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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 674 658 603
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -55
Permanent jobs citing NFS 224 221 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 1.98% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 195 174 245
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-20.90% +69.23%

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
12837 11136 11915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.28% 10.35% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10801 9371 10251
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 October 2014 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 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
England +6 216 £55,000 - 20
London +27 140 £60,000 +4.34% 11
South East -20 43 £46,500 -15.45% 5
City of London +34 30 £57,500 +21.05% 6
Surrey -18 15 £50,000 -13.04% 3
East of England -17 9 £50,000 +10.49% 4
Yorkshire -18 9 £32,000 -41.81%
Brighton -1 8 £40,000 -
East Sussex -3 8 £40,000 -
South West -8 7 £57,500 +24.32%
Oxfordshire +18 6 £30,000 -38.14% 1
Berkshire -6 6 £46,500 -8.82%
Hampshire -17 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Uxbridge - 6 £57,500 -
Kent +4 5 £62,500 +38.88%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £46,750 +3.88% 3
Wallingford - 5 £30,000 -
Scotland +9 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Cambridge -5 4 £46,750 -6.50% 3
West Midlands -10 4 £43,813 -20.34%
West Yorkshire -18 4 £32,000 -41.81%
Hertfordshire -22 4 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Leeds -22 4 £32,000 -41.81%
Watford - 4 £60,000 -
Basingstoke +2 3 - -
Slough -4 3 £46,500 -8.37%
Bristol -5 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £47,665 -
Bracknell -6 2 £30,000 -33.33%
North West -12 2 £33,000 -40.00%

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 356 (76.72%) Linux
2 264 (56.90%) DNS
3 240 (51.72%) Windows
4 212 (45.69%) SAN
5 204 (43.97%) TCP/IP
6 202 (43.53%) Solaris
7 180 (38.79%) Red Hat
8 177 (38.15%) VMware
9 155 (33.41%) LDAP
10 153 (32.97%) Perl
10 153 (32.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 151 (32.54%) Puppet
12 150 (32.33%) UNIX
13 141 (30.39%) NetApp
14 139 (29.96%) NAS
15 137 (29.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 133 (28.66%) Apache
17 131 (28.23%) Cisco
18 130 (28.02%) Python
19 122 (26.29%) Oracle
20 118 (25.43%) Bash Shell
21 115 (24.78%) SQL Server
21 115 (24.78%) MySQL
22 105 (22.63%) DHCP
23 104 (22.41%) iSCSI
24 103 (22.20%) EMC
24 103 (22.20%) Firewall
25 102 (21.98%) Fibre Channel
26 100 (21.55%) Java
27 98 (21.12%) IBM

NFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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
1 133 (28.66%) Apache
2 82 (17.67%) Tomcat
3 50 (10.78%) IIS
4 40 (8.62%) MS Exchange
4 40 (8.62%) WebSphere
5 35 (7.54%) JBoss
6 26 (5.60%) WebLogic
7 22 (4.74%) Oracle Coherence
7 22 (4.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 17 (3.66%) CloudStack
9 16 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (2.80%) SharePoint
12 12 (2.59%) Node.js
13 11 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (2.16%) nginx
14 10 (2.16%) OpenStack
15 7 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.86%) Lync
16 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 54 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (4.74%) RMDS
2 13 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.86%) Magento
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.45%) Joyent
1 16 (3.45%) Basecamp
2 12 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.59%) Office 365
3 9 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.51%) SaaS
5 6 (1.29%) PaaS
5 6 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.29%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Heroku
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 264 (56.90%) DNS
2 212 (45.69%) SAN
3 204 (43.97%) TCP/IP
4 155 (33.41%) LDAP
5 139 (29.96%) NAS
6 105 (22.63%) DHCP
7 104 (22.41%) iSCSI
8 103 (22.20%) Firewall
9 102 (21.98%) Fibre Channel
10 93 (20.04%) HTTP
11 85 (18.32%) WAN
12 83 (17.89%) LAN
13 72 (15.52%) SMTP
14 67 (14.44%) FCoE
15 62 (13.36%) SSH
16 56 (12.07%) Multicast
17 55 (11.85%) VPN
18 35 (7.54%) FTP
19 27 (5.82%) VLAN
20 26 (5.60%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (24.78%) MySQL
1 115 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.42%) Hadoop
3 41 (8.84%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (6.47%) MongoDB
5 28 (6.03%) HBase
6 19 (4.09%) RDBMS
6 19 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.16%) Riak
8 9 (1.94%) Big Data
9 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.29%) Redis
10 6 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.65%) DB2
13 2 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 39 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.54%) Subversion
4 20 (4.31%) JIRA
4 20 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.51%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.08%) Selenium
8 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.43%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.22%) TestNG
10 1 (0.22%) Maven
10 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 85 (18.32%) Banking
2 62 (13.36%) Finance
3 27 (5.82%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.53%) Law
5 12 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.37%) Marketing
7 7 (1.51%) German Language
7 7 (1.51%) Advertising
8 6 (1.29%) Legal
8 6 (1.29%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.29%) French Language
9 5 (1.08%) Games
10 4 (0.86%) Retail
11 3 (0.65%) Back Office
11 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 154 (33.19%) Administrator
2 137 (29.53%) Systems Administrator
3 88 (18.97%) Linux Administrator
4 78 (16.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 62 (13.36%) Architect
6 53 (11.42%) Infrastructure Architect
7 42 (9.05%) Analyst
8 33 (7.11%) UNIX Engineer
9 29 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (5.82%) Support Engineer
11 25 (5.39%) Consultant
12 24 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 24 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
13 22 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (4.74%) UNIX Administrator
14 21 (4.53%) Lead Architect
14 21 (4.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 21 (4.53%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 20 (4.31%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.91%) XML
2 35 (7.54%) HTML
3 31 (6.68%) Rendezvous
4 26 (5.60%) Middleware
5 22 (4.74%) XSLT
6 21 (4.53%) LAMP
7 16 (3.45%) SOAP
8 15 (3.23%) Web Services
9 13 (2.80%) J2EE
10 12 (2.59%) CSS
11 11 (2.37%) YAML
12 10 (2.16%) Memcached
13 8 (1.72%) JSON
14 7 (1.51%) REST
15 6 (1.29%) WebSockets
15 6 (1.29%) HTML5
15 6 (1.29%) .NET
16 5 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
17 3 (0.65%) JDBC
18 2 (0.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.36%) Clustering
2 43 (9.27%) Computer Science
3 38 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.33%) Replication
5 33 (7.11%) Open Source
6 32 (6.90%) LPAR
7 29 (6.25%) DLPAR
8 19 (4.09%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.88%) Hedge funds
10 17 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (2.80%) CESG
12 11 (2.37%) PKI
13 9 (1.94%) IVR
13 9 (1.94%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.29%) E-Learning
14 6 (1.29%) SCORM
14 6 (1.29%) HACMP
15 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.08%) EqualLogic
15 5 (1.08%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 356 (76.72%) Linux
2 240 (51.72%) Windows
3 202 (43.53%) Solaris
4 153 (32.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 150 (32.33%) UNIX
6 63 (13.58%) AIX
7 56 (12.07%) Ubuntu
8 54 (11.64%) CentOS
9 35 (7.54%) Debian
10 30 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (5.60%) Mac OS X
12 24 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (4.31%) Windows 7
14 15 (3.23%) SUSE
15 9 (1.94%) OpenBSD
16 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (1.29%) Android
17 4 (0.86%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.04%) Performance Tuning
2 64 (13.79%) ITIL
3 62 (13.36%) DevOps
4 61 (13.15%) Benchmarking
5 48 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 46 (9.91%) Load Balancing
7 45 (9.70%) Capacity Planning
8 34 (7.33%) Project Management
9 31 (6.68%) Performance Management
10 29 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (5.17%) Time Management
13 21 (4.53%) Migration
14 16 (3.45%) E-Commerce
15 13 (2.80%) CRM
16 12 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (2.37%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (2.37%) Release Management
17 11 (2.37%) Change Control
17 11 (2.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 153 (32.97%) Perl
2 130 (28.02%) Python
3 118 (25.43%) Bash Shell
4 100 (21.55%) Java
5 94 (20.26%) SQL
6 73 (15.73%) PHP
7 63 (13.58%) Ruby
8 40 (8.62%) JavaScript
9 38 (8.19%) Korn
9 38 (8.19%) Shell Script
10 28 (6.03%) C
11 17 (3.66%) C++
12 16 (3.45%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.37%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.37%) Groovy
14 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.08%) PHP5
15 2 (0.43%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.43%) Clojure
16 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (14.44%) Degree
2 29 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (5.17%) RHCE
5 17 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (3.23%) LPIC
6 15 (3.23%) Linux+ Certification
7 14 (3.02%) MCSE
7 14 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.16%) CCNA
8 10 (2.16%) ISEB
8 10 (2.16%) PMP
8 10 (2.16%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.16%) MCITP
9 9 (1.94%) NCDA
9 9 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.29%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.08%) IBM Certification
11 5 (1.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.68%) SLA
2 19 (4.09%) QA
3 10 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 137 (29.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (20.47%) Active Directory
3 83 (17.89%) Samba
4 53 (11.42%) Hyper-V
4 53 (11.42%) SRDF
5 51 (10.99%) vSphere
6 50 (10.78%) Postfix
7 42 (9.05%) KVM
8 33 (7.11%) Xen
9 32 (6.90%) VMware ESX
10 23 (4.96%) Oracle RAC
11 22 (4.74%) Sendmail
12 19 (4.09%) XenApp
13 17 (3.66%) XenDesktop
13 17 (3.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (3.23%) Docker
15 15 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 15 (3.23%) Firmware
16 14 (3.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 151 (32.54%) Puppet
2 70 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (10.99%) NetBackup
4 34 (7.33%) Nagios
5 29 (6.25%) OpenView
6 26 (5.60%) Tivoli
7 22 (4.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 21 (4.53%) CFEngine
8 21 (4.53%) ZABBIX
9 17 (3.66%) Control-M
9 17 (3.66%) SCCM
9 17 (3.66%) SCOM
9 17 (3.66%) Ansible
10 14 (3.02%) SCVMM
11 11 (2.37%) Cacti
11 11 (2.37%) Vagrant
12 10 (2.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (2.16%) Munin
12 10 (2.16%) YUM
13 9 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 180 (38.79%) Red Hat
2 177 (38.15%) VMware
3 141 (30.39%) NetApp
4 131 (28.23%) Cisco
5 122 (26.29%) Oracle
6 103 (22.20%) EMC
7 98 (21.12%) IBM
8 95 (20.47%) HP
9 67 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 52 (11.21%) Citrix
11 50 (10.78%) Intel
12 48 (10.34%) Sybase
13 44 (9.48%) Dell
13 44 (9.48%) Sun
14 40 (8.62%) Veritas
15 31 (6.68%) TIBCO
16 26 (5.60%) Hitachi
16 26 (5.60%) Symantec
17 22 (4.74%) DataSynapse
17 22 (4.74%) 29West
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Health, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mi5
Salary: From £32,608 to £46,187 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
The Car Finance Company
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago