The table below looks at the statistics for Linux+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux+ Certification over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 857 886 870
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 3 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% 0.047% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 4
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Linux+ Certification
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27720 29856 27735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.14% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22233 23610 22578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Linux+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Linux+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux+ Certification
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification across the England region.

Linux+ Certification Salary Trend in England

Linux+ Certification
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Linux+ Certification Salary Histogram in England

Linux+ Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 3 £67,500 +35.00%
Linux+ Certification
UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Linux+ Certification 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 Linux+ Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Apache
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) LPIC
3 8 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (50.00%) Puppet
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (50.00%) RHCSA
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) RHCE
4 6 (50.00%) SUSE
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (41.67%) CentOS
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (25.00%) Ansible

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Linux+ Certification 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 Linux+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) GIMP
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Derivative
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 6 (50.00%) SUSE
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) FreeBSD
5 3 (25.00%) Debian
5 3 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Security Hardening
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) LPIC
2 6 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 6 (50.00%) RHCE
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) CCSP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) SSCP
4 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Intel
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Zend