Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 93 129
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 -6
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 25 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.89% 2.10% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.37% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 18
Kent median annual salary £67,500 £35,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.86% -41.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,800 £41,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £49,625 £68,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1139 1516 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.16% 88.34% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1336 1720
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Kent

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Kent

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Kent

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Maidstone +24 2 £42,500 +41.67%
Dartford - 2 £26,500 -
Folkestone 0 1 £42,500 +57.41%
Chatham -1 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Rochester - 1 - -
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 16 (64.00%) DevOps
2 15 (60.00%) Microservices
2 15 (60.00%) SDLC
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Subversion
6 4 (16.00%) Python
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.00%) Physics
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) SCCM
7 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) UML
7 3 (12.00%) C
7 3 (12.00%) C++
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Military
7 3 (12.00%) MATLAB

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) DSL
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) Skype
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) NewSQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Military
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Graduate
3 2 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.00%) HATEOAS
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) REST
1 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) DevOps
2 15 (60.00%) Microservices
2 15 (60.00%) SDLC
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.00%) Physics
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.00%) People Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Design
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.00%) C
2 3 (12.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) BMC
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Perforce
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) VMware