Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 186 308
Rank change year-on-year +55 +122 +336
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,053 2,992 2,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.52% 1.88% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.20% 21.16% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,230 2,562 1,747
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 16,082 14,143 16,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.01% 8.88% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,880 11,489 13,443
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,750 £30,300
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 +20 2,359 £70,000 +7.69% 381
South East +44 547 £56,000 +17.89% 69
North of England +71 531 £52,500 +5.00% 115
North West +69 310 £60,000 +26.32% 67
East of England +113 209 £60,000 +21.83% 39
Yorkshire +61 202 £47,500 -9.52% 38
South West +24 201 £45,000 -10.00% 39
Midlands +101 195 £50,000 -4.76% 35
East Midlands +72 98 £52,500 - 16
West Midlands +56 97 £50,000 +8.11% 19
North East -7 19 £52,500 +75.00% 10
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 3,071 (75.77%) DevOps
2 2,676 (66.03%) Linux
3 2,524 (62.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2,474 (61.04%) Puppet
5 2,291 (56.53%) Python
6 2,121 (52.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2,016 (49.74%) Docker
8 1,880 (46.39%) Jenkins
9 1,660 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
10 1,299 (32.05%) Configuration Management
11 1,285 (31.70%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,263 (31.16%) Continuous Integration
13 1,197 (29.53%) Bash Shell
14 1,185 (29.24%) Java
15 1,102 (27.19%) Terraform
16 1,097 (27.07%) Kubernetes
17 1,016 (25.07%) Git (software)
18 956 (23.59%) Ruby
19 918 (22.65%) Windows
20 665 (16.41%) Finance
21 646 (15.94%) SQL
21 646 (15.94%) Microservices
22 632 (15.59%) Software Engineering
23 624 (15.40%) VMware
24 607 (14.98%) PowerShell
25 595 (14.68%) JavaScript
26 582 (14.36%) Open Source
27 571 (14.09%) Web Services
28 563 (13.89%) Perl
29 526 (12.98%) MySQL

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
1 323 (7.97%) Apache
2 296 (7.30%) OpenStack
3 282 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
4 275 (6.79%) nginx
5 213 (5.26%) Confluence
6 203 (5.01%) Tomcat
7 167 (4.12%) Apache Spark
8 127 (3.13%) IIS
9 85 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 75 (1.85%) JBoss
11 70 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 68 (1.68%) CloudStack
13 61 (1.51%) Apache Solr
14 60 (1.48%) WebLogic
15 53 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 46 (1.13%) Jetty
17 38 (0.94%) CMS
18 25 (0.62%) Ethereum
19 24 (0.59%) Hyperledger
20 22 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (0.099%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.025%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.37%) Documaker
2 12 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.20%) CiviCRM
4 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.025%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.025%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.025%) Magento
7 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.025%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.025%) Shopify
7 1 (0.025%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2,524 (62.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1,285 (31.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 463 (11.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 455 (11.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 340 (8.39%) Amazon EC2
6 326 (8.04%) SaaS
7 278 (6.86%) GitHub
8 257 (6.34%) IaaS
9 218 (5.38%) PaaS
10 216 (5.33%) OpenShift
11 208 (5.13%) Amazon S3
12 197 (4.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 163 (4.02%) Serverless
14 142 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
15 113 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 101 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
17 95 (2.34%) Route 53
18 88 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
18 88 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
19 77 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 322 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 312 (7.70%) Firewall
3 285 (7.03%) DNS
4 136 (3.36%) VPN
5 124 (3.06%) DHCP
6 119 (2.94%) HTTP
7 85 (2.10%) LAN
8 75 (1.85%) WAN
9 67 (1.65%) Internet
10 65 (1.60%) SSL
11 63 (1.55%) SSH
12 61 (1.51%) Network Security
13 58 (1.43%) SNMP
14 54 (1.33%) SAN
15 49 (1.21%) SMTP
16 30 (0.74%) BGP
17 28 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
17 28 (0.69%) OpenVPN
17 28 (0.69%) OSPF
18 27 (0.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (12.98%) MySQL
2 423 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 399 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 360 (8.88%) MongoDB
5 293 (7.23%) Big Data
6 244 (6.02%) SQL Server
7 221 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 219 (5.40%) Hadoop
9 194 (4.79%) Redis
10 180 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
11 160 (3.95%) Relational Database
12 90 (2.22%) Oracle Database
13 77 (1.90%) Blockchain
14 63 (1.55%) Neo4j
15 61 (1.51%) RDBMS
16 51 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 45 (1.11%) MariaDB
18 41 (1.01%) HBase
19 36 (0.89%) Apache Hive
19 36 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1,880 (46.39%) Jenkins
2 1,016 (25.07%) Git (software)
3 473 (11.67%) TeamCity
4 459 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 405 (9.99%) JIRA
6 372 (9.18%) Maven
7 293 (7.23%) Subversion
8 276 (6.81%) Vagrant
9 275 (6.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 189 (4.66%) Gradle
11 183 (4.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 130 (3.21%) Cucumber
13 128 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 126 (3.11%) GoCD
15 118 (2.91%) Selenium
16 108 (2.66%) GitLab
17 103 (2.54%) Bitbucket
18 102 (2.52%) MSBuild
19 91 (2.25%) Hudson
20 81 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 665 (16.41%) Finance
2 251 (6.19%) Banking
3 186 (4.59%) Retail
4 155 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 144 (3.55%) Games
6 77 (1.90%) Marketing
7 64 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 58 (1.43%) Publishing
9 56 (1.38%) Advertising
10 51 (1.26%) Electronics
11 41 (1.01%) Law
12 36 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.54%) Legal
14 14 (0.35%) Automotive
14 14 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.22%) Back Office
17 8 (0.20%) Front Office
18 5 (0.12%) Digital Economy
19 2 (0.049%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,751 (43.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 536 (13.22%) Developer
3 513 (12.66%) Linux Engineer
4 455 (11.23%) AWS Engineer
5 435 (10.73%) AWS DevOps
6 401 (9.89%) Cloud Engineer
7 398 (9.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 346 (8.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 324 (7.99%) Senior DevOps
10 313 (7.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 289 (7.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 283 (6.98%) Administrator
13 217 (5.35%) Linux Administrator
14 208 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
15 207 (5.11%) Architect
15 207 (5.11%) Java Developer
16 203 (5.01%) Lead DevOps
17 199 (4.91%) Consultant
18 192 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
19 180 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (14.09%) Web Services
2 339 (8.36%) Spring
3 323 (7.97%) Node.js
4 322 (7.94%) AngularJS
5 265 (6.54%) .NET
6 219 (5.40%) Elastic Stack
7 214 (5.28%) RESTful
8 212 (5.23%) REST
9 210 (5.18%) HTML
9 210 (5.18%) Kafka
10 189 (4.66%) Middleware
11 174 (4.29%) LAMP
12 169 (4.17%) React
13 143 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
14 142 (3.50%) Hibernate
15 125 (3.08%) CSS
16 113 (2.79%) Spring Boot
17 111 (2.74%) JSON
18 107 (2.64%) Akka
19 91 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 344 (8.49%) Public Cloud
2 270 (6.66%) Fintech
3 230 (5.67%) Data Centre
4 200 (4.93%) Private Cloud
5 197 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 169 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 139 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
8 129 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
9 96 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 78 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
11 71 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 68 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 53 (1.31%) Clustering
14 48 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 48 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 48 (1.18%) Online Banking
14 48 (1.18%) Replication
15 46 (1.13%) Algorithms
16 40 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 36 (0.89%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2,676 (66.03%) Linux
2 918 (22.65%) Windows
3 499 (12.31%) Unix
4 310 (7.65%) CentOS
5 271 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 259 (6.39%) Ubuntu
7 196 (4.84%) Windows Server
8 133 (3.28%) Debian
9 48 (1.18%) CoreOS
10 47 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 45 (1.11%) Android
12 39 (0.96%) Solaris
13 38 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (0.64%) VMS
15 25 (0.62%) SUSE
16 24 (0.59%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.52%) Fedora
18 20 (0.49%) AIX
19 15 (0.37%) HPUX
20 14 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,071 (75.77%) DevOps
2 1,660 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
3 1,299 (32.05%) Configuration Management
4 1,263 (31.16%) Continuous Integration
5 646 (15.94%) Microservices
6 632 (15.59%) Software Engineering
7 582 (14.36%) Open Source
8 476 (11.74%) Scrum
9 466 (11.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 447 (11.03%) TDD
11 421 (10.39%) Deployment Automation
12 392 (9.67%) Test Automation
13 333 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
14 305 (7.53%) High Availability
15 249 (6.14%) Continuous Deployment
16 234 (5.77%) BDD
17 225 (5.55%) Mentoring
18 219 (5.40%) E-Commerce
19 195 (4.81%) SDLC
20 189 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,291 (56.53%) Python
2 1,197 (29.53%) Bash Shell
3 1,185 (29.24%) Java
4 956 (23.59%) Ruby
5 646 (15.94%) SQL
6 607 (14.98%) PowerShell
7 595 (14.68%) JavaScript
8 563 (13.89%) Perl
9 378 (9.33%) PHP
10 329 (8.12%) C#
11 262 (6.46%) Go
12 236 (5.82%) Shell Script
13 197 (4.86%) Scala
14 146 (3.60%) C++
15 120 (2.96%) Java 8
16 94 (2.32%) Groovy
17 92 (2.27%) C
18 47 (1.16%) Korn
19 37 (0.91%) T-SQL
20 35 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 321 (7.92%) Degree
2 134 (3.31%) AWS Certification
3 121 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 114 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 79 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (1.92%) MCSE
7 71 (1.75%) Master's Degree
8 58 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 43 (1.06%) MCSA
10 34 (0.84%) RHCE
11 33 (0.81%) CCNA
12 30 (0.74%) CCNP
13 26 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
14 24 (0.59%) MCITP
15 19 (0.47%) CISSP
16 17 (0.42%) DV Cleared
16 17 (0.42%) MCSD
17 14 (0.35%) RHCSA
18 10 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.21%) GCP
2 202 (4.98%) QA
3 75 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.49%) SLA
6 8 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.074%) COBIT
7 3 (0.074%) DICOM
7 3 (0.074%) GDPR
7 3 (0.074%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.074%) HL7
7 3 (0.074%) PSD2
7 3 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.049%) MiFID
8 2 (0.049%) PMO
System Software
1 2,016 (49.74%) Docker
2 437 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (4.56%) Active Directory
4 160 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
5 156 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 130 (3.21%) vSphere
7 122 (3.01%) Xen
8 121 (2.99%) VirtualBox
9 100 (2.47%) KVM
10 55 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
11 43 (1.06%) iptables
11 43 (1.06%) Samba
12 39 (0.96%) NFS
13 37 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
14 32 (0.79%) LXC
14 32 (0.79%) VMware NSX
15 30 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
16 29 (0.72%) HDFS
17 24 (0.59%) Apache Flume
18 21 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2,474 (61.04%) Puppet
2 2,121 (52.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1,102 (27.19%) Terraform
4 1,097 (27.07%) Kubernetes
5 354 (8.73%) Nagios
6 331 (8.17%) Salt
7 200 (4.93%) Packer
8 140 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
9 117 (2.89%) logstash
10 113 (2.79%) ZABBIX
11 108 (2.66%) Kibana
12 94 (2.32%) Consul
13 84 (2.07%) Grafana
14 76 (1.88%) Graphite
15 73 (1.80%) Rancher
16 70 (1.73%) Mesos
17 68 (1.68%) HAProxy
18 59 (1.46%) Rundeck
19 53 (1.31%) vRealize
20 46 (1.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 624 (15.40%) VMware
2 415 (10.24%) Red Hat
3 400 (9.87%) Oracle
4 372 (9.18%) Google
5 324 (7.99%) Microsoft
6 296 (7.30%) Splunk
7 192 (4.74%) SaltStack
8 191 (4.71%) New Relic
9 168 (4.15%) AppDynamics
10 160 (3.95%) Cisco
11 137 (3.38%) IBM
12 125 (3.08%) WorldPay
13 80 (1.97%) Atlassian
14 73 (1.80%) Citrix
15 72 (1.78%) ServiceNow
16 68 (1.68%) F5
17 64 (1.58%) SAP
18 60 (1.48%) Trend Micro
19 52 (1.28%) Cloudera
20 47 (1.16%) BMC