Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 270 290
Rank change year-on-year +65 +20 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 158 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 138 100 86
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £58,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 11540 12765 14852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9482 10596 12302
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -3 71 £47,500 - 13
Hertfordshire +40 63 £57,500 -8.00% 7
Bedfordshire +29 11 £46,250 -4.64%
Essex +25 7 £55,500 +0.91%
Norfolk +19 6 £48,000 +6.67% 1
Suffolk +6 1 £57,500 +21.05%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 158 (100.00%) DevOps
2 105 (66.46%) Linux
3 96 (60.76%) Python
4 59 (37.34%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (34.18%) Amazon AWS
6 53 (33.54%) Docker
7 52 (32.91%) Jenkins
8 51 (32.28%) Puppet
9 50 (31.65%) Ansible
10 46 (29.11%) Configuration Management
11 44 (27.85%) Java
12 43 (27.22%) Perl
12 43 (27.22%) Windows
13 40 (25.32%) Unix
13 40 (25.32%) PowerShell
14 38 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (22.15%) VMware
16 31 (19.62%) Bash Shell
17 29 (18.35%) Git (software)
18 28 (17.72%) Kubernetes
19 27 (17.09%) Continuous Delivery
19 27 (17.09%) SQL
20 24 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (15.19%) Wireless
20 24 (15.19%) Degree
20 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
21 23 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
22 22 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
23 21 (13.29%) TeamCity

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 18 (11.39%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.80%) IIS
3 4 (2.53%) JBoss
3 4 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.27%) nginx
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 54 (34.18%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.53%) GitHub
4 3 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.90%) PaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.27%) Route 53
5 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Serverless
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.19%) Wireless
2 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.80%) Broadband
3 6 (3.80%) SMS
3 6 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.16%) Network Security
5 4 (2.53%) DNS
5 4 (2.53%) Firewall
5 4 (2.53%) Skype
5 4 (2.53%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.90%) ICMP
7 2 (1.27%) LAN
7 2 (1.27%) SAN
7 2 (1.27%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.63%) DHCP
8 1 (0.63%) HTTP
8 1 (0.63%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.80%) MySQL
3 6 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.16%) Big Data
4 5 (3.16%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.16%) HBase
4 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (32.91%) Jenkins
2 29 (18.35%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (13.29%) TeamCity
5 11 (6.96%) Maven
5 11 (6.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (4.43%) Subversion
8 4 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.53%) Gradle
8 4 (2.53%) JUnit
9 3 (1.90%) Ant
9 3 (1.90%) GitLab
9 3 (1.90%) Hudson
9 3 (1.90%) PyUnit
9 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.27%) Buildbot
10 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.63%) GoCD
General
1 20 (12.66%) Retail
2 5 (3.16%) Games
3 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Finance
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.76%) Web Services
2 9 (5.70%) .NET
3 8 (5.06%) HTML
4 6 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (3.80%) Memcached
5 5 (3.16%) Kafka
5 5 (3.16%) Node.js
6 4 (2.53%) Java EE
6 4 (2.53%) REST
7 2 (1.27%) CSS
7 2 (1.27%) jQuery
7 2 (1.27%) JSON
7 2 (1.27%) POSIX
7 2 (1.27%) SOAP
7 2 (1.27%) Velocity
7 2 (1.27%) XHTML
8 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.63%) J2EE
8 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Private Cloud
2 12 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (2.53%) Fintech
5 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.90%) CMDB
5 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.90%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.63%) iSeries
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 105 (66.46%) Linux
2 43 (27.22%) Windows
3 40 (25.32%) Unix
4 19 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (10.76%) Ubuntu
6 14 (8.86%) Android
7 11 (6.96%) CentOS
8 5 (3.16%) Mac OS
8 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.27%) AIX
11 2 (1.27%) DC/OS
11 2 (1.27%) Debian
11 2 (1.27%) HPUX
11 2 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (29.11%) Configuration Management
3 38 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (17.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
6 20 (12.66%) Machine Learning
7 15 (9.49%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (8.23%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.59%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (6.96%) Build Automation
11 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.43%) Load Balancing
12 7 (4.43%) Mathematics
12 7 (4.43%) Reinforcement Learning
12 7 (4.43%) SDLC
13 6 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.80%) High Availability
13 6 (3.80%) Open Source
13 6 (3.80%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 96 (60.76%) Python
2 44 (27.85%) Java
3 43 (27.22%) Perl
4 40 (25.32%) PowerShell
5 31 (19.62%) Bash Shell
6 27 (17.09%) SQL
7 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
8 17 (10.76%) PHP
9 16 (10.13%) Ruby
10 15 (9.49%) C#
11 9 (5.70%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.16%) C++
12 5 (3.16%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.90%) Scala
13 3 (1.90%) VBScript
14 2 (1.27%) Groovy
14 2 (1.27%) Jython
14 2 (1.27%) Lua
15 1 (0.63%) BeanShell
15 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.19%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (33.54%) Docker
2 16 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.86%) Firmware
4 10 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (6.33%) vSphere
5 9 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
6 7 (4.43%) Ceph
7 6 (3.80%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.16%) Apache Flume
8 5 (3.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (2.53%) KVM
10 3 (1.90%) vCloud
11 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (37.34%) Opscode Chef
2 51 (32.28%) Puppet
3 50 (31.65%) Ansible
4 28 (17.72%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.70%) Salt
5 9 (5.70%) Terraform
6 6 (3.80%) Grafana
6 6 (3.80%) Munin
6 6 (3.80%) ZABBIX
7 5 (3.16%) Oozie
8 3 (1.90%) OSSEC
9 2 (1.27%) Marathon
9 2 (1.27%) Mesos
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.63%) Nagios
10 1 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 35 (22.15%) VMware
2 15 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.43%) Cisco
5 4 (2.53%) Apple
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle
6 2 (1.27%) F5
6 2 (1.27%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) Nokia
6 2 (1.27%) Perforce
6 2 (1.27%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.63%) Clearswift