Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > North East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 58 65
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 37 19 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.96% 2.74% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.94% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 27
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,000 £40,000 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £47,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +34.21% +7.95% -12.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £56,250 £53,960
90th Percentile " £60,000 £63,217
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 North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,160 647 1,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.73% 93.36% 92.90%
Number of salaries quoted 874 571 785
10th Percentile £26,125 £28,750 £26,350
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in the North East over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North East region over the 6 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear -13 35 £67,500 +42.11% 8
Durham - 2 £37,060 -
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 29 (78.38%) Kubernetes
3 28 (75.68%) AWS
3 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (72.97%) Puppet
5 26 (70.27%) Terraform
6 25 (67.57%) Infrastructure as Code
7 15 (40.54%) Docker
8 14 (37.84%) Azure
9 13 (35.14%) Open Source
9 13 (35.14%) Ansible
9 13 (35.14%) Linux
10 12 (32.43%) Python
10 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (32.43%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (32.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 11 (29.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
11 11 (29.73%) Firewall
12 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
12 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
13 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
13 8 (21.62%) PaaS
13 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
13 8 (21.62%) IaaS
14 7 (18.92%) SaaS
14 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
14 7 (18.92%) Perl
14 7 (18.92%) ARM Templates

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (5.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) AWS
2 14 (37.84%) Azure
3 12 (32.43%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (29.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (21.62%) IaaS
5 8 (21.62%) PaaS
6 7 (18.92%) SaaS
7 3 (8.11%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (5.41%) GCP
8 2 (5.41%) GitHub
9 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (2.70%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (2.70%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
9 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) IPv4
2 5 (13.51%) IPv6
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) BGP
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) OSPF
3 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Power BI
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (18.92%) GitLab
4 6 (16.22%) CircleCI
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) AWS DevOps
2 10 (27.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) SOC Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Database Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) ARM Templates
2 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.41%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (5.41%) Cyberattack
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Debian
4 4 (10.81%) CentOS
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) DevOps
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (67.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (35.14%) Open Source
5 12 (32.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
7 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (13.51%) Database Security
7 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (13.51%) SIEM
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
9 3 (8.11%) Case Management
9 3 (8.11%) Change Control
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (8.11%) ITSM
9 3 (8.11%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Go
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (78.38%) Kubernetes
2 27 (72.97%) Puppet
3 26 (70.27%) Terraform
4 13 (35.14%) Ansible
5 12 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (16.22%) CFEngine
7 3 (8.11%) Nagios
7 3 (8.11%) Proxmox
7 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
8 2 (5.41%) Grafana
8 2 (5.41%) Packer
8 2 (5.41%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.70%) Consul
9 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (2.70%) Graphite
9 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Splunk
3 3 (8.11%) LogRhythm
3 3 (8.11%) SaltStack
3 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) CommVault
5 1 (2.70%) Databricks
5 1 (2.70%) New Relic
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow