The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 75 85
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 26 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.60% 1.40% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.65% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 13
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +69.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,887 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% +9.41%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 653 970 1041
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.44% 85.09% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2266 3133 3296
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in South Wales

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in South Wales.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in South Wales

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in South Wales

Configuration Management
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +17 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Bridgend - 6 £37,500 - 2
Configuration Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 31 (70.45%) DevOps
3 26 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (59.09%) Puppet
3 26 (59.09%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 22 (50.00%) Python
7 19 (43.18%) Perl
7 19 (43.18%) SLA
8 18 (40.91%) PHP
8 18 (40.91%) OO
8 18 (40.91%) Games
9 13 (29.55%) Windows
10 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 11 (25.00%) Unix
12 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) CMDB
13 9 (20.45%) Ansible
14 8 (18.18%) VMware
14 8 (18.18%) Change Management
14 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (15.91%) ITIL
15 7 (15.91%) Maven
16 6 (13.64%) Scrum
16 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
16 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (13.64%) Docker

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 3 (6.82%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) BGP
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) HSRP
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) MPLS
5 1 (2.27%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.27%) SecureCRT
5 1 (2.27%) SMS
5 1 (2.27%) SSH
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) Telnet
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Maven
3 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.27%) Ant
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (40.91%) Games
2 6 (13.64%) Law
3 5 (11.36%) Military
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Release Analyst
5 1 (2.27%) Release Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Release Management Analyst
5 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Unix Support
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) MFC
2 4 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) COM+
4 1 (2.27%) POCO
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) CMDB
2 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.36%) Public Cloud
5 4 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) Unix
4 6 (13.64%) CentOS
4 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.55%) VMS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) DevOps
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.91%) OO
5 8 (18.18%) Change Management
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) OOD
8 5 (11.36%) Service Management
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) UML
9 4 (9.09%) API Development
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (9.09%) Open Source
10 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Microservices
10 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 22 (50.00%) Python
2 19 (43.18%) Perl
3 18 (40.91%) PHP
4 6 (13.64%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) MISRA
2 1 (2.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
1 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (59.09%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (59.09%) Puppet
2 9 (20.45%) Ansible
3 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) Juniper
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Green Hills
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
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