The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 230 234 260
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs citing NFS 4 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.22% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 2.26% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
NFS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
593 665 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.82% 9.76% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 464 532 435
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NFS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFS across the North West region.

NFS Salary Trend in the North West

NFS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 4 £47,500 +150.00% 1
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NFS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NFS.

1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (50.00%) MySQL
5 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
6 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (41.67%) Xen
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) C
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) MCSA
6 5 (41.67%) Apache
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NFS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NFS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
2 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (16.67%) OpenVPN
7 1 (8.33%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (8.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) Life Science
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (16.67%) FreeBSD
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) OpenBSD
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (41.67%) C
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) MCSA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Xen
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) Postfix
3 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
3 2 (16.67%) Corosync
3 2 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (16.67%) Ceph
3 2 (16.67%) Varnish
3 2 (16.67%) Dovecot
3 2 (16.67%) Openswan
3 2 (16.67%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (16.67%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
1 2 (16.67%) Munin
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
1 2 (16.67%) Rsyslog
1 2 (16.67%) Bacula
1 2 (16.67%) yum
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (16.67%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (16.67%) Percona
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam
7 1 (8.33%) Amdocs