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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 130 151 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 79 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 0.98% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.20% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 63 26 44
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
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
4220 3739 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.30% 81.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3532 3058 3209
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 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 1 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 +9 26 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Solihull +2 16 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Warwickshire +4 14 £41,500 +38.33% 2
Coventry -17 9 £54,000 +44.00% 2
Staffordshire -2 4 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire -5 2 £39,000 +11.42%
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 (31.79%) .NET
1 48 (31.79%) ITIL
2 45 (29.80%) Microsoft
3 39 (25.83%) C#
4 38 (25.17%) SQL
5 35 (23.18%) SQL Server
6 32 (21.19%) Change Management
7 30 (19.87%) Oracle
7 30 (19.87%) MS Excel
8 29 (19.21%) .NET Framework
8 29 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (18.54%) Windows
9 28 (18.54%) MVC
10 27 (17.88%) ASP.NET
10 27 (17.88%) Service Delivery
11 25 (16.56%) Security Cleared
12 24 (15.89%) SharePoint
12 24 (15.89%) Firewall
12 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
12 24 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (14.57%) Management Information System
15 21 (13.91%) Cisco
16 18 (11.92%) Validation
16 18 (11.92%) Unit Testing
16 18 (11.92%) SC Cleared
16 18 (11.92%) Open Source
17 17 (11.26%) Time Management
18 16 (10.60%) CCNP
18 16 (10.60%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (15.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.28%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.62%) Apache
4 8 (5.30%) IIS
4 8 (5.30%) CMS
4 8 (5.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (4.64%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.99%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (19.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) Simulink
2 4 (2.65%) Stateflow
3 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.99%) MS Office
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) SaaS
1 6 (3.97%) IaaS
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.99%) Joyent
5 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.89%) Firewall
2 13 (8.61%) WAN
3 10 (6.62%) LAN
3 10 (6.62%) MPLS
4 8 (5.30%) VPN
4 8 (5.30%) VoIP
4 8 (5.30%) ATM
4 8 (5.30%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (4.64%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (4.64%) DMVPN
5 7 (4.64%) Wireless
5 7 (4.64%) Frame Relay
5 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.31%) VLAN
6 5 (3.31%) Network Security
7 4 (2.65%) OSPF
7 4 (2.65%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.65%) TACACS
8 3 (1.99%) Internet
8 3 (1.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.30%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (4.64%) MySQL
6 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (9.93%) NUnit
2 10 (6.62%) Subversion
3 8 (5.30%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.65%) JIRA
7 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.32%) Selenium
9 1 (0.66%) Maven
9 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.66%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Automotive
3 7 (4.64%) Electronics
3 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.65%) Legal
4 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Developer
2 18 (11.92%) .NET Developer
2 18 (11.92%) C# Developer
2 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET Developer
2 18 (11.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 18 (11.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (11.26%) Senior Developer
4 14 (9.27%) Architect
4 14 (9.27%) Senior Architect
5 13 (8.61%) Analyst
6 11 (7.28%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.28%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (7.28%) C# Architect
6 11 (7.28%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (7.28%) Senior .NET Architect
6 11 (7.28%) .NET Architect
6 11 (7.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Configuration Manager
8 9 (5.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.79%) .NET
2 29 (19.21%) .NET Framework
3 27 (17.88%) ASP.NET
4 24 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (9.27%) Entity Framework
6 10 (6.62%) HTML
6 10 (6.62%) CSS
7 7 (4.64%) HTML5
7 7 (4.64%) CSS3
7 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (3.97%) Ajax
8 6 (3.97%) Web Services
9 5 (3.31%) jQuery
10 3 (1.99%) XML
11 2 (1.32%) LAMP
11 2 (1.32%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.32%) Spring
11 2 (1.32%) Struts
11 2 (1.32%) J2EE
11 2 (1.32%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.57%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.92%) Open Source
4 13 (8.61%) CMDB
5 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.99%) Statistics
6 3 (1.99%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.99%) VHDL
6 3 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.32%) Handset
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) Physics
7 2 (1.32%) CCTV
7 2 (1.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.54%) Windows
2 14 (9.27%) Linux
3 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.96%) UNIX
5 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.97%) Solaris
7 4 (2.65%) Android
7 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.32%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.79%) ITIL
2 32 (21.19%) Change Management
3 28 (18.54%) MVC
4 27 (17.88%) Service Delivery
5 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (11.92%) Validation
7 18 (11.92%) Unit Testing
8 17 (11.26%) Time Management
9 16 (10.60%) Project Management
10 13 (8.61%) Scrum
11 12 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (7.95%) TDD
12 11 (7.28%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (7.28%) Change Control
12 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.62%) Release Management
13 10 (6.62%) Workflow
14 9 (5.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.83%) C#
2 38 (25.17%) SQL
3 15 (9.93%) PHP
4 14 (9.27%) C
5 13 (8.61%) C++
5 13 (8.61%) Java
6 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.28%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.30%) VB
8 7 (4.64%) Perl
9 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.31%) PHP5
10 5 (3.31%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.65%) Python
12 3 (1.99%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.32%) VB6
13 2 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (16.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.92%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.60%) CCNP
3 16 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (9.93%) Degree
5 10 (6.62%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.64%) CCSA
6 7 (4.64%) CCSE
7 6 (3.97%) CCNA
8 5 (3.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) MCP
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.66%) MCSE
10 1 (0.66%) ISEB
10 1 (0.66%) PMP
10 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.66%) MOS
10 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) SLA
1 11 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.65%) COBIT
2 4 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.65%) vSphere
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
4 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Ansible
2 3 (1.99%) Puppet
2 3 (1.99%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.99%) Nagios
2 3 (1.99%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.32%) Control-M
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
4 1 (0.66%) Netcool
4 1 (0.66%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) Cacti
Vendors
1 45 (29.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.87%) Oracle
3 21 (13.91%) Cisco
4 11 (7.28%) VMware
5 8 (5.30%) Citrix
6 7 (4.64%) Nokia
6 7 (4.64%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.64%) MKS
7 6 (3.97%) HP
7 6 (3.97%) Mitel
8 5 (3.31%) Remedy
8 5 (3.31%) Avaya
9 3 (1.99%) Dell
9 3 (1.99%) EMC
9 3 (1.99%) SAP
9 3 (1.99%) Google
9 3 (1.99%) Brocade
9 3 (1.99%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.99%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.99%) F5
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