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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 136 156 141
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 70 41 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.93% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.17% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Configuration Management
England

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
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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
Solihull +21 18 £50,000 -
Coventry +3 15 £38,500 +14.07%
Staffordshire - 14 £46,250 - 1
Warwickshire -4 11 £41,500 +38.33% 3
Birmingham -9 7 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Worcestershire +13 3 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management.

1 42 (32.06%) ITIL
2 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.37%) C#
3 28 (21.37%) SQL
3 28 (21.37%) .NET
3 28 (21.37%) Change Management
4 26 (19.85%) Windows
5 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
6 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (17.56%) Oracle
6 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
7 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
7 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
7 21 (16.03%) Degree
8 20 (15.27%) Service Delivery
8 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
9 19 (14.50%) Automotive
9 19 (14.50%) CMDB
10 18 (13.74%) Validation
11 17 (12.98%) C++
11 17 (12.98%) C
12 16 (12.21%) Project Management
12 16 (12.21%) Management Information System
12 16 (12.21%) .NET Framework
13 15 (11.45%) Workflow
13 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
14 14 (10.69%) PL/SQL
14 14 (10.69%) Cisco
14 14 (10.69%) Electronics
14 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Configuration Management 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 Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 11 (8.40%) CMS
4 10 (7.63%) IIS
5 7 (5.34%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.58%) EPiServer CMS
7 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.05%) Apache
9 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.53%) Drupal
10 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.11%) Simulink
3 8 (6.11%) Stateflow
3 8 (6.11%) TargetLink
4 4 (3.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (3.05%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.58%) IaaS
3 5 (3.82%) SaaS
4 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Firewall
2 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.87%) WAN
3 8 (6.11%) LAN
3 8 (6.11%) MPLS
4 7 (5.34%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (5.34%) ATM
4 7 (5.34%) VPN
5 6 (4.58%) VLAN
5 6 (4.58%) Frame Relay
5 6 (4.58%) Wireless
5 6 (4.58%) DNS
5 6 (4.58%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (4.58%) DMVPN
6 5 (3.82%) Network Security
7 4 (3.05%) TETRA
7 4 (3.05%) GPRS
7 4 (3.05%) 4G
8 3 (2.29%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (5.34%) MySQL
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.53%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.11%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (5.34%) NUnit
4 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 19 (14.50%) Automotive
2 14 (10.69%) Electronics
3 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Finance
4 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.29%) Advertising
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) Developer
2 16 (12.21%) Configuration Manager
3 13 (9.92%) Software Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Change Manager
7 8 (6.11%) Lead Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Change and Configuration Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Senior Architect
8 7 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Information Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Remedy Administrator
11 4 (3.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.37%) .NET
2 16 (12.21%) .NET Framework
3 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (6.87%) HTML
5 9 (6.87%) CSS
6 7 (5.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (4.58%) Ajax
7 6 (4.58%) HTML5
7 6 (4.58%) CSS3
8 5 (3.82%) jQuery
8 5 (3.82%) Web Services
9 2 (1.53%) LAMP
9 2 (1.53%) J2EE
10 1 (0.76%) JPA
10 1 (0.76%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.76%) Java EE
10 1 (0.76%) XML
10 1 (0.76%) Struts
10 1 (0.76%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.50%) CMDB
3 16 (12.21%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.63%) Open Source
5 8 (6.11%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.58%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.53%) CCTV
8 2 (1.53%) Derivative
8 2 (1.53%) Statistics
8 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.53%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.76%) Blog
9 1 (0.76%) Physics
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.85%) Windows
2 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.82%) Solaris
4 5 (3.82%) Linux
5 4 (3.05%) Android
5 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.29%) UNIX
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.53%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) ITIL
2 28 (21.37%) Change Management
3 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
4 20 (15.27%) Service Delivery
5 18 (13.74%) Validation
6 16 (12.21%) Project Management
7 15 (11.45%) Workflow
8 13 (9.92%) MVC
8 13 (9.92%) Requirements Management
9 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.16%) Service Management
9 12 (9.16%) Release Management
10 10 (7.63%) UML
10 10 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.87%) Time Management
12 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (6.11%) CMMI
12 8 (6.11%) Yourdon
12 8 (6.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.37%) C#
1 28 (21.37%) SQL
2 17 (12.98%) C++
2 17 (12.98%) C
3 14 (10.69%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.63%) Assembly Language
5 8 (6.11%) VB
6 7 (5.34%) Java
6 7 (5.34%) PHP
7 5 (3.82%) PHP5
7 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.05%) Python
9 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.53%) Ruby
10 2 (1.53%) VB6
10 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.53%) Perl
10 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.03%) Degree
3 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.58%) CCSE
5 6 (4.58%) CCSA
5 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.58%) CCNP
6 5 (3.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (3.05%) HNC
7 4 (3.05%) HND
8 2 (1.53%) MCP
8 2 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) MCSE
9 1 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.58%) SLA
3 4 (3.05%) COBIT
3 4 (3.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.58%) vSphere
4 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.53%) Control-M
2 2 (1.53%) Nagios
2 2 (1.53%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.53%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.76%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.56%) Oracle
3 14 (10.69%) Cisco
4 12 (9.16%) MKS
5 10 (7.63%) Remedy
6 9 (6.87%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.11%) MathWorks
8 7 (5.34%) BMC
8 7 (5.34%) VMware
9 6 (4.58%) Nokia
9 6 (4.58%) EMC
9 6 (4.58%) EPiServer
10 5 (3.82%) Citrix
11 4 (3.05%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.29%) Dell
12 3 (2.29%) SAP
13 2 (1.53%) Mitel
13 2 (1.53%) AppSense
13 2 (1.53%) Symantec
13 2 (1.53%) Apple
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Great Benefits
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