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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 205 213 195
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1644 1526 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.39% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.70% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1008 1338
Average salary £47,500 £46,908 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
92374 89648 91863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.25% 81.74% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76138 72001 78206
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 2014. 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 +9 1543 £47,500 - 159
London -14 637 £55,000 - 59
South East +15 294 £40,000 -11.11% 31
City of London +5 156 £55,000 - 20
East of England +37 152 £45,000 +2.27% 12
Yorkshire +14 139 £43,000 -4.44% 15
South West +5 116 £39,500 +12.85% 20
West Yorkshire +26 104 £45,000 - 12
Leeds +29 90 £45,000 - 11
Surrey +16 88 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Hampshire +14 74 £42,500 -5.55% 13
West Midlands +35 73 £39,000 +4.00% 9
Berkshire +4 69 £40,000 -10.11% 7
North West -26 59 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Essex +15 53 £45,000 -
Scotland +28 51 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Manchester -4 50 £37,500 -16.57% 2
East Midlands +23 49 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Cambridgeshire +11 43 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Reading -12 38 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Cambridge +10 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Wiltshire -1 32 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Bristol +17 31 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 27 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Nottingham +7 26 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Glasgow +22 25 £38,500 +8.45% 2
Edinburgh +9 25 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Staffordshire - 24 £46,250 - 2
Wales +22 22 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Brentwood -1 22 £42,500 -

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1235 (38.87%) Linux
2 926 (29.15%) Windows
3 772 (24.30%) Puppet
4 752 (23.67%) ITIL
5 727 (22.88%) Java
5 727 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
6 666 (20.96%) Microsoft
7 665 (20.93%) SQL
8 658 (20.71%) Finance
9 567 (17.85%) DevOps
10 565 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
11 552 (17.37%) Python
12 529 (16.65%) Degree
13 498 (15.68%) UNIX
14 483 (15.20%) VMware
15 462 (14.54%) Oracle
16 448 (14.10%) SQL Server
17 419 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
18 409 (12.87%) Ruby
19 406 (12.78%) MySQL
20 384 (12.09%) Bash Shell
21 377 (11.87%) Perl
22 368 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
23 367 (11.55%) Change Management
24 361 (11.36%) Web Services
25 359 (11.30%) Jenkins
26 350 (11.02%) .NET
27 346 (10.89%) Subversion
28 345 (10.86%) MS Excel
29 317 (9.98%) Git (software)

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 296 (9.32%) Apache
2 211 (6.64%) Tomcat
3 184 (5.79%) IIS
4 178 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 165 (5.19%) MS Exchange
6 124 (3.90%) nginx
7 102 (3.21%) OpenStack
8 88 (2.77%) WebLogic
9 87 (2.74%) JBoss
10 85 (2.68%) CMS
11 79 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 67 (2.11%) Node.js
13 44 (1.38%) WebSphere
14 39 (1.23%) Jetty
15 35 (1.10%) Lync
16 34 (1.07%) Confluence
17 25 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 23 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
19 21 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 345 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 206 (6.48%) MS Office
3 41 (1.29%) MS Project
4 33 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.66%) InfoPath
7 15 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.47%) Simulink
8 11 (0.35%) Stateflow
8 11 (0.35%) SPSS
8 11 (0.35%) TargetLink
9 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.063%) Stata
11 2 (0.063%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.031%) Windchill
12 1 (0.031%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 56 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (0.98%) SAP FI
2 31 (0.98%) SAP CO
3 30 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 28 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (0.85%) SAP GTS
5 27 (0.85%) SAP PM
5 27 (0.85%) SAP MM
5 27 (0.85%) SAP PS
5 27 (0.85%) SAP HR
5 27 (0.85%) SAP R/3
6 26 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
7 21 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
8 19 (0.60%) Markit EDM
9 16 (0.50%) Magento
10 12 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.35%) SAP CRM
11 11 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 157 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (3.59%) SaaS
3 68 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (1.61%) IaaS
5 47 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (1.29%) PaaS
7 32 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.47%) Google App Engine
9 15 (0.47%) Office 365
9 15 (0.47%) Route 53
9 15 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 8 (0.25%) GitHub
12 7 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.16%) Heroku
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.13%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 275 (8.66%) TCP/IP
2 270 (8.50%) DNS
2 270 (8.50%) Firewall
3 178 (5.60%) SAN
4 140 (4.41%) HTTP
5 129 (4.06%) Internet
6 123 (3.87%) LAN
7 118 (3.71%) DHCP
8 115 (3.62%) VPN
9 112 (3.53%) WAN
10 78 (2.46%) Network Security
11 65 (2.05%) LDAP
12 63 (1.98%) SNMP
13 60 (1.89%) NAS
14 57 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
15 55 (1.73%) VLAN
16 53 (1.67%) BGP
17 50 (1.57%) SSH
18 43 (1.35%) SSL
19 42 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 406 (12.78%) MySQL
3 212 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 164 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 145 (4.56%) NoSQL
6 141 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 140 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 123 (3.87%) Oracle Database
9 122 (3.84%) RDBMS
10 90 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 89 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
12 82 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
13 75 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 75 (2.36%) Redis
14 62 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
15 52 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
16 50 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 48 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
18 46 (1.45%) Big Data
19 41 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 359 (11.30%) Jenkins
2 346 (10.89%) Subversion
3 317 (9.98%) Git (software)
4 163 (5.13%) JIRA
5 130 (4.09%) Maven
6 119 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 102 (3.21%) Ant
8 97 (3.05%) Hudson
9 75 (2.36%) Visual Studio
10 69 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
11 68 (2.14%) JUnit
12 58 (1.83%) NUnit
13 57 (1.79%) TeamCity
14 52 (1.64%) Selenium
15 41 (1.29%) Eclipse
16 37 (1.16%) CruiseControl
16 37 (1.16%) Mercurial
16 37 (1.16%) Gradle
17 30 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (0.94%) ClearCase
General
1 658 (20.71%) Finance
2 140 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 114 (3.59%) Banking
4 74 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 62 (1.95%) Law
6 59 (1.86%) Legal
7 57 (1.79%) Games
8 53 (1.67%) Retail
9 48 (1.51%) Electronics
10 46 (1.45%) Marketing
11 37 (1.16%) Advertising
12 34 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 34 (1.07%) Military
13 33 (1.04%) Publishing
14 32 (1.01%) Billing
15 30 (0.94%) Back Office
16 23 (0.72%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.66%) Automotive
18 15 (0.47%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 460 (14.48%) Developer
2 382 (12.02%) Analyst
3 367 (11.55%) Administrator
4 249 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 244 (7.68%) Systems Administrator
6 202 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
7 180 (5.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 143 (4.50%) Software Engineer
9 131 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
10 118 (3.71%) Configuration Manager
11 114 (3.59%) Support Analyst
12 102 (3.21%) Support Engineer
12 102 (3.21%) Consultant
13 94 (2.96%) Java Developer
14 93 (2.93%) Service Manager
15 86 (2.71%) Senior Developer
16 83 (2.61%) Architect
17 76 (2.39%) Project Manager
18 72 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
19 68 (2.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (11.36%) Web Services
2 350 (11.02%) .NET
3 241 (7.59%) HTML
4 196 (6.17%) XML
5 169 (5.32%) CSS
6 140 (4.41%) LAMP
7 117 (3.68%) ASP.NET
8 115 (3.62%) Spring
9 111 (3.49%) Middleware
10 109 (3.43%) HTML5
11 107 (3.37%) jQuery
12 86 (2.71%) Hibernate
13 84 (2.64%) .NET Framework
14 83 (2.61%) Ajax
15 80 (2.52%) JSON
15 80 (2.52%) CSS3
16 79 (2.49%) WCF
17 69 (2.17%) J2EE
18 57 (1.79%) RESTful
19 52 (1.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 315 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 273 (8.59%) Open Source
3 223 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 181 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 169 (5.32%) CMDB
6 103 (3.24%) Replication
7 91 (2.86%) Clustering
8 59 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 44 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 44 (1.38%) User Experience
11 43 (1.35%) GIS
12 41 (1.29%) Blackberry
13 36 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 32 (1.01%) Derivative
15 31 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
16 29 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
17 25 (0.79%) iPad
18 24 (0.76%) PKI
18 24 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1235 (38.87%) Linux
2 926 (29.15%) Windows
3 498 (15.68%) UNIX
4 242 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 202 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 154 (4.85%) CentOS
7 109 (3.43%) Solaris
8 104 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (3.27%) Windows 7
9 102 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 96 (3.02%) Ubuntu
11 77 (2.42%) Debian
12 58 (1.83%) Mac OS X
13 45 (1.42%) AIX
14 33 (1.04%) Android
15 29 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 29 (0.91%) SUSE
16 24 (0.76%) Windows XP
17 20 (0.63%) HPUX
18 19 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (23.67%) ITIL
2 727 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 567 (17.85%) DevOps
4 419 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
5 367 (11.55%) Change Management
6 302 (9.51%) Release Management
7 282 (8.88%) Software Engineering
8 272 (8.56%) Change Control
9 267 (8.40%) OO
10 252 (7.93%) Project Management
10 252 (7.93%) Service Management
11 225 (7.08%) Scrum
12 218 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
13 217 (6.83%) E-Commerce
14 174 (5.48%) Unit Testing
15 170 (5.35%) Service Delivery
16 161 (5.07%) Problem Management
17 146 (4.60%) Mentoring
18 145 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 145 (4.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 727 (22.88%) Java
2 665 (20.93%) SQL
3 552 (17.37%) Python
4 409 (12.87%) Ruby
5 384 (12.09%) Bash Shell
6 377 (11.87%) Perl
7 289 (9.10%) C#
8 261 (8.22%) PHP
9 225 (7.08%) C++
10 221 (6.96%) JavaScript
11 217 (6.83%) Shell Script
12 202 (6.36%) C
13 142 (4.47%) PowerShell
14 92 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 60 (1.89%) T-SQL
16 52 (1.64%) Korn
17 46 (1.45%) VB.NET
18 44 (1.38%) VBScript
19 43 (1.35%) VB
20 42 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 529 (16.65%) Degree
2 263 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 147 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 110 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 92 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 85 (2.68%) DV Cleared
7 76 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
8 69 (2.17%) MCSE
9 60 (1.89%) MCP
10 55 (1.73%) CCNA
11 51 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 32 (1.01%) CCNP
13 27 (0.85%) ISEB
13 27 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 20 (0.63%) RHCE
16 18 (0.57%) PMI Certification
16 18 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (7.55%) QA
2 216 (6.80%) SLA
3 31 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 31 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 28 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.47%) COBIT
7 8 (0.25%) IEC 61508
7 8 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.16%) TickIT
9 5 (0.16%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.13%) DO-254
10 4 (0.13%) GxP
10 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.094%) P3O
12 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.063%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.063%) JTAG
System Software
1 368 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 313 (9.85%) Active Directory
3 121 (3.81%) vSphere
4 103 (3.24%) KVM
5 88 (2.77%) Hyper-V
6 69 (2.17%) Xen
7 60 (1.89%) XenApp
8 53 (1.67%) NFS
9 50 (1.57%) Varnish
10 44 (1.38%) XenServer
11 41 (1.29%) VMware ESX
12 40 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
13 34 (1.07%) Snort
14 31 (0.98%) Firmware
15 29 (0.91%) XenDesktop
16 28 (0.88%) Terminal Services
17 26 (0.82%) Docker
18 23 (0.72%) UAG
19 22 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
20 19 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 772 (24.30%) Puppet
2 565 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 269 (8.47%) Nagios
4 129 (4.06%) Ansible
5 87 (2.74%) Salt
6 82 (2.58%) SCCM
7 77 (2.42%) Cacti
7 77 (2.42%) Vagrant
8 53 (1.67%) ZABBIX
9 50 (1.57%) SCOM
10 45 (1.42%) Tivoli
11 39 (1.23%) WSUS
12 36 (1.13%) Opsview
12 36 (1.13%) Graphite
13 34 (1.07%) NetBackup
13 34 (1.07%) CFEngine
14 31 (0.98%) Cobbler
14 31 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 29 (0.91%) HAProxy
16 27 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 666 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 483 (15.20%) VMware
3 462 (14.54%) Oracle
4 310 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 233 (7.33%) Cisco
6 160 (5.04%) HP
7 122 (3.84%) EMC
8 117 (3.68%) IBM
9 110 (3.46%) Citrix
10 75 (2.36%) SAP
11 67 (2.11%) Remedy
12 59 (1.86%) Splunk
13 53 (1.67%) NetApp
14 51 (1.61%) Juniper
15 50 (1.57%) F5
16 49 (1.54%) Rackspace
17 48 (1.51%) Dell
17 48 (1.51%) CheckPoint
18 39 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
19 38 (1.20%) SaltStack
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
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Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40k plus 5k car allowance, pe
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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