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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 155 142 146
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 72 70 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.42% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.71% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 28
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,977 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +7.44%
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
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +13 27 £40,000 +46.78% 4
Staffordshire -1 16 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Solihull +1 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Coventry -12 6 £25,000 -35.06% 4
Dudley - 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -29 3 £45,000 +7.14% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £18,000 -
Worcestershire -2 1 £25,500 -38.55% 3
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.54%) ITIL
3 31 (21.83%) Windows
4 30 (21.13%) Java
4 30 (21.13%) DevOps
5 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (19.72%) SQL Server
7 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (17.61%) C#
8 25 (17.61%) Python
9 24 (16.90%) SQL
9 24 (16.90%) Release Management
10 22 (15.49%) CMDB
10 22 (15.49%) .NET
11 21 (14.79%) Finance
11 21 (14.79%) Security Cleared
12 20 (14.08%) Ruby
12 20 (14.08%) Change Management
13 19 (13.38%) Cisco
13 19 (13.38%) JavaScript
13 19 (13.38%) Open Source
13 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (12.68%) Jenkins
14 18 (12.68%) LAN
14 18 (12.68%) Firewall
15 17 (11.97%) WAN
15 17 (11.97%) Linux
15 17 (11.97%) Data Centre
15 17 (11.97%) Windows Server
15 17 (11.97%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (11.27%) JBoss
2 8 (5.63%) Apache
2 8 (5.63%) Node.js
2 8 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.63%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.23%) WordPress
4 5 (3.52%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.82%) Confluence
5 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.11%) IIS
6 3 (2.11%) Moodle
6 3 (2.11%) nginx
6 3 (2.11%) SugarCRM
7 2 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.41%) CMS
7 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Office
2 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) SaaS
2 4 (2.82%) IaaS
2 4 (2.82%) Office 365
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) Firewall
1 18 (12.68%) LAN
2 17 (11.97%) WAN
3 8 (5.63%) Network Security
4 7 (4.93%) VoIP
5 6 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.23%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.23%) MPLS
5 6 (4.23%) SAN
6 4 (2.82%) DNS
6 4 (2.82%) IPv4
6 4 (2.82%) PABX
6 4 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.11%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (2.11%) OSPF
8 2 (1.41%) BGP
8 2 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.75%) RDBMS
2 11 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.41%) MySQL
6 2 (1.41%) Riak
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.56%) Git (software)
3 14 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.63%) Subversion
4 8 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.52%) JIRA
7 3 (2.11%) Ant
7 3 (2.11%) Maven
8 2 (1.41%) NUnit
8 2 (1.41%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.70%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.70%) Hudson
9 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.70%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Games
3 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (1.41%) Automotive
5 2 (1.41%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (18.31%) Developer
2 19 (13.38%) Analyst
3 15 (10.56%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.45%) Junior
6 11 (7.75%) .NET Software Developer
6 11 (7.75%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.75%) SQL Developer
7 9 (6.34%) Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (6.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Configuration Manager
8 8 (5.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.49%) .NET
2 16 (11.27%) HTML
3 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.75%) JSON
5 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (7.04%) CSS
5 10 (7.04%) XML
6 9 (6.34%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.34%) jQuery
7 8 (5.63%) Adobe AIR
7 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (5.63%) LESS
7 8 (5.63%) PhoneGap
7 8 (5.63%) XSLT
8 7 (4.93%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.23%) Apache Camel
9 6 (4.23%) HTML5
9 6 (4.23%) JRuby
9 6 (4.23%) REST
9 6 (4.23%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) CMDB
2 19 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.97%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.23%) Blog
6 5 (3.52%) Replication
7 3 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.41%) Physics
8 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.83%) Windows
2 17 (11.97%) Linux
2 17 (11.97%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.52%) CentOS
5 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.52%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.11%) Unix
7 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.41%) Android
8 2 (1.41%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.41%) MVS
8 2 (1.41%) Solaris
8 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.54%) ITIL
2 30 (21.13%) DevOps
3 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (16.90%) Release Management
6 20 (14.08%) Change Management
7 19 (13.38%) Open Source
8 16 (11.27%) MVC
9 15 (10.56%) Service Management
10 14 (9.86%) Project Management
11 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.04%) Change Control
12 10 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (6.34%) ITSM
13 9 (6.34%) OO
13 9 (6.34%) Scrum
13 9 (6.34%) Service Delivery
14 8 (5.63%) Asset Management
14 8 (5.63%) ITIL V3
14 8 (5.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) Java
2 25 (17.61%) C#
2 25 (17.61%) Python
3 24 (16.90%) SQL
4 20 (14.08%) Ruby
5 19 (13.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.04%) PHP
7 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.23%) Groovy
8 6 (4.23%) Scala
9 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.41%) C
11 2 (1.41%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.41%) Go
11 2 (1.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.04%) CCNP
5 8 (5.63%) ISTQB
5 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.93%) CCNA
6 7 (4.93%) Degree
6 7 (4.93%) MCSA
6 7 (4.93%) MCSE
7 6 (4.23%) ISEB
7 6 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.52%) MCDST
8 5 (3.52%) MCTS
9 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.70%) CCA
11 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
2 7 (4.93%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.11%) Docker
4 3 (2.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) Puppet
2 8 (5.63%) Ansible
3 5 (3.52%) WSUS
4 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.11%) SCCM
6 2 (1.41%) Control-M
6 2 (1.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.41%) Mesos
6 2 (1.41%) Nagios
6 2 (1.41%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.41%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 41 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.38%) Cisco
3 16 (11.27%) Oracle
4 15 (10.56%) Juniper
4 15 (10.56%) VMware
5 11 (7.75%) Veeam
6 10 (7.04%) Remedy
6 10 (7.04%) SolarWinds
7 8 (5.63%) Adobe
8 7 (4.93%) BMC
8 7 (4.93%) EMC
9 6 (4.23%) SevOne
10 5 (3.52%) MuleSoft
10 5 (3.52%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.52%) WSO2
11 4 (2.82%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.82%) Google
12 3 (2.11%) F5
13 2 (1.41%) HP
13 2 (1.41%) New Relic
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus/Holidays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Kensal Technology Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Salary: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £35,373 to £41,616 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago