Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 133 133
Rank change year-on-year -27 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 71 110 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.36% 1.94% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.09% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35 53 37
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,550 £32,200 £36,550
90th Percentile £71,500 £62,000 £71,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 4,856 5,260 4,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.35% 92.75% 92.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,144 3,503 2,693
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +2 27 £46,000 +2.22% 18
Glasgow -27 24 £43,750 -14.63% 11
West Lothian - 12 £42,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 9 £55,000 -
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 27 (38.03%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (35.21%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) Git (software)
4 23 (32.39%) Oracle
4 23 (32.39%) Java
5 22 (30.99%) Linux
5 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
5 22 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
7 18 (25.35%) Microservices
8 16 (22.54%) Python
8 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
8 16 (22.54%) DevOps
9 15 (21.13%) Docker
9 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
9 15 (21.13%) Subversion
9 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
10 14 (19.72%) Scrum
10 14 (19.72%) Degree
11 13 (18.31%) Puppet
11 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (16.90%) Perl
12 12 (16.90%) C++
12 12 (16.90%) HTML
12 12 (16.90%) UML
12 12 (16.90%) CSS
12 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
13 11 (15.49%) Spring
13 11 (15.49%) Microsoft

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 10 (14.08%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.68%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (12.68%) WildFly
3 6 (8.45%) JBoss
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) WordPress
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.41%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.23%) Simulink
3 1 (1.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.41%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) HTTP
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
4 3 (4.23%) SSL
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) SMTP
5 2 (2.82%) SSH
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) SNMP
6 1 (1.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
2 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.68%) MariaDB
4 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.04%) MySQL
6 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (33.80%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.13%) Subversion
3 9 (12.68%) Android Studio
3 9 (12.68%) Ant
3 9 (12.68%) ClearCase
3 9 (12.68%) Eclipse
3 9 (12.68%) Gradle
4 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.86%) JIRA
4 7 (9.86%) JUnit
5 6 (8.45%) CppUnit
6 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.63%) GitLab
7 4 (5.63%) Maven
8 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.23%) GoCD
8 3 (4.23%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Software Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Development Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Principal Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Principal Software Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Software Development Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Development Project Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
2 12 (16.90%) CSS
2 12 (16.90%) HTML
3 11 (15.49%) Hibernate
3 11 (15.49%) Spring
4 9 (12.68%) EJB
4 9 (12.68%) EJB 3.0
4 9 (12.68%) JPA
4 9 (12.68%) JSP
4 9 (12.68%) Spring Boot
4 9 (12.68%) Struts
4 9 (12.68%) Struts2
5 7 (9.86%) Kafka
5 7 (9.86%) RESTful
5 7 (9.86%) SOAP
6 6 (8.45%) JSON
6 6 (8.45%) WebSockets
6 6 (8.45%) XML
7 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Public Cloud
3 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.04%) Replication
5 3 (4.23%) Fintech
6 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.41%) Verilog
7 1 (1.41%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Android
2 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 3 (4.23%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
3 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (25.35%) Microservices
5 16 (22.54%) DevOps
6 14 (19.72%) Scrum
7 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.90%) UML
8 10 (14.08%) IT Strategy
9 9 (12.68%) Android Development
9 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
9 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
9 9 (12.68%) Kanban
9 9 (12.68%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Unified Process
10 8 (11.27%) Open Source
10 8 (11.27%) SDLC
10 8 (11.27%) Software Delivery
11 7 (9.86%) Web Application Development
12 6 (8.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) SQL
2 23 (32.39%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) Python
4 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.90%) C++
5 12 (16.90%) Perl
6 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
7 9 (12.68%) C
8 6 (8.45%) C#
8 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
8 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.45%) Ruby
9 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.63%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.63%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.41%) R
11 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) DO-254
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Docker
2 8 (11.27%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Xen
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) Puppet
2 10 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.68%) Ansible
3 9 (12.68%) Terraform
4 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.23%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.23%) Graphite
5 3 (4.23%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.23%) Icinga
5 3 (4.23%) Packer
6 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.41%) Kibana
6 1 (1.41%) logstash
6 1 (1.41%) Salt
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.82%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.82%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.82%) Sybase
6 1 (1.41%) BMC
6 1 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.41%) F5
6 1 (1.41%) Keysight
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy