Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 160 173
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 153 109 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.20% 1.62% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.86% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 117 75 137
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +2.44%
10th Percentile £35,750 £26,250 £34,600
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +9.89%

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 6,126 5,859 8,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.07% 86.81% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,933 4,619 6,889
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +11 72 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Reading +8 27 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Slough +2 16 £37,000 +34.55% 1
Newbury -16 16 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Bracknell - 7 £30,000 - 4
Windsor +10 5 £60,000 +23.71% 2
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 (49.02%) Oracle
1 75 (49.02%) Ansible
2 72 (47.06%) Python
3 70 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (41.18%) DevOps
5 56 (36.60%) Microsoft
6 53 (34.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 51 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 47 (30.72%) Puppet
8 47 (30.72%) Middleware
9 45 (29.41%) Linux
10 44 (28.76%) LAN
11 43 (28.10%) WAN
12 41 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
13 40 (26.14%) ITIL
14 36 (23.53%) SQL
15 35 (22.88%) SQL Server
15 35 (22.88%) JSON
16 34 (22.22%) Windows
16 34 (22.22%) Scrum
17 33 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 33 (21.57%) Enterprise Architecture
18 32 (20.92%) Build Automation
18 32 (20.92%) Strategic Thinking
18 32 (20.92%) Publishing
18 32 (20.92%) MCSE
18 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (19.61%) IBM
20 29 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (18.30%) IBM Cloud

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 16 (10.46%) Oracle Service Bus
2 14 (9.15%) IBM Notes
2 14 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.19%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.31%) Apache
6 2 (1.31%) IIS
6 2 (1.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (34.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (18.30%) Bluemix
3 28 (18.30%) IBM Cloud
4 17 (11.11%) PaaS
5 12 (7.84%) SaaS
6 8 (5.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.61%) Datadog
7 4 (2.61%) IaaS
8 3 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.76%) LAN
2 43 (28.10%) WAN
3 24 (15.69%) Firewall
4 7 (4.58%) Network Security
5 6 (3.92%) BGP
5 6 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (3.92%) DMVPN
5 6 (3.92%) IPsec
5 6 (3.92%) OSPF
5 6 (3.92%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.96%) AMQP
8 2 (1.31%) DNS
9 1 (0.65%) SMS
9 1 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (10.46%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.92%) Big Data
5 4 (2.61%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.61%) HBase
5 4 (2.61%) Impala
5 4 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.61%) MySQL
6 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.15%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (3.27%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.61%) Subversion
6 3 (1.96%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.96%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.31%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 32 (20.92%) Publishing
2 21 (13.73%) Finance
3 7 (4.58%) Retail
4 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.31%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.57%) Architect
1 33 (21.57%) Cloud Architect
2 29 (18.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 25 (16.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (13.73%) Analyst
4 21 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (13.07%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 20 (13.07%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.84%) Automation Architect
7 10 (6.54%) IT Analyst
8 9 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.72%) Middleware
2 35 (22.88%) JSON
3 14 (9.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (7.84%) Node.js
4 12 (7.84%) REST
5 7 (4.58%) XML
6 5 (3.27%) Web Services
7 4 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.96%) HTML
8 3 (1.96%) LDAP
8 3 (1.96%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.96%) SOAP
9 2 (1.31%) .NET
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.65%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.46%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.15%) iSeries
4 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (5.88%) AS400
6 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.61%) CMDB
7 4 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.96%) Replication
9 2 (1.31%) Clustering
9 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.41%) Linux
2 34 (22.22%) Windows
3 13 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.19%) CentOS
5 7 (4.58%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.92%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.61%) Solaris
8 3 (1.96%) AIX
8 3 (1.96%) DC/OS
8 3 (1.96%) HPUX
8 3 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.96%) Unix
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (41.18%) DevOps
3 40 (26.14%) ITIL
4 34 (22.22%) Scrum
5 33 (21.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 32 (20.92%) Build Automation
6 32 (20.92%) Strategic Thinking
7 29 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (17.65%) Open Source
9 26 (16.99%) Release Management
10 20 (13.07%) Logistics
10 20 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (12.42%) Asset Management
12 18 (11.76%) Service Management
13 16 (10.46%) Requirements Management
14 14 (9.15%) Change Management
14 14 (9.15%) ITIL V3
15 13 (8.50%) IT Asset Management
15 13 (8.50%) ITSM
16 12 (7.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.06%) Python
2 51 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 36 (23.53%) SQL
4 16 (10.46%) Bash Shell
4 16 (10.46%) Perl
5 9 (5.88%) Ruby
6 8 (5.23%) C
7 4 (2.61%) Java
8 3 (1.96%) C#
8 3 (1.96%) C++
8 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.31%) Go
9 2 (1.31%) X++
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (20.92%) MCSE
1 32 (20.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.46%) MCSA
2 16 (10.46%) MCSD
3 12 (7.84%) Degree
4 11 (7.19%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (5.23%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.92%) CCIE
7 6 (3.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (3.92%) CCIE Security
7 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.27%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 3 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.96%) SLA
4 2 (1.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.31%) QA
5 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.69%) Docker
3 19 (12.42%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.84%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.92%) vSphere
6 4 (2.61%) Apache Flume
6 4 (2.61%) HDFS
6 4 (2.61%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.31%) iptables
8 1 (0.65%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 75 (49.02%) Ansible
2 47 (30.72%) Puppet
3 24 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (9.80%) Kubernetes
5 10 (6.54%) Terraform
6 9 (5.88%) SCCM
7 7 (4.58%) Kibana
8 3 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.96%) Packer
8 3 (1.96%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.31%) Rancher
10 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.65%) QRadar
Vendors
1 75 (49.02%) Oracle
2 56 (36.60%) Microsoft
3 30 (19.61%) IBM
4 28 (18.30%) VMware
5 17 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (9.80%) SolarWinds
7 14 (9.15%) Citrix
7 14 (9.15%) Lotus
7 14 (9.15%) SAP
8 13 (8.50%) Adobe
9 9 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.88%) ServiceNow
10 8 (5.23%) Capita
10 8 (5.23%) Cisco
10 8 (5.23%) Google
10 8 (5.23%) SaltStack
11 7 (4.58%) Atlassian
11 7 (4.58%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.92%) Infoblox
12 6 (3.92%) Splunk