Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 76 112
Rank change year-on-year +29 +36 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 247 138 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.60% 3.77% 2.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.96% 27.27% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 160 105 126
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,970 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,875 £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 £73,750 £62,500 £74,688
90th Percentile £85,250 £70,150 £85,000
North West median annual salary £58,750 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.90% -12.50% -

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 853 506 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.35% 13.81% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 673 376 622
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,381 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% +2.94% +7.37%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,500 £75,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,284 £49,482
% change year-on-year +5.20% +5.66% +3.09%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 0 5 £47,500 -
Wigan +1 3 £47,500 -19.15%
Stockport +16 2 - - 2
Cheadle - 2 - -
Sale - 2 - - 1
Ansible
North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 159 (64.37%) DevOps
2 150 (60.73%) Python
3 131 (53.04%) Terraform
4 125 (50.61%) Linux
5 123 (49.80%) Jenkins
5 123 (49.80%) Docker
6 112 (45.34%) AWS
7 111 (44.94%) Azure
8 108 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (39.68%) Puppet
10 94 (38.06%) Kubernetes
11 93 (37.65%) Infrastructure as Code
11 93 (37.65%) PowerShell
12 90 (36.44%) Configuration Management
13 85 (34.41%) Git (software)
14 82 (33.20%) Bash Shell
15 73 (29.55%) SQL
16 66 (26.72%) Opscode Chef
17 65 (26.32%) Java
18 59 (23.89%) JIRA
19 52 (21.05%) Red Hat
19 52 (21.05%) VMware
20 51 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 49 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (19.84%) Microsoft
22 48 (19.43%) Public Cloud
23 46 (18.62%) Redis
24 45 (18.22%) Subversion
25 44 (17.81%) Scrum
25 44 (17.81%) Software 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 35 (14.17%) Confluence
2 25 (10.12%) nginx
3 24 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.45%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.83%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.43%) Apache
7 4 (1.62%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.62%) IIS
8 3 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.21%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 112 (45.34%) AWS
2 111 (44.94%) Azure
3 33 (13.36%) PaaS
4 31 (12.55%) IaaS
5 30 (12.15%) GCP
6 23 (9.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (8.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (6.48%) SaaS
9 15 (6.07%) OpenShift
10 13 (5.26%) Datadog
10 13 (5.26%) Pulumi
11 11 (4.45%) AWS CodePipeline
12 10 (4.05%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 10 (4.05%) GitHub
13 9 (3.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 8 (3.24%) Serverless
15 7 (2.83%) Microsoft 365
16 6 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
16 6 (2.43%) AWS CodeCommit
17 4 (1.62%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.00%) Firewall
2 35 (14.17%) VPN
3 27 (10.93%) VLAN
4 25 (10.12%) OSPF
5 24 (9.72%) IPv4
6 13 (5.26%) SD-WAN
7 11 (4.45%) AMQP
8 9 (3.64%) MPLS
9 8 (3.24%) BGP
9 8 (3.24%) Network Security
10 7 (2.83%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.43%) WAN
12 5 (2.02%) Cisco Firepower
12 5 (2.02%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (2.02%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.02%) LAN
12 5 (2.02%) SSL
13 4 (1.62%) DNS
14 3 (1.21%) HTTP
14 3 (1.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.62%) Redis
2 36 (14.57%) MySQL
3 35 (14.17%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (9.31%) NoSQL
5 18 (7.29%) Big Data
6 13 (5.26%) MariaDB
6 13 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (4.45%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.21%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.21%) Looker
9 3 (1.21%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 123 (49.80%) Jenkins
2 85 (34.41%) Git (software)
3 59 (23.89%) JIRA
4 45 (18.22%) Subversion
5 25 (10.12%) GitLab
6 22 (8.91%) Mercurial
7 17 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.24%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.24%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.43%) Hudson
11 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.21%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.21%) Gradle
12 3 (1.21%) Maven
12 3 (1.21%) Selenium
12 3 (1.21%) Spinnaker
13 2 (0.81%) CF BOSH
13 2 (0.81%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (17.81%) Social Skills
2 12 (4.86%) Retail
3 10 (4.05%) Legal
4 6 (2.43%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (1.62%) Games
6 3 (1.21%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.81%) Finance
7 2 (0.81%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (14.17%) Software Engineer
3 29 (11.74%) Linux Engineer
4 27 (10.93%) AWS Engineer
5 26 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
6 24 (9.72%) Senior DevOps
7 23 (9.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 22 (8.91%) Azure Engineer
8 22 (8.91%) Systems Engineer
9 21 (8.50%) Python Engineer
9 21 (8.50%) Python Software Engineer
10 19 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
10 19 (7.69%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 19 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 18 (7.29%) Architect
11 18 (7.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 16 (6.48%) Automation Engineer
12 16 (6.48%) Developer
13 13 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 13 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 34 (13.77%) Web Services
3 24 (9.72%) Kafka
4 22 (8.91%) CGI
5 14 (5.67%) Spring Boot
6 11 (4.45%) Apache NiFi
6 11 (4.45%) Spring
7 8 (3.24%) .NET
7 8 (3.24%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (2.83%) JSON
9 5 (2.02%) Node.js
10 4 (1.62%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.62%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.62%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.62%) REST
11 3 (1.21%) COM
11 3 (1.21%) Django
11 3 (1.21%) Flask
11 3 (1.21%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (1.21%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.43%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (4.05%) Private Cloud
3 9 (3.64%) Cyberattack
4 6 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.02%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.81%) Clustering
6 2 (0.81%) User Experience
6 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 125 (50.61%) Linux
2 40 (16.19%) Windows
3 34 (13.77%) Unix
4 23 (9.31%) CentOS
5 21 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (6.48%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (2.83%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.81%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.40%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (64.37%) DevOps
2 108 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (37.65%) Infrastructure as Code
4 90 (36.44%) Configuration Management
5 49 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (17.81%) Scrum
6 44 (17.81%) Software Engineering
7 42 (17.00%) Data Science
7 42 (17.00%) SDLC
8 41 (16.60%) Open Source
9 39 (15.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 38 (15.38%) Machine Learning
11 37 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (14.98%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 36 (14.57%) OO
13 35 (14.17%) DevSecOps
14 33 (13.36%) Cyber Intelligence
14 33 (13.36%) Task Automation
15 28 (11.34%) ITIL
16 27 (10.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 150 (60.73%) Python
2 93 (37.65%) PowerShell
3 82 (33.20%) Bash Shell
4 73 (29.55%) SQL
5 65 (26.32%) Java
6 38 (15.38%) Go
7 35 (14.17%) C#
7 35 (14.17%) C++
8 24 (9.72%) JavaScript
9 16 (6.48%) Ruby
10 15 (6.07%) C
11 12 (4.86%) PHP
12 11 (4.45%) Java 8
13 10 (4.05%) Groovy
13 10 (4.05%) Perl
13 10 (4.05%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.43%) Rust
15 4 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.21%) Scala
17 2 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.93%) RHCE
4 19 (7.69%) GIAC
5 6 (2.43%) Degree
6 4 (1.62%) MCSA
6 4 (1.62%) MCSE
6 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.81%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) OCP
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.81%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 123 (49.80%) Docker
2 51 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.12%) Active Directory
4 24 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.43%) VMware NSX
6 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.02%) KVM
7 4 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.81%) LXC
8 2 (0.81%) NFS
8 2 (0.81%) SRDF
9 1 (0.40%) Ceph
9 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 131 (53.04%) Terraform
2 98 (39.68%) Puppet
3 94 (38.06%) Kubernetes
4 66 (26.72%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (8.91%) Grafana
6 19 (7.69%) Prometheus
7 15 (6.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 12 (4.86%) Salt
9 11 (4.45%) Consul
9 11 (4.45%) Graphite
9 11 (4.45%) Packer
10 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (3.64%) Opsview
10 9 (3.64%) SCCM
10 9 (3.64%) SCOM
11 8 (3.24%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (2.83%) CFEngine
13 6 (2.43%) Nagios
13 6 (2.43%) ZABBIX
14 5 (2.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (21.05%) Red Hat
1 52 (21.05%) VMware
2 49 (19.84%) Microsoft
3 34 (13.77%) Oracle
4 16 (6.48%) Cisco
4 16 (6.48%) SaltStack
5 13 (5.26%) Google
6 12 (4.86%) Fortinet
7 10 (4.05%) New Relic
8 8 (3.24%) Juniper
9 6 (2.43%) IBM
10 5 (2.02%) CA
10 5 (2.02%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.21%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.21%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.81%) Dell
12 2 (0.81%) Hitachi
12 2 (0.81%) HP
12 2 (0.81%) NetApp
12 2 (0.81%) Splunk