Period
to 8 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Replication in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Replication over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Replication
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 517 529 545
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -84
Permanent jobs citing Replication 664 832 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.32% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 509 694 769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,700 £31,030 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

Replication is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 51,509 63,021 71,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.76% 39.66% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39,268 48,205 53,595
UK median annual salary £54,486 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.78% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Replication as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Replication.

Salary trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Replication in the UK

Replication
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Replication within the UK over the 6 months to 8 December 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 +14 602 £50,000 +8.70% 114
UK excluding London +26 415 £45,000 +5.88% 94
London +16 215 £60,000 - 29
South East +36 156 £48,000 +20.00% 17
East of England +50 67 £50,000 +2.04% 15
North of England -25 58 £40,000 - 26
Midlands +16 55 £42,500 -5.56% 18
South West +39 47 £50,000 +17.65% 9
North West +1 35 £42,500 +3.66% 14
West Midlands +26 33 £42,500 -8.11% 11
East Midlands +6 22 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire -8 19 £35,000 -7.89% 10
Scotland +2 17 £40,000 +24.22% 9
Wales +2 16 £37,500 -10.18%
North East +21 4 £41,827 -34.65% 2
Northern Ireland -5 1 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT jobs citing 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 Replication.

1 333 (50.15%) Windows
2 290 (43.67%) SQL
3 255 (38.40%) Microsoft
4 246 (37.05%) SQL Server
5 231 (34.79%) VMware
6 224 (33.73%) Linux
7 199 (29.97%) Azure
8 170 (25.60%) Windows Server
9 165 (24.85%) Active Directory
10 162 (24.40%) Clustering
11 159 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 157 (23.64%) AWS
13 140 (21.08%) MySQL
14 139 (20.93%) Firewall
15 138 (20.78%) Office 365
16 136 (20.48%) Cisco
17 129 (19.43%) SAN
18 128 (19.28%) Veeam
19 122 (18.37%) DNS
19 122 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
20 117 (17.62%) TCP/IP
21 110 (16.57%) PowerShell
22 100 (15.06%) MS Exchange
23 98 (14.76%) DevOps
23 98 (14.76%) Data Centre
24 94 (14.16%) High Availability
24 94 (14.16%) DHCP
25 93 (14.01%) LAN
26 92 (13.86%) Degree
26 92 (13.86%) Problem-Solving

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
1 100 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 45 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.97%) IIS
4 22 (3.31%) Apache
5 21 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.11%) nginx
9 8 (1.20%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.90%) Confluence
10 6 (0.90%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.75%) Drupal
12 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.60%) CMS
12 4 (0.60%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.60%) WordPress
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 42 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) SAP HCM
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.30%) Eikon
3 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.30%) SAP VC
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 199 (29.97%) Azure
2 157 (23.64%) AWS
3 138 (20.78%) Office 365
4 43 (6.48%) SaaS
5 28 (4.22%) Power Platform
6 24 (3.61%) GCP
6 24 (3.61%) IaaS
7 21 (3.16%) Amazon S3
8 20 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
10 15 (2.26%) PaaS
11 12 (1.81%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (1.05%) Serverless
14 6 (0.90%) GitHub
15 5 (0.75%) WhatsApp
16 4 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.60%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 139 (20.93%) Firewall
2 129 (19.43%) SAN
3 122 (18.37%) DNS
4 117 (17.62%) TCP/IP
5 94 (14.16%) DHCP
6 93 (14.01%) LAN
7 79 (11.90%) WAN
8 54 (8.13%) NAS
9 51 (7.68%) VLAN
10 45 (6.78%) iSCSI
11 41 (6.17%) SMTP
12 39 (5.87%) VPN
13 37 (5.57%) HTTP
13 37 (5.57%) Wireless
14 36 (5.42%) WLAN
15 35 (5.27%) Internet
15 35 (5.27%) Network Security
16 30 (4.52%) BGP
16 30 (4.52%) OSPF
16 30 (4.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (37.05%) SQL Server
2 140 (21.08%) MySQL
3 79 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (10.54%) Relational Database
6 49 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (6.33%) MongoDB
9 40 (6.02%) SQL Server 2016
10 39 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (5.57%) RDBMS
12 35 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (4.67%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (4.22%) Power BI
15 27 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (3.92%) NoSQL
17 25 (3.77%) MariaDB
17 25 (3.77%) Oracle Database
18 23 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
19 22 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 51 (7.68%) Subversion
3 15 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.66%) LINQPad
6 10 (1.51%) Ant
6 10 (1.51%) Fiddler
6 10 (1.51%) Postman
7 9 (1.36%) Maven
8 6 (0.90%) git-flow
8 6 (0.90%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.75%) JIRA
10 4 (0.60%) GitLab
11 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (12.35%) Finance
2 30 (4.52%) Public Sector
3 22 (3.31%) Retail
4 21 (3.16%) Law
5 18 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.11%) Legal
7 7 (1.05%) Banking
7 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.75%) Russian Language
9 3 (0.45%) Advertising
9 3 (0.45%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 169 (25.45%) DBA
2 147 (22.14%) Administrator
3 81 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (12.05%) SQL DBA
5 64 (9.64%) Developer
6 48 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 44 (6.63%) Analyst
8 42 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 40 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
10 34 (5.12%) Architect
11 33 (4.97%) MySQL DBA
12 29 (4.37%) Senior DBA
13 28 (4.22%) Consultant
14 25 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 25 (3.77%) Network Administrator
14 25 (3.77%) Support Analyst
15 20 (3.01%) IT Engineer
16 18 (2.71%) Operations Engineer
16 18 (2.71%) Senior SQL DBA
17 16 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.78%) LDAP
2 42 (6.33%) .NET
3 39 (5.87%) LAMP
4 34 (5.12%) Web Services
5 21 (3.16%) HTML
6 18 (2.71%) XML
7 17 (2.56%) 802.1X
7 17 (2.56%) JSON
7 17 (2.56%) Kafka
8 16 (2.41%) CSS
9 13 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (1.66%) jQuery
12 10 (1.51%) Node.js
13 8 (1.20%) Flash
14 7 (1.05%) HTML5
14 7 (1.05%) SAML
14 7 (1.05%) Spring
15 6 (0.90%) gRPC
15 6 (0.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 162 (24.40%) Clustering
2 98 (14.76%) Data Centre
3 48 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 39 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (5.72%) Public Cloud
7 33 (4.97%) Video\Live Streaming
8 28 (4.22%) Enterprise Storage
9 27 (4.07%) IPTV
9 27 (4.07%) Linux Command Line
9 27 (4.07%) MPEG
10 16 (2.41%) Enterprise Cloud
10 16 (2.41%) PKI
11 12 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.66%) EMC VNX
12 11 (1.66%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 333 (50.15%) Windows
2 224 (33.73%) Linux
3 170 (25.60%) Windows Server
4 66 (9.94%) Windows 10
5 57 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (8.43%) Unix
7 38 (5.72%) CentOS
8 34 (5.12%) Ubuntu
9 33 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (4.07%) VMS
12 24 (3.61%) Windows 7
13 18 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.96%) Solaris
15 12 (1.81%) AIX
16 10 (1.51%) Android
16 10 (1.51%) Debian
17 9 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (1.05%) zOS
19 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 98 (14.76%) DevOps
3 94 (14.16%) High Availability
4 92 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (13.10%) ITIL
6 84 (12.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 83 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 79 (11.90%) Migration
9 75 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (10.69%) Capacity Planning
10 71 (10.69%) Configuration Management
11 60 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (7.53%) ETL
13 45 (6.78%) Data Protection
13 45 (6.78%) Software Engineering
14 43 (6.48%) Project Management
15 40 (6.02%) Computer Science
15 40 (6.02%) Patch Management
15 40 (6.02%) Performance Analysis
16 39 (5.87%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 290 (43.67%) SQL
2 110 (16.57%) PowerShell
3 84 (12.65%) T-SQL
4 63 (9.49%) Bash Shell
5 52 (7.83%) Python
6 51 (7.68%) PHP
7 43 (6.48%) C#
8 40 (6.02%) C
9 31 (4.67%) Java
10 28 (4.22%) Perl
11 23 (3.46%) Shell Script
12 22 (3.31%) Ruby
13 21 (3.16%) Go
14 13 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.51%) JavaScript
17 9 (1.36%) Korn
18 7 (1.05%) REXX
19 4 (0.60%) C++
19 4 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (13.86%) Degree
2 50 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (4.52%) MCSE
4 29 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (4.07%) MCSA
6 22 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (2.71%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.81%) CCNA
8 12 (1.81%) CCNP
9 11 (1.66%) VCP6
10 10 (1.51%) CCDP
10 10 (1.51%) MCITP
10 10 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.36%) HND
12 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.90%) HP ASE
13 6 (0.90%) HP MASE
14 5 (0.75%) MCP
15 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (10.24%) SLA
2 26 (3.92%) QA
3 14 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.90%) PMO
7 4 (0.60%) GDPR
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (24.85%) Active Directory
2 159 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (9.04%) Hyper-V
4 43 (6.48%) vSphere
5 39 (5.87%) Docker
6 37 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
8 26 (3.92%) XenApp
9 20 (3.01%) VMware NSX
10 18 (2.71%) XenDesktop
11 14 (2.11%) DRBD
12 10 (1.51%) BitLocker
12 10 (1.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 10 (1.51%) GlusterFS
12 10 (1.51%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (1.05%) NFS
13 7 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (1.05%) Postfix
14 6 (0.90%) RACF
Systems Management
1 71 (10.69%) Puppet
2 43 (6.48%) ZABBIX
3 40 (6.02%) Nagios
4 39 (5.87%) Ansible
4 39 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (5.87%) Terraform
5 25 (3.77%) Kubernetes
5 25 (3.77%) SCCM
6 21 (3.16%) Failover Clustering
7 20 (3.01%) vCenter Server
7 20 (3.01%) WSUS
8 19 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 17 (2.56%) Kibana
10 16 (2.41%) Prometheus
10 16 (2.41%) vRealize
11 15 (2.26%) Foglight
11 15 (2.26%) LiteSpeed
12 14 (2.11%) SCOM
12 14 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (1.96%) Avamar
Vendors
1 255 (38.40%) Microsoft
2 231 (34.79%) VMware
3 136 (20.48%) Cisco
4 128 (19.28%) Veeam
5 67 (10.09%) Red Hat
6 57 (8.58%) Oracle
7 56 (8.43%) Citrix
8 41 (6.17%) HP
9 40 (6.02%) EMC
10 36 (5.42%) NetApp
11 29 (4.37%) IBM
12 25 (3.77%) 3PAR
13 23 (3.46%) Dell
14 22 (3.31%) Veritas
15 21 (3.16%) Percona
16 20 (3.01%) Brocade
16 20 (3.01%) Google
17 16 (2.41%) McAfee
17 16 (2.41%) SAP
17 16 (2.41%) Symantec