Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 825 567 816
Rank change year-on-year -258 +249 +60
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 211 140 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 162 116 197
10th Percentile £25,200 £25,950 £24,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,828
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £64,688 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,000 £91,875 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £58,750 £45,500
% change year-on-year -36.17% +29.12% +1.11%

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 48,959 17,784 49,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 35.93% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29,459 14,425 37,672
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for CMDB in the UK

CMDB
Top 17 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 September 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 -287 171 £50,000 -4.76% 46
UK excluding London -195 126 £37,500 -36.17% 27
London -198 70 £50,000 - 20
Work from Home -241 49 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South East -176 38 £50,250 -16.25% 7
North of England -107 26 £31,500 -48.57% 7
Scotland -78 20 £36,250 -7.94%
North West -79 13 £31,500 -48.57% 5
Midlands -125 11 £37,500 -14.29% 6
Wales -35 10 £26,500 -17.19% 1
East of England -90 10 £45,750 +38.64% 5
South West -98 10 £53,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 10 £46,500 -
East Midlands -64 7 £40,250 +113.95% 3
West Midlands -108 4 £35,000 -30.00% 3
North East - 3 £25,250 - 2
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 87 (41.23%) ITIL
2 70 (33.18%) Configuration Management
3 61 (28.91%) Social Skills
4 60 (28.44%) Service Management
5 53 (25.12%) ITSM
6 51 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (23.70%) Azure
7 50 (23.70%) ServiceNow
8 47 (22.27%) Microsoft
8 47 (22.27%) Migration
9 43 (20.38%) Windows
10 41 (19.43%) DevOps
11 40 (18.96%) IaaS
11 40 (18.96%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (18.48%) Change Management
13 36 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (17.06%) Microsoft 365
14 35 (16.59%) Service Delivery
15 33 (15.64%) SQL
16 31 (14.69%) SLA
17 30 (14.22%) Finance
18 29 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (13.27%) PaaS
19 28 (13.27%) Data Centre
20 27 (12.80%) ITIL 4
20 27 (12.80%) Project Management
21 26 (12.32%) Python
21 26 (12.32%) Private Cloud
22 25 (11.85%) Security Cleared
22 25 (11.85%) Active Directory

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 5 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.90%) SAS
2 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.95%) CMS
3 2 (0.95%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (8.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.42%) Relativity
2 3 (1.42%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.70%) Azure
2 40 (18.96%) IaaS
3 36 (17.06%) Microsoft 365
4 28 (13.27%) PaaS
5 23 (10.90%) AWS
6 18 (8.53%) SaaS
7 9 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (4.27%) Power Platform
7 9 (4.27%) Slack
8 8 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.84%) GCP
10 3 (1.42%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.42%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.47%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) SSL
1 12 (5.69%) VPN
2 9 (4.27%) DNS
3 8 (3.79%) DHCP
4 7 (3.32%) RFID
5 5 (2.37%) Firewall
5 5 (2.37%) Intranet
6 4 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.42%) 4G
7 3 (1.42%) Extranet
7 3 (1.42%) SAN
7 3 (1.42%) SMTP
7 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.95%) DOCSIS
8 2 (0.95%) DWDM
8 2 (0.95%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.95%) MPLS
8 2 (0.95%) Network Security
8 2 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.64%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (5.69%) Big Data
5 10 (4.74%) Tableau
6 9 (4.27%) MarkLogic
6 9 (4.27%) Power BI
7 8 (3.79%) Amazon Aurora
7 8 (3.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.79%) MySQL
7 8 (3.79%) OLTP
7 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.42%) OLAP
9 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.95%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (7.11%) JIRA
2 10 (4.74%) Bitbucket
3 9 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.27%) Gradle
3 9 (4.27%) Maven
4 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) Hudson
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (28.91%) Social Skills
2 51 (24.17%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.22%) Finance
4 18 (8.53%) Banking
5 15 (7.11%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.27%) Presentation Skills
6 9 (4.27%) Private Banking
6 9 (4.27%) Retail
7 7 (3.32%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (2.84%) Documentation Skills
8 6 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.84%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.90%) Billing
9 4 (1.90%) Legal
10 3 (1.42%) Law
10 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.95%) French Language
11 2 (0.95%) German Language
11 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (24.64%) Analyst
2 20 (9.48%) Support Analyst
3 17 (8.06%) Configuration Manager
4 15 (7.11%) Architect
5 12 (5.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (5.69%) Desktop Support
5 12 (5.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (5.69%) IT Support
5 12 (5.69%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) Consultant
7 10 (4.74%) Data Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (4.74%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (4.27%) IT Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) ITSM Consultant
8 9 (4.27%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (4.27%) Senior ITSM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.95%) Web Services
2 15 (7.11%) .NET
3 14 (6.64%) Kafka
3 14 (6.64%) LDAP
4 12 (5.69%) CSS
4 12 (5.69%) HTML
4 12 (5.69%) Middleware
5 11 (5.21%) Ajax
6 9 (4.27%) JMX
6 9 (4.27%) Swagger
7 8 (3.79%) SOAP
7 8 (3.79%) XML
8 7 (3.32%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (2.37%) REST
11 4 (1.90%) JDBC
11 4 (1.90%) ODBC
11 4 (1.90%) SAML
12 2 (0.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.32%) Private Cloud
3 22 (10.43%) Public Cloud
4 17 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 15 (7.11%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (4.27%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.37%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.37%) Cloud Native
8 5 (2.37%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (2.37%) Life Science
8 5 (2.37%) Replication
8 5 (2.37%) Social Media
9 4 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.42%) User Experience
10 3 (1.42%) Wiki
11 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.38%) Windows
2 18 (8.53%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.06%) Windows 10
4 14 (6.64%) Linux
5 10 (4.74%) Android
5 10 (4.74%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.37%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.42%) Unix
8 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.95%) CentOS
9 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (41.23%) ITIL
2 70 (33.18%) Configuration Management
3 60 (28.44%) Service Management
4 53 (25.12%) ITSM
5 47 (22.27%) Migration
6 41 (19.43%) DevOps
7 40 (18.96%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (18.48%) Change Management
9 36 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (16.59%) Service Delivery
11 29 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (12.80%) ITIL 4
12 27 (12.80%) Project Management
13 23 (10.90%) Asset Management
13 23 (10.90%) Customer Requirements
13 23 (10.90%) Mentoring
14 20 (9.48%) Incident Management
15 18 (8.53%) Cost Management
15 18 (8.53%) Performance Management
16 17 (8.06%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.64%) SQL
2 26 (12.32%) Python
3 15 (7.11%) Java
4 13 (6.16%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.21%) C#
6 10 (4.74%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.84%) VBScript
9 5 (2.37%) VBA
10 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.64%) Degree
4 5 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.69%) SLA
2 20 (9.48%) QA
3 10 (4.74%) GDPR
4 6 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.37%) PMO
6 4 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.42%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.95%) COBIT
9 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.84%) Docker
4 5 (2.37%) vCloud
5 3 (1.42%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (7.11%) SCCM
2 12 (5.69%) Ansible
3 10 (4.74%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.27%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (3.79%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (2.37%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.95%) SCOM
9 1 (0.47%) OpenView
9 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (23.70%) ServiceNow
2 47 (22.27%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.95%) Remedy
4 18 (8.53%) BMC
5 17 (8.06%) Oracle
6 11 (5.21%) HP
7 10 (4.74%) VMware
8 9 (4.27%) Cognos
9 6 (2.84%) Citrix
10 5 (2.37%) CommVault
10 5 (2.37%) Facebook
10 5 (2.37%) Instagram
10 5 (2.37%) Snow
10 5 (2.37%) Zerto
11 3 (1.42%) Cisco
11 3 (1.42%) IBM
11 3 (1.42%) iManage
11 3 (1.42%) Intapp
11 3 (1.42%) Mitel
11 3 (1.42%) Polycom