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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
UK
Rank 155 197 205
Rank change year-on-year +42 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1765 1780 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 1.72% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.95% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1383 1271
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 £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22%  

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 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
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 25 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 25 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 +39 1674 £55,000 +4.76% 219
London +39 811 £62,500 +4.16% 101
South East +58 275 £50,000 - 37
North West +60 167 £52,500 +23.52% 18
East of England +68 141 £47,500 +6.77% 18
City of London +39 139 £65,000 +4.00% 17
Manchester +41 135 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Yorkshire +24 129 £52,500 +23.52% 17
West Yorkshire +30 97 £52,500 +23.52% 12
Leeds +37 95 £52,500 +16.66% 11
Surrey +60 91 £55,000 - 14
Hampshire +37 77 £45,000 +3.44% 10
West Midlands +18 62 £42,500 - 8
Essex +46 56 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Berkshire +7 55 £45,000 -18.18% 7
South West -42 54 £40,000 -3.61% 12
Reigate +53 38 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +34 37 £51,250 +25.00% 10
Hertfordshire +20 36 £47,500 +6.16% 6
Cambridge +34 35 £51,250 +57.69% 10
Scotland +19 35 £50,000 +5.26% 14
South Yorkshire +27 28 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Gloucestershire -10 27 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Cheshire +28 26 £55,000 +74.60% 2
Sheffield +24 26 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Portsmouth +18 25 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Colchester +19 22 £47,500 -5.00%
East Midlands -20 22 £50,000 +25.97% 1
Reading +18 21 £50,000 - 4
Wales -8 20 £54,250 +27.64% 1

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 1691 (47.45%) Linux
2 1491 (41.84%) DevOps
3 1460 (40.97%) Puppet
4 1365 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 1136 (31.87%) Python
6 1110 (31.14%) Opscode Chef
7 982 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
8 922 (25.87%) Ansible
9 892 (25.03%) Jenkins
9 892 (25.03%) Java
10 858 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
11 850 (23.85%) Windows
12 778 (21.83%) Finance
13 681 (19.11%) Ruby
14 650 (18.24%) Bash Shell
15 644 (18.07%) Git (software)
15 644 (18.07%) SQL
16 627 (17.59%) Microsoft
17 605 (16.98%) ITIL
18 596 (16.72%) Docker
19 591 (16.58%) Unix
20 488 (13.69%) Perl
21 455 (12.77%) Scrum
22 438 (12.29%) .NET
23 418 (11.73%) VMware
24 417 (11.70%) PowerShell
25 410 (11.50%) Web Services
26 407 (11.42%) Oracle
27 396 (11.11%) Degree
28 393 (11.03%) Software Engineering

Configuration Management
Top Related 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
1 288 (8.08%) Apache
2 260 (7.30%) IIS
3 212 (5.95%) OpenStack
4 188 (5.27%) Tomcat
5 170 (4.77%) WebSphere
6 154 (4.32%) CMS
7 139 (3.90%) JBoss
8 125 (3.51%) nginx
9 119 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
10 97 (2.72%) WebLogic
11 93 (2.61%) CloudStack
12 80 (2.24%) SharePoint
13 74 (2.08%) EPiServer
14 68 (1.91%) Confluence
15 60 (1.68%) Apache Spark
16 52 (1.46%) MS Exchange
17 43 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
18 41 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
19 40 (1.12%) Anypoint
20 36 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 261 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 108 (3.03%) MS Office
3 39 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.56%) MS Project
6 8 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.14%) 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 44 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.48%) assyst
4 14 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.39%) 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%) Magento
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
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%) Remedy AR System
12 1 (0.028%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 858 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
2 354 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 99 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 96 (2.69%) SaaS
6 90 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 82 (2.30%) GitHub
8 69 (1.94%) PaaS
9 66 (1.85%) Amazon S3
9 66 (1.85%) IaaS
10 52 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
11 50 (1.40%) Office 365
12 40 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 30 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
14 29 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
15 28 (0.79%) CloudBees
16 27 (0.76%) OpenShift
17 26 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
18 24 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 24 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 234 (6.57%) Firewall
2 224 (6.29%) Internet
3 210 (5.89%) DNS
4 157 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 129 (3.62%) HTTP
6 92 (2.58%) LDAP
7 81 (2.27%) SAN
8 78 (2.19%) LAN
9 76 (2.13%) Intranet
9 76 (2.13%) WAN
10 66 (1.85%) DHCP
11 55 (1.54%) Network Security
12 52 (1.46%) Kerberos
13 50 (1.40%) NAS
14 48 (1.35%) VoIP
15 46 (1.29%) VPN
15 46 (1.29%) Wireless
16 45 (1.26%) SSL
17 38 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
18 33 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 317 (8.89%) MySQL
3 228 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 187 (5.25%) Relational Database
5 149 (4.18%) MongoDB
6 136 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (3.11%) Hadoop
8 103 (2.89%) Big Data
9 93 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
10 89 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 84 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 81 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 78 (2.19%) RDBMS
14 77 (2.16%) Redis
15 75 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
16 68 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
17 60 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
18 59 (1.66%) Oracle Database
18 59 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 36 (1.01%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 892 (25.03%) Jenkins
2 644 (18.07%) Git (software)
3 318 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 313 (8.78%) TeamCity
5 302 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 243 (6.82%) Subversion
7 226 (6.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 213 (5.98%) Selenium
9 198 (5.56%) JIRA
10 181 (5.08%) MSBuild
11 178 (4.99%) Maven
12 170 (4.77%) Vagrant
13 159 (4.46%) Hudson
14 121 (3.40%) Ant
15 113 (3.17%) Visual Studio
16 93 (2.61%) Cucumber
17 80 (2.24%) GoCD
18 63 (1.77%) JUnit
18 63 (1.77%) WebDriver
19 57 (1.60%) Gradle
General
1 778 (21.83%) Finance
2 254 (7.13%) Banking
3 183 (5.13%) Retail
4 136 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 101 (2.83%) Games
6 60 (1.68%) Marketing
7 55 (1.54%) Electronics
8 46 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.23%) Law
9 44 (1.23%) Military
10 42 (1.18%) Advertising
11 35 (0.98%) Legal
12 30 (0.84%) Front Office
13 24 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.67%) Online Betting
14 22 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.45%) Back Office
16 12 (0.34%) French Language
16 12 (0.34%) Polish Language
16 12 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 879 (24.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 450 (12.63%) Developer
3 304 (8.53%) Linux Engineer
4 257 (7.21%) Analyst
5 222 (6.23%) Administrator
6 200 (5.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 173 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
8 168 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 163 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
10 162 (4.55%) Software Engineer
11 158 (4.43%) Architect
12 156 (4.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 152 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
14 151 (4.24%) Senior DevOps
15 137 (3.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 130 (3.65%) .NET Developer
17 125 (3.51%) Consultant
18 115 (3.23%) C# Developer
19 113 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
20 110 (3.09%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (12.29%) .NET
2 410 (11.50%) Web Services
3 271 (7.60%) HTML
4 228 (6.40%) XML
5 185 (5.19%) CSS
6 173 (4.85%) RESTful
7 145 (4.07%) ASP.NET
8 133 (3.73%) Node.js
9 127 (3.56%) LAMP
10 125 (3.51%) Elastic Stack
10 125 (3.51%) JSON
11 124 (3.48%) Spring
12 113 (3.17%) Middleware
13 101 (2.83%) HTML5
14 100 (2.81%) REST
15 94 (2.64%) .NET Framework
16 92 (2.58%) SOAP
17 90 (2.53%) XSLT
18 88 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 83 (2.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 270 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 256 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 201 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 196 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 137 (3.84%) User Experience
6 125 (3.51%) CMDB
7 79 (2.22%) Clustering
8 77 (2.16%) Public Cloud
9 53 (1.49%) Online Banking
10 41 (1.15%) Fintech
11 40 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
12 39 (1.09%) Algorithms
13 38 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (1.01%) Private Cloud
15 35 (0.98%) Replication
16 34 (0.95%) Hedge funds
17 33 (0.93%) Online Games
18 31 (0.87%) PKI
19 29 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
20 28 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1691 (47.45%) Linux
2 850 (23.85%) Windows
3 591 (16.58%) Unix
4 371 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 339 (9.51%) Windows Server
6 249 (6.99%) CentOS
7 180 (5.05%) Ubuntu
8 152 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 114 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 89 (2.50%) Solaris
11 83 (2.33%) Debian
12 65 (1.82%) Windows 7
13 53 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 52 (1.46%) CoreOS
15 44 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 39 (1.09%) Windows 10
17 35 (0.98%) Android
18 25 (0.70%) AIX
18 25 (0.70%) Fedora
19 23 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1491 (41.84%) DevOps
2 1365 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 982 (27.55%) Continuous Integration
4 605 (16.98%) ITIL
5 455 (12.77%) Scrum
6 393 (11.03%) Software Engineering
7 382 (10.72%) SDLC
8 362 (10.16%) Open Source
9 342 (9.60%) Change Management
10 330 (9.26%) TDD
11 287 (8.05%) Release Management
12 255 (7.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 246 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 244 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 236 (6.62%) Automated Testing
16 230 (6.45%) Microservices
17 220 (6.17%) Service Management
18 216 (6.06%) Test Automation
19 197 (5.53%) Project Management
20 196 (5.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1136 (31.87%) Python
2 892 (25.03%) Java
3 681 (19.11%) Ruby
4 650 (18.24%) Bash Shell
5 644 (18.07%) SQL
6 488 (13.69%) Perl
7 417 (11.70%) PowerShell
8 350 (9.82%) JavaScript
9 345 (9.68%) C#
10 273 (7.66%) Shell Script
11 193 (5.42%) C++
11 193 (5.42%) PHP
12 155 (4.35%) C
13 125 (3.51%) Go
14 94 (2.64%) Groovy
15 81 (2.27%) XPath
16 57 (1.60%) Scala
17 55 (1.54%) T-SQL
18 46 (1.29%) Korn
19 41 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 396 (11.11%) Degree
2 220 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 93 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 92 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
5 77 (2.16%) ISTQB
6 63 (1.77%) ISEB
7 61 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 60 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (1.40%) CCNP
10 46 (1.29%) DV Cleared
11 37 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 32 (0.90%) AWS Certification
13 29 (0.81%) CCNA
14 25 (0.70%) CISSP
15 23 (0.65%) CISA
15 23 (0.65%) CISM
16 21 (0.59%) MCSE
16 21 (0.59%) RHCE
17 19 (0.53%) MCITP
18 18 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (9.12%) QA
2 100 (2.81%) SLA
3 92 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 53 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.53%) SDET
7 18 (0.51%) GCP
7 18 (0.51%) PMO
8 16 (0.45%) COBIT
8 16 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.084%) EMIR
12 3 (0.084%) MiFID
13 2 (0.056%) JTAG
13 2 (0.056%) MISRA
13 2 (0.056%) MISRA C
13 2 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 596 (16.72%) Docker
2 286 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (6.48%) Active Directory
4 166 (4.66%) vSphere
5 113 (3.17%) Xen
6 104 (2.92%) XenServer
7 70 (1.96%) Hyper-V
8 49 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
9 47 (1.32%) KVM
10 37 (1.04%) vCloud
11 36 (1.01%) Firmware
12 35 (0.98%) VirtualBox
13 28 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (0.73%) NFS
15 25 (0.70%) XenApp
16 24 (0.67%) Varnish
17 23 (0.65%) Dovecot
18 21 (0.59%) LXC
19 17 (0.48%) etcd
19 17 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1460 (40.97%) Puppet
2 1110 (31.14%) Opscode Chef
3 922 (25.87%) Ansible
4 270 (7.58%) Nagios
5 237 (6.65%) Terraform
6 205 (5.75%) Kubernetes
7 148 (4.15%) SCCM
8 116 (3.25%) Salt
9 95 (2.67%) Graphite
9 95 (2.67%) Mesos
10 94 (2.64%) Cobbler
11 93 (2.61%) Tivoli
12 70 (1.96%) ZABBIX
13 59 (1.66%) CFEngine
14 54 (1.52%) Kibana
14 54 (1.52%) Packer
15 51 (1.43%) logstash
16 45 (1.26%) SCOM
17 40 (1.12%) HAProxy
18 34 (0.95%) StatsD
Vendors
1 627 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 418 (11.73%) VMware
3 407 (11.42%) Oracle
4 376 (10.55%) Red Hat
5 165 (4.63%) Google
6 151 (4.24%) Cisco
7 127 (3.56%) New Relic
8 108 (3.03%) Splunk
9 89 (2.50%) Citrix
10 87 (2.44%) HP
11 82 (2.30%) EnterpriseDB
12 78 (2.19%) Atlassian
12 78 (2.19%) IBM
12 78 (2.19%) ServiceNow
13 73 (2.05%) SaltStack
14 55 (1.54%) AppDynamics
15 54 (1.52%) SAP
16 45 (1.26%) SolarWinds
17 43 (1.21%) MuleSoft
18 41 (1.15%) webMethods
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday