Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 93 102
Rank change year-on-year +44 +9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,204 1,746 2,034
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.06% 3.41% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 3.59% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,208 1,439 1,949
Median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 22,209 48,643 59,938
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.41% 94.87% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18,631 39,862 49,692
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in London.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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 15 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
Central London +43 333 £75,000 - 83
South London +17 66 £72,500 -3.33% 14
East London +16 13 £50,000 -10.71% 14
West London +25 12 £65,000 -7.14% 24
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 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 London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 1,204 (100.00%) DevOps
2 767 (63.70%) AWS
3 732 (60.80%) Terraform
4 703 (58.39%) Kubernetes
5 614 (51.00%) Docker
6 548 (45.51%) Python
7 496 (41.20%) Linux
8 464 (38.54%) Jenkins
9 459 (38.12%) Ansible
10 435 (36.13%) Azure
11 362 (30.07%) Infrastructure as Code
12 327 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
13 303 (25.17%) Puppet
14 240 (19.93%) Finance
15 230 (19.10%) Java
16 229 (19.02%) Fintech
17 223 (18.52%) Configuration Management
18 207 (17.19%) GCP
19 204 (16.94%) Git (software)
20 194 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
21 190 (15.78%) Bash Shell
21 190 (15.78%) Microservices
22 184 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
23 172 (14.29%) PowerShell
24 167 (13.87%) Windows
25 161 (13.37%) Go
26 160 (13.29%) AWS CloudFormation
27 147 (12.21%) C#
28 138 (11.46%) GitLab
29 134 (11.13%) Software Engineering

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 46 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (2.57%) IIS
3 26 (2.16%) Confluence
4 23 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.00%) Apache
6 6 (0.50%) nginx
7 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.25%) Ethereum
9 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.17%) Drupal
10 2 (0.17%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.17%) WordPress
11 1 (0.083%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.083%) Apache TomEE
11 1 (0.083%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.083%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.33%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.083%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 767 (63.70%) AWS
2 435 (36.13%) Azure
3 207 (17.19%) GCP
4 160 (13.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 122 (10.13%) Serverless
6 99 (8.22%) GitHub
7 91 (7.56%) Amazon EKS
8 86 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
9 84 (6.98%) SaaS
10 73 (6.06%) PaaS
11 70 (5.81%) IaaS
12 63 (5.23%) Amazon ECS
12 63 (5.23%) Datadog
13 62 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
14 51 (4.24%) Amazon S3
15 36 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 34 (2.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
17 32 (2.66%) Amazon ELB
18 31 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
19 30 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.65%) Firewall
2 42 (3.49%) DNS
3 26 (2.16%) Network Security
4 23 (1.91%) VPN
5 20 (1.66%) HTTP
6 17 (1.41%) SSH
7 15 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.16%) Internet
9 12 (1.00%) DHCP
10 10 (0.83%) SSL
11 9 (0.75%) SAN
12 8 (0.66%) FTP
12 8 (0.66%) SMTP
13 6 (0.50%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.50%) LAN
13 6 (0.50%) Multicast
13 6 (0.50%) tcpdump
13 6 (0.50%) VLAN
13 6 (0.50%) WAN
14 5 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 52 (4.32%) Big Data
4 47 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
5 35 (2.91%) MySQL
6 31 (2.57%) MongoDB
7 28 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 27 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (1.83%) Redis
10 18 (1.50%) Blockchain
11 14 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.66%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.58%) InfluxDB
14 6 (0.50%) BigQuery
15 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.42%) SQLite
16 4 (0.33%) Data Lake
16 4 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 464 (38.54%) Jenkins
2 204 (16.94%) Git (software)
3 138 (11.46%) GitLab
4 96 (7.97%) TeamCity
5 74 (6.15%) JIRA
6 63 (5.23%) Bitbucket
7 62 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 53 (4.40%) SonarQube
9 43 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (3.32%) Selenium
11 27 (2.24%) Cucumber
11 27 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (2.24%) Subversion
12 26 (2.16%) CircleCI
13 25 (2.08%) Maven
14 22 (1.83%) Artifactory
15 21 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.25%) Travis CI
17 13 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
18 12 (1.00%) Gerrit
General
1 240 (19.93%) Finance
2 97 (8.06%) Banking
3 47 (3.90%) Games
4 34 (2.82%) Public Sector
5 17 (1.41%) Publishing
6 14 (1.16%) Retail
7 10 (0.83%) Advertising
7 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.83%) Legal
8 9 (0.75%) Law
9 8 (0.66%) Front Office
10 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.58%) Marketing
11 6 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.42%) Billing
13 4 (0.33%) Back Office
13 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Electronics
16 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (8.31%) .NET
2 83 (6.89%) Node.js
3 51 (4.24%) Kafka
4 49 (4.07%) Elastic Stack
5 37 (3.07%) Web Services
6 26 (2.16%) React
7 24 (1.99%) YAML
8 15 (1.25%) LDAP
9 13 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.83%) .NET Core
12 9 (0.75%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.75%) REST
13 7 (0.58%) Sensu
14 6 (0.50%) Symfony
15 5 (0.42%) Django
15 5 (0.42%) Lambda Expressions
16 4 (0.33%) JSON
16 4 (0.33%) Velocity
16 4 (0.33%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.47%) Cloud Native
2 68 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (5.32%) Public Cloud
4 25 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.99%) Social Network
6 23 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 19 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (1.16%) Replication
10 11 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.75%) FMCG
12 9 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.66%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.50%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.42%) Equities
15 5 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 496 (41.20%) Linux
2 167 (13.87%) Windows
3 71 (5.90%) Unix
4 45 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.65%) CentOS
6 42 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (2.16%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.74%) Debian
9 16 (1.33%) CoreOS
9 16 (1.33%) zOS
10 9 (0.75%) VMS
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.17%) Android
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.083%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,204 (100.00%) DevOps
2 362 (30.07%) Infrastructure as Code
3 327 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (19.02%) Fintech
5 223 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 194 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
7 190 (15.78%) Microservices
8 134 (11.13%) Software Engineering
9 130 (10.80%) Test Automation
10 117 (9.72%) TDD
11 113 (9.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 111 (9.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 87 (7.23%) Deployment Automation
14 83 (6.89%) Infrastructure Automation
15 75 (6.23%) Machine Learning
16 70 (5.81%) Migration
17 65 (5.40%) Problem-Solving
18 62 (5.15%) Computer Science
18 62 (5.15%) Mentoring
19 61 (5.07%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 548 (45.51%) Python
2 230 (19.10%) Java
3 190 (15.78%) Bash Shell
4 172 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 161 (13.37%) Go
6 147 (12.21%) C#
7 115 (9.55%) JavaScript
8 92 (7.64%) Ruby
9 62 (5.15%) SQL
10 34 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 32 (2.66%) PHP
12 27 (2.24%) C++
13 24 (1.99%) Perl
14 23 (1.91%) Groovy
15 11 (0.91%) Clojure
15 11 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.83%) C
17 7 (0.58%) Scala
18 4 (0.33%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 71 (5.90%) SC Cleared
3 66 (5.48%) Degree
4 34 (2.82%) AWS Certification
5 21 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (1.66%) CCNA
6 20 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.25%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.17%) OSCE
10 2 (0.17%) OSCP
11 1 (0.083%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.83%) QA
2 9 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.50%) EMIR
5 5 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.42%) MiFID
6 3 (0.25%) GDPR
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) NIST
8 1 (0.083%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.083%) FINRA
8 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 614 (51.00%) Docker
2 38 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.83%) vSphere
6 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.42%) DFS Replication
7 5 (0.42%) Firmware
8 4 (0.33%) Xen
8 4 (0.33%) XenApp
8 4 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.083%) KVM
Systems Management
1 732 (60.80%) Terraform
2 703 (58.39%) Kubernetes
3 459 (38.12%) Ansible
4 303 (25.17%) Puppet
5 184 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (9.39%) Grafana
7 106 (8.80%) Prometheus
8 43 (3.57%) Istio
9 25 (2.08%) Fortio
9 25 (2.08%) Kiali
9 25 (2.08%) Salt
10 18 (1.50%) Packer
11 16 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
11 16 (1.33%) Nagios
12 13 (1.08%) Kibana
13 12 (1.00%) Graphite
13 12 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.83%) Control-M
14 10 (0.83%) Rancher
15 9 (0.75%) Consul
Vendors
1 97 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 66 (5.48%) Google
3 58 (4.82%) VMware
4 27 (2.24%) Atlassian
5 25 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 25 (2.08%) Splunk
6 23 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.41%) New Relic
8 14 (1.16%) Cisco
9 13 (1.08%) SAP
10 12 (1.00%) Dynatrace
11 11 (0.91%) AppDynamics
11 11 (0.91%) Citrix
12 10 (0.83%) Adobe
12 10 (0.83%) hybris
13 9 (0.75%) IBM
13 9 (0.75%) SaltStack
14 7 (0.58%) Juniper
15 5 (0.42%) Oracle
15 5 (0.42%) Sophos