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

Configuration Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 105 116
Rank change year-on-year -32 +11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 101 124 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.86% 2.24% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.43% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 64 42
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,075 £28,525
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,375 £57,500
UK median annual salary £57,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.09% +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 5,048 5,100 4,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.10% 92.26% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,356 3,228 2,912
Scotland median annual salary £45,625 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.69% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,766
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 50 £45,000 -14.29% 20
Glasgow -15 39 £47,000 +4.44% 4
West Lothian -1 11 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Perthshire - 1 £45,000 -
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 46 (45.54%) Linux
2 41 (40.59%) DevOps
3 38 (37.62%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (36.63%) Python
4 37 (36.63%) Puppet
5 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (30.69%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (28.71%) Java
8 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
8 28 (27.72%) Ansible
9 24 (23.76%) SQL
10 22 (21.78%) Jenkins
11 21 (20.79%) Bash Shell
12 20 (19.80%) Finance
13 19 (18.81%) Git (software)
13 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
13 19 (18.81%) Ruby
14 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (16.83%) Scrum
14 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (13.86%) Web Services
15 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
15 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
15 14 (13.86%) Degree
15 14 (13.86%) Kubernetes
16 13 (12.87%) Unix
16 13 (12.87%) Windows
17 12 (11.88%) OO
17 12 (11.88%) Oracle

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 9 (8.91%) JBoss
2 6 (5.94%) Apache
2 6 (5.94%) CloudStack
2 6 (5.94%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.96%) WildFly
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.69%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.92%) SaaS
4 7 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.95%) IaaS
7 4 (3.96%) Serverless
8 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.97%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (2.97%) GitHub
8 3 (2.97%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.98%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.98%) Datadog
9 2 (1.98%) Force.com
9 2 (1.98%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Firewall
2 7 (6.93%) HTTP
3 6 (5.94%) VPN
4 4 (3.96%) LAN
4 4 (3.96%) WAN
5 3 (2.97%) SNMP
5 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.98%) DNS
7 1 (0.99%) BGP
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.99%) Network Security
7 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.94%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.97%) Big Data
6 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (21.78%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.88%) JIRA
4 11 (10.89%) Subversion
5 8 (7.92%) Maven
6 4 (3.96%) JUnit
7 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.97%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.97%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.97%) CppUnit
7 3 (2.97%) RSpec
8 2 (1.98%) GCC
8 2 (1.98%) GitLab
8 2 (1.98%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.99%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (0.99%) Hudson
9 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Billing
3 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Service Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Python Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Services Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) SaaS Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) Web Services
2 11 (10.89%) AngularJS
2 11 (10.89%) Node.js
3 8 (7.92%) CSS
3 8 (7.92%) RESTful
4 7 (6.93%) React
4 7 (6.93%) Spring
5 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.94%) HTML
6 4 (3.96%) Flask
6 4 (3.96%) JSON
6 4 (3.96%) SOAP
6 4 (3.96%) XML
7 3 (2.97%) Kafka
7 3 (2.97%) WebSockets
8 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.98%) Velocity
9 1 (0.99%) HTML5
9 1 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.99%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.95%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.96%) CMDB
3 4 (3.96%) Fintech
3 4 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.54%) Linux
2 13 (12.87%) Unix
2 13 (12.87%) Windows
3 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.97%) CentOS
7 2 (1.98%) Debian
8 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) DevOps
2 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (16.83%) Scrum
6 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
7 12 (11.88%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (11.88%) OO
8 11 (10.89%) Open Source
9 10 (9.90%) SDLC
10 9 (8.91%) ITIL
10 9 (8.91%) Service Management
11 8 (7.92%) Analytics
12 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (6.93%) ITSM
12 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.94%) Change Management
13 6 (5.94%) DSDM
13 6 (5.94%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) Python
2 29 (28.71%) Java
3 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
4 24 (23.76%) SQL
5 21 (20.79%) Bash Shell
6 19 (18.81%) Ruby
7 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
8 11 (10.89%) Perl
9 10 (9.90%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.95%) PHP
11 3 (2.97%) C
11 3 (2.97%) C#
11 3 (2.97%) C++
11 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.98%) Go
12 2 (1.98%) Java 8
12 2 (1.98%) Scala
13 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.99%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) MCSA
4 1 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Docker
2 6 (5.94%) vSphere
2 6 (5.94%) Xen
2 6 (5.94%) XenServer
3 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.99%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (37.62%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (36.63%) Puppet
3 28 (27.72%) Ansible
4 14 (13.86%) Kubernetes
5 9 (8.91%) Terraform
6 6 (5.94%) Cobbler
6 6 (5.94%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.96%) Salt
8 3 (2.97%) Grafana
8 3 (2.97%) Mesos
8 3 (2.97%) Oozie
9 2 (1.98%) Cacti
9 2 (1.98%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.98%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.98%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.99%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.99%) Kibana
10 1 (0.99%) Nagios
10 1 (0.99%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) ServiceNow
3 6 (5.94%) EnterpriseDB
3 6 (5.94%) Sybase
4 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco
5 4 (3.96%) Google
5 4 (3.96%) Splunk
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.98%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.98%) BMC
7 2 (1.98%) F5
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Perforce
7 2 (1.98%) Remedy
8 1 (0.99%) Apple
8 1 (0.99%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.99%) Kofax
8 1 (0.99%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.99%) Samsung