Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 136 129
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7 +78
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 346 457 672
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.78% 2.22% 2.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.39% 21.77% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 229 331 485
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,550
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 1,697 2,099 2,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.63% 10.18% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,375 1,623 2,233
10th Percentile £36,350 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% +7.00%
75th Percentile £73,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £77,900
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +48 137 £60,000 +4.35% 17
Thames Valley -5 136 £65,000 -3.70% 34
Berkshire -5 85 £65,000 -3.70% 23
Surrey +12 47 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Oxfordshire +2 26 £60,000 -14.29% 7
Buckinghamshire +40 25 £77,500 +34.78% 4
East Sussex +29 12 £62,500 - 4
Kent +14 5 £75,000 - 1
Home Counties - 3 £70,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 234 (67.63%) DevOps
2 196 (56.65%) Linux
3 182 (52.60%) Terraform
4 176 (50.87%) Kubernetes
5 174 (50.29%) Docker
6 148 (42.77%) Azure
7 143 (41.33%) AWS
8 140 (40.46%) Python
9 130 (37.57%) Jenkins
10 129 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
11 98 (28.32%) Puppet
12 95 (27.46%) Git (software)
13 82 (23.70%) PowerShell
14 79 (22.83%) VMware
14 79 (22.83%) Configuration Management
15 68 (19.65%) Security Cleared
16 65 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (18.50%) PaaS
17 64 (18.50%) Bash Shell
17 64 (18.50%) Infrastructure as Code
18 62 (17.92%) Continuous Delivery
19 59 (17.05%) Java
20 58 (16.76%) Windows
20 58 (16.76%) Microservices
21 56 (16.18%) IaaS
22 55 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
22 55 (15.90%) SQL
23 54 (15.61%) PostgreSQL
23 54 (15.61%) Software Engineering
24 53 (15.32%) Finance

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 31 (8.96%) OpenStack
2 30 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (6.65%) Apache
4 20 (5.78%) Confluence
5 19 (5.49%) Apache Spark
6 18 (5.20%) GemFire
6 18 (5.20%) IIS
7 7 (2.02%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.73%) Camunda
8 6 (1.73%) nginx
9 5 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.16%) CMS
10 4 (1.16%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.16%) JBoss
11 3 (0.87%) WildFly
12 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 148 (42.77%) Azure
2 143 (41.33%) AWS
3 64 (18.50%) PaaS
4 56 (16.18%) IaaS
5 49 (14.16%) OpenShift
6 41 (11.85%) SaaS
7 28 (8.09%) GCP
8 27 (7.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (7.80%) GitHub
9 21 (6.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (4.62%) Azure Data Factory
10 16 (4.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 14 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (3.47%) Amazon ECS
13 9 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (2.31%) Microsoft 365
15 7 (2.02%) Amazon EKS
15 7 (2.02%) Amazon S3
15 7 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (2.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.14%) DNS
2 35 (10.12%) TCP/IP
3 33 (9.54%) Firewall
4 26 (7.51%) DHCP
5 22 (6.36%) SAN
6 20 (5.78%) Network Security
7 19 (5.49%) NAS
8 15 (4.34%) DMZ
8 15 (4.34%) HTTP
9 13 (3.76%) BGP
10 12 (3.47%) HTTPS
11 11 (3.18%) WAN
12 9 (2.60%) LAN
13 8 (2.31%) VPN
14 7 (2.02%) OSPF
15 6 (1.73%) IPv6
16 5 (1.45%) BIG-IP
16 5 (1.45%) Internet
16 5 (1.45%) IPsec
16 5 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.61%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (8.09%) MariaDB
3 23 (6.65%) MySQL
4 20 (5.78%) SQL Server
5 17 (4.91%) Big Data
6 16 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (4.62%) Redis
7 13 (3.76%) HBase
8 11 (3.18%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.89%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.02%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.73%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.73%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.29%) ClickHouse
14 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 130 (37.57%) Jenkins
2 95 (27.46%) Git (software)
3 53 (15.32%) GitLab
4 35 (10.12%) Bitbucket
5 34 (9.83%) JIRA
6 33 (9.54%) Gradle
7 25 (7.23%) Cucumber
7 25 (7.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 24 (6.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (6.65%) TeamCity
10 21 (6.07%) Maven
11 19 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (5.49%) Protractor
12 17 (4.91%) Artifactory
13 16 (4.62%) Eclipse
13 16 (4.62%) IntelliJ
13 16 (4.62%) JUnit
14 13 (3.76%) Cypress.io
14 13 (3.76%) Mockito
14 13 (3.76%) SonarQube
General
1 53 (15.32%) Finance
1 53 (15.32%) Law
2 25 (7.23%) Banking
2 25 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.62%) Billing
4 13 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.73%) Military
6 5 (1.45%) Back Office
7 4 (1.16%) Legal
8 3 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (40.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (12.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 42 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.40%) Senior DevOps
4 36 (10.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 35 (10.12%) Architect
6 30 (8.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 23 (6.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 18 (5.20%) Azure Engineer
8 18 (5.20%) Developer
9 16 (4.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.34%) Design Engineer
10 15 (4.34%) Site Engineer
11 14 (4.05%) Administrator
11 14 (4.05%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
12 11 (3.18%) AWS Engineer
13 9 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (2.60%) Network Architect
13 9 (2.60%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.67%) Node.js
2 29 (8.38%) RESTful
3 28 (8.09%) Spring
4 26 (7.51%) CSS
5 24 (6.94%) Kafka
6 23 (6.65%) REST
7 21 (6.07%) AngularJS
8 19 (5.49%) LDAP
9 18 (5.20%) WireMock
10 16 (4.62%) React
11 15 (4.34%) Elastic Stack
12 14 (4.05%) JSON
12 14 (4.05%) Redux
12 14 (4.05%) Spring Boot
13 13 (3.76%) .NET
13 13 (3.76%) Express
13 13 (3.76%) Spark Streaming
13 13 (3.76%) Tailwind CSS
13 13 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (3.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.45%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.51%) Private Cloud
3 23 (6.65%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (6.65%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (5.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (4.34%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.76%) Cloud Native
7 11 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.16%) Clustering
11 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.87%) User Experience
12 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.29%) CESG
13 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 196 (56.65%) Linux
2 58 (16.76%) Windows
3 46 (13.29%) Unix
4 33 (9.54%) CentOS
5 28 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (6.94%) Windows Server
7 19 (5.49%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.45%) Debian
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.58%) FreeNAS
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.29%) Android
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) Fedora
11 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (67.63%) DevOps
2 129 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (22.83%) Configuration Management
4 65 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (18.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 62 (17.92%) Continuous Delivery
7 58 (16.76%) Microservices
8 54 (15.61%) Software Engineering
9 50 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 48 (13.87%) Scrum
11 42 (12.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 35 (10.12%) Network Virtualisation
13 34 (9.83%) ITIL
14 29 (8.38%) Mentoring
15 28 (8.09%) Load Balancing
16 26 (7.51%) Computer Science
16 26 (7.51%) Technical Leadership
17 25 (7.23%) Migration
17 25 (7.23%) Release Management
17 25 (7.23%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 140 (40.46%) Python
2 82 (23.70%) PowerShell
3 64 (18.50%) Bash Shell
4 59 (17.05%) Java
5 55 (15.90%) SQL
6 26 (7.51%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.65%) Shell Script
8 22 (6.36%) Groovy
8 22 (6.36%) Ruby
9 20 (5.78%) Go
10 15 (4.34%) C
11 14 (4.05%) C#
12 10 (2.89%) Perl
13 6 (1.73%) PHP
14 5 (1.45%) C++
15 3 (0.87%) ES6
16 2 (0.58%) Java 8
16 2 (0.58%) Korn
16 2 (0.58%) Tcl
16 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 68 (19.65%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.83%) Degree
3 33 (9.54%) SC Cleared
4 22 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.78%) CCNP
6 18 (5.20%) OCP
6 18 (5.20%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (3.47%) AWS Certification
9 10 (2.89%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.45%) CISSP
12 3 (0.87%) RHCE
12 3 (0.87%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.58%) CCNA
14 1 (0.29%) CCIE
14 1 (0.29%) HNC
14 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.18%) SLA
2 9 (2.60%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.45%) PMO
4 4 (1.16%) NIST
4 4 (1.16%) QA
5 3 (0.87%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.87%) NCSC
6 2 (0.58%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 174 (50.29%) Docker
2 55 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (13.29%) Active Directory
4 34 (9.83%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (7.23%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (4.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 17 (4.91%) XenApp
6 17 (4.91%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.05%) vSphere
8 13 (3.76%) HDFS
9 4 (1.16%) KVM
10 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.87%) iptables
10 3 (0.87%) Postfix
11 2 (0.58%) NFS
11 2 (0.58%) Samba
11 2 (0.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 182 (52.60%) Terraform
2 176 (50.87%) Kubernetes
3 98 (28.32%) Puppet
4 50 (14.45%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (8.38%) Grafana
6 23 (6.65%) HAProxy
7 21 (6.07%) Prometheus
8 20 (5.78%) vRealize
9 15 (4.34%) ZABBIX
10 14 (4.05%) Consul
11 11 (3.18%) Icinga
12 10 (2.89%) Graylog
13 7 (2.02%) Packer
13 7 (2.02%) Salt
14 5 (1.45%) Graphite
14 5 (1.45%) Kibana
14 5 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
15 3 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 79 (22.83%) VMware
2 48 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 47 (13.58%) Oracle
4 38 (10.98%) Red Hat
5 36 (10.40%) Cisco
6 29 (8.38%) F5
7 25 (7.23%) IBM
8 19 (5.49%) Dell
9 18 (5.20%) Infoblox
10 17 (4.91%) Citrix
11 14 (4.05%) Atlassian
12 13 (3.76%) Okta
13 11 (3.18%) Google
14 8 (2.31%) Arista
15 7 (2.02%) New Relic
16 6 (1.73%) Juniper
17 5 (1.45%) PayPal
17 5 (1.45%) Splunk
17 5 (1.45%) Veracode
18 4 (1.16%) HP