Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 96 67
Rank change year-on-year +45 -29 +25
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 36 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.11% 1.75% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 1.87% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 54
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -15.66% +3.75%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 797 1,233 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.98% 93.76% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 677 942 1,061
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Bath +31 25 £50,000 +42.86%
Bridgwater - 11 £40,000 -
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (94.44%) Puppet
3 32 (88.89%) Retail
3 32 (88.89%) Apache
4 25 (69.44%) DevOps
5 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
5 23 (63.89%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (61.11%) VMware
7 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
7 21 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (58.33%) Tomcat
7 21 (58.33%) E-Commerce
7 21 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (58.33%) Deployment Automation
8 13 (36.11%) ITIL
9 12 (33.33%) Cisco
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) CCNA
10 11 (30.56%) CISSP
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (30.56%) Unix
10 11 (30.56%) Windows
10 11 (30.56%) PHP
10 11 (30.56%) MySQL
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
10 11 (30.56%) LPIC
10 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu

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 32 (88.89%) Apache
2 21 (58.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 23 (63.89%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MySQL
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
2 21 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 32 (88.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Linux Engineer
2 25 (69.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 24 (66.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 21 (58.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 11 (30.56%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Open Source Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu
3 11 (30.56%) Unix
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) DevOps
2 21 (58.33%) Deployment Automation
2 21 (58.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
4 11 (30.56%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (30.56%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.56%) Server Management
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) CCNA
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (30.56%) CISSP
1 11 (30.56%) LPIC
1 11 (30.56%) SSCP
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Corosync
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (94.44%) Puppet
2 22 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (30.56%) Cacti
3 11 (30.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper