Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1065 1228
Rank change year-on-year -46 +163 +28
Permanent jobs citing LXC 72 101 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.060% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.48% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 74 38
UK median annual salary £58,750 £58,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.96% +38.46%
10th Percentile £32,375 £28,374 £46,625
90th Percentile £97,500 £66,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -0.67% -46.43% +78.20%

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 24,217 20,997 24,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 12.41% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,642 17,586 21,107
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 12 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 23 May 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 -30 71 £60,000 +2.13% 10
UK excluding London -36 37 £37,250 -0.67% 6
London -32 35 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East of England -11 17 £75,000 +133.22% 1
South East -28 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
North of England - 7 £37,000 - 1
North West - 6 £36,000 -
South West -17 3 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 70 (97.22%) Linux
2 57 (79.17%) Docker
3 45 (62.50%) DevOps
4 44 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (43.06%) Ansible
6 29 (40.28%) Kubernetes
6 29 (40.28%) Python
7 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
8 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
9 19 (26.39%) Puppet
9 19 (26.39%) Public Cloud
10 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (25.00%) PHP
11 17 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (22.22%) OpenStack
12 16 (22.22%) DNS
12 16 (22.22%) Terraform
13 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
13 15 (20.83%) Google
14 14 (19.44%) Web Services
14 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
15 13 (18.06%) nginx
15 13 (18.06%) Machine Learning
15 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
15 13 (18.06%) MySQL
15 13 (18.06%) DHCP
16 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
16 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (15.28%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (15.28%) LEMP Stack

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 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 13 (18.06%) nginx
3 8 (11.11%) Apache
4 7 (9.72%) Apache Spark
5 6 (8.33%) CMS
6 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.78%) Drupal
9 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) GIMP
1 7 (9.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 44 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.28%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (11.11%) SaaS
6 7 (9.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (9.72%) IaaS
7 5 (6.94%) Route 53
8 4 (5.56%) Fastly
8 4 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.39%) Datadog
10 1 (1.39%) G Suite
10 1 (1.39%) NuGet
10 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) DNS
2 13 (18.06%) DHCP
3 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) HTTP
4 2 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (1.39%) ATM
5 1 (1.39%) BGP
5 1 (1.39%) IPsec
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) SMS
5 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) MySQL
2 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.50%) Redis
3 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.39%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 6 (8.33%) CircleCI
5 5 (6.94%) Maven
6 3 (4.17%) Ant
6 3 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.17%) GoCD
6 3 (4.17%) Gradle
6 3 (4.17%) Selenium
7 2 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.39%) MSTest
8 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.39%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
1 7 (9.72%) Marketing
2 5 (6.94%) Games
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Applications Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Digital Developer
4 7 (9.72%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) AWS Architect
6 5 (6.94%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) Web Services
2 11 (15.28%) LEMP Stack
3 10 (13.89%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) RESTful
5 8 (11.11%) CSS
6 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.72%) Laravel
6 7 (9.72%) Node.js
6 7 (9.72%) React
6 7 (9.72%) Symfony
6 7 (9.72%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 7 (9.72%) XML
7 5 (6.94%) TensorFlow
8 4 (5.56%) .NET
8 4 (5.56%) JMS
9 3 (4.17%) Kafka
10 2 (2.78%) Behat
10 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (2.78%) LAMP
10 2 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Public Cloud
2 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.94%) GPGPU
6 2 (2.78%) Fintech
6 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Derivative
7 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.39%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.39%) Replication
7 1 (1.39%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (97.22%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Unix
4 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.94%) Mac OS
5 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.94%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.17%) CentOS
8 2 (2.78%) Debian
8 2 (2.78%) Mesosphere
9 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) DevOps
2 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
3 13 (18.06%) Machine Learning
4 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.72%) API Integration
6 7 (9.72%) Mobile Development
7 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 6 (8.33%) Open Source
7 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.94%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (6.94%) Network Management
8 5 (6.94%) Parallel Processing
8 5 (6.94%) Statistics
8 5 (6.94%) Use Case
9 4 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Python
2 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 18 (25.00%) PHP
4 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.89%) Java
5 10 (13.89%) Ruby
6 7 (9.72%) PHP 7
7 6 (8.33%) C++
7 6 (8.33%) Go
8 4 (5.56%) Groovy
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.78%) Julia
9 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.78%) SQL
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.94%) CCNA
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) MiFID
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (79.17%) Docker
2 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) VirtualBox
3 5 (6.94%) Xen
4 4 (5.56%) etcd
4 4 (5.56%) KVM
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.78%) vCloud
7 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.39%) Gluster
7 1 (1.39%) iptables
7 1 (1.39%) NFS
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (43.06%) Ansible
2 29 (40.28%) Kubernetes
3 19 (26.39%) Puppet
4 17 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (22.22%) Terraform
6 8 (11.11%) Packer
7 7 (9.72%) Grafana
8 6 (8.33%) Graphite
8 6 (8.33%) Graylog
8 6 (8.33%) logstash
9 5 (6.94%) Kibana
10 2 (2.78%) Capistrano
10 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (2.78%) Prometheus
11 1 (1.39%) Fail2ban
11 1 (1.39%) Icinga
11 1 (1.39%) Juju
11 1 (1.39%) Nagios
11 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Google
2 8 (11.11%) VMware
3 7 (9.72%) Adobe
3 7 (9.72%) Splunk
4 3 (4.17%) Capita
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 3 (4.17%) Citrix
4 3 (4.17%) F5
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.78%) EMC
5 2 (2.78%) NetApp
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.39%) Lets Encrypt
6 1 (1.39%) WooCommerce