Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Linux+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Linux+ Certification
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1145 1210
Rank change year-on-year +19 +65 +77
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 37 62 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.035% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 80
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -19.23% +30.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,300 £41,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -19.23% +30.00%

Linux+ Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40419 46620 56282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.95% 26.11% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31288 37668 45222
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Linux+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Linux+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux+ Certification in England

Linux+ Certification
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification in England.

Salary trend for Linux+ Certification in England

Linux+ Certification
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux+ Certification in England

Linux+ Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 25 £42,500 +6.25%
South West -26 11 £45,000 -18.18%
South East - 1 - -
Linux+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Linux+ Certification.

1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (78.38%) Windows
3 27 (72.97%) TCP/IP
4 24 (64.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (59.46%) CISSP
5 22 (59.46%) Nagios
5 22 (59.46%) Firewall
5 22 (59.46%) GIAC
5 22 (59.46%) VMware
5 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
5 22 (59.46%) SANS
6 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (56.76%) CCNA
7 20 (54.05%) MCSE
8 19 (51.35%) JIRA
8 19 (51.35%) Puppet
9 17 (45.95%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (45.95%) C
9 17 (45.95%) SSCP
10 16 (43.24%) Java
10 16 (43.24%) Python
10 16 (43.24%) Security+ Certification
10 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
10 16 (43.24%) CompTIA Security+
10 16 (43.24%) User Stories
10 16 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (40.54%) Korn
11 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
12 14 (37.84%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (37.84%) SolarWinds

Linux+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) Apache Pig
3 6 (16.22%) IIS
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
4 5 (13.51%) nginx
4 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.11%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) lighttpd
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) Catchpoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) TCP/IP
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
3 12 (32.43%) HTTP
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (27.03%) FCoE
5 10 (27.03%) SNMP
6 7 (18.92%) SAN
7 6 (16.22%) SSL
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (13.51%) HTTPS
8 5 (13.51%) IPsec
8 5 (13.51%) NetScaler
8 5 (13.51%) Network Security
8 5 (13.51%) VPN
8 5 (13.51%) Wireless
9 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Apache Hive
2 7 (18.92%) Big Data
2 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) JIRA
2 10 (27.03%) Redmine
3 9 (24.32%) Bitbucket
4 6 (16.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (16.22%) CodeSonar
4 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (16.22%) git-flow
4 6 (16.22%) Robot Framework
4 6 (16.22%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.51%) Games
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) System Design Authority
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Java EE
1 11 (29.73%) STL
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.22%) Django
2 6 (16.22%) LAMP
2 6 (16.22%) Node.js
2 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (16.22%) REST
2 6 (16.22%) SOAP
2 6 (16.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (13.51%) PKI
3 4 (10.81%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (78.38%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) CentOS
4 8 (21.62%) Debian
4 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
4 8 (21.62%) Unix
5 7 (18.92%) Android
5 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
6 6 (16.22%) Mac OS X
7 5 (13.51%) Kali Linux
7 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (43.24%) User Stories
2 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
3 11 (29.73%) Multithreading
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) High Availability
4 10 (27.03%) ITIL
5 9 (24.32%) Service Management
6 7 (18.92%) Coaching
6 7 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) API Design
7 6 (16.22%) Kanban
7 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Cryptography
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
2 17 (45.95%) C
3 16 (43.24%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) Python
4 15 (40.54%) Korn
5 11 (29.73%) C#
5 11 (29.73%) C++
5 11 (29.73%) Objective-C
6 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.03%) PHP
6 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
7 5 (13.51%) C-shell
7 5 (13.51%) Ruby
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (59.46%) CISSP
2 22 (59.46%) GIAC
2 22 (59.46%) SANS
3 21 (56.76%) CCNA
3 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (54.05%) MCSE
5 17 (45.95%) Network+ Certification
5 17 (45.95%) SSCP
6 16 (43.24%) CompTIA Security+
6 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
6 16 (43.24%) Security+ Certification
7 12 (32.43%) RHCSA
8 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) MCSA
10 5 (13.51%) CEH
10 5 (13.51%) LPIC
10 5 (13.51%) RHCA
10 5 (13.51%) RHCE
10 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) NFS
3 10 (27.03%) Samba
3 10 (27.03%) VMware NSX
4 9 (24.32%) vSphere
5 6 (16.22%) Docker
6 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (13.51%) pfSense
6 5 (13.51%) XenApp
6 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
7 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (59.46%) Nagios
2 19 (51.35%) Puppet
3 10 (27.03%) Ansible
3 10 (27.03%) vCenter Server
4 9 (24.32%) Backup Exec
5 6 (16.22%) Salt
6 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
6 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
6 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (13.51%) SCCM
6 5 (13.51%) SCOM
7 3 (8.11%) Cacti
7 3 (8.11%) Graylog
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) SolarWinds
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 10 (27.03%) EMC
5 10 (27.03%) NetApp
6 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
6 9 (24.32%) Symantec
7 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 8 (21.62%) Juniper
7 8 (21.62%) Palo Alto
7 8 (21.62%) SonicWALL
8 7 (18.92%) HP
9 5 (13.51%) Citrix
9 5 (13.51%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
9 5 (13.51%) IBM
9 5 (13.51%) McAfee
9 5 (13.51%) Sophos
9 5 (13.51%) Veritas