Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 232 478
Rank change year-on-year +67 +246 +422
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3906 2815 1327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.17% 1.50% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.79% 17.31% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 2459 1147
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% +27.78%

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 15758 16262 16831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.69% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12923 13142 13660
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 +56 3648 £62,500 +4.17% 367
London +29 2319 £67,500 +3.85% 220
UK excluding London +158 1530 £52,500 +5.00% 157
South East +139 467 £55,000 - 32
North of England +121 347 £50,000 +11.11% 47
Midlands +94 189 £52,500 +5.00% 31
North West +96 176 £52,500 +14.13% 25
South West +19 171 £50,000 - 22
East of England +51 153 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Yorkshire +59 150 £50,000 +11.11% 21
West Midlands +84 136 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Scotland +59 130 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Wales +62 76 £49,039 +30.77% 2
East Midlands +39 53 £52,500 +3.45% 13
North East +5 21 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Northern Ireland -35 1 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2847 (72.89%) DevOps
2 2665 (68.23%) Puppet
3 2544 (65.13%) Linux
4 2239 (57.32%) Amazon AWS
5 2103 (53.84%) Opscode Chef
6 2089 (53.48%) Python
7 1787 (45.75%) Docker
8 1662 (42.55%) Jenkins
9 1509 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
10 1300 (33.28%) Configuration Management
11 1155 (29.57%) Java
12 1095 (28.03%) Bash Shell
13 1046 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
14 988 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 913 (23.37%) Ruby
16 900 (23.04%) Kubernetes
17 882 (22.58%) Git (software)
18 881 (22.56%) Terraform
19 750 (19.20%) Finance
20 730 (18.69%) Windows
21 631 (16.15%) Perl
22 629 (16.10%) Open Source
23 613 (15.69%) MySQL
24 556 (14.23%) PowerShell
25 550 (14.08%) Red Hat
26 545 (13.95%) Unix
27 523 (13.39%) VMware
28 491 (12.57%) CentOS
28 491 (12.57%) Software Engineering
29 490 (12.54%) 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
1 442 (11.32%) Apache
2 392 (10.04%) OpenStack
3 370 (9.47%) Tomcat
4 301 (7.71%) Elasticsearch
5 287 (7.35%) nginx
6 214 (5.48%) IIS
7 206 (5.27%) Confluence
8 179 (4.58%) WebSphere
9 139 (3.56%) Apache Spark
10 109 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 102 (2.61%) JBoss
12 96 (2.46%) WebLogic
13 80 (2.05%) Jetty
14 43 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
15 42 (1.08%) Apache Solr
16 41 (1.05%) CloudStack
17 35 (0.90%) CMS
18 21 (0.54%) SharePoint
19 20 (0.51%) Drupal
20 19 (0.49%) Ethereum
Applications
1 13 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.077%) EngageOne
3 3 (0.077%) HipChat
3 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.077%) Pipeline Pilot
4 1 (0.026%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.28%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.18%) Workday HCM
3 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.10%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.051%) Magento
6 2 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.026%) assyst
7 1 (0.026%) CiviCRM
7 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2239 (57.32%) Amazon AWS
2 988 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 347 (8.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 320 (8.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 241 (6.17%) SaaS
6 203 (5.20%) Amazon EC2
7 194 (4.97%) PaaS
8 158 (4.05%) IaaS
9 142 (3.64%) GitHub
10 126 (3.23%) Amazon S3
11 115 (2.94%) Serverless
12 87 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
13 80 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
14 79 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 67 (1.72%) OpenShift
16 51 (1.31%) npm
17 48 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 47 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 47 (1.20%) Route 53
19 36 (0.92%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 325 (8.32%) Firewall
2 281 (7.19%) DNS
3 207 (5.30%) TCP/IP
4 149 (3.81%) VPN
5 120 (3.07%) Internet
6 104 (2.66%) HTTP
7 91 (2.33%) SAN
8 78 (2.00%) DHCP
9 62 (1.59%) LAN
10 56 (1.43%) VLAN
11 55 (1.41%) WAN
12 53 (1.36%) SSL
13 52 (1.33%) Network Security
14 51 (1.31%) LDAP
15 39 (1.00%) SNMP
16 38 (0.97%) AMQP
17 37 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (0.92%) SMTP
19 35 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
19 35 (0.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (15.69%) MySQL
2 413 (10.57%) NoSQL
3 411 (10.52%) PostgreSQL
4 406 (10.39%) MongoDB
5 314 (8.04%) SQL Server
6 244 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 224 (5.73%) Hadoop
8 214 (5.48%) Big Data
9 204 (5.22%) Redis
10 179 (4.58%) Relational Database
11 115 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
12 89 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 78 (2.00%) RDBMS
14 66 (1.69%) MariaDB
15 57 (1.46%) InfluxDB
15 57 (1.46%) Riak
16 53 (1.36%) Couchbase
17 42 (1.08%) Oracle Database
18 40 (1.02%) Neo4j
19 35 (0.90%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1662 (42.55%) Jenkins
2 882 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 455 (11.65%) TeamCity
4 375 (9.60%) JIRA
5 360 (9.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 303 (7.76%) Maven
7 256 (6.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 244 (6.25%) Vagrant
9 220 (5.63%) Subversion
10 187 (4.79%) Hudson
11 176 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 138 (3.53%) Gradle
13 118 (3.02%) MSBuild
14 111 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
15 103 (2.64%) Selenium
16 98 (2.51%) Travis CI
17 96 (2.46%) GitLab
18 83 (2.12%) Artifactory
19 80 (2.05%) Ant
20 79 (2.02%) JUnit
General
1 750 (19.20%) Finance
2 270 (6.91%) Banking
3 243 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 165 (4.22%) Marketing
5 138 (3.53%) Retail
6 115 (2.94%) Games
7 108 (2.76%) Electronics
7 108 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.10%) Law
9 40 (1.02%) Advertising
10 31 (0.79%) Publishing
11 26 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 26 (0.67%) Legal
12 22 (0.56%) Online Betting
13 19 (0.49%) Back Office
14 16 (0.41%) Automotive
15 15 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.15%) Digital Economy
17 5 (0.13%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1656 (42.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 540 (13.82%) Developer
3 485 (12.42%) Linux Engineer
4 467 (11.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 405 (10.37%) AWS Engineer
6 384 (9.83%) AWS DevOps
7 351 (8.99%) Administrator
8 342 (8.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 335 (8.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 294 (7.53%) Senior DevOps
11 291 (7.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 263 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
13 247 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
14 220 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 217 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 198 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
17 187 (4.79%) Architect
18 177 (4.53%) Lead DevOps
19 173 (4.43%) Java Developer
20 151 (3.87%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (11.67%) Web Services
2 332 (8.50%) .NET
3 292 (7.48%) Node.js
4 232 (5.94%) Elastic Stack
4 232 (5.94%) RabbitMQ
5 229 (5.86%) AngularJS
6 209 (5.35%) HTML
7 201 (5.15%) RESTful
8 198 (5.07%) Spring
9 191 (4.89%) Kafka
10 186 (4.76%) LAMP
11 161 (4.12%) REST
12 127 (3.25%) React
13 123 (3.15%) CSS
14 116 (2.97%) Hibernate
15 94 (2.41%) LEMP Stack
16 93 (2.38%) HTML5
17 76 (1.95%) JSON
18 72 (1.84%) Spring Boot
18 72 (1.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 274 (7.01%) Public Cloud
2 255 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 241 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 196 (5.02%) Fintech
5 135 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 111 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (2.79%) Private Cloud
8 89 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
9 88 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 87 (2.23%) Management Information System
11 80 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
12 59 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 54 (1.38%) Online Banking
14 50 (1.28%) Clustering
15 43 (1.10%) Replication
16 36 (0.92%) User Experience
17 35 (0.90%) Mobile App
18 34 (0.87%) Cloud Native
19 31 (0.79%) Algorithms
20 25 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2544 (65.13%) Linux
2 730 (18.69%) Windows
3 545 (13.95%) Unix
4 491 (12.57%) CentOS
5 389 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 380 (9.73%) Ubuntu
7 245 (6.27%) Windows Server
8 163 (4.17%) Debian
9 85 (2.18%) Solaris
10 49 (1.25%) CoreOS
11 48 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (0.72%) AIX
13 26 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.59%) Fedora
15 18 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
16 17 (0.44%) SUSE
17 16 (0.41%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.28%) Android
18 11 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2847 (72.89%) DevOps
2 1509 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
3 1300 (33.28%) Configuration Management
4 1046 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
5 629 (16.10%) Open Source
6 491 (12.57%) Software Engineering
7 490 (12.54%) Scrum
8 417 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 414 (10.60%) Microservices
10 362 (9.27%) TDD
11 301 (7.71%) Test Automation
12 282 (7.22%) High Availability
13 265 (6.78%) Mentoring
14 262 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 257 (6.58%) ITIL
16 236 (6.04%) Migration
17 198 (5.07%) Kanban
18 197 (5.04%) Task Automation
19 193 (4.94%) BDD
20 187 (4.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2089 (53.48%) Python
2 1155 (29.57%) Java
3 1095 (28.03%) Bash Shell
4 913 (23.37%) Ruby
5 631 (16.15%) Perl
6 556 (14.23%) PowerShell
7 475 (12.16%) SQL
8 455 (11.65%) JavaScript
9 401 (10.27%) PHP
10 315 (8.06%) Shell Script
11 303 (7.76%) Go
12 270 (6.91%) C#
13 200 (5.12%) C++
14 119 (3.05%) Groovy
15 117 (3.00%) Scala
16 96 (2.46%) C
17 46 (1.18%) Korn
18 33 (0.84%) T-SQL
19 31 (0.79%) Clojure
19 31 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 340 (8.70%) Degree
2 178 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 139 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 105 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (1.05%) AWS Certification
7 34 (0.87%) CCNA
7 34 (0.87%) Master's Degree
8 32 (0.82%) CISSP
9 30 (0.77%) RHCE
10 26 (0.67%) CCIE
10 26 (0.67%) CCNP
11 20 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.46%) PhD
13 17 (0.44%) DV Cleared
14 16 (0.41%) SANS
15 15 (0.38%) MCSE
16 12 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
17 10 (0.26%) CompTIA Security+
17 10 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.48%) QA
2 70 (1.79%) GCP
3 35 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.59%) SLA
6 12 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.13%) COBIT
7 5 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.13%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.077%) DICOM
9 3 (0.077%) HL7
9 3 (0.077%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.077%) PSD2
10 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 1787 (45.75%) Docker
2 320 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
4 134 (3.43%) Active Directory
5 85 (2.18%) vSphere
6 82 (2.10%) Xen
7 78 (2.00%) Hyper-V
8 69 (1.77%) LXC
9 67 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
10 63 (1.61%) NFS
11 57 (1.46%) KVM
12 47 (1.20%) iptables
13 35 (0.90%) VirtualBox
14 32 (0.82%) Varnish
15 29 (0.74%) XenServer
16 24 (0.61%) Samba
17 23 (0.59%) VMware NSX
18 20 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 17 (0.44%) Ceph
20 16 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2665 (68.23%) Puppet
2 2103 (53.84%) Opscode Chef
3 900 (23.04%) Kubernetes
4 881 (22.56%) Terraform
5 379 (9.70%) Nagios
6 262 (6.71%) Salt
7 169 (4.33%) Packer
8 117 (3.00%) ZABBIX
9 108 (2.76%) Grafana
9 108 (2.76%) Mesos
10 105 (2.69%) logstash
11 93 (2.38%) Kibana
12 77 (1.97%) Icinga
13 76 (1.95%) Docker Swarm
14 64 (1.64%) Prometheus
15 63 (1.61%) Cobbler
16 61 (1.56%) HAProxy
17 54 (1.38%) Graphite
18 49 (1.25%) Consul
19 48 (1.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 550 (14.08%) Red Hat
2 523 (13.39%) VMware
3 366 (9.37%) Microsoft
4 362 (9.27%) Google
5 328 (8.40%) Oracle
6 200 (5.12%) SaltStack
7 178 (4.56%) Cisco
8 169 (4.33%) Splunk
9 122 (3.12%) New Relic
10 115 (2.94%) SAP
11 114 (2.92%) Atlassian
12 89 (2.28%) IBM
13 84 (2.15%) AppDynamics
14 72 (1.84%) Rackspace
15 70 (1.79%) HP
16 65 (1.66%) Citrix
17 54 (1.38%) SolarWinds
18 43 (1.10%) F5
18 43 (1.10%) TIBCO
19 42 (1.08%) EMC