Period
to 31 October 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 67 96
Rank change year-on-year +31 +29 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 251 418 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.86% 4.14% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 4.34% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 267 471 383
Median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £110,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3,410 9,628 10,681
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 95.45% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,983 8,421 9,552
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +5.22%

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020, 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.

1 251 (100.00%) DevOps
2 171 (68.13%) AWS
3 154 (61.35%) Kubernetes
4 151 (60.16%) Terraform
5 143 (56.97%) Docker
6 140 (55.78%) Python
7 107 (42.63%) Jenkins
8 103 (41.04%) Azure
9 100 (39.84%) Ansible
10 97 (38.65%) Infrastructure as Code
11 93 (37.05%) Linux
12 71 (28.29%) Puppet
13 56 (22.31%) Fintech
14 54 (21.51%) Finance
15 50 (19.92%) Git (software)
16 48 (19.12%) Bash Shell
16 48 (19.12%) GCP
17 45 (17.93%) Opscode Chef
17 45 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
18 44 (17.53%) Java
19 40 (15.94%) AWS CloudFormation
20 36 (14.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 34 (13.55%) Microsoft
22 33 (13.15%) Configuration Management
23 27 (10.76%) Microservices
24 26 (10.36%) C#
24 26 (10.36%) Windows
25 22 (8.76%) Test Automation
26 21 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
27 20 (7.97%) Deployment Automation

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 9 (3.59%) Confluence
2 8 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.80%) Apache
4 2 (0.80%) Ethereum
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 171 (68.13%) AWS
2 103 (41.04%) Azure
3 48 (19.12%) GCP
4 40 (15.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (7.17%) SaaS
6 17 (6.77%) IaaS
7 16 (6.37%) PaaS
8 12 (4.78%) Amazon ECS
8 12 (4.78%) Serverless
9 11 (4.38%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (3.98%) GitHub
11 8 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (2.39%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 6 (2.39%) AWS Fargate
12 6 (2.39%) OpenShift
13 5 (1.99%) AWS CodeBuild
14 4 (1.59%) Akamai
14 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.59%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.98%) Firewall
2 14 (5.58%) Network Security
3 8 (3.19%) DNS
3 8 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.20%) Multicast
4 3 (1.20%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.80%) HTTP
5 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.80%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.80%) SSL
5 2 (0.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.19%) Big Data
3 7 (2.79%) Blockchain
3 7 (2.79%) MySQL
3 7 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.39%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.39%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.99%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.80%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.40%) HBase
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 107 (42.63%) Jenkins
2 50 (19.92%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.58%) JIRA
4 12 (4.78%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (3.98%) Bitbucket
6 10 (3.98%) GitLab
7 7 (2.79%) Selenium
8 6 (2.39%) Maven
9 4 (1.59%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.59%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.20%) Gradle
10 3 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.20%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.80%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.80%) Subversion
11 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (21.51%) Finance
2 12 (4.78%) Publishing
3 10 (3.98%) Banking
4 9 (3.59%) Advertising
4 9 (3.59%) Law
4 9 (3.59%) Retail
5 6 (2.39%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.59%) Games
7 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.78%) Web Services
2 11 (4.38%) .NET
3 10 (3.98%) YAML
4 9 (3.59%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (3.59%) Node.js
5 7 (2.79%) Kafka
6 5 (1.99%) Sensu
7 3 (1.20%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.20%) LDAP
7 3 (1.20%) Symfony
8 2 (0.80%) J2EE
8 2 (0.80%) OAuth
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.80%) SAML
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.40%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (0.40%) React
9 1 (0.40%) Spring
9 1 (0.40%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.77%) Public Cloud
2 15 (5.98%) Cloud Native
3 9 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.79%) Video on Demand
4 7 (2.79%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.20%) FMCG
7 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) Replication
7 2 (0.80%) Social Media
7 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.40%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 93 (37.05%) Linux
2 26 (10.36%) Windows
3 20 (7.97%) Unix
4 4 (1.59%) CentOS
4 4 (1.59%) Debian
4 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (100.00%) DevOps
2 97 (38.65%) Infrastructure as Code
3 56 (22.31%) Fintech
4 45 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (14.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 33 (13.15%) Configuration Management
7 27 (10.76%) Microservices
8 22 (8.76%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.97%) Data Science
10 20 (7.97%) Deployment Automation
11 18 (7.17%) Infrastructure Automation
11 18 (7.17%) Machine Learning
12 14 (5.58%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (5.58%) Software Delivery
12 14 (5.58%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.18%) Migration
13 13 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (4.38%) Auto-Scaling
14 11 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 140 (55.78%) Python
2 48 (19.12%) Bash Shell
3 44 (17.53%) Java
4 26 (10.36%) C#
5 20 (7.97%) PowerShell
6 19 (7.57%) Go
6 19 (7.57%) SQL
7 12 (4.78%) PHP
8 11 (4.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.38%) Ruby
9 9 (3.59%) Groovy
9 9 (3.59%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.79%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (6.77%) Degree
2 9 (3.59%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.59%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) EMIR
1 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (56.97%) Docker
2 13 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.40%) HDFS
6 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 154 (61.35%) Kubernetes
2 151 (60.16%) Terraform
3 100 (39.84%) Ansible
4 71 (28.29%) Puppet
5 45 (17.93%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (6.37%) Prometheus
7 11 (4.38%) Control-M
8 10 (3.98%) Grafana
9 8 (3.19%) Salt
10 5 (1.99%) Kibana
10 5 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.20%) logstash
11 3 (1.20%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.80%) Icinga
12 2 (0.80%) Istio
12 2 (0.80%) Nagios
12 2 (0.80%) WSUS
13 1 (0.40%) linkerd
13 1 (0.40%) Marathon
Vendors
1 34 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.98%) Google
3 8 (3.19%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.39%) VMware
5 5 (1.99%) IBM
6 4 (1.59%) Adobe
6 4 (1.59%) hybris
6 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.59%) SAP
6 4 (1.59%) Splunk
7 3 (1.20%) Citrix
7 3 (1.20%) New Relic
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco
8 2 (0.80%) Databricks
8 2 (0.80%) HP
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle
8 2 (0.80%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.80%) Veeam
9 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.40%) Samsung