Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1164 1219 1275
Rank change year-on-year +55 +56 +47
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 18 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.077% 0.026% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 10
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,866
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.85% -7.49%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £30,900
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,000 £66,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,233
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.29% +0.55%

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 23324 23525 24433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.37% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19513 19759 20382
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GPFS in the UK

GPFS
Top 6 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 22 November 2017. 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 +30 18 £45,000 +12.50% 4
London +6 12 £45,500 +4.00% 3
UK excluding London +45 6 £43,750 +9.38% 1
South East +47 5 £43,750 +9.38%
North of England - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Unix
3 10 (55.56%) Intel
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) Perl
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Puppet
5 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (44.44%) Ansible
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) GitHub
6 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) Migration
6 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
7 6 (33.33%) LIMS
7 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (33.33%) Data Management
7 6 (33.33%) Information Management
7 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 6 (33.33%) PhD
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) AIX

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 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) GitHub
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (33.33%) Google Compute Engine
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 6 (33.33%) InfiniBand
3 5 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (5.56%) SSH
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) OLTP
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) InfluxDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Research Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (33.33%) LIMS
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) HACMP
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) EMC VNX
3 4 (22.22%) EMC VNXe
3 4 (22.22%) Fintech
3 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 4 (22.22%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Unix
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) AIX
6 5 (27.78%) CentOS
7 4 (22.22%) Solaris
7 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Collaborative Working
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Biology
2 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Data Management
2 6 (33.33%) Information Management
2 6 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
1 6 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Ceph
2 6 (33.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 5 (27.78%) NFS
4 2 (11.11%) PowerHA
5 1 (5.56%) Docker
5 1 (5.56%) LXC
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Grafana
2 6 (33.33%) Icinga
3 4 (22.22%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (11.11%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (5.56%) CFEngine
5 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
5 1 (5.56%) collectd
5 1 (5.56%) Opsview
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (5.56%) rkt
5 1 (5.56%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Intel
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Google
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) SaltStack
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) Veeam
5 4 (22.22%) Zerto
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) Solace
7 1 (5.56%) TIBCO