Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 91 198
Rank change year-on-year -47 +107 +109
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 225 377 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.25% 3.25% 1.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.43% 34.18% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 170 363 163
North West median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +11.65% +11.96%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £35,150
90th Percentile £79,335 £85,000 £69,500
England median annual salary £68,828 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +10.12% - +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 1,050 1,103 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.51% 9.49% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 809 927 778
North West median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,878 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,730
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.36% +7.46%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 -40 168 £52,500 -8.70% 42
Cheshire +2 49 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Lancashire -10 5 £66,715 +8.92% 2
Merseyside +6 3 £60,000 +6.67% 4
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 156 (69.33%) DevOps
2 147 (65.33%) Linux
3 138 (61.33%) Python
4 137 (60.89%) AWS
5 135 (60.00%) Docker
6 111 (49.33%) Jenkins
7 102 (45.33%) Puppet
8 92 (40.89%) Terraform
9 86 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (36.89%) Azure
11 71 (31.56%) Kubernetes
12 70 (31.11%) Bash Shell
13 65 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (28.44%) Opscode Chef
15 62 (27.56%) Configuration Management
16 58 (25.78%) Git (software)
17 54 (24.00%) GCP
18 47 (20.89%) Windows
19 41 (18.22%) Software Engineering
20 38 (16.89%) PowerShell
20 38 (16.89%) GitHub
21 36 (16.00%) Amazon S3
21 36 (16.00%) JSON
22 35 (15.56%) RESTful
22 35 (15.56%) Unix
22 35 (15.56%) Java
23 34 (15.11%) XML
23 34 (15.11%) Linux Command Line
24 33 (14.67%) Amazon EC2
25 31 (13.78%) Test Automation

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 17 (7.56%) Confluence
2 11 (4.89%) IIS
2 11 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.44%) Drupal
3 10 (4.44%) WordPress
4 6 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.22%) nginx
6 4 (1.78%) Apache
7 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.89%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (4.44%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (60.89%) AWS
2 83 (36.89%) Azure
3 54 (24.00%) GCP
4 38 (16.89%) GitHub
5 36 (16.00%) Amazon S3
6 33 (14.67%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (12.89%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (12.89%) Serverless
8 26 (11.56%) Amazon SQS
9 23 (10.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 23 (10.22%) Datadog
9 23 (10.22%) Slack
10 22 (9.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (4.89%) Office 365
12 8 (3.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (3.56%) SaaS
13 7 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (2.67%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.67%) DNS
2 22 (9.78%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.00%) Firewall
4 14 (6.22%) VLAN
5 12 (5.33%) VPN
6 4 (1.78%) DHCP
6 4 (1.78%) HTTP
7 3 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (1.33%) Network Security
7 3 (1.33%) SNMP
7 3 (1.33%) WAN
8 2 (0.89%) Broadband
8 2 (0.89%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.89%) MPLS
9 1 (0.44%) BGP
9 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.44%) VPLS
9 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.78%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (12.44%) MySQL
3 23 (10.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 23 (10.22%) Big Data
4 9 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.56%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.78%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.78%) Redis
9 3 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.89%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 111 (49.33%) Jenkins
2 58 (25.78%) Git (software)
3 27 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (8.89%) TeamCity
5 17 (7.56%) GitLab
6 16 (7.11%) JIRA
7 15 (6.67%) Selenium
8 14 (6.22%) Bitbucket
8 14 (6.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (4.89%) Maven
10 10 (4.44%) Bitbucket Server
10 10 (4.44%) Gradle
10 10 (4.44%) JUnit
10 10 (4.44%) Mercurial
11 8 (3.56%) Ant
12 6 (2.67%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (2.67%) Travis CI
12 6 (2.67%) Vagrant
13 5 (2.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (4.89%) Public Sector
2 7 (3.11%) Finance
3 5 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Marketing
4 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (21.78%) Developer
3 31 (13.78%) Senior DevOps
3 31 (13.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 25 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (10.22%) Python Developer
6 21 (9.33%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.67%) PHP Developer
9 13 (5.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 13 (5.78%) Site Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 13 (5.78%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) Network Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.00%) JSON
2 35 (15.56%) RESTful
3 34 (15.11%) XML
4 20 (8.89%) Node.js
4 20 (8.89%) Web Services
5 16 (7.11%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (5.78%) jQuery
7 10 (4.44%) HTML
7 10 (4.44%) Sensu
7 10 (4.44%) Symfony
8 9 (4.00%) Java EE
8 9 (4.00%) Laravel
9 8 (3.56%) Vue.js
10 7 (3.11%) CSS
10 7 (3.11%) Gherkin
11 6 (2.67%) .NET
11 6 (2.67%) React
11 6 (2.67%) Spring
12 3 (1.33%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.11%) Linux Command Line
2 29 (12.89%) Public Cloud
3 24 (10.67%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.56%) Cloud Native
6 7 (3.11%) Wiki
7 6 (2.67%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.78%) NHS
9 4 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.33%) PKI
11 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.44%) Blog
12 1 (0.44%) CMDB
12 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 147 (65.33%) Linux
2 47 (20.89%) Windows
3 35 (15.56%) Unix
4 26 (11.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (10.22%) CentOS
6 22 (9.78%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.89%) Mac OS X
7 11 (4.89%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.89%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.22%) VMS
9 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.89%) Android
10 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (69.33%) DevOps
2 86 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (27.56%) Configuration Management
5 41 (18.22%) Software Engineering
6 31 (13.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (13.78%) Test Automation
7 28 (12.44%) Infrastructure as Code
8 26 (11.56%) Microservices
9 24 (10.67%) Mentoring
10 23 (10.22%) API Design
10 23 (10.22%) Multithreading
10 23 (10.22%) Task Automation
11 20 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
11 20 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (8.44%) BDD
13 18 (8.00%) Scrum
14 17 (7.56%) Front End Development
15 16 (7.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 15 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 138 (61.33%) Python
2 70 (31.11%) Bash Shell
3 38 (16.89%) PowerShell
4 35 (15.56%) Java
5 31 (13.78%) PHP
6 30 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 27 (12.00%) Ruby
8 23 (10.22%) Shell Script
9 14 (6.22%) C++
10 11 (4.89%) Go
10 11 (4.89%) SQL
11 9 (4.00%) C#
11 9 (4.00%) Perl
12 4 (1.78%) C
13 3 (1.33%) Groovy
13 3 (1.33%) Java 8
14 2 (0.89%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.89%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (8.00%) Degree
2 11 (4.89%) MCSA
2 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.89%) RHCA
3 5 (2.22%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.78%) CCNP
4 4 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (0.89%) CCNA
5 2 (0.89%) JNCIP
5 2 (0.89%) LPIC
5 2 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CCIE
6 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (60.00%) Docker
2 24 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.89%) pfSense
3 11 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.78%) vSphere
5 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.89%) Varnish
7 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 102 (45.33%) Puppet
2 92 (40.89%) Terraform
3 71 (31.56%) Kubernetes
4 64 (28.44%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (8.00%) Prometheus
6 13 (5.78%) Salt
7 12 (5.33%) Grafana
7 12 (5.33%) Graphite
8 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (4.00%) Kibana
9 9 (4.00%) Packer
10 5 (2.22%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (1.33%) Consul
12 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.33%) Nagios
13 2 (0.89%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.89%) logstash
13 2 (0.89%) Scalr
Vendors
1 26 (11.56%) Microsoft
1 26 (11.56%) Red Hat
2 19 (8.44%) VMware
3 18 (8.00%) Cisco
4 14 (6.22%) Meraki
5 11 (4.89%) Aruba
5 11 (4.89%) CommVault
5 11 (4.89%) Dell
5 11 (4.89%) HP
5 11 (4.89%) WatchGuard
6 10 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.44%) Zend
7 7 (3.11%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.11%) New Relic
8 6 (2.67%) Google
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle
9 5 (2.22%) Juniper
9 5 (2.22%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.78%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.78%) Dynatrace