Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 168 215
Rank change year-on-year +53 +47 +244
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,298 3,669 2,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.90% 2.20% 1.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.83% 24.45% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,332 3,080 2,495
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16,642 15,005 15,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.24% 8.99% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13,164 12,430 12,779
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +19 2,585 £70,000 +3.70% 388
North of England +120 589 £55,000 +4.76% 109
South East +58 557 £57,500 +0.44% 91
North West +116 347 £60,000 +14.29% 56
Yorkshire +85 228 £52,500 +5.00% 40
East of England +64 214 £52,500 -12.50% 37
South West +3 166 £52,500 +5.00% 48
Midlands -8 161 £55,000 +4.76% 46
West Midlands +32 135 £55,000 - 27
North East +39 56 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands -25 26 £57,500 +9.52% 19
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3,202 (74.50%) DevOps
2 2,727 (63.45%) Linux
3 2,601 (60.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2,508 (58.35%) Python
5 2,446 (56.91%) Puppet
6 2,219 (51.63%) Docker
7 1,951 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1,916 (44.58%) Jenkins
9 1,836 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
10 1,617 (37.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,506 (35.04%) Kubernetes
12 1,358 (31.60%) Configuration Management
13 1,348 (31.36%) Terraform
14 1,322 (30.76%) Java
15 1,135 (26.41%) Bash Shell
16 1,118 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
17 1,093 (25.43%) Windows
18 1,090 (25.36%) Git (software)
19 880 (20.47%) Finance
20 806 (18.75%) SQL
20 806 (18.75%) Ruby
21 704 (16.38%) Google Cloud Platform
22 639 (14.87%) PowerShell
23 637 (14.82%) Microservices
24 623 (14.50%) Red Hat
25 578 (13.45%) VMware
26 577 (13.42%) Open Source
27 565 (13.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 562 (13.08%) TeamCity
28 562 (13.08%) AWS CloudFormation

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
1 344 (8.00%) Apache
2 274 (6.38%) Confluence
3 258 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 223 (5.19%) nginx
5 216 (5.03%) Tomcat
6 193 (4.49%) OpenStack
7 169 (3.93%) IIS
8 122 (2.84%) Apache Spark
9 111 (2.58%) JBoss
10 75 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 65 (1.51%) WebLogic
12 49 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 42 (0.98%) Apache Solr
14 28 (0.65%) Anypoint
14 28 (0.65%) CMS
15 27 (0.63%) MS Exchange
16 26 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 19 (0.44%) Drupal
18 18 (0.42%) SharePoint
19 17 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.14%) HipChat
5 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.14%) Snapchat
6 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 62 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
2 25 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.047%) Quorum
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.023%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.023%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,601 (60.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1,617 (37.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 704 (16.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 562 (13.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 367 (8.54%) SaaS
6 311 (7.24%) GitHub
7 282 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
8 255 (5.93%) Amazon S3
9 231 (5.37%) PaaS
10 227 (5.28%) OpenShift
11 214 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
12 211 (4.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 208 (4.84%) IaaS
14 145 (3.37%) Serverless
15 123 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
16 121 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
17 118 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
18 110 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 75 (1.74%) Office 365
20 70 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 385 (8.96%) Firewall
2 274 (6.38%) DNS
3 260 (6.05%) TCP/IP
4 134 (3.12%) VPN
5 122 (2.84%) HTTP
6 94 (2.19%) Internet
7 93 (2.16%) WAN
8 75 (1.74%) SAN
9 71 (1.65%) LAN
10 60 (1.40%) SSL
11 54 (1.26%) DHCP
11 54 (1.26%) Network Security
12 47 (1.09%) BGP
13 43 (1.00%) VLAN
14 39 (0.91%) NAS
15 37 (0.86%) SNMP
16 36 (0.84%) iSCSI
17 31 (0.72%) Wireless
18 27 (0.63%) SSH
19 25 (0.58%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (10.05%) MySQL
2 351 (8.17%) NoSQL
3 316 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 287 (6.68%) SQL Server
5 250 (5.82%) Amazon RDS
6 230 (5.35%) Big Data
7 224 (5.21%) MongoDB
8 189 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 162 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 137 (3.19%) Hadoop
11 130 (3.02%) Redis
12 94 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 91 (2.12%) Oracle Database
14 86 (2.00%) Blockchain
15 69 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 50 (1.16%) Neo4j
17 47 (1.09%) MariaDB
18 38 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
19 35 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,916 (44.58%) Jenkins
2 1,090 (25.36%) Git (software)
3 565 (13.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 562 (13.08%) TeamCity
5 463 (10.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 452 (10.52%) JIRA
7 448 (10.42%) Maven
8 306 (7.12%) Subversion
9 284 (6.61%) Vagrant
10 168 (3.91%) Gradle
11 159 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 156 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 149 (3.47%) Selenium
14 144 (3.35%) GitLab
15 137 (3.19%) Ant
16 126 (2.93%) Cucumber
17 124 (2.89%) Travis CI
18 114 (2.65%) Hudson
19 99 (2.30%) Bitbucket
20 87 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 880 (20.47%) Finance
2 246 (5.72%) Banking
3 121 (2.82%) Games
4 113 (2.63%) Retail
5 103 (2.40%) Marketing
6 101 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 90 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 90 (2.09%) Law
8 50 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.02%) Electronics
10 42 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 40 (0.93%) Advertising
12 30 (0.70%) Legal
13 19 (0.44%) Front Office
14 17 (0.40%) Automotive
14 17 (0.40%) Publishing
15 10 (0.23%) Back Office
15 10 (0.23%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.14%) Military
17 5 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,779 (41.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 452 (10.52%) Developer
3 438 (10.19%) Linux Engineer
4 403 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
5 370 (8.61%) Senior DevOps
6 352 (8.19%) AWS DevOps
7 344 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 304 (7.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 297 (6.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 273 (6.35%) Administrator
10 273 (6.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 260 (6.05%) Platform Engineer
12 233 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 231 (5.37%) Architect
14 195 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
15 177 (4.12%) Consultant
16 176 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 174 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
18 168 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
19 160 (3.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (9.91%) Web Services
2 354 (8.24%) Node.js
3 353 (8.21%) .NET
4 324 (7.54%) Elastic Stack
5 265 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 251 (5.84%) Spring
7 182 (4.23%) REST
8 168 (3.91%) LAMP
9 162 (3.77%) Kafka
10 161 (3.75%) React
11 158 (3.68%) Spring Boot
12 140 (3.26%) RESTful
13 139 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
14 124 (2.89%) HTML
15 116 (2.70%) Middleware
16 114 (2.65%) CSS
17 108 (2.51%) J2EE
18 83 (1.93%) LEMP Stack
19 74 (1.72%) ASP.NET
20 73 (1.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 368 (8.56%) Public Cloud
2 327 (7.61%) Fintech
3 281 (6.54%) Data Centre
4 178 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 176 (4.09%) Private Cloud
6 162 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 152 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 136 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
9 123 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
10 108 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
11 75 (1.74%) Cloud Native
11 75 (1.74%) Hedge funds
12 62 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 61 (1.42%) Clustering
13 61 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 61 (1.42%) User Experience
14 53 (1.23%) Mobile App
15 39 (0.91%) Replication
16 36 (0.84%) Blog
17 32 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,727 (63.45%) Linux
2 1,093 (25.43%) Windows
3 512 (11.91%) Unix
4 494 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 410 (9.54%) CentOS
6 277 (6.44%) Ubuntu
7 254 (5.91%) Windows Server
8 114 (2.65%) Debian
9 60 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (1.05%) Solaris
11 40 (0.93%) CoreOS
12 39 (0.91%) Fedora
13 36 (0.84%) SUSE
13 36 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (0.79%) FreeBSD
15 27 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (0.54%) Mesosphere
16 23 (0.54%) Windows 10
17 22 (0.51%) VMS
18 17 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,202 (74.50%) DevOps
2 1,836 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
3 1,358 (31.60%) Configuration Management
4 1,118 (26.01%) Continuous Integration
5 637 (14.82%) Microservices
6 577 (13.42%) Open Source
7 541 (12.59%) Continuous Delivery
8 513 (11.94%) Software Engineering
9 463 (10.77%) Scrum
10 394 (9.17%) Test Automation
11 392 (9.12%) Deployment Automation
12 372 (8.66%) TDD
13 370 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
14 330 (7.68%) High Availability
15 323 (7.52%) Mentoring
16 322 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 298 (6.93%) ITIL
18 240 (5.58%) Computer Science
19 232 (5.40%) Load Balancing
20 206 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,508 (58.35%) Python
2 1,322 (30.76%) Java
3 1,135 (26.41%) Bash Shell
4 806 (18.75%) Ruby
4 806 (18.75%) SQL
5 639 (14.87%) PowerShell
6 519 (12.08%) JavaScript
6 519 (12.08%) Perl
7 474 (11.03%) Go
8 381 (8.86%) C#
9 263 (6.12%) PHP
10 225 (5.23%) C++
11 194 (4.51%) Shell Script
12 135 (3.14%) C
13 131 (3.05%) Scala
14 81 (1.88%) Java 8
15 68 (1.58%) Korn
16 65 (1.51%) TypeScript
17 55 (1.28%) R
18 47 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 371 (8.63%) Degree
2 168 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 132 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 129 (3.00%) AWS Certification
5 101 (2.35%) RHCE
6 92 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 84 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
8 74 (1.72%) RHCSA
9 67 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 66 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 53 (1.23%) CCNA
11 53 (1.23%) MCSE
12 45 (1.05%) Master's Degree
13 36 (0.84%) CISSP
14 30 (0.70%) MCSA
15 29 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 26 (0.60%) CCNP
17 25 (0.58%) GIAC
17 25 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
17 25 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (3.98%) QA
2 53 (1.23%) GDPR
3 48 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.72%) HIPAA
6 29 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 22 (0.51%) SLA
8 10 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 10 (0.23%) MiFID
8 10 (0.23%) PMO
9 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.12%) PSD2
11 4 (0.093%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.093%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.047%) COBIT
13 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2,219 (51.63%) Docker
2 400 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 336 (7.82%) Active Directory
4 152 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 137 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
6 100 (2.33%) vSphere
7 91 (2.12%) VirtualBox
8 90 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
9 63 (1.47%) Xen
10 62 (1.44%) NFS
11 60 (1.40%) KVM
12 50 (1.16%) Samba
13 28 (0.65%) pfSense
13 28 (0.65%) VMware NSX
14 27 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 24 (0.56%) Firmware
15 24 (0.56%) Varnish
16 15 (0.35%) GlusterFS
17 13 (0.30%) Gluster
17 13 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,446 (56.91%) Puppet
2 1,951 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1,506 (35.04%) Kubernetes
4 1,348 (31.36%) Terraform
5 465 (10.82%) Salt
6 308 (7.17%) Nagios
7 265 (6.17%) Docker Swarm
8 229 (5.33%) Packer
9 188 (4.37%) Grafana
10 161 (3.75%) Graphite
11 160 (3.72%) Consul
11 160 (3.72%) Prometheus
12 158 (3.68%) ZABBIX
13 106 (2.47%) Kibana
14 92 (2.14%) logstash
15 76 (1.77%) Mesos
16 64 (1.49%) Opsview
17 59 (1.37%) vCenter Server
18 57 (1.33%) Rancher
19 50 (1.16%) Automic
Vendors
1 623 (14.50%) Red Hat
2 578 (13.45%) VMware
3 513 (11.94%) Google
4 416 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 333 (7.75%) Oracle
6 310 (7.21%) Splunk
7 200 (4.65%) New Relic
8 157 (3.65%) Cisco
9 139 (3.23%) Atlassian
10 112 (2.61%) SaltStack
11 98 (2.28%) AppDynamics
12 90 (2.09%) Trend Micro
13 72 (1.68%) IBM
14 70 (1.63%) Citrix
14 70 (1.63%) EMC
15 68 (1.58%) SAP
16 65 (1.51%) WorldPay
17 60 (1.40%) SolarWinds
18 52 (1.21%) Hortonworks
19 50 (1.16%) HP