Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1099 1145 1205
Rank change year-on-year +46 +60 +74
Permanent jobs citing LXC 104 79 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.042% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 99 58 56
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -15.38% +48.57%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,125 £43,750
90th Percentile £88,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -28.57% +75.00%

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 23279 23567 24882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.39% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19493 19804 20774
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,712
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +84 102 £57,500 +4.55% 10
London +58 78 £60,000 -11.11% 7
UK excluding London +23 26 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South East +24 10 £47,500 -13.64%
East of England +16 9 £70,000 +40.00% 1
South West +12 4 £50,750 -18.80% 2
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
North of England -12 1 £60,000 +77.78%
North West - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing LXC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LXC.

1 101 (97.12%) Linux
2 77 (74.04%) DevOps
3 68 (65.38%) Ansible
4 57 (54.81%) Docker
5 54 (51.92%) Kubernetes
6 44 (42.31%) Terraform
7 43 (41.35%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (37.50%) Python
9 33 (31.73%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (27.88%) Bash Shell
11 25 (24.04%) Jenkins
11 25 (24.04%) Configuration Management
12 24 (23.08%) Grafana
13 23 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (21.15%) Puppet
15 21 (20.19%) HTTP
16 20 (19.23%) Games
16 20 (19.23%) Ubuntu
17 19 (18.27%) Git (software)
17 19 (18.27%) Perl
18 17 (16.35%) Kibana
19 16 (15.38%) CentOS
19 16 (15.38%) LAMP
20 15 (14.42%) VMware
20 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
21 14 (13.46%) Finance
21 14 (13.46%) Java
21 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
21 14 (13.46%) Ruby
22 13 (12.50%) Debian

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 43 (41.35%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.81%) nginx
3 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) ThingWorx
Cloud Services
1 33 (31.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (6.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (6.73%) GitHub
4 6 (5.77%) IaaS
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.85%) Route 53
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.96%) G Suite
6 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.96%) Serverless
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) HTTP
2 13 (12.50%) DNS
3 11 (10.58%) SSH
4 9 (8.65%) DHCP
5 7 (6.73%) Kerberos
5 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.77%) BGP
6 6 (5.77%) HTTPS
6 6 (5.77%) SSL
7 5 (4.81%) OpenVPN
7 5 (4.81%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (4.81%) SMS
8 4 (3.85%) Internet
9 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.96%) LDAP
9 1 (0.96%) SMTP
9 1 (0.96%) SNMP
9 1 (0.96%) VPN
9 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) MySQL
2 9 (8.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.77%) InfluxDB
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.77%) SQLite
5 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (24.04%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.62%) Vagrant
4 7 (6.73%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.77%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.88%) GoCD
7 2 (1.92%) JIRA
8 1 (0.96%) JUnit
8 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.96%) Selenium
8 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 20 (19.23%) Games
2 14 (13.46%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (51.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (41.35%) Linux Engineer
3 38 (36.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 28 (26.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 22 (21.15%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 21 (20.19%) Operations Engineer
7 15 (14.42%) Administrator
7 15 (14.42%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (14.42%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (14.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (11.54%) DevOps Administrator
8 12 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 12 (11.54%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 12 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (9.62%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (8.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (8.65%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
11 8 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) LAMP
2 8 (7.69%) Kafka
3 6 (5.77%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (5.77%) Web Services
3 6 (5.77%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (4.81%) .NET
5 3 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.88%) Velocity
6 2 (1.92%) Node.js
6 2 (1.92%) Sensu
7 1 (0.96%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.96%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.96%) OpenVZ
7 1 (0.96%) React
7 1 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.65%) Hedge funds
3 7 (6.73%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.81%) Clustering
4 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.92%) Fintech
7 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Arduino
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (97.12%) Linux
2 20 (19.23%) Ubuntu
3 16 (15.38%) CentOS
4 13 (12.50%) Debian
5 12 (11.54%) CoreOS
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Unix
7 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (74.04%) DevOps
2 25 (24.04%) Configuration Management
3 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (8.65%) Dashboard Development
5 8 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (7.69%) Low Latency
6 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (5.77%) Actionable Insight
7 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.81%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (4.81%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (4.81%) Front End Development
8 5 (4.81%) Operations Management
8 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.81%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) Python
2 29 (27.88%) Bash Shell
3 19 (18.27%) Perl
4 14 (13.46%) Java
4 14 (13.46%) Ruby
5 11 (10.58%) Go
5 11 (10.58%) Groovy
6 8 (7.69%) SQL
7 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.88%) C#
9 2 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.92%) C++
9 2 (1.92%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) CCNA
1 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (0.96%) GCP
System Software
1 57 (54.81%) Docker
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.58%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (8.65%) vSphere
5 6 (5.77%) VirtualBox
6 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.85%) KVM
7 3 (2.88%) iptables
8 2 (1.92%) GPFS
8 2 (1.92%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.96%) Firmware
9 1 (0.96%) NFS
9 1 (0.96%) Samba
9 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (65.38%) Ansible
2 54 (51.92%) Kubernetes
3 44 (42.31%) Terraform
4 24 (23.08%) Grafana
5 23 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (21.15%) Puppet
7 17 (16.35%) Kibana
8 12 (11.54%) rkt
9 9 (8.65%) Prometheus
10 8 (7.69%) Graphite
10 8 (7.69%) logstash
10 8 (7.69%) Nagios
10 8 (7.69%) ZABBIX
11 7 (6.73%) Packer
12 6 (5.77%) CFEngine
12 6 (5.77%) Cobbler
12 6 (5.77%) collectd
12 6 (5.77%) Graylog
12 6 (5.77%) Munin
12 6 (5.77%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) VMware
2 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
2 7 (6.73%) Splunk
3 6 (5.77%) Dell
3 6 (5.77%) F5
3 6 (5.77%) Google
3 6 (5.77%) HP
3 6 (5.77%) Solace
3 6 (5.77%) SolarWinds
3 6 (5.77%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.96%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco
4 1 (0.96%) Intel
4 1 (0.96%) Nokia
4 1 (0.96%) SevOne
4 1 (0.96%) Thales