Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 166 235
Rank change year-on-year +50 +69 +250
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 4,680 3,926 2,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.87% 2.17% 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.31% 24.25% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,621 3,262 2,498
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -11.11%

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 17,787 16,189 16,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.93% 8.96% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14,037 13,263 13,736
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 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 +56 4,348 £62,500 - 717
London +23 2,578 £70,000 +3.70% 415
UK excluding London +72 2,030 £55,000 +4.76% 339
North of England +120 635 £55,000 +10.00% 96
South East +56 559 £57,500 +4.55% 75
North West +126 375 £57,500 +9.52% 42
Yorkshire +87 248 £50,000 - 37
Scotland +47 214 £50,000 -23.08% 21
East of England +71 212 £55,000 -8.33% 39
South West 0 171 £51,250 +2.50% 43
Midlands +5 166 £52,500 - 49
West Midlands +46 137 £52,500 - 39
Wales -3 64 £49,039 - 9
North East +27 54 £55,000 +10.00% 17
East Midlands -16 29 £52,500 - 10
Northern Ireland +10 14 £62,500 - 7
Channel Islands -9 1 £60,000 -7.69%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 3,456 (73.85%) DevOps
2 2,937 (62.76%) Linux
3 2,794 (59.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2,688 (57.44%) Python
5 2,680 (57.26%) Puppet
6 2,444 (52.22%) Docker
7 2,184 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
8 2,119 (45.28%) Jenkins
9 2,006 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 1,752 (37.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,571 (33.57%) Kubernetes
12 1,444 (30.85%) Terraform
13 1,437 (30.71%) Java
14 1,420 (30.34%) Configuration Management
15 1,265 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
16 1,222 (26.11%) Git (software)
17 1,201 (25.66%) Bash Shell
18 1,154 (24.66%) Windows
19 945 (20.19%) Finance
20 915 (19.55%) SQL
21 875 (18.70%) Ruby
22 727 (15.53%) Microservices
23 720 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
24 703 (15.02%) Red Hat
25 671 (14.34%) PowerShell
26 645 (13.78%) VMware
27 638 (13.63%) Open Source
28 625 (13.35%) JavaScript
29 612 (13.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
30 608 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 366 (7.82%) Apache
2 281 (6.00%) Confluence
3 272 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
4 248 (5.30%) Tomcat
5 240 (5.13%) nginx
6 232 (4.96%) OpenStack
7 171 (3.65%) IIS
8 132 (2.82%) JBoss
9 122 (2.61%) Apache Spark
10 93 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
11 81 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 67 (1.43%) WebSphere
13 44 (0.94%) Apache Solr
14 37 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 30 (0.64%) CloudStack
16 28 (0.60%) Anypoint
17 26 (0.56%) CMS
17 26 (0.56%) MS Exchange
18 24 (0.51%) Drupal
19 21 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.13%) HipChat
5 6 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.13%) Snapchat
6 4 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.064%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 53 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.13%) Magento
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.043%) Documaker
6 2 (0.043%) Quorum
6 2 (0.043%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.021%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.021%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.021%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.021%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.021%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,794 (59.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1,752 (37.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 720 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 590 (12.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 362 (7.74%) SaaS
6 337 (7.20%) GitHub
7 300 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
8 260 (5.56%) Amazon S3
9 238 (5.09%) PaaS
10 232 (4.96%) OpenShift
11 226 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
12 217 (4.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 203 (4.34%) IaaS
14 183 (3.91%) Serverless
15 140 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
16 117 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
16 117 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 114 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
18 75 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
19 73 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 412 (8.80%) Firewall
2 280 (5.98%) DNS
3 274 (5.85%) TCP/IP
4 148 (3.16%) VPN
5 129 (2.76%) HTTP
6 104 (2.22%) Internet
7 92 (1.97%) WAN
8 76 (1.62%) SAN
9 73 (1.56%) LAN
10 61 (1.30%) DHCP
11 59 (1.26%) Network Security
12 58 (1.24%) SSL
13 46 (0.98%) BGP
14 43 (0.92%) VLAN
15 41 (0.88%) NAS
16 39 (0.83%) SNMP
17 33 (0.71%) iSCSI
17 33 (0.71%) SSH
17 33 (0.71%) Wireless
18 24 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (10.90%) MySQL
2 419 (8.95%) NoSQL
3 379 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
4 318 (6.79%) SQL Server
5 270 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
5 270 (5.77%) Big Data
6 244 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 193 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 190 (4.06%) Hadoop
9 169 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 149 (3.18%) Redis
11 113 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 102 (2.18%) Oracle Database
13 95 (2.03%) Blockchain
14 75 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 61 (1.30%) Neo4j
16 52 (1.11%) MariaDB
17 42 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
18 39 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
19 35 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2,119 (45.28%) Jenkins
2 1,222 (26.11%) Git (software)
3 612 (13.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 582 (12.44%) TeamCity
5 517 (11.05%) Maven
6 506 (10.81%) JIRA
7 478 (10.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 368 (7.86%) Subversion
9 321 (6.86%) Vagrant
10 189 (4.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 179 (3.82%) GitLab
12 178 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 159 (3.40%) Selenium
14 152 (3.25%) Ant
15 147 (3.14%) Gradle
16 138 (2.95%) Cucumber
17 136 (2.91%) Travis CI
18 127 (2.71%) Hudson
19 125 (2.67%) Bitbucket
19 125 (2.67%) GoCD
General
1 945 (20.19%) Finance
2 255 (5.45%) Banking
3 129 (2.76%) Retail
4 124 (2.65%) Games
5 113 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 108 (2.31%) Marketing
7 100 (2.14%) Law
8 74 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 55 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 48 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 47 (1.00%) Electronics
12 42 (0.90%) Advertising
13 34 (0.73%) Legal
14 17 (0.36%) Automotive
14 17 (0.36%) Front Office
14 17 (0.36%) Publishing
15 11 (0.24%) Back Office
16 10 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.19%) Military
18 7 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,915 (40.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 582 (12.44%) Developer
3 452 (9.66%) Linux Engineer
4 397 (8.48%) Senior DevOps
5 395 (8.44%) AWS Engineer
6 383 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
7 353 (7.54%) AWS DevOps
8 322 (6.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 304 (6.50%) Administrator
10 303 (6.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 274 (5.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 264 (5.64%) Platform Engineer
13 249 (5.32%) Architect
14 246 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 244 (5.21%) Java Developer
16 230 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
17 198 (4.23%) Consultant
18 193 (4.12%) Linux Administrator
19 186 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 182 (3.89%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (9.85%) Web Services
2 380 (8.12%) Node.js
3 366 (7.82%) Elastic Stack
4 334 (7.14%) .NET
5 330 (7.05%) AngularJS
6 317 (6.77%) Spring
7 242 (5.17%) HTML
8 214 (4.57%) REST
9 192 (4.10%) React
10 177 (3.78%) LAMP
11 173 (3.70%) CSS
12 161 (3.44%) Spring Boot
13 153 (3.27%) Kafka
14 152 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
15 139 (2.97%) RESTful
16 131 (2.80%) Hibernate
17 122 (2.61%) Middleware
18 119 (2.54%) J2EE
19 84 (1.79%) HTML5
20 83 (1.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 358 (7.65%) Public Cloud
2 351 (7.50%) Fintech
3 275 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 269 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 226 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 188 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 169 (3.61%) Private Cloud
8 160 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 143 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
10 125 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
11 116 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
12 97 (2.07%) Cloud Native
13 71 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 71 (1.52%) User Experience
14 70 (1.50%) Hedge funds
15 69 (1.47%) Management Information System
16 63 (1.35%) Clustering
17 55 (1.18%) Mobile App
18 52 (1.11%) Robotics
19 47 (1.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,937 (62.76%) Linux
2 1,154 (24.66%) Windows
3 567 (12.12%) Unix
4 550 (11.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 471 (10.06%) CentOS
6 317 (6.77%) Ubuntu
7 253 (5.41%) Windows Server
8 129 (2.76%) Debian
9 70 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (1.11%) Solaris
11 44 (0.94%) Fedora
12 41 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (0.81%) CoreOS
14 37 (0.79%) SUSE
15 32 (0.68%) FreeBSD
16 27 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (0.49%) Windows 10
18 21 (0.45%) Mesosphere
19 19 (0.41%) DC/OS
19 19 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,456 (73.85%) DevOps
2 2,006 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1,420 (30.34%) Configuration Management
4 1,265 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 727 (15.53%) Microservices
6 638 (13.63%) Open Source
7 608 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
8 581 (12.41%) Software Engineering
9 533 (11.39%) Scrum
10 460 (9.83%) TDD
11 446 (9.53%) Deployment Automation
12 432 (9.23%) Test Automation
13 379 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
14 358 (7.65%) High Availability
15 344 (7.35%) Mentoring
16 326 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 301 (6.43%) ITIL
18 255 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
19 238 (5.09%) Load Balancing
20 233 (4.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,688 (57.44%) Python
2 1,437 (30.71%) Java
3 1,201 (25.66%) Bash Shell
4 915 (19.55%) SQL
5 875 (18.70%) Ruby
6 671 (14.34%) PowerShell
7 625 (13.35%) JavaScript
8 529 (11.30%) Perl
9 514 (10.98%) Go
10 395 (8.44%) C#
11 330 (7.05%) PHP
12 229 (4.89%) C++
13 213 (4.55%) Shell Script
14 138 (2.95%) C
15 134 (2.86%) Scala
16 96 (2.05%) Java 8
17 75 (1.60%) Korn
18 60 (1.28%) TypeScript
19 57 (1.22%) Groovy
19 57 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 404 (8.63%) Degree
2 170 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 140 (2.99%) AWS Certification
4 135 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 108 (2.31%) RHCE
6 90 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 81 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (1.73%) RHCSA
8 68 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 66 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (1.28%) Master's Degree
11 53 (1.13%) CCNA
11 53 (1.13%) MCSE
12 41 (0.88%) CISSP
13 31 (0.66%) MCSA
14 30 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 29 (0.62%) SANS
16 24 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
16 24 (0.51%) GIAC
16 24 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (3.68%) QA
2 49 (1.05%) GDPR
3 44 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.53%) HIPAA
6 23 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (0.45%) SLA
8 11 (0.24%) PMO
9 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.15%) MiFID
11 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.085%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.064%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.043%) COBIT
14 2 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.021%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,444 (52.22%) Docker
2 434 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 322 (6.88%) Active Directory
4 154 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 141 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
6 111 (2.37%) vSphere
7 105 (2.24%) VirtualBox
8 97 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
9 79 (1.69%) Xen
10 74 (1.58%) KVM
11 62 (1.32%) NFS
12 51 (1.09%) Samba
13 28 (0.60%) pfSense
14 24 (0.51%) Firmware
14 24 (0.51%) VMware NSX
15 22 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 22 (0.47%) Varnish
16 15 (0.32%) GlusterFS
17 14 (0.30%) iptables
17 14 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,680 (57.26%) Puppet
2 2,184 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1,571 (33.57%) Kubernetes
4 1,444 (30.85%) Terraform
5 517 (11.05%) Salt
6 323 (6.90%) Nagios
7 293 (6.26%) Docker Swarm
8 256 (5.47%) Packer
9 201 (4.29%) Grafana
10 193 (4.12%) Consul
11 175 (3.74%) ZABBIX
12 174 (3.72%) Graphite
13 161 (3.44%) Prometheus
14 114 (2.44%) Kibana
15 102 (2.18%) logstash
16 84 (1.79%) Mesos
17 70 (1.50%) Rancher
18 69 (1.47%) Rundeck
19 67 (1.43%) Opsview
20 60 (1.28%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 703 (15.02%) Red Hat
2 645 (13.78%) VMware
3 528 (11.28%) Google
4 438 (9.36%) Microsoft
5 407 (8.70%) Oracle
6 335 (7.16%) Splunk
7 226 (4.83%) New Relic
8 167 (3.57%) Cisco
9 141 (3.01%) Atlassian
10 136 (2.91%) SaltStack
11 103 (2.20%) AppDynamics
12 86 (1.84%) Trend Micro
13 81 (1.73%) ServiceNow
14 79 (1.69%) Citrix
14 79 (1.69%) IBM
14 79 (1.69%) SAP
15 72 (1.54%) EMC
16 62 (1.32%) SolarWinds
17 58 (1.24%) WorldPay
18 56 (1.20%) RedGate