Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 37 121
Rank change year-on-year -59 +84 -46
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 17 116 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.21% 5.93% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 6.72% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 90 24
Essex median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £30,418
90th Percentile £61,750 £60,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,168 1,725 2,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.37% 88.19% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,274 1,631
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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 6 months to 18 February 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
Chelmsford -7 11 £57,500 +40.24%
Brentwood +19 5 - -
Southend-on-Sea -14 1 - - 2
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) CMDB
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) JUnit
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (41.18%) PyUnit
2 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 7 (41.18%) Hudson
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 6 (35.29%) vCloud
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability

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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Hudson
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
1 7 (41.18%) JUnit
1 7 (41.18%) PyUnit
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Change and Release Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Support
4 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Operational Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) CMDB
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Security Auditing
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) vCloud
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) BEA
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Pega
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods