The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 91 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 30 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 2.53% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 3.25% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 18
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £43,650 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £57,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Disaster Recovery
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1444 1138 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.09% 77.89% 73.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 966 1018
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Birmingham region.

Disaster Recovery Salary Trend in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Disaster Recovery Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery.

1 55 (50.93%) Microsoft
2 53 (49.07%) VMware
3 51 (47.22%) Windows
4 40 (37.04%) SQL
5 36 (33.33%) ITIL
6 34 (31.48%) SLA
7 33 (30.56%) UNIX
8 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (28.70%) Active Directory
10 28 (25.93%) Business Continuity
10 28 (25.93%) MS Exchange
11 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 26 (24.07%) Citrix
13 24 (22.22%) Degree
14 23 (21.30%) Finance
15 21 (19.44%) Service Delivery
15 21 (19.44%) Linux
15 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (19.44%) XenApp
16 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (14.81%) vSphere
18 16 (14.81%) WAN
18 16 (14.81%) SAN
19 15 (13.89%) LAN
19 15 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 14 (12.96%) Cisco
20 14 (12.96%) VMware ESX
21 13 (12.04%) Firewall
21 13 (12.04%) EMC

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Disaster Recovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2000
4 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.78%) Apache
10 2 (1.85%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.81%) WAN
1 16 (14.81%) SAN
2 15 (13.89%) LAN
3 13 (12.04%) Firewall
4 8 (7.41%) Network Security
5 7 (6.48%) NAS
6 4 (3.70%) VoIP
7 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.78%) LDAP
8 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.85%) Multicast
8 2 (1.85%) MPLS
8 2 (1.85%) VPN
8 2 (1.85%) DNS
9 1 (0.93%) Internet
9 1 (0.93%) DHCP
9 1 (0.93%) OSPF
9 1 (0.93%) DSL
9 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.78%) KDB
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Front Office
4 2 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (27.78%) Analyst
2 14 (12.96%) Applications Support
3 13 (12.04%) Architect
4 11 (10.19%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Service Manager
4 11 (10.19%) Customer Services Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Wintel Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) DBA
8 7 (6.48%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
9 6 (5.56%) Support Specialist
10 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.63%) Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Clustering
2 9 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.63%) Handset
4 3 (2.78%) Replication
4 3 (2.78%) VAX
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Equities
5 2 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.85%) Derivative
5 2 (1.85%) Statistics
5 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (47.22%) Windows
2 33 (30.56%) UNIX
3 21 (19.44%) Linux
4 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.56%) CentOS
7 5 (4.63%) VMS
8 3 (2.78%) AIX
8 3 (2.78%) Solaris
8 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.93%) SUSE
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
2 28 (25.93%) Business Continuity
3 21 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 13 (12.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (12.04%) Business Continuity Planning
5 12 (11.11%) Security Management
6 11 (10.19%) BCP
6 11 (10.19%) Coaching
7 9 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.56%) Change Control
9 6 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.63%) Information Security
10 5 (4.63%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.70%) Service Management
12 3 (2.78%) Data Security
12 3 (2.78%) Migration
12 3 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.70%) Java
4 4 (3.70%) Perl
5 3 (2.78%) Korn
5 3 (2.78%) VBScript
5 3 (2.78%) VB
5 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Degree
2 15 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (12.04%) MCP
4 8 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.70%) CCNA
6 4 (3.70%) MCSA
7 3 (2.78%) CCNP
8 2 (1.85%) CCIP
8 2 (1.85%) CCIE
8 2 (1.85%) CCA
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.85%) MCTS
8 2 (1.85%) MCITP
9 1 (0.93%) VCP4
9 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (31.48%) SLA
2 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (28.70%) Active Directory
3 21 (19.44%) XenApp
4 16 (14.81%) vSphere
5 14 (12.96%) VMware ESX
6 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
7 9 (8.33%) Terminal Services
8 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.93%) SRDF
11 1 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) Control-M
2 9 (8.33%) Nagios
3 8 (7.41%) Netcool
3 8 (7.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (4.63%) ARCserve
4 5 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Opsview
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (50.93%) Microsoft
2 53 (49.07%) VMware
3 26 (24.07%) Citrix
4 14 (12.96%) Cisco
5 13 (12.04%) EMC
6 8 (7.41%) Sun
6 8 (7.41%) Oracle
7 7 (6.48%) Dell
8 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.56%) Symantec
9 5 (4.63%) Juniper
10 4 (3.70%) NetApp
11 3 (2.78%) BMC
11 3 (2.78%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.78%) Kaseya
12 2 (1.85%) HP
12 2 (1.85%) IBM
13 1 (0.93%) Avaya
13 1 (0.93%) Brocade
13 1 (0.93%) Fortinet