The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 226 213 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing NFS 5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.082% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.88% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +35.13%
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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
662 457 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.92% 8.93% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 579 390 641
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £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 South West

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NFS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

NFS Salary Trend in the South West

NFS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol -2 3 - -
Somerset - 2 £57,500 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) LDAP
5 10 (58.82%) Apache
5 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
7 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (41.18%) CentOS
8 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 7 (41.18%) SAN
8 7 (41.18%) Perl
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) IIS
9 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
9 6 (35.29%) Samba
9 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (35.29%) Xen
10 5 (29.41%) Squid
10 5 (29.41%) Ruby
10 5 (29.41%) qmail
10 5 (29.41%) QA
10 5 (29.41%) LAMP
10 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
10 5 (29.41%) NetApp
10 5 (29.41%) Mac OS X
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) Python

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 10 (58.82%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) LDAP
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 5 (29.41%) SNMP
4 5 (29.41%) SMTP
5 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
5 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (17.65%) NAS
6 3 (17.65%) LTE
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) SSL
7 2 (11.76%) OpenVPN
7 2 (11.76%) Multicast
8 1 (5.88%) VLAN
8 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Law
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (41.18%) CentOS
5 5 (29.41%) Mac OS X
6 4 (23.53%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Identity Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Samba
2 6 (35.29%) Xen
3 5 (29.41%) Squid
3 5 (29.41%) qmail
4 4 (23.53%) GPFS
5 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Bcfg2
2 3 (17.65%) Hyperic
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.76%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Amdocs
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Altiris
7 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.88%) Dell