Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Replication
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 680 470 528
Rank change year-on-year -210 +58 -10
Permanent jobs citing Replication 373 244 731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.37% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 310 214 576
10th Percentile £30,731 £28,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £38,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,938 £66,250
90th Percentile £75,375 £75,875 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% -3.16% +11.76%

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 48,959 17,784 49,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 35.93% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29,459 14,425 37,672
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -233 314 £47,500 -5.00% 86
UK excluding London -187 200 £45,000 -2.17% 56
London -180 118 £57,500 -8.00% 35
Work from Home -213 80 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Midlands -94 66 £52,500 +52.17% 17
North of England -138 53 £41,500 -17.00% 15
West Midlands -74 52 £55,000 +69.23% 13
South East -138 49 £40,500 -10.00% 11
North West -91 40 £41,500 -17.00% 9
South West -91 17 £42,500 -22.73% 5
East Midlands -69 14 £52,500 -8.70% 4
East of England -88 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -106 8 £42,500 +41.67% 6
North East -36 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Scotland -101 5 £35,000 -23.50% 2
Wales -51 2 £35,000 +16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 156 (41.82%) Azure
2 155 (41.55%) Microsoft
3 153 (41.02%) Windows
4 148 (39.68%) VMware
5 135 (36.19%) SQL
6 120 (32.17%) Active Directory
7 110 (29.49%) SQL Server
8 94 (25.20%) Social Skills
9 91 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 88 (23.59%) Microsoft 365
11 85 (22.79%) Windows Server
12 84 (22.52%) ITIL
12 84 (22.52%) Linux
13 78 (20.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 75 (20.11%) Migration
15 74 (19.84%) DNS
16 73 (19.57%) AWS
17 71 (19.03%) PowerShell
17 71 (19.03%) SAN
18 69 (18.50%) Veeam
19 66 (17.69%) Data Centre
19 66 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 63 (16.89%) DHCP
21 59 (15.82%) Finance
22 55 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
23 54 (14.48%) Clustering
24 49 (13.14%) IaaS
25 48 (12.87%) vSphere
26 47 (12.60%) T-SQL
27 46 (12.33%) 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 42 (11.26%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.22%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.68%) IIS
5 7 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.34%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.80%) Confluence
7 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 10 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.88%) SAP HR
2 7 (1.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.34%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.54%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 156 (41.82%) Azure
2 88 (23.59%) Microsoft 365
3 73 (19.57%) AWS
4 49 (13.14%) IaaS
5 33 (8.85%) PaaS
6 31 (8.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (6.97%) SaaS
8 12 (3.22%) GCP
9 11 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.41%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (2.41%) Boomi
11 8 (2.14%) Azure Storage
11 8 (2.14%) GitHub
11 8 (2.14%) Google Workspace
12 7 (1.88%) Power Platform
12 7 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (1.61%) Snowflake
14 5 (1.34%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 5 (1.34%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.84%) DNS
2 71 (19.03%) SAN
3 63 (16.89%) DHCP
4 40 (10.72%) Firewall
5 25 (6.70%) VPN
6 24 (6.43%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (3.49%) LAN
7 13 (3.49%) NAS
8 12 (3.22%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (3.22%) Skype
9 11 (2.95%) iSCSI
10 10 (2.68%) WAN
11 8 (2.14%) MPLS
12 7 (1.88%) VoIP
13 6 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.61%) Wireless
14 5 (1.34%) Internet
14 5 (1.34%) WLAN
15 4 (1.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (10.19%) MySQL
4 34 (9.12%) Azure SQL Database
5 30 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (6.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (6.43%) Oracle Database
8 24 (6.43%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (3.75%) SQL Server 2019
10 13 (3.49%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.95%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.68%) MariaDB
12 10 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (2.14%) Data Lake
14 8 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.61%) JIRA
3 5 (1.34%) Selenium
3 5 (1.34%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.07%) Postman
4 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.54%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.27%) GitLab
7 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (25.20%) Social Skills
2 59 (15.82%) Finance
3 26 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.17%) Games
5 17 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.75%) Banking
7 12 (3.22%) Legal
8 9 (2.41%) Law
8 9 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.14%) Retail
10 7 (1.88%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (1.61%) Automotive
11 6 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.61%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.34%) Publishing
13 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.54%) Local Government
15 2 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (22.52%) DBA
2 53 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (12.60%) Analyst
4 43 (11.53%) Administrator
5 39 (10.46%) SQL DBA
6 30 (8.04%) Cloud Engineer
7 23 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 23 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 22 (5.90%) Financial Analyst
9 21 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support
10 20 (5.36%) Developer
10 20 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
11 19 (5.09%) Azure Engineer
11 19 (5.09%) Senior DBA
12 17 (4.56%) IT Engineer
13 16 (4.29%) Architect
13 16 (4.29%) Consultant
14 15 (4.02%) SQL Server DBA
14 15 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.75%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.14%) Middleware
1 8 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (2.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (1.61%) .NET
3 5 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.80%) MDX
4 3 (0.80%) POSIX
4 3 (0.80%) REST
4 3 (0.80%) Velocity
4 3 (0.80%) XML
5 2 (0.54%) CSS
5 2 (0.54%) Flash
5 2 (0.54%) Google Maps API
5 2 (0.54%) HTML
5 2 (0.54%) jQuery
5 2 (0.54%) LAMP
5 2 (0.54%) SOAP
5 2 (0.54%) Spring
5 2 (0.54%) WSH
5 2 (0.54%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 54 (14.48%) Clustering
3 27 (7.24%) Public Cloud
4 24 (6.43%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.02%) Driving Licence
7 13 (3.49%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.41%) PKI
9 7 (1.88%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.88%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.61%) EFT
11 5 (1.34%) CMDB
11 5 (1.34%) FMCG
11 5 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (1.34%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 4 (1.07%) Animation
12 4 (1.07%) EMC VNX
12 4 (1.07%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 153 (41.02%) Windows
2 85 (22.79%) Windows Server
3 84 (22.52%) Linux
4 45 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (9.12%) Windows Server 2019
6 27 (7.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (5.63%) Unix
8 20 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (3.75%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.68%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.34%) AIX
12 5 (1.34%) VMS
13 4 (1.07%) Solaris
14 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.54%) Android
15 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.54%) CentOS
15 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.52%) ITIL
2 78 (20.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 75 (20.11%) Migration
4 66 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 55 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
6 46 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (11.80%) Configuration Management
7 44 (11.80%) Service Delivery
8 43 (11.53%) DevOps
9 38 (10.19%) High Availability
10 36 (9.65%) Problem Management
11 30 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (8.04%) Data Security
12 29 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (7.51%) Change Management
13 28 (7.51%) Project Delivery
14 27 (7.24%) Mentoring
15 26 (6.97%) Capacity Planning
15 26 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (6.43%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 135 (36.19%) SQL
2 71 (19.03%) PowerShell
3 47 (12.60%) T-SQL
4 18 (4.83%) Python
5 15 (4.02%) C#
6 14 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.49%) VBScript
8 11 (2.95%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.68%) Java
9 10 (2.68%) VB
10 8 (2.14%) PHP
11 7 (1.88%) ABAP
11 7 (1.88%) Perl
12 5 (1.34%) C++
12 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.80%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.27%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.27%) R
15 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 34 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.31%) Degree
2 31 (8.31%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.90%) MCSE
4 13 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (3.49%) MCSA
5 10 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.88%) CCNA
6 7 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.61%) MCP
8 5 (1.34%) CCA
8 5 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.34%) MCITP
9 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.07%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.80%) HND
11 2 (0.54%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.54%) MCT
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.58%) SLA
2 22 (5.90%) COBIT
3 21 (5.63%) GDPR
4 17 (4.56%) QA
5 15 (4.02%) PCI DSS
6 12 (3.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (2.14%) Data Quality
9 7 (1.88%) PMO
10 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (1.07%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.27%) GRC
System Software
1 120 (32.17%) Active Directory
2 91 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (12.87%) vSphere
4 28 (7.51%) Hyper-V
5 19 (5.09%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (5.09%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (4.56%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (3.22%) Docker
8 12 (3.22%) XenApp
9 7 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (1.61%) vCloud
11 5 (1.34%) NFS
11 5 (1.34%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.34%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.07%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (1.07%) Firmware
13 3 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 26 (6.97%) Terraform
2 21 (5.63%) Ansible
3 19 (5.09%) Data Guard
4 16 (4.29%) vCenter Server
5 15 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.75%) Puppet
7 13 (3.49%) SCCM
8 12 (3.22%) Kubernetes
9 11 (2.95%) NetBackup
9 11 (2.95%) SCOM
10 10 (2.68%) Nagios
11 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (2.41%) WSUS
12 8 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (2.14%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 7 (1.88%) OfficeScan
14 6 (1.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 6 (1.61%) Grafana
Vendors
1 155 (41.55%) Microsoft
2 148 (39.68%) VMware
3 69 (18.50%) Veeam
4 41 (10.99%) Cisco
5 37 (9.92%) Oracle
6 34 (9.12%) Dell
7 30 (8.04%) Citrix
8 28 (7.51%) Zerto
9 27 (7.24%) NetApp
10 23 (6.17%) HP
11 16 (4.29%) EMC
12 15 (4.02%) SAP
13 12 (3.22%) Brocade
13 12 (3.22%) Google
13 12 (3.22%) Veritas
14 11 (2.95%) CommVault
14 11 (2.95%) Dell Compellent
14 11 (2.95%) Sophos
15 10 (2.68%) Nimble Storage
16 9 (2.41%) 3PAR