Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 954 890
Rank change year-on-year -70 -64 +5
Permanent jobs citing NFS 145 248 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 1.10% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 105 217 351
UK median annual salary £50,000 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.26% -0.91% -4.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year -2.78% +7.78% +3.09%

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 24,763 22,573 24,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 12.74% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20,021 19,052 20,888
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -96 122 £52,500 -8.30% 19
UK excluding London +16 77 £43,750 -2.78% 22
London -50 64 £57,500 - 6
South East 0 25 £51,250 +13.89% 11
Scotland +2 22 £23,000 -48.89% 9
South West +12 15 £45,000 - 2
East of England +20 10 £45,000 -25.00%
North of England +9 4 £50,000 +39.86%
North West +14 3 £50,000 +50.38%
Yorkshire +31 1 - -
Midlands +19 1 - -
West Midlands +19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 103 (71.03%) Linux
2 80 (55.17%) Windows
3 68 (46.90%) DNS
4 61 (42.07%) VMware
5 54 (37.24%) Firewall
5 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
5 54 (37.24%) Amazon AWS
6 50 (34.48%) Red Hat
7 49 (33.79%) iSCSI
8 48 (33.10%) Puppet
9 47 (32.41%) Samba
10 46 (31.72%) TCP/IP
10 46 (31.72%) Bash Shell
11 45 (31.03%) Python
11 45 (31.03%) SAN
12 44 (30.34%) NetApp
13 41 (28.28%) Ansible
14 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 34 (23.45%) LDAP
17 33 (22.76%) Unix
17 33 (22.76%) VMware ESXi
17 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 31 (21.38%) EMC
18 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
18 31 (21.38%) Apache
18 31 (21.38%) Opscode Chef
18 31 (21.38%) vCenter Server
19 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (20.00%) Oracle

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 31 (21.38%) Apache
2 16 (11.03%) Tomcat
3 15 (10.34%) IIS
4 9 (6.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (6.21%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.14%) JBoss
5 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.14%) nginx
6 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.69%) Confluence
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (37.24%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.34%) SaaS
4 9 (6.21%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (4.14%) Office 365
6 4 (2.76%) Datadog
7 3 (2.07%) IaaS
8 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 68 (46.90%) DNS
2 54 (37.24%) Firewall
3 49 (33.79%) iSCSI
4 46 (31.72%) TCP/IP
5 45 (31.03%) SAN
6 25 (17.24%) VPN
7 20 (13.79%) BGP
7 20 (13.79%) OSPF
7 20 (13.79%) SSH
8 19 (13.10%) FCoE
9 18 (12.41%) NAS
10 16 (11.03%) WAN
11 15 (10.34%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (10.34%) Internet
11 15 (10.34%) SNMP
12 14 (9.66%) Junos
13 13 (8.97%) HTTP
13 13 (8.97%) NetScaler
13 13 (8.97%) OpenVPN
13 13 (8.97%) OPNsense
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.72%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (9.66%) Big Data
4 12 (8.28%) MySQL
5 8 (5.52%) PowerCenter
6 4 (2.76%) Redis
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.38%) Informix
8 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.03%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.66%) JIRA
4 12 (8.28%) Redmine
5 3 (2.07%) Emacs
6 2 (1.38%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (1.38%) Subversion
6 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.38%) Toad
7 1 (0.69%) AutoIt
7 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (11.03%) Games
2 15 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Back Office
3 1 (0.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Electronics
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.69%) Marketing
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (23.45%) Administrator
2 32 (22.07%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (17.93%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (17.24%) Linux Administrator
5 24 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (16.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (12.41%) Platform Engineer
7 16 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (10.34%) Consultant
9 14 (9.66%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (8.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 13 (8.97%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (8.28%) Architect
11 12 (8.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.21%) Applications Engineer
12 9 (6.21%) Data Centre Architect
12 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (6.21%) Virtualisation Architect
13 8 (5.52%) AWS DevOps
13 8 (5.52%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.45%) LDAP
2 22 (15.17%) Middleware
3 16 (11.03%) Web Services
4 9 (6.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (4.83%) LAMP
6 4 (2.76%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.07%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.07%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.38%) HTML
8 2 (1.38%) Java EE
8 2 (1.38%) JSP
8 2 (1.38%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.38%) Servlets
8 2 (1.38%) XML
9 1 (0.69%) JSON
9 1 (0.69%) REST
9 1 (0.69%) RESTful
9 1 (0.69%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (8.97%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (8.28%) Public Cloud
5 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.21%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (6.21%) Mainframe
6 8 (5.52%) Clustering
6 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.14%) Replication
9 4 (2.76%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.07%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.38%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.69%) Celerra
12 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.69%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.69%) PKI
12 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 103 (71.03%) Linux
2 80 (55.17%) Windows
3 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (22.76%) Unix
4 21 (14.48%) Ubuntu
5 15 (10.34%) Debian
6 13 (8.97%) FreeBSD
7 12 (8.28%) CentOS
7 12 (8.28%) Solaris
7 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.59%) AIX
8 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.90%) FreeNAS
9 10 (6.90%) Windows Server
10 9 (6.21%) Windows 10
11 8 (5.52%) HPUX
12 5 (3.45%) Fedora
13 3 (2.07%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (18.62%) DevOps
3 25 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.79%) High Availability
6 19 (13.10%) Analytics
7 18 (12.41%) ITIL
7 18 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (11.72%) Open Source
8 17 (11.72%) User Stories
9 15 (10.34%) Business Continuity
10 14 (9.66%) Service Management
10 14 (9.66%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.97%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (8.28%) Coaching
12 12 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (8.28%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (7.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.72%) Bash Shell
2 45 (31.03%) Python
3 28 (19.31%) Perl
4 19 (13.10%) SQL
5 18 (12.41%) C
5 18 (12.41%) Ruby
6 14 (9.66%) Korn
7 12 (8.28%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.90%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.45%) Java
10 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.07%) Bourne shell
11 3 (2.07%) Groovy
11 3 (2.07%) PHP
12 2 (1.38%) Go
12 2 (1.38%) Jython
12 2 (1.38%) sed
12 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (13.79%) MCSE
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.41%) CCNA
2 18 (12.41%) CISSP
3 17 (11.72%) CompTIA Security+
3 17 (11.72%) DV Cleared
3 17 (11.72%) GIAC
3 17 (11.72%) Linux+ Certification
3 17 (11.72%) Network+ Certification
3 17 (11.72%) SANS
3 17 (11.72%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.72%) SSCP
4 16 (11.03%) Degree
5 7 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.83%) RHCE
6 4 (2.76%) MCT
7 2 (1.38%) CCNP
7 2 (1.38%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.83%) SLA
3 3 (2.07%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (32.41%) Samba
2 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (22.76%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (18.62%) Active Directory
5 24 (16.55%) VMware NSX
6 17 (11.72%) Hyper-V
7 15 (10.34%) Docker
8 14 (9.66%) iptables
9 13 (8.97%) KVM
9 13 (8.97%) pfSense
10 12 (8.28%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (6.21%) XenApp
11 9 (6.21%) XenDesktop
12 8 (5.52%) vSphere
13 6 (4.14%) Firmware
14 5 (3.45%) VirtualBox
14 5 (3.45%) Xen
15 3 (2.07%) Gluster
16 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (1.38%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 48 (33.10%) Puppet
2 41 (28.28%) Ansible
3 31 (21.38%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (21.38%) vCenter Server
4 22 (15.17%) ZABBIX
5 21 (14.48%) Nagios
6 15 (10.34%) Terraform
7 12 (8.28%) Kubernetes
8 10 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (5.52%) XenMobile
10 6 (4.14%) NetBackup
11 5 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (3.45%) FortiGate
11 5 (3.45%) HAProxy
11 5 (3.45%) OpenNMS
12 4 (2.76%) Grafana
12 4 (2.76%) vMotion
12 4 (2.76%) vRealize
13 3 (2.07%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 61 (42.07%) VMware
2 54 (37.24%) Microsoft
3 50 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 44 (30.34%) NetApp
5 31 (21.38%) EMC
6 29 (20.00%) Oracle
7 27 (18.62%) IBM
8 21 (14.48%) SolarWinds
9 17 (11.72%) Cisco
10 16 (11.03%) HP
11 15 (10.34%) Citrix
11 15 (10.34%) Veeam
12 13 (8.97%) PagerDuty
13 9 (6.21%) Actifio
13 9 (6.21%) BT
13 9 (6.21%) CommVault
13 9 (6.21%) Dell
13 9 (6.21%) Intel
13 9 (6.21%) Juniper
14 8 (5.52%) Sybase