Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1109 1127 1222
Rank change year-on-year +18 +95 +16
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 73 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.032% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 70
UK median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,250 £40,725
90th Percentile £62,750 £69,800 £65,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% -10.53% +4.68%

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 25,312 22,357 25,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.40% 12.59% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20,478 18,829 21,501
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 8 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 17 July 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 +37 71 £50,000 -20.00% 5
London +24 46 £51,250 -18.00% 3
UK excluding London +8 25 £35,000 -17.65% 2
South East +14 16 £41,750 -42.41%
East of England - 7 £35,000 - 2
North of England +6 1 - -
South West +6 1 £45,500 -13.33%
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 72 (98.63%) Windows
1 72 (98.63%) Active Directory
2 54 (73.97%) VMware
3 50 (68.49%) Microsoft
3 50 (68.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (64.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (58.90%) Windows Server
6 40 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (54.79%) PowerShell
7 35 (47.95%) SAN
7 35 (47.95%) ITIL
8 33 (45.21%) VLAN
9 32 (43.84%) DNS
10 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
10 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (41.10%) DHCP
11 30 (41.10%) SQL
12 28 (38.36%) Office 365
13 27 (36.99%) VPN
14 24 (32.88%) Firewall
15 22 (30.14%) WLAN
16 21 (28.77%) HP
17 19 (26.03%) NetApp
17 19 (26.03%) NAS
18 17 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 17 (23.29%) HP StoreVirtual
19 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
19 16 (21.92%) Disaster Recovery
19 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
20 15 (20.55%) SharePoint

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 50 (68.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
3 15 (20.55%) SharePoint
4 14 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (16.44%) Skype for Business
6 11 (15.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (10.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (5.48%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.36%) Office 365
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.85%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.37%) G Suite
6 1 (1.37%) IaaS
6 1 (1.37%) OpenDNS
6 1 (1.37%) PaaS
6 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (47.95%) SAN
2 33 (45.21%) VLAN
3 32 (43.84%) DNS
4 30 (41.10%) DHCP
5 27 (36.99%) VPN
6 24 (32.88%) Firewall
7 22 (30.14%) WLAN
8 19 (26.03%) NAS
9 12 (16.44%) Skype
10 11 (15.07%) LAN
10 11 (15.07%) WAN
11 8 (10.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (10.96%) iSCSI
11 8 (10.96%) Network Security
11 8 (10.96%) SNMP
12 7 (9.59%) Internet
12 7 (9.59%) MPLS
12 7 (9.59%) NetScaler
12 7 (9.59%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 14 (19.18%) Law
2 8 (10.96%) Legal
3 6 (8.22%) Finance
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Analyst
2 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Administrator
5 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.22%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Identity Management Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) Server Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Server Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Network Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) LDAP
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) COM
4 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) HP StoreVirtual
2 15 (20.55%) Replication
3 8 (10.96%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.85%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (98.63%) Windows
2 47 (64.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (58.90%) Windows Server
4 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.96%) Android
6 6 (8.22%) Unix
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.37%) Debian
8 1 (1.37%) Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) ITIL
2 17 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (21.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (19.18%) Server Virtualisation
5 13 (17.81%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (12.33%) Business Continuity
6 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
7 8 (10.96%) Change Management
7 8 (10.96%) Project Management
8 7 (9.59%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (8.22%) Identity Management
9 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (8.22%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (6.85%) Email Filtering
10 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.85%) Web Filtering
11 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.48%) Migration
11 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) PowerShell
2 30 (41.10%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Python
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) MCSE
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.96%) MCSA
3 6 (8.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.74%) CCA
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCEA
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) VCP5
5 1 (1.37%) VCP6
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (98.63%) Active Directory
2 40 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.96%) vSphere
5 5 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.48%) XenApp
7 3 (4.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (4.11%) XenServer
8 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.37%) Docker
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.37%) pfSense
9 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) WSUS
2 8 (10.96%) AirWatch
3 4 (5.48%) SCCM
4 3 (4.11%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.74%) SCOM
5 2 (2.74%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.37%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.37%) Rsyslog
6 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (73.97%) VMware
2 50 (68.49%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.77%) HP
4 19 (26.03%) NetApp
5 15 (20.55%) SolarWinds
6 14 (19.18%) Citrix
7 12 (16.44%) Cisco
8 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
8 10 (13.70%) Dell
9 9 (12.33%) Veeam
10 8 (10.96%) Aerohive Networks
10 8 (10.96%) Apple
10 8 (10.96%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (10.96%) Dell KACE
10 8 (10.96%) EqualLogic
10 8 (10.96%) Palo Alto
10 8 (10.96%) Reuters
10 8 (10.96%) Trend Micro
11 7 (9.59%) Intapp
11 7 (9.59%) Remedy