Period
to 28 July 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 110 108
Rank change year-on-year -55 -2 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 59 71 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.25% 2.26% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.36% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 63 179
10th Percentile £28,250 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,875 £67,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

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 4,316 3,007 7,055
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.17% 95.61% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,595 2,359 5,563
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +2.15%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

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 28 July 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -43 36 £37,500 -38.78% 27
Hertfordshire -20 12 £65,000 +18.18% 16
Essex +6 9 £67,500 +41.36% 3
Suffolk 0 2 £40,000 -21.95%
Bedfordshire -12 1 £57,500 -11.54%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (42.37%) Python
2 25 (42.37%) Azure
3 22 (37.29%) AWS
3 22 (37.29%) Linux
4 19 (32.20%) Ansible
5 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
6 17 (28.81%) Terraform
6 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
6 17 (28.81%) Degree
7 14 (23.73%) Puppet
7 14 (23.73%) Docker
7 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
8 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
8 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
9 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.64%) Java
10 9 (15.25%) Perl
10 9 (15.25%) Windows
10 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (13.56%) GCP
11 8 (13.56%) Social Skills
11 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (11.86%) GitHub
12 7 (11.86%) Open Source

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 4 (6.78%) Apache
1 4 (6.78%) Confluence
1 4 (6.78%) WordPress
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (42.37%) Azure
2 22 (37.29%) AWS
3 8 (13.56%) GCP
4 7 (11.86%) GitHub
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (5.08%) SaaS
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.39%) IaaS
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (3.39%) PaaS
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Event Grid
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) IPv4
2 2 (3.39%) IPv6
3 1 (1.69%) BGP
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) OSPF
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VLAN
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.39%) InfluxDB
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.86%) GitLab
3 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.69%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Social Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Law
3 3 (5.08%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Node.js
2 4 (6.78%) LAMP
2 4 (6.78%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 2 (3.39%) Middleware
4 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.08%) Life Science
2 2 (3.39%) Biotechnology
2 2 (3.39%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) CentOS
4 4 (6.78%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.08%) Debian
5 3 (5.08%) Unix
6 2 (3.39%) Fedora
6 2 (3.39%) VMS
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure as Code
2 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
3 9 (15.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (11.86%) Open Source
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (8.47%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (6.78%) Logistics
8 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Python
2 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
2 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.64%) Java
4 9 (15.25%) Perl
5 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.78%) SQL
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Firmware
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) Ansible
2 18 (30.51%) Kubernetes
3 17 (28.81%) Terraform
4 14 (23.73%) Puppet
5 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (6.78%) HAProxy
6 4 (6.78%) Icinga
7 2 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.39%) Grafana
7 2 (3.39%) Graylog
7 2 (3.39%) HP Fortify
7 2 (3.39%) Nagios
7 2 (3.39%) Prometheus
7 2 (3.39%) Rancher
8 1 (1.69%) Kibana
8 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) VMware
2 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.39%) Splunk
3 1 (1.69%) Citrix
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.69%) SAP