The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 198 198 188
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 20 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.95% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 12
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £48,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +34.72%
CMDB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1619 1687 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.21% 32.28% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1404 1282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CMDB across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CMDB Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CMDB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMDB across the West Midlands region.

CMDB Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CMDB
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CMDB across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

CMDB Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CMDB
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
(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
Staffordshire - 11 £65,000 -
Birmingham -12 8 £62,500 +19.04%
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing CMDB also 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 that cited CMDB.

1 24 (64.86%) Change Management
2 23 (62.16%) ITIL
3 21 (56.76%) BMC
4 20 (54.05%) Migration
5 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
6 16 (43.24%) Service Management
6 16 (43.24%) Problem Management
7 15 (40.54%) Release Management
8 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
8 13 (35.14%) Data Migration
8 13 (35.14%) Supplier Management
8 13 (35.14%) Knowledge Management
8 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
9 11 (29.73%) Remedy
9 11 (29.73%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.22%) Data Integration
13 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
14 4 (10.81%) SLA
14 4 (10.81%) Remedy AR System
15 3 (8.11%) Finance
15 3 (8.11%) XML
15 3 (8.11%) MS Office
15 3 (8.11%) HTML
16 2 (5.41%) C#
16 2 (5.41%) CSS
16 2 (5.41%) Web Services
16 2 (5.41%) JavaScript

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing CMDB also 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 that cited CMDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (10.81%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (2.70%) Maximo
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
1 1 (2.70%) MS Access
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Configuration Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Change Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Remedy Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Configuration Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Auditor
7 1 (2.70%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Metrics Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) AIX
1 1 (2.70%) Solaris
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Change Management
2 23 (62.16%) ITIL
3 20 (54.05%) Migration
4 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
5 16 (43.24%) Service Management
5 16 (43.24%) Problem Management
6 15 (40.54%) Release Management
7 13 (35.14%) Supplier Management
7 13 (35.14%) Knowledge Management
7 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
7 13 (35.14%) Data Migration
7 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
8 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.70%) People Management
10 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) BMC
2 11 (29.73%) Remedy
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.70%) LANDesk