Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 159 211
Rank change year-on-year +48 +52 +224
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,441 3,936 2,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.93% 2.25% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.81% 24.93% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,439 3,187 2,555
UK median annual salary £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 17,206 15,791 15,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.33% 9.04% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13,444 12,877 12,545
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 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 +52 4,144 £65,000 +4.00% 820
London +22 2,517 £72,500 +7.41% 401
UK excluding London +63 1,860 £55,000 - 469
South East +54 557 £60,000 +4.35% 113
North of England +93 507 £55,000 +4.76% 130
North West +83 302 £60,000 +9.09% 67
East of England +52 208 £50,340 -16.10% 51
Yorkshire +66 195 £55,000 +10.00% 47
Scotland +4 182 £50,000 -4.76% 29
South West +11 178 £53,750 +19.44% 66
Midlands -3 155 £55,000 +2.33% 59
West Midlands +39 127 £55,000 -2.22% 44
Wales +16 62 £49,039 - 15
North East +42 48 £55,000 -8.33% 16
East Midlands -39 28 £57,500 +9.52% 15
Northern Ireland +1 12 £62,500 +56.25% 6
Channel Islands -2 1 £60,000 -7.69%

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3,240 (72.96%) DevOps
2 2,762 (62.19%) Linux
3 2,713 (61.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2,579 (58.07%) Python
5 2,506 (56.43%) Puppet
6 2,280 (51.34%) Docker
7 1,946 (43.82%) Jenkins
8 1,934 (43.55%) Opscode Chef
9 1,908 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
10 1,669 (37.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,498 (33.73%) Kubernetes
12 1,445 (32.54%) Terraform
13 1,377 (31.01%) Java
14 1,325 (29.84%) Configuration Management
15 1,185 (26.68%) Git (software)
16 1,141 (25.69%) Windows
17 1,136 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
18 1,133 (25.51%) Bash Shell
19 920 (20.72%) Finance
20 861 (19.39%) SQL
21 787 (17.72%) Ruby
22 752 (16.93%) Google Cloud Platform
23 668 (15.04%) PowerShell
24 627 (14.12%) Microservices
25 618 (13.92%) JavaScript
26 616 (13.87%) TeamCity
27 595 (13.40%) Red Hat
28 586 (13.20%) Open Source
29 582 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
30 581 (13.08%) Atlassian Bamboo

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
1 376 (8.47%) Apache
2 272 (6.12%) Confluence
3 245 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
4 235 (5.29%) nginx
5 233 (5.25%) Tomcat
6 165 (3.72%) IIS
7 151 (3.40%) OpenStack
8 142 (3.20%) Apache Spark
9 88 (1.98%) JBoss
10 66 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 57 (1.28%) WebLogic
12 54 (1.22%) WebSphere
13 51 (1.15%) Apache Solr
14 34 (0.77%) MS Exchange
15 23 (0.52%) Anypoint
16 21 (0.47%) CMS
16 21 (0.47%) Mule
17 20 (0.45%) Drupal
18 18 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 15 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.20%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.14%) Snapchat
5 5 (0.11%) HipChat
5 5 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.068%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.068%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.045%) SPSS
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 62 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.11%) Magento
5 4 (0.090%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.068%) Quorum
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.023%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 2,713 (61.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1,669 (37.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 752 (16.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 568 (12.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 394 (8.87%) SaaS
6 303 (6.82%) GitHub
7 285 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
8 256 (5.76%) Amazon S3
9 245 (5.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 232 (5.22%) OpenShift
11 229 (5.16%) PaaS
12 208 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
13 202 (4.55%) IaaS
14 149 (3.36%) Serverless
15 128 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
16 113 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
17 112 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
18 101 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 77 (1.73%) Office 365
20 73 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 426 (9.59%) Firewall
2 268 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 259 (5.83%) DNS
4 123 (2.77%) VPN
5 122 (2.75%) HTTP
6 92 (2.07%) WAN
7 80 (1.80%) Internet
8 73 (1.64%) SSL
9 66 (1.49%) LAN
9 66 (1.49%) SAN
10 53 (1.19%) VLAN
11 51 (1.15%) Network Security
12 49 (1.10%) BGP
13 40 (0.90%) DHCP
14 36 (0.81%) iSCSI
14 36 (0.81%) Wireless
15 35 (0.79%) SNMP
16 29 (0.65%) NAS
17 23 (0.52%) BIG-IP
18 22 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (10.70%) MySQL
2 377 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
3 371 (8.35%) NoSQL
4 310 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 253 (5.70%) Amazon RDS
5 253 (5.70%) Big Data
6 231 (5.20%) MongoDB
7 188 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 178 (4.01%) Hadoop
9 163 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 147 (3.31%) Redis
11 89 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 76 (1.71%) Oracle Database
13 74 (1.67%) Blockchain
14 58 (1.31%) MariaDB
15 55 (1.24%) RDBMS
16 51 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
16 51 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
17 46 (1.04%) Neo4j
18 43 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,946 (43.82%) Jenkins
2 1,185 (26.68%) Git (software)
3 616 (13.87%) TeamCity
4 581 (13.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 530 (11.93%) Maven
6 494 (11.12%) JIRA
7 488 (10.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 332 (7.48%) Subversion
9 298 (6.71%) Vagrant
10 198 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 193 (4.35%) Gradle
12 172 (3.87%) GitLab
13 171 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
14 161 (3.63%) Travis CI
15 157 (3.54%) Selenium
16 152 (3.42%) Ant
17 130 (2.93%) Cucumber
18 126 (2.84%) Bitbucket
19 122 (2.75%) GoCD
20 116 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 920 (20.72%) Finance
2 228 (5.13%) Banking
3 113 (2.54%) Games
4 112 (2.52%) Retail
5 109 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 102 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 100 (2.25%) Marketing
8 85 (1.91%) Law
9 44 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 40 (0.90%) Electronics
11 39 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 36 (0.81%) Advertising
13 27 (0.61%) Legal
14 21 (0.47%) Automotive
14 21 (0.47%) Front Office
15 17 (0.38%) Publishing
16 11 (0.25%) Billing
17 7 (0.16%) Back Office
18 6 (0.14%) Online Betting
19 5 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,809 (40.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 495 (11.15%) Developer
3 456 (10.27%) AWS Engineer
4 406 (9.14%) Linux Engineer
5 401 (9.03%) Senior DevOps
6 393 (8.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 376 (8.47%) AWS DevOps
8 310 (6.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 301 (6.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 265 (5.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 262 (5.90%) Platform Engineer
12 235 (5.29%) Architect
13 226 (5.09%) Administrator
14 209 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 200 (4.50%) Consultant
16 199 (4.48%) Java Developer
17 178 (4.01%) Lead DevOps
18 170 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
19 169 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 169 (3.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (10.72%) Web Services
2 398 (8.96%) Elastic Stack
3 393 (8.85%) Node.js
4 348 (7.84%) .NET
5 312 (7.03%) AngularJS
6 306 (6.89%) Spring
7 199 (4.48%) REST
8 182 (4.10%) HTML
9 177 (3.99%) Kafka
10 168 (3.78%) LAMP
11 167 (3.76%) RESTful
12 159 (3.58%) RabbitMQ
13 152 (3.42%) Spring Boot
14 145 (3.27%) React
15 131 (2.95%) CSS
16 112 (2.52%) Middleware
17 105 (2.36%) Hibernate
18 95 (2.14%) J2EE
19 86 (1.94%) LEMP Stack
20 83 (1.87%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 343 (7.72%) Public Cloud
2 321 (7.23%) Fintech
3 273 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 210 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 165 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 161 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 160 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 155 (3.49%) Private Cloud
9 122 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
10 111 (2.50%) Cloud Native
11 108 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
12 90 (2.03%) Hedge funds
13 61 (1.37%) User Experience
14 58 (1.31%) Management Information System
15 55 (1.24%) Clustering
16 51 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 46 (1.04%) Mobile App
18 45 (1.01%) Robotics
19 43 (0.97%) Algorithms
20 38 (0.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,762 (62.19%) Linux
2 1,141 (25.69%) Windows
3 541 (12.18%) Unix
4 490 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 403 (9.07%) CentOS
6 294 (6.62%) Windows Server
7 282 (6.35%) Ubuntu
8 114 (2.57%) Debian
9 57 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (0.88%) Fedora
11 38 (0.86%) Android
12 37 (0.83%) CoreOS
13 36 (0.81%) SUSE
14 33 (0.74%) Solaris
14 33 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (0.70%) FreeBSD
16 29 (0.65%) Mesosphere
17 26 (0.59%) VMS
18 25 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,240 (72.96%) DevOps
2 1,908 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
3 1,325 (29.84%) Configuration Management
4 1,136 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
5 627 (14.12%) Microservices
6 586 (13.20%) Open Source
7 582 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 531 (11.96%) Software Engineering
9 432 (9.73%) Scrum
10 426 (9.59%) Test Automation
11 404 (9.10%) Deployment Automation
12 400 (9.01%) TDD
13 360 (8.11%) Mentoring
14 353 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
15 329 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 296 (6.67%) High Availability
17 292 (6.58%) ITIL
18 264 (5.94%) Computer Science
19 231 (5.20%) Analytics
20 222 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2,579 (58.07%) Python
2 1,377 (31.01%) Java
3 1,133 (25.51%) Bash Shell
4 861 (19.39%) SQL
5 787 (17.72%) Ruby
6 668 (15.04%) PowerShell
7 618 (13.92%) JavaScript
8 501 (11.28%) Perl
9 460 (10.36%) Go
10 385 (8.67%) C#
11 308 (6.94%) PHP
12 218 (4.91%) C++
13 180 (4.05%) Shell Script
14 141 (3.17%) Scala
15 140 (3.15%) C
16 75 (1.69%) TypeScript
17 71 (1.60%) Java 8
18 69 (1.55%) PL/SQL
19 57 (1.28%) Groovy
20 51 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 379 (8.53%) Degree
2 195 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 143 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 125 (2.81%) AWS Certification
5 123 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 91 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (2.00%) RHCE
8 77 (1.73%) DV Cleared
9 70 (1.58%) RHCSA
10 63 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 54 (1.22%) CCNA
12 49 (1.10%) MCSE
13 41 (0.92%) CISSP
14 38 (0.86%) Master's Degree
15 30 (0.68%) SANS
16 27 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (0.56%) GIAC
17 25 (0.56%) Linux+ Certification
17 25 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
17 25 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (3.87%) QA
2 68 (1.53%) GDPR
3 67 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.06%) HIPAA
5 43 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
6 30 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.68%) SLA
7 14 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 10 (0.23%) MiFID
9 8 (0.18%) PMO
10 7 (0.16%) HL7
10 7 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 7 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.11%) PSD2
12 4 (0.090%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.090%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.045%) COBIT
13 2 (0.045%) FISMA
13 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2,280 (51.34%) Docker
2 424 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 347 (7.81%) Active Directory
4 184 (4.14%) Hyper-V
5 136 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
6 121 (2.72%) vSphere
7 104 (2.34%) VirtualBox
8 83 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (1.24%) NFS
10 53 (1.19%) Xen
11 43 (0.97%) KVM
12 40 (0.90%) Samba
12 40 (0.90%) VMware NSX
13 28 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 26 (0.59%) Varnish
15 22 (0.50%) pfSense
16 20 (0.45%) Firmware
17 16 (0.36%) vCloud
18 14 (0.32%) DFS Replication
19 13 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,506 (56.43%) Puppet
2 1,934 (43.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1,498 (33.73%) Kubernetes
4 1,445 (32.54%) Terraform
5 446 (10.04%) Salt
6 291 (6.55%) Nagios
7 240 (5.40%) Packer
8 231 (5.20%) Docker Swarm
9 195 (4.39%) Prometheus
10 193 (4.35%) Consul
11 176 (3.96%) Grafana
12 162 (3.65%) Graphite
13 118 (2.66%) ZABBIX
14 93 (2.09%) Kibana
15 82 (1.85%) Rundeck
16 76 (1.71%) Mesos
17 69 (1.55%) logstash
18 64 (1.44%) HAProxy
19 62 (1.40%) vCenter Server
20 58 (1.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 595 (13.40%) Red Hat
2 579 (13.04%) VMware
3 525 (11.82%) Google
4 422 (9.50%) Microsoft
5 401 (9.03%) Oracle
6 378 (8.51%) Splunk
7 191 (4.30%) New Relic
8 166 (3.74%) Cisco
9 152 (3.42%) Atlassian
10 98 (2.21%) AppDynamics
11 87 (1.96%) SaltStack
12 85 (1.91%) Trend Micro
13 80 (1.80%) IBM
14 71 (1.60%) ServiceNow
15 67 (1.51%) SAP
16 62 (1.40%) EMC
17 60 (1.35%) WorldPay
18 59 (1.33%) RedGate
19 57 (1.28%) Citrix
20 54 (1.22%) SolarWinds