Period
to

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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 65 106
Rank change year-on-year 0 +41 -4
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 300 142 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.54% 3.70% 2.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.09% 28.57% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 91 103 93
10th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £44,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -4.17%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%

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 935 497 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.16% 12.95% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 479 343 342
10th Percentile £29,570 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
75th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £81,250 £79,000
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 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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 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
Cambridgeshire -5 158 £70,000 +16.67% 46
Hertfordshire -17 61 £70,000 +2.94% 19
Essex -3 55 £85,000 +15.25% 2
Bedfordshire +3 30 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Suffolk -19 3 - - 1
Norfolk - 3 £63,750 -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 of England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 188 (62.67%) Docker
2 162 (54.00%) Linux
3 160 (53.33%) DevOps
4 156 (52.00%) AWS
5 137 (45.67%) Python
6 120 (40.00%) Agile
6 120 (40.00%) Azure
6 120 (40.00%) CI/CD
7 111 (37.00%) Java
8 105 (35.00%) Software Engineering
9 104 (34.67%) Terraform
10 100 (33.33%) Ansible
11 86 (28.67%) Microservices
12 70 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (22.00%) Social Skills
14 64 (21.33%) Computer Science
15 62 (20.67%) Degree
16 58 (19.33%) JavaScript
16 58 (19.33%) Windows
17 56 (18.67%) Git (software)
18 55 (18.33%) Configuration Management
19 53 (17.67%) PostgreSQL
19 53 (17.67%) SQL
19 53 (17.67%) GCP
20 52 (17.33%) OpenShift
20 52 (17.33%) Jenkins
20 52 (17.33%) Infrastructure as Code
21 50 (16.67%) Mentoring
22 47 (15.67%) Machine Learning
23 46 (15.33%) Test Automation

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 31 (10.33%) OpenStack
2 19 (6.33%) Apache Spark
3 17 (5.67%) Apache
4 13 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.67%) IIS
5 5 (1.67%) JBoss
5 5 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.33%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.33%) Documentum
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.67%) Moodle
7 2 (0.67%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.67%) Totara
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.00%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Shopify
1 1 (0.33%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 156 (52.00%) AWS
2 120 (40.00%) Azure
3 53 (17.67%) GCP
4 52 (17.33%) OpenShift
5 42 (14.00%) Serverless
6 30 (10.00%) SaaS
7 26 (8.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 26 (8.67%) Cloud Functions
8 22 (7.33%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (6.00%) GitHub
10 14 (4.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (4.00%) Amazon S3
12 10 (3.33%) Dialogflow
12 10 (3.33%) Google App Engine
12 10 (3.33%) Google Compute Engine
12 10 (3.33%) PaaS
13 9 (3.00%) Amazon EKS
13 9 (3.00%) Datadog
13 9 (3.00%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.33%) Internet
2 20 (6.67%) Firewall
3 19 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.33%) NAS
4 13 (4.33%) SAN
5 7 (2.33%) DNS
6 6 (2.00%) VPN
7 5 (1.67%) BGP
7 5 (1.67%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.67%) LAN
7 5 (1.67%) Network Security
7 5 (1.67%) WAN
8 4 (1.33%) MQTT
9 3 (1.00%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.33%) HTTP
10 1 (0.33%) MPLS
10 1 (0.33%) SD-WAN
10 1 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.67%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (11.00%) NoSQL
3 31 (10.33%) Big Data
3 31 (10.33%) MySQL
4 30 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 29 (9.67%) Relational Database
6 25 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (5.00%) Flink
9 12 (4.00%) BigQuery
10 10 (3.33%) Cloud Spanner
11 9 (3.00%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.67%) Power BI
14 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.67%) Semantic Layer
14 2 (0.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 56 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 52 (17.33%) Jenkins
3 38 (12.67%) GitLab
4 30 (10.00%) JIRA
5 17 (5.67%) Subversion
6 16 (5.33%) Gradle
6 16 (5.33%) Maven
7 15 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.67%) Ant
9 10 (3.33%) Gerrit
10 8 (2.67%) Buildbot
10 8 (2.67%) CircleCI
11 5 (1.67%) Flyway
12 4 (1.33%) MSI
13 3 (1.00%) webpack
14 2 (0.67%) Grunt
14 2 (0.67%) gulp
14 2 (0.67%) Moq
14 2 (0.67%) MSTest
14 2 (0.67%) NUnit
General
1 66 (22.00%) Social Skills
2 44 (14.67%) Finance
3 28 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.67%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.33%) Automotive
5 16 (5.33%) Electronics
6 15 (5.00%) Games
7 13 (4.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 10 (3.33%) Aviation
9 5 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.33%) Marketing
10 4 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.33%) Publishing
11 3 (1.00%) Law
12 2 (0.67%) Banking
12 2 (0.67%) Legal
12 2 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (22.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (20.33%) Software Engineer
3 47 (15.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 41 (13.67%) Developer
5 20 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 19 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (6.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.67%) Java Engineer
8 17 (5.67%) Senior DevOps
8 17 (5.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (5.00%) Analyst
11 14 (4.67%) Administrator
11 14 (4.67%) Architect
11 14 (4.67%) Data Engineer
11 14 (4.67%) Lead Architect
11 14 (4.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.00%) React
2 38 (12.67%) .NET
3 27 (9.00%) RESTful
4 25 (8.33%) REST
5 23 (7.67%) Spring
6 22 (7.33%) Elastic Stack
7 21 (7.00%) JSON
8 19 (6.33%) CSS
8 19 (6.33%) Kafka
9 17 (5.67%) HTML
9 17 (5.67%) Spring Boot
10 16 (5.33%) AngularJS
10 16 (5.33%) Swagger
10 16 (5.33%) Yocto
11 13 (4.33%) ASP.NET
11 13 (4.33%) Node.js
12 11 (3.67%) JDBC
13 10 (3.33%) Apache Beam
14 8 (2.67%) .NET Core
15 6 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.67%) Algorithms
2 30 (10.00%) IoT
2 30 (10.00%) Life Science
3 29 (9.67%) Data Structures
4 23 (7.67%) Linux Command Line
5 19 (6.33%) Private Cloud
6 17 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (5.33%) Device Driver
8 14 (4.67%) Virtual Team
9 12 (4.00%) Management Information System
10 10 (3.33%) Data Centre
10 10 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (3.33%) Legacy Applications
11 9 (3.00%) Smartphone
12 8 (2.67%) Renewable Energy
12 8 (2.67%) User Experience
13 6 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (2.00%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.67%) Grid Computing
15 4 (1.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 162 (54.00%) Linux
2 58 (19.33%) Windows
3 28 (9.33%) Unix
4 24 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.33%) Android
6 15 (5.00%) CentOS
7 13 (4.33%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.67%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (53.33%) DevOps
2 120 (40.00%) Agile
2 120 (40.00%) CI/CD
3 105 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 86 (28.67%) Microservices
5 70 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
6 64 (21.33%) Computer Science
7 55 (18.33%) Configuration Management
8 52 (17.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 50 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 47 (15.67%) Machine Learning
11 46 (15.33%) Test Automation
12 38 (12.67%) Artificial Intelligence
13 36 (12.00%) Migration
14 34 (11.33%) Open Source
15 29 (9.67%) Coaching
15 29 (9.67%) Data Modelling
15 29 (9.67%) Mathematics
16 28 (9.33%) Scrum
17 27 (9.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (45.67%) Python
2 111 (37.00%) Java
3 58 (19.33%) JavaScript
4 53 (17.67%) SQL
5 42 (14.00%) C#
6 41 (13.67%) PowerShell
7 33 (11.00%) C++
8 26 (8.67%) Shell Script
9 23 (7.67%) C
10 18 (6.00%) Perl
10 18 (6.00%) Ruby
11 17 (5.67%) Go
12 14 (4.67%) TypeScript
13 13 (4.33%) PHP
14 12 (4.00%) Bash
15 10 (3.33%) Scala
16 8 (2.67%) Kotlin
17 5 (1.67%) Rust
17 5 (1.67%) VBA
18 4 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (20.67%) Degree
2 30 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.67%) Postgraduate
5 4 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PhD
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCIE
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.33%) GxP
2 4 (1.33%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.67%) GDPR
4 2 (0.67%) NIST
5 1 (0.33%) DICOM
5 1 (0.33%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 188 (62.67%) Docker
2 18 (6.00%) Firmware
3 10 (3.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 9 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.67%) KVM
9 1 (0.33%) NFS
9 1 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 104 (34.67%) Terraform
2 100 (33.33%) Ansible
3 35 (11.67%) Puppet
4 17 (5.67%) Grafana
5 14 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.67%) Prometheus
7 8 (2.67%) Nagios
7 8 (2.67%) Rancher
7 8 (2.67%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.00%) Istio
8 3 (1.00%) Packer
9 2 (0.67%) Kibana
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.67%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.67%) WSUS
10 1 (0.33%) Kubeflow
10 1 (0.33%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 38 (12.67%) Google
2 37 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.67%) Oracle
4 21 (7.00%) Red Hat
5 18 (6.00%) Splunk
6 15 (5.00%) VMware
7 9 (3.00%) Twitter
8 8 (2.67%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.00%) MEDITECH
10 5 (1.67%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.67%) Cisco
10 5 (1.67%) Dataiku
10 5 (1.67%) Refinitiv
10 5 (1.67%) Reuters
11 4 (1.33%) Juniper
11 4 (1.33%) SAP
11 4 (1.33%) TOWER Software
12 3 (1.00%) Facebook
12 3 (1.00%) PagerDuty
12 3 (1.00%) Salesforce.com