Azure AKS Jobs

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Azure AKS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Azure AKS over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 702 535 631
Rank change year-on-year -167 +96 -95
Permanent jobs citing Azure AKS 203 434 808
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.55% 1.09% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 160 239 327
10th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £64,688 £65,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £100,859 £105,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £120,000 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - - +16.67%

All Cloud Skills
UK

Azure AKS falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,734 39,810 83,792
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.43% 43.05% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27,324 26,970 41,396
10th Percentile £30,413 £34,248 £34,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £64,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.16% +2.40% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £102,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.18% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure AKS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure AKS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure AKS in the UK

Azure AKS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure AKS.

Salary trend for Azure AKS in the UK

Azure AKS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure AKS over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure AKS in the UK

Azure AKS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure AKS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -149 175 £82,500 +3.13% 34
Work from Home +3 113 £81,250 +1.56% 19
London -60 104 £90,000 - 12
UK excluding London -111 77 £70,000 - 23
North of England -16 32 £67,500 +3.85% 9
Yorkshire +45 20 £67,500 -3.57% 1
South East -29 15 £97,500 +34.48% 4
North West -26 11 £42,500 -19.05% 8
Midlands -43 10 £83,750 +19.64% 3
West Midlands -13 8 £83,750 +15.52% 3
South West -45 8 £72,500 -7.94% 7
Wales +9 3 £42,500 -8.03%
North East -18 3 £80,000 +23.08%
East of England -19 3 £70,000 -
Scotland -76 3 £100,000 +63.93%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
East Midlands -32 2 - -

Azure AKS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 3 (1.48%) Confluence
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.49%) nginx
2 1 (0.49%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 188 (92.61%) Azure
2 77 (37.93%) Azure DevOps
3 60 (29.56%) AWS
4 49 (24.14%) Serverless
5 42 (20.69%) Amazon EKS
6 40 (19.70%) PaaS
7 37 (18.23%) GitHub
8 36 (17.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 33 (16.26%) SaaS
10 32 (15.76%) Entra ID
10 32 (15.76%) GCP
10 32 (15.76%) IaaS
11 31 (15.27%) Azure Functions
12 30 (14.78%) Amazon ECS
13 28 (13.79%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (11.82%) Amazon S3
15 23 (11.33%) Akamai
16 22 (10.84%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (10.34%) AWS Fargate
17 21 (10.34%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.33%) Firewall
2 11 (5.42%) Network Security
3 9 (4.43%) DNS
4 6 (2.96%) IPv4
4 6 (2.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (12.81%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (9.85%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.39%) MySQL
5 15 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.40%) Redis
7 12 (5.91%) MariaDB
8 10 (4.93%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (3.94%) Data Lake
11 7 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.49%) GIS
14 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.49%) PowerCenter
14 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.30%) Git
2 25 (12.32%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.43%) GitLab
4 8 (3.94%) MLflow
5 7 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.96%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.46%) JIRA
7 5 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.99%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.99%) JMeter
8 2 (0.99%) Maven
8 2 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.49%) Gatling
9 1 (0.49%) JUnit
9 1 (0.49%) Moq
9 1 (0.49%) NUnit
9 1 (0.49%) Snyk
9 1 (0.49%) Sourcetree
9 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (26.11%) Finance
2 45 (22.17%) Social Skills
3 18 (8.87%) Health Technology
4 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.37%) Automotive
4 17 (8.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 15 (7.39%) Banking
6 8 (3.94%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (3.94%) Retail
6 8 (3.94%) Tech for Good
7 7 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (3.45%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.96%) Games
8 6 (2.96%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.97%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.97%) French Language
10 3 (1.48%) Law
11 2 (0.99%) Marketing
12 1 (0.49%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 68 (33.50%) Azure Engineer
2 36 (17.73%) Architect
2 36 (17.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (17.73%) Lead
3 31 (15.27%) Cloud Platform Engineer
3 31 (15.27%) Platform Engineer
4 30 (14.78%) Azure Platform Engineer
5 25 (12.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 23 (11.33%) Azure Architect
7 22 (10.84%) Senior
8 19 (9.36%) Cloud Architect
9 18 (8.87%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 17 (8.37%) AWS DevOps
11 13 (6.40%) Developer
11 13 (6.40%) Site Engineer
11 13 (6.40%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 12 (5.91%) Lead DevOps
12 12 (5.91%) Technical Architect
13 10 (4.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 9 (4.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.65%) .NET
2 31 (15.27%) ARM Templates
3 19 (9.36%) JSON
4 16 (7.88%) RESTful
5 15 (7.39%) .NET Core
6 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET
6 13 (6.40%) CSS
6 13 (6.40%) HTML
7 12 (5.91%) .NET Framework
7 12 (5.91%) Entity Framework
8 10 (4.93%) Razor View Engine
8 10 (4.93%) XML
9 9 (4.43%) OAuth
9 9 (4.43%) YAML
10 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.94%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (3.94%) HTML5
10 8 (3.94%) PySpark
10 8 (3.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.23%) Cloud Native
2 17 (8.37%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.42%) Product Ownership
3 11 (5.42%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.45%) Onboarding
6 7 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.97%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.48%) Distributed Systems
8 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Security Posture
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Data Fabric
10 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.49%) IoT
10 1 (0.49%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.49%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.33%) Linux
1 23 (11.33%) Windows
2 3 (1.48%) Unix
3 2 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (72.91%) DevOps
2 68 (33.50%) CI/CD
2 68 (33.50%) Infrastructure as Code
3 56 (27.59%) Agile
4 53 (26.11%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (25.62%) Containerisation
6 40 (19.70%) DevSecOps
7 36 (17.73%) Cloud Security
8 35 (17.24%) Platform Engineering
9 32 (15.76%) Microservices
10 31 (15.27%) Mentoring
11 29 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 27 (13.30%) Identity Access Management
12 27 (13.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 25 (12.32%) API Management
14 23 (11.33%) Analytics
15 22 (10.84%) Configuration Management
15 22 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (10.84%) Design Patterns
16 21 (10.34%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.42%) SQL
2 55 (27.09%) Python
3 49 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 33 (16.26%) C#
5 31 (15.27%) Java
6 29 (14.29%) Bash
7 28 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 23 (11.33%) Go
9 16 (7.88%) T-SQL
10 14 (6.90%) Bicep
11 9 (4.43%) Groovy
12 8 (3.94%) Kusto Query Language
12 8 (3.94%) TypeScript
13 7 (3.45%) PHP
13 7 (3.45%) Ruby
14 2 (0.99%) C++
14 2 (0.99%) Scala
15 1 (0.49%) Rust
Qualifications
1 40 (19.70%) Azure Certification
2 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.40%) AWS Certification
3 13 (6.40%) Degree
3 13 (6.40%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.46%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 5 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.48%) CISSP
8 2 (0.99%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
8 2 (0.99%) CISA
8 2 (0.99%) CISM
8 2 (0.99%) MCSA
8 2 (0.99%) MCSE
9 1 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.49%) CCSK
9 1 (0.49%) CCSP
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.43%) NIST
3 7 (3.45%) SLA
4 6 (2.96%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.46%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.99%) QA
7 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 78 (38.42%) Docker
2 29 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.49%) HDFS
5 1 (0.49%) LXC
Systems Management
1 166 (81.77%) Kubernetes
2 121 (59.61%) Terraform
3 28 (13.79%) Ansible
4 21 (10.34%) Prometheus
5 20 (9.85%) Grafana
6 15 (7.39%) Progress Chef
7 14 (6.90%) Puppet
8 11 (5.42%) Istio
9 7 (3.45%) Packer
9 7 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (2.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (1.48%) Argo
12 2 (0.99%) Kibana
12 2 (0.99%) logstash
13 1 (0.49%) Anchore
Vendors
1 79 (38.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.33%) ForgeRock
3 17 (8.37%) Oracle
4 16 (7.88%) Sitecore
5 11 (5.42%) Databricks
6 10 (4.93%) Google
7 7 (3.45%) New Relic
7 7 (3.45%) SaltStack
7 7 (3.45%) Zscaler
8 6 (2.96%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.99%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (0.99%) Splunk
9 2 (0.99%) VMware
10 1 (0.49%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.49%) BMC
10 1 (0.49%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.49%) Informatica
10 1 (0.49%) Remedy