Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1052 1068 1125
Rank change year-on-year +16 +57 +95
Permanent jobs citing LXC 69 103 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.061% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 95 56
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £46,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -15.38%

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 23,055 21,893 21,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 13.01% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,880 18,344 18,217
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for LXC in England

LXC
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LXC in England.

Salary trend for LXC in England

LXC
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LXC in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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
South East +54 41 £57,500 +21.05% 2
London +4 18 £70,875 +9.04% 3
North of England +46 7 £50,000 -16.67%
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
East of England +22 2 £40,000 -42.86%
North West +17 1 - -
LXC
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 64 (92.75%) Linux
2 39 (56.52%) Docker
3 32 (46.38%) Configuration Management
4 25 (36.23%) Git (software)
5 24 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 23 (33.33%) Windows
6 23 (33.33%) VMware
7 22 (31.88%) DevOps
8 21 (30.43%) Windows Server
9 20 (28.99%) Public Cloud
9 20 (28.99%) Puppet
9 20 (28.99%) Python
10 18 (26.09%) C#
11 17 (24.64%) Unix
11 17 (24.64%) DNS
11 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
11 17 (24.64%) Data Centre
12 16 (23.19%) Kubernetes
12 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.19%) RESTful
12 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (21.74%) Degree
13 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (20.29%) Windows 10
14 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (20.29%) Hyper-V

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 14 (20.29%) IIS
2 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
2 13 (18.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (14.49%) nginx
4 9 (13.04%) Apache
5 7 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (7.25%) CloudStack
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.90%) CMS
8 2 (2.90%) Drupal
8 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) GIMP
1 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (18.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (10.14%) IaaS
5 4 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (5.80%) Serverless
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.90%) Datadog
7 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.90%) PaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.45%) G Suite
8 1 (1.45%) Quay.io
8 1 (1.45%) SaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) DNS
2 13 (18.84%) Internet
3 11 (15.94%) SAN
3 11 (15.94%) Wireless
4 10 (14.49%) DHCP
4 10 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (7.25%) HTTP
5 5 (7.25%) SSL
6 4 (5.80%) SSH
6 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.35%) Firewall
8 2 (2.90%) AMQP
8 2 (2.90%) BGP
8 2 (2.90%) IPsec
9 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.45%) OSPF
9 1 (1.45%) Plixer Scrutinizer
9 1 (1.45%) SNMP
9 1 (1.45%) VLAN
9 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Azure SQL Database
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (13.04%) MySQL
3 8 (11.59%) Redis
4 7 (10.14%) Big Data
4 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.90%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.45%) DataStax
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) RethinkDB
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.45%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
3 13 (18.84%) Chocolatey
3 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.90%) JMeter
5 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Scrutinizer-CI
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Cloud Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) CloudOps Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (7.25%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) PHP Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) RESTful
2 14 (20.29%) .NET
3 13 (18.84%) JSON
3 13 (18.84%) X-Windows
4 12 (17.39%) CSS
4 12 (17.39%) HTML
5 10 (14.49%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (7.25%) Laravel
6 5 (7.25%) Symfony
7 4 (5.80%) LAMP
7 4 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.80%) XML
8 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.35%) React
8 3 (4.35%) Vue.js
8 3 (4.35%) Web Services
9 2 (2.90%) Behat
9 2 (2.90%) Gearman
9 2 (2.90%) LDAP
9 2 (2.90%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Public Cloud
2 17 (24.64%) Data Centre
3 15 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (18.84%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.25%) Clustering
6 4 (5.80%) Replication
7 3 (4.35%) Reinsurance
8 2 (2.90%) Fintech
8 2 (2.90%) PKI
8 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 64 (92.75%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Windows
3 21 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 17 (24.64%) Unix
5 14 (20.29%) Windows 10
5 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
5 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (18.84%) Windows 8
7 11 (15.94%) Debian
8 8 (11.59%) Solaris
9 5 (7.25%) CentOS
10 4 (5.80%) VMS
11 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Configuration Management
2 22 (31.88%) DevOps
3 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (18.84%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (17.39%) Software Architecture
7 11 (15.94%) Cloud Operations
7 11 (15.94%) SDLC
8 10 (14.49%) Systems Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) Runbook
9 8 (11.59%) SOA
9 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.70%) TDD
12 5 (7.25%) Microservices
12 5 (7.25%) Software Delivery
13 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
14 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Python
2 18 (26.09%) C#
3 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
4 13 (18.84%) SQL
5 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.59%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) Ruby
8 5 (7.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) Go
9 1 (1.45%) Java 8
9 1 (1.45%) Rust
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (8.70%) RHCE
3 6 (8.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (56.52%) Docker
2 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (20.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.90%) iptables
7 2 (2.90%) KVM
7 2 (2.90%) NFS
8 1 (1.45%) Gluster
8 1 (1.45%) pfSense
8 1 (1.45%) Samba
8 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Puppet
2 16 (23.19%) Kubernetes
3 7 (10.14%) Terraform
4 4 (5.80%) Grafana
4 4 (5.80%) Packer
4 4 (5.80%) Prometheus
5 3 (4.35%) Ansible
5 3 (4.35%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.35%) Nagios
5 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.90%) Fail2ban
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.90%) yum
6 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.45%) Graylog
7 1 (1.45%) Juju
7 1 (1.45%) logstash
7 1 (1.45%) Rancher
7 1 (1.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.70%) Veritas
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Google
4 2 (2.90%) Lets Encrypt
4 2 (2.90%) Zend
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) SAP