Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 734 879 933
Rank change year-on-year +145 +54 +43
Permanent jobs citing NFS 33 102 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.52% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 73 123
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,875 £36,250 £35,450
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +13.89%

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 12,363 19,520 22,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 17.11% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,367 16,303 18,396
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,930 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in England

NFS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NFS in England.

Salary trend for NFS in England

NFS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NFS in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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
Midlands +60 11 £37,500 - 2
London +150 10 £70,000 +21.74% 4
West Midlands +55 9 £37,500 - 2
South East +102 8 £52,500 -8.70% 3
North of England +64 3 £51,000 -7.27% 1
North West +58 3 £51,000 -7.27% 1
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
South West +49 1 £60,000 +9.09%
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
1 26 (78.79%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (60.61%) Azure
4 19 (57.58%) Firewall
4 19 (57.58%) Linux
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 16 (48.48%) Ansible
6 16 (48.48%) Python
7 15 (45.45%) DNS
7 15 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
7 15 (45.45%) Bash Shell
8 14 (42.42%) iSCSI
9 13 (39.39%) SAN
9 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
10 12 (36.36%) Puppet
10 12 (36.36%) VPN
10 12 (36.36%) DHCP
10 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
11 11 (33.33%) CentOS
11 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (30.30%) Server Management
12 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (30.30%) Unix
12 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
12 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
13 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu

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 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) nginx
4 3 (9.09%) SAS
5 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.06%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (60.61%) Azure
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (21.21%) AWS
4 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) GCP
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Run
5 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.03%) MinIO
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) DNS
3 14 (42.42%) iSCSI
4 13 (39.39%) SAN
5 12 (36.36%) DHCP
5 12 (36.36%) VPN
6 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.15%) VLAN
8 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (9.09%) LAN
9 3 (9.09%) NAS
9 3 (9.09%) WAN
9 3 (9.09%) Wireless
10 2 (6.06%) FTP
10 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
10 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.03%) 802.11
11 1 (3.03%) Intranet
11 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.06%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) InfluxDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.03%) ObjectStore
3 1 (3.03%) OLTP
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Digital Economy
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Finance
5 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.18%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
1 3 (9.09%) LAMP
1 3 (9.09%) POSIX
2 2 (6.06%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) libvirt
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (33.33%) CentOS
5 10 (30.30%) Unix
6 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.12%) Fedora
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (6.06%) FreeNAS
11 2 (6.06%) Solaris
11 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
12 1 (3.03%) Debian
12 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
12 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (30.30%) Server Management
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
3 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
3 8 (24.24%) Process Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.12%) Business Transformation
6 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Open Source
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (9.09%) Line Management
7 3 (9.09%) Network Design
7 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Python
2 15 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) C
7 2 (6.06%) Go
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Tcl
8 1 (3.03%) AWK
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CISSP
5 2 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (6.06%) GIAC
5 2 (6.06%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (6.06%) SANS
5 2 (6.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) GDPR
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
3 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
4 8 (24.24%) BitLocker
4 8 (24.24%) XenApp
4 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
5 6 (18.18%) Docker
6 5 (15.15%) KVM
6 5 (15.15%) Samba
7 4 (12.12%) VirtualBox
7 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (9.09%) GPFS
9 2 (6.06%) Ceph
9 2 (6.06%) Postfix
9 2 (6.06%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 2 (6.06%) vSphere
9 2 (6.06%) Xen
10 1 (3.03%) GlusterFS
10 1 (3.03%) oVirt
10 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Ansible
2 12 (36.36%) Puppet
3 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
4 7 (21.21%) Nagios
5 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
6 4 (12.12%) Icinga
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (12.12%) Terraform
6 4 (12.12%) vCenter Server
7 3 (9.09%) Grafana
7 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
7 3 (9.09%) Prometheus
7 3 (9.09%) SCCM
7 3 (9.09%) SCVMM
7 3 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (9.09%) ZABBIX
8 2 (6.06%) Istio
8 2 (6.06%) OpenNMS
8 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
4 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) Sophos
4 8 (24.24%) Veeam
5 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
6 6 (18.18%) NetApp
7 5 (15.15%) Dell
7 5 (15.15%) IBM
8 4 (12.12%) Brocade
8 4 (12.12%) Google
9 3 (9.09%) EMC
9 3 (9.09%) HP
9 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
9 3 (9.09%) Veritas
10 2 (6.06%) Cisco
10 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
10 2 (6.06%) Hortonworks
11 1 (3.03%) Avature