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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Specialist
Rank 885 865 883
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Specialist 8 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 7
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,450 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Configuration Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Specialist
Top 15 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 28 August 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 -28 8 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South East -26 3 £20,500 -16.32%
Hampshire - 2 £20,500 -
East of England - 2 £47,500 -
Havant - 2 £20,500 -
Luton - 2 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham -1 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands -6 1 £50,000 -
London -8 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

Configuration Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) GoldenSource
6 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) SAS
6 1 (7.14%) NHS

Configuration Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) GoldenSource
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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