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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Specialist
Rank 865 886 879
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Specialist 13 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 - £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £35,350
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 - £35,000

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Configuration Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Specialist
Top 14 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 30 January 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 +2 13 £40,000 - 2
South East - 7 £36,500 - 2
London - 4 £70,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £36,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,500 - 2
Hampshire - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
East Midlands +15 1 £36,500 -
East of England - 1 £36,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £36,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £36,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £36,500 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Configuration Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (56.52%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
2 11 (47.83%) Asset Management
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Maven
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Android
6 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
6 4 (17.39%) MobileIron
7 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
7 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 3 (13.04%) Puppet
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (13.04%) LANDesk
7 3 (13.04%) JIRA
7 3 (13.04%) Sybase
7 3 (13.04%) Ant
7 3 (13.04%) Remedy
7 3 (13.04%) BMC

Configuration Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
2 11 (47.83%) Asset Management
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) MobileIron
3 3 (13.04%) LANDesk
3 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 3 (13.04%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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