The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 79 65
Rank change year-on-year +39 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 50 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.96% 2.42% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 2.86% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 27
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £32,282 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 824 908 1073
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 81.67% 84.54% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 628 685 863
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +4.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Essex

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Essex.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Essex

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Essex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Essex

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +15 19 £47,500 -5.00%
Chelmsford -9 13 £41,000 -4.65%
Saffron Walden +2 5 £31,498 -25.88%
Brentwood +3 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 65 (57.02%) Windows
2 47 (41.23%) Capacity Management
3 44 (38.60%) Windows Server
4 38 (33.33%) Linux
5 35 (30.70%) Red Hat
6 33 (28.95%) ITIL
6 33 (28.95%) SCCM
7 31 (27.19%) SCOM
8 30 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 28 (24.56%) Finance
9 28 (24.56%) Degree
10 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
11 22 (19.30%) Service Delivery
11 22 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (17.54%) Risk Management
12 20 (17.54%) LDAP
13 19 (16.67%) Oracle
14 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 18 (15.79%) MS Exchange
14 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
15 17 (14.91%) Java
16 16 (14.04%) Change Management
17 15 (13.16%) .NET
17 15 (13.16%) Performance Management
18 13 (11.40%) HTTP
18 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
19 12 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
19 12 (10.53%) SQL
19 12 (10.53%) CMDB
20 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.65%) Documentum
3 10 (8.77%) IIS
4 9 (7.89%) JBoss
4 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.14%) CMS
6 5 (4.39%) Apache
6 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.51%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.75%) iTunes
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.54%) LDAP
2 13 (11.40%) HTTP
3 11 (9.65%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.51%) Firewall
4 4 (3.51%) Internet
4 4 (3.51%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (3.51%) SSL
4 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) SAN
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) DB2
3 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) VisualVM
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Publishing
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (20.18%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (15.79%) Administrator
2 18 (15.79%) Analyst
2 18 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (12.28%) Applications Support
3 14 (12.28%) Applications Support Analyst
3 14 (12.28%) Support Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) Documentum Administrator
5 9 (7.89%) Web Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Web Applications Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Web Applications Support
5 9 (7.89%) Web Support Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) SharePoint Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) SharePoint Support
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.14%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) .NET
2 7 (6.14%) Middleware
3 4 (3.51%) HTML
3 4 (3.51%) J2EE
3 4 (3.51%) SOAP
3 4 (3.51%) XML
4 3 (2.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.88%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.53%) CMDB
4 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.02%) Fat Client
5 8 (7.02%) Thin Client
6 6 (5.26%) iSeries
7 5 (4.39%) DataPower
8 4 (3.51%) Wiki
9 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.75%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.88%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 65 (57.02%) Windows
2 44 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 38 (33.33%) Linux
4 22 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.23%) Capacity Management
2 33 (28.95%) ITIL
3 22 (19.30%) Service Delivery
4 20 (17.54%) Risk Management
5 16 (14.04%) Change Management
6 15 (13.16%) Performance Management
7 12 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.65%) Data Management
9 10 (8.77%) Service Management
10 9 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (7.02%) Asset Management
11 8 (7.02%) ITSM
11 8 (7.02%) Release Management
12 7 (6.14%) Change Control
12 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (6.14%) Project Management
13 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
14 5 (4.39%) Content Management
14 5 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) Java
2 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.53%) SQL
4 11 (9.65%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.89%) Perl
5 9 (7.89%) Python
6 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.88%) MCP
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) vSphere
2 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.26%) Firmware
4 4 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (28.95%) SCCM
2 31 (27.19%) SCOM
3 9 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.89%) Puppet
4 8 (7.02%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.39%) Ansible
5 5 (4.39%) CFEngine
5 5 (4.39%) Nagios
5 5 (4.39%) Opsview
5 5 (4.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 35 (30.70%) Red Hat
2 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.67%) Oracle
4 10 (8.77%) ServiceNow
4 10 (8.77%) Symantec
5 8 (7.02%) Citrix
5 8 (7.02%) VMware
6 6 (5.26%) F5
7 5 (4.39%) IBM
7 5 (4.39%) Splunk
8 4 (3.51%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.51%) Remedy
8 4 (3.51%) Snow
9 3 (2.63%) HP
10 2 (1.75%) Apple
10 2 (1.75%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.75%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.75%) NetApp
10 2 (1.75%) Proofpoint