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

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 210 304
Rank change year-on-year +117 +94 +62
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 371 175 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.17% 1.33% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.88% 17.57% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 358 152 54
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +14.13% +2.22%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,800 £31,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £69,500 £73,375
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £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 1,095 996 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.36% 7.59% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 920 770 675
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 November 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 November 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 +106 295 £57,500 +9.52% 35
Cheshire +60 64 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Lancashire +14 8 £61,250 +118.75% 2
Merseyside +2 4 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 327 (88.14%) DevOps
2 259 (69.81%) Linux
3 249 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
4 225 (60.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 222 (59.84%) Python
6 207 (55.80%) Jenkins
7 200 (53.91%) Opscode Chef
8 198 (53.37%) Puppet
9 197 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
10 179 (48.25%) Docker
11 152 (40.97%) Windows
12 147 (39.62%) Configuration Management
13 123 (33.15%) Continuous Integration
13 123 (33.15%) Kubernetes
14 119 (32.08%) TeamCity
15 112 (30.19%) Git (software)
16 111 (29.92%) Terraform
17 104 (28.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 98 (26.42%) Octopus Deploy
19 90 (24.26%) AWS CloudFormation
20 82 (22.10%) Ruby
21 74 (19.95%) Software Engineering
22 69 (18.60%) Bash Shell
22 69 (18.60%) Finance
22 69 (18.60%) SQL
22 69 (18.60%) Salt
23 68 (18.33%) Google Cloud Platform
24 67 (18.06%) Java
25 64 (17.25%) Go
26 62 (16.71%) Active Directory

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 50 (13.48%) Confluence
2 40 (10.78%) IIS
3 14 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.43%) Apache
6 4 (1.08%) CloudStack
6 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.08%) JBoss
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.81%) Jetty
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 249 (67.12%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (60.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (24.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 68 (18.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 44 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (11.05%) Amazon S3
6 41 (11.05%) Amazon SQS
6 41 (11.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 40 (10.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (7.01%) OpenShift
9 25 (6.74%) IaaS
9 25 (6.74%) SaaS
10 19 (5.12%) PaaS
11 18 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (4.58%) IBM Cloud
13 13 (3.50%) GitHub
14 5 (1.35%) Serverless
15 4 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
17 2 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.20%) Firewall
2 22 (5.93%) VPN
3 9 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.89%) DNS
5 3 (0.81%) SAN
5 3 (0.81%) SSH
6 2 (0.54%) LAN
6 2 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.27%) AMQP
7 1 (0.27%) DDNS
7 1 (0.27%) DHCP
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) PPP
7 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.32%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (4.58%) Big Data
2 17 (4.58%) MySQL
2 17 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.08%) GIS
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.54%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.54%) Redis
8 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.27%) Riak
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 207 (55.80%) Jenkins
2 119 (32.08%) TeamCity
3 112 (30.19%) Git (software)
4 104 (28.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 98 (26.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 52 (14.02%) JIRA
7 25 (6.74%) Hudson
8 24 (6.47%) Vagrant
9 19 (5.12%) Subversion
9 19 (5.12%) Travis CI
10 15 (4.04%) Selenium
11 14 (3.77%) Maven
12 13 (3.50%) SonarQube
13 11 (2.96%) Gradle
13 11 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (2.16%) Robot Framework
15 7 (1.89%) JUnit
16 6 (1.62%) Gatling
16 6 (1.62%) MSBuild
16 6 (1.62%) Spock
General
1 69 (18.60%) Finance
2 18 (4.85%) Retail
3 14 (3.77%) Law
4 12 (3.23%) Marketing
5 11 (2.96%) Electronics
6 10 (2.70%) Banking
7 9 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.35%) Games
9 4 (1.08%) Back Office
10 3 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 188 (50.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (12.40%) Senior DevOps
2 46 (12.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 37 (9.97%) DevOps Manager
4 33 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 27 (7.28%) Platform Engineer
6 26 (7.01%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
8 18 (4.85%) Architect
8 18 (4.85%) AWS DevOps
9 17 (4.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 16 (4.31%) Java Engineer
11 14 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (3.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 12 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
13 12 (3.23%) Python Engineer
14 11 (2.96%) Software Test Engineer
14 11 (2.96%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.75%) Node.js
2 34 (9.16%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (7.28%) .NET
4 19 (5.12%) Sensu
5 14 (3.77%) Spring
6 13 (3.50%) Hibernate
7 11 (2.96%) REST
7 11 (2.96%) WCF
8 8 (2.16%) Gherkin
8 8 (2.16%) Java EE
8 8 (2.16%) Web Services
9 7 (1.89%) HTML
10 5 (1.35%) CSS
10 5 (1.35%) HTML5
10 5 (1.35%) Kafka
11 4 (1.08%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.08%) CSS3
11 4 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (1.08%) React
12 3 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.02%) Private Cloud
2 34 (9.16%) Fintech
3 27 (7.28%) Public Cloud
4 21 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.70%) Cloud Native
8 9 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.35%) NHS
11 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.08%) Robotics
12 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.27%) Clustering
14 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.27%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 259 (69.81%) Linux
2 152 (40.97%) Windows
3 19 (5.12%) CentOS
3 19 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (4.04%) Unix
5 8 (2.16%) Debian
6 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.62%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (88.14%) DevOps
2 197 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (39.62%) Configuration Management
4 123 (33.15%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (19.95%) Software Engineering
6 61 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (15.36%) Open Source
8 49 (13.21%) Microservices
9 48 (12.94%) Scrum
10 44 (11.86%) Test Automation
11 43 (11.59%) Network Virtualisation
11 43 (11.59%) Wealth Management
12 42 (11.32%) TDD
13 41 (11.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 40 (10.78%) Mentoring
15 34 (9.16%) Asset Management
16 30 (8.09%) Load Balancing
17 27 (7.28%) BDD
17 27 (7.28%) High Availability
17 27 (7.28%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 222 (59.84%) Python
2 82 (22.10%) Ruby
3 69 (18.60%) Bash Shell
3 69 (18.60%) SQL
4 67 (18.06%) Java
5 64 (17.25%) Go
6 50 (13.48%) C#
7 38 (10.24%) Perl
7 38 (10.24%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.04%) Java 8
8 15 (4.04%) PHP
9 11 (2.96%) C++
9 11 (2.96%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.08%) Bourne shell
11 4 (1.08%) Korn
12 3 (0.81%) Scala
13 2 (0.54%) Groovy
14 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (2.70%) RHCE
1 10 (2.70%) RHCSA
2 7 (1.89%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.81%) Degree
4 2 (0.54%) MCITP
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) GDPR
2 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (48.25%) Docker
2 62 (16.71%) Active Directory
3 41 (11.05%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.70%) Xen
6 8 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.89%) KVM
7 7 (1.89%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.08%) vSphere
8 4 (1.08%) XenServer
9 3 (0.81%) Ceph
10 1 (0.27%) pfSense
10 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 200 (53.91%) Opscode Chef
2 198 (53.37%) Puppet
3 123 (33.15%) Kubernetes
4 111 (29.92%) Terraform
5 69 (18.60%) Salt
6 42 (11.32%) Graphite
7 37 (9.97%) Docker Swarm
8 33 (8.89%) Grafana
9 29 (7.82%) Packer
10 25 (6.74%) Prometheus
11 23 (6.20%) Consul
12 20 (5.39%) Nagios
13 19 (5.12%) Opsview
13 19 (5.12%) ZABBIX
14 15 (4.04%) Mesos
15 13 (3.50%) Kibana
16 4 (1.08%) SCCM
17 3 (0.81%) CFEngine
18 2 (0.54%) Rancher
19 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 40 (10.78%) New Relic
1 40 (10.78%) Trend Micro
2 32 (8.63%) Red Hat
3 28 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.74%) Google
5 22 (5.93%) VMware
6 10 (2.70%) Oracle
7 9 (2.43%) Intapp
7 9 (2.43%) SAP
8 4 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.08%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.08%) IBM
8 4 (1.08%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco
9 3 (0.81%) Facebook
10 2 (0.54%) Citrix
10 2 (0.54%) Splunk
11 1 (0.27%) HP
11 1 (0.27%) NetApp
11 1 (0.27%) Veritas