Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 431 416 541
Rank change year-on-year -15 +125 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 127 148 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 122 132 89
South East median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% -4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £37,400
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 30,554 30,459 39,778
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.90% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25,556 25,259 33,846
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 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +8 53 £51,250 -18.00% 11
Surrey +12 42 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +4 41 £46,250 -26.00% 5
East Sussex -20 23 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -14 9 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Hampshire -27 6 £55,000 -21.43%
West Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
Middlesex +16 3 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Linux/Unix DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Linux
1 127 (100.00%) DevOps
2 94 (74.02%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (63.78%) Python
4 65 (51.18%) Bash Shell
5 64 (50.39%) Ansible
6 60 (47.24%) Puppet
7 48 (37.80%) Opscode Chef
8 43 (33.86%) Jenkins
9 39 (30.71%) Perl
10 38 (29.92%) SQL
11 37 (29.13%) MySQL
12 36 (28.35%) Java
12 36 (28.35%) Configuration Management
12 36 (28.35%) Ruby
13 34 (26.77%) SaaS
14 33 (25.98%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (17.32%) Docker
17 22 (17.32%) Red Hat
18 21 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (15.75%) High Availability
20 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
20 19 (14.96%) Windows
20 19 (14.96%) Task Automation
21 18 (14.17%) Performance Tuning
22 16 (12.60%) Unix
22 16 (12.60%) LAMP
23 15 (11.81%) Degree

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 12 (9.45%) Apache
1 12 (9.45%) OpenStack
2 11 (8.66%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.30%) JBoss
3 8 (6.30%) nginx
3 8 (6.30%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.36%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Drupal
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 94 (74.02%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (26.77%) SaaS
3 24 (18.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.30%) Datadog
5 6 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (3.94%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (3.94%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.36%) GitHub
8 3 (2.36%) Route 53
8 3 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.57%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.36%) LAN
2 3 (2.36%) SSL
2 3 (2.36%) WAN
3 2 (1.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.13%) MySQL
2 13 (10.24%) RDBMS
2 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.36%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.57%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.57%) Redis
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (33.86%) Jenkins
2 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.09%) JIRA
4 7 (5.51%) Travis CI
5 5 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.94%) Subversion
6 4 (3.15%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.36%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.36%) Gradle
7 3 (2.36%) Maven
8 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.45%) Banking
2 9 (7.09%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Games
4 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) LAMP
2 9 (7.09%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (6.30%) LDAP
3 8 (6.30%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (3.94%) Kafka
5 4 (3.15%) Web Services
6 3 (2.36%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.57%) .NET
7 2 (1.57%) OpenVZ
7 2 (1.57%) PHP-FPM
8 1 (0.79%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.79%) JSON
8 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.79%) SOAP
8 1 (0.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.09%) Fintech
4 7 (5.51%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.94%) Social Media
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Xbox
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (14.96%) Windows
4 16 (12.60%) Unix
5 14 (11.02%) CentOS
6 13 (10.24%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.57%) Debian
7 2 (1.57%) VyOS
8 1 (0.79%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (28.35%) Configuration Management
3 33 (25.98%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (15.75%) High Availability
6 19 (14.96%) Task Automation
7 18 (14.17%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Management
8 14 (11.02%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.09%) Open Source
10 8 (6.30%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.51%) Mathematics
11 7 (5.51%) Presales
12 6 (4.72%) ITIL
12 6 (4.72%) Security Patching
13 5 (3.94%) Physics
13 5 (3.94%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.15%) Data Architecture
14 4 (3.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (63.78%) Python
2 65 (51.18%) Bash Shell
3 39 (30.71%) Perl
4 38 (29.92%) SQL
5 36 (28.35%) Java
5 36 (28.35%) Ruby
6 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.09%) PHP
8 7 (5.51%) C#
8 7 (5.51%) C++
9 5 (3.94%) Groovy
10 4 (3.15%) C
10 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.36%) Go
11 3 (2.36%) Tcl
12 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.57%) RHCE
4 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
2 4 (3.15%) GCP
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.32%) Docker
2 8 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.15%) LXC
6 3 (2.36%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.36%) Xen
7 2 (1.57%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 64 (50.39%) Ansible
2 60 (47.24%) Puppet
3 48 (37.80%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.24%) Terraform
5 8 (6.30%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.72%) Grafana
6 6 (4.72%) Nagios
7 5 (3.94%) Cobbler
7 5 (3.94%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.15%) Salt
9 1 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.79%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.79%) Packer
9 1 (0.79%) Rancher
9 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) Red Hat
2 13 (10.24%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) Google
4 6 (4.72%) VMware
5 4 (3.15%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.15%) Sun
6 3 (2.36%) Cisco
6 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.36%) Splunk
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.79%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.79%) New Relic
7 1 (0.79%) Remedy
7 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow