Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1015 926 862
Rank change year-on-year -89 -64 +28
Permanent jobs citing NFS 124 227 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 1.07% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 86 200 345
England median annual salary £51,250 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.48% +1.82% -10.20%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,550 £31,031
90th Percentile £75,625 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £48,750 £54,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.55% -0.91% -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 23,474 21,202 23,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.76% 12.80% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19,067 17,976 19,936
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in England

NFS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFS in England.

Salary trend for NFS in England

NFS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -47 64 £57,500 - 5
South East -1 26 £51,250 +13.89% 11
South West -2 15 £45,000 - 2
East of England +22 10 £45,000 -25.00%
North of England +17 5 £47,500 +32.87%
North West -3 4 £47,500 +42.86%
Yorkshire +36 1 - -
West Midlands +25 1 - -
Midlands +8 1 - -
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 86 (69.35%) Linux
2 70 (56.45%) Windows
3 57 (45.97%) VMware
4 56 (45.16%) DNS
5 55 (44.35%) Amazon AWS
6 54 (43.55%) Firewall
7 48 (38.71%) Puppet
8 44 (35.48%) Bash Shell
8 44 (35.48%) Python
9 43 (34.68%) Microsoft
10 41 (33.06%) Ansible
11 40 (32.26%) NetApp
12 39 (31.45%) Red Hat
13 38 (30.65%) SAN
14 37 (29.84%) TCP/IP
14 37 (29.84%) iSCSI
15 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 33 (26.61%) Samba
17 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
18 31 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
19 29 (23.39%) LDAP
20 28 (22.58%) vCenter Server
21 27 (21.77%) DevOps
21 27 (21.77%) Unix
21 27 (21.77%) Perl
21 27 (21.77%) EMC
21 27 (21.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 26 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery

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 22 (17.74%) Apache
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.84%) IIS
4 6 (4.84%) nginx
5 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.23%) JBoss
6 4 (3.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (44.35%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (12.10%) SaaS
4 10 (8.06%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (4.84%) Office 365
6 4 (3.23%) Datadog
7 3 (2.42%) IaaS
8 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (45.16%) DNS
2 54 (43.55%) Firewall
3 38 (30.65%) SAN
4 37 (29.84%) iSCSI
4 37 (29.84%) TCP/IP
5 25 (20.16%) VPN
6 20 (16.13%) BGP
6 20 (16.13%) FCoE
6 20 (16.13%) OSPF
7 17 (13.71%) NAS
7 17 (13.71%) WAN
8 15 (12.10%) Internet
9 14 (11.29%) Junos
9 14 (11.29%) LAN
9 14 (11.29%) SNMP
10 13 (10.48%) DHCP
10 13 (10.48%) HTTP
10 13 (10.48%) NetScaler
10 13 (10.48%) OpenVPN
10 13 (10.48%) OPNsense
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (12.10%) Big Data
4 8 (6.45%) MySQL
5 4 (3.23%) PowerCenter
5 4 (3.23%) Redis
6 2 (1.61%) Informix
6 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.48%) JIRA
4 12 (9.68%) Redmine
5 3 (2.42%) Emacs
6 2 (1.61%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (1.61%) Subversion
6 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.61%) Toad
7 1 (0.81%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (12.90%) Games
2 13 (10.48%) Finance
3 1 (0.81%) Back Office
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (24.19%) Administrator
2 29 (23.39%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (20.97%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (16.94%) Linux Administrator
5 21 (16.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (14.52%) Platform Engineer
7 16 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (11.29%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (10.48%) Architect
9 13 (10.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 13 (10.48%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (9.68%) Consultant
10 12 (9.68%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (8.06%) Data Centre Architect
11 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (8.06%) Virtualisation Architect
12 8 (6.45%) Citrix Consultant
12 8 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 8 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) LDAP
2 19 (15.32%) Middleware
3 17 (13.71%) Web Services
4 5 (4.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (3.23%) LAMP
5 4 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.61%) Flash
7 2 (1.61%) HTML
7 2 (1.61%) Java EE
7 2 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.61%) XML
8 1 (0.81%) JMS
8 1 (0.81%) REST
8 1 (0.81%) RESTful
8 1 (0.81%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.81%) SOAP
8 1 (0.81%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.29%) Public Cloud
3 13 (10.48%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (8.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (8.06%) Mainframe
5 8 (6.45%) Clustering
6 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.03%) Replication
7 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.23%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.42%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.61%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.61%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.81%) Celerra
10 1 (0.81%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.81%) PKI
10 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 86 (69.35%) Linux
2 70 (56.45%) Windows
3 27 (21.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (21.77%) Unix
4 21 (16.94%) Ubuntu
5 15 (12.10%) Debian
6 13 (10.48%) FreeBSD
7 12 (9.68%) CentOS
8 10 (8.06%) FreeNAS
9 9 (7.26%) Windows 10
10 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (5.65%) AIX
11 7 (5.65%) Solaris
11 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
11 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (4.03%) Fedora
13 4 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (3.23%) HPUX
14 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (21.77%) DevOps
3 26 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.13%) High Availability
6 19 (15.32%) Analytics
7 17 (13.71%) Open Source
7 17 (13.71%) User Stories
8 15 (12.10%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.29%) Business Continuity
10 12 (9.68%) Coaching
10 12 (9.68%) Converged Infrastructure
10 12 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (9.68%) ITIL
10 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.87%) Configuration Management
11 11 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (8.06%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (8.06%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) Bash Shell
1 44 (35.48%) Python
2 27 (21.77%) Perl
3 19 (15.32%) C
4 18 (14.52%) Ruby
5 12 (9.68%) Korn
5 12 (9.68%) SQL
6 11 (8.87%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.03%) Java
9 3 (2.42%) Groovy
9 3 (2.42%) PHP
10 2 (1.61%) Go
10 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.61%) Jython
10 2 (1.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.81%) ABAP
11 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (16.13%) MCSE
1 20 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.52%) CCNA
2 18 (14.52%) CISSP
3 17 (13.71%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (13.71%) DV Cleared
3 17 (13.71%) GIAC
3 17 (13.71%) Linux+ Certification
3 17 (13.71%) Network+ Certification
3 17 (13.71%) SANS
3 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
3 17 (13.71%) SSCP
4 13 (10.48%) Degree
5 7 (5.65%) RHCE
6 4 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.23%) MCT
7 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.61%) CCNP
8 2 (1.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.84%) SLA
3 3 (2.42%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (26.61%) Samba
3 32 (25.81%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (19.35%) Active Directory
5 22 (17.74%) VMware NSX
6 19 (15.32%) Hyper-V
7 13 (10.48%) iptables
7 13 (10.48%) KVM
7 13 (10.48%) pfSense
8 12 (9.68%) Docker
9 10 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (7.26%) XenApp
10 9 (7.26%) XenDesktop
11 6 (4.84%) vSphere
12 5 (4.03%) VirtualBox
12 5 (4.03%) Xen
13 3 (2.42%) Gluster
14 2 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (1.61%) PowerDNS
15 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (38.71%) Puppet
2 41 (33.06%) Ansible
3 31 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (22.58%) vCenter Server
5 22 (17.74%) ZABBIX
6 21 (16.94%) Nagios
7 15 (12.10%) Terraform
8 12 (9.68%) Kubernetes
9 11 (8.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (6.45%) XenMobile
11 6 (4.84%) NetBackup
12 5 (4.03%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (4.03%) FortiGate
12 5 (4.03%) HAProxy
12 5 (4.03%) OpenNMS
13 4 (3.23%) Grafana
13 4 (3.23%) vRealize
14 2 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 57 (45.97%) VMware
2 43 (34.68%) Microsoft
3 40 (32.26%) NetApp
4 39 (31.45%) Red Hat
5 27 (21.77%) EMC
6 23 (18.55%) IBM
6 23 (18.55%) Oracle
7 21 (16.94%) SolarWinds
8 18 (14.52%) Cisco
9 17 (13.71%) Veeam
10 15 (12.10%) Citrix
11 13 (10.48%) PagerDuty
12 10 (8.06%) Actifio
12 10 (8.06%) CommVault
12 10 (8.06%) Intel
13 9 (7.26%) BT
13 9 (7.26%) Juniper
14 8 (6.45%) HP
15 5 (4.03%) Dell
15 5 (4.03%) McAfee