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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 222 204 212
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing NFS 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 0.96% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £48,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +61.66%
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
622 416 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.08% 8.21% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 540 352 624
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) LDAP
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) Samba
4 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
5 11 (57.89%) Python
6 10 (52.63%) Solaris
6 10 (52.63%) Apache
6 10 (52.63%) SAN
6 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
6 10 (52.63%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (52.63%) Xen
6 10 (52.63%) iSCSI
7 9 (47.37%) LAMP
7 9 (47.37%) Open Source
7 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
7 9 (47.37%) Mac OS X
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco
7 9 (47.37%) DNS
7 9 (47.37%) Perl
8 8 (42.11%) Identity Management
8 8 (42.11%) Bcfg2
8 8 (42.11%) GPFS
8 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (36.84%) CentOS
9 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 6 (31.58%) IIS

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (52.63%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Zimbra
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) LDAP
2 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) iSCSI
2 10 (52.63%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (47.37%) DNS
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) SMTP
5 5 (26.32%) SNMP
6 3 (15.79%) NAS
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) SSH
7 2 (10.53%) OpenVPN
7 2 (10.53%) Multicast
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) HTTP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) SSL
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Support Specialist
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support Specialist
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Solaris
4 9 (47.37%) Mac OS X
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (36.84%) CentOS
7 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.53%) Debian
8 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Configuration Management
2 8 (42.11%) Identity Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) RHCE
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (63.16%) Samba
3 10 (52.63%) Xen
4 8 (42.11%) GPFS
5 6 (31.58%) Squid
6 5 (26.32%) qmail
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Bcfg2
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) Hyperic
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.26%) Netcool
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Scalix
6 1 (5.26%) Altiris
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee