Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 845 852
Rank change year-on-year -32 +7 +67
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 312 427 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 194 229 318
UK median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,300 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year -21.05% +16.56% -7.39%

CMDB is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75389 82088 89961
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.83% 41.65% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57354 67162 71692
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -18 288 £44,000 -12.00% 28
UK excluding London -33 185 £37,500 -21.05% 24
London +65 117 £50,000 - 6
North of England +10 59 £26,500 -24.29% 9
North West -4 39 £26,500 -37.65% 5
South East +55 36 £45,000 -5.26% 12
East of England -4 34 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands -56 33 £41,000 -40.36% 1
West Midlands -62 30 £44,000 -37.14% 1
Yorkshire +25 17 £27,000 -20.59% 1
Wales +23 10 £24,000 -38.06%
South West -18 9 £43,125 +30.68%
Scotland +5 4 £65,000 +62.50% 2
North East +16 3 £31,500 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +15 3 £39,250 +30.83%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 186 (59.62%) ITIL
2 171 (54.81%) Configuration Management
3 121 (38.78%) Service Management
4 103 (33.01%) Microsoft
5 96 (30.77%) ITSM
6 93 (29.81%) Windows
7 90 (28.85%) Active Directory
8 85 (27.24%) Finance
9 80 (25.64%) Change Management
10 65 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 62 (19.87%) ServiceNow
12 59 (18.91%) VMware
13 58 (18.59%) Management Information System
13 58 (18.59%) Linux
14 55 (17.63%) Service Delivery
14 55 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 52 (16.67%) SQL
16 51 (16.35%) BMC
16 51 (16.35%) Degree
17 49 (15.71%) ITIL V3
17 49 (15.71%) HP
17 49 (15.71%) Project Management
18 48 (15.38%) Cisco
19 45 (14.42%) IT Strategy
20 43 (13.78%) Unix
21 42 (13.46%) SQL Server
22 41 (13.14%) DNS
22 41 (13.14%) Citrix
22 41 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
23 40 (12.82%) ITIL Certification

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 38 (12.18%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.01%) IIS
4 11 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.21%) Apache
5 10 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.56%) CMS
7 6 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.96%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.32%) Confluence
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (8.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (6.09%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.96%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Endur
4 1 (0.32%) Findur
4 1 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.81%) IaaS
4 12 (3.85%) PaaS
5 11 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.24%) Office 365
7 4 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.28%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.28%) Fastly
7 4 (1.28%) SaaS
7 4 (1.28%) Slack
8 2 (0.64%) G Suite
9 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.14%) DNS
2 27 (8.65%) Firewall
3 25 (8.01%) DHCP
4 17 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 16 (5.13%) LAN
6 15 (4.81%) WAN
7 14 (4.49%) SSL
8 12 (3.85%) VPN
9 11 (3.53%) iSCSI
10 9 (2.88%) Wireless
11 8 (2.56%) MPLS
11 8 (2.56%) SAN
12 7 (2.24%) LDAP
12 7 (2.24%) SSH
12 7 (2.24%) Telnet
13 6 (1.92%) BGP
13 6 (1.92%) PuTTY
13 6 (1.92%) SecureCRT
13 6 (1.92%) SNMP
14 5 (1.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.69%) MySQL
3 11 (3.53%) DB2
4 7 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.60%) Big Data
6 4 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.96%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.56%) Hudson
2 8 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.24%) JIRA
4 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.28%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.28%) Subversion
5 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.96%) Ant
6 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.96%) JUnit
6 3 (0.96%) Maven
6 3 (0.96%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.64%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.64%) PyUnit
General
1 85 (27.24%) Finance
2 34 (10.90%) Banking
3 27 (8.65%) Publishing
4 20 (6.41%) Law
5 14 (4.49%) Games
6 13 (4.17%) Retail
7 9 (2.88%) Legal
7 9 (2.88%) Marketing
8 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.28%) Back Office
9 4 (1.28%) Billing
10 3 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (15.71%) Administrator
2 44 (14.10%) Analyst
3 34 (10.90%) Service Manager
4 26 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
5 24 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 17 (5.45%) Developer
7 16 (5.13%) Configuration Analyst
8 15 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (4.81%) Asset and Configuration Manager
8 15 (4.81%) Remedy Administrator
9 14 (4.49%) Architect
9 14 (4.49%) Consultant
10 13 (4.17%) Finance Manager
10 13 (4.17%) Support Technician
10 13 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
11 12 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.53%) IT Manager
12 11 (3.53%) ServiceNow Developer
12 11 (3.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.77%) Web Services
2 14 (4.49%) SOAP
3 13 (4.17%) REST
4 9 (2.88%) XML
5 8 (2.56%) CSS
5 8 (2.56%) HTML
6 7 (2.24%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.60%) Middleware
7 5 (1.60%) Node.js
8 4 (1.28%) .NET
8 4 (1.28%) Serverless Framework
9 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.96%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.96%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (0.96%) Spring
9 3 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.32%) Ajax
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 58 (18.59%) Management Information System
3 34 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (8.01%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.81%) Virtual Team
6 14 (4.49%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.60%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.60%) Replication
9 5 (1.60%) User Experience
10 3 (0.96%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.32%) Celerra
11 1 (0.32%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.32%) IBM XIV
11 1 (0.32%) iSeries
11 1 (0.32%) Social Network
11 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (29.81%) Windows
2 58 (18.59%) Linux
3 43 (13.78%) Unix
4 27 (8.65%) Windows 7
5 26 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 26 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (6.41%) CentOS
8 16 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.88%) Solaris
11 5 (1.60%) AIX
12 4 (1.28%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.96%) HPUX
14 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.32%) Android
15 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (59.62%) ITIL
2 171 (54.81%) Configuration Management
3 121 (38.78%) Service Management
4 96 (30.77%) ITSM
5 80 (25.64%) Change Management
6 55 (17.63%) Service Delivery
7 49 (15.71%) ITIL V3
7 49 (15.71%) Project Management
8 45 (14.42%) IT Strategy
9 41 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (12.50%) Asset Management
11 38 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (10.58%) Line Management
14 32 (10.26%) Problem Management
15 31 (9.94%) PRINCE2
16 28 (8.97%) Incident Management
17 25 (8.01%) Presales
18 24 (7.69%) Operations Management
19 23 (7.37%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.67%) SQL
2 16 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.49%) Java
4 9 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.56%) Python
6 7 (2.24%) C#
7 5 (1.60%) Perl
8 4 (1.28%) VB
9 3 (0.96%) Delphi
9 3 (0.96%) PHP
9 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.96%) Ruby
9 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.64%) C
11 1 (0.32%) AWK
11 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.32%) Scala
11 1 (0.32%) sed
11 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (16.35%) Degree
2 40 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
3 36 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 23 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (7.05%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.17%) LPIC
7 13 (4.17%) MCSA
8 12 (3.85%) ISEB
8 12 (3.85%) MCSE
8 12 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 12 (3.85%) PMP
9 11 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.24%) CCNP
12 5 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.28%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.28%) MCP
14 3 (0.96%) CCNA
15 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.50%) SLA
2 11 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (2.88%) QA
4 8 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.28%) GDPR
6 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) GPG13
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 55 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.49%) Firmware
4 12 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.53%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.92%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.96%) Cronacle
7 3 (0.96%) Docker
7 3 (0.96%) vCloud
8 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (11.86%) SCCM
2 16 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 15 (4.81%) ServiceCenter
4 11 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 11 (3.53%) SCOM
4 11 (3.53%) SCVMM
5 9 (2.88%) Puppet
6 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.92%) Ansible
8 4 (1.28%) TADDM
9 3 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.96%) Salt
10 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.32%) BMC Performance Manager
11 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.32%) Control-M
11 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 62 (19.87%) ServiceNow
3 59 (18.91%) VMware
4 51 (16.35%) BMC
5 49 (15.71%) HP
6 48 (15.38%) Cisco
7 41 (13.14%) Citrix
8 29 (9.29%) IBM
9 28 (8.97%) Remedy
10 27 (8.65%) Oracle
11 25 (8.01%) Juniper
12 24 (7.69%) Red Hat
13 17 (5.45%) EMC
14 15 (4.81%) NetApp
15 13 (4.17%) CheckPoint
16 10 (3.21%) Computacenter
16 10 (3.21%) Dell
16 10 (3.21%) SAP
17 7 (2.24%) F5
17 7 (2.24%) SolarWinds