Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 196 496
Rank change year-on-year +113 +300 +377
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 2,537 1,361 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.79% 1.82% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.71% 17.75% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,046 1,147 328
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £49,125 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8,539 7,666 7,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.75% 10.26% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6,881 6,379 6,688
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +124 525 £75,000 +7.14% 164
West London +35 59 £65,000 -10.34% 101
South London +26 53 £65,000 -12.75% 23
East London +23 29 £70,000 -36.36% 36
North London +11 3 £50,000 -11.11% 6
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2,181 (85.97%) Docker
2 1,629 (64.21%) DevOps
3 1,507 (59.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1,115 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
5 1,086 (42.81%) Python
6 1,080 (42.57%) Linux
7 958 (37.76%) Ansible
8 930 (36.66%) Java
9 862 (33.98%) Microsoft Azure
10 854 (33.66%) Microservices
11 774 (30.51%) Terraform
12 763 (30.07%) Jenkins
13 692 (27.28%) Puppet
14 648 (25.54%) Google Cloud Platform
15 538 (21.21%) Finance
16 536 (21.13%) Opscode Chef
17 528 (20.81%) Google
18 485 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
19 456 (17.97%) Software Engineering
20 453 (17.86%) Git (software)
21 441 (17.38%) Go
22 433 (17.07%) Configuration Management
23 399 (15.73%) JavaScript
24 380 (14.98%) Node.js
25 369 (14.54%) Open Source
26 367 (14.47%) Ruby
27 366 (14.43%) Bash Shell
28 362 (14.27%) SQL
29 345 (13.60%) TDD
30 335 (13.20%) Fintech

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
1 192 (7.57%) Elasticsearch
2 126 (4.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 124 (4.89%) Apache Spark
4 117 (4.61%) Tomcat
5 107 (4.22%) Apache
6 87 (3.43%) OpenStack
7 77 (3.04%) Confluence
8 75 (2.96%) Ethereum
9 70 (2.76%) WebLogic
10 69 (2.72%) WebSphere
11 57 (2.25%) nginx
12 35 (1.38%) Apache Solr
13 24 (0.95%) Anypoint
14 21 (0.83%) IIS
15 10 (0.39%) CMS
16 9 (0.35%) Hyperledger
17 8 (0.32%) JBoss
18 7 (0.28%) Mule
19 6 (0.24%) SharePoint
19 6 (0.24%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.079%) HipChat
2 2 (0.079%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.079%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.079%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (0.95%) Ripple
2 18 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (0.20%) Front Arena
4 5 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.16%) Magento
6 2 (0.079%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.039%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.039%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,507 (59.40%) Amazon AWS
2 862 (33.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 648 (25.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 230 (9.07%) PaaS
5 192 (7.57%) OpenShift
6 190 (7.49%) GitHub
7 182 (7.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 178 (7.02%) Serverless
9 161 (6.35%) SaaS
10 141 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
11 128 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
12 111 (4.38%) Amazon S3
13 97 (3.82%) IBM Cloud
14 96 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
15 73 (2.88%) IaaS
16 44 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 34 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 28 (1.10%) Route 53
19 23 (0.91%) Slack
20 21 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 118 (4.65%) Firewall
2 76 (3.00%) VPN
3 55 (2.17%) DNS
4 54 (2.13%) HTTP
5 38 (1.50%) Network Security
6 29 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 28 (1.10%) Internet
8 19 (0.75%) WAN
9 16 (0.63%) BGP
9 16 (0.63%) LAN
10 13 (0.51%) SSL
10 13 (0.51%) VLAN
11 12 (0.47%) OSPF
12 10 (0.39%) VSAN
13 9 (0.35%) DHCP
14 6 (0.24%) SAN
14 6 (0.24%) SMTP
14 6 (0.24%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.20%) AMQP
16 4 (0.16%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (10.64%) NoSQL
2 236 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 199 (7.84%) MySQL
4 188 (7.41%) Big Data
5 177 (6.98%) MongoDB
6 151 (5.95%) SQL Server
7 130 (5.12%) Blockchain
8 109 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 102 (4.02%) Relational Database
10 99 (3.90%) Redis
11 97 (3.82%) Hadoop
12 83 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
13 48 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 37 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (1.18%) Apache Hive
17 27 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
18 26 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
18 26 (1.02%) Oracle Database
19 24 (0.95%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 763 (30.07%) Jenkins
2 453 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 187 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 175 (6.90%) Maven
5 169 (6.66%) TeamCity
6 150 (5.91%) JIRA
7 105 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 97 (3.82%) GitLab
9 85 (3.35%) Vagrant
10 78 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 76 (3.00%) Subversion
12 72 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
13 68 (2.68%) CircleCI
14 64 (2.52%) Cucumber
14 64 (2.52%) Gradle
15 61 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
16 55 (2.17%) Mocha
17 53 (2.09%) JUnit
18 52 (2.05%) Selenium
18 52 (2.05%) Travis CI
General
1 538 (21.21%) Finance
2 203 (8.00%) Banking
3 146 (5.75%) Retail
4 126 (4.97%) Law
5 87 (3.43%) Games
6 70 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 58 (2.29%) Marketing
8 40 (1.58%) Front Office
9 35 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.02%) Advertising
12 25 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.95%) Publishing
14 19 (0.75%) Electronics
14 19 (0.75%) Legal
15 16 (0.63%) Automotive
16 14 (0.55%) Back Office
17 6 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.16%) Interactive Media
18 4 (0.16%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 852 (33.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 700 (27.59%) Developer
3 259 (10.21%) Java Developer
4 219 (8.63%) Architect
5 203 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 190 (7.49%) AWS DevOps
6 190 (7.49%) Senior DevOps
7 185 (7.29%) AWS Engineer
8 157 (6.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 149 (5.87%) Linux Engineer
10 142 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 138 (5.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 125 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
13 121 (4.77%) Software Engineer
14 117 (4.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 111 (4.38%) Lead DevOps
16 101 (3.98%) Platform Engineer
17 100 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
18 95 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
19 87 (3.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (14.98%) Node.js
2 298 (11.75%) Spring
3 262 (10.33%) Web Services
4 260 (10.25%) React
5 246 (9.70%) .NET
5 246 (9.70%) Spring Boot
6 225 (8.87%) Kafka
7 218 (8.59%) RESTful
8 190 (7.49%) AngularJS
9 157 (6.19%) REST
10 148 (5.83%) HTML
11 141 (5.56%) CSS
12 123 (4.85%) .NET Core
13 99 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
14 92 (3.63%) Redux
15 91 (3.59%) Java EE
16 84 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
17 79 (3.11%) HTML5
18 67 (2.64%) SOAP
19 61 (2.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 335 (13.20%) Fintech
2 229 (9.03%) Greenfield Project
3 183 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 131 (5.16%) Cloud Native
5 119 (4.69%) Public Cloud
6 117 (4.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 93 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
8 89 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (3.23%) Data Centre
10 80 (3.15%) User Experience
11 79 (3.11%) Blog
12 73 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
13 67 (2.64%) Bitcoin
14 58 (2.29%) Mobile App
15 55 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
16 50 (1.97%) Algorithms
17 43 (1.69%) Data Structures
18 40 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 33 (1.30%) Hedge funds
20 31 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1,080 (42.57%) Linux
2 234 (9.22%) Windows
3 128 (5.05%) Unix
4 127 (5.01%) CentOS
5 103 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (3.00%) Ubuntu
7 56 (2.21%) Windows Server
8 55 (2.17%) VMS
9 46 (1.81%) Android
10 34 (1.34%) Debian
11 30 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 26 (1.02%) CoreOS
13 21 (0.83%) DC/OS
14 17 (0.67%) Fedora
14 17 (0.67%) Mesosphere
15 15 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (0.51%) Solaris
16 13 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,629 (64.21%) DevOps
2 1,115 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
3 854 (33.66%) Microservices
4 485 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 456 (17.97%) Software Engineering
6 433 (17.07%) Configuration Management
7 369 (14.54%) Open Source
8 345 (13.60%) TDD
9 312 (12.30%) Scrum
10 281 (11.08%) Test Automation
11 266 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 221 (8.71%) Deployment Automation
13 206 (8.12%) Machine Learning
14 198 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
15 160 (6.31%) BDD
15 160 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 156 (6.15%) Artificial Intelligence
17 132 (5.20%) High Availability
18 125 (4.93%) Mentoring
19 117 (4.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,086 (42.81%) Python
2 930 (36.66%) Java
3 441 (17.38%) Go
4 399 (15.73%) JavaScript
5 367 (14.47%) Ruby
6 366 (14.43%) Bash Shell
7 362 (14.27%) SQL
8 296 (11.67%) C#
9 201 (7.92%) Scala
10 154 (6.07%) PowerShell
11 145 (5.72%) C++
12 143 (5.64%) Perl
13 141 (5.56%) PHP
14 129 (5.08%) Java 8
15 101 (3.98%) TypeScript
16 84 (3.31%) ES6
17 83 (3.27%) C
17 83 (3.27%) Shell Script
18 49 (1.93%) Groovy
18 49 (1.93%) R
Qualifications
1 221 (8.71%) Degree
2 87 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (2.72%) Master's Degree
4 54 (2.13%) AWS Certification
5 47 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 33 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.51%) RHCE
7 13 (0.51%) RHCSA
8 12 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.20%) CISSP
9 5 (0.20%) OCP
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.16%) CCIE
10 4 (0.16%) CCNP
10 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.16%) SANS
10 4 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.16%) VCP6
10 4 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (6.27%) QA
2 11 (0.43%) PMO
3 8 (0.32%) GDPR
4 7 (0.28%) SLA
5 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.079%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.039%) SEPA
7 1 (0.039%) UCITS
System Software
1 2,181 (85.97%) Docker
2 74 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
2 74 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 35 (1.38%) VirtualBox
5 27 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (0.95%) Xen
7 19 (0.75%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.59%) VMware NSX
9 13 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (0.47%) etcd
11 11 (0.43%) KVM
12 10 (0.39%) HDFS
12 10 (0.39%) Varnish
13 7 (0.28%) pfSense
14 6 (0.24%) iptables
14 6 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.20%) LXC
15 5 (0.20%) QEMU
15 5 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 958 (37.76%) Ansible
2 774 (30.51%) Terraform
3 692 (27.28%) Puppet
4 536 (21.13%) Opscode Chef
5 213 (8.40%) Docker Swarm
6 138 (5.44%) Salt
7 124 (4.89%) Prometheus
8 96 (3.78%) Nagios
9 95 (3.74%) Grafana
10 87 (3.43%) Packer
11 80 (3.15%) Mesos
12 71 (2.80%) ZABBIX
13 69 (2.72%) Consul
14 61 (2.40%) Rancher
15 43 (1.69%) Graphite
16 28 (1.10%) HAProxy
17 27 (1.06%) Kibana
18 26 (1.02%) Opsview
19 22 (0.87%) Automic
20 15 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 528 (20.81%) Google
2 264 (10.41%) Red Hat
3 143 (5.64%) Microsoft
4 125 (4.93%) VMware
5 118 (4.65%) Splunk
6 112 (4.41%) Oracle
7 103 (4.06%) IBM
8 81 (3.19%) SAP
9 61 (2.40%) New Relic
10 60 (2.36%) AppDynamics
10 60 (2.36%) Atlassian
11 43 (1.69%) Cisco
12 35 (1.38%) SaltStack
13 29 (1.14%) WorldPay
14 26 (1.02%) MuleSoft
15 25 (0.99%) Cloudera
15 25 (0.99%) Hortonworks
16 24 (0.95%) Facebook
16 24 (0.95%) PagerDuty
17 22 (0.87%) Apple