Period
to 21 April 2021

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

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 85 102
Rank change year-on-year +37 +17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 195 147 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.26% 3.14% 3.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.98% 24.66% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 143 108 154
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,674 £42,500
25th Percentile £48,438 £46,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +4.35%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,813 £76,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £85,000
North West median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% -8.33% -

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 697 596 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.81% 12.74% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 596 437 576
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,844 £41,250 £41,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +13.40%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,375
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.22% +4.95%

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 21 April 2021.

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 21 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
Bolton -1 4 £42,500 - 1
Stockport +24 2 - - 1
Cheadle - 2 - - 1
Sale - 2 - -
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 128 (65.64%) DevOps
2 119 (61.03%) Python
3 100 (51.28%) Linux
4 97 (49.74%) Jenkins
5 91 (46.67%) Docker
6 86 (44.10%) Terraform
7 78 (40.00%) AWS
8 72 (36.92%) Puppet
9 70 (35.90%) PowerShell
10 69 (35.38%) Kubernetes
11 66 (33.85%) Opscode Chef
11 66 (33.85%) Azure
12 65 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 60 (30.77%) Bash Shell
14 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (29.74%) Infrastructure as Code
16 52 (26.67%) SQL
17 50 (25.64%) Configuration Management
18 46 (23.59%) Red Hat
19 42 (21.54%) Go
20 38 (19.49%) VMware
21 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
22 34 (17.44%) Java
22 34 (17.44%) JIRA
22 34 (17.44%) Public Cloud
23 33 (16.92%) Windows
24 32 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
25 31 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
25 31 (15.90%) PaaS
25 31 (15.90%) Site Reliability Engineering

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 20 (10.26%) Confluence
2 19 (9.74%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (9.23%) nginx
4 14 (7.18%) Apache
5 9 (4.62%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.05%) IIS
6 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.54%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 78 (40.00%) AWS
2 66 (33.85%) Azure
3 31 (15.90%) PaaS
4 28 (14.36%) IaaS
5 22 (11.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (9.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (7.69%) GCP
8 14 (7.18%) SaaS
9 12 (6.15%) Serverless
10 9 (4.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 9 (4.62%) OpenShift
11 6 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (3.08%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (3.08%) Datadog
11 6 (3.08%) GitHub
11 6 (3.08%) Pulumi
12 5 (2.56%) Microsoft 365
13 4 (2.05%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (2.05%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (2.05%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.85%) Firewall
2 23 (11.79%) VPN
3 17 (8.72%) VLAN
4 14 (7.18%) IPv4
4 14 (7.18%) OSPF
5 9 (4.62%) SD-WAN
6 8 (4.10%) Network Security
7 6 (3.08%) SNMP
7 6 (3.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.56%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.56%) Ethernet
8 5 (2.56%) LAN
8 5 (2.56%) WAN
9 4 (2.05%) BGP
9 4 (2.05%) MPLS
10 3 (1.54%) SSL
11 1 (0.51%) DMZ
11 1 (0.51%) DNS
11 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.31%) MySQL
2 23 (11.79%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (10.26%) Redis
4 16 (8.21%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.10%) Big Data
6 7 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.08%) MariaDB
7 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.03%) Looker
9 2 (1.03%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 97 (49.74%) Jenkins
2 65 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.44%) JIRA
4 28 (14.36%) Subversion
5 16 (8.21%) GitLab
5 16 (8.21%) Mercurial
6 13 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (6.15%) Artifactory
8 8 (4.10%) Selenium
8 8 (4.10%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.05%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.54%) Gradle
10 3 (1.54%) Hudson
10 3 (1.54%) Maven
10 3 (1.54%) Protractor
10 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.54%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.03%) Spinnaker
General
1 12 (6.15%) Games
2 10 (5.13%) Finance
3 7 (3.59%) Law
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 5 (2.56%) Legal
6 4 (2.05%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (34.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (14.36%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 20 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Automation Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Platform Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Architect
6 16 (8.21%) AWS DevOps
7 15 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 15 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (7.69%) Python Engineer
7 15 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) Python Software Engineer
8 14 (7.18%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.82%) Kafka
2 19 (9.74%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (9.23%) Web Services
4 12 (6.15%) Apache Flex
5 11 (5.64%) Node.js
6 10 (5.13%) JSON
7 9 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.08%) Apache NiFi
9 5 (2.56%) .NET
10 3 (1.54%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.54%) COM
10 3 (1.54%) JAXB
10 3 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (1.54%) React
10 3 (1.54%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.54%) XML
11 2 (1.03%) REST
11 2 (1.03%) YAML
12 1 (0.51%) CSS
12 1 (0.51%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.44%) Public Cloud
2 15 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.62%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (2.05%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.54%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
8 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 100 (51.28%) Linux
2 33 (16.92%) Windows
3 29 (14.87%) Unix
4 26 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.69%) CentOS
6 13 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.05%) Alpine Linux
7 4 (2.05%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (65.64%) DevOps
2 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (29.74%) Infrastructure as Code
4 50 (25.64%) Configuration Management
5 31 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (15.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 29 (14.87%) Software Engineering
7 24 (12.31%) Data Science
8 23 (11.79%) Open Source
9 22 (11.28%) ITIL
10 21 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 21 (10.77%) Machine Learning
10 21 (10.77%) OO
10 21 (10.77%) Scrum
11 20 (10.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 19 (9.74%) Coaching
12 19 (9.74%) DevSecOps
12 19 (9.74%) SDLC
12 19 (9.74%) TDD
13 18 (9.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 119 (61.03%) Python
2 70 (35.90%) PowerShell
3 60 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 52 (26.67%) SQL
5 42 (21.54%) Go
6 34 (17.44%) Java
7 25 (12.82%) JavaScript
8 23 (11.79%) C#
9 21 (10.77%) C++
10 11 (5.64%) Ruby
11 8 (4.10%) C
11 8 (4.10%) Perl
12 5 (2.56%) Rust
13 4 (2.05%) Kotlin
13 4 (2.05%) PHP
14 3 (1.54%) Groovy
14 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.54%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.03%) Scala
16 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (13.85%) RHCE
2 21 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 19 (9.74%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.18%) GIAC
5 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.59%) Degree
7 5 (2.56%) MCSA
7 5 (2.56%) MCSE
7 5 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.03%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.03%) CCIE
8 2 (1.03%) CCNA
8 2 (1.03%) CCNP
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (46.67%) Docker
2 32 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.79%) Active Directory
4 14 (7.18%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.56%) VMware NSX
6 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.51%) KVM
7 1 (0.51%) LXC
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
7 1 (0.51%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 86 (44.10%) Terraform
2 72 (36.92%) Puppet
3 69 (35.38%) Kubernetes
4 66 (33.85%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (8.21%) Prometheus
6 12 (6.15%) Grafana
6 12 (6.15%) Graphite
7 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (4.62%) SCCM
7 9 (4.62%) SCOM
8 8 (4.10%) Consul
8 8 (4.10%) Packer
9 7 (3.59%) CFEngine
9 7 (3.59%) ZABBIX
10 6 (3.08%) Opsview
10 6 (3.08%) Salt
11 5 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (2.56%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.54%) Nagios
13 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (23.59%) Red Hat
2 38 (19.49%) VMware
3 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 22 (11.28%) Oracle
5 12 (6.15%) Cisco
6 9 (4.62%) Fortinet
7 8 (4.10%) Splunk
8 6 (3.08%) Google
9 5 (2.56%) CA
9 5 (2.56%) IBM
9 5 (2.56%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.05%) Juniper
11 3 (1.54%) New Relic
11 3 (1.54%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.03%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.03%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.51%) Hitachi
13 1 (0.51%) HP
13 1 (0.51%) NetApp
13 1 (0.51%) SAP