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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 890 914 876
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 2 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.007% 0.047% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 4
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +100.00%
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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 2 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 31 July 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
London +25 2 £67,500 +35.00% 1
England +6 2 £67,500 +35.00% 1

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Apache
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) LPIC
2 8 (80.00%) Ubuntu
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) Puppet
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) SUSE
3 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (60.00%) RHCE
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (60.00%) RHCSA
4 5 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (30.00%) FreeBSD
6 3 (30.00%) Debian
6 3 (30.00%) Law

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (80.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Administrator
1 8 (80.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (60.00%) SUSE
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) CentOS
4 5 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) FreeBSD
5 3 (30.00%) Debian
5 3 (30.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) LPIC
2 6 (60.00%) RHCSA
2 6 (60.00%) RHCE
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) CCSP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SSCP
4 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
1 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Intel
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago