Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 247 205
Rank change year-on-year +79 -42 +25
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 601 472 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.98% 1.35% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.54% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 489 430 523
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,450 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,500
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% +4.17%

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 26524 30586 37174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.46% 87.44% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21839 25381 30726
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Surrey +87 215 £57,500 +9.52% 13
Thames Valley +42 167 £50,000 - 13
Hampshire -4 111 £50,000 - 6
Berkshire -5 76 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +62 73 £53,750 +70.63% 9
West Sussex +41 39 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Kent +10 25 £67,500 +92.86%
East Sussex -5 20 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +23 18 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Middlesex +22 17 £65,000 +62.50%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 261 (43.43%) Linux
1 261 (43.43%) DevOps
2 234 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (33.94%) Puppet
4 172 (28.62%) Python
5 168 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
6 163 (27.12%) Microsoft
7 145 (24.13%) Opscode Chef
7 145 (24.13%) Ansible
8 143 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
9 137 (22.80%) Windows
10 136 (22.63%) Finance
11 126 (20.97%) Git (software)
12 123 (20.47%) Jenkins
13 119 (19.80%) Docker
14 107 (17.80%) Bash Shell
15 105 (17.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 103 (17.14%) Java
17 93 (15.47%) .NET
18 92 (15.31%) SQL
18 92 (15.31%) Degree
19 88 (14.64%) PowerShell
20 87 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
21 86 (14.31%) Perl
22 85 (14.14%) C#
23 83 (13.81%) Ruby
24 81 (13.48%) Unix
24 81 (13.48%) Terraform
25 79 (13.14%) ITIL
26 78 (12.98%) Scrum

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 54 (8.99%) Apache
2 30 (4.99%) nginx
3 25 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.99%) Tomcat
5 23 (3.83%) OpenStack
6 12 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (1.83%) IIS
7 11 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.66%) Confluence
9 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.83%) CMS
10 5 (0.83%) JBoss
11 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.67%) Jetty
11 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.33%) lighttpd
13 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (3.00%) Autodesk Inventor
2 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.67%) Simulink
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.00%) SAP CO
2 18 (3.00%) SAP FI
2 18 (3.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 18 (3.00%) SAP GTS
2 18 (3.00%) SAP HR
2 18 (3.00%) SAP MM
2 18 (3.00%) SAP PM
2 18 (3.00%) SAP PS
2 18 (3.00%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 168 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (8.32%) SaaS
4 45 (7.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (5.66%) IaaS
6 33 (5.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 23 (3.83%) GitHub
8 22 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (3.66%) PaaS
9 19 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (2.83%) Amazon S3
11 15 (2.50%) Office 365
12 12 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (1.83%) Azure Machine Learning
13 11 (1.83%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.66%) Datadog
15 9 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (1.16%) Route 53
17 5 (0.83%) Heroku
18 4 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.99%) DNS
2 36 (5.99%) Firewall
3 30 (4.99%) DHCP
4 28 (4.66%) Network Security
4 28 (4.66%) VPN
5 26 (4.33%) Internet
6 25 (4.16%) LDAP
7 24 (3.99%) TCP/IP
8 17 (2.83%) Kerberos
9 16 (2.66%) Skype
10 15 (2.50%) HTTP
11 14 (2.33%) IPsec
12 13 (2.16%) SAN
12 13 (2.16%) VoIP
13 11 (1.83%) SSL
14 10 (1.66%) LAN
14 10 (1.66%) WAN
15 9 (1.50%) MPLS
16 8 (1.33%) BGP
16 8 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.98%) MySQL
2 57 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 30 (4.99%) Big Data
5 24 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 18 (3.00%) GIS
10 16 (2.66%) Data Lake
10 16 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.66%) InfluxDB
10 16 (2.66%) Power BI
11 14 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 13 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.83%) HDInsight
14 11 (1.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 126 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 123 (20.47%) Jenkins
3 51 (8.49%) Subversion
4 39 (6.49%) JIRA
4 39 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (5.49%) MSBuild
7 20 (3.33%) Maven
8 18 (3.00%) Bitbucket
8 18 (3.00%) GitLab
9 15 (2.50%) Hudson
9 15 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.33%) Ant
11 10 (1.66%) Selenium
11 10 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.50%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.33%) Travis CI
14 6 (1.00%) HP UFT
14 6 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 136 (22.63%) Finance
2 29 (4.83%) Aerospace
3 18 (3.00%) Legal
4 16 (2.66%) Banking
5 10 (1.66%) Games
6 9 (1.50%) Retail
6 9 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.16%) Automotive
8 3 (0.50%) Avionics
8 3 (0.50%) Electronics
8 3 (0.50%) Marketing
8 3 (0.50%) Military
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Billing
9 2 (0.33%) Law
9 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 159 (26.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (10.15%) Linux Engineer
3 59 (9.82%) Developer
4 46 (7.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 41 (6.82%) Administrator
6 40 (6.66%) Analyst
7 39 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
8 38 (6.32%) AWS DevOps
9 37 (6.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 36 (5.99%) Linux Administrator
10 36 (5.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 35 (5.82%) AWS Engineer
12 31 (5.16%) Consultant
13 30 (4.99%) Configuration Manager
14 29 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (4.66%) .NET Developer
15 28 (4.66%) Applications Support
15 28 (4.66%) Development Manager
15 28 (4.66%) Support Analyst
16 27 (4.49%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.47%) .NET
2 46 (7.65%) Web Services
3 36 (5.99%) .NET Framework
4 24 (3.99%) LAMP
5 21 (3.49%) JSON
6 20 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (3.00%) BAPI
7 18 (3.00%) IDoc
8 17 (2.83%) Middleware
9 14 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 14 (2.33%) HTML
9 14 (2.33%) Sensu
10 11 (1.83%) Kafka
10 11 (1.83%) Node.js
10 11 (1.83%) REST
10 11 (1.83%) XML
11 9 (1.50%) CSS
11 9 (1.50%) HTML5
11 9 (1.50%) LEMP Stack
12 8 (1.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 36 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 33 (5.49%) Public Cloud
4 32 (5.32%) CMDB
5 22 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.16%) PKI
7 18 (3.00%) Clustering
8 14 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.16%) Replication
10 11 (1.83%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.33%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.33%) Social Media
12 7 (1.16%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.00%) BYOD
14 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.67%) Spread Betting
16 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 261 (43.43%) Linux
2 137 (22.80%) Windows
3 81 (13.48%) Unix
4 55 (9.15%) CentOS
5 48 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (7.49%) Windows Server
7 28 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.83%) Debian
8 17 (2.83%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.33%) Windows 10
11 7 (1.16%) CoreOS
12 6 (1.00%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.83%) Android
13 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.83%) Solaris
14 4 (0.67%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.33%) AIX
16 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (43.43%) DevOps
2 234 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
4 105 (17.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 79 (13.14%) ITIL
6 78 (12.98%) Scrum
7 73 (12.15%) Mentoring
8 70 (11.65%) Test Automation
9 62 (10.32%) Open Source
10 61 (10.15%) Release Management
11 54 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 54 (8.99%) Software Engineering
12 53 (8.82%) SDLC
13 47 (7.82%) TDD
14 41 (6.82%) BDD
14 41 (6.82%) CRM
14 41 (6.82%) Mathematics
15 39 (6.49%) Coaching
15 39 (6.49%) Presales
16 36 (5.99%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 172 (28.62%) Python
2 107 (17.80%) Bash Shell
3 103 (17.14%) Java
4 92 (15.31%) SQL
5 88 (14.64%) PowerShell
6 86 (14.31%) Perl
7 85 (14.14%) C#
8 83 (13.81%) Ruby
9 47 (7.82%) JavaScript
10 42 (6.99%) VB.NET
11 39 (6.49%) C
12 33 (5.49%) C++
13 32 (5.32%) PHP
14 26 (4.33%) T-SQL
15 24 (3.99%) Go
16 19 (3.16%) Shell Script
17 15 (2.50%) VBScript
18 11 (1.83%) R
19 10 (1.66%) Groovy
19 10 (1.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (15.31%) Degree
2 31 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.33%) RHCE
5 17 (2.83%) RHCSA
6 15 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 12 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.33%) ISEB
10 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.16%) CCNP
12 5 (0.83%) CCNA
12 5 (0.83%) MCP
12 5 (0.83%) MCSE
13 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.67%) MCSA
14 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.65%) QA
2 10 (1.66%) GCP
3 8 (1.33%) SLA
4 6 (1.00%) PMO
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 119 (19.80%) Docker
2 50 (8.32%) Active Directory
3 46 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (3.00%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.33%) KVM
7 10 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.50%) Xen
9 8 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.16%) vSphere
11 6 (1.00%) LXC
12 5 (0.83%) NFS
12 5 (0.83%) vCloud
13 4 (0.67%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.50%) iptables
15 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.33%) UAG
15 2 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 204 (33.94%) Puppet
2 145 (24.13%) Ansible
2 145 (24.13%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (13.48%) Terraform
4 57 (9.48%) Kubernetes
5 35 (5.82%) Nagios
6 18 (3.00%) Grafana
7 17 (2.83%) SCOM
8 12 (2.00%) Prometheus
9 11 (1.83%) Mesos
9 11 (1.83%) rkt
9 11 (1.83%) SCCM
10 10 (1.66%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.33%) Cobbler
11 8 (1.33%) Salt
12 6 (1.00%) Cacti
12 6 (1.00%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.00%) logstash
12 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.83%) Rancher
Vendors
1 163 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 73 (12.15%) Red Hat
3 63 (10.48%) VMware
4 27 (4.49%) Oracle
5 20 (3.33%) SAP
6 19 (3.16%) Google
7 18 (3.00%) Cisco
8 12 (2.00%) SaltStack
9 11 (1.83%) Hortonworks
9 11 (1.83%) Sophos
10 9 (1.50%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.50%) HP
11 8 (1.33%) Citrix
11 8 (1.33%) Juniper
12 7 (1.16%) Perforce
12 7 (1.16%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.00%) 3PAR
14 5 (0.83%) New Relic
14 5 (0.83%) Splunk
15 4 (0.67%) AppDynamics