Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 794 852 897
Rank change year-on-year +58 +45 +41
Permanent jobs citing LXC 27 53 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.034% 0.057% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 23
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £37,700
90th Percentile £89,500 £68,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% - +4.55%

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 13,292 13,325 12,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.92% 14.43% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,918 10,677 10,494
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £21,519
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing LXC as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for LXC in the UK excluding London

LXC
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LXC in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram 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 17 October 2019. 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 +17 19 £68,750 +19.57% 3
East of England - 3 £70,000 -
South West - 2 £58,750 - 2
North West +45 1 £55,000 - 1
North of England +20 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Scotland +18 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 - 1
LXC
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 26 (96.30%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) PowerShell
3 15 (55.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (55.56%) Azure
3 15 (55.56%) AWS
3 15 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 15 (55.56%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) Docker
5 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
5 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
6 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (44.44%) Windows 8
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 12 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Deployment
7 11 (40.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
7 11 (40.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (40.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (40.74%) DevOps
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (40.74%) JSON
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (40.74%) IIS
2 11 (40.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) AWS
1 15 (55.56%) Azure
2 11 (40.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) NuGet
3 4 (14.81%) OpenShift
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Azure SQL Database
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) MariaDB
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) RethinkDB
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 15 (55.56%) Visual Studio Team System
2 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
4 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
5 4 (14.81%) Chocolatey
5 4 (14.81%) MSTest
6 3 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.70%) Ant
8 1 (3.70%) Burp Suite
8 1 (3.70%) GitLab
8 1 (3.70%) Maven
8 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
8 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) CloudOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) JSON
2 11 (40.74%) X-Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Node.js
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) React
5 1 (3.70%) Django
5 1 (3.70%) Flask
5 1 (3.70%) pytest
5 1 (3.70%) React Native
5 1 (3.70%) Redux
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (3.70%) Swagger
5 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 8 (29.63%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Unix
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
2 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) SDLC
6 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (11.11%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Operational Stability
9 2 (7.41%) Cloud Operations
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) PowerShell
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Go
5 6 (22.22%) PHP
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Python
7 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 4 (14.81%) C
7 4 (14.81%) Lua
8 3 (11.11%) Java
9 2 (7.41%) Ruby
10 1 (3.70%) C++
10 1 (3.70%) Groovy
10 1 (3.70%) Korn
10 1 (3.70%) Rust
10 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Docker
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (25.93%) Ansible
2 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) Puppet
4 3 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce