Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £61,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 183 204
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 +108
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 543 529 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.07% 1.78% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.83% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 470 453 411
South East median annual salary £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.82% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,513 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +4.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 25,253 28,864 28,190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.85% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20,610 23,951 23,592
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the South East

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the South East

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the South East

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley +60 336 £62,500 +13.64% 51
Berkshire +60 250 £62,500 +13.64% 30
Hampshire +11 114 £55,000 - 18
Oxfordshire +15 58 £70,000 +7.69% 15
Surrey +13 55 £62,500 +13.64% 32
Buckinghamshire +26 28 £55,000 +23.60% 6
East Sussex -15 17 £55,000 -4.35% 5
West Sussex -21 17 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Kent +3 2 £56,250 +15.98% 6
Middlesex +2 2 £64,000 +6.67% 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 South East region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 543 (100.00%) DevOps
2 301 (55.43%) Amazon AWS
3 291 (53.59%) Docker
4 280 (51.57%) Linux
5 270 (49.72%) Kubernetes
6 255 (46.96%) Jenkins
7 246 (45.30%) Ansible
8 239 (44.01%) Python
9 230 (42.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 220 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
11 216 (39.78%) Puppet
12 206 (37.94%) Terraform
13 158 (29.10%) Java
14 149 (27.44%) Git (software)
15 145 (26.70%) Bash Shell
16 140 (25.78%) Continuous Integration
17 125 (23.02%) Opscode Chef
18 118 (21.73%) Windows
19 110 (20.26%) Configuration Management
20 108 (19.89%) Test Automation
21 107 (19.71%) PowerShell
22 93 (17.13%) Microsoft
23 89 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
24 88 (16.21%) Infrastructure as Code
25 63 (11.60%) Scrum
26 61 (11.23%) Ruby
26 61 (11.23%) SQL
26 61 (11.23%) Microservices
27 56 (10.31%) SaaS
27 56 (10.31%) .NET

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 38 (7.00%) WebLogic
2 35 (6.45%) Confluence
3 30 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (5.16%) Tomcat
5 24 (4.42%) OpenStack
6 21 (3.87%) nginx
7 18 (3.31%) JBoss
8 15 (2.76%) Apache
9 14 (2.58%) Drupal
10 11 (2.03%) CMS
11 10 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (1.47%) WordPress
13 7 (1.29%) SugarCRM
14 6 (1.10%) Alfresco
15 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.55%) IIS
17 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
17 2 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 301 (55.43%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (42.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (10.31%) SaaS
4 53 (9.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 49 (9.02%) PaaS
6 46 (8.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 41 (7.55%) IaaS
8 39 (7.18%) GitHub
9 33 (6.08%) Serverless
10 26 (4.79%) OpenShift
11 24 (4.42%) Power Platform
12 23 (4.24%) Akamai
13 22 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (2.58%) Office 365
16 11 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (1.84%) npm
18 9 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 8 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
19 8 (1.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.21%) Firewall
2 36 (6.63%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.60%) DNS
3 25 (4.60%) Network Security
4 9 (1.66%) VPN
5 8 (1.47%) DHCP
6 7 (1.29%) HTTP
6 7 (1.29%) SSL
7 6 (1.10%) SAN
8 5 (0.92%) SMTP
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.74%) Internet
9 4 (0.74%) SSH
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (0.55%) IPsec
11 2 (0.37%) DMZ
11 2 (0.37%) DSL
11 2 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.47%) MySQL
3 24 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (4.42%) Power BI
3 24 (4.42%) Redis
4 23 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.87%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.13%) Big Data
7 17 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.58%) Blockchain
10 13 (2.39%) Data Lake
11 12 (2.21%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.47%) HDInsight
12 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 255 (46.96%) Jenkins
2 149 (27.44%) Git (software)
3 44 (8.10%) JIRA
4 40 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (4.79%) Maven
6 16 (2.95%) CircleCI
6 16 (2.95%) GitLab
6 16 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (2.95%) Subversion
6 16 (2.95%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (2.39%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (2.03%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.84%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.66%) Ant
11 9 (1.66%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.66%) Travis CI
12 8 (1.47%) Gradle
13 7 (1.29%) Mocha
General
1 42 (7.73%) Finance
2 15 (2.76%) Retail
3 13 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.21%) Marketing
5 10 (1.84%) Electronics
6 9 (1.66%) Games
7 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.37%) Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.31%) .NET
2 45 (8.29%) Node.js
3 33 (6.08%) Elastic Stack
4 27 (4.97%) Kafka
5 25 (4.60%) Web Services
6 17 (3.13%) React
6 17 (3.13%) Spring
7 16 (2.95%) .NET Core
8 15 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (2.58%) LAMP
9 14 (2.58%) Spring Boot
10 10 (1.84%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.84%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.84%) Meteor
11 9 (1.66%) JSON
11 9 (1.66%) RESTful
12 7 (1.29%) Chai
12 7 (1.29%) Enzyme
12 7 (1.29%) REST
12 7 (1.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.81%) Cloud Native
2 30 (5.52%) Linux Command Line
3 29 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.24%) Public Cloud
5 20 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.58%) Replication
7 13 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 12 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.84%) iPad
11 5 (0.92%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.74%) Clustering
12 4 (0.74%) DataPower
12 4 (0.74%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 280 (51.57%) Linux
2 118 (21.73%) Windows
3 52 (9.58%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.45%) Unix
5 34 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.50%) CentOS
7 17 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.10%) Android
9 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.10%) Debian
9 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.92%) VMS
11 4 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.55%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.37%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (100.00%) DevOps
2 220 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (25.78%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (20.26%) Configuration Management
5 108 (19.89%) Test Automation
6 89 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 88 (16.21%) Infrastructure as Code
8 63 (11.60%) Scrum
9 61 (11.23%) Microservices
10 48 (8.84%) Deployment Automation
11 45 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 39 (7.18%) Software Engineering
14 35 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 32 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (5.89%) Computer Science
16 31 (5.71%) Coaching
17 29 (5.34%) TDD
18 28 (5.16%) Migration
19 27 (4.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 239 (44.01%) Python
2 158 (29.10%) Java
3 145 (26.70%) Bash Shell
4 107 (19.71%) PowerShell
5 61 (11.23%) Ruby
5 61 (11.23%) SQL
6 43 (7.92%) Go
7 42 (7.73%) C#
8 39 (7.18%) JavaScript
9 33 (6.08%) Perl
10 29 (5.34%) PHP
11 8 (1.47%) ES6
11 8 (1.47%) Kotlin
12 7 (1.29%) Groovy
13 6 (1.10%) C
13 6 (1.10%) C++
14 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (6.26%) Degree
2 22 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.29%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.55%) CCNA
7 3 (0.55%) CCNP
7 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.55%) RHCE
7 3 (0.55%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.92%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) SLA
3 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) NIST
5 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 291 (53.59%) Docker
2 26 (4.79%) oVirt
2 26 (4.79%) RHEV
3 18 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (1.84%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.92%) NFS
7 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.74%) vSphere
8 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.37%) LXC
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 270 (49.72%) Kubernetes
2 246 (45.30%) Ansible
3 216 (39.78%) Puppet
4 206 (37.94%) Terraform
5 125 (23.02%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (4.79%) Kibana
7 25 (4.60%) Docker Swarm
7 25 (4.60%) Grafana
7 25 (4.60%) Salt
8 22 (4.05%) Prometheus
9 17 (3.13%) Nagios
9 17 (3.13%) Packer
10 13 (2.39%) Mesos
11 10 (1.84%) Cobbler
12 6 (1.10%) Consul
13 5 (0.92%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.74%) Cacti
14 4 (0.74%) Icinga
14 4 (0.74%) rkt
14 4 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (17.13%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.92%) Oracle
3 39 (7.18%) Red Hat
4 37 (6.81%) Google
5 22 (4.05%) SaltStack
6 14 (2.58%) VMware
7 12 (2.21%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.21%) Splunk
8 11 (2.03%) F5
9 10 (1.84%) Sun
10 9 (1.66%) Cisco
11 8 (1.47%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.29%) hybris
12 7 (1.29%) New Relic
12 7 (1.29%) SAP
13 4 (0.74%) EMC
14 3 (0.55%) Automation Anywhere
14 3 (0.55%) Blue Prism
14 3 (0.55%) CommVault
14 3 (0.55%) Facebook