Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1003 1119 1110
Rank change year-on-year +116 -9 +96
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 41 48 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 64
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.02% -27.60% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £61,250 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -12.50% -5.88%

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 23,786 24,344 22,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.28% 14.90% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,573 19,900 19,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

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 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for DFS Replication in the UK

DFS Replication
Top 11 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 14 October 2019. 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 +69 40 £52,500 +15.38% 4
UK excluding London +79 36 £52,500 +50.00% 3
South East +55 12 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South West +13 9 £37,500 -17.58%
Midlands +37 7 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 7 £62,500 -
East of England +52 4 £67,500 +92.86%
London +42 4 £80,000 +45.45% 1
North of England - 4 £37,500 -
North West - 3 - -
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (87.80%) DNS
3 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
4 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
5 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (65.85%) VMware
6 23 (56.10%) PowerShell
6 23 (56.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
8 21 (51.22%) Citrix
8 21 (51.22%) Cisco
9 20 (48.78%) DHCP
9 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (48.78%) WSUS
10 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
11 17 (41.46%) Azure
12 16 (39.02%) WAN
12 16 (39.02%) LAN
12 16 (39.02%) Windows 10
13 14 (34.15%) ITIL
13 14 (34.15%) Firewall
13 14 (34.15%) vSphere
14 12 (29.27%) AWS
14 12 (29.27%) Veeam
15 11 (26.83%) Finance
15 11 (26.83%) Replication
15 11 (26.83%) McAfee
15 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Clustering
16 10 (24.39%) Symantec
17 9 (21.95%) Exchequer

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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
1 9 (21.95%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 17 (41.46%) Azure
2 12 (29.27%) AWS
3 9 (21.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (19.51%) Office 365
5 7 (17.07%) IaaS
5 7 (17.07%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) DNS
2 20 (48.78%) DHCP
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
3 16 (39.02%) WAN
4 14 (34.15%) Firewall
5 9 (21.95%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (17.07%) IP Telephony
6 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.07%) VLAN
6 7 (17.07%) VPN
6 7 (17.07%) Wireless
7 6 (14.63%) iSCSI
8 4 (9.76%) SAN
9 3 (7.32%) BGP
9 3 (7.32%) BIG-IP
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
9 3 (7.32%) OSPF
9 3 (7.32%) VoIP
10 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (12.20%) TeamCity
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory Support
2 7 (17.07%) Cloud Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Support
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Replication
2 9 (21.95%) Driving Licence
3 7 (17.07%) Fat Client
3 7 (17.07%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (4.88%) Robotics
5 2 (4.88%) Social Network
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server
3 27 (65.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (39.02%) Windows 10
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.07%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (17.07%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (17.07%) Application Packaging
4 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (14.63%) DevOps
5 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.76%) Presales
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Software Licensing
8 2 (4.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) MCSA
1 6 (14.63%) MCSE
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCAA
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) Hyper-V
3 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (34.15%) vSphere
5 9 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (21.95%) XenApp
6 7 (17.07%) Terminal Server
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) WSUS
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (21.95%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (17.07%) Backup Exec
4 7 (17.07%) SCVMM
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (12.20%) SCCM
6 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (4.88%) vCenter Server
7 2 (4.88%) vMotion
8 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Citrix
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Veeam
5 11 (26.83%) McAfee
6 10 (24.39%) Symantec
7 9 (21.95%) IronPort
7 9 (21.95%) Juniper
7 9 (21.95%) Sage
8 7 (17.07%) Dell
8 7 (17.07%) HP
8 7 (17.07%) NetApp
9 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
10 4 (9.76%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (7.32%) F5
11 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
12 1 (2.44%) 3Com