Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 807 786
Rank change year-on-year +53 -21 +45
Permanent jobs citing NFS 100 114 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.89% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 60 98 110
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,875 £32,150
90th Percentile £64,125 £51,625 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -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 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 12,827 12,877 12,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.22% 12.94% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10,266 10,603 10,557
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,970 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +36 39 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Scotland +16 16 £35,000 -22.22%
Midlands +43 13 £38,500 -9.41% 2
South West +4 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North of England +45 10 £42,500 +41.67% 1
East of England +22 9 £68,500 +61.18% 2
West Midlands +45 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West +28 6 £50,000 +73.91%
East Midlands +27 6 £38,500 -9.41%
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
NFS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 78 (78.00%) Linux
2 53 (53.00%) VMware
3 48 (48.00%) Windows
4 36 (36.00%) Bash Shell
5 33 (33.00%) Puppet
5 33 (33.00%) Ansible
6 31 (31.00%) TCP/IP
6 31 (31.00%) Samba
7 30 (30.00%) ITIL
7 30 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (29.00%) iSCSI
8 29 (29.00%) NetApp
9 28 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (28.00%) vCenter Server
10 27 (27.00%) Finance
10 27 (27.00%) Apache
11 24 (24.00%) EMC
11 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
12 23 (23.00%) vSphere
12 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
13 22 (22.00%) Unix
13 22 (22.00%) Red Hat
13 22 (22.00%) SolarWinds
13 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
14 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (21.00%) DNS
14 21 (21.00%) MCSE

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 27 (27.00%) Apache
2 9 (9.00%) nginx
3 8 (8.00%) JBoss
4 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.00%) Datadog
4 4 (4.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) TCP/IP
2 29 (29.00%) iSCSI
3 21 (21.00%) DNS
4 19 (19.00%) FCoE
4 19 (19.00%) Firewall
5 16 (16.00%) SNMP
6 15 (15.00%) SAN
7 13 (13.00%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (11.00%) HTTP
9 10 (10.00%) FTP
10 7 (7.00%) SMTP
10 7 (7.00%) SSH
11 6 (6.00%) Internet
11 6 (6.00%) Network Security
12 5 (5.00%) NAS
13 4 (4.00%) DHCP
13 4 (4.00%) VLAN
13 4 (4.00%) Wireless
14 3 (3.00%) LAN
14 3 (3.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) Redis
2 7 (7.00%) Big Data
3 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.00%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) JIRA
1 14 (14.00%) Redmine
2 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.00%) Buildbot
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Games
3 6 (6.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Administrator
3 15 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (11.00%) Platform Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Consultant
6 10 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (9.00%) SAP PI Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Leader
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) LAMP
2 10 (10.00%) SAP PI
2 10 (10.00%) SAP XI
2 10 (10.00%) SOAP
2 10 (10.00%) XML
3 9 (9.00%) LDAP
4 8 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (6.00%) Middleware
6 5 (5.00%) WSDL
6 5 (5.00%) XSD
6 5 (5.00%) XSLT
7 2 (2.00%) JSP
7 2 (2.00%) Servlets
8 1 (1.00%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.00%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.00%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (5.00%) W3C
5 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.00%) Replication
7 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.00%) Linux
2 48 (48.00%) Windows
3 28 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (22.00%) Unix
5 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.00%) CentOS
8 8 (8.00%) VMS
9 7 (7.00%) Ubuntu
10 6 (6.00%) Windows 2000
10 6 (6.00%) Windows NT
11 3 (3.00%) Fedora
11 3 (3.00%) Solaris
12 1 (1.00%) AIX
12 1 (1.00%) HPUX
12 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) ITIL
2 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (20.00%) High Availability
4 18 (18.00%) Change Control
4 18 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (17.00%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (17.00%) Systems Engineering
5 17 (17.00%) User Stories
6 16 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 15 (15.00%) DevOps
7 15 (15.00%) Service Management
8 14 (14.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (12.00%) Business Continuity
10 12 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (11.00%) Integration Testing
12 9 (9.00%) ITIL V3
12 9 (9.00%) V-Model
12 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) Bash Shell
2 17 (17.00%) C
3 14 (14.00%) Korn
4 13 (13.00%) Python
5 11 (11.00%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.00%) ABAP
6 10 (10.00%) Perl
7 8 (8.00%) Ruby
8 7 (7.00%) Java
8 7 (7.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.00%) VB
10 4 (4.00%) Bourne shell
10 4 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.00%) SQL
11 1 (1.00%) AWK
11 1 (1.00%) C-shell
11 1 (1.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.00%) MCSE
2 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (17.00%) CCNA
3 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (17.00%) CISSP
3 17 (17.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (17.00%) DV Cleared
3 17 (17.00%) GIAC
3 17 (17.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 17 (17.00%) Network+ Certification
3 17 (17.00%) SANS
3 17 (17.00%) SSCP
4 12 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (9.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (9.00%) Degree
6 6 (6.00%) VCP6
7 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.00%) RHCE
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) SLA
2 8 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (31.00%) Samba
2 30 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 28 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (23.00%) vSphere
5 19 (19.00%) VMware NSX
6 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (8.00%) Docker
7 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (7.00%) vCloud
9 6 (6.00%) Firmware
9 6 (6.00%) iptables
10 5 (5.00%) Postfix
10 5 (5.00%) VMware Server
11 3 (3.00%) KVM
11 3 (3.00%) VirtualBox
11 3 (3.00%) Xen
12 1 (1.00%) Gluster
12 1 (1.00%) LXC
12 1 (1.00%) QEMU
12 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (33.00%) Ansible
1 33 (33.00%) Puppet
2 28 (28.00%) vCenter Server
3 18 (18.00%) Nagios
4 17 (17.00%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (13.00%) NetBackup
6 12 (12.00%) Kubernetes
6 12 (12.00%) vMotion
6 12 (12.00%) ZABBIX
7 11 (11.00%) Grafana
8 10 (10.00%) vRealize
9 9 (9.00%) HAProxy
10 6 (6.00%) WMI
11 3 (3.00%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (3.00%) OpenNMS
11 3 (3.00%) SCCM
11 3 (3.00%) SCOM
11 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
11 3 (3.00%) SnapVault
11 3 (3.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (53.00%) VMware
2 29 (29.00%) NetApp
3 24 (24.00%) EMC
4 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (22.00%) Red Hat
5 22 (22.00%) SolarWinds
6 16 (16.00%) HP
7 15 (15.00%) Cisco
8 14 (14.00%) Dell
9 10 (10.00%) SAP
10 9 (9.00%) Veeam
11 7 (7.00%) IBM
12 6 (6.00%) Veritas
13 4 (4.00%) Oracle
14 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.00%) BT
14 3 (3.00%) Cloudera
14 3 (3.00%) CommVault
14 3 (3.00%) Hortonworks
15 2 (2.00%) Meraki