Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1131 1208 1217
Rank change year-on-year +77 +9 +65
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 75 35 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.019% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.15% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 79
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £72,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -24.44% - +73.08%

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 23355 23390 24645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.38% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19550 19656 20561
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 9 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 21 November 2017. 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 +66 74 £52,500 -12.50% 3
London +56 55 £62,500 +4.17% 3
UK excluding London +30 20 £34,000 -24.44%
North of England - 14 £34,000 -
North East - 8 £34,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 - -
South East +41 4 £43,500 -13.00%
South West +11 1 £52,500 +61.54%
Northern Ireland -26 1 £32,500 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing DFS Replication also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DFS Replication.

1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (82.67%) Active Directory
3 59 (78.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 51 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (65.33%) Windows Server
6 49 (65.33%) VMware
7 43 (57.33%) PowerShell
8 40 (53.33%) Citrix
9 38 (50.67%) SAN
10 37 (49.33%) MS Exchange
11 34 (45.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 29 (38.67%) Finance
13 28 (37.33%) SCCM
14 27 (36.00%) Hyper-V
14 27 (36.00%) NetApp
15 26 (34.67%) DNS
16 25 (33.33%) DHCP
16 25 (33.33%) VLAN
16 25 (33.33%) XenApp
17 24 (32.00%) WLAN
18 23 (30.67%) HP
19 20 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
20 19 (25.33%) NAS
20 19 (25.33%) WSUS
20 19 (25.33%) Cisco
20 19 (25.33%) WAN
20 19 (25.33%) IIS
20 19 (25.33%) Law

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 37 (49.33%) MS Exchange
2 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (25.33%) IIS
4 17 (22.67%) SharePoint
5 11 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.67%) FileNet
8 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.67%) iTrent
1 2 (2.67%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.67%) Office 365
3 10 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.00%) G Suite
5 2 (2.67%) Akamai
5 2 (2.67%) IaaS
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) SAN
2 26 (34.67%) DNS
3 25 (33.33%) DHCP
3 25 (33.33%) VLAN
4 24 (32.00%) WLAN
5 19 (25.33%) NAS
5 19 (25.33%) WAN
6 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.67%) LAN
7 11 (14.67%) VoIP
8 10 (13.33%) SMTP
9 9 (12.00%) Firewall
10 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (5.33%) Wireless
13 3 (4.00%) DMZ
13 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
13 3 (4.00%) Skype
14 2 (2.67%) HTTP
14 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Law
3 17 (22.67%) Legal
4 11 (14.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 14 (18.67%) Team Leader
4 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 11 (14.67%) Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Desktop Support
5 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) PowerShell Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior Server Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
1 11 (14.67%) WSH
2 8 (10.67%) WAP
3 6 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.67%) CSS
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Clustering
2 9 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.67%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (10.67%) Replication
4 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.67%) BYOD
6 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.67%) Handset
6 2 (2.67%) IVR
6 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (78.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (65.33%) Windows Server
5 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.33%) Linux
7 4 (5.33%) CentOS
7 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.33%) Debian
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) ITIL
1 17 (22.67%) Patch Management
2 15 (20.00%) Project Management
3 14 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (18.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 14 (18.67%) Service Delivery
4 12 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 12 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 11 (14.67%) Low Latency
6 9 (12.00%) Capacity Management
6 9 (12.00%) E-Discovery
7 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 8 (10.67%) Proactive Management
7 8 (10.67%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) Python
4 11 (14.67%) C#
4 11 (14.67%) Perl
5 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) MCITP
2 5 (6.67%) MCSA
2 5 (6.67%) MCSE
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) CCA
3 2 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (82.67%) Active Directory
2 34 (45.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (36.00%) Hyper-V
4 25 (33.33%) XenApp
5 20 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (14.67%) Terminal Server
6 11 (14.67%) XenDesktop
7 10 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (9.33%) Xen
9 4 (5.33%) VMware Server
9 4 (5.33%) XenServer
10 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.67%) vSphere
11 1 (1.33%) Docker
11 1 (1.33%) pfSense
11 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (37.33%) SCCM
2 19 (25.33%) WSUS
3 16 (21.33%) SCOM
4 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 11 (14.67%) WMI
6 10 (13.33%) SCOrch
7 9 (12.00%) XenMobile
8 8 (10.67%) Backup Exec
9 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
10 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (2.67%) SafeCom
10 2 (2.67%) SCDPM
10 2 (2.67%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.33%) Rsyslog
11 1 (1.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 49 (65.33%) VMware
3 40 (53.33%) Citrix
4 27 (36.00%) NetApp
5 23 (30.67%) HP
6 19 (25.33%) Cisco
7 14 (18.67%) SolarWinds
8 9 (12.00%) AppSense
8 9 (12.00%) Mitel
9 8 (10.67%) Meraki
9 8 (10.67%) Riverbed
9 8 (10.67%) Symantec
10 6 (8.00%) arcserve
10 6 (8.00%) CA
10 6 (8.00%) Sophos
10 6 (8.00%) Veeam
10 6 (8.00%) Veritas
11 5 (6.67%) EMC
11 5 (6.67%) LANDesk
12 4 (5.33%) Red Hat