Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 110 79
Rank change year-on-year +48 -31 +90
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 115 160 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.98% 2.53% 3.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.06% 21.74% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 122 141 266
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +6.48%
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,500 £82,500 £85,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.25% +6.67%

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 478 736 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.52% 11.62% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 424 600 664
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,482
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.05% +9.96%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 +38 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Bolton +18 1 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 64 (55.65%) Docker
2 62 (53.91%) Python
3 61 (53.04%) DevOps
4 58 (50.43%) Puppet
5 46 (40.00%) Terraform
6 45 (39.13%) Kubernetes
6 45 (39.13%) Linux
7 42 (36.52%) AWS
8 40 (34.78%) Jenkins
9 35 (30.43%) C#
10 33 (28.70%) Bash Shell
11 31 (26.96%) Azure
11 31 (26.96%) Windows
12 29 (25.22%) VMware
12 29 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
13 26 (22.61%) Microservices
13 26 (22.61%) PowerShell
13 26 (22.61%) Test Automation
14 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
14 24 (20.87%) .NET
14 24 (20.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (20.00%) Finance
16 22 (19.13%) JSON
16 22 (19.13%) SpecFlow
17 20 (17.39%) Selenium
17 20 (17.39%) Infrastructure as Code
18 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
18 19 (16.52%) XML
18 19 (16.52%) SQL

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 12 (10.43%) Apache
1 12 (10.43%) Elasticsearch
1 12 (10.43%) nginx
2 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.87%) JBoss
4 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.52%) AWS
2 31 (26.96%) Azure
3 18 (15.65%) GCP
4 6 (5.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (5.22%) Serverless
5 5 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.35%) SaaS
6 4 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.48%) GitHub
7 3 (2.61%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (2.61%) PaaS
7 3 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.74%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.74%) Office 365
8 2 (1.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) SNMP
2 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 10 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.83%) MySQL
3 8 (6.96%) Redis
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.74%) Big Data
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 40 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 22 (19.13%) SpecFlow
3 20 (17.39%) Selenium
4 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
4 18 (15.65%) Protractor
5 13 (11.30%) TeamCity
6 9 (7.83%) GitLab
7 8 (6.96%) Mercurial
7 8 (6.96%) Subversion
8 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (5.22%) JIRA
9 5 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.61%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.61%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.74%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.87%) GoCD
12 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Law
3 7 (6.09%) Games
4 3 (2.61%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) Senior DevOps
3 14 (12.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Automation Tester
4 11 (9.57%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Tester
5 10 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (7.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (7.83%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Python Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Python Software Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) .NET
2 22 (19.13%) JSON
3 19 (16.52%) XML
4 18 (15.65%) .NET Framework
4 18 (15.65%) JAXB
5 13 (11.30%) Node.js
6 10 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 8 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (5.22%) Kafka
9 4 (3.48%) Apache Flex
9 4 (3.48%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (3.48%) YAML
10 3 (2.61%) LAMP
11 2 (1.74%) Akka
11 2 (1.74%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (1.74%) Lucene
11 2 (1.74%) OAuth
12 1 (0.87%) Celery
12 1 (0.87%) Flask
12 1 (0.87%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 8 (6.96%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.87%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.13%) Linux
2 31 (26.96%) Windows
3 15 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.83%) CentOS
6 4 (3.48%) Unix
7 2 (1.74%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.04%) DevOps
2 26 (22.61%) Microservices
2 26 (22.61%) Test Automation
3 24 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (17.39%) Infrastructure as Code
5 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
6 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.30%) OO
8 11 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.83%) ITIL
9 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.96%) Change Management
10 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Automation
10 8 (6.96%) Open Source
10 8 (6.96%) SDET
10 8 (6.96%) TDD
11 7 (6.09%) Project Delivery
12 6 (5.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (53.91%) Python
2 35 (30.43%) C#
3 33 (28.70%) Bash Shell
4 26 (22.61%) PowerShell
5 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
6 19 (16.52%) SQL
7 15 (13.04%) Java
8 13 (11.30%) Go
9 9 (7.83%) C++
10 6 (5.22%) Perl
11 5 (4.35%) PHP
11 5 (4.35%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.48%) Ruby
13 2 (1.74%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.87%) C
14 1 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) RHCE
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.83%) MCSA
3 9 (7.83%) MCSE
3 9 (7.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (6.09%) Degree
5 3 (2.61%) CCIE
5 3 (2.61%) CCNA
5 3 (2.61%) CCNP
5 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.74%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) QA
System Software
1 64 (55.65%) Docker
2 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.74%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (50.43%) Puppet
2 46 (40.00%) Terraform
3 45 (39.13%) Kubernetes
4 29 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.61%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.61%) vRealize
6 2 (1.74%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.74%) Graphite
6 2 (1.74%) Marathon
6 2 (1.74%) Mesos
6 2 (1.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.87%) Grafana
7 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) VMware
2 14 (12.17%) Splunk
3 13 (11.30%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.09%) Google
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle
7 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.74%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.74%) Sparx
8 1 (0.87%) NetApp
8 1 (0.87%) SAP