Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 121 143
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 111 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.03% 1.44% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.58% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 64
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25% +8.54%
10th Percentile £31,750 £35,675 £32,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,200
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +9.47%

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 4,986 4,234 5,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.20% 91.29% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,273 2,679 3,537
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £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 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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Glasgow +6 69 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Edinburgh -5 31 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Fife -2 6 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £45,750 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 50 (45.05%) Python
2 47 (42.34%) DevOps
3 43 (38.74%) Linux
4 40 (36.04%) Firewall
4 40 (36.04%) Puppet
5 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (34.23%) Ruby
5 38 (34.23%) ITIL
6 36 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
7 32 (28.83%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (23.42%) Bash Shell
8 26 (23.42%) Docker
8 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (22.52%) Change Management
10 24 (21.62%) Ansible
11 23 (20.72%) Vagrant
12 22 (19.82%) Mentoring
12 22 (19.82%) Open Source
12 22 (19.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (18.92%) CentOS
13 21 (18.92%) Java
13 21 (18.92%) Perl
13 21 (18.92%) Packer
14 20 (18.02%) SQL
14 20 (18.02%) Web Services
14 20 (18.02%) Finance
15 19 (17.12%) Windows
16 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
16 18 (16.22%) Ubuntu

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 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.60%) CloudStack
2 4 (3.60%) JBoss
2 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.60%) Endur
3 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.83%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.61%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.60%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.70%) npm
6 2 (1.80%) IaaS
6 2 (1.80%) Office 365
6 2 (1.80%) PaaS
6 2 (1.80%) SaaS
7 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.04%) Firewall
2 17 (15.32%) VPN
3 14 (12.61%) HTTP
4 12 (10.81%) DNS
4 12 (10.81%) IPsec
4 12 (10.81%) SMTP
4 12 (10.81%) SSL
5 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.50%) IP Telephony
7 5 (4.50%) ISDN
7 5 (4.50%) MPLS
7 5 (4.50%) VLAN
7 5 (4.50%) VoIP
8 2 (1.80%) LAN
8 2 (1.80%) SAN
9 1 (0.90%) Junos
9 1 (0.90%) SNMP
9 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.70%) MySQL
4 3 (2.70%) Redis
5 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.80%) OLAP
5 2 (1.80%) OLTP
5 2 (1.80%) Power BI
5 2 (1.80%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Vagrant
2 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.81%) Maven
5 8 (7.21%) JIRA
6 6 (5.41%) Subversion
7 5 (4.50%) Gradle
7 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.70%) Hudson
9 3 (2.70%) JUnit
9 3 (2.70%) Log4j
9 3 (2.70%) Selenium
9 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.80%) GCC
11 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Senior DevOps
3 15 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Administrator
6 9 (8.11%) Consultant
6 9 (8.11%) Security Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Release Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) IT Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) IT Support
9 5 (4.50%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Endur Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) OpenLink Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) Web Services
2 7 (6.31%) HTML
3 6 (5.41%) .NET
4 4 (3.60%) CSS
4 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.60%) REST
4 4 (3.60%) Spring
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Flex
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.70%) JDBC
5 3 (2.70%) JPA
5 3 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.70%) RESTful
6 2 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.80%) MDX
6 2 (1.80%) React
6 2 (1.80%) Sensu
7 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.90%) Node.js
7 1 (0.90%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Smart Home
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (38.74%) Linux
2 22 (19.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (18.92%) CentOS
4 19 (17.12%) Windows
5 18 (16.22%) Ubuntu
6 17 (15.32%) Unix
7 7 (6.31%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) DevOps
2 38 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) ITIL
3 25 (22.52%) Change Management
4 22 (19.82%) Mentoring
4 22 (19.82%) Open Source
5 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.41%) Service Management
7 12 (10.81%) Scrum
8 11 (9.91%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (9.91%) SDLC
8 11 (9.91%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (9.01%) Security Architecture
10 9 (8.11%) Information Management
10 9 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (8.11%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.21%) ITSM
11 8 (7.21%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.05%) Python
2 38 (34.23%) Ruby
3 26 (23.42%) Bash Shell
4 21 (18.92%) Java
4 21 (18.92%) Perl
5 20 (18.02%) SQL
6 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
7 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.50%) C#
11 4 (3.60%) PHP
12 2 (1.80%) Clojure
12 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.90%) C++
13 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) Degree
3 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.70%) MCSE
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.70%) RHCE
4 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (23.42%) Docker
2 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.41%) vSphere
4 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.60%) Xen
5 4 (3.60%) XenServer
6 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.80%) LXC
6 2 (1.80%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.80%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.90%) Firmware
7 1 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (36.04%) Puppet
2 36 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (21.62%) Ansible
4 21 (18.92%) Packer
5 8 (7.21%) Kubernetes
6 7 (6.31%) Nagios
7 5 (4.50%) Cobbler
7 5 (4.50%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.60%) Terraform
9 3 (2.70%) Capistrano
9 3 (2.70%) CFEngine
9 3 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (2.70%) Grafana
9 3 (2.70%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.80%) Graphite
10 2 (1.80%) Kibana
10 2 (1.80%) logstash
10 2 (1.80%) SCCM
10 2 (1.80%) SCOM
10 2 (1.80%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) ServiceNow
3 11 (9.91%) Oracle
4 10 (9.01%) VMware
5 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.50%) Remedy
7 4 (3.60%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (3.60%) Google
7 4 (3.60%) OpenLink
7 4 (3.60%) Peregrine
8 3 (2.70%) BMC
8 3 (2.70%) Perforce
8 3 (2.70%) Splunk
9 2 (1.80%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.80%) F5
9 2 (1.80%) Tableau
10 1 (0.90%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.90%) ForeScout
10 1 (0.90%) Juniper
10 1 (0.90%) Kofax