The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 846 826 843
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 19 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.037% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.093% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 16
Average salary £36,800 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,800 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -20.00%
LPAR
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39198 39610 41819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.38% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31877 31504 35390
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LPAR across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in England

LPAR
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LPAR across the England region.

LPAR Salary Trend in England

LPAR
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LPAR across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LPAR Salary Histogram in England

LPAR
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire -13 5 £36,800 -
South West - 4 - -
South East -10 3 £36,250 -11.58%
West Midlands -18 3 £40,000 -
East of England -16 2 £57,500 -
London -35 2 - -
LPAR
UK

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing LPAR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LPAR.

1 46 (73.02%) UNIX
1 46 (73.02%) AIX
2 34 (53.97%) Solaris
2 34 (53.97%) IBM
3 27 (42.86%) Linux
3 27 (42.86%) DNS
3 27 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 27 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (41.27%) NFS
4 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
5 25 (39.68%) DLPAR
6 24 (38.10%) LDAP
7 23 (36.51%) Banking
7 23 (36.51%) Performance Management
8 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 20 (31.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 19 (30.16%) SAN
11 17 (26.98%) Perl
12 15 (23.81%) Windows
13 14 (22.22%) Python
14 13 (20.63%) EMC
14 13 (20.63%) Hitachi
14 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (20.63%) Tivoli
14 13 (20.63%) Finance
14 13 (20.63%) SSH
14 13 (20.63%) Korn
14 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing LPAR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LPAR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) DNS
2 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
3 24 (38.10%) LDAP
4 19 (30.16%) SAN
5 13 (20.63%) SSH
6 3 (4.76%) IPsec
7 2 (3.17%) ATM
7 2 (3.17%) LAN
7 2 (3.17%) WAN
8 1 (1.59%) Network Security
8 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 23 (36.51%) Banking
2 13 (20.63%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Administrator
2 15 (23.81%) UNIX Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (20.63%) UNIX Support
4 11 (17.46%) AIX Administrator
5 10 (15.87%) Team Leader
5 10 (15.87%) UNIX Team Leader
6 8 (12.70%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) AS400 Support
6 8 (12.70%) Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Wintel Administrator
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Technician
9 2 (3.17%) AIX Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) AIX Technician
9 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) Audit Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) DLPAR
2 11 (17.46%) AS400
3 8 (12.70%) iSeries
4 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.76%) HACMP
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (73.02%) UNIX
1 46 (73.02%) AIX
2 34 (53.97%) Solaris
3 27 (42.86%) Linux
4 15 (23.81%) Windows
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (14.29%) HPUX
7 8 (12.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.17%) OS/400
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (36.51%) Performance Management
3 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.87%) Project Management
4 10 (15.87%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (11.11%) Change Management
7 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.52%) Validation
7 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
9 3 (4.76%) Change Control
9 3 (4.76%) Information Security
9 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.17%) Time Management
10 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.17%) High Availability
10 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.17%) Migration
10 2 (3.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Perl
2 14 (22.22%) Python
3 13 (20.63%) Korn
3 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.46%) Shell Script
5 10 (15.87%) SQL
6 5 (7.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) LPIC
3 3 (4.76%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) NFS
2 11 (17.46%) PowerHA
3 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.52%) KVM
5 5 (7.94%) XenApp
6 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
6 4 (6.35%) GPFS
7 3 (4.76%) OpenSSH
8 2 (3.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (20.63%) Puppet
2 13 (20.63%) CFEngine
2 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (20.63%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) yum
4 1 (1.59%) Foglight
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) IBM
2 27 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.63%) EMC
3 13 (20.63%) Hitachi
4 12 (19.05%) Sun
5 8 (12.70%) HP
5 8 (12.70%) VMware
6 6 (9.52%) Cisco
7 5 (7.94%) Citrix
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle
8 3 (4.76%) Remedy
9 2 (3.17%) Brocade
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Veritas