Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 820 881
Rank change year-on-year -64 +61 -23
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 312 378 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 177 187 289
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% -2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +32.00% -11.76% -

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 73,350 71,384 88,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.66% 40.65% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,749 58,357 71,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 14 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 22 February 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
England -54 305 £48,500 +7.78% 40
UK excluding London -53 213 £49,500 +32.00% 31
London +2 94 £45,000 -9.09% 10
South East +24 71 £49,750 +32.67% 7
West Midlands -9 61 £42,500 +47.83% 7
Midlands -52 61 £42,500 +47.83% 10
North of England +9 44 £38,531 +40.11% 6
North West -6 18 £50,000 +81.82% 1
East of England -24 18 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South West +4 16 £30,000 -35.48% 2
Yorkshire +23 14 £29,500 -1.67% 4
North East -5 12 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Wales +2 2 £32,352 +65.91%
Northern Ireland -16 1 £30,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for CMDB.

1 219 (70.19%) ITIL
2 113 (36.22%) Configuration Management
3 102 (32.69%) Service Management
4 92 (29.49%) Change Management
4 92 (29.49%) ITSM
5 79 (25.32%) Finance
6 77 (24.68%) BMC
7 76 (24.36%) ServiceNow
8 67 (21.47%) Remedy
9 66 (21.15%) ITIL V3
10 64 (20.51%) Degree
11 63 (20.19%) Asset Management
12 61 (19.55%) Microsoft
13 56 (17.95%) Service Delivery
14 55 (17.63%) VMware
14 55 (17.63%) Problem Management
14 55 (17.63%) Remedy ITSM
15 53 (16.99%) Windows
16 51 (16.35%) Active Directory
16 51 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
18 47 (15.06%) Web Services
19 44 (14.10%) Project Management
20 39 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 39 (12.50%) Data Centre
21 38 (12.18%) SLA
22 37 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
23 35 (11.22%) Software Engineering
24 33 (10.58%) Computer Science
25 32 (10.26%) Release Management

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 17 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.85%) CMS
3 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (17.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.92%) Endur
2 6 (1.92%) Findur
3 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) assyst
5 1 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (5.45%) IaaS
5 10 (3.21%) PaaS
6 9 (2.88%) SaaS
7 7 (2.24%) Office 365
8 6 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.92%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.96%) Twilio
11 2 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.73%) LAN
1 21 (6.73%) WAN
2 18 (5.77%) SNMP
3 17 (5.45%) Firewall
4 12 (3.85%) MPLS
5 11 (3.53%) Wireless
6 10 (3.21%) DNS
6 10 (3.21%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.88%) DHCP
8 7 (2.24%) VPN
9 6 (1.92%) ICMP
9 6 (1.92%) OSPF
9 6 (1.92%) VoIP
10 5 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.96%) FCoE
11 3 (0.96%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.96%) NAS
11 3 (0.96%) Network Security
11 3 (0.96%) SMTP
11 3 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.60%) MySQL
4 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.64%) DB2
5 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.49%) JIRA
3 12 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.21%) Subversion
5 7 (2.24%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.92%) Hudson
6 6 (1.92%) JUnit
6 6 (1.92%) PyUnit
6 6 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 79 (25.32%) Finance
2 18 (5.77%) Banking
3 16 (5.13%) Advertising
3 16 (5.13%) Legal
4 12 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.85%) Publishing
5 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.60%) Marketing
7 4 (1.28%) Retail
8 3 (0.96%) Games
9 2 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (16.03%) Analyst
2 37 (11.86%) Configuration Manager
3 28 (8.97%) Change Manager
4 22 (7.05%) Developer
4 22 (7.05%) Service Manager
5 21 (6.73%) Asset and Configuration Manager
6 19 (6.09%) Technical Specialist
7 18 (5.77%) Consultant
8 17 (5.45%) Configuration Analyst
8 17 (5.45%) IT Manager
9 16 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 15 (4.81%) ServiceNow Developer
11 12 (3.85%) Change and Configuration Manager
11 12 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
11 12 (3.85%) ITSM Consultant
11 12 (3.85%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (3.85%) Technical Implementation Consultant
12 11 (3.53%) Architect
13 10 (3.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.06%) Web Services
2 21 (6.73%) XML
3 20 (6.41%) SOAP
4 18 (5.77%) HTML
4 18 (5.77%) REST
5 16 (5.13%) Middleware
6 15 (4.81%) JSON
7 9 (2.88%) RESTful
8 6 (1.92%) .NET
8 6 (1.92%) LDAP
9 5 (1.60%) Ajax
9 5 (1.60%) CSS
10 4 (1.28%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.96%) Flash
12 2 (0.64%) Node.js
13 1 (0.32%) CSS3
13 1 (0.32%) HTML5
13 1 (0.32%) jQuery
13 1 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.58%) Computer Science
3 29 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.85%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.88%) User Experience
7 7 (2.24%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.28%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) Celerra
9 3 (0.96%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.96%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.96%) IBM XIV
9 3 (0.96%) Tandem
10 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.99%) Windows
2 25 (8.01%) Linux
3 24 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.77%) Unix
6 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.32%) VMS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (70.19%) ITIL
2 113 (36.22%) Configuration Management
3 102 (32.69%) Service Management
4 92 (29.49%) Change Management
4 92 (29.49%) ITSM
5 66 (21.15%) ITIL V3
6 63 (20.19%) Asset Management
7 56 (17.95%) Service Delivery
8 55 (17.63%) Problem Management
9 49 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 44 (14.10%) Project Management
11 39 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (11.22%) Software Engineering
13 32 (10.26%) Release Management
14 31 (9.94%) Line Management
15 30 (9.62%) Presales
16 29 (9.29%) Requirements Analysis
17 28 (8.97%) Incident Management
18 26 (8.33%) Data Modelling
18 26 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.65%) PowerShell
2 24 (7.69%) SQL
3 23 (7.37%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 12 (3.85%) Java
6 9 (2.88%) PHP
7 6 (1.92%) C#
8 5 (1.60%) VBScript
9 4 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (20.51%) Degree
2 37 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (7.37%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.77%) MCP
5 16 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.21%) ISEB
8 10 (3.21%) PMI Certification
8 10 (3.21%) PMP
9 9 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (2.88%) MCSE
10 8 (2.56%) CISSP
11 6 (1.92%) CEH
11 6 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.92%) Master's Degree
11 6 (1.92%) MCSA
12 5 (1.60%) HNC
13 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.18%) SLA
2 14 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.53%) COBIT
4 6 (1.92%) GDPR
4 6 (1.92%) GPG13
5 4 (1.28%) QA
5 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.96%) PMO
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 51 (16.35%) Active Directory
1 51 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.92%) vCloud
3 6 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.60%) Firmware
5 3 (0.96%) NFS
6 2 (0.64%) XenApp
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 22 (7.05%) SCCM
3 18 (5.77%) SCVMM
4 16 (5.13%) SCOrch
5 7 (2.24%) Puppet
6 6 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (1.92%) Nagios
6 6 (1.92%) OpenView
6 6 (1.92%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.60%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.64%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.64%) Aspera SmartTrack
8 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.32%) Ansible
9 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (24.68%) BMC
2 76 (24.36%) ServiceNow
3 67 (21.47%) Remedy
4 61 (19.55%) Microsoft
5 55 (17.63%) VMware
6 30 (9.62%) Citrix
7 18 (5.77%) AppDynamics
7 18 (5.77%) HP
8 17 (5.45%) Oracle
9 16 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 16 (5.13%) IBM
10 14 (4.49%) EMC
10 14 (4.49%) Snow
11 13 (4.17%) Ivanti
11 13 (4.17%) Splunk
12 12 (3.85%) NetApp
13 11 (3.53%) Cisco
13 11 (3.53%) SAP
14 9 (2.88%) Google
15 8 (2.56%) Perforce