Period
to 17 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 277 358
Rank change year-on-year -21 +81 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 36 82 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.65% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.67% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 71 15
North West median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +2.68% +1.82%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £71,250 £69,696
England 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 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 10,059 12,166 12,741
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.89% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,584 9,883 10,468
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,344 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North West

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Manchester +9 35 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Cheshire +14 1 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 North West region featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (77.78%) Ansible
3 28 (77.78%) Linux
4 25 (69.44%) Python
4 25 (69.44%) Terraform
5 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
6 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (55.56%) Docker
8 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
9 18 (50.00%) Configuration Management
10 17 (47.22%) Bash Shell
11 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (38.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
12 14 (38.89%) Ruby
12 14 (38.89%) Puppet
12 14 (38.89%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (36.11%) Public Cloud
13 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (36.11%) Windows
14 12 (33.33%) Prometheus
14 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
15 11 (30.56%) IIS
15 11 (30.56%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (27.78%) Kibana
16 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (25.00%) Sensu

Senior 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 11 (30.56%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (30.56%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) CloudStack
4 3 (8.33%) Confluence
4 3 (8.33%) nginx
5 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 30 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (38.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (25.00%) GitHub
6 8 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (22.22%) Amazon S3
7 6 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (13.89%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (13.89%) Serverless
8 5 (13.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DHCP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) MariaDB
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) RethinkDB
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
2 14 (38.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 8 (22.22%) Travis CI
4 4 (11.11%) Vagrant
5 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
5 3 (8.33%) Gerrit
5 3 (8.33%) GoCD
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (8.33%) Robot Framework
5 3 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.78%) GitLab
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Sensu
2 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (8.33%) LAMP
3 3 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.33%) WCF
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
2 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (25.00%) Microservices
8 7 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
8 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
9 6 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (16.67%) Product Management
10 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
10 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.89%) High Availability
10 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
10 5 (13.89%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Python
2 17 (47.22%) Bash Shell
3 14 (38.89%) Ruby
4 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (16.67%) Go
6 4 (11.11%) Perl
7 3 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) AWS Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Docker
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (8.33%) Varnish
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (77.78%) Ansible
2 25 (69.44%) Terraform
3 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
4 14 (38.89%) Puppet
5 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (33.33%) Prometheus
7 10 (27.78%) Kibana
8 9 (25.00%) Graphite
9 8 (22.22%) Grafana
10 6 (16.67%) ZABBIX
11 5 (13.89%) logstash
12 3 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (8.33%) Graylog
12 3 (8.33%) HAProxy
13 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 8 (22.22%) New Relic
2 5 (13.89%) AppDynamics
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (8.33%) SaltStack
3 3 (8.33%) Splunk
3 3 (8.33%) Trend Micro
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (5.56%) Veeam