Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 911 992 868
Rank change year-on-year +81 -124 -28
Permanent jobs citing NFS 151 181 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 0.79% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 102 134 214
England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £62,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -27.71% +18.57%
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,475 £33,325
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -21.74% +9.52%

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 22,627 22,788 19,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.47% 13.73% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,383 18,640 16,747
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,700
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% +5.05%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +58 63 £62,500 +13.64%
South East +29 26 £56,250 +18.42% 3
East of England +81 24 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Midlands +45 14 £38,500 -9.41%
North of England +53 12 £42,500 +9.68%
South West -1 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +32 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Yorkshire +27 7 £42,500 -
North West +41 5 £52,500 +31.25%
East Midlands +32 5 £38,500 -9.41%
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 114 (75.50%) Linux
2 92 (60.93%) VMware
3 66 (43.71%) Windows
4 64 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (41.72%) DNS
6 60 (39.74%) Bash Shell
7 59 (39.07%) Python
8 56 (37.09%) Puppet
9 52 (34.44%) SAN
9 52 (34.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (33.77%) iSCSI
11 49 (32.45%) NetApp
12 47 (31.13%) Firewall
12 47 (31.13%) Perl
13 44 (29.14%) Red Hat
14 43 (28.48%) Samba
15 42 (27.81%) Apache
16 41 (27.15%) Unix
17 38 (25.17%) TCP/IP
18 37 (24.50%) Ansible
19 36 (23.84%) Internet
20 34 (22.52%) Active Directory
20 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
21 33 (21.85%) Finance
22 32 (21.19%) LAMP
22 32 (21.19%) VMware ESXi
23 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
23 30 (19.87%) SMTP
24 29 (19.21%) Cisco
24 29 (19.21%) ITIL

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 42 (27.81%) Apache
2 16 (10.60%) IIS
3 12 (7.95%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.28%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.96%) OpenStack
6 8 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.65%) nginx
8 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.32%) Confluence
9 2 (1.32%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.66%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.32%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.28%) SaaS
4 10 (6.62%) IaaS
5 5 (3.31%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.65%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.32%) GitHub
8 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.32%) Office 365
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (41.72%) DNS
2 52 (34.44%) SAN
3 51 (33.77%) iSCSI
4 47 (31.13%) Firewall
5 38 (25.17%) TCP/IP
6 36 (23.84%) Internet
7 30 (19.87%) SMTP
8 23 (15.23%) HTTP
9 19 (12.58%) DHCP
9 19 (12.58%) NAS
10 18 (11.92%) WAN
11 17 (11.26%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (11.26%) NetScaler
12 15 (9.93%) SNMP
13 13 (8.61%) FCoE
13 13 (8.61%) SSL
13 13 (8.61%) VPN
14 11 (7.28%) SSH
15 10 (6.62%) FTP
16 9 (5.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (9.27%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.62%) MySQL
4 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.65%) Big Data
6 3 (1.99%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.32%) Redis
8 1 (0.66%) KDB
8 1 (0.66%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.66%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.28%) JIRA
3 10 (6.62%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.96%) Redmine
5 2 (1.32%) GitLab
5 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.66%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.66%) CMake
6 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (21.85%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Banking
3 5 (3.31%) Billing
4 4 (2.65%) Games
4 4 (2.65%) Legal
4 4 (2.65%) Military
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (16.56%) Administrator
2 23 (15.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 23 (15.23%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (14.57%) Linux Specialist
4 20 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (13.25%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (13.25%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (12.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 16 (10.60%) Architect
7 13 (8.61%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Technical Architect
8 12 (7.95%) Storage Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) Consultant
10 10 (6.62%) SAP Consultant
11 9 (5.96%) Analyst
11 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (5.96%) SAP PI Consultant
12 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 8 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.19%) LAMP
2 13 (8.61%) LDAP
3 12 (7.95%) XML
4 10 (6.62%) SAP PI
4 10 (6.62%) SAP XI
4 10 (6.62%) SOAP
5 5 (3.31%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (2.65%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (2.65%) CGI
6 4 (2.65%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (2.65%) Web Services
7 3 (1.99%) Middleware
7 3 (1.99%) WSDL
7 3 (1.99%) XSD
7 3 (1.99%) XSLT
8 2 (1.32%) .NET
8 2 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (9.93%) Clustering
3 14 (9.27%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.28%) Replication
5 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.62%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (5.96%) Public Cloud
7 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.99%) W3C
10 2 (1.32%) Fintech
10 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.32%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.66%) Derivative
11 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.66%) PKI
11 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (75.50%) Linux
2 66 (43.71%) Windows
3 52 (34.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (27.15%) Unix
5 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (19.21%) Windows Server
7 22 (14.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (9.27%) Data ONTAP
9 13 (8.61%) Ubuntu
10 11 (7.28%) AIX
10 11 (7.28%) CentOS
11 9 (5.96%) Debian
12 8 (5.30%) Windows 8
13 7 (4.64%) FreeBSD
14 5 (3.31%) VMS
14 5 (3.31%) Windows 2000
14 5 (3.31%) Windows NT
14 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
16 3 (1.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.21%) ITIL
2 24 (15.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (11.92%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (11.26%) DevOps
5 15 (9.93%) High Availability
6 14 (9.27%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (8.61%) Business Continuity
7 13 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (8.61%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.95%) ITIL V3
8 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
9 11 (7.28%) Analytics
9 11 (7.28%) Change Control
9 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.62%) Open Source
10 10 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.62%) Systems Engineering
11 9 (5.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (5.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.74%) Bash Shell
2 59 (39.07%) Python
3 47 (31.13%) Perl
4 20 (13.25%) SQL
5 19 (12.58%) C
6 10 (6.62%) ABAP
6 10 (6.62%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.96%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.96%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.30%) Java
9 6 (3.97%) Korn
10 5 (3.31%) VB
11 4 (2.65%) AWK
11 4 (2.65%) PHP
11 4 (2.65%) Ruby
11 4 (2.65%) sed
12 3 (1.99%) C++
12 3 (1.99%) Go
13 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (16.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 25 (16.56%) Degree
2 23 (15.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.93%) MCSE
3 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (7.28%) CCNA
7 10 (6.62%) RHCE
7 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
8 9 (5.96%) CISSP
8 9 (5.96%) CompTIA Security+
8 9 (5.96%) DV Cleared
8 9 (5.96%) GIAC
8 9 (5.96%) Linux+ Certification
8 9 (5.96%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (5.96%) SANS
8 9 (5.96%) SSCP
9 3 (1.99%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.99%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.54%) SLA
2 5 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (28.48%) Samba
3 34 (22.52%) Active Directory
4 32 (21.19%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (18.54%) iptables
6 24 (15.89%) vSphere
7 23 (15.23%) Postfix
7 23 (15.23%) VMware Server
8 19 (12.58%) Docker
9 14 (9.27%) KVM
9 14 (9.27%) VMware NSX
10 11 (7.28%) Hyper-V
11 9 (5.96%) XenDesktop
12 6 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (3.97%) XenApp
13 5 (3.31%) pfSense
13 5 (3.31%) vCloud
14 3 (1.99%) Firmware
14 3 (1.99%) QEMU
15 2 (1.32%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 56 (37.09%) Puppet
2 37 (24.50%) Ansible
3 27 (17.88%) Nagios
4 21 (13.91%) vCenter Server
5 19 (12.58%) NetBackup
6 11 (7.28%) Kubernetes
6 11 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (7.28%) vMotion
7 9 (5.96%) vRealize
8 8 (5.30%) FortiGate
9 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (3.97%) ZABBIX
10 5 (3.31%) SnapVault
10 5 (3.31%) Terraform
10 5 (3.31%) WMI
10 5 (3.31%) WSUS
11 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (2.65%) Munin
11 4 (2.65%) SCCM
11 4 (2.65%) yum
Vendors
1 92 (60.93%) VMware
2 49 (32.45%) NetApp
3 44 (29.14%) Red Hat
4 34 (22.52%) Microsoft
5 29 (19.21%) Cisco
6 26 (17.22%) Citrix
7 21 (13.91%) EMC
8 20 (13.25%) Oracle
9 16 (10.60%) Veritas
10 14 (9.27%) Veeam
11 13 (8.61%) HP
11 13 (8.61%) IBM
12 11 (7.28%) SolarWinds
13 10 (6.62%) SAP
14 8 (5.30%) Juniper
15 6 (3.97%) Dell
15 6 (3.97%) F5
15 6 (3.97%) Meraki
16 5 (3.31%) MobileIron
16 5 (3.31%) PagerDuty