Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 112 145
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 +65
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3,558 4,459 4,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.89% 2.95% 2.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.62% 25.67% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,659 3,458 3,302
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,430 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.42% +4.76% +3.96%

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 15,732 17,372 16,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.78% 11.48% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12,056 13,592 13,267
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +0.96%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the UK

Ansible
Top 15 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 26 February 2020. 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 +8 3,386 £70,000 +7.69% 667
London -12 1,946 £77,500 +6.90% 302
UK excluding London +11 1,548 £57,430 +4.42% 416
South East +1 509 £65,000 +4.00% 109
North of England +14 414 £55,000 -1.79% 106
South West +38 219 £52,500 - 53
North West -7 201 £52,500 -12.50% 42
Yorkshire +44 198 £55,000 - 51
Midlands +41 147 £57,500 +4.55% 47
East of England -6 105 £57,500 +15.00% 50
West Midlands +27 104 £56,798 +10.83% 35
Scotland -19 98 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Wales 0 61 £50,000 +1.96% 19
East Midlands +40 43 £75,000 +30.43% 11
North East -8 15 £45,000 -18.18% 13

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 2,496 (70.15%) DevOps
2 1,987 (55.85%) Python
3 1,970 (55.37%) Docker
4 1,924 (54.08%) AWS
5 1,802 (50.65%) Linux
6 1,757 (49.38%) Terraform
7 1,592 (44.74%) Kubernetes
8 1,562 (43.90%) Puppet
9 1,366 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
10 1,344 (37.77%) Jenkins
11 1,200 (33.73%) Azure
12 1,199 (33.70%) Opscode Chef
13 981 (27.57%) Java
14 952 (26.76%) Configuration Management
15 925 (26.00%) Bash Shell
16 810 (22.77%) Windows
17 772 (21.70%) Infrastructure as Code
18 763 (21.44%) Git (software)
19 745 (20.94%) Finance
20 686 (19.28%) PowerShell
21 680 (19.11%) GCP
22 672 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
23 494 (13.88%) SQL
24 480 (13.49%) Ruby
25 464 (13.04%) JavaScript
26 430 (12.09%) Software Engineering
27 392 (11.02%) VMware
28 382 (10.74%) Google
29 379 (10.65%) Go
30 376 (10.57%) AWS CloudFormation

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
1 185 (5.20%) Confluence
2 183 (5.14%) Apache Spark
3 177 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
4 160 (4.50%) Apache
5 120 (3.37%) nginx
6 113 (3.18%) OpenStack
7 112 (3.15%) Tomcat
8 104 (2.92%) IIS
9 72 (2.02%) JBoss
10 44 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 35 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 30 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 30 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 22 (0.62%) CMS
14 21 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.48%) SAS
15 17 (0.48%) WordPress
16 16 (0.45%) Drupal
17 14 (0.39%) Headless CMS
18 13 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.084%) HipChat
4 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 40 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.28%) CiviCRM
4 7 (0.20%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.14%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.11%) assyst
6 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.084%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.056%) Magento
9 1 (0.028%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.028%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,924 (54.08%) AWS
2 1,200 (33.73%) Azure
3 680 (19.11%) GCP
4 376 (10.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 249 (7.00%) PaaS
6 248 (6.97%) OpenShift
7 233 (6.55%) GitHub
8 220 (6.18%) IaaS
9 217 (6.10%) Serverless
10 208 (5.85%) SaaS
11 156 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
12 153 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
13 129 (3.63%) Amazon S3
14 111 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
15 103 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 97 (2.73%) Amazon ECS
17 72 (2.02%) Datadog
18 64 (1.80%) Amazon EKS
19 62 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 61 (1.71%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 298 (8.38%) Firewall
2 237 (6.66%) DNS
3 196 (5.51%) TCP/IP
4 128 (3.60%) VPN
5 107 (3.01%) Internet
6 83 (2.33%) BGP
7 81 (2.28%) SSL
8 75 (2.11%) DHCP
9 72 (2.02%) WAN
10 70 (1.97%) LAN
11 68 (1.91%) OSPF
12 67 (1.88%) HTTP
13 54 (1.52%) SAN
14 52 (1.46%) DMZ
15 51 (1.43%) MPLS
16 31 (0.87%) Network Security
16 31 (0.87%) Wireless
17 27 (0.76%) VoIP
18 22 (0.62%) Wireshark
19 17 (0.48%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (7.95%) Big Data
2 242 (6.80%) MySQL
3 222 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
4 209 (5.87%) SQL Server
5 202 (5.68%) Hadoop
6 187 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 186 (5.23%) MongoDB
8 126 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
9 93 (2.61%) Redis
10 84 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 83 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 78 (2.19%) Neo4j
12 78 (2.19%) Relational Database
13 61 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
14 49 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 47 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
16 35 (0.98%) Oracle Database
17 32 (0.90%) InfluxDB
18 31 (0.87%) Blockchain
19 26 (0.73%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1,344 (37.77%) Jenkins
2 763 (21.44%) Git (software)
3 358 (10.06%) JIRA
4 265 (7.45%) TeamCity
5 264 (7.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 229 (6.44%) Bitbucket
7 223 (6.27%) Maven
8 207 (5.82%) GitLab
9 154 (4.33%) Vagrant
10 136 (3.82%) Artifactory
10 136 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 112 (3.15%) SonarQube
12 107 (3.01%) Selenium
12 107 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
13 87 (2.45%) CircleCI
14 79 (2.22%) Gradle
15 78 (2.19%) Cucumber
16 68 (1.91%) JUnit
16 68 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
17 66 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 745 (20.94%) Finance
2 263 (7.39%) Banking
3 179 (5.03%) Retail
4 85 (2.39%) Public Sector
5 75 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 54 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.32%) Games
8 44 (1.24%) Marketing
9 43 (1.21%) Automotive
10 37 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 35 (0.98%) Law
12 34 (0.96%) Legal
13 27 (0.76%) Billing
14 26 (0.73%) Investment Banking
15 25 (0.70%) Back Office
16 24 (0.67%) Electronics
17 16 (0.45%) Advertising
17 16 (0.45%) Front Office
17 16 (0.45%) Military
18 14 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,472 (41.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 375 (10.54%) AWS Engineer
3 308 (8.66%) Cloud Engineer
4 298 (8.38%) Developer
5 295 (8.29%) Senior DevOps
6 264 (7.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 252 (7.08%) AWS DevOps
8 226 (6.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 222 (6.24%) Platform Engineer
10 192 (5.40%) Linux Engineer
11 191 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 183 (5.14%) Architect
13 176 (4.95%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 153 (4.30%) Azure Engineer
15 151 (4.24%) Lead DevOps
16 135 (3.79%) Software Engineer
17 113 (3.18%) Python Engineer
18 111 (3.12%) Java Developer
19 110 (3.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
20 100 (2.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (8.83%) Node.js
2 273 (7.67%) Web Services
3 241 (6.77%) Elastic Stack
4 220 (6.18%) Kafka
5 214 (6.01%) .NET
6 169 (4.75%) Spring
7 140 (3.93%) React
8 125 (3.51%) AngularJS
9 114 (3.20%) JSON
10 106 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
11 90 (2.53%) Middleware
12 86 (2.42%) RESTful
13 85 (2.39%) Spring Boot
14 80 (2.25%) LAMP
15 79 (2.22%) REST
16 77 (2.16%) CSS
17 63 (1.77%) HTML
18 62 (1.74%) YAML
19 59 (1.66%) LDAP
20 53 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 335 (9.42%) Public Cloud
2 174 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 122 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
4 116 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 106 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
6 103 (2.89%) Cloud Native
7 101 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
8 71 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
9 64 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 60 (1.69%) Private Cloud
11 57 (1.60%) Blog
12 55 (1.55%) Mobile App
13 38 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 38 (1.07%) User Experience
14 37 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 33 (0.93%) Acoustics
16 31 (0.87%) PKI
17 28 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
18 26 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 26 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,802 (50.65%) Linux
2 810 (22.77%) Windows
3 367 (10.31%) Unix
4 294 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 241 (6.77%) Windows Server
6 234 (6.58%) CentOS
7 111 (3.12%) Ubuntu
8 77 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (1.60%) Debian
10 38 (1.07%) Android
10 38 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 36 (1.01%) Solaris
12 31 (0.87%) VMS
13 30 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (0.67%) Windows 10
15 21 (0.59%) Mesosphere
16 20 (0.56%) Fedora
17 17 (0.48%) CoreOS
18 11 (0.31%) AIX
19 10 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,496 (70.15%) DevOps
2 1,366 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
3 952 (26.76%) Configuration Management
4 772 (21.70%) Infrastructure as Code
5 672 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
6 430 (12.09%) Software Engineering
7 370 (10.40%) Microservices
8 351 (9.87%) TDD
9 333 (9.36%) Scrum
10 330 (9.27%) Test Automation
11 326 (9.16%) Open Source
12 308 (8.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 301 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 295 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
15 280 (7.87%) Mentoring
16 262 (7.36%) SDLC
17 257 (7.22%) Fintech
18 246 (6.91%) Migration
19 237 (6.66%) Analytics
20 235 (6.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,987 (55.85%) Python
2 981 (27.57%) Java
3 925 (26.00%) Bash Shell
4 686 (19.28%) PowerShell
5 494 (13.88%) SQL
6 480 (13.49%) Ruby
7 464 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 379 (10.65%) Go
9 225 (6.32%) C#
10 213 (5.99%) Perl
11 175 (4.92%) Shell Script
12 150 (4.22%) C++
13 141 (3.96%) PHP
14 122 (3.43%) C
15 119 (3.34%) Scala
16 86 (2.42%) PL/SQL
17 81 (2.28%) Groovy
18 52 (1.46%) Java 8
19 33 (0.93%) T-SQL
20 23 (0.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 293 (8.23%) Degree
2 211 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 120 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 104 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 102 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 81 (2.28%) DV Cleared
7 65 (1.83%) AWS Certification
8 64 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 64 (1.80%) RHCE
9 57 (1.60%) CCNA
10 56 (1.57%) CCNP
11 34 (0.96%) CCIE
12 26 (0.73%) MCP
13 25 (0.70%) MCSE
14 21 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.48%) CISSP
15 17 (0.48%) SANS
16 15 (0.42%) CompTIA Security+
16 15 (0.42%) MCSA
17 14 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (3.15%) QA
2 31 (0.87%) SLA
3 30 (0.84%) GDPR
4 29 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.34%) NIST
7 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.25%) ISO 22301
9 7 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.084%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1,970 (55.37%) Docker
2 282 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 205 (5.76%) Active Directory
4 93 (2.61%) VirtualBox
5 74 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 60 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 58 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 53 (1.49%) vSphere
9 48 (1.35%) NFS
10 47 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (0.98%) Xen
12 34 (0.96%) VMware NSX
13 27 (0.76%) Firmware
14 26 (0.73%) KVM
15 19 (0.53%) iptables
16 18 (0.51%) oVirt
17 15 (0.42%) Samba
18 12 (0.34%) Apache Flume
19 11 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
19 11 (0.31%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1,757 (49.38%) Terraform
2 1,592 (44.74%) Kubernetes
3 1,562 (43.90%) Puppet
4 1,199 (33.70%) Opscode Chef
5 235 (6.60%) Packer
6 211 (5.93%) Salt
7 207 (5.82%) Grafana
8 204 (5.73%) Docker Swarm
9 176 (4.95%) Prometheus
10 151 (4.24%) Nagios
11 128 (3.60%) ZABBIX
12 91 (2.56%) Consul
13 75 (2.11%) Graphite
14 74 (2.08%) Rancher
15 55 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
16 48 (1.35%) Istio
17 47 (1.32%) Kibana
18 46 (1.29%) Mesos
19 40 (1.12%) HAProxy
20 35 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 392 (11.02%) VMware
2 382 (10.74%) Google
3 373 (10.48%) Oracle
4 356 (10.01%) Red Hat
5 354 (9.95%) Microsoft
6 211 (5.93%) Splunk
7 149 (4.19%) Cisco
8 126 (3.54%) Atlassian
9 104 (2.92%) IBM
10 98 (2.75%) Cloudera
11 93 (2.61%) SaltStack
12 86 (2.42%) WorldPay
13 84 (2.36%) Hortonworks
14 73 (2.05%) ServiceNow
15 64 (1.80%) New Relic
16 59 (1.66%) Juniper
17 56 (1.57%) AppDynamics
18 52 (1.46%) Dynatrace
19 51 (1.43%) FIS
20 48 (1.35%) Citrix