The table below looks at the statistics for LPIC in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LPIC over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
UK
Rank 821 930 950
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +20
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 20 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.032% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £26,400 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £39,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +1.69%

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
20508 28468 29361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.73% 27.89% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16188 22776 23324
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LPIC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

LPIC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LPIC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK.

LPIC Salary Trend in the UK

LPIC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LPIC over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +111 20 £42,500 +41.66% 2
East of England +21 6 £47,500 +58.33%
West Midlands - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 - -
Cambridge +11 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Nottingham - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £50,500 -
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
South West - 3 £40,000 -
London - 2 £38,500 -
City of London - 2 £38,500 -
Bedford - 2 £52,500 -
South East +60 1 £28,000 -30.00%
Surrey +46 1 £28,000 -30.00%
Redhill - 1 £28,000 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing LPIC 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 LPIC.

1 56 (98.25%) Linux
2 51 (89.47%) Red Hat
3 45 (78.95%) VMware
4 43 (75.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (73.68%) Firewall
5 42 (73.68%) DNS
6 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
7 39 (68.42%) MS Excel
7 39 (68.42%) SQL
7 39 (68.42%) IIS
7 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
7 39 (68.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (68.42%) Line Management
8 38 (66.67%) Data Centre
9 37 (64.91%) Firmware
9 37 (64.91%) Security Cleared
9 37 (64.91%) CMDB
10 36 (63.16%) SCCM
10 36 (63.16%) SCOM
10 36 (63.16%) NetBackup
10 36 (63.16%) Backup Exec
10 36 (63.16%) Publishing
10 36 (63.16%) Citrix
10 36 (63.16%) Service Delivery
10 36 (63.16%) SSL
10 36 (63.16%) IBM
10 36 (63.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 36 (63.16%) Disclosure Scotland
10 36 (63.16%) Presales
11 13 (22.81%) ITIL

LPIC
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 39 (68.42%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (73.68%) DNS
1 42 (73.68%) Firewall
2 36 (63.16%) SSL
3 6 (10.53%) DHCP
3 6 (10.53%) LAN
3 6 (10.53%) Network Security
3 6 (10.53%) VPN
3 6 (10.53%) WAN
4 4 (7.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.26%) LDAP
5 3 (5.26%) SAN
5 3 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 1 (1.75%) BGP
7 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) OSPF
7 1 (1.75%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 36 (63.16%) Publishing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (12.28%) Administrator
3 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Junior
6 1 (1.75%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) Linux Support
6 1 (1.75%) Network Specialist
6 1 (1.75%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) LAMP
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 37 (64.91%) CMDB
3 3 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.26%) LPAR
3 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.75%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 56 (98.25%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) CentOS
3 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.02%) Unix
5 3 (5.26%) AIX
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Continuous Improvement
1 39 (68.42%) Line Management
2 36 (63.16%) Presales
2 36 (63.16%) Service Delivery
3 13 (22.81%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.02%) High Availability
5 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.02%) Service Management
6 3 (5.26%) Change Control
6 3 (5.26%) ISMS
6 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (5.26%) Security Operations
6 3 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 37 (64.91%) Security Cleared
2 36 (63.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.04%) MCSE
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
4 7 (12.28%) RHCE
5 5 (8.77%) RHCSA
6 3 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 3 (5.26%) JNCIS
6 3 (5.26%) MCSA
6 3 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (3.51%) RHCA
8 1 (1.75%) CCDP
8 1 (1.75%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (63.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (75.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 37 (64.91%) Firmware
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.26%) PowerHA
4 3 (5.26%) Snort
4 3 (5.26%) vCloud
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Ceph
5 1 (1.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (63.16%) Backup Exec
1 36 (63.16%) NetBackup
1 36 (63.16%) SCCM
1 36 (63.16%) SCOM
2 8 (14.04%) Puppet
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
3 3 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.75%) Pacemaker
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (89.47%) Red Hat
2 45 (78.95%) VMware
3 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
4 36 (63.16%) Citrix
4 36 (63.16%) IBM
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.26%) F5
6 3 (5.26%) Juniper
6 3 (5.26%) New Relic
6 3 (5.26%) Pegasus
7 2 (3.51%) Aruba
7 2 (3.51%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.51%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) HP
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