Period
to 18 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 552 773 853
Rank change year-on-year +221 +80 +55
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 137 271 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 102 203 189
Median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +13.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £70,125 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +10.00%

CMDB is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18,313 51,283 61,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.37% 39.20% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14,588 38,724 47,642
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in England

CMDB
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CMDB in England.

Salary trend for CMDB in England

CMDB
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMDB in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for CMDB in England

CMDB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
South East +189 53 £70,000 +36.59% 4
London +231 46 £51,250 -0.49% 4
North of England +163 15 £61,250 +28.95% 2
North West +136 15 £61,250 +53.88% 2
Midlands +100 12 £60,000 +33.33% 8
West Midlands +92 11 £60,000 +20.00% 8
East of England +134 8 £33,000 -40.00%
South West +120 2 - - 1
East Midlands +74 1 £18,813 -26.22%
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT jobs citing CMDB 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 England region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 61 (44.53%) Configuration Management
2 57 (41.61%) ITIL
3 55 (40.15%) ITSM
4 52 (37.96%) Microsoft
5 48 (35.04%) ServiceNow
6 44 (32.12%) Security Cleared
7 41 (29.93%) Windows
8 35 (25.55%) HP
9 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (24.09%) Service Management
11 30 (21.90%) Asset Management
12 25 (18.25%) SCCM
12 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
13 24 (17.52%) Remedy ITSM
13 24 (17.52%) Windows 10
13 24 (17.52%) Remedy
14 23 (16.79%) BMC
15 22 (16.06%) LDAP
15 22 (16.06%) VMware
15 22 (16.06%) Performance Monitoring
15 22 (16.06%) Degree
16 21 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (15.33%) Change Management
16 21 (15.33%) XML
16 21 (15.33%) HTML
16 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
16 21 (15.33%) Active Directory
16 21 (15.33%) Customer Requirements
17 20 (14.60%) Web Services
17 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Excel

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (2.19%) CMS
1 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (12.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (17.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (4.38%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.14%) SaaS
2 10 (7.30%) AWS
2 10 (7.30%) Azure
3 6 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.92%) Office 365
5 3 (2.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) SSL
1 18 (13.14%) VPN
2 15 (10.95%) LAN
3 14 (10.22%) DHCP
3 14 (10.22%) DNS
4 13 (9.49%) WLAN
5 3 (2.19%) Firewall
5 3 (2.19%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.38%) OLTP
4 3 (2.19%) Power BI
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.73%) DB2
5 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Firebug
General
1 16 (11.68%) Finance
2 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.73%) Back Office
3 1 (0.73%) Banking
3 1 (0.73%) French Language
3 1 (0.73%) Law
3 1 (0.73%) Legal
3 1 (0.73%) Local Government
3 1 (0.73%) Military
3 1 (0.73%) Police
3 1 (0.73%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (15.33%) Consultant
2 19 (13.87%) Administrator
3 16 (11.68%) Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Senior Consultant
4 15 (10.95%) Remedy Consultant
4 15 (10.95%) Senior Remedy Consultant
4 15 (10.95%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 15 (10.95%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (9.49%) Wintel Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) IT Support
7 11 (8.03%) Configuration Analyst
8 10 (7.30%) Architect
8 10 (7.30%) ITSM Consultant
8 10 (7.30%) Senior ITSM Consultant
9 9 (6.57%) Developer
10 6 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.38%) Cloud Administrator
10 6 (4.38%) DBA
10 6 (4.38%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.06%) LDAP
2 21 (15.33%) HTML
2 21 (15.33%) XML
3 20 (14.60%) Ajax
3 20 (14.60%) Web Services
4 19 (13.87%) CSS
4 19 (13.87%) SOAP
5 3 (2.19%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.73%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Driving Licence
2 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.73%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.73%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.73%) NHS
7 1 (0.73%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.93%) Windows
2 24 (17.52%) Windows 10
3 17 (12.41%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.49%) Windows 7
4 13 (9.49%) Windows XP
5 8 (5.84%) Linux
6 5 (3.65%) Unix
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.53%) Configuration Management
2 57 (41.61%) ITIL
3 55 (40.15%) ITSM
4 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (24.09%) Service Management
6 30 (21.90%) Asset Management
7 22 (16.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 21 (15.33%) Change Management
8 21 (15.33%) Customer Requirements
9 19 (13.87%) Presales
9 19 (13.87%) Technical Architecture
10 18 (13.14%) Customer Engagement
10 18 (13.14%) IT Asset Management
10 18 (13.14%) ITIL V2
10 18 (13.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (13.14%) Thought Leadership
11 17 (12.41%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (10.22%) Analytics
12 14 (10.22%) Task Automation
13 13 (9.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.95%) SQL
3 13 (9.49%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (32.12%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
3 22 (16.06%) Degree
4 17 (12.41%) DV Cleared
5 13 (9.49%) CTC Cleared
5 13 (9.49%) MCP
5 13 (9.49%) MCSA
5 13 (9.49%) MCSE
5 13 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.73%) ECDL
8 1 (0.73%) ISEB
8 1 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) GDPR
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) COBIT
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 21 (15.33%) Active Directory
1 21 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.95%) Virtual Desktop
3 13 (9.49%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (9.49%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (9.49%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.19%) Docker
4 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 3 (2.19%) XenApp
4 3 (2.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (18.25%) SCCM
2 18 (13.14%) HP UCMDB
3 13 (9.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 13 (9.49%) WSUS
4 8 (5.84%) Ansible
5 7 (5.11%) SCOM
6 5 (3.65%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.19%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.19%) Terraform
8 1 (0.73%) Nagios
8 1 (0.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 52 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 48 (35.04%) ServiceNow
3 35 (25.55%) HP
4 24 (17.52%) Remedy
5 23 (16.79%) BMC
6 22 (16.06%) VMware
7 16 (11.68%) Dell
8 7 (5.11%) Splunk
9 6 (4.38%) Cisco
9 6 (4.38%) Sage
9 6 (4.38%) Snow
10 5 (3.65%) Dynatrace
11 4 (2.92%) Apple
11 4 (2.92%) Rapid7
11 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.19%) EqualLogic
12 3 (2.19%) Symantec
12 3 (2.19%) Tableau
12 3 (2.19%) Veeam