Period
to 23 May 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1068 1121 1066
Rank change year-on-year +53 -55 +172
Permanent jobs citing LXC 21 72 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.042% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.088% 0.30% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 74
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% - -12.96%
10th Percentile £55,000 £32,375 £28,374
90th Percentile £93,000 £97,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +61.07% -0.67% -46.43%

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 23,740 24,217 21,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 14.09% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,359 19,642 17,589
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

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 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +52 20 £60,000 - 5
UK excluding London +67 18 £60,000 +61.07% 4
South East +48 17 £60,000 +71.43% 2
London +37 2 £81,250 +25.00% 1
Midlands +34 1 £100,000 +185.71% 2
East Midlands +25 1 £100,000 +185.71%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) Hyper-V
2 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (80.95%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 10
3 16 (76.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (76.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 16 (76.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 8
3 16 (76.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (76.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (76.19%) PowerShell
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (76.19%) JSON
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (76.19%) SharePoint
3 16 (76.19%) C#
3 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) .NET
3 16 (76.19%) IIS
3 16 (76.19%) Visual Studio
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory

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 (76.19%) IIS
1 16 (76.19%) SharePoint
1 16 (76.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (76.19%) Azure Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) Datadog
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) SNA
3 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) Azure SQL Database
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (76.19%) Visual Studio
1 16 (76.19%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (33.33%) Chocolatey
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) GitLab
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) CloudOps Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
1 16 (76.19%) JSON
1 16 (76.19%) X-Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.76%) PHP-FPM
3 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows 10
2 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
2 16 (76.19%) Windows 8
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) SDLC
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (33.33%) Cloud Operations
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (4.76%) OWASP
7 1 (4.76%) Presales
7 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Threat Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
1 16 (76.19%) PowerShell
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Hyper-V
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) iptables
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Fail2ban
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Mesos
3 1 (4.76%) Nessus
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Lets Encrypt