Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Site Reliability Engineering over the 6 months to 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 168 266
Rank change year-on-year +46 +98 +46
Permanent jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 118 114 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.41% 1.40% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.48% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 115 105 71
10th Percentile £63,750 £61,000 £60,000
25th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £80,000 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +12.90%
75th Percentile £107,500 £106,250 £120,000
90th Percentile £116,500 £120,000 £152,500
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +21.43%

Site Reliability Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,673 7,688 9,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.25% 94.12% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,143 6,715 8,482
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £49,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +5.48%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Site Reliability Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering.

1 76 (64.41%) DevOps
2 70 (59.32%) AWS
3 64 (54.24%) Kubernetes
3 64 (54.24%) Terraform
4 56 (47.46%) Docker
5 53 (44.92%) Infrastructure as Code
6 45 (38.14%) Jenkins
7 44 (37.29%) Ansible
8 41 (34.75%) Python
9 34 (28.81%) Puppet
10 32 (27.12%) Linux
11 28 (23.73%) OO
11 28 (23.73%) Fintech
12 26 (22.03%) Banking
13 25 (21.19%) Java
14 21 (17.80%) Finance
14 21 (17.80%) Azure
15 20 (16.95%) Greenfield Project
16 18 (15.25%) Bash Shell
17 16 (13.56%) Kafka
17 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (13.56%) Public Cloud
17 16 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (12.71%) Apache Spark
18 15 (12.71%) SQL
19 14 (11.86%) Windows
19 14 (11.86%) Mentoring
20 13 (11.02%) Unix
20 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
20 13 (11.02%) Splunk

Site Reliability Engineering
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 15 (12.71%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.47%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) nginx
4 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 70 (59.32%) AWS
2 21 (17.80%) Azure
3 12 (10.17%) GCP
4 6 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (5.08%) Datadog
4 6 (5.08%) Serverless
5 5 (4.24%) PaaS
5 5 (4.24%) SaaS
6 4 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.69%) IaaS
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.85%) Linode
8 1 (0.85%) Route 53
8 1 (0.85%) Slack
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Big Data
2 11 (9.32%) Hadoop
3 10 (8.47%) Presto
4 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) MySQL
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.85%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 45 (38.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.32%) CircleCI
2 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.63%) Travis CI
4 6 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.24%) GitLab
5 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.69%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 26 (22.03%) Banking
2 21 (17.80%) Finance
3 10 (8.47%) Marketing
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (33.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (17.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 19 (16.10%) Senior DevOps
3 19 (16.10%) Site Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Developer
5 9 (7.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.78%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 7 (5.93%) Digital Transformation
8 5 (4.24%) Big Data Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Head of Big Data
8 5 (4.24%) Head of Engineering
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) Kafka
2 8 (6.78%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (6.78%) REST
2 8 (6.78%) Web Services
3 7 (5.93%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (4.24%) .NET
5 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.69%) GraphQL
5 2 (1.69%) JSON
5 2 (1.69%) Node.js
5 2 (1.69%) React
5 2 (1.69%) YAML
6 1 (0.85%) boto
6 1 (0.85%) Spring
6 1 (0.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (13.56%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.39%) User Experience
4 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Linux
2 14 (11.86%) Windows
3 13 (11.02%) Unix
4 7 (5.93%) CentOS
4 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (64.41%) DevOps
2 53 (44.92%) Infrastructure as Code
3 28 (23.73%) Fintech
3 28 (23.73%) OO
4 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.86%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.47%) Data Science
7 10 (8.47%) Decision-Making
7 10 (8.47%) Microservices
7 10 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.63%) Automated Trading
8 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.93%) TDD
10 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.08%) Market Research
11 5 (4.24%) Analytics
11 5 (4.24%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (4.24%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) Python
2 25 (21.19%) Java
3 18 (15.25%) Bash Shell
4 15 (12.71%) SQL
5 13 (11.02%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.78%) Go
8 5 (4.24%) PHP
9 4 (3.39%) C#
9 4 (3.39%) C++
9 4 (3.39%) Perl
10 2 (1.69%) Groovy
10 2 (1.69%) Scala
10 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
1 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.85%) Degree
1 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
System Software
1 56 (47.46%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (54.24%) Kubernetes
1 64 (54.24%) Terraform
2 44 (37.29%) Ansible
3 34 (28.81%) Puppet
4 16 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (7.63%) Prometheus
6 5 (4.24%) Salt
7 3 (2.54%) Nagios
7 3 (2.54%) Packer
8 2 (1.69%) Grafana
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.85%) Istio
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Splunk
2 7 (5.93%) AppDynamics
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.69%) Google
3 2 (1.69%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.69%) New Relic
3 2 (1.69%) Sybase
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.85%) VMware