Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Development Operations Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1031 1155 1241
Rank change year-on-year +124 +86 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Consultant 175 88 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.047% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.048% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 136 72 51
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% - -15.15%
10th Percentile £33,750 £46,375 £53,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +6.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

DevOps Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured DevOps Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Consultant in the UK

DevOps Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Consultant.

Salary trend for DevOps Consultant in the UK

DevOps Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Consultant over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Consultant in the UK

DevOps Consultant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 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
England +100 163 £67,500 -3.57% 18
London +77 105 £75,000 +9.09% 11
UK excluding London +63 67 £60,000 -14.29% 7
North of England +36 24 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Yorkshire +35 15 £55,000 -15.38%
South East +40 14 £70,000 -3.45%
Midlands +44 12 £62,500 -3.85% 2
Scotland - 12 £60,000 -
West Midlands +19 7 £60,000 -7.69% 1
North West +9 7 £63,750 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +44 5 £65,000 +9.70% 1
South West +15 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North East - 2 £71,250 - 1
East of England - 2 £57,500 - 2

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, DevOps Consultant 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 featuring DevOps Consultant in the job title.

1 175 (100.00%) DevOps
2 118 (67.43%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (62.29%) Puppet
4 106 (60.57%) Opscode Chef
5 99 (56.57%) Ansible
6 98 (56.00%) Linux
7 85 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 80 (45.71%) Jenkins
9 78 (44.57%) Docker
10 74 (42.29%) Python
11 68 (38.86%) Configuration Management
12 65 (37.14%) Bash Shell
13 62 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 50 (28.57%) Kubernetes
16 47 (26.86%) Terraform
17 45 (25.71%) AWS CloudFormation
17 45 (25.71%) Java
18 42 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
19 41 (23.43%) Ruby
20 37 (21.14%) Git (software)
21 36 (20.57%) Windows
22 33 (18.86%) Amazon EC2
23 31 (17.71%) Finance
24 29 (16.57%) Unix
25 27 (15.43%) Amazon S3
25 27 (15.43%) Open Source
25 27 (15.43%) JIRA
26 26 (14.86%) Google Cloud Platform
27 25 (14.29%) TeamCity

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (12.57%) OpenStack
2 13 (7.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (5.14%) CloudStack
3 9 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.14%) IIS
4 7 (4.00%) Apache
4 7 (4.00%) nginx
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.71%) Drupal
6 3 (1.71%) JBoss
6 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.14%) Confluence
7 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 118 (67.43%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (25.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 33 (18.86%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (15.43%) Amazon S3
6 26 (14.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (9.71%) Serverless
8 16 (9.14%) IaaS
9 12 (6.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (6.86%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (6.29%) CloudBees
11 7 (4.00%) GitHub
11 7 (4.00%) SaaS
12 6 (3.43%) Heroku
13 5 (2.86%) PaaS
13 5 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (2.29%) npm
14 4 (2.29%) OpenShift
15 3 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.86%) Firewall
1 19 (10.86%) VPN
2 3 (1.71%) IPsec
2 3 (1.71%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) VLAN
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) MySQL
2 10 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.14%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.00%) Big Data
4 7 (4.00%) MariaDB
4 7 (4.00%) Redis
5 6 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.71%) GIS
7 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.71%) Spatial Data
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 80 (45.71%) Jenkins
2 56 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 37 (21.14%) Git (software)
4 27 (15.43%) JIRA
5 25 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 24 (13.71%) Hudson
6 24 (13.71%) Subversion
7 21 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (10.29%) Selenium
9 16 (9.14%) GoCD
10 15 (8.57%) Maven
11 14 (8.00%) GitLab
11 14 (8.00%) HP UFT
11 14 (8.00%) IBM UrbanCode
12 11 (6.29%) ClearCase
12 11 (6.29%) Vagrant
13 9 (5.14%) Travis CI
14 8 (4.57%) Artifactory
15 7 (4.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 31 (17.71%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Banking
3 5 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.29%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.00%) Web Services
2 16 (9.14%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (4.00%) .NET
3 7 (4.00%) Node.js
4 6 (3.43%) JSON
4 6 (3.43%) LAMP
4 6 (3.43%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (3.43%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.29%) HTML
6 3 (1.71%) Apache Flex
6 3 (1.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.71%) JDBC
6 3 (1.71%) JPA
6 3 (1.71%) Middleware
6 3 (1.71%) REST
6 3 (1.71%) RESTful
6 3 (1.71%) Spring
7 2 (1.14%) J2EE
8 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Public Cloud
2 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.71%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.14%) PMI
6 2 (1.14%) Robotics
6 2 (1.14%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Fintech
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (56.00%) Linux
2 36 (20.57%) Windows
3 29 (16.57%) Unix
4 13 (7.43%) CoreOS
5 8 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (100.00%) DevOps
2 68 (38.86%) Configuration Management
3 62 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.43%) Open Source
6 21 (12.00%) Presales
7 19 (10.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (9.14%) Microservices
8 16 (9.14%) SDLC
8 16 (9.14%) Test Automation
9 14 (8.00%) ITIL
10 13 (7.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (6.29%) Scrum
12 9 (5.14%) Software Delivery
13 8 (4.57%) Change Management
13 8 (4.57%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (4.57%) Release Automation
14 7 (4.00%) Mathematics
14 7 (4.00%) Migration
14 7 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.29%) Python
2 65 (37.14%) Bash Shell
3 45 (25.71%) Java
4 41 (23.43%) Ruby
5 21 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.57%) C#
7 12 (6.86%) SQL
8 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.00%) Perl
8 7 (4.00%) VBScript
9 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.29%) C
10 4 (2.29%) Go
11 3 (1.71%) Groovy
11 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.43%) Degree
3 12 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.57%) CEH
5 1 (0.57%) CISA
5 1 (0.57%) CISM
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
5 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.57%) GCP
2 11 (6.29%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 78 (44.57%) Docker
2 8 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.86%) Varnish
4 5 (2.86%) vCloud
5 3 (1.71%) LXC
5 3 (1.71%) vSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Xen
6 2 (1.14%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) Gluster
7 1 (0.57%) iptables
7 1 (0.57%) KVM
7 1 (0.57%) NFS
7 1 (0.57%) oVirt
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 109 (62.29%) Puppet
2 106 (60.57%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (56.57%) Ansible
4 50 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 47 (26.86%) Terraform
6 15 (8.57%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (8.00%) Packer
8 13 (7.43%) Nagios
9 12 (6.86%) Graphite
10 7 (4.00%) CA Service Virtualization
10 7 (4.00%) Mesos
11 6 (3.43%) HAProxy
11 6 (3.43%) Rundeck
11 6 (3.43%) Salt
12 5 (2.86%) Consul
13 3 (1.71%) Grafana
13 3 (1.71%) rkt
14 2 (1.14%) Cobbler
14 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
15 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) Red Hat
2 16 (9.14%) SaltStack
3 14 (8.00%) Oracle
4 13 (7.43%) AppDynamics
5 12 (6.86%) Google
6 11 (6.29%) Dynatrace
6 11 (6.29%) New Relic
7 9 (5.14%) IBM
7 9 (5.14%) VMware
8 8 (4.57%) CA
9 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.00%) Splunk
9 7 (4.00%) XebiaLabs
10 5 (2.86%) RedGate
10 5 (2.86%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.29%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (1.71%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.71%) Hortonworks
13 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.14%) Rackspace