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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 78 88
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 157 99 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.72% 3.24% 2.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.84% 25.98% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 99 58 29
10th Percentile £48,500 £40,358 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,625 £45,625 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.39% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,563 £61,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £66,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -

Kubernetes is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 438 381 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.16% 12.46% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 281 274 148
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - +3.62%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,375 £73,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Nottinghamshire +2 65 £66,250 +10.42% 12
Rutland - 19 £70,000 -
Leicestershire -30 18 £60,000 -11.11% 7
Northamptonshire +11 17 £66,250 +1.92% 1
Derbyshire -8 14 £62,500 +19.05% 4
Lincolnshire +6 1 £55,000 -42.11% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing Kubernetes 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 121 (77.07%) Docker
2 97 (61.78%) DevOps
3 88 (56.05%) Azure
4 87 (55.41%) AWS
5 84 (53.50%) Agile
6 80 (50.96%) Python
7 78 (49.68%) Terraform
8 66 (42.04%) Linux
9 59 (37.58%) Software Engineering
10 53 (33.76%) Azure DevOps
11 52 (33.12%) CI/CD
12 47 (29.94%) Java
13 44 (28.03%) Finance
13 44 (28.03%) Microservices
14 42 (26.75%) PowerShell
15 40 (25.48%) SQL
16 36 (22.93%) RESTful
16 36 (22.93%) Containerisation
17 34 (21.66%) Ansible
17 34 (21.66%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
19 32 (20.38%) .NET
19 32 (20.38%) Jenkins
19 32 (20.38%) Bash
20 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
20 31 (19.75%) Infrastructure as Code
21 30 (19.11%) GCP
21 30 (19.11%) Test Automation
22 28 (17.83%) Site Reliability Engineering

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 21 (13.38%) OpenStack
2 14 (8.92%) Confluence
3 9 (5.73%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.10%) JBoss
4 8 (5.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.55%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.55%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.91%) Apache
7 2 (1.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.64%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 88 (56.05%) Azure
2 87 (55.41%) AWS
3 53 (33.76%) Azure DevOps
4 30 (19.11%) GCP
5 20 (12.74%) Serverless
6 19 (12.10%) Amazon EKS
7 18 (11.46%) OpenShift
8 17 (10.83%) Azure AKS
9 13 (8.28%) Datadog
9 13 (8.28%) SaaS
10 12 (7.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (6.37%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (6.37%) GitHub
12 9 (5.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (5.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 8 (5.10%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (5.10%) Cloud Functions
14 7 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (4.46%) GitHub Actions
15 6 (3.82%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) Internet
2 14 (8.92%) WAN
3 10 (6.37%) 5G
3 10 (6.37%) DNS
4 9 (5.73%) HTTP
4 9 (5.73%) SD-WAN
4 9 (5.73%) SMTP
4 9 (5.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.18%) LAN
6 4 (2.55%) Firewall
7 1 (0.64%) VoIP
7 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.65%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (13.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.83%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.64%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.91%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.91%) Cloud Spanner
8 3 (1.91%) Flink
8 3 (1.91%) MySQL
9 2 (1.27%) Redis
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.64%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.64%) DynamoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.64%) GIS
10 1 (0.64%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 32 (20.38%) Jenkins
2 24 (15.29%) JIRA
3 17 (10.83%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.10%) CircleCI
4 8 (5.10%) GitLab
5 7 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.18%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.18%) git-flow
6 5 (3.18%) JMeter
6 5 (3.18%) Subversion
7 4 (2.55%) Ant
7 4 (2.55%) Gradle
7 4 (2.55%) JUnit
7 4 (2.55%) Maven
7 4 (2.55%) Mockito
8 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.27%) Selenium
10 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (28.03%) Finance
2 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (14.65%) Retail
4 19 (12.10%) Social Skills
5 13 (8.28%) Presentation Skills
5 13 (8.28%) Public Sector
6 9 (5.73%) Aerospace
6 9 (5.73%) Law
7 8 (5.10%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.18%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (2.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (1.91%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.27%) Back Office
11 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.64%) Banking
12 1 (0.64%) Legal
12 1 (0.64%) Marketing
12 1 (0.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 45 (28.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.83%) Azure Engineer
2 28 (17.83%) Developer
3 24 (15.29%) AWS Engineer
4 21 (13.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 20 (12.74%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (12.74%) Software Engineer
6 19 (12.10%) AWS DevOps
7 17 (10.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Cloud Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Cloud Software Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Site Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) GCP Engineer
13 6 (3.82%) Cloud Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.93%) RESTful
2 32 (20.38%) .NET
3 27 (17.20%) REST
4 21 (13.38%) Kafka
5 16 (10.19%) Node.js
6 15 (9.55%) Spring
7 14 (8.92%) XML
8 13 (8.28%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (8.28%) React
9 10 (6.37%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.73%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (5.73%) gRPC
10 9 (5.73%) JSON
10 9 (5.73%) LAPP Stack
10 9 (5.73%) Spring Boot
10 9 (5.73%) Web Services
10 9 (5.73%) YAML
11 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.82%) Java EE
12 5 (3.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.73%) Satnav
3 9 (5.73%) Tandem
4 8 (5.10%) Cloud Native
4 8 (5.10%) Life Science
5 7 (4.46%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.46%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.18%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.55%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.91%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.27%) User Experience
11 1 (0.64%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.04%) Linux
2 16 (10.19%) Windows
3 15 (9.55%) Unix
4 8 (5.10%) CentOS
4 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.18%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (61.78%) DevOps
2 84 (53.50%) Agile
3 59 (37.58%) Software Engineering
4 52 (33.12%) CI/CD
5 44 (28.03%) Microservices
6 36 (22.93%) Containerisation
7 34 (21.66%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (19.75%) Infrastructure as Code
9 30 (19.11%) Test Automation
10 28 (17.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 25 (15.92%) Platform Engineering
12 24 (15.29%) Mentoring
13 23 (14.65%) SDLC
14 22 (14.01%) Open Source
15 20 (12.74%) API Design
15 20 (12.74%) Configuration Management
15 20 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 17 (10.83%) Collaborative Working
16 17 (10.83%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 80 (50.96%) Python
2 47 (29.94%) Java
3 42 (26.75%) PowerShell
4 40 (25.48%) SQL
5 32 (20.38%) Bash
6 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
7 23 (14.65%) C#
8 20 (12.74%) Go
9 14 (8.92%) Ruby
10 12 (7.64%) C++
11 9 (5.73%) PHP
12 8 (5.10%) Bicep
13 6 (3.82%) Groovy
14 4 (2.55%) Perl
14 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.55%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.27%) Scala
16 1 (0.64%) C
16 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (17.20%) Degree
2 13 (8.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.37%) AWS Certification
3 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.27%) NIST
3 2 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (77.07%) Docker
2 8 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 78 (49.68%) Terraform
2 34 (21.66%) Ansible
3 12 (7.64%) Puppet
4 11 (7.01%) Grafana
5 8 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.46%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (4.46%) Packer
7 5 (3.18%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.55%) Kibana
9 3 (1.91%) Istio
10 1 (0.64%) Argo
10 1 (0.64%) Mesos
10 1 (0.64%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 33 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.83%) Google
3 11 (7.01%) Oracle
4 9 (5.73%) Rackspace
4 9 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.10%) Splunk
6 6 (3.82%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.82%) Dynatrace
7 5 (3.18%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) Red Box
9 1 (0.64%) Databricks
9 1 (0.64%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.64%) New Relic
9 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.64%) Refinitiv
9 1 (0.64%) Reuters
9 1 (0.64%) Veracode