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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 843 870 865
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 23 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.083% 0.035% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 5
Average salary £36,250 £41,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.58% +32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £31,000
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
27613 28498 28253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.36% 27.13% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21883 22895 23133
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 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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 £37,550 - 2
London 0 6 £35,000 -14.63%
South East - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £28,000 -
North West - 1 £32,000 -
LPIC
UK

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
2 22 (53.66%) VMware
3 21 (51.22%) CCNA
3 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (41.46%) Windows
4 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
5 16 (39.02%) Ubuntu
6 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (34.15%) Apache
6 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
7 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (31.71%) IBM
8 12 (29.27%) HP
8 12 (29.27%) NetApp
8 12 (29.27%) Python
8 12 (29.27%) MCSE
8 12 (29.27%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) Change Management
10 10 (24.39%) CentOS
11 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (21.95%) Project Management
12 8 (19.51%) Retail
12 8 (19.51%) JNCIA
12 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
12 8 (19.51%) WAN
12 8 (19.51%) Intel

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (34.15%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
4 6 (14.63%) Zope
4 6 (14.63%) Plone
5 4 (9.76%) JBoss
6 3 (7.32%) Confluence
7 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.44%) CloudStack
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.44%) nginx
7 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) PaaS
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.51%) RIP
2 8 (19.51%) MPLS
2 8 (19.51%) OSPF
2 8 (19.51%) BGP
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 7 (17.07%) Junos
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) Broadband
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) HTTP
6 3 (7.32%) ISDN
6 3 (7.32%) PBX
6 3 (7.32%) VoIP
6 3 (7.32%) SMTP
6 3 (7.32%) FTP
6 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 2 (4.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (19.51%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 11 (26.83%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (24.39%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Administrator
5 8 (19.51%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (12.20%) Operations Manager
7 5 (12.20%) Network Manager
7 5 (12.20%) Network Operations Manager
7 5 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Network Operations Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Linux Support
10 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (4.88%) AIX Administrator
11 1 (2.44%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.32%) Wiki
3 2 (4.88%) LPAR
3 2 (4.88%) DTV
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) Ubuntu
4 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (24.39%) CentOS
6 7 (17.07%) UNIX
7 6 (14.63%) Debian
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (7.32%) AIX
9 3 (7.32%) SUSE
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (24.39%) Change Management
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.44%) Business Development
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
2 12 (29.27%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) CCNA
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (29.27%) MCSE
4 11 (26.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (19.51%) JNCIA
5 8 (19.51%) RHCE
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) RHCSA
7 4 (9.76%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (2.44%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Postfix
2 4 (9.76%) Xen
2 4 (9.76%) KVM
2 4 (9.76%) iptables
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) VirtualBox
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) Samba
5 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (14.63%) Puppet
3 4 (9.76%) Nagios
4 3 (7.32%) SCCM
5 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.88%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 13 (31.71%) IBM
3 12 (29.27%) HP
3 12 (29.27%) NetApp
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 8 (19.51%) Juniper
5 8 (19.51%) Intel
6 6 (14.63%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.32%) hybris
8 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.32%) AppDynamics
9 2 (4.88%) SAP
10 1 (2.44%) Sun
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) EMC
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