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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 207 209 197
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1597 1706 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.43% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.74% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1366 1310
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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
91708 97795 89741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 81.98% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74090 78809 73756
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 0 1508 £47,500 +5.55% 169
London +35 608 £55,000 +10.00% 48
South East -32 297 £46,000 +2.22% 37
City of London +60 195 £55,000 - 14
East of England +8 164 £45,000 - 21
North West +9 117 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire +1 102 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Hampshire +36 98 £50,000 +25.00% 12
East Midlands +25 90 £40,000 +23.07% 10
West Yorkshire +16 87 £35,000 -18.60% 9
South West -6 74 £37,500 -28.57% 11
Berkshire -33 71 £46,500 -2.10% 14
Manchester +24 67 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Leeds +12 62 £35,000 -18.60% 7
Essex +25 54 £47,500 -15.92%
Reading -14 53 £45,000 -12.19% 7
Hertfordshire -11 50 £46,250 +6.32% 9
West Midlands -61 44 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Bedfordshire +36 42 £45,000 +4.55% 2
Cheshire +16 39 £37,500 +1.35% 5
Scotland -8 38 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Surrey -24 34 £46,500 +3.33% 7
Leicestershire +34 30 £42,000 +31.25% 4
Southampton +9 30 £46,000 +11.51% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 28 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Fareham +20 25 £63,750 +41.66%
Northamptonshire -9 25 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Edinburgh +9 23 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Kent +7 23 £57,000 +34.11%
Bristol +4 22 £39,000 +1.96% 3

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1425 (42.87%) Windows
2 1308 (39.35%) Microsoft
3 1075 (32.34%) VMware
4 916 (27.56%) SQL
5 905 (27.23%) Active Directory
6 870 (26.17%) SQL Server
7 800 (24.07%) Finance
8 775 (23.32%) ITIL
9 744 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 715 (21.51%) SAN
11 699 (21.03%) Linux
12 693 (20.85%) Business Continuity
13 675 (20.31%) Cisco
14 659 (19.83%) Firewall
15 593 (17.84%) MS Excel
16 566 (17.03%) Citrix
17 559 (16.82%) MS Exchange
18 533 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 529 (15.91%) WAN
20 488 (14.68%) LAN
21 466 (14.02%) DNS
22 461 (13.87%) Oracle
23 430 (12.94%) Clustering
24 422 (12.70%) HP
25 404 (12.15%) Degree
26 392 (11.79%) UNIX
27 380 (11.43%) Replication
28 362 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
28 362 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
29 361 (10.86%) Performance Tuning

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 559 (16.82%) MS Exchange
2 256 (7.70%) SharePoint
3 248 (7.46%) IIS
4 205 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 173 (5.20%) Lync
6 127 (3.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 125 (3.76%) Apache
8 113 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 104 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 87 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 63 (1.90%) Tomcat
12 43 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 37 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 36 (1.08%) JBoss
15 31 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 30 (0.90%) Confluence
16 30 (0.90%) nginx
17 29 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
18 23 (0.69%) OpenStack
19 21 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 593 (17.84%) MS Excel
2 211 (6.35%) MS Office
3 50 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.33%) MS Project
6 8 (0.24%) Solid Edge
6 8 (0.24%) PowerPivot
6 8 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 9 (0.27%) Agresso
7 8 (0.24%) Maximo
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.18%) RMDS
8 6 (0.18%) Summit
9 5 (0.15%) Retail-J
9 5 (0.15%) Endur
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (2.44%) Office 365
3 53 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (1.14%) SaaS
6 34 (1.02%) PaaS
7 32 (0.96%) IaaS
8 24 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 20 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.21%) Joyent
13 5 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
13 5 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.15%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.15%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 715 (21.51%) SAN
2 659 (19.83%) Firewall
3 529 (15.91%) WAN
4 488 (14.68%) LAN
5 466 (14.02%) DNS
6 360 (10.83%) TCP/IP
7 314 (9.45%) DHCP
8 311 (9.36%) VPN
9 236 (7.10%) Network Security
10 174 (5.23%) VoIP
11 170 (5.11%) NAS
12 167 (5.02%) BGP
13 158 (4.75%) MPLS
14 154 (4.63%) Internet
15 145 (4.36%) Wireless
16 131 (3.94%) EIGRP
17 124 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
18 114 (3.43%) OSPF
19 107 (3.22%) LDAP
19 107 (3.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 295 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 227 (6.83%) Oracle Database
4 224 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 197 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 171 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 149 (4.48%) MySQL
8 143 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 117 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
10 105 (3.16%) Relational Database
11 91 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 88 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 74 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 67 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
15 52 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
16 49 (1.47%) DB2
17 40 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
18 34 (1.02%) DTS
19 33 (0.99%) MS Access
20 31 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (1.11%) JIRA
2 35 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 32 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 30 (0.90%) Subversion
5 25 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (0.66%) Hudson
7 20 (0.60%) Ant
7 20 (0.60%) Maven
8 17 (0.51%) LoadRunner
9 16 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 16 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.36%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.36%) Toad
12 11 (0.33%) Rational Performance Tester
13 10 (0.30%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.18%) JProfiler
15 6 (0.18%) JMeter
16 4 (0.12%) ProC
General
1 800 (24.07%) Finance
2 208 (6.26%) Banking
3 182 (5.48%) Retail
4 159 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 112 (3.37%) Back Office
6 104 (3.13%) Law
7 82 (2.47%) Legal
8 76 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 54 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 53 (1.59%) Advertising
11 52 (1.56%) Marketing
12 42 (1.26%) Billing
13 38 (1.14%) Publishing
14 26 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 19 (0.57%) Games
16 18 (0.54%) Front Office
17 13 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.36%) Automotive
19 8 (0.24%) Local Government
20 7 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 457 (13.75%) Analyst
2 434 (13.06%) DBA
3 386 (11.61%) Administrator
4 265 (7.97%) SQL DBA
5 232 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 209 (6.29%) Consultant
7 179 (5.39%) Architect
8 170 (5.11%) Support Analyst
9 162 (4.87%) Support Engineer
10 151 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
11 141 (4.24%) Network Engineer
11 141 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
12 119 (3.58%) SQL Server DBA
13 102 (3.07%) Oracle DBA
14 101 (3.04%) Service Manager
15 92 (2.77%) Developer
16 79 (2.38%) Server Engineer
16 79 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
17 77 (2.32%) 3rd Line Support
18 75 (2.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (5.35%) .NET
2 137 (4.12%) Web Services
3 65 (1.96%) Middleware
4 59 (1.77%) XML
5 54 (1.62%) HTML
6 36 (1.08%) CSS
7 35 (1.05%) LAMP
8 32 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 31 (0.93%) J2EE
10 27 (0.81%) Software Packaging
10 27 (0.81%) SOAP
11 23 (0.69%) Flash
12 21 (0.63%) JDBC
13 19 (0.57%) SAML
14 18 (0.54%) jQuery
14 18 (0.54%) REST
14 18 (0.54%) Application Packaging
15 17 (0.51%) .NET Framework
15 17 (0.51%) RESTful
16 16 (0.48%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 430 (12.94%) Clustering
2 380 (11.43%) Replication
3 362 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 296 (8.90%) Management Information System
5 118 (3.55%) Blackberry
6 94 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 67 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 66 (1.99%) Statistics
9 50 (1.50%) Hedge funds
9 50 (1.50%) AS400
10 49 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 49 (1.47%) iSeries
11 40 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (1.14%) Open Source
13 34 (1.02%) CMDB
14 29 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 29 (0.87%) EqualLogic
15 27 (0.81%) Mainframe
16 26 (0.78%) Wiki
17 25 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1425 (42.87%) Windows
2 699 (21.03%) Linux
3 533 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 392 (11.79%) UNIX
5 362 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 323 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 168 (5.05%) Windows 7
8 162 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 134 (4.03%) Solaris
10 118 (3.55%) Windows XP
11 106 (3.19%) AIX
12 64 (1.93%) CentOS
13 47 (1.41%) Ubuntu
14 45 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 43 (1.29%) Windows Vista
16 38 (1.14%) Debian
17 34 (1.02%) Android
18 26 (0.78%) Windows 2000
19 22 (0.66%) HPUX
20 20 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (23.32%) ITIL
2 693 (20.85%) Business Continuity
3 361 (10.86%) Performance Tuning
4 337 (10.14%) Project Management
5 307 (9.24%) Information Security
5 307 (9.24%) Service Delivery
6 295 (8.87%) Change Management
7 232 (6.98%) Migration
8 228 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
9 199 (5.99%) BCP
9 199 (5.99%) Load Balancing
10 195 (5.87%) Risk Management
11 194 (5.84%) High Availability
12 193 (5.81%) Service Management
13 180 (5.42%) Configuration Management
14 174 (5.23%) Business Continuity Planning
15 163 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
16 150 (4.51%) Mentoring
17 147 (4.42%) Problem Management
18 142 (4.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 916 (27.56%) SQL
2 296 (8.90%) PowerShell
3 207 (6.23%) Java
4 205 (6.17%) T-SQL
5 178 (5.35%) Perl
6 164 (4.93%) Shell Script
7 127 (3.82%) Python
8 82 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 81 (2.44%) C#
10 74 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 60 (1.81%) PHP
12 49 (1.47%) C
13 48 (1.44%) JavaScript
13 48 (1.44%) VB
13 48 (1.44%) Ruby
14 42 (1.26%) VBScript
15 36 (1.08%) C++
16 30 (0.90%) VBA
17 22 (0.66%) RPG
18 18 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 404 (12.15%) Degree
2 355 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 305 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
4 223 (6.71%) CCNA
5 216 (6.50%) MCSE
6 191 (5.75%) CCNP
7 185 (5.57%) Security Cleared
8 180 (5.42%) CISSP
9 153 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 147 (4.42%) SC Cleared
11 106 (3.19%) MCSA
12 98 (2.95%) CISA
13 86 (2.59%) MCITP
14 77 (2.32%) CISM
15 72 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
16 66 (1.99%) MCP
17 60 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
17 60 (1.81%) CCA
18 52 (1.56%) DV Cleared
19 45 (1.35%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (8.45%) SLA
2 212 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 131 (3.94%) PCI DSS
4 61 (1.84%) QA
5 54 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 48 (1.44%) COBIT
7 17 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.42%) BS25999
9 11 (0.33%) BS7799
10 9 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.090%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.090%) COSO
13 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 905 (27.23%) Active Directory
2 744 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 307 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 226 (6.80%) vSphere
5 213 (6.41%) XenApp
6 173 (5.20%) VMware ESX
7 92 (2.77%) Oracle RAC
8 84 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 65 (1.96%) XenServer
10 58 (1.74%) XenDesktop
11 49 (1.47%) NFS
12 47 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
12 47 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
13 42 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 35 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 32 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 29 (0.87%) Samba
17 28 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
18 27 (0.81%) Terminal Server
19 26 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 215 (6.47%) SCCM
2 134 (4.03%) SCOM
3 95 (2.86%) Puppet
4 89 (2.68%) NetBackup
4 89 (2.68%) Data Guard
5 79 (2.38%) WSUS
6 77 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
7 76 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 43 (1.29%) Tivoli
9 41 (1.23%) Backup Exec
9 41 (1.23%) Nagios
10 40 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 32 (0.96%) ARCserve
12 30 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
13 26 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
15 21 (0.63%) Control-M
16 20 (0.60%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.60%) Vagrant
17 17 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1308 (39.35%) Microsoft
2 1075 (32.34%) VMware
3 675 (20.31%) Cisco
4 566 (17.03%) Citrix
5 461 (13.87%) Oracle
6 422 (12.70%) HP
7 215 (6.47%) Red Hat
8 205 (6.17%) NetApp
9 168 (5.05%) Symantec
10 165 (4.96%) EMC
11 130 (3.91%) Dell
12 125 (3.76%) Juniper
13 124 (3.73%) IBM
14 110 (3.31%) CheckPoint
15 105 (3.16%) SolarWinds
16 99 (2.98%) F5
17 76 (2.29%) Veritas
18 65 (1.96%) SAP
19 63 (1.90%) Avaya
20 53 (1.59%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago