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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 820 819 795
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 77 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.065% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.068% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 72
Average salary £55,500 £49,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,100 £68,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +15.88%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 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 0 69 £57,500 +15.00% 7
London +14 31 £57,500 +17.94% 2
West Midlands - 12 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 10 £65,750 -
City of London +27 9 £55,000 +15.78%
South East +11 8 £44,750 -10.50% 1
West Yorkshire -15 7 - - 1
Yorkshire -28 7 - - 1
East of England - 7 £42,500 - 2
Stafford - 7 £65,000 -
Halifax - 7 - -
Scotland +7 5 £37,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £60,000 -
Essex - 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands +26 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surrey - 4 £57,500 - 1
Brentwood - 4 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £40,000 -
Reading +3 2 £37,000 -47.14%
Berkshire 0 2 £37,000 -47.14%
Edinburgh -3 2 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire -27 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £56,250 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Havant - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £67,750 -
Northampton - 2 £45,000 -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 118 (68.60%) Configuration Management
2 97 (56.40%) ITIL
3 48 (27.91%) CMDB
4 40 (23.26%) Asset Management
5 39 (22.67%) Service Management
5 39 (22.67%) Oracle
5 39 (22.67%) Finance
6 38 (22.09%) Change Management
7 36 (20.93%) Release Management
8 32 (18.60%) Java
9 30 (17.44%) Windows
10 26 (15.12%) SQL
11 25 (14.53%) UNIX
11 25 (14.53%) Service Delivery
11 25 (14.53%) Management Information System
12 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 24 (13.95%) Linux
12 24 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (13.37%) CMS
14 22 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (11.05%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (11.05%) Banking
16 17 (9.88%) ClearCase
17 16 (9.30%) ClearQuest
17 16 (9.30%) Degree
17 16 (9.30%) J2EE
18 15 (8.72%) AIX
19 14 (8.14%) Software Asset Management
19 14 (8.14%) Perl
19 14 (8.14%) Microsoft

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (13.37%) CMS
2 8 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.07%) IIS
3 7 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.91%) JBoss
5 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.58%) Jetty
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) TeamSite
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Windchill
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) DHCP
1 8 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (4.65%) NetScaler
1 8 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (2.33%) 4G
2 4 (2.33%) GPRS
2 4 (2.33%) TETRA
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) Big Data
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (9.88%) ClearCase
2 16 (9.30%) ClearQuest
3 11 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.49%) Subversion
4 6 (3.49%) JIRA
5 5 (2.91%) Maven
5 5 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.91%) Hudson
6 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.74%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.74%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.16%) Ant
8 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.16%) ChangeMan
9 1 (0.58%) PVCS
9 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.58%) Psake
General
1 39 (22.67%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Banking
3 14 (8.14%) Retail
4 9 (5.23%) Legal
5 6 (3.49%) Law
6 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.16%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.58%) International Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.30%) J2EE
2 4 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) XML
3 1 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (27.91%) CMDB
2 25 (14.53%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.65%) CLARiiON
5 5 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.44%) Windows
2 25 (14.53%) UNIX
3 24 (13.95%) Linux
4 15 (8.72%) AIX
5 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.58%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (68.60%) Configuration Management
2 97 (56.40%) ITIL
3 40 (23.26%) Asset Management
4 39 (22.67%) Service Management
5 38 (22.09%) Change Management
6 36 (20.93%) Release Management
7 25 (14.53%) Service Delivery
8 24 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.14%) Software Asset Management
11 12 (6.98%) Project Management
11 12 (6.98%) RUP
12 10 (5.81%) Process Management
12 10 (5.81%) Problem Management
13 9 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.23%) People Management
13 9 (5.23%) ITIL V3
14 8 (4.65%) Network Management
14 8 (4.65%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.65%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.60%) Java
2 26 (15.12%) SQL
3 14 (8.14%) Perl
4 13 (7.56%) Shell Script
5 11 (6.40%) C++
6 8 (4.65%) VBA
7 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.33%) PHP
8 4 (2.33%) C#
9 3 (1.74%) Groovy
10 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.16%) VBScript
10 2 (1.16%) C
10 2 (1.16%) Winbatch
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.58%) Python
11 1 (0.58%) Ruby
11 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (11.05%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (9.30%) Degree
3 11 (6.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.49%) HNC
5 6 (3.49%) HND
6 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (8.14%) Samba
2 10 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.65%) XenApp
3 8 (4.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (4.65%) vSphere
3 8 (4.65%) UAG
4 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.58%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (2.91%) SCCM
3 4 (2.33%) Puppet
4 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (22.67%) Oracle
2 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.40%) VMware
4 9 (5.23%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.23%) ServiceNow
5 8 (4.65%) Infoblox
5 8 (4.65%) Cisco
5 8 (4.65%) EMC
5 8 (4.65%) Citrix
6 5 (2.91%) IBM
7 4 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.74%) Remedy
8 3 (1.74%) MKS
9 2 (1.16%) Macrovision
10 1 (0.58%) PTC
10 1 (0.58%) Cincom
10 1 (0.58%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.58%) BT
10 1 (0.58%) SAP
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Posted: 25 days ago