Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 202 189
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 248 235 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.66% 1.40% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.57% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 185 193 181
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,250 £67,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 13,234 14,971 15,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.61% 89.45% 88.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10,648 11,804 12,476
Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +33 157 £50,000 - 36
East Midlands +13 91 £52,500 +23.53% 21
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 119 (47.98%) Linux
2 98 (39.52%) Puppet
3 95 (38.31%) DevOps
4 93 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (33.87%) Java
6 80 (32.26%) Windows
7 77 (31.05%) Amazon AWS
8 76 (30.65%) Python
9 75 (30.24%) Ansible
10 74 (29.84%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (29.44%) Opscode Chef
11 73 (29.44%) Microsoft
12 68 (27.42%) Ruby
13 67 (27.02%) Jenkins
14 64 (25.81%) Test Automation
15 63 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 55 (22.18%) PowerShell
17 50 (20.16%) Docker
18 47 (18.95%) ITIL
18 47 (18.95%) SQL
19 43 (17.34%) Scrum
20 40 (16.13%) Perl
21 39 (15.73%) JavaScript
22 38 (15.32%) Unix
22 38 (15.32%) Git (software)
23 36 (14.52%) Bash Shell
23 36 (14.52%) Shell Script
24 35 (14.11%) C#
25 34 (13.71%) JIRA
26 33 (13.31%) Terraform

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 29 (11.69%) Apache
2 22 (8.87%) Confluence
3 10 (4.03%) JBoss
4 8 (3.23%) IIS
4 8 (3.23%) MQSeries
5 7 (2.82%) nginx
5 7 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.61%) CloudStack
7 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.21%) CMS
8 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.81%) Drupal
9 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.81%) WordPress
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.61%) Doxygen
2 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.02%) Workfront
3 3 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 77 (31.05%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (11.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (10.89%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (6.45%) Amazon S3
6 12 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (3.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 9 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (3.63%) Serverless
8 6 (2.42%) PaaS
9 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.81%) Datadog
11 2 (0.81%) GitHub
11 2 (0.81%) IaaS
11 2 (0.81%) Linode
12 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.40%) SaaS
12 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) Firewall
2 12 (4.84%) VPN
3 5 (2.02%) ATM
3 5 (2.02%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.21%) DHCP
5 3 (1.21%) DNS
5 3 (1.21%) OSPF
6 2 (0.81%) BGP
6 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.81%) DSL
6 2 (0.81%) IPsec
6 2 (0.81%) ISDN
6 2 (0.81%) MPLS
6 2 (0.81%) Network Security
6 2 (0.81%) PABX
6 2 (0.81%) PPP
6 2 (0.81%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.27%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.65%) MySQL
4 13 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.63%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.02%) Big Data
8 5 (2.02%) QlikView
9 4 (1.61%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.81%) SQLite
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 67 (27.02%) Jenkins
2 38 (15.32%) Git (software)
3 34 (13.71%) JIRA
4 27 (10.89%) Subversion
5 22 (8.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (5.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (5.24%) TeamCity
8 12 (4.84%) ClearQuest
9 10 (4.03%) Selenium
9 10 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.63%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (2.82%) Hudson
12 7 (2.82%) InstallShield
12 7 (2.82%) MSI
13 6 (2.42%) JUnit
14 5 (2.02%) Cucumber
14 5 (2.02%) JBehave
15 4 (1.61%) VectorCAST
16 3 (1.21%) Maven
General
1 24 (9.68%) Retail
2 18 (7.26%) Finance
3 9 (3.63%) Games
4 7 (2.82%) Electronics
5 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Military
6 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Avionics
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (12.10%) Analyst
3 18 (7.26%) AWS DevOps
4 16 (6.45%) Microsoft Engineer
5 14 (5.65%) Software Engineer
5 14 (5.65%) Test Engineer
6 13 (5.24%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (5.24%) Graduate
6 13 (5.24%) Graduate Test Engineer
7 12 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (4.84%) Developer
8 11 (4.44%) Architect
8 11 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.03%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.63%) Consultant
10 9 (3.63%) DBA
10 9 (3.63%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (3.63%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.89%) .NET
2 20 (8.06%) Web Services
3 9 (3.63%) Middleware
4 7 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (2.82%) Node.js
5 6 (2.42%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (2.02%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.02%) HornetQ
6 5 (2.02%) JMS
6 5 (2.02%) Kafka
6 5 (2.02%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (2.02%) RESTful
6 5 (2.02%) Spring
7 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.61%) HTML
7 4 (1.61%) jQuery
8 3 (1.21%) JSON
8 3 (1.21%) LAMP
9 2 (0.81%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Algorithms
2 16 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 13 (5.24%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.84%) Public Cloud
5 11 (4.44%) Wiki
6 9 (3.63%) Clustering
6 9 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.23%) Replication
8 6 (2.42%) CMDB
9 5 (2.02%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.61%) VHDL
11 3 (1.21%) ASIC
11 3 (1.21%) CPLD
11 3 (1.21%) mPOS
11 3 (1.21%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.81%) Life Science
12 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 119 (47.98%) Linux
2 80 (32.26%) Windows
3 38 (15.32%) Unix
4 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.03%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.61%) Android
9 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.21%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.81%) CentOS
11 2 (0.81%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.31%) DevOps
2 93 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (29.84%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 47 (18.95%) ITIL
6 43 (17.34%) Scrum
7 32 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 28 (11.29%) Coaching
9 28 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (10.89%) Service Management
10 27 (10.89%) Software Testing
11 26 (10.48%) OO
12 23 (9.27%) BDD
13 22 (8.87%) TDD
14 20 (8.06%) CRM
15 18 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (7.26%) Microservices
16 17 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (6.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 84 (33.87%) Java
2 76 (30.65%) Python
3 68 (27.42%) Ruby
4 55 (22.18%) PowerShell
5 47 (18.95%) SQL
6 40 (16.13%) Perl
7 39 (15.73%) JavaScript
8 36 (14.52%) Bash Shell
8 36 (14.52%) Shell Script
9 35 (14.11%) C#
10 24 (9.68%) PHP
11 18 (7.26%) VBScript
12 14 (5.65%) C
13 13 (5.24%) VB
14 10 (4.03%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.82%) C++
16 5 (2.02%) Groovy
16 5 (2.02%) Scala
17 4 (1.61%) Assembly Language
17 4 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.06%) Degree
2 15 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.61%) ISEB
6 4 (1.61%) MCSE
6 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.21%) MCSA
8 2 (0.81%) CCNA
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.81%) CITP
8 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.81%) MOS
9 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.82%) SLA
3 6 (2.42%) MISRA
4 5 (2.02%) MISRA C
4 5 (2.02%) QA
4 5 (2.02%) TickIT
5 4 (1.61%) IEC 62304
5 4 (1.61%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.81%) PMO
7 1 (0.40%) GCP
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (20.16%) Docker
2 30 (12.10%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.63%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.23%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.02%) Firmware
8 3 (1.21%) vSphere
8 3 (1.21%) Xen
8 3 (1.21%) XenServer
9 2 (0.81%) Gluster
9 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.40%) KVM
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 98 (39.52%) Puppet
2 75 (30.24%) Ansible
3 73 (29.44%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (13.31%) Terraform
5 20 (8.06%) Kubernetes
6 18 (7.26%) SCCM
7 14 (5.65%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (4.44%) Salt
8 11 (4.44%) SCVMM
9 10 (4.03%) Packer
10 7 (2.82%) SCOM
11 5 (2.02%) Marathon
11 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (2.02%) Rancher
12 3 (1.21%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.21%) Nagios
12 3 (1.21%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
13 2 (0.81%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.81%) Netcool
Vendors
1 73 (29.44%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.29%) Oracle
3 25 (10.08%) VMware
4 23 (9.27%) BMC
5 18 (7.26%) Atlassian
6 14 (5.65%) Google
7 13 (5.24%) Citrix
7 13 (5.24%) IBM
8 12 (4.84%) CollabNet
8 12 (4.84%) Ivanti
8 12 (4.84%) Serena
8 12 (4.84%) Sonatype
9 11 (4.44%) ServiceNow
10 10 (4.03%) SaltStack
11 6 (2.42%) Remedy
12 5 (2.02%) McAfee
12 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.02%) Symantec
12 5 (2.02%) Zoomdata
13 3 (1.21%) New Relic