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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 839 894 860
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -34
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 21 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.077% 0.046% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 3
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - -
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
27374 30174 28024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.18% 27.32% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21687 24410 22811
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
East of England - 10 £37,500 -
London +26 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
South East - 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
LPIC
UK

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
3 18 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (44.44%) UNIX
4 16 (44.44%) Apache
5 15 (41.67%) VMware
6 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (38.89%) Python
6 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
7 12 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (33.33%) CentOS
8 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
8 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu
9 10 (27.78%) AIX
9 10 (27.78%) RHCE
9 10 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (25.00%) SAN
10 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (22.22%) Change Management
11 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
11 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.22%) PowerHA
11 8 (22.22%) LPAR
12 7 (19.44%) Puppet
12 7 (19.44%) CCNA
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (19.44%) Debian
13 6 (16.67%) Zope

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 16 (44.44%) Apache
2 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
3 6 (16.67%) Zope
3 6 (16.67%) Plone
4 3 (8.33%) Confluence
4 3 (8.33%) JBoss
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) PaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) LDAP
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 4 (11.11%) HTTP
6 3 (8.33%) SMTP
6 3 (8.33%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) FTP
6 3 (8.33%) ISDN
6 3 (8.33%) PBX
6 3 (8.33%) VoIP
6 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) OSPF
8 1 (2.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Administrator
2 13 (36.11%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (30.56%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (13.89%) AIX Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Support
7 4 (11.11%) Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.78%) Support Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) LPAR
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.33%) Wiki
5 2 (5.56%) DTV
6 1 (2.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) UNIX
4 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (33.33%) CentOS
6 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu
7 10 (27.78%) AIX
8 7 (19.44%) Debian
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.11%) SUSE
11 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
12 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Coaching
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Development
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) Security Hardening
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
2 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
2 14 (38.89%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Fortran
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) RHCE
2 7 (19.44%) CCNA
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.67%) Linux+ Certification
3 6 (16.67%) RHCSA
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) PowerHA
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.33%) Xen
3 3 (8.33%) Postfix
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 3 (8.33%) KVM
3 3 (8.33%) iptables
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Nagios
4 3 (8.33%) SCCM
4 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) hybris
6 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.33%) AppDynamics
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (5.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) Sun
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Intel