Period
to 15 June 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 324 296 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.26% 4.67% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 4.96% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 304 275 486
10th Percentile £55,750 £56,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £108,750
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 4,803 5,973 9,585
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.87% 94.23% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,251 5,233 8,569
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 15 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +8 2 £65,000 -28.77%
DevOps Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, DevOps Engineer 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 City of London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 324 (100.00%) DevOps
2 231 (71.30%) Terraform
3 220 (67.90%) Kubernetes
4 201 (62.04%) Docker
5 190 (58.64%) AWS
6 168 (51.85%) Infrastructure as Code
7 132 (40.74%) Jenkins
8 130 (40.12%) Python
9 128 (39.51%) Ansible
10 117 (36.11%) Linux
11 106 (32.72%) Azure
12 75 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (22.84%) Fintech
14 67 (20.68%) Puppet
15 58 (17.90%) Finance
16 57 (17.59%) Bash Shell
17 54 (16.67%) GCP
18 49 (15.12%) Java
19 47 (14.51%) Microservices
20 45 (13.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 43 (13.27%) Git (software)
22 42 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
23 39 (12.04%) PowerShell
24 37 (11.42%) Configuration Management
25 36 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
25 36 (11.11%) Serverless
26 35 (10.80%) Prometheus
26 35 (10.80%) Windows
27 34 (10.49%) Go
28 32 (9.88%) SQL

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 5 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.62%) Confluence
3 2 (0.62%) IIS
3 2 (0.62%) nginx
4 1 (0.31%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 190 (58.64%) AWS
2 106 (32.72%) Azure
3 54 (16.67%) GCP
4 36 (11.11%) Serverless
5 28 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (8.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (8.02%) Amazon ECS
7 20 (6.17%) IaaS
8 18 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (5.25%) AWS Fargate
9 17 (5.25%) GitHub
10 13 (4.01%) Amazon S3
10 13 (4.01%) AWS CodeBuild
10 13 (4.01%) AWS KMS
11 12 (3.70%) Datadog
12 11 (3.40%) OpenShift
13 10 (3.09%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 10 (3.09%) SaaS
14 9 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.78%) Multicast
2 9 (2.78%) tcpdump
3 5 (1.54%) Firewall
4 4 (1.23%) AMQP
5 3 (0.93%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.31%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
6 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 14 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.54%) Big Data
6 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.23%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.23%) MySQL
8 3 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.93%) HBase
8 3 (0.93%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.62%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.31%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 132 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 43 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.64%) CircleCI
4 25 (7.72%) TeamCity
5 24 (7.41%) GitLab
6 22 (6.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (4.94%) Bitbucket
8 12 (3.70%) JIRA
9 8 (2.47%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.93%) Gradle
10 3 (0.93%) Maven
11 2 (0.62%) Checkstyle
11 2 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.62%) Terragrunt
12 1 (0.31%) JUnit
12 1 (0.31%) MLflow
12 1 (0.31%) Selenium
12 1 (0.31%) Spinnaker
12 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (17.90%) Finance
2 25 (7.72%) Social Skills
3 20 (6.17%) Banking
4 16 (4.94%) Games
5 7 (2.16%) Retail
6 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.54%) Publishing
8 4 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (0.93%) Front Office
9 3 (0.93%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.48%) .NET
1 21 (6.48%) Kafka
2 18 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (4.63%) Web Services
4 11 (3.40%) Spring
5 10 (3.09%) Node.js
6 7 (2.16%) Spring Boot
7 5 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.23%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.23%) REST
9 3 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.62%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.62%) CSS
10 2 (0.62%) HTML
10 2 (0.62%) HTML5
10 2 (0.62%) React
11 1 (0.31%) LAMP
11 1 (0.31%) SOAP
11 1 (0.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.40%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.47%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.47%) Digital Media
3 8 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (1.85%) Cloud Native
4 6 (1.85%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.31%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.31%) Derivative
8 1 (0.31%) Equities
8 1 (0.31%) PKI
8 1 (0.31%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.31%) Social Media
8 1 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 117 (36.11%) Linux
2 35 (10.80%) Windows
3 29 (8.95%) Unix
4 21 (6.48%) CentOS
5 17 (5.25%) Ubuntu
6 16 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (100.00%) DevOps
2 168 (51.85%) Infrastructure as Code
3 75 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (22.84%) Fintech
5 47 (14.51%) Microservices
6 45 (13.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 37 (11.42%) Configuration Management
8 36 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (8.64%) Artificial Intelligence
10 26 (8.02%) Software Engineering
11 23 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (7.10%) Infrastructure Automation
12 22 (6.79%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.56%) Data Development
14 17 (5.25%) Machine Learning
15 16 (4.94%) Test Automation
16 15 (4.63%) Automated Trading
17 14 (4.32%) Deployment Automation
17 14 (4.32%) Target Operating Model
17 14 (4.32%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (40.12%) Python
2 57 (17.59%) Bash Shell
3 49 (15.12%) Java
4 39 (12.04%) PowerShell
5 34 (10.49%) Go
6 32 (9.88%) SQL
7 21 (6.48%) C#
8 13 (4.01%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.16%) Ruby
11 5 (1.54%) C++
12 3 (0.93%) PHP
13 2 (0.62%) Java 8
14 1 (0.31%) Groovy
14 1 (0.31%) Perl
14 1 (0.31%) Rust
Qualifications
1 19 (5.86%) AWS Certification
2 9 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 9 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.47%) Degree
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 201 (62.04%) Docker
2 13 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 231 (71.30%) Terraform
2 220 (67.90%) Kubernetes
3 128 (39.51%) Ansible
4 67 (20.68%) Puppet
5 42 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (10.80%) Prometheus
7 20 (6.17%) Grafana
8 8 (2.47%) Rancher
9 7 (2.16%) Istio
10 5 (1.54%) Nagios
10 5 (1.54%) Packer
11 4 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.62%) Mesos
12 2 (0.62%) Salt
13 1 (0.31%) Consul
13 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.31%) Kubeflow
13 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (4.94%) VMware
2 15 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.16%) Google
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle
5 4 (1.23%) Splunk
6 3 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.62%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.31%) Aruba
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco
8 1 (0.31%) Databricks