Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 198 269
Rank change year-on-year +86 +71 +89
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 303 183 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.87% 1.46% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.43% 17.58% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 297 163 85
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £42,348 £38,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 964 1,041 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.14% 8.29% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 792 806 706
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £60,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +57 245 £60,000 +9.09% 44
Cheshire +44 35 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Lancashire - 17 £60,000 - 3
Merseyside +1 3 £40,000 -35.22% 4
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 265 (87.46%) DevOps
2 224 (73.93%) Linux
3 202 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 191 (63.04%) Python
5 181 (59.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 163 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
7 159 (52.48%) Docker
8 153 (50.50%) Jenkins
9 140 (46.20%) Puppet
10 135 (44.55%) Opscode Chef
11 122 (40.26%) TeamCity
12 118 (38.94%) Windows
13 114 (37.62%) Configuration Management
14 109 (35.97%) Kubernetes
15 96 (31.68%) Octopus Deploy
16 95 (31.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 90 (29.70%) Terraform
18 89 (29.37%) Git (software)
19 86 (28.38%) AWS CloudFormation
20 72 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
20 72 (23.76%) Finance
21 66 (21.78%) Bash Shell
22 64 (21.12%) Google Cloud Platform
23 63 (20.79%) Node.js
23 63 (20.79%) Java
24 60 (19.80%) Ruby
25 57 (18.81%) Salt
26 56 (18.48%) JIRA
26 56 (18.48%) Confluence
27 55 (18.15%) Business Intelligence

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 56 (18.48%) Confluence
2 43 (14.19%) IIS
3 11 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.30%) Apache
4 10 (3.30%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.99%) JBoss
6 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.66%) Jetty
7 2 (0.66%) nginx
7 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 202 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (59.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (28.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 64 (21.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (13.53%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (13.53%) Amazon S3
5 41 (13.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 40 (13.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 40 (13.20%) Amazon SQS
7 27 (8.91%) IaaS
8 25 (8.25%) PaaS
9 22 (7.26%) SaaS
10 20 (6.60%) OpenShift
11 16 (5.28%) IBM Cloud
12 11 (3.63%) GitHub
13 9 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.98%) npm
15 2 (0.66%) AWS Fargate
15 2 (0.66%) Office 365
16 1 (0.33%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.92%) Firewall
2 16 (5.28%) VPN
3 7 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.32%) LAN
4 4 (1.32%) WAN
5 3 (0.99%) SAN
5 3 (0.99%) VLAN
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.66%) DHCP
6 2 (0.66%) DNS
6 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.66%) SSH
6 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.33%) BGP
7 1 (0.33%) NAS
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) OSPF
7 1 (0.33%) PPP
7 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.20%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (9.24%) MySQL
3 16 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.95%) Big Data
5 14 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.30%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.30%) Redis
7 9 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.32%) GIS
10 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.33%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 153 (50.50%) Jenkins
2 122 (40.26%) TeamCity
3 96 (31.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 95 (31.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 89 (29.37%) Git (software)
6 56 (18.48%) JIRA
7 23 (7.59%) Maven
8 18 (5.94%) Vagrant
9 16 (5.28%) Travis CI
10 15 (4.95%) Hudson
11 14 (4.62%) Gradle
11 14 (4.62%) JUnit
12 13 (4.29%) Subversion
13 12 (3.96%) Gatling
13 12 (3.96%) Spock
14 11 (3.63%) CircleCI
14 11 (3.63%) Codeship
15 9 (2.97%) Selenium
16 8 (2.64%) SonarQube
16 8 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (23.76%) Finance
2 18 (5.94%) Retail
3 10 (3.30%) Marketing
4 9 (2.97%) Banking
5 8 (2.64%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.64%) Law
5 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.31%) Electronics
6 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 154 (50.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (13.20%) DevOps Manager
3 36 (11.88%) Senior DevOps
3 36 (11.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 31 (10.23%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (8.25%) AWS DevOps
6 21 (6.93%) Platform Engineer
7 20 (6.60%) Java Engineer
7 20 (6.60%) Software Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 18 (5.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 17 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (4.95%) Architect
12 14 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (3.96%) Developer
13 12 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.79%) Node.js
2 38 (12.54%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (5.94%) Spring
4 17 (5.61%) Sensu
5 16 (5.28%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.30%) REST
7 9 (2.97%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.98%) Gherkin
8 6 (1.98%) Java EE
8 6 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.98%) Web Services
9 5 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.65%) React Native
10 4 (1.32%) LAMP
11 3 (0.99%) .NET
11 3 (0.99%) CSS
11 3 (0.99%) CSS3
11 3 (0.99%) HTML
11 3 (0.99%) HTML5
11 3 (0.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.19%) Private Cloud
2 41 (13.53%) Public Cloud
3 40 (13.20%) Fintech
4 18 (5.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.64%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.64%) NHS
8 5 (1.65%) Infotainment
8 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.99%) Clustering
9 3 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.99%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.66%) Replication
11 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 224 (73.93%) Linux
2 118 (38.94%) Windows
3 24 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (7.26%) Unix
5 16 (5.28%) CentOS
6 8 (2.64%) Debian
7 5 (1.65%) Android
7 5 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.99%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) Solaris
9 2 (0.66%) SUSE
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Fedora
10 1 (0.33%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (87.46%) DevOps
2 163 (53.80%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (37.62%) Configuration Management
4 72 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (18.15%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (16.50%) Software Engineering
7 48 (15.84%) Wealth Management
8 44 (14.52%) Network Virtualisation
9 42 (13.86%) Mentoring
9 42 (13.86%) Microservices
10 40 (13.20%) Asset Management
10 40 (13.20%) Open Source
11 38 (12.54%) Test Automation
12 34 (11.22%) Load Balancing
13 27 (8.91%) Scrum
14 25 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (7.92%) IT Strategy
16 23 (7.59%) TDD
17 21 (6.93%) Analytics
17 21 (6.93%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 191 (63.04%) Python
2 66 (21.78%) Bash Shell
3 63 (20.79%) Java
4 60 (19.80%) Ruby
5 52 (17.16%) SQL
6 50 (16.50%) Go
7 43 (14.19%) Perl
8 42 (13.86%) C#
9 18 (5.94%) Java 8
10 17 (5.61%) PHP
11 13 (4.29%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.97%) JavaScript
13 8 (2.64%) C++
14 6 (1.98%) ES6
14 6 (1.98%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.65%) Scala
16 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.33%) Groovy
17 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (2.97%) RHCE
1 9 (2.97%) RHCSA
2 6 (1.98%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.99%) Degree
4 2 (0.66%) MCITP
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) GDPR
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 159 (52.48%) Docker
2 48 (15.84%) Active Directory
3 42 (13.86%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.99%) KVM
6 3 (0.99%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.33%) Ceph
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) iptables
7 1 (0.33%) pfSense
7 1 (0.33%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.33%) Varnish
7 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 140 (46.20%) Puppet
2 135 (44.55%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (35.97%) Kubernetes
4 90 (29.70%) Terraform
5 57 (18.81%) Salt
6 36 (11.88%) Graphite
7 31 (10.23%) Docker Swarm
8 26 (8.58%) Grafana
9 25 (8.25%) Packer
10 21 (6.93%) Consul
10 21 (6.93%) Prometheus
11 16 (5.28%) Nagios
11 16 (5.28%) ZABBIX
12 15 (4.95%) Opsview
13 13 (4.29%) Mesos
14 12 (3.96%) CFEngine
14 12 (3.96%) Kibana
15 3 (0.99%) logstash
16 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.66%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (13.20%) New Relic
1 40 (13.20%) Trend Micro
2 27 (8.91%) Red Hat
3 23 (7.59%) Google
4 16 (5.28%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.62%) VMware
6 13 (4.29%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.31%) SAP
8 6 (1.98%) Oracle
9 4 (1.32%) Intapp
9 4 (1.32%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco
11 2 (0.66%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.66%) jetNEXUS
11 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.33%) Citrix
12 1 (0.33%) Facebook
12 1 (0.33%) Remedy
12 1 (0.33%) Splunk
12 1 (0.33%) Veritas