The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 136 162 144
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 74 74 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.26% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.42% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 59
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,062 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -4.30%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4224 5210 4249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.83% 88.36% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 4288 3581
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
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 Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 +13 22 £40,000 +0.62% 2
Warwickshire +41 16 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Coventry +26 15 £57,500 +130.00%
Herefordshire - 7 £40,000 -
West Bromwich +11 3 £41,000 +127.77%
Staffordshire -7 2 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Shropshire -7 1 £80,000 +128.57% 4
Worcestershire -10 1 £37,500 +29.31%
Solihull -15 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management.

1 52 (36.62%) Linux
2 44 (30.99%) DevOps
3 43 (30.28%) Microservices
3 43 (30.28%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (29.58%) Puppet
5 40 (28.17%) Docker
5 40 (28.17%) Terraform
5 40 (28.17%) Web Services
6 38 (26.76%) ITIL
6 38 (26.76%) Python
6 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (26.06%) Software Engineering
8 36 (25.35%) Scrum
9 35 (24.65%) Change Management
10 33 (23.24%) Bash Shell
11 32 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (22.54%) Ruby
12 31 (21.83%) Ansible
13 30 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (20.42%) Problem Management
15 28 (19.72%) Service Management
16 27 (19.01%) Jenkins
17 26 (18.31%) Java
18 25 (17.61%) JavaScript
19 24 (16.90%) HTML
20 23 (16.20%) Groovy
21 22 (15.49%) Incident Management
22 20 (14.08%) CentOS
22 20 (14.08%) Data Centre

Configuration Management
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 2 (1.41%) Apache
1 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.41%) nginx
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.70%) CloudStack
2 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (9.86%) assyst
1 14 (9.86%) Sentinel
2 5 (3.52%) Magento
3 3 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (30.28%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.15%) VoIP
2 12 (8.45%) Firewall
3 8 (5.63%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.93%) HTTP
4 7 (4.93%) LAN
4 7 (4.93%) SNMP
4 7 (4.93%) WAN
5 5 (3.52%) PABX
6 4 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.11%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.41%) DNS
9 1 (0.70%) BGP
9 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.70%) MPLS
9 1 (0.70%) Network Security
9 1 (0.70%) OSPF
9 1 (0.70%) VLAN
9 1 (0.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (19.01%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.38%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.27%) Vagrant
4 13 (9.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (8.45%) Hudson
6 11 (7.75%) GoCD
7 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.93%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.23%) MSBuild
8 6 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.11%) GDB
9 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.41%) Ant
10 2 (1.41%) Subversion
11 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.70%) JIRA
11 1 (0.70%) Maven
11 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 16 (11.27%) Retail
2 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.93%) Electronics
4 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (11.27%) Developer
2 16 (11.27%) Software Engineer
3 14 (9.86%) Security Officer
3 14 (9.86%) Senior DevOps
3 14 (9.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.45%) Information Officer
4 12 (8.45%) Information Security Officer
5 11 (7.75%) AWS Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Head of Service Management
9 7 (4.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.17%) Web Services
2 24 (16.90%) HTML
3 16 (11.27%) Node.js
3 16 (11.27%) RESTful
4 15 (10.56%) ActiveMQ
4 15 (10.56%) HornetQ
4 15 (10.56%) JMS
4 15 (10.56%) Kafka
5 10 (7.04%) Middleware
6 8 (5.63%) .NET
6 8 (5.63%) LAMP
7 7 (4.93%) HTML5
7 7 (4.93%) REST
8 5 (3.52%) J2EE
9 3 (2.11%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (2.11%) jQuery
9 3 (2.11%) XML
10 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.41%) XSLT
11 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.08%) Data Centre
3 18 (12.68%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.86%) CESG
4 14 (9.86%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (9.86%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.11%) CMDB
5 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) AS400
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) iSeries
6 2 (1.41%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Handset
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.62%) Linux
2 20 (14.08%) CentOS
3 18 (12.68%) Ubuntu
4 14 (9.86%) Windows
5 12 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.93%) ThreadX
7 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) DevOps
2 43 (30.28%) Microservices
3 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.76%) ITIL
4 37 (26.06%) Software Engineering
5 36 (25.35%) Scrum
6 35 (24.65%) Change Management
7 30 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (20.42%) Problem Management
9 28 (19.72%) Service Management
10 22 (15.49%) Incident Management
11 19 (13.38%) Service Delivery
12 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
13 17 (11.97%) Automated Testing
14 16 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (10.56%) Change Control
15 15 (10.56%) Information Security
15 15 (10.56%) IT Governance
16 14 (9.86%) Data Protection
16 14 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.76%) Python
2 33 (23.24%) Bash Shell
3 32 (22.54%) Ruby
4 26 (18.31%) Java
5 25 (17.61%) JavaScript
6 23 (16.20%) Groovy
7 15 (10.56%) Scala
8 14 (9.86%) C#
8 14 (9.86%) Go
9 11 (7.75%) C
9 11 (7.75%) Perl
10 8 (5.63%) PHP
10 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.63%) SQL
11 7 (4.93%) Korn
12 6 (4.23%) C++
13 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.68%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.86%) CISA
3 14 (9.86%) CISM
3 14 (9.86%) CISSP
4 10 (7.04%) CCNP
4 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.34%) CCNA
5 9 (6.34%) CITP
6 2 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) CCIE
7 1 (0.70%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.97%) QA
2 15 (10.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (9.86%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.52%) SLA
5 4 (2.82%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.70%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.70%) ISO26262
System Software
1 40 (28.17%) Docker
2 15 (10.56%) VirtualBox
2 15 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.11%) Firmware
5 2 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.41%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) Ceph
6 1 (0.70%) etcd
6 1 (0.70%) flannel
6 1 (0.70%) KVM
6 1 (0.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 42 (29.58%) Puppet
2 40 (28.17%) Terraform
3 32 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (21.83%) Ansible
5 16 (11.27%) Kubernetes
5 16 (11.27%) Nagios
6 15 (10.56%) Consul
6 15 (10.56%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (10.56%) Mesos
6 15 (10.56%) StatsD
7 7 (4.93%) rkt
8 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.70%) Grafana
8 1 (0.70%) Graphite
8 1 (0.70%) Icinga
8 1 (0.70%) Kibana
8 1 (0.70%) logstash
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Google
2 15 (10.56%) New Relic
2 15 (10.56%) VMware
3 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.45%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.75%) Avaya
4 11 (7.75%) ServiceNow
5 10 (7.04%) Cisco
6 8 (5.63%) Mitel
7 6 (4.23%) Oracle
8 4 (2.82%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.82%) Remedy
8 4 (2.82%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.11%) Nortel
10 2 (1.41%) Citrix
10 2 (1.41%) HP
10 2 (1.41%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.70%) Green Hills
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