Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 69 82
Rank change year-on-year +46 +13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 99 13 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.45% 1.61% 2.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 56.90% 17.81% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 13 18
10th Percentile £33,750 £42,700 £36,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £43,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% - -6.98%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,188
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 174 73 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.86% 9.05% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 148 64 102
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,688 £36,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.22% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £51,563 £55,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £57,500 £62,350
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +41 97 £49,000 -4.39% 20
Durham +3 1 £52,500 +22.09%
Northumberland - 1 - -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 76 (76.77%) AWS
2 66 (66.67%) DevOps
3 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (52.53%) Docker
5 49 (49.49%) Azure
5 49 (49.49%) Linux
6 47 (47.47%) Terraform
7 43 (43.43%) Git (software)
8 39 (39.39%) Infrastructure as Code
9 33 (33.33%) Puppet
10 30 (30.30%) SQL
11 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 26 (26.26%) .NET
13 24 (24.24%) .NET Core
14 23 (23.23%) GitLab
14 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
14 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
14 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
15 21 (21.21%) Microservices
16 20 (20.20%) Jenkins
16 20 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
16 20 (20.20%) C#
17 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
18 18 (18.18%) Finance
18 18 (18.18%) Scrum
19 17 (17.17%) AWS CloudFormation
20 16 (16.16%) API Development
20 16 (16.16%) Decision-Making
20 16 (16.16%) Istio
20 16 (16.16%) Deployment Automation

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 3 (3.03%) Apache
1 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.02%) Confluence
2 2 (2.02%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 76 (76.77%) AWS
2 49 (49.49%) Azure
3 17 (17.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (11.11%) SaaS
5 6 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (6.06%) GCP
6 5 (5.05%) Azure Service Fabric
7 4 (4.04%) IaaS
7 4 (4.04%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (4.04%) OpenShift
7 4 (4.04%) PaaS
8 3 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (3.03%) Amazon S3
8 3 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (3.03%) CloudFront
8 3 (3.03%) Serverless
8 3 (3.03%) Slack
9 2 (2.02%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 2 (2.02%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) BGP
1 3 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (3.03%) Firewall
1 3 (3.03%) H.323
1 3 (3.03%) HTTP
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
1 3 (3.03%) IPv4
1 3 (3.03%) IPv6
1 3 (3.03%) OSPF
1 3 (3.03%) VPN
1 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.02%) DHCP
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (43.43%) Git (software)
2 23 (23.23%) GitLab
3 20 (20.20%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.10%) JIRA
5 4 (4.04%) Subversion
6 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.03%) CircleCI
6 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.02%) Postman
8 1 (1.01%) gulp
8 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (31.31%) Developer
3 19 (19.19%) AWS DevOps
3 19 (19.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 19 (19.19%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (16.16%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.05%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.26%) .NET
2 24 (24.24%) .NET Core
3 10 (10.10%) React
4 8 (8.08%) CSS
4 8 (8.08%) HTML
5 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.07%) CSS3
5 7 (7.07%) HTML5
6 6 (6.06%) Spring
7 5 (5.05%) RESTful
8 4 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.03%) Spring Boot
10 2 (2.02%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.02%) Flutter
10 2 (2.02%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (2.02%) Next.js
10 2 (2.02%) Node.js
10 2 (2.02%) React Native
10 2 (2.02%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.04%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.02%) iPad
4 2 (2.02%) Legacy Code
5 1 (1.01%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 6 (6.06%) CentOS
4 5 (5.05%) Android
5 4 (4.04%) Debian
5 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.03%) Unix
7 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.67%) DevOps
2 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.39%) Infrastructure as Code
4 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 21 (21.21%) Microservices
6 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
7 18 (18.18%) Scrum
8 16 (16.16%) API Development
8 16 (16.16%) Decision-Making
8 16 (16.16%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (14.14%) Mentoring
10 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (11.11%) Migration
12 9 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
13 8 (8.08%) Open Source
13 8 (8.08%) Target Operating Model
14 7 (7.07%) BDD
14 7 (7.07%) Front End Development
14 7 (7.07%) TDD
14 7 (7.07%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.20%) C#
4 16 (16.16%) T-SQL
5 14 (14.14%) Java
5 14 (14.14%) Python
6 10 (10.10%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.10%) TypeScript
7 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.05%) C
8 5 (5.05%) Perl
9 4 (4.04%) C++
9 4 (4.04%) Go
9 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.03%) Jython
11 2 (2.02%) Dart
11 2 (2.02%) Java 11
11 2 (2.02%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.02%) PHP
12 1 (1.01%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
1 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) CCNA
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (52.53%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) LXC
Systems Management
1 47 (47.47%) Terraform
2 33 (33.33%) Puppet
3 20 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (16.16%) Ansible
4 16 (16.16%) Istio
5 3 (3.03%) CFEngine
5 3 (3.03%) Nagios
5 3 (3.03%) Proxmox
5 3 (3.03%) Salt
5 3 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.02%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (3.03%) Avaya
1 3 (3.03%) Cisco
1 3 (3.03%) HP
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
1 3 (3.03%) SaltStack
1 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
1 3 (3.03%) VMware
2 2 (2.02%) Apple
2 2 (2.02%) New Relic