Period
to 9 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Disaster Recovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 9 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK > England
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 285 259 259
Rank change year-on-year -26 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 718 1,371 1,917
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.06% 1.22% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.33% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 574 1,065 1,518
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Disaster Recovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 62,770 103,067 128,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.74% 92.02% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50,038 83,331 103,639
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in England

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in England.

Salary trend for Disaster Recovery in England

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Disaster Recovery in England over the 6 months to 9 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Disaster Recovery in England

Disaster Recovery
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the England region over the 6 months to 9 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 246 £58,000 -12.12% 44
North of England +6 158 £43,250 -6.49% 39
South East +33 120 £52,500 +10.53% 20
Midlands +20 105 £38,500 -14.44% 30
Yorkshire +9 84 £42,500 -5.03% 11
North West +13 64 £45,000 -12.20% 22
West Midlands +22 53 £37,500 -11.76% 17
East Midlands +16 52 £38,500 -23.00% 13
South West -4 51 £46,500 -7.00% 10
East of England +17 27 £52,500 +23.53% 13
North East +11 10 £45,000 +14.84% 6
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 9 March 2021, IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 328 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 326 (45.40%) Windows
3 299 (41.64%) Azure
4 250 (34.82%) Active Directory
5 223 (31.06%) VMware
6 211 (29.39%) Windows Server
7 191 (26.60%) Firewall
8 185 (25.77%) Microsoft 365
9 175 (24.37%) Cisco
10 165 (22.98%) SQL
11 162 (22.56%) Finance
12 143 (19.92%) SQL Server
13 141 (19.64%) Linux
14 140 (19.50%) AWS
15 138 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 132 (18.38%) DNS
17 129 (17.97%) Business Continuity
18 123 (17.13%) WAN
19 118 (16.43%) ITIL
20 117 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
21 114 (15.88%) Data Centre
21 114 (15.88%) High Availability
22 104 (14.48%) Hyper-V
23 102 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 101 (14.07%) LAN
25 98 (13.65%) Management Information System
25 98 (13.65%) DevOps
26 97 (13.51%) IaaS
26 97 (13.51%) Citrix
26 97 (13.51%) Agile Software Development

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (9.75%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 39 (5.43%) IIS
4 21 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.25%) Apache
6 9 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.42%) Confluence
8 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) JBoss
9 2 (0.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) Endur
4 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 299 (41.64%) Azure
2 185 (25.77%) Microsoft 365
3 140 (19.50%) AWS
4 97 (13.51%) IaaS
5 76 (10.58%) PaaS
6 68 (9.47%) SaaS
7 55 (7.66%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (7.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 36 (5.01%) GCP
10 22 (3.06%) Power Platform
11 21 (2.92%) BPaaS
12 19 (2.65%) Mimecast
13 18 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (2.37%) OneDrive
15 13 (1.81%) Serverless
16 10 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
17 9 (1.25%) Amazon S3
18 8 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
18 8 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 6 (0.84%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (26.60%) Firewall
2 132 (18.38%) DNS
3 123 (17.13%) WAN
4 101 (14.07%) LAN
5 86 (11.98%) SAN
6 84 (11.70%) DHCP
7 66 (9.19%) Network Security
8 64 (8.91%) VPN
9 55 (7.66%) TCP/IP
9 55 (7.66%) VLAN
10 47 (6.55%) VoIP
11 45 (6.27%) Internet
12 39 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (4.74%) MPLS
14 33 (4.60%) Wireless
15 30 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (4.18%) Remote Desktop
16 27 (3.76%) SSL
17 22 (3.06%) IP Telephony
18 21 (2.92%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.62%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (3.06%) Power BI
7 21 (2.92%) OLTP
7 21 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.95%) MySQL
10 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2019
13 9 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
14 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.25%) GitLab
2 9 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.70%) JIRA
6 4 (0.56%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.42%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.28%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.28%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) git-flow
9 1 (0.14%) Gradle
9 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.14%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 162 (22.56%) Finance
2 29 (4.04%) Banking
3 27 (3.76%) Public Sector
4 23 (3.20%) Back Office
4 23 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.92%) Legal
6 15 (2.09%) Retail
7 10 (1.39%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.39%) Electronics
8 9 (1.25%) Law
8 9 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.84%) Advertising
9 6 (0.84%) Digital Economy
9 6 (0.84%) Military
10 5 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.70%) Fire and Rescue
11 4 (0.56%) French Language
11 4 (0.56%) German Language
11 4 (0.56%) Marketing
11 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 68 (9.47%) Analyst
3 59 (8.22%) DBA
4 58 (8.08%) IT Engineer
5 57 (7.94%) Administrator
6 53 (7.38%) Network Engineer
7 51 (7.10%) IT Manager
8 34 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
9 28 (3.90%) Azure Engineer
10 26 (3.62%) SQL DBA
11 25 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.34%) Developer
12 24 (3.34%) Infrastructure Manager
13 23 (3.20%) Security Analyst
14 22 (3.06%) Applications Support
14 22 (3.06%) Architect
14 22 (3.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (3.06%) Support Engineer
15 21 (2.92%) Senior Network Engineer
15 21 (2.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.41%) .NET
2 23 (3.20%) Web Services
3 13 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (1.39%) HTML
4 10 (1.39%) LDAP
5 8 (1.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.11%) JSON
5 8 (1.11%) REST
6 7 (0.97%) Node.js
7 6 (0.84%) HTML5
8 5 (0.70%) CSS
8 5 (0.70%) MDX
8 5 (0.70%) XML
9 4 (0.56%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.56%) SAML
9 4 (0.56%) YAML
10 3 (0.42%) React
10 3 (0.42%) RESTful
10 3 (0.42%) WinForms
11 2 (0.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 117 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (15.88%) Data Centre
3 98 (13.65%) Management Information System
4 51 (7.10%) Clustering
5 43 (5.99%) Replication
6 28 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.92%) CMDB
7 21 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (2.65%) Private Cloud
9 18 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (2.51%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.95%) User Experience
11 11 (1.53%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.25%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.25%) FMCG
13 8 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 326 (45.40%) Windows
2 211 (29.39%) Windows Server
3 141 (19.64%) Linux
4 66 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (7.10%) Windows 10
7 44 (6.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 40 (5.57%) Unix
9 37 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (4.74%) Windows Server 2019
11 17 (2.37%) Windows 7
12 16 (2.23%) CentOS
13 14 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (1.67%) VMS
15 8 (1.11%) Solaris
16 6 (0.84%) Fedora
16 6 (0.84%) SUSE
17 5 (0.70%) Android
17 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (17.97%) Business Continuity
2 118 (16.43%) ITIL
3 114 (15.88%) High Availability
4 102 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 98 (13.65%) DevOps
6 97 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (13.37%) Information Security
8 85 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
9 83 (11.56%) Cybersecurity
10 74 (10.31%) Service Management
11 68 (9.47%) Project Management
12 65 (9.05%) Service Delivery
13 59 (8.22%) Configuration Management
14 55 (7.66%) Change Management
15 54 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
16 50 (6.96%) Migration
17 49 (6.82%) IT Strategy
18 46 (6.41%) Incident Management
19 42 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 165 (22.98%) SQL
2 88 (12.26%) PowerShell
3 46 (6.41%) Python
4 39 (5.43%) C#
4 39 (5.43%) T-SQL
5 24 (3.34%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.37%) Ruby
7 15 (2.09%) C
8 14 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.67%) VB
10 11 (1.53%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.97%) Java
11 7 (0.97%) VBScript
12 6 (0.84%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.56%) Perl
14 3 (0.42%) AWK
14 3 (0.42%) Go
14 3 (0.42%) Lisp
14 3 (0.42%) sed
15 2 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (10.72%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (9.19%) Degree
4 58 (8.08%) MCSE
5 57 (7.94%) Security Cleared
6 47 (6.55%) CISSP
7 45 (6.27%) SC Cleared
8 40 (5.57%) CCNA
8 40 (5.57%) CISM
9 35 (4.87%) CCNP
10 31 (4.32%) MCSA
11 28 (3.90%) CISA
12 21 (2.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 21 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (2.37%) MCP
13 17 (2.37%) SSCP
14 16 (2.23%) CCIE
15 14 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (1.67%) MCITP
17 11 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.33%) SLA
2 60 (8.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (6.13%) GDPR
4 24 (3.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (3.20%) ITGC
6 22 (3.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 21 (2.92%) HIPAA
8 20 (2.79%) PCI DSS
9 18 (2.51%) QA
10 15 (2.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 13 (1.81%) COBIT
12 11 (1.53%) NIST
13 9 (1.25%) ISO 9001
13 9 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (1.11%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.84%) BS25999
15 6 (0.84%) PMO
16 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 4 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 3 (0.42%) COSO
System Software
1 250 (34.82%) Active Directory
2 138 (19.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (14.48%) Hyper-V
4 47 (6.55%) vSphere
5 38 (5.29%) XenApp
6 31 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (4.32%) XenDesktop
7 20 (2.79%) Docker
8 10 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.84%) oVirt
12 6 (0.84%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 5 (0.70%) NFS
13 5 (0.70%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.56%) Firmware
14 4 (0.56%) KVM
14 4 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 61 (8.50%) SCCM
2 43 (5.99%) Ansible
3 33 (4.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 33 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 26 (3.62%) Terraform
6 23 (3.20%) Failover Clustering
6 23 (3.20%) WSUS
7 22 (3.06%) Kubernetes
8 20 (2.79%) NetBackup
9 19 (2.65%) Puppet
10 12 (1.67%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (1.39%) Nagios
13 8 (1.11%) SCVMM
13 8 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (0.97%) SCOM
15 6 (0.84%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 328 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 223 (31.06%) VMware
3 175 (24.37%) Cisco
4 97 (13.51%) Citrix
5 56 (7.80%) Veeam
6 51 (7.10%) HP
7 48 (6.69%) Dell
8 39 (5.43%) Oracle
9 35 (4.87%) Red Hat
10 33 (4.60%) Sophos
11 31 (4.32%) EMC
11 31 (4.32%) Juniper
11 31 (4.32%) Symantec
12 27 (3.76%) NetApp
13 23 (3.20%) Palo Alto
14 22 (3.06%) F5
15 21 (2.92%) Google
16 20 (2.79%) SolarWinds
17 19 (2.65%) Avaya
18 15 (2.09%) CheckPoint