Period
to 21 September 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 681 1052 1142
Rank change year-on-year +371 +90 -6
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 14 47 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.033% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 38
Median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +38.89% -26.53%
10th Percentile £42,100 £33,825 £32,200
90th Percentile £83,750 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -28.00% +78.57% -12.50%

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 9,250 24,288 24,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.71% 17.31% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,735 19,869 20,158
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,019
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.00% +8.93%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +10.39%

DFS Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DFS Replication as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DFS Replication.

Salary trend for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DFS Replication over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 +341 14 £75,000 +20.00% 4
UK excluding London +298 7 £45,000 -28.00% 4
London +264 7 £82,500 +3.13%
North of England +174 3 £42,000 +12.00% 1
South East +215 2 £48,750 +30.00%
North West +140 2 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +138 2 - - 2
West Midlands +106 2 - - 2
Work from Home +52 2 £62,250 -0.40%
Yorkshire - 1 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) Office 365
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) LDAP
6 7 (50.00%) vSphere
6 7 (50.00%) Ansible
6 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (42.86%) XenApp
7 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 6 (42.86%) Citrix
7 6 (42.86%) SAN
7 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) Azure
8 5 (35.71%) AWS
8 5 (35.71%) Puppet
8 5 (35.71%) DevOps
8 5 (35.71%) Bitbucket
8 5 (35.71%) Jenkins

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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) Skype
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (7.14%) SNMP
9 1 (7.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Bitbucket
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Fintech
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) ISMS
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Development
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) HNC
1 2 (14.29%) HND
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) vSphere
4 6 (42.86%) XenApp
5 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Terraform
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) SCDPM
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) SCSM
3 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
4 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Aderant
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds