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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 252 243 247
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing NFS 4 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.030% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.34% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £33,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £51,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +59.37%
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
702 582 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.51% 8.71% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 559 477 512
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 2014. 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 +6 4 £33,000 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (73.68%) HP
4 13 (68.42%) Kerberos
4 13 (68.42%) MCITP
5 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
5 12 (63.16%) MCSE
5 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) LDAP
5 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
6 10 (52.63%) DHCP
6 10 (52.63%) PKI
6 10 (52.63%) Firewall
6 10 (52.63%) IPsec
7 9 (47.37%) IBM
7 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
7 9 (47.37%) Dell
7 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) HP SIM
7 9 (47.37%) Server Monitoring
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) VMware
9 6 (31.58%) NetApp
9 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix
10 5 (26.32%) CCNA

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (68.42%) Kerberos
3 12 (63.16%) LDAP
4 10 (52.63%) DHCP
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) IPsec
5 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) iSCSI
7 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (15.79%) HTTP
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) SMTP
8 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Support
2 3 (15.79%) Junior
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCITP
3 12 (63.16%) MCSE
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) VCP4
5 3 (15.79%) VCP5
5 3 (15.79%) CCA
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (15.79%) CCEA
5 3 (15.79%) MCTS
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) KVM
4 3 (15.79%) Samba
4 3 (15.79%) Squid
4 3 (15.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Dell
3 9 (47.37%) IBM
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 6 (31.58%) NetApp
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco