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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Linux+ Certification
Rank 875 867 879
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 5 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.041% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 14
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +90.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-55.55% -

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
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Linux+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 6 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 24 December 2014. 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 -9 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
London -15 2 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 2 £20,000 -55.55%
East of England -19 2 £20,000 -55.55%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £20,000 -
South East - 1 - -

Linux+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) SUSE
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) SAN
4 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) Ruby
4 11 (61.11%) Bash Shell
5 10 (55.56%) Perl
5 10 (55.56%) PHP
5 10 (55.56%) MySQL
5 10 (55.56%) WebLogic
5 10 (55.56%) ITIL
5 10 (55.56%) Solaris
5 10 (55.56%) JBoss
5 10 (55.56%) Apache
5 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
5 10 (55.56%) Python
5 10 (55.56%) LDAP
5 10 (55.56%) NFS
5 10 (55.56%) RHCE
5 10 (55.56%) LAMP
5 10 (55.56%) Clustering
5 10 (55.56%) LPIC
5 10 (55.56%) Ubuntu
5 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
5 10 (55.56%) Xen
5 10 (55.56%) Degree
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (55.56%) Postfix

Linux+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 10 (55.56%) JBoss
1 10 (55.56%) Apache
1 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 10 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 10 (55.56%) CloudStack
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 10 (55.56%) LDAP
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Hadoop
1 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 10 (55.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Automake
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Administrator
1 10 (55.56%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
2 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
3 2 (11.11%) CCTV
3 2 (11.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) SUSE
3 10 (55.56%) Ubuntu
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Ruby
1 11 (61.11%) Bash Shell
2 10 (55.56%) Perl
2 10 (55.56%) PHP
2 10 (55.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) RHCE
1 10 (55.56%) LPIC
1 10 (55.56%) Degree
1 10 (55.56%) RHCSA
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) CCA
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CCEE
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Xen
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (55.56%) Postfix
1 10 (55.56%) Sendmail
1 10 (55.56%) NFS
1 10 (55.56%) KVM
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (27.78%) IAG
2 5 (27.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Cacti
3 2 (11.11%) Opsview
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) AppSense
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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