The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 821 795 825
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 75 86 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.079% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.084% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 39
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £25,600 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,225 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Manager within the UK.

Configuration Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Configuration Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Manager over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Configuration Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -13 73 £50,000 +11.11% 6
London +7 30 £56,250 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -10 11 £61,250 +22.50%
South East -10 9 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Yorkshire -40 9 £37,500 +12.86% 2
Yorkshire -51 9 £37,500 +12.86% 2
City of London +16 8 £60,000 +26.31% 1
East Midlands +10 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire -4 8 £40,000 +60.00%
Reading - 8 £40,000 -
Halifax - 6 - - 2
Harrow - 6 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £51,750 -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Rugby - 5 - -
East of England - 5 £40,975 - 1
Northampton - 4 £53,500 -
Birmingham -13 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Leeds -23 3 £37,500 +0.06%
Essex - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £65,000 -
Scotland -9 2 - -
Edinburgh -14 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £66,250 -
Stafford - 2 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £37,500 -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 137 (73.26%) Configuration Management
2 123 (65.78%) ITIL
3 52 (27.81%) Change Management
4 45 (24.06%) Asset Management
5 44 (23.53%) Service Management
5 44 (23.53%) CMDB
6 42 (22.46%) Release Management
7 39 (20.86%) Finance
7 39 (20.86%) Oracle
8 32 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (16.58%) Management Information System
10 30 (16.04%) CMS
10 30 (16.04%) Java
10 30 (16.04%) Windows
11 29 (15.51%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (15.51%) Service Delivery
12 27 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 26 (13.90%) Linux
14 25 (13.37%) SQL
15 24 (12.83%) Microsoft
15 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (12.30%) UNIX
17 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (9.09%) Degree
18 17 (9.09%) ITSM
19 16 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (8.02%) VMware
20 15 (8.02%) J2EE
21 14 (7.49%) Project Management
21 14 (7.49%) Software Asset Management

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (16.04%) CMS
2 11 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.67%) IIS
5 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.60%) JBoss
7 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) SaaS
2 3 (1.60%) PaaS
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) DHCP
1 11 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (5.88%) NetScaler
1 11 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (2.14%) 4G
2 4 (2.14%) GPRS
2 4 (2.14%) TETRA
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.95%) ClearCase
2 13 (6.95%) ClearQuest
3 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.28%) Subversion
5 4 (2.14%) Maven
5 4 (2.14%) JIRA
5 4 (2.14%) Hudson
5 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.60%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.60%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.07%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.07%) ChangeMan
8 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 39 (20.86%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Retail
4 6 (3.21%) Legal
5 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) J2EE
2 6 (3.21%) .NET
3 2 (1.07%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.53%) CMDB
2 31 (16.58%) Management Information System
3 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.88%) CLARiiON
5 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.04%) Windows
2 26 (13.90%) Linux
3 23 (12.30%) UNIX
4 12 (6.42%) AIX
4 12 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (73.26%) Configuration Management
2 123 (65.78%) ITIL
3 52 (27.81%) Change Management
4 45 (24.06%) Asset Management
5 44 (23.53%) Service Management
6 42 (22.46%) Release Management
7 32 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (15.51%) Service Delivery
9 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (9.09%) ITSM
11 14 (7.49%) Project Management
11 14 (7.49%) Software Asset Management
11 14 (7.49%) ITIL V3
12 13 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.95%) Problem Management
13 11 (5.88%) Time Management
13 11 (5.88%) Network Management
13 11 (5.88%) Logistics
13 11 (5.88%) People Management
14 10 (5.35%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.04%) Java
2 25 (13.37%) SQL
3 13 (6.95%) Shell Script
4 12 (6.42%) Perl
5 11 (5.88%) C++
6 8 (4.28%) VBA
7 5 (2.67%) C#
8 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.60%) PHP
9 3 (1.60%) VBScript
9 3 (1.60%) Groovy
9 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.07%) C
10 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.53%) Winbatch
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (15.51%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (9.09%) Degree
3 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.67%) HNC
6 5 (2.67%) HND
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) QA
2 8 (4.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.42%) XenApp
2 12 (6.42%) Samba
3 11 (5.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 11 (5.88%) vSphere
3 11 (5.88%) UAG
4 1 (0.53%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.07%) SCCM
4 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 39 (20.86%) Oracle
2 24 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.02%) VMware
4 12 (6.42%) Citrix
5 11 (5.88%) EMC
5 11 (5.88%) Cisco
5 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.88%) Infoblox
6 8 (4.28%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.67%) IBM
8 3 (1.60%) BMC
8 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.60%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) MKS
8 3 (1.60%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.07%) Capita
9 2 (1.07%) Macrovision
10 1 (0.53%) Cincom
10 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
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