Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 141 153
Rank change year-on-year +45 +12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 73 57 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.46% 1.48% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.59% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 26
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £61,300 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.67% +53.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,650 £31,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £84,750 £44,375
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £55,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +32.53% -2.35%

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 2,768 3,574 3,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 93.10% 92.93% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,155 2,536 2,781
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,375 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

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 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 32 (43.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (39.73%) ITIL
2 29 (39.73%) Windows
3 28 (38.36%) Linux
4 25 (34.25%) Cisco
4 25 (34.25%) Puppet
5 24 (32.88%) Change Control
5 24 (32.88%) Mentoring
5 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.51%) Docker
7 22 (30.14%) Kubernetes
8 21 (28.77%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (27.40%) DevOps
9 20 (27.40%) Jenkins
9 20 (27.40%) Terraform
9 20 (27.40%) Service Delivery
10 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
11 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
11 18 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (23.29%) SQL
12 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
12 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (23.29%) Project Planning
13 16 (21.92%) Mitel
13 16 (21.92%) VLAN
13 16 (21.92%) Avaya
13 16 (21.92%) Service Management
13 16 (21.92%) Firewall
13 16 (21.92%) Handset
13 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification

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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.48%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Workfront
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (28.77%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (20.55%) Office 365
4 10 (13.70%) IaaS
4 10 (13.70%) PaaS
5 9 (12.33%) Serverless
6 8 (10.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (10.96%) Azure Functions
6 8 (10.96%) Azure Machine Learning
7 7 (9.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (9.59%) Amazon S3
8 6 (8.22%) Route 53
9 5 (6.85%) Azure Stack
9 5 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (6.85%) Power Platform
10 4 (5.48%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (5.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (5.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (5.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) Firewall
1 16 (21.92%) VLAN
1 16 (21.92%) VoIP
2 8 (10.96%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (10.96%) Skype
3 7 (9.59%) NAS
3 7 (9.59%) SAN
4 6 (8.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.85%) Power BI
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (8.22%) MSI
4 5 (6.85%) GitLab
5 3 (4.11%) Travis CI
5 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Change Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Change Management Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Incident and Problem Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Problem Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Problem Management Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (10.96%) JSON
1 8 (10.96%) SAML
2 7 (9.59%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) Kafka
3 2 (2.74%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.74%) Node.js
3 2 (2.74%) React
3 2 (2.74%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (2.74%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Handset
2 5 (6.85%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) NHS
3 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.48%) CentOS
5 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.11%) DC/OS
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) ITIL
2 24 (32.88%) Change Control
2 24 (32.88%) Mentoring
3 20 (27.40%) DevOps
3 20 (27.40%) Service Delivery
4 17 (23.29%) Project Planning
5 16 (21.92%) Service Management
6 14 (19.18%) Project Management
7 13 (17.81%) Change Management
7 13 (17.81%) Data Protection
8 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.07%) SDLC
9 10 (13.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (13.70%) ITSM
9 10 (13.70%) Machine Learning
10 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (12.33%) Presales
11 8 (10.96%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (10.96%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (10.96%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
2 17 (23.29%) SQL
3 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.96%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) R
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.92%) CCNA
2 16 (21.92%) CCNP
2 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.33%) MCSE
4 7 (9.59%) MCSA
5 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
5 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.74%) MCITP
6 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) APMP
7 1 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (1.37%) HND
7 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) GDPR
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.51%) Docker
2 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.07%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (10.96%) XenApp
5 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
6 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (6.85%) KVM
8 3 (4.11%) VirtualBox
9 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (34.25%) Puppet
2 22 (30.14%) Kubernetes
3 20 (27.40%) Terraform
4 18 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (21.92%) Ansible
6 12 (16.44%) NetBackup
7 10 (13.70%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (12.33%) SCCM
9 8 (10.96%) FortiGate
9 8 (10.96%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (10.96%) Packer
10 7 (9.59%) SCOM
11 5 (6.85%) Grafana
11 5 (6.85%) Prometheus
12 4 (5.48%) Backup Exec
12 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (4.11%) WSUS
14 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 2 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Cisco
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.92%) Avaya
3 16 (21.92%) Mitel
4 14 (19.18%) ServiceNow
5 13 (17.81%) Veeam
6 12 (16.44%) Ivanti
7 9 (12.33%) Citrix
7 9 (12.33%) CommVault
8 8 (10.96%) arcserve
8 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.96%) Oracle
8 8 (10.96%) VMware
9 6 (8.22%) Remedy
10 5 (6.85%) Google
10 5 (6.85%) HP
10 5 (6.85%) IBM
11 4 (5.48%) NetApp
11 4 (5.48%) Splunk
12 3 (4.11%) New Relic