The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LPAR
Rank 224 212 209
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.15% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LPAR
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1855 1787 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.38% 32.71% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1493 1616
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LPAR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

LPAR Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LPAR
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LPAR across the West Midlands region.

LPAR Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LPAR
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LPAR across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

LPAR Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LPAR
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LPAR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Birmingham -16 4 £53,750 +34.37%
LPAR
England

LPAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) Toad
5 5 (55.56%) Foglight
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
7 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (22.22%) Migration
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (22.22%) VMware
8 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 2 (22.22%) SAN
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) Windows
9 1 (11.11%) Solaris
9 1 (11.11%) NetApp
9 1 (11.11%) HP
9 1 (11.11%) SQL
9 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (11.11%) 3PAR

LPAR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Toad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Administrator
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (22.22%) Architect
5 2 (22.22%) Applications Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Foglight
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR