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

Configuration Management
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 167 168
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 182 218 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.65% 1.87% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.07% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 127 164 201
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,351 £41,250
90th Percentile £71,880 £62,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 9,912 10,517 11,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.73% 90.04% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,316 8,545 9,850
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,898 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Cambridgeshire -8 79 £48,000 -4.00% 11
Hertfordshire +19 58 £55,000 - 11
Bedfordshire +2 27 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Suffolk +18 13 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Essex -7 5 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Norfolk +16 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 104 (57.14%) Linux
2 64 (35.16%) DevOps
3 61 (33.52%) Windows
4 59 (32.42%) Unix
5 53 (29.12%) Data Centre
6 52 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 49 (26.92%) Puppet
8 48 (26.37%) Python
9 46 (25.27%) ITIL
10 44 (24.18%) Firewall
11 42 (23.08%) DNS
11 42 (23.08%) Ansible
12 40 (21.98%) Bash Shell
13 38 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 38 (20.88%) Finance
13 38 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (19.23%) Oracle
15 34 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (18.13%) Cisco
16 33 (18.13%) Degree
16 33 (18.13%) Management Information System
17 32 (17.58%) VMware
17 32 (17.58%) Test Automation
18 31 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (17.03%) Line Management
19 30 (16.48%) TCP/IP
20 29 (15.93%) Docker
20 29 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (15.38%) Jenkins
21 28 (15.38%) Active Directory

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 12 (6.59%) Oracle Application Server
2 8 (4.40%) Confluence
3 5 (2.75%) Apache
3 5 (2.75%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.75%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.75%) SAS
4 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.65%) IIS
5 3 (1.65%) nginx
5 3 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) JBoss
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) HipChat
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.65%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.65%) IaaS
5 3 (1.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.10%) Serverless
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.55%) Datadog
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (24.18%) Firewall
2 42 (23.08%) DNS
3 30 (16.48%) TCP/IP
4 18 (9.89%) Network Security
4 18 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (9.34%) Ethernet
5 17 (9.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (9.34%) LAN
5 17 (9.34%) VoIP
5 17 (9.34%) WAN
6 13 (7.14%) SSL
7 9 (4.95%) Frame Relay
8 7 (3.85%) VPN
9 6 (3.30%) DHCP
10 5 (2.75%) Broadband
10 5 (2.75%) Kerberos
10 5 (2.75%) SAN
11 3 (1.65%) Internet
11 3 (1.65%) SMTP
11 3 (1.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.44%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.40%) MySQL
6 7 (3.85%) Big Data
6 7 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.30%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.75%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.75%) Apache Zeppelin
8 5 (2.75%) HBase
8 5 (2.75%) Power BI
8 5 (2.75%) Sqoop
9 3 (1.65%) GIS
9 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.10%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 22 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.34%) JIRA
4 10 (5.49%) Selenium
5 7 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.30%) Maven
7 5 (2.75%) Gradle
7 5 (2.75%) Subversion
8 4 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.20%) JUnit
8 4 (2.20%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.65%) Checkstyle
9 3 (1.65%) Clang
9 3 (1.65%) CMake
9 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.65%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.10%) Hudson
10 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 38 (20.88%) Finance
2 26 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (2.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Military
5 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (17.03%) Administrator
2 26 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 26 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (13.19%) Team Leader
4 23 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.34%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (8.24%) Azure Engineer
6 15 (8.24%) Unix Administrator
7 13 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 12 (6.59%) DBA
8 12 (6.59%) Oracle DBA
9 11 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) Analyst
10 10 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Unix DBA
12 8 (4.40%) Developer
12 8 (4.40%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.34%) Middleware
2 8 (4.40%) LDAP
2 8 (4.40%) Web Services
3 6 (3.30%) .NET
4 5 (2.75%) HTML
4 5 (2.75%) Kafka
4 5 (2.75%) REST
4 5 (2.75%) SparkR
5 4 (2.20%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.65%) JSON
6 3 (1.65%) OAuth
6 3 (1.65%) POSIX
6 3 (1.65%) SAML
6 3 (1.65%) XML
7 2 (1.10%) CSS
7 2 (1.10%) Django
7 2 (1.10%) J2EE
7 2 (1.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (29.12%) Data Centre
2 33 (18.13%) Management Information System
3 23 (12.64%) Computer Science
4 22 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.89%) Public Cloud
6 17 (9.34%) Driving Licence
7 15 (8.24%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (6.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (3.30%) CMDB
10 5 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.10%) Clustering
11 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) Replication
11 2 (1.10%) User Experience
12 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (57.14%) Linux
2 61 (33.52%) Windows
3 59 (32.42%) Unix
4 19 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (9.89%) Solaris
6 16 (8.79%) CentOS
6 16 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 12 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.30%) Fedora
10 6 (3.30%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.75%) VMS
12 3 (1.65%) AIX
12 3 (1.65%) Debian
12 3 (1.65%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.55%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.16%) DevOps
2 46 (25.27%) ITIL
3 38 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (17.58%) Test Automation
5 31 (17.03%) Line Management
6 29 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 27 (14.84%) Capacity Management
9 26 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (13.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (11.54%) Coaching
12 19 (10.44%) Continuous Deployment
12 19 (10.44%) Service Management
13 18 (9.89%) Proactive Monitoring
13 18 (9.89%) Service Delivery
14 17 (9.34%) Network Management
14 17 (9.34%) Project Management
14 17 (9.34%) WAN Optimisation
15 16 (8.79%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 48 (26.37%) Python
3 40 (21.98%) Bash Shell
4 26 (14.29%) SQL
5 25 (13.74%) JavaScript
6 22 (12.09%) Perl
7 21 (11.54%) Ruby
8 17 (9.34%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.49%) Java
10 9 (4.95%) AWK
10 9 (4.95%) C
10 9 (4.95%) C-shell
10 9 (4.95%) Korn
11 5 (2.75%) C++
12 4 (2.20%) Ada
12 4 (2.20%) C#
13 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.55%) Scala
13 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (18.13%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.75%) CCNA
5 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.75%) CISSP
5 5 (2.75%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (2.75%) GIAC
5 5 (2.75%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (2.75%) MCSE
5 5 (2.75%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (2.75%) SANS
5 5 (2.75%) SSCP
6 4 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.65%) ISEB
7 3 (1.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.29%) SLA
2 18 (9.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 31 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (15.93%) Docker
3 28 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 21 (11.54%) vSphere
5 19 (10.44%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (8.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (8.24%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.30%) VirtualBox
9 6 (3.30%) Xen
10 5 (2.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (2.75%) HDFS
10 5 (2.75%) NFS
10 5 (2.75%) Samba
11 3 (1.65%) XenApp
12 2 (1.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 49 (26.92%) Puppet
2 42 (23.08%) Ansible
3 25 (13.74%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (13.19%) Kubernetes
4 24 (13.19%) vCenter Server
5 18 (9.89%) Data Guard
5 18 (9.89%) Docker Swarm
5 18 (9.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 18 (9.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 18 (9.89%) vRealize
6 17 (9.34%) Terraform
7 8 (4.40%) Nagios
8 6 (3.30%) Backup Exec
8 6 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (3.30%) OpenNMS
8 6 (3.30%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.75%) Ambari
9 5 (2.75%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (2.75%) Oozie
9 5 (2.75%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 35 (19.23%) Oracle
2 33 (18.13%) Cisco
3 32 (17.58%) VMware
4 23 (12.64%) Splunk
5 21 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 18 (9.89%) Citrix
7 17 (9.34%) Avaya
7 17 (9.34%) CheckPoint
7 17 (9.34%) Nortel
7 17 (9.34%) Riverbed
8 16 (8.79%) Intel
9 15 (8.24%) AppDynamics
9 15 (8.24%) BMC
9 15 (8.24%) F5
9 15 (8.24%) Fortinet
9 15 (8.24%) WorldPay
10 11 (6.04%) EMC
10 11 (6.04%) ServiceNow
11 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.95%) NetApp