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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > England
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 194 162 182
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 2,699 1,677 1,712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.00% 2.11% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.25% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,274 1,153 1,265
10th Percentile £40,650 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 128,240 74,541 82,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.96% 93.61% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72,271 56,609 66,910
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £74,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,175 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -25 1,417 £80,000 +6.67% 104
North of England -9 473 £55,000 -8.33% 36
South East -58 255 £53,750 -10.42% 49
North West -5 228 £55,000 - 19
Midlands -19 226 £60,000 +9.09% 21
West Midlands -10 189 £60,000 - 14
Yorkshire -21 186 £60,000 - 13
South West -26 164 £62,500 +25.00% 22
East of England -34 122 £52,500 -25.00% 35
North East +6 59 £45,000 -8.16% 4
East Midlands -28 37 £70,000 +75.00% 7
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 1,538 (56.98%) DevOps
2 1,484 (54.98%) AWS
3 1,300 (48.17%) Ansible
4 1,294 (47.94%) Kubernetes
5 1,262 (46.76%) Agile
6 1,194 (44.24%) Python
7 1,129 (41.83%) Docker
8 1,104 (40.90%) Azure
9 1,078 (39.94%) Linux
10 1,016 (37.64%) Terraform
10 1,016 (37.64%) CI/CD
11 920 (34.09%) Puppet
12 836 (30.97%) Jenkins
13 710 (26.31%) Infrastructure as Code
14 659 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
15 644 (23.86%) Finance
16 642 (23.79%) GCP
17 630 (23.34%) Java
18 624 (23.12%) Bash
19 545 (20.19%) Social Skills
20 522 (19.34%) Windows
21 508 (18.82%) Git (software)
22 465 (17.23%) Software Engineering
23 445 (16.49%) PowerShell
24 439 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
25 409 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
26 373 (13.82%) Security Cleared
27 369 (13.67%) SDLC
28 364 (13.49%) AWS CloudFormation
29 356 (13.19%) SQL

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
1 149 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
2 90 (3.33%) Confluence
3 85 (3.15%) OpenStack
4 63 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 57 (2.11%) Apache
6 56 (2.07%) nginx
7 43 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 41 (1.52%) CMS
9 40 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.33%) IIS
11 18 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (0.63%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.44%) Commerce Server
14 12 (0.44%) JBoss
15 10 (0.37%) Headless CMS
15 10 (0.37%) SugarCRM
16 7 (0.26%) Apache TomEE
16 7 (0.26%) Moodle
16 7 (0.26%) WinCC
Applications
1 76 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.89%) Simulink
4 22 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.41%) Stateflow
7 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.074%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.074%) GIMP
9 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.074%) Pixelmator
9 2 (0.074%) Sketch
10 1 (0.037%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
1 19 (0.70%) R3 Corda
2 11 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.30%) Avolution ABACUS
3 8 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.30%) Line 50
3 8 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.19%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.19%) Workfront
5 4 (0.15%) Changepoint
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.15%) Exstream
5 4 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1,484 (54.98%) AWS
2 1,104 (40.90%) Azure
3 642 (23.79%) GCP
4 364 (13.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 239 (8.86%) Serverless
6 202 (7.48%) PaaS
7 191 (7.08%) SaaS
8 188 (6.97%) Amazon ECS
9 179 (6.63%) Amazon S3
10 158 (5.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 153 (5.67%) AWS Lambda
12 140 (5.19%) Microsoft 365
13 131 (4.85%) IaaS
14 128 (4.74%) GitHub
15 125 (4.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 116 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
17 109 (4.04%) OpenShift
18 90 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
19 70 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
20 69 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (6.85%) Firewall
2 115 (4.26%) DNS
3 100 (3.71%) TCP/IP
4 96 (3.56%) VPN
5 92 (3.41%) Network Security
6 61 (2.26%) DHCP
7 43 (1.59%) Internet
8 42 (1.56%) SAN
9 39 (1.44%) HTTP
10 35 (1.30%) IPsec
10 35 (1.30%) NAS
11 34 (1.26%) SSH
12 32 (1.19%) WAN
13 30 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
14 29 (1.07%) IPv6
14 29 (1.07%) LAN
15 27 (1.00%) IPv4
16 26 (0.96%) WebEx
17 24 (0.89%) VoIP
18 23 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (10.71%) MySQL
2 251 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 157 (5.82%) SQL Server
4 141 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 106 (3.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 103 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 76 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
8 74 (2.74%) Big Data
9 67 (2.48%) Amazon Athena
9 67 (2.48%) BigQuery
9 67 (2.48%) Power BI
10 63 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 53 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 51 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 45 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 45 (1.67%) InfluxDB
14 42 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
14 42 (1.56%) RDBMS
15 41 (1.52%) Tableau
16 34 (1.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 836 (30.97%) Jenkins
2 508 (18.82%) Git (software)
3 267 (9.89%) TeamCity
4 175 (6.48%) GitLab
5 174 (6.45%) JIRA
6 137 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 133 (4.93%) Travis CI
8 122 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 116 (4.30%) IBM UrbanCode
10 105 (3.89%) Subversion
11 96 (3.56%) CircleCI
11 96 (3.56%) Gradle
12 84 (3.11%) Bitbucket
13 80 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 72 (2.67%) Maven
15 62 (2.30%) Selenium
16 54 (2.00%) Cucumber
17 49 (1.82%) GoCD
18 32 (1.19%) NUnit
18 32 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 644 (23.86%) Finance
2 545 (20.19%) Social Skills
3 313 (11.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 267 (9.89%) Public Sector
5 255 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
6 185 (6.85%) Retail
7 162 (6.00%) Banking
8 114 (4.22%) Telecoms
9 87 (3.22%) Automotive
10 81 (3.00%) Electronics
11 75 (2.78%) Marketing
12 54 (2.00%) Law
13 51 (1.89%) Manufacturing
14 45 (1.67%) Games
15 44 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
16 41 (1.52%) Financial Institution
17 40 (1.48%) Legal
18 30 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
19 26 (0.96%) Aerospace
20 25 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 923 (34.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 272 (10.08%) Senior DevOps
3 257 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 254 (9.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 227 (8.41%) Software Engineer
6 197 (7.30%) Developer
7 161 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
8 134 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
8 134 (4.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 103 (3.82%) Architect
10 97 (3.59%) Consultant
11 95 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
12 87 (3.22%) Platform Engineer
13 86 (3.19%) Analyst
13 86 (3.19%) Azure Engineer
14 85 (3.15%) Lead DevOps
15 82 (3.04%) Administrator
16 77 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 67 (2.48%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 66 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (8.37%) Elastic Stack
2 217 (8.04%) .NET
3 193 (7.15%) REST
4 158 (5.85%) React
5 152 (5.63%) Kafka
6 133 (4.93%) Node.js
7 129 (4.78%) RESTful
8 86 (3.19%) AngularJS
8 86 (3.19%) Web Services
9 72 (2.67%) Velocity
10 70 (2.59%) Spring
11 67 (2.48%) .NET Core
12 60 (2.22%) JSON
13 48 (1.78%) Spring Boot
14 44 (1.63%) LAMP
14 44 (1.63%) YAML
15 43 (1.59%) HTML
16 42 (1.56%) Vue.js
17 40 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (1.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 200 (7.41%) Cloud Native
2 188 (6.97%) Public Cloud
3 145 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
4 136 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 117 (4.33%) Private Cloud
6 83 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 77 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
8 71 (2.63%) User Experience
9 66 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
9 66 (2.45%) Virtual Team
10 65 (2.41%) Cyberattack
11 63 (2.33%) CMDB
12 57 (2.11%) Social Network
13 53 (1.96%) Replication
14 44 (1.63%) Algorithms
14 44 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
15 43 (1.59%) Social Media
16 37 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
17 36 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
18 34 (1.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1,078 (39.94%) Linux
2 522 (19.34%) Windows
3 234 (8.67%) Unix
4 140 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 131 (4.85%) CentOS
6 114 (4.22%) Mesosphere
7 94 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 38 (1.41%) Windows 10
10 31 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (0.93%) Solaris
12 17 (0.63%) Debian
13 16 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
15 14 (0.52%) VMS
16 12 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.37%) Android
18 5 (0.19%) CoreOS
18 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,538 (56.98%) DevOps
2 1,262 (46.76%) Agile
3 1,016 (37.64%) CI/CD
4 710 (26.31%) Infrastructure as Code
5 465 (17.23%) Software Engineering
6 439 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
7 409 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
8 369 (13.67%) SDLC
9 340 (12.60%) Open Source
10 330 (12.23%) Scrum
11 323 (11.97%) Test Automation
12 311 (11.52%) Mentoring
13 303 (11.23%) Microservices
14 238 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 238 (8.82%) ITIL
15 236 (8.74%) Analytics
16 230 (8.52%) TDD
17 228 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 205 (7.60%) Migration
19 200 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,194 (44.24%) Python
2 630 (23.34%) Java
3 624 (23.12%) Bash
4 445 (16.49%) PowerShell
5 356 (13.19%) SQL
6 348 (12.89%) Go
7 273 (10.11%) C#
8 254 (9.41%) JavaScript
9 241 (8.93%) Ruby
10 152 (5.63%) Groovy
11 133 (4.93%) TypeScript
12 113 (4.19%) Perl
13 110 (4.08%) C++
14 107 (3.96%) Shell Script
15 87 (3.22%) C
16 47 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 46 (1.70%) R
18 39 (1.44%) PHP
18 39 (1.44%) Scala
19 34 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 373 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 324 (12.00%) Degree
3 245 (9.08%) SC Cleared
4 110 (4.08%) AWS Certification
5 61 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 54 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (0.78%) MCSE
10 18 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.48%) CCNP
11 13 (0.48%) HND
11 13 (0.48%) Master's Degree
12 12 (0.44%) PhD
13 11 (0.41%) MCSA
14 10 (0.37%) CCIE
14 10 (0.37%) DBS Check
14 10 (0.37%) RHCE
15 8 (0.30%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.67%) QA
2 63 (2.33%) SLA
3 39 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 31 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.00%) PMO
7 24 (0.89%) AUTOSAR
7 24 (0.89%) ISO 26262
8 22 (0.82%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.78%) FATCA
10 15 (0.56%) NIST
11 12 (0.44%) SOC 2
12 11 (0.41%) Accessibility
12 11 (0.41%) MISRA
13 8 (0.30%) NIST 800
14 7 (0.26%) GDPR
14 7 (0.26%) IEC 61131
15 5 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,129 (41.83%) Docker
2 149 (5.52%) Active Directory
3 116 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 25 (0.93%) KVM
8 18 (0.67%) Xen
9 16 (0.59%) vSphere
10 14 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 13 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.44%) Firmware
13 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.33%) iptables
15 8 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.22%) BitLocker
17 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.19%) NFS
17 5 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,300 (48.17%) Ansible
2 1,294 (47.94%) Kubernetes
3 1,016 (37.64%) Terraform
4 920 (34.09%) Puppet
5 659 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
6 303 (11.23%) Prometheus
7 140 (5.19%) Grafana
8 129 (4.78%) Consul
9 114 (4.22%) Automic
10 94 (3.48%) Docker Swarm
11 91 (3.37%) logstash
12 79 (2.93%) Kibana
13 69 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
14 67 (2.48%) Istio
15 66 (2.45%) Packer
16 62 (2.30%) SCCM
17 44 (1.63%) Fortio
17 44 (1.63%) Kiali
18 42 (1.56%) Rancher
18 42 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 325 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 218 (8.08%) Splunk
3 208 (7.71%) Oracle
4 169 (6.26%) VMware
5 157 (5.82%) Google
6 135 (5.00%) SaltStack
7 125 (4.63%) Red Hat
8 85 (3.15%) Cisco
9 69 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 64 (2.37%) Atlassian
11 48 (1.78%) SAP
12 47 (1.74%) AppDynamics
13 46 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
14 38 (1.41%) F5
15 35 (1.30%) BT
16 33 (1.22%) Citrix
17 32 (1.19%) Perforce
18 28 (1.04%) Hitachi
19 27 (1.00%) Adobe
20 24 (0.89%) HP