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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 241 240 236
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing NFS 3 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.046% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 1.19% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
630 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.71% 9.60% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 476 525 422
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,920
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFS across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

NFS Salary Histogram 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 27 April 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 - 2 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) VLAN
3 8 (72.73%) iSCSI
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) HP
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) MCSA
4 7 (63.64%) C
4 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
4 7 (63.64%) Xen
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (63.64%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) VLAN
2 8 (72.73%) iSCSI
3 7 (63.64%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (18.18%) OpenVPN
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) IPv4
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Life Science
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Replication
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) FreeBSD
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSE
1 7 (63.64%) MCSA
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Xen
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Varnish
3 2 (18.18%) Dovecot
3 2 (18.18%) Openswan
3 2 (18.18%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (18.18%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (18.18%) Corosync
3 2 (18.18%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) Ceph
3 2 (18.18%) iptables
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) Postfix
3 2 (18.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
1 2 (18.18%) Munin
1 2 (18.18%) yum
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (18.18%) logstash
1 2 (18.18%) Rsyslog
1 2 (18.18%) Bacula
1 2 (18.18%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Percona
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam