Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Replication
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 524 549 551
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Replication 312 543 767
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.14% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 285 448 673
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,175 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 29,084 47,469 59,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.09% 38.55% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21,548 36,985 46,158
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,436
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.45%

Replication
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Replication.

Salary trend for Replication in the UK

Replication
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Replication over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +71 301 £50,000 - 61
UK excluding London +52 193 £45,000 - 52
London +107 112 £56,250 -6.25% 16
North of England +87 74 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Midlands +74 64 £47,500 +5.56% 9
North West +73 53 £47,500 +26.67% 10
West Midlands +55 35 £41,250 -8.33% 6
Work from Home -81 35 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East Midlands +43 30 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East +41 28 £48,750 -0.51% 15
Yorkshire +45 20 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South West +34 13 £26,000 -48.00% 3
East of England +44 11 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Wales +29 4 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Scotland +11 1 £47,500 +8.57% 4
North East +3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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.

1 154 (49.36%) SQL Server
2 134 (42.95%) Windows
3 118 (37.82%) SQL
4 116 (37.18%) Microsoft
5 112 (35.90%) Active Directory
6 104 (33.33%) VMware
7 98 (31.41%) Azure
8 96 (30.77%) Linux
9 83 (26.60%) Clustering
10 82 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 75 (24.04%) Windows Server
12 74 (23.72%) Performance Tuning
12 74 (23.72%) Microsoft 365
13 65 (20.83%) DNS
14 58 (18.59%) PowerShell
15 57 (18.27%) High Availability
16 56 (17.95%) DHCP
17 51 (16.35%) Oracle
17 51 (16.35%) Veeam
18 50 (16.03%) MySQL
19 49 (15.71%) Hyper-V
20 48 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
21 47 (15.06%) Cisco
22 44 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 43 (13.78%) Disaster Recovery
23 43 (13.78%) Firewall
23 43 (13.78%) SAN
24 40 (12.82%) Finance
24 40 (12.82%) AWS
24 40 (12.82%) Bash Shell

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 29 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.17%) Confluence
2 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.53%) IIS
4 10 (3.21%) Apache
4 10 (3.21%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.92%) OpenEdge
6 6 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.92%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (1.60%) nginx
7 5 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.28%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.64%) JBoss
10 1 (0.32%) SAS
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 22 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 98 (31.41%) Azure
2 74 (23.72%) Microsoft 365
3 40 (12.82%) AWS
4 19 (6.09%) SaaS
5 18 (5.77%) Mimecast
6 14 (4.49%) IaaS
7 11 (3.53%) GCP
8 6 (1.92%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.92%) PaaS
9 5 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.60%) Serverless
10 4 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.96%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.83%) DNS
2 56 (17.95%) DHCP
3 43 (13.78%) Firewall
3 43 (13.78%) SAN
4 34 (10.90%) WAN
5 29 (9.29%) VPN
6 28 (8.97%) LAN
6 28 (8.97%) TCP/IP
7 20 (6.41%) VLAN
8 18 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
9 17 (5.45%) Network Security
10 13 (4.17%) Internet
10 13 (4.17%) iSCSI
10 13 (4.17%) VoIP
11 11 (3.53%) Skype
12 8 (2.56%) MPLS
12 8 (2.56%) NAS
12 8 (2.56%) SSL
13 7 (2.24%) SNMP
14 6 (1.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (49.36%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.03%) MySQL
3 39 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (8.65%) MariaDB
6 25 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (6.73%) SQL Server 2019
9 17 (5.45%) MongoDB
10 16 (5.13%) NoSQL
10 16 (5.13%) Oracle Database
11 13 (4.17%) Big Data
11 13 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (2.88%) OLAP
13 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2017
14 8 (2.56%) Hadoop
14 8 (2.56%) Redis
14 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 7
15 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (7.69%) JIRA
2 15 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 9 (2.88%) Selenium
4 9 (2.88%) SoapUI
4 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.56%) MSTest
5 8 (2.56%) NUnit
5 8 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.28%) GitLab
7 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.32%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 40 (12.82%) Finance
2 22 (7.05%) Law
3 15 (4.81%) Banking
4 11 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.21%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.88%) Games
7 8 (2.56%) Back Office
8 7 (2.24%) Advertising
8 7 (2.24%) Automotive
8 7 (2.24%) Legal
9 6 (1.92%) Publishing
9 6 (1.92%) Retail
10 2 (0.64%) Local Government
10 2 (0.64%) Military
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (35.90%) DBA
2 61 (19.55%) SQL DBA
3 47 (15.06%) Administrator
4 35 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (9.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 25 (8.01%) MySQL DBA
7 22 (7.05%) Support Engineer
8 20 (6.41%) IT Engineer
9 19 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (5.77%) Analyst
11 17 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (3.85%) .NET Developer
14 12 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (3.85%) Developer
14 12 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.45%) .NET
2 14 (4.49%) .NET Framework
2 14 (4.49%) AngularJS
2 14 (4.49%) Middleware
3 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET Core
3 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (3.85%) Blazor
3 12 (3.85%) React
4 10 (3.21%) Web Services
5 8 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (2.56%) CSS
5 8 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 8 (2.56%) HTML
5 8 (2.56%) RESTful
5 8 (2.56%) WPF
6 7 (2.24%) Unreal Engine
7 6 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 83 (26.60%) Clustering
2 40 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.53%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.53%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.88%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.56%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.92%) Animation
8 6 (1.92%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.92%) FMCG
8 6 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.60%) PKI
9 5 (1.60%) User Experience
10 4 (1.28%) AS400
10 4 (1.28%) iSeries
11 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 134 (42.95%) Windows
2 96 (30.77%) Linux
3 75 (24.04%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (6.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (4.81%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.56%) Android
9 8 (2.56%) CentOS
10 7 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (2.24%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.92%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.60%) Unix
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.64%) Debian
14 2 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.72%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (18.27%) High Availability
3 48 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 43 (13.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (12.82%) DevOps
7 33 (10.58%) ITIL
8 30 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
10 25 (8.01%) Change Data Capture
11 24 (7.69%) Service Delivery
12 20 (6.41%) Problem Management
13 18 (5.77%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.45%) Migration
14 17 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
15 16 (5.13%) Open Source
16 15 (4.81%) Project Management
16 15 (4.81%) Scrum
16 15 (4.81%) Service Management
17 14 (4.49%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (37.82%) SQL
2 58 (18.59%) PowerShell
3 40 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 36 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 18 (5.77%) C#
5 18 (5.77%) Python
6 13 (4.17%) Perl
6 13 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.88%) Java
7 9 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.56%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.24%) C++
10 6 (1.92%) PHP
11 5 (1.60%) Korn
12 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.77%) Degree
3 18 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.13%) CCNA
5 16 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.81%) MCSE
7 13 (4.17%) MCSA
8 8 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.92%) MCP
10 5 (1.60%) CCNP
10 5 (1.60%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.28%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.96%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.32%) ISEB
13 1 (0.32%) MCITP
13 1 (0.32%) MCT
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.97%) QA
2 21 (6.73%) SLA
3 7 (2.24%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (1.92%) COBIT
4 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.64%) GDPR
6 2 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 82 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (15.71%) Hyper-V
4 30 (9.62%) vSphere
5 24 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (6.73%) XenApp
7 9 (2.88%) Firmware
7 9 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.92%) HDFS
9 5 (1.60%) Docker
9 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.96%) Varnish
10 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.64%) etcd
11 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 32 (10.26%) Failover Clustering
2 25 (8.01%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (5.13%) Ansible
3 16 (5.13%) SCCM
4 15 (4.81%) WSUS
5 14 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (4.49%) Terraform
6 13 (4.17%) Data Guard
7 10 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.21%) Puppet
8 8 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (1.92%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (1.92%) Grafana
11 5 (1.60%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.28%) Graphite
12 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.28%) Prometheus
12 4 (1.28%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 116 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 104 (33.33%) VMware
3 51 (16.35%) Oracle
3 51 (16.35%) Veeam
4 47 (15.06%) Cisco
5 39 (12.50%) Citrix
6 31 (9.94%) Dell
7 27 (8.65%) HP
8 25 (8.01%) Google
9 18 (5.77%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.49%) SolarWinds
11 11 (3.53%) Aruba
12 10 (3.21%) Atlassian
13 8 (2.56%) Avaya
13 8 (2.56%) Intel
13 8 (2.56%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.24%) IBM
14 7 (2.24%) NetApp
14 7 (2.24%) Zerto
15 6 (1.92%) Facebook