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

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North East
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 96 94
Rank change year-on-year +58 -2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 51 7 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.62% 0.54% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.77% 7.14% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 7 12
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,366 £37,625
25th Percentile £36,250 £39,776 £41,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% -12.39%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,188
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,564 £62,250
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 North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 151 98 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.69% 7.60% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 138 82 125
10th Percentile £33,675 £31,250 £21,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,500 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% - +21.43%
75th Percentile £62,188 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,900 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 17 April 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 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
Tyne and Wear +52 50 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Durham - 1 £57,500 - 9
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 North East region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 36 (70.59%) DevOps
2 35 (68.63%) AWS
3 34 (66.67%) Azure
4 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (49.02%) Git (software)
6 21 (41.18%) Linux
6 21 (41.18%) Terraform
7 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
7 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
8 14 (27.45%) Istio
9 13 (25.49%) Docker
9 13 (25.49%) Microservices
9 13 (25.49%) GitLab
9 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
9 13 (25.49%) SQL
10 12 (23.53%) .NET
10 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 12 (23.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (23.53%) Decision-Making
11 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure as Code
11 11 (21.57%) Ansible
11 11 (21.57%) .NET Core
12 10 (19.61%) Puppet
13 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
14 8 (15.69%) TypeScript
14 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.69%) CSS
14 8 (15.69%) HTML
15 7 (13.73%) User Stories

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 35 (68.63%) AWS
2 34 (66.67%) Azure
3 7 (13.73%) SaaS
4 4 (7.84%) GCP
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (5.88%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 3 (5.88%) GitHub
5 3 (5.88%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.88%) Slack
6 2 (3.92%) Azure Stack
6 2 (3.92%) npm
7 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.96%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.96%) IaaS
7 1 (1.96%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (5.88%) H.323
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) GitLab
3 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.88%) Subversion
5 2 (3.92%) Postman
6 1 (1.96%) gulp
6 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (13.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) React Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) .NET Core
3 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) HTML
4 7 (13.73%) CSS3
4 7 (13.73%) HTML5
5 5 (9.80%) Spring
6 3 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.88%) React
7 2 (3.92%) Flutter
7 2 (3.92%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (3.92%) Node.js
7 2 (3.92%) React Native
7 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.92%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.96%) Blazor
8 1 (1.96%) JSON
8 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Android
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) DevOps
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) Microservices
4 12 (23.53%) Decision-Making
4 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (13.73%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.73%) Product Backlog
7 7 (13.73%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (13.73%) User Stories
8 6 (11.76%) Coaching
8 6 (11.76%) Load Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (11.76%) Task Automation
8 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.80%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) TypeScript
3 6 (11.76%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.80%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) Jython
4 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Dart
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) ES6
7 1 (1.96%) ES7
7 1 (1.96%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) CCNA
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) Terraform
2 14 (27.45%) Istio
3 11 (21.57%) Ansible
4 10 (19.61%) Puppet
5 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.88%) Salt
6 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.96%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Avaya
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco
1 3 (5.88%) HP
1 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) New Relic