Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 305 361
Rank change year-on-year +96 +56 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 176 60 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.33% 0.49% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.80% 7.07% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 153 54 5
North West median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.13% +2.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,850 £31,625 £34,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £73,375 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 989 849 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.46% 6.91% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 768 672 672
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +72 137 £52,500 +14.13% 20
Cheshire -14 21 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Merseyside +30 14 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Lancashire - 1 £28,000 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 144 (81.82%) Puppet
2 143 (81.25%) DevOps
3 130 (73.86%) Opscode Chef
4 121 (68.75%) Python
5 111 (63.07%) Linux
6 110 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
7 83 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (44.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 71 (40.34%) Jenkins
10 68 (38.64%) Bash Shell
10 68 (38.64%) Unix
10 68 (38.64%) Windows
11 67 (38.07%) Docker
12 63 (35.80%) Ruby
13 61 (34.66%) Java
14 56 (31.82%) SQL
15 54 (30.68%) Configuration Management
16 50 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (26.70%) Open Source
18 46 (26.14%) Google
18 46 (26.14%) Software Engineering
19 44 (25.00%) .NET
20 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
20 43 (24.43%) Finance
21 42 (23.86%) Terraform
22 41 (23.30%) Google Cloud Platform
23 39 (22.16%) Hadoop
24 38 (21.59%) Go
25 37 (21.02%) RabbitMQ
26 36 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery

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 25 (14.20%) Apache
2 19 (10.80%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (7.39%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.41%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.84%) nginx
7 4 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.70%) IIS
9 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
10 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.57%) JBoss
10 1 (0.57%) Jetty
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.57%) Tornado
10 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 110 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (44.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (23.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (10.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.41%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.70%) GitHub
7 3 (1.70%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.70%) Serverless
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.14%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.14%) Route 53
9 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.57%) Loggly
9 1 (0.57%) PaaS
9 1 (0.57%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) AMQP
2 7 (3.98%) Internet
2 7 (3.98%) VPN
3 6 (3.41%) Firewall
3 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.84%) Broadband
5 3 (1.70%) IPsec
6 2 (1.14%) HTTP
6 2 (1.14%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.14%) PBX
7 1 (0.57%) DHCP
7 1 (0.57%) DNS
7 1 (0.57%) FTP
7 1 (0.57%) MPLS
7 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.57%) OSPF
7 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 39 (22.16%) Hadoop
3 35 (19.89%) Big Data
4 34 (19.32%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (16.48%) Relational Database
6 28 (15.91%) MySQL
7 25 (14.20%) MongoDB
8 21 (11.93%) NoSQL
9 19 (10.80%) Redis
10 14 (7.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.27%) MariaDB
12 4 (2.27%) Riak
13 3 (1.70%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.70%) CouchDB
14 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.14%) Hazelcast
14 2 (1.14%) OLTP
14 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 71 (40.34%) Jenkins
2 30 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 21 (11.93%) Vagrant
4 11 (6.25%) NuGet
5 9 (5.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.98%) GitLab
8 6 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.84%) Hudson
9 5 (2.84%) Maven
10 4 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.27%) Selenium
11 3 (1.70%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.14%) JMeter
12 2 (1.14%) MSI
12 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
12 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.14%) Subversion
12 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.14%) WiX
General
1 43 (24.43%) Finance
2 35 (19.89%) Marketing
3 33 (18.75%) Electronics
3 33 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 33 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.70%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Publishing
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (51.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (19.32%) Linux Engineer
3 32 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 31 (17.61%) AWS DevOps
5 30 (17.05%) AWS Engineer
5 30 (17.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 27 (15.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 23 (13.07%) Architect
8 20 (11.36%) Cloud Architect
9 19 (10.80%) Software Engineer
10 18 (10.23%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (9.66%) DevOps Architect
12 14 (7.95%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 14 (7.95%) Lead DevOps
12 14 (7.95%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (5.68%) Administrator
13 10 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (5.11%) Developer
15 8 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
16 7 (3.98%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.00%) .NET
2 37 (21.02%) RabbitMQ
3 30 (17.05%) Web Services
4 19 (10.80%) Node.js
5 17 (9.66%) MSMQ
6 15 (8.52%) LAMP
7 12 (6.82%) Kafka
8 7 (3.98%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.41%) HTML
10 4 (2.27%) CSS
10 4 (2.27%) HTML5
10 4 (2.27%) Spring
11 3 (1.70%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.70%) JMS
11 3 (1.70%) jQuery
11 3 (1.70%) Laravel
11 3 (1.70%) REST
12 2 (1.14%) Apache Camel
12 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.84%) Cloud Native
2 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.84%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.14%) Clustering
4 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) Contactless
5 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 111 (63.07%) Linux
2 68 (38.64%) Unix
2 68 (38.64%) Windows
3 27 (15.34%) CentOS
4 21 (11.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.68%) Debian
7 8 (4.55%) SUSE
8 5 (2.84%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.57%) Fedora
11 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (81.25%) DevOps
2 83 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (30.68%) Configuration Management
4 50 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (26.70%) Open Source
6 46 (26.14%) Software Engineering
7 36 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (19.32%) Machine Learning
9 33 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
9 33 (18.75%) Programme Management
10 18 (10.23%) Analytics
10 18 (10.23%) Test Automation
11 16 (9.09%) TDD
12 15 (8.52%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.95%) ITIL
13 14 (7.95%) Microservices
13 14 (7.95%) Refactoring
14 11 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
15 8 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 121 (68.75%) Python
2 68 (38.64%) Bash Shell
3 63 (35.80%) Ruby
4 61 (34.66%) Java
5 56 (31.82%) SQL
6 38 (21.59%) Go
7 34 (19.32%) Shell Script
8 32 (18.18%) C++
9 20 (11.36%) PHP
10 16 (9.09%) PowerShell
11 14 (7.95%) JavaScript
12 8 (4.55%) Perl
13 6 (3.41%) C#
14 4 (2.27%) Scala
15 2 (1.14%) Clojure
15 2 (1.14%) Erlang
15 2 (1.14%) F#
15 2 (1.14%) Haskell
15 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (10.23%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 67 (38.07%) Docker
2 10 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.27%) VirtualBox
4 4 (2.27%) Xen
5 3 (1.70%) KVM
5 3 (1.70%) vCloud
6 2 (1.14%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 144 (81.82%) Puppet
2 130 (73.86%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (23.86%) Terraform
4 34 (19.32%) Kubernetes
5 22 (12.50%) Mesos
6 21 (11.93%) Packer
7 18 (10.23%) Salt
8 10 (5.68%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.84%) Nagios
9 5 (2.84%) systemd
10 3 (1.70%) Cacti
10 3 (1.70%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.70%) Marathon
10 3 (1.70%) rkt
11 2 (1.14%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.14%) Perfmon
11 2 (1.14%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.57%) Kibana
12 1 (0.57%) logstash
12 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 46 (26.14%) Google
2 33 (18.75%) SAP
2 33 (18.75%) VMware
3 27 (15.34%) Red Hat
4 26 (14.77%) Microsoft
5 23 (13.07%) SaltStack
6 14 (7.95%) Oracle
7 6 (3.41%) Rackspace
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco
9 3 (1.70%) IBM
10 2 (1.14%) NetApp
10 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.14%) Veritas
11 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.57%) CA
11 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.57%) Qualys
11 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.57%) Splunk