Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1027 1018 1192
Rank change year-on-year -9 +174 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Consultant 159 171 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.099% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.10% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 63 149 71
UK median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £55,000 £33,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £96,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -8.33% +29.73%

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 167,323 166,529 194,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,824 137,155 163,040
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Consultant in the UK

DevOps Consultant
Top 12 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 23 June 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
England -28 128 £72,500 +26.09% 11
London -31 104 £70,000 +21.74% 8
UK excluding London +17 53 £77,000 +40.00% 3
Scotland 0 29 - -
North of England +11 11 £77,000 +54.00% 2
South East +12 10 £75,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +22 6 £78,500 +42.73% 1
North West +2 5 £67,750 +93.57% 1
South West -12 1 £77,500 +10.71%
West Midlands - 1 £77,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £77,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - -

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, DevOps Consultant 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 featuring DevOps Consultant in the job title.

1 158 (99.37%) DevOps
2 122 (76.73%) Ansible
3 120 (75.47%) Amazon AWS
4 116 (72.96%) Jenkins
5 111 (69.81%) Puppet
6 104 (65.41%) Opscode Chef
7 103 (64.78%) Linux
8 98 (61.64%) Docker
8 98 (61.64%) Git (software)
9 96 (60.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 93 (58.49%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (52.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 80 (50.31%) Splunk
13 70 (44.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 70 (44.03%) Windows
13 70 (44.03%) Terraform
14 68 (42.77%) Rundeck
15 65 (40.88%) JIRA
15 65 (40.88%) Subversion
16 64 (40.25%) Google Cloud Platform
17 62 (38.99%) Customer Engagement
18 61 (38.36%) Microservices
18 61 (38.36%) Unix
19 60 (37.74%) Python
20 59 (37.11%) GCP
21 58 (36.48%) Continuous Delivery
22 56 (35.22%) ServiceNow
23 54 (33.96%) Octopus Deploy
23 54 (33.96%) GoCD
23 54 (33.96%) Consul

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 13 (8.18%) Apache
2 11 (6.92%) nginx
3 8 (5.03%) Confluence
4 6 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.26%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 120 (75.47%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (60.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (40.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (16.98%) GitHub
5 23 (14.47%) OpenShift
6 17 (10.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (9.43%) CloudBees
8 10 (6.29%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.52%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.52%) Serverless
11 3 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.89%) IaaS
12 2 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (1.26%) CloudFront
12 2 (1.26%) Datadog
12 2 (1.26%) Heroku
12 2 (1.26%) PaaS
12 2 (1.26%) Route 53
12 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) SSL
2 9 (5.66%) DNS
2 9 (5.66%) HTTP
2 9 (5.66%) SMTP
2 9 (5.66%) SSH
2 9 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) Firewall
3 3 (1.89%) NAS
3 3 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.52%) MySQL
4 3 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.26%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.26%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.26%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.26%) Redis
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 116 (72.96%) Jenkins
2 98 (61.64%) Git (software)
3 84 (52.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 70 (44.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 65 (40.88%) JIRA
5 65 (40.88%) Subversion
6 54 (33.96%) GoCD
6 54 (33.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 53 (33.33%) IBM UrbanCode
8 29 (18.24%) Maven
9 27 (16.98%) Gradle
10 19 (11.95%) Bitbucket
11 16 (10.06%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (7.55%) Cucumber
13 11 (6.92%) Ant
13 11 (6.92%) GitLab
14 10 (6.29%) JUnit
14 10 (6.29%) Vagrant
15 9 (5.66%) gulp
16 6 (3.77%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (10.06%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (4.40%) Web Services
3 5 (3.14%) .NET
3 5 (3.14%) J2EE
4 2 (1.26%) LAMP
4 2 (1.26%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.63%) Akka
5 1 (0.63%) HTML
5 1 (0.63%) Kafka
5 1 (0.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) Stripes Framework
5 1 (0.63%) XML
5 1 (0.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.52%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.89%) Fintech
4 3 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.26%) PKI
5 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 103 (64.78%) Linux
2 70 (44.03%) Windows
3 61 (38.36%) Unix
4 4 (2.52%) CentOS
4 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.26%) Debian
5 2 (1.26%) Mesosphere
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (99.37%) DevOps
2 93 (58.49%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (38.99%) Customer Engagement
4 61 (38.36%) Microservices
5 58 (36.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (24.53%) Open Source
8 29 (18.24%) Process Improvement
9 22 (13.84%) Configuration Management
9 22 (13.84%) Continuous Deployment
10 18 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (11.32%) Software Delivery
10 18 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.69%) Test Automation
12 16 (10.06%) Customer-Centricity
13 15 (9.43%) Acceptance Criteria
13 15 (9.43%) Code Coverage
13 15 (9.43%) Use Case
14 9 (5.66%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.74%) Python
2 46 (28.93%) Ruby
3 40 (25.16%) Java
4 25 (15.72%) Perl
5 13 (8.18%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.29%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.03%) Go
8 6 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.52%) C#
10 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
12 1 (0.63%) Java 8
12 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.26%) RHCE
3 1 (0.63%) CISSP
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (37.11%) GCP
2 6 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (61.64%) Docker
2 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) LXC
3 2 (1.26%) vCloud
4 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 122 (76.73%) Ansible
2 111 (69.81%) Puppet
3 104 (65.41%) Opscode Chef
4 70 (44.03%) Terraform
5 68 (42.77%) Rundeck
6 54 (33.96%) Consul
7 43 (27.04%) Kubernetes
8 15 (9.43%) Nagios
9 9 (5.66%) HAProxy
9 9 (5.66%) Icinga
10 5 (3.14%) Packer
11 4 (2.52%) Automic
11 4 (2.52%) Salt
12 2 (1.26%) Mesos
12 2 (1.26%) Prometheus
12 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (50.31%) Splunk
2 56 (35.22%) ServiceNow
3 53 (33.33%) Delphix
3 53 (33.33%) RedGate
4 12 (7.55%) AppDynamics
5 9 (5.66%) IBM
6 7 (4.40%) Google
7 6 (3.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.14%) Cognizant
8 5 (3.14%) Oracle
8 5 (3.14%) SaltStack
8 5 (3.14%) VMware
9 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.89%) Avaloq
10 3 (1.89%) BMC
10 3 (1.89%) Cisco
10 3 (1.89%) Dell
10 3 (1.89%) EMC
10 3 (1.89%) F5
10 3 (1.89%) NetApp