DevOps remains to be one of the most popular and in-demand specialisations as it combines the best of both worlds – the infrastructure and the development. There has been a fascinating increase, particularly within the cryptocurrency and iGaming sectors.

DevOps roles in particular are never alike. There are essentially two sections that DevOps can branch into; some roles focus on Windows infrastructure, Azure and .NET scripting, whilst others focus on Linux Infrastructure, Bash scripting and AWS. However, during the past 6-12 months, we noticed a slight increase in DevOps roles relating to Windows infrastructure.

Nevertheless, even though DevOps roles can vary a lot, there still seems to be the core technologies that overlap; Cloud-based platforms, Automation, Scripting, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) as well as TeamCity, CircleCI, GitLab/GitHub and containerisation technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.

We have seen that the naturally progressive way forward for individuals who want to move into DevOps are usually approaching from a strong system engineering background with heavy exposure to cloud platforms. Furthermore, we have observed a slight increase in SRE roles, particularly within the iGaming sector of the market.

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