Task Automation Jobs in the South East

Task Automation
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East requiring Task Automation skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Task Automation over the 6 months leading up to 15 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 312 319 425
Rank change year-on-year +7 +106 -93
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 92 58 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 56
10th Percentile £36,250 - £26,989
25th Percentile £51,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £44,560 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +40.26% -0.98% -18.18%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £69,375
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +2.08% +2.56%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

Task Automation falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the South East.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,283 12,518 20,186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 81.98% 94.30% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10,406 7,566 11,829
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Task Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in the South East

Task Automation
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Task Automation in the South East.

Salary trend for Task Automation in the South East

Task Automation
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Task Automation in the South East over the 6 months to 15 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in the South East

Task Automation
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 Task Automation within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +4 61 £62,500 +56.25% 3
Surrey +10 29 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Thames Valley -4 14 £70,000 - 8
Berkshire +8 9 £70,000 -6.04% 6
Oxfordshire -7 3 £55,000 +34.24% 2
Kent - 3 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £60,000 -11.11%
West Sussex +20 1 - - 1
Task Automation
England

Task Automation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) Apache
1 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 69 (75.00%) Azure
2 41 (44.57%) Azure DevOps
3 40 (43.48%) Azure AI
3 40 (43.48%) IBM Cloud
4 20 (21.74%) IaaS
4 20 (21.74%) Nutanix
5 6 (6.52%) AWS
6 3 (3.26%) Entra ID
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.17%) GCP
7 2 (2.17%) GitHub
7 2 (2.17%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.17%) SaaS
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon OpenSearch
8 1 (1.09%) Datadog
8 1 (1.09%) GitHub Actions
8 1 (1.09%) Pulumi
8 1 (1.09%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.09%) DNS
2 7 (7.61%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) DHCP
4 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.17%) Intranet
5 2 (2.17%) LAN
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.09%) Network Security
6 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.09%) SSH
6 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) MySQL
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.26%) Git
2 3 (3.26%) REST Assured
2 3 (3.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.17%) JUnit
3 2 (2.17%) TestNG
4 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) JMeter
4 1 (1.09%) Serenity BDD
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (43.48%) Public Sector
2 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (26.09%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Social Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Billing
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Law
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 23 (25.00%) Senior
2 18 (19.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (6.52%) Analyst
4 5 (5.43%) Administrator
4 5 (5.43%) Developer
5 4 (4.35%) Lead
5 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Automation Tester
6 3 (3.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Linux Support
6 3 (3.26%) Security Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.26%) Tester
7 2 (2.17%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) .NET
1 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.17%) Apache Commons
2 2 (2.17%) CSS
2 2 (2.17%) Guava
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) Java Concurrency
2 2 (2.17%) REST
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) WireMock
3 1 (1.09%) PHP-FPM
3 1 (1.09%) React
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 40 (43.48%) Blockchain
2 40 (43.48%) Distributed Systems
3 20 (21.74%) IoT
4 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Replication
6 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.26%) Linux
2 40 (43.48%) Alpine Linux
2 40 (43.48%) CentOS
2 40 (43.48%) Debian
3 27 (29.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (69.57%) DevOps
2 47 (51.09%) CI/CD
3 40 (43.48%) Artificial Intelligence
3 40 (43.48%) Co-Creation
3 40 (43.48%) Data Science
3 40 (43.48%) Functional Testing
3 40 (43.48%) Separation of Concerns
3 40 (43.48%) Technology Transformation
4 34 (36.96%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (28.26%) ITIL
6 25 (27.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (23.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 21 (22.83%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (22.83%) Decision-Making
10 20 (21.74%) Cloud Enablement
10 20 (21.74%) Infrastructure Automation
10 20 (21.74%) Network Virtualisation
10 20 (21.74%) Storage Management
10 20 (21.74%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) Python
2 25 (27.17%) Bash
3 23 (25.00%) Perl
4 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.70%) SQL
6 5 (5.43%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.35%) C++
7 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.26%) C#
9 1 (1.09%) AWK
9 1 (1.09%) C
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 41 (44.57%) Azure Certification
1 41 (44.57%) MCSE
1 41 (44.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (43.48%) MCSA
3 6 (6.52%) Degree
4 4 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CCNP
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CISSP
7 1 (1.09%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.91%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) GRC
4 2 (2.17%) QA
5 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.09%) NIST
5 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (47.83%) Docker
2 24 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 20 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (47.83%) Kubernetes
2 42 (45.65%) Terraform
3 5 (5.43%) Ansible
4 3 (3.26%) CSIRT
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.17%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.09%) Grafana
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.09%) Nagios
6 1 (1.09%) Progress Chef
6 1 (1.09%) Salt
6 1 (1.09%) Suricata
6 1 (1.09%) systemd
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) IBM
1 40 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 20 (21.74%) VMware
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.26%) Splunk
5 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.09%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.09%) Citrix
6 1 (1.09%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.09%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) Juniper
6 1 (1.09%) New Relic
6 1 (1.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.09%) TSYS
6 1 (1.09%) Veeam