Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 102 180
Rank change year-on-year +40 +78 +112
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1399 1042 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.57% 3.01% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 3.44% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 894 697
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 £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
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 26767 30310 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.42% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22046 25151 30804
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 +48 589 £55,000 - 30
Berkshire +33 373 £60,000 +2.56% 21
Surrey +43 361 £60,000 +9.09% 27
Hampshire +2 197 £55,000 +15.79% 15
Oxfordshire +57 144 £55,000 +10.00% 9
East Sussex -4 121 £45,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +50 77 £55,000 +29.41%
West Sussex +53 76 £52,500 +12.90% 5
Kent +6 30 £67,500 +49.17% 3
Middlesex +27 19 £65,000 +30.00%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 747 (53.40%) Linux
2 598 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
3 563 (40.24%) Amazon AWS
4 492 (35.17%) Python
5 452 (32.31%) Java
6 417 (29.81%) Puppet
7 385 (27.52%) Docker
8 350 (25.02%) Opscode Chef
9 329 (23.52%) Jenkins
10 320 (22.87%) Bash Shell
11 312 (22.30%) Ansible
11 312 (22.30%) JavaScript
12 307 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
13 263 (18.80%) Configuration Management
14 260 (18.58%) SQL
15 247 (17.66%) Git (software)
16 237 (16.94%) Windows
17 221 (15.80%) Finance
18 220 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
19 199 (14.22%) C#
20 188 (13.44%) Microsoft
21 185 (13.22%) Ruby
22 180 (12.87%) Scrum
22 180 (12.87%) Perl
23 179 (12.79%) MySQL
24 170 (12.15%) Software Engineering
25 168 (12.01%) .NET
26 167 (11.94%) PHP
27 166 (11.87%) Red Hat
28 162 (11.58%) VMware

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
1 112 (8.01%) Apache
2 77 (5.50%) OpenStack
3 75 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (3.29%) Confluence
4 46 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 43 (3.07%) IIS
6 41 (2.93%) nginx
7 37 (2.64%) SharePoint
8 29 (2.07%) WebLogic
9 28 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 26 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (1.43%) JBoss
12 19 (1.36%) Apache Spark
12 19 (1.36%) CMS
13 16 (1.14%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.07%) Drupal
15 12 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.86%) WordPress
16 11 (0.79%) bbPress
16 11 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 65 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.36%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.21%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.071%) Magento
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.071%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.071%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 563 (40.24%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 162 (11.58%) SaaS
4 73 (5.22%) PaaS
5 63 (4.50%) IaaS
6 62 (4.43%) GitHub
7 56 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (3.15%) Amazon S3
9 40 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 30 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
12 29 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 27 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
14 26 (1.86%) OpenShift
15 17 (1.22%) Route 53
16 16 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (1.14%) Slack
17 15 (1.07%) Akamai
18 13 (0.93%) Office 365
18 13 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.36%) Firewall
2 80 (5.72%) TCP/IP
3 61 (4.36%) DNS
4 60 (4.29%) VPN
5 52 (3.72%) Internet
6 39 (2.79%) SSL
7 36 (2.57%) LAN
7 36 (2.57%) WAN
8 33 (2.36%) DHCP
9 26 (1.86%) VLAN
10 25 (1.79%) HTTP
10 25 (1.79%) IPsec
11 22 (1.57%) Network Security
11 22 (1.57%) SAN
12 19 (1.36%) NAS
13 15 (1.07%) FTP
14 13 (0.93%) SNMP
14 13 (0.93%) VoIP
15 12 (0.86%) MPLS
16 10 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (12.79%) MySQL
2 142 (10.15%) SQL Server
3 118 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 81 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 61 (4.36%) Redis
6 56 (4.00%) Big Data
7 52 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
8 51 (3.65%) Relational Database
9 38 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
10 35 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (2.14%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.00%) DB2
16 13 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (0.79%) InfluxDB
18 11 (0.79%) MariaDB
19 9 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 329 (23.52%) Jenkins
2 247 (17.66%) Git (software)
3 99 (7.08%) JIRA
4 74 (5.29%) Maven
5 67 (4.79%) Subversion
6 65 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 42 (3.00%) MSBuild
7 42 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 42 (3.00%) Vagrant
8 40 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 33 (2.36%) TeamCity
10 29 (2.07%) GitLab
11 27 (1.93%) Eclipse
12 25 (1.79%) Bitbucket
13 23 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
14 21 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (1.50%) Selenium
15 20 (1.43%) Hudson
16 19 (1.36%) Ant
General
1 221 (15.80%) Finance
2 66 (4.72%) Banking
3 62 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.22%) Marketing
5 35 (2.50%) Retail
6 24 (1.72%) Publishing
7 22 (1.57%) Electronics
8 21 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.36%) Games
10 15 (1.07%) Automotive
11 9 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.57%) Back Office
13 7 (0.50%) Law
14 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.43%) Military
15 5 (0.36%) Advertising
15 5 (0.36%) Legal
16 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 523 (37.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 236 (16.87%) Developer
3 173 (12.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 157 (11.22%) Linux Engineer
5 138 (9.86%) AWS DevOps
6 128 (9.15%) AWS Engineer
7 116 (8.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 115 (8.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 110 (7.86%) Cloud Engineer
10 95 (6.79%) Administrator
11 87 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
12 84 (6.00%) Senior Developer
13 82 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
14 80 (5.72%) Systems Engineer
15 75 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 71 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
17 69 (4.93%) Architect
18 63 (4.50%) Junior
19 61 (4.36%) Java Developer
20 59 (4.22%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (12.01%) .NET
2 160 (11.44%) HTML
3 152 (10.86%) CSS
3 152 (10.86%) Web Services
4 93 (6.65%) AngularJS
5 90 (6.43%) Node.js
6 81 (5.79%) REST
7 74 (5.29%) Spring
8 64 (4.57%) RESTful
9 61 (4.36%) Middleware
10 53 (3.79%) .NET Framework
10 53 (3.79%) LAMP
11 47 (3.36%) jQuery
12 46 (3.29%) XML
13 43 (3.07%) HTML5
14 40 (2.86%) JSON
15 35 (2.50%) ASP.NET
15 35 (2.50%) React
16 33 (2.36%) Hibernate
16 33 (2.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 94 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 61 (4.36%) User Experience
4 59 (4.22%) Public Cloud
5 58 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (3.29%) Private Cloud
7 39 (2.79%) Fintech
8 23 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 22 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.43%) Clustering
11 19 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.86%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (0.71%) CMDB
15 10 (0.71%) Social Media
16 8 (0.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 747 (53.40%) Linux
2 237 (16.94%) Windows
3 148 (10.58%) Unix
4 144 (10.29%) CentOS
5 109 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (4.36%) Ubuntu
7 43 (3.07%) Debian
8 31 (2.22%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.57%) Android
13 7 (0.50%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.43%) VMS
15 3 (0.21%) AIX
15 3 (0.21%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
3 263 (18.80%) Configuration Management
4 180 (12.87%) Scrum
5 170 (12.15%) Software Engineering
6 160 (11.44%) Microservices
7 150 (10.72%) TDD
8 145 (10.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 134 (9.58%) Mentoring
10 120 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 118 (8.43%) ITIL
11 118 (8.43%) Open Source
12 108 (7.72%) Test Automation
13 91 (6.50%) BDD
14 89 (6.36%) SDLC
15 86 (6.15%) Release Management
16 79 (5.65%) CRM
17 76 (5.43%) High Availability
18 72 (5.15%) Migration
19 71 (5.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 492 (35.17%) Python
2 452 (32.31%) Java
3 320 (22.87%) Bash Shell
4 312 (22.30%) JavaScript
5 260 (18.58%) SQL
6 199 (14.22%) C#
7 185 (13.22%) Ruby
8 180 (12.87%) Perl
9 167 (11.94%) PHP
10 148 (10.58%) PowerShell
11 91 (6.50%) Go
12 74 (5.29%) C++
13 63 (4.50%) C
14 62 (4.43%) Shell Script
15 47 (3.36%) VB.NET
16 45 (3.22%) Scala
17 31 (2.22%) Groovy
18 21 (1.50%) PL/SQL
19 17 (1.22%) ES6
19 17 (1.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 162 (11.58%) Degree
2 66 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 53 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (1.72%) CCNA
8 23 (1.64%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.36%) MCSD
10 14 (1.00%) CISSP
11 13 (0.93%) RHCE
12 10 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.64%) RHCSA
14 8 (0.57%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.57%) MCSE
15 7 (0.50%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.43%) CISM
17 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 4 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.22%) QA
2 27 (1.93%) SLA
3 22 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.93%) GCP
6 7 (0.50%) COBIT
6 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.21%) PMO
9 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.071%) GDPR
10 1 (0.071%) JSP 440
System Software
1 385 (27.52%) Docker
2 117 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 45 (3.22%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.50%) KVM
6 33 (2.36%) vSphere
7 19 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.86%) Xen
9 9 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.64%) XenApp
9 9 (0.64%) XenServer
10 8 (0.57%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.50%) vCloud
12 6 (0.43%) LXC
13 4 (0.29%) NFS
13 4 (0.29%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.21%) Postfix
14 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 417 (29.81%) Puppet
2 350 (25.02%) Opscode Chef
3 312 (22.30%) Ansible
4 138 (9.86%) Kubernetes
5 132 (9.44%) Terraform
6 47 (3.36%) Nagios
7 44 (3.15%) Grafana
8 35 (2.50%) Packer
9 27 (1.93%) Kibana
10 26 (1.86%) ZABBIX
11 22 (1.57%) SCCM
12 21 (1.50%) logstash
12 21 (1.50%) Salt
13 17 (1.22%) Prometheus
14 16 (1.14%) StatsD
15 12 (0.86%) Mesos
16 11 (0.79%) rkt
17 10 (0.71%) Rancher
18 9 (0.64%) WSUS
19 8 (0.57%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 188 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 166 (11.87%) Red Hat
3 162 (11.58%) VMware
4 128 (9.15%) Oracle
5 69 (4.93%) Cisco
6 61 (4.36%) SAP
7 51 (3.65%) Google
8 41 (2.93%) New Relic
9 27 (1.93%) Atlassian
10 26 (1.86%) IBM
10 26 (1.86%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.86%) Sophos
11 24 (1.72%) Sun
12 20 (1.43%) Citrix
13 19 (1.36%) Dell
14 18 (1.29%) Fortinet
14 18 (1.29%) Meraki
15 16 (1.14%) Concur
15 16 (1.14%) Splunk
16 15 (1.07%) EqualLogic