Period
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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 100 82 102
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,562 2,994 2,736
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.33% 3.71% 3.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.42% 21.85% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,052 2,138 2,141
10th Percentile £45,500 £42,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 24,765 13,705 12,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.08% 17.00% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,551 10,552 9,712
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -11 2,766 £80,000 +6.67% 184
South East -22 529 £65,000 +4.00% 51
North of England -49 475 £57,500 -4.17% 65
South West -13 332 £55,000 +4.76% 30
North West -62 232 £60,000 +2.13% 33
Midlands -69 201 £67,500 +12.50% 20
Yorkshire -45 180 £57,500 -4.17% 21
East of England -39 160 £62,500 -1.96% 29
West Midlands -62 139 £67,500 +8.00% 18
North East +10 63 £45,000 -6.74% 11
East Midlands -60 62 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 3,234 (70.89%) DevOps
2 2,927 (64.16%) AWS
3 2,834 (62.12%) Kubernetes
4 2,713 (59.47%) Terraform
5 2,695 (59.07%) Docker
6 2,478 (54.32%) Python
7 2,424 (53.13%) CI/CD
8 2,251 (49.34%) Linux
9 2,171 (47.59%) Azure
10 2,063 (45.22%) Jenkins
11 1,977 (43.34%) Agile
12 1,445 (31.67%) Infrastructure as Code
13 1,400 (30.69%) Puppet
14 1,322 (28.98%) Bash
15 1,321 (28.96%) Configuration Management
16 1,291 (28.30%) Java
17 1,274 (27.93%) Finance
18 1,255 (27.51%) GCP
19 1,178 (25.82%) Git (software)
20 1,128 (24.73%) Opscode Chef
21 866 (18.98%) Windows
22 794 (17.40%) Social Skills
23 785 (17.21%) Microservices
24 740 (16.22%) Software Engineering
25 738 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
26 736 (16.13%) PowerShell
27 684 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
28 672 (14.73%) JavaScript
29 639 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
30 612 (13.42%) Test Automation

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
1 378 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
2 221 (4.84%) Confluence
3 162 (3.55%) IIS
4 158 (3.46%) Apache
5 139 (3.05%) OpenStack
6 134 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 116 (2.54%) Apache Spark
8 108 (2.37%) JBoss
9 93 (2.04%) nginx
10 53 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
11 46 (1.01%) GemFire
12 33 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
13 29 (0.64%) CMS
14 23 (0.50%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.35%) SharePoint
17 13 (0.28%) Apache Pulsar
17 13 (0.28%) ArcGIS
17 13 (0.28%) Commerce Server
18 11 (0.24%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 48 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.044%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.31%) Sentinel
3 11 (0.24%) R3 Corda
4 8 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.11%) MetaTrader
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.044%) Summit
9 1 (0.022%) assyst
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.022%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2,927 (64.16%) AWS
2 2,171 (47.59%) Azure
3 1,255 (27.51%) GCP
4 738 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 574 (12.58%) OpenShift
6 521 (11.42%) Serverless
7 362 (7.94%) GitHub
8 312 (6.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 305 (6.69%) PaaS
10 300 (6.58%) AWS Lambda
11 273 (5.98%) SaaS
12 270 (5.92%) Amazon ECS
13 249 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
14 238 (5.22%) Amazon S3
15 223 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
16 193 (4.23%) IaaS
17 176 (3.86%) Amazon Kinesis
18 168 (3.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 152 (3.33%) Amazon EKS
20 136 (2.98%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 419 (9.18%) Firewall
2 253 (5.55%) DNS
3 196 (4.30%) Internet
4 169 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 156 (3.42%) VPN
6 149 (3.27%) Network Security
7 117 (2.56%) DHCP
8 115 (2.52%) HTTP
9 113 (2.48%) WAN
10 106 (2.32%) LAN
11 88 (1.93%) BGP
12 69 (1.51%) OSPF
13 63 (1.38%) Kerberos
13 63 (1.38%) SAN
14 60 (1.32%) Broadband
14 60 (1.32%) VLAN
15 52 (1.14%) IPv6
16 50 (1.10%) MPLS
17 43 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
18 40 (0.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (11.73%) PostgreSQL
2 436 (9.56%) MySQL
3 341 (7.47%) NoSQL
4 294 (6.44%) Big Data
5 267 (5.85%) MongoDB
6 230 (5.04%) SQL Server
7 229 (5.02%) Relational Database
8 203 (4.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 181 (3.97%) Hadoop
10 141 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 121 (2.65%) Redis
12 116 (2.54%) BigQuery
13 112 (2.46%) InfluxDB
14 103 (2.26%) MariaDB
15 97 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
16 91 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
17 77 (1.69%) HBase
18 76 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
19 69 (1.51%) Power BI
20 67 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2,063 (45.22%) Jenkins
2 1,178 (25.82%) Git (software)
3 443 (9.71%) GitLab
4 362 (7.94%) JIRA
5 330 (7.23%) TeamCity
6 262 (5.74%) Maven
7 236 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 172 (3.77%) Subversion
9 171 (3.75%) Travis CI
10 164 (3.59%) Bitbucket
11 143 (3.13%) CircleCI
11 143 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 129 (2.83%) Gradle
13 125 (2.74%) SonarQube
14 121 (2.65%) IBM UrbanCode
15 120 (2.63%) Selenium
16 117 (2.56%) Cucumber
17 115 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 92 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
19 88 (1.93%) GoCD
General
1 1,274 (27.93%) Finance
2 794 (17.40%) Social Skills
3 611 (13.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 405 (8.88%) Banking
5 370 (8.11%) Retail
6 332 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
7 317 (6.95%) Public Sector
8 249 (5.46%) Law
9 213 (4.67%) Telecoms
10 143 (3.13%) Games
11 138 (3.02%) Manufacturing
12 73 (1.60%) Marketing
13 56 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 54 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
15 52 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
16 50 (1.10%) Legal
17 49 (1.07%) Advertising
18 47 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
19 46 (1.01%) Electronics
20 40 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,838 (40.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 550 (12.06%) Senior DevOps
3 521 (11.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 471 (10.32%) Cloud Engineer
5 391 (8.57%) Developer
6 321 (7.04%) Software Engineer
7 304 (6.66%) AWS Engineer
8 268 (5.87%) Architect
9 223 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
10 219 (4.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 181 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
12 180 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 171 (3.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 170 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
15 149 (3.27%) Consultant
16 137 (3.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 128 (2.81%) Lead DevOps
18 126 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
19 118 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
20 115 (2.52%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (13.39%) Kafka
2 488 (10.70%) Elastic Stack
3 450 (9.86%) React
4 306 (6.71%) REST
5 282 (6.18%) Node.js
6 271 (5.94%) Spring
6 271 (5.94%) Web Services
7 252 (5.52%) Spring Boot
8 221 (4.84%) AngularJS
9 220 (4.82%) .NET
10 216 (4.73%) RESTful
11 131 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
12 124 (2.72%) JSON
13 111 (2.43%) CSS
14 109 (2.39%) Vue.js
15 104 (2.28%) Velocity
16 96 (2.10%) ARM Templates
17 93 (2.04%) LAMP
18 78 (1.71%) HTML
19 77 (1.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 413 (9.05%) Public Cloud
2 329 (7.21%) Cloud Native
3 253 (5.55%) Linux Command Line
4 232 (5.09%) Self-Motivation
5 197 (4.32%) Cyberattack
6 179 (3.92%) Private Cloud
7 159 (3.49%) Data Centre
8 153 (3.35%) Cyber Defence
9 147 (3.22%) Management Information System
10 133 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
11 129 (2.83%) User Experience
12 126 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 120 (2.63%) Social Media
14 107 (2.35%) Life Science
15 101 (2.21%) Social Network
16 87 (1.91%) Virtual Team
17 77 (1.69%) Mobile App
18 65 (1.42%) IoT
19 59 (1.29%) Replication
20 58 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2,251 (49.34%) Linux
2 866 (18.98%) Windows
3 484 (10.61%) Unix
4 292 (6.40%) Windows Server
5 278 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 211 (4.63%) CentOS
7 121 (2.65%) Mesosphere
8 103 (2.26%) Ubuntu
9 52 (1.14%) Windows 10
10 47 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (0.79%) Debian
12 33 (0.72%) Solaris
13 29 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
14 27 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
15 26 (0.57%) VMS
16 24 (0.53%) AIX
17 23 (0.50%) Mac OS
18 21 (0.46%) Android
19 20 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
20 12 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,234 (70.89%) DevOps
2 2,424 (53.13%) CI/CD
3 1,977 (43.34%) Agile
4 1,445 (31.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1,321 (28.96%) Configuration Management
6 785 (17.21%) Microservices
7 740 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 684 (14.99%) Problem-Solving
9 639 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
10 612 (13.42%) Test Automation
11 528 (11.57%) Scrum
12 527 (11.55%) Mentoring
13 522 (11.44%) SDLC
14 511 (11.20%) Open Source
15 399 (8.75%) Computer Science
16 397 (8.70%) Analytics
17 395 (8.66%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 361 (7.91%) Machine Learning
19 344 (7.54%) TDD
20 328 (7.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,478 (54.32%) Python
2 1,322 (28.98%) Bash
3 1,291 (28.30%) Java
4 736 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 672 (14.73%) JavaScript
6 612 (13.42%) SQL
7 577 (12.65%) Go
8 333 (7.30%) C#
9 332 (7.28%) Groovy
10 285 (6.25%) Ruby
11 280 (6.14%) Perl
12 259 (5.68%) Shell Script
13 218 (4.78%) TypeScript
14 183 (4.01%) C++
15 157 (3.44%) PHP
16 105 (2.30%) C
17 100 (2.19%) Kotlin
18 85 (1.86%) Scala
19 41 (0.90%) R
20 31 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 492 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 460 (10.08%) Degree
3 286 (6.27%) SC Cleared
4 115 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 103 (2.26%) AWS Certification
6 102 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 69 (1.51%) CCNP
9 51 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (0.99%) CCIE
11 35 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
12 34 (0.75%) OCP
13 28 (0.61%) RHCE
14 26 (0.57%) CCNA
14 26 (0.57%) PhD
15 21 (0.46%) RHCSA
16 20 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (0.35%) Master's Degree
18 13 (0.28%) DBS Check
19 12 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (2.08%) QA
2 46 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (0.96%) SLA
4 42 (0.92%) GDPR
5 37 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.64%) SOC 2
7 22 (0.48%) GxP
8 18 (0.39%) NIST
9 16 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 15 (0.33%) HIPAA
10 15 (0.33%) SOC 1
11 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.26%) IASME
13 8 (0.18%) NCSC
14 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.066%) PMO
17 2 (0.044%) GRC
17 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 1 (0.022%) Accessibility
System Software
1 2,695 (59.07%) Docker
2 355 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 215 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
4 192 (4.21%) Active Directory
5 106 (2.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 78 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 68 (1.49%) vSphere
8 54 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 54 (1.18%) KVM
9 27 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 27 (0.59%) VMware NSX
10 24 (0.53%) Xen
11 23 (0.50%) Ceph
12 20 (0.44%) HDFS
13 19 (0.42%) NFS
13 19 (0.42%) XenApp
14 18 (0.39%) iptables
15 14 (0.31%) zsh
16 13 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2,834 (62.12%) Kubernetes
2 2,713 (59.47%) Terraform
3 1,400 (30.69%) Puppet
4 1,128 (24.73%) Opscode Chef
5 522 (11.44%) Prometheus
6 374 (8.20%) Grafana
7 171 (3.75%) Istio
8 162 (3.55%) Kibana
9 157 (3.44%) Consul
10 146 (3.20%) Docker Swarm
11 121 (2.65%) Automic
11 121 (2.65%) Packer
12 120 (2.63%) logstash
13 96 (2.10%) Rancher
14 82 (1.80%) Nagios
15 65 (1.42%) ZABBIX
16 58 (1.27%) HAProxy
17 54 (1.18%) Salt
18 45 (0.99%) Fortio
18 45 (0.99%) Kiali
Vendors
1 491 (10.76%) Splunk
2 450 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 443 (9.71%) VMware
4 393 (8.61%) Google
5 384 (8.42%) Red Hat
6 324 (7.10%) Oracle
7 203 (4.45%) Cisco
8 127 (2.78%) AppDynamics
9 113 (2.48%) ServiceNow
10 109 (2.39%) SaltStack
11 83 (1.82%) SAP
12 82 (1.80%) F5
13 75 (1.64%) Atlassian
14 70 (1.53%) IBM
15 67 (1.47%) Facebook
16 58 (1.27%) Juniper
17 57 (1.25%) Dell
17 57 (1.25%) SolarWinds
18 56 (1.23%) Fortinet
19 53 (1.16%) Perforce