Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Kubernetes Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 905 1112 1192
Rank change year-on-year +207 +80 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Kubernetes Engineer 216 59 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.035% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.037% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 188 49 8
England median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £61,775
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% -20.00% -11.76%

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 142,380 161,499 168,572
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.97% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115,418 130,997 141,909
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +181 161 £75,000 +9.09% 36
North of England +73 34 £60,000 - 9
North West +40 24 £60,000 - 6
South East +35 16 £60,000 -12.73% 7
Yorkshire - 10 £60,000 - 3
Midlands +39 3 £60,000 -14.29% 2
West Midlands +21 3 £60,000 -14.29% 2
East of England +20 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Kubernetes Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 188 (87.04%) Docker
3 183 (84.72%) DevOps
4 137 (63.43%) Amazon AWS
5 121 (56.02%) Ansible
6 117 (54.17%) Python
7 114 (52.78%) Linux
8 88 (40.74%) Jenkins
9 81 (37.50%) Terraform
10 80 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
11 75 (34.72%) Google Cloud Platform
12 73 (33.80%) Microsoft Azure
13 72 (33.33%) Puppet
14 67 (31.02%) Bash Shell
15 52 (24.07%) Google
15 52 (24.07%) Configuration Management
16 50 (23.15%) Microservices
17 43 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (19.91%) Finance
17 43 (19.91%) Go
18 39 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
19 37 (17.13%) Public Cloud
19 37 (17.13%) PaaS
20 32 (14.81%) Software Engineering
21 31 (14.35%) Continuous Delivery
22 30 (13.89%) Ruby
22 30 (13.89%) Java
23 28 (12.96%) Perl
24 27 (12.50%) SaaS
24 27 (12.50%) Big Data

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 11 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.24%) Apache
4 4 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.93%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 137 (63.43%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (34.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 73 (33.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (17.13%) PaaS
5 27 (12.50%) SaaS
6 23 (10.65%) IaaS
7 20 (9.26%) Serverless
8 18 (8.33%) OpenShift
9 17 (7.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (6.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (3.70%) Heroku
13 4 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.85%) Amazon S3
14 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.93%) GitHub
15 2 (0.93%) Office 365
16 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.46%) AWS CodePipeline
16 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) Firewall
2 6 (2.78%) Internet
3 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.31%) VPN
4 3 (1.39%) DNS
4 3 (1.39%) VLAN
5 2 (0.93%) SSL
6 1 (0.46%) DSL
6 1 (0.46%) HTTP
6 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.50%) Big Data
2 10 (4.63%) MySQL
3 9 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.70%) Blockchain
4 8 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.39%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) Redis
10 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 88 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 25 (11.57%) Maven
3 23 (10.65%) CircleCI
3 23 (10.65%) TeamCity
4 16 (7.41%) Codeship
4 16 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (6.94%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.63%) Ant
6 10 (4.63%) Gradle
6 10 (4.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.78%) git-flow
7 6 (2.78%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.31%) GitLab
9 4 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.85%) JIRA
10 3 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.39%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.93%) Subversion
12 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (19.91%) Finance
2 16 (7.41%) Marketing
3 14 (6.48%) Electronics
4 13 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.09%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.63%) Retail
7 9 (4.17%) Law
8 5 (2.31%) Banking
9 4 (1.85%) Games
9 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.80%) Web Services
2 15 (6.94%) .NET
3 13 (6.02%) REST
4 12 (5.56%) Kafka
5 11 (5.09%) Node.js
6 7 (3.24%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (2.78%) React
8 4 (1.85%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.85%) LAMP
9 3 (1.39%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.39%) Vue.js
10 2 (0.93%) GraphQL
10 2 (0.93%) LDAP
10 2 (0.93%) React Native
10 2 (0.93%) Sensu
11 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.46%) CSS
11 1 (0.46%) Middleware
11 1 (0.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.13%) Public Cloud
2 21 (9.72%) Fintech
3 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.63%) Hedge funds
4 10 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.31%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.39%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.93%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.93%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 2 (0.93%) PMI
8 2 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.46%) Blog
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 114 (52.78%) Linux
2 23 (10.65%) Unix
3 22 (10.19%) Windows
4 4 (1.85%) CentOS
4 4 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.39%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Fedora
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (84.72%) DevOps
2 80 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (24.07%) Configuration Management
4 50 (23.15%) Microservices
5 43 (19.91%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 31 (14.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 21 (9.72%) Open Source
9 20 (9.26%) Deployment Automation
9 20 (9.26%) Machine Learning
10 17 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (7.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 15 (6.94%) TDD
12 14 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (6.48%) Load Balancing
13 13 (6.02%) Cloud Operations
13 13 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (6.02%) Immutable Infrastructure
13 13 (6.02%) IT Strategy
13 13 (6.02%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (54.17%) Python
2 67 (31.02%) Bash Shell
3 43 (19.91%) Go
4 30 (13.89%) Java
4 30 (13.89%) Ruby
5 28 (12.96%) Perl
6 12 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.63%) SQL
8 9 (4.17%) Scala
9 6 (2.78%) PHP
9 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.85%) C++
12 2 (0.93%) C
12 2 (0.93%) C#
13 1 (0.46%) Clojure
13 1 (0.46%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 16 (7.41%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) AWS Certification
2 10 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) GDPR
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 188 (87.04%) Docker
2 14 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.39%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) HDFS
7 1 (0.46%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) LXC
7 1 (0.46%) QEMU
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 216 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 121 (56.02%) Ansible
3 81 (37.50%) Terraform
4 72 (33.33%) Puppet
5 39 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (8.33%) Nagios
7 16 (7.41%) CFEngine
8 13 (6.02%) Sysdig
9 12 (5.56%) Packer
10 9 (4.17%) Grafana
10 9 (4.17%) Salt
11 6 (2.78%) Kibana
11 6 (2.78%) Prometheus
12 5 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (2.31%) Graphite
13 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.93%) Mesos
14 2 (0.93%) Opsview
14 2 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 52 (24.07%) Google
2 17 (7.87%) VMware
3 16 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 16 (7.41%) Splunk
4 15 (6.94%) AppDynamics
5 13 (6.02%) Oracle
5 13 (6.02%) SAP
5 13 (6.02%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.39%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) Percona