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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 706 726 698
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28  
Permanent jobs citing NFS 146 226 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 1.76% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 114 181 226
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,650 £32,620
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23%  

NFS is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10313 12839 13478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.06% 12.28% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8611 10851 11153
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NFS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 136 £57,500 +15.00% 12
London +9 82 £62,500 +13.63% 4
South East +67 37 £45,000 - 4
Surrey +69 24 £65,000 +18.18%
City of London +33 16 £56,250 +2.27%
Berkshire +27 9 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Reading +28 8 £45,000 +3.44% 2
East Midlands - 6 £43,250 - 1
Epsom - 5 - -
Guildford - 4 £27,500 -
South West +33 3 £41,750 -27.39%
Kent +21 3 £70,000 +21.73%
Scotland +17 3 £29,750 - 1
Edinburgh +5 3 £35,000 - 1
Bristol +2 3 £41,750 -11.17%
North West -13 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Manchester -21 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £31,500 -
West Midlands +23 2 - - 1
East of England +6 2 - - 1
Telford - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £72,500 -
Chesterfield - 2 £31,500 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +26 1 £37,500 +15.72%
Bracknell +14 1 £40,000 +33.33%
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NFS.

1 248 (78.73%) Linux
2 158 (50.16%) VMware
3 135 (42.86%) SAN
4 128 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 125 (39.68%) iSCSI
6 123 (39.05%) Windows
7 120 (38.10%) NetApp
7 120 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
8 113 (35.87%) Solaris
9 106 (33.65%) DNS
10 100 (31.75%) Oracle
11 95 (30.16%) Finance
12 94 (29.84%) Cisco
12 94 (29.84%) Hyper-V
13 91 (28.89%) NAS
14 89 (28.25%) Perl
15 87 (27.62%) Bash Shell
16 86 (27.30%) Apache
16 86 (27.30%) EMC
17 83 (26.35%) Python
18 76 (24.13%) Puppet
19 74 (23.49%) FCoE
19 74 (23.49%) HTTP
19 74 (23.49%) TCP/IP
20 73 (23.17%) LDAP
21 72 (22.86%) DevOps
22 70 (22.22%) Red Hat
22 70 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 69 (21.90%) Tomcat
23 69 (21.90%) Ansible

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 86 (27.30%) Apache
2 69 (21.90%) Tomcat
3 56 (17.78%) IIS
4 51 (16.19%) Oracle Coherence
5 41 (13.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 41 (13.02%) WebSphere
6 31 (9.84%) DataSynapse
7 14 (4.44%) nginx
8 10 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (3.17%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.54%) JBoss
10 6 (1.90%) Confluence
10 6 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.90%) Liferay
10 6 (1.90%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.95%) CMS
12 3 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Houdini
3 1 (0.32%) Maya
3 1 (0.32%) NUKE
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (9.84%) RMDS
2 6 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.22%) Office 365
3 7 (2.22%) SaaS
4 5 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (42.86%) SAN
2 125 (39.68%) iSCSI
3 120 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
4 106 (33.65%) DNS
5 91 (28.89%) NAS
6 74 (23.49%) FCoE
6 74 (23.49%) HTTP
6 74 (23.49%) TCP/IP
7 73 (23.17%) LDAP
8 67 (21.27%) LAN
9 66 (20.95%) WAN
10 55 (17.46%) Firewall
11 51 (16.19%) Multicast
12 44 (13.97%) DHCP
13 27 (8.57%) FTP
14 26 (8.25%) SMTP
14 26 (8.25%) VPN
15 25 (7.94%) SSH
16 22 (6.98%) Kerberos
16 22 (6.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.65%) MySQL
2 41 (13.02%) Hadoop
2 41 (13.02%) HBase
3 39 (12.38%) SQL Server
4 23 (7.30%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.13%) DB2
7 12 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.17%) OLAP
8 10 (3.17%) OLTP
8 10 (3.17%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (2.54%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.59%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.59%) Redis
10 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.81%) JIRA
4 11 (3.49%) Subversion
5 6 (1.90%) Hudson
6 5 (1.59%) Redmine
7 4 (1.27%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.63%) GCC
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.32%) Maven
10 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 95 (30.16%) Finance
2 36 (11.43%) Banking
3 21 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.49%) Marketing
6 6 (1.90%) Back Office
6 6 (1.90%) Electronics
6 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.59%) Front Office
8 4 (1.27%) Games
9 3 (0.95%) Retail
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Military
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (24.13%) Administrator
2 58 (18.41%) Architect
3 54 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
4 52 (16.51%) Infrastructure Architect
5 50 (15.87%) Linux Administrator
6 45 (14.29%) Technical Architect
7 41 (13.02%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 41 (13.02%) Linux Engineer
7 41 (13.02%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 32 (10.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 31 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (9.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 29 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (8.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 20 (6.35%) Unix Engineer
14 19 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (5.71%) Storage Manager
16 17 (5.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 15 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
17 15 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.60%) Middleware
2 32 (10.16%) HTML
2 32 (10.16%) XML
3 31 (9.84%) Rendezvous
3 31 (9.84%) Ultra Messaging
3 31 (9.84%) XSLT
4 23 (7.30%) LAMP
5 14 (4.44%) YAML
6 10 (3.17%) Flash
7 8 (2.54%) LAPP Stack
7 8 (2.54%) Web Services
8 7 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (1.90%) JDBC
10 5 (1.59%) Memcached
10 5 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 4 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
12 3 (0.95%) CGI
12 3 (0.95%) POSIX
12 3 (0.95%) Sass
13 2 (0.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.89%) Replication
3 25 (7.94%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (7.30%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.35%) Public Cloud
6 19 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (4.76%) PKI
8 14 (4.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 13 (4.13%) Clustering
10 12 (3.81%) Virtual Team
11 8 (2.54%) Derivative
11 8 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (2.54%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (1.27%) FlexPod
14 4 (1.27%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 248 (78.73%) Linux
2 123 (39.05%) Windows
3 113 (35.87%) Solaris
4 70 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (21.27%) Unix
6 44 (13.97%) Ubuntu
7 39 (12.38%) Windows Server
8 36 (11.43%) CentOS
9 29 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (7.30%) AIX
11 20 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (5.08%) Debian
13 14 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (3.17%) VMS
14 10 (3.17%) Windows 2000
14 10 (3.17%) Windows NT
15 8 (2.54%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (1.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
17 5 (1.59%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.86%) DevOps
2 64 (20.32%) Performance Tuning
3 56 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (16.51%) Benchmarking
4 52 (16.51%) ITIL
5 50 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 41 (13.02%) Capacity Planning
7 24 (7.62%) Configuration Management
8 23 (7.30%) Migration
8 23 (7.30%) Performance Management
9 22 (6.98%) Open Source
10 21 (6.67%) High Availability
11 19 (6.03%) Load Balancing
12 18 (5.71%) Incident Management
13 17 (5.40%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.40%) Project Management
13 17 (5.40%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.08%) Storage Virtualisation
15 15 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (4.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (28.25%) Perl
2 87 (27.62%) Bash Shell
3 83 (26.35%) Python
4 65 (20.63%) SQL
5 63 (20.00%) Java
6 38 (12.06%) Shell Script
7 37 (11.75%) Ruby
8 35 (11.11%) PHP
9 32 (10.16%) JavaScript
10 28 (8.89%) PowerShell
11 27 (8.57%) C
12 15 (4.76%) C++
13 13 (4.13%) Korn
14 10 (3.17%) Go
15 8 (2.54%) VB
16 6 (1.90%) AWK
16 6 (1.90%) sed
17 5 (1.59%) PL/SQL
18 4 (1.27%) Groovy
18 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.89%) Degree
2 18 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.49%) MCSE
5 10 (3.17%) CCNA
5 10 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (2.54%) RHCE
6 8 (2.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.22%) CCNP
7 7 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.59%) CISSP
8 5 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (1.59%) GIAC
8 5 (1.59%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (1.59%) SANS
8 5 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (1.59%) SSCP
9 4 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.32%) EMIR
2 1 (0.32%) GCP
2 1 (0.32%) MiFID
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 128 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (29.84%) Hyper-V
3 68 (21.59%) KVM
4 56 (17.78%) Xen
5 52 (16.51%) Oracle RAC
6 51 (16.19%) SRDF
7 50 (15.87%) Active Directory
8 46 (14.60%) Samba
9 21 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (6.67%) VMware ESX
10 20 (6.35%) Docker
10 20 (6.35%) vSphere
11 19 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (5.40%) Squid
13 15 (4.76%) iptables
14 14 (4.44%) vCloud
15 12 (3.81%) XenDesktop
16 11 (3.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 10 (3.17%) Postfix
18 9 (2.86%) LXC
Systems Management
1 76 (24.13%) Puppet
2 69 (21.90%) Ansible
3 46 (14.60%) Nagios
4 37 (11.75%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (8.57%) NetBackup
6 12 (3.81%) HAProxy
6 12 (3.81%) vMotion
6 12 (3.81%) WMI
7 8 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.54%) Oracle ZFS
7 8 (2.54%) Salt
8 6 (1.90%) Nmap
9 5 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (1.59%) SCOM
10 4 (1.27%) Grafana
10 4 (1.27%) logstash
10 4 (1.27%) Pacemaker
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 158 (50.16%) VMware
2 120 (38.10%) NetApp
3 100 (31.75%) Oracle
4 94 (29.84%) Cisco
5 86 (27.30%) EMC
6 70 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 62 (19.68%) HP
8 52 (16.51%) IBM
8 52 (16.51%) Intel
8 52 (16.51%) Sybase
9 45 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 31 (9.84%) TIBCO
11 22 (6.98%) Brocade
11 22 (6.98%) Veritas
12 20 (6.35%) Citrix
12 20 (6.35%) SolarWinds
13 12 (3.81%) SAP
14 11 (3.49%) Veeam
15 10 (3.17%) 3PAR
16 9 (2.86%) Splunk
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago