Period
to 8 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 755 1083 1111
Rank change year-on-year +328 +28 -9
Permanent jobs citing LXC 21 28 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.020% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 60
Median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +22.73% -4.35%
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £82,125 £98,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.83% +26.32% +7.95%

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 11,713 24,544 25,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.02% 17.19% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,623 20,160 20,193
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,025 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LXC in the UK

LXC
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LXC.

Salary trend for LXC in the UK

LXC
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LXC over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 7 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 August 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
England +311 21 £52,500 -22.22% 3
London +219 11 £64,250 -30.54% 1
UK excluding London +270 10 £47,500 -20.83% 3
South East +165 6 £47,500 -29.63% 1
South West +113 3 £55,000 +46.67% 1
North of England +168 1 £42,500 -22.73%
North West +127 1 £42,500 -22.73%

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

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) AWS
3 12 (57.14%) Docker
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) C
5 9 (42.86%) Python
5 9 (42.86%) DevOps
5 9 (42.86%) Ansible
5 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 8 (38.10%) Open Source
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Ubuntu
7 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (33.33%) CentOS
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 6 (28.57%) Fintech
8 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
9 5 (23.81%) Node.js
9 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
9 5 (23.81%) JIRA
9 5 (23.81%) Banking
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 5 (23.81%) Azure
10 4 (19.05%) Apache Flex
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) 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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
1 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
2 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) AWS
2 5 (23.81%) Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.52%) G Suite
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.76%) DMZ
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HSRP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) Multicast
2 1 (4.76%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) CouchDB
4 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.76%) InfluxDB
5 1 (4.76%) KDB
5 1 (4.76%) Kdb+
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) GitLab
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.76%) Redmine
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Python Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Python Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) Apache Flex
2 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 2 (9.52%) OAuth
4 2 (9.52%) React
4 2 (9.52%) SAML
5 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Cyberattack
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Ubuntu
3 7 (33.33%) CentOS
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Debian
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (9.52%) FreeBSD
7 2 (9.52%) VyOS
8 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.76%) SUSE
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Open Source
3 6 (28.57%) Fintech
3 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) Data Privacy
5 4 (19.05%) High Availability
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Go
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) Rust
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Lua
7 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.76%) C-shell
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) Korn
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) Ceph
4 2 (9.52%) Xen
5 1 (4.76%) BIND 9
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Ansible
2 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
3 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) Prometheus
3 3 (14.29%) Terraform
4 2 (9.52%) FreeIPA
4 2 (9.52%) Grafana
4 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 2 (9.52%) Proxmox
4 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (9.52%) Rundeck
5 1 (4.76%) Graylog
5 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.76%) Icinga
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Okta
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.76%) Centreon
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) CQG
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Patsystems
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Reuters
4 1 (4.76%) Synology
4 1 (4.76%) Trayport