Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 182 324
Rank change year-on-year +83 +142 +32
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 368 213 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.10% 1.64% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.67% 21.05% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 347 192 27
North West median annual salary £57,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £39,350 £35,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £69,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,093 1,012 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.20% 7.81% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 938 811 652
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.97%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the North West

Ansible
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Ansible in the North West

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the North West

Ansible
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Manchester +71 284 £55,000 +17.65% 43
Cheshire +50 74 £60,000 +26.32% 8
Merseyside +3 7 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire +13 2 £62,500 +123.21% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 324 (88.04%) DevOps
2 246 (66.85%) Linux
3 237 (64.40%) Amazon AWS
4 214 (58.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 214 (58.15%) Opscode Chef
4 214 (58.15%) Puppet
5 210 (57.07%) Jenkins
6 206 (55.98%) Agile Software Development
7 199 (54.08%) Python
8 159 (43.21%) Windows
8 159 (43.21%) Continuous Integration
9 157 (42.66%) Configuration Management
10 150 (40.76%) Docker
11 129 (35.05%) Git (software)
12 109 (29.62%) Terraform
13 107 (29.08%) Kubernetes
14 92 (25.00%) TeamCity
15 83 (22.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 80 (21.74%) Ruby
16 80 (21.74%) SQL
16 80 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
17 79 (21.47%) Software Engineering
18 77 (20.92%) Octopus Deploy
18 77 (20.92%) Bash Shell
19 74 (20.11%) Google Cloud Platform
20 73 (19.84%) Active Directory
21 63 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
22 57 (15.49%) Scrum
22 57 (15.49%) Salt
23 55 (14.95%) Finance

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 39 (10.60%) Confluence
2 35 (9.51%) IIS
3 17 (4.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (4.08%) Apache Spark
4 15 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.63%) Apache
6 6 (1.63%) CloudStack
6 6 (1.63%) JBoss
7 5 (1.36%) Jetty
7 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 237 (64.40%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (58.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (21.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 74 (20.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 40 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (9.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 35 (9.51%) Amazon S3
6 35 (9.51%) Amazon SQS
6 35 (9.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (8.70%) SaaS
8 24 (6.52%) IaaS
9 21 (5.71%) OpenShift
10 16 (4.35%) PaaS
11 12 (3.26%) IBM Cloud
12 11 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (2.72%) GitHub
13 10 (2.72%) Serverless
14 6 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.82%) AWS Fargate
16 2 (0.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.62%) Firewall
1 17 (4.62%) VPN
2 13 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.17%) DNS
3 8 (2.17%) SAN
4 6 (1.63%) NAS
5 2 (0.54%) LAN
5 2 (0.54%) Network Security
5 2 (0.54%) SSH
5 2 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) AMQP
6 1 (0.27%) DDNS
6 1 (0.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.27%) PPP
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.60%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 18 (4.89%) Big Data
5 14 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.53%) MySQL
7 8 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.82%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.82%) Redis
10 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.54%) Riak
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 210 (57.07%) Jenkins
2 129 (35.05%) Git (software)
3 92 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 83 (22.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 77 (20.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 41 (11.14%) JIRA
7 24 (6.52%) Vagrant
8 21 (5.71%) Subversion
9 20 (5.43%) Hudson
10 15 (4.08%) Travis CI
11 13 (3.53%) Selenium
11 13 (3.53%) SonarQube
12 9 (2.45%) Robot Framework
13 8 (2.17%) Gradle
13 8 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.90%) MSBuild
15 6 (1.63%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.63%) Maven
16 4 (1.09%) Ant
16 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 55 (14.95%) Finance
2 20 (5.43%) Electronics
2 20 (5.43%) Marketing
2 20 (5.43%) Retail
3 19 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.99%) Law
6 6 (1.63%) Back Office
6 6 (1.63%) Games
7 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (51.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 45 (12.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 31 (8.42%) Software Engineer
5 29 (7.88%) DevOps Manager
6 28 (7.61%) Lead DevOps
7 22 (5.98%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 20 (5.43%) Architect
9 19 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (4.62%) .NET Software Engineer
10 17 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
10 17 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 14 (3.80%) Junior
12 14 (3.80%) Platform Engineer
13 13 (3.53%) Software Test Engineer
13 13 (3.53%) Test Engineer
14 10 (2.72%) AWS Engineer
15 9 (2.45%) DevOps Architect
15 9 (2.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.87%) .NET
2 36 (9.78%) Node.js
3 18 (4.89%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (4.62%) WCF
4 17 (4.62%) Web Services
5 15 (4.08%) Sensu
6 11 (2.99%) Spring
7 10 (2.72%) Gherkin
7 10 (2.72%) REST
8 8 (2.17%) React
9 7 (1.90%) HTML
10 6 (1.63%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.63%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.36%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.36%) HTML5
12 4 (1.09%) CSS
12 4 (1.09%) Java EE
12 4 (1.09%) Kafka
12 4 (1.09%) LAMP
12 4 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.59%) Private Cloud
2 22 (5.98%) Fintech
3 21 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 17 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 15 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 15 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.72%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.36%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.09%) Robotics
12 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.54%) Life Science
12 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.27%) Clustering
13 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 246 (66.85%) Linux
2 159 (43.21%) Windows
3 20 (5.43%) Unix
4 15 (4.08%) CentOS
5 13 (3.53%) Debian
6 10 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.45%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Android
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (88.04%) DevOps
2 206 (55.98%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (43.21%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (42.66%) Configuration Management
5 79 (21.47%) Software Engineering
6 63 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (15.49%) Scrum
8 53 (14.40%) TDD
9 52 (14.13%) Open Source
10 51 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 38 (10.33%) Microservices
12 37 (10.05%) Network Virtualisation
13 36 (9.78%) Test Automation
14 33 (8.97%) Mentoring
15 25 (6.79%) Continuous Deployment
16 24 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (6.52%) Wealth Management
17 23 (6.25%) BDD
18 22 (5.98%) Asset Management
19 20 (5.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 199 (54.08%) Python
2 80 (21.74%) Ruby
2 80 (21.74%) SQL
3 77 (20.92%) Bash Shell
4 54 (14.67%) Java
5 50 (13.59%) PowerShell
6 48 (13.04%) Go
7 47 (12.77%) C#
8 43 (11.68%) Perl
9 18 (4.89%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.62%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.53%) PHP
12 11 (2.99%) C++
13 8 (2.17%) Java 8
14 5 (1.36%) Groovy
15 4 (1.09%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.09%) Korn
16 2 (0.54%) ES6
17 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (1.36%) Degree
2 4 (1.09%) AWS Certification
2 4 (1.09%) RHCE
2 4 (1.09%) RHCSA
3 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.27%) MCITP
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.52%) QA
2 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.82%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 150 (40.76%) Docker
2 73 (19.84%) Active Directory
3 34 (9.24%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (6.79%) Xen
5 24 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 19 (5.16%) KVM
7 19 (5.16%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.63%) vSphere
8 6 (1.63%) XenServer
9 3 (0.82%) Ceph
10 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 214 (58.15%) Opscode Chef
1 214 (58.15%) Puppet
2 109 (29.62%) Terraform
3 107 (29.08%) Kubernetes
4 57 (15.49%) Salt
5 29 (7.88%) Graphite
6 27 (7.34%) Packer
7 23 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
8 21 (5.71%) Grafana
9 18 (4.89%) Consul
10 17 (4.62%) Nagios
11 16 (4.35%) Prometheus
12 14 (3.80%) Opsview
12 14 (3.80%) ZABBIX
13 12 (3.26%) Kibana
13 12 (3.26%) Mesos
14 6 (1.63%) SCCM
15 3 (0.82%) Rancher
16 2 (0.54%) Marathon
16 2 (0.54%) rkt
Vendors
1 41 (11.14%) Google
2 35 (9.51%) New Relic
3 34 (9.24%) Trend Micro
3 34 (9.24%) VMware
4 31 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 28 (7.61%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.62%) SAP
7 16 (4.35%) IBM
8 12 (3.26%) Oracle
9 9 (2.45%) Intapp
10 7 (1.90%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.36%) Splunk
12 4 (1.09%) Blue Prism
12 4 (1.09%) Citrix
13 3 (0.82%) Cisco
13 3 (0.82%) Facebook
14 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
15 1 (0.27%) Qualys
15 1 (0.27%) SonicWALL
15 1 (0.27%) Zend