The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Development Operations Engineer
UK
Rank 668 669 777
Rank change year-on-year +1 +108  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 197 280 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 168 245 154
Median salary £61,250 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Linux DevOps Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 194 £61,250 -2.00% 43
London -22 105 £65,000 +1.16% 20
South East +76 54 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Berkshire +62 31 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Reading +64 27 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Surrey +45 10 £50,500 -3.80%
City of London +14 10 £65,000 +4.00% 6
South West +16 8 £41,250 -41.07% 1
Manchester -23 8 £45,000 - 6
North West -24 8 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Oxfordshire +6 7 £50,000 -44.44% 2
East of England +29 6 £48,750 +6.55% 4
Leeds +13 6 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire +10 6 £50,000 +17.64% 3
West Yorkshire +1 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 5 £47,500 - 4
Cambridge +13 5 £47,500 - 4
Nottingham - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
Newbury +6 4 £62,500 -
Bath - 4 £40,000 -
Somerset - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire +25 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Staines -19 3 £51,000 -2.85%
Fareham - 3 £35,000 -
Kent +25 2 £50,000 -
Oxford +6 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol 0 2 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 451 (100.00%) Linux
1 451 (100.00%) DevOps
2 296 (65.63%) Python
3 284 (62.97%) Puppet
4 248 (54.99%) Amazon AWS
5 227 (50.33%) Opscode Chef
6 212 (47.01%) Ansible
7 210 (46.56%) Bash Shell
8 157 (34.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 155 (34.37%) Configuration Management
9 155 (34.37%) Jenkins
10 148 (32.82%) Red Hat
11 140 (31.04%) Perl
12 139 (30.82%) Ruby
13 134 (29.71%) Docker
14 127 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (26.39%) Git (software)
16 117 (25.94%) Finance
17 107 (23.73%) Java
18 104 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
19 100 (22.17%) MySQL
20 99 (21.95%) CentOS
21 98 (21.73%) Unix
22 88 (19.51%) VMware
23 79 (17.52%) Apache
24 74 (16.41%) Windows
24 74 (16.41%) Ubuntu
25 72 (15.96%) Web Services
26 69 (15.30%) SQL
27 68 (15.08%) SaaS

Linux DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 79 (17.52%) Apache
2 50 (11.09%) Tomcat
3 35 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (7.32%) OpenStack
5 18 (3.99%) Confluence
5 18 (3.99%) JBoss
6 17 (3.77%) Apache Spark
7 15 (3.33%) IIS
8 11 (2.44%) CloudStack
9 10 (2.22%) nginx
10 9 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.89%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.89%) WildFly
12 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
13 2 (0.44%) Jetty
13 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) GNU Octave
1 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 248 (54.99%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (15.08%) SaaS
3 28 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (2.88%) Amazon S3
6 13 (2.88%) GitHub
7 10 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (2.00%) Heroku
9 8 (1.77%) IaaS
10 6 (1.33%) PaaS
11 5 (1.11%) Akamai
11 5 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.11%) Route 53
12 4 (0.89%) Slack
13 3 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.44%) Bluemix
14 2 (0.44%) Datadog
14 2 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.87%) TCP/IP
2 34 (7.54%) DNS
3 27 (5.99%) HTTP
4 25 (5.54%) Internet
5 23 (5.10%) Firewall
6 18 (3.99%) VPN
7 11 (2.44%) LDAP
8 9 (2.00%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.55%) LAN
9 7 (1.55%) SSL
10 5 (1.11%) AMQP
10 5 (1.11%) DHCP
10 5 (1.11%) Network Security
11 4 (0.89%) SAN
11 4 (0.89%) SNMP
12 3 (0.67%) IPv4
12 3 (0.67%) IPv6
12 3 (0.67%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.67%) PPP
12 3 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (22.17%) MySQL
2 33 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 25 (5.54%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.54%) Redis
4 24 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.55%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.88%) Big Data
7 12 (2.66%) MariaDB
7 12 (2.66%) SQL Server
8 11 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.44%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.44%) GIS
12 2 (0.44%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.22%) HBase
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 155 (34.37%) Jenkins
2 119 (26.39%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.76%) TeamCity
4 40 (8.87%) Subversion
5 39 (8.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (7.32%) Maven
7 28 (6.21%) Vagrant
8 21 (4.66%) JIRA
9 19 (4.21%) Hudson
10 18 (3.99%) Ant
10 18 (3.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (3.77%) MSBuild
12 16 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
13 9 (2.00%) Gradle
14 7 (1.55%) GitLab
14 7 (1.55%) Travis CI
15 5 (1.11%) FishEye
16 4 (0.89%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.89%) Fiddler
General
1 117 (25.94%) Finance
2 48 (10.64%) Banking
3 32 (7.10%) Marketing
4 25 (5.54%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.21%) Electronics
5 19 (4.21%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.66%) Games
7 10 (2.22%) Publishing
8 8 (1.77%) Retail
9 7 (1.55%) Front Office
10 3 (0.67%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.96%) Web Services
2 36 (7.98%) LAMP
3 31 (6.87%) Node.js
4 21 (4.66%) .NET
5 17 (3.77%) Spring
6 13 (2.88%) Kafka
7 9 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.77%) Memcached
8 8 (1.77%) Middleware
8 8 (1.77%) Sphinx
9 7 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (1.55%) REST
10 6 (1.33%) Java EE
10 6 (1.33%) Sensu
11 5 (1.11%) CSS
11 5 (1.11%) HTML
11 5 (1.11%) JMS
12 4 (0.89%) J2EE
12 4 (0.89%) LEMP Stack
12 4 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.10%) Fintech
2 28 (6.21%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.44%) iPad
4 10 (2.22%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (1.33%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.33%) Replication
7 5 (1.11%) Online Gambling
8 4 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.67%) HACMP
10 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.44%) Social Media
11 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 451 (100.00%) Linux
2 157 (34.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 99 (21.95%) CentOS
4 98 (21.73%) Unix
5 74 (16.41%) Ubuntu
5 74 (16.41%) Windows
6 45 (9.98%) Debian
7 13 (2.88%) Solaris
8 9 (2.00%) CoreOS
8 9 (2.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.11%) AIX
9 5 (1.11%) SmartOS
10 3 (0.67%) Fedora
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.22%) VMS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (100.00%) DevOps
2 155 (34.37%) Configuration Management
3 127 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (14.19%) Open Source
6 41 (9.09%) Migration
7 38 (8.43%) E-Commerce
8 37 (8.20%) Scrum
9 34 (7.54%) Build Automation
9 34 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (5.54%) Digital Marketing
12 24 (5.32%) Continuous Deployment
13 21 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.66%) High Availability
14 20 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.21%) Programme Management
16 17 (3.77%) Load Balancing
16 17 (3.77%) Microservices
17 16 (3.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 296 (65.63%) Python
2 210 (46.56%) Bash Shell
3 140 (31.04%) Perl
4 139 (30.82%) Ruby
5 107 (23.73%) Java
6 69 (15.30%) SQL
7 41 (9.09%) PHP
8 32 (7.10%) C++
8 32 (7.10%) PowerShell
9 29 (6.43%) Shell Script
10 23 (5.10%) Korn
11 20 (4.43%) Bourne shell
12 15 (3.33%) C#
13 13 (2.88%) C
13 13 (2.88%) JavaScript
14 12 (2.66%) Go
14 12 (2.66%) Groovy
15 8 (1.77%) R
16 7 (1.55%) Scala
17 2 (0.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (4.66%) Degree
2 18 (3.99%) AWS Certification
3 12 (2.66%) RHCE
3 12 (2.66%) RHCSA
4 9 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) CCNA
6 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (29.71%) Docker
2 40 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.88%) Xen
4 21 (4.66%) KVM
5 18 (3.99%) Active Directory
6 17 (3.77%) XenServer
7 11 (2.44%) NFS
7 11 (2.44%) vSphere
8 8 (1.77%) Varnish
9 7 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (1.55%) vCloud
9 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.33%) Samba
10 6 (1.33%) Squid
11 5 (1.11%) LXC
12 4 (0.89%) etcd
12 4 (0.89%) flannel
13 3 (0.67%) iptables
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 284 (62.97%) Puppet
2 227 (50.33%) Opscode Chef
3 212 (47.01%) Ansible
4 55 (12.20%) Nagios
5 54 (11.97%) Terraform
6 41 (9.09%) Salt
7 34 (7.54%) Kubernetes
8 19 (4.21%) ZABBIX
9 11 (2.44%) Mesos
10 10 (2.22%) Cobbler
10 10 (2.22%) rkt
10 10 (2.22%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.77%) Graphite
11 8 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (1.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.33%) Packer
13 6 (1.33%) Sysdig
14 5 (1.11%) HAProxy
14 5 (1.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 148 (32.82%) Red Hat
2 88 (19.51%) VMware
3 42 (9.31%) Oracle
4 20 (4.43%) Atlassian
4 20 (4.43%) SaltStack
5 19 (4.21%) SAP
6 14 (3.10%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.88%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.66%) Google
9 10 (2.22%) EnterpriseDB
10 7 (1.55%) Splunk
11 5 (1.11%) Sun
12 4 (0.89%) Cisco
12 4 (0.89%) Citrix
12 4 (0.89%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.89%) Percona
13 3 (0.67%) F5
13 3 (0.67%) New Relic
13 3 (0.67%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.67%) Riverbed
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Funded Certs, Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wimbledon
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago