Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 260 525
Rank change year-on-year +90 +265 +535
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3647 2590 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 1.32% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.75% 15.31% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3068 2234 964
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -18.33% +33.33%

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 15357 16919 16510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 8.62% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12424 13763 13190
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,625 £29,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

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 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the UK

Ansible
Top 16 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 24 August 2017. 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 +83 3425 £60,000 - 276
London +38 2155 £67,500 +7.14% 175
UK excluding London +182 1422 £50,000 +2.04% 110
South East +184 497 £51,250 -6.82% 25
North of England +139 395 £47,500 +11.76% 40
North West +141 215 £47,500 +18.75% 19
Yorkshire +53 165 £50,000 +17.65% 19
South West +55 149 £50,000 - 9
East of England +37 119 £52,500 +10.53% 14
Midlands +86 101 £52,500 +23.53% 13
Scotland +46 88 £60,000 +33.33% 7
West Midlands +85 77 £52,500 +41.89% 9
Wales +66 76 £49,039 +3.24% 2
East Midlands +10 24 £52,500 +1.94% 4
North East +22 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Northern Ireland -29 2 £55,000 +29.41%

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing Ansible also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ansible.

1 2691 (73.79%) DevOps
2 2532 (69.43%) Puppet
3 2524 (69.21%) Linux
4 1967 (53.93%) Python
5 1947 (53.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1895 (51.96%) Amazon AWS
7 1607 (44.06%) Docker
8 1552 (42.56%) Jenkins
9 1365 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
10 1119 (30.68%) Bash Shell
11 1054 (28.90%) Java
12 1039 (28.49%) Configuration Management
13 983 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
14 931 (25.53%) Git (software)
15 827 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
16 786 (21.55%) Kubernetes
17 785 (21.52%) Ruby
18 696 (19.08%) Windows
19 682 (18.70%) Terraform
20 677 (18.56%) Finance
21 633 (17.36%) Perl
22 597 (16.37%) Red Hat
23 586 (16.07%) MySQL
24 583 (15.99%) Unix
25 560 (15.36%) Open Source
26 549 (15.05%) VMware
27 502 (13.76%) CentOS
28 489 (13.41%) PowerShell
29 469 (12.86%) SQL
30 453 (12.42%) Scrum

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
1 438 (12.01%) Apache
2 408 (11.19%) OpenStack
3 376 (10.31%) Tomcat
4 277 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
5 255 (6.99%) nginx
6 178 (4.88%) IIS
7 167 (4.58%) WebSphere
8 154 (4.22%) Apache Spark
9 150 (4.11%) Confluence
10 138 (3.78%) WebLogic
11 123 (3.37%) JBoss
12 96 (2.63%) Jetty
13 79 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
14 48 (1.32%) CloudStack
15 47 (1.29%) Apache Solr
16 44 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
17 42 (1.15%) CMS
18 32 (0.88%) Ethereum
19 29 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 28 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.16%) EngageOne
3 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.082%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.082%) Pipeline Pilot
5 1 (0.027%) HipChat
5 1 (0.027%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.14%) Magento
1 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.082%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.055%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.027%) assyst
5 1 (0.027%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.027%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1895 (51.96%) Amazon AWS
2 827 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 280 (7.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 255 (6.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 172 (4.72%) SaaS
6 171 (4.69%) PaaS
7 168 (4.61%) IaaS
8 141 (3.87%) GitHub
9 135 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
10 72 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 71 (1.95%) Amazon S3
12 69 (1.89%) OpenShift
13 61 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
14 54 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
15 46 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 36 (0.99%) CloudBees
17 35 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
18 33 (0.90%) Office 365
19 31 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 27 (0.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 276 (7.57%) DNS
2 261 (7.16%) Firewall
3 165 (4.52%) Internet
4 140 (3.84%) TCP/IP
5 107 (2.93%) HTTP
6 106 (2.91%) SAN
7 71 (1.95%) LAN
8 64 (1.75%) WAN
9 62 (1.70%) VPN
10 59 (1.62%) VLAN
11 56 (1.54%) DHCP
11 56 (1.54%) LDAP
12 50 (1.37%) SMTP
13 49 (1.34%) SSL
14 41 (1.12%) Network Security
15 38 (1.04%) SNMP
16 34 (0.93%) Junos
16 34 (0.93%) NAS
17 28 (0.77%) SSH
18 27 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (16.07%) MySQL
2 373 (10.23%) MongoDB
3 355 (9.73%) NoSQL
4 288 (7.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 276 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
5 276 (7.57%) SQL Server
6 249 (6.83%) Big Data
7 245 (6.72%) Hadoop
8 184 (5.05%) Redis
9 158 (4.33%) Relational Database
10 81 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
11 64 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 63 (1.73%) Riak
13 59 (1.62%) Couchbase
14 58 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 55 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 51 (1.40%) Blockchain
17 47 (1.29%) MariaDB
18 46 (1.26%) InfluxDB
19 40 (1.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1552 (42.56%) Jenkins
2 931 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 360 (9.87%) TeamCity
4 334 (9.16%) JIRA
5 296 (8.12%) Maven
6 289 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 250 (6.85%) Vagrant
8 223 (6.11%) Subversion
9 190 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
10 151 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 144 (3.95%) Hudson
12 134 (3.67%) Selenium
13 129 (3.54%) Gradle
14 108 (2.96%) GitLab
15 100 (2.74%) Ant
16 96 (2.63%) Cucumber
17 91 (2.50%) JUnit
18 85 (2.33%) Bitbucket
19 75 (2.06%) Artifactory
19 75 (2.06%) GoCD
General
1 677 (18.56%) Finance
2 287 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 226 (6.20%) Marketing
4 199 (5.46%) Banking
5 138 (3.78%) Manufacturing
6 133 (3.65%) Electronics
7 115 (3.15%) Games
8 94 (2.58%) Retail
9 39 (1.07%) Advertising
10 28 (0.77%) Law
11 26 (0.71%) Online Betting
12 22 (0.60%) Publishing
13 21 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.47%) Back Office
15 15 (0.41%) Automotive
16 13 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.36%) Front Office
16 13 (0.36%) Legal
17 7 (0.19%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.082%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1587 (43.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 488 (13.38%) Linux Engineer
3 463 (12.70%) Developer
4 442 (12.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 383 (10.50%) Administrator
6 338 (9.27%) AWS Engineer
7 332 (9.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 294 (8.06%) AWS DevOps
9 275 (7.54%) Systems Administrator
10 263 (7.21%) Cloud Engineer
11 260 (7.13%) Senior DevOps
12 239 (6.55%) Linux Administrator
13 238 (6.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 218 (5.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 212 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 179 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
17 165 (4.52%) Architect
18 164 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 160 (4.39%) Lead DevOps
20 145 (3.98%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (11.13%) Web Services
2 274 (7.51%) .NET
3 264 (7.24%) Node.js
4 213 (5.84%) Elastic Stack
5 182 (4.99%) LAMP
5 182 (4.99%) RabbitMQ
6 180 (4.94%) HTML
7 168 (4.61%) AngularJS
8 164 (4.50%) RESTful
9 158 (4.33%) Kafka
10 149 (4.09%) REST
11 146 (4.00%) Spring
12 137 (3.76%) React
13 131 (3.59%) CSS
14 96 (2.63%) XML
15 92 (2.52%) HTML5
16 82 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
17 69 (1.89%) Hibernate
18 68 (1.86%) JSON
19 67 (1.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 241 (6.61%) Computer Science
1 241 (6.61%) Public Cloud
2 177 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 159 (4.36%) Fintech
4 135 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 110 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
6 108 (2.96%) Private Cloud
7 107 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 81 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
9 72 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 60 (1.65%) User Experience
11 57 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 53 (1.45%) Clustering
13 44 (1.21%) Replication
14 40 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 39 (1.07%) Mobile App
16 31 (0.85%) Algorithms
16 31 (0.85%) Online Banking
17 28 (0.77%) PKI
18 20 (0.55%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2524 (69.21%) Linux
2 696 (19.08%) Windows
3 583 (15.99%) Unix
4 502 (13.76%) CentOS
5 403 (11.05%) Ubuntu
6 394 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 186 (5.10%) Windows Server
8 181 (4.96%) Debian
9 86 (2.36%) Solaris
10 71 (1.95%) CoreOS
11 61 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 39 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (1.01%) AIX
14 29 (0.80%) VxWorks
15 24 (0.66%) SUSE
16 14 (0.38%) Fedora
17 13 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
18 12 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
19 10 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2691 (73.79%) DevOps
2 1365 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1039 (28.49%) Configuration Management
4 983 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
5 560 (15.36%) Open Source
6 453 (12.42%) Scrum
7 450 (12.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 426 (11.68%) Software Engineering
9 407 (11.16%) TDD
10 322 (8.83%) Microservices
11 292 (8.01%) Test Automation
12 268 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 256 (7.02%) Mentoring
14 255 (6.99%) High Availability
15 210 (5.76%) Kanban
16 202 (5.54%) BDD
16 202 (5.54%) Migration
17 201 (5.51%) ITIL
18 196 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
19 174 (4.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1967 (53.93%) Python
2 1119 (30.68%) Bash Shell
3 1054 (28.90%) Java
4 785 (21.52%) Ruby
5 633 (17.36%) Perl
6 489 (13.41%) PowerShell
7 469 (12.86%) SQL
8 375 (10.28%) PHP
9 360 (9.87%) JavaScript
10 305 (8.36%) Shell Script
11 294 (8.06%) Go
12 232 (6.36%) C++
13 211 (5.79%) C#
14 125 (3.43%) Groovy
15 99 (2.71%) Scala
16 92 (2.52%) C
17 34 (0.93%) T-SQL
18 33 (0.90%) ES6
19 32 (0.88%) Korn
20 27 (0.74%) Jython
Qualifications
1 332 (9.10%) Degree
2 137 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 127 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 74 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 38 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (0.96%) AWS Certification
7 32 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.66%) CCNA
9 23 (0.63%) CISSP
10 18 (0.49%) MySQL Certification
11 17 (0.47%) CCNP
11 17 (0.47%) Master's Degree
12 15 (0.41%) RHCE
13 14 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.36%) CISM
15 12 (0.33%) CISA
16 11 (0.30%) SANS
17 9 (0.25%) CCIE
17 9 (0.25%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (6.61%) QA
2 46 (1.26%) GCP
3 21 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.44%) SLA
6 12 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.25%) COBIT
8 4 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.11%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.082%) DICOM
9 3 (0.082%) HL7
9 3 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.055%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.027%) MiFID
System Software
1 1607 (44.06%) Docker
2 351 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
4 148 (4.06%) Active Directory
5 120 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 117 (3.21%) Xen
7 89 (2.44%) vSphere
8 77 (2.11%) NFS
9 71 (1.95%) LXC
10 68 (1.86%) KVM
10 68 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
11 56 (1.54%) VirtualBox
12 46 (1.26%) XenServer
13 38 (1.04%) iptables
14 37 (1.01%) etcd
15 30 (0.82%) Varnish
16 28 (0.77%) flannel
17 24 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 16 (0.44%) Samba
19 15 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2532 (69.43%) Puppet
2 1947 (53.39%) Opscode Chef
3 786 (21.55%) Kubernetes
4 682 (18.70%) Terraform
5 383 (10.50%) Nagios
6 277 (7.60%) Salt
7 135 (3.70%) Mesos
8 125 (3.43%) ZABBIX
9 106 (2.91%) Packer
10 101 (2.77%) Grafana
10 101 (2.77%) logstash
11 92 (2.52%) Kibana
12 76 (2.08%) Graphite
13 62 (1.70%) CFEngine
14 61 (1.67%) Cobbler
15 58 (1.59%) Prometheus
16 55 (1.51%) HAProxy
17 51 (1.40%) Tivoli
18 50 (1.37%) Rundeck
19 48 (1.32%) Consul
Vendors
1 597 (16.37%) Red Hat
2 549 (15.05%) VMware
3 362 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 311 (8.53%) Oracle
5 309 (8.47%) Google
6 239 (6.55%) SaltStack
7 185 (5.07%) Splunk
8 164 (4.50%) Cisco
9 138 (3.78%) SAP
10 108 (2.96%) New Relic
11 99 (2.71%) Atlassian
12 97 (2.66%) HP
13 95 (2.60%) AppDynamics
14 92 (2.52%) IBM
15 76 (2.08%) Rackspace
16 53 (1.45%) Citrix
17 52 (1.43%) SolarWinds
17 52 (1.43%) XebiaLabs
18 46 (1.26%) CA
19 38 (1.04%) Dynatrace