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

Google Kubernetes
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 688 965
Rank change year-on-year +355 +277  
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 838 256 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.26% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.62% 3.00% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 687 193 16
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £58,750 -
% change year-on-year +2.12% -  

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 7889 8520 8457
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.87% 8.69% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13504 13827 12532
Median salary £55,242 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.22% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the UK

Kubernetes
Top 10 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 29 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 +383 814 £70,000 -3.44% 131
London +239 623 £72,500 - 98
UK excluding London +156 185 £60,000 +2.12% 34
South East +134 96 £61,250 -9.25% 14
North of England +29 41 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East of England +5 19 £65,000 +20.93% 2
Midlands +18 13 £50,000 +66.66% 4
South West - 12 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -23 2 £34,000 - 1
Wales - 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 1184 (88.23%) Docker
2 896 (66.77%) DevOps
3 771 (57.45%) Linux
4 727 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
5 639 (47.62%) Ansible
6 628 (46.80%) Python
7 552 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
8 527 (39.27%) Puppet
9 447 (33.31%) Java
10 430 (32.04%) Jenkins
11 403 (30.03%) Opscode Chef
12 361 (26.90%) Microservices
13 327 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
14 313 (23.32%) Go
15 296 (22.06%) Node.js
16 294 (21.91%) Git (software)
17 284 (21.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 279 (20.79%) NoSQL
19 261 (19.45%) Bash Shell
20 254 (18.93%) Google
20 254 (18.93%) Terraform
21 253 (18.85%) Ruby
21 253 (18.85%) Finance
22 250 (18.63%) JavaScript
23 246 (18.33%) Configuration Management
24 232 (17.29%) Open Source
25 231 (17.21%) TDD
26 229 (17.06%) Google Cloud Platform
27 207 (15.42%) Software Engineering
28 189 (14.08%) 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
1 132 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
2 129 (9.61%) Apache
3 109 (8.12%) OpenStack
4 64 (4.77%) Apache Spark
5 61 (4.55%) nginx
6 53 (3.95%) Tomcat
7 47 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 27 (2.01%) IIS
9 26 (1.94%) Confluence
10 21 (1.56%) Ethereum
10 21 (1.56%) JBoss
11 15 (1.12%) Apache Solr
11 15 (1.12%) Hyperledger
12 13 (0.97%) Traefik
12 13 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.97%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.82%) CloudStack
14 8 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.45%) Tornado
16 5 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.075%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 62 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.075%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 727 (54.17%) Amazon AWS
2 284 (21.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (17.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 94 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 81 (6.04%) PaaS
6 68 (5.07%) OpenShift
7 60 (4.47%) SaaS
8 52 (3.87%) IaaS
9 51 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
10 49 (3.65%) GitHub
11 47 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
12 33 (2.46%) CloudBees
13 31 (2.31%) Amazon S3
14 23 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
15 17 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
16 15 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
17 11 (0.82%) Bluemix
18 10 (0.75%) Datadog
19 9 (0.67%) Akamai
19 9 (0.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.73%) HTTP
2 46 (3.43%) Internet
3 44 (3.28%) Firewall
4 35 (2.61%) DNS
5 32 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.86%) VPN
7 16 (1.19%) SSL
8 11 (0.82%) IPsec
9 9 (0.67%) Network Security
9 9 (0.67%) VLAN
10 8 (0.60%) AMQP
10 8 (0.60%) BGP
10 8 (0.60%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.60%) OpenVPN
10 8 (0.60%) SNMP
11 7 (0.52%) LDAP
12 5 (0.37%) LAN
12 5 (0.37%) SAN
12 5 (0.37%) WAN
13 4 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (20.79%) NoSQL
2 189 (14.08%) MongoDB
3 186 (13.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 143 (10.66%) MySQL
5 133 (9.91%) Big Data
6 115 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
7 104 (7.75%) Hadoop
8 94 (7.00%) Redis
9 90 (6.71%) Blockchain
10 51 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 35 (2.61%) SQL Server
12 30 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 26 (1.94%) Event Store
14 24 (1.79%) Neo4j
15 23 (1.71%) Couchbase
16 20 (1.49%) RethinkDB
17 19 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.34%) MariaDB
19 17 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
19 17 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 430 (32.04%) Jenkins
2 294 (21.91%) Git (software)
3 106 (7.90%) Vagrant
4 99 (7.38%) Maven
5 95 (7.08%) JIRA
6 81 (6.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 73 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 65 (4.84%) TeamCity
9 61 (4.55%) webpack
10 58 (4.32%) Babel
11 53 (3.95%) GitLab
11 53 (3.95%) Hudson
12 48 (3.58%) GoCD
13 46 (3.43%) gulp
14 45 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
15 44 (3.28%) Subversion
16 38 (2.83%) Selenium
17 37 (2.76%) Bitbucket
18 36 (2.68%) Grunt
19 33 (2.46%) Gradle
General
1 253 (18.85%) Finance
2 98 (7.30%) Marketing
3 90 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 66 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 63 (4.69%) Electronics
6 48 (3.58%) Games
7 37 (2.76%) Retail
8 20 (1.49%) Banking
9 11 (0.82%) Law
10 9 (0.67%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.45%) Publishing
12 5 (0.37%) Legal
13 4 (0.30%) Billing
14 3 (0.22%) Advertising
15 2 (0.15%) Automotive
15 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.075%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.075%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.075%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 534 (39.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 264 (19.67%) Developer
3 135 (10.06%) AWS Engineer
4 123 (9.17%) Architect
5 122 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
6 114 (8.49%) Linux Engineer
7 98 (7.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 88 (6.56%) Lead DevOps
9 86 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 76 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 73 (5.44%) Node.js Developer
12 68 (5.07%) Senior DevOps
13 65 (4.84%) Software Engineer
14 63 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 62 (4.62%) Consultant
16 61 (4.55%) Senior Developer
17 60 (4.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 59 (4.40%) Lead DevOps Engineer
19 58 (4.32%) Java Developer
20 56 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (22.06%) Node.js
2 167 (12.44%) React
3 145 (10.80%) Kafka
4 134 (9.99%) .NET
5 128 (9.54%) Web Services
6 125 (9.31%) Elastic Stack
7 117 (8.72%) HTML
8 107 (7.97%) CSS
9 99 (7.38%) REST
10 78 (5.81%) Redux
11 71 (5.29%) RESTful
12 68 (5.07%) AngularJS
13 67 (4.99%) HTML5
14 57 (4.25%) CSS3
15 48 (3.58%) LAPP Stack
16 42 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
17 39 (2.91%) LAMP
18 37 (2.76%) Sass
18 37 (2.76%) XML
19 32 (2.38%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.00%) Fintech
2 67 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
3 65 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.58%) Data Centre
4 48 (3.58%) Public Cloud
5 47 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
6 41 (3.06%) Clustering
7 37 (2.76%) Private Cloud
8 30 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.16%) User Experience
10 28 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (1.86%) Blog
12 18 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.04%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.67%) Over-the-Top Content
16 7 (0.52%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.52%) Internet of Things
16 7 (0.52%) PKI
16 7 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 771 (57.45%) Linux
2 144 (10.73%) Windows
3 123 (9.17%) Unix
4 98 (7.30%) CentOS
5 85 (6.33%) Ubuntu
6 81 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (5.44%) CoreOS
8 31 (2.31%) Android
9 29 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.27%) Windows Server
11 15 (1.12%) Debian
12 10 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.37%) AIX
14 4 (0.30%) Mesosphere
14 4 (0.30%) VMS
15 2 (0.15%) Solaris
16 1 (0.075%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (66.77%) DevOps
2 552 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (26.90%) Microservices
4 327 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
5 246 (18.33%) Configuration Management
6 232 (17.29%) Open Source
7 231 (17.21%) TDD
8 207 (15.42%) Software Engineering
9 170 (12.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 156 (11.62%) BDD
11 137 (10.21%) Kanban
12 136 (10.13%) Scrum
13 109 (8.12%) Test Automation
14 104 (7.75%) Machine Learning
15 90 (6.71%) Digital Marketing
15 90 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 90 (6.71%) Technical Architecture
16 71 (5.29%) Programme Management
17 65 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
18 63 (4.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 628 (46.80%) Python
2 447 (33.31%) Java
3 313 (23.32%) Go
4 261 (19.45%) Bash Shell
5 253 (18.85%) Ruby
6 250 (18.63%) JavaScript
7 132 (9.84%) SQL
8 127 (9.46%) PHP
9 122 (9.09%) Scala
10 98 (7.30%) Perl
11 83 (6.18%) PowerShell
12 78 (5.81%) C++
13 71 (5.29%) ES6
14 58 (4.32%) C
15 54 (4.02%) C#
16 53 (3.95%) GraphQL
17 51 (3.80%) Groovy
18 45 (3.35%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.71%) Jython
20 21 (1.56%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 117 (8.72%) Degree
2 39 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.37%) 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 (0.075%) MBA
10 1 (0.075%) OCP
10 1 (0.075%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.98%) QA
2 32 (2.38%) GCP
3 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.075%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.075%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1184 (88.23%) Docker
2 64 (4.77%) etcd
3 39 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.31%) flannel
5 30 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.86%) LXC
7 22 (1.64%) VirtualBox
8 18 (1.34%) iptables
9 17 (1.27%) Ceph
10 15 (1.12%) Varnish
11 14 (1.04%) Active Directory
12 9 (0.67%) vSphere
13 8 (0.60%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.52%) HDFS
14 7 (0.52%) Xen
15 6 (0.45%) Dovecot
15 6 (0.45%) Postfix
16 4 (0.30%) GlusterFS
17 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 639 (47.62%) Ansible
2 527 (39.27%) Puppet
3 403 (30.03%) Opscode Chef
4 254 (18.93%) Terraform
5 133 (9.91%) Mesos
6 96 (7.15%) Nagios
7 86 (6.41%) Docker Swarm
8 78 (5.81%) Consul
9 65 (4.84%) Graphite
10 57 (4.25%) Prometheus
11 53 (3.95%) Grafana
12 47 (3.50%) Salt
13 42 (3.13%) Kibana
14 37 (2.76%) logstash
14 37 (2.76%) Packer
15 24 (1.79%) rkt
16 20 (1.49%) CA Service Virtualization
17 19 (1.42%) Sysdig
18 18 (1.34%) ZABBIX
19 17 (1.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 254 (18.93%) Google
2 135 (10.06%) Red Hat
3 82 (6.11%) VMware
4 74 (5.51%) AppDynamics
5 72 (5.37%) New Relic
6 69 (5.14%) Oracle
7 66 (4.92%) SAP
8 58 (4.32%) Splunk
9 51 (3.80%) Microsoft
10 50 (3.73%) SaltStack
11 41 (3.06%) Atlassian
12 39 (2.91%) IBM
13 35 (2.61%) Dynatrace
14 26 (1.94%) CA
15 23 (1.71%) XebiaLabs
16 17 (1.27%) Xamarin
17 14 (1.04%) Rackspace
18 10 (0.75%) F5
19 8 (0.60%) Twitter
20 7 (0.52%) Cloudera
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday