Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 709 679 714
Rank change year-on-year -30 +35 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 418 549 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 383 497 469
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £38,700
90th Percentile £95,000 £76,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year +9.52% +6.60% -3.90%

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 144,966 165,748 169,118
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.17% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,942 134,477 140,788
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £79,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -39 408 £60,000 +4.35% 89
London -11 218 £70,000 +7.69% 40
UK excluding London -24 193 £57,500 +9.52% 51
North of England +20 84 £60,000 +26.32% 14
North West +20 41 £60,000 +14.29% 5
South East -22 39 £57,500 +4.55% 16
Yorkshire +28 38 £57,500 +9.52% 7
East of England +34 30 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South West -6 20 £50,000 - 8
Midlands +28 16 £65,000 +23.81% 6
East Midlands +6 13 £65,000 +23.81% 3
North East +2 5 £53,750 +26.47% 2
West Midlands +31 3 £30,000 -40.00% 3
Scotland +2 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Wales -2 1 £72,500 +90.79% 1

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Linux
1 418 (100.00%) DevOps
2 279 (66.75%) Amazon AWS
3 263 (62.92%) Python
4 210 (50.24%) Ansible
5 198 (47.37%) Docker
6 186 (44.50%) Puppet
7 172 (41.15%) Bash Shell
8 164 (39.23%) Opscode Chef
8 164 (39.23%) Jenkins
9 157 (37.56%) Configuration Management
10 144 (34.45%) Continuous Integration
11 138 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
12 128 (30.62%) Kubernetes
13 124 (29.67%) Java
14 111 (26.56%) Unix
14 111 (26.56%) Git (software)
15 110 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
16 103 (24.64%) Finance
17 102 (24.40%) Ruby
18 89 (21.29%) Perl
19 85 (20.33%) Red Hat
20 79 (18.90%) Terraform
21 70 (16.75%) Web Services
22 66 (15.79%) Windows
22 66 (15.79%) Apache
23 64 (15.31%) Deployment Automation
24 60 (14.35%) SQL
25 58 (13.88%) Google Cloud Platform
25 58 (13.88%) 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 66 (15.79%) Apache
2 37 (8.85%) Tomcat
3 25 (5.98%) nginx
4 22 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 18 (4.31%) IIS
6 16 (3.83%) Confluence
7 13 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.87%) JBoss
9 11 (2.63%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.15%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.72%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.48%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 279 (66.75%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (13.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (9.09%) SaaS
5 30 (7.18%) PaaS
6 25 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (5.98%) IaaS
7 23 (5.50%) Serverless
8 17 (4.07%) OpenShift
9 14 (3.35%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.63%) Datadog
11 9 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.91%) Office 365
12 8 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (1.67%) GitHub
14 6 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.96%) Route 53
16 3 (0.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.78%) TCP/IP
2 19 (4.55%) DNS
3 16 (3.83%) Firewall
4 13 (3.11%) Internet
4 13 (3.11%) SSL
5 5 (1.20%) WAN
6 4 (0.96%) HTTP
6 4 (0.96%) LAN
6 4 (0.96%) Network Security
6 4 (0.96%) SAN
6 4 (0.96%) SSH
7 3 (0.72%) IPv4
7 3 (0.72%) VLAN
8 2 (0.48%) DHCP
8 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.48%) IPv6
8 2 (0.48%) SMTP
8 2 (0.48%) VPN
9 1 (0.24%) BGP
9 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.57%) NoSQL
2 39 (9.33%) MongoDB
3 34 (8.13%) MySQL
4 21 (5.02%) Big Data
5 19 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.55%) Redis
6 13 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.63%) Blockchain
8 9 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.20%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.48%) HBase
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.24%) Riak
Development Applications
1 164 (39.23%) Jenkins
2 111 (26.56%) Git (software)
3 49 (11.72%) TeamCity
4 39 (9.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (8.37%) Subversion
6 31 (7.42%) Maven
7 28 (6.70%) JIRA
8 27 (6.46%) CircleCI
9 26 (6.22%) Vagrant
10 21 (5.02%) Codeship
11 18 (4.31%) Hudson
11 18 (4.31%) MSBuild
11 18 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 18 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (3.35%) GitLab
13 12 (2.87%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.67%) Gradle
15 6 (1.44%) NUnit
16 5 (1.20%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 103 (24.64%) Finance
2 36 (8.61%) Banking
3 18 (4.31%) Games
4 17 (4.07%) Retail
5 16 (3.83%) Advertising
6 13 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.96%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Marketing
10 3 (0.72%) Military
11 2 (0.48%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.75%) Web Services
2 29 (6.94%) LAMP
3 19 (4.55%) .NET
4 17 (4.07%) Kafka
5 15 (3.59%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (3.35%) AngularJS
7 13 (3.11%) Middleware
8 12 (2.87%) J2EE
9 11 (2.63%) Node.js
10 9 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (1.44%) Java EE
14 5 (1.20%) LDAP
14 5 (1.20%) React
15 4 (0.96%) CSS
15 4 (0.96%) HTML
16 3 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
16 3 (0.72%) REST
17 2 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.05%) Fintech
2 23 (5.50%) Public Cloud
3 19 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (3.11%) Hedge funds
5 11 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Blog
11 2 (0.48%) Clustering
11 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.48%) Wiki
12 1 (0.24%) Equities
12 1 (0.24%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 418 (100.00%) Linux
2 111 (26.56%) Unix
3 66 (15.79%) Windows
4 58 (13.88%) CentOS
5 51 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (9.33%) Ubuntu
7 29 (6.94%) Windows Server
8 20 (4.78%) Fedora
9 12 (2.87%) Debian
9 12 (2.87%) SUSE
10 7 (1.67%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (1.20%) DC/OS
11 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (100.00%) DevOps
2 157 (37.56%) Configuration Management
3 144 (34.45%) Continuous Integration
4 138 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (15.31%) Deployment Automation
6 51 (12.20%) Open Source
7 44 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 42 (10.05%) Load Balancing
9 32 (7.66%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 31 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (7.42%) Scrum
11 30 (7.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (6.46%) Microservices
13 25 (5.98%) E-Commerce
14 24 (5.74%) Software Engineering
15 23 (5.50%) SDLC
16 22 (5.26%) High Availability
17 21 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 17 (4.07%) Machine Learning
18 17 (4.07%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 263 (62.92%) Python
2 172 (41.15%) Bash Shell
3 124 (29.67%) Java
4 102 (24.40%) Ruby
5 89 (21.29%) Perl
6 60 (14.35%) SQL
7 45 (10.77%) PHP
7 45 (10.77%) PowerShell
8 31 (7.42%) Shell Script
9 29 (6.94%) C#
10 28 (6.70%) JavaScript
11 18 (4.31%) C++
12 16 (3.83%) Go
13 15 (3.59%) C
14 9 (2.15%) Korn
14 9 (2.15%) Scala
15 7 (1.67%) Groovy
16 6 (1.44%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (5.50%) AWS Certification
2 18 (4.31%) Degree
3 15 (3.59%) RHCE
4 6 (1.44%) RHCSA
5 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.96%) CCNA
6 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.72%) CCENT
8 2 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) PhD
9 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.02%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) GDPR
2 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 198 (47.37%) Docker
2 26 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (3.59%) vSphere
5 11 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (2.39%) NFS
7 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.96%) Xen
8 3 (0.72%) KVM
8 3 (0.72%) Samba
9 2 (0.48%) QEMU
9 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.48%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) iptables
10 1 (0.24%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 210 (50.24%) Ansible
2 186 (44.50%) Puppet
3 164 (39.23%) Opscode Chef
4 128 (30.62%) Kubernetes
5 79 (18.90%) Terraform
6 26 (6.22%) Cobbler
6 26 (6.22%) Salt
7 21 (5.02%) CFEngine
8 19 (4.55%) ZABBIX
9 17 (4.07%) Tivoli
10 15 (3.59%) Nagios
10 15 (3.59%) vCenter Server
11 13 (3.11%) HAProxy
11 13 (3.11%) vRealize
12 12 (2.87%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (2.87%) Prometheus
13 10 (2.39%) Packer
14 8 (1.91%) Grafana
15 7 (1.67%) Mesos
16 5 (1.20%) Marathon
Vendors
1 85 (20.33%) Red Hat
2 50 (11.96%) Atlassian
3 49 (11.72%) VMware
4 47 (11.24%) Google
5 42 (10.05%) Oracle
6 18 (4.31%) Dynatrace
7 17 (4.07%) EnterpriseDB
8 11 (2.63%) Splunk
9 8 (1.91%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.44%) Microsoft
11 4 (0.96%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.96%) Teradata
12 3 (0.72%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.48%) Cisco
13 2 (0.48%) F5
13 2 (0.48%) Palo Alto
14 1 (0.24%) Adobe
14 1 (0.24%) BMC
14 1 (0.24%) IBM
14 1 (0.24%) Veritas