Period
to 10 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

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

Development Operations Linux/Unix
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 453 542
Rank change year-on-year +60 +89 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 157 133 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 150 130 102
South East median annual salary £50,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.17% +9.52% +9.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29927 33003 41068
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.10% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24948 27630 34474
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in the South East

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in the South East.

Salary trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in the South East

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in the South East

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps within the South East region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Thames Valley +44 71 £50,000 -18.03% 7
Berkshire +54 55 £45,000 -28.00% 4
East Sussex -4 38 £45,000 -
Surrey +3 26 £55,000 -2.22% 2
Hampshire 0 11 £57,500 -17.86%
West Sussex - 10 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 9 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £55,000 +15.79%
Middlesex +14 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Linux/Unix DevOps
England

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, Linux/Unix DevOps 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 South East region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 157 (100.00%) DevOps
2 156 (99.36%) Linux
3 95 (60.51%) Python
4 88 (56.05%) Amazon AWS
5 84 (53.50%) Puppet
6 75 (47.77%) Bash Shell
7 73 (46.50%) Ansible
8 52 (33.12%) Opscode Chef
9 46 (29.30%) Jenkins
10 45 (28.66%) Configuration Management
11 40 (25.48%) Docker
12 39 (24.84%) MySQL
13 38 (24.20%) Perl
14 34 (21.66%) SQL
14 34 (21.66%) Git (software)
15 33 (21.02%) Java
16 31 (19.75%) Red Hat
16 31 (19.75%) SaaS
17 29 (18.47%) Windows
18 28 (17.83%) PHP
19 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (16.56%) Unix
21 25 (15.92%) Ubuntu
22 24 (15.29%) Degree
23 23 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 22 (14.01%) Finance
24 22 (14.01%) Banking
24 22 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
25 21 (13.38%) Ruby
26 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (10.19%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.55%) Apache
3 12 (7.64%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.18%) JBoss
5 5 (3.18%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.18%) nginx
6 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.91%) Confluence
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.64%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 88 (56.05%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (19.75%) SaaS
3 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.73%) Datadog
5 8 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (5.10%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (5.10%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.82%) GitHub
6 6 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.55%) PaaS
9 3 (1.91%) IaaS
9 3 (1.91%) Route 53
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) DNS
2 9 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.10%) Firewall
4 7 (4.46%) LAN
4 7 (4.46%) WAN
5 5 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.18%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (3.18%) DHCP
5 5 (3.18%) MPLS
5 5 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (3.18%) VLAN
5 5 (3.18%) VPN
6 4 (2.55%) LDAP
6 4 (2.55%) SSL
7 2 (1.27%) HTTP
7 2 (1.27%) Internet
7 2 (1.27%) IPv4
7 2 (1.27%) IPv6
7 2 (1.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.84%) MySQL
2 12 (7.64%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.73%) RDBMS
3 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.18%) Redis
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.27%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.64%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (29.30%) Jenkins
2 34 (21.66%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.73%) Vagrant
4 8 (5.10%) Subversion
5 6 (3.82%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.18%) JIRA
6 5 (3.18%) Travis CI
7 3 (1.91%) GitLab
7 3 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.27%) Maven
9 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (14.01%) Banking
1 22 (14.01%) Finance
2 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.37%) Marketing
4 9 (5.73%) Games
5 8 (5.10%) Electronics
5 8 (5.10%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.18%) Back Office
6 5 (3.18%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.83%) LAMP
2 8 (5.10%) Kafka
3 7 (4.46%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (4.46%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (4.46%) Web Services
4 5 (3.18%) .NET
5 4 (2.55%) HTML
5 4 (2.55%) OpenVZ
6 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.91%) HTML5
6 3 (1.91%) J2EE
6 3 (1.91%) Node.js
6 3 (1.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 2 (1.27%) Middleware
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.27%) PHP-FPM
7 2 (1.27%) Sensu
8 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.46%) Fintech
3 7 (4.46%) Social Media
4 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.18%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Replication
7 2 (1.27%) Xbox
8 1 (0.64%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 156 (99.36%) Linux
2 29 (18.47%) Windows
3 26 (16.56%) Unix
4 25 (15.92%) Ubuntu
5 23 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (10.19%) CentOS
7 6 (3.82%) Debian
8 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.55%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.64%) AIX
11 1 (0.64%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.64%) HPUX
11 1 (0.64%) Solaris
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (100.00%) DevOps
2 45 (28.66%) Configuration Management
3 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (7.01%) Task Automation
6 9 (5.73%) High Availability
6 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.73%) Presales
6 9 (5.73%) SDLC
6 9 (5.73%) Test Automation
7 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (5.10%) Programme Management
8 7 (4.46%) ITIL
8 7 (4.46%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.82%) Migration
9 6 (3.82%) Open Source
9 6 (3.82%) Scrum
9 6 (3.82%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 95 (60.51%) Python
2 75 (47.77%) Bash Shell
3 38 (24.20%) Perl
4 34 (21.66%) SQL
5 33 (21.02%) Java
6 28 (17.83%) PHP
7 21 (13.38%) Ruby
8 16 (10.19%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.37%) C#
10 9 (5.73%) C++
11 8 (5.10%) JavaScript
11 8 (5.10%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.82%) C
13 5 (3.18%) Groovy
14 4 (2.55%) Tcl
15 3 (1.91%) ES6
16 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.18%) AWS Certification
3 5 (3.18%) CCNA
3 5 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.55%) RHCE
5 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) GCP
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (25.48%) Docker
2 13 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.64%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (7.01%) KVM
5 8 (5.10%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.18%) LXC
6 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.18%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (3.18%) XenApp
6 5 (3.18%) XenServer
7 4 (2.55%) Xen
8 3 (1.91%) NFS
8 3 (1.91%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 84 (53.50%) Puppet
2 73 (46.50%) Ansible
3 52 (33.12%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (8.92%) Terraform
5 13 (8.28%) Nagios
6 9 (5.73%) Grafana
6 9 (5.73%) Kubernetes
6 9 (5.73%) ZABBIX
7 8 (5.10%) Prometheus
8 7 (4.46%) Cobbler
9 5 (3.18%) WSUS
10 4 (2.55%) logstash
11 3 (1.91%) Salt
12 1 (0.64%) Galera Cluster
12 1 (0.64%) Icinga
12 1 (0.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (19.75%) Red Hat
2 14 (8.92%) VMware
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle
4 8 (5.10%) SAP
5 7 (4.46%) Google
5 7 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.18%) Cisco
6 5 (3.18%) Citrix
6 5 (3.18%) F5
6 5 (3.18%) McAfee
6 5 (3.18%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.55%) Sun
8 3 (1.91%) Splunk
9 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.64%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.64%) Remedy
9 1 (0.64%) SaltStack