Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 954 1077 1147
Rank change year-on-year +123 +70 -10
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 21 13 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.038% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 34
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +11.84% -15.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £38,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,000 £61,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% +11.84% -15.56%

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 23,129 34,126 39,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.52% 24.67% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17,108 24,817 30,553
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,200 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

LPIC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for LPIC in England

LPIC
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LPIC in England.

Salary trend for LPIC in England

LPIC
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing LPIC in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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
South East +74 18 £70,000 +60.00% 4
North of England +76 2 £47,500 -44.12%
North West - 2 £47,500 -
East of England +50 1 £35,000 -17.65%
LPIC
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing LPIC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for LPIC.

1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (66.67%) MCSE
3 13 (61.90%) CCIE
3 13 (61.90%) CCDP
3 13 (61.90%) OSCP
4 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
5 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 9 (42.86%) DoDAF
5 9 (42.86%) MODAF
6 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (33.33%) CREST Certified
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
7 7 (33.33%) CEH
7 7 (33.33%) CISSP
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) CCNA
8 6 (28.57%) RMADS
8 6 (28.57%) People Management
8 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 5 (23.81%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (19.05%) Ansible
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
11 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (14.29%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) LPAR
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) SUSE
2 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DoDAF
1 9 (42.86%) MODAF
1 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 9 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) People Management
4 5 (23.81%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Information Management
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Storage Management
7 1 (4.76%) Architectural Design
7 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) MCSE
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (61.90%) CCDP
3 13 (61.90%) CCIE
3 13 (61.90%) OSCP
4 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) CEH
5 7 (33.33%) CISSP
5 7 (33.33%) CREST Certified
5 7 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
7 3 (14.29%) BICSI Certification
7 3 (14.29%) CCNP
7 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
7 3 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 3 (14.29%) RHCE
8 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) RMADS
2 1 (4.76%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) PowerHA
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.52%) Linux-HA
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Dell
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki