Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 128 192
Rank change year-on-year +54 +64 +92
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 272 202 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.57% 2.23% 1.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.95% 19.37% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 219 169 133
10th Percentile £42,250 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £75,625 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,950 £79,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +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 973 1,043 1,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.79% 11.53% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 813 812 824
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,525 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +45 195 £63,750 +15.91% 75
East Midlands +30 76 £60,000 +14.29% 20
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 228 (83.82%) Docker
2 157 (57.72%) DevOps
3 154 (56.62%) Azure
4 137 (50.37%) AWS
5 130 (47.79%) Terraform
6 117 (43.01%) Python
7 115 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (31.99%) Jenkins
9 82 (30.15%) Linux
10 78 (28.68%) Microservices
11 77 (28.31%) Ansible
12 60 (22.06%) Infrastructure as Code
13 58 (21.32%) C#
13 58 (21.32%) Bash Shell
14 56 (20.59%) PowerShell
14 56 (20.59%) JavaScript
15 55 (20.22%) SQL
16 54 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (19.12%) Microsoft
18 51 (18.75%) Configuration Management
19 49 (18.01%) .NET
19 49 (18.01%) Git (software)
19 49 (18.01%) Puppet
19 49 (18.01%) GCP
20 46 (16.91%) Opscode Chef
21 43 (15.81%) React
21 43 (15.81%) Software Engineering
21 43 (15.81%) Java
22 41 (15.07%) Go
23 40 (14.71%) Deployment Automation

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 9 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.94%) Confluence
3 7 (2.57%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.47%) Apache
5 4 (1.47%) JBoss
5 4 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.74%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.74%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 154 (56.62%) Azure
2 137 (50.37%) AWS
3 49 (18.01%) GCP
4 35 (12.87%) PaaS
5 32 (11.76%) SaaS
6 24 (8.82%) GitHub
6 24 (8.82%) IaaS
7 21 (7.72%) Serverless
8 20 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (4.78%) Amazon ECS
11 12 (4.41%) OpenShift
12 10 (3.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (3.68%) Logic Apps
13 8 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (2.57%) Power Platform
15 5 (1.84%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (1.47%) Pulumi
16 4 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.56%) HTTP
2 10 (3.68%) Firewall
3 7 (2.57%) Network Security
4 5 (1.84%) VPN
5 4 (1.47%) DMZ
6 3 (1.10%) DNS
7 2 (0.74%) Internet
7 2 (0.74%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.74%) SMS
8 1 (0.37%) AMQP
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) SMTP
8 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.37%) SSL
8 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 21 (7.72%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.51%) MySQL
4 15 (5.51%) Redis
5 14 (5.15%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.57%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.57%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (2.57%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.57%) Power BI
9 5 (1.84%) Big Data
9 5 (1.84%) InfluxDB
10 4 (1.47%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.74%) Bigtable
12 2 (0.74%) Cloud Spanner
12 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 87 (31.99%) Jenkins
2 49 (18.01%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.66%) GitLab
4 24 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (7.35%) TeamCity
6 18 (6.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (4.78%) JIRA
8 10 (3.68%) Hudson
8 10 (3.68%) Maven
8 10 (3.68%) Vagrant
9 9 (3.31%) Gradle
10 5 (1.84%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.84%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.84%) Spinnaker
11 3 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.10%) Subversion
12 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.74%) JUnit
12 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (5.51%) Law
2 13 (4.78%) Automotive
3 12 (4.41%) Public Sector
4 11 (4.04%) Finance
5 10 (3.68%) Back Office
6 8 (2.94%) Retail
7 7 (2.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 99 (36.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (22.79%) Developer
3 36 (13.24%) Platform Engineer
4 34 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 33 (12.13%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (9.56%) Architect
6 26 (9.56%) AWS DevOps
7 24 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 22 (8.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 22 (8.09%) Python Developer
9 20 (7.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (6.99%) Senior DevOps
10 19 (6.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 19 (6.99%) Software Engineer
11 15 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.78%) Java Developer
12 13 (4.78%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
14 10 (3.68%) .NET Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.01%) .NET
2 43 (15.81%) React
3 39 (14.34%) Node.js
4 32 (11.76%) .NET Core
5 29 (10.66%) AngularJS
6 28 (10.29%) Kafka
7 25 (9.19%) CSS
7 25 (9.19%) HTML
8 23 (8.46%) REST
9 21 (7.72%) Vue.js
9 21 (7.72%) Web Services
10 20 (7.35%) .NET Framework
11 18 (6.62%) Spring
11 18 (6.62%) Spring Boot
12 17 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
12 17 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (4.78%) Flutter
14 12 (4.41%) GraphQL
15 11 (4.04%) JPA
15 11 (4.04%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.68%) Public Cloud
3 7 (2.57%) Cloud Native
4 5 (1.84%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.74%) iPad
5 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.37%) RIA
6 1 (0.37%) User Experience
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (30.15%) Linux
2 35 (12.87%) Windows
3 21 (7.72%) Ubuntu
4 17 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.78%) CentOS
6 10 (3.68%) Unix
7 7 (2.57%) Alpine Linux
7 7 (2.57%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Debian
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (57.72%) DevOps
2 115 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (28.68%) Microservices
4 60 (22.06%) Infrastructure as Code
5 54 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 43 (15.81%) Software Engineering
8 40 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
9 33 (12.13%) Migration
10 31 (11.40%) Open Source
11 29 (10.66%) TDD
12 22 (8.09%) Fintech
13 21 (7.72%) Mentoring
14 18 (6.62%) Load Balancing
15 17 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
17 15 (5.51%) High Availability
17 15 (5.51%) Identity Access Management
17 15 (5.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 117 (43.01%) Python
2 58 (21.32%) Bash Shell
2 58 (21.32%) C#
3 56 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 56 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 55 (20.22%) SQL
5 43 (15.81%) Java
6 41 (15.07%) Go
7 30 (11.03%) Ruby
8 18 (6.62%) PHP
9 14 (5.15%) Perl
10 8 (2.94%) Groovy
11 6 (2.21%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.84%) C++
13 2 (0.74%) ES6
13 2 (0.74%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.74%) Lisp
13 2 (0.74%) VB
13 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 34 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.31%) Degree
3 7 (2.57%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.10%) CCNA
4 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.10%) RHCE
4 3 (1.10%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.74%) CCIE
5 2 (0.74%) CCNP
5 2 (0.74%) PhD
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) HND
6 1 (0.37%) MCSE
6 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 228 (83.82%) Docker
2 15 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.10%) Firmware
5 3 (1.10%) LXC
6 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.37%) Gluster
7 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.37%) pfSense
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 130 (47.79%) Terraform
2 77 (28.31%) Ansible
3 49 (18.01%) Puppet
4 46 (16.91%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (8.46%) Prometheus
6 22 (8.09%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (6.99%) Grafana
7 19 (6.99%) Packer
8 18 (6.62%) Consul
9 12 (4.41%) Nagios
10 11 (4.04%) Graphite
11 10 (3.68%) MIIS
12 7 (2.57%) CFEngine
12 7 (2.57%) Opsview
13 5 (1.84%) Salt
13 5 (1.84%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.84%) Zipkin
14 4 (1.47%) Rundeck
15 2 (0.74%) Graylog
15 2 (0.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 52 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.03%) Google
3 23 (8.46%) Red Hat
4 18 (6.62%) Oracle
5 9 (3.31%) VMware
6 7 (2.57%) Splunk
7 5 (1.84%) Databricks
7 5 (1.84%) New Relic
7 5 (1.84%) SaltStack
7 5 (1.84%) Sparx
8 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.10%) Cisco
9 3 (1.10%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.74%) Apple
10 2 (0.74%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.74%) Sonatype
10 2 (0.74%) Sun
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix
11 1 (0.37%) IBM
11 1 (0.37%) Juniper