Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1043 1116 1136
Rank change year-on-year +73 +20 +80
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 49 79 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 43
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -20.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £31,100 £32,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £81,625 £63,750 £69,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +5.56%

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 24,066 24,690 21,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.74% 14.33% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19,728 20,033 18,116
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -

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 June 2019.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 10 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 June 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 +76 49 £47,500 -5.00% 2
UK excluding London +79 34 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South East +32 16 £34,000 -21.84%
London +47 15 £77,500 +47.62% 1
East of England +82 10 £65,000 +85.71%
South West +24 6 £35,750 -21.43%
North of England +14 1 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (97.96%) DNS
3 41 (83.67%) Windows Server
4 39 (79.59%) VMware
5 36 (73.47%) Active Directory
6 34 (69.39%) DHCP
6 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (63.27%) PowerShell
8 29 (59.18%) Citrix
9 28 (57.14%) Cisco
10 26 (53.06%) ITIL
10 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (53.06%) Hyper-V
10 26 (53.06%) Replication
10 26 (53.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
11 23 (46.94%) WAN
12 21 (42.86%) Windows 10
13 19 (38.78%) WSUS
14 18 (36.73%) LAN
14 18 (36.73%) Linux
15 16 (32.65%) Problem Management
16 15 (30.61%) iSCSI
16 15 (30.61%) SAN
17 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (28.57%) MCSE
17 14 (28.57%) VLAN
17 14 (28.57%) Firewall
18 13 (26.53%) Unix
18 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP

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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
1 6 (12.24%) SAS
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (14.29%) Office 365
4 5 (10.20%) SaaS
5 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.08%) PaaS
7 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (97.96%) DNS
2 34 (69.39%) DHCP
3 23 (46.94%) WAN
4 18 (36.73%) LAN
5 15 (30.61%) iSCSI
5 15 (30.61%) SAN
6 14 (28.57%) Firewall
6 14 (28.57%) VLAN
7 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
8 12 (24.49%) IP Telephony
8 12 (24.49%) Wireless
9 6 (12.24%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (8.16%) VoIP
11 3 (6.12%) Internet
12 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
13 1 (2.04%) VPN
13 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (16.33%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Active Directory Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Replication
2 12 (24.49%) Fat Client
2 12 (24.49%) Thin Client
3 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
4 7 (14.29%) Clustering
5 6 (12.24%) Driving Licence
6 5 (10.20%) EMC VNX
6 5 (10.20%) User Experience
7 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
7 2 (4.08%) Robotics
8 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (83.67%) Windows Server
3 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 18 (36.73%) Linux
6 13 (26.53%) Unix
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 26 (53.06%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Problem Management
3 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (22.45%) Application Packaging
4 11 (22.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (20.41%) Change Management
5 10 (20.41%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (20.41%) Presales
5 10 (20.41%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
6 8 (16.33%) ITIL V3
6 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.24%) High Availability
7 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.20%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (10.20%) Storage Management
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) PowerShell
2 12 (24.49%) VBScript
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) MCSE
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.41%) MCSA
3 9 (18.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.20%) CCAA
4 5 (10.20%) CCNA
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (8.16%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) VCP6
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
2 7 (14.29%) GDPR
3 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (10.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (10.20%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (73.47%) Active Directory
2 26 (53.06%) Hyper-V
2 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (26.53%) XenApp
4 12 (24.49%) Terminal Server
5 6 (12.24%) vSphere
6 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.04%) Firmware
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) WSUS
2 11 (22.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (14.29%) Puppet
4 6 (12.24%) Ansible
4 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.24%) SCOM
5 5 (10.20%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (10.20%) Nagios
6 4 (8.16%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (8.16%) SCCM
7 3 (6.12%) SCVMM
8 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.04%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (2.04%) Terraform
8 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (79.59%) VMware
2 29 (59.18%) Citrix
3 28 (57.14%) Cisco
4 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.45%) Dell
5 11 (22.45%) HP
6 10 (20.41%) Nimble Storage
7 9 (18.37%) EqualLogic
8 6 (12.24%) IronPort
8 6 (12.24%) Ivanti
8 6 (12.24%) Juniper
8 6 (12.24%) McAfee
8 6 (12.24%) NetApp
8 6 (12.24%) Sage
9 5 (10.20%) EMC
9 5 (10.20%) IBM
9 5 (10.20%) SolarWinds
9 5 (10.20%) Splunk
10 4 (8.16%) Sun
11 3 (6.12%) Symantec