The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 716 705 753
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +48
Permanent jobs citing NFS 233 268 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.84% 1.99% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 204 219 196
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,660 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,808 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12672 13445 12508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 12.15% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10724 11026 10486
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NFS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFS within the UK.

NFS Salary Trend in the UK

NFS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

NFS Salary Histogram in the UK

NFS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
England -24 228 £55,000 -18.51% 28
London +7 175 £60,000 -20.00% 22
City of London +51 26 £57,500 +9.52% 5
East of England +10 26 £26,500 -49.03%
Hertfordshire +9 20 £26,500 -49.03%
Essex - 17 £26,500 -
South East +11 14 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 12 £52,500 -
Wimbledon - 9 £70,000 -
Berkshire +22 8 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Mayfair - 7 £100,000 -
Reading - 6 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +9 5 £33,808 +3.38% 1
West Midlands -16 5 £43,000 -
Surrey +10 4 £55,000 - 1
South West +3 3 £57,500 +64.28%
Bristol +1 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Torfaen - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £39,000 -
Wales - 3 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £33,808 - 1
Cwmbran - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire -3 2 £35,000 +25.00%
Doncaster - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry - 2 £48,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
North West +23 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North East +4 1 £30,000 +28.20%

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 372 (80.87%) Linux
2 254 (55.22%) VMware
3 241 (52.39%) DNS
4 239 (51.96%) SAN
5 206 (44.78%) Cisco
6 183 (39.78%) iSCSI
7 172 (37.39%) Windows
8 152 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 149 (32.39%) Puppet
10 141 (30.65%) Active Directory
11 139 (30.22%) Firewall
12 136 (29.57%) LDAP
13 129 (28.04%) Apache
14 127 (27.61%) TCP/IP
15 126 (27.39%) Red Hat
15 126 (27.39%) MySQL
16 121 (26.30%) HP
17 119 (25.87%) NetApp
18 117 (25.43%) Perl
19 111 (24.13%) Unix
20 108 (23.48%) Bash Shell
21 107 (23.26%) Windows Server
21 107 (23.26%) Tomcat
21 107 (23.26%) CentOS
22 101 (21.96%) NAS
22 101 (21.96%) Microsoft
23 99 (21.52%) EMC
23 99 (21.52%) VMware ESXi
24 98 (21.30%) Nagios
25 96 (20.87%) DevOps

NFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 129 (28.04%) Apache
2 107 (23.26%) Tomcat
3 37 (8.04%) MS Exchange
4 36 (7.83%) nginx
5 33 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (6.74%) OpenStack
7 21 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (3.70%) IIS
10 14 (3.04%) WebSphere
11 12 (2.61%) Confluence
12 11 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (2.17%) JBoss
14 9 (1.96%) Liferay
15 8 (1.74%) Jetty
16 7 (1.52%) IBM Domino
17 6 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
17 6 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 50 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 6 (1.30%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.65%) RMDS
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.78%) PaaS
3 19 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.17%) IaaS
4 10 (2.17%) SaaS
5 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.09%) Office 365
6 5 (1.09%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) Joyent
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 241 (52.39%) DNS
2 239 (51.96%) SAN
3 183 (39.78%) iSCSI
4 139 (30.22%) Firewall
5 136 (29.57%) LDAP
6 127 (27.61%) TCP/IP
7 101 (21.96%) NAS
8 94 (20.43%) DHCP
8 94 (20.43%) Fibre Channel
9 71 (15.43%) HTTP
10 67 (14.57%) VPN
11 57 (12.39%) LAN
12 56 (12.17%) WAN
13 47 (10.22%) VLAN
14 45 (9.78%) SMTP
15 40 (8.70%) FCoE
16 34 (7.39%) SSL
17 33 (7.17%) FTP
17 33 (7.17%) VoIP
18 32 (6.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (27.39%) MySQL
2 58 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 46 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 31 (6.74%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.96%) HBase
8 8 (1.74%) Big Data
8 8 (1.74%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.09%) DB2
9 5 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.87%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.65%) Redis
11 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.43%) OLAP
12 2 (0.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 47 (10.22%) Jenkins
2 46 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.00%) JIRA
4 22 (4.78%) Subversion
5 15 (3.26%) JConsole
6 14 (3.04%) Vagrant
7 12 (2.61%) Ant
7 12 (2.61%) GCC
8 9 (1.96%) git-flow
8 9 (1.96%) Hudson
9 6 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.30%) Emacs
10 5 (1.09%) GitLab
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.87%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.65%) Maven
13 2 (0.43%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 88 (19.13%) Finance
2 33 (7.17%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.57%) Banking
4 12 (2.61%) Marketing
5 11 (2.39%) Advertising
6 9 (1.96%) Japanese Language
7 7 (1.52%) Billing
8 6 (1.30%) Retail
9 5 (1.09%) Publishing
10 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.65%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 130 (28.26%) Administrator
2 100 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 94 (20.43%) Systems Administrator
4 83 (18.04%) Linux Administrator
5 69 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
6 66 (14.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 63 (13.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 61 (13.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 56 (12.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 36 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (7.39%) Support Engineer
12 33 (7.17%) Architect
12 33 (7.17%) Unix Administrator
12 33 (7.17%) VMware Engineer
13 28 (6.09%) IT Engineer
13 28 (6.09%) Storage Engineer
14 27 (5.87%) Senior Support Engineer
15 25 (5.43%) Analyst
16 23 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 19 (4.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.78%) LAMP
2 36 (7.83%) Web Services
3 19 (4.13%) MAPI
4 15 (3.26%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (2.61%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (2.39%) Memcached
7 10 (2.17%) Ultra Messaging
8 9 (1.96%) JDBC
9 7 (1.52%) HTML
10 6 (1.30%) ELK Stack
10 6 (1.30%) Lucene
10 6 (1.30%) Middleware
11 5 (1.09%) Java EE
11 5 (1.09%) SAP Basis
11 5 (1.09%) XML
12 4 (0.87%) COM
12 4 (0.87%) JMX
12 4 (0.87%) Rendezvous
12 4 (0.87%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 38 (8.26%) Clustering
3 35 (7.61%) Replication
4 34 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.65%) EMC VNX
6 21 (4.57%) Hedge funds
7 19 (4.13%) Blackberry
7 19 (4.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 19 (4.13%) iPhone
7 19 (4.13%) PDA
8 15 (3.26%) IPTV
8 15 (3.26%) Over-the-Top Content
9 14 (3.04%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.61%) HP StoreVirtual
10 12 (2.61%) Private Cloud
11 11 (2.39%) EMC VMAX
11 11 (2.39%) VCE vBlock
12 10 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.96%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 372 (80.87%) Linux
2 172 (37.39%) Windows
3 111 (24.13%) Unix
4 107 (23.26%) CentOS
4 107 (23.26%) Windows Server
5 92 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 83 (18.04%) Ubuntu
7 82 (17.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (13.70%) Solaris
10 49 (10.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (4.78%) Windows 7
12 19 (4.13%) Android
12 19 (4.13%) Debian
12 19 (4.13%) Windows 10
12 19 (4.13%) Windows 8
12 19 (4.13%) Windows Vista
12 19 (4.13%) Windows XP
13 16 (3.48%) AIX
14 13 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (20.87%) DevOps
2 69 (15.00%) Open Source
3 64 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
4 60 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 56 (12.17%) ITIL
6 54 (11.74%) Migration
7 41 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 41 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 40 (8.70%) Security Patching
9 34 (7.39%) Load Balancing
10 27 (5.87%) High Availability
11 24 (5.22%) Memory Management
12 23 (5.00%) Change Control
13 18 (3.91%) Presales
13 18 (3.91%) Project Management
14 17 (3.70%) Scrum
15 16 (3.48%) Change Management
15 16 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (3.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 117 (25.43%) Perl
2 108 (23.48%) Bash Shell
3 95 (20.65%) Python
4 60 (13.04%) SQL
5 55 (11.96%) Java
6 44 (9.57%) Ruby
7 40 (8.70%) PHP
8 32 (6.96%) PowerShell
9 30 (6.52%) Shell Script
10 29 (6.30%) C
11 17 (3.70%) Korn
12 16 (3.48%) AWK
12 16 (3.48%) sed
13 14 (3.04%) C++
14 10 (2.17%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.87%) VBA
16 3 (0.65%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.43%) C#
18 1 (0.22%) Jython
18 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (11.96%) Degree
2 33 (7.17%) RHCE
3 31 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (6.09%) MCSE
6 20 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (3.91%) CCNP
8 16 (3.48%) CCNA
9 12 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.61%) RHCT
10 11 (2.39%) MCSA
10 11 (2.39%) NCDA
11 7 (1.52%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.87%) EMC Certification
13 3 (0.65%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.65%) MCITP
13 3 (0.65%) NCIE
13 3 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
14 2 (0.43%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.13%) QA
2 13 (2.83%) SLA
3 11 (2.39%) SAS 70
4 8 (1.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 152 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (30.65%) Active Directory
3 99 (21.52%) VMware ESXi
4 73 (15.87%) Hyper-V
5 60 (13.04%) vSphere
6 56 (12.17%) VMware ESX
7 39 (8.48%) Samba
8 36 (7.83%) KVM
9 35 (7.61%) Xen
10 32 (6.96%) Squid
11 25 (5.43%) iptables
12 24 (5.22%) Docker
13 18 (3.91%) Firmware
14 16 (3.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 12 (2.61%) vCloud
15 12 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 12 (2.61%) XenApp
15 12 (2.61%) XenDesktop
16 11 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (2.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 149 (32.39%) Puppet
2 98 (21.30%) Nagios
3 58 (12.61%) Ansible
4 34 (7.39%) Backup Exec
5 31 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (5.65%) vMotion
7 24 (5.22%) logstash
8 23 (5.00%) HAProxy
8 23 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
9 18 (3.91%) ZABBIX
10 14 (3.04%) NetBackup
11 13 (2.83%) CFEngine
12 12 (2.61%) Nmap
12 12 (2.61%) yum
13 11 (2.39%) SCCM
14 10 (2.17%) Simpana
15 9 (1.96%) vRealize
16 7 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
16 7 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 6 (1.30%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 254 (55.22%) VMware
2 206 (44.78%) Cisco
3 126 (27.39%) Red Hat
4 121 (26.30%) HP
5 119 (25.87%) NetApp
6 101 (21.96%) Microsoft
7 99 (21.52%) EMC
8 75 (16.30%) Oracle
9 66 (14.35%) IBM
10 47 (10.22%) Citrix
11 41 (8.91%) Veritas
12 29 (6.30%) CommVault
13 27 (5.87%) Remedy
14 25 (5.43%) Brocade
14 25 (5.43%) Splunk
15 22 (4.78%) Veeam
16 20 (4.35%) Dell
16 20 (4.35%) SolarWinds
16 20 (4.35%) Sun
16 20 (4.35%) Symantec
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
McLaren Racing
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum Health, Pension, stock
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 DOE + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stratiis Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £26,000 per annum Depends on Experience&Qualifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Stake Holder Pension, Dental Scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago