The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior DevOps Engineer
Rank 764 853 877
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 140 75 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.065% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.068% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 112 56 11
Average salary £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,750 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -2.10%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Senior DevOps Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior DevOps Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 +99 136 £65,000 +4.00% 5
London +2 83 £65,000 +4.00% 4
South East +18 30 £65,000 +52.94%
Berkshire +5 12 £70,000 +64.70%
East Sussex - 10 £62,500 -
Reading -3 9 £70,000 +64.70%
Yorkshire - 9 £48,500 -
West Midlands - 8 £100,000 -
City of London +7 7 £73,750 +5.35% 2
Coventry - 7 £100,000 -
Hove - 7 £60,000 -
South West -13 6 £67,500 +12.50% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £48,750 -
Leeds - 6 £48,750 -
Bristol - 5 £67,500 -
Kent - 4 £50,000 -
Wales -15 3 £75,000 +127.27%
York - 3 £48,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £48,500 -
Slough - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 £65,000 -
Worthing - 2 £66,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £66,250 -
South Wales -13 1 £60,000 +81.81%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Senior DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 194 (100.00%) DevOps
2 173 (89.18%) Linux
3 147 (75.77%) Puppet
4 119 (61.34%) Opscode Chef
5 99 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (50.00%) Java
7 93 (47.94%) Python
8 87 (44.85%) Configuration Management
9 86 (44.33%) Bash Shell
10 74 (38.14%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (32.99%) MySQL
12 62 (31.96%) Ruby
13 60 (30.93%) Ubuntu
13 60 (30.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 59 (30.41%) Jenkins
15 58 (29.90%) Nagios
16 57 (29.38%) Perl
16 57 (29.38%) Ansible
17 54 (27.84%) Apache
18 51 (26.29%) PHP
18 51 (26.29%) Red Hat
19 49 (25.26%) .NET
20 45 (23.20%) Windows
21 44 (22.68%) IIS
22 41 (21.13%) PowerShell
23 39 (20.10%) Scrum
24 38 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
25 37 (19.07%) Tomcat
26 36 (18.56%) Web Services
27 35 (18.04%) VMware

Senior DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (27.84%) Apache
2 44 (22.68%) IIS
3 37 (19.07%) Tomcat
4 17 (8.76%) OpenStack
5 13 (6.70%) nginx
6 10 (5.15%) WebSphere
7 9 (4.64%) Node.js
8 5 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.55%) JBoss
10 1 (0.52%) Confluence
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.52%) Zope
10 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.31%) PaaS
3 7 (3.61%) SaaS
3 7 (3.61%) IaaS
4 5 (2.58%) GitHub
4 5 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.55%) Heroku
5 3 (1.55%) Engine Yard
5 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.52%) Route 53
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.92%) DNS
2 22 (11.34%) Firewall
3 18 (9.28%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.22%) HTTP
5 13 (6.70%) Internet
6 8 (4.12%) LDAP
7 7 (3.61%) DHCP
7 7 (3.61%) FTP
7 7 (3.61%) VPN
7 7 (3.61%) IPsec
8 5 (2.58%) SSL
8 5 (2.58%) VLAN
9 4 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.06%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.03%) Network Security
10 2 (1.03%) SAN
11 1 (0.52%) MRTG
11 1 (0.52%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.99%) MySQL
2 26 (13.40%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.76%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (5.15%) Redis
5 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.12%) Couchbase
6 8 (4.12%) SimpleDB
7 5 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (30.41%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.28%) Maven
4 15 (7.73%) TeamCity
5 11 (5.67%) JIRA
6 8 (4.12%) Subversion
7 5 (2.58%) RSpec
7 5 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.06%) NUnit
9 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.55%) Hudson
10 2 (1.03%) Ant
11 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.52%) VisualVM
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 19 (9.79%) Games
3 7 (3.61%) Law
4 4 (2.06%) Marketing
5 3 (1.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.26%) .NET
2 36 (18.56%) Web Services
3 20 (10.31%) J2EE
4 14 (7.22%) Servlets
5 12 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (4.12%) CSS
6 8 (4.12%) LAMP
7 6 (3.09%) XML
7 6 (3.09%) JSON
8 4 (2.06%) MCollective
9 2 (1.03%) HTML
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.52%) CGI
10 1 (0.52%) Spring
10 1 (0.52%) Java EE
10 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.52%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Open Source
2 8 (4.12%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.12%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.09%) User Experience
4 5 (2.58%) Clustering
5 3 (1.55%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.55%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.03%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Tandem
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) DTV
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 173 (89.18%) Linux
2 60 (30.93%) Ubuntu
2 60 (30.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (23.20%) Windows
4 32 (16.49%) CentOS
5 16 (8.25%) Solaris
6 15 (7.73%) UNIX
7 10 (5.15%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.61%) Android
9 6 (3.09%) Debian
10 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (100.00%) DevOps
2 99 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (44.85%) Configuration Management
4 74 (38.14%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (20.10%) Scrum
6 28 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (13.40%) Automated Testing
8 24 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (11.34%) Build Automation
9 22 (11.34%) E-Commerce
10 17 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (7.73%) Change Management
12 14 (7.22%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.67%) Release Management
14 10 (5.15%) TDD
15 9 (4.64%) Load Balancing
16 8 (4.12%) Content Management
16 8 (4.12%) Kanban
17 7 (3.61%) Problem Management
17 7 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (50.00%) Java
2 93 (47.94%) Python
3 86 (44.33%) Bash Shell
4 62 (31.96%) Ruby
5 57 (29.38%) Perl
6 51 (26.29%) PHP
7 41 (21.13%) PowerShell
8 18 (9.28%) SQL
9 12 (6.19%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.15%) C++
10 10 (5.15%) Golang
11 8 (4.12%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.06%) C#
13 3 (1.55%) Korn
14 1 (0.52%) Scala
14 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.58%) Varnish
3 5 (2.58%) KVM
4 4 (2.06%) Docker
4 4 (2.06%) XenServer
4 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.52%) Squid
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) iptables
5 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 147 (75.77%) Puppet
2 119 (61.34%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (29.90%) Nagios
4 57 (29.38%) Ansible
5 28 (14.43%) Zenoss
6 17 (8.76%) Graphite
7 12 (6.19%) Salt
7 12 (6.19%) ZABBIX
8 10 (5.15%) Tivoli
9 8 (4.12%) Vagrant
9 8 (4.12%) logstash
10 5 (2.58%) Unicenter
10 5 (2.58%) BladeLogic
11 4 (2.06%) Control-M
11 4 (2.06%) collectd
12 3 (1.55%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.55%) Cobbler
13 2 (1.03%) Cacti
13 2 (1.03%) OpenAM
14 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 51 (26.29%) Red Hat
2 35 (18.04%) VMware
3 21 (10.82%) Oracle
4 14 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.22%) Rackspace
5 8 (4.12%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.58%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.55%) Percona
7 3 (1.55%) Apple
8 2 (1.03%) Adobe
8 2 (1.03%) Sun
8 2 (1.03%) HP
8 2 (1.03%) Splunk
8 2 (1.03%) New Relic
9 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.52%) Dell
9 1 (0.52%) BMC
9 1 (0.52%) NetApp
9 1 (0.52%) Veritas
9 1 (0.52%) SAP
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