Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North East
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 19 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 +45 +6
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 136 106 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.32% 8.99% 1.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 53.33% 54.64% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 129 97 15
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,100 £42,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +32.65% -2.00% -
75th Percentile £83,125 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £59,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -

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 North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 255 194 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.48% 16.45% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 212 162 66
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -3.72%
75th Percentile £80,000 £58,750 £52,188
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the North East

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the North East

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the North East over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the North East

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the North East region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear 0 109 £75,000 +53.06% 20
Cleveland - 21 £40,000 -
Northumberland -4 4 £75,000 -
Durham -7 2 £65,000 +23.81%
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 North East region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 119 (87.50%) Docker
2 85 (62.50%) Agile
3 79 (58.09%) AWS
4 57 (41.91%) Azure
5 54 (39.71%) DevOps
6 52 (38.24%) SQL
6 52 (38.24%) CI/CD
7 50 (36.76%) Linux
7 50 (36.76%) Go
8 46 (33.82%) Software Engineering
9 45 (33.09%) Jenkins
10 41 (30.15%) SaaS
11 40 (29.41%) Azure DevOps
12 39 (28.68%) Ansible
13 37 (27.21%) Bash
13 37 (27.21%) C#
14 36 (26.47%) Infrastructure as Code
15 35 (25.74%) Finance
16 34 (25.00%) Coaching
16 34 (25.00%) Kafka
17 33 (24.26%) PHP
18 31 (22.79%) .NET
19 30 (22.06%) Containerisation
20 29 (21.32%) .NET Core
21 28 (20.59%) GitHub
21 28 (20.59%) GitHub Actions
22 27 (19.85%) Python
23 26 (19.12%) Windows
23 26 (19.12%) Fintech
23 26 (19.12%) Terraform

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 23 (16.91%) Apache
2 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 79 (58.09%) AWS
2 57 (41.91%) Azure
3 41 (30.15%) SaaS
4 40 (29.41%) Azure DevOps
5 28 (20.59%) GitHub
5 28 (20.59%) GitHub Actions
6 21 (15.44%) Apigee
7 19 (13.97%) GCP
8 12 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (8.09%) Azure AKS
10 10 (7.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 9 (6.62%) Amazon ECS
11 9 (6.62%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (2.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 4 (2.94%) Power Platform
13 3 (2.21%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (2.21%) Azure Monitor
13 3 (2.21%) OpenShift
14 2 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.18%) Firewall
2 21 (15.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.94%) Data Lake
3 4 (2.94%) Power BI
4 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.47%) Data Hub
5 2 (1.47%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) KNIME
5 2 (1.47%) Metadata
5 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.47%) Presto
5 2 (1.47%) Semantic Layer
5 2 (1.47%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) Redis
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (33.09%) Jenkins
2 22 (16.18%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (8.09%) CircleCI
3 11 (8.09%) GitLab
4 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Retail
3 12 (8.82%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.88%) Social Skills
5 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.74%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 74 (54.41%) Developer
2 21 (15.44%) Unix Scripter
3 20 (14.71%) PHP Developer
4 18 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Applications Support
6 11 (8.09%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Unix Support
7 10 (7.35%) Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) Unix Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.00%) Kafka
2 31 (22.79%) .NET
3 29 (21.32%) .NET Core
4 21 (15.44%) Laravel
5 18 (13.24%) React
6 9 (6.62%) Vue.js
6 9 (6.62%) YAML
7 8 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.88%) CSS
8 7 (5.15%) Redux
9 3 (2.21%) Node.js
10 2 (1.47%) Apache Beam
10 2 (1.47%) Apache NiFi
10 2 (1.47%) JMS
10 2 (1.47%) REST
10 2 (1.47%) Samza
10 2 (1.47%) Spark Streaming
11 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Tandem
2 7 (5.15%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.68%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.21%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.47%) Hackathon
6 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Blog
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.74%) IoT
7 1 (0.74%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (36.76%) Linux
2 26 (19.12%) Windows
3 22 (16.18%) Unix
4 21 (15.44%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.50%) Agile
2 54 (39.71%) DevOps
3 52 (38.24%) CI/CD
4 46 (33.82%) Software Engineering
5 36 (26.47%) Infrastructure as Code
6 34 (25.00%) Coaching
7 30 (22.06%) Containerisation
8 26 (19.12%) Fintech
8 26 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
10 22 (16.18%) Computer Science
11 21 (15.44%) CRM
11 21 (15.44%) ITIL
11 21 (15.44%) Mathematics
11 21 (15.44%) Migration
11 21 (15.44%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (10.29%) Configuration Management
12 14 (10.29%) Platform Engineering
13 13 (9.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 12 (8.82%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) SQL
2 50 (36.76%) Go
3 37 (27.21%) Bash
3 37 (27.21%) C#
4 33 (24.26%) PHP
5 27 (19.85%) Python
6 21 (15.44%) SAPscript
7 20 (14.71%) T-SQL
8 19 (13.97%) Java
8 19 (13.97%) TypeScript
9 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 14 (10.29%) PowerShell
11 8 (5.88%) Bicep
12 6 (4.41%) Scala
13 3 (2.21%) C++
14 2 (1.47%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.47%) R
14 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.74%) ES6
15 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 119 (87.50%) Docker
2 21 (15.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (28.68%) Ansible
2 26 (19.12%) Terraform
3 14 (10.29%) Puppet
4 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.74%) Istio
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.18%) Oracle
3 21 (15.44%) SAP
3 21 (15.44%) SolarWinds
4 6 (4.41%) Databricks
5 5 (3.68%) Sage
6 2 (1.47%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.74%) Foundry
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) Palantir
7 1 (0.74%) Splunk
7 1 (0.74%) WooCommerce