Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 513 535
Rank change year-on-year +44 +22 +99
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 68 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 51
South East median annual salary £66,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

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 27,713 29,616 33,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.71% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23,028 24,739 28,222
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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 +23 32 £66,000 +20.00% 6
Surrey +47 17 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Oxfordshire +20 17 £75,000 +30.43% 4
Hampshire +1 13 £68,750 +5.77% 3
Berkshire -1 12 £62,500 -3.85% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £57,500 +4.55%
East Sussex -9 3 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Kent - 2 £62,500 -
West Sussex -6 1 £62,500 +19.05% 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 20 November 2018, 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 68 (100.00%) DevOps
2 51 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (66.18%) Linux
4 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (54.41%) Puppet
6 33 (48.53%) Ansible
7 32 (47.06%) Jenkins
8 31 (45.59%) Terraform
9 30 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (44.12%) Python
10 29 (42.65%) Docker
11 27 (39.71%) Configuration Management
11 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
12 25 (36.76%) Kubernetes
13 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (26.47%) Windows
16 18 (26.47%) Java
17 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
17 16 (23.53%) Subversion
17 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
17 16 (23.53%) CentOS
18 15 (22.06%) Ruby
18 15 (22.06%) Scrum
19 14 (20.59%) C#
19 14 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 14 (20.59%) Bash Shell
19 14 (20.59%) Degree

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 7 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (10.29%) nginx
1 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.88%) CMS
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.41%) EPiServer
3 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) Jetty
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (20.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (16.18%) GitHub
6 8 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (10.29%) NuGet
8 6 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (8.82%) Amazon S3
9 4 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (5.88%) CloudFront
9 4 (5.88%) OpenShift
9 4 (5.88%) Route 53
9 4 (5.88%) Serverless
9 4 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (4.41%) npm
11 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Firewall
2 5 (7.35%) VPN
3 4 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (1.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) Big Data
2 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.29%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.41%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (4.41%) Redis
8 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.47%) MySQL
8 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
3 16 (23.53%) Subversion
4 14 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (11.76%) Vagrant
5 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (10.29%) Maven
6 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.88%) MSBuild
8 4 (5.88%) MSTest
8 4 (5.88%) Ranorex
8 4 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.41%) Bower
10 2 (2.94%) Ant
10 2 (2.94%) Gradle
11 1 (1.47%) GitLab
11 1 (1.47%) Hudson
11 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
1 12 (17.65%) Web Services
2 9 (13.24%) J2EE
3 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (5.88%) Node.js
4 3 (4.41%) Velocity
5 2 (2.94%) RESTful
6 1 (1.47%) LAMP
6 1 (1.47%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.29%) Semantic Web
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 45 (66.18%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (26.47%) Windows
4 16 (23.53%) CentOS
5 8 (11.76%) Debian
6 5 (7.35%) Unix
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) DevOps
2 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.71%) Configuration Management
4 22 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.06%) Scrum
6 12 (17.65%) Analytics
6 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.18%) Data Analytics
7 11 (16.18%) Migration
8 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
9 8 (11.76%) Open Source
9 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.29%) Cloud Operations
10 7 (10.29%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (8.82%) High Availability
11 6 (8.82%) Microservices
11 6 (8.82%) Re-Platforming
11 6 (8.82%) SDLC
11 6 (8.82%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) Python
2 18 (26.47%) Java
3 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 15 (22.06%) Ruby
5 14 (20.59%) Bash Shell
5 14 (20.59%) C#
6 10 (14.71%) SQL
7 8 (11.76%) Perl
8 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.82%) PHP
9 5 (7.35%) Korn
9 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.41%) VBScript
11 2 (2.94%) Groovy
12 1 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Docker
2 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.35%) LXC
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.94%) KVM
6 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.94%) Xen
7 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (54.41%) Puppet
2 33 (48.53%) Ansible
3 31 (45.59%) Terraform
4 30 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (36.76%) Kubernetes
6 11 (16.18%) Salt
7 7 (10.29%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (10.29%) Nagios
8 4 (5.88%) Grafana
8 4 (5.88%) Mesos
8 4 (5.88%) Packer
8 4 (5.88%) Rancher
9 3 (4.41%) Prometheus
10 2 (2.94%) Consul
10 2 (2.94%) Graphite
10 2 (2.94%) Rundeck
10 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.47%) Kibana
11 1 (1.47%) logstash
11 1 (1.47%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Google
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.76%) VMware
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian