Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 882 934 1008
Rank change year-on-year +52 +74 -148
Permanent jobs citing NFS 123 176 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.74% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 90 119 173
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £31,925 £35,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,125 £80,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%

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 20,887 23,681 23,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.99% 15.68% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17,038 19,376 19,538
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 11 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 28 February 2020. 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 +40 100 £55,000 - 32
UK excluding London +83 86 £50,000 +17.65% 25
South East +54 35 £57,500 +35.29% 10
London +43 35 £56,250 -10.00% 9
Northern Ireland - 22 £32,000 -
West Midlands +47 10 £36,250 -14.71% 3
Midlands +38 10 £36,250 -5.84% 3
North of England +68 9 £55,000 +29.41% 3
North West +44 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South West +50 5 £55,000 +15.79% 7
East of England +40 5 £55,000 -8.33%

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 98 (79.67%) Linux
2 79 (64.23%) DNS
3 69 (56.10%) Python
4 64 (52.03%) Microsoft
4 64 (52.03%) Bash Shell
5 62 (50.41%) DHCP
6 60 (48.78%) Windows
7 57 (46.34%) Puppet
8 55 (44.72%) VMware
9 50 (40.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (39.84%) Unix
11 48 (39.02%) Solaris
12 47 (38.21%) Active Directory
12 47 (38.21%) Ansible
13 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (35.77%) Ubuntu
15 43 (34.96%) Configuration Management
16 42 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (31.71%) SMTP
17 39 (31.71%) LDAP
18 37 (30.08%) ITIL
18 37 (30.08%) Docker
19 36 (29.27%) Oracle
20 35 (28.46%) C
20 35 (28.46%) Perl
20 35 (28.46%) SAN
21 34 (27.64%) Firewall
22 33 (26.83%) Big Data
22 33 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 32 (26.02%) TCP/IP

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 24 (19.51%) Apache
2 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.32%) IIS
4 9 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.50%) GlassFish
6 6 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.25%) JBoss
8 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.63%) JCAPS
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.81%) Confluence
11 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.63%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (1.63%) Avid Media Composer
2 2 (1.63%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) InDesign
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.70%) Azure
2 17 (13.82%) Office 365
3 15 (12.20%) AWS
4 8 (6.50%) SaaS
5 7 (5.69%) IaaS
6 4 (3.25%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.44%) GCP
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.81%) Datadog
8 1 (0.81%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 79 (64.23%) DNS
2 62 (50.41%) DHCP
3 39 (31.71%) SMTP
4 35 (28.46%) SAN
5 34 (27.64%) Firewall
6 32 (26.02%) TCP/IP
7 30 (24.39%) SSH
8 28 (22.76%) WAN
9 26 (21.14%) NAS
10 24 (19.51%) LAN
11 23 (18.70%) iSCSI
12 18 (14.63%) DMZ
13 16 (13.01%) VPN
14 12 (9.76%) VLAN
15 10 (8.13%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (6.50%) VoIP
17 6 (4.88%) Internet
17 6 (4.88%) SNMP
17 6 (4.88%) SSL
18 5 (4.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) Big Data
2 20 (16.26%) MySQL
3 9 (7.32%) MariaDB
4 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) KDB
8 1 (0.81%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.13%) JIRA
4 6 (4.88%) Bugzilla
4 6 (4.88%) CruiseControl
4 6 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (1.63%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (20.33%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Legal
3 5 (4.07%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 42 (34.15%) Unix Engineer
2 25 (20.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (19.51%) Junior
4 22 (17.89%) Junior Unix Engineer
5 21 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
9 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Administrator
11 7 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (4.88%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.71%) LDAP
2 18 (14.63%) Kafka
3 17 (13.82%) LAMP
4 6 (4.88%) Spring
5 5 (4.07%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.44%) .NET
6 3 (2.44%) .NET Core
6 3 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.63%) FFmpeg
7 2 (1.63%) Keycloak
7 2 (1.63%) Middleware
7 2 (1.63%) OAuth
7 2 (1.63%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.63%) Web Services
8 1 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.81%) REST
8 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.63%) Management Information System
4 16 (13.01%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (5.69%) Driving Licence
6 7 (5.69%) Wiki
7 5 (4.07%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.63%) Social Media
9 2 (1.63%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.81%) BYOD
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Social Network
10 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (79.67%) Linux
2 60 (48.78%) Windows
3 49 (39.84%) Unix
4 48 (39.02%) Solaris
5 44 (35.77%) Ubuntu
6 30 (24.39%) CentOS
7 28 (22.76%) Windows Server
8 26 (21.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (12.20%) Fedora
10 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (5.69%) Debian
12 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
15 2 (1.63%) CoreOS
15 2 (1.63%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (1.63%) FreeBSD
15 2 (1.63%) Gentoo
15 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.96%) Configuration Management
3 37 (30.08%) ITIL
4 33 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 25 (20.33%) Capacity Planning
6 24 (19.51%) High Availability
7 23 (18.70%) Patch Management
7 23 (18.70%) Test Automation
7 23 (18.70%) Ticket Management
8 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (15.45%) Information Security
10 18 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (14.63%) GitOps
11 16 (13.01%) DevOps
11 16 (13.01%) Task Automation
12 15 (12.20%) Acceptance Criteria
12 15 (12.20%) Service Management
12 15 (12.20%) V-Model
12 15 (12.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.10%) Python
2 64 (52.03%) Bash Shell
3 35 (28.46%) C
3 35 (28.46%) Perl
4 28 (22.76%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.32%) Ruby
6 8 (6.50%) Java
6 8 (6.50%) SQL
7 4 (3.25%) Go
8 2 (1.63%) C++
8 2 (1.63%) C-shell
8 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.81%) Groovy
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.81%) SystemTap
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (20.33%) Degree
3 24 (19.51%) MCSE
4 20 (16.26%) CCNA
4 20 (16.26%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (15.45%) RHCE
6 18 (14.63%) MCP
7 15 (12.20%) CISSP
7 15 (12.20%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (12.20%) DV Cleared
7 15 (12.20%) GIAC
7 15 (12.20%) Linux+ Certification
7 15 (12.20%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (12.20%) SANS
7 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 15 (12.20%) SSCP
8 10 (8.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.25%) CCA
10 4 (3.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.07%) SLA
2 7 (5.69%) BS25999
2 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (40.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (38.21%) Active Directory
3 37 (30.08%) Docker
4 29 (23.58%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (21.14%) vSphere
6 25 (20.33%) Samba
7 21 (17.07%) Firmware
7 21 (17.07%) Xen
8 18 (14.63%) Hyper-V
8 18 (14.63%) XenApp
9 17 (13.82%) XenDesktop
10 15 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (12.20%) VirtualBox
11 9 (7.32%) BitLocker
12 7 (5.69%) KVM
13 6 (4.88%) iptables
13 6 (4.88%) QEMU
14 4 (3.25%) VMware NSX
15 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
16 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (46.34%) Puppet
2 47 (38.21%) Ansible
3 26 (21.14%) Nagios
4 25 (20.33%) Kubernetes
5 19 (15.45%) vCenter Server
6 16 (13.01%) ZABBIX
7 15 (12.20%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (12.20%) OpenNMS
8 10 (8.13%) HAProxy
9 9 (7.32%) Backup Exec
9 9 (7.32%) Cacti
9 9 (7.32%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (4.88%) SELinux
10 6 (4.88%) Terraform
11 4 (3.25%) Kibana
12 3 (2.44%) Icinga
12 3 (2.44%) logstash
12 3 (2.44%) SCCM
12 3 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 64 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 55 (44.72%) VMware
3 36 (29.27%) Oracle
4 27 (21.95%) Dell
5 25 (20.33%) Red Hat
6 21 (17.07%) EMC
6 21 (17.07%) NetApp
7 20 (16.26%) Citrix
8 18 (14.63%) ServiceNow
8 18 (14.63%) Splunk
9 15 (12.20%) Cloudera
9 15 (12.20%) Hortonworks
9 15 (12.20%) SolarWinds
10 14 (11.38%) Cisco
11 9 (7.32%) Sophos
11 9 (7.32%) Veeam
12 5 (4.07%) CommVault
12 5 (4.07%) HP
12 5 (4.07%) Meraki
13 4 (3.25%) ProCurve