Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1154 1265
Rank change year-on-year 0 +111 +8
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 12 49 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.027% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.10% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
England median annual salary £38,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.88% -27.97%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £34,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £38,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -27.14% +23.53% -27.97%

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 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 40430 46817 55921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.95% 26.13% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31312 37804 44917
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%

LPIC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LPIC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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 +6 5 £38,500 -14.44%
South East +35 4 £48,250 -36.51%
West Midlands -6 2 - -
Midlands -11 2 - -
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
LPIC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) Network Security
4 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (41.67%) WatchGuard
5 5 (41.67%) SonicWALL
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) CentOS
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
5 5 (41.67%) PKI
5 5 (41.67%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) Korn
5 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
5 5 (41.67%) C-shell
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) Aruba
5 5 (41.67%) SIEM
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (41.67%) FortiGate
5 5 (41.67%) pfSense
5 5 (41.67%) RHCSA

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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Network Security
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
3 5 (41.67%) IPsec
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (41.67%) PKI
2 4 (33.33%) CMDB
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) CentOS
3 5 (41.67%) Debian
3 5 (41.67%) Kali Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
1 5 (41.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
1 5 (41.67%) SIEM
1 5 (41.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (41.67%) C-shell
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Korn
1 5 (41.67%) Python
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) CEH
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) CREST Certified
3 5 (41.67%) GIAC
3 5 (41.67%) Linux+ Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) RHCA
3 5 (41.67%) RHCE
3 5 (41.67%) RHCSA
3 5 (41.67%) SANS
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) MCP
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (16.67%) CCDP
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) pfSense
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Aruba
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Extreme Networks
2 5 (41.67%) F5
2 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
2 5 (41.67%) SonicWALL
2 5 (41.67%) WatchGuard
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) IBM