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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 198 205
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1762 1803 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 1.73% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.96% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1394 1299
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,149 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.89%  

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 75940 92082 94020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62461 76226 76084
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 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 +42 1666 £55,000 +4.76% 227
London +27 803 £64,181 +6.96% 106
South East +46 285 £50,000 - 40
North West +54 162 £52,500 +23.52% 17
East of England +65 140 £47,500 +6.77% 15
City of London +27 137 £65,000 +4.00% 17
Manchester +35 130 £52,500 +16.66% 15
Yorkshire +24 130 £52,500 +23.52% 20
West Yorkshire +17 96 £53,750 +26.47% 16
Surrey +80 95 £55,000 - 14
Leeds +32 94 £53,750 +19.44% 15
Hampshire +40 85 £45,000 +3.44% 8
West Midlands +25 59 £41,500 -2.35% 6
Berkshire +11 56 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Essex +41 53 £43,000 +14.66%
South West -28 53 £40,000 -3.61% 15
Reigate +55 41 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hertfordshire +24 38 £47,500 +6.16% 6
Scotland +20 38 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Cambridgeshire +36 37 £52,500 +28.04% 8
Cambridge +29 35 £52,500 +61.53% 8
South Yorkshire +23 29 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Gloucestershire -5 28 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Sheffield +25 27 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Cheshire +25 26 £55,000 +74.60% 2
Portsmouth +18 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reading +18 22 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Wales -4 21 £54,250 +27.64% 2
East Midlands -19 21 £50,000 +25.97%
Colchester +18 20 £47,500 -5.00%

Configuration Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1669 (47.11%) Linux
2 1473 (41.57%) DevOps
3 1433 (40.45%) Puppet
4 1353 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
5 1130 (31.89%) Python
6 1093 (30.85%) Opscode Chef
7 980 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
8 911 (25.71%) Ansible
9 890 (25.12%) Java
10 883 (24.92%) Jenkins
11 851 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
12 833 (23.51%) Windows
13 774 (21.85%) Finance
14 676 (19.08%) Ruby
15 652 (18.40%) SQL
16 648 (18.29%) Bash Shell
17 641 (18.09%) Git (software)
18 629 (17.75%) Microsoft
19 604 (17.05%) ITIL
20 591 (16.68%) Unix
21 587 (16.57%) Docker
22 486 (13.72%) Perl
23 452 (12.76%) Scrum
24 431 (12.16%) .NET
25 414 (11.69%) PowerShell
26 407 (11.49%) Oracle
26 407 (11.49%) Web Services
26 407 (11.49%) VMware
27 395 (11.15%) Degree
28 391 (11.04%) Software Engineering

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
1 283 (7.99%) Apache
2 251 (7.08%) IIS
3 209 (5.90%) OpenStack
4 191 (5.39%) Tomcat
5 168 (4.74%) WebSphere
6 152 (4.29%) CMS
7 131 (3.70%) JBoss
8 125 (3.53%) nginx
9 118 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
10 98 (2.77%) WebLogic
11 93 (2.62%) CloudStack
12 83 (2.34%) SharePoint
13 72 (2.03%) EPiServer
14 67 (1.89%) Confluence
15 60 (1.69%) Apache Spark
16 51 (1.44%) MS Exchange
17 44 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
18 37 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
19 35 (0.99%) Anypoint
20 33 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 270 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 109 (3.08%) MS Office
3 41 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.59%) MS Project
6 7 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.17%) Windchill
8 2 (0.056%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.028%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.028%) HipChat
9 1 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 47 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.48%) assyst
4 14 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.40%) Sentinel
5 11 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.20%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.11%) Magento
10 4 (0.11%) Maximo
10 4 (0.11%) Workfront
11 2 (0.056%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.056%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (0.056%) Teamcenter
12 1 (0.028%) Oracle Assets
12 1 (0.028%) Oracle FAH
12 1 (0.028%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 851 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 99 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 95 (2.68%) SaaS
6 88 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 82 (2.31%) GitHub
8 68 (1.92%) PaaS
9 67 (1.89%) Amazon S3
10 66 (1.86%) IaaS
11 50 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
12 46 (1.30%) Office 365
13 40 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
14 30 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
15 28 (0.79%) CloudBees
16 26 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
16 26 (0.73%) OpenShift
17 25 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 24 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 231 (6.52%) Firewall
2 216 (6.10%) Internet
3 207 (5.84%) DNS
4 149 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 129 (3.64%) HTTP
6 90 (2.54%) LDAP
7 78 (2.20%) SAN
8 77 (2.17%) WAN
9 76 (2.15%) LAN
10 75 (2.12%) Intranet
11 65 (1.83%) DHCP
12 53 (1.50%) Kerberos
13 52 (1.47%) NAS
13 52 (1.47%) Network Security
14 48 (1.35%) VoIP
15 47 (1.33%) Wireless
16 46 (1.30%) VPN
17 44 (1.24%) SSL
18 37 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
19 31 (0.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 316 (8.92%) MySQL
3 226 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 183 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 149 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 134 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 102 (2.88%) Big Data
9 96 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
10 86 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 84 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 81 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 78 (2.20%) RDBMS
14 75 (2.12%) Redis
15 73 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
16 68 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
17 59 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 59 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 58 (1.64%) Oracle Database
19 37 (1.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 883 (24.92%) Jenkins
2 641 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 319 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 313 (8.83%) TeamCity
5 301 (8.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 241 (6.80%) Subversion
7 222 (6.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 216 (6.10%) Selenium
9 197 (5.56%) JIRA
10 183 (5.17%) MSBuild
11 181 (5.11%) Maven
12 168 (4.74%) Vagrant
13 157 (4.43%) Hudson
14 121 (3.42%) Ant
15 113 (3.19%) Visual Studio
16 96 (2.71%) Cucumber
17 80 (2.26%) GoCD
18 67 (1.89%) WebDriver
19 66 (1.86%) JUnit
20 57 (1.61%) Gradle
General
1 774 (21.85%) Finance
2 251 (7.08%) Banking
3 176 (4.97%) Retail
4 135 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 101 (2.85%) Games
6 59 (1.67%) Marketing
7 54 (1.52%) Electronics
8 47 (1.33%) Law
9 44 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.24%) Military
10 42 (1.19%) Advertising
11 35 (0.99%) Legal
12 29 (0.82%) Front Office
13 25 (0.71%) Online Betting
14 23 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.62%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.45%) Back Office
17 12 (0.34%) Polish Language
17 12 (0.34%) Publishing
18 11 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 870 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 450 (12.70%) Developer
3 292 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
4 258 (7.28%) Analyst
5 222 (6.27%) Administrator
6 197 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 175 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
8 167 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 162 (4.57%) Software Engineer
10 158 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
11 156 (4.40%) Architect
12 155 (4.37%) AWS DevOps
13 152 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 149 (4.21%) Senior DevOps
15 135 (3.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 126 (3.56%) .NET Developer
17 121 (3.42%) Consultant
18 111 (3.13%) C# Developer
19 110 (3.10%) Linux Administrator
20 109 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (12.16%) .NET
2 407 (11.49%) Web Services
3 265 (7.48%) HTML
4 224 (6.32%) XML
5 180 (5.08%) CSS
6 171 (4.83%) RESTful
7 140 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 132 (3.73%) Node.js
9 124 (3.50%) LAMP
10 123 (3.47%) Spring
11 122 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
12 121 (3.42%) JSON
13 106 (2.99%) Middleware
14 98 (2.77%) HTML5
15 96 (2.71%) REST
16 94 (2.65%) .NET Framework
17 93 (2.62%) SOAP
18 88 (2.48%) XSLT
19 86 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
20 80 (2.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 269 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 253 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 200 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 197 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 135 (3.81%) User Experience
6 125 (3.53%) CMDB
7 80 (2.26%) Clustering
8 79 (2.23%) Public Cloud
9 52 (1.47%) Online Banking
10 42 (1.19%) Fintech
11 41 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 41 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
12 37 (1.04%) Private Cloud
13 36 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 34 (0.96%) Online Games
14 34 (0.96%) Replication
15 31 (0.87%) PKI
16 30 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
17 28 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1669 (47.11%) Linux
2 833 (23.51%) Windows
3 591 (16.68%) Unix
4 368 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 331 (9.34%) Windows Server
6 245 (6.92%) CentOS
7 180 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 150 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 112 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 90 (2.54%) Solaris
11 83 (2.34%) Debian
12 67 (1.89%) Windows 7
13 53 (1.50%) CoreOS
13 53 (1.50%) Mac OS X
14 43 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (1.16%) Windows 10
16 34 (0.96%) Android
17 25 (0.71%) Fedora
18 24 (0.68%) AIX
19 23 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1473 (41.57%) DevOps
2 1353 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 980 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
4 604 (17.05%) ITIL
5 452 (12.76%) Scrum
6 391 (11.04%) Software Engineering
7 383 (10.81%) SDLC
8 358 (10.10%) Open Source
9 345 (9.74%) Change Management
10 335 (9.46%) TDD
11 288 (8.13%) Release Management
12 255 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 253 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 248 (7.00%) Mentoring
15 243 (6.86%) Automated Testing
16 225 (6.35%) Microservices
17 224 (6.32%) Test Automation
18 222 (6.27%) Service Management
19 194 (5.48%) OO
19 194 (5.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1130 (31.89%) Python
2 890 (25.12%) Java
3 676 (19.08%) Ruby
4 652 (18.40%) SQL
5 648 (18.29%) Bash Shell
6 486 (13.72%) Perl
7 414 (11.69%) PowerShell
8 345 (9.74%) C#
8 345 (9.74%) JavaScript
9 274 (7.73%) Shell Script
10 196 (5.53%) C++
11 188 (5.31%) PHP
12 156 (4.40%) C
13 124 (3.50%) Go
14 94 (2.65%) Groovy
15 79 (2.23%) XPath
16 57 (1.61%) Scala
16 57 (1.61%) T-SQL
17 47 (1.33%) Korn
18 42 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 395 (11.15%) Degree
2 220 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 94 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 92 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
5 78 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 65 (1.83%) ISEB
7 63 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 53 (1.50%) CCNP
10 45 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 37 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 33 (0.93%) AWS Certification
13 29 (0.82%) CCNA
14 25 (0.71%) CISSP
15 23 (0.65%) CISA
15 23 (0.65%) CISM
16 22 (0.62%) RHCE
17 20 (0.56%) MCSE
18 18 (0.51%) MCP
19 17 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (9.06%) QA
2 98 (2.77%) SLA
3 93 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 53 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.54%) PMO
6 19 (0.54%) SDET
7 17 (0.48%) GCP
8 16 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.42%) COBIT
10 14 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.085%) EMIR
13 3 (0.085%) MiFID
14 2 (0.056%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.056%) MISRA
14 2 (0.056%) MISRA C
14 2 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 587 (16.57%) Docker
2 281 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 164 (4.63%) vSphere
5 114 (3.22%) Xen
6 105 (2.96%) XenServer
7 69 (1.95%) Hyper-V
8 48 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
9 47 (1.33%) KVM
10 37 (1.04%) Firmware
11 36 (1.02%) vCloud
12 35 (0.99%) VirtualBox
13 29 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 25 (0.71%) NFS
14 25 (0.71%) XenApp
15 23 (0.65%) Varnish
16 22 (0.62%) Dovecot
17 21 (0.59%) LXC
18 18 (0.51%) HDFS
18 18 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1433 (40.45%) Puppet
2 1093 (30.85%) Opscode Chef
3 911 (25.71%) Ansible
4 271 (7.65%) Nagios
5 232 (6.55%) Terraform
6 207 (5.84%) Kubernetes
7 146 (4.12%) SCCM
8 113 (3.19%) Salt
9 94 (2.65%) Cobbler
9 94 (2.65%) Mesos
9 94 (2.65%) Tivoli
10 93 (2.62%) Graphite
11 72 (2.03%) ZABBIX
12 60 (1.69%) CFEngine
13 54 (1.52%) Kibana
14 53 (1.50%) Packer
15 51 (1.44%) logstash
16 43 (1.21%) SCOM
17 41 (1.16%) HAProxy
18 34 (0.96%) StatsD
Vendors
1 629 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 407 (11.49%) Oracle
2 407 (11.49%) VMware
3 369 (10.41%) Red Hat
4 162 (4.57%) Google
5 155 (4.37%) Cisco
6 132 (3.73%) New Relic
7 109 (3.08%) Splunk
8 89 (2.51%) HP
9 87 (2.46%) Citrix
10 83 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
11 77 (2.17%) IBM
12 75 (2.12%) Atlassian
12 75 (2.12%) ServiceNow
13 70 (1.98%) SaltStack
14 55 (1.55%) AppDynamics
15 54 (1.52%) SAP
16 49 (1.38%) SolarWinds
17 42 (1.19%) Juniper
18 41 (1.16%) MuleSoft
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cornwall
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus ect
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Salary Dependent on experience plus 15% flexible benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago