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

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 84 112
Rank change year-on-year -14 +28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3,681 1,740 3,744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.34% 3.88% 2.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.48% 23.17% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,112 1,429 2,760
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £68,656
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.33% +9.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.26% +10.83%

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 18,892 7,511 16,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.12% 16.75% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12,108 6,286 12,901
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £59,102
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.75% +7.46%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £93,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 October 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 October 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 -46 1,724 £77,500 +6.90% 389
South East +50 753 £67,500 +8.00% 84
North of England -10 496 £60,000 +14.29% 114
South West -4 326 £55,000 +4.76% 49
North West +6 287 £60,000 +12.15% 66
Midlands -38 222 £60,000 +14.29% 57
Yorkshire -30 196 £60,000 +14.29% 32
West Midlands -49 155 £62,500 +13.64% 45
East of England -84 83 £65,000 -3.70% 42
East Midlands -27 67 £57,500 +15.00% 12
North East -36 22 £50,750 +9.73% 16
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2,649 (71.96%) DevOps
2 2,160 (58.68%) Terraform
3 2,156 (58.57%) AWS
4 1,911 (51.92%) Python
5 1,866 (50.69%) Docker
6 1,856 (50.42%) Linux
7 1,796 (48.79%) Jenkins
8 1,737 (47.19%) Kubernetes
9 1,735 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1,607 (43.66%) Azure
11 1,442 (39.17%) Java
12 1,054 (28.63%) Infrastructure as Code
13 1,038 (28.20%) Puppet
14 1,020 (27.71%) Git (software)
15 897 (24.37%) Software Engineering
16 875 (23.77%) Finance
17 846 (22.98%) Bash Shell
18 844 (22.93%) Microservices
19 839 (22.79%) Configuration Management
20 833 (22.63%) Opscode Chef
21 784 (21.30%) GCP
22 692 (18.80%) Social Skills
23 677 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
24 650 (17.66%) Scrum
25 644 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
26 640 (17.39%) Spring
26 640 (17.39%) Windows
27 632 (17.17%) Degree
28 630 (17.11%) Kafka
29 612 (16.63%) PowerShell

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
1 358 (9.73%) Apache Spark
2 270 (7.33%) Apache
3 261 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
4 211 (5.73%) GemFire
5 179 (4.86%) Confluence
6 129 (3.50%) nginx
7 99 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 68 (1.85%) OpenStack
9 61 (1.66%) IIS
10 23 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
11 19 (0.52%) Jupyter
12 13 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.33%) Camunda
13 12 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.27%) JBoss
15 9 (0.24%) Mule
15 9 (0.24%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.24%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.027%) ImageReady
2 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.081%) Summit
3 2 (0.054%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 2 (0.054%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.027%) Magento
4 1 (0.027%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.027%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,156 (58.57%) AWS
2 1,607 (43.66%) Azure
3 784 (21.30%) GCP
4 442 (12.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 437 (11.87%) GitHub
6 400 (10.87%) OpenShift
7 373 (10.13%) Serverless
8 356 (9.67%) PaaS
9 251 (6.82%) IaaS
10 242 (6.57%) SaaS
11 203 (5.51%) Amazon Kinesis
12 175 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
13 171 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
14 142 (3.86%) Amazon ECS
15 127 (3.45%) Datadog
16 121 (3.29%) Amazon S3
17 120 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 114 (3.10%) Amazon EKS
19 100 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
20 93 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 237 (6.44%) Firewall
2 149 (4.05%) DNS
3 130 (3.53%) HTTP
4 127 (3.45%) VPN
5 93 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 65 (1.77%) Kerberos
7 61 (1.66%) BGP
8 60 (1.63%) WAN
9 58 (1.58%) DHCP
9 58 (1.58%) OSPF
10 54 (1.47%) SSL
11 53 (1.44%) Network Security
12 52 (1.41%) LAN
13 51 (1.39%) AMQP
13 51 (1.39%) IPv4
14 41 (1.11%) VLAN
15 39 (1.06%) Broadband
16 36 (0.98%) SAN
17 31 (0.84%) Internet
17 31 (0.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
2 427 (11.60%) Redis
3 423 (11.49%) MySQL
4 392 (10.65%) Big Data
5 391 (10.62%) NoSQL
6 311 (8.45%) MariaDB
7 305 (8.29%) Relational Database
8 246 (6.68%) MongoDB
9 241 (6.55%) HBase
10 238 (6.47%) Hadoop
11 139 (3.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 135 (3.67%) SQL Server
13 108 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
14 91 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 71 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 70 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
17 69 (1.87%) Apache Accumulo
18 63 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
19 48 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
19 48 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,796 (48.79%) Jenkins
2 1,020 (27.71%) Git (software)
3 416 (11.30%) JIRA
4 304 (8.26%) GitLab
5 293 (7.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 278 (7.55%) Cucumber
7 245 (6.66%) Gradle
8 229 (6.22%) Eclipse
9 223 (6.06%) Protractor
10 219 (5.95%) JUnit
11 199 (5.41%) Mockito
12 191 (5.19%) Cypress.io
13 183 (4.97%) IntelliJ
14 181 (4.92%) Storybook
15 172 (4.67%) Maven
16 164 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 160 (4.35%) TeamCity
18 150 (4.07%) Bitbucket
19 145 (3.94%) Artifactory
19 145 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 875 (23.77%) Finance
2 692 (18.80%) Social Skills
3 417 (11.33%) Banking
4 381 (10.35%) Law
5 353 (9.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 184 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 181 (4.92%) Retail
8 107 (2.91%) Public Sector
9 93 (2.53%) Telecoms
10 92 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
11 76 (2.06%) Marketing
12 63 (1.71%) Games
13 58 (1.58%) Legal
14 46 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
15 43 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
16 30 (0.81%) Electronics
17 29 (0.79%) Manufacturing
18 27 (0.73%) Automotive
19 26 (0.71%) Retail Finance
20 20 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,144 (31.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 451 (12.25%) Developer
3 441 (11.98%) Software Engineer
4 358 (9.73%) Senior DevOps
5 353 (9.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 299 (8.12%) Architect
7 295 (8.01%) Cloud Engineer
8 280 (7.61%) AWS Engineer
9 241 (6.55%) Azure Engineer
10 219 (5.95%) Platform Engineer
11 193 (5.24%) Java Developer
12 170 (4.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 164 (4.46%) AWS DevOps
14 154 (4.18%) Principal Engineer
15 148 (4.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 148 (4.02%) Senior Software Engineer
16 145 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
17 129 (3.50%) Lead Software Engineer
18 123 (3.34%) Azure DevOps
19 115 (3.12%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (17.39%) Spring
2 630 (17.11%) Kafka
3 497 (13.50%) Node.js
4 485 (13.18%) React
5 430 (11.68%) Spring Boot
6 407 (11.06%) AngularJS
6 407 (11.06%) RabbitMQ
7 359 (9.75%) Web Services
8 338 (9.18%) RESTful
9 297 (8.07%) Elastic Stack
10 281 (7.63%) CSS
11 278 (7.55%) JSON
12 250 (6.79%) REST
13 240 (6.52%) Redux
14 212 (5.76%) Spark Streaming
14 212 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 204 (5.54%) WireMock
16 201 (5.46%) Express
17 198 (5.38%) Play Framework
18 195 (5.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 278 (7.55%) Linux Command Line
2 271 (7.36%) Public Cloud
3 255 (6.93%) User Experience
4 165 (4.48%) Cloud Native
5 159 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
6 156 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
7 133 (3.61%) Data Centre
8 106 (2.88%) Algorithms
9 97 (2.64%) Cyberattack
10 93 (2.53%) Management Information System
11 91 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
12 87 (2.36%) Virtual Team
13 83 (2.25%) Private Cloud
14 59 (1.60%) Clustering
15 38 (1.03%) SWIFT
16 37 (1.01%) iPhone
17 34 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
18 30 (0.81%) Hedge funds
19 28 (0.76%) Life Science
20 27 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,856 (50.42%) Linux
2 640 (17.39%) Windows
3 581 (15.78%) Unix
4 285 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 216 (5.87%) CentOS
6 161 (4.37%) Windows Server
7 108 (2.93%) Ubuntu
8 55 (1.49%) Debian
9 53 (1.44%) Mesosphere
10 28 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 23 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 23 (0.62%) VMS
12 17 (0.46%) Android
12 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
13 16 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 13 (0.35%) Fedora
15 12 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.30%) CoreOS
17 10 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
17 10 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,649 (71.96%) DevOps
2 1,735 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1,054 (28.63%) Infrastructure as Code
4 897 (24.37%) Software Engineering
5 844 (22.93%) Microservices
6 839 (22.79%) Configuration Management
7 677 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
8 650 (17.66%) Scrum
9 644 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
10 533 (14.48%) Computer Science
11 501 (13.61%) Open Source
12 473 (12.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 423 (11.49%) Mentoring
14 389 (10.57%) Test Automation
15 354 (9.62%) TDD
16 339 (9.21%) Full Stack Development
17 335 (9.10%) Analytics
18 287 (7.80%) OO
19 286 (7.77%) Digital Banking
20 276 (7.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 1,911 (51.92%) Python
2 1,442 (39.17%) Java
3 846 (22.98%) Bash Shell
4 612 (16.63%) PowerShell
5 552 (15.00%) SQL
6 522 (14.18%) JavaScript
7 365 (9.92%) Go
8 346 (9.40%) C#
9 344 (9.35%) Shell Script
10 326 (8.86%) Groovy
11 289 (7.85%) Ruby
12 221 (6.00%) C++
13 183 (4.97%) Java 8
13 183 (4.97%) PHP
14 172 (4.67%) C
14 172 (4.67%) Perl
15 149 (4.05%) TypeScript
16 55 (1.49%) Scala
17 25 (0.68%) Java 11
18 24 (0.65%) Rust
Qualifications
1 632 (17.17%) Degree
2 413 (11.22%) Security Cleared
3 304 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 213 (5.79%) OCP
4 213 (5.79%) Oracle Certification
5 155 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 80 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 62 (1.68%) AWS Certification
9 39 (1.06%) RHCE
10 37 (1.01%) CCNP
11 22 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 22 (0.60%) RHCSA
12 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (0.46%) CCNA
14 15 (0.41%) PhD
15 13 (0.35%) GIAC
15 13 (0.35%) MCSA
16 12 (0.33%) CCIE
17 11 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.83%) QA
2 83 (2.25%) SLA
3 23 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.60%) GDPR
5 20 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.38%) NIST
7 6 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.16%) GxP
7 6 (0.16%) ISO 13485
8 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (0.14%) NCSC
9 4 (0.11%) Accessibility
10 3 (0.081%) IASME
10 3 (0.081%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.081%) PMO
10 3 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.054%) MiFID
11 2 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,866 (50.69%) Docker
2 368 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (5.05%) HDFS
4 146 (3.97%) Active Directory
5 124 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 52 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 32 (0.87%) vSphere
9 30 (0.81%) VirtualBox
10 28 (0.76%) NFS
11 22 (0.60%) KVM
12 20 (0.54%) VMware NSX
13 19 (0.52%) iptables
14 15 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
15 13 (0.35%) Ceph
16 12 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
17 10 (0.27%) LXC
18 8 (0.22%) Xen
19 7 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2,160 (58.68%) Terraform
2 1,737 (47.19%) Kubernetes
3 1,038 (28.20%) Puppet
4 833 (22.63%) Opscode Chef
5 258 (7.01%) Prometheus
6 238 (6.47%) Grafana
7 101 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
8 99 (2.69%) Packer
9 90 (2.44%) Kibana
10 79 (2.15%) Salt
11 69 (1.87%) Nagios
12 64 (1.74%) Consul
13 55 (1.49%) logstash
14 46 (1.25%) Graphite
15 43 (1.17%) Automic
16 41 (1.11%) ZABBIX
17 34 (0.92%) Istio
18 32 (0.87%) HAProxy
19 30 (0.81%) Rancher
20 28 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 511 (13.88%) VMware
2 378 (10.27%) Red Hat
3 358 (9.73%) Oracle
4 305 (8.29%) Google
4 305 (8.29%) Microsoft
5 184 (5.00%) Splunk
6 182 (4.94%) Okta
7 131 (3.56%) Cisco
8 125 (3.40%) SaltStack
9 93 (2.53%) IBM
10 77 (2.09%) New Relic
11 73 (1.98%) Atlassian
12 45 (1.22%) SAP
13 44 (1.20%) Cloudera
14 43 (1.17%) ServiceNow
15 41 (1.11%) Hortonworks
16 37 (1.01%) LexisNexis
17 34 (0.92%) HP
18 33 (0.90%) SolarWinds
19 30 (0.81%) Dell