The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CMDB in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CMDB over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 212 209
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3  
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 18 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.48% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 3
Median salary - £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -  

CMDB is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1636 2166 1649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.21% 35.64% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1611 1400
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +6.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CMDB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for CMDB in the West Midlands

CMDB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CMDB in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CMDB in the West Midlands

CMDB
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CMDB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +20 18 - -
CMDB
England

CMDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing CMDB 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 55 (88.71%) Service Delivery
2 52 (83.87%) Continuous Improvement
2 52 (83.87%) Line Management
2 52 (83.87%) Data Centre
3 51 (82.26%) Citrix
4 38 (61.29%) IBM
5 36 (58.06%) SQL
5 36 (58.06%) Publishing
5 36 (58.06%) VMware
5 36 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (58.06%) Presales
5 36 (58.06%) IT Strategy
6 33 (53.23%) MS Excel
7 30 (48.39%) Service Management
8 26 (41.94%) Project Management
8 26 (41.94%) ITIL
9 22 (35.48%) PRINCE2
9 22 (35.48%) PMP
9 22 (35.48%) PMI Certification
9 22 (35.48%) ITIL V3
10 21 (33.87%) SCVMM
10 21 (33.87%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (33.87%) Degree
10 21 (33.87%) Computer Science
10 21 (33.87%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (33.87%) Gantt Chart
10 21 (33.87%) Juniper
10 21 (33.87%) BMC

CMDB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 15 (24.19%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (53.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (33.87%) Amazon EC2
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (32.26%) IaaS
2 20 (32.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) Firewall
2 15 (24.19%) DNS
2 15 (24.19%) SSL
3 2 (3.23%) DSL
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) DB2
1 21 (33.87%) MySQL
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (58.06%) Publishing
2 21 (33.87%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Technical Specialist
2 20 (32.26%) Architect
3 17 (27.42%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (24.19%) Citrix Specialist
4 15 (24.19%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 15 (24.19%) Data Centre Specialist
4 15 (24.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Problem Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Data Centre Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Software Licensing Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Developer
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Problem Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) REST
1 1 (1.61%) SOAP
1 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (83.87%) Data Centre
2 21 (33.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (88.71%) Service Delivery
2 52 (83.87%) Continuous Improvement
2 52 (83.87%) Line Management
3 36 (58.06%) IT Strategy
3 36 (58.06%) Presales
4 30 (48.39%) Service Management
5 26 (41.94%) ITIL
5 26 (41.94%) Project Management
6 22 (35.48%) ITIL V3
6 22 (35.48%) PRINCE2
7 21 (33.87%) Gantt Chart
7 21 (33.87%) Requirements Analysis
7 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
8 20 (32.26%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (32.26%) IT Governance
8 20 (32.26%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (32.26%) TOGAF
8 20 (32.26%) Zachman Framework
9 17 (27.42%) Business Development
9 17 (27.42%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) PMI Certification
1 22 (35.48%) PMP
2 21 (33.87%) Degree
3 20 (32.26%) ISEB
4 15 (24.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (24.19%) LPIC
4 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 36 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (33.87%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (24.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) SCVMM
2 18 (29.03%) SCCM
3 15 (24.19%) Backup Exec
3 15 (24.19%) NetBackup
3 15 (24.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Citrix
2 38 (61.29%) IBM
3 36 (58.06%) VMware
4 21 (33.87%) BMC
4 21 (33.87%) CheckPoint
4 21 (33.87%) Cisco
4 21 (33.87%) HP
4 21 (33.87%) Juniper
4 21 (33.87%) Oracle
5 20 (32.26%) EMC
5 20 (32.26%) NetApp
6 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.23%) Snow
9 1 (1.61%) Brocade
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow