Period
to 29 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 652 940 995
Rank change year-on-year +288 +55 -3
Permanent jobs citing NFS 36 129 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 92 145
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £29,233
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.43% +23.53% -3.41%

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 9,168 23,689 24,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.43% 17.20% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,780 19,535 20,143
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%

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 October 2020.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 12 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 October 2020. 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 +285 36 £57,500 -4.17% 3
UK excluding London +262 28 £41,250 -21.43% 2
South East +186 12 - - 2
Midlands +133 7 £30,875 -20.08%
West Midlands +113 7 £30,875 -20.08%
London +234 6 £66,250 - 1
North of England +158 6 £44,500 -15.24%
Work from Home +30 4 £70,000 - 1
South West +120 3 £39,500 -34.17%
North East - 3 £44,000 -
Yorkshire +119 2 - -
North West +128 1 £60,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 23 (63.89%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 14 (38.89%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) SAP
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 13 (36.11%) iSCSI
5 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
6 12 (33.33%) FTP
6 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (33.33%) Azure
7 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
8 10 (27.78%) DNS
8 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
8 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (25.00%) SAP PI
9 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Apache Flex
9 9 (25.00%) JSON
9 9 (25.00%) NWDS
9 9 (25.00%) REST
9 9 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (25.00%) HTTP
9 9 (25.00%) VPN
9 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
9 9 (25.00%) SOAP
9 9 (25.00%) ABAP
9 9 (25.00%) XML

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 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Azure
2 7 (19.44%) AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) GCP
3 1 (2.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) iSCSI
2 12 (33.33%) FTP
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
4 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (25.00%) HTTP
4 9 (25.00%) VPN
5 7 (19.44%) DHCP
5 7 (19.44%) SAN
6 6 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.89%) VLAN
8 3 (8.33%) SMTP
8 3 (8.33%) SNMP
8 3 (8.33%) VoIP
9 2 (5.56%) Broadband
9 2 (5.56%) MPLS
9 2 (5.56%) NAS
10 1 (2.78%) FCoE
10 1 (2.78%) IPsec
10 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (25.00%) NWDS
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) SAP PI Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix Support
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Apache Flex
1 9 (25.00%) JSON
1 9 (25.00%) REST
1 9 (25.00%) SAP PI
1 9 (25.00%) SAP XI
1 9 (25.00%) SOAP
1 9 (25.00%) XML
1 9 (25.00%) XSD
1 9 (25.00%) XSLT
2 3 (8.33%) Flash
2 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 3 (8.33%) POSIX
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) FFmpeg
4 1 (2.78%) Kafka
4 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) W3C
2 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (5.56%) Replication
5 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.78%) Handset
6 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.78%) IBM XIV
6 1 (2.78%) Life Science
6 1 (2.78%) PKI
6 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.78%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) CentOS
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (11.11%) VMS
6 3 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (5.56%) AIX
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) SUSE
8 1 (2.78%) Debian
8 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Change Management
3 8 (22.22%) High Availability
4 6 (16.67%) ERP
4 6 (16.67%) Line Management
4 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 6 (16.67%) Server Management
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.00%) ABAP
4 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) Korn
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) BS25999
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) BitLocker
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
3 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 4 (11.11%) Docker
5 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.33%) GPFS
7 2 (5.56%) Samba
7 2 (5.56%) Squid
8 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
2 6 (16.67%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.33%) Nagios
3 3 (8.33%) systemd
3 3 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.78%) Icinga
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Rancher
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.78%) SnapMirror
4 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) SAP
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) Sophos
5 6 (16.67%) Veeam
6 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (11.11%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) Veritas
7 3 (8.33%) Brocade
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) QAD
8 2 (5.56%) Centrify
8 2 (5.56%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard