Period
to 18 December 2018

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

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 172 228
Rank change year-on-year +91 +56 +45
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 271 128 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.79% 1.63% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.28% 20.06% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 233 115 58
Manchester median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +16.36%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,175
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £72,875
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +14.29%

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 747 638 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.44% 8.14% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 630 561 472
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £25,775
90th Percentile £75,125 £66,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ansible in Manchester.

Salary trend for Ansible in Manchester

Ansible
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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
Stockport +20 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Salford -11 2 £42,500 -32.00%
Altrincham - 1 £50,000 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 241 (88.93%) DevOps
2 206 (76.01%) Amazon AWS
3 204 (75.28%) Linux
4 181 (66.79%) Python
5 173 (63.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 147 (54.24%) Jenkins
7 142 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
8 129 (47.60%) Docker
9 125 (46.13%) Puppet
9 125 (46.13%) Windows
10 114 (42.07%) Opscode Chef
11 109 (40.22%) TeamCity
12 97 (35.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 95 (35.06%) Kubernetes
14 88 (32.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 87 (32.10%) Terraform
15 87 (32.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 84 (31.00%) Configuration Management
17 71 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (23.99%) Google Cloud Platform
19 60 (22.14%) Git (software)
20 59 (21.77%) Salt
20 59 (21.77%) Java
21 58 (21.40%) Node.js
22 56 (20.66%) Ruby
23 55 (20.30%) Bash Shell
24 53 (19.56%) JIRA
25 52 (19.19%) Confluence
26 51 (18.82%) SQL
27 50 (18.45%) Business Intelligence

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 52 (19.19%) Confluence
2 40 (14.76%) IIS
3 12 (4.43%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.32%) Apache
4 9 (3.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (2.95%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.11%) JBoss
7 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.74%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.74%) Jetty
8 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 206 (76.01%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (63.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (32.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 65 (23.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 44 (16.24%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (15.13%) Amazon S3
6 41 (15.13%) Amazon SQS
6 41 (15.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 40 (14.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 22 (8.12%) OpenShift
9 17 (6.27%) IaaS
10 16 (5.90%) IBM Cloud
11 14 (5.17%) SaaS
12 12 (4.43%) PaaS
13 9 (3.32%) GitHub
14 8 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (1.11%) AWS Fargate
15 3 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (1.11%) npm
15 3 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.27%) Firewall
2 14 (5.17%) VPN
3 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.48%) DNS
5 3 (1.11%) SSH
6 2 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) LAN
7 1 (0.37%) PPP
7 1 (0.37%) SAN
7 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.50%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (7.38%) MySQL
3 15 (5.54%) Big Data
4 11 (4.06%) Hadoop
4 11 (4.06%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.32%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.11%) Redis
8 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 147 (54.24%) Jenkins
2 109 (40.22%) TeamCity
3 97 (35.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 87 (32.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 60 (22.14%) Git (software)
6 53 (19.56%) JIRA
7 17 (6.27%) Hudson
7 17 (6.27%) Travis CI
8 16 (5.90%) Maven
9 15 (5.54%) Vagrant
10 14 (5.17%) Subversion
11 12 (4.43%) Gradle
12 11 (4.06%) Selenium
13 9 (3.32%) Gatling
13 9 (3.32%) JUnit
13 9 (3.32%) SonarQube
13 9 (3.32%) Spock
14 8 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.85%) Codeship
15 5 (1.85%) GitLab
General
1 49 (18.08%) Finance
2 18 (6.64%) Retail
3 10 (3.69%) Marketing
4 8 (2.95%) Electronics
4 8 (2.95%) Law
5 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.11%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 141 (52.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (15.87%) Senior DevOps
2 43 (15.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 38 (14.02%) DevOps Manager
4 23 (8.49%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (7.01%) Java Engineer
5 19 (7.01%) Platform Engineer
5 19 (7.01%) Software Engineer
6 18 (6.64%) AWS DevOps
7 17 (6.27%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (4.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 11 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (2.95%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (2.95%) Developer
11 8 (2.95%) JIRA Engineer
11 8 (2.95%) Python Engineer
12 7 (2.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.58%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.40%) Node.js
2 28 (10.33%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (6.27%) Sensu
4 14 (5.17%) Spring
5 13 (4.80%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.69%) .NET
6 10 (3.69%) REST
7 8 (2.95%) Java EE
8 7 (2.58%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.85%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.85%) Web Services
10 3 (1.11%) CSS
10 3 (1.11%) CSS3
10 3 (1.11%) HTML5
10 3 (1.11%) Kafka
10 3 (1.11%) LAMP
10 3 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.11%) React
10 3 (1.11%) React Native
10 3 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.61%) Private Cloud
2 36 (13.28%) Fintech
3 30 (11.07%) Public Cloud
4 14 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.95%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.11%) Infotainment
8 3 (1.11%) Robotics
9 2 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 204 (75.28%) Linux
2 125 (46.13%) Windows
3 19 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.90%) CentOS
5 12 (4.43%) Unix
6 8 (2.95%) Debian
7 6 (2.21%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.48%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.11%) Android
10 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (88.93%) DevOps
2 142 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (31.00%) Configuration Management
4 71 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (18.08%) Software Engineering
7 43 (15.87%) Network Virtualisation
7 43 (15.87%) Open Source
8 40 (14.76%) Microservices
9 36 (13.28%) Asset Management
9 36 (13.28%) Wealth Management
10 29 (10.70%) Scrum
11 25 (9.23%) Load Balancing
12 23 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (8.12%) IT Strategy
13 22 (8.12%) Test Automation
14 21 (7.75%) Continuous Deployment
15 20 (7.38%) BDD
15 20 (7.38%) TDD
16 18 (6.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 181 (66.79%) Python
2 59 (21.77%) Java
3 56 (20.66%) Ruby
4 55 (20.30%) Bash Shell
5 51 (18.82%) SQL
6 48 (17.71%) Go
7 39 (14.39%) C#
7 39 (14.39%) Perl
8 16 (5.90%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.54%) Java 8
10 13 (4.80%) PHP
11 11 (4.06%) C++
12 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.48%) Scala
14 3 (1.11%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.11%) ES6
14 3 (1.11%) Korn
14 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.11%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (2.21%) AWS Certification
2 4 (1.48%) RHCE
2 4 (1.48%) RHCSA
3 2 (0.74%) Degree
3 2 (0.74%) MCITP
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.11%) GDPR
1 3 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (47.60%) Docker
2 47 (17.34%) Active Directory
3 40 (14.76%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.74%) Ceph
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) Xen
5 2 (0.74%) XenServer
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) pfSense
6 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 125 (46.13%) Puppet
2 114 (42.07%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (35.06%) Kubernetes
4 87 (32.10%) Terraform
5 59 (21.77%) Salt
6 33 (12.18%) Graphite
7 24 (8.86%) Grafana
8 22 (8.12%) Packer
9 21 (7.75%) Prometheus
10 17 (6.27%) Consul
11 16 (5.90%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (4.43%) Nagios
12 12 (4.43%) Opsview
12 12 (4.43%) ZABBIX
13 11 (4.06%) Kibana
14 4 (1.48%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.74%) Rancher
15 2 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (14.76%) New Relic
1 40 (14.76%) Trend Micro
2 21 (7.75%) Google
3 20 (7.38%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.43%) VMware
5 11 (4.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.95%) Intapp
7 7 (2.58%) Oracle
7 7 (2.58%) SAP
8 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.11%) Blue Prism
9 3 (1.11%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco
10 1 (0.37%) Citrix
10 1 (0.37%) Facebook
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.37%) SonicWALL