Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 1105 1200
Rank change year-on-year +18 +95 +78
Permanent jobs citing LXC 89 86 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.049% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 81 69 53
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +44.44%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -28.57% +64.71%

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 22,832 21,749 24,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.12% 12.30% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19,008 18,067 20,447
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 11 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 19 January 2018. 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 +13 85 £62,500 +8.70% 11
London +22 54 £65,000 - 9
UK excluding London +6 35 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England +19 9 £72,500 +63.67%
South West +10 9 £52,500 -16.00% 1
South East -9 8 £47,500 -13.64% 1
North of England -1 5 £40,000 -3.61%
North West - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 -
North East -21 1 £37,500 -1.96%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 84 (94.38%) Linux
2 68 (76.40%) DevOps
3 64 (71.91%) Docker
4 52 (58.43%) Ansible
5 46 (51.69%) Kubernetes
6 36 (40.45%) Python
7 35 (39.33%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (34.83%) Terraform
9 27 (30.34%) Bash Shell
10 23 (25.84%) Puppet
10 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
11 22 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (24.72%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (19.10%) Jenkins
12 17 (19.10%) OpenStack
12 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
12 17 (19.10%) Configuration Management
13 16 (17.98%) DNS
13 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (17.98%) Public Cloud
14 15 (16.85%) DHCP
14 15 (16.85%) Ruby
15 14 (15.73%) Ubuntu
15 14 (15.73%) Packer
15 14 (15.73%) Vagrant
15 14 (15.73%) Grafana
16 13 (14.61%) Google
16 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
17 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development

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 22 (24.72%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (19.10%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.62%) nginx
4 2 (2.25%) ThingWorx
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) GIMP
1 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 35 (39.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (8.99%) Route 53
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.37%) IaaS
6 2 (2.25%) SaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.12%) G Suite
7 1 (1.12%) GitHub
7 1 (1.12%) Serverless
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) DNS
2 15 (16.85%) DHCP
3 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.87%) HTTP
5 4 (4.49%) SSH
6 3 (3.37%) Internet
6 3 (3.37%) SMS
6 3 (3.37%) Wireless
7 2 (2.25%) BGP
7 2 (2.25%) MQTT
7 2 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.12%) Firewall
8 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.12%) IPsec
8 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.12%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.12%) SMTP
8 1 (1.12%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) MySQL
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.49%) Redis
4 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.12%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.12%) SQLite
6 1 (1.12%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
1 17 (19.10%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.73%) Vagrant
3 6 (6.74%) GoCD
4 3 (3.37%) Ant
4 3 (3.37%) Artifactory
4 3 (3.37%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.37%) Gradle
4 3 (3.37%) Maven
5 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.12%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.12%) JUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium
6 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Games
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (41.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (34.83%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (24.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 14 (15.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Administrator
6 10 (11.24%) DevOps Administrator
6 10 (11.24%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (11.24%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 10 (11.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.11%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (7.87%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Elasticsearch Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.74%) Consultant
10 6 (6.74%) Developer
10 6 (6.74%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) LAMP
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
3 5 (5.62%) Web Services
4 4 (4.49%) Kafka
4 4 (4.49%) Velocity
5 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.37%) Node.js
6 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.25%) CSS
6 2 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.25%) Laravel
6 2 (2.25%) React
6 2 (2.25%) RESTful
6 2 (2.25%) Sensu
6 2 (2.25%) Symfony
6 2 (2.25%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 2 (2.25%) XML
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.98%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.62%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.37%) Internet of Things
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Arduino
5 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (94.38%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) Ubuntu
3 8 (8.99%) CentOS
3 8 (8.99%) CoreOS
4 7 (7.87%) Debian
5 6 (6.74%) Unix
5 6 (6.74%) Windows
6 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (76.40%) DevOps
2 17 (19.10%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 6 (6.74%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 5 (5.62%) Open Source
10 4 (4.49%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (4.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (3.37%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (3.37%) Artefact Management
11 3 (3.37%) Low Latency
11 3 (3.37%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) Python
2 27 (30.34%) Bash Shell
3 15 (16.85%) Ruby
4 11 (12.36%) Java
5 9 (10.11%) PHP
6 8 (8.99%) Go
6 8 (8.99%) SQL
7 7 (7.87%) Groovy
8 6 (6.74%) Perl
9 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.25%) C#
10 2 (2.25%) C++
10 2 (2.25%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.37%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.25%) CCNA
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 64 (71.91%) Docker
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (8.99%) VirtualBox
4 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.49%) vSphere
5 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.25%) KVM
6 2 (2.25%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.12%) Gluster
7 1 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 52 (58.43%) Ansible
2 46 (51.69%) Kubernetes
3 31 (34.83%) Terraform
4 23 (25.84%) Puppet
5 22 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (15.73%) Grafana
6 14 (15.73%) Packer
7 8 (8.99%) Kibana
8 5 (5.62%) Graphite
8 5 (5.62%) logstash
9 4 (4.49%) Prometheus
9 4 (4.49%) ZABBIX
10 3 (3.37%) Graylog
10 3 (3.37%) Icinga
11 2 (2.25%) Munin
11 2 (2.25%) rkt
12 1 (1.12%) CFEngine
12 1 (1.12%) collectd
12 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
12 1 (1.12%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Google
2 11 (12.36%) VMware
3 4 (4.49%) F5
3 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.37%) Capita
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) Citrix
4 3 (3.37%) Intel
5 2 (2.25%) Adobe
5 2 (2.25%) Nokia
5 2 (2.25%) Splunk
6 1 (1.12%) Dell
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.12%) Solace
6 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.12%) TIBCO