Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 90 106
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +25
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3,649 2,138 4,203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.65% 3.37% 3.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.56% 22.09% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,231 1,738 3,142
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £99,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -0.76% +9.17%

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 17,747 9,679 17,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.76% 15.24% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11,817 7,954 13,602
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £32,952
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,627
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.34% +6.59%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -28 1,638 £77,500 - 340
South East +59 689 £67,500 +8.00% 76
North of England +8 516 £60,000 +17.65% 122
South West +27 395 £55,000 +6.60% 46
North West +22 301 £60,000 +14.29% 73
Midlands +34 260 £57,500 +6.98% 71
Yorkshire -15 199 £60,000 +20.00% 39
West Midlands +26 174 £62,500 +19.05% 54
East Midlands +14 85 £50,000 -9.09% 17
East of England -38 72 £57,500 +4.55% 31
North East -19 25 £47,500 +2.70% 10
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2,548 (69.83%) DevOps
2 2,144 (58.76%) Terraform
3 2,140 (58.65%) AWS
4 1,933 (52.97%) Docker
5 1,899 (52.04%) Python
6 1,849 (50.67%) Linux
7 1,745 (47.82%) Kubernetes
8 1,725 (47.27%) Jenkins
9 1,702 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
10 1,603 (43.93%) Azure
11 1,247 (34.17%) Java
12 1,196 (32.78%) Puppet
13 999 (27.38%) Infrastructure as Code
14 925 (25.35%) Configuration Management
15 915 (25.08%) Git (software)
16 866 (23.73%) Bash Shell
17 838 (22.97%) Software Engineering
18 799 (21.90%) Opscode Chef
19 785 (21.51%) Finance
19 785 (21.51%) GCP
20 753 (20.64%) Microservices
21 715 (19.59%) PowerShell
22 668 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
23 667 (18.28%) Windows
24 654 (17.92%) Social Skills
25 593 (16.25%) VMware
26 591 (16.20%) Kafka
27 582 (15.95%) Scrum
28 563 (15.43%) SQL
29 559 (15.32%) PostgreSQL

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
1 361 (9.89%) Apache Spark
2 326 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
3 261 (7.15%) Apache
4 242 (6.63%) Confluence
5 197 (5.40%) GemFire
6 141 (3.86%) nginx
7 91 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
8 62 (1.70%) OpenStack
9 52 (1.43%) IIS
10 38 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
13 14 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.30%) CMS
14 11 (0.30%) ejabberd
15 10 (0.27%) JBoss
16 7 (0.19%) Kentico
16 7 (0.19%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.027%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.027%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.16%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.082%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.082%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.027%) Magento
4 1 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.027%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 2,140 (58.65%) AWS
2 1,603 (43.93%) Azure
3 785 (21.51%) GCP
4 410 (11.24%) GitHub
5 391 (10.72%) PaaS
6 383 (10.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 331 (9.07%) IaaS
8 295 (8.08%) Serverless
9 285 (7.81%) OpenShift
10 250 (6.85%) SaaS
11 185 (5.07%) Amazon Kinesis
12 169 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
13 144 (3.95%) Amazon ECS
14 143 (3.92%) Datadog
15 133 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
16 125 (3.43%) Amazon EKS
17 113 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 107 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
19 96 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
20 93 (2.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 315 (8.63%) Firewall
2 181 (4.96%) VPN
3 178 (4.88%) DNS
4 131 (3.59%) HTTP
5 124 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 98 (2.69%) IPv4
7 91 (2.49%) OSPF
8 81 (2.22%) BGP
9 80 (2.19%) VLAN
10 75 (2.06%) LAN
11 73 (2.00%) WAN
12 66 (1.81%) Network Security
13 63 (1.73%) DHCP
14 62 (1.70%) SSL
15 58 (1.59%) Internet
16 55 (1.51%) SAN
17 46 (1.26%) AMQP
18 39 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
18 39 (1.07%) SNMP
19 37 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 559 (15.32%) PostgreSQL
2 463 (12.69%) Big Data
3 442 (12.11%) Redis
4 432 (11.84%) NoSQL
5 385 (10.55%) MySQL
6 307 (8.41%) MariaDB
7 282 (7.73%) Relational Database
8 263 (7.21%) MongoDB
9 261 (7.15%) Hadoop
10 220 (6.03%) HBase
11 141 (3.86%) SQL Server
12 138 (3.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 102 (2.80%) Amazon Athena
14 98 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
15 94 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 89 (2.44%) Neo4j
17 87 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
18 67 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
19 66 (1.81%) Electronic Patient Records
20 63 (1.73%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 1,725 (47.27%) Jenkins
2 915 (25.08%) Git (software)
3 469 (12.85%) JIRA
4 291 (7.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 286 (7.84%) GitLab
6 280 (7.67%) Cucumber
7 234 (6.41%) Gradle
8 220 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 211 (5.78%) JUnit
10 208 (5.70%) Eclipse
11 200 (5.48%) Protractor
12 188 (5.15%) Mockito
13 170 (4.66%) Cypress.io
14 169 (4.63%) IntelliJ
15 166 (4.55%) Storybook
16 163 (4.47%) Artifactory
17 159 (4.36%) TeamCity
18 139 (3.81%) Bitbucket
19 138 (3.78%) Subversion
20 122 (3.34%) Maven
General
1 785 (21.51%) Finance
2 654 (17.92%) Social Skills
3 418 (11.46%) Banking
4 354 (9.70%) Law
5 326 (8.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 143 (3.92%) Retail
7 126 (3.45%) Public Sector
8 122 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
9 111 (3.04%) Telecoms
10 83 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
11 80 (2.19%) Legal
12 71 (1.95%) Marketing
13 65 (1.78%) Games
14 40 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
15 35 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
15 35 (0.96%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.93%) Electronics
17 33 (0.90%) Investment Banking
18 17 (0.47%) Wearables
19 15 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,268 (34.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 394 (10.80%) Senior DevOps
3 383 (10.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 369 (10.11%) Developer
5 358 (9.81%) Software Engineer
6 317 (8.69%) Architect
7 312 (8.55%) AWS Engineer
8 253 (6.93%) Platform Engineer
9 239 (6.55%) Azure Engineer
10 235 (6.44%) Cloud Engineer
11 213 (5.84%) AWS DevOps
12 201 (5.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 181 (4.96%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 173 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
15 167 (4.58%) Java Developer
16 134 (3.67%) Principal Engineer
17 133 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 119 (3.26%) Azure DevOps
18 119 (3.26%) Python Engineer
19 108 (2.96%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (16.20%) Kafka
2 483 (13.24%) Spring
3 454 (12.44%) Node.js
4 401 (10.99%) React
5 381 (10.44%) RabbitMQ
6 350 (9.59%) Web Services
7 340 (9.32%) AngularJS
8 294 (8.06%) Elastic Stack
9 272 (7.45%) CSS
10 263 (7.21%) Spring Boot
11 258 (7.07%) RESTful
12 251 (6.88%) JSON
13 245 (6.71%) Spark Streaming
14 224 (6.14%) REST
15 195 (5.34%) Redux
15 195 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 191 (5.23%) WireMock
17 179 (4.91%) Express
18 168 (4.60%) LAMP
18 168 (4.60%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 282 (7.73%) Public Cloud
2 281 (7.70%) Linux Command Line
3 197 (5.40%) User Experience
4 173 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 137 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
6 129 (3.54%) Cloud Native
7 106 (2.90%) Cyberattack
8 95 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 91 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
10 79 (2.16%) Private Cloud
11 56 (1.53%) Clustering
12 55 (1.51%) Hedge funds
13 48 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 47 (1.29%) Virtual Team
15 33 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 33 (0.90%) SWIFT
16 30 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (0.79%) iPhone
18 28 (0.77%) Algorithms
19 21 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1,849 (50.67%) Linux
2 667 (18.28%) Windows
3 530 (14.52%) Unix
4 280 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 270 (7.40%) CentOS
6 209 (5.73%) Windows Server
7 134 (3.67%) Ubuntu
8 75 (2.06%) Windows Server 2016
9 63 (1.73%) Debian
10 34 (0.93%) Mesosphere
11 25 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
12 17 (0.47%) Android
13 16 (0.44%) Fedora
13 16 (0.44%) VMS
13 16 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.38%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.36%) Solaris
16 10 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.22%) CoreOS
18 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,548 (69.83%) DevOps
2 1,702 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
3 999 (27.38%) Infrastructure as Code
4 925 (25.35%) Configuration Management
5 838 (22.97%) Software Engineering
6 753 (20.64%) Microservices
7 668 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
8 582 (15.95%) Scrum
9 527 (14.44%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 488 (13.37%) Open Source
11 466 (12.77%) Computer Science
12 459 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
13 401 (10.99%) Mentoring
14 391 (10.72%) Test Automation
15 353 (9.67%) Data Science
16 341 (9.35%) Analytics
17 328 (8.99%) TDD
18 309 (8.47%) Full Stack Development
19 301 (8.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
20 299 (8.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,899 (52.04%) Python
2 1,247 (34.17%) Java
3 866 (23.73%) Bash Shell
4 715 (19.59%) PowerShell
5 563 (15.43%) SQL
6 437 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 381 (10.44%) Go
8 316 (8.66%) Groovy
9 298 (8.17%) C#
10 279 (7.65%) Ruby
11 272 (7.45%) Shell Script
12 197 (5.40%) PHP
13 191 (5.23%) C++
14 148 (4.06%) C
15 137 (3.75%) Perl
16 135 (3.70%) TypeScript
17 104 (2.85%) Java 8
18 54 (1.48%) Scala
19 31 (0.85%) Cython
20 24 (0.66%) Rust
Qualifications
1 503 (13.78%) Degree
2 459 (12.58%) Security Cleared
3 319 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 200 (5.48%) Oracle Certification
5 197 (5.40%) OCP
6 141 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 93 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 82 (2.25%) DV Cleared
9 77 (2.11%) AWS Certification
10 62 (1.70%) RHCE
11 44 (1.21%) CCNP
12 30 (0.82%) RHCSA
13 28 (0.77%) GIAC
13 28 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (0.74%) PhD
15 26 (0.71%) CCNA
16 19 (0.52%) Master's Degree
17 18 (0.49%) CCIE
18 17 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 13 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (2.30%) QA
2 72 (1.97%) SLA
3 35 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.77%) GDPR
6 11 (0.30%) NIST
7 10 (0.27%) NCSC
8 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.11%) PMO
12 3 (0.082%) GxP
12 3 (0.082%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.055%) MiFID
13 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.027%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.027%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.027%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,933 (52.97%) Docker
2 452 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 171 (4.69%) HDFS
5 134 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
6 90 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 78 (2.14%) VirtualBox
8 68 (1.86%) Hyper-V
9 37 (1.01%) iptables
9 37 (1.01%) vSphere
10 35 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 29 (0.79%) NFS
12 27 (0.74%) KVM
12 27 (0.74%) VMware NSX
13 26 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
14 21 (0.58%) Xen
15 15 (0.41%) Firmware
15 15 (0.41%) Postfix
16 13 (0.36%) QEMU
17 12 (0.33%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2,144 (58.76%) Terraform
2 1,745 (47.82%) Kubernetes
3 1,196 (32.78%) Puppet
4 799 (21.90%) Opscode Chef
5 290 (7.95%) Prometheus
6 289 (7.92%) Grafana
7 169 (4.63%) Docker Swarm
8 151 (4.14%) Packer
9 94 (2.58%) Consul
10 88 (2.41%) Kibana
11 85 (2.33%) Nagios
12 81 (2.22%) Salt
13 73 (2.00%) ZABBIX
14 72 (1.97%) Graphite
15 48 (1.32%) SCCM
16 45 (1.23%) HAProxy
17 40 (1.10%) Rancher
18 37 (1.01%) logstash
19 33 (0.90%) Opsview
20 30 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 593 (16.25%) VMware
2 401 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 342 (9.37%) Red Hat
4 331 (9.07%) Google
5 326 (8.93%) Oracle
6 176 (4.82%) Splunk
7 170 (4.66%) Okta
8 156 (4.28%) Cisco
9 155 (4.25%) IBM
10 104 (2.85%) Cloudera
11 94 (2.58%) Hortonworks
12 91 (2.49%) SaltStack
13 88 (2.41%) Atlassian
14 72 (1.97%) New Relic
15 69 (1.89%) Informatica
16 67 (1.84%) Talend
17 56 (1.53%) Dell
18 49 (1.34%) HP
19 47 (1.29%) F5
20 40 (1.10%) Juniper