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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Specialist
Rank 880 926 870
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Specialist 16 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.005% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 11
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Specialist over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Configuration Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Specialist
Top 8 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 26 May 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 +62 14 £39,163 -10.48% 3
London +38 9 £46,663 -11.11% 2
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
South East - 3 - - 1
Gosport - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £36,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £36,750 -
Halifax - 1 £33,500 -

Configuration Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 25 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 19 (54.29%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) Legal
4 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 10 (28.57%) CMDB
5 10 (28.57%) Release Management
5 10 (28.57%) Change Management
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) Asset Management
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
8 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
8 6 (17.14%) Military
8 6 (17.14%) Data Management
8 6 (17.14%) Aerospace
8 6 (17.14%) CMS
8 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
8 6 (17.14%) MKS
9 5 (14.29%) VB
10 4 (11.43%) VBScript
10 4 (11.43%) C++
10 4 (11.43%) Linux
10 4 (11.43%) Ant
10 4 (11.43%) Perl

Configuration Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (17.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.86%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Ant
2 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.71%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.71%) Serena SBM
2 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (34.29%) Legal
2 6 (17.14%) Aerospace
2 6 (17.14%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) COM
3 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) CMDB
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Android
2 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 19 (54.29%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 10 (28.57%) Change Management
4 10 (28.57%) Release Management
5 9 (25.71%) Asset Management
6 6 (17.14%) Data Management
6 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
6 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
8 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (5.71%) DevOps
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) SDLC
9 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
9 2 (5.71%) Open Source
9 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
4 4 (11.43%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) MKS
3 4 (11.43%) Altiris
3 4 (11.43%) MobileIron
4 3 (8.57%) LANDesk
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Serena
5 2 (5.71%) BMC
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) Sybase
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
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