Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 226 230
Rank change year-on-year +51 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 592 456 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.92% 1.44% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.64% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 452 377 451
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +12.94%
10th Percentile £35,689 £29,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,625 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 26,935 27,791 35,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.51% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22,173 22,787 29,643
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Surrey +59 199 £57,500 +9.52% 19
Thames Valley +45 189 £50,000 - 38
Hampshire -24 116 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Berkshire +5 90 £50,000 -9.09% 24
Oxfordshire +44 81 £55,000 +37.50% 13
West Sussex +34 43 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Kent -4 16 £67,500 +92.86% 3
Middlesex +30 14 £65,000 -
East Sussex -25 13 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 249 (42.06%) DevOps
2 236 (39.86%) Linux
3 213 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (33.11%) Puppet
5 193 (32.60%) Python
6 178 (30.07%) Amazon AWS
7 159 (26.86%) Ansible
8 153 (25.84%) Microsoft
9 144 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
10 141 (23.82%) Continuous Integration
11 137 (23.14%) Jenkins
12 135 (22.80%) Windows
13 130 (21.96%) Java
14 124 (20.95%) Git (software)
15 120 (20.27%) Perl
16 111 (18.75%) Finance
17 107 (18.07%) Docker
18 102 (17.23%) PowerShell
19 92 (15.54%) Ruby
19 92 (15.54%) Scrum
20 91 (15.37%) SQL
21 89 (15.03%) Degree
21 89 (15.03%) Bash Shell
22 88 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
23 82 (13.85%) Unix
24 78 (13.18%) C#
25 75 (12.67%) ITIL
26 72 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
27 70 (11.82%) Terraform
28 68 (11.49%) SQL Server

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 62 (10.47%) Apache
2 32 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.90%) nginx
4 26 (4.39%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.89%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.86%) CMS
6 11 (1.86%) IIS
7 8 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.01%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.84%) Confluence
9 5 (0.84%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.84%) JBoss
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.68%) Jetty
11 3 (0.51%) lighttpd
11 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (3.89%) Autodesk Inventor
2 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.68%) Simulink
5 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (3.89%) SAP CO
2 23 (3.89%) SAP FI
2 23 (3.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 23 (3.89%) SAP GTS
2 23 (3.89%) SAP HR
2 23 (3.89%) SAP MM
2 23 (3.89%) SAP PM
2 23 (3.89%) SAP PS
2 23 (3.89%) SAP R/3
3 7 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Primavera
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 178 (30.07%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (8.78%) SaaS
4 42 (7.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (4.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 25 (4.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 22 (3.72%) GitHub
8 21 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (3.38%) Amazon S3
10 19 (3.21%) IaaS
11 16 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (2.20%) PaaS
13 12 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (1.69%) Datadog
15 8 (1.35%) Office 365
16 7 (1.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (1.18%) Route 53
17 5 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.84%) Bluemix
17 5 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.28%) Firewall
2 32 (5.41%) VPN
3 28 (4.73%) LDAP
4 27 (4.56%) DNS
5 22 (3.72%) Internet
6 21 (3.55%) Network Security
6 21 (3.55%) VoIP
7 18 (3.04%) SAN
8 17 (2.87%) IPsec
9 16 (2.70%) DHCP
9 16 (2.70%) LAN
9 16 (2.70%) TCP/IP
10 15 (2.53%) HTTP
11 14 (2.36%) WAN
12 13 (2.20%) Skype
12 13 (2.20%) SSL
13 11 (1.86%) Kerberos
14 10 (1.69%) BGP
15 9 (1.52%) FTP
15 9 (1.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.81%) MySQL
3 40 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.56%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.89%) GIS
6 22 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.52%) Big Data
10 9 (1.52%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.01%) DB2
13 6 (1.01%) Redis
14 5 (0.84%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 137 (23.14%) Jenkins
2 124 (20.95%) Git (software)
3 45 (7.60%) JIRA
4 44 (7.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 44 (7.43%) Subversion
5 32 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (4.56%) MSBuild
7 20 (3.38%) Bitbucket
7 20 (3.38%) Maven
8 18 (3.04%) Visual Studio
9 17 (2.87%) Hudson
10 12 (2.03%) GitLab
11 11 (1.86%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.69%) Ant
13 9 (1.52%) Toad
13 9 (1.52%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (1.01%) Selenium
16 4 (0.68%) Gitweb
16 4 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 111 (18.75%) Finance
2 39 (6.59%) Aerospace
3 22 (3.72%) Legal
4 17 (2.87%) Banking
5 12 (2.03%) Publishing
6 10 (1.69%) Retail
6 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.35%) Games
8 5 (0.84%) Automotive
9 4 (0.68%) Military
10 3 (0.51%) Electronics
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Marketing
11 2 (0.34%) Avionics
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 163 (27.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (10.30%) Linux Engineer
3 52 (8.78%) Administrator
4 46 (7.77%) AWS DevOps
5 43 (7.26%) Developer
6 40 (6.76%) Architect
6 40 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
6 40 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
6 40 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 39 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (5.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 31 (5.24%) Configuration Manager
9 31 (5.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 30 (5.07%) Consultant
10 30 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 29 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (4.56%) Analyst
13 26 (4.39%) Asset and Configuration Manager
13 26 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
14 25 (4.22%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (11.32%) .NET
2 53 (8.95%) Web Services
3 36 (6.08%) JSON
4 31 (5.24%) Middleware
5 29 (4.90%) .NET Framework
6 23 (3.89%) BAPI
6 23 (3.89%) IDoc
7 22 (3.72%) XML
8 19 (3.21%) HTML
8 19 (3.21%) LAMP
9 17 (2.87%) REST
10 13 (2.20%) CSS
10 13 (2.20%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (1.86%) Node.js
12 10 (1.69%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.52%) jQuery
13 9 (1.52%) Kafka
14 8 (1.35%) HTML5
14 8 (1.35%) Sensu
15 7 (1.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.93%) Computer Science
2 33 (5.57%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.24%) CMDB
4 30 (5.07%) Public Cloud
5 24 (4.05%) Clustering
6 22 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.86%) PKI
10 10 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.35%) Social Media
12 8 (1.35%) Spread Betting
12 8 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.68%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.51%) BYOD
15 3 (0.51%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 236 (39.86%) Linux
2 135 (22.80%) Windows
3 82 (13.85%) Unix
4 53 (8.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (8.11%) CentOS
6 47 (7.94%) Windows Server
7 22 (3.72%) Ubuntu
7 22 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.53%) Debian
9 10 (1.69%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.84%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.68%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.51%) Solaris
13 2 (0.34%) AIX
13 2 (0.34%) HPUX
13 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (42.06%) DevOps
2 213 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (23.82%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (15.54%) Scrum
5 75 (12.67%) ITIL
6 72 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 66 (11.15%) Software Engineering
8 63 (10.64%) Open Source
9 58 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 57 (9.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 49 (8.28%) Mentoring
12 47 (7.94%) Release Management
12 47 (7.94%) SDLC
13 46 (7.77%) High Availability
13 46 (7.77%) Presales
14 45 (7.60%) TDD
15 37 (6.25%) Load Balancing
15 37 (6.25%) Mathematics
16 34 (5.74%) BDD
17 33 (5.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (32.60%) Python
2 130 (21.96%) Java
3 120 (20.27%) Perl
4 102 (17.23%) PowerShell
5 92 (15.54%) Ruby
6 91 (15.37%) SQL
7 89 (15.03%) Bash Shell
8 78 (13.18%) C#
9 54 (9.12%) C
10 51 (8.61%) JavaScript
11 50 (8.45%) C++
12 35 (5.91%) PHP
13 25 (4.22%) VB.NET
14 22 (3.72%) VBScript
15 18 (3.04%) T-SQL
16 13 (2.20%) Groovy
17 12 (2.03%) Go
18 9 (1.52%) Shell Script
19 8 (1.35%) Ada
20 6 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (15.03%) Degree
2 31 (5.24%) RHCE
3 27 (4.56%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.22%) RHCSA
5 24 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 24 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (3.55%) MCSE
6 21 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (2.20%) CCNA
9 10 (1.69%) CCNP
10 8 (1.35%) MCSD
11 4 (0.68%) MCSA
12 3 (0.51%) CCIE
12 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 2 (0.34%) CCIE Security
13 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.93%) QA
2 22 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.01%) GCP
4 4 (0.68%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.51%) PMO
6 2 (0.34%) COBIT
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) MISRA
7 1 (0.17%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 107 (18.07%) Docker
2 57 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (8.95%) Active Directory
4 35 (5.91%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (5.24%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.86%) KVM
7 10 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.69%) Xen
8 7 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.84%) LXC
10 4 (0.68%) Firmware
10 4 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.68%) vSphere
11 3 (0.51%) iptables
11 3 (0.51%) Postfix
11 3 (0.51%) Varnish
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.34%) HDFS
12 2 (0.34%) NFS
12 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 196 (33.11%) Puppet
2 159 (26.86%) Ansible
3 144 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (11.82%) Terraform
5 60 (10.14%) Kubernetes
6 30 (5.07%) Nagios
7 17 (2.87%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (2.53%) Grafana
9 12 (2.03%) Prometheus
10 11 (1.86%) Mesos
10 11 (1.86%) rkt
10 11 (1.86%) SCOM
11 10 (1.69%) Salt
12 8 (1.35%) CFEngine
12 8 (1.35%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.35%) Rancher
13 7 (1.18%) Cacti
13 7 (1.18%) HAProxy
13 7 (1.18%) Icinga
13 7 (1.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 153 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 68 (11.49%) VMware
3 57 (9.63%) Red Hat
4 44 (7.43%) Oracle
5 29 (4.90%) Google
5 29 (4.90%) SAP
6 20 (3.38%) HP
7 19 (3.21%) Sophos
8 18 (3.04%) Cisco
9 17 (2.87%) 3PAR
10 12 (2.03%) Perforce
10 12 (2.03%) SaltStack
11 11 (1.86%) Splunk
12 10 (1.69%) Juniper
13 8 (1.35%) New Relic
14 7 (1.18%) IBM
14 7 (1.18%) Rackspace
15 5 (0.84%) Citrix
16 4 (0.68%) AppDynamics
16 4 (0.68%) Atlassian