Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 107 181
Rank change year-on-year -28 +74 +138
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 237 366 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.30% 2.95% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.64% 32.16% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 150 322 189
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.32% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £70,100
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 1,095 1,138 1,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.63% 9.16% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 797 925 873
North West median annual salary £49,000 £49,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.64% +2.35%
10th Percentile £29,375 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -28 166 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Cheshire +31 56 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Merseyside -14 10 - -
Lancashire -9 5 £51,750 +29.38% 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 184 (77.64%) DevOps
2 174 (73.42%) Amazon AWS
3 161 (67.93%) Linux
4 141 (59.49%) Python
5 134 (56.54%) Docker
6 124 (52.32%) Jenkins
7 114 (48.10%) Terraform
8 112 (47.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 97 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (40.08%) Puppet
11 91 (38.40%) Windows
12 87 (36.71%) Kubernetes
13 76 (32.07%) Bash Shell
14 72 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
15 68 (28.69%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (27.00%) Git (software)
17 61 (25.74%) Google Cloud Platform
18 60 (25.32%) Software Engineering
18 60 (25.32%) Configuration Management
19 57 (24.05%) Infrastructure as Code
20 54 (22.78%) Java
20 54 (22.78%) Amazon S3
21 50 (21.10%) Test Automation
22 48 (20.25%) Amazon RDS
22 48 (20.25%) Node.js
23 46 (19.41%) TeamCity
24 45 (18.99%) Amazon EC2
25 44 (18.57%) AWS CloudFormation
26 43 (18.14%) Serverless
26 43 (18.14%) AWS Lambda

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 31 (13.08%) Confluence
2 21 (8.86%) IIS
3 12 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.22%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.22%) SAS
4 10 (4.22%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.80%) Apache
6 7 (2.95%) nginx
7 4 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.69%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.27%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 174 (73.42%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (47.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (25.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 54 (22.78%) Amazon S3
5 45 (18.99%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (18.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (18.14%) AWS Lambda
7 43 (18.14%) Serverless
8 41 (17.30%) GitHub
9 27 (11.39%) Amazon SQS
9 27 (11.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 27 (11.39%) Datadog
9 27 (11.39%) Slack
10 26 (10.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (6.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (4.64%) Office 365
14 10 (4.22%) PaaS
15 9 (3.80%) IaaS
16 8 (3.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.28%) Firewall
2 16 (6.75%) DNS
2 16 (6.75%) VLAN
3 12 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.80%) Broadband
4 9 (3.80%) MPLS
5 6 (2.53%) DHCP
6 5 (2.11%) VPN
6 5 (2.11%) WAN
7 3 (1.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.42%) HTTP
8 1 (0.42%) LAN
8 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.42%) Network Security
8 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.25%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (15.19%) MySQL
3 34 (14.35%) Big Data
4 19 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (7.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (6.33%) MariaDB
7 13 (5.49%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.64%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.38%) Redis
10 5 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (2.11%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.69%) GIS
11 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.27%) RethinkDB
13 2 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.42%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 124 (52.32%) Jenkins
2 64 (27.00%) Git (software)
3 46 (19.41%) TeamCity
4 40 (16.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 39 (16.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (13.92%) JIRA
7 20 (8.44%) Gradle
8 18 (7.59%) Maven
9 16 (6.75%) Selenium
10 14 (5.91%) JUnit
10 14 (5.91%) Vagrant
11 13 (5.49%) Bitbucket
11 13 (5.49%) Gatling
11 13 (5.49%) Spock
12 12 (5.06%) GitLab
12 12 (5.06%) SonarQube
13 11 (4.64%) Bitbucket Server
14 9 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (3.38%) CircleCI
15 8 (3.38%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (7.17%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Marketing
3 5 (2.11%) Banking
3 5 (2.11%) Retail
4 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (39.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (13.92%) Developer
3 30 (12.66%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (11.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 26 (10.97%) Senior DevOps
5 26 (10.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 23 (9.70%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (8.44%) Software Engineer
8 19 (8.02%) Java Engineer
9 18 (7.59%) AWS DevOps
9 18 (7.59%) Python Developer
10 17 (7.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 16 (6.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 16 (6.75%) Platform Engineer
11 16 (6.75%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (5.91%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 14 (5.91%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.25%) Node.js
2 29 (12.24%) Elastic Stack
3 23 (9.70%) JSON
4 21 (8.86%) XML
5 17 (7.17%) RESTful
5 17 (7.17%) Spring
6 16 (6.75%) Web Services
7 15 (6.33%) Kafka
8 14 (5.91%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.49%) Gherkin
10 11 (4.64%) Laravel
10 11 (4.64%) REST
11 10 (4.22%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (3.38%) React Native
12 8 (3.38%) Sensu
13 5 (2.11%) .NET
13 5 (2.11%) Java EE
14 4 (1.69%) LAMP
14 4 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
14 4 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.50%) Linux Command Line
2 31 (13.08%) Public Cloud
3 18 (7.59%) Private Cloud
4 15 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.64%) Cloud Native
6 8 (3.38%) Infotainment
7 6 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.27%) PKI
10 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.84%) User Experience
12 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 161 (67.93%) Linux
2 91 (38.40%) Windows
3 27 (11.39%) Unix
4 21 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.44%) Windows Server
6 17 (7.17%) CentOS
7 11 (4.64%) Ubuntu
8 10 (4.22%) Amazon Linux
8 10 (4.22%) Fedora
8 10 (4.22%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.22%) Windows 10
9 8 (3.38%) Android
9 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (77.64%) DevOps
2 97 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (28.69%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (25.32%) Configuration Management
4 60 (25.32%) Software Engineering
5 57 (24.05%) Infrastructure as Code
6 50 (21.10%) Test Automation
7 31 (13.08%) BDD
8 29 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (11.39%) Microservices
9 27 (11.39%) Multithreading
10 20 (8.44%) Open Source
11 18 (7.59%) Deployment Automation
11 18 (7.59%) Infrastructure Automation
11 18 (7.59%) TDD
12 17 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 16 (6.75%) Data Science
13 16 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (6.75%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (59.49%) Python
2 76 (32.07%) Bash Shell
3 54 (22.78%) Java
4 41 (17.30%) Ruby
5 38 (16.03%) PowerShell
6 27 (11.39%) Shell Script
7 22 (9.28%) C#
8 18 (7.59%) Go
8 18 (7.59%) PHP
9 17 (7.17%) SQL
10 13 (5.49%) Java 8
11 10 (4.22%) Perl
12 6 (2.53%) C++
12 6 (2.53%) JavaScript
13 5 (2.11%) C
14 4 (1.69%) Scala
15 2 (0.84%) Groovy
15 2 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (8.44%) Degree
2 10 (4.22%) MCSA
2 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.22%) RHCA
3 9 (3.80%) CCNP
3 9 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.38%) JNCIP
5 5 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.69%) RHCE
6 4 (1.69%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.27%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.42%) CCIE
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.75%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) GDPR
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 134 (56.54%) Docker
2 39 (16.46%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.91%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.22%) pfSense
4 10 (4.22%) Squid
4 10 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.69%) Varnish
5 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (48.10%) Terraform
2 95 (40.08%) Puppet
3 87 (36.71%) Kubernetes
4 72 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (10.55%) Salt
6 16 (6.75%) Packer
7 12 (5.06%) Grafana
8 11 (4.64%) Prometheus
9 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (3.80%) Consul
10 9 (3.80%) Kibana
11 8 (3.38%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (3.38%) Graphite
12 7 (2.95%) ZABBIX
13 6 (2.53%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.69%) Graylog
14 4 (1.69%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.69%) logstash
14 4 (1.69%) Nagios
14 4 (1.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 35 (14.77%) Red Hat
2 31 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.28%) Atlassian
4 18 (7.59%) VMware
5 17 (7.17%) Cisco
6 16 (6.75%) Google
6 16 (6.75%) New Relic
7 11 (4.64%) HP
7 11 (4.64%) Oracle
7 11 (4.64%) Trend Micro
8 10 (4.22%) Aruba
8 10 (4.22%) CommVault
8 10 (4.22%) Dell
8 10 (4.22%) Meraki
8 10 (4.22%) WatchGuard
9 7 (2.95%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.11%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.69%) Splunk
12 3 (1.27%) Juniper
13 2 (0.84%) Tufin