Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GPFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPFS over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1070 1134 1168
Rank change year-on-year +64 +34 +76
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 20 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.091% 0.071% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
England median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +10.39% -38.40%
10th Percentile £30,479 £38,595 £36,350
90th Percentile £110,000 £46,500 £40,200
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +41.18% +10.39% -30.00%

GPFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22,067 21,116 20,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 13.08% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18,005 17,729 16,999
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

GPFS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GPFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GPFS in England

GPFS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GPFS in England

GPFS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPFS in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for GPFS in England

GPFS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPFS within the England region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
South East +45 15 £60,000 +41.18%
London +32 3 £100,000 +156.41%
East of England - 1 £48,000 -
South West - 1 £45,575 -
GPFS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT jobs citing GPFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for GPFS.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Unix
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) VMware
4 14 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
5 13 (65.00%) AIX
5 13 (65.00%) Solaris
5 13 (65.00%) NetApp
5 13 (65.00%) HACMP
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 13 (65.00%) Clustering
5 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
7 9 (45.00%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (40.00%) Intel
9 7 (35.00%) OLTP
9 7 (35.00%) Internet
9 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (35.00%) N-Tier
9 7 (35.00%) Firewall
9 7 (35.00%) High Availability
10 6 (30.00%) PaaS
10 6 (30.00%) IaaS
10 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (30.00%) Change Management
10 6 (30.00%) Finance
10 6 (30.00%) Java

GPFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) IaaS
1 6 (30.00%) PaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (35.00%) OLTP
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) KDB
3 1 (5.00%) Kdb+
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Python Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Clustering
1 13 (65.00%) HACMP
2 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (35.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Unix
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) AIX
4 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (65.00%) Solaris
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (45.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (35.00%) High Availability
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Storage Management
7 2 (10.00%) Task Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.00%) High-Throughput Computing
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Lustre
4 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) NetApp
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Intel
4 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) NVIDIA
4 1 (5.00%) Reuters
4 1 (5.00%) Supermicro