Period
to 25 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 108 171
Rank change year-on-year +49 +63 +150
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 78 190 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.04% 2.70% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.00% 21.21% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 169 149
Median annual salary £51,250 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.82% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £39,944
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +6.06% -2.22%

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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 260 896 1,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.46% 12.71% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 215 676 828
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +76 29 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Essex +35 20 £47,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire +4 20 £55,000 -4.35% 15
Suffolk +11 7 £90,000 +71.43%
Norfolk +18 2 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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 of England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 73 (93.59%) Docker
2 45 (57.69%) Azure
3 38 (48.72%) Jenkins
3 38 (48.72%) DevOps
4 36 (46.15%) Linux
4 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (43.59%) SQL
6 31 (39.74%) Git (software)
7 28 (35.90%) Python
8 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 24 (30.77%) Ansible
8 24 (30.77%) AWS
9 23 (29.49%) Bash Shell
10 20 (25.64%) GitLab
10 20 (25.64%) Terraform
10 20 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (24.36%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (23.08%) C#
13 17 (21.79%) JIRA
13 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
13 17 (21.79%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (20.51%) Puppet
14 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
14 16 (20.51%) .NET
15 15 (19.23%) Windows
15 15 (19.23%) TeamCity
15 15 (19.23%) Confluence
15 15 (19.23%) Travis CI
16 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (17.95%) OpenShift

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (24.36%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (19.23%) Confluence
3 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (10.26%) Apache
6 7 (8.97%) Apache Spark
7 4 (5.13%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.85%) nginx
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Pulsar
9 1 (1.28%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 45 (57.69%) Azure
2 24 (30.77%) AWS
3 14 (17.95%) OpenShift
4 12 (15.38%) CloudBees
5 11 (14.10%) GCP
6 5 (6.41%) Serverless
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (3.85%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (1.28%) Datadog
10 1 (1.28%) GitHub
10 1 (1.28%) Kong
10 1 (1.28%) Loggly
10 1 (1.28%) Office 365
10 1 (1.28%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) Skype
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) NoSQL
3 13 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 12 (15.38%) MySQL
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (12.82%) Redis
6 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 8 (10.26%) MariaDB
7 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (8.97%) Big Data
9 6 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (7.69%) Apache Ignite
9 6 (7.69%) CouchDB
9 6 (7.69%) Flink
10 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (1.28%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 38 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 31 (39.74%) Git (software)
3 20 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (25.64%) GitLab
4 17 (21.79%) JIRA
5 15 (19.23%) TeamCity
5 15 (19.23%) Travis CI
6 7 (8.97%) CircleCI
6 7 (8.97%) Selenium
7 5 (6.41%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.56%) Mocha
9 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.28%) Buildbot
10 1 (1.28%) Flyway
10 1 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.28%) Protractor
10 1 (1.28%) Spinnaker
10 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 9 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Head of DevOps
7 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Developer in Test
8 4 (5.13%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (3.85%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) Junior
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Python Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) Web Services
3 12 (15.38%) .NET Core
4 11 (14.10%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (14.10%) Node.js
5 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.54%) Jinja
6 7 (8.97%) React
6 7 (8.97%) Spring
7 5 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (5.13%) CSS
8 4 (5.13%) HTML
8 4 (5.13%) Spring Boot
9 3 (3.85%) Django
9 3 (3.85%) REST
10 2 (2.56%) Apache Camel
10 2 (2.56%) Express
10 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.56%) Java EE
10 2 (2.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.15%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Windows
3 12 (15.38%) CentOS
4 11 (14.10%) Debian
4 11 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) Unix
6 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) DevOps
2 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (15.38%) Document Management
5 11 (14.10%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.82%) Microservices
7 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.54%) Machine Learning
7 9 (11.54%) Scrum
7 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (8.97%) Open Source
10 6 (7.69%) Functional Programming
11 5 (6.41%) Bioinformatics
11 5 (6.41%) Kanban
11 5 (6.41%) Manual Testing
11 5 (6.41%) SDET
11 5 (6.41%) SDLC
11 5 (6.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) SQL
2 28 (35.90%) Python
3 23 (29.49%) Bash Shell
4 18 (23.08%) C#
5 11 (14.10%) Java
6 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.54%) Rust
7 7 (8.97%) Clojure
7 7 (8.97%) F#
7 7 (8.97%) Haskell
7 7 (8.97%) Scala
8 5 (6.41%) C++
8 5 (6.41%) Go
8 5 (6.41%) Java 8
8 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.13%) Elixir
10 3 (3.85%) Erlang
10 3 (3.85%) Kotlin
10 3 (3.85%) OCaml
10 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
1 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
1 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) CCSP
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 73 (93.59%) Docker
2 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.54%) VirtualBox
5 8 (10.26%) Xen
6 3 (3.85%) iptables
7 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) Ansible
2 20 (25.64%) Terraform
3 17 (21.79%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (20.51%) Puppet
5 9 (11.54%) Kibana
6 8 (10.26%) logstash
7 2 (2.56%) Grafana
7 2 (2.56%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.28%) Bareos
8 1 (1.28%) Graylog
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.28%) Nagios
8 1 (1.28%) Opsgenie
8 1 (1.28%) StatsD
8 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) IBM
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco
4 4 (5.13%) New Relic
5 3 (3.85%) Juniper
5 3 (3.85%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.56%) Pega
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.56%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.56%) WSO2
7 1 (1.28%) Apple
7 1 (1.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) Zend