Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 890 943 988
Rank change year-on-year +53 +45 -130
Permanent jobs citing NFS 105 152 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 71 103 163
England median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +2.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £35,787 £35,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £78,400 £75,000
UK median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.89% - -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 20,133 22,059 21,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.24% 15.74% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,519 18,012 17,754
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,732 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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
South East +43 42 £57,500 +35.29% 4
London +8 33 £55,000 - 5
North of England +56 11 £52,500 +23.53% 1
North West +43 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Midlands +22 8 £38,632 +0.34% 1
West Midlands +21 8 £38,632 -9.10% 1
South West +16 6 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East of England +64 4 £55,000 -19.71%
Yorkshire +34 1 £32,500 -23.53% 1
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 84 (80.00%) Linux
2 65 (61.90%) DNS
3 62 (59.05%) Microsoft
4 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
5 52 (49.52%) Windows
6 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (48.57%) Ansible
7 49 (46.67%) VMware
8 48 (45.71%) Python
9 47 (44.76%) LDAP
9 47 (44.76%) Oracle
10 46 (43.81%) DHCP
10 46 (43.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (40.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (40.00%) Bash Shell
12 42 (40.00%) ITIL
13 38 (36.19%) C
13 38 (36.19%) Puppet
14 37 (35.24%) Big Data
14 37 (35.24%) Unix
15 35 (33.33%) Solaris
15 35 (33.33%) Docker
16 32 (30.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 31 (29.52%) Degree
18 30 (28.57%) Finance
19 29 (27.62%) Patch Management
20 28 (26.67%) Ticket Management
20 28 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
20 28 (26.67%) Apache
20 28 (26.67%) vSphere

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 28 (26.67%) Apache
2 12 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.57%) IIS
5 8 (7.62%) GlassFish
5 8 (7.62%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.81%) JBoss
9 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.90%) JCAPS
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.95%) Confluence
11 1 (0.95%) SAS
11 1 (0.95%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.95%) Avid Media Composer
2 1 (0.95%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.95%) InDesign
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Azure
2 14 (13.33%) AWS
3 11 (10.48%) Office 365
4 9 (8.57%) SaaS
5 8 (7.62%) IaaS
6 5 (4.76%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.95%) Datadog
7 1 (0.95%) GCP
7 1 (0.95%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 65 (61.90%) DNS
2 46 (43.81%) DHCP
3 26 (24.76%) Firewall
4 24 (22.86%) DMZ
5 19 (18.10%) iSCSI
6 18 (17.14%) SMTP
7 17 (16.19%) SAN
8 16 (15.24%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (11.43%) VLAN
10 10 (9.52%) Internet
10 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 10 (9.52%) VPN
11 8 (7.62%) SSH
11 8 (7.62%) VoIP
11 8 (7.62%) WAN
12 7 (6.67%) SNMP
12 7 (6.67%) SSL
13 6 (5.71%) MPLS
14 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (3.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.24%) Big Data
2 20 (19.05%) MySQL
3 9 (8.57%) MariaDB
4 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.95%) KDB
9 1 (0.95%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.95%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.62%) JIRA
4 6 (5.71%) Bugzilla
4 6 (5.71%) CruiseControl
4 6 (5.71%) Selenium
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.90%) Subversion
8 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Legal
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.95%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Unix Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (21.90%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Linux Support
9 5 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Operations Support Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) LDAP
2 24 (22.86%) Kafka
3 17 (16.19%) LAMP
4 6 (5.71%) Spring
4 6 (5.71%) Web Services
5 5 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (3.81%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.86%) .NET
7 3 (2.86%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.90%) Keycloak
8 2 (1.90%) Middleware
8 2 (1.90%) OAuth
8 2 (1.90%) REST
8 2 (1.90%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 18 (17.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (15.24%) Data Centre
4 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (5.71%) Public Cloud
6 6 (5.71%) Wiki
7 4 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.90%) PKI
9 1 (0.95%) BYOD
9 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.95%) Clustering
9 1 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.95%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.95%) Replication
9 1 (0.95%) Social Network
9 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (80.00%) Linux
2 52 (49.52%) Windows
3 37 (35.24%) Unix
4 35 (33.33%) Solaris
5 26 (24.76%) CentOS
6 23 (21.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (21.90%) Windows Server
7 19 (18.10%) Ubuntu
8 13 (12.38%) Fedora
9 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (4.76%) Debian
12 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.95%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.95%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.00%) ITIL
3 32 (30.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (27.62%) Patch Management
5 28 (26.67%) Ticket Management
6 25 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (23.81%) Information Security
7 24 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (22.86%) GitOps
8 22 (20.95%) High Availability
9 20 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 16 (15.24%) DevOps
11 14 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (13.33%) SDLC
11 14 (13.33%) Task Automation
12 13 (12.38%) Acceptance Criteria
12 13 (12.38%) Service Delivery
12 13 (12.38%) Service Management
12 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.71%) Python
2 42 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 38 (36.19%) C
4 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 14 (13.33%) Perl
6 11 (10.48%) Ruby
7 9 (8.57%) SQL
8 8 (7.62%) Java
9 5 (4.76%) Korn
10 4 (3.81%) Go
11 2 (1.90%) C-shell
11 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.95%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.95%) C++
12 1 (0.95%) Groovy
12 1 (0.95%) PHP
12 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (43.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (29.52%) Degree
3 25 (23.81%) RHCE
4 24 (22.86%) MCP
5 22 (20.95%) MCSE
6 18 (17.14%) CCNA
6 18 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (12.38%) GIAC
8 13 (12.38%) SANS
9 12 (11.43%) CISSP
9 12 (11.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (11.43%) DV Cleared
9 12 (11.43%) Linux+ Certification
9 12 (11.43%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (11.43%) SSCP
10 11 (10.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (4.76%) CCA
12 5 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.76%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 43 (40.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (33.33%) Docker
4 28 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (26.67%) vSphere
5 27 (25.71%) Firmware
6 23 (21.90%) Samba
7 19 (18.10%) Xen
8 13 (12.38%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (12.38%) VirtualBox
9 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
9 12 (11.43%) XenApp
10 11 (10.48%) XenDesktop
11 9 (8.57%) KVM
12 6 (5.71%) iptables
12 6 (5.71%) QEMU
13 4 (3.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (3.81%) VMware NSX
14 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
15 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (48.57%) Ansible
2 38 (36.19%) Puppet
3 25 (23.81%) Kubernetes
4 24 (22.86%) Nagios
5 18 (17.14%) vCenter Server
6 14 (13.33%) ZABBIX
7 13 (12.38%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (12.38%) OpenNMS
8 10 (9.52%) HAProxy
9 9 (8.57%) Cacti
9 9 (8.57%) Galera Cluster
10 8 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (5.71%) SELinux
11 6 (5.71%) Terraform
12 4 (3.81%) Kibana
12 4 (3.81%) Simpana
13 3 (2.86%) Grafana
13 3 (2.86%) Icinga
13 3 (2.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 62 (59.05%) Microsoft
2 49 (46.67%) VMware
3 47 (44.76%) Oracle
4 24 (22.86%) Dell
4 24 (22.86%) ServiceNow
4 24 (22.86%) Splunk
5 23 (21.90%) Red Hat
6 22 (20.95%) NetApp
7 19 (18.10%) EMC
8 16 (15.24%) Cisco
9 14 (13.33%) Citrix
10 13 (12.38%) Cloudera
10 13 (12.38%) Hortonworks
10 13 (12.38%) SolarWinds
11 9 (8.57%) CommVault
12 7 (6.67%) Sun
13 6 (5.71%) HP
13 6 (5.71%) IBM
13 6 (5.71%) Meraki
14 5 (4.76%) Aruba