Period
to 19 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Site Reliability Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 771 969 1066
Rank change year-on-year +198 +97 +159
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Reliability Engineer 296 200 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 253 155 84
England median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +6.38% +2.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £93,250 £104,250
UK median annual salary £72,500 £61,250 £58,750
% change year-on-year +18.37% +4.26% +2.17%

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 127,547 155,278 156,270
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 102,344 127,176 129,583
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +140 191 £85,000 +25.93% 23
South East +80 48 £62,500 +4.17% 6
East of England +84 25 £67,500 +3.85% 3
North of England +21 14 £66,715 +33.43%
North West +34 9 £67,500 +28.57%
South West +17 9 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Midlands +29 4 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Yorkshire -7 4 £64,608 +36.02%
East Midlands +9 2 £40,000 -36.00%
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 - 1
North East +16 1 £66,715 +48.26%
Site Reliability Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 206 (69.59%) DevOps
3 189 (63.85%) Python
4 175 (59.12%) Amazon AWS
5 156 (52.70%) Linux
6 150 (50.68%) Kubernetes
7 141 (47.64%) Java
8 135 (45.61%) Docker
9 121 (40.88%) Ansible
10 99 (33.45%) Go
11 92 (31.08%) Puppet
12 83 (28.04%) Terraform
13 80 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
14 69 (23.31%) Bash Shell
15 68 (22.97%) Software Engineering
16 65 (21.96%) Google Cloud Platform
17 63 (21.28%) Unix
18 55 (18.58%) C++
19 52 (17.57%) SaaS
20 49 (16.55%) Jenkins
20 49 (16.55%) MySQL
21 46 (15.54%) Google
22 44 (14.86%) Perl
23 39 (13.18%) Oracle
23 39 (13.18%) Configuration Management
23 39 (13.18%) Ruby
24 38 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
24 38 (12.84%) Finance
24 38 (12.84%) Relational Database
24 38 (12.84%) Open Source

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 33 (11.15%) Tomcat
2 27 (9.12%) JBoss
3 26 (8.78%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.72%) Apache
5 5 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.35%) IIS
6 4 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Confluence
8 2 (0.68%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 175 (59.12%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (21.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 52 (17.57%) SaaS
4 31 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (10.47%) OpenShift
5 10 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.04%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (3.04%) Serverless
7 8 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.70%) GitHub
8 5 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.35%) PaaS
10 3 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.68%) Datadog
11 2 (0.68%) IaaS
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.15%) TCP/IP
2 31 (10.47%) Firewall
3 4 (1.35%) DNS
3 4 (1.35%) HTTP
3 4 (1.35%) Network Security
4 3 (1.01%) NAS
4 3 (1.01%) SAN
5 2 (0.68%) DHCP
5 2 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.68%) VLAN
6 1 (0.34%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.55%) MySQL
2 38 (12.84%) Relational Database
3 31 (10.47%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.78%) RDBMS
5 23 (7.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.39%) Big Data
8 5 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.69%) Redis
9 4 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.01%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.68%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.68%) QualityStage
12 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.34%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 49 (16.55%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.73%) Maven
4 10 (3.38%) GitLab
4 10 (3.38%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.03%) Ant
6 5 (1.69%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.01%) Appium
8 3 (1.01%) GoCD
8 3 (1.01%) Selenium
9 2 (0.68%) CMake
9 2 (0.68%) JIRA
9 2 (0.68%) Subversion
9 2 (0.68%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 38 (12.84%) Finance
2 22 (7.43%) Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Retail
4 9 (3.04%) Games
5 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.14%) Velocity
2 10 (3.38%) .NET
2 10 (3.38%) Kafka
3 9 (3.04%) Node.js
4 8 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (2.36%) Web Services
6 6 (2.03%) LAMP
6 6 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.69%) React
8 4 (1.35%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.35%) Middleware
8 4 (1.35%) RESTful
9 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.01%) CSS
9 3 (1.01%) LDAP
9 3 (1.01%) OAuth
9 3 (1.01%) OAuth2
9 3 (1.01%) Redux
9 3 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.77%) Private Cloud
2 18 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.08%) Public Cloud
3 16 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.73%) Robotics
5 13 (4.39%) Cloud Native
6 12 (4.05%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.72%) Hedge funds
8 9 (3.04%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.36%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.01%) User Experience
11 3 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.68%) Life Science
12 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.68%) Social Media
12 2 (0.68%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.34%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 156 (52.70%) Linux
2 63 (21.28%) Unix
3 29 (9.80%) Windows
4 12 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.03%) CentOS
5 6 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.35%) Debian
7 2 (0.68%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 206 (69.59%) DevOps
3 68 (22.97%) Software Engineering
4 39 (13.18%) Configuration Management
5 38 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (12.84%) Open Source
6 32 (10.81%) Infrastructure as Code
7 28 (9.46%) Artificial Intelligence
7 28 (9.46%) Fintech
8 26 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (8.78%) Infrastructure Automation
8 26 (8.78%) Web Operations
9 25 (8.45%) Machine Learning
10 24 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.08%) Continuous Deployment
13 17 (5.74%) Microservices
14 16 (5.41%) Migration
14 16 (5.41%) Systems Engineering
15 15 (5.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 189 (63.85%) Python
2 141 (47.64%) Java
3 99 (33.45%) Go
4 69 (23.31%) Bash Shell
5 55 (18.58%) C++
6 44 (14.86%) Perl
7 39 (13.18%) Ruby
8 37 (12.50%) SQL
9 18 (6.08%) JavaScript
9 18 (6.08%) Scala
10 13 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.39%) Rust
11 12 (4.05%) C
12 10 (3.38%) PHP
13 6 (2.03%) Clojure
14 4 (1.35%) Java 8
15 3 (1.01%) C#
15 3 (1.01%) Korn
16 2 (0.68%) Haskell
16 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (3.72%) Degree
2 10 (3.38%) PhD
3 9 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.03%) CCNA
4 6 (2.03%) CCNP
4 6 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.01%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.68%) MCSE
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) NCSC
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (45.61%) Docker
2 26 (8.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) Ceph
4 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 150 (50.68%) Kubernetes
2 121 (40.88%) Ansible
3 92 (31.08%) Puppet
4 83 (28.04%) Terraform
5 80 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (10.14%) Salt
7 15 (5.07%) Prometheus
8 12 (4.05%) Grafana
8 12 (4.05%) Rundeck
9 11 (3.72%) Packer
10 4 (1.35%) Kibana
10 4 (1.35%) Mesos
11 3 (1.01%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.01%) Opsview
12 2 (0.68%) Control-M
12 2 (0.68%) Graphite
12 2 (0.68%) Scalr
12 2 (0.68%) systemd
13 1 (0.34%) Consul
13 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 46 (15.54%) Google
2 39 (13.18%) Oracle
3 19 (6.42%) Sun
4 12 (4.05%) WorldPay
5 10 (3.38%) New Relic
5 10 (3.38%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.03%) Facebook
6 6 (2.03%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.03%) Splunk
7 4 (1.35%) Alibaba
8 3 (1.01%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.01%) Cisco
8 3 (1.01%) Juniper
8 3 (1.01%) OutSystems
8 3 (1.01%) Tableau
9 2 (0.68%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.68%) LogicMonitor
9 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.34%) Twitter