Period
to 18 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 793 679 782
Rank change year-on-year -114 +103 +90
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 262 97 264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.44% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 167 86 185
10th Percentile £25,530 £35,588 £24,750
25th Percentile £38,125 £46,438 £31,828
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.90% +10.53% -9.52%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £70,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -29.17% +41.18% +6.25%

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 51,851 21,987 43,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.71% 35.42% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30,498 17,389 34,183
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £30,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,064 £46,000
% change year-on-year +1.91% +6.66% +2.22%

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 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 17 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 January 2022. 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 -90 241 £51,500 -1.90% 43
UK excluding London -84 139 £42,500 -29.17% 26
London -175 103 £51,500 -1.90% 18
Work from Home -149 79 £62,500 +20.19% 6
South East -80 53 £52,500 -25.00% 8
North of England - 34 £34,500 - 7
Yorkshire - 17 £43,500 - 1
South West -43 16 £52,500 +44.83% 2
Midlands -98 16 £42,500 -29.17% 5
East Midlands -49 14 £42,500 +8.28% 1
North West - 13 £22,000 - 5
East of England -79 12 £27,700 -56.38% 3
Scotland - 5 £55,000 - 1
North East - 4 £47,625 - 1
Wales -37 2 £26,500 -39.08%
West Midlands -73 2 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 142 (54.20%) ITIL
2 99 (37.79%) ITSM
3 96 (36.64%) Service Management
4 90 (34.35%) Configuration Management
5 85 (32.44%) Social Skills
6 69 (26.34%) ServiceNow
7 67 (25.57%) Microsoft 365
8 65 (24.81%) Windows
9 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
10 56 (21.37%) Finance
11 53 (20.23%) Azure
12 52 (19.85%) Asset Management
13 49 (18.70%) Service Delivery
13 49 (18.70%) Change Management
14 48 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (16.41%) Active Directory
16 41 (15.65%) SaaS
17 38 (14.50%) Windows Server
18 37 (14.12%) DevOps
19 36 (13.74%) Windows 10
20 35 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (13.36%) AWS
21 33 (12.60%) Continuous Improvement
21 33 (12.60%) Degree
22 32 (12.21%) Project Management
22 32 (12.21%) SQL
23 30 (11.45%) SLA
23 30 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
24 29 (11.07%) Disaster Recovery
24 29 (11.07%) Mentoring

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 14 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.29%) IIS
3 4 (1.53%) CMS
3 4 (1.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 67 (25.57%) Microsoft 365
2 53 (20.23%) Azure
3 41 (15.65%) SaaS
4 35 (13.36%) AWS
5 25 (9.54%) IaaS
6 17 (6.49%) PaaS
7 15 (5.73%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (3.44%) Slack
9 7 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.91%) GCP
11 4 (1.53%) Azure Storage
12 3 (1.15%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.38%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.87%) VPN
2 13 (4.96%) SSL
2 13 (4.96%) Unified Communications
3 12 (4.58%) DHCP
3 12 (4.58%) DNS
3 12 (4.58%) Firewall
4 11 (4.20%) LAN
4 11 (4.20%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (4.20%) WAN
5 7 (2.67%) RFID
5 7 (2.67%) SAN
5 7 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.67%) Wireless
6 6 (2.29%) Network Security
6 6 (2.29%) PBX
7 5 (1.91%) Intranet
7 5 (1.91%) WLAN
8 4 (1.53%) ISDN
8 4 (1.53%) MPLS
8 4 (1.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.16%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.11%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (5.73%) Amazon Aurora
4 15 (5.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (5.73%) OLTP
4 15 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.20%) MySQL
7 9 (3.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 9 (3.44%) Big Data
7 9 (3.44%) MarkLogic
8 8 (3.05%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.15%) Power BI
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (4.20%) JIRA
2 9 (3.44%) Bitbucket
2 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.44%) Gradle
2 9 (3.44%) Maven
3 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (32.44%) Social Skills
2 56 (21.37%) Finance
3 35 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.63%) Banking
4 20 (7.63%) Marketing
5 16 (6.11%) Telecoms
6 14 (5.34%) Organisational Skills
7 12 (4.58%) Presentation Skills
8 10 (3.82%) Retail
9 9 (3.44%) Private Banking
10 7 (2.67%) Legal
11 6 (2.29%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (2.29%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (1.91%) Advertising
12 5 (1.91%) Multimedia
12 5 (1.91%) Public Sector
13 4 (1.53%) Billing
13 4 (1.53%) Law
14 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (17.18%) Analyst
2 26 (9.92%) Desktop Support
2 26 (9.92%) IT Support
3 23 (8.78%) Administrator
4 21 (8.02%) DBA
5 19 (7.25%) Service Manager
5 19 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 17 (6.49%) IT Manager
6 17 (6.49%) Service Analyst
6 17 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.49%) Support Manager
7 15 (5.73%) Architect
7 15 (5.73%) Configuration Manager
7 15 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (5.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (4.96%) Field Engineer
9 13 (4.96%) IT Support Manager
10 12 (4.58%) Field Service Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.63%) Web Services
2 18 (6.87%) HTML
3 15 (5.73%) CSS
3 15 (5.73%) LDAP
3 15 (5.73%) XML
4 10 (3.82%) Ajax
4 10 (3.82%) Middleware
5 9 (3.44%) JMX
5 9 (3.44%) Kafka
5 9 (3.44%) SOAP
5 9 (3.44%) Swagger
6 7 (2.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.91%) REST
7 5 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.53%) JDBC
8 4 (1.53%) JSON
8 4 (1.53%) ODBC
8 4 (1.53%) SAML
9 2 (0.76%) .NET
9 2 (0.76%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.31%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (8.78%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.02%) User Experience
4 19 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.73%) Private Cloud
6 11 (4.20%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.05%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.53%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.15%) Wiki
11 2 (0.76%) Clustering
11 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.76%) Life Science
11 2 (0.76%) Replication
11 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.38%) CCTV
12 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.81%) Windows
2 38 (14.50%) Windows Server
3 36 (13.74%) Windows 10
4 15 (5.73%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.05%) Android
5 8 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.05%) Linux
5 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (1.91%) Unix
8 2 (0.76%) CentOS
8 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (54.20%) ITIL
2 99 (37.79%) ITSM
3 96 (36.64%) Service Management
4 90 (34.35%) Configuration Management
5 52 (19.85%) Asset Management
6 49 (18.70%) Change Management
6 49 (18.70%) Service Delivery
7 48 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (14.12%) DevOps
9 33 (12.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (12.21%) Project Management
11 30 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (11.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (11.07%) Mentoring
13 28 (10.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (9.54%) Knowledge Management
14 25 (9.54%) Problem Management
15 24 (9.16%) ITIL V3
15 24 (9.16%) Migration
15 24 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.21%) SQL
2 17 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.96%) Python
5 9 (3.44%) Java
6 4 (1.53%) R
7 3 (1.15%) Bash
7 3 (1.15%) C#
8 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) C
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (12.60%) Degree
2 19 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.91%) CCNP
6 5 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.15%) MCITP
8 3 (1.15%) MCSE
9 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.76%) HND
10 1 (0.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.45%) SLA
2 16 (6.11%) QA
3 7 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.29%) GxP
5 5 (1.91%) GDPR
6 4 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.15%) GRC
8 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.29%) vSphere
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.53%) XenApp
6 3 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) Docker
7 1 (0.38%) NFS
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) SCCM
2 11 (4.20%) Ansible
3 10 (3.82%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (3.44%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (3.44%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (2.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.29%) WSUS
6 5 (1.91%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.53%) Nessus
7 4 (1.53%) Stealthwatch
7 4 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.53%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.15%) Terraform
9 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.76%) Puppet
10 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 69 (26.34%) ServiceNow
2 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.31%) Oracle
4 24 (9.16%) VMware
5 19 (7.25%) HP
6 17 (6.49%) Cisco
6 17 (6.49%) Remedy
7 16 (6.11%) BMC
8 9 (3.44%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.67%) Citrix
9 7 (2.67%) Dell
9 7 (2.67%) Palo Alto
9 7 (2.67%) SAP
9 7 (2.67%) Snow
10 6 (2.29%) SOTI
10 6 (2.29%) Veeam
11 5 (1.91%) Mitel
11 5 (1.91%) Workday
12 4 (1.53%) Siemens
13 3 (1.15%) PeopleSoft