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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
Rank 879 872 900
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 23 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.014% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 - -

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

LPIC Salary Histogram in the UK

LPIC
Top 14 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 19 September 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 0 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
London -18 14 £55,000 +15.78%
Milton Keynes - 3 £28,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £28,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 -
South East - 3 £28,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £27,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £27,000 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
Bedford - 2 £27,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 - -

LPIC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (79.41%) VMware
2 26 (76.47%) Linux
3 24 (70.59%) SAN
4 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (58.82%) Clustering
5 20 (58.82%) Apache
5 20 (58.82%) Tomcat
5 20 (58.82%) MySQL
6 19 (55.88%) Perl
6 19 (55.88%) ITIL
6 19 (55.88%) LDAP
6 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
6 19 (55.88%) RHCE
6 19 (55.88%) Ubuntu
7 18 (52.94%) Linux+ Certification
7 18 (52.94%) LAMP
7 18 (52.94%) SUSE
7 18 (52.94%) NFS
7 18 (52.94%) PHP
7 18 (52.94%) WebLogic
7 18 (52.94%) Python
7 18 (52.94%) JBoss
7 18 (52.94%) Solaris
7 18 (52.94%) Postfix
7 18 (52.94%) Sendmail
7 18 (52.94%) Hadoop
7 18 (52.94%) Bash Shell
7 18 (52.94%) Puppet
7 18 (52.94%) MongoDB

LPIC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (58.82%) Apache
1 20 (58.82%) Tomcat
2 18 (52.94%) WebSphere
2 18 (52.94%) WebLogic
2 18 (52.94%) CloudStack
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) SAN
2 19 (55.88%) LDAP
2 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.94%) Junos
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) SMTP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) RIP
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) MySQL
2 18 (52.94%) Hadoop
2 18 (52.94%) MongoDB
General
1 16 (47.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Administrator
2 20 (58.82%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (23.53%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) AIX Technician
5 2 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) LPAR
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (55.88%) Ubuntu
4 18 (52.94%) Solaris
4 18 (52.94%) SUSE
5 6 (17.65%) UNIX
6 5 (14.71%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) HPUX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Perl
2 18 (52.94%) PHP
2 18 (52.94%) Python
2 18 (52.94%) Ruby
2 18 (52.94%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) RHCE
2 18 (52.94%) Linux+ Certification
2 18 (52.94%) Degree
3 9 (26.47%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (20.59%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) RHCA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) MCP
7 1 (2.94%) CCENT
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (52.94%) Postfix
2 18 (52.94%) Sendmail
2 18 (52.94%) NFS
2 18 (52.94%) Xen
2 18 (52.94%) KVM
3 5 (14.71%) PowerHA
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) JBoss
3 7 (20.59%) IBM
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Intel
4 6 (17.65%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago