Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 670 727 732
Rank change year-on-year +57 +5 +138
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 568 486 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 515 420 521
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +5.00%

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 166,024 165,879 194,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,024 136,627 163,207
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 +66 555 £57,500 - 72
London +35 286 £65,000 - 37
UK excluding London +46 282 £52,500 +10.53% 39
North of England +54 100 £52,500 +16.67% 13
South East -45 72 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North West +21 60 £52,500 +14.13% 6
South West +18 45 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire +16 28 £52,500 +23.53% 6
East of England +12 27 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Midlands +18 25 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands - 15 £62,500 - 2
North East -8 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +18 10 £55,000 - 2
Scotland -23 7 £45,000 - 1
Wales +10 6 £40,000 +6.67% 3

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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.

1 568 (100.00%) Linux
1 568 (100.00%) DevOps
2 401 (70.60%) Amazon AWS
3 351 (61.80%) Python
4 336 (59.15%) Puppet
5 322 (56.69%) Ansible
6 269 (47.36%) Jenkins
7 260 (45.77%) Opscode Chef
8 238 (41.90%) Docker
9 224 (39.44%) Bash Shell
10 203 (35.74%) Configuration Management
11 191 (33.63%) Ruby
11 191 (33.63%) Continuous Integration
12 168 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
13 166 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
14 136 (23.94%) Terraform
15 132 (23.24%) Java
16 118 (20.77%) Kubernetes
17 115 (20.25%) Red Hat
18 112 (19.72%) VMware
19 106 (18.66%) Windows
20 105 (18.49%) Perl
21 103 (18.13%) MySQL
21 103 (18.13%) Deployment Automation
22 99 (17.43%) Unix
23 97 (17.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 93 (16.37%) Finance
25 90 (15.85%) Git (software)
26 83 (14.61%) CentOS
27 80 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 70 (12.32%) Apache
2 53 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (4.58%) nginx
5 21 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.29%) Apache Solr
7 12 (2.11%) Confluence
8 8 (1.41%) CloudStack
9 7 (1.23%) JBoss
10 4 (0.70%) IIS
11 3 (0.53%) Drupal
11 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.35%) uWSGI
12 2 (0.35%) WordPress
13 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 401 (70.60%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
4 48 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 47 (8.27%) SaaS
6 43 (7.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 42 (7.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 41 (7.22%) Amazon S3
9 28 (4.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 23 (4.05%) Amazon ELB
11 21 (3.70%) IaaS
11 21 (3.70%) Route 53
12 17 (2.99%) PaaS
13 16 (2.82%) GitHub
14 13 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (2.11%) Serverless
16 9 (1.58%) AWS OpsWorks
17 7 (1.23%) OpenShift
18 5 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.93%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.87%) DNS
2 22 (3.87%) Firewall
3 19 (3.35%) Internet
4 18 (3.17%) LAN
4 18 (3.17%) Network Security
5 13 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (2.11%) HTTP
6 12 (2.11%) VPN
7 11 (1.94%) SSL
8 9 (1.58%) DHCP
9 8 (1.41%) SSH
9 8 (1.41%) WAN
10 5 (0.88%) BGP
10 5 (0.88%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.70%) VoIP
12 3 (0.53%) SMTP
13 2 (0.35%) SNMP
13 2 (0.35%) VLAN
13 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (18.13%) MySQL
2 47 (8.27%) NoSQL
3 38 (6.69%) Amazon RDS
4 27 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.99%) Redis
7 15 (2.64%) Big Data
8 14 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.94%) Blockchain
10 7 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.06%) SQL Server
12 5 (0.88%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.88%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.35%) RethinkDB
15 1 (0.18%) Impala
Development Applications
1 269 (47.36%) Jenkins
2 97 (17.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 90 (15.85%) Git (software)
4 45 (7.92%) TeamCity
5 35 (6.16%) Vagrant
6 28 (4.93%) GitLab
7 26 (4.58%) JIRA
8 22 (3.87%) Hudson
9 21 (3.70%) Subversion
10 16 (2.82%) Travis CI
11 14 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (2.29%) MSBuild
13 12 (2.11%) GoCD
13 12 (2.11%) Maven
14 8 (1.41%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.23%) Bitbucket
16 6 (1.06%) Gradle
16 6 (1.06%) SonarQube
17 5 (0.88%) Artifactory
18 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (16.37%) Finance
2 52 (9.15%) Retail
3 37 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.87%) Marketing
5 16 (2.82%) Advertising
6 14 (2.46%) Banking
7 11 (1.94%) Electronics
7 11 (1.94%) Games
7 11 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.35%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.15%) Web Services
2 34 (5.99%) LAMP
3 29 (5.11%) Elastic Stack
4 25 (4.40%) Node.js
5 16 (2.82%) .NET
5 16 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
6 15 (2.64%) Django
7 14 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (2.11%) LDAP
8 12 (2.11%) React
9 10 (1.76%) Middleware
10 9 (1.58%) JSON
11 6 (1.06%) Kafka
12 5 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (0.88%) Sensu
13 4 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
14 3 (0.53%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.53%) REST
15 2 (0.35%) FreeSWITCH
15 2 (0.35%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.63%) Fintech
2 24 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 15 (2.64%) Private Cloud
5 13 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.29%) Robotics
6 12 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.06%) Minimum Viable Product
10 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.53%) Clustering
12 3 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.53%) Online Games
12 3 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 568 (100.00%) Linux
2 106 (18.66%) Windows
3 99 (17.43%) Unix
4 83 (14.61%) CentOS
5 80 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 22 (3.87%) Debian
8 19 (3.35%) Windows Server
9 14 (2.46%) Fedora
10 13 (2.29%) Nucleus RTOS
11 10 (1.76%) SUSE
12 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (1.41%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.88%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.88%) VyOS
15 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.18%) VMS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (100.00%) DevOps
2 203 (35.74%) Configuration Management
3 191 (33.63%) Continuous Integration
4 168 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (18.13%) Deployment Automation
6 72 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 68 (11.97%) Open Source
8 61 (10.74%) Continuous Deployment
9 58 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (10.04%) High Availability
11 54 (9.51%) E-Commerce
12 49 (8.63%) Microservices
12 49 (8.63%) Test Automation
13 39 (6.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 39 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 35 (6.16%) Mentoring
15 32 (5.63%) Scrum
16 30 (5.28%) Task Automation
17 26 (4.58%) Artificial Intelligence
18 25 (4.40%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 351 (61.80%) Python
2 224 (39.44%) Bash Shell
3 191 (33.63%) Ruby
4 132 (23.24%) Java
5 105 (18.49%) Perl
6 56 (9.86%) SQL
7 52 (9.15%) PHP
8 50 (8.80%) PowerShell
9 33 (5.81%) C#
9 33 (5.81%) JavaScript
10 28 (4.93%) Go
11 27 (4.75%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.46%) Bourne shell
12 14 (2.46%) Korn
13 8 (1.41%) Groovy
14 7 (1.23%) C++
15 6 (1.06%) VB
16 5 (0.88%) C
17 4 (0.70%) Scala
18 2 (0.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 45 (7.92%) AWS Certification
2 44 (7.75%) Degree
3 11 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.58%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.58%) RHCE
5 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) CISSP
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.18%) LPIC
6 1 (0.18%) OCA
6 1 (0.18%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.18%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.58%) QA
2 8 (1.41%) GCP
3 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 238 (41.90%) Docker
2 70 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.52%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.29%) KVM
7 10 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.58%) VirtualBox
9 8 (1.41%) NFS
9 8 (1.41%) vSphere
10 7 (1.23%) Samba
11 5 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.88%) LXC
12 3 (0.53%) Postfix
13 2 (0.35%) BIND 9
13 2 (0.35%) iptables
13 2 (0.35%) Kamailio
13 2 (0.35%) Varnish
14 1 (0.18%) Corosync
14 1 (0.18%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 336 (59.15%) Puppet
2 322 (56.69%) Ansible
3 260 (45.77%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (23.94%) Terraform
5 118 (20.77%) Kubernetes
6 37 (6.51%) Nagios
7 31 (5.46%) Packer
8 30 (5.28%) Salt
9 21 (3.70%) ZABBIX
10 15 (2.64%) Prometheus
11 13 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (1.94%) Cobbler
13 9 (1.58%) Kibana
13 9 (1.58%) Red Hat Satellite
14 8 (1.41%) Graphite
14 8 (1.41%) HAProxy
15 7 (1.23%) Cacti
15 7 (1.23%) Munin
16 6 (1.06%) Grafana
16 6 (1.06%) logstash
Vendors
1 115 (20.25%) Red Hat
2 112 (19.72%) VMware
3 44 (7.75%) Splunk
4 39 (6.87%) Google
5 36 (6.34%) Microsoft
6 34 (5.99%) SaltStack
7 30 (5.28%) Cisco
8 26 (4.58%) New Relic
9 14 (2.46%) Oracle
10 11 (1.94%) SAP
11 10 (1.76%) Blue Prism
12 7 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.06%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.70%) PagerDuty
15 3 (0.53%) EnterpriseDB
16 2 (0.35%) Dell
17 1 (0.18%) IBM
17 1 (0.18%) Juniper
17 1 (0.18%) NetApp
17 1 (0.18%) TOWER Software