Period
to 21 July 2017

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

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1069 1242 1234
Rank change year-on-year +173 -8 +52
Permanent jobs citing LXC 123 39 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.019% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 98 32 43
UK median annual salary £57,500 £66,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.21% +20.45% +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £39,351
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £52,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -17.62% -22.22% +68.75%

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 22474 25209 26591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.60% 12.44% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18935 21376 21921
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 +162 122 £57,500 -13.21% 10
London +120 81 £58,750 -12.96% 9
UK excluding London +111 42 £43,250 -17.62% 1
South East +103 20 £45,000 -14.29%
East of England +35 20 £32,159 -35.68% 1
South West +5 1 £60,000 -14.29%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 111 (90.24%) Linux
2 65 (52.85%) DevOps
3 64 (52.03%) Ansible
3 64 (52.03%) Docker
4 53 (43.09%) Python
4 53 (43.09%) Amazon AWS
5 48 (39.02%) Perl
6 45 (36.59%) Git (software)
6 45 (36.59%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (34.96%) VMware
8 39 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (26.83%) Jenkins
9 33 (26.83%) Kubernetes
10 31 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (25.20%) MySQL
11 30 (24.39%) Vagrant
12 29 (23.58%) Configuration Management
13 28 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (22.76%) Bash Shell
13 28 (22.76%) Puppet
13 28 (22.76%) Terraform
14 27 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
15 22 (17.89%) Degree
15 22 (17.89%) Computer Science
16 21 (17.07%) CentOS
16 21 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
16 21 (17.07%) HTTP
16 21 (17.07%) DNS

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 45 (36.59%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (13.01%) Apache
3 11 (8.94%) nginx
4 10 (8.13%) Apache Spark
5 9 (7.32%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.25%) CMS
7 4 (3.25%) Drupal
8 2 (1.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 53 (43.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.26%) GitHub
3 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (9.76%) DigitalOcean
4 12 (9.76%) Linode
5 10 (8.13%) IaaS
6 6 (4.88%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (3.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (3.25%) Loggly
8 4 (3.25%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.63%) SaaS
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.81%) G Suite
10 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) DNS
1 21 (17.07%) HTTP
2 14 (11.38%) Internet
3 10 (8.13%) SSH
3 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.32%) Kerberos
4 9 (7.32%) SSL
5 8 (6.50%) DHCP
5 8 (6.50%) HTTPS
5 8 (6.50%) SAN
6 7 (5.69%) BGP
7 6 (4.88%) Firewall
8 5 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (4.07%) OpenVPN
8 5 (4.07%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.25%) NX-OS
10 3 (2.44%) SMS
11 2 (1.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) MySQL
2 19 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.13%) CouchDB
5 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.07%) InfluxDB
6 5 (4.07%) SQLite
7 4 (3.25%) Informix
7 4 (3.25%) Redis
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 45 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 33 (26.83%) Jenkins
3 30 (24.39%) Vagrant
4 19 (15.45%) JIRA
5 18 (14.63%) Subversion
6 17 (13.82%) TeamCity
7 11 (8.94%) Maven
8 10 (8.13%) Ant
8 10 (8.13%) git-flow
9 8 (6.50%) Selenium
9 8 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.07%) Gerrit
11 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.25%) Bitbucket
11 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
11 4 (3.25%) HP UFT
11 4 (3.25%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.25%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (13.01%) Games
2 11 (8.94%) Finance
3 10 (8.13%) Retail
4 7 (5.69%) Marketing
5 5 (4.07%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (39.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (26.02%) Linux Engineer
3 27 (21.95%) Developer
4 21 (17.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 19 (15.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 17 (13.82%) Administrator
6 17 (13.82%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 17 (13.82%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (13.01%) Operations Engineer
8 14 (11.38%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (11.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (10.57%) PHP Developer
10 12 (9.76%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Software Developer
12 8 (6.50%) AWS DevOps
12 8 (6.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 6 (4.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 6 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (13.01%) Node.js
3 15 (12.20%) Symfony
4 13 (10.57%) Express
4 13 (10.57%) Lucene
5 10 (8.13%) CPAN
5 10 (8.13%) DBIx::Class
5 10 (8.13%) Moose
6 9 (7.32%) LAMP
6 9 (7.32%) React
7 7 (5.69%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.07%) Catalyst
8 5 (4.07%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (4.07%) Kafka
8 5 (4.07%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (4.07%) Web Services
8 5 (4.07%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (3.25%) .NET
10 3 (2.44%) CSS
10 3 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.32%) Device Driver
3 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.88%) User Experience
4 5 (4.07%) Clustering
4 5 (4.07%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.25%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (90.24%) Linux
2 21 (17.07%) CentOS
3 19 (15.45%) Unix
4 16 (13.01%) Ubuntu
5 14 (11.38%) Debian
5 14 (11.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (10.57%) CoreOS
6 13 (10.57%) Windows
7 10 (8.13%) VMS
8 4 (3.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.85%) DevOps
2 31 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (23.58%) Configuration Management
4 28 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (21.95%) Test Automation
6 14 (11.38%) OO
7 13 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (9.76%) OO PHP
9 11 (8.94%) Web Development
10 10 (8.13%) Bioinformatics
10 10 (8.13%) Build Automation
10 10 (8.13%) Informatics
10 10 (8.13%) Load Balancing
10 10 (8.13%) SDLC
10 10 (8.13%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.13%) Visualisation
11 7 (5.69%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (5.69%) Dashboard Development
11 7 (5.69%) Front End Development
12 6 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) Python
2 48 (39.02%) Perl
3 28 (22.76%) Bash Shell
4 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.82%) PHP
6 15 (12.20%) Java
7 14 (11.38%) Shell Script
8 12 (9.76%) PHP 5
9 11 (8.94%) C++
9 11 (8.94%) Ruby
10 9 (7.32%) Go
11 8 (6.50%) Groovy
12 7 (5.69%) C
13 6 (4.88%) SQL
14 5 (4.07%) C#
15 4 (3.25%) AWK
16 3 (2.44%) ES6
17 2 (1.63%) GraphQL
18 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (17.89%) Degree
2 21 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.13%) Postgraduate
4 6 (4.88%) Master's Degree
5 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.25%) CCNA
6 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) GCP
3 1 (0.81%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (52.03%) Docker
2 39 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.45%) KVM
4 12 (9.76%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (8.94%) vSphere
6 9 (7.32%) iptables
7 6 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (4.07%) GPFS
8 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
9 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
9 4 (3.25%) NFS
9 4 (3.25%) Samba
9 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.25%) VirtualBox
10 3 (2.44%) vCloud
10 3 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.63%) Xen
12 1 (0.81%) Firmware
12 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (52.03%) Ansible
2 33 (26.83%) Kubernetes
3 28 (22.76%) Puppet
3 28 (22.76%) Terraform
4 27 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (13.01%) Grafana
6 13 (10.57%) Nagios
7 12 (9.76%) rkt
8 11 (8.94%) Graphite
8 11 (8.94%) Kibana
9 10 (8.13%) ZABBIX
10 9 (7.32%) SELinux
11 7 (5.69%) Prometheus
12 6 (4.88%) Icinga
12 6 (4.88%) Mesos
13 5 (4.07%) CFEngine
13 5 (4.07%) Cobbler
13 5 (4.07%) collectd
13 5 (4.07%) yum
14 4 (3.25%) Munin
Vendors
1 43 (34.96%) VMware
2 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.76%) Splunk
4 9 (7.32%) Rackspace
5 7 (5.69%) F5
5 7 (5.69%) Oracle
6 6 (4.88%) New Relic
6 6 (4.88%) SaltStack
7 5 (4.07%) Brocade
7 5 (4.07%) CA
7 5 (4.07%) Dell
7 5 (4.07%) Google
7 5 (4.07%) HP
7 5 (4.07%) Riverbed
7 5 (4.07%) Solace
7 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.07%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.07%) Vyatta
8 4 (3.25%) Cisco
8 4 (3.25%) Cognizant
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