Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 968 902
Rank change year-on-year +10 -66 +15
Permanent jobs citing NFS 187 235 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 1.01% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 146 214 267
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,911 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £90,625 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%

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 24,703 23,351 23,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 12.92% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20,165 19,538 19,768
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 22 November 2018.

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 November 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 +22 153 £52,500 +3.96% 13
UK excluding London +50 103 £42,500 - 13
London -5 73 £60,000 +4.35% 5
South East +28 37 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Scotland +23 26 £25,009 -44.42% 2
South West -12 16 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +32 9 £38,500 -18.95% 2
East of England +29 8 £72,000 +69.41%
North of England +34 7 £47,500 +46.15% 1
North West +31 6 £50,000 +66.67% 1
West Midlands +54 5 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East Midlands - 4 £38,500 -
Yorkshire +32 1 £42,500 +21.43%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 156 (83.42%) Linux
2 103 (55.08%) Windows
3 90 (48.13%) VMware
4 72 (38.50%) DNS
5 71 (37.97%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (37.97%) Puppet
6 63 (33.69%) iSCSI
7 62 (33.16%) Ansible
8 61 (32.62%) Samba
9 59 (31.55%) Bash Shell
10 57 (30.48%) NetApp
11 56 (29.95%) Firewall
12 55 (29.41%) TCP/IP
13 54 (28.88%) Python
13 54 (28.88%) Red Hat
14 53 (28.34%) Microsoft
15 49 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (26.20%) VMware ESXi
16 48 (25.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 47 (25.13%) vCenter Server
17 47 (25.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 46 (24.60%) SAN
19 45 (24.06%) Opscode Chef
20 43 (22.99%) EMC
21 42 (22.46%) Finance
22 41 (21.93%) Nagios
22 41 (21.93%) Apache
22 41 (21.93%) LDAP
23 39 (20.86%) ITIL
23 39 (20.86%) Unix

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 41 (21.93%) Apache
2 20 (10.70%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.02%) IIS
4 14 (7.49%) OpenStack
5 12 (6.42%) JBoss
5 12 (6.42%) nginx
6 7 (3.74%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.14%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (1.07%) Avid Media Composer
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 71 (37.97%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.70%) SaaS
4 8 (4.28%) Datadog
5 7 (3.74%) IaaS
5 7 (3.74%) Office 365
6 5 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.67%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (38.50%) DNS
2 63 (33.69%) iSCSI
3 56 (29.95%) Firewall
4 55 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 46 (24.60%) SAN
6 34 (18.18%) SSH
7 32 (17.11%) FCoE
7 32 (17.11%) Fibre Channel
8 26 (13.90%) VPN
9 20 (10.70%) SNMP
10 18 (9.63%) BGP
11 17 (9.09%) OSPF
12 16 (8.56%) HTTP
12 16 (8.56%) NAS
13 15 (8.02%) OpenVPN
13 15 (8.02%) OPNsense
14 14 (7.49%) DHCP
15 13 (6.95%) FTP
15 13 (6.95%) LAN
15 13 (6.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.81%) Big Data
3 9 (4.81%) Redis
4 7 (3.74%) MySQL
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) HBase
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.53%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 24 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.23%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.09%) JIRA
4 16 (8.56%) Redmine
5 4 (2.14%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.07%) Emacs
7 2 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 22 (11.76%) Games
3 5 (2.67%) Banking
3 5 (2.67%) Billing
4 3 (1.60%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (23.53%) Administrator
2 41 (21.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (21.93%) Systems Administrator
3 37 (19.79%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (18.72%) Linux Administrator
5 34 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 23 (12.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 22 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
8 20 (10.70%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) AWS DevOps
11 12 (6.42%) Applications Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) DevOps Administrator
11 12 (6.42%) Linux DevOps Administrator
12 11 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 11 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 10 (5.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (5.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.93%) LDAP
2 14 (7.49%) Web Services
3 12 (6.42%) Middleware
4 11 (5.88%) LAMP
4 11 (5.88%) XML
5 8 (4.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (3.74%) SAP PI
6 7 (3.74%) SAP XI
6 7 (3.74%) SOAP
7 5 (2.67%) XSLT
8 4 (2.14%) JSP
8 4 (2.14%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (2.14%) Servlets
8 4 (2.14%) WSDL
8 4 (2.14%) XSD
9 3 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.07%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.81%) Replication
7 7 (3.74%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.21%) Clustering
9 5 (2.67%) Derivative
9 5 (2.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.14%) Virtual Team
10 4 (2.14%) W3C
11 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.07%) Video Editing
13 1 (0.53%) Celerra
13 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.53%) PKI
13 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 156 (83.42%) Linux
2 103 (55.08%) Windows
3 47 (25.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (20.86%) Unix
5 31 (16.58%) Ubuntu
6 28 (14.97%) Windows Server
7 23 (12.30%) CentOS
8 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (9.09%) Debian
10 15 (8.02%) FreeBSD
11 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (6.95%) Solaris
13 8 (4.28%) Fedora
13 8 (4.28%) VMS
13 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (3.74%) FreeNAS
15 5 (2.67%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (2.67%) Windows 2000
15 5 (2.67%) Windows NT
16 2 (1.07%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (20.86%) ITIL
3 37 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.79%) DevOps
4 29 (15.51%) Systems Engineering
5 27 (14.44%) Performance Tuning
6 26 (13.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 25 (13.37%) High Availability
7 25 (13.37%) Open Source
8 24 (12.83%) Service Management
8 24 (12.83%) User Stories
9 22 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 21 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (10.70%) Business Continuity
12 17 (9.09%) Change Control
13 16 (8.56%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.56%) Mentoring
14 15 (8.02%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (7.49%) Coaching
15 14 (7.49%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.55%) Bash Shell
2 54 (28.88%) Python
3 27 (14.44%) C
4 22 (11.76%) Perl
5 21 (11.23%) Korn
6 18 (9.63%) PowerShell
6 18 (9.63%) Ruby
7 17 (9.09%) SQL
8 12 (6.42%) Java
9 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.74%) ABAP
10 7 (3.74%) Bourne shell
10 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.67%) VB
12 3 (1.60%) Groovy
12 3 (1.60%) sed
13 2 (1.07%) C++
13 2 (1.07%) Go
13 2 (1.07%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (15.51%) CCNA
1 29 (15.51%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (14.97%) MCSE
2 28 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (14.44%) Security Cleared
4 25 (13.37%) CISSP
5 24 (12.83%) CompTIA Security+
5 24 (12.83%) DV Cleared
5 24 (12.83%) GIAC
5 24 (12.83%) Linux+ Certification
5 24 (12.83%) Network+ Certification
5 24 (12.83%) SANS
5 24 (12.83%) SSCP
6 15 (8.02%) Degree
7 14 (7.49%) RHCE
8 11 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (3.21%) RHCA
10 6 (3.21%) VCP6
11 5 (2.67%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) SLA
2 10 (5.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 61 (32.62%) Samba
2 49 (26.20%) VMware ESXi
2 49 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (14.97%) KVM
4 27 (14.44%) Active Directory
5 26 (13.90%) vSphere
6 22 (11.76%) VMware NSX
7 21 (11.23%) Docker
8 19 (10.16%) Hyper-V
9 15 (8.02%) pfSense
9 15 (8.02%) Xen
10 14 (7.49%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (5.88%) iptables
12 8 (4.28%) VirtualBox
13 7 (3.74%) Firmware
13 7 (3.74%) SRDF
13 7 (3.74%) vCloud
14 5 (2.67%) VMFS
15 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
16 2 (1.07%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 71 (37.97%) Puppet
2 62 (33.16%) Ansible
3 47 (25.13%) vCenter Server
4 45 (24.06%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (21.93%) Nagios
6 32 (17.11%) ZABBIX
7 24 (12.83%) Kubernetes
8 19 (10.16%) Terraform
9 12 (6.42%) vMotion
9 12 (6.42%) vRealize
10 11 (5.88%) Grafana
10 11 (5.88%) NetBackup
11 9 (4.81%) HAProxy
12 8 (4.28%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (4.28%) OpenNMS
13 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Satellite
14 5 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (2.67%) WMI
15 3 (1.60%) SCCM
15 3 (1.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (48.13%) VMware
2 57 (30.48%) NetApp
3 54 (28.88%) Red Hat
4 53 (28.34%) Microsoft
5 43 (22.99%) EMC
6 39 (20.86%) SolarWinds
7 33 (17.65%) Cisco
8 26 (13.90%) HP
9 19 (10.16%) Dell
10 17 (9.09%) Oracle
11 15 (8.02%) PagerDuty
11 15 (8.02%) Veeam
12 10 (5.35%) Brocade
12 10 (5.35%) BT
12 10 (5.35%) WatchGuard
13 8 (4.28%) Cloudera
13 8 (4.28%) Hortonworks
13 8 (4.28%) IBM
14 7 (3.74%) Intel
14 7 (3.74%) SAP