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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 829 842 852
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 43 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.011% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.028% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 22
Average salary £72,500 £41,875 £34,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.13% +22.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £45,625 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
40537 39288 43034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.90% 39.37% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31905 32189 36486
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
London -7 22 £72,500 +45.00%
South East -11 8 £28,000 -36.00%
South West - 8 £36,500 -
East of England -20 5 £32,750 -
LPAR
UK

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (71.05%) AIX
2 53 (69.74%) UNIX
3 43 (56.58%) Red Hat
4 40 (52.63%) Solaris
5 38 (50.00%) IBM
6 34 (44.74%) Configuration Management
7 32 (42.11%) NFS
7 32 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 32 (42.11%) DNS
7 32 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
8 31 (40.79%) Performance Management
8 31 (40.79%) DLPAR
8 31 (40.79%) LDAP
8 31 (40.79%) Linux
8 31 (40.79%) Banking
9 28 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (30.26%) Perl
11 22 (28.95%) Python
11 22 (28.95%) EMC
11 22 (28.95%) Tivoli
11 22 (28.95%) Hitachi
11 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
11 22 (28.95%) Puppet
11 22 (28.95%) CFEngine
11 22 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (28.95%) Korn
11 22 (28.95%) SSH
12 16 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
13 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (19.74%) Management Information System

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (3.95%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.11%) TCP/IP
1 32 (42.11%) DNS
2 31 (40.79%) LDAP
3 22 (28.95%) SSH
4 10 (13.16%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Toad
General
1 31 (40.79%) Banking
2 14 (18.42%) Finance
3 10 (13.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Administrator
2 23 (30.26%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (28.95%) UNIX Administrator
4 19 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 17 (22.37%) UNIX Support
6 15 (19.74%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 13 (17.11%) AIX Administrator
8 10 (13.16%) AS400 Support
9 9 (11.84%) Team Leader
9 9 (11.84%) UNIX Team Leader
10 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
10 8 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (10.53%) Analyst
11 6 (7.89%) Solaris Administrator
11 6 (7.89%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 4 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 4 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
13 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
13 3 (3.95%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) DLPAR
2 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
3 13 (17.11%) iSeries
4 12 (15.79%) AS400
5 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Firmware
6 3 (3.95%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 54 (71.05%) AIX
2 53 (69.74%) UNIX
3 40 (52.63%) Solaris
4 31 (40.79%) Linux
5 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (15.79%) Windows
7 8 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (9.21%) HPUX
9 4 (5.26%) OS/400
10 2 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) Configuration Management
2 32 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
3 31 (40.79%) Performance Management
4 16 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
5 14 (18.42%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.16%) Validation
7 10 (13.16%) ITIL
7 10 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (11.84%) Project Management
9 4 (5.26%) Change Management
9 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.26%) High Availability
10 3 (3.95%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.63%) SOA
12 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
12 1 (1.32%) Time Management
12 1 (1.32%) Information Security
12 1 (1.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) Perl
2 22 (28.95%) Python
2 22 (28.95%) Korn
2 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
3 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (6.58%) COBOL
6 1 (1.32%) RPG
6 1 (1.32%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) LPIC
2 1 (1.32%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 32 (42.11%) NFS
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) KVM
4 7 (9.21%) PowerHA
5 4 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) OpenSSH
6 1 (1.32%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 22 (28.95%) Puppet
2 22 (28.95%) CFEngine
2 22 (28.95%) Tivoli
2 22 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.95%) Foglight
3 3 (3.95%) YUM
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Red Hat
2 38 (50.00%) IBM
3 22 (28.95%) EMC
3 22 (28.95%) Hitachi
4 10 (13.16%) HP
4 10 (13.16%) Cisco
4 10 (13.16%) VMware
5 9 (11.84%) Sun
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle
7 4 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy