Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 943 889 913
Rank change year-on-year -54 +24 -18
Permanent jobs citing NFS 220 324 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.01% 1.47% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 197 246 328
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £33,925
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £99,125
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% - +3.77%

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 21872 22105 23625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.96% 12.38% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18385 18666 19806
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -74 127 £57,500 - 4
South East +39 40 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South West +35 34 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +8 10 £42,500 -5.56%
North of England +6 7 £32,500 -27.78% 3
Yorkshire +20 4 £35,000 +6.06%
North West -20 3 £30,000 -34.78% 3
Midlands +19 2 £47,500 -1.04%
West Midlands +5 2 £47,500 -1.04%
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for NFS.

1 188 (85.45%) Linux
2 119 (54.09%) VMware
3 103 (46.82%) DNS
4 87 (39.55%) Windows
5 85 (38.64%) Bash Shell
6 80 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 80 (36.36%) Firewall
7 79 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 75 (34.09%) Python
9 73 (33.18%) Active Directory
10 72 (32.73%) Puppet
11 66 (30.00%) CentOS
12 65 (29.55%) iSCSI
12 65 (29.55%) Perl
13 63 (28.64%) NetApp
14 62 (28.18%) Ansible
15 61 (27.73%) TCP/IP
16 59 (26.82%) HP
17 58 (26.36%) SAN
18 57 (25.91%) VPN
18 57 (25.91%) Microsoft
19 56 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 55 (25.00%) LDAP
21 54 (24.55%) VMware ESXi
22 53 (24.09%) DevOps
23 51 (23.18%) Samba
24 50 (22.73%) Cisco
24 50 (22.73%) Nagios
25 46 (20.91%) Unix
26 44 (20.00%) Replication

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 40 (18.18%) Apache
2 29 (13.18%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.82%) nginx
4 12 (5.45%) MS Exchange
5 11 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.64%) SAS
7 8 (3.64%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.36%) Confluence
9 3 (1.36%) IIS
9 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.91%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.73%) Houdini
2 6 (2.73%) Maya
2 6 (2.73%) NUKE
2 6 (2.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) NetSuite
1 6 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.82%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (1.82%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.00%) Office 365
3 10 (4.55%) IaaS
3 10 (4.55%) PaaS
4 9 (4.09%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.64%) SaaS
6 5 (2.27%) Oracle CX
7 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.91%) Akamai
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.91%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.45%) GitHub
9 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 103 (46.82%) DNS
2 80 (36.36%) Firewall
3 65 (29.55%) iSCSI
4 61 (27.73%) TCP/IP
5 58 (26.36%) SAN
6 57 (25.91%) VPN
7 55 (25.00%) LDAP
8 39 (17.73%) DHCP
9 30 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
10 29 (13.18%) Junos
11 27 (12.27%) BGP
11 27 (12.27%) IGMP
11 27 (12.27%) OSPF
11 27 (12.27%) RIP
12 24 (10.91%) HTTP
13 23 (10.45%) NAS
14 22 (10.00%) FTP
14 22 (10.00%) SSH
15 18 (8.18%) FCoE
16 16 (7.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.09%) MySQL
2 16 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.64%) Redis
5 5 (2.27%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.91%) JIRA
3 10 (4.55%) Redmine
4 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.91%) GitLab
5 2 (0.91%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.45%) GoCD
6 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (15.45%) Finance
2 13 (5.91%) Games
3 12 (5.45%) Marketing
4 8 (3.64%) Banking
5 6 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.27%) Electronics
7 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (25.91%) Administrator
2 55 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 50 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
4 35 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
5 32 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (14.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 26 (11.82%) Analyst
7 26 (11.82%) Senior DevOps
8 25 (11.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 23 (10.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 23 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (8.18%) Storage Engineer
12 16 (7.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 16 (7.27%) Support Engineer
13 14 (6.36%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 13 (5.91%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 12 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 12 (5.45%) Linux Support
15 12 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.27%) LAMP
2 11 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (3.64%) Middleware
4 8 (3.64%) Regular Expression
5 6 (2.73%) 802.1X
5 6 (2.73%) POSIX
6 5 (2.27%) J2EE
6 5 (2.27%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.82%) Java EE
7 4 (1.82%) STL
8 3 (1.36%) Flash
9 2 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.91%) PHP-FPM
9 2 (0.91%) Web Services
10 1 (0.45%) JMS
10 1 (0.45%) Kafka
10 1 (0.45%) Sass
10 1 (0.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.00%) Replication
2 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.09%) Clustering
4 17 (7.73%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.00%) Derivative
6 11 (5.00%) EMC VNX
7 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (4.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (3.18%) CLARiiON
11 6 (2.73%) Animation
11 6 (2.73%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (1.82%) Celerra
12 4 (1.82%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.82%) EMC VNXe
13 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.36%) Symmetrix
13 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 188 (85.45%) Linux
2 87 (39.55%) Windows
3 66 (30.00%) CentOS
4 56 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (20.91%) Unix
6 41 (18.64%) Ubuntu
7 34 (15.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (12.27%) Windows Server
10 24 (10.91%) Windows 7
11 13 (5.91%) Solaris
12 11 (5.00%) Mac OS X
13 9 (4.09%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (4.09%) Windows 10
14 8 (3.64%) Debian
14 8 (3.64%) FreeBSD
15 5 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (2.27%) HPUX
16 3 (1.36%) VMS
17 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.09%) DevOps
2 43 (19.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (15.45%) Business Continuity
5 30 (13.64%) ITIL
6 29 (13.18%) High Availability
6 29 (13.18%) Low Latency
6 29 (13.18%) Open Source
7 26 (11.82%) Configuration Management
8 16 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (7.27%) ERP
8 16 (7.27%) Security Patching
9 13 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (4.55%) Analytics
12 10 (4.55%) Benchmarking
12 10 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.55%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 85 (38.64%) Bash Shell
2 75 (34.09%) Python
3 65 (29.55%) Perl
4 39 (17.73%) Ruby
5 26 (11.82%) C
6 24 (10.91%) Shell Script
7 22 (10.00%) PHP
8 19 (8.64%) Java
8 19 (8.64%) SQL
9 16 (7.27%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.55%) C++
10 10 (4.55%) Korn
11 6 (2.73%) AWK
11 6 (2.73%) sed
12 5 (2.27%) C#
12 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.64%) DV Cleared
3 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (7.27%) RHCE
4 13 (5.91%) Degree
5 12 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.45%) MCSE
5 12 (5.45%) RHCSA
6 11 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.55%) CCNA
7 10 (4.55%) CISSP
7 10 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (4.55%) GIAC
7 10 (4.55%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (4.55%) SANS
7 10 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
7 10 (4.55%) SSCP
8 8 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (33.18%) Active Directory
3 54 (24.55%) VMware ESXi
4 51 (23.18%) Samba
5 38 (17.27%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (14.55%) iptables
7 31 (14.09%) KVM
8 26 (11.82%) Docker
9 21 (9.55%) vSphere
10 12 (5.45%) Hyper-V
11 11 (5.00%) Sendmail
11 11 (5.00%) VMware NSX
11 11 (5.00%) XenApp
12 9 (4.09%) XenServer
13 8 (3.64%) oVirt
14 6 (2.73%) GPFS
14 6 (2.73%) pfSense
14 6 (2.73%) Snort
14 6 (2.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (2.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (32.73%) Puppet
2 62 (28.18%) Ansible
3 50 (22.73%) Nagios
4 20 (9.09%) vMotion
5 17 (7.73%) NetBackup
6 16 (7.27%) vCenter Server
7 15 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (5.45%) HAProxy
8 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
10 8 (3.64%) Kibana
11 7 (3.18%) SCCM
12 6 (2.73%) Backup Exec
12 6 (2.73%) Bacula
12 6 (2.73%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (2.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (2.73%) Terraform
12 6 (2.73%) WSUS
13 5 (2.27%) Kubernetes
13 5 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 119 (54.09%) VMware
2 80 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 63 (28.64%) NetApp
4 59 (26.82%) HP
5 57 (25.91%) Microsoft
6 50 (22.73%) Cisco
7 34 (15.45%) Oracle
8 28 (12.73%) EMC
9 23 (10.45%) Citrix
10 21 (9.55%) Dell
11 14 (6.36%) Brocade
11 14 (6.36%) Veritas
12 12 (5.45%) IBM
12 12 (5.45%) SAP
13 11 (5.00%) 3PAR
13 11 (5.00%) F5
13 11 (5.00%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.55%) Percona
14 10 (4.55%) Symantec
15 9 (4.09%) Juniper