The table below looks at the statistics for the DevOps Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps Engineer
Rank 98 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £47,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
DevOps Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1047 1044 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.57% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 947 903 595
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DevOps Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DevOps Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Kent region.

DevOps Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DevOps Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 £32,500 -
DevOps Engineer
South East

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) TeamCity
3 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) NUnit
6 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (40.00%) GitHub
7 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
7 3 (30.00%) NHS
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Apache
8 1 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (10.00%) Perl
8 1 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) MySQL
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) Red Hat

DevOps Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited DevOps Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DevOps Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (90.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
3 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) SaltStack