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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 663 641 617
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Permanent jobs citing NFS 233 242 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.90% 2.27% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 181 194 270
Average salary £53,250 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £48,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +49.23%

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
12233 10648 11939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 9.85% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10113 9085 10232
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 27 August 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 27 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
England -62 222 £54,500 -0.90% 20
London -20 139 £65,000 +18.18% 15
South East -20 57 £47,500 -6.86% 4
Surrey +3 17 £49,750 -13.47% 2
East Sussex - 15 £37,500 -
Brighton - 15 £37,500 -
City of London +1 14 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Berkshire +6 13 £44,625 -12.50% 2
East of England -15 9 £43,500 +7.40% 2
Manchester +3 7 £32,750 -27.22%
North West -1 7 £32,750 -27.22%
Hampshire -12 7 £37,500 -37.50%
Kent -2 6 £67,500 +50.00%
Slough +8 5 £46,500 +7.51% 2
South West -7 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Gloucester - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £42,750 -
Essex +11 3 £45,000 -21.73%
Basildon +5 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 3 £24,000 -2.04%
Oxfordshire -5 3 £30,000 -38.14%
North East -8 3 £24,000 -2.04%
Tyne and Wear -9 3 £24,000 -2.04%
Wales - 3 £21,250 -
South Wales - 3 £21,250 -
Bracknell - 3 £30,000 -
Wallingford - 3 £30,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £21,250 -
Scotland -5 2 £53,250 -

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 403 (78.10%) Linux
2 295 (57.17%) DNS
3 260 (50.39%) Windows
4 231 (44.77%) SAN
5 227 (43.99%) Solaris
6 210 (40.70%) TCP/IP
7 209 (40.50%) Red Hat
8 190 (36.82%) LDAP
9 188 (36.43%) VMware
10 180 (34.88%) UNIX
11 172 (33.33%) Perl
11 172 (33.33%) NAS
12 167 (32.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 158 (30.62%) Puppet
14 152 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 144 (27.91%) NetApp
16 138 (26.74%) Python
17 132 (25.58%) Oracle
18 127 (24.61%) EMC
19 125 (24.22%) Bash Shell
20 121 (23.45%) MySQL
21 118 (22.87%) iSCSI
22 116 (22.48%) Apache
22 116 (22.48%) Cisco
23 113 (21.90%) HTTP
23 113 (21.90%) Java
24 107 (20.74%) IBM
25 99 (19.19%) HP
25 99 (19.19%) Firewall
26 98 (18.99%) Performance Tuning

NFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 116 (22.48%) Apache
2 89 (17.25%) Tomcat
3 40 (7.75%) MS Exchange
4 34 (6.59%) WebSphere
5 32 (6.20%) IIS
6 31 (6.01%) WebLogic
7 22 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (3.29%) nginx
9 17 (3.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 17 (3.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 14 (2.71%) CloudStack
11 13 (2.52%) SharePoint
12 12 (2.33%) Node.js
13 6 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.16%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.78%) Jetty
14 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 79 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.71%) MS Office
3 11 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.29%) RMDS
2 4 (0.78%) Magento
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.88%) Basecamp
2 17 (3.29%) Joyent
3 10 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.78%) SaaS
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 295 (57.17%) DNS
2 231 (44.77%) SAN
3 210 (40.70%) TCP/IP
4 190 (36.82%) LDAP
5 172 (33.33%) NAS
6 118 (22.87%) iSCSI
7 113 (21.90%) HTTP
8 99 (19.19%) Firewall
9 95 (18.41%) Fibre Channel
10 94 (18.22%) DHCP
11 89 (17.25%) SMTP
12 72 (13.95%) LAN
13 61 (11.82%) WAN
14 55 (10.66%) SSH
15 52 (10.08%) FCoE
16 49 (9.50%) VPN
17 48 (9.30%) Multicast
18 44 (8.53%) Internet
19 41 (7.95%) Kerberos
19 41 (7.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (23.45%) MySQL
2 94 (18.22%) SQL Server
3 50 (9.69%) Hadoop
4 44 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (5.62%) MongoDB
6 27 (5.23%) HBase
7 14 (2.71%) Big Data
8 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.74%) Riak
11 8 (1.55%) Redis
12 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.16%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (0.78%) DB2
15 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 2 (0.39%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.39%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 45 (8.72%) Jenkins
2 42 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 37 (7.17%) Subversion
4 28 (5.43%) JIRA
5 18 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.55%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.36%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.36%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.16%) Selenium
9 5 (0.97%) Hudson
9 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.19%) Ant
10 1 (0.19%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.19%) Maven
10 1 (0.19%) FishEye
General
1 87 (16.86%) Banking
2 59 (11.43%) Finance
3 27 (5.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.49%) Law
5 14 (2.71%) Advertising
5 14 (2.71%) Marketing
6 12 (2.33%) French Language
6 12 (2.33%) German Language
6 12 (2.33%) Italian Language
7 9 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Publishing
9 3 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Retail
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 172 (33.33%) Administrator
2 143 (27.71%) Systems Administrator
3 81 (15.70%) Linux Administrator
4 77 (14.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 57 (11.05%) Architect
6 50 (9.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 38 (7.36%) Support Engineer
8 37 (7.17%) Linux Engineer
9 33 (6.40%) Analyst
9 33 (6.40%) UNIX Administrator
10 23 (4.46%) Consultant
10 23 (4.46%) UNIX Engineer
11 22 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 21 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.07%) Team Leader
13 19 (3.68%) Storage Administrator
13 19 (3.68%) Storage Engineer
13 19 (3.68%) UNIX Support
14 18 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.72%) XML
2 33 (6.40%) HTML
3 30 (5.81%) Rendezvous
4 27 (5.23%) LAMP
5 22 (4.26%) Middleware
6 21 (4.07%) SOAP
7 19 (3.68%) .NET
8 17 (3.29%) XSLT
9 14 (2.71%) J2EE
9 14 (2.71%) YAML
10 12 (2.33%) CSS
11 10 (1.94%) JSON
11 10 (1.94%) WebSockets
11 10 (1.94%) HTML5
12 7 (1.36%) Memcached
12 7 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (0.97%) Web Services
14 4 (0.78%) Symfony
14 4 (0.78%) REST
15 3 (0.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.98%) Clustering
2 58 (11.24%) Replication
3 39 (7.56%) Open Source
4 33 (6.40%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.84%) LPAR
6 24 (4.65%) DLPAR
6 24 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 23 (4.46%) PKI
8 21 (4.07%) Client/Server
9 18 (3.49%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.49%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.71%) IVR
10 14 (2.71%) Hedge funds
11 13 (2.52%) CESG
11 13 (2.52%) CLARiiON
12 12 (2.33%) Firmware
13 10 (1.94%) E-Learning
13 10 (1.94%) SCORM
14 9 (1.74%) Learning Management System
15 4 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 403 (78.10%) Linux
2 260 (50.39%) Windows
3 227 (43.99%) Solaris
4 180 (34.88%) UNIX
5 167 (32.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (13.57%) AIX
7 65 (12.60%) Ubuntu
8 62 (12.02%) CentOS
9 52 (10.08%) Debian
10 38 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (5.43%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.91%) SUSE
13 12 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (2.13%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.36%) OpenBSD
16 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.97%) SmartOS
17 4 (0.78%) VMS
18 2 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (18.99%) Performance Tuning
2 81 (15.70%) ITIL
3 73 (14.15%) DevOps
4 68 (13.18%) Load Balancing
5 58 (11.24%) Configuration Management
6 53 (10.27%) Benchmarking
7 41 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
9 26 (5.04%) Performance Management
10 25 (4.84%) Service Delivery
10 25 (4.84%) Change Management
11 24 (4.65%) Project Management
12 23 (4.46%) Time Management
13 22 (4.26%) Migration
14 18 (3.49%) Server Monitoring
15 16 (3.10%) E-Commerce
16 15 (2.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (2.71%) Data Protection
18 13 (2.52%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (2.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (33.33%) Perl
2 138 (26.74%) Python
3 125 (24.22%) Bash Shell
4 113 (21.90%) Java
5 90 (17.44%) SQL
6 68 (13.18%) Ruby
7 62 (12.02%) PHP
8 39 (7.56%) Shell Script
9 32 (6.20%) PowerShell
9 32 (6.20%) C
10 31 (6.01%) JavaScript
10 31 (6.01%) Korn
11 21 (4.07%) C++
12 18 (3.49%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.55%) Groovy
13 8 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.97%) PHP5
15 3 (0.58%) Clojure
16 2 (0.39%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.19%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 52 (10.08%) Degree
2 32 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.62%) MCSE
4 26 (5.04%) RHCE
5 25 (4.84%) MCITP
6 22 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (4.26%) Security Cleared
7 19 (3.68%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.71%) CCNA
9 14 (2.71%) ISEB
9 14 (2.71%) Linux+ Certification
9 14 (2.71%) LPIC
10 13 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (2.13%) NCDA
12 10 (1.94%) PMP
12 10 (1.94%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.36%) NCIE
14 6 (1.16%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.75%) SLA
2 26 (5.04%) QA
3 9 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 152 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (18.80%) Active Directory
3 76 (14.73%) Hyper-V
4 74 (14.34%) Samba
5 52 (10.08%) SRDF
6 50 (9.69%) vSphere
7 48 (9.30%) Postfix
8 41 (7.95%) Xen
8 41 (7.95%) VMware ESX
9 36 (6.98%) KVM
10 20 (3.88%) Sendmail
11 19 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (2.71%) XenApp
12 14 (2.71%) XenDesktop
13 13 (2.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 13 (2.52%) Docker
13 13 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (2.33%) Varnish
15 9 (1.74%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 158 (30.62%) Puppet
2 71 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (9.69%) NetBackup
4 36 (6.98%) Nagios
5 29 (5.62%) OpenView
6 24 (4.65%) CFEngine
7 23 (4.46%) ZABBIX
8 22 (4.26%) Tivoli
9 18 (3.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 17 (3.29%) Control-M
11 15 (2.91%) HP SIM
12 12 (2.33%) EMC Navisphere
12 12 (2.33%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.94%) Ansible
13 10 (1.94%) Munin
14 9 (1.74%) Cacti
15 8 (1.55%) YUM
15 8 (1.55%) WSUS
15 8 (1.55%) Bcfg2
16 7 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 209 (40.50%) Red Hat
2 188 (36.43%) VMware
3 144 (27.91%) NetApp
4 132 (25.58%) Oracle
5 127 (24.61%) EMC
6 116 (22.48%) Cisco
7 107 (20.74%) IBM
8 99 (19.19%) HP
9 67 (12.98%) Microsoft
10 58 (11.24%) Dell
11 55 (10.66%) Intel
12 54 (10.47%) Sun
13 47 (9.11%) Veritas
14 46 (8.91%) Citrix
15 41 (7.95%) JBoss
16 38 (7.36%) Sybase
17 34 (6.59%) Symantec
18 32 (6.20%) Brocade
19 30 (5.81%) TIBCO
20 23 (4.46%) Hitachi
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
West Kensington, London
Motion Picture Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
West Kensington, London
Motion Picture Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000
Posted: 15 days ago