Period
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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1107 873 885
Rank change year-on-year -234 +12 +219
Permanent jobs citing LXC 106 29 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 24
10th Percentile £50,750 £30,000 £33,275
25th Percentile £63,750 £42,500 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +47.83% -17.86% +16.67%
75th Percentile £95,000 £63,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £107,250 £68,000 £86,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% -37.50%

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 29,997 17,099 16,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.36% 18.57% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15,559 13,391 13,248
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,900 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,861 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 6 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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -218 89 £85,000 +47.83% 3
UK excluding London -117 47 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East of England - 44 £55,000 - 1
London -256 42 £90,000 +56.52% 1
Work from Home -258 30 £75,000 +22.45%
South East -93 3 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 102 (96.23%) Linux
2 69 (65.09%) Docker
3 57 (53.77%) Python
4 53 (50.00%) Use Case
5 51 (48.11%) DevOps
6 50 (47.17%) Computer Science
7 49 (46.23%) Kubernetes
8 45 (42.45%) Software Engineering
8 45 (42.45%) AWS
9 44 (41.51%) Machine Learning
10 42 (39.62%) Physics
11 38 (35.85%) Open Source
12 37 (34.91%) Social Skills
13 36 (33.96%) Git (software)
14 34 (32.08%) Degree
14 34 (32.08%) Economics
14 34 (32.08%) Cisco IPCC
14 34 (32.08%) Domain Models
15 30 (28.30%) Apache
16 29 (27.36%) Cloud Computing
16 29 (27.36%) Amazon EC2
17 28 (26.42%) Windows
18 27 (25.47%) Terraform
19 26 (24.53%) TensorFlow
19 26 (24.53%) Julia
19 26 (24.53%) Computer Science Degree
19 26 (24.53%) Dask
19 26 (24.53%) Apache Spark
19 26 (24.53%) MATLAB
19 26 (24.53%) Statistics

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 30 (28.30%) Apache
2 26 (24.53%) Apache Spark
3 11 (10.38%) OpenStack
4 9 (8.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.77%) nginx
6 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Pulsar
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (42.45%) AWS
2 29 (27.36%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (27.36%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (16.04%) IaaS
4 16 (15.09%) OpenShift
5 13 (12.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (8.49%) PaaS
7 8 (7.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (4.72%) Azure
9 4 (3.77%) Google Workspace
9 4 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (3.77%) NuGet
9 4 (3.77%) Pulumi
9 4 (3.77%) SaaS
10 3 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.83%) GCP
10 3 (2.83%) GitHub
10 3 (2.83%) Serverless
11 1 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (8.49%) LAN
2 9 (8.49%) Software-Defined Networking
2 9 (8.49%) SSL
2 9 (8.49%) WAN
2 9 (8.49%) Wireless
2 9 (8.49%) WLAN
3 4 (3.77%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.89%) DHCP
4 2 (1.89%) DNS
4 2 (1.89%) SNMP
4 2 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) MySQL
2 8 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.77%) Redis
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.83%) CockroachDB
4 3 (2.83%) InfluxDB
4 3 (2.83%) Tableau
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) FoundationDB
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.55%) Artifactory
3 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.77%) CircleCI
4 4 (3.77%) MSBuild
4 4 (3.77%) Subversion
4 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.89%) GitLab
6 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.94%) Codeship
6 1 (0.94%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (34.91%) Social Skills
2 14 (13.21%) Public Sector
3 13 (12.26%) Finance
4 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Games
5 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Software Engineer
2 24 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (14.15%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Architect
5 9 (8.49%) Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Security Architect
6 7 (6.60%) DevOps Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Senior Architect
7 4 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Senior Security Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Linux Server Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Server Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Team Leader
9 2 (1.89%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) Dask
1 26 (24.53%) TensorFlow
2 14 (13.21%) libvirt
3 10 (9.43%) Kafka
3 10 (9.43%) Node.js
4 5 (4.72%) GraphQL
4 5 (4.72%) gRPC
4 5 (4.72%) React
5 4 (3.77%) .NET
5 4 (3.77%) LAMP
5 4 (3.77%) React Native
6 2 (1.89%) CSS
6 2 (1.89%) HTML
6 2 (1.89%) JSON
6 2 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.89%) OpenTelemetry
6 2 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (0.94%) NSQ
7 1 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Algorithms
2 14 (13.21%) Blockchain
2 14 (13.21%) Cardano
2 14 (13.21%) Legacy Code
3 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
4 9 (8.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (7.55%) GPGPU
5 8 (7.55%) Public Cloud
6 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
7 5 (4.72%) User Experience
7 5 (4.72%) Virtual Team
8 4 (3.77%) Sports Betting
9 3 (2.83%) Educational Technology
10 2 (1.89%) PlayStation
10 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 102 (96.23%) Linux
2 28 (26.42%) Windows
3 22 (20.75%) Mac OS X
4 8 (7.55%) Mac OS
4 8 (7.55%) Solaris
4 8 (7.55%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.77%) CentOS
5 4 (3.77%) VyOS
6 2 (1.89%) Debian
7 1 (0.94%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Use Case
2 51 (48.11%) DevOps
3 50 (47.17%) Computer Science
4 45 (42.45%) Software Engineering
5 44 (41.51%) Machine Learning
6 42 (39.62%) Physics
7 38 (35.85%) Open Source
8 34 (32.08%) Domain Models
8 34 (32.08%) Economics
9 26 (24.53%) Requirements Gathering
9 26 (24.53%) Statistics
10 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure as Code
10 24 (22.64%) Mentoring
11 22 (20.75%) CI/CD
11 22 (20.75%) Cryptography
11 22 (20.75%) Product Management
12 19 (17.92%) Agile
13 16 (15.09%) Full Stack Development
14 15 (14.15%) Clean Code
15 14 (13.21%) Application Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.77%) Python
2 26 (24.53%) Julia
2 26 (24.53%) MATLAB
3 25 (23.58%) Ruby
4 13 (12.26%) Go
5 12 (11.32%) Java
6 11 (10.38%) C
6 11 (10.38%) PHP
7 10 (9.43%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.55%) C++
8 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.55%) Rust
9 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.77%) Bash
11 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.94%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Degree
2 26 (24.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (12.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (12.26%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.55%) CCNA
4 8 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.55%) PhD
5 2 (1.89%) CISSP
System Software
1 69 (65.09%) Docker
2 17 (16.04%) Xen
3 9 (8.49%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.49%) KVM
3 9 (8.49%) vSphere
4 8 (7.55%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.89%) NFS
6 2 (1.89%) Squid
6 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (46.23%) Kubernetes
2 34 (32.08%) Cisco IPCC
3 27 (25.47%) Terraform
4 14 (13.21%) Sysdig
5 9 (8.49%) Ansible
5 9 (8.49%) Grafana
5 9 (8.49%) Mesos
6 8 (7.55%) Graphite
6 8 (7.55%) Graylog
6 8 (7.55%) Kibana
6 8 (7.55%) logstash
7 6 (5.66%) Consul
8 5 (4.72%) Istio
8 5 (4.72%) Proxmox
9 4 (3.77%) FreeIPA
10 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.83%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.83%) Puppet
11 2 (1.89%) Fluentd
11 2 (1.89%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 8 (7.55%) Splunk
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Facebook
3 5 (4.72%) Google
4 3 (2.83%) Alteryx
4 3 (2.83%) AppDynamics
4 3 (2.83%) Progress
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle
5 2 (1.89%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.89%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.89%) VMware