Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1020 1033 1184
Rank change year-on-year +13 +151 +108
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Consultant 153 173 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.098% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.10% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 73 148 65
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £33,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% -15.38% -7.14%

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 160,829 170,335 187,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,588 136,552 157,473
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -23 123 £67,500 +8.00% 17
London +33 107 £70,000 +7.69% 10
UK excluding London +22 46 £59,000 +7.27% 9
Scotland +31 29 £65,000 +8.33% 1
North of England +25 6 £57,500 +4.55% 5
North West +9 6 £57,500 +64.29% 4
South East +3 5 £77,500 +14.81% 1
South West +3 3 £68,750 - 1
West Midlands +21 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Midlands +16 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Wales - 1 £62,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £57,500 -

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 151 (98.69%) DevOps
2 113 (73.86%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (69.28%) Linux
4 101 (66.01%) Ansible
5 96 (62.75%) Puppet
6 95 (62.09%) Jenkins
7 94 (61.44%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (58.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 87 (56.86%) Opscode Chef
10 86 (56.21%) Docker
11 80 (52.29%) Terraform
12 74 (48.37%) Windows
13 72 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 72 (47.06%) Splunk
14 71 (46.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 70 (45.75%) Google Cloud Platform
16 68 (44.44%) Git (software)
17 67 (43.79%) GCP
18 64 (41.83%) Unix
18 64 (41.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 64 (41.83%) Microservices
19 63 (41.18%) JIRA
20 62 (40.52%) Octopus Deploy
21 61 (39.87%) Elastic Stack
21 61 (39.87%) Consul
22 60 (39.22%) IBM UrbanCode
22 60 (39.22%) Subversion
23 59 (38.56%) Customer Engagement
24 55 (35.95%) ServiceNow
24 55 (35.95%) Rundeck

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 9 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.23%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.23%) Confluence
2 8 (5.23%) nginx
3 7 (4.58%) Apache
4 4 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.31%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 113 (73.86%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (58.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (45.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (8.50%) GitHub
6 9 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (5.88%) PaaS
7 8 (5.23%) IaaS
8 7 (4.58%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.61%) Serverless
10 2 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.31%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) DNS
1 7 (4.58%) HTTP
1 7 (4.58%) SMTP
1 7 (4.58%) SSH
1 7 (4.58%) SSL
1 7 (4.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) NAS
2 3 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) Big Data
2 9 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.31%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (62.09%) Jenkins
2 71 (46.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 64 (41.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 63 (41.18%) JIRA
6 62 (40.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 60 (39.22%) IBM UrbanCode
7 60 (39.22%) Subversion
8 53 (34.64%) GoCD
9 15 (9.80%) TeamCity
10 11 (7.19%) Maven
11 10 (6.54%) Cucumber
11 10 (6.54%) Gradle
12 9 (5.88%) Ant
12 9 (5.88%) Travis CI
12 9 (5.88%) Visual Studio
13 8 (5.23%) GitLab
13 8 (5.23%) JUnit
13 8 (5.23%) Vagrant
13 8 (5.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (15.03%) Finance
2 4 (2.61%) Banking
3 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.87%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (11.11%) Web Services
3 12 (7.84%) .NET
4 10 (6.54%) Kafka
5 9 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.96%) J2EE
8 1 (0.65%) Akka
8 1 (0.65%) HTML
8 1 (0.65%) Node.js
8 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) Fintech
2 8 (5.23%) PlayStation
3 4 (2.61%) PKI
4 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.96%) Internet of Things
4 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 106 (69.28%) Linux
2 74 (48.37%) Windows
3 64 (41.83%) Unix
4 8 (5.23%) CoreOS
4 8 (5.23%) Mesosphere
5 2 (1.31%) CentOS
5 2 (1.31%) Debian
5 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (98.69%) DevOps
2 94 (61.44%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (47.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 64 (41.83%) Microservices
5 59 (38.56%) Customer Engagement
6 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (25.49%) Open Source
8 37 (24.18%) Test Automation
9 28 (18.30%) Continuous Deployment
10 26 (16.99%) Process Improvement
11 24 (15.69%) Mentoring
12 20 (13.07%) Configuration Management
13 19 (12.42%) Collaborative Working
14 18 (11.76%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.46%) SDLC
16 15 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (9.15%) BDD
18 11 (7.19%) Presales
19 10 (6.54%) Software Delivery
20 9 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.37%) Java
2 37 (24.18%) Python
3 22 (14.38%) PowerShell
3 22 (14.38%) Ruby
4 15 (9.80%) C#
5 14 (9.15%) Bash Shell
6 13 (8.50%) Go
7 11 (7.19%) Perl
8 2 (1.31%) Java 8
8 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.31%) SQL
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.58%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) CISSP
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (43.79%) GCP
2 10 (6.54%) QA
System Software
1 86 (56.21%) Docker
2 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 101 (66.01%) Ansible
2 96 (62.75%) Puppet
3 87 (56.86%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (52.29%) Terraform
5 61 (39.87%) Consul
6 55 (35.95%) Rundeck
7 41 (26.80%) Kubernetes
8 9 (5.88%) Automic
8 9 (5.88%) HAProxy
9 8 (5.23%) Icinga
9 8 (5.23%) Prometheus
10 5 (3.27%) Mesos
10 5 (3.27%) Packer
11 4 (2.61%) Capistrano
12 2 (1.31%) Nagios
13 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.65%) Graphite
13 1 (0.65%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.65%) logstash
13 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (47.06%) Splunk
2 55 (35.95%) ServiceNow
3 52 (33.99%) Delphix
3 52 (33.99%) RedGate
4 11 (7.19%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.54%) AppDynamics
6 7 (4.58%) IBM
7 5 (3.27%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.27%) Google
8 3 (1.96%) BMC
8 3 (1.96%) Cisco
8 3 (1.96%) Dell
8 3 (1.96%) EMC
8 3 (1.96%) F5
8 3 (1.96%) Moogsoft
8 3 (1.96%) NetApp
8 3 (1.96%) New Relic
8 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.96%) VMware
9 2 (1.31%) Trend Micro