Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 467 362 472
Rank change year-on-year -105 +110 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 75 192 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.68% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71 169 124
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,500 £38,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%

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 28,698 28,139 35,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.70% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23,824 23,548 30,340
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
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 20 August 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 20 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
Thames Valley -13 46 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire -27 31 £52,500 +16.67%
Surrey +6 17 £52,500 -10.64% 1
Oxfordshire +1 14 £55,000 +2.33% 2
East Sussex -51 6 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Hampshire -27 5 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £26,000 -52.73%
West Sussex -5 1 £52,500 -
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 20 August 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 75 (100.00%) DevOps
2 74 (98.67%) Linux
3 65 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (57.33%) Python
5 33 (44.00%) Puppet
6 28 (37.33%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (37.33%) Ansible
7 26 (34.67%) Docker
7 26 (34.67%) MySQL
8 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 24 (32.00%) Configuration Management
10 23 (30.67%) Ruby
10 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
11 22 (29.33%) Kubernetes
12 20 (26.67%) Java
12 20 (26.67%) Windows
13 19 (25.33%) Apache
13 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (24.00%) Scrum
15 17 (22.67%) Open Source
16 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (20.00%) Terraform
17 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
17 14 (18.67%) CentOS
18 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
18 13 (17.33%) VMware
18 13 (17.33%) AWS CloudFormation
19 12 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform

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 19 (25.33%) Apache
2 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
3 11 (14.67%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (13.33%) nginx
5 8 (10.67%) JBoss
6 4 (5.33%) Jetty
6 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.00%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.67%) Confluence
8 2 (2.67%) Drupal
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 65 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (17.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (10.67%) Datadog
7 5 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (6.67%) GitHub
8 3 (4.00%) PaaS
8 3 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.67%) IaaS
9 2 (2.67%) SaaS
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) LAN
2 3 (4.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.67%) Redis
4 4 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.00%) Big Data
5 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.67%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.67%) JIRA
4 5 (6.67%) Travis CI
5 4 (5.33%) git-flow
6 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.33%) Gradle
7 1 (1.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 8 (10.67%) Games
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) Web Services
3 6 (8.00%) LAMP
4 4 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.00%) Middleware
5 3 (4.00%) REST
6 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.33%) Django
7 1 (1.33%) FastCGI
7 1 (1.33%) J2EE
7 1 (1.33%) JSON
7 1 (1.33%) Kafka
7 1 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.33%) LDAP
7 1 (1.33%) Node.js
7 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 74 (98.67%) Linux
2 20 (26.67%) Windows
3 14 (18.67%) CentOS
4 12 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.67%) Ubuntu
6 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.67%) Debian
7 5 (6.67%) Unix
8 4 (5.33%) DC/OS
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.00%) VyOS
10 1 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.00%) Scrum
6 17 (22.67%) Open Source
7 15 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (16.00%) Kanban
9 10 (13.33%) Change Control
9 10 (13.33%) High Availability
10 9 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.00%) SDLC
11 8 (10.67%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (10.67%) Task Automation
12 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.33%) Service Design
13 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) Python
2 25 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 23 (30.67%) Ruby
4 20 (26.67%) Java
5 12 (16.00%) Perl
6 11 (14.67%) SQL
7 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (10.67%) Shell Script
9 7 (9.33%) C#
9 7 (9.33%) Go
10 3 (4.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.00%) CCNA
2 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.00%) RHCE
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) Docker
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.33%) NFS
3 4 (5.33%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.33%) oVirt
6 1 (1.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 33 (44.00%) Puppet
2 28 (37.33%) Ansible
2 28 (37.33%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (29.33%) Kubernetes
4 15 (20.00%) Terraform
5 10 (13.33%) Packer
6 8 (10.67%) ZABBIX
7 7 (9.33%) Kibana
7 7 (9.33%) logstash
8 5 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (6.67%) HAProxy
9 4 (5.33%) Grafana
10 3 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (4.00%) Salt
10 3 (4.00%) Xymon
11 1 (1.33%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (1.33%) Nagios
11 1 (1.33%) Observium
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) VMware
2 12 (16.00%) Google
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) New Relic
5 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.00%) Splunk
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.67%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.33%) Peoplefluent