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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 181 199 216
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1766 1854 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 1.68% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.93% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1335 1268
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%

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
85991 96193 99396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.80% 87.24% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 78620 80201
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +20 1661 £50,000 +3.09% 204
London +37 834 £60,000 +4.34% 101
South East -54 248 £50,000 +11.11% 28
South West -5 157 £43,750 +9.37% 18
City of London +23 114 £52,500 -12.50% 22
East of England +9 114 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Berkshire -10 97 £50,000 - 7
North West +44 93 £42,500 +21.42% 21
Reading +25 76 £50,000 - 5
Yorkshire +18 75 £42,500 - 8
East Midlands +47 70 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Manchester +25 70 £42,500 +25.00% 15
West Midlands +13 69 £45,000 - 4
Surrey -1 64 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Scotland +6 58 £45,000 +4.65% 4
Essex +25 47 £53,750 -25.34% 5
West Yorkshire -10 46 £42,500 - 8
Bristol -2 43 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Hampshire -18 43 £52,500 +23.52% 8
Glasgow +17 38 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leeds +2 37 £42,500 -4.49% 6
Gloucestershire +5 35 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +25 32 £47,500 +21.79%
Somerset +18 32 £41,500 +12.16% 2
Bath +21 30 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Nottingham +25 29 £50,000 +20.48%
South Yorkshire +34 28 £40,000 -
Suffolk +28 26 £55,000 +10.00%
Hertfordshire +14 26 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Wiltshire +4 25 £45,000 +20.00% 3

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1921 (53.30%) Linux
2 1597 (44.31%) Puppet
3 1436 (39.84%) DevOps
4 1306 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
5 1092 (30.30%) Python
6 1054 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
7 969 (26.89%) Java
8 923 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
9 903 (25.06%) Amazon AWS
10 863 (23.95%) Jenkins
11 837 (23.22%) Ansible
12 829 (23.00%) Windows
13 756 (20.98%) Finance
14 744 (20.64%) Bash Shell
15 693 (19.23%) VMware
16 667 (18.51%) Git (software)
17 654 (18.15%) Ruby
18 652 (18.09%) SQL
19 647 (17.95%) Perl
20 636 (17.65%) ITIL
21 620 (17.20%) Unix
22 566 (15.70%) Microsoft
23 541 (15.01%) Docker
24 507 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
25 503 (13.96%) Apache
26 481 (13.35%) Oracle
27 440 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 435 (12.07%) Red Hat
29 419 (11.63%) Web Services
30 405 (11.24%) Scrum

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
1 503 (13.96%) Apache
2 320 (8.88%) Tomcat
3 260 (7.21%) OpenStack
4 195 (5.41%) JBoss
5 193 (5.36%) nginx
6 162 (4.50%) IIS
7 145 (4.02%) WebSphere
8 138 (3.83%) WebLogic
9 112 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
10 88 (2.44%) CloudStack
11 73 (2.03%) CMS
12 57 (1.58%) MS Exchange
13 52 (1.44%) Confluence
14 45 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (1.25%) SharePoint
15 43 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
16 38 (1.05%) Jetty
17 35 (0.97%) Apache Solr
17 35 (0.97%) Drupal
18 23 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 233 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 82 (2.28%) MS Office
3 25 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.50%) MS Project
5 13 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.22%) Simulink
7 4 (0.11%) SPSS
8 2 (0.055%) Windchill
9 1 (0.028%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.028%) HipChat
9 1 (0.028%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.028%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 23 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.22%) Maximo
6 8 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
8 6 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
9 5 (0.14%) assyst
9 5 (0.14%) Magento
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.11%) SAP PS
11 3 (0.083%) Eagle PACE
11 3 (0.083%) HFM
11 3 (0.083%) LatentZero
11 3 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.083%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.083%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 903 (25.06%) Amazon AWS
2 203 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (3.94%) PaaS
4 140 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
4 140 (3.88%) IaaS
5 101 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
6 83 (2.30%) GitHub
7 82 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 74 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 68 (1.89%) SaaS
10 59 (1.64%) Office 365
11 58 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 40 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 36 (1.00%) CloudBees
14 24 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
15 21 (0.58%) OpenShift
16 20 (0.55%) SoftLayer
17 17 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
18 16 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 395 (10.96%) Firewall
2 266 (7.38%) TCP/IP
3 236 (6.55%) DNS
4 141 (3.91%) LAN
5 131 (3.63%) VPN
6 130 (3.61%) Internet
7 128 (3.55%) SAN
8 123 (3.41%) HTTP
9 109 (3.02%) WAN
10 97 (2.69%) LDAP
11 61 (1.69%) DHCP
12 57 (1.58%) Network Security
12 57 (1.58%) SSL
13 51 (1.42%) BGP
14 46 (1.28%) NAS
14 46 (1.28%) VLAN
15 44 (1.22%) SMTP
16 40 (1.11%) VoIP
17 38 (1.05%) NetScaler
18 34 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (10.68%) MySQL
2 321 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 179 (4.97%) NoSQL
4 151 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 139 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (3.05%) Big Data
6 110 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 108 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 89 (2.47%) Redis
9 83 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 59 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 53 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 51 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 48 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
15 42 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 42 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 36 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
17 29 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 25 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 863 (23.95%) Jenkins
2 667 (18.51%) Git (software)
3 332 (9.21%) Subversion
4 316 (8.77%) JIRA
5 219 (6.08%) Maven
6 141 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 140 (3.88%) TeamCity
8 122 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 106 (2.94%) Ant
10 94 (2.61%) Hudson
11 88 (2.44%) Selenium
11 88 (2.44%) Vagrant
12 86 (2.39%) Visual Studio
13 75 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 65 (1.80%) Travis CI
15 56 (1.55%) NUnit
16 50 (1.39%) JUnit
17 47 (1.30%) Cucumber
18 45 (1.25%) Bitbucket
19 40 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 756 (20.98%) Finance
2 195 (5.41%) Retail
3 194 (5.38%) Banking
4 140 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 128 (3.55%) Law
6 119 (3.30%) Games
7 85 (2.36%) Marketing
8 52 (1.44%) Publishing
9 44 (1.22%) Back Office
10 43 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 42 (1.17%) Advertising
12 37 (1.03%) Electronics
12 37 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 37 (1.03%) Legal
13 30 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
14 26 (0.72%) Aerospace
15 21 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 18 (0.50%) Military
17 16 (0.44%) Billing
18 9 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 830 (23.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 492 (13.65%) Developer
3 408 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
4 292 (8.10%) Administrator
5 269 (7.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 210 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
7 206 (5.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 205 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
9 203 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
10 188 (5.22%) Analyst
10 188 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 185 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
12 181 (5.02%) Architect
13 178 (4.94%) Senior DevOps
14 174 (4.83%) AWS DevOps
15 158 (4.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 154 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
17 125 (3.47%) Software Engineer
18 120 (3.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 117 (3.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (11.63%) Web Services
2 390 (10.82%) .NET
3 308 (8.55%) LAMP
4 239 (6.63%) HTML
5 185 (5.13%) CSS
6 176 (4.88%) XML
7 149 (4.13%) JSON
8 141 (3.91%) ASP.NET
9 131 (3.63%) jQuery
10 121 (3.36%) REST
11 111 (3.08%) AngularJS
12 105 (2.91%) Middleware
13 101 (2.80%) RESTful
14 99 (2.75%) HTML5
15 97 (2.69%) J2EE
16 84 (2.33%) ELK Stack
17 78 (2.16%) Spring
18 73 (2.03%) Node.js
18 73 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 72 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 251 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 192 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 189 (5.24%) Management Information System
5 126 (3.50%) CMDB
6 108 (3.00%) Fintech
7 70 (1.94%) Virtual Team
8 68 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 62 (1.72%) Public Cloud
10 61 (1.69%) Clustering
11 59 (1.64%) User Experience
12 57 (1.58%) Private Cloud
13 52 (1.44%) Mobile App
14 49 (1.36%) Visualisation
15 47 (1.30%) Replication
16 46 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 44 (1.22%) Digital Media
18 41 (1.14%) Smartphone
19 37 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
20 35 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1921 (53.30%) Linux
2 829 (23.00%) Windows
3 620 (17.20%) Unix
4 440 (12.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 319 (8.85%) CentOS
6 304 (8.44%) Windows Server
7 196 (5.44%) Ubuntu
8 113 (3.14%) Solaris
9 111 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 107 (2.97%) Debian
11 97 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (2.00%) AIX
13 46 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
14 39 (1.08%) Windows 7
15 38 (1.05%) SUSE
16 36 (1.00%) Android
17 35 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
18 33 (0.92%) FreeBSD
19 27 (0.75%) Apple iOS
20 26 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1436 (39.84%) DevOps
2 1306 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 923 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
4 636 (17.65%) ITIL
5 405 (11.24%) Scrum
6 377 (10.46%) Open Source
7 286 (7.94%) TDD
8 277 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 272 (7.55%) High Availability
10 264 (7.33%) Software Engineering
11 262 (7.27%) SDLC
12 256 (7.10%) Service Management
13 251 (6.96%) Project Management
14 240 (6.66%) Release Management
15 234 (6.49%) Change Management
16 230 (6.38%) E-Commerce
17 228 (6.33%) Mentoring
18 210 (5.83%) Service Delivery
19 183 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
20 158 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1092 (30.30%) Python
2 969 (26.89%) Java
3 744 (20.64%) Bash Shell
4 654 (18.15%) Ruby
5 652 (18.09%) SQL
6 647 (17.95%) Perl
7 360 (9.99%) PHP
8 300 (8.32%) JavaScript
9 286 (7.94%) C#
10 270 (7.49%) PowerShell
11 238 (6.60%) Shell Script
12 211 (5.85%) C++
13 192 (5.33%) C
14 76 (2.11%) PL/SQL
15 71 (1.97%) Scala
16 68 (1.89%) T-SQL
17 66 (1.83%) Groovy
18 52 (1.44%) VB
19 47 (1.30%) Korn
20 34 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 378 (10.49%) Degree
2 290 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 107 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 96 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
5 91 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 59 (1.64%) RHCE
7 52 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (0.94%) AWS Certification
10 31 (0.86%) ISEB
11 28 (0.78%) CCNP
12 27 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 21 (0.58%) MCSE
14 20 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (0.47%) CCNA
17 15 (0.42%) MCITP
18 14 (0.39%) BC Cleared
19 13 (0.36%) MCSA
20 11 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (6.96%) QA
2 95 (2.64%) SLA
3 25 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.33%) COBIT
7 12 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.25%) ISO 8583
9 6 (0.17%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.17%) GCP
10 5 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.11%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.083%) MiFID
13 2 (0.055%) COSO
13 2 (0.055%) DO-254
13 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.055%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.055%) MISRA C
System Software
1 541 (15.01%) Docker
2 507 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (7.77%) Active Directory
4 166 (4.61%) vSphere
5 132 (3.66%) Xen
6 109 (3.02%) KVM
7 93 (2.58%) Hyper-V
8 83 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 83 (2.30%) XenServer
9 78 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
10 59 (1.64%) Varnish
11 51 (1.42%) NFS
12 38 (1.05%) VMware ESX
13 30 (0.83%) Squid
14 27 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
15 26 (0.72%) Samba
16 23 (0.64%) LXC
17 21 (0.58%) vCloud
18 20 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 19 (0.53%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1597 (44.31%) Puppet
2 1054 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
3 837 (23.22%) Ansible
4 282 (7.82%) Nagios
5 181 (5.02%) Salt
6 140 (3.88%) Kubernetes
7 126 (3.50%) Cobbler
8 125 (3.47%) ZABBIX
9 102 (2.83%) HAProxy
10 98 (2.72%) SCCM
11 88 (2.44%) Cacti
12 85 (2.36%) Tivoli
13 72 (2.00%) Terraform
14 67 (1.86%) CFEngine
15 66 (1.83%) logstash
16 61 (1.69%) Graphite
17 58 (1.61%) Mesos
18 38 (1.05%) Kibana
19 36 (1.00%) SCOM
20 34 (0.94%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 693 (19.23%) VMware
2 566 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 481 (13.35%) Oracle
4 435 (12.07%) Red Hat
5 246 (6.83%) Cisco
6 133 (3.69%) HP
7 113 (3.14%) IBM
8 104 (2.89%) Rackspace
9 100 (2.77%) Splunk
10 77 (2.14%) EnterpriseDB
11 75 (2.08%) NetApp
12 70 (1.94%) Google
13 65 (1.80%) ServiceNow
14 60 (1.66%) Remedy
15 59 (1.64%) Citrix
15 59 (1.64%) Juniper
15 59 (1.64%) New Relic
16 55 (1.53%) Atlassian
17 51 (1.42%) F5
18 47 (1.30%) EMC
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £58 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits (health care, bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago