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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 164 172 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 57 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.78% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.98% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52 18 58
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4833 4295 4258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.10% 79.83% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3963 3575 3593
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 £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Birmingham +15 26 £45,000 +1.69% 1
Coventry -8 8 £54,500 -3.53% 2
Worcestershire -2 6 £35,000 - 2
Solihull +8 4 £31,250 - 1
Staffordshire +8 3 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Warwickshire -18 3 £33,045 -39.91%
West Bromwich +2 2 - -
Walsall - 1 £35,000 -
Dudley - 1 £50,000 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 49 (35.51%) .NET
1 49 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 45 (32.61%) C#
3 41 (29.71%) SQL
4 40 (28.99%) ITIL
5 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
6 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
7 30 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 29 (21.01%) Windows
8 29 (21.01%) MVC
9 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET
9 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (19.57%) Oracle
11 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (16.67%) Change Management
12 23 (16.67%) Degree
13 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
13 22 (15.94%) Finance
13 22 (15.94%) Scrum
14 21 (15.22%) Firewall
14 21 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (15.22%) Linux
14 21 (15.22%) Cisco
14 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (14.49%) Subversion
16 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
16 19 (13.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (8.70%) Apache
1 12 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.25%) IIS
4 7 (5.07%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.35%) CMS
6 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.45%) JBoss
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
2 3 (2.17%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.45%) Simulink
3 2 (1.45%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) IaaS
2 7 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (5.07%) Joyent
2 7 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.22%) Firewall
2 12 (8.70%) WAN
3 11 (7.97%) VoIP
4 7 (5.07%) LAN
5 6 (4.35%) MPLS
5 6 (4.35%) Wireless
5 6 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.62%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (3.62%) PABX
6 5 (3.62%) DMVPN
6 5 (3.62%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.62%) Converged Networks
6 5 (3.62%) Frame Relay
6 5 (3.62%) OSPF
6 5 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.62%) VPN
6 5 (3.62%) ATM
7 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.17%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.17%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (13.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) Subversion
2 17 (12.32%) NUnit
3 8 (5.80%) Selenium
3 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.07%) InstallShield
5 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.17%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.72%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.72%) PVCS
7 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.62%) Electronics
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (25.36%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) .NET Developer
2 28 (20.29%) C# Developer
2 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 28 (20.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 28 (20.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
4 14 (10.14%) Network Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.70%) Administrator
6 12 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.97%) Software Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Architect
8 10 (7.25%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Senior .NET Architect
8 10 (7.25%) .NET Architect
8 10 (7.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.51%) .NET
2 30 (21.74%) .NET Framework
3 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET
3 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 10 (7.25%) Entity Framework
5 10 (7.25%) Web Services
6 5 (3.62%) HTML
6 5 (3.62%) MFC
6 5 (3.62%) CSS
7 4 (2.90%) XML
7 4 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.45%) CSS3
8 2 (1.45%) J2EE
8 2 (1.45%) HTML5
9 1 (0.72%) Struts
9 1 (0.72%) Java EE
9 1 (0.72%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.72%) jQuery
9 1 (0.72%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.07%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.62%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.62%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.62%) Physics
5 5 (3.62%) CMDB
5 5 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Handset
6 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.45%) VHDL
7 2 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.72%) CCTV
8 1 (0.72%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.01%) Windows
2 21 (15.22%) Linux
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.80%) UNIX
5 5 (3.62%) Solaris
6 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.45%) Android
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.99%) ITIL
2 29 (21.01%) MVC
3 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.67%) Change Management
5 22 (15.94%) Scrum
6 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.77%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.04%) TDD
9 17 (12.32%) Validation
9 17 (12.32%) Unit Testing
9 17 (12.32%) Change Control
10 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
11 15 (10.87%) Project Management
12 13 (9.42%) Service Management
12 13 (9.42%) Time Management
12 13 (9.42%) Open Source
13 12 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.97%) DevOps
15 10 (7.25%) SDLC
15 10 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) C#
2 41 (29.71%) SQL
3 15 (10.87%) PHP
4 12 (8.70%) Java
5 11 (7.97%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.25%) C
7 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.80%) C++
7 8 (5.80%) Embedded C
8 7 (5.07%) Embedded C++
8 7 (5.07%) Perl
9 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.90%) Python
10 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.17%) VBA
12 2 (1.45%) VBScript
12 2 (1.45%) VB
12 2 (1.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.67%) Degree
3 22 (15.94%) SC Cleared
4 17 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (11.59%) CCNP
6 9 (6.52%) CCNA
7 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.62%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.62%) CCSA
8 5 (3.62%) CCSE
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.17%) RHCE
9 3 (2.17%) MCSE
10 2 (1.45%) MCSA
10 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.45%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.72%) MOS
11 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.72%) ISEB
11 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.62%) QA
3 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) Firmware
2 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) Ansible
2 9 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.52%) Puppet
3 7 (5.07%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.17%) Nagios
4 3 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.45%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.45%) WSUS
5 2 (1.45%) SCCM
5 2 (1.45%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.45%) Control-M
5 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) SCOM
6 1 (0.72%) Cacti
Vendors
1 49 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.57%) Oracle
3 21 (15.22%) Cisco
4 8 (5.80%) VMware
4 8 (5.80%) HP
5 7 (5.07%) Citrix
5 7 (5.07%) Mitel
5 7 (5.07%) Google
5 7 (5.07%) Rackspace
6 6 (4.35%) Avaya
7 5 (3.62%) Nokia
7 5 (3.62%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.62%) Remedy
7 5 (3.62%) Brocade
7 5 (3.62%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.62%) F5
8 3 (2.17%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.45%) ATG
10 1 (0.72%) Perforce
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago