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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 180 205 214
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1945 1782 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.51% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.82% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1346 1177
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +20 1823 £47,500 - 238
London +16 800 £57,500 +7.47% 96
South East +46 398 £45,000 +5.88% 45
South West +72 208 £40,000 -5.88% 32
City of London -15 165 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Berkshire +61 134 £50,000 +13.63% 8
East of England -2 130 £45,000 - 19
Yorkshire +31 111 £42,500 - 10
West Yorkshire +16 86 £44,000 +3.52% 8
Surrey 0 81 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Bristol +34 80 £42,500 - 5
Reading +46 78 £50,000 +13.63% 3
North West -28 72 £35,000 -5.71% 18
Leeds +24 68 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Hampshire +19 68 £42,500 +30.76% 10
Scotland +25 60 £42,500 +7.59% 16
West Midlands +3 56 £42,500 +3.65% 9
Cambridgeshire +12 50 £45,000 - 6
West Sussex +33 44 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Cambridge +24 43 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Manchester -26 42 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Edinburgh +35 40 £43,500 +4.81% 12
East Midlands -36 38 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Gloucestershire +8 33 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Bournemouth +29 31 £32,500 -54.38% 6
Dorset +20 31 £32,500 - 6
Hertfordshire +22 30 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Wiltshire +9 28 £40,000 +11.88% 14
Oxfordshire +13 27 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Birmingham +9 26 £45,000 +1.69% 1

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1628 (43.08%) Linux
2 1090 (28.84%) Puppet
3 1070 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
4 1061 (28.08%) Windows
5 1045 (27.65%) DevOps
6 891 (23.58%) SQL
7 888 (23.50%) Python
8 869 (23.00%) Java
9 850 (22.49%) ITIL
10 846 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
11 757 (20.03%) Finance
12 720 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 663 (17.54%) VMware
14 662 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
15 658 (17.41%) Oracle
16 603 (15.96%) Perl
17 575 (15.22%) Ruby
18 560 (14.82%) SQL Server
19 550 (14.55%) Apache
20 512 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
21 511 (13.52%) Degree
22 503 (13.31%) UNIX
23 493 (13.05%) .NET
24 479 (12.68%) Bash Shell
24 479 (12.68%) Git (software)
25 477 (12.62%) Jenkins
26 476 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
27 440 (11.64%) MySQL
28 417 (11.03%) MS Excel
29 389 (10.29%) Web Services

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (14.55%) Apache
2 320 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 305 (8.07%) IIS
4 204 (5.40%) nginx
5 187 (4.95%) MS Exchange
6 136 (3.60%) SharePoint
7 113 (2.99%) OpenStack
8 112 (2.96%) JBoss
9 100 (2.65%) Node.js
10 91 (2.41%) WebLogic
11 88 (2.33%) CMS
12 81 (2.14%) WebSphere
13 75 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
14 60 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (1.19%) Confluence
16 43 (1.14%) Drupal
17 38 (1.01%) Apache Solr
18 37 (0.98%) SAS
19 34 (0.90%) Lync
20 31 (0.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 417 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 153 (4.05%) MS Office
3 44 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.08%) MS Project
5 27 (0.71%) SPSS
6 24 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.053%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.053%) Simulink
10 2 (0.053%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 29 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 29 (0.77%) SAP CO
2 29 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 27 (0.71%) SAP PS
4 26 (0.69%) Temenos T24
5 25 (0.66%) SAP GTS
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
6 22 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (0.24%) assyst
12 9 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
13 8 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 512 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
3 113 (2.99%) SaaS
4 98 (2.59%) PaaS
5 83 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 78 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
7 74 (1.96%) IaaS
8 47 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 44 (1.16%) Amazon S3
10 41 (1.08%) Office 365
11 33 (0.87%) GitHub
12 28 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
13 22 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.45%) Route 53
15 16 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (0.40%) Joyent
17 14 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 12 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
19 10 (0.26%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 331 (8.76%) DNS
2 310 (8.20%) Firewall
3 229 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 212 (5.61%) SAN
5 189 (5.00%) HTTP
6 168 (4.45%) Internet
7 149 (3.94%) WAN
7 149 (3.94%) DHCP
8 141 (3.73%) LAN
9 128 (3.39%) VPN
10 92 (2.43%) SMTP
10 92 (2.43%) NAS
11 87 (2.30%) LDAP
12 83 (2.20%) SSL
13 67 (1.77%) VoIP
14 60 (1.59%) VLAN
14 60 (1.59%) iSCSI
15 59 (1.56%) FTP
16 56 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
17 53 (1.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (14.82%) SQL Server
2 440 (11.64%) MySQL
3 290 (7.67%) Relational Database
4 221 (5.85%) MongoDB
5 196 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 194 (5.13%) NoSQL
7 134 (3.55%) RDBMS
8 133 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
9 106 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
10 104 (2.75%) Big Data
11 101 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 94 (2.49%) Redis
13 90 (2.38%) DB2
14 89 (2.36%) Hadoop
15 81 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 76 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 73 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
18 70 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 50 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
19 50 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 479 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 477 (12.62%) Jenkins
3 380 (10.06%) Subversion
4 233 (6.17%) JIRA
5 194 (5.13%) Maven
6 151 (4.00%) Hudson
7 132 (3.49%) TeamCity
8 127 (3.36%) Ant
9 122 (3.23%) Selenium
10 111 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 100 (2.65%) JUnit
12 88 (2.33%) Visual Studio
13 84 (2.22%) NUnit
14 51 (1.35%) ClearCase
15 49 (1.30%) Gradle
16 42 (1.11%) Eclipse
16 42 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 34 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
18 31 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
19 29 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 757 (20.03%) Finance
2 261 (6.91%) Banking
3 180 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 138 (3.65%) Retail
5 79 (2.09%) Games
6 75 (1.98%) Law
7 66 (1.75%) Legal
8 65 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 65 (1.72%) Marketing
9 64 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 47 (1.24%) Military
11 43 (1.14%) Advertising
12 42 (1.11%) Manufacturing
13 41 (1.08%) Publishing
14 30 (0.79%) Electronics
15 25 (0.66%) Polish Language
16 24 (0.64%) Billing
17 23 (0.61%) Back Office
18 19 (0.50%) Front Office
19 15 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 573 (15.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 519 (13.73%) Developer
3 380 (10.06%) Administrator
4 373 (9.87%) Analyst
5 288 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
6 166 (4.39%) Linux Administrator
7 155 (4.10%) Architect
8 152 (4.02%) Software Engineer
9 148 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
10 141 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
11 139 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 132 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 131 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 120 (3.18%) Configuration Manager
15 114 (3.02%) Support Analyst
16 100 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 98 (2.59%) Support Engineer
18 97 (2.57%) .NET Developer
19 95 (2.51%) Service Manager
20 90 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (13.05%) .NET
2 389 (10.29%) Web Services
3 354 (9.37%) HTML
4 280 (7.41%) CSS
5 211 (5.58%) XML
6 173 (4.58%) Middleware
7 154 (4.08%) HTML5
8 147 (3.89%) ASP.NET
9 145 (3.84%) jQuery
10 138 (3.65%) LAMP
11 122 (3.23%) J2EE
12 115 (3.04%) Spring
13 90 (2.38%) .NET Framework
14 76 (2.01%) Hibernate
15 70 (1.85%) REST
15 70 (1.85%) CSS3
16 62 (1.64%) SOAP
17 61 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 53 (1.40%) Ajax
19 51 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 348 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 291 (7.70%) Data Centre
3 283 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 244 (6.46%) Computer Science
5 171 (4.53%) CMDB
6 111 (2.94%) Replication
7 107 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 73 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 67 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 62 (1.64%) Clustering
11 51 (1.35%) GIS
12 50 (1.32%) Private Cloud
13 49 (1.30%) User Experience
14 45 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 38 (1.01%) Statistics
16 33 (0.87%) PKI
17 32 (0.85%) Mainframe
17 32 (0.85%) EMC VNX
18 31 (0.82%) EqualLogic
18 31 (0.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1628 (43.08%) Linux
2 1061 (28.08%) Windows
3 503 (13.31%) UNIX
4 296 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 241 (6.38%) CentOS
6 215 (5.69%) Ubuntu
7 214 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 163 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 154 (4.08%) Windows 7
10 122 (3.23%) Debian
11 85 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 74 (1.96%) Solaris
13 55 (1.46%) Android
14 46 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 35 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 33 (0.87%) Windows XP
17 30 (0.79%) Windows 8
18 21 (0.56%) AIX
19 16 (0.42%) Fedora
20 15 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1070 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1045 (27.65%) DevOps
3 850 (22.49%) ITIL
4 662 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
5 370 (9.79%) Change Management
6 350 (9.26%) SDLC
7 330 (8.73%) Project Management
8 313 (8.28%) Software Engineering
9 309 (8.18%) Service Management
10 307 (8.12%) Scrum
11 304 (8.04%) Open Source
12 294 (7.78%) Release Management
13 258 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
14 238 (6.30%) E-Commerce
15 237 (6.27%) TDD
16 221 (5.85%) Mentoring
17 216 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
18 205 (5.42%) Service Delivery
19 197 (5.21%) OO
20 195 (5.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 891 (23.58%) SQL
2 888 (23.50%) Python
3 869 (23.00%) Java
4 603 (15.96%) Perl
5 575 (15.22%) Ruby
6 479 (12.68%) Bash Shell
7 382 (10.11%) JavaScript
8 359 (9.50%) PHP
9 338 (8.94%) PowerShell
10 308 (8.15%) C#
11 220 (5.82%) C++
12 217 (5.74%) C
13 189 (5.00%) Shell Script
14 118 (3.12%) PL/SQL
15 74 (1.96%) T-SQL
16 57 (1.51%) VBScript
17 42 (1.11%) VB
18 38 (1.01%) Scala
19 35 (0.93%) COBOL
20 34 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 511 (13.52%) Degree
2 295 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 197 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 142 (3.76%) DV Cleared
5 136 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
7 99 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 83 (2.20%) CCNA
9 75 (1.98%) MCSE
10 67 (1.77%) CCNP
11 60 (1.59%) ISEB
12 45 (1.19%) MCP
13 31 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 25 (0.66%) MCITP
14 25 (0.66%) MCSA
14 25 (0.66%) A+ Certification
15 24 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 21 (0.56%) PMI Certification
17 20 (0.53%) RHCE
17 20 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (7.89%) QA
2 231 (6.11%) SLA
3 57 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 33 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.56%) TickIT
7 15 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.13%) DICOM
10 3 (0.079%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.079%) COBIT
10 3 (0.079%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.053%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 476 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 374 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 99 (2.62%) vSphere
4 97 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 88 (2.33%) Docker
6 85 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 62 (1.64%) Varnish
8 60 (1.59%) Xen
9 51 (1.35%) XenApp
10 49 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 47 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
12 46 (1.22%) KVM
13 45 (1.19%) VirtualBox
14 41 (1.08%) XenServer
15 36 (0.95%) UAG
15 36 (0.95%) NFS
16 35 (0.93%) Firmware
17 29 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 29 (0.77%) vCloud
18 27 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1090 (28.84%) Puppet
2 846 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
3 375 (9.92%) Nagios
4 354 (9.37%) Ansible
5 192 (5.08%) Salt
6 119 (3.15%) SCCM
7 114 (3.02%) Vagrant
8 87 (2.30%) Graphite
9 80 (2.12%) Cacti
10 77 (2.04%) ZABBIX
11 57 (1.51%) logstash
12 56 (1.48%) WSUS
13 55 (1.46%) Zenoss
14 54 (1.43%) Tivoli
15 49 (1.30%) SCOM
16 43 (1.14%) HAProxy
17 40 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
18 38 (1.01%) Data Guard
19 36 (0.95%) Capistrano
20 35 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 720 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 663 (17.54%) VMware
3 658 (17.41%) Oracle
4 375 (9.92%) Red Hat
5 284 (7.52%) Cisco
6 197 (5.21%) HP
7 169 (4.47%) IBM
8 163 (4.31%) Citrix
9 116 (3.07%) SAP
10 92 (2.43%) EMC
11 84 (2.22%) Rackspace
12 76 (2.01%) Google
13 72 (1.91%) Dell
14 71 (1.88%) NetApp
15 63 (1.67%) Remedy
16 58 (1.53%) Splunk
17 47 (1.24%) F5
18 46 (1.22%) SaltStack
19 45 (1.19%) Symantec
20 41 (1.08%) hybris
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k (multiple roles available) + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £60,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £47500 - £52500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £22,000 per annum (all levels considered)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot I.T. Resources Ltd
Salary: excellent staff benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Close Brothers Group plc
Salary: Competitive + Discretionary Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday