Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 173 194
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21 +174
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 573 556 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.23% 1.91% 1.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.84% 22.37% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 451 444 421
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,750 2,485 2,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.69% 8.52% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,124 1,990 1,984
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -3.06%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £28,575
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +37 275 £64,000 +6.67% 30
Berkshire +26 213 £65,000 +8.33% 18
Hampshire +5 164 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Surrey +9 59 £65,000 +23.81% 18
Oxfordshire +36 56 £60,000 -4.00% 6
East Sussex +1 39 £55,000 -8.33% 4
West Sussex +20 31 £53,500 +4.39% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £57,500 +5.02% 6
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 375 (65.45%) DevOps
2 353 (61.61%) Linux
3 344 (60.03%) Docker
4 310 (54.10%) AWS
5 276 (48.17%) Puppet
6 253 (44.15%) Python
7 252 (43.98%) Terraform
8 234 (40.84%) Jenkins
9 231 (40.31%) Kubernetes
10 218 (38.05%) Azure
10 218 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
11 186 (32.46%) Java
12 179 (31.24%) Opscode Chef
13 178 (31.06%) Git (software)
14 166 (28.97%) Bash Shell
15 131 (22.86%) Configuration Management
16 126 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
17 118 (20.59%) MySQL
18 104 (18.15%) Windows
19 96 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
20 93 (16.23%) SQL
21 89 (15.53%) JavaScript
22 88 (15.36%) Continuous Delivery
23 86 (15.01%) PowerShell
24 85 (14.83%) GCP
25 82 (14.31%) SaaS
26 78 (13.61%) Finance
27 74 (12.91%) Ruby
28 72 (12.57%) Scrum
29 71 (12.39%) Software Engineering

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 53 (9.25%) OpenStack
2 42 (7.33%) Tomcat
3 37 (6.46%) Confluence
4 34 (5.93%) JBoss
5 32 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (5.58%) WebLogic
6 25 (4.36%) Apache
7 17 (2.97%) CMS
7 17 (2.97%) Drupal
7 17 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (2.97%) WordPress
8 16 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (2.62%) SugarCRM
10 12 (2.09%) nginx
11 11 (1.92%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.05%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.70%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.35%) IIS
16 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.17%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 310 (54.10%) AWS
2 218 (38.05%) Azure
3 85 (14.83%) GCP
4 82 (14.31%) SaaS
5 65 (11.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 55 (9.60%) GitHub
7 37 (6.46%) IaaS
8 33 (5.76%) Serverless
9 32 (5.58%) OpenShift
10 31 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (4.89%) npm
12 25 (4.36%) PaaS
13 22 (3.84%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (3.66%) IBM Cloud
15 12 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (1.75%) Amazon S3
16 10 (1.75%) Azure Stack
17 9 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
18 8 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
19 7 (1.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.47%) TCP/IP
2 56 (9.77%) Firewall
3 28 (4.89%) VPN
4 25 (4.36%) DNS
5 13 (2.27%) DHCP
6 12 (2.09%) Internet
6 12 (2.09%) LAN
6 12 (2.09%) SSL
7 10 (1.75%) HTTP
7 10 (1.75%) WAN
8 9 (1.57%) DMZ
8 9 (1.57%) SAN
9 8 (1.40%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (1.05%) Network Security
10 6 (1.05%) VLAN
11 5 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.70%) BGP
12 4 (0.70%) IPsec
13 3 (0.52%) MPLS
13 3 (0.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (20.59%) MySQL
2 61 (10.65%) SQL Server
3 52 (9.08%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (6.81%) Relational Database
5 36 (6.28%) NoSQL
6 34 (5.93%) Big Data
7 28 (4.89%) RDBMS
8 24 (4.19%) Redis
8 24 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (3.84%) Hadoop
10 21 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.97%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.87%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
17 3 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
17 3 (0.52%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 234 (40.84%) Jenkins
2 178 (31.06%) Git (software)
3 57 (9.95%) JIRA
4 49 (8.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 34 (5.93%) GitLab
6 30 (5.24%) CircleCI
7 27 (4.71%) Maven
8 20 (3.49%) Bitbucket
9 19 (3.32%) Mocha
10 18 (3.14%) gulp
11 17 (2.97%) Babel
11 17 (2.97%) Subversion
11 17 (2.97%) webpack
12 16 (2.79%) Vagrant
13 14 (2.44%) PHPUnit
14 9 (1.57%) Selenium
14 9 (1.57%) TeamCity
15 8 (1.40%) Travis CI
16 7 (1.22%) Gradle
16 7 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (13.61%) Finance
2 25 (4.36%) Games
3 15 (2.62%) Marketing
4 13 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.09%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.40%) Retail
7 3 (0.52%) Banking
7 3 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Greek Language
9 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (41.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (12.91%) Developer
3 64 (11.17%) Cloud Engineer
4 63 (10.99%) Linux Engineer
5 38 (6.63%) Azure Engineer
6 35 (6.11%) Administrator
7 32 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
8 31 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
9 30 (5.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 29 (5.06%) Lead DevOps
10 29 (5.06%) Senior DevOps
10 29 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 29 (5.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 29 (5.06%) Software Engineer
11 25 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.19%) Linux Administrator
12 24 (4.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 23 (4.01%) PHP Developer
14 21 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.04%) Node.js
2 44 (7.68%) .NET
3 41 (7.16%) Web Services
4 39 (6.81%) AngularJS
5 37 (6.46%) Elastic Stack
6 36 (6.28%) RESTful
7 25 (4.36%) React
8 24 (4.19%) Kafka
9 23 (4.01%) Spring
10 19 (3.32%) Chai
10 19 (3.32%) CSS
10 19 (3.32%) Enzyme
10 19 (3.32%) Jest
10 19 (3.32%) Spring Boot
11 16 (2.79%) REST
11 16 (2.79%) Velocity
12 14 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
12 14 (2.44%) HTML
13 12 (2.09%) LDAP
14 10 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.16%) Public Cloud
2 38 (6.63%) Private Cloud
3 36 (6.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 32 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (5.24%) Data Centre
5 30 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.09%) Clustering
9 12 (2.09%) iPad
9 12 (2.09%) PlayStation
10 8 (1.40%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.40%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.22%) Online Games
12 6 (1.05%) DataPower
12 6 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 353 (61.61%) Linux
2 104 (18.15%) Windows
3 61 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (9.77%) Unix
5 47 (8.20%) CentOS
6 44 (7.68%) Windows Server
7 26 (4.54%) Ubuntu
8 16 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.09%) Solaris
10 11 (1.92%) Debian
11 7 (1.22%) AIX
11 7 (1.22%) Android
12 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.35%) VMS
15 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (65.45%) DevOps
2 218 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 126 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 88 (15.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 72 (12.57%) Scrum
8 71 (12.39%) Software Engineering
9 68 (11.87%) Open Source
10 66 (11.52%) Computer Science
11 63 (10.99%) TDD
12 58 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 57 (9.95%) Microservices
14 43 (7.50%) Analytics
14 43 (7.50%) Migration
15 42 (7.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 40 (6.98%) Test Automation
17 37 (6.46%) E-Commerce
18 36 (6.28%) Mentoring
19 32 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 253 (44.15%) Python
2 186 (32.46%) Java
3 166 (28.97%) Bash Shell
4 93 (16.23%) SQL
5 89 (15.53%) JavaScript
6 86 (15.01%) PowerShell
7 74 (12.91%) Ruby
8 59 (10.30%) Perl
9 53 (9.25%) PHP
10 44 (7.68%) C#
11 38 (6.63%) Shell Script
12 34 (5.93%) Go
13 33 (5.76%) C
14 23 (4.01%) TypeScript
15 21 (3.66%) C++
16 20 (3.49%) Objective-C
17 18 (3.14%) ES6
18 16 (2.79%) Scala
19 11 (1.92%) Kotlin
20 9 (1.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 68 (11.87%) Degree
2 67 (11.69%) Security Cleared
3 39 (6.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (5.93%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.62%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.62%) RHCE
6 14 (2.44%) AWS Certification
7 13 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.57%) MCP
10 8 (1.40%) CCNA
11 7 (1.22%) CCNP
12 5 (0.87%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.70%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.52%) CCIE
15 2 (0.35%) CISSP
15 2 (0.35%) OCA
15 2 (0.35%) OCP
15 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.62%) QA
2 14 (2.44%) SLA
3 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 344 (60.03%) Docker
2 42 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.84%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (3.66%) vSphere
6 17 (2.97%) KVM
6 17 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.92%) Firmware
7 11 (1.92%) NFS
7 11 (1.92%) vCloud
7 11 (1.92%) Xen
8 9 (1.57%) Ceph
9 8 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (1.40%) oVirt
9 8 (1.40%) RHEV
10 6 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.87%) iptables
11 5 (0.87%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.87%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 276 (48.17%) Puppet
2 252 (43.98%) Terraform
3 231 (40.31%) Kubernetes
4 179 (31.24%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (7.85%) Docker Swarm
6 31 (5.41%) Salt
7 20 (3.49%) HAProxy
8 19 (3.32%) Red Hat Satellite
9 16 (2.79%) Packer
10 15 (2.62%) Grafana
11 14 (2.44%) ZABBIX
12 13 (2.27%) Kibana
12 13 (2.27%) Nagios
13 11 (1.92%) Prometheus
14 9 (1.57%) Consul
14 9 (1.57%) vCenter Server
15 7 (1.22%) Cobbler
15 7 (1.22%) logstash
15 7 (1.22%) Mesos
16 5 (0.87%) rkt
Vendors
1 69 (12.04%) Microsoft
1 69 (12.04%) Oracle
2 68 (11.87%) Red Hat
3 63 (10.99%) Google
4 54 (9.42%) VMware
5 26 (4.54%) IBM
6 25 (4.36%) Atlassian
7 21 (3.66%) hybris
8 19 (3.32%) Sun
9 17 (2.97%) Sitecore
10 16 (2.79%) Cisco
10 16 (2.79%) Splunk
11 13 (2.27%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.57%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.40%) Actuate
13 8 (1.40%) F5
14 6 (1.05%) Ivanti
15 5 (0.87%) Palo Alto
15 5 (0.87%) Samsung
16 4 (0.70%) Automation Anywhere