Period
to 20 November 2018

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

Configuration Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 123 128
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 107 116 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.99% 2.05% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.23% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 46
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £30,875 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,500 £57,500
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,996 5,196 4,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.81% 92.00% 92.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,203 3,331 2,879
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Scotland

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Scotland

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Scotland

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Edinburgh +10 51 £45,000 -10.00% 26
Glasgow -25 36 £40,500 -13.83% 7
West Lothian - 12 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire +9 8 £55,000 +66.67% 1
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 48 (44.86%) Linux
2 42 (39.25%) Java
3 39 (36.45%) DevOps
4 36 (33.64%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (33.64%) Python
5 33 (30.84%) Puppet
6 32 (29.91%) SQL
7 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
8 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
8 29 (27.10%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (25.23%) Ansible
10 25 (23.36%) Oracle
11 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
12 22 (20.56%) Docker
13 21 (19.63%) Bash Shell
14 20 (18.69%) Jenkins
14 20 (18.69%) Subversion
14 20 (18.69%) Ruby
15 19 (17.76%) Finance
16 18 (16.82%) CSS
17 17 (15.89%) Degree
17 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
17 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (14.95%) Kubernetes
18 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
18 16 (14.95%) HTML
18 16 (14.95%) PostgreSQL

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (11.21%) WildFly
2 11 (10.28%) Apache
2 11 (10.28%) JBoss
3 9 (8.41%) WebSphere
4 8 (7.48%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.61%) CloudStack
5 6 (5.61%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.80%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.80%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.80%) WordPress
8 2 (1.87%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.93%) CMS
9 1 (0.93%) Confluence
9 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.48%) SaaS
4 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.74%) IaaS
6 4 (3.74%) Serverless
7 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.80%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (2.80%) GitHub
7 3 (2.80%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.87%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.87%) Datadog
8 2 (1.87%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) Firewall
2 11 (10.28%) HTTP
3 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.54%) VPN
5 5 (4.67%) DNS
5 5 (4.67%) LAN
5 5 (4.67%) WAN
6 4 (3.74%) Network Security
7 3 (2.80%) Internet
7 3 (2.80%) SAN
7 3 (2.80%) SNMP
7 3 (2.80%) SSL
8 2 (1.87%) DHCP
8 2 (1.87%) SMTP
8 2 (1.87%) SSH
8 2 (1.87%) VoIP
9 1 (0.93%) BGP
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.48%) MariaDB
4 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.80%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.80%) Big Data
7 2 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.87%) MySQL
7 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.69%) Jenkins
2 20 (18.69%) Subversion
3 10 (9.35%) JIRA
4 9 (8.41%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.41%) Gradle
5 8 (7.48%) Android Studio
5 8 (7.48%) Ant
5 8 (7.48%) Maven
6 6 (5.61%) JUnit
7 5 (4.67%) ClearCase
7 5 (4.67%) CppUnit
7 5 (4.67%) RSpec
8 4 (3.74%) GitLab
9 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.87%) GCC
10 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Digital Economy
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.95%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Software Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Developer
4 8 (7.48%) Development Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Principal Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Principal Software Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Software Development Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Python Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) SaaS Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.82%) CSS
2 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
3 16 (14.95%) HTML
4 15 (14.02%) Spring
5 14 (13.08%) Hibernate
6 10 (9.35%) RESTful
7 9 (8.41%) JSP
7 9 (8.41%) Spring Boot
8 8 (7.48%) EJB
8 8 (7.48%) EJB 3.0
8 8 (7.48%) JPA
8 8 (7.48%) Struts
8 8 (7.48%) Struts2
8 8 (7.48%) Web Services
9 7 (6.54%) Node.js
10 6 (5.61%) JSON
10 6 (5.61%) SOAP
10 6 (5.61%) XML
11 5 (4.67%) Kafka
11 5 (4.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.67%) Fintech
6 4 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.74%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.80%) CMDB
8 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Linux
2 13 (12.15%) Unix
3 10 (9.35%) Windows
4 8 (7.48%) Android
4 8 (7.48%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.80%) CentOS
7 2 (1.87%) Debian
7 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) DevOps
2 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.10%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (21.50%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (20.56%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.02%) Scrum
8 14 (13.08%) Microservices
8 14 (13.08%) Open Source
9 12 (11.21%) OO
10 11 (10.28%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (8.41%) Service Management
12 8 (7.48%) Analytics
12 8 (7.48%) Android Development
12 8 (7.48%) Change Management
12 8 (7.48%) iOS Development
12 8 (7.48%) IT Strategy
12 8 (7.48%) Software Delivery
12 8 (7.48%) UML
12 8 (7.48%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.25%) Java
2 36 (33.64%) Python
3 32 (29.91%) SQL
4 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.63%) Bash Shell
6 20 (18.69%) Ruby
7 15 (14.02%) Perl
7 15 (14.02%) Shell Script
8 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.67%) C
9 5 (4.67%) C#
9 5 (4.67%) C++
9 5 (4.67%) PHP
9 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.87%) Go
10 2 (1.87%) Java 8
10 2 (1.87%) R
10 2 (1.87%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.93%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) MCSA
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (20.56%) Docker
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.61%) vSphere
2 6 (5.61%) Xen
2 6 (5.61%) XenServer
3 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 36 (33.64%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (30.84%) Puppet
3 27 (25.23%) Ansible
4 16 (14.95%) Kubernetes
5 11 (10.28%) Terraform
6 6 (5.61%) Cobbler
6 6 (5.61%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.74%) Salt
8 3 (2.80%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.80%) Grafana
8 3 (2.80%) Mesos
8 3 (2.80%) Oozie
9 2 (1.87%) Cacti
9 2 (1.87%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.87%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.87%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.93%) Graphite
10 1 (0.93%) Packer
10 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Oracle
2 10 (9.35%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) VMware
4 6 (5.61%) EnterpriseDB
4 6 (5.61%) Sybase
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) Google
5 4 (3.74%) Splunk
6 3 (2.80%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.80%) F5
6 3 (2.80%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.87%) BMC
7 2 (1.87%) IBM
7 2 (1.87%) Perforce
7 2 (1.87%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.93%) CA
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix