Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 201 247
Rank change year-on-year +44 +46 +85
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 125 105 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.12% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.45% 13.21% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 75 56 41
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 809 795 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.23% 8.50% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 554 502 578
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -10.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,775 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Ansible
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Ansible as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ansible in the West Midlands

Ansible
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ansible in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Ansible in the West Midlands

Ansible
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ansible in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Ansible in the West Midlands

Ansible
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ansible within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Shropshire -3 43 £51,250 -14.58% 8
Birmingham +39 19 £60,000 +1.01% 13
Warwickshire - 19 £48,750 - 2
Worcestershire -12 13 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Coventry +20 9 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Staffordshire +15 9 £33,250 -16.88% 12
Solihull -13 2 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Ansible
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ansible.

1 103 (82.40%) DevOps
2 96 (76.80%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (68.00%) Terraform
4 77 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (60.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 75 (60.00%) Jenkins
7 68 (54.40%) Git (software)
8 67 (53.60%) Docker
9 64 (51.20%) Python
10 57 (45.60%) Linux
11 51 (40.80%) Puppet
12 45 (36.00%) Bash Shell
13 44 (35.20%) SQL
14 43 (34.40%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (32.80%) Infrastructure as Code
16 40 (32.00%) Kubernetes
16 40 (32.00%) Java
17 35 (28.00%) Unix
18 34 (27.20%) Configuration Management
19 33 (26.40%) Hadoop
19 33 (26.40%) Analytics
20 32 (25.60%) Open Source
21 31 (24.80%) Artifactory
21 31 (24.80%) Data Analytics
21 31 (24.80%) Perl
21 31 (24.80%) Oracle
21 31 (24.80%) Maven
22 30 (24.00%) Cloudera
22 30 (24.00%) Bitbucket
22 30 (24.00%) Opscode Chef

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 28 (22.40%) SAS
2 13 (10.40%) Apache
3 11 (8.80%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.00%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.00%) IIS
4 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.40%) Confluence
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 96 (76.80%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (60.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (17.60%) PaaS
4 15 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (11.20%) SaaS
6 11 (8.80%) IaaS
7 9 (7.20%) Amazon S3
8 8 (6.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (6.40%) Office 365
9 7 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (4.80%) Power Platform
10 6 (4.80%) Route 53
10 6 (4.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (4.00%) Azure Stack
11 5 (4.00%) Serverless
12 4 (3.20%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (3.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (3.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (3.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) DNS
2 5 (4.00%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.00%) NAS
2 5 (4.00%) SAN
2 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.20%) Firewall
4 3 (2.40%) DHCP
4 3 (2.40%) MPLS
4 3 (2.40%) SNMP
4 3 (2.40%) VLAN
4 3 (2.40%) WLAN
5 2 (1.60%) Internet
6 1 (0.80%) Network Security
6 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) Hadoop
2 30 (24.00%) Pentaho
3 28 (22.40%) Amazon Redshift
4 17 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (10.40%) NoSQL
6 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
7 12 (9.60%) Oracle Database
8 10 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (5.60%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (5.60%) Big Data
11 6 (4.80%) Base SAS
11 6 (4.80%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (4.80%) Power BI
11 6 (4.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 6 (4.80%) SAS EBI
11 6 (4.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (4.80%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 5 (4.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 75 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 68 (54.40%) Git (software)
3 31 (24.80%) Artifactory
3 31 (24.80%) Maven
4 30 (24.00%) Bitbucket
5 20 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (7.20%) GitLab
6 9 (7.20%) TeamCity
7 8 (6.40%) CircleCI
7 8 (6.40%) Codeship
8 7 (5.60%) JIRA
8 7 (5.60%) Subversion
9 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.20%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.20%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.40%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.60%) Ranorex
12 2 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.60%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.60%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (12.80%) Electronics
2 5 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (41.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Platform Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (10.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Architect
8 6 (4.80%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Lead Software Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Lead DevOps
10 4 (3.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (5.60%) Kafka
2 7 (5.60%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (5.60%) Web Services
3 5 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
4 4 (3.20%) .NET
4 4 (3.20%) LDAP
4 4 (3.20%) Node.js
5 2 (1.60%) Anaconda
5 2 (1.60%) LAMP
5 2 (1.60%) Laravel
5 2 (1.60%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.60%) Spring
5 2 (1.60%) TensorFlow
5 2 (1.60%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.80%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Infotainment
1 16 (12.80%) User Experience
2 12 (9.60%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.00%) Clustering
3 5 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.20%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.20%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.60%) Linux
2 35 (28.00%) Unix
3 25 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.40%) CentOS
5 8 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.60%) Debian
7 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.60%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.80%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.80%) HPUX
10 1 (0.80%) SUSE
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (82.40%) DevOps
2 77 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.40%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (32.80%) Infrastructure as Code
5 34 (27.20%) Configuration Management
6 33 (26.40%) Analytics
7 32 (25.60%) Open Source
8 31 (24.80%) Data Analytics
9 29 (23.20%) Software Engineering
10 27 (21.60%) Scrum
11 26 (20.80%) Data Engineering
11 26 (20.80%) Technical Leadership
12 22 (17.60%) Process Improvement
12 22 (17.60%) Sprint Planning
12 22 (17.60%) Sprint Retrospective
13 21 (16.80%) Deployment Automation
13 21 (16.80%) SDLC
13 21 (16.80%) Test Automation
14 20 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 16 (12.80%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.20%) Python
2 45 (36.00%) Bash Shell
3 44 (35.20%) SQL
4 40 (32.00%) Java
5 31 (24.80%) Perl
6 24 (19.20%) PowerShell
7 22 (17.60%) PL/SQL
8 16 (12.80%) Ruby
9 11 (8.80%) Go
10 6 (4.80%) C#
10 6 (4.80%) C++
11 5 (4.00%) Scala
12 4 (3.20%) PHP
12 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.60%) COBOL
13 2 (1.60%) Groovy
13 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.60%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) AWS Certification
3 5 (4.00%) Degree
3 5 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) MCSE
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.40%) ISEB
5 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.40%) RHCE
5 3 (2.40%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.60%) MCSA
7 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (53.60%) Docker
2 16 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.80%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (4.00%) KVM
5 2 (1.60%) pfSense
5 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 85 (68.00%) Terraform
2 51 (40.80%) Puppet
3 40 (32.00%) Kubernetes
4 30 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (15.20%) Docker Swarm
6 16 (12.80%) Packer
7 12 (9.60%) Nagios
7 12 (9.60%) Opsview
8 11 (8.80%) Grafana
9 10 (8.00%) Salt
10 8 (6.40%) CFEngine
11 7 (5.60%) Consul
12 6 (4.80%) Prometheus
13 5 (4.00%) SCOM
14 4 (3.20%) Graphite
15 3 (2.40%) ZABBIX
16 2 (1.60%) HAProxy
17 1 (0.80%) CASB
17 1 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
17 1 (0.80%) Icinga
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Oracle
2 30 (24.00%) Cloudera
3 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
4 13 (10.40%) VMware
5 12 (9.60%) Google
6 10 (8.00%) Atlassian
7 7 (5.60%) Dell
7 7 (5.60%) Veeam
8 5 (4.00%) IBM
9 4 (3.20%) Talend
10 3 (2.40%) New Relic
10 3 (2.40%) SaltStack
10 3 (2.40%) SAP
10 3 (2.40%) Splunk
11 2 (1.60%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (1.60%) ServiceNow