Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1012 1075 1112
Rank change year-on-year +63 +37 +47
Permanent jobs citing LXC 42 73 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.046% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 64 101
UK median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £89,500 £76,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22,841 24,345 23,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 15.32% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18,776 19,872 19,412
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LXC in the UK

LXC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LXC in the UK

LXC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LXC over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LXC within the UK over the 6 months to 8 December 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
England +75 39 £70,000 +21.74% 11
UK excluding London +75 26 £70,000 +40.00% 8
South East +23 20 £67,500 +17.39% 3
London +80 14 £75,000 +8.30% 4
East of England +68 3 £70,000 +75.00%
North West +40 1 £55,000 - 1
North of England +36 1 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West - 1 £80,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 with a requirement for LXC.

1 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) Docker
3 24 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 19 (45.24%) AWS
6 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 18 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (40.48%) Azure
7 17 (40.48%) Visual Studio Team System
7 17 (40.48%) Windows
7 17 (40.48%) C#
7 17 (40.48%) .NET
8 16 (38.10%) Visual Studio
9 15 (35.71%) SQL
9 15 (35.71%) JSON
10 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 14 (33.33%) VMware
10 14 (33.33%) Internet
10 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 14 (33.33%) Windows 8
10 14 (33.33%) DevOps
10 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
11 13 (30.95%) Continuous Deployment
11 13 (30.95%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (30.95%) Windows 10
11 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013

LXC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (30.95%) IIS
1 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
1 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) AWS
2 17 (40.48%) Azure
3 13 (30.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (28.57%) OpenShift
5 4 (9.52%) NuGet
5 4 (9.52%) PaaS
6 3 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.76%) IaaS
7 2 (4.76%) SaaS
7 2 (4.76%) Serverless
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) DHCP
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) SNA
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Azure SQL Database
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (21.43%) MySQL
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.90%) MariaDB
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (4.76%) DB2
7 2 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.76%) Redis
7 2 (4.76%) RethinkDB
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (40.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (38.10%) Visual Studio
4 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (14.29%) Chocolatey
6 5 (11.90%) MSBuild
6 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (9.52%) MSTest
8 3 (7.14%) GitLab
8 3 (7.14%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.38%) Ant
10 1 (2.38%) Burp Suite
10 1 (2.38%) Maven
10 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
10 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Perl Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Linux Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) CloudOps Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
8 3 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) JSON
3 13 (30.95%) X-Windows
4 9 (21.43%) Node.js
5 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.90%) HTML
5 5 (11.90%) React
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.14%) CSS
8 2 (4.76%) Django
8 2 (4.76%) Flask
8 2 (4.76%) jQuery
8 2 (4.76%) pytest
8 2 (4.76%) React Native
8 2 (4.76%) Redux
8 2 (4.76%) RESTful
8 2 (4.76%) SOAP
8 2 (4.76%) SQLAlchemy
8 2 (4.76%) Swagger
8 2 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
4 10 (23.81%) Public Cloud
5 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.38%) PKI
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (30.95%) Unix
4 13 (30.95%) Windows 10
4 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (33.33%) DevOps
2 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (30.95%) Continuous Deployment
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
6 9 (21.43%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (21.43%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) Analytics
9 4 (9.52%) Cloud Operations
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (7.14%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (40.48%) C#
3 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.81%) Perl
6 9 (21.43%) Python
7 8 (19.05%) Java
8 7 (16.67%) Go
8 7 (16.67%) PHP
9 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 5 (11.90%) Ruby
11 4 (9.52%) C
11 4 (9.52%) Lua
12 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (4.76%) RPG
13 2 (4.76%) Rust
13 2 (4.76%) Scala
13 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
14 1 (2.38%) Groovy
14 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.76%) PMP
1 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Docker
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) KVM
4 2 (4.76%) Xen
5 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (23.81%) Ansible
2 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (23.81%) Puppet
3 3 (7.14%) Terraform
4 2 (4.76%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.38%) Mesos
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce