Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 153 157
Rank change year-on-year -29 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 2,012 3,191 3,720
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.89% 2.31% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.50% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,541 2,578 3,063
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 £35,682
90th Percentile £88,750 £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 97,856 127,431 153,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.00% 92.14% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78,215 101,263 126,121
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in England

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in England.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in England

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in England over the 6 months to 7 April 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 7 April 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 -31 915 £70,000 +3.70% 134
South East -8 412 £60,000 +6.01% 69
North of England -4 344 £52,500 - 63
North West -18 167 £52,500 -4.55% 36
Yorkshire +34 147 £53,750 +7.50% 18
Midlands -36 147 £55,000 +25.00% 34
South West -38 117 £50,000 +8.70% 35
West Midlands -35 96 £53,750 +22.16% 27
East of England -18 70 £52,750 +5.50% 28
East Midlands +22 51 £56,000 -0.44% 7
North East -17 30 £49,500 -1.00% 9
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 970 (48.21%) DevOps
2 850 (42.25%) Python
3 835 (41.50%) Ansible
4 828 (41.15%) Linux
5 812 (40.36%) AWS
6 735 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
7 705 (35.04%) Docker
8 696 (34.59%) Azure
9 641 (31.86%) Kubernetes
10 623 (30.96%) Terraform
11 588 (29.22%) Puppet
12 531 (26.39%) Windows
13 490 (24.35%) Jenkins
14 444 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
15 427 (21.22%) Opscode Chef
16 418 (20.78%) Bash Shell
17 407 (20.23%) Java
18 401 (19.93%) Git (software)
19 387 (19.23%) Finance
20 370 (18.39%) SQL
21 322 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
22 320 (15.90%) Microsoft
23 318 (15.81%) PowerShell
24 263 (13.07%) GCP
25 253 (12.57%) Software Engineering
26 252 (12.52%) VMware
27 244 (12.13%) Test Automation
28 242 (12.03%) Ruby
29 234 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
30 221 (10.98%) Unix

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 82 (4.08%) Confluence
2 80 (3.98%) Apache Spark
3 61 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 61 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 60 (2.98%) Apache
5 59 (2.93%) IIS
6 33 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 26 (1.29%) JBoss
8 21 (1.04%) nginx
8 21 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 17 (0.84%) CMS
10 16 (0.80%) MS Exchange
10 16 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.30%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.30%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 38 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.60%) Simulink
5 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.25%) R3 Corda
7 4 (0.20%) assyst
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.099%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.099%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.050%) Lorenzo
10 1 (0.050%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.050%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.050%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.050%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.050%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.050%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 812 (40.36%) AWS
2 696 (34.59%) Azure
3 263 (13.07%) GCP
4 140 (6.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 124 (6.16%) Serverless
6 121 (6.01%) PaaS
7 119 (5.91%) SaaS
8 106 (5.27%) IaaS
9 100 (4.97%) Office 365
10 76 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
11 66 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
12 65 (3.23%) Amazon S3
12 65 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 64 (3.18%) GitHub
14 60 (2.98%) OpenShift
15 59 (2.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 54 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 47 (2.34%) Amazon ECS
18 44 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
19 35 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (9.39%) Firewall
2 135 (6.71%) DNS
3 125 (6.21%) TCP/IP
4 83 (4.13%) Internet
5 73 (3.63%) VPN
6 67 (3.33%) WAN
7 66 (3.28%) LAN
8 50 (2.49%) HTTP
9 44 (2.19%) MPLS
10 43 (2.14%) SAN
11 41 (2.04%) BGP
11 41 (2.04%) VLAN
12 38 (1.89%) DHCP
13 37 (1.84%) SSL
14 33 (1.64%) Intranet
14 33 (1.64%) Wireless
15 26 (1.29%) Network Security
16 24 (1.19%) SSH
17 23 (1.14%) VoIP
18 22 (1.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 125 (6.21%) Big Data
3 109 (5.42%) NoSQL
4 102 (5.07%) MySQL
5 89 (4.42%) Hadoop
6 71 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 61 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
8 46 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 45 (2.24%) Neo4j
10 37 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
11 34 (1.69%) MongoDB
12 31 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
13 25 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 23 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 23 (1.14%) Redis
15 18 (0.89%) Blockchain
16 17 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
17 16 (0.80%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.70%) Apache Hive
18 14 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 490 (24.35%) Jenkins
2 401 (19.93%) Git (software)
3 177 (8.80%) JIRA
4 101 (5.02%) Vagrant
5 99 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 97 (4.82%) Maven
7 90 (4.47%) TeamCity
8 83 (4.13%) GitLab
9 81 (4.03%) Bitbucket
10 63 (3.13%) Subversion
11 53 (2.63%) Selenium
11 53 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 45 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 44 (2.19%) SonarQube
14 40 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 39 (1.94%) JUnit
16 32 (1.59%) Ant
16 32 (1.59%) Cucumber
17 31 (1.54%) Artifactory
18 30 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 387 (19.23%) Finance
2 114 (5.67%) Retail
3 104 (5.17%) Banking
4 56 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 50 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.09%) Aerospace
7 38 (1.89%) Electronics
8 34 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.64%) Military
10 25 (1.24%) Games
11 24 (1.19%) Legal
12 23 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.04%) Automotive
14 14 (0.70%) Marketing
15 12 (0.60%) Billing
16 11 (0.55%) Advertising
17 9 (0.45%) Law
17 9 (0.45%) Publishing
18 8 (0.40%) Investment Banking
19 6 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 564 (28.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 203 (10.09%) Developer
3 167 (8.30%) Platform Engineer
4 162 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 131 (6.51%) Analyst
6 127 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
7 116 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 112 (5.57%) Azure Engineer
9 106 (5.27%) Architect
10 104 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
11 83 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
12 75 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
12 75 (3.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 73 (3.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 68 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
15 61 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 60 (2.98%) Senior Developer
17 56 (2.78%) Administrator
18 54 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
19 52 (2.58%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (9.10%) Web Services
2 123 (6.11%) .NET
3 94 (4.67%) HTML
3 94 (4.67%) Node.js
4 88 (4.37%) CSS
5 80 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
6 69 (3.43%) REST
7 64 (3.18%) AngularJS
8 55 (2.73%) JSON
9 54 (2.68%) React
10 53 (2.63%) SOAP
11 42 (2.09%) Kafka
11 42 (2.09%) Spark Streaming
12 40 (1.99%) TensorFlow
13 39 (1.94%) RESTful
14 36 (1.79%) Spring
15 34 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
16 33 (1.64%) Middleware
17 32 (1.59%) XML
18 29 (1.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 170 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 117 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 106 (5.27%) Public Cloud
5 81 (4.03%) CMDB
6 70 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
7 61 (3.03%) User Experience
8 57 (2.83%) Cloud Native
9 54 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
10 52 (2.58%) Private Cloud
11 50 (2.49%) Algorithms
12 42 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 35 (1.74%) Enterprise Cloud
13 35 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.64%) Blog
15 31 (1.54%) Acoustics
16 23 (1.14%) Internet of Things
16 23 (1.14%) Mobile App
17 22 (1.09%) Data Structures
18 21 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 828 (41.15%) Linux
2 531 (26.39%) Windows
3 221 (10.98%) Unix
4 167 (8.30%) Windows Server
5 141 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (4.67%) CentOS
7 52 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 45 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 28 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (1.09%) Solaris
12 20 (0.99%) VMS
13 19 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
14 17 (0.84%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.80%) Fedora
16 12 (0.60%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.55%) Debian
17 11 (0.55%) VxWorks
18 10 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 970 (48.21%) DevOps
2 735 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
4 322 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 253 (12.57%) Software Engineering
6 244 (12.13%) Test Automation
7 234 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
8 219 (10.88%) ITIL
9 206 (10.24%) Scrum
10 197 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 176 (8.75%) SDLC
12 175 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 169 (8.40%) Migration
14 150 (7.46%) Project Management
15 149 (7.41%) Open Source
16 144 (7.16%) TDD
17 135 (6.71%) Change Management
17 135 (6.71%) Microservices
18 134 (6.66%) Mentoring
19 125 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 850 (42.25%) Python
2 418 (20.78%) Bash Shell
3 407 (20.23%) Java
4 370 (18.39%) SQL
5 318 (15.81%) PowerShell
6 242 (12.03%) Ruby
7 200 (9.94%) JavaScript
8 198 (9.84%) C#
9 143 (7.11%) Go
10 130 (6.46%) C
11 103 (5.12%) Perl
12 101 (5.02%) C++
13 98 (4.87%) PHP
13 98 (4.87%) Shell Script
14 62 (3.08%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.59%) Groovy
16 25 (1.24%) Scala
17 20 (0.99%) Ada
17 20 (0.99%) Embedded C
18 19 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 205 (10.19%) Degree
2 184 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 102 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 75 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (2.68%) CCNA
6 54 (2.68%) MCSE
7 39 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 35 (1.74%) CCNP
9 34 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 32 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (1.54%) CISSP
12 26 (1.29%) MCSA
12 26 (1.29%) SANS
13 25 (1.24%) AWS Certification
13 25 (1.24%) RHCE
14 21 (1.04%) GIAC
15 19 (0.94%) SSCP
16 18 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
17 16 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.13%) QA
2 28 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.34%) GDPR
4 24 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.84%) SLA
6 11 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (0.45%) ISO 22301
7 9 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.45%) PMO
8 8 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 4 (0.20%) MISRA
10 4 (0.20%) NIST
10 4 (0.20%) RMADS
11 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.099%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.099%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.099%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.050%) JTAG
System Software
1 705 (35.04%) Docker
2 209 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 180 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (3.78%) VirtualBox
5 69 (3.43%) Hyper-V
6 42 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (1.64%) vSphere
8 32 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (1.44%) Firmware
10 22 (1.09%) NFS
11 20 (0.99%) LXC
12 19 (0.94%) KVM
13 17 (0.84%) Samba
13 17 (0.84%) Xen
14 13 (0.65%) iptables
15 12 (0.60%) XenApp
16 11 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.35%) Ceph
17 7 (0.35%) oVirt
17 7 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 835 (41.50%) Ansible
2 641 (31.86%) Kubernetes
3 623 (30.96%) Terraform
4 588 (29.22%) Puppet
5 427 (21.22%) Opscode Chef
6 102 (5.07%) Docker Swarm
7 86 (4.27%) Nagios
8 76 (3.78%) SCCM
9 66 (3.28%) Grafana
10 60 (2.98%) Salt
11 49 (2.44%) ZABBIX
12 43 (2.14%) Packer
13 38 (1.89%) Rancher
14 33 (1.64%) Prometheus
15 31 (1.54%) SCOM
16 28 (1.39%) Istio
17 24 (1.19%) Consul
18 23 (1.14%) vCenter Server
19 22 (1.09%) Graphite
20 20 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 320 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 252 (12.52%) VMware
3 177 (8.80%) Red Hat
4 157 (7.80%) Google
5 152 (7.55%) Oracle
6 83 (4.13%) HP
7 82 (4.08%) Cisco
8 76 (3.78%) IBM
9 67 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 66 (3.28%) Cloudera
11 62 (3.08%) Splunk
12 59 (2.93%) Hortonworks
13 45 (2.24%) Atlassian
14 44 (2.19%) Citrix
14 44 (2.19%) SaltStack
15 34 (1.69%) Juniper
16 31 (1.54%) SAP
17 29 (1.44%) Dell
18 28 (1.39%) Informatica
19 26 (1.29%) NetApp