Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 129 204
Rank change year-on-year +4 +75 +74
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 491 665 508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.28% 2.49% 1.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.43% 23.60% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 387 568 405
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,450 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,250 £76,250
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,189 2,818 2,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.16% 10.54% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 2,220 2,027
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,225
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ansible in the South East.

Salary trend for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ansible in the South East over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the South East region over the 6 months to 30 March 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
Thames Valley +39 250 £66,500 +6.40% 46
Berkshire +14 154 £67,500 +8.00% 18
Hampshire -42 141 £60,000 - 18
Oxfordshire +23 67 £67,500 +8.00% 19
Surrey -3 67 £70,000 +7.69% 14
Buckinghamshire +39 29 £60,000 -7.69% 9
East Sussex +12 20 £62,500 +13.64% 2
West Sussex +23 12 £65,000 -3.70%
Kent +9 1 - - 6
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 301 (61.30%) Linux
2 300 (61.10%) DevOps
3 244 (49.69%) Docker
4 239 (48.68%) Python
5 220 (44.81%) AWS
6 199 (40.53%) Puppet
7 179 (36.46%) Terraform
8 170 (34.62%) Kubernetes
9 165 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
10 149 (30.35%) Azure
11 148 (30.14%) Jenkins
12 139 (28.31%) Bash Shell
13 138 (28.11%) Opscode Chef
14 136 (27.70%) Configuration Management
15 122 (24.85%) Java
16 120 (24.44%) Windows
17 95 (19.35%) Red Hat
17 95 (19.35%) Git (software)
18 92 (18.74%) Security Cleared
19 91 (18.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 85 (17.31%) VMware
21 84 (17.11%) Finance
22 81 (16.50%) PowerShell
23 79 (16.09%) Firewall
23 79 (16.09%) SQL
24 76 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
25 72 (14.66%) SC Cleared
26 65 (13.24%) DNS
26 65 (13.24%) Infrastructure as Code
27 63 (12.83%) Infrastructure Engineering

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 43 (8.76%) Apache
2 39 (7.94%) Confluence
3 31 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (6.11%) Tomcat
5 25 (5.09%) Apache Spark
6 24 (4.89%) Apache Solr
7 14 (2.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.24%) JBoss
9 10 (2.04%) nginx
9 10 (2.04%) WildFly
10 8 (1.63%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.22%) IIS
11 6 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.81%) CMS
12 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.41%) Drupal
13 2 (0.41%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.41%) WordPress
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) assyst
1 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 220 (44.81%) AWS
2 149 (30.35%) Azure
3 61 (12.42%) GCP
4 55 (11.20%) PaaS
5 50 (10.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 47 (9.57%) SaaS
7 43 (8.76%) IaaS
8 30 (6.11%) GitHub
9 21 (4.28%) OpenShift
10 20 (4.07%) Office 365
11 18 (3.67%) Serverless
12 17 (3.46%) Amazon ECS
13 16 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (3.05%) DigitalOcean
15 13 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (2.04%) Slack
18 8 (1.63%) BlazeMeter
18 8 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.09%) Firewall
2 65 (13.24%) DNS
3 55 (11.20%) TCP/IP
4 36 (7.33%) LAN
5 35 (7.13%) BGP
6 34 (6.92%) WAN
7 29 (5.91%) Internet
8 23 (4.68%) VPN
9 21 (4.28%) OSPF
10 20 (4.07%) SSL
11 17 (3.46%) Wireless
12 16 (3.26%) HTTP
13 15 (3.05%) DHCP
13 15 (3.05%) SAN
14 13 (2.65%) MPLS
15 10 (2.04%) Network Security
15 10 (2.04%) SSH
16 7 (1.43%) DMZ
17 5 (1.02%) Ethernet
17 5 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.78%) Big Data
2 46 (9.37%) MySQL
3 42 (8.55%) MongoDB
4 33 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (6.52%) Hadoop
6 20 (4.07%) Apache Accumulo
6 20 (4.07%) Neo4j
7 15 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.05%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.22%) OrientDB
10 5 (1.02%) Power BI
11 4 (0.81%) InfluxDB
11 4 (0.81%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 148 (30.14%) Jenkins
2 95 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 57 (11.61%) JIRA
4 28 (5.70%) Artifactory
5 24 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (3.87%) Maven
7 17 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (3.26%) GitLab
9 15 (3.05%) Bitbucket
10 13 (2.65%) CircleCI
11 12 (2.44%) Ant
12 10 (2.04%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.83%) Subversion
14 8 (1.63%) SonarQube
15 7 (1.43%) JMeter
15 7 (1.43%) JUnit
16 5 (1.02%) Gradle
16 5 (1.02%) Mocha
16 5 (1.02%) Selenium
17 4 (0.81%) VersionOne
General
1 84 (17.11%) Finance
2 20 (4.07%) Retail
3 16 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.43%) Military
5 6 (1.22%) Marketing
5 6 (1.22%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.02%) Banking
6 5 (1.02%) Billing
6 5 (1.02%) Electronics
6 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.20%) Games
7 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (35.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (10.18%) Linux Engineer
3 44 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (8.35%) Architect
5 40 (8.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 39 (7.94%) Senior DevOps
6 39 (7.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 31 (6.31%) Network Engineer
8 26 (5.30%) Developer
9 24 (4.89%) Lead DevOps
10 21 (4.28%) Administrator
11 20 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
12 19 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
13 18 (3.67%) Analyst
13 18 (3.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 17 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (3.26%) Consultant
15 16 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.05%) IT Engineer
16 15 (3.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.70%) Web Services
2 26 (5.30%) Node.js
3 24 (4.89%) Sensu
4 23 (4.68%) Kafka
5 18 (3.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 14 (2.85%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (2.65%) JSON
7 13 (2.65%) YAML
8 12 (2.44%) .NET
8 12 (2.44%) Spring
9 11 (2.24%) LAMP
10 10 (2.04%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.04%) Velocity
11 9 (1.83%) Akka
12 8 (1.63%) OpenJDK
13 7 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (1.43%) RESTful
14 6 (1.22%) REST
14 6 (1.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.74%) Public Cloud
2 25 (5.09%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.24%) Clustering
6 11 (2.24%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.83%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.02%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.81%) PMI
11 3 (0.61%) User Experience
12 2 (0.41%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.41%) LPAR
12 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.20%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.20%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 301 (61.30%) Linux
2 120 (24.44%) Windows
3 91 (18.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (11.00%) Windows Server
5 45 (9.16%) Unix
6 29 (5.91%) CentOS
7 27 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
9 19 (3.87%) Debian
10 16 (3.26%) Ubuntu
11 14 (2.85%) Windows 10
12 12 (2.44%) AIX
13 9 (1.83%) Solaris
14 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.02%) VMS
16 2 (0.41%) SUSE
16 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (61.10%) DevOps
2 165 (33.60%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (27.70%) Configuration Management
4 76 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (13.24%) Infrastructure as Code
6 63 (12.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 51 (10.39%) Migration
7 51 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (10.18%) Scrum
9 44 (8.96%) Analytics
10 37 (7.54%) Technical Leadership
11 35 (7.13%) Computer Science
11 35 (7.13%) Mentoring
11 35 (7.13%) Open Source
12 33 (6.72%) Change Management
12 33 (6.72%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (6.52%) ITIL
14 30 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (6.11%) High Availability
14 30 (6.11%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 239 (48.68%) Python
2 139 (28.31%) Bash Shell
3 122 (24.85%) Java
4 81 (16.50%) PowerShell
5 79 (16.09%) SQL
6 46 (9.37%) JavaScript
7 44 (8.96%) Ruby
8 43 (8.76%) Perl
9 35 (7.13%) Shell Script
10 28 (5.70%) Go
11 25 (5.09%) C++
12 23 (4.68%) PHP
13 18 (3.67%) Scala
14 15 (3.05%) PL/SQL
15 14 (2.85%) MATLAB
16 13 (2.65%) C#
16 13 (2.65%) Groovy
17 11 (2.24%) KiXtart
18 3 (0.61%) ES6
18 3 (0.61%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 92 (18.74%) Security Cleared
2 72 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 62 (12.63%) Degree
4 28 (5.70%) DV Cleared
5 21 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.65%) CCNP
8 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.02%) CCIE
9 5 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.61%) MCSE
11 2 (0.41%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.20%) CCDE
12 1 (0.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.20%) CCIE Security
12 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.20%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.87%) QA
2 9 (1.83%) ISO 22301
2 9 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 244 (49.69%) Docker
2 57 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.33%) Active Directory
4 30 (6.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 25 (5.09%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (3.05%) Hyper-V
7 13 (2.65%) iptables
8 12 (2.44%) vSphere
9 11 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.04%) oVirt
10 10 (2.04%) RHEV
11 9 (1.83%) NFS
12 6 (1.22%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.81%) Firmware
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.61%) Postfix
15 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.41%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 199 (40.53%) Puppet
2 179 (36.46%) Terraform
3 170 (34.62%) Kubernetes
4 138 (28.11%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (9.37%) Salt
6 31 (6.31%) Nagios
7 18 (3.67%) Grafana
8 15 (3.05%) Red Hat Satellite
8 15 (3.05%) ZABBIX
9 14 (2.85%) Packer
10 13 (2.65%) SCOM
11 10 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (1.43%) HAProxy
12 7 (1.43%) Rsyslog
12 7 (1.43%) systemd
13 6 (1.22%) Kibana
13 6 (1.22%) logstash
14 5 (1.02%) Istio
14 5 (1.02%) SELinux
15 4 (0.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 95 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 85 (17.31%) VMware
3 53 (10.79%) Cisco
4 51 (10.39%) Oracle
5 50 (10.18%) Google
6 30 (6.11%) Microsoft
7 26 (5.30%) Juniper
8 22 (4.48%) Atlassian
9 21 (4.28%) Splunk
10 20 (4.07%) HP
11 17 (3.46%) New Relic
12 14 (2.85%) Sun
13 13 (2.65%) ServiceNow
14 12 (2.44%) Meraki
15 11 (2.24%) Fortinet
15 11 (2.24%) IBM
15 11 (2.24%) LogRhythm
15 11 (2.24%) McAfee
15 11 (2.24%) Palo Alto
16 10 (2.04%) Dell