Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 192 202
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 1 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.028% 0.079% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.082% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 16
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £43,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -30.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £51,250 £39,125 £58,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,375 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £45,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -33.33% -28.00% -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 3,397 3,679 4,461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.44% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,465 2,894 3,343
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling

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 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack