Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 165 171
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 2,555 3,186 3,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 2.07% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.26% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,838 2,441 2,685
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +3.60% +5.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +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 116,507 141,060 151,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.13% 91.84% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92,691 113,227 120,016
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,255 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 October 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 22 October 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 +11 1,158 £67,500 - 189
South East +14 514 £58,000 +10.48% 96
North of England -70 334 £52,925 +5.85% 89
South West +19 211 £50,000 +8.70% 71
Midlands +23 177 £42,500 -13.27% 43
Yorkshire -42 153 £55,000 +4.76% 40
North West -68 147 £52,500 - 42
East of England +22 128 £50,000 +4.17% 64
West Midlands +25 110 £42,500 -22.73% 23
East Midlands +4 64 £45,000 -5.26% 17
North East -14 34 £44,367 -19.33% 7
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,269 (49.67%) DevOps
2 1,125 (44.03%) Linux
3 1,093 (42.78%) AWS
4 1,054 (41.25%) Ansible
5 1,004 (39.30%) Python
6 952 (37.26%) Puppet
7 945 (36.99%) Docker
8 905 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 890 (34.83%) Azure
10 802 (31.39%) Kubernetes
11 758 (29.67%) Windows
12 726 (28.41%) Terraform
13 695 (27.20%) Opscode Chef
14 626 (24.50%) Jenkins
15 558 (21.84%) Bash Shell
16 518 (20.27%) Java
17 513 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
18 490 (19.18%) Git (software)
19 484 (18.94%) Finance
20 458 (17.93%) PowerShell
21 455 (17.81%) Microsoft
22 449 (17.57%) SQL
23 445 (17.42%) Infrastructure as Code
24 399 (15.62%) GCP
25 349 (13.66%) Software Engineering
26 329 (12.88%) Ruby
27 326 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
28 319 (12.49%) ITIL
29 316 (12.37%) Open Source
30 297 (11.62%) Active Directory

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
1 138 (5.40%) Apache
2 105 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 100 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 93 (3.64%) IIS
5 88 (3.44%) nginx
6 84 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 82 (3.21%) Confluence
8 64 (2.50%) Apache Spark
9 50 (1.96%) CMS
9 50 (1.96%) JBoss
10 48 (1.88%) OpenStack
11 36 (1.41%) WebSphere
12 25 (0.98%) WebLogic
13 21 (0.82%) Skype for Business
14 17 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.55%) Apache TomEE
15 14 (0.55%) MS Exchange
16 13 (0.51%) WordPress
17 12 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 97 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.67%) Simulink
5 13 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.43%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
8 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.20%) Stateflow
9 5 (0.20%) TargetLink
10 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.12%) Windchill
11 2 (0.078%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.039%) CATIA
12 1 (0.039%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.51%) Workfront
2 11 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 10 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 10 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.39%) SAP HR
4 9 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.31%) SAP GTS
5 8 (0.31%) SAP MM
5 8 (0.31%) SAP PM
5 8 (0.31%) SAP PS
5 8 (0.31%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.16%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.12%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.12%) HFM
7 3 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.12%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,093 (42.78%) AWS
2 890 (34.83%) Azure
3 399 (15.62%) GCP
4 237 (9.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 189 (7.40%) SaaS
6 149 (5.83%) PaaS
7 142 (5.56%) IaaS
8 125 (4.89%) Office 365
9 108 (4.23%) Serverless
10 101 (3.95%) GitHub
11 96 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
12 87 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
13 83 (3.25%) Amazon S3
14 66 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
15 57 (2.23%) Amazon ECS
16 54 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
17 51 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
17 51 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 41 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
19 38 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 290 (11.35%) Firewall
2 220 (8.61%) TCP/IP
3 206 (8.06%) DNS
4 101 (3.95%) Internet
5 95 (3.72%) Network Security
5 95 (3.72%) VPN
6 76 (2.97%) LAN
7 71 (2.78%) WAN
8 68 (2.66%) DHCP
9 63 (2.47%) OSPF
10 61 (2.39%) BGP
10 61 (2.39%) SSL
11 59 (2.31%) HTTP
11 59 (2.31%) SAN
12 53 (2.07%) VLAN
13 47 (1.84%) IPsec
14 46 (1.80%) MPLS
15 37 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
15 37 (1.45%) RIP
16 30 (1.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 194 (7.59%) MySQL
3 132 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 106 (4.15%) Hadoop
5 101 (3.95%) Big Data
6 99 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 84 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 81 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
9 66 (2.58%) Relational Database
10 45 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 40 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 39 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 36 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
14 36 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (1.37%) Redis
16 31 (1.21%) MariaDB
16 31 (1.21%) Neo4j
17 28 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 626 (24.50%) Jenkins
2 490 (19.18%) Git (software)
3 168 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 168 (6.58%) JIRA
4 167 (6.54%) TeamCity
5 107 (4.19%) Selenium
6 106 (4.15%) Maven
7 95 (3.72%) Subversion
7 95 (3.72%) Vagrant
8 93 (3.64%) GitLab
9 78 (3.05%) Cucumber
10 75 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 68 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 65 (2.54%) Bitbucket
13 63 (2.47%) CircleCI
14 61 (2.39%) Ant
15 60 (2.35%) Travis CI
16 55 (2.15%) IBM UrbanCode
16 55 (2.15%) SonarQube
17 51 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 484 (18.94%) Finance
2 119 (4.66%) Public Sector
3 118 (4.62%) Banking
4 101 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 91 (3.56%) Retail
6 63 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 45 (1.76%) Marketing
9 42 (1.64%) Legal
10 35 (1.37%) Games
10 35 (1.37%) Military
11 33 (1.29%) Electronics
12 30 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.17%) Law
13 23 (0.90%) Automotive
14 19 (0.74%) Billing
15 15 (0.59%) Advertising
15 15 (0.59%) Back Office
16 14 (0.55%) Publishing
17 12 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 734 (28.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 223 (8.73%) Developer
3 218 (8.53%) AWS Engineer
4 209 (8.18%) Senior DevOps
5 186 (7.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 174 (6.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 157 (6.14%) Platform Engineer
8 156 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 154 (6.03%) Architect
10 139 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
11 129 (5.05%) AWS DevOps
12 127 (4.97%) Analyst
13 125 (4.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 113 (4.42%) Software Engineer
15 99 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
16 93 (3.64%) Consultant
17 90 (3.52%) Administrator
18 80 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
19 77 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
20 72 (2.82%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (8.81%) .NET
2 197 (7.71%) Elastic Stack
3 155 (6.07%) Web Services
4 143 (5.60%) Node.js
5 105 (4.11%) HTML
6 83 (3.25%) Kafka
7 77 (3.01%) CSS
8 75 (2.94%) JSON
9 73 (2.86%) REST
10 70 (2.74%) LAMP
11 64 (2.50%) .NET Framework
12 58 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
13 57 (2.23%) Spring
14 52 (2.04%) AngularJS
15 47 (1.84%) React
16 45 (1.76%) RESTful
17 43 (1.68%) ASP.NET
17 43 (1.68%) XML
18 41 (1.60%) SOAP
19 40 (1.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 239 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 231 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 187 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 169 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 127 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
6 123 (4.81%) CMDB
7 87 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
8 75 (2.94%) Replication
9 71 (2.78%) Cloud Native
9 71 (2.78%) User Experience
10 65 (2.54%) Clustering
11 61 (2.39%) Algorithms
12 50 (1.96%) Private Cloud
13 48 (1.88%) PlayStation
14 40 (1.57%) Data Structures
15 37 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
15 37 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
16 33 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
16 33 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
17 32 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,125 (44.03%) Linux
2 758 (29.67%) Windows
3 199 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 198 (7.75%) Unix
5 147 (5.75%) CentOS
6 132 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 91 (3.56%) Ubuntu
8 69 (2.70%) Windows 10
9 60 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (1.57%) Mesosphere
12 39 (1.53%) Windows 7
13 34 (1.33%) Debian
14 18 (0.70%) Android
14 18 (0.70%) Solaris
15 16 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 15 (0.59%) AIX
16 15 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (0.55%) Apple iOS
17 14 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,269 (49.67%) DevOps
2 905 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 513 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
4 445 (17.42%) Infrastructure as Code
5 349 (13.66%) Software Engineering
6 326 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
7 319 (12.49%) ITIL
8 316 (12.37%) Open Source
9 287 (11.23%) Test Automation
10 272 (10.65%) Scrum
11 216 (8.45%) Migration
12 207 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
13 200 (7.83%) Mentoring
14 196 (7.67%) SDLC
15 194 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 190 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
17 176 (6.89%) Change Management
18 162 (6.34%) Computer Science
19 159 (6.22%) Service Management
20 153 (5.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,004 (39.30%) Python
2 558 (21.84%) Bash Shell
3 518 (20.27%) Java
4 458 (17.93%) PowerShell
5 449 (17.57%) SQL
6 329 (12.88%) Ruby
7 242 (9.47%) Go
8 235 (9.20%) C#
9 229 (8.96%) JavaScript
10 151 (5.91%) C
11 140 (5.48%) Perl
12 131 (5.13%) C++
13 104 (4.07%) PHP
14 103 (4.03%) Shell Script
15 40 (1.57%) R
16 29 (1.14%) Scala
17 26 (1.02%) VBScript
18 24 (0.94%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.74%) MATLAB
19 19 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 287 (11.23%) Degree
2 163 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 155 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (4.81%) CCNA
5 106 (4.15%) SC Cleared
6 103 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 101 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 83 (3.25%) CCNP
9 66 (2.58%) MCSE
10 45 (1.76%) AWS Certification
10 45 (1.76%) DV Cleared
11 35 (1.37%) CISSP
12 32 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (0.98%) MCSA
14 20 (0.78%) HND
15 19 (0.74%) JNCIP
16 17 (0.67%) ISTQB
17 15 (0.59%) JNCIE
18 14 (0.55%) CCSA
18 14 (0.55%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.93%) QA
2 54 (2.11%) SLA
3 38 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.59%) GDPR
6 11 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.23%) ISO 26262
9 6 (0.23%) MISRA
10 5 (0.20%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.20%) ECSS
10 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 5 (0.20%) MISRA C
11 4 (0.16%) ARP4754
11 4 (0.16%) ARP4761
11 4 (0.16%) DO-254
System Software
1 945 (36.99%) Docker
2 297 (11.62%) Active Directory
3 220 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 57 (2.23%) VirtualBox
6 51 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (1.37%) vSphere
9 19 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 19 (0.74%) XenApp
10 17 (0.67%) KVM
10 17 (0.67%) NFS
11 15 (0.59%) Varnish
12 14 (0.55%) Firmware
12 14 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.55%) Xen
13 13 (0.51%) LXC
14 12 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,054 (41.25%) Ansible
2 952 (37.26%) Puppet
3 802 (31.39%) Kubernetes
4 726 (28.41%) Terraform
5 695 (27.20%) Opscode Chef
6 155 (6.07%) Prometheus
7 144 (5.64%) Docker Swarm
8 134 (5.24%) Nagios
9 125 (4.89%) Salt
10 119 (4.66%) Grafana
11 109 (4.27%) Consul
11 109 (4.27%) Packer
12 96 (3.76%) SCCM
13 87 (3.41%) ZABBIX
14 77 (3.01%) Graphite
15 52 (2.04%) logstash
16 45 (1.76%) Kibana
17 39 (1.53%) Automic
18 37 (1.45%) Rancher
19 35 (1.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 455 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 272 (10.65%) VMware
3 234 (9.16%) Google
4 165 (6.46%) Cisco
5 161 (6.30%) Oracle
6 121 (4.74%) Red Hat
7 99 (3.87%) Splunk
8 84 (3.29%) ServiceNow
9 67 (2.62%) IBM
10 66 (2.58%) Atlassian
11 62 (2.43%) Citrix
12 56 (2.19%) SaltStack
13 52 (2.04%) HP
14 51 (2.00%) Juniper
15 49 (1.92%) Cloudera
16 46 (1.80%) Hortonworks
17 42 (1.64%) EMC
18 35 (1.37%) Palo Alto
19 34 (1.33%) Remedy
20 32 (1.25%) Veeam