Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 265 355
Rank change year-on-year +71 +90 +15
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 183 97 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 0.79% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.87% 11.00% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 163 85 7
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £75,000 £54,700
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 1,024 882 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.15% 7.19% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 793 701 679
North West median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +55 146 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Cheshire -20 24 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Merseyside +33 12 £61,750 -14.83% 7
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 153 (83.61%) DevOps
2 145 (79.23%) Puppet
3 135 (73.77%) Linux
4 131 (71.58%) Opscode Chef
5 117 (63.93%) Python
6 113 (61.75%) Amazon AWS
7 94 (51.37%) Docker
8 88 (48.09%) Jenkins
9 76 (41.53%) Ruby
10 70 (38.25%) Bash Shell
11 69 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (35.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 62 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (32.79%) Windows
14 60 (32.79%) Terraform
15 55 (30.05%) Configuration Management
16 50 (27.32%) Kubernetes
17 46 (25.14%) Java
18 45 (24.59%) Continuous Delivery
19 42 (22.95%) Unix
20 40 (21.86%) Software Engineering
21 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
22 36 (19.67%) Microsoft
23 32 (17.49%) Web Services
24 31 (16.94%) SQL
24 31 (16.94%) Finance
25 29 (15.85%) SaltStack
25 29 (15.85%) VMware
26 28 (15.30%) Open Source
26 28 (15.30%) Google Cloud Platform

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 15 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (7.65%) Apache
3 12 (6.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.37%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.19%) IIS
5 4 (2.19%) nginx
6 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 113 (61.75%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (35.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (15.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (14.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (13.11%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (6.01%) Amazon S3
7 7 (3.83%) SaaS
8 6 (3.28%) PaaS
9 5 (2.73%) IaaS
10 4 (2.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.19%) Serverless
11 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.64%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.64%) Route 53
11 3 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.83%) AMQP
2 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.73%) Broadband
3 5 (2.73%) Firewall
3 5 (2.73%) Internet
3 5 (2.73%) IPsec
3 5 (2.73%) VPN
4 4 (2.19%) HTTP
5 3 (1.64%) DHCP
5 3 (1.64%) DNS
5 3 (1.64%) FTP
6 2 (1.09%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.09%) PBX
6 2 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.11%) Big Data
1 24 (13.11%) MySQL
1 24 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (12.02%) Hadoop
3 20 (10.93%) Redis
4 19 (10.38%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (8.20%) MongoDB
5 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.19%) RethinkDB
8 3 (1.64%) Riak
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.09%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.09%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.09%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.55%) HBase
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 88 (48.09%) Jenkins
2 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.21%) Vagrant
4 21 (11.48%) NuGet
5 18 (9.84%) TeamCity
6 12 (6.56%) GitLab
7 10 (5.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (4.37%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.83%) JIRA
10 6 (3.28%) PyCharm
11 5 (2.73%) Hudson
12 3 (1.64%) Maven
13 2 (1.09%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.09%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.09%) MSI
13 2 (1.09%) PHPUnit
13 2 (1.09%) Selenium
13 2 (1.09%) Subversion
13 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.09%) WiX
General
1 31 (16.94%) Finance
2 23 (12.57%) Electronics
2 23 (12.57%) Telecoms
3 22 (12.02%) Manufacturing
3 22 (12.02%) Marketing
4 9 (4.92%) Automotive
5 4 (2.19%) Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Publishing
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 104 (56.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (25.68%) Linux Engineer
3 45 (24.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 43 (23.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 35 (19.13%) AWS DevOps
5 35 (19.13%) AWS Engineer
6 31 (16.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (10.38%) Team Leader
8 17 (9.29%) Senior DevOps
8 17 (9.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (8.74%) Lead DevOps
10 15 (8.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (5.46%) Architect
13 9 (4.92%) Consultant
14 8 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
15 7 (3.83%) Automation Engineer
15 7 (3.83%) Cloud Architect
16 6 (3.28%) Developer
16 6 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.49%) Web Services
2 27 (14.75%) RabbitMQ
3 24 (13.11%) .NET
4 23 (12.57%) Node.js
5 12 (6.56%) LAMP
6 9 (4.92%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.92%) Kafka
7 7 (3.83%) MSMQ
8 6 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.28%) Gherkin
8 6 (3.28%) React
9 4 (2.19%) HTML
9 4 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.64%) HTML5
10 3 (1.64%) jQuery
10 3 (1.64%) Laravel
10 3 (1.64%) Spring
11 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.09%) COM+
11 2 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.73%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.73%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.64%) Social Media
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 135 (73.77%) Linux
2 60 (32.79%) Windows
3 42 (22.95%) Unix
4 22 (12.02%) CentOS
5 13 (7.10%) Ubuntu
6 11 (6.01%) Debian
7 8 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.28%) SUSE
9 3 (1.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.55%) Fedora
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (83.61%) DevOps
2 69 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (30.05%) Configuration Management
5 45 (24.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (21.86%) Software Engineering
7 28 (15.30%) Open Source
8 25 (13.66%) TDD
9 23 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (12.02%) Digital Marketing
10 22 (12.02%) Programme Management
11 21 (11.48%) Test Automation
12 19 (10.38%) Microservices
13 17 (9.29%) Machine Learning
14 16 (8.74%) Continuous Deployment
15 13 (7.10%) Scrum
16 11 (6.01%) ITIL
17 9 (4.92%) BDD
18 7 (3.83%) Analytics
18 7 (3.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (63.93%) Python
2 76 (41.53%) Ruby
3 70 (38.25%) Bash Shell
4 46 (25.14%) Java
5 31 (16.94%) SQL
6 21 (11.48%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.38%) PowerShell
8 18 (9.84%) PHP
9 17 (9.29%) Go
10 15 (8.20%) C#
11 14 (7.65%) Shell Script
12 12 (6.56%) C++
13 9 (4.92%) Perl
14 5 (2.73%) Scala
15 2 (1.09%) Clojure
15 2 (1.09%) Erlang
15 2 (1.09%) F#
15 2 (1.09%) Haskell
15 2 (1.09%) Korn
15 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (4.37%) Degree
3 7 (3.83%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.20%) QA
2 11 (6.01%) GCP
3 5 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 94 (51.37%) Docker
2 18 (9.84%) Hyper-V
2 18 (9.84%) VirtualBox
2 18 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.84%) Xen
3 11 (6.01%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.64%) vCloud
5 2 (1.09%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) Ceph
6 1 (0.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 145 (79.23%) Puppet
2 131 (71.58%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (32.79%) Terraform
4 50 (27.32%) Kubernetes
5 28 (15.30%) Packer
6 23 (12.57%) Salt
7 12 (6.56%) Mesos
8 10 (5.46%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.73%) Marathon
9 5 (2.73%) rkt
9 5 (2.73%) systemd
10 4 (2.19%) Cobbler
10 4 (2.19%) Nagios
11 3 (1.64%) Kibana
11 3 (1.64%) logstash
12 2 (1.09%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
13 1 (0.55%) Consul
13 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.85%) SaltStack
2 29 (15.85%) VMware
3 25 (13.66%) Google
4 22 (12.02%) SAP
5 21 (11.48%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.01%) Oracle
7 7 (3.83%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.19%) Cisco
9 3 (1.64%) IBM
9 3 (1.64%) New Relic
10 2 (1.09%) Capita
10 2 (1.09%) Hummingbird
10 2 (1.09%) Splunk
10 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.09%) Veritas
11 1 (0.55%) CA
11 1 (0.55%) NetApp
11 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.55%) Trend Micro