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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LPAR
Rank 837 846 846
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 36 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.039% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.091% 0.098% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 5
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +86.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £95,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
39478 41969 39340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.73% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31471 32600 32070
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

LPAR Salary Histogram in the UK

LPAR
Top 11 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 5 March 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 -3 36 £40,000 -42.85%
East of England +11 13 £40,000 +6.66%
Bedfordshire - 13 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 11 £36,800 -
Yorkshire - 11 £36,800 -
Sheffield - 11 £36,800 -
Birmingham -14 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands -24 6 £40,000 -
London +7 5 £90,000 +12.50%
South East -21 1 £38,500 -6.09%
Surrey - 1 £38,500 -

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 35 (59.32%) UNIX
1 35 (59.32%) AIX
2 31 (52.54%) IBM
3 30 (50.85%) Linux
4 26 (44.07%) Solaris
5 23 (38.98%) SAN
6 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
7 16 (27.12%) HPUX
8 14 (23.73%) AS400
8 14 (23.73%) iSeries
9 13 (22.03%) High Availability
9 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
9 13 (22.03%) OS/400
10 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (20.34%) VMware
11 11 (18.64%) Performance Management
12 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (15.25%) Finance
13 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (15.25%) DNS
14 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
14 8 (13.56%) NFS
14 8 (13.56%) HP
14 8 (13.56%) DLPAR
15 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (11.86%) Performance Analysis
15 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
15 7 (11.86%) LDAP
15 7 (11.86%) Windows
16 6 (10.17%) Perl

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) SAN
2 9 (15.25%) DNS
3 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) LDAP
5 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (8.47%) SNMP
5 5 (8.47%) HTTP
6 3 (5.08%) SSH
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
6 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) ATM
7 2 (3.39%) IPsec
8 1 (1.69%) Network Security
8 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Toad
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Administrator
2 20 (33.90%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (30.51%) AIX Administrator
4 13 (22.03%) Technical Support
5 12 (20.34%) AS400 Support
6 10 (16.95%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (11.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.78%) Wintel Administrator
8 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.08%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) UNIX Support
9 3 (5.08%) UNIX Team Leader
10 2 (3.39%) Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) AIX Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Technical Administrator
11 1 (1.69%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Apache Axis
2 2 (3.39%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) AS400
1 14 (23.73%) iSeries
2 8 (13.56%) DLPAR
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) HACMP
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) UNIX
1 35 (59.32%) AIX
2 30 (50.85%) Linux
3 26 (44.07%) Solaris
4 16 (27.12%) HPUX
5 13 (22.03%) OS/400
6 10 (16.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (11.86%) Windows
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) High Availability
2 11 (18.64%) Performance Management
3 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.86%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.47%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.78%) Validation
8 3 (5.08%) Change Management
8 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL
9 2 (3.39%) Security Management
9 2 (3.39%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.39%) Change Control
9 2 (3.39%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) Perl
2 5 (8.47%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) Python
3 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) Korn
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.39%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (3.39%) VCP4
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.56%) NFS
3 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) PowerHA
4 4 (6.78%) KVM
5 3 (5.08%) GPFS
6 2 (3.39%) OpenSSH
6 2 (3.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (6.78%) Foglight
2 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.08%) CFEngine
2 3 (5.08%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.69%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) IBM
2 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
3 12 (20.34%) VMware
4 8 (13.56%) HP
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle
6 5 (8.47%) Sun
7 4 (6.78%) Cisco
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix
8 3 (5.08%) Brocade
8 3 (5.08%) EMC
8 3 (5.08%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.39%) Remedy
10 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.69%) Symantec
10 1 (1.69%) NetApp
10 1 (1.69%) Veritas
10 1 (1.69%) SAP