Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 86 77
Rank change year-on-year +51 -9 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 295 306 383
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.81% 3.36% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 3.53% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 328 288 398
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £54,275 £48,375 £50,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £112,500 £105,375
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 4,046 8,666 9,906
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 95.23% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,521 7,580 8,923
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 - 2 £45,000 -
DevOps Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 295 (100.00%) DevOps
2 198 (67.12%) AWS
3 189 (64.07%) Terraform
4 186 (63.05%) Kubernetes
5 175 (59.32%) Docker
6 145 (49.15%) Python
7 136 (46.10%) Jenkins
8 122 (41.36%) Infrastructure as Code
9 117 (39.66%) Ansible
10 103 (34.92%) Azure
11 97 (32.88%) Puppet
12 92 (31.19%) Linux
13 69 (23.39%) Fintech
13 69 (23.39%) Bash Shell
14 64 (21.69%) Finance
15 59 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
16 53 (17.97%) Git (software)
17 50 (16.95%) GCP
18 49 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
19 48 (16.27%) Java
20 46 (15.59%) AWS CloudFormation
21 45 (15.25%) Configuration Management
22 42 (14.24%) Microservices
23 38 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
24 36 (12.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
25 33 (11.19%) Microsoft
26 31 (10.51%) C#
27 28 (9.49%) Grafana
28 27 (9.15%) Prometheus
28 27 (9.15%) Test 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 8 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.03%) Confluence
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
3 2 (0.68%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.34%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) JBoss
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 198 (67.12%) AWS
2 103 (34.92%) Azure
3 50 (16.95%) GCP
4 46 (15.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (8.47%) IaaS
6 20 (6.78%) SaaS
7 17 (5.76%) Datadog
8 16 (5.42%) PaaS
9 14 (4.75%) Amazon ECS
9 14 (4.75%) GitHub
10 12 (4.07%) Serverless
11 11 (3.73%) Amazon EKS
11 11 (3.73%) AWS Fargate
12 10 (3.39%) OpenShift
13 9 (3.05%) AWS CodeBuild
13 9 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (2.71%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 8 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (2.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.44%) Firewall
2 14 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.41%) Network Security
4 9 (3.05%) Multicast
4 9 (3.05%) tcpdump
5 5 (1.69%) DNS
5 5 (1.69%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) DHCP
6 1 (0.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (2.71%) MySQL
5 7 (2.37%) Big Data
5 7 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.02%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.02%) Redis
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.34%) HBase
9 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 136 (46.10%) Jenkins
2 53 (17.97%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.76%) TeamCity
4 15 (5.08%) GitLab
5 14 (4.75%) Bitbucket
6 11 (3.73%) JIRA
7 9 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (2.37%) CircleCI
9 7 (2.37%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.69%) Maven
11 4 (1.36%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.36%) Gradle
11 4 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.36%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.02%) Selenium
12 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.68%) JMeter
13 2 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 64 (21.69%) Finance
2 16 (5.42%) Banking
3 14 (4.75%) Games
4 12 (4.07%) Publishing
5 10 (3.39%) Advertising
6 7 (2.37%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.03%) Law
8 3 (1.02%) Retail
8 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.78%) .NET
2 17 (5.76%) Web Services
3 14 (4.75%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (4.75%) Node.js
4 10 (3.39%) YAML
5 7 (2.37%) Sensu
6 6 (2.03%) Kafka
7 3 (1.02%) Symfony
8 2 (0.68%) LAMP
8 2 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.68%) LDAP
8 2 (0.68%) React
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.34%) OAuth
9 1 (0.34%) SAML
9 1 (0.34%) Spring
9 1 (0.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.42%) Public Cloud
2 15 (5.08%) Cloud Native
3 14 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.71%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.03%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.36%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.02%) FMCG
8 3 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (31.19%) Linux
2 24 (8.14%) Windows
3 18 (6.10%) Unix
4 13 (4.41%) CentOS
5 9 (3.05%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (100.00%) DevOps
2 122 (41.36%) Infrastructure as Code
3 69 (23.39%) Fintech
4 49 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (15.25%) Configuration Management
6 42 (14.24%) Microservices
7 38 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (12.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 27 (9.15%) Test Automation
10 25 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
11 24 (8.14%) Infrastructure Automation
12 20 (6.78%) Software Engineering
13 17 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (5.42%) High Availability
15 15 (5.08%) Machine Learning
15 15 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 15 (5.08%) Software Delivery
16 14 (4.75%) Data Science
17 13 (4.41%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 145 (49.15%) Python
2 69 (23.39%) Bash Shell
3 48 (16.27%) Java
4 31 (10.51%) C#
5 24 (8.14%) Go
6 21 (7.12%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.08%) Ruby
8 14 (4.75%) SQL
9 13 (4.41%) PHP
10 9 (3.05%) Groovy
11 7 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.69%) C++
13 2 (0.68%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.68%) Scala
14 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (6.78%) Degree
2 12 (4.07%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.36%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 175 (59.32%) Docker
2 15 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.34%) HDFS
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 189 (64.07%) Terraform
2 186 (63.05%) Kubernetes
3 117 (39.66%) Ansible
4 97 (32.88%) Puppet
5 59 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (9.49%) Grafana
7 27 (9.15%) Prometheus
8 8 (2.71%) Control-M
9 7 (2.37%) Salt
10 6 (2.03%) Istio
11 5 (1.69%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.36%) Kibana
12 4 (1.36%) Rancher
12 4 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.68%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.68%) Nagios
14 2 (0.68%) Packer
15 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.41%) VMware
3 7 (2.37%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.69%) IBM
5 4 (1.36%) Adobe
5 4 (1.36%) hybris
5 4 (1.36%) New Relic
5 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.36%) SAP
5 4 (1.36%) Splunk
6 3 (1.02%) Fortinet
7 2 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix
8 1 (0.34%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.34%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle
8 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.34%) Sybase