Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 236 483
Rank change year-on-year +70 +247 +464
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3788 2762 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 1.45% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.57% 16.71% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3174 2397 1080
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% +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 15415 16525 16789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12597 13351 13567
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +68 3540 £62,500 +4.17% 227
London +27 2233 £67,500 +3.85% 148
UK excluding London +165 1486 £52,500 +5.00% 89
South East +170 493 £55,000 +10.00% 24
North of England +136 356 £50,000 +17.65% 22
North West +110 197 £47,500 +11.76% 8
South West +23 162 £50,000 +2.56% 8
Midlands +98 153 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Yorkshire +63 143 £50,000 +17.65% 12
East of England +49 135 £57,500 +16.16% 11
West Midlands +84 120 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Scotland +65 116 £62,500 +25.00% 7
Wales +71 75 £49,039 +30.77% 3
East Midlands +34 33 £52,500 +3.45% 7
North East +22 16 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Northern Ireland -37 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2762 (72.91%) DevOps
2 2603 (68.72%) Puppet
3 2539 (67.03%) Linux
4 2091 (55.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2060 (54.38%) Python
6 2008 (53.01%) Opscode Chef
7 1706 (45.04%) Docker
8 1617 (42.69%) Jenkins
9 1485 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
10 1168 (30.83%) Configuration Management
11 1105 (29.17%) Java
12 1076 (28.41%) Bash Shell
13 1031 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
14 924 (24.39%) Git (software)
15 913 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 845 (22.31%) Ruby
17 844 (22.28%) Kubernetes
18 790 (20.86%) Terraform
19 720 (19.01%) Finance
20 705 (18.61%) Windows
21 641 (16.92%) Perl
22 610 (16.10%) Open Source
23 583 (15.39%) MySQL
24 582 (15.36%) Unix
25 580 (15.31%) Red Hat
26 535 (14.12%) PowerShell
27 529 (13.97%) VMware
28 497 (13.12%) CentOS
29 489 (12.91%) Scrum
30 476 (12.57%) Software Engineering

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
1 457 (12.06%) Apache
2 404 (10.67%) OpenStack
3 400 (10.56%) Tomcat
4 299 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
5 291 (7.68%) nginx
6 200 (5.28%) IIS
7 188 (4.96%) WebSphere
8 176 (4.65%) Confluence
9 134 (3.54%) Apache Spark
10 122 (3.22%) WebLogic
11 120 (3.17%) JBoss
12 94 (2.48%) Jetty
13 93 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
14 49 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
15 41 (1.08%) Apache Solr
16 39 (1.03%) CloudStack
17 35 (0.92%) CMS
18 24 (0.63%) Drupal
19 21 (0.55%) Ethereum
20 20 (0.53%) uWSGI
Applications
1 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.11%) EngageOne
3 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.079%) Pipeline Pilot
5 2 (0.053%) HipChat
6 1 (0.026%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.29%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.11%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.11%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.079%) Magento
4 3 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.026%) assyst
6 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.026%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2091 (55.20%) Amazon AWS
2 913 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 309 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 291 (7.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 195 (5.15%) SaaS
6 189 (4.99%) PaaS
7 163 (4.30%) IaaS
8 161 (4.25%) Amazon EC2
9 138 (3.64%) GitHub
10 90 (2.38%) Serverless
11 85 (2.24%) Amazon S3
12 74 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 72 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
14 71 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
15 57 (1.50%) OpenShift
16 52 (1.37%) npm
17 48 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 42 (1.11%) Route 53
19 35 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
20 34 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 288 (7.60%) Firewall
2 265 (7.00%) DNS
3 179 (4.73%) TCP/IP
4 155 (4.09%) Internet
5 105 (2.77%) HTTP
6 104 (2.75%) VPN
7 101 (2.67%) SAN
8 69 (1.82%) LAN
9 63 (1.66%) WAN
10 60 (1.58%) DHCP
11 59 (1.56%) VLAN
12 54 (1.43%) SSL
13 49 (1.29%) LDAP
14 47 (1.24%) Network Security
15 43 (1.14%) SMTP
16 40 (1.06%) SNMP
17 36 (0.95%) NAS
18 34 (0.90%) AMQP
18 34 (0.90%) NetScaler
19 27 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (15.39%) MySQL
2 400 (10.56%) MongoDB
3 387 (10.22%) NoSQL
4 354 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
5 316 (8.34%) SQL Server
6 254 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 225 (5.94%) Big Data
8 217 (5.73%) Hadoop
9 191 (5.04%) Redis
10 172 (4.54%) Relational Database
11 112 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
12 78 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 66 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 57 (1.50%) MariaDB
14 57 (1.50%) Riak
15 54 (1.43%) Couchbase
16 51 (1.35%) InfluxDB
16 51 (1.35%) Oracle Database
17 39 (1.03%) Neo4j
18 38 (1.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1617 (42.69%) Jenkins
2 924 (24.39%) Git (software)
3 416 (10.98%) TeamCity
4 353 (9.32%) JIRA
5 315 (8.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 288 (7.60%) Maven
7 254 (6.71%) Vagrant
8 225 (5.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 202 (5.33%) Subversion
10 172 (4.54%) Hudson
11 158 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 144 (3.80%) Gradle
13 118 (3.12%) Selenium
14 103 (2.72%) GitLab
15 94 (2.48%) Ant
16 93 (2.46%) MSBuild
16 93 (2.46%) Travis CI
17 87 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
18 86 (2.27%) JUnit
19 82 (2.16%) Cucumber
General
1 720 (19.01%) Finance
2 266 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 239 (6.31%) Banking
4 210 (5.54%) Marketing
5 130 (3.43%) Retail
6 127 (3.35%) Manufacturing
7 126 (3.33%) Electronics
8 108 (2.85%) Games
9 40 (1.06%) Advertising
10 27 (0.71%) Law
10 27 (0.71%) Publishing
11 25 (0.66%) Online Betting
12 21 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.53%) Back Office
13 20 (0.53%) Legal
14 15 (0.40%) Automotive
15 14 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.21%) Front Office
17 6 (0.16%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1609 (42.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 522 (13.78%) Developer
3 462 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
4 441 (11.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 381 (10.06%) AWS Engineer
6 349 (9.21%) Administrator
6 349 (9.21%) AWS DevOps
7 313 (8.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 310 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
9 276 (7.29%) Senior DevOps
10 269 (7.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 253 (6.68%) Systems Administrator
12 233 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
13 211 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 206 (5.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 198 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
16 184 (4.86%) Lead DevOps
17 170 (4.49%) Architect
18 165 (4.36%) Java Developer
19 149 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (11.56%) Web Services
2 319 (8.42%) .NET
3 272 (7.18%) Node.js
4 242 (6.39%) Elastic Stack
5 221 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
6 198 (5.23%) AngularJS
6 198 (5.23%) RESTful
7 183 (4.83%) LAMP
8 182 (4.80%) Kafka
9 178 (4.70%) HTML
10 164 (4.33%) REST
11 160 (4.22%) Spring
12 129 (3.41%) React
13 113 (2.98%) CSS
14 89 (2.35%) LEMP Stack
15 87 (2.30%) Hibernate
16 82 (2.16%) HTML5
17 76 (2.01%) XML
18 72 (1.90%) JSON
19 69 (1.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 265 (7.00%) Public Cloud
2 255 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 226 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 190 (5.02%) Fintech
5 120 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 115 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
7 105 (2.77%) Private Cloud
8 92 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
9 85 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
10 83 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 82 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 52 (1.37%) Clustering
13 49 (1.29%) Online Banking
14 48 (1.27%) Virtual Team
15 42 (1.11%) Replication
15 42 (1.11%) User Experience
16 30 (0.79%) Mobile App
17 29 (0.77%) Cloud Native
18 27 (0.71%) Algorithms
19 25 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2539 (67.03%) Linux
2 705 (18.61%) Windows
3 582 (15.36%) Unix
4 497 (13.12%) CentOS
5 392 (10.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 387 (10.22%) Ubuntu
7 217 (5.73%) Windows Server
8 170 (4.49%) Debian
9 90 (2.38%) Solaris
10 57 (1.50%) CoreOS
11 47 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (0.77%) AIX
13 25 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.50%) Fedora
14 19 (0.50%) SUSE
15 18 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.42%) VxWorks
17 15 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.21%) Windows 10
19 7 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2762 (72.91%) DevOps
2 1485 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1168 (30.83%) Configuration Management
4 1031 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
5 610 (16.10%) Open Source
6 489 (12.91%) Scrum
7 476 (12.57%) Software Engineering
8 429 (11.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 399 (10.53%) TDD
10 372 (9.82%) Microservices
11 297 (7.84%) Test Automation
12 280 (7.39%) High Availability
13 268 (7.07%) E-Commerce
14 257 (6.78%) Mentoring
15 252 (6.65%) ITIL
16 244 (6.44%) Migration
17 218 (5.76%) Kanban
18 205 (5.41%) BDD
19 184 (4.86%) Task Automation
20 171 (4.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2060 (54.38%) Python
2 1105 (29.17%) Java
3 1076 (28.41%) Bash Shell
4 845 (22.31%) Ruby
5 641 (16.92%) Perl
6 535 (14.12%) PowerShell
7 462 (12.20%) SQL
8 410 (10.82%) JavaScript
9 371 (9.79%) PHP
10 318 (8.39%) Go
11 311 (8.21%) Shell Script
12 255 (6.73%) C#
13 214 (5.65%) C++
14 132 (3.48%) Groovy
15 103 (2.72%) Scala
16 95 (2.51%) C
17 50 (1.32%) Korn
18 40 (1.06%) T-SQL
19 31 (0.82%) VBScript
20 28 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 339 (8.95%) Degree
2 155 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 136 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 90 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 55 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 34 (0.90%) CISSP
8 27 (0.71%) CCNA
8 27 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.69%) Master's Degree
10 24 (0.63%) RHCE
11 23 (0.61%) CCIE
12 21 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.50%) SANS
14 18 (0.48%) CCNP
15 17 (0.45%) PhD
16 12 (0.32%) MCSE
17 11 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
17 11 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
17 11 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.57%) QA
2 56 (1.48%) GCP
3 23 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.55%) SLA
5 18 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.16%) COBIT
8 5 (0.13%) SSAE 16
9 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.079%) DICOM
10 3 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.079%) HL7
10 3 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.079%) PSD2
10 3 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.026%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 1706 (45.04%) Docker
2 343 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 177 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
4 146 (3.85%) Active Directory
5 100 (2.64%) Hyper-V
6 99 (2.61%) Xen
7 83 (2.19%) vSphere
8 71 (1.87%) LXC
9 69 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
10 67 (1.77%) KVM
11 62 (1.64%) NFS
12 46 (1.21%) iptables
12 46 (1.21%) VirtualBox
13 37 (0.98%) XenServer
14 32 (0.84%) Varnish
15 27 (0.71%) etcd
16 24 (0.63%) Samba
17 22 (0.58%) VMware NSX
18 21 (0.55%) Ceph
19 20 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2603 (68.72%) Puppet
2 2008 (53.01%) Opscode Chef
3 844 (22.28%) Kubernetes
4 790 (20.86%) Terraform
5 384 (10.14%) Nagios
6 259 (6.84%) Salt
7 128 (3.38%) Packer
8 123 (3.25%) Mesos
9 117 (3.09%) ZABBIX
10 112 (2.96%) Grafana
11 101 (2.67%) logstash
12 96 (2.53%) Kibana
13 69 (1.82%) Prometheus
14 68 (1.80%) Icinga
15 63 (1.66%) Graphite
16 62 (1.64%) Cobbler
17 57 (1.50%) HAProxy
18 55 (1.45%) Rundeck
19 48 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
20 46 (1.21%) Consul
Vendors
1 580 (15.31%) Red Hat
2 529 (13.97%) VMware
3 390 (10.30%) Microsoft
4 330 (8.71%) Google
5 321 (8.47%) Oracle
6 214 (5.65%) SaltStack
7 185 (4.88%) Splunk
8 168 (4.44%) Cisco
9 133 (3.51%) SAP
10 110 (2.90%) New Relic
11 108 (2.85%) Atlassian
12 96 (2.53%) AppDynamics
12 96 (2.53%) IBM
13 82 (2.16%) HP
14 75 (1.98%) Rackspace
15 61 (1.61%) Citrix
16 58 (1.53%) SolarWinds
17 43 (1.14%) F5
18 41 (1.08%) EMC
19 38 (1.00%) TIBCO