The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 898 859 902
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +43
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 9 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.034% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £22,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31712 29651 33003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.27% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24819 23877 28269
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 2014 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 5 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 July 2014. 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 -45 9 £50,000 +122.22% 4
London -25 8 £50,000 +122.22% 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 - -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Degree
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (82.35%) SAN
3 14 (82.35%) ITIL
3 14 (82.35%) Solaris
4 13 (76.47%) Perl
4 13 (76.47%) LDAP
5 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
5 12 (70.59%) Ruby
5 12 (70.59%) Ubuntu
5 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (70.59%) Clustering
5 12 (70.59%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (70.59%) LAMP
5 12 (70.59%) SUSE
5 12 (70.59%) JBoss
5 12 (70.59%) Apache
5 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
5 12 (70.59%) Python
5 12 (70.59%) PHP
5 12 (70.59%) MySQL
5 12 (70.59%) WebLogic
5 12 (70.59%) NFS
5 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
5 12 (70.59%) RHCE
5 12 (70.59%) Postfix
5 12 (70.59%) Sendmail
5 12 (70.59%) Hadoop

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) WebLogic
1 12 (70.59%) Apache
1 12 (70.59%) Tomcat
1 12 (70.59%) WebSphere
1 12 (70.59%) CloudStack
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 13 (76.47%) LDAP
3 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) SMTP
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) PBX
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
1 12 (70.59%) Hadoop
1 12 (70.59%) MongoDB
General
1 11 (64.71%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Administrator
1 13 (76.47%) Linux Administrator
2 12 (70.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 12 (70.59%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Solaris
3 12 (70.59%) SUSE
3 12 (70.59%) Ubuntu
3 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Perl
2 12 (70.59%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Ruby
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 12 (70.59%) Linux+ Certification
2 12 (70.59%) RHCE
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) CCENT
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (70.59%) NFS
2 12 (70.59%) Postfix
2 12 (70.59%) Sendmail
2 12 (70.59%) KVM
2 12 (70.59%) Xen
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) JBoss
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Intel
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Verint
5 1 (5.88%) CyberTech
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
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