Period
to

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 146 108 133
Rank change year-on-year -38 +25 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 496 380 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.45% 2.80% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.97% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 323 272 357
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £62,125 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.17% -4.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £66,750
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.62% +2.69%

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 19,163 12,805 16,151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 94.32% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12,336 9,974 13,227
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -46 144 £73,750 +22.92% 26
Hampshire -34 141 £72,500 +11.54% 10
Surrey -31 100 £65,000 +4.00% 12
Berkshire -26 63 £70,000 +5.66% 16
East Sussex +4 62 £80,000 +14.29% 3
Buckinghamshire -40 45 £50,000 -10.71% 5
Oxfordshire -31 36 £80,000 +33.33% 5
Kent -29 23 £77,500 +19.23% 3
West Sussex +18 16 £72,500 +123.08% 1
Home Counties - 6 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, DevOps Engineer job roles required 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 South East region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 496 (100.00%) DevOps
2 347 (69.96%) AWS
3 275 (55.44%) Terraform
4 259 (52.22%) Azure
5 232 (46.77%) CI/CD
6 203 (40.93%) Docker
7 195 (39.31%) Kubernetes
8 194 (39.11%) Jenkins
9 191 (38.51%) Linux
10 177 (35.69%) Ansible
11 168 (33.87%) Python
12 134 (27.02%) Agile
13 118 (23.79%) SaaS
14 112 (22.58%) Bash
15 109 (21.98%) Infrastructure as Code
16 94 (18.95%) Windows
17 93 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
18 83 (16.73%) Git (software)
19 81 (16.33%) PaaS
20 80 (16.13%) Serverless
21 78 (15.73%) Puppet
22 77 (15.52%) Microservices
23 76 (15.32%) Octopus Deploy
24 73 (14.72%) GCP
25 69 (13.91%) Mentoring
26 68 (13.71%) Finance
27 66 (13.31%) Private Cloud
28 65 (13.10%) PowerShell
29 64 (12.90%) SQL
30 63 (12.70%) MySQL

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 28 (5.65%) IIS
2 22 (4.44%) Apache
3 21 (4.23%) OpenStack
4 20 (4.03%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.62%) JBoss
6 12 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.22%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.81%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.81%) Confluence
8 4 (0.81%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Campfire
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 347 (69.96%) AWS
2 259 (52.22%) Azure
3 118 (23.79%) SaaS
4 81 (16.33%) PaaS
5 80 (16.13%) Serverless
6 73 (14.72%) GCP
7 59 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 56 (11.29%) AWS Lambda
9 53 (10.69%) Amazon EC2
10 49 (9.88%) Amazon S3
10 49 (9.88%) GitHub
11 35 (7.06%) IaaS
12 33 (6.65%) AWS CodePipeline
13 31 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
14 25 (5.04%) Amazon SQS
15 24 (4.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 24 (4.84%) OpenShift
16 23 (4.64%) Cloudflare
17 22 (4.44%) AWS Fargate
18 19 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.05%) Firewall
2 16 (3.23%) Internet
3 8 (1.61%) Broadband
3 8 (1.61%) DNS
3 8 (1.61%) VPN
4 6 (1.21%) HTTP
5 5 (1.01%) SSL
6 4 (0.81%) BGP
6 4 (0.81%) MPLS
6 4 (0.81%) WAN
7 3 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.60%) SMTP
8 1 (0.20%) IPv6
8 1 (0.20%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) SNMP
8 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.70%) MySQL
2 50 (10.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 28 (5.65%) Amazon RDS
3 28 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.64%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 18 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.02%) Data Lake
8 10 (2.02%) MariaDB
9 9 (1.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.61%) Redis
11 7 (1.41%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.41%) SQL Server
12 6 (1.21%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.60%) Power BI
14 1 (0.20%) Big Data
14 1 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 194 (39.11%) Jenkins
2 83 (16.73%) Git (software)
3 76 (15.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 34 (6.85%) GitLab
5 32 (6.45%) Maven
6 30 (6.05%) SonarQube
7 16 (3.23%) Artifactory
7 16 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 15 (3.02%) Bitbucket
9 14 (2.82%) Subversion
10 9 (1.81%) CircleCI
10 9 (1.81%) JIRA
11 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.60%) Cypress.io
12 3 (0.60%) Postman
12 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.40%) git-flow
13 2 (0.40%) Terragrunt
14 1 (0.20%) CF BOSH
14 1 (0.20%) fastlane
General
1 68 (13.71%) Finance
2 34 (6.85%) Social Skills
3 25 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.84%) Retail
5 17 (3.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 17 (3.43%) Law
6 13 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.62%) Banking
7 12 (2.42%) Tech for Good
8 11 (2.22%) Public Sector
8 11 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.22%) Wearables
9 10 (2.02%) Advertising
9 10 (2.02%) Local Government
9 10 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
10 9 (1.81%) Publishing
11 4 (0.81%) Games
12 3 (0.60%) Marketing
13 2 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.87%) Elastic Stack
2 34 (6.85%) Node.js
3 25 (5.04%) Web Services
4 17 (3.43%) YAML
5 14 (2.82%) REST
6 13 (2.62%) .NET
6 13 (2.62%) ARM Templates
7 12 (2.42%) LAMP
8 10 (2.02%) Play Framework
8 10 (2.02%) React
9 6 (1.21%) JSON
9 6 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.81%) ADO
10 4 (0.81%) RESTful
11 3 (0.60%) .NET Core
11 3 (0.60%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.60%) GraphQL
11 3 (0.60%) Kafka
11 3 (0.60%) OAuth
11 3 (0.60%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.31%) Private Cloud
2 32 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 28 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (5.44%) Linux Command Line
4 27 (5.44%) Smart Meter
5 25 (5.04%) Cloud Native
6 15 (3.02%) Life Science
6 15 (3.02%) User Experience
7 11 (2.22%) Video\Live Streaming
8 10 (2.02%) Renewable Energy
9 9 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.21%) Cyber Defence
11 6 (1.21%) Cyberattack
11 6 (1.21%) iPad
11 6 (1.21%) Replication
11 6 (1.21%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.21%) Social Media
12 5 (1.01%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.81%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 191 (38.51%) Linux
2 94 (18.95%) Windows
3 41 (8.27%) Unix
4 38 (7.66%) CentOS
4 38 (7.66%) Windows Server
5 31 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.02%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.61%) Debian
8 7 (1.41%) VMS
9 6 (1.21%) Alpine Linux
10 5 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (100.00%) DevOps
2 232 (46.77%) CI/CD
3 134 (27.02%) Agile
4 109 (21.98%) Infrastructure as Code
5 77 (15.52%) Microservices
6 69 (13.91%) Mentoring
7 63 (12.70%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 62 (12.50%) Coaching
9 59 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 54 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (10.48%) Software Engineering
12 51 (10.28%) Open Source
13 50 (10.08%) Decision-Making
14 44 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 42 (8.47%) Configuration Management
16 33 (6.65%) High Availability
16 33 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (5.85%) Platform Engineering
18 28 (5.65%) Scrum
19 27 (5.44%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 168 (33.87%) Python
2 112 (22.58%) Bash
3 65 (13.10%) PowerShell
4 64 (12.90%) SQL
5 50 (10.08%) Perl
6 49 (9.88%) Java
7 37 (7.46%) Go
8 35 (7.06%) C#
9 29 (5.85%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.64%) PHP
11 19 (3.83%) Groovy
12 15 (3.02%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.61%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.81%) C
14 4 (0.81%) Ruby
15 3 (0.60%) C++
15 3 (0.60%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.40%) Bicep
16 2 (0.40%) COBOL
17 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.23%) Degree
4 7 (1.41%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.21%) CCA
5 6 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.81%) CCNA
6 4 (0.81%) CCNP
6 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.81%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.81%) JNCIP
6 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.02%) GRC
2 5 (1.01%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 203 (40.93%) Docker
2 15 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
3 12 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.01%) vSphere
5 3 (0.60%) LXC
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 275 (55.44%) Terraform
2 195 (39.31%) Kubernetes
3 177 (35.69%) Ansible
4 93 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (15.73%) Puppet
6 43 (8.67%) Grafana
7 26 (5.24%) Kibana
8 20 (4.03%) Istio
9 8 (1.61%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.21%) Packer
11 4 (0.81%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.60%) Rancher
13 2 (0.40%) Consul
13 2 (0.40%) Graylog
13 2 (0.40%) Nagios
14 1 (0.20%) Graphite
14 1 (0.20%) logstash
14 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.20%) VictorOps
Vendors
1 33 (6.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.24%) New Relic
3 22 (4.44%) VMware
4 20 (4.03%) Splunk
5 16 (3.23%) Google
6 13 (2.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.81%) Databricks
8 8 (1.61%) Dynatrace
8 8 (1.61%) SaltStack
9 6 (1.21%) LogicMonitor
9 6 (1.21%) Perforce
10 5 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.81%) Cisco
11 4 (0.81%) Juniper
12 3 (0.60%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.60%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.40%) Cadence
13 2 (0.40%) IBM
13 2 (0.40%) Sony
14 1 (0.20%) T-Plan