Period
to 8 May 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 8 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
UK
6 months to
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 711 724 816
Rank change year-on-year +13 +92 +90
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 165 227 297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 138 155 211
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,850 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,725 £33,813 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,125 £65,625
90th Percentile £80,525 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -25.84% +4.50% +25.00%

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 32,236 34,521 50,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.39% 34.46% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21,955 27,202 38,591
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

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 8 May 2021.

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 8 May 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 +3 132 £54,000 +3.35% 27
UK excluding London -29 89 £38,750 -25.84% 27
London +97 63 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +2 40 £55,000 -7.56% 9
Work from Home -125 35 £53,250 +6.50% 4
Wales +38 15 £26,500 -7.02% 1
Scotland -10 10 £33,750 -10.00% 5
Midlands -18 10 £42,500 -10.53% 3
North of England -6 6 £42,000 -32.80% 5
South West -27 6 £33,819 - 3
East Midlands +1 5 £40,000 -15.79% 1
West Midlands -5 5 £42,500 - 2
North West +21 3 £79,500 +27.20% 3
Yorkshire -4 3 £27,500 -24.14% 1
East of England +20 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 8 May 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 (52.73%) ITIL
2 69 (41.82%) ServiceNow
3 57 (34.55%) ITSM
4 52 (31.52%) Service Management
4 52 (31.52%) Configuration Management
5 39 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (21.82%) Customer Requirements
7 34 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 33 (20.00%) Social Skills
9 32 (19.39%) Data Centre
10 30 (18.18%) Web Services
10 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 28 (16.97%) Service Delivery
11 28 (16.97%) AWS
12 27 (16.36%) Remedy
12 27 (16.36%) BMC
12 27 (16.36%) Remedy ITSM
13 26 (15.76%) Degree
13 26 (15.76%) Presales
13 26 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (15.15%) Azure
14 25 (15.15%) Change Management
15 24 (14.55%) LDAP
15 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
16 23 (13.94%) Migration
17 22 (13.33%) VPN
17 22 (13.33%) DevOps
18 20 (12.12%) HP
18 20 (12.12%) SSL

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 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (9.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.88%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (16.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.97%) AWS
2 25 (15.15%) Azure
3 18 (10.91%) SaaS
4 12 (7.27%) Power Platform
5 11 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (6.67%) IaaS
6 10 (6.06%) GCP
7 9 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.21%) PaaS
10 2 (1.21%) Serverless
11 1 (0.61%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.33%) VPN
2 20 (12.12%) SSL
3 7 (4.24%) Firewall
4 2 (1.21%) DNS
4 2 (1.21%) Intranet
4 2 (1.21%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.21%) SAN
4 2 (1.21%) WAN
4 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) 4G
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) Extranet
5 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
5 1 (0.61%) SMTP
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
1 13 (7.88%) Tableau
2 12 (7.27%) Power BI
3 11 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.67%) OLTP
4 5 (3.03%) BigQuery
4 5 (3.03%) OLAP
5 4 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.21%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (7.88%) JIRA
2 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.61%) Hudson
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 20 (12.12%) Finance
4 9 (5.45%) Presentation Skills
4 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.85%) Billing
5 8 (4.85%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.85%) Legal
6 7 (4.24%) Banking
7 5 (3.03%) Public Sector
8 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.82%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.21%) French Language
10 2 (1.21%) German Language
10 2 (1.21%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (1.21%) Law
10 2 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.21%) Social Housing
10 2 (1.21%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (31.52%) Analyst
2 25 (15.15%) Consultant
3 20 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 15 (9.09%) Administrator
5 14 (8.48%) Developer
6 13 (7.88%) Data Analyst
7 12 (7.27%) ServiceNow Developer
8 11 (6.67%) Architect
8 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) DBA
8 11 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) AWS Administrator
9 10 (6.06%) Cloud Administrator
9 10 (6.06%) ITSM Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) Senior ITSM Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (4.85%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.18%) Web Services
2 24 (14.55%) LDAP
3 19 (11.52%) Ajax
3 19 (11.52%) CSS
3 19 (11.52%) HTML
4 18 (10.91%) SOAP
4 18 (10.91%) XML
5 16 (9.70%) .NET
6 4 (2.42%) REST
7 3 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.21%) Django
8 2 (1.21%) JDBC
8 2 (1.21%) ODBC
8 2 (1.21%) SAML
8 2 (1.21%) SAP Basis
8 2 (1.21%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.61%) JSON
9 1 (0.61%) Kafka
9 1 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.48%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.85%) Analytical Mindset
3 8 (4.85%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.24%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.21%) Blog
8 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.61%) Equities
9 1 (0.61%) Life Science
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.45%) Windows
2 8 (4.85%) Linux
3 3 (1.82%) Unix
3 3 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.73%) ITIL
2 57 (34.55%) ITSM
3 52 (31.52%) Configuration Management
3 52 (31.52%) Service Management
4 36 (21.82%) Customer Requirements
5 34 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (16.97%) Service Delivery
7 26 (15.76%) Presales
7 26 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (15.15%) Change Management
9 23 (13.94%) Migration
10 22 (13.33%) DevOps
11 20 (12.12%) Project Management
11 20 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
12 19 (11.52%) IT Asset Management
12 19 (11.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (10.91%) Customer Engagement
13 18 (10.91%) ITIL V2
13 18 (10.91%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 19 (11.52%) Python
3 16 (9.70%) SQL
4 15 (9.09%) C#
4 15 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 9 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.82%) Java
8 2 (1.21%) ABAP
8 2 (1.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Degree
2 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.21%) CCIE
5 2 (1.21%) CCIE Data Center
5 2 (1.21%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) CCNP
6 1 (0.61%) CISSP
6 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.61%) ECSA
6 1 (0.61%) GSEC
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
6 1 (0.61%) PhD
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) GDPR
2 10 (6.06%) SLA
3 5 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.82%) QA
6 2 (1.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (10.91%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (6.06%) SCCM
3 9 (5.45%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.64%) Ansible
4 6 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.21%) OpenView
5 2 (1.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.61%) TADDM
6 1 (0.61%) Terraform
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (41.82%) ServiceNow
2 33 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (16.36%) BMC
3 27 (16.36%) Remedy
4 20 (12.12%) HP
5 12 (7.27%) Cognos
6 7 (4.24%) VMware
7 6 (3.64%) IBM
8 5 (3.03%) SAP
9 4 (2.42%) Oracle
9 4 (2.42%) Snow
10 3 (1.82%) Adobe
10 3 (1.82%) Apple
10 3 (1.82%) Cadence
10 3 (1.82%) Citrix
10 3 (1.82%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.21%) Cisco
11 2 (1.21%) Facebook
11 2 (1.21%) IFS
11 2 (1.21%) Polycom