Period
to 5 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 6 months to 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 577 656 733
Rank change year-on-year +79 +77 -56
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 167 212 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.26% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 110 145 112
Median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +24.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +12.94%

CMDB is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,906 31,954 36,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.66% 38.08% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18,325 23,507 28,584
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,490 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CMDB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in the UK excluding London

CMDB
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CMDB in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for CMDB in the UK excluding London

CMDB
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMDB in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK excluding London

CMDB
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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
South East +68 82 £57,000 +0.71% 4
Midlands +25 36 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North of England +62 19 £61,250 +40.00% 2
East Midlands +47 19 £47,500 +86.27%
West Midlands +10 17 £34,665 -33.97% 1
North West +56 14 £61,250 +107.46% 2
South West +33 14 - - 2
Scotland +36 8 £43,750 -37.50% 2
East of England +48 7 £39,000 +4.00%
Wales +1 4 £28,500 -32.94% 1
Yorkshire +37 3 £36,250 -23.68%
North East +3 2 £72,312 +57.03%
CMDB
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing CMDB 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 69 (41.32%) ITIL
2 65 (38.92%) Service Management
3 64 (38.32%) Asset Management
4 63 (37.72%) Microsoft
5 62 (37.13%) Configuration Management
6 53 (31.74%) ITSM
6 53 (31.74%) Service Delivery
6 53 (31.74%) SQL
7 44 (26.35%) Windows
8 38 (22.75%) ServiceNow
9 37 (22.16%) Azure
10 36 (21.56%) QA
11 32 (19.16%) Active Directory
12 30 (17.96%) VMware
13 26 (15.57%) HP
13 26 (15.57%) Cisco
13 26 (15.57%) Office 365
14 24 (14.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (14.37%) Software Asset Management
14 24 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (14.37%) Change Management
14 24 (14.37%) Finance
14 24 (14.37%) Hyper-V
14 24 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (13.77%) Windows Server
15 23 (13.77%) Snow
16 22 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 22 (13.17%) Project Delivery
17 21 (12.57%) Performance Monitoring
17 21 (12.57%) Agile Software Development

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 12 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.99%) SAS
4 3 (1.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.16%) Azure
2 26 (15.57%) Office 365
3 17 (10.18%) SaaS
4 10 (5.99%) AWS
5 6 (3.59%) PaaS
6 3 (1.80%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.58%) Firewall
2 12 (7.19%) NetScaler
3 8 (4.79%) LAN
3 8 (4.79%) Wireless
4 5 (2.99%) VLAN
5 4 (2.40%) DHCP
5 4 (2.40%) SAN
5 4 (2.40%) WAN
6 3 (1.80%) DNS
6 3 (1.80%) Intranet
6 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.80%) VoIP
6 3 (1.80%) VPN
6 3 (1.80%) WebEx
7 2 (1.20%) NAS
7 2 (1.20%) Network Security
7 2 (1.20%) SNMP
7 2 (1.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.60%) Ethereal
8 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (5.39%) DB2
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.80%) MySQL
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
2 20 (11.98%) Retail
3 8 (4.79%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.19%) Banking
4 7 (4.19%) Legal
5 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (17.37%) Analyst
2 16 (9.58%) Applications Specialist
3 15 (8.98%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.38%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) Desktop Support
5 13 (7.78%) IT Manager
6 12 (7.19%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.19%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Architect
8 10 (5.99%) Administrator
9 9 (5.39%) IT Support
9 9 (5.39%) Software Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (4.19%) Operations Manager
11 7 (4.19%) Service Manager
11 7 (4.19%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) Ajax
1 6 (3.59%) HTML
1 6 (3.59%) SOAP
1 6 (3.59%) Web Services
1 6 (3.59%) XML
2 3 (1.80%) .NET
2 3 (1.80%) .NET Core
2 3 (1.80%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.80%) ADO
2 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (1.80%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.20%) CSS
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.60%) LAMP
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (7.19%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.19%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.59%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
7 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.60%) Handset
9 1 (0.60%) NHS
9 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.35%) Windows
2 23 (13.77%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (5.39%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.99%) Linux
6 5 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Unix
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.60%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) CatOS
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.32%) ITIL
2 65 (38.92%) Service Management
3 64 (38.32%) Asset Management
4 62 (37.13%) Configuration Management
5 53 (31.74%) ITSM
5 53 (31.74%) Service Delivery
6 24 (14.37%) Change Management
6 24 (14.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (14.37%) Software Asset Management
7 22 (13.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (13.17%) Project Delivery
8 21 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (12.57%) Performance Monitoring
9 20 (11.98%) Integration Testing
9 20 (11.98%) Project Management
9 20 (11.98%) System Integration Testing
10 18 (10.78%) Unit Testing
11 17 (10.18%) Coaching
11 17 (10.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.74%) SQL
2 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.59%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.99%) C#
5 3 (1.80%) Java
5 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (9.58%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.19%) Degree
4 9 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.59%) CCNA
5 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.59%) MCSE
5 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.99%) ISEB
6 5 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.40%) MCP
8 3 (1.80%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.80%) MCITP
8 3 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.20%) CCNP
9 2 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) LPIC
10 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.56%) QA
2 8 (4.79%) GDPR
3 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 5 (2.99%) SLA
4 4 (2.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) BS7799
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (19.16%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.37%) Hyper-V
2 24 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.98%) XenApp
3 15 (8.98%) XenDesktop
4 12 (7.19%) vSphere
5 7 (4.19%) Firmware
6 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) Backup Exec
2 12 (7.19%) SCCM
3 10 (5.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (5.99%) OpenView
4 6 (3.59%) SCOM
5 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.80%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Ansible
7 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.60%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (37.72%) Microsoft
2 38 (22.75%) ServiceNow
3 30 (17.96%) VMware
4 26 (15.57%) Cisco
4 26 (15.57%) HP
5 23 (13.77%) Snow
6 16 (9.58%) Citrix
6 16 (9.58%) NetApp
6 16 (9.58%) Symantec
7 15 (8.98%) Dell
7 15 (8.98%) EqualLogic
7 15 (8.98%) Juniper
7 15 (8.98%) Oracle
7 15 (8.98%) Palo Alto
8 12 (7.19%) Dynatrace
9 11 (6.59%) BMC
9 11 (6.59%) Veeam
10 10 (5.99%) McAfee
10 10 (5.99%) Remedy
10 10 (5.99%) Sophos