Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 143 223
Rank change year-on-year +16 +80 +82
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 501 602 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.22% 2.25% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.77% 22.99% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 367 459 349
South East median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £40,000
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 2,301 2,618 2,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.22% 9.80% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,698 2,042 2,004
South East 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 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ansible in the South East.

Salary trend for Ansible in the South East

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the South East over the 6 months to 16 February 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 16 February 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 +45 259 £67,500 +8.00% 58
Berkshire +26 172 £70,000 +12.00% 37
Hampshire -30 132 £60,000 +4.35% 26
Oxfordshire +45 70 £65,000 -0.76% 12
Surrey -18 62 £72,500 +26.09% 21
West Sussex +27 25 £65,000 -7.14%
East Sussex +10 19 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 17 £55,000 -15.38% 9
Kent -9 1 - -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 306 (61.08%) DevOps
2 289 (57.68%) Linux
3 244 (48.70%) Python
4 243 (48.50%) Docker
5 214 (42.71%) AWS
6 198 (39.52%) Puppet
7 189 (37.72%) Terraform
8 175 (34.93%) Kubernetes
9 173 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
10 160 (31.94%) Azure
11 153 (30.54%) Configuration Management
12 151 (30.14%) Jenkins
13 139 (27.74%) Opscode Chef
14 127 (25.35%) Bash Shell
15 120 (23.95%) Windows
16 117 (23.35%) Java
17 99 (19.76%) Git (software)
18 97 (19.36%) PowerShell
19 95 (18.96%) Finance
20 94 (18.76%) Red Hat
21 87 (17.37%) Security Cleared
22 85 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 85 (16.97%) Infrastructure as Code
23 83 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
24 82 (16.37%) VMware
25 77 (15.37%) Firewall
25 77 (15.37%) SQL
26 72 (14.37%) Degree
26 72 (14.37%) GCP
27 71 (14.17%) DNS

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 40 (7.98%) Apache
2 34 (6.79%) Confluence
3 31 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (5.39%) Tomcat
5 23 (4.59%) Apache Solr
6 20 (3.99%) Apache Spark
6 20 (3.99%) OpenStack
7 17 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (2.40%) JBoss
8 12 (2.40%) nginx
9 6 (1.20%) IIS
9 6 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.20%) WildFly
10 4 (0.80%) CMS
10 4 (0.80%) Drupal
10 4 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.80%) WordPress
11 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) assyst
1 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 214 (42.71%) AWS
2 160 (31.94%) Azure
3 72 (14.37%) GCP
4 56 (11.18%) SaaS
5 54 (10.78%) PaaS
6 53 (10.58%) IaaS
7 45 (8.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 41 (8.18%) GitHub
9 19 (3.79%) OpenShift
10 18 (3.59%) Office 365
11 15 (2.99%) DigitalOcean
11 15 (2.99%) Serverless
12 13 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
13 11 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
16 7 (1.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 7 (1.40%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 77 (15.37%) Firewall
2 71 (14.17%) DNS
3 65 (12.97%) TCP/IP
4 40 (7.98%) LAN
5 36 (7.19%) BGP
5 36 (7.19%) WAN
6 30 (5.99%) Internet
7 25 (4.99%) VPN
8 21 (4.19%) DHCP
8 21 (4.19%) OSPF
9 20 (3.99%) SSL
10 15 (2.99%) DMZ
10 15 (2.99%) HTTP
10 15 (2.99%) MPLS
11 13 (2.59%) Wireless
12 10 (2.00%) Network Security
12 10 (2.00%) SAN
12 10 (2.00%) SSH
13 4 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.18%) MySQL
2 46 (9.18%) Big Data
3 42 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (6.39%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.19%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.79%) SQL Server
7 16 (3.19%) Apache Accumulo
7 16 (3.19%) Neo4j
8 12 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
11 6 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.20%) OrientDB
12 5 (1.00%) InfluxDB
12 5 (1.00%) MariaDB
12 5 (1.00%) Redis
13 4 (0.80%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 151 (30.14%) Jenkins
2 99 (19.76%) Git (software)
3 51 (10.18%) JIRA
4 27 (5.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (4.39%) Bitbucket
6 19 (3.79%) Artifactory
7 18 (3.59%) CircleCI
8 17 (3.39%) GitLab
8 17 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 16 (3.19%) Maven
10 11 (2.20%) Vagrant
11 10 (2.00%) Gradle
12 9 (1.80%) Mocha
13 8 (1.60%) Subversion
14 7 (1.40%) Ant
15 6 (1.20%) JUnit
15 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
16 5 (1.00%) JMeter
16 5 (1.00%) SonarQube
16 5 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (18.96%) Finance
2 19 (3.79%) Retail
3 18 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.80%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.60%) Banking
6 6 (1.20%) Electronics
6 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.20%) Marketing
7 5 (1.00%) Billing
7 5 (1.00%) Military
8 4 (0.80%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (35.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (9.58%) Cloud Engineer
2 48 (9.58%) Linux Engineer
3 44 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (8.18%) Architect
5 36 (7.19%) Senior DevOps
5 36 (7.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 35 (6.99%) Azure Engineer
7 29 (5.79%) Developer
8 28 (5.59%) Network Engineer
9 25 (4.99%) Lead DevOps
10 19 (3.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 16 (3.19%) Administrator
11 16 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (3.19%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.79%) Automation Engineer
12 14 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.59%) IT Engineer
13 13 (2.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (2.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.39%) Kafka
2 27 (5.39%) Web Services
3 21 (4.19%) Node.js
3 21 (4.19%) Sensu
4 18 (3.59%) Spring
5 14 (2.79%) JSON
5 14 (2.79%) LDAP
5 14 (2.79%) Natural Language Processing
5 14 (2.79%) Velocity
5 14 (2.79%) YAML
6 13 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (2.00%) .NET
8 10 (2.00%) LAMP
9 9 (1.80%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.80%) Apache NiFi
9 9 (1.80%) RESTful
10 8 (1.60%) Enzyme
10 8 (1.60%) Jest
10 8 (1.60%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.19%) Public Cloud
2 30 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.20%) User Experience
10 6 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.00%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.00%) Clustering
12 4 (0.80%) PMI
12 4 (0.80%) Social Network
13 3 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.40%) EMC VNX
14 2 (0.40%) iPad
15 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 289 (57.68%) Linux
2 120 (23.95%) Windows
3 85 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (11.38%) Windows Server
5 45 (8.98%) Unix
6 32 (6.39%) CentOS
7 25 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 15 (2.99%) Debian
10 12 (2.40%) Solaris
10 12 (2.40%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.60%) AIX
12 6 (1.20%) VMS
13 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.20%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (61.08%) DevOps
2 173 (34.53%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (30.54%) Configuration Management
4 85 (16.97%) Infrastructure as Code
5 83 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 62 (12.38%) Migration
8 60 (11.98%) Scrum
9 48 (9.58%) Analytics
10 46 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 43 (8.58%) Open Source
13 39 (7.78%) Computer Science
14 35 (6.99%) ITIL
15 34 (6.79%) SDLC
16 33 (6.59%) Mentoring
17 32 (6.39%) Technical Leadership
18 30 (5.99%) Change Management
19 29 (5.79%) Cybersecurity
20 28 (5.59%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 244 (48.70%) Python
2 127 (25.35%) Bash Shell
3 117 (23.35%) Java
4 97 (19.36%) PowerShell
5 77 (15.37%) SQL
6 50 (9.98%) Perl
7 47 (9.38%) Ruby
8 38 (7.58%) JavaScript
9 35 (6.99%) Shell Script
10 29 (5.79%) Go
11 23 (4.59%) PHP
12 21 (4.19%) C++
12 21 (4.19%) Scala
13 15 (2.99%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.59%) Groovy
15 12 (2.40%) C#
16 11 (2.20%) KiXtart
17 10 (2.00%) C
17 10 (2.00%) MATLAB
18 5 (1.00%) ES6
Qualifications
1 87 (17.37%) Security Cleared
2 72 (14.37%) Degree
3 65 (12.97%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (4.39%) DV Cleared
6 18 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.40%) CCNP
9 8 (1.60%) MCP
9 8 (1.60%) RHCE
10 7 (1.40%) CCIE
11 5 (1.00%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.40%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (0.40%) MCSE
14 1 (0.20%) CCIE Security
14 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.99%) QA
2 9 (1.80%) ISO 22301
2 9 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.60%) SLA
4 6 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.80%) PMBOK
System Software
1 243 (48.50%) Docker
2 56 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.58%) Active Directory
4 22 (4.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 17 (3.39%) NFS
7 13 (2.59%) iptables
8 11 (2.20%) Firmware
8 11 (2.20%) oVirt
8 11 (2.20%) RHEV
9 10 (2.00%) vSphere
10 9 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.80%) VMware NSX
11 6 (1.20%) vCloud
12 4 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.60%) Postfix
13 3 (0.60%) Xen
14 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 198 (39.52%) Puppet
2 189 (37.72%) Terraform
3 175 (34.93%) Kubernetes
4 139 (27.74%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (8.98%) Salt
6 25 (4.99%) Nagios
7 19 (3.79%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (3.79%) Grafana
8 17 (3.39%) ZABBIX
9 13 (2.59%) HAProxy
9 13 (2.59%) Packer
9 13 (2.59%) SCOM
10 12 (2.40%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (1.40%) Rsyslog
11 7 (1.40%) systemd
12 5 (1.00%) Kibana
12 5 (1.00%) logstash
13 4 (0.80%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.60%) Ambari
14 3 (0.60%) SELinux
Vendors
1 94 (18.76%) Red Hat
2 82 (16.37%) VMware
3 61 (12.18%) Google
4 60 (11.98%) Oracle
5 51 (10.18%) Cisco
6 45 (8.98%) Microsoft
7 33 (6.59%) Splunk
8 24 (4.79%) Atlassian
9 23 (4.59%) Juniper
10 17 (3.39%) New Relic
11 16 (3.19%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.59%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.59%) Fortinet
12 13 (2.59%) HP
12 13 (2.59%) Palo Alto
12 13 (2.59%) Sun
13 11 (2.20%) IBM
13 11 (2.20%) LogRhythm
13 11 (2.20%) McAfee
14 9 (1.80%) Meraki