The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 168 173 138
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 95 71 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.04% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.30% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 66 96
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £43,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.17%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Disaster Recovery Salary Trend in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Disaster Recovery Salary Histogram in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 36 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Manchester -4 33 £37,000 -7.50% 11
Merseyside +14 14 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Lancashire -1 6 £38,230 +31.82% 2
Disaster Recovery
England

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 72 (35.47%) Windows
2 70 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 68 (33.50%) ITIL
4 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 62 (30.54%) SQL
6 57 (28.08%) Finance
6 57 (28.08%) VMware
7 55 (27.09%) SLA
8 52 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (18.72%) Active Directory
9 38 (18.72%) SAN
10 35 (17.24%) NetApp
11 34 (16.75%) Linux
11 34 (16.75%) Business Continuity
12 31 (15.27%) Replication
12 31 (15.27%) Degree
13 30 (14.78%) Change Management
14 28 (13.79%) Cisco
14 28 (13.79%) Computer Science
15 27 (13.30%) .NET
15 27 (13.30%) HP
16 26 (12.81%) EMC
16 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (12.81%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (12.32%) Firmware
18 24 (11.82%) UNIX
18 24 (11.82%) NAS
18 24 (11.82%) Change Control
19 23 (11.33%) DNS
19 23 (11.33%) WAN

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 20 (9.85%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.93%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.45%) IIS
5 7 (3.45%) Apache
6 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.46%) nginx
7 5 (2.46%) Lync
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (4.93%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.42%) Office 365
2 8 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.72%) SAN
2 24 (11.82%) NAS
3 23 (11.33%) DNS
3 23 (11.33%) WAN
4 21 (10.34%) LAN
5 20 (9.85%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (8.37%) DHCP
6 17 (8.37%) TCP/IP
7 11 (5.42%) VPN
8 10 (4.93%) Internet
8 10 (4.93%) Firewall
9 7 (3.45%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.46%) tcpdump
10 5 (2.46%) SMTP
11 4 (1.97%) MPLS
11 4 (1.97%) Wireless
11 4 (1.97%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.48%) IPsec
12 3 (1.48%) SSL
12 3 (1.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (9.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (9.36%) Oracle Database
5 18 (8.87%) DB2
6 17 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (5.91%) MySQL
9 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (4.43%) Hadoop
10 9 (4.43%) Big Data
10 9 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (2.46%) OLTP
12 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.97%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (3.94%) JIRA
2 3 (1.48%) Subversion
3 2 (0.99%) NUnit
3 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 57 (28.08%) Finance
2 23 (11.33%) Back Office
3 10 (4.93%) Advertising
4 8 (3.94%) Publishing
5 6 (2.96%) Legal
6 5 (2.46%) Local Government
7 4 (1.97%) Banking
7 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (16.75%) Administrator
2 31 (15.27%) Analyst
3 29 (14.29%) DBA
4 19 (9.36%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (7.39%) Developer
6 14 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 14 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 13 (6.40%) Storage Specialist
7 13 (6.40%) Technical Specialist
8 12 (5.91%) Team Leader
9 11 (5.42%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.94%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (3.94%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.94%) Release Manager
12 7 (3.45%) Storage Analyst
13 6 (2.96%) IT Support
13 6 (2.96%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.30%) .NET
2 19 (9.36%) Web Services
3 17 (8.37%) .NET Framework
4 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.93%) WCF
5 10 (4.93%) JMS
6 8 (3.94%) Middleware
6 8 (3.94%) WF
6 8 (3.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (3.45%) HTML
8 5 (2.46%) XML
9 2 (0.99%) CSS
9 2 (0.99%) WPF
10 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.49%) XHTML
10 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) Replication
2 28 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 25 (12.32%) Firmware
4 22 (10.84%) CLARiiON
5 20 (9.85%) EMC Centera
5 20 (9.85%) Symmetrix DMX
6 15 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (5.42%) Clustering
9 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.46%) Statistics
11 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.48%) Kindle
12 3 (1.48%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.48%) iPhone
13 2 (0.99%) IPTV
13 2 (0.99%) RMADS
13 2 (0.99%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.47%) Windows
2 34 (16.75%) Linux
3 24 (11.82%) UNIX
4 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.43%) Windows 2000
9 8 (3.94%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.94%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.46%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.48%) Android
13 2 (0.99%) Debian
13 2 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.50%) ITIL
2 34 (16.75%) Business Continuity
3 30 (14.78%) Change Management
4 26 (12.81%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (11.82%) Change Control
6 23 (11.33%) Asset Management
7 19 (9.36%) Configuration Management
7 19 (9.36%) Project Management
8 18 (8.87%) EAI
8 18 (8.87%) SOA
9 17 (8.37%) Incident Management
9 17 (8.37%) Capacity Management
9 17 (8.37%) Database Security
10 16 (7.88%) Problem Management
11 13 (6.40%) Migration
12 9 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (4.43%) High Availability
13 8 (3.94%) Release Management
13 8 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.54%) SQL
2 18 (8.87%) Java
3 15 (7.39%) Ruby
4 14 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.91%) C#
6 10 (4.93%) Python
6 10 (4.93%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.96%) PHP
8 5 (2.46%) Perl
9 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.49%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 31 (15.27%) Degree
2 17 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.93%) MCITP
4 9 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (4.43%) MCTS
5 7 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.45%) MCSE
5 7 (3.45%) CCNP
6 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.97%) CCNA
7 4 (1.97%) MCP
8 3 (1.48%) CCIE
8 3 (1.48%) CISSP
8 3 (1.48%) CCIP
8 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.48%) CISM
8 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.48%) NCDA
8 3 (1.48%) NCIE
8 3 (1.48%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (27.09%) SLA
2 14 (6.90%) QA
3 6 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) BS7799
System Software
1 52 (25.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (18.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.42%) vSphere
5 9 (4.43%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.46%) Varnish
7 5 (2.46%) Squid
8 4 (1.97%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.48%) vCloud
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.49%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) OpenView
1 10 (4.93%) TIBCO Hawk
2 9 (4.43%) SCOM
3 7 (3.45%) Nagios
3 7 (3.45%) Puppet
3 7 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.96%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.96%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.96%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.97%) Foglight
5 4 (1.97%) SCCM
5 4 (1.97%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.48%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.99%) WSUS
7 2 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.08%) VMware
3 35 (17.24%) NetApp
4 28 (13.79%) Cisco
5 27 (13.30%) HP
6 26 (12.81%) EMC
7 22 (10.84%) Oracle
8 15 (7.39%) Red Hat
9 13 (6.40%) TIBCO
10 10 (4.93%) IBM
10 10 (4.93%) Citrix
11 9 (4.43%) Dell
12 8 (3.94%) Remedy
13 7 (3.45%) RainStor
14 6 (2.96%) SAP
15 4 (1.97%) ProCurve
15 4 (1.97%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.97%) Imperva
15 4 (1.97%) Symantec
15 4 (1.97%) Juniper
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