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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 884 912 874
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -38
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 11 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.037% 0.044% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +144.44%
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
29728 32154 29910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 27.30% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23596 25395 24243
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 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 6 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 +18 11 £32,500 -40.90% 2
East of England - 6 £30,000 - 1
London +10 4 £67,500 +22.72%
Bedford - 4 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £43,900 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £43,900 - 1
City of London +32 1 £35,000 -40.67%
Sheffield - 1 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Bash Shell
3 24 (55.81%) Apache
3 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
4 22 (51.16%) UNIX
5 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
5 20 (46.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (41.86%) Python
7 17 (39.53%) Tomcat
8 16 (37.21%) VMware
9 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (32.56%) ITIL
10 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
11 13 (30.23%) Ubuntu
12 12 (27.91%) Ruby
12 12 (27.91%) RHCE
12 12 (27.91%) CentOS
13 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (25.58%) Debian
14 10 (23.26%) AIX
14 10 (23.26%) Performance Analysis
15 9 (20.93%) Puppet
15 9 (20.93%) SAN
16 8 (18.60%) Nagios
16 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
16 8 (18.60%) HTTP
16 8 (18.60%) Oracle
16 8 (18.60%) Zope
16 8 (18.60%) Plone

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 24 (55.81%) Apache
2 17 (39.53%) Tomcat
3 8 (18.60%) Zope
3 8 (18.60%) Plone
4 3 (6.98%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.93%) SAN
3 8 (18.60%) HTTP
4 7 (16.28%) HTTPS
5 6 (13.95%) DNS
6 5 (11.63%) Firewall
6 5 (11.63%) LDAP
7 4 (9.30%) Kerberos
7 4 (9.30%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.98%) SMTP
8 3 (6.98%) DHCP
8 3 (6.98%) FTP
8 3 (6.98%) ISDN
8 3 (6.98%) PBX
8 3 (6.98%) VoIP
9 2 (4.65%) SSL
9 2 (4.65%) VPN
9 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.30%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Administrator
2 15 (34.88%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (25.58%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.63%) AIX Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Support
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) LAMP
2 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) LPAR
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Online Games
4 3 (6.98%) HP Storage
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Derivative
4 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.98%) Wiki
5 2 (4.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) Windows
3 22 (51.16%) UNIX
4 20 (46.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (30.23%) Ubuntu
6 12 (27.91%) CentOS
7 11 (25.58%) Debian
8 10 (23.26%) AIX
9 6 (13.95%) SUSE
10 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (6.98%) FreeBSD
12 3 (6.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
3 8 (18.60%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.30%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.98%) Coaching
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Development
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.65%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Bash Shell
2 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
3 18 (41.86%) Python
4 12 (27.91%) Ruby
5 7 (16.28%) Java
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) C
7 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) Fortran
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) RHCE
2 8 (18.60%) Linux+ Certification
2 8 (18.60%) RHCSA
3 6 (13.95%) CCNA
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) MCSE
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
8 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) PowerHA
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.98%) Xen
3 3 (6.98%) Postfix
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) VirtualBox
3 3 (6.98%) KVM
3 3 (6.98%) iptables
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.93%) Puppet
3 8 (18.60%) Nagios
4 4 (9.30%) Cacti
4 4 (9.30%) Ansible
4 4 (9.30%) logstash
4 4 (9.30%) Kibana
4 4 (9.30%) Graphite
5 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (6.98%) SCCM
6 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
2 16 (37.21%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) IBM
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.98%) hybris
6 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.98%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
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