Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 96 90
Rank change year-on-year +30 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 31 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.09% 1.69% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.84% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 20
Somerset median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,150 £41,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £60,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 921 1,143 1,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.82% 92.03% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 634 979 968
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,250 £26,175
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Somerset

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Somerset.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Somerset

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Somerset

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Bath +31 23 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Bridgwater - 7 £40,000 -
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) DevOps
3 15 (48.39%) Puppet
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) Ansible
5 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
7 9 (29.03%) LAMP
7 9 (29.03%) Apache
7 9 (29.03%) MySQL
7 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.81%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco
9 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
9 7 (22.58%) PHP
9 7 (22.58%) Retail
9 7 (22.58%) ZABBIX
9 7 (22.58%) Cacti
9 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (22.58%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (22.58%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (22.58%) Open Source

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (29.03%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) nginx
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
1 6 (19.35%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
4 2 (6.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) GitLab
4 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) DevOps Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (19.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Release and Configuration Manager
7 4 (12.90%) Release Manager
8 3 (9.68%) Administrator
8 3 (9.68%) Server Administrator
9 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Network Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) LAMP
2 6 (19.35%) Software Packaging
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Debian
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) DevOps
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) Open Source
5 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (19.35%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Decision-Making
8 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.68%) Analytics
9 3 (9.68%) Microservices
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) Release Management
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
10 2 (6.45%) Digital Analytics
10 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) PHP
3 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.90%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) Erlang
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
1 2 (6.45%) LPIC
1 2 (6.45%) SSCP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (6.45%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) Corosync
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 11 (35.48%) Ansible
3 7 (22.58%) Cacti
3 7 (22.58%) ZABBIX
4 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
6 2 (6.45%) Ganeti
6 2 (6.45%) Marathon
6 2 (6.45%) Mesos
6 2 (6.45%) Terraform
7 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
7 1 (3.23%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat