Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1114 1139 1220
Rank change year-on-year +25 +81 +49
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 21 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.091% 0.087% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 2
England median annual salary £47,444 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £41,250 £37,125
90th Percentile £110,000 £55,000 £53,375
UK median annual salary £47,444 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.43% +2.86% -2.49%

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 23,131 21,902 22,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.35% 12.96% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18,924 18,458 18,852
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
South East +31 13 £45,158 +3.22% 1
London +41 5 £100,000 +119.78%
South West - 2 £45,575 - 1
East of England - 1 £48,000 -
GPFS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Unix
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (42.86%) Clustering
5 9 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (42.86%) AIX
5 9 (42.86%) Solaris
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) NetApp
5 9 (42.86%) HACMP
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) PaaS
8 6 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (28.57%) IaaS
8 6 (28.57%) Java
8 6 (28.57%) Python
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (23.81%) Validation
9 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) Perl
9 5 (23.81%) SLA

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 4 (19.05%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) PaaS
2 6 (28.57%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.76%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Grid Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Clustering
1 9 (42.86%) HACMP
2 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Unix
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (42.86%) AIX
4 9 (42.86%) Solaris
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Storage Management
4 4 (19.05%) Task Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) OpenUP
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (4.76%) High-Throughput Computing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (19.05%) Firmware
3 4 (19.05%) Lustre
3 4 (19.05%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Server
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) NetApp
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) NVIDIA
5 1 (4.76%) Supermicro