Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 189 333
Rank change year-on-year +78 +144 +25
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 194 180 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.69% 1.58% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.70% 15.42% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 166 131 27
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,720 £48,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%

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 894 1,167 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.38% 10.25% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 679 823 623
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +68 86 £57,500 +9.52% 43
Hertfordshire +8 46 £55,000 -8.33% 16
Suffolk +41 23 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Essex +37 14 £45,591 - 4
Bedfordshire +20 14 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Norfolk +9 11 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 146 (75.26%) Docker
2 116 (59.79%) AWS
3 114 (58.76%) Linux
4 113 (58.25%) DevOps
5 104 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (52.58%) Python
7 81 (41.75%) Ansible
8 76 (39.18%) Azure
9 73 (37.63%) Terraform
10 63 (32.47%) GCP
11 60 (30.93%) Test Automation
12 52 (26.80%) Java
12 52 (26.80%) Microservices
13 51 (26.29%) Puppet
13 51 (26.29%) Software Engineering
14 47 (24.23%) CentOS
14 47 (24.23%) JavaScript
15 44 (22.68%) Git (software)
16 43 (22.16%) Infrastructure as Code
17 41 (21.13%) SQL
18 40 (20.62%) Kafka
19 39 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
20 38 (19.59%) Jenkins
21 36 (18.56%) Computer Science
22 35 (18.04%) C#
22 35 (18.04%) Windows
22 35 (18.04%) Open Source
22 35 (18.04%) React
23 34 (17.53%) OpenStack
23 34 (17.53%) Elasticsearch

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 34 (17.53%) Elasticsearch
1 34 (17.53%) OpenStack
2 30 (15.46%) nginx
3 21 (10.82%) Apache
4 17 (8.76%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (6.70%) CloudStack
6 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.61%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.52%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 116 (59.79%) AWS
2 76 (39.18%) Azure
3 63 (32.47%) GCP
4 22 (11.34%) OpenShift
5 20 (10.31%) SaaS
6 16 (8.25%) GitHub
7 15 (7.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (7.73%) Heroku
8 14 (7.22%) PaaS
9 13 (6.70%) DigitalOcean
9 13 (6.70%) IaaS
10 11 (5.67%) Office 365
10 11 (5.67%) OneDrive
11 10 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (5.15%) Serverless
12 4 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
13 3 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (1.55%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (1.03%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.82%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.22%) DNS
2 14 (7.22%) VPN
3 13 (6.70%) DHCP
4 12 (6.19%) HTTP
4 12 (6.19%) SSL
4 12 (6.19%) VRRP
5 11 (5.67%) BIG-IP
5 11 (5.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (5.67%) FabricPath
5 11 (5.67%) VLAN
6 10 (5.15%) Firewall
7 7 (3.61%) HTTPS
8 6 (3.09%) Internet
9 5 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.03%) SNMP
11 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 27 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 23 (11.86%) MySQL
3 23 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.22%) Big Data
5 14 (7.22%) Redis
5 14 (7.22%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (5.67%) Amazon Athena
8 8 (4.12%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.09%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.58%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.03%) ArangoDB
11 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.52%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.52%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 38 (19.59%) Jenkins
3 30 (15.46%) JIRA
4 16 (8.25%) Gradle
4 16 (8.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (6.70%) JUnit
5 13 (6.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (6.19%) Cucumber
6 12 (6.19%) Mercurial
6 12 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (5.67%) GitLab
7 11 (5.67%) JMeter
8 10 (5.15%) Selenium
8 10 (5.15%) TestNG
9 9 (4.64%) Bitbucket
9 9 (4.64%) git-flow
10 6 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.06%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.03%) Apache Archiva
12 2 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 22 (11.34%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Games
2 9 (4.64%) Public Sector
3 8 (4.12%) Electronics
4 7 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.61%) Retail
4 7 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (23.71%) Developer
2 43 (22.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.34%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (11.34%) Software Engineer
4 21 (10.82%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (7.73%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.70%) Architect
7 13 (6.70%) Junior
8 12 (6.19%) Technical Leader
9 11 (5.67%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (5.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Platform Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.64%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (4.64%) Junior Software Engineer
11 9 (4.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 8 (4.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.62%) Kafka
2 35 (18.04%) React
3 31 (15.98%) AngularJS
4 29 (14.95%) .NET
5 27 (13.92%) Node.js
6 25 (12.89%) CSS
6 25 (12.89%) HTML
7 18 (9.28%) Elastic Stack
8 17 (8.76%) LEMP Stack
9 16 (8.25%) RESTful
10 15 (7.73%) JSON
10 15 (7.73%) Spring
11 14 (7.22%) .NET Core
11 14 (7.22%) ASP.NET
12 13 (6.70%) REST
13 12 (6.19%) Vue.js
14 10 (5.15%) jOOQ
15 7 (3.61%) CSS3
15 7 (3.61%) GraphQL
15 7 (3.61%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Renewable Energy
2 16 (8.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (7.73%) PKI
4 12 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.64%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.64%) Private Cloud
7 8 (4.12%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.09%) Blog
9 5 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.06%) User Experience
11 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (1.03%) Cyberattack
12 2 (1.03%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 114 (58.76%) Linux
2 47 (24.23%) CentOS
3 35 (18.04%) Windows
4 31 (15.98%) Ubuntu
5 29 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.70%) Solaris
7 13 (6.70%) Windows Server
8 12 (6.19%) SUSE
9 9 (4.64%) Android
10 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.58%) Unix
12 3 (1.55%) Fedora
13 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.52%) Debian
13 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (58.25%) DevOps
2 104 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (30.93%) Test Automation
4 52 (26.80%) Microservices
5 51 (26.29%) Software Engineering
6 43 (22.16%) Infrastructure as Code
7 36 (18.56%) Computer Science
8 35 (18.04%) Open Source
9 30 (15.46%) Configuration Management
10 29 (14.95%) High Availability
11 27 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (12.89%) Infrastructure Automation
12 25 (12.89%) Scrum
13 24 (12.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (9.28%) Mentoring
15 18 (9.28%) OO
16 17 (8.76%) Deployment Automation
17 16 (8.25%) Kanban
17 16 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 102 (52.58%) Python
2 52 (26.80%) Java
3 47 (24.23%) JavaScript
4 41 (21.13%) SQL
5 35 (18.04%) C#
6 34 (17.53%) PowerShell
7 33 (17.01%) Ruby
8 32 (16.49%) Bash Shell
9 24 (12.37%) Go
10 23 (11.86%) PHP
11 16 (8.25%) Perl
12 15 (7.73%) C
12 15 (7.73%) C++
13 14 (7.22%) PHP 5
13 14 (7.22%) PHP 7
14 12 (6.19%) Groovy
15 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.55%) Scala
16 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.28%) Degree
2 8 (4.12%) SANS
3 7 (3.61%) CCNA
3 7 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.61%) CISSP
3 7 (3.61%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (3.61%) GIAC
3 7 (3.61%) Linux+ Certification
3 7 (3.61%) MCSE
3 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (3.61%) SSCP
4 5 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.55%) RHCE
5 3 (1.55%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.03%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) PhD
6 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.19%) QA
3 11 (5.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 146 (75.26%) Docker
2 28 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.70%) VMware NSX
4 12 (6.19%) Active Directory
4 12 (6.19%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.67%) KVM
5 11 (5.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 11 (5.67%) vSphere
6 3 (1.55%) NFS
6 3 (1.55%) Samba
6 3 (1.55%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.52%) LXC
Systems Management
1 81 (41.75%) Ansible
2 73 (37.63%) Terraform
3 51 (26.29%) Puppet
4 39 (20.10%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (11.86%) Docker Swarm
6 19 (9.79%) Prometheus
7 18 (9.28%) Nagios
8 16 (8.25%) Packer
9 13 (6.70%) Kibana
10 12 (6.19%) HAProxy
10 12 (6.19%) logstash
10 12 (6.19%) Rsyslog
10 12 (6.19%) SCCM
10 12 (6.19%) SCOM
10 12 (6.19%) yum
11 11 (5.67%) SCOrch
11 11 (5.67%) vRealize
12 5 (2.58%) Grafana
13 3 (1.55%) Consul
13 3 (1.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.43%) VMware
3 21 (10.82%) Google
4 13 (6.70%) Rackspace
5 12 (6.19%) Sybase
6 11 (5.67%) Cisco
6 11 (5.67%) F5
7 8 (4.12%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.09%) SAP
9 4 (2.06%) Splunk
10 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.55%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.55%) Dell
10 3 (1.55%) EMC
10 3 (1.55%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.55%) IBM
10 3 (1.55%) NetApp
10 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle
12 1 (0.52%) Intel