Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

LPAR
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1215 1222
Rank change year-on-year +42 +7 +48
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 5 7 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.009% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 61
UK median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% -40.74%
10th Percentile £33,050 £44,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £46,050 £53,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £47,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.99% +18.13% +6.67%

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75301 78287 91139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 40.97% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56522 64209 72964
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

LPAR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LPAR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LPAR over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for LPAR in the UK

LPAR
Top 7 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 4 £32,500 -34.01%
UK excluding London +46 3 £38,750 -17.99%
London +29 2 - -
East of England +16 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
1 3 (60.00%) Samba
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SNA
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) SNA
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Expert
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Samba
2 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) IBM