Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 178 245
Rank change year-on-year +15 +67 -43
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 555 549 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.88% 1.89% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.12% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 447 434 435
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,476 25,907 31,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.53% 89.34% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21,874 21,341 26,551
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the South East

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the South East

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the South East

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South East 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
Thames Valley +63 226 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Berkshire +50 144 £55,000 +22.22% 16
Surrey -29 133 £50,500 -12.17% 18
Hampshire -19 91 £50,000 - 24
Oxfordshire +6 60 £65,000 +8.33% 13
East Sussex +16 59 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +14 22 £52,500 -2.33% 2
West Sussex -1 21 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Kent -2 9 £50,000 -25.93% 3
Middlesex -4 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Configuration Management
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 290 (52.25%) Linux
2 227 (40.90%) DevOps
3 209 (37.66%) Puppet
4 203 (36.58%) Python
5 179 (32.25%) Ansible
6 147 (26.49%) Amazon AWS
7 142 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
8 140 (25.23%) Windows
9 137 (24.68%) ITIL
10 134 (24.14%) Java
11 121 (21.80%) Bash Shell
11 121 (21.80%) SQL
12 116 (20.90%) Microsoft
13 112 (20.18%) VMware
13 112 (20.18%) Docker
14 109 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 102 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
15 102 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
16 97 (17.48%) Jenkins
16 97 (17.48%) Git (software)
17 90 (16.22%) Oracle
18 83 (14.95%) PowerShell
19 81 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 79 (14.23%) Degree
21 74 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
22 72 (12.97%) Ruby
23 65 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
24 63 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
25 62 (11.17%) Perl
26 61 (10.99%) Finance

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 65 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (6.85%) Apache
3 27 (4.86%) Confluence
4 26 (4.68%) Apache Spark
5 25 (4.50%) JBoss
6 23 (4.14%) IIS
7 19 (3.42%) CloudStack
8 18 (3.24%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.88%) CMS
9 16 (2.88%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.70%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.34%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.98%) nginx
12 11 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.90%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.72%) Smallworld
Applications
1 12 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.08%) Autodesk Inventor
4 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.80%) SAP MM
1 10 (1.80%) SAP PLM
2 6 (1.08%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.08%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.08%) SAP GTS
2 6 (1.08%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.08%) SAP PM
2 6 (1.08%) SAP PS
2 6 (1.08%) SAP R/3
3 5 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.72%) SAP EHS
4 4 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.72%) SAP VC
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (26.49%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.57%) GitHub
4 38 (6.85%) PaaS
5 33 (5.95%) SaaS
6 29 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (4.50%) IaaS
8 20 (3.60%) IBM Cloud
9 15 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (2.16%) Office 365
12 11 (1.98%) OpenShift
13 10 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (1.26%) Cloudflare
16 6 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (1.08%) Datadog
17 5 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 4 (0.72%) Serverless
19 3 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.29%) Firewall
2 40 (7.21%) LAN
3 33 (5.95%) WAN
4 31 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 24 (4.32%) Internet
6 21 (3.78%) DNS
7 19 (3.42%) RTMP
7 19 (3.42%) RTSP
8 15 (2.70%) Wireless
9 14 (2.52%) HTTP
9 14 (2.52%) MPLS
9 14 (2.52%) Network Security
10 13 (2.34%) DHCP
11 12 (2.16%) SAN
12 11 (1.98%) VLAN
13 10 (1.80%) IPsec
14 9 (1.62%) VPN
15 8 (1.44%) WLAN
16 7 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.91%) Big Data
2 51 (9.19%) MySQL
3 47 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 34 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 29 (5.23%) Hadoop
7 25 (4.50%) Apache Hive
8 16 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.34%) HBase
9 13 (2.34%) Impala
10 12 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (2.16%) GIS
11 11 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (17.48%) Git (software)
1 97 (17.48%) Jenkins
2 50 (9.01%) JIRA
3 42 (7.57%) Subversion
4 26 (4.68%) GitLab
5 23 (4.14%) Selenium
6 21 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.24%) Mercurial
7 18 (3.24%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.88%) Maven
8 16 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 15 (2.70%) Gerrit
9 15 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.98%) Chocolatey
11 11 (1.98%) JUnit
12 9 (1.62%) Ant
13 8 (1.44%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.26%) Mockito
General
1 61 (10.99%) Finance
2 28 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.88%) Publishing
4 12 (2.16%) Legal
5 11 (1.98%) Aerospace
6 9 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.44%) Retail
8 7 (1.26%) Games
9 5 (0.90%) Banking
10 4 (0.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.72%) Marketing
11 3 (0.54%) Advertising
11 3 (0.54%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Avionics
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (23.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (10.27%) Analyst
3 50 (9.01%) Administrator
4 44 (7.93%) Cloud Engineer
4 44 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
5 41 (7.39%) Systems Administrator
6 39 (7.03%) Developer
7 38 (6.85%) Architect
8 36 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
9 30 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (5.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 24 (4.32%) Lead DevOps
12 23 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 21 (3.78%) Configuration Manager
14 19 (3.42%) J2EE Architect
14 19 (3.42%) Java Architect
14 19 (3.42%) Java/J2EE Architect
15 18 (3.24%) Consultant
15 18 (3.24%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.75%) JSON
2 40 (7.21%) .NET
3 39 (7.03%) Web Services
4 33 (5.95%) Middleware
5 30 (5.41%) LAMP
6 29 (5.23%) REST
7 28 (5.05%) Kafka
8 27 (4.86%) J2EE
9 23 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
10 21 (3.78%) Node.js
11 19 (3.42%) Flask
12 17 (3.06%) CSS
12 17 (3.06%) HTML
12 17 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (3.06%) Spring
13 12 (2.16%) SparkR
14 11 (1.98%) Spring Boot
14 11 (1.98%) X-Windows
15 10 (1.80%) Java EE
15 10 (1.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 41 (7.39%) Management Information System
4 34 (6.13%) CMDB
5 32 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 32 (5.77%) Replication
6 29 (5.23%) Public Cloud
7 25 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (3.42%) Video\Live Streaming
9 17 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.44%) BBC
14 7 (1.26%) Tandem
15 6 (1.08%) Clustering
16 5 (0.90%) AS400
16 5 (0.90%) iSeries
17 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
17 4 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 290 (52.25%) Linux
2 140 (25.23%) Windows
3 43 (7.75%) Windows Server
4 33 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (5.41%) CentOS
6 27 (4.86%) Unix
7 24 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (3.96%) Debian
9 21 (3.78%) Ubuntu
10 16 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (2.52%) Windows 7
12 13 (2.34%) Windows 10
13 12 (2.16%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.26%) FreeBSD
15 6 (1.08%) Solaris
16 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.36%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (40.90%) DevOps
2 142 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (24.68%) ITIL
4 102 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (10.99%) Service Management
7 57 (10.27%) Scrum
8 56 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 55 (9.91%) Mentoring
10 54 (9.73%) Open Source
11 52 (9.37%) SDLC
12 51 (9.19%) Test Automation
13 49 (8.83%) Change Management
14 48 (8.65%) Release Management
15 47 (8.47%) Asset Management
15 47 (8.47%) ITIL V3
16 45 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 41 (7.39%) Project Management
18 39 (7.03%) ITSM
19 33 (5.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 203 (36.58%) Python
2 134 (24.14%) Java
3 121 (21.80%) Bash Shell
3 121 (21.80%) SQL
4 83 (14.95%) PowerShell
5 72 (12.97%) Ruby
6 62 (11.17%) Perl
7 39 (7.03%) C
8 34 (6.13%) JavaScript
9 28 (5.05%) C#
9 28 (5.05%) PHP
10 24 (4.32%) Go
11 12 (2.16%) R
12 11 (1.98%) C++
13 8 (1.44%) ABAP
14 7 (1.26%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.08%) Scala
16 5 (0.90%) C-shell
16 5 (0.90%) Java 8
17 4 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (14.23%) Degree
2 37 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (3.06%) MCSE
5 16 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.70%) MCSA
7 14 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.16%) ISEB
9 10 (1.80%) RHCSA
10 9 (1.62%) CCNA
10 9 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.44%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.44%) LPIC
11 8 (1.44%) MCP
11 8 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (1.44%) RHCE
12 7 (1.26%) MCSD
13 5 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.50%) SLA
2 21 (3.78%) QA
3 19 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.88%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.26%) DICOM
7 3 (0.54%) MISRA
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (20.18%) Docker
2 81 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 42 (7.57%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (5.23%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.23%) vSphere
6 20 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.52%) LXC
8 13 (2.34%) Apache Flume
8 13 (2.34%) HDFS
9 7 (1.26%) Firmware
9 7 (1.26%) iptables
10 5 (0.90%) KVM
10 5 (0.90%) oVirt
11 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 209 (37.66%) Puppet
2 179 (32.25%) Ansible
3 102 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (10.99%) Kubernetes
5 39 (7.03%) Terraform
6 29 (5.23%) Kibana
7 24 (4.32%) logstash
8 23 (4.14%) SCCM
9 21 (3.78%) Salt
9 21 (3.78%) ZABBIX
10 19 (3.42%) Rancher
11 16 (2.88%) Nagios
12 11 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (1.62%) Packer
14 7 (1.26%) Grafana
14 7 (1.26%) SCOM
15 6 (1.08%) Nessus
16 5 (0.90%) Prometheus
16 5 (0.90%) rkt
17 4 (0.72%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 116 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 112 (20.18%) VMware
3 90 (16.22%) Oracle
4 46 (8.29%) Red Hat
5 33 (5.95%) ServiceNow
6 30 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 29 (5.23%) SAP
8 28 (5.05%) IBM
9 26 (4.68%) Cisco
10 25 (4.50%) Atlassian
10 25 (4.50%) SaltStack
11 24 (4.32%) Google
12 20 (3.60%) Citrix
13 17 (3.06%) Snow
14 14 (2.52%) Pega
14 14 (2.52%) Sitecore
15 13 (2.34%) Hortonworks
16 11 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.62%) Adobe
17 9 (1.62%) New Relic