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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 619 691 584
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -107
Permanent jobs citing NFS 252 185 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.01% 1.72% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 200 129 260
Average salary £57,500 £67,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +73.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,500 £36,834
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +23.52%

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
12554 10765 10954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.06% 10.32% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10650 8905 9308
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 2015. 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 +73 244 £59,000 -12.59% 27
London +37 168 £62,500 -10.71% 13
South East -27 40 £40,000 -11.11% 7
City of London +23 25 £55,000 -6.38% 3
Berkshire -16 22 £30,000 -37.50% 5
East of England -3 11 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Hertfordshire -11 9 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Bracknell -30 8 £30,000 -37.50% 4
North West - 8 £35,000 -
Manchester - 7 £35,000 -
Scotland +12 5 £25,750 -64.48% 1
Slough +1 5 - -
Reading -1 5 - -
North East -2 5 £23,700 -3.26%
South West -16 5 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Watford - 5 £60,000 - 2
Kent - 5 £59,750 -
Surrey -7 4 £62,000 -
Wiltshire -7 4 £50,000 +2.56%
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 4 £23,400 -4.48%
Brighton -11 4 - -
Tyne and Wear -16 4 £23,400 -4.48%
East Sussex -17 4 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £59,250 - 1
Chippenham - 4 £50,000 -
Middlesex +15 3 £57,500 -19.29% 2
Yorkshire -6 3 £40,500 -49.37% 1
Edinburgh +3 2 £25,000 -65.51% 1
Cambridge 0 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -7 2 - - 2

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 369 (77.20%) Linux
2 255 (53.35%) Windows
2 255 (53.35%) DNS
3 243 (50.84%) SAN
4 216 (45.19%) VMware
5 209 (43.72%) Solaris
6 195 (40.79%) NetApp
7 194 (40.59%) Red Hat
8 175 (36.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 169 (35.36%) TCP/IP
10 166 (34.73%) Oracle
11 160 (33.47%) UNIX
12 156 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 155 (32.43%) Apache
13 155 (32.43%) Perl
13 155 (32.43%) Cisco
14 140 (29.29%) NAS
15 137 (28.66%) Puppet
16 132 (27.62%) DHCP
17 131 (27.41%) SQL Server
18 130 (27.20%) Fibre Channel
19 129 (26.99%) Python
19 129 (26.99%) HP
20 128 (26.78%) LDAP
21 125 (26.15%) EMC
22 121 (25.31%) IBM
23 118 (24.69%) iSCSI
24 106 (22.18%) Finance
25 104 (21.76%) Performance Tuning
26 103 (21.55%) WAN

NFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 155 (32.43%) Apache
2 86 (17.99%) IIS
3 80 (16.74%) Tomcat
4 51 (10.67%) WebSphere
5 48 (10.04%) MS Exchange
6 34 (7.11%) Oracle Coherence
6 34 (7.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 29 (6.07%) JBoss
8 26 (5.44%) nginx
9 17 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (3.35%) WebLogic
11 15 (3.14%) OpenStack
12 14 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (2.93%) SharePoint
13 11 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (2.09%) CloudStack
15 9 (1.88%) Lync
16 6 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
17 4 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 29 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (5.65%) RMDS
2 18 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.35%) IaaS
3 15 (3.14%) PaaS
3 15 (3.14%) Office 365
4 7 (1.46%) SaaS
5 4 (0.84%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.84%) Joyent
6 3 (0.63%) Heroku
6 3 (0.63%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 255 (53.35%) DNS
2 243 (50.84%) SAN
3 169 (35.36%) TCP/IP
4 140 (29.29%) NAS
5 132 (27.62%) DHCP
6 130 (27.20%) Fibre Channel
7 128 (26.78%) LDAP
8 118 (24.69%) iSCSI
9 103 (21.55%) WAN
10 98 (20.50%) LAN
11 94 (19.67%) HTTP
12 92 (19.25%) FCoE
13 90 (18.83%) Firewall
14 82 (17.15%) Multicast
15 65 (13.60%) SMTP
16 50 (10.46%) SSH
17 36 (7.53%) FTP
18 35 (7.32%) VPN
19 33 (6.90%) Kerberos
19 33 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 96 (20.08%) MySQL
3 40 (8.37%) Hadoop
4 27 (5.65%) HBase
5 22 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.60%) DB2
6 14 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.93%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.93%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.88%) Big Data
8 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.46%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.26%) QlikView
10 4 (0.84%) Riak
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.63%) OLTP
11 3 (0.63%) OLAP
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (7.53%) Subversion
2 35 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.84%) JIRA
6 3 (0.63%) Emacs
7 2 (0.42%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.21%) TestNG
General
1 106 (22.18%) Finance
2 85 (17.78%) Banking
3 38 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.30%) Law
6 10 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.46%) Retail
8 6 (1.26%) Billing
8 6 (1.26%) Marketing
8 6 (1.26%) Legal
9 5 (1.05%) German Language
10 4 (0.84%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.84%) French Language
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.84%) Games
11 3 (0.63%) Back Office
11 3 (0.63%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 151 (31.59%) Administrator
2 127 (26.57%) Systems Administrator
3 88 (18.41%) Architect
4 73 (15.27%) Linux Administrator
5 69 (14.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 63 (13.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 45 (9.41%) Analyst
8 39 (8.16%) UNIX Engineer
9 35 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 32 (6.69%) Consultant
11 30 (6.28%) UNIX Administrator
12 25 (5.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 25 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (5.02%) Lead Architect
14 23 (4.81%) Storage Engineer
15 22 (4.60%) UNIX Support
16 20 (4.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
16 20 (4.18%) Linux Engineer
16 20 (4.18%) Support Engineer
17 19 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.83%) XML
2 43 (9.00%) Middleware
3 35 (7.32%) HTML
4 30 (6.28%) Rendezvous
5 27 (5.65%) XSLT
6 22 (4.60%) LAMP
6 22 (4.60%) Web Services
7 18 (3.77%) Memcached
8 13 (2.72%) SOAP
9 9 (1.88%) J2EE
10 6 (1.26%) JSON
10 6 (1.26%) YAML
11 5 (1.05%) REST
11 5 (1.05%) RESTful
12 4 (0.84%) JSP
13 3 (0.63%) libvirt
14 2 (0.42%) Laravel
14 2 (0.42%) DAO
14 2 (0.42%) Hibernate
14 2 (0.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.06%) Clustering
2 48 (10.04%) Computer Science
3 47 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (7.74%) Open Source
5 26 (5.44%) Replication
6 25 (5.23%) HACMP
7 20 (4.18%) LPAR
8 19 (3.97%) Mainframe
9 17 (3.56%) DLPAR
10 16 (3.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (3.14%) Management Information System
12 13 (2.72%) Hedge funds
13 10 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.67%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.46%) EqualLogic
16 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
17 5 (1.05%) PKI
17 5 (1.05%) Life Science
18 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
18 4 (0.84%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 369 (77.20%) Linux
2 255 (53.35%) Windows
3 209 (43.72%) Solaris
4 175 (36.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (33.47%) UNIX
6 73 (15.27%) AIX
7 57 (11.92%) CentOS
8 41 (8.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (7.74%) Ubuntu
10 33 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (5.02%) Mac OS X
12 20 (4.18%) Windows 7
13 17 (3.56%) Debian
14 8 (1.67%) SUSE
15 7 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.05%) Android
17 4 (0.84%) Scientific Linux
17 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.76%) Performance Tuning
2 72 (15.06%) Benchmarking
3 66 (13.81%) ITIL
4 57 (11.92%) Capacity Planning
5 53 (11.09%) Load Balancing
6 52 (10.88%) Configuration Management
7 43 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 33 (6.90%) DevOps
9 30 (6.28%) Project Management
10 25 (5.23%) Time Management
11 24 (5.02%) Performance Management
12 23 (4.81%) Migration
13 21 (4.39%) Capacity Management
14 20 (4.18%) Kernel Tuning
15 18 (3.77%) CRM
16 17 (3.56%) Investment Management
17 16 (3.35%) Performance Analysis
17 16 (3.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 14 (2.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (32.43%) Perl
2 129 (26.99%) Python
3 98 (20.50%) Bash Shell
4 95 (19.87%) SQL
5 69 (14.44%) Java
6 61 (12.76%) PHP
7 36 (7.53%) JavaScript
8 35 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 28 (5.86%) Ruby
10 27 (5.65%) C
11 23 (4.81%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.56%) C++
13 15 (3.14%) Korn
13 15 (3.14%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.63%) Groovy
15 1 (0.21%) VBScript
15 1 (0.21%) VB
15 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.21%) AWK
Qualifications
1 74 (15.48%) Degree
2 37 (7.74%) RHCE
3 25 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.23%) NCDA
3 25 (5.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.72%) CCNA
7 12 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.09%) RHCSA
8 10 (2.09%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.09%) MCSE
9 8 (1.67%) LPIC
9 8 (1.67%) NCIE
9 8 (1.67%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (1.46%) IBM Certification
11 6 (1.26%) MCSA
12 5 (1.05%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.84%) CIPD
13 4 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.74%) SLA
2 11 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.67%) QA
4 4 (0.84%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 156 (32.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (19.46%) Active Directory
3 80 (16.74%) vSphere
4 76 (15.90%) SRDF
5 65 (13.60%) Hyper-V
6 63 (13.18%) Samba
7 44 (9.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 44 (9.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 41 (8.58%) Oracle RAC
9 33 (6.90%) Xen
10 30 (6.28%) Postfix
10 30 (6.28%) XenApp
10 30 (6.28%) KVM
11 27 (5.65%) VMware ESX
12 20 (4.18%) XenDesktop
13 18 (3.77%) Sendmail
13 18 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (2.93%) Veritas File System
15 13 (2.72%) Terminal Server
16 10 (2.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 137 (28.66%) Puppet
2 65 (13.60%) NetBackup
3 62 (12.97%) Nagios
4 58 (12.13%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (5.23%) SCCM
5 25 (5.23%) Tivoli
6 24 (5.02%) Cacti
7 22 (4.60%) SCOM
7 22 (4.60%) yum
8 19 (3.97%) SCVMM
9 18 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
10 16 (3.35%) McAfee ePO
10 16 (3.35%) WSUS
10 16 (3.35%) Control-M
11 15 (3.14%) OpenView
11 15 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 14 (2.93%) Legato
13 13 (2.72%) ZABBIX
13 13 (2.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 13 (2.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 216 (45.19%) VMware
2 195 (40.79%) NetApp
3 194 (40.59%) Red Hat
4 166 (34.73%) Oracle
5 155 (32.43%) Cisco
6 129 (26.99%) HP
7 125 (26.15%) EMC
8 121 (25.31%) IBM
9 82 (17.15%) Microsoft
10 75 (15.69%) Intel
11 71 (14.85%) Citrix
12 67 (14.02%) Veritas
13 47 (9.83%) Sun
14 41 (8.58%) Dell
15 37 (7.74%) Sybase
16 30 (6.28%) TIBCO
16 30 (6.28%) Symantec
17 27 (5.65%) DataSynapse
17 27 (5.65%) 29West
18 23 (4.81%) Brocade
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £48000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum plus 12% bonus and other benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 12% bonus and multiple benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago