Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 55 95
Rank change year-on-year +25 +40 +2
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 99 27 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.47% 2.93% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.48% 20.77% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 83 26 11
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £39,776
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +20.59% -19.05%
75th Percentile £71,250 £64,375 £56,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £61,250
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 213 130 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.08% 14.13% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 164 121 76
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,482 £37,500 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £41,926
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.29% -11.73%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,275
90th Percentile £80,125 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +20 77 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Cleveland - 6 £40,000 -
Durham -11 3 £37,060 -35.55% 3
Northumberland - 3 £65,000 - 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 74 (74.75%) Docker
2 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (62.63%) AWS
4 53 (53.54%) DevOps
5 49 (49.49%) C#
6 48 (48.48%) Linux
6 48 (48.48%) Azure
6 48 (48.48%) Infrastructure as Code
7 42 (42.42%) Terraform
7 42 (42.42%) .NET
8 41 (41.41%) CI/CD
9 38 (38.38%) .NET Core
10 36 (36.36%) SQL
11 34 (34.34%) Puppet
12 32 (32.32%) Software Engineering
12 32 (32.32%) Configuration Management
13 31 (31.31%) Jenkins
14 29 (29.29%) Ansible
15 26 (26.26%) Python
15 26 (26.26%) Bash
16 22 (22.22%) Git (software)
16 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
17 21 (21.21%) Finance
18 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
18 20 (20.20%) T-SQL
18 20 (20.20%) VB.NET
18 20 (20.20%) Microservices
18 20 (20.20%) AWS CloudFormation
19 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
20 17 (17.17%) QA

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 6 (6.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.03%) IIS
2 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (62.63%) AWS
2 48 (48.48%) Azure
3 20 (20.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (12.12%) GCP
5 10 (10.10%) GitHub
6 9 (9.09%) IaaS
6 9 (9.09%) PaaS
7 8 (8.08%) SaaS
8 7 (7.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 7 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (7.07%) GitHub Actions
9 6 (6.06%) Apigee
10 3 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
10 3 (3.03%) Serverless
11 2 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (2.02%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (1.01%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) LAN
3 3 (3.03%) IPv4
3 3 (3.03%) IPv6
3 3 (3.03%) VPN
4 2 (2.02%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.02%) Redis
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Jenkins
2 22 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (8.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.07%) GitLab
6 6 (6.06%) CircleCI
7 4 (4.04%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.03%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.02%) Maven
10 1 (1.01%) JIRA
10 1 (1.01%) Log4j
10 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (2.02%) Social Skills
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (39.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (26.26%) C# Developer
2 26 (26.26%) Developer
3 17 (17.17%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (16.16%) AWS DevOps
4 16 (16.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 16 (16.16%) Software Engineer
5 13 (13.13%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Development Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Software Development Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Unix Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Unix Scripter
10 4 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Build Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.42%) .NET
2 38 (38.38%) .NET Core
3 6 (6.06%) ARM Templates
3 6 (6.06%) Kafka
4 3 (3.03%) LAMP
5 2 (2.02%) JavaFX
5 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.02%) RESTful
5 2 (2.02%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.02%) Swing
5 2 (2.02%) Web Services
6 1 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.01%) React
6 1 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Virtual Team
2 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.06%) Tandem
4 3 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.48%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) Unix
2 12 (12.12%) Windows
3 6 (6.06%) AIX
4 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (73.74%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.54%) DevOps
3 48 (48.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 41 (41.41%) CI/CD
5 32 (32.32%) Configuration Management
5 32 (32.32%) Software Engineering
6 20 (20.20%) Microservices
7 15 (15.15%) Migration
7 15 (15.15%) Scrum
7 15 (15.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.12%) Document Management
9 12 (12.12%) OO
9 12 (12.12%) Product Management
9 12 (12.12%) Product Requirements
9 12 (12.12%) Project Management
10 11 (11.11%) TDD
10 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.49%) C#
2 36 (36.36%) SQL
3 26 (26.26%) Bash
3 26 (26.26%) Python
4 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 20 (20.20%) T-SQL
5 20 (20.20%) VB.NET
6 13 (13.13%) Java
7 9 (9.09%) Go
8 6 (6.06%) Perl
8 6 (6.06%) SAPscript
9 2 (2.02%) Java 8
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) C++
10 1 (1.01%) Groovy
10 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.17%) QA
System Software
1 74 (74.75%) Docker
2 6 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 42 (42.42%) Terraform
2 34 (34.34%) Puppet
3 29 (29.29%) Ansible
4 17 (17.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.06%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.02%) Grafana
6 2 (2.02%) Packer
6 2 (2.02%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.01%) Consul
7 1 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.01%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Remedy
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) SAP
4 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.02%) Splunk
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe
6 1 (1.01%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.01%) Coverity
6 1 (1.01%) Dynatrace