Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1048 1120 1180
Rank change year-on-year +72 +60 +27
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 61 76 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.044% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 69 19
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,625 £35,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £107,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,750 £34,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +47.10% -16.36% -10.81%

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 23,433 22,659 21,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.51% 13.06% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19,058 18,890 17,997
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +59 61 £52,500 - 11
London +28 42 £55,000 +4.76% 6
UK excluding London +57 19 £50,750 +47.10% 5
South East +40 14 £52,500 +20.69% 4
East Midlands - 4 £49,000 -
Midlands - 4 £49,000 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 60 (98.36%) Windows
2 58 (95.08%) Active Directory
3 54 (88.52%) DNS
4 42 (68.85%) PowerShell
4 42 (68.85%) Hyper-V
4 42 (68.85%) Windows Server
5 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
6 39 (63.93%) VMware
7 38 (62.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (50.82%) XenApp
9 30 (49.18%) Clustering
10 27 (44.26%) SCOM
11 25 (40.98%) DHCP
11 25 (40.98%) GDPR
12 24 (39.34%) Cisco
12 24 (39.34%) SCCM
13 23 (37.70%) SAN
13 23 (37.70%) NetApp
14 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
14 22 (36.07%) ITIL
14 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (34.43%) Citrix
15 21 (34.43%) Dell
16 20 (32.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (32.79%) Data Centre
17 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (31.15%) WAN
18 18 (29.51%) IBM
18 18 (29.51%) Linux
18 18 (29.51%) Problem Management

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 13 (21.31%) Apache
1 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Office 365
1 13 (21.31%) SaaS
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 54 (88.52%) DNS
2 25 (40.98%) DHCP
3 23 (37.70%) SAN
4 19 (31.15%) WAN
5 17 (27.87%) VLAN
6 13 (21.31%) iSCSI
6 13 (21.31%) NetScaler
7 10 (16.39%) NAS
7 10 (16.39%) VPN
7 10 (16.39%) WLAN
8 8 (13.11%) Firewall
9 7 (11.48%) VoIP
10 6 (9.84%) LAN
11 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (6.56%) Internet
12 4 (6.56%) MPLS
13 3 (4.92%) Skype
13 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (4.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Law
2 6 (9.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) PowerShell Specialist
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM Specialist
1 13 (21.31%) Server Specialist
1 13 (21.31%) Windows Server Specialist
1 13 (21.31%) Windows Specialist
2 12 (19.67%) IT Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Senior IT Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Server Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) IT Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (49.18%) Clustering
2 20 (32.79%) Data Centre
3 13 (21.31%) EMC VNX
4 7 (11.48%) Replication
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.28%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.64%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 60 (98.36%) Windows
2 42 (68.85%) Windows Server
3 38 (62.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (31.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (29.51%) Linux
6 16 (26.23%) Windows 10
6 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (18.03%) Unix
7 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 20 (32.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (29.51%) Problem Management
3 18 (29.51%) Storage Management
4 17 (27.87%) High Availability
5 16 (26.23%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
7 13 (21.31%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (21.31%) Network Virtualisation
8 12 (19.67%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (18.03%) Remediation Plan
9 11 (18.03%) Runbook
9 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.75%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (8.20%) Data Centre Operations
12 5 (8.20%) Virtual Environments
13 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) PowerShell
2 11 (18.03%) VBScript
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 3 (4.92%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) MCSE
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.20%) VCP6
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) HNC
3 3 (4.92%) HND
3 3 (4.92%) MCSA
4 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (40.98%) GDPR
2 17 (27.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (21.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (21.31%) HIPAA
4 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (4.92%) SLA
5 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (95.08%) Active Directory
2 42 (68.85%) Hyper-V
3 31 (50.82%) XenApp
4 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (21.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (21.31%) XenDesktop
6 11 (18.03%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (8.20%) vSphere
8 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.92%) Firmware
9 3 (4.92%) VMware Server
10 2 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (44.26%) SCOM
2 24 (39.34%) SCCM
3 15 (24.59%) vCenter Server
4 14 (22.95%) WSUS
5 13 (21.31%) Ansible
5 13 (21.31%) IBM BigFix
5 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (21.31%) Nagios
5 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (21.31%) Puppet
6 11 (18.03%) SCVMM
7 6 (9.84%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 39 (63.93%) VMware
3 24 (39.34%) Cisco
4 23 (37.70%) NetApp
5 21 (34.43%) Citrix
5 21 (34.43%) Dell
6 18 (29.51%) EqualLogic
6 18 (29.51%) IBM
7 17 (27.87%) HP
7 17 (27.87%) Ivanti
8 16 (26.23%) SolarWinds
9 13 (21.31%) EMC
9 13 (21.31%) Splunk
9 13 (21.31%) Veritas
10 11 (18.03%) Symantec
11 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
12 5 (8.20%) Riverbed
12 5 (8.20%) Sun
13 4 (6.56%) Mitel
14 2 (3.28%) CommVault