Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 242 221 161
Rank change year-on-year -21 -60 +11
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 233 80 508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 0.98% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.07% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 108 64 367
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £30,450
25th Percentile £48,750 £44,063 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £52,500 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.48% +9.43%
75th Percentile £75,313 £60,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £89,750 £72,125 £81,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 16,921 7,479 22,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.39% 92.00% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,370 6,206 18,760
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in the South East over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -5 110 £52,500 -6.25% 24
Berkshire +1 89 £52,500 -22.22% 13
Surrey -44 37 £66,000 +25.71% 9
Hampshire -106 31 £60,000 +41.18% 14
West Sussex -3 27 £70,000 +16.67% 6
East Sussex -33 13 £42,500 +10.39%
Buckinghamshire -50 13 £29,000 -35.56% 9
Oxfordshire - 8 £95,000 - 2
Kent - 4 - - 2
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 98 (42.06%) DevOps
2 93 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (39.48%) Azure
4 74 (31.76%) Linux
5 73 (31.33%) AWS
6 60 (25.75%) Security Cleared
6 60 (25.75%) Ansible
6 60 (25.75%) Terraform
7 56 (24.03%) Infrastructure as Code
8 53 (22.75%) SC Cleared
9 49 (21.03%) Finance
10 48 (20.60%) Python
11 46 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (19.31%) Social Skills
13 41 (17.60%) ITIL
13 41 (17.60%) Scrum
14 40 (17.17%) Docker
15 38 (16.31%) Kubernetes
16 37 (15.88%) Jenkins
17 36 (15.45%) Software Engineering
17 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
18 35 (15.02%) JavaScript
19 34 (14.59%) SDLC
20 33 (14.16%) SQL
20 33 (14.16%) Windows
21 32 (13.73%) VMware
21 32 (13.73%) Service Management
22 31 (13.30%) Coaching
23 30 (12.88%) Puppet
24 29 (12.45%) Bash Shell

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 15 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.00%) IIS
3 5 (2.15%) Confluence
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) nginx
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.72%) Simulink
3 4 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.72%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.86%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 92 (39.48%) Azure
2 73 (31.33%) AWS
3 12 (5.15%) GCP
3 12 (5.15%) SaaS
4 11 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (4.29%) IaaS
5 10 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (3.86%) Amazon S3
6 9 (3.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (3.43%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (3.43%) PaaS
8 7 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.58%) OpenShift
10 5 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (1.72%) Serverless
12 3 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.29%) AWS Direct Connect
12 3 (1.29%) Cloudflare
12 3 (1.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.30%) SSH
2 16 (6.87%) Firewall
3 14 (6.01%) DNS
3 14 (6.01%) LAN
4 13 (5.58%) Network Security
4 13 (5.58%) WAN
5 11 (4.72%) HTTP
5 11 (4.72%) Internet
6 9 (3.86%) SAN
6 9 (3.86%) VPN
7 8 (3.43%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.15%) IPsec
8 5 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.72%) BGP
9 4 (1.72%) DHCP
10 3 (1.29%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.29%) MPLS
10 3 (1.29%) OSPF
10 3 (1.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.43%) EDMS
3 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.72%) GIS
4 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.86%) Redis
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) Power BI
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (15.88%) Jenkins
2 29 (12.45%) JIRA
3 21 (9.01%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.44%) TeamCity
5 14 (6.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.15%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.15%) GitLab
6 5 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (2.15%) Subversion
7 4 (1.72%) Plastic SCM
8 3 (1.29%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.29%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.86%) Maven
9 2 (0.86%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.86%) MSTest
9 2 (0.86%) Selenium
9 2 (0.86%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (21.03%) Finance
2 45 (19.31%) Social Skills
3 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.15%) Legal
5 8 (3.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.58%) French Language
6 6 (2.58%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.15%) Automotive
7 5 (2.15%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (2.15%) Retail
8 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.29%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.29%) Marketing
9 3 (1.29%) Military
10 2 (0.86%) Banking
10 2 (0.86%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 47 (20.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (14.16%) Architect
3 26 (11.16%) Senior DevOps
3 26 (11.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 20 (8.58%) Analyst
5 17 (7.30%) Data Architect
6 15 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.01%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (5.15%) Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.72%) Principal Engineer
10 10 (4.29%) Head of DevOps
10 10 (4.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Senior Support Engineer
13 7 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (3.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.30%) .NET
2 10 (4.29%) HTML
3 9 (3.86%) CSS
4 7 (3.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (1.72%) React
6 3 (1.29%) LDAP
6 3 (1.29%) REST
6 3 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.29%) Web Services
7 2 (0.86%) .NET Core
7 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.86%) CSS3
7 2 (0.86%) Django
7 2 (0.86%) Java EE 5
7 2 (0.86%) JSON
7 2 (0.86%) Kafka
7 2 (0.86%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.58%) CMDB
4 10 (4.29%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.86%) Clustering
5 9 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.43%) PKI
7 7 (3.00%) Replication
7 7 (3.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.15%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.15%) User Experience
10 4 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.86%) PMI
12 2 (0.86%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.76%) Linux
2 33 (14.16%) Windows
3 22 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (9.01%) CentOS
5 17 (7.30%) Debian
5 17 (7.30%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.58%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.15%) Unix
9 2 (0.86%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (42.06%) DevOps
2 93 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (24.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 46 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (17.60%) ITIL
5 41 (17.60%) Scrum
6 36 (15.45%) Software Engineering
7 34 (14.59%) SDLC
8 32 (13.73%) Service Management
9 31 (13.30%) Coaching
10 28 (12.02%) Change Management
10 28 (12.02%) Mentoring
11 26 (11.16%) Open Source
12 23 (9.87%) Service Design
13 22 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (9.44%) Technical Leadership
14 21 (9.01%) GitOps
15 19 (8.15%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (8.15%) Incident Management
15 19 (8.15%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.60%) Python
2 35 (15.02%) JavaScript
3 33 (14.16%) SQL
4 29 (12.45%) Bash Shell
5 26 (11.16%) Java
6 20 (8.58%) C++
7 12 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.72%) C#
9 10 (4.29%) C
9 10 (4.29%) Ruby
10 8 (3.43%) Go
11 7 (3.00%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.58%) Perl
13 5 (2.15%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.15%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.72%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.29%) VB
16 2 (0.86%) Java 8
16 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (25.75%) Security Cleared
2 53 (22.75%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.01%) Degree
4 11 (4.72%) CCNA
4 11 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.72%) HND
5 10 (4.29%) AWS Certification
6 9 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.00%) Master's Degree
8 7 (3.00%) MCP
8 7 (3.00%) MCSE
9 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.86%) CCNP
11 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.86%) PhD
11 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.43%) HNC
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.44%) SLA
2 6 (2.58%) Accessibility
3 5 (2.15%) MISRA
4 4 (1.72%) ISO 26262
5 3 (1.29%) QA
6 2 (0.86%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 40 (17.17%) Docker
2 28 (12.02%) Active Directory
3 21 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.29%) LXC
5 3 (1.29%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) iptables
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.43%) SRDF
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (25.75%) Ansible
1 60 (25.75%) Terraform
2 38 (16.31%) Kubernetes
3 30 (12.88%) Puppet
4 16 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.00%) SCCM
6 6 (2.58%) Grafana
6 6 (2.58%) Packer
6 6 (2.58%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.29%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.86%) Consul
10 2 (0.86%) Graphite
10 2 (0.86%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.86%) logstash
10 2 (0.86%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.73%) VMware
3 22 (9.44%) ServiceNow
4 17 (7.30%) IBM
5 15 (6.44%) Oracle
6 11 (4.72%) SAP
7 10 (4.29%) Cisco
7 10 (4.29%) Snow
8 7 (3.00%) Citrix
9 5 (2.15%) Google
9 5 (2.15%) Veeam
10 4 (1.72%) Lauterbach
10 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.72%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.29%) Darktrace
11 3 (1.29%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.29%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.29%) Proofpoint
11 3 (1.29%) Remedy