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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 940 949 984
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +35
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 16 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.027% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.098% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
28135 30622 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.22% 27.58% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22653 23934 26174
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 14 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 16 £45,000 +20.00% 2
South East +40 8 £47,500 +26.66%
Guildford +7 7 - -
Surrey +3 7 - -
London +5 4 £31,250 -51.92%
Bristol - 2 £57,500 -
South West - 2 £57,500 -
East of England -4 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire -10 1 £50,000 +66.66%
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
3 17 (58.62%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (41.38%) SAN
5 12 (41.38%) Sun
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
6 11 (37.93%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) SNMP
7 8 (27.59%) Solaris
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) RHCE
7 8 (27.59%) NAS
7 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
7 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
7 8 (27.59%) Debian
7 8 (27.59%) RHCSA
7 8 (27.59%) Memory Management
7 8 (27.59%) Capacity Management
8 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco
8 7 (24.14%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) Perl
9 6 (20.69%) MySQL
9 6 (20.69%) Apache
10 5 (17.24%) SSL
10 5 (17.24%) SQL

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) SAN
3 11 (37.93%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) NAS
4 8 (27.59%) SNMP
5 5 (17.24%) SSL
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) WAN
7 2 (6.90%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
8 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Support
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Support
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Unix Scripter
5 2 (6.90%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
2 4 (13.79%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (10.34%) Velocity
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Cybercrime
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.90%) LPAR
4 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
5 8 (27.59%) Debian
5 8 (27.59%) Solaris
6 7 (24.14%) Unix
7 5 (17.24%) CentOS
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.90%) HPUX
10 1 (3.45%) AIX
10 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Capacity Management
2 8 (27.59%) Memory Management
2 8 (27.59%) Problem Management
3 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
4 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Presales
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
7 2 (6.90%) Server Building
7 2 (6.90%) SIEM
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) RHCE
1 8 (27.59%) RHCSA
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) BICSI Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCSE
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) HNC
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) iptables
2 4 (13.79%) KVM
2 4 (13.79%) Postfix
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Xen
3 3 (10.34%) Firmware
3 3 (10.34%) PowerHA
4 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HAProxy
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
2 12 (41.38%) Sun
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Sophos
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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