Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 103 62 102
Rank change year-on-year -41 +40 -10
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 158 140 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.88% 4.48% 2.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.97% 24.39% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 120 120 121
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £60,652
90th Percentile £91,375 £75,000 £74,000
North West median annual salary £65,000 £59,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.79% +13.81% -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 931 574 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.96% 18.36% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 733 495 523
10th Percentile £40,650 £38,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £51,525 £45,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £73,641
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Stockport +2 1 - -
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 120 (75.95%) DevOps
2 103 (65.19%) Terraform
3 96 (60.76%) AWS
4 87 (55.06%) Docker
5 86 (54.43%) Python
6 84 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (48.10%) Jenkins
8 75 (47.47%) Azure
9 72 (45.57%) CI/CD
10 65 (41.14%) Linux
11 64 (40.51%) Kubernetes
12 57 (36.08%) Infrastructure as Code
12 57 (36.08%) Puppet
13 53 (33.54%) Java
14 49 (31.01%) SQL
15 45 (28.48%) Configuration Management
15 45 (28.48%) Bash
16 42 (26.58%) Opscode Chef
17 41 (25.95%) Scrum
18 35 (22.15%) Red Hat
19 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
19 34 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (21.52%) GCP
20 31 (19.62%) PowerShell
20 31 (19.62%) Windows
21 29 (18.35%) MySQL
22 28 (17.72%) Security Cleared
23 27 (17.09%) Microservices
24 25 (15.82%) Deployment Automation
24 25 (15.82%) JavaScript

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 15 (9.49%) Confluence
2 9 (5.70%) nginx
3 7 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.16%) Apache
6 3 (1.90%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 96 (60.76%) AWS
2 75 (47.47%) Azure
3 34 (21.52%) GCP
4 20 (12.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (10.13%) IaaS
6 13 (8.23%) SaaS
7 11 (6.96%) GitHub
8 10 (6.33%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (6.33%) PaaS
9 9 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (5.06%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (4.43%) AWS Fargate
11 7 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (4.43%) OpenShift
12 6 (3.80%) Azure Machine Learning
12 6 (3.80%) Serverless
13 5 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (3.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 5 (3.16%) Azure Monitor
13 5 (3.16%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) AMQP
1 4 (2.53%) Firewall
2 3 (1.90%) DHCP
2 3 (1.90%) DNS
2 3 (1.90%) Network Security
2 3 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.63%) NAS
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.35%) MySQL
2 24 (15.19%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (9.49%) Big Data
4 13 (8.23%) Redis
5 12 (7.59%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (3.16%) MariaDB
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.53%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.53%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.27%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (48.10%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.66%) JIRA
4 15 (9.49%) GitLab
4 15 (9.49%) TeamCity
5 14 (8.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (5.06%) Mercurial
6 8 (5.06%) SonarQube
7 6 (3.80%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.53%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.53%) PHPUnit
9 4 (2.53%) Subversion
9 4 (2.53%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.53%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.27%) Maven
10 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.27%) Spinnaker
11 1 (0.63%) Selenium
11 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (15.19%) Social Skills
2 15 (9.49%) Law
2 15 (9.49%) Public Sector
3 12 (7.59%) Finance
3 12 (7.59%) Retail
4 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (4.43%) Legal
6 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Games
8 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (41.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (17.09%) Software Engineer
3 23 (14.56%) Senior DevOps
3 23 (14.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 21 (13.29%) Architect
4 21 (13.29%) Azure Engineer
5 20 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (12.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 20 (12.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (11.39%) Azure DevOps
7 13 (8.23%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.33%) Platform Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (4.43%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.80%) Python Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.16%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.39%) Kafka
2 17 (10.76%) Spring
3 14 (8.86%) Apache NiFi
4 11 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (5.70%) Spring Boot
6 8 (5.06%) React
7 7 (4.43%) .NET
7 7 (4.43%) ARM Templates
8 6 (3.80%) TensorFlow
9 5 (3.16%) Node.js
10 3 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (1.90%) Java EE
10 3 (1.90%) LDAP
11 2 (1.27%) MXNet
11 2 (1.27%) OpenAPI
11 2 (1.27%) Redux
11 2 (1.27%) scikit-learn
11 2 (1.27%) Spark Streaming
12 1 (0.63%) Keycloak
12 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Cyberattack
2 10 (6.33%) Cloud Native
3 8 (5.06%) Clustering
3 8 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.06%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.80%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.53%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.53%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.90%) PKI
8 3 (1.90%) User Experience
8 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (41.14%) Linux
2 31 (19.62%) Windows
3 23 (14.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (10.13%) CentOS
4 16 (10.13%) Unix
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.80%) HPUX
6 6 (3.80%) Solaris
6 6 (3.80%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.16%) AIX
7 5 (3.16%) SUSE
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (75.95%) DevOps
2 84 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (45.57%) CI/CD
4 57 (36.08%) Infrastructure as Code
5 45 (28.48%) Configuration Management
6 41 (25.95%) Scrum
7 34 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
8 27 (17.09%) Microservices
9 25 (15.82%) Deployment Automation
10 24 (15.19%) Analytics
10 24 (15.19%) Test Automation
11 22 (13.92%) Mentoring
11 22 (13.92%) OO
11 22 (13.92%) Open Source
12 20 (12.66%) Machine Learning
13 14 (8.86%) Migration
13 14 (8.86%) OOD
14 13 (8.23%) DevSecOps
14 13 (8.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 86 (54.43%) Python
2 53 (33.54%) Java
3 49 (31.01%) SQL
4 45 (28.48%) Bash
5 31 (19.62%) PowerShell
6 25 (15.82%) JavaScript
7 22 (13.92%) C
8 21 (13.29%) C++
9 19 (12.03%) C#
10 18 (11.39%) Ruby
11 17 (10.76%) Shell Script
12 13 (8.23%) Groovy
13 12 (7.59%) TypeScript
14 11 (6.96%) Go
14 11 (6.96%) PHP
15 8 (5.06%) Perl
16 5 (3.16%) Java 8
17 2 (1.27%) R
17 2 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 22 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.80%) MCSA
5 5 (3.16%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (2.53%) RHCE
7 3 (1.90%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.90%) Degree
7 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.90%) MCSE
7 3 (1.90%) MCTS
7 3 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 87 (55.06%) Docker
2 13 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.63%) Ceph
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 103 (65.19%) Terraform
2 64 (40.51%) Kubernetes
3 57 (36.08%) Puppet
4 42 (26.58%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (6.96%) Cobbler
6 10 (6.33%) Grafana
6 10 (6.33%) Prometheus
7 5 (3.16%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.53%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.90%) SCCM
10 1 (0.63%) Argo
10 1 (0.63%) Kibana
10 1 (0.63%) logstash
10 1 (0.63%) Packer
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) Red Hat
2 22 (13.92%) Google
3 18 (11.39%) SaltStack
4 14 (8.86%) Oracle
5 13 (8.23%) VMware
6 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.16%) HP
7 5 (3.16%) New Relic
7 5 (3.16%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.53%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.53%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.53%) Perforce
9 3 (1.90%) Citrix
9 3 (1.90%) Percona
9 3 (1.90%) Splunk
10 2 (1.27%) Databricks
10 2 (1.27%) Dataiku
10 2 (1.27%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.63%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.63%) Juniper