The table below looks at the statistics for LPIC in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LPIC over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 847 855 876
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 31 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.026% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 2
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £47,500 £42,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 - £43,250
LPIC
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
28927 26895 31198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.12% 26.61% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23036 22153 26248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LPIC Jobs Demand Trend in England

LPIC
Salary Trend in England

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

LPIC Salary Trend in England

LPIC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LPIC across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

LPIC Salary Histogram in England

LPIC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 +3 21 £70,000 +47.36%
North West - 3 £45,000 - 1
South East - 3 £28,000 -
East of England - 3 £27,000 -
South West - 1 - -
LPIC
UK

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 30 (76.92%) VMware
2 25 (64.10%) Linux
3 23 (58.97%) SAN
4 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (46.15%) Clustering
5 18 (46.15%) Apache
5 18 (46.15%) Tomcat
5 18 (46.15%) MySQL
6 17 (43.59%) Perl
6 17 (43.59%) ITIL
6 17 (43.59%) LDAP
6 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
6 17 (43.59%) RHCE
6 17 (43.59%) Ubuntu
7 16 (41.03%) Xen
7 16 (41.03%) Degree
7 16 (41.03%) WebSphere
7 16 (41.03%) Postfix
7 16 (41.03%) Sendmail
7 16 (41.03%) Hadoop
7 16 (41.03%) Bash Shell
7 16 (41.03%) Puppet
7 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
7 16 (41.03%) CloudStack
7 16 (41.03%) KVM
7 16 (41.03%) Ruby
7 16 (41.03%) Linux+ Certification
7 16 (41.03%) LAMP
7 16 (41.03%) SUSE

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 18 (46.15%) Apache
1 18 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 16 (41.03%) WebSphere
2 16 (41.03%) CloudStack
2 16 (41.03%) WebLogic
2 16 (41.03%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) SAN
2 17 (43.59%) LDAP
2 17 (43.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.56%) OSPF
4 1 (2.56%) BGP
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) SMTP
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) RIP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) MySQL
2 16 (41.03%) Hadoop
2 16 (41.03%) MongoDB
General
1 14 (35.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Administrator
2 18 (46.15%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (35.90%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (35.90%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) AIX Technician
5 2 (5.13%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) LPAR
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (43.59%) Ubuntu
4 16 (41.03%) SUSE
4 16 (41.03%) Solaris
5 7 (17.95%) UNIX
6 6 (15.38%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows
7 1 (2.56%) HPUX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Perl
2 16 (41.03%) Bash Shell
2 16 (41.03%) Ruby
2 16 (41.03%) PHP
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) RHCE
2 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) Linux+ Certification
3 15 (38.46%) CCNA
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) RHCA
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCENT
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (41.03%) Xen
2 16 (41.03%) Postfix
2 16 (41.03%) Sendmail
2 16 (41.03%) KVM
2 16 (41.03%) NFS
3 6 (15.38%) PowerHA
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Squid
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) HP
2 13 (33.33%) IBM
3 12 (30.77%) NetApp
4 10 (25.64%) Intel
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco
7 2 (5.13%) EMC
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) F5
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