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

Configuration Management
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 185 201
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1744 1779 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.81% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.03% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1457 1390
Median salary £55,000 £51,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £33,750 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median 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 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 263997 301274 311895
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,000 £29,789
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median 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 28 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 28 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 +1 1617 £55,000 +4.76% 279
UK excluding London +17 881 £50,000 +7.52% 157
London +1 822 £65,000 +8.33% 134
North of England +45 275 £48,750 +14.70% 51
South East +35 235 £49,500 -1.00% 41
East of England -5 108 £50,000 -9.09% 19
Midlands -35 86 £40,000 -8.04% 22
South West -59 84 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Scotland +14 59 £50,188 +11.52% 8
Wales +19 32 £43,000 -21.81% 3
Northern Ireland -12 2 £55,000 +44.73% 2

For the 6 months to 28 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 1665 (47.49%) Linux
2 1403 (40.02%) DevOps
3 1367 (38.99%) Puppet
4 1290 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
5 1146 (32.69%) Python
6 1017 (29.01%) Opscode Chef
7 915 (26.10%) Ansible
8 906 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
9 877 (25.01%) Continuous Integration
10 821 (23.42%) Finance
11 809 (23.07%) Windows
12 801 (22.85%) Jenkins
13 771 (21.99%) Java
14 676 (19.28%) SQL
15 663 (18.91%) Bash Shell
16 659 (18.80%) Docker
17 640 (18.25%) Microsoft
18 627 (17.88%) Unix
18 627 (17.88%) Ruby
19 603 (17.20%) ITIL
20 565 (16.12%) Git (software)
21 473 (13.49%) Test Automation
22 461 (13.15%) Perl
23 441 (12.58%) VMware
24 440 (12.55%) Scrum
25 429 (12.24%) Degree
26 421 (12.01%) SDLC
27 409 (11.67%) C#
28 404 (11.52%) PowerShell
29 396 (11.29%) 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 (7.90%) Apache
2 209 (5.96%) OpenStack
3 176 (5.02%) Tomcat
4 174 (4.96%) IIS
5 150 (4.28%) nginx
6 121 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 110 (3.14%) CloudStack
8 91 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
9 88 (2.51%) JBoss
10 83 (2.37%) WebLogic
11 80 (2.28%) SharePoint
12 78 (2.22%) CMS
13 66 (1.88%) MS Exchange
14 59 (1.68%) Confluence
15 52 (1.48%) Jetty
16 38 (1.08%) Apache Spark
17 31 (0.88%) Apache Solr
17 31 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
18 26 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
19 23 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 138 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.14%) Windchill
7 4 (0.11%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.029%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 60 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.66%) Actimize
3 23 (0.66%) RMDS
4 12 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.20%) Workfront
7 5 (0.14%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.086%) assyst
9 3 (0.086%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.086%) 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
10 2 (0.057%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 906 (25.84%) Amazon AWS
2 396 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 121 (3.45%) GitHub
5 114 (3.25%) IaaS
6 108 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 88 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
7 88 (2.51%) SaaS
8 85 (2.42%) PaaS
9 58 (1.65%) Office 365
10 55 (1.57%) Amazon S3
11 43 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 31 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 31 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
15 27 (0.77%) OpenShift
16 26 (0.74%) Route 53
17 22 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 18 (0.51%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 267 (7.62%) DNS
2 259 (7.39%) Firewall
3 186 (5.31%) Internet
4 163 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 106 (3.02%) SAN
6 95 (2.71%) DHCP
7 85 (2.42%) LDAP
8 83 (2.37%) WAN
9 78 (2.22%) HTTP
9 78 (2.22%) VPN
10 69 (1.97%) LAN
11 63 (1.80%) NAS
12 55 (1.57%) Kerberos
13 54 (1.54%) VoIP
14 53 (1.51%) Wireless
15 50 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
16 46 (1.31%) Network Security
17 44 (1.25%) BGP
18 43 (1.23%) VLAN
19 40 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (9.44%) MySQL
2 313 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 167 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 161 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 127 (3.62%) Big Data
6 118 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
7 105 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 103 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 90 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 89 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 81 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 79 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
13 67 (1.91%) RDBMS
14 59 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 57 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
16 56 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (1.45%) Power BI
18 50 (1.43%) Redis
19 49 (1.40%) Oracle Database
20 42 (1.20%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 801 (22.85%) Jenkins
2 565 (16.12%) Git (software)
3 302 (8.61%) TeamCity
4 241 (6.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 222 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 216 (6.16%) Selenium
7 200 (5.70%) Subversion
8 199 (5.68%) Maven
9 197 (5.62%) JIRA
10 141 (4.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 136 (3.88%) MSBuild
12 135 (3.85%) Vagrant
13 134 (3.82%) Cucumber
13 134 (3.82%) Hudson
14 110 (3.14%) Ant
15 103 (2.94%) WebDriver
16 72 (2.05%) JUnit
17 70 (2.00%) GoCD
18 62 (1.77%) Visual Studio
19 51 (1.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 821 (23.42%) Finance
2 333 (9.50%) Banking
3 237 (6.76%) Retail
4 184 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 115 (3.28%) Games
6 113 (3.22%) Investment Banking
7 90 (2.57%) Marketing
8 84 (2.40%) Electronics
9 82 (2.34%) Retail Banking
10 79 (2.25%) Law
11 52 (1.48%) Manufacturing
12 51 (1.45%) Legal
13 44 (1.25%) Online Betting
14 36 (1.03%) Military
15 28 (0.80%) Front Office
16 26 (0.74%) Advertising
17 21 (0.60%) Polish Language
18 14 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.40%) Publishing
19 13 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 853 (24.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 395 (11.27%) Developer
3 300 (8.56%) Analyst
4 298 (8.50%) Linux Engineer
5 234 (6.67%) Administrator
6 212 (6.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 182 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
8 172 (4.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 170 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
10 149 (4.25%) AWS DevOps
11 139 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
12 136 (3.88%) Software Engineer
13 133 (3.79%) Platform Engineer
14 131 (3.74%) Architect
15 127 (3.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 120 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
17 115 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
18 111 (3.17%) Consultant
18 111 (3.17%) Senior DevOps
18 111 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (11.10%) .NET
2 283 (8.07%) Web Services
3 162 (4.62%) HTML
4 150 (4.28%) RESTful
5 141 (4.02%) LAMP
6 136 (3.88%) XML
7 132 (3.76%) Elastic Stack
8 117 (3.34%) Node.js
9 108 (3.08%) CSS
10 104 (2.97%) ASP.NET
11 102 (2.91%) Gherkin
12 100 (2.85%) JSON
13 89 (2.54%) Spring
14 84 (2.40%) SOAP
15 71 (2.03%) Kafka
16 69 (1.97%) Java EE
17 67 (1.91%) REST
18 55 (1.57%) Middleware
18 55 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
19 54 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 273 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 265 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 250 (7.13%) Data Centre
4 221 (6.30%) Computer Science
5 174 (4.96%) CMDB
6 115 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 109 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
8 91 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 79 (2.25%) Clustering
10 78 (2.22%) User Experience
11 76 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
12 75 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
13 70 (2.00%) Private Cloud
14 51 (1.45%) Replication
15 49 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 49 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
16 47 (1.34%) Online Banking
17 41 (1.17%) Fintech
18 40 (1.14%) Algorithms
18 40 (1.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1665 (47.49%) Linux
2 809 (23.07%) Windows
3 627 (17.88%) Unix
4 320 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (8.84%) Windows Server
6 198 (5.65%) CentOS
7 196 (5.59%) Ubuntu
8 144 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 121 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 87 (2.48%) Solaris
11 85 (2.42%) Windows 7
12 73 (2.08%) Debian
13 62 (1.77%) Windows 10
14 57 (1.63%) Android
15 43 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (1.14%) Mac OS X
17 38 (1.08%) CoreOS
18 32 (0.91%) Apple iOS
19 28 (0.80%) VMS
20 26 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1403 (40.02%) DevOps
2 1290 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 877 (25.01%) Continuous Integration
4 603 (17.20%) ITIL
5 473 (13.49%) Test Automation
6 440 (12.55%) Scrum
7 421 (12.01%) SDLC
8 387 (11.04%) Software Engineering
9 352 (10.04%) Open Source
10 327 (9.33%) TDD
11 320 (9.13%) Change Management
12 305 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 278 (7.93%) Release Management
14 271 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 262 (7.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 226 (6.45%) E-Commerce
17 225 (6.42%) Project Management
18 218 (6.22%) High Availability
19 216 (6.16%) Service Management
20 207 (5.90%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1146 (32.69%) Python
2 771 (21.99%) Java
3 676 (19.28%) SQL
4 663 (18.91%) Bash Shell
5 627 (17.88%) Ruby
6 461 (13.15%) Perl
7 409 (11.67%) C#
8 404 (11.52%) PowerShell
9 258 (7.36%) Shell Script
10 229 (6.53%) JavaScript
11 194 (5.53%) C++
12 191 (5.45%) PHP
13 162 (4.62%) C
14 126 (3.59%) Go
15 89 (2.54%) Groovy
16 80 (2.28%) T-SQL
17 63 (1.80%) VBScript
18 60 (1.71%) VB.NET
19 39 (1.11%) Scala
20 34 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 429 (12.24%) Degree
2 164 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 131 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 77 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (1.97%) 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 32 (0.91%) AWS Certification
13 30 (0.86%) 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 (8.16%) QA
2 128 (3.65%) SLA
3 77 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 36 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.57%) PMO
7 16 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 15 (0.43%) GCP
9 12 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.31%) COBIT
11 9 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.14%) P3O
13 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.086%) EMIR
14 3 (0.086%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.057%) MISRA
16 1 (0.029%) MISRA C
System Software
1 659 (18.80%) Docker
2 308 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (7.82%) Active Directory
4 164 (4.68%) vSphere
5 128 (3.65%) Xen
6 107 (3.05%) XenServer
7 80 (2.28%) Hyper-V
8 54 (1.54%) KVM
9 43 (1.23%) 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 (0.86%) NFS
15 27 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 26 (0.74%) Varnish
16 26 (0.74%) XenApp
17 25 (0.71%) LXC
17 25 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
18 24 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1367 (38.99%) Puppet
2 1017 (29.01%) Opscode Chef
3 915 (26.10%) Ansible
4 277 (7.90%) Terraform
5 249 (7.10%) Nagios
6 246 (7.02%) Kubernetes
7 147 (4.19%) SCCM
8 103 (2.94%) Cobbler
9 101 (2.88%) Tivoli
10 94 (2.68%) Salt
11 79 (2.25%) Mesos
12 76 (2.17%) ZABBIX
13 68 (1.94%) Graphite
14 61 (1.74%) CFEngine
14 61 (1.74%) logstash
15 58 (1.65%) Packer
16 51 (1.45%) HAProxy
17 49 (1.40%) Consul
17 49 (1.40%) SCOM
18 30 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 640 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 441 (12.58%) VMware
3 357 (10.18%) Red Hat
4 353 (10.07%) Oracle
5 205 (5.85%) Cisco
6 161 (4.59%) Google
7 104 (2.97%) Citrix
8 103 (2.94%) HP
9 94 (2.68%) EnterpriseDB
10 92 (2.62%) Splunk
11 88 (2.51%) New Relic
12 84 (2.40%) SaltStack
13 74 (2.11%) ServiceNow
14 61 (1.74%) Juniper
15 60 (1.71%) SAP
16 56 (1.60%) IBM
17 53 (1.51%) SolarWinds
18 44 (1.25%) F5
18 44 (1.25%) NetApp
19 40 (1.14%) AppDynamics
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Computer People
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Medical
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £42500.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lisburn, County Antrim
Cloudscope
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Relocation Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Relocation Package and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Annual Bonus and benefits upon req
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + generous relocation package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
MLJ Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday