Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 175 217
Rank change year-on-year +51 +42 +68
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 81 183 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.03% 1.57% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.34% 15.29% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 67 122 120
Median annual salary £52,500 £56,399 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.91% +7.43% -
10th Percentile £42,000 £35,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,125 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +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 528 1,197 1,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.22% 10.26% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 392 879 796
Median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +64 65 £51,250 -9.77% 28
East Midlands +45 16 £52,500 -7.49% 10
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 60 (74.07%) Terraform
2 57 (70.37%) DevOps
3 55 (67.90%) AWS
4 47 (58.02%) Azure
5 45 (55.56%) Python
6 42 (51.85%) Linux
7 41 (50.62%) Jenkins
8 40 (49.38%) Docker
9 34 (41.98%) Kubernetes
9 34 (41.98%) Puppet
10 32 (39.51%) Bash Shell
10 32 (39.51%) PowerShell
11 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (33.33%) Windows
13 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
13 23 (28.40%) GCP
14 22 (27.16%) SQL
15 20 (24.69%) VMware
16 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (23.46%) Red Hat
17 18 (22.22%) GitHub
18 17 (20.99%) Oracle
18 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure as Code
19 16 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
20 15 (18.52%) Windows Server
21 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
22 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
22 13 (16.05%) JIRA
22 13 (16.05%) Scrum

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 4 (4.94%) Confluence
1 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (4.94%) SAS
2 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (67.90%) AWS
2 47 (58.02%) Azure
3 23 (28.40%) GCP
4 18 (22.22%) GitHub
5 12 (14.81%) SaaS
6 11 (13.58%) PaaS
7 10 (12.35%) OpenShift
8 8 (9.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (7.41%) Amazon S3
9 6 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (7.41%) Serverless
10 5 (6.17%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (6.17%) IaaS
11 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (2.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (2.47%) AWS CodeBuild
12 2 (2.47%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 2 (2.47%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (2.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) AMQP
1 5 (6.17%) VPN
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) SNMP
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.94%) Pentaho
4 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.47%) Aerospike
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.47%) Redis
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (50.62%) Jenkins
2 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.05%) JIRA
4 9 (11.11%) Maven
5 8 (9.88%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.17%) GitLab
7 4 (4.94%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.47%) Subversion
10 1 (1.23%) Bower
10 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.23%) gulp
10 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.23%) JUnit
10 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.23%) Mockito
10 1 (1.23%) Protractor
10 1 (1.23%) Selenium
10 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Law
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (6.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) DBA
8 4 (4.94%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) Kafka
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
3 7 (8.64%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (7.41%) REST
4 6 (7.41%) Spring
4 6 (7.41%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.17%) .NET Core
6 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.94%) Node.js
7 2 (2.47%) CSS
7 2 (2.47%) CSS3
7 2 (2.47%) HTML
7 2 (2.47%) HTML5
7 2 (2.47%) Laravel
7 2 (2.47%) Memcached
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.47%) Web Services
8 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.23%) Middleware
8 1 (1.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Private Cloud
2 10 (12.35%) Public Cloud
3 9 (11.11%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Derivative
5 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.85%) Linux
2 27 (33.33%) Windows
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) DevOps
2 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (16.05%) Scrum
5 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Automation
6 11 (13.58%) Configuration Management
6 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.11%) Microservices
7 9 (11.11%) Open Source
8 8 (9.88%) High Availability
9 7 (8.64%) Data Engineering
9 7 (8.64%) ITIL
9 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.41%) Architectural Design
10 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 5 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (6.17%) Prototyping
11 5 (6.17%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) Python
2 32 (39.51%) Bash Shell
2 32 (39.51%) PowerShell
3 22 (27.16%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) Go
5 11 (13.58%) Java
6 9 (11.11%) Ruby
7 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.70%) C++
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
8 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.70%) VBScript
9 2 (2.47%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.23%) Korn
10 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 8 (9.88%) MCSA
3 8 (9.88%) MCSE
3 8 (9.88%) RHCE
3 8 (9.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ISEB
System Software
1 40 (49.38%) Docker
2 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 60 (74.07%) Terraform
2 34 (41.98%) Kubernetes
2 34 (41.98%) Puppet
3 16 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.11%) Packer
5 4 (4.94%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.70%) Grafana
6 3 (3.70%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.47%) Consul
7 2 (2.47%) Graphite
7 2 (2.47%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.23%) Fluentd
8 1 (1.23%) Istio
8 1 (1.23%) Kibana
8 1 (1.23%) Mesos
8 1 (1.23%) Rancher
8 1 (1.23%) rkt
8 1 (1.23%) Salt
8 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.23%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) VMware
2 19 (23.46%) Red Hat
3 17 (20.99%) Oracle
4 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.11%) Google
6 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.94%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.47%) IBM
7 2 (2.47%) NetApp
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.23%) Splunk