Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 127 192
Rank change year-on-year +28 +65 +111
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,465 4,460 3,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.10% 2.59% 1.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.04% 25.90% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,369 3,477 2,663
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,250 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 17,830 17,222 14,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.39% 10.00% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,739 13,593 12,081
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 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 +31 4,214 £67,500 +8.00% 294
London +28 2,473 £75,000 +7.14% 168
UK excluding London +19 1,923 £55,000 +4.76% 136
South East +63 701 £62,500 +8.70% 26
North of England -4 435 £55,000 +4.76% 43
North West -3 247 £60,000 - 20
East of England +73 230 £50,000 -16.67% 19
South West +3 172 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Scotland -28 171 £50,000 - 6
Midlands +8 169 £58,250 +13.11% 24
Yorkshire -40 141 £50,000 +5.26% 19
West Midlands +43 122 £57,500 +15.00% 19
North East +48 47 £50,000 -4.76% 4
East Midlands -17 47 £59,500 +13.33% 5
Wales -2 40 £45,000 +12.50%
Northern Ireland -20 7 £62,500 +38.89% 4

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3,168 (70.95%) DevOps
2 2,813 (63.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2,737 (61.30%) Linux
4 2,353 (52.70%) Puppet
5 2,346 (52.54%) Python
6 2,324 (52.05%) Docker
7 1,864 (41.75%) Jenkins
8 1,853 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
9 1,727 (38.68%) Opscode Chef
10 1,717 (38.45%) Terraform
11 1,615 (36.17%) Kubernetes
12 1,602 (35.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 1,386 (31.04%) Java
14 1,251 (28.02%) Configuration Management
15 1,181 (26.45%) Git (software)
16 1,130 (25.31%) Windows
17 1,103 (24.70%) Bash Shell
18 1,011 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
19 859 (19.24%) Finance
20 858 (19.22%) Google Cloud Platform
21 830 (18.59%) Infrastructure as Code
22 798 (17.87%) PowerShell
23 686 (15.36%) Software Engineering
24 674 (15.10%) SQL
25 661 (14.80%) Ruby
26 636 (14.24%) Open Source
27 608 (13.62%) Continuous Delivery
28 601 (13.46%) JavaScript
29 547 (12.25%) Microservices
30 536 (12.00%) Unix

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
1 302 (6.76%) Apache
2 214 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 213 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
4 199 (4.46%) Apache Spark
5 171 (3.83%) Confluence
6 164 (3.67%) nginx
7 153 (3.43%) OpenStack
8 118 (2.64%) IIS
9 82 (1.84%) WebLogic
10 68 (1.52%) JBoss
11 54 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
12 53 (1.19%) SAS
13 40 (0.90%) Apache Solr
14 31 (0.69%) SharePoint
14 31 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.60%) MS Exchange
16 19 (0.43%) Skype for Business
17 15 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 14 (0.31%) Drupal
19 12 (0.27%) CloudStack
Applications
1 25 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.34%) Fireworks
3 9 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.067%) HipChat
6 2 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.022%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.11%) Magento
3 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.067%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.022%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.022%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.022%) Quorum
7 1 (0.022%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,813 (63.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1,602 (35.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 858 (19.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 516 (11.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 426 (9.54%) SaaS
6 278 (6.23%) Serverless
7 274 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
7 274 (6.14%) Amazon S3
8 272 (6.09%) GitHub
9 269 (6.02%) PaaS
10 258 (5.78%) IaaS
11 241 (5.40%) OpenShift
12 224 (5.02%) AWS Lambda
13 191 (4.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 175 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
15 127 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 125 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
17 104 (2.33%) Office 365
18 93 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
19 91 (2.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 357 (8.00%) Firewall
2 279 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 235 (5.26%) DNS
4 135 (3.02%) HTTP
5 103 (2.31%) VPN
6 94 (2.11%) SSL
7 81 (1.81%) DHCP
8 80 (1.79%) WAN
9 74 (1.66%) SAN
10 71 (1.59%) VLAN
11 56 (1.25%) LAN
12 48 (1.08%) Network Security
13 46 (1.03%) Internet
14 32 (0.72%) Wireless
15 31 (0.69%) MPLS
16 27 (0.60%) NAS
16 27 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
17 26 (0.58%) BGP
17 26 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
18 24 (0.54%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (8.51%) MySQL
2 335 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 309 (6.92%) SQL Server
4 303 (6.79%) Big Data
5 233 (5.22%) MongoDB
6 221 (4.95%) Amazon RDS
7 207 (4.64%) NoSQL
8 193 (4.32%) Hadoop
9 166 (3.72%) Relational Database
10 127 (2.84%) Redis
11 123 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 110 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
13 75 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 68 (1.52%) Blockchain
15 54 (1.21%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.16%) Oracle Database
17 50 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 47 (1.05%) Pentaho
19 39 (0.87%) MariaDB
20 38 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,864 (41.75%) Jenkins
2 1,181 (26.45%) Git (software)
3 479 (10.73%) TeamCity
4 478 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 380 (8.51%) JIRA
6 343 (7.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 339 (7.59%) Maven
8 279 (6.25%) GitLab
9 213 (4.77%) Vagrant
10 197 (4.41%) Subversion
11 193 (4.32%) Bitbucket
12 185 (4.14%) Travis CI
13 166 (3.72%) Selenium
14 164 (3.67%) Gradle
15 157 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 135 (3.02%) Artifactory
17 121 (2.71%) GoCD
18 101 (2.26%) Ant
19 99 (2.22%) CircleCI
20 96 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 859 (19.24%) Finance
2 250 (5.60%) Banking
3 112 (2.51%) Financial Institution
4 105 (2.35%) Retail
5 89 (1.99%) Games
5 89 (1.99%) Marketing
6 84 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 82 (1.84%) Law
8 35 (0.78%) Back Office
9 32 (0.72%) Electronics
10 31 (0.69%) Legal
11 24 (0.54%) Publishing
12 23 (0.52%) Billing
12 23 (0.52%) Front Office
13 22 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.47%) Advertising
15 19 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.18%) Military
17 7 (0.16%) Automotive
17 7 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,749 (39.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 604 (13.53%) AWS Engineer
3 565 (12.65%) Developer
4 457 (10.24%) AWS DevOps
5 454 (10.17%) Senior DevOps
6 435 (9.74%) Cloud Engineer
7 417 (9.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 409 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
9 360 (8.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 252 (5.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 243 (5.44%) Software Engineer
12 239 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 218 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 211 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
15 210 (4.70%) Java Developer
16 198 (4.43%) Consultant
17 193 (4.32%) Administrator
18 192 (4.30%) Architect
19 153 (3.43%) Lead DevOps
20 151 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (10.53%) Node.js
2 457 (10.24%) Elastic Stack
3 381 (8.53%) Web Services
4 307 (6.88%) .NET
5 268 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 262 (5.87%) Spring
7 228 (5.11%) Kafka
8 189 (4.23%) RESTful
9 172 (3.85%) REST
10 144 (3.23%) React
11 137 (3.07%) Spring Boot
12 127 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
13 118 (2.64%) HTML
14 107 (2.40%) CSS
15 106 (2.37%) LAMP
16 95 (2.13%) JSON
17 91 (2.04%) Java EE
18 84 (1.88%) Vue.js
19 69 (1.55%) Django
20 63 (1.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 374 (8.38%) Public Cloud
2 301 (6.74%) Data Centre
3 288 (6.45%) Fintech
4 213 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
5 205 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 143 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 142 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
8 140 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
9 130 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
10 115 (2.58%) Cloud Native
11 114 (2.55%) Private Cloud
12 100 (2.24%) Algorithms
13 66 (1.48%) Hedge funds
14 63 (1.41%) Clustering
15 62 (1.39%) User Experience
16 57 (1.28%) Mobile App
17 54 (1.21%) Robotics
18 52 (1.16%) PKI
19 51 (1.14%) Virtual Team
20 50 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2,737 (61.30%) Linux
2 1,130 (25.31%) Windows
3 536 (12.00%) Unix
4 346 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 304 (6.81%) Windows Server
6 290 (6.49%) CentOS
7 226 (5.06%) Ubuntu
8 94 (2.11%) Debian
9 75 (1.68%) Android
10 52 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 45 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (0.92%) Fedora
14 40 (0.90%) SUSE
15 38 (0.85%) Solaris
16 35 (0.78%) AIX
16 35 (0.78%) CoreOS
17 27 (0.60%) Mesosphere
18 22 (0.49%) DC/OS
19 18 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,168 (70.95%) DevOps
2 1,853 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1,251 (28.02%) Configuration Management
4 1,011 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
5 830 (18.59%) Infrastructure as Code
6 686 (15.36%) Software Engineering
7 636 (14.24%) Open Source
8 608 (13.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 547 (12.25%) Microservices
10 469 (10.50%) Mentoring
11 464 (10.39%) Test Automation
12 429 (9.61%) TDD
13 402 (9.00%) Scrum
14 371 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 335 (7.50%) Analytics
16 327 (7.32%) Deployment Automation
17 298 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
18 255 (5.71%) SDLC
19 254 (5.69%) Artificial Intelligence
20 244 (5.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,346 (52.54%) Python
2 1,386 (31.04%) Java
3 1,103 (24.70%) Bash Shell
4 798 (17.87%) PowerShell
5 674 (15.10%) SQL
6 661 (14.80%) Ruby
7 601 (13.46%) JavaScript
8 426 (9.54%) Perl
9 405 (9.07%) Go
10 323 (7.23%) C#
11 265 (5.94%) PHP
12 231 (5.17%) C++
13 219 (4.90%) Shell Script
14 165 (3.70%) Scala
15 161 (3.61%) C
16 90 (2.02%) TypeScript
17 82 (1.84%) Groovy
18 77 (1.72%) PL/SQL
19 76 (1.70%) Java 8
20 67 (1.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 328 (7.35%) Degree
2 298 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 199 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 146 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 103 (2.31%) AWS Certification
6 100 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 85 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (1.25%) RHCSA
9 55 (1.23%) RHCE
10 44 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (0.96%) CISSP
12 38 (0.85%) CCNP
13 33 (0.74%) Master's Degree
14 28 (0.63%) CCNA
14 28 (0.63%) MCSE
15 21 (0.47%) SANS
16 17 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
16 17 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
17 16 (0.36%) CCIE
18 15 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (3.85%) QA
2 64 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (1.08%) SLA
4 45 (1.01%) GDPR
5 37 (0.83%) HIPAA
6 34 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.29%) ISO 22301
9 12 (0.27%) HL7
9 12 (0.27%) ISO 9000
10 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.16%) PSD2
12 3 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.045%) COBIT
13 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.045%) FedRAMP
13 2 (0.045%) FISMA
13 2 (0.045%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 2,324 (52.05%) Docker
2 372 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 293 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 217 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 145 (3.25%) vSphere
6 133 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 86 (1.93%) VirtualBox
8 85 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 57 (1.28%) KVM
10 52 (1.16%) VMware NSX
11 34 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
12 31 (0.69%) NFS
13 28 (0.63%) vCloud
14 26 (0.58%) Xen
15 23 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 22 (0.49%) Varnish
17 17 (0.38%) XenApp
18 16 (0.36%) Samba
19 15 (0.34%) XenDesktop
20 14 (0.31%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2,353 (52.70%) Puppet
2 1,727 (38.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1,717 (38.45%) Terraform
4 1,615 (36.17%) Kubernetes
5 353 (7.91%) Salt
6 241 (5.40%) Packer
7 228 (5.11%) Nagios
8 220 (4.93%) Prometheus
9 189 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
10 170 (3.81%) Consul
11 165 (3.70%) Grafana
12 82 (1.84%) Rundeck
13 77 (1.72%) Kibana
14 72 (1.61%) SCCM
15 71 (1.59%) ZABBIX
16 70 (1.57%) Graphite
17 68 (1.52%) SCOM
18 63 (1.41%) HAProxy
19 54 (1.21%) Automic
20 51 (1.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 533 (11.94%) Google
2 499 (11.18%) VMware
3 427 (9.56%) Microsoft
4 421 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 369 (8.26%) Oracle
6 286 (6.41%) Splunk
7 185 (4.14%) Cisco
8 158 (3.54%) Atlassian
9 115 (2.58%) IBM
10 112 (2.51%) New Relic
11 105 (2.35%) SaltStack
12 86 (1.93%) AppDynamics
13 71 (1.59%) ServiceNow
14 68 (1.52%) WorldPay
15 63 (1.41%) Cloudera
16 55 (1.23%) RedGate
17 52 (1.16%) Delphix
18 49 (1.10%) HP
19 44 (0.99%) F5
19 44 (0.99%) SolarWinds