Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 243 212 383
Rank change year-on-year -31 +171 +162
Permanent jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 746 330 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.53% 1.63% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.73% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 503 301 362
10th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
25th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £64,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +18.52%
75th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £97,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £120,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 46,546 19,038 52,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.46% 94.12% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30,237 15,880 42,549
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Site Reliability Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineering in London

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineering in London

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in London

Site Reliability Engineering
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 Engineering within the London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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
Central London -49 100 £85,000 +13.33% 48
West London -26 38 £52,500 - 17
South London +3 33 £66,250 -22.06% 4
East London -9 6 £75,000 -3.23% 6
Site Reliability Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 London region with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering.

1 563 (75.47%) DevOps
2 501 (67.16%) AWS
3 436 (58.45%) Kubernetes
4 425 (56.97%) Python
5 416 (55.76%) Terraform
6 365 (48.93%) Docker
7 278 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
8 268 (35.92%) Java
9 267 (35.79%) Infrastructure as Code
10 243 (32.57%) Azure
11 239 (32.04%) Linux
12 218 (29.22%) Finance
13 214 (28.69%) Microservices
14 203 (27.21%) Serverless
15 193 (25.87%) GCP
16 191 (25.60%) Ansible
17 168 (22.52%) Jenkins
18 167 (22.39%) Prometheus
19 166 (22.25%) Go
19 166 (22.25%) Software Engineering
20 152 (20.38%) Grafana
21 151 (20.24%) GitLab
22 139 (18.63%) Social Skills
23 135 (18.10%) Observability
24 132 (17.69%) Bash Shell
25 129 (17.29%) Configuration Management
26 126 (16.89%) Deployment Automation
27 124 (16.62%) Puppet
28 117 (15.68%) Amazon ECS
29 106 (14.21%) Web Services

Site Reliability Engineering
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 43 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (2.14%) Confluence
2 16 (2.14%) nginx
3 14 (1.88%) Apache Pulsar
4 10 (1.34%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.07%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.80%) Apache
6 6 (0.80%) Drupal
6 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.80%) WordPress
7 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.54%) JBoss
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Traefik
10 1 (0.13%) GemFire
10 1 (0.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.67%) Fireworks
1 5 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 501 (67.16%) AWS
2 243 (32.57%) Azure
3 203 (27.21%) Serverless
4 193 (25.87%) GCP
5 117 (15.68%) Amazon ECS
6 78 (10.46%) SaaS
7 71 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
8 67 (8.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 63 (8.45%) GitHub
10 41 (5.50%) PaaS
11 38 (5.09%) Amazon EKS
12 37 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (4.56%) Amazon SQS
14 31 (4.16%) AWS Fargate
15 28 (3.75%) Amazon S3
16 26 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 24 (3.22%) IaaS
18 22 (2.95%) OpenShift
19 16 (2.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.76%) TCP/IP
2 37 (4.96%) Firewall
3 26 (3.49%) VPN
4 18 (2.41%) Internet
5 16 (2.14%) DNS
6 8 (1.07%) SAN
7 7 (0.94%) Broadband
7 7 (0.94%) Network Security
7 7 (0.94%) SD-WAN
7 7 (0.94%) VSAN
8 5 (0.67%) HTTP
8 5 (0.67%) IPsec
9 4 (0.54%) SMTP
9 4 (0.54%) SSH
10 3 (0.40%) AMQP
10 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.27%) IMAP
12 1 (0.13%) SSL
12 1 (0.13%) VLAN
12 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.71%) Redis
2 61 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 58 (7.77%) Big Data
4 48 (6.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 47 (6.30%) MySQL
6 46 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.74%) SQL Server
12 12 (1.61%) OLTP
13 11 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
14 10 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.07%) Apache Accumulo
15 8 (1.07%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.94%) BigQuery
17 6 (0.80%) InfluxDB
17 6 (0.80%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 168 (22.52%) Jenkins
2 151 (20.24%) GitLab
3 92 (12.33%) Git (software)
4 86 (11.53%) Artifactory
5 65 (8.71%) JIRA
6 30 (4.02%) Cypress.io
7 25 (3.35%) TeamCity
8 23 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 16 (2.14%) Gatling
9 16 (2.14%) JUnit
10 15 (2.01%) GoCD
10 15 (2.01%) JMeter
11 14 (1.88%) SoapUI
11 14 (1.88%) TestNG
12 13 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.47%) Bitbucket
13 11 (1.47%) Selenium
14 10 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (1.34%) Subversion
General
1 218 (29.22%) Finance
2 139 (18.63%) Social Skills
3 36 (4.83%) Banking
4 22 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.55%) Legal
5 19 (2.55%) Retail
6 16 (2.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 15 (2.01%) Games
8 14 (1.88%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (1.61%) Advertising
10 11 (1.47%) Public Speaking
11 10 (1.34%) Billing
11 10 (1.34%) Marketing
12 9 (1.21%) Public Sector
13 7 (0.94%) International Banking
13 7 (0.94%) Law
14 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.54%) Publishing
15 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 304 (40.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 251 (33.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 247 (33.11%) Site Engineer
4 93 (12.47%) AWS Engineer
5 84 (11.26%) Senior DevOps
5 84 (11.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 66 (8.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 64 (8.58%) Software Engineer
8 58 (7.77%) AWS DevOps
9 57 (7.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 36 (4.83%) Senior Software Engineer
11 31 (4.16%) Developer
12 29 (3.89%) Python Engineer
13 28 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
14 27 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (3.49%) Azure Engineer
15 26 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
16 25 (3.35%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 20 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 19 (2.55%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (14.21%) Web Services
2 73 (9.79%) Kafka
3 65 (8.71%) Node.js
4 63 (8.45%) React
5 56 (7.51%) GraphQL
6 47 (6.30%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (5.36%) .NET
8 39 (5.23%) REST
9 25 (3.35%) Spring
10 23 (3.08%) gRPC
10 23 (3.08%) Velocity
11 20 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (2.55%) Laravel
12 19 (2.55%) Spring Boot
13 17 (2.28%) CSS
14 16 (2.14%) Jest
15 15 (2.01%) Redux
16 14 (1.88%) Apollo GraphQL
16 14 (1.88%) Middleware
16 14 (1.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (8.04%) Cloud Native
3 42 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 38 (5.09%) User Experience
5 32 (4.29%) Virtual Team
6 27 (3.62%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.95%) Legacy Systems
8 20 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
9 18 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 18 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (2.28%) Hedge funds
11 15 (2.01%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.74%) Cyberattack
13 10 (1.34%) Equities
14 8 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.94%) Social Media
16 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
17 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 239 (32.04%) Linux
2 98 (13.14%) Windows
3 78 (10.46%) Unix
4 25 (3.35%) Ubuntu
5 16 (2.14%) CentOS
5 16 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.07%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.67%) Android
7 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.54%) Debian
9 3 (0.40%) Solaris
9 3 (0.40%) SUSE
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (75.47%) DevOps
2 278 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (35.79%) Infrastructure as Code
4 214 (28.69%) Microservices
5 166 (22.25%) Software Engineering
6 135 (18.10%) Observability
7 129 (17.29%) Configuration Management
8 126 (16.89%) Deployment Automation
9 103 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
10 91 (12.20%) Mentoring
11 88 (11.80%) Analytics
12 86 (11.53%) Asset Management
13 83 (11.13%) Coaching
13 83 (11.13%) Fintech
14 82 (10.99%) Test Automation
15 81 (10.86%) Software Deployment
16 71 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
17 68 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 64 (8.58%) Systems Engineering
19 57 (7.64%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 425 (56.97%) Python
2 268 (35.92%) Java
3 166 (22.25%) Go
4 132 (17.69%) Bash Shell
5 93 (12.47%) JavaScript
6 72 (9.65%) SQL
7 62 (8.31%) PowerShell
8 61 (8.18%) C#
9 56 (7.51%) Ruby
10 54 (7.24%) PHP
11 38 (5.09%) TypeScript
12 26 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 24 (3.22%) Rust
14 23 (3.08%) C++
15 12 (1.61%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.61%) Perl
16 10 (1.34%) C
17 6 (0.80%) R
18 5 (0.67%) Scala
19 4 (0.54%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 41 (5.50%) Degree
2 11 (1.47%) Master's Degree
3 7 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.54%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.54%) HND
5 4 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) MBA
7 1 (0.13%) CCNP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CWAP
7 1 (0.13%) CWDP
7 1 (0.13%) CWNA
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) OCP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.42%) QA
2 11 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) GDPR
3 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.13%) GRC
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 365 (48.93%) Docker
2 20 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.47%) Ceph
4 11 (1.47%) ISA Server
5 9 (1.21%) LXC
5 9 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.94%) KVM
7 5 (0.67%) NFS
7 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.40%) Xen
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.27%) vSphere
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 436 (58.45%) Kubernetes
2 416 (55.76%) Terraform
3 191 (25.60%) Ansible
4 167 (22.39%) Prometheus
5 152 (20.38%) Grafana
6 124 (16.62%) Puppet
7 70 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (4.02%) Mesos
9 25 (3.35%) Nagios
10 24 (3.22%) Salt
11 15 (2.01%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.21%) Istio
13 8 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.94%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.67%) Graylog
15 5 (0.67%) Icinga
15 5 (0.67%) Packer
15 5 (0.67%) Pingdom
15 5 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.54%) Rancher
Vendors
1 73 (9.79%) Google
2 33 (4.42%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.42%) Splunk
3 27 (3.62%) VMware
4 22 (2.95%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.55%) AppDynamics
6 17 (2.28%) SAP
7 16 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.88%) LexisNexis
9 13 (1.74%) Dynatrace
9 13 (1.74%) Oracle
10 12 (1.61%) IBM
10 12 (1.61%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.47%) New Relic
11 11 (1.47%) SaltStack
12 7 (0.94%) Dell
13 6 (0.80%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.80%) PagerDuty
13 6 (0.80%) SendGrid
13 6 (0.80%) Stackify