Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 997 1069 1208
Rank change year-on-year +72 +139 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Consultant 195 116 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.066% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.068% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 122 93 68
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -10.34%
10th Percentile £52,500 £33,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% -

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 169,468 169,423 202,837
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138,985 140,739 169,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 February 2018.

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 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
England +43 162 £75,000 +11.11% 18
London +24 122 £77,500 +14.81% 9
UK excluding London +62 71 £65,000 +4.00% 9
Scotland - 31 £67,500 -
North of England +20 17 £67,500 +35.00% 3
South East +5 10 £90,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire +25 8 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Midlands +10 8 £65,000 +23.81% 4
North West - 7 £78,250 - 1
West Midlands +17 4 £66,250 - 1
East Midlands +14 4 £65,000 +23.81% 3
East of England - 4 £60,000 - 2
North East - 2 £71,250 -
South West - 1 £60,000 -

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 195 (100.00%) DevOps
2 143 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
3 140 (71.79%) Ansible
4 129 (66.15%) Opscode Chef
5 127 (65.13%) Puppet
6 126 (64.62%) Jenkins
7 117 (60.00%) Linux
8 111 (56.92%) Docker
9 106 (54.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 93 (47.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 90 (46.15%) Python
12 82 (42.05%) Git (software)
13 74 (37.95%) Terraform
14 72 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (29.74%) Kubernetes
17 57 (29.23%) Windows
17 57 (29.23%) Ruby
18 55 (28.21%) Configuration Management
19 48 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
19 48 (24.62%) AWS CloudFormation
20 47 (24.10%) Bash Shell
21 45 (23.08%) Splunk
21 45 (23.08%) Unix
22 44 (22.56%) Open Source
23 43 (22.05%) Rundeck
24 42 (21.54%) Microservices
25 40 (20.51%) JIRA
25 40 (20.51%) Java
26 39 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform

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 17 (8.72%) OpenStack
2 11 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (3.08%) Confluence
5 5 (2.56%) CloudStack
5 5 (2.56%) nginx
6 4 (2.05%) Apache
6 4 (2.05%) JBoss
6 4 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.03%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 143 (73.33%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (54.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (24.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (14.36%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (13.33%) Amazon S3
7 24 (12.31%) OpenShift
8 21 (10.77%) GitHub
9 17 (8.72%) IaaS
10 16 (8.21%) Serverless
11 14 (7.18%) CloudBees
12 11 (5.64%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (5.13%) SaaS
14 9 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (4.10%) PaaS
16 4 (2.05%) npm
16 4 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (1.54%) Heroku
18 2 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 2 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.74%) VPN
2 18 (9.23%) Firewall
3 4 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.54%) IPsec
4 3 (1.54%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.03%) SSL
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.51%) DNS
6 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
6 1 (0.51%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) SMTP
6 1 (0.51%) SSH
6 1 (0.51%) VLAN
6 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.62%) MySQL
4 8 (4.10%) Big Data
5 6 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.56%) Redis
7 4 (2.05%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.05%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 126 (64.62%) Jenkins
2 93 (47.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 82 (42.05%) Git (software)
4 48 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (20.51%) JIRA
6 37 (18.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (18.97%) Subversion
7 30 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
8 29 (14.87%) GoCD
9 26 (13.33%) Maven
10 24 (12.31%) TeamCity
11 20 (10.26%) Hudson
11 20 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 19 (9.74%) Gradle
13 15 (7.69%) Bitbucket
14 10 (5.13%) GitLab
15 9 (4.62%) Artifactory
15 9 (4.62%) Travis CI
16 4 (2.05%) CircleCI
16 4 (2.05%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (17.44%) Finance
2 16 (8.21%) Banking
3 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Advertising
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.90%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (6.67%) Web Services
3 10 (5.13%) Node.js
4 5 (2.56%) JSON
5 4 (2.05%) .NET
5 4 (2.05%) HTML
5 4 (2.05%) Middleware
6 3 (1.54%) Apache Flex
6 3 (1.54%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.54%) JDBC
6 3 (1.54%) JPA
6 3 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.54%) REST
6 3 (1.54%) RESTful
6 3 (1.54%) Spring
7 2 (1.03%) J2EE
7 2 (1.03%) Kafka
7 2 (1.03%) LAMP
7 2 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (4.10%) Cloud Native
2 8 (4.10%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.03%) Robotics
7 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.51%) Fintech
7 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (60.00%) Linux
2 57 (29.23%) Windows
3 45 (23.08%) Unix
4 8 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.08%) CoreOS
6 5 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.05%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.54%) CentOS
9 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (100.00%) DevOps
2 72 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (28.21%) Configuration Management
5 44 (22.56%) Open Source
6 42 (21.54%) Microservices
7 37 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (15.90%) Customer Engagement
9 20 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
9 20 (10.26%) Software Delivery
10 18 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 15 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
12 15 (7.69%) Test Automation
13 14 (7.18%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (7.18%) Code Coverage
13 14 (7.18%) Presales
13 14 (7.18%) Use Case
14 12 (6.15%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (46.15%) Python
2 57 (29.23%) Ruby
3 47 (24.10%) Bash Shell
4 40 (20.51%) Java
5 20 (10.26%) PowerShell
6 19 (9.74%) Perl
7 9 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.62%) SQL
8 8 (4.10%) Go
9 6 (3.08%) C#
10 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) AWS Certification
3 6 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.51%) CEH
4 1 (0.51%) CISA
4 1 (0.51%) CISM
4 1 (0.51%) CISSP
4 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.97%) GCP
2 11 (5.64%) QA
3 4 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 111 (56.92%) Docker
2 11 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.56%) LXC
5 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.03%) vCloud
5 2 (1.03%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) Gluster
6 1 (0.51%) iptables
6 1 (0.51%) NFS
6 1 (0.51%) Postfix
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.51%) Xen
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 140 (71.79%) Ansible
2 129 (66.15%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (65.13%) Puppet
4 74 (37.95%) Terraform
5 58 (29.74%) Kubernetes
6 43 (22.05%) Rundeck
7 29 (14.87%) Consul
8 18 (9.23%) Salt
9 16 (8.21%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (8.21%) Packer
10 15 (7.69%) Nagios
11 10 (5.13%) Mesos
12 5 (2.56%) Grafana
13 4 (2.05%) HAProxy
14 3 (1.54%) rkt
15 2 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (1.03%) Kibana
15 2 (1.03%) logstash
15 2 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 45 (23.08%) Splunk
2 29 (14.87%) RedGate
2 29 (14.87%) ServiceNow
3 14 (7.18%) Oracle
3 14 (7.18%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.64%) VMware
5 10 (5.13%) SaltStack
6 7 (3.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.08%) Avaloq
8 5 (2.56%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.56%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.54%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.54%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.54%) Google
10 2 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.51%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco
11 1 (0.51%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.51%) IBM
11 1 (0.51%) Sitecore