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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 833 838 843
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 41 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.011% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.033% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 24
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £36,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £45,625 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
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
33444 33345 37120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.19% 33.55% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26478 27134 31560
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 15 £72,500 +45.00%
South East -22 12 £28,000 -29.78%
South West - 7 £36,000 -
East of England -9 5 £32,750 -
West Midlands -4 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
LPAR
UK

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (66.67%) AIX
2 47 (65.28%) UNIX
3 36 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 34 (47.22%) IBM
5 33 (45.83%) Solaris
6 30 (41.67%) Configuration Management
7 28 (38.89%) Linux
8 25 (34.72%) NFS
8 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
8 25 (34.72%) DNS
8 25 (34.72%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (33.33%) Banking
9 24 (33.33%) Performance Management
9 24 (33.33%) DLPAR
9 24 (33.33%) LDAP
9 24 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 20 (27.78%) Perl
11 19 (26.39%) EMC
12 18 (25.00%) Python
12 18 (25.00%) Hitachi
12 18 (25.00%) Tivoli
12 18 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 18 (25.00%) SSH
12 18 (25.00%) Korn
12 18 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
12 18 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (25.00%) Puppet
12 18 (25.00%) CFEngine
13 15 (20.83%) iSeries
14 14 (19.44%) Management Information System

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) TCP/IP
1 25 (34.72%) DNS
2 24 (33.33%) LDAP
3 18 (25.00%) SSH
4 11 (15.28%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) Broadband
5 1 (1.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 24 (33.33%) Banking
2 13 (18.06%) Finance
3 10 (13.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Administrator
2 24 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (30.56%) UNIX Administrator
4 15 (20.83%) UNIX Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 14 (19.44%) AIX Administrator
6 13 (18.06%) AS400 Support
6 13 (18.06%) UNIX Support
7 8 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.72%) Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.33%) Technical Support
9 6 (8.33%) Team Leader
9 6 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 6 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (8.33%) UNIX Team Leader
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) DLPAR
2 15 (20.83%) iSeries
3 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 14 (19.44%) AS400
4 4 (5.56%) HACMP
5 3 (4.17%) Firmware
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (66.67%) AIX
2 47 (65.28%) UNIX
3 33 (45.83%) Solaris
4 28 (38.89%) Linux
5 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (15.28%) Windows
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (9.72%) HPUX
8 5 (6.94%) OS/400
9 2 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 25 (34.72%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 18 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 14 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.89%) Validation
7 10 (13.89%) ITIL
7 10 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Project Management
9 5 (6.94%) High Availability
9 5 (6.94%) Change Management
10 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
11 3 (4.17%) Capacity Management
12 2 (2.78%) SOA
13 1 (1.39%) Data Migration
13 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
13 1 (1.39%) Time Management
13 1 (1.39%) Change Control
13 1 (1.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) Perl
2 18 (25.00%) Python
2 18 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 18 (25.00%) Korn
3 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
4 12 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (5.56%) COBOL
6 1 (1.39%) sed
6 1 (1.39%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.39%) RPG
6 1 (1.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) LPIC
2 1 (1.39%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) NFS
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) KVM
4 7 (9.72%) PowerHA
5 4 (5.56%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) GPFS
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.39%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 24 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 18 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (25.00%) Puppet
2 18 (25.00%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.17%) YUM
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.17%) Foglight
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 34 (47.22%) IBM
3 19 (26.39%) EMC
4 18 (25.00%) Hitachi
5 10 (13.89%) VMware
5 10 (13.89%) HP
5 10 (13.89%) Cisco
6 6 (8.33%) Sun
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle
8 4 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.39%) Symantec
9 1 (1.39%) Remedy