Period
to 21 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 138 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 - -
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 26 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.36% 0.095% -
As % of the Systems Management category 14.86% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 0
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -

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 175 195 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.12% 9.27% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 152 171 138
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 August 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 August 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 +26 22 £44,000 -16.19% 7
West Wales - 4 £49,039 - 2
Kubernetes
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (61.54%) Docker
3 14 (53.85%) DevOps
4 12 (46.15%) Python
5 11 (42.31%) Ansible
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) CentOS
8 5 (19.23%) SMS
9 4 (15.38%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 4 (15.38%) JIRA
9 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
9 4 (15.38%) Confluence
9 4 (15.38%) Puppet
9 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
9 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
9 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (15.38%) KVM
9 4 (15.38%) Packer

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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
1 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SMS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) RTP
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.85%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
1 4 (15.38%) Spinnaker
2 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB Developer
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Reliability Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Site Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) CentOS
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) SUSE
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) DC/OS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Line Management
7 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) KVM
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Xen
4 2 (7.69%) iptables
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.85%) Dovecot
5 1 (3.85%) DRBD
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) QEMU
5 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Packer
2 4 (15.38%) Prometheus
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Terraform
3 3 (11.54%) Salt
4 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.85%) Icinga
4 1 (3.85%) Munin
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Brocade
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle