Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1104 1161 1203
Rank change year-on-year +57 +42 +60
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 88 24 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.014% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 78 17 75
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +8.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £38,800
90th Percentile £105,750 £70,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -14.29%

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 23,577 21,551 24,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.39% 12.27% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19,468 17,890 20,892
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 8 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 22 February 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 +59 88 £52,500 -12.50% 8
London +51 69 £52,500 -12.50% 4
UK excluding London +14 19 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North of England - 11 £34,000 -
North East - 9 £34,000 -
South East +2 8 £45,500 -5.21% 4
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 82 (93.18%) Windows
2 75 (85.23%) Active Directory
3 68 (77.27%) VMware
4 63 (71.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (71.59%) Windows Server
5 61 (69.32%) PowerShell
6 60 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (64.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (59.09%) Microsoft
9 47 (53.41%) VLAN
10 43 (48.86%) SAN
11 42 (47.73%) WLAN
12 40 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 36 (40.91%) NAS
13 36 (40.91%) HP
13 36 (40.91%) Law
14 34 (38.64%) Citrix
14 34 (38.64%) NetApp
15 32 (36.36%) DNS
16 31 (35.23%) DHCP
16 31 (35.23%) Hyper-V
16 31 (35.23%) Server Virtualisation
17 28 (31.82%) HP StoreVirtual
18 27 (30.68%) ITIL
19 25 (28.41%) Finance
20 23 (26.14%) MS Exchange
20 23 (26.14%) SCCM
21 21 (23.86%) XenApp
21 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Azure
22 20 (22.73%) Patch 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 40 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 23 (26.14%) MS Exchange
3 14 (15.91%) Skype for Business
4 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (21.59%) Office 365
3 9 (10.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.55%) G Suite
6 1 (1.14%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) OpenDNS
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (53.41%) VLAN
2 43 (48.86%) SAN
3 42 (47.73%) WLAN
4 36 (40.91%) NAS
5 32 (36.36%) DNS
6 31 (35.23%) DHCP
7 17 (19.32%) WAN
8 15 (17.05%) Firewall
8 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
9 14 (15.91%) Skype
10 12 (13.64%) LAN
11 9 (10.23%) SMTP
11 9 (10.23%) VoIP
12 8 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (5.68%) NetScaler
14 4 (4.55%) DMZ
14 4 (4.55%) VPN
15 3 (3.41%) iSCSI
15 3 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (3.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 36 (40.91%) Law
2 25 (28.41%) Finance
3 19 (21.59%) Legal
4 10 (11.36%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Analyst
2 25 (28.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 24 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Server Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Server Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Windows Server Analyst
6 13 (14.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 12 (13.64%) Team Leader
8 10 (11.36%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Desktop Support
8 10 (11.36%) PowerShell Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) SCCM Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Server Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
9 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
1 10 (11.36%) WSH
2 9 (10.23%) WAP
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.82%) HP StoreVirtual
2 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.36%) Replication
3 7 (7.95%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.95%) Clustering
4 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Handset
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 3 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (93.18%) Windows
2 63 (71.59%) Windows Server
2 63 (71.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.91%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.68%) Linux
5 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.68%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.55%) CentOS
7 3 (3.41%) Android
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Server Virtualisation
2 27 (30.68%) ITIL
3 20 (22.73%) Patch Management
4 17 (19.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (15.91%) Change Management
6 12 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 11 (12.50%) Line Management
7 11 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
8 10 (11.36%) Low Latency
9 7 (7.95%) Capacity Management
9 7 (7.95%) E-Discovery
9 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.68%) Change Control
11 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 5 (5.68%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (5.68%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (69.32%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.50%) Python
3 10 (11.36%) C#
3 10 (11.36%) Perl
4 9 (10.23%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) MCSE
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.41%) CCA
3 3 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.41%) MCSA
4 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) CCEA
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) VCP5
5 1 (1.14%) VCP6
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (85.23%) Active Directory
2 57 (64.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (35.23%) Hyper-V
4 21 (23.86%) XenApp
5 12 (13.64%) vSphere
6 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (11.36%) Terminal Server
8 9 (10.23%) XenDesktop
9 7 (7.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (7.95%) Xen
10 4 (4.55%) XenServer
11 3 (3.41%) VMware Server
12 2 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (1.14%) Docker
13 1 (1.14%) pfSense
13 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (26.14%) SCCM
2 15 (17.05%) WSUS
3 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (12.50%) SCOM
5 10 (11.36%) Backup Exec
5 10 (11.36%) WMI
6 7 (7.95%) SCOrch
6 7 (7.95%) XenMobile
7 4 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (3.41%) AirWatch
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (3.41%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (2.27%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.14%) Rsyslog
10 1 (1.14%) SCDPM
10 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (77.27%) VMware
2 52 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 36 (40.91%) HP
4 34 (38.64%) Citrix
4 34 (38.64%) NetApp
5 19 (21.59%) Cisco
6 11 (12.50%) Symantec
6 11 (12.50%) Veeam
7 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.95%) arcserve
8 7 (7.95%) CA
8 7 (7.95%) Ivanti
8 7 (7.95%) Sophos
8 7 (7.95%) Veritas
9 6 (6.82%) iManage
9 6 (6.82%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.68%) Meraki
10 5 (5.68%) Mitel
11 4 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (4.55%) Red Hat