Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 966 969 890
Rank change year-on-year +3 -79 +35
Permanent jobs citing NFS 155 202 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 0.92% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 182 236
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,875 £91,875 £88,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% -

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 23,055 21,893 21,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 13.01% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,880 18,344 18,217
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 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +30 74 £60,000 +4.35% 5
South East +14 37 £50,000 +8.11% 5
South West -7 14 £45,000 +4.05% 1
Midlands - 11 £38,500 - 2
North of England +44 8 £50,000 +73.91% 2
East of England +28 8 £72,000 +69.41% 1
North West +20 7 £50,000 +73.91% 2
East Midlands - 6 £38,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 124 (80.00%) Linux
2 91 (58.71%) Windows
3 80 (51.61%) VMware
4 69 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
5 63 (40.65%) Puppet
5 63 (40.65%) Ansible
6 59 (38.06%) Firewall
7 56 (36.13%) NetApp
8 55 (35.48%) iSCSI
9 53 (34.19%) DNS
9 53 (34.19%) Bash Shell
10 47 (30.32%) Python
11 45 (29.03%) TCP/IP
11 45 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (28.39%) Samba
12 44 (28.39%) EMC
13 43 (27.74%) Opscode Chef
14 41 (26.45%) VMware ESXi
14 41 (26.45%) Finance
15 39 (25.16%) SolarWinds
15 39 (25.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 37 (23.87%) vCenter Server
16 37 (23.87%) Microsoft
17 36 (23.23%) SAN
17 36 (23.23%) Red Hat
18 35 (22.58%) Cisco
18 35 (22.58%) DevOps
19 34 (21.94%) Nagios
19 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (21.29%) ZABBIX

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 32 (20.65%) Apache
2 13 (8.39%) nginx
3 11 (7.10%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.16%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.52%) JBoss
6 5 (3.23%) IIS
7 3 (1.94%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.94%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.29%) Confluence
8 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.29%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (1.29%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (12.90%) SaaS
4 9 (5.81%) IaaS
5 8 (5.16%) Datadog
6 7 (4.52%) Office 365
7 5 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.23%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.29%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (38.06%) Firewall
2 55 (35.48%) iSCSI
3 53 (34.19%) DNS
4 45 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 36 (23.23%) SAN
6 32 (20.65%) FCoE
7 24 (15.48%) VPN
8 21 (13.55%) Fibre Channel
8 21 (13.55%) SSH
9 20 (12.90%) HTTP
9 20 (12.90%) SNMP
10 17 (10.97%) NAS
11 15 (9.68%) BGP
11 15 (9.68%) OpenVPN
11 15 (9.68%) OPNsense
11 15 (9.68%) WAN
12 14 (9.03%) FTP
12 14 (9.03%) OSPF
13 13 (8.39%) DHCP
13 13 (8.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.61%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.81%) Big Data
3 9 (5.81%) Redis
4 8 (5.16%) MySQL
5 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) HBase
8 1 (0.65%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 20 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.26%) JIRA
3 17 (10.97%) Redmine
4 4 (2.58%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Emacs
General
1 41 (26.45%) Finance
2 23 (14.84%) Games
3 6 (3.87%) Billing
4 4 (2.58%) Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) Administrator
2 35 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (18.06%) Linux Administrator
4 28 (18.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 23 (14.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 23 (14.84%) Platform Engineer
6 18 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (11.61%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (11.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (9.68%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.39%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (7.74%) Architect
9 12 (7.74%) DevOps Administrator
9 12 (7.74%) Linux DevOps Administrator
10 11 (7.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 10 (6.45%) AWS Administrator
11 10 (6.45%) Consultant
12 9 (5.81%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.48%) LDAP
2 15 (9.68%) Web Services
3 12 (7.74%) Middleware
3 12 (7.74%) XML
4 8 (5.16%) LAMP
4 8 (5.16%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (5.16%) SAP PI
4 8 (5.16%) SAP XI
4 8 (5.16%) SOAP
5 5 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (3.23%) XSLT
6 4 (2.58%) WSDL
6 4 (2.58%) XSD
7 3 (1.94%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.29%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.65%) Apache CXF
9 1 (0.65%) HTML
9 1 (0.65%) RESTful
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (10.97%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.10%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.16%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.52%) Clustering
6 6 (3.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 5 (3.23%) Derivative
7 5 (3.23%) Replication
8 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.58%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.58%) W3C
9 3 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.29%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.65%) Celerra
11 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.65%) PKI
11 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 124 (80.00%) Linux
2 91 (58.71%) Windows
3 32 (20.65%) Ubuntu
4 31 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (16.77%) Windows Server
6 24 (15.48%) Unix
7 23 (14.84%) CentOS
8 17 (10.97%) Debian
8 17 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (9.68%) FreeBSD
10 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.16%) Fedora
13 7 (4.52%) Solaris
14 6 (3.87%) VMS
14 6 (3.87%) Windows 2000
14 6 (3.87%) Windows NT
15 5 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (3.23%) FreeNAS
16 3 (1.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (22.58%) DevOps
3 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.65%) ITIL
5 27 (17.42%) Systems Engineering
6 26 (16.77%) High Availability
7 25 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (16.13%) User Stories
8 23 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (12.26%) Business Continuity
10 17 (10.97%) Change Control
10 17 (10.97%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.97%) Open Source
11 16 (10.32%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (10.32%) Service Delivery
12 15 (9.68%) Coaching
12 15 (9.68%) Software Engineering
13 14 (9.03%) Configuration Management
13 14 (9.03%) Service Management
14 13 (8.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.19%) Bash Shell
2 47 (30.32%) Python
3 28 (18.06%) C
4 16 (10.32%) Korn
5 15 (9.68%) Perl
5 15 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.68%) Ruby
5 15 (9.68%) SQL
6 12 (7.74%) Java
7 8 (5.16%) ABAP
8 6 (3.87%) VB
9 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.94%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.94%) PHP
11 2 (1.29%) C++
11 2 (1.29%) Go
11 2 (1.29%) Groovy
12 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (19.35%) CCNA
1 30 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (18.71%) MCSE
2 29 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (18.71%) Security Cleared
3 26 (16.77%) CISSP
4 25 (16.13%) CompTIA Security+
4 25 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 25 (16.13%) GIAC
4 25 (16.13%) Linux+ Certification
4 25 (16.13%) Network+ Certification
4 25 (16.13%) SANS
4 25 (16.13%) SSCP
5 12 (7.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.16%) Degree
7 7 (4.52%) RHCE
8 6 (3.87%) VCP6
9 4 (2.58%) MCT
9 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) SLA
2 10 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 45 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (28.39%) Samba
3 41 (26.45%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (18.06%) KVM
5 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
6 23 (14.84%) vSphere
7 20 (12.90%) Hyper-V
7 20 (12.90%) VMware NSX
8 16 (10.32%) Docker
9 15 (9.68%) pfSense
9 15 (9.68%) Xen
10 10 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (5.16%) iptables
11 8 (5.16%) vCloud
11 8 (5.16%) VirtualBox
12 7 (4.52%) SRDF
13 5 (3.23%) VMFS
14 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
15 2 (1.29%) QEMU
15 2 (1.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (40.65%) Ansible
1 63 (40.65%) Puppet
2 43 (27.74%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (23.87%) vCenter Server
4 34 (21.94%) Nagios
5 33 (21.29%) ZABBIX
6 23 (14.84%) Kubernetes
7 19 (12.26%) Terraform
8 13 (8.39%) NetBackup
9 12 (7.74%) vRealize
10 11 (7.10%) Grafana
11 9 (5.81%) HAProxy
12 8 (5.16%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (5.16%) OpenNMS
13 6 (3.87%) vMotion
13 6 (3.87%) WMI
14 5 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (1.94%) FortiGate
15 3 (1.94%) Icinga
15 3 (1.94%) Juju
Vendors
1 80 (51.61%) VMware
2 56 (36.13%) NetApp
3 44 (28.39%) EMC
4 39 (25.16%) SolarWinds
5 37 (23.87%) Microsoft
6 36 (23.23%) Red Hat
7 35 (22.58%) Cisco
8 17 (10.97%) Veeam
9 15 (9.68%) HP
9 15 (9.68%) Oracle
9 15 (9.68%) PagerDuty
10 14 (9.03%) Dell
11 10 (6.45%) IBM
12 9 (5.81%) Brocade
12 9 (5.81%) BT
12 9 (5.81%) WatchGuard
13 8 (5.16%) Cloudera
13 8 (5.16%) Hortonworks
13 8 (5.16%) SAP
14 7 (4.52%) Juniper