Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > North East
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 95 102
Rank change year-on-year +39 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 28 10 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.90% 0.78% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.74% 11.36% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 14
Median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.47% -17.07% -14.58%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,875 £31,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £62,391 £66,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +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 135 88 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.96% 6.90% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 124 76 134
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.34% -11.05% +35.71%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,125 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +38 27 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Durham - 1 £57,500 - 6
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (85.71%) DevOps
2 20 (71.43%) AWS
3 17 (60.71%) Docker
3 17 (60.71%) Terraform
4 12 (42.86%) Azure
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (32.14%) Microservices
6 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (32.14%) Ansible
7 8 (28.57%) Python
8 7 (25.00%) GCP
8 7 (25.00%) Public Cloud
9 6 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
9 6 (21.43%) DevSecOps
9 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (21.43%) Puppet
10 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
10 5 (17.86%) Node.js
10 5 (17.86%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Task Automation
11 4 (14.29%) CircleCI
11 4 (14.29%) AlienVault
11 4 (14.29%) Security Management
11 4 (14.29%) Jython
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript

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 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 20 (71.43%) AWS
2 12 (42.86%) Azure
3 7 (25.00%) GCP
4 2 (7.14%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (7.14%) GitHub
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.57%) Cloudflare
5 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
1 2 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) CircleCI
3 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) Flutter
3 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) React
4 1 (3.57%) React Native
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
3 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (32.14%) Microservices
4 6 (21.43%) DevSecOps
4 6 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Task Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) SIEM
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.57%) OOP
9 1 (3.57%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) Jython
5 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Terraform
2 9 (32.14%) Ansible
3 6 (21.43%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) AlienVault
1 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
1 4 (14.29%) Splunk
2 2 (7.14%) Databricks
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft