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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 880 901 866
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 10 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.013% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 14
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - -

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
29644 30676 30153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23286 24384 24383
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
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
Top 9 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 30 March 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 +20 10 £32,500 -18.75% 1
South East - 5 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
London +3 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Worcester - 2 £32,500 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Intel
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) CCSP
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) CISSP
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) SSCP
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) LPIC
5 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 4 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) GIMP
2 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Automake
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) Zend Framework
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
2 2 (14.29%) CCTV
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 2 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) SUSE
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Online Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) SEO
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) CCSP
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) SSCP
2 4 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (28.57%) LPIC
3 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) RHCE
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Postfix
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Cacti
3 2 (14.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Intel
1 4 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) Zend
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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