The median annual salary for a Configuration Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 937 933
Rank change year-on-year +92 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 13 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.017% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 31
Median salary £24,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.52% -8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £62,900 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -43.52% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Configuration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Configuration Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Engineer in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 16 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +101 13 £24,000 -43.52% 2
Hertfordshire +24 6 £24,500 -38.75%
East of England +23 6 £24,500 +8.88%
Watford - 6 £24,500 -
South East +53 3 £23,000 -62.44% 1
East Midlands - 3 £16,250 -
Nottingham - 2 £16,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £16,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,750 - 1
North West - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £22,500 -
Oxford - 1 £23,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Lutterworth - 1 £30,000 -
Hook - 1 £22,500 -

Configuration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Ant
4 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (20.00%) JBoss
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (20.00%) Maven
4 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) QA
4 4 (20.00%) Fintech
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) BeanShell
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design

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 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
1 1 (5.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (10.00%) SS7
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Ant
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Fintech
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) BeanShell
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) CFML
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Coverity
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Zend
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