Period
to 16 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 162 167
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +41
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 3,108 3,567 3,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.22% 2.17% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.36% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,380 2,845 2,749
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,200 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 128,329 151,276 151,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.73% 91.83% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 102,215 123,925 125,779
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -18 1,369 £67,500 +3.85% 215
South East +38 612 £56,600 +13.20% 132
North of England +23 495 £55,000 +10.00% 109
North West +39 294 £55,000 +10.00% 64
Midlands +35 249 £47,500 -5.00% 48
South West +9 208 £47,500 +5.56% 73
West Midlands +56 180 £45,000 -10.00% 36
Yorkshire -7 171 £55,000 +4.76% 35
East of England -5 160 £50,000 -9.09% 54
East Midlands -5 69 £52,500 +2.44% 12
North East +42 57 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 1,638 (52.70%) DevOps
2 1,486 (47.81%) Linux
3 1,347 (43.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1,328 (42.73%) Puppet
5 1,289 (41.47%) Ansible
6 1,210 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
7 1,201 (38.64%) Python
8 933 (30.02%) Jenkins
9 927 (29.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 922 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
11 912 (29.34%) Docker
12 786 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
13 756 (24.32%) Windows
14 733 (23.58%) Java
15 690 (22.20%) Kubernetes
16 678 (21.81%) Bash Shell
17 615 (19.79%) Terraform
18 601 (19.34%) Finance
19 598 (19.24%) Git (software)
20 509 (16.38%) Microsoft
21 507 (16.31%) SQL
22 505 (16.25%) Ruby
23 477 (15.35%) ITIL
24 453 (14.58%) Degree
24 453 (14.58%) PowerShell
25 419 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
26 413 (13.29%) VMware
27 404 (13.00%) Open Source
28 354 (11.39%) .NET
29 352 (11.33%) Web Services

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
1 277 (8.91%) Apache
2 136 (4.38%) Apache Spark
3 133 (4.28%) Tomcat
4 130 (4.18%) IIS
5 101 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
6 94 (3.02%) SharePoint
7 89 (2.86%) nginx
8 85 (2.73%) Confluence
9 69 (2.22%) JBoss
10 51 (1.64%) OpenStack
11 50 (1.61%) WebLogic
12 44 (1.42%) CMS
13 40 (1.29%) MS Exchange
13 40 (1.29%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 25 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 83 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.61%) Autodesk Inventor
4 18 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.19%) Snapchat
6 5 (0.16%) HipChat
7 3 (0.097%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.097%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.097%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.097%) Simulink
7 3 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.097%) Stateflow
7 3 (0.097%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.064%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.064%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.064%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.064%) SPSS
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 27 (0.87%) SAP FI
2 26 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 26 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (0.71%) SAP HR
4 20 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 19 (0.61%) SAP GTS
5 19 (0.61%) SAP MM
5 19 (0.61%) SAP PM
5 19 (0.61%) SAP PS
5 19 (0.61%) SAP R/3
6 13 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
7 9 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
8 8 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.19%) Workfront
11 4 (0.13%) Magento
12 3 (0.097%) SAP Payroll
13 2 (0.064%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1,347 (43.34%) Amazon AWS
2 927 (29.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 342 (11.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 256 (8.24%) SaaS
5 191 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 172 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
7 157 (5.05%) PaaS
8 156 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
9 140 (4.50%) GitHub
10 133 (4.28%) IaaS
11 119 (3.83%) Serverless
12 111 (3.57%) Office 365
13 90 (2.90%) Amazon S3
14 69 (2.22%) OpenShift
15 67 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
16 61 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
17 59 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
18 46 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 45 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 41 (1.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 337 (10.84%) Firewall
2 254 (8.17%) DNS
3 178 (5.73%) TCP/IP
4 141 (4.54%) Internet
5 93 (2.99%) VLAN
6 87 (2.80%) WAN
7 85 (2.73%) LAN
7 85 (2.73%) SAN
7 85 (2.73%) SSL
8 81 (2.61%) HTTP
9 70 (2.25%) VPN
10 69 (2.22%) DHCP
11 50 (1.61%) VoIP
12 46 (1.48%) iSCSI
13 43 (1.38%) Network Security
14 32 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (1.03%) Wireless
15 25 (0.80%) RTMP
15 25 (0.80%) RTSP
16 22 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 238 (7.66%) MySQL
3 209 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 175 (5.63%) Big Data
5 168 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 157 (5.05%) Hadoop
7 150 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
8 112 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 91 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
10 66 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 51 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
12 49 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 43 (1.38%) Amazon Athena
13 43 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 42 (1.35%) GIS
15 41 (1.32%) Flink
16 39 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
16 39 (1.25%) RDBMS
16 39 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 933 (30.02%) Jenkins
2 598 (19.24%) Git (software)
3 281 (9.04%) Maven
4 272 (8.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 264 (8.49%) JIRA
6 253 (8.14%) TeamCity
7 204 (6.56%) Subversion
8 152 (4.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 147 (4.73%) Vagrant
10 145 (4.67%) Selenium
11 143 (4.60%) Gradle
12 140 (4.50%) Visual Studio Team System
13 122 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 113 (3.64%) Ant
15 82 (2.64%) Hudson
16 80 (2.57%) Travis CI
17 67 (2.16%) GitLab
18 65 (2.09%) Visual Studio
19 54 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
20 50 (1.61%) Bitbucket
General
1 601 (19.34%) Finance
2 160 (5.15%) Banking
3 103 (3.31%) Retail
4 92 (2.96%) Financial Institution
5 61 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 54 (1.74%) Marketing
7 40 (1.29%) Advertising
7 40 (1.29%) Law
8 35 (1.13%) Games
9 32 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 30 (0.97%) Military
11 28 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 27 (0.87%) Electronics
13 25 (0.80%) Legal
14 21 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.55%) Back Office
16 13 (0.42%) Automotive
17 8 (0.26%) Publishing
18 6 (0.19%) Front Office
18 6 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 979 (31.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 274 (8.82%) Developer
3 251 (8.08%) Linux Engineer
4 242 (7.79%) AWS Engineer
5 231 (7.43%) Cloud Engineer
6 222 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
7 217 (6.98%) Analyst
8 199 (6.40%) AWS DevOps
9 183 (5.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 179 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 175 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 167 (5.37%) Administrator
12 167 (5.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 162 (5.21%) Architect
14 143 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 143 (4.60%) Software Engineer
15 142 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
16 132 (4.25%) Platform Engineer
17 117 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
18 99 (3.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (11.39%) .NET
2 352 (11.33%) Web Services
3 172 (5.53%) Elastic Stack
4 159 (5.12%) Kafka
5 143 (4.60%) Node.js
6 118 (3.80%) JSON
7 101 (3.25%) LAMP
8 93 (2.99%) HTML
9 92 (2.96%) REST
9 92 (2.96%) Spring
10 90 (2.90%) CSS
11 88 (2.83%) XML
12 71 (2.28%) React
13 62 (1.99%) ASP.NET
14 61 (1.96%) RESTful
15 57 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
16 56 (1.80%) Spark Streaming
17 46 (1.48%) AngularJS
18 43 (1.38%) Middleware
19 40 (1.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 284 (9.14%) Data Centre
2 225 (7.24%) Public Cloud
3 219 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
5 149 (4.79%) Management Information System
6 116 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
7 111 (3.57%) CMDB
8 107 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
9 103 (3.31%) Fintech
10 73 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 53 (1.71%) Cloud Native
12 51 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
13 50 (1.61%) Replication
13 50 (1.61%) User Experience
14 44 (1.42%) Algorithms
15 42 (1.35%) Clustering
16 36 (1.16%) Hedge funds
17 33 (1.06%) Data Structures
17 33 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 32 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,486 (47.81%) Linux
2 756 (24.32%) Windows
3 333 (10.71%) Unix
4 291 (9.36%) Windows Server
5 252 (8.11%) CentOS
6 246 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 173 (5.57%) Ubuntu
8 106 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 66 (2.12%) Debian
9 66 (2.12%) Windows 10
10 60 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (1.90%) Windows 7
12 40 (1.29%) Apple iOS
13 36 (1.16%) Android
14 33 (1.06%) Solaris
15 29 (0.93%) Fedora
16 27 (0.87%) Mesosphere
17 24 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (0.74%) SUSE
19 18 (0.58%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,638 (52.70%) DevOps
2 1,210 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
3 786 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
4 477 (15.35%) ITIL
5 419 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
6 404 (13.00%) Open Source
7 348 (11.20%) Test Automation
8 332 (10.68%) Software Engineering
9 264 (8.49%) Microservices
10 261 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 256 (8.24%) Change Management
11 256 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
12 252 (8.11%) SDLC
13 240 (7.72%) Scrum
14 239 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 229 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 221 (7.11%) Deployment Automation
17 218 (7.01%) TDD
18 216 (6.95%) Computer Science
19 200 (6.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,201 (38.64%) Python
2 733 (23.58%) Java
3 678 (21.81%) Bash Shell
4 507 (16.31%) SQL
5 505 (16.25%) Ruby
6 453 (14.58%) PowerShell
7 302 (9.72%) Perl
8 288 (9.27%) C#
9 270 (8.69%) JavaScript
10 201 (6.47%) C
11 172 (5.53%) Go
12 163 (5.24%) PHP
13 154 (4.95%) C++
14 126 (4.05%) Shell Script
15 75 (2.41%) Scala
16 57 (1.83%) PL/SQL
17 37 (1.19%) T-SQL
18 27 (0.87%) Groovy
18 27 (0.87%) Java 8
19 22 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 453 (14.58%) Degree
2 174 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 131 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 119 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 80 (2.57%) AWS Certification
6 78 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 58 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 54 (1.74%) RHCE
9 51 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 48 (1.54%) RHCSA
11 47 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
12 46 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
13 43 (1.38%) MCSE
14 40 (1.29%) CCNA
15 39 (1.25%) ISTQB
16 30 (0.97%) MCSA
17 29 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
17 29 (0.93%) Master's Degree
18 28 (0.90%) ISEB
19 19 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (5.50%) QA
2 79 (2.54%) SLA
3 46 (1.48%) GDPR
4 38 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 25 (0.80%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.77%) HIPAA
9 17 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.45%) PMO
11 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.13%) ISO 26262
13 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.097%) COBIT
14 3 (0.097%) Def Stans
15 2 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.064%) HAZOP
15 2 (0.064%) JTAG
15 2 (0.064%) RMADS
System Software
1 912 (29.34%) Docker
2 351 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 305 (9.81%) Active Directory
4 244 (7.85%) Hyper-V
5 93 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (1.48%) VirtualBox
8 28 (0.90%) LXC
9 20 (0.64%) vSphere
10 19 (0.61%) Xen
11 16 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 15 (0.48%) DFS Replication
12 15 (0.48%) Firmware
13 14 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (0.42%) NFS
14 13 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.42%) XenServer
15 11 (0.35%) XenApp
16 10 (0.32%) HDFS
16 10 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,328 (42.73%) Puppet
2 1,289 (41.47%) Ansible
3 922 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
4 690 (22.20%) Kubernetes
5 615 (19.79%) Terraform
6 192 (6.18%) Nagios
7 186 (5.98%) Docker Swarm
8 182 (5.86%) Salt
9 139 (4.47%) Packer
10 130 (4.18%) Prometheus
11 98 (3.15%) Consul
12 96 (3.09%) Graphite
13 95 (3.06%) ZABBIX
14 91 (2.93%) Grafana
15 71 (2.28%) SCOM
16 62 (1.99%) SCCM
17 46 (1.48%) Mesos
17 46 (1.48%) Opsview
18 41 (1.32%) CFEngine
19 39 (1.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 509 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 413 (13.29%) VMware
3 305 (9.81%) Oracle
4 298 (9.59%) Google
5 285 (9.17%) Red Hat
6 195 (6.27%) Splunk
7 149 (4.79%) Atlassian
8 121 (3.89%) Cisco
9 77 (2.48%) SAP
10 74 (2.38%) IBM
11 72 (2.32%) HP
12 69 (2.22%) Citrix
13 67 (2.16%) ServiceNow
14 56 (1.80%) New Relic
15 53 (1.71%) CA Agile Central
16 50 (1.61%) Remedy
17 41 (1.32%) SolarWinds
18 39 (1.25%) SaltStack
19 35 (1.13%) Cloudera
20 34 (1.09%) Tableau