Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 156 218
Rank change year-on-year +19 +62 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 463 532 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.04% 1.99% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.06% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 411 469 410
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +8.91%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,625 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% +8.33% -

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 21,683 25,862 30,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.51% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,708 21,408 25,658
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +29 226 £63,500 +1.60% 54
Berkshire +40 179 £63,500 +15.45% 36
Hampshire -21 90 £55,000 -8.33% 16
East Sussex +52 55 £60,000 -14.29% 9
Surrey +10 55 £68,750 +25.00% 21
Oxfordshire -22 37 £70,000 -6.67% 13
West Sussex +15 26 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £55,000 -6.38% 5
Kent +6 7 £45,000 -16.28% 4
Middlesex +1 3 £72,500 -3.33%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 463 (100.00%) DevOps
2 231 (49.89%) AWS
3 213 (46.00%) Linux
4 205 (44.28%) Docker
5 199 (42.98%) Kubernetes
6 186 (40.17%) Python
7 179 (38.66%) Ansible
8 172 (37.15%) Terraform
8 172 (37.15%) Azure
9 155 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
10 143 (30.89%) Jenkins
11 130 (28.08%) Puppet
12 110 (23.76%) Git (software)
13 106 (22.89%) Bash Shell
14 101 (21.81%) PowerShell
15 93 (20.09%) Opscode Chef
16 91 (19.65%) Windows
17 83 (17.93%) Java
18 76 (16.41%) Configuration Management
19 75 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
20 73 (15.77%) Scrum
21 70 (15.12%) Finance
22 67 (14.47%) .NET
23 63 (13.61%) Microsoft
24 59 (12.74%) Infrastructure as Code
25 56 (12.10%) SQL Server
26 55 (11.88%) Migration
27 54 (11.66%) Fintech
28 51 (11.02%) GCP
29 50 (10.80%) SaaS

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 31 (6.70%) Confluence
2 29 (6.26%) IIS
3 25 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (2.81%) Apache
6 10 (2.16%) nginx
6 10 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.43%) WildFly
11 1 (0.22%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) Drupal
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Gliffy
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 231 (49.89%) AWS
2 172 (37.15%) Azure
3 51 (11.02%) GCP
4 50 (10.80%) SaaS
5 49 (10.58%) GitHub
6 46 (9.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 26 (5.62%) Serverless
8 25 (5.40%) IaaS
9 21 (4.54%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (4.10%) PaaS
11 17 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (3.46%) Amazon ECS
13 14 (3.02%) Amazon S3
14 13 (2.81%) OpenShift
15 11 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (1.94%) Slack
17 8 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 6 (1.30%) AWS CodePipeline
18 6 (1.30%) Route 53
19 5 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.91%) Firewall
2 26 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.32%) DNS
4 10 (2.16%) Network Security
4 10 (2.16%) VPN
5 9 (1.94%) Internet
6 8 (1.73%) SSL
6 8 (1.73%) VoIP
7 7 (1.51%) HTTP
8 6 (1.30%) LAN
8 6 (1.30%) SSH
8 6 (1.30%) STUN
9 5 (1.08%) DHCP
10 3 (0.65%) FTP
10 3 (0.65%) MPLS
10 3 (0.65%) SMTP
11 2 (0.43%) WAN
12 1 (0.22%) BGP
12 1 (0.22%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.83%) MySQL
3 24 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (4.75%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.89%) Redis
6 14 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.30%) Big Data
10 5 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.08%) Power BI
11 4 (0.86%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (0.86%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.65%) Cognos Impromptu
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.43%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.43%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 143 (30.89%) Jenkins
2 110 (23.76%) Git (software)
3 45 (9.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 39 (8.42%) JIRA
4 39 (8.42%) TeamCity
5 20 (4.32%) GitLab
6 18 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (3.67%) Maven
7 17 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (3.46%) Bitbucket
9 15 (3.24%) Artifactory
10 13 (2.81%) Vagrant
11 12 (2.59%) CircleCI
11 12 (2.59%) git-flow
12 11 (2.38%) Gradle
13 9 (1.94%) Ant
13 9 (1.94%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.73%) Subversion
15 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (15.12%) Finance
2 8 (1.73%) Games
3 6 (1.30%) Public Sector
3 6 (1.30%) Retail
4 5 (1.08%) Back Office
5 3 (0.65%) Advertising
5 3 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.22%) Electronics
6 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.47%) .NET
2 42 (9.07%) Web Services
3 23 (4.97%) Node.js
4 18 (3.89%) .NET Framework
5 16 (3.46%) .NET Core
5 16 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (3.46%) YAML
6 13 (2.81%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (2.16%) Gearman
8 8 (1.73%) FreeSWITCH
9 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.30%) Kafka
9 6 (1.30%) OAuth
9 6 (1.30%) WebRTC
10 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.08%) JSON
10 5 (1.08%) REST
10 5 (1.08%) Sensu
11 4 (0.86%) LAMP
11 4 (0.86%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.54%) Public Cloud
3 9 (1.94%) Cloud Native
3 9 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 9 (1.94%) Tandem
3 9 (1.94%) Virtual Team
4 7 (1.51%) Clustering
4 7 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.51%) Social Media
5 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (1.08%) Replication
6 5 (1.08%) User Experience
7 4 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 213 (46.00%) Linux
2 91 (19.65%) Windows
3 30 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (5.40%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.89%) CentOS
6 12 (2.59%) Debian
7 10 (2.16%) VMS
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.65%) Unix
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (100.00%) DevOps
2 155 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (16.41%) Configuration Management
4 75 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (15.77%) Scrum
6 59 (12.74%) Infrastructure as Code
7 55 (11.88%) Migration
8 54 (11.66%) Fintech
9 44 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 39 (8.42%) Test Automation
11 37 (7.99%) BDD
11 37 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 35 (7.56%) Deployment Automation
13 31 (6.70%) Software Engineering
13 31 (6.70%) TDD
14 25 (5.40%) Open Source
15 21 (4.54%) SDLC
15 21 (4.54%) Software Delivery
16 20 (4.32%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 186 (40.17%) Python
2 106 (22.89%) Bash Shell
3 101 (21.81%) PowerShell
4 83 (17.93%) Java
5 44 (9.50%) SQL
6 36 (7.78%) C#
7 29 (6.26%) Perl
8 28 (6.05%) Ruby
9 26 (5.62%) PHP
10 24 (5.18%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.24%) JavaScript
12 11 (2.38%) Go
13 9 (1.94%) Scala
14 7 (1.51%) C
14 7 (1.51%) C++
14 7 (1.51%) Groovy
15 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.86%) Erlang
17 3 (0.65%) Kotlin
18 2 (0.43%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 19 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.46%) Degree
4 12 (2.59%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.43%) ISEB
6 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.75%) QA
2 8 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 205 (44.28%) Docker
2 14 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.38%) oVirt
3 11 (2.38%) RHEV
3 11 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.73%) Kamailio
5 4 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (0.86%) iptables
6 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.65%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) LXC
7 2 (0.43%) NFS
7 2 (0.43%) Postfix
7 2 (0.43%) Xen
8 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 199 (42.98%) Kubernetes
2 179 (38.66%) Ansible
3 172 (37.15%) Terraform
4 130 (28.08%) Puppet
5 93 (20.09%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (4.54%) Grafana
7 18 (3.89%) Prometheus
7 18 (3.89%) Salt
8 14 (3.02%) Packer
9 12 (2.59%) HAProxy
9 12 (2.59%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.94%) Kibana
11 6 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.86%) logstash
12 4 (0.86%) Nagios
12 4 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.65%) SCOM
14 2 (0.43%) Icinga
14 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.29%) Google
3 33 (7.13%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.24%) VMware
5 12 (2.59%) Oracle
6 7 (1.51%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.51%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.30%) Cisco
7 6 (1.30%) Splunk
8 5 (1.08%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.08%) Sun
9 4 (0.86%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.86%) Fortinet
9 4 (0.86%) Juniper
9 4 (0.86%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.65%) CommVault
10 3 (0.65%) F5
10 3 (0.65%) hybris
11 2 (0.43%) Black Duck
11 2 (0.43%) Cognizant