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

Ansible
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 175 266
Rank change year-on-year +50 +91 +268
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,565 3,655 2,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.70% 2.06% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.83% 23.04% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,561 3,089 2,206
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £39,720 £36,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% -14.35%

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 17,672 15,861 17,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.46% 8.95% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14,051 12,834 14,271
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,592 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 August 2018.

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 19 August 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 +52 4,216 £62,500 +4.17% 664
London +27 2,410 £70,000 +3.70% 367
UK excluding London +87 2,092 £52,500 +5.00% 344
North of England +92 646 £52,500 +10.53% 90
South East +19 585 £57,500 +13.86% 80
North West +85 369 £57,500 +21.05% 43
Scotland +87 253 £50,000 -18.37% 32
Yorkshire +81 246 £48,500 -3.00% 33
East of England +91 227 £58,750 +11.90% 50
Midlands +88 175 £52,500 - 35
South West +5 150 £45,000 -10.00% 42
West Midlands +64 115 £55,000 +4.76% 22
East Midlands +43 60 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Wales -22 49 £49,039 - 6
North East +11 47 £50,000 - 14
Northern Ireland +15 12 £62,500 +13.64% 9

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 3,340 (73.17%) DevOps
2 2,967 (64.99%) Linux
3 2,768 (60.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2,673 (58.55%) Puppet
5 2,551 (55.88%) Python
6 2,433 (53.30%) Docker
7 2,296 (50.30%) Opscode Chef
8 2,114 (46.31%) Jenkins
9 1,974 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
10 1,662 (36.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,426 (31.24%) Kubernetes
12 1,395 (30.56%) Configuration Management
13 1,374 (30.10%) Java
14 1,349 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
14 1,349 (29.55%) Terraform
15 1,275 (27.93%) Bash Shell
16 1,151 (25.21%) Git (software)
17 1,080 (23.66%) Windows
18 910 (19.93%) Ruby
19 904 (19.80%) SQL
20 840 (18.40%) Finance
21 743 (16.28%) Microservices
22 699 (15.31%) VMware
23 680 (14.90%) PowerShell
24 661 (14.48%) Google Cloud Platform
25 656 (14.37%) Software Engineering
26 654 (14.33%) JavaScript
27 619 (13.56%) Open Source
28 610 (13.36%) Red Hat
29 596 (13.06%) 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
1 324 (7.10%) Apache
2 322 (7.05%) OpenStack
3 282 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
4 263 (5.76%) Confluence
5 253 (5.54%) Tomcat
6 223 (4.88%) nginx
7 173 (3.79%) IIS
8 145 (3.18%) Apache Spark
9 142 (3.11%) JBoss
10 98 (2.15%) WebLogic
11 88 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 83 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
13 65 (1.42%) CloudStack
14 49 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 47 (1.03%) Jetty
16 45 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 27 (0.59%) CMS
18 26 (0.57%) Apache Solr
18 26 (0.57%) Mule
19 22 (0.48%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.13%) Mingle
4 4 (0.088%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.022%) HipChat
6 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 17 (0.37%) Documaker
4 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.11%) Magento
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.022%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.022%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.022%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.022%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.022%) Shopify
7 1 (0.022%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,768 (60.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1,662 (36.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 661 (14.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 534 (11.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 358 (7.84%) SaaS
6 348 (7.62%) Amazon EC2
7 323 (7.08%) GitHub
8 286 (6.27%) IaaS
9 263 (5.76%) PaaS
10 257 (5.63%) Amazon S3
11 218 (4.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 216 (4.73%) Serverless
13 198 (4.34%) OpenShift
14 186 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
15 145 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
16 127 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 118 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
18 104 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
19 94 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
20 91 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 344 (7.54%) Firewall
2 309 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 304 (6.66%) DNS
4 150 (3.29%) VPN
5 145 (3.18%) HTTP
6 105 (2.30%) Internet
7 90 (1.97%) DHCP
8 82 (1.80%) LAN
9 73 (1.60%) SAN
10 72 (1.58%) WAN
11 71 (1.56%) SSL
12 67 (1.47%) Network Security
13 64 (1.40%) SSH
14 54 (1.18%) SNMP
15 46 (1.01%) NAS
16 38 (0.83%) SMTP
17 32 (0.70%) OpenVPN
18 30 (0.66%) IPsec
19 28 (0.61%) VLAN
20 27 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (11.46%) MySQL
2 456 (9.99%) NoSQL
3 421 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
4 322 (7.05%) SQL Server
5 312 (6.83%) MongoDB
6 275 (6.02%) Big Data
7 262 (5.74%) Amazon RDS
8 252 (5.52%) Hadoop
9 191 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 179 (3.92%) Redis
11 154 (3.37%) Relational Database
12 114 (2.50%) Blockchain
13 112 (2.45%) Oracle Database
14 86 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 83 (1.82%) Neo4j
16 58 (1.27%) RDBMS
17 46 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (0.83%) MariaDB
19 33 (0.72%) InfluxDB
20 31 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2,114 (46.31%) Jenkins
2 1,151 (25.21%) Git (software)
3 554 (12.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 503 (11.02%) JIRA
5 477 (10.45%) TeamCity
6 424 (9.29%) Maven
7 388 (8.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 343 (7.51%) Vagrant
9 335 (7.34%) Subversion
10 181 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 168 (3.68%) GoCD
12 160 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 155 (3.40%) GitLab
13 155 (3.40%) Selenium
14 154 (3.37%) Cucumber
15 125 (2.74%) Gradle
16 124 (2.72%) Bitbucket
17 105 (2.30%) Ant
18 104 (2.28%) Hudson
19 85 (1.86%) Travis CI
General
1 840 (18.40%) Finance
2 264 (5.78%) Banking
3 199 (4.36%) Retail
4 137 (3.00%) Games
5 129 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 90 (1.97%) Marketing
7 76 (1.66%) Law
8 72 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.16%) Electronics
10 44 (0.96%) Advertising
10 44 (0.96%) Publishing
11 40 (0.88%) Legal
12 35 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 32 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.42%) Back Office
15 10 (0.22%) Military
16 9 (0.20%) Automotive
16 9 (0.20%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.15%) Front Office
18 6 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,845 (40.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 627 (13.73%) Developer
3 490 (10.73%) Linux Engineer
4 400 (8.76%) AWS Engineer
5 381 (8.35%) Senior DevOps
6 378 (8.28%) AWS DevOps
7 369 (8.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 351 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 322 (7.05%) Administrator
10 298 (6.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 287 (6.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 287 (6.29%) Java Developer
12 279 (6.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 243 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
14 240 (5.26%) Architect
15 226 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
16 206 (4.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 187 (4.10%) Consultant
18 185 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
19 183 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (11.13%) Web Services
2 385 (8.43%) Spring
3 343 (7.51%) Node.js
4 323 (7.08%) AngularJS
5 296 (6.48%) HTML
6 291 (6.37%) Elastic Stack
7 265 (5.81%) .NET
8 257 (5.63%) REST
9 202 (4.42%) Hibernate
10 193 (4.23%) Kafka
11 190 (4.16%) React
12 186 (4.07%) Middleware
13 178 (3.90%) RESTful
14 169 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
15 159 (3.48%) CSS
16 150 (3.29%) LAMP
17 148 (3.24%) Spring Boot
18 122 (2.67%) J2EE
19 121 (2.65%) JSON
20 105 (2.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 375 (8.21%) Public Cloud
2 303 (6.64%) Fintech
3 281 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 229 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 223 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 201 (4.40%) Private Cloud
7 185 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
8 135 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
9 128 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
10 120 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 100 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
12 75 (1.64%) Cloud Native
13 67 (1.47%) Management Information System
14 63 (1.38%) Clustering
15 57 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 53 (1.16%) Replication
17 52 (1.14%) Mobile App
18 49 (1.07%) User Experience
19 47 (1.03%) Blog
20 42 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,967 (64.99%) Linux
2 1,080 (23.66%) Windows
3 586 (12.84%) Unix
4 431 (9.44%) CentOS
5 429 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 332 (7.27%) Ubuntu
7 199 (4.36%) Windows Server
8 152 (3.33%) Debian
9 69 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (1.27%) Solaris
11 46 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (0.96%) CoreOS
13 42 (0.92%) Fedora
14 36 (0.79%) Android
15 34 (0.74%) SUSE
16 29 (0.64%) VMS
17 21 (0.46%) FreeBSD
18 18 (0.39%) DC/OS
19 17 (0.37%) HPUX
20 14 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,340 (73.17%) DevOps
2 1,974 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1,395 (30.56%) Configuration Management
4 1,349 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
5 743 (16.28%) Microservices
6 656 (14.37%) Software Engineering
7 619 (13.56%) Open Source
8 596 (13.06%) Scrum
9 539 (11.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 493 (10.80%) TDD
11 439 (9.62%) Test Automation
12 435 (9.53%) Deployment Automation
13 411 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
14 339 (7.43%) High Availability
15 305 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 287 (6.29%) Continuous Deployment
17 279 (6.11%) Mentoring
18 271 (5.94%) SDLC
19 247 (5.41%) BDD
20 224 (4.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,551 (55.88%) Python
2 1,374 (30.10%) Java
3 1,275 (27.93%) Bash Shell
4 910 (19.93%) Ruby
5 904 (19.80%) SQL
6 680 (14.90%) PowerShell
7 654 (14.33%) JavaScript
8 575 (12.60%) Perl
9 393 (8.61%) Go
10 364 (7.97%) C#
11 351 (7.69%) PHP
12 234 (5.13%) Shell Script
13 193 (4.23%) C++
14 148 (3.24%) Scala
15 143 (3.13%) Java 8
16 118 (2.58%) C
17 83 (1.82%) Groovy
18 76 (1.66%) Korn
19 60 (1.31%) T-SQL
20 44 (0.96%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 390 (8.54%) Degree
2 142 (3.11%) AWS Certification
3 126 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 110 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 72 (1.58%) Master's Degree
6 67 (1.47%) RHCE
7 63 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (1.29%) MCSE
9 57 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (1.18%) SC Cleared
11 44 (0.96%) RHCSA
12 40 (0.88%) DV Cleared
13 39 (0.85%) CCNA
14 29 (0.64%) MCSA
15 27 (0.59%) CISSP
16 20 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 20 (0.44%) SANS
17 18 (0.39%) CCNP
18 17 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
18 17 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 337 (7.38%) GCP
2 194 (4.25%) QA
3 48 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.55%) SLA
5 9 (0.20%) GDPR
6 8 (0.18%) PMO
7 5 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.066%) DICOM
8 3 (0.066%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.066%) HL7
8 3 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.044%) COBIT
9 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.044%) MiFID
9 2 (0.044%) PSD2
10 1 (0.022%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2,433 (53.30%) Docker
2 435 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (6.09%) Active Directory
4 167 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
5 151 (3.31%) vSphere
6 142 (3.11%) Hyper-V
7 127 (2.78%) VirtualBox
8 109 (2.39%) Xen
9 107 (2.34%) KVM
10 73 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
11 58 (1.27%) Samba
12 41 (0.90%) NFS
13 36 (0.79%) iptables
14 35 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
15 33 (0.72%) XenServer
16 31 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
17 19 (0.42%) VMware NSX
18 16 (0.35%) Ceph
18 16 (0.35%) LXC
18 16 (0.35%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 2,673 (58.55%) Puppet
2 2,296 (50.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1,426 (31.24%) Kubernetes
4 1,349 (29.55%) Terraform
5 426 (9.33%) Salt
6 361 (7.91%) Nagios
7 237 (5.19%) Docker Swarm
8 221 (4.84%) Packer
9 163 (3.57%) ZABBIX
10 153 (3.35%) Consul
11 145 (3.18%) Grafana
12 127 (2.78%) Graphite
12 127 (2.78%) logstash
13 117 (2.56%) Kibana
14 90 (1.97%) Rancher
15 75 (1.64%) Rundeck
16 74 (1.62%) Prometheus
17 73 (1.60%) Mesos
18 62 (1.36%) vRealize
19 60 (1.31%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 699 (15.31%) VMware
2 610 (13.36%) Red Hat
3 481 (10.54%) Google
4 466 (10.21%) Oracle
5 365 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 325 (7.12%) Splunk
7 256 (5.61%) New Relic
8 197 (4.32%) Cisco
9 173 (3.79%) SaltStack
10 161 (3.53%) AppDynamics
11 155 (3.40%) IBM
12 126 (2.76%) Atlassian
13 120 (2.63%) ServiceNow
14 107 (2.34%) Citrix
15 101 (2.21%) WorldPay
16 89 (1.95%) Trend Micro
17 74 (1.62%) SAP
18 70 (1.53%) HP
19 67 (1.47%) BMC
20 66 (1.45%) F5