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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 114 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 38 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.62% 1.45% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.60% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 44
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2136 2681 2768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.32% 90.48% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1732 1672
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 19 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Glasgow +7 9 £48,000 +6.66% 2
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,375 - 1
West Lothian -4 2 £30,000 -31.81%
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Stirling +22 1 £35,500 -29.00%
Highlands - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £41,500 -
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) Puppet
3 23 (37.70%) Windows
4 22 (36.07%) Python
5 21 (34.43%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (29.51%) Java
7 17 (27.87%) Degree
8 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
8 16 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (26.23%) Tomcat
8 16 (26.23%) Finance
9 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
10 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
10 14 (22.95%) Apache
10 14 (22.95%) SQL
10 14 (22.95%) MySQL
10 14 (22.95%) DevOps
11 12 (19.67%) IIS
11 12 (19.67%) VMware
11 12 (19.67%) SAN
11 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
12 11 (18.03%) NAS
12 11 (18.03%) Ubuntu
12 11 (18.03%) Perforce
12 11 (18.03%) LAMP
12 11 (18.03%) Web Services
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
13 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
13 10 (16.39%) Perl
13 10 (16.39%) WAN

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 16 (26.23%) Tomcat
2 14 (22.95%) Apache
3 12 (19.67%) IIS
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Pig
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Spark
4 5 (8.20%) JBoss
4 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.56%) NetWeaver
5 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.92%) Confluence
7 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.64%) CMS
8 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Office
2 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
4 5 (8.20%) IaaS
4 5 (8.20%) PaaS
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) SAN
2 11 (18.03%) NAS
3 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 9 (14.75%) iSCSI
5 7 (11.48%) Firewall
6 5 (8.20%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.28%) SSL
8 2 (3.28%) Wireless
9 1 (1.64%) LAN
9 1 (1.64%) PABX
9 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) MySQL
2 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.20%) Big Data
4 5 (8.20%) Flink
4 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.28%) SSDT
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.75%) Subversion
4 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.56%) JIRA
5 4 (6.56%) Maven
5 4 (6.56%) PVCS
6 3 (4.92%) GCC
7 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.28%) MSI
7 2 (3.28%) NuGet
7 2 (3.28%) NUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Selenium
7 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) git-flow
8 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.28%) AWS Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Head of Service Operations
9 2 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) LAMP
1 11 (18.03%) Web Services
2 7 (11.48%) REST
3 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (9.84%) J2EE
4 5 (8.20%) Ajax
4 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.20%) JDBC
4 5 (8.20%) Kafka
4 5 (8.20%) NumPy
4 5 (8.20%) SciPy
5 4 (6.56%) EJB
5 4 (6.56%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (6.56%) Java EE 5
5 4 (6.56%) JAX-WS
5 4 (6.56%) JMS
5 4 (6.56%) JSF
5 4 (6.56%) JSP
5 4 (6.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
1 7 (11.48%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 23 (37.70%) Windows
3 11 (18.03%) Ubuntu
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (13.11%) Unix
6 3 (4.92%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.64%) VMS
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) DevOps
1 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
2 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
2 10 (16.39%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.11%) Open Source
4 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL
4 7 (11.48%) SDLC
5 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
5 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.84%) Service Management
5 6 (9.84%) Software Distribution
6 5 (8.20%) Analytics
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.20%) ITSM
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.20%) Release Management
6 5 (8.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Python
2 18 (29.51%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
4 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (16.39%) Perl
7 8 (13.11%) Ruby
8 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 2 (3.28%) VBScript
10 1 (1.64%) C
10 1 (1.64%) C#
10 1 (1.64%) C++
10 1 (1.64%) Clojure
10 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 4 (6.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.20%) Apache Flume
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 24 (39.34%) Puppet
2 21 (34.43%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (14.75%) Ansible
4 7 (11.48%) Check_MK
4 7 (11.48%) Nagios
5 5 (8.20%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
5 5 (8.20%) Mesos
6 4 (6.56%) Capistrano
7 3 (4.92%) yum
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (3.28%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.64%) Kibana
9 1 (1.64%) logstash
9 1 (1.64%) Terraform
9 1 (1.64%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) VMware
2 11 (18.03%) Perforce
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco
4 9 (14.75%) Brocade
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
4 9 (14.75%) Percona
4 9 (14.75%) Riverbed
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.48%) Palo Alto
7 6 (9.84%) Oracle
8 5 (8.20%) F5
8 5 (8.20%) IBM
8 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.20%) Splunk
9 4 (6.56%) SAP
10 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.64%) AVEVA
11 1 (1.64%) HP
11 1 (1.64%) Mitel
11 1 (1.64%) Sybase
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