Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 945 1030 900
Rank change year-on-year +85 -130 -58
Permanent jobs citing NFS 153 151 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 0.62% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 114 104 217
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.74% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £93,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +12.50%

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 23,769 24,275 21,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 14.09% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19,399 19,669 17,828
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 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 +97 146 £60,000 +33.33%
UK excluding London +42 79 £55,000 +29.41%
London +87 67 £62,500 +13.64%
East of England +82 25 £60,000 +41.18%
North of England +38 16 £53,750 +34.38%
South East +17 16 £50,000 +5.26%
South West +27 15 £50,000 +17.65%
Yorkshire +18 9 £42,500 -
North West +37 7 £55,000 +33.33%
Midlands +32 7 £36,750 -13.53%
West Midlands +25 5 £35,000 -30.00%
East Midlands +30 2 £38,500 -9.41%

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 107 (69.93%) Linux
2 99 (64.71%) VMware
3 80 (52.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (42.48%) SAN
5 62 (40.52%) Bash Shell
6 61 (39.87%) DNS
7 59 (38.56%) Windows
8 58 (37.91%) Python
9 54 (35.29%) iSCSI
9 54 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 53 (34.64%) NetApp
11 51 (33.33%) Red Hat
11 51 (33.33%) Puppet
12 50 (32.68%) Perl
13 42 (27.45%) Firewall
14 41 (26.80%) Unix
14 41 (26.80%) Microsoft
14 41 (26.80%) Samba
15 38 (24.84%) TCP/IP
15 38 (24.84%) Apache
16 37 (24.18%) Internet
17 34 (22.22%) Active Directory
18 33 (21.57%) Citrix
18 33 (21.57%) Cisco
18 33 (21.57%) ITIL
19 32 (20.92%) SLA
20 31 (20.26%) SMTP
20 31 (20.26%) LAMP
20 31 (20.26%) Ansible
21 29 (18.95%) VMware ESXi

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 38 (24.84%) Apache
2 15 (9.80%) IIS
3 12 (7.84%) OpenStack
4 11 (7.19%) MS Exchange
5 9 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (5.23%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.96%) nginx
8 3 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.65%) Confluence
9 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.65%) Avid Media Composer
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.54%) SaaS
4 9 (5.88%) IaaS
5 7 (4.58%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.92%) Mimecast
6 6 (3.92%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.61%) Azure Stack
7 4 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.61%) Office 365
8 2 (1.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (42.48%) SAN
2 61 (39.87%) DNS
3 54 (35.29%) iSCSI
4 42 (27.45%) Firewall
5 38 (24.84%) TCP/IP
6 37 (24.18%) Internet
7 31 (20.26%) SMTP
8 22 (14.38%) WAN
9 21 (13.73%) DHCP
9 21 (13.73%) Fibre Channel
10 19 (12.42%) HTTP
10 19 (12.42%) NAS
11 16 (10.46%) NetScaler
11 16 (10.46%) VSAN
12 14 (9.15%) FCoE
12 14 (9.15%) LAN
13 13 (8.50%) SNMP
13 13 (8.50%) SSL
14 12 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (7.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.88%) MySQL
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.27%) Big Data
3 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.31%) Redis
6 1 (0.65%) KDB
6 1 (0.65%) Kdb+
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.23%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.23%) JIRA
3 7 (4.58%) Redmine
4 3 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.31%) GitLab
6 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.65%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.65%) CMake
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (18.30%) Finance
2 11 (7.19%) Banking
3 9 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (2.61%) Military
5 3 (1.96%) Games
6 2 (1.31%) Billing
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (18.95%) Linux Engineer
2 25 (16.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 22 (14.38%) Linux Specialist
4 21 (13.73%) Administrator
5 18 (11.76%) Consultant
5 18 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
5 18 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 17 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (10.46%) Architect
8 13 (8.50%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (7.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 11 (7.19%) Technical Architect
11 10 (6.54%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (6.54%) Unix Administrator
12 8 (5.23%) Analyst
12 8 (5.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (5.23%) Linux Support
12 8 (5.23%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.26%) LAMP
2 11 (7.19%) LDAP
3 8 (5.23%) Web Services
4 7 (4.58%) XML
5 6 (3.92%) Flash
5 6 (3.92%) SAP PI
5 6 (3.92%) SAP XI
5 6 (3.92%) SOAP
6 4 (2.61%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (2.61%) CGI
6 4 (2.61%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.31%) .NET
8 2 (1.31%) Middleware
8 2 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.31%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.65%) WSDL
9 1 (0.65%) XSD
9 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.34%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.46%) Clustering
2 16 (10.46%) Replication
2 16 (10.46%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.54%) Public Cloud
5 9 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.92%) FlexPod
7 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.27%) Fintech
9 3 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.65%) PKI
11 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 107 (69.93%) Linux
2 59 (38.56%) Windows
3 54 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (26.80%) Unix
5 27 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (15.03%) Data ONTAP
8 18 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (7.84%) Ubuntu
10 10 (6.54%) AIX
10 10 (6.54%) CentOS
11 8 (5.23%) Debian
12 7 (4.58%) VMS
12 7 (4.58%) Windows 8
13 5 (3.27%) FreeBSD
14 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.96%) HPUX
16 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.31%) Windows NT
16 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.57%) ITIL
2 22 (14.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (11.76%) DevOps
4 16 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (9.80%) High Availability
6 13 (8.50%) Load Balancing
6 13 (8.50%) Presales
7 12 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.84%) Service Management
8 11 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.19%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.19%) Migration
8 11 (7.19%) Open Source
8 11 (7.19%) Technical Leadership
9 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.88%) Business Continuity
10 9 (5.88%) Capacity Management
10 9 (5.88%) Systems Engineering
11 8 (5.23%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.52%) Bash Shell
2 58 (37.91%) Python
3 50 (32.68%) Perl
4 25 (16.34%) C
5 18 (11.76%) SQL
6 10 (6.54%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.23%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.58%) Ruby
9 6 (3.92%) ABAP
9 6 (3.92%) Go
9 6 (3.92%) Java
9 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.61%) AWK
10 4 (2.61%) Korn
10 4 (2.61%) PHP
10 4 (2.61%) sed
11 2 (1.31%) C++
11 2 (1.31%) VB
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.99%) Computer Science Degree
1 26 (16.99%) Degree
2 24 (15.69%) Security Cleared
3 21 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (11.11%) CCNA
5 15 (9.80%) MCSE
5 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 12 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (5.88%) RHCE
8 8 (5.23%) CISSP
8 8 (5.23%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (5.23%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.23%) GIAC
8 8 (5.23%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (5.23%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (5.23%) SANS
8 8 (5.23%) SSCP
9 6 (3.92%) LPIC
10 4 (2.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.92%) SLA
2 10 (6.54%) PMO
3 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (52.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (26.80%) Samba
3 34 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 29 (18.95%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (18.30%) iptables
6 26 (16.99%) vSphere
7 25 (16.34%) Docker
8 24 (15.69%) Postfix
8 24 (15.69%) VMware Server
9 18 (11.76%) VMware NSX
10 17 (11.11%) XenDesktop
11 14 (9.15%) Hyper-V
12 10 (6.54%) KVM
13 8 (5.23%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (3.92%) XenApp
15 5 (3.27%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (1.96%) Firmware
16 3 (1.96%) pfSense
16 3 (1.96%) QEMU
17 2 (1.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (33.33%) Puppet
2 31 (20.26%) Ansible
3 29 (18.95%) Nagios
4 16 (10.46%) vCenter Server
5 15 (9.80%) NetBackup
6 13 (8.50%) Kubernetes
7 10 (6.54%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (6.54%) vRealize
8 8 (5.23%) vMotion
9 7 (4.58%) FortiGate
10 6 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (3.27%) Munin
11 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (3.27%) SnapVault
11 5 (3.27%) WSUS
11 5 (3.27%) ZABBIX
12 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (2.61%) SCCM
12 4 (2.61%) SCOrch
12 4 (2.61%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 99 (64.71%) VMware
2 53 (34.64%) NetApp
3 51 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 41 (26.80%) Microsoft
5 33 (21.57%) Cisco
5 33 (21.57%) Citrix
6 19 (12.42%) Oracle
6 19 (12.42%) Veeam
7 17 (11.11%) Veritas
8 16 (10.46%) EMC
8 16 (10.46%) HP
9 9 (5.88%) F5
9 9 (5.88%) IBM
9 9 (5.88%) Meraki
10 8 (5.23%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.58%) Juniper
12 6 (3.92%) MobileIron
12 6 (3.92%) SAP
13 5 (3.27%) Clearswift
14 4 (2.61%) Dell