Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 - 211
Rank change year-on-year - +211 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.082% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Birmingham median annual salary £62,500 - £67,500
10th Percentile £51,750 - £61,250
90th Percentile £71,000 - £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% -12.00% -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,527 3,660 4,662
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 96.27% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,568 2,951 3,475
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Birmingham

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Birmingham

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in Birmingham

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Linux/Unix DevOps job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) DC/OS
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SaltStack
1 1 (33.33%) VMware