Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 791 867
Rank change year-on-year -83 +76 +41
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 297 453 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 203 223 308
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,050 £29,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,100 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 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 -53 278 £49,500 -1.00% 31
UK excluding London -82 177 £45,000 - 26
London +13 109 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East +59 54 £49,500 +4.21% 10
North of England +20 41 £26,500 -11.67% 5
Midlands -84 32 £42,500 -34.62% 5
West Midlands -64 29 £45,000 -32.08% 5
East of England 0 26 £50,000 - 1
North West +2 22 £26,500 -3.64% 3
South West -5 15 £42,500 +29.77% 3
Yorkshire +20 13 £23,250 -22.50% 1
North East +16 6 £44,266 +13.50% 1
Wales +22 5 £24,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland -10 4 £65,000 +62.50% 1
East Midlands +18 3 £39,250 +30.83%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 175 (58.92%) ITIL
2 161 (54.21%) Configuration Management
3 100 (33.67%) Service Management
4 84 (28.28%) Change Management
4 84 (28.28%) ITSM
5 83 (27.95%) Finance
6 68 (22.90%) Microsoft
7 65 (21.89%) Windows
8 60 (20.20%) ITIL V3
9 58 (19.53%) ServiceNow
9 58 (19.53%) Degree
10 57 (19.19%) Asset Management
11 53 (17.85%) Project Management
12 52 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (17.51%) Active Directory
13 47 (15.82%) VMware
14 45 (15.15%) Service Delivery
14 45 (15.15%) Management Information System
14 45 (15.15%) Data Centre
15 44 (14.81%) Linux
16 43 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (14.14%) Problem Management
18 40 (13.47%) SLA
19 37 (12.46%) Unix
19 37 (12.46%) SQL
20 36 (12.12%) PRINCE2
21 35 (11.78%) SQL Server
22 34 (11.45%) IT Strategy
23 33 (11.11%) HP
24 31 (10.44%) BMC

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 21 (7.07%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.72%) IIS
3 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.37%) CMS
5 7 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.35%) Apache
6 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.01%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (8.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.68%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.01%) Endur
3 3 (1.01%) Findur
3 3 (1.01%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.67%) assyst
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.41%) IaaS
2 19 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.04%) PaaS
4 12 (4.04%) SaaS
5 8 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.68%) Office 365
8 4 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.35%) CloudFront
8 4 (1.35%) Fastly
8 4 (1.35%) Serverless
8 4 (1.35%) Slack
9 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.76%) DNS
2 28 (9.43%) Firewall
3 22 (7.41%) LAN
4 21 (7.07%) DHCP
4 21 (7.07%) WAN
5 14 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.70%) SNMP
7 10 (3.37%) MPLS
7 10 (3.37%) SSL
7 10 (3.37%) VPN
8 9 (3.03%) SAN
8 9 (3.03%) Wireless
9 8 (2.69%) LDAP
10 6 (2.02%) BGP
11 5 (1.68%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.68%) NAS
11 5 (1.68%) SSH
11 5 (1.68%) Telnet
12 4 (1.35%) OSPF
12 4 (1.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.72%) MySQL
3 6 (2.02%) DB2
4 4 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.01%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.01%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.67%) MS Access
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (5.72%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.71%) JIRA
3 13 (4.38%) Hudson
3 13 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.37%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.69%) JUnit
6 7 (2.36%) PyUnit
7 6 (2.02%) Subversion
8 5 (1.68%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.68%) 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 (0.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 83 (27.95%) Finance
2 29 (9.76%) Banking
3 23 (7.74%) Publishing
4 16 (5.39%) Legal
5 11 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.03%) Law
7 7 (2.36%) Marketing
8 6 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.68%) Games
10 4 (1.35%) Billing
10 4 (1.35%) Retail
11 2 (0.67%) Advertising
11 2 (0.67%) Back Office
11 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (14.48%) Analyst
2 39 (13.13%) Configuration Manager
3 35 (11.78%) Service Manager
4 28 (9.43%) Administrator
5 24 (8.08%) Asset and Configuration Manager
6 20 (6.73%) Developer
7 19 (6.40%) Change Manager
8 16 (5.39%) Configuration Analyst
8 16 (5.39%) Consultant
8 16 (5.39%) Support Engineer
9 14 (4.71%) Architect
10 12 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.70%) IT Manager
11 11 (3.70%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
11 11 (3.70%) Transition Manager
12 10 (3.37%) ServiceNow Developer
13 9 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
13 9 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
14 8 (2.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.08%) SOAP
2 22 (7.41%) Web Services
3 21 (7.07%) REST
4 13 (4.38%) XML
5 11 (3.70%) CSS
5 11 (3.70%) HTML
6 10 (3.37%) AngularJS
6 10 (3.37%) Middleware
7 7 (2.36%) Node.js
8 6 (2.02%) .NET
8 6 (2.02%) JSON
9 4 (1.35%) Serverless Framework
10 3 (1.01%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.01%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.01%) RESTful
10 3 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
10 3 (1.01%) Spring
10 3 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.15%) Data Centre
1 45 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.38%) User Experience
5 11 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.02%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.68%) Replication
8 4 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Digital Currency
10 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.34%) Clustering
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.34%) IBM XIV
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.89%) Windows
2 44 (14.81%) Linux
3 37 (12.46%) Unix
4 24 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.40%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.38%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.69%) CentOS
8 8 (2.69%) Solaris
9 6 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.02%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.68%) AIX
11 3 (1.01%) HPUX
11 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) VMS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (58.92%) ITIL
2 161 (54.21%) Configuration Management
3 100 (33.67%) Service Management
4 84 (28.28%) Change Management
4 84 (28.28%) ITSM
5 60 (20.20%) ITIL V3
6 57 (19.19%) Asset Management
7 53 (17.85%) Project Management
8 52 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (15.15%) Service Delivery
10 42 (14.14%) Problem Management
11 36 (12.12%) PRINCE2
12 34 (11.45%) IT Strategy
13 31 (10.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (10.44%) Incident Management
13 31 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (10.10%) IT Governance
15 26 (8.75%) Line Management
16 25 (8.42%) DevOps
16 25 (8.42%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.46%) SQL
2 20 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.05%) Java
4 14 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.03%) C#
6 7 (2.36%) Python
7 6 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.35%) Perl
9 3 (1.01%) Delphi
9 3 (1.01%) PHP
9 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.01%) Ruby
9 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.01%) VB
10 2 (0.67%) C
10 2 (0.67%) Scala
11 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (19.53%) Degree
2 24 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.04%) ISEB
5 12 (4.04%) PMI Certification
5 12 (4.04%) PMP
6 10 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.37%) MCSA
6 10 (3.37%) MCSE
7 9 (3.03%) LPIC
8 8 (2.69%) CISSP
8 8 (2.69%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (2.36%) CCNP
10 6 (2.02%) CEH
10 6 (2.02%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (2.02%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (1.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.47%) SLA
2 13 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.36%) COBIT
3 7 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.36%) QA
4 6 (2.02%) GPG13
5 4 (1.35%) GDPR
5 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (17.51%) Active Directory
2 43 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.37%) Firmware
4 9 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.69%) vCloud
6 6 (2.02%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.01%) Cronacle
7 3 (1.01%) Docker
8 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.67%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.34%) NFS
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.71%) Puppet
2 11 (3.70%) SCCM
3 9 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.36%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.36%) SCOM
5 6 (2.02%) Ansible
5 6 (2.02%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.68%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.35%) TADDM
8 3 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.01%) Salt
9 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.34%) Control-M
10 1 (0.34%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 58 (19.53%) ServiceNow
3 47 (15.82%) VMware
4 33 (11.11%) HP
5 31 (10.44%) BMC
6 29 (9.76%) Citrix
7 27 (9.09%) Cisco
8 25 (8.42%) Remedy
9 20 (6.73%) IBM
10 19 (6.40%) CheckPoint
11 18 (6.06%) Oracle
11 18 (6.06%) Red Hat
12 16 (5.39%) EMC
12 16 (5.39%) NetApp
13 14 (4.71%) Juniper
14 8 (2.69%) Splunk
15 7 (2.36%) Snow
16 6 (2.02%) AppDynamics
16 6 (2.02%) F5
16 6 (2.02%) HEAT Software