The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 234 244
Rank change year-on-year -42 +10  
Permanent jobs citing NFS 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.053% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.50% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.60% -3.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £31,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +42.85% -32.25%  

NFS is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 759 596 644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.05% 10.60% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 652 492 512
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing NFS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the North West

NFS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFS in the North West.

Salary trend for NFS in the North West

NFS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -36 1 £42,500 -7.60%
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for NFS.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) KVM
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Support
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Unix Support
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) VMware