Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 > Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 116 165
Rank change year-on-year -47 +49 +23
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 187 91 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.77% 2.31% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.46% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 124 61 144
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,688 £38,500 £35,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.93% +1.18% -11.92%
75th Percentile £68,125 £60,000 £58,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £72,125
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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,818 3,693 10,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.19% 93.64% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,075 3,006 8,582
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.29% +1.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,053 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Midlands 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
West Midlands -41 146 £52,500 +16.67% 48
East Midlands -42 41 £47,500 +21.79% 13
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 Midlands region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 87 (46.52%) Linux
2 82 (43.85%) Terraform
3 81 (43.32%) AWS
4 80 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (42.25%) Azure
6 78 (41.71%) DevOps
7 75 (40.11%) Kubernetes
8 71 (37.97%) Docker
9 70 (37.43%) Infrastructure as Code
10 66 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (34.22%) Ansible
12 52 (27.81%) Social Skills
13 51 (27.27%) Python
14 48 (25.67%) Opscode Chef
14 48 (25.67%) Jenkins
15 47 (25.13%) Puppet
16 44 (23.53%) Security Cleared
17 43 (22.99%) SC Cleared
18 39 (20.86%) Degree
19 38 (20.32%) C
20 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
21 33 (17.65%) Validation
22 32 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
23 31 (16.58%) SDLC
24 30 (16.04%) AWS CloudFormation
24 30 (16.04%) C++
25 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
26 28 (14.97%) Windows
26 28 (14.97%) Ruby
27 27 (14.44%) JIRA

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.14%) CMS
3 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.07%) Confluence
4 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.07%) nginx
4 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.53%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Workfront
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 81 (43.32%) AWS
2 79 (42.25%) Azure
3 30 (16.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (13.37%) SaaS
5 16 (8.56%) Power Platform
5 16 (8.56%) Pulumi
6 15 (8.02%) GCP
6 15 (8.02%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (8.02%) PaaS
7 13 (6.95%) IaaS
8 11 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (4.81%) OpenShift
9 9 (4.81%) PowerApps
10 8 (4.28%) Power Automate
11 7 (3.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (3.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (3.21%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (3.21%) OneDrive
13 4 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (2.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.44%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.83%) Broadband
3 12 (6.42%) DNS
4 9 (4.81%) Firewall
5 8 (4.28%) DHCP
5 8 (4.28%) LAN
6 6 (3.21%) WAN
6 6 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.67%) Network Security
7 5 (2.67%) SAN
7 5 (2.67%) VPN
8 3 (1.60%) FlexRay
8 3 (1.60%) NAS
8 3 (1.60%) SSL
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.07%) Modbus
9 2 (1.07%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (1.07%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.67%) Power BI
4 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.60%) Big Data
5 3 (1.60%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.60%) MySQL
6 2 (1.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.07%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) DB2
7 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (25.67%) Jenkins
2 27 (14.44%) JIRA
3 25 (13.37%) Subversion
4 18 (9.63%) GitLab
5 14 (7.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.21%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.60%) CANoe
9 3 (1.60%) Hudson
9 3 (1.60%) Maven
9 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.53%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (27.81%) Social Skills
2 32 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (13.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.67%) Finance
4 5 (2.67%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.14%) Electronics
6 3 (1.60%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.07%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (20.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
3 30 (16.04%) Software Engineer
4 28 (14.97%) AWS Engineer
4 28 (14.97%) Embedded Engineer
4 28 (14.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 25 (13.37%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) C Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 24 (12.83%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) .NET
2 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.74%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (2.67%) XML
4 4 (2.14%) .NET Core
4 4 (2.14%) JSON
4 4 (2.14%) Node.js
5 3 (1.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.60%) PySpark
5 3 (1.60%) RESTful
5 3 (1.60%) Web Services
5 3 (1.60%) YAML
6 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (1.07%) CSS
6 2 (1.07%) NumPy
6 2 (1.07%) PyQt
6 2 (1.07%) Tkinter
6 2 (1.07%) Vue.js
6 2 (1.07%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (10.16%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.42%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.28%) CMDB
5 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.21%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.21%) User Experience
7 4 (2.14%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) LIMS
9 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.53%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 87 (46.52%) Linux
2 28 (14.97%) Windows
3 24 (12.83%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (8.56%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.81%) Unix
6 6 (3.21%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.67%) CentOS
7 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.14%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (1.07%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.71%) DevOps
3 70 (37.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 66 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
6 33 (17.65%) Validation
7 31 (16.58%) SDLC
8 25 (13.37%) GitOps
9 24 (12.83%) ITIL
9 24 (12.83%) Service Design
9 24 (12.83%) Software Architecture
10 18 (9.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (9.63%) Migration
11 17 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (9.09%) Load Balancing
11 17 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.95%) Computer Science
12 13 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.95%) ITSM
12 13 (6.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.27%) Python
2 38 (20.32%) C
3 30 (16.04%) C++
4 28 (14.97%) Ruby
5 26 (13.90%) Go
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C
6 24 (12.83%) Embedded C++
6 24 (12.83%) PowerShell
7 22 (11.76%) SQL
8 21 (11.23%) Bash Shell
9 20 (10.70%) C#
10 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
11 10 (5.35%) Java
12 6 (3.21%) Perl
12 6 (3.21%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.67%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.14%) Groovy
15 1 (0.53%) PHP
15 1 (0.53%) VB
15 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 44 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 43 (22.99%) SC Cleared
3 39 (20.86%) Degree
4 7 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.14%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.14%) MCSA
5 4 (2.14%) MCSE
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.07%) CCNA
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 26262
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (37.97%) Docker
2 24 (12.83%) Firmware
3 16 (8.56%) Active Directory
4 15 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.07%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.07%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 82 (43.85%) Terraform
2 75 (40.11%) Kubernetes
3 64 (34.22%) Ansible
4 48 (25.67%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (25.13%) Puppet
6 19 (10.16%) Salt
7 14 (7.49%) SCCM
8 10 (5.35%) Prometheus
9 9 (4.81%) Grafana
10 7 (3.74%) CFEngine
10 7 (3.74%) Consul
10 7 (3.74%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (3.74%) Packer
11 6 (3.21%) Graphite
11 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (3.21%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (2.67%) Opsview
13 4 (2.14%) SCOM
14 3 (1.60%) WSUS
14 3 (1.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.44%) EMC
3 16 (8.56%) VMware
4 11 (5.88%) Google
5 10 (5.35%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.21%) Oracle
8 5 (2.67%) Remedy
9 4 (2.14%) Splunk
10 3 (1.60%) Adobe
10 3 (1.60%) Databricks
10 3 (1.60%) Ivanti
10 3 (1.60%) NetApp
10 3 (1.60%) New Relic
10 3 (1.60%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.07%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.07%) Cisco
11 2 (1.07%) Progress
11 2 (1.07%) SaltStack