Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Ansible skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ansible over the 6 months to 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 105 136
Rank change year-on-year +5 +31 +68
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3,305 4,272 4,052
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.03% 3.09% 2.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.02% 25.74% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,640 3,513 3,417
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £43,674 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -

Ansible is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,360 16,597 16,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.16% 11.99% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11,126 12,991 13,130
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,730
% change year-on-year +4.35% +7.02% +2.34%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in England

Ansible
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ansible in England.

Salary trend for Ansible in England

Ansible
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ansible in England over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Ansible in England

Ansible
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the England region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
London -16 1,867 £80,000 +10.34% 277
South East +4 491 £65,000 +4.00% 89
North of England +27 439 £55,000 - 106
South West +59 221 £52,500 - 44
North West +4 217 £52,500 -12.50% 55
Yorkshire +58 203 £55,000 +10.00% 43
Midlands +52 151 £57,500 +4.55% 58
West Midlands +42 106 £57,500 +9.52% 40
East of England -22 98 £60,000 +20.00% 39
East Midlands +27 45 £61,250 +6.52% 18
North East -7 19 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT jobs citing Ansible 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 England region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 2,312 (69.95%) DevOps
2 1,831 (55.40%) Python
3 1,813 (54.86%) AWS
4 1,807 (54.67%) Docker
5 1,685 (50.98%) Terraform
6 1,625 (49.17%) Linux
7 1,490 (45.08%) Kubernetes
8 1,379 (41.72%) Puppet
9 1,241 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
10 1,166 (35.28%) Jenkins
11 1,099 (33.25%) Azure
12 1,039 (31.44%) Opscode Chef
13 919 (27.81%) Java
14 883 (26.72%) Bash Shell
15 865 (26.17%) Configuration Management
16 720 (21.79%) Windows
17 719 (21.75%) Infrastructure as Code
18 715 (21.63%) Git (software)
19 673 (20.36%) Finance
20 627 (18.97%) GCP
21 605 (18.31%) PowerShell
22 572 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
23 452 (13.68%) Ruby
24 446 (13.49%) JavaScript
25 433 (13.10%) SQL
26 403 (12.19%) Software Engineering
27 396 (11.98%) VMware
28 358 (10.83%) Red Hat
29 356 (10.77%) Go
30 342 (10.35%) Microservices

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 167 (5.05%) Confluence
2 164 (4.96%) Apache Spark
3 156 (4.72%) Apache
4 152 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
5 113 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 104 (3.15%) OpenStack
7 100 (3.03%) nginx
8 84 (2.54%) IIS
9 63 (1.91%) JBoss
10 41 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 32 (0.97%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.54%) SAS
13 16 (0.48%) CMS
14 13 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
14 13 (0.39%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.36%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.36%) WordPress
16 11 (0.33%) Headless CMS
17 10 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.061%) HipChat
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.21%) R3 Corda
3 5 (0.15%) CiviCRM
3 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.15%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.12%) assyst
5 3 (0.091%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.030%) Magento
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.030%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,813 (54.86%) AWS
2 1,099 (33.25%) Azure
3 627 (18.97%) GCP
4 341 (10.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 242 (7.32%) Serverless
6 233 (7.05%) PaaS
7 218 (6.60%) SaaS
8 215 (6.51%) OpenShift
9 200 (6.05%) IaaS
10 197 (5.96%) GitHub
11 169 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
12 152 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
13 132 (3.99%) Amazon S3
14 115 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 102 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
16 97 (2.93%) Amazon ECS
17 71 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 71 (2.15%) Office 365
18 64 (1.94%) Datadog
19 63 (1.91%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 273 (8.26%) Firewall
2 200 (6.05%) DNS
3 168 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 118 (3.57%) VPN
5 93 (2.81%) Internet
6 80 (2.42%) SSL
7 76 (2.30%) WAN
8 75 (2.27%) BGP
9 73 (2.21%) HTTP
10 64 (1.94%) LAN
11 61 (1.85%) OSPF
12 56 (1.69%) SAN
13 54 (1.63%) DHCP
14 49 (1.48%) MPLS
15 46 (1.39%) Network Security
16 35 (1.06%) VoIP
17 32 (0.97%) DMZ
18 31 (0.94%) Wireless
19 19 (0.57%) Cisco ISE
20 18 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (6.93%) Big Data
2 219 (6.63%) MySQL
3 206 (6.23%) Hadoop
4 192 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
5 188 (5.69%) SQL Server
6 185 (5.60%) MongoDB
7 182 (5.51%) NoSQL
8 98 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
9 80 (2.42%) Redis
10 78 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 76 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 74 (2.24%) Neo4j
13 66 (2.00%) Relational Database
14 55 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 38 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
16 37 (1.12%) RDBMS
17 35 (1.06%) Blockchain
18 31 (0.94%) InfluxDB
19 27 (0.82%) Apache Accumulo
20 25 (0.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,166 (35.28%) Jenkins
2 715 (21.63%) Git (software)
3 332 (10.05%) JIRA
4 232 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 220 (6.66%) TeamCity
6 214 (6.48%) Bitbucket
7 208 (6.29%) GitLab
8 188 (5.69%) Maven
9 132 (3.99%) Artifactory
10 130 (3.93%) Vagrant
11 110 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 97 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 96 (2.90%) SonarQube
14 81 (2.45%) CircleCI
15 78 (2.36%) Selenium
16 64 (1.94%) Cucumber
17 61 (1.85%) Gradle
18 49 (1.48%) Ant
19 43 (1.30%) Subversion
19 43 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 673 (20.36%) Finance
2 235 (7.11%) Banking
3 173 (5.23%) Retail
4 67 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 65 (1.97%) Public Sector
6 49 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 43 (1.30%) Marketing
8 41 (1.24%) Games
9 38 (1.15%) Legal
10 35 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.03%) Automotive
12 27 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.79%) Law
14 23 (0.70%) Electronics
15 22 (0.67%) Billing
16 21 (0.64%) Back Office
16 21 (0.64%) Front Office
17 19 (0.57%) Military
18 11 (0.33%) Advertising
19 9 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,353 (40.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 386 (11.68%) AWS Engineer
3 284 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 270 (8.17%) Developer
5 267 (8.08%) AWS DevOps
6 245 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
7 241 (7.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 220 (6.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 202 (6.11%) Platform Engineer
10 199 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 181 (5.48%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 173 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
13 169 (5.11%) Architect
14 141 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
15 130 (3.93%) Lead DevOps
16 125 (3.78%) Python Engineer
17 123 (3.72%) Software Engineer
18 103 (3.12%) Administrator
19 101 (3.06%) Java Developer
20 96 (2.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (9.08%) Node.js
2 251 (7.59%) Web Services
3 208 (6.29%) Elastic Stack
4 199 (6.02%) .NET
5 186 (5.63%) Kafka
6 148 (4.48%) Spring
7 130 (3.93%) React
8 120 (3.63%) AngularJS
9 99 (3.00%) JSON
10 97 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
11 79 (2.39%) REST
12 67 (2.03%) Spring Boot
13 65 (1.97%) LAMP
13 65 (1.97%) RESTful
14 64 (1.94%) YAML
15 61 (1.85%) Middleware
16 52 (1.57%) CSS
17 45 (1.36%) Spark Streaming
17 45 (1.36%) Vue.js
18 43 (1.30%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 307 (9.29%) Public Cloud
2 178 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 115 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
4 109 (3.30%) Cloud Native
5 104 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 93 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 85 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
8 70 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 65 (1.97%) Private Cloud
10 62 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (1.63%) Blog
12 50 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 49 (1.48%) User Experience
14 40 (1.21%) Virtual Team
15 30 (0.91%) Acoustics
16 28 (0.85%) Clustering
17 26 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
18 25 (0.76%) Algorithms
18 25 (0.76%) PKI
19 19 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,625 (49.17%) Linux
2 720 (21.79%) Windows
3 342 (10.35%) Unix
4 281 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 233 (7.05%) Windows Server
6 217 (6.57%) CentOS
7 108 (3.27%) Ubuntu
8 71 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
10 53 (1.60%) Debian
11 34 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (1.00%) Android
12 33 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 26 (0.79%) VMS
14 23 (0.70%) Windows 10
15 21 (0.64%) Solaris
16 17 (0.51%) Fedora
17 14 (0.42%) AIX
17 14 (0.42%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,312 (69.95%) DevOps
2 1,241 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
3 865 (26.17%) Configuration Management
4 719 (21.75%) Infrastructure as Code
5 572 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 403 (12.19%) Software Engineering
7 342 (10.35%) Microservices
8 304 (9.20%) TDD
9 296 (8.96%) Scrum
10 293 (8.87%) Test Automation
11 286 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 277 (8.38%) Open Source
13 259 (7.84%) Fintech
14 248 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
15 244 (7.38%) Mentoring
16 243 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
16 243 (7.35%) SDLC
17 235 (7.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 231 (6.99%) Migration
19 202 (6.11%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1,831 (55.40%) Python
2 919 (27.81%) Java
3 883 (26.72%) Bash Shell
4 605 (18.31%) PowerShell
5 452 (13.68%) Ruby
6 446 (13.49%) JavaScript
7 433 (13.10%) SQL
8 356 (10.77%) Go
9 211 (6.38%) C#
10 192 (5.81%) Perl
11 147 (4.45%) Shell Script
12 135 (4.08%) C++
13 127 (3.84%) PHP
14 109 (3.30%) Scala
15 107 (3.24%) C
16 94 (2.84%) Groovy
17 74 (2.24%) PL/SQL
18 40 (1.21%) Java 8
19 28 (0.85%) T-SQL
20 21 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 256 (7.75%) Degree
2 217 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 118 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 116 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 88 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 64 (1.94%) CCNP
8 63 (1.91%) AWS Certification
9 50 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (1.48%) CCNA
11 43 (1.30%) RHCE
12 34 (1.03%) CCIE
13 28 (0.85%) MCSE
14 26 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.64%) CISSP
16 20 (0.61%) SANS
17 17 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
17 17 (0.51%) GIAC
18 16 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
18 16 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (2.66%) QA
2 34 (1.03%) GDPR
3 21 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 21 (0.64%) SLA
4 20 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.33%) NIST
6 9 (0.27%) ISO 22301
6 9 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.061%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1,807 (54.67%) Docker
2 283 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 84 (2.54%) VirtualBox
5 78 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
6 68 (2.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 60 (1.82%) Hyper-V
8 54 (1.63%) vSphere
9 51 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (0.97%) NFS
11 31 (0.94%) VMware NSX
11 31 (0.94%) Xen
12 22 (0.67%) KVM
13 18 (0.54%) Samba
14 17 (0.51%) iptables
14 17 (0.51%) oVirt
15 13 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.33%) Apache Flume
17 10 (0.30%) OpenAM
17 10 (0.30%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1,685 (50.98%) Terraform
2 1,490 (45.08%) Kubernetes
3 1,379 (41.72%) Puppet
4 1,039 (31.44%) Opscode Chef
5 209 (6.32%) Packer
6 190 (5.75%) Salt
7 185 (5.60%) Grafana
8 170 (5.14%) Docker Swarm
9 147 (4.45%) Prometheus
10 126 (3.81%) Nagios
11 97 (2.93%) ZABBIX
12 68 (2.06%) Consul
13 58 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
14 57 (1.72%) Graphite
15 54 (1.63%) Istio
16 51 (1.54%) Rancher
17 48 (1.45%) Kibana
18 37 (1.12%) Mesos
19 35 (1.06%) SCCM
20 27 (0.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 396 (11.98%) VMware
2 358 (10.83%) Red Hat
3 327 (9.89%) Google
4 320 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 296 (8.96%) Oracle
6 157 (4.75%) Cisco
7 137 (4.15%) Splunk
8 129 (3.90%) Atlassian
9 92 (2.78%) Cloudera
10 91 (2.75%) IBM
11 86 (2.60%) SaltStack
12 71 (2.15%) Hortonworks
13 59 (1.79%) WorldPay
14 57 (1.72%) Juniper
15 50 (1.51%) New Relic
16 48 (1.45%) FIS
17 47 (1.42%) SolarWinds
18 43 (1.30%) ServiceNow
19 40 (1.21%) Dell
19 40 (1.21%) F5