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

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 133 202
Rank change year-on-year +29 +69 +138
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,233 4,122 2,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.08% 2.48% 1.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.26% 25.31% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,216 3,324 2,482
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.46% +1.67%

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 16,755 16,287 14,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.18% 9.81% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13,086 13,126 11,721
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 April 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 April 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 +24 2,540 £75,000 +7.14% 187
South East +75 662 £62,500 +8.70% 32
North of England +22 445 £55,000 +4.76% 48
North West +24 260 £60,000 - 27
East of England +62 211 £50,000 -16.67% 27
South West -12 177 £52,000 +15.56% 18
Midlands -9 168 £57,500 +9.52% 23
Yorkshire -4 149 £50,000 - 16
West Midlands +48 122 £55,000 +10.00% 19
East Midlands -43 46 £59,500 +13.33% 4
North East +43 40 £51,250 -10.87% 5
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 3,054 (72.15%) DevOps
2 2,606 (61.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2,601 (61.45%) Linux
4 2,314 (54.67%) Python
5 2,223 (52.52%) Puppet
6 2,163 (51.10%) Docker
7 1,780 (42.05%) Jenkins
8 1,745 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1,591 (37.59%) Opscode Chef
10 1,543 (36.45%) Terraform
11 1,467 (34.66%) Kubernetes
11 1,467 (34.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,280 (30.24%) Java
13 1,217 (28.75%) Configuration Management
14 1,103 (26.06%) Windows
15 1,052 (24.85%) Git (software)
16 1,033 (24.40%) Bash Shell
17 976 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
18 845 (19.96%) Finance
19 739 (17.46%) PowerShell
20 736 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
21 672 (15.88%) Ruby
22 656 (15.50%) SQL
23 628 (14.84%) Software Engineering
24 586 (13.84%) Open Source
25 572 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
26 530 (12.52%) Microservices
27 529 (12.50%) JavaScript
28 505 (11.93%) Google
29 497 (11.74%) Atlassian Bamboo

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
1 320 (7.56%) Apache
2 217 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 212 (5.01%) Tomcat
4 192 (4.54%) Apache Spark
5 184 (4.35%) Confluence
6 168 (3.97%) nginx
7 145 (3.43%) IIS
8 123 (2.91%) OpenStack
9 75 (1.77%) WebLogic
10 56 (1.32%) JBoss
11 50 (1.18%) Apache Solr
12 41 (0.97%) SAS
13 34 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
14 33 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.64%) MS Exchange
16 18 (0.43%) SharePoint
17 17 (0.40%) Skype for Business
18 15 (0.35%) Drupal
19 12 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 11 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.35%) Fireworks
3 8 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.071%) HipChat
6 2 (0.047%) SPSS
7 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 51 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.12%) Magento
2 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.024%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.024%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.024%) Quorum
4 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,606 (61.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1,467 (34.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 736 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 486 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 396 (9.36%) SaaS
6 276 (6.52%) Amazon S3
7 267 (6.31%) GitHub
8 263 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
9 243 (5.74%) PaaS
10 232 (5.48%) Serverless
11 218 (5.15%) IaaS
12 215 (5.08%) OpenShift
13 213 (5.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 197 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
15 174 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
16 133 (3.14%) Amazon SQS
17 111 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 104 (2.46%) Office 365
19 91 (2.15%) npm
20 84 (1.98%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 365 (8.62%) Firewall
2 259 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 221 (5.22%) DNS
4 132 (3.12%) HTTP
5 90 (2.13%) VPN
6 84 (1.98%) SSL
7 81 (1.91%) WAN
8 70 (1.65%) SAN
9 63 (1.49%) Network Security
10 59 (1.39%) LAN
11 58 (1.37%) DHCP
12 51 (1.20%) VLAN
13 46 (1.09%) Internet
14 32 (0.76%) BGP
14 32 (0.76%) Wireless
15 30 (0.71%) NAS
16 29 (0.69%) MPLS
17 26 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
18 25 (0.59%) BIG-IP
19 24 (0.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (8.93%) MySQL
2 328 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
3 298 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 261 (6.17%) Big Data
5 242 (5.72%) NoSQL
6 224 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
7 220 (5.20%) MongoDB
8 183 (4.32%) Hadoop
9 169 (3.99%) Relational Database
10 132 (3.12%) Redis
11 130 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 96 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
13 71 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 66 (1.56%) Blockchain
15 59 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 46 (1.09%) RDBMS
17 42 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
18 38 (0.90%) MariaDB
19 37 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
20 34 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,780 (42.05%) Jenkins
2 1,052 (24.85%) Git (software)
3 497 (11.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 464 (10.96%) TeamCity
5 382 (9.02%) Maven
6 371 (8.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 347 (8.20%) JIRA
8 255 (6.02%) GitLab
9 231 (5.46%) Vagrant
10 195 (4.61%) Gradle
11 175 (4.13%) Travis CI
12 162 (3.83%) Subversion
13 154 (3.64%) Selenium
14 151 (3.57%) Bitbucket
15 135 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
16 114 (2.69%) Artifactory
17 104 (2.46%) Ant
18 97 (2.29%) Cucumber
19 96 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
20 93 (2.20%) CircleCI
General
1 845 (19.96%) Finance
2 238 (5.62%) Banking
3 111 (2.62%) Financial Institution
4 100 (2.36%) Retail
5 95 (2.24%) Games
6 85 (2.01%) Marketing
6 85 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 72 (1.70%) Law
8 37 (0.87%) Electronics
9 29 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 28 (0.66%) Back Office
11 26 (0.61%) Legal
11 26 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.54%) Advertising
12 23 (0.54%) Front Office
13 21 (0.50%) Publishing
14 20 (0.47%) Billing
15 11 (0.26%) Military
16 9 (0.21%) Automotive
17 7 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,657 (39.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 554 (13.09%) AWS Engineer
3 512 (12.10%) Developer
4 427 (10.09%) AWS DevOps
5 399 (9.43%) Senior DevOps
6 395 (9.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 386 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
8 385 (9.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 321 (7.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 246 (5.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 232 (5.48%) Platform Engineer
12 229 (5.41%) Software Engineer
13 212 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 212 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 199 (4.70%) Administrator
15 195 (4.61%) Architect
16 162 (3.83%) Java Developer
17 157 (3.71%) Consultant
18 156 (3.69%) Lead DevOps
18 156 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (10.37%) Node.js
2 419 (9.90%) Elastic Stack
3 393 (9.28%) Web Services
4 319 (7.54%) .NET
5 252 (5.95%) Spring
6 249 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 218 (5.15%) Kafka
8 179 (4.23%) RESTful
9 178 (4.21%) REST
10 147 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
11 130 (3.07%) React
12 124 (2.93%) Spring Boot
13 123 (2.91%) LAMP
14 88 (2.08%) Java EE
15 78 (1.84%) Vue.js
16 76 (1.80%) HTML
17 74 (1.75%) JSON
18 67 (1.58%) Django
19 65 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
20 64 (1.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 339 (8.01%) Public Cloud
2 306 (7.23%) Data Centre
3 294 (6.95%) Fintech
4 222 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
5 191 (4.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 135 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 134 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
8 133 (3.14%) Private Cloud
9 132 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
9 132 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
10 98 (2.32%) Cloud Native
11 89 (2.10%) Algorithms
12 73 (1.72%) Hedge funds
12 73 (1.72%) User Experience
13 52 (1.23%) Clustering
14 41 (0.97%) Robotics
15 39 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 39 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 38 (0.90%) Replication
17 37 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2,601 (61.45%) Linux
2 1,103 (26.06%) Windows
3 456 (10.77%) Unix
4 348 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (7.32%) Windows Server
6 291 (6.87%) CentOS
7 242 (5.72%) Ubuntu
8 86 (2.03%) Debian
9 72 (1.70%) Android
10 61 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (1.11%) SUSE
12 43 (1.02%) Fedora
13 39 (0.92%) Apple iOS
14 36 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 35 (0.83%) CoreOS
16 31 (0.73%) AIX
17 29 (0.69%) Mesosphere
18 27 (0.64%) DC/OS
18 27 (0.64%) Solaris
19 18 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,054 (72.15%) DevOps
2 1,745 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1,217 (28.75%) Configuration Management
4 976 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
5 628 (14.84%) Software Engineering
6 586 (13.84%) Open Source
7 572 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 530 (12.52%) Microservices
9 433 (10.23%) Mentoring
10 416 (9.83%) Test Automation
11 376 (8.88%) TDD
12 371 (8.76%) Scrum
13 336 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 325 (7.68%) Deployment Automation
15 313 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
16 293 (6.92%) Analytics
17 218 (5.15%) Computer Science
18 217 (5.13%) ITIL
18 217 (5.13%) SDLC
19 211 (4.98%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,314 (54.67%) Python
2 1,280 (30.24%) Java
3 1,033 (24.40%) Bash Shell
4 739 (17.46%) PowerShell
5 672 (15.88%) Ruby
6 656 (15.50%) SQL
7 529 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 425 (10.04%) Perl
9 394 (9.31%) Go
10 330 (7.80%) C#
11 261 (6.17%) C++
12 241 (5.69%) PHP
13 195 (4.61%) Shell Script
14 171 (4.04%) C
15 170 (4.02%) Scala
16 88 (2.08%) Groovy
17 87 (2.06%) TypeScript
18 75 (1.77%) Java 8
19 58 (1.37%) Objective-C
20 57 (1.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 310 (7.32%) Degree
2 271 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 186 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 128 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 113 (2.67%) AWS Certification
6 97 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 75 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 66 (1.56%) RHCE
9 62 (1.46%) RHCSA
10 42 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (0.87%) CISSP
12 32 (0.76%) Master's Degree
13 30 (0.71%) MCSE
14 28 (0.66%) CCNA
14 28 (0.66%) CCNP
15 21 (0.50%) SANS
16 20 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
17 14 (0.33%) MCSA
18 13 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
18 13 (0.31%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (3.95%) QA
2 67 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (1.42%) GDPR
4 48 (1.13%) SLA
5 46 (1.09%) HIPAA
6 44 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.31%) ISO 22301
9 12 (0.28%) HL7
9 12 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 12 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.17%) MiFID
11 5 (0.12%) PSD2
12 3 (0.071%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.071%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.047%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.047%) FISMA
14 1 (0.024%) COBIT
System Software
1 2,163 (51.10%) Docker
2 372 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 343 (8.10%) Active Directory
4 225 (5.32%) Hyper-V
5 148 (3.50%) vSphere
6 143 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
7 92 (2.17%) VirtualBox
8 80 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (1.23%) KVM
10 51 (1.20%) VMware NSX
11 37 (0.87%) NFS
12 28 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 26 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
14 25 (0.59%) vCloud
15 24 (0.57%) Varnish
16 23 (0.54%) Xen
17 21 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
18 18 (0.43%) Samba
19 16 (0.38%) XenApp
20 15 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2,223 (52.52%) Puppet
2 1,591 (37.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1,543 (36.45%) Terraform
4 1,467 (34.66%) Kubernetes
5 358 (8.46%) Salt
6 239 (5.65%) Nagios
7 234 (5.53%) Packer
8 220 (5.20%) Prometheus
9 182 (4.30%) Docker Swarm
10 161 (3.80%) Grafana
11 148 (3.50%) Consul
12 84 (1.98%) Graphite
13 73 (1.72%) SCOM
14 67 (1.58%) SCCM
15 66 (1.56%) Kibana
16 63 (1.49%) ZABBIX
17 53 (1.25%) Automic
18 52 (1.23%) Mesos
19 51 (1.20%) HAProxy
19 51 (1.20%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 505 (11.93%) Google
2 475 (11.22%) VMware
3 442 (10.44%) Red Hat
4 400 (9.45%) Microsoft
5 333 (7.87%) Oracle
6 295 (6.97%) Splunk
7 174 (4.11%) Cisco
8 166 (3.92%) Atlassian
9 121 (2.86%) New Relic
10 100 (2.36%) IBM
11 94 (2.22%) SaltStack
12 80 (1.89%) AppDynamics
13 61 (1.44%) Trend Micro
14 59 (1.39%) WorldPay
15 58 (1.37%) Cloudera
16 49 (1.16%) Citrix
17 46 (1.09%) SolarWinds
18 44 (1.04%) F5
19 43 (1.02%) Hortonworks
20 40 (0.94%) CheckPoint