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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 180 198
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1644 1818 1863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.85% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.07% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1362 1375
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

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 76368 87744 94880
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.66% 89.08% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62374 73023 77002
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 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 23 May 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 +4 1538 £55,000 +4.76% 234
London -7 770 £65,000 +8.33% 93
South East +64 235 £47,500 -9.52% 42
North West +27 141 £50,000 +11.11% 22
East of England +52 126 £50,000 +6.38% 16
Yorkshire +36 122 £55,000 +29.41% 18
Manchester +16 110 £50,000 +11.11% 19
City of London -28 105 £65,000 +13.04% 12
West Yorkshire +32 85 £55,000 +29.41% 13
Leeds +30 81 £55,000 +29.41% 12
South West -45 76 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Surrey +47 69 £55,000 -2.22% 18
Hampshire +58 68 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Scotland -5 50 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Berkshire -12 48 £45,000 -16.66% 10
Cambridgeshire +30 46 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -24 46 £42,500 - 14
Cambridge +18 40 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Hertfordshire +23 35 £55,000 +18.27% 5
Reigate +47 31 £62,500 +42.85% 3
Sheffield +3 29 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South Yorkshire -1 29 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Edinburgh -1 24 £52,500 - 5
Wales +7 23 £54,250 +20.55% 4
Portsmouth +7 21 £45,000 -10.00%
Essex -3 21 £48,750 +18.90% 4
South Wales +5 20 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Bristol -20 20 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Bedfordshire +31 19 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Cheshire -2 18 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1610 (47.63%) Linux
2 1357 (40.15%) DevOps
3 1297 (38.37%) Puppet
4 1286 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
5 1114 (32.96%) Python
6 991 (29.32%) Opscode Chef
7 870 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
8 862 (25.50%) Ansible
9 851 (25.18%) Amazon AWS
10 817 (24.17%) Java
11 804 (23.79%) Jenkins
12 776 (22.96%) Windows
13 742 (21.95%) Finance
14 638 (18.88%) SQL
15 629 (18.61%) Docker
16 618 (18.28%) Microsoft
17 614 (18.17%) Bash Shell
18 611 (18.08%) Ruby
19 610 (18.05%) Unix
20 593 (17.54%) ITIL
21 546 (16.15%) Git (software)
22 460 (13.61%) Perl
23 453 (13.40%) Test Automation
24 422 (12.49%) Scrum
24 422 (12.49%) Degree
25 415 (12.28%) VMware
26 409 (12.10%) SDLC
27 382 (11.30%) Software Engineering
28 374 (11.07%) .NET
29 373 (11.04%) C#

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
1 229 (6.78%) Apache
2 206 (6.09%) OpenStack
3 167 (4.94%) IIS
4 162 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 126 (3.73%) WebSphere
6 117 (3.46%) nginx
7 113 (3.34%) CMS
8 100 (2.96%) JBoss
9 96 (2.84%) CloudStack
10 88 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
11 87 (2.57%) WebLogic
12 84 (2.49%) SharePoint
13 61 (1.80%) Confluence
14 57 (1.69%) MS Exchange
15 53 (1.57%) Apache Spark
16 43 (1.27%) EPiServer
17 41 (1.21%) Jetty
18 31 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (0.83%) Anypoint
19 28 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 128 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.15%) Windchill
7 4 (0.12%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.059%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 57 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.30%) assyst
5 8 (0.24%) Actimize
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.24%) RMDS
5 8 (0.24%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.18%) Workfront
7 4 (0.12%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.059%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.059%) SAP CAR
8 2 (0.059%) SAP EHS
8 2 (0.059%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.059%) SAP PLM
8 2 (0.059%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 851 (25.18%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 105 (3.11%) GitHub
5 92 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 90 (2.66%) IaaS
7 87 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
8 84 (2.49%) SaaS
9 72 (2.13%) PaaS
10 61 (1.80%) Amazon S3
11 40 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 40 (1.18%) Office 365
12 35 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
13 30 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 28 (0.83%) Route 53
16 26 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
17 25 (0.74%) OpenShift
18 23 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 23 (0.68%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 217 (6.42%) DNS
2 208 (6.15%) Firewall
3 197 (5.83%) Internet
4 135 (3.99%) TCP/IP
5 88 (2.60%) LDAP
6 87 (2.57%) SAN
7 85 (2.51%) HTTP
8 74 (2.19%) DHCP
9 71 (2.10%) WAN
10 57 (1.69%) LAN
10 57 (1.69%) NAS
11 56 (1.66%) VoIP
12 50 (1.48%) Wireless
13 49 (1.45%) VPN
14 48 (1.42%) Kerberos
15 47 (1.39%) Intranet
16 40 (1.18%) Network Security
17 39 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
18 36 (1.07%) BGP
18 36 (1.07%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 316 (9.35%) MySQL
3 186 (5.50%) NoSQL
4 158 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 115 (3.40%) MongoDB
6 105 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 104 (3.08%) Big Data
8 103 (3.05%) Hadoop
9 99 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 77 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 72 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 68 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
14 60 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
15 55 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 53 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 50 (1.48%) Redis
17 50 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
18 46 (1.36%) Oracle Database
19 38 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 804 (23.79%) Jenkins
2 546 (16.15%) Git (software)
3 271 (8.02%) TeamCity
4 257 (7.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 251 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 237 (7.01%) Selenium
7 209 (6.18%) Subversion
8 201 (5.95%) JIRA
9 190 (5.62%) Maven
10 144 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 142 (4.20%) Vagrant
12 134 (3.96%) Hudson
13 133 (3.93%) Cucumber
14 131 (3.88%) MSBuild
15 120 (3.55%) Ant
16 102 (3.02%) WebDriver
17 88 (2.60%) Visual Studio
18 80 (2.37%) GoCD
19 74 (2.19%) JUnit
20 49 (1.45%) HP UFT
General
1 742 (21.95%) Finance
2 251 (7.43%) Banking
3 199 (5.89%) Retail
4 166 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 103 (3.05%) Games
6 83 (2.46%) Marketing
7 74 (2.19%) Electronics
8 68 (2.01%) Law
9 60 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 48 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.39%) Legal
12 43 (1.27%) Military
13 36 (1.07%) Front Office
14 32 (0.95%) Online Betting
15 31 (0.92%) Advertising
15 31 (0.92%) Retail Banking
16 17 (0.50%) Polish Language
17 14 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.38%) Automotive
19 10 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 847 (25.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 395 (11.69%) Developer
3 279 (8.25%) Linux Engineer
4 269 (7.96%) Analyst
5 213 (6.30%) Administrator
6 207 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 178 (5.27%) AWS Engineer
8 164 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 156 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
10 152 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
11 151 (4.47%) Software Engineer
12 135 (3.99%) Architect
13 131 (3.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 125 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
15 121 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
16 116 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
16 116 (3.43%) Tester
17 111 (3.28%) Consultant
18 106 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
19 104 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (11.07%) .NET
2 329 (9.73%) Web Services
3 224 (6.63%) HTML
4 181 (5.36%) XML
5 157 (4.64%) RESTful
6 138 (4.08%) CSS
7 121 (3.58%) LAMP
8 120 (3.55%) Node.js
9 114 (3.37%) JSON
10 111 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
11 107 (3.17%) ASP.NET
12 104 (3.08%) Spring
13 86 (2.54%) Gherkin
14 85 (2.51%) SOAP
15 75 (2.22%) Java EE
15 75 (2.22%) Kafka
16 71 (2.10%) .NET Framework
17 67 (1.98%) HTML5
17 67 (1.98%) REST
18 58 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 264 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 242 (7.16%) Data Centre
3 217 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 200 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 153 (4.53%) CMDB
6 102 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
7 99 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 96 (2.84%) User Experience
9 77 (2.28%) Clustering
10 56 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 56 (1.66%) Private Cloud
11 50 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 46 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
13 41 (1.21%) Algorithms
14 40 (1.18%) Fintech
15 38 (1.12%) Replication
16 37 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
17 33 (0.98%) Virtual Team
18 27 (0.80%) Hedge funds
18 27 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1610 (47.63%) Linux
2 776 (22.96%) Windows
3 610 (18.05%) Unix
4 336 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 306 (9.05%) Windows Server
6 211 (6.24%) CentOS
7 182 (5.38%) Ubuntu
8 137 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 112 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 99 (2.93%) Solaris
11 78 (2.31%) Debian
12 76 (2.25%) Windows 7
13 52 (1.54%) Windows 10
14 50 (1.48%) CoreOS
15 43 (1.27%) Mac OS X
16 42 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 37 (1.09%) Android
18 27 (0.80%) Windows 8
19 23 (0.68%) AIX
20 18 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1357 (40.15%) DevOps
2 1286 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 870 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
4 593 (17.54%) ITIL
5 453 (13.40%) Test Automation
6 422 (12.49%) Scrum
7 409 (12.10%) SDLC
8 382 (11.30%) Software Engineering
9 350 (10.36%) TDD
10 330 (9.76%) Change Management
11 307 (9.08%) Open Source
12 281 (8.31%) Release Management
13 268 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 260 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 248 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 225 (6.66%) Service Management
17 200 (5.92%) E-Commerce
18 196 (5.80%) Test Scripting
19 194 (5.74%) Project Management
20 189 (5.59%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1114 (32.96%) Python
2 817 (24.17%) Java
3 638 (18.88%) SQL
4 614 (18.17%) Bash Shell
5 611 (18.08%) Ruby
6 460 (13.61%) Perl
7 373 (11.04%) C#
8 369 (10.92%) PowerShell
9 284 (8.40%) JavaScript
10 245 (7.25%) Shell Script
11 194 (5.74%) C++
12 169 (5.00%) PHP
13 153 (4.53%) C
14 120 (3.55%) Go
15 97 (2.87%) Groovy
16 69 (2.04%) T-SQL
17 47 (1.39%) Scala
18 46 (1.36%) VBScript
19 45 (1.33%) XPath
20 42 (1.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 422 (12.49%) Degree
2 188 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 93 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
4 74 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 73 (2.16%) ISEB
6 67 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
8 61 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 52 (1.54%) CCNP
10 34 (1.01%) MCSE
11 29 (0.86%) AWS Certification
12 28 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 26 (0.77%) CCNA
14 25 (0.74%) DV Cleared
14 25 (0.74%) RHCE
15 23 (0.68%) MCP
15 23 (0.68%) MCSA
16 21 (0.62%) CISSP
17 19 (0.56%) CISA
17 19 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (8.17%) QA
2 115 (3.40%) SLA
3 83 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.53%) PMO
7 13 (0.38%) COBIT
8 11 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.33%) ISO27002
9 10 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.24%) GCP
12 5 (0.15%) P3O
13 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.089%) EMIR
14 3 (0.089%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.089%) MISRA
15 2 (0.059%) MiFID
15 2 (0.059%) MISRA C
System Software
1 629 (18.61%) Docker
2 293 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 241 (7.13%) Active Directory
4 170 (5.03%) vSphere
5 127 (3.76%) Xen
6 107 (3.17%) XenServer
7 72 (2.13%) Hyper-V
8 52 (1.54%) KVM
9 40 (1.18%) Firmware
10 35 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
11 33 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (0.95%) etcd
13 30 (0.89%) flannel
14 28 (0.83%) LXC
14 28 (0.83%) vCloud
14 28 (0.83%) VirtualBox
15 25 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 25 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
15 25 (0.74%) XenApp
16 23 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1297 (38.37%) Puppet
2 991 (29.32%) Opscode Chef
3 862 (25.50%) Ansible
4 255 (7.54%) Terraform
5 253 (7.49%) Nagios
6 226 (6.69%) Kubernetes
7 147 (4.35%) SCCM
8 99 (2.93%) Salt
9 98 (2.90%) Tivoli
10 97 (2.87%) Cobbler
11 92 (2.72%) Mesos
12 72 (2.13%) Graphite
13 71 (2.10%) ZABBIX
14 61 (1.80%) CFEngine
15 56 (1.66%) Packer
16 52 (1.54%) logstash
17 47 (1.39%) SCOM
18 42 (1.24%) Consul
19 38 (1.12%) Kibana
20 37 (1.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 618 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 415 (12.28%) VMware
3 361 (10.68%) Oracle
4 348 (10.30%) Red Hat
5 182 (5.38%) Cisco
6 155 (4.59%) Google
7 120 (3.55%) New Relic
8 99 (2.93%) Splunk
9 91 (2.69%) EnterpriseDB
10 90 (2.66%) Citrix
11 87 (2.57%) HP
12 74 (2.19%) ServiceNow
13 69 (2.04%) SaltStack
14 64 (1.89%) IBM
15 55 (1.63%) Juniper
16 54 (1.60%) SAP
17 51 (1.51%) AppDynamics
18 49 (1.45%) SolarWinds
19 45 (1.33%) Atlassian
19 45 (1.33%) NetApp
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £75,000, Flexible working hours (10a
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £42500.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Significant Bens + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 19 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, incentives
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, Private Health & Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 75,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday