Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 200 366
Rank change year-on-year +35 +166 +189
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 586 496 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.01% 1.71% 0.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.81% 20.67% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 458 401 211
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.63% +2.50% -

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 2,569 2,400 3,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.82% 8.29% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 2,026 2,717
South East median annual salary £52,500 £48,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.81% -3.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 -7 263 £60,000 +4.35% 39
Berkshire -20 175 £60,000 +0.84% 18
Hampshire +64 174 £55,000 +4.76% 29
Surrey +67 92 £52,500 -12.50% 23
Oxfordshire +17 70 £62,500 +25.00% 20
East Sussex -18 42 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 18 £54,750 +12.31% 1
West Sussex -26 8 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Middlesex -5 2 £51,750 -20.38% 1
Kent +9 1 £62,500 +19.05% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 392 (66.89%) Linux
2 344 (58.70%) DevOps
3 313 (53.41%) Puppet
4 308 (52.56%) Python
5 284 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
6 278 (47.44%) Docker
7 266 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
8 259 (44.20%) Amazon AWS
9 258 (44.03%) Jenkins
10 215 (36.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 190 (32.42%) Git (software)
12 188 (32.08%) Kubernetes
13 186 (31.74%) Java
14 177 (30.20%) Configuration Management
15 167 (28.50%) SQL
16 154 (26.28%) Bash Shell
17 139 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
18 123 (20.99%) Scrum
19 121 (20.65%) Windows
19 121 (20.65%) Terraform
20 119 (20.31%) Oracle
21 111 (18.94%) TDD
22 110 (18.77%) Ruby
23 109 (18.60%) JavaScript
24 104 (17.75%) VMware
25 103 (17.58%) PowerShell
26 94 (16.04%) Open Source
27 90 (15.36%) Degree
28 87 (14.85%) Finance
28 87 (14.85%) Red Hat

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 72 (12.29%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (9.73%) Apache
3 43 (7.34%) JBoss
4 42 (7.17%) nginx
5 41 (7.00%) OpenStack
6 37 (6.31%) Confluence
7 32 (5.46%) WebLogic
8 31 (5.29%) IIS
9 26 (4.44%) Tomcat
10 21 (3.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (2.73%) CloudStack
12 10 (1.71%) Jetty
12 10 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.02%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.68%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.51%) Smallworld
15 3 (0.51%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.51%) WordPress
16 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.05%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 259 (44.20%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (36.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (13.14%) GitHub
4 61 (10.41%) PaaS
5 57 (9.73%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (6.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (6.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 38 (6.48%) IaaS
8 38 (6.48%) SaaS
9 26 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (4.10%) Amazon S3
11 21 (3.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (3.41%) Office 365
13 19 (3.24%) OpenShift
14 18 (3.07%) IBM Cloud
15 15 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
16 13 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 12 (2.05%) Serverless
18 11 (1.88%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 42 (7.17%) Firewall
3 29 (4.95%) DNS
4 16 (2.73%) DHCP
4 16 (2.73%) Internet
4 16 (2.73%) iSCSI
4 16 (2.73%) VLAN
5 15 (2.56%) WAN
6 14 (2.39%) LAN
7 13 (2.22%) HTTP
7 13 (2.22%) Wireless
8 12 (2.05%) SAN
9 11 (1.88%) VPN
10 10 (1.71%) NAS
11 8 (1.37%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.19%) FCoE
12 7 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (0.85%) AMQP
13 5 (0.85%) SNMP
14 3 (0.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.80%) NoSQL
2 66 (11.26%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (10.75%) SQL Server
4 58 (9.90%) MySQL
5 41 (7.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 41 (7.00%) MongoDB
6 40 (6.83%) Big Data
7 26 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 25 (4.27%) Redis
9 22 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 19 (3.24%) Neo4j
12 16 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (2.73%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.05%) Hadoop
13 12 (2.05%) MariaDB
14 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (1.19%) DB2
17 6 (1.02%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 258 (44.03%) Jenkins
2 190 (32.42%) Git (software)
3 64 (10.92%) Subversion
4 63 (10.75%) Vagrant
5 58 (9.90%) JIRA
6 46 (7.85%) GitLab
7 35 (5.97%) TeamCity
8 34 (5.80%) Maven
9 29 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (4.44%) Selenium
10 26 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (3.92%) JUnit
12 22 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (3.41%) Cucumber
14 19 (3.24%) Gerrit
14 19 (3.24%) SonarQube
15 16 (2.73%) Artifactory
16 13 (2.22%) Mockito
17 12 (2.05%) WiX
General
1 87 (14.85%) Finance
2 44 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 39 (6.66%) Marketing
4 28 (4.78%) Electronics
5 27 (4.61%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.07%) Banking
7 10 (1.71%) Publishing
8 8 (1.37%) Retail
9 5 (0.85%) Games
10 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Military
11 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 195 (33.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 121 (20.65%) Developer
3 46 (7.85%) Java Developer
4 42 (7.17%) AWS Engineer
5 41 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
6 36 (6.14%) Architect
6 36 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 35 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
8 34 (5.80%) Software Engineer
9 32 (5.46%) Lead DevOps
10 30 (5.12%) Administrator
11 29 (4.95%) Software Developer
12 27 (4.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 26 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 26 (4.44%) Python Developer
13 26 (4.44%) Senior Developer
13 26 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
13 26 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 25 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.95%) AngularJS
2 61 (10.41%) .NET
3 58 (9.90%) Node.js
4 55 (9.39%) Web Services
5 51 (8.70%) J2EE
6 48 (8.19%) Elastic Stack
7 47 (8.02%) Middleware
8 46 (7.85%) REST
9 41 (7.00%) HTML
10 35 (5.97%) CSS
10 35 (5.97%) React
11 32 (5.46%) Spring
12 31 (5.29%) RESTful
13 28 (4.78%) Kafka
13 28 (4.78%) Vue.js
14 27 (4.61%) XML
15 26 (4.44%) HTML5
15 26 (4.44%) JSON
16 25 (4.27%) Angular 2
16 25 (4.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.68%) Public Cloud
3 41 (7.00%) Data Centre
4 38 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 31 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.41%) Fintech
7 15 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 14 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.71%) BBC
12 9 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.54%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.54%) Replication
13 8 (1.37%) Clustering
14 7 (1.19%) Industry 4.0
15 6 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.02%) PMI
15 6 (1.02%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.85%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 392 (66.89%) Linux
2 121 (20.65%) Windows
3 76 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 65 (11.09%) Unix
5 54 (9.22%) CentOS
6 50 (8.53%) Ubuntu
7 22 (3.75%) Debian
7 22 (3.75%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.37%) FreeBSD
10 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.02%) Solaris
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.51%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.51%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.34%) SUSE
15 1 (0.17%) Android
15 1 (0.17%) Fedora
15 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (58.70%) DevOps
2 284 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (30.20%) Configuration Management
4 139 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (20.99%) Scrum
6 111 (18.94%) TDD
7 94 (16.04%) Open Source
8 85 (14.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 78 (13.31%) ITIL
9 78 (13.31%) Software Engineering
10 67 (11.43%) Mentoring
11 66 (11.26%) BDD
11 66 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (11.09%) Microservices
12 65 (11.09%) Test Automation
13 63 (10.75%) Deployment Automation
14 55 (9.39%) Kanban
15 44 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 42 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (7.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 308 (52.56%) Python
2 186 (31.74%) Java
3 167 (28.50%) SQL
4 154 (26.28%) Bash Shell
5 110 (18.77%) Ruby
6 109 (18.60%) JavaScript
7 103 (17.58%) PowerShell
8 72 (12.29%) Perl
9 63 (10.75%) C#
10 50 (8.53%) Go
11 34 (5.80%) C++
12 31 (5.29%) Shell Script
13 30 (5.12%) C
14 26 (4.44%) TypeScript
15 25 (4.27%) PHP
16 20 (3.41%) T-SQL
17 18 (3.07%) Java 8
18 15 (2.56%) PL/SQL
19 10 (1.71%) Groovy
20 9 (1.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (15.36%) Degree
2 57 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.39%) RHCSA
7 12 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.88%) MCSE
8 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.88%) RHCE
9 7 (1.19%) AWS Certification
9 7 (1.19%) CCNA
9 7 (1.19%) MCSA
10 4 (0.68%) MCSD
11 3 (0.51%) MCITP
11 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.34%) CCNP
12 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.07%) QA
2 10 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.68%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.68%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 278 (47.44%) Docker
2 58 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.53%) vSphere
4 25 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 25 (4.27%) VirtualBox
5 15 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.71%) KVM
7 9 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.19%) Firmware
8 7 (1.19%) NFS
8 7 (1.19%) Samba
9 6 (1.02%) Xen
10 5 (0.85%) oVirt
11 4 (0.68%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.68%) XenServer
12 3 (0.51%) Postfix
12 3 (0.51%) vCloud
12 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 313 (53.41%) Puppet
2 266 (45.39%) Opscode Chef
3 188 (32.08%) Kubernetes
4 121 (20.65%) Terraform
5 51 (8.70%) Salt
6 34 (5.80%) logstash
7 25 (4.27%) Kibana
8 20 (3.41%) Rancher
9 18 (3.07%) Packer
10 17 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (2.39%) HAProxy
11 14 (2.39%) Nagios
11 14 (2.39%) ZABBIX
12 13 (2.22%) Grafana
13 11 (1.88%) Graylog
14 8 (1.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 7 (1.19%) Prometheus
16 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
16 5 (0.85%) PingFederate
16 5 (0.85%) rkt
Vendors
1 119 (20.31%) Oracle
2 104 (17.75%) VMware
3 87 (14.85%) Red Hat
4 75 (12.80%) Microsoft
5 42 (7.17%) Google
6 27 (4.61%) SAP
7 26 (4.44%) Cisco
8 24 (4.10%) SaltStack
9 23 (3.92%) ServiceNow
10 18 (3.07%) Atlassian
11 17 (2.90%) Sitecore
12 15 (2.56%) Pega
12 15 (2.56%) Splunk
13 14 (2.39%) IBM
14 12 (2.05%) Meraki
14 12 (2.05%) New Relic
15 11 (1.88%) F5
16 8 (1.37%) Rackspace
17 7 (1.19%) Centrify
17 7 (1.19%) HP