Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 960 835 888
Rank change year-on-year -125 +53 -61
Permanent jobs citing NFS 195 320 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 1.59% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 166 235 324
England median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £79,375 £100,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% +9.52% -8.70%

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 21,904 20,144 23,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.33% 12.31% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18,225 16,798 19,997
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -113 89 £55,000 -17.29% 16
South East -14 44 £45,000 -18.18% 7
South West +15 34 £40,000 -
East of England +8 17 £42,500 -5.56% 4
North of England -6 7 £33,750 -28.95% 2
North West - 5 £30,000 - 1
Midlands -3 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
East Midlands +14 2 £42,500 +13.33% 2
West Midlands -10 2 £50,000 +8.70%
Yorkshire +17 1 - - 1
North East -24 1 £37,500 -21.05%
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 151 (77.44%) Linux
2 94 (48.21%) VMware
3 92 (47.18%) DNS
4 78 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 72 (36.92%) Windows
6 69 (35.38%) Puppet
7 68 (34.87%) Active Directory
8 67 (34.36%) Red Hat
9 66 (33.85%) Samba
9 66 (33.85%) Firewall
10 65 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (31.28%) Python
12 60 (30.77%) TCP/IP
12 60 (30.77%) SAN
13 59 (30.26%) DHCP
14 57 (29.23%) Ansible
15 56 (28.72%) Microsoft
16 53 (27.18%) Unix
16 53 (27.18%) Oracle
17 52 (26.67%) LDAP
18 48 (24.62%) Disaster Recovery
19 45 (23.08%) Cisco
20 44 (22.56%) iSCSI
21 43 (22.05%) HP
22 42 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 40 (20.51%) CentOS
23 40 (20.51%) NAS
23 40 (20.51%) NetApp
24 39 (20.00%) Perl
25 38 (19.49%) VPN

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 18 (9.23%) Apache
2 15 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.69%) nginx
3 9 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.56%) IIS
5 4 (2.05%) SAS
5 4 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.54%) Confluence
6 3 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.03%) JBoss
7 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 11 (5.64%) SAP R/3
2 6 (3.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.72%) Amazon S3
4 11 (5.64%) Bluemix
4 11 (5.64%) IBM Cloud
5 8 (4.10%) IaaS
5 8 (4.10%) PaaS
6 7 (3.59%) Office 365
7 5 (2.56%) Oracle CX
7 5 (2.56%) SaaS
8 4 (2.05%) Akamai
9 2 (1.03%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.51%) G Suite
10 1 (0.51%) GitHub
10 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 92 (47.18%) DNS
2 66 (33.85%) Firewall
3 60 (30.77%) SAN
3 60 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 59 (30.26%) DHCP
5 44 (22.56%) iSCSI
6 40 (20.51%) NAS
7 38 (19.49%) VPN
8 34 (17.44%) SSH
9 26 (13.33%) FTP
10 24 (12.31%) HTTP
11 23 (11.79%) SNMP
12 22 (11.28%) Fibre Channel
13 20 (10.26%) FCoE
14 15 (7.69%) Internet
14 15 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (7.69%) Junos
15 14 (7.18%) MPLS
15 14 (7.18%) WAN
16 13 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.26%) MySQL
2 12 (6.15%) Big Data
2 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.62%) Redis
4 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.56%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.03%) Informix
6 2 (1.03%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 22 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.23%) JIRA
3 14 (7.18%) Redmine
4 5 (2.56%) Automake
4 5 (2.56%) GCC
4 5 (2.56%) GDB
4 5 (2.56%) Subversion
5 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.51%) GitLab
7 1 (0.51%) GoCD
7 1 (0.51%) Hudson
7 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (9.23%) Finance
1 18 (9.23%) Games
2 15 (7.69%) Marketing
3 6 (3.08%) Banking
3 6 (3.08%) Electronics
4 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Advertising
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (32.31%) Linux Engineer
2 42 (21.54%) Administrator
3 35 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (13.85%) Storage Engineer
5 22 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (9.74%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (8.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (8.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 17 (8.72%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Architect
8 15 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (7.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.15%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 12 (6.15%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.67%) LDAP
2 18 (9.23%) Middleware
3 11 (5.64%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (4.62%) 802.1X
4 9 (4.62%) POSIX
5 8 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (4.10%) Regular Expression
6 7 (3.59%) LAMP
7 6 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (3.08%) Web Services
8 5 (2.56%) SAP Basis
9 4 (2.05%) Flash
9 4 (2.05%) Java EE
9 4 (2.05%) STL
10 3 (1.54%) .NET
10 3 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (1.03%) Kafka
11 2 (1.03%) Node.js
11 2 (1.03%) PHP-FPM
12 1 (0.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.74%) Replication
4 16 (8.21%) Derivative
5 12 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (6.15%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.62%) CLARiiON
6 9 (4.62%) EMC VNX
6 9 (4.62%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (4.62%) Mainframe
7 8 (4.10%) Clustering
8 6 (3.08%) Celerra
8 6 (3.08%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.08%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.54%) CMDB
10 3 (1.54%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.54%) Symmetrix
10 3 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 151 (77.44%) Linux
2 72 (36.92%) Windows
3 53 (27.18%) Unix
4 42 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (20.51%) CentOS
6 22 (11.28%) Solaris
7 17 (8.72%) Windows Server
8 16 (8.21%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 13 (6.67%) Windows 10
11 11 (5.64%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (5.64%) HPUX
12 8 (4.10%) FreeBSD
12 8 (4.10%) Windows 7
12 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (2.05%) VMS
15 3 (1.54%) Debian
15 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (17.44%) DevOps
3 33 (16.92%) ITIL
4 32 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.79%) Configuration Management
5 23 (11.79%) ERP
6 22 (11.28%) High Availability
7 21 (10.77%) Coaching
8 19 (9.74%) Analytics
8 19 (9.74%) Low Latency
9 16 (8.21%) Security Management
10 15 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (7.18%) Business Continuity
11 14 (7.18%) User Stories
12 13 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (6.67%) Project Management
13 12 (6.15%) Benchmarking
13 12 (6.15%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.15%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 61 (31.28%) Python
3 39 (20.00%) Perl
4 26 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 20 (10.26%) Ruby
6 19 (9.74%) PHP
7 18 (9.23%) Java
8 17 (8.72%) C
8 17 (8.72%) SQL
9 14 (7.18%) Korn
10 10 (5.13%) C++
11 7 (3.59%) AWK
11 7 (3.59%) C#
11 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.05%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.03%) sed
15 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 30 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.79%) Degree
3 21 (10.77%) RHCE
4 16 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (8.21%) RHCSA
4 16 (8.21%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.69%) MCSE
5 15 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (7.18%) CCNA
6 14 (7.18%) CISSP
6 14 (7.18%) CompTIA Security+
6 14 (7.18%) GIAC
6 14 (7.18%) Linux+ Certification
6 14 (7.18%) Network+ Certification
6 14 (7.18%) SANS
6 14 (7.18%) SSCP
7 13 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.51%) PMO
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (34.87%) Active Directory
2 66 (33.85%) Samba
3 65 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (17.44%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (15.90%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (13.33%) VMware NSX
7 23 (11.79%) Hyper-V
8 20 (10.26%) Docker
9 19 (9.74%) KVM
10 15 (7.69%) iptables
11 11 (5.64%) vSphere
12 8 (4.10%) oVirt
12 8 (4.10%) Snort
12 8 (4.10%) Xen
13 7 (3.59%) XenApp
14 6 (3.08%) pfSense
14 6 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (2.56%) XenDesktop
16 4 (2.05%) Veritas File System
17 2 (1.03%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 69 (35.38%) Puppet
2 57 (29.23%) Ansible
3 38 (19.49%) Nagios
4 28 (14.36%) vCenter Server
5 22 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (8.72%) NetBackup
7 12 (6.15%) HAProxy
8 11 (5.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (4.10%) Kibana
9 8 (4.10%) SCCM
10 7 (3.59%) Kubernetes
10 7 (3.59%) Terraform
10 7 (3.59%) WSUS
11 6 (3.08%) Bacula
11 6 (3.08%) vRealize
12 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (2.56%) systemd
12 5 (2.56%) vMotion
12 5 (2.56%) XenMobile
13 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 94 (48.21%) VMware
2 67 (34.36%) Red Hat
3 56 (28.72%) Microsoft
4 53 (27.18%) Oracle
5 45 (23.08%) Cisco
6 43 (22.05%) HP
7 40 (20.51%) NetApp
8 24 (12.31%) EMC
9 22 (11.28%) IBM
10 21 (10.77%) SAP
11 20 (10.26%) Brocade
12 17 (8.72%) Veritas
13 16 (8.21%) F5
13 16 (8.21%) Scality
14 15 (7.69%) Juniper
15 14 (7.18%) Remedy
15 14 (7.18%) SolarWinds
16 13 (6.67%) Veeam
17 11 (5.64%) Dell
18 10 (5.13%) CommVault