DevOps Engineer Jobs in the South East

Development Operations Engineer
England > South East

The median Development Operations Engineer salary in the South East is £60,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 22 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 222 125 162
Rank change year-on-year -97 +37 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 192 334 495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 2.52% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.81% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 158 212 313
10th Percentile - £48,750 £45,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% -3.45% +16.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,125 £87,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 17,582 11,899 20,479
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 89.64% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,383 7,812 12,372
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

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 22 June 2024.

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 22 June 2024. 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
Hampshire -59 64 £48,750 -30.36% 5
Surrey -3 44 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Thames Valley -101 44 £70,000 -6.04% 3
East Sussex +34 27 £72,500 +16.00% 1
Berkshire -54 21 £82,500 +3.13% 1
Oxfordshire -25 16 £72,500 +7.41% 2
Kent -29 7 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -44 7 £57,500 -17.86%
West Sussex -7 1 £60,000 -
Middlesex -14 1 £61,339 +2.23%
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2024, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 192 (100.00%) DevOps
2 129 (67.19%) Azure
3 110 (57.29%) AWS
4 97 (50.52%) CI/CD
5 83 (43.23%) Python
6 77 (40.10%) Kubernetes
7 71 (36.98%) Terraform
8 67 (34.90%) Security Cleared
9 63 (32.81%) SC Cleared
10 62 (32.29%) Java
10 62 (32.29%) Docker
11 58 (30.21%) SQL
12 51 (26.56%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (26.56%) Node.js
12 51 (26.56%) Containerisation
13 49 (25.52%) Hadoop
14 47 (24.48%) MongoDB
14 47 (24.48%) Kafka
15 45 (23.44%) Jenkins
15 45 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (22.40%) Infrastructure as Code
17 37 (19.27%) Git
18 36 (18.75%) Agile
18 36 (18.75%) Azure DevOps
18 36 (18.75%) Social Skills
19 30 (15.63%) Ansible
19 30 (15.63%) Linux
20 29 (15.10%) SaaS
21 25 (13.02%) .NET
22 24 (12.50%) PowerShell

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.08%) nginx
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 129 (67.19%) Azure
2 110 (57.29%) AWS
3 36 (18.75%) Azure DevOps
4 29 (15.10%) SaaS
5 13 (6.77%) IBM Cloud
5 13 (6.77%) PaaS
6 12 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
7 10 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (5.21%) Entra ID
7 10 (5.21%) GCP
8 9 (4.69%) GitHub
9 8 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (4.17%) Datadog
9 8 (4.17%) Serverless
10 6 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.13%) IaaS
11 5 (2.60%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.60%) GitHub Actions
12 4 (2.08%) Azure Pipelines
12 4 (2.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) DNS
1 5 (2.60%) Network Security
2 4 (2.08%) LAN
2 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.08%) WAN
3 3 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.56%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (25.52%) Hadoop
3 47 (24.48%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.33%) Big Data
5 12 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.73%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (23.44%) Jenkins
2 37 (19.27%) Git
3 20 (10.42%) GitLab
4 11 (5.73%) JIRA
5 9 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.60%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.08%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.56%) Selenium
8 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.04%) JUnit
10 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.52%) Subversion
10 1 (0.52%) Terragrunt
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (18.75%) Social Skills
2 17 (8.85%) Finance
3 16 (8.33%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.17%) Retail
5 7 (3.65%) Marketing
6 4 (2.08%) Electronics
6 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.56%) Node.js
2 47 (24.48%) Kafka
3 25 (13.02%) .NET
4 8 (4.17%) ARM Templates
5 7 (3.65%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (3.65%) JSON
6 5 (2.60%) XML
6 5 (2.60%) YAML
7 4 (2.08%) LDAP
7 4 (2.08%) RESTful
8 2 (1.04%) HTML
8 2 (1.04%) Keycloak
9 1 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.52%) React
9 1 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.77%) Blockchain
1 13 (6.77%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (6.25%) Product Ownership
3 9 (4.69%) Low-Code
4 5 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.60%) Distributed Systems
5 3 (1.56%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (2.08%) VMS
3 3 (1.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.04%) CentOS
4 2 (1.04%) Debian
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (100.00%) DevOps
2 97 (50.52%) CI/CD
3 51 (26.56%) Containerisation
4 45 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (22.40%) Infrastructure as Code
6 36 (18.75%) Agile
7 22 (11.46%) Artificial Intelligence
7 22 (11.46%) Test Automation
8 21 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (9.38%) Deployment Automation
10 17 (8.85%) DevSecOps
10 17 (8.85%) Microservices
11 16 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 15 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (7.29%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.77%) Business Analysis
14 13 (6.77%) Infrastructure Automation
14 13 (6.77%) Project Management
14 13 (6.77%) Technology Transformation
15 12 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (43.23%) Python
2 62 (32.29%) Java
3 58 (30.21%) SQL
4 24 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 16 (8.33%) Bash
6 14 (7.29%) Groovy
7 12 (6.25%) Bicep
8 5 (2.60%) Go
8 5 (2.60%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.08%) C++
10 3 (1.56%) C#
10 3 (1.56%) Ruby
11 2 (1.04%) C
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (34.90%) Security Cleared
2 63 (32.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.46%) Degree
4 17 (8.85%) AWS Certification
5 16 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (4.17%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
7 2 (1.04%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (32.29%) Docker
2 8 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.04%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (40.10%) Kubernetes
2 71 (36.98%) Terraform
3 30 (15.63%) Ansible
4 15 (7.81%) Puppet
5 8 (4.17%) Consul
6 5 (2.60%) Rancher
7 4 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (2.08%) Kibana
8 3 (1.56%) Grafana
8 3 (1.56%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.04%) Kustomize
9 2 (1.04%) Podman
10 1 (0.52%) Packer
10 1 (0.52%) Progress Chef
10 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.29%) IBM
3 5 (2.60%) VMware
4 4 (2.08%) SAP
5 3 (1.56%) ForgeRock
5 3 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.04%) New Relic
6 2 (1.04%) Splunk
7 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle
7 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.52%) Talend