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 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 904 937
Rank change year-on-year +102 +33  
Permanent jobs citing LXC 56 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.014% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 18
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% +26.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £31,500 £43,069
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £69,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,500 £46,782
% change year-on-year +19.04% -32.66%  

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 10775 12539 13036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.68% 12.58% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9109 10617 10763
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 May 2017.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 18 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 May 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 +111 55 £45,000 -30.76% 12
London +67 26 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South East - 16 £45,000 - 2
East of England - 12 £32,159 - 2
Essex - 8 £32,159 - 1
Crawley - 7 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 7 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex - 6 - -
Saffron Walden - 5 £32,159 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
South West 0 1 £60,000 -14.28%
Bristol -8 1 £60,000 -14.28%
City of London - 1 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 78 (77.23%) Linux
2 54 (53.47%) Docker
3 51 (50.50%) DevOps
4 50 (49.50%) Git (software)
5 47 (46.53%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (45.54%) Ansible
7 44 (43.56%) Python
8 43 (42.57%) Perl
9 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (37.62%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (36.63%) VMware
12 34 (33.66%) Elasticsearch
13 33 (32.67%) Jenkins
13 33 (32.67%) Puppet
13 33 (32.67%) MySQL
14 32 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (29.70%) Vagrant
15 30 (29.70%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (27.72%) Apache
17 27 (26.73%) Configuration Management
17 27 (26.73%) PHP
18 26 (25.74%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (25.74%) Test Automation
19 25 (24.75%) Unix
20 24 (23.76%) Retail
21 23 (22.77%) Degree
22 22 (21.78%) Computer Science
22 22 (21.78%) Computer Science Degree
23 20 (19.80%) JIRA
24 19 (18.81%) JavaScript

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 34 (33.66%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (27.72%) Apache
3 12 (11.88%) Apache Solr
4 11 (10.89%) IIS
5 10 (9.90%) Apache Spark
5 10 (9.90%) OpenStack
6 6 (5.94%) nginx
7 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.96%) CMS
8 4 (3.96%) Drupal
9 2 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.99%) Confluence
10 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 47 (46.53%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (25.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.86%) GitHub
4 13 (12.87%) DigitalOcean
4 13 (12.87%) Linode
5 11 (10.89%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (6.93%) IaaS
7 6 (5.94%) Amazon S3
7 6 (5.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (3.96%) Loggly
9 4 (3.96%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.98%) Heroku
11 2 (1.98%) PaaS
11 2 (1.98%) SaaS
12 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.83%) DNS
2 13 (12.87%) Internet
3 11 (10.89%) SAN
3 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.92%) HTTP
5 6 (5.94%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (5.94%) Firewall
5 6 (5.94%) SSL
6 5 (4.95%) DHCP
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (3.96%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.96%) NX-OS
8 3 (2.97%) BGP
8 3 (2.97%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.97%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.98%) InfiniBand
9 2 (1.98%) LDAP
9 2 (1.98%) VPN
10 1 (0.99%) POP3
10 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.67%) MySQL
2 16 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
3 15 (14.85%) Redis
4 11 (10.89%) CouchDB
4 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.96%) Informix
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.99%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 50 (49.50%) Git (software)
2 33 (32.67%) Jenkins
3 30 (29.70%) Vagrant
4 20 (19.80%) JIRA
5 18 (17.82%) Subversion
6 12 (11.88%) TeamCity
7 11 (10.89%) git-flow
7 11 (10.89%) Maven
7 11 (10.89%) Travis CI
8 10 (9.90%) Ant
9 8 (7.92%) Selenium
9 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.96%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.96%) Gradle
10 4 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.76%) Retail
2 9 (8.91%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Marketing
4 5 (4.95%) Law
5 4 (3.96%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (27.72%) Developer
3 16 (15.84%) Administrator
3 16 (15.84%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (12.87%) PHP Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (10.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.89%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Unix Administrator
8 7 (6.93%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (15.84%) Symfony
3 15 (14.85%) Node.js
4 14 (13.86%) Lucene
5 13 (12.87%) Express
6 12 (11.88%) LAMP
6 12 (11.88%) LEMP Stack
7 10 (9.90%) CPAN
7 10 (9.90%) DBIx::Class
7 10 (9.90%) Moose
8 8 (7.92%) React
9 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.95%) Catalyst
11 4 (3.96%) .NET
11 4 (3.96%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (3.96%) HTML
12 3 (2.97%) Chai
12 3 (2.97%) CSS
12 3 (2.97%) Sass
12 3 (2.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.92%) Device Driver
3 6 (5.94%) User Experience
4 5 (4.95%) Grid Computing
4 5 (4.95%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.99%) e-Health
7 1 (0.99%) Fintech
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (77.23%) Linux
2 25 (24.75%) Unix
3 13 (12.87%) CentOS
4 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (11.88%) Windows
5 10 (9.90%) Debian
5 10 (9.90%) VMS
6 9 (8.91%) CoreOS
6 9 (8.91%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.94%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) DevOps
2 39 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (37.62%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (26.73%) Configuration Management
5 26 (25.74%) Test Automation
6 15 (14.85%) OO
7 13 (12.87%) OO PHP
8 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.88%) SDLC
9 11 (10.89%) Bioinformatics
9 11 (10.89%) Informatics
10 10 (9.90%) Change Control
10 10 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.90%) Visualisation
10 10 (9.90%) Web Development
11 9 (8.91%) Build Automation
11 9 (8.91%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.56%) Python
2 43 (42.57%) Perl
3 27 (26.73%) PHP
4 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.83%) Bash Shell
6 16 (15.84%) Shell Script
7 13 (12.87%) PHP 5
8 12 (11.88%) Java
9 10 (9.90%) C++
9 10 (9.90%) PHP 7
10 8 (7.92%) Ruby
11 6 (5.94%) C
11 6 (5.94%) Go
12 4 (3.96%) AWK
12 4 (3.96%) C#
13 3 (2.97%) ES6
13 3 (2.97%) Groovy
14 2 (1.98%) GraphQL
14 2 (1.98%) SQL
15 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Degree
2 22 (21.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (9.90%) Postgraduate
4 6 (5.94%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) PhD
7 1 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.99%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) CISSP
7 1 (0.99%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) GCP
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (53.47%) Docker
2 32 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.82%) KVM
4 13 (12.87%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (10.89%) Varnish
6 8 (7.92%) iptables
7 7 (6.93%) vSphere
8 6 (5.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (4.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (3.96%) GPFS
10 4 (3.96%) NFS
11 3 (2.97%) Samba
11 3 (2.97%) vCloud
11 3 (2.97%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.98%) Xen
13 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.99%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (45.54%) Ansible
2 33 (32.67%) Puppet
3 30 (29.70%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (9.90%) Kubernetes
5 8 (7.92%) Graphite
5 8 (7.92%) SELinux
6 7 (6.93%) Mesos
6 7 (6.93%) Terraform
7 6 (5.94%) Icinga
7 6 (5.94%) Nagios
7 6 (5.94%) ZABBIX
8 5 (4.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (3.96%) Grafana
9 4 (3.96%) Kibana
10 3 (2.97%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.97%) rkt
11 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.99%) Graylog
11 1 (0.99%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) VMware
2 13 (12.87%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle
4 9 (8.91%) Rackspace
4 9 (8.91%) Splunk
5 6 (5.94%) New Relic
5 6 (5.94%) SaltStack
6 5 (4.95%) Brocade
6 5 (4.95%) CA
6 5 (4.95%) EMC
6 5 (4.95%) Infoblox
6 5 (4.95%) Riverbed
6 5 (4.95%) Veritas
6 5 (4.95%) Vyatta
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco
7 4 (3.96%) Cognizant
7 4 (3.96%) Google
7 4 (3.96%) SevOne
8 3 (2.97%) F5
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Soundmouse Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 10 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 18 days ago