Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 116 130
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 -32
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 39 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.88% 1.52% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.70% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 12
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.13% -8.82%
10th Percentile £29,405 £34,550 £26,075
90th Percentile £61,500 £55,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1870 2348 2315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.95% 88.97% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 2008 1946
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,432 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Wales

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Wales

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Wales

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +28 25 £37,500 -16.67% 2
West Wales 0 14 £33,934 -9.51%
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
2 17 (43.59%) Puppet
2 17 (43.59%) DevOps
3 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) Python
5 12 (30.77%) SEO
6 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
7 10 (25.64%) Ansible
8 9 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (20.51%) Maven
9 8 (20.51%) Ubuntu
9 8 (20.51%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) Unix
10 7 (17.95%) Perl
10 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (17.95%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (15.38%) Docker
11 6 (15.38%) PHP
11 6 (15.38%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) OO
11 6 (15.38%) Games
11 6 (15.38%) SLA
12 5 (12.82%) Microsoft

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) VLAN
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.56%) SecureCRT
5 1 (2.56%) SMS
5 1 (2.56%) SSH
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) GIS
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Maven
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) Subversion
5 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.38%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Romanian Language
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Release Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Release Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Service Transition Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Unix Support
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (12.82%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) MFC
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Ubuntu
2 8 (20.51%) Unix
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) CentOS
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) VMS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) DevOps
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) SEO
4 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) API Development
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) OOD
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) UML
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) RUP
9 2 (5.13%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Python
2 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) Perl
5 6 (15.38%) PHP
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 3 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) C
8 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (15.38%) Docker
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Puppet
2 16 (41.03%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (25.64%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.56%) Graylog
5 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.56%) logstash
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) Salt
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) BMC
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk