Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 297 340 357
Rank change year-on-year +43 +17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 45 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.26% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.27% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 9
North West median annual salary £56,250 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +13.04% +21.05%
10th Percentile £40,000 £55,625 £46,750
90th Percentile £71,343 £76,250 £70,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -

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 10,265 12,172 11,758
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 96.68% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,363 9,763 9,904
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +29 43 £53,750 -18.87% 2
Cheshire +31 1 £57,500 -11.54%
Lancashire - 1 £62,203 -
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 39 (86.67%) Ansible
3 38 (84.44%) Linux
4 35 (77.78%) Python
5 34 (75.56%) Puppet
6 33 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (73.33%) Docker
7 32 (71.11%) Jenkins
8 30 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (66.67%) Configuration Management
9 29 (64.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (64.44%) Kubernetes
10 22 (48.89%) Terraform
10 22 (48.89%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (42.22%) Ruby
12 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (35.56%) Public Cloud
13 13 (28.89%) Graphite
13 13 (28.89%) Sensu
13 13 (28.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
14 12 (26.67%) Windows
14 12 (26.67%) Perl
14 12 (26.67%) Travis CI
14 12 (26.67%) IBM Cloud
14 12 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (26.67%) Prometheus
14 12 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
15 9 (20.00%) Mentoring

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 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.22%) CloudStack
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 33 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (48.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (26.67%) IBM Cloud
5 8 (17.78%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.22%) GitHub
6 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Broadband
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (71.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (26.67%) Travis CI
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Sensu
2 12 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) LAMP
4 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 4 (8.89%) Debian
4 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.56%) Product Management
7 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) Coaching
9 3 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.67%) Microservices
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Analytical Thinking
10 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.44%) Demand Forecasting
10 2 (4.44%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Python
2 19 (42.22%) Ruby
3 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
4 12 (26.67%) Perl
5 9 (20.00%) Go
6 5 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Varnish
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (86.67%) Ansible
2 34 (75.56%) Puppet
3 30 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (64.44%) Kubernetes
5 22 (48.89%) Terraform
6 13 (28.89%) Graphite
7 12 (26.67%) Prometheus
8 2 (4.44%) Rancher
9 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
9 1 (2.22%) Consul
9 1 (2.22%) Graylog
9 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.22%) logstash
9 1 (2.22%) Packer
9 1 (2.22%) Salt
9 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Intapp
1 5 (11.11%) VMware
2 4 (8.89%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) HP