Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 216 246
Rank change year-on-year +35 +30 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 170 146 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 1.25% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.28% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 149 124 114
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.58% +6.67%
10th Percentile £41,750 £32,875 £32,875
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,375
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 10,306 11,379 12,694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.08% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7,842 9,360 10,593
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,771 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +34 66 £65,000 +13.04% 8
Cambridgeshire +7 65 £55,000 +15.79% 18
Suffolk +21 16 £45,000 -21.74% 4
Bedfordshire +7 14 £55,000 +18.92% 2
Essex +19 7 £40,000 -23.08% 9
Norfolk +11 3 £45,000 -5.26% 2
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 job ads across the East of England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 170 (100.00%) DevOps
2 107 (62.94%) Linux
3 106 (62.35%) Docker
4 90 (52.94%) Python
5 82 (48.24%) Ansible
6 76 (44.71%) Amazon AWS
7 73 (42.94%) Puppet
8 55 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
9 52 (30.59%) PowerShell
10 50 (29.41%) Bash Shell
11 48 (28.24%) Kubernetes
12 41 (24.12%) Unix
13 40 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
14 35 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (18.24%) Java
16 30 (17.65%) Configuration Management
17 29 (17.06%) VMware
17 29 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (16.47%) JIRA
18 28 (16.47%) TCP/IP
19 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
19 25 (14.71%) Confluence
20 24 (14.12%) Load Balancing
20 24 (14.12%) Retail
21 23 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
22 22 (12.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
23 21 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 21 (12.35%) Google Cloud Platform
23 21 (12.35%) Jenkins

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (14.71%) Confluence
2 13 (7.65%) OpenStack
3 9 (5.29%) Apache
3 9 (5.29%) Traefik
4 8 (4.71%) nginx
4 8 (4.71%) NServiceBus
5 7 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.12%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.94%) IIS
6 5 (2.94%) JBoss
7 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.76%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 76 (44.71%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.88%) GitHub
4 10 (5.88%) IaaS
5 6 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.94%) Akamai
6 5 (2.94%) Stackdriver
7 4 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.35%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.35%) NuGet
8 3 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.76%) SaaS
8 3 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.18%) Serverless
9 2 (1.18%) Slack
10 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.47%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.00%) Firewall
3 11 (6.47%) DNS
4 8 (4.71%) DHCP
4 8 (4.71%) HTTP
4 8 (4.71%) SSL
5 7 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (4.12%) FTP
5 7 (4.12%) HTTPS
5 7 (4.12%) ICMP
5 7 (4.12%) IMAP
5 7 (4.12%) IPsec
5 7 (4.12%) OpenVPN
5 7 (4.12%) POP3
5 7 (4.12%) SMTP
5 7 (4.12%) SNMP
5 7 (4.12%) SSH
5 7 (4.12%) Telnet
5 7 (4.12%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.06%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.88%) MySQL
4 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.35%) Big Data
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) HBase
8 1 (0.59%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.59%) Redis
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.47%) JIRA
3 21 (12.35%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.12%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.12%) Gerrit
7 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.94%) Maven
8 5 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.35%) Checkstyle
9 4 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.35%) Gradle
10 3 (1.76%) Clang
10 3 (1.76%) CMake
10 3 (1.76%) GitLab
10 3 (1.76%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (14.12%) Retail
2 15 (8.82%) Finance
3 7 (4.12%) Games
4 3 (1.76%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) .NET
2 9 (5.29%) Web Services
3 7 (4.12%) Middleware
3 7 (4.12%) RESTful
3 7 (4.12%) SOAP
3 7 (4.12%) YAML
4 5 (2.94%) Node.js
5 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.76%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.76%) POSIX
5 3 (1.76%) Velocity
6 2 (1.18%) HTML
7 1 (0.59%) CSS
7 1 (0.59%) Kafka
7 1 (0.59%) OAuth
7 1 (0.59%) OpenID
7 1 (0.59%) REST
7 1 (0.59%) SAML
7 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.76%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Robotics
8 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 107 (62.94%) Linux
2 41 (24.12%) Unix
3 19 (11.18%) Windows
4 15 (8.82%) CentOS
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server
6 11 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.71%) Android
9 7 (4.12%) Solaris
9 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.53%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.53%) VMS
11 3 (1.76%) AIX
11 3 (1.76%) CoreOS
12 2 (1.18%) Debian
13 1 (0.59%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 24 (14.12%) Load Balancing
5 23 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (12.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 21 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (9.41%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (8.24%) Analytics
10 14 (8.24%) Machine Learning
11 12 (7.06%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (6.47%) Open Source
13 10 (5.88%) Release Management
14 9 (5.29%) Microservices
14 9 (5.29%) Project Management
14 9 (5.29%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (52.94%) Python
2 52 (30.59%) PowerShell
3 50 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 31 (18.24%) Java
5 19 (11.18%) Ruby
6 17 (10.00%) Perl
7 16 (9.41%) C#
8 14 (8.24%) SQL
9 11 (6.47%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.88%) PHP
11 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.76%) Go
13 1 (0.59%) AWK
13 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Degree
2 5 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (62.35%) Docker
2 29 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.88%) VirtualBox
4 8 (4.71%) Samba
5 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.76%) Ceph
6 3 (1.76%) KVM
6 3 (1.76%) Xen
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 82 (48.24%) Ansible
2 73 (42.94%) Puppet
3 55 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (28.24%) Kubernetes
5 15 (8.82%) Terraform
6 13 (7.65%) Rancher
7 11 (6.47%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (4.71%) Nagios
9 7 (4.12%) Sysdig
9 7 (4.12%) vRealize
10 6 (3.53%) HAProxy
10 6 (3.53%) Prometheus
11 5 (2.94%) Mesos
11 5 (2.94%) yum
11 5 (2.94%) ZABBIX
12 4 (2.35%) Grafana
12 4 (2.35%) Salt
13 3 (1.76%) Munin
14 2 (1.18%) Graphite
14 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (17.06%) VMware
2 16 (9.41%) Google
2 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.82%) Citrix
4 14 (8.24%) Splunk
5 13 (7.65%) New Relic
5 13 (7.65%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.06%) Oracle
7 10 (5.88%) Cisco
7 10 (5.88%) HP
8 8 (4.71%) AppDynamics
9 7 (4.12%) Atlassian
9 7 (4.12%) BMC
9 7 (4.12%) IBM
9 7 (4.12%) Intel
9 7 (4.12%) ServiceNow
9 7 (4.12%) WorldPay
10 5 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.35%) Percona
11 4 (2.35%) Sonatype