Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 113 167
Rank change year-on-year +5 +54 +61
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 3,824 4,610 3,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 2.90% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.53% 26.01% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,789 3,578 3,260
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,804 £41,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 16,971 17,724 16,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 11.15% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,950 13,979 13,294
UK median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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 +9 3,590 £70,000 +8.95% 631
London +2 2,079 £77,500 +10.71% 295
UK excluding London -1 1,644 £55,000 - 388
South East +13 510 £62,500 +8.70% 104
North of England -22 410 £52,500 -4.55% 89
South West +52 219 £55,000 +4.76% 55
North West -41 207 £52,500 -8.70% 41
Yorkshire -4 189 £55,000 +4.76% 44
Midlands +32 161 £56,000 +1.82% 36
Scotland -7 159 £50,000 - 39
East of England +11 144 £55,000 +4.76% 49
West Midlands -9 96 £55,000 - 27
East Midlands +55 62 £62,500 +16.28% 9
Wales -14 47 £50,000 +1.96% 16
North East -21 14 £53,250 -3.18% 4

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 2,693 (70.42%) DevOps
2 2,207 (57.71%) AWS
3 2,148 (56.17%) Python
4 2,115 (55.31%) Docker
5 2,104 (55.02%) Linux
6 1,898 (49.63%) Puppet
7 1,840 (48.12%) Terraform
8 1,668 (43.62%) Kubernetes
9 1,573 (41.13%) Jenkins
10 1,480 (38.70%) Opscode Chef
11 1,451 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
12 1,355 (35.43%) Azure
13 1,073 (28.06%) Java
14 1,042 (27.25%) Configuration Management
15 1,032 (26.99%) Bash Shell
16 886 (23.17%) Windows
17 874 (22.86%) Git (software)
18 825 (21.57%) Infrastructure as Code
19 809 (21.16%) GCP
20 795 (20.79%) PowerShell
21 761 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
22 759 (19.85%) Finance
23 581 (15.19%) Ruby
24 533 (13.94%) JavaScript
25 515 (13.47%) Software Engineering
26 513 (13.42%) SQL
27 490 (12.81%) Unix
28 468 (12.24%) Microservices
29 467 (12.21%) AWS CloudFormation
30 461 (12.06%) Google

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
1 196 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 181 (4.73%) Confluence
3 176 (4.60%) Apache
4 165 (4.31%) Apache Spark
5 155 (4.05%) nginx
6 137 (3.58%) OpenStack
7 127 (3.32%) IIS
8 125 (3.27%) Tomcat
9 92 (2.41%) JBoss
10 62 (1.62%) WebSphere
11 48 (1.26%) CMS
12 38 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 37 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
14 36 (0.94%) WordPress
15 30 (0.78%) SAS
16 28 (0.73%) Drupal
17 24 (0.63%) Apache Solr
18 21 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 19 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 19 (0.50%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.16%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.078%) HipChat
5 1 (0.026%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 62 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.26%) CiviCRM
4 5 (0.13%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.078%) Magento
6 2 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.026%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.026%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.026%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 2,207 (57.71%) AWS
2 1,355 (35.43%) Azure
3 809 (21.16%) GCP
4 467 (12.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 266 (6.96%) SaaS
6 258 (6.75%) PaaS
7 247 (6.46%) OpenShift
8 242 (6.33%) GitHub
9 233 (6.09%) Serverless
10 224 (5.86%) IaaS
11 213 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
12 181 (4.73%) AWS Lambda
13 165 (4.31%) Amazon S3
14 110 (2.88%) Amazon ECS
15 104 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
16 103 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 92 (2.41%) Datadog
18 76 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 64 (1.67%) Slack
20 61 (1.60%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 357 (9.34%) Firewall
2 270 (7.06%) DNS
3 233 (6.09%) TCP/IP
4 171 (4.47%) VPN
5 111 (2.90%) DHCP
6 107 (2.80%) Internet
7 83 (2.17%) SSL
8 79 (2.07%) HTTP
9 62 (1.62%) WAN
10 61 (1.60%) BGP
11 55 (1.44%) LAN
12 53 (1.39%) OSPF
12 53 (1.39%) SAN
13 47 (1.23%) Network Security
14 43 (1.12%) DMZ
15 36 (0.94%) MPLS
16 32 (0.84%) Wireless
17 25 (0.65%) VLAN
18 24 (0.63%) Wireshark
19 23 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (8.53%) MySQL
2 276 (7.22%) Big Data
3 273 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 246 (6.43%) SQL Server
5 197 (5.15%) Hadoop
6 191 (4.99%) Amazon RDS
7 187 (4.89%) MongoDB
8 168 (4.39%) NoSQL
9 117 (3.06%) Relational Database
10 102 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 85 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 84 (2.20%) Redis
13 69 (1.80%) RDBMS
14 63 (1.65%) Apache Hive
15 59 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
16 47 (1.23%) Neo4j
17 42 (1.10%) Oracle Database
18 32 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (0.84%) MariaDB
19 30 (0.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,573 (41.13%) Jenkins
2 874 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 371 (9.70%) JIRA
4 323 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 322 (8.42%) TeamCity
6 243 (6.35%) Bitbucket
6 243 (6.35%) Maven
7 202 (5.28%) GitLab
8 196 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 158 (4.13%) Vagrant
10 130 (3.40%) Subversion
11 127 (3.32%) Selenium
12 125 (3.27%) Artifactory
13 118 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 109 (2.85%) CircleCI
15 104 (2.72%) IBM UrbanCode
16 101 (2.64%) Gradle
17 98 (2.56%) Cucumber
18 92 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
19 86 (2.25%) SonarQube
General
1 759 (19.85%) Finance
2 271 (7.09%) Banking
3 172 (4.50%) Retail
4 106 (2.77%) Public Sector
5 72 (1.88%) Games
6 64 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 60 (1.57%) Law
8 52 (1.36%) Marketing
9 45 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 30 (0.78%) Advertising
10 30 (0.78%) Billing
11 29 (0.76%) Automotive
12 25 (0.65%) Electronics
13 24 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.55%) Back Office
14 21 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 17 (0.44%) Legal
15 17 (0.44%) Military
15 17 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,621 (42.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 420 (10.98%) AWS Engineer
3 406 (10.62%) Cloud Engineer
4 369 (9.65%) Senior DevOps
5 345 (9.02%) Developer
6 327 (8.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 284 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
8 279 (7.30%) AWS DevOps
9 251 (6.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 211 (5.52%) Platform Engineer
11 183 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 175 (4.58%) Lead DevOps
13 174 (4.55%) Software Engineer
14 165 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
14 165 (4.31%) Consultant
15 160 (4.18%) Architect
16 159 (4.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 127 (3.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 122 (3.19%) Lead DevOps Engineer
19 120 (3.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (9.28%) Node.js
2 301 (7.87%) Web Services
3 285 (7.45%) Elastic Stack
4 208 (5.44%) .NET
5 193 (5.05%) Spring
6 191 (4.99%) Kafka
7 159 (4.16%) React
8 151 (3.95%) AngularJS
9 139 (3.63%) JSON
10 124 (3.24%) Spring Boot
11 115 (3.01%) RESTful
12 111 (2.90%) CSS
12 111 (2.90%) HTML
13 98 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
14 93 (2.43%) REST
15 92 (2.41%) LAMP
16 89 (2.33%) Middleware
17 76 (1.99%) jQuery
18 65 (1.70%) YAML
19 63 (1.65%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 385 (10.07%) Public Cloud
2 185 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 141 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 141 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
4 137 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
5 132 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 113 (2.96%) Cloud Native
7 103 (2.69%) Private Cloud
8 95 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 73 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 68 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 63 (1.65%) Management Information System
12 51 (1.33%) Virtual Team
13 49 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 46 (1.20%) Blog
15 42 (1.10%) Clustering
16 41 (1.07%) PKI
16 41 (1.07%) PlayStation
17 40 (1.05%) Algorithms
18 39 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2,104 (55.02%) Linux
2 886 (23.17%) Windows
3 490 (12.81%) Unix
4 281 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 273 (7.14%) CentOS
6 258 (6.75%) Windows Server
7 130 (3.40%) Ubuntu
8 67 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (1.62%) Debian
10 39 (1.02%) Solaris
11 33 (0.86%) Windows 10
12 32 (0.84%) Mesosphere
13 30 (0.78%) VMS
14 29 (0.76%) Apple iOS
15 28 (0.73%) Android
15 28 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (0.50%) CoreOS
17 14 (0.37%) Fedora
18 13 (0.34%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,693 (70.42%) DevOps
2 1,451 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1,042 (27.25%) Configuration Management
4 825 (21.57%) Infrastructure as Code
5 761 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
6 515 (13.47%) Software Engineering
7 468 (12.24%) Microservices
8 432 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 424 (11.09%) Open Source
10 405 (10.59%) Scrum
11 363 (9.49%) TDD
12 359 (9.39%) Test Automation
13 350 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
14 317 (8.29%) Mentoring
15 304 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 270 (7.06%) SDLC
17 265 (6.93%) Analytics
18 262 (6.85%) Migration
19 259 (6.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 245 (6.41%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 2,148 (56.17%) Python
2 1,073 (28.06%) Java
3 1,032 (26.99%) Bash Shell
4 795 (20.79%) PowerShell
5 581 (15.19%) Ruby
6 533 (13.94%) JavaScript
7 513 (13.42%) SQL
8 403 (10.54%) Go
9 253 (6.62%) Perl
10 251 (6.56%) C#
11 224 (5.86%) Shell Script
12 175 (4.58%) PHP
13 174 (4.55%) C++
14 132 (3.45%) Scala
15 115 (3.01%) C
16 104 (2.72%) Groovy
17 95 (2.48%) Java 8
18 84 (2.20%) PL/SQL
19 35 (0.92%) T-SQL
20 33 (0.86%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 351 (9.18%) Degree
2 175 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 141 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 76 (1.99%) AWS Certification
5 76 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (1.67%) RHCE
7 58 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 45 (1.18%) CCNA
9 45 (1.18%) CCNP
10 41 (1.07%) CCIE
11 29 (0.76%) MCP
12 17 (0.44%) MCSA
13 15 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.37%) Master's Degree
15 11 (0.29%) Postgraduate
15 11 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.26%) RHCSA
17 9 (0.24%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (4.13%) QA
2 58 (1.52%) SLA
3 30 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.68%) GDPR
5 20 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.13%) NIST
8 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.052%) COBIT
10 2 (0.052%) NCSC
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,115 (55.31%) Docker
2 263 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (6.04%) Active Directory
4 77 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 61 (1.60%) VirtualBox
5 61 (1.60%) vSphere
6 46 (1.20%) NFS
6 46 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (1.10%) Xen
8 35 (0.92%) Firmware
8 35 (0.92%) VMware NSX
9 33 (0.86%) KVM
10 24 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (0.50%) oVirt
11 19 (0.50%) Varnish
12 18 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 17 (0.44%) Ceph
14 16 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 15 (0.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,898 (49.63%) Puppet
2 1,840 (48.12%) Terraform
3 1,668 (43.62%) Kubernetes
4 1,480 (38.70%) Opscode Chef
5 249 (6.51%) Salt
6 244 (6.38%) Packer
7 207 (5.41%) Grafana
8 198 (5.18%) Prometheus
9 190 (4.97%) Docker Swarm
10 163 (4.26%) Nagios
11 139 (3.63%) Consul
12 122 (3.19%) ZABBIX
13 108 (2.82%) Graphite
14 84 (2.20%) Rancher
15 71 (1.86%) Kibana
16 56 (1.46%) Istio
17 50 (1.31%) Mesos
18 49 (1.28%) HAProxy
19 48 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
20 47 (1.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 461 (12.06%) Google
2 413 (10.80%) Oracle
3 382 (9.99%) Microsoft
4 380 (9.94%) VMware
5 324 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 302 (7.90%) Splunk
7 157 (4.11%) Cisco
8 134 (3.50%) Atlassian
9 113 (2.96%) ServiceNow
10 106 (2.77%) WorldPay
11 93 (2.43%) AppDynamics
12 91 (2.38%) IBM
13 88 (2.30%) SaltStack
14 86 (2.25%) New Relic
15 80 (2.09%) Hortonworks
16 74 (1.94%) Cloudera
17 73 (1.91%) Dynatrace
18 68 (1.78%) CyberArk
19 61 (1.60%) Citrix
20 48 (1.26%) Symantec