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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 869 892 870
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 24 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.013% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.048% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 3
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £50,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 8 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 28 August 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 +13 24 £65,000 +30.00% 3
London +17 12 £66,250 +32.50% 1
South West - 9 £65,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 9 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £65,000 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £42,500 - 1
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England - 3 £42,500 - 1

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 24 (80.00%) CCNA
3 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (80.00%) Firewall
4 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
4 22 (73.33%) CISSP
4 22 (73.33%) GIAC
4 22 (73.33%) Objective-C
4 22 (73.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 22 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
4 22 (73.33%) SSCP
4 22 (73.33%) MCSE
4 22 (73.33%) C
4 22 (73.33%) C#
4 22 (73.33%) C++
4 22 (73.33%) Java
4 22 (73.33%) STL
4 22 (73.33%) Android
4 22 (73.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 22 (73.33%) Hadoop
4 22 (73.33%) Apple iOS
4 22 (73.33%) Big Data
4 22 (73.33%) Apache Pig
4 22 (73.33%) Apache Hive
4 22 (73.33%) Cyber Security
4 22 (73.33%) Mobile Development
5 21 (70.00%) Coaching

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (73.33%) Apache Pig
2 8 (26.67%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (80.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) Hadoop
1 22 (73.33%) Apache Hive
1 22 (73.33%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
General
1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Principal Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) STL
2 21 (70.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Cybercrime
2 3 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Android
2 22 (73.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.00%) SUSE
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) CentOS
6 3 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (10.00%) FreeBSD
6 3 (10.00%) Debian
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 22 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
1 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
1 22 (73.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 22 (73.33%) Cyber Security
1 22 (73.33%) Mobile Development
2 21 (70.00%) Coaching
2 21 (70.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Security Hardening
6 2 (6.67%) Android Development
6 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.67%) Business Development
6 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C
1 22 (73.33%) C#
1 22 (73.33%) C++
1 22 (73.33%) Java
1 22 (73.33%) Objective-C
2 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
3 6 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) CCNA
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (73.33%) CISSP
2 22 (73.33%) SSCP
2 22 (73.33%) GIAC
2 22 (73.33%) MCSE
3 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (26.67%) LPIC
6 6 (20.00%) RHCE
6 6 (20.00%) RHCSA
7 2 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
1 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Citrix
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.67%) VMware
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago