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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 218 192 197
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1520 1529 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.44% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.81% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1277 1381
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +0.29%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 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
England -28 1386 £45,000 - 167
London -32 545 £52,500 +0.96% 61
South East -21 288 £47,500 +7.95% 27
City of London -20 130 £60,000 +14.28% 25
East of England -23 120 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Yorkshire -31 103 £40,000 +5.26% 17
North West -1 87 £37,500 -0.66% 20
South West +19 82 £35,000 -17.64% 7
West Yorkshire -24 77 £40,000 +5.26% 13
Berkshire -1 76 £44,250 +4.11% 7
West Midlands -14 75 £38,500 -14.44% 9
Surrey -10 73 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands -16 61 £32,500 -12.16% 6
Scotland -8 49 £42,500 - 9
Hampshire -23 49 £44,500 +11.25% 7
Bedfordshire +32 46 £50,000 -7.40% 2
Reading +12 40 £35,500 -19.31% 4
Leeds -28 38 £40,500 +9.45% 10
Cheshire +18 37 £34,000 +13.33% 8
Birmingham -14 35 £37,500 -20.21% 7
Hertfordshire -15 29 £52,500 +17.97% 5
Somerset - 29 £27,000 - 2
Leicestershire +4 27 £38,750 +1.97% 4
Edinburgh +4 26 £30,000 -36.84% 4
County Antrim - 25 £26,000 - 1
Belfast - 25 £26,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 25 £26,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 23 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Buckinghamshire -15 23 £48,500 +14.79% 1
Bath - 23 £27,000 -

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1368 (43.51%) Windows
2 1011 (32.16%) Microsoft
3 904 (28.75%) VMware
4 885 (28.15%) SQL
5 795 (25.29%) SQL Server
6 789 (25.10%) ITIL
7 788 (25.06%) Finance
8 782 (24.87%) Active Directory
9 738 (23.47%) Linux
10 683 (21.72%) Business Continuity
11 655 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 613 (19.50%) SAN
13 582 (18.51%) MS Exchange
14 509 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 507 (16.13%) Firewall
16 496 (15.78%) Oracle
17 485 (15.43%) Cisco
18 438 (13.93%) DNS
19 431 (13.71%) MS Excel
20 417 (13.26%) Degree
21 416 (13.23%) Citrix
22 403 (12.82%) UNIX
23 381 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
24 370 (11.77%) Replication
25 356 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
26 352 (11.20%) Clustering
27 349 (11.10%) HP
28 332 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
29 323 (10.27%) TCP/IP
30 302 (9.61%) SQL Server 2008

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 582 (18.51%) MS Exchange
2 257 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 187 (5.95%) IIS
5 184 (5.85%) SharePoint
6 169 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 161 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 121 (3.85%) Apache
9 80 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 75 (2.39%) Lync
11 67 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
12 64 (2.04%) Tomcat
13 36 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 36 (1.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 35 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 23 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 21 (0.67%) nginx
17 20 (0.64%) WebSphere
18 19 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
19 18 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 431 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 186 (5.92%) MS Office
3 23 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.51%) MS Project
5 13 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.32%) Mingle
7 7 (0.22%) SPSS
8 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.032%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 65 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
6 13 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.29%) BASE24
8 7 (0.22%) SunGard AvantGard
9 5 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.16%) Agresso
9 5 (0.16%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.16%) SAP Retail
9 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.16%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.13%) Compiere
10 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.095%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.26%) Office 365
2 63 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (1.02%) IaaS
5 28 (0.89%) SaaS
6 20 (0.64%) PaaS
7 13 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.22%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.19%) Joyent
10 3 (0.095%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.095%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.064%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.064%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 613 (19.50%) SAN
2 507 (16.13%) Firewall
3 438 (13.93%) DNS
4 323 (10.27%) TCP/IP
5 278 (8.84%) LAN
6 268 (8.52%) WAN
7 232 (7.38%) VPN
8 225 (7.16%) NAS
9 207 (6.58%) DHCP
10 204 (6.49%) Internet
11 116 (3.69%) VoIP
12 89 (2.83%) Wireless
13 83 (2.64%) VLAN
14 76 (2.42%) Network Security
15 67 (2.13%) LDAP
16 62 (1.97%) MPLS
17 57 (1.81%) SSL
18 53 (1.69%) iSCSI
19 52 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
20 49 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 795 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 302 (9.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 227 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 216 (6.87%) Oracle Database
5 211 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 211 (6.71%) MySQL
6 149 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 130 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 128 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 104 (3.31%) Relational Database
11 101 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 83 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
13 71 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
14 64 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
15 61 (1.94%) OLTP
16 58 (1.84%) RDBMS
17 55 (1.75%) DB2
18 53 (1.69%) DTS
19 52 (1.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (1.27%) JIRA
2 18 (0.57%) Subversion
3 16 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 15 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (0.45%) Selenium
6 13 (0.41%) Toad
7 12 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.32%) Bugzilla
9 8 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.22%) MSI
10 7 (0.22%) AdminStudio
11 6 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.16%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (0.16%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 788 (25.06%) Finance
2 177 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 142 (4.52%) Banking
4 101 (3.21%) Retail
4 101 (3.21%) Legal
5 60 (1.91%) Back Office
6 58 (1.84%) Advertising
6 58 (1.84%) Marketing
7 53 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 52 (1.65%) Law
9 40 (1.27%) Billing
10 37 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 26 (0.83%) Publishing
13 19 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.51%) Front Office
15 15 (0.48%) Games
16 12 (0.38%) Electronics
17 10 (0.32%) Local Government
18 8 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 426 (13.55%) DBA
2 422 (13.42%) Administrator
3 379 (12.05%) Analyst
4 240 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
5 232 (7.38%) SQL DBA
6 227 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 212 (6.74%) Architect
8 203 (6.46%) Consultant
9 183 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 182 (5.79%) Support Analyst
11 125 (3.98%) Oracle DBA
12 119 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
13 114 (3.63%) SQL Server DBA
14 111 (3.53%) Service Manager
15 109 (3.47%) IT Support
16 92 (2.93%) Developer
17 84 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
18 81 (2.58%) Team Leader
19 75 (2.39%) Technical Support
20 70 (2.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (5.12%) .NET
2 116 (3.69%) Web Services
3 70 (2.23%) Middleware
4 64 (2.04%) XML
5 50 (1.59%) HTML
6 43 (1.37%) LAMP
7 37 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 31 (0.99%) SOAP
9 30 (0.95%) Software Packaging
10 26 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 23 (0.73%) JMS
12 20 (0.64%) CSS
13 19 (0.60%) COM
14 16 (0.51%) MDX
15 13 (0.41%) J2EE
16 12 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
16 12 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (0.38%) HTML5
17 11 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 370 (11.77%) Replication
2 352 (11.20%) Clustering
3 260 (8.27%) Management Information System
4 169 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 94 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 78 (2.48%) Firmware
7 73 (2.32%) Open Source
8 72 (2.29%) CLARiiON
9 64 (2.04%) Statistics
10 55 (1.75%) Hedge funds
11 54 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
12 50 (1.59%) Mathematics
12 50 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 48 (1.53%) Symmetrix DMX
14 43 (1.37%) EMC Centera
15 41 (1.30%) Mobile App
16 39 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
18 26 (0.83%) EqualLogic
19 22 (0.70%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 1368 (43.51%) Windows
2 738 (23.47%) Linux
3 509 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 403 (12.82%) UNIX
5 332 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 297 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 165 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 130 (4.13%) Windows 7
9 129 (4.10%) Solaris
10 91 (2.89%) Windows XP
11 67 (2.13%) HPUX
12 60 (1.91%) Windows 8
13 58 (1.84%) Windows 2000
14 47 (1.49%) AIX
15 42 (1.34%) Debian
15 42 (1.34%) Ubuntu
16 34 (1.08%) SUSE
17 29 (0.92%) CentOS
18 25 (0.80%) Android
19 17 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (25.10%) ITIL
2 683 (21.72%) Business Continuity
3 381 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 282 (8.97%) Project Management
5 217 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 200 (6.36%) Change Management
6 200 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
7 189 (6.01%) Change Control
8 183 (5.82%) Service Management
9 181 (5.76%) Migration
10 178 (5.66%) Information Security
11 175 (5.57%) Problem Management
12 171 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
13 160 (5.09%) Business Continuity Planning
14 156 (4.96%) BCP
14 156 (4.96%) Configuration Management
15 148 (4.71%) High Availability
16 145 (4.61%) Asset Management
17 143 (4.55%) Load Balancing
18 141 (4.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 885 (28.15%) SQL
2 231 (7.35%) T-SQL
3 210 (6.68%) Java
4 200 (6.36%) Shell Script
5 195 (6.20%) PowerShell
6 177 (5.63%) Perl
7 91 (2.89%) PL/SQL
8 84 (2.67%) Python
9 68 (2.16%) PHP
10 65 (2.07%) C#
11 63 (2.00%) Ruby
12 53 (1.69%) JavaScript
13 50 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 46 (1.46%) C
15 40 (1.27%) VB
16 34 (1.08%) VBScript
17 27 (0.86%) C++
18 23 (0.73%) Korn
18 23 (0.73%) AWK
19 22 (0.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 417 (13.26%) Degree
2 356 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 215 (6.84%) MCSE
4 214 (6.81%) Security Cleared
5 200 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
6 189 (6.01%) SC Cleared
7 163 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 148 (4.71%) CCNA
9 125 (3.98%) MCP
10 119 (3.78%) MCSA
11 88 (2.80%) CCNP
12 84 (2.67%) MCITP
13 74 (2.35%) CISSP
14 69 (2.19%) DV Cleared
15 50 (1.59%) MCTS
16 48 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
17 40 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
18 38 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
19 35 (1.11%) CISM
20 32 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (7.32%) SLA
2 148 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (2.74%) QA
4 52 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 43 (1.37%) COBIT
6 28 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.70%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 10 (0.32%) BS7799
10 8 (0.25%) BS25999
11 6 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.095%) GCP
13 2 (0.064%) GMP
13 2 (0.064%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (0.064%) GAMP
13 2 (0.064%) GxP
13 2 (0.064%) HL7
14 1 (0.032%) COSO
14 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.032%) FATCA
System Software
1 782 (24.87%) Active Directory
2 655 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 220 (7.00%) XenApp
5 210 (6.68%) VMware ESX
6 202 (6.42%) vSphere
7 97 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
8 91 (2.89%) Oracle RMAN
8 91 (2.89%) XenDesktop
9 85 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
10 53 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 44 (1.40%) Terminal Services
12 42 (1.34%) XenServer
13 39 (1.24%) NFS
13 39 (1.24%) KVM
14 33 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
15 21 (0.67%) Xen
16 20 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 18 (0.57%) VMware Server
17 18 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 118 (3.75%) NetBackup
2 107 (3.40%) Backup Exec
3 89 (2.83%) Data Guard
4 83 (2.64%) SCCM
5 82 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 73 (2.32%) Puppet
7 63 (2.00%) SCOM
7 63 (2.00%) WSUS
8 55 (1.75%) Nagios
9 48 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (1.34%) HP SIM
11 36 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 34 (1.08%) ARCserve
13 30 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
14 25 (0.80%) OpenView
15 20 (0.64%) HP NNM
16 17 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
17 15 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
17 15 (0.48%) SCVMM
18 14 (0.45%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1011 (32.16%) Microsoft
2 904 (28.75%) VMware
3 496 (15.78%) Oracle
4 485 (15.43%) Cisco
5 416 (13.23%) Citrix
6 349 (11.10%) HP
7 216 (6.87%) EMC
8 207 (6.58%) Red Hat
9 194 (6.17%) NetApp
10 131 (4.17%) Symantec
11 124 (3.94%) IBM
12 101 (3.21%) Dell
13 75 (2.39%) Sun
14 69 (2.19%) Veritas
15 52 (1.65%) SolarWinds
16 47 (1.49%) Veeam
17 45 (1.43%) Juniper
18 40 (1.27%) CheckPoint
19 38 (1.21%) Brocade
20 37 (1.18%) SAP
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