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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 859 865 865
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 16 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.045% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 5
Average salary £30,750 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.12% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 - £31,000

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
32172 29152 30009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 27.32% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25580 22933 24625
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 11 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 4 March 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 +3 15 £30,750 -23.12% 1
East of England - 6 £29,500 -
Cambridge - 6 £29,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £29,500 -
London +17 4 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Preston - 1 £32,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £32,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £28,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £28,000 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 32 (71.11%) Linux
2 31 (68.89%) VMware
3 27 (60.00%) CCNA
3 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 19 (42.22%) TCP/IP
5 19 (42.22%) Ubuntu
6 17 (37.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (37.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (35.56%) Bash Shell
7 16 (35.56%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (35.56%) NetApp
7 16 (35.56%) HP
7 16 (35.56%) IBM
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (35.56%) MCSE
7 16 (35.56%) Apache
8 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
8 14 (31.11%) Python
8 14 (31.11%) Windows
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco
10 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (24.44%) Intel
12 10 (22.22%) ITIL
12 10 (22.22%) MySQL
12 10 (22.22%) Change Management
13 9 (20.00%) JNCIA
13 9 (20.00%) Degree
13 9 (20.00%) Puppet
13 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 16 (35.56%) Apache
2 14 (31.11%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (15.56%) JBoss
5 6 (13.33%) CloudStack
5 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (11.11%) Zope
6 5 (11.11%) Plone
7 3 (6.67%) Confluence
8 2 (4.44%) nginx
9 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
1 3 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.00%) WAN
2 9 (20.00%) RIP
2 9 (20.00%) MPLS
2 9 (20.00%) OSPF
2 9 (20.00%) BGP
3 8 (17.78%) Junos
4 7 (15.56%) SAN
5 6 (13.33%) LDAP
6 5 (11.11%) Broadband
7 4 (8.89%) HTTP
7 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.67%) Firewall
8 3 (6.67%) DNS
8 3 (6.67%) SMTP
8 3 (6.67%) FTP
8 3 (6.67%) ISDN
8 3 (6.67%) PBX
8 3 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Games
3 5 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Architect
2 17 (37.78%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Network Operations Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Network Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Operations Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Data Centre Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Clustering
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.67%) Wiki
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) LPAR
3 1 (2.22%) Online Games
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Linux
2 19 (42.22%) Ubuntu
3 17 (37.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 6 (13.33%) Solaris
5 6 (13.33%) SUSE
6 5 (11.11%) Debian
7 4 (8.89%) CentOS
8 2 (4.44%) UNIX
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Change Management
3 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (17.78%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.22%) Time Management
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Bash Shell
2 14 (31.11%) Python
3 7 (15.56%) Ruby
3 7 (15.56%) Perl
4 6 (13.33%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) C
7 2 (4.44%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) CCNA
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (37.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (35.56%) MCSE
4 9 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 9 (20.00%) Degree
5 8 (17.78%) RHCE
6 6 (13.33%) RHCSA
6 6 (13.33%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (4.44%) RHCA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Xen
2 7 (15.56%) Postfix
2 7 (15.56%) KVM
3 6 (13.33%) NFS
3 6 (13.33%) Sendmail
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (6.67%) VirtualBox
5 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Nagios
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) Kibana
4 1 (2.22%) Graphite
4 1 (2.22%) Cacti
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) VMware
2 21 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 16 (35.56%) NetApp
3 16 (35.56%) HP
3 16 (35.56%) IBM
4 13 (28.89%) Cisco
5 11 (24.44%) Intel
6 9 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.67%) AppDynamics
9 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.67%) hybris
9 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.44%) EMC
11 1 (2.22%) Sun
Isle of Man
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