Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 662 840 891
Rank change year-on-year +178 +51 -27
Permanent jobs citing LXC 3 20 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.006% 0.024% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.036% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 26
Median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +50.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £73,500 £61,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -8.33%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,295 13,506 13,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.00% 16.51% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,561 10,877 10,791
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing LXC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for LXC in the UK excluding London

LXC
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LXC in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for LXC in the UK excluding London

LXC
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LXC within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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 +112 3 £37,500 -37.50%
LXC
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for LXC.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Lua
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 3 (100.00%) Go
1 3 (100.00%) Docker

LXC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Go
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Lua
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Docker