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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Disaster Recovery
Rank 223 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1537 1521 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.43% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.76% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1246 1401
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,186
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.17%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -15 1423 £45,000 - 195
London -39 524 £52,500 +0.96% 74
South East -31 270 £47,000 +9.30% 24
East of England -17 147 £50,000 +11.11% 20
City of London -8 119 £56,250 +7.14% 19
Yorkshire -22 104 £40,000 +5.26% 19
South West +21 95 £35,000 -17.64% 12
North West +5 95 £37,500 - 23
West Midlands +6 90 £38,000 -6.17% 10
Berkshire -1 79 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Yorkshire -22 78 £40,000 +5.26% 12
East Midlands -2 70 £32,500 -10.95% 11
Surrey -11 64 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Birmingham +3 53 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Reading +15 50 £40,000 -9.09% 4
Scotland -5 46 £42,500 - 15
Hampshire -20 46 £44,000 +17.33% 4
Bedfordshire +14 42 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Leeds -27 42 £37,500 -5.06% 8
Cambridgeshire +12 37 £47,000 +25.33% 7
Cheshire +14 36 £34,000 +13.33% 6
Bristol +17 34 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Hertfordshire -4 33 £55,000 +29.41% 9
Manchester -4 33 £37,000 -7.50% 11
Essex -21 32 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Somerset - 30 £27,000 - 2
Leicestershire +5 29 £42,500 +11.84% 6
Bath - 25 £27,000 - 1
Edinburgh +3 24 £30,000 -37.50% 8
Kent +16 23 £50,000 +8.10% 2

Disaster Recovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1399 (43.60%) Windows
2 1046 (32.60%) Microsoft
3 962 (29.98%) VMware
4 894 (27.86%) SQL
5 821 (25.58%) Active Directory
6 810 (25.24%) Finance
7 805 (25.09%) ITIL
8 779 (24.28%) SQL Server
9 754 (23.50%) Linux
10 696 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 675 (21.03%) Business Continuity
12 609 (18.98%) SAN
13 595 (18.54%) MS Exchange
14 522 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 514 (16.02%) Oracle
16 509 (15.86%) Firewall
17 495 (15.43%) Cisco
18 448 (13.96%) MS Excel
19 428 (13.34%) Degree
20 426 (13.28%) Citrix
21 418 (13.03%) DNS
21 418 (13.03%) UNIX
22 392 (12.22%) Performance Tuning
23 376 (11.72%) Clustering
24 367 (11.44%) HP
25 354 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
26 350 (10.91%) Replication
27 344 (10.72%) Windows Server 2003
28 323 (10.07%) TCP/IP
29 320 (9.97%) Windows Server 2012

Disaster Recovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 595 (18.54%) MS Exchange
2 284 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 221 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 198 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 193 (6.01%) IIS
6 192 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 185 (5.77%) SharePoint
8 127 (3.96%) Apache
9 106 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 93 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
11 77 (2.40%) Tomcat
12 69 (2.15%) Lync
13 39 (1.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 37 (1.15%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 24 (0.75%) WebSphere
17 22 (0.69%) nginx
18 20 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
19 18 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
19 18 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 448 (13.96%) MS Excel
2 198 (6.17%) MS Office
3 28 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.50%) MS Project
6 8 (0.25%) SPSS
6 8 (0.25%) Mingle
7 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.093%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) Maya
9 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 61 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 8 (0.25%) BASE24
9 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.16%) Agresso
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Retail
10 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.16%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.12%) Compiere
11 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.12%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.093%) Magento
12 3 (0.093%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 74 (2.31%) Office 365
2 60 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.90%) IaaS
6 27 (0.84%) SaaS
7 20 (0.62%) PaaS
8 11 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.19%) Joyent
10 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.093%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.093%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.062%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.062%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.031%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 609 (18.98%) SAN
2 509 (15.86%) Firewall
3 418 (13.03%) DNS
4 323 (10.07%) TCP/IP
5 288 (8.97%) LAN
6 275 (8.57%) WAN
7 246 (7.67%) VPN
8 226 (7.04%) NAS
9 193 (6.01%) DHCP
10 187 (5.83%) Internet
11 130 (4.05%) VoIP
12 87 (2.71%) Wireless
13 83 (2.59%) VLAN
14 81 (2.52%) Network Security
15 80 (2.49%) LDAP
16 71 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
17 64 (1.99%) SSL
18 62 (1.93%) MPLS
19 58 (1.81%) iSCSI
20 55 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 779 (24.28%) SQL Server
2 287 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 229 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 226 (7.04%) MySQL
5 220 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 202 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 145 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
8 129 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 128 (3.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 123 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 109 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 101 (3.15%) Relational Database
13 89 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
14 76 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
15 66 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
15 66 (2.06%) Big Data
16 62 (1.93%) RDBMS
17 60 (1.87%) OLTP
18 54 (1.68%) DB2
19 49 (1.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 35 (1.09%) JIRA
2 21 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.59%) Subversion
4 15 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
5 14 (0.44%) Toad
5 14 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.37%) Selenium
7 12 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.31%) Mercurial
9 8 (0.25%) Bugzilla
10 7 (0.22%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.16%) JUnit
12 5 (0.16%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.16%) Hudson
12 5 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.16%) Selenium IDE
General
1 810 (25.24%) Finance
2 182 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 155 (4.83%) Banking
4 105 (3.27%) Retail
5 101 (3.15%) Legal
6 66 (2.06%) Back Office
7 56 (1.75%) Marketing
8 53 (1.65%) Advertising
9 47 (1.46%) Law
9 47 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 42 (1.31%) Billing
11 35 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 28 (0.87%) Investment Banking
13 24 (0.75%) Publishing
14 16 (0.50%) Front Office
15 15 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.44%) Games
17 11 (0.34%) Electronics
18 8 (0.25%) Local Government
19 7 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 424 (13.21%) DBA
1 424 (13.21%) Administrator
2 400 (12.46%) Analyst
3 248 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
4 235 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 231 (7.20%) Consultant
6 223 (6.95%) SQL DBA
7 214 (6.67%) Architect
8 203 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 188 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 132 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
11 115 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
12 113 (3.52%) IT Support
13 111 (3.46%) SQL Server DBA
14 106 (3.30%) Service Manager
15 91 (2.84%) Developer
16 90 (2.80%) 3rd Line Support
17 81 (2.52%) Technical Support
18 80 (2.49%) Applications Support
19 77 (2.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (4.80%) .NET
2 108 (3.37%) Web Services
3 68 (2.12%) Middleware
4 67 (2.09%) XML
5 48 (1.50%) HTML
6 44 (1.37%) LAMP
7 34 (1.06%) ASP.NET
8 31 (0.97%) SOAP
9 29 (0.90%) Software Packaging
10 27 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 23 (0.72%) JMS
12 18 (0.56%) J2EE
12 18 (0.56%) CSS
13 16 (0.50%) COM
13 16 (0.50%) MDX
14 12 (0.37%) RESTful
14 12 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (0.34%) WCF
15 11 (0.34%) Spring
16 10 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 376 (11.72%) Clustering
2 350 (10.91%) Replication
3 265 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 252 (7.85%) Management Information System
5 161 (5.02%) Computer Science
6 118 (3.68%) Blackberry
7 84 (2.62%) Firmware
8 79 (2.46%) Open Source
9 68 (2.12%) CLARiiON
10 58 (1.81%) Statistics
11 55 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 52 (1.62%) Hedge funds
12 52 (1.62%) Mathematics
13 49 (1.53%) Symmetrix DMX
14 47 (1.46%) Client/Server
15 44 (1.37%) EMC Centera
16 42 (1.31%) Mobile App
17 40 (1.25%) User Experience
18 35 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
19 27 (0.84%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1399 (43.60%) Windows
2 754 (23.50%) Linux
3 522 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 418 (13.03%) UNIX
5 344 (10.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 320 (9.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 162 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 136 (4.24%) Windows 7
9 117 (3.65%) Solaris
10 92 (2.87%) Windows XP
11 65 (2.03%) HPUX
12 64 (1.99%) Windows 8
13 58 (1.81%) Windows 2000
14 51 (1.59%) AIX
15 42 (1.31%) Debian
16 41 (1.28%) Ubuntu
17 35 (1.09%) SUSE
18 33 (1.03%) Android
19 28 (0.87%) CentOS
20 16 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (25.09%) ITIL
2 675 (21.03%) Business Continuity
3 392 (12.22%) Performance Tuning
4 281 (8.76%) Project Management
5 220 (6.86%) Service Delivery
6 211 (6.58%) Change Management
7 204 (6.36%) Change Control
8 189 (5.89%) Information Security
9 188 (5.86%) Migration
10 180 (5.61%) Problem Management
11 179 (5.58%) Capacity Planning
12 172 (5.36%) Service Management
13 164 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
14 157 (4.89%) Mentoring
15 153 (4.77%) Business Continuity Planning
16 152 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
16 152 (4.74%) Incident Management
17 151 (4.71%) BCP
18 150 (4.67%) Configuration Management
18 150 (4.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 894 (27.86%) SQL
2 226 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 220 (6.86%) T-SQL
4 215 (6.70%) Java
5 200 (6.23%) Shell Script
6 181 (5.64%) Perl
7 91 (2.84%) Python
8 88 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 63 (1.96%) C#
10 60 (1.87%) PHP
10 60 (1.87%) Ruby
11 54 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 50 (1.56%) C
13 46 (1.43%) JavaScript
14 45 (1.40%) VB
15 32 (1.00%) VBScript
16 29 (0.90%) C++
17 25 (0.78%) Korn
18 24 (0.75%) AWK
18 24 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 428 (13.34%) Degree
2 354 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 234 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 213 (6.64%) MCSE
5 205 (6.39%) SC Cleared
6 203 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
7 185 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 151 (4.71%) MCP
9 137 (4.27%) CCNA
10 107 (3.33%) MCSA
11 98 (3.05%) CCNP
12 87 (2.71%) MCITP
13 74 (2.31%) CISSP
14 69 (2.15%) DV Cleared
15 54 (1.68%) MCTS
16 51 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
17 38 (1.18%) CISM
18 37 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
19 35 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
20 31 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (7.98%) SLA
2 154 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (2.21%) QA
4 51 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 37 (1.15%) COBIT
6 28 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.65%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 10 (0.31%) BS7799
9 10 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 9 (0.28%) BS25999
11 5 (0.16%) GCP
12 3 (0.093%) GMP
12 3 (0.093%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.093%) GAMP
12 3 (0.093%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.093%) COSO
13 2 (0.062%) HL7
14 1 (0.031%) FATCA
14 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 821 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 696 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 305 (9.50%) Hyper-V
4 238 (7.42%) VMware ESX
5 233 (7.26%) XenApp
6 193 (6.01%) vSphere
7 106 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
8 101 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 90 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
10 78 (2.43%) XenDesktop
11 76 (2.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 52 (1.62%) Terminal Services
13 36 (1.12%) KVM
14 34 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
14 34 (1.06%) NFS
15 32 (1.00%) XenServer
16 31 (0.97%) Xen
17 21 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 16 (0.50%) Veritas File System
19 15 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 122 (3.80%) NetBackup
2 109 (3.40%) Backup Exec
3 98 (3.05%) Data Guard
4 82 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 74 (2.31%) SCCM
6 65 (2.03%) SCOM
6 65 (2.03%) WSUS
6 65 (2.03%) Puppet
7 54 (1.68%) Nagios
8 47 (1.46%) HP SIM
9 46 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
10 39 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 31 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
12 29 (0.90%) ARCserve
13 28 (0.87%) OpenView
14 23 (0.72%) HP NNM
15 20 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
16 15 (0.47%) Control-M
17 14 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
17 14 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1046 (32.60%) Microsoft
2 962 (29.98%) VMware
3 514 (16.02%) Oracle
4 495 (15.43%) Cisco
5 426 (13.28%) Citrix
6 367 (11.44%) HP
7 217 (6.76%) EMC
8 206 (6.42%) Red Hat
9 194 (6.05%) NetApp
10 143 (4.46%) IBM
11 132 (4.11%) Symantec
12 102 (3.18%) Dell
13 81 (2.52%) Sun
14 68 (2.12%) Veritas
15 55 (1.71%) SolarWinds
16 48 (1.50%) Veeam
16 48 (1.50%) Juniper
17 39 (1.22%) CheckPoint
18 36 (1.12%) BMC
19 34 (1.06%) Avaya
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Salary/Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + banking benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday