Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 104 130
Rank change year-on-year +19 +26 +51
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 2,016 4,112 4,191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.46% 3.13% 2.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.33% 23.90% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,780 3,334 3,446
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,825 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +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 9,029 17,205 16,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.50% 13.08% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,245 13,148 13,230
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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 -1 1,153 £75,000 - 158
North of England +86 291 £51,125 -5.32% 51
South East +14 245 £62,500 +4.17% 52
South West +75 161 £50,500 -3.81% 46
North West +58 153 £52,500 -12.50% 28
Yorkshire +115 117 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Midlands +23 83 £52,500 -4.55% 34
East of England +11 75 £60,000 +9.09% 18
West Midlands +34 61 £52,500 -4.55% 26
East Midlands +45 22 £55,000 +2.33% 7
North East 0 21 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 1,357 (67.31%) DevOps
2 1,188 (58.93%) AWS
3 1,103 (54.71%) Python
4 1,086 (53.87%) Terraform
5 1,060 (52.58%) Docker
6 946 (46.92%) Linux
7 916 (45.44%) Kubernetes
8 757 (37.55%) Jenkins
9 752 (37.30%) Puppet
10 730 (36.21%) Azure
11 631 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
12 536 (26.59%) Opscode Chef
13 506 (25.10%) Java
14 490 (24.31%) Bash Shell
15 451 (22.37%) Infrastructure as Code
16 441 (21.88%) Configuration Management
17 432 (21.43%) Git (software)
18 403 (19.99%) GCP
19 402 (19.94%) Finance
20 376 (18.65%) Windows
21 367 (18.20%) PowerShell
22 301 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
23 290 (14.38%) JavaScript
24 288 (14.29%) VMware
25 271 (13.44%) Microservices
26 251 (12.45%) Go
27 242 (12.00%) Ruby
28 235 (11.66%) AWS CloudFormation
29 234 (11.61%) SQL
30 212 (10.52%) Red Hat

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
1 113 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
2 103 (5.11%) Confluence
3 83 (4.12%) Apache
4 74 (3.67%) OpenStack
5 50 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 41 (2.03%) IIS
6 41 (2.03%) nginx
7 34 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.55%) JBoss
11 10 (0.50%) CloudStack
11 10 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.35%) WildFly
13 5 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.20%) CMS
14 4 (0.20%) SAS
14 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.099%) assyst
5 2 (0.099%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.050%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.050%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,188 (58.93%) AWS
2 730 (36.21%) Azure
3 403 (19.99%) GCP
4 235 (11.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 185 (9.18%) Serverless
6 162 (8.04%) SaaS
7 154 (7.64%) IaaS
8 144 (7.14%) PaaS
9 127 (6.30%) OpenShift
10 101 (5.01%) AWS Lambda
11 98 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
12 94 (4.66%) GitHub
13 87 (4.32%) Amazon S3
14 85 (4.22%) Office 365
15 69 (3.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 67 (3.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 62 (3.08%) Slack
18 56 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
19 50 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
20 40 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 157 (7.79%) Firewall
2 100 (4.96%) TCP/IP
2 100 (4.96%) VPN
3 96 (4.76%) DNS
4 63 (3.13%) Network Security
5 60 (2.98%) WAN
6 56 (2.78%) SAN
7 48 (2.38%) MPLS
8 47 (2.33%) OSPF
9 45 (2.23%) BGP
10 43 (2.13%) LAN
11 39 (1.93%) Internet
12 38 (1.88%) VoIP
13 35 (1.74%) Wireless
14 34 (1.69%) HTTP
15 28 (1.39%) DHCP
15 28 (1.39%) SNMP
16 27 (1.34%) IPsec
16 27 (1.34%) SSL
16 27 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 148 (7.34%) MySQL
3 126 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 115 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 102 (5.06%) Big Data
6 92 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
7 81 (4.02%) Hadoop
8 57 (2.83%) Redis
9 56 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 47 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (2.18%) Relational Database
12 37 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (1.44%) MariaDB
14 20 (0.99%) CouchDB
15 19 (0.94%) Neo4j
16 18 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
17 17 (0.84%) Amazon Athena
18 16 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
19 14 (0.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 757 (37.55%) Jenkins
2 432 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 195 (9.67%) JIRA
4 170 (8.43%) GitLab
5 149 (7.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 124 (6.15%) TeamCity
7 93 (4.61%) Bitbucket
8 76 (3.77%) Maven
9 75 (3.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 71 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
11 61 (3.03%) Artifactory
12 57 (2.83%) Vagrant
13 56 (2.78%) Selenium
14 41 (2.03%) Cucumber
15 31 (1.54%) Subversion
16 28 (1.39%) CircleCI
16 28 (1.39%) Gradle
17 25 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (1.19%) SonarQube
19 22 (1.09%) GoCD
General
1 402 (19.94%) Finance
2 91 (4.51%) Banking
3 62 (3.08%) Retail
4 57 (2.83%) Law
5 34 (1.69%) Games
6 33 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.34%) Public Sector
8 24 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.09%) Marketing
10 19 (0.94%) Legal
11 13 (0.64%) Front Office
12 12 (0.60%) Advertising
12 12 (0.60%) Electronics
13 9 (0.45%) Publishing
14 8 (0.40%) Automotive
14 8 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.40%) Military
15 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.25%) Back Office
17 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 805 (39.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 268 (13.29%) AWS Engineer
3 210 (10.42%) AWS DevOps
4 203 (10.07%) Developer
5 187 (9.28%) Cloud Engineer
6 184 (9.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 136 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 113 (5.61%) Linux Engineer
9 112 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
10 109 (5.41%) Administrator
10 109 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
11 105 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 101 (5.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 95 (4.71%) Python Engineer
14 94 (4.66%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 80 (3.97%) Lead DevOps
16 79 (3.92%) Architect
17 76 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
18 73 (3.62%) Network Engineer
18 73 (3.62%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (7.49%) Node.js
2 142 (7.04%) Web Services
3 133 (6.60%) Elastic Stack
4 102 (5.06%) .NET
5 86 (4.27%) React
6 83 (4.12%) Kafka
7 81 (4.02%) AngularJS
8 64 (3.17%) REST
9 63 (3.13%) Spring
10 61 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
11 48 (2.38%) JSON
11 48 (2.38%) YAML
12 45 (2.23%) LAMP
13 43 (2.13%) LDAP
14 40 (1.98%) Spring Boot
15 33 (1.64%) CSS
16 31 (1.54%) HTML
17 28 (1.39%) Laravel
18 27 (1.34%) XML
19 21 (1.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.83%) Public Cloud
2 122 (6.05%) Data Centre
3 105 (5.21%) Cloud Native
4 77 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (3.32%) Private Cloud
6 66 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (2.43%) User Experience
8 47 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 45 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 28 (1.39%) Hedge funds
12 24 (1.19%) Clustering
13 20 (0.99%) Social Network
14 19 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
15 18 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.79%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.74%) Blog
17 15 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
18 14 (0.69%) Replication
19 13 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 946 (46.92%) Linux
2 376 (18.65%) Windows
3 187 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 169 (8.38%) Unix
5 158 (7.84%) CentOS
6 152 (7.54%) Windows Server
7 65 (3.22%) Ubuntu
8 43 (2.13%) Debian
9 30 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (1.14%) Solaris
12 21 (1.04%) CoreOS
13 16 (0.79%) VMS
14 15 (0.74%) AIX
15 14 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
16 13 (0.64%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.60%) Android
18 11 (0.55%) Windows 10
19 10 (0.50%) FreeBSD
20 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,357 (67.31%) DevOps
2 631 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (22.37%) Infrastructure as Code
4 441 (21.88%) Configuration Management
5 301 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 271 (13.44%) Microservices
7 189 (9.38%) Scrum
8 188 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 173 (8.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 171 (8.48%) Test Automation
11 168 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 167 (8.28%) Fintech
13 160 (7.94%) Deployment Automation
13 160 (7.94%) Open Source
14 152 (7.54%) Infrastructure Automation
15 150 (7.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 150 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 148 (7.34%) TDD
17 122 (6.05%) Migration
18 121 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (54.71%) Python
2 506 (25.10%) Java
3 490 (24.31%) Bash Shell
4 367 (18.20%) PowerShell
5 290 (14.38%) JavaScript
6 251 (12.45%) Go
7 242 (12.00%) Ruby
8 234 (11.61%) SQL
9 140 (6.94%) C#
10 104 (5.16%) Perl
11 98 (4.86%) Groovy
12 97 (4.81%) PHP
13 95 (4.71%) Shell Script
14 91 (4.51%) C++
15 69 (3.42%) C
16 56 (2.78%) Scala
17 37 (1.84%) Java 8
18 26 (1.29%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.09%) Rust
20 21 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (8.48%) Degree
2 135 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 99 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 62 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 60 (2.98%) CCNP
8 54 (2.68%) AWS Certification
9 41 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (1.74%) CCNA
11 33 (1.64%) RHCE
12 28 (1.39%) CCIE
13 26 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 25 (1.24%) MCSA
15 23 (1.14%) MCSE
16 15 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.50%) CISSP
18 9 (0.45%) CCSP
19 8 (0.40%) JNCIS
20 7 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.13%) QA
2 36 (1.79%) SLA
3 23 (1.14%) GDPR
4 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.35%) PMO
6 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.20%) NIST
8 2 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,060 (52.58%) Docker
2 197 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (7.59%) Active Directory
4 74 (3.67%) Hyper-V
5 43 (2.13%) vSphere
6 37 (1.84%) VirtualBox
7 30 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (0.89%) VMware NSX
11 14 (0.69%) Samba
12 13 (0.64%) KVM
13 9 (0.45%) GlusterFS
13 9 (0.45%) NFS
13 9 (0.45%) Xen
14 8 (0.40%) LXC
15 6 (0.30%) OpenAM
16 5 (0.25%) Ceph
17 4 (0.20%) GPFS
17 4 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,086 (53.87%) Terraform
2 916 (45.44%) Kubernetes
3 752 (37.30%) Puppet
4 536 (26.59%) Opscode Chef
5 92 (4.56%) Grafana
6 80 (3.97%) Packer
7 79 (3.92%) Prometheus
8 67 (3.32%) Nagios
9 60 (2.98%) Docker Swarm
10 49 (2.43%) SCCM
11 44 (2.18%) Salt
12 43 (2.13%) ZABBIX
13 40 (1.98%) Kibana
14 37 (1.84%) Consul
15 34 (1.69%) Istio
16 30 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
17 27 (1.34%) Graphite
17 27 (1.34%) logstash
18 26 (1.29%) SCVMM
19 22 (1.09%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 288 (14.29%) VMware
2 212 (10.52%) Red Hat
3 208 (10.32%) Microsoft
4 164 (8.13%) Google
5 154 (7.64%) Cisco
6 138 (6.85%) Oracle
7 83 (4.12%) Splunk
8 59 (2.93%) Atlassian
9 41 (2.03%) Palo Alto
10 40 (1.98%) F5
11 38 (1.88%) Dell
12 36 (1.79%) HP
12 36 (1.79%) IBM
13 35 (1.74%) EMC
14 34 (1.69%) CheckPoint
15 33 (1.64%) New Relic
16 32 (1.59%) Hitachi
17 31 (1.54%) Cloudera
17 31 (1.54%) SaltStack
18 30 (1.49%) SolarWinds