Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 893 801 896
Rank change year-on-year -92 +95 -16
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 296 454 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 206 220 265
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,188 £25,200
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% -11.11%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77316 77666 91267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 40.92% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58373 63794 73158
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CMDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMDB.

Salary trend for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England -106 277 £50,000 - 23
UK excluding London -99 186 £49,500 +10.00% 21
London +11 100 £51,000 -2.86% 3
South East +45 65 £50,000 +5.26% 6
North of England +5 41 £38,531 +28.44% 3
Midlands -97 28 £42,500 -30.61% 4
West Midlands -74 26 £47,500 -24.00% 4
East of England -29 24 £50,000 - 5
South West +2 18 £42,000 +5.00% 2
North West -23 16 £26,500 -3.64%
Yorkshire +28 14 £31,000 +3.33% 3
North East +14 11 £50,000 +28.21%
Wales +19 5 £24,000 +20.00%
Scotland -9 4 £65,000 +62.50% 1
East Midlands -1 2 £39,250 +30.83%
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing CMDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CMDB.

1 182 (61.49%) ITIL
2 157 (53.04%) Configuration Management
3 93 (31.42%) Finance
4 89 (30.07%) Change Management
5 83 (28.04%) Service Management
6 82 (27.70%) ITSM
7 68 (22.97%) Asset Management
8 62 (20.95%) Microsoft
9 60 (20.27%) Windows
10 59 (19.93%) ITIL V3
11 56 (18.92%) ServiceNow
12 53 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (15.88%) Degree
14 46 (15.54%) Project Management
15 45 (15.20%) Problem Management
16 44 (14.86%) VMware
17 41 (13.85%) Active Directory
18 40 (13.51%) Linux
19 39 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 37 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 37 (12.50%) SLA
20 37 (12.50%) BMC
21 36 (12.16%) Management Information System
22 35 (11.82%) SQL
22 35 (11.82%) Data Centre
23 34 (11.49%) Remedy
24 33 (11.15%) Web Services
24 33 (11.15%) Remedy ITSM
25 32 (10.81%) IT Governance
25 32 (10.81%) Unix

CMDB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.05%) CMS
3 11 (3.72%) IIS
4 10 (3.38%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.01%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (11.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.01%) Endur
2 3 (1.01%) Findur
2 3 (1.01%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.68%) assyst
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.41%) IaaS
2 14 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.05%) SaaS
4 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.70%) PaaS
6 4 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.35%) CloudFront
6 4 (1.35%) Fastly
6 4 (1.35%) Office 365
6 4 (1.35%) Serverless
6 4 (1.35%) Slack
7 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.43%) Firewall
1 22 (7.43%) LAN
2 21 (7.09%) WAN
3 20 (6.76%) DNS
4 17 (5.74%) DHCP
5 15 (5.07%) SNMP
6 12 (4.05%) MPLS
6 12 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.38%) Wireless
8 9 (3.04%) VPN
9 6 (2.03%) BGP
9 6 (2.03%) LDAP
9 6 (2.03%) SAN
10 5 (1.69%) Network Security
10 5 (1.69%) SSL
11 4 (1.35%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.35%) OSPF
11 4 (1.35%) VRRP
12 3 (1.01%) Telnet
12 3 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.39%) MySQL
3 4 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.01%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.01%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.68%) DB2
5 2 (0.68%) MS Access
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.76%) JIRA
2 19 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.73%) Hudson
3 14 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.72%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.04%) JUnit
6 8 (2.70%) PyUnit
7 7 (2.36%) Subversion
8 5 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.35%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.35%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.01%) Ant
10 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.01%) Maven
10 3 (1.01%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.68%) ClearQuest
General
1 93 (31.42%) Finance
2 25 (8.45%) Banking
3 22 (7.43%) Legal
4 12 (4.05%) Publishing
5 11 (3.72%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.70%) Law
6 8 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.36%) Marketing
8 5 (1.69%) Games
9 4 (1.35%) Retail
10 3 (1.01%) Advertising
10 3 (1.01%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (16.89%) Analyst
2 46 (15.54%) Configuration Manager
3 32 (10.81%) Asset and Configuration Manager
4 27 (9.12%) Service Manager
5 23 (7.77%) Administrator
6 22 (7.43%) Developer
7 19 (6.42%) Configuration Analyst
7 19 (6.42%) Consultant
8 17 (5.74%) Change Manager
9 15 (5.07%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.39%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.72%) Implementation Consultant
11 11 (3.72%) ITSM Consultant
11 11 (3.72%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (3.72%) Technical Implementation Consultant
12 10 (3.38%) Architect
12 10 (3.38%) Configuration Engineer
12 10 (3.38%) ServiceNow Developer
13 9 (3.04%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.15%) Web Services
2 28 (9.46%) SOAP
3 25 (8.45%) REST
4 14 (4.73%) Middleware
5 13 (4.39%) XML
6 11 (3.72%) CSS
6 11 (3.72%) HTML
6 11 (3.72%) JSON
7 10 (3.38%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.70%) RESTful
9 7 (2.36%) .NET
9 7 (2.36%) Node.js
10 4 (1.35%) Serverless Framework
11 3 (1.01%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.01%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
11 3 (1.01%) Spring
11 3 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.16%) Management Information System
2 35 (11.82%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.39%) User Experience
5 11 (3.72%) Hedge funds
6 9 (3.04%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.69%) Replication
8 4 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.01%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) Digital Currency
11 1 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.34%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) IBM XIV
11 1 (0.34%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.27%) Windows
2 40 (13.51%) Linux
3 32 (10.81%) Unix
4 28 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.11%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.03%) CentOS
7 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.69%) AIX
8 5 (1.69%) Solaris
9 3 (1.01%) HPUX
10 1 (0.34%) VMS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (61.49%) ITIL
2 157 (53.04%) Configuration Management
3 89 (30.07%) Change Management
4 83 (28.04%) Service Management
5 82 (27.70%) ITSM
6 68 (22.97%) Asset Management
7 59 (19.93%) ITIL V3
8 53 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (15.54%) Project Management
10 45 (15.20%) Problem Management
11 32 (10.81%) IT Governance
12 30 (10.14%) Incident Management
12 30 (10.14%) Service Delivery
12 30 (10.14%) Software Licensing
13 28 (9.46%) PRINCE2
14 26 (8.78%) Change Control
15 24 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (8.11%) DevOps
16 22 (7.43%) SDLC
16 22 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.82%) SQL
2 29 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.07%) Java
4 13 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.05%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.38%) C#
7 6 (2.03%) Python
8 4 (1.35%) VB
9 3 (1.01%) Delphi
9 3 (1.01%) Perl
9 3 (1.01%) PHP
9 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.01%) Ruby
9 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.68%) C
10 2 (0.68%) Scala
11 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (15.88%) Degree
2 22 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (6.08%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.05%) MCSA
7 11 (3.72%) MCSE
8 10 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.70%) CCNP
9 8 (2.70%) CISSP
9 8 (2.70%) ISEB
9 8 (2.70%) PMI Certification
9 8 (2.70%) PMP
9 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.03%) CEH
10 6 (2.03%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (2.03%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (1.69%) HNC
11 5 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.50%) SLA
2 14 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.36%) COBIT
4 6 (2.03%) GPG13
5 5 (1.69%) GDPR
6 4 (1.35%) QA
7 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 39 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.04%) vCloud
4 6 (2.03%) Firmware
4 6 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.01%) Cronacle
6 3 (1.01%) Docker
7 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.34%) NFS
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (4.39%) Puppet
2 10 (3.38%) SCOrch
3 9 (3.04%) SCCM
4 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.35%) Ansible
6 3 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.01%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.68%) Aspera SmartTrack
7 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.68%) SCOM
8 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.34%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.34%) Salt
8 1 (0.34%) TADDM
Vendors
1 62 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.92%) ServiceNow
3 44 (14.86%) VMware
4 37 (12.50%) BMC
5 34 (11.49%) Remedy
6 21 (7.09%) HP
7 19 (6.42%) Citrix
8 16 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 16 (5.41%) Oracle
9 15 (5.07%) Cisco
10 13 (4.39%) EMC
10 13 (4.39%) Splunk
11 12 (4.05%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.72%) AppDynamics
12 11 (3.72%) HEAT Software
12 11 (3.72%) LANDesk
12 11 (3.72%) NetApp
13 10 (3.38%) Snow
14 9 (3.04%) IBM
14 9 (3.04%) Juniper