Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Development Operations Engineer
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 176 278
Rank change year-on-year +48 +102 +118
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 2007 1473 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.66% 1.95% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.03% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 1324 942
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £76,475
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London +27 311 £70,000 +3.70% 38
West London +76 114 £60,000 +5.73% 7
South London +4 19 £67,500 +68.75% 3
East London -23 15 £50,000 -20.00% 5
North London -2 2 £57,500 -4.17%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 2007 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1332 (66.37%) Linux
3 1116 (55.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1063 (52.96%) Ansible
5 1010 (50.32%) Python
6 992 (49.43%) Puppet
7 911 (45.39%) Docker
8 839 (41.80%) Jenkins
9 728 (36.27%) Opscode Chef
10 706 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
11 619 (30.84%) Continuous Integration
12 595 (29.65%) Configuration Management
13 529 (26.36%) Kubernetes
14 512 (25.51%) Finance
15 490 (24.41%) Java
16 487 (24.27%) Bash Shell
17 476 (23.72%) Windows
18 469 (23.37%) Terraform
19 464 (23.12%) Ruby
20 422 (21.03%) Git (software)
21 412 (20.53%) Microsoft Azure
22 354 (17.64%) PowerShell
23 317 (15.79%) Perl
24 295 (14.70%) TeamCity
25 286 (14.25%) MySQL
26 266 (13.25%) JIRA
27 262 (13.05%) Apache
28 251 (12.51%) Unix
29 247 (12.31%) Open Source
30 240 (11.96%) SQL

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 262 (13.05%) Apache
2 210 (10.46%) Elasticsearch
3 194 (9.67%) Tomcat
4 192 (9.57%) nginx
5 172 (8.57%) IIS
6 139 (6.93%) Confluence
7 137 (6.83%) OpenStack
8 56 (2.79%) Apache Spark
9 55 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 45 (2.24%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.85%) CloudStack
12 16 (0.80%) CMS
13 15 (0.75%) NServiceBus
14 14 (0.70%) SharePoint
15 13 (0.65%) JBoss
15 13 (0.65%) Jetty
16 12 (0.60%) MS Exchange
17 10 (0.50%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.50%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.45%) uWSGI
Applications
1 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.100%) HipChat
3 1 (0.050%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.20%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.20%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.100%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.050%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1116 (55.61%) Amazon AWS
2 412 (20.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 208 (10.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 138 (6.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 138 (6.88%) IaaS
5 134 (6.68%) PaaS
6 121 (6.03%) SaaS
7 104 (5.18%) Amazon EC2
8 62 (3.09%) Amazon S3
9 61 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 53 (2.64%) Serverless
11 50 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
12 45 (2.24%) GitHub
13 44 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
13 44 (2.19%) npm
14 41 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
15 36 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 35 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
17 26 (1.30%) Route 53
18 24 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 200 (9.97%) Firewall
2 134 (6.68%) DNS
3 62 (3.09%) VPN
4 61 (3.04%) TCP/IP
5 57 (2.84%) HTTP
6 50 (2.49%) Internet
7 38 (1.89%) SSL
8 32 (1.59%) SMTP
9 29 (1.44%) DHCP
10 28 (1.40%) LDAP
11 25 (1.25%) WAN
12 23 (1.15%) VLAN
13 21 (1.05%) SAN
14 20 (1.00%) DMZ
15 19 (0.95%) BGP
16 12 (0.60%) IMAP
16 12 (0.60%) VoIP
17 11 (0.55%) SSH
18 9 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (14.25%) MySQL
2 173 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 168 (8.37%) MongoDB
4 134 (6.68%) NoSQL
5 108 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (4.38%) Redis
7 82 (4.09%) Big Data
8 78 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
9 63 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (2.64%) Hadoop
11 41 (2.04%) Relational Database
12 26 (1.30%) Blockchain
13 23 (1.15%) MariaDB
14 22 (1.10%) Event Store
15 21 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 21 (1.05%) Couchbase
16 17 (0.85%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.80%) InfluxDB
18 13 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
19 12 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 839 (41.80%) Jenkins
2 422 (21.03%) Git (software)
3 295 (14.70%) TeamCity
4 266 (13.25%) JIRA
5 186 (9.27%) Maven
6 179 (8.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 152 (7.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 111 (5.53%) Subversion
9 102 (5.08%) Visual Studio
10 76 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 65 (3.24%) Vagrant
12 60 (2.99%) gulp
13 58 (2.89%) Bitbucket
14 55 (2.74%) Hudson
15 49 (2.44%) Gradle
16 48 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
17 46 (2.29%) Ant
18 36 (1.79%) Travis CI
19 35 (1.74%) MSBuild
20 32 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 512 (25.51%) Finance
2 222 (11.06%) Banking
3 103 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 99 (4.93%) Games
5 97 (4.83%) Retail Banking
6 94 (4.68%) Telecoms
7 77 (3.84%) Marketing
8 61 (3.04%) Retail
9 48 (2.39%) Front Office
10 42 (2.09%) Electronics
10 42 (2.09%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.40%) Legal
12 24 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.95%) Publishing
14 18 (0.90%) Online Betting
15 16 (0.80%) Advertising
16 14 (0.70%) Automotive
16 14 (0.70%) Law
17 6 (0.30%) Back Office
18 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (11.16%) .NET
2 151 (7.52%) Web Services
3 149 (7.42%) Elastic Stack
4 122 (6.08%) Node.js
5 90 (4.48%) LAMP
6 80 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
7 71 (3.54%) LEMP Stack
8 64 (3.19%) Kafka
9 43 (2.14%) ActiveMQ
10 41 (2.04%) Spring
11 40 (1.99%) RESTful
12 38 (1.89%) JSON
13 31 (1.54%) Sensu
14 30 (1.49%) ASP.NET
15 27 (1.35%) XML
16 26 (1.30%) HTML
17 25 (1.25%) Django
17 25 (1.25%) REST
18 23 (1.15%) SOAP
19 21 (1.05%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 137 (6.83%) Fintech
2 106 (5.28%) Data Centre
3 99 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 86 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
5 52 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (2.34%) Public Cloud
7 43 (2.14%) Credit Risk
8 42 (2.09%) Clustering
8 42 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 35 (1.74%) Private Cloud
10 25 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 24 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
14 18 (0.90%) Replication
15 13 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.55%) Cybercrime
16 11 (0.55%) Online Games
16 11 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1332 (66.37%) Linux
2 476 (23.72%) Windows
3 251 (12.51%) Unix
4 204 (10.16%) CentOS
5 184 (9.17%) Windows Server
6 157 (7.82%) Ubuntu
7 141 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (2.34%) Debian
9 36 (1.79%) CoreOS
10 24 (1.20%) Solaris
11 22 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.90%) Fedora
13 14 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.35%) Android
15 7 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.30%) AIX
16 6 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
17 5 (0.25%) VMS
18 4 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2007 (100.00%) DevOps
2 706 (35.18%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (30.84%) Continuous Integration
4 595 (29.65%) Configuration Management
5 247 (12.31%) Open Source
6 210 (10.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 208 (10.36%) Test Automation
8 177 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 175 (8.72%) Microservices
10 163 (8.12%) Software Engineering
11 157 (7.82%) Continuous Deployment
12 154 (7.67%) Scrum
13 133 (6.63%) TDD
14 132 (6.58%) Migration
15 129 (6.43%) Release Management
16 125 (6.23%) High Availability
17 106 (5.28%) Asset Management
18 99 (4.93%) Wealth Management
19 96 (4.78%) SDLC
20 79 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1010 (50.32%) Python
2 490 (24.41%) Java
3 487 (24.27%) Bash Shell
4 464 (23.12%) Ruby
5 354 (17.64%) PowerShell
6 317 (15.79%) Perl
7 240 (11.96%) SQL
8 175 (8.72%) Go
9 173 (8.62%) JavaScript
10 143 (7.13%) PHP
11 138 (6.88%) C#
12 129 (6.43%) Shell Script
13 63 (3.14%) Groovy
14 56 (2.79%) VBScript
15 54 (2.69%) VB
16 51 (2.54%) C++
17 26 (1.30%) Scala
18 21 (1.05%) C
19 18 (0.90%) Korn
20 17 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 89 (4.43%) Degree
2 63 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.69%) AWS Certification
5 27 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.45%) RHCE
7 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.100%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.100%) MCITP
9 2 (0.100%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.050%) CCNA
10 1 (0.050%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.050%) CISM
10 1 (0.050%) CISSP
10 1 (0.050%) MCSA
10 1 (0.050%) MCSE
10 1 (0.050%) MCTS
10 1 (0.050%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.93%) QA
2 43 (2.14%) GCP
3 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.35%) SLA
6 5 (0.25%) SSAE 16
7 3 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.100%) DICOM
8 2 (0.100%) HL7
8 2 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 911 (45.39%) Docker
2 104 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 96 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 49 (2.44%) LXC
6 31 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.49%) Varnish
8 29 (1.44%) Xen
9 26 (1.30%) NFS
9 26 (1.30%) vSphere
10 13 (0.65%) iptables
11 12 (0.60%) Hyper-V
12 11 (0.55%) Postfix
12 11 (0.55%) XenServer
13 10 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.50%) KVM
14 9 (0.45%) etcd
15 8 (0.40%) Kamailio
16 7 (0.35%) BIND 9
16 7 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1063 (52.96%) Ansible
2 992 (49.43%) Puppet
3 728 (36.27%) Opscode Chef
4 529 (26.36%) Kubernetes
5 469 (23.37%) Terraform
6 192 (9.57%) Nagios
7 82 (4.09%) Kibana
8 74 (3.69%) Packer
9 73 (3.64%) logstash
10 58 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
11 55 (2.74%) Salt
12 54 (2.69%) Grafana
13 53 (2.64%) HAProxy
14 50 (2.49%) Prometheus
15 47 (2.34%) Icinga
16 45 (2.24%) ZABBIX
17 44 (2.19%) PowerBroker
18 37 (1.84%) Mesos
19 34 (1.69%) Consul
20 23 (1.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 218 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 211 (10.51%) Red Hat
3 179 (8.92%) VMware
4 127 (6.33%) Google
5 115 (5.73%) Splunk
6 72 (3.59%) Oracle
7 70 (3.49%) Atlassian
8 59 (2.94%) SaltStack
9 44 (2.19%) New Relic
10 42 (2.09%) SAP
11 39 (1.94%) Cisco
12 36 (1.79%) AppDynamics
13 23 (1.15%) IBM
14 22 (1.10%) HP
14 22 (1.10%) Rackspace
15 17 (0.85%) ServiceNow
16 14 (0.70%) F5
16 14 (0.70%) Sybase
17 12 (0.60%) TIBCO
18 9 (0.45%) Solace