Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 117 171
Rank change year-on-year +7 +54 +59
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3,673 4,334 3,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.94% 2.86% 2.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.71% 25.94% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,708 3,358 3,098
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%

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 16,175 16,706 15,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.95% 11.02% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12,463 13,229 12,515
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +7.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +6 2,130 £77,500 +10.71% 293
South East +15 522 £62,500 +8.70% 106
North of England -37 421 £52,500 -4.55% 91
North West -33 219 £52,500 -8.70% 45
South West +45 218 £55,000 +4.76% 61
Yorkshire -12 186 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Midlands +46 162 £56,000 +6.67% 42
East of England +11 154 £55,000 - 55
West Midlands -10 97 £53,750 +2.38% 28
East Midlands +60 62 £60,000 +14.29% 14
North East -19 16 £53,250 -3.18% 10
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2,561 (69.73%) DevOps
2 2,173 (59.16%) AWS
3 2,103 (57.26%) Python
4 2,088 (56.85%) Docker
5 2,066 (56.25%) Linux
6 1,851 (50.39%) Puppet
7 1,790 (48.73%) Terraform
8 1,628 (44.32%) Kubernetes
9 1,472 (40.08%) Jenkins
10 1,424 (38.77%) Opscode Chef
11 1,409 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
12 1,283 (34.93%) Azure
13 1,022 (27.82%) Configuration Management
14 1,020 (27.77%) Java
15 994 (27.06%) Bash Shell
16 832 (22.65%) Windows
17 824 (22.43%) Infrastructure as Code
18 789 (21.48%) Git (software)
19 776 (21.13%) GCP
20 757 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
21 751 (20.45%) PowerShell
22 721 (19.63%) Finance
23 583 (15.87%) Ruby
24 514 (13.99%) Software Engineering
25 486 (13.23%) JavaScript
26 472 (12.85%) AWS CloudFormation
27 470 (12.80%) SQL
28 466 (12.69%) Unix
29 459 (12.50%) Microservices
30 446 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 194 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
2 176 (4.79%) Confluence
3 169 (4.60%) Apache
4 161 (4.38%) Apache Spark
5 160 (4.36%) nginx
6 146 (3.97%) OpenStack
7 125 (3.40%) IIS
8 124 (3.38%) Tomcat
9 82 (2.23%) JBoss
10 48 (1.31%) CMS
11 45 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 41 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 36 (0.98%) WordPress
14 31 (0.84%) Drupal
14 31 (0.84%) SAS
15 26 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.54%) MS Exchange
17 18 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 18 (0.49%) Apache Solr
17 18 (0.49%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.082%) HipChat
7 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.027%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 70 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.27%) CiviCRM
3 5 (0.14%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.082%) Magento
6 2 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.027%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.027%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.027%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 2,173 (59.16%) AWS
2 1,283 (34.93%) Azure
3 776 (21.13%) GCP
4 472 (12.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 274 (7.46%) SaaS
6 249 (6.78%) OpenShift
7 246 (6.70%) PaaS
8 230 (6.26%) GitHub
8 230 (6.26%) Serverless
9 216 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
10 209 (5.69%) IaaS
11 181 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
12 167 (4.55%) Amazon S3
13 104 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 103 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
15 94 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
15 94 (2.56%) Datadog
16 74 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 67 (1.82%) Slack
18 57 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 330 (8.98%) Firewall
2 257 (7.00%) DNS
3 234 (6.37%) TCP/IP
4 174 (4.74%) VPN
5 110 (2.99%) DHCP
6 97 (2.64%) Internet
7 80 (2.18%) SSL
8 75 (2.04%) HTTP
9 56 (1.52%) SAN
10 54 (1.47%) WAN
11 53 (1.44%) BGP
12 48 (1.31%) LAN
13 46 (1.25%) OSPF
14 45 (1.23%) Network Security
15 41 (1.12%) DMZ
16 33 (0.90%) Wireless
17 30 (0.82%) MPLS
17 30 (0.82%) VLAN
18 22 (0.60%) Wireshark
19 21 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (8.49%) MySQL
2 272 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 260 (7.08%) Big Data
4 218 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 197 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
6 194 (5.28%) Hadoop
7 170 (4.63%) MongoDB
8 161 (4.38%) NoSQL
9 111 (3.02%) Relational Database
10 100 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 91 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 89 (2.42%) Redis
13 69 (1.88%) Apache Hive
14 66 (1.80%) RDBMS
15 62 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
16 42 (1.14%) Neo4j
17 37 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (1.01%) Oracle Database
18 31 (0.84%) Blockchain
18 31 (0.84%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,472 (40.08%) Jenkins
2 789 (21.48%) Git (software)
3 348 (9.47%) JIRA
4 319 (8.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 287 (7.81%) TeamCity
6 240 (6.53%) Bitbucket
7 225 (6.13%) Maven
8 204 (5.55%) GitLab
9 191 (5.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 156 (4.25%) Vagrant
11 129 (3.51%) Selenium
12 123 (3.35%) Artifactory
13 114 (3.10%) Subversion
14 108 (2.94%) Gradle
15 103 (2.80%) CircleCI
16 102 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 98 (2.67%) Cucumber
18 89 (2.42%) IBM UrbanCode
19 83 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
20 79 (2.15%) Ant
General
1 721 (19.63%) Finance
2 253 (6.89%) Banking
3 165 (4.49%) Retail
4 117 (3.19%) Public Sector
5 71 (1.93%) Games
6 60 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 54 (1.47%) Marketing
8 52 (1.42%) Law
9 41 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 30 (0.82%) Advertising
10 30 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 28 (0.76%) Billing
12 27 (0.74%) Automotive
13 24 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.63%) Electronics
15 19 (0.52%) Publishing
16 17 (0.46%) Back Office
17 16 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.44%) Legal
17 16 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,543 (42.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 425 (11.57%) AWS Engineer
3 406 (11.05%) Cloud Engineer
4 352 (9.58%) Senior DevOps
5 326 (8.88%) Developer
6 324 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 294 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
8 276 (7.51%) AWS DevOps
9 249 (6.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 221 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
11 179 (4.87%) Software Engineer
12 175 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 163 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
14 157 (4.27%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 154 (4.19%) Architect
15 154 (4.19%) Consultant
16 148 (4.03%) Azure Engineer
17 138 (3.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 112 (3.05%) Lead DevOps Engineer
19 108 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (8.39%) Node.js
2 301 (8.19%) Web Services
3 278 (7.57%) Elastic Stack
4 201 (5.47%) .NET
5 192 (5.23%) Kafka
6 175 (4.76%) Spring
7 138 (3.76%) JSON
8 130 (3.54%) AngularJS
9 125 (3.40%) RESTful
10 123 (3.35%) React
11 121 (3.29%) Spring Boot
12 96 (2.61%) LAMP
13 91 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
14 90 (2.45%) REST
15 83 (2.26%) CSS
16 82 (2.23%) HTML
17 70 (1.91%) Middleware
18 66 (1.80%) LDAP
19 65 (1.77%) Akka
20 57 (1.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 394 (10.73%) Public Cloud
2 184 (5.01%) Data Centre
3 145 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
4 143 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 137 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
6 123 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (2.97%) Cloud Native
8 105 (2.86%) Private Cloud
9 88 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
10 67 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 67 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 66 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 49 (1.33%) Algorithms
13 47 (1.28%) Clustering
13 47 (1.28%) PKI
13 47 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 44 (1.20%) PlayStation
15 41 (1.12%) Replication
16 40 (1.09%) Blog
16 40 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2,066 (56.25%) Linux
2 832 (22.65%) Windows
3 466 (12.69%) Unix
4 274 (7.46%) CentOS
5 266 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 239 (6.51%) Windows Server
7 131 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 68 (1.85%) Debian
9 58 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (1.01%) Solaris
11 34 (0.93%) Mesosphere
12 33 (0.90%) Windows 10
13 30 (0.82%) VMS
14 27 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 26 (0.71%) Android
16 25 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (0.54%) CoreOS
18 19 (0.52%) Fedora
19 13 (0.35%) Mac OS
20 9 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,561 (69.73%) DevOps
2 1,409 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1,022 (27.82%) Configuration Management
4 824 (22.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 757 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
6 514 (13.99%) Software Engineering
7 459 (12.50%) Microservices
8 446 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 418 (11.38%) Open Source
10 409 (11.14%) Scrum
11 354 (9.64%) Test Automation
12 342 (9.31%) TDD
13 305 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 298 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
15 292 (7.95%) Mentoring
16 262 (7.13%) SDLC
17 261 (7.11%) Migration
18 257 (7.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 253 (6.89%) Analytics
20 237 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,103 (57.26%) Python
2 1,020 (27.77%) Java
3 994 (27.06%) Bash Shell
4 751 (20.45%) PowerShell
5 583 (15.87%) Ruby
6 486 (13.23%) JavaScript
7 470 (12.80%) SQL
8 398 (10.84%) Go
9 247 (6.72%) Perl
10 243 (6.62%) C#
11 216 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 187 (5.09%) PHP
13 143 (3.89%) C++
14 135 (3.68%) Scala
15 123 (3.35%) C
16 86 (2.34%) Groovy
17 60 (1.63%) Java 8
18 49 (1.33%) PL/SQL
19 35 (0.95%) Kotlin
19 35 (0.95%) Lua
Qualifications
1 334 (9.09%) Degree
2 170 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 139 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 94 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 79 (2.15%) AWS Certification
6 68 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (1.55%) RHCE
8 56 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (1.31%) DV Cleared
10 42 (1.14%) CCNP
11 39 (1.06%) CCIE
12 38 (1.03%) CCNA
13 28 (0.76%) MCP
14 15 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.41%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.41%) MCSA
15 12 (0.33%) RHCSA
16 11 (0.30%) CCDP
16 11 (0.30%) Postgraduate
17 10 (0.27%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (4.30%) QA
2 61 (1.66%) SLA
3 30 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.54%) GDPR
5 16 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.27%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.082%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.082%) NIST
8 2 (0.054%) COBIT
8 2 (0.054%) NCSC
9 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,088 (56.85%) Docker
2 238 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 85 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 63 (1.72%) VirtualBox
6 61 (1.66%) vSphere
7 52 (1.42%) NFS
8 51 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (1.09%) Xen
11 35 (0.95%) Firmware
12 34 (0.93%) VMware NSX
13 25 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
14 23 (0.63%) KVM
15 20 (0.54%) Varnish
16 18 (0.49%) oVirt
17 17 (0.46%) Ceph
18 16 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
18 16 (0.44%) XenApp
19 14 (0.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,851 (50.39%) Puppet
2 1,790 (48.73%) Terraform
3 1,628 (44.32%) Kubernetes
4 1,424 (38.77%) Opscode Chef
5 246 (6.70%) Packer
6 239 (6.51%) Salt
7 206 (5.61%) Grafana
8 199 (5.42%) Prometheus
9 192 (5.23%) Docker Swarm
10 174 (4.74%) Nagios
11 130 (3.54%) Consul
12 129 (3.51%) ZABBIX
13 108 (2.94%) Graphite
14 80 (2.18%) Rancher
15 73 (1.99%) Kibana
16 52 (1.42%) HAProxy
17 49 (1.33%) Istio
18 48 (1.31%) Automic
18 48 (1.31%) Mesos
19 47 (1.28%) Opsview
Vendors
1 436 (11.87%) Google
2 395 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 355 (9.67%) VMware
4 339 (9.23%) Oracle
5 316 (8.60%) Red Hat
6 267 (7.27%) Splunk
7 150 (4.08%) Cisco
8 127 (3.46%) Atlassian
9 116 (3.16%) WorldPay
10 100 (2.72%) AppDynamics
11 95 (2.59%) IBM
12 93 (2.53%) New Relic
13 90 (2.45%) SaltStack
14 86 (2.34%) Hortonworks
15 83 (2.26%) ServiceNow
16 79 (2.15%) Cloudera
17 75 (2.04%) Dynatrace
18 54 (1.47%) Citrix
19 49 (1.33%) CyberArk
20 43 (1.17%) F5