The table below looks at the statistics for Disaster Recovery skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 184 204 204
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1747 1647 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.44% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.75% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1311 1285
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91159 94353 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.17% 82.31% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 73885 75668 72432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Disaster Recovery
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Disaster Recovery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend

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

Disaster Recovery Salary Trend in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 within the UK.

Disaster Recovery Salary Histogram in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
England +16 1642 £47,500 +5.55% 146
London +48 687 £57,500 +15.00% 48
South East -29 323 £46,500 +5.68% 38
City of London +50 214 £57,500 +15.00% 16
East of England +29 197 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Yorkshire +14 108 £36,500 -15.11% 10
North West +19 105 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Berkshire -24 100 £46,500 +3.33% 12
East Midlands +27 99 £38,500 +28.33% 12
West Yorkshire +32 94 £35,000 -18.12% 4
Hampshire +13 73 £46,000 +16.45% 6
South West -15 69 £39,000 -22.00% 7
Leeds +23 66 £35,000 -18.60% 3
Reading -38 64 £46,500 -7.00% 5
Bedfordshire +54 63 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Essex +37 63 £50,000 -9.90%
Manchester +20 59 £44,500 +4.70% 3
Hertfordshire -7 52 £45,311 +13.27% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 45 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leicestershire +46 44 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Scotland -9 43 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -59 43 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Surrey -36 41 £55,000 +25.00% 10
Cheshire +3 36 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Leicester +37 30 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Edinburgh +1 29 £38,250 -15.00% 2
Northamptonshire +1 29 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Kent +22 28 £61,000 +87.69% 1
Milton Keynes -2 27 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Bedford - 27 £45,000 - 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1468 (43.19%) Windows
2 1387 (40.81%) Microsoft
3 1107 (32.57%) VMware
4 958 (28.18%) SQL
5 946 (27.83%) Active Directory
6 911 (26.80%) SQL Server
7 854 (25.13%) Finance
8 783 (23.04%) ITIL
9 766 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 714 (21.01%) Linux
11 710 (20.89%) SAN
12 690 (20.30%) Business Continuity
13 668 (19.65%) Firewall
14 658 (19.36%) Cisco
15 621 (18.27%) MS Excel
16 603 (17.74%) MS Exchange
17 586 (17.24%) Citrix
18 558 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 552 (16.24%) WAN
20 503 (14.80%) LAN
21 462 (13.59%) Oracle
22 460 (13.53%) DNS
23 457 (13.45%) HP
24 429 (12.62%) UNIX
25 421 (12.39%) Clustering
26 404 (11.89%) Degree
27 379 (11.15%) TCP/IP
28 374 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
29 373 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
30 370 (10.89%) Performance Tuning

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 603 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 266 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 253 (7.44%) IIS
4 231 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 151 (4.44%) Lync
6 136 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 132 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 125 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 122 (3.59%) Apache
10 107 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 61 (1.79%) Tomcat
12 46 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 36 (1.06%) WebSphere
14 33 (0.97%) JBoss
14 33 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
15 32 (0.94%) WebLogic
16 28 (0.82%) nginx
16 28 (0.82%) Confluence
17 20 (0.59%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 621 (18.27%) MS Excel
2 240 (7.06%) MS Office
3 58 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.47%) MS Project
6 15 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.21%) Solid Edge
8 2 (0.059%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.029%) SPSS
9 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.029%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.26%) CA PPM
6 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.21%) Maximo
8 6 (0.18%) Summit
8 6 (0.18%) RMDS
8 6 (0.18%) SalesLogix
8 6 (0.18%) Agresso
8 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.15%) Retail-J
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.15%) Endur
9 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.12%) GoldMine
10 4 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 98 (2.88%) Office 365
2 77 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.00%) IaaS
6 32 (0.94%) PaaS
7 25 (0.74%) SaaS
8 20 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.21%) Joyent
12 5 (0.15%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.029%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 710 (20.89%) SAN
2 668 (19.65%) Firewall
3 552 (16.24%) WAN
4 503 (14.80%) LAN
5 460 (13.53%) DNS
6 379 (11.15%) TCP/IP
7 307 (9.03%) VPN
8 293 (8.62%) DHCP
9 239 (7.03%) Network Security
10 176 (5.18%) VoIP
11 164 (4.82%) Internet
12 161 (4.74%) NAS
13 155 (4.56%) Wireless
14 150 (4.41%) BGP
15 145 (4.27%) MPLS
16 115 (3.38%) iSCSI
17 112 (3.30%) EIGRP
18 110 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
18 110 (3.24%) Cisco Nexus
19 108 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 303 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 233 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 227 (6.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 208 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 199 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 144 (4.24%) MySQL
8 142 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 137 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 120 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 111 (3.27%) Relational Database
12 85 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 81 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 75 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
15 51 (1.50%) DB2
16 44 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
16 44 (1.29%) OLTP
17 41 (1.21%) RDBMS
17 41 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
18 37 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (1.06%) JIRA
2 32 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 26 (0.76%) Subversion
4 24 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 20 (0.59%) Visual Studio
7 19 (0.56%) Hudson
8 18 (0.53%) Toad
8 18 (0.53%) LoadRunner
9 14 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (0.38%) Maven
10 13 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.35%) Ant
12 11 (0.32%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.32%) Rational Performance Tester
12 11 (0.32%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.21%) JProfiler
13 7 (0.21%) JMeter
14 4 (0.12%) ProC
General
1 854 (25.13%) Finance
2 229 (6.74%) Banking
3 175 (5.15%) Retail
4 173 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 122 (3.59%) Back Office
6 99 (2.91%) Law
7 85 (2.50%) Legal
8 81 (2.38%) Financial Institution
9 62 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.82%) Advertising
10 53 (1.56%) Marketing
11 39 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 34 (1.00%) Publishing
12 34 (1.00%) Billing
13 19 (0.56%) Games
14 17 (0.50%) Front Office
14 17 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.44%) Automotive
16 9 (0.26%) French Language
17 7 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 495 (14.56%) Analyst
2 451 (13.27%) DBA
3 421 (12.39%) Administrator
4 262 (7.71%) SQL DBA
5 251 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 202 (5.94%) Consultant
7 198 (5.83%) Support Analyst
8 189 (5.56%) Architect
9 188 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
10 177 (5.21%) Support Engineer
11 136 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
12 129 (3.80%) Network Engineer
13 128 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
14 104 (3.06%) Oracle DBA
15 94 (2.77%) Developer
16 88 (2.59%) Service Manager
17 86 (2.53%) Server Engineer
18 82 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
19 81 (2.38%) Applications Support
20 76 (2.24%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (5.06%) .NET
2 141 (4.15%) Web Services
3 69 (2.03%) HTML
4 64 (1.88%) XML
5 53 (1.56%) Middleware
6 41 (1.21%) CSS
7 38 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 35 (1.03%) LAMP
9 32 (0.94%) J2EE
10 30 (0.88%) Software Packaging
11 28 (0.82%) REST
11 28 (0.82%) SOAP
12 23 (0.68%) Application Packaging
13 20 (0.59%) jQuery
13 20 (0.59%) HTML5
13 20 (0.59%) Flash
14 16 (0.47%) SAML
15 15 (0.44%) SAP Basis
15 15 (0.44%) JMS
15 15 (0.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 421 (12.39%) Clustering
2 373 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
3 360 (10.59%) Replication
4 278 (8.18%) Management Information System
5 135 (3.97%) Blackberry
6 98 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 64 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 63 (1.85%) Statistics
9 55 (1.62%) Hedge funds
10 47 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 46 (1.35%) iSeries
12 44 (1.29%) AS400
12 44 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 37 (1.09%) Open Source
14 29 (0.85%) Mainframe
15 28 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 27 (0.79%) FMCG
16 27 (0.79%) EqualLogic
17 26 (0.76%) Wiki
18 23 (0.68%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1468 (43.19%) Windows
2 714 (21.01%) Linux
3 558 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 429 (12.62%) UNIX
5 374 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 331 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 181 (5.33%) Windows 7
8 170 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 141 (4.15%) Solaris
10 126 (3.71%) Windows XP
11 97 (2.85%) AIX
12 60 (1.77%) CentOS
13 59 (1.74%) Windows 8
14 47 (1.38%) Windows Vista
15 38 (1.12%) Ubuntu
16 36 (1.06%) Android
16 36 (1.06%) Debian
16 36 (1.06%) Windows 2000
17 26 (0.76%) HPUX
18 18 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (23.04%) ITIL
2 690 (20.30%) Business Continuity
3 370 (10.89%) Performance Tuning
4 324 (9.53%) Project Management
5 321 (9.44%) Service Delivery
6 291 (8.56%) Change Management
7 287 (8.44%) Information Security
8 247 (7.27%) Migration
9 223 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
10 207 (6.09%) BCP
11 205 (6.03%) Load Balancing
12 185 (5.44%) High Availability
13 183 (5.38%) Service Management
14 182 (5.35%) Risk Management
15 174 (5.12%) Business Continuity Planning
16 169 (4.97%) Configuration Management
17 157 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
18 151 (4.44%) Problem Management
19 148 (4.35%) Incident Management
19 148 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 958 (28.18%) SQL
2 310 (9.12%) PowerShell
3 209 (6.15%) T-SQL
4 203 (5.97%) Java
5 183 (5.38%) Perl
6 164 (4.82%) Shell Script
7 133 (3.91%) Python
8 88 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 81 (2.38%) C#
10 80 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 56 (1.65%) PHP
11 56 (1.65%) VB
12 51 (1.50%) JavaScript
13 49 (1.44%) C
14 43 (1.27%) Ruby
15 37 (1.09%) VBA
15 37 (1.09%) VBScript
16 35 (1.03%) C++
17 20 (0.59%) RPG
18 19 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 404 (11.89%) Degree
2 369 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 311 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
4 229 (6.74%) MCSE
5 222 (6.53%) CCNA
6 198 (5.83%) CCNP
7 187 (5.50%) Security Cleared
8 160 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 160 (4.71%) CISSP
9 144 (4.24%) SC Cleared
10 108 (3.18%) MCSA
11 91 (2.68%) MCITP
12 87 (2.56%) CISA
13 83 (2.44%) MCP
14 72 (2.12%) CISM
15 69 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
16 58 (1.71%) CCA
17 56 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
18 50 (1.47%) DV Cleared
19 42 (1.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (8.65%) SLA
2 207 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 131 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 59 (1.74%) QA
5 54 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 43 (1.27%) COBIT
7 17 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.47%) BS25999
9 10 (0.29%) BS7799
10 9 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 5 (0.15%) COSO
12 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.059%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 946 (27.83%) Active Directory
2 766 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 299 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 242 (7.12%) vSphere
5 235 (6.91%) XenApp
6 181 (5.33%) VMware ESX
7 90 (2.65%) Terminal Services
8 86 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
9 63 (1.85%) XenServer
10 56 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
11 55 (1.62%) XenDesktop
12 53 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
13 42 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 41 (1.21%) NFS
15 34 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 30 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 27 (0.79%) VMware Server
18 26 (0.76%) Xen
19 25 (0.74%) Terminal Server
20 24 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 212 (6.24%) SCCM
2 138 (4.06%) SCOM
3 96 (2.82%) NetBackup
4 92 (2.71%) Puppet
5 83 (2.44%) Data Guard
6 77 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 75 (2.21%) WSUS
8 68 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 53 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 49 (1.44%) Backup Exec
11 43 (1.27%) Nagios
12 41 (1.21%) Tivoli
13 26 (0.76%) ARCserve
13 26 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
14 25 (0.74%) Control-M
15 24 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
16 22 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 19 (0.56%) Vagrant
18 18 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 18 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1387 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 1107 (32.57%) VMware
3 658 (19.36%) Cisco
4 586 (17.24%) Citrix
5 462 (13.59%) Oracle
6 457 (13.45%) HP
7 219 (6.44%) Red Hat
8 198 (5.83%) NetApp
9 189 (5.56%) EMC
10 177 (5.21%) Symantec
11 135 (3.97%) Dell
12 128 (3.77%) IBM
13 125 (3.68%) Juniper
14 107 (3.15%) CheckPoint
15 96 (2.82%) SolarWinds
16 89 (2.62%) F5
17 78 (2.29%) Veritas
18 69 (2.03%) SAP
19 58 (1.71%) Avaya
20 57 (1.68%) 3PAR
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
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TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + great package and bonus
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Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus on call allowance
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London
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