Period
to 24 June 2018

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

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1180 1185 1258
Rank change year-on-year +5 +73 +38
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 6 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.024% 0.074% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 16
UK median annual salary £48,444 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.65% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £43,787 £35,000 £30,061
90th Percentile £110,000 £92,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,575 £40,000 £30,223
% change year-on-year +13.94% +32.35% -54.38%

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 24,872 21,610 25,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.31% 12.49% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20,141 18,183 21,272
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +1.95%

GPFS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GPFS in the UK

GPFS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GPFS in the UK

GPFS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPFS over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for GPFS in the UK

GPFS
Top 4 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 June 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
England -19 6 £48,444 +7.65% 4
London -11 4 £75,000 +15.38% 2
UK excluding London -3 2 £45,575 +13.94% 2
South West - 2 £45,575 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for GPFS.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Lustre
3 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Grid Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Lustre
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opsview
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware