Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 148 187
Rank change year-on-year +2 +39 -61
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 198 227 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.02% 2.26% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.48% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 176 190 150
South West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,125 £32,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,375 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

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 9,068 9,161 9,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.73% 91.04% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,102 7,526 7,972
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £64,000
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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +21 85 £44,500 -1.11% 31
Gloucestershire +28 34 £55,000 +15.79% 13
Wiltshire -48 32 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Somerset +33 31 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Devon +1 12 £60,000 +55.84% 1
Dorset +2 2 £36,250 -9.38% 6
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (58.08%) Linux
2 100 (50.51%) Puppet
3 64 (32.32%) DevOps
4 61 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
5 60 (30.30%) Windows
6 59 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (27.27%) Python
8 51 (25.76%) Ansible
9 50 (25.25%) MySQL
10 47 (23.74%) ITIL
10 47 (23.74%) Microsoft
11 45 (22.73%) Ubuntu
12 42 (21.21%) Docker
13 41 (20.71%) Opscode Chef
14 40 (20.20%) Security Cleared
15 38 (19.19%) ZABBIX
15 38 (19.19%) Apache
16 36 (18.18%) Unix
17 35 (17.68%) PowerShell
17 35 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (17.68%) Jenkins
18 33 (16.67%) Google
19 32 (16.16%) Finance
20 31 (15.66%) Bash Shell
20 31 (15.66%) Kubernetes
21 29 (14.65%) Google Cloud Platform
21 29 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
22 28 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (14.14%) DV Cleared
22 28 (14.14%) VMware

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 38 (19.19%) Apache
2 10 (5.05%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.02%) IIS
3 4 (2.02%) nginx
3 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.52%) JBoss
4 3 (1.52%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.01%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Drupal
6 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 61 (30.81%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (14.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.56%) SaaS
5 7 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (3.03%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.02%) Datadog
7 4 (2.02%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.51%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.51%) GitHub
8 1 (0.51%) Heroku
8 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.09%) DNS
2 17 (8.59%) Internet
3 16 (8.08%) DHCP
4 11 (5.56%) Firewall
5 9 (4.55%) Network Security
5 9 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.54%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.53%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.53%) SAN
8 4 (2.02%) VoIP
9 3 (1.52%) VPN
10 2 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.01%) OpenVPN
10 2 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.01%) SSH
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.51%) IPv4
11 1 (0.51%) NX-OS
11 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.25%) MySQL
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.09%) MariaDB
4 12 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.05%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.04%) Big Data
8 6 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.01%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.01%) Redis
11 2 (1.01%) Riak
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.51%) MS Access
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (17.68%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (4.04%) Subversion
4 7 (3.54%) GitLab
4 7 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.03%) Travis CI
5 6 (3.03%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.53%) Selenium
7 4 (2.02%) JIRA
7 4 (2.02%) Maven
7 4 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.01%) Hudson
8 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.51%) WATIR
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 12 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.04%) Marketing
4 7 (3.54%) Retail
5 6 (3.03%) Games
6 4 (2.02%) Automotive
6 4 (2.02%) Electronics
6 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.01%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (17.17%) Administrator
3 30 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (12.63%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 17 (8.59%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (7.58%) Cloud Administrator
8 14 (7.07%) Analyst
9 10 (5.05%) Developer
10 9 (4.55%) DevOps Manager
10 9 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
10 9 (4.55%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.04%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (3.54%) Architect
12 7 (3.54%) Configuration Manager
12 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) Web Services
2 19 (9.60%) .NET
3 11 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 11 (5.56%) LAMP
4 6 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (3.03%) Kafka
4 6 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (3.03%) Software Packaging
5 5 (2.53%) XML
6 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.52%) HTML
7 3 (1.52%) J2EE
7 3 (1.52%) Node.js
8 2 (1.01%) CSS
8 2 (1.01%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.01%) LDAP
8 2 (1.01%) OpenID
8 2 (1.01%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.05%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (4.04%) CMDB
5 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.54%) Replication
6 6 (3.03%) Clustering
7 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.53%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.53%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.52%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.01%) PKI
10 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.51%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 115 (58.08%) Linux
2 60 (30.30%) Windows
3 45 (22.73%) Ubuntu
4 36 (18.18%) Unix
5 25 (12.63%) CentOS
6 24 (12.12%) Windows Server
7 22 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (7.07%) Solaris
10 13 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (3.03%) Debian
12 6 (3.03%) Fedora
13 4 (2.02%) DC/OS
14 3 (1.52%) Android
14 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.51%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.32%) DevOps
2 59 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (23.74%) ITIL
4 35 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (13.13%) Test Automation
7 21 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 19 (9.60%) E-business
8 19 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (9.60%) ITIL V3
9 18 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 16 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (7.58%) Scrum
11 15 (7.58%) Server Management
12 14 (7.07%) Release Management
12 14 (7.07%) V-Model
12 14 (7.07%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.57%) Requirements Management
13 13 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (6.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.27%) Python
2 35 (17.68%) PowerShell
3 31 (15.66%) Bash Shell
4 25 (12.63%) C#
5 22 (11.11%) SQL
6 20 (10.10%) C
7 18 (9.09%) Perl
8 13 (6.57%) Java
8 13 (6.57%) Ruby
9 11 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.05%) Go
11 9 (4.55%) PHP
12 5 (2.53%) C++
12 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.01%) Erlang
15 1 (0.51%) Fortran
15 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 40 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.14%) DV Cleared
3 23 (11.62%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.61%) Degree
5 11 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 10 (5.05%) ISEB
6 10 (5.05%) MCSE
6 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.53%) CCA
8 5 (2.53%) CCNA
8 5 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.53%) RHCE
9 4 (2.02%) CISSP
9 4 (2.02%) SSCP
10 2 (1.01%) CEH
10 2 (1.01%) GIAC
10 2 (1.01%) LPIC
10 2 (1.01%) MCSA
10 2 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 42 (21.21%) Docker
2 28 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.13%) Active Directory
4 16 (8.08%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.05%) VirtualBox
7 6 (3.03%) Xen
8 5 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.53%) XenApp
8 5 (2.53%) XenServer
9 3 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (1.52%) KVM
9 3 (1.52%) NFS
9 3 (1.52%) Samba
10 2 (1.01%) Corosync
11 1 (0.51%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.51%) etcd
11 1 (0.51%) pfSense
11 1 (0.51%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 100 (50.51%) Puppet
2 51 (25.76%) Ansible
3 41 (20.71%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (19.19%) ZABBIX
5 31 (15.66%) Kubernetes
6 24 (12.12%) Terraform
7 18 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (7.07%) Nagios
9 11 (5.56%) Galera Cluster
10 9 (4.55%) Prometheus
11 7 (3.54%) Cacti
12 6 (3.03%) OpenNMS
12 6 (3.03%) vCenter Server
13 5 (2.53%) Packer
13 5 (2.53%) SCCM
13 5 (2.53%) SCOM
14 3 (1.52%) Graphite
14 3 (1.52%) Mesos
14 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (1.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.67%) Google
3 28 (14.14%) VMware
4 15 (7.58%) Oracle
4 15 (7.58%) Remedy
5 14 (7.07%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.57%) Cisco
7 7 (3.54%) SolarWinds
7 7 (3.54%) Splunk
8 6 (3.03%) Cloudera
8 6 (3.03%) Hortonworks
8 6 (3.03%) HP
9 5 (2.53%) Citrix
9 5 (2.53%) Ivanti
9 5 (2.53%) Wyse
10 4 (2.02%) New Relic
10 4 (2.02%) SAP
11 3 (1.52%) EMC
12 2 (1.01%) Dell
12 2 (1.01%) Juniper