Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 914 817
Rank change year-on-year +101 -97 +96
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 332 294 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 183 204 212
UK median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.17% +10.00% +12.50%

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 72,174 79,780 79,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.24% 44.34% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56,055 60,242 64,939
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 16 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 20 November 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 +77 307 £52,500 +5.00% 33
UK excluding London +99 214 £41,000 -17.17% 26
London +64 110 £65,000 +25.00% 9
Midlands +86 80 £35,000 -17.65% 3
South East +22 67 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Midlands +73 65 £35,000 -26.32% 3
North of England +11 34 £53,750 +39.50% 11
Yorkshire +36 19 £52,500 +69.35% 10
East Midlands +28 15 £32,250 -17.83%
North West +8 14 £55,000 +107.55%
South West 0 12 £26,500 -36.90% 2
Wales +17 10 £45,000 +87.50%
Scotland +10 7 - - 2
East of England +10 5 £26,975 -46.05% 3
Northern Ireland +1 1 £45,000 +50.00%
North East -6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 207 (62.35%) ITIL
2 135 (40.66%) Service Management
3 124 (37.35%) Configuration Management
4 96 (28.92%) ITSM
5 93 (28.01%) ServiceNow
6 85 (25.60%) ITIL V3
7 82 (24.70%) Windows
8 68 (20.48%) Finance
9 62 (18.67%) Degree
10 61 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (18.37%) Linux
11 60 (18.07%) VMware
11 60 (18.07%) Service Delivery
11 60 (18.07%) Data Centre
12 59 (17.77%) SQL
13 57 (17.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 57 (17.17%) Windows Server
14 54 (16.27%) Change Management
15 53 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 52 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
16 52 (15.66%) Oracle
17 49 (14.76%) Web Services
17 49 (14.76%) Project Management
18 48 (14.46%) Asset Management
19 46 (13.86%) Scrum
20 44 (13.25%) Red Hat
20 44 (13.25%) Release Management
21 42 (12.65%) Firewall
22 41 (12.35%) Citrix
23 40 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 24 (7.23%) Confluence
2 22 (6.63%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.82%) CMS
4 14 (4.22%) IIS
5 12 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.01%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.60%) Apache
8 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (8.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (6.63%) IaaS
4 20 (6.02%) Office 365
5 19 (5.72%) PaaS
6 14 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.01%) SaaS
8 3 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.65%) Firewall
2 33 (9.94%) LAN
3 32 (9.64%) WAN
4 26 (7.83%) Wireless
5 19 (5.72%) Network Security
6 14 (4.22%) DHCP
7 13 (3.92%) SNMP
7 13 (3.92%) WLAN
8 12 (3.61%) DNS
8 12 (3.61%) Modbus
8 12 (3.61%) MPLS
8 12 (3.61%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.61%) VLAN
9 11 (3.31%) SAN
9 11 (3.31%) VPN
10 10 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (2.71%) Skype
11 9 (2.71%) SSL
11 9 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.05%) Oracle Database
2 39 (11.75%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 24 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.52%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.92%) Informix
6 12 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.41%) NuoDB
9 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.90%) MySQL
12 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.23%) Git (software)
1 24 (7.23%) JIRA
2 9 (2.71%) Toad
3 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 68 (20.48%) Finance
2 26 (7.83%) Publishing
3 25 (7.53%) Banking
4 18 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.92%) Retail
6 6 (1.81%) Games
7 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.20%) Legal
7 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.90%) Billing
8 3 (0.90%) Front Office
8 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (26.81%) Analyst
2 37 (11.14%) Administrator
3 35 (10.54%) Architect
3 35 (10.54%) Support Analyst
4 32 (9.64%) IT Manager
5 23 (6.93%) Configuration Analyst
5 23 (6.93%) DBA
6 17 (5.12%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.52%) Software Asset Manager
7 15 (4.52%) Software Manager
8 14 (4.22%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (3.31%) Presales Engineer
10 10 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (3.01%) IT Analyst
10 10 (3.01%) Service Manager
11 9 (2.71%) Change Manager
11 9 (2.71%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (2.71%) Technical Support
11 9 (2.71%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.76%) Web Services
2 24 (7.23%) Middleware
3 22 (6.63%) JMS
3 22 (6.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.81%) LDAP
6 4 (1.20%) HTML
7 3 (0.90%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.90%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.90%) SAML
7 3 (0.90%) SOAP
8 2 (0.60%) Ajax
8 2 (0.60%) CSS
8 2 (0.60%) J2EE
8 2 (0.60%) jQuery
8 2 (0.60%) OAuth
8 2 (0.60%) REST
8 2 (0.60%) XML
9 1 (0.30%) DOM
9 1 (0.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 52 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (11.75%) Computer Science
4 37 (11.14%) Management Information System
5 26 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.51%) BYOD
7 5 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Clustering
8 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.60%) EPoS
8 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.30%) Fintech
9 1 (0.30%) Online Games
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 82 (24.70%) Windows
2 61 (18.37%) Linux
3 57 (17.17%) Windows Server
4 40 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (8.43%) Unix
6 26 (7.83%) CentOS
7 20 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (5.72%) Solaris
9 17 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.71%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.41%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.60%) Android
14 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.60%) VME
15 1 (0.30%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (62.35%) ITIL
2 135 (40.66%) Service Management
3 124 (37.35%) Configuration Management
4 96 (28.92%) ITSM
5 85 (25.60%) ITIL V3
6 61 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (18.07%) Service Delivery
8 57 (17.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 54 (16.27%) Change Management
10 49 (14.76%) Project Management
11 48 (14.46%) Asset Management
12 46 (13.86%) Scrum
13 44 (13.25%) Release Management
14 39 (11.75%) Capacity Planning
14 39 (11.75%) Presales
15 38 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (10.54%) Root Cause Analysis
17 34 (10.24%) Data Protection
18 32 (9.64%) DevOps
19 29 (8.73%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.77%) SQL
2 30 (9.04%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.04%) Python
3 27 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.71%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.81%) C
7 4 (1.20%) Perl
7 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.60%) Java
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
9 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (18.67%) Degree
2 31 (9.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.12%) CEH
4 17 (5.12%) CISSP
4 17 (5.12%) CompTIA Security+
4 17 (5.12%) ISEB
4 17 (5.12%) PMI Certification
4 17 (5.12%) PMP
5 16 (4.82%) CCNA
5 16 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (4.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (3.92%) CCNP
8 11 (3.31%) LPIC
8 11 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.01%) MCP
9 10 (3.01%) MCSA
9 10 (3.01%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.71%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.94%) GDPR
1 33 (9.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (8.43%) SLA
3 17 (5.12%) GPG13
4 11 (3.31%) QA
5 6 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.81%) PMO
6 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.14%) Active Directory
3 29 (8.73%) Docker
4 14 (4.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (3.31%) Firmware
7 7 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.51%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.20%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.90%) vSphere
12 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.60%) XenApp
13 1 (0.30%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 29 (8.73%) Puppet
2 27 (8.13%) Ansible
2 27 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (3.92%) NetBackup
5 12 (3.61%) Control-M
5 12 (3.61%) Unicenter
6 11 (3.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (3.01%) SCCM
8 7 (2.11%) Nagios
9 6 (1.81%) Xymon
10 5 (1.51%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.90%) Cacti
11 3 (0.90%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.90%) SCOM
11 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.60%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 93 (28.01%) ServiceNow
2 60 (18.07%) VMware
3 52 (15.66%) Oracle
4 44 (13.25%) Red Hat
5 41 (12.35%) Citrix
6 35 (10.54%) Microsoft
7 29 (8.73%) Remedy
8 28 (8.43%) BMC
9 26 (7.83%) NetApp
10 23 (6.93%) EMC
11 22 (6.63%) Cisco
11 22 (6.63%) Splunk
12 18 (5.42%) CA
12 18 (5.42%) CheckPoint
12 18 (5.42%) Snow
13 11 (3.31%) HP
13 11 (3.31%) Palo Alto
14 9 (2.71%) IBM
14 9 (2.71%) Sybase
14 9 (2.71%) Symantec