Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 175 270
Rank change year-on-year +49 +95 +260
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,207 3,433 2,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.66% 2.06% 1.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.51% 23.10% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,325 2,917 2,111
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 16,489 14,860 16,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.43% 8.94% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,230 12,111 13,708
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,000 £31,159
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +27 2,406 £70,000 +3.70% 367
North of England +92 642 £52,500 +10.53% 90
South East +12 583 £57,500 +13.86% 90
North West +74 368 £57,500 +21.05% 42
Yorkshire +70 243 £48,500 -3.00% 32
East of England +107 228 £57,500 +9.52% 53
Midlands +77 175 £51,250 -2.38% 38
South West +2 150 £45,000 -10.00% 48
West Midlands +54 112 £55,000 +4.76% 24
East Midlands +44 63 £50,000 -4.76% 14
North East +5 47 £50,000 - 16
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 3,130 (74.40%) DevOps
2 2,801 (66.58%) Linux
3 2,577 (61.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2,460 (58.47%) Puppet
5 2,363 (56.17%) Python
6 2,246 (53.39%) Docker
7 2,151 (51.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1,954 (46.45%) Jenkins
9 1,806 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
10 1,524 (36.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,368 (32.52%) Kubernetes
12 1,348 (32.04%) Configuration Management
13 1,266 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
14 1,251 (29.74%) Terraform
15 1,233 (29.31%) Java
16 1,209 (28.74%) Bash Shell
17 1,055 (25.08%) Git (software)
18 1,017 (24.17%) Windows
19 883 (20.99%) Ruby
20 798 (18.97%) SQL
21 748 (17.78%) Finance
22 704 (16.73%) Microservices
23 653 (15.52%) VMware
24 624 (14.83%) Software Engineering
25 615 (14.62%) PowerShell
26 612 (14.55%) Google Cloud Platform
27 586 (13.93%) Open Source
28 569 (13.53%) Scrum
29 568 (13.50%) Red Hat
30 559 (13.29%) JavaScript

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
1 318 (7.56%) Apache
2 306 (7.27%) OpenStack
3 272 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
4 251 (5.97%) Confluence
5 233 (5.54%) Tomcat
6 219 (5.21%) nginx
7 162 (3.85%) IIS
8 136 (3.23%) Apache Spark
9 124 (2.95%) JBoss
10 91 (2.16%) WebLogic
11 81 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 79 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 65 (1.55%) CloudStack
14 49 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 44 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 38 (0.90%) Jetty
17 25 (0.59%) CMS
18 24 (0.57%) Mule
19 23 (0.55%) Apache Solr
20 22 (0.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.095%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.048%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.024%) HipChat
6 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 17 (0.40%) Documaker
4 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.12%) Magento
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.024%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.024%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.024%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.024%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.024%) Shopify
7 1 (0.024%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,577 (61.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1,524 (36.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 612 (14.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 527 (12.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 344 (8.18%) Amazon EC2
6 315 (7.49%) SaaS
7 312 (7.42%) GitHub
8 254 (6.04%) Amazon S3
9 246 (5.85%) IaaS
10 220 (5.23%) PaaS
11 207 (4.92%) Serverless
12 205 (4.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 189 (4.49%) OpenShift
14 158 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
15 140 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
16 125 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 116 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
18 99 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
19 95 (2.26%) IBM Cloud
20 89 (2.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 313 (7.44%) Firewall
2 303 (7.20%) DNS
3 297 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 142 (3.38%) HTTP
5 140 (3.33%) VPN
6 100 (2.38%) Internet
7 90 (2.14%) DHCP
8 77 (1.83%) LAN
9 69 (1.64%) SAN
9 69 (1.64%) SSL
9 69 (1.64%) WAN
10 64 (1.52%) SSH
11 62 (1.47%) Network Security
12 53 (1.26%) SNMP
13 45 (1.07%) NAS
14 38 (0.90%) SMTP
15 32 (0.76%) OpenVPN
16 29 (0.69%) IPsec
17 28 (0.67%) VLAN
18 25 (0.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (10.63%) MySQL
2 384 (9.13%) NoSQL
3 348 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
4 296 (7.04%) SQL Server
5 288 (6.85%) MongoDB
6 257 (6.11%) Big Data
7 251 (5.97%) Amazon RDS
8 186 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 178 (4.23%) Hadoop
10 168 (3.99%) Redis
11 147 (3.49%) Relational Database
12 114 (2.71%) Blockchain
13 110 (2.61%) Oracle Database
14 81 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 79 (1.88%) Neo4j
16 56 (1.33%) RDBMS
17 46 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
18 35 (0.83%) MariaDB
19 33 (0.78%) InfluxDB
20 31 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1,954 (46.45%) Jenkins
2 1,055 (25.08%) Git (software)
3 511 (12.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 447 (10.63%) TeamCity
5 446 (10.60%) JIRA
6 353 (8.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 330 (7.84%) Maven
8 307 (7.30%) Vagrant
9 289 (6.87%) Subversion
10 166 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
11 142 (3.38%) Selenium
12 141 (3.35%) Cucumber
13 134 (3.19%) GitLab
14 129 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 125 (2.97%) GoCD
15 125 (2.97%) Gradle
16 115 (2.73%) Bitbucket
17 101 (2.40%) Ant
18 100 (2.38%) Hudson
19 85 (2.02%) JUnit
General
1 748 (17.78%) Finance
2 257 (6.11%) Banking
3 198 (4.71%) Retail
4 135 (3.21%) Games
5 126 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 87 (2.07%) Marketing
7 75 (1.78%) Law
8 71 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 54 (1.28%) Electronics
10 44 (1.05%) Advertising
10 44 (1.05%) Publishing
11 38 (0.90%) Legal
12 34 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 32 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.38%) Back Office
15 10 (0.24%) Military
16 9 (0.21%) Automotive
17 8 (0.19%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.14%) Front Office
19 4 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,746 (41.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 546 (12.98%) Developer
3 474 (11.27%) Linux Engineer
4 393 (9.34%) AWS Engineer
5 380 (9.03%) AWS DevOps
6 345 (8.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 344 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
8 338 (8.03%) Senior DevOps
9 316 (7.51%) Administrator
10 290 (6.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 281 (6.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 271 (6.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 236 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
14 227 (5.40%) Java Developer
15 223 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
16 210 (4.99%) Architect
17 203 (4.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 184 (4.37%) Platform Engineer
19 178 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
20 168 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (11.41%) Web Services
2 322 (7.65%) Node.js
3 296 (7.04%) Spring
4 257 (6.11%) AngularJS
5 253 (6.01%) .NET
6 242 (5.75%) REST
7 239 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
8 209 (4.97%) HTML
9 184 (4.37%) React
10 182 (4.33%) Kafka
10 182 (4.33%) Middleware
11 170 (4.04%) RESTful
12 153 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
13 148 (3.52%) LAMP
14 143 (3.40%) CSS
15 139 (3.30%) Spring Boot
16 125 (2.97%) Hibernate
17 119 (2.83%) J2EE
18 96 (2.28%) HTML5
19 90 (2.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 363 (8.63%) Public Cloud
2 298 (7.08%) Fintech
3 269 (6.39%) Data Centre
4 214 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 198 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 198 (4.71%) Private Cloud
6 133 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
7 126 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
8 115 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 108 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 93 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
11 65 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 65 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 61 (1.45%) Clustering
13 56 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 52 (1.24%) Replication
15 50 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 47 (1.12%) User Experience
17 44 (1.05%) Blog
18 37 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,801 (66.58%) Linux
2 1,017 (24.17%) Windows
3 536 (12.74%) Unix
4 394 (9.37%) CentOS
5 381 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 316 (7.51%) Ubuntu
7 178 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 146 (3.47%) Debian
9 62 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (1.31%) Solaris
11 45 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (1.05%) CoreOS
13 42 (1.00%) Fedora
14 35 (0.83%) Android
15 31 (0.74%) SUSE
16 29 (0.69%) VMS
17 21 (0.50%) FreeBSD
18 17 (0.40%) DC/OS
19 13 (0.31%) HPUX
20 11 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,130 (74.40%) DevOps
2 1,806 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1,348 (32.04%) Configuration Management
4 1,266 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
5 704 (16.73%) Microservices
6 624 (14.83%) Software Engineering
7 586 (13.93%) Open Source
8 569 (13.53%) Scrum
9 484 (11.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 468 (11.12%) TDD
11 409 (9.72%) Test Automation
12 404 (9.60%) Deployment Automation
13 387 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
14 329 (7.82%) High Availability
15 289 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 273 (6.49%) Continuous Deployment
17 255 (6.06%) Mentoring
18 241 (5.73%) BDD
19 208 (4.94%) SDLC
20 207 (4.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,363 (56.17%) Python
2 1,233 (29.31%) Java
3 1,209 (28.74%) Bash Shell
4 883 (20.99%) Ruby
5 798 (18.97%) SQL
6 615 (14.62%) PowerShell
7 559 (13.29%) JavaScript
8 556 (13.22%) Perl
9 374 (8.89%) Go
10 347 (8.25%) C#
11 279 (6.63%) PHP
12 226 (5.37%) Shell Script
13 189 (4.49%) C++
14 144 (3.42%) Scala
15 136 (3.23%) Java 8
16 117 (2.78%) C
17 73 (1.74%) Groovy
17 73 (1.74%) Korn
18 58 (1.38%) T-SQL
19 43 (1.02%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 371 (8.82%) Degree
2 138 (3.28%) AWS Certification
3 122 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 101 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 71 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 64 (1.52%) RHCE
7 61 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 58 (1.38%) MCSE
9 55 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (1.28%) SC Cleared
11 41 (0.97%) RHCSA
12 40 (0.95%) DV Cleared
13 37 (0.88%) CCNA
14 28 (0.67%) MCSA
15 23 (0.55%) CISSP
16 19 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 18 (0.43%) CCNP
18 16 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
18 16 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
18 16 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (7.08%) GCP
2 190 (4.52%) QA
3 48 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.55%) SLA
6 9 (0.21%) GDPR
7 7 (0.17%) PMO
8 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.071%) DICOM
9 3 (0.071%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.071%) HL7
9 3 (0.071%) PSD2
9 3 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.048%) COBIT
10 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.048%) MiFID
11 1 (0.024%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2,246 (53.39%) Docker
2 415 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (6.37%) Active Directory
4 164 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
5 154 (3.66%) vSphere
6 130 (3.09%) Hyper-V
7 123 (2.92%) VirtualBox
8 105 (2.50%) KVM
8 105 (2.50%) Xen
9 72 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
10 57 (1.35%) Samba
11 40 (0.95%) NFS
12 37 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
13 36 (0.86%) iptables
14 33 (0.78%) XenServer
15 32 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
16 19 (0.45%) VMware NSX
17 16 (0.38%) Ceph
17 16 (0.38%) LXC
17 16 (0.38%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 2,460 (58.47%) Puppet
2 2,151 (51.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1,368 (32.52%) Kubernetes
4 1,251 (29.74%) Terraform
5 405 (9.63%) Salt
6 350 (8.32%) Nagios
7 228 (5.42%) Docker Swarm
8 193 (4.59%) Packer
9 162 (3.85%) ZABBIX
10 142 (3.38%) Grafana
11 127 (3.02%) Consul
11 127 (3.02%) logstash
12 117 (2.78%) Graphite
13 116 (2.76%) Kibana
14 83 (1.97%) Rancher
15 69 (1.64%) Mesos
16 67 (1.59%) Prometheus
17 65 (1.55%) vRealize
18 54 (1.28%) vCenter Server
19 53 (1.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 653 (15.52%) VMware
2 568 (13.50%) Red Hat
3 464 (11.03%) Google
4 380 (9.03%) Oracle
5 342 (8.13%) Microsoft
6 286 (6.80%) Splunk
7 236 (5.61%) New Relic
8 185 (4.40%) Cisco
9 167 (3.97%) SaltStack
10 155 (3.68%) AppDynamics
11 142 (3.38%) IBM
12 113 (2.69%) Atlassian
13 103 (2.45%) WorldPay
14 102 (2.42%) Citrix
15 89 (2.12%) Trend Micro
16 87 (2.07%) ServiceNow
17 72 (1.71%) SAP
18 65 (1.55%) BMC
19 62 (1.47%) SolarWinds
20 60 (1.43%) HP