Period
to 28 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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
UK > England
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 833 640 549
Rank change year-on-year -193 -91 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 150 506 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134 451 708
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,750 £95,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% -4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 108,303 134,516 158,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.94% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87,448 108,870 131,717
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in England

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in England.

Salary trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in England

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in England over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in England

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps within the England region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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 -126 80 £70,000 - 17
South East +34 34 £60,000 -4.00% 2
North of England +6 20 £62,500 +4.17% 1
South West +49 14 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +11 14 £62,500 +8.70% 1
East of England +27 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North West +5 6 £61,250 +2.08%
Midlands +31 5 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Midlands +42 3 £60,000 +100.00% 1
East Midlands +22 2 £58,750 -9.62% 1
Linux/Unix DevOps
UK

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 England region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 150 (100.00%) Linux
1 150 (100.00%) DevOps
2 93 (62.00%) Python
3 77 (51.33%) AWS
4 69 (46.00%) Ansible
5 65 (43.33%) Bash Shell
5 65 (43.33%) Puppet
6 61 (40.67%) Docker
7 56 (37.33%) Terraform
8 47 (31.33%) Azure
9 45 (30.00%) Kubernetes
10 43 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (28.00%) Ruby
12 40 (26.67%) Finance
12 40 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
13 35 (23.33%) Jenkins
14 30 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (19.33%) Infrastructure as Code
16 28 (18.67%) Windows
16 28 (18.67%) Open Source
17 26 (17.33%) Configuration Management
18 24 (16.00%) PowerShell
19 23 (15.33%) Unix
20 22 (14.67%) Red Hat
20 22 (14.67%) Git (software)
20 22 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
21 20 (13.33%) Grafana
21 20 (13.33%) CentOS
21 20 (13.33%) SQL
22 19 (12.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 5 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.67%) nginx
3 3 (2.00%) Confluence
4 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 77 (51.33%) AWS
2 47 (31.33%) Azure
3 17 (11.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (10.00%) GitHub
5 13 (8.67%) OpenShift
6 11 (7.33%) GCP
7 10 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (4.67%) Amazon S3
8 7 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (4.67%) Route 53
9 5 (3.33%) PaaS
10 4 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (2.00%) Serverless
12 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.33%) SaaS
12 2 (1.33%) Slack
13 1 (0.67%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.67%) AWS IoT
13 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.33%) DNS
3 5 (3.33%) HTTP
3 5 (3.33%) SSL
4 4 (2.67%) Firewall
5 2 (1.33%) DHCP
5 2 (1.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.33%) VLAN
6 1 (0.67%) Network Security
6 1 (0.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) Big Data
1 9 (6.00%) MySQL
2 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.67%) InfluxDB
5 3 (2.00%) Blockchain
5 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.33%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.33%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.67%) GitLab
4 8 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (4.67%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.67%) Vagrant
6 6 (4.00%) JIRA
6 6 (4.00%) Subversion
7 4 (2.67%) Postman
8 3 (2.00%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.33%) Maven
10 1 (0.67%) Hudson
10 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.67%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.67%) Public Sector
2 4 (2.67%) Retail
3 3 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (1.33%) Electronics
4 2 (1.33%) Front Office
4 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.33%) Marketing
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.67%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (4.00%) Node.js
4 5 (3.33%) Web Services
5 4 (2.67%) .NET
5 4 (2.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.67%) RESTful
6 3 (2.00%) LAMP
6 3 (2.00%) LDAP
7 2 (1.33%) Kafka
7 2 (1.33%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.33%) PHP-FPM
7 2 (1.33%) React
7 2 (1.33%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (8.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.00%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.33%) PMI
5 2 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (18.67%) Windows
3 23 (15.33%) Unix
4 20 (13.33%) CentOS
5 19 (12.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.67%) Debian
8 5 (3.33%) AIX
9 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.00%) VMS
10 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.67%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.67%) Solaris
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (100.00%) DevOps
2 43 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (19.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 28 (18.67%) Open Source
6 26 (17.33%) Configuration Management
7 22 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (12.67%) Deployment Automation
9 16 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (8.00%) Fintech
10 12 (8.00%) Microservices
11 11 (7.33%) Analytics
11 11 (7.33%) Cloud Operations
12 8 (5.33%) Infrastructure Automation
13 7 (4.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (4.67%) DSDM
13 7 (4.67%) RUP
13 7 (4.67%) Scrum
13 7 (4.67%) Systems Engineering
14 6 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 93 (62.00%) Python
2 65 (43.33%) Bash Shell
3 42 (28.00%) Ruby
4 24 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 20 (13.33%) SQL
6 18 (12.00%) Go
7 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.00%) Perl
9 11 (7.33%) C#
10 10 (6.67%) Shell Script
11 9 (6.00%) C
11 9 (6.00%) C++
12 8 (5.33%) Java
12 8 (5.33%) PHP
13 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.67%) Erlang
14 1 (0.67%) R
14 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.67%) Degree
3 9 (6.00%) AWS Certification
3 9 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 61 (40.67%) Docker
2 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 4 (2.67%) vSphere
4 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.67%) LXC
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 69 (46.00%) Ansible
2 65 (43.33%) Puppet
3 56 (37.33%) Terraform
4 45 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 40 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (13.33%) Grafana
7 15 (10.00%) Tivoli
8 9 (6.00%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (6.00%) Nagios
9 8 (5.33%) Prometheus
10 7 (4.67%) Cobbler
10 7 (4.67%) Packer
10 7 (4.67%) Salt
10 7 (4.67%) ZABBIX
11 5 (3.33%) Check_MK
11 5 (3.33%) Graphite
12 4 (2.67%) Consul
13 2 (1.33%) SELinux
14 1 (0.67%) Kibana
14 1 (0.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (14.67%) Red Hat
2 15 (10.00%) VMware
3 12 (8.00%) Oracle
4 7 (4.67%) EnterpriseDB
5 5 (3.33%) Google
6 4 (2.67%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.67%) Cisco
6 4 (2.67%) Fortinet
6 4 (2.67%) Juniper
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.67%) Splunk