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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 133 157 140
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 80 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.85% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.05% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 70 22 48
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.19%
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
4272 4002 3898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.68% 81.09% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3570 3321 3259
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 30 £37,500 - 2
Solihull -2 13 £50,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire +3 12 £41,000 +36.66% 2
Coventry -8 8 £54,000 +44.00% 2
Worcestershire +1 5 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Staffordshire +3 4 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 -
Walsall - 1 £35,000 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 48 (31.58%) .NET
2 45 (29.61%) ITIL
3 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 41 (26.97%) C#
5 40 (26.32%) SQL
6 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
7 32 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 32 (21.05%) Change Management
8 31 (20.39%) .NET Framework
9 30 (19.74%) Oracle
10 29 (19.08%) Security Cleared
11 27 (17.76%) MVC
12 26 (17.11%) Service Delivery
12 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering
13 25 (16.45%) Windows
13 25 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET
14 24 (15.79%) Firewall
15 23 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (13.82%) SC Cleared
16 21 (13.82%) Cisco
17 20 (13.16%) Management Information System
17 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (12.50%) Degree
18 19 (12.50%) SharePoint
19 18 (11.84%) Linux
19 18 (11.84%) Validation
19 18 (11.84%) Open Source
20 17 (11.18%) Scrum
20 17 (11.18%) C

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.89%) Apache
4 8 (5.26%) IIS
5 7 (4.61%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (3.29%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.63%) CMS
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.32%) Drupal
9 2 (1.32%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
2 3 (1.97%) Simulink
2 3 (1.97%) Stateflow
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (4.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) IaaS
2 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.29%) Joyent
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.97%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.79%) Firewall
2 13 (8.55%) WAN
3 10 (6.58%) LAN
4 9 (5.92%) VoIP
4 9 (5.92%) MPLS
5 8 (5.26%) Wireless
5 8 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (4.61%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (4.61%) DMVPN
6 7 (4.61%) Frame Relay
6 7 (4.61%) ATM
6 7 (4.61%) VPN
7 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.63%) VLAN
8 4 (2.63%) Network Security
8 4 (2.63%) EIGRP
8 4 (2.63%) TACACS
9 3 (1.97%) OSPF
9 3 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.97%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.95%) MySQL
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (10.53%) NUnit
2 12 (7.89%) Subversion
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.63%) JIRA
5 4 (2.63%) CANoe
6 3 (1.97%) Selenium
6 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.32%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.66%) PVCS
8 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.66%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (8.55%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Electronics
2 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.61%) Automotive
4 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Developer
2 20 (13.16%) .NET Developer
2 20 (13.16%) C# Developer
2 20 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
2 20 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 20 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (9.21%) Senior Architect
3 14 (9.21%) Architect
3 14 (9.21%) Senior Developer
4 13 (8.55%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Administrator
6 11 (7.24%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Senior .NET Architect
6 11 (7.24%) .NET Architect
6 11 (7.24%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (7.24%) C# Architect
7 10 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.58%) .NET
2 31 (20.39%) .NET Framework
3 24 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 23 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (9.21%) Entity Framework
6 10 (6.58%) CSS
6 10 (6.58%) HTML
7 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 8 (5.26%) Web Services
9 4 (2.63%) HTML5
9 4 (2.63%) CSS3
10 3 (1.97%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.97%) Ajax
10 3 (1.97%) XML
10 3 (1.97%) MFC
11 2 (1.32%) J2EE
11 2 (1.32%) Struts
11 2 (1.32%) LAMP
11 2 (1.32%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.84%) Open Source
4 12 (7.89%) CMDB
5 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.97%) Physics
7 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.97%) Handset
7 3 (1.97%) VHDL
7 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.32%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.32%) CCTV
8 2 (1.32%) Derivative
8 2 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.45%) Windows
2 18 (11.84%) Linux
3 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.58%) UNIX
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.95%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.61%) ITIL
2 32 (21.05%) Change Management
3 27 (17.76%) MVC
4 26 (17.11%) Service Delivery
4 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering
5 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.84%) Validation
7 17 (11.18%) Scrum
8 16 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.53%) Time Management
9 15 (9.87%) Change Control
10 14 (9.21%) Project Management
11 13 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.24%) TDD
12 11 (7.24%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.92%) Service Management
14 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.97%) C#
2 40 (26.32%) SQL
3 17 (11.18%) C
4 15 (9.87%) PHP
4 15 (9.87%) C++
4 15 (9.87%) Java
5 11 (7.24%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.26%) VB
7 7 (4.61%) Perl
8 6 (3.95%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.29%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.63%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.63%) Python
11 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.32%) COBOL
12 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (19.08%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.50%) Degree
4 16 (10.53%) CCNP
4 16 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.92%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.61%) CCNA
6 7 (4.61%) CCSA
6 7 (4.61%) CCSE
7 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.32%) MCP
8 2 (1.32%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.32%) RHCE
9 1 (0.66%) MCSE
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB
9 1 (0.66%) PMP
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.66%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) SLA
2 10 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.97%) COBIT
3 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.97%) vSphere
5 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) Ansible
2 7 (4.61%) Puppet
3 5 (3.29%) Vagrant
3 5 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.97%) Nagios
5 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.32%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.32%) Control-M
6 1 (0.66%) WSUS
6 1 (0.66%) SCCM
6 1 (0.66%) SCOM
6 1 (0.66%) Cacti
Vendors
1 44 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.74%) Oracle
3 21 (13.82%) Cisco
4 10 (6.58%) VMware
5 8 (5.26%) Mitel
5 8 (5.26%) Citrix
6 7 (4.61%) Nokia
6 7 (4.61%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.95%) Avaya
7 6 (3.95%) HP
7 6 (3.95%) MKS
8 5 (3.29%) Remedy
8 5 (3.29%) Google
8 5 (3.29%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.97%) F5
9 3 (1.97%) Brocade
9 3 (1.97%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.97%) Dell
9 3 (1.97%) SAP
10 2 (1.32%) Sybase
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Worcestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago