The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LPIC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 921 922
Rank change year-on-year +78 +1  
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 16 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.052% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 8
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £23,500 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  

LPIC is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19871 27024 27770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.56% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15780 21884 21988
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LPIC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing LPIC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for LPIC in England

LPIC
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for LPIC in England

LPIC
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LPIC in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LPIC in England

LPIC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +67 5 £38,500 +63.82%
East of England +37 5 £45,000 +46.34%
West Midlands - 4 - -
South West +34 2 £40,000 -30.43%
LPIC
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing LPIC 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 LPIC.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (82.50%) Red Hat
3 29 (72.50%) Firewall
3 29 (72.50%) DNS
4 27 (67.50%) VMware
5 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (65.00%) Data Centre
6 25 (62.50%) Line Management
6 25 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
6 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
6 25 (62.50%) SQL
6 25 (62.50%) IIS
7 23 (57.50%) Firmware
7 23 (57.50%) CMDB
8 22 (55.00%) SCCM
8 22 (55.00%) SCOM
8 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
8 22 (55.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 22 (55.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 22 (55.00%) IBM
8 22 (55.00%) NetBackup
8 22 (55.00%) Backup Exec
8 22 (55.00%) Publishing
8 22 (55.00%) Service Delivery
8 22 (55.00%) Citrix
8 22 (55.00%) SSL
8 22 (55.00%) Presales
8 22 (55.00%) IT Strategy

LPIC
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 25 (62.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) DNS
1 29 (72.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) SSL
3 7 (17.50%) DHCP
3 7 (17.50%) Network Security
4 5 (12.50%) Wireless
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (10.00%) LAN
5 4 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.50%) LDAP
6 3 (7.50%) SAN
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) BGP
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) OSPF
7 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (55.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Support
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Network Support
6 1 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (57.50%) CMDB
3 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.50%) LPAR
4 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.00%) CentOS
6 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 3 (7.50%) Unix
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 25 (62.50%) Line Management
2 22 (55.00%) IT Strategy
2 22 (55.00%) Presales
2 22 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Change Control
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) High Availability
4 3 (7.50%) ISMS
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 22 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) CCNA
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (20.00%) RHCE
4 7 (17.50%) MCSE
4 7 (17.50%) RHCSA
5 6 (15.00%) JNCIS
6 5 (12.50%) CCNP
6 5 (12.50%) JNCIA
7 4 (10.00%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (10.00%) MCSA
7 4 (10.00%) RHCA
8 3 (7.50%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (7.50%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (7.50%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 23 (57.50%) Firmware
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) PowerHA
4 3 (7.50%) Snort
5 2 (5.00%) KVM
5 2 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) Backup Exec
1 22 (55.00%) NetBackup
1 22 (55.00%) SCCM
1 22 (55.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (7.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Red Hat
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (55.00%) Citrix
4 22 (55.00%) IBM
5 6 (15.00%) Juniper
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) Aruba
7 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (10.00%) F5
7 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (10.00%) SonicWALL
7 4 (10.00%) WatchGuard
8 3 (7.50%) Pegasus
9 2 (5.00%) Sun
10 1 (2.50%) Dell
10 1 (2.50%) EMC
10 1 (2.50%) HP