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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 172 191 216
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1906 1825 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.55% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.88% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1334 1093
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
89503 97151 86101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.18% 82.70% 80.76%
Number of salaries quoted 72819 78976 70889
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +20 1792 £47,500 +5.55% 225
London +18 784 £55,000 +4.76% 71
South East +19 383 £45,000 +2.27% 55
South West +33 182 £40,000 -4.19% 31
City of London -10 153 £52,500 +5.00% 29
East of England +1 135 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Yorkshire +51 132 £44,000 +3.52% 11
Berkshire +46 128 £50,000 +11.11% 14
West Yorkshire +54 98 £47,000 +10.58% 5
Reading +37 78 £50,000 -6.97% 10
Bristol +30 71 £42,500 - 11
Surrey -13 71 £47,500 -2.56% 10
Leeds +40 69 £50,000 +31.57% 5
Hampshire +28 66 £40,000 +23.07% 8
North West -9 62 £35,000 -5.71% 19
West Midlands +13 60 £41,250 +10.00% 6
Scotland +37 54 £42,500 -5.55% 21
East Midlands -8 48 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 44 £45,000 - 15
West Sussex +18 43 £42,500 - 2
Manchester +9 40 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Hertfordshire +30 34 £45,000 +7.78% 4
Gloucestershire -1 33 £37,000 -8.07% 1
Edinburgh +31 32 £45,000 +1.12% 18
Cambridge +17 32 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Birmingham +13 30 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 29 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Nottingham -1 27 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Oxfordshire +1 25 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Maidenhead - 25 £65,000 - 1

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1478 (41.88%) Linux
2 1017 (28.82%) Windows
3 994 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
4 952 (26.98%) Puppet
5 911 (25.81%) DevOps
6 818 (23.18%) SQL
7 806 (22.84%) Java
8 778 (22.05%) ITIL
9 756 (21.42%) Python
10 750 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
11 699 (19.81%) Microsoft
12 697 (19.75%) Finance
13 607 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
14 598 (16.95%) VMware
15 577 (16.35%) Oracle
16 552 (15.64%) SQL Server
17 529 (14.99%) Perl
18 507 (14.37%) Ruby
19 495 (14.03%) Apache
20 486 (13.77%) Degree
21 473 (13.40%) .NET
22 462 (13.09%) UNIX
23 446 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
24 443 (12.55%) Bash Shell
25 441 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
26 416 (11.79%) Jenkins
27 409 (11.59%) Git (software)
28 406 (11.50%) MySQL
29 391 (11.08%) MS Excel
30 371 (10.51%) Web Services

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 495 (14.03%) Apache
2 291 (8.25%) Tomcat
3 278 (7.88%) IIS
4 190 (5.38%) MS Exchange
5 160 (4.53%) nginx
6 143 (4.05%) SharePoint
7 101 (2.86%) OpenStack
8 92 (2.61%) JBoss
9 89 (2.52%) Node.js
10 83 (2.35%) WebLogic
11 80 (2.27%) WebSphere
12 76 (2.15%) CMS
13 62 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
14 57 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
15 47 (1.33%) Confluence
16 44 (1.25%) Drupal
17 34 (0.96%) Apache Solr
17 34 (0.96%) Lync
18 30 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 391 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 166 (4.70%) MS Office
3 39 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.88%) MS Project
5 20 (0.57%) SPSS
6 17 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.085%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.057%) Simulink
12 2 (0.057%) Stateflow
13 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (0.82%) SAP CO
2 29 (0.82%) SAP FI
2 29 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 27 (0.77%) SAP PS
4 25 (0.71%) SAP PM
4 25 (0.71%) SAP MM
4 25 (0.71%) SAP R/3
4 25 (0.71%) SAP HR
4 25 (0.71%) SAP GTS
5 22 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
6 20 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.26%) Sophis RISQUE
10 9 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.26%) assyst
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.23%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 446 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
3 89 (2.52%) SaaS
4 82 (2.32%) PaaS
5 79 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 65 (1.84%) IaaS
7 64 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 38 (1.08%) Amazon S3
10 35 (0.99%) Office 365
11 25 (0.71%) GitHub
12 21 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
13 18 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.48%) Joyent
15 15 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
15 15 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (0.31%) Route 53
18 10 (0.28%) Terremark
19 8 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 291 (8.25%) Firewall
2 283 (8.02%) DNS
3 211 (5.98%) TCP/IP
4 206 (5.84%) SAN
5 180 (5.10%) HTTP
6 153 (4.34%) Internet
7 151 (4.28%) WAN
8 143 (4.05%) LAN
9 138 (3.91%) DHCP
10 121 (3.43%) VPN
11 84 (2.38%) NAS
12 83 (2.35%) SMTP
13 72 (2.04%) LDAP
14 69 (1.96%) iSCSI
15 63 (1.79%) SSL
16 59 (1.67%) VoIP
16 59 (1.67%) FTP
17 54 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (1.53%) SNMP
18 48 (1.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 406 (11.50%) MySQL
3 251 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 190 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 187 (5.30%) Oracle Database
6 176 (4.99%) NoSQL
7 127 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
8 123 (3.49%) RDBMS
9 105 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 99 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
11 81 (2.30%) DB2
12 80 (2.27%) Redis
13 78 (2.21%) Big Data
14 73 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 71 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 64 (1.81%) Hadoop
17 62 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
17 62 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
18 55 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
19 53 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 416 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 409 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 332 (9.41%) Subversion
4 227 (6.43%) JIRA
5 179 (5.07%) Maven
6 130 (3.68%) Ant
7 127 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 124 (3.51%) Hudson
9 109 (3.09%) TeamCity
10 104 (2.95%) Selenium
11 93 (2.64%) JUnit
12 90 (2.55%) NUnit
13 88 (2.49%) Visual Studio
14 52 (1.47%) Gradle
15 47 (1.33%) ClearCase
16 43 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 39 (1.11%) Eclipse
18 37 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 33 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
20 28 (0.79%) MSBuild
General
1 697 (19.75%) Finance
2 215 (6.09%) Banking
3 158 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 130 (3.68%) Retail
5 88 (2.49%) Games
6 67 (1.90%) Legal
7 66 (1.87%) Law
8 61 (1.73%) Aerospace
9 57 (1.62%) Marketing
10 46 (1.30%) Advertising
10 46 (1.30%) Military
11 41 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 40 (1.13%) Publishing
13 33 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.91%) Electronics
15 29 (0.82%) Billing
16 23 (0.65%) Polish Language
17 18 (0.51%) Back Office
18 16 (0.45%) Front Office
19 15 (0.43%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 520 (14.74%) Developer
2 504 (14.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 354 (10.03%) Administrator
4 352 (9.97%) Analyst
5 265 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
6 160 (4.53%) Linux Administrator
7 143 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
8 130 (3.68%) Software Engineer
8 130 (3.68%) Architect
9 127 (3.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 125 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
11 121 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 110 (3.12%) Configuration Manager
13 106 (3.00%) Support Analyst
14 104 (2.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 98 (2.78%) Support Engineer
16 96 (2.72%) Senior Developer
17 92 (2.61%) Service Manager
18 88 (2.49%) Consultant
19 87 (2.47%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (13.40%) .NET
2 371 (10.51%) Web Services
3 333 (9.44%) HTML
4 253 (7.17%) CSS
5 203 (5.75%) XML
6 139 (3.94%) HTML5
7 136 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 133 (3.77%) jQuery
9 130 (3.68%) Middleware
9 130 (3.68%) LAMP
10 118 (3.34%) J2EE
11 110 (3.12%) Spring
12 96 (2.72%) .NET Framework
13 82 (2.32%) Hibernate
14 62 (1.76%) REST
14 62 (1.76%) CSS3
15 60 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (1.67%) Ajax
17 56 (1.59%) SOAP
18 51 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 317 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (7.40%) Management Information System
3 243 (6.89%) Data Centre
4 209 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 165 (4.68%) CMDB
6 106 (3.00%) Replication
7 96 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 67 (1.90%) Clustering
9 62 (1.76%) Mathematics
10 48 (1.36%) GIS
11 45 (1.28%) User Experience
12 44 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 42 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 39 (1.11%) Blackberry
14 39 (1.11%) Private Cloud
15 34 (0.96%) Mainframe
16 31 (0.88%) EqualLogic
17 30 (0.85%) iSeries
18 29 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1478 (41.88%) Linux
2 1017 (28.82%) Windows
3 462 (13.09%) UNIX
4 269 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 214 (6.06%) CentOS
6 205 (5.81%) Ubuntu
7 195 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 163 (4.62%) Windows 7
9 135 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 114 (3.23%) Debian
11 78 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 69 (1.96%) Solaris
13 49 (1.39%) Android
14 44 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 39 (1.11%) Apple iOS
16 32 (0.91%) Windows XP
17 25 (0.71%) Windows 8
18 21 (0.60%) AIX
19 20 (0.57%) HPUX
20 16 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 911 (25.81%) DevOps
3 778 (22.05%) ITIL
4 607 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
5 363 (10.29%) Change Management
6 346 (9.80%) SDLC
7 308 (8.73%) Project Management
8 290 (8.22%) Scrum
9 288 (8.16%) Release Management
10 284 (8.05%) Open Source
11 279 (7.91%) Software Engineering
12 278 (7.88%) Service Management
13 240 (6.80%) E-Commerce
14 234 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
15 221 (6.26%) TDD
16 206 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 200 (5.67%) Change Control
18 191 (5.41%) Service Delivery
19 187 (5.30%) Mentoring
20 181 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 818 (23.18%) SQL
2 806 (22.84%) Java
3 756 (21.42%) Python
4 529 (14.99%) Perl
5 507 (14.37%) Ruby
6 443 (12.55%) Bash Shell
7 360 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 339 (9.61%) PHP
9 308 (8.73%) C#
10 301 (8.53%) PowerShell
11 203 (5.75%) C++
12 196 (5.55%) C
13 164 (4.65%) Shell Script
14 113 (3.20%) PL/SQL
15 75 (2.13%) T-SQL
16 50 (1.42%) VBScript
17 48 (1.36%) VB
18 37 (1.05%) Groovy
19 35 (0.99%) COBOL
20 34 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 486 (13.77%) Degree
2 275 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 184 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 135 (3.83%) DV Cleared
5 127 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 90 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (2.04%) CCNA
9 66 (1.87%) CCNP
10 62 (1.76%) MCSE
11 59 (1.67%) ISEB
12 41 (1.16%) MCP
13 27 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (0.71%) MCITP
15 23 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 23 (0.65%) A+ Certification
16 22 (0.62%) PMI Certification
17 21 (0.60%) ISTQB
17 21 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 18 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (7.31%) QA
2 214 (6.06%) SLA
3 49 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 26 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.45%) TickIT
7 10 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.14%) DICOM
9 5 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.11%) COBIT
11 3 (0.085%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.057%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.057%) DO-178B
System Software
1 441 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 353 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 104 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 98 (2.78%) vSphere
5 85 (2.41%) VMware ESX
6 70 (1.98%) Docker
7 53 (1.50%) Varnish
8 52 (1.47%) XenApp
9 50 (1.42%) XenServer
10 49 (1.39%) Xen
11 44 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 40 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
13 38 (1.08%) KVM
13 38 (1.08%) Firmware
14 37 (1.05%) NFS
15 36 (1.02%) VirtualBox
16 26 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
17 23 (0.65%) vCloud
17 23 (0.65%) UAG
17 23 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 952 (26.98%) Puppet
2 750 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
3 352 (9.97%) Nagios
4 305 (8.64%) Ansible
5 170 (4.82%) Salt
6 104 (2.95%) SCCM
7 90 (2.55%) Vagrant
8 77 (2.18%) Graphite
9 76 (2.15%) Cacti
10 71 (2.01%) ZABBIX
11 65 (1.84%) WSUS
12 54 (1.53%) Zenoss
13 53 (1.50%) Tivoli
14 47 (1.33%) logstash
15 35 (0.99%) SCOM
16 34 (0.96%) Data Guard
16 34 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
17 32 (0.91%) Cobbler
17 32 (0.91%) Capistrano
18 31 (0.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 699 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 598 (16.95%) VMware
3 577 (16.35%) Oracle
4 338 (9.58%) Red Hat
5 287 (8.13%) Cisco
6 192 (5.44%) HP
7 155 (4.39%) IBM
8 145 (4.11%) Citrix
9 114 (3.23%) SAP
10 91 (2.58%) EMC
11 75 (2.13%) Rackspace
12 72 (2.04%) Dell
13 69 (1.96%) Google
14 63 (1.79%) NetApp
15 58 (1.64%) Remedy
16 52 (1.47%) Splunk
17 50 (1.42%) Symantec
18 44 (1.25%) SaltStack
18 44 (1.25%) F5
19 40 (1.13%) hybris
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
First Point IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Share
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago