Ramp up your career with LPI certifications.

Recommended for professionals: LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and LPIC-3

For IT professionals who want their Linux and open source skills verified in order to boost their career momentum, why wait? According to the Foote Partners report, ‘IT Skills and Certification Index’, there’s double-digit growth in bonuses paid to LPI certified candidates.


The Foote Partners report IT Skills and Certification Index, 2014


The Foote Partners report IT Skills and Certification Index, 2014

LPIC-3 Linux Enterpriseプロフェッショナルのボーナス支給額が1年で25%増加

The Foote Partners report IT Skills and Certification Index, 2014









The open source Jobs Report says hiring managers are looking for open source professionals.

  • 34% are willing to aid with the cost of an employee's open source certification
  • 59% are looking to increase open source hiring
  • 74% have a need for developers
  • 58% are seeking DevOps professionals
  • 65% report open source hiring will rise more than hiring in other departments
  • 87% say it's hard to find open source talent

"ManpowerGroup recently found that 36% of employers globally reported talent shortages in 2014—the highest percentage in seven years. In the United States, more than half (54%) of employers currently have open positions for which they can’t find qualified candidates. Unemployment rates for highly skilled workers continue to fall, job openings are on the rise and companies are finding an increased need to focus their attention on finding staff with job-specific skills needed to meet rapidly changing technologies.”

— ITCC, 2016 white paper, ’The trends that will affect the IT certification industry by 2020’ 


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  • 1. Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 37.9%
  • 2. Linux Foundation Certified Systems Administrator (LFCS) 36.0%
  • 3. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) 24.2%
  • 4. Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) 22.2%
  • 5. SUSE Certified Linux Administrator (CLA) 20.3%
  • 6. CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI 18.3%
  • 7. Linux Professional Institute LPIC-2 17.0%
  • 8. Novell Certified Linux Professional 15.7%
  • 9. Linux Foundation Certified Engineer 13.7%
  • 10. Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA) 8.5%