Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 75 82
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 63 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.55% 2.11% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 2.32% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 21 13
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £29,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £66,750
North East median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.57% +15.00% +31.15%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,072 948 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.45% 90.72% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 884 833 794
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,050 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,063 £59,625
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +30 61 £55,000 +17.02% 9
Sunderland - 3 £20,000 -
Whitley Bay - 2 £58,500 -
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 47 (74.60%) DevOps
2 46 (73.02%) Puppet
3 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (63.49%) Ansible
5 36 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 27 (42.86%) Docker
8 23 (36.51%) Mentoring
8 23 (36.51%) Linux
9 22 (34.92%) Python
9 22 (34.92%) Test Automation
10 21 (33.33%) Analytics
10 21 (33.33%) Data Analytics
10 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
11 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 18 (28.57%) Java
12 18 (28.57%) Coaching
13 15 (23.81%) Mesos
14 14 (22.22%) Perl
14 14 (22.22%) TeamCity
15 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (20.63%) Finance
15 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (20.63%) Microservices
15 13 (20.63%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (14.29%) C++
16 9 (14.29%) SQL
16 9 (14.29%) Ruby

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (12.70%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.70%) IaaS
3 8 (12.70%) PaaS
4 6 (9.52%) Datadog
4 6 (9.52%) Office 365
5 4 (6.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.76%) SaaS
7 1 (1.59%) Akamai
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.59%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
1 3 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
2 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 14 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 8 (12.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Architect
2 8 (12.70%) DevOps Architect
3 7 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) IT Support
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Django Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) CSS
1 7 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) Django
2 5 (7.94%) jQuery
2 5 (7.94%) Sass
3 3 (4.76%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) Laravel
4 2 (3.17%) React
4 2 (3.17%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) Spring
5 1 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 7 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) Unix
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Debian
5 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (74.60%) DevOps
2 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) Mentoring
4 22 (34.92%) Test Automation
5 21 (33.33%) Analytics
5 21 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 18 (28.57%) Coaching
7 13 (20.63%) Microservices
7 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.70%) Presales
10 6 (9.52%) BDD
10 6 (9.52%) High Availability
10 6 (9.52%) Open Source
10 6 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
11 5 (7.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Python
2 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 18 (28.57%) Java
4 14 (22.22%) Perl
5 9 (14.29%) C++
5 9 (14.29%) Ruby
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
6 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 6 (9.52%) C
9 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (73.02%) Puppet
2 40 (63.49%) Ansible
3 36 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (23.81%) Mesos
5 13 (20.63%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (12.70%) Terraform
7 7 (11.11%) Kubernetes
8 6 (9.52%) Nagios
8 6 (9.52%) Packer
9 3 (4.76%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) New Relic
2 6 (9.52%) Splunk
3 3 (4.76%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) VMware