Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 127 117
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10 +33
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 52 63 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.12% 1.93% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.07% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45 52 43
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £84,300
West Midlands median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% -

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 2,301 3,041 3,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 93.84% 93.23% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 2,144 2,520
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.13%

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 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 35 (67.31%) AWS
2 23 (44.23%) Docker
2 23 (44.23%) Linux
3 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.69%) DevOps
5 15 (28.85%) Azure
6 14 (26.92%) Terraform
6 14 (26.92%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (25.00%) Puppet
7 13 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (25.00%) Python
8 12 (23.08%) PHP
8 12 (23.08%) Unix
8 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (21.15%) Ansible
9 11 (21.15%) Kubernetes
10 10 (19.23%) Migration
11 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
12 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (15.38%) MySQL
12 8 (15.38%) GCP
12 8 (15.38%) IaaS
12 8 (15.38%) PaaS
12 8 (15.38%) Change Control
12 8 (15.38%) Big Data
12 8 (15.38%) Amazon S3
12 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Cloud

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 6 (11.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 35 (67.31%) AWS
2 15 (28.85%) Azure
3 8 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 8 (15.38%) GCP
3 8 (15.38%) IaaS
3 8 (15.38%) PaaS
4 7 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (11.54%) Amazon SageMaker
5 6 (11.54%) Serverless
6 5 (9.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (9.62%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (5.77%) Route 53
9 2 (3.85%) GitHub
9 2 (3.85%) Office 365
9 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.92%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) SMS
3 1 (1.92%) DWDM
3 1 (1.92%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
3 1 (1.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Big Data
1 8 (15.38%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.69%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) GitLab
3 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (11.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Data Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Python Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
7 5 (9.62%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) C++ Developer
7 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
7 5 (9.62%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) JSON
1 6 (11.54%) MLlib
1 6 (11.54%) Play Framework
1 6 (11.54%) PySpark
1 6 (11.54%) scikit-learn
2 4 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (7.69%) OpenCV
2 4 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.77%) Laravel
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) Django
4 2 (3.85%) LAMP
4 2 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) CMDB
5 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.77%) User Experience
6 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.85%) Replication
7 1 (1.92%) CCTV
7 1 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Unix
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 3 (5.77%) VMS
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) CentOS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
3 10 (19.23%) Migration
4 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.38%) Change Control
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.46%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.54%) Data Science
7 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Machine Learning
8 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
9 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.69%) Data Validation
9 4 (7.69%) Service Management
9 4 (7.69%) Validation
9 4 (7.69%) Video Processing
9 4 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Python
2 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 12 (23.08%) PHP
2 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.46%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) C++
4 6 (11.54%) Scala
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) C
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.77%) VBScript
8 2 (3.85%) Go
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) AWS Certification
1 5 (9.62%) MCSA
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) HNC
3 2 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) APMP
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Docker
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Terraform
2 13 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (25.00%) Puppet
3 11 (21.15%) Ansible
3 11 (21.15%) Kubernetes
4 8 (15.38%) Rancher
5 5 (9.62%) SCCM
6 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.77%) WSUS
7 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
7 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.77%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) Ivanti
4 3 (5.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.85%) Apple
5 2 (3.85%) Becrypt
5 2 (3.85%) Dell
5 2 (3.85%) McAfee
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Samsung
6 1 (1.92%) Nokia
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Sun