The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 644 698
Rank change year-on-year +50 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 305 307 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 268 273 262
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £54,250 £48,500
% change year-on-year -12.44% +11.85%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux DevOps Engineer in the UK

Linux DevOps Engineer
Top 10 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 29 June 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 +41 290 £55,000 -8.33% 52
UK excluding London +80 153 £47,500 -12.44% 23
London -38 139 £65,000 +4.00% 31
South East +51 64 £52,500 -8.69% 6
North of England +38 58 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South West +6 10 £38,750 -42.59%
East of England -18 10 £50,000 +13.63% 3
Midlands +16 7 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Wales +5 3 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Scotland +3 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 504 (100.00%) Linux
1 504 (100.00%) DevOps
2 312 (61.90%) Python
3 295 (58.53%) Puppet
4 277 (54.96%) Ansible
5 276 (54.76%) Amazon AWS
6 214 (42.46%) Opscode Chef
7 209 (41.47%) Bash Shell
8 186 (36.90%) Docker
9 175 (34.72%) Jenkins
10 172 (34.13%) Configuration Management
11 153 (30.36%) Perl
12 151 (29.96%) Ruby
13 144 (28.57%) MySQL
14 142 (28.17%) Red Hat
15 139 (27.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 133 (26.39%) Java
17 127 (25.20%) Git (software)
18 122 (24.21%) Finance
19 116 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
20 115 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
21 108 (21.43%) Unix
22 87 (17.26%) Apache
22 87 (17.26%) CentOS
23 85 (16.87%) SQL
24 84 (16.67%) Windows
25 74 (14.68%) VMware
26 72 (14.29%) Terraform
27 68 (13.49%) Tomcat
28 66 (13.10%) Nagios

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 87 (17.26%) Apache
2 68 (13.49%) Tomcat
3 48 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 41 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (6.15%) Confluence
6 26 (5.16%) nginx
7 22 (4.37%) Apache Spark
8 18 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (2.78%) JBoss
10 13 (2.58%) IIS
11 10 (1.98%) CloudStack
12 9 (1.79%) Jetty
13 6 (1.19%) CMS
13 6 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.40%) Luigi
16 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
16 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 39 (7.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.40%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 276 (54.76%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (7.34%) SaaS
5 34 (6.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (5.16%) Amazon S3
7 21 (4.17%) GitHub
7 21 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (2.78%) IaaS
9 12 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.59%) PaaS
11 6 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.79%) Route 53
12 4 (0.79%) Slack
13 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.40%) Datadog
13 2 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.94%) DNS
2 27 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 26 (5.16%) Internet
4 23 (4.56%) Firewall
5 18 (3.57%) VPN
6 16 (3.17%) HTTP
6 16 (3.17%) LDAP
7 9 (1.79%) LAN
8 8 (1.59%) HTTPS
8 8 (1.59%) Network Security
8 8 (1.59%) SSH
9 6 (1.19%) SAN
9 6 (1.19%) SNMP
10 5 (0.99%) iSCSI
10 5 (0.99%) MRTG
10 5 (0.99%) WAN
11 4 (0.79%) IMAP
11 4 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.60%) PPP
12 3 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (28.57%) MySQL
2 49 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 32 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 32 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (4.96%) Redis
5 23 (4.56%) MariaDB
6 22 (4.37%) SQL Server
7 20 (3.97%) Big Data
7 20 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.58%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.59%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.39%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.19%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.99%) InfluxDB
15 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 175 (34.72%) Jenkins
2 127 (25.20%) Git (software)
3 57 (11.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 50 (9.92%) JIRA
5 47 (9.33%) TeamCity
6 45 (8.93%) Subversion
7 29 (5.75%) Maven
8 21 (4.17%) Vagrant
9 20 (3.97%) Bitbucket
10 19 (3.77%) Ant
10 19 (3.77%) Hudson
11 16 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (2.78%) GitLab
12 14 (2.78%) Gradle
13 13 (2.58%) Apache Ivy
14 10 (1.98%) JUnit
15 9 (1.79%) GoCD
15 9 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.39%) Cucumber
16 7 (1.39%) Mercurial
General
1 122 (24.21%) Finance
2 54 (10.71%) Marketing
3 52 (10.32%) Telecoms
4 39 (7.74%) Electronics
4 39 (7.74%) Manufacturing
5 33 (6.55%) Banking
6 23 (4.56%) Games
7 13 (2.58%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.19%) Retail
9 5 (0.99%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Front Office
10 3 (0.60%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.30%) Web Services
2 54 (10.71%) LAMP
3 27 (5.36%) Kafka
4 23 (4.56%) Node.js
5 20 (3.97%) Spring
6 18 (3.57%) .NET
7 17 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (2.38%) Sphinx
9 11 (2.18%) HTML
10 10 (1.98%) J2EE
11 8 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (1.59%) Memcached
11 8 (1.59%) Middleware
12 6 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (1.19%) Sensu
13 5 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (0.79%) Behat
14 4 (0.79%) CSS
14 4 (0.79%) Lucene
14 4 (0.79%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.16%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (2.58%) Fintech
4 13 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.18%) Replication
6 9 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.19%) iPad
7 6 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.19%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.99%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.79%) User Experience
10 3 (0.60%) Clustering
10 3 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.60%) HACMP
10 3 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.60%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 504 (100.00%) Linux
2 139 (27.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 108 (21.43%) Unix
4 87 (17.26%) CentOS
5 84 (16.67%) Windows
6 62 (12.30%) Ubuntu
7 29 (5.75%) Debian
8 26 (5.16%) Windows Server
9 11 (2.18%) Solaris
10 7 (1.39%) CoreOS
10 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.99%) AIX
12 5 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.99%) SmartOS
13 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (100.00%) DevOps
2 172 (34.13%) Configuration Management
3 116 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (22.82%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (11.90%) Open Source
6 58 (11.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 48 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 47 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 42 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 39 (7.74%) High Availability
10 39 (7.74%) Programme Management
11 38 (7.54%) Migration
11 38 (7.54%) Scrum
12 26 (5.16%) Test Automation
13 24 (4.76%) Mentoring
14 23 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (4.17%) Auto-Scaling
16 20 (3.97%) Build Automation
16 20 (3.97%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 312 (61.90%) Python
2 209 (41.47%) Bash Shell
3 153 (30.36%) Perl
4 151 (29.96%) Ruby
5 133 (26.39%) Java
6 85 (16.87%) SQL
7 59 (11.71%) PHP
8 55 (10.91%) PowerShell
9 45 (8.93%) Shell Script
10 26 (5.16%) Go
11 23 (4.56%) C++
12 19 (3.77%) JavaScript
13 17 (3.37%) C
14 14 (2.78%) Bourne shell
14 14 (2.78%) Korn
15 12 (2.38%) C#
16 10 (1.98%) Groovy
17 8 (1.59%) Scala
18 5 (0.99%) R
19 3 (0.60%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (6.15%) Degree
2 15 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.38%) RHCE
3 12 (2.38%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.20%) CCNA
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.37%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.20%) GCP
3 1 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 186 (36.90%) Docker
2 27 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.56%) KVM
3 23 (4.56%) Xen
4 20 (3.97%) NFS
5 16 (3.17%) XenServer
6 14 (2.78%) LXC
7 13 (2.58%) Active Directory
8 11 (2.18%) vSphere
9 8 (1.59%) Samba
9 8 (1.59%) Squid
9 8 (1.59%) Varnish
10 6 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.79%) etcd
12 4 (0.79%) flannel
12 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.79%) Postfix
13 3 (0.60%) SpamAssassin
13 3 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 295 (58.53%) Puppet
2 277 (54.96%) Ansible
3 214 (42.46%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (14.29%) Terraform
5 66 (13.10%) Nagios
6 63 (12.50%) Kubernetes
7 30 (5.95%) Salt
8 15 (2.98%) ZABBIX
9 13 (2.58%) Mesos
10 11 (2.18%) Cobbler
10 11 (2.18%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (2.18%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.79%) HAProxy
11 9 (1.79%) Packer
12 8 (1.59%) rkt
13 7 (1.39%) Grafana
13 7 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (1.19%) Graphite
14 6 (1.19%) Icinga
Vendors
1 142 (28.17%) Red Hat
2 74 (14.68%) VMware
3 50 (9.92%) Oracle
4 39 (7.74%) SAP
5 29 (5.75%) SaltStack
6 25 (4.96%) Microsoft
7 21 (4.17%) Atlassian
8 16 (3.17%) Google
9 11 (2.18%) Splunk
10 10 (1.98%) EnterpriseDB
11 9 (1.79%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.19%) New Relic
13 5 (0.99%) Sun
13 5 (0.99%) XebiaLabs
14 4 (0.79%) ForgeRock
14 4 (0.79%) Percona
14 4 (0.79%) Perforce
15 3 (0.60%) Cisco
15 3 (0.60%) Citrix
15 3 (0.60%) Veritas
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Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
East London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 3 days ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Professional Certs
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
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