Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 805 1017 1107
Rank change year-on-year +212 +90 +93
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 5 6 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.036% 0.028% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Median annual salary - £72,312 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.58% +76.47%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £72,312 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +31.48% +29.41%

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 13,939 21,061 23,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.28% 17.03% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,484 17,406 19,634
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £89,625 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 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 5 March 2021. 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 +186 5 - - 3
UK excluding London +154 5 - - 3
South East - 4 - - 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Flash
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) POSIX
3 3 (60.00%) NFS
3 3 (60.00%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Packer
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack

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 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) InfiniBand
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) CMake
1 1 (20.00%) GCC
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Senior IT Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
1 3 (60.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Data ONTAP
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Packer
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat