Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 164 137
Rank change year-on-year +52 -27 +43
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 74 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.02% 1.07% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.19% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 58
Birmingham median annual salary £42,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.50% +11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £28,500 £36,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £72,500 £102,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +8.97%

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 3,295 3,958 3,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.86% 90.49% 86.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,459 2,899 2,749
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,124 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 32 (43.24%) ITIL
3 25 (33.78%) Ansible
4 24 (32.43%) Puppet
5 23 (31.08%) DevOps
5 23 (31.08%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (29.73%) Docker
6 22 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (29.73%) Linux
6 22 (29.73%) Python
7 20 (27.03%) Windows
7 20 (27.03%) VMware
7 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
7 20 (27.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (25.68%) Service Management
9 18 (24.32%) Java
9 18 (24.32%) VBScript
9 18 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (24.32%) Ruby
10 17 (22.97%) Dynamics CRM
10 17 (22.97%) SCCM
10 17 (22.97%) CRM
11 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
12 13 (17.57%) Test Automation
12 13 (17.57%) .NET
12 13 (17.57%) Citrix
12 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.57%) Virtual Machines

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 4 (5.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) nginx
2 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.35%) Open Workbench
2 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.76%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (24.32%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (9.46%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.70%) Datadog
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.35%) Fastly
8 1 (1.35%) IaaS
8 1 (1.35%) PaaS
8 1 (1.35%) Route 53
8 1 (1.35%) Serverless
8 1 (1.35%) Slack
8 1 (1.35%) Trello
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) ATM
3 2 (2.70%) BGP
3 2 (2.70%) DSL
3 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.70%) IPsec
3 2 (2.70%) ISDN
3 2 (2.70%) MPLS
3 2 (2.70%) OSPF
3 2 (2.70%) PPP
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) NGN
4 1 (1.35%) PABX
4 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.35%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (9.46%) InstallShield
2 7 (9.46%) MSI
3 6 (8.11%) JIRA
4 5 (6.76%) Hudson
4 5 (6.76%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.70%) VectorCAST
5 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Calabash
6 1 (1.35%) JMeter
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Applications Packager
6 5 (6.76%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) Deployment Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Change and Configuration Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Configuration Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.70%) REST
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.35%) HATEOAS
4 1 (1.35%) jQuery
4 1 (1.35%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) Sensu
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
1 12 (16.22%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) Life Science
4 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.46%) Windows 10
4 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Android
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (2.70%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) ITIL
2 23 (31.08%) DevOps
3 19 (25.68%) Service Management
4 17 (22.97%) CRM
5 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.57%) Test Automation
6 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.22%) Runbook
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.81%) Change Management
8 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
9 7 (9.46%) Application Packaging
9 7 (9.46%) Project Management
9 7 (9.46%) Task Automation
10 6 (8.11%) Change Control
10 6 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (8.11%) Personalization
10 6 (8.11%) Release Automation
11 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 5 (6.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Python
2 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
3 18 (24.32%) Java
3 18 (24.32%) Ruby
3 18 (24.32%) VBScript
4 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.22%) Perl
5 4 (5.41%) C#
6 3 (4.05%) PHP
6 3 (4.05%) SQL
6 3 (4.05%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) Go
8 1 (1.35%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) CCNA
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCSE
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MOS
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) MCSA
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) IEC 62304
1 2 (2.70%) ISO 13485
1 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.70%) MISRA
1 2 (2.70%) MISRA C
1 2 (2.70%) QA
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) GCP
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) Docker
2 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.57%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.35%) KVM
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (33.78%) Ansible
2 24 (32.43%) Puppet
3 23 (31.08%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (22.97%) SCCM
5 11 (14.86%) Salt
5 11 (14.86%) SCVMM
6 9 (12.16%) Terraform
7 8 (10.81%) Kubernetes
8 7 (9.46%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (9.46%) Packer
8 7 (9.46%) SCOM
9 5 (6.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (2.70%) Netcool
11 1 (1.35%) collectd
11 1 (1.35%) Kibana
11 1 (1.35%) logstash
11 1 (1.35%) StatsD
11 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) Citrix
4 12 (16.22%) Ivanti
5 11 (14.86%) BMC
5 11 (14.86%) ServiceNow
6 6 (8.11%) Remedy
7 5 (6.76%) McAfee
7 5 (6.76%) Symantec
8 3 (4.05%) Google
8 3 (4.05%) New Relic
9 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco
9 2 (2.70%) Juniper
9 2 (2.70%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) Apple
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.35%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.35%) SAP