Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 937 961 1004
Rank change year-on-year +24 +43 -101
Permanent jobs citing NFS 117 187 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.77% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82 144 196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £77,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -7.61%

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 22,841 24,345 23,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 15.32% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18,776 19,872 19,412
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 13 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 8 December 2019. 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 +51 100 £55,000 +10.00% 19
UK excluding London +83 82 £50,000 +17.65% 17
South East +46 39 £57,500 +15.00% 7
London +44 33 £65,000 +8.33% 3
North of England +48 14 £50,000 - 4
North West +46 13 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Northern Ireland - 13 £32,000 - 1
Midlands +29 8 £38,632 +0.34% 2
West Midlands +29 8 £38,632 -9.10% 2
South West +6 4 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Scotland -9 3 £25,000 -19.35%
East of England +60 1 £60,000 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire +22 1 £32,500 -23.53%

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 86 (73.50%) Linux
2 76 (64.96%) DNS
3 62 (52.99%) DHCP
4 57 (48.72%) Microsoft
4 57 (48.72%) Active Directory
5 52 (44.44%) Unix
6 50 (42.74%) Windows
6 50 (42.74%) Solaris
7 49 (41.88%) Python
8 48 (41.03%) VMware
9 46 (39.32%) LDAP
9 46 (39.32%) Oracle
9 46 (39.32%) Bash Shell
9 46 (39.32%) Ansible
10 42 (35.90%) Puppet
11 40 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (31.62%) ITIL
13 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (28.21%) C
15 32 (27.35%) SMTP
16 31 (26.50%) Finance
16 31 (26.50%) Degree
16 31 (26.50%) vSphere
17 29 (24.79%) Patch Management
17 29 (24.79%) Windows Server
17 29 (24.79%) SAN
18 28 (23.93%) iSCSI
18 28 (23.93%) Big Data
19 27 (23.08%) Ticket Management

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 25 (21.37%) Apache
2 14 (11.97%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.40%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.69%) IIS
4 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.98%) JBoss
7 6 (5.13%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.71%) JCAPS
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.85%) Confluence
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.85%) SAS
10 1 (0.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.85%) InDesign
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) Azure
2 19 (16.24%) AWS
3 13 (11.11%) Office 365
4 10 (8.55%) IaaS
5 7 (5.98%) SaaS
6 6 (5.13%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.85%) Datadog
9 1 (0.85%) GCP
9 1 (0.85%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 76 (64.96%) DNS
2 62 (52.99%) DHCP
3 32 (27.35%) SMTP
4 29 (24.79%) SAN
5 28 (23.93%) iSCSI
6 25 (21.37%) TCP/IP
7 24 (20.51%) DMZ
8 23 (19.66%) Fibre Channel
8 23 (19.66%) WAN
9 21 (17.95%) Firewall
9 21 (17.95%) SSH
10 18 (15.38%) NAS
11 17 (14.53%) LAN
12 11 (9.40%) VLAN
12 11 (9.40%) VPN
13 10 (8.55%) Internet
14 9 (7.69%) MPLS
15 8 (6.84%) SSL
15 8 (6.84%) VSAN
16 7 (5.98%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) Big Data
2 14 (11.97%) MySQL
3 8 (6.84%) MariaDB
4 7 (5.98%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) KDB
9 1 (0.85%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.27%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.42%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
5 3 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (26.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Retail
3 4 (3.42%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Unix Engineer
2 25 (21.37%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (14.53%) Junior
4 16 (13.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Junior Unix Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Consultant
8 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Administrator
12 5 (4.27%) Operations Support Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.27%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.32%) LDAP
2 24 (20.51%) Kafka
3 13 (11.11%) LAMP
4 10 (8.55%) Web Services
5 6 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (4.27%) Spring
7 4 (3.42%) Flash
8 2 (1.71%) .NET
8 2 (1.71%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.71%) Middleware
8 2 (1.71%) REST
9 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.85%) Keycloak
9 1 (0.85%) OAuth
9 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.68%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (8.55%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (5.98%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.98%) Replication
5 5 (4.27%) Wiki
6 4 (3.42%) FlexPod
6 4 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.71%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Social Network
8 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (73.50%) Linux
2 52 (44.44%) Unix
3 50 (42.74%) Solaris
3 50 (42.74%) Windows
4 29 (24.79%) Windows Server
5 22 (18.80%) Ubuntu
6 17 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (11.97%) CentOS
8 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.13%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.42%) Fedora
11 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.85%) Debian
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.62%) ITIL
3 29 (24.79%) Patch Management
4 27 (23.08%) Ticket Management
5 25 (21.37%) Configuration Management
5 25 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (21.37%) Information Security
6 24 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (20.51%) GitOps
7 21 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (16.24%) Migration
9 17 (14.53%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (14.53%) DevOps
10 13 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (10.26%) High Availability
12 10 (8.55%) Project Management
13 9 (7.69%) Fintech
13 9 (7.69%) Test Automation
14 8 (6.84%) Deployment Automation
14 8 (6.84%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) Python
2 46 (39.32%) Bash Shell
3 33 (28.21%) C
4 25 (21.37%) Perl
5 12 (10.26%) Ruby
5 12 (10.26%) SQL
6 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.69%) Java
8 7 (5.98%) Korn
9 5 (4.27%) Go
10 4 (3.42%) C-shell
11 3 (2.56%) Bourne shell
11 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) PHP
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (26.50%) Degree
3 25 (21.37%) RHCE
4 24 (20.51%) MCP
5 13 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (10.26%) CCNA
6 12 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (10.26%) MCSE
7 8 (6.84%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (5.13%) CCA
8 6 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (5.13%) MCITP
9 2 (1.71%) MCSA
9 2 (1.71%) NCDA
9 2 (1.71%) NCIE
9 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.85%) GIAC
10 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.37%) SLA
2 6 (5.13%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (26.50%) vSphere
4 27 (23.08%) Firmware
5 26 (22.22%) Docker
6 17 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
7 14 (11.97%) XenApp
7 14 (11.97%) XenDesktop
8 13 (11.11%) Samba
9 10 (8.55%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (6.84%) VMware NSX
10 8 (6.84%) Xen
11 7 (5.98%) KVM
12 4 (3.42%) iptables
12 4 (3.42%) QEMU
12 4 (3.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (3.42%) VirtualBox
13 2 (1.71%) BitLocker
13 2 (1.71%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 46 (39.32%) Ansible
2 42 (35.90%) Puppet
3 17 (14.53%) Kubernetes
4 13 (11.11%) Nagios
5 9 (7.69%) HAProxy
5 9 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (7.69%) vCenter Server
6 8 (6.84%) Cacti
6 8 (6.84%) Galera Cluster
7 6 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (5.13%) Terraform
8 5 (4.27%) Kibana
8 5 (4.27%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (3.42%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (3.42%) logstash
9 4 (3.42%) OpenNMS
9 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (3.42%) SELinux
9 4 (3.42%) Simpana
Vendors
1 57 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 48 (41.03%) VMware
3 46 (39.32%) Oracle
4 26 (22.22%) ServiceNow
5 24 (20.51%) Splunk
6 21 (17.95%) NetApp
6 21 (17.95%) Red Hat
7 20 (17.09%) Cisco
8 17 (14.53%) Citrix
9 16 (13.68%) Dell
10 13 (11.11%) EMC
10 13 (11.11%) HP
11 8 (6.84%) IBM
11 8 (6.84%) Meraki
11 8 (6.84%) Veeam
12 7 (5.98%) CommVault
12 7 (5.98%) Sun
13 6 (5.13%) Aruba
13 6 (5.13%) ProCurve
14 5 (4.27%) Veritas