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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 694 971
Rank change year-on-year +363 +277  
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 825 256 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.26% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.50% 3.00% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 671 195 16
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +1.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year +4.34% -  

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 7860 8542 8366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.85% 8.66% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6346 6947 6601
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 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +357 801 £70,000 -3.44% 141
London +238 606 £72,500 - 103
South East +130 96 £61,250 -9.25% 12
Berkshire +78 56 £67,500 - 4
City of London +24 44 £70,000 -6.66% 15
North West -13 34 £52,500 +16.66% 10
Manchester -10 25 £52,500 - 6
East of England +17 19 £65,000 +20.93% 4
Hampshire - 18 £40,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 17 £65,000 -
Slough - 14 £67,500 - 1
South West - 13 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +50 11 £62,500 -7.40% 3
Cheshire -23 9 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Nottinghamshire - 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £40,000 - 5
Nottingham - 8 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £65,000 - 1
Knutsford - 8 £52,500 -
Reading +27 7 £70,000 +3.70% 2
West Midlands +15 7 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Heathrow - 6 £57,500 -
Southampton - 6 £47,500 -
Woking - 6 £62,500 - 2
Fareham - 6 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire +23 5 £50,000 -
Lichfield +10 5 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £75,000 -
Epsom - 5 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1168 (88.42%) Docker
2 884 (66.92%) DevOps
3 758 (57.38%) Linux
4 712 (53.90%) Amazon AWS
5 624 (47.24%) Python
6 623 (47.16%) Ansible
7 543 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
8 519 (39.29%) Puppet
9 444 (33.61%) Java
10 411 (31.11%) Jenkins
11 392 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
12 363 (27.48%) Microservices
13 322 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
14 311 (23.54%) Go
15 295 (22.33%) Git (software)
16 294 (22.26%) Node.js
17 277 (20.97%) NoSQL
18 275 (20.82%) Microsoft Azure
19 258 (19.53%) Bash Shell
20 250 (18.93%) Google
21 249 (18.85%) Configuration Management
22 248 (18.77%) Ruby
23 247 (18.70%) Terraform
24 246 (18.62%) JavaScript
25 238 (18.02%) Finance
26 231 (17.49%) Open Source
27 226 (17.11%) TDD
28 225 (17.03%) Google Cloud Platform
29 211 (15.97%) Software Engineering
30 185 (14.00%) MongoDB

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
1 128 (9.69%) Elasticsearch
2 127 (9.61%) Apache
3 102 (7.72%) OpenStack
4 61 (4.62%) Apache Spark
4 61 (4.62%) nginx
5 53 (4.01%) Tomcat
6 45 (3.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 26 (1.97%) IIS
8 25 (1.89%) Confluence
9 22 (1.67%) JBoss
10 19 (1.44%) Ethereum
11 14 (1.06%) Hyperledger
11 14 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.98%) Traefik
13 12 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.76%) CloudStack
15 9 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.45%) Tornado
17 5 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 56 (4.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.38%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.076%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 712 (53.90%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (20.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 225 (17.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 93 (7.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 75 (5.68%) PaaS
6 69 (5.22%) OpenShift
7 54 (4.09%) SaaS
8 49 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (3.56%) IaaS
10 46 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
11 42 (3.18%) GitHub
12 34 (2.57%) CloudBees
13 29 (2.20%) Amazon S3
14 21 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
15 17 (1.29%) Azure Machine Learning
16 14 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
17 10 (0.76%) Bluemix
17 10 (0.76%) Datadog
18 9 (0.68%) Route 53
19 8 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.63%) HTTP
2 47 (3.56%) Firewall
3 44 (3.33%) Internet
4 37 (2.80%) DNS
5 33 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.74%) VPN
7 17 (1.29%) SSL
8 10 (0.76%) BGP
8 10 (0.76%) SNMP
9 9 (0.68%) AMQP
9 9 (0.68%) IPsec
10 8 (0.61%) Network Security
10 8 (0.61%) OpenVPN
10 8 (0.61%) VLAN
11 7 (0.53%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.53%) LDAP
11 7 (0.53%) SAN
12 6 (0.45%) NAS
13 5 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (20.97%) NoSQL
2 185 (14.00%) MongoDB
3 183 (13.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 139 (10.52%) MySQL
5 131 (9.92%) Big Data
6 114 (8.63%) PostgreSQL
7 100 (7.57%) Hadoop
8 91 (6.89%) Redis
9 88 (6.66%) Blockchain
10 51 (3.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 35 (2.65%) SQL Server
12 29 (2.20%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.97%) Event Store
14 24 (1.82%) Couchbase
15 23 (1.74%) Neo4j
16 21 (1.59%) RethinkDB
17 19 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
18 17 (1.29%) MariaDB
18 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 411 (31.11%) Jenkins
2 295 (22.33%) Git (software)
3 104 (7.87%) Vagrant
4 98 (7.42%) Maven
5 94 (7.12%) JIRA
6 80 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 72 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 65 (4.92%) TeamCity
9 61 (4.62%) webpack
10 58 (4.39%) Babel
11 52 (3.94%) GitLab
11 52 (3.94%) Hudson
12 50 (3.79%) GoCD
13 47 (3.56%) Subversion
14 45 (3.41%) gulp
14 45 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
15 39 (2.95%) Selenium
16 36 (2.73%) Grunt
17 34 (2.57%) Bitbucket
17 34 (2.57%) ClearCase
General
1 238 (18.02%) Finance
2 95 (7.19%) Marketing
3 82 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 61 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 57 (4.31%) Electronics
6 44 (3.33%) Games
7 34 (2.57%) Retail
8 18 (1.36%) Banking
9 11 (0.83%) Law
10 8 (0.61%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.38%) Billing
11 5 (0.38%) Legal
12 4 (0.30%) Advertising
12 4 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.076%) Automotive
14 1 (0.076%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.076%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.076%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.076%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 524 (39.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 260 (19.68%) Developer
3 134 (10.14%) AWS Engineer
4 123 (9.31%) AWS DevOps
5 117 (8.86%) Architect
6 111 (8.40%) Linux Engineer
7 98 (7.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 86 (6.51%) Lead DevOps
9 81 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
10 73 (5.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 72 (5.45%) Node.js Developer
11 72 (5.45%) Senior DevOps
12 67 (5.07%) Software Engineer
13 64 (4.84%) Consultant
14 63 (4.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 61 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 61 (4.62%) Senior Developer
16 59 (4.47%) Java Developer
17 58 (4.39%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 57 (4.31%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (22.26%) Node.js
2 164 (12.41%) React
3 151 (11.43%) Kafka
4 130 (9.84%) .NET
4 130 (9.84%) Web Services
5 125 (9.46%) Elastic Stack
6 117 (8.86%) HTML
7 102 (7.72%) CSS
8 92 (6.96%) REST
9 78 (5.90%) Redux
10 73 (5.53%) RESTful
11 64 (4.84%) HTML5
12 62 (4.69%) AngularJS
13 56 (4.24%) CSS3
14 47 (3.56%) LAPP Stack
15 45 (3.41%) ActiveMQ
16 39 (2.95%) LAMP
17 35 (2.65%) XML
18 34 (2.57%) Sass
19 33 (2.50%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.04%) Fintech
2 68 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.71%) Data Centre
5 46 (3.48%) Public Cloud
6 45 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
7 40 (3.03%) Clustering
8 33 (2.50%) Private Cloud
9 31 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.97%) Blog
11 26 (1.97%) User Experience
12 18 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.98%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
16 7 (0.53%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.53%) Internet of Things
16 7 (0.53%) PKI
17 6 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 758 (57.38%) Linux
2 142 (10.75%) Windows
3 125 (9.46%) Unix
4 96 (7.27%) CentOS
5 85 (6.43%) Ubuntu
6 81 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (5.60%) CoreOS
8 32 (2.42%) Android
9 30 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.29%) Windows Server
11 16 (1.21%) Debian
12 9 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.38%) AIX
14 4 (0.30%) Mesosphere
15 3 (0.23%) VMS
16 2 (0.15%) Solaris
17 1 (0.076%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (66.92%) DevOps
2 543 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (27.48%) Microservices
4 322 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
5 249 (18.85%) Configuration Management
6 231 (17.49%) Open Source
7 226 (17.11%) TDD
8 211 (15.97%) Software Engineering
9 173 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 153 (11.58%) BDD
11 138 (10.45%) Kanban
12 136 (10.30%) Scrum
13 111 (8.40%) Test Automation
14 101 (7.65%) Machine Learning
15 90 (6.81%) Technical Architecture
16 85 (6.43%) E-Commerce
17 84 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
18 65 (4.92%) Programme Management
19 63 (4.77%) High Availability
20 60 (4.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 624 (47.24%) Python
2 444 (33.61%) Java
3 311 (23.54%) Go
4 258 (19.53%) Bash Shell
5 248 (18.77%) Ruby
6 246 (18.62%) JavaScript
7 134 (10.14%) SQL
8 125 (9.46%) PHP
8 125 (9.46%) Scala
9 97 (7.34%) Perl
10 83 (6.28%) PowerShell
11 70 (5.30%) C++
12 68 (5.15%) ES6
13 55 (4.16%) C
14 54 (4.09%) GraphQL
15 53 (4.01%) Groovy
16 48 (3.63%) C#
17 44 (3.33%) Shell Script
18 23 (1.74%) Jython
19 21 (1.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 112 (8.48%) Degree
2 37 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.30%) PhD
8 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.30%) PMP
9 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.076%) MBA
10 1 (0.076%) OCP
10 1 (0.076%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.95%) QA
2 30 (2.27%) GCP
3 12 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.076%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.076%) SLA
4 1 (0.076%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1168 (88.42%) Docker
2 64 (4.84%) etcd
3 43 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.35%) flannel
5 27 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (1.82%) VirtualBox
7 22 (1.67%) LXC
8 18 (1.36%) Ceph
8 18 (1.36%) iptables
9 15 (1.14%) Active Directory
10 14 (1.06%) Varnish
11 9 (0.68%) vSphere
11 9 (0.68%) Xen
12 8 (0.61%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.45%) Dovecot
13 6 (0.45%) HDFS
13 6 (0.45%) Postfix
14 4 (0.30%) GlusterFS
14 4 (0.30%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 623 (47.16%) Ansible
2 519 (39.29%) Puppet
3 392 (29.67%) Opscode Chef
4 247 (18.70%) Terraform
5 145 (10.98%) Mesos
6 99 (7.49%) Nagios
7 89 (6.74%) Docker Swarm
8 78 (5.90%) Consul
9 67 (5.07%) Graphite
10 56 (4.24%) Prometheus
11 52 (3.94%) Grafana
12 47 (3.56%) Salt
13 42 (3.18%) Kibana
14 37 (2.80%) logstash
14 37 (2.80%) Packer
15 26 (1.97%) rkt
16 20 (1.51%) HAProxy
17 19 (1.44%) CA Service Virtualization
17 19 (1.44%) Sysdig
18 17 (1.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 250 (18.93%) Google
2 131 (9.92%) Red Hat
3 85 (6.43%) VMware
4 75 (5.68%) New Relic
5 74 (5.60%) AppDynamics
6 67 (5.07%) Oracle
7 60 (4.54%) SAP
8 59 (4.47%) Splunk
9 50 (3.79%) Microsoft
10 49 (3.71%) SaltStack
11 40 (3.03%) Atlassian
12 35 (2.65%) Dynatrace
12 35 (2.65%) IBM
13 25 (1.89%) CA
14 21 (1.59%) XebiaLabs
15 17 (1.29%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.98%) Rackspace
17 10 (0.76%) F5
18 8 (0.61%) Cloudera
18 8 (0.61%) Twitter
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