Period
to 5 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LXC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LXC over the 6 months to 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 812 893 1062
Rank change year-on-year +81 +169 +39
Permanent jobs citing LXC 24 35 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 18
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £33,125 £48,750 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.86% +16.67% -7.69%
75th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £76,750 £75,375
UK median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -17.86% +16.67% -7.69%

LXC is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14,925 16,517 22,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.13% 17.43% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12,014 13,682 18,587
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,728 £26,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,547 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.70% +3.09% +5.26%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LXC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LXC in England

LXC
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LXC in England.

Salary trend for LXC in England

LXC
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing LXC in England over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Salary histogram for LXC in England

LXC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LXC within the England region over the 6 months to 5 May 2021. 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
London +48 20 £57,500 -17.86% 2
South East +58 3 - - 3
South West - 1 £45,000 -
North of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
LXC
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, IT jobs citing LXC 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 England region with a requirement for LXC.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (58.33%) AWS
3 14 (58.33%) DevOps
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) Kubernetes
4 13 (54.17%) Terraform
5 12 (50.00%) MSBuild
6 11 (45.83%) C#
6 11 (45.83%) Grafana
6 11 (45.83%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (45.83%) Prometheus
7 10 (41.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 10 (41.67%) Architectural Design
7 10 (41.67%) Software Delivery
7 10 (41.67%) GitOps
7 10 (41.67%) JIRA
7 10 (41.67%) Splunk
7 10 (41.67%) ServiceNow
7 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 10 (41.67%) Atlassian
7 10 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (37.50%) Docker
9 8 (33.33%) Open Source
9 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (29.17%) Azure
10 7 (29.17%) Degree
11 6 (25.00%) Load Testing

LXC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.17%) nginx
1 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.17%) Traffic Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Azure
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (8.33%) NuGet
4 2 (8.33%) Pulumi
4 2 (8.33%) SaaS
5 1 (4.17%) IaaS
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) ClickHouse
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 10 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (41.67%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Social Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Site Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) GraphQL
4 2 (8.33%) React
4 2 (8.33%) React Native
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.17%) cloud-init
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) libvirt
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) FreeBSD
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps
2 10 (41.67%) Architectural Design
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (41.67%) GitOps
2 10 (41.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Software Delivery
2 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) Open Source
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (25.00%) Data Management
5 6 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (25.00%) Project Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) User Stories
6 5 (20.83%) Coaching
6 5 (20.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Docker
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) iptables
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) Squid
4 1 (4.17%) SRDF
4 1 (4.17%) Varnish
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Kubernetes
1 13 (54.17%) Terraform
2 11 (45.83%) Grafana
2 11 (45.83%) Prometheus
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) Puppet
5 1 (4.17%) Rundeck
5 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Atlassian
1 10 (41.67%) ServiceNow
1 10 (41.67%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) Cadence
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Zerto