Period
to 24 May 2020

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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 131 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9 +73
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 173 250 323
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.67% 2.45% 2.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.91% 23.50% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 133 181 289
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,674 £42,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +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 North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 755 1,064 1,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.67% 10.44% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 558 788 902
Median annual salary £52,284 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% +3.09% +14.12%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,712 £75,000 £71,250
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 North West

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Ansible in the North West

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ansible in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 May 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
Manchester +22 131 £52,500 -12.50% 18
Cheshire +32 39 £55,000 +15.79% 9
Merseyside +8 2 £67,500 - 3
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 120 (69.36%) Python
2 104 (60.12%) DevOps
3 99 (57.23%) Terraform
4 94 (54.34%) Azure
5 82 (47.40%) Puppet
5 82 (47.40%) Kubernetes
5 82 (47.40%) Docker
6 77 (44.51%) AWS
7 74 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (41.62%) Linux
9 68 (39.31%) Git (software)
10 63 (36.42%) VMware
10 63 (36.42%) Opscode Chef
10 63 (36.42%) Jenkins
11 61 (35.26%) Configuration Management
12 56 (32.37%) Windows
13 55 (31.79%) PowerShell
14 41 (23.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 41 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (22.54%) Bash Shell
15 39 (22.54%) GCP
16 36 (20.81%) High Availability
16 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
17 35 (20.23%) TeamCity
18 34 (19.65%) Go
19 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
20 32 (18.50%) SQL
21 31 (17.92%) Deployment Automation
22 30 (17.34%) Infrastructure as Code

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 21 (12.14%) OpenStack
2 19 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.36%) Confluence
4 6 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.89%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.73%) Apache
7 2 (1.16%) nginx
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 94 (54.34%) Azure
2 77 (44.51%) AWS
3 39 (22.54%) GCP
4 10 (5.78%) IBM Cloud
5 8 (4.62%) OpenShift
5 8 (4.62%) Serverless
6 6 (3.47%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.47%) GitHub
6 6 (3.47%) Office 365
6 6 (3.47%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.47%) SaaS
6 6 (3.47%) Slack
7 5 (2.89%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (2.31%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.73%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.36%) Firewall
2 9 (5.20%) Software-Defined Networking
3 7 (4.05%) Network Security
3 7 (4.05%) VPN
4 6 (3.47%) SAN
4 6 (3.47%) SNMP
5 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.89%) Wireless
6 4 (2.31%) FTP
6 4 (2.31%) Internet
6 4 (2.31%) LAN
6 4 (2.31%) OSPF
6 4 (2.31%) WAN
7 3 (1.73%) Bluetooth
8 2 (1.16%) BGP
8 2 (1.16%) DNS
8 2 (1.16%) HTTP
8 2 (1.16%) MPLS
8 2 (1.16%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.25%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.94%) MySQL
4 10 (5.78%) Big Data
5 8 (4.62%) Amazon Athena
6 7 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.47%) GIS
7 6 (3.47%) Power BI
8 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.89%) Neo4j
9 4 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.73%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (1.16%) Redis
12 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (39.31%) Git (software)
2 63 (36.42%) Jenkins
3 35 (20.23%) TeamCity
4 29 (16.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (15.61%) Bitbucket
6 21 (12.14%) JIRA
7 18 (10.40%) GitLab
8 13 (7.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (4.62%) Vagrant
10 6 (3.47%) Subversion
10 6 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (2.89%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.31%) GoCD
12 4 (2.31%) Selenium
12 4 (2.31%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.31%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.73%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.73%) PHPUnit
14 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (5.78%) Retail
2 7 (4.05%) Law
3 6 (3.47%) Electronics
3 6 (3.47%) Finance
4 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
6 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (30.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (20.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (13.29%) Platform Engineer
4 15 (8.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) VMware Engineer
5 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.94%) Developer
7 11 (6.36%) Site Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) VMS Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Build Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Release Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.51%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (6.36%) Web Services
3 7 (4.05%) React
4 6 (3.47%) LDAP
5 5 (2.89%) Laravel
5 5 (2.89%) Spark Streaming
5 5 (2.89%) TensorFlow
6 4 (2.31%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (2.31%) Kafka
6 4 (2.31%) Sensu
7 3 (1.73%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.73%) Ember.js
7 3 (1.73%) Vue.js
8 2 (1.16%) .NET
8 2 (1.16%) JAXB
8 2 (1.16%) JSON
8 2 (1.16%) Middleware
8 2 (1.16%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.16%) REST
8 2 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) User Experience
2 13 (7.51%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.94%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.47%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.47%) Derivative
6 5 (2.89%) Acoustics
6 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.89%) Blog
7 4 (2.31%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.73%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.58%) CCTV
10 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (41.62%) Linux
2 56 (32.37%) Windows
3 29 (16.76%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.94%) Unix
5 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.78%) VMS
7 7 (4.05%) CentOS
7 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (60.12%) DevOps
2 74 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (35.26%) Configuration Management
4 41 (23.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 39 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (20.81%) High Availability
7 31 (17.92%) Deployment Automation
8 30 (17.34%) Infrastructure as Code
8 30 (17.34%) Open Source
9 23 (13.29%) Scrum
10 22 (12.72%) E-Commerce
10 22 (12.72%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (10.40%) Mentoring
13 17 (9.83%) ITIL
13 17 (9.83%) Test Automation
14 16 (9.25%) Analytics
14 16 (9.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 15 (8.67%) Artificial Intelligence
15 15 (8.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 120 (69.36%) Python
2 55 (31.79%) PowerShell
3 39 (22.54%) Bash Shell
4 34 (19.65%) Go
5 32 (18.50%) SQL
6 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
7 20 (11.56%) Java
8 19 (10.98%) Ruby
9 10 (5.78%) C
10 9 (5.20%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.62%) Perl
12 7 (4.05%) PHP
13 5 (2.89%) Groovy
14 4 (2.31%) C++
15 3 (1.73%) C#
15 3 (1.73%) ES6
16 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.58%) R
16 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (5.78%) CCIE
2 10 (5.78%) CCNP
2 10 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.20%) Degree
4 8 (4.62%) CCNA
4 8 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.47%) MCSE
5 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.47%) RHCE
6 5 (2.89%) MCSA
6 5 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) CCDP
9 2 (1.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.58%) MCP
10 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) QA
2 6 (3.47%) GDPR
3 4 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (47.40%) Docker
2 41 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
4 15 (8.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.89%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.16%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 99 (57.23%) Terraform
2 82 (47.40%) Kubernetes
2 82 (47.40%) Puppet
3 63 (36.42%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (9.83%) Kibana
5 15 (8.67%) Grafana
6 14 (8.09%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (6.94%) Prometheus
8 6 (3.47%) Istio
8 6 (3.47%) Packer
9 4 (2.31%) Cobbler
9 4 (2.31%) logstash
9 4 (2.31%) Nagios
10 2 (1.16%) Consul
10 2 (1.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 63 (36.42%) VMware
2 30 (17.34%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.98%) Red Hat
4 13 (7.51%) Google
5 12 (6.94%) SaltStack
6 10 (5.78%) Cisco
7 8 (4.62%) Splunk
8 6 (3.47%) NetApp
9 5 (2.89%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.89%) Hortonworks
9 5 (2.89%) IBM
10 3 (1.73%) BT
10 3 (1.73%) F5
10 3 (1.73%) Nimsoft
10 3 (1.73%) Oracle
10 3 (1.73%) Siemens
11 2 (1.16%) CA
11 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.16%) Citrix
11 2 (1.16%) Fortinet