Period
to 22 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

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

Linux Development Operations Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 662 676 790
Rank change year-on-year +14 +114 +207
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 583 630 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 520 571 502
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,375 £40,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +23.53%

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 169042 187129 213088
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135565 157223 176539
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2017. 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 +18 560 £57,500 -4.17% 26
London -54 287 £62,500 - 14
UK excluding London +87 280 £50,000 - 12
South East +35 115 £52,500 -8.70% 5
North of England +56 107 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire +40 54 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West +34 50 £46,750 +3.89% 1
East of England +4 21 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West +25 16 £57,500 -4.17%
Midlands +20 12 £47,500 -9.52%
East Midlands +23 11 £55,000 +24.29%
Wales +14 7 £37,500 -9.64%
North East +22 3 £43,750 +16.67% 1
Scotland +9 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands +4 1 £23,000 -63.20%

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, Linux DevOps Engineer 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 Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 583 (100.00%) Linux
1 583 (100.00%) DevOps
2 375 (64.32%) Puppet
3 360 (61.75%) Python
4 353 (60.55%) Amazon AWS
5 342 (58.66%) Ansible
6 289 (49.57%) Opscode Chef
7 238 (40.82%) Bash Shell
8 233 (39.97%) Jenkins
9 228 (39.11%) Docker
10 224 (38.42%) Configuration Management
11 193 (33.10%) Ruby
12 165 (28.30%) Perl
13 160 (27.44%) Red Hat
14 154 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
15 149 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
16 140 (24.01%) Java
17 127 (21.78%) Terraform
18 125 (21.44%) MySQL
19 122 (20.93%) Git (software)
20 119 (20.41%) Finance
20 119 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 115 (19.73%) Windows
22 109 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
23 106 (18.18%) CentOS
24 104 (17.84%) Kubernetes
25 98 (16.81%) Unix
26 94 (16.12%) Apache
27 86 (14.75%) PowerShell
28 84 (14.41%) SQL

Linux DevOps Engineer 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 94 (16.12%) Apache
2 83 (14.24%) Tomcat
3 50 (8.58%) OpenStack
4 46 (7.89%) nginx
5 42 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (6.86%) Confluence
7 35 (6.00%) IIS
8 17 (2.92%) Apache Spark
9 13 (2.23%) JBoss
10 9 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.37%) Jetty
12 5 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.69%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.69%) CMS
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.17%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 353 (60.55%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (7.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (4.63%) GitHub
5 27 (4.63%) SaaS
6 23 (3.95%) Amazon S3
7 22 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (3.43%) IaaS
9 18 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (2.57%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (1.54%) PaaS
13 8 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (1.20%) Datadog
15 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.51%) npm
16 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
17 1 (0.17%) Loggly
17 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.17%) DNS
2 33 (5.66%) Internet
3 26 (4.46%) Firewall
4 12 (2.06%) LDAP
5 10 (1.72%) Network Security
6 9 (1.54%) SAN
6 9 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.54%) VPN
7 7 (1.20%) HTTP
8 6 (1.03%) BGP
8 6 (1.03%) IMAP
9 5 (0.86%) LAN
9 5 (0.86%) SMS
9 5 (0.86%) SMTP
9 5 (0.86%) SSH
9 5 (0.86%) WAN
10 4 (0.69%) SSL
10 4 (0.69%) VoIP
11 3 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (21.44%) MySQL
2 51 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 39 (6.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 39 (6.69%) SQL Server
4 36 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.77%) Big Data
7 16 (2.74%) MariaDB
8 13 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (2.06%) Redis
10 11 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.54%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.37%) InfluxDB
13 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.03%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 233 (39.97%) Jenkins
2 122 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 68 (11.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 66 (11.32%) JIRA
5 53 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 33 (5.66%) Hudson
7 29 (4.97%) Vagrant
8 25 (4.29%) Bitbucket
9 24 (4.12%) Maven
9 24 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 21 (3.60%) Subversion
11 20 (3.43%) GitLab
12 14 (2.40%) GoCD
13 11 (1.89%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.54%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.37%) PyCharm
15 8 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.20%) Ant
17 6 (1.03%) JUnit
17 6 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 119 (20.41%) Finance
2 55 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 52 (8.92%) Banking
4 48 (8.23%) Marketing
5 36 (6.17%) Electronics
5 36 (6.17%) Manufacturing
6 34 (5.83%) Games
7 14 (2.40%) Online Betting
7 14 (2.40%) Retail
8 5 (0.86%) Law
9 4 (0.69%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.51%) Advertising
10 3 (0.51%) Front Office
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.61%) Web Services
2 49 (8.40%) LAMP
3 30 (5.15%) Kafka
4 26 (4.46%) Node.js
5 22 (3.77%) LEMP Stack
6 19 (3.26%) .NET
7 16 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (1.72%) HTML
8 10 (1.72%) J2EE
9 8 (1.37%) Middleware
9 8 (1.37%) Sensu
10 6 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.86%) REST
11 5 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (0.86%) Spring
12 4 (0.69%) POSIX
12 4 (0.69%) Sphinx
12 4 (0.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.92%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.74%) Fintech
6 14 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.54%) Replication
8 8 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.37%) Streaming Video
9 7 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.03%) iPad
10 6 (1.03%) Social Media
11 5 (0.86%) Clustering
12 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.69%) User Experience
13 3 (0.51%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.51%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 583 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 115 (19.73%) Windows
4 106 (18.18%) CentOS
5 98 (16.81%) Unix
6 71 (12.18%) Ubuntu
7 53 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 30 (5.15%) Debian
9 21 (3.60%) Solaris
10 16 (2.74%) Fedora
11 12 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (1.54%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.86%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.51%) SUSE
15 2 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.17%) Android
16 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (100.00%) DevOps
2 224 (38.42%) Configuration Management
3 154 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
4 149 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (11.84%) Software Engineering
6 60 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 56 (9.61%) Open Source
8 46 (7.89%) Migration
9 43 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
10 42 (7.20%) Scrum
11 39 (6.69%) E-Commerce
11 39 (6.69%) High Availability
12 38 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (6.17%) Programme Management
14 31 (5.32%) Software Delivery
15 30 (5.15%) Task Automation
16 28 (4.80%) Test Automation
17 26 (4.46%) Continuous Deployment
18 25 (4.29%) Coaching
19 24 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 360 (61.75%) Python
2 238 (40.82%) Bash Shell
3 193 (33.10%) Ruby
4 165 (28.30%) Perl
5 140 (24.01%) Java
6 86 (14.75%) PowerShell
7 84 (14.41%) SQL
8 62 (10.63%) PHP
9 43 (7.38%) Shell Script
10 32 (5.49%) Go
11 19 (3.26%) Bourne shell
11 19 (3.26%) Korn
12 17 (2.92%) JavaScript
13 13 (2.23%) C++
14 12 (2.06%) C#
15 11 (1.89%) Groovy
16 9 (1.54%) C
17 3 (0.51%) Scala
17 3 (0.51%) VBA
18 2 (0.34%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 37 (6.35%) Degree
2 22 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.03%) AWS Certification
4 5 (0.86%) RHCE
5 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.43%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) GCP
2 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) DICOM
4 2 (0.34%) HL7
4 2 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.34%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 228 (39.11%) Docker
2 30 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.80%) LXC
4 20 (3.43%) Xen
5 17 (2.92%) KVM
6 12 (2.06%) NFS
7 9 (1.54%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.20%) Active Directory
9 7 (1.20%) Postfix
10 6 (1.03%) vSphere
10 6 (1.03%) XenServer
11 4 (0.69%) etcd
11 4 (0.69%) flannel
11 4 (0.69%) Sendmail
11 4 (0.69%) Varnish
12 3 (0.51%) iptables
12 3 (0.51%) Samba
12 3 (0.51%) SpamAssassin
12 3 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 375 (64.32%) Puppet
2 342 (58.66%) Ansible
3 289 (49.57%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (21.78%) Terraform
5 104 (17.84%) Kubernetes
6 73 (12.52%) Nagios
7 26 (4.46%) Salt
8 22 (3.77%) Packer
9 21 (3.60%) Icinga
10 17 (2.92%) Cobbler
11 14 (2.40%) Grafana
11 14 (2.40%) ZABBIX
12 13 (2.23%) HAProxy
12 13 (2.23%) Prometheus
12 13 (2.23%) rkt
13 11 (1.89%) Tivoli
14 10 (1.72%) logstash
15 7 (1.20%) Mesos
16 6 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (1.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 160 (27.44%) Red Hat
2 66 (11.32%) VMware
3 62 (10.63%) SaltStack
4 36 (6.17%) SAP
5 34 (5.83%) Atlassian
6 33 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 27 (4.63%) Oracle
8 24 (4.12%) Google
9 13 (2.23%) Rackspace
10 10 (1.72%) Cisco
10 10 (1.72%) Splunk
11 7 (1.20%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.20%) New Relic
12 5 (0.86%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.86%) XebiaLabs
13 4 (0.69%) EnterpriseDB
13 4 (0.69%) Perforce
14 3 (0.51%) F5
14 3 (0.51%) ForgeRock
14 3 (0.51%) NetApp