Everything you need to know about Kubernetes specialists in the US
Pubished 30th March 2021
In the US there are currently 74,015 Kubernetes specialists and 26% of them have changed jobs in the last year. The average tenure is 1.7 years.
Fast stats on Kubernetes specialists
LinkedIn Talent Insights, March 2021
Kubernetes specialists in the US
Changed jobs in the last year
Avg. tenure in years
The Kubernetes workforce in the US has a male majority of 86% whilst 14% are female.
What schools are producing Kubernetes specialists?
Among the educational institutions where most graduates are placed into Kubernetes roles in the US; Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India comes out on top with 2056 Kubernetes specialists. Georgia Institute of Technology comes in second with 1179 Kubernetes specialists followed by San Jose State University with 1072.
Top 3 fields of study for Kubernetes specialists
The number of Kubernetes specialists that studied in the field
49% of the US's Kubernetes specialists have a bachelor's degree while 42% have a master's degree.
Top 3 most common skills among Kubernetes specialists
The number of Kubernetes specialists in the US that list the skill on their LinkedIn profile
Most common skills among Kubernetes specialists
The majority (79%) of Kubernetes specialists in the US list Software Development as a skill on their LinkedIn profile. Docker Products and Cloud Computing are also among the top skills listed at 70% and 64% respectively.
Fastest growing skills among Kubernetes specialists
Back-End Web Development is the fastest-growing skill among Kubernetes specialists in the US with an increase of 143% over the past year. Followed by Engineering and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) with increases of 109% and 102% respectively.
Most common titles among among Kubernetes specialists
Software Engineer, DevOps Engineer and Senior Software Engineer are the three most common titles among Kubernetes specialists in the US.
Fastest growing titles among Kubernetes specialists
Python Developer is the fastest-growing title among Kubernetes specialists in the US, followed by Cloud Support Engineer and Full Stack Engineer.
Top companies hiring Kubernetes specialists
IBM is the top company hiring Kubernetes specialists in the US with 1606 professionals. Amazon Web Services (AWS) comes in second with 1126 professionals followed by Microsoft with 1085.
Industries hiring Kubernetes specialists
IT & Services is the top industry in the US where Kubernetes specialists are hired with 17,272 professionals. Computer Software comes in second with 15,860 Kubernetes specialists followed by Internet with 6749.
Top locations for Kubernetes specialists
San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Seattle Area and Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex are the three most popular locations for Kubernetes specialists.
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