Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 188 316
Rank change year-on-year +70 +128 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 362 214 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.88% 1.63% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.51% 20.46% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 314 189 14
North West median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £81,250 £69,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £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 1,149 1,046 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.14% 7.94% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 942 873 607
North West median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £57,500
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +58 259 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Cheshire +37 68 £60,000 +60.00% 16
Merseyside +21 28 £51,250 +46.43% 4
Lancashire +9 4 £51,250 +62.70% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 320 (88.40%) DevOps
2 260 (71.82%) Linux
3 219 (60.50%) Amazon AWS
4 215 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (58.01%) Puppet
6 207 (57.18%) Opscode Chef
7 200 (55.25%) Jenkins
8 191 (52.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 182 (50.28%) Python
10 178 (49.17%) Continuous Integration
11 173 (47.79%) Windows
12 130 (35.91%) Configuration Management
13 128 (35.36%) Git (software)
14 127 (35.08%) Docker
15 104 (28.73%) Terraform
16 87 (24.03%) Bash Shell
17 84 (23.20%) Kubernetes
17 84 (23.20%) Software Engineering
18 83 (22.93%) SQL
19 81 (22.38%) TDD
20 80 (22.10%) Continuous Delivery
21 73 (20.17%) AWS CloudFormation
22 68 (18.78%) Active Directory
23 67 (18.51%) TeamCity
24 65 (17.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 65 (17.96%) VMware
25 64 (17.68%) Business Intelligence
26 63 (17.40%) Java
26 63 (17.40%) Ruby
27 58 (16.02%) Microsoft

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 39 (10.77%) Confluence
1 39 (10.77%) IIS
2 23 (6.35%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (3.87%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.31%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.21%) Apache
8 6 (1.66%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.38%) JBoss
9 5 (1.38%) Jetty
9 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.83%) nginx
12 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 219 (60.50%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (52.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (20.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 58 (16.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 55 (15.19%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (12.98%) Amazon S3
7 44 (12.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 35 (9.67%) Amazon SQS
8 35 (9.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (8.84%) SaaS
10 25 (6.91%) NuGet
11 15 (4.14%) IaaS
12 12 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (3.31%) Serverless
13 11 (3.04%) OpenShift
14 10 (2.76%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (2.76%) GitHub
14 10 (2.76%) Route 53
14 10 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (2.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.42%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.87%) DNS
3 11 (3.04%) Firewall
3 11 (3.04%) VPN
4 7 (1.93%) NAS
4 7 (1.93%) SAN
5 5 (1.38%) HTTP
6 4 (1.10%) DHCP
7 2 (0.55%) FTP
7 2 (0.55%) IPsec
7 2 (0.55%) LAN
8 1 (0.28%) AMQP
8 1 (0.28%) DDNS
8 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.28%) SSL
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.26%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (7.73%) Hadoop
3 26 (7.18%) MySQL
4 22 (6.08%) Big Data
4 22 (6.08%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.04%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.10%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.83%) Redis
10 2 (0.55%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.55%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.55%) Riak
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.28%) HBase
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 200 (55.25%) Jenkins
2 128 (35.36%) Git (software)
3 67 (18.51%) TeamCity
4 65 (17.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 57 (15.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 42 (11.60%) JIRA
7 25 (6.91%) Vagrant
8 17 (4.70%) Subversion
9 13 (3.59%) Hudson
9 13 (3.59%) Selenium
10 12 (3.31%) SonarQube
11 11 (3.04%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.21%) MSBuild
12 8 (2.21%) Robot Framework
12 8 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (1.93%) Gradle
14 5 (1.38%) Ant
14 5 (1.38%) Travis CI
14 5 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 43 (11.88%) Finance
2 30 (8.29%) Electronics
2 30 (8.29%) Manufacturing
3 27 (7.46%) Marketing
4 26 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.80%) Retail
6 10 (2.76%) Law
7 8 (2.21%) Games
8 6 (1.66%) Back Office
8 6 (1.66%) Banking
8 6 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 204 (56.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (16.02%) Lead DevOps
2 58 (16.02%) Senior DevOps
3 48 (13.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 42 (11.60%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 39 (10.77%) Team Leader
6 36 (9.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 33 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (8.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 26 (7.18%) Software Engineer
10 21 (5.80%) DevOps Manager
11 17 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (4.42%) Administrator
12 16 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (4.14%) DevOps Administrator
14 14 (3.87%) .NET Software Engineer
14 14 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
14 14 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.59%) AWS DevOps
15 13 (3.59%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.81%) .NET
2 33 (9.12%) Web Services
3 24 (6.63%) Node.js
4 16 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (4.14%) LAMP
5 15 (4.14%) React
6 14 (3.87%) WCF
7 13 (3.59%) Gherkin
7 13 (3.59%) Spring
8 12 (3.31%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.21%) REST
9 8 (2.21%) Spring Boot
10 7 (1.93%) Kafka
11 5 (1.38%) HTML
11 5 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (1.38%) Sensu
12 4 (1.10%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.10%) Java EE
12 4 (1.10%) Jest
12 4 (1.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.71%) Private Cloud
2 18 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.87%) N-Tier
5 13 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.76%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.49%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.21%) Cloud Native
8 8 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (2.21%) Fintech
9 6 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.10%) Life Science
10 4 (1.10%) Robotics
11 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.55%) Social Media
13 1 (0.28%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 260 (71.82%) Linux
2 173 (47.79%) Windows
3 23 (6.35%) CentOS
4 18 (4.97%) Debian
5 17 (4.70%) Unix
6 14 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.76%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.55%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (88.40%) DevOps
2 215 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (49.17%) Continuous Integration
4 130 (35.91%) Configuration Management
5 84 (23.20%) Software Engineering
6 81 (22.38%) TDD
7 80 (22.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 64 (17.68%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (15.75%) Scrum
10 41 (11.33%) Test Automation
11 37 (10.22%) Open Source
12 34 (9.39%) Network Virtualisation
13 29 (8.01%) Microservices
14 28 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (7.73%) Software Delivery
15 26 (7.18%) Digital Marketing
15 26 (7.18%) High Availability
15 26 (7.18%) Programme Management
16 25 (6.91%) BDD
16 25 (6.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 182 (50.28%) Python
2 87 (24.03%) Bash Shell
3 83 (22.93%) SQL
4 63 (17.40%) Java
4 63 (17.40%) Ruby
5 50 (13.81%) PowerShell
6 40 (11.05%) C#
7 34 (9.39%) JavaScript
8 27 (7.46%) Perl
9 26 (7.18%) Go
10 20 (5.52%) PHP
11 19 (5.25%) Shell Script
12 14 (3.87%) C++
13 6 (1.66%) Java 8
14 4 (1.10%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.10%) ES6
14 4 (1.10%) Groovy
14 4 (1.10%) Korn
15 2 (0.55%) Scala
16 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (4.42%) Degree
2 10 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (2.76%) Master's Degree
3 8 (2.21%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.10%) RHCE
4 4 (1.10%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) HND
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.36%) QA
2 33 (9.12%) GCP
3 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 127 (35.08%) Docker
2 68 (18.78%) Active Directory
3 52 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (13.54%) Xen
5 48 (13.26%) Hyper-V
6 43 (11.88%) VirtualBox
7 34 (9.39%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (5.25%) KVM
9 10 (2.76%) vSphere
10 6 (1.66%) XenServer
11 3 (0.83%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.83%) Varnish
12 2 (0.55%) Ceph
13 1 (0.28%) HDFS
13 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 210 (58.01%) Puppet
2 207 (57.18%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (28.73%) Terraform
4 84 (23.20%) Kubernetes
5 40 (11.05%) Salt
6 26 (7.18%) Packer
7 18 (4.97%) Nagios
8 12 (3.31%) Graphite
9 11 (3.04%) Consul
9 11 (3.04%) Kibana
10 10 (2.76%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (2.76%) Grafana
11 7 (1.93%) Opsview
11 7 (1.93%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.66%) logstash
12 6 (1.66%) Prometheus
12 6 (1.66%) SCCM
13 2 (0.55%) Marathon
13 2 (0.55%) rkt
13 2 (0.55%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 65 (17.96%) VMware
2 58 (16.02%) Microsoft
3 44 (12.15%) New Relic
4 40 (11.05%) Google
5 34 (9.39%) Trend Micro
6 29 (8.01%) Red Hat
7 26 (7.18%) SAP
8 17 (4.70%) Splunk
9 16 (4.42%) IBM
10 10 (2.76%) Oracle
10 10 (2.76%) SaltStack
11 6 (1.66%) Citrix
12 4 (1.10%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.10%) Blue Prism
12 4 (1.10%) Intapp
13 3 (0.83%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.83%) Capita
13 3 (0.83%) HP
14 2 (0.55%) Cisco
14 2 (0.55%) Hummingbird