The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 216 185 197
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1522 1617 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.49% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.89% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 1338 1374
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -33 1410 £45,000 - 141
London -56 546 £50,000 - 55
South East +4 317 £45,000 - 38
City of London -35 135 £60,000 +9.09% 17
East of England -20 134 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -26 108 £40,000 +5.26% 11
West Yorkshire -7 88 £42,500 +11.84% 7
Berkshire +31 85 £40,000 -6.97% 5
West Midlands +10 82 £39,000 +4.00% 7
North West -6 79 £40,000 - 8
Surrey -2 77 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South West +4 70 £32,500 -23.52% 10
East Midlands -15 54 £32,500 -14.47% 3
Hertfordshire +3 50 £55,000 +23.59% 2
Hampshire -13 47 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Reading +31 42 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Leeds -18 41 £43,500 +22.53% 5
Scotland -34 39 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Bedfordshire +21 38 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 33 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Birmingham -6 32 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cheshire +21 30 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Somerset +8 29 £27,000 -41.62% 1
Milton Keynes +21 28 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Watford +4 27 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Liverpool +26 26 £52,500 +31.25%
Merseyside +23 26 £52,500 +31.25%
Oxfordshire -25 26 £48,750 +50.00% 3
Edinburgh +5 25 £34,500 -42.50% 2
Bath +5 24 £27,000 -46.00% 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1422 (43.53%) Windows
2 1084 (33.18%) Microsoft
3 946 (28.96%) SQL
4 879 (26.91%) VMware
5 856 (26.20%) SQL Server
6 800 (24.49%) ITIL
7 796 (24.36%) Finance
8 789 (24.15%) Linux
9 764 (23.39%) Active Directory
10 737 (22.56%) Business Continuity
11 648 (19.83%) SAN
12 636 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 565 (17.29%) MS Exchange
14 524 (16.04%) Firewall
15 519 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 495 (15.15%) Oracle
17 486 (14.88%) Cisco
18 459 (14.05%) MS Excel
19 452 (13.84%) Degree
20 439 (13.44%) UNIX
21 425 (13.01%) DNS
22 412 (12.61%) Replication
23 406 (12.43%) Citrix
24 403 (12.34%) Performance Tuning
25 398 (12.18%) Clustering
26 382 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
27 365 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
28 336 (10.28%) HP
29 319 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
30 308 (9.43%) TCP/IP

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 565 (17.29%) MS Exchange
2 240 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 213 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 202 (6.18%) IIS
5 159 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 150 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 135 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 116 (3.55%) Apache
9 88 (2.69%) Lync
10 68 (2.08%) Tomcat
11 61 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 56 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 48 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
14 39 (1.19%) WebLogic
15 33 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
16 29 (0.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 24 (0.73%) MS Project Server
18 23 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
19 22 (0.67%) WebSphere
20 21 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 459 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 181 (5.54%) MS Office
3 26 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.73%) MS Project
5 13 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.37%) Mingle
7 8 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.031%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 68 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
6 14 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
7 12 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.34%) SunGard AvantGard
9 9 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
10 6 (0.18%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.15%) Agresso
11 5 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.15%) Sage 1000
12 4 (0.12%) ResourceLink
12 4 (0.12%) Compiere
12 4 (0.12%) SAP Retail
12 4 (0.12%) BASE24
12 4 (0.12%) SAP R/3
13 3 (0.092%) Exchequer
13 3 (0.092%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (1.81%) Office 365
3 56 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.25%) SaaS
5 38 (1.16%) IaaS
6 25 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.77%) PaaS
7 15 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.31%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.18%) Joyent
9 6 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.092%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.092%) Heroku
11 2 (0.061%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 648 (19.83%) SAN
2 524 (16.04%) Firewall
3 425 (13.01%) DNS
4 308 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 273 (8.36%) LAN
6 265 (8.11%) WAN
7 219 (6.70%) VPN
8 217 (6.64%) NAS
9 212 (6.49%) Internet
10 197 (6.03%) DHCP
11 135 (4.13%) VoIP
12 93 (2.85%) Wireless
13 91 (2.79%) Network Security
14 74 (2.27%) VLAN
15 61 (1.87%) MPLS
16 59 (1.81%) SSL
17 56 (1.71%) iSCSI
18 55 (1.68%) LDAP
19 52 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
20 49 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 365 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 265 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 256 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 223 (6.83%) MySQL
6 217 (6.64%) Oracle Database
7 172 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 151 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 149 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
10 136 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 129 (3.95%) Relational Database
12 116 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 90 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
14 74 (2.27%) DTS
14 74 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 69 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
16 65 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
17 52 (1.59%) DB2
18 51 (1.56%) OLTP
19 39 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (1.32%) JIRA
2 28 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 22 (0.67%) Subversion
5 15 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (0.37%) Bugzilla
8 10 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.31%) Selenium
9 9 (0.28%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.24%) Toad
11 7 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (0.21%) MSI
11 7 (0.21%) AdminStudio
12 6 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.15%) JMeter
13 5 (0.15%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.092%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.092%) JUnit
General
1 796 (24.36%) Finance
2 161 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 138 (4.22%) Banking
4 101 (3.09%) Retail
5 100 (3.06%) Legal
6 70 (2.14%) Advertising
7 69 (2.11%) Back Office
8 64 (1.96%) Marketing
9 58 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 55 (1.68%) Law
11 36 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.10%) Billing
12 31 (0.95%) Publishing
13 30 (0.92%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (0.58%) Games
15 18 (0.55%) Front Office
16 13 (0.40%) Electronics
17 10 (0.31%) Local Government
18 9 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 477 (14.60%) DBA
2 451 (13.80%) Administrator
3 388 (11.88%) Analyst
4 284 (8.69%) SQL DBA
5 247 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
6 230 (7.04%) Support Engineer
7 227 (6.95%) Consultant
8 226 (6.92%) Architect
9 186 (5.69%) Support Analyst
10 171 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 147 (4.50%) SQL Server DBA
12 120 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
13 118 (3.61%) IT Support
14 110 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
15 108 (3.31%) Service Manager
16 103 (3.15%) Developer
17 84 (2.57%) Applications Support
18 80 (2.45%) 3rd Line Support
19 78 (2.39%) Network Engineer
19 78 (2.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (6.31%) .NET
2 143 (4.38%) Web Services
3 75 (2.30%) Middleware
4 56 (1.71%) XML
5 53 (1.62%) HTML
6 43 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 39 (1.19%) LAMP
8 36 (1.10%) CSS
9 33 (1.01%) Software Packaging
10 30 (0.92%) .NET Framework
11 29 (0.89%) SOAP
12 28 (0.86%) COM
13 26 (0.80%) J2EE
14 19 (0.58%) JMS
15 17 (0.52%) HTML5
16 16 (0.49%) MDX
17 15 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
18 14 (0.43%) jQuery
18 14 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (0.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 412 (12.61%) Replication
2 398 (12.18%) Clustering
3 266 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 195 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 77 (2.36%) Firmware
6 75 (2.30%) Blackberry
7 74 (2.27%) Statistics
8 71 (2.17%) CLARiiON
9 60 (1.84%) Open Source
10 55 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 51 (1.56%) Client/Server
12 49 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 47 (1.44%) Hedge funds
13 47 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
14 44 (1.35%) Symmetrix DMX
15 39 (1.19%) EMC Centera
16 31 (0.95%) Mobile App
17 29 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
18 26 (0.80%) EqualLogic
19 25 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1422 (43.53%) Windows
2 789 (24.15%) Linux
3 519 (15.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 439 (13.44%) UNIX
5 319 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 271 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 185 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 152 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 135 (4.13%) Solaris
10 88 (2.69%) Windows XP
11 66 (2.02%) HPUX
12 62 (1.90%) Windows 8
13 52 (1.59%) Windows 2000
14 48 (1.47%) AIX
15 40 (1.22%) CentOS
16 38 (1.16%) Ubuntu
17 35 (1.07%) SUSE
18 31 (0.95%) Debian
19 19 (0.58%) Mac OS X
20 18 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (24.49%) ITIL
2 737 (22.56%) Business Continuity
3 403 (12.34%) Performance Tuning
4 285 (8.72%) Project Management
5 240 (7.35%) Service Delivery
6 213 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
7 207 (6.34%) Service Management
8 206 (6.31%) Change Management
9 190 (5.82%) Problem Management
10 184 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 182 (5.57%) Migration
12 180 (5.51%) High Availability
13 178 (5.45%) Information Security
14 175 (5.36%) Business Continuity Planning
15 166 (5.08%) Risk Management
16 165 (5.05%) Configuration Management
17 163 (4.99%) Change Control
18 159 (4.87%) BCP
19 145 (4.44%) Asset Management
19 145 (4.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 946 (28.96%) SQL
2 265 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 240 (7.35%) Java
4 212 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 204 (6.24%) Shell Script
6 196 (6.00%) Perl
7 100 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 78 (2.39%) Python
9 75 (2.30%) C#
10 73 (2.23%) JavaScript
11 68 (2.08%) PHP
12 64 (1.96%) Ruby
13 50 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 45 (1.38%) C
15 43 (1.32%) VBScript
16 41 (1.25%) VB
17 23 (0.70%) AWK
18 22 (0.67%) C++
19 21 (0.64%) VBA
20 19 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 452 (13.84%) Degree
2 382 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 221 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
4 216 (6.61%) Security Cleared
4 216 (6.61%) MCSE
5 183 (5.60%) SC Cleared
6 176 (5.39%) CCNA
7 146 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 134 (4.10%) MCSA
9 111 (3.40%) MCP
10 89 (2.72%) CCNP
11 87 (2.66%) CISSP
12 86 (2.63%) MCITP
13 73 (2.23%) DV Cleared
14 53 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
14 53 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
15 46 (1.41%) MCTS
16 43 (1.32%) CISM
17 41 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
18 31 (0.95%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (6.83%) SLA
2 145 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 111 (3.40%) QA
4 60 (1.84%) COBIT
5 54 (1.65%) PCI DSS
6 34 (1.04%) ISO 9001
7 31 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.40%) BS25999
9 11 (0.34%) BS7799
10 10 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 5 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.092%) HL7
12 3 (0.092%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.061%) GxP
14 1 (0.031%) GCP
14 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.031%) FATCA
System Software
1 764 (23.39%) Active Directory
2 636 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 213 (6.52%) vSphere
5 201 (6.15%) VMware ESX
6 192 (5.88%) XenApp
7 106 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
8 100 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
9 97 (2.97%) XenDesktop
10 88 (2.69%) Oracle RMAN
11 48 (1.47%) XenServer
12 47 (1.44%) KVM
13 46 (1.41%) Terminal Services
14 37 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 36 (1.10%) NFS
15 36 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
16 31 (0.95%) Xen
17 17 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
18 15 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 14 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 127 (3.89%) NetBackup
2 120 (3.67%) Backup Exec
3 92 (2.82%) Data Guard
4 88 (2.69%) SCCM
5 81 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 71 (2.17%) Puppet
7 70 (2.14%) SCOM
8 63 (1.93%) WSUS
9 62 (1.90%) Nagios
10 50 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
11 41 (1.25%) ARCserve
12 35 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 32 (0.98%) HP SIM
14 28 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
15 19 (0.58%) OpenView
16 17 (0.52%) Foglight
17 15 (0.46%) HP NNM
18 14 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
18 14 (0.43%) TIBCO Hawk
19 12 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1084 (33.18%) Microsoft
2 879 (26.91%) VMware
3 495 (15.15%) Oracle
4 486 (14.88%) Cisco
5 406 (12.43%) Citrix
6 336 (10.28%) HP
7 223 (6.83%) Red Hat
8 214 (6.55%) EMC
9 180 (5.51%) NetApp
10 153 (4.68%) Symantec
11 116 (3.55%) IBM
12 89 (2.72%) Dell
13 74 (2.27%) Sun
14 64 (1.96%) Veritas
15 58 (1.78%) Juniper
16 46 (1.41%) Veeam
17 45 (1.38%) CheckPoint
18 43 (1.32%) SolarWinds
18 43 (1.32%) Brocade
19 40 (1.22%) SAP
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +great bens and opportunity
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-45,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: Yesterday