The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 260 356 412
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +56
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 201 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.44% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 127 65 35
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
DevOps
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DevOps
Salary Trend in the South East

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

DevOps Salary Trend in the South East

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

DevOps Salary Histogram in the South East

DevOps
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Surrey +47 64 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Berkshire +2 38 £57,500 +4.54% 6
East Sussex +1 35 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire +9 28 £47,000 -23.26% 9
Oxfordshire - 23 £80,000 - 4
Kent - 7 £70,000 -
West Sussex -5 4 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Sussex - 2 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps.

1 205 (59.77%) Linux
2 154 (44.90%) Puppet
3 132 (38.48%) Java
4 122 (35.57%) Python
5 113 (32.94%) Opscode Chef
6 107 (31.20%) MySQL
7 92 (26.82%) Ruby
8 89 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (24.78%) Apache
10 81 (23.62%) Git (software)
11 79 (23.03%) Windows
12 78 (22.74%) Red Hat
13 77 (22.45%) JavaScript
13 77 (22.45%) Perl
13 77 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 76 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
15 74 (21.57%) Bash Shell
16 72 (20.99%) Jenkins
16 72 (20.99%) Web Services
17 70 (20.41%) PHP
18 61 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (17.49%) Open Source
19 60 (17.49%) Tomcat
20 58 (16.91%) Configuration Management
20 58 (16.91%) Software Engineering
21 57 (16.62%) UNIX
22 56 (16.33%) Degree
23 52 (15.16%) DNS
24 49 (14.29%) LAMP
25 45 (13.12%) Computer Science

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing DevOps also 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 that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 85 (24.78%) Apache
2 60 (17.49%) Tomcat
3 32 (9.33%) Node.js
4 30 (8.75%) IIS
4 30 (8.75%) nginx
5 13 (3.79%) Resin
6 11 (3.21%) Drupal
7 9 (2.62%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.75%) Confluence
10 6 (1.75%) Eucalyptus
11 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.58%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (12.24%) SaaS
3 37 (10.79%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (6.41%) GitHub
5 22 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (6.12%) IaaS
7 20 (5.83%) Basecamp
8 18 (5.25%) PaaS
9 7 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.46%) Google App Engine
10 5 (1.46%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (1.46%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.58%) Route 53
11 2 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (15.16%) DNS
2 42 (12.24%) HTTP
3 33 (9.62%) LDAP
4 32 (9.33%) TCP/IP
5 26 (7.58%) Internet
6 25 (7.29%) DHCP
7 24 (7.00%) VoIP
8 20 (5.83%) SMTP
8 20 (5.83%) FTP
9 16 (4.66%) Firewall
10 8 (2.33%) SSL
11 7 (2.04%) VPN
12 6 (1.75%) SAN
12 6 (1.75%) WAN
13 5 (1.46%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.46%) VLAN
13 5 (1.46%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.17%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.17%) InfiniBand
15 3 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (31.20%) MySQL
2 36 (10.50%) SQL Server
3 34 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (6.41%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.54%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.54%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.08%) Big Data
7 13 (3.79%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.33%) Redis
12 7 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.46%) SQLite
14 4 (1.17%) HBase
15 3 (0.87%) SSDT
16 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (23.62%) Git (software)
2 72 (20.99%) Jenkins
3 35 (10.20%) JIRA
4 20 (5.83%) MSBuild
4 20 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (4.96%) Subversion
6 15 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.50%) NUnit
8 11 (3.21%) NuGet
9 10 (2.92%) Selenium
9 10 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.62%) WiX
10 9 (2.62%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.33%) Ant
11 8 (2.33%) Ranorex
11 8 (2.33%) MSTest
12 7 (2.04%) Gradle
12 7 (2.04%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.04%) PhantomJS
13 6 (1.75%) dbdeploy
General
1 35 (10.20%) Finance
2 26 (7.58%) Marketing
3 15 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.50%) Retail
5 11 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.21%) Advertising
6 9 (2.62%) Electronics
7 7 (2.04%) Legal
8 6 (1.75%) Games
9 5 (1.46%) Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Military
10 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (33.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (20.70%) Administrator
3 63 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (18.37%) Linux Administrator
4 47 (13.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 40 (11.66%) Developer
6 23 (6.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (4.66%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 16 (4.66%) Software Engineer
9 16 (4.66%) DevOps Specialist
10 15 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.37%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.08%) Team Leader
11 14 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (3.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.21%) DevOps Administrator
13 11 (3.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.99%) Web Services
2 49 (14.29%) LAMP
3 40 (11.66%) HTML
4 31 (9.04%) CSS
5 29 (8.45%) .NET
6 27 (7.87%) REST
7 22 (6.41%) WCF
8 19 (5.54%) HTML5
9 17 (4.96%) Java EE
9 17 (4.96%) Spring
10 14 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (3.79%) jQuery
11 13 (3.79%) AngularJS
12 11 (3.21%) YAML
13 10 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (2.62%) CSS3
14 9 (2.62%) Hibernate
14 9 (2.62%) X-Windows
15 7 (2.04%) WPF
15 7 (2.04%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.49%) Open Source
2 45 (13.12%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.96%) Mathematics
3 17 (4.96%) Clustering
4 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.33%) Social Media
6 7 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.04%) DTV
7 5 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (1.46%) iPhone
8 4 (1.17%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.87%) Blog
9 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 2 (0.58%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.58%) GIS
10 2 (0.58%) Kindle
11 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.29%) CMDB
11 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 205 (59.77%) Linux
2 79 (23.03%) Windows
3 77 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (16.62%) UNIX
5 35 (10.20%) Debian
5 35 (10.20%) CentOS
6 13 (3.79%) AIX
6 13 (3.79%) Solaris
7 9 (2.62%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.62%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.62%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.04%) Android
8 7 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.17%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.17%) SUSE
10 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.29%) SELinux
11 1 (0.29%) Fedora
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (16.91%) Configuration Management
3 58 (16.91%) Software Engineering
4 38 (11.08%) OO
5 37 (10.79%) TDD
6 35 (10.20%) Scrum
7 34 (9.91%) E-Commerce
8 27 (7.87%) Load Balancing
9 20 (5.83%) Analytics
10 16 (4.66%) Web Development
10 16 (4.66%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (4.08%) OOD
11 14 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.79%) Unit Testing
12 13 (3.79%) BDD
12 13 (3.79%) Service Management
13 12 (3.50%) Project Management
13 12 (3.50%) MVC
14 11 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 132 (38.48%) Java
2 122 (35.57%) Python
3 92 (26.82%) Ruby
4 77 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 77 (22.45%) Perl
5 74 (21.57%) Bash Shell
6 70 (20.41%) PHP
7 36 (10.50%) SQL
8 34 (9.91%) PowerShell
9 30 (8.75%) C#
10 25 (7.29%) C++
11 23 (6.71%) C
12 15 (4.37%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.50%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (16.33%) Degree
2 19 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PhD
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CCNP
6 1 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.33%) QA
2 8 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) BS15000
System Software
1 39 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.58%) NFS
3 21 (6.12%) Postfix
4 20 (5.83%) Samba
5 14 (4.08%) Xen
6 12 (3.50%) XenServer
7 10 (2.92%) Varnish
7 10 (2.92%) vSphere
8 9 (2.62%) Hyper-V
9 8 (2.33%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.75%) KVM
10 6 (1.75%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
12 3 (0.87%) vCloud
13 2 (0.58%) Docker
14 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 154 (44.90%) Puppet
2 113 (32.94%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (12.24%) Nagios
4 25 (7.29%) Vagrant
5 21 (6.12%) Munin
6 20 (5.83%) Cacti
7 18 (5.25%) Ansible
8 15 (4.37%) Salt
9 11 (3.21%) Ganglia
9 11 (3.21%) OpenView
10 9 (2.62%) SCVMM
10 9 (2.62%) Capistrano
10 9 (2.62%) logstash
11 7 (2.04%) collectd
11 7 (2.04%) StatsD
12 6 (1.75%) Netcool
12 6 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (1.75%) Icinga
12 6 (1.75%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.46%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 78 (22.74%) Red Hat
2 43 (12.54%) VMware
3 38 (11.08%) Oracle
4 29 (8.45%) JBoss
5 27 (7.87%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.96%) Rackspace
7 14 (4.08%) Citrix
8 13 (3.79%) Dell
9 10 (2.92%) Cisco
10 8 (2.33%) HP
10 8 (2.33%) SAP
10 8 (2.33%) Splunk
11 7 (2.04%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.75%) Sun
12 6 (1.75%) Veritas
12 6 (1.75%) BMC
13 5 (1.46%) Percona
13 5 (1.46%) Google
13 5 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.46%) IBM
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