Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 152 154
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 53 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.36% 1.21% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.34% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 51
Birmingham median annual salary £64,400 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.73% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £33,075 £26,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £84,750 £50,041 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% -5.56%

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 3,547 3,512 4,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.07% 90.70% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,539 2,860 3,184
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 21 (39.62%) DevOps
2 20 (37.74%) Windows
3 18 (33.96%) Puppet
4 17 (32.08%) Service Management
5 15 (28.30%) ITIL
5 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
6 14 (26.42%) Linux
6 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
7 13 (24.53%) Change Management
7 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
8 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
8 12 (22.64%) Coaching
8 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (22.64%) Release Management
9 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
9 11 (20.75%) VMware
9 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
9 11 (20.75%) Python
9 11 (20.75%) ServiceNow
10 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
10 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
11 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
11 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (16.98%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) Anypoint
1 7 (13.21%) JBoss
2 6 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.89%) Mule
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) assyst
1 6 (11.32%) Sentinel
2 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.66%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (7.55%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (7.55%) Serverless
4 3 (5.66%) IaaS
4 3 (5.66%) Office 365
5 2 (3.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.89%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.89%) GitHub
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) SoftLayer
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) DHCP
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) FTP
3 3 (5.66%) HTTP
3 3 (5.66%) IPsec
3 3 (5.66%) NAS
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) DTS
2 6 (11.32%) EDRMS
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.32%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Chocolatey
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Compliance Officer
3 6 (11.32%) Information Officer
3 6 (11.32%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 6 (11.32%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Security Compliance Officer
3 6 (11.32%) Security Officer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (11.32%) TOGAF Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.66%) Kafka
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
4 8 (15.09%) CMDB
5 6 (11.32%) CESG
5 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (11.32%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (11.32%) Minimum Viable Product
5 6 (11.32%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (5.66%) Fintech
6 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.66%) VMS
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.89%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.89%) Debian
6 1 (1.89%) Fedora
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) DevOps
2 17 (32.08%) Service Management
3 15 (28.30%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (28.30%) ITIL
4 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
5 13 (24.53%) Change Management
5 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
6 12 (22.64%) Coaching
6 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
6 12 (22.64%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (22.64%) Release Management
7 11 (20.75%) Incident Management
8 9 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
8 9 (16.98%) Project Management
8 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (15.09%) Open Source
10 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
1 11 (20.75%) Python
2 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
2 7 (13.21%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) Ruby
3 6 (11.32%) VB
4 3 (5.66%) Go
5 2 (3.77%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (11.32%) CISA
3 6 (11.32%) CISM
3 6 (11.32%) CISSP
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) MCSA
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (11.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Puppet
2 9 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.21%) Ansible
4 6 (11.32%) Kubernetes
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (9.43%) SCCM
5 5 (9.43%) Terraform
6 4 (7.55%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (5.66%) Ambari
7 3 (5.66%) Cacti
7 3 (5.66%) Kibana
7 3 (5.66%) logstash
7 3 (5.66%) Nagios
8 1 (1.89%) Mesos
8 1 (1.89%) rkt
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) ServiceNow
2 11 (20.75%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) webMethods
4 3 (5.66%) Splunk
4 3 (5.66%) WatchGuard
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle