Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > South West
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 148 180
Rank change year-on-year +83 +32 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 162 200 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.77% 2.08% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.72% 17.15% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 141 179 154
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,713 £34,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -

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 545 1,166 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.06% 12.12% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 448 982 777
Median annual salary £50,500 £48,877 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.32% +8.62% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,375 £75,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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
Wiltshire +48 64 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Gloucestershire +37 37 £55,500 +9.36% 12
Bristol +91 36 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Somerset +14 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Devon +18 4 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Dorset +39 3 £55,000 - 14
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 119 (73.46%) Linux
2 111 (68.52%) DevOps
3 99 (61.11%) Python
4 98 (60.49%) Docker
5 83 (51.23%) AWS
6 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (46.30%) Terraform
8 69 (42.59%) Jenkins
9 63 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 54 (33.33%) Bash Shell
11 52 (32.10%) Puppet
12 51 (31.48%) Java
13 48 (29.63%) Kubernetes
14 47 (29.01%) Security Cleared
15 45 (27.78%) Red Hat
16 40 (24.69%) CentOS
17 39 (24.07%) Configuration Management
18 37 (22.84%) Scrum
19 34 (20.99%) C
20 33 (20.37%) Open Source
20 33 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
21 32 (19.75%) VMware
22 30 (18.52%) JIRA
22 30 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
23 29 (17.90%) Confluence
23 29 (17.90%) JavaScript
24 28 (17.28%) Software Engineering
24 28 (17.28%) Mentoring
25 27 (16.67%) OpenShift
25 27 (16.67%) DV Cleared

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 29 (17.90%) Confluence
2 9 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.85%) Apache
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.85%) JBoss
3 3 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.85%) WildFly
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 83 (51.23%) AWS
2 27 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 22 (13.58%) Azure
4 21 (12.96%) Serverless
5 18 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (11.11%) Amazon S3
6 17 (10.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (9.88%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (9.88%) IaaS
8 13 (8.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 13 (8.02%) GCP
9 12 (7.41%) Route 53
10 10 (6.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 10 (6.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (5.56%) AWS Fargate
12 7 (4.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (3.70%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) VPN
2 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.09%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.62%) DSL
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.62%) SAN
5 1 (0.62%) SSH
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.73%) MySQL
2 14 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.02%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.70%) CouchDB
9 6 (3.70%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.70%) Redis
10 4 (2.47%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (2.47%) Apache Accumulo
10 4 (2.47%) Big Data
11 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.23%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 69 (42.59%) Jenkins
2 30 (18.52%) JIRA
3 22 (13.58%) GitLab
4 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
5 15 (9.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (6.79%) Maven
7 9 (5.56%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.94%) Artifactory
8 8 (4.94%) Vagrant
9 7 (4.32%) Bitbucket Server
9 7 (4.32%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.09%) Codeship
10 5 (3.09%) Cypress.io
10 5 (3.09%) Mocha
10 5 (3.09%) TestCafe
10 5 (3.09%) webpack
11 4 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.85%) git-flow
12 3 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Marketing
2 7 (4.32%) Retail
3 5 (3.09%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.47%) Banking
4 4 (2.47%) Electronics
4 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.85%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (43.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (13.58%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (12.96%) Developer
4 20 (12.35%) AWS Engineer
5 19 (11.73%) AWS DevOps
5 19 (11.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 19 (11.73%) Software Engineer
6 15 (9.26%) Administrator
7 12 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Principal Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Principal Software Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Python Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) React
2 18 (11.11%) Node.js
3 17 (10.49%) Kafka
4 16 (9.88%) Apache NiFi
5 10 (6.17%) JSON
5 10 (6.17%) Web Services
6 9 (5.56%) HTML
6 9 (5.56%) Spring
7 8 (4.94%) CSS
7 8 (4.94%) HTML5
8 7 (4.32%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (4.32%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.70%) Vue.js
10 5 (3.09%) Chai
10 5 (3.09%) Enzyme
10 5 (3.09%) GatsbyJS
10 5 (3.09%) Jest
10 5 (3.09%) Pixi.js
10 5 (3.09%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.17%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.47%) Blog
4 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.85%) PKI
5 3 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.23%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 119 (73.46%) Linux
2 63 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (24.69%) CentOS
4 22 (13.58%) Windows
5 17 (10.49%) Unix
6 13 (8.02%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.17%) AIX
7 10 (6.17%) Solaris
8 9 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 8 (4.94%) CoreOS
10 7 (4.32%) Debian
11 4 (2.47%) Fedora
12 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (68.52%) DevOps
2 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.07%) Configuration Management
4 37 (22.84%) Scrum
5 33 (20.37%) Open Source
6 30 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
7 28 (17.28%) Mentoring
7 28 (17.28%) Software Engineering
8 25 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (14.20%) Technical Leadership
10 21 (12.96%) OO
11 20 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (11.11%) Business Development
12 18 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
12 18 (11.11%) Line Management
12 18 (11.11%) OOD
12 18 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 17 (10.49%) Deployment Automation
14 13 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (6.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.11%) Python
2 54 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 51 (31.48%) Java
4 34 (20.99%) C
5 29 (17.90%) JavaScript
6 24 (14.81%) C++
7 23 (14.20%) Shell Script
8 20 (12.35%) SQL
9 18 (11.11%) Ruby
10 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
11 10 (6.17%) Perl
12 7 (4.32%) Go
12 7 (4.32%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.09%) ES6
14 4 (2.47%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.23%) Java 8
16 1 (0.62%) C#
16 1 (0.62%) Groovy
16 1 (0.62%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (29.01%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.70%) RHCE
4 6 (3.70%) RHCSA
5 4 (2.47%) Degree
6 2 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.23%) CCNA
6 2 (1.23%) CCNP
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.23%) MCSA
6 2 (1.23%) MCSE
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) GDPR
2 7 (4.32%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (60.49%) Docker
2 17 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.94%) GlusterFS
3 8 (4.94%) VirtualBox
4 7 (4.32%) Ceph
5 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.70%) Xen
6 5 (3.09%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.09%) vSphere
7 4 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (2.47%) oVirt
8 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.85%) KVM
9 2 (1.23%) LXC
9 2 (1.23%) XenApp
9 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.62%) GPFS
10 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 75 (46.30%) Terraform
2 52 (32.10%) Puppet
3 48 (29.63%) Kubernetes
4 33 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (8.64%) Nagios
6 7 (4.32%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (3.70%) Proxmox
8 5 (3.09%) Prometheus
8 5 (3.09%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.47%) Istio
9 4 (2.47%) Observium
9 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (1.85%) Kibana
10 3 (1.85%) vRealize
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.62%) Grafana
12 1 (0.62%) Nessus
12 1 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 45 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 32 (19.75%) VMware
3 18 (11.11%) Oracle
4 11 (6.79%) Google
5 10 (6.17%) AppDynamics
6 9 (5.56%) Cisco
7 8 (4.94%) Splunk
8 7 (4.32%) TOWER Software
9 6 (3.70%) Dell
9 6 (3.70%) New Relic
10 4 (2.47%) Dynatrace
10 4 (2.47%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.47%) PagerDuty
10 4 (2.47%) SaltStack
10 4 (2.47%) SAP
11 3 (1.85%) Veeam
12 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.23%) F5
12 2 (1.23%) NetApp
12 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds