Let us Understand what is DevOps first. DevOps is not a technology. DevOps is not set of Tools. DevOps is a practice. Just like Agile. Anyone i.e, developer or QA engineer or automation engineer or system engineer can practice DevOps. To understand more on DevOps go through below article. Read: What is DevOps and Why DevOps ?
Let's talk about DevOps as Career and what are the salaries for DevOps practitioners.
DevOps Career Path
DevOps is definitely great, if only you like to explore new technologies and process. It purely depends on your passion. DevOps professionals are third highest paid tech job
s right now, after software architect and Data Scientist respectively, according to 'Forbes - Highest paid tech jobs'. The market is increasing for DevOps day by day, as the more and more organizations are adopting DevOps Culture. It always a good time to start learning DevOps. Get started with DevOps training now to take advantage of the opportunities that come your way. Listing of DevOps Jobs increased almost 75 %
in last two years in Job portals and mentioning of DevOps skills in LinkedIn increased to 50%.
If you already working or practicing DevOps, then focus on below skills to boost your career :
- Communication and
- Analytical Skills
DevOps Salaries :
- According to payscale average salaries in the US per year is about 89,000 dollars.
- In India its about 8 lakhs to 10 Lakhs with experience 3 years to 5 years.
- Australia - 104,000 Australian dollars / per year for 5 years of experience.
- UK (London)- 49,000 pounds / per year for 5 Years of experience
CheckOut : DevOps Resources
to improve your skills.
Basic Skills required for DevOps :
1. Linux Administration
2. Automation Scripting - Chef / Puppet will increase 20 % of salary
3. Cloud Computing - Having cloud computing will increase 20 % of salary
4. Python (Or Equivalent Scripting like Ruby)
5. Software Development (Not mandatory for System engineers)
DevOps has the long way to go. A lot of confusion or misunderstood wrongly about DevOps. As DevOps is more about practice and principles, it's better understood while you start practicing it. Happy DevOps ! :-).