Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 177 244
Rank change year-on-year +4 +67 -35
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 535 595 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.85% 1.95% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.17% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 413 485 432
South East median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +10.00%

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 26,081 27,380 31,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.17% 89.54% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21,520 22,609 26,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +28 193 £57,500 +15.00% 27
Surrey -13 135 £50,000 -13.04% 22
Berkshire +32 107 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Hampshire -18 97 £50,000 - 34
Oxfordshire +8 64 £66,000 +22.79% 10
East Sussex +23 50 £40,000 - 3
West Sussex -11 34 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 22 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Kent +3 10 £45,000 -33.33% 10
Middlesex -7 3 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 290 (54.21%) Linux
2 244 (45.61%) DevOps
3 193 (36.07%) Python
4 188 (35.14%) Puppet
5 173 (32.34%) Amazon AWS
6 161 (30.09%) Ansible
7 159 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
8 150 (28.04%) Windows
9 134 (25.05%) Java
10 133 (24.86%) ITIL
11 125 (23.36%) Git (software)
12 122 (22.80%) Microsoft Azure
13 118 (22.06%) Jenkins
14 117 (21.87%) Continuous Integration
15 115 (21.50%) Bash Shell
16 110 (20.56%) Microsoft
17 109 (20.37%) SQL
18 108 (20.19%) VMware
18 108 (20.19%) Docker
19 92 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
20 86 (16.07%) Degree
21 82 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 82 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
22 75 (14.02%) Terraform
23 74 (13.83%) Ruby
24 72 (13.46%) Kubernetes
25 69 (12.90%) PowerShell
26 68 (12.71%) Oracle
27 67 (12.52%) Continuous Improvement
28 65 (12.15%) GitHub

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 58 (10.84%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (7.48%) Apache
3 33 (6.17%) IIS
4 31 (5.79%) Apache Spark
5 28 (5.23%) Confluence
6 26 (4.86%) JBoss
7 24 (4.49%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.93%) CMS
9 18 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (3.36%) Tomcat
10 17 (3.18%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.62%) nginx
12 12 (2.24%) CloudStack
13 10 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (1.68%) MS Exchange
15 8 (1.50%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
17 4 (0.75%) Apache Pig
18 3 (0.56%) Smallworld
Applications
1 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.31%) Autodesk Inventor
4 6 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) SAP MM
2 7 (1.31%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.31%) SAP FI
2 7 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (1.31%) SAP GTS
2 7 (1.31%) SAP HR
2 7 (1.31%) SAP PM
2 7 (1.31%) SAP PS
2 7 (1.31%) SAP R/3
3 6 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 173 (32.34%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (22.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (12.15%) GitHub
4 45 (8.41%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (6.54%) SaaS
6 30 (5.61%) PaaS
7 29 (5.42%) IaaS
8 26 (4.86%) Office 365
9 16 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (2.24%) Serverless
12 11 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (2.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (1.87%) OpenShift
14 7 (1.31%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (0.93%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.79%) Firewall
2 35 (6.54%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.42%) DNS
3 29 (5.42%) Internet
4 28 (5.23%) LAN
5 24 (4.49%) WAN
6 21 (3.93%) DHCP
6 21 (3.93%) RTMP
6 21 (3.93%) RTSP
7 19 (3.55%) HTTP
8 15 (2.80%) Network Security
9 13 (2.43%) MPLS
10 12 (2.24%) VPN
10 12 (2.24%) Wireless
11 11 (2.06%) VLAN
12 10 (1.87%) SAN
12 10 (1.87%) WLAN
13 8 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.31%) SNMP
14 7 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.03%) Big Data
2 55 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 54 (10.09%) MySQL
4 43 (8.04%) NoSQL
5 33 (6.17%) Hadoop
5 33 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (4.67%) Apache Hive
7 22 (4.11%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (3.18%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.62%) HBase
11 14 (2.62%) Impala
12 13 (2.43%) Redis
13 12 (2.24%) GIS
14 11 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.87%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 125 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 118 (22.06%) Jenkins
3 59 (11.03%) Subversion
4 56 (10.47%) JIRA
5 35 (6.54%) Selenium
6 27 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (4.67%) Mercurial
8 24 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (4.30%) GitLab
9 23 (4.30%) Maven
9 23 (4.30%) TeamCity
10 21 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
12 16 (2.99%) Gerrit
13 15 (2.80%) Visual Studio
14 14 (2.62%) JUnit
15 13 (2.43%) Ant
16 11 (2.06%) Chocolatey
17 10 (1.87%) Vagrant
18 8 (1.50%) Mockito
General
1 52 (9.72%) Finance
2 18 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.50%) Games
3 8 (1.50%) Legal
4 7 (1.31%) Aerospace
5 5 (0.93%) Retail
6 4 (0.75%) Back Office
6 4 (0.75%) Banking
6 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.75%) Publishing
7 3 (0.56%) Advertising
7 3 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Avionics
8 1 (0.19%) Billing
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (28.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (9.91%) Analyst
3 48 (8.97%) Administrator
4 44 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
5 36 (6.73%) Linux Administrator
6 34 (6.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 33 (6.17%) Developer
8 32 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
9 31 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
10 28 (5.23%) Lead DevOps
11 25 (4.67%) Configuration Manager
11 25 (4.67%) Senior DevOps
11 25 (4.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.30%) Architect
12 23 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (3.74%) Service Manager
14 18 (3.36%) Asset and Configuration Manager
14 18 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (3.36%) IT Manager
15 17 (3.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.79%) .NET
2 42 (7.85%) Web Services
3 39 (7.29%) JSON
4 31 (5.79%) LAMP
5 29 (5.42%) Kafka
6 27 (5.05%) J2EE
7 26 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
8 21 (3.93%) REST
9 19 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (3.36%) RESTful
11 17 (3.18%) CSS
11 17 (3.18%) HTML
12 14 (2.62%) Middleware
13 13 (2.43%) Spring
13 13 (2.43%) XML
14 12 (2.24%) Flask
14 12 (2.24%) Spring Boot
15 11 (2.06%) Node.js
15 11 (2.06%) SparkR
15 11 (2.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (10.47%) Management Information System
3 47 (8.79%) Data Centre
4 41 (7.66%) Computer Science
5 33 (6.17%) CMDB
5 33 (6.17%) Public Cloud
6 30 (5.61%) Replication
7 22 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (3.93%) Video\Live Streaming
9 16 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.87%) BBC
13 9 (1.68%) Clustering
13 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.68%) PKI
14 8 (1.50%) Semantic Web
15 7 (1.31%) Tandem
16 5 (0.93%) FMCG
17 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 290 (54.21%) Linux
2 150 (28.04%) Windows
3 52 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 42 (7.85%) CentOS
5 37 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (6.54%) Unix
7 34 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (4.67%) Debian
9 24 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (3.18%) Ubuntu
11 14 (2.62%) Windows 7
12 13 (2.43%) Windows 10
13 12 (2.24%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.68%) FreeBSD
15 8 (1.50%) Solaris
16 3 (0.56%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.37%) VMS
18 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (45.61%) DevOps
2 159 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (24.86%) ITIL
4 117 (21.87%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (12.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 65 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 57 (10.65%) Open Source
8 57 (10.65%) SDLC
9 56 (10.47%) ITIL V3
9 56 (10.47%) Mentoring
9 56 (10.47%) Scrum
9 56 (10.47%) Test Automation
10 55 (10.28%) Service Management
11 48 (8.97%) Project Management
12 43 (8.04%) Release Management
13 40 (7.48%) Deployment Automation
14 39 (7.29%) Asset Management
15 38 (7.10%) Kanban
15 38 (7.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 193 (36.07%) Python
2 134 (25.05%) Java
3 115 (21.50%) Bash Shell
4 109 (20.37%) SQL
5 74 (13.83%) Ruby
6 69 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 54 (10.09%) Perl
8 39 (7.29%) C#
9 35 (6.54%) JavaScript
10 32 (5.98%) C
10 32 (5.98%) PHP
11 16 (2.99%) Go
12 11 (2.06%) R
13 9 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.68%) Scala
13 9 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.31%) C++
15 5 (0.93%) C-shell
15 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (16.07%) Degree
2 44 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.62%) MCP
5 14 (2.62%) MCSA
6 13 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.24%) RHCSA
8 11 (2.06%) CCNA
8 11 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (2.06%) ISEB
9 10 (1.87%) LPIC
10 9 (1.68%) RHCE
11 8 (1.50%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.50%) MCSE
12 7 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (1.12%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.05%) SLA
2 26 (4.86%) QA
3 19 (3.55%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.31%) DICOM
5 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.75%) PMO
7 2 (0.37%) MISRA
8 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (20.19%) Docker
2 82 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (10.09%) Active Directory
4 49 (9.16%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 27 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (3.55%) vSphere
8 15 (2.80%) LXC
9 14 (2.62%) Apache Flume
9 14 (2.62%) HDFS
10 5 (0.93%) Firmware
10 5 (0.93%) KVM
10 5 (0.93%) oVirt
11 4 (0.75%) iptables
11 4 (0.75%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.75%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.19%) Postfix
13 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 188 (35.14%) Puppet
2 161 (30.09%) Ansible
3 92 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (14.02%) Terraform
5 72 (13.46%) Kubernetes
6 29 (5.42%) Kibana
7 22 (4.11%) SCCM
7 22 (4.11%) ZABBIX
8 21 (3.93%) Salt
9 19 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
10 18 (3.36%) Nagios
11 16 (2.99%) Rancher
12 15 (2.80%) logstash
12 15 (2.80%) Packer
13 13 (2.43%) Grafana
14 11 (2.06%) Prometheus
15 8 (1.50%) Rundeck
16 7 (1.31%) SCOM
17 6 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
17 6 (1.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 110 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 108 (20.19%) VMware
3 68 (12.71%) Oracle
4 56 (10.47%) Red Hat
5 27 (5.05%) ServiceNow
6 25 (4.67%) Citrix
6 25 (4.67%) Google
7 23 (4.30%) Atlassian
7 23 (4.30%) Snow
8 18 (3.36%) SolarWinds
9 17 (3.18%) SaltStack
10 16 (2.99%) Hortonworks
11 15 (2.80%) Pega
11 15 (2.80%) Sitecore
12 14 (2.62%) SAP
13 13 (2.43%) Cisco
14 9 (1.68%) IBM
15 8 (1.50%) New Relic
15 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.50%) Tableau