Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 115 131
Rank change year-on-year -31 +16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 93 111 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.64% 2.11% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.29% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 47
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,975 £30,800 £27,450
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +9.38%

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 5,288 4,853 5,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.10% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,515 3,059 3,174
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Edinburgh -3 48 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Glasgow +7 39 £49,000 +8.89% 4
West Lothian +3 6 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 49 (52.69%) Linux
2 40 (43.01%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (38.71%) Puppet
4 35 (37.63%) DevOps
5 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (34.41%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (31.18%) Python
7 29 (31.18%) Ansible
8 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (29.03%) Jenkins
10 23 (24.73%) Bash Shell
10 23 (24.73%) Firewall
11 22 (23.66%) Windows
11 22 (23.66%) PowerShell
12 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (18.28%) Java
13 17 (18.28%) SQL
14 16 (17.20%) ITIL
14 16 (17.20%) Ruby
15 15 (16.13%) Unix
16 14 (15.05%) Finance
16 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
17 13 (13.98%) Scrum
17 13 (13.98%) Web Services
17 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
17 13 (13.98%) Perl
18 12 (12.90%) Oracle
18 12 (12.90%) VPN
18 12 (12.90%) Public Cloud
18 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving

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 (10.75%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.45%) CloudStack
3 5 (5.38%) JBoss
4 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.30%) WildFly
5 3 (3.23%) IIS
5 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.08%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) CMS
7 1 (1.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.75%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.38%) GitHub
4 5 (5.38%) IaaS
5 3 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.15%) Force.com
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
6 2 (2.15%) Serverless
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.08%) Heroku
7 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) Firewall
2 12 (12.90%) VPN
3 9 (9.68%) DNS
3 9 (9.68%) HTTP
4 7 (7.53%) WAN
5 6 (6.45%) LAN
5 6 (6.45%) SSL
6 5 (5.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.38%) IPsec
6 5 (5.38%) SMTP
6 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.15%) SNMP
8 1 (1.08%) BGP
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.08%) Internet
8 1 (1.08%) Network Security
8 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.15%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.83%) JIRA
4 10 (10.75%) Subversion
5 9 (9.68%) Maven
6 8 (8.60%) TeamCity
7 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.15%) Codeship
9 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.08%) GCC
10 1 (1.08%) GoCD
10 1 (1.08%) Gradle
10 1 (1.08%) JUnit
10 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.08%) Selenium
10 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Administrator
2 9 (9.68%) Developer
3 8 (8.60%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Security Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Web Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Services Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Web Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) Web Services
2 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.45%) React
4 5 (5.38%) Node.js
5 4 (4.30%) CSS
5 4 (4.30%) Spring
6 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.15%) HTML
7 2 (2.15%) J2EE
7 2 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.15%) XML
8 1 (1.08%) CSS3
8 1 (1.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.08%) Java EE
8 1 (1.08%) JSON
8 1 (1.08%) JSP
8 1 (1.08%) LAMP
8 1 (1.08%) RESTful
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Public Cloud
2 9 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.30%) CMDB
4 4 (4.30%) Fintech
4 4 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.69%) Linux
2 22 (23.66%) Windows
3 15 (16.13%) Unix
4 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.38%) CentOS
6 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) DevOps
2 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.20%) ITIL
5 13 (13.98%) Scrum
6 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (11.83%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (11.83%) Open Source
8 10 (10.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (9.68%) Change Management
9 9 (9.68%) Service Management
10 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.53%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (7.53%) Content Management
11 7 (7.53%) OO
11 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.53%) Web Operations
12 6 (6.45%) Decision-Making
12 6 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) Python
2 23 (24.73%) Bash Shell
3 22 (23.66%) PowerShell
4 17 (18.28%) Java
4 17 (18.28%) SQL
5 16 (17.20%) Ruby
6 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.98%) Perl
7 9 (9.68%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.38%) PHP
9 2 (2.15%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.15%) MCSA
4 2 (2.15%) MCSE
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.15%) VCAP
4 2 (2.15%) VCDX
5 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.08%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) vSphere
2 6 (6.45%) Xen
2 6 (6.45%) XenServer
3 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.15%) vCloud
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (43.01%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (38.71%) Puppet
3 29 (31.18%) Ansible
4 9 (9.68%) Kubernetes
5 7 (7.53%) Nagios
6 6 (6.45%) Cobbler
6 6 (6.45%) Tivoli
7 4 (4.30%) yum
8 2 (2.15%) Capistrano
8 2 (2.15%) Rundeck
8 2 (2.15%) Terraform
8 2 (2.15%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.08%) Cacti
9 1 (1.08%) Grafana
9 1 (1.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) VMware
3 6 (6.45%) AppDynamics
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco
3 6 (6.45%) EnterpriseDB
4 5 (5.38%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.38%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.30%) New Relic
5 4 (4.30%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.23%) SAP
6 3 (3.23%) Splunk
6 3 (3.23%) Sybase
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix
7 2 (2.15%) Google
7 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.08%) Apple
8 1 (1.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.08%) Kofax
8 1 (1.08%) Perforce