Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 127 151
Rank change year-on-year +18 +24 +64
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 282 518 557
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.75% 2.25% 2.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.41% 21.82% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 291 429 485
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £44,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £80,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 1,382 2,374 2,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.49% 10.32% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,813 2,002
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 +1 119 £70,000 +5.26% 29
Hampshire +52 96 £60,000 +4.35% 20
Berkshire -5 77 £70,000 +1.82% 18
Surrey +55 41 £60,000 -20.00% 21
Buckinghamshire +70 25 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire -2 17 £62,500 -3.85% 8
East Sussex +38 13 £62,500 -7.41% 1
Home Counties +2 5 £72,500 +20.83%
Kent +42 3 £75,000 - 4
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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.

1 207 (73.40%) DevOps
2 168 (59.57%) Linux
3 153 (54.26%) Docker
4 143 (50.71%) Terraform
5 142 (50.35%) Kubernetes
6 120 (42.55%) Azure
7 117 (41.49%) Python
8 110 (39.01%) AWS
9 92 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (30.50%) Jenkins
11 65 (23.05%) Puppet
12 64 (22.70%) PowerShell
13 56 (19.86%) Git (software)
14 52 (18.44%) Configuration Management
15 51 (18.09%) Windows
16 48 (17.02%) Infrastructure as Code
17 47 (16.67%) VMware
18 46 (16.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 45 (15.96%) Software Engineering
19 45 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (15.25%) Security Cleared
20 43 (15.25%) PaaS
20 43 (15.25%) Bash Shell
21 42 (14.89%) IaaS
21 42 (14.89%) OpenShift
21 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
22 41 (14.54%) GitLab
23 39 (13.83%) Java
24 38 (13.48%) TCP/IP
24 38 (13.48%) Data Centre

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 28 (9.93%) OpenStack
2 21 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.32%) IIS
4 12 (4.26%) Apache
5 11 (3.90%) Confluence
6 6 (2.13%) Camunda
7 5 (1.77%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.77%) nginx
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.42%) CMS
8 4 (1.42%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 120 (42.55%) Azure
2 110 (39.01%) AWS
3 43 (15.25%) PaaS
4 42 (14.89%) IaaS
4 42 (14.89%) OpenShift
5 30 (10.64%) GCP
6 26 (9.22%) SaaS
7 13 (4.61%) GitHub
8 12 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (4.26%) Serverless
9 9 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (2.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (2.13%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (1.77%) Cloud Functions
12 5 (1.77%) Google App Engine
12 5 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.48%) TCP/IP
2 34 (12.06%) DNS
3 22 (7.80%) HTTP
4 21 (7.45%) Firewall
5 18 (6.38%) DHCP
6 17 (6.03%) SAN
7 15 (5.32%) NAS
8 12 (4.26%) HTTPS
9 10 (3.55%) BGP
10 8 (2.84%) Network Security
10 8 (2.84%) OSPF
11 7 (2.48%) DMZ
11 7 (2.48%) LAN
12 6 (2.13%) VPN
12 6 (2.13%) WAN
13 5 (1.77%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.77%) IPv4
13 5 (1.77%) IPv6
13 5 (1.77%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.67%) MySQL
4 11 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.55%) Big Data
6 9 (3.19%) MariaDB
6 9 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.13%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.77%) BigQuery
9 5 (1.77%) Cloud Spanner
9 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.77%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.42%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.71%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 86 (30.50%) Jenkins
2 56 (19.86%) Git (software)
3 41 (14.54%) GitLab
4 23 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (7.09%) Bitbucket
6 18 (6.38%) TeamCity
7 16 (5.67%) JIRA
8 13 (4.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (3.55%) Maven
10 9 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (2.84%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.48%) Gradle
13 6 (2.13%) Robot Framework
14 4 (1.42%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.42%) Vagrant
15 3 (1.06%) JUnit
15 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
16 2 (0.71%) Liquibase
16 2 (0.71%) Mockito
General
1 34 (12.06%) Law
2 17 (6.03%) Finance
2 17 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.19%) Banking
3 9 (3.19%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.84%) Military
5 7 (2.48%) Billing
6 5 (1.77%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (41.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (14.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (13.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 28 (9.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 27 (9.57%) Azure Engineer
6 26 (9.22%) Senior DevOps
6 26 (9.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 25 (8.87%) Architect
8 24 (8.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 18 (6.38%) Site Engineer
10 17 (6.03%) Developer
11 15 (5.32%) Administrator
11 15 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
12 14 (4.96%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 10 (3.55%) Linux Administrator
14 9 (3.19%) Design Engineer
14 9 (3.19%) Junior
14 9 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.19%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.32%) LDAP
2 14 (4.96%) Web Services
3 12 (4.26%) REST
4 11 (3.90%) RESTful
5 10 (3.55%) .NET
5 10 (3.55%) Node.js
6 7 (2.48%) CSS
6 7 (2.48%) HTML
6 7 (2.48%) YAML
7 6 (2.13%) Django
7 6 (2.13%) Flask
7 6 (2.13%) jQuery
7 6 (2.13%) Kafka
7 6 (2.13%) OpenDaylight
8 5 (1.77%) Spring
9 4 (1.42%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.42%) LAMP
9 4 (1.42%) OAuth
9 4 (1.42%) React
9 4 (1.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.48%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.22%) Public Cloud
3 22 (7.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 21 (7.45%) Private Cloud
5 9 (3.19%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.48%) Clustering
8 6 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.06%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.35%) CMDB
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 168 (59.57%) Linux
2 51 (18.09%) Windows
3 26 (9.22%) Unix
4 24 (8.51%) CentOS
5 21 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (6.74%) Ubuntu
7 18 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (1.06%) Debian
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.71%) FreeNAS
12 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.35%) VMS
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (73.40%) DevOps
2 92 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (18.44%) Configuration Management
4 48 (17.02%) Infrastructure as Code
5 46 (16.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 45 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (15.96%) Software Engineering
7 37 (13.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 32 (11.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (11.35%) Scrum
9 29 (10.28%) Continuous Deployment
10 26 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (8.87%) Deployment Automation
12 22 (7.80%) Infrastructure Automation
13 21 (7.45%) Microservices
14 20 (7.09%) Network Virtualisation
14 20 (7.09%) Technical Leadership
15 18 (6.38%) ITIL
15 18 (6.38%) Load Balancing
16 17 (6.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 117 (41.49%) Python
2 64 (22.70%) PowerShell
3 43 (15.25%) Bash Shell
4 39 (13.83%) Java
5 28 (9.93%) SQL
6 18 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.96%) Perl
8 12 (4.26%) Groovy
9 10 (3.55%) C
9 10 (3.55%) Go
10 8 (2.84%) C#
11 7 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.77%) Ruby
12 5 (1.77%) Scala
13 4 (1.42%) C++
13 4 (1.42%) Java 8
13 4 (1.42%) Rust
14 3 (1.06%) PHP
15 2 (0.71%) Clojure
15 2 (0.71%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 43 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.03%) Degree
4 13 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.26%) CCNP
5 12 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.42%) CISSP
8 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.71%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.71%) CISA
10 1 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.35%) CCSP
10 1 (0.35%) HND
10 1 (0.35%) OSCP
10 1 (0.35%) SANS
10 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.26%) PMO
2 10 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.84%) ISO 22301
3 8 (2.84%) PMBOK
3 8 (2.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) NCSC
5 1 (0.35%) NIST
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (54.26%) Docker
2 34 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.87%) Active Directory
4 20 (7.09%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (6.03%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (4.26%) XenApp
6 12 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.19%) vSphere
8 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.06%) KVM
10 2 (0.71%) NFS
10 2 (0.71%) Samba
10 2 (0.71%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.35%) HDFS
11 1 (0.35%) LXC
11 1 (0.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 143 (50.71%) Terraform
2 142 (50.35%) Kubernetes
3 65 (23.05%) Puppet
4 28 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (5.67%) HAProxy
6 13 (4.61%) vRealize
7 12 (4.26%) ZABBIX
8 11 (3.90%) Prometheus
9 10 (3.55%) Grafana
10 6 (2.13%) Salt
11 5 (1.77%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.77%) Consul
11 5 (1.77%) Graylog
11 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (1.42%) Icinga
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
14 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.71%) Packer
14 2 (0.71%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (16.67%) VMware
2 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 33 (11.70%) Red Hat
4 32 (11.35%) Cisco
5 27 (9.57%) Oracle
6 23 (8.16%) F5
6 23 (8.16%) Google
7 16 (5.67%) IBM
8 14 (4.96%) Dell
8 14 (4.96%) Infoblox
9 13 (4.61%) Atlassian
10 12 (4.26%) Citrix
11 9 (3.19%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.19%) New Relic
12 8 (2.84%) Arista
12 8 (2.84%) Dynatrace
13 7 (2.48%) Qualys
14 4 (1.42%) Veracode
15 2 (0.71%) HP
15 2 (0.71%) Splunk