Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 167 201
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 +40
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 3,572 3,337 3,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.20% 1.99% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.22% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,830 2,702 2,564
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +9.47%

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 145,741 150,348 171,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117,883 125,250 143,807
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 £27,752
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,786 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.49% +2.71% +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 January 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 17 January 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 +5 1,778 £65,000 +8.33% 234
South East +52 591 £50,000 +0.22% 83
North of England +19 522 £52,500 +16.67% 88
North West -1 281 £52,500 +10.53% 56
Midlands +25 248 £52,500 +20.69% 55
South West +29 226 £45,000 - 39
East of England -20 207 £52,500 +5.00% 71
Yorkshire +38 202 £52,500 +16.67% 26
West Midlands +33 157 £50,000 - 33
East Midlands +13 91 £52,500 +23.53% 21
North East +7 39 £47,000 +17.50% 6
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 1,798 (50.34%) DevOps
2 1,659 (46.44%) Linux
3 1,533 (42.92%) Puppet
4 1,310 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1,277 (35.75%) Ansible
6 1,259 (35.25%) Python
7 1,217 (34.07%) Opscode Chef
8 1,207 (33.79%) Amazon AWS
9 1,011 (28.30%) Jenkins
10 976 (27.32%) Continuous Integration
11 913 (25.56%) Windows
12 825 (23.10%) Finance
13 823 (23.04%) Docker
14 778 (21.78%) Java
15 696 (19.48%) Ruby
16 672 (18.81%) Bash Shell
17 642 (17.97%) SQL
18 603 (16.88%) PowerShell
19 588 (16.46%) Git (software)
20 568 (15.90%) Microsoft
21 561 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
22 547 (15.31%) ITIL
23 530 (14.84%) Scrum
24 509 (14.25%) Unix
25 505 (14.14%) VMware
26 492 (13.77%) Perl
27 489 (13.69%) Test Automation
28 469 (13.13%) Terraform
29 465 (13.02%) Kubernetes
30 456 (12.77%) Software Engineering

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
1 325 (9.10%) Apache
2 206 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 188 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 184 (5.15%) IIS
5 156 (4.37%) nginx
6 124 (3.47%) Confluence
7 99 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
8 71 (1.99%) SharePoint
9 56 (1.57%) Apache Spark
10 54 (1.51%) CloudStack
11 46 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 46 (1.29%) MS Exchange
12 43 (1.20%) CMS
13 42 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 40 (1.12%) JBoss
15 23 (0.64%) Skype for Business
16 18 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
17 15 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (0.42%) WebLogic
18 14 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 77 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.64%) Autodesk Inventor
4 21 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.20%) SPSS
8 4 (0.11%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.028%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 61 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.90%) Actimize
3 28 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 28 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 28 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 23 (0.64%) SAP GTS
4 23 (0.64%) SAP HR
4 23 (0.64%) SAP MM
4 23 (0.64%) SAP PM
4 23 (0.64%) SAP PS
4 23 (0.64%) SAP R/3
5 16 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.34%) Endur
7 10 (0.28%) MetaTrader
7 10 (0.28%) SAP BPC
8 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.25%) LabWindows
9 8 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
10 5 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,207 (33.79%) Amazon AWS
2 561 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 192 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 169 (4.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 138 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
6 132 (3.70%) GitHub
7 124 (3.47%) SaaS
8 108 (3.02%) IaaS
9 100 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
10 90 (2.52%) Serverless
11 89 (2.49%) Amazon S3
12 67 (1.88%) PaaS
13 53 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
14 50 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 50 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 47 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
15 47 (1.32%) Office 365
16 26 (0.73%) OpenShift
17 25 (0.70%) Datadog
18 24 (0.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 278 (7.78%) Firewall
2 254 (7.11%) TCP/IP
3 195 (5.46%) DNS
4 166 (4.65%) VPN
5 120 (3.36%) Internet
6 85 (2.38%) HTTP
7 73 (2.04%) LAN
8 72 (2.02%) Ethernet
9 68 (1.90%) WAN
10 67 (1.88%) VoIP
11 62 (1.74%) SAN
12 61 (1.71%) LDAP
13 55 (1.54%) VLAN
14 54 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
14 54 (1.51%) DHCP
15 51 (1.43%) SNMP
16 48 (1.34%) BGP
16 48 (1.34%) Broadband
17 47 (1.32%) Network Security
18 45 (1.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 326 (9.13%) MySQL
3 207 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 192 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 183 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 122 (3.42%) Big Data
7 117 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 106 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 90 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
9 90 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 82 (2.30%) Redis
11 66 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 47 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 45 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (1.18%) MariaDB
16 41 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 40 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
18 37 (1.04%) InfluxDB
19 29 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,011 (28.30%) Jenkins
2 588 (16.46%) Git (software)
3 349 (9.77%) TeamCity
4 322 (9.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 274 (7.67%) JIRA
6 217 (6.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 214 (5.99%) Subversion
8 212 (5.94%) MSBuild
9 210 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 175 (4.90%) Hudson
11 166 (4.65%) Maven
12 141 (3.95%) Selenium
13 103 (2.88%) Visual Studio
14 98 (2.74%) Vagrant
15 94 (2.63%) Cucumber
16 79 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
17 72 (2.02%) WebDriver
18 68 (1.90%) GitLab
19 49 (1.37%) Ant
20 48 (1.34%) JUnit
General
1 825 (23.10%) Finance
2 394 (11.03%) Banking
3 146 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 120 (3.36%) Retail
5 97 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 79 (2.21%) Legal
7 78 (2.18%) Retail Banking
8 76 (2.13%) Games
9 60 (1.68%) Marketing
10 59 (1.65%) Law
11 57 (1.60%) Electronics
12 49 (1.37%) Military
13 48 (1.34%) Aerospace
13 48 (1.34%) Manufacturing
14 46 (1.29%) Publishing
15 41 (1.15%) Billing
16 38 (1.06%) Front Office
17 30 (0.84%) Financial Institution
18 23 (0.64%) Automotive
19 22 (0.62%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,149 (32.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 337 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
3 311 (8.71%) Developer
4 272 (7.61%) Administrator
5 271 (7.59%) AWS Engineer
6 267 (7.47%) Analyst
6 267 (7.47%) AWS DevOps
7 247 (6.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 220 (6.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 209 (5.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 185 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
11 169 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
12 161 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
13 157 (4.40%) Senior DevOps
14 147 (4.12%) Architect
15 134 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 132 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
17 128 (3.58%) Platform Engineer
18 119 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 118 (3.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (12.74%) Web Services
2 450 (12.60%) .NET
3 202 (5.66%) Node.js
4 144 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 128 (3.58%) RESTful
6 124 (3.47%) HTML
7 112 (3.14%) XML
8 111 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
9 105 (2.94%) LAMP
10 102 (2.86%) JSON
11 100 (2.80%) REST
12 98 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 91 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
14 89 (2.49%) CSS
15 85 (2.38%) Middleware
16 81 (2.27%) HATEOAS
17 78 (2.18%) SOAP
18 72 (2.02%) Gherkin
19 67 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
20 66 (1.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 287 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 240 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 179 (5.01%) Public Cloud
5 145 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 114 (3.19%) CMDB
7 111 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 111 (3.11%) Online Banking
8 102 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
9 98 (2.74%) Clustering
10 83 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
11 82 (2.30%) Fintech
12 66 (1.85%) Private Cloud
13 63 (1.76%) Replication
14 58 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
15 43 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 41 (1.15%) Virtual Team
17 40 (1.12%) User Experience
18 39 (1.09%) Fixed Income
19 38 (1.06%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,659 (46.44%) Linux
2 913 (25.56%) Windows
3 509 (14.25%) Unix
4 326 (9.13%) Windows Server
5 278 (7.78%) CentOS
6 270 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 172 (4.82%) Ubuntu
8 149 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 141 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 79 (2.21%) Debian
11 45 (1.26%) CoreOS
12 42 (1.18%) Solaris
13 39 (1.09%) Windows 7
14 32 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 31 (0.87%) Windows 10
16 28 (0.78%) AIX
17 27 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (0.70%) Fedora
19 17 (0.48%) Apple iOS
20 14 (0.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,798 (50.34%) DevOps
2 1,310 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 976 (27.32%) Continuous Integration
4 547 (15.31%) ITIL
5 530 (14.84%) Scrum
6 489 (13.69%) Test Automation
7 456 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 443 (12.40%) Open Source
9 363 (10.16%) SDLC
10 321 (8.99%) Microservices
11 292 (8.17%) Mentoring
12 290 (8.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 250 (7.00%) Change Management
13 250 (7.00%) TDD
14 234 (6.55%) Release Management
15 216 (6.05%) Service Delivery
16 209 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 200 (5.60%) High Availability
18 198 (5.54%) Continuous Deployment
19 193 (5.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1,259 (35.25%) Python
2 778 (21.78%) Java
3 696 (19.48%) Ruby
4 672 (18.81%) Bash Shell
5 642 (17.97%) SQL
6 603 (16.88%) PowerShell
7 492 (13.77%) Perl
8 441 (12.35%) C#
9 353 (9.88%) JavaScript
10 245 (6.86%) PHP
11 209 (5.85%) Shell Script
12 175 (4.90%) C++
13 142 (3.98%) C
14 126 (3.53%) Go
15 98 (2.74%) VBScript
16 75 (2.10%) VB
17 53 (1.48%) Groovy
18 51 (1.43%) Scala
19 42 (1.18%) T-SQL
20 33 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 435 (12.18%) Degree
2 207 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 148 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 127 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 76 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (1.65%) RHCE
8 51 (1.43%) MCSE
9 50 (1.40%) DV Cleared
10 48 (1.34%) CCNA
11 45 (1.26%) ISTQB
12 41 (1.15%) CCNP
13 29 (0.81%) Master's Degree
14 28 (0.78%) MCSA
15 27 (0.76%) RHCSA
16 26 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (0.70%) AWS Certification
17 25 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 23 (0.64%) ISEB
18 23 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (5.07%) QA
2 91 (2.55%) SLA
3 44 (1.23%) GCP
4 40 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 17 (0.48%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.34%) PMO
10 10 (0.28%) GDPR
11 8 (0.22%) MISRA
12 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.17%) TickIT
14 5 (0.14%) MISRA C
15 4 (0.11%) IEC 62304
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 13485
16 3 (0.084%) COBIT
17 2 (0.056%) JTAG
17 2 (0.056%) MiFID
17 2 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 823 (23.04%) Docker
2 352 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (6.41%) Active Directory
4 145 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
5 81 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 81 (2.27%) vSphere
6 76 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (1.26%) KVM
7 45 (1.26%) Xen
8 33 (0.92%) Ceph
8 33 (0.92%) iptables
9 30 (0.84%) XenServer
10 23 (0.64%) Varnish
10 23 (0.64%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.53%) NFS
12 16 (0.45%) LXC
12 16 (0.45%) vCloud
13 13 (0.36%) Apache Flume
13 13 (0.36%) Postfix
13 13 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1,533 (42.92%) Puppet
2 1,277 (35.75%) Ansible
3 1,217 (34.07%) Opscode Chef
4 469 (13.13%) Terraform
5 465 (13.02%) Kubernetes
6 243 (6.80%) Nagios
7 174 (4.87%) Salt
8 111 (3.11%) Packer
9 84 (2.35%) SCCM
10 71 (1.99%) Icinga
11 70 (1.96%) HAProxy
12 68 (1.90%) Cobbler
13 66 (1.85%) Cacti
14 63 (1.76%) ZABBIX
15 62 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
16 61 (1.71%) logstash
17 57 (1.60%) Grafana
17 57 (1.60%) Kibana
18 49 (1.37%) SCOM
19 48 (1.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 568 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 505 (14.14%) VMware
3 319 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 260 (7.28%) Oracle
5 224 (6.27%) Google
6 196 (5.49%) Cisco
7 120 (3.36%) SaltStack
8 93 (2.60%) Splunk
9 89 (2.49%) HP
10 88 (2.46%) SAP
11 83 (2.32%) New Relic
12 81 (2.27%) Citrix
13 75 (2.10%) Atlassian
14 71 (1.99%) ServiceNow
15 60 (1.68%) IBM
16 55 (1.54%) RedGate
17 50 (1.40%) EnterpriseDB
18 47 (1.32%) Juniper
19 45 (1.26%) Remedy
20 41 (1.15%) BMC