Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 838 1102 1198
Rank change year-on-year +264 +96 -2
Permanent jobs citing GPFS 8 7 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.058% 0.028% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,231
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +18.97% +0.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £55,000 £38,659
90th Percentile £48,375 £55,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,575
% change year-on-year -18.18% +20.68% +4.77%

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 13,897 24,874 25,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.67% 16.92% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11,346 20,436 20,798
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

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 5 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 7 July 2020. 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 +271 8 £45,000 -18.18% 2
UK excluding London +229 8 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Midlands +112 4 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +68 4 £45,000 - 2
East of England - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (100.00%) InfiniBand
1 8 (100.00%) Lustre
2 4 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (50.00%) Grafana
2 4 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (50.00%) Computational Biology
2 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Statistics
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Biology
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Python

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 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) InfiniBand
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) CentOS
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (50.00%) Biology
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Computational Biology
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
1 4 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 4 (50.00%) Microservices
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Lustre
2 4 (50.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) Grafana
1 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat