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

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 952 898 898
Rank change year-on-year -54 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing NFS 237 344 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 1.47% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 214 264 350
UK median annual salary £49,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% - +2.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%

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 23308 23451 24638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.94% 12.35% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19491 19678 20563
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 23 November 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 November 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 -62 222 £50,500 -8.18% 13
London -66 130 £57,500 - 5
UK excluding London +10 105 £42,500 -10.53% 12
South East +15 39 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South West +23 34 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +4 10 £42,500 -5.56%
North of England -1 7 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Wales +17 6 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Northern Ireland -19 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +24 4 £35,000 +6.06%
Scotland -16 4 £45,000 - 1
North West -17 3 £30,000 -34.78% 2
Midlands +10 2 £47,500 -1.04%
West Midlands +3 2 £47,500 -1.04%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 200 (84.39%) Linux
2 126 (53.16%) VMware
3 115 (48.52%) DNS
4 93 (39.24%) Bash Shell
5 92 (38.82%) Windows
6 87 (36.71%) Red Hat
7 85 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 83 (35.02%) Active Directory
9 82 (34.60%) Python
10 81 (34.18%) Firewall
11 80 (33.76%) Puppet
12 73 (30.80%) Perl
13 72 (30.38%) TCP/IP
14 70 (29.54%) NetApp
15 68 (28.69%) SAN
15 68 (28.69%) iSCSI
15 68 (28.69%) CentOS
16 64 (27.00%) Ansible
16 64 (27.00%) HP
16 64 (27.00%) Microsoft
17 61 (25.74%) LDAP
18 58 (24.47%) VPN
19 57 (24.05%) Nagios
19 57 (24.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 56 (23.63%) VMware ESXi
21 55 (23.21%) DevOps
22 54 (22.78%) Cisco
23 53 (22.36%) Samba
24 51 (21.52%) Unix
25 50 (21.10%) Replication

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 43 (18.14%) Apache
2 30 (12.66%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.75%) nginx
4 14 (5.91%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.64%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.38%) SAS
6 8 (3.38%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.69%) IIS
9 3 (1.27%) Confluence
9 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.84%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.53%) Houdini
2 6 (2.53%) Maya
2 6 (2.53%) NUKE
2 6 (2.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) NetSuite
1 6 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.69%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (1.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.64%) IaaS
2 11 (4.64%) Office 365
2 11 (4.64%) PaaS
3 10 (4.22%) SaaS
4 9 (3.80%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.11%) Oracle CX
6 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.84%) Akamai
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.84%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.42%) GitHub
8 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 115 (48.52%) DNS
2 81 (34.18%) Firewall
3 72 (30.38%) TCP/IP
4 68 (28.69%) iSCSI
4 68 (28.69%) SAN
5 61 (25.74%) LDAP
6 58 (24.47%) VPN
7 47 (19.83%) DHCP
8 35 (14.77%) Fibre Channel
9 30 (12.66%) HTTP
10 29 (12.24%) Junos
10 29 (12.24%) NAS
11 28 (11.81%) SSH
12 27 (11.39%) BGP
12 27 (11.39%) IGMP
12 27 (11.39%) OSPF
12 27 (11.39%) RIP
13 26 (10.97%) FTP
14 21 (8.86%) Kerberos
14 21 (8.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.99%) MySQL
2 16 (6.75%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.80%) Redis
5 5 (2.11%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.84%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.42%) Big Data
8 1 (0.42%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.49%) JIRA
3 10 (4.22%) Redmine
4 9 (3.80%) Subversion
5 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.84%) GitLab
6 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.42%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.42%) GoCD
7 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (17.30%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Games
3 12 (5.06%) Marketing
4 9 (3.80%) Banking
5 6 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.11%) Electronics
6 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (24.89%) Administrator
2 55 (23.21%) Linux Engineer
3 51 (21.52%) Systems Administrator
4 38 (16.03%) Linux Administrator
5 33 (13.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 32 (13.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 28 (11.81%) Analyst
8 26 (10.97%) Senior DevOps
9 25 (10.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 24 (10.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 24 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (7.59%) Storage Engineer
13 17 (7.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 16 (6.75%) Support Engineer
15 15 (6.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
16 14 (5.91%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 12 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 12 (5.06%) Linux Support
17 12 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.02%) LAMP
2 12 (5.06%) LEMP Stack
3 10 (4.22%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (3.38%) Middleware
4 8 (3.38%) Regular Expression
5 6 (2.53%) 802.1X
5 6 (2.53%) J2EE
5 6 (2.53%) POSIX
6 5 (2.11%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.69%) Java EE
7 4 (1.69%) REST
7 4 (1.69%) STL
8 3 (1.27%) Flash
8 3 (1.27%) Web Services
9 2 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.84%) PHP-FPM
10 1 (0.42%) JMS
10 1 (0.42%) Kafka
10 1 (0.42%) Sass
10 1 (0.42%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.10%) Replication
2 27 (11.39%) Data Centre
3 23 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (8.86%) Clustering
5 12 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.64%) Derivative
6 11 (4.64%) EMC VNX
7 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (4.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (2.95%) CLARiiON
10 6 (2.53%) Animation
10 6 (2.53%) EMC VMAX
11 5 (2.11%) Fintech
12 4 (1.69%) Celerra
12 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.69%) EMC Centera
12 4 (1.69%) EMC VNXe
13 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.27%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 200 (84.39%) Linux
2 92 (38.82%) Windows
3 68 (28.69%) CentOS
4 57 (24.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (21.52%) Unix
6 42 (17.72%) Ubuntu
7 35 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (11.39%) Windows Server
10 24 (10.13%) Windows 7
11 18 (7.59%) Solaris
12 13 (5.49%) Debian
13 11 (4.64%) Mac OS X
14 9 (3.80%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (3.80%) Windows 10
15 8 (3.38%) FreeBSD
16 5 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (2.11%) HPUX
17 3 (1.27%) VMS
18 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.21%) DevOps
2 44 (18.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (14.77%) ITIL
5 34 (14.35%) Business Continuity
6 33 (13.92%) Configuration Management
7 30 (12.66%) High Availability
7 30 (12.66%) Open Source
8 29 (12.24%) Low Latency
9 16 (6.75%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.75%) ERP
9 16 (6.75%) Security Patching
10 13 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (5.06%) Change Management
11 12 (5.06%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.64%) Analytics
12 11 (4.64%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.64%) Migration
13 10 (4.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (39.24%) Bash Shell
2 82 (34.60%) Python
3 73 (30.80%) Perl
4 40 (16.88%) Ruby
5 26 (10.97%) C
6 24 (10.13%) PHP
6 24 (10.13%) Shell Script
7 20 (8.44%) Java
7 20 (8.44%) SQL
8 16 (6.75%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.22%) C++
9 10 (4.22%) Korn
10 6 (2.53%) AWK
10 6 (2.53%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.53%) sed
11 5 (2.11%) C#
12 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.02%) DV Cleared
3 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.17%) RHCE
5 15 (6.33%) Degree
6 14 (5.91%) MCSE
7 12 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (5.06%) RHCSA
8 11 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (4.64%) SC Cleared
9 10 (4.22%) CCNA
9 10 (4.22%) CISSP
9 10 (4.22%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (4.22%) GIAC
9 10 (4.22%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (4.22%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (4.22%) SANS
9 10 (4.22%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (4.22%) SSCP
9 10 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (35.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (35.02%) Active Directory
3 56 (23.63%) VMware ESXi
4 53 (22.36%) Samba
5 38 (16.03%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (13.50%) iptables
6 32 (13.50%) KVM
7 26 (10.97%) Docker
8 24 (10.13%) vSphere
9 12 (5.06%) Sendmail
10 11 (4.64%) Hyper-V
10 11 (4.64%) VMware NSX
10 11 (4.64%) XenApp
11 9 (3.80%) XenServer
12 8 (3.38%) oVirt
13 6 (2.53%) GPFS
13 6 (2.53%) pfSense
13 6 (2.53%) Snort
13 6 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (2.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 80 (33.76%) Puppet
2 64 (27.00%) Ansible
3 57 (24.05%) Nagios
4 21 (8.86%) NetBackup
5 20 (8.44%) vMotion
6 16 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (6.75%) vCenter Server
7 13 (5.49%) HAProxy
8 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (4.64%) Oracle ZFS
10 8 (3.38%) Kibana
11 7 (2.95%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (2.95%) SCCM
12 6 (2.53%) Backup Exec
12 6 (2.53%) Bacula
12 6 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (2.53%) Terraform
12 6 (2.53%) WSUS
13 5 (2.11%) Kubernetes
13 5 (2.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 126 (53.16%) VMware
2 87 (36.71%) Red Hat
3 70 (29.54%) NetApp
4 64 (27.00%) HP
4 64 (27.00%) Microsoft
5 54 (22.78%) Cisco
6 37 (15.61%) EMC
7 34 (14.35%) Oracle
8 23 (9.70%) Citrix
9 21 (8.86%) Dell
9 21 (8.86%) IBM
10 18 (7.59%) Brocade
11 16 (6.75%) 3PAR
12 14 (5.91%) Veritas
13 12 (5.06%) SAP
14 11 (4.64%) F5
14 11 (4.64%) SolarWinds
15 10 (4.22%) Percona
15 10 (4.22%) Symantec
16 9 (3.80%) Juniper