Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 137 49 65
Rank change year-on-year -88 +16 +81
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 134 272 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.31% 5.65% 4.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.25% 28.54% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 174 110
10th Percentile £35,450 £45,375 £43,674
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £125,000 £90,000 £75,500
North West median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,011 953 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.43% 19.81% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 661 729 378
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £43,674
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £74,475
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +4.17%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ansible in Manchester.

Salary trend for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ansible in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton +5 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Stockport -5 2 £46,000 -38.67% 1
Wigan 0 1 £60,000 +26.32%
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 114 (85.07%) AWS
2 98 (73.13%) Docker
3 95 (70.90%) Kubernetes
4 92 (68.66%) Azure
5 88 (65.67%) Terraform
6 87 (64.93%) DevOps
7 77 (57.46%) Python
8 75 (55.97%) Linux
8 75 (55.97%) Infrastructure as Code
9 72 (53.73%) CI/CD
10 65 (48.51%) Agile
11 61 (45.52%) Puppet
11 61 (45.52%) Jenkins
12 60 (44.78%) Opscode Chef
13 54 (40.30%) GCP
14 53 (39.55%) Windows
15 50 (37.31%) AWS CloudFormation
16 49 (36.57%) Configuration Management
16 49 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (35.07%) Open Source
18 43 (32.09%) Go
19 41 (30.60%) Bash
20 39 (29.10%) Software Engineering
21 37 (27.61%) Java
21 37 (27.61%) PowerShell
21 37 (27.61%) TeamCity
21 37 (27.61%) Travis CI
22 36 (26.87%) Hitachi
23 35 (26.12%) Team Foundation Server
23 35 (26.12%) Consul

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (6.72%) Apache
2 8 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.22%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.73%) nginx
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) Moodle
6 1 (0.75%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 114 (85.07%) AWS
2 92 (68.66%) Azure
3 54 (40.30%) GCP
4 50 (37.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (18.66%) AWS Lambda
5 25 (18.66%) OpenShift
5 25 (18.66%) Serverless
6 24 (17.91%) Amazon S3
7 22 (16.42%) Amazon Kinesis
8 21 (15.67%) Azure DevOps
9 18 (13.43%) GitHub
10 16 (11.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (7.46%) GitHub Actions
12 7 (5.22%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (4.48%) Azure Pipelines
14 5 (3.73%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (3.73%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (3.73%) Pulumi
15 3 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Firewall
1 7 (5.22%) Software-Defined Networking
2 5 (3.73%) DNS
3 4 (2.99%) Network Security
4 3 (2.24%) BGP
4 3 (2.24%) DHCP
4 3 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.24%) MPLS
4 3 (2.24%) OSPF
4 3 (2.24%) SAN
4 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.24%) VLAN
5 2 (1.49%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.49%) LAN
5 2 (1.49%) NAS
5 2 (1.49%) VPN
5 2 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.75%) HTTP
6 1 (0.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) MySQL
2 21 (15.67%) Amazon Athena
2 21 (15.67%) DynamoDB
3 14 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.22%) MariaDB
6 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.24%) OLTP
8 2 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.75%) LogicBlox
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 61 (45.52%) Jenkins
2 37 (27.61%) TeamCity
2 37 (27.61%) Travis CI
3 35 (26.12%) IBM UrbanCode
3 35 (26.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 35 (26.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
5 20 (14.93%) GitLab
6 14 (10.45%) JIRA
7 13 (9.70%) Vagrant
8 7 (5.22%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.24%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.49%) GoCD
11 2 (1.49%) Maven
11 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.75%) Gradle
12 1 (0.75%) Grunt
12 1 (0.75%) gulp
12 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 15 (11.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 11 (8.21%) Social Skills
3 10 (7.46%) Finance
3 10 (7.46%) Public Sector
4 9 (6.72%) Banking
5 7 (5.22%) Retail
6 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.24%) Back Office
7 3 (2.24%) Law
8 2 (1.49%) Games
8 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 2 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 45 (33.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (28.36%) Developer
3 13 (9.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (8.96%) Consultant
4 12 (8.96%) DevOps Consultant
4 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.96%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (8.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) AWS Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.48%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Database Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.88%) Elastic Stack
2 25 (18.66%) Web Services
3 23 (17.16%) React
4 21 (15.67%) REST
5 15 (11.19%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.22%) Kafka
7 5 (3.73%) Apache NiFi
7 5 (3.73%) ARM Templates
7 5 (3.73%) LAMP
7 5 (3.73%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (3.73%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.73%) YAML
8 4 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (2.99%) CSS
8 4 (2.99%) HTML
8 4 (2.99%) JSON
8 4 (2.99%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (2.99%) RESTful
8 4 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) User Experience
2 14 (10.45%) Cloud Native
3 9 (6.72%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.22%) Cyber Defence
4 7 (5.22%) Cyberattack
4 7 (5.22%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.49%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.75%) Clustering
9 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.75%) NHS
9 1 (0.75%) Smart City
9 1 (0.75%) Sports Betting
9 1 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 75 (55.97%) Linux
2 53 (39.55%) Windows
3 35 (26.12%) Mesosphere
4 14 (10.45%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.22%) CentOS
5 7 (5.22%) Unix
6 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) HPUX
8 1 (0.75%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) SUSE
8 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (64.93%) DevOps
2 75 (55.97%) Infrastructure as Code
3 72 (53.73%) CI/CD
4 65 (48.51%) Agile
5 49 (36.57%) Configuration Management
5 49 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (35.07%) Open Source
7 39 (29.10%) Software Engineering
8 35 (26.12%) Continuous Deployment
9 33 (24.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 33 (24.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (22.39%) Containerisation
11 29 (21.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 26 (19.40%) Mentoring
13 25 (18.66%) Validation
14 24 (17.91%) Microservices
15 22 (16.42%) OO
16 21 (15.67%) OOP
16 21 (15.67%) SOA
16 21 (15.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.46%) Python
2 43 (32.09%) Go
3 41 (30.60%) Bash
4 37 (27.61%) Java
4 37 (27.61%) PowerShell
5 21 (15.67%) SQL
6 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.48%) C++
9 2 (1.49%) C
9 2 (1.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) C#
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) Prolog
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.99%) Degree
5 3 (2.24%) CCNP
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) CCIE
6 2 (1.49%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.75%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.75%) MCSA
7 1 (0.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (73.13%) Docker
2 22 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (2.99%) Postfix
6 3 (2.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (2.24%) etcd
6 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.24%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.49%) Ceph
7 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.49%) Lustre
7 2 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 95 (70.90%) Kubernetes
2 88 (65.67%) Terraform
3 61 (45.52%) Puppet
4 60 (44.78%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (26.12%) Automic
5 35 (26.12%) Consul
6 33 (24.63%) Prometheus
7 14 (10.45%) Kibana
7 14 (10.45%) logstash
8 7 (5.22%) Nagios
9 6 (4.48%) Grafana
10 5 (3.73%) Cacti
10 5 (3.73%) HP Fortify
10 5 (3.73%) Packer
10 5 (3.73%) ZABBIX
11 4 (2.99%) Pacemaker
11 4 (2.99%) Podman
12 3 (2.24%) Bacula
12 3 (2.24%) Bareos
12 3 (2.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (26.87%) Hitachi
2 34 (25.37%) Splunk
3 25 (18.66%) VMware
4 20 (14.93%) Red Hat
5 17 (12.69%) Oracle
6 12 (8.96%) Google
7 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.97%) Cisco
9 6 (4.48%) IBM
9 6 (4.48%) Juniper
10 5 (3.73%) Checkmarx
10 5 (3.73%) Veracode
11 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.49%) Citrix
11 2 (1.49%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.49%) F5
11 2 (1.49%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.49%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.49%) Perforce
12 1 (0.75%) Capita