Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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

Lead Development Operations Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 367 340
Rank change year-on-year +50 -27 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps Engineer 41 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.061% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.063% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 3
North West median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £72,750 £70,000 £54,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +24.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,716 12,758 11,273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.65% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,488 10,393 9,522
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead DevOps Engineer in the North West

Lead DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Lead DevOps Engineer in the North West

Lead DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead DevOps Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead DevOps Engineer in the North West

Lead DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead DevOps Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Cheshire +4 16 £60,000 -
Manchester +30 14 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Merseyside +25 7 £62,500 +4.17%
Lancashire - 1 £62,500 -
Lead DevOps Engineer
England

Lead DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, Lead 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 North West region featuring Lead DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 38 (92.68%) Linux
3 34 (82.93%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (80.49%) Ansible
4 33 (80.49%) Puppet
5 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (65.85%) Windows
6 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (63.41%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (63.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
9 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
10 22 (53.66%) VirtualBox
10 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
10 22 (53.66%) VMware
10 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (53.66%) Xen
10 22 (53.66%) Configuration Management
11 20 (48.78%) QA
12 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
12 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (41.46%) KVM
14 16 (39.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (36.59%) Terraform
16 12 (29.27%) Robotic Process Automation
16 12 (29.27%) IBM
17 11 (26.83%) Python
18 10 (24.39%) TDD
19 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
19 8 (19.51%) Docker

Lead DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
1 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (63.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (19.51%) NuGet
4 3 (7.32%) SaaS
5 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Office 365
6 1 (2.44%) PaaS
6 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) SSL
3 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
1 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Git (software)
2 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.88%) Bower
5 2 (4.88%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.44%) Chocolatey
6 1 (2.44%) WiX
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Debian
4 2 (4.88%) SUSE
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (63.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (53.66%) Configuration Management
6 16 (39.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (29.27%) Robotic Process Automation
8 10 (24.39%) TDD
9 5 (12.20%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (9.76%) Business Development
11 3 (7.32%) Benchmarking
11 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (7.32%) Load Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.32%) SDLC
11 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
12 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 2 (4.88%) Proactive Management
12 2 (4.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.63%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Go
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (48.78%) QA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
1 22 (53.66%) VirtualBox
1 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (53.66%) Xen
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 17 (41.46%) KVM
4 8 (19.51%) Docker
5 3 (7.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 34 (82.93%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (80.49%) Ansible
2 33 (80.49%) Puppet
3 15 (36.59%) Terraform
4 3 (7.32%) Cobbler
4 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.44%) Packer
5 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) IBM
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk