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

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 187 227
Rank change year-on-year -23 +40  
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 19 56 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.90% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 2.44% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Median salary £28,000 £70,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -60.00% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £42,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year -25.44% +1.80%  

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 1939 2296 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.48% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1653 1595
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CMDB in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 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
Birmingham -28 16 £28,000 -60.00%
Coventry - 2 £44,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
CMDB
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 34 (91.89%) Service Delivery
2 32 (86.49%) Citrix
2 32 (86.49%) Continuous Improvement
2 32 (86.49%) Line Management
2 32 (86.49%) Data Centre
3 28 (75.68%) IBM
4 27 (72.97%) SQL
4 27 (72.97%) VMware
4 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (70.27%) Presales
5 26 (70.27%) IT Strategy
5 26 (70.27%) Publishing
6 17 (45.95%) ITIL
7 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
7 14 (37.84%) MySQL
7 14 (37.84%) Oracle
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
7 14 (37.84%) DB2
7 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 14 (37.84%) Linux
7 14 (37.84%) HP
7 14 (37.84%) EMC
7 14 (37.84%) BMC
7 14 (37.84%) PMP
7 14 (37.84%) PMI Certification
7 14 (37.84%) Cisco
7 14 (37.84%) Project Management
7 14 (37.84%) Service Management
7 14 (37.84%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (37.84%) SCCM

CMDB
Co-occurring 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 13 (35.14%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (35.14%) IaaS
2 13 (35.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
1 13 (35.14%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) FCoE
2 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) DB2
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (70.27%) Publishing
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Technical Specialist
2 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 13 (35.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Data Centre Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) Asset and Configuration Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Junior
5 1 (2.70%) Junior Service Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Junior Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (86.49%) Data Centre
2 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Celerra
3 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Service Delivery
2 32 (86.49%) Continuous Improvement
2 32 (86.49%) Line Management
3 26 (70.27%) IT Strategy
3 26 (70.27%) Presales
4 17 (45.95%) ITIL
5 14 (37.84%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (37.84%) ITIL V3
5 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
5 14 (37.84%) Project Management
5 14 (37.84%) Service Management
6 13 (35.14%) Business Development
6 13 (35.14%) Customer Engagement
6 13 (35.14%) Gantt Chart
6 13 (35.14%) IT Governance
6 13 (35.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
6 13 (35.14%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (35.14%) TOGAF
6 13 (35.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) PMI Certification
1 14 (37.84%) PMP
2 13 (35.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 13 (35.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 13 (35.14%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) LPIC
2 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (37.84%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) Firmware
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) SCCM
1 14 (37.84%) SCVMM
2 13 (35.14%) Backup Exec
2 13 (35.14%) NetBackup
2 13 (35.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Citrix
2 28 (75.68%) IBM
3 27 (72.97%) VMware
4 14 (37.84%) BMC
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) EMC
4 14 (37.84%) HP
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
5 13 (35.14%) Juniper
5 13 (35.14%) NetApp
5 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) Brocade
6 1 (2.70%) Isilon
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow