Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 216 226
Rank change year-on-year +29 +10 +106
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 165 164 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.46% 1.26% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.63% 15.02% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 126 100 135
Midlands median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,875 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,750 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.40% - +4.17%

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 1,211 1,092 1,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.71% 8.38% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 919 752 890
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,628
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.10% +4.07%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,125 £62,878
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +8.00%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 -2 100 £55,000 +4.76% 26
East Midlands +59 62 £57,500 +9.52% 13
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 123 (74.55%) DevOps
2 120 (72.73%) AWS
3 108 (65.45%) Python
4 105 (63.64%) Jenkins
5 104 (63.03%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (60.00%) Terraform
7 88 (53.33%) Git (software)
8 87 (52.73%) Azure
9 80 (48.48%) Puppet
10 78 (47.27%) Docker
11 70 (42.42%) Linux
12 67 (40.61%) Kubernetes
13 60 (36.36%) Bash Shell
14 59 (35.76%) Windows
15 58 (35.15%) Opscode Chef
16 54 (32.73%) Infrastructure as Code
17 52 (31.52%) Configuration Management
18 50 (30.30%) PowerShell
19 47 (28.48%) GCP
20 44 (26.67%) Java
21 43 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (25.45%) SQL
23 39 (23.64%) Oracle
24 38 (23.03%) Unix
25 37 (22.42%) Test Automation
26 34 (20.61%) Packer
27 33 (20.00%) Scrum
28 32 (19.39%) VMware
28 32 (19.39%) JIRA
28 32 (19.39%) Public Cloud

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 24 (14.55%) Confluence
2 12 (7.27%) SAS
3 6 (3.64%) Apache
3 6 (3.64%) JBoss
3 6 (3.64%) nginx
4 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.82%) iPlanet
5 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 120 (72.73%) AWS
2 87 (52.73%) Azure
3 47 (28.48%) GCP
4 32 (19.39%) GitHub
5 23 (13.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (10.91%) PaaS
7 15 (9.09%) IaaS
8 14 (8.48%) SaaS
9 13 (7.88%) Serverless
10 11 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (6.67%) Amazon S3
11 9 (5.45%) OpenShift
11 9 (5.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (4.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (4.24%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (3.03%) AWS Fargate
14 5 (3.03%) Azure Functions
14 5 (3.03%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) Firewall
2 9 (5.45%) DNS
3 3 (1.82%) DHCP
4 2 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.21%) DMZ
4 2 (1.21%) LAN
4 2 (1.21%) VoIP
4 2 (1.21%) VPN
4 2 (1.21%) WAN
4 2 (1.21%) WLAN
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) MySQL
3 12 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (7.27%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.27%) Pentaho
4 10 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.03%) Big Data
9 5 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.42%) MariaDB
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.82%) Power BI
11 3 (1.82%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 105 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 88 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 32 (19.39%) JIRA
4 27 (16.36%) Artifactory
4 27 (16.36%) Bitbucket
5 21 (12.73%) Maven
6 20 (12.12%) SonarQube
7 18 (10.91%) Cucumber
8 14 (8.48%) Selenium
9 11 (6.67%) GitLab
10 10 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (3.64%) TeamCity
13 5 (3.03%) Ant
13 5 (3.03%) Gradle
14 4 (2.42%) Subversion
15 3 (1.82%) DbUnit
15 3 (1.82%) JMeter
15 3 (1.82%) JUnit
15 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (14.55%) Finance
2 14 (8.48%) Retail
3 11 (6.67%) Electronics
4 7 (4.24%) Games
5 3 (1.82%) Automotive
5 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (16.36%) Cloud Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Developer
4 15 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
4 15 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (8.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Architect
9 6 (3.64%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (3.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Data Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (2.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.55%) Web Services
2 17 (10.30%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (8.48%) .NET
3 14 (8.48%) Node.js
4 9 (5.45%) Spring
5 8 (4.85%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.24%) CSS
6 7 (4.24%) HTML
7 6 (3.64%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.64%) JSON
8 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.42%) CSS3
8 4 (2.42%) HTML5
8 4 (2.42%) REST
8 4 (2.42%) SAML
9 3 (1.82%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.82%) LAMP
9 3 (1.82%) Middleware
9 3 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.39%) Public Cloud
2 19 (11.52%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.67%) Infotainment
4 11 (6.67%) User Experience
5 10 (6.06%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.64%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.03%) NHS
9 3 (1.82%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.82%) Wiki
10 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.21%) Replication
10 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (42.42%) Linux
2 59 (35.76%) Windows
3 38 (23.03%) Unix
4 15 (9.09%) CentOS
5 12 (7.27%) Windows Server
6 11 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.64%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.42%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.82%) Debian
9 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (74.55%) DevOps
2 104 (63.03%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (32.73%) Infrastructure as Code
4 52 (31.52%) Configuration Management
5 43 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (22.42%) Test Automation
7 33 (20.00%) Scrum
8 30 (18.18%) SDLC
9 25 (15.15%) Open Source
9 25 (15.15%) Software Engineering
10 23 (13.94%) Deployment Automation
11 21 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (11.52%) Mentoring
12 19 (11.52%) Microservices
13 16 (9.70%) Analytics
13 16 (9.70%) Software Delivery
14 15 (9.09%) Server Management
14 15 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
15 13 (7.88%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 108 (65.45%) Python
2 60 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 50 (30.30%) PowerShell
4 44 (26.67%) Java
5 42 (25.45%) SQL
6 24 (14.55%) Perl
7 23 (13.94%) C#
8 20 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 13 (7.88%) Go
10 12 (7.27%) Ruby
11 11 (6.67%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.85%) C++
13 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.82%) PHP
15 2 (1.21%) C
15 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.61%) COBOL
16 1 (0.61%) Groovy
16 1 (0.61%) Java 8
16 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) AWS Certification
3 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.42%) ISEB
4 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.21%) MCSA
6 2 (1.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
1 5 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (47.27%) Docker
2 26 (15.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.30%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.45%) vSphere
6 2 (1.21%) vCloud
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.61%) pfSense
7 1 (0.61%) XenApp
7 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 99 (60.00%) Terraform
2 80 (48.48%) Puppet
3 67 (40.61%) Kubernetes
4 58 (35.15%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (20.61%) Packer
6 16 (9.70%) Prometheus
7 15 (9.09%) Grafana
8 11 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (4.24%) Consul
9 7 (4.24%) Graphite
9 7 (4.24%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (3.64%) Mesos
10 6 (3.64%) Nagios
11 5 (3.03%) logstash
12 4 (2.42%) Icinga
12 4 (2.42%) rkt
12 4 (2.42%) Salt
13 3 (1.82%) Rancher
13 3 (1.82%) ZABBIX
14 2 (1.21%) yum
Vendors
1 39 (23.64%) Oracle
2 32 (19.39%) VMware
3 28 (16.97%) Microsoft
4 23 (13.94%) Google
5 12 (7.27%) Cloudera
5 12 (7.27%) Splunk
6 10 (6.06%) AppDynamics
6 10 (6.06%) New Relic
6 10 (6.06%) SaltStack
7 9 (5.45%) Alibaba
7 9 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.64%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.03%) Cisco
10 4 (2.42%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.82%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.21%) BMC
12 2 (1.21%) HP
12 2 (1.21%) IBM
12 2 (1.21%) SAP
12 2 (1.21%) Veeam