Period
to 15 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 311 354 431
Rank change year-on-year +43 +77 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 86 36 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 36 86
10th Percentile £54,000 £59,375 £51,250
25th Percentile £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £73,750 £74,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.69% -0.34% +11.28%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,125 £81,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%

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 13,956 14,298 25,296
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 95.43% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10,297 11,741 20,913
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +2 40 £67,500 -8.47% 10
Berkshire -2 29 £78,750 +5.00% 4
East Sussex +19 28 £85,000 +36.00% 1
Surrey - 14 £100,000 - 3
Hampshire -14 12 £70,000 -12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +17 10 £55,000 -16.98% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £65,000 -7.14% 4
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (66.28%) Docker
3 55 (63.95%) AWS
4 53 (61.63%) Kubernetes
5 52 (60.47%) Terraform
6 46 (53.49%) Azure
6 46 (53.49%) Jenkins
7 42 (48.84%) Linux
8 35 (40.70%) Ansible
9 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (31.40%) Configuration Management
11 26 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (29.07%) Security Cleared
13 24 (27.91%) Python
14 23 (26.74%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (26.74%) Infrastructure as Code
15 18 (20.93%) Serverless
16 17 (19.77%) Social Skills
16 17 (19.77%) GCP
16 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (19.77%) JIRA
17 16 (18.60%) Finance
17 16 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (17.44%) PaaS
19 14 (16.28%) SaaS
19 14 (16.28%) IaaS
20 13 (15.12%) Capacity Planning
20 13 (15.12%) AWS Lambda
21 12 (13.95%) Cloud Operations
21 12 (13.95%) Build Automation

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 9 (10.47%) Confluence
2 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.16%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 55 (63.95%) AWS
2 46 (53.49%) Azure
3 26 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (20.93%) Serverless
5 17 (19.77%) GCP
6 15 (17.44%) PaaS
7 14 (16.28%) IaaS
7 14 (16.28%) SaaS
8 13 (15.12%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (8.14%) GitHub
10 6 (6.98%) OpenShift
11 5 (5.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (5.81%) Amazon S3
11 5 (5.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (4.65%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (3.49%) Apigee
13 3 (3.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) DNS
2 5 (5.81%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) DMZ
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) FTP
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) IPsec
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.49%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (53.49%) Jenkins
2 17 (19.77%) JIRA
3 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.63%) GitLab
5 6 (6.98%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.65%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.49%) Gradle
8 2 (2.33%) Maven
8 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.16%) CMake
9 1 (1.16%) JUnit
9 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (19.77%) Social Skills
2 16 (18.60%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Law
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
3 4 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.49%) Automotive
4 3 (3.49%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) REST
2 8 (9.30%) CGI
3 3 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.49%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.33%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (1.16%) .NET
5 1 (1.16%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.16%) Sensu
5 1 (1.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.65%) Life Science
4 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.84%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) Unix
3 6 (6.98%) Windows
4 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.33%) Debian
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.40%) Configuration Management
4 23 (26.74%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (26.74%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (15.12%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (13.95%) Build Automation
8 12 (13.95%) Cloud Operations
8 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
9 11 (12.79%) Architectural Design
9 11 (12.79%) Demand Forecasting
9 11 (12.79%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (12.79%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (11.63%) SDLC
11 9 (10.47%) GitOps
11 9 (10.47%) Scrum
11 9 (10.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 8 (9.30%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Python
2 9 (10.47%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.65%) PHP
4 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.49%) Java
5 3 (3.49%) SQL
6 2 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) C#
7 1 (1.16%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (29.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) GDPR
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (66.28%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.33%) Xen
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (61.63%) Kubernetes
2 52 (60.47%) Terraform
3 35 (40.70%) Ansible
4 5 (5.81%) Grafana
5 4 (4.65%) Puppet
6 2 (2.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.16%) Consul
7 1 (1.16%) Graylog
7 1 (1.16%) Icinga
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) ATG
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.16%) F5
4 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) VMware