The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 664 597 585
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -12
Permanent jobs citing NFS 243 289 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.98% 2.68% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 185 230 267
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12263 10766 11209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.55% 9.89% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10190 9181 9621
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -1.17%
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 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -79 234 £52,500 -4.54% 19
London -68 137 £67,500 +17.39% 16
South East -2 50 £47,500 -2.06% 3
Berkshire +23 25 £47,000 -32.85% 1
East of England -26 15 £45,000 +16.12% 1
East Sussex -9 14 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Brighton - 14 £37,500 - 1
North West +19 13 £45,000 -
City of London -35 10 £65,000 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 7 £24,000 - 1
North East -2 7 £24,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear -2 7 £24,000 - 1
South West -16 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Merseyside - 7 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 7 £45,000 -
Basildon +11 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Slough +10 6 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Manchester +4 6 £19,000 -57.77%
Essex -2 6 £45,000 -21.73%
Hertfordshire -18 6 £56,250 +11.38% 1
Reading - 6 £42,750 -
Gloucestershire +4 5 - -
Yorkshire -33 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Watford - 5 £56,250 - 1
Gloucester - 5 - -
Surrey -3 4 £58,500 +125.00% 1
Hampshire -3 3 £31,500 -45.21%
Bedfordshire -5 3 £32,500 +12.06%
Bury - 3 £19,000 -
Kent -5 2 £70,000 -3.44%

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (78.44%) Linux
2 273 (56.06%) DNS
3 247 (50.72%) Windows
4 242 (49.69%) SAN
5 198 (40.66%) Red Hat
5 198 (40.66%) Solaris
6 183 (37.58%) TCP/IP
7 180 (36.96%) VMware
7 180 (36.96%) NAS
8 169 (34.70%) LDAP
9 162 (33.26%) Perl
10 155 (31.83%) UNIX
11 151 (31.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 146 (29.98%) Puppet
13 140 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 138 (28.34%) Python
15 135 (27.72%) NetApp
16 120 (24.64%) Oracle
17 117 (24.02%) EMC
18 116 (23.82%) Bash Shell
19 115 (23.61%) iSCSI
20 108 (22.18%) HTTP
21 107 (21.97%) Apache
22 106 (21.77%) MySQL
23 102 (20.94%) Firewall
24 100 (20.53%) Cisco
25 99 (20.33%) Java
26 89 (18.28%) IBM
26 89 (18.28%) Active Directory
26 89 (18.28%) Performance Tuning

NFS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 107 (21.97%) Apache
2 81 (16.63%) Tomcat
3 31 (6.37%) MS Exchange
4 29 (5.95%) WebLogic
4 29 (5.95%) WebSphere
5 28 (5.75%) IIS
6 17 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.49%) nginx
6 17 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (3.08%) Node.js
9 14 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (2.87%) SharePoint
9 14 (2.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (2.46%) CloudStack
10 12 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.85%) Confluence
12 7 (1.44%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.23%) Jetty
14 4 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 81 (16.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.87%) MS Office
3 11 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.87%) RMDS
2 4 (0.82%) Magento
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.90%) Joyent
2 16 (3.29%) Basecamp
3 13 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 273 (56.06%) DNS
2 242 (49.69%) SAN
3 183 (37.58%) TCP/IP
4 180 (36.96%) NAS
5 169 (34.70%) LDAP
6 115 (23.61%) iSCSI
7 108 (22.18%) HTTP
8 102 (20.94%) Firewall
9 85 (17.45%) SMTP
10 83 (17.04%) Fibre Channel
11 82 (16.84%) DHCP
12 69 (14.17%) LAN
13 55 (11.29%) VPN
14 54 (11.09%) WAN
15 49 (10.06%) Kerberos
15 49 (10.06%) SSH
15 49 (10.06%) FCoE
16 45 (9.24%) Multicast
17 44 (9.03%) Internet
18 41 (8.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (21.77%) MySQL
2 87 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 42 (8.62%) Hadoop
4 40 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (4.93%) HBase
6 22 (4.52%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.87%) Big Data
8 13 (2.67%) Redis
9 11 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.26%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
12 6 (1.23%) Riak
13 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.41%) DB2
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
16 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.03%) Subversion
3 40 (8.21%) Jenkins
4 30 (6.16%) JIRA
5 17 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 8 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.44%) ClearCase
8 7 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.44%) FishEye
9 6 (1.23%) Selenium
10 5 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.03%) Hudson
10 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.21%) Ant
11 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.21%) Maven
11 1 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 73 (14.99%) Banking
2 48 (9.86%) Finance
3 19 (3.90%) Advertising
4 15 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.87%) Law
6 12 (2.46%) Games
6 12 (2.46%) Marketing
6 12 (2.46%) French Language
6 12 (2.46%) German Language
6 12 (2.46%) Italian Language
7 9 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.82%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Front Office
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 170 (34.91%) Administrator
2 135 (27.72%) Systems Administrator
3 83 (17.04%) Linux Administrator
4 73 (14.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 53 (10.88%) Architect
6 46 (9.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 40 (8.21%) Linux Engineer
8 36 (7.39%) Support Engineer
9 30 (6.16%) UNIX Administrator
10 25 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.93%) Storage Administrator
12 23 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (4.72%) Analyst
13 20 (4.11%) Consultant
13 20 (4.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (3.70%) Technical Support
16 16 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (3.29%) Team Leader
16 16 (3.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.80%) XML
2 30 (6.16%) HTML
3 25 (5.13%) LAMP
4 23 (4.72%) Rendezvous
5 19 (3.90%) .NET
6 18 (3.70%) Middleware
7 17 (3.49%) CSS
7 17 (3.49%) SOAP
8 14 (2.87%) XSLT
8 14 (2.87%) J2EE
8 14 (2.87%) JSON
9 12 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (2.26%) YAML
11 10 (2.05%) HTML5
11 10 (2.05%) WebSockets
12 6 (1.23%) Memcached
13 4 (0.82%) REST
13 4 (0.82%) Symfony
13 4 (0.82%) X-Windows
13 4 (0.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.53%) Clustering
2 56 (11.50%) Replication
3 30 (6.16%) Open Source
4 26 (5.34%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.93%) Client/Server
6 23 (4.72%) PKI
7 21 (4.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (3.08%) CLARiiON
9 14 (2.87%) LPAR
9 14 (2.87%) DLPAR
9 14 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.67%) CESG
10 13 (2.67%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.26%) Hedge funds
12 10 (2.05%) E-Learning
12 10 (2.05%) SCORM
12 10 (2.05%) IVR
13 9 (1.85%) Firmware
13 9 (1.85%) Learning Management System
14 5 (1.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 382 (78.44%) Linux
2 247 (50.72%) Windows
3 198 (40.66%) Solaris
4 155 (31.83%) UNIX
5 151 (31.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (13.96%) CentOS
7 66 (13.55%) Ubuntu
8 53 (10.88%) Debian
8 53 (10.88%) AIX
9 39 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (5.95%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.87%) SUSE
12 14 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (2.05%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.44%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.23%) OpenBSD
16 5 (1.03%) SmartOS
17 4 (0.82%) VMS
18 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (18.28%) Performance Tuning
2 77 (15.81%) Load Balancing
3 75 (15.40%) DevOps
4 73 (14.99%) ITIL
5 50 (10.27%) Benchmarking
6 48 (9.86%) Configuration Management
7 37 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (7.39%) Capacity Planning
9 33 (6.78%) Change Management
10 30 (6.16%) Service Delivery
11 24 (4.93%) Time Management
12 20 (4.11%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.08%) Migration
13 15 (3.08%) Performance Management
13 15 (3.08%) Server Monitoring
13 15 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (3.08%) Build Automation
14 14 (2.87%) Capacity Management
15 13 (2.67%) Data Protection
15 13 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 162 (33.26%) Perl
2 138 (28.34%) Python
3 116 (23.82%) Bash Shell
4 99 (20.33%) Java
5 88 (18.07%) SQL
6 69 (14.17%) Ruby
7 53 (10.88%) PHP
8 49 (10.06%) Shell Script
9 39 (8.01%) PowerShell
10 31 (6.37%) JavaScript
11 26 (5.34%) C
11 26 (5.34%) Korn
12 18 (3.70%) VB.NET
13 15 (3.08%) C++
14 9 (1.85%) Clojure
15 8 (1.64%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.64%) Groovy
16 5 (1.03%) PHP5
17 1 (0.21%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 47 (9.65%) Degree
2 28 (5.75%) MCSE
2 28 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.52%) RHCE
3 22 (4.52%) MCITP
3 22 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (2.46%) LPIC
6 12 (2.46%) Linux+ Certification
7 11 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.05%) CCNA
8 10 (2.05%) ISEB
8 10 (2.05%) PMP
8 10 (2.05%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.85%) NCDA
9 9 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.64%) NCIE
10 8 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.19%) SLA
2 26 (5.34%) QA
3 11 (2.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 140 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (18.28%) Active Directory
3 71 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 67 (13.76%) Samba
5 49 (10.06%) SRDF
6 41 (8.42%) Xen
7 36 (7.39%) Postfix
7 36 (7.39%) vSphere
8 35 (7.19%) VMware ESX
9 33 (6.78%) KVM
10 16 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (2.67%) Docker
12 13 (2.67%) Sendmail
13 12 (2.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (2.26%) Varnish
15 10 (2.05%) XenServer
16 9 (1.85%) Squid
17 8 (1.64%) GPFS
17 8 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 146 (29.98%) Puppet
2 68 (13.96%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (9.03%) Nagios
4 36 (7.39%) NetBackup
5 25 (5.13%) CFEngine
6 22 (4.52%) OpenView
7 21 (4.31%) ZABBIX
8 16 (3.29%) Tivoli
9 15 (3.08%) HP SIM
10 14 (2.87%) EMC Navisphere
11 13 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (2.46%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.85%) Ansible
13 9 (1.85%) Control-M
14 8 (1.64%) Bcfg2
14 8 (1.64%) Munin
15 7 (1.44%) Cacti
15 7 (1.44%) YUM
15 7 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
16 6 (1.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 198 (40.66%) Red Hat
2 180 (36.96%) VMware
3 135 (27.72%) NetApp
4 120 (24.64%) Oracle
5 117 (24.02%) EMC
6 100 (20.53%) Cisco
7 89 (18.28%) IBM
8 78 (16.02%) HP
9 70 (14.37%) Microsoft
10 55 (11.29%) Intel
11 47 (9.65%) Dell
12 43 (8.83%) Veritas
13 38 (7.80%) Brocade
13 38 (7.80%) Sun
14 37 (7.60%) JBoss
15 35 (7.19%) Symantec
16 33 (6.78%) Citrix
17 29 (5.95%) Sybase
18 23 (4.72%) TIBCO
19 17 (3.49%) Hitachi
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Argyll
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
West Kensington, London
Motion Picture Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000
Posted: 14 days ago
West Kensington, London
Motion Picture Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 21 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 26 days ago