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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 209 196 171
Rank change year-on-year -13 -25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1,416 717 143
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.87% 1.76% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.85% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 694 545 119
10th Percentile £41,225 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,175 £52,500 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,249 38,751 8,153
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.58% 95.10% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42,958 29,399 7,035
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,189 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.43% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%

Configuration Management
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Configuration Management trend for jobs with a WFH option

Configuration Management
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Configuration Management.

Configuration Management salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Configuration Management over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Configuration Management salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, Configuration Management job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 814 (57.49%) AWS
2 811 (57.27%) DevOps
3 729 (51.48%) Ansible
4 669 (47.25%) Python
5 668 (47.18%) Kubernetes
6 594 (41.95%) Agile
7 593 (41.88%) Docker
8 584 (41.24%) CI/CD
9 563 (39.76%) Azure
10 557 (39.34%) Terraform
11 520 (36.72%) Linux
12 482 (34.04%) Puppet
13 429 (30.30%) Infrastructure as Code
14 414 (29.24%) Jenkins
15 394 (27.82%) Opscode Chef
16 385 (27.19%) Social Skills
17 372 (26.27%) Finance
18 359 (25.35%) Bash
19 320 (22.60%) Containerisation
20 311 (21.96%) Java
21 270 (19.07%) Security Cleared
22 258 (18.22%) GCP
22 258 (18.22%) Windows
23 252 (17.80%) AWS CloudFormation
24 249 (17.58%) SC Cleared
25 238 (16.81%) SDLC
26 236 (16.67%) Public Sector
27 222 (15.68%) PowerShell
28 212 (14.97%) Scrum
29 210 (14.83%) Test Automation

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 52 (3.67%) Apache
2 45 (3.18%) OpenStack
3 42 (2.97%) Confluence
4 32 (2.26%) nginx
5 25 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.41%) WebLogic
9 19 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
10 16 (1.13%) IIS
11 11 (0.78%) CMS
12 9 (0.64%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.49%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.35%) Moodle
15 4 (0.28%) Apache TomEE
15 4 (0.28%) MediaWiki
15 4 (0.28%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
16 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 45 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.071%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 16 (1.13%) R3 Corda
2 9 (0.64%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.49%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.35%) Exstream
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.28%) Avolution ABACUS
6 4 (0.28%) Changepoint
6 4 (0.28%) Fidessa
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 814 (57.49%) AWS
2 563 (39.76%) Azure
3 258 (18.22%) GCP
4 252 (17.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 163 (11.51%) Azure DevOps
6 108 (7.63%) Amazon ECS
7 99 (6.99%) Serverless
8 98 (6.92%) PaaS
9 93 (6.57%) GitHub
10 91 (6.43%) SaaS
11 86 (6.07%) IaaS
12 70 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
13 67 (4.73%) Datadog
14 65 (4.59%) OpenShift
15 52 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
16 50 (3.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 48 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 46 (3.25%) Amazon S3
19 45 (3.18%) Microsoft 365
20 41 (2.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 104 (7.34%) Firewall
2 88 (6.21%) DNS
3 62 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 51 (3.60%) DHCP
4 51 (3.60%) VPN
5 47 (3.32%) Software-Defined Networking
6 29 (2.05%) HTTP
7 20 (1.41%) WAN
8 19 (1.34%) Internet
9 18 (1.27%) Network Security
10 16 (1.13%) SSH
11 15 (1.06%) LAN
11 15 (1.06%) VLAN
12 13 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (0.85%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (0.78%) MPLS
14 11 (0.78%) Wireless
15 9 (0.64%) BGP
15 9 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (12.29%) MySQL
2 168 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
3 119 (8.40%) Relational Database
4 101 (7.13%) Elasticsearch
5 72 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
6 60 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 54 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 48 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 35 (2.47%) NoSQL
10 34 (2.40%) DynamoDB
11 33 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 30 (2.12%) InfluxDB
13 24 (1.69%) MariaDB
14 23 (1.62%) Redis
15 17 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
15 17 (1.20%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
17 11 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 414 (29.24%) Jenkins
2 206 (14.55%) Git (software)
3 166 (11.72%) GitLab
4 79 (5.58%) JIRA
5 56 (3.95%) Subversion
6 47 (3.32%) TeamCity
7 42 (2.97%) CircleCI
8 37 (2.61%) Cucumber
9 36 (2.54%) Bitbucket
9 36 (2.54%) Selenium
10 33 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (2.19%) GoCD
12 26 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (1.77%) Artifactory
14 20 (1.41%) Travis CI
15 19 (1.34%) Ant
15 19 (1.34%) Hudson
15 19 (1.34%) IBM UrbanCode
16 17 (1.20%) Maven
17 13 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 385 (27.19%) Social Skills
2 372 (26.27%) Finance
3 236 (16.67%) Public Sector
4 206 (14.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 129 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
6 128 (9.04%) Retail
7 85 (6.00%) Law
8 66 (4.66%) Telecoms
9 52 (3.67%) Legal
10 50 (3.53%) Banking
11 42 (2.97%) Electronics
12 38 (2.68%) Manufacturing
13 35 (2.47%) Marketing
14 25 (1.77%) Influencing Skills
14 25 (1.77%) Presentation Skills
15 21 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
16 13 (0.92%) Agriculture
17 11 (0.78%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.64%) Advertising
19 8 (0.56%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 502 (35.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 152 (10.73%) Senior DevOps
3 142 (10.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 141 (9.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 105 (7.42%) AWS Engineer
6 94 (6.64%) Software Engineer
7 93 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
8 89 (6.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 74 (5.23%) Developer
10 68 (4.80%) Architect
11 67 (4.73%) Lead DevOps
12 52 (3.67%) Platform Engineer
13 47 (3.32%) Consultant
14 44 (3.11%) Administrator
15 42 (2.97%) Azure Engineer
16 41 (2.90%) DevOps Consultant
17 39 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
18 36 (2.54%) Systems Administrator
19 35 (2.47%) Java Engineer
20 34 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (8.26%) .NET
2 105 (7.42%) Elastic Stack
3 99 (6.99%) RESTful
4 96 (6.78%) REST
5 63 (4.45%) Spring
6 59 (4.17%) React
7 46 (3.25%) Spring Boot
8 45 (3.18%) Kafka
8 45 (3.18%) Node.js
9 38 (2.68%) ARM Templates
10 35 (2.47%) Middleware
11 34 (2.40%) LAMP
12 33 (2.33%) .NET Core
13 29 (2.05%) AngularJS
14 26 (1.84%) LEMP Stack
14 26 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (1.69%) HTML
16 22 (1.55%) Django
17 21 (1.48%) SOAP
17 21 (1.48%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.79%) Cloud Native
2 141 (9.96%) Public Cloud
3 108 (7.63%) Management Information System
4 74 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (4.38%) Cyberattack
6 59 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 57 (4.03%) CMDB
8 56 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
9 54 (3.81%) Cyber Defence
10 46 (3.25%) Private Cloud
11 45 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
12 41 (2.90%) Replication
13 34 (2.40%) User Experience
14 30 (2.12%) Social Network
15 29 (2.05%) Virtual Team
16 26 (1.84%) Smartphone
16 26 (1.84%) Social Media
17 25 (1.77%) Blog
18 20 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
19 19 (1.34%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 520 (36.72%) Linux
2 258 (18.22%) Windows
3 100 (7.06%) Unix
4 89 (6.29%) CentOS
5 53 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (3.53%) Windows Server
7 49 (3.46%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.48%) Amazon Linux
10 19 (1.34%) Mesosphere
10 19 (1.34%) Solaris
11 16 (1.13%) Debian
12 14 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
13 10 (0.71%) Android
14 8 (0.56%) Scientific Linux
15 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
16 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.28%) VxWorks
16 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (57.27%) DevOps
2 594 (41.95%) Agile
3 584 (41.24%) CI/CD
4 429 (30.30%) Infrastructure as Code
5 320 (22.60%) Containerisation
6 238 (16.81%) SDLC
7 212 (14.97%) Scrum
8 210 (14.83%) Test Automation
9 203 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
10 190 (13.42%) Software Engineering
11 185 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
12 173 (12.22%) Open Source
13 142 (10.03%) ITIL
13 142 (10.03%) Microservices
14 126 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 120 (8.47%) Mentoring
16 119 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
17 113 (7.98%) TDD
18 109 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
19 103 (7.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 669 (47.25%) Python
2 359 (25.35%) Bash
3 311 (21.96%) Java
4 222 (15.68%) PowerShell
5 169 (11.94%) SQL
6 168 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 148 (10.45%) Go
8 146 (10.31%) Ruby
9 116 (8.19%) C#
10 82 (5.79%) Groovy
11 72 (5.08%) Perl
12 56 (3.95%) C
13 52 (3.67%) PHP
14 45 (3.18%) PL/SQL
15 42 (2.97%) C++
16 30 (2.12%) TypeScript
17 27 (1.91%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 24 (1.69%) VB
19 19 (1.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 270 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 249 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 163 (11.51%) Degree
4 76 (5.37%) AWS Certification
5 49 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (1.13%) CCA
10 15 (1.06%) MCSE
11 12 (0.85%) RHCE
12 9 (0.64%) CCNP
12 9 (0.64%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.56%) CCIE
13 8 (0.56%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.49%) CCNA
14 7 (0.49%) CISSP
14 7 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.42%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.87%) QA
2 38 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.61%) SLA
4 17 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.99%) PMO
6 11 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.64%) SOC 2
8 6 (0.42%) NIST
9 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.28%) P3O
11 3 (0.21%) Accessibility
11 3 (0.21%) GDPR
11 3 (0.21%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.21%) HL7
12 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.14%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.071%) GRC
13 1 (0.071%) RMADS
System Software
1 593 (41.88%) Docker
2 88 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (5.44%) Active Directory
4 32 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (1.98%) KVM
6 27 (1.91%) Xen
7 22 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.85%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.56%) Lustre
9 8 (0.56%) Samba
9 8 (0.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 7 (0.49%) vSphere
11 6 (0.42%) Firmware
11 6 (0.42%) NFS
12 5 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.35%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.35%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 729 (51.48%) Ansible
2 668 (47.18%) Kubernetes
3 557 (39.34%) Terraform
4 482 (34.04%) Puppet
5 394 (27.82%) Opscode Chef
6 103 (7.27%) Grafana
7 93 (6.57%) Prometheus
8 73 (5.16%) Docker Swarm
9 51 (3.60%) ZABBIX
10 35 (2.47%) Nagios
11 32 (2.26%) Packer
12 30 (2.12%) Fortio
12 30 (2.12%) Istio
12 30 (2.12%) Kiali
13 29 (2.05%) logstash
14 28 (1.98%) Kibana
15 27 (1.91%) Salt
16 25 (1.77%) HAProxy
17 22 (1.55%) Consul
17 22 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 202 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 136 (9.60%) Oracle
3 122 (8.62%) VMware
4 80 (5.65%) Splunk
5 77 (5.44%) Red Hat
6 69 (4.87%) Google
7 61 (4.31%) SaltStack
8 53 (3.74%) SAP
9 45 (3.18%) Cisco
10 41 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
11 34 (2.40%) Atlassian
12 28 (1.98%) Dynatrace
13 25 (1.77%) Perforce
14 22 (1.55%) ServiceNow
15 19 (1.34%) Hitachi
16 17 (1.20%) Palo Alto
17 14 (0.99%) Remedy
17 14 (0.99%) Sun
18 13 (0.92%) New Relic
19 12 (0.85%) SolarWinds