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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 610 635 603
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -32
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 2 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.094% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £28,000 -
% change year-on-year
+49.82% -
LPIC
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10887 11683 11243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.12% 24.85% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9004 9308 9193
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,231 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LPIC Jobs Demand Trend in London

LPIC
Salary Trend in London

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

LPIC Salary Trend in London

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
1 8 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) RHCSA
2 6 (75.00%) SUSE
2 6 (75.00%) RHCE
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Derivative
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) FreeBSD
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (37.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Administrator
1 8 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (75.00%) SUSE
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) FreeBSD
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 6 (75.00%) RHCE
2 6 (75.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) VMware