Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 997 672 1065
Rank change year-on-year -325 +393 +50
Permanent jobs citing LXC 31 17 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.035% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 31
10th Percentile £52,500 " £31,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -21.43% +29.63%
75th Percentile £78,750 £84,375 £87,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £86,250 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £68,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% -30.91% +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 22,123 9,076 24,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.12% 18.57% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15,293 7,735 20,237
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 10 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 25 September 2021. 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 -284 31 £62,500 +13.64% 13
London -214 22 £62,500 -24.24% 7
UK excluding London -236 9 £45,000 -5.26% 6
South East -158 7 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Work from Home - 6 £60,000 - 2
North of England -112 3 £45,000 +5.88%
North West -101 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West -92 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) DevOps
3 18 (58.06%) AWS
4 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 17 (54.84%) Terraform
5 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
6 14 (45.16%) Docker
7 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
8 12 (38.71%) MSBuild
8 12 (38.71%) Python
8 12 (38.71%) Ansible
9 11 (35.48%) Azure
10 10 (32.26%) Splunk
10 10 (32.26%) C#
11 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (29.03%) Prometheus
11 9 (29.03%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (29.03%) Grafana
11 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
11 9 (29.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
12 8 (25.81%) Degree
12 8 (25.81%) JIRA
12 8 (25.81%) Open Source
12 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
12 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
12 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
12 8 (25.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.81%) Architectural Design

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 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Traffic Server
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) AWS
2 11 (35.48%) Azure
3 4 (12.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (12.90%) NuGet
3 4 (12.90%) Pulumi
4 3 (9.68%) IaaS
4 3 (9.68%) PaaS
4 3 (9.68%) SaaS
5 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) DMZ
2 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) ClickHouse
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 12 (38.71%) MSBuild
3 8 (25.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (25.81%) JIRA
4 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
4 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (12.90%) Subversion
5 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.45%) MSTest
8 1 (3.23%) Burp Suite
8 1 (3.23%) Spinnaker
General
1 4 (12.90%) Billing
1 4 (12.90%) Documentation Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Lead Cloud Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Site Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (16.13%) React
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (9.68%) GraphQL
4 3 (9.68%) Node.js
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 2 (6.45%) OAuth
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) SAML
6 1 (3.23%) cloud-init
6 1 (3.23%) libvirt
6 1 (3.23%) React Native
6 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
1 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
1 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) FreeBSD
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
2 9 (29.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
3 8 (25.81%) Architectural Design
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.81%) Cost Optimisation
3 8 (25.81%) GitOps
3 8 (25.81%) Open Source
3 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (19.35%) Decision-Making
5 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Python
2 10 (32.26%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
4 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (19.35%) Perl
5 6 (19.35%) Ruby
6 5 (16.13%) Go
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
9 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) GPEN
3 1 (3.23%) GWAPT
3 1 (3.23%) OSCP
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) NIST
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
4 2 (6.45%) Squid
4 2 (6.45%) SRDF
4 2 (6.45%) Varnish
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) iptables
5 1 (3.23%) KVM
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) Terraform
2 16 (51.61%) Kubernetes
3 12 (38.71%) Ansible
4 9 (29.03%) Grafana
4 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (29.03%) Prometheus
5 6 (19.35%) Puppet
6 4 (12.90%) Rundeck
7 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
7 2 (6.45%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (3.23%) Mesos
8 1 (3.23%) Nagios
8 1 (3.23%) Nmap
8 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Splunk
2 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
2 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) TOWER Software
6 2 (6.45%) Cadence
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Okta
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Zerto
7 1 (3.23%) Google