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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 888 921 893
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -28
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 8 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.025% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +112.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 -

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
30242 32451 31307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.45% 27.20% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23623 25965 25244
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 £27,000 £27,000
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% -

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 1 May 2015 within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 6 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 1 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
England +21 8 £50,000 -
London +28 6 £50,000 -
South East +6 2 - -
Reading -3 2 - -
Berkshire -4 2 - -
City of London - 2 £35,000 -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) LPIC
4 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) CentOS
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) SSCP
6 4 (26.67%) RHCE
6 4 (26.67%) Intel
6 4 (26.67%) Legal
6 4 (26.67%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (26.67%) SUSE
6 4 (26.67%) CISSP
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) CCSP

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (53.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Automake
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) Zend Framework
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
2 2 (13.33%) Internet of Things
2 2 (13.33%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.67%) CCTV
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) SUSE
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
7 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Pay per click
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (40.00%) LPIC
2 4 (26.67%) SSCP
2 4 (26.67%) RHCE
2 4 (26.67%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CCSP
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) RHCSA
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Intel
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Zend
4 1 (6.67%) Dell