Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 160 176
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 2,921 3,547 3,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.19% 2.18% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.37% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,205 2,756 2,489
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,450 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 122,552 149,417 149,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 91.92% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 96,959 120,869 122,739
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 0 1,294 £67,500 - 39
South East +14 580 £55,000 +8.91% 20
North of England -63 378 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Midlands +52 270 £44,000 -12.00% 19
South West +12 247 £47,500 +5.56% 15
West Midlands +82 218 £44,500 -19.09% 17
North West -25 198 £52,500 +16.67% 15
East of England +18 138 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Yorkshire -86 132 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East Midlands -28 52 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North East +13 48 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1,443 (49.40%) DevOps
2 1,374 (47.04%) Linux
3 1,242 (42.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1,152 (39.44%) Ansible
5 1,097 (37.56%) Puppet
6 1,094 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1,051 (35.98%) Python
8 933 (31.94%) Docker
9 923 (31.60%) Microsoft Azure
10 833 (28.52%) Jenkins
11 828 (28.35%) Opscode Chef
12 774 (26.50%) Kubernetes
13 764 (26.16%) Windows
14 667 (22.83%) Bash Shell
15 664 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
16 609 (20.85%) Java
17 589 (20.16%) Terraform
18 525 (17.97%) Git (software)
19 521 (17.84%) Finance
20 489 (16.74%) PowerShell
21 463 (15.85%) SQL
22 455 (15.58%) Microsoft
23 391 (13.39%) ITIL
24 377 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
25 372 (12.74%) Software Engineering
26 365 (12.50%) Open Source
27 354 (12.12%) Infrastructure as Code
28 353 (12.08%) VMware
29 349 (11.95%) Test Automation
30 346 (11.85%) Degree

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
1 198 (6.78%) Apache
2 107 (3.66%) IIS
3 94 (3.22%) nginx
4 90 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 89 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 89 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 83 (2.84%) Apache Spark
7 73 (2.50%) Confluence
8 69 (2.36%) OpenStack
9 66 (2.26%) WebLogic
10 47 (1.61%) JBoss
11 45 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 38 (1.30%) CMS
13 26 (0.89%) Skype for Business
14 23 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
14 23 (0.79%) MS Exchange
15 16 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 86 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.86%) Autodesk Inventor
4 20 (0.68%) Simulink
5 16 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.48%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.27%) Stateflow
9 8 (0.27%) TargetLink
10 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.034%) CATIA
12 1 (0.034%) HipChat
12 1 (0.034%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.034%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.034%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 29 (0.99%) SAP CO
2 29 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 28 (0.96%) SAP HR
4 25 (0.86%) SAP GTS
4 25 (0.86%) SAP MM
4 25 (0.86%) SAP PM
4 25 (0.86%) SAP PS
4 25 (0.86%) SAP R/3
5 16 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
5 16 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.27%) Workfront
8 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.14%) Teamcenter
11 3 (0.10%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1,242 (42.52%) Amazon AWS
2 923 (31.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 343 (11.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 221 (7.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 183 (6.26%) SaaS
6 165 (5.65%) PaaS
7 159 (5.44%) Office 365
8 137 (4.69%) IaaS
9 136 (4.66%) Serverless
10 131 (4.48%) GitHub
11 111 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
12 102 (3.49%) Amazon S3
13 75 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
14 73 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
15 68 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
16 61 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
17 56 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
18 46 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 45 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 45 (1.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 283 (9.69%) Firewall
2 203 (6.95%) TCP/IP
3 191 (6.54%) DNS
4 106 (3.63%) SSL
5 101 (3.46%) Internet
6 100 (3.42%) LAN
6 100 (3.42%) VLAN
7 99 (3.39%) SAN
8 96 (3.29%) WAN
9 71 (2.43%) DHCP
9 71 (2.43%) Network Security
10 60 (2.05%) HTTP
11 50 (1.71%) VPN
12 49 (1.68%) VoIP
13 36 (1.23%) Wireless
14 34 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (0.99%) OSPF
16 27 (0.92%) BGP
16 27 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 192 (6.57%) MySQL
3 145 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
4 132 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 128 (4.38%) Hadoop
6 101 (3.46%) Big Data
7 76 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 73 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 72 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
10 57 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 56 (1.92%) Relational Database
12 54 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 51 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (1.51%) GIS
14 44 (1.51%) Redis
15 42 (1.44%) Power BI
16 39 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 34 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 30 (1.03%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 833 (28.52%) Jenkins
2 525 (17.97%) Git (software)
3 225 (7.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 225 (7.70%) JIRA
4 199 (6.81%) TeamCity
5 197 (6.74%) Maven
6 126 (4.31%) Selenium
7 112 (3.83%) Subversion
8 105 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 101 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 95 (3.25%) Vagrant
11 79 (2.70%) Travis CI
12 77 (2.64%) GitLab
13 67 (2.29%) Gradle
14 63 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
15 58 (1.99%) Rational DOORS
16 54 (1.85%) Bitbucket
17 50 (1.71%) Ant
17 50 (1.71%) Visual Studio
18 48 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 521 (17.84%) Finance
2 129 (4.42%) Banking
3 96 (3.29%) Retail
4 87 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 63 (2.16%) Electronics
6 61 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 60 (2.05%) Military
8 55 (1.88%) Legal
9 52 (1.78%) Aerospace
10 50 (1.71%) Marketing
11 42 (1.44%) Games
12 36 (1.23%) Law
13 29 (0.99%) Advertising
14 28 (0.96%) Manufacturing
15 26 (0.89%) Back Office
16 21 (0.72%) Automotive
17 17 (0.58%) Billing
18 15 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.41%) Investment Banking
19 12 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 860 (29.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 303 (10.37%) AWS Engineer
3 251 (8.59%) Senior DevOps
4 241 (8.25%) Developer
5 226 (7.74%) AWS DevOps
6 218 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 215 (7.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 205 (7.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 199 (6.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 199 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 164 (5.61%) Software Engineer
11 160 (5.48%) Analyst
12 149 (5.10%) Architect
13 133 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
14 121 (4.14%) Administrator
15 112 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 110 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
17 108 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 105 (3.59%) Consultant
19 101 (3.46%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (8.59%) .NET
2 244 (8.35%) Web Services
3 194 (6.64%) Elastic Stack
4 122 (4.18%) Node.js
5 121 (4.14%) Kafka
6 95 (3.25%) JSON
7 87 (2.98%) LAMP
8 85 (2.91%) Spring
9 82 (2.81%) HTML
10 72 (2.46%) XML
11 68 (2.33%) CSS
12 54 (1.85%) REST
13 53 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
14 50 (1.71%) RESTful
15 48 (1.64%) .NET Framework
16 45 (1.54%) ASP.NET
16 45 (1.54%) JSF
16 45 (1.54%) Spring Boot
17 44 (1.51%) Hibernate
18 40 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 248 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 226 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (6.98%) Public Cloud
4 166 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 115 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
6 112 (3.83%) CMDB
7 102 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
8 86 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 75 (2.57%) Algorithms
10 72 (2.46%) User Experience
11 69 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
12 68 (2.33%) Replication
13 64 (2.19%) Cloud Native
14 60 (2.05%) Clustering
15 38 (1.30%) Data Structures
16 36 (1.23%) Virtual Team
17 35 (1.20%) VHDL
18 34 (1.16%) Private Cloud
19 32 (1.10%) Hedge funds
20 31 (1.06%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 1,374 (47.04%) Linux
2 764 (26.16%) Windows
3 287 (9.83%) Unix
4 219 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 184 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 174 (5.96%) CentOS
7 137 (4.69%) Ubuntu
8 65 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (2.02%) Windows 10
10 46 (1.57%) Debian
11 40 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 32 (1.10%) Solaris
13 31 (1.06%) Android
14 29 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 28 (0.96%) Mesosphere
16 23 (0.79%) AIX
17 20 (0.68%) DC/OS
18 17 (0.58%) Fedora
18 17 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,443 (49.40%) DevOps
2 1,094 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 391 (13.39%) ITIL
5 377 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
6 372 (12.74%) Software Engineering
7 365 (12.50%) Open Source
8 354 (12.12%) Infrastructure as Code
9 349 (11.95%) Test Automation
10 273 (9.35%) Scrum
11 260 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 245 (8.39%) SDLC
13 235 (8.05%) Change Management
14 219 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 214 (7.33%) Mentoring
16 203 (6.95%) Migration
17 192 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 187 (6.40%) Computer Science
19 186 (6.37%) Project Management
20 182 (6.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,051 (35.98%) Python
2 667 (22.83%) Bash Shell
3 609 (20.85%) Java
4 489 (16.74%) PowerShell
5 463 (15.85%) SQL
6 345 (11.81%) Ruby
7 255 (8.73%) C
8 235 (8.05%) C#
9 219 (7.50%) JavaScript
10 205 (7.02%) Perl
11 169 (5.79%) C++
12 166 (5.68%) Go
13 126 (4.31%) PHP
14 96 (3.29%) Shell Script
15 49 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 42 (1.44%) PL/SQL
17 39 (1.34%) Java 8
18 29 (0.99%) Scala
19 20 (0.68%) MATLAB
20 19 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 346 (11.85%) Degree
2 206 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 150 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 97 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 87 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (2.50%) AWS Certification
8 68 (2.33%) CCNA
9 59 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
10 56 (1.92%) MCSE
11 53 (1.81%) CCNP
11 53 (1.81%) DV Cleared
12 41 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 29 (0.99%) ISTQB
13 29 (0.99%) MCSA
14 25 (0.86%) HND
15 22 (0.75%) CISSP
16 15 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.48%) Master's Degree
18 13 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.79%) QA
2 72 (2.46%) SLA
3 52 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.34%) GDPR
5 22 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 13 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (0.34%) PMO
10 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.21%) ISO 26262
12 3 (0.10%) HAZOP
13 2 (0.068%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.068%) GAMP
13 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 2 (0.068%) NIST
13 2 (0.068%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.034%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 933 (31.94%) Docker
2 286 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 237 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 168 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 74 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (1.44%) VirtualBox
8 31 (1.06%) Firmware
9 26 (0.89%) XenApp
10 21 (0.72%) KVM
11 20 (0.68%) vSphere
12 18 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 15 (0.51%) Varnish
14 13 (0.45%) NFS
14 13 (0.45%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.34%) LXC
16 9 (0.31%) Samba
16 9 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.27%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,152 (39.44%) Ansible
2 1,097 (37.56%) Puppet
3 828 (28.35%) Opscode Chef
4 774 (26.50%) Kubernetes
5 589 (20.16%) Terraform
6 152 (5.20%) Salt
7 133 (4.55%) Nagios
8 129 (4.42%) Docker Swarm
9 123 (4.21%) Prometheus
10 107 (3.66%) Packer
11 89 (3.05%) SCCM
12 80 (2.74%) Grafana
13 51 (1.75%) ZABBIX
14 50 (1.71%) SCOM
15 48 (1.64%) HAProxy
16 44 (1.51%) Graphite
17 43 (1.47%) Consul
18 40 (1.37%) Kibana
18 40 (1.37%) logstash
19 34 (1.16%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 455 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 353 (12.08%) VMware
3 249 (8.52%) Google
4 248 (8.49%) Oracle
5 148 (5.07%) Cisco
6 147 (5.03%) Red Hat
7 116 (3.97%) Splunk
8 110 (3.77%) Atlassian
9 85 (2.91%) SaltStack
10 73 (2.50%) Citrix
11 70 (2.40%) ServiceNow
12 64 (2.19%) SAP
13 61 (2.09%) New Relic
14 55 (1.88%) HP
15 52 (1.78%) SolarWinds
16 47 (1.61%) Veeam
17 43 (1.47%) Ivanti
18 42 (1.44%) IBM
19 35 (1.20%) NetApp
20 34 (1.16%) Dell