Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 190 301
Rank change year-on-year +63 +111 +343
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,460 3,129 2,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.59% 1.83% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.87% 20.95% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,477 2,662 1,867
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +0.42%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -13.64%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,237 14,939 17,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.01% 8.76% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13,604 12,067 14,059
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the UK

Ansible
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ansible in the UK

Ansible
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the UK

Ansible
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the UK over the 6 months to 27 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
England +51 4,069 £62,500 +4.17% 658
London +26 2,366 £70,000 +7.69% 373
UK excluding London +108 2,034 £52,500 +5.00% 326
North of England +83 552 £52,500 +5.00% 101
South East +37 542 £57,500 +15.00% 66
North West +68 323 £60,000 +26.32% 62
Scotland +113 278 £50,000 -20.00% 27
Yorkshire +66 210 £47,500 -9.52% 28
East of England +121 208 £60,000 +23.71% 48
Midlands +122 195 £51,500 -1.90% 33
South West +26 195 £45,000 -10.00% 35
West Midlands +56 99 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East Midlands +63 96 £52,500 - 12
Wales +50 58 £40,000 -17.98% 13
North East -13 19 £52,500 +75.00% 11
Northern Ireland +9 6 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Ansible.

1 3,294 (73.86%) DevOps
2 2,846 (63.81%) Linux
3 2,735 (61.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2,713 (60.83%) Puppet
5 2,498 (56.01%) Python
6 2,290 (51.35%) Opscode Chef
7 2,233 (50.07%) Docker
8 2,070 (46.41%) Jenkins
9 1,866 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
10 1,429 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,357 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
12 1,351 (30.29%) Java
13 1,349 (30.25%) Configuration Management
14 1,284 (28.79%) Bash Shell
15 1,197 (26.84%) Terraform
16 1,144 (25.65%) Kubernetes
17 1,121 (25.13%) Git (software)
18 997 (22.35%) Ruby
19 990 (22.20%) Windows
20 765 (17.15%) Finance
21 752 (16.86%) SQL
22 707 (15.85%) JavaScript
23 706 (15.83%) Microservices
24 672 (15.07%) Software Engineering
25 669 (15.00%) VMware
26 655 (14.69%) PowerShell
27 623 (13.97%) Open Source
28 591 (13.25%) Perl
28 591 (13.25%) MySQL
29 587 (13.16%) Web Services

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 329 (7.38%) Apache
2 306 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
3 300 (6.73%) OpenStack
4 280 (6.28%) nginx
5 230 (5.16%) Tomcat
6 222 (4.98%) Confluence
7 167 (3.74%) Apache Spark
8 137 (3.07%) IIS
9 93 (2.09%) JBoss
10 92 (2.06%) WebSphere
11 79 (1.77%) WebLogic
12 69 (1.55%) CloudStack
13 66 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
14 64 (1.43%) Apache Solr
14 64 (1.43%) Jetty
15 52 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 36 (0.81%) CMS
17 24 (0.54%) Ethereum
18 23 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 23 (0.52%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.13%) Mingle
3 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.067%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.022%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (0.36%) Documaker
2 12 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.16%) CiviCRM
3 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.067%) Staffware
6 2 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.045%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.022%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.022%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.022%) Magento
7 1 (0.022%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.022%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.022%) Shopify
7 1 (0.022%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2,735 (61.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1,429 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 514 (11.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 463 (10.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 373 (8.36%) SaaS
6 347 (7.78%) Amazon EC2
7 305 (6.84%) IaaS
8 293 (6.57%) GitHub
9 261 (5.85%) PaaS
10 216 (4.84%) Amazon S3
10 216 (4.84%) OpenShift
11 205 (4.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 182 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
13 172 (3.86%) Serverless
14 118 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 107 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
16 95 (2.13%) Route 53
17 91 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
18 88 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
19 79 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 349 (7.83%) Firewall
2 338 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 306 (6.86%) DNS
4 153 (3.43%) VPN
5 140 (3.14%) HTTP
6 122 (2.74%) DHCP
7 88 (1.97%) LAN
8 86 (1.93%) SSL
9 75 (1.68%) Internet
10 73 (1.64%) WAN
11 68 (1.52%) Network Security
12 66 (1.48%) SSH
13 62 (1.39%) SAN
13 62 (1.39%) SMTP
14 60 (1.35%) SNMP
15 40 (0.90%) IPsec
16 30 (0.67%) BGP
17 29 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 28 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (0.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 591 (13.25%) MySQL
2 514 (11.52%) NoSQL
3 479 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
4 400 (8.97%) MongoDB
5 306 (6.86%) Hadoop
6 300 (6.73%) Big Data
7 269 (6.03%) SQL Server
8 219 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 214 (4.80%) Redis
10 183 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
11 167 (3.74%) Relational Database
12 94 (2.11%) Oracle Database
13 82 (1.84%) Blockchain
14 65 (1.46%) Neo4j
15 58 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 57 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 43 (0.96%) MariaDB
18 40 (0.90%) HBase
19 39 (0.87%) Riak
20 36 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,070 (46.41%) Jenkins
2 1,121 (25.13%) Git (software)
3 501 (11.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 495 (11.10%) TeamCity
5 468 (10.49%) Maven
6 452 (10.13%) JIRA
7 342 (7.67%) Subversion
8 317 (7.11%) Vagrant
9 307 (6.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 191 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 188 (4.22%) Gradle
12 175 (3.92%) GoCD
13 161 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 157 (3.52%) Cucumber
15 143 (3.21%) Selenium
16 127 (2.85%) GitLab
17 111 (2.49%) Bitbucket
18 103 (2.31%) MSBuild
19 96 (2.15%) Hudson
20 94 (2.11%) Ant
General
1 765 (17.15%) Finance
2 258 (5.78%) Banking
3 188 (4.22%) Retail
4 157 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 151 (3.39%) Games
6 78 (1.75%) Marketing
7 67 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 57 (1.28%) Publishing
9 55 (1.23%) Advertising
10 51 (1.14%) Electronics
11 42 (0.94%) Law
12 38 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.47%) Legal
14 14 (0.31%) Back Office
14 14 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.29%) Automotive
16 8 (0.18%) Front Office
17 5 (0.11%) Digital Economy
18 2 (0.045%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,857 (41.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 648 (14.53%) Developer
3 524 (11.75%) Linux Engineer
4 465 (10.43%) AWS Engineer
5 435 (9.75%) AWS DevOps
6 420 (9.42%) Cloud Engineer
7 398 (8.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 374 (8.39%) Senior DevOps
9 347 (7.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 317 (7.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 313 (7.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 303 (6.79%) Administrator
13 295 (6.61%) Java Developer
14 243 (5.45%) Consultant
15 232 (5.20%) Architect
16 216 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
17 214 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
18 204 (4.57%) Lead DevOps
19 195 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
20 182 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (13.16%) Web Services
2 447 (10.02%) Spring
3 401 (8.99%) AngularJS
4 338 (7.58%) Node.js
5 311 (6.97%) HTML
6 277 (6.21%) .NET
7 264 (5.92%) Elastic Stack
8 239 (5.36%) Hibernate
9 229 (5.13%) Kafka
10 221 (4.96%) RESTful
11 220 (4.93%) REST
12 191 (4.28%) Middleware
13 184 (4.13%) LAMP
14 179 (4.01%) React
15 167 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
16 139 (3.12%) CSS
17 133 (2.98%) JSON
18 123 (2.76%) Spring Boot
19 105 (2.35%) HTML5
20 102 (2.29%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 364 (8.16%) Public Cloud
2 280 (6.28%) Fintech
3 251 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 207 (4.64%) Computer Science
5 198 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 197 (4.42%) Private Cloud
7 170 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 146 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
9 131 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
10 83 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 78 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
12 77 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
13 55 (1.23%) Clustering
14 52 (1.17%) Replication
15 51 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 48 (1.08%) Algorithms
17 47 (1.05%) Mobile App
17 47 (1.05%) Online Banking
18 42 (0.94%) Data Structures
19 41 (0.92%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2,846 (63.81%) Linux
2 990 (22.20%) Windows
3 557 (12.49%) Unix
4 342 (7.67%) CentOS
5 324 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 270 (6.05%) Ubuntu
7 212 (4.75%) Windows Server
8 139 (3.12%) Debian
9 53 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (1.12%) Solaris
11 48 (1.08%) CoreOS
12 47 (1.05%) Android
13 39 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.67%) AIX
15 28 (0.63%) SUSE
16 26 (0.58%) VMS
17 24 (0.54%) Apple iOS
18 23 (0.52%) Fedora
19 20 (0.45%) HPUX
20 14 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,294 (73.86%) DevOps
2 1,866 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1,357 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 1,349 (30.25%) Configuration Management
5 706 (15.83%) Microservices
6 672 (15.07%) Software Engineering
7 623 (13.97%) Open Source
8 537 (12.04%) Scrum
9 517 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 487 (10.92%) TDD
11 463 (10.38%) Deployment Automation
12 452 (10.13%) Test Automation
13 366 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
14 319 (7.15%) High Availability
15 281 (6.30%) SDLC
16 271 (6.08%) Continuous Deployment
17 258 (5.78%) Mentoring
18 247 (5.54%) BDD
19 226 (5.07%) E-Commerce
20 205 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,498 (56.01%) Python
2 1,351 (30.29%) Java
3 1,284 (28.79%) Bash Shell
4 997 (22.35%) Ruby
5 752 (16.86%) SQL
6 707 (15.85%) JavaScript
7 655 (14.69%) PowerShell
8 591 (13.25%) Perl
9 452 (10.13%) PHP
10 345 (7.74%) C#
11 281 (6.30%) Go
12 241 (5.40%) Shell Script
13 194 (4.35%) Scala
14 163 (3.65%) C++
15 131 (2.94%) Java 8
16 103 (2.31%) C
17 100 (2.24%) Groovy
18 51 (1.14%) Korn
19 41 (0.92%) T-SQL
20 37 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 335 (7.51%) Degree
2 149 (3.34%) AWS Certification
3 119 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 118 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 77 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (1.70%) MCSE
7 69 (1.55%) Master's Degree
8 57 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 41 (0.92%) MCSA
10 37 (0.83%) RHCE
11 32 (0.72%) CCNA
12 29 (0.65%) CCNP
13 25 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
14 22 (0.49%) MCITP
15 19 (0.43%) CISSP
16 17 (0.38%) DV Cleared
16 17 (0.38%) MCSD
16 17 (0.38%) RHCSA
17 10 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (5.81%) GCP
2 219 (4.91%) QA
3 74 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.45%) SLA
6 9 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.067%) COBIT
7 3 (0.067%) DICOM
7 3 (0.067%) GDPR
7 3 (0.067%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.067%) HL7
7 3 (0.067%) PSD2
7 3 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.045%) MiFID
8 2 (0.045%) PMO
9 1 (0.022%) BS7666
System Software
1 2,233 (50.07%) Docker
2 460 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 199 (4.46%) Active Directory
4 168 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 165 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 141 (3.16%) vSphere
7 128 (2.87%) VirtualBox
8 125 (2.80%) Xen
9 107 (2.40%) KVM
10 57 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
11 47 (1.05%) iptables
12 44 (0.99%) Samba
13 37 (0.83%) NFS
13 37 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
14 30 (0.67%) HDFS
14 30 (0.67%) LXC
14 30 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
14 30 (0.67%) VMware NSX
15 26 (0.58%) Apache Flume
16 22 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2,713 (60.83%) Puppet
2 2,290 (51.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1,197 (26.84%) Terraform
4 1,144 (25.65%) Kubernetes
5 367 (8.23%) Nagios
6 345 (7.74%) Salt
7 216 (4.84%) Packer
8 148 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
9 128 (2.87%) Consul
10 124 (2.78%) logstash
11 121 (2.71%) ZABBIX
12 120 (2.69%) Kibana
13 95 (2.13%) Rundeck
14 92 (2.06%) Grafana
15 87 (1.95%) Graphite
16 82 (1.84%) HAProxy
17 79 (1.77%) Rancher
18 77 (1.73%) Mesos
19 56 (1.26%) Cobbler
20 54 (1.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 669 (15.00%) VMware
2 498 (11.17%) Oracle
3 463 (10.38%) Red Hat
4 378 (8.48%) Google
5 352 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 332 (7.44%) Splunk
7 198 (4.44%) New Relic
8 190 (4.26%) SaltStack
9 176 (3.95%) Cisco
10 174 (3.90%) AppDynamics
11 164 (3.68%) IBM
12 124 (2.78%) WorldPay
13 108 (2.42%) ServiceNow
14 90 (2.02%) Atlassian
15 79 (1.77%) Citrix
16 77 (1.73%) F5
17 64 (1.43%) SAP
18 60 (1.35%) Trend Micro
19 59 (1.32%) RedGate
20 55 (1.23%) Cloudera