Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 661 767 863
Rank change year-on-year +106 +96 +39
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 102 261 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 109 187 177
Median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% -8.65% +5.05%
10th Percentile £35,925 £24,750 £23,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +41.18% +6.25% -20.00%

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 24,571 48,517 60,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.37% 38.48% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19,121 37,731 46,323
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

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 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 11 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 22 January 2021. 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 +101 95 £52,500 +10.53% 20
London +192 58 £52,000 -13.33% 12
UK excluding London +48 39 £60,000 +41.18% 9
Work from Home -41 21 £52,000 -25.71%
South East +79 19 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Midlands +46 15 £60,000 +71.43% 4
West Midlands +55 11 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Wales +47 3 £43,500 +65.71% 1
East Midlands +28 3 £42,500 +34.92% 2
East of England +107 1 £63,500 +10.43% 2
South West +65 1 £36,250 +61.11%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 57 (55.88%) ITIL
2 48 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 38 (37.25%) ServiceNow
4 27 (26.47%) ITSM
5 25 (24.51%) Service Management
6 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
7 22 (21.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 22 (21.57%) Remedy
8 21 (20.59%) BMC
9 19 (18.63%) SC Cleared
10 18 (17.65%) DevOps
10 18 (17.65%) Degree
10 18 (17.65%) Change Management
10 18 (17.65%) Web Services
11 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 17 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (16.67%) AWS
12 16 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (15.69%) Relational Database
12 16 (15.69%) Data Centre
13 15 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 15 (14.71%) HP
14 14 (13.73%) OLTP
14 14 (13.73%) LDAP
14 14 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
14 14 (13.73%) High Availability

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 3 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.67%) AWS
2 14 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (9.80%) SaaS
4 9 (8.82%) Azure
5 5 (4.90%) IaaS
6 2 (1.96%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) SSL
1 12 (11.76%) VPN
2 6 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.94%) LAN
3 3 (2.94%) WAN
3 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.96%) DHCP
4 2 (1.96%) DNS
4 2 (1.96%) Network Security
4 2 (1.96%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.96%) WLAN
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.73%) OLTP
3 3 (2.94%) OLAP
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.96%) Power BI
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.96%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Hudson
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Advertising
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Consultant
2 16 (15.69%) DBA
3 15 (14.71%) Developer
4 12 (11.76%) Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) AWS Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (11.76%) Cloud Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) DevOps Administrator
5 10 (9.80%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) ServiceNow Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (7.84%) Architect
8 7 (6.86%) ITSM Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Senior ITSM Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) IT Technician
10 5 (4.90%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) Web Services
2 14 (13.73%) LDAP
3 12 (11.76%) HTML
3 12 (11.76%) XML
4 11 (10.78%) Ajax
4 11 (10.78%) SOAP
5 10 (9.80%) CSS
6 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.96%) JDBC
6 2 (1.96%) ODBC
6 2 (1.96%) REST
6 2 (1.96%) SAML
6 2 (1.96%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.96%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.92%) Equities
4 4 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.96%) Blog
5 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.94%) Unix
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.88%) ITIL
2 48 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 27 (26.47%) ITSM
4 25 (24.51%) Service Management
5 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (17.65%) Change Management
6 18 (17.65%) DevOps
7 17 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (13.73%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (13.73%) High Availability
10 14 (13.73%) Observability
10 14 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (12.75%) Asset Management
11 13 (12.75%) Presales
11 13 (12.75%) Thought Leadership
12 12 (11.76%) IT Asset Management
13 11 (10.78%) People Management
13 11 (10.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.92%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) ABAP
3 2 (1.96%) Java
3 2 (1.96%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (17.65%) Degree
4 5 (4.90%) MCSE
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.92%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) MCP
5 4 (3.92%) MCSA
6 3 (2.94%) CAPM
6 3 (2.94%) CEH
6 3 (2.94%) CISSP
6 3 (2.94%) GSEC
6 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.94%) PMP
6 3 (2.94%) SSCP
7 2 (1.96%) CCNP
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) OCA
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.96%) Docker
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (5.88%) SCCM
3 4 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.96%) Ansible
4 2 (1.96%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.96%) Terraform
4 2 (1.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (1.96%) WSUS
5 1 (0.98%) Avamar
5 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.98%) Netcool
5 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (37.25%) ServiceNow
2 22 (21.57%) Remedy
3 21 (20.59%) BMC
4 15 (14.71%) HP
4 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle
6 6 (5.88%) VMware
7 4 (3.92%) Cisco
7 4 (3.92%) Dell
7 4 (3.92%) Polycom
7 4 (3.92%) SAP
8 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.96%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) Cognos
8 2 (1.96%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.96%) IBM
8 2 (1.96%) Snow
8 2 (1.96%) Tanium
8 2 (1.96%) Trend Micro
8 2 (1.96%) Veeam