The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux DevOps Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux DevOps Engineer
Rank 677 794 857
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 215 139 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 188 95 46
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the UK.

Linux DevOps Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Linux DevOps Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 215 £55,000 -0.90% 37
London +71 145 £57,500 -4.16% 28
South West +6 27 £75,000 +76.47% 2
South East +35 24 £35,000 -28.20% 2
Bristol +17 20 £75,000 +76.47% 2
City of London +35 11 £57,500 -17.85% 8
Yorkshire -6 9 £48,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +4 7 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -2 7 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £65,000 -
Brighton - 6 £30,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £30,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 -
Warwick - 5 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +16 4 £37,500 -37.50% 1
East of England +15 4 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Reading - 3 £65,000 -
Devon - 3 £55,000 -
Cambridge +15 2 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 2 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Oxford +5 2 £47,500 -20.83%
York - 2 £48,500 -
Norwich - 2 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £48,750 -
Norfolk - 2 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £48,500 -

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 354 (100.00%) Linux
1 354 (100.00%) DevOps
2 254 (71.75%) Puppet
3 196 (55.37%) Opscode Chef
4 187 (52.82%) Python
5 134 (37.85%) Bash Shell
6 131 (37.01%) Jenkins
6 131 (37.01%) MySQL
7 130 (36.72%) Perl
7 130 (36.72%) Ruby
8 125 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
9 121 (34.18%) Amazon AWS
10 117 (33.05%) Apache
11 116 (32.77%) Java
12 101 (28.53%) Configuration Management
13 97 (27.40%) PHP
14 94 (26.55%) UNIX
15 90 (25.42%) Ansible
16 82 (23.16%) Nagios
17 76 (21.47%) nginx
18 74 (20.90%) VMware
19 71 (20.06%) CentOS
20 70 (19.77%) Red Hat
20 70 (19.77%) Windows
21 69 (19.49%) Git (software)
22 64 (18.08%) Salt
23 59 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 58 (16.38%) SQL
25 57 (16.10%) Ubuntu

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 117 (33.05%) Apache
2 76 (21.47%) nginx
3 43 (12.15%) OpenStack
4 38 (10.73%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.65%) JBoss
6 18 (5.08%) IIS
7 15 (4.24%) Confluence
8 9 (2.54%) MediaWiki
9 7 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.69%) Moodle
11 5 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.41%) Drupal
12 4 (1.13%) Node.js
12 4 (1.13%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.85%) Jetty
13 3 (0.85%) CMS
14 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.56%) WordPress
15 1 (0.28%) Mule
15 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 121 (34.18%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (3.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 11 (3.11%) Amazon S3
4 11 (3.11%) SaaS
5 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.69%) Heroku
8 6 (1.69%) Engine Yard
9 4 (1.13%) PaaS
9 4 (1.13%) IaaS
10 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.85%) GitHub
10 3 (0.85%) Datadog
11 2 (0.56%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.28%) Route 53
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.28%) Firewall
2 33 (9.32%) WAN
2 33 (9.32%) LAN
3 28 (7.91%) DNS
4 25 (7.06%) LDAP
5 23 (6.50%) TCP/IP
5 23 (6.50%) VPN
6 22 (6.21%) IPv6
7 15 (4.24%) HTTP
7 15 (4.24%) Network Security
8 13 (3.67%) IPv4
9 12 (3.39%) Internet
10 11 (3.11%) OSPF
10 11 (3.11%) BGP
10 11 (3.11%) EIGRP
11 9 (2.54%) IPsec
11 9 (2.54%) SSL
12 8 (2.26%) VLAN
13 3 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (0.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (37.01%) MySQL
2 35 (9.89%) MongoDB
3 32 (9.04%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (8.76%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.34%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.21%) SQL Server
7 15 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.95%) Redis
9 13 (3.67%) Big Data
10 9 (2.54%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.69%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.85%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.28%) DB2
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.28%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 131 (37.01%) Jenkins
2 69 (19.49%) Git (software)
3 53 (14.97%) Subversion
4 48 (13.56%) Hudson
5 27 (7.63%) Maven
6 20 (5.65%) JIRA
7 19 (5.37%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.26%) Ant
10 7 (1.98%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.41%) Gradle
11 5 (1.41%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.41%) Behat
12 2 (0.56%) CMake
13 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.28%) dbdeploy
13 1 (0.28%) Trac
13 1 (0.28%) VisualVM
13 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 38 (10.73%) Finance
2 27 (7.63%) Games
3 15 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.11%) Law
5 8 (2.26%) Retail
6 5 (1.41%) Banking
6 5 (1.41%) Legal
6 5 (1.41%) Publishing
7 4 (1.13%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Electronics
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.28%) Web Services
2 45 (12.71%) LAMP
3 16 (4.52%) .NET
4 9 (2.54%) J2EE
4 9 (2.54%) Servlets
4 9 (2.54%) REST
4 9 (2.54%) Laravel
5 8 (2.26%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (1.69%) CSS
6 6 (1.69%) MCollective
6 6 (1.69%) JSON
6 6 (1.69%) Apache Flex
6 6 (1.69%) OAuth
7 5 (1.41%) Memcached
7 5 (1.41%) XML
8 4 (1.13%) Java EE
9 3 (0.85%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (0.85%) Django
9 3 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.56%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.93%) Open Source
2 15 (4.24%) Replication
3 12 (3.39%) Wiki
4 10 (2.82%) E-Learning
5 7 (1.98%) Clustering
6 6 (1.69%) Device Driver
6 6 (1.69%) IPTV
6 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.69%) Video on Demand
6 6 (1.69%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.69%) Learning Management System
6 6 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (1.69%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.13%) Online Games
8 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.85%) DTV
9 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 354 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (26.55%) UNIX
3 71 (20.06%) CentOS
4 70 (19.77%) Windows
5 59 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (16.10%) Ubuntu
7 26 (7.34%) Debian
8 16 (4.52%) Solaris
9 14 (3.95%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.41%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (1.41%) Fedora
13 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.56%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (0.56%) Android
14 2 (0.56%) SUSE
15 1 (0.28%) AIX
15 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (100.00%) DevOps
2 125 (35.31%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
4 101 (28.53%) Configuration Management
5 28 (7.91%) Build Automation
6 27 (7.63%) E-Commerce
7 22 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (5.65%) Scrum
9 15 (4.24%) Workflow
9 15 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (4.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (3.95%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.67%) Load Balancing
11 13 (3.67%) Software Delivery
12 12 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (3.39%) TDD
13 11 (3.11%) Automated Testing
13 11 (3.11%) ITIL
13 11 (3.11%) Unit Testing
13 11 (3.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 187 (52.82%) Python
2 134 (37.85%) Bash Shell
3 130 (36.72%) Perl
3 130 (36.72%) Ruby
4 116 (32.77%) Java
5 97 (27.40%) PHP
6 58 (16.38%) SQL
7 42 (11.86%) Shell Script
8 20 (5.65%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.67%) Scala
10 10 (2.82%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.98%) Korn
11 7 (1.98%) C++
12 5 (1.41%) C#
13 3 (0.85%) C
13 3 (0.85%) AWK
14 2 (0.56%) Haskell
14 2 (0.56%) Fortran
14 2 (0.56%) Go
14 2 (0.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 24 (6.78%) CCNA
1 24 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (2.82%) Degree
3 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.28%) RHCE
4 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.28%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.06%) QA
2 8 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.21%) Docker
3 21 (5.93%) Xen
4 20 (5.65%) KVM
5 16 (4.52%) Samba
6 14 (3.95%) Active Directory
7 13 (3.67%) Postfix
8 12 (3.39%) XenServer
8 12 (3.39%) iptables
9 10 (2.82%) Varnish
10 7 (1.98%) LXC
10 7 (1.98%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.41%) vSphere
12 4 (1.13%) Squid
13 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.56%) QEMU
14 1 (0.28%) Ceph
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 254 (71.75%) Puppet
2 196 (55.37%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (25.42%) Ansible
4 82 (23.16%) Nagios
5 64 (18.08%) Salt
6 53 (14.97%) ZABBIX
7 40 (11.30%) Vagrant
8 15 (4.24%) Cobbler
9 13 (3.67%) Capistrano
10 11 (3.11%) Tivoli
11 8 (2.26%) collectd
11 8 (2.26%) Graphite
12 7 (1.98%) Cacti
13 6 (1.69%) Unicenter
13 6 (1.69%) logstash
14 4 (1.13%) StatsD
14 4 (1.13%) BladeLogic
14 4 (1.13%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.56%) SCCM
15 2 (0.56%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 74 (20.90%) VMware
2 70 (19.77%) Red Hat
3 33 (9.32%) Rackspace
4 29 (8.19%) Oracle
5 21 (5.93%) SaltStack
6 13 (3.67%) Google
7 10 (2.82%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.54%) Citrix
9 8 (2.26%) Microsoft
10 7 (1.98%) Akamai
11 5 (1.41%) Yahoo!
12 4 (1.13%) Cisco
13 3 (0.85%) SAP
13 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.85%) hybris
14 2 (0.56%) Apple
14 2 (0.56%) NetIQ
14 2 (0.56%) Sybase
14 2 (0.56%) Juniper
14 2 (0.56%) NetApp
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Major Players Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago