Period
to 28 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 149 195
Rank change year-on-year +92 +46 +145
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 266 201 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.59% 1.92% 1.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.42% 17.46% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 278 174 126
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,900 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -11.83% -4.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 796 1,151 1,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.74% 10.99% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 630 881 763
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the Midlands

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 January 2021. 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
West Midlands +85 208 £60,000 +9.09% 42
East Midlands +51 57 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 215 (80.83%) Docker
2 154 (57.89%) AWS
3 139 (52.26%) Azure
4 138 (51.88%) DevOps
5 128 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (40.98%) Terraform
7 98 (36.84%) Microservices
8 91 (34.21%) Python
9 77 (28.95%) Linux
10 68 (25.56%) Ansible
11 67 (25.19%) Git (software)
12 62 (23.31%) Jenkins
13 60 (22.56%) SQL
14 59 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
15 56 (21.05%) Microsoft
16 54 (20.30%) GCP
16 54 (20.30%) Infrastructure as Code
17 53 (19.92%) JavaScript
18 52 (19.55%) Opscode Chef
19 46 (17.29%) PowerShell
20 45 (16.92%) .NET
20 45 (16.92%) Puppet
21 42 (15.79%) Kafka
21 42 (15.79%) React
22 41 (15.41%) Node.js
22 41 (15.41%) SaaS
23 40 (15.04%) Java
23 40 (15.04%) Configuration Management
24 38 (14.29%) Open Source
24 38 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (7.14%) Confluence
2 13 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.63%) GlassFish
3 7 (2.63%) JBoss
3 7 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.88%) IIS
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.13%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.13%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.75%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (2.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 154 (57.89%) AWS
2 139 (52.26%) Azure
3 54 (20.30%) GCP
4 41 (15.41%) SaaS
5 34 (12.78%) PaaS
6 33 (12.41%) GitHub
7 25 (9.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (6.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 16 (6.02%) IaaS
10 12 (4.51%) Serverless
11 10 (3.76%) OpenShift
12 8 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (2.63%) Logic Apps
13 7 (2.63%) npm
14 5 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (1.88%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (1.88%) Office 365
14 5 (1.88%) Power Platform
14 5 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.65%) HTTP
2 6 (2.26%) VPN
3 5 (1.88%) Firewall
3 5 (1.88%) Network Security
4 3 (1.13%) DNS
5 2 (0.75%) Internet
5 2 (0.75%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) AMQP
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) H.323
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) RTP
6 1 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) VLAN
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.65%) MongoDB
3 24 (9.02%) Redis
4 18 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.02%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (5.26%) MySQL
7 9 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.88%) BigQuery
9 4 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.50%) Bigtable
9 4 (1.50%) Cloud Spanner
10 3 (1.13%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.75%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.38%) DB2
12 1 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.38%) Power BI
12 1 (0.38%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 67 (25.19%) Git (software)
2 62 (23.31%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.53%) JIRA
4 24 (9.02%) GitLab
5 18 (6.77%) Bitbucket
5 18 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (6.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (6.02%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (3.01%) Gradle
9 8 (3.01%) JUnit
9 8 (3.01%) Maven
10 7 (2.63%) Apache Archiva
10 7 (2.63%) Artifactory
10 7 (2.63%) Mockito
11 5 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.50%) Hudson
12 4 (1.50%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.13%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (7.52%) Finance
2 14 (5.26%) Back Office
3 13 (4.89%) Automotive
4 12 (4.51%) Retail
5 8 (3.01%) Law
6 6 (2.26%) Digital Economy
6 6 (2.26%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.88%) Games
8 4 (1.50%) Marketing
9 3 (1.13%) Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (33.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 67 (25.19%) Developer
3 33 (12.41%) Architect
4 30 (11.28%) AWS DevOps
5 27 (10.15%) AWS Engineer
6 25 (9.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 24 (9.02%) Python Developer
8 23 (8.65%) Azure Engineer
9 21 (7.89%) Lead Developer
9 21 (7.89%) Lead DevOps
9 21 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
10 17 (6.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 16 (6.02%) Java Developer
12 15 (5.64%) Software Engineer
12 15 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (5.26%) .NET Architect
13 14 (5.26%) .NET Solutions Architect
13 14 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
13 14 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 13 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.92%) .NET
2 42 (15.79%) Kafka
2 42 (15.79%) React
3 41 (15.41%) Node.js
4 37 (13.91%) AngularJS
5 29 (10.90%) REST
6 27 (10.15%) .NET Framework
7 25 (9.40%) Spring
7 25 (9.40%) Spring Boot
7 25 (9.40%) Vue.js
8 24 (9.02%) CSS
9 22 (8.27%) .NET Core
10 20 (7.52%) HTML
11 19 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 19 (7.14%) Laravel
12 18 (6.77%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (5.64%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (5.64%) Web Services
14 14 (5.26%) Flask
14 14 (5.26%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.51%) Public Cloud
2 8 (3.01%) Cybercrime
2 8 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.63%) User Experience
4 6 (2.26%) Cloud Native
4 6 (2.26%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.88%) PlayStation
6 4 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.50%) Blog
6 4 (1.50%) Social Media
7 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.38%) RIA
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (28.95%) Linux
2 29 (10.90%) Windows
3 16 (6.02%) Ubuntu
4 15 (5.64%) Unix
5 10 (3.76%) Android
6 9 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.01%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.63%) CentOS
9 2 (0.75%) Debian
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (51.88%) DevOps
2 128 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (36.84%) Microservices
4 59 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (20.30%) Infrastructure as Code
6 40 (15.04%) Configuration Management
7 38 (14.29%) Open Source
8 37 (13.91%) Deployment Automation
8 37 (13.91%) Software Engineering
8 37 (13.91%) TDD
9 36 (13.53%) Migration
10 29 (10.90%) Scrum
11 24 (9.02%) SDLC
12 23 (8.65%) API Design
13 21 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
14 20 (7.52%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.77%) Fintech
16 17 (6.39%) MVC
16 17 (6.39%) Test Automation
16 17 (6.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.21%) Python
2 60 (22.56%) SQL
3 53 (19.92%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.29%) PowerShell
5 40 (15.04%) Java
6 38 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 33 (12.41%) Go
8 32 (12.03%) C#
9 27 (10.15%) PHP
10 12 (4.51%) Perl
11 10 (3.76%) Ruby
12 9 (3.38%) TypeScript
13 8 (3.01%) C++
13 8 (3.01%) Java 8
14 5 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.88%) VB
15 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.38%) C
16 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (10.15%) SC Cleared
1 27 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.76%) Degree
3 7 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.13%) CCNA
4 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.13%) PhD
5 1 (0.38%) CCIE
5 1 (0.38%) CCNP
5 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 215 (80.83%) Docker
2 9 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.50%) LXC
4 4 (1.50%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) Gluster
7 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) pfSense
7 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 109 (40.98%) Terraform
2 68 (25.56%) Ansible
3 52 (19.55%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (16.92%) Puppet
5 14 (5.26%) MIIS
6 10 (3.76%) Prometheus
7 9 (3.38%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (2.63%) Grafana
8 7 (2.63%) Nagios
9 6 (2.26%) Packer
10 5 (1.88%) Consul
11 4 (1.50%) CFEngine
12 3 (1.13%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.75%) Graylog
13 2 (0.75%) Istio
13 2 (0.75%) logstash
13 2 (0.75%) Marathon
13 2 (0.75%) Mesos
13 2 (0.75%) Opsgenie
13 2 (0.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 56 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.78%) Google
3 24 (9.02%) Oracle
4 16 (6.02%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.76%) Splunk
6 9 (3.38%) IBM
7 8 (3.01%) VMware
8 5 (1.88%) Apple
9 4 (1.50%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.50%) New Relic
10 3 (1.13%) Cisco
10 3 (1.13%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.38%) Avaya
11 1 (0.38%) Broadcom
11 1 (0.38%) Juniper
11 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.38%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.38%) Sun