Period
to 24 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £75,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 576 622 712
Rank change year-on-year +46 +90 +122
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 448 517 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 362 470 408
England median annual salary £75,250 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £55,375 £55,000 £47,675
90th Percentile £101,125 £96,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -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 108,214 132,948 157,992
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 95.96% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 87,384 107,554 130,831
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 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 +50 298 £80,000 - 44
South East +17 59 £80,000 +6.67% 15
North of England +55 44 £62,500 -3.85% 15
North West +47 32 £65,000 - 6
South West +43 23 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Yorkshire +34 10 £58,750 -5.55% 7
Midlands +12 10 £60,000 +4.35% 6
East of England +62 9 £62,500 - 5
West Midlands +13 7 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East Midlands +18 3 £77,500 +3.33% 2
North East +8 2 £69,921 -2.29% 2
Senior DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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.

1 448 (100.00%) DevOps
2 286 (63.84%) Docker
3 261 (58.26%) AWS
4 255 (56.92%) Kubernetes
5 250 (55.80%) Ansible
6 230 (51.34%) Linux
7 216 (48.21%) Python
8 214 (47.77%) Terraform
9 188 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
10 174 (38.84%) Puppet
11 150 (33.48%) Jenkins
12 142 (31.70%) Azure
13 124 (27.68%) Opscode Chef
14 121 (27.01%) Windows
15 118 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
16 113 (25.22%) Finance
17 112 (25.00%) Java
17 112 (25.00%) Bash Shell
18 104 (23.21%) GCP
19 103 (22.99%) Infrastructure as Code
20 95 (21.21%) Configuration Management
21 80 (17.86%) Git (software)
22 72 (16.07%) PowerShell
23 70 (15.63%) Microservices
23 70 (15.63%) Fintech
24 67 (14.96%) Google
25 61 (13.62%) AWS CloudFormation
26 52 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
27 51 (11.38%) Go
28 47 (10.49%) IaaS

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 28 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (4.91%) nginx
3 15 (3.35%) OpenStack
4 13 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.90%) IIS
5 12 (2.68%) Apache
6 11 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.89%) Confluence
9 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.22%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.22%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 261 (58.26%) AWS
2 142 (31.70%) Azure
3 104 (23.21%) GCP
4 61 (13.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 47 (10.49%) IaaS
6 35 (7.81%) Serverless
7 32 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (7.14%) SaaS
8 29 (6.47%) PaaS
9 28 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
10 26 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (4.91%) Amazon S3
12 20 (4.46%) GitHub
13 19 (4.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (3.79%) Datadog
15 14 (3.13%) Amazon EKS
16 13 (2.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 11 (2.46%) Amazon Kinesis
18 9 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 9 (2.01%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.92%) Firewall
2 26 (5.80%) VPN
3 21 (4.69%) DNS
4 13 (2.90%) SSL
4 13 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.68%) HTTP
6 7 (1.56%) DHCP
7 6 (1.34%) Internet
8 5 (1.12%) DMZ
8 5 (1.12%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.67%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.45%) BGP
10 2 (0.45%) SMTP
10 2 (0.45%) SSH
11 1 (0.22%) AMQP
11 1 (0.22%) Calico
11 1 (0.22%) Network Security
11 1 (0.22%) OSPF
11 1 (0.22%) SAN
11 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (5.58%) Big Data
3 21 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (3.79%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.57%) MySQL
6 13 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
9 8 (1.79%) Power BI
9 8 (1.79%) Redis
10 7 (1.56%) Blockchain
10 7 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.12%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.89%) HBase
13 4 (0.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 150 (33.48%) Jenkins
2 80 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.26%) TeamCity
4 29 (6.47%) JIRA
5 27 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (4.46%) GitLab
7 20 (4.46%) Maven
8 14 (3.13%) Vagrant
9 13 (2.90%) IBM UrbanCode
10 11 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (1.79%) CircleCI
12 8 (1.79%) Gatling
12 8 (1.79%) Selenium
12 8 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.56%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.56%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.34%) Travis CI
15 5 (1.12%) Artifactory
General
1 113 (25.22%) Finance
2 44 (9.82%) Banking
3 23 (5.13%) Games
4 12 (2.68%) Retail
5 10 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.01%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.89%) Automotive
8 4 (0.89%) Billing
9 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Law
9 3 (0.67%) Police
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.60%) Elastic Stack
2 42 (9.38%) .NET
3 40 (8.93%) Web Services
4 27 (6.03%) Node.js
5 22 (4.91%) Middleware
6 20 (4.46%) Kafka
7 13 (2.90%) .NET Core
7 13 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (2.01%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (1.79%) Spring Boot
10 7 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.56%) JSON
10 7 (1.56%) OAuth
11 6 (1.34%) Celery
11 6 (1.34%) Gearman
11 6 (1.34%) RESTful
12 5 (1.12%) LDAP
12 5 (1.12%) React
12 5 (1.12%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.82%) Public Cloud
2 26 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.35%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.23%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.56%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.56%) Online Gambling
9 7 (1.56%) Social Media
10 6 (1.34%) PlayStation
11 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.12%) Online Games
11 5 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 230 (51.34%) Linux
2 121 (27.01%) Windows
3 31 (6.92%) Unix
4 22 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.46%) CentOS
6 19 (4.24%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.79%) VMS
8 7 (1.56%) Android
8 7 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.34%) Mesosphere
9 6 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.12%) CoreOS
10 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.89%) Debian
11 4 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.45%) Solaris
13 1 (0.22%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (100.00%) DevOps
2 188 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
4 103 (22.99%) Infrastructure as Code
5 95 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 70 (15.63%) Fintech
6 70 (15.63%) Microservices
7 52 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 47 (10.49%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 46 (10.27%) Open Source
10 44 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 43 (9.60%) Software Engineering
12 42 (9.38%) SDLC
13 39 (8.71%) High Availability
14 38 (8.48%) Infrastructure Automation
15 34 (7.59%) Scrum
16 32 (7.14%) Test Automation
17 30 (6.70%) Computer Science
17 30 (6.70%) Integration Testing
17 30 (6.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 216 (48.21%) Python
2 112 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 112 (25.00%) Java
3 72 (16.07%) PowerShell
4 51 (11.38%) Go
5 44 (9.82%) Ruby
6 39 (8.71%) SQL
7 34 (7.59%) C#
8 31 (6.92%) JavaScript
9 20 (4.46%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.79%) Perl
11 13 (2.90%) C++
11 13 (2.90%) Groovy
12 10 (2.23%) PHP
13 9 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.89%) C
15 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.67%) Scala
16 2 (0.45%) PHP 7
16 2 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (7.37%) Degree
2 19 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.46%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.12%) RHCE
7 4 (0.89%) MCSA
7 4 (0.89%) MCSE
8 1 (0.22%) CCNP
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
1 6 (1.34%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 286 (63.84%) Docker
2 20 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (2.46%) oVirt
4 11 (2.46%) RHEV
4 11 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.12%) OpenSSH
7 4 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.89%) HDFS
7 4 (0.89%) vSphere
8 3 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.67%) NFS
9 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.45%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.22%) KVM
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 255 (56.92%) Kubernetes
2 250 (55.80%) Ansible
3 214 (47.77%) Terraform
4 174 (38.84%) Puppet
5 124 (27.68%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (7.81%) Packer
7 34 (7.59%) Prometheus
8 28 (6.25%) Salt
9 22 (4.91%) Rancher
10 17 (3.79%) Grafana
11 14 (3.13%) Kibana
12 13 (2.90%) Consul
12 13 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (2.46%) Nagios
13 11 (2.46%) StatsD
13 11 (2.46%) ZABBIX
14 9 (2.01%) logstash
15 8 (1.79%) SCCM
16 7 (1.56%) Graphite
16 7 (1.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 67 (14.96%) Google
2 45 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.91%) WorldPay
4 21 (4.69%) Splunk
5 19 (4.24%) VMware
6 17 (3.79%) AppDynamics
6 17 (3.79%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.23%) FIS
8 8 (1.79%) Citrix
8 8 (1.79%) Dynatrace
8 8 (1.79%) Oracle
9 7 (1.56%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.34%) CyberArk
10 6 (1.34%) PagerDuty
11 4 (0.89%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.89%) Hortonworks
11 4 (0.89%) Teradata
11 4 (0.89%) Veeam
12 3 (0.67%) F5
12 3 (0.67%) Remedy