The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / South West
Rank 186 149 136
Rank change year-on-year -37 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 54 112 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.92% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.16% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 74 75
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4584 5190 5215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.11% 88.76% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4232 4344
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the South West

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the South West

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the South West

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Gloucestershire -11 27 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Bristol -19 7 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Somerset -21 6 £35,000 -17.64%
Wiltshire +14 5 £57,500 +69.11% 4
Dorset +14 4 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Cornwall - 4 £55,000 -
Devon +1 1 £27,000 -60.00%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 77 (54.23%) Linux
2 68 (47.89%) Python
3 57 (40.14%) Bash Shell
4 55 (38.73%) Puppet
5 49 (34.51%) Perl
6 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (26.06%) Security Cleared
7 37 (26.06%) Docker
7 37 (26.06%) DevOps
8 36 (25.35%) MySQL
9 35 (24.65%) Java
9 35 (24.65%) Windows
10 29 (20.42%) Software Engineering
10 29 (20.42%) Jenkins
11 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
12 27 (19.01%) C
12 27 (19.01%) HTML
12 27 (19.01%) Red Hat
13 26 (18.31%) Ansible
14 25 (17.61%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (17.61%) Ruby
14 25 (17.61%) SQL
14 25 (17.61%) Unix
15 24 (16.90%) Git (software)
15 24 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (16.20%) Oracle
16 23 (16.20%) XML
16 23 (16.20%) ITIL
17 22 (15.49%) VMware
17 22 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (7.04%) JBoss
2 7 (4.93%) IIS
2 7 (4.93%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.23%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.82%) CloudStack
4 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.11%) Apache
5 3 (2.11%) nginx
6 2 (1.41%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) HipChat
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Maximo
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.41%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) PaaS
2 16 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.27%) OpenShift
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.52%) SaaS
4 3 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.41%) G Suite
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Firewall
2 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.82%) DNS
3 4 (2.82%) Internet
4 3 (2.11%) NAS
4 3 (2.11%) SAN
4 3 (2.11%) Wireless
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.41%) Junos
5 2 (1.41%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.41%) LDAP
5 2 (1.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.70%) HTTP
6 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.70%) IPv4
6 1 (0.70%) IPv6
6 1 (0.70%) SNMP
6 1 (0.70%) SSH
6 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.35%) MySQL
2 16 (11.27%) Hadoop
3 15 (10.56%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.75%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.93%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.23%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.82%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.82%) HBase
8 3 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.41%) Big Data
9 2 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (1.41%) GIS
9 2 (1.41%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (20.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (16.90%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.45%) JIRA
3 12 (8.45%) Selenium
4 11 (7.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (4.93%) JMeter
6 6 (4.23%) Ant
6 6 (4.23%) Maven
6 6 (4.23%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (4.23%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.23%) WATIR
7 5 (3.52%) QUnit
7 5 (3.52%) Subversion
8 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.41%) Hudson
10 2 (1.41%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.41%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.63%) Military
4 5 (3.52%) Electronics
5 4 (2.82%) Banking
6 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.11%) Retail
7 2 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (21.83%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (18.31%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (16.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 22 (15.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (14.08%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Analyst
7 13 (9.15%) Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.52%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.82%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Administrator
11 4 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
11 4 (2.82%) Graduate
11 4 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.01%) HTML
2 23 (16.20%) XML
3 17 (11.97%) CSS
4 15 (10.56%) Spring
4 15 (10.56%) Web Services
5 12 (8.45%) SOAP
6 11 (7.75%) jQuery
7 10 (7.04%) .NET
7 10 (7.04%) JSF
8 9 (6.34%) Hibernate
8 9 (6.34%) JSON
9 8 (5.63%) Spring MVC
10 7 (4.93%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.23%) EJB
11 6 (4.23%) J2EE
11 6 (4.23%) REST
12 5 (3.52%) Dojo
12 5 (3.52%) LAMP
12 5 (3.52%) Middleware
12 5 (3.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
1 12 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.23%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.82%) CMDB
3 4 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.41%) Wiki
6 1 (0.70%) CESG
6 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (54.23%) Linux
2 35 (24.65%) Windows
3 25 (17.61%) Unix
4 21 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (14.08%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.93%) CentOS
7 5 (3.52%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (2.11%) FreeBSD
9 3 (2.11%) Solaris
9 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.70%) Fedora
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.70%) SUSE
11 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.06%) DevOps
3 29 (20.42%) Software Engineering
4 24 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.20%) ITIL
6 18 (12.68%) TDD
7 17 (11.97%) MVC
7 17 (11.97%) SDLC
8 14 (9.86%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (8.45%) OO
9 12 (8.45%) Open Source
9 12 (8.45%) SOA
9 12 (8.45%) UML
10 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.75%) Release Management
11 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.34%) Performance Testing
12 9 (6.34%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (6.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (47.89%) Python
2 57 (40.14%) Bash Shell
3 49 (34.51%) Perl
4 35 (24.65%) Java
5 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
6 27 (19.01%) C
7 25 (17.61%) Ruby
7 25 (17.61%) SQL
8 21 (14.79%) C++
9 15 (10.56%) C#
10 9 (6.34%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.63%) Groovy
11 8 (5.63%) PHP
12 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.41%) Scala
13 2 (1.41%) VB
13 2 (1.41%) VBScript
14 1 (0.70%) Clojure
14 1 (0.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 37 (26.06%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.49%) DV Cleared
3 14 (9.86%) Degree
4 8 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.41%) CISA
6 2 (1.41%) CISSP
6 2 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) COBIT
2 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.41%) PMO
3 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (26.06%) Docker
2 22 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.27%) Dovecot
3 16 (11.27%) Postfix
4 7 (4.93%) vSphere
5 6 (4.23%) Xen
6 5 (3.52%) XenServer
7 3 (2.11%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.41%) KVM
9 1 (0.70%) Corosync
9 1 (0.70%) HDFS
9 1 (0.70%) iptables
9 1 (0.70%) oVirt
9 1 (0.70%) Snort
9 1 (0.70%) Squid
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (38.73%) Puppet
2 26 (18.31%) Ansible
3 25 (17.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.93%) Nagios
5 6 (4.23%) Cobbler
5 6 (4.23%) Salt
5 6 (4.23%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (3.52%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.52%) Terraform
7 2 (1.41%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.41%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.41%) Juju
7 2 (1.41%) Marathon
7 2 (1.41%) Mesos
7 2 (1.41%) Rancher
7 2 (1.41%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.41%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.70%) Cacti
8 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Red Hat
2 23 (16.20%) Oracle
3 22 (15.49%) VMware
4 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.63%) Cisco
6 7 (4.93%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (4.23%) HP
8 4 (2.82%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (2.82%) Remedy
8 4 (2.82%) Serena
8 4 (2.82%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.11%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.41%) Apple
10 2 (1.41%) Citrix
10 2 (1.41%) Epicor
10 2 (1.41%) Google
10 2 (1.41%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.41%) Symantec
10 2 (1.41%) Veritas
10 2 (1.41%) Zend
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