Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft DFS Replication (DFSR)
UK
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 816 1065 1136
Rank change year-on-year +249 +71 +25
Permanent jobs citing DFS Replication 22 50 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 54
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £42,300 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £79,000 £63,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,875 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.35% +21.43% -17.65%

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 13,937 25,036 25,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.67% 16.92% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,380 20,572 20,801
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

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 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 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 +242 22 £52,500 +10.53% 7
UK excluding London +226 15 £49,875 +17.35% 7
London +180 7 £57,500 -25.81%
South East +144 7 £52,500 +54.41% 4
Midlands +122 4 - - 2
West Midlands +101 4 - - 2
North of England +154 3 £42,000 +12.00%
North West - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +86 1 - - 1
Work from Home +64 1 £42,000 -32.80%
Yorkshire - 1 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) DHCP
4 13 (59.09%) Office 365
4 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
5 12 (54.55%) Azure
5 12 (54.55%) DNS
5 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) SCCM
7 10 (45.45%) AWS
7 10 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
9 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (36.36%) Replication
10 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
10 7 (31.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (27.27%) DevOps
11 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
11 6 (27.27%) SCVMM
11 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
12 5 (22.73%) JSON
12 5 (22.73%) IIS

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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
2 12 (54.55%) Azure
3 10 (45.45%) AWS
4 7 (31.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) IaaS
5 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Author
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 8 (36.36%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Unix
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Fintech
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Product Roadmap
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (9.09%) XenApp
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (27.27%) SCVMM
3 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
4 4 (18.18%) SCDPM
4 4 (18.18%) SCOM
4 4 (18.18%) SCSM
5 3 (13.64%) PowerCLI
6 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
6 2 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (9.09%) Terraform
6 2 (9.09%) WSUS
7 1 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 2 (9.09%) Ivanti
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.55%) BroadSoft
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) CommVault
5 1 (4.55%) Cyberoam
5 1 (4.55%) Draytek
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet