The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 183 194 205
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1883 1804 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.49% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.82% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1250 1084
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92626 99355 89014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 82.06% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74985 79810 73029
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK.

Configuration Management Salary Trend in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 1762 £47,500 +5.55% 250
London +16 734 £55,000 +4.76% 92
South East +7 371 £47,500 +5.55% 48
City of London -3 162 £53,750 +2.38% 29
Yorkshire +50 150 £42,500 +21.42% 20
South West +27 149 £40,625 +0.93% 33
East of England +19 147 £45,000 +9.75% 21
West Yorkshire +44 119 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Berkshire 0 106 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Leeds +43 83 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Hampshire +32 81 £40,000 +6.66% 16
North West +3 81 £37,500 -11.76% 17
West Midlands +24 80 £41,500 +10.66% 10
Surrey +8 80 £50,000 +13.63% 7
Reading -2 66 £50,000 - 5
Bristol +25 56 £54,000 +38.46% 16
Manchester +18 53 £37,500 -12.48% 3
East Midlands +9 51 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland +40 48 £50,000 +14.94% 8
Hertfordshire +9 40 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Gloucestershire -6 40 £35,500 -12.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +28 35 £46,250 -2.63% 12
Bedfordshire +4 31 £37,500 - 3
Birmingham +15 30 £37,500 - 3
Edinburgh +21 28 £50,000 +12.35% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 28 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Nottinghamshire +2 28 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Sussex +6 27 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Essex +4 27 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Nottingham -7 27 £37,500 -6.25% 4

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 1329 (38.95%) Linux
2 990 (29.02%) Windows
3 922 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
4 872 (25.56%) Puppet
5 827 (24.24%) DevOps
6 807 (23.65%) Java
7 772 (22.63%) SQL
8 771 (22.60%) ITIL
9 747 (21.89%) Microsoft
10 682 (19.99%) Finance
11 679 (19.90%) Python
12 675 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
13 566 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
14 545 (15.97%) VMware
15 540 (15.83%) SQL Server
16 515 (15.09%) Degree
17 512 (15.01%) Oracle
18 467 (13.69%) .NET
19 466 (13.66%) Ruby
20 455 (13.34%) Apache
21 438 (12.84%) Bash Shell
22 434 (12.72%) UNIX
23 430 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
24 429 (12.57%) Perl
25 421 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
26 418 (12.25%) MS Excel
27 387 (11.34%) Web Services
28 385 (11.28%) MySQL
29 356 (10.43%) Change Management
30 349 (10.23%) Jenkins

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 455 (13.34%) Apache
2 283 (8.29%) Tomcat
3 243 (7.12%) IIS
4 204 (5.98%) MS Exchange
5 173 (5.07%) SharePoint
6 147 (4.31%) nginx
7 99 (2.90%) OpenStack
8 84 (2.46%) CMS
9 81 (2.37%) WebLogic
10 72 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 69 (2.02%) JBoss
12 68 (1.99%) WebSphere
12 68 (1.99%) Node.js
13 48 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
14 41 (1.20%) Confluence
14 41 (1.20%) Apache Solr
15 38 (1.11%) Drupal
16 36 (1.06%) Lync
17 26 (0.76%) Jetty
17 26 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 418 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 188 (5.51%) MS Office
3 39 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.91%) MS Project
5 15 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.44%) SPSS
6 10 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.12%) Simulink
9 3 (0.088%) Stateflow
9 3 (0.088%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.029%) Windchill
10 1 (0.029%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 48 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 29 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 29 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 29 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 28 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 26 (0.76%) SAP PS
6 24 (0.70%) SAP PM
6 24 (0.70%) SAP MM
6 24 (0.70%) SAP HR
6 24 (0.70%) SAP R/3
6 24 (0.70%) SAP GTS
7 15 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.32%) Markit EDM
10 10 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.26%) assyst
11 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (0.26%) Sophis RISQUE
12 8 (0.23%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 430 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (3.11%) SaaS
2 106 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
3 89 (2.61%) PaaS
4 80 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 75 (2.20%) IaaS
6 48 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 35 (1.03%) Office 365
9 23 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (0.62%) GitHub
11 16 (0.47%) Joyent
12 14 (0.41%) Route 53
13 12 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (0.29%) Terremark
15 10 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (0.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 291 (8.53%) Firewall
2 276 (8.09%) DNS
3 230 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 202 (5.92%) SAN
5 176 (5.16%) HTTP
6 158 (4.63%) WAN
7 155 (4.54%) LAN
8 148 (4.34%) DHCP
9 130 (3.81%) Internet
10 112 (3.28%) VPN
11 76 (2.23%) NAS
12 71 (2.08%) SMTP
13 70 (2.05%) LDAP
14 66 (1.93%) iSCSI
15 60 (1.76%) SNMP
16 56 (1.64%) VoIP
17 54 (1.58%) FTP
17 54 (1.58%) VLAN
18 48 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
19 47 (1.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 385 (11.28%) MySQL
3 201 (5.89%) Relational Database
4 168 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 164 (4.81%) NoSQL
6 146 (4.28%) Oracle Database
7 139 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
8 130 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 111 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
10 100 (2.93%) RDBMS
11 88 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 84 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 77 (2.26%) Redis
14 73 (2.14%) Big Data
15 58 (1.70%) DB2
16 57 (1.67%) Hadoop
17 54 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 54 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
18 53 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
19 51 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 349 (10.23%) Jenkins
2 342 (10.02%) Git (software)
3 330 (9.67%) Subversion
4 205 (6.01%) JIRA
5 163 (4.78%) Maven
6 138 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 107 (3.14%) Ant
8 106 (3.11%) JUnit
9 102 (2.99%) NUnit
10 98 (2.87%) Visual Studio
11 93 (2.73%) TeamCity
12 90 (2.64%) Hudson
13 78 (2.29%) Selenium
14 50 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
15 48 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 38 (1.11%) Eclipse
17 35 (1.03%) ClearCase
18 34 (1.00%) Gradle
19 33 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 29 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 682 (19.99%) Finance
2 157 (4.60%) Banking
3 143 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 114 (3.34%) Retail
5 91 (2.67%) Games
6 72 (2.11%) Law
7 68 (1.99%) Aerospace
8 67 (1.96%) Legal
9 52 (1.52%) Marketing
10 46 (1.35%) Military
11 44 (1.29%) Advertising
11 44 (1.29%) Publishing
12 43 (1.26%) Manufacturing
13 36 (1.06%) Electronics
14 34 (1.00%) Billing
15 27 (0.79%) Back Office
16 17 (0.50%) Polish Language
17 14 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.35%) Automotive
19 11 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 534 (15.65%) Developer
2 448 (13.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 355 (10.40%) Administrator
4 326 (9.55%) Analyst
5 260 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
6 176 (5.16%) Linux Administrator
7 149 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
8 143 (4.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 113 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
10 111 (3.25%) Architect
11 110 (3.22%) Support Analyst
12 108 (3.17%) Senior Developer
13 107 (3.14%) Software Engineer
14 105 (3.08%) Java Developer
15 98 (2.87%) Support Engineer
15 98 (2.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 97 (2.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 97 (2.84%) Configuration Manager
17 95 (2.78%) Consultant
17 95 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (13.69%) .NET
2 387 (11.34%) Web Services
3 316 (9.26%) HTML
4 244 (7.15%) CSS
5 177 (5.19%) XML
6 131 (3.84%) ASP.NET
7 128 (3.75%) jQuery
8 127 (3.72%) HTML5
8 127 (3.72%) Spring
9 118 (3.46%) LAMP
10 111 (3.25%) .NET Framework
11 105 (3.08%) Middleware
12 100 (2.93%) J2EE
13 98 (2.87%) Hibernate
14 83 (2.43%) Ajax
15 73 (2.14%) CSS3
16 69 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 56 (1.64%) Entity Framework
18 54 (1.58%) RESTful
19 53 (1.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 311 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 255 (7.47%) Open Source
3 241 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 207 (6.07%) Computer Science
5 150 (4.40%) CMDB
6 95 (2.78%) Replication
7 82 (2.40%) Clustering
8 70 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 68 (1.99%) Mathematics
10 51 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 50 (1.47%) Blackberry
12 47 (1.38%) User Experience
13 39 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
14 38 (1.11%) GIS
15 36 (1.06%) Derivative
16 27 (0.79%) Mainframe
16 27 (0.79%) iSeries
17 25 (0.73%) Private Cloud
18 24 (0.70%) Visualisation
18 24 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1329 (38.95%) Linux
2 990 (29.02%) Windows
3 434 (12.72%) UNIX
4 282 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 200 (5.86%) CentOS
6 186 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 182 (5.33%) Ubuntu
8 143 (4.19%) Windows 7
9 118 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 99 (2.90%) Debian
11 80 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 71 (2.08%) Solaris
13 56 (1.64%) Mac OS X
14 47 (1.38%) Android
15 34 (1.00%) Apple iOS
16 31 (0.91%) Windows XP
17 27 (0.79%) HPUX
18 24 (0.70%) AIX
19 18 (0.53%) Windows 8
20 13 (0.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (24.24%) DevOps
3 771 (22.60%) ITIL
4 566 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
5 356 (10.43%) Change Management
6 298 (8.73%) Project Management
7 289 (8.47%) Release Management
8 259 (7.59%) Service Management
9 257 (7.53%) E-Commerce
9 257 (7.53%) Scrum
10 246 (7.21%) Software Engineering
11 229 (6.71%) Change Control
12 213 (6.24%) Unit Testing
13 209 (6.13%) Performance Tuning
14 201 (5.89%) OO
15 200 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 198 (5.80%) TDD
17 195 (5.72%) Service Delivery
18 193 (5.66%) Mentoring
19 180 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 807 (23.65%) Java
2 772 (22.63%) SQL
3 679 (19.90%) Python
4 466 (13.66%) Ruby
5 438 (12.84%) Bash Shell
6 429 (12.57%) Perl
7 321 (9.41%) JavaScript
8 311 (9.11%) C#
9 299 (8.76%) PHP
10 246 (7.21%) PowerShell
11 184 (5.39%) C++
12 177 (5.19%) C
13 155 (4.54%) Shell Script
14 110 (3.22%) PL/SQL
15 80 (2.34%) T-SQL
16 47 (1.38%) VBScript
16 47 (1.38%) VB
16 47 (1.38%) VB.NET
17 37 (1.08%) Groovy
18 27 (0.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 515 (15.09%) Degree
2 274 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 178 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 115 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 115 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 95 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (2.11%) CCNA
8 62 (1.82%) MCSE
9 56 (1.64%) CCNP
10 50 (1.47%) ISEB
11 46 (1.35%) MCP
12 25 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 23 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.64%) A+ Certification
15 21 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 20 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (0.56%) RHCE
17 19 (0.56%) MCITP
17 19 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (7.30%) QA
2 179 (5.25%) SLA
3 43 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 35 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.44%) TickIT
8 11 (0.32%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.26%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.15%) COBIT
11 5 (0.15%) DO-178B
11 5 (0.15%) DICOM
12 4 (0.12%) DO-254
13 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.029%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.029%) BS25999
System Software
1 421 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 347 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 122 (3.58%) Hyper-V
4 109 (3.19%) vSphere
5 67 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 65 (1.91%) XenServer
7 58 (1.70%) XenApp
8 55 (1.61%) Docker
9 53 (1.55%) Varnish
10 45 (1.32%) Xen
11 43 (1.26%) NFS
12 41 (1.20%) Firmware
13 40 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 38 (1.11%) KVM
15 35 (1.03%) VirtualBox
16 34 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
17 33 (0.97%) XenDesktop
18 31 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
19 22 (0.64%) Terminal Services
20 17 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 872 (25.56%) Puppet
2 675 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
3 327 (9.58%) Nagios
4 244 (7.15%) Ansible
5 143 (4.19%) Salt
6 104 (3.05%) SCCM
7 85 (2.49%) Vagrant
8 78 (2.29%) ZABBIX
9 66 (1.93%) Cacti
9 66 (1.93%) WSUS
10 64 (1.88%) Graphite
11 53 (1.55%) Zenoss
12 50 (1.47%) Tivoli
13 45 (1.32%) logstash
14 38 (1.11%) Cobbler
15 37 (1.08%) SCOM
16 33 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
16 33 (0.97%) Icinga
17 30 (0.88%) SELinux
18 28 (0.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 747 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 545 (15.97%) VMware
3 512 (15.01%) Oracle
4 331 (9.70%) Red Hat
5 257 (7.53%) Cisco
6 217 (6.36%) HP
7 145 (4.25%) Citrix
8 141 (4.13%) IBM
9 113 (3.31%) SAP
10 84 (2.46%) EMC
11 70 (2.05%) Rackspace
12 64 (1.88%) NetApp
13 63 (1.85%) Dell
14 56 (1.64%) Remedy
15 55 (1.61%) Splunk
16 52 (1.52%) SaltStack
17 51 (1.49%) Google
18 50 (1.47%) Symantec
19 42 (1.23%) Juniper
20 41 (1.20%) hybris
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