Period
to 25 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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

Senior Development Operations Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 522 648 792
Rank change year-on-year +126 +144 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 678 552 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 565 446 357
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £53,750 £46,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%

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 125,214 152,472 159,833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.20% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 100,583 123,648 129,495
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in England

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in England

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in England

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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 +141 441 £80,000 +6.67% 54
South East +74 88 £72,500 +11.54% 9
North of England -22 64 £60,000 +14.29% 10
South West +41 45 £68,750 +14.58% 10
North West -7 42 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Yorkshire +7 19 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Midlands +58 17 £55,000 -8.33% 4
East of England +65 14 £65,000 +18.18% 6
East Midlands +41 12 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +27 5 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North East -2 3 £50,000 -6.98% 1
Senior DevOps Engineer
UK

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 678 (100.00%) DevOps
2 479 (70.65%) AWS
3 388 (57.23%) Python
4 381 (56.19%) Linux
5 380 (56.05%) Docker
6 376 (55.46%) Ansible
7 339 (50.00%) Kubernetes
8 336 (49.56%) Terraform
9 291 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
10 259 (38.20%) Jenkins
11 256 (37.76%) Puppet
12 209 (30.83%) Azure
13 184 (27.14%) Configuration Management
14 177 (26.11%) Windows
15 176 (25.96%) Opscode Chef
16 174 (25.66%) Bash Shell
17 159 (23.45%) Infrastructure as Code
18 154 (22.71%) Git (software)
19 148 (21.83%) Java
20 139 (20.50%) Finance
21 137 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
22 130 (19.17%) GCP
23 123 (18.14%) PowerShell
24 121 (17.85%) Microservices
25 100 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
26 98 (14.45%) Elastic Stack
27 94 (13.86%) Ruby
28 92 (13.57%) Amazon EC2
29 87 (12.83%) Software Engineering
30 86 (12.68%) Mentoring

Senior DevOps Engineer 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 68 (10.03%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (6.05%) IIS
3 36 (5.31%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.65%) nginx
5 16 (2.36%) Apache
5 16 (2.36%) Confluence
6 15 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.44%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.15%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Drupal
11 1 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (1.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 479 (70.65%) AWS
2 209 (30.83%) Azure
3 130 (19.17%) GCP
4 92 (13.57%) Amazon EC2
5 72 (10.62%) Serverless
6 67 (9.88%) Amazon S3
7 58 (8.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 56 (8.26%) AWS Lambda
9 51 (7.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 47 (6.93%) GitHub
10 47 (6.93%) IaaS
10 47 (6.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 44 (6.49%) Amazon ECS
12 39 (5.75%) SaaS
13 36 (5.31%) Amazon SQS
14 34 (5.01%) Route 53
15 32 (4.72%) PaaS
16 16 (2.36%) Akamai
17 15 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (2.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.31%) DNS
2 34 (5.01%) Firewall
2 34 (5.01%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.83%) VPN
4 20 (2.95%) DHCP
5 11 (1.62%) SSL
6 9 (1.33%) HTTP
7 6 (0.88%) Network Security
7 6 (0.88%) SAN
8 5 (0.74%) DMZ
9 4 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.59%) SMTP
9 4 (0.59%) VLAN
10 3 (0.44%) Internet
10 3 (0.44%) SNMP
10 3 (0.44%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.44%) Amazon RDS
2 51 (7.52%) MySQL
3 46 (6.78%) Big Data
4 28 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 26 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.24%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.51%) MariaDB
9 16 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.21%) SQL Server
11 12 (1.77%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.47%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.33%) Redis
14 8 (1.18%) Data Lake
14 8 (1.18%) DataStage
15 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.88%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
16 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 259 (38.20%) Jenkins
2 154 (22.71%) Git (software)
3 53 (7.82%) TeamCity
4 48 (7.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 40 (5.90%) JIRA
6 38 (5.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (3.54%) GitLab
8 23 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (3.10%) Travis CI
10 18 (2.65%) Selenium
11 17 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (2.21%) Vagrant
13 14 (2.06%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.06%) Subversion
14 11 (1.62%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.47%) Maven
16 8 (1.18%) Bitbucket Server
16 8 (1.18%) HP UFT
17 7 (1.03%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 139 (20.50%) Finance
2 47 (6.93%) Banking
3 32 (4.72%) Retail
4 20 (2.95%) Financial Institution
4 20 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.21%) Public Sector
6 11 (1.62%) Law
7 10 (1.47%) Games
8 9 (1.33%) Legal
9 8 (1.18%) Advertising
10 5 (0.74%) Automotive
11 4 (0.59%) Back Office
11 4 (0.59%) Front Office
11 4 (0.59%) Marketing
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (14.45%) Elastic Stack
2 65 (9.59%) .NET
3 60 (8.85%) Kafka
4 46 (6.78%) Web Services
5 32 (4.72%) .NET Core
6 27 (3.98%) Node.js
7 26 (3.83%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (2.36%) JSON
8 16 (2.36%) Middleware
9 15 (2.21%) Sensu
10 11 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (1.47%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.47%) LDAP
11 10 (1.47%) Velocity
12 9 (1.33%) REST
13 7 (1.03%) LAMP
14 4 (0.59%) Celery
14 4 (0.59%) Spring
14 4 (0.59%) WCF
14 4 (0.59%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.82%) Public Cloud
2 32 (4.72%) Cloud Native
3 25 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (2.06%) Replication
8 12 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.47%) Clustering
10 9 (1.33%) User Experience
11 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.18%) PKI
12 6 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.74%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.74%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.59%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 381 (56.19%) Linux
2 177 (26.11%) Windows
3 45 (6.64%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.87%) Unix
5 18 (2.65%) CentOS
6 16 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.92%) VMS
8 10 (1.47%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.03%) Debian
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Android
12 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (100.00%) DevOps
2 291 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (27.14%) Configuration Management
4 159 (23.45%) Infrastructure as Code
5 137 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (17.85%) Microservices
7 100 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 87 (12.83%) Software Engineering
9 86 (12.68%) Mentoring
10 77 (11.36%) Software Delivery
11 68 (10.03%) Fintech
12 64 (9.44%) Test Automation
13 56 (8.26%) Open Source
14 50 (7.37%) Computer Science
15 48 (7.08%) Scrum
16 43 (6.34%) Migration
17 42 (6.19%) High Availability
18 41 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
18 41 (6.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 40 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 388 (57.23%) Python
2 174 (25.66%) Bash Shell
3 148 (21.83%) Java
4 123 (18.14%) PowerShell
5 94 (13.86%) Ruby
6 64 (9.44%) Go
7 62 (9.14%) C#
8 55 (8.11%) SQL
9 46 (6.78%) Shell Script
10 36 (5.31%) JavaScript
11 30 (4.42%) Perl
12 13 (1.92%) C++
12 13 (1.92%) Scala
13 12 (1.77%) PHP
14 10 (1.47%) Groovy
15 8 (1.18%) R
16 6 (0.88%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.44%) C
18 2 (0.29%) Clojure
18 2 (0.29%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 65 (9.59%) Degree
2 27 (3.98%) AWS Certification
3 24 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.03%) RHCE
7 4 (0.59%) MCTS
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.59%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.59%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) LPIC
9 2 (0.29%) RHCT
10 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.28%) QA
2 9 (1.33%) GDPR
3 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.44%) NCSC
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 380 (56.05%) Docker
2 35 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.62%) Apache Flume
5 7 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (0.59%) oVirt
7 4 (0.59%) RHEV
7 4 (0.59%) Varnish
8 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.29%) HDFS
8 2 (0.29%) LXC
8 2 (0.29%) NFS
8 2 (0.29%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.29%) vSphere
8 2 (0.29%) XenApp
8 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 376 (55.46%) Ansible
2 339 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 336 (49.56%) Terraform
4 256 (37.76%) Puppet
5 176 (25.96%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (9.59%) Grafana
6 65 (9.59%) Prometheus
7 55 (8.11%) Packer
8 51 (7.52%) Nagios
9 36 (5.31%) Kibana
10 31 (4.57%) Salt
11 20 (2.95%) ZABBIX
12 18 (2.65%) Mesos
13 17 (2.51%) logstash
14 16 (2.36%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (2.36%) Graphite
15 15 (2.21%) Marathon
16 13 (1.92%) Rancher
17 10 (1.47%) HAProxy
18 7 (1.03%) Consul
Vendors
1 65 (9.59%) Google
2 42 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.75%) AppDynamics
3 39 (5.75%) New Relic
4 31 (4.57%) Splunk
5 22 (3.24%) VMware
6 18 (2.65%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.21%) Citrix
7 15 (2.21%) WorldPay
8 12 (1.77%) Dynatrace
9 11 (1.62%) Oracle
10 9 (1.33%) Rackspace
10 9 (1.33%) SaltStack
11 8 (1.18%) Ab Initio
11 8 (1.18%) Informatica
11 8 (1.18%) Teradata
11 8 (1.18%) Trend Micro
12 7 (1.03%) Cisco
12 7 (1.03%) F5