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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1127 863 824
Rank change year-on-year -264 -39 +148
Permanent jobs citing NFS 77 52 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.057% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52 35 64
10th Percentile £46,159 £36,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -5.17%
75th Percentile £78,750 £62,875 £59,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.29% - -24.44%

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 29,838 16,856 16,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.33% 18.55% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,665 13,252 13,448
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,905 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,973 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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 -266 57 £60,000 +14.29% 11
Work from Home -254 37 £65,000 +23.81% 5
UK excluding London -165 30 £57,500 +35.29% 8
London -272 23 £65,000 -8.77% 4
Midlands -80 7 £55,000 +46.67% 2
South East -100 7 £60,000 +14.29%
East of England - 7 £67,500 - 1
North of England -88 6 £49,000 +41.01% 4
East Midlands -32 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North West -76 4 £49,000 +16.67% 4
South West -27 2 £51,750 +29.38%
Yorkshire -48 2 - -
West Midlands -73 2 - - 1
Scotland -64 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for NFS.

1 51 (66.23%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) Windows
3 37 (48.05%) Docker
4 35 (45.45%) DNS
5 32 (41.56%) Azure
6 31 (40.26%) Ansible
7 24 (31.17%) CI/CD
7 24 (31.17%) VMware
8 22 (28.57%) ITIL
8 22 (28.57%) Bash
9 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
10 20 (25.97%) Cisco
11 19 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (24.68%) Social Skills
11 19 (24.68%) Kubernetes
12 18 (23.38%) AWS
12 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (23.38%) Oracle
13 17 (22.08%) Python
13 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
14 16 (20.78%) DHCP
14 16 (20.78%) Change Management
14 16 (20.78%) iSCSI
14 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
15 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
15 15 (19.48%) Degree
16 14 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
16 14 (18.18%) Neural Network
16 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering

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 14 (18.18%) Apache Airflow
2 7 (9.09%) Apache
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.90%) SAS
6 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.60%) IIS
7 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.56%) Azure
2 18 (23.38%) AWS
3 9 (11.69%) GCP
4 7 (9.09%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (7.79%) Cloud Run
5 6 (7.79%) OpenShift
6 5 (6.49%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (6.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (6.49%) GitHub
6 5 (6.49%) GitHub Actions
6 5 (6.49%) Serverless
7 4 (5.19%) IaaS
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (5.19%) Rubrik
8 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.90%) Datadog
8 3 (3.90%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (45.45%) DNS
2 16 (20.78%) DHCP
2 16 (20.78%) iSCSI
3 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.88%) Firewall
4 13 (16.88%) VPN
5 12 (15.58%) SAN
6 8 (10.39%) FTP
6 8 (10.39%) VLAN
7 7 (9.09%) SSH
8 6 (7.79%) IPsec
9 5 (6.49%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (6.49%) NAS
9 5 (6.49%) SMTP
10 4 (5.19%) Internet
11 3 (3.90%) HTTP
11 3 (3.90%) Kerberos
11 3 (3.90%) SNMP
11 3 (3.90%) WAN
12 2 (2.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) OpenTSDB
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) CircleCI
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.49%) GitLab
1 5 (6.49%) GoCD
1 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Terragrunt
General
1 19 (24.68%) Social Skills
2 13 (16.88%) Finance
3 7 (9.09%) Automotive
4 6 (7.79%) Documentation Skills
4 6 (7.79%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 14 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) DBA
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) PyTorch
2 8 (10.39%) LDAP
3 6 (7.79%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (6.49%) Kafka
4 5 (6.49%) LAMP
5 3 (3.90%) OpenTracing
5 3 (3.90%) Sensu
6 2 (2.60%) JSON
6 2 (2.60%) REST
6 2 (2.60%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.60%) SAP XI
6 2 (2.60%) SOAP
6 2 (2.60%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) XSD
6 2 (2.60%) XSLT
7 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.30%) Flash
7 1 (1.30%) Middleware
7 1 (1.30%) POSIX
7 1 (1.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Public Cloud
2 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
3 9 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (7.79%) Replication
5 3 (3.90%) Clustering
5 3 (3.90%) PKI
6 2 (2.60%) CMDB
6 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.60%) NHS
6 2 (2.60%) W3C
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) NVMe
Operating Systems
1 51 (66.23%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) Windows
3 19 (24.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
5 14 (18.18%) Unix
6 12 (15.58%) CentOS
7 11 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 9 (11.69%) Solaris
9 5 (6.49%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (6.49%) SUSE
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) CI/CD
2 22 (28.57%) ITIL
3 16 (20.78%) Change Management
4 14 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (18.18%) Deep Learning
4 14 (18.18%) DevOps
4 14 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 14 (18.18%) Neural Network
4 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) Speech Recognition
5 12 (15.58%) Proactive Maintenance
6 11 (14.29%) Microservices
6 11 (14.29%) Migration
6 11 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 10 (12.99%) Capacity Management
8 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (11.69%) Server Management
9 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
9 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (10.39%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Bash
2 17 (22.08%) Python
3 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
4 12 (15.58%) Perl
4 12 (15.58%) Shell Script
5 9 (11.69%) Go
6 7 (9.09%) PHP
7 5 (6.49%) Java
8 4 (5.19%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) C
9 3 (3.90%) C++
10 2 (2.60%) ABAP
10 2 (2.60%) C-shell
10 2 (2.60%) SQL
11 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 14 (18.18%) PhD
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.60%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MCITP
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) DICOM
3 2 (2.60%) HL7
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (48.05%) Docker
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
4 12 (15.58%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (11.69%) vSphere
6 7 (9.09%) iptables
7 6 (7.79%) Samba
8 5 (6.49%) Ceph
9 4 (5.19%) vCloud
9 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.90%) Shibboleth
10 3 (3.90%) Veritas File System
11 2 (2.60%) Lustre
11 2 (2.60%) LXC
11 2 (2.60%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Squid
12 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
12 1 (1.30%) Postfix
12 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (40.26%) Ansible
2 19 (24.68%) Kubernetes
3 13 (16.88%) Terraform
4 12 (15.58%) Grafana
4 12 (15.58%) Nagios
5 11 (14.29%) Prometheus
5 11 (14.29%) Puppet
6 10 (12.99%) vCenter Server
7 6 (7.79%) Istio
7 6 (7.79%) Knative
7 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (6.49%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (6.49%) Kibana
8 5 (6.49%) Mesos
8 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (5.19%) SCCM
10 3 (3.90%) Data Guard
10 3 (3.90%) Graphite
10 3 (3.90%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (3.90%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) VMware
2 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.97%) Cisco
3 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
4 18 (23.38%) Oracle
5 11 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 10 (12.99%) NetApp
7 7 (9.09%) Google
7 7 (9.09%) IBM
8 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.19%) Veeam
8 4 (5.19%) Veritas
9 3 (3.90%) EMC
9 3 (3.90%) HP
9 3 (3.90%) IronPort
9 3 (3.90%) Splunk
9 3 (3.90%) Sun
10 2 (2.60%) Brocade
10 2 (2.60%) CA
10 2 (2.60%) Facebook