The table below looks at the statistics for NFS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 - 208 197
Permanent jobs citing NFS 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.036% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category - 0.36% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £48,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +49.23%
NFS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 563 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.03% 10.20% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 465 511 401
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

NFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

NFS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NFS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFS across the West Midlands region.

NFS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) NCDA
3 3 (50.00%) NCIE
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) EPiServer
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) FTP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SUSE
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) DNA
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) NCDA
1 3 (50.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) EPiServer