Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 983 1073 1107
Rank change year-on-year +90 +34 +70
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 23 64 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.042% 0.054%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 81
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £48,750 £27,200 £35,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +35.71% -22.22%

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 20,932 23,758 23,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.00% 15.70% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17,094 19,443 19,422
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% 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
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 26 February 2020. 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 +93 23 £52,500 +10.53% 9
UK excluding London +79 17 £52,500 +10.53% 7
South East +47 14 £52,500 +10.53%
London +50 6 £50,500 +6.32% 2
North West - 2 - - 4
North of England - 2 - - 4
East of England +62 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
4 19 (82.61%) Office 365
4 19 (82.61%) Azure
5 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
5 18 (78.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (73.91%) AWS
7 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (65.22%) DevOps
8 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (65.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (60.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (60.87%) TeamCity
9 14 (60.87%) SCCM
9 14 (60.87%) JSON
9 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
9 14 (60.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
10 12 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
12 5 (21.74%) ITIL
12 5 (21.74%) DHCP
12 5 (21.74%) DNS
12 5 (21.74%) VMware
12 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
13 4 (17.39%) vSphere
13 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 4 (17.39%) IIS

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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Azure
1 19 (82.61%) Office 365
2 17 (73.91%) AWS
3 15 (65.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) BGP
3 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.70%) OSPF
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (60.87%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (60.87%) TeamCity
1 14 (60.87%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) DevOps
3 12 (52.17%) Problem Management
3 12 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Fintech
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Email Filtering
7 1 (4.35%) High Availability
7 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCITP
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) vCenter Server
3 2 (8.70%) PowerCLI
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.70%) vMotion
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.35%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) BroadSoft
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Cyberoam
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Draytek
5 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Varonis