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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 933 947
Rank change year-on-year +125 +14  
Permanent jobs citing LXC 50 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 18
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +42.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £55,000 £38,564
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,159 £70,000 £38,564
% change year-on-year -54.05% +81.51%  

LXC is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10269 12728 13559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.05% 12.24% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8571 10737 11240
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

LXC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LXC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 14 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +134 50 £60,000 -11.11% 4
London +104 35 £60,000 -11.11% 1
East of England - 13 £32,159 - 2
Essex - 8 £32,159 - 2
City of London - 6 £48,750 -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £32,159 - 2
South East +50 2 £41,750 -22.32%
Hampshire +15 1 £42,500 -20.93%
West Sussex - 1 £41,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £42,500 -
Crawley - 1 £41,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 59 (72.84%) Linux
2 58 (71.60%) Docker
3 44 (54.32%) Git (software)
4 39 (48.15%) DevOps
5 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (43.21%) Python
7 34 (41.98%) Ansible
8 32 (39.51%) Puppet
8 32 (39.51%) MySQL
9 30 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (34.57%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (34.57%) Perl
11 27 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (32.10%) PHP
13 25 (30.86%) Apache
14 24 (29.63%) Retail
15 23 (28.40%) Jenkins
16 21 (25.93%) VMware
16 21 (25.93%) Configuration Management
17 20 (24.69%) JIRA
18 19 (23.46%) Unix
18 19 (23.46%) Degree
19 18 (22.22%) Computer Science
19 18 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
20 16 (19.75%) Redis
20 16 (19.75%) Vagrant
20 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (19.75%) SAN
20 16 (19.75%) Subversion

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 28 (34.57%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (30.86%) Apache
3 12 (14.81%) Apache Solr
4 10 (12.35%) IIS
5 8 (9.88%) OpenStack
6 7 (8.64%) Apache Spark
7 6 (7.41%) nginx
8 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (3.70%) CMS
10 3 (3.70%) Drupal
11 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (14.81%) DigitalOcean
3 12 (14.81%) Linode
4 11 (13.58%) GitHub
5 6 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.94%) Amazon S3
6 4 (4.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (4.94%) Heroku
6 4 (4.94%) Loggly
6 4 (4.94%) OpenShift
6 4 (4.94%) PaaS
6 4 (4.94%) SaaS
7 2 (2.47%) Bluemix
7 2 (2.47%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) SAN
2 12 (14.81%) DNS
3 11 (13.58%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (9.88%) Firewall
4 8 (9.88%) SSL
5 7 (8.64%) HTTP
5 7 (8.64%) InfiniBand
6 6 (7.41%) Internet
7 5 (6.17%) DHCP
7 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.70%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.70%) LDAP
8 3 (3.70%) VPN
9 2 (2.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) MySQL
2 16 (19.75%) Redis
3 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (14.81%) MongoDB
5 8 (9.88%) CouchDB
5 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
5 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.94%) Informix
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 44 (54.32%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.40%) Jenkins
3 20 (24.69%) JIRA
4 16 (19.75%) Subversion
4 16 (19.75%) Vagrant
5 11 (13.58%) git-flow
5 11 (13.58%) Travis CI
6 8 (9.88%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
8 5 (6.17%) Maven
8 5 (6.17%) Selenium
8 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (4.94%) Ant
9 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.94%) HP UFT
9 4 (4.94%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.94%) JMeter
9 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.94%) RSpec
9 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (29.63%) Retail
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (30.86%) Developer
3 12 (14.81%) PHP Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Administrator
4 11 (13.58%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (8.64%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (16.05%) Lucene
2 13 (16.05%) Symfony
3 12 (14.81%) LAMP
3 12 (14.81%) Node.js
4 11 (13.58%) LEMP Stack
5 10 (12.35%) Express
6 7 (8.64%) CPAN
6 7 (8.64%) DBIx::Class
6 7 (8.64%) Moose
7 5 (6.17%) .NET
7 5 (6.17%) Catalyst
8 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.94%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (4.94%) React
8 4 (4.94%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.70%) Chai
9 3 (3.70%) Sass
10 2 (2.47%) HTML
10 2 (2.47%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Life Science
2 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.47%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.23%) e-Health
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (72.84%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Unix
3 10 (12.35%) Windows
4 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
5 7 (8.64%) Solaris
5 7 (8.64%) VMS
6 5 (6.17%) Debian
7 4 (4.94%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) DevOps
2 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
5 13 (16.05%) OO
6 12 (14.81%) OO PHP
7 11 (13.58%) SDLC
7 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.35%) Change Control
9 8 (9.88%) Bioinformatics
9 8 (9.88%) Informatics
10 7 (8.64%) Visualisation
10 7 (8.64%) Web Development
11 6 (7.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 6 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (7.41%) Scrum
11 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.41%) Workflow
12 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) Python
2 28 (34.57%) Perl
3 26 (32.10%) PHP
4 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) Ruby
4 14 (17.28%) Shell Script
5 12 (14.81%) PHP 5
6 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.35%) C++
7 10 (12.35%) PHP 7
8 8 (9.88%) Java
9 6 (7.41%) C
10 4 (4.94%) AWK
11 3 (3.70%) ES6
11 3 (3.70%) Go
12 2 (2.47%) SQL
13 1 (1.23%) C#
13 1 (1.23%) Haskell
13 1 (1.23%) R
13 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.47%) PhD
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) GSEC
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 58 (71.60%) Docker
2 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.52%) KVM
4 12 (14.81%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (13.58%) Varnish
6 9 (11.11%) NFS
7 5 (6.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (4.94%) Xen
9 3 (3.70%) Samba
9 3 (3.70%) vCloud
9 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
10 2 (2.47%) iptables
11 1 (1.23%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (1.23%) Snort
11 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (41.98%) Ansible
2 32 (39.51%) Puppet
3 27 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.94%) CFEngine
5 4 (4.94%) Salt
6 2 (2.47%) Graphite
6 2 (2.47%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.23%) collectd
7 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.23%) Mesos
7 1 (1.23%) Nagios
7 1 (1.23%) Packer
7 1 (1.23%) SELinux
7 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) VMware
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle
4 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.64%) Rackspace
6 5 (6.17%) Brocade
6 5 (6.17%) CA
6 5 (6.17%) EMC
6 5 (6.17%) Infoblox
6 5 (6.17%) Riverbed
6 5 (6.17%) Veritas
6 5 (6.17%) Vyatta
7 4 (4.94%) Cognizant
7 4 (4.94%) Splunk
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) Percona
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.23%) Juniper
9 1 (1.23%) Pegasus
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