Period
to 25 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Kubernetes Engineer was £73,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (K8s) Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 806 1055 1144
Rank change year-on-year +249 +89 +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Kubernetes Engineer 251 106 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.065% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.067% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 226 72 30
England median annual salary £73,750 £68,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% -1.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,625
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £90,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% -1.79% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 132,075 158,095 157,532
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.43% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106,656 130,922 131,782
England median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Kubernetes Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Kubernetes Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes Engineer in England

Kubernetes Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Kubernetes Engineer in England

Kubernetes Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer in England over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes Engineer in England

Kubernetes Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 25 March 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
London +150 169 £77,500 +3.33% 46
North of England +98 47 £60,000 +9.09% 12
North West +61 32 £60,000 +9.09% 10
South East +64 23 £65,000 +8.33% 12
Yorkshire +56 14 £60,000 - 2
Midlands +39 10 £60,000 -14.29% 4
West Midlands +37 10 £60,000 -14.29% 4
South West +26 1 £55,000 +34.15%
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Kubernetes Engineer
UK

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, Kubernetes Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Kubernetes Engineer in the job title.

1 251 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 221 (88.05%) Docker
2 221 (88.05%) DevOps
3 168 (66.93%) Amazon AWS
4 159 (63.35%) Python
5 151 (60.16%) Ansible
6 136 (54.18%) Linux
7 128 (51.00%) Jenkins
8 122 (48.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 117 (46.61%) Puppet
10 113 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (40.64%) Bash Shell
12 101 (40.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 86 (34.26%) Configuration Management
14 85 (33.86%) Terraform
15 69 (27.49%) Opscode Chef
16 64 (25.50%) Google
17 59 (23.51%) PaaS
18 57 (22.71%) Public Cloud
18 57 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (21.91%) TeamCity
20 52 (20.72%) SaaS
21 51 (20.32%) IaaS
22 49 (19.52%) Finance
23 46 (18.33%) CircleCI
24 45 (17.93%) Perl
25 43 (17.13%) Go
26 42 (16.73%) Unix
27 41 (16.33%) Atlassian
27 41 (16.33%) CFEngine

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.59%) Apache
3 2 (0.80%) Confluence
3 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.40%) Drupal
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.40%) WildFly
4 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 168 (66.93%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (48.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (40.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 59 (23.51%) PaaS
5 52 (20.72%) SaaS
6 51 (20.32%) IaaS
7 15 (5.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (5.98%) OpenShift
8 14 (5.58%) Serverless
9 6 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.80%) GitHub
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.40%) Route 53
13 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.55%) Firewall
2 8 (3.19%) DNS
3 5 (1.99%) Network Security
4 4 (1.59%) Internet
5 2 (0.80%) SMTP
5 2 (0.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) SSH
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.37%) Big Data
2 15 (5.98%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.58%) Blockchain
4 7 (2.79%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.59%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.80%) GIS
8 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 128 (51.00%) Jenkins
2 55 (21.91%) TeamCity
3 46 (18.33%) CircleCI
4 41 (16.33%) Codeship
5 40 (15.94%) Maven
6 26 (10.36%) Gradle
7 25 (9.96%) Ant
7 25 (9.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (6.37%) Git (software)
9 14 (5.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.19%) git-flow
11 4 (1.59%) GitLab
11 4 (1.59%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.20%) CA Flowdock
13 2 (0.80%) Hudson
13 2 (0.80%) JIRA
13 2 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.80%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 49 (19.52%) Finance
2 25 (9.96%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.19%) Marketing
4 6 (2.39%) Electronics
4 6 (2.39%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.95%) .NET
2 20 (7.97%) Kafka
3 18 (7.17%) Web Services
4 7 (2.79%) Node.js
5 6 (2.39%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.59%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.20%) LAMP
8 3 (1.20%) LDAP
9 2 (0.80%) CSS
9 2 (0.80%) Django
9 2 (0.80%) HTML
9 2 (0.80%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.80%) REST
9 2 (0.80%) Spring
10 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Core
10 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.40%) Keycloak
10 1 (0.40%) Lambda Expressions
10 1 (0.40%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.71%) Public Cloud
2 37 (14.74%) Fintech
3 27 (10.76%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (10.36%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.39%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.99%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.59%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.20%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.80%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.80%) PKI
12 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.40%) Blog
12 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 136 (54.18%) Linux
2 42 (16.73%) Unix
3 14 (5.58%) Windows
4 6 (2.39%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.59%) CentOS
6 4 (1.59%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Debian
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (88.05%) DevOps
2 113 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (34.26%) Configuration Management
4 57 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (13.15%) Load Balancing
6 30 (11.95%) Software Engineering
7 28 (11.16%) Microservices
8 25 (9.96%) Artefact Management
8 25 (9.96%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (9.96%) Security Testing
9 23 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (8.37%) Deployment Automation
11 18 (7.17%) Machine Learning
12 14 (5.58%) Cloud Operations
12 14 (5.58%) Computer Science
12 14 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (5.58%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (5.18%) Immutable Infrastructure
14 12 (4.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 10 (3.98%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 159 (63.35%) Python
2 102 (40.64%) Bash Shell
3 45 (17.93%) Perl
4 43 (17.13%) Go
5 39 (15.54%) Ruby
6 26 (10.36%) Java
7 12 (4.78%) SQL
8 8 (3.19%) PHP
9 5 (1.99%) C#
9 5 (1.99%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.99%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.99%) Scala
10 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (3.59%) Degree
2 8 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.99%) PhD
4 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.40%) GDPR
1 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (88.05%) Docker
2 27 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.40%) KVM
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 251 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 151 (60.16%) Ansible
3 117 (46.61%) Puppet
4 85 (33.86%) Terraform
5 69 (27.49%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (16.33%) CFEngine
7 19 (7.57%) Nagios
8 13 (5.18%) Grafana
8 13 (5.18%) Sysdig
9 11 (4.38%) Packer
9 11 (4.38%) Prometheus
10 8 (3.19%) Marathon
10 8 (3.19%) Mesos
11 6 (2.39%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.99%) Graphite
13 4 (1.59%) Consul
14 3 (1.20%) Salt
14 3 (1.20%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.80%) Kibana
15 2 (0.80%) Opsview
Vendors
1 64 (25.50%) Google
2 41 (16.33%) Atlassian
3 27 (10.76%) VMware
4 15 (5.98%) Oracle
5 14 (5.58%) Splunk
6 13 (5.18%) AppDynamics
6 13 (5.18%) WorldPay
7 6 (2.39%) SAP
8 5 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.59%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.80%) F5
10 2 (0.80%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.40%) Centreon
11 1 (0.40%) CommVault
11 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft