Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

LPAR
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1178 1279
Rank change year-on-year +6 +101 -54
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 10 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.008% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 15
UK median annual salary £48,750 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £41,225 £57,500 £42,700
90th Percentile £54,250 £62,500 £52,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £60,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +30.43% +15.00%

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 76,456 77,275 88,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.48% 43.51% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 59,056 60,463 72,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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 +23 10 £48,750 -18.75% 1
UK excluding London +5 10 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Midlands - 10 £48,750 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing LPAR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for LPAR.

1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) AIX
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Korn
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) SAP HANA
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) SAP
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (70.00%) SUSE
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Cronacle
4 6 (60.00%) Puppet
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) AS400
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector

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 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) AIX Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) AIX
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (70.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Korn
2 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Cronacle
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (60.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) SAP
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle