Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 111 200
Rank change year-on-year -24 +89 +73
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 192 303 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 2.87% 1.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.05% 31.43% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 145 297 163
North West median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £42,348 £38,750
90th Percentile £73,464 £85,000 £76,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -

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 912 964 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.33% 9.13% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 708 792 806
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,660 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -17 146 £52,500 -12.50% 41
Cheshire +20 34 £55,000 - 15
Lancashire -9 8 £66,715 +11.19% 2
Merseyside +10 3 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 140 (72.92%) DevOps
2 123 (64.06%) Docker
3 116 (60.42%) Linux
4 108 (56.25%) Python
5 101 (52.60%) AWS
6 96 (50.00%) Puppet
6 96 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 93 (48.44%) Terraform
8 68 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (31.77%) Azure
10 60 (31.25%) Kubernetes
11 59 (30.73%) Configuration Management
12 57 (29.69%) Bash Shell
13 56 (29.17%) Git (software)
14 47 (24.48%) Opscode Chef
15 44 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (18.75%) JavaScript
17 32 (16.67%) Windows
18 31 (16.15%) Unix
18 31 (16.15%) GCP
19 30 (15.63%) PowerShell
20 28 (14.58%) PHP
21 27 (14.06%) GitHub
21 27 (14.06%) Linux Command Line
22 26 (13.54%) Continuous Delivery
22 26 (13.54%) RESTful
22 26 (13.54%) Test Automation
23 24 (12.50%) Amazon S3
24 23 (11.98%) Amazon EC2
24 23 (11.98%) Bitbucket

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 11 (5.73%) Confluence
2 10 (5.21%) Drupal
2 10 (5.21%) WordPress
3 4 (2.08%) IIS
4 3 (1.56%) Apache
5 2 (1.04%) nginx
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 10 (5.21%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (52.60%) AWS
2 61 (31.77%) Azure
3 31 (16.15%) GCP
4 27 (14.06%) GitHub
5 24 (12.50%) Amazon S3
6 23 (11.98%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (10.42%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (10.42%) Serverless
8 17 (8.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 16 (8.33%) Datadog
9 16 (8.33%) Slack
10 5 (2.60%) IaaS
10 5 (2.60%) SaaS
11 4 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (2.08%) PaaS
12 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) VPN
2 13 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.73%) DNS
4 8 (4.17%) Firewall
5 4 (2.08%) SNMP
6 3 (1.56%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.04%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.04%) Network Security
8 1 (0.52%) BGP
8 1 (0.52%) Broadband
8 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.52%) MPLS
8 1 (0.52%) SAN
8 1 (0.52%) VLAN
8 1 (0.52%) VPLS
8 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.46%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (10.94%) MySQL
3 20 (10.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 16 (8.33%) Big Data
5 11 (5.73%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) Redis
8 1 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 96 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 56 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.98%) Bitbucket
4 20 (10.42%) GitLab
4 20 (10.42%) TeamCity
5 17 (8.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (7.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (6.77%) Selenium
8 11 (5.73%) JIRA
9 10 (5.21%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.65%) JUnit
10 7 (3.65%) Maven
10 7 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (3.13%) Artifactory
11 6 (3.13%) Bitbucket Server
11 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.13%) PHPUnit
12 5 (2.60%) GoCD
13 4 (2.08%) Protractor
13 4 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (5.73%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (43.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (20.83%) Developer
3 21 (10.94%) Senior DevOps
3 21 (10.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.85%) Site Engineer
4 17 (8.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 16 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 16 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 12 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 10 (5.21%) Drupal Developer
7 10 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (5.21%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Build and Release Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) Release Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.54%) RESTful
2 22 (11.46%) Web Services
3 21 (10.94%) JSON
4 20 (10.42%) XML
5 13 (6.77%) jQuery
6 11 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (5.73%) HTML
6 11 (5.73%) Laravel
7 10 (5.21%) Symfony
8 8 (4.17%) CSS
8 8 (4.17%) Vue.js
9 7 (3.65%) Java EE
9 7 (3.65%) React
10 6 (3.13%) Node.js
11 5 (2.60%) .NET
12 4 (2.08%) JAXB
12 4 (2.08%) Sensu
13 3 (1.56%) Gherkin
13 3 (1.56%) Sass
13 3 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.06%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.13%) Wiki
5 5 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Acoustics
7 1 (0.52%) Blog
7 1 (0.52%) CMDB
7 1 (0.52%) Derivative
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 116 (60.42%) Linux
2 32 (16.67%) Windows
3 31 (16.15%) Unix
4 22 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.21%) CentOS
5 10 (5.21%) VMS
6 7 (3.65%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.56%) Debian
10 2 (1.04%) Android
10 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (72.92%) DevOps
2 68 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (30.73%) Configuration Management
4 44 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (13.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 26 (13.54%) Test Automation
6 23 (11.98%) Microservices
7 22 (11.46%) Infrastructure as Code
8 21 (10.94%) Mentoring
9 20 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 19 (9.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 18 (9.38%) Front End Development
12 16 (8.33%) API Design
12 16 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 16 (8.33%) Task Automation
13 15 (7.81%) Scrum
14 14 (7.29%) OO
14 14 (7.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (56.25%) Python
2 57 (29.69%) Bash Shell
3 36 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.63%) PowerShell
5 28 (14.58%) PHP
6 21 (10.94%) Java
7 18 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 17 (8.85%) Go
9 15 (7.81%) Ruby
10 13 (6.77%) SQL
11 11 (5.73%) C++
12 7 (3.65%) Perl
13 4 (2.08%) Groovy
14 3 (1.56%) C#
15 2 (1.04%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.04%) R
15 2 (1.04%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.52%) C
16 1 (0.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (2.08%) AWS Certification
2 3 (1.56%) CCNP
2 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.04%) CCNA
3 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.04%) Degree
3 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.04%) LPIC
3 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.52%) CCIE
4 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
4 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (64.06%) Docker
2 20 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 96 (50.00%) Puppet
2 93 (48.44%) Terraform
3 60 (31.25%) Kubernetes
4 47 (24.48%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.69%) Prometheus
6 8 (4.17%) Grafana
7 6 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (3.13%) Kibana
8 5 (2.60%) Graphite
8 5 (2.60%) Nagios
9 4 (2.08%) Packer
10 3 (1.56%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (1.04%) Consul
11 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.04%) Scalr
12 1 (0.52%) Nessus
12 1 (0.52%) Opsview
12 1 (0.52%) Salt
12 1 (0.52%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (10.94%) VMware
2 18 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.81%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.21%) Oracle
4 10 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.21%) Zend
5 6 (3.13%) Dynatrace
5 6 (3.13%) Google
5 6 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.60%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.08%) CA
7 4 (2.08%) Cisco
8 3 (1.56%) Juniper
8 3 (1.56%) Splunk
9 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.04%) F5
9 2 (1.04%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.04%) Tufin
10 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.52%) NetApp