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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network File System (NFS)
Rank 220 205 203
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing NFS 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.038% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.35% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £47,665 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.92% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,501 £37,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,797 £53,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £51,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +61.90%
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
613 573 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.88% 10.85% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 512 518 405
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

NFS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

NFS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Coventry - 3 £47,665 -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (50.00%) NCDA
2 3 (50.00%) NCIE
2 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) NCDA
1 3 (50.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC