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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 873 857 861
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 6 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.053% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 16
Average salary £26,250 £45,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £40,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29229 28213 31171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.74% 27.19% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23406 22147 26126
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Linux+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Salary Trend

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

Linux+ Certification Salary Trend in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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
England -8 6 £26,250 -41.66% 2
South East - 4 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -12 1 £20,000 -55.55%
East of England -15 1 £20,000 -55.55%
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 - 2
Worcester - 1 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £20,000 -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) Ruby
2 11 (68.75%) Bash Shell
3 10 (62.50%) LAMP
3 10 (62.50%) Apache
3 10 (62.50%) PHP
3 10 (62.50%) MySQL
4 9 (56.25%) Perl
4 9 (56.25%) JBoss
4 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
4 9 (56.25%) Python
4 9 (56.25%) LDAP
4 9 (56.25%) Solaris
4 9 (56.25%) NFS
4 9 (56.25%) SUSE
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) Clustering
4 9 (56.25%) LPIC
4 9 (56.25%) Ubuntu
4 9 (56.25%) Postfix
4 9 (56.25%) Sendmail
4 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
4 9 (56.25%) Puppet
4 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
4 9 (56.25%) CloudStack
4 9 (56.25%) WebSphere

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (62.50%) Apache
2 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 9 (56.25%) JBoss
2 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 9 (56.25%) CloudStack
3 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) GIMP
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 9 (56.25%) LDAP
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
2 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
2 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Automake
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
1 9 (56.25%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) LAMP
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) CCTV
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 2 (12.50%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) SUSE
2 9 (56.25%) Ubuntu
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Online Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
3 1 (6.25%) SEO
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Ruby
1 11 (68.75%) Bash Shell
2 10 (62.50%) PHP
3 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) RHCE
1 9 (56.25%) LPIC
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
1 9 (56.25%) RHCSA
2 2 (12.50%) SSCP
2 2 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) MCSA
2 2 (12.50%) CCSP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) NFS
1 9 (56.25%) Xen
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (56.25%) Postfix
1 9 (56.25%) Sendmail
1 9 (56.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Opsview
2 2 (12.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) Zend
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