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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 907 920 881
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 8 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.038% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 4
Average salary £39,450 £50,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.10% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - -

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
29837 31780 29684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.14% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23763 24876 23903
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +31 8 £39,450 -21.10%
London +24 3 £67,500 +35.00%
East of England - 3 £36,950 -
Cambridge - 2 £43,900 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £43,900 -
City of London +35 1 £35,000 -40.67%
South East - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Bedford - 1 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £25,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £30,000 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) Bash Shell
3 23 (60.53%) Apache
4 22 (57.89%) UNIX
4 22 (57.89%) Windows
4 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
5 20 (52.63%) Shell Script
5 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (44.74%) Tomcat
7 16 (42.11%) Python
8 15 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (31.58%) VMware
9 12 (31.58%) Ruby
9 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 12 (31.58%) ITIL
10 11 (28.95%) RHCE
10 11 (28.95%) Debian
11 10 (26.32%) Ubuntu
11 10 (26.32%) CentOS
11 10 (26.32%) AIX
11 10 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (23.68%) SAN
13 8 (21.05%) Change Management
13 8 (21.05%) Oracle
13 8 (21.05%) LPAR
13 8 (21.05%) PowerHA
13 8 (21.05%) Zope
13 8 (21.05%) Plone
13 8 (21.05%) Linux+ Certification

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (60.53%) Apache
2 17 (44.74%) Tomcat
3 8 (21.05%) Zope
3 8 (21.05%) Plone
4 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.89%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.63%) nginx
6 1 (2.63%) Confluence
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) SAN
3 6 (15.79%) HTTP
4 5 (13.16%) LDAP
4 5 (13.16%) HTTPS
5 4 (10.53%) Kerberos
5 4 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (10.53%) DNS
6 3 (7.89%) Firewall
6 3 (7.89%) DHCP
7 2 (5.26%) SSL
7 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.63%) MPLS
8 1 (2.63%) OSPF
8 1 (2.63%) BGP
8 1 (2.63%) FTP
8 1 (2.63%) RIP
8 1 (2.63%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.53%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Administrator
2 14 (36.84%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.16%) AIX Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Support Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Linux Support
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) LAMP
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) LPAR
2 4 (10.53%) Online Games
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) UNIX
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (28.95%) Debian
5 10 (26.32%) Ubuntu
5 10 (26.32%) AIX
5 10 (26.32%) CentOS
6 6 (15.79%) SUSE
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (7.89%) FreeBSD
9 3 (7.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Change Management
4 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Business Development
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Security Hardening
8 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Bash Shell
2 20 (52.63%) Shell Script
3 16 (42.11%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) Ruby
5 7 (18.42%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Fortran
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) RHCE
2 8 (21.05%) Linux+ Certification
2 8 (21.05%) RHCSA
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.26%) MCITP
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) PowerHA
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Xen
3 3 (7.89%) Postfix
3 3 (7.89%) KVM
3 3 (7.89%) iptables
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.42%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Nagios
4 4 (10.53%) Cacti
4 4 (10.53%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) logstash
4 4 (10.53%) Kibana
4 4 (10.53%) Graphite
5 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) hybris
6 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint