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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network File System (NFS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 844 604 302
Rank change year-on-year -240 -302 +52
Permanent jobs citing NFS 34 14 5
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.043% 0.037% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 5
10th Percentile £37,200 £36,250 £34,163
25th Percentile £45,750 £37,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £86,250 -
UK median annual salary £56,250 £52,553 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.03% -4.45% -8.33%

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 WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,483 7,332 1,703
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.53% 19.51% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,983 5,910 1,481
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - -4.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,263 £93,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

NFS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing NFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

NFS trend for jobs with a WFH option

NFS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing NFS.

NFS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

NFS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing NFS over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

NFS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, NFS job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for NFS.

1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) Ansible
4 14 (41.18%) CI/CD
4 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 13 (38.24%) DNS
5 13 (38.24%) Docker
6 12 (35.29%) Deep Learning
6 12 (35.29%) Machine Learning
6 12 (35.29%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (35.29%) PyTorch
6 12 (35.29%) PhD
6 12 (35.29%) ITIL
6 12 (35.29%) Speech Recognition
6 12 (35.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (35.29%) Neural Network
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 11 (32.35%) Bash
8 9 (26.47%) Azure
8 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
8 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (26.47%) Python
9 8 (23.53%) Unix
9 8 (23.53%) SAN
9 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 8 (23.53%) iSCSI
9 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
10 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (20.59%) Active Directory

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 12 (35.29%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.82%) SAS
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.88%) AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) GitHub
3 2 (5.88%) GitHub Actions
4 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.94%) Rubrik
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) iSCSI
2 8 (23.53%) SAN
3 7 (20.59%) SMTP
4 6 (17.65%) FTP
5 5 (14.71%) Firewall
5 5 (14.71%) SNMP
5 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) NAS
6 4 (11.76%) SSH
7 3 (8.82%) DHCP
7 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
7 3 (8.82%) Internet
7 3 (8.82%) IPsec
7 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.88%) HTTP
8 2 (5.88%) SSL
8 2 (5.88%) Telnet
8 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (5.88%) Data Technician
3 2 (5.88%) Presales Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Site Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Unix Support
3 2 (5.88%) Unix Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Veritas Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (2.94%) Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) PyTorch
2 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.88%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) Flash
3 1 (2.94%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) POSIX
3 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.88%) CMDB
2 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.94%) NVMe
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) Unix
5 5 (14.71%) Solaris
6 2 (5.88%) SUSE
7 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) CI/CD
1 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 12 (35.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 12 (35.29%) Deep Learning
2 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Machine Learning
2 12 (35.29%) Neural Network
2 12 (35.29%) Speech Recognition
3 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.65%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Capacity Management
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) Server Management
6 4 (11.76%) Storage Management
7 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.82%) ITSM
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Bash
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) AWK
7 2 (5.88%) Go
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) sed
7 2 (5.88%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) PhD
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Docker
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) iptables
4 2 (5.88%) Ceph
4 2 (5.88%) Firmware
4 2 (5.88%) GPFS
4 2 (5.88%) Samba
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas File System
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) Postfix
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Ansible
2 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.82%) Nagios
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (8.82%) Terraform
4 2 (5.88%) Argo
4 2 (5.88%) Grafana
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.94%) Dell DRAC
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (2.94%) Packer
5 1 (2.94%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) Simpana
5 1 (2.94%) systemd
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) ServiceNow
5 5 (14.71%) NetApp
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 3 (8.82%) Veritas
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) Commvault
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) New Relic
7 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.88%) Splunk
7 2 (5.88%) Sun
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam