Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 352 836
Rank change year-on-year +191 +484 +408
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 3,355 1,503 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.13% 0.91% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.38% 10.15% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,731 1,248 349
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £40,125 £43,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £94,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -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 16,465 14,801 16,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.43% 8.95% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,206 12,076 13,660
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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 +122 2,096 £75,000 +7.14% 333
South East +156 421 £55,000 -8.33% 49
North of England +215 398 £52,500 - 73
North West +138 232 £52,500 - 45
East of England +147 174 £57,500 -11.54% 54
Yorkshire +137 140 £52,500 - 21
Midlands +129 120 £50,000 +5.26% 18
South West +99 116 £50,000 +17.65% 26
West Midlands +95 83 £50,000 - 14
East Midlands +22 37 £46,000 +11.52% 4
North East +5 26 £55,000 +57.14% 7
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 2,968 (88.46%) Docker
2 2,170 (64.68%) DevOps
3 2,042 (60.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1,575 (46.94%) Python
5 1,574 (46.92%) Linux
6 1,499 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
7 1,364 (40.66%) Ansible
8 1,276 (38.03%) Java
9 1,206 (35.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 1,169 (34.84%) Jenkins
11 1,050 (31.30%) Puppet
12 971 (28.94%) Terraform
13 926 (27.60%) Microservices
14 857 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
15 823 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
16 692 (20.63%) Google Cloud Platform
17 667 (19.88%) Git (software)
18 659 (19.64%) Ruby
19 638 (19.02%) Configuration Management
20 616 (18.36%) Bash Shell
21 612 (18.24%) Finance
22 599 (17.85%) Google
23 595 (17.73%) Software Engineering
24 592 (17.65%) Go
25 531 (15.83%) JavaScript
26 525 (15.65%) Open Source
27 503 (14.99%) SQL
28 482 (14.37%) TDD
29 457 (13.62%) Node.js
30 455 (13.56%) Web Services

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
1 262 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
2 221 (6.59%) OpenStack
3 175 (5.22%) Apache Spark
4 156 (4.65%) Apache
5 129 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 107 (3.19%) Ethereum
7 101 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 100 (2.98%) nginx
9 84 (2.50%) Confluence
10 68 (2.03%) WebSphere
11 64 (1.91%) WebLogic
12 47 (1.40%) JBoss
13 37 (1.10%) CloudStack
14 29 (0.86%) IIS
15 28 (0.83%) Apache Solr
16 25 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (0.60%) Hyperledger
18 19 (0.57%) CMS
19 14 (0.42%) Anypoint
20 13 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (0.24%) HipChat
2 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.060%) Blender
4 2 (0.060%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.060%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.030%) Mingle
5 1 (0.030%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.030%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.030%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
2 22 (0.66%) Ripple
3 20 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.18%) Magento
5 5 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.15%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2,042 (60.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1,206 (35.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 692 (20.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 248 (7.39%) OpenShift
5 242 (7.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 231 (6.89%) PaaS
7 229 (6.83%) Amazon EC2
8 211 (6.29%) GitHub
8 211 (6.29%) SaaS
9 191 (5.69%) Amazon S3
10 180 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
11 178 (5.31%) Serverless
12 132 (3.93%) IaaS
13 101 (3.01%) IBM Cloud
14 99 (2.95%) AWS Lambda
15 57 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 49 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 46 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 43 (1.28%) Datadog
19 42 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 108 (3.22%) DNS
2 108 (3.22%) Firewall
3 106 (3.16%) VPN
4 74 (2.21%) HTTP
5 61 (1.82%) Internet
6 30 (0.89%) VSAN
7 21 (0.63%) SSL
8 19 (0.57%) DHCP
8 19 (0.57%) Network Security
9 16 (0.48%) SMTP
10 15 (0.45%) SSH
10 15 (0.45%) WAN
11 14 (0.42%) VLAN
12 13 (0.39%) LAN
13 12 (0.36%) Broadband
13 12 (0.36%) Unified Communications
13 12 (0.36%) X.509
14 10 (0.30%) AMQP
14 10 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (12.52%) NoSQL
2 413 (12.31%) MySQL
3 332 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 302 (9.00%) MongoDB
5 285 (8.49%) Big Data
6 217 (6.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 208 (6.20%) SQL Server
8 200 (5.96%) Redis
9 173 (5.16%) Hadoop
10 172 (5.13%) Blockchain
11 150 (4.47%) Relational Database
12 104 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
13 65 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 61 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
15 60 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 55 (1.64%) Neo4j
17 48 (1.43%) MariaDB
18 42 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
19 32 (0.95%) Apache Hive
20 31 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,169 (34.84%) Jenkins
2 667 (19.88%) Git (software)
3 243 (7.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 243 (7.24%) Vagrant
4 195 (5.81%) JIRA
5 180 (5.37%) TeamCity
6 154 (4.59%) Maven
7 152 (4.53%) GitLab
8 107 (3.19%) JUnit
8 107 (3.19%) Subversion
9 86 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 81 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 81 (2.41%) Selenium
10 81 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 79 (2.35%) Mocha
12 74 (2.21%) Hudson
13 73 (2.18%) Gradle
14 64 (1.91%) Bitbucket
15 61 (1.82%) GoCD
15 61 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 612 (18.24%) Finance
2 236 (7.03%) Banking
3 196 (5.84%) Retail
4 143 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 120 (3.58%) Games
6 114 (3.40%) Marketing
7 93 (2.77%) Law
8 76 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.85%) Advertising
9 62 (1.85%) Electronics
10 37 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 30 (0.89%) Front Office
11 30 (0.89%) Publishing
12 25 (0.75%) Legal
13 24 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.33%) Automotive
15 8 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.21%) Back Office
16 7 (0.21%) French Language
17 6 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,269 (37.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 839 (25.01%) Developer
3 324 (9.66%) Java Developer
4 272 (8.11%) Architect
5 255 (7.60%) AWS DevOps
6 247 (7.36%) Senior DevOps
7 236 (7.03%) AWS Engineer
8 220 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 220 (6.56%) Software Engineer
9 215 (6.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 206 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 182 (5.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 182 (5.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 180 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
13 145 (4.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 118 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 117 (3.49%) Lead DevOps
16 116 (3.46%) Java Engineer
17 111 (3.31%) Platform Engineer
18 89 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (13.62%) Node.js
2 455 (13.56%) Web Services
3 390 (11.62%) Spring
4 277 (8.26%) AngularJS
5 273 (8.14%) React
6 269 (8.02%) .NET
6 269 (8.02%) RESTful
7 241 (7.18%) Spring Boot
8 240 (7.15%) Kafka
9 217 (6.47%) HTML
10 216 (6.44%) REST
11 199 (5.93%) CSS
12 149 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
13 122 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
14 106 (3.16%) .NET Core
15 88 (2.62%) J2EE
16 84 (2.50%) Akka
17 82 (2.44%) HTML5
17 82 (2.44%) Jest
18 76 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 317 (9.45%) Fintech
2 228 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 223 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
4 220 (6.56%) Public Cloud
5 168 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 129 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 119 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
8 118 (3.52%) Cloud Native
9 105 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 100 (2.98%) Bitcoin
11 79 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
12 66 (1.97%) Blog
12 66 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
13 61 (1.82%) Private Cloud
14 57 (1.70%) User Experience
15 49 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 42 (1.25%) Management Information System
17 39 (1.16%) Mobile App
18 33 (0.98%) Algorithms
18 33 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,574 (46.92%) Linux
2 329 (9.81%) Windows
3 178 (5.31%) Unix
4 149 (4.44%) CentOS
5 121 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 96 (2.86%) Ubuntu
7 80 (2.38%) Windows Server
8 72 (2.15%) Debian
8 72 (2.15%) VMS
9 43 (1.28%) CoreOS
10 41 (1.22%) Android
11 34 (1.01%) DC/OS
12 26 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.33%) AIX
16 8 (0.24%) Fedora
17 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,170 (64.68%) DevOps
2 1,499 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 926 (27.60%) Microservices
4 857 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
5 638 (19.02%) Configuration Management
6 595 (17.73%) Software Engineering
7 525 (15.65%) Open Source
8 482 (14.37%) TDD
9 441 (13.14%) Test Automation
10 437 (13.03%) Scrum
11 383 (11.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 357 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
13 228 (6.80%) Deployment Automation
14 210 (6.26%) Machine Learning
15 203 (6.05%) BDD
16 201 (5.99%) E-Commerce
17 181 (5.39%) Analytics
18 179 (5.34%) High Availability
19 173 (5.16%) Mentoring
20 169 (5.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,575 (46.94%) Python
2 1,276 (38.03%) Java
3 659 (19.64%) Ruby
4 616 (18.36%) Bash Shell
5 592 (17.65%) Go
6 531 (15.83%) JavaScript
7 503 (14.99%) SQL
8 323 (9.63%) C#
9 249 (7.42%) PowerShell
10 245 (7.30%) Scala
11 228 (6.80%) Perl
12 204 (6.08%) Java 8
13 191 (5.69%) PHP
14 160 (4.77%) C++
15 139 (4.14%) Shell Script
16 92 (2.74%) C
17 91 (2.71%) ES6
18 76 (2.27%) Solidity
19 74 (2.21%) Groovy
20 65 (1.94%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 323 (9.63%) Degree
2 123 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 123 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 84 (2.50%) Master's Degree
4 54 (1.61%) AWS Certification
5 48 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.69%) RHCE
7 19 (0.57%) RHCSA
8 17 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (0.36%) PhD
11 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.30%) CISSP
12 10 (0.30%) MCSE
13 9 (0.27%) SANS
13 9 (0.27%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.21%) CCNA
16 6 (0.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (9.42%) GCP
2 157 (4.68%) QA
3 11 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.30%) SLA
5 9 (0.27%) PMO
6 6 (0.18%) GDPR
7 3 (0.089%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.089%) PSD2
8 2 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.060%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.060%) WCAG
9 1 (0.030%) SEPA
9 1 (0.030%) UCITS
System Software
1 2,968 (88.46%) Docker
2 182 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
4 72 (2.15%) VirtualBox
5 55 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (1.46%) vSphere
7 43 (1.28%) Active Directory
8 42 (1.25%) oVirt
9 38 (1.13%) Xen
10 37 (1.10%) Hyper-V
10 37 (1.10%) KVM
11 34 (1.01%) RHEV
12 31 (0.92%) VMware NSX
13 29 (0.86%) Ceph
14 26 (0.77%) LXC
15 21 (0.63%) HDFS
16 12 (0.36%) NFS
17 11 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 11 (0.33%) QEMU
18 9 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,364 (40.66%) Ansible
2 1,050 (31.30%) Puppet
3 971 (28.94%) Terraform
4 823 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
5 315 (9.39%) Docker Swarm
6 201 (5.99%) Nagios
7 193 (5.75%) Salt
8 174 (5.19%) Packer
9 133 (3.96%) Prometheus
10 131 (3.90%) Grafana
11 120 (3.58%) ZABBIX
12 111 (3.31%) Rancher
13 109 (3.25%) Consul
14 101 (3.01%) Mesos
15 80 (2.38%) Kibana
16 73 (2.18%) Graphite
17 71 (2.12%) logstash
18 44 (1.31%) Opsview
19 36 (1.07%) HAProxy
20 29 (0.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 599 (17.85%) Google
2 318 (9.48%) VMware
3 240 (7.15%) Red Hat
4 208 (6.20%) Microsoft
5 177 (5.28%) Oracle
6 176 (5.25%) Splunk
7 132 (3.93%) IBM
8 111 (3.31%) SAP
9 110 (3.28%) New Relic
10 91 (2.71%) AppDynamics
11 86 (2.56%) Atlassian
12 74 (2.21%) SaltStack
13 45 (1.34%) Cisco
14 44 (1.31%) Hortonworks
15 43 (1.28%) Cloudera
16 31 (0.92%) PagerDuty
17 30 (0.89%) WorldPay
18 28 (0.83%) Informatica
19 26 (0.77%) Rackspace
20 22 (0.66%) NetApp