Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 166 223
Rank change year-on-year +15 +57 +142
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 518 559 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 1.96% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.48% 21.38% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 413 438 364
South East median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,575
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,125 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +2.76%

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 2,529 2,614 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.19% 9.15% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,957 2,075 2,061
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,150 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +6.93%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +52 277 £65,000 +13.04% 51
Berkshire +35 196 £66,500 +13.19% 33
Hampshire -12 131 £52,500 -8.70% 25
Oxfordshire +35 63 £65,000 +10.64% 13
Surrey -17 53 £61,250 +11.36% 17
West Sussex +32 26 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East Sussex +9 25 £60,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +20 18 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
Kent -8 1 - - 4
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 333 (64.29%) DevOps
2 297 (57.34%) Linux
3 274 (52.90%) Docker
4 255 (49.23%) AWS
5 245 (47.30%) Python
6 212 (40.93%) Terraform
7 208 (40.15%) Puppet
8 206 (39.77%) Azure
9 188 (36.29%) Kubernetes
10 181 (34.94%) Jenkins
11 165 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
12 160 (30.89%) Bash Shell
13 149 (28.76%) Configuration Management
14 137 (26.45%) Git (software)
15 136 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
16 127 (24.52%) Java
17 119 (22.97%) Windows
18 102 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
18 102 (19.69%) PowerShell
19 87 (16.80%) Finance
20 86 (16.60%) Infrastructure as Code
21 85 (16.41%) MySQL
22 83 (16.02%) GCP
23 80 (15.44%) Degree
24 79 (15.25%) Firewall
25 73 (14.09%) VMware
26 72 (13.90%) Red Hat
27 70 (13.51%) TCP/IP
27 70 (13.51%) Scrum
28 66 (12.74%) SQL

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 46 (8.88%) Confluence
2 41 (7.92%) OpenStack
3 38 (7.34%) Apache
4 36 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (6.37%) Tomcat
6 24 (4.63%) JBoss
7 18 (3.47%) Apache Solr
8 16 (3.09%) CMS
8 16 (3.09%) Drupal
8 16 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (3.09%) WordPress
9 15 (2.90%) SugarCRM
10 12 (2.32%) Apache Spark
10 12 (2.32%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.93%) nginx
12 6 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.16%) IIS
13 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 255 (49.23%) AWS
2 206 (39.77%) Azure
3 83 (16.02%) GCP
4 63 (12.16%) SaaS
5 56 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 53 (10.23%) IaaS
7 45 (8.69%) PaaS
8 39 (7.53%) GitHub
9 18 (3.47%) OpenShift
10 16 (3.09%) Serverless
11 15 (2.90%) DigitalOcean
12 10 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.93%) npm
13 9 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (1.35%) Azure Stack
15 7 (1.35%) Office 365
16 5 (0.97%) NuGet
17 4 (0.77%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.25%) Firewall
2 70 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 58 (11.20%) DNS
4 30 (5.79%) VPN
5 26 (5.02%) LAN
6 24 (4.63%) DHCP
7 21 (4.05%) BGP
7 21 (4.05%) Internet
7 21 (4.05%) WAN
8 17 (3.28%) SSL
9 14 (2.70%) OSPF
10 13 (2.51%) DMZ
10 13 (2.51%) HTTP
11 12 (2.32%) Network Security
12 7 (1.35%) Cisco Firepower
12 7 (1.35%) SAN
13 6 (1.16%) IPsec
13 6 (1.16%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.16%) MPLS
13 6 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.41%) MySQL
2 48 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (6.18%) SQL Server
4 31 (5.98%) Big Data
5 23 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.32%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.93%) Apache Accumulo
10 10 (1.93%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.74%) Redis
11 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (0.97%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 181 (34.94%) Jenkins
2 137 (26.45%) Git (software)
3 61 (11.78%) JIRA
4 36 (6.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (5.98%) CircleCI
6 27 (5.21%) Bitbucket
7 21 (4.05%) Maven
8 19 (3.67%) Mocha
9 15 (2.90%) Subversion
10 14 (2.70%) GitLab
11 11 (2.12%) Gradle
11 11 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (2.12%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.93%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.35%) Vagrant
13 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.97%) Selenium
15 4 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.77%) Robot Framework
15 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 87 (16.80%) Finance
2 23 (4.44%) Retail
3 17 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.74%) Marketing
5 8 (1.54%) Banking
5 8 (1.54%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.35%) Games
7 6 (1.16%) Electronics
8 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.77%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 195 (37.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 69 (13.32%) Cloud Engineer
3 56 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 45 (8.69%) Azure Engineer
5 39 (7.53%) Developer
6 38 (7.34%) Senior DevOps
6 38 (7.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 37 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (5.98%) Lead DevOps
9 28 (5.41%) Architect
10 22 (4.25%) AWS Engineer
11 20 (3.86%) Azure DevOps
12 19 (3.67%) Automation Engineer
12 19 (3.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 17 (3.28%) Open Source Engineer
13 17 (3.28%) Support Engineer
14 16 (3.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.90%) Administrator
16 14 (2.70%) Network Engineer
16 14 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.18%) Node.js
2 28 (5.41%) Kafka
3 24 (4.63%) Web Services
4 23 (4.44%) Spring
5 22 (4.25%) .NET
5 22 (4.25%) Elastic Stack
6 20 (3.86%) React
7 19 (3.67%) Chai
7 19 (3.67%) Enzyme
7 19 (3.67%) Jest
8 18 (3.47%) AngularJS
9 17 (3.28%) Velocity
10 16 (3.09%) LAMP
10 16 (3.09%) LDAP
11 15 (2.90%) Sensu
11 15 (2.90%) Spring Boot
12 12 (2.32%) HTML
12 12 (2.32%) REST
12 12 (2.32%) RESTful
13 11 (2.12%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.46%) Public Cloud
2 34 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 32 (6.18%) Data Centre
4 27 (5.21%) Private Cloud
5 26 (5.02%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.32%) iPad
8 12 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.93%) Clustering
9 10 (1.93%) PlayStation
10 8 (1.54%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.97%) DataPower
11 5 (0.97%) User Experience
11 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.77%) Social Network
13 3 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 297 (57.34%) Linux
2 119 (22.97%) Windows
3 61 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 52 (10.04%) Unix
6 45 (8.69%) CentOS
7 29 (5.60%) Ubuntu
8 24 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.12%) Debian
9 11 (2.12%) Solaris
10 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.16%) AIX
11 6 (1.16%) VMS
12 5 (0.97%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.19%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (64.29%) DevOps
2 165 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (28.76%) Configuration Management
4 102 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (16.60%) Infrastructure as Code
6 70 (13.51%) Scrum
7 65 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 64 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 56 (10.81%) Computer Science
10 54 (10.42%) Open Source
11 48 (9.27%) Migration
12 44 (8.49%) Microservices
13 42 (8.11%) TDD
14 41 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (7.14%) Analytics
16 35 (6.76%) E-Commerce
17 30 (5.79%) ITIL
17 30 (5.79%) Software Engineering
18 28 (5.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 27 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 245 (47.30%) Python
2 160 (30.89%) Bash Shell
3 127 (24.52%) Java
4 102 (19.69%) PowerShell
5 66 (12.74%) Ruby
5 66 (12.74%) SQL
6 56 (10.81%) Perl
7 49 (9.46%) JavaScript
8 36 (6.95%) PHP
9 31 (5.98%) Shell Script
10 29 (5.60%) Go
11 20 (3.86%) C#
12 18 (3.47%) ES6
13 17 (3.28%) Scala
14 16 (3.09%) C
15 15 (2.90%) C++
16 13 (2.51%) Groovy
17 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
18 7 (1.35%) KiXtart
19 6 (1.16%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 80 (15.44%) Degree
2 57 (11.00%) Security Cleared
3 36 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 35 (6.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.51%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.93%) RHCE
9 9 (1.74%) MCP
10 8 (1.54%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.16%) CCIE
11 6 (1.16%) CCNP
12 4 (0.77%) CCNA
13 2 (0.39%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (0.39%) MCSE
14 1 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.19%) MCITP
14 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.09%) QA
2 13 (2.51%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 274 (52.90%) Docker
2 52 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.72%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.67%) NFS
5 18 (3.47%) vSphere
6 16 (3.09%) Hyper-V
7 13 (2.51%) Firmware
8 12 (2.32%) oVirt
8 12 (2.32%) RHEV
8 12 (2.32%) vCloud
9 10 (1.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (1.54%) Ceph
12 7 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.35%) VMware NSX
13 6 (1.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.77%) Xen
15 3 (0.58%) iptables
15 3 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 212 (40.93%) Terraform
2 208 (40.15%) Puppet
3 188 (36.29%) Kubernetes
4 136 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (6.37%) Salt
6 27 (5.21%) Docker Swarm
7 22 (4.25%) Nagios
8 21 (4.05%) Grafana
9 15 (2.90%) HAProxy
10 12 (2.32%) ZABBIX
11 11 (2.12%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (1.74%) SCOM
13 8 (1.54%) Kibana
14 7 (1.35%) logstash
15 6 (1.16%) Packer
15 6 (1.16%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.97%) FortiGate
16 5 (0.97%) Prometheus
16 5 (0.97%) SCCM
17 4 (0.77%) Ambari
Vendors
1 73 (14.09%) VMware
2 72 (13.90%) Red Hat
3 63 (12.16%) Google
4 61 (11.78%) Microsoft
4 61 (11.78%) Oracle
5 37 (7.14%) Cisco
6 35 (6.76%) Splunk
7 28 (5.41%) Atlassian
8 21 (4.05%) hybris
9 17 (3.28%) New Relic
10 16 (3.09%) Sitecore
11 14 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.70%) Palo Alto
12 13 (2.51%) Fortinet
13 10 (1.93%) F5
13 10 (1.93%) Juniper
14 9 (1.74%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.74%) Sun
15 7 (1.35%) Actuate
15 7 (1.35%) IBM