Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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 > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 244 268
Rank change year-on-year +12 +24 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 192 33 34
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.19% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 159 32 31
10th Percentile £51,500 £56,250 £57,500
25th Percentile £55,188 £63,750 £66,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £86,875 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £84,875 £87,500
UK median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +11.11%

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 15,371 6,690 7,701
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.54% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13,131 5,801 6,592
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £34,888
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% - +7.48%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Senior DevOps Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Senior DevOps Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer.

Senior DevOps Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Senior DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Senior DevOps Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 192 (100.00%) DevOps
2 110 (57.29%) AWS
3 106 (55.21%) Kubernetes
4 103 (53.65%) Terraform
5 94 (48.96%) Ansible
5 94 (48.96%) Linux
6 88 (45.83%) Azure
7 78 (40.63%) Infrastructure as Code
8 73 (38.02%) Docker
9 67 (34.90%) Coaching
9 67 (34.90%) Python
10 62 (32.29%) Jenkins
11 56 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (23.96%) Java
13 45 (23.44%) Mentoring
14 44 (22.92%) Git (software)
15 41 (21.35%) GitLab
16 40 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
18 37 (19.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (19.27%) Technical Leadership
19 34 (17.71%) Kafka
19 34 (17.71%) Hybrid Cloud
19 34 (17.71%) MySQL
20 33 (17.19%) Apache
20 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
20 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
21 32 (16.67%) PowerShell
22 30 (15.63%) Apache Flex
22 30 (15.63%) Games

Senior 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 33 (17.19%) Apache
2 13 (6.77%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.65%) Confluence
5 6 (3.13%) IIS
6 4 (2.08%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) DNN
7 1 (0.52%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 110 (57.29%) AWS
2 88 (45.83%) Azure
3 18 (9.38%) Amazon ECS
4 16 (8.33%) GitHub
5 13 (6.77%) GCP
6 11 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (5.73%) Serverless
7 9 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (4.69%) IaaS
8 8 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (3.65%) PaaS
10 5 (2.60%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.60%) SaaS
11 4 (2.08%) Azure App Service
11 4 (2.08%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) DNS
1 5 (2.60%) Firewall
1 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) DHCP
3 1 (0.52%) IPv6
3 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.71%) MySQL
2 16 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.73%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.17%) Big Data
5 7 (3.65%) Blockchain
5 7 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (32.29%) Jenkins
2 44 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 41 (21.35%) GitLab
4 29 (15.10%) JIRA
5 10 (5.21%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.65%) Maven
8 6 (3.13%) Selenium
9 3 (1.56%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.04%) Gradle
10 2 (1.04%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.52%) CMake
11 1 (0.52%) JUnit
11 1 (0.52%) Mockito
11 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.52%) Spinnaker
General
1 30 (15.63%) Games
2 20 (10.42%) Finance
3 11 (5.73%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.71%) Kafka
2 30 (15.63%) Apache Flex
3 23 (11.98%) Node.js
4 8 (4.17%) .NET
5 6 (3.13%) React
6 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.60%) CSS
6 5 (2.60%) HTML
6 5 (2.60%) Puppeteer
6 5 (2.60%) Redux
6 5 (2.60%) RxJS
7 4 (2.08%) Middleware
7 4 (2.08%) Web Services
8 2 (1.04%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.04%) YAML
9 1 (0.52%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 30 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.73%) Cloud Native
4 9 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.56%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.04%) FMCG
7 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.04%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (48.96%) Linux
2 16 (8.33%) Windows
3 12 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.13%) Unix
6 5 (2.60%) CentOS
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.52%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (100.00%) DevOps
2 78 (40.63%) Infrastructure as Code
3 67 (34.90%) Coaching
4 56 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (23.44%) Mentoring
6 40 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (19.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 37 (19.27%) Technical Leadership
8 30 (15.63%) Decision-Making
9 29 (15.10%) Visualisation
10 24 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
11 21 (10.94%) Fintech
12 19 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.85%) Data Science
13 17 (8.85%) Microservices
14 16 (8.33%) Configuration Management
15 15 (7.81%) Machine Learning
16 12 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
16 12 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 9 (4.69%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.90%) Python
2 46 (23.96%) Java
3 32 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 23 (11.98%) Go
5 20 (10.42%) Bash Shell
6 19 (9.90%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.85%) C#
8 12 (6.25%) Ruby
9 7 (3.65%) Clojure
9 7 (3.65%) SQL
10 6 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.56%) Groovy
11 3 (1.56%) PHP
12 2 (1.04%) C++
13 1 (0.52%) Java 8
13 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
1 33 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.60%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) WCAG
2 4 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 73 (38.02%) Docker
2 12 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) Varnish
6 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (55.21%) Kubernetes
2 103 (53.65%) Terraform
3 94 (48.96%) Ansible
4 39 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (15.63%) Istio
6 28 (14.58%) Puppet
7 5 (2.60%) Nagios
8 4 (2.08%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.04%) Marathon
9 2 (1.04%) Mesos
9 2 (1.04%) Packer
9 2 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.52%) Grafana
10 1 (0.52%) Graphite
10 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.52%) Kibana
10 1 (0.52%) Salt
10 1 (0.52%) SCCM
10 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.69%) VMware
4 7 (3.65%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.08%) Cisco
6 3 (1.56%) New Relic
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle
7 2 (1.04%) Adobe
7 2 (1.04%) Citrix
7 2 (1.04%) Google
7 2 (1.04%) hybris
7 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.04%) SAP
7 2 (1.04%) Splunk
8 1 (0.52%) Remedy
8 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds