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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 894 905 885
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 8 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.061% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 3
Average salary £55,700 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.40% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £28,000 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -

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
30213 31356 29211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.32% 27.01% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24442 24295 23735
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%

LPIC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England +14 8 £55,700 +11.40% 2
London -1 3 £67,500 +35.00%
East of England +5 2 £43,900 +62.59%
Cambridge - 2 £43,900 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £43,900 -
South West -15 1 £36,500 -
South East -18 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £36,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LPIC 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 LPIC.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (75.00%) Apache
3 22 (68.75%) UNIX
4 20 (62.50%) Shell Script
5 19 (59.38%) Bash Shell
6 18 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (50.00%) Windows
8 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
9 14 (43.75%) Python
10 13 (40.63%) Ruby
11 12 (37.50%) Tomcat
11 12 (37.50%) ITIL
12 11 (34.38%) RHCE
13 10 (31.25%) AIX
13 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
13 10 (31.25%) Ubuntu
13 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (31.25%) Performance Analysis
13 10 (31.25%) RHCSA
14 9 (28.13%) CentOS
14 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (28.13%) Linux+ Certification
14 9 (28.13%) SAN
15 8 (25.00%) Debian
15 8 (25.00%) Puppet
15 8 (25.00%) LPAR
15 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (25.00%) PowerHA
16 7 (21.88%) SUSE
16 7 (21.88%) Change Management

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LPIC 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 LPIC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (75.00%) Apache
2 12 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.50%) Zope
3 4 (12.50%) Plone
3 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (28.13%) SAN
3 5 (15.63%) LDAP
4 4 (12.50%) HTTP
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 3 (9.38%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (9.38%) HTTPS
5 3 (9.38%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Administrator
2 15 (46.88%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) AIX Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.50%) Support Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) LAMP
2 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) LPAR
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Derivative
3 3 (9.38%) Online Games
4 2 (6.25%) DTV
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) UNIX
3 18 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (31.25%) AIX
5 10 (31.25%) Ubuntu
6 9 (28.13%) CentOS
7 8 (25.00%) Debian
8 7 (21.88%) SUSE
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) FreeBSD
9 4 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Business Development
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Security Hardening
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 19 (59.38%) Bash Shell
3 14 (43.75%) Python
4 13 (40.63%) Ruby
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) SQL
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Fortran
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) RHCE
2 10 (31.25%) RHCSA
3 9 (28.13%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.25%) MCITP
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) MCSE
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.13%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) PowerHA
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Postfix
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) KVM
3 2 (6.25%) iptables
3 2 (6.25%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (25.00%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) logstash
4 3 (9.38%) Kibana
4 3 (9.38%) Graphite
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Nagios
4 3 (9.38%) Cacti
5 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) F5
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