Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South West
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 193 303
Rank change year-on-year +24 +110 +13
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 201 138 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.89% 1.36% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.50% 20.38% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 141 126 54
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -33.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +2.56%

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 1,031 677 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.70% 6.67% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 812 530 617
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 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
Bristol -8 66 £45,000 -21.74% 22
Wiltshire +21 40 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Dorset -9 29 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +40 24 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Devon - 23 £41,000 - 3
Somerset +9 16 £56,500 +34.52% 4
Cornwall -20 5 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 West region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 157 (78.11%) Linux
2 144 (71.64%) Puppet
3 125 (62.19%) DevOps
4 113 (56.22%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (49.75%) Docker
6 92 (45.77%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (42.29%) Amazon AWS
8 82 (40.80%) Configuration Management
9 79 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (38.81%) Software Engineering
10 78 (38.81%) Windows
11 70 (34.83%) Git (software)
12 64 (31.84%) Web Services
13 63 (31.34%) VMware
14 61 (30.35%) Jenkins
15 58 (28.86%) Microservices
16 55 (27.36%) MySQL
16 55 (27.36%) Problem-Solving
17 53 (26.37%) Python
18 52 (25.87%) PostgreSQL
19 47 (23.38%) Kubernetes
20 46 (22.89%) Terraform
20 46 (22.89%) Bash Shell
21 44 (21.89%) Serverless
22 42 (20.90%) Ruby
23 39 (19.40%) Nagios
24 38 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
25 35 (17.41%) Apache
26 33 (16.42%) OpenStack
27 31 (15.42%) Open Source

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 35 (17.41%) Apache
2 33 (16.42%) OpenStack
3 30 (14.93%) nginx
4 23 (11.44%) Apache Solr
5 12 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.99%) Confluence
6 6 (2.99%) JBoss
6 6 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.49%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.99%) IIS
8 4 (1.99%) Jetty
8 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.00%) Drupal
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 85 (42.29%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (21.89%) Serverless
3 30 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (11.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (6.97%) PaaS
6 13 (6.47%) SaaS
7 12 (5.97%) IaaS
8 11 (5.47%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.00%) Route 53
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.45%) Firewall
2 16 (7.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.98%) SMS
4 9 (4.48%) FCoE
4 9 (4.48%) SNMP
5 7 (3.48%) DNS
6 6 (2.99%) SAN
7 5 (2.49%) HTTP
7 5 (2.49%) SSL
7 5 (2.49%) VPN
8 4 (1.99%) DHCP
8 4 (1.99%) LAN
9 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.49%) Network Security
9 3 (1.49%) Wireless
10 2 (1.00%) Internet
10 2 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.00%) WAN
11 1 (0.50%) MPLS
11 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.36%) MySQL
2 52 (25.87%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (12.44%) Redis
4 23 (11.44%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.96%) MariaDB
6 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.98%) Hadoop
8 9 (4.48%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.48%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.99%) Big Data
11 5 (2.49%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.49%) Riak
12 4 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.99%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.49%) HBase
14 2 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
14 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 70 (34.83%) Git (software)
2 61 (30.35%) Jenkins
3 26 (12.94%) JIRA
4 19 (9.45%) GoCD
5 14 (6.97%) Vagrant
6 11 (5.47%) Redmine
7 9 (4.48%) Selenium
8 8 (3.98%) Grunt
9 7 (3.48%) gulp
9 7 (3.48%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.99%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.49%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.49%) Buildbot
11 5 (2.49%) Chocolatey
11 5 (2.49%) Maven
11 5 (2.49%) Subversion
11 5 (2.49%) Trac
11 5 (2.49%) webpack
12 4 (1.99%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (8.46%) Games
2 5 (2.49%) Finance
3 4 (1.99%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (48.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (17.41%) Linux Engineer
3 29 (14.43%) Developer
4 16 (7.96%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.97%) Platform Engineer
5 14 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (6.47%) Administrator
7 11 (5.47%) Java Engineer
7 11 (5.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 11 (5.47%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (4.98%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (4.98%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.98%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (4.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.48%) Ruby Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.84%) Web Services
2 27 (13.43%) Middleware
3 26 (12.94%) AngularJS
4 16 (7.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (6.47%) LAMP
6 11 (5.47%) HTML
7 10 (4.98%) RESTful
8 9 (4.48%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (3.98%) React
10 7 (3.48%) Symfony
11 6 (2.99%) CSS
11 6 (2.99%) Spring
12 5 (2.49%) Backbone.js
12 5 (2.49%) Ember.js
12 5 (2.49%) Express
12 5 (2.49%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.49%) Laravel
12 5 (2.49%) Spring Boot
12 5 (2.49%) Velocity
13 4 (1.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.48%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) CESG
7 2 (1.00%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.50%) Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 157 (78.11%) Linux
2 78 (38.81%) Windows
3 22 (10.95%) CentOS
4 15 (7.46%) Unix
5 12 (5.97%) Debian
5 12 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.48%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.49%) AIX
9 2 (1.00%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Fedora
10 1 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) SUSE
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (62.19%) DevOps
2 92 (45.77%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (40.80%) Configuration Management
4 79 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (38.81%) Software Engineering
6 58 (28.86%) Microservices
7 55 (27.36%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (15.42%) Open Source
9 24 (11.94%) Scrum
10 16 (7.96%) Mentoring
10 16 (7.96%) TDD
11 13 (6.47%) Coaching
11 13 (6.47%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (6.47%) High Availability
12 12 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (5.47%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (5.47%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.48%) User Stories
15 8 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (3.98%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.37%) Python
2 46 (22.89%) Bash Shell
3 42 (20.90%) Ruby
4 31 (15.42%) Java
5 29 (14.43%) Perl
6 26 (12.94%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.98%) C
7 10 (4.98%) PHP
7 10 (4.98%) SQL
8 9 (4.48%) Korn
9 8 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.99%) C#
12 3 (1.49%) Groovy
12 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.00%) Java 8
13 2 (1.00%) Scala
14 1 (0.50%) Clojure
14 1 (0.50%) Go
14 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (10.45%) Degree
2 11 (5.47%) CCNA
2 11 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.98%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.98%) MCSE
3 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.48%) CISSP
4 9 (4.48%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (4.48%) GIAC
4 9 (4.48%) Linux+ Certification
4 9 (4.48%) Network+ Certification
4 9 (4.48%) SANS
4 9 (4.48%) SSCP
5 3 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.00%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) GCP
3 2 (1.00%) GDPR
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (49.75%) Docker
2 38 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.44%) KVM
4 15 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.48%) NFS
6 9 (4.48%) Samba
6 9 (4.48%) VMware NSX
7 8 (3.98%) Ceph
7 8 (3.98%) Postfix
7 8 (3.98%) vSphere
8 7 (3.48%) Dovecot
9 3 (1.49%) HDFS
10 2 (1.00%) GlusterFS
10 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.50%) RHEV
11 1 (0.50%) Snort
11 1 (0.50%) XenApp
11 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 144 (71.64%) Puppet
2 113 (56.22%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (23.38%) Kubernetes
4 46 (22.89%) Terraform
5 39 (19.40%) Nagios
6 25 (12.44%) Kibana
7 16 (7.96%) Capistrano
8 10 (4.98%) Galera Cluster
9 9 (4.48%) vCenter Server
10 6 (2.99%) Cobbler
10 6 (2.99%) Salt
11 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.49%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.00%) Mesos
13 2 (1.00%) OSSEC
13 2 (1.00%) Packer
13 2 (1.00%) Rancher
13 2 (1.00%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 63 (31.34%) VMware
2 25 (12.44%) Google
3 24 (11.94%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.97%) EMC
4 12 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.98%) NetApp
5 10 (4.98%) Oracle
5 10 (4.98%) SolarWinds
6 7 (3.48%) Scality
7 5 (2.49%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.99%) New Relic
9 3 (1.49%) Perforce
10 2 (1.00%) Adobe
10 2 (1.00%) Capita
10 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco
11 1 (0.50%) Dell
11 1 (0.50%) HP
11 1 (0.50%) Sybase