The table below looks at the statistics for GPFS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPFS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
Rank 895 843 868
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +25
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 9 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.073% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 22
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £40,000 £33,915
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £40,995 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.23% -8.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12333 10473 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.96% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10231 8901 10144
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

GPFS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPFS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

GPFS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPFS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPFS within the UK.

GPFS Salary Trend in the UK

GPFS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPFS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

GPFS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPFS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPFS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 9 £48,500 +2.10% 1
London -34 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
City of London +4 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Cheshire - 2 £34,750 -
North West - 2 £34,750 -
Basingstoke -2 1 - -
Hampshire -13 1 - -
South East -13 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £37,000 -

GPFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GPFS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPFS.

1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 15 (62.50%) Python
4 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
4 13 (54.17%) Open Source
5 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 12 (50.00%) Identity Management
5 12 (50.00%) Solaris
5 12 (50.00%) UNIX
6 11 (45.83%) NFS
7 10 (41.67%) Samba
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
9 8 (33.33%) Perl
9 8 (33.33%) LDAP
9 8 (33.33%) SAN
9 8 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (33.33%) LAMP
9 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
9 8 (33.33%) Xen
9 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (33.33%) Bcfg2
10 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
10 7 (29.17%) Clustering
11 6 (25.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) ITIL
12 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 4 (16.67%) Apache

GPFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GPFS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPFS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
2 1 (4.17%) Maya
2 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 8 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) SMTP
4 2 (8.33%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) BigTable
3 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
3 1 (4.17%) HBase
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Triplestore
3 1 (4.17%) Mahout
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Administrator
2 8 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 8 (33.33%) IT Support Specialist
2 8 (33.33%) IT Support
3 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Server Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX Support
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
7 1 (4.17%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Open Source
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) HACMP
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.17%) Animation
5 1 (4.17%) LPAR
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Solaris
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
2 12 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 15 (62.50%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) R
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) RHCE
3 1 (4.17%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) NFS
2 10 (41.67%) Samba
3 8 (33.33%) Xen
3 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.33%) Corosync
5 2 (8.33%) Postfix
5 2 (8.33%) Squid
6 1 (4.17%) OpenSSH
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
6 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
6 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Bcfg2
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) Cacti
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) Google
5 1 (4.17%) Netezza
5 1 (4.17%) Greenplum
5 1 (4.17%) Talend
5 1 (4.17%) Teradata
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (4.17%) Vertica
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago