Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 248 316
Rank change year-on-year +131 +68 -10
Permanent jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 83 80 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.07% 0.80% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.86% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 92 79 56
Median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £48,125 £55,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £109,850 £120,000 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 3,782 9,313 10,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.20% 93.70% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,318 8,033 9,230
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% +6.67%

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 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 55 (66.27%) DevOps
2 52 (62.65%) AWS
3 48 (57.83%) Kubernetes
4 41 (49.40%) Terraform
5 40 (48.19%) Linux
5 40 (48.19%) Python
6 34 (40.96%) Docker
7 31 (37.35%) Ansible
8 29 (34.94%) Java
9 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
10 23 (27.71%) Fintech
11 21 (25.30%) Infrastructure as Code
11 21 (25.30%) Puppet
11 21 (25.30%) C#
12 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
13 18 (21.69%) GitLab
13 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (21.69%) PHP
13 18 (21.69%) Azure
14 15 (18.07%) JIRA
14 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
14 15 (18.07%) Windows
15 13 (15.66%) Finance
15 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (15.66%) Datadog
16 12 (14.46%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (14.46%) Locust
16 12 (14.46%) SaaS
16 12 (14.46%) eggPlant
17 11 (13.25%) ZABBIX

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 12 (14.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 52 (62.65%) AWS
2 18 (21.69%) Azure
3 13 (15.66%) Datadog
4 12 (14.46%) SaaS
5 9 (10.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (9.64%) GCP
7 7 (8.43%) PaaS
8 6 (7.23%) Office 365
9 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.61%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.61%) Serverless
10 1 (1.20%) Heroku
10 1 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) Network Security
2 3 (3.61%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) SSH
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.69%) GitLab
3 15 (18.07%) JIRA
4 12 (14.46%) eggPlant
4 12 (14.46%) Locust
5 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.41%) Gradle
8 2 (2.41%) Maven
9 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.20%) GoCD
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
2 7 (8.43%) Law
3 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 35 (42.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (37.35%) Site Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (9.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Python Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Product Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Product Manager
11 2 (2.41%) Digital Transformation
11 2 (2.41%) Junior DevOps
11 2 (2.41%) Junior DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Kafka
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.41%) REST
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) Spring
3 1 (1.20%) WSH
3 1 (1.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.82%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Linux
2 15 (18.07%) Windows
3 11 (13.25%) Unix
4 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (66.27%) DevOps
2 23 (27.71%) Fintech
3 21 (25.30%) Infrastructure as Code
4 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
5 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.84%) TDD
8 8 (9.64%) Migration
9 6 (7.23%) B2B
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (7.23%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (7.23%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
10 4 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (4.82%) Task Automation
10 4 (4.82%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.61%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (3.61%) DevSecOps
11 3 (3.61%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) Python
2 29 (34.94%) Java
3 21 (25.30%) C#
4 18 (21.69%) PHP
5 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.43%) Go
6 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.23%) Perl
7 6 (7.23%) SQL
7 6 (7.23%) VB
8 5 (6.02%) C++
9 3 (3.61%) Ruby
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) Elixir
11 1 (1.20%) Groovy
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 34 (40.96%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 48 (57.83%) Kubernetes
2 41 (49.40%) Terraform
3 31 (37.35%) Ansible
4 21 (25.30%) Puppet
5 11 (13.25%) ZABBIX
6 9 (10.84%) Grafana
7 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (7.23%) SCCM
9 3 (3.61%) Kibana
9 3 (3.61%) Prometheus
9 3 (3.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Google
3 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.61%) Splunk
3 3 (3.61%) VMware
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.20%) Apple
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.20%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.20%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.20%) Sybase