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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 110 84
Rank change year-on-year -36 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 85 144 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.60% 2.75% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 3.11% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 68 104 124
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% +9.41%  

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 4780 4623 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.24% 88.26% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3880 4372
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Bristol -35 28 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Somerset -13 18 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Cornwall -2 10 £55,000 - 3
Wiltshire -5 10 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Gloucestershire -33 10 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Devon -8 5 £55,000 +92.98%
Dorset -5 4 £43,750 -12.50%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 79 (57.66%) Linux
2 52 (37.96%) Puppet
3 48 (35.04%) Ansible
4 45 (32.85%) Python
5 43 (31.39%) Docker
5 43 (31.39%) DevOps
6 42 (30.66%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (29.20%) Bash Shell
8 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (25.55%) Jenkins
10 34 (24.82%) Perl
11 33 (24.09%) Red Hat
12 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
13 30 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (21.90%) Windows
14 29 (21.17%) Opscode Chef
15 26 (18.98%) ITIL
16 25 (18.25%) SDLC
17 24 (17.52%) C
17 24 (17.52%) Ubuntu
17 24 (17.52%) Degree
18 23 (16.79%) Software Engineering
18 23 (16.79%) VMware
18 23 (16.79%) C++
18 23 (16.79%) Telecoms
18 23 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (16.06%) Java
20 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
20 21 (15.33%) C#
21 20 (14.60%) Security Cleared

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 13 (9.49%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.84%) CMS
3 7 (5.11%) JBoss
3 7 (5.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.65%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.65%) CloudStack
4 5 (3.65%) IIS
4 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.92%) Apache
5 4 (2.92%) nginx
6 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.46%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.76%) PaaS
3 9 (6.57%) IaaS
3 9 (6.57%) OpenShift
4 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.38%) SaaS
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.46%) Office 365
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.73%) G Suite
7 1 (0.73%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) Internet
2 11 (8.03%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (8.03%) Junos
3 8 (5.84%) Firewall
4 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.19%) DNS
5 3 (2.19%) Network Security
6 2 (1.46%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.46%) SNMP
6 2 (1.46%) SSL
6 2 (1.46%) VoIP
6 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 1 (0.73%) DHCP
7 1 (0.73%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.73%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.73%) LDAP
7 1 (0.73%) SSH
7 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) MySQL
2 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.65%) Apache Accumulo
4 4 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.46%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.46%) Ingres
6 2 (1.46%) Redis
6 2 (1.46%) Riak
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (25.55%) Jenkins
2 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.22%) JIRA
4 12 (8.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (8.03%) Selenium
5 11 (8.03%) TeamCity
6 10 (7.30%) Ant
6 10 (7.30%) Maven
7 7 (5.11%) Subversion
8 6 (4.38%) JMeter
8 6 (4.38%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (4.38%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (3.65%) NUnit
9 5 (3.65%) WATIR
10 4 (2.92%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.92%) MSBuild
10 4 (2.92%) QUnit
10 4 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.19%) Grunt
General
1 23 (16.79%) Telecoms
2 20 (14.60%) Finance
3 15 (10.95%) Electronics
4 10 (7.30%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.30%) Marketing
5 8 (5.84%) Legal
6 7 (5.11%) Military
7 3 (2.19%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.73%) Advertising
9 1 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (23.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (18.98%) Systems Engineer
3 24 (17.52%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (15.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 16 (11.68%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Administrator
7 12 (8.76%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (8.03%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (8.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.30%) Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Service Transition Specialist
11 5 (3.65%) Design Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Java Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Architect
12 4 (2.92%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.92%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.41%) HTML
2 16 (11.68%) XML
3 14 (10.22%) .NET
4 13 (9.49%) CSS
5 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.57%) JSON
6 8 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (5.11%) jQuery
7 7 (5.11%) Spring
8 6 (4.38%) SOAP
8 6 (4.38%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.65%) Web Services
10 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.92%) Dojo
10 4 (2.92%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.92%) LAMP
10 4 (2.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Private Cloud
2 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.84%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.92%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.46%) CMDB
7 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.73%) Fintech
8 1 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (57.66%) Linux
2 30 (21.90%) Windows
3 24 (17.52%) Ubuntu
4 16 (11.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.95%) CentOS
6 13 (9.49%) Unix
6 13 (9.49%) Windows Server
7 7 (5.11%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.19%) SUSE
10 2 (1.46%) Debian
10 2 (1.46%) Solaris
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.73%) VMS
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) DevOps
2 42 (30.66%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.98%) ITIL
5 25 (18.25%) SDLC
6 23 (16.79%) Software Engineering
7 19 (13.87%) Open Source
8 15 (10.95%) MVC
9 13 (9.49%) Defect Tracking
9 13 (9.49%) Release Management
9 13 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.76%) TDD
11 11 (8.03%) Integration Testing
11 11 (8.03%) Task Automation
12 10 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (7.30%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (7.30%) Programme Management
12 10 (7.30%) Scrum
12 10 (7.30%) SOA
12 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) Python
2 40 (29.20%) Bash Shell
3 34 (24.82%) Perl
4 24 (17.52%) C
5 23 (16.79%) C++
6 22 (16.06%) Java
7 21 (15.33%) C#
7 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
8 18 (13.14%) SQL
9 17 (12.41%) Ruby
10 14 (10.22%) PHP
11 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.65%) Groovy
12 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.46%) Ada
14 2 (1.46%) AWK
14 2 (1.46%) Go
14 2 (1.46%) sed
15 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Degree
2 20 (14.60%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.46%) CISA
6 2 (1.46%) CISSP
6 2 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) SLA
2 10 (7.30%) QA
3 8 (5.84%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.19%) ISO 14001
4 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.73%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.73%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (31.39%) Docker
2 23 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.30%) Dovecot
3 10 (7.30%) Postfix
4 8 (5.84%) Xen
5 7 (5.11%) vSphere
6 5 (3.65%) XenServer
7 4 (2.92%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.19%) Active Directory
8 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.19%) KVM
9 2 (1.46%) Corosync
9 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.73%) etcd
10 1 (0.73%) flannel
10 1 (0.73%) iptables
10 1 (0.73%) LXC
10 1 (0.73%) Snort
10 1 (0.73%) Squid
10 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (37.96%) Puppet
2 48 (35.04%) Ansible
3 29 (21.17%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.03%) Juju
5 10 (7.30%) Terraform
6 6 (4.38%) Cobbler
6 6 (4.38%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.38%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.65%) Marathon
7 5 (3.65%) Mesos
7 5 (3.65%) Salt
8 3 (2.19%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.19%) Nagios
9 2 (1.46%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.46%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.46%) Ganeti
9 2 (1.46%) Linux-HA
9 2 (1.46%) Pacemaker
9 2 (1.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) Red Hat
2 23 (16.79%) VMware
3 17 (12.41%) Cisco
4 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.30%) Oracle
6 9 (6.57%) SAP
7 8 (5.84%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (3.65%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (3.65%) Rackspace
8 5 (3.65%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.92%) Symantec
10 3 (2.19%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.46%) HP
11 2 (1.46%) Infoblox
11 2 (1.46%) Juniper
11 2 (1.46%) Telerik
11 2 (1.46%) Veritas
12 1 (0.73%) CA
12 1 (0.73%) Signiant
12 1 (0.73%) Talend
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson Government & Defence
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cornwall
Axica Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
ECM Selection
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago