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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 187 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1683 1522 1566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 1.46% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.77% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1214 1283
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +18 1586 £45,000 - 198
London +40 636 £54,500 +9.00% 66
South East -52 289 £47,500 +7.95% 29
East of England +25 197 £45,000 +5.88% 27
City of London +67 193 £57,500 +15.00% 26
Yorkshire +33 118 £40,000 -11.11% 18
North West +18 104 £42,000 +5.00% 21
Berkshire -45 98 £57,500 +27.77% 4
East Midlands +9 88 £35,000 - 12
West Yorkshire +46 87 £36,000 -10.00% 10
West Midlands -8 77 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South West -24 64 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Reading -38 62 £68,500 +37.00% 2
Essex -6 59 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Hertfordshire -7 58 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Buckinghamshire +45 54 £50,000 +31.57% 5
Bedfordshire +39 49 £42,500 - 10
Manchester +19 49 £40,000 +8.10% 10
Scotland +7 45 £34,000 -3.54% 1
Leeds +34 43 £40,000 - 10
Hampshire -31 42 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Surrey -42 41 £47,500 +7.95% 9
Birmingham -4 40 £37,500 -25.37% 5
Leicestershire +47 37 £41,500 +13.69% 5
Cheshire -2 34 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Northamptonshire -11 33 £33,500 +11.66% 2
Milton Keynes +17 30 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Bristol +4 28 £43,750 +1.74% 9
Edinburgh +4 27 £32,000 -10.48%
Northampton -13 23 £34,500 +15.00% 1

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1456 (43.96%) Windows
2 1309 (39.52%) Microsoft
3 1119 (33.79%) VMware
4 926 (27.96%) Active Directory
5 899 (27.14%) SQL
6 890 (26.87%) Finance
7 835 (25.21%) SQL Server
8 789 (23.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 719 (21.71%) ITIL
10 697 (21.04%) Linux
11 659 (19.90%) Business Continuity
12 635 (19.17%) MS Exchange
13 608 (18.36%) MS Excel
14 604 (18.24%) SAN
15 600 (18.12%) Firewall
16 571 (17.24%) Citrix
17 548 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
18 546 (16.49%) Cisco
19 472 (14.25%) WAN
20 453 (13.68%) Oracle
21 448 (13.53%) LAN
22 446 (13.47%) DNS
23 432 (13.04%) UNIX
24 414 (12.50%) HP
25 411 (12.41%) Degree
26 410 (12.38%) Clustering
27 386 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
28 371 (11.20%) TCP/IP
29 369 (11.14%) Windows Server 2012
30 359 (10.84%) Analytical Skills

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 635 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 298 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 260 (7.85%) SharePoint
4 228 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 218 (6.58%) IIS
6 200 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 199 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 160 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 122 (3.68%) Apache
10 92 (2.78%) Lync
11 88 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2000
12 65 (1.96%) Tomcat
13 32 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 32 (0.97%) WebSphere
14 29 (0.88%) WebLogic
15 28 (0.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 26 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
17 25 (0.75%) nginx
18 24 (0.72%) JBoss
19 21 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 608 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 239 (7.22%) MS Office
3 68 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.60%) MS Project
6 17 (0.51%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.060%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.060%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.030%) Revit
9 1 (0.030%) Maya
9 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.21%) BASE24
6 7 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.21%) SalesLogix
6 7 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.18%) Summit
8 5 (0.15%) Agresso
8 5 (0.15%) Endur
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.12%) RMDS
9 4 (0.12%) GoldMine
9 4 (0.12%) CA Clarity
9 4 (0.12%) Magento
9 4 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.091%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 99 (2.99%) Office 365
2 79 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (0.85%) IaaS
6 24 (0.72%) PaaS
7 17 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.42%) SaaS
10 7 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.15%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.12%) Joyent
13 2 (0.060%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.060%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.030%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 604 (18.24%) SAN
2 600 (18.12%) Firewall
3 472 (14.25%) WAN
4 448 (13.53%) LAN
5 446 (13.47%) DNS
6 371 (11.20%) TCP/IP
7 276 (8.33%) VPN
8 245 (7.40%) DHCP
9 186 (5.62%) Network Security
10 172 (5.19%) Internet
11 151 (4.56%) NAS
12 150 (4.53%) Wireless
13 146 (4.41%) VoIP
14 128 (3.86%) MPLS
15 124 (3.74%) BGP
16 104 (3.14%) iSCSI
17 97 (2.93%) LDAP
18 89 (2.69%) OSPF
19 88 (2.66%) Fibre Channel
20 84 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 835 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 279 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 204 (6.16%) Oracle Database
4 196 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 187 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 161 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 152 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
8 149 (4.50%) MySQL
9 126 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 89 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 83 (2.51%) Relational Database
13 82 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 66 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
15 56 (1.69%) DB2
16 54 (1.63%) OLTP
17 53 (1.60%) Big Data
18 45 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
19 42 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
20 41 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (0.91%) JIRA
2 28 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 24 (0.72%) Subversion
4 22 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 22 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (0.54%) Mercurial
6 17 (0.51%) Toad
6 17 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 16 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (0.48%) Hudson
8 14 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 13 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
10 9 (0.27%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.24%) JMeter
12 7 (0.21%) JProfiler
12 7 (0.21%) Ant
12 7 (0.21%) Maven
13 6 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 890 (26.87%) Finance
2 183 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 174 (5.25%) Banking
4 127 (3.83%) Back Office
5 102 (3.08%) Retail
6 86 (2.60%) Law
7 82 (2.48%) Legal
8 64 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 54 (1.63%) Advertising
10 52 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 50 (1.51%) Marketing
12 45 (1.36%) Billing
13 29 (0.88%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.48%) Publishing
15 16 (0.48%) Front Office
16 13 (0.39%) Games
17 12 (0.36%) Automotive
18 10 (0.30%) French Language
19 8 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 475 (14.34%) Analyst
2 431 (13.01%) DBA
3 405 (12.23%) Administrator
4 246 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 239 (7.22%) Consultant
6 217 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
7 210 (6.34%) Support Analyst
8 209 (6.31%) SQL DBA
9 205 (6.19%) Support Engineer
10 202 (6.10%) Architect
11 125 (3.77%) SQL Server DBA
12 121 (3.65%) Oracle DBA
13 109 (3.29%) Network Engineer
14 100 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
15 95 (2.87%) Applications Support
16 92 (2.78%) IT Support
17 88 (2.66%) Developer
17 88 (2.66%) Service Manager
18 87 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
19 76 (2.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (4.71%) .NET
2 125 (3.77%) Web Services
3 70 (2.11%) HTML
4 68 (2.05%) XML
5 47 (1.42%) Middleware
6 39 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 36 (1.09%) CSS
8 32 (0.97%) Software Packaging
9 29 (0.88%) LAMP
10 27 (0.82%) J2EE
11 25 (0.75%) SOAP
12 24 (0.72%) REST
13 22 (0.66%) Application Packaging
14 20 (0.60%) .NET Framework
14 20 (0.60%) HTML5
15 18 (0.54%) jQuery
16 17 (0.51%) Spring
17 16 (0.48%) WSH
18 14 (0.42%) JMS
19 13 (0.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 410 (12.38%) Clustering
2 359 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 293 (8.85%) Replication
4 272 (8.21%) Management Information System
5 185 (5.59%) Blackberry
6 105 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 65 (1.96%) Open Source
7 65 (1.96%) Statistics
8 62 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 55 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 47 (1.42%) Mainframe
11 39 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 34 (1.03%) iPad
13 32 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (0.97%) iSeries
14 28 (0.85%) Client/Server
15 25 (0.75%) FMCG
15 25 (0.75%) User Experience
16 24 (0.72%) AS400
17 22 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1456 (43.96%) Windows
2 697 (21.04%) Linux
3 548 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 432 (13.04%) UNIX
5 369 (11.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 318 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 179 (5.40%) Windows 7
8 146 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 126 (3.80%) Solaris
10 107 (3.23%) Windows XP
11 88 (2.66%) AIX
12 81 (2.45%) Windows 8
13 52 (1.57%) Windows 2000
14 48 (1.45%) Android
15 35 (1.06%) CentOS
16 34 (1.03%) Windows Vista
17 33 (1.00%) Ubuntu
18 30 (0.91%) Debian
18 30 (0.91%) HPUX
19 20 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (21.71%) ITIL
2 659 (19.90%) Business Continuity
3 386 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
4 304 (9.18%) Service Delivery
5 271 (8.18%) Change Management
6 259 (7.82%) Information Security
7 231 (6.97%) Project Management
8 205 (6.19%) Migration
9 200 (6.04%) BCP
10 185 (5.59%) Load Balancing
11 176 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
12 168 (5.07%) Change Control
13 163 (4.92%) Problem Management
13 163 (4.92%) High Availability
14 159 (4.80%) Business Continuity Planning
15 152 (4.59%) Incident Management
16 151 (4.56%) Configuration Management
17 144 (4.35%) Service Management
18 135 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
19 134 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 899 (27.14%) SQL
2 328 (9.90%) PowerShell
3 196 (5.92%) Java
4 189 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 174 (5.25%) T-SQL
6 171 (5.16%) Perl
7 124 (3.74%) Python
8 84 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 76 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 71 (2.14%) C#
11 51 (1.54%) VB
12 47 (1.42%) PHP
13 46 (1.39%) C
14 43 (1.30%) JavaScript
15 37 (1.12%) C++
16 34 (1.03%) VBA
17 33 (1.00%) Ruby
18 26 (0.79%) VBScript
19 21 (0.63%) AWK
20 20 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 411 (12.41%) Degree
2 328 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 246 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
4 209 (6.31%) Security Cleared
5 207 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 193 (5.83%) MCSE
7 160 (4.83%) SC Cleared
8 159 (4.80%) CCNP
9 153 (4.62%) MCP
10 142 (4.29%) CCNA
11 111 (3.35%) CISSP
12 99 (2.99%) MCITP
13 81 (2.45%) MCSA
14 70 (2.11%) CISM
15 60 (1.81%) MCTS
16 58 (1.75%) DV Cleared
17 43 (1.30%) CISA
17 43 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
18 40 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
19 37 (1.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (10.11%) SLA
2 208 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (3.38%) PCI DSS
4 56 (1.69%) QA
5 47 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (1.00%) COBIT
7 21 (0.63%) BS25999
8 13 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 8 (0.24%) BS7799
11 6 (0.18%) COSO
11 6 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.12%) GCP
12 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.091%) GMP
13 3 (0.091%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.091%) GAMP
System Software
1 926 (27.96%) Active Directory
2 789 (23.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 303 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 287 (8.67%) XenApp
5 232 (7.00%) VMware ESX
5 232 (7.00%) vSphere
6 101 (3.05%) Terminal Services
7 94 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
8 86 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 86 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 56 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 52 (1.57%) XenDesktop
11 47 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
12 42 (1.27%) Firmware
13 41 (1.24%) XenServer
14 33 (1.00%) NFS
14 33 (1.00%) Xen
15 29 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 25 (0.75%) VMware Server
17 24 (0.72%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 158 (4.77%) SCCM
2 114 (3.44%) SCOM
3 113 (3.41%) NetBackup
4 90 (2.72%) Puppet
4 90 (2.72%) Data Guard
5 72 (2.17%) WSUS
6 67 (2.02%) Backup Exec
6 67 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 66 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (1.12%) Nagios
9 35 (1.06%) HP SIM
10 29 (0.88%) Control-M
10 29 (0.88%) ARCserve
11 28 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 28 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
12 26 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
13 24 (0.72%) HP NNM
14 23 (0.69%) Tivoli
15 21 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
16 18 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1309 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 1119 (33.79%) VMware
3 571 (17.24%) Citrix
4 546 (16.49%) Cisco
5 453 (13.68%) Oracle
6 414 (12.50%) HP
7 198 (5.98%) Red Hat
8 193 (5.83%) EMC
9 190 (5.74%) NetApp
10 164 (4.95%) Symantec
11 153 (4.62%) IBM
12 116 (3.50%) Dell
13 105 (3.17%) Juniper
14 96 (2.90%) CheckPoint
15 89 (2.69%) SolarWinds
16 70 (2.11%) Veritas
17 62 (1.87%) Sun
17 62 (1.87%) F5
18 59 (1.78%) Veeam
19 58 (1.75%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £ Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + On Call
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: Car, 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday