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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
UK
Rank 840 914 952
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +38
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 6 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.067% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 2
Median salary £42,500 £75,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +130.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £75,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +130.76%

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
20790 28556 29424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.77% 27.94% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16419 22853 23437
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Linux+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 6 £42,500 -43.33%
London +73 3 £38,500 -48.66%
South West +7 3 £45,000 -40.00%
Gloucestershire -7 3 £45,000 -40.00%
City of London - 3 £38,500 -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Linux+ Certification.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
1 43 (100.00%) CCNA
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (95.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (90.70%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (88.37%) SANS
4 38 (88.37%) SSCP
4 38 (88.37%) CISSP
4 38 (88.37%) Network+ Certification
4 38 (88.37%) GIAC
4 38 (88.37%) MCSE
4 38 (88.37%) C
4 38 (88.37%) Security Cleared
5 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
6 31 (72.09%) DV Cleared
6 31 (72.09%) TCP/IP
6 31 (72.09%) Security+ Certification
6 31 (72.09%) Firewall
6 31 (72.09%) CompTIA Security+
7 30 (69.77%) Reverse Engineering
7 30 (69.77%) Ethical Hacking
7 30 (69.77%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (48.84%) Java EE
8 21 (48.84%) Multithreading
8 21 (48.84%) Objective-C
8 21 (48.84%) C#
8 21 (48.84%) C++
8 21 (48.84%) Java
8 21 (48.84%) STL
9 19 (44.19%) Games

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.91%) Apache Pig
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) lighttpd
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) Firewall
1 31 (72.09%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.60%) FCoE
2 8 (18.60%) SNMP
3 7 (16.28%) HTTP
4 5 (11.63%) SSL
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security
6 2 (4.65%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Apache Hive
1 12 (27.91%) Big Data
1 12 (27.91%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) JIRA
2 8 (18.60%) Redmine
3 5 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (11.63%) Bitbucket
3 5 (11.63%) CodeSonar
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) git-flow
3 5 (11.63%) Robot Framework
3 5 (11.63%) Selenium
General
1 19 (44.19%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) Software Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Test Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) Test Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Administrator
5 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Network Systems Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Virtualisation Administrator
6 6 (13.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Java Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) Java EE
1 21 (48.84%) STL
2 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) Django
2 5 (11.63%) LAMP
2 5 (11.63%) Node.js
2 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (11.63%) REST
2 5 (11.63%) SOAP
2 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Cybercrime
2 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Android
3 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
4 11 (25.58%) Unix
5 5 (11.63%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
3 30 (69.77%) Ethical Hacking
3 30 (69.77%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (69.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 21 (48.84%) Multithreading
5 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (44.19%) Coaching
5 19 (44.19%) Mentoring
6 13 (30.23%) User Stories
7 8 (18.60%) High Availability
8 7 (16.28%) Mobile Development
9 5 (11.63%) API Design
9 5 (11.63%) Kanban
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.33%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) C
2 21 (48.84%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) C++
2 21 (48.84%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) Objective-C
3 16 (37.21%) Python
4 15 (34.88%) Bash Shell
5 11 (25.58%) Perl
6 9 (20.93%) VB
7 8 (18.60%) Korn
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.63%) PHP
8 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) CCNA
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (95.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (88.37%) CISSP
3 38 (88.37%) GIAC
3 38 (88.37%) MCSE
3 38 (88.37%) Network+ Certification
3 38 (88.37%) SANS
3 38 (88.37%) Security Cleared
3 38 (88.37%) SSCP
4 31 (72.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 31 (72.09%) DV Cleared
4 31 (72.09%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (6.98%) RHCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.65%) LPIC
6 2 (4.65%) MCTS
6 2 (4.65%) RHCA
6 2 (4.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) NFS
1 8 (18.60%) Samba
1 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) vSphere
4 5 (11.63%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
2 9 (20.93%) Nagios
3 8 (18.60%) Ansible
4 5 (11.63%) Salt
5 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.33%) Cacti
6 1 (2.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) VMware
2 8 (18.60%) EMC
2 8 (18.60%) NetApp
2 8 (18.60%) SolarWinds
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.65%) Aruba
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com