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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 838 959
Rank change year-on-year +412 +121  
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 506 112 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.11% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.16% 1.32% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 418 95 10
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £38,125 £67,500
% change year-on-year +50.81% -43.51%  

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 7066 8475 7990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.26% 8.10% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5721 6833 6351
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +388 481 £68,750 -1.78% 102
London +282 383 £70,000 - 84
South East +110 51 £61,500 +0.40% 8
City of London +56 41 £70,000 -1.75% 14
Berkshire - 28 £61,250 - 2
North West -5 13 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands +32 11 £50,000 +37.93%
East Midlands +19 11 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Nottinghamshire +17 11 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Nottingham +17 10 £56,250 -6.25% 2
Manchester -15 9 £50,000 - 3
Warwick +37 8 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +33 8 £50,000 -
Surrey - 8 £62,500 - 2
Maidenhead - 8 £61,250 -
Hampshire +26 7 £32,500 - 1
South West - 7 £40,000 - 1
Reading - 7 £55,000 - 1
Woking - 6 £62,500 - 1
Somerset - 6 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £50,000 - 2
Bath - 5 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 5 £80,000 - 1
Cheshire +7 4 £48,000 -
Edgware - 4 £100,000 -
Heathrow - 4 £60,000 -
Farnborough - 4 - - 1
Knutsford - 4 £48,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
Worcester - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 791 (88.98%) Docker
2 562 (63.22%) DevOps
3 503 (56.58%) Linux
4 467 (52.53%) Amazon AWS
5 459 (51.63%) Python
6 403 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
7 386 (43.42%) Ansible
8 369 (41.51%) Java
9 345 (38.81%) Puppet
10 285 (32.06%) Microservices
11 257 (28.91%) Opscode Chef
12 254 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
13 230 (25.87%) Go
13 230 (25.87%) Jenkins
14 223 (25.08%) Bash Shell
15 222 (24.97%) Ruby
16 220 (24.75%) NoSQL
17 206 (23.17%) Configuration Management
18 201 (22.61%) Git (software)
19 183 (20.58%) Node.js
20 179 (20.13%) Mesos
21 175 (19.69%) Software Engineering
22 173 (19.46%) Open Source
23 163 (18.34%) Kafka
24 156 (17.55%) JavaScript
24 156 (17.55%) Terraform
25 151 (16.99%) Scala
26 149 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
27 138 (15.52%) Apache Cassandra
28 135 (15.19%) Google

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
1 101 (11.36%) Apache
2 87 (9.79%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (6.52%) OpenStack
4 57 (6.41%) Apache Spark
5 46 (5.17%) Tomcat
6 32 (3.60%) nginx
7 25 (2.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (2.02%) Confluence
8 18 (2.02%) JBoss
9 16 (1.80%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.69%) IIS
11 12 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.12%) lighttpd
13 6 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.67%) Ethereum
13 6 (0.67%) Hyperledger
14 5 (0.56%) Traefik
14 5 (0.56%) WildFly
15 3 (0.34%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Blender
2 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 467 (52.53%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (13.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (4.27%) PaaS
6 38 (4.27%) SaaS
7 37 (4.16%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (3.94%) CloudBees
9 30 (3.37%) OpenShift
10 28 (3.15%) Amazon S3
11 20 (2.25%) IaaS
12 17 (1.91%) GitHub
13 12 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
14 11 (1.24%) SoftLayer
15 10 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
17 7 (0.79%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 47 (5.29%) Firewall
3 32 (3.60%) HTTP
4 30 (3.37%) DNS
5 23 (2.59%) Internet
6 20 (2.25%) SSL
7 18 (2.02%) SAN
8 17 (1.91%) NAS
9 14 (1.57%) AMQP
10 12 (1.35%) VPN
11 10 (1.12%) Kerberos
12 9 (1.01%) SNMP
13 8 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.90%) LDAP
14 7 (0.79%) LAN
15 6 (0.67%) IPsec
15 6 (0.67%) Network Security
15 6 (0.67%) VLAN
15 6 (0.67%) WAN
16 5 (0.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (24.75%) NoSQL
2 138 (15.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 127 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 97 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
5 94 (10.57%) Big Data
6 82 (9.22%) MySQL
7 68 (7.65%) Hadoop
8 65 (7.31%) Redis
9 57 (6.41%) Blockchain
10 53 (5.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 37 (4.16%) Couchbase
12 22 (2.47%) HBase
13 19 (2.14%) Event Store
14 13 (1.46%) Neo4j
15 12 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.24%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.01%) Flink
17 9 (1.01%) Relational Database
18 7 (0.79%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 230 (25.87%) Jenkins
2 201 (22.61%) Git (software)
3 86 (9.67%) Vagrant
4 67 (7.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 62 (6.97%) JIRA
6 61 (6.86%) Maven
7 56 (6.30%) Subversion
8 50 (5.62%) webpack
9 49 (5.51%) Babel
10 48 (5.40%) GoCD
11 43 (4.84%) GitLab
12 42 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
13 40 (4.50%) TeamCity
14 39 (4.39%) Selenium
15 36 (4.05%) HP UFT
15 36 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (3.94%) ClearCase
17 23 (2.59%) Grunt
18 20 (2.25%) gulp
19 19 (2.14%) Bower
General
1 121 (13.61%) Finance
2 38 (4.27%) Games
3 32 (3.60%) Marketing
4 28 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.47%) Banking
6 21 (2.36%) Retail
7 15 (1.69%) Advertising
8 12 (1.35%) Law
9 9 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.56%) Billing
11 4 (0.45%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
12 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (34.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 198 (22.27%) Developer
3 119 (13.39%) AWS Engineer
4 106 (11.92%) AWS DevOps
5 79 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
6 76 (8.55%) Java Developer
7 68 (7.65%) Senior DevOps
8 62 (6.97%) Software Engineer
9 55 (6.19%) Architect
9 55 (6.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 51 (5.74%) Consultant
11 47 (5.29%) DevOps Consultant
12 45 (5.06%) Node.js Developer
13 44 (4.95%) Senior Developer
14 39 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
15 36 (4.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 34 (3.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 34 (3.82%) Scala Developer
17 32 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
18 27 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (20.58%) Node.js
2 163 (18.34%) Kafka
3 124 (13.95%) Web Services
4 92 (10.35%) React
5 87 (9.79%) Elastic Stack
6 77 (8.66%) .NET
7 75 (8.44%) HTML
8 63 (7.09%) Redux
8 63 (7.09%) RESTful
9 62 (6.97%) REST
10 46 (5.17%) Akka
10 46 (5.17%) CSS
11 42 (4.72%) LAPP Stack
12 36 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
13 32 (3.60%) Spring
14 31 (3.49%) AngularJS
15 30 (3.37%) Play Framework
16 27 (3.04%) LAMP
17 25 (2.81%) HTML5
18 22 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.40%) Data Centre
2 42 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 41 (4.61%) Fintech
4 37 (4.16%) Algorithms
5 26 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.59%) Data Structures
6 23 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.25%) Clustering
8 15 (1.69%) Online Games
9 12 (1.35%) Blog
9 12 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.24%) PKI
10 11 (1.24%) User Experience
11 10 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.90%) Replication
14 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 503 (56.58%) Linux
2 118 (13.27%) Unix
3 78 (8.77%) Windows
4 75 (8.44%) CoreOS
5 70 (7.87%) Ubuntu
6 64 (7.20%) CentOS
7 32 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.14%) Debian
9 9 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (0.90%) Android
10 8 (0.90%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.34%) VMS
13 2 (0.22%) AIX
13 2 (0.22%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (63.22%) DevOps
2 403 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (32.06%) Microservices
4 254 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 206 (23.17%) Configuration Management
6 175 (19.69%) Software Engineering
7 173 (19.46%) Open Source
8 114 (12.82%) TDD
9 103 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 89 (10.01%) Scrum
11 68 (7.65%) Kanban
12 62 (6.97%) BDD
13 56 (6.30%) E-Commerce
14 50 (5.62%) SDLC
15 48 (5.40%) Technical Architecture
16 44 (4.95%) High Availability
17 39 (4.39%) Continuous Deployment
18 35 (3.94%) Analytics
19 34 (3.82%) Machine Learning
20 32 (3.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 459 (51.63%) Python
2 369 (41.51%) Java
3 230 (25.87%) Go
4 223 (25.08%) Bash Shell
5 222 (24.97%) Ruby
6 156 (17.55%) JavaScript
7 151 (16.99%) Scala
8 116 (13.05%) SQL
9 98 (11.02%) PHP
10 80 (9.00%) Perl
11 72 (8.10%) PowerShell
12 56 (6.30%) C
13 52 (5.85%) ES6
14 49 (5.51%) C++
15 40 (4.50%) Groovy
16 27 (3.04%) Shell Script
17 20 (2.25%) GraphQL
18 15 (1.69%) C#
19 12 (1.35%) Bourne shell
19 12 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (8.44%) Degree
2 20 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.90%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.45%) PMP
6 2 (0.22%) PhD
7 1 (0.11%) MBA
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.27%) QA
2 12 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.90%) GCP
4 5 (0.56%) SLA
5 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 791 (88.98%) Docker
2 60 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (5.17%) etcd
4 24 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 24 (2.70%) Xen
5 18 (2.02%) QEMU
6 17 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (1.80%) flannel
8 15 (1.69%) Ceph
9 11 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.12%) HDFS
11 9 (1.01%) Active Directory
11 9 (1.01%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.56%) iptables
12 5 (0.56%) Snort
13 4 (0.45%) Varnish
14 3 (0.34%) Gluster
15 2 (0.22%) KVM
15 2 (0.22%) vSphere
16 1 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 386 (43.42%) Ansible
2 345 (38.81%) Puppet
3 257 (28.91%) Opscode Chef
4 179 (20.13%) Mesos
5 156 (17.55%) Terraform
6 98 (11.02%) Nagios
7 87 (9.79%) Docker Swarm
8 64 (7.20%) Graphite
9 50 (5.62%) Consul
10 40 (4.50%) Salt
11 39 (4.39%) rkt
12 21 (2.36%) ZABBIX
13 20 (2.25%) Rancher
14 19 (2.14%) HAProxy
15 17 (1.91%) Kibana
15 17 (1.91%) logstash
15 17 (1.91%) Packer
16 16 (1.80%) StatsD
17 14 (1.57%) Grafana
18 13 (1.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 135 (15.19%) Google
2 76 (8.55%) VMware
3 70 (7.87%) Red Hat
4 63 (7.09%) New Relic
5 58 (6.52%) Oracle
6 53 (5.96%) Splunk
7 44 (4.95%) SaltStack
8 40 (4.50%) AppDynamics
9 36 (4.05%) Dynatrace
10 21 (2.36%) Microsoft
11 19 (2.14%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.12%) CA
13 9 (1.01%) IBM
13 9 (1.01%) NetApp
13 9 (1.01%) Teradata
14 7 (0.79%) EMC
14 7 (0.79%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.79%) Trend Micro
15 6 (0.67%) Cloudera
15 6 (0.67%) MEDITECH
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus % and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum +Shares, Pension, Flexible working
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Quarterly Pay Review - Bonus (every
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday