Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 702 1058 1134
Rank change year-on-year +356 +76 +79
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 7 1 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.001% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.069% 0.004% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 15
Median annual salary £43,750 £87,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +82.29% +6.67%
10th Percentile £39,125 £83,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £47,375 £91,250 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 - £46,787

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10,195 23,023 24,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 17.18% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8,719 18,939 19,991
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%

GPFS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GPFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GPFS in the UK

GPFS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GPFS.

Salary trend for GPFS in the UK

GPFS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPFS within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2020. 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
England +353 7 £43,750 -50.00% 1
UK excluding London - 7 £43,750 -
South East - 4 - -
East Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 with a requirement for GPFS.

1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) SAS
3 3 (42.86%) POSIX
3 3 (42.86%) NFS
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 3 (42.86%) InfiniBand
3 3 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Lustre
4 2 (28.57%) SaltStack

GPFS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (42.86%) InfiniBand
1 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CMake
1 1 (14.29%) GCC
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior IT Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior IT Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Flash
1 3 (42.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 2 (28.57%) Lustre
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (28.57%) Grafana
2 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Packer
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Brocade
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) SaltStack