Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1117 1120 1221
Rank change year-on-year +3 +101 +33
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 49 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.038% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 42
UK median annual salary £45,000 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.53% +2.08% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £35,575
90th Percentile £61,250 £76,500 £84,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% -6.48%

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 24,676 22,836 24,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.73% 12.92% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20,158 19,206 20,523
UK median annual salary £49,019 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.93% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,150
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 6 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 September 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 +22 47 £45,000 -28.00% 9
London +28 29 £52,500 -16.00% 2
UK excluding London +37 18 £35,000 -12.50% 8
South East +7 9 £40,000 -50.00%
East of England - 8 £35,000 - 4
South West -9 1 £45,500 -13.33%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
1 49 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (73.47%) VMware
3 33 (67.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (55.10%) VPN
5 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (53.06%) VLAN
5 26 (53.06%) Windows Server
6 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
7 23 (46.94%) DNS
7 23 (46.94%) Office 365
8 22 (44.90%) PowerShell
8 22 (44.90%) DHCP
9 21 (42.86%) SQL
10 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
11 19 (38.78%) Firewall
11 19 (38.78%) SAN
12 17 (34.69%) WAN
12 17 (34.69%) Cisco
13 16 (32.65%) WLAN
13 16 (32.65%) ITIL
14 14 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (28.57%) NAS
15 13 (26.53%) CheckPoint
15 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
15 13 (26.53%) LAN
16 12 (24.49%) Legal
17 11 (22.45%) 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 33 (67.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
3 11 (22.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
4 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 4 (8.16%) IIS
7 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) Office 365
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.37%) Mimecast
3 8 (16.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) VPN
2 26 (53.06%) VLAN
3 23 (46.94%) DNS
4 22 (44.90%) DHCP
5 19 (38.78%) Firewall
5 19 (38.78%) SAN
6 17 (34.69%) WAN
7 16 (32.65%) WLAN
8 14 (28.57%) NAS
9 13 (26.53%) LAN
10 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (16.33%) Internet
11 8 (16.33%) MPLS
11 8 (16.33%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (14.29%) Skype
13 4 (8.16%) NetScaler
13 4 (8.16%) SNMP
14 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
14 3 (6.12%) Network Security
15 2 (4.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (24.49%) Legal
2 11 (22.45%) Law
3 10 (20.41%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Identity Management Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Network Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Server Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Server Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Check Point Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) LDAP
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Replication
2 5 (10.20%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (55.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (53.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.24%) Unix
5 3 (6.12%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) Linux
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (20.41%) Server Virtualisation
4 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.24%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (12.24%) Identity Management
5 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.24%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (8.16%) Email Filtering
7 4 (8.16%) High Availability
7 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.16%) Web Filtering
8 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) PowerShell
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) VCP6
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) CCA
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 49 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.20%) vSphere
5 4 (8.16%) XenApp
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.08%) XenServer
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) WSUS
2 3 (6.12%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) VMware
2 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 17 (34.69%) Cisco
4 13 (26.53%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.41%) Riverbed
5 10 (20.41%) SolarWinds
6 9 (18.37%) NetApp
7 8 (16.33%) Citrix
7 8 (16.33%) iManage
7 8 (16.33%) Intapp
7 8 (16.33%) Remedy
8 7 (14.29%) Dell
8 7 (14.29%) HP
9 5 (10.20%) EqualLogic
10 4 (8.16%) Veeam
11 3 (6.12%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (6.12%) Apple
11 3 (6.12%) Dell KACE
11 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
11 3 (6.12%) Trend Micro