Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 813 1013
Rank change year-on-year +48 +200 +156
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 461 418 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 383 338 263
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +27.78%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the UK

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +55 425 £68,750 +5.77% 40
London +16 274 £72,500 +3.57% 20
UK excluding London +81 180 £55,000 - 20
North of England +30 49 £50,000 -23.08% 9
South East +38 43 £60,000 +6.67% 1
Yorkshire +48 37 £50,000 -23.08% 4
Scotland +15 23 £52,500 -
South West +36 22 £62,500 +56.25% 2
East of England +21 21 £47,500 -7.32% 3
Midlands +34 16 £59,000 +24.21% 5
North West +3 11 £58,750 -4.08% 5
West Midlands +17 9 £59,000 +9.77% 3
East Midlands +32 7 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Wales +21 6 £55,000 -
North East +7 1 £60,000 +54.84%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 461 (100.00%) DevOps
2 376 (81.56%) Linux
3 270 (58.57%) Amazon AWS
4 260 (56.40%) Puppet
5 259 (56.18%) Python
6 216 (46.85%) Ansible
7 187 (40.56%) Docker
8 174 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
9 165 (35.79%) Jenkins
10 163 (35.36%) Opscode Chef
11 136 (29.50%) Configuration Management
12 118 (25.60%) Ruby
13 112 (24.30%) Terraform
14 109 (23.64%) Bash Shell
15 101 (21.91%) Ubuntu
15 101 (21.91%) CentOS
16 100 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 94 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
17 94 (20.39%) Java
18 89 (19.31%) Perl
19 86 (18.66%) Windows
19 86 (18.66%) Kubernetes
20 84 (18.22%) MySQL
21 74 (16.05%) Red Hat
22 66 (14.32%) Git (software)
23 65 (14.10%) VMware
23 65 (14.10%) Open Source
24 62 (13.45%) Nagios
25 59 (12.80%) Apache
26 58 (12.58%) Finance

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 59 (12.80%) Apache
2 52 (11.28%) Tomcat
3 32 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (6.72%) IIS
4 31 (6.72%) OpenStack
5 23 (4.99%) nginx
6 20 (4.34%) Confluence
7 9 (1.95%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.52%) uWSGI
10 6 (1.30%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.08%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.08%) JBoss
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.08%) Traefik
11 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.65%) Drupal
12 3 (0.65%) Jetty
13 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 270 (58.57%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (10.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 43 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (4.56%) SaaS
6 15 (3.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (3.04%) GitHub
8 13 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (2.82%) Serverless
9 12 (2.60%) Amazon S3
9 12 (2.60%) IaaS
9 12 (2.60%) PaaS
10 9 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.95%) Datadog
11 8 (1.74%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.36%) DNS
2 52 (11.28%) Firewall
3 18 (3.90%) SAN
4 17 (3.69%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.47%) SMTP
6 11 (2.39%) BGP
6 11 (2.39%) HTTP
6 11 (2.39%) VPN
7 10 (2.17%) Wireless
8 9 (1.95%) SSL
9 8 (1.74%) SNMP
10 7 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.52%) VLAN
10 7 (1.52%) VoIP
11 6 (1.30%) DHCP
11 6 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.08%) Broadband
12 5 (1.08%) Internet
12 5 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.22%) MySQL
2 37 (8.03%) MongoDB
3 32 (6.94%) Amazon RDS
4 28 (6.07%) NoSQL
5 24 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (4.77%) SQL Server
7 20 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.60%) Big Data
9 8 (1.74%) MariaDB
9 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.08%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.87%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.65%) InfluxDB
14 3 (0.65%) Redis
15 2 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 165 (35.79%) Jenkins
2 66 (14.32%) Git (software)
3 34 (7.38%) TeamCity
4 29 (6.29%) Vagrant
5 28 (6.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (5.21%) JIRA
7 21 (4.56%) Maven
8 15 (3.25%) Subversion
9 12 (2.60%) Gradle
10 10 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.30%) Hudson
11 6 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.08%) Ant
12 5 (1.08%) GCC
12 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.87%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.87%) Phabricator
13 4 (0.87%) Redmine
14 3 (0.65%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.65%) GitLab
General
1 58 (12.58%) Finance
2 25 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.25%) Marketing
4 14 (3.04%) Electronics
4 14 (3.04%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.82%) Retail
6 11 (2.39%) Legal
7 10 (2.17%) Banking
8 9 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.52%) Online Betting
10 5 (1.08%) Games
11 4 (0.87%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.98%) Web Services
2 36 (7.81%) .NET
3 21 (4.56%) Kafka
3 21 (4.56%) Node.js
4 17 (3.69%) LAMP
5 15 (3.25%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (3.04%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (3.04%) LEMP Stack
7 12 (2.60%) Django
8 9 (1.95%) Sensu
9 8 (1.74%) Middleware
10 7 (1.52%) FreeSWITCH
10 7 (1.52%) Memcached
10 7 (1.52%) PHP-FPM
10 7 (1.52%) RESTful
10 7 (1.52%) WSGI
11 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.30%) MAPI
11 6 (1.30%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.72%) Fintech
2 25 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.12%) Private Cloud
5 15 (3.25%) Public Cloud
6 13 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.39%) Replication
8 9 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.52%) PKI
9 7 (1.52%) Wiki
10 6 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.87%) User Experience
12 2 (0.43%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.43%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 376 (81.56%) Linux
2 101 (21.91%) CentOS
2 101 (21.91%) Ubuntu
3 86 (18.66%) Windows
4 55 (11.93%) Unix
5 43 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (6.94%) Debian
7 17 (3.69%) Windows Server
8 11 (2.39%) CoreOS
9 6 (1.30%) Solaris
10 5 (1.08%) AIX
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.43%) Android
11 2 (0.43%) Fedora
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) SUSE
12 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (100.00%) DevOps
2 174 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (29.50%) Configuration Management
4 94 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (14.10%) Open Source
6 48 (10.41%) Mentoring
7 45 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 40 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (8.24%) Scrum
10 37 (8.03%) Microservices
11 35 (7.59%) Migration
11 35 (7.59%) Test Automation
12 34 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (7.16%) High Availability
14 31 (6.72%) Software Engineering
15 28 (6.07%) Release Management
16 26 (5.64%) SDLC
17 23 (4.99%) Continuous Deployment
17 23 (4.99%) Security Patching
18 20 (4.34%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 259 (56.18%) Python
2 118 (25.60%) Ruby
3 109 (23.64%) Bash Shell
4 94 (20.39%) Java
5 89 (19.31%) Perl
6 56 (12.15%) PHP
7 46 (9.98%) PowerShell
8 45 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 42 (9.11%) Go
10 37 (8.03%) SQL
11 23 (4.99%) C#
11 23 (4.99%) Shell Script
12 21 (4.56%) Groovy
13 7 (1.52%) C
13 7 (1.52%) C++
14 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.87%) Clojure
16 2 (0.43%) Korn
16 2 (0.43%) Scala
16 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.12%) Degree
2 14 (3.04%) AWS Certification
3 10 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.30%) RHCE
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCITP
6 1 (0.22%) MCSA
6 1 (0.22%) MCSE
6 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.17%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) GCP
3 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.87%) SLA
5 3 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.65%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
System Software
1 187 (40.56%) Docker
2 34 (7.38%) VMware ESXi
3 27 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (5.64%) NFS
5 11 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.39%) vSphere
6 8 (1.74%) iptables
6 8 (1.74%) LXC
7 7 (1.52%) BIND 9
7 7 (1.52%) Kamailio
7 7 (1.52%) Postfix
8 6 (1.30%) Sendmail
9 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
9 5 (1.08%) Ceph
9 5 (1.08%) etcd
10 3 (0.65%) KVM
10 3 (0.65%) XenServer
11 2 (0.43%) Samba
12 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 260 (56.40%) Puppet
2 216 (46.85%) Ansible
3 163 (35.36%) Opscode Chef
4 112 (24.30%) Terraform
5 86 (18.66%) Kubernetes
6 62 (13.45%) Nagios
7 38 (8.24%) Packer
8 20 (4.34%) Grafana
9 14 (3.04%) HAProxy
10 10 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (2.17%) Kibana
10 10 (2.17%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.95%) Mesos
12 8 (1.74%) Consul
13 7 (1.52%) Cacti
13 7 (1.52%) Cobbler
13 7 (1.52%) Munin
13 7 (1.52%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.52%) Salt
13 7 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (16.05%) Red Hat
2 65 (14.10%) VMware
3 30 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.07%) Cisco
5 22 (4.77%) HP
6 19 (4.12%) Oracle
7 18 (3.90%) Google
8 15 (3.25%) New Relic
9 14 (3.04%) SAP
10 13 (2.82%) SaltStack
11 8 (1.74%) Splunk
12 7 (1.52%) Dell
12 7 (1.52%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.30%) Rackspace
14 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.08%) Twitter
15 3 (0.65%) Arqiva
15 3 (0.65%) Trend Micro
16 2 (0.43%) Facebook
16 2 (0.43%) Sun