The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LPAR in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LPAR over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

LPAR
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 901 928
Rank change year-on-year +37 +27  
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 6 12 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.012% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.016% 0.029% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 38
Median salary £60,000 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.71% +21.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £46,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.34% +16.87%  

LPAR is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37430 40744 45349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.00% 41.43% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29307 33318 36173
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,010 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LPAR
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LPAR as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for LPAR in the UK

LPAR
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LPAR in the UK

LPAR
Top 5 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 23 June 2017. 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 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 +47 6 £60,000 +25.00%
London +16 4 - -
South East +55 2 £60,000 +26.31%
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Samba
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) PowerHA
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

LPAR
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) NFS
1 4 (66.67%) Samba
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle