Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 133 139
Rank change year-on-year +56 +6 +40
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 690 261 650
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.19% 2.20% 2.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.07% 18.98% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 249 205 476
10th Percentile £44,800 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £82,500 £74,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.00%

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 2,549 1,375 2,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.47% 11.60% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,108 2,373
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +2.86%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,475 £79,350
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 July 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 30 July 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
Hampshire +58 388 £66,250 +15.22% 17
Thames Valley +12 222 £67,500 +3.85% 43
Berkshire +28 162 £70,000 +5.66% 17
Surrey -19 44 £62,500 -10.71% 5
Buckinghamshire -24 40 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Oxfordshire -6 20 £60,000 -11.11% 15
East Sussex -22 10 £62,500 -
Kent -27 2 £57,500 -4.17% 3
West Sussex -9 1 £55,000 +5.77% 2
Home Counties - 1 £110,000 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 497 (72.03%) DevOps
2 467 (67.68%) Linux
3 412 (59.71%) AWS
4 408 (59.13%) Jenkins
5 360 (52.17%) Java
6 342 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
7 340 (49.28%) Python
8 329 (47.68%) Finance
9 325 (47.10%) Terraform
10 309 (44.78%) Azure
11 298 (43.19%) Degree
12 295 (42.75%) Git (software)
13 291 (42.17%) Microservices
14 285 (41.30%) Law
15 277 (40.14%) Spring
16 276 (40.00%) Computer Science
17 274 (39.71%) Banking
18 268 (38.84%) Kafka
19 267 (38.70%) Software Engineering
20 266 (38.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
21 265 (38.41%) Digital Banking
22 246 (35.65%) Kubernetes
23 238 (34.49%) Unix
24 236 (34.20%) Apache Spark
25 229 (33.19%) GitHub
26 220 (31.88%) MariaDB
27 215 (31.16%) VMware
28 214 (31.01%) PostgreSQL
29 211 (30.58%) AngularJS
29 211 (30.58%) Docker

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
1 236 (34.20%) Apache Spark
2 195 (28.26%) GemFire
3 177 (25.65%) Apache
4 73 (10.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 47 (6.81%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (3.04%) Confluence
7 15 (2.17%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.16%) nginx
9 5 (0.72%) IIS
9 5 (0.72%) JBoss
10 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) WildFly
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 412 (59.71%) AWS
2 309 (44.78%) Azure
3 229 (33.19%) GitHub
4 145 (21.01%) Amazon Kinesis
5 127 (18.41%) GCP
6 106 (15.36%) PaaS
7 70 (10.14%) IaaS
8 61 (8.84%) OpenShift
9 54 (7.83%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (6.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (6.09%) SaaS
12 40 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
13 24 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
15 14 (2.03%) Serverless
16 13 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (1.88%) IBM Cloud
17 11 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (1.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.97%) Firewall
2 31 (4.49%) DNS
3 29 (4.20%) Calico
4 28 (4.06%) BGP
5 27 (3.91%) HTTP
6 25 (3.62%) Network Security
7 21 (3.04%) IPsec
8 19 (2.75%) DHCP
8 19 (2.75%) Internet
8 19 (2.75%) VPN
9 17 (2.46%) SSH
10 16 (2.32%) WAN
11 15 (2.17%) SAN
11 15 (2.17%) TCP/IP
12 12 (1.74%) DMZ
13 11 (1.59%) NAS
14 10 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (1.30%) OSPF
16 7 (1.01%) LAN
17 6 (0.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (31.88%) MariaDB
2 214 (31.01%) PostgreSQL
3 208 (30.14%) HBase
4 183 (26.52%) Relational Database
5 175 (25.36%) Redis
6 164 (23.77%) Big Data
7 148 (21.45%) NoSQL
8 81 (11.74%) Hadoop
9 43 (6.23%) MySQL
10 39 (5.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.30%) SQL Server
15 5 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.72%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.72%) OLTP
16 4 (0.58%) CouchDB
17 3 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.43%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 408 (59.13%) Jenkins
2 295 (42.75%) Git (software)
3 210 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 205 (29.71%) Cucumber
4 205 (29.71%) Gradle
5 196 (28.41%) Protractor
6 171 (24.78%) JUnit
7 168 (24.35%) Eclipse
7 168 (24.35%) IntelliJ
8 166 (24.06%) Cypress.io
8 166 (24.06%) Storybook
9 163 (23.62%) Mockito
10 121 (17.54%) Artifactory
11 76 (11.01%) SonarQube
12 64 (9.28%) JIRA
13 41 (5.94%) GitLab
14 39 (5.65%) Selenium
15 35 (5.07%) Bitbucket
16 29 (4.20%) gulp
17 16 (2.32%) Maven
General
1 329 (47.68%) Finance
2 285 (41.30%) Law
3 274 (39.71%) Banking
4 266 (38.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 84 (12.17%) Social Skills
6 44 (6.38%) Presentation Skills
7 28 (4.06%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
9 15 (2.17%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.74%) Billing
11 11 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (1.45%) Marketing
13 9 (1.30%) Electronics
14 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.43%) Automotive
16 2 (0.29%) Documentation Skills
16 2 (0.29%) Local Government
16 2 (0.29%) Military
16 2 (0.29%) Retail
17 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (23.77%) Software Engineer
2 149 (21.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 110 (15.94%) Principal Engineer
4 95 (13.77%) Developer
5 93 (13.48%) Principal Software Engineer
6 87 (12.61%) Cloud Engineer
7 80 (11.59%) Architect
8 47 (6.81%) Lead Software Engineer
8 47 (6.81%) Senior DevOps
8 47 (6.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 41 (5.94%) Java Developer
10 39 (5.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 37 (5.36%) Lead Developer
11 37 (5.36%) Software Developer
12 34 (4.93%) Lead Software Developer
13 28 (4.06%) Principal Architect
14 26 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
15 25 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (3.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 23 (3.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (40.14%) Spring
2 268 (38.84%) Kafka
3 211 (30.58%) AngularJS
4 208 (30.14%) RabbitMQ
5 205 (29.71%) Node.js
6 190 (27.54%) WireMock
7 186 (26.96%) React
8 184 (26.67%) RESTful
9 175 (25.36%) CSS
10 171 (24.78%) JSON
11 166 (24.06%) Express
11 166 (24.06%) Redux
11 166 (24.06%) Spark Streaming
11 166 (24.06%) Tailwind CSS
11 166 (24.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 164 (23.77%) Play Framework
13 122 (17.68%) LAMP
14 114 (16.52%) Spring Boot
15 113 (16.38%) LAPP Stack
16 83 (12.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 167 (24.20%) Linux Command Line
2 102 (14.78%) User Experience
3 80 (11.59%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (5.07%) Public Cloud
5 28 (4.06%) Data Centre
6 26 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.90%) Clustering
8 15 (2.17%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.45%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.87%) CESG
12 6 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (0.72%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.58%) Cybercrime
14 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 467 (67.68%) Linux
2 238 (34.49%) Unix
3 88 (12.75%) Windows
4 54 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (6.38%) CentOS
6 31 (4.49%) Debian
6 31 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 25 (3.62%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.03%) Fedora
9 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.72%) VMS
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.43%) Solaris
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (72.03%) DevOps
2 342 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (42.17%) Microservices
4 276 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 267 (38.70%) Software Engineering
6 265 (38.41%) Digital Banking
7 167 (24.20%) Validation
8 166 (24.06%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 159 (23.04%) Full Stack Development
10 152 (22.03%) Business Continuity
11 151 (21.88%) Scrum
12 140 (20.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 133 (19.28%) High Availability
14 131 (18.99%) TDD
15 127 (18.41%) Open Source
15 127 (18.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 125 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
17 121 (17.54%) Infrastructure as Code
18 114 (16.52%) Software Testing
19 108 (15.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 360 (52.17%) Java
2 340 (49.28%) Python
3 201 (29.13%) Shell Script
4 186 (26.96%) Groovy
5 145 (21.01%) Bash Shell
6 94 (13.62%) PowerShell
7 62 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 55 (7.97%) Go
9 50 (7.25%) SQL
10 46 (6.67%) Ruby
11 28 (4.06%) C++
12 25 (3.62%) C#
13 23 (3.33%) C
14 15 (2.17%) Perl
15 7 (1.01%) Scala
16 6 (0.87%) PHP
17 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.58%) Cython
18 4 (0.58%) Rust
19 3 (0.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 298 (43.19%) Degree
2 190 (27.54%) OCP
2 190 (27.54%) Oracle Certification
3 115 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 60 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 45 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.62%) AWS Certification
8 20 (2.90%) CCNP
9 14 (2.03%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (1.30%) CCIE
12 7 (1.01%) CCNA
12 7 (1.01%) CISSP
12 7 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.87%) CLAS
13 6 (0.87%) CREST Certified
13 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.25%) SLA
2 12 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.59%) GDPR
4 10 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (0.87%) NIST
6 5 (0.72%) NCSC
7 4 (0.58%) QA
8 3 (0.43%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 211 (30.58%) Docker
2 168 (24.35%) HDFS
3 148 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (10.29%) Virtual Machines
5 65 (9.42%) Active Directory
6 16 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.45%) vSphere
8 8 (1.16%) iptables
8 8 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.01%) XenApp
9 7 (1.01%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.87%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.58%) Postfix
13 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.43%) NFS
14 2 (0.29%) LXC
14 2 (0.29%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.29%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 325 (47.10%) Terraform
2 246 (35.65%) Kubernetes
3 143 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
4 138 (20.00%) Puppet
5 51 (7.39%) Grafana
6 29 (4.20%) Kibana
7 13 (1.88%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.45%) Packer
8 10 (1.45%) vRealize
9 9 (1.30%) Consul
9 9 (1.30%) HAProxy
9 9 (1.30%) Icinga
9 9 (1.30%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.87%) QRadar
11 5 (0.72%) Graphite
11 5 (0.72%) Graylog
12 3 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.43%) Kubeflow
13 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 215 (31.16%) VMware
2 166 (24.06%) Okta
3 69 (10.00%) Oracle
4 68 (9.86%) Microsoft
5 35 (5.07%) Cisco
6 24 (3.48%) IBM
7 22 (3.19%) Google
8 21 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 19 (2.75%) Splunk
10 18 (2.61%) PayPal
11 15 (2.17%) F5
12 13 (1.88%) Dell
13 10 (1.45%) Citrix
14 8 (1.16%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.16%) HP
14 8 (1.16%) Infoblox
14 8 (1.16%) SAP
15 6 (0.87%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.87%) Palo Alto
15 6 (0.87%) Sophos