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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LPAR
UK
Rank - 940 919
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 0 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.009% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.021% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 31
Median salary - £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary - £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +21.87%  

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 32416 42370 42058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.97% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26111 33821 33220
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) PowerHA
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) LPIC
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Linux-HA
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) Debian
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (16.67%) HACMP
6 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
6 1 (16.67%) HPUX

LPAR
Top Related 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) LPIC
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) PowerHA
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Linux-HA
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware