Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +55 -9 +101
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 362 395 527
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.85% 2.43% 2.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.01% 22.60% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 407 347 491
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,850 £83,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 North of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,508 1,748 1,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 16.05% 10.75% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 1,433 1,675
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the North of England

Ansible
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ansible in the North of England.

Salary trend for Ansible in the North of England

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ansible in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the North of England

Ansible
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
Yorkshire +26 165 £55,000 - 34
North West +50 156 £60,000 +14.29% 48
North East +49 41 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North of England region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 237 (65.47%) DevOps
2 171 (47.24%) Docker
3 162 (44.75%) Python
4 156 (43.09%) Jenkins
5 151 (41.71%) Opscode Chef
6 142 (39.23%) Terraform
6 142 (39.23%) Puppet
7 128 (35.36%) AWS
8 121 (33.43%) Kubernetes
9 120 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (32.04%) Java
11 114 (31.49%) Linux
12 108 (29.83%) Azure
12 108 (29.83%) Infrastructure as Code
13 101 (27.90%) C#
14 93 (25.69%) SQL
14 93 (25.69%) Bash Shell
15 88 (24.31%) MySQL
16 86 (23.76%) PowerShell
17 83 (22.93%) Git (software)
18 82 (22.65%) Configuration Management
19 80 (22.10%) Continuous Integration
20 79 (21.82%) JavaScript
20 79 (21.82%) Redis
21 78 (21.55%) Go
21 78 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
22 74 (20.44%) Greenfield Project
23 73 (20.17%) PostgreSQL
24 63 (17.40%) Kafka
25 58 (16.02%) Apache

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 58 (16.02%) Apache
2 51 (14.09%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (11.60%) nginx
4 11 (3.04%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.93%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.83%) Confluence
6 3 (0.83%) JBoss
6 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.55%) DNN
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 128 (35.36%) AWS
2 108 (29.83%) Azure
3 34 (9.39%) Datadog
3 34 (9.39%) Pulumi
4 29 (8.01%) GCP
5 24 (6.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (6.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 19 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (4.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (3.04%) Serverless
10 10 (2.76%) OpenShift
11 9 (2.49%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.49%) PaaS
12 8 (2.21%) SaaS
13 7 (1.93%) GitHub
14 6 (1.66%) IaaS
15 5 (1.38%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.38%) Office 365
16 3 (0.83%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.76%) DNS
2 8 (2.21%) SNMP
3 7 (1.93%) Broadband
3 7 (1.93%) HTTP
4 6 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.66%) VPN
5 4 (1.10%) DHCP
5 4 (1.10%) Firewall
5 4 (1.10%) FTP
6 3 (0.83%) IPv4
6 3 (0.83%) OSPF
6 3 (0.83%) SSH
6 3 (0.83%) VLAN
7 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.55%) LAN
7 2 (0.55%) WAN
8 1 (0.28%) Internet
8 1 (0.28%) SAN
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (24.31%) MySQL
2 79 (21.82%) Redis
3 73 (20.17%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (12.71%) MongoDB
5 37 (10.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 37 (10.22%) NoSQL
6 34 (9.39%) Cosmos DB
6 34 (9.39%) MariaDB
7 16 (4.42%) InterSystems Cache
8 9 (2.49%) Big Data
9 8 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.93%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.93%) HBase
10 7 (1.93%) Sqoop
11 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.28%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 156 (43.09%) Jenkins
2 83 (22.93%) Git (software)
3 38 (10.50%) Subversion
4 36 (9.94%) Mercurial
5 34 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (5.80%) JIRA
6 21 (5.80%) SpecFlow
7 20 (5.52%) Selenium
8 18 (4.97%) GitLab
8 18 (4.97%) Protractor
9 16 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (3.31%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.49%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.93%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.83%) gulp
15 3 (0.83%) webpack
16 1 (0.28%) Maven
16 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (14.09%) Games
2 44 (12.15%) Finance
3 15 (4.14%) Law
4 5 (1.38%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.10%) Advertising
6 3 (0.83%) Electronics
6 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.83%) Marketing
6 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 171 (47.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (11.05%) Azure Engineer
2 40 (11.05%) Developer
3 38 (10.50%) Senior DevOps
3 38 (10.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 36 (9.94%) Software Engineer
5 34 (9.39%) Azure DevOps
5 34 (9.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 34 (9.39%) Python Engineer
6 33 (9.12%) Python Software Engineer
7 28 (7.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 26 (7.18%) Site Engineer
9 24 (6.63%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (6.08%) Automation Engineer
11 21 (5.80%) Platform Engineer
12 20 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (4.70%) AWS DevOps
14 17 (4.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 17 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.40%) Kafka
2 48 (13.26%) Apache Flex
3 47 (12.98%) RabbitMQ
4 35 (9.67%) Node.js
5 24 (6.63%) .NET
6 20 (5.52%) XML
7 19 (5.25%) JSON
7 19 (5.25%) Laravel
8 18 (4.97%) .NET Framework
8 18 (4.97%) JAXB
8 18 (4.97%) LAMP
9 17 (4.70%) Symfony
10 16 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (3.31%) REST
12 11 (3.04%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.76%) Web Services
14 9 (2.49%) Spring
15 7 (1.93%) Spring Boot
16 5 (1.38%) React
16 5 (1.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (20.44%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (9.39%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (3.87%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.66%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.10%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.28%) Life Science
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 114 (31.49%) Linux
2 50 (13.81%) Windows
3 31 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.70%) Unix
6 12 (3.31%) CentOS
7 9 (2.49%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.38%) Android
8 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.83%) Debian
10 3 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.55%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (65.47%) DevOps
2 120 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (29.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 82 (22.65%) Configuration Management
5 80 (22.10%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (14.36%) Software Engineering
8 48 (13.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 45 (12.43%) OO
10 41 (11.33%) Analytics
11 37 (10.22%) Coaching
11 37 (10.22%) TDD
12 35 (9.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 34 (9.39%) Web Application Development
14 32 (8.84%) Microservices
15 31 (8.56%) Test Automation
15 31 (8.56%) Visualisation
16 29 (8.01%) Continuous Deployment
16 29 (8.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (6.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 162 (44.75%) Python
2 116 (32.04%) Java
3 101 (27.90%) C#
4 93 (25.69%) Bash Shell
4 93 (25.69%) SQL
5 86 (23.76%) PowerShell
6 79 (21.82%) JavaScript
7 78 (21.55%) Go
8 56 (15.47%) PHP
9 39 (10.77%) TypeScript
10 38 (10.50%) Ruby
11 37 (10.22%) C++
12 35 (9.67%) Groovy
13 17 (4.70%) Kotlin
14 8 (2.21%) Perl
14 8 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.38%) Jython
16 2 (0.55%) C
17 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (4.42%) RHCE
2 11 (3.04%) Degree
3 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.66%) MCSA
5 6 (1.66%) MCSE
5 6 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.83%) GIAC
7 2 (0.55%) CCIE
7 2 (0.55%) CCNA
7 2 (0.55%) CCNP
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.14%) QA
2 8 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.28%) NCSC
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 171 (47.24%) Docker
2 26 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.93%) HDFS
6 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.10%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.10%) vSphere
8 3 (0.83%) Xen
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.28%) KVM
10 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 151 (41.71%) Opscode Chef
2 142 (39.23%) Puppet
2 142 (39.23%) Terraform
3 121 (33.43%) Kubernetes
4 53 (14.64%) Prometheus
5 36 (9.94%) Grafana
6 24 (6.63%) Graphite
7 17 (4.70%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.76%) Nagios
9 7 (1.93%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (1.93%) Opsview
10 6 (1.66%) Packer
11 4 (1.10%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.10%) Kibana
11 4 (1.10%) logstash
11 4 (1.10%) vRealize
12 3 (0.83%) Salt
13 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (12.43%) VMware
2 36 (9.94%) New Relic
3 35 (9.67%) SaltStack
4 27 (7.46%) Red Hat
5 20 (5.52%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.59%) Splunk
7 12 (3.31%) Oracle
8 10 (2.76%) Google
9 7 (1.93%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.83%) Cisco
10 3 (0.83%) SAP
11 2 (0.55%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.55%) IBM
11 2 (0.55%) NetApp
11 2 (0.55%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.28%) Meridio
12 1 (0.28%) Novell
12 1 (0.28%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.28%) TOWER Software