Period
to 21 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 168 237
Rank change year-on-year +55 +69 +258
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,289 3,546 2,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.81% 2.17% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.52% 24.11% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,337 3,014 2,325
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 16,174 14,708 16,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.61% 9.00% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12,897 12,142 13,223
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 2,489 £70,000 +3.70% 434
North of England +117 657 £55,000 +10.00% 128
South East +33 581 £57,500 +4.55% 100
North West +104 382 £57,500 +21.05% 56
Yorkshire +95 262 £50,000 - 55
East of England +70 213 £55,000 -4.35% 47
South West +5 166 £50,000 - 57
Midlands +33 158 £55,000 +4.76% 48
West Midlands +39 130 £55,000 +4.76% 32
North East +26 51 £55,000 +10.00% 17
East Midlands -6 28 £52,500 - 16
Ansible
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 3,179 (74.12%) DevOps
2 2,717 (63.35%) Linux
3 2,581 (60.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2,471 (57.61%) Puppet
5 2,438 (56.84%) Python
6 2,256 (52.60%) Docker
7 2,082 (48.54%) Opscode Chef
8 1,930 (45.00%) Jenkins
9 1,863 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
10 1,610 (37.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,460 (34.04%) Kubernetes
12 1,343 (31.31%) Configuration Management
13 1,308 (30.50%) Java
14 1,269 (29.59%) Terraform
15 1,191 (27.77%) Continuous Integration
16 1,124 (26.21%) Bash Shell
17 1,099 (25.62%) Git (software)
18 1,056 (24.62%) Windows
19 845 (19.70%) Finance
20 836 (19.49%) Ruby
21 834 (19.45%) SQL
22 692 (16.13%) Microservices
23 643 (14.99%) Red Hat
24 642 (14.97%) Google Cloud Platform
25 637 (14.85%) VMware
26 624 (14.55%) PowerShell
27 594 (13.85%) Open Source
28 578 (13.48%) Software Engineering
29 562 (13.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
30 551 (12.85%) 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
1 323 (7.53%) Apache
2 257 (5.99%) Confluence
2 257 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
3 251 (5.85%) OpenStack
4 223 (5.20%) Tomcat
5 213 (4.97%) nginx
6 161 (3.75%) IIS
7 121 (2.82%) Apache Spark
8 117 (2.73%) JBoss
9 102 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 87 (2.03%) WebLogic
11 67 (1.56%) WebSphere
12 50 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 43 (1.00%) CloudStack
14 30 (0.70%) Apache Solr
15 28 (0.65%) Anypoint
15 28 (0.65%) CMS
16 25 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 23 (0.54%) MS Exchange
18 21 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.14%) HipChat
4 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.070%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.023%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 41 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.21%) Documaker
5 6 (0.14%) Magento
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.047%) Quorum
7 2 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.023%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.023%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.023%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,581 (60.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1,610 (37.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 642 (14.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 537 (12.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 336 (7.83%) GitHub
6 329 (7.67%) SaaS
7 304 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
8 252 (5.88%) Amazon S3
9 228 (5.32%) PaaS
10 215 (5.01%) OpenShift
11 212 (4.94%) IaaS
12 204 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
13 186 (4.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 175 (4.08%) Serverless
15 126 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
16 119 (2.77%) Amazon SQS
17 109 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
17 109 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 86 (2.01%) IBM Cloud
19 76 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 379 (8.84%) Firewall
2 270 (6.30%) TCP/IP
3 267 (6.23%) DNS
4 149 (3.47%) VPN
5 139 (3.24%) HTTP
6 102 (2.38%) Internet
7 80 (1.87%) WAN
8 72 (1.68%) SAN
9 71 (1.66%) DHCP
9 71 (1.66%) LAN
10 60 (1.40%) SSL
11 53 (1.24%) SNMP
12 48 (1.12%) SSH
13 44 (1.03%) NAS
14 43 (1.00%) Network Security
15 42 (0.98%) BGP
16 39 (0.91%) VLAN
17 29 (0.68%) Wireless
18 27 (0.63%) SMTP
19 26 (0.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (9.54%) MySQL
2 360 (8.39%) NoSQL
3 331 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
4 290 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 254 (5.92%) Amazon RDS
6 241 (5.62%) MongoDB
7 240 (5.60%) Big Data
8 181 (4.22%) Relational Database
9 157 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 135 (3.15%) Hadoop
11 133 (3.10%) Redis
12 103 (2.40%) Oracle Database
13 101 (2.35%) Blockchain
14 98 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 70 (1.63%) Neo4j
16 67 (1.56%) RDBMS
17 41 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
17 41 (0.96%) MariaDB
18 36 (0.84%) DB2
19 33 (0.77%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 1,930 (45.00%) Jenkins
2 1,099 (25.62%) Git (software)
3 562 (13.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 517 (12.05%) TeamCity
5 445 (10.38%) JIRA
6 421 (9.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 403 (9.40%) Maven
8 332 (7.74%) Subversion
9 322 (7.51%) Vagrant
10 175 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 158 (3.68%) Selenium
12 152 (3.54%) Ant
12 152 (3.54%) GitLab
13 147 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 145 (3.38%) Cucumber
15 126 (2.94%) Hudson
16 124 (2.89%) Gradle
17 110 (2.56%) Travis CI
18 103 (2.40%) Bitbucket
19 89 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 845 (19.70%) Finance
2 264 (6.16%) Banking
3 142 (3.31%) Retail
4 120 (2.80%) Games
5 119 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 99 (2.31%) Marketing
7 79 (1.84%) Law
8 63 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 61 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 49 (1.14%) Electronics
11 43 (1.00%) Advertising
12 42 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 38 (0.89%) Legal
14 25 (0.58%) Publishing
15 16 (0.37%) Automotive
16 15 (0.35%) Back Office
17 11 (0.26%) Front Office
18 10 (0.23%) Military
19 9 (0.21%) Spanish Language
20 4 (0.093%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,789 (41.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 549 (12.80%) Developer
3 440 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
4 367 (8.56%) AWS Engineer
5 353 (8.23%) Senior DevOps
6 351 (8.18%) AWS DevOps
7 325 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 315 (7.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 300 (6.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 290 (6.76%) Administrator
11 270 (6.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 245 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 239 (5.57%) Platform Engineer
14 234 (5.46%) Architect
15 212 (4.94%) Java Developer
16 202 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
17 183 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
18 175 (4.08%) Lead DevOps
19 170 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 168 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (9.70%) Web Services
2 348 (8.11%) Node.js
3 320 (7.46%) .NET
4 284 (6.62%) AngularJS
5 272 (6.34%) Spring
6 268 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
7 209 (4.87%) React
8 207 (4.83%) REST
9 201 (4.69%) HTML
10 166 (3.87%) CSS
11 160 (3.73%) Spring Boot
12 149 (3.47%) LAMP
13 136 (3.17%) Kafka
14 130 (3.03%) J2EE
14 130 (3.03%) RESTful
15 129 (3.01%) Middleware
15 129 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
16 94 (2.19%) HTML5
17 88 (2.05%) Hibernate
17 88 (2.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 349 (8.14%) Public Cloud
2 339 (7.90%) Fintech
3 255 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 248 (5.78%) Data Centre
5 191 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 173 (4.03%) Private Cloud
7 164 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
8 144 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 127 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
10 125 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
11 111 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
12 80 (1.87%) Cloud Native
13 74 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 68 (1.59%) Management Information System
15 67 (1.56%) Clustering
16 60 (1.40%) Mobile App
17 57 (1.33%) Hedge funds
18 54 (1.26%) User Experience
19 50 (1.17%) Blog
20 46 (1.07%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2,717 (63.35%) Linux
2 1,056 (24.62%) Windows
3 546 (12.73%) Unix
4 460 (10.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 430 (10.03%) CentOS
6 318 (7.41%) Ubuntu
7 210 (4.90%) Windows Server
8 136 (3.17%) Debian
9 63 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (1.26%) Solaris
11 44 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (0.98%) Fedora
13 38 (0.89%) CoreOS
14 32 (0.75%) FreeBSD
15 31 (0.72%) SUSE
16 24 (0.56%) Android
16 24 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (0.54%) Windows 10
18 20 (0.47%) VMS
19 17 (0.40%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,179 (74.12%) DevOps
2 1,863 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,343 (31.31%) Configuration Management
4 1,191 (27.77%) Continuous Integration
5 692 (16.13%) Microservices
6 594 (13.85%) Open Source
7 578 (13.48%) Software Engineering
8 551 (12.85%) Scrum
9 503 (11.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 428 (9.98%) TDD
11 400 (9.33%) Test Automation
12 392 (9.14%) Deployment Automation
13 374 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
14 354 (8.25%) High Availability
15 311 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 296 (6.90%) Mentoring
17 266 (6.20%) ITIL
18 255 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
19 220 (5.13%) BDD
20 204 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2,438 (56.84%) Python
2 1,308 (30.50%) Java
3 1,124 (26.21%) Bash Shell
4 836 (19.49%) Ruby
5 834 (19.45%) SQL
6 624 (14.55%) PowerShell
7 538 (12.54%) JavaScript
8 519 (12.10%) Perl
9 478 (11.14%) Go
10 385 (8.98%) C#
11 277 (6.46%) PHP
12 220 (5.13%) C++
13 197 (4.59%) Shell Script
14 150 (3.50%) C
15 122 (2.84%) Scala
16 109 (2.54%) Java 8
17 70 (1.63%) Korn
18 64 (1.49%) T-SQL
19 54 (1.26%) Groovy
20 48 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 398 (9.28%) Degree
2 156 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 130 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 115 (2.68%) AWS Certification
5 95 (2.21%) RHCE
6 84 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 69 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 68 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 66 (1.54%) Master's Degree
10 66 (1.54%) RHCSA
11 57 (1.33%) MCSE
12 54 (1.26%) CCNA
13 36 (0.84%) CISSP
14 29 (0.68%) MCSA
15 24 (0.56%) CCNP
15 24 (0.56%) GIAC
15 24 (0.56%) Linux+ Certification
15 24 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
15 24 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.15%) QA
2 49 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (0.82%) GDPR
4 32 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.42%) SLA
6 16 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 14 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.30%) PMO
9 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.12%) MiFID
12 4 (0.093%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.047%) COBIT
13 2 (0.047%) PSD2
14 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2,256 (52.60%) Docker
2 425 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (6.81%) Active Directory
4 156 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 148 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
6 128 (2.98%) vSphere
7 124 (2.89%) VirtualBox
8 95 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 91 (2.12%) Xen
10 81 (1.89%) KVM
11 57 (1.33%) Samba
12 53 (1.24%) NFS
13 26 (0.61%) iptables
14 24 (0.56%) VMware NSX
15 22 (0.51%) pfSense
15 22 (0.51%) XenServer
16 21 (0.49%) Firmware
17 16 (0.37%) Varnish
18 14 (0.33%) Ceph
19 12 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2,471 (57.61%) Puppet
2 2,082 (48.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1,460 (34.04%) Kubernetes
4 1,269 (29.59%) Terraform
5 470 (10.96%) Salt
6 319 (7.44%) Nagios
7 281 (6.55%) Docker Swarm
8 215 (5.01%) Packer
9 182 (4.24%) ZABBIX
10 176 (4.10%) Grafana
11 157 (3.66%) Consul
12 153 (3.57%) Graphite
13 113 (2.63%) Prometheus
14 108 (2.52%) Kibana
15 101 (2.35%) logstash
16 76 (1.77%) Mesos
16 76 (1.77%) Rancher
17 69 (1.61%) Opsview
18 55 (1.28%) vCenter Server
19 44 (1.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 643 (14.99%) Red Hat
2 637 (14.85%) VMware
3 487 (11.35%) Google
4 400 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 352 (8.21%) Oracle
6 270 (6.30%) Splunk
7 216 (5.04%) New Relic
8 177 (4.13%) Cisco
9 142 (3.31%) SaltStack
10 124 (2.89%) Atlassian
11 112 (2.61%) AppDynamics
12 103 (2.40%) IBM
13 87 (2.03%) Trend Micro
14 86 (2.01%) Citrix
15 76 (1.77%) SAP
16 70 (1.63%) SolarWinds
17 66 (1.54%) ServiceNow
18 64 (1.49%) EMC
18 64 (1.49%) HP
19 58 (1.35%) WorldPay