Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 127 180
Rank change year-on-year +5 +53 +39
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 257 76 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.53% 1.96% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.38% 14.76% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 181 57 116
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.91% +0.91%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £69,063
90th Percentile £90,000 £71,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,398 515 1,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.74% 13.26% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 387 919
10th Percentile £32,150 £29,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +11.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,375 £60,000
90th Percentile £84,625 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the Midlands

Ansible
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ansible in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Ansible in the Midlands

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ansible in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the Midlands

Ansible
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands -5 180 £60,000 +22.45% 40
East Midlands -12 77 £55,000 - 23
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 201 (78.21%) DevOps
2 184 (71.60%) Terraform
3 161 (62.65%) Linux
4 152 (59.14%) Docker
5 130 (50.58%) Azure
6 125 (48.64%) AWS
7 114 (44.36%) Kubernetes
8 96 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (36.19%) Jenkins
10 90 (35.02%) Python
11 89 (34.63%) Infrastructure as Code
12 80 (31.13%) PowerShell
13 74 (28.79%) Windows
14 68 (26.46%) Puppet
15 67 (26.07%) Configuration Management
16 64 (24.90%) Bash Shell
17 62 (24.12%) Opscode Chef
18 58 (22.57%) Security Cleared
19 56 (21.79%) Microservices
20 55 (21.40%) SC Cleared
21 53 (20.62%) SQL
22 52 (20.23%) Java
23 48 (18.68%) Social Skills
24 46 (17.90%) Open Source
25 44 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
26 43 (16.73%) PaaS
27 42 (16.34%) VMware
28 38 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
28 38 (14.79%) IaaS
29 37 (14.40%) JIRA

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 10 (3.89%) OpenStack
2 9 (3.50%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.33%) Confluence
5 5 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 130 (50.58%) Azure
2 125 (48.64%) AWS
3 43 (16.73%) PaaS
4 38 (14.79%) IaaS
5 34 (13.23%) SaaS
6 26 (10.12%) OpenShift
7 25 (9.73%) GitHub
8 23 (8.95%) GCP
9 21 (8.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (4.67%) Amazon EKS
11 12 (4.67%) AWS CodePipeline
11 12 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (3.50%) Microsoft 365
13 9 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (2.72%) AWS CodeCommit
15 7 (2.72%) Azure Pipelines
16 4 (1.56%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.89%) DNS
2 26 (10.12%) Firewall
3 13 (5.06%) SSL
4 12 (4.67%) BIG-IP
4 12 (4.67%) SAN
5 11 (4.28%) NAS
5 11 (4.28%) WAN
6 10 (3.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (3.89%) Network Security
6 10 (3.89%) VPN
7 9 (3.50%) LAN
8 8 (3.11%) DHCP
9 7 (2.72%) IPv4
10 6 (2.33%) BGP
10 6 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.56%) DMVPN
11 4 (1.56%) EIGRP
11 4 (1.56%) HSRP
11 4 (1.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (8.56%) MySQL
3 14 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.67%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.50%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.50%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.33%) Big Data
8 5 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.17%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.78%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.78%) Cloud Spanner
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.39%) Power BI
12 1 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (36.19%) Jenkins
2 37 (14.40%) JIRA
3 34 (13.23%) Git (software)
4 30 (11.67%) GitLab
5 21 (8.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (5.06%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.33%) Hudson
9 5 (1.95%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.39%) JMeter
12 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.39%) Maven
12 1 (0.39%) NeoLoad
12 1 (0.39%) Subversion
12 1 (0.39%) TestRail
General
1 48 (18.68%) Social Skills
2 17 (6.61%) Retail
3 12 (4.67%) Law
4 11 (4.28%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.72%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (2.33%) Finance
7 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.56%) Automotive
8 4 (1.56%) Banking
9 3 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.78%) Games
10 2 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.78%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 104 (40.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (14.79%) Architect
3 32 (12.45%) Platform Engineer
4 29 (11.28%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (10.89%) Senior DevOps
5 28 (10.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 25 (9.73%) Technical Architect
7 20 (7.78%) Azure Engineer
8 15 (5.84%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.06%) Senior Architect
9 13 (5.06%) Senior Technical Architect
10 12 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) Developer
12 10 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (3.50%) Junior
13 9 (3.50%) Junior DevOps
13 9 (3.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.23%) Spring
2 23 (8.95%) .NET
3 21 (8.17%) Kafka
4 17 (6.61%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (6.23%) .NET Core
5 16 (6.23%) Node.js
6 12 (4.67%) ARM Templates
7 11 (4.28%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (3.50%) Spring Boot
10 8 (3.11%) JSON
11 7 (2.72%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.72%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.72%) Django
11 7 (2.72%) Express
11 7 (2.72%) MEAN Stack
11 7 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (2.72%) Web Services
12 5 (1.95%) YAML
13 4 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.73%) Greenfield Project
1 25 (9.73%) Public Cloud
2 23 (8.95%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.61%) Private Cloud
4 9 (3.50%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.56%) CESG
7 3 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.39%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.39%) Life Science
9 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 161 (62.65%) Linux
2 74 (28.79%) Windows
3 36 (14.01%) Unix
4 33 (12.84%) Windows Server
5 18 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (6.23%) CentOS
7 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (3.50%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (78.21%) DevOps
2 96 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (34.63%) Infrastructure as Code
4 67 (26.07%) Configuration Management
5 56 (21.79%) Microservices
6 46 (17.90%) Open Source
7 44 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (12.45%) SDLC
9 30 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (9.73%) GitOps
10 25 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 25 (9.73%) Open Source Development
11 24 (9.34%) Service Design
12 23 (8.95%) ITIL
13 22 (8.56%) Infrastructure Automation
14 21 (8.17%) Scrum
15 18 (7.00%) Load Balancing
15 18 (7.00%) Project Management
16 16 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (6.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (35.02%) Python
2 80 (31.13%) PowerShell
3 64 (24.90%) Bash Shell
4 53 (20.62%) SQL
5 52 (20.23%) Java
6 25 (9.73%) Ruby
7 24 (9.34%) Perl
8 18 (7.00%) C#
9 15 (5.84%) JavaScript
10 13 (5.06%) PHP
11 8 (3.11%) C++
12 7 (2.72%) C
12 7 (2.72%) VB
12 7 (2.72%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.33%) Go
13 6 (2.33%) Groovy
14 2 (0.78%) Clojure
14 2 (0.78%) Lisp
14 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (22.57%) Security Cleared
2 55 (21.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.06%) Degree
4 8 (3.11%) MCSA
4 8 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.72%) AWS Certification
6 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.33%) VCAP
7 5 (1.95%) RHCE
8 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.56%) CCNP
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.17%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.78%) CCNA
10 2 (0.78%) MCSE
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 152 (59.14%) Docker
2 38 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (12.45%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.11%) NFS
5 8 (3.11%) vSphere
6 7 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.56%) Gluster
9 3 (1.17%) KVM
10 2 (0.78%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.39%) Firmware
11 1 (0.39%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.39%) iptables
Systems Management
1 184 (71.60%) Terraform
2 114 (44.36%) Kubernetes
3 68 (26.46%) Puppet
4 62 (24.12%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (9.73%) Grafana
6 19 (7.39%) Packer
7 17 (6.61%) Consul
8 16 (6.23%) Graphite
9 14 (5.45%) SCCM
10 13 (5.06%) Opsview
10 13 (5.06%) Prometheus
11 12 (4.67%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (4.67%) Nagios
12 11 (4.28%) Rancher
13 10 (3.89%) Salt
14 8 (3.11%) CFEngine
15 7 (2.72%) ZABBIX
16 6 (2.33%) Opsgenie
17 5 (1.95%) Rundeck
17 5 (1.95%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (16.34%) VMware
2 29 (11.28%) Red Hat
3 28 (10.89%) Microsoft
4 26 (10.12%) Oracle
5 12 (4.67%) F5
6 10 (3.89%) CommVault
6 10 (3.89%) DataCore
6 10 (3.89%) Dell
6 10 (3.89%) Dell Compellent
6 10 (3.89%) EMC
6 10 (3.89%) Isilon
6 10 (3.89%) Veeam
7 9 (3.50%) Cisco
8 8 (3.11%) IBM
8 8 (3.11%) LexisNexis
8 8 (3.11%) Splunk
9 7 (2.72%) Alibaba
9 7 (2.72%) Citrix
10 6 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.95%) New Relic