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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 897 934
Rank change year-on-year +63 +37  
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 23 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.049% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 16
Median salary £39,500 £46,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.50% +20.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £40,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £49,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year -17.76% +31.33%  

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 20327 24589 28451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.58% 26.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15927 20103 22746
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
West Midlands +14 8 - -
London +32 7 £38,500 -8.33%
South East +49 4 £45,750 -
East of England +1 3 £40,500 -17.76% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
LPIC
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 38 (95.00%) Linux
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
3 28 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 24 (60.00%) VMware
5 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (57.50%) DNS
5 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
6 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
6 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
7 19 (47.50%) Windows
7 19 (47.50%) SQL
7 19 (47.50%) IIS
7 19 (47.50%) Line Management
7 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
8 17 (42.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (40.00%) IT Strategy
9 16 (40.00%) Citrix
9 16 (40.00%) RHCE
9 16 (40.00%) CMDB
10 15 (37.50%) Network Security
11 14 (35.00%) SCCM
11 14 (35.00%) SCOM
11 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (35.00%) NetBackup
11 14 (35.00%) Backup Exec
11 14 (35.00%) Wireless
11 14 (35.00%) Publishing
11 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
11 14 (35.00%) Firmware
11 14 (35.00%) IBM

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 19 (47.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) DNS
3 15 (37.50%) Network Security
4 14 (35.00%) SSL
4 14 (35.00%) Wireless
5 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (27.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 11 (27.50%) DHCP
5 11 (27.50%) VPN
6 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.00%) LAN
7 6 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (12.50%) HTTP
8 5 (12.50%) HTTPS
8 5 (12.50%) IPsec
8 5 (12.50%) LDAP
8 5 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (7.50%) MPLS
10 2 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (35.00%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (22.50%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Server Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 16 (40.00%) CMDB
3 9 (22.50%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (17.50%) PKI
5 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Ubuntu
5 10 (25.00%) CentOS
6 7 (17.50%) Debian
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (12.50%) Kali Linux
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Line Management
2 17 (42.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (40.00%) IT Strategy
4 14 (35.00%) Presales
4 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (25.00%) ITIL
5 10 (25.00%) SIEM
6 8 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (17.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (17.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (12.50%) Change Control
8 5 (12.50%) Cryptography
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Service Management
9 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.50%) ISMS
10 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Python
3 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) C-shell
5 5 (12.50%) Korn
5 5 (12.50%) Perl
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) RHCE
3 14 (35.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (35.00%) RHCSA
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (27.50%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (27.50%) RHCA
7 10 (25.00%) CCNA
7 10 (25.00%) MCSE
8 8 (20.00%) MCSA
9 5 (12.50%) CCNP
9 5 (12.50%) CEH
9 5 (12.50%) CISSP
9 5 (12.50%) CREST Certified
9 5 (12.50%) GIAC
9 5 (12.50%) JNCIS
9 5 (12.50%) SANS
9 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.00%) Firmware
4 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.50%) pfSense
5 3 (7.50%) Snort
6 2 (5.00%) KVM
6 2 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Backup Exec
1 14 (35.00%) NetBackup
1 14 (35.00%) SCCM
1 14 (35.00%) SCOM
2 11 (27.50%) FortiGate
3 7 (17.50%) Puppet
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (7.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (7.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (60.00%) VMware
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (40.00%) Citrix
5 14 (35.00%) IBM
6 13 (32.50%) F5
7 12 (30.00%) Juniper
8 11 (27.50%) Aruba
8 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
8 11 (27.50%) Cisco
8 11 (27.50%) Extreme Networks
8 11 (27.50%) Fortinet
8 11 (27.50%) Palo Alto
8 11 (27.50%) SonicWALL
8 11 (27.50%) WatchGuard
9 3 (7.50%) Pegasus
10 2 (5.00%) AlienVault
10 2 (5.00%) Dell
10 2 (5.00%) McAfee
10 2 (5.00%) Sun
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago