Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 112 164
Rank change year-on-year +5 +52 +44
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3,462 4,118 3,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.97% 2.94% 2.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.96% 25.50% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,543 3,181 2,989
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £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 15,080 16,147 14,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.92% 11.52% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11,581 12,675 12,061
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,600 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.01% +7.81% +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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -8 1,975 £78,000 +11.43% 306
South East +16 520 £65,000 +8.33% 107
North of England -5 398 £52,925 -3.77% 112
South West +39 221 £52,500 -2.33% 41
Yorkshire +31 193 £55,000 - 43
North West -24 192 £52,500 -12.50% 58
Midlands +36 160 £57,500 +4.55% 60
East of England +1 122 £57,500 +14.22% 41
West Midlands +2 105 £56,798 +3.27% 42
East Midlands +38 52 £65,000 +13.04% 18
North East -30 13 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 2,439 (70.45%) DevOps
2 1,961 (56.64%) Docker
3 1,960 (56.61%) Python
4 1,904 (55.00%) AWS
5 1,849 (53.41%) Linux
6 1,727 (49.88%) Terraform
7 1,627 (47.00%) Puppet
8 1,529 (44.17%) Kubernetes
9 1,359 (39.25%) Jenkins
10 1,347 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
11 1,243 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
12 1,185 (34.23%) Azure
13 975 (28.16%) Java
14 968 (27.96%) Configuration Management
15 894 (25.82%) Bash Shell
16 805 (23.25%) Windows
17 770 (22.24%) Infrastructure as Code
18 752 (21.72%) Git (software)
19 720 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
20 711 (20.54%) Finance
21 688 (19.87%) PowerShell
21 688 (19.87%) GCP
22 517 (14.93%) Ruby
23 467 (13.49%) JavaScript
24 461 (13.32%) SQL
25 453 (13.08%) Software Engineering
26 409 (11.81%) AWS CloudFormation
27 405 (11.70%) Microservices
28 399 (11.53%) Google
29 387 (11.18%) Unix

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 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
2 191 (5.52%) Confluence
3 173 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 158 (4.56%) Apache
5 131 (3.78%) nginx
6 121 (3.50%) IIS
7 115 (3.32%) OpenStack
8 96 (2.77%) Tomcat
9 82 (2.37%) JBoss
10 42 (1.21%) CMS
11 39 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
12 32 (0.92%) WordPress
13 31 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 28 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 28 (0.81%) Drupal
14 28 (0.81%) SAS
15 18 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 18 (0.52%) Headless CMS
16 16 (0.46%) Apache TomEE
16 16 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.087%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.087%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 58 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.29%) CiviCRM
3 6 (0.17%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.087%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.058%) Magento
5 2 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.058%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.029%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.029%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 1,904 (55.00%) AWS
2 1,185 (34.23%) Azure
3 688 (19.87%) GCP
4 409 (11.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 245 (7.08%) OpenShift
6 242 (6.99%) PaaS
7 227 (6.56%) GitHub
8 216 (6.24%) SaaS
9 210 (6.07%) IaaS
10 202 (5.83%) Serverless
11 175 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
12 151 (4.36%) AWS Lambda
13 125 (3.61%) Amazon S3
14 110 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
15 100 (2.89%) Amazon ECS
16 95 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 82 (2.37%) Datadog
18 64 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
18 64 (1.85%) Slack
19 60 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 310 (8.95%) Firewall
2 243 (7.02%) DNS
3 197 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 152 (4.39%) VPN
5 103 (2.98%) Internet
6 93 (2.69%) DHCP
7 71 (2.05%) BGP
8 70 (2.02%) SSL
9 58 (1.68%) HTTP
10 56 (1.62%) OSPF
10 56 (1.62%) WAN
11 55 (1.59%) LAN
12 52 (1.50%) DMZ
13 43 (1.24%) SAN
14 39 (1.13%) MPLS
15 28 (0.81%) Network Security
16 24 (0.69%) Wireshark
17 23 (0.66%) VoIP
18 22 (0.64%) Wireless
19 17 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (7.54%) MySQL
2 259 (7.48%) Big Data
3 243 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
4 208 (6.01%) SQL Server
5 197 (5.69%) Hadoop
6 181 (5.23%) MongoDB
7 169 (4.88%) NoSQL
8 151 (4.36%) Amazon RDS
9 97 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 96 (2.77%) Relational Database
11 86 (2.48%) Redis
12 78 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 64 (1.85%) Neo4j
14 60 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
15 57 (1.65%) RDBMS
16 37 (1.07%) Amazon Athena
17 35 (1.01%) Apache Hive
18 33 (0.95%) Pentaho
19 31 (0.90%) Oracle Database
20 28 (0.81%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,359 (39.25%) Jenkins
2 752 (21.72%) Git (software)
3 371 (10.72%) JIRA
4 271 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 261 (7.54%) TeamCity
6 227 (6.56%) Maven
7 220 (6.35%) Bitbucket
8 187 (5.40%) GitLab
9 152 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 151 (4.36%) Vagrant
11 137 (3.96%) Artifactory
12 113 (3.26%) Selenium
12 113 (3.26%) SonarQube
13 104 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
14 102 (2.95%) CircleCI
15 93 (2.69%) Cucumber
16 88 (2.54%) Gradle
17 86 (2.48%) Subversion
18 79 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
19 68 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 711 (20.54%) Finance
2 252 (7.28%) Banking
3 172 (4.97%) Retail
4 96 (2.77%) Public Sector
5 64 (1.85%) Games
6 58 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 50 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.21%) Marketing
9 39 (1.13%) Automotive
10 32 (0.92%) Billing
11 30 (0.87%) Law
12 29 (0.84%) Legal
13 26 (0.75%) Advertising
13 26 (0.75%) Back Office
14 25 (0.72%) Electronics
14 25 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.46%) Publishing
17 13 (0.38%) Front Office
18 11 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,459 (42.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 355 (10.25%) AWS Engineer
3 329 (9.50%) Senior DevOps
4 328 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 295 (8.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 287 (8.29%) Developer
7 240 (6.93%) AWS DevOps
8 214 (6.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 213 (6.15%) Platform Engineer
10 209 (6.04%) Linux Engineer
11 182 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 176 (5.08%) Architect
13 165 (4.77%) Lead DevOps
14 164 (4.74%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 161 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
16 149 (4.30%) Software Engineer
17 117 (3.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 105 (3.03%) Consultant
18 105 (3.03%) Python Engineer
19 99 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (9.07%) Node.js
2 283 (8.17%) Web Services
3 246 (7.11%) Elastic Stack
4 214 (6.18%) Kafka
5 205 (5.92%) .NET
6 196 (5.66%) Spring
7 126 (3.64%) React
8 119 (3.44%) JSON
9 112 (3.24%) AngularJS
10 111 (3.21%) Spring Boot
11 101 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
12 100 (2.89%) RESTful
13 88 (2.54%) REST
14 79 (2.28%) LAMP
15 69 (1.99%) Middleware
16 62 (1.79%) CSS
17 59 (1.70%) Akka
18 58 (1.68%) HTML
19 57 (1.65%) Hibernate
20 56 (1.62%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 341 (9.85%) Public Cloud
2 154 (4.45%) Data Centre
3 125 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
4 121 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
5 119 (3.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 113 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 103 (2.98%) Cloud Native
8 72 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
9 68 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 62 (1.79%) Private Cloud
11 61 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (1.47%) Blog
13 44 (1.27%) Management Information System
14 43 (1.24%) Virtual Team
15 35 (1.01%) PKI
16 32 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 31 (0.90%) Algorithms
17 31 (0.90%) PlayStation
18 30 (0.87%) iPad
19 29 (0.84%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,849 (53.41%) Linux
2 805 (23.25%) Windows
3 387 (11.18%) Unix
4 275 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 246 (7.11%) CentOS
6 220 (6.35%) Windows Server
7 108 (3.12%) Ubuntu
8 64 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (1.65%) Debian
10 40 (1.16%) Android
10 40 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 39 (1.13%) Solaris
12 29 (0.84%) VMS
12 29 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (0.72%) Mesosphere
14 22 (0.64%) Fedora
15 20 (0.58%) Windows 10
16 14 (0.40%) CoreOS
17 12 (0.35%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,439 (70.45%) DevOps
2 1,347 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
3 968 (27.96%) Configuration Management
4 770 (22.24%) Infrastructure as Code
5 720 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
6 453 (13.08%) Software Engineering
7 405 (11.70%) Microservices
8 379 (10.95%) Scrum
9 363 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 349 (10.08%) TDD
11 347 (10.02%) Open Source
12 328 (9.47%) Test Automation
13 301 (8.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 273 (7.89%) SDLC
15 272 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
16 270 (7.80%) Mentoring
17 250 (7.22%) Migration
18 228 (6.59%) Analytics
19 222 (6.41%) Fintech
20 215 (6.21%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,960 (56.61%) Python
2 975 (28.16%) Java
3 894 (25.82%) Bash Shell
4 688 (19.87%) PowerShell
5 517 (14.93%) Ruby
6 467 (13.49%) JavaScript
7 461 (13.32%) SQL
8 374 (10.80%) Go
9 232 (6.70%) C#
10 217 (6.27%) Perl
11 177 (5.11%) Shell Script
12 145 (4.19%) PHP
13 144 (4.16%) C++
14 124 (3.58%) Scala
15 123 (3.55%) C
16 97 (2.80%) Groovy
17 66 (1.91%) PL/SQL
18 51 (1.47%) Java 8
19 34 (0.98%) T-SQL
20 32 (0.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 299 (8.64%) Degree
2 205 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 118 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 113 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 77 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 69 (1.99%) RHCE
8 66 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 63 (1.82%) AWS Certification
10 46 (1.33%) CCNA
11 43 (1.24%) CCNP
12 37 (1.07%) CCIE
13 29 (0.84%) MCP
14 22 (0.64%) MCSE
15 18 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.43%) CISSP
16 15 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
17 14 (0.40%) MCSA
18 13 (0.38%) Master's Degree
19 12 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.96%) QA
2 41 (1.18%) SLA
3 28 (0.81%) GDPR
3 28 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.20%) ISO 22301
7 7 (0.20%) NIST
8 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.087%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.058%) NCSC
12 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1,961 (56.64%) Docker
2 245 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (5.72%) Active Directory
4 79 (2.28%) VirtualBox
5 56 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (1.47%) NFS
7 50 (1.44%) vSphere
8 49 (1.42%) Hyper-V
9 40 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 37 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (1.01%) Xen
12 33 (0.95%) Firmware
13 29 (0.84%) VMware NSX
14 23 (0.66%) KVM
15 22 (0.64%) oVirt
16 17 (0.49%) iptables
17 15 (0.43%) Postfix
18 14 (0.40%) Ceph
18 14 (0.40%) Samba
19 13 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1,727 (49.88%) Terraform
2 1,627 (47.00%) Puppet
3 1,529 (44.17%) Kubernetes
4 1,243 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
5 243 (7.02%) Packer
6 221 (6.38%) Salt
7 217 (6.27%) Docker Swarm
8 197 (5.69%) Grafana
9 185 (5.34%) Prometheus
10 155 (4.48%) Nagios
11 118 (3.41%) ZABBIX
12 107 (3.09%) Consul
13 92 (2.66%) Graphite
14 81 (2.34%) Rancher
15 63 (1.82%) Kibana
16 57 (1.65%) Istio
17 56 (1.62%) Mesos
18 54 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
19 50 (1.44%) HAProxy
20 38 (1.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 399 (11.53%) Google
2 373 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 350 (10.11%) Oracle
4 338 (9.76%) VMware
5 334 (9.65%) Red Hat
6 235 (6.79%) Splunk
7 124 (3.58%) Atlassian
8 120 (3.47%) Cisco
9 110 (3.18%) WorldPay
10 96 (2.77%) Cloudera
10 96 (2.77%) IBM
11 93 (2.69%) SaltStack
12 86 (2.48%) Hortonworks
13 75 (2.17%) New Relic
14 74 (2.14%) AppDynamics
15 70 (2.02%) ServiceNow
16 67 (1.94%) Dynatrace
17 51 (1.47%) FIS
18 46 (1.33%) Citrix
19 45 (1.30%) Juniper