Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

LPAR
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1163 1189 1243
Rank change year-on-year +26 +54 +6
Permanent jobs citing LPAR 11 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.015% 0.010% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 25
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £36,950 £40,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,250 £54,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £49,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year -13.71% +17.26% +14.13%

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 73,142 72,039 87,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 40.82% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56,565 59,092 70,404
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LPAR in the UK

LPAR
Top 8 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 16 January 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
UK excluding London +29 11 £42,500 -13.71%
Wales +21 5 £42,500 +21.43%
England +6 3 £38,750 -22.50%
Northern Ireland - 3 £50,000 -
South East +18 1 £45,000 -5.26%
East of England -5 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) AS400
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) OS/400
4 5 (45.45%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (45.45%) iSeries
4 5 (45.45%) CCENT
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) SNA
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Advertising
6 3 (27.27%) FTP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) AIX
6 3 (27.27%) RPG
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) SNMP
7 2 (18.18%) SMTP

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 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) CICS
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) FTP
2 3 (27.27%) SNA
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) Telnet
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) AS400
2 5 (45.45%) iSeries
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) HACMP
4 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) OS/400
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) zOS
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) RPG
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCENT
1 5 (45.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (9.09%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Sun