Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 178 130
Rank change year-on-year +70 -48 +58
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 88 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.31% 0.90% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.01% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 61 24 64
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,500 £102,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £47,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.99% +12.35% +10.39%

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 3433 4169 3277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.13% 89.64% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2665 3059 2754
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,765 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.62% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, 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 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 42 (47.73%) ITIL
3 38 (43.18%) Windows
4 32 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 28 (31.82%) VMware
6 27 (30.68%) Puppet
6 27 (30.68%) Ansible
7 26 (29.55%) VBScript
8 25 (28.41%) SCCM
8 25 (28.41%) DevOps
9 24 (27.27%) Docker
9 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (27.27%) Linux
10 23 (26.14%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (25.00%) Citrix
11 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (23.86%) Python
13 20 (22.73%) Java
14 19 (21.59%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (21.59%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (20.45%) Ruby
15 18 (20.45%) Service Management
16 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
18 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (17.05%) Windows 10
18 15 (17.05%) Windows 7
18 15 (17.05%) Application Packaging
18 15 (17.05%) Microsoft App-V

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 5 (5.68%) Confluence
1 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) nginx
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) Open Workbench
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.68%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (21.59%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (21.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (6.82%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.27%) Datadog
6 2 (2.27%) Office 365
7 1 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.14%) Fastly
7 1 (1.14%) GitHub
7 1 (1.14%) IaaS
7 1 (1.14%) PaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Serverless
7 1 (1.14%) Slack
7 1 (1.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Firewall
2 10 (11.36%) VPN
3 5 (5.68%) DNS
4 3 (3.41%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (3.41%) DHCP
4 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.27%) ATM
5 2 (2.27%) BGP
5 2 (2.27%) DSL
5 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.27%) IPsec
5 2 (2.27%) ISDN
5 2 (2.27%) MPLS
5 2 (2.27%) OSPF
5 2 (2.27%) PPP
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) LAN
6 1 (1.14%) PABX
6 1 (1.14%) VoIP
6 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) MySQL
2 3 (3.41%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.27%) QlikView
4 1 (1.14%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.05%) InstallShield
2 15 (17.05%) MSI
3 7 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (7.95%) JIRA
4 5 (5.68%) Hudson
4 5 (5.68%) Subversion
4 5 (5.68%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.27%) Appium
5 2 (2.27%) Calabash
5 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.27%) JMeter
5 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.27%) Selenium
5 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.27%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.27%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Games
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 13 (14.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 11 (12.50%) Deployment Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) DevOps Specialist
5 6 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.68%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.68%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.55%) Configuration Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) LAMP
2 3 (3.41%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.41%) REST
2 3 (3.41%) SOAP
3 2 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) HATEOAS
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 12 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) CMDB
5 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.27%) Life Science
5 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.18%) Windows
2 24 (27.27%) Linux
3 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.05%) Windows 10
4 15 (17.05%) Windows 7
4 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.77%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.68%) Android
6 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.41%) Debian
8 2 (2.27%) CentOS
8 2 (2.27%) DC/OS
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) ITIL
2 25 (28.41%) DevOps
3 18 (20.45%) Service Management
4 15 (17.05%) Application Packaging
5 14 (15.91%) Change Management
5 14 (15.91%) Personalization
5 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (14.77%) Problem Management
7 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.64%) Runbook
7 12 (13.64%) Software Deployment
8 11 (12.50%) CRM
8 11 (12.50%) Security Patching
9 8 (9.09%) Project Management
10 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.95%) Task Automation
11 6 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (6.82%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 26 (29.55%) VBScript
3 21 (23.86%) Python
4 20 (22.73%) Java
5 18 (20.45%) Ruby
6 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.64%) Perl
7 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 5 (5.68%) C#
8 5 (5.68%) SQL
9 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.55%) VB
10 2 (2.27%) C
10 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.14%) Go
11 1 (1.14%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) MOS
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) IEC 62304
2 2 (2.27%) ISO 13485
2 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.27%) MISRA
2 2 (2.27%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.14%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (27.27%) Docker
2 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (14.77%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 10 (11.36%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.68%) VirtualBox
8 4 (4.55%) KVM
9 3 (3.41%) pfSense
9 3 (3.41%) Samba
9 3 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (30.68%) Ansible
1 27 (30.68%) Puppet
2 25 (28.41%) SCCM
3 23 (26.14%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (15.91%) Salt
5 11 (12.50%) SCVMM
6 8 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 8 (9.09%) Terraform
7 7 (7.95%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (7.95%) Packer
7 7 (7.95%) SCOM
8 5 (5.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (2.27%) Netcool
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.82%) VMware
3 22 (25.00%) Citrix
4 15 (17.05%) AppSense
5 11 (12.50%) BMC
6 10 (11.36%) ServiceNow
7 6 (6.82%) LANDesk
7 6 (6.82%) Remedy
8 5 (5.68%) McAfee
8 5 (5.68%) Symantec
9 4 (4.55%) New Relic
10 3 (3.41%) Google
11 2 (2.27%) Cisco
11 2 (2.27%) Dell
11 2 (2.27%) HP
11 2 (2.27%) Juniper
11 2 (2.27%) Splunk
12 1 (1.14%) Apple
12 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.14%) SAP