The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 148 164 150
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 62 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.19% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.35% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 54
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4242 5411 4223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.95% 88.30% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4357 3519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
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 Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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 +3 18 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Warwickshire +38 15 £42,500 +54.54%
Coventry +26 12 £57,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 5 £38,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -7 2 £39,500 +36.20%
Shropshire +2 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -4 1 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 55 (37.93%) Linux
2 40 (27.59%) ITIL
2 40 (27.59%) DevOps
3 39 (26.90%) Microservices
3 39 (26.90%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
4 38 (26.21%) Puppet
5 36 (24.83%) Docker
5 36 (24.83%) Web Services
5 36 (24.83%) Change Management
5 36 (24.83%) Scrum
6 35 (24.14%) Python
6 35 (24.14%) Terraform
7 32 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (21.38%) Java
9 30 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 29 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 28 (19.31%) Ansible
11 28 (19.31%) Ruby
11 28 (19.31%) Service Management
12 26 (17.93%) JavaScript
13 25 (17.24%) HTML
14 24 (16.55%) Incident Management
15 22 (15.17%) Jenkins
16 21 (14.48%) RESTful
16 21 (14.48%) Data Centre
16 21 (14.48%) Service Delivery

Configuration Management
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 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
1 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
1 6 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.38%) CMS
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.69%) nginx
3 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 14 (9.66%) assyst
1 14 (9.66%) Sentinel
2 5 (3.45%) Magento
3 4 (2.76%) Workfront
4 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.90%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.38%) IaaS
5 2 (1.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) VoIP
2 13 (8.97%) Firewall
3 10 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.83%) LAN
4 7 (4.83%) SNMP
4 7 (4.83%) WAN
5 5 (3.45%) PABX
5 5 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.07%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.07%) HTTP
6 3 (2.07%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.38%) DNS
7 2 (1.38%) RS-232
7 2 (1.38%) RS-485
7 2 (1.38%) VLAN
8 1 (0.69%) BGP
8 1 (0.69%) Internet
8 1 (0.69%) Network Security
8 1 (0.69%) VPLS
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.07%) MySQL
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (15.17%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.03%) Vagrant
4 13 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (8.28%) Hudson
6 11 (7.59%) GoCD
7 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.83%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.14%) MSBuild
8 6 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.07%) GDB
11 1 (0.69%) Ant
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Archiva
11 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.69%) GitLab
11 1 (0.69%) Gradle
11 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.69%) NuGet
11 1 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (11.72%) Retail
2 15 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.66%) Finance
4 8 (5.52%) Electronics
5 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.07%) Automotive
7 2 (1.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (11.72%) Developer
2 17 (11.72%) Software Engineer
3 14 (9.66%) Security Officer
3 14 (9.66%) Senior DevOps
3 14 (9.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Information Officer
4 12 (8.28%) Information Security Officer
5 11 (7.59%) AWS Developer
6 10 (6.90%) Architect
6 10 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Head of Service Management
9 6 (4.14%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) AWS Software Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.83%) Web Services
2 25 (17.24%) HTML
3 21 (14.48%) RESTful
4 16 (11.03%) Middleware
5 15 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
5 15 (10.34%) HornetQ
5 15 (10.34%) JMS
5 15 (10.34%) Kafka
5 15 (10.34%) Node.js
6 10 (6.90%) .NET
7 9 (6.21%) XML
8 8 (5.52%) LAMP
9 7 (4.83%) HTML5
10 6 (4.14%) SOAP
10 6 (4.14%) WSDL
11 5 (3.45%) J2EE
12 3 (2.07%) HTML5 Canvas
12 3 (2.07%) jQuery
12 3 (2.07%) REST
13 2 (1.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.07%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.48%) Data Centre
3 20 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 14 (9.66%) CESG
4 14 (9.66%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (9.66%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.07%) CMDB
5 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.38%) AS400
6 2 (1.38%) Handset
6 2 (1.38%) iSeries
6 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) FMCG
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.93%) Linux
2 20 (13.79%) CentOS
3 18 (12.41%) Ubuntu
4 14 (9.66%) Windows
5 13 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.83%) ThreadX
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.59%) DevOps
1 40 (27.59%) ITIL
2 39 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) Microservices
3 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
4 36 (24.83%) Change Management
4 36 (24.83%) Scrum
5 30 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 28 (19.31%) Service Management
8 24 (16.55%) Incident Management
9 21 (14.48%) Service Delivery
10 18 (12.41%) E-Commerce
11 17 (11.72%) Automated Testing
12 16 (11.03%) Change Control
12 16 (11.03%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (11.03%) Information Security
13 15 (10.34%) Data Protection
13 15 (10.34%) IT Governance
14 14 (9.66%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.14%) Python
2 31 (21.38%) Java
3 29 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 28 (19.31%) Ruby
5 26 (17.93%) JavaScript
6 19 (13.10%) Groovy
7 15 (10.34%) C#
7 15 (10.34%) Scala
8 14 (9.66%) Go
9 13 (8.97%) C
10 11 (7.59%) Perl
10 11 (7.59%) SQL
11 8 (5.52%) C++
11 8 (5.52%) PHP
11 8 (5.52%) PowerShell
12 7 (4.83%) Korn
13 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.41%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.66%) CISA
3 14 (9.66%) CISM
3 14 (9.66%) CISSP
4 11 (7.59%) CCNP
4 11 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.90%) CCNA
6 9 (6.21%) CITP
7 2 (1.38%) Degree
7 2 (1.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) CCIE
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.69%) MCSA
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.72%) QA
2 16 (11.03%) PCI DSS
3 15 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (9.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (9.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (2.76%) SLA
6 3 (2.07%) PMO
7 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.69%) ISO26262
System Software
1 36 (24.83%) Docker
2 15 (10.34%) VirtualBox
2 15 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) Firmware
4 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Ceph
5 1 (0.69%) etcd
5 1 (0.69%) flannel
5 1 (0.69%) KVM
5 1 (0.69%) Varnish
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (26.21%) Puppet
2 35 (24.14%) Terraform
3 29 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (19.31%) Ansible
5 17 (11.72%) Kubernetes
6 16 (11.03%) Nagios
7 15 (10.34%) Consul
7 15 (10.34%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (10.34%) Mesos
7 15 (10.34%) StatsD
8 3 (2.07%) rkt
9 1 (0.69%) CloudForms
9 1 (0.69%) Grafana
9 1 (0.69%) Graphite
9 1 (0.69%) Icinga
9 1 (0.69%) Kibana
9 1 (0.69%) logstash
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) Google
2 15 (10.34%) New Relic
2 15 (10.34%) VMware
3 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.97%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.28%) Avaya
5 11 (7.59%) Cisco
5 11 (7.59%) ServiceNow
6 9 (6.21%) Mitel
7 7 (4.83%) Oracle
8 4 (2.76%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.76%) Remedy
8 4 (2.76%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.07%) HP
9 3 (2.07%) Nortel
10 2 (1.38%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.69%) Assembla
11 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.69%) Citrix
11 1 (0.69%) Green Hills
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