Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 154 160
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 899 633 1,261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.00% 2.21% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.35% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 594 472 965
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,550 £43,750
25th Percentile £58,813 £53,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £88,438 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.93% +2.61% -

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 42,889 26,948 53,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.25% 94.04% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28,417 22,094 43,978
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,192 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.65% +4.91% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -36 125 £85,000 +17.24% 57
South London +17 59 £65,000 +30.00% 4
West London +3 55 £62,500 +47.06% 18
North London +10 2 £87,500 +52.17%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 546 (60.73%) AWS
2 508 (56.51%) DevOps
3 496 (55.17%) Python
4 487 (54.17%) Ansible
5 458 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
6 437 (48.61%) Kubernetes
7 415 (46.16%) Terraform
8 403 (44.83%) Docker
9 376 (41.82%) Puppet
10 360 (40.04%) Azure
11 343 (38.15%) Jenkins
12 334 (37.15%) Linux
13 256 (28.48%) Opscode Chef
14 243 (27.03%) SQL
15 240 (26.70%) GCP
16 239 (26.59%) Continuous Integration
17 233 (25.92%) Java
18 206 (22.91%) Social Skills
19 178 (19.80%) Infrastructure as Code
20 176 (19.58%) Finance
21 170 (18.91%) Windows
22 168 (18.69%) Bash Shell
23 166 (18.46%) Software Engineering
24 157 (17.46%) Open Source
25 145 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
26 140 (15.57%) Test Automation
27 139 (15.46%) Serverless
28 138 (15.35%) JavaScript
29 137 (15.24%) Microservices
30 133 (14.79%) PowerShell

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 81 (9.01%) Apache Spark
2 50 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
4 19 (2.11%) CMS
4 19 (2.11%) Confluence
4 19 (2.11%) IIS
5 16 (1.78%) Gunicorn
6 15 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.56%) Apache
8 13 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (1.22%) nginx
10 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.56%) Drupal
14 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.78%) Siemens NX
3 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Teamcenter
2 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.67%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.22%) Relativity
4 1 (0.11%) AlphaBridge
4 1 (0.11%) Alphatax
4 1 (0.11%) Farmplan
4 1 (0.11%) KEYPrime
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 546 (60.73%) AWS
2 360 (40.04%) Azure
3 240 (26.70%) GCP
4 139 (15.46%) Serverless
5 105 (11.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 78 (8.68%) IBM Cloud
7 73 (8.12%) PaaS
8 68 (7.56%) Amazon EMR
9 66 (7.34%) Amazon ECS
9 66 (7.34%) SaaS
10 64 (7.12%) GitHub
11 52 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
12 51 (5.67%) IaaS
13 47 (5.23%) Amazon EKS
13 47 (5.23%) Snowflake
14 35 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
15 34 (3.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 34 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
16 32 (3.56%) Amazon S3
17 30 (3.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.78%) Firewall
2 40 (4.45%) TCP/IP
3 37 (4.12%) VPN
4 35 (3.89%) DNS
5 19 (2.11%) AMQP
5 19 (2.11%) DHCP
5 19 (2.11%) SAN
6 18 (2.00%) Broadband
7 17 (1.89%) SSL
8 12 (1.33%) BGP
9 11 (1.22%) HTTP
9 11 (1.22%) WebEx
10 9 (1.00%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.00%) SD-WAN
10 9 (1.00%) VLAN
11 8 (0.89%) WAN
12 7 (0.78%) Internet
12 7 (0.78%) LAN
12 7 (0.78%) MPLS
12 7 (0.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (13.57%) NoSQL
2 98 (10.90%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (10.57%) Big Data
4 94 (10.46%) SQL Server
5 87 (9.68%) Hadoop
6 86 (9.57%) Amazon Athena
7 82 (9.12%) MySQL
8 75 (8.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 74 (8.23%) Neo4j
10 66 (7.34%) Electronic Patient Records
11 60 (6.67%) Relational Database
12 44 (4.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 37 (4.12%) MongoDB
14 32 (3.56%) Redis
15 22 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
16 20 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (2.11%) Apache Accumulo
18 18 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
19 17 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 343 (38.15%) Jenkins
2 131 (14.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 112 (12.46%) Git (software)
4 95 (10.57%) GitLab
5 87 (9.68%) Vagrant
6 78 (8.68%) JIRA
7 57 (6.34%) TeamCity
8 47 (5.23%) Visual Studio
9 42 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (4.45%) MSI
10 40 (4.45%) Travis CI
10 40 (4.45%) WiX
11 32 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (3.34%) IBM UrbanCode
13 28 (3.11%) Selenium
14 24 (2.67%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.89%) Maven
16 13 (1.45%) Bitbucket
16 13 (1.45%) Gradle
17 12 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 206 (22.91%) Social Skills
2 176 (19.58%) Finance
3 64 (7.12%) Banking
4 60 (6.67%) Retail
5 56 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.23%) Marketing
7 26 (2.89%) Public Sector
8 20 (2.22%) Retail Banking
9 19 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 15 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (1.67%) Russian Language
11 14 (1.56%) Law
12 13 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.45%) Telecoms
13 10 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.89%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
16 6 (0.67%) Games
16 6 (0.67%) Police
17 5 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 259 (28.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 117 (13.01%) Developer
3 95 (10.57%) Senior DevOps
4 88 (9.79%) AWS Engineer
5 87 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 83 (9.23%) Architect
6 83 (9.23%) Platform Engineer
7 69 (7.68%) Data Engineer
8 59 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
9 57 (6.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 50 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
11 46 (5.12%) Senior Developer
12 45 (5.01%) Full Stack Developer
13 41 (4.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 38 (4.23%) Java Engineer
14 38 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
15 35 (3.89%) Platform Architect
16 34 (3.78%) Data Architect
16 34 (3.78%) Site Engineer
17 33 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (14.35%) REST
2 94 (10.46%) Node.js
3 88 (9.79%) React
4 84 (9.34%) .NET
5 78 (8.68%) Elastic Stack
6 75 (8.34%) AngularJS
7 74 (8.23%) Spark Streaming
8 67 (7.45%) Web Services
9 64 (7.12%) Vue.js
10 59 (6.56%) RESTful
11 56 (6.23%) Kafka
12 53 (5.90%) CSS
13 52 (5.78%) HTML
14 46 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (5.12%) HTML5 Canvas
15 45 (5.01%) Spring
16 40 (4.45%) Aurelia
16 40 (4.45%) Entity Framework
16 40 (4.45%) NHibernate
16 40 (4.45%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.68%) Self-Motivation
2 57 (6.34%) Cloud Native
3 49 (5.45%) User Experience
4 42 (4.67%) Public Cloud
5 40 (4.45%) Client/Server
5 40 (4.45%) Web 2.0
6 37 (4.12%) Virtual Team
7 36 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 32 (3.56%) Data Centre
9 25 (2.78%) Algorithms
10 23 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 22 (2.45%) CMDB
12 19 (2.11%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.89%) Clustering
14 12 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.22%) Private Cloud
16 10 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 10 (1.11%) Replication
17 9 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 334 (37.15%) Linux
2 170 (18.91%) Windows
3 75 (8.34%) Unix
4 48 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (5.23%) CentOS
6 32 (3.56%) Mesosphere
6 32 (3.56%) Windows Server
7 28 (3.11%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.11%) Debian
9 7 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.67%) VMS
11 5 (0.56%) Android
12 4 (0.44%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.33%) SUSE
14 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (56.51%) DevOps
2 458 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (26.59%) Continuous Integration
4 178 (19.80%) Infrastructure as Code
5 166 (18.46%) Software Engineering
6 157 (17.46%) Open Source
7 145 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
8 140 (15.57%) Test Automation
9 137 (15.24%) Microservices
10 126 (14.02%) Artificial Intelligence
11 123 (13.68%) Analytics
11 123 (13.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 115 (12.79%) Data Science
13 114 (12.68%) Data Engineering
14 93 (10.34%) Scrum
15 92 (10.23%) Project Management
16 90 (10.01%) Deployment Automation
17 89 (9.90%) ETL
18 88 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
19 86 (9.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 496 (55.17%) Python
2 243 (27.03%) SQL
3 233 (25.92%) Java
4 168 (18.69%) Bash Shell
5 138 (15.35%) JavaScript
6 133 (14.79%) PowerShell
7 118 (13.13%) Go
8 111 (12.35%) C#
9 60 (6.67%) Ruby
10 52 (5.78%) TypeScript
11 50 (5.56%) T-SQL
12 46 (5.12%) Perl
13 22 (2.45%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.11%) Java 8
15 17 (1.89%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.67%) Ada
17 13 (1.45%) C++
18 12 (1.33%) PHP
18 12 (1.33%) R
19 10 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (10.01%) Degree
2 70 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 59 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.67%) AWS Certification
6 13 (1.45%) RHCE
7 10 (1.11%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.11%) RHCSA
8 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.56%) MCSA
11 4 (0.44%) MCSE
12 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.22%) PhD
13 2 (0.22%) RHCA
14 1 (0.11%) MCP
14 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.11%) VCDX
14 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.34%) Accessibility
2 22 (2.45%) QA
3 16 (1.78%) GRC
4 8 (0.89%) SLA
5 5 (0.56%) GDPR
6 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 403 (44.83%) Docker
2 75 (8.34%) VirtualBox
3 55 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (4.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.33%) Ceph
6 12 (1.33%) iptables
7 11 (1.22%) KVM
8 10 (1.11%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.89%) NFS
9 8 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.44%) LXC
11 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.33%) Xen
13 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.22%) Firmware
13 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 487 (54.17%) Ansible
2 437 (48.61%) Kubernetes
3 415 (46.16%) Terraform
4 376 (41.82%) Puppet
5 256 (28.48%) Opscode Chef
6 130 (14.46%) Docker Swarm
7 82 (9.12%) Prometheus
8 54 (6.01%) Grafana
9 32 (3.56%) Kibana
10 31 (3.45%) Salt
11 30 (3.34%) Nagios
11 30 (3.34%) ZABBIX
12 29 (3.23%) Automic
13 28 (3.11%) Consul
14 22 (2.45%) Graphite
15 21 (2.34%) logstash
16 18 (2.00%) Istio
17 15 (1.67%) Packer
18 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
19 11 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (14.02%) Google
2 90 (10.01%) IBM
3 80 (8.90%) Cloudera
4 79 (8.79%) Hortonworks
4 79 (8.79%) Microsoft
5 73 (8.12%) VMware
6 72 (8.01%) Informatica
7 67 (7.45%) Talend
8 55 (6.12%) Oracle
9 48 (5.34%) Splunk
10 42 (4.67%) Red Hat
11 25 (2.78%) Cisco
12 23 (2.56%) SAP
13 22 (2.45%) ServiceNow
14 18 (2.00%) Adobe
15 16 (1.78%) AppDynamics
16 15 (1.67%) Dell
16 15 (1.67%) NetApp
17 14 (1.56%) HP
18 13 (1.45%) Dynatrace