Network File System (NFS)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring NFS skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited NFS over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 864 890 1185
Rank change year-on-year +26 +295 -273
Permanent jobs citing NFS 40 29 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.031% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 53
10th Percentile £33,750 £45,037 £46,065
25th Percentile £42,500 £61,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £90,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -43.06% +38.46% +26.83%
75th Percentile £79,063 £95,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £103,250 £100,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% -19.17% +37.14%

All System Software Skills
UK

NFS falls under the System Software category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,139 14,261 31,519
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.05% 15.42% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9,285 9,600 15,562
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £56,325
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.35% +2.41%
75th Percentile £67,250 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 10 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 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +44 40 £51,250 -43.06% 6
UK excluding London -32 26 £45,000 -7.22% 4
Work from Home +46 25 £45,000 -40.40% 3
London +99 14 £82,500 -17.50% 3
South East -15 14 £50,000 -5.66%
Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
South West -40 4 £37,500 -22.68% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

NFS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) Jupyter
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Azure
2 11 (27.50%) GitHub
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (15.00%) Entra ID
5 5 (12.50%) OneDrive
6 4 (10.00%) Cloudflare
7 3 (7.50%) Mimecast
8 2 (5.00%) Anthos
8 2 (5.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
9 1 (2.50%) AWS
9 1 (2.50%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.50%) Nutanix
9 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) DNS
3 16 (40.00%) DHCP
4 14 (35.00%) VPN
5 12 (30.00%) iSCSI
6 11 (27.50%) SAN
7 10 (25.00%) 5G
8 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.50%) WAN
10 6 (15.00%) VLAN
11 5 (12.50%) NAS
12 3 (7.50%) BGP
12 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
12 3 (7.50%) OSPF
12 3 (7.50%) RIP
13 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
13 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (5.00%) LAN
13 2 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MariaDB
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Git
2 10 (25.00%) JIRA
2 10 (25.00%) Trac
General
1 13 (32.50%) Social Skills
2 12 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Finance
5 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
6 2 (5.00%) Banking
6 2 (5.00%) Electronics
6 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior
4 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Research Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.50%) Debian
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (7.50%) zOS
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
4 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (25.00%) Validation
5 7 (17.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (17.50%) Storage Management
6 5 (12.50%) Data Management
6 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.00%) Presales
7 4 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Architectural Design
8 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Python
2 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (27.50%) Bash
4 3 (7.50%) JCL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Korn
5 1 (2.50%) REXX
5 1 (2.50%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) Docker
2 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
3 14 (35.00%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (32.50%) pfSense
5 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (12.50%) vSphere
7 4 (10.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Firmware
8 3 (7.50%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (7.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) Ansible
2 14 (35.00%) Grafana
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 10 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 9 (22.50%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.00%) Nagios
5 4 (10.00%) SCCM
6 2 (5.00%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.50%) Istio
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.50%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.50%) systemd
7 1 (2.50%) Terraform
7 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 10 (25.00%) Juniper
3 10 (25.00%) McAfee
3 10 (25.00%) Veeam
4 6 (15.00%) Brocade
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) IBM
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
6 4 (10.00%) NetApp
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.50%) Aruba
7 3 (7.50%) Broadcom
7 3 (7.50%) CA
7 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
7 3 (7.50%) F5
7 3 (7.50%) QNAP
7 3 (7.50%) Synology