Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DFS Replication skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DFS Replication over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1095 1129 1200
Rank change year-on-year +34 +71 +36
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 46 77 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.043% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 67 32
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £107,500 £72,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -24.44% -

DFS Replication 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 24,766 23,210 23,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 12.90% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20,224 19,430 19,488
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% -

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DFS Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DFS Replication.

Salary trend for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DFS Replication over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DFS Replication within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +18 46 £52,500 -2.33% 14
London +31 34 £55,000 -12.00% 7
UK excluding London +62 12 £40,000 +17.65% 7
South East +21 6 £52,500 +20.69% 5
East of England - 4 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Midlands - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing DFS Replication 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 DFS Replication.

1 46 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 45 (97.83%) Windows
3 34 (73.91%) DNS
4 31 (67.39%) VMware
5 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
6 27 (58.70%) PowerShell
7 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
9 21 (45.65%) VLAN
9 21 (45.65%) Cisco
9 21 (45.65%) DHCP
9 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (39.13%) VPN
10 18 (39.13%) SAN
10 18 (39.13%) XenApp
11 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (36.96%) WAN
11 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (34.78%) Clustering
12 16 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
13 15 (32.61%) NetApp
14 14 (30.43%) ITIL
14 14 (30.43%) SQL
14 14 (30.43%) Office 365
14 14 (30.43%) SCOM
15 13 (28.26%) SolarWinds
15 13 (28.26%) NAS
15 13 (28.26%) WLAN

DFS Replication
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 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.87%) Apache
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.87%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Office 365
2 7 (15.22%) Mimecast
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) SaaS
4 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) DNS
2 21 (45.65%) DHCP
2 21 (45.65%) VLAN
3 18 (39.13%) SAN
3 18 (39.13%) VPN
4 17 (36.96%) WAN
5 13 (28.26%) NAS
5 13 (28.26%) WLAN
6 11 (23.91%) Firewall
7 9 (19.57%) LAN
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (15.22%) NetScaler
9 6 (13.04%) MPLS
10 5 (10.87%) iSCSI
10 5 (10.87%) Skype
11 4 (8.70%) Internet
11 4 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (8.70%) VoIP
12 3 (6.52%) Wireless
13 2 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Law
2 9 (19.57%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) PowerShell Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) SCCM Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Server Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server Specialist
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Specialist
3 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior IT Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Clustering
2 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.87%) EMC VNX
3 5 (10.87%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (2.17%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.57%) Linux
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) Unix
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (30.43%) ITIL
3 11 (23.91%) Problem Management
3 11 (23.91%) Storage Management
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (17.39%) High Availability
6 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.87%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
9 4 (8.70%) Remediation Plan
9 4 (8.70%) Runbook
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Operations
10 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) PowerShell
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) MCSE
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) VCP6
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.17%) CCA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) GDPR
2 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.87%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (10.87%) HIPAA
4 3 (6.52%) SLA
5 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (39.13%) XenApp
4 17 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (10.87%) vSphere
8 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (6.52%) VMware Server
10 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (2.17%) Xen
11 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) SCOM
2 12 (26.09%) SCCM
3 10 (21.74%) vCenter Server
4 9 (19.57%) WSUS
5 8 (17.39%) IBM BigFix
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (10.87%) Ansible
6 5 (10.87%) Nagios
6 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (10.87%) Puppet
7 4 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) VMware
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 21 (45.65%) Cisco
4 15 (32.61%) NetApp
5 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 13 (28.26%) SolarWinds
6 11 (23.91%) HP
6 11 (23.91%) IBM
7 10 (21.74%) Dell
8 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
9 8 (17.39%) EqualLogic
9 8 (17.39%) Ivanti
9 8 (17.39%) Veritas
10 7 (15.22%) EMC
10 7 (15.22%) Riverbed
11 5 (10.87%) Splunk
11 5 (10.87%) Symantec
12 4 (8.70%) iManage
12 4 (8.70%) Intapp
12 4 (8.70%) Remedy