Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Linux+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Linux+ Certification
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1035 1117 1197
Rank change year-on-year +82 +80 +37
Permanent jobs citing Linux+ Certification 40 69 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.041% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.17% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 20
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +9.76% -25.45%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,975
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £59,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -18.18%

Linux+ Certification 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33,120 39,621 43,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.43% 23.66% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,041 29,397 33,417
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,226
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Linux+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Linux+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Linux+ Certification in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification.

Salary trend for Linux+ Certification in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux+ Certification in the UK

Linux+ Certification
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
England +76 40 £55,000 +22.22% 5
UK excluding London +44 33 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South West +13 26 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +71 7 £55,000 - 3
London +70 7 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT jobs citing Linux+ Certification 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 with a requirement for Linux+ Certification.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (97.50%) MCSE
2 39 (97.50%) CISSP
2 39 (97.50%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (97.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (97.50%) CCNA
2 39 (97.50%) SSCP
2 39 (97.50%) GIAC
2 39 (97.50%) Network+ Certification
2 39 (97.50%) Big Data
2 39 (97.50%) Docker
2 39 (97.50%) Kubernetes
2 39 (97.50%) SANS
2 39 (97.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 38 (95.00%) GraphQL
3 38 (95.00%) React
3 38 (95.00%) API Design
3 38 (95.00%) git-flow
3 38 (95.00%) Vue.js
3 38 (95.00%) Apache Spark
3 38 (95.00%) GCP
3 38 (95.00%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (95.00%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (95.00%) OpenShift
3 38 (95.00%) Kafka
3 38 (95.00%) Bitbucket
3 38 (95.00%) AngularJS
3 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
3 38 (95.00%) Node.js
3 38 (95.00%) REST

Linux+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (95.00%) Apache Spark
1 38 (95.00%) Elasticsearch
1 38 (95.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 38 (95.00%) AWS
1 38 (95.00%) Azure
1 38 (95.00%) GCP
1 38 (95.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) Firewall
1 38 (95.00%) HTTPS
1 38 (95.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (97.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (95.00%) Bitbucket
1 38 (95.00%) Git (software)
1 38 (95.00%) git-flow
1 38 (95.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) C++ Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) Software Consultant
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 12 (30.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Test Consultant
3 12 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Test Leader
4 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Developer
6 5 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (10.00%) UI Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Web Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
1 38 (95.00%) AngularJS
1 38 (95.00%) ASP.NET
1 38 (95.00%) GraphQL
1 38 (95.00%) Kafka
1 38 (95.00%) Node.js
1 38 (95.00%) React
1 38 (95.00%) REST
1 38 (95.00%) Spring
1 38 (95.00%) Spring MVC
1 38 (95.00%) Vue.js
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Cybercrime
2 15 (37.50%) Cyberattack
3 4 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (95.00%) Android
2 38 (95.00%) Apple iOS
3 23 (57.50%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Fedora
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Debian
6 1 (2.50%) Gentoo
6 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) API Design
1 38 (95.00%) Cybersecurity
1 38 (95.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 38 (95.00%) Kanban
1 38 (95.00%) MVC
1 38 (95.00%) Penetration Testing
1 38 (95.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 38 (95.00%) Scrum
2 34 (85.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (52.50%) Malware Analysis
4 13 (32.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) IT Governance
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) C
2 19 (47.50%) C++
3 18 (45.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (97.50%) CCNA
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco Certification
1 39 (97.50%) CISSP
1 39 (97.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 39 (97.50%) GIAC
1 39 (97.50%) MCSE
1 39 (97.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 39 (97.50%) Network+ Certification
1 39 (97.50%) SANS
1 39 (97.50%) SSCP
2 37 (92.50%) Degree
3 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) RHCE
System Software
1 39 (97.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) NFS
2 1 (2.50%) Samba
2 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (97.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) OpenNMS
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (95.00%) Google
2 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) EMC
3 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) NetApp
3 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.50%) VMware