The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Specialist
Rank 895 902 880
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Specialist 5 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 12
Average salary £35,350 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.57% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Configuration Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Configuration Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Configuration Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Configuration Specialist
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 4 £35,350 -25.57%
London +6 3 £35,350 -
North West - 1 - -

Configuration Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) CMDB
4 4 (20.00%) Release Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) VBScript
4 4 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (10.00%) Salt
6 2 (10.00%) Casper Suite
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Open Source

Configuration Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (10.00%) Serena SBM
2 2 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
1 2 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
2 1 (5.00%) WSDL
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) COM
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CMDB
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
2 4 (20.00%) VB
2 4 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Salt
1 2 (10.00%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Serena
4 2 (10.00%) Altiris
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) MKS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle