Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 183 197
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14 +39
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 3752 3355 3516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.25% 1.93% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.16% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2935 2737 2677
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +7.37%

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 150111 155258 179476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.48% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120003 129850 150038
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +12 1897 £65,000 +8.33% 132
South East +66 612 £50,500 +1.00% 45
North of England +53 563 £50,000 +11.11% 42
North West +33 307 £50,000 +9.89% 25
Midlands +27 257 £50,000 +17.65% 16
Yorkshire +60 215 £52,500 +16.67% 13
East of England -19 214 £50,000 -4.76% 16
South West +9 207 £45,000 - 11
West Midlands +58 184 £42,500 -15.00% 12
East Midlands -27 73 £52,500 +23.53% 4
North East +18 41 £46,000 +15.00% 4
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1828 (48.72%) DevOps
2 1693 (45.12%) Linux
3 1580 (42.11%) Puppet
4 1389 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
5 1270 (33.85%) Ansible
6 1268 (33.80%) Python
7 1239 (33.02%) Opscode Chef
8 1219 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
9 1035 (27.59%) Jenkins
10 1015 (27.05%) Continuous Integration
11 941 (25.08%) Finance
12 914 (24.36%) Windows
13 852 (22.71%) Docker
14 782 (20.84%) Java
15 693 (18.47%) Ruby
16 691 (18.42%) Bash Shell
17 662 (17.64%) SQL
18 616 (16.42%) ITIL
19 611 (16.28%) Git (software)
20 600 (15.99%) PowerShell
21 594 (15.83%) Microsoft
22 561 (14.95%) Scrum
23 553 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
24 546 (14.55%) Unix
25 530 (14.13%) Test Automation
26 489 (13.03%) .NET
27 485 (12.93%) Banking
28 484 (12.90%) VMware
29 482 (12.85%) Software Engineering
30 481 (12.82%) Perl

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
1 322 (8.58%) Apache
2 206 (5.49%) OpenStack
3 201 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 195 (5.20%) IIS
5 167 (4.45%) nginx
6 129 (3.44%) Confluence
7 97 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
8 75 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 64 (1.71%) CloudStack
10 58 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 57 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 54 (1.44%) MS Exchange
13 50 (1.33%) Apache Spark
14 43 (1.15%) JBoss
15 40 (1.07%) CMS
16 24 (0.64%) Skype for Business
17 21 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
18 20 (0.53%) IBM Notes
19 19 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
20 18 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.59%) Autodesk Inventor
4 20 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.19%) SPSS
8 4 (0.11%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.027%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 66 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.28%) Actimize
3 25 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 25 (0.67%) SAP FI
3 25 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 22 (0.59%) SAP GTS
4 22 (0.59%) SAP HR
4 22 (0.59%) SAP MM
4 22 (0.59%) SAP PM
4 22 (0.59%) SAP PS
4 22 (0.59%) SAP R/3
5 16 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.32%) Endur
7 8 (0.21%) LabWindows
7 8 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 7 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.16%) MetaTrader
9 6 (0.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1219 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
2 553 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 166 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 156 (4.16%) GitHub
6 137 (3.65%) IaaS
7 135 (3.60%) SaaS
8 134 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
9 92 (2.45%) Serverless
10 84 (2.24%) Amazon S3
10 84 (2.24%) PaaS
11 83 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
12 57 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 56 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
14 52 (1.39%) Office 365
15 44 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
16 43 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 39 (1.04%) OpenShift
18 24 (0.64%) Datadog
18 24 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 290 (7.73%) Firewall
2 247 (6.58%) TCP/IP
3 231 (6.16%) DNS
4 173 (4.61%) VPN
5 129 (3.44%) Internet
6 84 (2.24%) HTTP
7 73 (1.95%) LAN
8 69 (1.84%) DHCP
8 69 (1.84%) Ethernet
9 67 (1.79%) WAN
10 66 (1.76%) VoIP
11 62 (1.65%) SAN
12 61 (1.63%) LDAP
13 58 (1.55%) VLAN
14 55 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (1.39%) SNMP
16 50 (1.33%) Network Security
17 48 (1.28%) Broadband
18 47 (1.25%) BGP
19 46 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 335 (8.93%) MySQL
3 198 (5.28%) NoSQL
4 189 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 168 (4.48%) MongoDB
6 130 (3.46%) Big Data
7 124 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 114 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 89 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
10 83 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 83 (2.21%) Redis
11 70 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 64 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 44 (1.17%) MariaDB
15 43 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 43 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 42 (1.12%) InfluxDB
17 35 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 33 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1035 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 611 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 372 (9.91%) TeamCity
4 317 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 277 (7.38%) JIRA
6 238 (6.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 234 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 228 (6.08%) MSBuild
8 228 (6.08%) Subversion
9 185 (4.93%) Hudson
10 179 (4.77%) Maven
11 143 (3.81%) Selenium
12 115 (3.07%) Cucumber
13 101 (2.69%) Visual Studio
14 95 (2.53%) Vagrant
15 79 (2.11%) WebDriver
16 73 (1.95%) GitLab
16 73 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
17 55 (1.47%) JUnit
18 50 (1.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 941 (25.08%) Finance
2 485 (12.93%) Banking
3 185 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 147 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 128 (3.41%) Retail Banking
6 125 (3.33%) Retail
7 94 (2.51%) Legal
8 85 (2.27%) Marketing
9 83 (2.21%) Electronics
10 82 (2.19%) Games
11 71 (1.89%) Manufacturing
12 61 (1.63%) Law
13 51 (1.36%) Front Office
14 45 (1.20%) Aerospace
15 42 (1.12%) Military
15 42 (1.12%) Publishing
16 39 (1.04%) Billing
17 32 (0.85%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.85%) International Banking
18 26 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1143 (30.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 342 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
3 339 (9.04%) Developer
4 320 (8.53%) Analyst
5 273 (7.28%) Administrator
6 267 (7.12%) AWS Engineer
7 255 (6.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 252 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
9 219 (5.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 208 (5.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 188 (5.01%) Cloud Engineer
12 185 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
13 173 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
14 161 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
15 139 (3.70%) Architect
16 133 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
16 133 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 129 (3.44%) Platform Engineer
18 127 (3.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 119 (3.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (13.03%) .NET
2 410 (10.93%) Web Services
3 203 (5.41%) Node.js
4 158 (4.21%) ASP.NET
5 143 (3.81%) RESTful
6 125 (3.33%) LAMP
7 119 (3.17%) HTML
8 110 (2.93%) Elastic Stack
9 107 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 105 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
11 100 (2.67%) XML
12 94 (2.51%) HATEOAS
13 93 (2.48%) Gherkin
14 91 (2.43%) REST
15 90 (2.40%) JSON
16 85 (2.27%) CSS
17 76 (2.03%) LEMP Stack
18 73 (1.95%) Kafka
19 72 (1.92%) SOAP
19 72 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 304 (8.10%) Data Centre
2 250 (6.66%) Computer Science
3 248 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 177 (4.72%) Public Cloud
5 149 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 128 (3.41%) CMDB
6 128 (3.41%) Online Banking
7 127 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
8 121 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
9 105 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
10 80 (2.13%) Clustering
11 75 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 75 (2.00%) Private Cloud
12 74 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 66 (1.76%) Fintech
14 59 (1.57%) Replication
15 57 (1.52%) Fixed Income
16 54 (1.44%) Equities
17 43 (1.15%) Virtual Team
18 35 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1693 (45.12%) Linux
2 914 (24.36%) Windows
3 546 (14.55%) Unix
4 344 (9.17%) Windows Server
5 302 (8.05%) CentOS
6 277 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 187 (4.98%) Ubuntu
8 153 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 150 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 75 (2.00%) Debian
11 51 (1.36%) Windows 7
12 46 (1.23%) Solaris
13 40 (1.07%) CoreOS
13 40 (1.07%) Windows 10
14 34 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 27 (0.72%) Fedora
17 24 (0.64%) AIX
18 23 (0.61%) Apple iOS
19 19 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1828 (48.72%) DevOps
2 1389 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1015 (27.05%) Continuous Integration
4 616 (16.42%) ITIL
5 561 (14.95%) Scrum
6 530 (14.13%) Test Automation
7 482 (12.85%) Software Engineering
8 467 (12.45%) Open Source
9 419 (11.17%) SDLC
10 344 (9.17%) Mentoring
11 335 (8.93%) Microservices
12 293 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 277 (7.38%) Change Management
14 267 (7.12%) Release Management
15 254 (6.77%) TDD
16 234 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 220 (5.86%) Service Delivery
18 212 (5.65%) Project Management
19 211 (5.62%) Continuous Deployment
20 205 (5.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1268 (33.80%) Python
2 782 (20.84%) Java
3 693 (18.47%) Ruby
4 691 (18.42%) Bash Shell
5 662 (17.64%) SQL
6 600 (15.99%) PowerShell
7 481 (12.82%) Perl
8 462 (12.31%) C#
9 332 (8.85%) JavaScript
10 247 (6.58%) PHP
11 214 (5.70%) Shell Script
12 181 (4.82%) C++
13 140 (3.73%) Go
14 139 (3.70%) C
15 120 (3.20%) VBScript
16 90 (2.40%) VB
17 56 (1.49%) Scala
18 51 (1.36%) Groovy
18 51 (1.36%) T-SQL
19 41 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 470 (12.53%) Degree
2 198 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 147 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 118 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 56 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 53 (1.41%) RHCE
9 48 (1.28%) MCSE
10 45 (1.20%) CCNP
11 39 (1.04%) CCNA
12 38 (1.01%) ISEB
13 37 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 30 (0.80%) Master's Degree
14 30 (0.80%) MCSA
15 23 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 23 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (0.61%) RHCSA
16 22 (0.59%) AWS Certification
16 22 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (5.76%) QA
2 115 (3.07%) SLA
3 49 (1.31%) GCP
4 44 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 41 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 32 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 29 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.43%) PMO
10 10 (0.27%) GDPR
11 7 (0.19%) MISRA
11 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.13%) MISRA C
12 5 (0.13%) TickIT
13 4 (0.11%) IEC 62304
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 13485
13 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.080%) COBIT
15 2 (0.053%) Def Stans
15 2 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 852 (22.71%) Docker
2 327 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (6.53%) Active Directory
4 129 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
5 94 (2.51%) vSphere
6 70 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 66 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 61 (1.63%) Xen
9 44 (1.17%) KVM
9 44 (1.17%) XenServer
10 32 (0.85%) iptables
11 27 (0.72%) Ceph
12 24 (0.64%) Varnish
13 22 (0.59%) VirtualBox
14 21 (0.56%) NFS
15 20 (0.53%) LXC
16 17 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
16 17 (0.45%) vCloud
17 16 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
18 14 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1580 (42.11%) Puppet
2 1270 (33.85%) Ansible
3 1239 (33.02%) Opscode Chef
4 462 (12.31%) Kubernetes
5 453 (12.07%) Terraform
6 284 (7.57%) Nagios
7 156 (4.16%) Salt
8 100 (2.67%) Packer
9 97 (2.59%) SCCM
10 79 (2.11%) Cobbler
11 70 (1.87%) HAProxy
11 70 (1.87%) Icinga
12 65 (1.73%) Cacti
13 60 (1.60%) ZABBIX
14 59 (1.57%) Tivoli
15 54 (1.44%) SCOM
16 53 (1.41%) Grafana
17 51 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
18 49 (1.31%) logstash
19 46 (1.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 594 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 484 (12.90%) VMware
3 348 (9.28%) Red Hat
4 252 (6.72%) Oracle
5 216 (5.76%) Google
6 207 (5.52%) Cisco
7 128 (3.41%) SaltStack
8 111 (2.96%) SAP
9 107 (2.85%) HP
10 88 (2.35%) Splunk
11 87 (2.32%) Citrix
12 82 (2.19%) New Relic
13 81 (2.16%) ServiceNow
14 79 (2.11%) Atlassian
15 60 (1.60%) EnterpriseDB
16 55 (1.47%) IBM
17 47 (1.25%) Juniper
18 46 (1.23%) RedGate
19 42 (1.12%) BMC
19 42 (1.12%) Remedy