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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 208 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1589 1512 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.40% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.71% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1230 1428
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% -

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
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
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 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 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 20 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 -1 1495 £45,000 - 201
London -16 531 £50,000 -4.76% 62
South East -41 243 £46,000 +5.14% 33
East of England -10 149 £50,000 - 14
North West +43 129 £37,500 -1.31% 26
City of London +8 126 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Yorkshire -7 117 £40,000 +2.56% 23
South West +50 114 £35,000 -17.64% 22
West Midlands +15 107 £37,500 -11.76% 10
West Yorkshire 0 82 £38,750 -0.64% 14
East Midlands -29 75 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Birmingham +32 70 £37,500 -20.21% 7
Berkshire -22 67 £40,000 +0.31% 9
Manchester +18 58 £37,250 -0.66% 12
Surrey -15 57 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Scotland +17 53 £34,000 -20.00% 7
Leeds -17 49 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Hampshire -3 46 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Reading -16 46 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Bristol +36 45 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Cheshire +16 44 £34,500 -13.75% 9
Bedfordshire +10 38 £50,000 -7.40% 4
Hertfordshire 0 36 £45,750 -15.27% 8
Essex -28 36 £49,250 -1.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 33 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leicestershire 0 33 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Somerset - 31 £27,000 - 4
Edinburgh +8 30 £30,000 -28.57% 5
Wiltshire +19 27 £42,000 -1.27% 5
Northamptonshire -20 25 £33,500 - 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 1356 (43.23%) Windows
2 1051 (33.50%) Microsoft
3 950 (30.28%) VMware
4 867 (27.64%) SQL
5 824 (26.27%) Active Directory
6 780 (24.86%) ITIL
7 773 (24.64%) Finance
8 761 (24.26%) SQL Server
9 686 (21.87%) Linux
10 683 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 645 (20.56%) Business Continuity
12 581 (18.52%) MS Exchange
13 568 (18.11%) SAN
14 522 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 484 (15.43%) Firewall
16 473 (15.08%) Cisco
17 468 (14.92%) Oracle
18 453 (14.44%) MS Excel
19 428 (13.64%) Degree
20 412 (13.13%) UNIX
21 411 (13.10%) Citrix
22 393 (12.53%) DNS
23 373 (11.89%) Performance Tuning
24 357 (11.38%) Clustering
25 350 (11.16%) HP
26 325 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
27 324 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
28 319 (10.17%) TCP/IP
29 317 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
30 309 (9.85%) Replication

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 581 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 289 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 199 (6.34%) SharePoint
5 198 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 192 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 186 (5.93%) IIS
8 121 (3.86%) Apache
9 117 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 100 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2000
11 69 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 67 (2.14%) Lync
13 42 (1.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 38 (1.21%) WebLogic
15 29 (0.92%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.67%) nginx
17 20 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
18 18 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
19 17 (0.54%) IBM Notes
20 16 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 453 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 201 (6.41%) MS Office
3 33 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.54%) MS Project
6 9 (0.29%) SPSS
7 8 (0.26%) Mingle
7 8 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.032%) Revit
9 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.032%) Maya
9 1 (0.032%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 54 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (0.22%) BASE24
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
10 5 (0.16%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.16%) Agresso
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Retail
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.16%) Magento
11 4 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.13%) Compiere
11 4 (0.13%) SalesLogix
12 3 (0.096%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.77%) Office 365
2 60 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.77%) SaaS
6 22 (0.70%) IaaS
7 14 (0.45%) PaaS
8 8 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.064%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.064%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.032%) Heroku
11 1 (0.032%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.032%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 568 (18.11%) SAN
2 484 (15.43%) Firewall
3 393 (12.53%) DNS
4 319 (10.17%) TCP/IP
5 295 (9.40%) LAN
6 278 (8.86%) WAN
7 224 (7.14%) VPN
8 199 (6.34%) NAS
9 181 (5.77%) DHCP
10 165 (5.26%) Internet
11 134 (4.27%) VoIP
12 101 (3.22%) Network Security
13 85 (2.71%) Wireless
14 75 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
14 75 (2.39%) LDAP
15 64 (2.04%) MPLS
16 63 (2.01%) VLAN
16 63 (2.01%) iSCSI
17 61 (1.94%) SSL
18 58 (1.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 761 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 268 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 213 (6.79%) Oracle Database
4 204 (6.50%) MySQL
5 202 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 178 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 145 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 135 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 121 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 114 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 102 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 89 (2.84%) Relational Database
13 84 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 72 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
15 67 (2.14%) Big Data
16 66 (2.10%) OLTP
17 58 (1.85%) RDBMS
18 54 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
19 49 (1.56%) DB2
20 48 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (0.86%) JIRA
2 22 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.57%) Subversion
4 17 (0.54%) Toad
5 14 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 11 (0.35%) Selenium
9 10 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.32%) Mercurial
9 10 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.26%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.26%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.16%) JUnit
12 5 (0.16%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 773 (24.64%) Finance
2 181 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 159 (5.07%) Banking
4 106 (3.38%) Retail
5 94 (3.00%) Legal
6 72 (2.30%) Back Office
7 50 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 50 (1.59%) Marketing
8 48 (1.53%) Law
9 44 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.31%) Advertising
11 37 (1.18%) Billing
12 34 (1.08%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.80%) Publishing
14 15 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.45%) Games
16 13 (0.41%) Front Office
17 11 (0.35%) French Language
18 9 (0.29%) Electronics
18 9 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 427 (13.61%) Administrator
2 411 (13.10%) Analyst
3 402 (12.81%) DBA
4 248 (7.91%) Systems Administrator
5 231 (7.36%) Support Engineer
6 222 (7.08%) Consultant
7 212 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 206 (6.57%) Architect
9 201 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 197 (6.28%) SQL DBA
11 123 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
12 117 (3.73%) IT Support
13 106 (3.38%) SQL Server DBA
13 106 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
14 103 (3.28%) Service Manager
15 88 (2.81%) Developer
16 83 (2.65%) Applications Support
17 82 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
18 79 (2.52%) Technical Support
19 71 (2.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (4.24%) .NET
2 100 (3.19%) Web Services
3 60 (1.91%) Middleware
4 59 (1.88%) XML
5 56 (1.79%) HTML
6 37 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.12%) LAMP
8 31 (0.99%) SOAP
8 31 (0.99%) Software Packaging
9 22 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 20 (0.64%) JMS
11 17 (0.54%) MDX
11 17 (0.54%) HTML5
12 16 (0.51%) CSS
13 15 (0.48%) J2EE
14 14 (0.45%) Spring
15 13 (0.41%) RESTful
15 13 (0.41%) COM
16 12 (0.38%) ISPF
17 10 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 357 (11.38%) Clustering
2 309 (9.85%) Replication
3 280 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (7.68%) Management Information System
5 151 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 132 (4.21%) Blackberry
7 78 (2.49%) Open Source
8 58 (1.85%) Statistics
9 56 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 56 (1.79%) CLARiiON
9 56 (1.79%) Hedge funds
10 42 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 42 (1.34%) Symmetrix DMX
11 40 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 37 (1.18%) EMC Centera
12 37 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 34 (1.08%) Mainframe
14 33 (1.05%) User Experience
15 29 (0.92%) iPad
16 27 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1356 (43.23%) Windows
2 686 (21.87%) Linux
3 522 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 412 (13.13%) UNIX
5 325 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 324 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 154 (4.91%) Windows 7
8 127 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 104 (3.32%) Solaris
10 91 (2.90%) Windows XP
11 71 (2.26%) Windows 8
12 61 (1.94%) Windows 2000
13 56 (1.79%) AIX
14 53 (1.69%) HPUX
15 36 (1.15%) Debian
16 33 (1.05%) Ubuntu
17 32 (1.02%) Android
18 28 (0.89%) SUSE
19 25 (0.80%) CentOS
20 14 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (24.86%) ITIL
2 645 (20.56%) Business Continuity
3 373 (11.89%) Performance Tuning
4 249 (7.94%) Project Management
5 228 (7.27%) Service Delivery
6 205 (6.53%) Change Management
7 196 (6.25%) Change Control
8 182 (5.80%) Information Security
9 176 (5.61%) Migration
10 166 (5.29%) Service Management
11 164 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
11 164 (5.23%) Problem Management
12 162 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
13 157 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
14 150 (4.78%) Incident Management
15 149 (4.75%) Load Balancing
16 145 (4.62%) BCP
17 144 (4.59%) Mentoring
18 138 (4.40%) High Availability
19 137 (4.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 867 (27.64%) SQL
2 241 (7.68%) PowerShell
3 207 (6.60%) T-SQL
4 191 (6.09%) Shell Script
5 188 (5.99%) Java
6 168 (5.36%) Perl
7 98 (3.12%) Python
8 85 (2.71%) PL/SQL
9 64 (2.04%) C#
10 59 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 55 (1.75%) Ruby
12 53 (1.69%) PHP
13 47 (1.50%) C
14 42 (1.34%) VB
15 40 (1.28%) JavaScript
16 27 (0.86%) C++
16 27 (0.86%) VBScript
17 24 (0.77%) Korn
18 22 (0.70%) AWK
18 22 (0.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 428 (13.64%) Degree
2 317 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 227 (7.24%) Security Cleared
4 192 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (6.09%) MCSE
6 189 (6.02%) SC Cleared
7 184 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 152 (4.85%) MCP
9 118 (3.76%) CCNA
10 101 (3.22%) CCNP
11 94 (3.00%) MCSA
12 92 (2.93%) MCITP
13 72 (2.30%) DV Cleared
14 64 (2.04%) CISSP
15 55 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
16 52 (1.66%) MCTS
17 41 (1.31%) CISM
18 33 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
18 33 (1.05%) ISEB
19 25 (0.80%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (8.38%) SLA
2 146 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (2.10%) QA
4 55 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.77%) COBIT
7 21 (0.67%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.51%) BS25999
9 8 (0.26%) BS7799
9 8 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 5 (0.16%) GCP
10 5 (0.16%) COSO
10 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.096%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.096%) GMP
11 3 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 3 (0.096%) GAMP
12 2 (0.064%) HL7
13 1 (0.032%) FATCA
13 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 824 (26.27%) Active Directory
2 683 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 298 (9.50%) Hyper-V
4 235 (7.49%) VMware ESX
5 231 (7.36%) XenApp
6 166 (5.29%) vSphere
7 107 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
8 97 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
9 81 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
10 78 (2.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 75 (2.39%) Firmware
12 55 (1.75%) Terminal Services
13 51 (1.63%) XenDesktop
14 42 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
15 31 (0.99%) Xen
16 29 (0.92%) KVM
17 25 (0.80%) NFS
18 21 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 19 (0.61%) XenServer
20 17 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 105 (3.35%) NetBackup
2 94 (3.00%) Data Guard
3 90 (2.87%) Backup Exec
4 73 (2.33%) SCCM
5 65 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 64 (2.04%) SCOM
6 64 (2.04%) Puppet
7 60 (1.91%) WSUS
8 48 (1.53%) Nagios
9 46 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 45 (1.43%) HP SIM
11 43 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
13 24 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
13 24 (0.77%) HP NNM
14 22 (0.70%) OpenView
15 17 (0.54%) ARCserve
16 15 (0.48%) Control-M
16 15 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1051 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 950 (30.28%) VMware
3 473 (15.08%) Cisco
4 468 (14.92%) Oracle
5 411 (13.10%) Citrix
6 350 (11.16%) HP
7 182 (5.80%) EMC
8 174 (5.55%) NetApp
9 170 (5.42%) Red Hat
10 142 (4.53%) IBM
11 113 (3.60%) Symantec
12 92 (2.93%) Dell
13 74 (2.36%) Sun
14 59 (1.88%) Veritas
15 49 (1.56%) SolarWinds
16 47 (1.50%) Avaya
17 45 (1.43%) Juniper
18 43 (1.37%) Veeam
19 41 (1.31%) CheckPoint
20 40 (1.28%) BMC
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to 40K plus Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago