Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > North East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 68 103
Rank change year-on-year +19 +35 +6
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 80 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.37% 3.14% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 3.44% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 109 29 13
North East median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +21.43% +14.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,400 £27,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £68,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,369 1,045 1,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.94% 91.11% 87.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 887 1,169
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% -1.25%
10th Percentile £22,229 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the North East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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
Tyne and Wear +9 62 £55,000 +32.05% 5
Durham +5 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Northumberland - 2 £35,000 - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 61 (76.25%) DevOps
2 58 (72.50%) Puppet
3 54 (67.50%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (50.00%) Ansible
6 39 (48.75%) Linux
7 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (41.25%) Java
9 31 (38.75%) Docker
9 31 (38.75%) Bash Shell
10 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
11 26 (32.50%) Python
12 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (26.25%) TeamCity
13 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
14 20 (25.00%) Test Automation
15 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
15 19 (23.75%) Terraform
16 17 (21.25%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (20.00%) NoSQL
17 16 (20.00%) Analytics
17 16 (20.00%) Data Analytics
17 16 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
18 15 (18.75%) Kubernetes
19 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
19 14 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (17.50%) DNS
19 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
20 13 (16.25%) Benchmarking
20 13 (16.25%) SSL

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 17 (21.25%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (16.25%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (16.25%) SaaS
4 8 (10.00%) Datadog
4 8 (10.00%) IaaS
4 8 (10.00%) PaaS
5 7 (8.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (6.25%) Office 365
7 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.00%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.75%) Serverless
9 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) DNS
2 13 (16.25%) Internet
2 13 (16.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (16.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (16.25%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.25%) MySQL
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.25%) TeamCity
3 8 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (10.00%) JIRA
4 7 (8.75%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.25%) GitLab
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) Toad
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.50%) Games
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Senior DevOps
2 15 (18.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (15.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Architect
8 8 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
9 7 (8.75%) Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Service Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (7.50%) IT Analyst
10 6 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (7.50%) Technical Services Analyst
11 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) HTML
2 5 (6.25%) CSS
2 5 (6.25%) Spring
3 4 (5.00%) Django
3 4 (5.00%) jQuery
3 4 (5.00%) Sass
4 3 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.50%) HTML5
5 2 (2.50%) Node.js
5 2 (2.50%) React
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.25%) CSS3
6 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.25%) Java EE
6 1 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (7.50%) Private Cloud
2 5 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.75%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.00%) Debian
4 4 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (76.25%) DevOps
2 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (20.00%) Analytics
4 16 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 16 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 14 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
6 13 (16.25%) Benchmarking
6 13 (16.25%) Coaching
6 13 (16.25%) Load Testing
7 10 (12.50%) ITIL
7 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.00%) Presales
9 8 (10.00%) Service Management
9 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.50%) BDD
10 6 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Java
2 31 (38.75%) Bash Shell
3 26 (32.50%) Python
4 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 13 (16.25%) C++
6 13 (16.25%) Perl
6 13 (16.25%) Ruby
7 11 (13.75%) SQL
8 9 (11.25%) C
9 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) C#
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.25%) CITP
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) Docker
2 13 (16.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) KVM
4 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (72.50%) Puppet
2 54 (67.50%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (50.00%) Ansible
4 19 (23.75%) Terraform
5 15 (18.75%) Kubernetes
6 13 (16.25%) Cobbler
6 13 (16.25%) Packer
7 10 (12.50%) Mesos
7 10 (12.50%) Nagios
8 8 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) New Relic
1 9 (11.25%) Splunk
2 5 (6.25%) Google
3 4 (5.00%) Capita
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Siebel
5 1 (1.25%) Sybase
5 1 (1.25%) VMware