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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 181 195 208
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1811 1873 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.73% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.01% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1354 1384 1354
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
86262 93359 103515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.85% 86.36% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 71870 75862 84172
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 May 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 May 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
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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 +14 1683 £52,500 +10.52% 230
London +39 907 £60,000 +9.09% 117
South East -48 242 £52,500 +10.52% 33
City of London +53 171 £57,500 +9.52% 29
South West -19 141 £42,750 +6.87% 20
Yorkshire -20 103 £42,500 -3.40% 13
West Midlands +16 92 £42,500 - 10
Berkshire +10 89 £54,000 +8.00% 12
East of England -22 84 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North West +27 73 £45,000 +25.87% 19
West Yorkshire -15 72 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Scotland +23 71 £45,000 +1.69% 6
Leeds -9 62 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Manchester +30 61 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Surrey +8 61 £55,000 +15.78% 13
Gloucestershire +10 52 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Reading +11 48 £50,000 -13.04% 9
East Midlands +11 45 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Birmingham +8 40 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bristol -22 38 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Hampshire -24 37 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Glasgow +6 34 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Essex +17 28 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Somerset +11 28 £42,000 +13.51% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 28 £44,000 +13.54% 2
Edinburgh -1 27 £45,750 -6.15% 3
South Yorkshire +41 25 £40,000 +16.78% 4
Wales +10 24 £48,750 +50.00% 2
Sheffield +35 23 £40,000 +16.78% 4
Bath +10 23 £41,500 +3.75% 3

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1858 (53.13%) Linux
2 1408 (40.26%) Puppet
3 1317 (37.66%) DevOps
4 1213 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 994 (28.42%) Opscode Chef
6 917 (26.22%) Python
7 899 (25.71%) Java
8 884 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
9 816 (23.33%) Jenkins
10 803 (22.96%) Amazon AWS
11 799 (22.85%) Windows
12 776 (22.19%) Finance
13 771 (22.05%) Ansible
14 723 (20.67%) Bash Shell
15 686 (19.62%) ITIL
16 644 (18.42%) SQL
17 635 (18.16%) VMware
18 629 (17.99%) Ruby
19 613 (17.53%) Unix
20 594 (16.99%) Git (software)
21 560 (16.01%) Microsoft
22 514 (14.70%) Oracle
23 505 (14.44%) Perl
24 492 (14.07%) Docker
25 469 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
26 463 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 422 (12.07%) Apache
28 396 (11.32%) Red Hat
29 395 (11.30%) Web Services
30 371 (10.61%) Firewall

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
1 422 (12.07%) Apache
2 292 (8.35%) Tomcat
3 290 (8.29%) OpenStack
4 207 (5.92%) JBoss
5 170 (4.86%) nginx
6 152 (4.35%) IIS
7 144 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 125 (3.57%) WebSphere
9 104 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
10 87 (2.49%) CloudStack
11 67 (1.92%) Node.js
12 52 (1.49%) Confluence
13 49 (1.40%) CMS
14 43 (1.23%) MS Exchange
15 42 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
16 39 (1.12%) Jetty
17 35 (1.00%) SharePoint
18 29 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (0.80%) Apache Solr
20 21 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 240 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 84 (2.40%) MS Office
3 32 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (0.69%) MS Project
4 24 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.23%) Simulink
6 3 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.057%) Windchill
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.029%) HipChat
8 1 (0.029%) Maya
8 1 (0.029%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.029%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 35 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.49%) Siebel Analytics
6 16 (0.46%) SAP PS
7 10 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.23%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.23%) SAP GTS
9 8 (0.23%) SAP HR
9 8 (0.23%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.23%) SAP PM
9 8 (0.23%) SAP R/3
10 7 (0.20%) Markit EDM
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.14%) Maximo
12 5 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 803 (22.96%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (4.72%) IaaS
4 149 (4.26%) PaaS
5 122 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
6 79 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
7 75 (2.14%) SaaS
8 70 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 68 (1.94%) Amazon S3
10 66 (1.89%) GitHub
11 44 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 38 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 36 (1.03%) CloudBees
14 34 (0.97%) Office 365
15 24 (0.69%) Route 53
16 19 (0.54%) SoftLayer
17 17 (0.49%) Joyent
18 16 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
19 15 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
20 14 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 371 (10.61%) Firewall
2 259 (7.41%) DNS
3 253 (7.23%) TCP/IP
4 133 (3.80%) LAN
5 128 (3.66%) SAN
6 119 (3.40%) WAN
7 118 (3.37%) Internet
7 118 (3.37%) VPN
8 107 (3.06%) HTTP
9 104 (2.97%) LDAP
10 77 (2.20%) DHCP
11 67 (1.92%) SSL
12 48 (1.37%) NAS
13 40 (1.14%) Network Security
14 39 (1.12%) SMTP
15 37 (1.06%) VLAN
16 31 (0.89%) VoIP
17 29 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
17 29 (0.83%) Wireless
18 28 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (10.38%) MySQL
2 299 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 176 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 145 (4.15%) NoSQL
5 144 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 142 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
7 111 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 107 (3.06%) Redis
9 84 (2.40%) Big Data
10 72 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 63 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 54 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 49 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 43 (1.23%) GIS
17 34 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
19 29 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
20 26 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 816 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 594 (16.99%) Git (software)
3 272 (7.78%) Subversion
4 260 (7.43%) JIRA
5 224 (6.41%) Maven
6 129 (3.69%) TeamCity
7 118 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 101 (2.89%) Selenium
9 97 (2.77%) Ant
10 95 (2.72%) Hudson
11 89 (2.55%) Visual Studio
12 79 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 76 (2.17%) Vagrant
14 56 (1.60%) JUnit
15 53 (1.52%) Travis CI
16 50 (1.43%) NUnit
17 48 (1.37%) Eclipse
18 42 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
19 41 (1.17%) Cucumber
20 31 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 776 (22.19%) Finance
2 184 (5.26%) Retail
3 170 (4.86%) Banking
4 136 (3.89%) Games
5 132 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 110 (3.15%) Law
7 98 (2.80%) Marketing
8 59 (1.69%) Publishing
9 49 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 40 (1.14%) Advertising
11 40 (1.14%) Aerospace
12 39 (1.12%) Legal
13 36 (1.03%) Electronics
14 30 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.83%) Back Office
16 22 (0.63%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.43%) Polish Language
18 14 (0.40%) Avionics
18 14 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 770 (22.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 449 (12.84%) Developer
3 384 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
4 281 (8.04%) Administrator
5 248 (7.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 229 (6.55%) Analyst
7 204 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 203 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
9 198 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
10 193 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
11 176 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 170 (4.86%) Architect
13 167 (4.78%) AWS Engineer
14 125 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
15 124 (3.55%) Software Engineer
16 123 (3.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 120 (3.43%) Senior Developer
17 120 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 105 (3.00%) Java Developer
19 100 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (11.30%) Web Services
2 351 (10.04%) .NET
3 282 (8.06%) LAMP
4 199 (5.69%) HTML
5 177 (5.06%) XML
6 166 (4.75%) CSS
7 125 (3.57%) Middleware
8 117 (3.35%) ASP.NET
9 116 (3.32%) JSON
10 110 (3.15%) REST
11 109 (3.12%) jQuery
12 91 (2.60%) J2EE
13 80 (2.29%) HTML5
14 78 (2.23%) RESTful
15 76 (2.17%) AngularJS
15 76 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
16 75 (2.14%) Spring
17 72 (2.06%) SOAP
18 65 (1.86%) MCollective
19 64 (1.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 278 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (5.78%) Management Information System
3 197 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 195 (5.58%) Data Centre
5 170 (4.86%) CMDB
6 105 (3.00%) Fintech
7 77 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 71 (2.03%) Clustering
9 65 (1.86%) Replication
10 64 (1.83%) Private Cloud
11 60 (1.72%) Public Cloud
12 59 (1.69%) Mobile App
13 47 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 46 (1.32%) User Experience
15 42 (1.20%) Statistics
16 40 (1.14%) Visualisation
17 38 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
19 27 (0.77%) Digital Media
19 27 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1858 (53.13%) Linux
2 799 (22.85%) Windows
3 613 (17.53%) Unix
4 463 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 329 (9.41%) CentOS
6 299 (8.55%) Windows Server
7 212 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 126 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 107 (3.06%) Solaris
10 90 (2.57%) Debian
11 85 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 75 (2.14%) AIX
13 47 (1.34%) Windows 7
14 42 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
16 35 (1.00%) Android
17 34 (0.97%) SUSE
18 30 (0.86%) Apple iOS
19 27 (0.77%) CoreOS
20 20 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1317 (37.66%) DevOps
2 1213 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 884 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
4 686 (19.62%) ITIL
5 370 (10.58%) Scrum
6 326 (9.32%) Open Source
7 308 (8.81%) High Availability
8 302 (8.64%) Change Management
9 289 (8.26%) SDLC
10 262 (7.49%) Project Management
11 245 (7.01%) Software Engineering
12 244 (6.98%) Release Management
13 234 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 230 (6.58%) Service Management
15 224 (6.41%) TDD
16 211 (6.03%) E-Commerce
16 211 (6.03%) Service Delivery
17 202 (5.78%) Mentoring
18 179 (5.12%) Load Balancing
19 175 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 917 (26.22%) Python
2 899 (25.71%) Java
3 723 (20.67%) Bash Shell
4 644 (18.42%) SQL
5 629 (17.99%) Ruby
6 505 (14.44%) Perl
7 284 (8.12%) PHP
8 282 (8.06%) JavaScript
9 248 (7.09%) Shell Script
10 247 (7.06%) PowerShell
11 240 (6.86%) C#
12 191 (5.46%) C
13 184 (5.26%) C++
14 110 (3.15%) PL/SQL
15 70 (2.00%) VB
16 65 (1.86%) T-SQL
17 60 (1.72%) Scala
17 60 (1.72%) VBScript
18 38 (1.09%) Korn
19 35 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 357 (10.21%) Degree
2 296 (8.46%) Security Cleared
3 129 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 94 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 89 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
6 62 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (1.49%) RHCE
8 49 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (1.12%) ISEB
10 33 (0.94%) CCNP
11 31 (0.89%) AWS Certification
11 31 (0.89%) MCSE
12 29 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 27 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (0.71%) CCNA
15 24 (0.69%) ISTQB
16 20 (0.57%) MCITP
17 17 (0.49%) MCSA
17 17 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 10 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (7.09%) QA
2 117 (3.35%) SLA
3 27 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.40%) COSO
7 14 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.37%) COBIT
9 10 (0.29%) ISO22301
10 9 (0.26%) ISO 8583
11 7 (0.20%) ISO 9000
11 7 (0.20%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.14%) ISO19770
13 3 (0.086%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.086%) MiFID
13 3 (0.086%) RMADS
14 2 (0.057%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.057%) DO-254
14 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 492 (14.07%) Docker
2 469 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (6.55%) Active Directory
4 148 (4.23%) vSphere
5 138 (3.95%) Xen
6 108 (3.09%) KVM
7 92 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (2.23%) XenServer
9 57 (1.63%) Hyper-V
10 56 (1.60%) NFS
11 41 (1.17%) Varnish
12 37 (1.06%) Squid
13 31 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
14 25 (0.71%) LXC
15 23 (0.66%) Firmware
15 23 (0.66%) iptables
16 22 (0.63%) VMware ESX
17 19 (0.54%) Samba
18 17 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 16 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1408 (40.26%) Puppet
2 994 (28.42%) Opscode Chef
3 771 (22.05%) Ansible
4 237 (6.78%) Nagios
5 176 (5.03%) Salt
6 130 (3.72%) Cobbler
7 117 (3.35%) ZABBIX
8 103 (2.95%) Kubernetes
9 101 (2.89%) CFEngine
10 87 (2.49%) HAProxy
10 87 (2.49%) Tivoli
11 73 (2.09%) SCCM
12 62 (1.77%) logstash
13 60 (1.72%) Graphite
14 58 (1.66%) Cacti
15 53 (1.52%) Terraform
16 48 (1.37%) Mesos
17 34 (0.97%) Kibana
17 34 (0.97%) Zenoss
18 29 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 635 (18.16%) VMware
2 560 (16.01%) Microsoft
3 514 (14.70%) Oracle
4 396 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 217 (6.21%) Cisco
6 141 (4.03%) HP
7 127 (3.63%) IBM
8 99 (2.83%) Rackspace
9 81 (2.32%) Splunk
10 80 (2.29%) Remedy
11 76 (2.17%) NetApp
12 75 (2.14%) EnterpriseDB
13 70 (2.00%) Citrix
14 66 (1.89%) Google
15 63 (1.80%) ServiceNow
16 62 (1.77%) F5
17 56 (1.60%) EMC
17 56 (1.60%) SAP
18 55 (1.57%) Juniper
19 49 (1.40%) New Relic
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £750000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package on offer
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to circa 40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Good bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago