Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 747 834 904
Rank change year-on-year +87 +70 -73
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 266 295 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 184 184 175
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -14.14% +32.00%

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 47,766 60,039 67,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.51% 39.62% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36,722 45,533 52,792
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +1.18%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 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 +91 247 £50,000 -4.76% 47
UK excluding London +68 198 £47,500 +11.76% 39
South East +70 99 £51,000 +10.27% 13
London +87 61 £60,000 -14.29% 13
Midlands +10 51 £43,750 +2.94% 6
East Midlands +48 30 £47,500 +36.69% 4
North of England +58 21 £52,500 +23.53% 8
West Midlands -10 21 £42,500 -19.05% 2
South West +34 14 £22,500 -26.23% 2
Scotland +46 11 £51,570 -26.33% 4
North West +48 10 £62,500 +147.41% 4
Yorkshire +20 9 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North East +13 2 £72,312 +80.78% 1
East of England +60 1 £45,000 -29.41% 5
Wales -5 1 £28,500 -32.94% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 126 (47.37%) Configuration Management
2 125 (46.99%) ITIL
3 82 (30.83%) Service Management
4 81 (30.45%) Microsoft
5 76 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 72 (27.07%) Windows
7 69 (25.94%) Service Delivery
8 68 (25.56%) ITSM
8 68 (25.56%) ServiceNow
9 61 (22.93%) Change Management
10 54 (20.30%) SQL
11 53 (19.92%) Finance
12 45 (16.92%) Active Directory
13 41 (15.41%) VMware
14 40 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
17 35 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (12.78%) HP
18 34 (12.78%) Office 365
19 32 (12.03%) Azure
19 32 (12.03%) Windows Server
20 31 (11.65%) SCCM
21 30 (11.28%) Degree
21 30 (11.28%) Security Cleared
22 29 (10.90%) Retail
23 28 (10.53%) Hyper-V
24 25 (9.40%) ITIL V3
24 25 (9.40%) Project 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 13 (4.89%) IIS
2 9 (3.38%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.01%) CMS
4 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.88%) SAS
6 4 (1.50%) Apache
6 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.78%) Office 365
2 32 (12.03%) Azure
3 23 (8.65%) SaaS
4 12 (4.51%) AWS
5 10 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.01%) IaaS
6 8 (3.01%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) GitHub
7 1 (0.38%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.89%) LAN
1 21 (7.89%) WAN
2 18 (6.77%) Firewall
3 17 (6.39%) Wireless
4 13 (4.89%) DHCP
4 13 (4.89%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.51%) SAN
6 11 (4.14%) Intranet
7 10 (3.76%) VLAN
8 9 (3.38%) DNS
9 8 (3.01%) VoIP
10 7 (2.63%) SNMP
10 7 (2.63%) VPN
11 6 (2.26%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.88%) Modbus
12 5 (1.88%) Network Security
13 4 (1.50%) ISDN
13 4 (1.50%) PBX
13 4 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.01%) DB2
3 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.50%) MySQL
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.13%) OLTP
6 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.38%) GIS
7 1 (0.38%) OLAP
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (19.92%) Finance
2 29 (10.90%) Retail
3 13 (4.89%) Legal
4 12 (4.51%) Public Sector
5 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.38%) Billing
7 7 (2.63%) Marketing
8 6 (2.26%) Banking
9 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.13%) Automotive
10 3 (1.13%) Electronics
11 2 (0.75%) Local Government
11 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (14.66%) Analyst
2 23 (8.65%) IT Manager
3 22 (8.27%) Administrator
3 22 (8.27%) Configuration Manager
4 20 (7.52%) Support Analyst
4 20 (7.52%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.14%) Architect
6 18 (6.77%) Desktop Support
7 15 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (5.64%) Service Manager
8 13 (4.89%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (4.51%) Applications Specialist
9 12 (4.51%) Asset and Configuration Manager
10 11 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.76%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (3.38%) Deskside Support
12 9 (3.38%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.38%) Support Manager
12 9 (3.38%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.26%) Ajax
1 6 (2.26%) HTML
1 6 (2.26%) XML
2 5 (1.88%) Web Services
3 4 (1.50%) SOAP
4 3 (1.13%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.75%) JSON
5 2 (0.75%) XHTML
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) ADO
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.38%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.38%) LAMP
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.76%) Wiki
5 8 (3.01%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.26%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.26%) e-Learning
6 6 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.88%) Handset
7 5 (1.88%) iPhone
7 5 (1.88%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.88%) User Experience
8 4 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.13%) NHS
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.07%) Windows
2 32 (12.03%) Windows Server
3 20 (7.52%) Windows 7
4 19 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.77%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.76%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.76%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.26%) Linux
9 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.13%) VMS
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.38%) CatOS
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (47.37%) Configuration Management
2 125 (46.99%) ITIL
3 82 (30.83%) Service Management
4 76 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 69 (25.94%) Service Delivery
6 68 (25.56%) ITSM
7 61 (22.93%) Change Management
8 40 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (9.40%) ITIL V3
11 25 (9.40%) Project Management
12 24 (9.02%) Project Delivery
13 23 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (8.65%) Incident Management
13 23 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (7.52%) Coaching
14 20 (7.52%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
15 19 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.30%) SQL
2 7 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.75%) ABAP
4 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.75%) C#
4 2 (0.75%) Java
4 2 (0.75%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) C
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) R
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
5 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (11.28%) Degree
1 30 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.64%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (4.89%) MCSE
4 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.51%) CCNA
5 12 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.26%) CCNP
7 6 (2.26%) MCP
8 5 (1.88%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.88%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.88%) PMP
9 3 (1.13%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.13%) MCITP
9 3 (1.13%) MCSA
9 3 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.38%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.65%) QA
2 10 (3.76%) SLA
3 6 (2.26%) GDPR
4 5 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.88%) PMO
5 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.38%) BS7799
System Software
1 45 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.89%) XenApp
5 11 (4.14%) vSphere
6 10 (3.76%) Firmware
7 9 (3.38%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.13%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.13%) Docker
8 3 (1.13%) vCloud
8 3 (1.13%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (11.65%) SCCM
2 11 (4.14%) OpenView
3 9 (3.38%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.01%) SCOM
5 5 (1.88%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.50%) WSUS
7 3 (1.13%) Nessus
7 3 (1.13%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.13%) Terraform
7 3 (1.13%) vRealize
8 2 (0.75%) Nagios
8 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.38%) Netcool
9 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (30.45%) Microsoft
2 68 (25.56%) ServiceNow
3 41 (15.41%) VMware
4 34 (12.78%) HP
5 24 (9.02%) Cisco
6 21 (7.89%) Citrix
7 20 (7.52%) Snow
8 17 (6.39%) Dell
9 15 (5.64%) Oracle
10 12 (4.51%) BMC
11 11 (4.14%) Dynatrace
12 10 (3.76%) NetApp
12 10 (3.76%) Symantec
12 10 (3.76%) Veeam
13 9 (3.38%) EqualLogic
13 9 (3.38%) Juniper
13 9 (3.38%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.01%) Adobe
14 8 (3.01%) Remedy
14 8 (3.01%) SAP