Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 83 93
Rank change year-on-year +40 +10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 73 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.42% 2.49% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 2.74% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 111 32 15
North East median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% +17.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,424 £31,625 £27,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £69,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 1,262 1,422 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.76% 90.92% 87.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,241 980
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,754 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,649 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +42 61 £55,000 +20.88% 8
Durham +3 4 £39,626 -20.75%
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 57 (78.08%) DevOps
2 55 (75.34%) Puppet
3 45 (61.64%) Ansible
4 43 (58.90%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (50.68%) Linux
7 33 (45.21%) Docker
8 31 (42.47%) Bash Shell
8 31 (42.47%) Git (software)
9 29 (39.73%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (38.36%) Python
11 26 (35.62%) Java
12 23 (31.51%) Mentoring
13 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
14 20 (27.40%) Perl
14 20 (27.40%) Jenkins
15 19 (26.03%) Data Analytics
15 19 (26.03%) Analytics
16 18 (24.66%) Coaching
16 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
18 14 (19.18%) Microservices
19 13 (17.81%) Mesos
19 13 (17.81%) C++
19 13 (17.81%) Ruby
20 12 (16.44%) Finance
20 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 12 (16.44%) TeamCity
20 12 (16.44%) Docker Swarm
21 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement

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 10 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (9.59%) IaaS
4 7 (9.59%) PaaS
5 5 (6.85%) Datadog
5 5 (6.85%) Office 365
5 5 (6.85%) SaaS
6 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.37%) Akamai
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.37%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 8 (10.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (10.96%) MongoDB
1 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.59%) MySQL
3 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) Power BI
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (42.47%) Git (software)
2 20 (27.40%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.44%) TeamCity
4 7 (9.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.37%) JMeter
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (61.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 7 (9.59%) DevOps Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (9.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.48%) IT Support
5 4 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (4.11%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Django Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) CSS
1 10 (13.70%) HTML
2 5 (6.85%) Django
2 5 (6.85%) jQuery
2 5 (6.85%) Sass
3 3 (4.11%) Laravel
3 3 (4.11%) Node.js
3 3 (4.11%) REST
3 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 2 (2.74%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
4 2 (2.74%) React
4 2 (2.74%) WCF
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.48%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.68%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Debian
2 8 (10.96%) Ubuntu
3 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows
4 6 (8.22%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (78.08%) DevOps
2 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.51%) Mentoring
4 21 (28.77%) Test Automation
5 19 (26.03%) Analytics
5 19 (26.03%) Data Analytics
6 18 (24.66%) Coaching
7 14 (19.18%) Microservices
8 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.96%) Benchmarking
11 8 (10.96%) Load Testing
11 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (9.59%) Presales
13 6 (8.22%) Deployment Automation
14 5 (6.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 5 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (6.85%) Technical Leadership
14 5 (6.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) Bash Shell
2 28 (38.36%) Python
3 26 (35.62%) Java
4 20 (27.40%) Perl
5 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
6 13 (17.81%) C++
6 13 (17.81%) Ruby
7 8 (10.96%) SQL
8 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
9 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
10 5 (6.85%) C
11 3 (4.11%) PHP
12 2 (2.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) Docker
2 5 (6.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) KVM
4 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (75.34%) Puppet
2 45 (61.64%) Ansible
3 43 (58.90%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (17.81%) Mesos
5 12 (16.44%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (9.59%) Kubernetes
6 7 (9.59%) Terraform
7 5 (6.85%) Cobbler
7 5 (6.85%) Nagios
7 5 (6.85%) Packer
8 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Google
2 6 (8.22%) New Relic
3 5 (6.85%) Splunk
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) Nintex
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix