Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 39 29
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 8 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.70% 2.60% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.87% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% +7.14%
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +9.38%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 428 383 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.87% 90.54% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 287 310 152
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,125 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Northern Ireland

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Northern Ireland

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
County Antrim -20 8 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 5 (62.50%) Debian
4 5 (62.50%) LDAP
4 5 (62.50%) SMTP
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 5 (62.50%) HTTP
4 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
4 5 (62.50%) NFS
4 5 (62.50%) SNMP
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) EMC
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) NetApp

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) Kerberos
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
1 5 (62.50%) SNMP
1 5 (62.50%) SSH
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
1 5 (62.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) Debian
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Nagios
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) NetApp
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat