Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 967 1064 1126
Rank change year-on-year +97 +62 -11
Permanent jobs citing LXC 38 46 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.030% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 71
UK median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,625 £71,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -34.78% +43.75% -23.81%

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 20,887 23,681 23,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.99% 15.68% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17,038 19,376 19,538
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 7 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 28 February 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 +96 35 £70,000 +21.74% 10
London +96 24 £72,500 +7.41% 4
UK excluding London +66 12 £37,500 -34.78% 6
South East +33 9 £37,500 -34.78% 3
East of England +52 1 £70,000 +75.00% 1
South West - 1 £80,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) Docker
3 23 (60.53%) Kubernetes
3 23 (60.53%) Configuration Management
4 17 (44.74%) Unix
5 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 14 (36.84%) Perl
6 14 (36.84%) DevOps
6 14 (36.84%) OpenShift
7 13 (34.21%) OO
8 12 (31.58%) AWS
9 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.68%) Puppet
11 8 (21.05%) Ansible
11 8 (21.05%) Node.js
11 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 8 (21.05%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (21.05%) C#
11 8 (21.05%) MySQL
11 8 (21.05%) .NET
11 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) Azure
12 7 (18.42%) Python
12 7 (18.42%) Java
13 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
13 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (15.79%) PHP

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 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) OpenShift
2 12 (31.58%) AWS
3 8 (21.05%) Azure
4 5 (13.16%) PaaS
5 4 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (7.89%) Datadog
6 3 (7.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (5.26%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (5.26%) NuGet
7 2 (5.26%) Serverless
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.63%) G Suite
8 1 (2.63%) IaaS
8 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.63%) SNMP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) MariaDB
4 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (5.26%) DB2
5 2 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Redis
6 1 (2.63%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (7.89%) Chocolatey
5 3 (7.89%) GitLab
5 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
5 3 (7.89%) NUnit
5 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.26%) MSTest
6 2 (5.26%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.63%) Ant
7 1 (2.63%) Burp Suite
7 1 (2.63%) Maven
7 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Perl Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Linux Developer
4 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) CloudOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Games Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
1 8 (21.05%) Node.js
2 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) React
4 3 (7.89%) X-Windows
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) Django
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.63%) React Native
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (2.63%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Unix
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.63%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Configuration Management
2 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 14 (36.84%) DevOps
4 13 (34.21%) OO
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) Cloud Operations
9 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Automation
9 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Perl
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.79%) PHP
5 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.16%) Go
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) C
7 4 (10.53%) Lua
7 4 (10.53%) Ruby
8 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.26%) RPG
9 2 (5.26%) Scala
10 1 (2.63%) Groovy
10 1 (2.63%) Korn
10 1 (2.63%) Rust
10 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.26%) PMP
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Docker
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) KVM
5 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (60.53%) Kubernetes
2 9 (23.68%) Puppet
3 8 (21.05%) Ansible
4 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.89%) Grafana
6 2 (5.26%) Rundeck
7 1 (2.63%) FreeIPA
7 1 (2.63%) Nagios
7 1 (2.63%) Salt
7 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce