Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 976 841 879
Rank change year-on-year -135 +38 -46
Permanent jobs citing NFS 205 339 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 1.58% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 172 255 361
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,520 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £95,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 23,337 21,415 24,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.40% 12.27% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19,265 17,774 21,030
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,375 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 16 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 25 February 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
England -105 195 £45,000 -21.74% 36
UK excluding London -24 116 £40,000 -5.88% 24
London -111 89 £55,000 -15.38% 15
South East -22 44 £45,000 -14.29% 8
South West +28 34 £40,000 +6.53% 1
East of England +1 17 £42,500 -5.56% 4
North of England +10 7 £33,750 -7.53% 5
North West +4 5 £30,000 -9.77% 4
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 - 1
Midlands -4 4 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Scotland -31 3 - - 1
Wales +3 2 £27,750 -34.71% 1
East Midlands +1 2 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Midlands -3 2 £50,000 +8.70%
Yorkshire +12 1 - - 1
North East -17 1 £37,500 -21.05%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 with a requirement for NFS.

1 157 (76.59%) Linux
2 100 (48.78%) DNS
3 96 (46.83%) VMware
4 81 (39.51%) Bash Shell
5 76 (37.07%) Red Hat
6 75 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 75 (36.59%) Windows
7 73 (35.61%) Puppet
8 68 (33.17%) DHCP
8 68 (33.17%) SAN
9 67 (32.68%) TCP/IP
9 67 (32.68%) Python
10 66 (32.20%) Firewall
11 65 (31.71%) Samba
11 65 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 64 (31.22%) Microsoft
13 62 (30.24%) Unix
14 57 (27.80%) LDAP
15 55 (26.83%) Oracle
15 55 (26.83%) Ansible
16 50 (24.39%) HP
17 48 (23.41%) Disaster Recovery
18 47 (22.93%) NetApp
18 47 (22.93%) iSCSI
19 45 (21.95%) Cisco
19 45 (21.95%) Perl
20 42 (20.49%) Nagios
20 42 (20.49%) CentOS
20 42 (20.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 41 (20.00%) NAS

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 18 (8.78%) Apache
2 15 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.32%) nginx
3 9 (4.39%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.44%) IIS
4 5 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.95%) SAS
6 3 (1.46%) Confluence
6 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 11 (5.37%) SAP R/3
2 6 (2.93%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.59%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.29%) Amazon S3
4 11 (5.37%) Bluemix
4 11 (5.37%) IBM Cloud
5 7 (3.41%) IaaS
5 7 (3.41%) Office 365
5 7 (3.41%) PaaS
6 5 (2.44%) Oracle CX
7 4 (1.95%) Akamai
7 4 (1.95%) SaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.49%) G Suite
9 1 (0.49%) GitHub
9 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 100 (48.78%) DNS
2 68 (33.17%) DHCP
2 68 (33.17%) SAN
3 67 (32.68%) TCP/IP
4 66 (32.20%) Firewall
5 47 (22.93%) iSCSI
6 41 (20.00%) NAS
7 39 (19.02%) SSH
8 38 (18.54%) VPN
9 31 (15.12%) FTP
10 30 (14.63%) SNMP
11 29 (14.15%) HTTP
12 22 (10.73%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (10.24%) FCoE
14 16 (7.80%) Kerberos
14 16 (7.80%) SMTP
15 15 (7.32%) Internet
15 15 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (7.32%) Junos
16 14 (6.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.22%) MySQL
2 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.85%) Big Data
4 9 (4.39%) Redis
5 6 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.44%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.98%) Informix
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.98%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 27 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.78%) JIRA
3 14 (6.83%) Redmine
4 10 (4.88%) Subversion
5 5 (2.44%) Automake
5 5 (2.44%) GCC
5 5 (2.44%) GDB
6 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.49%) GitLab
8 1 (0.49%) GoCD
8 1 (0.49%) Hudson
8 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (10.73%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Games
3 14 (6.83%) Marketing
4 6 (2.93%) Banking
5 5 (2.44%) Electronics
5 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.98%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (30.24%) Linux Engineer
2 43 (20.98%) Administrator
3 36 (17.56%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (13.17%) Storage Engineer
5 22 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (8.78%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (8.78%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 16 (7.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 16 (7.80%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (7.32%) Architect
8 15 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (7.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (6.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 13 (6.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) Incident Manager
10 11 (5.37%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (27.80%) LDAP
2 20 (9.76%) Middleware
3 11 (5.37%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (4.39%) 802.1X
4 9 (4.39%) POSIX
5 8 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (3.90%) Regular Expression
5 8 (3.90%) Web Services
6 6 (2.93%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (2.93%) LAMP
7 5 (2.44%) SAP Basis
8 4 (1.95%) Flash
8 4 (1.95%) Java EE
8 4 (1.95%) STL
9 3 (1.46%) .NET
9 3 (1.46%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.98%) Kafka
10 2 (0.98%) Node.js
10 2 (0.98%) PHP-FPM
10 2 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.27%) Replication
4 16 (7.80%) Derivative
5 12 (5.85%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (5.85%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.39%) CLARiiON
6 9 (4.39%) EMC VNX
6 9 (4.39%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (4.39%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.90%) Clustering
7 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.93%) Celerra
8 6 (2.93%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (2.93%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.44%) Fintech
10 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.46%) IBM XIV
11 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 157 (76.59%) Linux
2 75 (36.59%) Windows
3 62 (30.24%) Unix
4 42 (20.49%) CentOS
4 42 (20.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (14.15%) Solaris
6 18 (8.78%) Windows Server
7 16 (7.80%) Oracle Linux
8 15 (7.32%) Ubuntu
9 13 (6.34%) HPUX
9 13 (6.34%) Windows 10
10 11 (5.37%) Data ONTAP
11 8 (3.90%) Debian
11 8 (3.90%) FreeBSD
11 8 (3.90%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.44%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.95%) AIX
13 4 (1.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (16.10%) ITIL
3 32 (15.61%) DevOps
4 31 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.17%) Configuration Management
6 23 (11.22%) ERP
7 21 (10.24%) Coaching
7 21 (10.24%) High Availability
8 19 (9.27%) Analytics
8 19 (9.27%) Low Latency
9 18 (8.78%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (7.80%) Security Management
11 15 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (6.83%) Business Continuity
12 14 (6.83%) User Stories
13 13 (6.34%) Project Management
14 12 (5.85%) Benchmarking
14 12 (5.85%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.85%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (39.51%) Bash Shell
2 67 (32.68%) Python
3 45 (21.95%) Perl
4 28 (13.66%) Shell Script
5 19 (9.27%) Ruby
5 19 (9.27%) SQL
6 17 (8.29%) C
6 17 (8.29%) Java
6 17 (8.29%) PHP
7 14 (6.83%) Korn
8 10 (4.88%) C++
9 8 (3.90%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.41%) AWK
10 7 (3.41%) C#
11 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.98%) sed
14 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (14.63%) DV Cleared
1 30 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.20%) Degree
3 21 (10.24%) RHCE
4 17 (8.29%) MCSE
4 17 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (7.80%) RHCSA
5 16 (7.80%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.83%) CCNA
6 14 (6.83%) CISSP
6 14 (6.83%) CompTIA Security+
6 14 (6.83%) GIAC
6 14 (6.83%) Linux+ Certification
6 14 (6.83%) Network+ Certification
6 14 (6.83%) SANS
6 14 (6.83%) SSCP
7 13 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.49%) PMO
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 65 (31.71%) Samba
2 65 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (15.12%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (12.68%) VMware NSX
6 23 (11.22%) Hyper-V
7 19 (9.27%) Docker
7 19 (9.27%) KVM
8 15 (7.32%) iptables
9 14 (6.83%) vSphere
10 8 (3.90%) oVirt
10 8 (3.90%) Snort
10 8 (3.90%) Xen
11 7 (3.41%) XenApp
12 6 (2.93%) pfSense
12 6 (2.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (2.44%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.95%) Veritas File System
15 2 (0.98%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 73 (35.61%) Puppet
2 55 (26.83%) Ansible
3 42 (20.49%) Nagios
4 28 (13.66%) vCenter Server
5 22 (10.73%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (8.78%) NetBackup
7 12 (5.85%) HAProxy
8 11 (5.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (3.90%) Kibana
9 8 (3.90%) SCCM
10 7 (3.41%) Kubernetes
10 7 (3.41%) Terraform
10 7 (3.41%) vRealize
10 7 (3.41%) WSUS
11 6 (2.93%) Bacula
12 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (2.44%) systemd
12 5 (2.44%) vMotion
12 5 (2.44%) XenMobile
13 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 96 (46.83%) VMware
2 76 (37.07%) Red Hat
3 64 (31.22%) Microsoft
4 55 (26.83%) Oracle
5 50 (24.39%) HP
6 47 (22.93%) NetApp
7 45 (21.95%) Cisco
8 31 (15.12%) EMC
9 29 (14.15%) IBM
10 20 (9.76%) Brocade
10 20 (9.76%) SAP
11 18 (8.78%) Veritas
12 16 (7.80%) F5
12 16 (7.80%) Scality
13 15 (7.32%) Juniper
14 14 (6.83%) 3PAR
14 14 (6.83%) Remedy
14 14 (6.83%) SolarWinds
14 14 (6.83%) Veeam
15 11 (5.37%) Dell