Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 160 167
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 +59
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 76 145 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 1.67% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.89% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 68 142 147
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £42,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £69,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5490 7657 9550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.33% 88.31% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4280 5845 7458
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,872
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -30 25 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Slough +14 20 £30,000 -45.45%
Maidenhead +27 11 £50,000 -16.67%
Newbury -15 8 £45,000 - 2
Windsor - 5 £80,000 -
Wokingham +6 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Bracknell +3 1 £100,000 +63.27% 1
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 36 (47.37%) Linux
2 34 (44.74%) Ansible
3 33 (43.42%) Puppet
3 33 (43.42%) Windows
4 31 (40.79%) DevOps
5 29 (38.16%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (36.84%) Unix
6 28 (36.84%) Python
7 27 (35.53%) Bash Shell
8 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (32.89%) ITIL
10 21 (27.63%) Jenkins
11 20 (26.32%) ERP
12 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
13 15 (19.74%) Docker
14 14 (18.42%) Java
14 14 (18.42%) SQL
14 14 (18.42%) Terraform
15 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (15.79%) Ruby
16 12 (15.79%) MySQL
17 11 (14.47%) Maven
17 11 (14.47%) Firewall
17 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (14.47%) Open Source
18 10 (13.16%) CentOS

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.21%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.53%) SaaS
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.58%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.58%) GitHub
5 5 (6.58%) Route 53
6 1 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.32%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Serverless
6 1 (1.32%) Slack
6 1 (1.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) DNS
3 7 (9.21%) SSL
3 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.58%) DHCP
4 5 (6.58%) FTP
4 5 (6.58%) Internet
4 5 (6.58%) SNMP
4 5 (6.58%) VPN
5 4 (5.26%) BGP
5 4 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 4 (5.26%) MPLS
5 4 (5.26%) OSPF
5 4 (5.26%) RIP
6 3 (3.95%) HTTP
7 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (2.63%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) DAB
8 1 (1.32%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.58%) DB2
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) HBase
4 2 (2.63%) Impala
4 2 (2.63%) InfluxDB
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) Redis
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.32%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Jenkins
2 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.47%) Maven
4 10 (13.16%) Ant
5 9 (11.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (9.21%) Subversion
7 6 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (6.58%) GitLab
8 5 (6.58%) JIRA
8 5 (6.58%) Toad
8 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.63%) MSBuild
11 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.32%) git-flow
12 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (2.63%) Banking
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Billing
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 18 (23.68%) Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Applications Support Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Development Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Administrator
5 5 (6.58%) Agile Development Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Digital Development Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (3.95%) DevOps Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (3.95%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 5 (6.58%) CSS
3 5 (6.58%) HTML5
3 5 (6.58%) LAMP
4 4 (5.26%) JSON
4 4 (5.26%) REST
4 4 (5.26%) Sensu
5 3 (3.95%) .NET
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.32%) Middleware
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.32%) RESTful
6 1 (1.32%) Velocity
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.63%) CMDB
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 36 (47.37%) Linux
2 33 (43.42%) Windows
3 28 (36.84%) Unix
4 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (13.16%) CentOS
5 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.58%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) DevOps
2 29 (38.16%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.89%) ITIL
5 20 (26.32%) ERP
6 11 (14.47%) Open Source
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (13.16%) High Availability
8 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.53%) Release Management
9 8 (10.53%) Task Automation
9 8 (10.53%) Workflow
10 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (9.21%) Scrum
11 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.58%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) Python
2 27 (35.53%) Bash Shell
3 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
4 14 (18.42%) Java
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
5 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
6 12 (15.79%) Ruby
7 8 (10.53%) Perl
8 6 (7.89%) PHP
8 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.58%) Go
10 4 (5.26%) C
10 4 (5.26%) Scala
11 3 (3.95%) C#
12 1 (1.32%) ABAP
12 1 (1.32%) C++
12 1 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (1.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.63%) HDFS
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.32%) KVM
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (44.74%) Ansible
2 33 (43.42%) Puppet
3 28 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (18.42%) Terraform
5 9 (11.84%) Kubernetes
6 8 (10.53%) Nagios
7 4 (5.26%) Icinga
7 4 (5.26%) Prometheus
7 4 (5.26%) Salt
7 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.63%) Graphite
8 2 (2.63%) Kibana
8 2 (2.63%) Riemann
9 1 (1.32%) Rancher
9 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Atlassian
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle
1 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.58%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.26%) Citrix
3 4 (5.26%) New Relic
3 4 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
4 2 (2.63%) F5
4 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.32%) Ariba
5 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.32%) Dell
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Juniper
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Sun