Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Configuration Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1101 1196 1253
Rank change year-on-year +95 +57 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 76 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.014% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.014% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 57
UK median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £100,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% -2.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Configuration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Configuration Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Engineer in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer.

Salary trend for Configuration Engineer in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Engineer in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +75 74 £42,000 +20.00% 2
UK excluding London +83 40 £35,000 +7.69% 2
London +29 36 £49,000 -51.00%
Midlands - 13 £27,000 - 1
East of England +21 12 £55,500 +122.00%
East Midlands - 12 £26,000 -
South East +38 10 £17,000 -38.18%
Yorkshire +29 3 £35,000 -
North of England +2 3 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -6 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1

Configuration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Configuration Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Configuration Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 33 (43.42%) Finance
4 31 (40.79%) Banking
4 31 (40.79%) Asset Management
4 31 (40.79%) Investment Banking
4 31 (40.79%) Retail Banking
4 31 (40.79%) Wealth Management
5 29 (38.16%) SDLC
6 28 (36.84%) Linux
7 27 (35.53%) SQL
8 24 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
10 20 (26.32%) VMware
11 19 (25.00%) Puppet
11 19 (25.00%) TeamCity
12 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (23.68%) Microservices
12 18 (23.68%) Solace
12 18 (23.68%) Shell Script
12 18 (23.68%) TIBCO
12 18 (23.68%) Firewall
12 18 (23.68%) RMDS
12 18 (23.68%) Maven
12 18 (23.68%) Scrum
12 18 (23.68%) Java
12 18 (23.68%) Apache
12 18 (23.68%) Tomcat
12 18 (23.68%) E-Commerce

Configuration Engineer Skill Set
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 18 (23.68%) Apache
1 18 (23.68%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.84%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (11.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (23.68%) RMDS
2 1 (1.32%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) DNS
1 18 (23.68%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) PSTN
3 3 (3.95%) VoIP
4 2 (2.63%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) MySQL
1 9 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (11.84%) RDBMS
1 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 18 (23.68%) Maven
3 16 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
5 11 (14.47%) Hudson
5 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
6 10 (13.16%) JUnit
7 9 (11.84%) PyUnit
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 31 (40.79%) Banking
2 31 (40.79%) Investment Banking
2 31 (40.79%) Retail Banking
3 13 (17.11%) Front Office
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
3 13 (17.11%) N-Tier
4 10 (13.16%) CMDB
5 9 (11.84%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Unix
3 12 (15.79%) Windows
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 31 (40.79%) Asset Management
3 31 (40.79%) Wealth Management
4 29 (38.16%) SDLC
5 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (23.68%) E-Commerce
5 18 (23.68%) Microservices
5 18 (23.68%) Scrum
6 12 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (11.84%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (11.84%) Open Source
8 9 (11.84%) Protective Monitoring
8 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.84%) Task Automation
9 7 (9.21%) Kanban
10 5 (6.58%) Change Control
10 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 24 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
4 18 (23.68%) Java
4 18 (23.68%) Shell Script
5 13 (17.11%) Python
6 9 (11.84%) Perl
6 9 (11.84%) Ruby
7 4 (5.26%) Tcl
8 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) CCNA
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.84%) Docker
3 9 (11.84%) vCloud
3 9 (11.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) Puppet
2 10 (13.16%) Ansible
3 9 (11.84%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) VMware
2 18 (23.68%) Solace
2 18 (23.68%) TIBCO
3 13 (17.11%) ION Trading
3 13 (17.11%) Sybase
4 9 (11.84%) Atlassian
4 9 (11.84%) LANDesk
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) F5
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Linksys
6 1 (1.32%) Splunk