Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 February 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 132 153
Rank change year-on-year +21 +21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.64% 0.20% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.21% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Essex median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +25.00% -
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £51,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +15.17% -1.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,372 1,866 2,489
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 93.77% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 1,365 1,864
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,650 £27,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Essex

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Essex

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Chelmsford - 3 £58,000 -
Colchester - 3 - -
Harlow - 2 £46,000 -
DevOps Engineer
East of England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Essex region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) CMDB
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Hudson
5 3 (33.33%) vCloud
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (33.33%) PyUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Terraform

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Serverless
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Hudson
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) PyUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CMDB
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) vCloud
3 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware