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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LXC (LinuX Containers)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 838 634 299
Rank change year-on-year -204 -335 +65
Permanent jobs citing LXC 30 24 5
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.039% 0.059% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 5
10th Percentile - £56,125 -
25th Percentile £47,500 £56,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.58% +2.70%
75th Percentile £71,563 £65,938 £51,250
90th Percentile £95,375 £69,125 £67,750
UK median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -25.00%

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 WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14,700 7,851 1,724
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.05% 19.28% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7,886 6,176 1,538
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -4.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

LXC
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing LXC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

LXC trend for jobs with a WFH option

LXC
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing LXC.

LXC salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

LXC
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing LXC over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

LXC salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, LXC job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for LXC.

1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 15 (50.00%) nginx
3 15 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 14 (46.67%) Node.js
4 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
5 13 (43.33%) Kubernetes
6 12 (40.00%) DevOps
6 12 (40.00%) PHP
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) Agile
8 10 (33.33%) MySQL
8 10 (33.33%) Microservices
9 9 (30.00%) Docker
9 9 (30.00%) PlayStation
9 9 (30.00%) Terraform
9 9 (30.00%) LEMP Stack
9 9 (30.00%) gRPC
9 9 (30.00%) Proxmox
9 9 (30.00%) Full Stack Development
9 9 (30.00%) CSS
9 9 (30.00%) XML
9 9 (30.00%) OO
9 9 (30.00%) Apache
9 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 9 (30.00%) MVC
9 9 (30.00%) LAMP
9 9 (30.00%) Debian

LXC
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 15 (50.00%) nginx
2 9 (30.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pulsar
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.33%) AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Azure AKS
2 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (3.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (23.33%) InfluxDB
2 7 (23.33%) Redis
3 6 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (10.00%) CockroachDB
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) FoundationDB
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) GitLab
3 1 (3.33%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.33%) Codeship
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (23.33%) Public Sector
2 5 (16.67%) Games
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Social Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
1 9 (30.00%) Linux Developer
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL Developer
1 9 (30.00%) PHP Developer
1 9 (30.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Site Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Node.js
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
2 9 (30.00%) gRPC
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) JSON
2 9 (30.00%) LAMP
2 9 (30.00%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (30.00%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) libvirt
4 6 (20.00%) OpenTelemetry
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (16.67%) GraphQL
5 5 (16.67%) React
6 4 (13.33%) React Native
7 2 (6.67%) Kafka
8 1 (3.33%) NSQ
8 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) PlayStation
2 7 (23.33%) Algorithms
2 7 (23.33%) Blockchain
2 7 (23.33%) Cardano
2 7 (23.33%) Legacy Code
3 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (16.67%) User Experience
4 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Debian
5 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
3 12 (40.00%) DevOps
4 11 (36.67%) Agile
5 10 (33.33%) Microservices
6 9 (30.00%) Full Stack Development
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (30.00%) OO
6 9 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (26.67%) Clean Code
8 7 (23.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (23.33%) Application Security
8 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (23.33%) Cryptocurrency
8 7 (23.33%) Cryptography
8 7 (23.33%) Product Management
8 7 (23.33%) Prototyping
8 7 (23.33%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (23.33%) Use Case
8 7 (23.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 5 (16.67%) Go
5 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Bash
7 1 (3.33%) Kotlin
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (30.00%) Proxmox
2 9 (30.00%) Terraform
3 7 (23.33%) Anchore
3 7 (23.33%) Cilium
3 7 (23.33%) Prometheus
3 7 (23.33%) Sysdig
4 6 (20.00%) Fluentd
4 6 (20.00%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
6 1 (3.33%) Consul
6 1 (3.33%) Grafana
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Progress
3 2 (6.67%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.33%) Google