The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Configuration Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Specialist
Rank 890 939 965
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Specialist 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £34,000 £42,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +19.14%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 - £35,250

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Configuration Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Configuration Specialist in the job title.

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 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 6 £34,000 -19.04%
London +45 2 £34,000 -19.04%
South East - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Configuration Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Configuration Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Configuration Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) CMS
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) SLA
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Perl

Configuration Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Novell
2 1 (7.69%) SAP