The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 161 156 153
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing NFS 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 1.40% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +69.23%
NFS
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
315 286 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.44% 8.95% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 192 155 250
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NFS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

NFS Salary Trend in Scotland

NFS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

NFS Salary Histogram in Scotland

NFS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Inverclyde - 2 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £28,000 -
NFS
UK

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Samba

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Samba
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat