Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1045 1100 1093
Rank change year-on-year +55 -7 +99
Permanent jobs citing LXC 33 73 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.044% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.30% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 101
UK median annual salary £70,000 £54,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.63% -6.09% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £38,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £78,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £68,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% +11.11% -10.00%

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 24,104 24,514 22,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.33% 14.72% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19,719 20,029 19,218
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +8.97% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +50 32 £70,000 +21.74% 11
UK excluding London +40 28 £68,750 +37.50% 5
South East +7 21 £67,500 +17.39% 2
London +85 4 £92,500 +27.59% 6
East of England - 3 £70,000 -
Midlands +24 2 £78,750 +125.00%
North West +22 1 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +22 1 £100,000 +185.71%
North of England +1 1 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 18 (54.55%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 18 (54.55%) Azure
3 17 (51.52%) AWS
3 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Docker
3 17 (51.52%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 16 (48.48%) SharePoint
4 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
5 15 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (45.45%) JSON
5 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (45.45%) Internet
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) IIS
5 15 (45.45%) X-Windows

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 16 (48.48%) SharePoint
2 15 (45.45%) IIS
2 15 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Azure
2 17 (51.52%) AWS
3 15 (45.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.09%) IaaS
4 3 (9.09%) NuGet
4 3 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 3 (9.09%) PaaS
5 2 (6.06%) SaaS
6 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) SNA
3 3 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (9.09%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) Azure SQL Database
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) MariaDB
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Redis
5 2 (6.06%) RethinkDB
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio
1 18 (54.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.12%) Chocolatey
5 3 (9.09%) MSBuild
5 3 (9.09%) MSTest
5 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.06%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) Burp Suite
7 1 (3.03%) GitLab
7 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
2 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Linux Scripter
7 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) JSON
2 15 (45.45%) X-Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Node.js
4 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.12%) React
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) Django
6 2 (6.06%) Flask
6 2 (6.06%) pytest
6 2 (6.06%) React Native
6 2 (6.06%) Redux
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (6.06%) Swagger
6 2 (6.06%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.03%) LAMP
7 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
7 1 (3.03%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (24.24%) Public Cloud
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Derivative
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Unix
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (33.33%) SDLC
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) SABSA
7 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) SIEM
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
1 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) Go
4 7 (21.21%) PHP
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.12%) C
6 4 (12.12%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) Lua
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) Rust
8 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CISSP
1 3 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 17 (51.52%) Docker
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) KVM
4 4 (12.12%) Xen
5 3 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 10 (30.30%) Ansible
3 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (15.15%) Puppet
5 3 (9.09%) Mesos
5 3 (9.09%) Terraform
6 2 (6.06%) Nagios
7 1 (3.03%) Nessus
7 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian