Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 6 months to 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1062 821 824
Rank change year-on-year -241 +3 +127
Permanent jobs citing NFS 56 45 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.057% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.30% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 53
10th Percentile £46,533 £35,788 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.86% -4.55% -8.33%
75th Percentile £79,688 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -4.35%

NFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 24,441 15,184 15,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.13% 19.11% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13,833 12,045 12,846
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in England

NFS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NFS in England.

Salary trend for NFS in England

NFS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NFS in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for NFS in England

NFS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the England region over the 6 months to 16 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -244 23 £65,000 -7.14% 7
South East -99 7 £60,000 +11.63% 1
East of England - 7 £67,500 -
East Midlands -41 6 £56,750 +41.88%
North of England -85 6 £49,000 +41.01% 3
Midlands -92 6 £56,750 +51.33% 1
North West -83 4 £49,000 +16.67% 3
South West -29 2 £51,750 +29.38%
Yorkshire -47 2 - -
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, IT jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for NFS.

1 42 (75.00%) Linux
2 29 (51.79%) DNS
3 26 (46.43%) Azure
3 26 (46.43%) Docker
4 25 (44.64%) VMware
5 21 (37.50%) Windows
6 20 (35.71%) Bash
6 20 (35.71%) Kubernetes
7 18 (32.14%) AWS
7 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (32.14%) Ansible
8 16 (28.57%) DHCP
8 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
9 15 (26.79%) Cisco
10 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 14 (25.00%) Python
11 13 (23.21%) ITIL
11 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
11 13 (23.21%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (23.21%) Terraform
11 13 (23.21%) Social Skills
11 13 (23.21%) CI/CD
12 12 (21.43%) Proactive Maintenance
12 12 (21.43%) Grafana
12 12 (21.43%) Public Cloud
12 12 (21.43%) DevOps
12 12 (21.43%) Oracle
12 12 (21.43%) Finance
13 11 (19.64%) Migration

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.93%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.57%) SAS
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 26 (46.43%) Azure
2 18 (32.14%) AWS
3 9 (16.07%) GCP
4 7 (12.50%) Amazon S3
5 6 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (10.71%) Cloud Run
5 6 (10.71%) OpenShift
6 5 (8.93%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (8.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (8.93%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (8.93%) GitHub
6 5 (8.93%) GitHub Actions
6 5 (8.93%) Rubrik
6 5 (8.93%) Serverless
7 4 (7.14%) IaaS
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (5.36%) Datadog
8 3 (5.36%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (3.57%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) DNS
2 16 (28.57%) DHCP
3 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.64%) SAN
5 9 (16.07%) iSCSI
6 8 (14.29%) FTP
7 7 (12.50%) Firewall
7 7 (12.50%) SSH
7 7 (12.50%) VPN
8 6 (10.71%) VLAN
9 5 (8.93%) NAS
9 5 (8.93%) SMTP
10 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (7.14%) Internet
11 3 (5.36%) HTTP
11 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
11 3 (5.36%) SNMP
12 2 (3.57%) Network Security
12 2 (3.57%) Telnet
12 2 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.36%) OpenTSDB
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) CircleCI
1 5 (8.93%) GitLab
1 5 (8.93%) GoCD
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Terragrunt
General
1 13 (23.21%) Social Skills
2 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 7 (12.50%) Automotive
4 6 (10.71%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Veritas Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.57%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) LDAP
2 6 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (8.93%) Kafka
3 5 (8.93%) LAMP
4 3 (5.36%) OpenTracing
4 3 (5.36%) Sensu
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) PyTorch
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.57%) SAP XI
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
5 2 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) XSD
5 2 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Public Cloud
2 9 (16.07%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.93%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) CMDB
5 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) W3C
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (75.00%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
4 10 (17.86%) CentOS
4 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.50%) Unix
6 4 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (5.36%) Solaris
7 3 (5.36%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) CI/CD
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) DevOps
2 12 (21.43%) Proactive Maintenance
3 11 (19.64%) Microservices
3 11 (19.64%) Migration
3 11 (19.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Change Management
4 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (16.07%) Capacity Management
6 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.50%) Architectural Design
7 7 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (10.71%) High Availability
8 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
8 6 (10.71%) Platform Engineering
8 6 (10.71%) Presales
8 6 (10.71%) Storage Management
9 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Bash
2 14 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 9 (16.07%) Go
4 9 (16.07%) Perl
4 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) ABAP
7 2 (3.57%) C-shell
7 2 (3.57%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.57%) MCSA
3 2 (3.57%) PhD
3 2 (3.57%) VCAP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) DICOM
2 1 (1.79%) HL7
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Docker
2 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 13 (23.21%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (16.07%) vSphere
6 6 (10.71%) Samba
7 5 (8.93%) Ceph
8 4 (7.14%) vCloud
8 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (5.36%) Shibboleth
9 3 (5.36%) Veritas File System
10 2 (3.57%) LXC
10 2 (3.57%) Squid
11 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.79%) iptables
11 1 (1.79%) Postfix
11 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 18 (32.14%) Ansible
3 13 (23.21%) Terraform
4 12 (21.43%) Grafana
5 11 (19.64%) Prometheus
5 11 (19.64%) Puppet
6 10 (17.86%) Nagios
6 10 (17.86%) vCenter Server
7 6 (10.71%) Istio
7 6 (10.71%) Knative
8 5 (8.93%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (8.93%) Kibana
8 5 (8.93%) Mesos
8 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (5.36%) Data Guard
9 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (5.36%) Graphite
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (5.36%) SCCM
9 3 (5.36%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) VMware
2 15 (26.79%) Cisco
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle
5 9 (16.07%) NetApp
6 7 (12.50%) Google
7 6 (10.71%) IBM
8 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
9 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.14%) Veeam
10 3 (5.36%) EMC
10 3 (5.36%) IronPort
10 3 (5.36%) Splunk
10 3 (5.36%) Sun
10 3 (5.36%) Veritas
11 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.57%) Facebook
11 2 (3.57%) SAP
12 1 (1.79%) F5