The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior Development Operations Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 655 718 825
Rank change year-on-year +63 +107  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 221 215 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 192 199 126
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.38% +6.81%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the UK

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the UK

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the UK

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +38 215 £72,500 +3.57% 23
London +52 168 £75,000 +7.14% 16
South East +41 27 £60,000 - 2
City of London +11 21 £75,000 +7.14% 3
Brighton +16 7 £50,000 -16.66%
East Sussex +10 7 £50,000 -16.66%
North West -31 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Manchester -29 6 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex +14 5 £52,500 -6.99%
Berkshire +1 5 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Worthing -28 5 £52,500 -13.07%
Hampshire - 5 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -9 4 £42,500 -8.10% 1
South West -18 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Bristol - 4 £62,500 -
South Wales - 4 £52,500 -
Wales - 4 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +14 3 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Leeds +8 3 £42,500 -34.61% 1
East of England +3 3 £50,000 -14.89%
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Basingstoke - 3 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Bromley - 3 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 2 £57,500 -11.53%
Middlesex - 2 £66,250 -
Newport - 2 £55,000 -
Fareham - 2 £62,500 -
Oxford +8 1 £55,000 -15.38%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £32,500 -23.52%

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 407 (100.00%) DevOps
2 295 (72.48%) Linux
3 247 (60.69%) Amazon AWS
4 191 (46.93%) Ansible
5 189 (46.44%) Puppet
6 182 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (43.98%) Python
8 169 (41.52%) Docker
9 152 (37.35%) Jenkins
10 129 (31.70%) Opscode Chef
11 119 (29.24%) Bash Shell
12 108 (26.54%) Ubuntu
13 104 (25.55%) Ruby
14 99 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
15 96 (23.59%) Terraform
16 95 (23.34%) Configuration Management
17 91 (22.36%) MySQL
18 90 (22.11%) Java
19 88 (21.62%) Windows
20 86 (21.13%) Open Source
21 78 (19.16%) Nagios
22 76 (18.67%) Microservices
23 74 (18.18%) Apache
24 73 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
24 73 (17.94%) CentOS
25 69 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
26 65 (15.97%) Git (software)
27 63 (15.48%) Go
28 62 (15.23%) Kubernetes
29 58 (14.25%) Perl

Senior 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 74 (18.18%) Apache
2 54 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (12.04%) Tomcat
4 34 (8.35%) IIS
5 24 (5.90%) nginx
6 23 (5.65%) Confluence
7 21 (5.16%) Apache Spark
8 17 (4.18%) Apache Solr
9 12 (2.95%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.72%) Traefik
10 7 (1.72%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.98%) Luigi
13 3 (0.74%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.49%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.49%) Jetty
14 2 (0.49%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (0.49%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (3.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 247 (60.69%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (17.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 45 (11.06%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (4.67%) IaaS
5 19 (4.67%) SaaS
6 17 (4.18%) Datadog
7 16 (3.93%) Amazon S3
7 16 (3.93%) PaaS
8 15 (3.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (3.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 14 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (2.21%) GitHub
12 8 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.47%) Route 53
14 5 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.04%) DNS
2 25 (6.14%) Firewall
3 17 (4.18%) SAN
4 9 (2.21%) DHCP
5 7 (1.72%) LDAP
6 6 (1.47%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.98%) VPN
8 3 (0.74%) SMTP
8 3 (0.74%) Wireless
9 2 (0.49%) ICMP
9 2 (0.49%) Network Security
10 1 (0.25%) BGP
10 1 (0.25%) HTTP
10 1 (0.25%) IPsec
10 1 (0.25%) LAN
10 1 (0.25%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (22.36%) MySQL
2 50 (12.29%) MongoDB
3 36 (8.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 34 (8.35%) Amazon RDS
5 28 (6.88%) NoSQL
6 26 (6.39%) SQL Server
7 18 (4.42%) Big Data
8 15 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.70%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.72%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.72%) Redis
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.98%) GIS
15 3 (0.74%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.74%) HBase
16 2 (0.49%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 152 (37.35%) Jenkins
2 65 (15.97%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 34 (8.35%) Vagrant
5 31 (7.62%) TeamCity
6 23 (5.65%) JIRA
7 22 (5.41%) Maven
8 14 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (2.95%) Subversion
10 10 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.72%) GCC
11 7 (1.72%) Gradle
11 7 (1.72%) Phabricator
11 7 (1.72%) Redmine
12 5 (1.23%) CircleCI
13 4 (0.98%) Ant
13 4 (0.98%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.74%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.49%) git-flow
15 2 (0.49%) GoCD
General
1 30 (7.37%) Finance
2 13 (3.19%) Games
3 12 (2.95%) Online Betting
4 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.47%) Marketing
4 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Banking
6 2 (0.49%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.25%) Law
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.09%) Kafka
2 33 (8.11%) Web Services
3 32 (7.86%) Node.js
4 30 (7.37%) .NET
5 26 (6.39%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (6.39%) LAMP
6 25 (6.14%) HTML
6 25 (6.14%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (4.18%) RESTful
8 15 (3.69%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (2.21%) HornetQ
9 9 (2.21%) JMS
9 9 (2.21%) REST
10 8 (1.97%) React
11 7 (1.72%) HHVM
11 7 (1.72%) Middleware
12 5 (1.23%) CSS
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.98%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.63%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.67%) Fintech
4 16 (3.93%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.44%) PKI
6 9 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.97%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.98%) Wiki
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.74%) Replication
11 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.49%) User Experience
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 295 (72.48%) Linux
2 108 (26.54%) Ubuntu
3 88 (21.62%) Windows
4 73 (17.94%) CentOS
5 47 (11.55%) Debian
6 46 (11.30%) Unix
7 27 (6.63%) Windows Server
8 21 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.74%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.49%) AIX
14 1 (0.25%) Fedora
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (100.00%) DevOps
2 182 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
4 95 (23.34%) Configuration Management
5 86 (21.13%) Open Source
6 76 (18.67%) Microservices
7 58 (14.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 51 (12.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 48 (11.79%) E-Commerce
10 47 (11.55%) SDLC
11 42 (10.32%) Scrum
12 40 (9.83%) Continuous Deployment
13 36 (8.85%) Test Automation
14 34 (8.35%) Software Engineering
15 27 (6.63%) TDD
16 25 (6.14%) Security Patching
17 22 (5.41%) Mentoring
18 20 (4.91%) BDD
18 20 (4.91%) Migration
19 19 (4.67%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.98%) Python
2 119 (29.24%) Bash Shell
3 104 (25.55%) Ruby
4 90 (22.11%) Java
5 63 (15.48%) Go
6 58 (14.25%) Perl
7 57 (14.00%) SQL
8 49 (12.04%) PowerShell
9 39 (9.58%) PHP
10 32 (7.86%) Groovy
11 31 (7.62%) JavaScript
12 24 (5.90%) Scala
13 13 (3.19%) C#
14 11 (2.70%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.23%) C
16 4 (0.98%) F#
16 4 (0.98%) R
17 3 (0.74%) C++
18 1 (0.25%) RPG
18 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.13%) Degree
2 8 (1.97%) AWS Certification
2 8 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) GCP
2 1 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 169 (41.52%) Docker
2 22 (5.41%) NFS
3 19 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.21%) VirtualBox
8 8 (1.97%) iptables
9 7 (1.72%) Ceph
9 7 (1.72%) etcd
10 3 (0.74%) HDFS
10 3 (0.74%) LXC
10 3 (0.74%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.49%) Xen
12 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 191 (46.93%) Ansible
2 189 (46.44%) Puppet
3 129 (31.70%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (23.59%) Terraform
5 78 (19.16%) Nagios
6 62 (15.23%) Kubernetes
7 30 (7.37%) Mesos
8 20 (4.91%) HAProxy
9 15 (3.69%) Consul
10 14 (3.44%) Grafana
11 13 (3.19%) Packer
12 12 (2.95%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (2.95%) StatsD
13 8 (1.97%) Kibana
13 8 (1.97%) Prometheus
14 6 (1.47%) SCOM
15 4 (0.98%) Salt
16 3 (0.74%) logstash
16 3 (0.74%) Rundeck
16 3 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (13.51%) VMware
2 42 (10.32%) Red Hat
3 32 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.86%) Oracle
4 25 (6.14%) HP
4 25 (6.14%) SaltStack
5 23 (5.65%) New Relic
6 19 (4.67%) Cisco
7 15 (3.69%) Google
8 13 (3.19%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.97%) Rackspace
9 8 (1.97%) Trend Micro
10 5 (1.23%) Perforce
10 5 (1.23%) SAP
11 4 (0.98%) Splunk
12 3 (0.74%) NetApp
13 2 (0.49%) Intel
14 1 (0.25%) Informatica
14 1 (0.25%) Tableau
14 1 (0.25%) Tripwire
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable Package + Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Linux Recruit
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Energon Global
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago