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

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 119 179
Rank change year-on-year -41 +60 -53
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 36 78 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 2.05% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.22% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 56 28
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £39,375 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.03% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £30,250 £26,250 £32,425
90th Percentile £76,000 £61,625 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -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 3,321 3,515 4,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.44% 92.26% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,377 2,776 3,172
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,625 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,898 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.25% - -

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (50.00%) Change Management
2 17 (47.22%) Service Management
3 15 (41.67%) ITIL
4 14 (38.89%) Incident Management
5 13 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
5 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 12 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
7 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (30.56%) ServiceNow
7 11 (30.56%) Ansible
7 11 (30.56%) DevOps
7 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (27.78%) Release Management
9 9 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (25.00%) Amazon S3
9 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (25.00%) Docker
9 9 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (25.00%) Serverless
9 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
10 8 (22.22%) Terraform
10 8 (22.22%) Active Directory

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 1 (2.78%) Anypoint
1 1 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) assyst
1 7 (19.44%) Sentinel
2 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.78%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 9 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (25.00%) Serverless
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (19.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
5 6 (16.67%) AWS CodePipeline
5 6 (16.67%) CloudFront
5 6 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (16.67%) SaaS
5 6 (16.67%) SoftLayer
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.78%) Datadog
6 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Compliance Officer
2 7 (19.44%) Information Officer
2 7 (19.44%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 7 (19.44%) Information Security Officer
2 7 (19.44%) Security Compliance Officer
2 7 (19.44%) Security Officer
3 5 (13.89%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Head of Operations
5 3 (8.33%) Head of Service Operations
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Service Operations Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) SAML
4 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (19.44%) CESG
4 7 (19.44%) CMDB
4 7 (19.44%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) DC/OS
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Debian
7 1 (2.78%) Fedora
7 1 (2.78%) Unix
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Change Management
2 17 (47.22%) Service Management
3 15 (41.67%) ITIL
4 14 (38.89%) Incident Management
5 13 (36.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 12 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 11 (30.56%) DevOps
8 10 (27.78%) Release Management
9 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
11 7 (19.44%) Cryptography
11 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
11 7 (19.44%) Data Security
11 7 (19.44%) Information Security
11 7 (19.44%) IT Governance
11 7 (19.44%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) CISA
3 7 (19.44%) CISM
3 7 (19.44%) CISSP
3 7 (19.44%) ISEB
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) Cyber Essentials
1 7 (19.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Docker
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Ansible
2 8 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 8 (22.22%) Terraform
3 6 (16.67%) Mesos
3 6 (16.67%) rkt
4 5 (13.89%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (11.11%) Puppet
5 4 (11.11%) SCCM
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.78%) Packer
8 1 (2.78%) SCOM
8 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) ServiceNow
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Remedy
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) New Relic
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec