Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 96 161
Rank change year-on-year +26 +65 -11
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 27 63 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.29% 2.22% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.39% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 63 31
Median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £61,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% -30.67% +63.47%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £38,250
90th Percentile £63,400 £67,500 £84,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +35.80%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,120 2,636 3,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 95.00% 92.69% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 954 2,211 2,594
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 23 (85.19%) AWS
2 15 (55.56%) DevOps
3 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
4 13 (48.15%) Terraform
5 12 (44.44%) Azure
5 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (37.04%) GitLab
7 10 (37.04%) Public Sector
8 9 (33.33%) AWS Certification
8 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 9 (33.33%) GitHub
8 9 (33.33%) Python
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (29.63%) C++
9 8 (29.63%) PHP
9 8 (29.63%) Puppet
9 8 (29.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (29.63%) Docker
9 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (29.63%) Serverless
10 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Automation
10 7 (25.93%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (25.93%) Open Source
10 7 (25.93%) Amazon S3
10 7 (25.93%) C
10 7 (25.93%) Unix
10 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (85.19%) AWS
2 12 (44.44%) Azure
3 9 (33.33%) GitHub
4 8 (29.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (29.63%) Serverless
5 7 (25.93%) Amazon S3
5 7 (25.93%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (18.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (7.41%) CloudFront
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (3.70%) IaaS
9 1 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (3.70%) PaaS
9 1 (3.70%) SaaS
9 1 (3.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Redis
3 3 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (37.04%) GitLab
4 5 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (37.04%) Public Sector
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) PHP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (18.52%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (18.52%) OpenCV
1 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Django
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) React
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 6 (22.22%) CentOS
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure as Code
6 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
6 7 (25.93%) Migration
6 7 (25.93%) Open Source
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.93%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) E-Procurement
8 5 (18.52%) High Availability
8 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
8 5 (18.52%) Microservices
8 5 (18.52%) Requirements Gathering
8 5 (18.52%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 5 (18.52%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) C++
2 8 (29.63%) PHP
3 7 (25.93%) C
4 5 (18.52%) Embedded C
4 5 (18.52%) Go
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) AWS Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Terraform
2 8 (29.63%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Grafana
3 5 (18.52%) Graphite
3 5 (18.52%) Prometheus
4 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
5 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (7.41%) Ansible
7 1 (3.70%) Mesos
7 1 (3.70%) Rancher
7 1 (3.70%) rkt
7 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy