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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 867 886 882
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 25 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.033% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £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
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 15 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 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 +22 21 £35,000 -14.63% 2
East of England - 9 £42,525 - 2
Cambridge - 9 £42,525 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £42,525 -
London +36 6 £35,000 -14.63%
Isle of Man - 4 - -
North West - 1 £32,000 -
South East - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £28,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,000 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -
Preston - 1 £32,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £28,000 -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) Red Hat
3 23 (52.27%) VMware
4 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (50.00%) CCNA
5 21 (47.73%) Windows
5 21 (47.73%) Bash Shell
6 18 (40.91%) Apache
6 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 18 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (36.36%) Ubuntu
8 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (29.55%) NetApp
9 13 (29.55%) HP
9 13 (29.55%) IBM
9 13 (29.55%) MCSE
9 13 (29.55%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (27.27%) Python
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco
11 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 10 (22.73%) ITIL
12 10 (22.73%) Change Management
12 10 (22.73%) CentOS
13 9 (20.45%) Project Management
13 9 (20.45%) Games
13 9 (20.45%) Ruby
13 9 (20.45%) UNIX
14 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 18 (40.91%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 6 (13.64%) Zope
4 6 (13.64%) Plone
5 4 (9.09%) JBoss
6 3 (6.82%) Confluence
7 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
8 1 (2.27%) CloudStack
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.27%) IIS
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) PaaS
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) RIP
2 8 (18.18%) WAN
2 8 (18.18%) MPLS
2 8 (18.18%) OSPF
2 8 (18.18%) BGP
3 7 (15.91%) Junos
3 7 (15.91%) HTTPS
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) Broadband
5 4 (9.09%) Kerberos
5 4 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.82%) ISDN
6 3 (6.82%) PBX
6 3 (6.82%) VoIP
6 3 (6.82%) SMTP
6 3 (6.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (20.45%) Games
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Operations Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Network Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Network Operations Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) LAMP
2 4 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Online Games
2 4 (9.09%) Open Source
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.82%) Wiki
4 2 (4.55%) DTV
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Windows
3 18 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (36.36%) Ubuntu
5 10 (22.73%) CentOS
6 9 (20.45%) UNIX
7 6 (13.64%) Debian
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.82%) SUSE
10 1 (2.27%) AIX
10 1 (2.27%) Solaris
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (22.73%) Change Management
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 9 (20.45%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Coaching
7 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.27%) Time Management
9 1 (2.27%) DevOps
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Bash Shell
2 12 (27.27%) Python
3 9 (20.45%) Ruby
4 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.91%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) Perl
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.82%) C
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) CCNA
1 22 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (29.55%) MCSE
4 12 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (18.18%) JNCIA
5 8 (18.18%) RHCE
6 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 4 (9.09%) RHCSA
7 4 (9.09%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (2.27%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Postfix
2 4 (9.09%) Xen
2 4 (9.09%) KVM
2 4 (9.09%) iptables
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 3 (6.82%) VirtualBox
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) Samba
4 1 (2.27%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Nagios
2 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.64%) Puppet
4 4 (9.09%) logstash
4 4 (9.09%) Kibana
4 4 (9.09%) Graphite
4 4 (9.09%) Cacti
5 3 (6.82%) SCCM
6 2 (4.55%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.27%) Ansible
7 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Red Hat
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) IBM
3 13 (29.55%) HP
3 13 (29.55%) NetApp
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco
5 8 (18.18%) Juniper
5 8 (18.18%) Intel
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.82%) hybris
8 3 (6.82%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.82%) AppDynamics
9 2 (4.55%) SAP
9 2 (4.55%) EMC
10 1 (2.27%) Citrix
10 1 (2.27%) Sun
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