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

Configuration Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 151 174
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 74 90 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.46% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.64% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 58 53
Median salary £38,750 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.35% +0.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% +9.41%  

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 4536 5472 4973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 88.72% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3757 4243 4088
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 June 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 28 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 -6 22 £37,500 -25.00% 8
Warwickshire +19 17 £34,500 -46.92% 1
Coventry +3 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Shropshire -2 8 £62,500 +72.41% 2
Herefordshire -3 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Worcestershire -7 2 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Staffordshire +6 1 £43,124 -10.15% 3
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 62 (46.62%) Linux
2 40 (30.08%) ITIL
2 40 (30.08%) Windows
3 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (29.32%) DevOps
4 38 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (28.57%) Java
5 35 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 35 (26.32%) Docker
6 34 (25.56%) Puppet
7 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (20.30%) Microservices
9 26 (19.55%) Web Services
10 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
10 25 (18.80%) Test Automation
11 24 (18.05%) Python
11 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
12 23 (17.29%) C#
12 23 (17.29%) Ubuntu
13 22 (16.54%) Scrum
13 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
14 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
14 20 (15.04%) Change Management
15 19 (14.29%) Consul
16 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
16 18 (13.53%) Terraform
16 18 (13.53%) Bash Shell
16 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
16 18 (13.53%) VMware
16 18 (13.53%) Incident Management

Configuration Management
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 6 (4.51%) Apache
1 6 (4.51%) CMS
1 6 (4.51%) nginx
1 6 (4.51%) WebLogic
1 6 (4.51%) WebSphere
1 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.01%) Documentum
3 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Workfront
2 3 (2.26%) assyst
2 3 (2.26%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Exstream
4 1 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.27%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.76%) SaaS
7 4 (3.01%) GitHub
8 2 (1.50%) IaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Office 365
8 2 (1.50%) PaaS
9 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.80%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.28%) Firewall
3 9 (6.77%) DNS
3 9 (6.77%) VoIP
3 9 (6.77%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (6.02%) Ethernet
5 7 (5.26%) SNMP
6 6 (4.51%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (4.51%) DHCP
6 6 (4.51%) LAN
6 6 (4.51%) VPN
7 5 (3.76%) RS-485
8 4 (3.01%) WAN
8 4 (3.01%) Wireless
9 3 (2.26%) Bluetooth
10 2 (1.50%) Internet
10 2 (1.50%) Network Security
10 2 (1.50%) SAN
10 2 (1.50%) VLAN
10 2 (1.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.77%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (6.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (6.77%) InfluxDB
2 7 (5.26%) MySQL
3 6 (4.51%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) QlikView
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 12 (9.02%) GoCD
4 10 (7.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (7.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.02%) Hudson
6 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.76%) InstallShield
7 5 (3.76%) JIRA
7 5 (3.76%) MSI
7 5 (3.76%) Selenium
7 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.01%) Appium
8 4 (3.01%) MSBuild
8 4 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.26%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.50%) CANoe
10 2 (1.50%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (7.52%) Retail
1 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.77%) Electronics
3 7 (5.26%) Automotive
4 6 (4.51%) Games
4 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.76%) Finance
6 3 (2.26%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (13.53%) Developer
2 15 (11.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.53%) Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) Architect
5 9 (6.77%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (6.77%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 8 (6.02%) AWS Developer
6 8 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) Administrator
7 7 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Java Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.51%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.55%) Web Services
2 17 (12.78%) Node.js
3 14 (10.53%) HTML
3 14 (10.53%) Middleware
3 14 (10.53%) RESTful
4 13 (9.77%) .NET
5 9 (6.77%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (6.02%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (6.02%) HornetQ
6 8 (6.02%) JMS
6 8 (6.02%) Kafka
6 8 (6.02%) XML
7 6 (4.51%) LAMP
7 6 (4.51%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (4.51%) SOAP
7 6 (4.51%) WSDL
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.01%) CSS
8 4 (3.01%) HTML5
8 4 (3.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.03%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.52%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (6.77%) Smart Meter
5 5 (3.76%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (3.01%) VHDL
7 3 (2.26%) CESG
7 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) CPLD
7 3 (2.26%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.26%) Verilog
7 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.50%) CMDB
8 2 (1.50%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 62 (46.62%) Linux
2 40 (30.08%) Windows
3 23 (17.29%) Ubuntu
4 13 (9.77%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.02%) CentOS
6 6 (4.51%) Debian
7 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.76%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.01%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.08%) ITIL
2 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.32%) DevOps
3 35 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (20.30%) Microservices
6 25 (18.80%) Test Automation
7 22 (16.54%) Scrum
8 20 (15.04%) Change Management
9 18 (13.53%) Incident Management
10 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.03%) Change Control
12 14 (10.53%) Project Management
12 14 (10.53%) Service Management
13 13 (9.77%) Problem Management
13 13 (9.77%) Service Delivery
14 12 (9.02%) Defect Tracking
15 10 (7.52%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (6.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.57%) Java
2 24 (18.05%) Python
3 23 (17.29%) C#
4 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
5 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.53%) Bash Shell
7 14 (10.53%) Ruby
7 14 (10.53%) SQL
8 13 (9.77%) C
9 11 (8.27%) VBScript
10 10 (7.52%) C++
10 10 (7.52%) Go
11 8 (6.02%) Groovy
11 8 (6.02%) Perl
11 8 (6.02%) Scala
12 7 (5.26%) PHP
13 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
14 4 (3.01%) Korn
14 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
15 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) CCNA
1 9 (6.77%) CCNP
1 9 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.51%) MCSA
3 6 (4.51%) MCSE
3 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) Degree
4 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.26%) CISA
5 3 (2.26%) CISM
5 3 (2.26%) CISSP
5 3 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) CITP
6 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.75%) ISEB
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (2.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (26.32%) Docker
2 14 (10.53%) VirtualBox
3 13 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.51%) KVM
5 6 (4.51%) pfSense
5 6 (4.51%) Samba
5 6 (4.51%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.01%) Firmware
8 2 (1.50%) etcd
8 2 (1.50%) flannel
8 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (25.56%) Puppet
2 19 (14.29%) Consul
3 18 (13.53%) Terraform
4 17 (12.78%) Ansible
4 17 (12.78%) Nagios
5 16 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (8.27%) Kubernetes
6 11 (8.27%) SCCM
7 9 (6.77%) Icinga
8 8 (6.02%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (6.02%) Mesos
8 8 (6.02%) Salt
8 8 (6.02%) StatsD
9 6 (4.51%) Backup Exec
9 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (4.51%) NetBackup
9 6 (4.51%) WSUS
10 2 (1.50%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.75%) CloudForms
11 1 (0.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.53%) VMware
3 17 (12.78%) New Relic
4 14 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.27%) Google
6 9 (6.77%) AppDynamics
6 9 (6.77%) Avaya
6 9 (6.77%) Cisco
6 9 (6.77%) ServiceNow
7 8 (6.02%) Mitel
8 7 (5.26%) LANDesk
8 7 (5.26%) Remedy
9 5 (3.76%) AppSense
9 5 (3.76%) Citrix
10 4 (3.01%) Cognizant
10 4 (3.01%) Oracle
10 4 (3.01%) Pega
11 3 (2.26%) Green Hills
11 3 (2.26%) Nortel
11 3 (2.26%) QNX
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Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
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Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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I3
Salary: £36000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
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Stafford, Staffordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
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