Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 176 191
Rank change year-on-year +27 +15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 3,644 3,367 3,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.22% 2.02% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.22% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,821 2,529 2,763
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 149,061 151,507 172,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.67% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,997 123,028 145,152
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in England

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in England

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in England

Configuration Management
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
London -2 1,646 £67,500 +3.85% 209
North of England +30 664 £46,375 -7.25% 81
South East +12 621 £52,500 +5.00% 73
North West +18 327 £45,000 -10.00% 43
Yorkshire +34 284 £45,000 -18.18% 27
East of England +4 239 £50,000 - 43
Midlands +59 236 £50,000 +25.00% 45
South West +46 222 £45,000 -5.26% 49
West Midlands +23 136 £55,000 +37.50% 31
East Midlands +71 99 £45,000 -5.26% 14
North East +12 54 £50,000 +43.58% 11
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1,875 (51.45%) DevOps
2 1,747 (47.94%) Linux
3 1,528 (41.93%) Puppet
4 1,505 (41.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1,495 (41.03%) Python
6 1,378 (37.82%) Ansible
7 1,299 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
8 1,222 (33.53%) Opscode Chef
9 1,050 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
10 1,044 (28.65%) Jenkins
11 1,012 (27.77%) Docker
12 947 (25.99%) Windows
13 923 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 822 (22.56%) Java
15 701 (19.24%) Bash Shell
16 699 (19.18%) Ruby
17 697 (19.13%) Finance
18 663 (18.19%) Terraform
19 625 (17.15%) SQL
20 611 (16.77%) Microsoft
21 598 (16.41%) Kubernetes
22 562 (15.42%) Git (software)
23 544 (14.93%) PowerShell
24 536 (14.71%) ITIL
25 516 (14.16%) VMware
26 512 (14.05%) Software Engineering
27 498 (13.67%) Web Services
28 464 (12.73%) Degree
29 451 (12.38%) Test Automation
30 444 (12.18%) Problem-Solving

Configuration Management
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
1 256 (7.03%) Apache
2 183 (5.02%) OpenStack
3 164 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 162 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
5 132 (3.62%) nginx
6 117 (3.21%) IIS
7 104 (2.85%) Apache Spark
8 80 (2.20%) Confluence
9 78 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 72 (1.98%) CloudStack
11 50 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 49 (1.34%) JBoss
12 49 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 43 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
14 41 (1.13%) Apache Solr
15 36 (0.99%) MS Exchange
16 35 (0.96%) CMS
17 21 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (0.55%) Drupal
19 18 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 89 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.47%) Simulink
5 15 (0.41%) Autodesk Inventor
6 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.33%) Stateflow
8 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.19%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.027%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.027%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.027%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 27 (0.74%) SAP MM
2 26 (0.71%) SAP PLM
3 21 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.41%) Elite 3E
6 15 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 15 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (0.41%) SAP GTS
6 15 (0.41%) SAP HR
6 15 (0.41%) SAP PM
6 15 (0.41%) SAP PS
6 15 (0.41%) SAP R/3
6 15 (0.41%) Workfront
7 14 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
8 12 (0.33%) MetaTrader
9 11 (0.30%) SAP EHS
9 11 (0.30%) SAP ERP
9 11 (0.30%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 1,505 (41.30%) Amazon AWS
2 923 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 286 (7.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 265 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 185 (5.08%) Serverless
6 179 (4.91%) SaaS
7 164 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
8 134 (3.68%) IaaS
9 127 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
9 127 (3.49%) PaaS
10 116 (3.18%) Amazon S3
11 107 (2.94%) GitHub
12 84 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 82 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
14 73 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
15 69 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 68 (1.87%) OpenShift
17 63 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
18 58 (1.59%) Office 365
19 47 (1.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 330 (9.06%) Firewall
2 289 (7.93%) DNS
3 273 (7.49%) TCP/IP
4 167 (4.58%) Internet
5 136 (3.73%) VPN
6 125 (3.43%) HTTP
7 121 (3.32%) WAN
8 113 (3.10%) LAN
9 88 (2.41%) SSL
10 67 (1.84%) SAN
11 63 (1.73%) Network Security
12 44 (1.21%) DHCP
13 41 (1.13%) BGP
13 41 (1.13%) SMTP
14 39 (1.07%) VoIP
15 38 (1.04%) Ethernet
16 37 (1.02%) Wireless
17 35 (0.96%) OSPF
18 34 (0.93%) NAS
19 32 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 303 (8.32%) MySQL
3 225 (6.17%) Big Data
4 208 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 158 (4.34%) MongoDB
6 150 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 122 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 101 (2.77%) Relational Database
9 99 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 98 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
11 81 (2.22%) Redis
12 66 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 66 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 54 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 53 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (1.40%) Data Lake
16 50 (1.37%) Apache Hive
17 48 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 47 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 41 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,044 (28.65%) Jenkins
2 562 (15.42%) Git (software)
3 276 (7.57%) JIRA
4 247 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 207 (5.68%) Vagrant
6 203 (5.57%) TeamCity
7 169 (4.64%) Selenium
8 149 (4.09%) Subversion
9 129 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 119 (3.27%) Maven
11 109 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 86 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
13 83 (2.28%) Hudson
14 77 (2.11%) Bitbucket
15 71 (1.95%) GitLab
15 71 (1.95%) MSBuild
16 64 (1.76%) JUnit
17 61 (1.67%) Cucumber
18 57 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
19 56 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 697 (19.13%) Finance
2 215 (5.90%) Retail
3 163 (4.47%) Banking
4 99 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 68 (1.87%) Front Office
6 56 (1.54%) Games
7 53 (1.45%) Law
8 52 (1.43%) Legal
9 50 (1.37%) Publishing
10 45 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 43 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 42 (1.15%) Aerospace
13 31 (0.85%) Electronics
13 31 (0.85%) Marketing
14 30 (0.82%) Automotive
15 28 (0.77%) Back Office
15 28 (0.77%) Billing
16 23 (0.63%) Military
17 20 (0.55%) Advertising
18 19 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,135 (31.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 347 (9.52%) Developer
3 336 (9.22%) AWS Engineer
4 312 (8.56%) Linux Engineer
5 300 (8.23%) AWS DevOps
6 268 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 245 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 233 (6.39%) Analyst
9 232 (6.37%) Architect
10 230 (6.31%) Administrator
11 217 (5.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 215 (5.90%) Senior DevOps
13 193 (5.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 183 (5.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 149 (4.09%) Platform Engineer
16 147 (4.03%) Software Engineer
17 138 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
18 134 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
19 130 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 126 (3.46%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (13.67%) Web Services
2 317 (8.70%) .NET
3 198 (5.43%) Node.js
4 184 (5.05%) REST
5 142 (3.90%) LAMP
6 137 (3.76%) JSON
7 132 (3.62%) Middleware
8 129 (3.54%) HTML
9 126 (3.46%) J2EE
10 118 (3.24%) XML
11 110 (3.02%) Elastic Stack
12 108 (2.96%) Kafka
13 101 (2.77%) CSS
14 95 (2.61%) AngularJS
15 94 (2.58%) SOAP
16 85 (2.33%) Spring
17 84 (2.31%) RESTful
18 81 (2.22%) React
19 70 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
20 65 (1.78%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 316 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 273 (7.49%) Public Cloud
3 234 (6.42%) Data Centre
4 219 (6.01%) Computer Science
5 197 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 159 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
7 138 (3.79%) Fintech
8 121 (3.32%) CMDB
9 98 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
10 90 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 81 (2.22%) Replication
12 80 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
13 79 (2.17%) Private Cloud
14 77 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
15 74 (2.03%) Hedge funds
16 58 (1.59%) User Experience
17 43 (1.18%) Driving Licence
18 41 (1.13%) Cloud Native
19 39 (1.07%) Algorithms
20 38 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,747 (47.94%) Linux
2 947 (25.99%) Windows
3 369 (10.13%) Unix
4 269 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 254 (6.97%) Windows Server
6 233 (6.39%) CentOS
7 116 (3.18%) Ubuntu
8 89 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 82 (2.25%) Debian
10 74 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (1.32%) Solaris
12 38 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 38 (1.04%) VMS
13 33 (0.91%) Android
14 23 (0.63%) CoreOS
15 19 (0.52%) Fedora
16 18 (0.49%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.47%) DC/OS
18 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,875 (51.45%) DevOps
2 1,299 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,050 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
4 536 (14.71%) ITIL
5 512 (14.05%) Software Engineering
6 451 (12.38%) Test Automation
7 444 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
8 431 (11.83%) Open Source
9 430 (11.80%) Scrum
10 411 (11.28%) Deployment Automation
11 403 (11.06%) Microservices
12 309 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 290 (7.96%) Change Management
14 286 (7.85%) TDD
15 283 (7.77%) Service Management
16 257 (7.05%) Mentoring
17 255 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 234 (6.42%) SDLC
19 226 (6.20%) High Availability
20 211 (5.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,495 (41.03%) Python
2 822 (22.56%) Java
3 701 (19.24%) Bash Shell
4 699 (19.18%) Ruby
5 625 (17.15%) SQL
6 544 (14.93%) PowerShell
7 392 (10.76%) Perl
8 315 (8.64%) C#
9 305 (8.37%) JavaScript
10 230 (6.31%) Shell Script
11 214 (5.87%) Go
12 202 (5.54%) PHP
13 196 (5.38%) C
14 177 (4.86%) C++
15 70 (1.92%) R
16 53 (1.45%) Groovy
17 49 (1.34%) Scala
17 49 (1.34%) T-SQL
18 29 (0.80%) Java 8
18 29 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 464 (12.73%) Degree
2 175 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 101 (2.77%) AWS Certification
4 99 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 87 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 86 (2.36%) MCSE
7 79 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 60 (1.65%) RHCE
9 58 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 55 (1.51%) Master's Degree
11 52 (1.43%) MCSA
12 50 (1.37%) DV Cleared
13 47 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
13 47 (1.29%) CISSP
13 47 (1.29%) ISTQB
14 44 (1.21%) RHCSA
15 37 (1.02%) CCNA
16 36 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 36 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
17 30 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (6.01%) QA
2 137 (3.76%) GCP
3 128 (3.51%) SLA
4 85 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 53 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (0.96%) PMO
7 33 (0.91%) GDPR
8 31 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 27 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 24 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (0.63%) ISO 9001
12 18 (0.49%) MISRA
13 10 (0.27%) DO-178B
14 9 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
15 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
16 7 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
16 7 (0.19%) HAZOP
17 6 (0.16%) DICOM
18 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 5 (0.14%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1,012 (27.77%) Docker
2 380 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 267 (7.33%) Active Directory
4 116 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
5 107 (2.94%) vSphere
6 104 (2.85%) Hyper-V
7 74 (2.03%) KVM
8 65 (1.78%) VirtualBox
9 55 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 48 (1.32%) Xen
11 34 (0.93%) XenServer
12 33 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
13 31 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 31 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
14 25 (0.69%) HDFS
14 25 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
15 23 (0.63%) Apache Flume
15 23 (0.63%) Firmware
16 19 (0.52%) Varnish
17 16 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1,528 (41.93%) Puppet
2 1,378 (37.82%) Ansible
3 1,222 (33.53%) Opscode Chef
4 663 (18.19%) Terraform
5 598 (16.41%) Kubernetes
6 252 (6.92%) Salt
7 202 (5.54%) Nagios
8 146 (4.01%) Packer
9 142 (3.90%) Docker Swarm
10 96 (2.63%) ZABBIX
11 86 (2.36%) Kibana
12 84 (2.31%) logstash
13 78 (2.14%) Grafana
14 73 (2.00%) SCCM
15 67 (1.84%) Graphite
16 64 (1.76%) Consul
17 60 (1.65%) Rancher
18 55 (1.51%) Cobbler
19 47 (1.29%) vCenter Server
20 42 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 611 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 516 (14.16%) VMware
3 365 (10.02%) Oracle
4 306 (8.40%) Red Hat
5 298 (8.18%) Google
6 172 (4.72%) Cisco
7 152 (4.17%) Splunk
8 119 (3.27%) SAP
9 114 (3.13%) IBM
10 112 (3.07%) ServiceNow
11 104 (2.85%) New Relic
12 102 (2.80%) SaltStack
13 96 (2.63%) Citrix
14 78 (2.14%) Atlassian
15 66 (1.81%) BMC
16 53 (1.45%) Cloudera
17 51 (1.40%) SolarWinds
18 49 (1.34%) Capita
19 47 (1.29%) F5
20 44 (1.21%) HP