Period
to 21 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 74 92
Rank change year-on-year +27 +18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 27 20 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.86% 1.79% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.76% 18.69% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 21
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 85 107 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.16% 9.60% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 119
Median annual salary £47,000 £46,741 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.55% -3.63% +22.75%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,346 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.49%

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 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +24 26 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Durham +5 1 £43,000 +14.67% 11
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 24 (88.89%) DevOps
2 23 (85.19%) Docker
3 16 (59.26%) Terraform
3 16 (59.26%) AWS
4 15 (55.56%) Azure
5 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (33.33%) Microservices
7 8 (29.63%) Public Cloud
8 7 (25.93%) Ansible
8 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.93%) Python
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) SIEM
9 6 (22.22%) Puppet
9 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (22.22%) GCP
9 6 (22.22%) DevSecOps
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) .NET
11 4 (14.81%) C#
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) Security Management

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 (7.41%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) AWS
2 15 (55.56%) Azure
3 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (22.22%) GCP
4 4 (14.81%) IaaS
4 4 (14.81%) PaaS
5 3 (11.11%) SaaS
6 2 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (7.41%) Slack
6 2 (7.41%) Trello
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (7.41%) Cosmos DB
1 2 (7.41%) Redis
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) CircleCI
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.70%) GitLab
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Azure Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Flutter
3 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) React Native
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) DevOps
2 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (33.33%) Microservices
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) DevSecOps
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) SIEM
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 4 (14.81%) Security Management
7 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Fintech
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Terraform
2 7 (25.93%) Ansible
3 6 (22.22%) Puppet
4 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) AlienVault
2 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
2 4 (14.81%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) Databricks
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy