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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South East / Kent
Rank 80 102 96
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.76% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Median salary £41,250 £43,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.06% -16.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £41,400 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 704 1025 790
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.66% 90.55% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 575 884 704
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Chatham - 3 £35,000 -
Dover - 2 £47,500 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 12 (38.71%) Subversion
2 11 (35.48%) Process Improvement
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Test Management
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
4 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.81%) Legal
5 8 (25.81%) Validation
5 8 (25.81%) Risk Management
5 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
5 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
5 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
5 8 (25.81%) HP
5 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
5 8 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
5 8 (25.81%) Office 365
5 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (25.81%) Analytics
5 8 (25.81%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
5 8 (25.81%) Line Management
5 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.81%) People Management
5 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
5 8 (25.81%) JIRA
5 8 (25.81%) Selenium

Configuration Management
Top Related 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 (6.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Subversion
2 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
3 8 (25.81%) JIRA
3 8 (25.81%) LoadRunner
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Military
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
1 8 (25.81%) Applications Support
1 8 (25.81%) Test Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Change Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Qt
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
2 6 (19.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Embedded Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Process Improvement
1 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 10 (32.26%) Test Management
3 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) Analytics
4 8 (25.81%) Line Management
4 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
4 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
4 8 (25.81%) People Management
4 8 (25.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
4 8 (25.81%) Risk Management
4 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Supplier Management
4 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
4 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
4 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Validation
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C
1 7 (22.58%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
1 8 (25.81%) HP
1 8 (25.81%) LANDesk
1 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
1 8 (25.81%) Tripwire
2 3 (9.68%) Perforce
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) VMware