Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 877 855
Rank change year-on-year +26 -22 +10
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 335 314 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 192 195 230
UK median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.06% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,325 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £85,750 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.81% -21.58% +16.56%

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 73,712 78,335 85,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 44.26% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56,975 59,865 70,246
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +42 316 £50,625 +15.38% 29
UK excluding London +45 205 £45,000 +20.81% 18
London +46 121 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Midlands +66 77 £45,000 +9.76% 1
South East +36 64 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands +66 62 £36,000 -18.18% 1
North of England -8 29 £55,000 +107.55% 6
East of England -11 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +25 15 £45,000 +14.65%
North West -4 15 £55,000 +107.55% 4
Yorkshire +22 13 £35,000 +29.63%
Wales -1 8 £45,000 +87.50% 1
South West -19 7 £27,500 -37.14% 3
Scotland -5 4 £53,750 -17.31% 1
North East -21 1 £25,000 -20.63% 2

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 216 (64.48%) ITIL
2 143 (42.69%) Service Management
3 122 (36.42%) Configuration Management
4 114 (34.03%) ServiceNow
5 97 (28.96%) ITSM
6 88 (26.27%) ITIL V3
7 74 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 73 (21.79%) Degree
9 70 (20.90%) Asset Management
10 68 (20.30%) Finance
11 66 (19.70%) Service Delivery
12 61 (18.21%) Windows
13 59 (17.61%) VMware
13 59 (17.61%) Data Centre
14 54 (16.12%) BMC
15 51 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
16 50 (14.93%) Project Management
17 49 (14.63%) Remedy
17 49 (14.63%) Change Management
18 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
19 47 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 44 (13.13%) Computer Science
20 44 (13.13%) Citrix
20 44 (13.13%) Oracle
20 44 (13.13%) Presales
21 43 (12.84%) Computer Science Degree
21 43 (12.84%) Linux
22 41 (12.24%) Management Information System
23 39 (11.64%) PRINCE2
23 39 (11.64%) Web Services

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 17 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.58%) CMS
3 10 (2.99%) Apache
3 10 (2.99%) Confluence
3 10 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.69%) IIS
5 8 (2.39%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (10.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (11.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.60%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.30%) Endur
5 1 (0.30%) Findur
5 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.30%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (8.66%) PaaS
4 28 (8.36%) IaaS
5 15 (4.48%) Office 365
6 13 (3.88%) SaaS
7 9 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.85%) Firewall
2 20 (5.97%) LAN
2 20 (5.97%) WAN
3 18 (5.37%) Wireless
4 17 (5.07%) DNS
5 11 (3.28%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.99%) SNMP
7 8 (2.39%) SSL
7 8 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (2.09%) Modbus
8 7 (2.09%) Network Security
8 7 (2.09%) SAN
9 5 (1.49%) Broadband
9 5 (1.49%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (1.49%) HTTP
9 5 (1.49%) Skype
9 5 (1.49%) VPN
10 4 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.06%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.18%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.88%) Informix
6 11 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.39%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.39%) NuoDB
8 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.19%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.90%) MySQL
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.88%) JIRA
3 9 (2.69%) Toad
4 5 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.19%) Subversion
6 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 68 (20.30%) Finance
2 28 (8.36%) Banking
2 28 (8.36%) Publishing
3 15 (4.48%) Retail
4 13 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.69%) Games
8 8 (2.39%) Billing
8 8 (2.39%) Front Office
9 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (22.69%) Analyst
2 40 (11.94%) Administrator
3 35 (10.45%) Architect
4 28 (8.36%) IT Manager
5 25 (7.46%) Configuration Manager
6 22 (6.57%) DBA
6 22 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.07%) Configuration Analyst
8 17 (5.07%) Oracle DBA
9 15 (4.48%) Software Asset Manager
9 15 (4.48%) Software Manager
10 14 (4.18%) Change Manager
11 12 (3.58%) Service Manager
12 11 (3.28%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.69%) Consultant
13 9 (2.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 9 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.69%) Technical Specialist
14 8 (2.39%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.64%) Web Services
2 14 (4.18%) Middleware
3 9 (2.69%) AngularJS
4 8 (2.39%) JMS
4 8 (2.39%) REST
4 8 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (2.39%) XML
5 7 (2.09%) HTML
6 6 (1.79%) SOAP
7 5 (1.49%) CSS
8 4 (1.19%) .NET
8 4 (1.19%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.19%) J2EE
8 4 (1.19%) JSON
9 3 (0.90%) SAML
10 2 (0.60%) Ajax
10 2 (0.60%) jQuery
10 2 (0.60%) OAuth
11 1 (0.30%) DOM
11 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 51 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (13.13%) Computer Science
4 41 (12.24%) Management Information System
5 38 (11.34%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.39%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.39%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.09%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.19%) iPhone
10 3 (0.90%) BYOD
10 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Clustering
11 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
12 1 (0.30%) iPad
12 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.21%) Windows
2 43 (12.84%) Linux
3 32 (9.55%) Unix
4 29 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.27%) Windows Server
6 17 (5.07%) Solaris
7 11 (3.28%) Windows 10
8 10 (2.99%) CentOS
9 7 (2.09%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.30%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (64.48%) ITIL
2 143 (42.69%) Service Management
3 122 (36.42%) Configuration Management
4 97 (28.96%) ITSM
5 88 (26.27%) ITIL V3
6 74 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 70 (20.90%) Asset Management
8 66 (19.70%) Service Delivery
9 50 (14.93%) Project Management
10 49 (14.63%) Change Management
11 44 (13.13%) Presales
12 39 (11.64%) PRINCE2
13 38 (11.34%) Capacity Planning
14 37 (11.04%) Due Diligence
15 36 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (10.75%) Line Management
16 35 (10.45%) Release Management
17 34 (10.15%) Requirements Analysis
18 33 (9.85%) IT Strategy
18 33 (9.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.75%) SQL
2 19 (5.67%) JavaScript
3 18 (5.37%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.78%) Python
5 9 (2.69%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.09%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.79%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) C
8 2 (0.60%) Java
8 2 (0.60%) Perl
8 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 73 (21.79%) Degree
2 43 (12.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (7.76%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (6.87%) ISEB
4 23 (6.87%) PMI Certification
4 23 (6.87%) PMP
5 20 (5.97%) CEH
5 20 (5.97%) CISSP
5 20 (5.97%) CompTIA Security+
6 16 (4.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (4.48%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.18%) MCP
9 11 (3.28%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.39%) CCNP
13 7 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (1.79%) OCA
14 6 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 32 (9.55%) SLA
2 20 (5.97%) GPG13
3 17 (5.07%) GDPR
4 13 (3.88%) QA
5 8 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.49%) COBIT
7 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.60%) PMO
10 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (9.25%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.37%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (4.48%) Docker
5 13 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (3.58%) Firmware
7 6 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.19%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.90%) vSphere
10 2 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.30%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 36 (10.75%) SCCM
2 16 (4.78%) NetBackup
2 16 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.48%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (3.88%) Ansible
4 13 (3.88%) Puppet
5 12 (3.58%) Control-M
5 12 (3.58%) Unicenter
6 11 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.69%) SCVMM
8 7 (2.09%) Nagios
9 6 (1.79%) Xymon
10 5 (1.49%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.19%) Cacti
11 4 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
11 4 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.19%) TADDM
11 4 (1.19%) WSUS
12 3 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 114 (34.03%) ServiceNow
2 59 (17.61%) VMware
3 54 (16.12%) BMC
4 49 (14.63%) Remedy
5 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
6 44 (13.13%) Citrix
6 44 (13.13%) Oracle
7 29 (8.66%) NetApp
7 29 (8.66%) Red Hat
8 25 (7.46%) EMC
9 21 (6.27%) CheckPoint
10 20 (5.97%) IBM
11 19 (5.67%) Snow
12 16 (4.78%) CA
13 10 (2.99%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.99%) Symantec
13 10 (2.99%) Veritas
14 9 (2.69%) Cisco
14 9 (2.69%) HP
14 9 (2.69%) Sybase