Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 847 1073 1121
Rank change year-on-year +226 +48 -17
Permanent jobs citing LXC 24 24 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.017% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.10% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 55
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £31,925 £47,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £88,875 £98,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -37.50% +50.00% +6.67%

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 15,195 23,618 24,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.35% 16.56% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12,303 19,276 19,741
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%

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 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 5 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 3 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
England +220 24 £67,500 +12.50% 3
London +154 20 £70,000 -24.32% 1
UK excluding London +162 4 £37,500 -37.50% 2
South East +107 3 £37,500 -37.50%
South West - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 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 with a requirement for LXC.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Docker
3 10 (41.67%) Kubernetes
3 10 (41.67%) AWS
4 9 (37.50%) DevOps
5 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (29.17%) Unix
6 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 6 (25.00%) C#
7 6 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) OO
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) Node.js
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Core
9 4 (16.67%) Go
9 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
9 4 (16.67%) Grafana
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
9 4 (16.67%) Azure
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Azure
2 4 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 3 (12.50%) Datadog
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.33%) G Suite
4 2 (8.33%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (4.17%) IaaS
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.17%) BGP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.17%) DMZ
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) HSRP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Multicast
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) SNMP
2 1 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.50%) MariaDB
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) InfluxDB
4 1 (4.17%) KDB
4 1 (4.17%) Kdb+
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) NUnit
3 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.17%) Redmine
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Games
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Perl Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Games Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) .NET Core
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) OAuth
3 2 (8.33%) SAML
4 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (8.33%) VyOS
7 1 (4.17%) Debian
7 1 (4.17%) FreeBSD
7 1 (4.17%) Kali Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) SUSE
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.83%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Microservices
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (8.33%) Fintech
6 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
1 6 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) C
3 4 (16.67%) Go
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) Lua
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) C-shell
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCIE
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) RHCE
1 1 (4.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (4.17%) BIND 9
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (16.67%) Grafana
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Puppet
4 2 (8.33%) FreeIPA
4 2 (8.33%) Prometheus
5 1 (4.17%) Icinga
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.17%) Rundeck
5 1 (4.17%) Salt
5 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (12.50%) Splunk
1 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Okta
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.17%) Centreon
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) CQG
3 1 (4.17%) Fidessa
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Patsystems
3 1 (4.17%) Reuters
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Synology
3 1 (4.17%) Trayport