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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 205 211 190
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1632 1470 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.37% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.67% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1197 1377
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -

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
93404 87809 88797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.09% 81.58% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 75620 72127 74915
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +3 1539 £44,000 -2.22% 172
London -16 527 £50,000 -4.76% 59
South East -36 244 £45,000 - 29
East of England +6 162 £50,000 - 10
Yorkshire +22 136 £40,000 +1.26% 21
North West +47 132 £37,500 -1.31% 18
City of London +16 129 £50,000 -4.76% 17
West Midlands +37 119 £37,500 -11.76% 11
South West +65 118 £36,500 -14.66% 13
West Yorkshire +18 99 £40,000 - 12
Birmingham +37 75 £37,500 -16.20% 6
East Midlands -24 75 £42,000 +10.52% 10
Berkshire -34 69 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Manchester +23 61 £37,500 - 10
Scotland +37 58 £34,000 -2.85% 7
Leeds -6 57 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Surrey -25 52 £45,000 -12.19% 4
Bristol +33 51 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Hampshire -1 48 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Reading -19 48 £41,250 -8.33% 7
Cheshire +23 44 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Bedfordshire +13 42 £51,500 +6.73% 6
Essex -11 42 £46,500 -7.00% 2
Hertfordshire -12 37 £46,500 -11.42% 1
Edinburgh +17 36 £30,000 -15.49% 6
Cambridgeshire +19 34 £49,500 +16.47% 1
Leicestershire 0 32 £45,000 +18.42% 4
Somerset +20 31 £30,000 -42.85%
Wiltshire +18 29 £39,500 +11.98% 4
Northamptonshire -10 27 £45,000 +34.32% 2

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1347 (42.72%) Windows
2 1081 (34.28%) Microsoft
3 976 (30.95%) VMware
4 862 (27.34%) SQL
5 821 (26.04%) Active Directory
6 777 (24.64%) Finance
7 772 (24.48%) ITIL
8 761 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 694 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
10 665 (21.09%) Linux
11 646 (20.49%) Business Continuity
12 576 (18.27%) MS Exchange
13 561 (17.79%) SAN
14 522 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 494 (15.67%) Firewall
16 482 (15.29%) Cisco
17 471 (14.94%) MS Excel
18 451 (14.30%) Oracle
19 427 (13.54%) Citrix
19 427 (13.54%) Degree
20 407 (12.91%) UNIX
21 394 (12.50%) DNS
22 371 (11.77%) Performance Tuning
23 355 (11.26%) Clustering
24 351 (11.13%) HP
25 330 (10.47%) TCP/IP
26 328 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
27 326 (10.34%) LAN
28 323 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
29 313 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 576 (18.27%) MS Exchange
2 288 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 225 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 205 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 205 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 197 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 184 (5.84%) IIS
7 123 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 120 (3.81%) Apache
9 100 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2000
10 71 (2.25%) Lync
11 68 (2.16%) Tomcat
12 41 (1.30%) WebLogic
12 41 (1.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 30 (0.95%) WebSphere
14 21 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.63%) nginx
15 20 (0.63%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
17 16 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 471 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 214 (6.79%) MS Office
3 37 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.57%) MS Project
6 11 (0.35%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.29%) SPSS
8 7 (0.22%) Mingle
9 2 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) Revit
10 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.032%) Maya
10 1 (0.032%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.22%) BASE24
9 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.16%) Magento
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Retail
10 5 (0.16%) SalesLogix
10 5 (0.16%) Agresso
10 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.16%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.13%) Compiere
11 4 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.095%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 94 (2.98%) Office 365
2 59 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.73%) SaaS
5 23 (0.73%) IaaS
6 13 (0.41%) PaaS
7 7 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.063%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.063%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.032%) Heroku
10 1 (0.032%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 561 (17.79%) SAN
2 494 (15.67%) Firewall
3 394 (12.50%) DNS
4 330 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 326 (10.34%) LAN
6 310 (9.83%) WAN
7 226 (7.17%) VPN
8 184 (5.84%) DHCP
9 182 (5.77%) NAS
10 163 (5.17%) Internet
11 135 (4.28%) VoIP
12 115 (3.65%) Network Security
13 88 (2.79%) Wireless
14 79 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
15 77 (2.44%) LDAP
16 70 (2.22%) iSCSI
17 69 (2.19%) MPLS
18 65 (2.06%) BGP
19 64 (2.03%) SSL
20 58 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 761 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 265 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 206 (6.53%) Oracle Database
4 204 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 194 (6.15%) MySQL
6 176 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 149 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
8 143 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 133 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 108 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 97 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 88 (2.79%) Relational Database
13 86 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 65 (2.06%) OLTP
15 64 (2.03%) Big Data
16 60 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
17 56 (1.78%) RDBMS
18 51 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
18 51 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
19 48 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (0.82%) JIRA
2 24 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 20 (0.63%) Subversion
3 20 (0.63%) Toad
4 14 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 12 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (0.35%) Selenium
7 10 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.25%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.22%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.19%) Hudson
10 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.16%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 777 (24.64%) Finance
2 185 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 162 (5.14%) Banking
4 104 (3.30%) Retail
5 90 (2.85%) Legal
6 77 (2.44%) Back Office
7 51 (1.62%) Marketing
8 50 (1.59%) Law
9 47 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 47 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 45 (1.43%) Advertising
11 35 (1.11%) Billing
12 34 (1.08%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.67%) Publishing
14 15 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.41%) Games
16 12 (0.38%) Front Office
17 10 (0.32%) Electronics
17 10 (0.32%) French Language
18 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 427 (13.54%) Administrator
2 404 (12.81%) DBA
3 403 (12.78%) Analyst
4 251 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
5 232 (7.36%) Support Engineer
6 222 (7.04%) Consultant
7 205 (6.50%) Architect
7 205 (6.50%) Support Analyst
7 205 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 192 (6.09%) SQL DBA
9 118 (3.74%) Oracle DBA
10 113 (3.58%) IT Support
11 104 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
12 103 (3.27%) Service Manager
13 100 (3.17%) SQL Server DBA
14 90 (2.85%) Developer
15 87 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support
16 83 (2.63%) Applications Support
17 81 (2.57%) Technical Support
18 77 (2.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (4.03%) .NET
2 102 (3.24%) Web Services
3 62 (1.97%) HTML
4 61 (1.93%) XML
5 56 (1.78%) Middleware
6 37 (1.17%) LAMP
6 37 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 32 (1.01%) SOAP
8 29 (0.92%) Software Packaging
9 21 (0.67%) HTML5
9 21 (0.67%) JMS
10 20 (0.63%) MDX
10 20 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 19 (0.60%) CSS
12 18 (0.57%) J2EE
13 16 (0.51%) REST
14 15 (0.48%) Spring
15 14 (0.44%) COM
16 13 (0.41%) RESTful
17 12 (0.38%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 355 (11.26%) Clustering
2 296 (9.39%) Replication
3 281 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 245 (7.77%) Management Information System
5 146 (4.63%) Computer Science
6 144 (4.57%) Blackberry
7 81 (2.57%) Open Source
8 58 (1.84%) Statistics
8 58 (1.84%) Hedge funds
9 56 (1.78%) Mathematics
10 52 (1.65%) CLARiiON
11 39 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 39 (1.24%) Symmetrix DMX
12 38 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
13 37 (1.17%) Mobile App
14 35 (1.11%) Mainframe
15 34 (1.08%) EMC Centera
16 32 (1.01%) iPad
17 30 (0.95%) User Experience
18 29 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1347 (42.72%) Windows
2 665 (21.09%) Linux
3 522 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 407 (12.91%) UNIX
5 328 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 323 (10.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 157 (4.98%) Windows 7
8 125 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 114 (3.62%) Solaris
10 89 (2.82%) Windows XP
11 75 (2.38%) Windows 8
12 60 (1.90%) Windows 2000
13 59 (1.87%) AIX
14 55 (1.74%) HPUX
15 37 (1.17%) Debian
16 31 (0.98%) Ubuntu
16 31 (0.98%) Android
17 27 (0.86%) SUSE
18 26 (0.82%) CentOS
19 15 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (24.48%) ITIL
2 646 (20.49%) Business Continuity
3 371 (11.77%) Performance Tuning
4 262 (8.31%) Project Management
5 240 (7.61%) Service Delivery
6 213 (6.76%) Change Management
7 193 (6.12%) Change Control
8 191 (6.06%) Information Security
9 184 (5.84%) Migration
10 172 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
11 165 (5.23%) Service Management
12 164 (5.20%) Capacity Planning
13 163 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
14 160 (5.07%) Problem Management
15 159 (5.04%) Load Balancing
16 153 (4.85%) BCP
17 149 (4.73%) Incident Management
18 143 (4.54%) High Availability
19 137 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
20 136 (4.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 862 (27.34%) SQL
2 250 (7.93%) PowerShell
3 203 (6.44%) T-SQL
4 184 (5.84%) Shell Script
5 179 (5.68%) Java
6 160 (5.07%) Perl
7 101 (3.20%) Python
8 83 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 62 (1.97%) C#
10 60 (1.90%) Bash Shell
11 52 (1.65%) Ruby
12 51 (1.62%) PHP
13 41 (1.30%) VB
14 37 (1.17%) C
15 36 (1.14%) JavaScript
16 30 (0.95%) C++
17 27 (0.86%) VBScript
18 25 (0.79%) VBA
19 22 (0.70%) Korn
20 19 (0.60%) AWK
Qualifications
1 427 (13.54%) Degree
2 313 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 224 (7.10%) Security Cleared
4 196 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (6.06%) MCSE
6 188 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 185 (5.87%) SC Cleared
8 159 (5.04%) MCP
9 123 (3.90%) CCNA
10 111 (3.52%) CCNP
11 92 (2.92%) MCITP
12 90 (2.85%) MCSA
13 70 (2.22%) DV Cleared
14 68 (2.16%) CISSP
15 54 (1.71%) MCTS
16 52 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
17 43 (1.36%) CISM
18 34 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
18 34 (1.08%) ISEB
19 26 (0.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (8.79%) SLA
2 150 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (2.03%) QA
4 59 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (0.73%) COBIT
7 18 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.57%) BS25999
8 6 (0.19%) BS7799
8 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.19%) COSO
9 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.16%) GCP
10 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.095%) GMP
11 3 (0.095%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.095%) GAMP
12 2 (0.063%) HL7
13 1 (0.032%) FATCA
13 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 821 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 694 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (9.36%) Hyper-V
4 239 (7.58%) XenApp
5 238 (7.55%) VMware ESX
6 177 (5.61%) vSphere
7 100 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
8 93 (2.95%) Oracle RMAN
9 84 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
10 79 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 69 (2.19%) Firmware
12 55 (1.74%) Terminal Services
13 51 (1.62%) XenDesktop
14 40 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
15 28 (0.89%) KVM
16 25 (0.79%) NFS
17 24 (0.76%) Xen
18 21 (0.67%) MetaFrame
18 21 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 19 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 106 (3.36%) NetBackup
2 86 (2.73%) Backup Exec
3 85 (2.70%) Data Guard
4 75 (2.38%) SCCM
5 70 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 64 (2.03%) Puppet
7 59 (1.87%) SCOM
7 59 (1.87%) WSUS
8 46 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 43 (1.36%) Nagios
10 42 (1.33%) HP SIM
11 41 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
13 25 (0.79%) HP NNM
14 24 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
15 20 (0.63%) OpenView
16 18 (0.57%) ARCserve
17 17 (0.54%) Control-M
18 16 (0.51%) Ansible
19 15 (0.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1081 (34.28%) Microsoft
2 976 (30.95%) VMware
3 482 (15.29%) Cisco
4 451 (14.30%) Oracle
5 427 (13.54%) Citrix
6 351 (11.13%) HP
7 183 (5.80%) EMC
8 170 (5.39%) NetApp
9 164 (5.20%) Red Hat
10 141 (4.47%) IBM
11 123 (3.90%) Symantec
12 96 (3.04%) Dell
13 77 (2.44%) Sun
14 61 (1.93%) Veritas
15 51 (1.62%) CheckPoint
16 50 (1.59%) SolarWinds
17 49 (1.55%) Avaya
17 49 (1.55%) Juniper
18 44 (1.40%) BMC
18 44 (1.40%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£55k
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k Travel Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday