Period
to 18 June 2018

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 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 202 137
Rank change year-on-year +71 -65 -27
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 244 134 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.28% 1.30% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.42% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 165 102 209
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £65,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +9.38%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,762 9,450 9,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.60% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,035 7,773 8,180
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 6 months to 18 June 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
Bristol +37 73 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Gloucestershire +25 48 £46,000 +15.00% 7
Somerset +43 41 £50,000 +42.86% 6
Wiltshire +5 31 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Devon +38 28 £41,000 -21.90% 2
Dorset -31 20 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Cornwall -23 3 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 West region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 156 (63.93%) Linux
2 131 (53.69%) Puppet
3 130 (53.28%) DevOps
4 111 (45.49%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (35.25%) Amazon AWS
6 83 (34.02%) Windows
7 81 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (32.79%) Software Engineering
9 79 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (32.38%) Jenkins
10 71 (29.10%) Ansible
11 68 (27.87%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (27.46%) Web Services
13 65 (26.64%) VMware
14 64 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 58 (23.77%) Apache
16 51 (20.90%) Git (software)
17 50 (20.49%) SDLC
18 46 (18.85%) MySQL
19 43 (17.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 42 (17.21%) Open Source
21 41 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
21 41 (16.80%) Python
22 40 (16.39%) C
22 40 (16.39%) ITIL
23 39 (15.98%) Security Cleared
24 37 (15.16%) Retail
25 36 (14.75%) Microservices
26 35 (14.34%) Serverless
27 33 (13.52%) E-Commerce

Configuration Management
Co-occurring 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 58 (23.77%) Apache
2 27 (11.07%) Tomcat
3 23 (9.43%) OpenStack
4 17 (6.97%) nginx
5 16 (6.56%) Apache Solr
6 12 (4.92%) Confluence
7 11 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (4.51%) JBoss
8 5 (2.05%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.64%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.41%) Drupal
11 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 86 (35.25%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (14.34%) Serverless
4 18 (7.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (4.92%) PaaS
5 12 (4.92%) SaaS
6 10 (4.10%) IaaS
7 3 (1.23%) Office 365
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.41%) GitHub
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Route 53
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.56%) Firewall
2 11 (4.51%) VPN
3 9 (3.69%) DNS
3 9 (3.69%) SMS
3 9 (3.69%) VoIP
4 8 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.28%) VLAN
5 7 (2.87%) Internet
5 7 (2.87%) ISDN
5 7 (2.87%) MPLS
6 6 (2.46%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.64%) DHCP
7 4 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.64%) Wireless
8 3 (1.23%) Broadband
8 3 (1.23%) SSL
9 2 (0.82%) HTTP
9 2 (0.82%) SMTP
9 2 (0.82%) SNMP
9 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.85%) MySQL
2 25 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.56%) Redis
4 13 (5.33%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.87%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.05%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.82%) Big Data
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 79 (32.38%) Jenkins
2 51 (20.90%) Git (software)
3 43 (17.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (11.07%) JIRA
5 17 (6.97%) GoCD
5 17 (6.97%) Selenium
6 12 (4.92%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.69%) JUnit
8 6 (2.46%) JMeter
9 5 (2.05%) WATIR
10 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.23%) Subversion
12 2 (0.82%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.82%) Maven
12 2 (0.82%) Protractor
12 2 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (15.16%) Retail
2 15 (6.15%) Finance
3 11 (4.51%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.46%) Military
5 5 (2.05%) Games
6 4 (1.64%) German Language
6 4 (1.64%) Legal
7 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Avionics
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (40.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (16.39%) Linux Engineer
3 28 (11.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 28 (11.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 27 (11.07%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 16 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (5.74%) Software Engineer
7 13 (5.33%) Administrator
7 13 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.33%) Tester
8 10 (4.10%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.10%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (4.10%) Software Quality Engineer
8 10 (4.10%) Test Engineer
9 9 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) Developer
10 8 (3.28%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (27.46%) Web Services
2 23 (9.43%) Middleware
3 14 (5.74%) CSS
3 14 (5.74%) HTML
4 13 (5.33%) XML
5 11 (4.51%) EJB
5 11 (4.51%) Hibernate
5 11 (4.51%) JSF
6 9 (3.69%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (3.69%) Java EE
6 9 (3.69%) JAXB
6 9 (3.69%) JPA
6 9 (3.69%) PrimeFaces
6 9 (3.69%) REST
6 9 (3.69%) XSD
6 9 (3.69%) XSLT
7 8 (3.28%) LAMP
8 6 (2.46%) J2EE
9 5 (2.05%) SAML
10 4 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.69%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (3.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.28%) User Experience
6 7 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.05%) VHDL
9 4 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.64%) PKI
9 4 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.23%) State Machine
11 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.82%) Replication
11 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 156 (63.93%) Linux
2 83 (34.02%) Windows
3 32 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (9.02%) Unix
5 18 (7.38%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.46%) Debian
7 5 (2.05%) Android
7 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.64%) CentOS
8 4 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.82%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.82%) Solaris
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.28%) DevOps
2 81 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (32.79%) Software Engineering
4 79 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (27.87%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (20.49%) SDLC
7 42 (17.21%) Open Source
8 40 (16.39%) ITIL
9 36 (14.75%) Microservices
10 33 (13.52%) Deployment Automation
10 33 (13.52%) E-Commerce
11 32 (13.11%) Test Automation
12 21 (8.61%) TDD
13 20 (8.20%) Service Management
14 16 (6.56%) Validation
15 15 (6.15%) Process Improvement
15 15 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (6.15%) Test Scripting
16 13 (5.33%) BDD
16 13 (5.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.80%) Python
2 40 (16.39%) C
3 21 (8.61%) Bash Shell
3 21 (8.61%) Ruby
4 20 (8.20%) Java
5 19 (7.79%) C++
6 16 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.56%) Perl
7 15 (6.15%) SQL
8 9 (3.69%) PHP
9 8 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.87%) C#
11 6 (2.46%) Ada
12 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (15.98%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.30%) Degree
3 24 (9.84%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.97%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (3.69%) CCNA
6 9 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.69%) ISTQB
7 8 (3.28%) CISSP
7 8 (3.28%) LPIC
7 8 (3.28%) SSCP
8 6 (2.46%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.82%) MCSA
11 2 (0.82%) MCSE
12 1 (0.41%) CCNP
12 1 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.33%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.10%) DO-178B
2 10 (4.10%) QA
3 5 (2.05%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.64%) SLA
5 2 (0.82%) TickIT
6 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) MISRA
6 1 (0.41%) MISRA C
System Software
1 64 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.48%) Docker
3 16 (6.56%) KVM
4 14 (5.74%) Active Directory
5 8 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.87%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.05%) Firmware
8 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.82%) NFS
9 2 (0.82%) pfSense
9 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.41%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.41%) Snort
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 131 (53.69%) Puppet
2 111 (45.49%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (29.10%) Ansible
4 32 (13.11%) Kibana
5 31 (12.70%) Terraform
6 27 (11.07%) Kubernetes
7 25 (10.25%) Nagios
8 13 (5.33%) ZABBIX
9 8 (3.28%) Cacti
10 5 (2.05%) Salt
11 2 (0.82%) Rancher
12 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.41%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (26.64%) VMware
2 30 (12.30%) Red Hat
3 26 (10.66%) Google
4 22 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.33%) Oracle
6 10 (4.10%) Cisco
7 5 (2.05%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (2.05%) Remedy
7 5 (2.05%) Splunk
8 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.82%) IronPort
8 2 (0.82%) New Relic
9 1 (0.41%) Apple
9 1 (0.41%) EMC
9 1 (0.41%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.41%) Intel
9 1 (0.41%) Juniper
9 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.41%) Sybase
9 1 (0.41%) Twitter