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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 936 923 934
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 12 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% 0.064% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 18
Average salary £33,750 £70,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.78% +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £30,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -51.61%

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
28380 29562 28677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.02% 27.74% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22655 23639 22533
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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 +17 9 £30,000 -57.14% 1
South East - 5 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £30,000 -
East of England +4 4 £30,000 -
Cambridge -1 4 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Abingdon - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 - 1

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) RHCE
5 7 (41.18%) Apache
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
6 6 (35.29%) Unix
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL
7 5 (29.41%) A+ Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Sun
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) Ruby
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (23.53%) Xen
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) ITSM
8 4 (23.53%) LAMP
8 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (23.53%) Replication
8 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
8 4 (23.53%) KVM

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) Junos
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Support
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Scripter
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LAMP
1 4 (23.53%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (17.65%) Velocity
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.88%) Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) CentOS
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Debian
7 2 (11.76%) HPUX
7 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.88%) FreeBSD
8 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.88%) Solaris
8 1 (5.88%) SUSE
8 1 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) RHCE
2 5 (29.41%) A+ Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCP
5 2 (11.76%) CCSE
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (11.76%) RHCSA
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) HNC
6 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.88%) Linux+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) iptables
1 4 (23.53%) KVM
1 4 (23.53%) Postfix
1 4 (23.53%) Xen
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) NFS
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Sun
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Sophos
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Adobe
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
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