Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 148 207
Rank change year-on-year +18 +59 +157
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 237 230 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.31% 1.98% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.05% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 218 222 198
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £52,125 £52,500 £46,425
90th Percentile £86,625 £80,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) DevOps
2 149 (62.87%) Linux
3 126 (53.16%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (51.48%) Docker
5 115 (48.52%) Puppet
6 113 (47.68%) Python
7 107 (45.15%) Ansible
8 81 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (32.49%) Jenkins
10 71 (29.96%) Java
11 70 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 66 (27.85%) Opscode Chef
12 66 (27.85%) Terraform
13 64 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (26.16%) Git (software)
15 59 (24.89%) Bash Shell
16 49 (20.68%) Windows
17 48 (20.25%) Ruby
18 47 (19.83%) Kubernetes
19 44 (18.57%) CentOS
20 43 (18.14%) Perl
21 42 (17.72%) Configuration Management
21 42 (17.72%) Finance
22 40 (16.88%) MySQL
22 40 (16.88%) Unix
23 38 (16.03%) .NET
23 38 (16.03%) Microsoft
23 38 (16.03%) Red Hat
23 38 (16.03%) JIRA
24 36 (15.19%) SQL Server

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 31 (13.08%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (12.24%) Confluence
3 26 (10.97%) Apache
4 21 (8.86%) OpenStack
5 16 (6.75%) Tomcat
6 15 (6.33%) nginx
7 9 (3.80%) IIS
8 7 (2.95%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.95%) JBoss
8 7 (2.95%) Jetty
9 5 (2.11%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.69%) CloudStack
10 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.42%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.84%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 126 (53.16%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.55%) IaaS
4 24 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (9.70%) PaaS
6 21 (8.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (8.02%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (8.02%) Amazon S3
8 16 (6.75%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (3.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.80%) Office 365
10 9 (3.80%) Serverless
11 8 (3.38%) Datadog
11 8 (3.38%) GitHub
12 7 (2.95%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (2.95%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.08%) Firewall
2 21 (8.86%) DHCP
2 21 (8.86%) DNS
2 21 (8.86%) VPN
3 20 (8.44%) DMZ
3 20 (8.44%) WAN
4 8 (3.38%) Internet
5 7 (2.95%) Kerberos
6 6 (2.53%) Network Security
6 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.11%) LDAP
8 4 (1.69%) SSL
9 2 (0.84%) VoIP
9 2 (0.84%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.42%) HTTP
10 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.42%) RTP
10 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.88%) MySQL
2 36 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.33%) Big Data
3 15 (6.33%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.49%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.49%) Redis
5 10 (4.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (4.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.53%) Blockchain
7 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.84%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (32.49%) Jenkins
2 62 (26.16%) Git (software)
3 38 (16.03%) JIRA
4 34 (14.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (13.92%) TeamCity
6 29 (12.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (5.49%) Subversion
8 12 (5.06%) Bitbucket
9 11 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (3.38%) Maven
12 6 (2.53%) NuGet
13 5 (2.11%) Artifactory
13 5 (2.11%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.69%) CircleCI
14 4 (1.69%) GitLab
14 4 (1.69%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (1.27%) Ant
15 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (17.72%) Finance
2 22 (9.28%) Banking
3 14 (5.91%) Games
4 6 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.69%) Publishing
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Back Office
7 3 (1.27%) Law
7 3 (1.27%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.03%) .NET
2 23 (9.70%) Web Services
3 20 (8.44%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (6.75%) Node.js
5 11 (4.64%) LAMP
6 10 (4.22%) Kafka
6 10 (4.22%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (2.95%) Servlets
8 5 (2.11%) RESTful
8 5 (2.11%) Spring
9 4 (1.69%) REST
10 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.27%) FreeSWITCH
11 2 (0.84%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.84%) Memcached
11 2 (0.84%) NumPy
11 2 (0.84%) Pandas
11 2 (0.84%) scikit-learn
11 2 (0.84%) SciPy
11 2 (0.84%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.59%) Fintech
2 7 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.53%) Replication
4 5 (2.11%) BBC
5 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.69%) Digital TV
5 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.69%) STB
6 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.27%) Blog
6 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (62.87%) Linux
2 49 (20.68%) Windows
3 44 (18.57%) CentOS
4 40 (16.88%) Unix
5 28 (11.81%) Ubuntu
6 25 (10.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (8.86%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.11%) AIX
8 5 (2.11%) Solaris
9 4 (1.69%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.69%) Debian
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.84%) VMS
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (100.00%) DevOps
2 81 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (17.72%) Configuration Management
5 35 (14.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (14.35%) High Availability
7 30 (12.66%) TDD
8 25 (10.55%) BDD
9 21 (8.86%) Open Source
10 19 (8.02%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.75%) Microservices
11 16 (6.75%) Migration
11 16 (6.75%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.33%) Release Management
13 14 (5.91%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.06%) Auto-Scaling
15 11 (4.64%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (4.64%) SDLC
16 9 (3.80%) Scrum
17 8 (3.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 113 (47.68%) Python
2 71 (29.96%) Java
3 59 (24.89%) Bash Shell
4 48 (20.25%) Ruby
5 43 (18.14%) Perl
6 32 (13.50%) PowerShell
6 32 (13.50%) SQL
7 22 (9.28%) Shell Script
8 20 (8.44%) Go
9 14 (5.91%) C#
10 11 (4.64%) PHP
11 10 (4.22%) C++
12 9 (3.80%) JavaScript
13 5 (2.11%) Clojure
14 4 (1.69%) C
14 4 (1.69%) Scala
15 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.27%) VBScript
16 2 (0.84%) Erlang
16 2 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (1.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) GCP
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (51.48%) Docker
2 29 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.95%) LXC
3 7 (2.95%) Xen
4 6 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.69%) Varnish
5 4 (1.69%) vSphere
5 4 (1.69%) XenServer
6 3 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.27%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.42%) iptables
8 1 (0.42%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.42%) vCloud
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 115 (48.52%) Puppet
2 107 (45.15%) Ansible
3 66 (27.85%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (27.85%) Terraform
4 47 (19.83%) Kubernetes
5 17 (7.17%) Nagios
6 13 (5.49%) Grafana
7 10 (4.22%) Salt
8 9 (3.80%) Kibana
9 8 (3.38%) Packer
10 7 (2.95%) HAProxy
11 5 (2.11%) Icinga
11 5 (2.11%) logstash
12 4 (1.69%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.69%) Mesos
12 4 (1.69%) SCOM
12 4 (1.69%) Tivoli
13 3 (1.27%) Control-M
13 3 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (16.03%) Microsoft
1 38 (16.03%) Red Hat
2 26 (10.97%) Splunk
3 22 (9.28%) IBM
4 16 (6.75%) Oracle
5 13 (5.49%) VMware
6 10 (4.22%) Google
6 10 (4.22%) Rackspace
7 7 (2.95%) New Relic
8 5 (2.11%) BT
8 5 (2.11%) Cisco
9 4 (1.69%) Arqiva
9 4 (1.69%) EnterpriseDB
9 4 (1.69%) F5
9 4 (1.69%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.27%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.27%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.84%) Concur
11 2 (0.84%) Temenos