The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 710 944
Rank change year-on-year +345 +234  
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 703 223 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.23% 0.022%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.47% 2.65% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 567 172 23
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £43,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +13.63% -18.51%  

Kubernetes is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7424 8413 8049
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.63% 8.53% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5928 6833 6376
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the UK

Kubernetes
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kubernetes.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the UK

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes over the 3 months to 25 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the UK

Kubernetes
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +363 679 £67,500 -3.57% 137
London +259 507 £70,000 -3.44% 109
South East +143 88 £62,500 -7.40% 17
City of London +34 55 £70,000 -6.66% 13
Berkshire +78 50 £65,000 -3.70% 5
North West -3 28 £55,000 - 1
Manchester -16 21 £65,000 - 1
Surrey +59 17 £62,500 -7.40% 4
Maidenhead - 16 £65,250 - 2
Hampshire - 13 £38,750 - 3
South West - 13 £40,000 - 2
East of England - 12 £63,750 - 1
Slough - 11 £67,500 -
Woking - 11 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands +20 9 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Nottinghamshire +18 9 £42,500 -29.16%
Reading +27 8 £62,500 -7.40% 2
Nottingham +8 8 £41,250 -31.25%
West Midlands +16 7 £50,000 +50.94%
Knutsford - 7 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 7 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £52,500 -
Heathrow - 7 £60,000 -
Southampton - 6 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £57,500 -
Kent +22 5 - -
Epsom - 5 £65,000 -
Bath - 5 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester - 5 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2017, IT jobs citing Kubernetes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 1077 (90.13%) Docker
2 798 (66.78%) DevOps
3 672 (56.23%) Linux
4 628 (52.55%) Amazon AWS
5 580 (48.54%) Python
6 538 (45.02%) Ansible
7 521 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
8 456 (38.16%) Puppet
9 438 (36.65%) Java
10 361 (30.21%) Microservices
11 345 (28.87%) Jenkins
12 338 (28.28%) Opscode Chef
13 284 (23.77%) Go
14 282 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
15 274 (22.93%) NoSQL
16 267 (22.34%) Node.js
17 264 (22.09%) Git (software)
18 241 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 241 (20.17%) Bash Shell
19 238 (19.92%) Ruby
20 234 (19.58%) JavaScript
21 231 (19.33%) Software Engineering
22 222 (18.58%) Configuration Management
23 219 (18.33%) Google
24 216 (18.08%) Terraform
25 212 (17.74%) Open Source
26 201 (16.82%) Finance
27 197 (16.49%) TDD
28 184 (15.40%) Google Cloud Platform
29 168 (14.06%) Mesos

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 104 (8.70%) Apache
2 96 (8.03%) Elasticsearch
3 78 (6.53%) OpenStack
4 64 (5.36%) Apache Spark
5 52 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 43 (3.60%) nginx
7 29 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (2.01%) JBoss
9 21 (1.76%) Confluence
10 18 (1.51%) Ethereum
10 18 (1.51%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.26%) IIS
12 14 (1.17%) Hyperledger
13 13 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.67%) Traefik
15 7 (0.59%) lighttpd
16 6 (0.50%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.50%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
17 5 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.084%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 34 (2.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.50%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 628 (52.55%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (15.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (6.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 64 (5.36%) PaaS
6 61 (5.10%) OpenShift
7 54 (4.52%) SaaS
8 51 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
9 38 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (3.18%) IaaS
10 37 (3.10%) GitHub
11 32 (2.68%) CloudBees
12 24 (2.01%) Amazon S3
13 15 (1.26%) Azure Machine Learning
14 14 (1.17%) IBM Cloud
15 13 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (1.09%) SoftLayer
16 11 (0.92%) Route 53
17 9 (0.75%) Datadog
18 6 (0.50%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.85%) Firewall
2 43 (3.60%) HTTP
3 42 (3.51%) Internet
4 38 (3.18%) DNS
5 35 (2.93%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.34%) VPN
7 15 (1.26%) SSL
8 14 (1.17%) AMQP
9 12 (1.00%) SAN
9 12 (1.00%) SNMP
10 11 (0.92%) NAS
11 8 (0.67%) BGP
11 8 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.59%) LAN
12 7 (0.59%) LDAP
13 6 (0.50%) IPsec
13 6 (0.50%) WAN
14 5 (0.42%) HSRP
14 5 (0.42%) Network Security
14 5 (0.42%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (22.93%) NoSQL
2 160 (13.39%) MongoDB
3 158 (13.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 119 (9.96%) Big Data
5 111 (9.29%) MySQL
6 95 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (7.28%) Hadoop
8 85 (7.11%) Blockchain
9 80 (6.69%) Redis
10 50 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 35 (2.93%) Couchbase
12 30 (2.51%) SQL Server
13 26 (2.18%) Event Store
14 25 (2.09%) Oracle Database
15 16 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (1.34%) CouchDB
16 15 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
16 15 (1.26%) DocumentDB
16 15 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 345 (28.87%) Jenkins
2 264 (22.09%) Git (software)
3 106 (8.87%) Vagrant
4 93 (7.78%) Maven
5 88 (7.36%) JIRA
6 67 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 61 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 58 (4.85%) webpack
9 57 (4.77%) TeamCity
10 55 (4.60%) Babel
11 54 (4.52%) Subversion
12 48 (4.02%) GoCD
13 47 (3.93%) GitLab
14 42 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
15 40 (3.35%) Hudson
16 38 (3.18%) gulp
17 37 (3.10%) Selenium
18 36 (3.01%) Grunt
19 33 (2.76%) HP UFT
20 32 (2.68%) ClearCase
General
1 201 (16.82%) Finance
2 73 (6.11%) Marketing
3 57 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.43%) Games
4 41 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 35 (2.93%) Electronics
6 32 (2.68%) Retail
7 16 (1.34%) Law
8 14 (1.17%) Banking
9 9 (0.75%) Advertising
10 6 (0.50%) Billing
11 5 (0.42%) Legal
12 4 (0.33%) Publishing
13 3 (0.25%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.084%) Automotive
15 1 (0.084%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.084%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 470 (39.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 252 (21.09%) Developer
3 124 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
4 115 (9.62%) AWS DevOps
5 93 (7.78%) Architect
5 93 (7.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 92 (7.70%) Linux Engineer
7 76 (6.36%) Software Engineer
8 70 (5.86%) Java Developer
8 70 (5.86%) Senior DevOps
9 69 (5.77%) Node.js Developer
10 67 (5.61%) Lead DevOps
11 64 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 60 (5.02%) Senior Developer
13 58 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
14 57 (4.77%) Consultant
15 54 (4.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 50 (4.18%) DevOps Consultant
17 48 (4.02%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 46 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (22.34%) Node.js
2 166 (13.89%) Kafka
3 144 (12.05%) React
4 136 (11.38%) Web Services
5 118 (9.87%) HTML
6 115 (9.62%) .NET
7 108 (9.04%) Elastic Stack
8 91 (7.62%) CSS
9 89 (7.45%) REST
10 70 (5.86%) Redux
11 67 (5.61%) RESTful
12 61 (5.10%) HTML5
13 56 (4.69%) CSS3
14 54 (4.52%) AngularJS
15 46 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
16 43 (3.60%) Akka
17 37 (3.10%) LAPP Stack
18 32 (2.68%) LAMP
19 31 (2.59%) Spring
19 31 (2.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.77%) Fintech
2 63 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 46 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.18%) Public Cloud
6 37 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
7 35 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.76%) Clustering
9 22 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.84%) Blog
10 21 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.59%) User Experience
12 17 (1.42%) Private Cloud
13 16 (1.34%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.67%) Online Games
16 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
16 7 (0.59%) Internet of Things
16 7 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 672 (56.23%) Linux
2 123 (10.29%) Windows
3 118 (9.87%) Unix
4 87 (7.28%) CentOS
5 81 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 75 (6.28%) CoreOS
7 67 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (2.51%) Android
9 28 (2.34%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.51%) Debian
11 16 (1.34%) Windows Server
12 13 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.33%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.25%) AIX
14 3 (0.25%) VMS
15 1 (0.084%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.084%) Solaris
15 1 (0.084%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (66.78%) DevOps
2 521 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (30.21%) Microservices
4 282 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
5 231 (19.33%) Software Engineering
6 222 (18.58%) Configuration Management
7 212 (17.74%) Open Source
8 197 (16.49%) TDD
9 155 (12.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 138 (11.55%) Scrum
11 133 (11.13%) BDD
12 125 (10.46%) Kanban
13 111 (9.29%) Test Automation
14 86 (7.20%) Machine Learning
15 75 (6.28%) Technical Architecture
16 69 (5.77%) E-Commerce
17 59 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
17 59 (4.94%) SOA
18 55 (4.60%) High Availability
19 46 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 580 (48.54%) Python
2 438 (36.65%) Java
3 284 (23.77%) Go
4 241 (20.17%) Bash Shell
5 238 (19.92%) Ruby
6 234 (19.58%) JavaScript
7 145 (12.13%) Scala
8 144 (12.05%) SQL
9 114 (9.54%) PHP
10 86 (7.20%) Perl
11 81 (6.78%) PowerShell
12 68 (5.69%) C++
13 63 (5.27%) ES6
14 57 (4.77%) C
15 49 (4.10%) Groovy
16 45 (3.77%) GraphQL
17 39 (3.26%) C#
18 35 (2.93%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.51%) Jython
20 17 (1.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 99 (8.28%) Degree
2 26 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.42%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.33%) PMP
7 3 (0.25%) PhD
8 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.084%) MBA
9 1 (0.084%) OCP
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.084%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.35%) QA
2 16 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.26%) GCP
4 3 (0.25%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1077 (90.13%) Docker
2 60 (5.02%) etcd
3 50 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (2.51%) flannel
5 29 (2.43%) VirtualBox
6 18 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (1.34%) Xen
8 15 (1.26%) Ceph
9 14 (1.17%) Active Directory
9 14 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.92%) QEMU
11 10 (0.84%) LXC
12 9 (0.75%) iptables
13 7 (0.59%) HDFS
13 7 (0.59%) PowerDNS
14 6 (0.50%) vSphere
15 5 (0.42%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.42%) Dovecot
15 5 (0.42%) Postfix
15 5 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 538 (45.02%) Ansible
2 456 (38.16%) Puppet
3 338 (28.28%) Opscode Chef
4 216 (18.08%) Terraform
5 168 (14.06%) Mesos
6 98 (8.20%) Docker Swarm
7 97 (8.12%) Nagios
8 67 (5.61%) Consul
9 60 (5.02%) Graphite
10 49 (4.10%) Salt
11 36 (3.01%) Prometheus
12 34 (2.85%) Grafana
12 34 (2.85%) Packer
13 32 (2.68%) Kibana
13 32 (2.68%) rkt
14 26 (2.18%) logstash
15 17 (1.42%) Sysdig
16 16 (1.34%) StatsD
17 15 (1.26%) CA Service Virtualization
17 15 (1.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 219 (18.33%) Google
2 124 (10.38%) Red Hat
3 81 (6.78%) VMware
4 76 (6.36%) New Relic
5 71 (5.94%) Oracle
6 63 (5.27%) AppDynamics
7 55 (4.60%) Splunk
8 44 (3.68%) SaltStack
9 43 (3.60%) Microsoft
10 38 (3.18%) Atlassian
10 38 (3.18%) SAP
11 33 (2.76%) Dynatrace
12 24 (2.01%) IBM
13 20 (1.67%) CA
14 15 (1.26%) Xamarin
14 15 (1.26%) XebiaLabs
15 11 (0.92%) Rackspace
16 9 (0.75%) NetApp
17 8 (0.67%) Teradata
17 8 (0.67%) Twitter
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum 10 Bonus % and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Stocks
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, shares +
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + equity, benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, incentives
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Significant Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health care,
Posted: Yesterday