The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for LPIC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 900 971
Rank change year-on-year +54 +71  
Permanent jobs citing LPIC 24 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.050% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 15
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £41,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £48,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -16.49% +43.70%  

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21959 26250 30481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.64% 26.69% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17118 21208 24166
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

LPIC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

LPIC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LPIC in the UK

LPIC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LPIC over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LPIC in the UK

LPIC
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPIC within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +62 23 £39,500 -16.84% 3
West Midlands +17 8 - -
Birmingham +15 8 - -
London +21 7 £38,500 -8.33%
City of London - 7 £38,500 -
South East +56 4 £45,750 -3.68%
East of England 0 3 £40,500 -17.76% 1
Cambridge - 3 £40,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,500 - 1
Surrey +36 2 £31,500 -
Farnham - 2 £31,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for LPIC.

1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 33 (80.49%) Firewall
3 28 (68.29%) Red Hat
4 25 (60.98%) VMware
5 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (58.54%) DNS
5 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
6 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
7 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
8 20 (48.78%) Windows
8 20 (48.78%) SQL
8 20 (48.78%) IIS
8 20 (48.78%) Line Management
9 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
10 17 (41.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (41.46%) RHCE
11 16 (39.02%) Citrix
11 16 (39.02%) CMDB
11 16 (39.02%) IT Strategy
12 15 (36.59%) Network Security
13 14 (34.15%) SCCM
13 14 (34.15%) SCOM
13 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (34.15%) NetBackup
13 14 (34.15%) Backup Exec
13 14 (34.15%) Wireless
13 14 (34.15%) Publishing
13 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
13 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (34.15%) Firmware

LPIC
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 20 (48.78%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (80.49%) Firewall
2 24 (58.54%) DNS
3 15 (36.59%) Network Security
4 14 (34.15%) SSL
4 14 (34.15%) Wireless
5 12 (29.27%) DHCP
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (26.83%) VPN
7 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.63%) LAN
8 6 (14.63%) LDAP
8 6 (14.63%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (12.20%) HTTP
9 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
9 5 (12.20%) IPsec
9 5 (12.20%) WAN
10 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (7.32%) MPLS
11 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (34.15%) Publishing
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (21.95%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Data Centre
2 16 (39.02%) CMDB
3 9 (21.95%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (17.07%) PKI
5 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (26.83%) Ubuntu
5 10 (24.39%) CentOS
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.07%) Debian
8 5 (12.20%) Kali Linux
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Line Management
2 17 (41.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (39.02%) IT Strategy
4 14 (34.15%) Presales
4 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
5 11 (26.83%) ITIL
6 10 (24.39%) SIEM
7 8 (19.51%) Security Operations
8 7 (17.07%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (17.07%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
10 5 (12.20%) Change Control
10 5 (12.20%) Cryptography
10 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
10 5 (12.20%) Service Management
11 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
12 3 (7.32%) ISMS
12 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
4 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) C-shell
5 5 (12.20%) Korn
5 5 (12.20%) Perl
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (41.46%) RHCE
3 14 (34.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (34.15%) RHCSA
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (26.83%) Linux+ Certification
5 11 (26.83%) MCSE
5 11 (26.83%) RHCA
6 10 (24.39%) CCNA
7 9 (21.95%) MCSA
8 5 (12.20%) CCNP
8 5 (12.20%) CEH
8 5 (12.20%) CISSP
8 5 (12.20%) CREST Certified
8 5 (12.20%) GIAC
8 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
8 5 (12.20%) SANS
8 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
3 14 (34.15%) Firmware
4 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
5 7 (17.07%) pfSense
6 3 (7.32%) Snort
7 2 (4.88%) KVM
7 2 (4.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Backup Exec
1 14 (34.15%) NetBackup
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
1 14 (34.15%) SCOM
2 11 (26.83%) FortiGate
3 8 (19.51%) Puppet
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (7.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (7.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (4.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Red Hat
2 25 (60.98%) VMware
3 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Citrix
5 14 (34.15%) F5
5 14 (34.15%) IBM
6 12 (29.27%) Juniper
7 11 (26.83%) Aruba
7 11 (26.83%) CheckPoint
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco
7 11 (26.83%) Extreme Networks
7 11 (26.83%) Fortinet
7 11 (26.83%) Palo Alto
7 11 (26.83%) SonicWALL
7 11 (26.83%) WatchGuard
8 3 (7.32%) Pegasus
9 2 (4.88%) AlienVault
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) McAfee
9 2 (4.88%) Sun
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
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UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
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