Period
to 23 January 2019

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

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 937 995 853
Rank change year-on-year +58 -142 +31
Permanent jobs citing NFS 177 199 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 0.87% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 122 176 265
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,046 £31,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,125 £94,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +8.43%

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 23,532 22,863 21,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 13.10% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19,166 19,029 17,939
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NFS in the UK

NFS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NFS in the UK

NFS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NFS over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 13 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 23 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
England +46 153 £47,500 +5.56% 21
UK excluding London +50 100 £42,500 +3.03% 15
London +34 67 £56,250 +2.27% 6
South East +15 39 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Scotland +24 16 £35,000 -22.22%
Midlands +50 13 £38,500 -9.41% 3
South West -7 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North of England +42 10 £42,500 +41.67% 2
East of England +24 9 £68,500 +61.18% 2
West Midlands +51 7 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North West +26 6 £50,000 +66.67%
East Midlands +23 6 £38,500 -9.41%
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for NFS.

1 139 (78.53%) Linux
2 102 (57.63%) VMware
3 101 (57.06%) Windows
4 68 (38.42%) NetApp
5 66 (37.29%) Puppet
6 62 (35.03%) iSCSI
7 60 (33.90%) Firewall
8 59 (33.33%) Bash Shell
9 58 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (31.64%) VMware ESXi
11 55 (31.07%) Ansible
11 55 (31.07%) DNS
12 53 (29.94%) SAN
12 53 (29.94%) Samba
12 53 (29.94%) Amazon AWS
13 51 (28.81%) TCP/IP
14 50 (28.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 47 (26.55%) vCenter Server
16 44 (24.86%) EMC
16 44 (24.86%) Finance
17 43 (24.29%) Microsoft
18 42 (23.73%) Red Hat
19 41 (23.16%) Python
19 41 (23.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 40 (22.60%) Nagios
21 39 (22.03%) Active Directory
21 39 (22.03%) Apache
22 37 (20.90%) ITIL
23 36 (20.34%) Unix
23 36 (20.34%) SolarWinds

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 39 (22.03%) Apache
2 14 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.34%) nginx
3 13 (7.34%) OpenStack
4 12 (6.78%) IIS
5 8 (4.52%) JBoss
6 7 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.95%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.13%) Confluence
9 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (1.69%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (29.94%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.60%) SaaS
4 10 (5.65%) IaaS
5 8 (4.52%) Datadog
6 6 (3.39%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.26%) Office 365
9 3 (1.69%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.13%) GitHub
10 2 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (35.03%) iSCSI
2 60 (33.90%) Firewall
3 55 (31.07%) DNS
4 53 (29.94%) SAN
5 51 (28.81%) TCP/IP
6 35 (19.77%) Fibre Channel
7 32 (18.08%) FCoE
8 24 (13.56%) SNMP
9 23 (12.99%) SSH
10 20 (11.30%) HTTP
11 19 (10.73%) VPN
12 17 (9.60%) NAS
13 16 (9.04%) DHCP
14 15 (8.47%) WAN
15 13 (7.34%) FTP
15 13 (7.34%) VLAN
16 12 (6.78%) Internet
16 12 (6.78%) LAN
16 12 (6.78%) OpenVPN
16 12 (6.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.21%) Redis
4 9 (5.08%) Big Data
5 8 (4.52%) MySQL
6 5 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.56%) HBase
9 1 (0.56%) KDB
9 1 (0.56%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.56%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 22 (12.43%) JIRA
2 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.30%) Redmine
3 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.26%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.13%) GitLab
6 2 (1.13%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.56%) Buildbot
General
1 44 (24.86%) Finance
2 22 (12.43%) Games
3 7 (3.95%) Billing
4 6 (3.39%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (22.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (21.47%) Linux Engineer
3 32 (18.08%) Administrator
4 31 (17.51%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (15.25%) Linux Administrator
5 27 (15.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (11.86%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (10.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 18 (10.17%) Platform Engineer
8 18 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (10.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (9.60%) Architect
10 14 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (7.34%) Consultant
12 11 (6.21%) SAP Consultant
13 10 (5.65%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 10 (5.65%) SAP PI Consultant
13 10 (5.65%) Technical Architect
14 9 (5.08%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.82%) LDAP
2 16 (9.04%) LAMP
3 15 (8.47%) XML
4 11 (6.21%) SAP PI
4 11 (6.21%) SAP XI
4 11 (6.21%) SOAP
5 10 (5.65%) Web Services
6 9 (5.08%) Middleware
7 8 (4.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (3.39%) XSLT
9 5 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (2.82%) WSDL
9 5 (2.82%) XSD
10 3 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (1.13%) JSP
11 2 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.13%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.13%) Servlets
12 1 (0.56%) HTML
12 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.04%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (7.91%) Replication
4 12 (6.78%) Clustering
5 11 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.08%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (3.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (2.82%) Derivative
9 5 (2.82%) W3C
10 4 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.69%) Video Editing
12 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 139 (78.53%) Linux
2 101 (57.06%) Windows
3 41 (23.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (20.34%) Unix
4 36 (20.34%) Windows Server
5 30 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (14.69%) Ubuntu
7 22 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (11.86%) CentOS
9 14 (7.91%) Debian
10 13 (7.34%) FreeBSD
11 10 (5.65%) VMS
11 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (5.08%) Solaris
13 7 (3.95%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (3.95%) Windows 2000
13 7 (3.95%) Windows NT
14 5 (2.82%) AIX
15 4 (2.26%) Fedora
15 4 (2.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (20.90%) ITIL
3 35 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.51%) DevOps
5 29 (16.38%) Systems Engineering
6 27 (15.25%) High Availability
7 24 (13.56%) User Stories
8 22 (12.43%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (11.30%) Mentoring
10 19 (10.73%) Change Control
10 19 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (9.60%) Open Source
12 17 (9.60%) Service Delivery
13 16 (9.04%) Analytics
13 16 (9.04%) Service Management
14 14 (7.91%) Business Continuity
14 14 (7.91%) Coaching
14 14 (7.91%) Software Engineering
14 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 41 (23.16%) Python
3 32 (18.08%) C
4 23 (12.99%) SQL
5 20 (11.30%) Korn
6 19 (10.73%) Perl
7 12 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.21%) ABAP
8 11 (6.21%) Java
9 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.52%) Ruby
10 7 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.95%) VB
11 4 (2.26%) AWK
11 4 (2.26%) Bourne shell
11 4 (2.26%) PHP
11 4 (2.26%) sed
12 3 (1.69%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) C-shell
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (16.95%) MCSE
1 30 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 30 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.38%) CCNA
2 29 (16.38%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (13.56%) CISSP
3 24 (13.56%) CompTIA Security+
3 24 (13.56%) DV Cleared
3 24 (13.56%) GIAC
3 24 (13.56%) Linux+ Certification
3 24 (13.56%) Network+ Certification
3 24 (13.56%) SANS
3 24 (13.56%) SSCP
4 15 (8.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (6.78%) Degree
6 10 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (5.65%) RHCE
7 6 (3.39%) RHCA
7 6 (3.39%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) SLA
2 8 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (32.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (31.64%) VMware ESXi
3 53 (29.94%) Samba
4 39 (22.03%) Active Directory
5 30 (16.95%) vSphere
6 27 (15.25%) KVM
7 25 (14.12%) VMware NSX
8 18 (10.17%) Hyper-V
9 17 (9.60%) Docker
10 11 (6.21%) pfSense
10 11 (6.21%) Xen
11 9 (5.08%) iptables
11 9 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (4.52%) vCloud
13 7 (3.95%) SRDF
14 6 (3.39%) Firmware
15 5 (2.82%) Postfix
15 5 (2.82%) VMware Server
15 5 (2.82%) XenApp
15 5 (2.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (37.29%) Puppet
2 55 (31.07%) Ansible
3 47 (26.55%) vCenter Server
4 40 (22.60%) Nagios
5 34 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (14.12%) ZABBIX
7 18 (10.17%) Kubernetes
8 17 (9.60%) vMotion
9 14 (7.91%) NetBackup
9 14 (7.91%) Terraform
10 11 (6.21%) Grafana
10 11 (6.21%) HAProxy
11 10 (5.65%) vRealize
12 7 (3.95%) WMI
13 5 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (2.82%) SnapVault
14 4 (2.26%) FortiGate
14 4 (2.26%) OpenNMS
14 4 (2.26%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 102 (57.63%) VMware
2 68 (38.42%) NetApp
3 44 (24.86%) EMC
4 43 (24.29%) Microsoft
5 42 (23.73%) Red Hat
6 36 (20.34%) SolarWinds
7 33 (18.64%) Cisco
8 29 (16.38%) HP
9 19 (10.73%) Veeam
10 16 (9.04%) Dell
10 16 (9.04%) Oracle
11 13 (7.34%) Citrix
12 12 (6.78%) IBM
13 11 (6.21%) PagerDuty
13 11 (6.21%) SAP
14 7 (3.95%) Brocade
14 7 (3.95%) Google
14 7 (3.95%) Intel
14 7 (3.95%) WatchGuard
15 6 (3.39%) Juniper