The median annual salary for a DevOps Specialist was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Specialist
UK
Rank 833 932 935
Rank change year-on-year +99 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Specialist 16 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.014% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 15
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £38,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year -39.13% +3.60%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DevOps Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured DevOps Specialist in the job title.

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Specialist in the UK

DevOps Specialist
Top 11 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 23 March 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 +97 16 £35,000 -36.36% 3
London +75 5 £80,000 +107.79% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
North East - 4 £34,250 -
Middlesbrough - 4 £35,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Durham - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (62.50%) Puppet
4 14 (58.33%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
6 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (37.50%) Ansible
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) Python
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Subversion
10 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) Nagios
10 5 (20.83%) .NET
10 5 (20.83%) MySQL
10 5 (20.83%) Big Data
10 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.83%) ZABBIX
10 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
11 4 (16.67%) New Relic
11 4 (16.67%) Docker
11 4 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (16.67%) SaltStack

DevOps Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (8.33%) Bluemix
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (16.67%) HBase
3 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) Subversion
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.83%) Vagrant
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (12.50%) Ant
6 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (8.33%) FogBugz
7 2 (8.33%) Redmine
7 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (4.17%) JUnit
8 1 (4.17%) Maven
8 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
8 1 (4.17%) Selenium
8 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (4.17%) VersionOne
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.17%) CGI
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) LAMP
4 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.17%) Memcached
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Development
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) VB6
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Jython
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) GCP
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Samba
2 1 (4.17%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) Varnish
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Puppet
2 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (37.50%) Ansible
4 5 (20.83%) Nagios
4 5 (20.83%) ZABBIX
5 4 (16.67%) Capistrano
6 1 (4.17%) Cacti
6 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 1 (4.17%) Terraform
6 1 (4.17%) WMI
6 1 (4.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) New Relic
2 4 (16.67%) SaltStack
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (4.17%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) WSO2
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