Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 110 143
Rank change year-on-year +29 +33 +51
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 76 64 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.89% 1.99% 1.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.36% 16.45% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 57 52 53
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £40,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -12.50% +20.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,250 £78,250 "
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 312 389 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.87% 12.10% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 263 300 283
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 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
Nottinghamshire +16 38 £55,000 -4.35% 10
Derbyshire +14 18 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +21 17 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Northamptonshire +10 3 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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 65 (85.53%) Docker
2 45 (59.21%) DevOps
3 40 (52.63%) Azure
4 32 (42.11%) Microservices
5 30 (39.47%) AWS
6 28 (36.84%) Python
7 24 (31.58%) .NET
8 22 (28.95%) Terraform
9 21 (27.63%) .NET Core
10 20 (26.32%) Ansible
11 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (23.68%) .NET Framework
13 17 (22.37%) Node.js
14 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
14 16 (21.05%) Linux
15 15 (19.74%) Google
15 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
16 14 (18.42%) GCP
16 14 (18.42%) Puppet
16 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
16 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
16 14 (18.42%) SQL
17 13 (17.11%) C#
17 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
17 13 (17.11%) RabbitMQ
18 12 (15.79%) Redis
18 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
18 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
18 12 (15.79%) Law

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 3 (3.95%) Confluence
1 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.95%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 40 (52.63%) Azure
2 30 (39.47%) AWS
3 14 (18.42%) GCP
4 5 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.58%) GitHub
4 5 (6.58%) Serverless
5 4 (5.26%) IaaS
6 3 (3.95%) PaaS
7 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.63%) Azure Functions
7 2 (2.63%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.32%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.32%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.32%) SaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Stackdriver
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) DNS
1 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) H.323
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) RTP
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) VLAN
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) MongoDB
2 12 (15.79%) Redis
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.63%) Power BI
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Looker
5 1 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.32%) QlikView
5 1 (1.32%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) JIRA
3 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.95%) GitLab
5 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.32%) JUnit
6 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (15.79%) Law
2 10 (13.16%) Back Office
3 6 (7.89%) Automotive
3 6 (7.89%) Finance
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (13.16%) .NET Architect
4 10 (13.16%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.84%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Developer
6 7 (9.21%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (9.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (6.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Head of DevOps
8 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Junior
8 4 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
2 21 (27.63%) .NET Core
3 18 (23.68%) .NET Framework
4 17 (22.37%) Node.js
5 13 (17.11%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (13.16%) OpenID
7 8 (10.53%) React
8 7 (9.21%) Web Services
9 6 (7.89%) Entity Framework
9 6 (7.89%) Kafka
9 6 (7.89%) Spring
9 6 (7.89%) Spring Boot
10 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.26%) J2EE
10 4 (5.26%) Java EE
10 4 (5.26%) JPA
10 4 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
11 3 (3.95%) SOAP
12 2 (2.63%) Ajax
12 2 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
1 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
1 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Debian
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) DevOps
2 32 (42.11%) Microservices
3 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure as Code
6 11 (14.47%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (14.47%) Fintech
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (11.84%) MVC
9 8 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.21%) Scrum
11 6 (7.89%) Migration
11 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.58%) Open Source
12 5 (6.58%) Project Delivery
12 5 (6.58%) SOA
13 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) Python
2 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
2 14 (18.42%) SQL
3 13 (17.11%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) Go
4 11 (14.47%) Java
5 10 (13.16%) Ruby
6 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.58%) Groovy
8 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) VB
9 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.63%) VB6
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) PhD
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 65 (85.53%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) Gluster
4 1 (1.32%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) Terraform
2 20 (26.32%) Ansible
3 15 (19.74%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (18.42%) Puppet
5 10 (13.16%) MIIS
6 3 (3.95%) Nagios
6 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.32%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.32%) Marathon
7 1 (1.32%) Mesos
7 1 (1.32%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Google
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) Sonatype
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) Splunk
5 2 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) Mitel
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.32%) Teradata