Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 126 174
Rank change year-on-year -3 +48 +22
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 304 692 569
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.22% 2.58% 1.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.16% 23.30% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 243 570 468
Median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +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 1,508 2,970 2,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.01% 11.08% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 2,325 2,014
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,000 £73,750
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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +4 132 £67,500 +8.00% 22
Hampshire -17 100 £57,500 - 9
Berkshire -4 78 £67,500 +8.00% 9
Surrey +55 52 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Buckinghamshire +76 33 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Oxfordshire -14 21 £67,500 +8.00% 8
East Sussex +24 12 £62,500 +13.64% 1
West Sussex +35 8 £52,000 -
Kent +39 1 £60,000 -11.11%
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 189 (62.17%) DevOps
2 180 (59.21%) Linux
3 172 (56.58%) Docker
4 146 (48.03%) AWS
5 134 (44.08%) Python
6 122 (40.13%) Kubernetes
6 122 (40.13%) Terraform
7 115 (37.83%) Jenkins
8 100 (32.89%) Puppet
9 97 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (28.95%) Azure
11 81 (26.64%) Java
12 76 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 72 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
14 62 (20.39%) Windows
15 61 (20.07%) Git (software)
16 57 (18.75%) VMware
17 55 (18.09%) Configuration Management
18 52 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (15.13%) SQL
20 45 (14.80%) Red Hat
20 45 (14.80%) Security Cleared
21 44 (14.47%) Finance
22 41 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 39 (12.83%) JavaScript
24 38 (12.50%) PowerShell
24 38 (12.50%) Big Data
24 38 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
25 34 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
25 34 (11.18%) AWS CloudFormation

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 24 (7.89%) Apache
2 17 (5.59%) Apache Spark
3 16 (5.26%) Confluence
4 14 (4.61%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.62%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (3.29%) Apache Solr
7 10 (3.29%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.29%) WildFly
8 5 (1.64%) nginx
9 4 (1.32%) CMS
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.66%) Drupal
10 2 (0.66%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.66%) IIS
10 2 (0.66%) JBoss
10 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.66%) WordPress
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) assyst
1 4 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 146 (48.03%) AWS
2 88 (28.95%) Azure
3 34 (11.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 28 (9.21%) PaaS
5 25 (8.22%) GCP
6 18 (5.92%) GitHub
7 17 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (5.59%) IaaS
7 17 (5.59%) SaaS
8 14 (4.61%) Serverless
9 12 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (3.95%) OpenShift
10 10 (3.29%) Office 365
10 10 (3.29%) Slack
11 8 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.97%) BlazeMeter
13 5 (1.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.57%) DNS
1 23 (7.57%) Firewall
2 17 (5.59%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.93%) LAN
3 15 (4.93%) WAN
4 14 (4.61%) SAN
4 14 (4.61%) VPN
5 12 (3.95%) BGP
6 10 (3.29%) Wireless
7 9 (2.96%) HTTP
7 9 (2.96%) MPLS
7 9 (2.96%) OSPF
8 7 (2.30%) Internet
9 6 (1.97%) SSH
10 5 (1.64%) SSL
11 4 (1.32%) EIGRP
11 4 (1.32%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.32%) FCAPS
11 4 (1.32%) FCoE
11 4 (1.32%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.50%) Big Data
2 28 (9.21%) MongoDB
3 26 (8.55%) Hadoop
4 19 (6.25%) MySQL
5 17 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.61%) SQL Server
7 11 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.96%) MariaDB
8 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.63%) Apache Accumulo
9 8 (2.63%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.64%) Redis
11 4 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.32%) Power BI
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.99%) HBase
12 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.66%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 115 (37.83%) Jenkins
2 61 (20.07%) Git (software)
3 30 (9.87%) JIRA
4 18 (5.92%) Maven
5 17 (5.59%) Artifactory
6 12 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.63%) Ant
8 8 (2.63%) Vagrant
9 7 (2.30%) JMeter
9 7 (2.30%) JUnit
10 6 (1.97%) GitLab
10 6 (1.97%) Gradle
10 6 (1.97%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.97%) Subversion
11 5 (1.64%) Bower
11 5 (1.64%) gulp
11 5 (1.64%) Selenium
12 4 (1.32%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.99%) Mocha
General
1 44 (14.47%) Finance
2 10 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.63%) Military
4 6 (1.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.33%) Billing
5 1 (0.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.33%) Publishing
5 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (12.50%) Architect
3 28 (9.21%) Developer
4 25 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
6 19 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (4.93%) Administrator
8 15 (4.93%) Network Engineer
9 13 (4.28%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.28%) Unix Engineer
10 12 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.62%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (2.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.22%) Node.js
2 18 (5.92%) Web Services
3 13 (4.28%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (4.28%) Kafka
4 11 (3.62%) .NET
4 11 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (3.62%) Spring
5 10 (3.29%) JSON
5 10 (3.29%) Sensu
6 9 (2.96%) Akka
7 8 (2.63%) OpenJDK
7 8 (2.63%) YAML
8 7 (2.30%) React
9 6 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (1.97%) RESTful
10 5 (1.64%) .NET Core
10 5 (1.64%) Apache NiFi
10 5 (1.64%) CSS
10 5 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.21%) Public Cloud
2 15 (4.93%) Clustering
3 13 (4.28%) Cloud Native
3 13 (4.28%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.30%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.97%) CMDB
6 6 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.64%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) LPAR
10 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.33%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 180 (59.21%) Linux
2 62 (20.39%) Windows
3 41 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (10.86%) Unix
5 30 (9.87%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.28%) CentOS
6 13 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.96%) Debian
7 9 (2.96%) Solaris
7 9 (2.96%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.97%) AIX
9 6 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.66%) SUSE
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (62.17%) DevOps
2 97 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.09%) Configuration Management
4 52 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 34 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 25 (8.22%) Microservices
8 25 (8.22%) Scrum
9 24 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 23 (7.57%) Fintech
10 23 (7.57%) Software Engineering
11 20 (6.58%) Computer Science
11 20 (6.58%) Open Source
11 20 (6.58%) Test Automation
12 19 (6.25%) Change Management
12 19 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (6.25%) Machine Learning
13 18 (5.92%) Migration
13 18 (5.92%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 134 (44.08%) Python
2 81 (26.64%) Java
3 76 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 46 (15.13%) SQL
5 39 (12.83%) JavaScript
6 38 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 22 (7.24%) Perl
8 21 (6.91%) Shell Script
9 20 (6.58%) Groovy
10 15 (4.93%) C++
11 14 (4.61%) PHP
12 12 (3.95%) C#
13 8 (2.63%) Java 8
14 7 (2.30%) Go
14 7 (2.30%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.97%) C
15 6 (1.97%) Korn
15 6 (1.97%) Scala
16 5 (1.64%) Ruby
16 5 (1.64%) Rust
Qualifications
1 45 (14.80%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.88%) Degree
4 15 (4.93%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.29%) CCNP
7 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.66%) CCIE
8 2 (0.66%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) CCDE
9 1 (0.33%) CCDP
9 1 (0.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.33%) LPIC
9 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.96%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) GDPR
2 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.99%) ISO 22301
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 172 (56.58%) Docker
2 34 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (5.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.62%) vSphere
6 10 (3.29%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.64%) oVirt
7 5 (1.64%) RHEV
8 4 (1.32%) iptables
8 4 (1.32%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.99%) LXC
10 2 (0.66%) HDFS
10 2 (0.66%) Postfix
10 2 (0.66%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.33%) Gluster
11 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.33%) XenApp
11 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 122 (40.13%) Kubernetes
1 122 (40.13%) Terraform
2 100 (32.89%) Puppet
3 72 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.92%) Salt
4 18 (5.92%) ZABBIX
5 16 (5.26%) Nagios
6 10 (3.29%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.97%) Packer
8 6 (1.97%) SELinux
9 5 (1.64%) Istio
10 4 (1.32%) Amdocs OSS
10 4 (1.32%) Galera Cluster
10 4 (1.32%) Icinga
10 4 (1.32%) logstash
10 4 (1.32%) Observium
10 4 (1.32%) OpenNebula
10 4 (1.32%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (18.75%) VMware
2 45 (14.80%) Red Hat
3 29 (9.54%) Microsoft
4 26 (8.55%) Cisco
4 26 (8.55%) Oracle
5 19 (6.25%) HP
6 17 (5.59%) Google
7 12 (3.95%) Dell
8 11 (3.62%) Atlassian
8 11 (3.62%) Juniper
9 10 (3.29%) Splunk
9 10 (3.29%) Sun
10 9 (2.96%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.63%) EMC
11 8 (2.63%) Meraki
11 8 (2.63%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.30%) IBM
12 7 (2.30%) Veritas
13 5 (1.64%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.64%) Symantec