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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 872 874 896
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 30 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.095% 0.034% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 5
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £62,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.41% +45.88%

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
31554 29523 32759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.74% 26.97% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25319 23634 27426
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £66,000
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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 8 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 27 November 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
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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 -11 30 £70,000 +33.33%
London +14 19 £70,000 +40.00%
North West - 10 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 8 £30,000 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
Preston - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (65.96%) VMware
2 29 (61.70%) Linux
3 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (55.32%) CCNA
4 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (44.68%) Ubuntu
5 21 (44.68%) TCP/IP
6 20 (42.55%) SAN
7 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (38.30%) MCSE
8 17 (36.17%) IBM
8 17 (36.17%) HP
8 17 (36.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (34.04%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (34.04%) NetApp
10 15 (31.91%) Apache
10 15 (31.91%) Tomcat
10 15 (31.91%) MySQL
10 15 (31.91%) Clustering
11 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
11 14 (29.79%) ITIL
11 14 (29.79%) Intel
11 14 (29.79%) RHCE
12 13 (27.66%) Linux+ Certification
12 13 (27.66%) LAMP
12 13 (27.66%) SUSE
12 13 (27.66%) WebLogic
12 13 (27.66%) Perl
12 13 (27.66%) PHP

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (31.91%) Apache
1 15 (31.91%) Tomcat
2 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
3 13 (27.66%) WebLogic
3 13 (27.66%) JBoss
3 13 (27.66%) CloudStack
4 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.26%) nginx
6 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) TCP/IP
2 20 (42.55%) SAN
3 13 (27.66%) LDAP
4 8 (17.02%) WAN
4 8 (17.02%) RIP
4 8 (17.02%) MPLS
4 8 (17.02%) OSPF
4 8 (17.02%) BGP
4 8 (17.02%) Junos
5 5 (10.64%) Broadband
6 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) MySQL
2 13 (27.66%) Hadoop
2 13 (27.66%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) WiX
1 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (23.40%) Law
2 5 (10.64%) Games
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Solutions Architect
1 18 (38.30%) Architect
2 16 (34.04%) Administrator
3 14 (29.79%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (23.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (23.40%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.77%) Network Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Operations Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (4.26%) AIX Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.77%) LPAR
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (44.68%) Ubuntu
4 13 (27.66%) Solaris
4 13 (27.66%) SUSE
5 7 (14.89%) UNIX
6 6 (12.77%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows
8 1 (2.13%) HPUX
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Technical Architecture
2 14 (29.79%) ITIL
3 12 (25.53%) Change Management
4 8 (17.02%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 1 (2.13%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
7 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Release Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Perl
1 13 (27.66%) PHP
1 13 (27.66%) Python
1 13 (27.66%) Ruby
1 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
2 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.26%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) CCNA
1 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (38.30%) MCSE
3 17 (36.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (29.79%) RHCE
5 13 (27.66%) Linux+ Certification
5 13 (27.66%) Degree
5 13 (27.66%) RHCSA
6 8 (17.02%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.26%) RHCA
8 1 (2.13%) MCITP
8 1 (2.13%) MCP
8 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.66%) NFS
2 13 (27.66%) Xen
2 13 (27.66%) Postfix
2 13 (27.66%) Sendmail
2 13 (27.66%) KVM
3 6 (12.77%) PowerHA
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) VMware
2 17 (36.17%) IBM
2 17 (36.17%) HP
3 16 (34.04%) NetApp
4 14 (29.79%) Intel
5 11 (23.40%) Red Hat
6 9 (19.15%) Cisco
7 8 (17.02%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) EMC
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft