Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 184 127
Rank change year-on-year +30 -57 -30
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 211 155 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.02% 1.49% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.62% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 158 121 250
South West median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £57,650
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 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 9,582 9,560 9,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.83% 92.14% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,892 7,921 8,197
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +45 71 £50,000 -13.04% 23
Gloucestershire +28 39 £46,000 +8.24% 5
Somerset +34 36 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Wiltshire 0 29 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Devon +32 20 £29,000 -46.05% 4
Dorset -29 13 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Cornwall -19 3 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 133 (63.03%) Linux
2 114 (54.03%) Puppet
3 103 (48.82%) DevOps
4 85 (40.28%) Opscode Chef
5 75 (35.55%) Amazon AWS
6 74 (35.07%) Windows
7 63 (29.86%) Jenkins
8 62 (29.38%) Software Engineering
9 60 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (25.12%) Ansible
11 52 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (21.33%) Web Services
12 45 (21.33%) Apache
13 42 (19.91%) Python
14 41 (19.43%) VMware
15 40 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 39 (18.48%) ITIL
17 37 (17.54%) MySQL
18 36 (17.06%) Retail
19 35 (16.59%) Git (software)
20 32 (15.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 32 (15.17%) SDLC
20 32 (15.17%) C
21 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
22 28 (13.27%) Unix
22 28 (13.27%) Security Cleared
23 27 (12.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 27 (12.80%) Microservices

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 45 (21.33%) Apache
2 21 (9.95%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.00%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.79%) Confluence
5 7 (3.32%) Apache Solr
5 7 (3.32%) nginx
6 6 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.84%) JBoss
7 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.95%) Drupal
8 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 75 (35.55%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (12.32%) Serverless
4 15 (7.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.37%) PaaS
5 5 (2.37%) SaaS
6 4 (1.90%) IaaS
7 3 (1.42%) Office 365
8 2 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.95%) GitHub
8 2 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.47%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.47%) Heroku
9 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) DNS
1 12 (5.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.32%) Firewall
3 6 (2.84%) Internet
3 6 (2.84%) SMS
4 5 (2.37%) DHCP
4 5 (2.37%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.37%) VPN
5 4 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.90%) SMTP
5 4 (1.90%) SNMP
6 3 (1.42%) HTTP
6 3 (1.42%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.42%) SSL
7 2 (0.95%) Skype
8 1 (0.47%) Junos
8 1 (0.47%) NAS
8 1 (0.47%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.47%) SAN
8 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.54%) MySQL
2 20 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.32%) Redis
5 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.90%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.42%) Big Data
7 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 63 (29.86%) Jenkins
2 35 (16.59%) Git (software)
3 32 (15.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (9.00%) JIRA
5 7 (3.32%) GoCD
6 6 (2.84%) Maven
6 6 (2.84%) Subversion
6 6 (2.84%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.37%) JUnit
7 5 (2.37%) Selenium
8 4 (1.90%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.42%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.95%) GitLab
10 2 (0.95%) Hudson
10 2 (0.95%) JMeter
10 2 (0.95%) Protractor
10 2 (0.95%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.47%) Gatling
General
1 36 (17.06%) Retail
2 26 (12.32%) Finance
3 12 (5.69%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.37%) Games
5 5 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Automotive
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) German Language
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (38.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (17.06%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (11.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 24 (11.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 15 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) IT Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.74%) Administrator
8 9 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.27%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) Developer
9 8 (3.79%) Graduate
9 8 (3.79%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.32%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (3.32%) Team Leader
11 6 (2.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.33%) Web Services
2 12 (5.69%) LAMP
3 11 (5.21%) CSS
3 11 (5.21%) HTML
3 11 (5.21%) Middleware
4 10 (4.74%) XML
5 6 (2.84%) EJB
5 6 (2.84%) Hibernate
5 6 (2.84%) J2EE
5 6 (2.84%) JSF
6 4 (1.90%) .NET
6 4 (1.90%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (1.90%) JAXB
6 4 (1.90%) JPA
6 4 (1.90%) OAuth
6 4 (1.90%) OpenID
6 4 (1.90%) REST
6 4 (1.90%) SAML
6 4 (1.90%) XSD
6 4 (1.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.27%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (3.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.37%) Replication
6 4 (1.90%) CMDB
6 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.90%) PKI
6 4 (1.90%) VHDL
7 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.42%) User Experience
8 2 (0.95%) State Machine
8 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 133 (63.03%) Linux
2 74 (35.07%) Windows
3 28 (13.27%) Unix
4 27 (12.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (11.37%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.27%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.37%) Android
8 5 (2.37%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.37%) CentOS
9 4 (1.90%) Debian
9 4 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.42%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (1.42%) Solaris
10 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.95%) VMS
12 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.47%) Fedora
12 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (48.82%) DevOps
2 62 (29.38%) Software Engineering
3 60 (28.44%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (18.48%) ITIL
6 32 (15.17%) SDLC
7 27 (12.80%) Deployment Automation
7 27 (12.80%) E-Commerce
7 27 (12.80%) Microservices
8 26 (12.32%) Open Source
9 24 (11.37%) Test Automation
10 15 (7.11%) Validation
11 12 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (5.21%) Server Virtualisation
13 10 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (4.74%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (4.74%) Scrum
13 10 (4.74%) Software Testing
14 9 (4.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.91%) Python
2 32 (15.17%) C
3 20 (9.48%) Bash Shell
4 19 (9.00%) C++
5 16 (7.58%) Java
5 16 (7.58%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.11%) Ruby
7 14 (6.64%) Perl
8 13 (6.16%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.16%) PHP
9 11 (5.21%) C#
10 10 (4.74%) SQL
11 7 (3.32%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.84%) Ada
13 4 (1.90%) Go
14 2 (0.95%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.95%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.64%) Degree
3 13 (6.16%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.69%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.21%) CCNA
5 11 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.21%) CISSP
5 11 (5.21%) LPIC
5 11 (5.21%) SSCP
6 6 (2.84%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.37%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.90%) MCSE
9 3 (1.42%) CCA
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.47%) ISEB
10 1 (0.47%) MCSA
10 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) SLA
2 7 (3.32%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.37%) DO-178B
3 5 (2.37%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.47%) MISRA
4 1 (0.47%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (18.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.06%) Docker
3 13 (6.16%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.32%) KVM
5 6 (2.84%) Firmware
6 5 (2.37%) pfSense
6 5 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.42%) XenApp
8 3 (1.42%) XenServer
9 2 (0.95%) NFS
10 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.47%) Corosync
10 1 (0.47%) etcd
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 114 (54.03%) Puppet
2 85 (40.28%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (25.12%) Ansible
4 21 (9.95%) Terraform
5 17 (8.06%) Kibana
5 17 (8.06%) ZABBIX
6 16 (7.58%) Kubernetes
7 12 (5.69%) Nagios
8 11 (5.21%) Cacti
9 4 (1.90%) Galera Cluster
9 4 (1.90%) SCCM
10 3 (1.42%) Salt
10 3 (1.42%) SCOM
11 2 (0.95%) Graphite
11 2 (0.95%) logstash
11 2 (0.95%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.47%) Consul
12 1 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.47%) Mesos
12 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (19.43%) VMware
2 29 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.80%) Red Hat
4 21 (9.95%) Google
5 17 (8.06%) Cisco
6 12 (5.69%) Oracle
7 10 (4.74%) Splunk
8 6 (2.84%) Remedy
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix
9 3 (1.42%) Ivanti
9 3 (1.42%) Wyse
10 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.95%) IronPort
10 2 (0.95%) Juniper
11 1 (0.47%) Apple
11 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.47%) Sybase
11 1 (0.47%) Twitter