The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 862 850 863
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 42 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.027% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 34 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%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43065 40944 45107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 38.94% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33681 33257 37930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LPAR
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LPAR within the UK.

LPAR Salary Trend in the UK

LPAR
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LPAR over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

LPAR Salary Histogram in the UK

LPAR
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -14 42 £72,500 +73.13%
London -11 21 £72,500 +45.00%
South East -9 8 £28,000 -36.00%
South West - 8 £36,500 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £36,500 -
Cheltenham - 7 £37,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £28,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £28,000 -
East of England -14 5 £32,750 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £32,750 -
Bedford - 3 £27,000 -
Basingstoke -2 1 - -
Hampshire -13 1 - -

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 39 (51.32%) Solaris
5 37 (48.68%) IBM
6 33 (43.42%) Configuration Management
7 32 (42.11%) Linux
8 31 (40.79%) DNS
8 31 (40.79%) NFS
8 31 (40.79%) TCP/IP
8 31 (40.79%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (39.47%) Banking
9 30 (39.47%) Performance Management
9 30 (39.47%) DLPAR
9 30 (39.47%) LDAP
10 28 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (28.95%) Perl
11 22 (28.95%) Korn
12 21 (27.63%) Bash Shell
12 21 (27.63%) Puppet
12 21 (27.63%) SSH
12 21 (27.63%) CFEngine
12 21 (27.63%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (27.63%) Python
12 21 (27.63%) EMC
12 21 (27.63%) Tivoli
12 21 (27.63%) Hitachi
13 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
14 15 (19.74%) Management Information System

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.79%) DNS
1 31 (40.79%) TCP/IP
2 30 (39.47%) LDAP
3 21 (27.63%) SSH
4 10 (13.16%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) FCoE
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 30 (39.47%) Banking
2 15 (19.74%) Finance
3 10 (13.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) German Language
4 1 (1.32%) Luxembourgish Language
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Administrator
2 23 (30.26%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (28.95%) UNIX Administrator
4 18 (23.68%) UNIX Engineer
5 16 (21.05%) 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%) UNIX Team Leader
9 9 (11.84%) Team Leader
10 8 (10.53%) Analyst
10 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
10 8 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (7.89%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 6 (7.89%) Solaris Administrator
12 4 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 4 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
13 3 (3.95%) Senior Technician
13 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 30 (39.47%) 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 39 (51.32%) Solaris
4 32 (42.11%) Linux
5 16 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (15.79%) Windows
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
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 33 (43.42%) Configuration Management
2 31 (40.79%) Performance Tuning
3 30 (39.47%) 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%) Change Control
12 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
12 1 (1.32%) Time Management
12 1 (1.32%) Information Security
12 1 (1.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) Perl
1 22 (28.95%) Korn
2 21 (27.63%) Bash Shell
2 21 (27.63%) Python
3 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (6.58%) COBOL
6 1 (1.32%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) LPIC
2 1 (1.32%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 31 (40.79%) 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%) GPFS
6 1 (1.32%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 21 (27.63%) Puppet
2 21 (27.63%) CFEngine
2 21 (27.63%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (27.63%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.95%) YUM
3 3 (3.95%) Foglight
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Red Hat
2 37 (48.68%) IBM
3 21 (27.63%) EMC
3 21 (27.63%) Hitachi
4 10 (13.16%) VMware
4 10 (13.16%) HP
4 10 (13.16%) Cisco
5 9 (11.84%) Sun
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle
7 4 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy