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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 171 322 383
Rank change year-on-year
+151 +61
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 353 144 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.66% 0.61% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.76% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 307 125 35
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
17290 18921 17393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.42% 80.01% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13604 15066 14100
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
Berkshire +61 103 £57,500 +4.54% 12
Surrey +48 63 £50,000 -20.00% 9
Oxfordshire +28 49 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Hampshire +28 48 £56,250 +9.75% 4
East Sussex +26 38 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +30 29 £46,250 +15.62%
Kent +17 12 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Middlesex - 5 £37,000 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £52,500 - 1
Home Counties - 4 £67,500 -
DevOps
England

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 321 (51.11%) Linux
2 240 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (36.15%) Amazon AWS
4 220 (35.03%) Puppet
5 191 (30.41%) Windows
6 187 (29.78%) MySQL
7 164 (26.11%) Opscode Chef
8 153 (24.36%) Python
9 126 (20.06%) Configuration Management
10 124 (19.75%) Apache
10 124 (19.75%) Java
11 120 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (18.95%) UNIX
13 115 (18.31%) JavaScript
14 114 (18.15%) Perl
15 111 (17.68%) SQL
16 110 (17.52%) .NET
16 110 (17.52%) Web Services
17 107 (17.04%) VMware
17 107 (17.04%) Bash Shell
18 106 (16.88%) SQL Server
19 94 (14.97%) Microsoft
19 94 (14.97%) PowerShell
20 92 (14.65%) Ruby
21 87 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
22 86 (13.69%) Open Source
23 80 (12.74%) Scrum
24 78 (12.42%) IIS
24 78 (12.42%) Git (software)
25 77 (12.26%) Jenkins

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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
1 124 (19.75%) Apache
2 78 (12.42%) IIS
3 48 (7.64%) JBoss
3 48 (7.64%) Tomcat
4 29 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 28 (4.46%) nginx
6 19 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
6 19 (3.03%) Node.js
6 19 (3.03%) OpenStack
7 17 (2.71%) CMS
8 16 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.91%) Confluence
10 10 (1.59%) Moodle
10 10 (1.59%) NServiceBus
11 9 (1.43%) Umbraco
11 9 (1.43%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.27%) Eucalyptus
13 7 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (4.46%) assyst
2 10 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.43%) Tridion
4 5 (0.80%) Cordys
5 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 227 (36.15%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (11.15%) SaaS
3 65 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (6.53%) Amazon S3
5 40 (6.37%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (5.25%) GitHub
7 31 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (3.82%) PaaS
9 15 (2.39%) IaaS
10 12 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.43%) AWS OpsWorks
13 8 (1.27%) Amazon Glacier
14 5 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.80%) Route 53
15 4 (0.64%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.48%) Office 365
17 2 (0.32%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 45 (7.17%) DNS
3 36 (5.73%) HTTP
4 34 (5.41%) Internet
5 32 (5.10%) Firewall
6 26 (4.14%) DHCP
7 25 (3.98%) Network Security
8 20 (3.18%) LDAP
9 18 (2.87%) SAN
10 12 (1.91%) WAN
10 12 (1.91%) IPsec
10 12 (1.91%) SSH
11 11 (1.75%) LAN
12 10 (1.59%) FTP
12 10 (1.59%) AMQP
13 9 (1.43%) VPN
14 8 (1.27%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.11%) OSPF
15 7 (1.11%) BGP
16 5 (0.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (29.78%) MySQL
2 106 (16.88%) SQL Server
3 48 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 47 (7.48%) NoSQL
5 46 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (6.37%) Redis
7 35 (5.57%) MongoDB
8 29 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (4.62%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.34%) Big Data
9 21 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (2.87%) MariaDB
13 17 (2.71%) TokuDB
14 14 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (2.07%) DB2
16 12 (1.91%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
18 10 (1.59%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 78 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 77 (12.26%) Jenkins
3 53 (8.44%) Subversion
4 39 (6.21%) Visual Studio
4 39 (6.21%) TeamCity
5 37 (5.89%) Hudson
6 27 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (4.30%) Maven
7 23 (3.66%) MSBuild
8 22 (3.50%) Selenium
9 19 (3.03%) NUnit
10 16 (2.55%) ReSharper
11 15 (2.39%) JIRA
11 15 (2.39%) Mercurial
11 15 (2.39%) MSTest
11 15 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (2.23%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.75%) NCrunch
14 9 (1.43%) JSUnit
15 8 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 53 (8.44%) Finance
2 16 (2.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.23%) Electronics
4 13 (2.07%) Games
5 10 (1.59%) Marketing
6 9 (1.43%) Retail
7 8 (1.27%) Banking
8 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.96%) Publishing
10 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 174 (27.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 133 (21.18%) Developer
3 109 (17.36%) Administrator
4 83 (13.22%) Systems Administrator
5 56 (8.92%) Systems Engineer
6 50 (7.96%) Linux Administrator
7 43 (6.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 39 (6.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 37 (5.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 30 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 30 (4.78%) Java Developer
11 29 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (4.46%) Architect
13 25 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
14 24 (3.82%) DBA
15 22 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (3.03%) Support Engineer
16 19 (3.03%) Python Developer
17 18 (2.87%) Build Manager
18 17 (2.71%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (17.52%) .NET
1 110 (17.52%) Web Services
2 69 (10.99%) HTML
3 65 (10.35%) CSS
4 47 (7.48%) ASP.NET
5 43 (6.85%) J2EE
6 42 (6.69%) XML
7 36 (5.73%) LAMP
7 36 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (5.25%) JSON
9 32 (5.10%) AngularJS
10 31 (4.94%) REST
11 29 (4.62%) Ajax
12 26 (4.14%) Spring
13 24 (3.82%) Hibernate
14 23 (3.66%) jQuery
14 23 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (3.03%) Java EE
15 19 (3.03%) Django
15 19 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.69%) Open Source
2 32 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.62%) User Experience
4 25 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.71%) Blog
8 14 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.23%) Enterprise Cloud
9 12 (1.91%) Replication
10 11 (1.75%) Clustering
11 10 (1.59%) E-Learning
11 10 (1.59%) Learning Management System
12 9 (1.43%) DataPower
12 9 (1.43%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.27%) Podcast
13 8 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.96%) HACMP
15 5 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
15 5 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 321 (51.11%) Linux
2 191 (30.41%) Windows
3 119 (18.95%) UNIX
4 75 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 61 (9.71%) Ubuntu
6 51 (8.12%) CentOS
7 23 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (3.34%) Apple iOS
9 20 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (2.87%) Debian
10 18 (2.87%) AIX
10 18 (2.87%) Solaris
11 13 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.43%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.27%) FreeBSD
14 7 (1.11%) Android
14 7 (1.11%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.80%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.48%) VMS
16 3 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (20.06%) Configuration Management
3 120 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (12.74%) Scrum
5 74 (11.78%) ITIL
6 65 (10.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 62 (9.87%) MVC
8 59 (9.39%) TDD
9 49 (7.80%) Unit Testing
10 48 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 42 (6.69%) Mentoring
12 41 (6.53%) SOA
13 37 (5.89%) Software Engineering
13 37 (5.89%) BDD
14 33 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
15 31 (4.94%) Project Management
16 30 (4.78%) Release Management
17 28 (4.46%) Content Management
18 25 (3.98%) OO
18 25 (3.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 153 (24.36%) Python
2 124 (19.75%) Java
3 115 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 114 (18.15%) Perl
5 111 (17.68%) SQL
6 107 (17.04%) Bash Shell
7 94 (14.97%) PowerShell
8 92 (14.65%) Ruby
9 69 (10.99%) PHP
10 65 (10.35%) C#
11 57 (9.08%) Shell Script
12 23 (3.66%) T-SQL
13 15 (2.39%) Scala
14 14 (2.23%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.07%) Jython
16 11 (1.75%) Groovy
16 11 (1.75%) Bourne shell
16 11 (1.75%) Korn
17 8 (1.27%) Go
18 7 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (8.44%) Degree
2 29 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.11%) RHCSA
7 6 (0.96%) CCNA
8 5 (0.80%) CCDA
8 5 (0.80%) CCDP
8 5 (0.80%) RHCE
9 4 (0.64%) MCP
10 2 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.16%) LPIC
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.16%) CISA
11 1 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.66%) QA
2 13 (2.07%) SLA
3 8 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.11%) COBIT
5 5 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.16%) FISMA
System Software
1 87 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.25%) Hyper-V
3 29 (4.62%) Active Directory
4 20 (3.18%) Docker
5 19 (3.03%) vCloud
6 14 (2.23%) KVM
7 9 (1.43%) vSphere
8 7 (1.11%) Varnish
8 7 (1.11%) Samba
9 6 (0.96%) NFS
9 6 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.80%) Xen
11 4 (0.64%) XenServer
12 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.48%) Postfix
12 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.48%) iptables
13 2 (0.32%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 220 (35.03%) Puppet
2 164 (26.11%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (8.76%) Nagios
4 41 (6.53%) Ansible
5 30 (4.78%) HAProxy
6 25 (3.98%) SCCM
7 22 (3.50%) ZABBIX
8 20 (3.18%) Cacti
9 14 (2.23%) SCOrch
9 14 (2.23%) Zenoss
9 14 (2.23%) Vagrant
10 12 (1.91%) OpenView
11 11 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (1.59%) SCVMM
13 9 (1.43%) Salt
14 8 (1.27%) Ganglia
14 8 (1.27%) Capistrano
15 6 (0.96%) logstash
15 6 (0.96%) NetBackup
16 5 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (17.04%) VMware
2 94 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 75 (11.94%) Red Hat
4 72 (11.46%) Oracle
5 33 (5.25%) Sitecore
6 31 (4.94%) Remedy
7 25 (3.98%) IBM
8 22 (3.50%) Rackspace
9 21 (3.34%) Google
10 17 (2.71%) Akamai
11 16 (2.55%) ForgeRock
12 14 (2.23%) ServiceNow
12 14 (2.23%) Red Gate
13 12 (1.91%) Cisco
13 12 (1.91%) Citrix
14 11 (1.75%) BMC
15 10 (1.59%) Splunk
16 9 (1.43%) HP
17 8 (1.27%) Sun
17 8 (1.27%) SAP
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + 10% bonus
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Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus + benefits
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Salary: 50000 - 55000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 DOE
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Middlesex
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Salary: £45000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, ETC
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East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
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