Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 59 146
Rank change year-on-year +4 +87 -63
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 269 112 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.07% 4.25% 2.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.90% 27.59% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 173 102 103
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,674 £39,850
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% +8.11%
75th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £87,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £59,102
% change year-on-year +14.29% -11.17% +2.79%

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 1,000 406 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.85% 15.40% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 753 338 608
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,513 £29,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 6 £47,500 - 1
Wigan - 3 £47,500 -
Stockport +4 2 £75,000 +76.47% 1
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 184 (68.40%) Terraform
2 177 (65.80%) DevOps
3 151 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (53.90%) Docker
5 143 (53.16%) Python
6 133 (49.44%) AWS
7 132 (49.07%) Jenkins
8 125 (46.47%) Azure
9 121 (44.98%) Linux
10 116 (43.12%) Kubernetes
11 111 (41.26%) Configuration Management
12 109 (40.52%) Puppet
13 107 (39.78%) Infrastructure as Code
14 100 (37.17%) Java
15 98 (36.43%) SQL
16 81 (30.11%) Bash Shell
17 80 (29.74%) PowerShell
18 62 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (23.05%) Redis
18 62 (23.05%) Opscode Chef
19 60 (22.30%) Open Source
20 59 (21.93%) Git (software)
21 57 (21.19%) Problem-Solving
22 54 (20.07%) Social Skills
23 52 (19.33%) JIRA
24 51 (18.96%) MySQL
25 49 (18.22%) Security Cleared
26 48 (17.84%) SC Cleared
27 47 (17.47%) RabbitMQ
27 47 (17.47%) Windows

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 25 (9.29%) Confluence
2 22 (8.18%) nginx
3 21 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
6 2 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 133 (49.44%) AWS
2 125 (46.47%) Azure
3 37 (13.75%) GCP
4 26 (9.67%) PaaS
5 25 (9.29%) IaaS
6 24 (8.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (7.06%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 19 (7.06%) Datadog
7 19 (7.06%) Pulumi
8 16 (5.95%) SaaS
9 15 (5.58%) OpenShift
10 11 (4.09%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (4.09%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (4.09%) GitHub
11 9 (3.35%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.23%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (2.23%) AWS CodeCommit
14 5 (1.86%) AWS Fargate
14 5 (1.86%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.41%) Firewall
2 23 (8.55%) AMQP
3 15 (5.58%) VPN
4 13 (4.83%) OSPF
5 11 (4.09%) IPv4
5 11 (4.09%) VLAN
6 10 (3.72%) MPLS
7 9 (3.35%) BGP
7 9 (3.35%) SD-WAN
8 6 (2.23%) DNS
8 6 (2.23%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.86%) SSL
10 4 (1.49%) HTTP
10 4 (1.49%) Network Security
10 4 (1.49%) SAN
10 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.12%) Internet
11 3 (1.12%) SMTP
12 2 (0.74%) EIGRP
12 2 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (23.05%) Redis
2 51 (18.96%) MySQL
3 43 (15.99%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (10.78%) Big Data
5 23 (8.55%) Apache Accumulo
5 23 (8.55%) NoSQL
6 20 (7.43%) MongoDB
7 19 (7.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 19 (7.06%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.49%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.12%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.12%) Looker
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 132 (49.07%) Jenkins
2 59 (21.93%) Git (software)
3 52 (19.33%) JIRA
4 30 (11.15%) Subversion
5 24 (8.92%) GitLab
6 19 (7.06%) Mercurial
6 19 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (6.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.35%) Vagrant
9 7 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.23%) Hudson
11 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.12%) CF BOSH
11 3 (1.12%) Spinnaker
12 2 (0.74%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.74%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.74%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.37%) Gradle
13 1 (0.37%) Pa11y
General
1 54 (20.07%) Social Skills
2 14 (5.20%) Retail
3 13 (4.83%) Legal
4 8 (2.97%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.60%) Finance
5 7 (2.60%) Law
6 6 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.49%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (36.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (14.50%) Senior DevOps
3 38 (14.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 35 (13.01%) Software Engineer
5 33 (12.27%) Azure Engineer
6 31 (11.52%) AWS Engineer
7 30 (11.15%) Developer
8 29 (10.78%) Platform Engineer
9 25 (9.29%) Architect
9 25 (9.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 24 (8.92%) Azure DevOps
10 24 (8.92%) Java Developer
11 20 (7.43%) Python Engineer
12 19 (7.06%) Python Software Engineer
13 18 (6.69%) AWS DevOps
14 17 (6.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 16 (5.95%) Technical Architect
16 15 (5.58%) Data Engineer
17 14 (5.20%) Senior Software Engineer
18 13 (4.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.47%) RabbitMQ
2 38 (14.13%) Spring
3 26 (9.67%) Spring Boot
4 22 (8.18%) ARM Templates
5 21 (7.81%) Kafka
5 21 (7.81%) Web Services
6 13 (4.83%) .NET
6 13 (4.83%) Apache NiFi
7 7 (2.60%) React
8 6 (2.23%) .NET Core
8 6 (2.23%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.23%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (2.23%) Node.js
9 4 (1.49%) Java EE
9 4 (1.49%) JSON
10 3 (1.12%) COM
10 3 (1.12%) REST
10 3 (1.12%) YAML
11 2 (0.74%) Django
11 2 (0.74%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.13%) Public Cloud
2 19 (7.06%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (4.83%) Cyberattack
4 12 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.09%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.35%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 121 (44.98%) Linux
2 47 (17.47%) Windows
3 24 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (8.55%) CentOS
5 21 (7.81%) Unix
6 16 (5.95%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.72%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.74%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (65.80%) DevOps
2 151 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (41.26%) Configuration Management
4 107 (39.78%) Infrastructure as Code
5 62 (23.05%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (22.30%) Open Source
7 57 (21.19%) Problem-Solving
8 46 (17.10%) Software Engineering
9 42 (15.61%) Analytics
9 42 (15.61%) Microservices
9 42 (15.61%) SDLC
10 39 (14.50%) Scrum
11 38 (14.13%) OO
12 33 (12.27%) Data Science
12 33 (12.27%) Machine Learning
13 27 (10.04%) DevSecOps
13 27 (10.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 26 (9.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 24 (8.92%) Cyber Intelligence
16 23 (8.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 143 (53.16%) Python
2 100 (37.17%) Java
3 98 (36.43%) SQL
4 81 (30.11%) Bash Shell
5 80 (29.74%) PowerShell
6 43 (15.99%) C#
7 37 (13.75%) C++
8 30 (11.15%) Go
9 27 (10.04%) Ruby
10 25 (9.29%) JavaScript
11 23 (8.55%) Groovy
11 23 (8.55%) Java 8
11 23 (8.55%) PHP
12 21 (7.81%) TypeScript
13 16 (5.95%) C
14 11 (4.09%) Perl
15 5 (1.86%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.49%) R
17 3 (1.12%) Scala
18 2 (0.74%) Rust
Qualifications
1 49 (18.22%) Security Cleared
2 48 (17.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.83%) RHCE
4 9 (3.35%) Degree
5 6 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.23%) GIAC
5 6 (2.23%) OCP
5 6 (2.23%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.49%) MCSA
6 4 (1.49%) MCSE
6 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.74%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.74%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) GDPR
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 145 (53.90%) Docker
2 41 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.20%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.49%) KVM
7 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.12%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.74%) LXC
8 2 (0.74%) NFS
8 2 (0.74%) SRDF
8 2 (0.74%) vSphere
9 1 (0.37%) Ceph
9 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 184 (68.40%) Terraform
2 116 (43.12%) Kubernetes
3 109 (40.52%) Puppet
4 62 (23.05%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (13.01%) Grafana
6 29 (10.78%) Prometheus
7 11 (4.09%) Consul
7 11 (4.09%) Graphite
7 11 (4.09%) Packer
8 10 (3.72%) Salt
9 9 (3.35%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (3.35%) Opsview
10 8 (2.97%) CFEngine
11 7 (2.60%) Nagios
12 6 (2.23%) CloudForms
12 6 (2.23%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.74%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (15.99%) Red Hat
1 43 (15.99%) VMware
2 40 (14.87%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.27%) Oracle
4 28 (10.41%) SaltStack
5 19 (7.06%) New Relic
6 18 (6.69%) Google
7 12 (4.46%) Cisco
8 8 (2.97%) Fortinet
8 8 (2.97%) Juniper
9 6 (2.23%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.49%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.49%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.74%) Dell
11 2 (0.74%) EMC
11 2 (0.74%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.74%) HP
11 2 (0.74%) NetApp
11 2 (0.74%) Splunk
11 2 (0.74%) Zerto