Kubernetes Jobs with Work from Home Options

Kubernetes (k8s)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work 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 67 30 20
Rank change year-on-year -37 -10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Kubernetes 1,459 3,041 9,654
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.10% 8.11% 12.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.61% 53.25% 62.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 2,355 4,725
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £60,000 £60,713 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £116,125 £110,000 £101,250
UK median annual salary £76,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home

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

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 3,879 5,711 15,436
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 10.91% 15.24% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,838 4,324 7,989
10th Percentile £36,500 £41,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.63% -3.57% +7.69%

Kubernetes
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Kubernetes trend for jobs with a WFH option

Kubernetes
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Kubernetes.

Kubernetes salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Kubernetes
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Kubernetes over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Kubernetes salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Kubernetes
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 87 (5.96%) Apache
2 74 (5.07%) Apache Airflow
3 52 (3.56%) Apache Spark
4 49 (3.36%) OpenStack
5 24 (1.64%) Microsoft Exchange
6 15 (1.03%) nginx
7 12 (0.82%) Confluence
8 8 (0.55%) IIS
9 6 (0.41%) JBoss
9 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
10 4 (0.27%) Drupal
10 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.21%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.21%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.14%) WordPress
13 1 (0.069%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.069%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.069%) CMS
13 1 (0.069%) Moodle
13 1 (0.069%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.069%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.069%) Salesforce CRM
2 1 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.069%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 833 (57.09%) AWS
2 658 (45.10%) Azure
3 200 (13.71%) GCP
4 158 (10.83%) SaaS
5 150 (10.28%) Amazon S3
6 147 (10.08%) Azure DevOps
6 147 (10.08%) Serverless
7 124 (8.50%) Amazon EKS
8 97 (6.65%) Azure AKS
9 92 (6.31%) GitHub
10 82 (5.62%) AWS Lambda
11 78 (5.35%) Amazon ECS
12 77 (5.28%) Amazon EC2
12 77 (5.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 66 (4.52%) Snowflake
14 59 (4.04%) dbt
15 54 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
16 40 (2.74%) OpenShift
17 39 (2.67%) Azure Monitor
17 39 (2.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 123 (8.43%) Firewall
2 74 (5.07%) VPN
3 56 (3.84%) Internet
4 55 (3.77%) IPsec
5 54 (3.70%) SNMP
6 40 (2.74%) DNS
7 37 (2.54%) WAN
8 36 (2.47%) SD-WAN
9 31 (2.12%) DHCP
10 26 (1.78%) Network Security
11 14 (0.96%) HTTP
12 12 (0.82%) AMQP
12 12 (0.82%) TCP/IP
13 9 (0.62%) BGP
14 6 (0.41%) iSCSI
14 6 (0.41%) OSPF
15 5 (0.34%) WLAN
16 4 (0.27%) 4G
16 4 (0.27%) 5G
17 3 (0.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (8.50%) MongoDB
2 120 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
3 115 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
4 101 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 100 (6.85%) MySQL
6 96 (6.58%) Big Data
7 81 (5.55%) Data Lake
8 73 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
9 71 (4.87%) SQL Server
10 69 (4.73%) Relational Database
11 55 (3.77%) Dremio
11 55 (3.77%) Redis
12 54 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
12 54 (3.70%) Apache Arrow
13 32 (2.19%) BigQuery
14 30 (2.06%) Hadoop
15 28 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
17 19 (1.30%) Tableau
18 17 (1.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 258 (17.68%) Jenkins
2 218 (14.94%) Git
3 91 (6.24%) GitLab
4 86 (5.89%) JIRA
5 46 (3.15%) TeamCity
6 37 (2.54%) JUnit
7 27 (1.85%) Selenium
8 23 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (1.58%) SonarQube
9 21 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (1.23%) CircleCI
10 18 (1.23%) Gradle
11 16 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.96%) Maven
12 14 (0.96%) MLflow
13 13 (0.89%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.89%) Cypress.io
13 13 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (0.75%) Visual Studio Code
15 10 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 324 (22.21%) Finance
2 263 (18.03%) Social Skills
3 83 (5.69%) Banking
4 74 (5.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 60 (4.11%) Public Sector
5 60 (4.11%) Retail
6 56 (3.84%) Aerospace
7 38 (2.60%) Law
8 37 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (1.85%) Tech for Good
10 26 (1.78%) Automotive
11 25 (1.71%) Games
12 23 (1.58%) Health Technology
13 16 (1.10%) Back Office
14 11 (0.75%) Marketing
15 9 (0.62%) Front Office
16 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.48%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.48%) Legal
17 7 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 382 (26.18%) Senior
2 298 (20.42%) Developer
3 288 (19.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 198 (13.57%) Lead
5 170 (11.65%) Software Engineer
6 152 (10.42%) AWS Engineer
7 104 (7.13%) Senior Developer
8 97 (6.65%) Azure Engineer
8 97 (6.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 91 (6.24%) Java Developer
10 88 (6.03%) Architect
11 76 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
12 70 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 70 (4.80%) Software Developer
13 69 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
14 68 (4.66%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 66 (4.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 65 (4.46%) Site Engineer
17 63 (4.32%) Consultant
18 60 (4.11%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (13.16%) .NET
2 172 (11.79%) React
3 160 (10.97%) Kafka
4 127 (8.70%) Spring
5 106 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 105 (7.20%) Node.js
7 101 (6.92%) Spring Boot
8 100 (6.85%) RabbitMQ
9 94 (6.44%) REST
10 82 (5.62%) RESTful
11 72 (4.93%) .NET Core
12 66 (4.52%) CSS
12 66 (4.52%) gRPC
13 62 (4.25%) YAML
14 57 (3.91%) HTML
15 56 (3.84%) ARM Templates
15 56 (3.84%) Elastic Stack
16 54 (3.70%) Protocol Buffers
17 43 (2.95%) Vue
18 42 (2.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 123 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 76 (5.21%) Cloud Native
3 71 (4.87%) Hedge funds
4 70 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 69 (4.73%) Clustering
6 67 (4.59%) Distributed Systems
7 65 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
8 60 (4.11%) Product Ownership
9 50 (3.43%) Client/Server
10 48 (3.29%) Algorithms
11 44 (3.02%) Data Structures
12 42 (2.88%) Public Cloud
13 36 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 36 (2.47%) Private Cloud
14 32 (2.19%) Mobile App
15 27 (1.85%) PKI
16 26 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
18 23 (1.58%) Blog
19 22 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 398 (27.28%) Linux
2 205 (14.05%) Windows
3 56 (3.84%) Windows Server
4 54 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
5 35 (2.40%) Unix
6 29 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (0.75%) Solaris
8 11 (0.75%) VMS
9 10 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.48%) Android
11 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.41%) Debian
12 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.21%) CentOS
13 3 (0.21%) SUSE
13 3 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (51.06%) DevOps
2 587 (40.23%) CI/CD
3 541 (37.08%) Agile
4 381 (26.11%) Software Engineering
5 336 (23.03%) Microservices
6 306 (20.97%) Containerisation
7 289 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
8 263 (18.03%) Infrastructure as Code
9 175 (11.99%) Mentoring
10 171 (11.72%) Scrum
11 146 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
12 140 (9.60%) SDLC
13 137 (9.39%) Full Stack Development
14 130 (8.91%) Computer Science
15 129 (8.84%) TDD
16 112 (7.68%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 108 (7.40%) Machine Learning
18 104 (7.13%) Artificial Intelligence
19 103 (7.06%) Platform Engineering
19 103 (7.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 520 (35.64%) Python
2 444 (30.43%) Java
3 283 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 243 (16.66%) C#
5 239 (16.38%) SQL
6 157 (10.76%) Go
7 152 (10.42%) TypeScript
8 141 (9.66%) PowerShell
9 106 (7.27%) Bash
10 44 (3.02%) PHP
11 42 (2.88%) Ruby
12 39 (2.67%) Scala
13 34 (2.33%) C
14 28 (1.92%) Groovy
15 27 (1.85%) Bicep
15 27 (1.85%) Kotlin
16 19 (1.30%) VB
16 19 (1.30%) VBScript
17 17 (1.17%) C++
18 15 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 229 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 161 (11.03%) Degree
3 131 (8.98%) SC Cleared
4 105 (7.20%) DV Cleared
5 92 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 90 (6.17%) AWS Certification
7 62 (4.25%) Azure Certification
8 38 (2.60%) CISSP
9 34 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (2.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 33 (2.26%) CCSK
10 33 (2.26%) CCSP
10 33 (2.26%) CISM
11 29 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 24 (1.64%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
12 24 (1.64%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
13 23 (1.58%) Master's Degree
14 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.43%) QA
2 37 (2.54%) NIST
3 17 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.69%) NCSC
6 8 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.41%) SOC 2
8 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.27%) GDPR
9 4 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.27%) SLA
10 2 (0.14%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.14%) SEPA
11 1 (0.069%) California Consumer Privacy Act
11 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 926 (63.47%) Docker
2 85 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (4.46%) Active Directory
4 48 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
5 42 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.27%) Ceph
8 4 (0.27%) Firmware
8 4 (0.27%) vSphere
9 3 (0.21%) Gluster
9 3 (0.21%) KVM
9 3 (0.21%) NFS
9 3 (0.21%) oVirt
9 3 (0.21%) pfSense
10 1 (0.069%) Embedded Firmware
10 1 (0.069%) Lustre
10 1 (0.069%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.069%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 575 (39.41%) Terraform
2 309 (21.18%) Ansible
3 171 (11.72%) Prometheus
4 83 (5.69%) Grafana
5 70 (4.80%) Puppet
6 59 (4.04%) vCenter Server
7 41 (2.81%) Progress Chef
8 40 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
9 34 (2.33%) SCCM
10 24 (1.64%) SCOM
11 23 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
12 22 (1.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 22 (1.51%) WSUS
13 21 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (0.96%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.75%) Kibana
16 10 (0.69%) Consul
16 10 (0.69%) Istio
16 10 (0.69%) Rancher
17 9 (0.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 156 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 110 (7.54%) VMware
3 79 (5.41%) Google
4 78 (5.35%) Oracle
5 72 (4.93%) Red Hat
6 58 (3.98%) NetApp
7 54 (3.70%) Palo Alto
7 54 (3.70%) SolidFire
8 25 (1.71%) Databricks
9 22 (1.51%) WSO2
10 17 (1.17%) Splunk
11 16 (1.10%) ForgeRock
11 16 (1.10%) Sitecore
12 13 (0.89%) Dell
13 12 (0.82%) SolarWinds
14 10 (0.69%) Facebook
14 10 (0.69%) Serena
15 9 (0.62%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.62%) Veeam
16 8 (0.55%) Aruba