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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Kubernetes
UK
Rank 436 846 941
Rank change year-on-year +410 +95  
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 502 103 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.100% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.20% 1.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 416 86 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 6968 8347 8042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5662 6722 6398
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 27 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 27 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 +391 479 £67,500 -3.57% 95
London +306 383 £70,000 - 80
South East +116 49 £61,500 +0.40% 9
City of London +72 37 £70,000 - 20
Berkshire - 28 £61,250 - 2
West Midlands +34 12 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 11 £57,500 -4.16% 3
East Midlands +16 11 £57,500 -4.16% 3
North West -3 11 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham +20 10 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Warwick +42 9 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +33 9 £50,000 -
Manchester -15 8 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 8 £61,250 -
Surrey - 8 £62,500 - 2
South West - 7 £40,000 - 1
Reading - 7 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +28 6 £32,500 - 1
Woking - 6 £62,500 - 1
Somerset - 6 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £50,000 - 3
Bath - 5 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 5 £80,000 - 1
Edgware - 4 £100,000 -
Heathrow - 4 £60,000 -
Cheshire +8 3 £48,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £57,500 -
Farnborough - 3 - - 1
Knutsford - 3 £48,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £46,250 -

Kubernetes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 782 (89.37%) Docker
2 558 (63.77%) DevOps
3 491 (56.11%) Linux
4 456 (52.11%) Python
4 456 (52.11%) Amazon AWS
5 403 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
6 385 (44.00%) Ansible
7 357 (40.80%) Java
8 342 (39.09%) Puppet
9 276 (31.54%) Microservices
10 252 (28.80%) Opscode Chef
11 249 (28.46%) Continuous Integration
12 227 (25.94%) Go
12 227 (25.94%) Jenkins
13 223 (25.49%) Ruby
14 222 (25.37%) Bash Shell
15 210 (24.00%) NoSQL
16 206 (23.54%) Configuration Management
17 199 (22.74%) Git (software)
18 179 (20.46%) Mesos
19 175 (20.00%) Node.js
20 173 (19.77%) Software Engineering
21 171 (19.54%) Open Source
22 158 (18.06%) Kafka
23 154 (17.60%) Terraform
24 148 (16.91%) JavaScript
25 147 (16.80%) Scala
26 145 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
27 133 (15.20%) Apache Cassandra
27 133 (15.20%) Google

Kubernetes
Top Related 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 96 (10.97%) Apache
2 89 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (6.63%) OpenStack
4 56 (6.40%) Apache Spark
5 43 (4.91%) Tomcat
6 33 (3.77%) nginx
7 25 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (2.06%) Confluence
9 15 (1.71%) IIS
9 15 (1.71%) JBoss
10 14 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.14%) lighttpd
11 10 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.80%) WildFly
13 6 (0.69%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.57%) Ethereum
14 5 (0.57%) Hyperledger
14 5 (0.57%) Traefik
15 3 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Blender
2 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 456 (52.11%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (13.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 41 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 39 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (4.11%) PaaS
7 36 (4.11%) SaaS
8 34 (3.89%) CloudBees
9 28 (3.20%) Amazon S3
9 28 (3.20%) OpenShift
10 20 (2.29%) IaaS
11 16 (1.83%) GitHub
12 12 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (1.26%) IBM Cloud
13 11 (1.26%) SoftLayer
14 10 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.80%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.60%) TCP/IP
2 45 (5.14%) Firewall
3 30 (3.43%) DNS
3 30 (3.43%) HTTP
4 23 (2.63%) Internet
5 20 (2.29%) SSL
6 18 (2.06%) SAN
7 17 (1.94%) NAS
8 12 (1.37%) AMQP
8 12 (1.37%) VPN
9 10 (1.14%) Kerberos
10 9 (1.03%) SNMP
11 8 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (0.91%) LDAP
12 7 (0.80%) LAN
13 6 (0.69%) IPsec
13 6 (0.69%) VLAN
13 6 (0.69%) WAN
14 5 (0.57%) BGP
14 5 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 133 (15.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 123 (14.06%) MongoDB
4 94 (10.74%) Big Data
4 94 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
5 79 (9.03%) MySQL
6 68 (7.77%) Hadoop
7 63 (7.20%) Redis
8 52 (5.94%) Blockchain
9 49 (5.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 37 (4.23%) Couchbase
11 24 (2.74%) HBase
12 19 (2.17%) Event Store
13 15 (1.71%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.37%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.03%) Relational Database
17 8 (0.91%) Flink
18 7 (0.80%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 227 (25.94%) Jenkins
2 199 (22.74%) Git (software)
3 83 (9.49%) Vagrant
4 66 (7.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 61 (6.97%) JIRA
6 60 (6.86%) Maven
7 55 (6.29%) Subversion
8 49 (5.60%) GoCD
9 45 (5.14%) webpack
10 44 (5.03%) Babel
11 42 (4.80%) GitLab
12 41 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
13 38 (4.34%) Selenium
13 38 (4.34%) TeamCity
14 35 (4.00%) HP UFT
14 35 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 34 (3.89%) ClearCase
16 23 (2.63%) Grunt
17 20 (2.29%) gulp
18 19 (2.17%) Bower
General
1 119 (13.60%) Finance
2 38 (4.34%) Games
3 32 (3.66%) Marketing
4 28 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.51%) Banking
6 21 (2.40%) Retail
7 15 (1.71%) Advertising
8 11 (1.26%) Law
9 9 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.46%) Billing
11 3 (0.34%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (35.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 197 (22.51%) Developer
3 119 (13.60%) AWS Engineer
4 107 (12.23%) AWS DevOps
5 78 (8.91%) Linux Engineer
6 76 (8.69%) Java Developer
7 69 (7.89%) Senior DevOps
8 58 (6.63%) Software Engineer
9 55 (6.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 52 (5.94%) Architect
11 49 (5.60%) Consultant
12 46 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
13 42 (4.80%) Senior Developer
14 41 (4.69%) Node.js Developer
15 39 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
16 37 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 35 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 34 (3.89%) Scala Developer
19 29 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
20 28 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (20.00%) Node.js
2 158 (18.06%) Kafka
3 119 (13.60%) Web Services
4 86 (9.83%) Elastic Stack
4 86 (9.83%) React
5 73 (8.34%) .NET
6 69 (7.89%) HTML
7 63 (7.20%) RESTful
8 58 (6.63%) Redux
9 56 (6.40%) REST
10 45 (5.14%) Akka
11 42 (4.80%) CSS
12 38 (4.34%) LAPP Stack
13 35 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
14 34 (3.89%) Spring
15 33 (3.77%) AngularJS
16 30 (3.43%) Play Framework
17 25 (2.86%) LAMP
18 23 (2.63%) HTML5
19 20 (2.29%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.49%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 40 (4.57%) Fintech
4 37 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 25 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 24 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (2.63%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.29%) Clustering
9 15 (1.71%) Online Games
10 12 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.26%) Blog
11 11 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.26%) PKI
12 10 (1.14%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.14%) User Experience
13 9 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.91%) Replication
15 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 491 (56.11%) Linux
2 113 (12.91%) Unix
3 75 (8.57%) CoreOS
3 75 (8.57%) Windows
4 71 (8.11%) Ubuntu
5 63 (7.20%) CentOS
6 31 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.17%) Debian
8 9 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (0.91%) Android
9 8 (0.91%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) VMS
12 2 (0.23%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (63.77%) DevOps
2 403 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (31.54%) Microservices
4 249 (28.46%) Continuous Integration
5 206 (23.54%) Configuration Management
6 173 (19.77%) Software Engineering
7 171 (19.54%) Open Source
8 109 (12.46%) TDD
9 101 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 88 (10.06%) Scrum
11 62 (7.09%) Kanban
12 59 (6.74%) BDD
13 55 (6.29%) E-Commerce
14 49 (5.60%) SDLC
15 44 (5.03%) High Availability
16 43 (4.91%) Technical Architecture
17 41 (4.69%) Continuous Deployment
18 33 (3.77%) Analytics
18 33 (3.77%) Machine Learning
19 31 (3.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 456 (52.11%) Python
2 357 (40.80%) Java
3 227 (25.94%) Go
4 223 (25.49%) Ruby
5 222 (25.37%) Bash Shell
6 148 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 147 (16.80%) Scala
8 110 (12.57%) SQL
9 92 (10.51%) PHP
10 77 (8.80%) Perl
11 72 (8.23%) PowerShell
12 56 (6.40%) C
13 49 (5.60%) C++
14 47 (5.37%) ES6
15 39 (4.46%) Groovy
16 26 (2.97%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.83%) GraphQL
18 15 (1.71%) C#
19 10 (1.14%) Bourne shell
19 10 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (8.34%) Degree
2 18 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.91%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.46%) PMP
6 2 (0.23%) PhD
7 1 (0.11%) MBA
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.23%) QA
2 12 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.91%) GCP
4 5 (0.57%) SLA
5 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 782 (89.37%) Docker
2 60 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.03%) etcd
4 24 (2.74%) VirtualBox
4 24 (2.74%) Xen
5 18 (2.06%) QEMU
6 17 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (1.71%) Ceph
7 15 (1.71%) flannel
8 12 (1.37%) HDFS
9 11 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.03%) Active Directory
10 9 (1.03%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.57%) iptables
11 5 (0.57%) Snort
12 4 (0.46%) Varnish
13 3 (0.34%) Gluster
14 2 (0.23%) KVM
14 2 (0.23%) vSphere
15 1 (0.11%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 385 (44.00%) Ansible
2 342 (39.09%) Puppet
3 252 (28.80%) Opscode Chef
4 179 (20.46%) Mesos
5 154 (17.60%) Terraform
6 97 (11.09%) Nagios
7 87 (9.94%) Docker Swarm
8 63 (7.20%) Graphite
9 49 (5.60%) Consul
10 40 (4.57%) Salt
11 38 (4.34%) rkt
12 25 (2.86%) Rancher
13 21 (2.40%) ZABBIX
14 19 (2.17%) HAProxy
15 17 (1.94%) Kibana
15 17 (1.94%) logstash
15 17 (1.94%) Packer
16 16 (1.83%) StatsD
17 14 (1.60%) Grafana
18 13 (1.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 133 (15.20%) Google
2 76 (8.69%) VMware
3 68 (7.77%) Red Hat
4 62 (7.09%) New Relic
5 55 (6.29%) Oracle
6 53 (6.06%) Splunk
7 44 (5.03%) SaltStack
8 38 (4.34%) AppDynamics
9 35 (4.00%) Dynatrace
10 19 (2.17%) Atlassian
11 18 (2.06%) Microsoft
12 9 (1.03%) CA
12 9 (1.03%) NetApp
12 9 (1.03%) Teradata
13 7 (0.80%) EMC
13 7 (0.80%) IBM
13 7 (0.80%) Rackspace
13 7 (0.80%) Trend Micro
14 6 (0.69%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.69%) MEDITECH
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Full Benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum +Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Seven Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + equity, benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + shares, bonus, pension, flexi hour
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + shares, bonus, pension,flexi hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago