Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 150 250
Rank change year-on-year +73 +100 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 283 162 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.86% 2.01% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.83% 24.14% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 240 147 23
Manchester median annual salary £55,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.84% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,050 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £69,500 £60,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +15.00% -

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 748 671 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.20% 8.31% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 652 602 459
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.07%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,525 £27,375
90th Percentile £73,625 £67,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Salford -5 10 £46,250 -26.00% 1
Cheadle - 3 - -
Stockport +11 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Bolton +18 1 £32,500 -
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 244 (86.22%) DevOps
2 210 (74.20%) Amazon AWS
3 202 (71.38%) Linux
4 178 (62.90%) Python
5 167 (59.01%) Puppet
6 166 (58.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 164 (57.95%) Opscode Chef
8 150 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
9 145 (51.24%) Jenkins
10 131 (46.29%) Windows
11 119 (42.05%) Docker
12 106 (37.46%) Configuration Management
12 106 (37.46%) Continuous Integration
13 97 (34.28%) Kubernetes
14 84 (29.68%) TeamCity
15 79 (27.92%) Terraform
16 78 (27.56%) Ruby
17 77 (27.21%) Octopus Deploy
18 76 (26.86%) AWS CloudFormation
19 73 (25.80%) Google Cloud Platform
19 73 (25.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 70 (24.73%) Bash Shell
21 64 (22.61%) Git (software)
22 59 (20.85%) Software Engineering
23 57 (20.14%) SQL
24 56 (19.79%) Salt
25 55 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
26 52 (18.37%) Open Source
27 49 (17.31%) Active Directory
28 46 (16.25%) Finance

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 39 (13.78%) Confluence
2 35 (12.37%) IIS
3 17 (6.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (5.30%) Apache Spark
5 14 (4.95%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.12%) CloudStack
7 5 (1.77%) Apache
8 4 (1.41%) JBoss
8 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.06%) Jetty
9 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 210 (74.20%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (58.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (26.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 73 (25.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 39 (13.78%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (12.37%) Amazon SQS
6 35 (12.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 34 (12.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 34 (12.01%) Amazon S3
8 17 (6.01%) OpenShift
9 15 (5.30%) IaaS
10 14 (4.95%) SaaS
11 11 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (3.89%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (3.53%) GitHub
13 7 (2.47%) PaaS
13 7 (2.47%) Serverless
14 6 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
16 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.01%) Firewall
2 16 (5.65%) VPN
3 12 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.47%) SAN
5 6 (2.12%) DNS
5 6 (2.12%) NAS
6 2 (0.71%) Network Security
6 2 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.35%) AMQP
7 1 (0.35%) DDNS
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) LAN
7 1 (0.35%) PPP
7 1 (0.35%) VoIP
7 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.43%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (8.13%) Hadoop
3 18 (6.36%) Big Data
4 13 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.89%) MySQL
6 9 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.06%) Redis
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.71%) Riak
9 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 145 (51.24%) Jenkins
2 84 (29.68%) TeamCity
3 77 (27.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 73 (25.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 64 (22.61%) Git (software)
6 40 (14.13%) JIRA
7 24 (8.48%) Vagrant
8 21 (7.42%) Subversion
9 20 (7.07%) Hudson
10 15 (5.30%) Travis CI
11 13 (4.59%) SonarQube
12 10 (3.53%) Selenium
13 9 (3.18%) Robot Framework
14 7 (2.47%) MSBuild
15 5 (1.77%) Gradle
16 4 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
17 3 (1.06%) Codeship
17 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
17 3 (1.06%) GoCD
17 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (16.25%) Finance
2 20 (7.07%) Electronics
2 20 (7.07%) Marketing
2 20 (7.07%) Retail
3 17 (6.01%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.18%) Law
5 6 (2.12%) Back Office
6 5 (1.77%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (51.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (12.37%) Senior DevOps
2 35 (12.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 29 (10.25%) DevOps Manager
4 18 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (6.01%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (4.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 14 (4.95%) Platform Engineer
7 13 (4.59%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.59%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (4.59%) Test Engineer
8 12 (4.24%) Architect
9 10 (3.53%) Junior
10 8 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (2.83%) Developer
10 8 (2.83%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (2.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.66%) Node.js
2 23 (8.13%) .NET
3 15 (5.30%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (5.30%) Sensu
4 12 (4.24%) Web Services
5 10 (3.53%) Gherkin
5 10 (3.53%) REST
6 6 (2.12%) HTML
6 6 (2.12%) React
6 6 (2.12%) Spring
7 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.77%) HTML5
8 4 (1.41%) CSS
8 4 (1.41%) Java EE
9 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.06%) CSS3
9 3 (1.06%) LAMP
9 3 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.71%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.71%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.13%) Private Cloud
2 22 (7.77%) Fintech
3 20 (7.07%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.53%) Cloud Native
6 10 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.41%) Robotics
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 202 (71.38%) Linux
2 131 (46.29%) Windows
3 17 (6.01%) Unix
4 14 (4.95%) CentOS
5 12 (4.24%) Debian
6 10 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.12%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.77%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.06%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (86.22%) DevOps
2 150 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (37.46%) Configuration Management
3 106 (37.46%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (20.85%) Software Engineering
5 55 (19.43%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (18.37%) Open Source
7 38 (13.43%) Scrum
8 37 (13.07%) Network Virtualisation
9 35 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 35 (12.37%) Microservices
10 31 (10.95%) TDD
11 25 (8.83%) Continuous Deployment
12 23 (8.13%) BDD
12 23 (8.13%) Test Automation
13 22 (7.77%) Asset Management
13 22 (7.77%) Wealth Management
14 19 (6.71%) High Availability
14 19 (6.71%) Load Balancing
15 17 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 178 (62.90%) Python
2 78 (27.56%) Ruby
3 70 (24.73%) Bash Shell
4 57 (20.14%) SQL
5 46 (16.25%) Go
6 44 (15.55%) Java
7 41 (14.49%) Perl
8 29 (10.25%) C#
9 27 (9.54%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.24%) JavaScript
11 11 (3.89%) C++
11 11 (3.89%) PHP
11 11 (3.89%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.47%) Java 8
13 4 (1.41%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.41%) Korn
14 1 (0.35%) C
14 1 (0.35%) Groovy
14 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (1.41%) AWS Certification
1 4 (1.41%) RHCE
1 4 (1.41%) RHCSA
2 3 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) MCITP
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.55%) GCP
2 13 (4.59%) QA
3 7 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (42.05%) Docker
2 49 (17.31%) Active Directory
3 34 (12.01%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (4.59%) Xen
5 12 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (3.53%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.47%) KVM
7 7 (2.47%) VirtualBox
8 6 (2.12%) vSphere
8 6 (2.12%) XenServer
9 3 (1.06%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 167 (59.01%) Puppet
2 164 (57.95%) Opscode Chef
3 97 (34.28%) Kubernetes
4 79 (27.92%) Terraform
5 56 (19.79%) Salt
6 29 (10.25%) Graphite
7 27 (9.54%) Packer
8 20 (7.07%) Grafana
9 18 (6.36%) Consul
10 15 (5.30%) Nagios
10 15 (5.30%) Prometheus
11 14 (4.95%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (4.95%) Opsview
11 14 (4.95%) ZABBIX
12 9 (3.18%) Kibana
13 6 (2.12%) SCCM
14 3 (1.06%) Rancher
15 2 (0.71%) Cobbler
15 2 (0.71%) Marathon
15 2 (0.71%) rkt
Vendors
1 41 (14.49%) Google
2 34 (12.01%) New Relic
2 34 (12.01%) Trend Micro
3 27 (9.54%) Red Hat
4 22 (7.77%) Microsoft
5 21 (7.42%) VMware
6 17 (6.01%) SAP
7 9 (3.18%) Intapp
7 9 (3.18%) Oracle
8 8 (2.83%) IBM
9 6 (2.12%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.41%) Blue Prism
11 3 (1.06%) Cisco
11 3 (1.06%) Citrix
12 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.35%) Cadence
13 1 (0.35%) Capita
13 1 (0.35%) Qualys
13 1 (0.35%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.35%) Zend