Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 136 151
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 95 69 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.64% 1.50% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.62% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 60
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,650 £36,825
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,000 £62,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5,344 4,267 5,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.19% 92.46% 91.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,619 2,682 3,440
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -10 52 £52,500 +3.96% 3
Edinburgh -2 37 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Fife -3 5 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £48,000 -
West Lothian -2 1 £42,500 -3.41%
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 50 (52.63%) Linux
2 46 (48.42%) Python
3 45 (47.37%) Puppet
4 43 (45.26%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (44.21%) Firewall
6 34 (35.79%) DevOps
7 33 (34.74%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (33.68%) Ansible
9 31 (32.63%) Ruby
10 29 (30.53%) ITIL
11 28 (29.47%) Bash Shell
12 25 (26.32%) VPN
12 25 (26.32%) Change Management
12 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (24.21%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (23.16%) Windows
14 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
15 21 (22.11%) Perl
16 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 19 (20.00%) Public Cloud
18 17 (17.89%) DNS
18 17 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (17.89%) Docker
19 16 (16.84%) Capacity Planning
19 16 (16.84%) Cloud Computing
20 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
20 15 (15.79%) CentOS
20 15 (15.79%) SSL

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 8 (8.42%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.21%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.16%) JBoss
4 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.11%) WildFly
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.74%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (16.84%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.21%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.21%) GitHub
5 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.11%) IaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.05%) Force.com
6 1 (1.05%) Heroku
6 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (44.21%) Firewall
2 25 (26.32%) VPN
3 17 (17.89%) DNS
4 15 (15.79%) SSL
5 14 (14.74%) HTTP
5 14 (14.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (14.74%) IPsec
5 14 (14.74%) SMTP
6 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 5 (5.26%) ISDN
7 5 (5.26%) MPLS
7 5 (5.26%) VLAN
7 5 (5.26%) VoIP
8 4 (4.21%) WAN
9 3 (3.16%) LAN
10 2 (2.11%) SAN
11 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
2 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.11%) OLAP
2 2 (2.11%) OLTP
2 2 (2.11%) Power BI
2 2 (2.11%) PowerPivot
2 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.47%) JIRA
2 9 (9.47%) Vagrant
3 8 (8.42%) TeamCity
4 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.32%) Maven
6 4 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.16%) Hudson
7 3 (3.16%) Subversion
8 2 (2.11%) Codeship
8 2 (2.11%) Gradle
8 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.05%) Flyway
9 1 (1.05%) GCC
9 1 (1.05%) GoCD
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Administrator
3 14 (14.74%) Security Administrator
4 9 (9.47%) Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (6.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) IT Support
7 5 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Release Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Web Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Web Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.11%) J2EE
3 2 (2.11%) MDX
3 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 2 (2.11%) React
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) LAMP
4 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 14 (14.74%) Data Centre
3 13 (13.68%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.26%) Smart Home
6 4 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) CMDB
7 2 (2.11%) Fintech
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.63%) Linux
2 22 (23.16%) Windows
3 17 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (15.79%) CentOS
4 15 (15.79%) Unix
5 10 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) DevOps
2 29 (30.53%) ITIL
3 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.32%) Change Management
4 23 (24.21%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.84%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (15.79%) Service Management
8 14 (14.74%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (14.74%) Security Architecture
8 14 (14.74%) Security Monitoring
9 13 (13.68%) Information Management
9 13 (13.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 13 (13.68%) Open Source
9 13 (13.68%) Password Management
9 13 (13.68%) Technical Analysis
10 11 (11.58%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.53%) ITSM
12 8 (8.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.42%) Python
2 31 (32.63%) Ruby
3 28 (29.47%) Bash Shell
4 21 (22.11%) Perl
5 15 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.53%) Java
6 10 (10.53%) SQL
7 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.05%) C#
10 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.11%) MCSA
4 2 (2.11%) MCSE
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) VCAP
4 2 (2.11%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Docker
2 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.26%) vSphere
5 4 (4.21%) Xen
5 4 (4.21%) XenServer
6 3 (3.16%) vCloud
7 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (47.37%) Puppet
2 43 (45.26%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (33.68%) Ansible
4 12 (12.63%) Packer
5 9 (9.47%) Kubernetes
6 7 (7.37%) Nagios
7 5 (5.26%) Cobbler
7 5 (5.26%) Tivoli
8 4 (4.21%) Terraform
8 4 (4.21%) yum
9 3 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (3.16%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.11%) Capistrano
10 2 (2.11%) Rundeck
11 1 (1.05%) Cacti
11 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.74%) VMware
3 9 (9.47%) ServiceNow
4 8 (8.42%) Oracle
5 5 (5.26%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.21%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.21%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (4.21%) New Relic
6 4 (4.21%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco
7 3 (3.16%) Peregrine
7 3 (3.16%) Remedy
7 3 (3.16%) SAP
7 3 (3.16%) Splunk
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) Tableau
9 1 (1.05%) F5
9 1 (1.05%) Google
9 1 (1.05%) Kofax
9 1 (1.05%) Perforce