Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 178 378
Rank change year-on-year +107 +200 +532
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 5,379 3,170 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.98% 1.95% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.93% 19.02% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4,381 2,598 1,149
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,393 16,667 14,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.88% 10.25% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,342 13,310 12,201
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in England

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in England

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in England

Kubernetes
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 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 +81 3,349 £75,000 +3.45% 650
South East +112 760 £60,000 +9.09% 119
North of England +42 473 £55,000 +4.76% 122
South West +141 373 £57,500 +15.00% 73
North West +25 247 £60,000 +14.29% 60
East of England +97 202 £55,000 -8.33% 75
Yorkshire +58 197 £52,500 - 56
Midlands +82 185 £55,000 +10.00% 55
West Midlands +51 108 £55,000 +10.00% 38
East Midlands +62 78 £55,000 +14.58% 17
North East +20 29 £50,000 -6.98% 6
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 4,504 (83.73%) Docker
2 3,241 (60.25%) DevOps
3 3,212 (59.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2,579 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
5 2,281 (42.41%) Python
6 2,083 (38.72%) Java
7 2,007 (37.31%) Linux
8 1,859 (34.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 1,753 (32.59%) Terraform
10 1,723 (32.03%) Microservices
11 1,667 (30.99%) Ansible
12 1,487 (27.64%) Jenkins
13 1,291 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1,229 (22.85%) Puppet
15 1,225 (22.77%) Software Engineering
16 1,115 (20.73%) Git (software)
17 1,009 (18.76%) JavaScript
18 916 (17.03%) Finance
19 910 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
20 895 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
21 833 (15.49%) Bash Shell
22 786 (14.61%) Configuration Management
23 774 (14.39%) TDD
24 762 (14.17%) SQL
25 743 (13.81%) Google
26 739 (13.74%) Go
27 694 (12.90%) Node.js
28 683 (12.70%) .NET
29 679 (12.62%) Spring
30 670 (12.46%) Ruby

Kubernetes
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
1 379 (7.05%) Elasticsearch
2 271 (5.04%) Apache Spark
3 232 (4.31%) Confluence
4 187 (3.48%) Apache
4 187 (3.48%) OpenStack
5 145 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 129 (2.40%) nginx
7 89 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 84 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 62 (1.15%) JBoss
10 59 (1.10%) IIS
11 34 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 28 (0.52%) Skype for Business
13 26 (0.48%) SharePoint
14 25 (0.46%) CMS
15 23 (0.43%) Drupal
16 16 (0.30%) CloudStack
16 16 (0.30%) SAS
17 14 (0.26%) Apache Solr
18 13 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (0.32%) Chatbot
2 14 (0.26%) Fireworks
3 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
5 4 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.056%) HipChat
7 2 (0.037%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.037%) SPSS
7 2 (0.037%) Stata
8 1 (0.019%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.019%) Sketch
8 1 (0.019%) Weka
Business Applications
1 67 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.093%) Magento
4 4 (0.074%) Ripple
5 3 (0.056%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.037%) Exstream
6 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.037%) PolarLake
6 2 (0.037%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.019%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.019%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.019%) Quorum
7 1 (0.019%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3,212 (59.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1,859 (34.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,291 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 433 (8.05%) OpenShift
5 405 (7.53%) SaaS
6 372 (6.92%) Serverless
7 370 (6.88%) PaaS
8 366 (6.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 277 (5.15%) IaaS
10 255 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
11 254 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
12 250 (4.65%) GitHub
13 233 (4.33%) Amazon S3
14 231 (4.29%) Amazon ECS
15 164 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
16 130 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
17 102 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 96 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 74 (1.38%) Office 365
20 70 (1.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 227 (4.22%) Firewall
2 171 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 110 (2.04%) VPN
4 91 (1.69%) HTTP
5 77 (1.43%) DNS
6 68 (1.26%) Internet
7 58 (1.08%) Network Security
8 38 (0.71%) WAN
9 35 (0.65%) VLAN
10 33 (0.61%) LAN
11 32 (0.59%) HTTPS
12 31 (0.58%) Skype
13 27 (0.50%) DHCP
14 24 (0.45%) SSL
15 23 (0.43%) WLAN
16 22 (0.41%) MPLS
17 20 (0.37%) SAN
18 17 (0.32%) BIG-IP
19 14 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (8.77%) NoSQL
2 436 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 416 (7.73%) MySQL
4 385 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
5 376 (6.99%) Big Data
6 363 (6.75%) SQL Server
7 235 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 214 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
9 196 (3.64%) Relational Database
10 194 (3.61%) Hadoop
11 168 (3.12%) Redis
12 116 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 99 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
14 93 (1.73%) Blockchain
15 76 (1.41%) RDBMS
16 52 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 42 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
20 41 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,487 (27.64%) Jenkins
2 1,115 (20.73%) Git (software)
3 372 (6.92%) JIRA
4 309 (5.74%) TeamCity
5 304 (5.65%) GitLab
6 277 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 265 (4.93%) Maven
8 212 (3.94%) Bitbucket
9 171 (3.18%) Selenium
10 163 (3.03%) Gradle
11 149 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
12 142 (2.64%) Travis CI
13 134 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
14 133 (2.47%) Cucumber
15 126 (2.34%) Vagrant
16 121 (2.25%) CircleCI
17 115 (2.14%) Artifactory
18 112 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
19 100 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
20 92 (1.71%) Subversion
General
1 916 (17.03%) Finance
2 283 (5.26%) Banking
3 200 (3.72%) Retail
4 136 (2.53%) Games
5 105 (1.95%) Marketing
6 90 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 88 (1.64%) Law
8 77 (1.43%) Front Office
9 68 (1.26%) Publishing
10 43 (0.80%) Legal
11 39 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 36 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 34 (0.63%) Advertising
14 30 (0.56%) Electronics
15 25 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.37%) Automotive
17 14 (0.26%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.19%) Back Office
19 8 (0.15%) Digital Economy
19 8 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,686 (31.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,496 (27.81%) Developer
3 553 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 502 (9.33%) AWS Engineer
5 439 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 383 (7.12%) Senior DevOps
7 368 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 367 (6.82%) Architect
9 347 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 344 (6.40%) AWS DevOps
11 340 (6.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 294 (5.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 286 (5.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 263 (4.89%) Platform Engineer
15 248 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
16 225 (4.18%) Java Engineer
17 223 (4.15%) .NET Developer
18 198 (3.68%) Python Engineer
19 174 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 166 (3.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 694 (12.90%) Node.js
2 683 (12.70%) .NET
3 679 (12.62%) Spring
4 634 (11.79%) Kafka
5 615 (11.43%) React
6 543 (10.09%) Web Services
7 511 (9.50%) REST
8 504 (9.37%) AngularJS
9 402 (7.47%) Spring Boot
10 368 (6.84%) HTML
11 364 (6.77%) RESTful
12 325 (6.04%) CSS
13 324 (6.02%) .NET Core
14 302 (5.61%) Elastic Stack
15 252 (4.68%) ASP.NET
16 213 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
17 186 (3.46%) Redux
18 183 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
18 183 (3.40%) Vue.js
19 182 (3.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 342 (6.36%) Public Cloud
2 336 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 258 (4.80%) Cloud Native
4 238 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 216 (4.02%) Data Centre
6 204 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
7 197 (3.66%) User Experience
8 193 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 145 (2.70%) Algorithms
10 135 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 128 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
12 111 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
13 91 (1.69%) Data Structures
14 79 (1.47%) Private Cloud
15 77 (1.43%) Virtual Team
16 57 (1.06%) Hedge funds
17 44 (0.82%) Blog
17 44 (0.82%) Robotics
18 43 (0.80%) Management Information System
19 42 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,007 (37.31%) Linux
2 596 (11.08%) Windows
3 310 (5.76%) Unix
4 208 (3.87%) CentOS
5 166 (3.09%) Ubuntu
6 153 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 145 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 120 (2.23%) Android
9 103 (1.91%) Apple iOS
10 42 (0.78%) Debian
11 35 (0.65%) Fedora
12 28 (0.52%) Mesosphere
13 26 (0.48%) Solaris
13 26 (0.48%) SUSE
14 23 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 21 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (0.32%) DC/OS
17 13 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
17 13 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,241 (60.25%) DevOps
2 2,579 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
3 1,723 (32.03%) Microservices
4 1,225 (22.77%) Software Engineering
5 895 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
6 786 (14.61%) Configuration Management
7 774 (14.39%) TDD
8 655 (12.18%) Open Source
9 617 (11.47%) Infrastructure as Code
10 595 (11.06%) Scrum
10 595 (11.06%) Test Automation
11 530 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 503 (9.35%) Fintech
13 458 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
14 454 (8.44%) Mentoring
15 392 (7.29%) Computer Science
16 370 (6.88%) Machine Learning
17 366 (6.80%) BDD
18 365 (6.79%) Artificial Intelligence
19 304 (5.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,281 (42.41%) Python
2 2,083 (38.72%) Java
3 1,009 (18.76%) JavaScript
4 833 (15.49%) Bash Shell
5 762 (14.17%) SQL
6 739 (13.74%) Go
7 670 (12.46%) Ruby
8 648 (12.05%) C#
9 427 (7.94%) PowerShell
10 335 (6.23%) Scala
11 324 (6.02%) Java 8
12 272 (5.06%) PHP
13 247 (4.59%) C++
14 230 (4.28%) Perl
15 195 (3.63%) TypeScript
16 189 (3.51%) Kotlin
17 128 (2.38%) C
18 110 (2.04%) Shell Script
19 108 (2.01%) Groovy
20 82 (1.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 458 (8.51%) Degree
2 178 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 127 (2.36%) AWS Certification
5 92 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 68 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (1.00%) CISSP
9 53 (0.99%) CCNA
10 46 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 44 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
12 42 (0.78%) PhD
13 41 (0.76%) RHCE
14 40 (0.74%) Master's Degree
14 40 (0.74%) RHCSA
15 37 (0.69%) MCSE
16 34 (0.63%) SANS
17 31 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
17 31 (0.58%) GIAC
17 31 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (4.03%) QA
2 40 (0.74%) GDPR
3 34 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.39%) SLA
7 5 (0.093%) MiFID
7 5 (0.093%) PSD2
8 4 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.056%) NCSC
10 2 (0.037%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.037%) NIST
11 1 (0.019%) PMO
System Software
1 4,504 (83.73%) Docker
2 163 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 89 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 61 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (1.04%) vSphere
7 47 (0.87%) VirtualBox
8 44 (0.82%) KVM
9 38 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
10 31 (0.58%) oVirt
10 31 (0.58%) RHEV
11 28 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 27 (0.50%) VMware NSX
13 25 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 23 (0.43%) NFS
15 19 (0.35%) Xen
15 19 (0.35%) XenApp
16 16 (0.30%) Varnish
17 14 (0.26%) etcd
18 13 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1,753 (32.59%) Terraform
2 1,667 (30.99%) Ansible
3 1,229 (22.85%) Puppet
4 910 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
5 284 (5.28%) Prometheus
6 281 (5.22%) Docker Swarm
7 217 (4.03%) Packer
8 172 (3.20%) Grafana
9 158 (2.94%) Salt
10 153 (2.84%) Nagios
11 127 (2.36%) Rancher
12 118 (2.19%) Consul
13 96 (1.78%) Kibana
14 92 (1.71%) ZABBIX
15 84 (1.56%) Mesos
16 60 (1.12%) Graphite
17 54 (1.00%) logstash
18 47 (0.87%) Opsview
19 46 (0.86%) Istio
20 33 (0.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 743 (13.81%) Google
2 379 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 272 (5.06%) Oracle
4 251 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 201 (3.74%) VMware
6 160 (2.97%) Splunk
7 123 (2.29%) Atlassian
8 80 (1.49%) Cisco
9 68 (1.26%) New Relic
10 62 (1.15%) AppDynamics
11 59 (1.10%) WorldPay
12 58 (1.08%) SaltStack
13 51 (0.95%) IBM
14 48 (0.89%) SAP
15 42 (0.78%) Spotify
16 34 (0.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 34 (0.63%) Sun
17 32 (0.59%) Rackspace
18 31 (0.58%) Dynatrace
19 29 (0.54%) CyberArk