Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 791 694 690
Rank change year-on-year -97 -4 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 76 444 563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 82 445 535
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.62% -1.74%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £38,600
90th Percentile £83,625 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +11.65% +8.42%

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 82,389 137,120 165,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.96% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66,012 108,943 134,433
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer.

Salary trend for Linux DevOps Engineer in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 -107 70 £62,500 - 14
UK excluding London +53 50 £60,000 +4.35% 6
London -55 27 £65,000 -7.14% 8
South East +90 16 £60,000 -2.04%
North of England +60 15 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire +72 8 £62,500 +6.38% 1
Work from Home +20 8 £60,000 -14.29% 1
South West +80 7 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North West +47 7 £62,500 +4.17%
Midlands +83 6 £60,000 +9.09%
East of England +54 6 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Scotland +68 4 £62,500 +31.58%
West Midlands +77 3 £60,000 +9.09%
East Midlands +60 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Wales +8 2 £52,500 -19.23%

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

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, Linux DevOps Engineer 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 Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Linux
1 76 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (60.53%) Python
3 37 (48.68%) AWS
4 36 (47.37%) Docker
5 35 (46.05%) Bash Shell
6 31 (40.79%) Azure
6 31 (40.79%) Kubernetes
7 30 (39.47%) Ansible
8 25 (32.89%) Finance
9 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (30.26%) Open Source
10 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure as Code
10 23 (30.26%) Terraform
11 22 (28.95%) Puppet
11 22 (28.95%) Configuration Management
12 21 (27.63%) Ruby
13 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
14 17 (22.37%) Unix
15 16 (21.05%) Windows
15 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (18.42%) SQL
17 13 (17.11%) Deployment Automation
18 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 11 (14.47%) Oracle
18 11 (14.47%) Shell Script
18 11 (14.47%) VMware
19 10 (13.16%) PowerShell

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 5 (6.58%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (6.58%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.95%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.68%) AWS
2 31 (40.79%) Azure
3 7 (9.21%) GitHub
4 6 (7.89%) OpenShift
5 5 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (6.58%) GCP
6 4 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (5.26%) PaaS
6 4 (5.26%) SaaS
6 4 (5.26%) Serverless
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.95%) Azure Functions
7 3 (3.95%) IaaS
7 3 (3.95%) Route 53
8 2 (2.63%) Slack
9 1 (1.32%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.32%) AWS IoT
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) VLAN
3 2 (2.63%) Broadband
3 2 (2.63%) MPLS
3 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.32%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.95%) GitLab
6 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (1.32%) Hudson
7 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.32%) Postman
7 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Law
3 3 (3.95%) Games
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (9.21%) Node.js
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.63%) Kafka
4 2 (2.63%) LAMP
4 2 (2.63%) LDAP
4 2 (2.63%) React
4 2 (2.63%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.32%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (22.37%) Unix
3 16 (21.05%) Windows
4 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.89%) CentOS
6 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.95%) VMS
8 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) DevOps
2 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure as Code
3 23 (30.26%) Open Source
4 22 (28.95%) Configuration Management
5 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.11%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (11.84%) Scrum
10 8 (10.53%) DSDM
10 8 (10.53%) RUP
11 6 (7.89%) Analytics
11 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Automation
12 4 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (5.26%) Migration
12 4 (5.26%) OOP
13 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
13 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Python
2 35 (46.05%) Bash Shell
3 21 (27.63%) Ruby
4 14 (18.42%) SQL
5 11 (14.47%) Shell Script
6 10 (13.16%) Go
6 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.21%) C#
7 7 (9.21%) C++
8 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.26%) PHP
10 2 (2.63%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) C
11 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) FINRA
System Software
1 36 (47.37%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.63%) NFS
3 2 (2.63%) Samba
3 2 (2.63%) Squid
3 2 (2.63%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) Kubernetes
2 30 (39.47%) Ansible
3 23 (30.26%) Terraform
4 22 (28.95%) Puppet
5 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (13.16%) Grafana
7 8 (10.53%) Cobbler
7 8 (10.53%) Tivoli
8 5 (6.58%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (6.58%) Salt
9 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
10 3 (3.95%) Nagios
11 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (2.63%) Control-M
11 2 (2.63%) Packer
12 1 (1.32%) Check_MK
12 1 (1.32%) Graphite
12 1 (1.32%) Icinga
12 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle
1 11 (14.47%) VMware
2 8 (10.53%) EnterpriseDB
2 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.26%) Splunk
5 3 (3.95%) Google
6 2 (2.63%) Centrify
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) SaltStack