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

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 123 152
Rank change year-on-year +48 +29 +12
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 759 205 547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.19% 2.52% 2.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.59% 18.52% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 267 165 443
10th Percentile £46,550 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,125 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £77,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%

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 2,751 1,107 2,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.18% 13.62% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,633 903 2,127
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £44,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,250 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.93% +7.27%

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 October 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 October 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 +46 421 £65,000 +8.33% 25
Thames Valley +10 236 £65,000 - 32
Berkshire +18 168 £67,500 +3.85% 25
Buckinghamshire -24 56 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Surrey -59 44 £66,250 +0.38% 7
Kent -27 16 £47,000 -30.37%
Oxfordshire -25 14 £40,000 -37.98% 2
East Sussex -37 12 £77,500 +24.00% 4
West Sussex -7 4 £49,500 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £55,000 -
Home Counties -15 1 £110,000 +25.71%
Sussex - 1 - -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 573 (75.49%) DevOps
2 530 (69.83%) Linux
3 480 (63.24%) AWS
4 466 (61.40%) Jenkins
5 435 (57.31%) Java
6 415 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
7 400 (52.70%) Python
8 367 (48.35%) Azure
9 364 (47.96%) Terraform
10 363 (47.83%) Finance
11 361 (47.56%) Degree
12 357 (47.04%) Git (software)
13 328 (43.21%) Software Engineering
14 326 (42.95%) Computer Science
15 319 (42.03%) Microservices
15 319 (42.03%) Spring
16 307 (40.45%) Law
17 305 (40.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 300 (39.53%) Banking
19 293 (38.60%) Kafka
19 293 (38.60%) Digital Banking
20 281 (37.02%) Unix
21 261 (34.39%) Apache Spark
22 259 (34.12%) GitHub
23 249 (32.81%) Kubernetes
24 247 (32.54%) AngularJS
24 247 (32.54%) RabbitMQ
25 243 (32.02%) Shell Script
26 234 (30.83%) PostgreSQL
26 234 (30.83%) MariaDB

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
1 261 (34.39%) Apache Spark
2 214 (28.19%) GemFire
3 204 (26.88%) Apache
4 81 (10.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 37 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (2.37%) nginx
7 17 (2.24%) OpenStack
8 16 (2.11%) IIS
9 11 (1.45%) Jupyter
10 8 (1.05%) Confluence
11 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.13%) JBoss
13 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 480 (63.24%) AWS
2 367 (48.35%) Azure
3 259 (34.12%) GitHub
4 170 (22.40%) Amazon Kinesis
5 151 (19.89%) GCP
6 105 (13.83%) PaaS
7 87 (11.46%) OpenShift
8 61 (8.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (8.04%) IaaS
9 54 (7.11%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (5.01%) Serverless
11 34 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
12 33 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (2.90%) SaaS
14 17 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (1.84%) Microsoft 365
16 13 (1.71%) Amazon S3
17 12 (1.58%) IBM Cloud
17 12 (1.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.08%) Firewall
2 30 (3.95%) Calico
2 30 (3.95%) HTTP
3 20 (2.64%) BGP
4 17 (2.24%) SSH
5 15 (1.98%) IPsec
5 15 (1.98%) VPN
6 13 (1.71%) Internet
7 12 (1.58%) Kerberos
8 11 (1.45%) DNS
9 10 (1.32%) Network Security
9 10 (1.32%) WAN
10 9 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.79%) LAN
11 6 (0.79%) OSPF
11 6 (0.79%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.66%) DHCP
13 3 (0.40%) SAN
13 3 (0.40%) VSAN
13 3 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (30.83%) MariaDB
1 234 (30.83%) PostgreSQL
2 230 (30.30%) HBase
3 202 (26.61%) Redis
3 202 (26.61%) Relational Database
4 188 (24.77%) Big Data
5 164 (21.61%) NoSQL
6 93 (12.25%) Hadoop
7 46 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 36 (4.74%) MySQL
9 14 (1.84%) SQL Server
10 9 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.19%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.19%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.92%) OLTP
11 7 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.53%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.53%) SQLite
13 2 (0.26%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.26%) Presto
Development Applications
1 466 (61.40%) Jenkins
2 357 (47.04%) Git (software)
3 230 (30.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 218 (28.72%) Cucumber
5 214 (28.19%) Gradle
6 213 (28.06%) Protractor
7 187 (24.64%) Eclipse
7 187 (24.64%) JUnit
8 185 (24.37%) IntelliJ
9 183 (24.11%) Cypress.io
9 183 (24.11%) Storybook
10 179 (23.58%) Mockito
11 130 (17.13%) Artifactory
12 89 (11.73%) SonarQube
13 52 (6.85%) JIRA
14 51 (6.72%) GitLab
15 46 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 37 (4.87%) Selenium
17 30 (3.95%) gulp
18 27 (3.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 363 (47.83%) Finance
2 307 (40.45%) Law
3 305 (40.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 300 (39.53%) Banking
5 76 (10.01%) Social Skills
6 51 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (6.19%) Presentation Skills
8 30 (3.95%) Organisational Skills
9 17 (2.24%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.05%) Marketing
10 8 (1.05%) Public Sector
11 7 (0.92%) Electronics
12 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.40%) Military
15 2 (0.26%) Automotive
16 1 (0.13%) Advertising
16 1 (0.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 204 (26.88%) Software Engineer
2 144 (18.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 128 (16.86%) Developer
4 121 (15.94%) Principal Engineer
5 108 (14.23%) Principal Software Engineer
6 103 (13.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 66 (8.70%) Architect
8 62 (8.17%) Lead Software Engineer
9 56 (7.38%) Senior Software Engineer
10 53 (6.98%) Software Developer
11 52 (6.85%) Lead Developer
12 49 (6.46%) Lead Software Developer
13 45 (5.93%) Java Developer
14 36 (4.74%) Senior DevOps
14 36 (4.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 33 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
16 26 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
16 26 (3.43%) Lead DevOps
17 22 (2.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 21 (2.77%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (42.03%) Spring
2 293 (38.60%) Kafka
3 247 (32.54%) AngularJS
3 247 (32.54%) RabbitMQ
4 227 (29.91%) Node.js
4 227 (29.91%) React
5 218 (28.72%) RESTful
6 207 (27.27%) WireMock
7 202 (26.61%) Play Framework
8 193 (25.43%) JSON
9 189 (24.90%) CSS
10 183 (24.11%) Express
10 183 (24.11%) Redux
10 183 (24.11%) Spark Streaming
10 183 (24.11%) Tailwind CSS
10 183 (24.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 153 (20.16%) Spring Boot
12 139 (18.31%) LAMP
13 130 (17.13%) LAPP Stack
14 108 (14.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 189 (24.90%) Linux Command Line
2 147 (19.37%) User Experience
3 97 (12.78%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 38 (5.01%) Public Cloud
6 30 (3.95%) Algorithms
7 24 (3.16%) Virtual Team
8 17 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.11%) Clustering
10 14 (1.84%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.58%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.45%) Life Science
13 8 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
15 6 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 5 (0.66%) CESG
16 5 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
17 4 (0.53%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 530 (69.83%) Linux
2 281 (37.02%) Unix
3 125 (16.47%) Windows
4 53 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (6.59%) Windows Server
6 31 (4.08%) CentOS
7 26 (3.43%) Ubuntu
8 25 (3.29%) Debian
9 13 (1.71%) Fedora
10 11 (1.45%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.05%) Android
11 8 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.79%) VMS
13 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.13%) AIX
15 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.13%) Solaris
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (75.49%) DevOps
2 415 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (43.21%) Software Engineering
4 326 (42.95%) Computer Science
5 319 (42.03%) Microservices
6 293 (38.60%) Digital Banking
7 216 (28.46%) Scrum
8 192 (25.30%) Full Stack Development
9 191 (25.16%) Validation
10 183 (24.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 180 (23.72%) Business Continuity
12 160 (21.08%) TDD
13 153 (20.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 147 (19.37%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 144 (18.97%) Infrastructure as Code
16 142 (18.71%) High Availability
17 139 (18.31%) Open Source
18 135 (17.79%) Software Testing
19 134 (17.65%) OO
20 132 (17.39%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 435 (57.31%) Java
2 400 (52.70%) Python
3 243 (32.02%) Shell Script
4 214 (28.19%) Groovy
5 153 (20.16%) Bash Shell
6 93 (12.25%) PowerShell
7 85 (11.20%) JavaScript
8 62 (8.17%) C#
9 58 (7.64%) Go
10 44 (5.80%) C++
11 42 (5.53%) C
12 40 (5.27%) SQL
13 38 (5.01%) Ruby
14 34 (4.48%) Perl
15 15 (1.98%) PHP
16 13 (1.71%) Java 8
17 10 (1.32%) Rust
17 10 (1.32%) Scala
18 7 (0.92%) TypeScript
19 5 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 361 (47.56%) Degree
2 206 (27.14%) OCP
2 206 (27.14%) Oracle Certification
3 99 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 52 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 48 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (2.64%) AWS Certification
7 18 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.84%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.79%) CCIE
10 6 (0.79%) CCNP
11 5 (0.66%) CISSP
11 5 (0.66%) CLAS
11 5 (0.66%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.40%) CCNA
12 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.26%) CCSP
14 1 (0.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.25%) SLA
2 15 (1.98%) QA
3 11 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.19%) GDPR
5 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.79%) ISO 13485
7 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.26%) NIST
8 2 (0.26%) SOC 2
System Software
1 205 (27.01%) Docker
2 185 (24.37%) HDFS
3 167 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (8.83%) Virtual Machines
5 52 (6.85%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.66%) vSphere
9 4 (0.53%) LXC
9 4 (0.53%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.26%) iptables
10 2 (0.26%) NFS
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) pfSense
11 1 (0.13%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 364 (47.96%) Terraform
2 249 (32.81%) Kubernetes
3 176 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (16.73%) Puppet
5 43 (5.67%) Grafana
6 31 (4.08%) Kibana
7 8 (1.05%) Packer
8 6 (0.79%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.79%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.66%) QRadar
10 3 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.40%) logstash
11 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.26%) Icinga
11 2 (0.26%) Salt
11 2 (0.26%) vRealize
12 1 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 231 (30.43%) VMware
2 184 (24.24%) Okta
3 67 (8.83%) Oracle
4 59 (7.77%) Microsoft
5 32 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.90%) Google
7 19 (2.50%) PayPal
8 15 (1.98%) Cisco
8 15 (1.98%) IBM
9 14 (1.84%) Splunk
10 11 (1.45%) YouTube
11 10 (1.32%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.19%) Dynatrace
13 8 (1.05%) LogicMonitor
13 8 (1.05%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.05%) SAP
14 5 (0.66%) AlienVault
14 5 (0.66%) Apple
14 5 (0.66%) LogRhythm
14 5 (0.66%) Sophos