The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 175 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 39 71 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 1.28% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.67% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 56 37
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 4262 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.89% 76.71% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3599 3139
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Configuration Management
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -14 10 £44,250 +22.06% 1
Staffordshire -22 7 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Solihull 0 5 £32,500 +44.44%
West Bromwich -5 5 - -
Coventry -10 5 £56,500 +7.10%
Worcestershire - 5 - -
Warwickshire +7 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (35.00%) SQL
2 27 (33.75%) Finance
3 21 (26.25%) C#
4 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 20 (25.00%) Retail
5 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
5 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.50%) ITIL
6 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (21.25%) Fujitsu
7 17 (21.25%) Change Control
8 16 (20.00%) CMDB
9 15 (18.75%) HTML
10 14 (17.50%) .NET
10 14 (17.50%) OO
10 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
11 13 (16.25%) Migration
11 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
11 13 (16.25%) XML
12 12 (15.00%) Windows
12 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 11 (13.75%) Oracle
13 11 (13.75%) VMware
13 11 (13.75%) Workflow
14 10 (12.50%) IIS
14 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (12.50%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.50%) IIS
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) LiveCycle
6 2 (2.50%) Confluence
6 2 (2.50%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.50%) FileNet
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Simulink
2 5 (6.25%) Stateflow
2 5 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.25%) TargetLink
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (6.25%) Maximo
2 5 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.50%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) PaaS
2 2 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (5.00%) SAN
3 3 (3.75%) Extranet
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
3 3 (3.75%) VoIP
3 3 (3.75%) WAN
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (3.75%) Unified Communications
3 3 (3.75%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.75%) MGCP
3 3 (3.75%) SCCP
3 3 (3.75%) H.323
4 2 (2.50%) VLAN
4 2 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.50%) NAS
4 2 (2.50%) Symposium
4 2 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (1.25%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.25%) MS Access
3 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (8.75%) Subversion
3 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (6.25%) JIRA
5 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.75%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.50%) Ant
7 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.50%) Maven
7 2 (2.50%) Hudson
7 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.50%) NUnit
7 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.25%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 20 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Automotive
3 5 (6.25%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Applications Support
4 9 (11.25%) Business Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) HTML
2 14 (17.50%) .NET
3 13 (16.25%) XML
4 10 (12.50%) Middleware
5 9 (11.25%) Web Services
6 6 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.25%) jQuery
7 5 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.25%) XSL
7 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.00%) CSS
8 4 (5.00%) J2EE
8 4 (5.00%) WCF
8 4 (5.00%) CSS3
8 4 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (5.00%) Kendo UI
8 4 (5.00%) HTML5
8 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) CMDB
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Solaris
6 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) Change Control
3 14 (17.50%) OO
4 13 (16.25%) Migration
5 11 (13.75%) Workflow
6 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.25%) Software Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Service Management
8 8 (10.00%) Change Management
9 7 (8.75%) Validation
9 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.75%) UML
9 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
10 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.50%) Project Management
11 5 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 5 (6.25%) OOD
11 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) SQL
2 21 (26.25%) C#
3 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.00%) C++
6 7 (8.75%) C
7 5 (6.25%) Java
7 5 (6.25%) VB
7 5 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.25%) Assembly Language
8 4 (5.00%) Ruby
9 3 (3.75%) Python
9 3 (3.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (2.50%) Groovy
10 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.50%) Scala
10 2 (2.50%) Clojure
11 1 (1.25%) Perl
11 1 (1.25%) PHP
11 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (6.25%) MCP
3 5 (6.25%) MCSE
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.75%) CCNP
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.50%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) MOS
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 7 (8.75%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.25%) BS7799
4 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) NFS
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
1 4 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) Netcool
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) Fujitsu
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) VMware
4 9 (11.25%) Cisco
5 5 (6.25%) Remedy
5 5 (6.25%) MathWorks
5 5 (6.25%) MKS
6 4 (5.00%) Telerik
6 4 (5.00%) Toshiba
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) Dell
7 3 (3.75%) Serena
8 2 (2.50%) Citrix
8 2 (2.50%) JBoss
8 2 (2.50%) BMC
8 2 (2.50%) Adobe
8 2 (2.50%) IBM
8 2 (2.50%) Twitter
8 2 (2.50%) EPiServer
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