Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 934 866 883
Rank change year-on-year -68 +17 -26
Permanent jobs citing NFS 248 398 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 1.61% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 217 348 369
UK median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,298 £31,850
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -11.11%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22542 24651 25404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.74% 12.47% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19027 20912 21014
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +7.14%

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 -86 230 £57,250 +4.09% 19
London -87 150 £57,500 -2.13% 9
UK excluding London +41 88 £45,000 +9.76% 11
South East +80 40 £45,000 -5.26% 5
South West +25 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North of England -15 11 £35,750 -4.67%
Midlands +36 9 £47,500 -1.04% 2
West Midlands +16 8 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Scotland +23 6 £45,000 -2.70%
North West -22 6 £33,250 -27.72%
Yorkshire +18 5 £36,250 +8.52%
Wales +20 4 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England -16 2 £60,000 +126.42% 2
East Midlands +29 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 with a requirement for NFS.

1 206 (83.06%) Linux
2 139 (56.05%) VMware
3 112 (45.16%) DNS
4 95 (38.31%) SAN
5 93 (37.50%) Windows
6 84 (33.87%) Bash Shell
7 83 (33.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 82 (33.06%) Puppet
8 82 (33.06%) DevOps
8 82 (33.06%) Firewall
9 80 (32.26%) Python
10 79 (31.85%) Perl
11 78 (31.45%) Ansible
12 77 (31.05%) iSCSI
13 73 (29.44%) CentOS
13 73 (29.44%) Red Hat
14 68 (27.42%) Apache
15 67 (27.02%) Ubuntu
16 66 (26.61%) MySQL
17 63 (25.40%) NetApp
17 63 (25.40%) Active Directory
18 61 (24.60%) VMware ESXi
19 57 (22.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 57 (22.98%) Replication
19 57 (22.98%) HP
20 55 (22.18%) Tomcat
21 52 (20.97%) LDAP
22 51 (20.56%) Nagios
23 50 (20.16%) Microsoft
24 49 (19.76%) Cisco

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 68 (27.42%) Apache
2 55 (22.18%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.63%) IIS
5 9 (3.63%) nginx
6 7 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.42%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.02%) SAS
8 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.21%) CMS
9 3 (1.21%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.21%) Drupal
10 2 (0.81%) Confluence
11 1 (0.40%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Houdini
1 6 (2.42%) Maya
1 6 (2.42%) NUKE
1 6 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.23%) SaaS
4 6 (2.42%) Office 365
5 5 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.02%) IaaS
5 5 (2.02%) PaaS
6 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.81%) Joyent
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.40%) GitHub
8 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 112 (45.16%) DNS
2 95 (38.31%) SAN
3 82 (33.06%) Firewall
4 77 (31.05%) iSCSI
5 52 (20.97%) LDAP
6 46 (18.55%) TCP/IP
6 46 (18.55%) VPN
7 39 (15.73%) Fibre Channel
8 32 (12.90%) NAS
9 28 (11.29%) DHCP
10 26 (10.48%) BGP
10 26 (10.48%) Junos
10 26 (10.48%) OSPF
10 26 (10.48%) RIP
11 25 (10.08%) IGMP
12 22 (8.87%) VLAN
13 20 (8.06%) HTTP
14 19 (7.66%) FTP
15 14 (5.65%) Internet
16 13 (5.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.61%) MySQL
2 30 (12.10%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.24%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.02%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.40%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.40%) Informix
8 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
8 1 (0.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (5.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.23%) Subversion
4 7 (2.82%) JIRA
5 4 (1.61%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.21%) Redmine
7 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.40%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.40%) GitLab
8 1 (0.40%) GoCD
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (16.94%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.03%) Banking
4 8 (3.23%) Marketing
5 5 (2.02%) Electronics
5 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Games
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (25.40%) Administrator
2 57 (22.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (20.97%) Linux Engineer
3 52 (20.97%) Systems Administrator
4 42 (16.94%) Linux Administrator
5 37 (14.92%) Senior DevOps
6 35 (14.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 35 (14.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 32 (12.90%) Analyst
8 29 (11.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 20 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (7.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 17 (6.85%) Linux Support
11 17 (6.85%) Storage Engineer
11 17 (6.85%) Support Engineer
12 16 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 15 (6.05%) Linux Support Engineer
14 14 (5.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.47%) LAMP
2 7 (2.82%) Flash
3 5 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (2.02%) J2EE
3 5 (2.02%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (1.61%) REST
4 4 (1.61%) Sass
4 4 (1.61%) YAML
5 3 (1.21%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.21%) Middleware
5 3 (1.21%) Web Services
6 2 (0.81%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.81%) POSIX
6 2 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.81%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) Java EE
7 1 (0.40%) Kafka
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.40%) Sensu
7 1 (0.40%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.98%) Replication
2 35 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.68%) Clustering
4 23 (9.27%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.82%) EMC VNX
7 7 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.82%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.42%) Animation
8 6 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.02%) Derivative
9 5 (2.02%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.02%) PKI
10 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.61%) EMC Centera
10 4 (1.61%) HP Storage
10 4 (1.61%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 206 (83.06%) Linux
2 93 (37.50%) Windows
3 73 (29.44%) CentOS
4 67 (27.02%) Ubuntu
5 57 (22.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (18.95%) Unix
7 40 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (12.50%) Solaris
10 23 (9.27%) Windows Server
11 20 (8.06%) Windows 7
12 14 (5.65%) Debian
13 11 (4.44%) Mac OS X
14 10 (4.03%) AIX
15 7 (2.82%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (2.42%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.81%) HPUX
17 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.81%) SmartOS
17 2 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (33.06%) DevOps
2 46 (18.55%) ITIL
3 45 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (17.34%) Open Source
5 42 (16.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 29 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (11.29%) Security Patching
9 26 (10.48%) High Availability
9 26 (10.48%) Low Latency
10 24 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 17 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (6.85%) Change Management
12 15 (6.05%) Incident Management
13 12 (4.84%) Capacity Management
14 10 (4.03%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.63%) Auto-Scaling
15 9 (3.63%) Migration
15 9 (3.63%) Release Management
15 9 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (33.87%) Bash Shell
2 80 (32.26%) Python
3 79 (31.85%) Perl
4 49 (19.76%) Ruby
5 29 (11.69%) Shell Script
6 21 (8.47%) SQL
7 18 (7.26%) C
7 18 (7.26%) PHP
8 17 (6.85%) Java
9 15 (6.05%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.82%) AWK
10 7 (2.82%) sed
11 5 (2.02%) C++
11 5 (2.02%) Korn
12 2 (0.81%) C-shell
12 2 (0.81%) Groovy
12 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.40%) C#
13 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.42%) CCNA
6 6 (2.42%) MCSE
7 5 (2.02%) CCNP
7 5 (2.02%) Degree
7 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.61%) RHCE
9 3 (1.21%) CISSP
9 3 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (1.21%) GIAC
9 3 (1.21%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.21%) SANS
9 3 (1.21%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (1.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (33.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (25.40%) Active Directory
3 61 (24.60%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (15.32%) Samba
5 34 (13.71%) KVM
6 31 (12.50%) iptables
7 30 (12.10%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (11.29%) Docker
9 25 (10.08%) Hyper-V
10 23 (9.27%) vSphere
11 15 (6.05%) XenApp
11 15 (6.05%) XenServer
12 12 (4.84%) Sendmail
13 7 (2.82%) Squid
13 7 (2.82%) Xen
14 6 (2.42%) GPFS
15 5 (2.02%) BIND 9
15 5 (2.02%) Firmware
15 5 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 82 (33.06%) Puppet
2 78 (31.45%) Ansible
3 51 (20.56%) Nagios
4 28 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (7.66%) vMotion
6 18 (7.26%) Oracle ZFS
7 15 (6.05%) NetBackup
8 13 (5.24%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (2.82%) Backup Exec
10 7 (2.82%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (2.82%) vCenter Server
11 6 (2.42%) Salt
12 5 (2.02%) CFEngine
12 5 (2.02%) Grafana
13 4 (1.61%) EMC VPLEX
13 4 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (1.61%) Simpana
Vendors
1 139 (56.05%) VMware
2 73 (29.44%) Red Hat
3 63 (25.40%) NetApp
4 57 (22.98%) HP
5 50 (20.16%) Microsoft
6 49 (19.76%) Cisco
7 35 (14.11%) Citrix
8 31 (12.50%) Oracle
9 26 (10.48%) EMC
10 19 (7.66%) Dell
11 13 (5.24%) IBM
12 12 (4.84%) Brocade
13 11 (4.44%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.03%) Vyatta
15 9 (3.63%) 3PAR
15 9 (3.63%) Veeam
15 9 (3.63%) Veritas
16 8 (3.23%) CommVault
17 7 (2.82%) Symantec
18 5 (2.02%) SAP