Period
to 22 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 434 517 539
Rank change year-on-year +83 +22 +100
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 89 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.15% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 82 42 26
South East median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £56,375 £47,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,300 £90,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.85%

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 25,904 30,568 30,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.85% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21,416 25,568 25,265
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the South East

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the South East

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the South East

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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 +47 56 £78,750 +16.24% 10
Oxfordshire +47 28 £77,500 +10.71% 4
Berkshire +39 28 £78,750 +43.18% 5
Surrey +34 15 £63,750 +6.25% 5
Hampshire +28 14 £67,500 -14.56%
Kent +25 1 £62,500 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 - 1
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) DevOps
2 80 (89.89%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (60.67%) Linux
4 52 (58.43%) Terraform
5 51 (57.30%) Ansible
6 50 (56.18%) Jenkins
7 49 (55.06%) Docker
7 49 (55.06%) Kubernetes
8 46 (51.69%) Configuration Management
9 35 (39.33%) Puppet
10 34 (38.20%) Python
11 29 (32.58%) Opscode Chef
11 29 (32.58%) Big Data
12 25 (28.09%) CentOS
12 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
12 25 (28.09%) Web Services
12 25 (28.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
14 20 (22.47%) Google
14 20 (22.47%) Google Cloud Platform
15 19 (21.35%) Cloud Operations
15 19 (21.35%) Semantic Web
16 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (19.10%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (17.98%) Java
18 16 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (16.85%) GitHub
19 15 (16.85%) Red Hat

Senior 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 6 (6.74%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.49%) nginx
3 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (89.89%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (22.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (16.85%) GitHub
5 13 (14.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (8.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (8.99%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (8.99%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (8.99%) Serverless
7 7 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (7.87%) Amazon S3
7 7 (7.87%) CloudFront
7 7 (7.87%) Route 53
7 7 (7.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (5.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (5.62%) Datadog
9 4 (4.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (2.25%) npm
11 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Firewall
1 5 (5.62%) VPN
2 4 (4.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) Big Data
2 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.49%) MariaDB
5 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.37%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (56.18%) Jenkins
2 25 (28.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.24%) Subversion
3 10 (11.24%) Vagrant
4 7 (7.87%) Maven
5 5 (5.62%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.62%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.37%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) Ant
7 2 (2.25%) Bower
7 2 (2.25%) Gradle
8 1 (1.12%) GitLab
8 1 (1.12%) gulp
8 1 (1.12%) Protractor
8 1 (1.12%) Spinnaker
General
1 1 (1.12%) Games
1 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.09%) Web Services
2 10 (11.24%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (10.11%) J2EE
4 5 (5.62%) Node.js
5 4 (4.49%) .NET
5 4 (4.49%) Kafka
6 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.12%) LAMP
6 1 (1.12%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.12%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) Sensu
6 1 (1.12%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Semantic Web
2 6 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.74%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.67%) Linux
2 25 (28.09%) CentOS
3 16 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (12.36%) Windows
5 7 (7.87%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.62%) DC/OS
6 5 (5.62%) Unix
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) DevOps
2 46 (51.69%) Configuration Management
3 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
5 19 (21.35%) Cloud Operations
6 17 (19.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (12.36%) SDLC
9 10 (11.24%) Migration
10 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.99%) Microservices
11 8 (8.99%) Scrum
12 6 (6.74%) High Availability
12 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.62%) Analytics
13 5 (5.62%) Open Source
13 5 (5.62%) Server Monitoring
13 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) Python
2 16 (17.98%) Java
3 13 (14.61%) Ruby
4 10 (11.24%) SQL
5 7 (7.87%) Perl
6 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.49%) C#
9 3 (3.37%) Korn
10 2 (2.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (55.06%) Docker
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.62%) VirtualBox
5 4 (4.49%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.12%) LXC
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 52 (58.43%) Terraform
2 51 (57.30%) Ansible
3 49 (55.06%) Kubernetes
4 35 (39.33%) Puppet
5 29 (32.58%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (13.48%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (13.48%) Salt
7 8 (8.99%) Packer
8 7 (7.87%) Nagios
9 6 (6.74%) Mesos
10 4 (4.49%) Rancher
11 2 (2.25%) Consul
11 2 (2.25%) Grafana
11 2 (2.25%) Graphite
11 2 (2.25%) Marathon
11 2 (2.25%) Prometheus
11 2 (2.25%) ZABBIX
12 1 (1.12%) Icinga
12 1 (1.12%) Opsview
12 1 (1.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Google
2 15 (16.85%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.24%) VMware
4 5 (5.62%) New Relic
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) Splunk
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) SaltStack