The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 22 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 5 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.68% 4.98% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 6.76% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 1
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
Disaster Recovery
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 148 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.82% 73.63% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 77 113 119
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Disaster Recovery Salary Trend in the Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Support Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco