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

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 226 533
Rank change year-on-year +126 +307 +353
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 2,229 1,199 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.24% 1.60% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.77% 15.43% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,849 1,001 322
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £49,750 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year - -6.90% +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 8,325 7,770 8,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.10% 10.34% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,818 6,409 6,996
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% +7.83% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 September 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 September 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 +137 432 £75,000 +3.45% 116
West London +40 51 £65,000 +8.33% 49
South London +30 47 £65,000 -10.34% 16
East London +4 13 £75,000 +30.43% 15
North London +5 2 £47,500 -7.32% 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1,947 (87.35%) Docker
2 1,491 (66.89%) DevOps
3 1,423 (63.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1,019 (45.72%) Python
5 1,005 (45.09%) Linux
6 917 (41.14%) Ansible
7 898 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
8 818 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 802 (35.98%) Java
10 712 (31.94%) Jenkins
11 689 (30.91%) Microservices
12 673 (30.19%) Terraform
13 650 (29.16%) Puppet
14 533 (23.91%) Google Cloud Platform
15 515 (23.10%) Opscode Chef
16 487 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
17 481 (21.58%) Finance
18 439 (19.69%) Google
19 420 (18.84%) Git (software)
20 412 (18.48%) Configuration Management
21 384 (17.23%) Go
22 379 (17.00%) Ruby
23 352 (15.79%) JavaScript
24 339 (15.21%) Software Engineering
25 338 (15.16%) Bash Shell
26 334 (14.98%) Node.js
27 318 (14.27%) Fintech
28 317 (14.22%) SQL
29 311 (13.95%) Open Source
30 290 (13.01%) TDD

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
1 153 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
2 133 (5.97%) Apache Spark
3 113 (5.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 111 (4.98%) OpenStack
5 97 (4.35%) Ethereum
6 91 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 87 (3.90%) Apache
8 64 (2.87%) WebLogic
8 64 (2.87%) WebSphere
9 52 (2.33%) Confluence
10 43 (1.93%) nginx
11 22 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 17 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.72%) Anypoint
13 16 (0.72%) IIS
14 15 (0.67%) Hyperledger
14 15 (0.67%) JBoss
15 14 (0.63%) CMS
16 6 (0.27%) CloudStack
16 6 (0.27%) uWSGI
Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.090%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.045%) HipChat
3 1 (0.045%) Mingle
3 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.045%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (1.08%) Distributed Ledger
1 24 (1.08%) Ripple
2 8 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.22%) Front Arena
3 5 (0.22%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.090%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.045%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,423 (63.84%) Amazon AWS
2 818 (36.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 533 (23.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 192 (8.61%) PaaS
5 174 (7.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 169 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
7 167 (7.49%) GitHub
8 158 (7.09%) Serverless
9 155 (6.95%) OpenShift
10 149 (6.68%) Amazon S3
11 148 (6.64%) Cloud Computing
12 126 (5.65%) SaaS
13 102 (4.58%) IBM Cloud
14 85 (3.81%) AWS Lambda
15 73 (3.28%) IaaS
16 44 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 40 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 28 (1.26%) Route 53
19 25 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 23 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.59%) Firewall
1 80 (3.59%) VPN
2 66 (2.96%) DNS
3 52 (2.33%) HTTP
4 44 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.39%) Internet
6 17 (0.76%) Network Security
6 17 (0.76%) VSAN
7 16 (0.72%) SSL
8 14 (0.63%) SMTP
9 11 (0.49%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.45%) BGP
10 10 (0.45%) SSH
11 9 (0.40%) DHCP
11 9 (0.40%) WAN
12 7 (0.31%) SAN
13 6 (0.27%) LAN
13 6 (0.27%) OSPF
13 6 (0.27%) VLAN
13 6 (0.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (12.34%) NoSQL
2 216 (9.69%) MySQL
3 206 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
4 186 (8.34%) Big Data
5 158 (7.09%) MongoDB
6 142 (6.37%) Blockchain
7 129 (5.79%) Redis
8 121 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 121 (5.43%) SQL Server
9 114 (5.11%) Hadoop
10 90 (4.04%) Relational Database
11 73 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
12 50 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 47 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
14 38 (1.70%) RDBMS
15 35 (1.57%) Neo4j
16 31 (1.39%) Apache Hive
17 28 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
18 26 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
19 21 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 712 (31.94%) Jenkins
2 420 (18.84%) Git (software)
3 171 (7.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 122 (5.47%) Maven
5 119 (5.34%) TeamCity
6 115 (5.16%) JIRA
7 97 (4.35%) Vagrant
8 82 (3.68%) GitLab
9 75 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 72 (3.23%) Mocha
11 71 (3.19%) Subversion
12 62 (2.78%) JUnit
13 59 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
14 58 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
15 57 (2.56%) Cucumber
16 46 (2.06%) Travis CI
17 44 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
18 42 (1.88%) Gradle
19 38 (1.70%) Visual Studio
20 36 (1.62%) CircleCI
General
1 481 (21.58%) Finance
2 209 (9.38%) Banking
3 113 (5.07%) Retail
4 85 (3.81%) Law
5 81 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 67 (3.01%) Games
7 42 (1.88%) Advertising
8 34 (1.53%) Front Office
9 33 (1.48%) Marketing
10 31 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.99%) Legal
14 19 (0.85%) Publishing
15 14 (0.63%) Automotive
16 13 (0.58%) Back Office
16 13 (0.58%) Electronics
17 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.090%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.090%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 813 (36.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 590 (26.47%) Developer
3 189 (8.48%) Senior DevOps
4 188 (8.43%) Architect
5 183 (8.21%) AWS DevOps
5 183 (8.21%) Java Developer
6 176 (7.90%) Senior Developer
7 168 (7.54%) AWS Engineer
8 153 (6.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 134 (6.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 128 (5.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 127 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
12 124 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
13 96 (4.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 94 (4.22%) Lead DevOps
14 94 (4.22%) Software Engineer
15 78 (3.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 73 (3.28%) Cloud Architect
17 72 (3.23%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 70 (3.14%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (14.98%) Node.js
2 251 (11.26%) Web Services
3 237 (10.63%) Spring
4 208 (9.33%) React
5 193 (8.66%) Spring Boot
6 189 (8.48%) Kafka
7 184 (8.25%) RESTful
8 178 (7.99%) .NET
9 153 (6.86%) AngularJS
10 143 (6.42%) REST
11 132 (5.92%) HTML
12 127 (5.70%) CSS
13 83 (3.72%) Elastic Stack
14 77 (3.45%) .NET Core
15 76 (3.41%) Java EE
16 75 (3.36%) Redux
17 69 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
18 64 (2.87%) Jest
19 59 (2.65%) Spring Cloud
20 58 (2.60%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 318 (14.27%) Fintech
2 189 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
3 165 (7.40%) Computer Science
4 118 (5.29%) Public Cloud
5 106 (4.76%) Cloud Native
6 100 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 93 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 90 (4.04%) Bitcoin
9 79 (3.54%) Data Centre
10 65 (2.92%) Blog
11 62 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
12 57 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
13 56 (2.51%) User Experience
14 47 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (1.84%) Algorithms
16 36 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 34 (1.53%) Data Structures
18 31 (1.39%) Mobile App
19 30 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 28 (1.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,005 (45.09%) Linux
2 155 (6.95%) Windows
3 130 (5.83%) Unix
4 98 (4.40%) CentOS
5 74 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (3.01%) VMS
7 55 (2.47%) Ubuntu
8 34 (1.53%) Windows Server
9 31 (1.39%) Debian
10 29 (1.30%) Android
11 26 (1.17%) CoreOS
12 23 (1.03%) DC/OS
13 18 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.40%) Mesosphere
15 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.22%) Fedora
18 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.090%) Mac OS
20 1 (0.045%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,491 (66.89%) DevOps
2 898 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
3 689 (30.91%) Microservices
4 487 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
5 412 (18.48%) Configuration Management
6 339 (15.21%) Software Engineering
7 311 (13.95%) Open Source
8 290 (13.01%) TDD
9 285 (12.79%) Scrum
10 272 (12.20%) Test Automation
11 237 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
12 229 (10.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 175 (7.85%) Deployment Automation
14 174 (7.81%) Machine Learning
15 128 (5.74%) Analytics
16 123 (5.52%) BDD
17 122 (5.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 115 (5.16%) E-Commerce
19 113 (5.07%) High Availability
20 101 (4.53%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 1,019 (45.72%) Python
2 802 (35.98%) Java
3 384 (17.23%) Go
4 379 (17.00%) Ruby
5 352 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 338 (15.16%) Bash Shell
7 317 (14.22%) SQL
8 241 (10.81%) C#
9 188 (8.43%) Scala
10 133 (5.97%) PHP
11 122 (5.47%) C++
12 120 (5.38%) Perl
13 115 (5.16%) PowerShell
14 106 (4.76%) Java 8
15 90 (4.04%) ES6
16 83 (3.72%) Shell Script
17 66 (2.96%) Solidity
18 65 (2.92%) C
19 49 (2.20%) TypeScript
20 48 (2.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 210 (9.42%) Degree
2 79 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (3.32%) Master's Degree
4 47 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.88%) AWS Certification
6 30 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.31%) CISSP
9 6 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.27%) SANS
10 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.22%) OCP
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.22%) PhD
10 5 (0.22%) RHCE
10 5 (0.22%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.18%) CCIE
11 4 (0.18%) CCNP
11 4 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (11.40%) GCP
2 145 (6.51%) QA
3 13 (0.58%) PMO
4 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.31%) SLA
5 5 (0.22%) GDPR
5 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.045%) SEPA
7 1 (0.045%) UCITS
System Software
1 1,947 (87.35%) Docker
2 95 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 73 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.75%) VirtualBox
5 29 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (1.03%) Active Directory
7 22 (0.99%) VMware NSX
8 17 (0.76%) Hyper-V
9 16 (0.72%) Xen
10 14 (0.63%) KVM
11 10 (0.45%) HDFS
11 10 (0.45%) QEMU
12 8 (0.36%) iptables
12 8 (0.36%) Varnish
12 8 (0.36%) vSphere
13 7 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.31%) oVirt
14 6 (0.27%) XenServer
15 5 (0.22%) LXC
15 5 (0.22%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 917 (41.14%) Ansible
2 673 (30.19%) Terraform
3 650 (29.16%) Puppet
4 515 (23.10%) Opscode Chef
5 214 (9.60%) Docker Swarm
6 127 (5.70%) Salt
7 103 (4.62%) Nagios
8 88 (3.95%) Prometheus
9 77 (3.45%) Mesos
10 73 (3.28%) Packer
11 72 (3.23%) Grafana
12 70 (3.14%) ZABBIX
13 58 (2.60%) Rancher
14 55 (2.47%) Consul
15 36 (1.62%) Kibana
16 29 (1.30%) Graphite
17 26 (1.17%) HAProxy
18 25 (1.12%) Opsview
19 23 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
20 19 (0.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 439 (19.69%) Google
2 199 (8.93%) Red Hat
3 140 (6.28%) VMware
4 130 (5.83%) Splunk
5 113 (5.07%) IBM
6 101 (4.53%) Microsoft
7 75 (3.36%) AppDynamics
8 74 (3.32%) Oracle
9 65 (2.92%) SAP
10 63 (2.83%) New Relic
11 46 (2.06%) Atlassian
12 33 (1.48%) Hortonworks
13 32 (1.44%) SaltStack
14 31 (1.39%) Cloudera
15 28 (1.26%) Cisco
16 25 (1.12%) PagerDuty
17 20 (0.90%) WorldPay
18 18 (0.81%) MuleSoft
18 18 (0.81%) Rackspace
19 16 (0.72%) Capita