Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South West
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 148 191
Rank change year-on-year +3 +43 +112
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 189 231 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.88% 2.22% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.31% 23.33% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 160 175 125
South West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -20.83%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 979 990 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.76% 9.50% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 794 774 582
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,375 £64,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the South West

Ansible
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ansible in the South West.

Salary trend for Ansible in the South West

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the South West over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the South West

Ansible
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 March 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
Bristol -1 52 £50,000 -9.09% 34
Wiltshire -9 51 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Gloucestershire +16 31 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Somerset +6 24 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Dorset -18 21 £62,500 +56.25% 10
Devon -15 8 £42,000 +2.44% 2
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 154 (81.48%) Linux
2 121 (64.02%) Python
3 104 (55.03%) DevOps
4 100 (52.91%) Docker
5 94 (49.74%) Puppet
6 85 (44.97%) Amazon AWS
7 74 (39.15%) Windows
8 64 (33.86%) VMware
9 61 (32.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 59 (31.22%) Jenkins
11 57 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
12 55 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (28.57%) Configuration Management
14 53 (28.04%) Terraform
15 51 (26.98%) Kubernetes
16 50 (26.46%) Bash Shell
17 45 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (21.16%) Git (software)
19 39 (20.63%) PowerShell
20 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
21 36 (19.05%) Security Cleared
21 36 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 34 (17.99%) JavaScript
23 32 (16.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 29 (15.34%) Google
25 28 (14.81%) Java
25 28 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
26 27 (14.29%) Red Hat
27 26 (13.76%) Software Engineering
27 26 (13.76%) VMware ESXi

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (8.99%) Apache
2 8 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.17%) Drupal
4 6 (3.17%) IIS
5 5 (2.65%) JBoss
6 4 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.12%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.59%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.06%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.06%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.06%) nginx
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 85 (44.97%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (32.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (11.11%) SaaS
5 17 (8.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (5.82%) GitHub
7 7 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (3.70%) Datadog
7 7 (3.70%) IaaS
8 5 (2.65%) Office 365
9 4 (2.12%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.59%) PaaS
11 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.53%) Google Container Engine
12 1 (0.53%) npm
12 1 (0.53%) Serverless
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) Firewall
2 13 (6.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (6.35%) WAN
4 11 (5.82%) LAN
5 8 (4.23%) IPv4
5 8 (4.23%) IPv6
6 6 (3.17%) HTTP
7 5 (2.65%) DHCP
7 5 (2.65%) DNS
7 5 (2.65%) FCoE
7 5 (2.65%) Network Security
7 5 (2.65%) SNMP
8 4 (2.12%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.12%) SSH
8 4 (2.12%) VSAN
9 2 (1.06%) VPN
10 1 (0.53%) Broadband
10 1 (0.53%) SSL
10 1 (0.53%) VoIP
10 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.41%) MySQL
2 12 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.76%) Big Data
3 9 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.17%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.12%) GIS
9 3 (1.59%) Redis
9 3 (1.59%) Riak
10 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.06%) QGIS
11 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.53%) HBase
11 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (31.22%) Jenkins
2 40 (21.16%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.05%) Bitbucket
4 16 (8.47%) JIRA
5 14 (7.41%) Vagrant
6 10 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (4.76%) Redmine
8 8 (4.23%) GitLab
8 8 (4.23%) Selenium
9 7 (3.70%) Grunt
9 7 (3.70%) gulp
9 7 (3.70%) Subversion
9 7 (3.70%) Travis CI
10 6 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.12%) Bugzilla
11 4 (2.12%) Buildbot
11 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.12%) JUnit
11 4 (2.12%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 23 (12.17%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Marketing
3 9 (4.76%) Games
4 4 (2.12%) Back Office
4 4 (2.12%) Electronics
4 4 (2.12%) Front Office
4 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.12%) Military
4 4 (2.12%) Retail
4 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (33.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (15.87%) Platform Engineer
3 29 (15.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (10.05%) AWS Engineer
5 19 (10.05%) Developer
6 18 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 18 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 17 (8.99%) Architect
8 16 (8.47%) AWS DevOps
8 16 (8.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (5.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.82%) Lead DevOps
11 10 (5.29%) Administrator
11 10 (5.29%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (5.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.29%) Windows Engineer
12 9 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.88%) AngularJS
2 10 (5.29%) .NET
3 9 (4.76%) jQuery
3 9 (4.76%) Symfony
4 8 (4.23%) React
5 7 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (3.70%) Java EE
5 7 (3.70%) LAMP
6 6 (3.17%) CSS
7 5 (2.65%) Apache NiFi
7 5 (2.65%) CGI
7 5 (2.65%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.65%) HTML
7 5 (2.65%) Laravel
7 5 (2.65%) Node.js
7 5 (2.65%) Spring
8 4 (2.12%) Django
8 4 (2.12%) RESTful
8 4 (2.12%) Sass
8 4 (2.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.23%) Public Cloud
2 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.82%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.65%) Fintech
6 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.06%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 154 (81.48%) Linux
2 74 (39.15%) Windows
3 32 (16.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (12.70%) CentOS
4 24 (12.70%) Ubuntu
5 22 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (10.05%) Windows Server
7 14 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.82%) Unix
10 7 (3.70%) DC/OS
11 4 (2.12%) Debian
12 3 (1.59%) Fedora
13 2 (1.06%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.06%) SUSE
14 1 (0.53%) Android
14 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.03%) DevOps
2 55 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 36 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (13.76%) Software Engineering
6 25 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (11.11%) Open Source
9 20 (10.58%) Test Automation
10 17 (8.99%) Mentoring
11 15 (7.94%) ITIL
11 15 (7.94%) Microservices
12 13 (6.88%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (6.88%) SDLC
13 12 (6.35%) Change Management
13 12 (6.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 12 (6.35%) Systems Engineering
14 11 (5.82%) TDD
15 10 (5.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 121 (64.02%) Python
2 50 (26.46%) Bash Shell
3 39 (20.63%) PowerShell
4 34 (17.99%) JavaScript
5 28 (14.81%) Java
6 25 (13.23%) SQL
7 18 (9.52%) C
8 14 (7.41%) C#
8 14 (7.41%) PHP
8 14 (7.41%) Ruby
9 10 (5.29%) Perl
10 9 (4.76%) C++
11 5 (2.65%) Java 8
11 5 (2.65%) Korn
12 3 (1.59%) Go
13 2 (1.06%) Erlang
14 1 (0.53%) ES6
14 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 36 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (10.05%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.99%) MCSE
6 15 (7.94%) DV Cleared
6 15 (7.94%) RHCE
7 13 (6.88%) Degree
8 11 (5.82%) MCITP
8 11 (5.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.76%) AWS Certification
9 9 (4.76%) CCNA
10 8 (4.23%) MCSA
11 6 (3.17%) CISSP
11 6 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (3.17%) GIAC
11 6 (3.17%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (3.17%) SANS
11 6 (3.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (52.91%) Docker
2 45 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.76%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (12.17%) vSphere
5 20 (10.58%) Hyper-V
6 17 (8.99%) VMware NSX
7 13 (6.88%) VirtualBox
8 11 (5.82%) Active Directory
8 11 (5.82%) NFS
9 9 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (4.23%) vCloud
11 7 (3.70%) KVM
11 7 (3.70%) Samba
12 5 (2.65%) Xen
13 4 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (1.06%) Corosync
14 2 (1.06%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 94 (49.74%) Puppet
2 57 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (28.04%) Terraform
4 51 (26.98%) Kubernetes
5 19 (10.05%) vCenter Server
6 18 (9.52%) Packer
7 15 (7.94%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (5.29%) Nagios
9 6 (3.17%) Salt
10 4 (2.12%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.12%) SCCM
10 4 (2.12%) SCOrch
10 4 (2.12%) vRealize
10 4 (2.12%) WSUS
10 4 (2.12%) yum
10 4 (2.12%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.59%) OpenNMS
12 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 2 (1.06%) Marathon
12 2 (1.06%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 64 (33.86%) VMware
2 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
3 29 (15.34%) Google
4 27 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 19 (10.05%) Cisco
6 11 (5.82%) Oracle
7 9 (4.76%) NetApp
7 9 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.70%) EMC
8 7 (3.70%) New Relic
8 7 (3.70%) Splunk
9 4 (2.12%) Citrix
9 4 (2.12%) HP
9 4 (2.12%) Panasonic
9 4 (2.12%) SAP
10 3 (1.59%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.59%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.59%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.59%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.59%) Veeam