The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £65,490 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 667 782 835
Rank change year-on-year +115 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 191 172 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 152 136 113
Median salary £65,490 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.44% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -7.69%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +125 190 £65,490 -4.74% 27
London +90 139 £70,000 - 21
City of London +7 22 £67,500 -6.89% 6
South East +57 15 £62,500 +14.67% 2
North West -6 12 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Manchester -17 10 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands +47 8 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £50,000 -
Warwick - 8 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +28 7 £55,000 -15.38%
Reading +38 6 £75,000 +92.30%
Berkshire +35 6 £75,000 +37.61%
West Yorkshire +25 6 £47,500 -26.92%
Leeds +20 6 £47,500 -26.92%
Oxfordshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Bromley - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +11 4 £57,500 -4.16%
Nottingham +7 4 £57,500 -4.16%
East Midlands +1 4 £57,500 -4.16%
East of England +22 3 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Fareham - 3 £62,500 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
South West +27 2 £68,750 +30.95%
Canary Wharf - 2 £67,500 -
Warrington +9 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Cheshire +6 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Liverpool +5 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Merseyside -2 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Sheffield - 1 £65,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 373 (100.00%) DevOps
2 275 (73.73%) Linux
3 212 (56.84%) Amazon AWS
4 208 (55.76%) Puppet
5 194 (52.01%) Python
6 173 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (45.84%) Opscode Chef
8 164 (43.97%) Ansible
9 142 (38.07%) Docker
10 141 (37.80%) Jenkins
11 140 (37.53%) Bash Shell
12 137 (36.73%) Ruby
13 135 (36.19%) Configuration Management
14 121 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
15 103 (27.61%) Java
16 80 (21.45%) Windows
16 80 (21.45%) Git (software)
17 72 (19.30%) Ubuntu
17 72 (19.30%) MySQL
18 71 (19.03%) AWS CloudFormation
19 70 (18.77%) SQL
19 70 (18.77%) CentOS
20 69 (18.50%) Apache
21 67 (17.96%) Microservices
22 59 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
23 57 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
23 57 (15.28%) Terraform
24 55 (14.75%) Kubernetes
25 54 (14.48%) IIS
26 53 (14.21%) Scrum

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 69 (18.50%) Apache
2 54 (14.48%) IIS
3 29 (7.77%) Confluence
3 29 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (6.43%) nginx
5 23 (6.17%) Tomcat
6 20 (5.36%) OpenStack
7 13 (3.49%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (1.07%) Luigi
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.80%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.54%) Jetty
12 2 (0.54%) Mongrel
12 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.27%) JBoss
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (4.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 212 (56.84%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (19.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 59 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (5.90%) Amazon S3
6 21 (5.63%) IaaS
7 18 (4.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (4.83%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (4.56%) GitHub
9 16 (4.29%) SaaS
10 15 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (4.02%) PaaS
11 9 (2.41%) Datadog
12 6 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.80%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.24%) DNS
2 20 (5.36%) Internet
3 15 (4.02%) LDAP
4 14 (3.75%) Firewall
5 13 (3.49%) Kerberos
6 11 (2.95%) DHCP
7 10 (2.68%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.88%) HTTP
9 5 (1.34%) SSL
10 4 (1.07%) SAN
11 3 (0.80%) SMTP
11 3 (0.80%) VPN
12 2 (0.54%) Network Security
12 2 (0.54%) Wireless
13 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.27%) IPsec
13 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
13 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.30%) MySQL
2 36 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 33 (8.85%) MongoDB
4 32 (8.58%) Amazon RDS
5 27 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (5.09%) SQL Server
7 13 (3.49%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.14%) Big Data
9 6 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.61%) Redis
10 5 (1.34%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.07%) GIS
11 4 (1.07%) HBase
11 4 (1.07%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 141 (37.80%) Jenkins
2 80 (21.45%) Git (software)
3 41 (10.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 34 (9.12%) JIRA
5 27 (7.24%) TeamCity
5 27 (7.24%) Vagrant
6 17 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (4.29%) Maven
8 11 (2.95%) Travis CI
9 9 (2.41%) Gradle
9 9 (2.41%) Selenium
10 8 (2.14%) Ant
10 8 (2.14%) Subversion
11 7 (1.88%) CircleCI
12 6 (1.61%) JUnit
13 5 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.34%) FishEye
13 5 (1.34%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.34%) git-flow
14 4 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (11.26%) Finance
2 13 (3.49%) Games
3 10 (2.68%) Billing
4 9 (2.41%) Retail
5 8 (2.14%) Banking
6 5 (1.34%) Front Office
7 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
8 3 (0.80%) Marketing
8 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.14%) Web Services
2 38 (10.19%) .NET
3 37 (9.92%) Node.js
4 33 (8.85%) HTML
5 28 (7.51%) LAMP
6 26 (6.97%) RESTful
7 22 (5.90%) Middleware
8 20 (5.36%) Kafka
9 18 (4.83%) Elastic Stack
10 17 (4.56%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
12 13 (3.49%) HornetQ
12 13 (3.49%) JMS
13 11 (2.95%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.68%) REST
15 9 (2.41%) J2EE
16 7 (1.88%) Spring
17 6 (1.61%) JSON
17 6 (1.61%) React
17 6 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.97%) Fintech
2 25 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.90%) PKI
5 18 (4.83%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.95%) Smart Meter
7 9 (2.41%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.61%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.61%) Wiki
10 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.80%) User Experience
12 2 (0.54%) Replication
12 2 (0.54%) Social Gaming
13 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 275 (73.73%) Linux
2 80 (21.45%) Windows
3 72 (19.30%) Ubuntu
4 70 (18.77%) CentOS
5 35 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (7.77%) Unix
6 29 (7.77%) Windows Server
7 27 (7.24%) Debian
8 8 (2.14%) Fedora
9 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.80%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.80%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (100.00%) DevOps
2 173 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (36.19%) Configuration Management
4 121 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (17.96%) Microservices
6 57 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 53 (14.21%) Scrum
8 43 (11.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 43 (11.53%) Open Source
9 42 (11.26%) Software Engineering
10 28 (7.51%) Build Automation
11 26 (6.97%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.97%) SDLC
12 25 (6.70%) E-Commerce
12 25 (6.70%) TDD
13 20 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (5.36%) Software Delivery
14 19 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (4.83%) BDD
16 17 (4.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (52.01%) Python
2 140 (37.53%) Bash Shell
3 137 (36.73%) Ruby
4 103 (27.61%) Java
5 70 (18.77%) SQL
6 51 (13.67%) Perl
7 41 (10.99%) JavaScript
8 37 (9.92%) Go
9 34 (9.12%) Scala
10 33 (8.85%) PHP
11 26 (6.97%) Groovy
12 25 (6.70%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.49%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.95%) C#
15 9 (2.41%) C
16 6 (1.61%) C++
17 4 (1.07%) F#
17 4 (1.07%) R
18 2 (0.54%) Erlang
18 2 (0.54%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (8.58%) Degree
2 13 (3.49%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) CCNA
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) GCP
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 142 (38.07%) Docker
2 36 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.70%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.49%) VirtualBox
5 9 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.07%) KVM
6 4 (1.07%) NFS
6 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.07%) Xen
7 3 (0.80%) HDFS
8 2 (0.54%) Snort
9 1 (0.27%) Ceph
9 1 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.27%) LXC
9 1 (0.27%) Varnish
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 208 (55.76%) Puppet
2 171 (45.84%) Opscode Chef
3 164 (43.97%) Ansible
4 57 (15.28%) Terraform
5 55 (14.75%) Kubernetes
6 50 (13.40%) Nagios
7 35 (9.38%) Mesos
8 18 (4.83%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (4.02%) Consul
10 13 (3.49%) Packer
10 13 (3.49%) StatsD
11 11 (2.95%) HAProxy
12 9 (2.41%) Salt
13 8 (2.14%) SELinux
14 7 (1.88%) Rancher
14 7 (1.88%) rkt
15 6 (1.61%) SCOM
16 5 (1.34%) Graphite
16 5 (1.34%) Kibana
16 5 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 47 (12.60%) VMware
2 41 (10.99%) Red Hat
3 28 (7.51%) Oracle
4 27 (7.24%) Atlassian
4 27 (7.24%) New Relic
5 24 (6.43%) Microsoft
6 22 (5.90%) SaltStack
7 15 (4.02%) Google
8 13 (3.49%) Trend Micro
9 10 (2.68%) Splunk
10 7 (1.88%) Cisco
11 6 (1.61%) HP
11 6 (1.61%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.80%) NetApp
13 2 (0.54%) Tripwire
14 1 (0.27%) Citrix
14 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
14 1 (0.27%) Hortonworks
14 1 (0.27%) Perforce
14 1 (0.27%) SAP
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits with Remote Wor
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Pension Plan, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum +Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
London, UK
Piksel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Piksel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago