Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 140 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 20 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.07% 0.096% -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.58% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 159 140 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.48% 6.75% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 124 115 129
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,400 £27,500 £24,700
90th Percentile £57,850 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Wales over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in Wales

Kubernetes
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +29 18 £42,500 -19.05% 9
West Wales - 2 £44,519 - 1
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Kubernetes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Docker
3 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (50.00%) Python
5 9 (45.00%) DevOps
6 8 (40.00%) Ansible
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (30.00%) CentOS
9 5 (25.00%) Puppet
9 5 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (20.00%) KVM
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) TDD
11 3 (15.00%) Ruby
11 3 (15.00%) Brocade
11 3 (15.00%) Xen
11 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
11 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
11 3 (15.00%) SUSE
11 3 (15.00%) Firewall
11 3 (15.00%) RTP
11 3 (15.00%) SMS
11 3 (15.00%) VoIP
11 3 (15.00%) Java
11 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) RTP
1 3 (15.00%) SMS
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Redis
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Spinnaker
3 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB Developer
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Site Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) REST
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (10.00%) Fintech
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) SUSE
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) DC/OS
5 1 (5.00%) Fedora
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) OWASP
3 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM
3 2 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CEH
1 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (10.00%) OSCP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Docker
2 4 (20.00%) KVM
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Xen
4 2 (10.00%) iptables
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) Dovecot
5 1 (5.00%) DRBD
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) QEMU
5 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Ansible
2 5 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (15.00%) Salt
4 2 (10.00%) Nessus
4 2 (10.00%) Nmap
4 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (5.00%) Icinga
5 1 (5.00%) Munin
5 1 (5.00%) Packer
5 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Brocade
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Qualys
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle