Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 145 99
Rank change year-on-year -14 -46 +75
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 188 240 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.83% 2.20% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.47% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 153 203 238
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% +5.70%
10th Percentile £30,400 £31,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +4.17%

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 9214 9712 10442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.48% 88.87% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7580 8095 8771
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Wiltshire +29 60 £45,000 - 8
Bristol -30 60 £57,500 +2.22% 6
Gloucestershire -8 23 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Somerset -28 17 £45,000 -
Cornwall +7 14 £50,000 -
Devon +6 7 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Dorset -10 6 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 106 (56.38%) Linux
2 91 (48.40%) Puppet
3 79 (42.02%) Ansible
4 78 (41.49%) DevOps
5 70 (37.23%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
6 59 (31.38%) Python
7 58 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (23.40%) Ubuntu
9 42 (22.34%) Docker
10 38 (20.21%) Telecoms
10 38 (20.21%) Windows
11 33 (17.55%) Degree
11 33 (17.55%) Jenkins
12 32 (17.02%) Security Cleared
13 31 (16.49%) Open Source
13 31 (16.49%) Software Engineering
13 31 (16.49%) Web Services
14 30 (15.96%) Bash Shell
15 28 (14.89%) Red Hat
16 27 (14.36%) MySQL
16 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
16 27 (14.36%) SC Cleared
17 26 (13.83%) SDLC
18 25 (13.30%) Git (software)
18 25 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (13.30%) Finance
19 24 (12.77%) Ruby
19 24 (12.77%) TCP/IP

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 16 (8.51%) Apache
2 12 (6.38%) IIS
2 12 (6.38%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.60%) CMS
6 3 (1.60%) Confluence
6 3 (1.60%) JBoss
6 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.06%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.06%) nginx
7 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 59 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.11%) Serverless
3 11 (5.85%) PaaS
4 10 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.26%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.13%) IaaS
6 4 (2.13%) SaaS
7 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.06%) Office 365
8 2 (1.06%) Route 53
8 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 21 (11.17%) Internet
3 13 (6.91%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (6.38%) Junos
5 5 (2.66%) VPN
6 4 (2.13%) DNS
6 4 (2.13%) Firewall
6 4 (2.13%) SMS
6 4 (2.13%) VoIP
7 3 (1.60%) DHCP
7 3 (1.60%) HTTP
8 2 (1.06%) LDAP
8 2 (1.06%) Network Security
8 2 (1.06%) SNMP
8 2 (1.06%) SSL
8 2 (1.06%) Wireless
9 1 (0.53%) BGP
9 1 (0.53%) IPv4
9 1 (0.53%) L2TP
9 1 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.36%) MySQL
1 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.72%) NoSQL
2 7 (3.72%) RDBMS
2 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.19%) Big Data
4 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.60%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.60%) MS Access
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.06%) Redis
6 2 (1.06%) Riak
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (17.55%) Jenkins
2 25 (13.30%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.26%) JIRA
6 6 (3.19%) Selenium
7 5 (2.66%) GitLab
7 5 (2.66%) Maven
7 5 (2.66%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.13%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.60%) Ant
9 3 (1.60%) GoCD
9 3 (1.60%) JMeter
9 3 (1.60%) Subversion
9 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.60%) WATIR
10 2 (1.06%) JUnit
10 2 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.06%) RSpec
General
1 38 (20.21%) Telecoms
2 25 (13.30%) Finance
3 21 (11.17%) Electronics
4 20 (10.64%) Manufacturing
4 20 (10.64%) Marketing
5 6 (3.19%) Law
6 4 (2.13%) Military
7 2 (1.06%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 72 (38.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (12.23%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (9.57%) Administrator
5 17 (9.04%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (9.04%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (8.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 15 (7.98%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (7.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.45%) Developer
9 13 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Analyst
11 10 (5.32%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Site Engineer
13 8 (4.26%) Junior
13 8 (4.26%) Lead DevOps
13 8 (4.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 8 (4.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.49%) Web Services
2 16 (8.51%) .NET
3 12 (6.38%) HTML
3 12 (6.38%) XML
4 10 (5.32%) AngularJS
4 10 (5.32%) CSS
5 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.66%) jQuery
7 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.13%) JSON
7 4 (2.13%) REST
7 4 (2.13%) Spring
7 4 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.13%) WCF
8 3 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.60%) SOAP
8 3 (1.60%) Velocity
9 2 (1.06%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.06%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.38%) Private Cloud
4 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.32%) Public Cloud
6 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.19%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.19%) CMDB
8 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.06%) CESG
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.06%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.06%) User Experience
9 2 (1.06%) Wiki
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 106 (56.38%) Linux
2 44 (23.40%) Ubuntu
3 38 (20.21%) Windows
4 24 (12.77%) CentOS
5 8 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.26%) Unix
6 5 (2.66%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.13%) Debian
8 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.06%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.53%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) VMS
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.49%) DevOps
2 58 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.49%) Open Source
4 31 (16.49%) Software Engineering
5 26 (13.83%) SDLC
6 25 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (12.23%) ITIL
8 20 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (10.64%) Programme Management
9 18 (9.57%) Microservices
10 16 (8.51%) Change Management
11 15 (7.98%) Asset Management
11 15 (7.98%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.45%) Scrum
12 14 (7.45%) Task Automation
13 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Management
14 12 (6.38%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.38%) TDD
15 11 (5.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.38%) Python
2 30 (15.96%) Bash Shell
3 24 (12.77%) Ruby
4 23 (12.23%) SQL
5 20 (10.64%) Perl
6 19 (10.11%) C#
7 18 (9.57%) PHP
8 17 (9.04%) Java
9 15 (7.98%) Go
9 15 (7.98%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.66%) C
12 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.13%) C++
13 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.13%) VB
14 1 (0.53%) VB6
14 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) Degree
2 32 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 27 (14.36%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.57%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.79%) ISTQB
7 8 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.06%) CCNA
10 2 (1.06%) CCNP
10 2 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.53%) MCITP
11 1 (0.53%) MCSE
11 1 (0.53%) MCTS
11 1 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (22.34%) Docker
2 19 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.51%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.19%) VirtualBox
5 4 (2.13%) GlusterFS
5 4 (2.13%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.13%) Xen
6 3 (1.60%) Corosync
6 3 (1.60%) LXC
6 3 (1.60%) NFS
6 3 (1.60%) vSphere
7 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.06%) KVM
7 2 (1.06%) oVirt
7 2 (1.06%) XenServer
8 1 (0.53%) Samba
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (48.40%) Puppet
2 79 (42.02%) Ansible
3 70 (37.23%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.57%) Terraform
5 12 (6.38%) Juju
6 11 (5.85%) Nagios
7 9 (4.79%) Kubernetes
8 8 (4.26%) Salt
9 6 (3.19%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.66%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.60%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.60%) Pacemaker
11 3 (1.60%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.06%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.06%) Ganeti
12 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.06%) Linux-HA
12 2 (1.06%) Mesos
12 2 (1.06%) OSSEC
12 2 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (14.89%) Red Hat
2 21 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.17%) VMware
3 20 (10.64%) SAP
4 16 (8.51%) Cisco
5 10 (5.32%) Google
6 8 (4.26%) Remedy
7 7 (3.72%) Oracle
7 7 (3.72%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.66%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (2.13%) Symantec
10 3 (1.60%) New Relic
10 3 (1.60%) Sophos
11 2 (1.06%) Apple
11 2 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (1.06%) Juniper
12 1 (0.53%) F5
12 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.53%) WSO2