Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 131 133
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 +35
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 117 87 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.08% 1.67% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.83% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 86
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +10.39%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,625 £57,500 £80,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5097 4751 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.40% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 2882 3705
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -11 52 £47,000 -3.59% 5
Edinburgh +3 43 £55,000 +27.17% 3
Dundee - 12 £48,500 -
Aberdeen - 4 £65,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £44,000 -
Fife +3 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (54.70%) Linux
2 60 (51.28%) Python
3 52 (44.44%) DevOps
4 47 (40.17%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (38.46%) Puppet
6 38 (32.48%) ITIL
7 36 (30.77%) Windows
8 33 (28.21%) Java
8 33 (28.21%) Finance
9 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (23.93%) Ruby
11 27 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 27 (23.08%) Perl
11 27 (23.08%) Unix
11 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (19.66%) Open Source
14 22 (18.80%) C
14 22 (18.80%) Docker
15 21 (17.95%) PHP
15 21 (17.95%) Degree
16 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
16 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
16 20 (17.09%) Ansible
16 20 (17.09%) Vagrant
17 19 (16.24%) Banking
17 19 (16.24%) C#
17 19 (16.24%) Red Hat

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 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.27%) JBoss
2 4 (3.42%) Apache
2 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.56%) IIS
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Endur
2 3 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.55%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.27%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.56%) npm
4 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 3 (2.56%) SaaS
5 2 (1.71%) IaaS
5 2 (1.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.24%) Firewall
2 12 (10.26%) HTTP
2 12 (10.26%) SAN
3 10 (8.55%) DNS
3 10 (8.55%) SSL
3 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.69%) IPsec
4 9 (7.69%) SMTP
5 3 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.85%) Junos
6 1 (0.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.85%) NAS
6 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.40%) MySQL
4 7 (5.98%) Redis
4 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) ActiveReports
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
1 20 (17.09%) Vagrant
2 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.26%) Maven
4 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.27%) Gradle
5 5 (4.27%) Subversion
6 4 (3.42%) JIRA
6 4 (3.42%) Selenium
7 3 (2.56%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.56%) Hudson
7 3 (2.56%) JUnit
7 3 (2.56%) Log4j
7 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.71%) GCC
8 2 (1.71%) MSI
General
1 33 (28.21%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Banking
3 13 (11.11%) Electronics
4 5 (4.27%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (16.24%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (14.53%) Consultant
4 14 (11.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Change Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Configuration Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Administrator
10 5 (4.27%) Graduate
10 5 (4.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) DevOps Administrator
11 4 (3.42%) DevOps Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) Web Services
2 9 (7.69%) .NET
3 7 (5.98%) HTML
4 5 (4.27%) REST
5 4 (3.42%) CSS
5 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.42%) Spring
6 3 (2.56%) Apache Flex
6 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.56%) JDBC
6 3 (2.56%) JPA
6 3 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.56%) RESTful
7 2 (1.71%) Behat
7 2 (1.71%) Django
7 2 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.71%) Sensu
7 2 (1.71%) Symfony
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.85%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.55%) Replication
3 9 (7.69%) Clustering
4 5 (4.27%) Arduino
4 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (3.42%) CMDB
5 4 (3.42%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 64 (54.70%) Linux
2 36 (30.77%) Windows
3 27 (23.08%) Unix
4 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (13.68%) CentOS
6 14 (11.97%) Ubuntu
7 13 (11.11%) Android
8 9 (7.69%) AIX
9 8 (6.84%) Windows Server
10 7 (5.98%) VxWorks
11 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.85%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) DevOps
2 38 (32.48%) ITIL
3 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.66%) Open Source
5 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (12.82%) OO
8 13 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.11%) High Availability
8 13 (11.11%) Web Development
9 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.55%) Change Management
11 9 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 9 (7.69%) Data Management
11 9 (7.69%) Identity Management
11 9 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
11 9 (7.69%) Runbook
12 8 (6.84%) SDLC
12 8 (6.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.28%) Python
2 33 (28.21%) Java
3 28 (23.93%) Ruby
4 27 (23.08%) Perl
4 27 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 22 (18.80%) C
6 21 (17.95%) PHP
7 19 (16.24%) C#
8 17 (14.53%) Bash Shell
9 16 (13.68%) SQL
10 14 (11.97%) C++
11 13 (11.11%) VB
12 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
13 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.71%) Clojure
15 2 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) Degree
2 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) RHCE
4 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.56%) MCSE
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) Docker
2 16 (13.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (11.97%) Firmware
4 9 (7.69%) RHEV
5 6 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.56%) vSphere
7 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.71%) LXC
7 2 (1.71%) OpenAM
7 2 (1.71%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (40.17%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (38.46%) Puppet
3 20 (17.09%) Ansible
4 17 (14.53%) Packer
5 15 (12.82%) Nagios
6 11 (9.40%) Rundeck
7 10 (8.55%) Grafana
7 10 (8.55%) ZABBIX
8 9 (7.69%) Control-M
8 9 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (6.84%) CFEngine
9 8 (6.84%) Kubernetes
10 5 (4.27%) Capistrano
11 4 (3.42%) yum
12 3 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (2.56%) Terraform
13 2 (1.71%) Kibana
13 2 (1.71%) logstash
13 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (1.71%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.69%) EMC
4 8 (6.84%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.13%) Oracle
6 5 (4.27%) F5
6 5 (4.27%) Google
6 5 (4.27%) VMware
7 4 (3.42%) OpenLink
7 4 (3.42%) Perforce
7 4 (3.42%) Splunk
8 3 (2.56%) Remedy
9 2 (1.71%) BMC
9 2 (1.71%) Peregrine
9 2 (1.71%) Zend
10 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.85%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.85%) ForeScout
10 1 (0.85%) Juniper
10 1 (0.85%) Sybase