Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK

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 4 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 725 1050 1091
Rank change year-on-year +325 +41 -347
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 16 26 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.14% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 7
10th Percentile £29,600 £26,250 £34,650
25th Percentile £43,125 £44,375 £36,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% +14.46% -46.45%
75th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £45,625
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% +8.43% -7.78%

All System Software Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,918 18,819 22,644
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.75% 15.18% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7,089 12,537 15,927
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,715 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,557 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.89% +5.26% +5.56%

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DFS Replication.

Salary trend for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DFS Replication over the 6 months to 4 December 2023.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 5 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 4 December 2023. 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
Jobs
England +318 10 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Work from Home +254 10 £57,500 - 1
London +262 7 £72,500 +31.82% 1
UK excluding London +232 3 £27,000 -40.00% 6
East of England +121 3 £27,000 -1.82% 4

DFS Replication
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Azure
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (62.50%) AWS
4 4 (25.00%) Rubrik
5 3 (18.75%) Entra ID
5 3 (18.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) DHCP
1 13 (81.25%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (37.50%) Publishing
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (18.75%) Life Science
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (37.50%) Cloud Enablement
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Agile
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Technology Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Biotechnology
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Service
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
2 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Terraform
2 4 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Veeam
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds