Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 214 326
Rank change year-on-year +61 +112 +44
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 271 146 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.09% 1.18% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.98% 15.24% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 243 126 12
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.56% +21.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £39,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 1,130 958 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.73% 7.75% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 899 794 599
North West median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% - +8.98%
10th Percentile £27,400 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +59 198 £57,500 +12.75% 46
Cheshire -13 38 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Merseyside +43 30 £62,500 +11.11% 3
Lancashire 0 2 £40,000 +14.29%
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 238 (87.82%) DevOps
2 208 (76.75%) Linux
3 174 (64.21%) Puppet
4 170 (62.73%) Opscode Chef
5 162 (59.78%) Amazon AWS
6 148 (54.61%) Python
7 128 (47.23%) Jenkins
8 125 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (44.28%) Continuous Integration
10 118 (43.54%) Windows
11 112 (41.33%) Docker
12 110 (40.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 87 (32.10%) Terraform
14 85 (31.37%) Git (software)
15 82 (30.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 80 (29.52%) Bash Shell
17 72 (26.57%) Kubernetes
18 69 (25.46%) Configuration Management
19 67 (24.72%) Ruby
20 66 (24.35%) Java
21 64 (23.62%) VMware
22 63 (23.25%) TDD
23 58 (21.40%) Microsoft
24 53 (19.56%) VMware Infrastructure
25 52 (19.19%) AWS CloudFormation
26 49 (18.08%) Software Engineering
26 49 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
26 49 (18.08%) SQL
26 49 (18.08%) Hyper-V
27 46 (16.97%) Xen

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 22 (8.12%) IIS
2 20 (7.38%) Apache Spark
3 18 (6.64%) Confluence
4 17 (6.27%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.54%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.58%) nginx
8 5 (1.85%) Apache
9 4 (1.48%) JBoss
9 4 (1.48%) Jetty
9 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 162 (59.78%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (40.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (19.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (16.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 45 (16.61%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (15.50%) NuGet
7 37 (13.65%) Amazon S3
8 27 (9.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (6.27%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (6.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (5.90%) SaaS
11 11 (4.06%) IaaS
12 10 (3.69%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (3.69%) Route 53
12 10 (3.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (3.32%) PaaS
14 6 (2.21%) OpenShift
15 5 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (1.48%) Serverless
17 3 (1.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.69%) DNS
3 8 (2.95%) Firewall
3 8 (2.95%) HTTP
4 7 (2.58%) DHCP
4 7 (2.58%) VPN
5 5 (1.85%) FTP
5 5 (1.85%) IPsec
6 4 (1.48%) SAN
7 2 (0.74%) Broadband
7 2 (0.74%) NAS
8 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.37%) SSL
8 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.44%) MySQL
2 30 (11.07%) Hadoop
3 29 (10.70%) Big Data
4 27 (9.96%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.80%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.58%) Redis
8 7 (2.58%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.48%) RethinkDB
10 3 (1.11%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.74%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.74%) HBase
12 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 128 (47.23%) Jenkins
2 85 (31.37%) Git (software)
3 38 (14.02%) TeamCity
4 36 (13.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (8.86%) JIRA
5 24 (8.86%) Vagrant
6 19 (7.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (4.43%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.69%) GitLab
9 8 (2.95%) Subversion
10 6 (2.21%) PyCharm
11 5 (1.85%) Hudson
12 4 (1.48%) Gradle
12 4 (1.48%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.11%) Geb
13 3 (1.11%) Selenium
14 2 (0.74%) Ant
14 2 (0.74%) Codeship
14 2 (0.74%) GoCD
14 2 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (15.50%) Finance
2 36 (13.28%) Manufacturing
3 34 (12.55%) Electronics
4 33 (12.18%) Telecoms
5 32 (11.81%) Marketing
6 11 (4.06%) Retail
7 9 (3.32%) Automotive
7 9 (3.32%) Games
8 8 (2.95%) Banking
8 8 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 168 (61.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 59 (21.77%) Senior DevOps
3 53 (19.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 52 (19.19%) Linux Engineer
4 52 (19.19%) Team Leader
5 50 (18.45%) Lead DevOps
5 50 (18.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 49 (18.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 39 (14.39%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 32 (11.81%) AWS DevOps
9 29 (10.70%) AWS Engineer
10 26 (9.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 21 (7.75%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Engineering Manager
12 13 (4.80%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Software Engineering Manager
12 13 (4.80%) Software Manager
13 12 (4.43%) Consultant
14 11 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.65%) Web Services
2 33 (12.18%) .NET
3 20 (7.38%) LAMP
3 20 (7.38%) Node.js
4 16 (5.90%) AngularJS
4 16 (5.90%) React
5 15 (5.54%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (4.43%) Spring
7 9 (3.32%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.58%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.21%) Kafka
10 4 (1.48%) Jest
10 4 (1.48%) MSMQ
10 4 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.48%) Spring Integration
11 3 (1.11%) RESTful
11 3 (1.11%) Spring WebFlux
11 3 (1.11%) XML
11 3 (1.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.90%) Private Cloud
3 14 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.95%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.58%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.48%) Life Science
8 4 (1.48%) Social Media
9 3 (1.11%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.74%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.74%) Clustering
10 2 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 208 (76.75%) Linux
2 118 (43.54%) Windows
3 21 (7.75%) Unix
4 18 (6.64%) CentOS
5 14 (5.17%) Debian
6 6 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.74%) AIX
9 2 (0.74%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (87.82%) DevOps
2 125 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (44.28%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (30.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 69 (25.46%) Configuration Management
6 63 (23.25%) TDD
7 49 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (18.08%) Software Engineering
8 32 (11.81%) Digital Marketing
8 32 (11.81%) Programme Management
8 32 (11.81%) Test Automation
9 23 (8.49%) Scrum
10 22 (8.12%) Software Delivery
11 21 (7.75%) Continuous Deployment
11 21 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (7.01%) Machine Learning
13 18 (6.64%) Business Development
13 18 (6.64%) Open Source
14 17 (6.27%) Network Virtualisation
15 15 (5.54%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 148 (54.61%) Python
2 80 (29.52%) Bash Shell
3 67 (24.72%) Ruby
4 66 (24.35%) Java
5 49 (18.08%) SQL
6 38 (14.02%) JavaScript
7 28 (10.33%) PowerShell
8 22 (8.12%) C#
9 18 (6.64%) Shell Script
10 17 (6.27%) PHP
11 15 (5.54%) C++
12 11 (4.06%) Go
13 10 (3.69%) Perl
14 4 (1.48%) ES6
14 4 (1.48%) Java 8
15 3 (1.11%) Groovy
15 3 (1.11%) Scala
16 2 (0.74%) Korn
16 2 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (5.90%) Degree
2 13 (4.80%) AWS Certification
3 10 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.69%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.24%) QA
2 26 (9.59%) GCP
3 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (41.33%) Docker
2 53 (19.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (18.08%) Hyper-V
4 46 (16.97%) VirtualBox
4 46 (16.97%) Xen
5 25 (9.23%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (8.12%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.48%) KVM
7 4 (1.48%) vSphere
8 3 (1.11%) GlusterFS
8 3 (1.11%) Varnish
9 2 (0.74%) HDFS
9 2 (0.74%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.37%) Ceph
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 174 (64.21%) Puppet
2 170 (62.73%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (32.10%) Terraform
4 72 (26.57%) Kubernetes
5 32 (11.81%) Packer
6 22 (8.12%) Salt
7 13 (4.80%) Nagios
8 10 (3.69%) Kibana
9 9 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (2.95%) logstash
11 6 (2.21%) Mesos
12 4 (1.48%) Marathon
12 4 (1.48%) rkt
13 3 (1.11%) Cobbler
14 2 (0.74%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.74%) Consul
14 2 (0.74%) Nessus
14 2 (0.74%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.74%) systemd
14 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (23.62%) VMware
2 58 (21.40%) Microsoft
3 34 (12.55%) Google
4 32 (11.81%) SAP
5 27 (9.96%) New Relic
6 22 (8.12%) SaltStack
7 18 (6.64%) Red Hat
8 17 (6.27%) Trend Micro
9 15 (5.54%) Splunk
10 9 (3.32%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.21%) Oracle
12 4 (1.48%) Capita
12 4 (1.48%) Citrix
12 4 (1.48%) Hummingbird
12 4 (1.48%) IBM
13 3 (1.11%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.11%) HP
14 2 (0.74%) Qualys
14 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.74%) Veritas