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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Disaster Recovery
Rank 218 226 192
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1532 1530 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.58% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1232 1356
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,310 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -5.15%

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 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 30 July 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 +15 1458 £45,000 - 139
London +5 502 £54,000 +8.00% 50
South East +7 327 £42,500 -5.55% 28
East of England +32 177 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Yorkshire +26 144 £43,000 +7.50% 18
West Yorkshire +30 119 £45,000 +5.88% 12
City of London +6 99 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Surrey +27 92 £43,250 -3.88% 7
Leeds +48 89 £45,000 +3.44% 6
North West +7 89 £40,000 +6.66% 8
West Midlands +9 83 £40,000 +3.89% 7
Berkshire +5 79 £47,500 +15.15% 5
South West -10 75 £44,261 +36.18% 7
Hampshire +25 68 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Hertfordshire +3 55 £45,000 -18.18% 7
East Midlands -7 48 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Reading +2 47 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Birmingham +7 43 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Essex +18 42 £46,174 -21.40% 1
Bedfordshire +6 39 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Scotland +7 36 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Cambridgeshire +28 33 £38,500 -1.91% 2
Manchester +27 33 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 29 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Southampton +20 28 £37,500 -6.25%
Bedford +16 26 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Brentwood +10 25 £55,000 -
West Sussex +5 24 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Cheshire -9 23 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Milton Keynes -15 23 £40,000 -11.11% 3

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1320 (41.75%) Windows
2 1143 (36.15%) Microsoft
3 949 (30.01%) VMware
4 838 (26.50%) ITIL
5 824 (26.06%) SQL
6 820 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 796 (25.17%) SQL Server
8 704 (22.26%) Finance
9 663 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 645 (20.40%) SAN
11 634 (20.05%) Linux
12 631 (19.96%) Business Continuity
13 615 (19.45%) Cisco
14 587 (18.56%) Firewall
15 517 (16.35%) Oracle
16 515 (16.29%) MS Excel
17 499 (15.78%) MS Exchange
18 465 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
19 463 (14.64%) Citrix
20 460 (14.55%) WAN
21 447 (14.14%) DNS
22 446 (14.10%) LAN
23 441 (13.95%) Data Centre
24 418 (13.22%) Project Management
25 384 (12.14%) Degree
26 355 (11.23%) Performance Tuning
27 349 (11.04%) Clustering
28 345 (10.91%) Replication
29 342 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
30 335 (10.59%) UNIX

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 499 (15.78%) MS Exchange
2 235 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 207 (6.55%) SharePoint
4 185 (5.85%) IIS
5 162 (5.12%) Lync
6 124 (3.92%) Apache
7 101 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 96 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 91 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 66 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 57 (1.80%) Tomcat
12 47 (1.49%) WebLogic
13 38 (1.20%) WebSphere
14 31 (0.98%) nginx
15 29 (0.92%) OpenStack
15 29 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
16 28 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (0.85%) Confluence
17 27 (0.85%) JBoss
18 24 (0.76%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 515 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.07%) MS Office
3 37 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.51%) MS Project
6 6 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (0.19%) Solid Edge
7 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.032%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.25%) Maximo
9 8 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.19%) RMDS
12 5 (0.16%) CA PPM
12 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (0.13%) Agresso
14 3 (0.095%) Lawson
14 3 (0.095%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 115 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (2.28%) Office 365
3 68 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (1.52%) SaaS
5 39 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.95%) PaaS
7 28 (0.89%) IaaS
8 21 (0.66%) Mimecast
9 15 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
12 7 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
13 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.095%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.095%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.095%) Joyent
15 2 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 645 (20.40%) SAN
2 587 (18.56%) Firewall
3 460 (14.55%) WAN
4 447 (14.14%) DNS
5 446 (14.10%) LAN
6 304 (9.61%) TCP/IP
7 283 (8.95%) VPN
7 283 (8.95%) DHCP
8 206 (6.51%) Network Security
9 178 (5.63%) NAS
9 178 (5.63%) VoIP
10 159 (5.03%) Internet
11 150 (4.74%) BGP
12 129 (4.08%) MPLS
13 124 (3.92%) EIGRP
14 122 (3.86%) OSPF
15 109 (3.45%) VLAN
16 108 (3.42%) Wireless
17 98 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
18 94 (2.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 796 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 267 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 249 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 197 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 185 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 146 (4.62%) MySQL
7 145 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 139 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 139 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 115 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 88 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 87 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
12 72 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 60 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 43 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 43 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
15 40 (1.27%) OLAP
15 40 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
16 38 (1.20%) DB2
17 34 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (1.93%) Jenkins
2 47 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 44 (1.39%) Subversion
4 37 (1.17%) Maven
5 31 (0.98%) JIRA
6 30 (0.95%) Hudson
7 26 (0.82%) Ant
8 20 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.32%) Toad
10 9 (0.28%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.28%) Mercurial
11 8 (0.25%) Grunt
11 8 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.095%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.095%) HP UFT
13 3 (0.095%) ERwin
13 3 (0.095%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.095%) Selenium
14 2 (0.063%) Oracle APEX
General
1 704 (22.26%) Finance
2 233 (7.37%) Banking
3 194 (6.14%) Retail
4 168 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 87 (2.75%) Legal
6 80 (2.53%) Law
7 73 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 67 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 55 (1.74%) Back Office
10 47 (1.49%) Marketing
11 43 (1.36%) Publishing
12 37 (1.17%) Advertising
13 35 (1.11%) Investment Banking
14 28 (0.89%) Front Office
15 26 (0.82%) Billing
16 15 (0.47%) Local Government
17 14 (0.44%) Games
18 10 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.25%) Automotive
19 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 434 (13.73%) Analyst
2 408 (12.90%) DBA
3 340 (10.75%) Administrator
4 238 (7.53%) SQL DBA
5 185 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 182 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
7 176 (5.57%) Consultant
8 171 (5.41%) Architect
9 155 (4.90%) Support Analyst
10 132 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 131 (4.14%) Oracle DBA
12 123 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
13 120 (3.80%) Network Engineer
14 105 (3.32%) Service Manager
15 97 (3.07%) SQL Server DBA
16 90 (2.85%) Infrastructure Manager
17 81 (2.56%) Applications Support
17 81 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
18 77 (2.44%) Developer
19 74 (2.34%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (4.24%) Web Services
2 128 (4.05%) .NET
3 64 (2.02%) Middleware
4 42 (1.33%) XML
5 36 (1.14%) HTML
6 30 (0.95%) LAMP
7 26 (0.82%) J2EE
7 26 (0.82%) ASP.NET
8 24 (0.76%) JDBC
9 22 (0.70%) CSS
9 22 (0.70%) Software Packaging
10 21 (0.66%) SAML
11 19 (0.60%) .NET Framework
12 17 (0.54%) jQuery
12 17 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
12 17 (0.54%) RESTful
13 16 (0.51%) SOAP
13 16 (0.51%) Flash
14 15 (0.47%) JMS
15 13 (0.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 441 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 349 (11.04%) Clustering
3 345 (10.91%) Replication
4 326 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
5 272 (8.60%) Management Information System
6 99 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 84 (2.66%) Blackberry
8 56 (1.77%) Statistics
9 53 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 46 (1.45%) CMDB
11 40 (1.27%) EqualLogic
12 36 (1.14%) iSeries
12 36 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.11%) Wiki
14 33 (1.04%) AS400
15 32 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 31 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
17 30 (0.95%) EMC VNX
18 29 (0.92%) Fat Client
18 29 (0.92%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1320 (41.75%) Windows
2 634 (20.05%) Linux
3 465 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 335 (10.59%) UNIX
5 307 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 268 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 137 (4.33%) Windows 7
8 134 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 128 (4.05%) Solaris
10 104 (3.29%) AIX
11 82 (2.59%) Windows XP
12 70 (2.21%) CentOS
13 60 (1.90%) Ubuntu
14 55 (1.74%) Debian
15 39 (1.23%) Windows 8
16 26 (0.82%) HPUX
17 25 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
17 25 (0.79%) Android
18 23 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
18 23 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (26.50%) ITIL
2 631 (19.96%) Business Continuity
3 418 (13.22%) Project Management
4 355 (11.23%) Performance Tuning
5 313 (9.90%) Change Management
6 297 (9.39%) Information Security
7 291 (9.20%) Service Delivery
8 231 (7.31%) Capacity Planning
9 224 (7.08%) Migration
10 202 (6.39%) Risk Management
11 188 (5.95%) High Availability
12 185 (5.85%) Service Management
13 184 (5.82%) Problem Management
14 181 (5.72%) Load Balancing
14 181 (5.72%) BCP
15 170 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
16 165 (5.22%) Business Continuity Planning
17 161 (5.09%) Performance Monitoring
17 161 (5.09%) Mentoring
18 141 (4.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 824 (26.06%) SQL
2 243 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 198 (6.26%) T-SQL
4 176 (5.57%) Java
5 173 (5.47%) Perl
6 108 (3.42%) Python
7 91 (2.88%) Shell Script
8 83 (2.62%) Bash Shell
9 74 (2.34%) C#
10 62 (1.96%) PHP
11 58 (1.83%) Ruby
12 54 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 47 (1.49%) VBScript
14 37 (1.17%) JavaScript
15 35 (1.11%) C
16 33 (1.04%) VB
17 29 (0.92%) VBA
18 25 (0.79%) C++
19 12 (0.38%) Korn
20 11 (0.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 384 (12.14%) Degree
2 342 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 271 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 209 (6.61%) MCSE
5 204 (6.45%) CCNA
6 197 (6.23%) Security Cleared
7 166 (5.25%) CISSP
8 153 (4.84%) SC Cleared
9 152 (4.81%) CCNP
10 141 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 115 (3.64%) CISA
12 112 (3.54%) MCP
13 101 (3.19%) MCSA
14 85 (2.69%) MCITP
15 77 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
16 63 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
17 59 (1.87%) CISM
18 49 (1.55%) DV Cleared
19 47 (1.49%) CCDP
20 45 (1.42%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (9.80%) SLA
2 172 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 135 (4.27%) PCI DSS
4 62 (1.96%) QA
5 48 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 41 (1.30%) COBIT
7 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.32%) BS25999
9 7 (0.22%) BS7799
10 3 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.095%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.095%) COSO
10 3 (0.095%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.095%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.032%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 820 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 663 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (8.48%) Hyper-V
4 155 (4.90%) VMware ESX
5 153 (4.84%) XenApp
6 135 (4.27%) vSphere
7 118 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
8 64 (2.02%) XenServer
9 57 (1.80%) Terminal Services
10 53 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 46 (1.45%) NFS
11 46 (1.45%) XenDesktop
12 41 (1.30%) Samba
13 37 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
14 31 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
15 30 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 30 (0.95%) iptables
16 28 (0.89%) Terminal Server
17 24 (0.76%) Firmware
17 24 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 155 (4.90%) SCCM
2 107 (3.38%) Data Guard
3 96 (3.04%) Puppet
4 87 (2.75%) SCOM
5 76 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 69 (2.18%) NetBackup
7 67 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
8 46 (1.45%) Backup Exec
9 44 (1.39%) WSUS
10 40 (1.27%) Ansible
11 39 (1.23%) ARCserve
12 38 (1.20%) ZABBIX
13 33 (1.04%) Nagios
14 31 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
15 30 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
16 29 (0.92%) Tivoli
17 28 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 25 (0.79%) Salt
19 23 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
20 20 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1143 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 949 (30.01%) VMware
3 615 (19.45%) Cisco
4 517 (16.35%) Oracle
5 463 (14.64%) Citrix
6 308 (9.74%) HP
7 181 (5.72%) Red Hat
8 180 (5.69%) NetApp
9 135 (4.27%) EMC
10 125 (3.95%) Symantec
11 107 (3.38%) CheckPoint
11 107 (3.38%) Dell
12 98 (3.10%) F5
13 93 (2.94%) IBM
14 84 (2.66%) Juniper
15 77 (2.44%) SolarWinds
16 66 (2.09%) Sun
17 63 (1.99%) Avaya
18 60 (1.90%) SAP
19 50 (1.58%) Veritas
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: competitive benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Colas Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + OTE, Car, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Merseyside
Merseytravel
Salary: From £33,886 to £37,033 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37394.00 - £45954.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The University of Northampton
Salary: Grade 8 - £37,394 - £45,954
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday