Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South West
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 163 144
Rank change year-on-year +52 -19 +61
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 217 184 235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.81% 1.83% 2.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.59% 18.59% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 197 170 182
Median annual salary £51,593 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.73% +16.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,850 £34,550
90th Percentile £82,500 £69,100 £66,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 816 990 1,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.57% 9.86% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 647 796 808
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ansible as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ansible in the South West.

Salary trend for Ansible in the South West

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ansible in the South West over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 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
Gloucestershire +55 98 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Wiltshire +8 34 £80,000 +39.13% 5
Bristol +3 29 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Somerset +20 24 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Dorset +35 22 £50,000 -6.98% 1
Devon -5 1 - - 1
Ansible
England

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

1 174 (80.18%) Docker
2 153 (70.51%) Linux
3 149 (68.66%) DevOps
4 144 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (51.61%) Python
6 93 (42.86%) Kubernetes
7 87 (40.09%) Puppet
8 83 (38.25%) AWS
9 80 (36.87%) Java
10 79 (36.41%) Windows
11 73 (33.64%) Opscode Chef
12 72 (33.18%) VMware
13 71 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 68 (31.34%) Software Engineering
14 68 (31.34%) Node.js
15 64 (29.49%) MongoDB
16 61 (28.11%) JavaScript
17 60 (27.65%) Jenkins
18 58 (26.73%) Oracle
18 58 (26.73%) Red Hat
18 58 (26.73%) Security Cleared
19 57 (26.27%) OO
20 56 (25.81%) Terraform
21 55 (25.35%) Bash Shell
22 54 (24.88%) Azure
23 50 (23.04%) Configuration Management
24 49 (22.58%) React
25 48 (22.12%) OpenShift
25 48 (22.12%) AngularJS
25 48 (22.12%) TDD

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 41 (18.89%) JBoss
2 20 (9.22%) OpenStack
3 17 (7.83%) Apache
4 16 (7.37%) Confluence
5 14 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.23%) nginx
8 5 (2.30%) Tornado
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 83 (38.25%) AWS
2 54 (24.88%) Azure
3 48 (22.12%) OpenShift
4 39 (17.97%) GCP
5 14 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (5.99%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (4.61%) SaaS
8 9 (4.15%) Serverless
9 8 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (2.76%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (2.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (2.30%) Route 53
12 4 (1.84%) GitHub
13 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
13 2 (0.92%) Datadog
13 2 (0.92%) IaaS
13 2 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.76%) DMZ
2 18 (8.29%) Firewall
3 12 (5.53%) Internet
4 10 (4.61%) VPN
5 9 (4.15%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.23%) VLAN
7 6 (2.76%) HTTP
8 5 (2.30%) SSL
9 4 (1.84%) DNS
9 4 (1.84%) OSPF
10 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.92%) BGP
11 2 (0.92%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.92%) MPLS
11 2 (0.92%) PPP
11 2 (0.92%) SAN
11 2 (0.92%) VoIP
11 2 (0.92%) VSAN
12 1 (0.46%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.49%) MongoDB
2 34 (15.67%) Hadoop
3 18 (8.29%) Big Data
4 13 (5.99%) MySQL
5 12 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.69%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.84%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.38%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.38%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Ignite
12 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.46%) Redis
12 1 (0.46%) Riak
Development Applications
1 60 (27.65%) Jenkins
2 36 (16.59%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.59%) JIRA
3 12 (5.53%) TeamCity
4 11 (5.07%) Bitbucket
5 10 (4.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (4.15%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.69%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.69%) git-flow
7 8 (3.69%) GitLab
8 7 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.23%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.76%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.30%) Bitbucket Server
10 5 (2.30%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.84%) Maven
11 4 (1.84%) Selenium
12 2 (0.92%) Ant
12 2 (0.92%) CircleCI
13 1 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 37 (17.05%) Retail
2 34 (15.67%) Finance
3 21 (9.68%) Automotive
4 10 (4.61%) Military
5 6 (2.76%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.30%) Marketing
6 5 (2.30%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.84%) Electronics
7 4 (1.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (25.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (19.82%) Software Engineer
3 24 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (10.60%) Developer
5 22 (10.14%) Architect
6 17 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.37%) Applications Engineer
7 16 (7.37%) Applications Support
7 16 (7.37%) Applications Support Engineer
8 13 (5.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 12 (5.53%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (5.07%) Platform Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (4.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) DevOps Architect
12 9 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.15%) Java Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.34%) Node.js
2 49 (22.58%) React
3 48 (22.12%) AngularJS
4 28 (12.90%) Spring
5 24 (11.06%) EJB
5 24 (11.06%) Enzyme
5 24 (11.06%) Hibernate
5 24 (11.06%) Jest
6 17 (7.83%) Middleware
7 15 (6.91%) .NET
8 14 (6.45%) Vue.js
9 9 (4.15%) Java EE
10 8 (3.69%) Django
10 8 (3.69%) Kafka
11 7 (3.23%) JSON
12 5 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (2.30%) RESTful
12 5 (2.30%) Web Services
13 3 (1.38%) jQuery
13 3 (1.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.60%) Public Cloud
2 18 (8.29%) Blog
3 13 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.07%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.30%) CESG
5 5 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.84%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
8 2 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.92%) PKI
8 2 (0.92%) PMI
8 2 (0.92%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 153 (70.51%) Linux
2 79 (36.41%) Windows
3 43 (19.82%) Windows Server
4 36 (16.59%) Unix
5 35 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (15.21%) CentOS
7 22 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (9.22%) Ubuntu
9 17 (7.83%) Windows Server 2016
10 15 (6.91%) Debian
11 6 (2.76%) CoreOS
12 5 (2.30%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.84%) Fedora
14 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (68.66%) DevOps
2 144 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.34%) Software Engineering
4 57 (26.27%) OO
5 50 (23.04%) Configuration Management
6 48 (22.12%) TDD
7 45 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (20.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 44 (20.28%) Scrum
9 37 (17.05%) Mentoring
10 36 (16.59%) Software Testing
11 34 (15.67%) Software Architecture
12 33 (15.21%) Requirements Analysis
13 31 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 28 (12.90%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (12.44%) Kanban
16 26 (11.98%) SDLC
17 25 (11.52%) Technical Leadership
18 24 (11.06%) Project Delivery
19 23 (10.60%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 112 (51.61%) Python
2 80 (36.87%) Java
3 61 (28.11%) JavaScript
4 55 (25.35%) Bash Shell
5 37 (17.05%) Ruby
6 36 (16.59%) C
7 32 (14.75%) PowerShell
8 20 (9.22%) Go
9 18 (8.29%) C++
10 12 (5.53%) Groovy
10 12 (5.53%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.53%) SQL
11 10 (4.61%) C#
12 8 (3.69%) Java 8
13 6 (2.76%) Kotlin
14 5 (2.30%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.30%) VBScript
15 4 (1.84%) Perl
15 4 (1.84%) PHP
16 3 (1.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (26.73%) Security Cleared
2 45 (20.74%) DV Cleared
3 25 (11.52%) Degree
4 19 (8.76%) RHCE
5 12 (5.53%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.84%) CCNA
7 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.84%) CISSP
7 4 (1.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.84%) GIAC
7 4 (1.84%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (1.84%) MCSE
7 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.84%) SANS
7 4 (1.84%) SSCP
8 3 (1.38%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) GDPR
2 6 (2.76%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 174 (80.18%) Docker
2 71 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.60%) VirtualBox
4 12 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (5.07%) vSphere
6 8 (3.69%) Ceph
6 8 (3.69%) KVM
6 8 (3.69%) Xen
7 7 (3.23%) Active Directory
7 7 (3.23%) oVirt
8 6 (2.76%) VMware NSX
9 5 (2.30%) GlusterFS
9 5 (2.30%) NFS
10 4 (1.84%) Samba
11 3 (1.38%) Corosync
11 3 (1.38%) DRBD
11 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.92%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.92%) Postfix
13 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 93 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 87 (40.09%) Puppet
3 73 (33.64%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (25.81%) Terraform
5 25 (11.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 21 (9.68%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (6.45%) Nagios
7 14 (6.45%) Packer
8 12 (5.53%) Mesos
9 10 (4.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 9 (4.15%) vCenter Server
10 9 (4.15%) WSUS
10 9 (4.15%) yum
11 7 (3.23%) Salt
12 6 (2.76%) Rancher
12 6 (2.76%) ZABBIX
13 5 (2.30%) OSSEC
14 4 (1.84%) OpenNMS
15 3 (1.38%) HAProxy
15 3 (1.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (33.18%) VMware
2 58 (26.73%) Oracle
2 58 (26.73%) Red Hat
3 41 (18.89%) Atlassian
4 35 (16.13%) Google
5 13 (5.99%) SaltStack
6 10 (4.61%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.30%) New Relic
7 5 (2.30%) Veeam
8 4 (1.84%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.84%) Dell
8 4 (1.84%) EMC
8 4 (1.84%) Hortonworks
8 4 (1.84%) NetApp
8 4 (1.84%) SAP
8 4 (1.84%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.38%) Apple
9 3 (1.38%) Cisco
9 3 (1.38%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.92%) MikroTik