Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 177 144
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 -44
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 199 169 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.93% 1.67% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.82% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 160 134 228
South West median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £31,600
90th Percentile £75,250 £65,000 £62,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.60% +5.71% +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 9,509 9,284 9,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.19% 91.48% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 7,654 8,167
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,870
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +30 76 £44,500 -22.61% 26
Somerset +46 34 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Gloucestershire +21 34 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Wiltshire -15 31 £46,000 -3.16% 12
Dorset -21 12 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Devon +15 8 £30,500 -30.29% 3
Cornwall -15 2 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 115 (57.79%) Linux
2 96 (48.24%) Puppet
3 71 (35.68%) Windows
4 67 (33.67%) Amazon AWS
5 64 (32.16%) DevOps
6 47 (23.62%) Ansible
6 47 (23.62%) ITIL
7 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
7 46 (23.12%) Opscode Chef
8 45 (22.61%) Python
9 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (21.61%) Jenkins
11 41 (20.60%) MySQL
12 39 (19.60%) Apache
13 36 (18.09%) Ubuntu
13 36 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (17.09%) VMware
15 33 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (16.08%) Unix
17 31 (15.58%) PowerShell
17 31 (15.58%) Security Cleared
18 30 (15.08%) Finance
19 29 (14.57%) ZABBIX
19 29 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
20 28 (14.07%) Bash Shell
20 28 (14.07%) Google
20 28 (14.07%) E-Commerce
20 28 (14.07%) C
20 28 (14.07%) Web Services

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 39 (19.60%) Apache
2 12 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.03%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.51%) IIS
6 3 (1.51%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) Drupal
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 67 (33.67%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (11.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.02%) SaaS
4 8 (4.02%) Serverless
5 4 (2.01%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.51%) Office 365
7 2 (1.01%) GitHub
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.50%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.50%) Datadog
8 1 (0.50%) Heroku
8 1 (0.50%) PaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.06%) DNS
2 17 (8.54%) Internet
2 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.54%) DHCP
4 9 (4.52%) Firewall
5 5 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.51%) NetScaler
5 5 (2.51%) VPN
6 4 (2.01%) HTTP
6 4 (2.01%) SAN
6 4 (2.01%) SMTP
6 4 (2.01%) SNMP
7 3 (1.51%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.51%) Network Security
7 3 (1.51%) SSL
8 2 (1.01%) Skype
8 2 (1.01%) SMS
8 2 (1.01%) SSH
8 2 (1.01%) VoIP
9 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.60%) MySQL
2 19 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.53%) MariaDB
4 10 (5.03%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.52%) Big Data
6 5 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.50%) MS Access
8 1 (0.50%) Redis
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (21.61%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 16 (8.04%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.52%) JIRA
4 7 (3.52%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.02%) Maven
6 5 (2.51%) GitLab
6 5 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.51%) Subversion
6 5 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.01%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.51%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.51%) Selenium
8 3 (1.51%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.01%) Hudson
10 1 (0.50%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.50%) Gradle
10 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 30 (15.08%) Finance
2 24 (12.06%) Retail
3 8 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.02%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.02%) Games
5 4 (2.01%) Automotive
5 4 (2.01%) Legal
5 4 (2.01%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (24.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (17.09%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (12.56%) Administrator
4 20 (10.05%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (9.55%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (9.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (8.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 15 (7.54%) Cloud Administrator
9 12 (6.03%) Architect
9 12 (6.03%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Analyst
10 11 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) IT Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Network Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.07%) Web Services
2 12 (6.03%) .NET
3 10 (5.03%) 802.1X
3 10 (5.03%) LAMP
4 5 (2.51%) CSS
4 5 (2.51%) HTML
4 5 (2.51%) J2EE
4 5 (2.51%) OAuth
4 5 (2.51%) OpenID
4 5 (2.51%) SAML
5 4 (2.01%) XML
6 2 (1.01%) LDAP
6 2 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.01%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.50%) CGI
7 1 (0.50%) jQuery
7 1 (0.50%) Middleware
7 1 (0.50%) Symfony
7 1 (0.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.02%) CMDB
3 8 (4.02%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.51%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.51%) PKI
5 5 (2.51%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.01%) Replication
7 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.51%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.51%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) VHDL
8 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 115 (57.79%) Linux
2 71 (35.68%) Windows
3 36 (18.09%) Ubuntu
4 32 (16.08%) Unix
5 26 (13.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.54%) Windows Server
7 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.52%) CentOS
10 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.51%) Android
11 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.51%) Debian
11 5 (2.51%) Fedora
12 4 (2.01%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (1.51%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (1.51%) Solaris
14 2 (1.01%) VMS
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.16%) DevOps
2 47 (23.62%) ITIL
3 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (14.07%) E-Commerce
7 25 (12.56%) Software Engineering
8 22 (11.06%) Deployment Automation
9 21 (10.55%) Test Automation
10 20 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (8.54%) SDLC
12 15 (7.54%) E-business
12 15 (7.54%) Open Source
12 15 (7.54%) Server Management
13 14 (7.04%) Incident Management
14 12 (6.03%) ITIL V3
14 12 (6.03%) Validation
15 11 (5.53%) Customer Requirements
15 11 (5.53%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.61%) Python
2 31 (15.58%) PowerShell
3 28 (14.07%) Bash Shell
3 28 (14.07%) C
4 13 (6.53%) C#
5 11 (5.53%) C++
5 11 (5.53%) Perl
5 11 (5.53%) PHP
5 11 (5.53%) SQL
6 8 (4.02%) Java
6 8 (4.02%) Ruby
7 6 (3.02%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.02%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.01%) Go
9 2 (1.01%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.01%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.50%) Fortran
10 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.05%) Degree
3 17 (8.54%) DV Cleared
4 14 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.52%) CCNA
7 9 (4.52%) CISSP
7 9 (4.52%) MCSE
7 9 (4.52%) SSCP
8 7 (3.52%) LPIC
9 5 (2.51%) CCA
9 5 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.51%) RHCE
10 3 (1.51%) ISEB
10 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.01%) GIAC
11 2 (1.01%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (1.01%) MCSA
11 2 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.51%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.51%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.51%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (13.07%) Active Directory
3 24 (12.06%) Docker
4 10 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.02%) VirtualBox
8 5 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.51%) Xen
8 5 (2.51%) XenApp
8 5 (2.51%) XenServer
9 4 (2.01%) Firmware
9 4 (2.01%) NFS
9 4 (2.01%) pfSense
10 3 (1.51%) Corosync
11 2 (1.01%) Samba
12 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.50%) etcd
12 1 (0.50%) KVM
12 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 96 (48.24%) Puppet
2 47 (23.62%) Ansible
3 46 (23.12%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (14.57%) ZABBIX
5 16 (8.04%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.53%) Terraform
7 10 (5.03%) Galera Cluster
8 9 (4.52%) Cacti
9 7 (3.52%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (3.52%) Nagios
10 6 (3.02%) SCCM
11 5 (2.51%) OpenNMS
11 5 (2.51%) SCOM
11 5 (2.51%) vCenter Server
12 4 (2.01%) Salt
13 3 (1.51%) Kibana
13 3 (1.51%) Pacemaker
14 2 (1.01%) Graphite
14 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 2 (1.01%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.09%) VMware
3 28 (14.07%) Google
4 24 (12.06%) Red Hat
5 16 (8.04%) Remedy
6 15 (7.54%) Cisco
7 12 (6.03%) Oracle
8 10 (5.03%) Splunk
9 6 (3.02%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.51%) Citrix
10 5 (2.51%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.51%) Hortonworks
10 5 (2.51%) Ivanti
10 5 (2.51%) Wyse
11 4 (2.01%) HP
12 3 (1.51%) EMC
13 2 (1.01%) Cognizant
13 2 (1.01%) Dell
13 2 (1.01%) Juniper
13 2 (1.01%) NetApp