Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 827 815
Rank change year-on-year +26 -12 +64
Permanent jobs citing NFS 96 98 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.10% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 0.76% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 69 88 98
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,688 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £55,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,484 12,824 13,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.69% 12.73% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10,810 10,724 11,302
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing NFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the UK excluding London

NFS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for NFS in the UK excluding London

NFS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK excluding London

NFS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
South East +15 33 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Scotland +12 26 £25,009 -44.42%
South West -18 16 £45,000 - 1
East of England +31 8 £72,000 +69.41%
Midlands +25 8 £38,500 -18.95% 4
West Midlands +29 5 £42,500 -10.53% 3
North of England +16 5 £50,000 +42.86% 1
North West +11 4 £50,000 +66.67% 1
East Midlands - 3 £38,500 - 1
Yorkshire +19 1 £42,500 +21.43%
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 79 (82.29%) Linux
2 46 (47.92%) Windows
3 39 (40.63%) VMware
4 37 (38.54%) TCP/IP
5 35 (36.46%) iSCSI
6 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
7 33 (34.38%) Samba
8 30 (31.25%) ITIL
8 30 (31.25%) Bash Shell
8 30 (31.25%) Puppet
8 30 (31.25%) Ansible
9 29 (30.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (30.21%) Apache
10 25 (26.04%) Unix
10 25 (26.04%) vCenter Server
11 24 (25.00%) DNS
11 24 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 24 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (25.00%) SolarWinds
11 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (23.96%) NetApp
13 22 (22.92%) Service Management
13 22 (22.92%) Finance
14 21 (21.88%) Service Delivery
14 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (20.83%) EMC
15 20 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 29 (30.21%) Apache
2 14 (14.58%) IIS
3 12 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 11 (11.46%) JBoss
5 9 (9.38%) nginx
6 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.33%) Datadog
3 7 (7.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (38.54%) TCP/IP
2 35 (36.46%) iSCSI
3 24 (25.00%) DNS
4 15 (15.63%) FCoE
4 15 (15.63%) Firewall
5 14 (14.58%) SSH
6 12 (12.50%) SAN
7 9 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (9.38%) SNMP
8 6 (6.25%) BGP
8 6 (6.25%) FTP
8 6 (6.25%) HTTP
8 6 (6.25%) LAN
9 5 (5.21%) ADSL
9 5 (5.21%) Broadband
9 5 (5.21%) MPLS
9 5 (5.21%) VoIP
9 5 (5.21%) VRRP
9 5 (5.21%) WAN
9 5 (5.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Redis
3 8 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.04%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) JIRA
1 9 (9.38%) Redmine
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.13%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 17 (17.71%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Platform Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.46%) Administrator
4 11 (11.46%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Network Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) SAP PI Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) LDAP
2 8 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (7.29%) Middleware
4 6 (6.25%) SAP PI
4 6 (6.25%) SAP XI
4 6 (6.25%) SOAP
4 6 (6.25%) XML
5 5 (5.21%) LAMP
6 4 (4.17%) JSP
6 4 (4.17%) Servlets
6 4 (4.17%) WSDL
6 4 (4.17%) XSD
6 4 (4.17%) XSLT
7 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.04%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.04%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Replication
3 4 (4.17%) W3C
4 3 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 79 (82.29%) Linux
2 46 (47.92%) Windows
3 29 (30.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (26.04%) Unix
5 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
6 12 (12.50%) CentOS
7 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (10.42%) Ubuntu
9 7 (7.29%) Fedora
10 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.21%) Solaris
11 5 (5.21%) VMS
12 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
12 3 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) ITIL
2 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.92%) Service Management
4 21 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 20 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (19.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (17.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (16.67%) High Availability
8 16 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
8 16 (16.67%) User Stories
9 15 (15.63%) DevOps
9 15 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (14.58%) Change Control
11 13 (13.54%) Customer Requirements
12 11 (11.46%) SOA
13 10 (10.42%) Business Continuity
13 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
14 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.38%) Task Automation
14 9 (9.38%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 16 (16.67%) C
3 14 (14.58%) Korn
3 14 (14.58%) PowerShell
4 13 (13.54%) Python
5 9 (9.38%) Ruby
6 7 (7.29%) Java
7 6 (6.25%) ABAP
7 6 (6.25%) Bourne shell
7 6 (6.25%) Perl
7 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.17%) SQL
9 3 (3.13%) Groovy
9 3 (3.13%) sed
9 3 (3.13%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) C-shell
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) MCSE
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.67%) CCNA
3 16 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (16.67%) CISSP
3 16 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 16 (16.67%) GIAC
3 16 (16.67%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (16.67%) SANS
3 16 (16.67%) SSCP
4 9 (9.38%) Degree
5 8 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (5.21%) MCT
7 5 (5.21%) VCP6
8 4 (4.17%) RHCE
9 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) SLA
2 9 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (34.38%) Samba
2 24 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.71%) vSphere
4 15 (15.63%) VMware NSX
5 13 (13.54%) Docker
6 10 (10.42%) Active Directory
7 7 (7.29%) VirtualBox
7 7 (7.29%) Xen
8 6 (6.25%) Firmware
9 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
10 4 (4.17%) vCloud
11 2 (2.08%) KVM
12 1 (1.04%) Gluster
12 1 (1.04%) LXC
12 1 (1.04%) PowerDNS
12 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (31.25%) Ansible
1 30 (31.25%) Puppet
2 25 (26.04%) vCenter Server
3 18 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (17.71%) Kubernetes
4 17 (17.71%) Nagios
5 16 (16.67%) ZABBIX
6 11 (11.46%) Grafana
7 10 (10.42%) vMotion
8 9 (9.38%) HAProxy
9 7 (7.29%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (7.29%) OpenNMS
9 7 (7.29%) vRealize
10 6 (6.25%) NetBackup
11 3 (3.13%) PowerCLI
11 3 (3.13%) SCCM
11 3 (3.13%) SCOM
11 3 (3.13%) SCOrch
11 3 (3.13%) Terraform
11 3 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) VMware
2 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 24 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 23 (23.96%) NetApp
5 20 (20.83%) EMC
6 16 (16.67%) Dell
7 14 (14.58%) Cisco
8 12 (12.50%) HP
9 10 (10.42%) BT
10 7 (7.29%) Cloudera
10 7 (7.29%) Hortonworks
10 7 (7.29%) Oracle
11 6 (6.25%) SAP
12 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
12 5 (5.21%) Juniper
12 5 (5.21%) McAfee
12 5 (5.21%) Meraki
12 5 (5.21%) Siemens
12 5 (5.21%) Sophos