Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Site Reliability Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 887 1050 1118
Rank change year-on-year +163 +68 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Reliability Engineer 219 120 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.072% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.075% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 176 108 64
England median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +30.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £44,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £116,250 £80,375 £120,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 142,000 160,223 167,632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,909 130,032 141,091
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%

Site Reliability Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Site Reliability Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineer in England

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineer in England

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineer in England

Site Reliability Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +128 146 £83,750 +19.64% 21
North of England +43 30 £51,500 -2.37% 5
South East +54 28 £70,000 -3.45% 6
Yorkshire +49 19 £51,500 -14.17% 4
North West +23 10 £60,000 +140.00% 1
East of England +27 9 £67,500 +17.39%
South West +10 3 £62,500 -
North East +5 1 - -
Site Reliability Engineer
UK

Site Reliability Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 England region featuring Site Reliability Engineer in the job title.

1 219 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 168 (76.71%) DevOps
3 122 (55.71%) Python
4 104 (47.49%) Linux
5 101 (46.12%) Kubernetes
6 91 (41.55%) Java
7 90 (41.10%) Docker
8 85 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
9 83 (37.90%) Ansible
10 61 (27.85%) Puppet
11 56 (25.57%) C++
12 49 (22.37%) Finance
13 47 (21.46%) Go
13 47 (21.46%) Google Cloud Platform
14 45 (20.55%) Configuration Management
14 45 (20.55%) Terraform
15 43 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
16 36 (16.44%) Bash Shell
16 36 (16.44%) Google
16 36 (16.44%) Unix
17 35 (15.98%) SQL
18 34 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 32 (14.61%) PowerShell
19 32 (14.61%) Jenkins
19 32 (14.61%) Software Engineering
19 32 (14.61%) Ruby
19 32 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 31 (14.16%) Big Data
21 29 (13.24%) Continuous Integration

Site Reliability Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 25 (11.42%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.02%) Apache
4 8 (3.65%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.20%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.74%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.28%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.83%) nginx
9 3 (1.37%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.46%) IIS
10 1 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 85 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (21.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 34 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (10.50%) SaaS
5 19 (8.68%) IaaS
6 17 (7.76%) PaaS
7 10 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (3.65%) iTunes
8 8 (3.65%) Serverless
9 7 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (2.74%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.28%) GitHub
12 2 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.57%) DNS
2 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (3.65%) Internet
4 4 (1.83%) HTTP
5 3 (1.37%) Network Security
6 2 (0.91%) Broadband
7 1 (0.46%) ICMP
7 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.16%) Big Data
2 18 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.39%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.48%) DB2
6 11 (5.02%) MySQL
6 11 (5.02%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (3.65%) HBase
9 7 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.74%) Amazon Aurora
10 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.74%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.28%) InfluxDB
12 4 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.37%) Redis
14 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (14.61%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (5.48%) TeamCity
3 9 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.83%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.83%) JIRA
5 4 (1.83%) Maven
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.83%) Subversion
6 2 (0.91%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.91%) GitLab
6 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.46%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.46%) gulp
7 1 (0.46%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.46%) JUnit
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (22.37%) Finance
2 8 (3.65%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.20%) Marketing
3 7 (3.20%) Retail
4 6 (2.74%) Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Front Office
5 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.13%) Velocity
2 13 (5.94%) .NET
3 12 (5.48%) Node.js
4 10 (4.57%) .NET Core
4 10 (4.57%) Middleware
4 10 (4.57%) Web Services
5 5 (2.28%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.83%) Kafka
6 4 (1.83%) LAMP
6 4 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.91%) J2EE
8 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.46%) OAuth
8 1 (0.46%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.46%) Redux
8 1 (0.46%) REST
8 1 (0.46%) RESTful
8 1 (0.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.22%) Fintech
2 16 (7.31%) Robotics
3 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.65%) Cloud Native
6 7 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.20%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.83%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.91%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (47.49%) Linux
2 36 (16.44%) Unix
3 20 (9.13%) Windows
4 7 (3.20%) CentOS
4 7 (3.20%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.28%) CoreOS
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.37%) AIX
7 3 (1.37%) Android
7 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.37%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.46%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.46%) Debian
8 1 (0.46%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 168 (76.71%) DevOps
3 45 (20.55%) Configuration Management
4 43 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 32 (14.61%) Software Engineering
6 29 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (10.05%) Open Source
9 21 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (8.68%) Systems Engineering
11 18 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (7.76%) Capacity Management
12 17 (7.76%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (6.39%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.48%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (5.48%) Workflow
15 11 (5.02%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (5.02%) High Availability
15 11 (5.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (55.71%) Python
2 91 (41.55%) Java
3 56 (25.57%) C++
4 47 (21.46%) Go
5 36 (16.44%) Bash Shell
6 35 (15.98%) SQL
7 32 (14.61%) PowerShell
7 32 (14.61%) Ruby
8 27 (12.33%) C
9 23 (10.50%) Perl
10 18 (8.22%) JavaScript
11 14 (6.39%) C#
12 9 (4.11%) Scala
13 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.83%) PHP
15 3 (1.37%) Erlang
16 2 (0.91%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.46%) Clojure
17 1 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (6.39%) Degree
2 9 (4.11%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 90 (41.10%) Docker
2 13 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.37%) Ceph
4 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 101 (46.12%) Kubernetes
2 83 (37.90%) Ansible
3 61 (27.85%) Puppet
4 45 (20.55%) Terraform
5 43 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (10.96%) Grafana
7 19 (8.68%) Prometheus
8 14 (6.39%) Salt
9 9 (4.11%) Packer
10 4 (1.83%) Icinga
10 4 (1.83%) Mesos
11 3 (1.37%) Cacti
11 3 (1.37%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.91%) Nagios
12 2 (0.91%) Opsview
13 1 (0.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (16.44%) Google
2 18 (8.22%) Oracle
3 13 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.94%) VMware
4 10 (4.57%) Splunk
5 8 (3.65%) Apple
5 8 (3.65%) Brocade
5 8 (3.65%) Citrix
5 8 (3.65%) Cloudera
5 8 (3.65%) Dell
6 4 (1.83%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.83%) SaltStack
6 4 (1.83%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.37%) NetApp
7 3 (1.37%) New Relic
7 3 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.46%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.46%) Sun