Kubernetes Jobs in the UK excluding London

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring Kubernetes skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Kubernetes over the 6 months leading up to 19 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
19 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 86 62 40
Rank change year-on-year -24 -22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 2,260 2,757 5,099
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.82% 4.99% 6.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.28% 38.99% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,396 1,802 3,192
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £45,150
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £69,447 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.80% -0.79% +16.67%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £76,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London

Kubernetes falls under the Systems Management category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring systems management skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,405 7,071 10,882
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 8.00% 12.80% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,276 4,232 6,602
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,438 £43,700
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £59,526 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.60% +2.63% +5.45%
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.63% -3.57% +7.69%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the UK excluding London

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the UK excluding London

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the UK excluding London

Kubernetes
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South East -20 594 £70,000 - 82
North of England -32 499 £62,500 -10.00% 93
Scotland -15 435 £74,000 +6.56% 37
South West -22 378 £70,576 +4.56% 101
North West -31 290 £61,206 -12.56% 58
Midlands -56 196 £60,000 -14.29% 48
Yorkshire -11 177 £60,000 -11.11% 26
West Midlands -47 108 £65,000 -7.14% 26
East of England -60 98 £85,000 +21.43% 32
East Midlands -30 88 £58,750 -9.62% 22
Wales -26 38 £42,500 -29.17% 5
North East -24 32 £70,000 +7.69% 9
Northern Ireland -10 21 £72,500 - 4
Isle of Man - 3 - -
Kubernetes
UK

Kubernetes
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 135 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 127 (5.62%) Apache
3 98 (4.34%) FileNet
4 60 (2.65%) OpenStack
5 56 (2.48%) Apache Airflow
6 36 (1.59%) Microsoft Exchange
7 26 (1.15%) nginx
8 20 (0.88%) Jupyter
9 17 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 17 (0.75%) Confluence
10 13 (0.58%) JBoss
11 10 (0.44%) Red Hat Fuse
11 10 (0.44%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.35%) IIS
13 4 (0.18%) CMS
14 3 (0.13%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.13%) WordPress
15 2 (0.088%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.088%) WildFly
16 1 (0.044%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.044%) Salesforce CRM
3 1 (0.044%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.044%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,093 (48.36%) AWS
2 935 (41.37%) Azure
3 302 (13.36%) Amazon S3
4 276 (12.21%) GCP
5 244 (10.80%) Azure DevOps
6 218 (9.65%) SaaS
7 180 (7.96%) GitHub
8 167 (7.39%) Amazon EKS
9 163 (7.21%) Serverless
10 144 (6.37%) OpenShift
11 98 (4.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 94 (4.16%) IBM Cloud
13 92 (4.07%) Amazon ECS
13 92 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
14 89 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
15 88 (3.89%) GitHub Actions
16 81 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
17 80 (3.54%) Microsoft 365
18 72 (3.19%) Route 53
19 69 (3.05%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (6.59%) Firewall
2 79 (3.50%) DNS
3 66 (2.92%) DHCP
3 66 (2.92%) VPN
4 59 (2.61%) Internet
5 54 (2.39%) HTTP
6 52 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 50 (2.21%) IPsec
8 49 (2.17%) SNMP
9 47 (2.08%) Network Security
10 38 (1.68%) SD-WAN
11 37 (1.64%) WAN
12 35 (1.55%) AMQP
13 17 (0.75%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.49%) BGP
15 10 (0.44%) DSL
16 8 (0.35%) OSPF
16 8 (0.35%) WLAN
17 7 (0.31%) MQTT
18 6 (0.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 224 (9.91%) Elasticsearch
3 162 (7.17%) Big Data
4 149 (6.59%) SQL Server
5 136 (6.02%) Relational Database
6 134 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
7 132 (5.84%) MongoDB
8 125 (5.53%) Amazon RDS
9 114 (5.04%) MySQL
10 106 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 70 (3.10%) Hadoop
12 68 (3.01%) Redis
13 30 (1.33%) Data Lake
14 29 (1.28%) Cloudera CDH
15 28 (1.24%) RDBMS
16 26 (1.15%) BigQuery
17 21 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 18 (0.80%) Amazon Aurora
18 18 (0.80%) CockroachDB
19 17 (0.75%) Presto
Development Applications
1 383 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 339 (15.00%) Git
3 148 (6.55%) JUnit
4 134 (5.93%) JIRA
5 118 (5.22%) GitLab
6 103 (4.56%) Selenium
7 65 (2.88%) Cypress.io
8 57 (2.52%) Mockito
9 53 (2.35%) Jasmine
10 46 (2.04%) CircleCI
11 40 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 33 (1.46%) SonarQube
13 32 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 26 (1.15%) Cucumber
15 25 (1.11%) SoapUI
16 23 (1.02%) Maven
16 23 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (0.84%) Gradle
18 17 (0.75%) Bitbucket
18 17 (0.75%) Robot Framework
General
1 514 (22.74%) Finance
2 383 (16.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 334 (14.78%) Social Skills
4 315 (13.94%) Law
5 191 (8.45%) Public Sector
6 180 (7.96%) Marketing
7 120 (5.31%) Legal
8 117 (5.18%) Aerospace
9 82 (3.63%) Banking
10 76 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
11 64 (2.83%) Retail
12 43 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
13 39 (1.73%) Tech for Good
14 24 (1.06%) Games
15 17 (0.75%) Automotive
16 16 (0.71%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.71%) Telecoms
17 15 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
18 14 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 532 (23.54%) Senior
2 506 (22.39%) Software Engineer
3 479 (21.19%) Developer
4 399 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 369 (16.33%) Lead
6 163 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 162 (7.17%) Architect
8 137 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 133 (5.88%) Java Engineer
10 124 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 114 (5.04%) Lead Software Engineer
12 108 (4.78%) AWS Engineer
13 106 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
14 104 (4.60%) Java Developer
15 101 (4.47%) Java Software Engineer
16 94 (4.16%) Consultant
17 92 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
18 89 (3.94%) Senior DevOps
18 89 (3.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 85 (3.76%) Full Stack Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (22.65%) React
2 360 (15.93%) .NET
3 356 (15.75%) Spring
4 341 (15.09%) Kafka
5 318 (14.07%) AngularJS
6 242 (10.71%) Node.js
7 200 (8.85%) HTML
8 198 (8.76%) REST
9 185 (8.19%) Spring Boot
10 184 (8.14%) CSS
11 155 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
12 153 (6.77%) Hibernate
13 135 (5.97%) GraphQL
14 119 (5.27%) RESTful
15 110 (4.87%) J2EE
16 106 (4.69%) JSON
17 105 (4.65%) .NET Core
18 100 (4.42%) Spring Integration
19 87 (3.85%) YAML
20 77 (3.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 267 (11.81%) Cloud Native
2 167 (7.39%) Public Cloud
3 139 (6.15%) Distributed Systems
4 137 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 126 (5.58%) Hybrid Cloud
6 125 (5.53%) Data Centre
7 105 (4.65%) Blockchain
8 80 (3.54%) Management Information System
9 77 (3.41%) Product Ownership
10 67 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
11 58 (2.57%) e-Learning
12 56 (2.48%) Data Structures
13 42 (1.86%) Private Cloud
14 36 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
15 31 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
16 30 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 30 (1.33%) PKI
17 25 (1.11%) Client/Server
17 25 (1.11%) Mobile App
18 22 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 670 (29.65%) Linux
2 260 (11.50%) Windows
3 100 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 92 (4.07%) CentOS
5 83 (3.67%) Debian
6 73 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 61 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 49 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
9 42 (1.86%) Alpine Linux
10 38 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
11 26 (1.15%) Unix
12 24 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
13 19 (0.84%) VMS
14 12 (0.53%) Android
15 10 (0.44%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.27%) Mesosphere
18 5 (0.22%) Rocky
19 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
20 3 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,173 (51.90%) Agile
2 1,026 (45.40%) DevOps
3 1,020 (45.13%) CI/CD
4 767 (33.94%) Software Engineering
5 547 (24.20%) Microservices
6 543 (24.03%) Containerisation
7 497 (21.99%) Artificial Intelligence
8 429 (18.98%) SDLC
9 387 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
10 373 (16.50%) Infrastructure as Code
11 300 (13.27%) Computer Science
12 285 (12.61%) Machine Learning
12 285 (12.61%) Mentoring
13 278 (12.30%) Full Stack Development
14 240 (10.62%) Scrum
15 211 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
16 203 (8.98%) Operational Stability
17 193 (8.54%) Community of Practice
18 190 (8.41%) Test Automation
19 183 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 699 (30.93%) Python
2 697 (30.84%) Java
3 500 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 472 (20.88%) SQL
5 412 (18.23%) C#
6 324 (14.34%) TypeScript
7 205 (9.07%) Bash
8 196 (8.67%) PowerShell
9 115 (5.09%) Go
10 94 (4.16%) PHP
11 49 (2.17%) Bicep
12 47 (2.08%) Ruby
13 46 (2.04%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.73%) Shell Script
15 32 (1.42%) Scala
16 30 (1.33%) C++
17 24 (1.06%) Groovy
18 23 (1.02%) VB
19 21 (0.93%) C
20 19 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 385 (17.04%) Security Cleared
2 331 (14.65%) Degree
3 229 (10.13%) DV Cleared
4 213 (9.42%) SC Cleared
5 195 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 136 (6.02%) Azure Certification
7 113 (5.00%) AWS Certification
8 80 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 61 (2.70%) Master's Degree
10 42 (1.86%) CISSP
10 42 (1.86%) MCSA
10 42 (1.86%) MCSE
11 36 (1.59%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 35 (1.55%) CISM
13 34 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
14 31 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 29 (1.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 29 (1.28%) CCSK
15 29 (1.28%) CCSP
16 22 (0.97%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.36%) QA
2 38 (1.68%) NIST
3 30 (1.33%) WCAG
4 23 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.58%) SLA
6 10 (0.44%) NCSC
7 9 (0.40%) Accessibility
8 7 (0.31%) GDPR
9 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.088%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.088%) SEPA
12 1 (0.044%) California Consumer Privacy Act
12 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.044%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,388 (61.42%) Docker
2 137 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 78 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 42 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 21 (0.93%) vSphere
8 16 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.62%) Firmware
10 7 (0.31%) NFS
11 6 (0.27%) KVM
12 5 (0.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.18%) Embedded Firmware
14 3 (0.13%) Ceph
14 3 (0.13%) Gluster
14 3 (0.13%) oVirt
14 3 (0.13%) pfSense
14 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.088%) Xen
Systems Management
1 733 (32.43%) Terraform
2 469 (20.75%) Ansible
3 208 (9.20%) Prometheus
4 168 (7.43%) Puppet
5 107 (4.73%) Grafana
6 77 (3.41%) vCenter Server
7 50 (2.21%) Progress Chef
8 41 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
9 37 (1.64%) SCCM
10 31 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
11 30 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
12 26 (1.15%) SCOM
13 24 (1.06%) WSUS
14 23 (1.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 18 (0.80%) Kibana
16 17 (0.75%) Nagios
17 16 (0.71%) HAProxy
18 15 (0.66%) Istio
19 13 (0.58%) ZABBIX
20 12 (0.53%) Podman
Vendors
1 255 (11.28%) Microsoft
1 255 (11.28%) Oracle
2 250 (11.06%) Red Hat
3 170 (7.52%) VMware
4 160 (7.08%) Google
5 100 (4.42%) IBM
6 77 (3.41%) Dynatrace
7 54 (2.39%) Splunk
8 52 (2.30%) NetApp
9 49 (2.17%) Palo Alto
9 49 (2.17%) SolidFire
10 36 (1.59%) Databricks
11 35 (1.55%) SaltStack
12 28 (1.24%) ServiceNow
12 28 (1.24%) WSO2
13 16 (0.71%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.71%) Dell
14 14 (0.62%) SolarWinds
15 13 (0.58%) Cisco
16 12 (0.53%) Sybase