The table below looks at the statistics for LPIC in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LPIC over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 300 339 325
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.024% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £59,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.67% +162.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - -
LPIC
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2526 3062 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.17% 24.24% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2592 2389
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LPIC across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

LPIC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LPIC
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LPIC across the City of London region.

LPIC Salary Trend in the City of London

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LPIC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LPIC.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LPIC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LPIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Development
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware