Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1124 1187 1228
Rank change year-on-year +63 +41 +49
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 57 62 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 84
UK median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £51,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% +13.73% +9.21%
10th Percentile £45,250 £40,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -17.50% +13.64% +69.23%

DFS Replication is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22542 24651 25404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.74% 12.47% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19027 20912 21014
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +60 53 £62,500 +4.17% 4
London +58 45 £62,500 +4.17% 3
UK excluding London +43 12 £41,250 -17.50% 1
North of England - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Scotland - 3 £40,000 -
South East +53 2 £80,000 +60.00% 1
South West +13 1 £52,500 +61.54%
Northern Ireland -16 1 £32,500 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
1 57 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 52 (91.23%) MS Exchange
3 49 (85.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
5 44 (77.19%) VMware
5 44 (77.19%) Windows Server
6 43 (75.44%) SAN
7 41 (71.93%) SharePoint
8 38 (66.67%) DNS
9 37 (64.91%) DHCP
9 37 (64.91%) IIS
9 37 (64.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (63.16%) Project Management
10 36 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 35 (61.40%) NetApp
12 34 (59.65%) SQL
13 32 (56.14%) Finance
14 30 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
15 29 (50.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (50.88%) Law
16 25 (43.86%) Legal
17 16 (28.07%) WSUS
17 16 (28.07%) Citrix
18 13 (22.81%) SCCM
18 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (19.30%) SolarWinds
19 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
20 10 (17.54%) ITIL
20 10 (17.54%) Windows 7

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 52 (91.23%) MS Exchange
2 41 (71.93%) SharePoint
3 37 (64.91%) IIS
4 36 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (15.79%) FileNet
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (15.79%) iTrent
1 9 (15.79%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Akamai
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
4 2 (3.51%) PaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (75.44%) SAN
2 38 (66.67%) DNS
3 37 (64.91%) DHCP
4 10 (17.54%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.79%) WAN
6 8 (14.04%) NAS
7 6 (10.53%) VLAN
7 6 (10.53%) VoIP
7 6 (10.53%) WLAN
8 3 (5.26%) LAN
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.51%) HTTP
9 2 (3.51%) Internet
9 2 (3.51%) SMTP
9 2 (3.51%) Wireless
10 1 (1.75%) Firewall
10 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) NetBeans
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 29 (50.88%) Law
3 25 (43.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 25 (43.86%) Team Leader
2 11 (19.30%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (10.53%) Exchange Support
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Wintel Specialist
6 6 (10.53%) Wintel Team Leader
7 5 (8.77%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Replication
2 9 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 9 (15.79%) IVR
2 9 (15.79%) Thin Client
3 8 (14.04%) Clustering
4 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.51%) BYOD
7 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (85.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (77.19%) Windows Server
4 37 (64.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (1.75%) CentOS
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Project Management
2 29 (50.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (17.54%) Document Management
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
4 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.79%) Process Management
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 6 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.77%) Email Filtering
7 5 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.77%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (8.77%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.04%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) DBS Check
3 5 (8.77%) MCITP
3 5 (8.77%) MCSA
3 5 (8.77%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (52.63%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.53%) XenApp
5 5 (8.77%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) WSUS
2 13 (22.81%) SCCM
3 5 (8.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.75%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.75%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.75%) SCSM
5 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 44 (77.19%) VMware
3 35 (61.40%) NetApp
4 16 (28.07%) Citrix
5 11 (19.30%) SolarWinds
6 9 (15.79%) Atlassian
6 9 (15.79%) HP
6 9 (15.79%) Northgate
6 9 (15.79%) Oracle
7 7 (12.28%) Mitel
8 6 (10.53%) Riverbed
9 5 (8.77%) EMC
9 5 (8.77%) LANDesk
10 4 (7.02%) Cisco
11 3 (5.26%) Meraki
12 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
13 1 (1.75%) Clearswift
13 1 (1.75%) Dell
13 1 (1.75%) Red Hat