Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 694 1091 1149
Rank change year-on-year +397 +58 +52
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 4 1 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.001% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.044% 0.004% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 15
Median annual salary £43,750 £87,500 £45,575
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +91.99% -0.93%
10th Percentile £39,125 £83,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £47,375 £91,250 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 - £45,575

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 9,176 24,469 24,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 17.32% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7,670 20,020 20,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,019
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.00% +8.93%
10th Percentile £31,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,820 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.16% - +10.39%

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 5 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 20 September 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 +389 4 £43,750 -50.00% 1
UK excluding London - 4 £43,750 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Midlands - 2 £43,750 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) InfiniBand
1 4 (100.00%) Lustre
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Grafana
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (50.00%) Computational Biology
2 2 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Biology
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Unix

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 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) InfiniBand
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (50.00%) Biology
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Computational Biology
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Lustre
2 2 (50.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Grafana
1 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) SaltStack