Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 317 360
Rank change year-on-year +139 +43 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 215 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 0.27% 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.59% 3.90% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 194 27 6
North West median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £59,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 996 821 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.65% 6.87% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 806 650 593
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +102 162 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cheshire -3 27 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Merseyside +24 22 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Lancashire - 1 £28,000 - 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 187 (86.98%) Puppet
2 180 (83.72%) Opscode Chef
3 176 (81.86%) DevOps
4 142 (66.05%) Linux
5 140 (65.12%) Python
6 112 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (52.09%) Amazon AWS
7 106 (49.30%) Windows
8 85 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 74 (34.42%) Bash Shell
10 73 (33.95%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (33.95%) Unix
11 68 (31.63%) Java
12 67 (31.16%) VMware
13 65 (30.23%) SQL
13 65 (30.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 62 (28.84%) Jenkins
15 60 (27.91%) Docker
16 59 (27.44%) Finance
17 58 (26.98%) Open Source
18 56 (26.05%) .NET
19 55 (25.58%) Machine Learning
20 54 (25.12%) Git (software)
21 53 (24.65%) Big Data
22 52 (24.19%) Ruby
23 51 (23.72%) Hadoop
24 50 (23.26%) QA
24 50 (23.26%) SQL Server
25 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
25 48 (22.33%) Google

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 (11.63%) Apache Spark
2 21 (9.77%) Apache
2 21 (9.77%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.65%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.79%) nginx
6 3 (1.40%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.40%) IIS
6 3 (1.40%) JBoss
7 2 (0.93%) Jetty
7 2 (0.93%) Tornado
7 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 112 (52.09%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (39.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (20.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.26%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.86%) GitHub
7 4 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.40%) PaaS
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.93%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.65%) AMQP
2 6 (2.79%) Internet
2 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.93%) IPsec
3 2 (0.93%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.93%) PBX
3 2 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) MPLS
4 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.47%) OSPF
4 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.65%) Big Data
2 51 (23.72%) Hadoop
3 50 (23.26%) SQL Server
4 36 (16.74%) Relational Database
5 24 (11.16%) MongoDB
6 23 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (10.23%) MySQL
8 18 (8.37%) NoSQL
9 16 (7.44%) Redis
10 10 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.86%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.86%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.86%) Riak
13 3 (1.40%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.93%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.93%) OLTP
14 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (28.84%) Jenkins
2 54 (25.12%) Git (software)
3 38 (17.67%) NuGet
4 17 (7.91%) TeamCity
5 16 (7.44%) Vagrant
6 15 (6.98%) GitLab
7 12 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.72%) JIRA
8 8 (3.72%) PyCharm
8 8 (3.72%) Selenium
9 5 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.33%) Maven
9 5 (2.33%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.86%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.40%) GoCD
11 3 (1.40%) Hudson
11 3 (1.40%) JMeter
11 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (27.44%) Finance
2 47 (21.86%) Marketing
3 44 (20.47%) Electronics
3 44 (20.47%) Manufacturing
3 44 (20.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Publishing
4 2 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (52.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (19.53%) Linux Engineer
3 38 (17.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 36 (16.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 30 (13.95%) Architect
6 28 (13.02%) Cloud Architect
7 26 (12.09%) AWS Engineer
7 26 (12.09%) DevOps Architect
8 25 (11.63%) AWS DevOps
9 23 (10.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 23 (10.70%) Lead DevOps
10 22 (10.23%) Cloud Engineer
11 20 (9.30%) Wintel Engineer
12 17 (7.91%) Software Engineer
13 15 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
13 15 (6.98%) Build and Release Engineer
13 15 (6.98%) Build Engineer
13 15 (6.98%) Release Engineer
14 14 (6.51%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 14 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (26.05%) .NET
2 36 (16.74%) RabbitMQ
3 24 (11.16%) MSMQ
3 24 (11.16%) Web Services
4 16 (7.44%) LAMP
5 14 (6.51%) Node.js
6 10 (4.65%) Kafka
7 7 (3.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.33%) HTML
8 5 (2.33%) Spring
9 4 (1.86%) JMS
10 3 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.40%) CSS
10 3 (1.40%) HTML5
10 3 (1.40%) Laravel
10 3 (1.40%) REST
10 3 (1.40%) Spring Boot
11 2 (0.93%) Lambda Expressions
11 2 (0.93%) PHP-FPM
11 2 (0.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.93%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.33%) Clustering
5 3 (1.40%) iPad
5 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Contactless
7 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (66.05%) Linux
2 106 (49.30%) Windows
3 73 (33.95%) Unix
4 31 (14.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (13.02%) CentOS
6 10 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.72%) Windows Server
9 7 (3.26%) Debian
9 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.79%) SUSE
11 1 (0.47%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Fedora
11 1 (0.47%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (81.86%) DevOps
2 112 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (33.95%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (30.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 58 (26.98%) Open Source
6 55 (25.58%) Machine Learning
7 46 (21.40%) Configuration Management
8 45 (20.93%) Digital Marketing
9 44 (20.47%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (20.47%) Programme Management
9 44 (20.47%) TDD
10 38 (17.67%) Software Engineering
11 23 (10.70%) Test Automation
12 20 (9.30%) Analytics
13 17 (7.91%) ITIL
14 14 (6.51%) Refactoring
14 14 (6.51%) Unit Testing
15 10 (4.65%) Microservices
16 9 (4.19%) Mentoring
17 8 (3.72%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 140 (65.12%) Python
2 74 (34.42%) Bash Shell
3 68 (31.63%) Java
4 65 (30.23%) SQL
5 52 (24.19%) Ruby
6 48 (22.33%) PowerShell
7 47 (21.86%) Shell Script
8 39 (18.14%) Go
9 38 (17.67%) C++
10 16 (7.44%) PHP
11 15 (6.98%) JavaScript
12 11 (5.12%) Perl
13 7 (3.26%) Scala
14 6 (2.79%) C#
15 2 (0.93%) Clojure
15 2 (0.93%) Erlang
15 2 (0.93%) F#
15 2 (0.93%) Haskell
15 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (12.09%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (23.26%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
System Software
1 60 (27.91%) Docker
2 38 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.70%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (10.23%) Xen
5 21 (9.77%) Hyper-V
5 21 (9.77%) VirtualBox
6 5 (2.33%) PowerHA
6 5 (2.33%) vSphere
7 3 (1.40%) KVM
7 3 (1.40%) vCloud
8 1 (0.47%) etcd
8 1 (0.47%) flannel
8 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 187 (86.98%) Puppet
2 180 (83.72%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (12.09%) Terraform
4 24 (11.16%) Mesos
5 20 (9.30%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.05%) Salt
7 8 (3.72%) Packer
8 5 (2.33%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.86%) Nagios
10 3 (1.40%) Cacti
10 3 (1.40%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.93%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.93%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.47%) Consul
12 1 (0.47%) Kibana
12 1 (0.47%) logstash
12 1 (0.47%) Marathon
12 1 (0.47%) rkt
12 1 (0.47%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 67 (31.16%) VMware
2 48 (22.33%) Google
2 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
3 44 (20.47%) SAP
4 31 (14.42%) Red Hat
5 19 (8.84%) SaltStack
6 12 (5.58%) Atlassian
6 12 (5.58%) Oracle
7 9 (4.19%) Rackspace
8 5 (2.33%) Veritas
9 4 (1.86%) Cisco
10 3 (1.40%) IBM
11 2 (0.93%) NetApp
11 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.47%) CA
12 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.47%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.47%) Qualys
12 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds