Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 547 776 841
Rank change year-on-year +229 +65 +71
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 133 292 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 198 202
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% -3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,500 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year +34.82% +5.59% -6.08%

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 18,722 52,931 64,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.34% 38.90% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15,088 39,930 49,497
Median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,565 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £85,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CMDB.

Salary trend for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CMDB over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 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
England +235 127 £56,250 +18.42% 11
UK excluding London +173 77 £60,500 +34.82% 10
London +240 53 £52,000 -13.33% 3
South East +174 42 £70,000 +55.56% 3
Work from Home +42 17 £52,000 -16.80% 2
Midlands +98 15 £60,000 +76.35% 2
West Midlands +91 14 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North of England +147 11 £60,000 +30.08% 3
North West +132 11 £60,000 +50.74% 3
South West +107 3 £36,250 +54.26%
East of England +131 2 £47,750 -13.18%
Scotland +88 2 £39,375 -23.65% 2
Wales +47 2 £37,750 -17.03%
East Midlands +67 1 £42,500 +66.67%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 with a requirement for CMDB.

1 63 (47.37%) ITIL
2 58 (43.61%) Configuration Management
3 48 (36.09%) Security Cleared
4 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
5 46 (34.59%) ServiceNow
6 41 (30.83%) ITSM
7 34 (25.56%) Windows
7 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (23.31%) SC Cleared
8 31 (23.31%) HP
9 28 (21.05%) Service Management
10 24 (18.05%) SCCM
10 24 (18.05%) Asset Management
10 24 (18.05%) Windows 10
11 23 (17.29%) Remedy ITSM
11 23 (17.29%) Remedy
12 22 (16.54%) BMC
12 22 (16.54%) LDAP
13 21 (15.79%) Web Services
13 21 (15.79%) Degree
14 20 (15.04%) Change Management
14 20 (15.04%) XML
14 20 (15.04%) HTML
14 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
14 20 (15.04%) Thought Leadership
15 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 19 (14.29%) Finance
15 19 (14.29%) Ajax
15 19 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (13.53%) DevOps

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 3 (2.26%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
2 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.75%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) SAS
2 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (12.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (17.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) SaaS
2 14 (10.53%) AWS
3 11 (8.27%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (7.52%) Azure
5 2 (1.50%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) SSL
2 17 (12.78%) VPN
3 15 (11.28%) LAN
4 12 (9.02%) DHCP
4 12 (9.02%) DNS
4 12 (9.02%) WLAN
5 4 (3.01%) WAN
6 3 (2.26%) Firewall
7 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.75%) Network Security
8 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.27%) OLTP
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.75%) DB2
5 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) OLAP
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Firebug
1 1 (0.75%) Hudson
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Banking
2 2 (1.50%) French Language
2 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.50%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Military
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (15.79%) Consultant
2 18 (13.53%) Administrator
3 16 (12.03%) Senior Consultant
4 15 (11.28%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 15 (11.28%) Technical Consultant
5 14 (10.53%) Architect
6 13 (9.77%) Analyst
6 13 (9.77%) ITSM Consultant
6 13 (9.77%) Senior ITSM Consultant
7 12 (9.02%) DBA
7 12 (9.02%) Remedy Consultant
7 12 (9.02%) Senior Remedy Consultant
7 12 (9.02%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Configuration Analyst
9 10 (7.52%) Developer
10 9 (6.77%) AWS Administrator
10 9 (6.77%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (6.77%) Cloud Administrator
10 9 (6.77%) DevOps Administrator
11 7 (5.26%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.54%) LDAP
2 21 (15.79%) Web Services
3 20 (15.04%) HTML
3 20 (15.04%) XML
4 19 (14.29%) Ajax
5 18 (13.53%) CSS
5 18 (13.53%) SOAP
6 3 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.75%) .NET
7 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.75%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.75%) JDBC
7 1 (0.75%) Middleware
7 1 (0.75%) ODBC
7 1 (0.75%) React
7 1 (0.75%) REST
7 1 (0.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Driving Licence
2 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.75%) Blog
5 1 (0.75%) Equities
5 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.75%) Replication
5 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.56%) Windows
2 24 (18.05%) Windows 10
3 13 (9.77%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.77%) Windows XP
4 12 (9.02%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.77%) Linux
6 6 (4.51%) Unix
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) ITIL
2 58 (43.61%) Configuration Management
3 41 (30.83%) ITSM
4 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (21.05%) Service Management
6 24 (18.05%) Asset Management
7 20 (15.04%) Change Management
7 20 (15.04%) Thought Leadership
8 19 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (13.53%) Customer Requirements
9 18 (13.53%) DevOps
9 18 (13.53%) Presales
9 18 (13.53%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (12.78%) Customer Engagement
10 17 (12.78%) IT Asset Management
10 17 (12.78%) ITIL V2
10 17 (12.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (12.03%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (9.77%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
2 13 (9.77%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.02%) VB
4 5 (3.76%) SQL
5 1 (0.75%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (36.09%) Security Cleared
2 31 (23.31%) SC Cleared
3 21 (15.79%) Degree
4 16 (12.03%) DV Cleared
5 14 (10.53%) MCSE
5 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (9.77%) CTC Cleared
6 13 (9.77%) MCP
6 13 (9.77%) MCSA
7 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.50%) CAPM
8 2 (1.50%) CEH
8 2 (1.50%) CISSP
8 2 (1.50%) GSEC
8 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.50%) PMP
8 2 (1.50%) SSCP
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.75%) OCA
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (1.50%) GDPR
2 1 (0.75%) COBIT
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (9.02%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (9.02%) VMware Server
5 3 (2.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (18.05%) SCCM
2 17 (12.78%) HP UCMDB
3 12 (9.02%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 12 (9.02%) WSUS
4 8 (6.02%) Ansible
5 6 (4.51%) SCOM
6 5 (3.76%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.26%) Terraform
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.50%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.75%) Nagios
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 46 (34.59%) ServiceNow
3 31 (23.31%) HP
4 23 (17.29%) Remedy
5 22 (16.54%) BMC
6 16 (12.03%) VMware
7 13 (9.77%) Dell
8 8 (6.02%) Splunk
9 7 (5.26%) Dynatrace
10 4 (3.01%) Apple
10 4 (3.01%) Cisco
10 4 (3.01%) Rapid7
10 4 (3.01%) Snow
10 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.50%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.50%) Oracle
12 2 (1.50%) Trend Micro
12 2 (1.50%) Veeam
13 1 (0.75%) Polycom