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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 184 212 218
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1886 1673 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.71% 1.42% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.71% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1278 1108
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -

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
93702 97715 89138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.89% 82.76% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 76798 78580 72885
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 1771 £50,000 +5.26% 221
London +10 760 £57,500 +4.54% 91
South East +59 398 £45,000 +5.88% 27
South West +60 191 £40,000 -3.61% 28
East of England +18 148 £45,000 - 18
City of London -15 146 £60,000 +20.00% 31
Berkshire +65 118 £50,000 +21.21% 3
Surrey +29 100 £47,500 +6.74% 10
Yorkshire +31 99 £42,500 +8.97% 10
Hampshire +39 77 £43,000 +32.30% 5
Reading +40 74 £55,000 +54.92% 3
West Yorkshire +5 72 £45,000 +18.42% 9
North West -21 72 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Leeds +25 64 £42,500 +12.58% 6
Bristol +33 61 £42,500 +9.67% 9
Scotland +30 55 £42,500 +41.66% 12
West Midlands +7 55 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Manchester -19 50 £35,000 -18.60% 16
Cambridgeshire +17 44 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Hertfordshire +28 42 £45,000 -1.09% 4
Dorset +28 41 £80,000 +150.00%
Bournemouth +32 40 £80,000 +14.28%
Edinburgh +34 39 £44,250 +22.91% 7
East Midlands -39 39 £45,000 - 8
Cambridge +20 37 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Bedfordshire -8 35 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +11 34 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Oxfordshire +16 32 £45,000 - 4
West Sussex +12 32 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Birmingham +14 30 £45,000 +3.44% 4

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1653 (43.79%) Linux
2 1158 (30.68%) Puppet
3 1070 (28.34%) DevOps
4 1030 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
5 1018 (26.97%) Windows
6 917 (24.29%) Python
7 887 (23.50%) ITIL
8 875 (23.18%) SQL
9 861 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
10 853 (22.60%) Java
11 766 (20.29%) Finance
12 690 (18.28%) Microsoft
13 652 (17.27%) VMware
14 650 (17.22%) Oracle
15 639 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
16 615 (16.29%) Perl
17 587 (15.55%) Ruby
18 550 (14.57%) Apache
19 548 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
20 530 (14.04%) SQL Server
21 521 (13.80%) UNIX
22 517 (13.70%) Jenkins
23 504 (13.35%) Degree
24 493 (13.06%) Git (software)
25 489 (12.95%) Bash Shell
26 460 (12.19%) .NET
27 457 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
28 435 (11.52%) MySQL
29 404 (10.70%) MS Excel
30 393 (10.41%) Red Hat

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 550 (14.57%) Apache
2 306 (8.11%) IIS
3 296 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 227 (6.01%) nginx
5 156 (4.13%) MS Exchange
6 134 (3.55%) JBoss
7 118 (3.13%) OpenStack
8 109 (2.89%) SharePoint
9 105 (2.78%) Node.js
10 95 (2.52%) WebLogic
11 83 (2.20%) WebSphere
12 82 (2.17%) CMS
13 77 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
14 52 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
16 44 (1.17%) Drupal
17 43 (1.14%) SAS
18 39 (1.03%) Confluence
19 37 (0.98%) Apache Pig
20 29 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 404 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 150 (3.97%) MS Office
3 48 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.03%) MS Project
5 31 (0.82%) SPSS
6 25 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.079%) Simulink
10 2 (0.053%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.053%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 34 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 32 (0.85%) Temenos T24
3 27 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 27 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 27 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 26 (0.69%) SAP PS
5 25 (0.66%) SAP MM
5 25 (0.66%) SAP HR
5 25 (0.66%) SAP R/3
5 25 (0.66%) SAP PM
5 25 (0.66%) SAP GTS
6 16 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
7 14 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.26%) RMDS
11 9 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
11 9 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 548 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
3 115 (3.05%) SaaS
4 92 (2.44%) PaaS
5 89 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 85 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
7 71 (1.88%) IaaS
8 48 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 45 (1.19%) Amazon S3
10 35 (0.93%) Office 365
11 32 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
11 32 (0.85%) GitHub
12 21 (0.56%) Route 53
13 19 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
14 18 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 11 (0.29%) Joyent
17 9 (0.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 338 (8.95%) DNS
2 300 (7.95%) Firewall
3 240 (6.36%) TCP/IP
4 190 (5.03%) SAN
5 177 (4.69%) Internet
6 172 (4.56%) HTTP
7 149 (3.95%) WAN
8 146 (3.87%) DHCP
9 144 (3.81%) LAN
10 141 (3.74%) VPN
11 101 (2.68%) SSL
11 101 (2.68%) LDAP
12 93 (2.46%) SMTP
13 85 (2.25%) NAS
14 78 (2.07%) VLAN
15 71 (1.88%) VoIP
16 62 (1.64%) Network Security
17 55 (1.46%) SNMP
18 54 (1.43%) FTP
19 53 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 530 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 435 (11.52%) MySQL
3 301 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 222 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 195 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 192 (5.09%) Oracle Database
7 138 (3.66%) RDBMS
8 133 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
9 131 (3.47%) Big Data
10 111 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
11 100 (2.65%) Redis
12 98 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 96 (2.54%) Hadoop
14 92 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
15 82 (2.17%) DB2
16 80 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 80 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 78 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
18 50 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 47 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 517 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 493 (13.06%) Git (software)
3 379 (10.04%) Subversion
4 216 (5.72%) JIRA
5 194 (5.14%) Maven
6 161 (4.26%) Hudson
7 137 (3.63%) TeamCity
8 113 (2.99%) Selenium
9 110 (2.91%) Ant
10 100 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 85 (2.25%) JUnit
12 84 (2.23%) Visual Studio
13 58 (1.54%) ClearCase
13 58 (1.54%) NUnit
14 55 (1.46%) Gradle
15 42 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
16 38 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 35 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 34 (0.90%) Eclipse
19 32 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 766 (20.29%) Finance
2 286 (7.58%) Banking
3 156 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 147 (3.89%) Retail
5 79 (2.09%) Financial Institution
6 72 (1.91%) Marketing
7 69 (1.83%) Games
8 65 (1.72%) Legal
9 64 (1.70%) Aerospace
10 61 (1.62%) Law
11 49 (1.30%) Military
12 44 (1.17%) Publishing
13 38 (1.01%) Advertising
14 36 (0.95%) Manufacturing
15 33 (0.87%) Electronics
16 26 (0.69%) Back Office
17 22 (0.58%) Polish Language
18 21 (0.56%) Billing
19 19 (0.50%) Front Office
20 18 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 581 (15.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 466 (12.34%) Developer
3 385 (10.20%) Administrator
4 381 (10.09%) Analyst
5 278 (7.36%) Systems Administrator
6 174 (4.61%) Software Engineer
7 172 (4.56%) Architect
8 160 (4.24%) Linux Administrator
9 152 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
10 142 (3.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 139 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
12 138 (3.66%) Configuration Manager
13 124 (3.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 123 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 114 (3.02%) Support Analyst
16 107 (2.83%) Service Manager
17 102 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 92 (2.44%) Support Engineer
19 88 (2.33%) .NET Developer
20 81 (2.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (12.19%) .NET
2 371 (9.83%) Web Services
3 336 (8.90%) HTML
4 278 (7.36%) CSS
5 207 (5.48%) XML
6 189 (5.01%) Middleware
7 159 (4.21%) HTML5
8 150 (3.97%) jQuery
9 139 (3.68%) ASP.NET
10 125 (3.31%) LAMP
11 112 (2.97%) Spring
12 108 (2.86%) J2EE
13 76 (2.01%) CSS3
14 73 (1.93%) .NET Framework
15 72 (1.91%) REST
16 70 (1.85%) Hibernate
17 54 (1.43%) Ajax
18 53 (1.40%) AngularJS
19 52 (1.38%) SOAP
20 51 (1.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 358 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 299 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 288 (7.63%) Data Centre
4 246 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 195 (5.17%) CMDB
6 108 (2.86%) Replication
7 102 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 87 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.56%) Clustering
9 59 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 54 (1.43%) GIS
11 52 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 52 (1.38%) Visualisation
12 48 (1.27%) User Experience
13 47 (1.25%) Statistics
14 34 (0.90%) PKI
15 32 (0.85%) Mainframe
16 31 (0.82%) Public Cloud
17 29 (0.77%) Digital Media
18 28 (0.74%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1653 (43.79%) Linux
2 1018 (26.97%) Windows
3 521 (13.80%) UNIX
4 311 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 257 (6.81%) CentOS
6 210 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 204 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 156 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 147 (3.89%) Windows 7
10 123 (3.26%) Debian
11 85 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 79 (2.09%) Solaris
13 49 (1.30%) Android
14 40 (1.06%) Apple iOS
15 34 (0.90%) Windows 8
16 33 (0.87%) Windows XP
17 28 (0.74%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.61%) AIX
19 16 (0.42%) Fedora
20 15 (0.40%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1070 (28.34%) DevOps
2 1030 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
3 887 (23.50%) ITIL
4 639 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
5 378 (10.01%) Change Management
6 341 (9.03%) Software Engineering
7 336 (8.90%) Service Management
8 329 (8.72%) Project Management
9 322 (8.53%) SDLC
10 294 (7.79%) Scrum
11 289 (7.66%) Open Source
12 285 (7.55%) Release Management
13 252 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
14 229 (6.07%) TDD
15 219 (5.80%) OO
16 215 (5.70%) Service Delivery
17 210 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 203 (5.38%) Mentoring
18 203 (5.38%) E-Commerce
19 185 (4.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 917 (24.29%) Python
2 875 (23.18%) SQL
3 853 (22.60%) Java
4 615 (16.29%) Perl
5 587 (15.55%) Ruby
6 489 (12.95%) Bash Shell
7 386 (10.23%) JavaScript
8 338 (8.95%) PHP
9 322 (8.53%) PowerShell
10 291 (7.71%) C#
11 238 (6.30%) C++
12 232 (6.15%) C
13 211 (5.59%) Shell Script
14 122 (3.23%) PL/SQL
15 75 (1.99%) T-SQL
16 58 (1.54%) VBScript
17 41 (1.09%) Scala
18 37 (0.98%) Groovy
19 36 (0.95%) R
19 36 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 504 (13.35%) Degree
2 296 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 191 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 144 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 140 (3.71%) DV Cleared
6 104 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 95 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 86 (2.28%) CCNA
9 83 (2.20%) MCSE
10 71 (1.88%) CCNP
11 47 (1.25%) ISEB
12 42 (1.11%) MCP
13 35 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (0.72%) MCITP
15 24 (0.64%) MCSA
15 24 (0.64%) RHCE
16 22 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 22 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 18 (0.48%) A+ Certification
17 18 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (8.26%) QA
2 244 (6.46%) SLA
3 65 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 40 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.48%) TickIT
8 10 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.13%) COBIT
9 5 (0.13%) DICOM
10 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.079%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.053%) JTAG
12 2 (0.053%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 457 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 360 (9.54%) Active Directory
3 102 (2.70%) Docker
4 94 (2.49%) vSphere
5 81 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 75 (1.99%) VMware ESX
6 75 (1.99%) Xen
7 67 (1.77%) Varnish
8 59 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
9 51 (1.35%) KVM
10 46 (1.22%) XenApp
11 44 (1.17%) VirtualBox
12 40 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
13 36 (0.95%) Firmware
14 35 (0.93%) NFS
15 34 (0.90%) UAG
15 34 (0.90%) vCloud
16 32 (0.85%) qmail
17 31 (0.82%) XenServer
17 31 (0.82%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1158 (30.68%) Puppet
2 861 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
3 380 (10.07%) Ansible
4 363 (9.62%) Nagios
5 195 (5.17%) Salt
6 119 (3.15%) Vagrant
7 116 (3.07%) SCCM
8 80 (2.12%) ZABBIX
8 80 (2.12%) Graphite
9 77 (2.04%) Cacti
10 54 (1.43%) Tivoli
11 52 (1.38%) Data Guard
11 52 (1.38%) logstash
12 50 (1.32%) Zenoss
13 47 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
14 46 (1.22%) WSUS
15 45 (1.19%) SCOM
15 45 (1.19%) HAProxy
16 37 (0.98%) Capistrano
17 33 (0.87%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 690 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 652 (17.27%) VMware
3 650 (17.22%) Oracle
4 393 (10.41%) Red Hat
5 268 (7.10%) Cisco
6 170 (4.50%) HP
7 169 (4.48%) IBM
8 155 (4.11%) Citrix
9 105 (2.78%) SAP
10 90 (2.38%) Rackspace
11 79 (2.09%) Google
12 70 (1.85%) EMC
13 69 (1.83%) Remedy
14 65 (1.72%) NetApp
15 61 (1.62%) SaltStack
16 60 (1.59%) Dell
17 56 (1.48%) Splunk
18 53 (1.40%) ServiceNow
19 49 (1.30%) F5
20 44 (1.17%) Informatica
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £65000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + financial benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + 33 Days Holiday, Health Insurance
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bomus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K + 6-7K on call + O/T
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago