Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 111 117
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6 +55
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 1,757 3,711 4,338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.88% 2.95% 2.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.33% 22.63% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,645 2,946 3,535
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £63,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -

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 7,531 16,400 16,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.65% 13.05% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,199 12,554 13,039
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £94,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +19 966 £72,500 -6.45% 192
North of England +67 239 £52,500 -4.55% 83
South East +37 204 £62,500 - 53
South West +78 159 £52,500 - 42
North West +53 116 £55,000 +1.92% 52
Midlands +85 101 £52,500 -5.41% 67
Yorkshire +74 100 £52,500 -4.55% 20
West Midlands +88 87 £52,500 -4.55% 54
East of England +51 61 £67,500 +22.73% 24
North East +24 23 £47,500 -7.32% 11
East Midlands +54 14 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 1,164 (66.25%) DevOps
2 1,001 (56.97%) AWS
3 954 (54.30%) Python
4 942 (53.61%) Terraform
5 920 (52.36%) Docker
6 836 (47.58%) Linux
7 737 (41.95%) Kubernetes
8 691 (39.33%) Puppet
9 689 (39.21%) Azure
10 660 (37.56%) Jenkins
11 547 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
12 463 (26.35%) Opscode Chef
13 455 (25.90%) Java
14 388 (22.08%) Bash Shell
14 388 (22.08%) Infrastructure as Code
15 383 (21.80%) Configuration Management
16 366 (20.83%) Finance
17 354 (20.15%) Git (software)
18 336 (19.12%) Windows
19 333 (18.95%) GCP
20 301 (17.13%) PowerShell
21 247 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
22 240 (13.66%) VMware
23 236 (13.43%) SQL
24 211 (12.01%) Microservices
24 211 (12.01%) Go
25 208 (11.84%) JavaScript
26 193 (10.98%) Microsoft
27 191 (10.87%) Ruby
28 188 (10.70%) Software Engineering

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
1 135 (7.68%) Elasticsearch
2 86 (4.89%) Confluence
3 68 (3.87%) Apache
4 47 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 41 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 40 (2.28%) nginx
7 35 (1.99%) IIS
8 23 (1.31%) Skype for Business
9 19 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.91%) SAS
11 14 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.34%) CloudStack
13 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.28%) DNN
14 5 (0.28%) JBoss
15 4 (0.23%) CMS
15 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
1 23 (1.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.34%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,001 (56.97%) AWS
2 689 (39.21%) Azure
3 333 (18.95%) GCP
4 178 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 176 (10.02%) IaaS
6 173 (9.85%) PaaS
7 141 (8.03%) SaaS
8 135 (7.68%) Serverless
9 119 (6.77%) GitHub
10 100 (5.69%) OpenShift
11 88 (5.01%) Office 365
12 75 (4.27%) AWS Lambda
12 75 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 70 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
14 62 (3.53%) Amazon S3
15 60 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 54 (3.07%) Amazon ECS
17 51 (2.90%) Amazon EKS
18 49 (2.79%) Slack
19 44 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 136 (7.74%) Firewall
2 127 (7.23%) DNS
3 121 (6.89%) TCP/IP
4 84 (4.78%) VPN
5 59 (3.36%) Network Security
6 51 (2.90%) WAN
7 47 (2.68%) BGP
7 47 (2.68%) OSPF
8 44 (2.50%) SAN
9 42 (2.39%) DHCP
10 41 (2.33%) LAN
10 41 (2.33%) MPLS
10 41 (2.33%) Wireless
11 36 (2.05%) HTTP
12 35 (1.99%) Wireshark
13 34 (1.94%) SNMP
14 32 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
15 30 (1.71%) IPsec
16 29 (1.65%) VoIP
17 28 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
2 143 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 137 (7.80%) MySQL
4 130 (7.40%) MongoDB
5 120 (6.83%) NoSQL
6 90 (5.12%) Redis
7 71 (4.04%) Big Data
8 61 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 55 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 40 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 33 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
13 32 (1.82%) MariaDB
14 25 (1.42%) InterSystems Cache
14 25 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.37%) Blockchain
16 21 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (1.20%) RDBMS
17 19 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
17 19 (1.08%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 660 (37.56%) Jenkins
2 354 (20.15%) Git (software)
3 164 (9.33%) GitLab
4 157 (8.94%) JIRA
5 99 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 79 (4.50%) TeamCity
7 78 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 78 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 63 (3.59%) Maven
9 62 (3.53%) Artifactory
10 56 (3.19%) Selenium
11 52 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 45 (2.56%) Subversion
13 32 (1.82%) Cucumber
14 31 (1.76%) Mercurial
15 28 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (1.48%) Vagrant
17 25 (1.42%) CircleCI
18 22 (1.25%) Travis CI
19 21 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 366 (20.83%) Finance
2 101 (5.75%) Banking
3 62 (3.53%) Law
4 41 (2.33%) Public Sector
5 38 (2.16%) Retail
6 33 (1.88%) Games
7 23 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 15 (0.85%) Advertising
8 15 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.80%) Marketing
10 10 (0.57%) Electronics
10 10 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.57%) Publishing
11 8 (0.46%) Front Office
12 6 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.34%) Back Office
12 6 (0.34%) Legal
13 5 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.28%) Military
13 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 721 (41.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 210 (11.95%) AWS Engineer
3 180 (10.24%) AWS DevOps
4 164 (9.33%) Developer
5 163 (9.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 154 (8.76%) Senior DevOps
7 141 (8.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 123 (7.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 116 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
10 102 (5.81%) Platform Engineer
11 101 (5.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 89 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 86 (4.89%) Azure Engineer
13 86 (4.89%) Python Engineer
14 82 (4.67%) Architect
15 77 (4.38%) Site Engineer
16 71 (4.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 69 (3.93%) Network Engineer
18 66 (3.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 66 (3.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (6.32%) Node.js
2 110 (6.26%) Web Services
3 104 (5.92%) Elastic Stack
4 87 (4.95%) Kafka
5 78 (4.44%) Spring
6 73 (4.15%) .NET
6 73 (4.15%) RabbitMQ
7 61 (3.47%) React
8 52 (2.96%) REST
9 48 (2.73%) AngularJS
10 46 (2.62%) LDAP
10 46 (2.62%) Spring Boot
11 41 (2.33%) JSON
11 41 (2.33%) LAMP
11 41 (2.33%) YAML
12 33 (1.88%) XML
13 32 (1.82%) Laravel
14 31 (1.76%) Symfony
15 26 (1.48%) .NET Framework
16 20 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.03%) Public Cloud
2 96 (5.46%) Cloud Native
3 85 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 55 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (2.85%) Private Cloud
6 46 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 30 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 26 (1.48%) Social Network
10 24 (1.37%) User Experience
11 23 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.14%) Virtual Team
13 18 (1.02%) FMCG
13 18 (1.02%) Replication
14 14 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.74%) Clustering
15 13 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 836 (47.58%) Linux
2 336 (19.12%) Windows
3 160 (9.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 148 (8.42%) Unix
5 131 (7.46%) CentOS
6 124 (7.06%) Windows Server
7 46 (2.62%) Ubuntu
8 30 (1.71%) Debian
9 25 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.91%) CoreOS
12 15 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.80%) Solaris
13 14 (0.80%) VMS
13 14 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.63%) AIX
15 10 (0.57%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.51%) Android
16 9 (0.51%) Fedora
17 8 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,164 (66.25%) DevOps
2 547 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (22.08%) Infrastructure as Code
4 383 (21.80%) Configuration Management
5 247 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
6 211 (12.01%) Microservices
7 188 (10.70%) Software Engineering
8 186 (10.59%) Scrum
9 179 (10.19%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 151 (8.59%) Test Automation
11 147 (8.37%) Fintech
12 135 (7.68%) Mentoring
13 130 (7.40%) Infrastructure Automation
14 129 (7.34%) TDD
15 125 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 116 (6.60%) Open Source
17 111 (6.32%) Deployment Automation
17 111 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
18 93 (5.29%) Machine Learning
19 89 (5.07%) OO
Programming Languages
1 954 (54.30%) Python
2 455 (25.90%) Java
3 388 (22.08%) Bash Shell
4 301 (17.13%) PowerShell
5 236 (13.43%) SQL
6 211 (12.01%) Go
7 208 (11.84%) JavaScript
8 191 (10.87%) Ruby
9 160 (9.11%) C#
10 103 (5.86%) Perl
11 101 (5.75%) Shell Script
12 100 (5.69%) PHP
13 92 (5.24%) C++
14 71 (4.04%) Groovy
15 57 (3.24%) C
16 46 (2.62%) PL/SQL
17 42 (2.39%) Scala
18 30 (1.71%) TypeScript
19 27 (1.54%) Java 8
20 20 (1.14%) Rust
Qualifications
1 144 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 141 (8.03%) Degree
3 94 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 63 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (2.33%) AWS Certification
7 38 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (1.99%) DV Cleared
9 33 (1.88%) CCNP
10 31 (1.76%) RHCE
11 28 (1.59%) CCNA
12 26 (1.48%) MCSA
13 23 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (1.08%) CCIE
14 19 (1.08%) MCSE
15 12 (0.68%) Master's Degree
16 9 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.40%) MCP
17 7 (0.40%) PhD
17 7 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.22%) QA
2 26 (1.48%) SLA
3 24 (1.37%) GDPR
4 21 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.74%) PMO
6 6 (0.34%) ISO 22301
6 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.23%) NIST
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.11%) NCSC
10 1 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.057%) EMIR
10 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 920 (52.36%) Docker
2 170 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (8.37%) Active Directory
4 58 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.76%) vSphere
6 26 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (1.14%) VirtualBox
8 15 (0.85%) XenApp
9 14 (0.80%) VMware NSX
10 13 (0.74%) Xen
10 13 (0.74%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.57%) RHEV
11 10 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.51%) LXC
13 8 (0.46%) Ceph
13 8 (0.46%) Firmware
13 8 (0.46%) GlusterFS
13 8 (0.46%) KVM
14 7 (0.40%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 942 (53.61%) Terraform
2 737 (41.95%) Kubernetes
3 691 (39.33%) Puppet
4 463 (26.35%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (4.50%) Nagios
6 73 (4.15%) Prometheus
7 66 (3.76%) Grafana
8 42 (2.39%) SCCM
9 39 (2.22%) ZABBIX
10 38 (2.16%) Packer
11 37 (2.11%) Istio
12 31 (1.76%) Kibana
13 25 (1.42%) logstash
14 24 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
14 24 (1.37%) Salt
15 20 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
17 17 (0.97%) SCVMM
18 15 (0.85%) Rancher
19 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 240 (13.66%) VMware
2 193 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 154 (8.76%) Red Hat
4 142 (8.08%) Oracle
5 135 (7.68%) Google
6 126 (7.17%) Cisco
7 74 (4.21%) Splunk
8 54 (3.07%) New Relic
9 45 (2.56%) Palo Alto
10 36 (2.05%) CheckPoint
10 36 (2.05%) Dell
11 35 (1.99%) SAP
12 34 (1.94%) Atlassian
13 33 (1.88%) Riverbed
14 31 (1.76%) Hitachi
14 31 (1.76%) SolarWinds
15 30 (1.71%) AppDynamics
16 28 (1.59%) F5
17 26 (1.48%) EMC
17 26 (1.48%) SaltStack