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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
Rank - 873 848
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 0 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category - 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 18
Average salary - £32,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary - £32,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%

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
13019 10727 10586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.18% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10884 8862 8857
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Perl
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (62.50%) Clustering
3 10 (62.50%) UNIX
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (50.00%) Apache
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) Service Management
6 7 (43.75%) HACMP
6 7 (43.75%) NFS
7 6 (37.50%) Samba
7 6 (37.50%) Veritas
7 6 (37.50%) CentOS
7 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
8 5 (31.25%) Change Control
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (31.25%) Cacti
8 5 (31.25%) Postfix
8 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (31.25%) Corosync
8 5 (31.25%) Squid
8 5 (31.25%) Firewall
8 5 (31.25%) Nagios
8 5 (31.25%) SMTP
8 5 (31.25%) FTP
8 5 (31.25%) HTTP
8 5 (31.25%) AIX
8 5 (31.25%) PHP

GPFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maya
1 1 (6.25%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) SMTP
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) ATM
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX Support
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Clustering
2 7 (43.75%) HACMP
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) LPAR
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) DLPAR
6 1 (6.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) CentOS
5 5 (31.25%) AIX
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) HPUX
7 1 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) IBM AIX Certification
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) NFS
2 6 (37.50%) Samba
3 5 (31.25%) Squid
3 5 (31.25%) Postfix
3 5 (31.25%) Corosync
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) PowerHA
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) Cacti
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Veritas
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (6.25%) Autodesk
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Adobe