Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 167 188
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 +13
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 3,173 3,745 3,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.09% 2.21% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.42% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,420 2,871 2,791
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 138,311 154,854 163,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.18% 91.49% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111,048 123,345 137,670
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -35 1,445 £67,500 +3.85% 192
North of England +35 587 £52,500 +5.00% 109
South East -1 534 £54,500 +3.81% 99
North West +41 330 £55,000 +10.00% 53
Yorkshire +24 223 £55,000 +4.76% 50
Midlands +4 218 £49,500 +5.82% 47
South West +18 196 £46,000 +2.22% 60
East of England -3 173 £50,000 - 51
West Midlands -13 135 £50,000 +17.65% 29
East Midlands +24 83 £48,250 -8.10% 18
North East +26 78 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,710 (53.89%) DevOps
2 1,593 (50.20%) Linux
3 1,509 (47.56%) Puppet
4 1,411 (44.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1,377 (43.40%) Ansible
6 1,344 (42.36%) Python
7 1,179 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
8 1,143 (36.02%) Opscode Chef
9 1,077 (33.94%) Docker
10 960 (30.26%) Jenkins
11 924 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 907 (28.58%) Continuous Integration
13 766 (24.14%) Windows
14 750 (23.64%) Kubernetes
15 742 (23.38%) Java
16 673 (21.21%) Terraform
17 671 (21.15%) Bash Shell
18 647 (20.39%) Ruby
19 603 (19.00%) Finance
20 583 (18.37%) Git (software)
21 529 (16.67%) SQL
22 508 (16.01%) ITIL
23 505 (15.92%) Microsoft
24 457 (14.40%) Open Source
25 453 (14.28%) VMware
26 436 (13.74%) Degree
27 425 (13.39%) PowerShell
28 370 (11.66%) Red Hat
29 366 (11.53%) Unix
30 357 (11.25%) Google

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
1 245 (7.72%) Apache
2 152 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 139 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 131 (4.13%) OpenStack
5 110 (3.47%) IIS
6 105 (3.31%) Apache Spark
7 92 (2.90%) Confluence
8 90 (2.84%) SharePoint
9 72 (2.27%) JBoss
10 70 (2.21%) WebLogic
11 62 (1.95%) nginx
12 49 (1.54%) WebSphere
13 41 (1.29%) Apache Solr
13 41 (1.29%) MS Exchange
14 40 (1.26%) CloudStack
15 33 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
16 32 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
17 31 (0.98%) CMS
18 27 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
19 20 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 77 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.22%) Autodesk Inventor
6 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.19%) HipChat
7 6 (0.19%) Snapchat
8 4 (0.13%) Simulink
9 3 (0.095%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.095%) Stateflow
9 3 (0.095%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.38%) SAP MM
4 10 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.22%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.22%) SAP GTS
5 7 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 7 (0.22%) SAP PM
5 7 (0.22%) SAP PS
5 7 (0.22%) SAP R/3
6 6 (0.19%) Magento
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.19%) SAP WM
7 5 (0.16%) assyst
7 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.16%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.063%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1,411 (44.47%) Amazon AWS
2 924 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 356 (11.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 213 (6.71%) SaaS
5 201 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 174 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
7 155 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
8 149 (4.70%) Serverless
9 148 (4.66%) GitHub
10 145 (4.57%) PaaS
11 115 (3.62%) IaaS
12 108 (3.40%) Amazon S3
13 95 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
14 92 (2.90%) OpenShift
15 80 (2.52%) Office 365
16 64 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 57 (1.80%) IBM Cloud
18 51 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
19 48 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 44 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 340 (10.72%) Firewall
2 236 (7.44%) DNS
3 166 (5.23%) TCP/IP
4 162 (5.11%) Internet
5 121 (3.81%) VPN
6 98 (3.09%) WAN
7 94 (2.96%) HTTP
8 81 (2.55%) LAN
9 76 (2.40%) SSL
10 71 (2.24%) DHCP
11 65 (2.05%) SAN
12 54 (1.70%) VLAN
13 49 (1.54%) Network Security
14 45 (1.42%) VoIP
15 42 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (0.95%) BGP
16 30 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
16 30 (0.95%) MPLS
17 28 (0.88%) Wireless
18 24 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (8.16%) MySQL
2 255 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 221 (6.97%) NoSQL
4 187 (5.89%) Big Data
5 141 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 140 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 125 (3.94%) Hadoop
8 103 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
9 101 (3.18%) Relational Database
10 81 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 64 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 47 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 43 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 43 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
14 40 (1.26%) Apache Hive
15 39 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
15 39 (1.23%) Blockchain
15 39 (1.23%) MariaDB
16 38 (1.20%) RDBMS
17 37 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 960 (30.26%) Jenkins
2 583 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 282 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 231 (7.28%) TeamCity
5 229 (7.22%) JIRA
6 215 (6.78%) Subversion
7 205 (6.46%) Maven
8 184 (5.80%) Vagrant
9 157 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 107 (3.37%) Selenium
11 100 (3.15%) Hudson
12 91 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 88 (2.77%) Gradle
14 86 (2.71%) GitLab
14 86 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
15 74 (2.33%) Ant
16 71 (2.24%) Travis CI
17 69 (2.17%) Bitbucket
17 69 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
18 48 (1.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 603 (19.00%) Finance
2 176 (5.55%) Banking
3 140 (4.41%) Retail
4 62 (1.95%) Law
4 62 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 60 (1.89%) Games
6 56 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 50 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 41 (1.29%) Legal
9 38 (1.20%) Marketing
10 32 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 28 (0.88%) Front Office
12 23 (0.72%) Back Office
13 16 (0.50%) Automotive
13 16 (0.50%) Publishing
14 15 (0.47%) Advertising
14 15 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.35%) Electronics
16 9 (0.28%) International Banking
17 7 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,054 (33.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 279 (8.79%) Linux Engineer
3 263 (8.29%) Developer
4 258 (8.13%) Administrator
5 229 (7.22%) AWS Engineer
6 218 (6.87%) Senior DevOps
7 207 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 196 (6.18%) AWS DevOps
9 190 (5.99%) Systems Administrator
10 186 (5.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 179 (5.64%) Analyst
12 172 (5.42%) Platform Engineer
13 170 (5.36%) Architect
14 169 (5.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 166 (5.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 165 (5.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 149 (4.70%) Linux Administrator
18 135 (4.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 132 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
20 118 (3.72%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (10.65%) Web Services
2 278 (8.76%) .NET
3 155 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
4 145 (4.57%) Node.js
5 116 (3.66%) LAMP
6 111 (3.50%) Kafka
7 108 (3.40%) JSON
8 106 (3.34%) REST
9 103 (3.25%) HTML
10 89 (2.80%) CSS
11 83 (2.62%) XML
12 76 (2.40%) Spring
13 65 (2.05%) J2EE
14 62 (1.95%) React
15 60 (1.89%) RESTful
16 56 (1.76%) AngularJS
17 50 (1.58%) Spark Streaming
18 49 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
18 49 (1.54%) SOAP
19 41 (1.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 289 (9.11%) Data Centre
2 233 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 217 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 208 (6.56%) Public Cloud
5 189 (5.96%) Management Information System
6 152 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
7 130 (4.10%) Fintech
8 110 (3.47%) CMDB
9 103 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
10 86 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
11 74 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 65 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
13 64 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 58 (1.83%) User Experience
15 52 (1.64%) Cloud Native
15 52 (1.64%) Replication
16 49 (1.54%) Hedge funds
17 47 (1.48%) Clustering
18 43 (1.36%) Private Cloud
19 42 (1.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,593 (50.20%) Linux
2 766 (24.14%) Windows
3 366 (11.53%) Unix
4 273 (8.60%) CentOS
5 264 (8.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 254 (8.01%) Windows Server
7 182 (5.74%) Ubuntu
8 115 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 74 (2.33%) Debian
10 67 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (1.70%) Solaris
12 47 (1.48%) Windows 10
13 46 (1.45%) Windows 7
14 39 (1.23%) Android
14 39 (1.23%) Fedora
15 36 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (1.04%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.66%) SUSE
18 17 (0.54%) DC/OS
18 17 (0.54%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,710 (53.89%) DevOps
2 1,179 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
3 907 (28.58%) Continuous Integration
4 508 (16.01%) ITIL
5 457 (14.40%) Open Source
6 352 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
7 333 (10.49%) Microservices
8 321 (10.12%) Software Engineering
8 321 (10.12%) Test Automation
9 314 (9.90%) Deployment Automation
10 305 (9.61%) Scrum
11 301 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 254 (8.01%) High Availability
13 248 (7.82%) TDD
14 232 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 225 (7.09%) Mentoring
16 215 (6.78%) Change Management
17 212 (6.68%) Service Management
18 198 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
19 192 (6.05%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1,344 (42.36%) Python
2 742 (23.38%) Java
3 671 (21.15%) Bash Shell
4 647 (20.39%) Ruby
5 529 (16.67%) SQL
6 425 (13.39%) PowerShell
7 330 (10.40%) Perl
8 261 (8.23%) Go
9 252 (7.94%) JavaScript
10 239 (7.53%) C#
11 184 (5.80%) Shell Script
12 165 (5.20%) PHP
13 138 (4.35%) C
14 113 (3.56%) C++
15 78 (2.46%) Scala
16 39 (1.23%) R
17 37 (1.17%) Korn
18 33 (1.04%) Groovy
19 29 (0.91%) Bourne shell
19 29 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 436 (13.74%) Degree
2 156 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 96 (3.03%) AWS Certification
4 87 (2.74%) RHCE
5 84 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 82 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 74 (2.33%) RHCSA
8 70 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 49 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 48 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 48 (1.51%) Master's Degree
11 47 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
11 47 (1.48%) MCSE
11 47 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
12 44 (1.39%) CISSP
13 41 (1.29%) CCNA
14 35 (1.10%) MCSA
15 31 (0.98%) ISTQB
16 27 (0.85%) ISEB
17 24 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (4.85%) QA
2 110 (3.47%) SLA
3 41 (1.29%) GDPR
4 38 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 38 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.82%) PMO
7 22 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 15 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.28%) HIPAA
12 7 (0.22%) DICOM
13 6 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.16%) COBIT
15 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
15 4 (0.13%) ISO 26262
16 3 (0.095%) DO-178B
16 3 (0.095%) HAZOP
16 3 (0.095%) MISRA
System Software
1 1,077 (33.94%) Docker
2 324 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (9.20%) Active Directory
4 151 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 109 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
6 76 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 60 (1.89%) vSphere
8 57 (1.80%) VirtualBox
9 49 (1.54%) Xen
10 40 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 30 (0.95%) KVM
12 27 (0.85%) LXC
13 25 (0.79%) XenServer
14 24 (0.76%) HDFS
15 16 (0.50%) NFS
15 16 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (0.47%) Firmware
17 14 (0.44%) Apache Flume
18 13 (0.41%) Gluster
19 12 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,509 (47.56%) Puppet
2 1,377 (43.40%) Ansible
3 1,143 (36.02%) Opscode Chef
4 750 (23.64%) Kubernetes
5 673 (21.21%) Terraform
6 272 (8.57%) Salt
7 244 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
8 202 (6.37%) Nagios
9 185 (5.83%) Packer
10 158 (4.98%) ZABBIX
11 136 (4.29%) Graphite
12 131 (4.13%) Grafana
13 127 (4.00%) Consul
14 115 (3.62%) Prometheus
15 76 (2.40%) SCCM
16 69 (2.17%) Opsview
17 61 (1.92%) Cobbler
18 58 (1.83%) Mesos
19 47 (1.48%) Kibana
20 45 (1.42%) Rancher
Vendors
1 505 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 453 (14.28%) VMware
3 370 (11.66%) Red Hat
4 357 (11.25%) Google
5 263 (8.29%) Oracle
6 156 (4.92%) Splunk
7 122 (3.84%) Cisco
8 110 (3.47%) Atlassian
9 79 (2.49%) IBM
10 78 (2.46%) ServiceNow
11 70 (2.21%) Citrix
11 70 (2.21%) New Relic
12 69 (2.17%) SAP
13 61 (1.92%) SaltStack
14 56 (1.76%) Remedy
15 52 (1.64%) Hortonworks
16 48 (1.51%) Cloudera
17 42 (1.32%) HP
17 42 (1.32%) SolarWinds
18 36 (1.13%) EMC