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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LPAR
Rank 834 890 862
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -28
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 61 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.077% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 15
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
43762 46717 43458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.06% 39.67% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34770 37029 35380
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

LPAR Salary Histogram in the UK

LPAR
Top 24 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 6 July 2015. 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 +40 54 £40,000 -7.51% 6
East of England +18 14 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Bedfordshire +16 12 £40,000 +6.66% 4
South East +9 12 £37,250 -
South West - 10 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 10 £37,500 -
Surrey - 9 £37,000 -
Staines - 9 £37,000 -
North West - 7 £65,000 - 2
Manchester - 7 £65,000 - 1
Bedford - 5 £30,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 5 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £65,000 -
Scotland - 5 £65,000 -
Birmingham -5 4 £53,750 +34.37%
West Midlands -10 4 £53,750 +34.37%
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes -19 3 £37,500 -
London +9 2 £57,500 -17.85%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 52 (54.17%) UNIX
2 50 (52.08%) IBM
3 41 (42.71%) AS400
4 39 (40.63%) SAN
5 37 (38.54%) AIX
6 31 (32.29%) Linux
6 31 (32.29%) iSeries
7 30 (31.25%) Change Management
8 28 (29.17%) Windows
9 25 (26.04%) OS/400
10 24 (25.00%) VMware
11 23 (23.96%) High Availability
12 22 (22.92%) Finance
13 20 (20.83%) Oracle
14 18 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (17.71%) SQL
16 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
16 16 (16.67%) Data Centre
17 15 (15.63%) Banking
17 15 (15.63%) Retail
17 15 (15.63%) Asset Management
17 15 (15.63%) Process Management
17 15 (15.63%) Solaris
17 15 (15.63%) Hitachi
18 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
18 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
19 11 (11.46%) HP
20 10 (10.42%) Brocade

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (40.63%) SAN
2 10 (10.42%) LAN
2 10 (10.42%) WAN
3 6 (6.25%) HTTP
3 6 (6.25%) SNMP
3 6 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (5.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Toad
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Banking
2 15 (15.63%) Retail
3 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) AS400 Support
2 26 (27.08%) Administrator
3 25 (26.04%) Technical Support
4 17 (17.71%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (15.63%) UNIX Specialist
5 15 (15.63%) UNIX Administrator
5 15 (15.63%) Technical Specialist
5 15 (15.63%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 12 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 11 (11.46%) AIX Administrator
8 8 (8.33%) Applications Architect
8 8 (8.33%) Architect
9 6 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
12 3 (3.13%) Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) Apache Axis
2 3 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (42.71%) AS400
2 31 (32.29%) iSeries
3 16 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 9 (9.38%) HACMP
5 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (54.17%) UNIX
2 37 (38.54%) AIX
3 31 (32.29%) Linux
4 28 (29.17%) Windows
5 25 (26.04%) OS/400
6 18 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (15.63%) Solaris
8 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (10.42%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (6.25%) HPUX
11 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Change Management
2 23 (23.96%) High Availability
3 16 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 15 (15.63%) Asset Management
4 15 (15.63%) Process Management
5 10 (10.42%) ITIL
5 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.38%) Security Management
6 9 (9.38%) Software Licensing
6 9 (9.38%) Patch Management
7 8 (8.33%) Migration
8 6 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.25%) OO
9 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.21%) SDLC
10 4 (4.17%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.17%) Time Management
11 3 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 1 (1.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.25%) Java
4 5 (5.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (8.33%) LPIC
3 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.38%) PowerHA
3 8 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) NetBackup
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (5.21%) Foglight
4 3 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) IBM
2 24 (25.00%) VMware
3 20 (20.83%) Oracle
4 15 (15.63%) Hitachi
5 13 (13.54%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.46%) HP
7 10 (10.42%) Brocade
8 9 (9.38%) Sun
9 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.04%) Symantec
10 1 (1.04%) NetApp
10 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
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