The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LPAR
Rank 906 932 972
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +40
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 15 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.032% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.080% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 23
Median salary £49,250 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.12% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%

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
41193 43854 49909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.95% 40.56% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33454 34715 40015
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LPAR as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 14 £48,500 +21.25% 1
London +35 7 £50,000 -28.57% 1
East of England +31 5 £46,000 +53.33%
Bedfordshire +8 5 £46,000 +53.33%
Bedford +5 4 £45,500 +51.66%
South East +32 1 £47,500 +25.00%
North West +13 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
Chester - 1 - -

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing LPAR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LPAR.

1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) AIX
4 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
5 10 (52.63%) High Availability
6 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
8 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
8 7 (36.84%) Firewall
8 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
8 7 (36.84%) Unix
8 7 (36.84%) Solaris
8 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
8 7 (36.84%) DNS
8 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 7 (36.84%) SunGard
8 7 (36.84%) HP
8 7 (36.84%) SAN
8 7 (36.84%) CommVault
8 7 (36.84%) PowerHA
8 7 (36.84%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (36.84%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) CentOS

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
4 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) AS400 Support
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Technician
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) AS400
1 4 (21.05%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) AIX
4 7 (36.84%) CentOS
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) OS/400
7 1 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) High Availability
2 7 (36.84%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Server Building
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) RPG
3 2 (10.53%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) LPIC
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
1 7 (36.84%) PowerHA
1 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (31.58%) Xen
3 2 (10.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
3 7 (36.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
4 4 (21.05%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) CommVault
1 7 (36.84%) HP
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
1 7 (36.84%) SunGard
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus