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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 906 981 967
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 21 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.003% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.010% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 14
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 - £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
26046 30087 31705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.58% 27.33% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21052 23940 24845
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 9 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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 21 £55,000 -18.51%
South West - 18 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 18 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £65,000 -
London +40 2 £37,500 -44.44%
City of London +59 1 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £60,000 -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) CCNA
2 23 (95.83%) MCSE
2 23 (95.83%) SSCP
2 23 (95.83%) CISSP
2 23 (95.83%) Network+ Certification
2 23 (95.83%) GIAC
2 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
2 23 (95.83%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (95.83%) SANS
3 22 (91.67%) C
4 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 20 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
4 20 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 19 (79.17%) Firewall
6 15 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
6 15 (62.50%) DV Cleared
6 15 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (58.33%) Multithreading
7 14 (58.33%) Java EE
7 14 (58.33%) C++
7 14 (58.33%) Java
8 13 (54.17%) C#
8 13 (54.17%) STL
8 13 (54.17%) Objective-C
8 13 (54.17%) Big Data

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 10 (41.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) FCoE
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) SNMP
4 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Big Data
2 11 (45.83%) Hadoop
3 10 (41.67%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) git-flow
2 2 (8.33%) Redmine
2 2 (8.33%) Robot Framework
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (41.67%) Games
2 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Software Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Java EE
2 13 (54.17%) STL
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) Django
3 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (8.33%) Node.js
3 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Android
2 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (83.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 20 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (83.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (58.33%) Multithreading
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Coaching
4 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 8 (33.33%) Mobile Development
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) High Availability
8 2 (8.33%) API Design
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Case Management
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C
2 14 (58.33%) C++
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) Objective-C
4 7 (29.17%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) VB
7 3 (12.50%) Korn
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.33%) PHP
8 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) CCNA
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (95.83%) CISSP
2 23 (95.83%) GIAC
2 23 (95.83%) MCSE
2 23 (95.83%) Network+ Certification
2 23 (95.83%) SANS
2 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
2 23 (95.83%) SSCP
3 15 (62.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 15 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) NFS
1 3 (12.50%) Samba
1 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) EMC
1 3 (12.50%) NetApp
1 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
1 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com