Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 961 865 926
Rank change year-on-year -96 +61 -56
Permanent jobs citing NFS 220 367 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 1.56% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 197 296 346
UK median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.85% -8.89%

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 22919 23581 24894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 12.44% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19293 19844 20760
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,689
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -68 207 £55,000 - 8
London -90 137 £57,500 - 4
UK excluding London 0 81 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South West +33 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South East +24 23 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North of England -3 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Midlands +10 6 £47,500 -1.04%
West Midlands -6 6 £47,500 -1.04%
Northern Ireland -16 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +17 4 £35,000 -10.26%
Wales +12 4 £42,500 -
North West +10 4 £30,000 -34.78%
Scotland -7 4 £45,000 -2.70%
East of England -9 3 £50,000 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 190 (86.36%) Linux
2 122 (55.45%) VMware
3 102 (46.36%) DNS
4 91 (41.36%) Windows
5 86 (39.09%) Bash Shell
6 80 (36.36%) NetApp
7 78 (35.45%) Red Hat
8 77 (35.00%) Python
8 77 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (34.55%) SAN
10 75 (34.09%) Puppet
11 71 (32.27%) Firewall
11 71 (32.27%) Perl
12 69 (31.36%) iSCSI
13 67 (30.45%) Active Directory
14 64 (29.09%) VMware ESXi
15 62 (28.18%) CentOS
15 62 (28.18%) Ansible
16 59 (26.82%) Replication
17 57 (25.91%) HP
18 56 (25.45%) DevOps
19 55 (25.00%) LDAP
20 54 (24.55%) Microsoft
20 54 (24.55%) Nagios
21 53 (24.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 52 (23.64%) VPN
23 51 (23.18%) TCP/IP
24 50 (22.73%) MySQL
25 49 (22.27%) Apache
26 47 (21.36%) Unix

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 49 (22.27%) Apache
2 38 (17.27%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.18%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.91%) nginx
5 12 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (3.18%) SAS
9 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.82%) IIS
11 3 (1.36%) Confluence
12 2 (0.91%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Houdini
1 6 (2.73%) Maya
1 6 (2.73%) NUKE
1 6 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.00%) IaaS
2 11 (5.00%) PaaS
3 8 (3.64%) SaaS
4 5 (2.27%) Office 365
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle CX
5 4 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.45%) Akamai
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.45%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Joyent
7 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 102 (46.36%) DNS
2 76 (34.55%) SAN
3 71 (32.27%) Firewall
4 69 (31.36%) iSCSI
5 55 (25.00%) LDAP
6 52 (23.64%) VPN
7 51 (23.18%) TCP/IP
8 37 (16.82%) DHCP
8 37 (16.82%) Fibre Channel
9 29 (13.18%) BGP
9 29 (13.18%) IGMP
9 29 (13.18%) Junos
9 29 (13.18%) OSPF
9 29 (13.18%) RIP
10 22 (10.00%) NAS
11 21 (9.55%) SNMP
12 20 (9.09%) FTP
13 18 (8.18%) FCoE
13 18 (8.18%) SSH
13 18 (8.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.73%) MySQL
2 21 (9.55%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.36%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.18%) Redis
5 5 (2.27%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.36%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.36%) JIRA
3 11 (5.00%) Redmine
4 9 (4.09%) Subversion
5 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.45%) GitLab
7 1 (0.45%) GoCD
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (18.64%) Finance
2 8 (3.64%) Marketing
3 7 (3.18%) Banking
4 6 (2.73%) Games
5 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Electronics
6 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
2 44 (20.00%) Administrator
3 39 (17.73%) Systems Administrator
4 37 (16.82%) Linux Administrator
5 35 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 32 (14.55%) Analyst
6 32 (14.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (14.09%) Senior DevOps
8 30 (13.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 28 (12.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 24 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (9.55%) Storage Engineer
12 15 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
13 13 (5.91%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 13 (5.91%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 12 (5.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 12 (5.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
14 12 (5.45%) Server Engineer
15 11 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.09%) LAMP
2 9 (4.09%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (2.73%) J2EE
4 6 (2.73%) Regular Expression
5 5 (2.27%) Middleware
5 5 (2.27%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.82%) Flash
6 4 (1.82%) Java EE
6 4 (1.82%) REST
6 4 (1.82%) STL
7 3 (1.36%) Web Services
8 2 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.45%) CSS
9 1 (0.45%) HTML
9 1 (0.45%) JMS
9 1 (0.45%) Kafka
9 1 (0.45%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (0.45%) Sass
9 1 (0.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.82%) Replication
2 28 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 25 (11.36%) Clustering
4 23 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.45%) EMC VNX
6 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (3.64%) CLARiiON
8 7 (3.18%) Derivative
9 6 (2.73%) Animation
9 6 (2.73%) EMC VMAX
9 6 (2.73%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.27%) Celerra
10 5 (2.27%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.27%) Fintech
11 4 (1.82%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.82%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.82%) EMC Centera
11 4 (1.82%) EMC VNXe
11 4 (1.82%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 190 (86.36%) Linux
2 91 (41.36%) Windows
3 62 (28.18%) CentOS
4 53 (24.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (21.36%) Unix
6 40 (18.18%) Ubuntu
7 35 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (10.45%) Windows Server
10 21 (9.55%) Windows 7
11 20 (9.09%) Solaris
12 14 (6.36%) Debian
13 13 (5.91%) Mac OS X
14 7 (3.18%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (2.73%) FreeBSD
16 4 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (1.36%) VMS
17 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
18 1 (0.45%) SUSE
18 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.45%) DevOps
2 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (16.36%) Business Continuity
4 36 (16.36%) ITIL
5 35 (15.91%) Open Source
6 32 (14.55%) High Availability
7 30 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 30 (13.64%) Low Latency
8 22 (10.00%) Security Patching
9 21 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.36%) Change Management
11 12 (5.45%) Capacity Management
11 12 (5.45%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.00%) Analytics
12 11 (5.00%) Migration
12 11 (5.00%) User Stories
13 10 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 86 (39.09%) Bash Shell
2 77 (35.00%) Python
3 71 (32.27%) Perl
4 41 (18.64%) Ruby
5 28 (12.73%) C
6 23 (10.45%) Shell Script
7 21 (9.55%) PHP
7 21 (9.55%) SQL
8 19 (8.64%) PowerShell
9 18 (8.18%) Java
10 12 (5.45%) Korn
11 10 (4.55%) C++
12 8 (3.64%) AWK
12 8 (3.64%) sed
13 6 (2.73%) JavaScript
14 5 (2.27%) C#
15 4 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.27%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.91%) MCSE
5 12 (5.45%) RHCE
6 11 (5.00%) CCNA
6 11 (5.00%) CISSP
6 11 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (5.00%) GIAC
6 11 (5.00%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (5.00%) SANS
6 11 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
6 11 (5.00%) SSCP
7 10 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.18%) Degree
8 7 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.18%) RHCSA
9 6 (2.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (30.45%) Active Directory
3 64 (29.09%) VMware ESXi
4 43 (19.55%) Samba
5 36 (16.36%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (15.00%) iptables
7 25 (11.36%) KVM
7 25 (11.36%) vSphere
8 21 (9.55%) Docker
9 15 (6.82%) XenApp
10 14 (6.36%) Hyper-V
11 13 (5.91%) XenServer
12 12 (5.45%) Sendmail
12 12 (5.45%) VMware NSX
13 5 (2.27%) Firmware
13 5 (2.27%) GPFS
13 5 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (1.82%) BIND 9
14 4 (1.82%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.36%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 75 (34.09%) Puppet
2 62 (28.18%) Ansible
3 54 (24.55%) Nagios
4 23 (10.45%) vMotion
5 20 (9.09%) NetBackup
6 18 (8.18%) vCenter Server
7 16 (7.27%) Oracle ZFS
8 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (4.55%) HAProxy
11 8 (3.64%) Backup Exec
11 8 (3.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (3.18%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (2.73%) Kibana
14 4 (1.82%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.82%) EMC VPLEX
14 4 (1.82%) Salt
14 4 (1.82%) Simpana
14 4 (1.82%) SnapMirror
14 4 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 122 (55.45%) VMware
2 80 (36.36%) NetApp
3 78 (35.45%) Red Hat
4 57 (25.91%) HP
5 54 (24.55%) Microsoft
6 44 (20.00%) Cisco
7 41 (18.64%) EMC
8 31 (14.09%) Citrix
9 30 (13.64%) Oracle
10 24 (10.91%) IBM
11 20 (9.09%) Dell
12 19 (8.64%) Brocade
13 17 (7.73%) 3PAR
14 15 (6.82%) Veritas
15 12 (5.45%) SolarWinds
16 11 (5.00%) Symantec
17 10 (4.55%) Vyatta
18 7 (3.18%) Percona
18 7 (3.18%) SolidFire
19 6 (2.73%) Veeam