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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 26 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ansible
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 103 95 115
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 -31
Permanent jobs citing Ansible 2,509 1,102 250
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.48% 3.46% 2.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.19% 18.84% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,291 845 205
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,596 5,848 1,634
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.23% 18.36% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,839 4,680 1,372
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,075
25th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £94,775 £93,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.80% +6.25% +2.34%

Ansible
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Ansible as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Ansible trend for jobs with a WFH option

Ansible
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Ansible.

Ansible salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Ansible
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Ansible over the 6 months to 26 May 2022.

Ansible salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, Ansible job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Ansible.

1 1,650 (65.76%) DevOps
2 1,589 (63.33%) AWS
3 1,508 (60.10%) Kubernetes
4 1,501 (59.82%) Docker
5 1,460 (58.19%) Terraform
6 1,269 (50.58%) CI/CD
7 1,254 (49.98%) Python
8 1,097 (43.72%) Linux
9 1,093 (43.56%) Azure
10 947 (37.74%) Agile
11 920 (36.67%) Jenkins
12 752 (29.97%) Infrastructure as Code
13 748 (29.81%) Configuration Management
14 707 (28.18%) Bash
15 679 (27.06%) Finance
16 663 (26.42%) Puppet
17 647 (25.79%) Java
18 561 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
19 556 (22.16%) GCP
20 512 (20.41%) Git (software)
21 491 (19.57%) Social Skills
22 446 (17.78%) Windows
23 437 (17.42%) AWS CloudFormation
24 420 (16.74%) Software Engineering
25 395 (15.74%) JavaScript
26 370 (14.75%) Public Sector
27 366 (14.59%) Scrum
28 358 (14.27%) Microservices
29 353 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
30 348 (13.87%) Security Cleared

Ansible
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 241 (9.61%) Elasticsearch
2 101 (4.03%) Apache
3 91 (3.63%) Confluence
4 62 (2.47%) OpenStack
5 48 (1.91%) Apache Airflow
6 46 (1.83%) nginx
7 36 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 33 (1.32%) IIS
9 30 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 16 (0.64%) Hyperledger
10 16 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 14 (0.56%) JBoss
12 13 (0.52%) CMS
13 12 (0.48%) Luigi
13 12 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.44%) Tornado
15 10 (0.40%) Apache Pulsar
16 8 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.32%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.28%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.080%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.84%) R3 Corda
3 20 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
4 12 (0.48%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.040%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.040%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.040%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,589 (63.33%) AWS
2 1,093 (43.56%) Azure
3 556 (22.16%) GCP
4 437 (17.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 196 (7.81%) SaaS
6 186 (7.41%) GitHub
7 176 (7.01%) Serverless
8 169 (6.74%) OpenShift
9 144 (5.74%) Cloud Computing
9 144 (5.74%) Datadog
10 135 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
11 133 (5.30%) Amazon ECS
12 123 (4.90%) PaaS
13 110 (4.38%) Amazon EKS
14 99 (3.95%) IaaS
15 97 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 93 (3.71%) Amazon S3
17 90 (3.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 73 (2.91%) GitHub Actions
19 72 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 168 (6.70%) Firewall
2 152 (6.06%) DNS
3 88 (3.51%) Network Security
4 84 (3.35%) VPN
5 72 (2.87%) TCP/IP
6 52 (2.07%) HTTP
6 52 (2.07%) LAN
7 50 (1.99%) DHCP
7 50 (1.99%) Reverse Proxy
7 50 (1.99%) WAN
8 49 (1.95%) Internet
9 34 (1.36%) Kerberos
9 34 (1.36%) Software-Defined Networking
10 33 (1.32%) BGP
11 28 (1.12%) VLAN
12 27 (1.08%) IPv6
13 26 (1.04%) SSH
14 24 (0.96%) Broadband
15 22 (0.88%) DSL
16 21 (0.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (13.07%) PostgreSQL
2 301 (12.00%) MySQL
3 151 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 143 (5.70%) SQL Server
5 116 (4.62%) Big Data
6 99 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 91 (3.63%) NoSQL
8 88 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 83 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
10 80 (3.19%) Redis
11 74 (2.95%) InfluxDB
12 61 (2.43%) Hadoop
13 57 (2.27%) MariaDB
14 38 (1.51%) Couchbase
15 31 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
16 30 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
18 22 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
19 21 (0.84%) Electronic Patient Records
20 20 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 920 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 512 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 286 (11.40%) GitLab
4 191 (7.61%) JIRA
5 107 (4.26%) Bitbucket
6 96 (3.83%) Maven
7 87 (3.47%) CircleCI
7 87 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 68 (2.71%) TeamCity
9 66 (2.63%) SonarQube
10 50 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 47 (1.87%) Selenium
12 46 (1.83%) Travis CI
13 40 (1.59%) Artifactory
14 39 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 39 (1.55%) GoCD
15 36 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
16 31 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (1.04%) Spinnaker
18 21 (0.84%) Mercurial
General
1 679 (27.06%) Finance
2 491 (19.57%) Social Skills
3 370 (14.75%) Public Sector
4 305 (12.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 220 (8.77%) Retail
6 131 (5.22%) Law
7 127 (5.06%) Telecoms
8 117 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
9 102 (4.07%) Banking
10 48 (1.91%) Marketing
11 46 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 45 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
13 39 (1.55%) Advertising
14 37 (1.47%) Electronics
15 36 (1.43%) Financial Institution
16 26 (1.04%) Games
17 25 (1.00%) Legal
18 22 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
19 20 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
20 18 (0.72%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 976 (38.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 291 (11.60%) Cloud Engineer
3 271 (10.80%) Senior DevOps
4 259 (10.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 241 (9.61%) Developer
6 224 (8.93%) AWS Engineer
7 212 (8.45%) Software Engineer
8 153 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
9 152 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 133 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 121 (4.82%) Architect
12 91 (3.63%) Consultant
13 90 (3.59%) Java Engineer
14 84 (3.35%) Platform Engineer
15 76 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 74 (2.95%) Azure Engineer
17 70 (2.79%) Administrator
18 68 (2.71%) Java Developer
19 67 (2.67%) Lead DevOps
20 64 (2.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (9.29%) Kafka
2 220 (8.77%) Elastic Stack
3 195 (7.77%) React
4 165 (6.58%) RESTful
5 155 (6.18%) .NET
6 144 (5.74%) REST
7 140 (5.58%) Spring
8 121 (4.82%) Node.js
9 116 (4.62%) Spring Boot
10 104 (4.15%) AngularJS
11 86 (3.43%) Web Services
12 79 (3.15%) HTML
13 74 (2.95%) ARM Templates
14 69 (2.75%) CSS
14 69 (2.75%) LAMP
15 62 (2.47%) Django
15 62 (2.47%) JSON
16 55 (2.19%) GraphQL
17 47 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
18 43 (1.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 308 (12.28%) Public Cloud
2 294 (11.72%) Cloud Native
3 202 (8.05%) Cyberattack
4 168 (6.70%) Cyber Defence
5 115 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
6 99 (3.95%) Data Centre
7 92 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
8 82 (3.27%) Private Cloud
9 79 (3.15%) Management Information System
10 75 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
11 60 (2.39%) Blockchain
12 59 (2.35%) User Experience
13 58 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
14 54 (2.15%) Cybercrime
15 40 (1.59%) iPhone
16 37 (1.47%) Social Media
16 37 (1.47%) Virtual Team
17 36 (1.43%) Replication
17 36 (1.43%) Smartphone
18 35 (1.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,097 (43.72%) Linux
2 446 (17.78%) Windows
3 175 (6.97%) Unix
4 152 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 114 (4.54%) CentOS
6 104 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (2.47%) Ubuntu
8 32 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (1.12%) Debian
10 24 (0.96%) AIX
11 22 (0.88%) Mesosphere
12 10 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
13 9 (0.36%) Android
13 9 (0.36%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.32%) Solaris
15 7 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.28%) VMS
16 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,650 (65.76%) DevOps
2 1,269 (50.58%) CI/CD
3 947 (37.74%) Agile
4 752 (29.97%) Infrastructure as Code
5 748 (29.81%) Configuration Management
6 420 (16.74%) Software Engineering
7 366 (14.59%) Scrum
8 358 (14.27%) Microservices
9 353 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
10 341 (13.59%) Test Automation
11 336 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
12 279 (11.12%) SDLC
13 270 (10.76%) Open Source
14 206 (8.21%) Mentoring
15 202 (8.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 202 (8.05%) Threat Intelligence
16 186 (7.41%) Migration
17 184 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
18 183 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 179 (7.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,254 (49.98%) Python
2 707 (28.18%) Bash
3 647 (25.79%) Java
4 395 (15.74%) JavaScript
5 327 (13.03%) PowerShell
6 298 (11.88%) SQL
7 273 (10.88%) Go
8 177 (7.05%) TypeScript
9 155 (6.18%) Ruby
10 154 (6.14%) Groovy
11 143 (5.70%) C#
12 109 (4.34%) Perl
13 106 (4.22%) PHP
14 72 (2.87%) Kotlin
15 66 (2.63%) C++
16 58 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 51 (2.03%) C
18 41 (1.63%) Scala
19 22 (0.88%) SAPscript
20 19 (0.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 348 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 241 (9.61%) SC Cleared
3 160 (6.38%) Degree
4 104 (4.15%) AWS Certification
5 64 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 37 (1.47%) CCNP
9 36 (1.43%) PhD
10 28 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 26 (1.04%) RHCE
12 21 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 21 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
13 20 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (0.76%) CCIE
15 15 (0.60%) Master's Degree
16 14 (0.56%) CCNA
17 13 (0.52%) DBS Check
18 9 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (0.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.87%) QA
2 32 (1.28%) GDPR
3 26 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.96%) NIST
5 23 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 21 (0.84%) IASME
7 14 (0.56%) GxP
8 13 (0.52%) SLA
8 13 (0.52%) SOC 2
9 8 (0.32%) FISMA
9 8 (0.32%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.32%) HITRUST
10 5 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
11 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.080%) NCSC
13 1 (0.040%) PMO
13 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,501 (59.82%) Docker
2 178 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (6.74%) Active Directory
4 57 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 43 (1.71%) KVM
6 41 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (1.63%) vSphere
6 41 (1.63%) Xen
7 40 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 35 (1.39%) Hyper-V
9 34 (1.36%) VMware NSX
10 20 (0.80%) XenApp
11 18 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 17 (0.68%) NFS
13 13 (0.52%) Ceph
13 13 (0.52%) iptables
14 12 (0.48%) GlusterFS
15 9 (0.36%) etcd
16 7 (0.28%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1,508 (60.10%) Kubernetes
2 1,460 (58.19%) Terraform
3 663 (26.42%) Puppet
4 561 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
5 232 (9.25%) Grafana
6 214 (8.53%) Prometheus
7 141 (5.62%) Docker Swarm
8 86 (3.43%) Packer
9 69 (2.75%) Nagios
9 69 (2.75%) ZABBIX
10 67 (2.67%) Istio
11 62 (2.47%) Kibana
12 51 (2.03%) Rancher
13 50 (1.99%) Salt
14 40 (1.59%) Graphite
14 40 (1.59%) logstash
15 39 (1.55%) HAProxy
16 30 (1.20%) Consul
17 26 (1.04%) Fortio
17 26 (1.04%) Kiali
Vendors
1 257 (10.24%) Microsoft
2 237 (9.45%) VMware
3 222 (8.85%) Google
4 161 (6.42%) Red Hat
5 134 (5.34%) Oracle
6 117 (4.66%) Splunk
7 103 (4.11%) Cisco
8 68 (2.71%) Atlassian
9 67 (2.67%) SAP
10 66 (2.63%) IBM
11 52 (2.07%) Dynatrace
12 51 (2.03%) SaltStack
13 50 (1.99%) Perforce
14 46 (1.83%) F5
15 43 (1.71%) ServiceNow
16 38 (1.51%) New Relic
17 34 (1.36%) PagerDuty
17 34 (1.36%) SolarWinds
18 33 (1.32%) Citrix
19 31 (1.24%) AppDynamics