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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 912 929 924
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 23 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.027% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 13
Average salary £75,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+130.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -27.77%

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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Salary Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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 +35 23 £75,000 +130.76% 1
London - 10 £75,000 - 1
South West - 9 £75,000 -
Cheltenham - 9 £75,000 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £75,000 -
East of England +2 4 £65,000 +225.00%
Suffolk - 4 £65,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £65,000 -
City of London - 1 £32,500 -
Westminster - 1 £32,500 -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 93 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (98.92%) Ethical Hacking
2 92 (98.92%) Penetration Testing
3 91 (97.85%) TCP/IP
4 90 (96.77%) CCNA
4 90 (96.77%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (96.77%) Firewall
5 89 (95.70%) GIAC
5 89 (95.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 89 (95.70%) CISSP
5 89 (95.70%) MCSE
5 89 (95.70%) C
5 89 (95.70%) C++
5 89 (95.70%) Java
5 89 (95.70%) Android
5 89 (95.70%) Reverse Engineering
5 89 (95.70%) Hadoop
5 89 (95.70%) Big Data
5 89 (95.70%) Apache Pig
5 89 (95.70%) Apache Hive
5 89 (95.70%) Apple iOS
5 89 (95.70%) Mobile Development
5 89 (95.70%) SANS
6 88 (94.62%) Multithreading
6 88 (94.62%) Java EE
7 87 (93.55%) Cybersecurity
7 87 (93.55%) SSCP
8 86 (92.47%) Software Engineering
9 85 (91.40%) Objective-C
9 85 (91.40%) C#

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 89 (95.70%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (97.85%) TCP/IP
2 90 (96.77%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) LAN
3 3 (3.23%) Network Security
3 3 (3.23%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.23%) VPN
3 3 (3.23%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (95.70%) Apache Hive
1 89 (95.70%) Big Data
1 89 (95.70%) Hadoop
General
1 83 (89.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (70.97%) Software Engineer
2 39 (41.94%) Principal Engineer
3 38 (40.86%) Principal Software Engineer
4 18 (19.35%) Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Consultant
5 10 (10.75%) Lead Software Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Software Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Software Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (94.62%) Java EE
2 85 (91.40%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (87.10%) Cybercrime
2 1 (1.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (95.70%) Android
2 89 (95.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.30%) Ubuntu
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) Debian
4 1 (1.08%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.08%) SUSE
4 1 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (98.92%) Ethical Hacking
1 92 (98.92%) Penetration Testing
2 89 (95.70%) Mobile Development
2 89 (95.70%) Reverse Engineering
3 88 (94.62%) Multithreading
4 87 (93.55%) Cybersecurity
5 86 (92.47%) Software Engineering
6 53 (56.99%) Coaching
7 37 (39.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.30%) ITIL
8 4 (4.30%) Security Testing
9 3 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.15%) Android Development
10 2 (2.15%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 89 (95.70%) C
1 89 (95.70%) C++
1 89 (95.70%) Java
2 85 (91.40%) C#
2 85 (91.40%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.23%) PHP
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (96.77%) CCNA
1 90 (96.77%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (95.70%) CISSP
2 89 (95.70%) GIAC
2 89 (95.70%) MCSE
2 89 (95.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (95.70%) SANS
3 87 (93.55%) SSCP
4 48 (51.61%) Security Cleared
5 43 (46.24%) Network+ Certification
6 25 (26.88%) DV Cleared
7 7 (7.53%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (7.53%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (4.30%) RHCE
9 3 (3.23%) CCNP
9 3 (3.23%) CCSA
9 3 (3.23%) CCSE
9 3 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.08%) LPIC
10 1 (1.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Ansible
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
1 3 (3.23%) Cisco
1 3 (3.23%) VMware
2 2 (2.15%) Forcepoint
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