Period
to 24 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1159 1162 1264
Rank change year-on-year +3 +102 +36
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 13 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.055% 0.046% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 21
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -8.84% -12.92%
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,170 £30,061
90th Percentile £47,000 £55,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £30,223
% change year-on-year +8.28% +29.87% -28.04%

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 23,467 21,540 24,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.40% 12.26% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19,372 17,879 21,044
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 February 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 February 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 +9 13 £42,500 +10.39% 1
London +8 9 £39,000 +4.00% 1
South East +5 4 £42,500 -12.82%
UK excluding London -12 4 £42,500 +8.28%

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
3 10 (76.92%) Intel
4 9 (69.23%) Perl
4 9 (69.23%) Python
4 9 (69.23%) Ansible
5 8 (61.54%) OpenStack
5 8 (61.54%) InfiniBand
5 8 (61.54%) Icinga
5 8 (61.54%) Ceph
5 8 (61.54%) SaltStack
5 8 (61.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 8 (61.54%) Grafana
5 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
5 8 (61.54%) Biology
6 7 (53.85%) Puppet
6 7 (53.85%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (46.15%) GitHub
7 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
7 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (46.15%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (46.15%) Task Automation
7 6 (46.15%) Google Compute Engine
7 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 6 (46.15%) Mercurial
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (61.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (46.15%) GitHub
1 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (46.15%) Google Compute Engine
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) InfiniBand
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) OLTP
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (46.15%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Data Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Research Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) LIMS
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Clustering
3 4 (30.77%) Fintech
3 4 (30.77%) HACMP
3 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
4 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Biology
2 7 (53.85%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Data Management
3 6 (46.15%) Information Management
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Task Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Time Management
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Ceph
1 8 (61.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Ansible
2 8 (61.54%) Grafana
2 8 (61.54%) Icinga
3 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) Opsview
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Intel
2 8 (61.54%) SaltStack
3 6 (46.15%) Google
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds