Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 362 496
Rank change year-on-year -90 +134 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 98 179 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.64% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 92 150 91
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -6.54% +18.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £38,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%

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 29,399 28,145 36,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.87% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,496 23,513 31,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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
Thames Valley -48 49 £52,500 - 4
Berkshire -11 42 £52,500 +2.44% 3
Surrey +4 38 £50,500 -9.01%
Oxfordshire -20 6 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex -41 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -36 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Middlesex +13 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire -24 1 £26,000 -42.22%
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 -
Linux/Unix DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Linux/Unix DevOps 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 South East region featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) DevOps
2 97 (98.98%) Linux
3 78 (79.59%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (68.37%) Python
5 43 (43.88%) Ansible
6 42 (42.86%) Puppet
7 39 (39.80%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (38.78%) Bash Shell
9 36 (36.73%) MySQL
10 34 (34.69%) Jenkins
11 32 (32.65%) Configuration Management
11 32 (32.65%) Ruby
12 31 (31.63%) Java
12 31 (31.63%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (28.57%) Perl
14 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (26.53%) SQL
16 24 (24.49%) High Availability
17 23 (23.47%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (23.47%) Task Automation
17 23 (23.47%) Windows
18 19 (19.39%) Infrastructure Management
18 19 (19.39%) Open Source
18 19 (19.39%) Service Delivery
19 18 (18.37%) Docker
20 17 (17.35%) SaaS
21 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 16 (16.33%) VMware
22 15 (15.31%) CentOS

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 14 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.22%) Apache
2 11 (11.22%) OpenStack
3 9 (9.18%) JBoss
4 5 (5.10%) nginx
4 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.08%) Confluence
6 3 (3.06%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.04%) Drupal
7 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.02%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 78 (79.59%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (17.35%) SaaS
3 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (6.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.08%) Datadog
8 3 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.04%) GitHub
9 2 (2.04%) IaaS
9 2 (2.04%) PaaS
10 1 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) LAN
1 5 (5.10%) WAN
2 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (36.73%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.16%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.06%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.16%) JIRA
4 7 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (7.14%) Travis CI
5 5 (5.10%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.06%) Gradle
6 3 (3.06%) Maven
6 3 (3.06%) Subversion
7 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.10%) Retail
2 4 (4.08%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Games
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (8.16%) .NET
3 7 (7.14%) LAMP
4 6 (6.12%) LDAP
5 5 (5.10%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.06%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (3.06%) Middleware
7 2 (2.04%) JSON
7 2 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.04%) REST
7 2 (2.04%) Web Services
8 1 (1.02%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.02%) Django
8 1 (1.02%) FastCGI
8 1 (1.02%) Kafka
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
8 1 (1.02%) SOAP
8 1 (1.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.14%) Fintech
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 97 (98.98%) Linux
2 23 (23.47%) Windows
3 16 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (15.31%) CentOS
5 14 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 10 (10.20%) Unix
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.10%) VyOS
9 3 (3.06%) DC/OS
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Debian
10 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (100.00%) DevOps
2 39 (39.80%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (32.65%) Configuration Management
4 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (24.49%) High Availability
6 23 (23.47%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (23.47%) Task Automation
7 19 (19.39%) Infrastructure Management
7 19 (19.39%) Open Source
7 19 (19.39%) Service Delivery
8 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.20%) Change Control
10 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (9.18%) Scrum
11 8 (8.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (6.12%) SDLC
13 5 (5.10%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (5.10%) Microservices
13 5 (5.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (68.37%) Python
2 38 (38.78%) Bash Shell
3 32 (32.65%) Ruby
4 31 (31.63%) Java
5 28 (28.57%) Perl
6 26 (26.53%) SQL
7 10 (10.20%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.14%) C#
9 4 (4.08%) Go
9 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.04%) Groovy
10 2 (2.04%) PHP
11 1 (1.02%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) GCP
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Docker
2 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.06%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.02%) oVirt
5 1 (1.02%) RHEV
5 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (43.88%) Ansible
2 42 (42.86%) Puppet
3 31 (31.63%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 10 (10.20%) Terraform
6 4 (4.08%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.08%) Packer
6 4 (4.08%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (3.06%) Xymon
8 2 (2.04%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (2.04%) Salt
9 1 (1.02%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.02%) Kibana
9 1 (1.02%) logstash
9 1 (1.02%) Nagios
9 1 (1.02%) Observium
9 1 (1.02%) Rancher
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) VMware
2 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle
4 10 (10.20%) Cisco
5 6 (6.12%) SaltStack
6 4 (4.08%) Google
7 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.06%) New Relic
7 3 (3.06%) Splunk
8 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.02%) Ivanti