Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 784 947 1044
Rank change year-on-year +163 +97 -116
Permanent jobs citing NFS 87 150 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.64% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 59 116 106
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -21.74%
10th Percentile £29,000 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% -

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,195 23,618 24,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.35% 16.56% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12,303 19,276 19,741
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the UK

NFS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NFS in the UK

NFS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing NFS over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the UK over the 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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
England +150 74 £55,000 -8.33% 13
UK excluding London +161 61 £42,500 -22.73% 11
London +96 24 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Midlands +105 22 - - 1
West Midlands +91 22 - - 1
South East +121 14 £50,000 - 6
Northern Ireland - 13 £30,000 -
East of England +56 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South West +66 4 £55,000 - 2
North of England +106 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Work from Home +50 2 £70,000 +75.00%
Yorkshire +99 1 £55,000 +33.33%
North West +85 1 £50,000 -6.98% 1
North East - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 with a requirement for NFS.

1 58 (66.67%) Windows
2 56 (64.37%) Microsoft
2 56 (64.37%) VMware
3 55 (63.22%) Linux
4 54 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (48.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 40 (45.98%) PowerShell
7 38 (43.68%) Bash Shell
7 38 (43.68%) Python
8 37 (42.53%) Windows Server
9 34 (39.08%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (39.08%) Ubuntu
10 32 (36.78%) Puppet
10 32 (36.78%) Firewall
11 30 (34.48%) Configuration Management
11 30 (34.48%) DNS
11 30 (34.48%) Red Hat
12 29 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (29.89%) Azure
13 26 (29.89%) VPN
13 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
13 26 (29.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (28.74%) ITIL
14 25 (28.74%) Citrix
14 25 (28.74%) XenApp
14 25 (28.74%) Hyper-V
14 25 (28.74%) iSCSI
14 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (27.59%) CentOS
15 24 (27.59%) VMware ESXi

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.05%) Apache
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
5 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.30%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.15%) nginx
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (2.30%) Avid Media Composer
1 2 (2.30%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (5.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.89%) Azure
2 22 (25.29%) Office 365
3 12 (13.79%) AWS
4 3 (3.45%) SaaS
5 2 (2.30%) GCP
6 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.78%) Firewall
2 30 (34.48%) DNS
3 26 (29.89%) VPN
4 25 (28.74%) iSCSI
5 22 (25.29%) SAN
6 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
7 19 (21.84%) DHCP
8 17 (19.54%) SSH
9 16 (18.39%) NAS
9 16 (18.39%) SMTP
10 15 (17.24%) FTP
11 13 (14.94%) LAN
11 13 (14.94%) WAN
12 8 (9.20%) HTTP
13 5 (5.75%) VLAN
14 4 (4.60%) VoIP
15 3 (3.45%) NetScaler
16 2 (2.30%) Gigabit Ethernet
16 2 (2.30%) Internet
16 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) Big Data
2 10 (11.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.15%) Redis
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 5 (5.75%) NWDS
3 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) Selenium
4 2 (2.30%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.30%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.30%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (17.24%) Legal
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 22 (25.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 20 (22.99%) Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Support Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Junior
3 13 (14.94%) Junior Unix Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Unix Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) SAP PI Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix Support
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) LDAP
2 7 (8.05%) LAMP
3 5 (5.75%) Apache Flex
3 5 (5.75%) JSON
3 5 (5.75%) REST
3 5 (5.75%) SAP PI
3 5 (5.75%) SAP XI
3 5 (5.75%) SOAP
3 5 (5.75%) XML
3 5 (5.75%) XSD
3 5 (5.75%) XSLT
4 2 (2.30%) FFmpeg
5 1 (1.15%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.15%) Keycloak
5 1 (1.15%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.15%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.15%) Spring
5 1 (1.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (48.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.69%) Driving Licence
3 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.05%) Replication
5 6 (6.90%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (6.90%) EMC VNX
5 6 (6.90%) HP Storage
5 6 (6.90%) IBM XIV
5 6 (6.90%) Private Cloud
6 5 (5.75%) W3C
7 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.30%) Social Media
8 2 (2.30%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (2.30%) Wiki
9 1 (1.15%) FMCG
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (66.67%) Windows
2 55 (63.22%) Linux
3 37 (42.53%) Windows Server
4 34 (39.08%) Ubuntu
5 29 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (27.59%) CentOS
7 20 (22.99%) Unix
8 16 (18.39%) Fedora
9 13 (14.94%) Solaris
10 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (8.05%) Debian
11 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (3.45%) FreeBSD
13 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
14 2 (2.30%) CoreOS
14 2 (2.30%) Gentoo
14 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (34.48%) Configuration Management
3 26 (29.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.74%) ITIL
5 22 (25.29%) Change Management
5 22 (25.29%) Line Management
5 22 (25.29%) Problem Management
5 22 (25.29%) Process Improvement
5 22 (25.29%) Server Management
6 20 (22.99%) Test Automation
7 18 (20.69%) Commercial Awareness
7 18 (20.69%) Decision-Making
7 18 (20.69%) High Availability
7 18 (20.69%) Strategic Planning
8 16 (18.39%) Acceptance Criteria
8 16 (18.39%) Service Management
8 16 (18.39%) Task Automation
8 16 (18.39%) V-Model
8 16 (18.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.98%) PowerShell
2 38 (43.68%) Bash Shell
2 38 (43.68%) Python
3 18 (20.69%) C
4 17 (19.54%) Perl
5 8 (9.20%) Java
6 5 (5.75%) ABAP
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.15%) C#
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) MCSE
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (21.84%) Security Cleared
3 16 (18.39%) CCNA
3 16 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (18.39%) CISSP
3 16 (18.39%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (18.39%) DV Cleared
3 16 (18.39%) GIAC
3 16 (18.39%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (18.39%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (18.39%) SANS
3 16 (18.39%) SSCP
4 6 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.29%) BS25999
1 22 (25.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 22 (25.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (28.74%) Hyper-V
2 25 (28.74%) XenApp
3 24 (27.59%) Docker
3 24 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (25.29%) BitLocker
4 22 (25.29%) XenDesktop
5 20 (22.99%) Samba
6 19 (21.84%) Active Directory
7 18 (20.69%) Xen
8 16 (18.39%) VirtualBox
9 15 (17.24%) vSphere
10 6 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (4.60%) KVM
12 3 (3.45%) VMware Server
13 2 (2.30%) iptables
13 2 (2.30%) QEMU
13 2 (2.30%) Squid
14 1 (1.15%) pfSense
14 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (36.78%) Puppet
2 22 (25.29%) Ansible
2 22 (25.29%) Backup Exec
3 21 (24.14%) Nagios
4 19 (21.84%) Kubernetes
5 17 (19.54%) vCenter Server
6 16 (18.39%) Docker Swarm
6 16 (18.39%) OpenNMS
6 16 (18.39%) ZABBIX
7 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.45%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.30%) SELinux
10 1 (1.15%) Cacti
10 1 (1.15%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (1.15%) Icinga
10 1 (1.15%) Proxmox
10 1 (1.15%) Rancher
10 1 (1.15%) SCCM
10 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (64.37%) Microsoft
1 56 (64.37%) VMware
2 30 (34.48%) Red Hat
3 25 (28.74%) Citrix
4 22 (25.29%) Dell
4 22 (25.29%) EMC
4 22 (25.29%) Sophos
4 22 (25.29%) Veeam
5 17 (19.54%) NetApp
6 16 (18.39%) Cloudera
6 16 (18.39%) Hortonworks
6 16 (18.39%) SolarWinds
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle
8 8 (9.20%) SAP
9 7 (8.05%) HP
10 6 (6.90%) Fujitsu
10 6 (6.90%) IBM
10 6 (6.90%) Remedy
11 5 (5.75%) Cisco
11 5 (5.75%) F5