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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
Rank 169 208 212
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +4
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 68 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 0.67% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 18
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -16.83%
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
2183 1779 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.86% 33.12% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1422 1615
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CMDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham +38 68 £62,500 +38.88%
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing CMDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 102 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 89 (74.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 85 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 83 (69.75%) Line Management
5 70 (58.82%) Publishing
6 68 (57.14%) Service Management
7 66 (55.46%) ITIL
8 63 (52.94%) Presales
9 57 (47.90%) Citrix
10 50 (42.02%) Project Management
11 48 (40.34%) SQL
11 48 (40.34%) IBM
12 46 (38.66%) PRINCE2
12 46 (38.66%) Gantt Chart
12 46 (38.66%) ITIL V3
13 45 (37.82%) Finance
13 45 (37.82%) Software Engineering
13 45 (37.82%) Requirements Analysis
13 45 (37.82%) Degree
13 45 (37.82%) Computer Science
14 44 (36.97%) Retail
15 42 (35.29%) VMware
15 42 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (33.61%) Cisco
17 39 (32.77%) HP
17 39 (32.77%) PMP
17 39 (32.77%) PMI Certification
17 39 (32.77%) Juniper
17 39 (32.77%) CheckPoint
18 37 (31.09%) MySQL

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (15.13%) IIS
2 6 (5.04%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (20.17%) Amazon EC2
1 24 (20.17%) IaaS
1 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (20.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.73%) Firewall
2 18 (15.13%) DNS
2 18 (15.13%) SSL
3 15 (12.61%) WAN
4 7 (5.88%) LDAP
5 6 (5.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.09%) MySQL
2 30 (25.21%) DB2
2 30 (25.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 70 (58.82%) Publishing
2 45 (37.82%) Finance
3 44 (36.97%) Retail
4 7 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Technical Specialist
2 28 (23.53%) Architect
3 20 (16.81%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (12.61%) Citrix Specialist
4 15 (12.61%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 15 (12.61%) Data Centre Specialist
4 15 (12.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (5.88%) Developer
5 7 (5.88%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Network Specialist
8 4 (3.36%) Business Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Problem Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Systems Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
9 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 7 (5.88%) CSS
1 7 (5.88%) HTML
1 7 (5.88%) REST
1 7 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (5.88%) SOAP
1 7 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 7 (5.88%) Web Services
1 7 (5.88%) XML
2 6 (5.04%) LAMP
3 4 (3.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 45 (37.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.88%) Life Science
5 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Linux
2 6 (5.04%) AIX
2 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (5.04%) Solaris
2 6 (5.04%) SUSE
2 6 (5.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 89 (74.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 83 (69.75%) Line Management
4 68 (57.14%) Service Management
5 66 (55.46%) ITIL
6 63 (52.94%) Presales
7 50 (42.02%) Project Management
8 46 (38.66%) Gantt Chart
8 46 (38.66%) ITIL V3
8 46 (38.66%) PRINCE2
9 45 (37.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 45 (37.82%) Software Engineering
10 30 (25.21%) IT Governance
10 30 (25.21%) Technical Architecture
10 30 (25.21%) TOGAF
10 30 (25.21%) Zachman Framework
11 24 (20.17%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (16.81%) Business Development
12 20 (16.81%) Customer Engagement
12 20 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) Java
2 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.88%) Ruby
3 6 (5.04%) Perl
3 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (37.82%) Degree
2 39 (32.77%) PMI Certification
2 39 (32.77%) PMP
3 30 (25.21%) ISEB
4 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
5 21 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (15.97%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (15.13%) LPIC
8 16 (13.45%) CCNA
8 16 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 42 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (20.17%) Firmware
2 24 (20.17%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (15.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (20.17%) NetBackup
1 24 (20.17%) SCVMM
2 18 (15.13%) Backup Exec
2 18 (15.13%) SCCM
2 18 (15.13%) SCOM
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (5.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (5.04%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 57 (47.90%) Citrix
2 48 (40.34%) IBM
3 42 (35.29%) VMware
4 40 (33.61%) Cisco
5 39 (32.77%) CheckPoint
5 39 (32.77%) HP
5 39 (32.77%) Juniper
6 30 (25.21%) Oracle
7 24 (20.17%) BMC
7 24 (20.17%) EMC
7 24 (20.17%) NetApp
8 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.13%) Red Hat
9 15 (12.61%) Brocade
9 15 (12.61%) F5
9 15 (12.61%) Fortinet
10 11 (9.24%) ServiceNow
11 6 (5.04%) CA
11 6 (5.04%) Sun
11 6 (5.04%) Veritas