Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 115 261
Rank change year-on-year -58 +146 +65
Permanent jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 86 82 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 2.27% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 2.41% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 75 80 68
10th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
25th Percentile £70,000 £58,125 £64,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £113,125
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,250 £123,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 5,634 3,406 9,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.42% 94.27% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,023 3,002 8,230
10th Percentile £43,250 £45,000 £38,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £54,027 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 65 (75.58%) DevOps
2 57 (66.28%) Python
3 52 (60.47%) AWS
4 50 (58.14%) Kubernetes
5 43 (50.00%) Linux
6 42 (48.84%) Terraform
6 42 (48.84%) Ansible
7 41 (47.67%) Docker
8 30 (34.88%) Java
9 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
10 25 (29.07%) Infrastructure as Code
11 24 (27.91%) Finance
12 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (24.42%) Puppet
14 20 (23.26%) GCP
14 20 (23.26%) Unix
15 18 (20.93%) Azure
16 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
16 17 (19.77%) SQL
17 16 (18.60%) Ubuntu
18 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
18 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
18 15 (17.44%) Go
19 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
20 13 (15.12%) Fintech
21 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
21 12 (13.95%) Artificial Intelligence
21 12 (13.95%) Serverless
22 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Automation
22 11 (12.79%) CentOS

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 10 (11.63%) nginx
2 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Pulsar
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) GemFire
4 1 (1.16%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 52 (60.47%) AWS
2 20 (23.26%) GCP
3 18 (20.93%) Azure
4 12 (13.95%) Serverless
5 8 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (8.14%) Amazon S3
6 7 (8.14%) SaaS
7 6 (6.98%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (4.65%) AWS Fargate
9 4 (4.65%) GitHub
10 3 (3.49%) IaaS
10 3 (3.49%) OpenShift
10 3 (3.49%) PaaS
10 3 (3.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (2.33%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (2.33%) Datadog
11 2 (2.33%) MinIO
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Network Security
2 4 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) BGP
4 1 (1.16%) Calico
4 1 (1.16%) Multicast
4 1 (1.16%) OSPF
4 1 (1.16%) SMS
4 1 (1.16%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.16%) Telnet
4 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Big Data
2 6 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.65%) ArangoDB
4 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.65%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.49%) Redis
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.16%) Aerospike
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.16%) CockroachDB
7 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.16%) OLTP
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.98%) Bitbucket
3 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (5.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.65%) GitLab
5 4 (4.65%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.49%) Gradle
6 3 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.33%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.33%) Maven
7 2 (2.33%) Subversion
8 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.16%) Cypress.io
8 1 (1.16%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.16%) gulp
8 1 (1.16%) Locust
8 1 (1.16%) Selenium
8 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Law
3 4 (4.65%) Publishing
3 4 (4.65%) Social Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) International Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 33 (38.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (29.07%) Site Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) DevOps Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) Embedded Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) Lead DevOps
11 2 (2.33%) Site Manager
11 2 (2.33%) Site Reliability Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (10.47%) Kafka
3 8 (9.30%) Web Services
4 5 (5.81%) Node.js
5 3 (3.49%) Spring
6 2 (2.33%) .NET
6 2 (2.33%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.33%) React
6 2 (2.33%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.16%) boto
7 1 (1.16%) J2EE
7 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.16%) REST
7 1 (1.16%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.16%) Velocity
7 1 (1.16%) WireMock
7 1 (1.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.65%) Equities
2 4 (4.65%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Blog
5 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (23.26%) Unix
3 16 (18.60%) Ubuntu
4 11 (12.79%) CentOS
5 7 (8.14%) CoreOS
5 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.14%) Windows
6 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 2 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (75.58%) DevOps
2 25 (29.07%) Infrastructure as Code
3 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
4 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.12%) Fintech
6 12 (13.95%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Automation
8 10 (11.63%) Automated Trading
9 8 (9.30%) Analytics
9 8 (9.30%) Machine Learning
9 8 (9.30%) Software Delivery
10 7 (8.14%) Change Management
10 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.14%) Microservices
10 7 (8.14%) Observability
11 6 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (5.81%) Architectural Design
12 5 (5.81%) Facial Recognition
Programming Languages
1 57 (66.28%) Python
2 30 (34.88%) Java
3 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
4 17 (19.77%) SQL
5 15 (17.44%) Go
6 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.30%) C++
8 7 (8.14%) C#
9 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.98%) Rust
10 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.33%) Groovy
11 2 (2.33%) Perl
12 1 (1.16%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.16%) CCNP
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.16%) CWAP
2 1 (1.16%) CWDP
2 1 (1.16%) CWNA
2 1 (1.16%) OCP
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) GDPR
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (47.67%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.16%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (58.14%) Kubernetes
2 42 (48.84%) Ansible
2 42 (48.84%) Terraform
3 21 (24.42%) Puppet
4 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (9.30%) Grafana
6 5 (5.81%) Prometheus
7 4 (4.65%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (4.65%) HAProxy
8 3 (3.49%) Nagios
9 2 (2.33%) Control-M
9 2 (2.33%) Packer
9 2 (2.33%) Salt
10 1 (1.16%) Graphite
10 1 (1.16%) Kibana
10 1 (1.16%) Mesos
10 1 (1.16%) Opsgenie
10 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Splunk
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) VMware
3 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.49%) F5
4 2 (2.33%) BMC
4 2 (2.33%) Google
4 2 (2.33%) Hitachi
4 2 (2.33%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.33%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.16%) Draytek
5 1 (1.16%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.16%) New Relic
5 1 (1.16%) Ruckus Wireless