Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 633 1173
Rank change year-on-year +368 +540 -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 2,025 592 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.25% 0.36% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.12% 4.11% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,732 488 59
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00% -

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 14,343 14,398 15,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.83% 8.64% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11,864 11,734 12,712
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +236 1,330 £70,000 +3.70% 225
North of England +214 231 £52,500 -4.55% 53
South East +191 214 £57,500 -17.86% 38
North West +143 157 £52,500 -17.65% 33
East of England +117 132 £60,000 -11.11% 23
South West +77 67 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Yorkshire +87 61 £52,500 -4.55% 20
Midlands +42 54 £62,500 +25.00% 9
West Midlands +13 29 £56,250 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +37 25 £63,750 +41.67% 6
North East -6 13 £60,000 -25.00%
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Kubernetes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 1,793 (88.54%) Docker
2 1,378 (68.05%) DevOps
3 1,215 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1,086 (53.63%) Python
5 1,042 (51.46%) Linux
6 899 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
7 872 (43.06%) Ansible
8 833 (41.14%) Puppet
9 755 (37.28%) Java
10 745 (36.79%) Jenkins
11 696 (34.37%) Opscode Chef
12 502 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 485 (23.95%) Terraform
14 466 (23.01%) Ruby
15 464 (22.91%) Configuration Management
16 462 (22.81%) Microservices
17 459 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
18 406 (20.05%) Bash Shell
19 391 (19.31%) Finance
20 376 (18.57%) Software Engineering
21 361 (17.83%) JavaScript
22 338 (16.69%) Google
23 326 (16.10%) Node.js
24 319 (15.75%) Git (software)
25 315 (15.56%) Open Source
25 315 (15.56%) Go
26 307 (15.16%) Google Cloud Platform
27 299 (14.77%) NoSQL
28 298 (14.72%) SQL
29 291 (14.37%) MySQL

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
1 278 (13.73%) OpenStack
2 199 (9.83%) Elasticsearch
3 166 (8.20%) Apache Spark
4 129 (6.37%) Apache
5 114 (5.63%) nginx
6 108 (5.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 89 (4.40%) Tomcat
8 66 (3.26%) Confluence
9 54 (2.67%) WebSphere
10 39 (1.93%) Apache Solr
11 28 (1.38%) Ethereum
12 25 (1.23%) IIS
13 23 (1.14%) JBoss
14 21 (1.04%) CloudStack
15 15 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.49%) Hyperledger
17 7 (0.35%) CMS
17 7 (0.35%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.35%) WebLogic
18 4 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,215 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 502 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 307 (15.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 163 (8.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 134 (6.62%) SaaS
6 132 (6.52%) PaaS
7 131 (6.47%) OpenShift
8 124 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
9 96 (4.74%) GitHub
10 87 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
11 83 (4.10%) Amazon S3
12 68 (3.36%) IaaS
13 42 (2.07%) npm
13 42 (2.07%) Serverless
14 36 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 27 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 22 (1.09%) Slack
17 21 (1.04%) Datadog
18 19 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 118 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 117 (5.78%) Firewall
3 101 (4.99%) DNS
4 99 (4.89%) VPN
5 59 (2.91%) HTTP
6 56 (2.77%) Internet
7 30 (1.48%) DHCP
8 29 (1.43%) SSL
9 24 (1.19%) IPsec
9 24 (1.19%) SAN
10 16 (0.79%) Broadband
10 16 (0.79%) Kerberos
11 14 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (0.64%) VSAN
13 12 (0.59%) VLAN
14 11 (0.54%) NAS
14 11 (0.54%) WAN
15 10 (0.49%) ICMP
15 10 (0.49%) LAN
15 10 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (14.77%) NoSQL
2 291 (14.37%) MySQL
3 286 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
4 277 (13.68%) MongoDB
5 218 (10.77%) Big Data
6 187 (9.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 152 (7.51%) Redis
8 141 (6.96%) Hadoop
9 96 (4.74%) Relational Database
10 71 (3.51%) SQL Server
11 65 (3.21%) Blockchain
12 63 (3.11%) Amazon RDS
13 45 (2.22%) RDBMS
14 37 (1.83%) Apache Hive
15 35 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 31 (1.53%) HBase
17 29 (1.43%) MariaDB
18 24 (1.19%) Couchbase
19 20 (0.99%) Oracle Database
20 19 (0.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 745 (36.79%) Jenkins
2 319 (15.75%) Git (software)
3 158 (7.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 153 (7.56%) Maven
5 127 (6.27%) JIRA
6 122 (6.02%) TeamCity
7 112 (5.53%) Vagrant
8 97 (4.79%) Gradle
9 53 (2.62%) gulp
9 53 (2.62%) JUnit
10 52 (2.57%) GitLab
10 52 (2.57%) Hudson
11 49 (2.42%) Cucumber
12 47 (2.32%) Travis CI
13 45 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
15 39 (1.93%) Selenium
16 33 (1.63%) Jasmine
17 31 (1.53%) Grunt
17 31 (1.53%) Subversion
General
1 391 (19.31%) Finance
2 123 (6.07%) Games
3 104 (5.14%) Retail
4 77 (3.80%) Marketing
4 77 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 70 (3.46%) Banking
6 60 (2.96%) Legal
7 56 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 55 (2.72%) Electronics
9 38 (1.88%) Law
10 27 (1.33%) Publishing
11 22 (1.09%) Advertising
12 14 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.20%) Automotive
14 4 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.049%) French Language
15 1 (0.049%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 750 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 389 (19.21%) Developer
3 192 (9.48%) AWS DevOps
4 179 (8.84%) Linux Engineer
5 167 (8.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 163 (8.05%) AWS Engineer
7 134 (6.62%) Cloud Engineer
8 131 (6.47%) Architect
9 126 (6.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 126 (6.22%) Java Developer
10 124 (6.12%) Software Engineer
11 118 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
12 116 (5.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 113 (5.58%) Lead DevOps
14 97 (4.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 81 (4.00%) Administrator
16 80 (3.95%) Senior Developer
17 77 (3.80%) Consultant
18 74 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
19 71 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (16.10%) Node.js
2 244 (12.05%) Web Services
3 183 (9.04%) .NET
4 158 (7.80%) React
4 158 (7.80%) REST
5 152 (7.51%) AngularJS
6 131 (6.47%) Kafka
6 131 (6.47%) Spring
7 118 (5.83%) HTML
8 117 (5.78%) RESTful
9 106 (5.23%) CSS
10 101 (4.99%) Elastic Stack
11 93 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
12 65 (3.21%) Natural Language Processing
13 64 (3.16%) Spring Boot
14 55 (2.72%) LAMP
15 53 (2.62%) ActiveMQ
16 47 (2.32%) HTML5
17 45 (2.22%) Django
18 38 (1.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 152 (7.51%) Fintech
2 128 (6.32%) Public Cloud
3 127 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 124 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 108 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
7 62 (3.06%) Private Cloud
8 56 (2.77%) Cyberthreat
9 52 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
11 39 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 30 (1.48%) Clustering
13 27 (1.33%) Cloud Native
13 27 (1.33%) Replication
14 25 (1.23%) Blog
15 23 (1.14%) User Experience
16 18 (0.89%) Online Games
17 17 (0.84%) Bitcoin
17 17 (0.84%) Robotics
18 14 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,042 (51.46%) Linux
2 156 (7.70%) Unix
3 147 (7.26%) CentOS
4 113 (5.58%) Windows
5 111 (5.48%) Ubuntu
6 104 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 95 (4.69%) CoreOS
8 73 (3.60%) Debian
9 18 (0.89%) Android
10 15 (0.74%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.64%) AIX
13 12 (0.59%) DC/OS
14 10 (0.49%) VMS
15 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.25%) Mesosphere
17 5 (0.25%) Solaris
17 5 (0.25%) SUSE
17 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,378 (68.05%) DevOps
2 899 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 464 (22.91%) Configuration Management
4 462 (22.81%) Microservices
5 459 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
6 376 (18.57%) Software Engineering
7 315 (15.56%) Open Source
8 266 (13.14%) Scrum
9 261 (12.89%) TDD
10 256 (12.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 194 (9.58%) Test Automation
12 184 (9.09%) Machine Learning
13 167 (8.25%) BDD
14 120 (5.93%) High Availability
15 118 (5.83%) Mentoring
16 117 (5.78%) E-Commerce
17 102 (5.04%) SDLC
18 100 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
19 96 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
19 96 (4.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,086 (53.63%) Python
2 755 (37.28%) Java
3 466 (23.01%) Ruby
4 406 (20.05%) Bash Shell
5 361 (17.83%) JavaScript
6 315 (15.56%) Go
7 298 (14.72%) SQL
8 191 (9.43%) C#
9 163 (8.05%) Perl
10 137 (6.77%) Scala
11 132 (6.52%) Shell Script
12 121 (5.98%) PHP
13 106 (5.23%) C++
14 77 (3.80%) PowerShell
15 71 (3.51%) Groovy
16 67 (3.31%) C
17 50 (2.47%) ES6
18 31 (1.53%) Clojure
19 20 (0.99%) Solidity
19 20 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (7.36%) Degree
2 97 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 72 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 68 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.49%) PhD
8 7 (0.35%) OCP
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.20%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.15%) CCIE
11 3 (0.15%) JNCIE
11 3 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.099%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.099%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.099%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.94%) GCP
2 77 (3.80%) QA
3 9 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.40%) SLA
5 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.25%) GDPR
5 5 (0.25%) SEPA
6 3 (0.15%) PSD2
7 2 (0.099%) COBIT
7 2 (0.099%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.049%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.049%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.049%) PMO
8 1 (0.049%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1,793 (88.54%) Docker
2 98 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
4 46 (2.27%) vSphere
5 45 (2.22%) LXC
6 39 (1.93%) Ceph
7 31 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.23%) VirtualBox
9 24 (1.19%) HDFS
9 24 (1.19%) iptables
10 20 (0.99%) Hyper-V
10 20 (0.99%) Xen
11 19 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 16 (0.79%) KVM
12 16 (0.79%) Varnish
12 16 (0.79%) VMware NSX
13 9 (0.44%) Apache Flume
13 9 (0.44%) GlusterFS
14 8 (0.40%) Active Directory
14 8 (0.40%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 872 (43.06%) Ansible
2 833 (41.14%) Puppet
3 696 (34.37%) Opscode Chef
4 485 (23.95%) Terraform
5 133 (6.57%) Docker Swarm
6 107 (5.28%) Packer
7 103 (5.09%) Salt
8 94 (4.64%) Mesos
9 87 (4.30%) Nagios
10 70 (3.46%) Prometheus
11 50 (2.47%) Kibana
12 41 (2.02%) Rancher
13 40 (1.98%) logstash
14 36 (1.78%) Grafana
15 26 (1.28%) ZABBIX
16 25 (1.23%) Consul
17 23 (1.14%) HAProxy
18 20 (0.99%) Marathon
18 20 (0.99%) rkt
19 19 (0.94%) Graphite
Vendors
1 338 (16.69%) Google
2 217 (10.72%) VMware
3 171 (8.44%) Red Hat
4 129 (6.37%) Oracle
5 105 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 82 (4.05%) Splunk
7 80 (3.95%) SaltStack
8 71 (3.51%) SAP
9 57 (2.81%) IBM
10 46 (2.27%) New Relic
11 42 (2.07%) AppDynamics
12 37 (1.83%) Atlassian
13 26 (1.28%) Rackspace
14 25 (1.23%) NetApp
15 17 (0.84%) Twitter
16 16 (0.79%) Hortonworks
16 16 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.54%) CA
17 11 (0.54%) Micro Focus
17 11 (0.54%) PagerDuty