Period
to 27 January 2022

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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 156 78 184
Rank change year-on-year -78 +106 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 209 203 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.99% 3.57% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.18% 25.63% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 157 151 125
10th Percentile £43,400 £37,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,125 £48,673
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 1,292 792 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.28% 13.91% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 622 888
10th Percentile £32,650 £32,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 27 January 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -80 129 £62,500 - 42
East Midlands -18 80 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 169 (80.86%) DevOps
2 155 (74.16%) Terraform
3 129 (61.72%) Azure
4 123 (58.85%) Docker
5 115 (55.02%) CI/CD
6 104 (49.76%) AWS
7 101 (48.33%) Kubernetes
8 98 (46.89%) Linux
9 94 (44.98%) Jenkins
10 91 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (42.58%) Infrastructure as Code
12 82 (39.23%) Python
13 78 (37.32%) Java
14 69 (33.01%) Configuration Management
15 66 (31.58%) PowerShell
16 65 (31.10%) SQL
17 64 (30.62%) Puppet
18 56 (26.79%) Bash
19 44 (21.05%) C#
19 44 (21.05%) GCP
20 39 (18.66%) Microservices
21 35 (16.75%) Windows
22 34 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
23 33 (15.79%) Load Balancing
24 31 (14.83%) SaaS
24 31 (14.83%) Open Source
24 31 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
25 29 (13.88%) Security Cleared
25 29 (13.88%) SQL Server
26 28 (13.40%) Oracle

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 19 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 13 (6.22%) Confluence
3 11 (5.26%) IIS
4 10 (4.78%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.83%) Apache
5 8 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.83%) SAS
6 5 (2.39%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.48%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.48%) nginx
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.96%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Magento
1 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 129 (61.72%) Azure
2 104 (49.76%) AWS
3 44 (21.05%) GCP
4 31 (14.83%) SaaS
5 24 (11.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 15 (7.18%) IaaS
6 15 (7.18%) PaaS
7 14 (6.70%) OpenShift
8 13 (6.22%) Power Platform
9 12 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (5.74%) Microsoft 365
10 11 (5.26%) Azure App Service
10 11 (5.26%) Serverless
11 9 (4.31%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (4.31%) GitHub
12 8 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (3.83%) Tricentis Tosca
13 6 (2.87%) Rubrik
14 5 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (1.91%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.22%) DNS
2 12 (5.74%) DHCP
2 12 (5.74%) HTTP
3 11 (5.26%) IPv6
4 5 (2.39%) Kerberos
4 5 (2.39%) SAN
5 3 (1.44%) Firewall
5 3 (1.44%) Network Security
5 3 (1.44%) Wireless
6 2 (0.96%) FTP
7 1 (0.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.48%) SNMP
7 1 (0.48%) SSH
7 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (8.61%) Hadoop
4 16 (7.66%) MySQL
5 14 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.22%) Power BI
7 11 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.78%) Apache Hive
8 10 (4.78%) Impala
9 9 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (3.83%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (3.83%) Pentaho
11 7 (3.35%) Big Data
12 5 (2.39%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.44%) Neo4j
14 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (44.98%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.92%) JIRA
3 26 (12.44%) GitLab
4 25 (11.96%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (6.22%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.83%) Maven
7 5 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.96%) Subversion
9 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.48%) Ant
10 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.48%) Emacs
10 1 (0.48%) FishEye
10 1 (0.48%) Gradle
10 1 (0.48%) Selenium
10 1 (0.48%) TestRail
10 1 (0.48%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (13.40%) Social Skills
2 16 (7.66%) Retail
3 9 (4.31%) Finance
4 8 (3.83%) Law
5 6 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.39%) Automotive
7 4 (1.91%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.44%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (0.96%) Marketing
9 2 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (37.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (12.44%) Platform Engineer
3 23 (11.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (9.09%) Architect
5 18 (8.61%) Developer
6 17 (8.13%) Lead DevOps
6 17 (8.13%) Technical Architect
7 16 (7.66%) Senior DevOps
7 16 (7.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 14 (6.70%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (6.70%) Azure Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (4.78%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) Data Engineer
12 9 (4.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.31%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.83%) Administrator
13 8 (3.83%) Lead Java Developer
14 7 (3.35%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.00%) Spring
2 16 (7.66%) Spring Boot
3 15 (7.18%) Kafka
4 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.78%) ARM Templates
5 10 (4.78%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (3.83%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (3.83%) RESTful
6 8 (3.83%) Web Services
7 7 (3.35%) React
8 6 (2.87%) Node.js
9 5 (2.39%) JavaFX
9 5 (2.39%) REST
9 5 (2.39%) Swing
9 5 (2.39%) YAML
10 4 (1.91%) JSON
10 4 (1.91%) Play Framework
11 3 (1.44%) .NET
11 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.31%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.87%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.39%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.44%) User Experience
7 2 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.96%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.48%) Life Science
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 98 (46.89%) Linux
2 35 (16.75%) Windows
3 26 (12.44%) Unix
4 12 (5.74%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.39%) CentOS
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.44%) Debian
9 2 (0.96%) Android
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) AIX
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.48%) VMS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (80.86%) DevOps
2 115 (55.02%) CI/CD
3 91 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (42.58%) Infrastructure as Code
5 69 (33.01%) Configuration Management
6 39 (18.66%) Microservices
7 33 (15.79%) Load Balancing
8 31 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (14.83%) Open Source
9 28 (13.40%) Scrum
10 26 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (12.44%) Test Automation
11 24 (11.48%) Coaching
12 23 (11.00%) Mentoring
12 23 (11.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 23 (11.00%) Software Engineering
13 20 (9.57%) Analytics
14 19 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
15 18 (8.61%) Product Management
16 17 (8.13%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (39.23%) Python
2 78 (37.32%) Java
3 66 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 65 (31.10%) SQL
5 56 (26.79%) Bash
6 44 (21.05%) C#
7 26 (12.44%) Go
8 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
9 18 (8.61%) C
10 15 (7.18%) PHP
11 14 (6.70%) TypeScript
12 13 (6.22%) Perl
13 10 (4.78%) PL/SQL
14 9 (4.31%) Ruby
15 8 (3.83%) HiveQL
15 8 (3.83%) Shell Script
16 6 (2.87%) Groovy
17 5 (2.39%) C++
17 5 (2.39%) Java 8
18 4 (1.91%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.66%) Degree
4 7 (3.35%) VCAP
5 6 (2.87%) MCSA
5 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.48%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) QA
2 4 (1.91%) GxP
3 3 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (58.85%) Docker
2 15 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.83%) HDFS
3 8 (3.83%) NFS
4 7 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.87%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.96%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.48%) iptables
8 1 (0.48%) KVM
8 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 155 (74.16%) Terraform
2 101 (48.33%) Kubernetes
3 64 (30.62%) Puppet
4 34 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.22%) Rancher
6 11 (5.26%) Prometheus
7 9 (4.31%) Grafana
8 8 (3.83%) Packer
9 7 (3.35%) CFEngine
10 6 (2.87%) Consul
11 5 (2.39%) Kibana
11 5 (2.39%) Rundeck
12 4 (1.91%) SCCM
13 3 (1.44%) Graphite
13 3 (1.44%) Istio
13 3 (1.44%) Opsview
13 3 (1.44%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.96%) Nagios
14 2 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (13.40%) Oracle
2 19 (9.09%) VMware
3 10 (4.78%) Informatica
3 10 (4.78%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.31%) Google
4 9 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.83%) Talend
6 6 (2.87%) Cisco
6 6 (2.87%) LexisNexis
7 5 (2.39%) Databricks
8 4 (1.91%) New Relic
9 3 (1.44%) Aruba
9 3 (1.44%) Dell
9 3 (1.44%) Splunk
10 2 (0.96%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.96%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.96%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.96%) Progress
11 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.48%) Veracode