Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 188 244
Rank change year-on-year +32 +56 -43
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 603 512 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.00% 1.75% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.99% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 480 381 454
South East median annual salary £50,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.06% -2.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £31,925 £27,500 £33,575
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £68,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +9.38%

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 26,671 25,737 33,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.66% 87.91% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22,206 21,174 27,834
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +67 257 £55,000 +15.79% 34
Berkshire +43 163 £53,750 +19.44% 20
Surrey +10 158 £50,500 -6.05% 22
Hampshire -28 106 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Oxfordshire +40 74 £65,000 +30.00% 12
East Sussex -1 51 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 18 £41,500 +16.90% 2
West Sussex -10 15 £50,000 +66.67% 5
Kent +2 6 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 277 (45.94%) Linux
2 244 (40.46%) Python
3 237 (39.30%) DevOps
4 228 (37.81%) Puppet
5 211 (34.99%) Ansible
6 178 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
8 143 (23.71%) Java
9 142 (23.55%) SQL
10 136 (22.55%) Oracle
11 132 (21.89%) Windows
11 132 (21.89%) Docker
12 128 (21.23%) Microsoft
13 123 (20.40%) Opscode Chef
13 123 (20.40%) Jenkins
14 119 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 115 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
16 114 (18.91%) ITIL
17 104 (17.25%) Perl
18 103 (17.08%) Bash Shell
19 99 (16.42%) VMware
20 87 (14.43%) Degree
21 83 (13.76%) Open Source
22 80 (13.27%) Git (software)
23 78 (12.94%) PowerShell
23 78 (12.94%) Ruby
23 78 (12.94%) Scrum
24 73 (12.11%) Finance
24 73 (12.11%) MySQL
24 73 (12.11%) Problem-Solving

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 55 (9.12%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (7.79%) Apache
3 36 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 23 (3.81%) OpenStack
5 19 (3.15%) CloudStack
6 16 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 14 (2.32%) Apache Spark
7 14 (2.32%) Confluence
7 14 (2.32%) IBM Notes
7 14 (2.32%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.16%) CMS
9 12 (1.99%) JBoss
9 12 (1.99%) nginx
10 10 (1.66%) IIS
11 9 (1.49%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.83%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (2.82%) Autodesk Inventor
2 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Simulink
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (4.48%) SAP PLM
2 21 (3.48%) SAP MM
3 17 (2.82%) SAP CO
3 17 (2.82%) SAP FI
3 17 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (2.82%) SAP GTS
3 17 (2.82%) SAP HR
3 17 (2.82%) SAP PM
3 17 (2.82%) SAP PS
3 17 (2.82%) SAP R/3
4 11 (1.82%) SAP EHS
4 11 (1.82%) SAP VC
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.66%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 162 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.80%) SaaS
4 32 (5.31%) PaaS
5 31 (5.14%) Bluemix
5 31 (5.14%) IBM Cloud
6 24 (3.98%) GitHub
7 23 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (3.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (3.15%) IaaS
10 14 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (1.33%) Datadog
13 7 (1.16%) Serverless
14 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (1.00%) Cloudflare
15 4 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.79%) LAN
2 52 (8.62%) Firewall
3 48 (7.96%) WAN
4 30 (4.98%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.15%) DNS
6 17 (2.82%) Wireless
7 16 (2.65%) 3GPP
8 15 (2.49%) Internet
9 13 (2.16%) Bluetooth
9 13 (2.16%) SAN
9 13 (2.16%) ZigBee
10 12 (1.99%) VPN
11 11 (1.82%) IPsec
12 10 (1.66%) DMZ
12 10 (1.66%) HTTP
12 10 (1.66%) SSL
13 8 (1.33%) BGP
13 8 (1.33%) NAS
13 8 (1.33%) Network Security
13 8 (1.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.11%) MySQL
2 54 (8.96%) Big Data
3 51 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 40 (6.63%) MongoDB
5 34 (5.64%) NoSQL
6 32 (5.31%) GIS
7 26 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (3.65%) Oracle Database
9 20 (3.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (3.15%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (1.99%) Apache Hive
12 12 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (1.99%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.82%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.33%) HBase
14 8 (1.33%) Impala
15 7 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 123 (20.40%) Jenkins
2 80 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 44 (7.30%) JIRA
4 27 (4.48%) Subversion
5 21 (3.48%) GitLab
6 17 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (2.49%) Selenium
8 12 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.99%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.49%) JUnit
9 9 (1.49%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.33%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.33%) Mockito
10 8 (1.33%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.16%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.16%) Hudson
12 6 (1.00%) Toad
12 6 (1.00%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 73 (12.11%) Finance
2 36 (5.97%) Publishing
3 34 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.47%) Aerospace
5 16 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.32%) Retail
7 11 (1.82%) Automotive
8 7 (1.16%) Legal
9 3 (0.50%) Banking
9 3 (0.50%) Games
9 3 (0.50%) Local Government
9 3 (0.50%) Military
10 2 (0.33%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.33%) Electronics
10 2 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (23.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (11.11%) Architect
3 62 (10.28%) Linux Engineer
4 56 (9.29%) Analyst
5 47 (7.79%) Administrator
5 47 (7.79%) Developer
6 42 (6.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 39 (6.47%) Consultant
8 35 (5.80%) Cloud Architect
9 34 (5.64%) Linux Administrator
10 33 (5.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 33 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (4.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 30 (4.98%) SAP Consultant
12 29 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
13 28 (4.64%) SAP PLM Consultant
13 28 (4.64%) Senior DevOps
13 28 (4.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.48%) Java Engineer
14 27 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (10.12%) Web Services
2 56 (9.29%) Middleware
3 41 (6.80%) JSON
4 37 (6.14%) REST
5 28 (4.64%) .NET
5 28 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
6 27 (4.48%) J2EE
6 27 (4.48%) Node.js
7 23 (3.81%) Kafka
8 21 (3.48%) LAMP
9 19 (3.15%) Flask
10 18 (2.99%) HTML
11 17 (2.82%) BAPI
11 17 (2.82%) IDoc
12 16 (2.65%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.65%) CSS
13 15 (2.49%) jQuery
13 15 (2.49%) Spring
14 14 (2.32%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (2.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.47%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.47%) Public Cloud
3 23 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 21 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.65%) CMDB
6 16 (2.65%) Replication
7 15 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.32%) iSeries
9 13 (2.16%) Smart Energy
9 13 (2.16%) Smart Meter
10 10 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.49%) AS400
11 9 (1.49%) Semantic Web
12 8 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
13 7 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 277 (45.94%) Linux
2 132 (21.89%) Windows
3 50 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (5.97%) CentOS
5 29 (4.81%) Ubuntu
5 29 (4.81%) Windows Server
6 26 (4.31%) Unix
7 19 (3.15%) Debian
8 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.83%) Solaris
10 4 (0.66%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.50%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.33%) AIX
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.33%) HPUX
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (39.30%) DevOps
2 178 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
4 114 (18.91%) ITIL
5 83 (13.76%) Open Source
6 78 (12.94%) Scrum
7 73 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (11.44%) Change Management
9 57 (9.45%) Mentoring
9 57 (9.45%) Software Engineering
10 54 (8.96%) Release Management
11 51 (8.46%) Service Management
12 44 (7.30%) Test Automation
13 38 (6.30%) SDLC
14 37 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
16 35 (5.80%) Asset Management
16 35 (5.80%) ITSM
17 34 (5.64%) Enterprise Architecture
18 33 (5.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 244 (40.46%) Python
2 143 (23.71%) Java
3 142 (23.55%) SQL
4 104 (17.25%) Perl
5 103 (17.08%) Bash Shell
6 78 (12.94%) PowerShell
6 78 (12.94%) Ruby
7 70 (11.61%) C
8 45 (7.46%) C++
9 42 (6.97%) JavaScript
10 38 (6.30%) C#
11 28 (4.64%) Go
12 27 (4.48%) PHP
13 15 (2.49%) ABAP
14 13 (2.16%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.82%) VBScript
16 10 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.83%) Ada
18 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (14.43%) Degree
2 39 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.30%) MCSE
3 38 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.32%) RHCE
5 18 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (2.99%) RHCSA
5 18 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 17 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 16 (2.65%) MCSA
8 12 (1.99%) MCSD
9 10 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.49%) AWS Certification
10 9 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.16%) ISEB
12 6 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (1.00%) PhD
13 5 (0.83%) CCNA
13 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.32%) QA
3 14 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.16%) MISRA
4 13 (2.16%) SLA
5 8 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 8 (1.33%) PMO
6 6 (1.00%) GCP
7 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 132 (21.89%) Docker
2 69 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (4.31%) Active Directory
5 25 (4.15%) vSphere
6 23 (3.81%) Hyper-V
7 15 (2.49%) Firmware
8 8 (1.33%) Apache Flume
8 8 (1.33%) HDFS
9 6 (1.00%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.83%) iptables
11 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.33%) vCloud
13 1 (0.17%) KVM
13 1 (0.17%) LXC
13 1 (0.17%) NFS
13 1 (0.17%) oVirt
13 1 (0.17%) Postfix
13 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 228 (37.81%) Puppet
2 211 (34.99%) Ansible
3 123 (20.40%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (10.61%) Kubernetes
5 56 (9.29%) Terraform
6 40 (6.63%) logstash
7 31 (5.14%) Packer
8 30 (4.98%) Kibana
9 26 (4.31%) Rancher
10 23 (3.81%) Salt
11 21 (3.48%) SCCM
12 11 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (1.33%) Nagios
14 7 (1.16%) ZABBIX
15 6 (1.00%) CFEngine
15 6 (1.00%) SCOM
16 5 (0.83%) Cacti
16 5 (0.83%) Icinga
16 5 (0.83%) Netcool
17 3 (0.50%) Grafana
Vendors
1 136 (22.55%) Oracle
2 128 (21.23%) Microsoft
3 99 (16.42%) VMware
4 49 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 49 (8.13%) SAP
5 33 (5.47%) IBM
6 26 (4.31%) SaltStack
7 25 (4.15%) Atlassian
7 25 (4.15%) Cisco
7 25 (4.15%) SolarWinds
8 24 (3.98%) Citrix
9 22 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (3.48%) Google
11 17 (2.82%) ServiceNow
12 16 (2.65%) Capita
13 14 (2.32%) Adobe
13 14 (2.32%) Lotus
13 14 (2.32%) Splunk
14 12 (1.99%) HP
14 12 (1.99%) New Relic