Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 196 390
Rank change year-on-year +16 +194 +190
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 546 482 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.80% 1.64% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.20% 18.60% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 435 410 195
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £74,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 2,576 2,591 3,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.51% 8.82% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,961 2,101 2,695
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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
Thames Valley -29 262 £60,000 +4.35% 35
Berkshire -27 203 £60,000 +4.35% 19
Hampshire +97 135 £50,000 -1.96% 24
Surrey +17 76 £55,000 +22.22% 12
East Sussex -5 62 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Oxfordshire 0 41 £55,000 +83.33% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 18 £40,500 -19.00% 4
West Sussex -18 3 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Kent -4 1 - - 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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.

1 380 (69.60%) Python
2 370 (67.77%) Linux
3 303 (55.49%) DevOps
4 281 (51.47%) Puppet
5 251 (45.97%) Docker
6 247 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
7 229 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
8 214 (39.19%) Jenkins
9 212 (38.83%) Configuration Management
10 198 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
11 169 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 169 (30.95%) Bash Shell
12 163 (29.85%) Java
13 146 (26.74%) Oracle
14 145 (26.56%) SQL
15 138 (25.27%) Kubernetes
16 133 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
17 132 (24.18%) Git (software)
18 120 (21.98%) Ruby
19 108 (19.78%) PowerShell
20 100 (18.32%) Open Source
21 94 (17.22%) JavaScript
22 93 (17.03%) Terraform
23 92 (16.85%) VMware
24 90 (16.48%) Perl
24 90 (16.48%) MySQL
25 86 (15.75%) Scrum
26 85 (15.57%) TDD
27 81 (14.84%) Software Engineering
28 77 (14.10%) NoSQL

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 49 (8.97%) OpenStack
2 48 (8.79%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (8.42%) Apache
4 44 (8.06%) nginx
5 31 (5.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (4.40%) Confluence
7 21 (3.85%) IIS
7 21 (3.85%) JBoss
7 21 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.66%) CloudStack
9 16 (2.93%) Oracle Service Bus
10 14 (2.56%) WebLogic
11 11 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (1.83%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.92%) Jetty
14 4 (0.73%) Smallworld
15 3 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
15 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 229 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.78%) GitHub
4 35 (6.41%) PaaS
5 33 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (6.04%) IBM Cloud
6 32 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 28 (5.13%) IaaS
8 27 (4.95%) Amazon S3
9 20 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (3.48%) OpenShift
10 19 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 18 (3.30%) Amazon Glacier
12 14 (2.56%) SaaS
13 13 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (1.28%) Datadog
15 7 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.23%) Firewall
1 34 (6.23%) WAN
2 32 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.31%) LAN
4 15 (2.75%) DNS
5 14 (2.56%) DHCP
6 13 (2.38%) Network Security
6 13 (2.38%) VLAN
6 13 (2.38%) VPN
7 10 (1.83%) HTTP
8 8 (1.47%) AMQP
9 7 (1.28%) SAN
10 6 (1.10%) BGP
10 6 (1.10%) OSPF
11 5 (0.92%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.73%) Internet
12 4 (0.73%) SSH
13 3 (0.55%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.55%) NAS
13 3 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (16.48%) MySQL
2 77 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 71 (13.00%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (12.09%) SQL Server
5 45 (8.24%) Big Data
6 43 (7.88%) MongoDB
6 43 (7.88%) Oracle Database
7 30 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (4.40%) Relational Database
10 23 (4.21%) Redis
11 16 (2.93%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (2.01%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.28%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon QuickSight
16 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.92%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 214 (39.19%) Jenkins
2 132 (24.18%) Git (software)
3 49 (8.97%) JIRA
4 34 (6.23%) Subversion
5 33 (6.04%) Vagrant
6 28 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (5.13%) GitLab
7 24 (4.40%) Maven
8 22 (4.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 21 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (3.66%) JUnit
11 19 (3.48%) Cucumber
12 18 (3.30%) TeamCity
12 18 (3.30%) WiX
13 13 (2.38%) Artifactory
14 12 (2.20%) Gradle
14 12 (2.20%) Hudson
15 11 (2.01%) Bitbucket
15 11 (2.01%) Selenium
16 10 (1.83%) Mockito
General
1 50 (9.16%) Finance
2 36 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.95%) Publishing
4 17 (3.11%) Marketing
5 14 (2.56%) Retail
6 12 (2.20%) Electronics
6 12 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.83%) Banking
8 7 (1.28%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 183 (33.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 115 (21.06%) Developer
3 75 (13.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 64 (11.72%) AWS Engineer
5 58 (10.62%) Architect
6 50 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
7 48 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 38 (6.96%) Administrator
9 37 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
9 37 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 35 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
10 35 (6.41%) Software Developer
11 34 (6.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 33 (6.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 30 (5.49%) Python Developer
14 29 (5.31%) Cloud Architect
15 27 (4.95%) Java Engineer
16 26 (4.76%) Senior Developer
16 26 (4.76%) Software Engineer
17 25 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.82%) Middleware
2 59 (10.81%) Web Services
3 55 (10.07%) AngularJS
4 49 (8.97%) REST
5 46 (8.42%) HTML
5 46 (8.42%) JSON
5 46 (8.42%) Node.js
6 45 (8.24%) J2EE
7 37 (6.78%) Kafka
8 35 (6.41%) CSS
9 32 (5.86%) Spring
10 31 (5.68%) .NET
11 25 (4.58%) Flask
12 24 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
12 24 (4.40%) Hibernate
13 23 (4.21%) Ruby on Rails
13 23 (4.21%) XML
14 22 (4.03%) HTML5
15 21 (3.85%) Angular 2
15 21 (3.85%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.04%) Public Cloud
3 29 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 27 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (2.75%) Fintech
8 10 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.65%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.10%) Replication
12 5 (0.92%) Clustering
12 5 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.73%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.55%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 370 (67.77%) Linux
2 62 (11.36%) Ubuntu
3 57 (10.44%) Windows
4 54 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (7.33%) CentOS
6 38 (6.96%) Unix
7 20 (3.66%) Debian
8 11 (2.01%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.73%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.55%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.37%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.37%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Fedora
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (55.49%) DevOps
2 212 (38.83%) Configuration Management
3 198 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (18.32%) Open Source
6 86 (15.75%) Scrum
7 85 (15.57%) TDD
8 81 (14.84%) Software Engineering
9 56 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (9.34%) Mentoring
10 51 (9.34%) Microservices
11 50 (9.16%) BDD
12 48 (8.79%) High Availability
13 45 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 45 (8.24%) Task Automation
14 44 (8.06%) Test Automation
15 42 (7.69%) Build Automation
16 41 (7.51%) Deployment Automation
16 41 (7.51%) ITIL
17 34 (6.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 380 (69.60%) Python
2 169 (30.95%) Bash Shell
3 163 (29.85%) Java
4 145 (26.56%) SQL
5 120 (21.98%) Ruby
6 108 (19.78%) PowerShell
7 94 (17.22%) JavaScript
8 90 (16.48%) Perl
9 58 (10.62%) C#
10 40 (7.33%) Go
11 30 (5.49%) C
11 30 (5.49%) C++
11 30 (5.49%) PHP
12 26 (4.76%) TypeScript
13 19 (3.48%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.75%) R
14 15 (2.75%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.56%) Java 8
16 12 (2.20%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 55 (10.07%) Degree
2 32 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.13%) MCSE
3 28 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.93%) MCSA
5 15 (2.75%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.20%) MCSD
7 10 (1.83%) AWS Certification
8 8 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.92%) RHCE
11 5 (0.92%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.55%) CCNP
13 2 (0.37%) CCIE
13 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.37%) JNCIE
14 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.47%) QA
3 6 (1.10%) GCP
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 251 (45.97%) Docker
2 57 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (8.79%) vSphere
4 23 (4.21%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.65%) VirtualBox
6 8 (1.47%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.92%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.73%) Postfix
9 4 (0.73%) Xen
10 3 (0.55%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.55%) NFS
10 3 (0.55%) vCloud
11 2 (0.37%) KVM
11 2 (0.37%) Samba
11 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.18%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 281 (51.47%) Puppet
2 247 (45.24%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (25.27%) Kubernetes
4 93 (17.03%) Terraform
5 48 (8.79%) Salt
6 32 (5.86%) logstash
7 28 (5.13%) Rancher
8 20 (3.66%) HAProxy
8 20 (3.66%) Packer
9 14 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (2.01%) Kibana
10 11 (2.01%) Nagios
11 9 (1.65%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.92%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.73%) Grafana
14 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.37%) Observium
14 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.37%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 146 (26.74%) Oracle
2 92 (16.85%) VMware
3 58 (10.62%) Red Hat
4 48 (8.79%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.68%) Google
6 28 (5.13%) SaltStack
7 22 (4.03%) IBM
8 14 (2.56%) Cisco
8 14 (2.56%) Splunk
9 12 (2.20%) SAP
10 10 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.47%) F5
12 7 (1.28%) Juniper
12 7 (1.28%) New Relic
13 6 (1.10%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.92%) Birst
14 5 (0.92%) Capita
14 5 (0.92%) Citrix
14 5 (0.92%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.92%) Salesforce.com