The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 186 196
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1760 1775 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 1.81% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.04% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1453 1411
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.52%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% +9.41%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79789 87214 97872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.92% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 263898 300520 316679
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,900
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the UK

Configuration Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +5 1632 £55,000 +6.79% 288
UK excluding London +15 886 £50,000 +7.52% 159
London +10 833 £65,000 +8.33% 142
North of England +47 271 £48,750 +14.70% 52
South East +32 238 £50,000 - 41
East of England -11 109 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Midlands -35 90 £40,000 -8.04% 19
South West -52 84 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Scotland -2 60 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Wales +16 32 £43,000 -21.81% 3
Northern Ireland -14 2 £55,000 +44.73% 2

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1670 (47.55%) Linux
2 1412 (40.21%) DevOps
3 1372 (39.07%) Puppet
4 1286 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
5 1147 (32.66%) Python
6 1020 (29.04%) Opscode Chef
7 920 (26.20%) Ansible
8 911 (25.94%) Amazon AWS
9 881 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
10 818 (23.29%) Finance
11 813 (23.15%) Windows
12 801 (22.81%) Jenkins
13 774 (22.04%) Java
14 679 (19.33%) SQL
15 665 (18.94%) Bash Shell
16 664 (18.91%) Docker
17 642 (18.28%) Microsoft
18 628 (17.88%) Unix
19 626 (17.82%) Ruby
20 601 (17.11%) ITIL
21 565 (16.09%) Git (software)
22 475 (13.53%) Test Automation
23 461 (13.13%) Perl
24 444 (12.64%) VMware
25 439 (12.50%) Scrum
26 429 (12.22%) Degree
27 420 (11.96%) SDLC
28 408 (11.62%) PowerShell
29 407 (11.59%) C#
30 397 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure

Configuration Management
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
1 277 (7.89%) Apache
2 209 (5.95%) OpenStack
3 176 (5.01%) IIS
3 176 (5.01%) Tomcat
4 151 (4.30%) nginx
5 122 (3.47%) WebSphere
6 109 (3.10%) CloudStack
7 91 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
8 88 (2.51%) JBoss
9 83 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 80 (2.28%) SharePoint
11 76 (2.16%) CMS
12 66 (1.88%) MS Exchange
13 59 (1.68%) Confluence
14 52 (1.48%) Jetty
15 38 (1.08%) Apache Spark
16 32 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
17 31 (0.88%) Apache Solr
18 28 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
19 23 (0.65%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 139 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.11%) Abaqus
7 4 (0.11%) Windchill
8 1 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 60 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.65%) Actimize
3 23 (0.65%) RMDS
4 12 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.20%) Workfront
6 6 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.14%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.085%) assyst
9 3 (0.085%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.085%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 2 (0.057%) SAP EHS
10 2 (0.057%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.057%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 911 (25.94%) Amazon AWS
2 397 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 123 (3.50%) GitHub
5 114 (3.25%) IaaS
6 108 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 89 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 86 (2.45%) PaaS
8 86 (2.45%) SaaS
9 58 (1.65%) Office 365
10 55 (1.57%) Amazon S3
11 43 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
12 36 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 32 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
14 31 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 30 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
16 27 (0.77%) OpenShift
17 26 (0.74%) Route 53
18 22 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 19 (0.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 266 (7.57%) DNS
2 260 (7.40%) Firewall
3 183 (5.21%) Internet
4 163 (4.64%) TCP/IP
5 106 (3.02%) SAN
6 96 (2.73%) DHCP
7 86 (2.45%) LDAP
8 83 (2.36%) WAN
9 78 (2.22%) HTTP
9 78 (2.22%) VPN
10 69 (1.96%) LAN
11 63 (1.79%) NAS
12 57 (1.62%) Kerberos
13 54 (1.54%) VoIP
14 53 (1.51%) Wireless
15 50 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
16 46 (1.31%) Network Security
17 44 (1.25%) BGP
18 43 (1.22%) VLAN
19 40 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (9.40%) MySQL
2 314 (8.94%) SQL Server
3 169 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 159 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 128 (3.64%) Big Data
6 117 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 105 (2.99%) Hadoop
7 105 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 90 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 87 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 81 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 78 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
12 67 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 60 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 58 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
15 56 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
16 51 (1.45%) Power BI
17 49 (1.40%) Oracle Database
17 49 (1.40%) Redis
18 43 (1.22%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 801 (22.81%) Jenkins
2 565 (16.09%) Git (software)
3 304 (8.66%) TeamCity
4 241 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 221 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 214 (6.09%) Selenium
7 202 (5.75%) Subversion
8 199 (5.67%) Maven
9 198 (5.64%) JIRA
10 145 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 137 (3.90%) MSBuild
12 135 (3.84%) Vagrant
13 134 (3.82%) Hudson
14 132 (3.76%) Cucumber
15 110 (3.13%) Ant
16 100 (2.85%) WebDriver
17 72 (2.05%) JUnit
18 71 (2.02%) GoCD
19 61 (1.74%) Visual Studio
20 51 (1.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 818 (23.29%) Finance
2 336 (9.57%) Banking
3 239 (6.81%) Retail
4 183 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 115 (3.27%) Games
5 115 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 90 (2.56%) Marketing
7 84 (2.39%) Electronics
7 84 (2.39%) Retail Banking
8 79 (2.25%) Law
9 52 (1.48%) Legal
10 50 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 44 (1.25%) Online Betting
12 35 (1.00%) Military
13 29 (0.83%) Front Office
14 25 (0.71%) Advertising
15 21 (0.60%) Polish Language
16 15 (0.43%) Publishing
17 14 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 860 (24.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 393 (11.19%) Developer
3 299 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
4 297 (8.46%) Analyst
5 235 (6.69%) Administrator
6 212 (6.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 181 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
8 172 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 171 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
10 147 (4.19%) AWS DevOps
11 140 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
12 135 (3.84%) Platform Engineer
13 134 (3.82%) Software Engineer
14 133 (3.79%) Architect
15 126 (3.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 121 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
17 116 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
18 113 (3.22%) Senior DevOps
19 111 (3.16%) Consultant
20 108 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (11.13%) .NET
2 279 (7.94%) Web Services
3 157 (4.47%) HTML
4 150 (4.27%) RESTful
5 141 (4.01%) LAMP
6 134 (3.82%) XML
7 132 (3.76%) Elastic Stack
8 118 (3.36%) Node.js
9 104 (2.96%) CSS
10 103 (2.93%) ASP.NET
11 100 (2.85%) Gherkin
11 100 (2.85%) JSON
12 89 (2.53%) Spring
13 84 (2.39%) SOAP
14 71 (2.02%) Kafka
15 69 (1.96%) Java EE
15 69 (1.96%) REST
16 56 (1.59%) Middleware
16 56 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
17 55 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 272 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (7.52%) Management Information System
3 251 (7.15%) Data Centre
4 219 (6.24%) Computer Science
5 174 (4.95%) CMDB
6 115 (3.27%) Public Cloud
7 111 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
8 91 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 77 (2.19%) Clustering
9 77 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
10 76 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
10 76 (2.16%) User Experience
11 69 (1.96%) Private Cloud
12 50 (1.42%) Replication
13 49 (1.40%) Fixed Income
13 49 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
14 48 (1.37%) Online Banking
15 42 (1.20%) Fintech
16 40 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 40 (1.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1670 (47.55%) Linux
2 813 (23.15%) Windows
3 628 (17.88%) Unix
4 322 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 312 (8.88%) Windows Server
6 199 (5.67%) CentOS
7 198 (5.64%) Ubuntu
8 145 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 122 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (2.42%) Solaris
11 84 (2.39%) Windows 7
12 75 (2.14%) Debian
13 61 (1.74%) Windows 10
14 58 (1.65%) Android
15 45 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (1.14%) Mac OS X
17 38 (1.08%) CoreOS
18 33 (0.94%) Apple iOS
19 28 (0.80%) VMS
20 26 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1412 (40.21%) DevOps
2 1286 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 881 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
4 601 (17.11%) ITIL
5 475 (13.53%) Test Automation
6 439 (12.50%) Scrum
7 420 (11.96%) SDLC
8 388 (11.05%) Software Engineering
9 352 (10.02%) Open Source
10 325 (9.25%) TDD
11 320 (9.11%) Change Management
12 310 (8.83%) Mentoring
13 277 (7.89%) Release Management
14 272 (7.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 264 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 228 (6.49%) E-Commerce
16 228 (6.49%) Project Management
17 219 (6.24%) High Availability
18 215 (6.12%) Service Management
19 211 (6.01%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1147 (32.66%) Python
2 774 (22.04%) Java
3 679 (19.33%) SQL
4 665 (18.94%) Bash Shell
5 626 (17.82%) Ruby
6 461 (13.13%) Perl
7 408 (11.62%) PowerShell
8 407 (11.59%) C#
9 257 (7.32%) Shell Script
10 226 (6.44%) JavaScript
11 194 (5.52%) C++
11 194 (5.52%) PHP
12 160 (4.56%) C
13 127 (3.62%) Go
14 89 (2.53%) Groovy
15 79 (2.25%) T-SQL
16 65 (1.85%) VBScript
17 60 (1.71%) VB.NET
18 39 (1.11%) Scala
19 36 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 429 (12.22%) Degree
2 163 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 130 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
5 77 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 68 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (1.94%) ISEB
8 54 (1.54%) CCNP
9 53 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 46 (1.31%) MCSE
11 35 (1.00%) MCSA
12 33 (0.94%) AWS Certification
13 30 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 28 (0.80%) MCP
15 26 (0.74%) CCNA
15 26 (0.74%) RHCE
16 21 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 20 (0.57%) DV Cleared
18 19 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (8.14%) QA
2 131 (3.73%) SLA
3 77 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 36 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.54%) PMO
7 16 (0.46%) GCP
7 16 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.31%) COBIT
8 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.14%) P3O
11 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.085%) EMIR
12 3 (0.085%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.057%) MISRA
14 1 (0.028%) MISRA C
System Software
1 664 (18.91%) Docker
2 309 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 277 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 163 (4.64%) vSphere
5 127 (3.62%) Xen
6 106 (3.02%) XenServer
7 79 (2.25%) Hyper-V
8 55 (1.57%) KVM
9 42 (1.20%) Firmware
10 39 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
11 35 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (0.91%) etcd
13 31 (0.88%) flannel
14 30 (0.85%) NFS
15 27 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 26 (0.74%) Varnish
16 26 (0.74%) XenApp
17 25 (0.71%) LXC
18 24 (0.68%) VirtualBox
18 24 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1372 (39.07%) Puppet
2 1020 (29.04%) Opscode Chef
3 920 (26.20%) Ansible
4 280 (7.97%) Terraform
5 249 (7.09%) Nagios
6 246 (7.00%) Kubernetes
7 146 (4.16%) SCCM
8 103 (2.93%) Cobbler
9 102 (2.90%) Tivoli
10 94 (2.68%) Salt
11 79 (2.25%) Mesos
12 76 (2.16%) ZABBIX
13 67 (1.91%) Graphite
14 61 (1.74%) CFEngine
15 60 (1.71%) logstash
16 59 (1.68%) Packer
17 51 (1.45%) HAProxy
18 50 (1.42%) Consul
19 49 (1.40%) SCOM
20 30 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 642 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 444 (12.64%) VMware
3 360 (10.25%) Red Hat
4 350 (9.97%) Oracle
5 206 (5.87%) Cisco
6 161 (4.58%) Google
7 106 (3.02%) HP
8 105 (2.99%) Citrix
9 94 (2.68%) EnterpriseDB
10 92 (2.62%) Splunk
11 89 (2.53%) New Relic
12 84 (2.39%) SaltStack
13 75 (2.14%) ServiceNow
14 61 (1.74%) Juniper
14 61 (1.74%) SAP
15 57 (1.62%) IBM
16 53 (1.51%) SolarWinds
17 44 (1.25%) F5
17 44 (1.25%) NetApp
18 40 (1.14%) Dell
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £69000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Computer People
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £42500.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 22 hours ago