Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 145 163
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 200 567 575
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.51% 2.20% 1.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.78% 20.73% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 187 493 470
Median annual salary £64,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £79,500 £83,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +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 1,065 2,735 2,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.36% 10.61% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 814 2,108 2,024
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,750 £30,317
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +34 96 £65,000 +1.56% 23
Hampshire +32 58 £60,000 +14.29% 15
Berkshire 0 49 £67,500 +3.85% 9
Buckinghamshire +113 32 £62,500 +8.70% 4
Surrey +84 32 £66,000 +1.54% 7
Oxfordshire +19 15 £67,500 +8.00% 10
East Sussex +21 5 £62,500 +13.64% 4
West Sussex +35 3 £48,500 -9.35%
Home Counties +4 2 - -
Kent - 1 £60,000 - 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 141 (70.50%) DevOps
2 130 (65.00%) Docker
3 119 (59.50%) Linux
4 103 (51.50%) AWS
5 99 (49.50%) Terraform
6 95 (47.50%) Python
7 86 (43.00%) Azure
7 86 (43.00%) Kubernetes
8 72 (36.00%) Jenkins
9 50 (25.00%) Java
10 42 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (21.00%) Bash Shell
10 42 (21.00%) Puppet
11 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
12 35 (17.50%) Infrastructure as Code
13 33 (16.50%) Windows
13 33 (16.50%) Git (software)
14 32 (16.00%) Microservices
15 28 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (14.00%) Software Engineering
15 28 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (13.00%) JavaScript
16 26 (13.00%) Public Cloud
17 25 (12.50%) GCP
17 25 (12.50%) IaaS
18 24 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
18 24 (12.00%) Configuration Management
19 23 (11.50%) Big Data
20 22 (11.00%) PowerShell
21 20 (10.00%) Deployment Automation

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 12 (6.00%) Apache
2 9 (4.50%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.50%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.50%) Confluence
3 7 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 103 (51.50%) AWS
2 86 (43.00%) Azure
3 25 (12.50%) GCP
3 25 (12.50%) IaaS
4 20 (10.00%) PaaS
5 19 (9.50%) GitHub
6 17 (8.50%) Serverless
7 12 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (3.50%) npm
10 7 (3.50%) OpenShift
10 7 (3.50%) SaaS
11 6 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (2.50%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (2.50%) Datadog
12 5 (2.50%) Google App Engine
13 4 (2.00%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.00%) SAN
2 7 (3.50%) DNS
2 7 (3.50%) Firewall
2 7 (3.50%) HTTP
2 7 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.00%) VPN
4 4 (2.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.50%) Wireless
6 2 (1.00%) BGP
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.00%) DHCP
6 2 (1.00%) DSL
6 2 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.00%) NAS
6 2 (1.00%) Network Security
6 2 (1.00%) OSPF
7 1 (0.50%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.50%) Big Data
2 18 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 15 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.00%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.50%) MariaDB
8 7 (3.50%) RDBMS
9 6 (3.00%) MySQL
10 5 (2.50%) BigQuery
10 5 (2.50%) Cloud Spanner
10 5 (2.50%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.50%) InfluxDB
13 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 72 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 33 (16.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.50%) JIRA
4 12 (6.00%) GitLab
5 11 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (5.00%) Maven
7 7 (3.50%) Bower
7 7 (3.50%) gulp
8 5 (2.50%) Gradle
8 5 (2.50%) JUnit
9 4 (2.00%) Mockito
10 3 (1.50%) Subversion
10 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.00%) JMeter
11 2 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.00%) Selenium
11 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (9.00%) Finance
2 10 (5.00%) Banking
3 6 (3.00%) Law
4 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.50%) Military
6 2 (1.00%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.00%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (37.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (13.00%) Developer
3 24 (12.00%) Architect
4 23 (11.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (10.50%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (9.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.50%) Platform Engineer
9 12 (6.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Python Developer
12 9 (4.50%) Site Engineer
13 8 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
14 7 (3.50%) Administrator
14 7 (3.50%) Graduate
14 7 (3.50%) Junior
14 7 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
14 7 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 6 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.50%) Node.js
2 14 (7.00%) Web Services
3 12 (6.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (6.00%) Spring
4 11 (5.50%) Kafka
5 9 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (4.50%) React
6 5 (2.50%) .NET
7 4 (2.00%) Apache Flex
7 4 (2.00%) JSON
7 4 (2.00%) OAuth
7 4 (2.00%) SAML
7 4 (2.00%) YAML
8 3 (1.50%) CSS
8 3 (1.50%) HTML
8 3 (1.50%) LDAP
8 3 (1.50%) REST
8 3 (1.50%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.50%) XML
9 2 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.00%) Cloud Native
2 8 (4.00%) Clustering
2 8 (4.00%) CMDB
2 8 (4.00%) Cyberattack
2 8 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.00%) NHS
6 2 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.50%) Media Streaming
7 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 119 (59.50%) Linux
2 33 (16.50%) Windows
3 18 (9.00%) Unix
4 12 (6.00%) CentOS
5 9 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.50%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) Debian
10 1 (0.50%) VMS
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (70.50%) DevOps
2 42 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 32 (16.00%) Microservices
5 28 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 24 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 20 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 20 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 19 (9.50%) Fintech
9 18 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (8.50%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (8.50%) Project Delivery
11 16 (8.00%) Task Automation
12 15 (7.50%) Infrastructure Automation
13 14 (7.00%) Computer Science
13 14 (7.00%) Machine Learning
13 14 (7.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 95 (47.50%) Python
2 50 (25.00%) Java
3 42 (21.00%) Bash Shell
4 26 (13.00%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.00%) PowerShell
6 19 (9.50%) Groovy
7 16 (8.00%) Perl
8 15 (7.50%) SQL
9 12 (6.00%) Go
10 10 (5.00%) C
10 10 (5.00%) Java 8
11 9 (4.50%) C++
11 9 (4.50%) Rust
11 9 (4.50%) Scala
12 5 (2.50%) C#
12 5 (2.50%) Korn
12 5 (2.50%) Ruby
12 5 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.00%) PHP
14 3 (1.50%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 16 (8.00%) Degree
2 15 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.50%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.50%) CISSP
5 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) CISA
6 1 (0.50%) HND
6 1 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) PMO
2 6 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.00%) SLA
4 3 (1.50%) GDPR
5 2 (1.00%) ISO 22301
5 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.50%) QA
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (65.00%) Docker
2 13 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.00%) vSphere
4 5 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.00%) LXC
6 3 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.00%) HDFS
8 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.50%) Ceph
8 1 (0.50%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 99 (49.50%) Terraform
2 86 (43.00%) Kubernetes
3 42 (21.00%) Puppet
4 24 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.50%) Prometheus
5 9 (4.50%) ZABBIX
6 6 (3.00%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (3.00%) SCOrch
7 5 (2.50%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.50%) Nagios
7 5 (2.50%) SCCM
8 4 (2.00%) Grafana
8 4 (2.00%) logstash
8 4 (2.00%) Mesos
8 4 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.00%) SCOM
9 3 (1.50%) Packer
9 3 (1.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.00%) VMware
3 19 (9.50%) Cisco
4 17 (8.50%) Google
5 15 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 15 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.00%) Oracle
7 7 (3.50%) HP
7 7 (3.50%) SolarWinds
7 7 (3.50%) Splunk
8 6 (3.00%) Dell
8 6 (3.00%) Dynatrace
9 4 (2.00%) IBM
10 3 (1.50%) Meraki
10 3 (1.50%) Symantec
10 3 (1.50%) Veritas
11 2 (1.00%) CA
11 2 (1.00%) F5
11 2 (1.00%) Infoblox
11 2 (1.00%) Juniper