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

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 173 190
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 3,236 3,507 3,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.08% 2.11% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.31% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,527 2,610 2,723
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 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 141,408 151,885 166,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 113,406 120,758 140,303
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 September 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 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
London -16 1,486 £68,000 +4.62% 169
North of England +34 613 £50,000 - 76
South East +2 547 £52,500 - 83
North West +20 321 £51,250 +7.89% 42
Yorkshire +50 247 £50,000 -9.09% 25
Midlands +22 205 £50,000 +17.65% 43
East of England -9 182 £48,000 -4.00% 42
South West +22 179 £46,000 -8.00% 53
West Midlands -23 114 £55,000 +29.41% 30
East Midlands +61 91 £45,000 -21.74% 13
North East +22 79 £55,000 +29.41% 9
Configuration Management
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1,704 (52.66%) DevOps
2 1,605 (49.60%) Linux
3 1,453 (44.90%) Puppet
4 1,389 (42.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1,361 (42.06%) Python
6 1,337 (41.32%) Ansible
7 1,165 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1,159 (35.82%) Opscode Chef
9 1,031 (31.86%) Docker
10 957 (29.57%) Jenkins
11 947 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
12 907 (28.03%) Microsoft Azure
13 798 (24.66%) Windows
14 693 (21.42%) Java
15 687 (21.23%) Bash Shell
16 676 (20.89%) Kubernetes
17 664 (20.52%) Ruby
18 647 (19.99%) Terraform
19 629 (19.44%) Finance
20 545 (16.84%) SQL
21 520 (16.07%) Git (software)
22 517 (15.98%) Microsoft
23 515 (15.91%) ITIL
24 493 (15.23%) VMware
25 456 (14.09%) PowerShell
26 414 (12.79%) Degree
27 405 (12.52%) Open Source
28 364 (11.25%) Unix
29 363 (11.22%) Software Engineering
30 360 (11.12%) 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
1 184 (5.69%) Apache
2 160 (4.94%) OpenStack
3 146 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 136 (4.20%) Tomcat
5 93 (2.87%) Apache Spark
6 89 (2.75%) SharePoint
7 83 (2.56%) IIS
8 81 (2.50%) Confluence
9 70 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 65 (2.01%) JBoss
11 60 (1.85%) nginx
12 58 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 55 (1.70%) CloudStack
14 38 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
15 35 (1.08%) Apache Solr
15 35 (1.08%) MS Exchange
16 24 (0.74%) CMS
17 22 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
19 20 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.37%) Simulink
7 11 (0.34%) Stateflow
8 7 (0.22%) TargetLink
9 6 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
10 5 (0.15%) HipChat
11 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.031%) Avid Media Composer
12 1 (0.031%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 18 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
1 18 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 18 (0.56%) SAP MM
2 16 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.31%) SAP PLM
5 7 (0.22%) assyst
5 7 (0.22%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.19%) Magento
6 6 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.19%) SAP GTS
6 6 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.19%) SAP PM
6 6 (0.19%) SAP PS
6 6 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 6 (0.19%) SAP WM
6 6 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
7 5 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,389 (42.92%) Amazon AWS
2 907 (28.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 355 (10.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 219 (6.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 174 (5.38%) SaaS
6 156 (4.82%) Serverless
7 144 (4.45%) PaaS
8 126 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
9 121 (3.74%) IaaS
10 107 (3.31%) GitHub
11 102 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
12 101 (3.12%) Amazon S3
13 94 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
14 79 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
15 77 (2.38%) OpenShift
16 72 (2.22%) Office 365
17 58 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 48 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
19 45 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 44 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 317 (9.80%) Firewall
2 216 (6.67%) DNS
3 195 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 149 (4.60%) Internet
5 123 (3.80%) VPN
6 116 (3.58%) WAN
7 107 (3.31%) LAN
8 89 (2.75%) HTTP
9 78 (2.41%) SSL
10 59 (1.82%) SAN
11 54 (1.67%) DHCP
12 48 (1.48%) Network Security
13 44 (1.36%) VoIP
14 41 (1.27%) BGP
15 39 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
16 37 (1.14%) Wireless
17 36 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
17 36 (1.11%) VLAN
18 34 (1.05%) OSPF
19 32 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 254 (7.85%) MySQL
3 182 (5.62%) Big Data
4 175 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 129 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
6 118 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 107 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 90 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 83 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
10 76 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 64 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 47 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (1.42%) Redis
14 45 (1.39%) Apache Hive
14 45 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
15 44 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 41 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
17 40 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 39 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 957 (29.57%) Jenkins
2 520 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 264 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 236 (7.29%) JIRA
5 211 (6.52%) TeamCity
6 194 (6.00%) Vagrant
7 180 (5.56%) Subversion
8 163 (5.04%) Maven
9 128 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 118 (3.65%) Selenium
11 83 (2.56%) Hudson
12 75 (2.32%) Bitbucket
12 75 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
13 72 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 71 (2.19%) GitLab
15 60 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
16 59 (1.82%) Ant
17 58 (1.79%) Gradle
18 57 (1.76%) Travis CI
19 47 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 629 (19.44%) Finance
2 186 (5.75%) Retail
3 172 (5.32%) Banking
4 72 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 59 (1.82%) Games
5 59 (1.82%) Law
6 53 (1.64%) Legal
7 52 (1.61%) Front Office
8 44 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 40 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.96%) Back Office
12 30 (0.93%) Marketing
12 30 (0.93%) Publishing
13 23 (0.71%) Automotive
14 19 (0.59%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.59%) Electronics
15 17 (0.53%) Advertising
16 12 (0.37%) Billing
17 9 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,045 (32.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 297 (9.18%) Developer
3 267 (8.25%) Linux Engineer
4 256 (7.91%) AWS Engineer
5 247 (7.63%) Administrator
6 230 (7.11%) AWS DevOps
7 223 (6.89%) Senior DevOps
8 204 (6.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 194 (6.00%) Analyst
10 190 (5.87%) Architect
10 190 (5.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 176 (5.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 168 (5.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 162 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
14 154 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 146 (4.51%) Platform Engineer
16 140 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
17 119 (3.68%) Lead DevOps
17 119 (3.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 119 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (11.12%) Web Services
2 255 (7.88%) .NET
3 183 (5.66%) Node.js
4 146 (4.51%) REST
5 116 (3.58%) HTML
5 116 (3.58%) JSON
6 111 (3.43%) Elastic Stack
7 106 (3.28%) LAMP
8 98 (3.03%) CSS
9 92 (2.84%) Kafka
10 89 (2.75%) J2EE
10 89 (2.75%) XML
11 80 (2.47%) Spring
12 77 (2.38%) Middleware
13 75 (2.32%) SOAP
14 68 (2.10%) React
15 64 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
16 63 (1.95%) AngularJS
17 62 (1.92%) RESTful
18 45 (1.39%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 281 (8.68%) Data Centre
2 253 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 235 (7.26%) Public Cloud
4 197 (6.09%) Computer Science
5 182 (5.62%) Management Information System
6 168 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
7 130 (4.02%) Fintech
8 116 (3.58%) CMDB
9 90 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
10 76 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
11 68 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
12 65 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
13 59 (1.82%) Replication
13 59 (1.82%) User Experience
14 58 (1.79%) Hedge funds
15 57 (1.76%) Private Cloud
16 53 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 47 (1.45%) Cloud Native
18 44 (1.36%) Clustering
19 39 (1.21%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,605 (49.60%) Linux
2 798 (24.66%) Windows
3 364 (11.25%) Unix
4 244 (7.54%) CentOS
5 232 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 226 (6.98%) Windows Server
7 143 (4.42%) Ubuntu
8 113 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 75 (2.32%) Debian
10 69 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 45 (1.39%) Solaris
12 37 (1.14%) Android
12 37 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 37 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (1.11%) Windows 10
13 36 (1.11%) Windows 7
14 32 (0.99%) Fedora
15 25 (0.77%) VMS
16 16 (0.49%) DC/OS
16 16 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,704 (52.66%) DevOps
2 1,165 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 947 (29.26%) Continuous Integration
4 515 (15.91%) ITIL
5 405 (12.52%) Open Source
6 363 (11.22%) Software Engineering
7 356 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
8 352 (10.88%) Scrum
9 349 (10.78%) Test Automation
10 339 (10.48%) Deployment Automation
11 325 (10.04%) Microservices
12 284 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 252 (7.79%) TDD
14 230 (7.11%) Change Management
14 230 (7.11%) High Availability
15 223 (6.89%) Service Management
16 211 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 209 (6.46%) Mentoring
18 208 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 187 (5.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,361 (42.06%) Python
2 693 (21.42%) Java
3 687 (21.23%) Bash Shell
4 664 (20.52%) Ruby
5 545 (16.84%) SQL
6 456 (14.09%) PowerShell
7 334 (10.32%) Perl
8 264 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 254 (7.85%) C#
10 243 (7.51%) Go
11 193 (5.96%) Shell Script
12 163 (5.04%) PHP
13 134 (4.14%) C
14 106 (3.28%) C++
15 57 (1.76%) R
16 53 (1.64%) Scala
17 38 (1.17%) Groovy
17 38 (1.17%) Korn
18 29 (0.90%) T-SQL
19 26 (0.80%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 414 (12.79%) Degree
2 150 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 97 (3.00%) AWS Certification
4 82 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 66 (2.04%) MCSE
6 65 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 59 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 59 (1.82%) RHCE
8 58 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 51 (1.58%) CISSP
10 48 (1.48%) Master's Degree
10 48 (1.48%) RHCSA
11 47 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
12 46 (1.42%) DV Cleared
13 40 (1.24%) MCSA
14 39 (1.21%) CCNA
15 34 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
16 32 (0.99%) ISTQB
17 24 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 23 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (5.53%) QA
2 122 (3.77%) SLA
3 58 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 51 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (1.24%) GDPR
6 34 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (0.74%) PMO
9 20 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 16 (0.49%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.31%) DICOM
12 8 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 8 (0.25%) MISRA
13 7 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.22%) HAZOP
14 6 (0.19%) COBIT
15 5 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
15 5 (0.15%) DO-178B
16 3 (0.093%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,031 (31.86%) Docker
2 354 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 273 (8.44%) Active Directory
4 133 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 104 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
6 89 (2.75%) vSphere
7 76 (2.35%) VirtualBox
8 64 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
9 59 (1.82%) Xen
10 51 (1.58%) KVM
11 40 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 28 (0.87%) XenServer
13 25 (0.77%) HDFS
14 22 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (0.65%) LXC
16 20 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
17 19 (0.59%) Firmware
17 19 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
18 16 (0.49%) Apache Flume
19 15 (0.46%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1,453 (44.90%) Puppet
2 1,337 (41.32%) Ansible
3 1,159 (35.82%) Opscode Chef
4 676 (20.89%) Kubernetes
5 647 (19.99%) Terraform
6 257 (7.94%) Salt
7 204 (6.30%) Docker Swarm
8 176 (5.44%) Nagios
9 152 (4.70%) Packer
10 135 (4.17%) ZABBIX
11 94 (2.90%) Grafana
12 92 (2.84%) Consul
13 91 (2.81%) Graphite
14 72 (2.22%) Prometheus
15 71 (2.19%) SCCM
16 64 (1.98%) Cobbler
17 56 (1.73%) Kibana
18 54 (1.67%) logstash
19 53 (1.64%) Opsview
20 52 (1.61%) Rancher
Vendors
1 517 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 493 (15.23%) VMware
3 351 (10.85%) Google
4 332 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 273 (8.44%) Oracle
6 141 (4.36%) Cisco
7 129 (3.99%) Splunk
8 116 (3.58%) IBM
9 105 (3.24%) ServiceNow
10 93 (2.87%) SAP
11 80 (2.47%) New Relic
12 76 (2.35%) Atlassian
13 74 (2.29%) Citrix
13 74 (2.29%) SaltStack
14 57 (1.76%) SolarWinds
15 56 (1.73%) Hortonworks
16 50 (1.55%) Cloudera
17 47 (1.45%) Remedy
18 42 (1.30%) BMC
19 36 (1.11%) EMC