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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 931 977
Rank change year-on-year +82 +46  
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 9 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.022% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category 0.088% 0.18% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 0
Median salary £41,750 £30,223 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.14% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £30,223 -
% change year-on-year +32.35% -  

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

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10269 12728 13559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.05% 12.24% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8571 10737 11240
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

GPFS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GPFS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GPFS in the UK

GPFS
Top 10 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 9 £41,750 +38.14% 1
Leeds - 3 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £38,500 -
Coventry - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £38,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
South East +49 2 £57,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £57,500 -
London +68 1 £90,000 +50.00% 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing GPFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GPFS.

1 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) NetApp
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) AIX
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) Biology
7 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
7 4 (30.77%) GPGPU
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Debian
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (30.77%) CentOS
7 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
8 3 (23.08%) IBM XIV
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (23.08%) VCP5
8 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (23.08%) SnapMirror

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 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) iSCSI
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) GPGPU
2 3 (23.08%) IBM XIV
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) HACMP
4 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 4 (30.77%) Debian
3 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
4 3 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Biology
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) VCP5
2 3 (23.08%) VCP6
3 2 (15.38%) NCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
4 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) PowerHA
3 1 (7.69%) Ceph
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp OnCommand
1 3 (23.08%) SnapMirror
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) CommVault
5 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) SaltStack
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