Period
to 23 October 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

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

Development Operations Engineer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 46 65
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,094 363 344
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.95% 5.64% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 5.93% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 984 341 326
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -17.86% +12.00%
75th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 26,089 6,125 7,418
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 95.11% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20,459 5,527 6,576
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -

DevOps Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

DevOps Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing DevOps Engineer.

DevOps Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

DevOps Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 1,094 (100.00%) DevOps
2 711 (64.99%) Terraform
3 643 (58.78%) AWS
4 632 (57.77%) Kubernetes
5 550 (50.27%) Docker
6 460 (42.05%) Azure
7 421 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
8 392 (35.83%) Linux
9 338 (30.90%) Infrastructure as Code
10 330 (30.16%) Python
11 293 (26.78%) Jenkins
12 279 (25.50%) Git (software)
13 263 (24.04%) Ansible
14 227 (20.75%) Puppet
15 226 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
16 197 (18.01%) AWS CloudFormation
17 194 (17.73%) Bash Shell
18 188 (17.18%) PowerShell
19 179 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
20 175 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
21 172 (15.72%) Deployment Automation
22 164 (14.99%) GCP
23 162 (14.81%) Scrum
24 153 (13.99%) Finance
24 153 (13.99%) Migration
25 148 (13.53%) Social Skills
26 117 (10.69%) Windows
27 111 (10.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
28 106 (9.69%) Configuration Management
29 101 (9.23%) Go

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 31 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.47%) IIS
3 23 (2.10%) Apache
4 20 (1.83%) Confluence
4 20 (1.83%) nginx
5 13 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.10%) WordPress
7 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.091%) Apache Pulsar
10 1 (0.091%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.091%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.091%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.091%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.091%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.18%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.091%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 643 (58.78%) AWS
2 460 (42.05%) Azure
3 197 (18.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 164 (14.99%) GCP
5 101 (9.23%) GitHub
5 101 (9.23%) SaaS
6 100 (9.14%) Serverless
7 84 (7.68%) Amazon ECS
8 70 (6.40%) Amazon EKS
9 55 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
11 43 (3.93%) IaaS
12 39 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
13 38 (3.47%) PaaS
14 34 (3.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (2.93%) Datadog
16 29 (2.65%) GitHub Actions
17 24 (2.19%) OpenShift
18 23 (2.10%) Amazon S3
19 22 (2.01%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 46 (4.20%) Network Security
3 24 (2.19%) DNS
4 23 (2.10%) Firewall
4 23 (2.10%) VPN
5 22 (2.01%) IPv6
6 21 (1.92%) HTTP
7 17 (1.55%) DHCP
8 12 (1.10%) SSL
9 10 (0.91%) Broadband
9 10 (0.91%) IPv4
10 8 (0.73%) NAS
11 6 (0.55%) SMS
11 6 (0.55%) tcpdump
12 5 (0.46%) VLAN
13 3 (0.27%) 4G
13 3 (0.27%) 5G
14 2 (0.18%) DSL
14 2 (0.18%) Intranet
14 2 (0.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.04%) MySQL
2 54 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 42 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (2.83%) Big Data
5 28 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.47%) Redis
7 25 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
9 21 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.65%) Blockchain
11 15 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (1.37%) MariaDB
12 14 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.91%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (0.73%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.73%) MarkLogic
16 7 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.37%) Hadoop
18 3 (0.27%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 293 (26.78%) Jenkins
2 279 (25.50%) Git (software)
3 88 (8.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 82 (7.50%) GitLab
5 68 (6.22%) TeamCity
6 42 (3.84%) JIRA
7 39 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (3.38%) Bitbucket
9 29 (2.65%) Maven
10 17 (1.55%) Subversion
11 15 (1.37%) CircleCI
12 12 (1.10%) Gradle
13 11 (1.01%) Ant
13 11 (1.01%) Cypress.io
13 11 (1.01%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (0.91%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.82%) SonarQube
15 9 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 153 (13.99%) Finance
2 148 (13.53%) Social Skills
3 70 (6.40%) Retail
4 35 (3.20%) Banking
5 26 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (2.38%) Public Sector
6 24 (2.19%) Retail Finance
7 21 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 14 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.91%) Law
11 9 (0.82%) Marketing
12 8 (0.73%) Electronics
12 8 (0.73%) Games
12 8 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (0.73%) Private Banking
13 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.55%) Avionics
15 4 (0.37%) Legal
16 3 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (6.22%) Kafka
2 45 (4.11%) .NET
3 44 (4.02%) Node.js
4 35 (3.20%) YAML
5 34 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
6 31 (2.83%) JSON
7 30 (2.74%) Web Services
8 23 (2.10%) LAMP
9 18 (1.65%) JMX
9 18 (1.65%) LAPP Stack
10 15 (1.37%) ARM Templates
10 15 (1.37%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.19%) Middleware
11 13 (1.19%) React
12 12 (1.10%) Jest
13 11 (1.01%) Spring
13 11 (1.01%) Spring Boot
14 10 (0.91%) .NET Core
14 10 (0.91%) JMS
15 9 (0.82%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (4.20%) Public Cloud
3 28 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.19%) Cloud Native
5 20 (1.83%) Private Cloud
6 16 (1.46%) Hedge funds
7 14 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.10%) e-Learning
9 10 (0.91%) Clustering
9 10 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (0.73%) CMDB
11 8 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.64%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.46%) Tandem
14 4 (0.37%) Life Science
14 4 (0.37%) NHS
14 4 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 392 (35.83%) Linux
2 117 (10.69%) Windows
3 55 (5.03%) Windows Server
4 34 (3.11%) CentOS
5 21 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.65%) Unix
7 10 (0.91%) Fedora
7 10 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.82%) VMS
9 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.46%) Debian
11 4 (0.37%) Android
12 3 (0.27%) AIX
13 2 (0.18%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) zOS
14 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,094 (100.00%) DevOps
2 421 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (30.90%) Infrastructure as Code
4 226 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
5 179 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
6 172 (15.72%) Deployment Automation
7 162 (14.81%) Scrum
8 153 (13.99%) Migration
9 111 (10.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 106 (9.69%) Configuration Management
11 76 (6.95%) Load Balancing
12 75 (6.86%) Fintech
12 75 (6.86%) Test Automation
13 69 (6.31%) Mentoring
14 60 (5.48%) Open Source
15 59 (5.39%) Microservices
16 58 (5.30%) Software Engineering
17 40 (3.66%) SDLC
18 39 (3.56%) Continuous Delivery
19 36 (3.29%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 330 (30.16%) Python
2 194 (17.73%) Bash Shell
3 188 (17.18%) PowerShell
4 101 (9.23%) Go
5 95 (8.68%) Java
6 77 (7.04%) SQL
7 66 (6.03%) C#
8 57 (5.21%) Ruby
9 38 (3.47%) JavaScript
10 35 (3.20%) PHP
11 30 (2.74%) Groovy
12 18 (1.65%) Perl
13 17 (1.55%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.28%) Bicep
15 9 (0.82%) C++
16 6 (0.55%) C
16 6 (0.55%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.37%) Clojure
18 3 (0.27%) Scala
19 2 (0.18%) Rust
Qualifications
1 39 (3.56%) Degree
2 32 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.64%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.55%) OCP
5 6 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.091%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.02%) QA
2 14 (1.28%) SLA
3 8 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.091%) EMIR
4 1 (0.091%) GDPR
4 1 (0.091%) MiFID
4 1 (0.091%) NIST
4 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.091%) PMO
System Software
1 550 (50.27%) Docker
2 32 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.65%) vSphere
5 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.46%) KVM
6 5 (0.46%) Varnish
7 4 (0.37%) iptables
8 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.18%) zsh
9 1 (0.091%) Gluster
9 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.091%) Xen
Systems Management
1 711 (64.99%) Terraform
2 632 (57.77%) Kubernetes
3 263 (24.04%) Ansible
4 227 (20.75%) Puppet
5 175 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (4.66%) Grafana
7 40 (3.66%) Prometheus
8 25 (2.29%) Istio
8 25 (2.29%) Nagios
9 18 (1.65%) Icinga
10 15 (1.37%) Kibana
10 15 (1.37%) Rancher
11 14 (1.28%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.10%) Salt
13 10 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (0.91%) Packer
14 8 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.64%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.55%) Opsgenie
17 4 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 77 (7.04%) Google
2 71 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.02%) Oracle
4 31 (2.83%) VMware
5 28 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 19 (1.74%) Splunk
7 14 (1.28%) Dynatrace
7 14 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 11 (1.01%) New Relic
9 9 (0.82%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.82%) IBM
9 9 (0.82%) SAP
10 8 (0.73%) LogicMonitor
10 8 (0.73%) SaltStack
11 7 (0.64%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.55%) Dell
12 6 (0.55%) Veracode
13 5 (0.46%) PagerDuty
14 4 (0.37%) LexisNexis
15 3 (0.27%) MuleSoft