Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 156 172
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 173 530 560
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.16% 2.09% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 2.18% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 193 513 523
Median annual salary £60,000 £63,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.51% +15.45% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £76,050 £83,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +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 7,735 24,299 28,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 95.98% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,330 19,879 23,326
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 -20 50 £61,250 -5.77% 21
Hampshire +51 44 £57,500 - 13
West Sussex +75 35 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Berkshire -37 23 £60,000 -7.69% 11
East Sussex +51 21 £67,500 +22.73% 6
Surrey +62 19 £61,750 -11.79% 11
Oxfordshire +36 14 £65,000 -7.14% 6
Buckinghamshire +80 13 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Kent +48 2 £60,000 +4.35% 4
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 173 (100.00%) DevOps
2 98 (56.65%) Azure
3 84 (48.55%) Docker
4 83 (47.98%) Linux
5 78 (45.09%) Python
5 78 (45.09%) AWS
6 77 (44.51%) Ansible
7 75 (43.35%) Terraform
8 71 (41.04%) Kubernetes
9 52 (30.06%) PowerShell
10 45 (26.01%) Jenkins
11 40 (23.12%) Puppet
12 39 (22.54%) Bash Shell
13 35 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (20.23%) .NET
14 32 (18.50%) Java
14 32 (18.50%) Octopus Deploy
15 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
16 25 (14.45%) Git (software)
17 24 (13.87%) Configuration Management
18 23 (13.29%) OO
18 23 (13.29%) Root Cause Analysis
19 22 (12.72%) SQL
20 21 (12.14%) Software Engineering
20 21 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (12.14%) Infrastructure as Code
21 20 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
21 20 (11.56%) Firewall
21 20 (11.56%) Windows
22 19 (10.98%) TeamCity

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 11 (6.36%) Apache
2 8 (4.62%) IIS
3 6 (3.47%) Confluence
3 6 (3.47%) JBoss
3 6 (3.47%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.47%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.89%) ColdFusion
5 4 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.73%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.73%) Jetty
6 3 (1.73%) nginx
6 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 98 (56.65%) Azure
2 78 (45.09%) AWS
3 17 (9.83%) SaaS
4 16 (9.25%) IaaS
4 16 (9.25%) PaaS
5 15 (8.67%) GitHub
6 12 (6.94%) GCP
7 8 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (4.62%) Serverless
8 7 (4.05%) Amazon S3
8 7 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (3.47%) Datadog
10 4 (2.31%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.56%) Firewall
2 13 (7.51%) Skype
3 5 (2.89%) VPN
4 3 (1.73%) HTTP
4 3 (1.73%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.16%) DMZ
5 2 (1.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) DSL
6 1 (0.58%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.20%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (4.05%) Big Data
3 7 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.16%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.16%) MySQL
6 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.58%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.58%) Power BI
7 1 (0.58%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 45 (26.01%) Jenkins
2 32 (18.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 25 (14.45%) Git (software)
4 19 (10.98%) TeamCity
5 11 (6.36%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.05%) GitLab
7 6 (3.47%) JIRA
8 5 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.89%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.73%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.73%) Gradle
9 3 (1.73%) Maven
10 2 (1.16%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (5.78%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Law
3 8 (4.62%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.73%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.23%) .NET
2 10 (5.78%) Web Services
3 6 (3.47%) React
4 5 (2.89%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.73%) J2EE
5 3 (1.73%) JMS
5 3 (1.73%) JTA
5 3 (1.73%) RESTful
5 3 (1.73%) Servlets
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) Kafka
6 2 (1.16%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) LAMP
7 1 (0.58%) SAML
7 1 (0.58%) Spring
7 1 (0.58%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.58%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.89%) Public Cloud
2 3 (1.73%) Algorithms
2 3 (1.73%) Cloud Native
2 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (1.73%) PMI
3 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.16%) Cyberattack
3 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.58%) Clustering
4 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.58%) NHS
4 1 (0.58%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 83 (47.98%) Linux
2 20 (11.56%) Windows
3 10 (5.78%) CentOS
4 7 (4.05%) Unix
5 3 (1.73%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.87%) Configuration Management
4 23 (13.29%) OO
4 23 (13.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (12.14%) Infrastructure as Code
5 21 (12.14%) Software Engineering
6 20 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (10.98%) Scrum
8 18 (10.40%) Visualisation
9 13 (7.51%) Fintech
10 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (6.94%) Line Management
11 10 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (5.78%) Infrastructure Automation
11 10 (5.78%) Migration
11 10 (5.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 9 (5.20%) Microservices
13 7 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.09%) Python
2 52 (30.06%) PowerShell
3 39 (22.54%) Bash Shell
4 32 (18.50%) Java
5 22 (12.72%) SQL
6 14 (8.09%) C#
6 14 (8.09%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.09%) Perl
7 11 (6.36%) PHP
8 7 (4.05%) Ruby
9 6 (3.47%) Go
9 6 (3.47%) Rust
10 5 (2.89%) C++
10 5 (2.89%) Groovy
11 2 (1.16%) Clojure
11 2 (1.16%) Scala
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) Korn
12 1 (0.58%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) PhD
5 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.40%) PMO
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (48.55%) Docker
2 5 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.73%) KVM
5 1 (0.58%) Ceph
5 1 (0.58%) Gluster
5 1 (0.58%) LXC
5 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 77 (44.51%) Ansible
2 75 (43.35%) Terraform
3 71 (41.04%) Kubernetes
4 40 (23.12%) Puppet
5 15 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.62%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.89%) Packer
8 4 (2.31%) Grafana
8 4 (2.31%) logstash
8 4 (2.31%) Mesos
9 3 (1.73%) Consul
9 3 (1.73%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.16%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.58%) Kibana
11 1 (0.58%) Rancher
11 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (5.20%) VMware
2 8 (4.62%) Dynatrace
3 6 (3.47%) Google
3 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.31%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.73%) New Relic
5 3 (1.73%) Oracle
6 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.58%) Splunk