Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 307 213 323
Rank change year-on-year -94 +110 +47
Permanent jobs citing NFS 17 5 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.16% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 7
10th Percentile £37,946 £30,119 £31,800
25th Percentile £52,500 £31,141 £34,144
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £34,188 £39,764
Median % change year-on-year +60.88% -14.02% +3.28%
75th Percentile £57,500 £37,141 £43,740
90th Percentile £59,075 £38,106 "
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +4.76%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,848 828 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.19% 17.83% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,503 717 1,608
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the Midlands

NFS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for NFS in the Midlands

NFS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing NFS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for NFS in the Midlands

NFS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 November 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
East Midlands - 11 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands -108 6 £35,665 +4.32% 2
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for NFS.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
4 12 (70.59%) Ansible
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
5 11 (64.71%) SAN
6 10 (58.82%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (58.82%) VCAP
7 9 (52.94%) SaaS
7 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (52.94%) MCSA
8 8 (47.06%) PaaS
8 8 (47.06%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (41.18%) Open Source
10 6 (35.29%) vSphere
10 6 (35.29%) Azure
10 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
10 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
10 6 (35.29%) Data Acquisition
10 6 (35.29%) Cisco
10 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
10 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
10 6 (35.29%) Technical Debt
11 5 (29.41%) Change Management
11 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
11 5 (29.41%) Microsoft

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
1 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) SaaS
2 8 (47.06%) PaaS
3 6 (35.29%) Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (11.76%) IaaS
6 1 (5.88%) AWS
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) iSCSI
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
1 1 (5.88%) Metadata
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Automotive
2 4 (23.53%) Digital Economy
3 1 (5.88%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) POSIX
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) HACMP
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure as Code
2 8 (47.06%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (41.18%) Open Source
4 6 (35.29%) Data Acquisition
4 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Technical Debt
5 5 (29.41%) Change Management
5 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) Server Management
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) Transition Management
8 2 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (11.76%) High Availability
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) VCAP
2 9 (52.94%) MCSA
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (58.82%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) vSphere
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) BitLocker
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
5 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
6 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Ansible
2 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
3 5 (29.41%) vRealize
4 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
5 2 (11.76%) HP SIM
5 2 (11.76%) SCOM
6 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Sophos
4 4 (23.53%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Ariba
6 1 (5.88%) Avature
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) OpenText
6 1 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas