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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Development Operations Engineer
Rank 701 783 791
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 238 154 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 195 116 114
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 2016. 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
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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 +105 236 £60,000 +20.00% 51
London +55 151 £62,500 +13.63% 30
South East +36 36 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Yorkshire +21 35 £42,500 -15.00% 5
City of London +75 32 £60,000 +2.12% 12
West Yorkshire +7 32 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Leeds +11 27 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Surrey +25 21 £52,500 +10.52% 3
North West +38 12 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Manchester +27 8 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Staines +12 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Leatherhead - 7 £70,000 -
Kent +5 4 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire -2 4 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Berkshire -7 4 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Bristol -7 3 £70,000 -
Oxford -10 3 £50,000 +66.66% 1
South West -13 3 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £30,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Salford - 3 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £67,500 -
Preston - 3 £30,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £48,750 - 3

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 510 (100.00%) Linux
1 510 (100.00%) DevOps
2 365 (71.57%) Puppet
3 309 (60.59%) Python
4 278 (54.51%) Opscode Chef
5 256 (50.20%) Amazon AWS
6 231 (45.29%) Ansible
7 220 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
8 218 (42.75%) Bash Shell
9 217 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
10 203 (39.80%) Jenkins
11 195 (38.24%) Configuration Management
12 183 (35.88%) Ruby
13 171 (33.53%) Java
14 157 (30.78%) VMware
15 154 (30.20%) Red Hat
15 154 (30.20%) Git (software)
16 139 (27.25%) Perl
17 132 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 128 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 128 (25.10%) MySQL
19 122 (23.92%) Docker
20 115 (22.55%) Apache
21 111 (21.76%) Salt
22 109 (21.37%) CentOS
23 107 (20.98%) Unix
24 104 (20.39%) PHP
25 99 (19.41%) Firewall
26 90 (17.65%) LAMP
27 83 (16.27%) Tomcat

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 115 (22.55%) Apache
2 83 (16.27%) Tomcat
3 81 (15.88%) nginx
4 32 (6.27%) OpenStack
5 29 (5.69%) Node.js
6 25 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (4.90%) JBoss
7 14 (2.75%) Confluence
7 14 (2.75%) IIS
8 12 (2.35%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.16%) Drupal
10 8 (1.57%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.37%) CloudStack
11 7 (1.37%) MediaWiki
11 7 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.78%) TWiki
14 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 256 (50.20%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (7.25%) Amazon S3
4 32 (6.27%) SaaS
5 25 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (4.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 21 (4.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 18 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 17 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.76%) IaaS
11 9 (1.76%) PaaS
12 7 (1.37%) Route 53
13 6 (1.18%) CloudFront
13 6 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (1.18%) Joyent
14 5 (0.98%) GitHub
15 4 (0.78%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (19.41%) Firewall
2 70 (13.73%) DNS
3 33 (6.47%) LDAP
3 33 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 28 (5.49%) VPN
5 20 (3.92%) HTTP
6 15 (2.94%) LAN
7 13 (2.55%) Network Security
7 13 (2.55%) VLAN
8 11 (2.16%) SSH
9 9 (1.76%) BGP
9 9 (1.76%) IPsec
9 9 (1.76%) SAN
9 9 (1.76%) SNMP
10 8 (1.57%) WAN
11 7 (1.37%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.37%) IPv6
11 7 (1.37%) OSPF
12 6 (1.18%) Internet
12 6 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (25.10%) MySQL
2 59 (11.57%) MongoDB
3 58 (11.37%) Redis
4 30 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.10%) Hadoop
6 21 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.92%) Big Data
8 14 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.16%) HBase
10 10 (1.96%) SQL Server
11 9 (1.76%) CouchDB
11 9 (1.76%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.57%) OpenTSDB
13 6 (1.18%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.18%) Ingres
14 5 (0.98%) Riak
15 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.39%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 203 (39.80%) Jenkins
2 154 (30.20%) Git (software)
3 61 (11.96%) Vagrant
4 53 (10.39%) TeamCity
5 39 (7.65%) Maven
6 35 (6.86%) JIRA
7 24 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (4.71%) Subversion
8 21 (4.12%) Hudson
9 13 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.96%) Gradle
10 10 (1.96%) JConsole
11 8 (1.57%) Ant
11 8 (1.57%) Selenium
12 5 (0.98%) GitLab
13 4 (0.78%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.78%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.39%) git-flow
14 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
General
1 51 (10.00%) Finance
2 35 (6.86%) Law
3 24 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.14%) Games
5 15 (2.94%) Marketing
6 14 (2.75%) Publishing
7 8 (1.57%) Online Betting
8 7 (1.37%) Advertising
9 6 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (0.78%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (0.59%) Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Retail
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (17.65%) LAMP
2 70 (13.73%) Web Services
3 47 (9.22%) LEMP Stack
4 29 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (4.51%) .NET
6 17 (3.33%) XML
7 13 (2.55%) CSS
8 12 (2.35%) JSON
8 12 (2.35%) Middleware
8 12 (2.35%) REST
9 11 (2.16%) SOAP
10 10 (1.96%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.76%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (1.18%) MCollective
12 6 (1.18%) Sensu
13 5 (0.98%) ELK Stack
14 4 (0.78%) Kafka
15 3 (0.59%) Natural Language Processing
16 2 (0.39%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.75%) Computer Science
2 14 (2.75%) Hedge funds
3 12 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.57%) Fintech
4 8 (1.57%) Wiki
5 7 (1.37%) Derivative
5 7 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.18%) Clustering
6 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.98%) IPTV
7 5 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (0.98%) Semantic Web
8 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.39%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 510 (100.00%) Linux
2 132 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 109 (21.37%) CentOS
4 107 (20.98%) Unix
5 80 (15.69%) Ubuntu
6 67 (13.14%) Windows
7 35 (6.86%) Debian
8 26 (5.10%) Windows Server
9 16 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.75%) Solaris
11 8 (1.57%) SUSE
12 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.18%) SmartOS
13 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.78%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.39%) AIX
17 1 (0.20%) Android
17 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (100.00%) DevOps
2 220 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
4 195 (38.24%) Configuration Management
5 75 (14.71%) High Availability
6 69 (13.53%) E-Commerce
6 69 (13.53%) Open Source
7 51 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 45 (8.82%) Load Balancing
9 39 (7.65%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (6.86%) Build Automation
11 34 (6.67%) Scrum
11 34 (6.67%) Server Building
12 28 (5.49%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.10%) ITIL
14 25 (4.90%) Migration
15 24 (4.71%) Integration Testing
16 22 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (4.31%) Service Delivery
17 19 (3.73%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (60.59%) Python
2 218 (42.75%) Bash Shell
3 183 (35.88%) Ruby
4 171 (33.53%) Java
5 139 (27.25%) Perl
6 104 (20.39%) PHP
7 55 (10.78%) Shell Script
8 54 (10.59%) SQL
9 34 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 31 (6.08%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.73%) C#
12 15 (2.94%) C++
13 11 (2.16%) Go
14 8 (1.57%) AWK
14 8 (1.57%) sed
15 4 (0.78%) Groovy
15 4 (0.78%) Scala
16 3 (0.59%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.39%) Clojure
17 2 (0.39%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 23 (4.51%) Degree
2 20 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.73%) CCNA
4 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.78%) PMP
5 2 (0.39%) RHCE
5 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) CCNP
6 1 (0.20%) RHCA
6 1 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.45%) QA
2 11 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (23.92%) Docker
3 59 (11.57%) KVM
4 43 (8.43%) Xen
5 22 (4.31%) NFS
6 21 (4.12%) XenServer
7 20 (3.92%) LXC
8 19 (3.73%) VirtualBox
9 17 (3.33%) Samba
9 17 (3.33%) vSphere
10 16 (3.14%) Active Directory
11 14 (2.75%) iptables
11 14 (2.75%) Postfix
11 14 (2.75%) Varnish
12 11 (2.16%) Hyper-V
12 11 (2.16%) vCloud
13 8 (1.57%) Squid
14 7 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.98%) Sendmail
16 4 (0.78%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 365 (71.57%) Puppet
2 278 (54.51%) Opscode Chef
3 231 (45.29%) Ansible
4 111 (21.76%) Salt
5 63 (12.35%) Nagios
6 46 (9.02%) ZABBIX
7 33 (6.47%) CFEngine
8 30 (5.88%) Graphite
9 18 (3.53%) Cobbler
10 17 (3.33%) logstash
11 14 (2.75%) Tivoli
11 14 (2.75%) yum
12 11 (2.16%) Cacti
12 11 (2.16%) Opsview
13 10 (1.96%) Terraform
14 9 (1.76%) Oracle ZFS
15 8 (1.57%) Munin
16 7 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
16 7 (1.37%) systemd
16 7 (1.37%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 157 (30.78%) VMware
2 154 (30.20%) Red Hat
3 41 (8.04%) Citrix
3 41 (8.04%) Oracle
4 33 (6.47%) Cisco
5 30 (5.88%) Percona
6 24 (4.71%) F5
6 24 (4.71%) Microsoft
7 23 (4.51%) New Relic
8 14 (2.75%) Rackspace
8 14 (2.75%) SaltStack
9 12 (2.35%) Google
10 11 (2.16%) AppDynamics
11 10 (1.96%) hybris
11 10 (1.96%) Juniper
12 8 (1.57%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.37%) EnterpriseDB
14 6 (1.18%) HP
15 5 (0.98%) Splunk
16 4 (0.78%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 35% Bonus, 25 days, Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago