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Whose fault is the IT skills gap? The IT professional’s view

If you work in the IT sector or education – or simply read a newspaper – there’s no need to tell you that a chronic shortage of qualified IT professionals continues to impede economic growth in the UK.  Yet, despite agreeing that there is a problem, authorities across industry, the education sector and the Government,[…]

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Education shake-up & employer investment are key to tackling IT skills shortage

A dramatic overhaul of IT education and better employer investment in training are vital if the UK’s chronic IT skills shortage is to be addressed, according to the UK and Ireland’s Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification providers Future Cert. In a new white paper, Future Cert argues that a double-whammy of factors is taking its[…]

Open Source Technology Skills

Mind The Gap An industry report on open source technology skills in the UK commissioned jointly by non-pro t IT industry bodies LPI, Future Cert and CompTIA, uncovers the depth of the challenge, and indicates that a stronger focus on skills certification could be part of the answer. To obtain a copy of the White[…]

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LPI DevOps Tools Engineer Objectives Feedback

Your input is vital to the exam development process LPI have just finished consulting the field to help us determine the skills, tasks and areas of knowledge needed for jobs in a DevOps environment. The exam development team has drafted an outline of topics that they think should be covered based on this input. Now we need[…]

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LPIC 2 new objectives available on Pearson VUE

LPI (Linux Professional Institute) made available version 4.5 of the LPIC 2 objectives for exam taking at Pearson VUE. The new exam codes will be LPI 201-450 and LPI 202-450. The exam with the v4.0 objectives (202-400) will remain available until August 2017. You may write any version of the exams and they will count[…]

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Open Source Qualification with Government funding: Download our funding guide

As you know, there is a massive skills shortage in Linux and Open Source qualified people in the UK, with a marketplace crying out for new recruits and yet still too few taking the relevant qualifications. Is this because students don’t want to take the qualifications, don’t know about them, or the qualifications are simply[…]

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LPI Launch LPI Certified OpenTechnology DevOps Engineer

“WANTED: developers who understand infrastructure. Automation-focused infrastructure engineers and operations staff. Experienced and non-functional testers. High-end technical delivery managers and architects with a solid background in IT development and operations. If you saw these job adverts, how confident would you feel that you could fit the bill? In fact, would you know anyone who could?[…]