Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 199 403
Rank change year-on-year +52 +204 +411
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,072 2,926 1,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 1.69% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.24% 19.46% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,252 2,567 1,421
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,131 15,034 16,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.19% 8.67% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,993 12,177 13,849
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +6.17%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the UK

Ansible
Top 18 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 19 February 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 +50 3,760 £62,500 - 566
London +18 2,302 £67,500 +3.85% 344
UK excluding London +133 1,711 £52,500 +5.00% 258
South East +79 458 £55,000 +4.76% 70
North of England +64 378 £52,500 +3.96% 63
Midlands +100 229 £52,500 -4.55% 27
South West +60 216 £45,000 -5.26% 29
North West +63 211 £57,500 +13.86% 39
Scotland +90 204 £50,000 -1.48% 25
East of England +93 177 £60,000 +21.21% 32
Yorkshire +58 157 £50,000 -4.76% 20
West Midlands +57 127 £55,000 - 15
East Midlands +71 102 £52,500 - 12
Wales +35 48 £40,000 -13.51% 10
North East -28 10 £65,000 +57.58% 4
Northern Ireland -14 4 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 2,996 (73.58%) DevOps
2 2,676 (65.72%) Puppet
3 2,566 (63.02%) Linux
4 2,412 (59.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2,240 (55.01%) Python
6 2,194 (53.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1,914 (47.00%) Docker
8 1,762 (43.27%) Jenkins
9 1,579 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
10 1,352 (33.20%) Configuration Management
11 1,244 (30.55%) Java
12 1,146 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
13 1,108 (27.21%) Bash Shell
14 1,081 (26.55%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,008 (24.75%) Ruby
16 984 (24.17%) Terraform
17 920 (22.59%) Kubernetes
18 916 (22.50%) Git (software)
19 809 (19.87%) Windows
20 694 (17.04%) Finance
21 632 (15.52%) MySQL
22 629 (15.45%) Open Source
23 589 (14.46%) JavaScript
24 577 (14.17%) Perl
25 573 (14.07%) PowerShell
26 561 (13.78%) Software Engineering
27 558 (13.70%) VMware
28 536 (13.16%) Microservices
29 532 (13.06%) Unix
30 528 (12.97%) TeamCity

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
1 354 (8.69%) Apache
2 303 (7.44%) OpenStack
3 291 (7.15%) nginx
4 277 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
5 249 (6.11%) Tomcat
6 198 (4.86%) Confluence
7 158 (3.88%) Apache Spark
8 133 (3.27%) IIS
9 125 (3.07%) WebSphere
10 93 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
11 74 (1.82%) JBoss
12 62 (1.52%) Apache Solr
13 55 (1.35%) WebLogic
14 52 (1.28%) Jetty
15 44 (1.08%) CloudStack
16 42 (1.03%) CMS
17 28 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
18 16 (0.39%) SharePoint
19 15 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 13 (0.32%) Ethereum
Applications
1 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.049%) HipChat
5 1 (0.025%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.22%) CiviCRM
3 7 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.12%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.098%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.074%) Magento
7 3 (0.074%) Staffware
8 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.049%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.025%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2,412 (59.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1,081 (26.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 411 (10.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 343 (8.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 303 (7.44%) SaaS
6 280 (6.88%) Amazon EC2
7 204 (5.01%) PaaS
8 198 (4.86%) IaaS
9 184 (4.52%) GitHub
10 172 (4.22%) Amazon S3
11 158 (3.88%) OpenShift
12 140 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
13 139 (3.41%) Serverless
14 114 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 95 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
16 82 (2.01%) Route 53
16 82 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 57 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 55 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
19 45 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 338 (8.30%) Firewall
2 315 (7.74%) TCP/IP
3 261 (6.41%) DNS
4 195 (4.79%) VPN
5 108 (2.65%) DHCP
6 88 (2.16%) HTTP
7 76 (1.87%) WAN
8 73 (1.79%) Internet
9 70 (1.72%) LAN
10 64 (1.57%) SAN
11 63 (1.55%) SSL
12 53 (1.30%) Network Security
13 43 (1.06%) SNMP
14 42 (1.03%) SMTP
15 41 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (0.91%) IPsec
17 35 (0.86%) Ethernet
18 33 (0.81%) VLAN
19 32 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (15.52%) MySQL
2 489 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
3 477 (11.71%) NoSQL
4 424 (10.41%) MongoDB
5 242 (5.94%) Big Data
6 241 (5.92%) Hadoop
7 229 (5.62%) SQL Server
8 200 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 197 (4.84%) Redis
10 178 (4.37%) Relational Database
11 131 (3.22%) Amazon RDS
12 85 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 80 (1.96%) RDBMS
14 58 (1.42%) MariaDB
15 43 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 42 (1.03%) Riak
17 39 (0.96%) Apache Hive
18 37 (0.91%) InfluxDB
19 36 (0.88%) HBase
20 35 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,762 (43.27%) Jenkins
2 916 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 528 (12.97%) TeamCity
4 430 (10.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 387 (9.50%) Maven
6 384 (9.43%) JIRA
7 285 (7.00%) Subversion
8 264 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 250 (6.14%) Vagrant
10 170 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 165 (4.05%) Gradle
12 159 (3.90%) Hudson
13 143 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 125 (3.07%) MSBuild
15 105 (2.58%) Travis CI
16 95 (2.33%) Cucumber
17 93 (2.28%) GoCD
18 91 (2.23%) Bitbucket
19 90 (2.21%) Selenium
20 89 (2.19%) GitLab
General
1 694 (17.04%) Finance
2 282 (6.93%) Banking
3 166 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 143 (3.51%) Retail
5 124 (3.05%) Games
6 71 (1.74%) Marketing
7 50 (1.23%) Advertising
8 39 (0.96%) Electronics
8 39 (0.96%) Publishing
9 37 (0.91%) Law
10 36 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.71%) Legal
12 25 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 23 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.42%) Automotive
15 13 (0.32%) Back Office
16 11 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.25%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.098%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.074%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,718 (42.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 634 (15.57%) Developer
3 515 (12.65%) Linux Engineer
4 452 (11.10%) AWS DevOps
4 452 (11.10%) AWS Engineer
5 448 (11.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 365 (8.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 351 (8.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 327 (8.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 319 (7.83%) Administrator
10 302 (7.42%) Senior DevOps
11 243 (5.97%) Java Developer
12 241 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 229 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
14 222 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
15 216 (5.30%) Architect
16 210 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
17 208 (5.11%) Consultant
18 201 (4.94%) Lead DevOps
19 192 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (12.92%) Web Services
2 357 (8.77%) AngularJS
3 355 (8.72%) Spring
4 337 (8.28%) Node.js
5 315 (7.74%) .NET
6 251 (6.16%) HTML
7 234 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
8 209 (5.13%) LAMP
8 209 (5.13%) RESTful
9 188 (4.62%) Hibernate
10 181 (4.44%) Kafka
11 178 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
12 157 (3.86%) REST
13 147 (3.61%) React
14 126 (3.09%) CSS
15 105 (2.58%) LEMP Stack
15 105 (2.58%) Spring Boot
16 97 (2.38%) JSON
17 90 (2.21%) HTML5
18 87 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 292 (7.17%) Public Cloud
2 253 (6.21%) Fintech
3 249 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 244 (5.99%) Data Centre
5 160 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
6 133 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 132 (3.24%) Private Cloud
8 131 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
9 113 (2.78%) Management Information System
10 77 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
11 61 (1.50%) Online Banking
12 56 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 49 (1.20%) Clustering
14 42 (1.03%) Replication
15 41 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 41 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 41 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 35 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 33 (0.81%) Data Structures
18 32 (0.79%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2,566 (63.02%) Linux
2 809 (19.87%) Windows
3 532 (13.06%) Unix
4 345 (8.47%) CentOS
5 323 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 249 (6.11%) Ubuntu
7 234 (5.75%) Windows Server
8 111 (2.73%) Debian
9 61 (1.50%) Solaris
10 40 (0.98%) CoreOS
11 35 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (0.83%) AIX
13 31 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 26 (0.64%) Android
15 24 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (0.52%) Mac OS X
17 18 (0.44%) SUSE
18 15 (0.37%) HPUX
19 12 (0.29%) Fedora
20 11 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,996 (73.58%) DevOps
2 1,579 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1,352 (33.20%) Configuration Management
4 1,146 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
5 629 (15.45%) Open Source
6 561 (13.78%) Software Engineering
7 536 (13.16%) Microservices
8 447 (10.98%) Scrum
9 438 (10.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 392 (9.63%) TDD
11 360 (8.84%) Test Automation
12 276 (6.78%) High Availability
13 248 (6.09%) E-Commerce
14 244 (5.99%) Mentoring
15 218 (5.35%) SDLC
16 208 (5.11%) BDD
17 199 (4.89%) Migration
18 185 (4.54%) ITIL
19 182 (4.47%) Continuous Deployment
20 170 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,240 (55.01%) Python
2 1,244 (30.55%) Java
3 1,108 (27.21%) Bash Shell
4 1,008 (24.75%) Ruby
5 589 (14.46%) JavaScript
6 577 (14.17%) Perl
7 573 (14.07%) PowerShell
8 496 (12.18%) SQL
9 473 (11.62%) PHP
10 329 (8.08%) C#
11 279 (6.85%) Shell Script
12 268 (6.58%) Go
13 179 (4.40%) Scala
14 143 (3.51%) C++
15 86 (2.11%) Groovy
16 83 (2.04%) C
17 42 (1.03%) Korn
18 22 (0.54%) Clojure
19 20 (0.49%) PL/SQL
20 19 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 307 (7.54%) Degree
2 163 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 145 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (2.41%) AWS Certification
5 80 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 58 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 58 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (1.40%) MCSE
9 44 (1.08%) CCNP
10 39 (0.96%) CCNA
11 31 (0.76%) CISSP
12 29 (0.71%) MCSA
13 27 (0.66%) RHCE
14 25 (0.61%) CCIE
14 25 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
15 24 (0.59%) MCITP
16 17 (0.42%) DV Cleared
17 14 (0.34%) GIAC
17 14 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (4.27%) QA
2 131 (3.22%) GCP
3 61 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.49%) SLA
6 10 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.12%) PSD2
8 3 (0.074%) COBIT
9 2 (0.049%) GDPR
9 2 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.025%) BS7666
10 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.025%) DICOM
10 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.025%) HL7
10 1 (0.025%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.025%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1,914 (47.00%) Docker
2 377 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
4 111 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 101 (2.48%) Active Directory
6 98 (2.41%) Xen
7 93 (2.28%) vSphere
8 75 (1.84%) KVM
9 69 (1.69%) VirtualBox
10 59 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
11 57 (1.40%) NFS
12 40 (0.98%) iptables
13 39 (0.96%) LXC
14 38 (0.93%) VMware NSX
15 32 (0.79%) Samba
16 27 (0.66%) HDFS
17 21 (0.52%) Apache Flume
18 18 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 17 (0.42%) Varnish
20 16 (0.39%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2,676 (65.72%) Puppet
2 2,194 (53.88%) Opscode Chef
3 984 (24.17%) Terraform
4 920 (22.59%) Kubernetes
5 333 (8.18%) Nagios
6 301 (7.39%) Salt
7 221 (5.43%) Packer
8 112 (2.75%) Docker Swarm
9 107 (2.63%) ZABBIX
10 99 (2.43%) logstash
11 92 (2.26%) Kibana
12 87 (2.14%) Mesos
13 77 (1.89%) Grafana
14 76 (1.87%) Consul
15 72 (1.77%) HAProxy
15 72 (1.77%) Rundeck
16 67 (1.65%) Icinga
17 44 (1.08%) Cobbler
17 44 (1.08%) Prometheus
18 42 (1.03%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 558 (13.70%) VMware
2 430 (10.56%) Red Hat
3 374 (9.18%) Oracle
4 335 (8.23%) Microsoft
5 317 (7.78%) Google
6 195 (4.79%) Splunk
7 185 (4.54%) SaltStack
8 145 (3.56%) Cisco
9 138 (3.39%) New Relic
10 103 (2.53%) IBM
11 95 (2.33%) Atlassian
12 92 (2.26%) AppDynamics
13 61 (1.50%) WorldPay
14 53 (1.30%) F5
15 50 (1.23%) SolarWinds
16 49 (1.20%) ServiceNow
17 48 (1.18%) EMC
18 46 (1.13%) Citrix
18 46 (1.13%) Rackspace
18 46 (1.13%) SAP