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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 175 173 145
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 53 40 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.74% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.94% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 58
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £56,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
4888 4270 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.57% 79.34% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3549 3685
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 +6 28 £45,000 +3.44% 4
Coventry -5 10 £54,000 -4.42% 2
Worcestershire -4 5 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -5 3 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Solihull +6 2 £31,250 -3.84%
West Bromwich 0 2 - -
Warwickshire -16 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £50,000 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (36.64%) .NET
1 48 (36.64%) Microsoft
2 43 (32.82%) C#
3 42 (32.06%) SQL
4 40 (30.53%) MS Excel
5 37 (28.24%) ITIL
6 35 (26.72%) Security Cleared
7 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
8 30 (22.90%) MVC
8 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (22.14%) .NET Framework
9 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET
10 25 (19.08%) SC Cleared
10 25 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (18.32%) Subversion
11 24 (18.32%) Windows
11 24 (18.32%) Linux
11 24 (18.32%) Scrum
12 23 (17.56%) Finance
12 23 (17.56%) Change Management
12 23 (17.56%) Oracle
12 23 (17.56%) TDD
12 23 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 20 (15.27%) Degree
15 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
16 15 (11.45%) Change Control
16 15 (11.45%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (9.16%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.63%) Apache
3 9 (6.87%) IIS
4 8 (6.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.34%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.82%) CMS
7 2 (1.53%) nginx
7 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.53%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 40 (30.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
2 3 (2.29%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.53%) Simulink
3 2 (1.53%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.34%) Joyent
2 7 (5.34%) IaaS
2 7 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.92%) Firewall
2 9 (6.87%) VoIP
3 5 (3.82%) WAN
4 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.29%) OSPF
4 3 (2.29%) PABX
4 3 (2.29%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.53%) VLAN
5 2 (1.53%) HTTP
5 2 (1.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.76%) DECT
6 1 (0.76%) FTP
6 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.53%) MySQL
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (18.32%) Subversion
2 14 (10.69%) NUnit
3 8 (6.11%) Selenium
3 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.34%) InstallShield
5 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.29%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.29%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) PVCS
7 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.76%) Ranorex
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Developer
2 27 (20.61%) .NET Developer
2 27 (20.61%) C# Developer
2 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET Developer
2 27 (20.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 27 (20.61%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (16.79%) Microsoft Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Software Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Administrator
6 12 (9.16%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.16%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (9.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Configuration Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Senior .NET Architect
9 7 (5.34%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.64%) .NET
2 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET
2 29 (22.14%) .NET Framework
2 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 10 (7.63%) Web Services
5 7 (5.34%) Entity Framework
6 5 (3.82%) CSS
6 5 (3.82%) MFC
6 5 (3.82%) HTML
7 4 (3.05%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (3.05%) XML
8 3 (2.29%) Java EE
9 2 (1.53%) CSS3
9 2 (1.53%) HTML5
10 1 (0.76%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.76%) jQuery
10 1 (0.76%) JPA
10 1 (0.76%) XSD
10 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.34%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.58%) CMDB
5 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.82%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.82%) Physics
6 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.29%) Handset
7 2 (1.53%) VHDL
7 2 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.53%) Statistics
7 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Verilog
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.32%) Windows
1 24 (18.32%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) UNIX
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.24%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) MVC
2 30 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.32%) Scrum
4 23 (17.56%) TDD
4 23 (17.56%) Change Management
5 22 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.45%) Change Control
8 14 (10.69%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.16%) DevOps
10 11 (8.40%) SDLC
10 11 (8.40%) Service Management
11 10 (7.63%) Project Management
11 10 (7.63%) Validation
11 10 (7.63%) Open Source
11 10 (7.63%) Time Management
12 9 (6.87%) Release Management
13 8 (6.11%) Project Planning
13 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.82%) C#
2 42 (32.06%) SQL
3 15 (11.45%) PHP
4 13 (9.92%) Java
5 11 (8.40%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.63%) C
7 8 (6.11%) C++
7 8 (6.11%) Embedded C
8 7 (5.34%) Embedded C++
8 7 (5.34%) Perl
8 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.05%) Python
10 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.29%) VBA
12 2 (1.53%) VBScript
12 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.53%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (26.72%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.08%) SC Cleared
3 20 (15.27%) Degree
4 10 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.87%) CCNP
6 7 (5.34%) CCNA
7 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.05%) MCSE
9 3 (2.29%) MCSA
9 3 (2.29%) RHCE
10 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.53%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.76%) PMP
11 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (8.40%) Puppet
1 11 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (8.40%) Ansible
2 7 (5.34%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.05%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.29%) WSUS
4 3 (2.29%) SCCM
4 3 (2.29%) Nagios
5 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.53%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.76%) SCOM
6 1 (0.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 48 (36.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.56%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) Cisco
4 8 (6.11%) VMware
5 7 (5.34%) Google
5 7 (5.34%) Rackspace
5 7 (5.34%) HP
6 6 (4.58%) Avaya
6 6 (4.58%) Mitel
7 5 (3.82%) Remedy
8 4 (3.05%) Citrix
9 3 (2.29%) Brocade
9 3 (2.29%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.29%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.29%) F5
10 2 (1.53%) ATG
10 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.53%) BMC
11 1 (0.76%) NetApp
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago