Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 795 999 1060
Rank change year-on-year +204 +61 +59
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 15 24 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 34
Median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £40,750 £48,750 £27,150
90th Percentile £83,750 £60,750 £56,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year -14.29% +8.81% +37.86%

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 13,939 21,061 23,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.28% 17.03% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,484 17,406 19,634
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £89,625 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 7 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 5 March 2021. 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 +178 15 £51,250 -2.38% 1
UK excluding London +146 8 £45,000 -14.29% 2
London +173 7 £65,000 +8.33% 1
South East +141 7 £45,000 -14.29%
Work from Home - 4 £70,000 -
North West +61 1 - -
North of England +61 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 15 (100.00%) DHCP
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) Citrix
4 12 (80.00%) Azure
5 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (66.67%) VLAN
5 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (60.00%) vSphere
7 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
7 8 (53.33%) Firewall
8 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
8 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
8 7 (46.67%) VPN
8 7 (46.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (46.67%) Time Management
8 7 (46.67%) AWS
8 7 (46.67%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
8 7 (46.67%) Security Patching
8 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
8 7 (46.67%) F5
8 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (33.33%) IaaS
10 5 (33.33%) Public Cloud

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Azure
2 7 (46.67%) AWS
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (33.33%) IaaS
3 5 (33.33%) PaaS
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (13.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DHCP
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (66.67%) VLAN
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (6.67%) NAS
8 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
8 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (6.67%) Skype
8 1 (6.67%) SNMP
8 1 (6.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
1 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
2 5 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (46.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) Security Patching
3 7 (46.67%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) BCP
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Terraform
4 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (46.67%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Aderant
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds