Kubernetes Jobs in the West Midlands

Kubernetes (k8s)
England > West Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands requiring Kubernetes skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Kubernetes over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 156 109 56
Rank change year-on-year -47 -53 +6
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 108 157 367
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.26% 2.72% 4.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.12% 22.36% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 87 118 305
10th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £84,959 £82,188 £82,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £98,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year - - +10.71%

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands

Kubernetes falls under the Systems Management category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring systems management skills in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 565 702 940
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.59% 12.15% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 402 359 647
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,000 £35,950
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,356 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -3.93%
75th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £81,125 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% -3.57% +7.69%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the West Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Kubernetes in the West Midlands

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Kubernetes in the West Midlands

Kubernetes
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham -50 53 £79,842 +14.06% 11
Staffordshire -21 9 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Warwickshire +3 8 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Worcestershire -28 7 £55,000 -8.33%
Coventry +27 3 £60,000 +4.35%
Herefordshire +4 3 - -
Wolverhampton +15 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Solihull -1 1 £45,000 -
Shropshire -25 1 £72,500 +3.57%
Kubernetes
England

Kubernetes
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 51 (47.22%) Azure
2 33 (30.56%) AWS
3 32 (29.63%) SaaS
4 23 (21.30%) Azure DevOps
5 14 (12.96%) GitHub
6 13 (12.04%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (11.11%) GitHub Actions
8 11 (10.19%) GCP
9 10 (9.26%) IaaS
9 10 (9.26%) PaaS
10 9 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (6.48%) Azure AKS
11 7 (6.48%) Entra ID
12 6 (5.56%) Azure Service Bus
13 5 (4.63%) Amazon S3
13 5 (4.63%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (4.63%) Serverless
14 4 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (1.85%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) SD-WAN
1 3 (2.78%) WAN
2 2 (1.85%) 4G
2 2 (1.85%) 5G
3 1 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.85%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.85%) Power BI
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.93%) DynamoDB
7 1 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) SonarQube
2 8 (7.41%) Git
3 7 (6.48%) GitLab
4 6 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.63%) Postman
6 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.85%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.85%) GCC
7 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 17 (15.74%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Social Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Automotive
4 6 (5.56%) Retail
5 4 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Police
6 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.78%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.85%) Marketing
7 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.93%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Senior
2 28 (25.93%) Developer
3 19 (17.59%) Lead
4 16 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Head of DevOps
9 8 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (6.48%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Identity Management Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Lead Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (4.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) .NET
2 19 (17.59%) React
3 16 (14.81%) ARM Templates
4 13 (12.04%) REST
4 13 (12.04%) Web Services
5 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.26%) Azure Blueprints
6 10 (9.26%) HTML
6 10 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (8.33%) CSS
7 9 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 9 (8.33%) Node.js
8 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.48%) Vue
10 6 (5.56%) .NET Core
10 6 (5.56%) Blazor
10 6 (5.56%) jQuery
10 6 (5.56%) WinForms
10 6 (5.56%) WPF
11 4 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Cloud Native
1 13 (12.04%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.26%) Onboarding
3 7 (6.48%) PKI
3 7 (6.48%) Product Ownership
4 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.70%) Team-Oriented Environment
6 3 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.85%) Low-Code
7 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.93%) Distributed Computing
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Genomics
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 7 (6.48%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.70%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) VMS
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (56.48%) DevOps
2 42 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 38 (35.19%) Containerisation
4 28 (25.93%) CI/CD
5 24 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 19 (17.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 17 (15.74%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.81%) DevSecOps
8 16 (14.81%) Project Delivery
8 16 (14.81%) Release Management
9 15 (13.89%) Microservices
10 14 (12.96%) Functional Testing
10 14 (12.96%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (11.11%) Agile
11 12 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (11.11%) ITIL
12 11 (10.19%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (10.19%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (10.19%) Machine Learning
12 11 (10.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.70%) C#
2 26 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.52%) Python
3 20 (18.52%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) TypeScript
5 9 (8.33%) Java
6 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.56%) Go
8 4 (3.70%) Bash
8 4 (3.70%) PHP
8 4 (3.70%) VB
9 2 (1.85%) C++
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (9.26%) Degree
3 9 (8.33%) Azure Certification
4 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (2.78%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.78%) CCSK
6 3 (2.78%) CCSP
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.78%) CISM
6 3 (2.78%) CISSP
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
2 10 (9.26%) NCSC
3 3 (2.78%) NIST
4 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (74.07%) Docker
2 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (39.81%) Terraform
2 15 (13.89%) Ansible
3 10 (9.26%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.85%) Progress Chef
4 2 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) VMware
3 4 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (1.85%) IFS
4 2 (1.85%) OpenAI
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.85%) Workday