Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 210 198
Rank change year-on-year +30 -12 +108
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 156 153 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.50% 1.28% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.65% 13.82% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 128 109 156
Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -

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 1,143 1,107 1,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.99% 9.23% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 873 748 860
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,675 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the Midlands

Ansible
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ansible in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Ansible in the Midlands

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 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
West Midlands +15 102 £56,798 +8.19% 40
East Midlands +44 51 £65,000 +13.04% 18
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 121 (77.56%) DevOps
2 114 (73.08%) AWS
3 109 (69.87%) Terraform
4 97 (62.18%) Jenkins
5 93 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (55.77%) Python
7 84 (53.85%) Azure
8 81 (51.92%) Puppet
9 77 (49.36%) Docker
10 72 (46.15%) Kubernetes
10 72 (46.15%) Git (software)
11 61 (39.10%) Linux
12 56 (35.90%) Bash Shell
12 56 (35.90%) Infrastructure as Code
13 55 (35.26%) Opscode Chef
14 52 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (32.69%) Windows
15 51 (32.69%) GCP
16 49 (31.41%) Configuration Management
17 44 (28.21%) SQL
18 43 (27.56%) Test Automation
18 43 (27.56%) GitHub
19 41 (26.28%) Packer
20 40 (25.64%) PowerShell
21 35 (22.44%) Artifactory
21 35 (22.44%) Java
21 35 (22.44%) Oracle
22 32 (20.51%) Public Cloud
23 31 (19.87%) Unix
23 31 (19.87%) 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 26 (16.67%) Confluence
2 8 (5.13%) SAS
3 4 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.92%) JBoss
4 3 (1.92%) nginx
4 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.28%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (73.08%) AWS
2 84 (53.85%) Azure
3 51 (32.69%) GCP
4 43 (27.56%) GitHub
5 23 (14.74%) PaaS
6 22 (14.10%) IaaS
7 16 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (5.77%) Serverless
9 7 (4.49%) OpenShift
9 7 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (3.85%) Amazon S3
10 6 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.85%) SaaS
11 5 (3.21%) AWS CodeBuild
12 4 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (2.56%) Azure Functions
12 4 (2.56%) Office 365
13 3 (1.92%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) Firewall
2 4 (2.56%) DNS
3 3 (1.92%) DMZ
4 2 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.28%) DHCP
4 2 (1.28%) LAN
4 2 (1.28%) SAN
4 2 (1.28%) VoIP
4 2 (1.28%) VPN
4 2 (1.28%) WAN
4 2 (1.28%) WLAN
5 1 (0.64%) HTTP
5 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.69%) Big Data
3 12 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.05%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (7.05%) Pentaho
5 7 (4.49%) MySQL
5 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.92%) Power BI
8 2 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.28%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (1.28%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.64%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 97 (62.18%) Jenkins
2 72 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 35 (22.44%) Artifactory
4 31 (19.87%) JIRA
5 28 (17.95%) SonarQube
6 19 (12.18%) Bitbucket
7 18 (11.54%) Maven
8 14 (8.97%) Cucumber
9 11 (7.05%) Selenium
10 10 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (6.41%) GitLab
11 8 (5.13%) Liquibase
11 8 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.56%) Ant
14 3 (1.92%) DbUnit
14 3 (1.92%) JMeter
14 3 (1.92%) JUnit
14 3 (1.92%) Subversion
14 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Electronics
3 10 (6.41%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Games
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (48.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
2 24 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 20 (12.82%) Platform Engineer
4 19 (12.18%) AWS DevOps
5 18 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Architect
7 13 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 13 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
7 13 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.05%) Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (5.77%) Data Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Consultant
12 6 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.90%) Web Services
2 16 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (8.33%) JSON
4 12 (7.69%) Node.js
5 10 (6.41%) .NET
6 8 (5.13%) Spring
7 7 (4.49%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.21%) CSS
8 5 (3.21%) HTML
8 5 (3.21%) REST
8 5 (3.21%) Velocity
9 4 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.92%) Apache Camel
10 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.92%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.92%) Java EE
10 3 (1.92%) JPA
10 3 (1.92%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Public Cloud
2 25 (16.03%) Enterprise Cloud
3 18 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (8.33%) User Experience
5 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.69%) Infotainment
5 12 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (4.49%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.92%) Wiki
9 2 (1.28%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.28%) Derivative
9 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.28%) Online Games
9 2 (1.28%) Replication
9 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.10%) Linux
2 51 (32.69%) Windows
3 31 (19.87%) Unix
4 16 (10.26%) CentOS
5 12 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.28%) Debian
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (77.56%) DevOps
2 93 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.90%) Infrastructure as Code
4 52 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (31.41%) Configuration Management
6 43 (27.56%) Test Automation
7 30 (19.23%) Open Source
8 27 (17.31%) SDLC
9 26 (16.67%) Scrum
10 25 (16.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.90%) Microservices
11 17 (10.90%) Migration
11 17 (10.90%) Software Delivery
12 16 (10.26%) Technical Leadership
13 15 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
13 15 (9.62%) Server Management
13 15 (9.62%) Software Engineering
14 14 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 13 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 87 (55.77%) Python
2 56 (35.90%) Bash Shell
3 44 (28.21%) SQL
4 40 (25.64%) PowerShell
5 35 (22.44%) Java
6 17 (10.90%) Perl
7 16 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 15 (9.62%) C#
8 15 (9.62%) Go
9 13 (8.33%) Ruby
10 11 (7.05%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.56%) C++
12 1 (0.64%) Java 8
12 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) Degree
2 10 (6.41%) AWS Certification
3 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) MCSA
6 2 (1.28%) RHCE
7 1 (0.64%) CCNP
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) CSPO
7 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
System Software
1 77 (49.36%) Docker
2 17 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.49%) vSphere
5 2 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 109 (69.87%) Terraform
2 81 (51.92%) Puppet
3 72 (46.15%) Kubernetes
4 55 (35.26%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (26.28%) Packer
6 15 (9.62%) Prometheus
6 15 (9.62%) Rancher
7 14 (8.97%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (8.33%) Grafana
9 10 (6.41%) Consul
9 10 (6.41%) Graphite
10 5 (3.21%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.92%) logstash
11 3 (1.92%) Salt
12 2 (1.28%) Mesos
12 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (1.28%) rkt
12 2 (1.28%) WSUS
12 2 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (22.44%) Oracle
2 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
3 28 (17.95%) Google
4 24 (15.38%) VMware
5 11 (7.05%) Alibaba
5 11 (7.05%) Cloudera
6 9 (5.77%) AppDynamics
6 9 (5.77%) Splunk
7 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.21%) Cisco
8 5 (3.21%) New Relic
8 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.92%) Hitachi
9 3 (1.92%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.28%) HP
10 2 (1.28%) IBM
10 2 (1.28%) Veeam
11 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.64%) NetApp
11 1 (0.64%) Remedy