Period
to 24 March 2019

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 6 months to 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 242 259
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 +40
Permanent jobs citing CMDB 65 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 1.91% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 8
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £62,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +3.09% +10.86% -2.78%

CMDB is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,309 3,662 3,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.70% 36.81% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,273 2,638 2,823
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

CMDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CMDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 24 March 2019.

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 6 months to 24 March 2019. 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
Birmingham +7 44 £65,000 +67.74%
Coventry +27 6 £42,500 -8.11%
Solihull +10 6 £65,000 +80.56%
Staffordshire +26 5 £42,500 +21.43%
Warwickshire +4 3 - -
Shropshire -4 2 £52,500 +16.67%
CMDB
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, IT jobs citing CMDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CMDB.

1 43 (66.15%) ITIL
2 36 (55.38%) Service Management
2 36 (55.38%) Data Protection
3 34 (52.31%) GDPR
4 33 (50.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (46.15%) IT Strategy
5 30 (46.15%) Presales
6 28 (43.08%) Data Centre
7 27 (41.54%) Gantt Chart
7 27 (41.54%) Due Diligence
7 27 (41.54%) IT Governance
7 27 (41.54%) Publishing
8 25 (38.46%) Service Delivery
8 25 (38.46%) VMware
9 24 (36.92%) Change Management
10 23 (35.38%) ITIL V3
11 22 (33.85%) Self-Motivation
11 22 (33.85%) EMC
11 22 (33.85%) Citrix
11 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (30.77%) PMI Certification
12 20 (30.77%) Firewall
12 20 (30.77%) Project Management
12 20 (30.77%) NetApp
13 19 (29.23%) PRINCE2
14 18 (27.69%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (26.15%) Customer Engagement
15 17 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
15 17 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 17 (26.15%) Technical Architecture

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 2 (3.08%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) IaaS
1 17 (26.15%) PaaS
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Office 365
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) SaaS
3 3 (4.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (6.15%) LAN
2 4 (6.15%) WAN
3 3 (4.62%) BGP
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.62%) EIGRP
3 3 (4.62%) IPsec
3 3 (4.62%) MPLS
3 3 (4.62%) OSPF
3 3 (4.62%) Skype
3 3 (4.62%) SMS
3 3 (4.62%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (4.62%) SSL
3 3 (4.62%) VLAN
3 3 (4.62%) VPLS
3 3 (4.62%) VPN
3 3 (4.62%) Wireless
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
General
1 27 (41.54%) Publishing
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Architect
2 15 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (21.54%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Change Manager
6 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Change Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL Change Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Configuration Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Head of Service Management
9 3 (4.62%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) OSS Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.08%) Data Centre
2 22 (33.85%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (26.15%) Management Information System
4 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) PMI
5 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) EPoS
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) ITIL
2 36 (55.38%) Data Protection
2 36 (55.38%) Service Management
3 33 (50.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (46.15%) IT Strategy
4 30 (46.15%) Presales
5 27 (41.54%) Due Diligence
5 27 (41.54%) Gantt Chart
5 27 (41.54%) IT Governance
6 25 (38.46%) Service Delivery
7 24 (36.92%) Change Management
8 23 (35.38%) ITIL V3
9 20 (30.77%) Project Management
10 19 (29.23%) PRINCE2
11 18 (27.69%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (26.15%) CRM
12 17 (26.15%) Line Management
12 17 (26.15%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (26.15%) SIEM
12 17 (26.15%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 17 (26.15%) CEH
2 17 (26.15%) CISSP
2 17 (26.15%) CompTIA Security+
2 17 (26.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (26.15%) Degree
2 17 (26.15%) ISEB
2 17 (26.15%) PMP
3 3 (4.62%) CCNP
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.62%) JNCIS
4 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (52.31%) GDPR
2 17 (26.15%) GPG13
2 17 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (20.00%) QA
4 4 (6.15%) SLA
5 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (4.62%) XenApp
3 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Netcool
2 3 (4.62%) HP NNM
2 3 (4.62%) Netcool/Proviso
2 3 (4.62%) TeMIP
3 2 (3.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) VMware
2 22 (33.85%) Citrix
2 22 (33.85%) EMC
3 20 (30.77%) NetApp
4 17 (26.15%) CheckPoint
5 15 (23.08%) ServiceNow
6 8 (12.31%) HP
6 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.69%) BMC
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle
7 5 (7.69%) Remedy
8 3 (4.62%) Cisco
8 3 (4.62%) CyberArk
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) IBM
8 3 (4.62%) Juniper
8 3 (4.62%) Meraki
8 3 (4.62%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.62%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds