Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 138 193
Rank change year-on-year -26 +55 -23
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 223 268 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 2.13% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.40% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 164 225 145
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,375 £36,250 £30,150
90th Percentile £69,625 £64,616 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +9.38%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,966 11,159 13,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.18% 88.80% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,870 9,064 10,554
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% +1.12%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the East of England.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +46 113 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Cambridgeshire -41 67 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Suffolk +24 16 £52,500 -6.67% 1
Essex -70 15 £55,500 +23.33% 7
Norfolk +20 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Bedfordshire +22 5 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 110 (49.33%) Linux
2 107 (47.98%) Python
3 96 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (41.26%) DevOps
5 80 (35.87%) Windows
6 74 (33.18%) Software Engineering
6 74 (33.18%) Puppet
7 70 (31.39%) Unix
8 67 (30.04%) Degree
9 58 (26.01%) Docker
10 57 (25.56%) SQL
11 53 (23.77%) Java
11 53 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
12 52 (23.32%) Jenkins
12 52 (23.32%) JavaScript
13 50 (22.42%) Ansible
13 50 (22.42%) PowerShell
14 48 (21.52%) Open Source
15 47 (21.08%) Microsoft
16 44 (19.73%) Git (software)
16 44 (19.73%) Kubernetes
17 43 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
17 43 (19.28%) Computer Science
17 43 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (19.28%) Bash Shell
18 42 (18.83%) Test Automation
19 41 (18.39%) OpenStack
19 41 (18.39%) C++
20 40 (17.94%) TCP/IP
21 35 (15.70%) Perl

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 41 (18.39%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.69%) IIS
3 6 (2.69%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.79%) CloudStack
5 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) nginx
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (4.04%) LabWindows
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.42%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (7.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 17 (7.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (6.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (5.38%) Google App Engine
6 12 (5.38%) Google Compute Engine
7 8 (3.59%) SaaS
8 5 (2.24%) IaaS
9 4 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.35%) GitHub
11 2 (0.90%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.90%) Heroku
11 2 (0.90%) PaaS
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.45%) Office 365
12 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.94%) TCP/IP
2 24 (10.76%) DNS
3 15 (6.73%) Firewall
4 12 (5.38%) Wireless
5 10 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (4.04%) NAS
6 9 (4.04%) SAN
7 8 (3.59%) VPN
8 6 (2.69%) Broadband
8 6 (2.69%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (2.69%) Skype
8 6 (2.69%) SNMP
9 5 (2.24%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (2.24%) Internet
9 5 (2.24%) SMTP
9 5 (2.24%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.24%) WAN
10 4 (1.79%) LAN
11 3 (1.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.17%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.14%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.69%) MySQL
8 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.24%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (2.24%) GIS
10 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.35%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 52 (23.32%) Jenkins
2 44 (19.73%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.21%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.48%) JIRA
6 7 (3.14%) GitLab
6 7 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.69%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.69%) Hudson
7 6 (2.69%) JUnit
7 6 (2.69%) PyUnit
8 5 (2.24%) CircleCI
8 5 (2.24%) ClearQuest
8 5 (2.24%) Selenium
8 5 (2.24%) Subversion
9 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.35%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (5.38%) Finance
2 10 (4.48%) Electronics
3 9 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.90%) Billing
4 2 (0.90%) French Language
4 2 (0.90%) Games
4 2 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (30.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (14.35%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (11.21%) Administrator
3 25 (11.21%) Software Engineer
4 18 (8.07%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (7.62%) Developer
5 17 (7.62%) Senior DevOps
5 17 (7.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 16 (7.17%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 13 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.83%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) Development Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) Software Development Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) Unix Administrator
10 10 (4.48%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.21%) Web Services
2 24 (10.76%) HTML
3 18 (8.07%) .NET
4 11 (4.93%) XML
5 10 (4.48%) JSON
6 9 (4.04%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.04%) Memcached
6 9 (4.04%) Node.js
7 8 (3.59%) DirectX
7 8 (3.59%) OpenGL
8 7 (3.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 7 (3.14%) WCF
8 7 (3.14%) WPF
9 6 (2.69%) CSS
10 4 (1.79%) Middleware
11 3 (1.35%) Velocity
12 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.90%) J2EE
12 2 (0.90%) LAMP
12 2 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.28%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.17%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.73%) Public Cloud
5 13 (5.83%) Private Cloud
6 12 (5.38%) User Experience
7 11 (4.93%) CMDB
8 10 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (4.04%) Client/Server
9 9 (4.04%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.04%) Mobile App
10 8 (3.59%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (3.59%) Device Driver
11 7 (3.14%) Replication
12 5 (2.24%) Internet of Things
12 5 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.90%) iSeries
14 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 110 (49.33%) Linux
2 80 (35.87%) Windows
3 70 (31.39%) Unix
4 34 (15.25%) Ubuntu
5 29 (13.00%) CoreOS
6 22 (9.87%) Debian
7 18 (8.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (5.83%) AIX
11 12 (5.38%) Windows Server
12 9 (4.04%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (2.24%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.35%) CentOS
14 3 (1.35%) HPUX
14 3 (1.35%) Solaris
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (41.26%) DevOps
3 74 (33.18%) Software Engineering
4 48 (21.52%) Open Source
5 43 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (18.83%) Test Automation
7 31 (13.90%) SDLC
7 31 (13.90%) Server Building
8 28 (12.56%) Scrum
9 25 (11.21%) Mathematics
9 25 (11.21%) Physics
10 24 (10.76%) Continuous Deployment
11 23 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (10.31%) ITIL
11 23 (10.31%) OO
12 22 (9.87%) Prototyping
13 21 (9.42%) Change Management
13 21 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (9.42%) High Availability
14 20 (8.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.98%) Python
2 57 (25.56%) SQL
3 53 (23.77%) Java
4 52 (23.32%) JavaScript
5 50 (22.42%) PowerShell
6 43 (19.28%) Bash Shell
7 41 (18.39%) C++
8 35 (15.70%) Perl
9 33 (14.80%) Ruby
10 31 (13.90%) C
10 31 (13.90%) C#
11 9 (4.04%) PHP
12 8 (3.59%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.79%) Fortran
14 3 (1.35%) Go
15 2 (0.90%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.90%) VBScript
16 1 (0.45%) Ada
16 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (30.04%) Degree
2 32 (14.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.69%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.90%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PMP
7 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.45%) CEH
8 1 (0.45%) CISM
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) SLA
2 5 (2.24%) QA
2 5 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.90%) JTAG
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (26.01%) Docker
2 29 (13.00%) Ceph
3 18 (8.07%) Active Directory
3 18 (8.07%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (6.73%) vSphere
5 14 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.69%) vCloud
8 4 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.45%) Firmware
10 1 (0.45%) iptables
10 1 (0.45%) NFS
10 1 (0.45%) Squid
10 1 (0.45%) Varnish
10 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 74 (33.18%) Puppet
2 50 (22.42%) Ansible
3 44 (19.73%) Kubernetes
4 43 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.59%) Terraform
6 5 (2.24%) vRealize
7 4 (1.79%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.35%) SCCM
9 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.90%) Consul
9 2 (0.90%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.45%) Graphite
10 1 (0.45%) logstash
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.45%) QRadar
10 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 47 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.66%) Google
3 23 (10.31%) VMware
4 18 (8.07%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.83%) IBM
6 12 (5.38%) Oracle
6 12 (5.38%) Splunk
7 11 (4.93%) F5
8 10 (4.48%) NetApp
9 6 (2.69%) Cisco
9 6 (2.69%) Citrix
9 6 (2.69%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.24%) Apple
11 4 (1.79%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.79%) BMC
11 4 (1.79%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.79%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.79%) WorldPay
12 3 (1.35%) HP
13 2 (0.90%) SAP