The median annual salary for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Development Operations Linux/Unix
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 541 626
Rank change year-on-year -11 +85  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 336 473 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 282 424 343
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 84085 99656 107160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69887 83740 87378
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in the UK

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps.

Salary trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in the UK

Linux/Unix DevOps
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux/Unix DevOps in the UK

Linux/Unix DevOps
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/Unix DevOps within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -23 328 £62,500 +4.16% 52
London -52 188 £67,500 +8.00% 32
South East +74 91 £48,750 -8.87% 6
Berkshire +34 27 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Reading +39 22 £45,000 -18.18% 1
City of London -11 17 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Surrey +40 16 £62,500 +16.82% 1
East of England +11 13 £48,750 +10.79% 3
Yorkshire +10 13 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £50,000 -2.43%
Cambridge +2 12 £50,000 -2.43%
North West -22 12 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Hampshire +28 11 £65,000 +73.33%
Brighton +19 11 £45,000 +9.09% 3
East Sussex +10 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Manchester -20 11 £46,000 +2.22% 3
West Yorkshire +14 10 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 8 - -
Milton Keynes +13 8 - -
Crawley - 8 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £52,500 - 1
Leeds +21 7 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Portsmouth - 7 £65,000 -
South West +13 6 £40,000 -41.81% 2
Kent +21 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Oxfordshire +9 5 £65,000 -27.77%
East Midlands +4 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxford -5 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Staines -12 4 £51,000 -4.67%
York +17 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Linux/Unix DevOps 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/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 645 (100.00%) DevOps
2 637 (98.76%) Linux
3 391 (60.62%) Python
4 383 (59.38%) Puppet
5 319 (49.46%) Amazon AWS
6 298 (46.20%) Ansible
7 271 (42.02%) Bash Shell
8 265 (41.09%) Opscode Chef
9 214 (33.18%) Configuration Management
10 212 (32.87%) Jenkins
11 183 (28.37%) Java
12 182 (28.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 181 (28.06%) Ruby
14 179 (27.75%) Perl
15 178 (27.60%) Red Hat
15 178 (27.60%) Docker
16 159 (24.65%) Unix
17 152 (23.57%) MySQL
18 149 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
19 143 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
20 139 (21.55%) Git (software)
21 137 (21.24%) Finance
22 125 (19.38%) SQL
23 123 (19.07%) Windows
24 122 (18.91%) CentOS
25 113 (17.52%) Apache
26 103 (15.97%) VMware
27 100 (15.50%) Nagios
28 89 (13.80%) Continuous Delivery
29 87 (13.49%) Open Source

Linux/Unix DevOps 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
1 113 (17.52%) Apache
2 74 (11.47%) Tomcat
3 65 (10.08%) OpenStack
4 38 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (5.74%) WebSphere
6 35 (5.43%) IIS
7 31 (4.81%) nginx
8 27 (4.19%) Confluence
9 22 (3.41%) Apache Spark
10 21 (3.26%) JBoss
11 13 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (1.71%) CloudStack
13 8 (1.24%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.62%) CMS
15 4 (0.62%) Jetty
16 2 (0.31%) Eucalyptus
16 2 (0.31%) Luigi
16 2 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) GNU Octave
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (4.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 319 (49.46%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (10.08%) SaaS
3 47 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (5.89%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (4.50%) Amazon S3
6 25 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (2.33%) GitHub
9 12 (1.86%) IaaS
10 11 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.09%) PaaS
12 5 (0.78%) Akamai
12 5 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.78%) Route 53
13 4 (0.62%) Datadog
13 4 (0.62%) Heroku
13 4 (0.62%) Slack
14 3 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.68%) Firewall
2 51 (7.91%) TCP/IP
3 49 (7.60%) DNS
3 49 (7.60%) VPN
4 36 (5.58%) LDAP
5 28 (4.34%) LAN
6 24 (3.72%) Internet
7 23 (3.57%) SAN
8 22 (3.41%) HTTP
9 20 (3.10%) WAN
10 15 (2.33%) iSCSI
10 15 (2.33%) SNMP
11 14 (2.17%) MRTG
12 10 (1.55%) DHCP
13 9 (1.40%) VLAN
14 8 (1.24%) HTTPS
14 8 (1.24%) SSH
15 6 (0.93%) Network Security
16 5 (0.78%) AMQP
16 5 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (23.57%) MySQL
2 52 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 36 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (4.96%) Redis
5 28 (4.34%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.41%) SQL Server
7 21 (3.26%) MariaDB
8 20 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (2.95%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.17%) Big Data
11 9 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.78%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.62%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.47%) InfluxDB
16 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.47%) OrientDB
17 2 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 212 (32.87%) Jenkins
2 139 (21.55%) Git (software)
3 62 (9.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 56 (8.68%) Subversion
5 51 (7.91%) TeamCity
6 44 (6.82%) JIRA
7 38 (5.89%) Maven
8 28 (4.34%) Vagrant
9 26 (4.03%) Ant
10 22 (3.41%) Hudson
11 20 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (2.48%) MSBuild
12 16 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (2.17%) GitLab
14 13 (2.02%) Apache Ivy
14 13 (2.02%) GoCD
14 13 (2.02%) Gradle
15 9 (1.40%) Bitbucket
16 8 (1.24%) JUnit
17 6 (0.93%) Cucumber
General
1 137 (21.24%) Finance
2 48 (7.44%) Banking
3 47 (7.29%) Marketing
4 40 (6.20%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.34%) Electronics
5 28 (4.34%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.64%) Games
7 11 (1.71%) Front Office
8 9 (1.40%) Retail
9 7 (1.09%) Publishing
10 5 (0.78%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.62%) Advertising
11 4 (0.62%) Legal
12 3 (0.47%) Law
12 3 (0.47%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (12.56%) Web Services
2 53 (8.22%) LAMP
3 31 (4.81%) XML
4 28 (4.34%) Node.js
5 25 (3.88%) .NET
6 22 (3.41%) Spring
7 19 (2.95%) Kafka
8 15 (2.33%) Memcached
9 13 (2.02%) LEMP Stack
10 9 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (1.40%) Sphinx
10 9 (1.40%) YAML
11 8 (1.24%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (1.24%) Sensu
12 7 (1.09%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.09%) CSS
12 7 (1.09%) HTML
13 6 (0.93%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.93%) Middleware
14 5 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.89%) Public Cloud
3 37 (5.74%) Fintech
4 25 (3.88%) iSeries
5 19 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.48%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.71%) iPad
10 10 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.09%) Replication
13 6 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.47%) HACMP
14 3 (0.47%) Market Risk
14 3 (0.47%) Online Gambling
14 3 (0.47%) User Experience
15 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 637 (98.76%) Linux
2 182 (28.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 159 (24.65%) Unix
4 123 (19.07%) Windows
5 122 (18.91%) CentOS
6 86 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 40 (6.20%) Debian
8 27 (4.19%) Solaris
9 25 (3.88%) Windows Server
10 13 (2.02%) AIX
11 9 (1.40%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.78%) SmartOS
12 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.47%) Fedora
13 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.16%) VMS
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (100.00%) DevOps
2 214 (33.18%) Configuration Management
3 149 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
4 143 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (13.80%) Continuous Delivery
6 87 (13.49%) Open Source
7 75 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 45 (6.98%) Migration
9 41 (6.36%) Scrum
10 38 (5.89%) Digital Marketing
11 36 (5.58%) SDLC
12 33 (5.12%) Load Balancing
12 33 (5.12%) Mentoring
12 33 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (4.81%) Build Automation
13 31 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (4.81%) High Availability
14 28 (4.34%) E-business
14 28 (4.34%) Programme Management
15 27 (4.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 391 (60.62%) Python
2 271 (42.02%) Bash Shell
3 183 (28.37%) Java
4 181 (28.06%) Ruby
5 179 (27.75%) Perl
6 125 (19.38%) SQL
7 80 (12.40%) PHP
8 64 (9.92%) Shell Script
9 59 (9.15%) PowerShell
10 28 (4.34%) C++
11 24 (3.72%) Korn
12 21 (3.26%) Go
12 21 (3.26%) JavaScript
13 20 (3.10%) Bourne shell
14 18 (2.79%) C#
15 13 (2.02%) C
16 10 (1.55%) Groovy
17 7 (1.09%) Scala
18 6 (0.93%) BeanShell
18 6 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (6.67%) Degree
2 14 (2.17%) AWS Certification
3 12 (1.86%) RHCE
3 12 (1.86%) RHCSA
4 6 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) CCNA
6 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.72%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 178 (27.60%) Docker
2 48 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.27%) XenServer
4 25 (3.88%) Active Directory
5 22 (3.41%) NFS
6 21 (3.26%) Xen
7 20 (3.10%) KVM
8 12 (1.86%) vSphere
9 11 (1.71%) Varnish
10 8 (1.24%) Samba
10 8 (1.24%) Squid
11 7 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.93%) Dovecot
13 5 (0.78%) etcd
13 5 (0.78%) flannel
13 5 (0.78%) LXC
13 5 (0.78%) vCloud
13 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.47%) iptables
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 383 (59.38%) Puppet
2 298 (46.20%) Ansible
3 265 (41.09%) Opscode Chef
4 100 (15.50%) Nagios
5 62 (9.61%) Terraform
6 50 (7.75%) Salt
7 46 (7.13%) Kubernetes
8 23 (3.57%) ZABBIX
9 16 (2.48%) Opsview
9 16 (2.48%) SELinux
10 15 (2.33%) Icinga
10 15 (2.33%) Mesos
11 12 (1.86%) logstash
12 11 (1.71%) CFEngine
12 11 (1.71%) Cobbler
12 11 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (1.71%) Graphite
12 11 (1.71%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.40%) HAProxy
14 8 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 178 (27.60%) Red Hat
2 103 (15.97%) VMware
3 54 (8.37%) Oracle
4 46 (7.13%) Microsoft
5 28 (4.34%) SAP
6 23 (3.57%) SaltStack
7 21 (3.26%) Atlassian
8 15 (2.33%) Splunk
9 11 (1.71%) EnterpriseDB
10 9 (1.40%) Google
10 9 (1.40%) New Relic
10 9 (1.40%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.09%) Citrix
12 6 (0.93%) F5
13 5 (0.78%) Percona
13 5 (0.78%) Perforce
13 5 (0.78%) Sun
14 4 (0.62%) HP
15 3 (0.47%) Cisco
15 3 (0.47%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum bonus, 25 days holiday, company laptop and p
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aquent
Salary: £400 - £500 per day + 12 Months+
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Penzance, Cornwall
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Strongpackage
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & continuous learning
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago