Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 297 406
Rank change year-on-year +104 +109 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 517 336 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.68% 0.96% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.99% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 450 307 237
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,375 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +66 222 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Berkshire +50 156 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Surrey +54 100 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Hampshire +57 97 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Oxfordshire +30 45 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Sussex -2 43 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex +33 37 £52,500 -13.25%
Buckinghamshire +19 21 £55,000 +15.79%
Kent +22 20 £67,500 +58.82% 2
Middlesex - 4 £65,000 -
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 517 (100.00%) DevOps
2 423 (81.82%) Linux
3 308 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
4 277 (53.58%) Python
5 245 (47.39%) Puppet
6 244 (47.20%) Docker
7 223 (43.13%) Opscode Chef
8 206 (39.85%) Bash Shell
9 190 (36.75%) Jenkins
10 178 (34.43%) Ansible
11 170 (32.88%) Java
12 160 (30.95%) Configuration Management
13 137 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
14 129 (24.95%) Ruby
15 122 (23.60%) Git (software)
16 116 (22.44%) Windows
17 106 (20.50%) Red Hat
18 103 (19.92%) Perl
19 102 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
20 101 (19.54%) MySQL
21 98 (18.96%) Terraform
22 87 (16.83%) SaaS
23 86 (16.63%) CentOS
24 84 (16.25%) Kubernetes
25 83 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
26 82 (15.86%) PowerShell
27 79 (15.28%) SQL
28 72 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 71 (13.73%) Unix
29 71 (13.73%) PHP

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 49 (9.48%) Apache
2 40 (7.74%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (6.00%) nginx
4 24 (4.64%) OpenStack
5 19 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.29%) Confluence
7 10 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (1.74%) Drupal
8 9 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (1.55%) IIS
10 7 (1.35%) JBoss
11 6 (1.16%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.16%) Liferay
11 6 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.97%) CMS
12 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.77%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 308 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (16.83%) SaaS
3 83 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (7.93%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (6.77%) Amazon S3
6 27 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 26 (5.03%) Amazon ELB
8 24 (4.64%) GitHub
9 17 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 15 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (2.71%) Route 53
13 10 (1.93%) PaaS
14 8 (1.55%) Datadog
15 7 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (1.35%) IaaS
16 6 (1.16%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
18 4 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
18 4 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.51%) Firewall
2 27 (5.22%) Internet
3 20 (3.87%) SSL
3 20 (3.87%) VPN
4 18 (3.48%) DNS
5 14 (2.71%) FTP
6 13 (2.51%) Network Security
6 13 (2.51%) SNMP
7 7 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.16%) LAN
8 6 (1.16%) WAN
9 4 (0.77%) BGP
9 4 (0.77%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.77%) MPLS
9 4 (0.77%) OSPF
9 4 (0.77%) RIP
10 3 (0.58%) DHCP
10 3 (0.58%) HTTP
10 3 (0.58%) IMAP
10 3 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.54%) MySQL
2 41 (7.93%) Redis
3 35 (6.77%) Big Data
4 31 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.61%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (4.45%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.90%) SQL Server
10 13 (2.51%) DB2
11 12 (2.32%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.13%) InfluxDB
13 10 (1.93%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.74%) MariaDB
15 8 (1.55%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (1.55%) Neo4j
15 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.16%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.16%) Impala
17 5 (0.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 190 (36.75%) Jenkins
2 122 (23.60%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.09%) Maven
4 44 (8.51%) Subversion
5 29 (5.61%) JIRA
6 23 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (4.45%) GitLab
7 21 (4.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (3.68%) Ant
9 18 (3.48%) Vagrant
10 14 (2.71%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.71%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.71%) Toad
11 8 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.16%) Selenium
12 6 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.77%) git-flow
14 4 (0.77%) Travis CI
General
1 66 (12.77%) Finance
2 33 (6.38%) Banking
3 26 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.90%) Games
4 15 (2.90%) Marketing
5 11 (2.13%) Electronics
5 11 (2.13%) Retail
6 10 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.74%) Automotive
8 8 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.64%) Web Services
2 31 (6.00%) LAMP
3 30 (5.80%) HTML
4 28 (5.42%) Node.js
5 23 (4.45%) Elastic Stack
6 21 (4.06%) CSS
7 17 (3.29%) .NET
8 15 (2.90%) Kafka
9 14 (2.71%) React
10 12 (2.32%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.32%) HTML5
10 12 (2.32%) LEMP Stack
11 10 (1.93%) Velocity
12 7 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (1.35%) RESTful
12 7 (1.35%) Spring
13 6 (1.16%) Java EE
13 6 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (1.16%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.06%) Public Cloud
4 20 (3.87%) Fintech
5 13 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.93%) Clustering
7 9 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.55%) Social Media
9 6 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.77%) Replication
11 4 (0.77%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.58%) Online Games
13 2 (0.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 423 (81.82%) Linux
2 116 (22.44%) Windows
3 86 (16.63%) CentOS
4 72 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (13.73%) Unix
6 37 (7.16%) Debian
7 30 (5.80%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (2.13%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.35%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.58%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.58%) VMS
11 2 (0.39%) AIX
11 2 (0.39%) Fedora
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (100.00%) DevOps
2 160 (30.95%) Configuration Management
3 137 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (11.99%) Microservices
6 53 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 47 (9.09%) Migration
7 47 (9.09%) Scrum
7 47 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 43 (8.32%) Open Source
9 34 (6.58%) Continuous Deployment
10 32 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (5.80%) SDLC
12 25 (4.84%) Task Automation
13 23 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (4.26%) Analytics
14 22 (4.26%) High Availability
15 18 (3.48%) Mentoring
15 18 (3.48%) Test Automation
16 17 (3.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 277 (53.58%) Python
2 206 (39.85%) Bash Shell
3 170 (32.88%) Java
4 129 (24.95%) Ruby
5 103 (19.92%) Perl
6 82 (15.86%) PowerShell
7 79 (15.28%) SQL
8 71 (13.73%) PHP
9 52 (10.06%) JavaScript
10 51 (9.86%) Go
11 44 (8.51%) C#
12 29 (5.61%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.29%) C
14 13 (2.51%) C++
15 8 (1.55%) Scala
16 6 (1.16%) Groovy
17 5 (0.97%) ES6
18 4 (0.77%) F#
19 2 (0.39%) Jython
19 2 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 44 (8.51%) Degree
2 20 (3.87%) AWS Certification
3 15 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) RHCE
7 2 (0.39%) CCNP
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.09%) QA
2 10 (1.93%) GCP
3 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 244 (47.20%) Docker
2 28 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.68%) KVM
4 10 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.74%) Xen
6 8 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.97%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.77%) NFS
8 4 (0.77%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.58%) Postfix
9 3 (0.58%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (0.58%) vSphere
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.39%) HDFS
10 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) LXC
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 245 (47.39%) Puppet
2 223 (43.13%) Opscode Chef
3 178 (34.43%) Ansible
4 98 (18.96%) Terraform
5 84 (16.25%) Kubernetes
6 43 (8.32%) Grafana
7 34 (6.58%) Packer
8 23 (4.45%) Kibana
9 20 (3.87%) Salt
10 16 (3.09%) logstash
10 16 (3.09%) Nagios
10 16 (3.09%) StatsD
11 13 (2.51%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.93%) Prometheus
13 9 (1.74%) Rancher
14 8 (1.55%) Cobbler
15 6 (1.16%) Galera Cluster
15 6 (1.16%) OpenNebula
16 5 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
17 4 (0.77%) Consul
Vendors
1 106 (20.50%) Red Hat
2 56 (10.83%) Oracle
3 38 (7.35%) VMware
4 31 (6.00%) New Relic
5 27 (5.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.48%) ServiceNow
7 17 (3.29%) Google
8 10 (1.93%) SAP
9 9 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.35%) SaltStack
11 6 (1.16%) Sun
12 5 (0.97%) Cisco
12 5 (0.97%) Citrix
12 5 (0.97%) IBM
12 5 (0.97%) Sophos
12 5 (0.97%) Splunk
13 4 (0.77%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.77%) Capita
13 4 (0.77%) Perforce
13 4 (0.77%) Rackspace