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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 734 708
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26  
Permanent jobs citing NFS 146 222 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 1.74% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 115 176 226
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £32,620
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £71,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.62%  

NFS is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10269 12728 13559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.05% 12.24% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8571 10737 11240
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NFS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 137 £57,500 +15.00% 16
London +24 80 £62,500 +13.63% 7
South East +61 39 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +73 25 £65,000 +18.18%
City of London +35 16 £56,250 +2.27%
Berkshire +26 10 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Reading +23 8 £45,000 +3.44% 2
East Midlands - 6 £43,250 - 1
Epsom - 5 - -
South West +30 4 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Guildford - 4 £27,500 -
Scotland +27 3 £29,750 - 1
Kent +25 3 £70,000 +21.73%
Edinburgh +11 3 £35,000 - 1
Bristol +6 3 £41,750 -11.17% 1
North West -10 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Manchester -21 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £31,500 -
West Midlands +33 2 - -
Bracknell +10 2 £40,000 +33.33%
East of England -8 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 £31,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £55,000 -
Croydon - 2 £72,500 -
Telford - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire +27 1 £37,500 +15.72%
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -

NFS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 251 (78.93%) Linux
2 157 (49.37%) VMware
3 139 (43.71%) SAN
4 127 (39.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 125 (39.31%) iSCSI
6 122 (38.36%) Windows
7 120 (37.74%) NetApp
7 120 (37.74%) Fibre Channel
8 112 (35.22%) Solaris
9 109 (34.28%) DNS
10 100 (31.45%) Oracle
11 97 (30.50%) Finance
12 94 (29.56%) Cisco
12 94 (29.56%) Hyper-V
13 92 (28.93%) NAS
14 91 (28.62%) Bash Shell
14 91 (28.62%) Perl
15 86 (27.04%) EMC
16 85 (26.73%) Apache
16 85 (26.73%) Python
17 78 (24.53%) Puppet
18 77 (24.21%) TCP/IP
19 74 (23.27%) HTTP
19 74 (23.27%) LDAP
19 74 (23.27%) FCoE
19 74 (23.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 71 (22.33%) Red Hat
21 70 (22.01%) LAN
21 70 (22.01%) Unix
21 70 (22.01%) DevOps

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 85 (26.73%) Apache
2 69 (21.70%) Tomcat
3 56 (17.61%) IIS
4 51 (16.04%) Oracle Coherence
5 41 (12.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 41 (12.89%) WebSphere
6 31 (9.75%) DataSynapse
7 14 (4.40%) nginx
8 10 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.14%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.52%) JBoss
10 6 (1.89%) Confluence
10 6 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.89%) Liferay
11 5 (1.57%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.94%) CMS
13 3 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Houdini
3 1 (0.31%) Maya
3 1 (0.31%) NUKE
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (9.75%) RMDS
2 6 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.20%) Office 365
3 7 (2.20%) SaaS
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.26%) IaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (43.71%) SAN
2 125 (39.31%) iSCSI
3 120 (37.74%) Fibre Channel
4 109 (34.28%) DNS
5 92 (28.93%) NAS
6 77 (24.21%) TCP/IP
7 74 (23.27%) FCoE
7 74 (23.27%) HTTP
7 74 (23.27%) LDAP
8 70 (22.01%) LAN
9 69 (21.70%) WAN
10 54 (16.98%) Firewall
11 51 (16.04%) Multicast
12 48 (15.09%) DHCP
13 30 (9.43%) SMTP
14 29 (9.12%) SSH
15 27 (8.49%) FTP
16 26 (8.18%) VPN
17 22 (6.92%) Kerberos
17 22 (6.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.89%) Hadoop
1 41 (12.89%) HBase
1 41 (12.89%) MySQL
2 39 (12.26%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.09%) DB2
6 12 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.14%) OLAP
7 10 (3.14%) OLTP
7 10 (3.14%) Oracle OLAP
8 8 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.89%) Redis
10 5 (1.57%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (8.49%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.77%) JIRA
4 11 (3.46%) Subversion
5 6 (1.89%) Hudson
6 5 (1.57%) Redmine
7 4 (1.26%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.63%) GCC
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.31%) Maven
10 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 97 (30.50%) Finance
2 37 (11.64%) Banking
3 21 (6.60%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.46%) Marketing
6 6 (1.89%) Back Office
6 6 (1.89%) Electronics
6 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.57%) Front Office
8 4 (1.26%) Games
9 3 (0.94%) Retail
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Military
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (25.47%) Administrator
2 58 (18.24%) Architect
3 55 (17.30%) Linux Administrator
3 55 (17.30%) Systems Administrator
4 52 (16.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 45 (14.15%) Technical Architect
6 44 (13.84%) Linux Engineer
7 41 (12.89%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 41 (12.89%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 33 (10.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 31 (9.75%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (9.43%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 27 (8.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 27 (8.49%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 23 (7.23%) Unix Engineer
13 20 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 19 (5.97%) Unix Administrator
15 18 (5.66%) Storage Manager
15 18 (5.66%) Unix Linux Engineer
16 16 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.15%) Middleware
2 32 (10.06%) HTML
2 32 (10.06%) XML
3 31 (9.75%) Rendezvous
3 31 (9.75%) Ultra Messaging
3 31 (9.75%) XSLT
4 23 (7.23%) LAMP
5 14 (4.40%) YAML
6 10 (3.14%) Flash
7 8 (2.52%) LAPP Stack
7 8 (2.52%) Web Services
8 7 (2.20%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (1.89%) JDBC
10 5 (1.57%) Memcached
10 5 (1.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (0.94%) CGI
11 3 (0.94%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (0.94%) POSIX
11 3 (0.94%) Sass
12 2 (0.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.49%) Replication
3 25 (7.86%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.29%) Public Cloud
6 18 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (4.72%) PKI
8 14 (4.40%) Clustering
8 14 (4.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 12 (3.77%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.52%) Derivative
10 8 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.52%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.89%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.26%) FlexPod
13 4 (1.26%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 251 (78.93%) Linux
2 122 (38.36%) Windows
3 112 (35.22%) Solaris
4 74 (23.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (22.01%) Unix
6 43 (13.52%) Ubuntu
7 39 (12.26%) Windows Server
8 34 (10.69%) CentOS
9 29 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (6.92%) AIX
11 20 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (5.03%) Debian
13 14 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (3.14%) VMS
14 10 (3.14%) Windows 2000
14 10 (3.14%) Windows NT
15 8 (2.52%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (1.89%) Windows 7
17 4 (1.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.01%) DevOps
2 64 (20.13%) Performance Tuning
3 56 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (16.35%) Benchmarking
4 52 (16.35%) ITIL
5 51 (16.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 44 (13.84%) Capacity Planning
7 25 (7.86%) Configuration Management
8 23 (7.23%) Migration
8 23 (7.23%) Performance Management
9 21 (6.60%) Open Source
10 20 (6.29%) High Availability
10 20 (6.29%) Load Balancing
11 17 (5.35%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.35%) Mentoring
11 17 (5.35%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.03%) Project Management
12 16 (5.03%) Storage Virtualisation
13 15 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (4.40%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (28.62%) Bash Shell
1 91 (28.62%) Perl
2 85 (26.73%) Python
3 66 (20.75%) SQL
4 62 (19.50%) Java
5 38 (11.95%) Shell Script
6 37 (11.64%) Ruby
7 36 (11.32%) PHP
8 32 (10.06%) JavaScript
9 28 (8.81%) PowerShell
10 27 (8.49%) C
11 15 (4.72%) C++
12 13 (4.09%) Korn
13 10 (3.14%) Go
14 8 (2.52%) VB
15 6 (1.89%) AWK
15 6 (1.89%) sed
16 5 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.26%) Groovy
17 4 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.81%) Degree
2 18 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.46%) MCSE
4 11 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (3.14%) CCNA
5 10 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.83%) RHCE
7 8 (2.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.20%) CCNP
8 7 (2.20%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.57%) CISSP
9 5 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.57%) GIAC
9 5 (1.57%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.57%) SANS
9 5 (1.57%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (1.57%) SSCP
10 4 (1.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.31%) EMIR
2 1 (0.31%) GCP
2 1 (0.31%) MiFID
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 127 (39.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (29.56%) Hyper-V
3 67 (21.07%) KVM
4 56 (17.61%) Xen
5 52 (16.35%) Oracle RAC
6 51 (16.04%) SRDF
7 50 (15.72%) Active Directory
8 46 (14.47%) Samba
9 22 (6.92%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (6.60%) VMware ESX
11 20 (6.29%) vSphere
12 19 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (5.66%) Docker
14 17 (5.35%) Squid
15 16 (5.03%) iptables
16 14 (4.40%) vCloud
17 12 (3.77%) XenDesktop
18 11 (3.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 10 (3.14%) Postfix
20 9 (2.83%) LXC
Systems Management
1 78 (24.53%) Puppet
2 68 (21.38%) Ansible
3 45 (14.15%) Nagios
4 35 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (8.49%) NetBackup
6 12 (3.77%) vMotion
6 12 (3.77%) WMI
7 11 (3.46%) HAProxy
8 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (2.52%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (2.52%) Salt
9 6 (1.89%) Nmap
10 5 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (1.57%) SCOM
11 4 (1.26%) Cacti
11 4 (1.26%) logstash
11 4 (1.26%) Pacemaker
11 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 157 (49.37%) VMware
2 120 (37.74%) NetApp
3 100 (31.45%) Oracle
4 94 (29.56%) Cisco
5 86 (27.04%) EMC
6 71 (22.33%) Red Hat
7 62 (19.50%) HP
8 52 (16.35%) IBM
8 52 (16.35%) Sybase
9 51 (16.04%) Intel
10 45 (14.15%) Microsoft
11 31 (9.75%) TIBCO
12 22 (6.92%) Brocade
12 22 (6.92%) Veritas
13 20 (6.29%) Citrix
13 20 (6.29%) SolarWinds
14 12 (3.77%) SAP
15 11 (3.46%) Veeam
16 10 (3.14%) 3PAR
17 9 (2.83%) Sun
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Click
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago