Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 190 140
Rank change year-on-year +68 -50 0
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 158 77 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.42% 1.19% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.37% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 129 73 196
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,800 £42,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%

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 5,889 5,630 8,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.18% 87.31% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,701 4,422 6,454
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,075
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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
Maidenhead +6 72 £66,250 +10.42%
Reading +40 52 £53,750 -10.42% 9
Slough -1 12 £36,500 +21.67% 1
Windsor -2 5 £60,000 +23.71%
Newbury -2 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Wokingham -5 3 £67,500 +22.73%
Bracknell - 2 £47,500 - 1
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 75 (47.47%) DevOps
2 72 (45.57%) Puppet
3 67 (42.41%) Python
3 67 (42.41%) Ansible
4 62 (39.24%) Linux
5 58 (36.71%) Oracle
6 49 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (29.11%) ITIL
8 45 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 44 (27.85%) PowerShell
9 44 (27.85%) Windows
10 41 (25.95%) Microsoft
11 40 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
12 39 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (22.78%) Docker
14 35 (22.15%) SQL
15 34 (21.52%) Middleware
15 34 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (20.25%) VMware
17 30 (18.99%) Release Management
18 28 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (17.72%) IBM
19 27 (17.09%) Asset Management
20 26 (16.46%) IBM Cloud
20 26 (16.46%) Bash Shell
21 24 (15.19%) Service Management
21 24 (15.19%) Change Management
21 24 (15.19%) LAN
21 24 (15.19%) WAN
21 24 (15.19%) Elasticsearch

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 24 (15.19%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.23%) Apache Spark
3 12 (7.59%) OpenStack
4 11 (6.96%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (5.70%) IBM Notes
5 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.16%) JBoss
6 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.53%) IIS
8 2 (1.27%) Apache
8 2 (1.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (28.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (16.46%) IBM Cloud
4 18 (11.39%) PaaS
5 9 (5.70%) SaaS
6 8 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.16%) GitHub
7 5 (3.16%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.90%) Datadog
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.27%) IaaS
11 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.19%) LAN
1 24 (15.19%) WAN
2 16 (10.13%) Firewall
3 9 (5.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.16%) DNS
4 5 (3.16%) Network Security
5 4 (2.53%) BGP
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.53%) DMVPN
5 4 (2.53%) IPsec
5 4 (2.53%) OSPF
5 4 (2.53%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Apache Hive
2 13 (8.23%) Big Data
2 13 (8.23%) Hadoop
2 13 (8.23%) HBase
2 13 (8.23%) Impala
3 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.16%) MySQL
5 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.27%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.06%) Subversion
4 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.16%) Bitbucket
4 5 (3.16%) GitLab
4 5 (3.16%) Maven
5 4 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.53%) Travis CI
5 4 (2.53%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.63%) Hudson
7 1 (0.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (12.03%) Publishing
2 18 (11.39%) Finance
3 7 (4.43%) Retail
4 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (24.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.72%) Analyst
3 27 (17.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 25 (15.82%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (12.03%) Architect
5 19 (12.03%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (8.23%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Big Data Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Configuration Analyst
7 12 (7.59%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Security Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.33%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.06%) Automation Architect
10 8 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) Hadoop Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.52%) Middleware
2 19 (12.03%) JSON
3 16 (10.13%) Node.js
4 15 (9.49%) REST
5 10 (6.33%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (5.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (3.16%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.53%) Kafka
8 4 (2.53%) Web Services
9 2 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.27%) SOAP
10 1 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (6.96%) CMDB
4 10 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.70%) iSeries
6 8 (5.06%) AS400
7 7 (4.43%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.53%) BBC
9 4 (2.53%) Clustering
9 4 (2.53%) Replication
10 3 (1.90%) BYOD
11 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.27%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 62 (39.24%) Linux
2 44 (27.85%) Windows
3 16 (10.13%) CentOS
4 15 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (6.33%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.53%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.63%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.63%) Debian
10 1 (0.63%) Fedora
10 1 (0.63%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) Unix
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (47.47%) DevOps
2 49 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (29.11%) ITIL
4 30 (18.99%) Release Management
5 27 (17.09%) Asset Management
6 24 (15.19%) Change Management
6 24 (15.19%) Service Management
7 23 (14.56%) IT Asset Management
8 22 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (12.66%) Build Automation
9 20 (12.66%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (12.66%) ITIL V3
9 20 (12.66%) Scrum
10 19 (12.03%) Data Analysis
10 19 (12.03%) Strategic Thinking
11 18 (11.39%) ITSM
12 17 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (10.76%) Integration Testing
12 17 (10.76%) Low Latency
12 17 (10.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (42.41%) Python
2 44 (27.85%) PowerShell
3 35 (22.15%) SQL
4 26 (16.46%) Bash Shell
5 17 (10.76%) C
6 13 (8.23%) Java
7 12 (7.59%) Ruby
8 10 (6.33%) Perl
9 2 (1.27%) Go
9 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.66%) MCSE
2 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (10.76%) DV Cleared
4 15 (9.49%) Degree
5 11 (6.96%) MCSA
6 10 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.06%) MCSD
8 5 (3.16%) AWS Certification
9 4 (2.53%) CCIE
9 4 (2.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (2.53%) CCIE Security
9 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
10 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.63%) RHCE
10 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.70%) SLA
3 8 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 4 (2.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 36 (22.78%) Docker
2 28 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.56%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (11.39%) Active Directory
5 13 (8.23%) Apache Flume
5 13 (8.23%) HDFS
5 13 (8.23%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.16%) KVM
6 5 (3.16%) oVirt
7 4 (2.53%) iptables
7 4 (2.53%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.53%) vSphere
8 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 72 (45.57%) Puppet
2 67 (42.41%) Ansible
3 40 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (13.29%) Kibana
5 19 (12.03%) SCCM
6 16 (10.13%) Kubernetes
7 10 (6.33%) Terraform
7 10 (6.33%) ZABBIX
8 7 (4.43%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (3.16%) rkt
10 3 (1.90%) Nagios
10 3 (1.90%) Packer
11 2 (1.27%) Grafana
11 2 (1.27%) Graylog
11 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.27%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.27%) Salt
12 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.63%) QRadar
12 1 (0.63%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 58 (36.71%) Oracle
2 41 (25.95%) Microsoft
3 32 (20.25%) VMware
4 28 (17.72%) IBM
5 17 (10.76%) Atlassian
6 16 (10.13%) Red Hat
6 16 (10.13%) SolarWinds
7 15 (9.49%) SAP
7 15 (9.49%) ServiceNow
8 14 (8.86%) Capita
9 12 (7.59%) Citrix
9 12 (7.59%) Google
10 10 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (5.70%) Adobe
11 9 (5.70%) Lotus
12 7 (4.43%) Cisco
12 7 (4.43%) SaltStack
13 5 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.53%) NetQoS
14 4 (2.53%) Snow