The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for LPIC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 652 656
Rank change year-on-year +69 +4  
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.018% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £38,500 £23,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.82% -32.85%  
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8023 10903 11048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.73% 25.72% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6494 9044 9004
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LPIC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

LPIC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for LPIC in London

LPIC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London - 4 £38,500 -
LPIC
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for LPIC.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (66.67%) WatchGuard
3 4 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
3 4 (66.67%) Aruba
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (66.67%) RHCSA
3 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (66.67%) Linux+ Certification
3 4 (66.67%) RHCA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) RHCE

LPIC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 4 (66.67%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (66.67%) RHCA
2 4 (66.67%) RHCE
2 4 (66.67%) RHCSA
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIE
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Aruba
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 4 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 4 (66.67%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec