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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 903 946 979
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +33
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 12 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.059% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 14
Median salary £46,750 £38,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.64% -29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £67,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+31.33% -

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
26268 30385 33385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.68% 27.40% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21221 24094 26497
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 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 24 June 2016 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 12 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 24 June 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 +56 12 £46,750 +20.64% 5
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 - 3
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 - 1
London +30 3 £42,000 -37.77%
East of England +29 2 £49,250 +64.16%
Bedfordshire +2 2 £49,250 +64.16%
South East +48 1 - - 2
Surrey +29 1 - - 1
Guildford +11 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Bristol - 1 £57,500 -
South West - 1 £57,500 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Red Hat
3 18 (72.00%) Firewall
4 16 (64.00%) DNS
5 14 (56.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (52.00%) Windows
7 12 (48.00%) ITIL
8 11 (44.00%) SAN
9 10 (40.00%) Sun
9 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 8 (32.00%) RHCSA
10 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (32.00%) Presales
10 8 (32.00%) Memory Management
10 8 (32.00%) Capacity Management
10 8 (32.00%) SNMP
10 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (32.00%) Solaris
10 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (32.00%) Debian
10 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
10 8 (32.00%) NAS
11 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) VMware
11 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (28.00%) SSL
11 7 (28.00%) Citrix
11 7 (28.00%) Firmware

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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) DNS
3 11 (44.00%) SAN
4 8 (32.00%) NAS
4 8 (32.00%) SNMP
5 7 (28.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) WAN
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) FTP
8 1 (4.00%) HTTP
8 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.00%) PBX
8 1 (4.00%) SMTP
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Publishing
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Support
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) LAMP
2 2 (8.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) CMDB
3 3 (12.00%) Cybercrime
3 3 (12.00%) LPAR
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (32.00%) Debian
5 8 (32.00%) Solaris
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Unix
7 2 (8.00%) AIX
7 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Capacity Management
2 8 (32.00%) Memory Management
2 8 (32.00%) Presales
2 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (28.00%) Network Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Line Management
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Server Building
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) RHCSA
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) RHCE
4 2 (8.00%) BICSI Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) HNC
5 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Firmware
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) PowerHA
4 3 (12.00%) vSphere
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) iptables
5 2 (8.00%) KVM
5 2 (8.00%) NFS
5 2 (8.00%) Postfix
5 2 (8.00%) Xen
6 1 (4.00%) vCloud
6 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
1 5 (20.00%) SCOM
2 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (8.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (8.00%) Puppet
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (40.00%) Sun
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) hybris
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) Percona
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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