Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 64 114
Rank change year-on-year +29 +50 +49
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 283 184 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.85% 4.51% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 5.07% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 218 160 105
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +33.33%
10th Percentile £44,700 £35,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,875 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,712 3,628 3,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.81% 88.99% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,907 3,091 3,266
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Hatfield +6 83 £65,000 +8.33% 10
St Albans +8 35 £62,500 +13.64% 15
Welwyn Garden City -13 25 - - 4
Watford +6 20 £73,750 +68.57% 2
Hemel Hempstead +26 17 £53,350 -30.03%
Borehamwood +13 17 £42,500 +16.44% 2
Cheshunt - 14 £50,000 -
Potters Bar - 4 £65,000 -
Hitchin +7 2 £35,500 -5.33%
Rickmansworth -3 2 £60,000 -
Bishop's Stortford -7 2 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Stevenage -5 1 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Waltham Cross - 1 £55,000 -
Royston - 1 £77,500 -
Baldock - 1 - -
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 124 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (42.05%) Linux
3 112 (39.58%) Python
4 97 (34.28%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (34.28%) Docker
5 75 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 70 (24.73%) Degree
7 69 (24.38%) Java
8 64 (22.61%) Puppet
8 64 (22.61%) Unix
9 55 (19.43%) PowerShell
9 55 (19.43%) Ansible
10 54 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
11 53 (18.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 52 (18.37%) .NET
13 51 (18.02%) Computer Science
14 50 (17.67%) C#
14 50 (17.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 48 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 47 (16.61%) Retail
17 45 (15.90%) TCP/IP
17 45 (15.90%) AngularJS
18 44 (15.55%) ITIL
19 43 (15.19%) VMware
19 43 (15.19%) Microservices
20 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
21 40 (14.13%) Firewall
22 39 (13.78%) Kubernetes
23 38 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (13.43%) SQL

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 30 (10.60%) OpenStack
2 27 (9.54%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.95%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.24%) GlassFish
6 10 (3.53%) IIS
7 9 (3.18%) Confluence
7 9 (3.18%) JBoss
7 9 (3.18%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.12%) Apache
8 6 (2.12%) nginx
8 6 (2.12%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.35%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.41%) HipChat
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.41%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 97 (34.28%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (10.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.95%) GitHub
5 10 (3.53%) Office 365
5 10 (3.53%) PaaS
6 8 (2.83%) IaaS
7 5 (1.77%) Runscope
7 5 (1.77%) SaaS
7 5 (1.77%) Stackdriver
8 3 (1.06%) Akamai
8 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.71%) NuGet
9 2 (0.71%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.71%) Serverless
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.90%) TCP/IP
2 40 (14.13%) Firewall
3 27 (9.54%) DNS
4 22 (7.77%) DHCP
5 15 (5.30%) HTTP
5 15 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (4.24%) Internet
6 12 (4.24%) SNMP
7 11 (3.89%) ICMP
8 9 (3.18%) Network Security
9 8 (2.83%) 802.11
9 8 (2.83%) VPN
9 8 (2.83%) Wireless
10 6 (2.12%) SAN
10 6 (2.12%) WAN
11 5 (1.77%) BGP
11 5 (1.77%) MPLS
11 5 (1.77%) OSPF
12 4 (1.41%) VLAN
12 4 (1.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.48%) NoSQL
2 23 (8.13%) Redis
3 14 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (4.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.59%) RDBMS
4 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.24%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.83%) Big Data
7 7 (2.47%) MySQL
8 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.77%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.77%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.71%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.71%) Endeca
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.72%) JIRA
3 28 (9.89%) Jenkins
4 23 (8.13%) Subversion
5 15 (5.30%) LabVIEW
5 15 (5.30%) Redmine
6 14 (4.95%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.53%) Maven
8 9 (3.18%) Metasploit
9 8 (2.83%) NUnit
10 7 (2.47%) MSTest
10 7 (2.47%) Selenium
10 7 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (2.12%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.77%) Gradle
12 5 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 47 (16.61%) Retail
2 12 (4.24%) Finance
3 8 (2.83%) Advertising
4 5 (1.77%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (25.09%) Developer
2 66 (23.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 33 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (11.31%) Senior Developer
6 28 (9.89%) Security Engineer
7 27 (9.54%) Cloud Engineer
8 25 (8.83%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (8.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 23 (8.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 23 (8.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 20 (7.07%) AWS DevOps
12 19 (6.71%) Architect
12 19 (6.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 19 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
13 18 (6.36%) Team Leader
14 17 (6.01%) C# Developer
15 16 (5.65%) Consultant
15 16 (5.65%) Python Engineer
15 16 (5.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.37%) .NET
2 45 (15.90%) AngularJS
3 24 (8.48%) Node.js
3 24 (8.48%) Web Services
4 23 (8.13%) RabbitMQ
5 22 (7.77%) REST
6 18 (6.36%) .NET Core
7 17 (6.01%) Velocity
8 16 (5.65%) Kafka
9 14 (4.95%) Middleware
10 12 (4.24%) ASP.NET
11 11 (3.89%) HTML
11 11 (3.89%) SOAP
12 10 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (3.53%) CSS
12 10 (3.53%) Java EE
12 10 (3.53%) Spring
13 9 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.18%) CSS3
13 9 (3.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.02%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.60%) Data Centre
3 29 (10.25%) Private Cloud
4 23 (8.13%) Management Information System
5 22 (7.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (7.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 19 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (6.01%) Public Cloud
9 12 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (3.18%) User Experience
11 6 (2.12%) Replication
11 6 (2.12%) Robotics
12 5 (1.77%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 3 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 119 (42.05%) Linux
2 64 (22.61%) Unix
3 19 (6.71%) Windows
4 14 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.59%) AIX
6 12 (4.24%) Kali Linux
6 12 (4.24%) Mac OS X
7 11 (3.89%) CoreOS
8 10 (3.53%) Debian
9 7 (2.47%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.12%) Solaris
11 3 (1.06%) Android
11 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.06%) CentOS
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.35%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
3 53 (18.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 48 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 44 (15.55%) ITIL
6 43 (15.19%) Microservices
7 36 (12.72%) Mathematics
8 34 (12.01%) E-Commerce
9 32 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (11.31%) Web Development
10 31 (10.95%) Mentoring
10 31 (10.95%) SIEM
11 29 (10.25%) Configuration Management
11 29 (10.25%) Load Balancing
12 28 (9.89%) Open Source
13 27 (9.54%) Coaching
14 26 (9.19%) Physics
15 25 (8.83%) Information Security
16 23 (8.13%) Test Automation
17 22 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (39.58%) Python
2 69 (24.38%) Java
3 55 (19.43%) PowerShell
4 50 (17.67%) C#
5 38 (13.43%) SQL
6 37 (13.07%) Bash Shell
7 32 (11.31%) JavaScript
8 24 (8.48%) Ruby
9 20 (7.07%) Perl
10 18 (6.36%) PHP
11 9 (3.18%) Go
12 7 (2.47%) Java 8
12 7 (2.47%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.41%) C
15 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (24.73%) Degree
2 50 (17.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (7.07%) SSCP
4 12 (4.24%) CEH
4 12 (4.24%) CISSP
4 12 (4.24%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (3.89%) GCIA
5 11 (3.89%) GCIH
5 11 (3.89%) GSEC
6 9 (3.18%) CISA
6 9 (3.18%) CISM
6 9 (3.18%) CSSLP
6 9 (3.18%) GIAC
6 9 (3.18%) SANS
7 8 (2.83%) MCSE
7 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.12%) MCP
9 5 (1.77%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.41%) CCNA
10 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (34.28%) Docker
2 38 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.71%) Ceph
4 18 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.59%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.41%) vSphere
7 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.71%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) Postfix
8 1 (0.35%) Samba
8 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 64 (22.61%) Puppet
2 55 (19.43%) Ansible
3 39 (13.78%) Kubernetes
4 34 (12.01%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (6.71%) Graphite
6 18 (6.36%) Grafana
7 13 (4.59%) Consul
7 13 (4.59%) Terraform
8 11 (3.89%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.18%) Nessus
9 9 (3.18%) Nmap
10 7 (2.47%) Prometheus
11 6 (2.12%) Packer
12 5 (1.77%) Rancher
13 4 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (1.41%) Mesos
13 4 (1.41%) Nagios
13 4 (1.41%) yum
13 4 (1.41%) ZABBIX
14 3 (1.06%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (15.19%) VMware
2 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.72%) Oracle
3 30 (10.60%) Google
4 21 (7.42%) Citrix
5 17 (6.01%) NetApp
5 17 (6.01%) Splunk
6 13 (4.59%) IBM
7 12 (4.24%) AppDynamics
8 10 (3.53%) Dynatrace
9 9 (3.18%) hybris
9 9 (3.18%) Netsparker
9 9 (3.18%) Qualys
9 9 (3.18%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.47%) New Relic
10 7 (2.47%) Xamarin
11 6 (2.12%) Aruba
11 6 (2.12%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.77%) SAP
12 5 (1.77%) SolarWinds