Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Site Reliability Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 196 261
Rank change year-on-year +34 +65 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Site Reliability Engineer 27 27 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.72% 0.57% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.59% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 4
10th Percentile £51,400 £47,500 £44,250
25th Percentile £53,125 £49,313 £54,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £63,288 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year -1.25% -4.47% +26.19%
75th Percentile £73,750 £81,250 £71,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £94,250 £75,250
North West median annual salary £60,000 £66,715 £66,250
% change year-on-year -10.07% +0.70% +33.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,588 4,568 6,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.05% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,090 3,702 4,920
10th Percentile £31,180 £28,946 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Site Reliability Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineer in Manchester

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineer in Manchester

Site Reliability Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Site Reliability Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 Manchester region featuring Site Reliability Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 18 (66.67%) Python
3 15 (55.56%) AWS
4 14 (51.85%) DevOps
5 13 (48.15%) Go
6 11 (40.74%) Ansible
6 11 (40.74%) Docker
6 11 (40.74%) Prometheus
7 10 (37.04%) Kubernetes
7 10 (37.04%) Azure
8 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 9 (33.33%) GCP
8 9 (33.33%) Unix
9 8 (29.63%) Terraform
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) DNS
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) IPsec
11 6 (22.22%) Java
11 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) FTP
11 6 (22.22%) HTTP
11 6 (22.22%) SNMP
11 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (22.22%) GitLab
11 6 (22.22%) Procedural Programming
11 6 (22.22%) GitHub
11 6 (22.22%) Cloud Native
11 6 (22.22%) Grafana

Site Reliability Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Azure
3 9 (33.33%) GCP
4 6 (22.22%) GitHub
5 5 (18.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
2 6 (22.22%) FTP
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) IPsec
2 6 (22.22%) SNMP
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Redis
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) GitLab
1 6 (22.22%) SonarQube
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Flex
1 4 (14.81%) Kafka
1 4 (14.81%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cloud Native
2 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) VMS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 14 (51.85%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Procedural Programming
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Backlog Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Task Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Microservices
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Go
3 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
1 11 (40.74%) Prometheus
2 10 (37.04%) Kubernetes
3 8 (29.63%) Terraform
4 6 (22.22%) Grafana
5 5 (18.52%) ZABBIX
6 4 (14.81%) Graphite
6 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Google
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Splunk