Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 100 106
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 2,873 3,167 4,257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.89% 3.02% 3.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.15% 22.67% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,193 2,448 3,241
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,500 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £81,250 £86,250 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £98,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 12,412 13,970 16,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 13.31% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10,040 11,086 13,227
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +12 1,313 £75,000 -6.25% 291
North of England +41 462 £60,000 +9.09% 99
South East +23 346 £62,500 -3.85% 68
South West +45 313 £55,000 - 65
Midlands +88 257 £60,000 +4.35% 77
North West +37 220 £58,750 +6.82% 62
Yorkshire +19 201 £60,000 +9.09% 27
West Midlands +70 173 £62,500 +10.13% 56
East of England +78 111 £65,000 +8.33% 28
East Midlands +54 82 £50,000 -20.00% 21
North East +36 41 £45,000 - 10
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 2,034 (70.80%) DevOps
2 1,668 (58.06%) Terraform
3 1,546 (53.81%) Docker
4 1,510 (52.56%) AWS
5 1,398 (48.66%) Python
6 1,384 (48.17%) Linux
7 1,321 (45.98%) Kubernetes
8 1,188 (41.35%) Azure
9 1,151 (40.06%) Jenkins
9 1,151 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
10 1,058 (36.83%) Puppet
11 792 (27.57%) Infrastructure as Code
12 737 (25.65%) Java
13 719 (25.03%) Opscode Chef
14 683 (23.77%) Configuration Management
15 680 (23.67%) Bash Shell
16 639 (22.24%) PowerShell
17 615 (21.41%) Git (software)
18 604 (21.02%) Windows
19 525 (18.27%) GCP
20 506 (17.61%) VMware
21 448 (15.59%) SQL
21 448 (15.59%) Finance
21 448 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
22 405 (14.10%) Software Engineering
23 403 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
24 400 (13.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
25 392 (13.64%) Microservices
26 371 (12.91%) Microsoft
27 354 (12.32%) Scrum

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
1 215 (7.48%) Confluence
2 206 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
3 155 (5.40%) Apache
4 126 (4.39%) Apache Spark
5 95 (3.31%) nginx
6 83 (2.89%) OpenStack
7 62 (2.16%) IIS
8 44 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.70%) GemFire
10 18 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.59%) CMS
12 15 (0.52%) JBoss
12 15 (0.52%) SAS
13 13 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (0.38%) ejabberd
15 10 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.28%) Umbraco
18 7 (0.24%) Drupal
18 7 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 29 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.14%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.070%) Shopify
5 1 (0.035%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.035%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.035%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,510 (52.56%) AWS
2 1,188 (41.35%) Azure
3 525 (18.27%) GCP
4 310 (10.79%) PaaS
5 302 (10.51%) IaaS
6 261 (9.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 237 (8.25%) SaaS
8 229 (7.97%) GitHub
9 208 (7.24%) Serverless
10 171 (5.95%) OpenShift
11 124 (4.32%) Amazon EKS
12 123 (4.28%) Amazon ECS
13 117 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
14 107 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
15 96 (3.34%) AWS Lambda
16 92 (3.20%) Datadog
17 90 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 84 (2.92%) Microsoft 365
19 73 (2.54%) Pulumi
20 72 (2.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 292 (10.16%) Firewall
2 166 (5.78%) DNS
3 152 (5.29%) VPN
4 140 (4.87%) TCP/IP
5 99 (3.45%) OSPF
6 83 (2.89%) VLAN
7 78 (2.71%) IPv4
8 73 (2.54%) Network Security
9 68 (2.37%) HTTP
10 67 (2.33%) BGP
11 65 (2.26%) LAN
12 63 (2.19%) WAN
13 60 (2.09%) DHCP
14 54 (1.88%) SAN
15 47 (1.64%) NAS
16 44 (1.53%) Internet
17 32 (1.11%) SNMP
17 32 (1.11%) SSL
18 31 (1.08%) BIG-IP
18 31 (1.08%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
2 244 (8.49%) MySQL
3 226 (7.87%) Big Data
4 189 (6.58%) NoSQL
5 178 (6.20%) MongoDB
6 172 (5.99%) Redis
7 163 (5.67%) SQL Server
8 143 (4.98%) Hadoop
9 100 (3.48%) MariaDB
10 95 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 92 (3.20%) Relational Database
12 72 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 60 (2.09%) Amazon Athena
14 59 (2.05%) Neo4j
15 54 (1.88%) Cosmos DB
16 47 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
17 42 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 42 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
17 42 (1.46%) Electronic Patient Records
18 35 (1.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,151 (40.06%) Jenkins
2 615 (21.41%) Git (software)
3 335 (11.66%) JIRA
4 259 (9.01%) GitLab
5 180 (6.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 142 (4.94%) TeamCity
7 137 (4.77%) Bitbucket
8 121 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 119 (4.14%) Maven
10 115 (4.00%) Subversion
11 99 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 96 (3.34%) Artifactory
13 77 (2.68%) Cucumber
14 69 (2.40%) Vagrant
15 65 (2.26%) Gradle
16 61 (2.12%) Selenium
16 61 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 60 (2.09%) CircleCI
18 56 (1.95%) Travis CI
19 51 (1.78%) Mercurial
General
1 448 (15.59%) Finance
2 180 (6.27%) Banking
3 137 (4.77%) Games
4 104 (3.62%) Public Sector
5 98 (3.41%) Law
6 82 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 69 (2.40%) Legal
8 60 (2.09%) Retail
9 30 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 28 (0.97%) Marketing
11 23 (0.80%) Billing
11 23 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.63%) Electronics
13 17 (0.59%) Advertising
14 15 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.45%) Back Office
16 12 (0.42%) Front Office
17 11 (0.38%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.35%) Publishing
19 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,189 (41.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 343 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
3 294 (10.23%) Senior DevOps
4 280 (9.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 253 (8.81%) AWS DevOps
6 237 (8.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 215 (7.48%) Azure Engineer
8 206 (7.17%) Platform Engineer
9 200 (6.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 184 (6.40%) Developer
11 180 (6.27%) Architect
12 176 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 169 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 163 (5.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 148 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
16 138 (4.80%) Software Engineer
17 124 (4.32%) Site Engineer
18 105 (3.65%) Azure DevOps
19 97 (3.38%) Administrator
20 96 (3.34%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (9.78%) Kafka
2 246 (8.56%) Web Services
3 209 (7.27%) Node.js
4 151 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 132 (4.59%) Spring
6 115 (4.00%) REST
7 104 (3.62%) .NET
8 98 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
9 95 (3.31%) Spring Boot
10 93 (3.24%) React
10 93 (3.24%) RESTful
11 88 (3.06%) AngularJS
12 82 (2.85%) CSS
13 71 (2.47%) Apache Flex
14 66 (2.30%) Spark Streaming
15 60 (2.09%) Apache NiFi
16 55 (1.91%) JSON
17 52 (1.81%) HTML
18 48 (1.67%) LDAP
19 36 (1.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 186 (6.47%) Public Cloud
2 185 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 148 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 126 (4.39%) Cloud Native
5 116 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
6 77 (2.68%) Private Cloud
7 76 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 74 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 74 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
9 46 (1.60%) Cyberattack
10 38 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 37 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (1.25%) User Experience
13 28 (0.97%) Hedge funds
13 28 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 25 (0.87%) Social Network
15 18 (0.63%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.52%) Clustering
16 15 (0.52%) PKI
17 13 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,384 (48.17%) Linux
2 604 (21.02%) Windows
3 290 (10.09%) Unix
4 244 (8.49%) CentOS
5 237 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 207 (7.21%) Windows Server
7 144 (5.01%) Ubuntu
8 80 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
9 28 (0.97%) Debian
9 28 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
11 19 (0.66%) Android
12 17 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.42%) Solaris
14 11 (0.38%) Alpine Linux
14 11 (0.38%) CoreOS
14 11 (0.38%) Fedora
15 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.35%) zOS
16 8 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,034 (70.80%) DevOps
2 1,151 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
3 792 (27.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 683 (23.77%) Configuration Management
5 448 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
6 405 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 400 (13.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 392 (13.64%) Microservices
9 354 (12.32%) Scrum
10 279 (9.71%) Test Automation
11 276 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
12 246 (8.56%) Mentoring
13 244 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 241 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 234 (8.14%) Data Science
16 227 (7.90%) Open Source
17 224 (7.80%) Machine Learning
18 220 (7.66%) SDLC
19 218 (7.59%) TDD
20 208 (7.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,398 (48.66%) Python
2 737 (25.65%) Java
3 680 (23.67%) Bash Shell
4 639 (22.24%) PowerShell
5 448 (15.59%) SQL
6 336 (11.70%) Go
7 320 (11.14%) JavaScript
8 258 (8.98%) C#
9 223 (7.76%) Ruby
10 139 (4.84%) PHP
11 135 (4.70%) Perl
12 125 (4.35%) Groovy
13 111 (3.86%) C
14 100 (3.48%) C++
15 91 (3.17%) Shell Script
16 82 (2.85%) TypeScript
17 45 (1.57%) Scala
18 34 (1.18%) Java 8
19 24 (0.84%) Kotlin
20 20 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 319 (11.10%) Security Cleared
2 225 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 175 (6.09%) Degree
4 77 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (2.33%) AWS Certification
6 58 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 55 (1.91%) RHCE
8 50 (1.74%) CCNP
8 50 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 39 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (0.90%) GIAC
12 22 (0.77%) CCIE
13 19 (0.66%) CCNA
13 19 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
14 18 (0.63%) OCP
14 18 (0.63%) PhD
15 15 (0.52%) MCSE
15 15 (0.52%) RHCSA
16 12 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.60%) QA
2 42 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.84%) GDPR
4 18 (0.63%) SLA
5 16 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.45%) NCSC
7 12 (0.42%) NIST
8 11 (0.38%) HIPAA
8 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 10 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.31%) PMBOK
11 7 (0.24%) PMO
12 5 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.17%) EMIR
12 5 (0.17%) MiFID
12 5 (0.17%) SOC 2
13 4 (0.14%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.035%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,546 (53.81%) Docker
2 403 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (7.62%) Active Directory
4 109 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 84 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
6 83 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
7 58 (2.02%) VirtualBox
8 43 (1.50%) vSphere
9 37 (1.29%) Xen
10 30 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
11 28 (0.97%) HDFS
12 26 (0.90%) VMware NSX
13 24 (0.84%) KVM
14 21 (0.73%) XenApp
15 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 19 (0.66%) XenDesktop
16 18 (0.63%) iptables
17 16 (0.56%) NFS
17 16 (0.56%) Postfix
18 13 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1,668 (58.06%) Terraform
2 1,321 (45.98%) Kubernetes
3 1,058 (36.83%) Puppet
4 719 (25.03%) Opscode Chef
5 243 (8.46%) Prometheus
6 197 (6.86%) Grafana
7 102 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
8 101 (3.52%) Packer
9 78 (2.71%) Nagios
9 78 (2.71%) ZABBIX
10 70 (2.44%) Graphite
11 62 (2.16%) Salt
12 51 (1.78%) Consul
12 51 (1.78%) HAProxy
13 49 (1.71%) Rancher
14 42 (1.46%) Istio
15 36 (1.25%) Kibana
16 30 (1.04%) Opsview
16 30 (1.04%) SCCM
17 28 (0.97%) vRealize
Vendors
1 506 (17.61%) VMware
2 371 (12.91%) Microsoft
3 294 (10.23%) Red Hat
4 260 (9.05%) Google
5 193 (6.72%) Oracle
6 178 (6.20%) Cisco
7 116 (4.04%) IBM
8 106 (3.69%) Splunk
9 85 (2.96%) Cloudera
10 82 (2.85%) SaltStack
11 80 (2.78%) F5
12 74 (2.58%) Atlassian
13 73 (2.54%) New Relic
14 62 (2.16%) Hortonworks
15 56 (1.95%) Talend
16 52 (1.81%) Dell
17 45 (1.57%) Informatica
18 40 (1.39%) Citrix
19 39 (1.36%) Juniper
20 38 (1.32%) SolarWinds