Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 127 179
Rank change year-on-year +23 +52 +90
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,092 4,216 3,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.12% 2.67% 2.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.81% 25.43% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,995 3,327 2,933
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £88,750 £88,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 17,183 16,579 14,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.11% 10.50% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13,126 13,262 12,212
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in England

Ansible
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ansible in England.

Salary trend for Ansible in England

Ansible
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 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
London +25 2,411 £75,000 +7.14% 351
South East +33 622 £60,000 +4.35% 111
North of England -65 384 £52,925 +0.81% 79
East of England +56 213 £50,750 -13.62% 67
North West -51 211 £57,500 - 39
South West +35 205 £52,500 +16.67% 52
Midlands +48 198 £55,000 +4.76% 45
West Midlands +38 132 £55,000 - 33
Yorkshire -77 131 £52,500 +8.25% 33
East Midlands +31 63 £53,750 +7.50% 12
North East +23 42 £50,000 - 7
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 2,917 (71.29%) DevOps
2 2,574 (62.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2,422 (59.19%) Linux
4 2,300 (56.21%) Docker
5 2,190 (53.52%) Python
6 2,103 (51.39%) Puppet
7 1,821 (44.50%) Terraform
8 1,698 (41.50%) Kubernetes
9 1,672 (40.86%) Jenkins
10 1,609 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
11 1,606 (39.25%) Opscode Chef
12 1,433 (35.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 1,208 (29.52%) Java
14 1,104 (26.98%) Bash Shell
15 1,101 (26.91%) Configuration Management
16 1,022 (24.98%) Git (software)
17 926 (22.63%) Windows
18 910 (22.24%) Continuous Integration
19 854 (20.87%) Infrastructure as Code
20 810 (19.79%) Google Cloud Platform
21 805 (19.67%) PowerShell
22 749 (18.30%) Finance
23 669 (16.35%) Software Engineering
24 640 (15.64%) Ruby
25 592 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
26 577 (14.10%) Open Source
27 523 (12.78%) JavaScript
28 518 (12.66%) Microservices
29 503 (12.29%) Unix
30 496 (12.12%) SQL

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
1 214 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
2 211 (5.16%) Apache
3 192 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 174 (4.25%) OpenStack
5 161 (3.93%) Tomcat
6 155 (3.79%) nginx
7 149 (3.64%) Confluence
8 100 (2.44%) IIS
9 89 (2.17%) JBoss
10 72 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 64 (1.56%) SAS
12 57 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 36 (0.88%) SharePoint
14 34 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 33 (0.81%) CMS
16 29 (0.71%) Drupal
17 28 (0.68%) Apache Solr
18 26 (0.64%) WordPress
19 20 (0.49%) MS Exchange
20 18 (0.44%) CloudStack
Applications
1 19 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.29%) Chatbot
2 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.20%) Fireworks
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.024%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 68 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.15%) Magento
4 4 (0.098%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.024%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.024%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.024%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,574 (62.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1,433 (35.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 810 (19.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 488 (11.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 365 (8.92%) SaaS
6 280 (6.84%) Serverless
7 278 (6.79%) OpenShift
8 258 (6.30%) GitHub
9 255 (6.23%) Amazon EC2
10 251 (6.13%) PaaS
11 239 (5.84%) Amazon S3
11 239 (5.84%) AWS Lambda
12 205 (5.01%) IaaS
13 139 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
14 135 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 124 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 119 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
17 92 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
18 82 (2.00%) npm
19 81 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 304 (7.43%) Firewall
2 235 (5.74%) TCP/IP
3 212 (5.18%) DNS
4 144 (3.52%) VPN
5 114 (2.79%) HTTP
6 110 (2.69%) DHCP
7 78 (1.91%) SAN
8 73 (1.78%) SSL
9 68 (1.66%) WAN
10 67 (1.64%) Internet
11 54 (1.32%) VLAN
12 50 (1.22%) Network Security
13 48 (1.17%) LAN
14 30 (0.73%) Wireless
15 28 (0.68%) SSH
16 27 (0.66%) FTP
17 26 (0.64%) MPLS
17 26 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
18 25 (0.61%) VSAN
19 24 (0.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (8.77%) MySQL
2 312 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
3 300 (7.33%) Big Data
4 261 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 223 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 205 (5.01%) Amazon RDS
7 194 (4.74%) MongoDB
8 150 (3.67%) Relational Database
9 147 (3.59%) NoSQL
10 107 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 103 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 92 (2.25%) Redis
13 90 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 81 (1.98%) Apache Hive
15 68 (1.66%) RDBMS
16 62 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
17 57 (1.39%) Pentaho
18 55 (1.34%) Blockchain
19 48 (1.17%) Oracle Database
20 43 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1,672 (40.86%) Jenkins
2 1,022 (24.98%) Git (software)
3 392 (9.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 326 (7.97%) TeamCity
5 301 (7.36%) JIRA
6 270 (6.60%) GitLab
7 246 (6.01%) Maven
8 238 (5.82%) Bitbucket
9 232 (5.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 168 (4.11%) Vagrant
11 153 (3.74%) Selenium
12 149 (3.64%) Subversion
13 145 (3.54%) Travis CI
14 139 (3.40%) Artifactory
15 112 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 111 (2.71%) CircleCI
17 109 (2.66%) Gradle
18 93 (2.27%) IBM UrbanCode
19 92 (2.25%) GoCD
20 91 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 749 (18.30%) Finance
2 244 (5.96%) Banking
3 172 (4.20%) Public Sector
4 121 (2.96%) Retail
5 92 (2.25%) Games
6 88 (2.15%) Law
7 77 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 67 (1.64%) Marketing
9 54 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 33 (0.81%) Back Office
11 30 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 29 (0.71%) Electronics
13 26 (0.64%) Advertising
13 26 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 23 (0.56%) Publishing
15 22 (0.54%) Billing
16 21 (0.51%) Front Office
17 20 (0.49%) Legal
18 14 (0.34%) Military
19 12 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,657 (40.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 558 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
3 466 (11.39%) Developer
4 427 (10.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 424 (10.36%) Senior DevOps
6 410 (10.02%) AWS DevOps
7 392 (9.58%) Linux Engineer
8 378 (9.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 372 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 241 (5.89%) Software Engineer
11 237 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 217 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 204 (4.99%) Platform Engineer
14 186 (4.55%) Consultant
15 184 (4.50%) Administrator
16 182 (4.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 175 (4.28%) Architect
18 158 (3.86%) Java Developer
19 150 (3.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 150 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (9.16%) Elastic Stack
2 369 (9.02%) Node.js
3 335 (8.19%) Web Services
4 227 (5.55%) .NET
5 220 (5.38%) AngularJS
6 219 (5.35%) Kafka
7 183 (4.47%) Spring
8 145 (3.54%) RESTful
9 142 (3.47%) React
10 125 (3.05%) REST
11 118 (2.88%) Spring Boot
12 117 (2.86%) JSON
13 99 (2.42%) HTML
14 95 (2.32%) CSS
15 77 (1.88%) LAMP
16 71 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
17 66 (1.61%) Vue.js
18 59 (1.44%) Middleware
19 57 (1.39%) J2EE
20 56 (1.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 414 (10.12%) Public Cloud
2 264 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 172 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 156 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
5 146 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 131 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
7 130 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
8 121 (2.96%) Private Cloud
9 100 (2.44%) Cloud Native
10 83 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 83 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 72 (1.76%) Clustering
12 65 (1.59%) Mobile App
13 60 (1.47%) User Experience
14 58 (1.42%) Management Information System
15 56 (1.37%) PKI
16 52 (1.27%) Replication
17 49 (1.20%) Virtual Team
18 47 (1.15%) Hedge funds
19 39 (0.95%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 2,422 (59.19%) Linux
2 926 (22.63%) Windows
3 503 (12.29%) Unix
4 321 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 306 (7.48%) CentOS
6 254 (6.21%) Windows Server
7 182 (4.45%) Ubuntu
8 86 (2.10%) Debian
9 62 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (1.00%) Solaris
11 40 (0.98%) Android
12 38 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 33 (0.81%) Fedora
14 33 (0.81%) Windows 10
15 30 (0.73%) CoreOS
16 28 (0.68%) Mesosphere
17 24 (0.59%) SUSE
18 20 (0.49%) AIX
19 15 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,917 (71.29%) DevOps
2 1,609 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1,101 (26.91%) Configuration Management
4 910 (22.24%) Continuous Integration
5 854 (20.87%) Infrastructure as Code
6 669 (16.35%) Software Engineering
7 592 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 577 (14.10%) Open Source
9 518 (12.66%) Microservices
10 421 (10.29%) Scrum
11 417 (10.19%) Test Automation
12 387 (9.46%) Mentoring
13 381 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 360 (8.80%) TDD
15 322 (7.87%) Analytics
16 316 (7.72%) Deployment Automation
17 266 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
18 262 (6.40%) Migration
19 251 (6.13%) SDLC
20 245 (5.99%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 2,190 (53.52%) Python
2 1,208 (29.52%) Java
3 1,104 (26.98%) Bash Shell
4 805 (19.67%) PowerShell
5 640 (15.64%) Ruby
6 523 (12.78%) JavaScript
7 496 (12.12%) SQL
8 401 (9.80%) Go
9 343 (8.38%) Perl
10 236 (5.77%) Shell Script
11 235 (5.74%) C#
12 230 (5.62%) PHP
13 187 (4.57%) C++
14 144 (3.52%) C
15 139 (3.40%) Scala
16 81 (1.98%) Groovy
17 69 (1.69%) Java 8
18 62 (1.52%) TypeScript
19 52 (1.27%) Kotlin
20 49 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 312 (7.62%) Degree
2 267 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 157 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 155 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 93 (2.27%) AWS Certification
6 76 (1.86%) DV Cleared
7 71 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (1.42%) RHCE
9 48 (1.17%) RHCSA
10 43 (1.05%) CCNP
11 42 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (0.76%) CCNA
12 31 (0.76%) CISSP
13 28 (0.68%) Master's Degree
14 26 (0.64%) CCIE
15 19 (0.46%) MCSA
16 17 (0.42%) MCSE
17 16 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
18 15 (0.37%) CCDP
19 13 (0.32%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.08%) QA
2 47 (1.15%) SLA
3 39 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.44%) GDPR
6 11 (0.27%) NCSC
7 9 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 8 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.12%) NIST
10 4 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.073%) COBIT
11 3 (0.073%) PSD2
12 2 (0.049%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2,300 (56.21%) Docker
2 304 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (5.38%) Active Directory
4 162 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 95 (2.32%) vSphere
6 88 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 83 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
8 67 (1.64%) VirtualBox
9 59 (1.44%) KVM
10 46 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
11 37 (0.90%) NFS
11 37 (0.90%) VMware NSX
12 34 (0.83%) Xen
13 26 (0.64%) XenApp
14 25 (0.61%) Varnish
15 20 (0.49%) Ceph
16 19 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 16 (0.39%) vCloud
18 15 (0.37%) pfSense
18 15 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2,103 (51.39%) Puppet
2 1,821 (44.50%) Terraform
3 1,698 (41.50%) Kubernetes
4 1,606 (39.25%) Opscode Chef
5 289 (7.06%) Salt
6 263 (6.43%) Packer
7 233 (5.69%) Prometheus
8 209 (5.11%) Docker Swarm
9 197 (4.81%) Grafana
9 197 (4.81%) Nagios
10 160 (3.91%) Consul
11 97 (2.37%) ZABBIX
12 92 (2.25%) Kibana
13 81 (1.98%) Graphite
14 66 (1.61%) logstash
15 58 (1.42%) Opsview
16 56 (1.37%) Mesos
17 53 (1.30%) Automic
17 53 (1.30%) HAProxy
18 52 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 469 (11.46%) Google
2 427 (10.43%) VMware
3 420 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 382 (9.34%) Red Hat
5 310 (7.58%) Oracle
6 229 (5.60%) Splunk
7 165 (4.03%) Cisco
8 131 (3.20%) Atlassian
9 128 (3.13%) SaltStack
10 110 (2.69%) AppDynamics
11 97 (2.37%) WorldPay
12 92 (2.25%) Cloudera
13 89 (2.17%) IBM
14 88 (2.15%) New Relic
15 82 (2.00%) Hortonworks
16 63 (1.54%) ServiceNow
17 51 (1.25%) Citrix
18 48 (1.17%) Dell
18 48 (1.17%) F5
19 42 (1.03%) Dynatrace