Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 51 79
Rank change year-on-year +30 +28 +15
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 109 26 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.86% 3.81% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 54.23% 30.95% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88 25 15
10th Percentile " £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £56,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,250 £60,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +3.70%

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 201 84 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.34% 12.32% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 158 81 79
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £36,280
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £47,000 £46,741
Median % change year-on-year +5.32% +0.55% -3.63%
75th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,275
90th Percentile £84,125 £60,000 £70,699
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.76% +5.45%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 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
Tyne and Wear +18 102 £50,000 -2.44% 14
Durham -6 3 £37,060 -13.82% 2
Northumberland - 2 £65,000 - 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North East region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (70.64%) AWS
3 73 (66.97%) Docker
4 65 (59.63%) DevOps
5 57 (52.29%) Terraform
6 49 (44.95%) Puppet
7 47 (43.12%) Linux
8 45 (41.28%) Infrastructure as Code
9 42 (38.53%) Azure
10 38 (34.86%) .NET
10 38 (34.86%) C#
11 35 (32.11%) .NET Core
12 34 (31.19%) Git (software)
13 32 (29.36%) Scrum
14 31 (28.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (28.44%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (27.52%) Microservices
16 29 (26.61%) Configuration Management
17 28 (25.69%) Software Engineering
18 24 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (21.10%) Deployment Automation
20 22 (20.18%) SQL
21 21 (19.27%) Python
22 20 (18.35%) Migration
23 18 (16.51%) Finance
24 17 (15.60%) TDD
25 16 (14.68%) Project Management
25 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
25 16 (14.68%) Ansible
26 15 (13.76%) Jenkins

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 2 (1.83%) Confluence
1 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.92%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 77 (70.64%) AWS
2 42 (38.53%) Azure
3 31 (28.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (11.01%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (7.34%) IaaS
5 8 (7.34%) PaaS
6 7 (6.42%) SaaS
7 5 (4.59%) GCP
8 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (3.67%) CloudFront
8 4 (3.67%) Serverless
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (2.75%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.83%) GitHub
11 1 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.92%) GitHub Actions
11 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.92%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) IPv4
2 5 (4.59%) IPv6
2 5 (4.59%) VPN
3 3 (2.75%) BGP
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) OSPF
3 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.92%) DHCP
5 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (31.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.76%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.84%) GitLab
4 12 (11.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (6.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.42%) JIRA
6 6 (5.50%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.92%) Subversion
8 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (16.51%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 60 (55.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (27.52%) AWS DevOps
2 30 (27.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 30 (27.52%) AWS Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) Developer
4 21 (19.27%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.93%) Software Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Development Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Software Development Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (2.75%) Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Azure Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.86%) .NET
2 35 (32.11%) .NET Core
3 8 (7.34%) ARM Templates
4 6 (5.50%) React
5 4 (3.67%) RESTful
6 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.83%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.83%) LAMP
7 2 (1.83%) Node.js
7 2 (1.83%) Spring
7 2 (1.83%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.92%) Next.js
8 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Virtual Team
2 11 (10.09%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.50%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.50%) Tandem
4 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.83%) Legacy Code
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) iPad
6 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) Linux
2 6 (5.50%) Unix
2 6 (5.50%) Windows
3 5 (4.59%) Debian
4 4 (3.67%) CentOS
5 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (83.49%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (59.63%) DevOps
3 45 (41.28%) Infrastructure as Code
4 32 (29.36%) Scrum
5 30 (27.52%) Microservices
6 29 (26.61%) Configuration Management
7 28 (25.69%) Software Engineering
8 24 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (21.10%) Deployment Automation
10 20 (18.35%) Migration
11 17 (15.60%) TDD
12 16 (14.68%) Project Management
13 15 (13.76%) Open Source
14 13 (11.93%) OO
14 13 (11.93%) Product Management
14 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
15 12 (11.01%) Document Management
15 12 (11.01%) Product Requirements
15 12 (11.01%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 11 (10.09%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.86%) C#
2 22 (20.18%) SQL
3 21 (19.27%) Python
4 15 (13.76%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.93%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.09%) Java
8 10 (9.17%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.42%) Perl
10 6 (5.50%) Go
11 4 (3.67%) C
11 4 (3.67%) C++
11 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.75%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.83%) Jython
13 2 (1.83%) Ruby
14 1 (0.92%) Groovy
14 1 (0.92%) Java 11
14 1 (0.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) Degree
3 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (66.97%) Docker
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) LXC
Systems Management
1 57 (52.29%) Terraform
2 49 (44.95%) Puppet
3 31 (28.44%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (14.68%) Ansible
5 6 (5.50%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.75%) Nagios
6 3 (2.75%) Proxmox
6 3 (2.75%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.83%) Grafana
7 2 (1.83%) Istio
7 2 (1.83%) Packer
7 2 (1.83%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.92%) Consul
8 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) Remedy
3 3 (2.75%) SaltStack
3 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
3 3 (2.75%) VMware
4 2 (1.83%) Apple
5 1 (0.92%) New Relic
5 1 (0.92%) Splunk