Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 403 937
Rank change year-on-year +208 +534 +325
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 2,878 1,289 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.77% 0.79% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.59% 8.90% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,373 1,068 270
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 16,357 14,491 16,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.06% 8.89% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,051 11,813 13,606
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,450 £75,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +108 1,776 £72,500 - 368
South East +145 362 £57,250 -6.91% 70
North of England +247 347 £52,500 +5.00% 66
North West +151 224 £54,000 +5.37% 48
East of England +119 144 £60,000 -7.69% 25
Midlands +84 119 £50,000 - 24
South West +83 113 £50,000 +25.00% 34
Yorkshire +132 108 £52,500 +110.00% 15
West Midlands +69 77 £50,000 - 18
East Midlands +30 42 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North East -4 15 £57,500 +64.29% 3
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2,535 (88.08%) Docker
2 1,900 (66.02%) DevOps
3 1,779 (61.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1,432 (49.76%) Linux
5 1,420 (49.34%) Python
6 1,259 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1,172 (40.72%) Ansible
8 1,149 (39.92%) Java
9 1,062 (36.90%) Jenkins
10 979 (34.02%) Microsoft Azure
11 937 (32.56%) Puppet
12 820 (28.49%) Terraform
13 791 (27.48%) Opscode Chef
14 780 (27.10%) Continuous Integration
15 747 (25.96%) Microservices
16 606 (21.06%) Git (software)
17 587 (20.40%) Ruby
18 541 (18.80%) Finance
19 536 (18.62%) Configuration Management
20 534 (18.55%) Bash Shell
21 528 (18.35%) Google Cloud Platform
22 520 (18.07%) Software Engineering
23 503 (17.48%) Google
24 502 (17.44%) Open Source
25 492 (17.10%) Go
26 460 (15.98%) JavaScript
27 432 (15.01%) NoSQL
28 414 (14.38%) MySQL
29 410 (14.25%) Node.js
30 406 (14.11%) 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
1 258 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
2 217 (7.54%) OpenStack
3 170 (5.91%) Apache Spark
4 158 (5.49%) Apache
5 116 (4.03%) nginx
6 96 (3.34%) Ethereum
7 88 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 75 (2.61%) Confluence
9 62 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 51 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 44 (1.53%) JBoss
12 36 (1.25%) WebLogic
13 35 (1.22%) Apache Solr
14 33 (1.15%) CloudStack
15 27 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 24 (0.83%) Hyperledger
16 24 (0.83%) IIS
17 22 (0.76%) CMS
18 12 (0.42%) NServiceBus
18 12 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.24%) HipChat
2 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.069%) Blender
4 2 (0.069%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.035%) Mingle
5 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.035%) Weka
Business Applications
1 49 (1.70%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.31%) Ripple
3 7 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.14%) Magento
4 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.035%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.035%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.035%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.035%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,779 (61.81%) Amazon AWS
2 979 (34.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 528 (18.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 236 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 224 (7.78%) Amazon EC2
6 206 (7.16%) OpenShift
7 194 (6.74%) SaaS
8 186 (6.46%) GitHub
9 184 (6.39%) Amazon S3
10 162 (5.63%) PaaS
11 153 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
12 139 (4.83%) Serverless
13 107 (3.72%) IaaS
14 69 (2.40%) IBM Cloud
15 66 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
16 63 (2.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 55 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 42 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
19 40 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 37 (1.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.03%) TCP/IP
2 111 (3.86%) DNS
3 92 (3.20%) Firewall
4 91 (3.16%) VPN
5 89 (3.09%) HTTP
6 41 (1.42%) Internet
7 33 (1.15%) VSAN
8 21 (0.73%) SMTP
9 19 (0.66%) SSH
9 19 (0.66%) SSL
10 14 (0.49%) AMQP
10 14 (0.49%) DHCP
10 14 (0.49%) Network Security
11 13 (0.45%) WAN
12 11 (0.38%) LAN
12 11 (0.38%) SAN
12 11 (0.38%) X.509
13 8 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (0.24%) FTP
14 7 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (15.01%) NoSQL
2 414 (14.38%) MySQL
3 318 (11.05%) MongoDB
4 316 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
5 279 (9.69%) Big Data
6 225 (7.82%) Redis
7 213 (7.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 181 (6.29%) SQL Server
9 171 (5.94%) Hadoop
10 157 (5.46%) Blockchain
11 122 (4.24%) Relational Database
12 78 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
13 60 (2.08%) RDBMS
14 56 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
15 47 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 47 (1.63%) Neo4j
16 46 (1.60%) MariaDB
17 39 (1.36%) Data Lake
18 34 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
19 32 (1.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,062 (36.90%) Jenkins
2 606 (21.06%) Git (software)
3 237 (8.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 227 (7.89%) Vagrant
5 169 (5.87%) TeamCity
6 159 (5.52%) JIRA
7 148 (5.14%) Maven
8 108 (3.75%) GitLab
9 98 (3.41%) JUnit
10 96 (3.34%) Gradle
11 82 (2.85%) GoCD
12 80 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
13 75 (2.61%) Subversion
14 69 (2.40%) Bitbucket
14 69 (2.40%) Mocha
15 67 (2.33%) Hudson
16 64 (2.22%) Cucumber
17 60 (2.08%) Selenium
18 57 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
19 52 (1.81%) Travis CI
General
1 541 (18.80%) Finance
2 213 (7.40%) Banking
3 177 (6.15%) Retail
4 131 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 107 (3.72%) Marketing
6 99 (3.44%) Games
7 65 (2.26%) Advertising
8 64 (2.22%) Manufacturing
9 59 (2.05%) Law
10 53 (1.84%) Electronics
11 36 (1.25%) Investment Banking
12 29 (1.01%) Publishing
13 25 (0.87%) Legal
14 13 (0.45%) Front Office
15 12 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.21%) French Language
19 5 (0.17%) Italian Language
19 5 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,143 (39.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 677 (23.52%) Developer
3 256 (8.90%) Java Developer
4 229 (7.96%) AWS DevOps
5 215 (7.47%) Senior DevOps
6 208 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
7 205 (7.12%) Architect
8 201 (6.98%) Software Engineer
9 198 (6.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 186 (6.46%) Cloud Engineer
11 173 (6.01%) Senior Developer
12 170 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
13 167 (5.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 152 (5.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 148 (5.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 118 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 105 (3.65%) Java Engineer
18 90 (3.13%) Platform Engineer
19 89 (3.09%) Lead DevOps
20 82 (2.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (14.25%) Node.js
2 406 (14.11%) Web Services
3 288 (10.01%) Spring
4 267 (9.28%) AngularJS
5 238 (8.27%) Kafka
6 236 (8.20%) .NET
7 233 (8.10%) React
8 232 (8.06%) RESTful
9 197 (6.85%) REST
10 191 (6.64%) HTML
11 176 (6.12%) CSS
12 149 (5.18%) Spring Boot
13 137 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
14 135 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
15 77 (2.68%) J2EE
16 75 (2.61%) Jest
17 71 (2.47%) LAMP
18 66 (2.29%) HTML5
19 60 (2.08%) ASP.NET
19 60 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 249 (8.65%) Fintech
2 194 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 172 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
4 162 (5.63%) Public Cloud
5 127 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 104 (3.61%) Data Centre
7 103 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
8 86 (2.99%) Bitcoin
9 69 (2.40%) Cloud Native
10 67 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
11 59 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 57 (1.98%) User Experience
13 56 (1.95%) Private Cloud
14 46 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
15 44 (1.53%) Blog
16 36 (1.25%) Algorithms
17 35 (1.22%) Mobile App
18 31 (1.08%) Management Information System
19 28 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 27 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,432 (49.76%) Linux
2 241 (8.37%) Windows
3 150 (5.21%) Unix
4 131 (4.55%) CentOS
5 101 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 100 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (2.54%) Debian
8 65 (2.26%) Windows Server
9 60 (2.08%) VMS
10 56 (1.95%) CoreOS
11 36 (1.25%) Android
12 25 (0.87%) DC/OS
13 23 (0.80%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 15 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.24%) AIX
18 6 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
18 6 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
19 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,900 (66.02%) DevOps
2 1,259 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 780 (27.10%) Continuous Integration
4 747 (25.96%) Microservices
5 536 (18.62%) Configuration Management
6 520 (18.07%) Software Engineering
7 502 (17.44%) Open Source
8 402 (13.97%) TDD
9 389 (13.52%) Scrum
10 387 (13.45%) Test Automation
11 321 (11.15%) Continuous Delivery
12 242 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
13 201 (6.98%) Machine Learning
14 180 (6.25%) BDD
15 176 (6.12%) E-Commerce
16 172 (5.98%) Deployment Automation
17 167 (5.80%) Analytics
18 159 (5.52%) High Availability
19 158 (5.49%) SDLC
20 146 (5.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,420 (49.34%) Python
2 1,149 (39.92%) Java
3 587 (20.40%) Ruby
4 534 (18.55%) Bash Shell
5 492 (17.10%) Go
6 460 (15.98%) JavaScript
7 393 (13.66%) SQL
8 279 (9.69%) C#
9 209 (7.26%) Scala
10 191 (6.64%) Perl
11 184 (6.39%) PHP
12 181 (6.29%) PowerShell
13 173 (6.01%) Java 8
14 117 (4.07%) Shell Script
15 113 (3.93%) C++
16 91 (3.16%) ES6
17 81 (2.81%) Groovy
18 71 (2.47%) Solidity
19 61 (2.12%) C
20 53 (1.84%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 251 (8.72%) Degree
2 102 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 93 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (2.26%) Master's Degree
5 55 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.36%) AWS Certification
7 31 (1.08%) Sun Certification
8 21 (0.73%) RHCE
9 19 (0.66%) PhD
10 18 (0.63%) RHCSA
11 15 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.28%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.24%) CCIE
13 7 (0.24%) CISSP
13 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.21%) MCSE
15 5 (0.17%) CCIE Security
15 5 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (7.61%) GCP
2 112 (3.89%) QA
3 14 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.31%) PSD2
5 9 (0.31%) SLA
6 6 (0.21%) GDPR
7 5 (0.17%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.14%) PMO
9 2 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.035%) SEPA
10 1 (0.035%) UCITS
System Software
1 2,535 (88.08%) Docker
2 186 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
4 60 (2.08%) VirtualBox
5 54 (1.88%) vSphere
6 44 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (1.49%) KVM
8 38 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 35 (1.22%) Ceph
9 35 (1.22%) VMware NSX
10 32 (1.11%) Active Directory
11 30 (1.04%) LXC
12 27 (0.94%) Xen
13 26 (0.90%) oVirt
14 25 (0.87%) RHEV
15 24 (0.83%) HDFS
16 8 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.28%) Postfix
17 7 (0.24%) Dovecot
17 7 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,172 (40.72%) Ansible
2 937 (32.56%) Puppet
3 820 (28.49%) Terraform
4 791 (27.48%) Opscode Chef
5 263 (9.14%) Docker Swarm
6 183 (6.36%) Nagios
7 165 (5.73%) Packer
7 165 (5.73%) Salt
8 103 (3.58%) Rancher
9 102 (3.54%) Mesos
10 101 (3.51%) Prometheus
11 85 (2.95%) Grafana
12 84 (2.92%) Kibana
13 83 (2.88%) Consul
14 82 (2.85%) ZABBIX
15 72 (2.50%) logstash
16 51 (1.77%) Graphite
17 33 (1.15%) HAProxy
18 31 (1.08%) vRealize
19 27 (0.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 503 (17.48%) Google
2 306 (10.63%) VMware
3 189 (6.57%) Red Hat
4 183 (6.36%) Oracle
5 148 (5.14%) Microsoft
6 145 (5.04%) Splunk
7 100 (3.47%) IBM
8 93 (3.23%) SAP
9 89 (3.09%) New Relic
10 85 (2.95%) SaltStack
11 77 (2.68%) AppDynamics
12 61 (2.12%) Atlassian
13 36 (1.25%) Cisco
14 35 (1.22%) Hortonworks
15 34 (1.18%) Cloudera
16 20 (0.69%) PagerDuty
16 20 (0.69%) Rackspace
16 20 (0.69%) Talend
17 19 (0.66%) Informatica
18 18 (0.63%) Apple