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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 867 909 876
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -33
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 6 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.031% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £55,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%

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
28900 32278 30185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.30% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22727 25844 24351
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 3 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 29 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
London +53 6 £50,000 -
England +42 6 £50,000 -
City of London - 2 £35,000 -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) LPIC
3 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) RHCSA
5 4 (28.57%) Sourcefire
5 4 (28.57%) Intel
5 4 (28.57%) CISSP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) IBM

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Automake
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
1 2 (14.29%) Zend Framework
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
2 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 2 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) SUSE
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (7.14%) Debian
7 1 (7.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
4 2 (14.29%) SEO
4 2 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Business Development
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (42.86%) LPIC
2 4 (28.57%) RHCSA
2 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) CCSP
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) SSCP
2 4 (28.57%) RHCE
2 4 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Sourcefire
1 4 (28.57%) Intel
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Zend