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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Manager
Rank 820 841 795
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 67 53 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.050% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.052% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 59
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.18% +8.82%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 2 March 2015 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 2 March 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 +27 58 £45,000 -9.09% 6
London +14 15 £58,750 -6.00% 1
Yorkshire +14 14 £38,000 -15.55% 1
East of England +8 13 £47,500 +1.06% 2
West Yorkshire +7 13 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £47,500 - 2
Leeds - 10 £38,000 -
Peterborough - 10 £47,500 - 2
City of London +4 6 £55,000 -12.00%
South East -32 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Twickenham - 5 £65,000 -
West Midlands -22 4 £53,500 +12.63%
Scotland - 4 £55,000 -
South West -3 3 £41,875 +5.34%
Surrey - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £55,000 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
East Midlands +22 2 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £41,875 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Bradford - 2 £35,000 -
Walsall - 2 £51,750 -
Northampton - 2 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +5 1 - -
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Reading -2 1 - -
South Yorkshire -3 1 £42,000 -
Hampshire -9 1 £65,000 +109.67% 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 75 (52.82%) Configuration Management
2 70 (49.30%) ITIL
3 40 (28.17%) Service Management
4 34 (23.94%) CMDB
5 33 (23.24%) Finance
6 30 (21.13%) Service Delivery
7 28 (19.72%) Release Management
8 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
9 24 (16.90%) Java
9 24 (16.90%) SQL
9 24 (16.90%) Windows
10 22 (15.49%) Asset Management
10 22 (15.49%) UNIX
11 20 (14.08%) Change Management
11 20 (14.08%) Oracle
12 17 (11.97%) Banking
13 16 (11.27%) ClearCase
14 15 (10.56%) AIX
14 15 (10.56%) ClearQuest
14 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (9.86%) Workflow
15 14 (9.86%) Samba
15 14 (9.86%) Perl
15 14 (9.86%) J2EE
16 13 (9.15%) Retail
17 12 (8.45%) RUP
17 12 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (7.04%) Software Asset Management
19 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (2.82%) IIS
2 3 (2.11%) JBoss
2 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.70%) Jetty
4 1 (0.70%) nginx
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) ClearCase
2 15 (10.56%) ClearQuest
3 7 (4.93%) JIRA
3 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.52%) Subversion
4 5 (3.52%) Maven
4 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.11%) Hudson
5 3 (2.11%) InstallShield
5 3 (2.11%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.41%) ChangeMan
6 2 (1.41%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.70%) PVCS
7 1 (0.70%) Ant
7 1 (0.70%) Psake
General
1 33 (23.24%) Finance
2 17 (11.97%) Banking
3 13 (9.15%) Retail
4 9 (6.34%) Legal
5 6 (4.23%) Law
6 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) J2EE
2 5 (3.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.94%) CMDB
2 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.52%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.90%) Windows
2 22 (15.49%) UNIX
3 15 (10.56%) AIX
4 9 (6.34%) Linux
5 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.82%) Configuration Management
2 70 (49.30%) ITIL
3 40 (28.17%) Service Management
4 30 (21.13%) Service Delivery
5 28 (19.72%) Release Management
6 22 (15.49%) Asset Management
7 20 (14.08%) Change Management
8 15 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (9.86%) Workflow
10 12 (8.45%) RUP
11 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.04%) Software Asset Management
12 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.34%) CRM
12 9 (6.34%) ITSM
12 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.63%) Automated Testing
13 8 (5.63%) Project Management
13 8 (5.63%) ITIL V3
14 7 (4.93%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.90%) Java
1 24 (16.90%) SQL
2 14 (9.86%) Perl
3 5 (3.52%) C#
3 5 (3.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.41%) Ruby
5 2 (1.41%) C
5 2 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.70%) VBScript
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) Winbatch
6 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (6.34%) Degree
3 7 (4.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) VCP4
6 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.41%) HNC
6 2 (1.41%) HND
7 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) SLA
2 8 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (9.86%) Samba
2 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.82%) Puppet
3 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.41%) WSUS
5 1 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (14.08%) Oracle
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.52%) BMC
3 5 (3.52%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.11%) Macrovision
4 3 (2.11%) Remedy
5 2 (1.41%) IBM
5 2 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (0.70%) PTC
6 1 (0.70%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.70%) HP
6 1 (0.70%) BT
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Coca Cola Enterprises
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Strong market salaries on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 10 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 12 days ago