The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network File System (NFS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 211 234 215
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19  
Permanent jobs citing NFS 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.13% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 1.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £46,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.10%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 458 643 544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.70% 10.47% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 377 505 460
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

NFS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for NFS in the West Midlands

NFS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Shropshire - 2 - -
NFS
England

NFS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NFS.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) NetApp
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) HPUX
3 5 (45.45%) Replication
3 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) EdgeSight
4 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
4 4 (36.36%) Security Patching
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management

NFS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) HPUX
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) Capacity Management
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Security Patching
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
6 2 (18.18%) E-business
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Korn
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) EdgeSight
2 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (9.09%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) NetApp
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) CommVault
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Netezza
5 2 (18.18%) Sun
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas