Network File System (NFS)
UK

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 29 November 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Nov 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 713 1026 1006
Rank change year-on-year +313 -20 -286
Permanent jobs citing NFS 20 64 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.051% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 55
10th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £36,329
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.85% +18.18% +15.79%
75th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £63,125
90th Percentile £100,250 £100,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,500 £52,170 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -5.15% +27.17%

All System Software Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,044 19,198 22,827
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 15.26% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,183 12,804 15,878
10th Percentile £28,850 £29,059 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £38,094 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,715 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,557 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.89% +5.26% +5.56%

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 29 November 2023.

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 29 November 2023. 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 +270 19 £58,000 -10.77% 13
UK excluding London +206 11 £55,500 +6.38% 7
London +263 8 £71,250 +9.62% 9
Work from Home +237 8 £85,000 +21.43% 3
Midlands +110 4 £72,500 +38.97%
West Midlands +101 4 £72,500 +38.97%
North of England +135 3 £56,000 -4.68% 2
North West +112 3 £56,000 -4.68%
South West +65 3 £56,250 +13.64% 2
South East +150 1 £55,000 -4.35% 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (25.00%) AWS
4 4 (20.00%) Entra ID
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (10.00%) PaaS
6 1 (5.00%) Akamai
6 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (5.00%) GCP
6 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) SAN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) NAS
4 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (5.00%) SSH
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Mac Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Senior
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Lead
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Research Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) CentOS
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (15.00%) Mac OS
6 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (10.00%) VMS
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.00%) Fedora
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Agile
3 2 (10.00%) Biotechnology
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.00%) Data Deduplication
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) DevSecOps
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (45.00%) Bash
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Azure Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Accessibility
1 2 (10.00%) California Consumer Privacy Act
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) HIPAA
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) Ceph
4 2 (10.00%) Docker
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) Samba
5 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (10.00%) Mesos
3 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (10.00%) yum
3 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) NetApp
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Intel
3 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 3 (15.00%) Synology
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds