Period
to 18 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Kubernetes Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Kubernetes (K8s) Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 303 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Kubernetes Engineer 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,572 9,040 9,718
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.33% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,931 7,058 8,197
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Kubernetes Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Kubernetes Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes Engineer in the West Midlands

Kubernetes Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Kubernetes Engineer in the West Midlands

Kubernetes Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
Birmingham +41 3 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Shropshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Kubernetes Engineer
England

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, Kubernetes Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Kubernetes Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
1 14 (100.00%) Docker
1 14 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Python
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (78.57%) Ansible
4 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (64.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (64.29%) Public Cloud
5 9 (64.29%) Atlassian
6 8 (57.14%) CircleCI
6 8 (57.14%) Codeship
6 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
6 8 (57.14%) SaaS
6 8 (57.14%) PaaS
6 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
6 8 (57.14%) Unix
6 8 (57.14%) Perl
6 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 8 (57.14%) Google
6 8 (57.14%) IaaS
6 8 (57.14%) CFEngine
7 4 (28.57%) GitLab
8 3 (21.43%) Graphite

Kubernetes Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (57.14%) IaaS
3 8 (57.14%) PaaS
3 8 (57.14%) SaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
4 3 (21.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (21.43%) Route 53
5 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon Aurora
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) CircleCI
2 8 (57.14%) Codeship
2 8 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 4 (28.57%) GitLab
4 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
1 3 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Public Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Statistics
5 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Go
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 11 (78.57%) Ansible
3 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (57.14%) CFEngine
5 3 (21.43%) Consul
5 3 (21.43%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (21.43%) Grafana
5 3 (21.43%) Graphite
5 3 (21.43%) Packer
5 3 (21.43%) Terraform
6 2 (14.29%) Nagios
6 2 (14.29%) Opsview
6 2 (14.29%) Salt
6 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
7 1 (7.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Atlassian
2 8 (57.14%) Google