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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux DevOps Engineer
Rank 649 782 831
Rank change year-on-year
+133 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 246 147 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.13% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.13% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 222 109 43
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +46.26%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +111 244 £57,500 +9.52% 36
London +82 153 £57,500 +4.54% 17
South East +18 35 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South West +11 26 £70,000 +75.00% 1
City of London +38 23 £70,000 +3.70% 5
Bristol +9 22 £70,000 +70.73% 1
Berkshire +24 21 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Reading - 21 £42,500 - 1
North West +3 9 £37,500 -44.44% 3
West Midlands - 9 £60,000 - 2
East of England +11 8 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Manchester +11 7 £37,500 -44.44% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 6 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Cambridge +14 6 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East Sussex +24 5 £30,500 -37.75%
Brighton +23 5 £30,500 -37.75%
Surrey +19 4 £60,000 +60.00%
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire 0 3 £60,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire -14 3 £48,500 +14.11% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Coventry - 2 £52,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £48,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £55,000 -
York - 2 £48,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £60,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Leeds -4 1 £47,500 +11.76% 2

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 475 (100.00%) Linux
1 475 (100.00%) DevOps
2 368 (77.47%) Puppet
3 285 (60.00%) Python
4 284 (59.79%) Opscode Chef
5 213 (44.84%) Jenkins
6 202 (42.53%) Ruby
7 201 (42.32%) Bash Shell
8 199 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
9 183 (38.53%) Ansible
10 180 (37.89%) Continuous Integration
11 179 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
12 173 (36.42%) Apache
13 163 (34.32%) Perl
13 163 (34.32%) Java
14 155 (32.63%) MySQL
15 154 (32.42%) Git (software)
16 142 (29.89%) nginx
16 142 (29.89%) Configuration Management
17 126 (26.53%) Nagios
18 121 (25.47%) PHP
19 115 (24.21%) CentOS
20 111 (23.37%) VMware
21 108 (22.74%) UNIX
22 102 (21.47%) Windows
23 96 (20.21%) Red Hat
24 94 (19.79%) Salt
25 87 (18.32%) LAMP
26 81 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
27 77 (16.21%) Hudson

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 173 (36.42%) Apache
2 142 (29.89%) nginx
3 77 (16.21%) OpenStack
4 60 (12.63%) Tomcat
5 26 (5.47%) Confluence
6 23 (4.84%) MediaWiki
6 23 (4.84%) JBoss
7 20 (4.21%) IIS
8 13 (2.74%) Moodle
9 12 (2.53%) Node.js
10 10 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.47%) Drupal
11 7 (1.47%) Jetty
12 5 (1.05%) Mule
13 4 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.63%) CMS
14 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 179 (37.68%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (2.95%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.32%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (2.11%) Route 53
8 9 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.26%) SaaS
9 6 (1.26%) PaaS
10 5 (1.05%) Datadog
11 4 (0.84%) Heroku
11 4 (0.84%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.63%) GitHub
12 3 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) IaaS
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 66 (13.89%) Firewall
2 64 (13.47%) WAN
2 64 (13.47%) LAN
3 46 (9.68%) LDAP
4 42 (8.84%) VPN
5 39 (8.21%) DNS
6 38 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 30 (6.32%) IPsec
8 27 (5.68%) HTTP
9 26 (5.47%) IPv6
10 25 (5.26%) Network Security
11 24 (5.05%) OSPF
11 24 (5.05%) BGP
11 24 (5.05%) EIGRP
12 15 (3.16%) Internet
13 14 (2.95%) SNMP
14 12 (2.53%) SSL
15 11 (2.32%) SAN
16 9 (1.89%) VLAN
17 8 (1.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (32.63%) MySQL
2 56 (11.79%) MongoDB
3 49 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (10.11%) NoSQL
5 38 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.47%) Redis
7 25 (5.26%) Hadoop
8 24 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (3.58%) Big Data
10 16 (3.37%) SQL Server
11 15 (3.16%) HBase
12 14 (2.95%) Couchbase
13 13 (2.74%) OpenTSDB
14 11 (2.32%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.32%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.42%) Presto
16 2 (0.42%) Voldemort
17 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 213 (44.84%) Jenkins
2 154 (32.42%) Git (software)
3 77 (16.21%) Hudson
4 60 (12.63%) Subversion
5 44 (9.26%) Maven
6 36 (7.58%) JIRA
7 21 (4.42%) TeamCity
8 15 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.26%) Ant
10 5 (1.05%) Behat
10 5 (1.05%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.84%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.42%) CMake
12 2 (0.42%) Gradle
12 2 (0.42%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.21%) Trac
13 1 (0.21%) Grunt
13 1 (0.21%) Bower
13 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 51 (10.74%) Telecoms
2 49 (10.32%) Finance
3 18 (3.79%) Law
4 15 (3.16%) Retail
5 13 (2.74%) Online Betting
6 12 (2.53%) Marketing
7 10 (2.11%) Games
8 8 (1.68%) Electronics
8 8 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.26%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Publishing
11 3 (0.63%) Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.32%) LAMP
2 69 (14.53%) Web Services
3 25 (5.26%) REST
4 15 (3.16%) SOAP
5 14 (2.95%) Servlets
6 12 (2.53%) .NET
6 12 (2.53%) OAuth
7 11 (2.32%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (1.89%) J2EE
8 9 (1.89%) XML
8 9 (1.89%) Laravel
9 8 (1.68%) Memcached
10 7 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (1.47%) JSON
10 7 (1.47%) HTML
10 7 (1.47%) CSS
11 6 (1.26%) Java EE
11 6 (1.26%) Django
12 5 (1.05%) Play Framework
13 4 (0.84%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.37%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.26%) Wiki
3 24 (5.05%) Digital Media
4 20 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.58%) E-Learning
6 12 (2.53%) Replication
6 12 (2.53%) Learning Management System
7 9 (1.89%) Clustering
7 9 (1.89%) Cryptography
7 9 (1.89%) PKI
7 9 (1.89%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.68%) DTV
9 6 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (0.84%) Semantic Web
11 4 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 475 (100.00%) Linux
2 115 (24.21%) CentOS
3 108 (22.74%) UNIX
4 102 (21.47%) Windows
5 76 (16.00%) Ubuntu
6 63 (13.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (8.84%) Debian
8 28 (5.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.32%) Solaris
10 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.68%) Amazon Linux
12 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.26%) Android
14 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.84%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.42%) Scientific Linux
15 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.21%) Fedora
16 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (100.00%) DevOps
2 199 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (37.89%) Continuous Integration
4 142 (29.89%) Configuration Management
5 58 (12.21%) Build Automation
6 48 (10.11%) Open Source
7 47 (9.89%) E-Commerce
8 46 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 31 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
11 27 (5.68%) Scrum
12 26 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 23 (4.84%) Data Modelling
13 23 (4.84%) Database Theory
13 23 (4.84%) Relational Database Theory
14 20 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (4.00%) TDD
16 16 (3.37%) Unit Testing
16 16 (3.37%) High Availability
16 16 (3.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 285 (60.00%) Python
2 202 (42.53%) Ruby
3 201 (42.32%) Bash Shell
4 163 (34.32%) Perl
4 163 (34.32%) Java
5 121 (25.47%) PHP
6 70 (14.74%) SQL
7 35 (7.37%) PowerShell
8 28 (5.89%) C++
8 28 (5.89%) Shell Script
9 20 (4.21%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.58%) Go
11 16 (3.37%) AWK
12 14 (2.95%) sed
13 13 (2.74%) Scala
14 12 (2.53%) C#
15 8 (1.68%) C
16 6 (1.26%) Korn
17 5 (1.05%) Groovy
18 2 (0.42%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 41 (8.63%) CCNA
1 41 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
1 41 (8.63%) Degree
2 3 (0.63%) RHCE
3 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.42%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.21%) MCSE
4 1 (0.21%) LPIC
4 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.21%) PMP
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (10.95%) Docker
3 30 (6.32%) Samba
4 29 (6.11%) iptables
5 28 (5.89%) XenServer
6 27 (5.68%) Postfix
7 22 (4.63%) Active Directory
8 20 (4.21%) Varnish
9 16 (3.37%) KVM
10 14 (2.95%) Xen
11 11 (2.32%) NFS
12 9 (1.89%) LXC
13 8 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.05%) VMware ESX
14 5 (1.05%) Squid
15 4 (0.84%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.63%) FreeRADIUS
17 2 (0.42%) Sendmail
17 2 (0.42%) vSphere
17 2 (0.42%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 368 (77.47%) Puppet
2 284 (59.79%) Opscode Chef
3 183 (38.53%) Ansible
4 126 (26.53%) Nagios
5 94 (19.79%) Salt
6 67 (14.11%) ZABBIX
7 59 (12.42%) Vagrant
8 17 (3.58%) Capistrano
9 14 (2.95%) yum
9 14 (2.95%) Opsview
10 13 (2.74%) Graphite
11 12 (2.53%) Cacti
12 11 (2.32%) logstash
13 10 (2.11%) Cobbler
14 9 (1.89%) CFEngine
15 8 (1.68%) HAProxy
16 6 (1.26%) Unicenter
16 6 (1.26%) Tivoli
16 6 (1.26%) Rundeck
17 5 (1.05%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 111 (23.37%) VMware
2 96 (20.21%) Red Hat
3 36 (7.58%) Oracle
3 36 (7.58%) Rackspace
4 27 (5.68%) Citrix
5 19 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 17 (3.58%) SaltStack
7 16 (3.37%) Google
8 15 (3.16%) Cisco
9 14 (2.95%) New Relic
10 13 (2.74%) Splunk
11 8 (1.68%) SAP
11 8 (1.68%) HP
12 7 (1.47%) Microsoft
12 7 (1.47%) hybris
13 5 (1.05%) Akamai
13 5 (1.05%) F5
13 5 (1.05%) Yahoo!
14 4 (0.84%) Apple
14 4 (0.84%) Percona
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
James Chase Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 25% benefits and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% bonus, extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam Plc
Salary: Excellent salary plus a flexible benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago