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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 192 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 42 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 1.04% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.20% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 26
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £66,800 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
5077 4679 4652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.82% 86.94% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 3870 3909
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 28 September 2016.

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 28 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 -48 11 £45,000 - 4
Coventry +4 10 £37,000 -29.52%
Shropshire - 6 £65,000 - 2
Worcestershire +12 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Staffordshire +3 3 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Warwickshire -5 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 45 (34.09%) ITIL
2 32 (24.24%) SQL
3 29 (21.97%) Linux
3 29 (21.97%) Service Management
4 26 (19.70%) Windows
4 26 (19.70%) Puppet
5 25 (18.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (18.18%) .NET
6 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 23 (17.42%) C#
7 23 (17.42%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (17.42%) Release Management
8 22 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 21 (15.91%) CMDB
10 20 (15.15%) Change Management
10 20 (15.15%) Oracle
11 18 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
13 16 (12.12%) Unix
13 16 (12.12%) Firewall
13 16 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (10.61%) DevOps
15 13 (9.85%) People Management
15 13 (9.85%) Apache
16 12 (9.09%) SLA
16 12 (9.09%) VB.NET
16 12 (9.09%) Web Services
16 12 (9.09%) Perl
16 12 (9.09%) Active Directory
16 12 (9.09%) Project Management

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 13 (9.85%) Apache
2 9 (6.82%) nginx
3 5 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) Mule
6 1 (0.76%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 18 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) Windchill
4 1 (0.76%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Simulink
4 1 (0.76%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) Firewall
2 10 (7.58%) DNS
3 7 (5.30%) HTTP
4 6 (4.55%) LAN
4 6 (4.55%) WAN
5 5 (3.79%) Network Security
5 5 (3.79%) SAN
6 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.27%) IPv4
8 2 (1.52%) VoIP
9 1 (0.76%) BGP
9 1 (0.76%) DHCP
9 1 (0.76%) DMZ
9 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.76%) ISDN
9 1 (0.76%) MPLS
9 1 (0.76%) OSPF
9 1 (0.76%) PBX
9 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) MySQL
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.52%) Big Data
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.30%) Subversion
4 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.03%) Ant
5 4 (3.03%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.03%) MSTest
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.76%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.76%) GoCD
7 1 (0.76%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.76%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (7.58%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.55%) Automotive
2 6 (4.55%) Electronics
2 6 (4.55%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Military
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Administrator
2 16 (12.12%) Developer
3 11 (8.33%) Analyst
4 9 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Azure Administrator
6 7 (5.30%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.55%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.79%) Application Support Team Leader
8 5 (3.79%) Deployment Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Software Tester
8 5 (3.79%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.18%) .NET
2 12 (9.09%) Web Services
3 8 (6.06%) WinForms
3 8 (6.06%) WPF
3 8 (6.06%) XML
4 7 (5.30%) LAMP
4 7 (5.30%) REST
5 5 (3.79%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.03%) jQuery
6 4 (3.03%) Node.js
6 4 (3.03%) XSLT
7 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.52%) Middleware
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.76%) ATL
9 1 (0.76%) COM
9 1 (0.76%) JSON
9 1 (0.76%) RESTful
9 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) CMDB
2 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.06%) Life Science
5 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.79%) Physics
6 1 (0.76%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.76%) Handset
6 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.97%) Linux
2 26 (19.70%) Windows
3 16 (12.12%) Unix
4 8 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.79%) CentOS
7 2 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.09%) ITIL
2 29 (21.97%) Service Management
3 25 (18.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.42%) Release Management
5 22 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 20 (15.15%) Change Management
7 14 (10.61%) DevOps
8 13 (9.85%) People Management
9 12 (9.09%) Project Management
10 11 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 11 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 10 (7.58%) Patch Management
11 10 (7.58%) QMS
11 10 (7.58%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.58%) TDD
11 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.82%) OO
12 9 (6.82%) Problem Management
13 7 (5.30%) Microservices
14 6 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.24%) SQL
2 23 (17.42%) C#
3 12 (9.09%) Perl
3 12 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 10 (7.58%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.82%) Python
5 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.06%) Groovy
6 8 (6.06%) VB
7 7 (5.30%) Java
7 7 (5.30%) Ruby
8 5 (3.79%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.52%) C
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) COBOL
12 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.79%) CCNP
3 5 (3.79%) Degree
3 5 (3.79%) ISEB
3 5 (3.79%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) CCNA
4 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) MCP
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) IEC 61508
3 4 (3.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.76%) MISRA
4 1 (0.76%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.58%) Docker
2 10 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.79%) iptables
4 2 (1.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (19.70%) Puppet
2 16 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.09%) Ansible
4 10 (7.58%) Terraform
5 7 (5.30%) rkt
6 5 (3.79%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.76%) Cacti
8 1 (0.76%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.76%) SCCM
8 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.15%) Oracle
3 11 (8.33%) Cisco
4 9 (6.82%) Juniper
5 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.79%) 3PAR
6 5 (3.79%) HP
6 5 (3.79%) Remedy
7 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.03%) VMware
8 3 (2.27%) Cognizant
8 3 (2.27%) Serena
9 2 (1.52%) F5
9 2 (1.52%) Google
9 2 (1.52%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.52%) Mitel
9 2 (1.52%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.76%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
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