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The median annual salary for a Site Reliability Engineer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

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)
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 524 408 431
Rank change year-on-year -116 +23 +159
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Reliability Engineer 369 208 215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.67% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 247 192 176
10th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
25th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £67,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% -2.94%
75th Percentile £105,000 £102,813 £98,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £113,250 £110,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 63,698 30,944 37,330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.84% 91.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33,558 24,091 30,753
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Site Reliability Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineer in London

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineer in London

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineer in London

Site Reliability Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -13 48 £105,000 +40.00% 10
South London -55 2 £62,500 -16.67%
West London -63 2 - - 4
East London - 1 £50,000 - 3
Site Reliability Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, Site Reliability Engineer job roles required 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 London region featuring Site Reliability Engineer in the job title.

1 369 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 298 (80.76%) DevOps
3 255 (69.11%) Python
4 232 (62.87%) AWS
5 231 (62.60%) Kubernetes
6 213 (57.72%) Terraform
7 187 (50.68%) Docker
8 169 (45.80%) CI/CD
9 133 (36.04%) Linux
10 121 (32.79%) Go
11 116 (31.44%) Infrastructure as Code
12 115 (31.17%) Ansible
13 107 (29.00%) GCP
14 105 (28.46%) Azure
15 103 (27.91%) Bash
16 102 (27.64%) Finance
17 98 (26.56%) Software Engineering
18 92 (24.93%) Grafana
19 90 (24.39%) Jenkins
20 85 (23.04%) Git (software)
20 85 (23.04%) Agile
21 80 (21.68%) Amazon EC2
22 73 (19.78%) Serverless
23 71 (19.24%) AWS Lambda
23 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
24 69 (18.70%) Java
24 69 (18.70%) Kafka
25 68 (18.43%) Prometheus
25 68 (18.43%) Observability
26 65 (17.62%) SaaS

Site Reliability Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 44 (11.92%) Confluence
2 19 (5.15%) nginx
3 12 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.98%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.90%) Apache
5 7 (1.90%) Apache Pulsar
6 6 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.27%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.27%) MTS
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 232 (62.87%) AWS
2 107 (29.00%) GCP
3 105 (28.46%) Azure
4 80 (21.68%) Amazon EC2
5 73 (19.78%) Serverless
6 71 (19.24%) AWS Lambda
7 65 (17.62%) SaaS
8 55 (14.91%) Amazon SQS
9 52 (14.09%) Amazon S3
10 44 (11.92%) IaaS
11 43 (11.65%) PaaS
12 42 (11.38%) Amazon EKS
13 36 (9.76%) Amazon ECS
13 36 (9.76%) AWS Fargate
13 36 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
13 36 (9.76%) Cloudflare
14 35 (9.49%) Kong
15 34 (9.21%) GitHub
16 25 (6.78%) Datadog
17 21 (5.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.84%) DNS
2 16 (4.34%) Network Security
3 14 (3.79%) Broadband
4 13 (3.52%) VLAN
5 8 (2.17%) AMQP
5 8 (2.17%) MQTT
6 6 (1.63%) DHCP
7 3 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.27%) Firewall
9 1 (0.27%) HTTP
9 1 (0.27%) Internet
9 1 (0.27%) SSH
9 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.09%) Amazon RDS
2 45 (12.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 44 (11.92%) MongoDB
4 41 (11.11%) MySQL
5 29 (7.86%) Big Data
6 19 (5.15%) Redis
7 18 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (4.61%) BigQuery
9 14 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.79%) SQL Server
10 12 (3.25%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (2.98%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.44%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.90%) Aerospike
13 7 (1.90%) ArangoDB
13 7 (1.90%) CockroachDB
13 7 (1.90%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.90%) Scylla
14 6 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 90 (24.39%) Jenkins
2 85 (23.04%) Git (software)
3 58 (15.72%) JIRA
4 28 (7.59%) GitLab
5 14 (3.79%) CircleCI
6 11 (2.98%) Artifactory
7 8 (2.17%) GoCD
8 6 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.63%) Subversion
9 5 (1.36%) Terragrunt
10 2 (0.54%) Cypress.io
10 2 (0.54%) Storybook
11 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.27%) fastlane
11 1 (0.27%) git-flow
11 1 (0.27%) Gradle
11 1 (0.27%) Maven
11 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 102 (27.64%) Finance
2 45 (12.20%) Social Skills
3 27 (7.32%) Tech for Good
4 24 (6.50%) Banking
5 14 (3.79%) Retail
6 11 (2.98%) Front Office
6 11 (2.98%) Games
7 10 (2.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 10 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.63%) Automotive
9 5 (1.36%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.08%) Marketing
11 3 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (0.81%) Publishing
12 2 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.54%) Aviation
12 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) International Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.70%) Kafka
2 18 (4.88%) Node.js
3 14 (3.79%) .NET
4 13 (3.52%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (3.25%) Velocity
6 11 (2.98%) GraphQL
6 11 (2.98%) React
7 9 (2.44%) Apache Flex
7 9 (2.44%) J2EE
7 9 (2.44%) WebSockets
8 7 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.63%) Apache NiFi
10 5 (1.36%) gRPC
10 5 (1.36%) Laravel
10 5 (1.36%) Parceljs
11 3 (0.81%) Lambda Expressions
12 2 (0.54%) Jest
12 2 (0.54%) React Native
12 2 (0.54%) Vue.js
12 2 (0.54%) Vuex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.01%) Public Cloud
2 30 (8.13%) Cloud Native
3 27 (7.32%) Educational Technology
4 13 (3.52%) Equities
4 13 (3.52%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.44%) Tandem
6 8 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.63%) Blog
9 5 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.36%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.54%) Clustering
11 2 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.27%) NVMe
Operating Systems
1 133 (36.04%) Linux
2 18 (4.88%) Unix
3 9 (2.44%) Windows
4 8 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.08%) CentOS
5 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.81%) Debian
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 298 (80.76%) DevOps
3 169 (45.80%) CI/CD
4 116 (31.44%) Infrastructure as Code
5 98 (26.56%) Software Engineering
6 85 (23.04%) Agile
7 68 (18.43%) Observability
8 64 (17.34%) Microservices
9 56 (15.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 43 (11.65%) Open Source
11 39 (10.57%) Fintech
12 33 (8.94%) Platform Engineering
12 33 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (7.86%) Collaborative Working
14 28 (7.59%) SDLC
14 28 (7.59%) Security Architecture
14 28 (7.59%) Service Design
14 28 (7.59%) Service-Level Objective
15 27 (7.32%) Test Automation
16 25 (6.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (69.11%) Python
2 121 (32.79%) Go
3 103 (27.91%) Bash
4 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
5 69 (18.70%) Java
6 62 (16.80%) SQL
7 37 (10.03%) PowerShell
8 27 (7.32%) C++
8 27 (7.32%) Rust
9 19 (5.15%) C#
10 18 (4.88%) C
11 17 (4.61%) Perl
12 15 (4.07%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.98%) Ruby
13 11 (2.98%) TypeScript
14 10 (2.71%) PHP
15 6 (1.63%) Groovy
16 4 (1.08%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.54%) R
17 2 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (3.79%) Degree
2 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.54%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.27%) OCP
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.17%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 187 (50.68%) Docker
2 16 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.63%) NFS
5 6 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.63%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 231 (62.60%) Kubernetes
2 213 (57.72%) Terraform
3 115 (31.17%) Ansible
4 92 (24.93%) Grafana
5 68 (18.43%) Prometheus
6 48 (13.01%) Istio
7 25 (6.78%) HAProxy
7 25 (6.78%) Puppet
8 20 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (2.98%) ZABBIX
10 8 (2.17%) Salt
11 7 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (1.90%) Graphite
12 6 (1.63%) Knative
12 6 (1.63%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.63%) Zipkin
13 4 (1.08%) Kibana
14 2 (0.54%) logstash
14 2 (0.54%) Nagios
14 2 (0.54%) Rancher
Vendors
1 56 (15.18%) New Relic
2 50 (13.55%) Splunk
3 42 (11.38%) ServiceNow
4 21 (5.69%) Google
5 20 (5.42%) AppDynamics
6 18 (4.88%) F5
7 11 (2.98%) Oracle
8 9 (2.44%) VMware
9 8 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.90%) PagerDuty
11 6 (1.63%) Confluent
11 6 (1.63%) IBM
12 3 (0.81%) Facebook
12 3 (0.81%) Refinitiv
12 3 (0.81%) Veracode
13 2 (0.54%) LexisNexis
13 2 (0.54%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.54%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.27%) Apple
14 1 (0.27%) Cisco