Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 891 833
Rank change year-on-year -133 -58 +5
Permanent jobs citing NFS 151 277 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 1.30% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 104 217 409
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £93,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -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 24,275 21,249 24,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 12.45% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,669 17,825 21,090
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

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 2018.

Salary histogram for NFS in the UK

NFS
Top 14 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 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 -124 143 £45,000 -21.74% 24
UK excluding London -9 89 £42,500 -5.56% 16
London -114 61 £55,000 -12.00% 13
South East -26 34 £47,500 +5.56% 3
South West -8 20 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East of England +16 14 £42,500 +36.00% 1
North of England +14 9 £40,000 +8.11% 1
Scotland -39 8 £23,000 -36.55% 4
North West 0 6 £41,250 +13.01% 1
Midlands +12 4 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Yorkshire +28 2 - -
West Midlands -1 2 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands -6 2 £42,500 -1.73%
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 95 (62.91%) Linux
2 75 (49.67%) DNS
3 68 (45.03%) SAN
3 68 (45.03%) VMware
4 67 (44.37%) Windows
5 54 (35.76%) Oracle
5 54 (35.76%) Firewall
6 53 (35.10%) Microsoft
7 48 (31.79%) Active Directory
7 48 (31.79%) Red Hat
7 48 (31.79%) iSCSI
8 47 (31.13%) DHCP
9 46 (30.46%) NetApp
10 45 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (29.80%) Bash Shell
10 45 (29.80%) Puppet
11 43 (28.48%) Samba
12 41 (27.15%) IBM
13 40 (26.49%) Python
14 39 (25.83%) TCP/IP
14 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
15 38 (25.17%) Unix
16 37 (24.50%) Ansible
17 36 (23.84%) Disaster Recovery
18 35 (23.18%) LDAP
18 35 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 35 (23.18%) VMware ESXi
19 33 (21.85%) NAS
20 32 (21.19%) Hyper-V
21 30 (19.87%) VMware NSX

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 18 (11.92%) Oracle Service Bus
2 17 (11.26%) Apache
3 9 (5.96%) IIS
4 8 (5.30%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.30%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.65%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.32%) JBoss
7 2 (1.32%) nginx
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 7 (4.64%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (13.25%) Bluemix
3 20 (13.25%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (5.30%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.30%) SaaS
5 5 (3.31%) IaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Akamai
6 2 (1.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.66%) G Suite
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
7 1 (0.66%) Office 365
7 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 75 (49.67%) DNS
2 68 (45.03%) SAN
3 54 (35.76%) Firewall
4 48 (31.79%) iSCSI
5 47 (31.13%) DHCP
6 39 (25.83%) TCP/IP
7 33 (21.85%) NAS
8 24 (15.89%) WAN
9 22 (14.57%) LAN
10 21 (13.91%) SNMP
11 20 (13.25%) SSH
12 19 (12.58%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (12.58%) VPN
13 16 (10.60%) FCoE
13 16 (10.60%) NetScaler
14 13 (8.61%) HTTP
14 13 (8.61%) Internet
15 12 (7.95%) SMTP
16 11 (7.28%) FTP
16 11 (7.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.25%) Big Data
3 13 (8.61%) MySQL
3 13 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.30%) PowerCenter
5 4 (2.65%) Informix
6 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.66%) Redis
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.61%) JIRA
3 10 (6.62%) Redmine
4 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.97%) Subversion
6 5 (3.31%) Automake
6 5 (3.31%) GCC
6 5 (3.31%) GDB
7 2 (1.32%) Emacs
7 2 (1.32%) Rational Team Concert
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.32%) Toad
8 1 (0.66%) AutoIt
8 1 (0.66%) GoCD
8 1 (0.66%) Hudson
8 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (7.95%) Games
2 6 (3.97%) Finance
3 4 (2.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (27.15%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (15.23%) Architect
3 22 (14.57%) Administrator
4 21 (13.91%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (13.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 20 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (11.92%) Data Centre Architect
6 18 (11.92%) Virtualisation Architect
7 17 (11.26%) Consultant
7 17 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (11.26%) Storage Engineer
8 16 (10.60%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (9.27%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (8.61%) AWS DevOps
10 13 (8.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 13 (8.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (7.95%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (7.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 11 (7.28%) AWS Engineer
12 11 (7.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.18%) LDAP
2 29 (19.21%) Middleware
3 15 (9.93%) Web Services
4 8 (5.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (3.31%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (2.65%) Flash
8 3 (1.99%) .NET
8 3 (1.99%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.99%) POSIX
9 2 (1.32%) HTML
9 2 (1.32%) Java EE
9 2 (1.32%) JSON
9 2 (1.32%) Kafka
9 2 (1.32%) Node.js
9 2 (1.32%) REST
9 2 (1.32%) XML
10 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.66%) JDBC
10 1 (0.66%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.21%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.89%) Public Cloud
3 18 (11.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 18 (11.92%) Mainframe
4 15 (9.93%) Replication
5 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
6 10 (6.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (6.62%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (5.30%) Clustering
7 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (5.30%) Hedge funds
8 7 (4.64%) Derivative
9 3 (1.99%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.32%) Celerra
10 2 (1.32%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.32%) CMDB
10 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.32%) IBM XIV
10 2 (1.32%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 95 (62.91%) Linux
2 67 (44.37%) Windows
3 38 (25.17%) Unix
4 25 (16.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (14.57%) Solaris
6 21 (13.91%) CentOS
7 15 (9.93%) HPUX
8 12 (7.95%) AIX
8 12 (7.95%) Windows 10
9 11 (7.28%) Data ONTAP
9 11 (7.28%) Ubuntu
10 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (5.30%) Debian
11 8 (5.30%) Windows Server
12 7 (4.64%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (3.31%) FreeBSD
14 3 (1.99%) FreeNAS
14 3 (1.99%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (17.22%) Analytics
3 23 (15.23%) DevOps
4 22 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.25%) Big Data Analytics
5 20 (13.25%) Converged Infrastructure
5 20 (13.25%) Data Analytics
6 18 (11.92%) Strategic Thinking
6 18 (11.92%) Test Automation
7 17 (11.26%) Coaching
7 17 (11.26%) ITIL
8 14 (9.27%) High Availability
9 11 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (7.28%) Low Latency
10 10 (6.62%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.62%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.62%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.62%) User Stories
11 9 (5.96%) Business Continuity
11 9 (5.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.80%) Bash Shell
2 40 (26.49%) Python
3 26 (17.22%) Perl
4 21 (13.91%) SQL
5 19 (12.58%) Shell Script
6 12 (7.95%) C
6 12 (7.95%) Ruby
7 10 (6.62%) Korn
8 9 (5.96%) Java
9 6 (3.97%) AWK
9 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.31%) C++
11 3 (1.99%) C#
11 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.99%) PHP
12 2 (1.32%) Jython
12 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.66%) sed
13 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) DV Cleared
1 17 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (9.93%) Degree
3 12 (7.95%) MCSE
3 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.28%) CCNA
5 10 (6.62%) CISSP
5 10 (6.62%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (6.62%) GIAC
5 10 (6.62%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (6.62%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (6.62%) SANS
5 10 (6.62%) SSCP
6 9 (5.96%) RHCE
7 7 (4.64%) RHCSA
7 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.65%) CCNP
10 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (31.79%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (28.48%) Samba
4 35 (23.18%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (21.19%) Hyper-V
6 30 (19.87%) VMware NSX
7 16 (10.60%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (7.95%) XenApp
9 11 (7.28%) XenDesktop
10 8 (5.30%) Docker
10 8 (5.30%) iptables
11 6 (3.97%) KVM
12 5 (3.31%) pfSense
13 4 (2.65%) Gluster
14 3 (1.99%) vSphere
15 2 (1.32%) Firmware
15 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (1.32%) Snort
15 2 (1.32%) Xen
16 1 (0.66%) NDS
Systems Management
1 45 (29.80%) Puppet
2 37 (24.50%) Ansible
3 29 (19.21%) vCenter Server
4 22 (14.57%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (12.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 14 (9.27%) Nagios
7 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (6.62%) NetBackup
7 10 (6.62%) XenMobile
8 8 (5.30%) Terraform
9 6 (3.97%) ZABBIX
10 5 (3.31%) FortiGate
10 5 (3.31%) systemd
11 3 (1.99%) SCCM
12 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (1.32%) Graphite
12 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.32%) Icinga
12 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
12 2 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (45.03%) VMware
2 54 (35.76%) Oracle
3 53 (35.10%) Microsoft
4 48 (31.79%) Red Hat
5 46 (30.46%) NetApp
6 41 (27.15%) IBM
7 27 (17.88%) HP
8 26 (17.22%) EMC
9 24 (15.89%) Cisco
9 24 (15.89%) Veeam
10 19 (12.58%) Citrix
10 19 (12.58%) CommVault
11 18 (11.92%) Intel
12 10 (6.62%) Juniper
12 10 (6.62%) SAP
12 10 (6.62%) SolarWinds
13 9 (5.96%) F5
13 9 (5.96%) Remedy
14 8 (5.30%) Brocade
14 8 (5.30%) Sybase