Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 120 175
Rank change year-on-year +10 +55 +81
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,161 4,577 3,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.99% 2.75% 2.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.89% 26.20% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,025 3,584 3,137
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +2.91% +4.04%

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 18,177 17,469 15,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 10.49% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13,652 13,912 12,867
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,513 £30,817
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +6 3,856 £70,000 +12.00% 624
London +16 2,289 £75,000 +7.14% 313
UK excluding London -2 1,769 £55,000 +3.77% 371
South East +20 570 £60,000 +4.35% 86
North of England -80 365 £55,000 +4.76% 77
Scotland -5 213 £50,000 - 41
East of England +58 201 £55,000 -4.35% 70
South West +38 196 £52,500 +16.67% 49
North West -62 193 £57,500 - 40
Midlands +28 177 £56,000 +1.82% 29
Yorkshire -74 134 £53,963 +11.26% 31
West Midlands +17 113 £55,000 - 22
East Midlands +35 61 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Wales +2 47 £49,000 -0.08% 16
North East +5 38 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Northern Ireland -17 3 £47,500 -24.00% 3

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 2,974 (71.47%) DevOps
2 2,595 (62.36%) AWS
3 2,421 (58.18%) Linux
4 2,331 (56.02%) Docker
5 2,207 (53.04%) Python
6 2,171 (52.17%) Puppet
7 1,929 (46.36%) Terraform
8 1,827 (43.91%) Kubernetes
9 1,753 (42.13%) Jenkins
10 1,711 (41.12%) Opscode Chef
11 1,647 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
12 1,530 (36.77%) Azure
13 1,268 (30.47%) Java
14 1,135 (27.28%) Configuration Management
15 1,075 (25.84%) Bash Shell
16 1,060 (25.47%) Git (software)
17 918 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
18 914 (21.97%) Windows
19 905 (21.75%) Infrastructure as Code
20 891 (21.41%) GCP
21 815 (19.59%) PowerShell
22 761 (18.29%) Finance
23 638 (15.33%) Software Engineering
24 621 (14.92%) Ruby
25 610 (14.66%) Continuous Delivery
26 594 (14.28%) JavaScript
27 574 (13.79%) Open Source
28 556 (13.36%) Microservices
29 552 (13.27%) Unix
30 530 (12.74%) SQL

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
1 223 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 189 (4.54%) Apache
3 175 (4.21%) OpenStack
4 174 (4.18%) nginx
5 167 (4.01%) Apache Spark
6 155 (3.73%) Confluence
7 149 (3.58%) Tomcat
8 113 (2.72%) IIS
9 99 (2.38%) JBoss
10 70 (1.68%) WebLogic
11 61 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 59 (1.42%) WebSphere
13 47 (1.13%) SAS
14 39 (0.94%) CMS
15 34 (0.82%) SharePoint
16 32 (0.77%) Drupal
17 29 (0.70%) WordPress
18 26 (0.62%) Apache Solr
19 20 (0.48%) MS Exchange
20 18 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (0.34%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.072%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.024%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 87 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.12%) Magento
4 4 (0.096%) CiviCRM
5 2 (0.048%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.024%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.024%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.024%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.024%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,595 (62.36%) AWS
2 1,530 (36.77%) Azure
3 891 (21.41%) GCP
4 499 (11.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 354 (8.51%) SaaS
6 308 (7.40%) OpenShift
7 257 (6.18%) GitHub
8 249 (5.98%) Serverless
9 240 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
10 232 (5.58%) PaaS
11 215 (5.17%) IaaS
12 203 (4.88%) Amazon S3
13 201 (4.83%) AWS Lambda
14 147 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
15 122 (2.93%) Amazon ECS
16 116 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 100 (2.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 80 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
19 75 (1.80%) Datadog
20 72 (1.73%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 317 (7.62%) Firewall
2 247 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 220 (5.29%) DNS
4 156 (3.75%) VPN
5 118 (2.84%) DHCP
6 91 (2.19%) HTTP
7 79 (1.90%) Internet
8 75 (1.80%) SSL
9 67 (1.61%) SAN
10 60 (1.44%) WAN
11 54 (1.30%) VLAN
12 52 (1.25%) LAN
13 44 (1.06%) Network Security
14 30 (0.72%) MPLS
15 26 (0.62%) BGP
15 26 (0.62%) DMZ
15 26 (0.62%) OSPF
15 26 (0.62%) Wireless
16 23 (0.55%) FTP
17 22 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (8.60%) MySQL
2 322 (7.74%) Big Data
3 295 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
4 278 (6.68%) SQL Server
5 207 (4.97%) Amazon RDS
6 191 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 174 (4.18%) MongoDB
8 158 (3.80%) NoSQL
9 147 (3.53%) Relational Database
10 109 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 98 (2.36%) Redis
12 96 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 89 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
14 82 (1.97%) Apache Hive
14 82 (1.97%) RDBMS
15 61 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 45 (1.08%) Pentaho
17 43 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
18 40 (0.96%) Oracle Database
19 39 (0.94%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,753 (42.13%) Jenkins
2 1,060 (25.47%) Git (software)
3 389 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 383 (9.20%) TeamCity
5 357 (8.58%) JIRA
6 246 (5.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 238 (5.72%) GitLab
8 232 (5.58%) Maven
9 231 (5.55%) Bitbucket
10 187 (4.49%) Subversion
11 155 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 152 (3.65%) Selenium
12 152 (3.65%) Vagrant
13 135 (3.24%) IBM UrbanCode
14 126 (3.03%) Travis CI
15 125 (3.00%) Artifactory
16 122 (2.93%) GoCD
17 110 (2.64%) CircleCI
18 108 (2.60%) Gradle
19 96 (2.31%) Cucumber
General
1 761 (18.29%) Finance
2 260 (6.25%) Banking
3 147 (3.53%) Public Sector
4 128 (3.08%) Retail
5 94 (2.26%) Law
6 89 (2.14%) Games
7 75 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 67 (1.61%) Marketing
9 41 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 31 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 26 (0.62%) Advertising
12 25 (0.60%) Back Office
12 25 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 23 (0.55%) Electronics
14 21 (0.50%) Billing
14 21 (0.50%) Publishing
15 18 (0.43%) Legal
16 17 (0.41%) Automotive
17 16 (0.38%) Front Office
18 14 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,758 (42.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 528 (12.69%) AWS Engineer
3 456 (10.96%) Cloud Engineer
4 441 (10.60%) Senior DevOps
5 437 (10.50%) Developer
6 383 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
7 373 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 356 (8.56%) AWS DevOps
9 328 (7.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 240 (5.77%) Consultant
11 214 (5.14%) Software Engineer
12 209 (5.02%) Platform Engineer
13 202 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 199 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 173 (4.16%) Java Developer
16 169 (4.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 166 (3.99%) Architect
18 159 (3.82%) Administrator
19 154 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
20 150 (3.60%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (9.11%) Node.js
2 350 (8.41%) Elastic Stack
3 330 (7.93%) Web Services
4 228 (5.48%) Kafka
5 213 (5.12%) AngularJS
6 211 (5.07%) .NET
7 199 (4.78%) Spring
8 155 (3.73%) React
9 148 (3.56%) RESTful
10 138 (3.32%) Spring Boot
11 134 (3.22%) JSON
12 130 (3.12%) CSS
12 130 (3.12%) HTML
13 113 (2.72%) REST
14 87 (2.09%) jQuery
15 80 (1.92%) LAMP
16 79 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
17 75 (1.80%) Middleware
18 62 (1.49%) Akka
19 57 (1.37%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 427 (10.26%) Public Cloud
2 218 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 168 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 142 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 136 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
6 135 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
7 121 (2.91%) Private Cloud
8 119 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
9 104 (2.50%) Cloud Native
10 83 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
11 76 (1.83%) Algorithms
12 75 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 66 (1.59%) Clustering
14 63 (1.51%) Management Information System
15 57 (1.37%) PKI
16 56 (1.35%) Replication
17 52 (1.25%) Virtual Team
18 50 (1.20%) User Experience
19 47 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 46 (1.11%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 2,421 (58.18%) Linux
2 914 (21.97%) Windows
3 552 (13.27%) Unix
4 328 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (7.45%) CentOS
6 260 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 163 (3.92%) Ubuntu
8 77 (1.85%) Debian
9 55 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (1.25%) Solaris
11 35 (0.84%) Mesosphere
12 34 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 33 (0.79%) CoreOS
13 33 (0.79%) Windows 10
14 31 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (0.70%) Fedora
16 28 (0.67%) Android
17 20 (0.48%) VMS
18 18 (0.43%) SUSE
19 14 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,974 (71.47%) DevOps
2 1,647 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 1,135 (27.28%) Configuration Management
4 918 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
5 905 (21.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 638 (15.33%) Software Engineering
7 610 (14.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 574 (13.79%) Open Source
9 556 (13.36%) Microservices
10 437 (10.50%) Scrum
11 427 (10.26%) Test Automation
12 405 (9.73%) TDD
13 401 (9.64%) Mentoring
14 349 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 306 (7.35%) Analytics
16 302 (7.26%) Deployment Automation
17 299 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
18 297 (7.14%) Migration
19 276 (6.63%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 270 (6.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,207 (53.04%) Python
2 1,268 (30.47%) Java
3 1,075 (25.84%) Bash Shell
4 815 (19.59%) PowerShell
5 621 (14.92%) Ruby
6 594 (14.28%) JavaScript
7 530 (12.74%) SQL
8 426 (10.24%) Go
9 331 (7.95%) Perl
10 236 (5.67%) Shell Script
11 230 (5.53%) C#
12 226 (5.43%) PHP
13 176 (4.23%) C++
14 145 (3.48%) Scala
15 125 (3.00%) C
16 96 (2.31%) Groovy
17 87 (2.09%) Java 8
18 75 (1.80%) PL/SQL
19 55 (1.32%) TypeScript
20 42 (1.01%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 333 (8.00%) Degree
2 213 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 155 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 118 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 89 (2.14%) AWS Certification
6 73 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (1.42%) RHCE
8 58 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 49 (1.18%) CCNP
11 39 (0.94%) CCNA
12 36 (0.87%) RHCSA
13 31 (0.75%) CCIE
14 25 (0.60%) Master's Degree
15 22 (0.53%) MCSA
16 16 (0.38%) MCP
16 16 (0.38%) MCSE
16 16 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
17 15 (0.36%) CISSP
18 14 (0.34%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (4.09%) QA
2 54 (1.30%) SLA
3 39 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.31%) GDPR
6 11 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.12%) NCSC
9 3 (0.072%) COBIT
9 3 (0.072%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.072%) NIST
9 3 (0.072%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,331 (56.02%) Docker
2 275 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (5.12%) Active Directory
4 124 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 70 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (1.68%) vSphere
6 63 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 57 (1.37%) KVM
8 56 (1.35%) VirtualBox
9 47 (1.13%) Xen
10 46 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
11 44 (1.06%) NFS
12 34 (0.82%) VMware NSX
13 25 (0.60%) XenApp
14 23 (0.55%) Firmware
15 22 (0.53%) Varnish
16 20 (0.48%) Ceph
17 19 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 16 (0.38%) vCloud
19 14 (0.34%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2,171 (52.17%) Puppet
2 1,929 (46.36%) Terraform
3 1,827 (43.91%) Kubernetes
4 1,711 (41.12%) Opscode Chef
5 279 (6.71%) Salt
6 257 (6.18%) Packer
7 231 (5.55%) Prometheus
8 224 (5.38%) Docker Swarm
9 205 (4.93%) Grafana
10 195 (4.69%) Nagios
11 176 (4.23%) Consul
12 115 (2.76%) ZABBIX
13 99 (2.38%) Kibana
14 98 (2.36%) Graphite
15 71 (1.71%) Rancher
16 69 (1.66%) Rundeck
17 62 (1.49%) HAProxy
17 62 (1.49%) logstash
18 58 (1.39%) Automic
19 57 (1.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 515 (12.38%) Google
2 431 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 398 (9.57%) VMware
4 373 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 370 (8.89%) Oracle
6 292 (7.02%) Splunk
7 155 (3.73%) Cisco
8 126 (3.03%) WorldPay
9 122 (2.93%) ServiceNow
10 119 (2.86%) AppDynamics
11 114 (2.74%) Atlassian
12 111 (2.67%) SaltStack
13 95 (2.28%) IBM
14 86 (2.07%) Hortonworks
14 86 (2.07%) New Relic
15 82 (1.97%) Cloudera
16 61 (1.47%) CyberArk
17 55 (1.32%) Citrix
18 54 (1.30%) F5
19 53 (1.27%) Dynatrace