Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 654 702 798
Rank change year-on-year +48 +96 +227
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux DevOps Engineer 591 581 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 534 526 471
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% -7.62% +10.53%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +28 568 £57,500 -4.17% 47
UK excluding London +88 299 £50,000 +3.09% 28
London -44 281 £62,500 -3.85% 19
South East +47 115 £55,000 - 6
North of England +52 104 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Yorkshire +51 56 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North West +4 42 £47,500 - 6
East of England +11 24 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Midlands +9 24 £52,500 -4.55% 3
South West +26 20 £57,500 +53.33% 4
East Midlands +28 17 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Wales +17 10 £38,000 -2.56%
West Midlands -7 7 £42,500 -32.00% 2
North East +11 6 £43,750 -2.78% 1
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 591 (100.00%) Linux
1 591 (100.00%) DevOps
2 382 (64.64%) Puppet
3 380 (64.30%) Amazon AWS
4 371 (62.77%) Python
5 333 (56.35%) Ansible
6 312 (52.79%) Opscode Chef
7 252 (42.64%) Bash Shell
8 233 (39.42%) Jenkins
8 233 (39.42%) Docker
9 228 (38.58%) Configuration Management
10 205 (34.69%) Ruby
11 162 (27.41%) Perl
12 156 (26.40%) Continuous Integration
13 152 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
14 146 (24.70%) Java
15 144 (24.37%) Red Hat
16 141 (23.86%) Terraform
17 123 (20.81%) Git (software)
18 121 (20.47%) Kubernetes
19 112 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
20 110 (18.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 109 (18.44%) MySQL
22 106 (17.94%) CentOS
23 101 (17.09%) Finance
24 100 (16.92%) Windows
25 92 (15.57%) Apache
26 89 (15.06%) SQL
27 83 (14.04%) Unix
28 73 (12.35%) Ubuntu

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 92 (15.57%) Apache
2 71 (12.01%) Tomcat
3 60 (10.15%) nginx
4 51 (8.63%) OpenStack
5 41 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (5.58%) Confluence
7 31 (5.25%) IIS
8 10 (1.69%) JBoss
9 8 (1.35%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.85%) Jetty
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.68%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.34%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 380 (64.30%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (6.60%) SaaS
4 33 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (4.06%) IaaS
7 22 (3.72%) GitHub
7 22 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (2.54%) PaaS
9 10 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.69%) Serverless
10 9 (1.52%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.52%) Datadog
10 9 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.46%) DNS
2 39 (6.60%) Firewall
3 28 (4.74%) Internet
4 20 (3.38%) LDAP
5 15 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.54%) VPN
6 12 (2.03%) HTTP
7 11 (1.86%) Network Security
8 10 (1.69%) BGP
8 10 (1.69%) SMTP
9 9 (1.52%) SSL
10 8 (1.35%) IMAP
10 8 (1.35%) SAN
11 7 (1.18%) DHCP
11 7 (1.18%) SSH
12 6 (1.02%) SMS
12 6 (1.02%) VoIP
13 5 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.85%) SNMP
14 4 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.44%) MySQL
2 51 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 46 (7.78%) MongoDB
4 34 (5.75%) SQL Server
5 28 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (2.88%) Big Data
7 17 (2.88%) Couchbase
8 14 (2.37%) MariaDB
9 12 (2.03%) Redis
9 12 (2.03%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.35%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.02%) InfluxDB
15 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 233 (39.42%) Jenkins
2 123 (20.81%) Git (software)
3 56 (9.48%) JIRA
4 47 (7.95%) TeamCity
5 45 (7.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (6.26%) Vagrant
7 29 (4.91%) Maven
8 24 (4.06%) Hudson
9 20 (3.38%) Bitbucket
9 20 (3.38%) Subversion
10 18 (3.05%) GitLab
11 15 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (2.03%) GoCD
13 10 (1.69%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.52%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.18%) Travis CI
16 4 (0.68%) MSBuild
16 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 3 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 101 (17.09%) Finance
2 54 (9.14%) Banking
3 38 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.25%) Games
5 28 (4.74%) Marketing
6 19 (3.21%) Electronics
6 19 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.21%) Retail
7 7 (1.18%) Online Betting
8 6 (1.02%) Law
9 4 (0.68%) Advertising
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.66%) Web Services
2 53 (8.97%) LAMP
3 35 (5.92%) Node.js
4 28 (4.74%) LEMP Stack
5 23 (3.89%) Elastic Stack
5 23 (3.89%) Kafka
6 16 (2.71%) .NET
7 9 (1.52%) Sensu
8 8 (1.35%) J2EE
8 8 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (1.18%) Django
10 6 (1.02%) HTML
10 6 (1.02%) Middleware
10 6 (1.02%) PHP-FPM
10 6 (1.02%) RESTful
11 5 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (0.85%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.85%) FreeSWITCH
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.92%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.21%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.05%) Fintech
6 13 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (1.86%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.86%) Replication
8 10 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (1.18%) Clustering
10 7 (1.18%) Social Media
11 6 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.85%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.68%) Wiki
14 3 (0.51%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.51%) iPad
15 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 591 (100.00%) Linux
2 110 (18.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 106 (17.94%) CentOS
4 100 (16.92%) Windows
5 83 (14.04%) Unix
6 73 (12.35%) Ubuntu
7 38 (6.43%) Debian
8 35 (5.92%) Windows Server
9 17 (2.88%) Solaris
10 16 (2.71%) Fedora
11 10 (1.69%) CoreOS
12 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.85%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.68%) SUSE
16 3 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
17 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
18 1 (0.17%) Android
18 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (100.00%) DevOps
2 228 (38.58%) Configuration Management
3 156 (26.40%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (10.32%) Software Engineering
6 54 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 41 (6.94%) High Availability
8 38 (6.43%) Open Source
9 37 (6.26%) Migration
10 36 (6.09%) Microservices
11 34 (5.75%) Continuous Deployment
11 34 (5.75%) Task Automation
12 33 (5.58%) E-Commerce
12 33 (5.58%) Scrum
13 24 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (3.89%) Analytics
14 23 (3.89%) Mentoring
15 22 (3.72%) Digital Marketing
15 22 (3.72%) Software Delivery
16 21 (3.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 371 (62.77%) Python
2 252 (42.64%) Bash Shell
3 205 (34.69%) Ruby
4 162 (27.41%) Perl
5 146 (24.70%) Java
6 89 (15.06%) SQL
7 70 (11.84%) PHP
8 67 (11.34%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.40%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.89%) JavaScript
11 22 (3.72%) Go
12 16 (2.71%) Bourne shell
12 16 (2.71%) C
12 16 (2.71%) Groovy
12 16 (2.71%) Korn
13 14 (2.37%) C#
14 11 (1.86%) C++
15 2 (0.34%) AWK
16 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (7.61%) Degree
2 24 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.35%) RHCE
4 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.85%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.51%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.54%) QA
2 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.85%) GCP
4 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.68%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.51%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.34%) DICOM
6 2 (0.34%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 233 (39.42%) Docker
2 45 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.57%) LXC
4 19 (3.21%) Xen
5 17 (2.88%) KVM
6 12 (2.03%) NFS
6 12 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.86%) Postfix
8 9 (1.52%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.02%) Samba
10 6 (1.02%) Varnish
10 6 (1.02%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.85%) iptables
11 5 (0.85%) Kamailio
12 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
12 4 (0.68%) BIND 9
12 4 (0.68%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.51%) vSphere
13 3 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 382 (64.64%) Puppet
2 333 (56.35%) Ansible
3 312 (52.79%) Opscode Chef
4 141 (23.86%) Terraform
5 121 (20.47%) Kubernetes
6 69 (11.68%) Nagios
7 37 (6.26%) Salt
8 34 (5.75%) Packer
9 23 (3.89%) Icinga
10 18 (3.05%) Grafana
11 16 (2.71%) Cobbler
11 16 (2.71%) ZABBIX
12 15 (2.54%) HAProxy
13 13 (2.20%) logstash
13 13 (2.20%) Prometheus
14 11 (1.86%) rkt
15 9 (1.52%) Munin
15 9 (1.52%) Tivoli
16 7 (1.18%) Kibana
17 5 (0.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 144 (24.37%) Red Hat
2 69 (11.68%) VMware
3 62 (10.49%) SaltStack
4 30 (5.08%) Google
5 24 (4.06%) Microsoft
6 23 (3.89%) Atlassian
6 23 (3.89%) Oracle
7 19 (3.21%) SAP
8 18 (3.05%) Cisco
9 14 (2.37%) Rackspace
10 9 (1.52%) Splunk
11 8 (1.35%) AppDynamics
11 8 (1.35%) Sun
12 7 (1.18%) New Relic
13 5 (0.85%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.68%) Dell
15 3 (0.51%) Citrix
15 3 (0.51%) NetApp
16 2 (0.34%) IBM
16 2 (0.34%) Temenos