Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1004 899 845
Rank change year-on-year -105 -54 -33
Permanent jobs citing NFS 148 257 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 1.29% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 103 201 384
England median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% +9.52% -12.50%

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 22,635 19,884 23,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.08% 12.50% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18,461 16,698 20,112
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -122 62 £55,000 -12.00% 17
South East -30 38 £47,500 +5.56% 4
South West -11 20 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East of England +1 14 £42,500 +36.00% 1
North of England +7 9 £40,000 +9.59% 2
North West +1 6 £41,250 +13.01% 2
Midlands +2 4 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Yorkshire +25 2 - -
East Midlands +3 2 £42,500 -1.73%
West Midlands -2 2 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North East - 1 £37,500 -
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 93 (62.84%) Linux
2 72 (48.65%) DNS
3 71 (47.97%) VMware
4 66 (44.59%) Windows
5 65 (43.92%) SAN
6 54 (36.49%) Firewall
7 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
7 50 (33.78%) Oracle
8 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
9 47 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (31.08%) iSCSI
10 46 (31.08%) Puppet
10 46 (31.08%) DHCP
11 45 (30.41%) Bash Shell
12 44 (29.73%) Samba
13 42 (28.38%) NetApp
14 41 (27.70%) Red Hat
15 40 (27.03%) TCP/IP
15 40 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (27.03%) Ansible
16 38 (25.68%) Python
17 37 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 36 (24.32%) IBM
19 35 (23.65%) LDAP
19 35 (23.65%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (23.65%) VMware ESXi
20 34 (22.97%) NAS
21 33 (22.30%) Hyper-V
21 33 (22.30%) Unix
22 30 (20.27%) VMware NSX

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 (12.16%) Oracle Service Bus
2 17 (11.49%) Apache
3 8 (5.41%) IIS
4 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.38%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.03%) JBoss
8 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.35%) nginx
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 7 (4.73%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (23.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (13.51%) Bluemix
3 20 (13.51%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.41%) SaaS
5 5 (3.38%) IaaS
6 2 (1.35%) Akamai
6 2 (1.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) G Suite
7 1 (0.68%) GitHub
7 1 (0.68%) Office 365
7 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (48.65%) DNS
2 65 (43.92%) SAN
3 54 (36.49%) Firewall
4 46 (31.08%) DHCP
4 46 (31.08%) iSCSI
5 40 (27.03%) TCP/IP
6 34 (22.97%) NAS
7 24 (16.22%) WAN
8 22 (14.86%) LAN
8 22 (14.86%) SSH
9 20 (13.51%) SNMP
10 19 (12.84%) Fibre Channel
10 19 (12.84%) VPN
11 16 (10.81%) FCoE
11 16 (10.81%) NetScaler
12 14 (9.46%) HTTP
12 14 (9.46%) Internet
13 13 (8.78%) FTP
14 11 (7.43%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (7.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.51%) Big Data
2 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.73%) MySQL
5 4 (2.70%) Informix
5 4 (2.70%) PowerCenter
6 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.11%) JIRA
3 10 (6.76%) Redmine
4 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.05%) Subversion
6 5 (3.38%) Automake
6 5 (3.38%) GCC
6 5 (3.38%) GDB
7 2 (1.35%) Rational Team Concert
7 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.35%) Toad
8 1 (0.68%) AutoIt
8 1 (0.68%) Emacs
8 1 (0.68%) GoCD
8 1 (0.68%) Hudson
8 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (8.11%) Games
2 7 (4.73%) Finance
3 5 (3.38%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (29.05%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (15.54%) Architect
3 22 (14.86%) Administrator
4 20 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (12.16%) Data Centre Architect
6 18 (12.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (12.16%) Virtualisation Architect
7 17 (11.49%) Storage Engineer
8 16 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (9.46%) AWS DevOps
9 14 (9.46%) Consultant
9 14 (9.46%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (9.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 13 (8.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (8.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 12 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 11 (7.43%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.65%) LDAP
2 26 (17.57%) Middleware
3 13 (8.78%) Web Services
4 6 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.38%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (2.70%) Flash
6 4 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.03%) .NET
7 3 (2.03%) 802.1X
7 3 (2.03%) POSIX
8 2 (1.35%) HTML
8 2 (1.35%) Java EE
8 2 (1.35%) Kafka
8 2 (1.35%) Node.js
9 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.68%) JDBC
9 1 (0.68%) JMS
9 1 (0.68%) jQuery
9 1 (0.68%) Lucene
9 1 (0.68%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 23 (15.54%) Public Cloud
3 18 (12.16%) IBM Mainframe
3 18 (12.16%) Mainframe
4 15 (10.14%) Replication
5 12 (8.11%) Computer Science
6 10 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (5.41%) Clustering
7 8 (5.41%) Hedge funds
8 7 (4.73%) Derivative
9 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.03%) FlexPod
12 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.35%) Celerra
12 2 (1.35%) CMDB
12 2 (1.35%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.35%) IBM XIV
12 2 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 93 (62.84%) Linux
2 66 (44.59%) Windows
3 33 (22.30%) Unix
4 25 (16.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (13.51%) CentOS
6 18 (12.16%) Solaris
7 12 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 11 (7.43%) Data ONTAP
8 11 (7.43%) HPUX
8 11 (7.43%) Ubuntu
9 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.41%) AIX
10 8 (5.41%) Debian
10 8 (5.41%) Windows Server
11 7 (4.73%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (3.38%) FreeBSD
13 3 (2.03%) FreeNAS
13 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (16.89%) Analytics
3 24 (16.22%) DevOps
4 22 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.51%) Big Data Analytics
5 20 (13.51%) Converged Infrastructure
5 20 (13.51%) Data Analytics
6 19 (12.84%) ITIL
7 18 (12.16%) Strategic Thinking
7 18 (12.16%) Test Automation
8 17 (11.49%) Coaching
9 14 (9.46%) High Availability
10 11 (7.43%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (7.43%) Low Latency
11 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.76%) User Stories
12 8 (5.41%) Business Continuity
12 8 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.41%) Bash Shell
2 38 (25.68%) Python
3 24 (16.22%) Perl
4 18 (12.16%) Shell Script
5 16 (10.81%) SQL
6 12 (8.11%) C
6 12 (8.11%) Ruby
7 10 (6.76%) Java
7 10 (6.76%) Korn
8 6 (4.05%) AWK
8 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.38%) C++
10 3 (2.03%) C#
10 3 (2.03%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.03%) PHP
11 2 (1.35%) Jython
11 2 (1.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.68%) sed
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
1 17 (11.49%) DV Cleared
1 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.78%) MCSE
3 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.43%) CCNA
5 10 (6.76%) CISSP
5 10 (6.76%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (6.76%) GIAC
5 10 (6.76%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (6.76%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (6.76%) SANS
5 10 (6.76%) SSCP
6 9 (6.08%) RHCE
7 7 (4.73%) RHCSA
7 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.70%) CCNP
9 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 47 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (29.73%) Samba
4 35 (23.65%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (22.30%) Hyper-V
6 30 (20.27%) VMware NSX
7 16 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (8.11%) XenApp
9 11 (7.43%) XenDesktop
10 9 (6.08%) Docker
11 8 (5.41%) iptables
12 6 (4.05%) KVM
13 5 (3.38%) pfSense
14 4 (2.70%) Gluster
14 4 (2.70%) vSphere
15 2 (1.35%) Ceph
15 2 (1.35%) GPFS
15 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (1.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 2 (1.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 46 (31.08%) Puppet
2 40 (27.03%) Ansible
3 29 (19.59%) vCenter Server
4 23 (15.54%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (13.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (8.78%) Nagios
7 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (6.76%) NetBackup
7 10 (6.76%) XenMobile
8 8 (5.41%) Terraform
9 6 (4.05%) ZABBIX
10 5 (3.38%) FortiGate
10 5 (3.38%) systemd
11 3 (2.03%) Grafana
11 3 (2.03%) Icinga
11 3 (2.03%) SCCM
11 3 (2.03%) vRealize
12 2 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (1.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 71 (47.97%) VMware
2 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 50 (33.78%) Oracle
3 42 (28.38%) NetApp
4 41 (27.70%) Red Hat
5 36 (24.32%) IBM
6 25 (16.89%) Cisco
7 24 (16.22%) Veeam
8 22 (14.86%) EMC
8 22 (14.86%) HP
9 19 (12.84%) Citrix
9 19 (12.84%) CommVault
10 18 (12.16%) Intel
11 11 (7.43%) Juniper
12 10 (6.76%) SAP
12 10 (6.76%) SolarWinds
13 9 (6.08%) F5
13 9 (6.08%) Remedy
14 8 (5.41%) Brocade
15 7 (4.73%) Veritas