Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 176 221
Rank change year-on-year +24 +45 +14
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 558 597 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 1.93% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.15% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 414 456 370
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,946
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.11% +4.60%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,682 £28,038
90th Percentile £80,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 24,431 27,798 28,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.20% 89.93% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19,979 22,937 22,995
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +3 164 £50,000 -13.04% 12
Thames Valley -21 153 £62,500 +25.00% 42
Hampshire +24 121 £52,500 +16.67% 20
Berkshire +4 94 £60,000 +20.00% 21
East Sussex +47 48 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -12 47 £75,000 +36.36% 13
West Sussex -2 45 £56,600 +13.20% 15
Kent +26 16 £65,000 -3.70% 8
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Middlesex -6 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Sussex - 1 £72,500 -
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 280 (50.18%) Linux
2 261 (46.77%) DevOps
3 199 (35.66%) Amazon AWS
4 178 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (30.82%) Python
6 154 (27.60%) Ansible
7 150 (26.88%) Jenkins
8 149 (26.70%) Git (software)
9 146 (26.16%) Windows
10 141 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 139 (24.91%) Puppet
12 126 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
13 124 (22.22%) Java
14 120 (21.51%) SQL
15 119 (21.33%) ITIL
16 115 (20.61%) Bash Shell
17 112 (20.07%) Terraform
18 102 (18.28%) Docker
19 95 (17.03%) Microsoft
20 91 (16.31%) VMware
20 91 (16.31%) Continuous Improvement
21 87 (15.59%) Oracle
22 86 (15.41%) Opscode Chef
22 86 (15.41%) SDLC
23 85 (15.23%) Degree
24 81 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 75 (13.44%) Kubernetes
26 72 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
27 71 (12.72%) PowerShell
27 71 (12.72%) 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 42 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
1 42 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 41 (7.35%) IIS
3 27 (4.84%) Apache
4 22 (3.94%) Confluence
4 22 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (3.76%) Apache Spark
6 20 (3.58%) CMS
7 16 (2.87%) nginx
8 15 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (2.33%) JBoss
10 12 (2.15%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.97%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.43%) MS Exchange
13 7 (1.25%) Documentum
14 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.72%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.69%) Autodesk Inventor
3 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 22 (3.94%) SAP CO
1 22 (3.94%) SAP FI
1 22 (3.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (2.69%) SAP GTS
2 15 (2.69%) SAP HR
2 15 (2.69%) SAP MM
2 15 (2.69%) SAP PM
2 15 (2.69%) SAP PS
2 15 (2.69%) SAP R/3
3 14 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.25%) SAP ERP
4 7 (1.25%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 199 (35.66%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (9.68%) GitHub
4 36 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (6.27%) SaaS
6 32 (5.73%) Office 365
7 24 (4.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (3.76%) PaaS
9 20 (3.58%) IaaS
10 17 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (3.05%) Serverless
11 16 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (1.43%) Amazon S3
16 7 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
17 6 (1.08%) Datadog
17 6 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.93%) TCP/IP
2 45 (8.06%) Firewall
3 38 (6.81%) DNS
4 30 (5.38%) Internet
5 28 (5.02%) HTTP
5 28 (5.02%) LAN
5 28 (5.02%) WAN
6 25 (4.48%) DHCP
7 24 (4.30%) RTMP
7 24 (4.30%) RTSP
8 12 (2.15%) VLAN
8 12 (2.15%) VPN
9 11 (1.97%) MPLS
9 11 (1.97%) Network Security
9 11 (1.97%) SAN
9 11 (1.97%) SSL
10 10 (1.79%) Wireless
10 10 (1.79%) WLAN
11 8 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.29%) MySQL
3 49 (8.78%) Big Data
4 37 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 35 (6.27%) Hadoop
6 33 (5.91%) Relational Database
7 31 (5.56%) GIS
8 29 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
9 20 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (2.51%) Redis
14 13 (2.33%) MongoDB
15 11 (1.97%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.97%) Couchbase
15 11 (1.97%) HBase
15 11 (1.97%) Impala
Development Applications
1 150 (26.88%) Jenkins
2 149 (26.70%) Git (software)
3 61 (10.93%) JIRA
4 53 (9.50%) Subversion
5 39 (6.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (6.81%) Selenium
7 34 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (5.73%) Maven
9 26 (4.66%) Mercurial
10 24 (4.30%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (4.12%) Visual Studio
12 21 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (3.05%) TeamCity
14 15 (2.69%) Chocolatey
15 14 (2.51%) JUnit
15 14 (2.51%) Vagrant
16 12 (2.15%) Eclipse
17 11 (1.97%) Cucumber
18 10 (1.79%) Bitbucket
19 9 (1.61%) Ant
General
1 71 (12.72%) Finance
2 23 (4.12%) Aerospace
3 14 (2.51%) Military
4 9 (1.61%) Advertising
5 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.08%) Back Office
7 5 (0.90%) Games
7 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Banking
8 3 (0.54%) Legal
8 3 (0.54%) Marketing
8 3 (0.54%) Publishing
8 3 (0.54%) Retail
9 2 (0.36%) Automotive
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 156 (27.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (8.24%) Analyst
3 37 (6.63%) Administrator
3 37 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
4 36 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 36 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
4 36 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 33 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (5.02%) Configuration Manager
6 28 (5.02%) Linux Administrator
6 28 (5.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 27 (4.84%) Consultant
7 27 (4.84%) Developer
8 26 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (4.48%) Lead DevOps
9 25 (4.48%) Software Engineer
9 25 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (4.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (3.76%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.60%) .NET
2 46 (8.24%) JSON
2 46 (8.24%) Web Services
3 34 (6.09%) Kafka
3 34 (6.09%) REST
4 29 (5.20%) LAMP
5 27 (4.84%) RESTful
6 26 (4.66%) Elastic Stack
6 26 (4.66%) J2EE
7 23 (4.12%) Spring
8 21 (3.76%) CSS
9 19 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (3.41%) SOAP
10 18 (3.23%) Middleware
11 16 (2.87%) HTML
12 15 (2.69%) BAPI
12 15 (2.69%) IDoc
12 15 (2.69%) XML
12 15 (2.69%) X-Windows
13 14 (2.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 59 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (10.22%) Data Centre
4 44 (7.89%) Public Cloud
5 38 (6.81%) CMDB
6 31 (5.56%) Replication
7 26 (4.66%) Linux Command Line
8 24 (4.30%) Video\Live Streaming
9 21 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (3.05%) Semantic Web
11 16 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (2.33%) BBC
13 12 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.61%) Private Cloud
15 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (1.25%) Clustering
16 7 (1.25%) PKI
17 6 (1.08%) Fintech
17 6 (1.08%) Handset
18 5 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 280 (50.18%) Linux
2 146 (26.16%) Windows
3 61 (10.93%) CentOS
4 60 (10.75%) Windows Server
5 41 (7.35%) Unix
6 39 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (4.48%) Debian
9 22 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (3.05%) Windows 10
10 17 (3.05%) Windows 7
11 15 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.97%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.43%) AIX
13 8 (1.43%) Solaris
14 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.72%) FreeBSD
15 4 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.72%) VMS
16 3 (0.54%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (46.77%) DevOps
2 178 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (21.33%) ITIL
5 91 (16.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 86 (15.41%) SDLC
7 72 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
8 67 (12.01%) Continuous Delivery
9 66 (11.83%) Software Engineering
10 64 (11.47%) Scrum
11 54 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 53 (9.50%) ITIL V3
12 53 (9.50%) Mentoring
13 48 (8.60%) Open Source
13 48 (8.60%) Service Management
14 46 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (6.81%) Computer Science
16 33 (5.91%) Microservices
17 32 (5.73%) Deployment Automation
17 32 (5.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (30.82%) Python
2 124 (22.22%) Java
3 120 (21.51%) SQL
4 115 (20.61%) Bash Shell
5 71 (12.72%) PowerShell
6 62 (11.11%) C#
7 58 (10.39%) Perl
8 52 (9.32%) C
9 51 (9.14%) Ruby
10 45 (8.06%) PHP
11 39 (6.99%) JavaScript
12 30 (5.38%) C++
13 20 (3.58%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.69%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.51%) Java 8
16 12 (2.15%) Scala
17 11 (1.97%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.61%) VBScript
19 8 (1.43%) VB
19 8 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (15.23%) Degree
2 32 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (3.05%) MCSA
7 14 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.51%) MCP
8 12 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (2.15%) RHCSA
9 11 (1.97%) CCNA
9 11 (1.97%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.79%) LPIC
10 10 (1.79%) MCSE
10 10 (1.79%) RHCE
11 9 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (1.43%) ISEB
13 7 (1.25%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.84%) QA
2 20 (3.58%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.33%) SLA
4 6 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.72%) PMO
6 3 (0.54%) DICOM
6 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.18%) MISRA
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (18.28%) Docker
2 81 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (11.83%) Active Directory
4 49 (8.78%) Hyper-V
5 41 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (3.94%) LXC
8 7 (1.25%) vSphere
9 6 (1.08%) Apache Flume
9 6 (1.08%) HDFS
9 6 (1.08%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.72%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.54%) Firmware
11 3 (0.54%) iptables
11 3 (0.54%) XenServer
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.36%) Xen
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
13 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 154 (27.60%) Ansible
2 139 (24.91%) Puppet
3 112 (20.07%) Terraform
4 86 (15.41%) Opscode Chef
5 75 (13.44%) Kubernetes
6 25 (4.48%) Nagios
7 21 (3.76%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (3.58%) Kibana
8 20 (3.58%) Salt
9 19 (3.41%) ZABBIX
10 17 (3.05%) Grafana
10 17 (3.05%) Packer
11 12 (2.15%) Prometheus
12 11 (1.97%) SCCM
13 8 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
13 8 (1.43%) Rundeck
14 6 (1.08%) Consul
14 6 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (1.08%) Rancher
15 5 (0.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 91 (16.31%) VMware
3 87 (15.59%) Oracle
4 62 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 37 (6.63%) Google
6 30 (5.38%) SAP
7 28 (5.02%) Atlassian
8 25 (4.48%) Citrix
9 19 (3.41%) Snow
10 13 (2.33%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.33%) Tableau
11 12 (2.15%) Splunk
12 10 (1.79%) Cisco
12 10 (1.79%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.79%) New Relic
12 10 (1.79%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.43%) Pega
13 8 (1.43%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.25%) Software AG
14 7 (1.25%) Workday