Period
to 20 April 2021

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

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 188 252
Rank change year-on-year +66 +64 +31
Permanent jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 69 35 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.84% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.78% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 9
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,375 £45,900
25th Percentile £46,875 £49,313 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £63,288 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.20% -6.24% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £76,290 £80,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £88,250 "
North West median annual salary £54,000 £66,715 £67,500
% change year-on-year -19.06% -1.16% +1.89%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,505 4,472 5,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.67% 94.03% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,978 3,608 4,685
10th Percentile £31,425 £30,000 £27,850
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% -

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineering in Manchester

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineering in Manchester

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in Manchester

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Bolton - 10 £41,250 -
Site Reliability Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering.

1 49 (71.01%) DevOps
2 39 (56.52%) Python
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (55.07%) Azure
4 34 (49.28%) Docker
4 34 (49.28%) Scrum
5 31 (44.93%) Ansible
6 30 (43.48%) AWS
7 27 (39.13%) Linux
8 24 (34.78%) Bash Shell
8 24 (34.78%) Microservices
9 23 (33.33%) Machine Learning
9 23 (33.33%) Unix
9 23 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 23 (33.33%) Data Science
9 23 (33.33%) DevSecOps
10 22 (31.88%) Cyber Intelligence
11 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
11 19 (27.54%) Confluence
11 19 (27.54%) JIRA
12 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 18 (26.09%) Infrastructure as Code
13 17 (24.64%) Task Automation
13 17 (24.64%) Kubernetes
13 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
14 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
15 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
15 15 (21.74%) Oracle
15 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
15 15 (21.74%) TDD

Site Reliability Engineering
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 19 (27.54%) Confluence
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 38 (55.07%) Azure
2 30 (43.48%) AWS
3 11 (15.94%) Azure Service Fabric
4 9 (13.04%) GCP
5 6 (8.70%) GitHub
6 5 (7.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (5.80%) PaaS
7 4 (5.80%) SaaS
7 4 (5.80%) Serverless
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
1 14 (20.29%) IPv4
1 14 (20.29%) OSPF
1 14 (20.29%) VLAN
1 14 (20.29%) VPN
2 7 (10.14%) DNS
3 6 (8.70%) DHCP
3 6 (8.70%) FTP
3 6 (8.70%) HTTP
3 6 (8.70%) IPsec
3 6 (8.70%) SNMP
3 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (11.59%) Big Data
4 5 (7.25%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) JIRA
2 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.29%) Subversion
3 11 (15.94%) JMeter
3 11 (15.94%) Katalon Studio
3 11 (15.94%) MSTest
3 11 (15.94%) Selenium
4 9 (13.04%) git-flow
4 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.70%) GitLab
6 6 (8.70%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.90%) Cypress.io
7 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (11.59%) Legal
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 24 (34.78%) Site Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 14 (20.29%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.35%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) AWS Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Web Services
2 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) .NET Core
3 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
3 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (15.94%) jQuery
3 11 (15.94%) RESTful
4 9 (13.04%) Kafka
5 5 (7.25%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (5.80%) Apache Flex
6 4 (5.80%) Node.js
7 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.90%) Enzyme
7 2 (2.90%) Jest
7 2 (2.90%) React
8 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Public Cloud
2 8 (11.59%) Cyberattack
3 6 (8.70%) Cloud Native
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) CentOS
3 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Windows
5 1 (1.45%) VMS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) DevOps
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) Scrum
4 24 (34.78%) Microservices
5 23 (33.33%) Data Science
5 23 (33.33%) DevSecOps
5 23 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 23 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 22 (31.88%) Cyber Intelligence
7 18 (26.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 17 (24.64%) Task Automation
9 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
10 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
10 15 (21.74%) TDD
11 14 (20.29%) ITIL
11 14 (20.29%) SDLC
11 14 (20.29%) Service Management
11 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
12 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
13 11 (15.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Python
2 24 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 14 (20.29%) Go
5 14 (20.29%) Java
6 12 (17.39%) C#
7 9 (13.04%) SQL
8 5 (7.25%) C
8 5 (7.25%) C++
9 4 (5.80%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) GIAC
1 14 (20.29%) RHCE
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (49.28%) Docker
2 14 (20.29%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (44.93%) Ansible
2 17 (24.64%) Kubernetes
3 14 (20.29%) Puppet
4 11 (15.94%) Prometheus
4 11 (15.94%) Terraform
5 6 (8.70%) Grafana
6 5 (7.25%) ZABBIX
7 4 (5.80%) Graphite
7 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
2 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.74%) Oracle
4 14 (20.29%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk