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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
Rank 873 886 855
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 5 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.039% 0.066% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 14
Average salary £42,000 £32,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £32,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -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
12763 10604 10845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 10.34% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10807 8762 9204
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

GPFS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPFS
Top 10 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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 -6 5 £42,000 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire -11 2 £42,000 +31.25%
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £42,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £42,000 -
Watford - 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -

GPFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (88.89%) Perl
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) UNIX
3 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 10 (55.56%) Clustering
5 9 (50.00%) Apache
5 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (44.44%) NFS
7 7 (38.89%) HACMP
7 7 (38.89%) Service Management
7 7 (38.89%) IBM
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
8 6 (33.33%) Change Control
8 6 (33.33%) CentOS
8 6 (33.33%) Veritas
8 6 (33.33%) AIX
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Samba
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) Nagios
9 5 (27.78%) PHP
9 5 (27.78%) Python
9 5 (27.78%) IBM AIX Certification
9 5 (27.78%) SMTP
9 5 (27.78%) FTP
9 5 (27.78%) HTTP
9 5 (27.78%) Cacti
9 5 (27.78%) Postfix
9 5 (27.78%) Squid

GPFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maya
1 1 (5.56%) 3ds Max
1 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) SMTP
2 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) IPsec
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) ATM
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Administrator
2 8 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Support
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Clustering
2 7 (38.89%) HACMP
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (22.22%) LPAR
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Animation
7 1 (5.56%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) CentOS
4 6 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) Change Control
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) IBM AIX Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) RHCE
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) NFS
2 6 (33.33%) Samba
3 5 (27.78%) Postfix
3 5 (27.78%) Squid
3 5 (27.78%) Corosync
4 4 (22.22%) PowerHA
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 3 (16.67%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Nagios
1 5 (27.78%) Cacti
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Autodesk
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe