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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 873 931 879
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -52
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 30 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.027% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 2
Average salary £37,525 £50,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.95% +57.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,500 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,400 £32,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,525 - £31,750

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
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 20 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 17 April 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 +49 26 £37,525 -24.95% 1
East of England - 13 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge - 9 £42,525 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £42,525 -
London +9 7 £50,000 -
Bedford - 4 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Isle of Man - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
South East - 2 £37,500 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Preston - 1 £32,000 -
Guildford - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £32,000 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (86.96%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) Red Hat
3 21 (45.65%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (45.65%) Bash Shell
4 19 (41.30%) VMware
5 18 (39.13%) Apache
5 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (39.13%) CCNA
6 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
7 16 (34.78%) Ubuntu
8 15 (32.61%) UNIX
9 14 (30.43%) Shell Script
10 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
11 12 (26.09%) Python
12 11 (23.91%) Cisco
12 11 (23.91%) IBM
12 11 (23.91%) Change Management
12 11 (23.91%) CentOS
13 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (21.74%) ITIL
14 9 (19.57%) MCSE
14 9 (19.57%) Project Management
14 9 (19.57%) HP
14 9 (19.57%) Ruby
14 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (19.57%) NetApp
14 9 (19.57%) Games

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (39.13%) Apache
2 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 6 (13.04%) Zope
4 6 (13.04%) Plone
5 3 (6.52%) JBoss
5 3 (6.52%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) PaaS
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 8 (17.39%) RIP
2 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 8 (17.39%) MPLS
2 8 (17.39%) OSPF
2 8 (17.39%) BGP
3 7 (15.22%) Junos
3 7 (15.22%) HTTPS
4 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 5 (10.87%) Broadband
4 5 (10.87%) SAN
5 4 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (8.70%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) Kerberos
6 3 (6.52%) ISDN
6 3 (6.52%) PBX
6 3 (6.52%) VoIP
6 3 (6.52%) SMTP
6 3 (6.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (19.57%) Games
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Administrator
2 11 (23.91%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Operations Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Network Manager
7 5 (10.87%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (10.87%) Network Operations Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Linux Support
10 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) LAMP
2 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) LPAR
3 4 (8.70%) Open Source
3 4 (8.70%) Online Games
4 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.52%) Wiki
5 2 (4.35%) DTV
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (34.78%) Ubuntu
4 15 (32.61%) UNIX
5 11 (23.91%) CentOS
6 7 (15.22%) AIX
7 6 (13.04%) Debian
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.52%) SUSE
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Change Management
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (15.22%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Coaching
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.17%) Time Management
9 1 (2.17%) DevOps
9 1 (2.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Bash Shell
2 14 (30.43%) Shell Script
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) Ruby
5 7 (15.22%) Java
6 4 (8.70%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.52%) C
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CCNA
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (19.57%) MCSE
4 8 (17.39%) JNCIA
4 8 (17.39%) RHCE
5 4 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (8.70%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) PowerHA
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.52%) Xen
3 3 (6.52%) Postfix
3 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 3 (6.52%) VirtualBox
3 3 (6.52%) KVM
3 3 (6.52%) iptables
4 1 (2.17%) Samba
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Nagios
1 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.04%) Puppet
3 4 (8.70%) logstash
3 4 (8.70%) Kibana
3 4 (8.70%) Graphite
3 4 (8.70%) Cacti
4 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (6.52%) SCCM
5 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Red Hat
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco
3 11 (23.91%) IBM
4 9 (19.57%) HP
4 9 (19.57%) NetApp
5 8 (17.39%) Juniper
6 6 (13.04%) Intel
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.52%) hybris
8 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.52%) AppDynamics
9 2 (4.35%) SAP
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix
10 1 (2.17%) Sun
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Salary: £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
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