Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 91 182
Rank change year-on-year +28 +91 +65
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,398 1,013 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.54% 3.19% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 3.65% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 856 684
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,650 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,875
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,935 27,791 35,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.51% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22,173 22,787 29,643
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the South East

DevOps
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in the South East.

Salary trend for DevOps in the South East

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the South East

DevOps
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 +39 583 £55,000 - 106
Surrey +44 399 £61,250 +13.43% 48
Berkshire +27 361 £59,500 -2.46% 76
Hampshire -9 206 £50,000 - 36
Oxfordshire +28 153 £55,000 +10.00% 16
East Sussex -16 119 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire +34 81 £56,250 +28.57% 14
West Sussex +28 45 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Kent +10 29 £67,500 +50.00% 6
Middlesex +19 23 £110,000 +100.00%
Sussex - 5 £70,000 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 726 (51.93%) Linux
2 593 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 588 (42.06%) Amazon AWS
4 453 (32.40%) Python
5 414 (29.61%) Java
6 392 (28.04%) Puppet
7 343 (24.54%) Docker
8 331 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
9 330 (23.61%) Jenkins
10 325 (23.25%) JavaScript
11 306 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
12 296 (21.17%) Ansible
13 274 (19.60%) Bash Shell
14 265 (18.96%) Microsoft Azure
15 260 (18.60%) SQL
16 249 (17.81%) Configuration Management
17 240 (17.17%) Git (software)
18 223 (15.95%) Windows
19 206 (14.74%) C#
20 200 (14.31%) Ruby
21 188 (13.45%) Finance
22 182 (13.02%) Microsoft
23 179 (12.80%) Scrum
23 179 (12.80%) Degree
24 177 (12.66%) MySQL
25 174 (12.45%) Software Engineering
26 171 (12.23%) Microservices
27 170 (12.16%) Perl
28 168 (12.02%) .NET
28 168 (12.02%) SaaS

DevOps
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
1 122 (8.73%) Apache
2 74 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (4.51%) OpenStack
4 54 (3.86%) nginx
5 42 (3.00%) Confluence
6 41 (2.93%) Tomcat
7 35 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 34 (2.43%) IIS
9 28 (2.00%) CMS
10 27 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 27 (1.93%) SharePoint
11 23 (1.65%) JBoss
12 22 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
12 22 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (1.50%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.07%) Apache Spark
15 13 (0.93%) Drupal
16 8 (0.57%) EPiServer
17 7 (0.50%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.14%) GIMP
3 1 (0.072%) HipChat
3 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 47 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.072%) Magento
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.072%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.072%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.072%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 588 (42.06%) Amazon AWS
2 265 (18.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (12.02%) SaaS
4 68 (4.86%) GitHub
5 53 (3.79%) PaaS
6 49 (3.51%) IaaS
7 48 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 44 (3.15%) Amazon S3
9 39 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (1.65%) OpenShift
11 23 (1.65%) Slack
11 23 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (1.22%) Serverless
14 16 (1.14%) Akamai
14 16 (1.14%) Office 365
14 16 (1.14%) Route 53
15 14 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 85 (6.08%) Firewall
2 67 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 67 (4.79%) VPN
3 58 (4.15%) DNS
4 40 (2.86%) SSL
5 38 (2.72%) Internet
5 38 (2.72%) LAN
5 38 (2.72%) WAN
6 35 (2.50%) DHCP
7 30 (2.15%) HTTP
8 28 (2.00%) Network Security
9 26 (1.86%) IPsec
10 24 (1.72%) VLAN
11 19 (1.36%) SAN
12 18 (1.29%) LDAP
13 16 (1.14%) FTP
14 15 (1.07%) VoIP
15 14 (1.00%) NAS
16 13 (0.93%) SNMP
17 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (12.66%) MySQL
2 151 (10.80%) SQL Server
3 136 (9.73%) NoSQL
4 88 (6.29%) MongoDB
5 79 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 49 (3.51%) Big Data
7 48 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (2.65%) Redis
10 34 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 31 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 30 (2.15%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.72%) MariaDB
14 21 (1.50%) Oracle Database
15 14 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (0.93%) DB2
17 8 (0.57%) Amazon Aurora
17 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (0.50%) Neo4j
19 6 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 330 (23.61%) Jenkins
2 240 (17.17%) Git (software)
3 105 (7.51%) JIRA
4 68 (4.86%) Subversion
5 63 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (4.43%) Maven
7 52 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 32 (2.29%) MSBuild
9 32 (2.29%) Visual Studio
10 30 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (2.15%) Vagrant
10 30 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 28 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 28 (2.00%) Eclipse
12 25 (1.79%) Hudson
12 25 (1.79%) Selenium
13 24 (1.72%) Cucumber
14 23 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
15 19 (1.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 188 (13.45%) Finance
2 60 (4.29%) Banking
3 39 (2.79%) Publishing
3 39 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.72%) Marketing
5 30 (2.15%) Retail
6 17 (1.22%) Games
7 14 (1.00%) Automotive
8 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.50%) Electronics
10 5 (0.36%) Law
10 5 (0.36%) Legal
11 4 (0.29%) Advertising
12 3 (0.21%) Military
13 2 (0.14%) Back Office
13 2 (0.14%) Billing
13 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.072%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 493 (35.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 242 (17.31%) Developer
3 141 (10.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 139 (9.94%) AWS DevOps
5 131 (9.37%) AWS Engineer
5 131 (9.37%) Linux Engineer
6 115 (8.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 113 (8.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 108 (7.73%) Architect
9 102 (7.30%) Administrator
10 96 (6.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 82 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
12 77 (5.51%) Linux Administrator
13 70 (5.01%) Senior Developer
14 63 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
15 62 (4.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 60 (4.29%) Junior
17 58 (4.15%) Support Engineer
18 55 (3.93%) Senior DevOps
19 54 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (12.02%) .NET
2 165 (11.80%) Web Services
3 158 (11.30%) HTML
4 149 (10.66%) CSS
5 92 (6.58%) REST
6 88 (6.29%) AngularJS
7 79 (5.65%) RESTful
8 78 (5.58%) Spring
9 74 (5.29%) Node.js
10 59 (4.22%) Middleware
11 57 (4.08%) XML
12 56 (4.01%) LAMP
13 54 (3.86%) jQuery
14 51 (3.65%) .NET Framework
15 48 (3.43%) JSON
16 41 (2.93%) ASP.NET
17 39 (2.79%) HTML5
18 38 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (2.58%) Hibernate
20 34 (2.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.44%) Computer Science
2 90 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 66 (4.72%) User Experience
4 58 (4.15%) Public Cloud
5 44 (3.15%) Fintech
6 42 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (2.93%) Private Cloud
8 33 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (1.14%) Clustering
14 15 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.86%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.79%) Blog
16 11 (0.79%) Mobile App
16 11 (0.79%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 726 (51.93%) Linux
2 223 (15.95%) Windows
3 155 (11.09%) Unix
4 126 (9.01%) CentOS
5 123 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (4.01%) Ubuntu
7 48 (3.43%) Windows Server
8 28 (2.00%) Debian
9 11 (0.79%) Android
9 11 (0.79%) VMS
10 10 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.36%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.29%) Solaris
15 3 (0.21%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
3 249 (17.81%) Configuration Management
4 179 (12.80%) Scrum
5 174 (12.45%) Software Engineering
6 171 (12.23%) Microservices
7 163 (11.66%) TDD
8 135 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 132 (9.44%) Open Source
10 122 (8.73%) ITIL
11 118 (8.44%) Test Automation
12 94 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 93 (6.65%) BDD
14 86 (6.15%) SDLC
15 82 (5.87%) Mentoring
16 81 (5.79%) High Availability
17 76 (5.44%) SOA
18 74 (5.29%) Migration
19 65 (4.65%) Release Management
20 64 (4.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 453 (32.40%) Python
2 414 (29.61%) Java
3 325 (23.25%) JavaScript
4 274 (19.60%) Bash Shell
5 260 (18.60%) SQL
6 206 (14.74%) C#
7 200 (14.31%) Ruby
8 170 (12.16%) Perl
9 156 (11.16%) PowerShell
10 153 (10.94%) PHP
11 64 (4.58%) C++
12 59 (4.22%) Go
13 50 (3.58%) Shell Script
14 47 (3.36%) C
15 46 (3.29%) Scala
16 41 (2.93%) VB.NET
17 31 (2.22%) Groovy
18 23 (1.65%) ES6
19 15 (1.07%) T-SQL
20 14 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (12.80%) Degree
2 43 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 43 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.86%) MCSD
8 10 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.57%) CCNA
9 8 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.36%) RHCE
11 4 (0.29%) CISM
11 4 (0.29%) CISSP
11 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CCIE
12 3 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.36%) QA
2 31 (2.22%) SLA
3 15 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.00%) GCP
5 8 (0.57%) PMO
6 7 (0.50%) COBIT
7 5 (0.36%) GDPR
8 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.29%) PSD2
9 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 343 (24.54%) Docker
2 92 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.93%) vSphere
6 17 (1.22%) KVM
7 12 (0.86%) Xen
8 11 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.50%) LXC
9 7 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.29%) HDFS
10 4 (0.29%) vCloud
10 4 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 392 (28.04%) Puppet
2 331 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
3 296 (21.17%) Ansible
4 129 (9.23%) Kubernetes
5 122 (8.73%) Terraform
6 42 (3.00%) Nagios
7 32 (2.29%) Grafana
8 28 (2.00%) Kibana
9 26 (1.86%) Packer
10 20 (1.43%) Prometheus
10 20 (1.43%) Salt
11 16 (1.14%) SCCM
12 14 (1.00%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.93%) logstash
13 13 (0.93%) Mesos
13 13 (0.93%) Rancher
14 12 (0.86%) Galera Cluster
15 11 (0.79%) rkt
16 9 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.64%) StatsD
Vendors
1 182 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 162 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 154 (11.02%) Oracle
4 137 (9.80%) VMware
5 59 (4.22%) Cisco
6 58 (4.15%) Google
7 43 (3.08%) SAP
8 31 (2.22%) Sophos
9 26 (1.86%) New Relic
10 24 (1.72%) Splunk
11 22 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 21 (1.50%) Sun
13 18 (1.29%) Dell
13 18 (1.29%) IBM
14 17 (1.22%) Atlassian
15 15 (1.07%) HP
16 14 (1.00%) NetApp
17 13 (0.93%) Citrix
17 13 (0.93%) Fortinet
17 13 (0.93%) Juniper