Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 957 1021 995
Rank change year-on-year +64 -26 -133
Permanent jobs citing NFS 121 152 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.62% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 92 127 187
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £35,787 £24,357 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -2.17%

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 24,104 24,514 22,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.33% 14.72% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19,719 20,029 19,218
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +8.97% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +79 114 £60,000 +20.00% 19
UK excluding London +53 70 £52,500 +23.53% 16
London +88 49 £67,500 +22.73% 4
South East +19 20 £47,500 +11.76% 7
North of England +24 18 £52,500 +13.51% 3
North West +32 13 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South West 0 12 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +37 8 £39,764 - 4
Midlands +30 8 £39,764 - 4
East of England +68 7 £60,000 +29.73% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £82,500 +94.12% 1
Scotland -8 3 £25,000 +4.96%
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 78 (64.46%) Linux
2 65 (53.72%) VMware
3 58 (47.93%) Microsoft
4 53 (43.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (42.98%) ITIL
6 46 (38.02%) SAN
7 45 (37.19%) Windows
8 44 (36.36%) C
8 44 (36.36%) Ansible
9 42 (34.71%) DNS
9 42 (34.71%) Red Hat
10 41 (33.88%) iSCSI
11 39 (32.23%) NetApp
12 37 (30.58%) Unix
13 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
14 35 (28.93%) DHCP
14 35 (28.93%) Bash Shell
15 34 (28.10%) SLA
15 34 (28.10%) Python
16 32 (26.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (25.62%) Fibre Channel
17 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (25.62%) Docker
18 28 (23.14%) Puppet
18 28 (23.14%) Cisco
18 28 (23.14%) Finance
19 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
20 26 (21.49%) Big Data
20 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
20 26 (21.49%) 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 13 (10.74%) Apache
2 8 (6.61%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.96%) IIS
3 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.48%) JBoss
7 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) SAS
8 1 (0.83%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.83%) Azure
2 20 (16.53%) AWS
3 9 (7.44%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.79%) Office 365
5 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.31%) SaaS
6 3 (2.48%) IaaS
6 3 (2.48%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.83%) Datadog
8 1 (0.83%) GCP
8 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.83%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.02%) SAN
2 42 (34.71%) DNS
3 41 (33.88%) iSCSI
4 35 (28.93%) DHCP
5 31 (25.62%) Fibre Channel
6 21 (17.36%) TCP/IP
7 17 (14.05%) WAN
8 16 (13.22%) DMZ
8 16 (13.22%) NAS
9 15 (12.40%) FCoE
9 15 (12.40%) VSAN
10 14 (11.57%) LAN
10 14 (11.57%) SMTP
11 13 (10.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (9.92%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (9.09%) Internet
14 9 (7.44%) Firewall
14 9 (7.44%) FTP
14 9 (7.44%) MPLS
15 6 (4.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) Big Data
2 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.13%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.48%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) KDB
7 1 (0.83%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.65%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) CMake
General
1 28 (23.14%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Legal
3 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (23.97%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (22.31%) Consultant
3 24 (19.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 20 (16.53%) Unix Engineer
5 18 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) Server Engineer
9 9 (7.44%) Administrator
9 9 (7.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Principal Consultant
11 7 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 7 (5.79%) Linux Server Engineer
11 7 (5.79%) Unix Administrator
11 7 (5.79%) Unix Support
11 7 (5.79%) Unix Support Engineer
12 6 (4.96%) Linux Specialist
12 6 (4.96%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.01%) LDAP
2 17 (14.05%) Web Services
3 16 (13.22%) Kafka
4 12 (9.92%) Flash
5 5 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (4.13%) LAMP
6 2 (1.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.83%) .NET
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.83%) REST
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 17 (14.05%) Replication
4 16 (13.22%) Management Information System
5 12 (9.92%) FlexPod
5 12 (9.92%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.96%) Clustering
6 6 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.48%) PKI
9 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.65%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (64.46%) Linux
2 45 (37.19%) Windows
3 37 (30.58%) Unix
4 32 (26.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
6 23 (19.01%) Solaris
7 19 (15.70%) Data ONTAP
8 18 (14.88%) Ubuntu
9 10 (8.26%) CentOS
9 10 (8.26%) Fedora
10 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.31%) Debian
11 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.65%) VMS
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) ITIL
2 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (15.70%) DevOps
4 19 (15.70%) Migration
5 17 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.05%) Service Management
6 16 (13.22%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (13.22%) GitOps
6 16 (13.22%) Information Security
6 16 (13.22%) Patch Management
6 16 (13.22%) Project Delivery
6 16 (13.22%) Ticket Management
7 15 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (11.57%) Fintech
8 14 (11.57%) Project Management
9 12 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (9.92%) Presales
9 12 (9.92%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) C
2 35 (28.93%) Bash Shell
3 34 (28.10%) Python
4 19 (15.70%) Perl
5 13 (10.74%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.92%) Ruby
7 8 (6.61%) Java
8 7 (5.79%) Go
9 6 (4.96%) Korn
9 6 (4.96%) SQL
10 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.65%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.65%) C++
12 2 (1.65%) C-shell
13 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (20.66%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (19.01%) Degree
4 20 (16.53%) CCNA
4 20 (16.53%) RHCE
5 16 (13.22%) MCP
5 16 (13.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.26%) MCSE
6 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (4.96%) LPIC
9 5 (4.13%) CCNP
9 5 (4.13%) MCSA
9 5 (4.13%) NCDA
9 5 (4.13%) NCIE
10 4 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.31%) VCAP
11 2 (1.65%) GIAC
11 2 (1.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.10%) SLA
2 19 (15.70%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (43.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
3 31 (25.62%) Docker
4 26 (21.49%) vSphere
5 18 (14.88%) Samba
6 16 (13.22%) Firmware
6 16 (13.22%) XenDesktop
7 14 (11.57%) Hyper-V
7 14 (11.57%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (10.74%) VMware NSX
9 10 (8.26%) VirtualBox
9 10 (8.26%) Xen
10 8 (6.61%) XenApp
11 4 (3.31%) iptables
11 4 (3.31%) Postfix
11 4 (3.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.31%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.65%) Lustre
12 2 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (36.36%) Ansible
2 28 (23.14%) Puppet
3 23 (19.01%) Kubernetes
4 22 (18.18%) Nagios
5 12 (9.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (9.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (9.92%) vCenter Server
6 10 (8.26%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (8.26%) OpenNMS
6 10 (8.26%) ZABBIX
7 5 (4.13%) Grafana
7 5 (4.13%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.31%) Juju
8 4 (3.31%) Munin
8 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.31%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (3.31%) Simpana
9 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.48%) vRealize
9 3 (2.48%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 65 (53.72%) VMware
2 58 (47.93%) Microsoft
3 42 (34.71%) Red Hat
4 39 (32.23%) NetApp
5 28 (23.14%) Cisco
6 26 (21.49%) Oracle
7 19 (15.70%) HP
8 18 (14.88%) Citrix
8 18 (14.88%) ServiceNow
9 17 (14.05%) Veeam
10 16 (13.22%) Splunk
11 15 (12.40%) Dell
12 13 (10.74%) EMC
13 10 (8.26%) Cloudera
13 10 (8.26%) Hortonworks
13 10 (8.26%) SolarWinds
13 10 (8.26%) Veritas
14 8 (6.61%) F5
14 8 (6.61%) Meraki
15 7 (5.79%) 3PAR