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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 196 196 197
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1705 1584 1703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.47% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.79% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1264 1384
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,075
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 1610 £45,000 -2.17% 145
London +17 617 £50,000 - 50
South East -65 253 £45,000 - 21
City of London +61 179 £52,500 - 13
East of England +12 177 £45,000 - 18
Yorkshire +36 147 £40,000 - 13
North West +15 125 £38,500 -3.75% 10
West Midlands +3 110 £37,500 -11.76% 10
West Yorkshire +50 107 £40,000 - 7
South West +10 89 £40,000 +14.28% 8
East Midlands -15 73 £36,250 -4.60% 14
Berkshire -60 73 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Birmingham +20 66 £36,000 -28.00% 5
Manchester +21 62 £37,500 +1.35% 5
Hertfordshire +5 58 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Scotland +32 52 £34,000 -4.22% 2
Hampshire -4 50 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Essex -15 50 £49,250 -6.19% 1
Reading -51 49 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Leeds +9 48 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +13 42 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +37 41 £47,000 +40.29% 5
Cheshire +16 40 £40,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +24 39 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Surrey -47 35 £45,500 -4.21% 4
Edinburgh +18 34 £30,000 -15.49% 2
Northamptonshire -5 30 £34,500 +2.98% 1
Milton Keynes +18 25 £47,500 +41.79% 2
Wiltshire +5 25 £42,500 +51.78% 3
Northampton -1 25 £34,500 +2.98%

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1384 (43.29%) Windows
2 1217 (38.07%) Microsoft
3 1050 (32.84%) VMware
4 868 (27.15%) SQL
5 854 (26.71%) Active Directory
6 842 (26.34%) Finance
7 798 (24.96%) SQL Server
8 732 (22.90%) ITIL
9 728 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 680 (21.27%) Linux
11 665 (20.80%) Business Continuity
12 596 (18.64%) MS Exchange
13 565 (17.67%) Firewall
14 552 (17.27%) MS Excel
15 550 (17.20%) SAN
16 532 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 511 (15.98%) Cisco
18 504 (15.76%) Citrix
19 427 (13.36%) DNS
20 424 (13.26%) Oracle
21 403 (12.61%) UNIX
21 403 (12.61%) WAN
22 400 (12.51%) LAN
23 397 (12.42%) Degree
24 386 (12.07%) HP
25 377 (11.79%) TCP/IP
26 374 (11.70%) Clustering
27 371 (11.60%) Performance Tuning
28 339 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012
29 335 (10.48%) Analytical Skills

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 596 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 294 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 233 (7.29%) SharePoint
4 217 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 199 (6.22%) IIS
6 197 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 193 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 139 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 123 (3.85%) Apache
10 88 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2000
11 77 (2.41%) Lync
12 62 (1.94%) Tomcat
13 35 (1.09%) WebLogic
14 33 (1.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 28 (0.88%) WebSphere
16 25 (0.78%) nginx
17 24 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
18 23 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (0.69%) IBM Notes
20 21 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 552 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 246 (7.69%) MS Office
3 61 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.63%) MS Project
6 17 (0.53%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.25%) SPSS
8 2 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.031%) Maya
9 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.031%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.22%) BASE24
6 7 (0.22%) SalesLogix
7 6 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.16%) Agresso
9 4 (0.13%) Summit
9 4 (0.13%) RMDS
9 4 (0.13%) Magento
9 4 (0.13%) GoldMine
9 4 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.094%) Sage 50
10 3 (0.094%) Retail-J
10 3 (0.094%) Endur
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.19%) Office 365
2 66 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.63%) IaaS
6 18 (0.56%) SaaS
7 14 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (0.41%) PaaS
9 11 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.094%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.094%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.063%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.063%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.031%) Heroku
13 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.031%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 565 (17.67%) Firewall
2 550 (17.20%) SAN
3 427 (13.36%) DNS
4 403 (12.61%) WAN
5 400 (12.51%) LAN
6 377 (11.79%) TCP/IP
7 271 (8.48%) VPN
8 211 (6.60%) DHCP
9 171 (5.35%) Internet
10 169 (5.29%) Network Security
11 159 (4.97%) NAS
12 147 (4.60%) Wireless
13 145 (4.54%) VoIP
14 113 (3.53%) MPLS
15 104 (3.25%) BGP
16 92 (2.88%) iSCSI
17 84 (2.63%) SSL
18 83 (2.60%) LDAP
19 82 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
20 79 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 798 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 279 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 198 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 193 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 171 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 152 (4.75%) MySQL
7 151 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 147 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
9 129 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 101 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 92 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
12 88 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 78 (2.44%) Relational Database
14 65 (2.03%) Big Data
15 61 (1.91%) OLTP
16 57 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
17 49 (1.53%) DB2
18 47 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
19 43 (1.35%) RDBMS
20 42 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (0.88%) JIRA
2 24 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 20 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.59%) Toad
5 19 (0.59%) Subversion
6 15 (0.47%) Mercurial
7 14 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 13 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 11 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.34%) Hudson
10 11 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.25%) JMeter
13 7 (0.22%) JProfiler
14 6 (0.19%) Selenium
15 5 (0.16%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.16%) Selenium IDE
15 5 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 842 (26.34%) Finance
2 203 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 166 (5.19%) Banking
4 99 (3.10%) Back Office
5 95 (2.97%) Retail
6 78 (2.44%) Legal
7 61 (1.91%) Law
8 58 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 56 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 53 (1.66%) Marketing
11 46 (1.44%) Advertising
12 40 (1.25%) Billing
13 29 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.53%) Front Office
15 17 (0.53%) Games
16 16 (0.50%) Publishing
17 11 (0.34%) French Language
18 10 (0.31%) Automotive
19 9 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 425 (13.29%) Analyst
2 408 (12.76%) DBA
3 404 (12.64%) Administrator
4 239 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
5 222 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 220 (6.88%) Consultant
7 213 (6.66%) Support Engineer
8 189 (5.91%) Support Analyst
9 183 (5.72%) Architect
10 180 (5.63%) SQL DBA
11 117 (3.66%) Oracle DBA
12 108 (3.38%) IT Support
13 103 (3.22%) SQL Server DBA
14 102 (3.19%) Network Engineer
15 101 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
16 96 (3.00%) Applications Support
17 90 (2.82%) Developer
17 90 (2.82%) Service Manager
18 85 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support
19 72 (2.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (4.25%) .NET
2 123 (3.85%) Web Services
3 70 (2.19%) XML
4 68 (2.13%) HTML
5 52 (1.63%) Middleware
6 44 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.09%) CSS
8 33 (1.03%) LAMP
9 31 (0.97%) Software Packaging
10 23 (0.72%) SOAP
10 23 (0.72%) REST
11 22 (0.69%) J2EE
12 21 (0.66%) HTML5
13 18 (0.56%) jQuery
13 18 (0.56%) .NET Framework
13 18 (0.56%) JMS
14 16 (0.50%) Spring
15 15 (0.47%) Application Packaging
16 13 (0.41%) MDX
16 13 (0.41%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 374 (11.70%) Clustering
2 335 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 283 (8.85%) Replication
4 261 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 173 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 108 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 82 (2.56%) Open Source
8 66 (2.06%) Hedge funds
9 56 (1.75%) Statistics
10 49 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 47 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
12 44 (1.38%) Mainframe
13 34 (1.06%) Mobile App
14 33 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 30 (0.94%) iPad
16 28 (0.88%) User Experience
16 28 (0.88%) CLARiiON
17 27 (0.84%) EqualLogic
18 24 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1384 (43.29%) Windows
2 680 (21.27%) Linux
3 532 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 403 (12.61%) UNIX
5 339 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 315 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 172 (5.38%) Windows 7
8 144 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 118 (3.69%) Solaris
10 92 (2.88%) Windows XP
11 86 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 81 (2.53%) AIX
13 61 (1.91%) Windows 2000
14 48 (1.50%) Android
15 36 (1.13%) HPUX
16 32 (1.00%) Debian
16 32 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 27 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 26 (0.81%) CentOS
18 26 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (22.90%) ITIL
2 665 (20.80%) Business Continuity
3 371 (11.60%) Performance Tuning
4 285 (8.91%) Service Delivery
5 250 (7.82%) Change Management
6 238 (7.44%) Information Security
7 234 (7.32%) Project Management
8 184 (5.76%) BCP
9 179 (5.60%) Migration
10 175 (5.47%) Change Control
11 166 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
12 161 (5.04%) Incident Management
13 160 (5.00%) Problem Management
14 158 (4.94%) Load Balancing
15 155 (4.85%) Business Continuity Planning
16 154 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
17 151 (4.72%) Service Management
18 142 (4.44%) High Availability
19 136 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
20 135 (4.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 868 (27.15%) SQL
2 285 (8.91%) PowerShell
3 203 (6.35%) Shell Script
4 188 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 188 (5.88%) Java
5 163 (5.10%) Perl
6 121 (3.78%) Python
7 78 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 77 (2.41%) Bash Shell
9 72 (2.25%) C#
10 48 (1.50%) PHP
11 44 (1.38%) VB
12 43 (1.35%) JavaScript
13 35 (1.09%) C
13 35 (1.09%) Ruby
14 33 (1.03%) C++
14 33 (1.03%) VBA
15 28 (0.88%) VBScript
16 22 (0.69%) AWK
17 21 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 397 (12.42%) Degree
2 305 (9.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 215 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 214 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 176 (5.51%) MCSE
7 165 (5.16%) SC Cleared
8 151 (4.72%) MCP
9 145 (4.54%) CCNP
10 124 (3.88%) CCNA
11 103 (3.22%) CISSP
12 87 (2.72%) MCITP
13 84 (2.63%) MCSA
14 64 (2.00%) CISM
15 56 (1.75%) DV Cleared
15 56 (1.75%) MCTS
16 47 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
17 39 (1.22%) CISA
18 36 (1.13%) ISEB
19 33 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (10.23%) SLA
2 180 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 57 (1.78%) QA
5 37 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (0.91%) COBIT
7 16 (0.50%) BS25999
8 11 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (0.19%) COSO
10 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.16%) GCP
10 5 (0.16%) BS7799
11 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.094%) GMP
12 3 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.094%) GAMP
13 2 (0.063%) HL7
14 1 (0.031%) FATCA
14 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 854 (26.71%) Active Directory
2 728 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 283 (8.85%) Hyper-V
4 270 (8.45%) XenApp
5 229 (7.16%) VMware ESX
6 216 (6.76%) vSphere
7 93 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
8 92 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
9 81 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 78 (2.44%) Terminal Services
11 68 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
12 55 (1.72%) Firmware
13 53 (1.66%) XenDesktop
14 45 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
15 27 (0.84%) MetaFrame
16 26 (0.81%) NFS
16 26 (0.81%) XenServer
17 24 (0.75%) Xen
18 23 (0.72%) vCloud
19 22 (0.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 116 (3.63%) SCCM
2 103 (3.22%) NetBackup
3 87 (2.72%) SCOM
3 87 (2.72%) Data Guard
4 82 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 81 (2.53%) Puppet
6 72 (2.25%) WSUS
6 72 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 54 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (1.25%) HP SIM
9 34 (1.06%) Nagios
10 30 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 30 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
11 29 (0.91%) HP NNM
12 22 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
13 21 (0.66%) Control-M
13 21 (0.66%) ARCserve
14 18 (0.56%) FortiGate
14 18 (0.56%) Ansible
15 17 (0.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1217 (38.07%) Microsoft
2 1050 (32.84%) VMware
3 511 (15.98%) Cisco
4 504 (15.76%) Citrix
5 424 (13.26%) Oracle
6 386 (12.07%) HP
7 189 (5.91%) NetApp
8 182 (5.69%) EMC
9 176 (5.51%) Red Hat
10 144 (4.50%) IBM
11 138 (4.32%) Symantec
12 112 (3.50%) Dell
13 94 (2.94%) Juniper
14 82 (2.56%) CheckPoint
15 72 (2.25%) SolarWinds
16 68 (2.13%) Sun
17 61 (1.91%) Veritas
18 56 (1.75%) F5
19 54 (1.69%) Avaya
20 48 (1.50%) 3PAR
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + company car
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago