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The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 99 81 78
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 2,885 1,541 343
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.62% 4.10% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 4.37% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,407 303
10th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% - -7.14%
75th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £78,875
90th Percentile £98,750 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -

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 74,751 35,240 8,513
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 93.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43,279 27,847 7,363
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following 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 2,885 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,005 (69.50%) AWS
3 1,794 (62.18%) CI/CD
4 1,770 (61.35%) Terraform
5 1,758 (60.94%) Kubernetes
6 1,447 (50.16%) Docker
7 1,396 (48.39%) Azure
8 1,298 (44.99%) Python
9 1,261 (43.71%) Infrastructure as Code
10 1,088 (37.71%) Linux
11 1,084 (37.57%) Ansible
12 995 (34.49%) Agile
13 895 (31.02%) Jenkins
14 775 (26.86%) GCP
15 615 (21.32%) Finance
16 591 (20.49%) Bash
17 556 (19.27%) AWS CloudFormation
18 544 (18.86%) Configuration Management
19 539 (18.68%) Azure DevOps
20 522 (18.09%) Java
21 508 (17.61%) Git (software)
22 478 (16.57%) Social Skills
23 468 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
24 451 (15.63%) Go
25 440 (15.25%) Serverless
26 409 (14.18%) Scrum
27 401 (13.90%) PowerShell
28 397 (13.76%) Microservices
29 384 (13.31%) Public Sector
30 370 (12.82%) Software Engineering

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 61 (2.11%) nginx
2 59 (2.05%) Apache
3 57 (1.98%) OpenStack
4 49 (1.70%) Confluence
5 34 (1.18%) IIS
6 24 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
9 17 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.42%) Apache Pulsar
12 10 (0.35%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.28%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.24%) Hyperledger
16 4 (0.14%) Traefik
17 2 (0.069%) Apache Spark
17 2 (0.069%) Moodle
17 2 (0.069%) SugarCRM
17 2 (0.069%) Totara
Applications
1 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.28%) Campfire
4 8 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.24%) Maple
Business Applications
1 16 (0.55%) R3 Corda
2 15 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.28%) Summit
4 7 (0.24%) Shopify
5 3 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.10%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.069%) Magento
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,005 (69.50%) AWS
2 1,396 (48.39%) Azure
3 775 (26.86%) GCP
4 556 (19.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 539 (18.68%) Azure DevOps
6 440 (15.25%) Serverless
7 363 (12.58%) SaaS
8 335 (11.61%) GitHub
9 329 (11.40%) Amazon EC2
10 239 (8.28%) AWS Lambda
11 225 (7.80%) PaaS
12 221 (7.66%) Amazon S3
13 219 (7.59%) Amazon ECS
14 202 (7.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 176 (6.10%) Amazon EKS
16 164 (5.68%) Datadog
17 128 (4.44%) AWS Fargate
18 126 (4.37%) Cloudflare
19 125 (4.33%) IaaS
20 123 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.85%) DNS
2 107 (3.71%) Firewall
3 62 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 61 (2.11%) HTTP
5 54 (1.87%) VPN
6 47 (1.63%) Network Security
7 38 (1.32%) SSL
8 29 (1.01%) Internet
9 25 (0.87%) DHCP
10 24 (0.83%) DSL
11 20 (0.69%) SMTP
12 18 (0.62%) VLAN
13 17 (0.59%) SMS
14 14 (0.49%) Broadband
15 11 (0.38%) FTP
16 10 (0.35%) IPv6
17 9 (0.31%) HTTPS
17 9 (0.31%) PPP
17 9 (0.31%) SSH
18 7 (0.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (9.32%) Amazon RDS
2 268 (9.29%) MySQL
3 242 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
4 206 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 142 (4.92%) DynamoDB
6 120 (4.16%) Relational Database
7 114 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 108 (3.74%) NoSQL
9 99 (3.43%) Big Data
10 90 (3.12%) Redis
11 87 (3.02%) SQL Server
12 66 (2.29%) MariaDB
13 58 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 55 (1.91%) InfluxDB
15 40 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
16 35 (1.21%) Amazon Aurora
16 35 (1.21%) Hadoop
17 32 (1.11%) Amazon Athena
18 26 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (0.80%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 895 (31.02%) Jenkins
2 508 (17.61%) Git (software)
3 345 (11.96%) GitLab
4 195 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 135 (4.68%) TeamCity
6 122 (4.23%) CircleCI
7 116 (4.02%) JIRA
8 79 (2.74%) Bitbucket
9 65 (2.25%) Maven
10 60 (2.08%) SonarQube
11 56 (1.94%) Spinnaker
12 52 (1.80%) Artifactory
13 51 (1.77%) Cucumber
13 51 (1.77%) Travis CI
14 50 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 50 (1.73%) Selenium
15 37 (1.28%) GoCD
15 37 (1.28%) Terragrunt
16 36 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
16 36 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 615 (21.32%) Finance
2 478 (16.57%) Social Skills
3 384 (13.31%) Public Sector
4 247 (8.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 195 (6.76%) Banking
6 132 (4.58%) Retail
7 125 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
8 123 (4.26%) Games
9 73 (2.53%) Marketing
10 59 (2.05%) Law
11 51 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 39 (1.35%) Advertising
12 39 (1.35%) Manufacturing
13 35 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 34 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
15 32 (1.11%) Legal
16 31 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
17 29 (1.01%) Police
18 28 (0.97%) Automotive
18 28 (0.97%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (10.26%) Node.js
2 208 (7.21%) Elastic Stack
3 181 (6.27%) .NET
4 130 (4.51%) Kafka
5 121 (4.19%) React
6 98 (3.40%) ARM Templates
7 70 (2.43%) REST
8 58 (2.01%) Web Services
9 50 (1.73%) YAML
10 46 (1.59%) GraphQL
11 41 (1.42%) LAMP
12 40 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
13 39 (1.35%) Spring
14 35 (1.21%) AngularJS
15 33 (1.14%) Django
15 33 (1.14%) Vue.js
16 29 (1.01%) CSS
16 29 (1.01%) RESTful
17 28 (0.97%) HTML
18 27 (0.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 366 (12.69%) Cloud Native
2 301 (10.43%) Public Cloud
3 153 (5.30%) Private Cloud
4 125 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
5 111 (3.85%) Blockchain
6 98 (3.40%) IoT
7 91 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
8 84 (2.91%) Virtual Team
9 83 (2.88%) iPhone
10 74 (2.56%) Data Centre
11 73 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
12 55 (1.91%) Management Information System
13 49 (1.70%) Mobile App
14 47 (1.63%) Cyberattack
15 45 (1.56%) Cyber Defence
16 42 (1.46%) Algorithms
17 38 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
17 38 (1.32%) User Experience
18 37 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
19 36 (1.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,088 (37.71%) Linux
2 337 (11.68%) Windows
3 184 (6.38%) Unix
4 83 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 74 (2.56%) CentOS
5 74 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 22 (0.76%) Mesosphere
8 21 (0.73%) Android
9 18 (0.62%) Debian
10 16 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
10 16 (0.55%) VMS
11 14 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
14 6 (0.21%) Alpine Linux
14 6 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,885 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,794 (62.18%) CI/CD
3 1,261 (43.71%) Infrastructure as Code
4 995 (34.49%) Agile
5 544 (18.86%) Configuration Management
6 468 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 409 (14.18%) Scrum
8 397 (13.76%) Microservices
9 370 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 365 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
11 351 (12.17%) SDLC
12 331 (11.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 312 (10.81%) Test Automation
14 285 (9.88%) Open Source
15 271 (9.39%) Mentoring
16 227 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
17 213 (7.38%) Coaching
18 207 (7.18%) Artificial Intelligence
19 206 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
19 206 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,298 (44.99%) Python
2 591 (20.49%) Bash
3 522 (18.09%) Java
4 451 (15.63%) Go
5 401 (13.90%) PowerShell
6 250 (8.67%) SQL
7 205 (7.11%) Ruby
8 195 (6.76%) C#
9 192 (6.66%) JavaScript
10 169 (5.86%) Groovy
11 95 (3.29%) PHP
12 75 (2.60%) Perl
13 64 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 64 (2.22%) TypeScript
14 52 (1.80%) Scala
15 45 (1.56%) C++
16 44 (1.53%) C
17 26 (0.90%) Kotlin
18 17 (0.59%) ES6
18 17 (0.59%) Rust
Qualifications
1 220 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 181 (6.27%) SC Cleared
3 164 (5.68%) Degree
4 115 (3.99%) AWS Certification
5 50 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 17 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.38%) CCA
11 10 (0.35%) CEH
12 8 (0.28%) CISSP
12 8 (0.28%) PhD
13 6 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.21%) MCSE
13 6 (0.21%) RHCE
14 5 (0.17%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.14%) LPIC
15 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.03%) QA
2 39 (1.35%) SOC 2
3 23 (0.80%) GDPR
4 16 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.49%) GRC
6 11 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.35%) GxP
8 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.17%) FedRAMP
10 4 (0.14%) SLA
11 3 (0.10%) Accessibility
12 2 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.069%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.035%) SOC 1
System Software
1 1,447 (50.16%) Docker
2 65 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 36 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.83%) KVM
6 23 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
7 19 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 17 (0.59%) Xen
9 9 (0.31%) Varnish
9 9 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 8 (0.28%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.24%) vSphere
12 3 (0.10%) Ceph
12 3 (0.10%) NFS
13 2 (0.069%) LXC
13 2 (0.069%) Samba
14 1 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,770 (61.35%) Terraform
2 1,758 (60.94%) Kubernetes
3 1,084 (37.57%) Ansible
4 327 (11.33%) Puppet
5 314 (10.88%) Grafana
6 272 (9.43%) Prometheus
7 256 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
8 102 (3.54%) Istio
9 93 (3.22%) Packer
10 63 (2.18%) Kibana
11 58 (2.01%) Graphite
12 43 (1.49%) ZABBIX
13 36 (1.25%) Consul
13 36 (1.25%) Rancher
14 35 (1.21%) Salt
15 34 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
16 33 (1.14%) Fortio
16 33 (1.14%) HAProxy
16 33 (1.14%) Kiali
17 32 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 322 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 254 (8.80%) Google
3 124 (4.30%) New Relic
4 106 (3.67%) Splunk
5 95 (3.29%) Oracle
6 93 (3.22%) VMware
7 72 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 52 (1.80%) SaltStack
9 51 (1.77%) Atlassian
10 44 (1.53%) PagerDuty
11 42 (1.46%) Dynatrace
12 35 (1.21%) SAP
13 31 (1.07%) Funding Circle
14 28 (0.97%) IBM
15 26 (0.90%) Revolut
16 21 (0.73%) ServiceNow
16 21 (0.73%) TrueLayer
17 19 (0.66%) Hitachi
18 17 (0.59%) Cadence
19 15 (0.52%) Apple