The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 185 193 234
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +41
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1714 1849 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.72% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.96% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1359 1130
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
86015 94271 97867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.58% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71937 77596 78114
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 1610 £52,500 +5.00% 190
London +32 805 £60,000 - 73
South East -47 256 £50,000 +11.11% 40
South West -27 140 £40,000 -3.61% 15
East of England +4 112 £57,500 +27.77% 4
City of London +24 110 £55,000 -12.00% 19
North West +25 94 £42,500 +1.07% 17
Berkshire -9 92 £50,000 - 12
Reading +11 72 £50,000 +11.73% 6
Manchester +6 72 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East Midlands +30 71 £42,500 +3.65% 5
Yorkshire +6 70 £42,500 -8.60% 15
Hampshire -2 66 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Surrey -23 53 £54,250 +8.50% 7
West Yorkshire +7 50 £42,500 -8.60% 14
Essex +33 49 £52,500 -27.08% 2
West Midlands -13 47 £37,250 -17.22% 11
Scotland +3 43 £42,000 -1.17% 4
Bristol +2 40 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Leeds -3 34 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Leicestershire +17 30 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Hertfordshire +10 30 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Leicester +11 28 £42,500 +51.78%
Nottingham +11 28 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Gloucestershire -26 26 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Glasgow +13 24 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Somerset +19 22 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Bath +16 22 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Wiltshire +3 21 £40,000 +23.07% 2

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1877 (53.25%) Linux
2 1621 (45.99%) Puppet
3 1454 (41.25%) DevOps
4 1279 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
5 1099 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1094 (31.04%) Python
7 954 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
8 946 (26.84%) Continuous Integration
9 930 (26.38%) Java
10 873 (24.77%) Ansible
11 851 (24.14%) Windows
12 846 (24.00%) Jenkins
13 747 (21.19%) Finance
14 705 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 700 (19.86%) VMware
16 663 (18.81%) Git (software)
17 662 (18.78%) Ruby
18 654 (18.55%) SQL
19 651 (18.47%) Perl
20 607 (17.22%) ITIL
21 592 (16.79%) Unix
22 573 (16.26%) Microsoft
23 544 (15.43%) Docker
24 527 (14.95%) Apache
25 491 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
26 434 (12.31%) Web Services
27 428 (12.14%) Scrum
28 425 (12.06%) Oracle
28 425 (12.06%) Red Hat
29 413 (11.72%) .NET

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 527 (14.95%) Apache
2 299 (8.48%) Tomcat
3 262 (7.43%) OpenStack
4 197 (5.59%) nginx
5 191 (5.42%) IIS
6 164 (4.65%) JBoss
7 148 (4.20%) WebSphere
8 146 (4.14%) WebLogic
9 103 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
10 94 (2.67%) CloudStack
11 82 (2.33%) CMS
12 53 (1.50%) MS Exchange
13 52 (1.48%) Confluence
14 51 (1.45%) SharePoint
15 44 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
17 37 (1.05%) Drupal
18 36 (1.02%) Apache Solr
19 31 (0.88%) Jetty
20 24 (0.68%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 246 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 74 (2.10%) MS Office
3 24 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.51%) MS Project
5 12 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.23%) Simulink
7 6 (0.17%) SPSS
8 2 (0.057%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.057%) HipChat
8 2 (0.057%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.057%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.057%) Windchill
9 1 (0.028%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.028%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 22 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.23%) Maximo
6 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.20%) Siebel Analytics
7 6 (0.17%) assyst
7 6 (0.17%) Magento
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.085%) HFM
9 3 (0.085%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.085%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.057%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 954 (27.06%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
4 133 (3.77%) PaaS
5 124 (3.52%) IaaS
6 108 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
7 86 (2.44%) GitHub
8 85 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 73 (2.07%) Amazon S3
10 66 (1.87%) Office 365
10 66 (1.87%) SaaS
11 64 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 33 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
13 32 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
15 22 (0.62%) CloudBees
16 21 (0.60%) OpenShift
17 20 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
17 20 (0.57%) SoftLayer
18 19 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 379 (10.75%) Firewall
2 264 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 213 (6.04%) DNS
4 141 (4.00%) Internet
5 127 (3.60%) VPN
6 124 (3.52%) SAN
7 118 (3.35%) HTTP
8 108 (3.06%) LAN
9 86 (2.44%) LDAP
10 66 (1.87%) Network Security
11 65 (1.84%) WAN
12 60 (1.70%) BGP
13 54 (1.53%) SSL
14 52 (1.48%) NAS
15 50 (1.42%) DHCP
16 49 (1.39%) VLAN
16 49 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
17 46 (1.30%) IPsec
18 45 (1.28%) VoIP
19 42 (1.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (10.75%) MySQL
2 342 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 187 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 131 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
5 125 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 110 (3.12%) Big Data
7 109 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 80 (2.27%) Redis
9 78 (2.21%) Oracle Database
10 77 (2.18%) Hadoop
11 65 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 58 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 57 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
15 42 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
16 41 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 41 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.74%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 846 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 663 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 341 (9.67%) Subversion
4 303 (8.60%) JIRA
5 201 (5.70%) Maven
6 181 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 162 (4.60%) TeamCity
8 150 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 112 (3.18%) Hudson
10 102 (2.89%) Ant
11 90 (2.55%) Visual Studio
12 89 (2.52%) Vagrant
13 86 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
14 84 (2.38%) Selenium
15 73 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
16 61 (1.73%) MSBuild
17 54 (1.53%) Bitbucket
18 52 (1.48%) Travis CI
19 47 (1.33%) Cucumber
19 47 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 747 (21.19%) Finance
2 208 (5.90%) Banking
3 186 (5.28%) Retail
4 137 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 134 (3.80%) Law
6 117 (3.32%) Games
7 89 (2.52%) Marketing
8 51 (1.45%) Electronics
8 51 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.39%) Back Office
10 48 (1.36%) Publishing
11 43 (1.22%) Advertising
12 38 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.94%) Legal
14 27 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 26 (0.74%) Aerospace
16 25 (0.71%) Investment Banking
17 22 (0.62%) Military
18 17 (0.48%) Online Betting
19 14 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 839 (23.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 501 (14.21%) Developer
3 400 (11.35%) Linux Engineer
4 280 (7.94%) Administrator
5 268 (7.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 225 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 218 (6.18%) AWS Engineer
8 200 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 194 (5.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 188 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
10 188 (5.33%) Senior DevOps
11 182 (5.16%) AWS DevOps
12 170 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 170 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
13 161 (4.57%) Analyst
14 157 (4.45%) Architect
15 155 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
16 130 (3.69%) Software Engineer
17 116 (3.29%) Java Developer
18 112 (3.18%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (12.31%) Web Services
2 413 (11.72%) .NET
3 306 (8.68%) LAMP
4 254 (7.21%) HTML
5 191 (5.42%) CSS
6 162 (4.60%) XML
7 157 (4.45%) ASP.NET
8 138 (3.91%) jQuery
9 129 (3.66%) JSON
10 121 (3.43%) REST
11 119 (3.38%) AngularJS
12 116 (3.29%) HTML5
13 108 (3.06%) RESTful
14 102 (2.89%) Middleware
15 93 (2.64%) J2EE
16 92 (2.61%) CSS3
17 89 (2.52%) Spring
18 84 (2.38%) ELK Stack
19 80 (2.27%) Node.js
20 75 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 228 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 222 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 181 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 170 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 115 (3.26%) CMDB
6 98 (2.78%) Fintech
7 62 (1.76%) User Experience
8 59 (1.67%) Public Cloud
8 59 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 57 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (1.50%) Clustering
10 53 (1.50%) Private Cloud
11 49 (1.39%) Mobile App
12 48 (1.36%) Visualisation
13 44 (1.25%) Smartphone
14 43 (1.22%) Digital Media
15 42 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
15 42 (1.19%) Replication
16 38 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 37 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1877 (53.25%) Linux
2 851 (24.14%) Windows
3 592 (16.79%) Unix
4 371 (10.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 332 (9.42%) Windows Server
6 277 (7.86%) CentOS
7 177 (5.02%) Ubuntu
8 103 (2.92%) Solaris
9 100 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 97 (2.75%) Debian
11 92 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 67 (1.90%) AIX
13 39 (1.11%) FreeBSD
14 38 (1.08%) Windows 7
15 36 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
16 31 (0.88%) Android
17 29 (0.82%) SUSE
18 28 (0.79%) Windows Phone
19 26 (0.74%) Mac OS X
19 26 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1454 (41.25%) DevOps
2 1279 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
3 946 (26.84%) Continuous Integration
4 607 (17.22%) ITIL
5 428 (12.14%) Scrum
6 409 (11.60%) Open Source
7 286 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 283 (8.03%) TDD
9 282 (8.00%) SDLC
10 281 (7.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 257 (7.29%) E-Commerce
11 257 (7.29%) High Availability
12 250 (7.09%) Release Management
12 250 (7.09%) Service Management
13 244 (6.92%) Change Management
14 239 (6.78%) Project Management
15 217 (6.16%) Mentoring
16 211 (5.99%) Service Delivery
17 194 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 153 (4.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1094 (31.04%) Python
2 930 (26.38%) Java
3 705 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 662 (18.78%) Ruby
5 654 (18.55%) SQL
6 651 (18.47%) Perl
7 409 (11.60%) PHP
8 329 (9.33%) JavaScript
9 309 (8.77%) C#
10 307 (8.71%) PowerShell
11 241 (6.84%) Shell Script
12 204 (5.79%) C++
13 200 (5.67%) C
14 82 (2.33%) Groovy
15 75 (2.13%) Scala
16 63 (1.79%) PL/SQL
17 60 (1.70%) T-SQL
18 49 (1.39%) Korn
19 43 (1.22%) Go
20 42 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 355 (10.07%) Degree
2 261 (7.40%) Security Cleared
3 103 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
4 88 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 81 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 63 (1.79%) RHCE
7 53 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (0.94%) AWS Certification
10 31 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 29 (0.82%) CCNP
12 24 (0.68%) CCNA
12 24 (0.68%) ISEB
13 19 (0.54%) BC Cleared
14 17 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.43%) MCSE
16 12 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (0.31%) MCSA
18 7 (0.20%) MCITP
18 7 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (7.23%) QA
2 83 (2.35%) SLA
3 42 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.31%) COBIT
6 11 (0.31%) GCP
7 9 (0.26%) ISO 8583
7 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.20%) DO-178B
8 7 (0.20%) IEC 61508
9 6 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.14%) ISO13485
11 3 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.085%) MiFID
11 3 (0.085%) MISRA
11 3 (0.085%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.057%) COSO
12 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 544 (15.43%) Docker
2 491 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 284 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 182 (5.16%) vSphere
5 119 (3.38%) Xen
6 97 (2.75%) Hyper-V
7 95 (2.70%) KVM
8 86 (2.44%) XenServer
9 80 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
10 66 (1.87%) Varnish
11 65 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
12 50 (1.42%) NFS
13 48 (1.36%) VMware ESX
14 32 (0.91%) Samba
15 29 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
15 29 (0.82%) vCloud
16 26 (0.74%) Squid
17 24 (0.68%) LXC
18 23 (0.65%) Firmware
19 22 (0.62%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1621 (45.99%) Puppet
2 1099 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
3 873 (24.77%) Ansible
4 297 (8.43%) Nagios
5 185 (5.25%) Salt
6 145 (4.11%) Kubernetes
7 117 (3.32%) Cobbler
8 116 (3.29%) ZABBIX
9 105 (2.98%) HAProxy
9 105 (2.98%) SCCM
10 91 (2.58%) Cacti
11 90 (2.55%) Terraform
12 85 (2.41%) Tivoli
13 69 (1.96%) Mesos
14 60 (1.70%) Graphite
15 58 (1.65%) CFEngine
16 57 (1.62%) logstash
17 40 (1.13%) Kibana
18 34 (0.96%) Ganglia
19 33 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 700 (19.86%) VMware
2 573 (16.26%) Microsoft
3 425 (12.06%) Oracle
3 425 (12.06%) Red Hat
4 249 (7.06%) Cisco
5 125 (3.55%) HP
6 124 (3.52%) Rackspace
7 96 (2.72%) Splunk
8 86 (2.44%) IBM
9 78 (2.21%) EnterpriseDB
10 73 (2.07%) NetApp
11 68 (1.93%) Atlassian
12 63 (1.79%) ServiceNow
13 61 (1.73%) Google
13 61 (1.73%) New Relic
14 58 (1.65%) Citrix
15 56 (1.59%) F5
16 55 (1.56%) Remedy
17 54 (1.53%) EMC
17 54 (1.53%) Juniper
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + home working, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago