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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 671 666 600
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -66
Permanent jobs citing NFS 229 217 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.88% 2.04% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 186 178 269
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +39.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £74,850 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £48,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.12% +61.66%

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
12156 10640 11993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10094 9044 10302
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -23 218 £57,500 +12.74% 26
London +20 146 £65,000 +18.18% 14
South East +2 56 £48,500 -4.90% 4
Surrey -5 21 £50,000 -13.04% 2
City of London +9 18 £50,000 -28.57% 4
East Sussex - 12 £37,500 -
Brighton - 12 £37,500 -
Berkshire +8 11 £42,750 -16.17% 1
Kent +6 7 £67,500 +50.00%
Manchester +5 6 £33,000 -26.66%
North West -12 6 £33,000 -34.00%
Oxfordshire -3 5 £30,000 -38.14%
East of England -24 5 £43,500 +5.45% 4
South West -25 5 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Wallingford - 5 £30,000 -
Reading +7 4 £42,750 -22.27%
Slough +4 4 £46,500 +7.51% 1
Scotland -3 4 £44,000 -
Hampshire -6 4 £42,500 -27.65%
South Wales - 3 £21,250 -
Bracknell - 3 £30,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £21,250 -
Wales - 3 £21,250 -
Cambridge -5 2 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Hertfordshire -5 2 £60,000 - 3
Bristol -7 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £43,500 +5.45% 2
Somerset - 2 £57,500 - 1
Watford - 2 £60,000 - 1
Bath - 2 £57,500 - 1

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 382 (77.02%) Linux
2 282 (56.85%) DNS
3 246 (49.60%) Windows
4 227 (45.77%) Solaris
5 218 (43.95%) SAN
6 212 (42.74%) TCP/IP
7 200 (40.32%) Red Hat
8 197 (39.72%) LDAP
9 176 (35.48%) VMware
10 169 (34.07%) Perl
11 167 (33.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 161 (32.46%) UNIX
13 157 (31.65%) Puppet
14 153 (30.85%) NAS
15 140 (28.23%) NetApp
16 139 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 137 (27.62%) Python
18 133 (26.81%) Oracle
19 129 (26.01%) Bash Shell
20 122 (24.60%) EMC
21 121 (24.40%) Apache
22 120 (24.19%) MySQL
22 120 (24.19%) Cisco
23 114 (22.98%) HTTP
24 111 (22.38%) IBM
24 111 (22.38%) iSCSI
25 107 (21.57%) Java
26 101 (20.36%) SQL Server
27 100 (20.16%) Fibre Channel
28 97 (19.56%) HP

NFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 121 (24.40%) Apache
2 89 (17.94%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.27%) WebSphere
4 36 (7.26%) IIS
4 36 (7.26%) MS Exchange
5 35 (7.06%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 20 (4.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 18 (3.63%) CloudStack
8 16 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.82%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (2.42%) Node.js
10 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (2.02%) nginx
12 5 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.81%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.60%) Lync
14 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (13.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.82%) MS Office
3 11 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (4.03%) RMDS
2 4 (0.81%) Magento
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.03%) Basecamp
2 17 (3.43%) Joyent
3 10 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.21%) SaaS
7 4 (0.81%) Office 365
8 3 (0.60%) IaaS
9 2 (0.40%) PaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Heroku
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 282 (56.85%) DNS
2 218 (43.95%) SAN
3 212 (42.74%) TCP/IP
4 197 (39.72%) LDAP
5 153 (30.85%) NAS
6 114 (22.98%) HTTP
7 111 (22.38%) iSCSI
8 100 (20.16%) Fibre Channel
9 94 (18.95%) Firewall
10 93 (18.75%) DHCP
11 87 (17.54%) SMTP
12 73 (14.72%) LAN
13 65 (13.10%) WAN
14 61 (12.30%) SSH
15 55 (11.09%) FCoE
16 50 (10.08%) Multicast
17 47 (9.48%) VPN
18 40 (8.06%) FTP
19 36 (7.26%) Kerberos
19 36 (7.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (24.19%) MySQL
2 101 (20.36%) SQL Server
3 56 (11.29%) Hadoop
4 45 (9.07%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (6.65%) MongoDB
6 28 (5.65%) HBase
7 15 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.02%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.42%) Big Data
9 11 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.02%) Riak
11 8 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.41%) Redis
13 4 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (0.81%) DB2
14 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
15 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 41 (8.27%) Jenkins
2 38 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.85%) Subversion
4 26 (5.24%) JIRA
5 17 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.41%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.21%) Selenium
9 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.40%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.40%) Hudson
11 1 (0.20%) Gradle
11 1 (0.20%) TestNG
11 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.20%) Ant
11 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 91 (18.35%) Banking
2 62 (12.50%) Finance
3 28 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.64%) Law
5 15 (3.02%) Marketing
6 12 (2.42%) Advertising
7 8 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.61%) German Language
8 7 (1.41%) Italian Language
8 7 (1.41%) French Language
9 5 (1.01%) Legal
10 4 (0.81%) Games
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Retail
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 166 (33.47%) Administrator
2 141 (28.43%) Systems Administrator
3 85 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
4 79 (15.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 60 (12.10%) Architect
6 52 (10.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 35 (7.06%) Analyst
8 34 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
9 32 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
10 29 (5.85%) Support Engineer
11 27 (5.44%) UNIX Engineer
12 25 (5.04%) Consultant
13 21 (4.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 21 (4.23%) UNIX Support
14 20 (4.03%) Lead Architect
14 20 (4.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 20 (4.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 20 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
16 18 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.08%) XML
2 37 (7.46%) HTML
3 33 (6.65%) Rendezvous
3 33 (6.65%) LAMP
4 25 (5.04%) Middleware
5 20 (4.03%) XSLT
6 18 (3.63%) SOAP
7 15 (3.02%) .NET
8 14 (2.82%) J2EE
9 12 (2.42%) YAML
10 11 (2.22%) CSS
11 10 (2.02%) Web Services
11 10 (2.02%) HTML5
11 10 (2.02%) WebSockets
12 9 (1.81%) JSON
13 7 (1.41%) Memcached
14 6 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (0.81%) REST
15 4 (0.81%) Symfony
16 3 (0.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.52%) Clustering
2 51 (10.28%) Replication
3 41 (8.27%) Open Source
4 37 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 31 (6.25%) LPAR
7 30 (6.05%) DLPAR
8 24 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (3.83%) Management Information System
9 19 (3.83%) PKI
10 15 (3.02%) Client/Server
10 15 (3.02%) Hedge funds
11 14 (2.82%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.82%) IVR
12 13 (2.62%) CESG
13 12 (2.42%) Firmware
14 10 (2.02%) E-Learning
14 10 (2.02%) SCORM
15 9 (1.81%) Learning Management System
16 7 (1.41%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 382 (77.02%) Linux
2 246 (49.60%) Windows
3 227 (45.77%) Solaris
4 167 (33.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 161 (32.46%) UNIX
6 74 (14.92%) AIX
7 64 (12.90%) Ubuntu
8 54 (10.89%) CentOS
9 44 (8.87%) Debian
10 29 (5.85%) Mac OS X
10 29 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (3.63%) SUSE
13 13 (2.62%) Windows 7
14 12 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (1.61%) OpenBSD
16 5 (1.01%) SmartOS
17 3 (0.60%) VMS
18 2 (0.40%) Android
18 2 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
2 76 (15.32%) ITIL
3 66 (13.31%) DevOps
4 57 (11.49%) Benchmarking
5 56 (11.29%) Load Balancing
6 54 (10.89%) Configuration Management
7 35 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
9 33 (6.65%) Performance Management
10 29 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (5.44%) Project Management
12 23 (4.64%) Migration
13 22 (4.44%) Time Management
14 20 (4.03%) Service Delivery
15 19 (3.83%) Server Monitoring
16 17 (3.43%) Change Management
17 15 (3.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (2.82%) E-Commerce
19 13 (2.62%) Software Testing
20 12 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 169 (34.07%) Perl
2 137 (27.62%) Python
3 129 (26.01%) Bash Shell
4 107 (21.57%) Java
5 92 (18.55%) SQL
6 69 (13.91%) Ruby
7 66 (13.31%) PHP
8 37 (7.46%) Korn
9 35 (7.06%) JavaScript
10 31 (6.25%) C
11 30 (6.05%) Shell Script
12 22 (4.44%) PowerShell
13 18 (3.63%) C++
14 14 (2.82%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.02%) Groovy
15 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.01%) PHP5
17 2 (0.40%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.40%) Clojure
18 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 54 (10.89%) Degree
2 29 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (5.85%) RHCE
3 26 (5.24%) MCSE
4 23 (4.64%) Security Cleared
5 22 (4.44%) MCITP
6 21 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.63%) LPIC
7 18 (3.63%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (2.82%) ISEB
9 13 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (2.42%) CCNA
11 10 (2.02%) PMP
11 10 (2.02%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.81%) NCDA
13 6 (1.21%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.01%) IBM Certification
14 5 (1.01%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.25%) SLA
2 20 (4.03%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 139 (28.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 95 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 80 (16.13%) Samba
4 63 (12.70%) Hyper-V
5 54 (10.89%) Postfix
6 52 (10.48%) SRDF
7 51 (10.28%) vSphere
8 43 (8.67%) Xen
9 37 (7.46%) KVM
10 31 (6.25%) VMware ESX
11 26 (5.24%) Sendmail
12 22 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (3.43%) XenApp
14 16 (3.23%) XenDesktop
15 15 (3.02%) Docker
16 14 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
17 13 (2.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 11 (2.22%) Squid
18 11 (2.22%) GPFS
19 9 (1.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 157 (31.65%) Puppet
2 71 (14.31%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (10.28%) NetBackup
4 38 (7.66%) Nagios
5 29 (5.85%) OpenView
6 26 (5.24%) Tivoli
6 26 (5.24%) CFEngine
7 22 (4.44%) ZABBIX
8 21 (4.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 17 (3.43%) Control-M
10 14 (2.82%) HP SIM
11 12 (2.42%) Ansible
12 11 (2.22%) Vagrant
12 11 (2.22%) Munin
13 9 (1.81%) Cacti
13 9 (1.81%) WSUS
13 9 (1.81%) EMC Navisphere
14 8 (1.61%) SCOM
14 8 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (1.61%) YUM
Vendors
1 200 (40.32%) Red Hat
2 176 (35.48%) VMware
3 140 (28.23%) NetApp
4 133 (26.81%) Oracle
5 122 (24.60%) EMC
6 120 (24.19%) Cisco
7 111 (22.38%) IBM
8 97 (19.56%) HP
9 62 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 58 (11.69%) Dell
11 53 (10.69%) Sun
12 52 (10.48%) Intel
13 46 (9.27%) Citrix
14 45 (9.07%) Veritas
15 44 (8.87%) Sybase
16 43 (8.67%) JBoss
17 33 (6.65%) TIBCO
18 27 (5.44%) Symantec
18 27 (5.44%) Hitachi
19 21 (4.23%) Brocade
UK
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Home Counties
Church International
Salary: Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Uxbridge
CPS Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 8 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
F5 Networks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
IB Boost
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago