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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LPAR
Rank 864 863 858
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 43 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.010% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.031% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 30 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 £34,300 £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%

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
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
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

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

LPAR Salary Histogram in the UK

LPAR
Top 16 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 2 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
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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 +4 42 £72,500 +81.25%
London +10 16 £72,500 +45.00%
South East -14 12 £28,000 -29.78%
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £28,000 -22.22%
Milton Keynes -3 11 £28,000 -22.22%
Gloucestershire - 8 £36,500 -
South West - 8 £36,500 -
Cheltenham - 7 £37,000 -
East of England -18 5 £32,750 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £32,750 -
Bedford - 3 £27,000 -
Hampshire -8 1 - -
Basingstoke -11 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £39,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £39,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 50 (66.67%) AIX
2 49 (65.33%) UNIX
3 38 (50.67%) Red Hat
4 36 (48.00%) IBM
5 34 (45.33%) Solaris
6 31 (41.33%) Configuration Management
7 29 (38.67%) Linux
8 26 (34.67%) DNS
8 26 (34.67%) NFS
8 26 (34.67%) TCP/IP
8 26 (34.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 26 (34.67%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (33.33%) DLPAR
9 25 (33.33%) Banking
9 25 (33.33%) Performance Management
9 25 (33.33%) LDAP
10 21 (28.00%) Perl
11 20 (26.67%) EMC
11 20 (26.67%) Korn
12 19 (25.33%) SSH
12 19 (25.33%) Puppet
12 19 (25.33%) Bash Shell
12 19 (25.33%) CFEngine
12 19 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (25.33%) Python
12 19 (25.33%) Tivoli
12 19 (25.33%) Hitachi
13 18 (24.00%) Performance Analysis
14 16 (21.33%) iSeries
15 15 (20.00%) Management Information System

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) TCP/IP
1 26 (34.67%) DNS
2 25 (33.33%) LDAP
3 19 (25.33%) SSH
4 11 (14.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) IPsec
5 1 (1.33%) FCoE
5 1 (1.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 25 (33.33%) Banking
2 15 (20.00%) Finance
3 10 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) French Language
4 1 (1.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.33%) Luxembourgish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Administrator
2 24 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (29.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 16 (21.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 15 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 14 (18.67%) AIX Administrator
6 14 (18.67%) UNIX Support
7 13 (17.33%) AS400 Support
8 8 (10.67%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (10.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (10.67%) Support Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Technical Support
9 6 (8.00%) Team Leader
9 6 (8.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 6 (8.00%) Solaris Administrator
9 6 (8.00%) UNIX Team Leader
10 4 (5.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) DLPAR
2 16 (21.33%) iSeries
3 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (20.00%) AS400
4 4 (5.33%) HACMP
5 3 (4.00%) Firmware
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (66.67%) AIX
2 49 (65.33%) UNIX
3 34 (45.33%) Solaris
4 29 (38.67%) Linux
5 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (16.00%) Windows
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (9.33%) HPUX
9 5 (6.67%) OS/400
10 2 (2.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Configuration Management
2 26 (34.67%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 18 (24.00%) Performance Analysis
5 14 (18.67%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (17.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.33%) Validation
7 10 (13.33%) ITIL
7 10 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) Change Management
9 5 (6.67%) High Availability
10 4 (5.33%) Resource Management
11 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
12 2 (2.67%) SOA
12 2 (2.67%) Migration
13 1 (1.33%) Information Security
13 1 (1.33%) Change Control
13 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
13 1 (1.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Perl
2 20 (26.67%) Korn
3 19 (25.33%) Bash Shell
3 19 (25.33%) Python
4 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
5 13 (17.33%) SQL
6 5 (6.67%) COBOL
7 1 (1.33%) RPG
7 1 (1.33%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.33%) sed
7 1 (1.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) LPIC
2 1 (1.33%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) NFS
2 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) KVM
4 7 (9.33%) PowerHA
5 4 (5.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.67%) GPFS
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.33%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 26 (34.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 19 (25.33%) Puppet
2 19 (25.33%) CFEngine
2 19 (25.33%) Tivoli
2 19 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.00%) Foglight
3 3 (4.00%) YUM
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (50.67%) Red Hat
2 36 (48.00%) IBM
3 20 (26.67%) EMC
4 19 (25.33%) Hitachi
5 10 (13.33%) HP
5 10 (13.33%) Cisco
5 10 (13.33%) VMware
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
6 6 (8.00%) Sun
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.33%) Symantec
8 1 (1.33%) Remedy