Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Site Reliability Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 904 1074 1154
Rank change year-on-year +170 +80 +92
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Reliability Engineer 213 102 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.062% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.065% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 172 87 47
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +21.05%
10th Percentile £47,750 £39,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,750 £98,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +21.05%

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 147,424 156,891 172,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,787 126,570 146,169
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +114 139 £77,500 +3.33% 15
North of England +32 29 £51,500 +32.05% 1
Yorkshire +40 21 £51,500 +3.00% 1
South East +20 21 £70,000 +64.71% 2
East of England +19 13 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North West +13 6 £60,000 +140.00%
South West -5 5 £63,750 +27.50% 1
North East - 2 £45,000 -
Midlands +20 1 - -
East Midlands -11 1 - -
Site Reliability Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 160 (75.12%) DevOps
3 126 (59.15%) Python
4 113 (53.05%) Linux
5 94 (44.13%) Java
6 87 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
7 85 (39.91%) Ansible
8 78 (36.62%) Kubernetes
9 77 (36.15%) Docker
10 67 (31.46%) Puppet
11 64 (30.05%) Finance
12 63 (29.58%) Opscode Chef
13 53 (24.88%) C++
14 47 (22.07%) SQL
14 47 (22.07%) Bash Shell
15 43 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (19.25%) Perl
16 41 (19.25%) Unix
17 38 (17.84%) Google Cloud Platform
18 37 (17.37%) Windows
18 37 (17.37%) Configuration Management
18 37 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
18 37 (17.37%) Go
19 36 (16.90%) Software Engineering
19 36 (16.90%) Ruby
20 35 (16.43%) Google
21 34 (15.96%) Big Data
22 33 (15.49%) PowerShell
23 29 (13.62%) C
23 29 (13.62%) Terraform

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 19 (8.92%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.76%) Apache
3 8 (3.76%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.76%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.88%) nginx
6 3 (1.41%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.41%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.41%) IIS
7 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 87 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (17.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 37 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (10.80%) PaaS
5 20 (9.39%) IaaS
5 20 (9.39%) SaaS
6 14 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.41%) GitHub
8 3 (1.41%) iTunes
8 3 (1.41%) npm
9 2 (0.94%) Serverless
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.63%) DNS
2 11 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (2.35%) HTTP
5 4 (1.88%) Internet
6 2 (0.94%) Broadband
6 2 (0.94%) Network Security
6 2 (0.94%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) ICMP
7 1 (0.47%) SMTP
7 1 (0.47%) SNMP
7 1 (0.47%) SSH
7 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.96%) Big Data
2 20 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.45%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.98%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.51%) DB2
6 14 (6.57%) MySQL
7 10 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (3.76%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.35%) InfluxDB
11 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.41%) HBase
12 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.47%) Informix
13 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (10.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.16%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (5.16%) TeamCity
3 7 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.29%) Maven
4 6 (2.82%) Bitbucket
4 6 (2.82%) Subversion
5 4 (1.88%) JIRA
6 3 (1.41%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.41%) gulp
6 3 (1.41%) JUnit
6 3 (1.41%) Mockito
7 2 (0.94%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.94%) GitLab
7 2 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.47%) Gatling
8 1 (0.47%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (30.05%) Finance
2 17 (7.98%) Financial Institution
3 16 (7.51%) Banking
4 13 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.23%) Marketing
6 7 (3.29%) Retail
7 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.88%) Front Office
9 3 (1.41%) Electronics
9 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.94%) Games
11 1 (0.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.47%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.92%) Web Services
2 16 (7.51%) .NET
3 14 (6.57%) Velocity
4 12 (5.63%) Middleware
4 12 (5.63%) Node.js
5 10 (4.69%) .NET Core
6 6 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (1.88%) LAMP
7 4 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.41%) Kafka
8 3 (1.41%) React
8 3 (1.41%) REST
8 3 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.41%) Spring
9 2 (0.94%) J2EE
9 2 (0.94%) Redux
10 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.47%) CSS
10 1 (0.47%) HTML
10 1 (0.47%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Fintech
2 18 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.98%) Public Cloud
4 13 (6.10%) Client/Server
4 13 (6.10%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.69%) Computer Science
8 9 (4.23%) Robotics
9 8 (3.76%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.88%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.88%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.41%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 113 (53.05%) Linux
2 41 (19.25%) Unix
3 37 (17.37%) Windows
4 10 (4.69%) CentOS
4 10 (4.69%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.82%) CoreOS
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.41%) AIX
8 3 (1.41%) Android
8 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.41%) Debian
8 3 (1.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 160 (75.12%) DevOps
3 43 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.37%) Configuration Management
5 36 (16.90%) Software Engineering
6 28 (13.15%) Open Source
6 28 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (10.33%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (9.39%) Risk Management
11 19 (8.92%) Capacity Management
11 19 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (7.98%) SDLC
14 16 (7.51%) High Availability
14 16 (7.51%) Strategic Thinking
14 16 (7.51%) Task Automation
15 14 (6.57%) Low Latency
16 13 (6.10%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 126 (59.15%) Python
2 94 (44.13%) Java
3 53 (24.88%) C++
4 47 (22.07%) Bash Shell
4 47 (22.07%) SQL
5 41 (19.25%) Perl
6 37 (17.37%) Go
7 36 (16.90%) Ruby
8 33 (15.49%) PowerShell
9 29 (13.62%) C
10 20 (9.39%) JavaScript
11 18 (8.45%) C#
12 10 (4.69%) Erlang
13 9 (4.23%) Shell Script
14 8 (3.76%) Scala
15 6 (2.82%) PHP
16 3 (1.41%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (4.69%) Degree
2 5 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) PMO
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (36.15%) Docker
2 14 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.41%) Ceph
4 3 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) KVM
5 1 (0.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 85 (39.91%) Ansible
2 78 (36.62%) Kubernetes
3 67 (31.46%) Puppet
4 63 (29.58%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (13.62%) Terraform
6 15 (7.04%) Grafana
7 13 (6.10%) Prometheus
8 12 (5.63%) Salt
9 8 (3.76%) Icinga
10 5 (2.35%) Kibana
11 4 (1.88%) Packer
12 3 (1.41%) Cacti
12 3 (1.41%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.41%) Nagios
13 2 (0.94%) Graphite
14 1 (0.47%) Mesos
14 1 (0.47%) Opsview
14 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (16.43%) Google
2 15 (7.04%) VMware
3 14 (6.57%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.63%) Oracle
5 11 (5.16%) SaltStack
6 8 (3.76%) Brocade
6 8 (3.76%) Citrix
6 8 (3.76%) Dell
7 7 (3.29%) Splunk
8 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.41%) Apple
9 3 (1.41%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.41%) NetApp
9 3 (1.41%) New Relic
9 3 (1.41%) SAP
9 3 (1.41%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.47%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.47%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.47%) Okta
10 1 (0.47%) Ubiquiti