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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 97 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 58 67 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.15% 2.34% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.56% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 44
Median salary £50,188 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.52% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% +9.41%  

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 2463 2613 2818
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.43% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1476 1771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 29 £55,000 +100.00% 2
Dundee - 14 £45,000 -
Glasgow -18 9 £46,750 +3.88% 4
West Lothian -5 1 £44,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £50,375 -
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 64 (68.82%) Linux
2 49 (52.69%) Python
3 44 (47.31%) Windows
3 44 (47.31%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (41.94%) Puppet
5 30 (32.26%) Finance
6 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
7 26 (27.96%) Degree
7 26 (27.96%) C
8 25 (26.88%) Java
8 25 (26.88%) DevOps
9 24 (25.81%) Data Centre
10 22 (23.66%) SAN
11 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
12 19 (20.43%) Banking
12 19 (20.43%) Electronics
13 18 (19.35%) C#
13 18 (19.35%) C++
13 18 (19.35%) ITIL
13 18 (19.35%) OO
14 17 (18.28%) Apache
14 17 (18.28%) Perl
14 17 (18.28%) VB
14 17 (18.28%) Firmware
14 17 (18.28%) Tomcat
14 17 (18.28%) Android
14 17 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
15 16 (17.20%) VMware
15 16 (17.20%) Ansible

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 17 (18.28%) Apache
1 17 (18.28%) Tomcat
2 13 (13.98%) IIS
3 7 (7.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.15%) Confluence
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.66%) SAN
2 13 (13.98%) NAS
3 9 (9.68%) iSCSI
3 9 (9.68%) WAN
4 7 (7.53%) Firewall
5 4 (4.30%) DNS
6 2 (2.15%) DHCP
6 2 (2.15%) SSL
7 1 (1.08%) SNMP
7 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) SSDT
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.08%) Flink
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.53%) Subversion
2 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.38%) Maven
3 5 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.30%) GCC
4 4 (4.30%) MSI
4 4 (4.30%) NuGet
5 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.08%) NUnit
7 1 (1.08%) Selenium
7 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (32.26%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
2 19 (20.43%) Electronics
3 9 (9.68%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Billing
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Software Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Administrator
2 13 (13.98%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Developer
4 8 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) DevOps Administrator
5 7 (7.53%) Graduate
5 7 (7.53%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Linux Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Unix Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) Web Services
2 11 (11.83%) LAMP
3 8 (8.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.15%) J2EE
4 2 (2.15%) REST
5 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) CSS3
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) Kafka
5 1 (1.08%) NumPy
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.08%) SciPy
5 1 (1.08%) SignalR
5 1 (1.08%) Spring
5 1 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.60%) Clustering
2 8 (8.60%) Replication
3 7 (7.53%) Arduino
3 7 (7.53%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Fintech
6 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (68.82%) Linux
2 44 (47.31%) Windows
3 17 (18.28%) Android
3 17 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (15.05%) Unix
5 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
6 11 (11.83%) Ubuntu
7 8 (8.60%) AIX
8 7 (7.53%) VxWorks
9 3 (3.23%) Debian
10 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) DevOps
2 20 (21.51%) Software Engineering
3 18 (19.35%) ITIL
3 18 (19.35%) OO
4 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.98%) High Availability
5 13 (13.98%) SDLC
6 9 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (9.68%) Release Management
7 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.60%) Identity Management
7 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.60%) Programme Delivery
8 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 7 (7.53%) Open Source
8 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.53%) Service Management
9 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.45%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (52.69%) Python
2 27 (29.03%) PowerShell
3 26 (27.96%) C
4 25 (26.88%) Java
5 18 (19.35%) C#
5 18 (19.35%) C++
6 17 (18.28%) Perl
6 17 (18.28%) VB
7 15 (16.13%) Bash Shell
8 11 (11.83%) SQL
9 8 (8.60%) PHP
10 6 (6.45%) Ruby
11 4 (4.30%) VBScript
12 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.15%) VBA
13 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (27.96%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) MBA
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Firmware
2 14 (15.05%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.60%) RHEV
4 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.38%) vSphere
6 2 (2.15%) Docker
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 44 (47.31%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (41.94%) Puppet
3 16 (17.20%) Ansible
4 13 (13.98%) Nagios
5 9 (9.68%) Rundeck
6 8 (8.60%) Control-M
6 8 (8.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Capistrano
7 7 (7.53%) Check_MK
8 5 (5.38%) yum
9 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (4.30%) PowerCLI
10 1 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.08%) Mesos
10 1 (1.08%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
1 16 (17.20%) VMware
2 14 (15.05%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.98%) F5
3 13 (13.98%) Perforce
4 9 (9.68%) Brocade
4 9 (9.68%) Cisco
4 9 (9.68%) Citrix
4 9 (9.68%) Percona
4 9 (9.68%) Riverbed
5 8 (8.60%) EMC
6 7 (7.53%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.53%) Splunk
7 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle
8 1 (1.08%) AVEVA
8 1 (1.08%) Sybase
8 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
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