Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

LPAR
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1167 1221 1239
Rank change year-on-year +54 +18 +13
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 10 1 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.001% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 61
UK median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -44.83%
10th Percentile £36,400 £51,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 - £40,000

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 77000 77559 91852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.84% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58017 63717 73591
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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
UK excluding London - 10 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 5 £42,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £50,000 -
England - 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) AS400
3 5 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (50.00%) OS/400
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) CCENT
3 5 (50.00%) iSeries
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Nagios
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SNA
5 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Advertising
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) RPG
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) CICS
6 2 (20.00%) zOS
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) AIX

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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) SNA
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) Telnet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) AS400
1 5 (50.00%) iSeries
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) OS/400
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) RPG
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCENT
1 5 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware