Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Site Reliability Engineer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 206 168 294
Rank change year-on-year -38 +126 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Reliability Engineer 52 37 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.90% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.96% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 32
10th Percentile £70,000 " £66,625
25th Percentile £71,875 £56,250 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £65,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +34.62% -21.21% +10.00%
75th Percentile £120,000 £85,000 £106,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £105,000 £140,250
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £65,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +34.62% -21.21% +3.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,808 3,841 9,366
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 93.41% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,186 3,370 8,221
10th Percentile £42,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,250 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.36% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £96,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Site Reliability Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Site Reliability Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineer in the City of London

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineer in the City of London

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineer in the City of London

Site Reliability Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, Site Reliability 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 City of London region featuring Site Reliability Engineer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 39 (75.00%) Python
3 38 (73.08%) DevOps
4 37 (71.15%) AWS
5 33 (63.46%) Kubernetes
6 29 (55.77%) Terraform
7 27 (51.92%) Ansible
8 26 (50.00%) Docker
9 24 (46.15%) GCP
10 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
10 21 (40.38%) Java
10 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (36.54%) Linux
12 16 (30.77%) Puppet
12 16 (30.77%) Azure
12 16 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
13 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Automation
14 14 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (25.00%) Go
15 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
17 10 (19.23%) Cloud Native
18 9 (17.31%) Finance
18 9 (17.31%) Network Security
18 9 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
19 8 (15.38%) Big Data
19 8 (15.38%) Groovy
19 8 (15.38%) nginx
19 8 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence

Site Reliability Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (15.38%) nginx
2 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Pulsar
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 37 (71.15%) AWS
2 24 (46.15%) GCP
3 16 (30.77%) Azure
4 9 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (9.62%) GitHub
6 4 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.77%) IaaS
7 3 (5.77%) SaaS
7 3 (5.77%) Serverless
8 2 (3.85%) MinIO
8 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.85%) PaaS
9 1 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.92%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (1.92%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (1.92%) Linode
9 1 (1.92%) npm
9 1 (1.92%) Pulumi
9 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Network Security
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Big Data
2 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.77%) ArangoDB
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) Redis
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Aerospike
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.92%) CockroachDB
6 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.92%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.85%) GitLab
4 2 (3.85%) Gradle
4 2 (3.85%) Maven
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.92%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.92%) Cypress.io
5 1 (1.92%) Storybook
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Law
2 4 (7.69%) Publishing
2 4 (7.69%) Social Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) International Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) Kafka
2 4 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) boto
4 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.92%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.92%) Jest
4 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.92%) React
4 1 (1.92%) React Native
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.92%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.92%) Vuex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Cloud Native
2 7 (13.46%) Blog
2 7 (13.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.85%) Equities
3 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 5 (9.62%) CoreOS
3 5 (9.62%) Unix
4 4 (7.69%) CentOS
5 2 (3.85%) Debian
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) SUSE
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 38 (73.08%) DevOps
3 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Automation
6 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
8 8 (15.38%) Architectural Design
8 8 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (15.38%) Scrum
9 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
9 7 (13.46%) Business Development
9 7 (13.46%) Cloud Enablement
9 7 (13.46%) Conflict Resolution
9 7 (13.46%) Fintech
9 7 (13.46%) Thought Leadership
10 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) Python
2 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
2 21 (40.38%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) Go
4 8 (15.38%) Groovy
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.46%) Rust
6 5 (9.62%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.92%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) LPIC
1 1 (1.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) GDPR
1 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (63.46%) Kubernetes
2 29 (55.77%) Terraform
3 27 (51.92%) Ansible
4 16 (30.77%) Puppet
5 14 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.69%) HAProxy
7 3 (5.77%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.85%) Control-M
8 2 (3.85%) Grafana
8 2 (3.85%) Salt
9 1 (1.92%) Consul
9 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.92%) Graphite
9 1 (1.92%) Opsgenie
9 1 (1.92%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
1 3 (5.77%) VMware
2 2 (3.85%) BMC
2 2 (3.85%) F5
2 2 (3.85%) Hitachi
2 2 (3.85%) New Relic
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.85%) SaltStack
2 2 (3.85%) Splunk
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Veracode