Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 126 161
Rank change year-on-year -59 +35 +19
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1,056 514 1,168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.10% 2.65% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.83% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 695 374 849
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £44,646
25th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £90,000 £83,063 £85,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 48,011 18,185 51,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.52% 93.85% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 31,310 15,382 41,732
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in London.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the London region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
Central London -75 130 £77,500 +10.71% 57
South London +1 72 £73,500 +43.41% 4
West London -28 66 £75,000 +66.67% 13
East London -5 19 £90,000 +37.93% 13
North London -14 1 - - 5
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 606 (57.39%) DevOps
2 560 (53.03%) AWS
3 540 (51.14%) Python
4 503 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
5 468 (44.32%) Ansible
6 464 (43.94%) Kubernetes
7 450 (42.61%) Terraform
8 425 (40.25%) Docker
9 402 (38.07%) Puppet
10 401 (37.97%) Linux
11 386 (36.55%) Azure
12 384 (36.36%) Jenkins
13 279 (26.42%) Java
14 272 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
15 264 (25.00%) GCP
16 260 (24.62%) Social Skills
17 242 (22.92%) Finance
18 232 (21.97%) Bash Shell
19 229 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
20 222 (21.02%) Infrastructure as Code
21 219 (20.74%) SQL
22 212 (20.08%) Windows
23 211 (19.98%) Problem-Solving
24 206 (19.51%) Software Engineering
25 163 (15.44%) PowerShell
26 160 (15.15%) Microservices
27 155 (14.68%) Serverless
28 152 (14.39%) Git (software)
29 148 (14.02%) JavaScript
30 145 (13.73%) Test Automation

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 55 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 29 (2.75%) nginx
4 28 (2.65%) Confluence
5 20 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 19 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
8 14 (1.33%) CMS
8 14 (1.33%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.23%) Apache
9 13 (1.23%) Gunicorn
10 12 (1.14%) IIS
11 11 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.66%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.47%) CICS
13 5 (0.47%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.66%) Siemens NX
4 5 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.66%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Relativity
4 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 560 (53.03%) AWS
2 386 (36.55%) Azure
3 264 (25.00%) GCP
4 155 (14.68%) Serverless
5 108 (10.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 90 (8.52%) PaaS
7 88 (8.33%) GitHub
8 81 (7.67%) SaaS
9 66 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
10 64 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
11 62 (5.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 62 (5.87%) IaaS
12 55 (5.21%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (4.26%) Amazon EKS
14 42 (3.98%) Amazon S3
15 40 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
15 40 (3.79%) IBM Cloud
16 38 (3.60%) Microsoft 365
17 35 (3.31%) Amazon EMR
18 33 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.59%) Firewall
2 48 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 45 (4.26%) VPN
4 36 (3.41%) DNS
5 22 (2.08%) AMQP
6 21 (1.99%) SAN
7 20 (1.89%) Broadband
8 17 (1.61%) DHCP
8 17 (1.61%) Intranet
9 16 (1.52%) SSL
9 16 (1.52%) WebEx
10 11 (1.04%) HTTP
11 9 (0.85%) VSAN
12 8 (0.76%) BGP
12 8 (0.76%) SD-WAN
12 8 (0.76%) WAN
13 7 (0.66%) LAN
13 7 (0.66%) Wireless
14 6 (0.57%) VLAN
15 5 (0.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 105 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
3 100 (9.47%) MySQL
4 91 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 63 (5.97%) Amazon Athena
5 63 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 56 (5.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 52 (4.92%) Redis
8 49 (4.64%) Big Data
9 40 (3.79%) Hadoop
10 39 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
11 38 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
12 34 (3.22%) Electronic Patient Records
12 34 (3.22%) Neo4j
13 30 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (2.56%) MongoDB
15 22 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
16 21 (1.99%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 384 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 152 (14.39%) Git (software)
3 134 (12.69%) GitLab
4 97 (9.19%) JIRA
5 95 (9.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 76 (7.20%) TeamCity
7 60 (5.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 55 (5.21%) Visual Studio
9 48 (4.55%) IBM UrbanCode
9 48 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (4.55%) Vagrant
10 46 (4.36%) Travis CI
11 44 (4.17%) MSI
12 43 (4.07%) WiX
13 30 (2.84%) Subversion
14 21 (1.99%) Bitbucket
15 19 (1.80%) Maven
16 16 (1.52%) Cucumber
16 16 (1.52%) Gradle
16 16 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 260 (24.62%) Social Skills
2 242 (22.92%) Finance
3 90 (8.52%) Banking
4 78 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (7.20%) Retail
6 32 (3.03%) Public Sector
7 24 (2.27%) Marketing
8 22 (2.08%) Law
9 21 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 18 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.70%) Presentation Skills
11 16 (1.52%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.33%) Automotive
13 13 (1.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 13 (1.23%) Russian Language
14 10 (0.95%) Telecoms
15 9 (0.85%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.66%) Games
17 6 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 290 (27.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 150 (14.20%) Developer
3 96 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 95 (9.00%) Senior DevOps
4 95 (9.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 94 (8.90%) Architect
6 78 (7.39%) Platform Engineer
7 64 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 63 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
9 62 (5.87%) Software Engineer
10 61 (5.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 58 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
12 50 (4.73%) Java Engineer
13 48 (4.55%) Senior Developer
14 46 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
15 43 (4.07%) Data Engineer
16 42 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
17 38 (3.60%) Administrator
18 35 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
19 33 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (13.54%) REST
2 99 (9.38%) .NET
3 98 (9.28%) Node.js
4 97 (9.19%) React
5 88 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
6 84 (7.95%) Vue.js
7 81 (7.67%) AngularJS
8 74 (7.01%) Web Services
9 61 (5.78%) Kafka
10 57 (5.40%) Spring
11 53 (5.02%) RESTful
12 47 (4.45%) JSON
13 45 (4.26%) CSS
13 45 (4.26%) HTML
14 43 (4.07%) NHibernate
15 42 (3.98%) HTML5 Canvas
16 41 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (3.69%) YAML
18 38 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
19 37 (3.50%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
2 61 (5.78%) Public Cloud
3 50 (4.73%) User Experience
4 48 (4.55%) Web 2.0
5 45 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 42 (3.98%) Cloud Native
7 39 (3.69%) Data Centre
8 36 (3.41%) Client/Server
8 36 (3.41%) Virtual Team
9 35 (3.31%) CMDB
10 30 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 28 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
12 26 (2.46%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.61%) Private Cloud
14 16 (1.52%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.52%) Equities
14 16 (1.52%) Replication
15 14 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 12 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (1.14%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 401 (37.97%) Linux
2 212 (20.08%) Windows
3 109 (10.32%) Unix
4 50 (4.73%) Mesosphere
5 48 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (3.69%) CentOS
6 39 (3.69%) Windows Server
7 23 (2.18%) Ubuntu
8 19 (1.80%) Debian
9 14 (1.33%) VMS
10 13 (1.23%) Android
10 13 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.38%) SUSE
13 3 (0.28%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.28%) Solaris
13 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (57.39%) DevOps
2 503 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
4 222 (21.02%) Infrastructure as Code
5 211 (19.98%) Problem-Solving
6 206 (19.51%) Software Engineering
7 160 (15.15%) Microservices
8 145 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 144 (13.64%) Open Source
10 134 (12.69%) Analytics
11 125 (11.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 108 (10.23%) Scrum
13 99 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 96 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
15 92 (8.71%) Infrastructure Automation
16 90 (8.52%) Deployment Automation
17 87 (8.24%) Data Science
17 87 (8.24%) Mentoring
18 79 (7.48%) Load Balancing
18 79 (7.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 540 (51.14%) Python
2 279 (26.42%) Java
3 232 (21.97%) Bash Shell
4 219 (20.74%) SQL
5 163 (15.44%) PowerShell
6 148 (14.02%) JavaScript
7 138 (13.07%) Go
8 119 (11.27%) C#
9 87 (8.24%) Ruby
10 69 (6.53%) Perl
11 68 (6.44%) TypeScript
12 55 (5.21%) T-SQL
13 34 (3.22%) Shell Script
14 24 (2.27%) Groovy
15 22 (2.08%) Java 8
16 21 (1.99%) C++
17 20 (1.89%) R
18 18 (1.70%) Kotlin
19 16 (1.52%) C
20 15 (1.42%) Ada
Qualifications
1 111 (10.51%) Degree
2 81 (7.67%) Security Cleared
3 72 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.99%) AWS Certification
5 17 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.42%) RHCE
7 12 (1.14%) RHCSA
8 11 (1.04%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.38%) CLAS
11 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.38%) MCSA
12 3 (0.28%) MCSE
13 2 (0.19%) RHCA
14 1 (0.095%) MCP
14 1 (0.095%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.26%) QA
2 44 (4.17%) Accessibility
3 13 (1.23%) GRC
4 9 (0.85%) GDPR
5 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.57%) SLA
6 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.38%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.38%) RMADS
8 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.095%) IEC 61131
9 1 (0.095%) NIST
System Software
1 425 (40.25%) Docker
2 47 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.69%) Active Directory
4 34 (3.22%) VirtualBox
5 19 (1.80%) Varnish
6 17 (1.61%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.14%) Ceph
9 11 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.85%) iptables
10 9 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.76%) NFS
12 7 (0.66%) KVM
12 7 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.66%) XenApp
13 4 (0.38%) LXC
13 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.19%) Snort
14 2 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 468 (44.32%) Ansible
2 464 (43.94%) Kubernetes
3 450 (42.61%) Terraform
4 402 (38.07%) Puppet
5 272 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
6 101 (9.56%) Prometheus
7 88 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
8 57 (5.40%) Grafana
9 43 (4.07%) Automic
9 43 (4.07%) Salt
10 42 (3.98%) Kibana
11 37 (3.50%) Nagios
12 34 (3.22%) Consul
13 33 (3.13%) logstash
14 19 (1.80%) ZABBIX
15 17 (1.61%) Graphite
15 17 (1.61%) SCCM
16 13 (1.23%) Packer
17 11 (1.04%) HAProxy
18 9 (0.85%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 128 (12.12%) Google
2 89 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 82 (7.77%) Oracle
4 77 (7.29%) VMware
5 65 (6.16%) Splunk
6 55 (5.21%) IBM
7 38 (3.60%) ServiceNow
8 37 (3.50%) Cloudera
9 35 (3.31%) Hortonworks
10 34 (3.22%) Red Hat
11 30 (2.84%) Talend
12 29 (2.75%) Informatica
13 27 (2.56%) NetApp
14 26 (2.46%) Cisco
15 23 (2.18%) HP
16 22 (2.08%) SaltStack
16 22 (2.08%) SAP
17 17 (1.61%) Dell
17 17 (1.61%) Sybase
18 16 (1.52%) AppDynamics