Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 159 166
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 2,196 3,093 3,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.95% 2.21% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.40% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,592 2,364 2,876
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,200 £35,000
90th Percentile £89,875 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 103,483 128,853 152,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.93% 92.20% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82,694 102,760 124,872
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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
London -11 1,006 £70,000 +3.70% 165
South East +3 471 £60,000 +6.01% 93
North of England -19 331 £55,000 - 93
Yorkshire +32 155 £55,000 - 43
Midlands -22 155 £53,750 +16.85% 56
North West -45 143 £52,500 -4.55% 38
South West -20 136 £48,750 +2.63% 52
West Midlands -37 103 £50,000 +11.11% 32
East of England +4 84 £55,000 +10.00% 44
East Midlands +11 52 £57,500 +9.52% 24
North East -7 33 £44,750 -18.64% 12
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 1,044 (47.54%) DevOps
2 923 (42.03%) Ansible
3 910 (41.44%) AWS
4 909 (41.39%) Linux
5 886 (40.35%) Python
6 799 (36.38%) Azure
7 782 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
8 764 (34.79%) Docker
9 691 (31.47%) Puppet
10 681 (31.01%) Kubernetes
11 663 (30.19%) Terraform
12 658 (29.96%) Windows
13 589 (26.82%) Jenkins
14 481 (21.90%) Opscode Chef
15 459 (20.90%) Bash Shell
16 457 (20.81%) Finance
17 452 (20.58%) Java
18 449 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
19 433 (19.72%) Git (software)
20 430 (19.58%) SQL
21 403 (18.35%) Microsoft
22 360 (16.39%) PowerShell
23 357 (16.26%) Infrastructure as Code
24 304 (13.84%) GCP
25 275 (12.52%) Ruby
26 272 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
27 265 (12.07%) Software Engineering
28 261 (11.89%) ITIL
29 254 (11.57%) Active Directory
30 251 (11.43%) Test Automation

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 89 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 86 (3.92%) IIS
3 84 (3.83%) Confluence
4 79 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 67 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 60 (2.73%) Apache
7 41 (1.87%) JBoss
8 36 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 27 (1.23%) CMS
9 27 (1.23%) nginx
9 27 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.82%) Skype for Business
11 18 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (0.68%) MS Exchange
14 12 (0.55%) Apache TomEE
15 11 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
16 6 (0.27%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 59 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.50%) Simulink
5 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.14%) Windchill
7 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.046%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.32%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.23%) Workfront
6 4 (0.18%) assyst
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.091%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.091%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.091%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.091%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.091%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.091%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.091%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.091%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.046%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.046%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 910 (41.44%) AWS
2 799 (36.38%) Azure
3 304 (13.84%) GCP
4 175 (7.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 146 (6.65%) SaaS
6 134 (6.10%) PaaS
7 122 (5.56%) IaaS
8 111 (5.05%) Serverless
9 103 (4.69%) Office 365
10 92 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 72 (3.28%) GitHub
12 69 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
13 59 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
14 56 (2.55%) OpenShift
15 53 (2.41%) Amazon S3
15 53 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 48 (2.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 43 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
18 42 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
19 40 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 247 (11.25%) Firewall
2 188 (8.56%) DNS
3 170 (7.74%) TCP/IP
4 91 (4.14%) VPN
5 86 (3.92%) Internet
6 76 (3.46%) LAN
7 72 (3.28%) WAN
8 58 (2.64%) BGP
9 54 (2.46%) MPLS
10 52 (2.37%) HTTP
11 48 (2.19%) Intranet
12 46 (2.09%) SSL
13 44 (2.00%) SAN
14 43 (1.96%) DHCP
14 43 (1.96%) OSPF
15 39 (1.78%) Network Security
16 38 (1.73%) IPsec
16 38 (1.73%) VLAN
17 37 (1.68%) Wireless
18 24 (1.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 134 (6.10%) Big Data
3 123 (5.60%) MySQL
4 122 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 109 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 82 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
8 55 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 53 (2.41%) Neo4j
10 47 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
10 47 (2.14%) MongoDB
11 42 (1.91%) Amazon Athena
12 28 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
12 28 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.05%) Electronic Patient Records
14 21 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (0.87%) Redis
16 18 (0.82%) Oracle Database
17 16 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
17 16 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 589 (26.82%) Jenkins
2 433 (19.72%) Git (software)
3 167 (7.60%) JIRA
4 140 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 132 (6.01%) TeamCity
6 123 (5.60%) Vagrant
7 112 (5.10%) Maven
8 77 (3.51%) Subversion
9 76 (3.46%) Bitbucket
10 74 (3.37%) GitLab
11 69 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 63 (2.87%) Selenium
13 59 (2.69%) SonarQube
13 59 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
14 54 (2.46%) Cucumber
14 54 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 48 (2.19%) Ant
16 45 (2.05%) JUnit
17 42 (1.91%) Artifactory
18 38 (1.73%) Gradle
General
1 457 (20.81%) Finance
2 123 (5.60%) Retail
3 112 (5.10%) Banking
4 83 (3.78%) Public Sector
5 57 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 50 (2.28%) Aerospace
7 39 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.41%) Military
9 30 (1.37%) Games
9 30 (1.37%) Legal
10 28 (1.28%) Marketing
11 26 (1.18%) Automotive
11 26 (1.18%) Electronics
12 24 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 22 (1.00%) Billing
14 15 (0.68%) Advertising
14 15 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.59%) Law
16 9 (0.41%) Publishing
17 8 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 584 (26.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 227 (10.34%) Developer
3 181 (8.24%) Platform Engineer
4 164 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 154 (7.01%) Cloud Engineer
6 142 (6.47%) Analyst
7 140 (6.38%) Architect
8 116 (5.28%) Azure Engineer
9 112 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
10 97 (4.42%) Senior DevOps
11 95 (4.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 93 (4.23%) Software Engineer
13 71 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
14 64 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
15 62 (2.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 55 (2.50%) Network Engineer
17 54 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
18 52 (2.37%) Administrator
18 52 (2.37%) Data Engineer
19 50 (2.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (8.01%) Web Services
2 167 (7.60%) .NET
3 121 (5.51%) Node.js
4 120 (5.46%) Elastic Stack
5 107 (4.87%) HTML
6 101 (4.60%) CSS
7 86 (3.92%) REST
8 71 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 66 (3.01%) SOAP
10 64 (2.91%) React
11 61 (2.78%) JSON
12 54 (2.46%) Kafka
13 51 (2.32%) Spark Streaming
14 50 (2.28%) RESTful
15 45 (2.05%) Spring
16 44 (2.00%) TensorFlow
17 43 (1.96%) Middleware
18 41 (1.87%) .NET Framework
19 37 (1.68%) LAMP
20 36 (1.64%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 183 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 156 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 136 (6.19%) Public Cloud
4 110 (5.01%) CMDB
5 109 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
6 70 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
7 53 (2.41%) User Experience
8 52 (2.37%) Cloud Native
9 51 (2.32%) Private Cloud
10 46 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
12 40 (1.82%) Algorithms
13 37 (1.68%) Blog
14 34 (1.55%) Acoustics
14 34 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 23 (1.05%) Data Structures
17 23 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 909 (41.39%) Linux
2 658 (29.96%) Windows
3 215 (9.79%) Unix
4 203 (9.24%) Windows Server
5 150 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (4.23%) CentOS
7 54 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (2.23%) Ubuntu
9 42 (1.91%) Windows 10
9 42 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (0.91%) Mesosphere
11 20 (0.91%) VMS
12 17 (0.77%) Solaris
13 16 (0.73%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.68%) Fedora
15 14 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.55%) Debian
16 12 (0.55%) VxWorks
17 10 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,044 (47.54%) DevOps
2 782 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
3 449 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 357 (16.26%) Infrastructure as Code
5 272 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
6 265 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 261 (11.89%) ITIL
8 251 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 199 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 197 (8.97%) Scrum
11 196 (8.93%) Open Source
12 175 (7.97%) Project Management
13 173 (7.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 167 (7.60%) SDLC
15 149 (6.79%) Migration
16 148 (6.74%) Analytics
17 145 (6.60%) Change Management
18 140 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 140 (6.38%) TDD
19 138 (6.28%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 886 (40.35%) Python
2 459 (20.90%) Bash Shell
3 452 (20.58%) Java
4 430 (19.58%) SQL
5 360 (16.39%) PowerShell
6 275 (12.52%) Ruby
7 240 (10.93%) C#
8 207 (9.43%) JavaScript
9 171 (7.79%) Go
10 124 (5.65%) C
11 119 (5.42%) Perl
12 95 (4.33%) C++
12 95 (4.33%) Shell Script
13 89 (4.05%) PHP
14 61 (2.78%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.41%) Scala
16 28 (1.28%) R
17 24 (1.09%) Groovy
18 23 (1.05%) VBScript
19 20 (0.91%) Ada
Qualifications
1 244 (11.11%) Degree
2 200 (9.11%) Security Cleared
3 128 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 105 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 80 (3.64%) CCNA
7 66 (3.01%) MCSE
8 52 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (2.14%) CCNP
10 44 (2.00%) DV Cleared
11 36 (1.64%) CISSP
12 35 (1.59%) MCSA
13 31 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (1.23%) AWS Certification
15 25 (1.14%) SANS
16 21 (0.96%) GIAC
16 21 (0.96%) RHCE
17 19 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
18 17 (0.77%) JNCIP
18 17 (0.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.46%) QA
2 44 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.05%) GDPR
5 22 (1.00%) SLA
6 14 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 13 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 9 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.41%) ISO 22301
10 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.32%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.32%) PMO
12 6 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
12 6 (0.27%) MISRA
13 5 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.14%) NIST
15 2 (0.091%) Def Stans
15 2 (0.091%) PMBOK
16 1 (0.046%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 764 (34.79%) Docker
2 254 (11.57%) Active Directory
3 181 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (3.92%) VirtualBox
5 77 (3.51%) Hyper-V
6 48 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
8 38 (1.73%) vSphere
9 22 (1.00%) Firmware
9 22 (1.00%) LXC
10 20 (0.91%) NFS
11 17 (0.77%) KVM
12 16 (0.73%) Samba
12 16 (0.73%) Xen
13 14 (0.64%) iptables
14 10 (0.46%) XenApp
15 9 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.32%) Ceph
16 7 (0.32%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 923 (42.03%) Ansible
2 691 (31.47%) Puppet
3 681 (31.01%) Kubernetes
4 663 (30.19%) Terraform
5 481 (21.90%) Opscode Chef
6 127 (5.78%) Docker Swarm
7 106 (4.83%) Nagios
8 85 (3.87%) Grafana
9 81 (3.69%) Salt
10 78 (3.55%) SCCM
11 65 (2.96%) Prometheus
12 63 (2.87%) ZABBIX
13 59 (2.69%) Packer
14 58 (2.64%) Consul
15 49 (2.23%) Rancher
16 46 (2.09%) Graphite
17 30 (1.37%) SCOM
18 26 (1.18%) vCenter Server
19 25 (1.14%) Opsview
20 21 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 403 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 243 (11.07%) VMware
3 209 (9.52%) Google
4 168 (7.65%) Red Hat
5 167 (7.60%) Oracle
6 109 (4.96%) Cisco
7 97 (4.42%) IBM
8 94 (4.28%) ServiceNow
9 93 (4.23%) Splunk
10 76 (3.46%) HP
11 75 (3.42%) Cloudera
12 67 (3.05%) Hortonworks
13 45 (2.05%) Informatica
14 44 (2.00%) Atlassian
14 44 (2.00%) Juniper
15 41 (1.87%) Citrix
16 34 (1.55%) Dell
16 34 (1.55%) SAP
17 33 (1.50%) SaltStack
18 32 (1.46%) Talend