Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 819 892
Rank change year-on-year -61 +73 -58
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 299 352 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 160 196 254
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,125 £25,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £60,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +26.92% -25.29% +2.35%

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 73,894 72,704 88,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.98% 42.62% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,674 58,692 71,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 15 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 May 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 -30 288 £45,000 +5.88% 51
UK excluding London -24 200 £41,250 +26.92% 44
London -46 89 £54,000 +13.68% 10
Midlands +27 80 £45,000 +20.00% 16
West Midlands +33 71 £40,500 +8.00% 6
South East +15 54 £45,000 +20.00% 13
North of England -10 42 £29,500 +11.32% 4
North West -19 24 £53,250 +121.88% 2
East of England -33 17 £47,500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +23 14 £27,000 -14.29% 2
East Midlands +3 9 £45,000 - 10
North East -15 4 £37,500 +19.05%
South West -19 4 £26,750 -40.56% 4
Scotland -29 2 £53,750 +34.38% 1
Wales +3 1 £37,000 +54.17% 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 210 (70.23%) ITIL
2 127 (42.47%) Service Management
3 92 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 91 (30.43%) ServiceNow
5 89 (29.77%) ITSM
6 72 (24.08%) BMC
7 70 (23.41%) Service Delivery
8 69 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 69 (23.08%) Degree
9 67 (22.41%) Asset Management
10 66 (22.07%) Microsoft
11 64 (21.40%) ITIL V3
12 62 (20.74%) Change Management
13 61 (20.40%) Finance
13 61 (20.40%) Data Centre
14 57 (19.06%) Remedy
15 56 (18.73%) Active Directory
16 54 (18.06%) VMware
17 53 (17.73%) Windows
18 52 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
19 47 (15.72%) SCCM
20 45 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (14.38%) Presales
23 42 (14.05%) Self-Motivation
23 42 (14.05%) Due Diligence
23 42 (14.05%) Computer Science
23 42 (14.05%) Citrix
24 41 (13.71%) Web Services
24 41 (13.71%) Software Engineering

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 15 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.68%) Apache
3 8 (2.68%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.00%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (11.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (12.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.34%) Endur
3 4 (1.34%) Findur
4 1 (0.33%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.36%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (6.02%) PaaS
5 17 (5.69%) Office 365
6 14 (4.68%) IaaS
7 7 (2.34%) SaaS
8 6 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.01%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (1.00%) Twilio
10 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.02%) Firewall
2 16 (5.35%) LAN
2 16 (5.35%) WAN
3 15 (5.02%) Wireless
4 14 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.35%) DNS
6 12 (4.01%) MPLS
7 7 (2.34%) DHCP
7 7 (2.34%) SNMP
7 7 (2.34%) VoIP
8 6 (2.01%) ICMP
8 6 (2.01%) OSPF
8 6 (2.01%) SSL
9 5 (1.67%) SAN
9 5 (1.67%) VPN
10 4 (1.34%) DSL
10 4 (1.34%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.00%) HTTP
11 3 (1.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.34%) SQLPlus
4 3 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.67%) MySQL
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.01%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.01%) TeamCity
2 8 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.34%) Subversion
3 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.67%) JIRA
5 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 61 (20.40%) Finance
2 21 (7.02%) Banking
3 20 (6.69%) Publishing
4 16 (5.35%) Advertising
5 10 (3.34%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.68%) Front Office
6 8 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.34%) Retail
8 5 (1.67%) Billing
8 5 (1.67%) Games
9 4 (1.34%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Local Government
10 2 (0.67%) Marketing
10 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (18.06%) Analyst
2 33 (11.04%) Configuration Manager
3 25 (8.36%) Technical Specialist
4 22 (7.36%) Change Manager
4 22 (7.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 20 (6.69%) Architect
6 17 (5.69%) Developer
7 16 (5.35%) IT Manager
8 14 (4.68%) Change and Configuration Manager
8 14 (4.68%) ServiceNow Developer
9 13 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.01%) Administrator
10 12 (4.01%) Consultant
10 12 (4.01%) Service Manager
10 12 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.34%) Applications Specialist
11 10 (3.34%) IT Change Manager
11 10 (3.34%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.01%) Applications Manager
12 9 (3.01%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.71%) Web Services
2 23 (7.69%) XML
3 18 (6.02%) HTML
4 11 (3.68%) REST
5 9 (3.01%) JSON
5 9 (3.01%) Middleware
6 8 (2.68%) SOAP
7 7 (2.34%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.01%) .NET
9 5 (1.67%) Ajax
9 5 (1.67%) CSS
9 5 (1.67%) LDAP
10 4 (1.34%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.67%) Flash
11 2 (0.67%) J2EE
11 2 (0.67%) RESTful
12 1 (0.33%) jQuery
12 1 (0.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.40%) Data Centre
2 45 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (14.05%) Computer Science
3 42 (14.05%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.34%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.01%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.68%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.67%) iPhone
10 4 (1.34%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.00%) Replication
11 3 (1.00%) Tandem
12 2 (0.67%) Celerra
12 2 (0.67%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.67%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.73%) Windows
2 25 (8.36%) Linux
3 10 (3.34%) Unix
3 10 (3.34%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.34%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.01%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (70.23%) ITIL
2 127 (42.47%) Service Management
3 92 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 89 (29.77%) ITSM
5 70 (23.41%) Service Delivery
6 69 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 67 (22.41%) Asset Management
8 64 (21.40%) ITIL V3
9 62 (20.74%) Change Management
10 43 (14.38%) Presales
11 42 (14.05%) Due Diligence
12 41 (13.71%) Line Management
12 41 (13.71%) Software Engineering
13 39 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
14 38 (12.71%) Project Management
15 31 (10.37%) IT Strategy
16 29 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (9.36%) Problem Management
18 27 (9.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.03%) JavaScript
2 11 (3.68%) SQL
3 10 (3.34%) Java
3 10 (3.34%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.01%) PHP
4 9 (3.01%) VB
5 4 (1.34%) VBScript
6 3 (1.00%) C#
7 1 (0.33%) C
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (23.08%) Degree
2 52 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (9.36%) MCP
4 25 (8.36%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (7.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (6.02%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.68%) ISEB
8 14 (4.68%) PMI Certification
8 14 (4.68%) PMP
9 11 (3.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (3.34%) CEH
10 10 (3.34%) CISSP
10 10 (3.34%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (2.34%) MCSE
11 7 (2.34%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.01%) Master's Degree
12 6 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.34%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.71%) SLA
2 14 (4.68%) QA
3 12 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.34%) GPG13
5 8 (2.68%) GDPR
6 7 (2.34%) COBIT
7 6 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.00%) PMO
9 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (18.73%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.36%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.34%) Firmware
5 4 (1.34%) BitLocker
5 4 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.67%) NFS
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (15.72%) SCCM
2 22 (7.36%) SCVMM
3 18 (6.02%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (2.68%) Cisco IPCC
5 6 (2.01%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.01%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (2.01%) Nagios
5 6 (2.01%) OpenView
5 6 (2.01%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.01%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.34%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.34%) WSUS
7 3 (1.00%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.00%) TADDM
7 3 (1.00%) Terraform
8 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.33%) Cacti
9 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 91 (30.43%) ServiceNow
2 72 (24.08%) BMC
3 66 (22.07%) Microsoft
4 57 (19.06%) Remedy
5 54 (18.06%) VMware
6 42 (14.05%) Citrix
7 23 (7.69%) IBM
8 17 (5.69%) HP
8 17 (5.69%) NetApp
9 16 (5.35%) EMC
9 16 (5.35%) Oracle
10 12 (4.01%) SAP
11 10 (3.34%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.01%) Google
13 8 (2.68%) Cisco
13 8 (2.68%) Dell
14 7 (2.34%) AppDynamics
14 7 (2.34%) Perforce
14 7 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (2.34%) Snow