Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 676 716 807
Rank change year-on-year +40 +91 +188
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 572 494 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 521 426 446
UK median annual salary £55,000 £58,847 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +2.34% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 169,607 169,366 204,229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139,181 140,637 170,778
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +58 558 £57,500 -4.17% 69
UK excluding London +66 298 £50,500 +1.00% 35
London +24 271 £65,000 - 35
North of England +59 109 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South East -7 95 £55,000 +7.84% 14
North West +27 66 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Midlands -1 31 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Yorkshire +25 30 £52,500 +16.67%
South West +27 29 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East of England 0 23 £57,500 +18.56% 6
East Midlands -7 17 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -2 14 £55,000 -12.00% 2
North East -13 13 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Wales +11 6 £38,000 -2.56% 1
Scotland -37 5 £37,500 -37.50%

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 572 (100.00%) Linux
1 572 (100.00%) DevOps
2 390 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
3 378 (66.08%) Python
4 350 (61.19%) Puppet
5 330 (57.69%) Ansible
6 298 (52.10%) Opscode Chef
7 258 (45.10%) Bash Shell
8 250 (43.71%) Jenkins
9 219 (38.29%) Docker
10 210 (36.71%) Configuration Management
11 196 (34.27%) Ruby
12 169 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
13 160 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
14 152 (26.57%) Java
15 133 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 124 (21.68%) Terraform
17 122 (21.33%) Perl
18 114 (19.93%) MySQL
19 110 (19.23%) Kubernetes
20 96 (16.78%) Red Hat
20 96 (16.78%) Git (software)
21 95 (16.61%) SQL
21 95 (16.61%) VMware
22 93 (16.26%) Unix
23 92 (16.08%) Finance
24 87 (15.21%) Windows
25 85 (14.86%) Web Services
26 74 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 72 (12.59%) CentOS

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 67 (11.71%) Apache
2 58 (10.14%) nginx
3 56 (9.79%) Tomcat
4 44 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 21 (3.67%) Confluence
6 20 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.45%) IIS
8 9 (1.57%) JBoss
8 9 (1.57%) uWSGI
9 8 (1.40%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.22%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.70%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.17%) Drupal
14 1 (0.17%) Jetty
14 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) HipChat
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 390 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (9.97%) SaaS
4 43 (7.52%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (5.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 30 (5.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (4.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 25 (4.37%) Amazon S3
9 21 (3.67%) PaaS
10 20 (3.50%) IaaS
11 18 (3.15%) Amazon ELB
11 18 (3.15%) Route 53
12 16 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.22%) Datadog
14 7 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (1.05%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.87%) DNS
2 26 (4.55%) Firewall
2 26 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.15%) DHCP
4 17 (2.97%) SSH
5 15 (2.62%) HTTP
5 15 (2.62%) SSL
5 15 (2.62%) VPN
6 12 (2.10%) SMTP
7 11 (1.92%) BGP
7 11 (1.92%) Internet
8 10 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.75%) SNMP
9 9 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (1.57%) OpenVPN
9 9 (1.57%) VLAN
9 9 (1.57%) VoIP
10 6 (1.05%) LAN
10 6 (1.05%) Network Security
10 6 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (19.93%) MySQL
2 53 (9.27%) MongoDB
3 49 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.07%) Big Data
5 25 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
5 25 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.97%) Couchbase
6 17 (2.97%) SQL Server
7 16 (2.80%) Redis
8 14 (2.45%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.27%) MariaDB
10 12 (2.10%) Neo4j
11 11 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.70%) RethinkDB
13 3 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.35%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 250 (43.71%) Jenkins
2 96 (16.78%) Git (software)
3 53 (9.27%) TeamCity
4 48 (8.39%) JIRA
5 45 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (6.64%) Vagrant
7 28 (4.90%) Maven
8 24 (4.20%) Subversion
9 20 (3.50%) GitLab
10 11 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.75%) Hudson
12 9 (1.57%) GoCD
13 8 (1.40%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.40%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.40%) Travis CI
14 7 (1.22%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.22%) Gradle
15 5 (0.87%) PyCharm
15 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.70%) SonarQube
General
1 92 (16.08%) Finance
2 31 (5.42%) Banking
3 30 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.37%) Retail
5 21 (3.67%) Marketing
6 13 (2.27%) Advertising
7 12 (2.10%) Electronics
7 12 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.40%) Games
9 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (14.86%) Web Services
2 46 (8.04%) LAMP
3 35 (6.12%) Node.js
4 33 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
5 30 (5.24%) LDAP
6 23 (4.02%) Elastic Stack
7 18 (3.15%) Django
8 17 (2.97%) .NET
9 16 (2.80%) Kafka
10 12 (2.10%) AngularJS
11 11 (1.92%) PHP-FPM
11 11 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (1.75%) FreeSWITCH
12 10 (1.75%) React
13 9 (1.57%) WSGI
14 8 (1.40%) Spring
15 7 (1.22%) JSON
16 6 (1.05%) RESTful
17 5 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
18 4 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.07%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.90%) Fintech
3 24 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.50%) Private Cloud
6 16 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.10%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.75%) Replication
9 9 (1.57%) Wiki
10 8 (1.40%) Clustering
11 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.87%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.87%) Minimum Viable Product
12 5 (0.87%) Social Media
13 4 (0.70%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 572 (100.00%) Linux
2 93 (16.26%) Unix
3 87 (15.21%) Windows
4 74 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (12.59%) CentOS
6 57 (9.97%) Ubuntu
7 35 (6.12%) Debian
8 14 (2.45%) Windows Server
9 9 (1.57%) Nucleus RTOS
10 5 (0.87%) Fedora
11 4 (0.70%) Solaris
11 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.35%) SUSE
13 2 (0.35%) VyOS
14 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (100.00%) DevOps
2 210 (36.71%) Configuration Management
3 169 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
4 160 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (11.01%) High Availability
6 59 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
7 57 (9.97%) Microservices
8 48 (8.39%) Open Source
9 41 (7.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 39 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 36 (6.29%) Test Automation
12 34 (5.94%) Task Automation
13 32 (5.59%) E-Commerce
14 23 (4.02%) Software Delivery
15 21 (3.67%) Migration
15 21 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (3.67%) Service Delivery
16 20 (3.50%) Machine Learning
17 19 (3.32%) Analytics
17 19 (3.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 378 (66.08%) Python
2 258 (45.10%) Bash Shell
3 196 (34.27%) Ruby
4 152 (26.57%) Java
5 122 (21.33%) Perl
6 95 (16.61%) SQL
7 70 (12.24%) PHP
8 45 (7.87%) PowerShell
9 31 (5.42%) JavaScript
10 24 (4.20%) Go
11 20 (3.50%) C#
12 15 (2.62%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.92%) C
13 11 (1.92%) Groovy
14 6 (1.05%) C++
15 4 (0.70%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.70%) Korn
15 4 (0.70%) VB
16 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (7.34%) Degree
2 20 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.80%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.22%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.22%) RHCE
5 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.35%) GCP
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 219 (38.29%) Docker
2 72 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (2.80%) NFS
5 15 (2.62%) Samba
6 12 (2.10%) Active Directory
6 12 (2.10%) KVM
7 11 (1.92%) Postfix
8 10 (1.75%) Kamailio
9 9 (1.57%) BIND 9
10 8 (1.40%) VirtualBox
11 7 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.22%) vSphere
12 6 (1.05%) LXC
12 6 (1.05%) Xen
13 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.70%) Varnish
14 2 (0.35%) iptables
14 2 (0.35%) RHEV
14 2 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 350 (61.19%) Puppet
2 330 (57.69%) Ansible
3 298 (52.10%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (21.68%) Terraform
5 110 (19.23%) Kubernetes
6 64 (11.19%) Nagios
7 46 (8.04%) Salt
8 40 (6.99%) Packer
9 14 (2.45%) HAProxy
10 12 (2.10%) Grafana
10 12 (2.10%) Icinga
11 11 (1.92%) Prometheus
12 10 (1.75%) Cacti
13 9 (1.57%) Munin
14 7 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.87%) Cobbler
15 5 (0.87%) Consul
15 5 (0.87%) logstash
15 5 (0.87%) Rancher
15 5 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (16.78%) Red Hat
2 95 (16.61%) VMware
3 53 (9.27%) SaltStack
4 41 (7.17%) Google
5 25 (4.37%) Splunk
6 21 (3.67%) Microsoft
7 19 (3.32%) Cisco
7 19 (3.32%) New Relic
7 19 (3.32%) Oracle
8 15 (2.62%) Atlassian
9 12 (2.10%) SAP
10 11 (1.92%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.57%) Dell
12 8 (1.40%) Sun
13 5 (0.87%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.52%) CenturyLink
14 3 (0.52%) Citrix
15 2 (0.35%) NetApp
16 1 (0.17%) Nokia
16 1 (0.17%) Remedy