Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 115 265
Rank change year-on-year +28 +150 +152
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 517 718 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.26% 2.76% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.20% 24.72% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 478 638 284
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -8.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £79,625
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,657 2,905 2,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.46% 11.16% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,202 2,254 1,986
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,050 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £82,375 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the South East.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the South East over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the South East

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 June 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
Thames Valley -4 250 £65,000 +8.33% 12
Hampshire +36 148 £52,500 -16.00% 19
Berkshire 0 138 £67,500 +8.00% 8
Oxfordshire -24 71 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey +57 44 £60,000 -20.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +58 41 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East Sussex +39 33 £55,000 -21.43% 2
West Sussex +40 22 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Kent +46 11 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Sussex - 4 £70,000 - 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 403 (77.95%) Docker
2 263 (50.87%) DevOps
3 225 (43.52%) AWS
4 209 (40.43%) Linux
5 205 (39.65%) Azure
6 191 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
7 183 (35.40%) Java
8 170 (32.88%) Python
9 147 (28.43%) Jenkins
10 141 (27.27%) Microservices
11 137 (26.50%) Ansible
12 136 (26.31%) Terraform
13 132 (25.53%) C#
14 122 (23.60%) JavaScript
15 109 (21.08%) Git (software)
16 103 (19.92%) SQL
17 98 (18.96%) Software Engineering
18 94 (18.18%) Scrum
19 93 (17.99%) Test Automation
20 90 (17.41%) .NET
21 83 (16.05%) AngularJS
22 76 (14.70%) React
23 72 (13.93%) GCP
24 71 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
25 69 (13.35%) Bash Shell
26 68 (13.15%) TDD
27 65 (12.57%) Spring
27 65 (12.57%) Puppet
28 64 (12.38%) .NET Core
29 62 (11.99%) PostgreSQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 30 (5.80%) Confluence
2 22 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (3.29%) CMS
4 14 (2.71%) Apache
4 14 (2.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (2.71%) OpenStack
5 13 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.58%) IIS
10 2 (0.39%) Drupal
10 2 (0.39%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.39%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Pachyderm
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Magento
1 1 (0.19%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 225 (43.52%) AWS
2 205 (39.65%) Azure
3 72 (13.93%) GCP
4 59 (11.41%) OpenShift
5 58 (11.22%) SaaS
6 36 (6.96%) GitHub
7 27 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (4.26%) Serverless
10 20 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (3.87%) PaaS
11 17 (3.29%) IaaS
12 14 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (2.32%) Amazon S3
13 12 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.74%) Office 365
16 7 (1.35%) Amazon Cognito
16 7 (1.35%) AWS CodePipeline
17 6 (1.16%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.48%) Firewall
2 15 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.51%) VPN
4 12 (2.32%) DNS
5 10 (1.93%) HTTP
6 9 (1.74%) ZigBee
7 8 (1.55%) LAN
7 8 (1.55%) WAN
8 7 (1.35%) MPLS
8 7 (1.35%) VLAN
8 7 (1.35%) VPLS
9 6 (1.16%) FTP
9 6 (1.16%) Internet
9 6 (1.16%) SMTP
10 4 (0.77%) CTI
10 4 (0.77%) MQTT
10 4 (0.77%) VoIP
11 3 (0.58%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.39%) DMZ
12 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.99%) PostgreSQL
2 57 (11.03%) SQL Server
3 51 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 39 (7.54%) Hadoop
5 37 (7.16%) Relational Database
6 35 (6.77%) Big Data
7 33 (6.38%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (4.45%) MySQL
9 19 (3.68%) OLTP
10 18 (3.48%) InterSystems Cache
11 12 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.32%) Cosmos DB
12 11 (2.13%) Redis
13 9 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.35%) Data Lake
15 7 (1.35%) MariaDB
15 7 (1.35%) Neo4j
16 6 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 147 (28.43%) Jenkins
2 109 (21.08%) Git (software)
3 51 (9.86%) JIRA
4 23 (4.45%) Maven
5 18 (3.48%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.48%) Selenium
5 18 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (3.09%) Visual Studio
7 15 (2.90%) GitLab
8 14 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (2.71%) CircleCI
9 13 (2.51%) JMeter
10 12 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.13%) Gradle
12 10 (1.93%) Artifactory
13 9 (1.74%) JUnit
13 9 (1.74%) SonarQube
14 7 (1.35%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.35%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 53 (10.25%) Finance
2 24 (4.64%) Public Sector
3 18 (3.48%) Games
4 15 (2.90%) Retail
5 10 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.97%) Law
6 5 (0.97%) Police
7 4 (0.77%) Electronics
7 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.77%) Marketing
7 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.58%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (37.91%) Developer
2 156 (30.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (9.67%) Software Developer
4 48 (9.28%) Java Developer
4 48 (9.28%) Senior Developer
5 39 (7.54%) Software Engineer
6 34 (6.58%) Senior DevOps
6 34 (6.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 30 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 29 (5.61%) C# Developer
9 28 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
10 26 (5.03%) Azure Engineer
11 25 (4.84%) Architect
11 25 (4.84%) Java Engineer
12 23 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
13 21 (4.06%) AWS DevOps
13 21 (4.06%) Azure Developer
14 19 (3.68%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.68%) Junior
14 19 (3.68%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (17.41%) .NET
2 83 (16.05%) AngularJS
3 76 (14.70%) React
4 65 (12.57%) Spring
5 64 (12.38%) .NET Core
6 58 (11.22%) HTML
7 55 (10.64%) Node.js
8 54 (10.44%) CSS
8 54 (10.44%) Web Services
9 52 (10.06%) RESTful
10 39 (7.54%) Kafka
11 38 (7.35%) Spring Boot
12 37 (7.16%) HTML5
13 33 (6.38%) ASP.NET
14 32 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (4.26%) REST
16 21 (4.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (3.87%) .NET Framework
18 19 (3.68%) Redux
19 18 (3.48%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (4.06%) Public Cloud
3 18 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (3.09%) User Experience
5 15 (2.90%) Cloud Native
5 15 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (2.71%) iPad
7 10 (1.93%) Clustering
8 9 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.74%) Smart Energy
8 9 (1.74%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.97%) Social Media
12 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.39%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.39%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 209 (40.43%) Linux
2 59 (11.41%) Windows
3 18 (3.48%) CentOS
4 16 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.90%) Unix
6 14 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.16%) Debian
10 5 (0.97%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.77%) Android
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) Solaris
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (50.87%) DevOps
2 191 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (27.27%) Microservices
4 98 (18.96%) Software Engineering
5 94 (18.18%) Scrum
6 93 (17.99%) Test Automation
7 71 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (13.15%) TDD
9 50 (9.67%) Unit Testing
10 48 (9.28%) Infrastructure as Code
11 37 (7.16%) Configuration Management
12 33 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (6.38%) Migration
13 32 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
13 32 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 32 (6.19%) MVC
14 30 (5.80%) Computer Science
15 29 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 27 (5.22%) Fintech
16 27 (5.22%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 183 (35.40%) Java
2 170 (32.88%) Python
3 132 (25.53%) C#
4 122 (23.60%) JavaScript
5 103 (19.92%) SQL
6 69 (13.35%) Bash Shell
7 45 (8.70%) PHP
8 39 (7.54%) PowerShell
9 36 (6.96%) TypeScript
10 30 (5.80%) C++
11 24 (4.64%) Go
12 19 (3.68%) Groovy
13 18 (3.48%) Java 8
14 11 (2.13%) Kotlin
14 11 (2.13%) Perl
15 10 (1.93%) Ruby
15 10 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.74%) Scala
17 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (6.19%) Degree
2 28 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.55%) CCNP
5 8 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.35%) MCITP
6 7 (1.35%) MCSE
6 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.77%) ISEB
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.93%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 403 (77.95%) Docker
2 24 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.32%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.16%) oVirt
5 6 (1.16%) RHEV
5 6 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.16%) vSphere
6 4 (0.77%) HDFS
6 4 (0.77%) Postfix
7 2 (0.39%) KVM
7 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.19%) Ceph
8 1 (0.19%) Gluster
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 137 (26.50%) Ansible
2 136 (26.31%) Terraform
3 65 (12.57%) Puppet
4 41 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.32%) Docker Swarm
6 11 (2.13%) Packer
7 10 (1.93%) Grafana
7 10 (1.93%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.16%) Galera Cluster
8 6 (1.16%) OpenNebula
9 5 (0.97%) Salt
9 5 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.58%) Istio
11 3 (0.58%) Kibana
11 3 (0.58%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.70%) Google
3 28 (5.42%) VMware
4 24 (4.64%) Cloudera
5 19 (3.68%) InterSystems
5 19 (3.68%) Oracle
6 17 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.90%) Cisco
8 9 (1.74%) HP
9 8 (1.55%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.16%) IBM
10 6 (1.16%) Splunk
10 6 (1.16%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.97%) Apple
11 5 (0.97%) SAP
12 4 (0.77%) Avaya
12 4 (0.77%) Citrix
12 4 (0.77%) hybris
12 4 (0.77%) Mitel