Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 125 142
Rank change year-on-year +47 +17 +64
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 55 71 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.72% 1.91% 1.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 17.36% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 53
Median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +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 220 409 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.89% 11.02% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 180 299 310
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +27 27 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Derbyshire +24 17 £50,000 - 4
Leicestershire +36 10 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Northamptonshire +17 1 £60,000 +23.08% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 52 (94.55%) Docker
2 27 (49.09%) Microservices
3 26 (47.27%) DevOps
4 24 (43.64%) AWS
5 23 (41.82%) Azure
6 20 (36.36%) .NET
7 18 (32.73%) SQL
7 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
8 16 (29.09%) .NET Core
8 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
8 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
9 15 (27.27%) Linux
9 15 (27.27%) Redis
10 14 (25.45%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (25.45%) OpenID
10 14 (25.45%) MIIS
10 14 (25.45%) Back Office
10 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
11 13 (23.64%) Python
12 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (20.00%) Google
14 10 (18.18%) Puppet
14 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (18.18%) GCP
14 10 (18.18%) Terraform
14 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
15 9 (16.36%) Fintech
15 9 (16.36%) Migration

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 (5.45%) IIS
1 3 (5.45%) Jupyter
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) AWS
2 23 (41.82%) Azure
3 10 (18.18%) GCP
4 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.45%) GitHub
5 3 (5.45%) Office 365
5 3 (5.45%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.64%) Power Automate
6 2 (3.64%) SaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.82%) G Suite
7 1 (1.82%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.82%) IaaS
7 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.82%) PaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Stackdriver
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) DNS
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) H.323
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) RTP
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VLAN
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.27%) Redis
3 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.82%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.82%) Power BI
6 1 (1.82%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) GitLab
2 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (25.45%) Back Office
2 7 (12.73%) Law
3 6 (10.91%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Automotive
5 2 (3.64%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Architect
2 15 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (25.45%) .NET Architect
3 14 (25.45%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 10 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (16.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Head of DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Head of Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
3 16 (29.09%) .NET Core
4 14 (25.45%) OpenID
4 14 (25.45%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (12.73%) Node.js
5 7 (12.73%) React
6 5 (9.09%) CSS
6 5 (9.09%) Spring
6 5 (9.09%) Spring Boot
6 5 (9.09%) Web Services
7 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
7 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.27%) J2EE
7 4 (7.27%) Java EE
7 4 (7.27%) JPA
7 4 (7.27%) Kafka
7 4 (7.27%) Spring Cloud
8 3 (5.45%) HTML
9 2 (3.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) PlayStation
2 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Debian
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Microservices
2 26 (47.27%) DevOps
3 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (16.36%) Fintech
7 9 (16.36%) Migration
8 7 (12.73%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (12.73%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (12.73%) Scrum
9 6 (10.91%) MVC
9 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.45%) Analytics
11 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.45%) Decision-Making
11 3 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 2 (3.64%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) Python
3 8 (14.55%) Go
3 8 (14.55%) Java
4 7 (12.73%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) HND
3 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 52 (94.55%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) VirtualBox
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Gluster
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) MIIS
2 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (18.18%) Puppet
2 10 (18.18%) Terraform
3 5 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (5.45%) Nagios
4 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.64%) Marathon
5 2 (3.64%) Mesos
6 1 (1.82%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.82%) Istio
6 1 (1.82%) Rancher
6 1 (1.82%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Google
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Sonatype
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.82%) Avaya
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) Mitel
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) Sun