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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 141 149 171
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 99 71 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.33% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.59% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 73 63 19
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £34,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,400 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5452 4473 4137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.36% 83.65% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4290 3730 3431
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,530
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -1 38 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Shropshire +2 15 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Staffordshire +19 13 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Solihull +16 10 £52,500 +5.00%
Worcestershire -5 5 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Warwickshire -10 5 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Coventry -3 3 £45,000 -16.66% 2
Walsall -6 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 60 (36.14%) ITIL
2 37 (22.29%) Microsoft
3 33 (19.88%) SQL
3 33 (19.88%) CMDB
4 32 (19.28%) Service Management
5 30 (18.07%) Oracle
6 29 (17.47%) .NET
7 27 (16.27%) Linux
7 27 (16.27%) Change Management
8 25 (15.06%) Firewall
8 25 (15.06%) Finance
8 25 (15.06%) Security Cleared
9 23 (13.86%) LAN
9 23 (13.86%) SQL Server
9 23 (13.86%) SC Cleared
10 22 (13.25%) C#
10 22 (13.25%) WAN
11 21 (12.65%) Windows
11 21 (12.65%) Service Delivery
11 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (12.65%) Release Management
12 20 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (12.05%) Project Management
12 20 (12.05%) Active Directory
13 19 (11.45%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (10.84%) Cisco
14 18 (10.84%) Data Centre
15 17 (10.24%) Patch Management
15 17 (10.24%) Puppet
16 16 (9.64%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 13 (7.83%) Apache
1 13 (7.83%) JBoss
2 10 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.01%) WordPress
4 3 (1.81%) Moodle
4 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.81%) nginx
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.81%) SugarCRM
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) MS Project
4 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.20%) Windchill
5 1 (0.60%) Simulink
5 1 (0.60%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.04%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.06%) Firewall
2 23 (13.86%) LAN
3 22 (13.25%) WAN
4 11 (6.63%) Network Security
5 9 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (4.22%) IPv4
6 7 (4.22%) SAN
7 6 (3.61%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.61%) MPLS
8 5 (3.01%) VoIP
9 4 (2.41%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (1.81%) Asterisk PBX
10 3 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.20%) DNS
11 2 (1.20%) LDAP
11 2 (1.20%) PABX
12 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.22%) Big Data
4 6 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Jenkins
1 14 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.82%) Travis CI
2 8 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.81%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.81%) MSTest
4 3 (1.81%) Subversion
5 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.20%) JUnit
5 2 (1.20%) Maven
5 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.60%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.60%) Ant
6 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.60%) JIRA
6 1 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 25 (15.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.81%) Automotive
3 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.27%) Analyst
2 24 (14.46%) Administrator
3 16 (9.64%) Developer
4 13 (7.83%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (7.83%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.23%) Network Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.42%) Configuration Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Senior Configuration Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (4.82%) C# Developer
7 8 (4.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 8 (4.82%) Technical Leader
8 7 (4.22%) Configuration Manager
8 7 (4.22%) QA Analyst
8 7 (4.22%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.61%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (3.61%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.47%) .NET
2 11 (6.63%) XML
3 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.82%) LAMP
5 7 (4.22%) WinForms
5 7 (4.22%) WPF
6 6 (3.61%) Web Services
7 5 (3.01%) jQuery
7 5 (3.01%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.41%) Middleware
8 4 (2.41%) XSLT
9 3 (1.81%) CSS
9 3 (1.81%) HTML
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.20%) FuelPHP
10 2 (1.20%) J2EE
10 2 (1.20%) JSP
10 2 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.88%) CMDB
2 18 (10.84%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.61%) Replication
7 5 (3.01%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.27%) Linux
2 21 (12.65%) Windows
3 14 (8.43%) Unix
4 11 (6.63%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.02%) CentOS
5 10 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.81%) Solaris
7 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.60%) MVS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.14%) ITIL
2 32 (19.28%) Service Management
3 27 (16.27%) Change Management
4 21 (12.65%) Release Management
4 21 (12.65%) Service Delivery
4 21 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (12.05%) Project Management
5 20 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (10.24%) Patch Management
7 16 (9.64%) DevOps
7 16 (9.64%) People Management
8 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.02%) Change Control
9 10 (6.02%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.42%) Integration Testing
10 9 (5.42%) OO
11 8 (4.82%) Project Planning
11 8 (4.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.88%) SQL
2 22 (13.25%) C#
3 14 (8.43%) Python
4 13 (7.83%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.63%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.82%) VB
7 7 (4.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.61%) Java
9 4 (2.41%) Perl
9 4 (2.41%) Ruby
10 3 (1.81%) PHP
10 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) COBOL
11 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.86%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.45%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (6.63%) CCNP
4 11 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.82%) Degree
6 7 (4.22%) ISTQB
7 6 (3.61%) ISEB
7 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.01%) MCSA
8 5 (3.01%) MCSE
9 4 (2.41%) CCNA
10 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.60%) MCDST
11 1 (0.60%) MCTS
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.81%) iptables
5 2 (1.20%) KVM
5 2 (1.20%) Samba
5 2 (1.20%) Varnish
5 2 (1.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Docker
6 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (10.24%) Puppet
2 12 (7.23%) Ansible
3 7 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.81%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.81%) SCCM
6 2 (1.20%) Salt
7 1 (0.60%) SCOM
7 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.07%) Oracle
3 18 (10.84%) Cisco
4 16 (9.64%) Juniper
5 13 (7.83%) VMware
6 11 (6.63%) Remedy
6 11 (6.63%) ServiceNow
7 8 (4.82%) SolarWinds
7 8 (4.82%) Veeam
8 6 (3.61%) EMC
8 6 (3.61%) SevOne
9 4 (2.41%) BMC
9 4 (2.41%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.81%) Serena
11 2 (1.20%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.60%) Adobe
12 1 (0.60%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 per annum + car / car allowance + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Leamington Spa
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago