The median annual salary for a DevOps Specialist was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Development Operations Specialist
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 922 952
Rank change year-on-year +54 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 21 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.019% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 24
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,800 £44,875
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -39.13% +15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

DevOps Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Specialist in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DevOps Specialist in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Specialist in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 21 £47,500 -17.39% 4
London +32 11 £66,250 +6.00% 2
UK excluding London +24 10 £35,000 -39.13% 2
North of England +1 10 £35,000 -26.31% 1

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, DevOps Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (47.50%) Puppet
5 17 (42.50%) Windows
6 16 (40.00%) .NET
6 16 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (35.00%) Ansible
8 14 (35.00%) VB
8 14 (35.00%) VB6
9 13 (32.50%) MVC
10 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.00%) C#
10 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (30.00%) SQL
10 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (27.50%) Linux
12 10 (25.00%) Python
13 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (22.50%) Java
13 9 (22.50%) Degree
13 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
13 9 (22.50%) Big Data
14 8 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
15 7 (17.50%) Vagrant

DevOps Specialist 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 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.00%) nginx
4 3 (7.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (5.00%) Confluence
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) PaaS
4 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) Bluemix
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DMZ
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) Big Data
2 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
3 7 (17.50%) MySQL
4 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (15.00%) HBase
5 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.50%) Pentaho
6 3 (7.50%) QlikView
6 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) DB2
8 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.50%) Subversion
3 7 (17.50%) Vagrant
4 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (12.50%) JIRA
6 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (10.00%) JUnit
6 4 (10.00%) Maven
7 3 (7.50%) CircleCI
7 3 (7.50%) Gradle
7 3 (7.50%) gulp
7 3 (7.50%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (7.50%) Travis CI
8 2 (5.00%) Ant
8 2 (5.00%) FogBugz
8 2 (5.00%) Redmine
8 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (15.00%) Kafka
4 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.50%) CGI
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.50%) Memcached
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Fintech
1 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Online Games
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (27.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Debian
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (32.50%) MVC
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.50%) Open Source
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) Presales
7 5 (12.50%) High Availability
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Data Enrichment
9 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.50%) Data Security
9 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
9 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) VB
1 14 (35.00%) VB6
2 12 (30.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) Python
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) Groovy
6 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 2 (5.00%) Jython
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) GDPR
3 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) NFS
3 1 (2.50%) Samba
3 1 (2.50%) Squid
3 1 (2.50%) Varnish
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) Puppet
2 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (35.00%) Ansible
4 7 (17.50%) Nagios
4 7 (17.50%) ZABBIX
5 6 (15.00%) Capistrano
6 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.50%) Cacti
7 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) New Relic
2 6 (15.00%) SaltStack
2 6 (15.00%) Splunk
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Informatica
4 3 (7.50%) Tableau
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) WSO2
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago