Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 670 1031 1101
Rank change year-on-year +361 +70 +16
Permanent jobs citing LXC 18 33 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.024% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 69
Median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +21.74% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £67,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year -27.78% +25.00% +13.68%

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 9,040 23,559 24,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.46% 17.22% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,676 19,394 20,104
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%

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 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for LXC in the UK

LXC
Top 9 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 22 October 2020. 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 +366 18 £55,000 -21.43% 1
UK excluding London +319 10 £48,750 -27.78% 1
London +252 8 £82,500 -10.81%
South East +209 4 £47,500 -29.63%
South West +119 3 £55,000 -6.38%
Midlands +129 2 £72,500 +26.09%
West Midlands +101 2 £72,500 +26.09%
North of England +174 1 £42,500 -22.73% 1
North West +127 1 £42,500 -22.73% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) AWS
3 11 (61.11%) Docker
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) DevOps
5 9 (50.00%) Ansible
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (44.44%) Python
6 8 (44.44%) CentOS
7 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 7 (38.89%) C
7 7 (38.89%) Open Source
8 6 (33.33%) Node.js
8 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Azure
9 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 5 (27.78%) JIRA
9 5 (27.78%) Banking
9 5 (27.78%) High Availability
9 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
9 5 (27.78%) Fintech
9 5 (27.78%) Terraform
10 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (22.22%) Confluence

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 (22.22%) Confluence
1 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (5.56%) G Suite
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) HSRP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.56%) Multicast
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
4 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) InfluxDB
5 1 (5.56%) KDB
5 1 (5.56%) Kdb+
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) GitLab
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (5.56%) Redmine
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Python Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Python Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Node.js
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Flex
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) React
4 2 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) OAuth
5 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Cyberattack
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (44.44%) CentOS
4 4 (22.22%) Debian
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) FreeBSD
5 1 (5.56%) Kali Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) VyOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (27.78%) Fintech
5 5 (27.78%) High Availability
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Privacy
6 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) C
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) Rust
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
8 1 (5.56%) C-shell
8 1 (5.56%) Go
8 1 (5.56%) Groovy
8 1 (5.56%) Korn
8 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
1 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Ceph
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) BIND 9
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Ansible
2 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 5 (27.78%) Terraform
4 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (16.67%) Prometheus
5 3 (16.67%) Puppet
6 2 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (11.11%) Grafana
6 2 (11.11%) Nagios
6 2 (11.11%) Proxmox
7 1 (5.56%) FreeIPA
7 1 (5.56%) Graylog
7 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
7 1 (5.56%) Icinga
7 1 (5.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) New Relic
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Centreon
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Fidessa
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Okta
4 1 (5.56%) Patsystems
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Synology
4 1 (5.56%) Trayport