Period
to 28 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +37 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 26 3 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.93% 0.52% 3.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 70.27% 6.52% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 5
Median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +40.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £65,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £75,000 £62,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 37 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.28% 8.01% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 20
Median annual salary £52,500 £32,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.06% -36.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £27,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,125 £68,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Northern Ireland

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim +35 22 £52,500 -25.00% 10
Kubernetes
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 22 (84.62%) Python
2 17 (65.38%) Docker
2 17 (65.38%) Microservices
3 13 (50.00%) AWS
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
4 11 (42.31%) Go
5 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 10 (38.46%) Ruby
5 10 (38.46%) C++
6 9 (34.62%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Ansible
8 7 (26.92%) DevOps
8 7 (26.92%) Data Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (23.08%) Puppet
10 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) Terraform
10 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) Tomcat

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Pulsar
2 4 (15.38%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 4 (15.38%) Route 53
4 3 (11.54%) Azure
4 3 (11.54%) GCP
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (3.85%) Datadog
6 1 (3.85%) GitHub
6 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
1 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Artifactory
2 4 (15.38%) GitLab
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.85%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.69%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (15.38%) Kafka
1 4 (15.38%) LAMP
1 4 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (11.54%) React
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Angular 2
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) iBATIS
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.85%) SAML
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Smart City
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) CentOS
2 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Microservices
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) Data Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
4 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) DevSecOps
7 3 (11.54%) Fintech
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Python
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Go
4 10 (38.46%) C++
4 10 (38.46%) Ruby
5 9 (34.62%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HNC
2 2 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (7.69%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Ansible
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
3 5 (19.23%) Prometheus
3 5 (19.23%) Terraform
4 4 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (15.38%) Grafana
4 4 (15.38%) Munin
4 4 (15.38%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Lets Encrypt
2 3 (11.54%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Splunk