Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 781 862 913
Rank change year-on-year +81 +51 -61
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 300 329 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 201 192 203
UK median annual salary £48,450 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.46% +13.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,300 £21,325
90th Percentile £72,000 £86,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year +2.22% +6.51% -11.05%

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 54,909 65,980 71,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 39.40% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41,191 50,506 53,322
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +72 273 £47,500 -9.52% 43
UK excluding London +67 215 £46,000 +2.22% 37
South East +43 75 £48,450 +7.67% 7
London +39 70 £51,000 -21.54% 10
Midlands +24 54 £35,000 -22.22% 12
North of England +31 47 £47,500 -11.63% 9
West Midlands +9 35 £50,000 +8.11% 6
Yorkshire +25 26 £47,500 +13.10% 8
East Midlands +17 19 £25,500 -43.33% 6
South West +19 15 £23,500 -12.15% 2
North West +35 14 £39,803 -27.63% 1
East of England +74 11 £55,000 +29.41% 3
North East +31 7 £52,101 +108.40%
Wales +9 7 £28,500 -36.67%
Scotland +7 6 £51,570 -4.06% 3

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 201 (67.00%) ITIL
2 137 (45.67%) Configuration Management
3 94 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 94 (31.33%) Change Management
4 93 (31.00%) ITSM
5 88 (29.33%) Windows
6 75 (25.00%) Finance
7 73 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (24.00%) Service Management
9 70 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (22.33%) ServiceNow
11 64 (21.33%) Asset Management
12 63 (21.00%) SQL
13 61 (20.33%) Active Directory
14 59 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
15 54 (18.00%) Service Delivery
16 50 (16.67%) Degree
17 49 (16.33%) Remedy
17 49 (16.33%) BMC
18 48 (16.00%) Project Management
18 48 (16.00%) VMware
19 45 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
19 45 (15.00%) SCCM
19 45 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 45 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
20 42 (14.00%) LAN
20 42 (14.00%) WAN
21 40 (13.33%) Windows Server
22 39 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
23 38 (12.67%) Management Information System

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 25 (8.33%) IIS
2 15 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.00%) CMS
4 4 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (8.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 45 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.67%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.67%) SaaS
2 33 (11.00%) Office 365
3 32 (10.67%) Azure
4 17 (5.67%) AWS
5 13 (4.33%) IaaS
6 12 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Akamai
8 1 (0.33%) Apigee
8 1 (0.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.00%) LAN
1 42 (14.00%) WAN
2 31 (10.33%) DNS
3 30 (10.00%) Firewall
4 26 (8.67%) DHCP
4 26 (8.67%) Wireless
5 25 (8.33%) SAN
6 24 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 20 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (5.33%) VPN
9 15 (5.00%) ISDN
9 15 (5.00%) MPLS
9 15 (5.00%) NGN
9 15 (5.00%) PBX
9 15 (5.00%) Skype
10 9 (3.00%) Intranet
10 9 (3.00%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.67%) VLAN
12 7 (2.33%) VoIP
13 6 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.33%) OLAP
3 8 (2.67%) DB2
4 5 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.67%) MySQL
7 2 (0.67%) OLTP
7 2 (0.67%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.33%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.67%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 75 (25.00%) Finance
2 31 (10.33%) Retail
3 14 (4.67%) Legal
4 12 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.67%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.67%) Marketing
7 7 (2.33%) Banking
8 6 (2.00%) Billing
9 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.33%) Electronics
11 3 (1.00%) Advertising
11 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.00%) Local Government
11 3 (1.00%) Military
11 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.67%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (13.00%) Analyst
2 31 (10.33%) Configuration Manager
3 26 (8.67%) Applications Support
4 25 (8.33%) Architect
5 22 (7.33%) IT Manager
6 21 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.33%) Applications Engineer
9 15 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
10 14 (4.67%) Asset and Configuration Manager
11 12 (4.00%) Consultant
11 12 (4.00%) Service Analyst
11 12 (4.00%) Service Manager
11 12 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (3.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (3.67%) Senior Consultant
12 11 (3.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 11 (3.67%) Software Manager
13 10 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.67%) Web Services
2 8 (2.67%) SOAP
3 6 (2.00%) REST
3 6 (2.00%) SAML
4 3 (1.00%) LDAP
4 3 (1.00%) XML
5 2 (0.67%) CSS
5 2 (0.67%) HTML
5 2 (0.67%) JDBC
5 2 (0.67%) ODBC
6 1 (0.33%) Ajax
6 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.33%) DHTML
6 1 (0.33%) HTML5
6 1 (0.33%) jQuery
6 1 (0.33%) Middleware
6 1 (0.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.67%) Management Information System
3 27 (9.00%) Data Centre
4 19 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (5.67%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.67%) User Experience
7 9 (3.00%) NHS
7 9 (3.00%) Wiki
8 6 (2.00%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.00%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.00%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.00%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.67%) iPhone
9 5 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.33%) Handset
10 4 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.00%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (29.33%) Windows
2 40 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 35 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (10.67%) Windows 7
5 31 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (8.67%) Windows 10
7 18 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.33%) Linux
10 7 (2.33%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.00%) Unix
12 4 (1.33%) VMS
13 3 (1.00%) CentOS
13 3 (1.00%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) Debian
14 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (67.00%) ITIL
2 137 (45.67%) Configuration Management
3 94 (31.33%) Change Management
4 93 (31.00%) ITSM
5 73 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (24.00%) Service Management
7 70 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (21.33%) Asset Management
9 54 (18.00%) Service Delivery
10 48 (16.00%) Project Management
11 45 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (12.33%) Problem Management
13 28 (9.33%) ITIL V3
14 26 (8.67%) Incident Management
14 26 (8.67%) Process Improvement
15 25 (8.33%) Migration
15 25 (8.33%) Project Delivery
16 24 (8.00%) Validation
17 23 (7.67%) Customer Requirements
17 23 (7.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.00%) SQL
2 6 (2.00%) C
2 6 (2.00%) Java
2 6 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.00%) Python
5 2 (0.67%) ABAP
5 2 (0.67%) Java 9
5 2 (0.67%) Perl
5 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (16.67%) Degree
2 22 (7.33%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (6.67%) CCNA
3 20 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.33%) CCNP
6 15 (5.00%) MCSE
6 15 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.67%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.67%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.00%) GIAC
11 3 (1.00%) MCSA
11 3 (1.00%) SANS
12 2 (0.67%) CISSP
13 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.33%) SLA
2 9 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (2.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.33%) GDPR
6 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.33%) PMO
7 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 61 (20.33%) Active Directory
2 45 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.33%) vSphere
5 15 (5.00%) XenApp
6 5 (1.67%) Docker
7 4 (1.33%) vCloud
7 4 (1.33%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.67%) Firmware
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 45 (15.00%) SCCM
2 19 (6.33%) WSUS
3 9 (3.00%) Nessus
4 7 (2.33%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.67%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.67%) Nagios
6 5 (1.67%) SCOM
7 4 (1.33%) Terraform
7 4 (1.33%) vRealize
8 3 (1.00%) Netcool
8 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.67%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.67%) Netcool/Proviso
9 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.67%) TeMIP
10 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 94 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 67 (22.33%) ServiceNow
3 49 (16.33%) BMC
3 49 (16.33%) Remedy
4 48 (16.00%) VMware
5 36 (12.00%) Oracle
6 34 (11.33%) Citrix
7 30 (10.00%) HP
8 20 (6.67%) Cisco
9 19 (6.33%) Mitel
10 18 (6.00%) Dell
11 17 (5.67%) IBM
12 16 (5.33%) Veeam
13 15 (5.00%) Siemens
13 15 (5.00%) Snow
14 11 (3.67%) SAP
15 9 (3.00%) Apple
16 8 (2.67%) SolarWinds
17 6 (2.00%) Dynatrace
18 5 (1.67%) Fujitsu