Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 310 251 255
Rank change year-on-year -59 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1,252 583 1,717
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.32% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.42% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 492 1,382
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,525 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £54,239 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.21% +3.31% +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 103,297 41,083 117,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.31% 93.22% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 69,347 34,576 94,676
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -56 507 £65,000 +8.33% 96
North of England -54 240 £45,000 -10.00% 64
South East -65 230 £50,000 - 45
Yorkshire -26 128 £47,500 -5.00% 22
Midlands -71 123 £50,000 +25.00% 29
North West -76 94 £42,500 -26.09% 33
South West -28 83 £45,000 -12.20% 9
West Midlands -71 74 £47,500 +18.75% 16
East of England -65 58 £43,000 -16.91% 25
East Midlands -53 47 £52,500 +31.25% 12
North East -32 18 £34,000 -20.00% 9
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 538 (42.97%) Microsoft
2 512 (40.89%) Windows
3 436 (34.82%) Azure
4 351 (28.04%) Active Directory
5 340 (27.16%) Windows Server
6 327 (26.12%) Microsoft 365
7 305 (24.36%) Social Skills
8 298 (23.80%) VMware
9 286 (22.84%) DevOps
10 283 (22.60%) SQL
11 267 (21.33%) Firewall
12 264 (21.09%) Business Continuity
13 247 (19.73%) AWS
14 240 (19.17%) Linux
15 229 (18.29%) High Availability
16 220 (17.57%) SQL Server
17 215 (17.17%) Finance
18 213 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
19 212 (16.93%) ITIL
20 200 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
21 199 (15.89%) DNS
22 193 (15.42%) Cisco
23 191 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
24 188 (15.02%) Migration
25 186 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 173 (13.82%) WAN
27 172 (13.74%) Python
28 161 (12.86%) PowerShell
29 159 (12.70%) LAN
30 157 (12.54%) Hyper-V

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 95 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 89 (7.11%) IIS
3 82 (6.55%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.56%) Apache
5 23 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.36%) Confluence
8 16 (1.28%) SAS
9 12 (0.96%) nginx
10 10 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.24%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.16%) CMS
14 2 (0.16%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.080%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.080%) JBoss
Applications
1 112 (8.95%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.80%) SOLIDWORKS
4 7 (0.56%) Siemens NX
5 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.080%) Maya
7 1 (0.080%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 14 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.56%) Teamcenter
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.48%) Raiser's Edge
3 6 (0.48%) Unica
4 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.32%) Cognos Controller
5 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.32%) FastStats
5 4 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite
5 4 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 4 (0.32%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.24%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
7 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 436 (34.82%) Azure
2 327 (26.12%) Microsoft 365
3 247 (19.73%) AWS
4 155 (12.38%) IaaS
5 118 (9.42%) PaaS
6 98 (7.83%) SaaS
7 90 (7.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 52 (4.15%) GCP
9 51 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (3.83%) Power Platform
11 44 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
12 30 (2.40%) Serverless
13 24 (1.92%) GitHub
14 23 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (1.68%) Amazon S3
15 21 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
16 18 (1.44%) OneDrive
17 17 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (1.12%) Azure Service Bus
19 13 (1.04%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 267 (21.33%) Firewall
2 199 (15.89%) DNS
3 173 (13.82%) WAN
4 159 (12.70%) LAN
5 156 (12.46%) DHCP
6 146 (11.66%) VPN
7 112 (8.95%) SAN
8 79 (6.31%) TCP/IP
9 78 (6.23%) Network Security
10 75 (5.99%) VLAN
11 66 (5.27%) Wi-Fi
12 59 (4.71%) Wireless
13 49 (3.91%) VoIP
14 45 (3.59%) Internet
14 45 (3.59%) SSL
15 44 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
16 34 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
17 33 (2.64%) MPLS
18 30 (2.40%) IP Telephony
19 28 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (5.27%) NoSQL
4 58 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 39 (3.12%) Power BI
9 38 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
9 38 (3.04%) MySQL
10 30 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 28 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 26 (2.08%) Tableau
13 19 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
13 19 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.20%) MariaDB
14 15 (1.20%) MongoDB
15 14 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 45 (3.59%) JIRA
2 44 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 37 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.28%) JUnit
5 16 (1.28%) Mockito
6 9 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 8 (0.64%) SonarQube
7 8 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
10 4 (0.32%) eggPlant
10 4 (0.32%) Snyk
11 3 (0.24%) GitLab
11 3 (0.24%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.16%) Ant
12 2 (0.16%) Mocha
12 2 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.16%) RStudio
General
1 305 (24.36%) Social Skills
2 215 (17.17%) Finance
3 117 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 62 (4.95%) Law
6 50 (3.99%) Banking
7 49 (3.91%) Legal
8 45 (3.59%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
10 31 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
11 30 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
12 27 (2.16%) Marketing
13 26 (2.08%) Public Sector
14 25 (2.00%) Retail
15 21 (1.68%) Back Office
16 16 (1.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 15 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
17 15 (1.20%) Games
18 12 (0.96%) Front Office
19 7 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 162 (12.94%) Analyst
2 126 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 121 (9.66%) DBA
4 116 (9.27%) Administrator
5 87 (6.95%) Architect
6 75 (5.99%) IT Engineer
7 66 (5.27%) IT Manager
8 65 (5.19%) SQL DBA
8 65 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 62 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
10 57 (4.55%) Consultant
11 54 (4.31%) Support Analyst
12 51 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
13 50 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
14 46 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
15 44 (3.51%) SQL Server DBA
16 41 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
16 41 (3.27%) IT Analyst
16 41 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
16 41 (3.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.12%) .NET
2 38 (3.04%) Elastic Stack
3 37 (2.96%) Web Services
4 25 (2.00%) Kafka
4 25 (2.00%) LAMP
5 22 (1.76%) ARM Templates
5 22 (1.76%) Node.js
6 21 (1.68%) React
7 18 (1.44%) AngularJS
7 18 (1.44%) Spring
8 17 (1.36%) SOAP
9 16 (1.28%) Hibernate
9 16 (1.28%) JSON
9 16 (1.28%) Spring Boot
9 16 (1.28%) WireMock
10 11 (0.88%) TensorFlow
11 10 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
12 9 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 155 (12.38%) Data Centre
2 152 (12.14%) Management Information System
3 127 (10.14%) Clustering
4 73 (5.83%) Replication
5 46 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (3.43%) Cloud Native
7 34 (2.72%) Driving Licence
8 31 (2.48%) Public Cloud
9 28 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (2.00%) User Experience
11 21 (1.68%) CMDB
12 19 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 17 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (1.20%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.96%) Derivative
16 11 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.88%) Equities
16 11 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 512 (40.89%) Windows
2 340 (27.16%) Windows Server
3 240 (19.17%) Linux
4 96 (7.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (6.15%) Unix
6 72 (5.75%) Windows Server 2019
7 69 (5.51%) Windows 10
8 60 (4.79%) Windows Server 2016
9 41 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (3.12%) CentOS
11 25 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (1.84%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.68%) Debian
14 18 (1.44%) Android
14 18 (1.44%) VMS
15 13 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.72%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.64%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.64%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.56%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (22.84%) DevOps
2 264 (21.09%) Business Continuity
3 229 (18.29%) High Availability
4 213 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (16.93%) ITIL
6 191 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
7 188 (15.02%) Migration
8 186 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 156 (12.46%) Cybersecurity
10 142 (11.34%) Information Security
11 131 (10.46%) Project Management
12 109 (8.71%) Performance Tuning
13 102 (8.15%) Change Management
14 101 (8.07%) Computer Science
15 98 (7.83%) Configuration Management
16 90 (7.19%) Project Delivery
17 86 (6.87%) Patch Management
18 83 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 79 (6.31%) Service Delivery
20 76 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 283 (22.60%) SQL
2 172 (13.74%) Python
3 161 (12.86%) PowerShell
4 91 (7.27%) Java
5 64 (5.11%) T-SQL
6 55 (4.39%) Ruby
7 44 (3.51%) C#
8 43 (3.43%) Shell Script
9 41 (3.27%) Bash Shell
9 41 (3.27%) PHP
10 38 (3.04%) Go
11 23 (1.84%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.44%) Perl
12 18 (1.44%) R
13 11 (0.88%) Scala
14 10 (0.80%) C
14 10 (0.80%) VBScript
15 8 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.56%) Ada
16 7 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 157 (12.54%) Degree
2 73 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (3.27%) CCNA
5 38 (3.04%) MCSE
6 37 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 35 (2.80%) Security Cleared
8 33 (2.64%) MCSA
9 32 (2.56%) CCNP
10 28 (2.24%) CISSP
11 24 (1.92%) DBS Check
12 19 (1.52%) SC Cleared
13 18 (1.44%) CCIE
13 18 (1.44%) CISM
14 13 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
14 13 (1.04%) MCP
14 13 (1.04%) RHCE
15 12 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.88%) RHCSA
17 10 (0.80%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (9.19%) SLA
2 108 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (5.99%) GDPR
4 68 (5.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 39 (3.12%) NIST
6 32 (2.56%) PCI DSS
7 29 (2.32%) PMO
8 23 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 20 (1.60%) ISO 22301
10 19 (1.52%) GRC
11 16 (1.28%) QA
12 14 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (1.04%) Accessibility
14 12 (0.96%) COBIT
15 8 (0.64%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 6 (0.48%) GxP
17 6 (0.48%) NCSC
18 4 (0.32%) ITGC
19 3 (0.24%) SOC 2
System Software
1 351 (28.04%) Active Directory
2 200 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 81 (6.47%) Docker
5 56 (4.47%) vSphere
6 47 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
7 39 (3.12%) XenApp
8 23 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (1.44%) KVM
11 15 (1.20%) XenDesktop
12 14 (1.12%) iptables
13 9 (0.72%) BitLocker
13 9 (0.72%) DFS Replication
13 9 (0.72%) Firmware
13 9 (0.72%) vCloud
13 9 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.32%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 95 (7.59%) Ansible
1 95 (7.59%) Kubernetes
2 89 (7.11%) Terraform
3 72 (5.75%) Puppet
4 65 (5.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 55 (4.39%) SCCM
6 53 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
8 25 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
9 23 (1.84%) Grafana
9 23 (1.84%) WSUS
10 22 (1.76%) Prometheus
11 21 (1.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 19 (1.52%) Rancher
13 14 (1.12%) Backup Exec
14 13 (1.04%) Nagios
15 12 (0.96%) ZABBIX
16 10 (0.80%) Graphite
16 10 (0.80%) Icinga
16 10 (0.80%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 538 (42.97%) Microsoft
2 298 (23.80%) VMware
3 193 (15.42%) Cisco
4 91 (7.27%) Citrix
5 82 (6.55%) Oracle
6 58 (4.63%) Dell
6 58 (4.63%) Veeam
7 39 (3.12%) SonicWALL
8 38 (3.04%) Google
8 38 (3.04%) HP
8 38 (3.04%) IBM
9 36 (2.88%) SAP
10 33 (2.64%) Zerto
11 32 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 30 (2.40%) SolarWinds
13 29 (2.32%) NetApp
14 28 (2.24%) CommVault
14 28 (2.24%) Palo Alto
15 27 (2.16%) Veritas
16 25 (2.00%) EMC