Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 699 797
Rank change year-on-year +24 +98 +215
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 579 571 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 525 516 475
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% -7.62% +10.53%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +32 556 £57,500 -4.17% 42
UK excluding London +80 291 £50,000 +3.09% 27
London -33 276 £62,500 -3.85% 15
South East +55 111 £55,000 - 6
North of England +61 105 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Yorkshire +56 56 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West +21 43 £47,500 - 6
Midlands +12 22 £52,500 -8.70% 4
East of England +12 21 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South West +44 20 £53,750 +43.33% 2
East Midlands +23 17 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Wales +22 10 £38,000 -2.56%
North East +12 6 £43,750 -2.78%
West Midlands +4 5 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 579 (100.00%) Linux
1 579 (100.00%) DevOps
2 378 (65.28%) Puppet
3 372 (64.25%) Amazon AWS
4 365 (63.04%) Python
5 327 (56.48%) Ansible
6 309 (53.37%) Opscode Chef
7 243 (41.97%) Bash Shell
8 233 (40.24%) Jenkins
8 233 (40.24%) Docker
9 225 (38.86%) Configuration Management
10 203 (35.06%) Ruby
11 158 (27.29%) Perl
12 151 (26.08%) Continuous Integration
13 150 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
14 144 (24.87%) Java
14 144 (24.87%) Red Hat
15 141 (24.35%) Terraform
16 122 (21.07%) Kubernetes
17 117 (20.21%) Git (software)
18 112 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
19 109 (18.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 109 (18.83%) MySQL
20 106 (18.31%) CentOS
21 102 (17.62%) Finance
22 97 (16.75%) Windows
23 91 (15.72%) Apache
24 89 (15.37%) SQL
25 82 (14.16%) Unix
26 72 (12.44%) Ubuntu

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 91 (15.72%) Apache
2 72 (12.44%) Tomcat
3 58 (10.02%) nginx
4 49 (8.46%) OpenStack
5 42 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (5.70%) Confluence
7 32 (5.53%) IIS
8 10 (1.73%) JBoss
9 8 (1.38%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.86%) Jetty
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.69%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.35%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.35%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 372 (64.25%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.04%) SaaS
4 33 (5.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (5.18%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (3.97%) GitHub
6 23 (3.97%) IaaS
7 20 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (2.25%) PaaS
9 10 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.73%) Serverless
10 9 (1.55%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.55%) Datadog
10 9 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.12%) DNS
2 37 (6.39%) Firewall
3 26 (4.49%) Internet
4 19 (3.28%) LDAP
5 15 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.42%) VPN
7 12 (2.07%) HTTP
8 11 (1.90%) Network Security
9 10 (1.73%) BGP
9 10 (1.73%) SMTP
10 8 (1.38%) IMAP
10 8 (1.38%) SAN
11 7 (1.21%) SSH
11 7 (1.21%) SSL
12 6 (1.04%) DHCP
12 6 (1.04%) SMS
12 6 (1.04%) VoIP
13 5 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.86%) SNMP
14 4 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.83%) MySQL
2 52 (8.98%) NoSQL
3 44 (7.60%) MongoDB
4 34 (5.87%) SQL Server
5 28 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (2.94%) Big Data
8 16 (2.76%) Couchbase
9 14 (2.42%) MariaDB
10 12 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.90%) Redis
12 9 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.21%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.04%) InfluxDB
16 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 233 (40.24%) Jenkins
2 117 (20.21%) Git (software)
3 56 (9.67%) JIRA
4 48 (8.29%) TeamCity
5 46 (7.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 35 (6.04%) Vagrant
7 28 (4.84%) Maven
8 24 (4.15%) Hudson
9 21 (3.63%) Bitbucket
10 19 (3.28%) Subversion
11 18 (3.11%) GitLab
12 16 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (2.07%) GoCD
14 9 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.55%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.21%) Travis CI
16 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (0.69%) MSBuild
18 3 (0.52%) Artifactory
General
1 102 (17.62%) Finance
2 54 (9.33%) Banking
3 40 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.35%) Games
5 29 (5.01%) Marketing
6 21 (3.63%) Electronics
6 21 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.11%) Retail
8 8 (1.38%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.04%) Law
10 4 (0.69%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.36%) Web Services
2 53 (9.15%) LAMP
3 35 (6.04%) Node.js
4 27 (4.66%) LEMP Stack
5 24 (4.15%) Kafka
6 23 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (3.11%) .NET
8 9 (1.55%) Sensu
9 8 (1.38%) J2EE
10 7 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (1.04%) Django
11 6 (1.04%) HTML
11 6 (1.04%) Middleware
11 6 (1.04%) RESTful
12 5 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (0.86%) FreeSWITCH
12 5 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.86%) PHP-FPM
12 5 (0.86%) SOAP
13 4 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.87%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.28%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.11%) Fintech
6 13 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (1.90%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.90%) Replication
8 9 (1.55%) Video\Live Streaming
9 8 (1.38%) Clustering
9 8 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.21%) Social Media
11 6 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.69%) Wiki
14 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 579 (100.00%) Linux
2 109 (18.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 106 (18.31%) CentOS
4 97 (16.75%) Windows
5 82 (14.16%) Unix
6 72 (12.44%) Ubuntu
7 36 (6.22%) Debian
7 36 (6.22%) Windows Server
8 17 (2.94%) Solaris
9 16 (2.76%) Fedora
10 10 (1.73%) CoreOS
11 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.86%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.69%) SUSE
15 2 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.17%) Android
16 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (100.00%) DevOps
2 225 (38.86%) Configuration Management
3 151 (26.08%) Continuous Integration
4 150 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (10.54%) Software Engineering
6 52 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (6.91%) High Availability
8 37 (6.39%) Migration
8 37 (6.39%) Open Source
9 34 (5.87%) E-Commerce
10 33 (5.70%) Continuous Deployment
10 33 (5.70%) Microservices
11 32 (5.53%) Scrum
11 32 (5.53%) Task Automation
12 24 (4.15%) Digital Marketing
12 24 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (3.80%) Analytics
13 22 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (3.80%) Software Delivery
14 21 (3.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 365 (63.04%) Python
2 243 (41.97%) Bash Shell
3 203 (35.06%) Ruby
4 158 (27.29%) Perl
5 144 (24.87%) Java
6 89 (15.37%) SQL
7 69 (11.92%) PHP
8 64 (11.05%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.49%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.80%) Go
11 20 (3.45%) JavaScript
12 16 (2.76%) Bourne shell
12 16 (2.76%) C
12 16 (2.76%) Groovy
12 16 (2.76%) Korn
13 13 (2.25%) C#
14 11 (1.90%) C++
15 2 (0.35%) AWK
16 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (7.08%) Degree
2 22 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.38%) RHCE
4 6 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.86%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.76%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) GCP
2 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (0.52%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.35%) DICOM
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 233 (40.24%) Docker
2 45 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.84%) LXC
4 18 (3.11%) Xen
5 16 (2.76%) KVM
6 12 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.90%) NFS
7 11 (1.90%) Postfix
8 9 (1.55%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.04%) Varnish
11 5 (0.86%) iptables
11 5 (0.86%) Kamailio
11 5 (0.86%) Samba
11 5 (0.86%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
12 4 (0.69%) BIND 9
12 4 (0.69%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.52%) vSphere
13 3 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 378 (65.28%) Puppet
2 327 (56.48%) Ansible
3 309 (53.37%) Opscode Chef
4 141 (24.35%) Terraform
5 122 (21.07%) Kubernetes
6 70 (12.09%) Nagios
7 36 (6.22%) Salt
8 34 (5.87%) Packer
9 22 (3.80%) Icinga
10 18 (3.11%) Grafana
11 16 (2.76%) Cobbler
11 16 (2.76%) ZABBIX
12 15 (2.59%) HAProxy
13 13 (2.25%) logstash
13 13 (2.25%) Prometheus
14 11 (1.90%) rkt
15 9 (1.55%) Munin
15 9 (1.55%) Tivoli
16 7 (1.21%) Kibana
17 5 (0.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 144 (24.87%) Red Hat
2 71 (12.26%) VMware
3 64 (11.05%) SaltStack
4 28 (4.84%) Google
5 26 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 24 (4.15%) Atlassian
6 24 (4.15%) Oracle
7 21 (3.63%) SAP
8 18 (3.11%) Cisco
9 14 (2.42%) Rackspace
10 10 (1.73%) Splunk
11 8 (1.38%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.38%) Sun
12 7 (1.21%) New Relic
13 5 (0.86%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.69%) Dell
15 3 (0.52%) Citrix
15 3 (0.52%) NetApp
16 2 (0.35%) IBM
16 2 (0.35%) Temenos