Period
to 23 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 300 345 426
Rank change year-on-year +45 +81 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 103 38 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 65 38 95
10th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £64,000 £61,563 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £74,000
Median % change year-on-year - -2.03% +10.04%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £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 14,426 13,697 25,333
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 95.43% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10,485 11,262 20,922
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 £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in the South East

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior DevOps in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in the South East

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in the South East over the 6 months to 23 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in the South East

Senior 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 Senior DevOps within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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 +14 51 £70,000 -6.67% 8
Berkshire +3 39 £80,000 +6.67% 4
East Sussex +19 31 £85,000 +36.00% 1
Surrey +8 16 £91,250 +69.77% 3
Hampshire -25 13 £70,000 -8.20% 5
Oxfordshire +9 11 £55,000 -16.98% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Senior DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2021, Senior DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) DevOps
2 69 (66.99%) Docker
3 68 (66.02%) AWS
4 65 (63.11%) Kubernetes
4 65 (63.11%) Terraform
5 60 (58.25%) Azure
6 57 (55.34%) Jenkins
7 53 (51.46%) Linux
8 46 (44.66%) Ansible
9 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (34.95%) Configuration Management
11 34 (33.01%) Security Cleared
11 34 (33.01%) Infrastructure as Code
12 33 (32.04%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (26.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (25.24%) JIRA
15 25 (24.27%) Python
16 19 (18.45%) SDLC
16 19 (18.45%) Social Skills
16 19 (18.45%) Serverless
17 18 (17.48%) GitOps
17 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
17 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (16.50%) CGI
18 17 (16.50%) Finance
18 17 (16.50%) Service Design
18 17 (16.50%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (16.50%) GCP
19 15 (14.56%) PaaS
20 14 (13.59%) SaaS

Senior DevOps 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 (8.74%) Confluence
2 4 (3.88%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.97%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.97%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 68 (66.02%) AWS
2 60 (58.25%) Azure
3 27 (26.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (18.45%) Serverless
5 17 (16.50%) GCP
6 15 (14.56%) PaaS
7 14 (13.59%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (13.59%) IaaS
7 14 (13.59%) SaaS
8 7 (6.80%) GitHub
9 6 (5.83%) OpenShift
10 5 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (4.85%) Amazon S3
10 5 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (3.88%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (3.88%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (2.91%) Apigee
12 3 (2.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) DNS
2 5 (4.85%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) DMZ
3 2 (1.94%) SSL
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.97%) DHCP
4 1 (0.97%) FTP
4 1 (0.97%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) IPsec
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.91%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.94%) Big Data
4 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (55.34%) Jenkins
2 26 (25.24%) JIRA
3 14 (13.59%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.71%) GitLab
5 6 (5.83%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.88%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.91%) Gradle
8 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.94%) Maven
8 2 (1.94%) Protractor
8 2 (1.94%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.97%) CMake
9 1 (0.97%) JUnit
9 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (18.45%) Social Skills
2 17 (16.50%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Law
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.91%) Automotive
4 3 (2.91%) Billing
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) CGI
2 11 (10.68%) REST
3 4 (3.88%) .NET
4 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.91%) Serverless Framework
5 2 (1.94%) Angular 2
5 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.94%) CSS
5 2 (1.94%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (1.94%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.94%) NgRx
5 2 (1.94%) PHP-FPM
5 2 (1.94%) RxJS
5 2 (1.94%) Sass
6 1 (0.97%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.97%) Sensu
6 1 (0.97%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.80%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.88%) Life Science
4 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (51.46%) Linux
2 11 (10.68%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.94%) Debian
7 1 (0.97%) Android
7 1 (0.97%) CentOS
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (100.00%) DevOps
2 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.95%) Configuration Management
4 34 (33.01%) Infrastructure as Code
5 33 (32.04%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (18.45%) SDLC
7 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (17.48%) GitOps
8 17 (16.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (16.50%) Service Design
9 13 (12.62%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (11.65%) Build Automation
10 12 (11.65%) Cloud Operations
10 12 (11.65%) Visualisation
11 11 (10.68%) Architectural Design
11 11 (10.68%) Demand Forecasting
11 11 (10.68%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (10.68%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (10.68%) Scrum
12 10 (9.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) Python
2 9 (8.74%) Bash Shell
3 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.88%) Java
4 4 (3.88%) PHP
4 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.88%) SQL
5 2 (1.94%) Perl
5 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.97%) C#
6 1 (0.97%) C++
6 1 (0.97%) Go
6 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) GDPR
1 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (66.99%) Docker
2 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.94%) Xen
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 65 (63.11%) Kubernetes
1 65 (63.11%) Terraform
2 46 (44.66%) Ansible
3 5 (4.85%) Grafana
3 5 (4.85%) Puppet
4 2 (1.94%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.97%) Consul
5 1 (0.97%) Graylog
5 1 (0.97%) Icinga
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle
2 5 (4.85%) Google
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) ATG
4 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.97%) F5
4 1 (0.97%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.97%) SAP
4 1 (0.97%) VMware