Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 242 618
Rank change year-on-year +106 +376 +270
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 1,773 1,000 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.53% 1.42% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.18% 13.65% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 834 250
London median annual salary £72,500 £71,250 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.75% -1.72% +3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,375
90th Percentile £97,750 £99,400 £95,000
England 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7,992 7,324 8,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.42% 10.42% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,571 6,081 6,991
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in London over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in London

Kubernetes
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +93 312 £72,500 +3.57% 111
West London +1 32 £67,500 +12.50% 54
South London +21 29 £63,750 -3.77% 10
East London +1 8 £72,500 +26.09% 12
North London -5 3 £50,000 -50.00% 5
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 1,544 (87.08%) Docker
2 1,243 (70.11%) DevOps
3 1,225 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
4 873 (49.24%) Python
5 865 (48.79%) Linux
6 759 (42.81%) Ansible
7 690 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
8 647 (36.49%) Java
9 646 (36.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 631 (35.59%) Jenkins
11 561 (31.64%) Terraform
12 555 (31.30%) Puppet
13 491 (27.69%) Microservices
14 464 (26.17%) Opscode Chef
15 450 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
16 397 (22.39%) Finance
17 365 (20.59%) Google Cloud Platform
18 364 (20.53%) Git (software)
19 351 (19.80%) Ruby
20 339 (19.12%) Google
21 308 (17.37%) Go
22 305 (17.20%) Configuration Management
23 286 (16.13%) Software Engineering
24 281 (15.85%) NoSQL
24 281 (15.85%) Node.js
25 279 (15.74%) Bash Shell
26 273 (15.40%) Open Source
27 265 (14.95%) JavaScript
28 243 (13.71%) TDD
29 239 (13.48%) MySQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 167 (9.42%) Elasticsearch
2 129 (7.28%) Apache Spark
3 111 (6.26%) OpenStack
4 96 (5.41%) Ethereum
5 88 (4.96%) Apache
6 65 (3.67%) Tomcat
7 60 (3.38%) nginx
8 58 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 49 (2.76%) Confluence
10 38 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 28 (1.58%) WebLogic
12 24 (1.35%) Hyperledger
13 19 (1.07%) CMS
13 19 (1.07%) JBoss
14 17 (0.96%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.68%) IIS
16 10 (0.56%) CloudStack
17 8 (0.45%) WordPress
18 4 (0.23%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.056%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.056%) Mingle
3 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 49 (2.76%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.51%) Ripple
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.056%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.056%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.056%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.056%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,225 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
2 646 (36.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 365 (20.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 181 (10.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 178 (10.04%) Amazon EC2
6 163 (9.19%) Amazon S3
7 150 (8.46%) GitHub
8 122 (6.88%) Cloud Computing
9 112 (6.32%) PaaS
10 109 (6.15%) SaaS
11 107 (6.03%) Serverless
12 104 (5.87%) OpenShift
13 62 (3.50%) IaaS
14 57 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
14 57 (3.21%) IBM Cloud
15 53 (2.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 48 (2.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 37 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
18 32 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 31 (1.75%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.62%) DNS
2 70 (3.95%) HTTP
3 64 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 60 (3.38%) VPN
5 50 (2.82%) Firewall
6 26 (1.47%) Internet
7 21 (1.18%) SMTP
8 18 (1.02%) VSAN
9 15 (0.85%) SSH
10 11 (0.62%) SSL
11 7 (0.39%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.34%) SAN
13 5 (0.28%) X.509
14 4 (0.23%) DHCP
14 4 (0.23%) Network Security
14 4 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (0.17%) SNMP
15 3 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (15.85%) NoSQL
2 239 (13.48%) MySQL
3 183 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
4 182 (10.27%) Big Data
5 177 (9.98%) Redis
6 167 (9.42%) MongoDB
7 142 (8.01%) Blockchain
8 113 (6.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 110 (6.20%) Hadoop
10 81 (4.57%) SQL Server
11 78 (4.40%) Relational Database
12 48 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
13 42 (2.37%) Cosmos DB
14 41 (2.31%) RDBMS
15 38 (2.14%) Neo4j
16 35 (1.97%) Data Lake
17 31 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 29 (1.64%) Apache Hive
19 28 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
20 23 (1.30%) HBase
Development Applications
1 631 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 364 (20.53%) Git (software)
3 167 (9.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 117 (6.60%) TeamCity
5 106 (5.98%) Vagrant
6 99 (5.58%) Maven
7 87 (4.91%) JIRA
8 69 (3.89%) Mocha
9 67 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 65 (3.67%) GitLab
11 62 (3.50%) Gradle
12 54 (3.05%) Subversion
13 50 (2.82%) JUnit
14 39 (2.20%) Travis CI
15 38 (2.14%) Cucumber
16 34 (1.92%) Bitbucket
17 33 (1.86%) GoCD
17 33 (1.86%) gulp
18 29 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 397 (22.39%) Finance
2 186 (10.49%) Banking
3 101 (5.70%) Retail
4 83 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.93%) Games
6 41 (2.31%) Advertising
7 39 (2.20%) Law
8 34 (1.92%) Marketing
9 22 (1.24%) Legal
10 20 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.13%) Publishing
11 16 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.73%) Front Office
13 10 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.39%) Electronics
14 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.17%) Automotive
18 2 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 733 (41.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 430 (24.25%) Developer
3 168 (9.48%) AWS DevOps
4 160 (9.02%) Senior DevOps
5 149 (8.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 147 (8.29%) AWS Engineer
7 115 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
8 114 (6.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 113 (6.37%) Architect
10 112 (6.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 107 (6.03%) Senior Developer
11 107 (6.03%) Software Engineer
12 105 (5.92%) Java Developer
13 98 (5.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 91 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
15 80 (4.51%) Lead DevOps
16 73 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 53 (2.99%) Blockchain Developer
17 53 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
18 50 (2.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (15.85%) Node.js
2 223 (12.58%) Web Services
3 159 (8.97%) React
4 158 (8.91%) Kafka
5 146 (8.23%) AngularJS
5 146 (8.23%) RESTful
6 137 (7.73%) .NET
7 123 (6.94%) Spring
8 112 (6.32%) REST
9 111 (6.26%) HTML
10 100 (5.64%) CSS
11 87 (4.91%) Elastic Stack
12 75 (4.23%) Spring Boot
13 72 (4.06%) Jest
14 68 (3.84%) RabbitMQ
15 60 (3.38%) Chai
15 60 (3.38%) Smart Contracts
16 55 (3.10%) Redux
17 54 (3.05%) Enzyme
18 50 (2.82%) Truffle
Miscellaneous
1 216 (12.18%) Fintech
2 118 (6.66%) Computer Science
3 116 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
4 100 (5.64%) Public Cloud
5 86 (4.85%) Bitcoin
6 70 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (2.99%) Cloud Native
8 49 (2.76%) Data Centre
9 47 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
10 46 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 43 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 39 (2.20%) Blog
12 39 (2.20%) Private Cloud
13 38 (2.14%) User Experience
14 31 (1.75%) Algorithms
15 28 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
16 25 (1.41%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 19 (1.07%) Replication
18 16 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 865 (48.79%) Linux
2 106 (5.98%) Unix
3 94 (5.30%) Windows
4 69 (3.89%) CentOS
5 63 (3.55%) Ubuntu
6 57 (3.21%) VMS
7 47 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (2.26%) CoreOS
9 29 (1.64%) Android
10 23 (1.30%) Windows Server
11 20 (1.13%) Debian
12 19 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.68%) DC/OS
14 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.17%) Mesosphere
17 3 (0.17%) Solaris
18 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,243 (70.11%) DevOps
2 690 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
3 491 (27.69%) Microservices
4 450 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
5 305 (17.20%) Configuration Management
6 286 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 273 (15.40%) Open Source
8 243 (13.71%) TDD
9 228 (12.86%) Test Automation
10 222 (12.52%) Scrum
11 192 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 148 (8.35%) Machine Learning
13 142 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
14 126 (7.11%) E-Commerce
15 124 (6.99%) Analytics
16 119 (6.71%) BDD
17 108 (6.09%) Front End Development
18 107 (6.03%) Deployment Automation
19 98 (5.53%) Continuous Deployment
20 89 (5.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 873 (49.24%) Python
2 647 (36.49%) Java
3 351 (19.80%) Ruby
4 308 (17.37%) Go
5 279 (15.74%) Bash Shell
6 265 (14.95%) JavaScript
7 232 (13.09%) SQL
8 163 (9.19%) C#
9 137 (7.73%) Scala
10 118 (6.66%) PHP
11 90 (5.08%) ES6
12 87 (4.91%) Perl
13 81 (4.57%) PowerShell
14 77 (4.34%) Java 8
15 71 (4.00%) Solidity
16 65 (3.67%) Shell Script
17 55 (3.10%) Groovy
18 54 (3.05%) C++
19 35 (1.97%) Kotlin
20 31 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 136 (7.67%) Degree
2 45 (2.54%) Master's Degree
2 45 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.64%) AWS Certification
6 25 (1.41%) Sun Certification
7 14 (0.79%) PhD
8 8 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.23%) RHCE
9 4 (0.23%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.17%) CISSP
10 3 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.11%) MCSE
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.11%) SANS
12 1 (0.056%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (9.02%) GCP
2 85 (4.79%) QA
3 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.45%) PSD2
4 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) PMO
6 1 (0.056%) GDPR
6 1 (0.056%) SEPA
6 1 (0.056%) SLA
6 1 (0.056%) UCITS
System Software
1 1,544 (87.08%) Docker
2 97 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
3 75 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (2.09%) VirtualBox
5 27 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.13%) KVM
6 20 (1.13%) VMware NSX
6 20 (1.13%) vSphere
7 18 (1.02%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.90%) HDFS
9 15 (0.85%) LXC
10 13 (0.73%) Active Directory
11 10 (0.56%) oVirt
11 10 (0.56%) RHEV
12 8 (0.45%) Xen
13 6 (0.34%) iptables
13 6 (0.34%) QEMU
14 5 (0.28%) etcd
14 5 (0.28%) Varnish
14 5 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 759 (42.81%) Ansible
2 561 (31.64%) Terraform
3 555 (31.30%) Puppet
4 464 (26.17%) Opscode Chef
5 165 (9.31%) Docker Swarm
6 97 (5.47%) Salt
7 91 (5.13%) Nagios
8 89 (5.02%) Mesos
9 81 (4.57%) Packer
10 69 (3.89%) Prometheus
11 54 (3.05%) Grafana
12 48 (2.71%) ZABBIX
13 43 (2.43%) Consul
14 41 (2.31%) Rancher
15 30 (1.69%) HAProxy
16 29 (1.64%) Kibana
17 27 (1.52%) logstash
18 18 (1.02%) vRealize
19 17 (0.96%) Icinga
20 14 (0.79%) Graphite
Vendors
1 339 (19.12%) Google
2 129 (7.28%) VMware
3 119 (6.71%) Splunk
4 110 (6.20%) Red Hat
5 73 (4.12%) New Relic
5 73 (4.12%) Oracle
6 70 (3.95%) AppDynamics
7 66 (3.72%) IBM
8 65 (3.67%) Microsoft
9 41 (2.31%) Atlassian
10 31 (1.75%) Hortonworks
10 31 (1.75%) SaltStack
11 30 (1.69%) Cloudera
12 25 (1.41%) SAP
13 20 (1.13%) Rackspace
14 18 (1.02%) PagerDuty
15 17 (0.96%) Cisco
16 15 (0.85%) Informatica
16 15 (0.85%) Talend
17 14 (0.79%) Cognizant