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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 155 167 133
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 62 41 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 0.77% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.94% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 17 53
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
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
4457 4347 3996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.11% 81.88% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3663 3340
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +17 32 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Warwickshire -4 6 £33,045 -39.91% 1
Solihull -6 6 £36,250 -3.33%
Coventry -5 4 £54,000 +44.00% 2
Worcestershire - 4 £36,250 -
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
3 45 (31.91%) C#
4 40 (28.37%) SQL
5 38 (26.95%) SQL Server
5 38 (26.95%) MS Excel
6 36 (25.53%) ITIL
7 32 (22.70%) .NET Framework
8 31 (21.99%) MVC
9 30 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 29 (20.57%) Security Cleared
10 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (19.15%) Oracle
12 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (17.02%) Software Engineering
13 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (16.31%) Change Management
13 23 (16.31%) Firewall
13 23 (16.31%) Windows
13 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
14 22 (15.60%) Degree
14 22 (15.60%) Cisco
15 21 (14.89%) Scrum
16 20 (14.18%) Linux
17 19 (13.48%) Service Delivery
18 18 (12.77%) Management Information System
18 18 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (12.77%) Subversion
18 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (12.06%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 17 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.09%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.26%) IIS
6 5 (3.55%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.84%) CMS
8 3 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.42%) Drupal
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (26.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.42%) Simulink
3 2 (1.42%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.67%) IaaS
2 7 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (4.96%) Joyent
2 7 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.31%) Firewall
2 13 (9.22%) WAN
3 10 (7.09%) VoIP
4 9 (6.38%) LAN
4 9 (6.38%) MPLS
5 8 (5.67%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (5.67%) Wireless
6 7 (4.96%) ATM
6 7 (4.96%) VPN
6 7 (4.96%) Frame Relay
6 7 (4.96%) Converged Networks
6 7 (4.96%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (4.96%) DMVPN
7 4 (2.84%) PABX
7 4 (2.84%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.84%) OSPF
7 4 (2.84%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.84%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.84%) MySQL
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.42%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Subversion
2 17 (12.06%) NUnit
3 4 (2.84%) Selenium
3 4 (2.84%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.84%) CANoe
3 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.13%) InstallShield
4 3 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.71%) PVCS
5 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.71%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (9.22%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.96%) Electronics
4 6 (4.26%) Automotive
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (29.08%) Developer
2 26 (18.44%) .NET Developer
2 26 (18.44%) C# Developer
2 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET Developer
2 26 (18.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 26 (18.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Architect
4 14 (9.93%) Senior Architect
5 13 (9.22%) Network Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Administrator
6 12 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.80%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.80%) Analyst
7 11 (7.80%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Senior .NET Architect
7 11 (7.80%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 32 (22.70%) .NET Framework
3 30 (21.28%) ASP.NET
4 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 14 (9.93%) Entity Framework
7 10 (7.09%) Web Services
8 9 (6.38%) CSS
8 9 (6.38%) HTML
9 5 (3.55%) XML
10 4 (2.84%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (2.84%) MFC
11 3 (2.13%) HTML5
11 3 (2.13%) CSS3
12 2 (1.42%) Java EE
12 2 (1.42%) JPA
12 2 (1.42%) Spring MVC
12 2 (1.42%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.42%) LAMP
12 2 (1.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.96%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.55%) CMDB
6 4 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.84%) Physics
6 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.13%) VHDL
7 3 (2.13%) Handset
7 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.42%) Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) PMI
9 1 (0.71%) Verilog
9 1 (0.71%) Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Windows
2 20 (14.18%) Linux
3 10 (7.09%) UNIX
4 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.26%) Solaris
5 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Android
6 2 (1.42%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.53%) ITIL
2 31 (21.99%) MVC
3 24 (17.02%) Software Engineering
4 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.31%) Change Management
5 21 (14.89%) Scrum
6 19 (13.48%) Service Delivery
7 17 (12.06%) Open Source
7 17 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.06%) Unit Testing
7 17 (12.06%) Validation
8 16 (11.35%) Time Management
8 16 (11.35%) Change Control
9 15 (10.64%) TDD
10 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (9.22%) Project Management
12 11 (7.80%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (7.80%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (7.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.91%) C#
2 40 (28.37%) SQL
3 17 (12.06%) C
4 15 (10.64%) C++
4 15 (10.64%) PHP
5 14 (9.93%) Java
6 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.96%) Embedded C
7 7 (4.96%) Perl
8 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.26%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.84%) Python
11 3 (2.13%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.13%) VB
11 3 (2.13%) VBA
12 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.60%) Degree
4 17 (12.06%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (11.35%) CCNP
6 8 (5.67%) CCNA
7 7 (4.96%) CCSA
7 7 (4.96%) CCSE
8 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.42%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.42%) RHCE
11 1 (0.71%) ISEB
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.71%) PMP
11 1 (0.71%) MCSE
11 1 (0.71%) MCP
11 1 (0.71%) MOS
11 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) SLA
2 8 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) vSphere
3 2 (1.42%) Firmware
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
4 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Ansible
2 9 (6.38%) Puppet
3 7 (4.96%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.13%) Nagios
5 2 (1.42%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.42%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.42%) Control-M
6 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.71%) Cacti
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.15%) Oracle
3 22 (15.60%) Cisco
4 9 (6.38%) VMware
5 8 (5.67%) HP
5 8 (5.67%) Citrix
6 7 (4.96%) Nokia
6 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.96%) Google
6 7 (4.96%) Mitel
6 7 (4.96%) Rackspace
7 6 (4.26%) Avaya
8 5 (3.55%) MKS
9 4 (2.84%) Brocade
9 4 (2.84%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.84%) F5
9 4 (2.84%) Remedy
10 2 (1.42%) ATG
10 2 (1.42%) Sybase
10 2 (1.42%) Dell
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