Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 106 113
Rank change year-on-year +35 +7 +50
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 2,335 3,445 4,142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.08% 2.96% 2.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.43% 22.95% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,208 2,659 3,457
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £96,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +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 9,558 15,011 16,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 12.91% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,914 11,690 12,904
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 1,137 £72,500 -6.45% 230
North of England +55 372 £55,000 - 92
South East +25 269 £65,000 - 71
South West +53 220 £55,000 +4.76% 42
Midlands +94 198 £65,000 +13.04% 40
Yorkshire +26 170 £55,000 - 31
North West +45 160 £60,000 +14.29% 57
West Midlands +106 156 £65,000 +14.44% 25
East of England +74 96 £72,500 +26.09% 26
North East +43 42 £48,750 +8.33% 4
East Midlands +53 41 £63,750 -1.92% 14
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 1,617 (69.25%) DevOps
2 1,303 (55.80%) Terraform
3 1,208 (51.73%) AWS
4 1,193 (51.09%) Docker
5 1,114 (47.71%) Python
6 1,110 (47.54%) Linux
7 1,012 (43.34%) Kubernetes
8 903 (38.67%) Puppet
9 873 (37.39%) Azure
10 863 (36.96%) Jenkins
11 826 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
12 637 (27.28%) Opscode Chef
13 635 (27.19%) Java
14 629 (26.94%) Infrastructure as Code
15 514 (22.01%) Bash Shell
16 497 (21.28%) Configuration Management
17 495 (21.20%) Git (software)
18 461 (19.74%) Windows
19 448 (19.19%) PowerShell
20 394 (16.87%) GCP
21 383 (16.40%) Finance
22 378 (16.19%) VMware
23 329 (14.09%) SQL
24 326 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
25 304 (13.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 285 (12.21%) Go
27 282 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
28 271 (11.61%) Software Engineering
29 268 (11.48%) Microsoft
30 263 (11.26%) 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
1 161 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 125 (5.35%) Apache
3 106 (4.54%) Confluence
4 76 (3.25%) OpenStack
5 67 (2.87%) nginx
6 63 (2.70%) Apache Spark
7 44 (1.88%) IIS
8 30 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.07%) SAS
10 21 (0.90%) Skype for Business
11 14 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.39%) CMS
13 7 (0.30%) JBoss
14 6 (0.26%) Camunda
14 6 (0.26%) DNN
14 6 (0.26%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.21%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.21%) Drupal
16 4 (0.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.086%) Shopify
4 1 (0.043%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.043%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.043%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,208 (51.73%) AWS
2 873 (37.39%) Azure
3 394 (16.87%) GCP
4 232 (9.94%) PaaS
5 212 (9.08%) IaaS
6 198 (8.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 197 (8.44%) SaaS
8 190 (8.14%) GitHub
9 171 (7.32%) Serverless
10 164 (7.02%) OpenShift
11 108 (4.63%) Amazon EKS
12 98 (4.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 97 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
14 95 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
15 94 (4.03%) Amazon ECS
16 89 (3.81%) Office 365
17 78 (3.34%) Azure Active Directory
18 71 (3.04%) Amazon S3
19 51 (2.18%) Datadog
19 51 (2.18%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 211 (9.04%) Firewall
2 174 (7.45%) DNS
3 156 (6.68%) TCP/IP
4 108 (4.63%) VPN
5 77 (3.30%) OSPF
6 68 (2.91%) Network Security
7 63 (2.70%) DHCP
7 63 (2.70%) WAN
8 58 (2.48%) BGP
9 57 (2.44%) HTTP
9 57 (2.44%) LAN
10 44 (1.88%) Wireless
11 43 (1.84%) SAN
12 38 (1.63%) VLAN
13 36 (1.54%) MPLS
13 36 (1.54%) SNMP
14 35 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
15 32 (1.37%) IPv4
16 31 (1.33%) Internet
17 29 (1.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
2 194 (8.31%) MySQL
3 155 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 133 (5.70%) SQL Server
5 123 (5.27%) Redis
6 122 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 107 (4.58%) Big Data
8 86 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 78 (3.34%) Hadoop
10 55 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 54 (2.31%) MariaDB
12 47 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
13 39 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
14 33 (1.41%) Oracle Database
15 32 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
16 28 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (1.20%) Blockchain
17 24 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 24 (1.03%) Pentaho
18 18 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 863 (36.96%) Jenkins
2 495 (21.20%) Git (software)
3 222 (9.51%) GitLab
4 207 (8.87%) JIRA
5 123 (5.27%) Bitbucket
6 102 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 97 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 94 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 94 (4.03%) Maven
9 88 (3.77%) Artifactory
10 72 (3.08%) Subversion
11 69 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
12 51 (2.18%) Selenium
13 50 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 48 (2.06%) CircleCI
15 46 (1.97%) Mercurial
16 32 (1.37%) Cucumber
17 29 (1.24%) Travis CI
18 26 (1.11%) Gerrit
18 26 (1.11%) Gradle
General
1 383 (16.40%) Finance
2 131 (5.61%) Banking
3 124 (5.31%) Games
4 81 (3.47%) Law
5 74 (3.17%) Public Sector
6 50 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.76%) Retail
8 30 (1.28%) Legal
9 23 (0.99%) Marketing
10 21 (0.90%) Advertising
11 20 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.60%) Electronics
14 11 (0.47%) Back Office
14 11 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.39%) Front Office
17 8 (0.34%) Billing
18 7 (0.30%) Military
18 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 978 (41.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 279 (11.95%) AWS Engineer
3 248 (10.62%) Senior DevOps
4 233 (9.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 221 (9.46%) AWS DevOps
6 204 (8.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 173 (7.41%) Developer
8 163 (6.98%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 160 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 150 (6.42%) Azure Engineer
10 150 (6.42%) Platform Engineer
11 147 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
12 139 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 123 (5.27%) Site Engineer
14 116 (4.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 97 (4.15%) Architect
16 96 (4.11%) Python Engineer
17 87 (3.73%) Software Engineer
18 82 (3.51%) Network Engineer
19 76 (3.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (8.22%) Kafka
2 171 (7.32%) Web Services
3 168 (7.19%) Node.js
4 117 (5.01%) Elastic Stack
5 104 (4.45%) Spring
6 87 (3.73%) .NET
7 80 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
8 72 (3.08%) REST
9 71 (3.04%) Spring Boot
10 66 (2.83%) Apache Flex
11 51 (2.18%) LDAP
12 50 (2.14%) AngularJS
12 50 (2.14%) React
13 44 (1.88%) JSON
14 42 (1.80%) RESTful
15 37 (1.58%) XML
16 34 (1.46%) YAML
17 29 (1.24%) LAMP
18 25 (1.07%) .NET Framework
18 25 (1.07%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
2 145 (6.21%) Public Cloud
3 135 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 111 (4.75%) Cloud Native
5 65 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
6 61 (2.61%) Private Cloud
7 53 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 39 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.24%) Social Network
12 24 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 19 (0.81%) Cyberattack
14 17 (0.73%) FMCG
15 16 (0.69%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.64%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
17 11 (0.47%) PKI
18 10 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,110 (47.54%) Linux
2 461 (19.74%) Windows
3 228 (9.76%) Unix
4 186 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 159 (6.81%) CentOS
6 149 (6.38%) Windows Server
7 95 (4.07%) Ubuntu
8 29 (1.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 26 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.81%) Debian
12 17 (0.73%) CoreOS
13 15 (0.64%) zOS
14 14 (0.60%) Fedora
15 13 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.51%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.34%) Android
17 8 (0.34%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.30%) Solaris
18 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,617 (69.25%) DevOps
2 826 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 629 (26.94%) Infrastructure as Code
4 497 (21.28%) Configuration Management
5 326 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
6 304 (13.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 271 (11.61%) Software Engineering
8 263 (11.26%) Microservices
9 231 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
10 228 (9.76%) Scrum
11 207 (8.87%) TDD
12 204 (8.74%) Test Automation
13 191 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 164 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 154 (6.60%) Mentoring
16 152 (6.51%) Infrastructure Automation
17 149 (6.38%) Fintech
18 140 (6.00%) SDLC
19 132 (5.65%) Machine Learning
20 128 (5.48%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1,114 (47.71%) Python
2 635 (27.19%) Java
3 514 (22.01%) Bash Shell
4 448 (19.19%) PowerShell
5 329 (14.09%) SQL
6 285 (12.21%) Go
7 248 (10.62%) JavaScript
8 224 (9.59%) C#
9 192 (8.22%) Ruby
10 123 (5.27%) Perl
11 115 (4.93%) PHP
12 95 (4.07%) Shell Script
13 81 (3.47%) Groovy
14 80 (3.43%) C++
15 59 (2.53%) C
16 47 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 46 (1.97%) TypeScript
18 39 (1.67%) Scala
19 36 (1.54%) Java 8
20 27 (1.16%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 236 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 185 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 132 (5.65%) Degree
4 71 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (2.10%) CCNP
6 48 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 43 (1.84%) AWS Certification
8 31 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (1.28%) RHCE
10 25 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (0.94%) CCNA
11 22 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.86%) CCIE
13 12 (0.51%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.47%) GIAC
14 11 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (0.43%) MCSE
16 9 (0.39%) MCSA
17 8 (0.34%) PhD
18 5 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.80%) QA
2 38 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.24%) GDPR
4 12 (0.51%) PMO
4 12 (0.51%) SLA
5 10 (0.43%) HIPAA
5 10 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (0.43%) NCSC
5 10 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.39%) ISO 22301
6 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 9 (0.39%) NIST
7 8 (0.34%) PMBOK
8 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.21%) EMIR
9 5 (0.21%) MiFID
10 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,193 (51.09%) Docker
2 282 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 81 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 47 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (2.01%) vSphere
6 36 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (1.41%) Xen
8 26 (1.11%) XenApp
9 22 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 19 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (0.81%) VMware NSX
11 15 (0.64%) KVM
12 14 (0.60%) HDFS
12 14 (0.60%) VirtualBox
13 12 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.43%) NFS
15 10 (0.43%) RHEV
16 9 (0.39%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1,303 (55.80%) Terraform
2 1,012 (43.34%) Kubernetes
3 903 (38.67%) Puppet
4 637 (27.28%) Opscode Chef
5 153 (6.55%) Prometheus
6 96 (4.11%) Grafana
7 77 (3.30%) Nagios
8 54 (2.31%) ZABBIX
9 47 (2.01%) Packer
10 46 (1.97%) Istio
11 44 (1.88%) Salt
12 36 (1.54%) Graphite
13 35 (1.50%) Rancher
14 31 (1.33%) HAProxy
15 26 (1.11%) Kibana
16 25 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
17 23 (0.99%) Fortio
17 23 (0.99%) Kiali
18 21 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
18 21 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 378 (16.19%) VMware
2 268 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 209 (8.95%) Red Hat
4 182 (7.79%) Google
5 175 (7.49%) Oracle
6 152 (6.51%) Cisco
7 81 (3.47%) Splunk
8 74 (3.17%) New Relic
9 63 (2.70%) SaltStack
10 62 (2.66%) Atlassian
11 56 (2.40%) F5
12 50 (2.14%) Palo Alto
13 43 (1.84%) Citrix
14 42 (1.80%) IBM
15 35 (1.50%) Cloudera
15 35 (1.50%) SAP
16 34 (1.46%) CheckPoint
17 31 (1.33%) SolarWinds
18 30 (1.28%) Dell
19 29 (1.24%) Riverbed