Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 191 189
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 198 173 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.55% 1.42% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.59% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137 129 150
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.43% +8.67%
10th Percentile £27,050 £28,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £62,550
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11419 10882 11768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.61% 89.31% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9066 9106 9656
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the North West.

Salary trend for Disaster Recovery in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Disaster Recovery in the North West

Disaster Recovery
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Manchester -7 88 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Cheshire -6 59 £45,000 +38.46%
Merseyside +18 33 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Lancashire +4 17 £30,000 -25.00%
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 84 (42.42%) Windows
2 75 (37.88%) Active Directory
3 72 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 71 (35.86%) ITIL
5 62 (31.31%) SQL Server
6 61 (30.81%) Finance
6 61 (30.81%) VMware
7 57 (28.79%) Windows Server
8 54 (27.27%) SQL
9 41 (20.71%) Hyper-V
10 39 (19.70%) Cisco
11 37 (18.69%) Citrix
12 36 (18.18%) XenApp
12 36 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 35 (17.68%) MS Exchange
14 34 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 33 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 31 (15.66%) Data Centre
17 30 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 30 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (14.65%) Linux
19 28 (14.14%) Banking
19 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (13.64%) Firewall
21 26 (13.13%) T-SQL
21 26 (13.13%) DNS
21 26 (13.13%) Project Management
21 26 (13.13%) High Availability
21 26 (13.13%) Office 365

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 35 (17.68%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.53%) IIS
6 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.01%) CICS
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.52%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) HFM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.13%) Office 365
2 14 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.06%) IaaS
4 10 (5.05%) PaaS
5 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.51%) G Suite
6 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.64%) Firewall
2 26 (13.13%) DNS
3 22 (11.11%) SAN
4 20 (10.10%) WAN
5 15 (7.58%) DHCP
6 13 (6.57%) LAN
6 13 (6.57%) VPN
7 12 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (5.05%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.55%) VoIP
10 8 (4.04%) MPLS
10 8 (4.04%) Network Security
11 7 (3.54%) Internet
12 4 (2.02%) VLAN
13 3 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.52%) Intranet
13 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.52%) PBX
14 2 (1.01%) Asterisk PBX
14 2 (1.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (7.07%) MySQL
7 6 (3.03%) OLTP
7 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.02%) Big Data
9 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.52%) GIS
10 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.52%) OLAP
10 3 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.01%) DB2
11 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.01%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.53%) Travis CI
4 3 (1.52%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.01%) JIRA
5 2 (1.01%) JUnit
5 2 (1.01%) Selenium
5 2 (1.01%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.51%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.51%) XPEDITER
General
1 61 (30.81%) Finance
2 28 (14.14%) Banking
3 24 (12.12%) Legal
4 17 (8.59%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.55%) Retail
7 7 (3.54%) Law
8 6 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.02%) Marketing
9 4 (2.02%) Publishing
10 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Back Office
10 2 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (16.16%) Developer
2 26 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.13%) SQL Developer
3 17 (8.59%) SQL Server Developer
3 17 (8.59%) T-SQL Developer
4 16 (8.08%) IT Manager
5 14 (7.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (7.07%) DBA
5 14 (7.07%) VMware Engineer
5 14 (7.07%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (6.06%) Administrator
6 12 (6.06%) Analyst
7 11 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 10 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.05%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 10 (5.05%) IT Support
9 9 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.52%) XML
2 2 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.51%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.51%) MDX
3 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.66%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.57%) Replication
3 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.02%) User Experience
4 4 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.52%) Clustering
5 3 (1.52%) Contactless
5 3 (1.52%) FMCG
5 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.52%) Social Media
6 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.01%) iPad
6 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) Wiki
7 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 84 (42.42%) Windows
2 57 (28.79%) Windows Server
3 29 (14.65%) Linux
4 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.57%) Unix
7 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.53%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.51%) AIX
12 1 (0.51%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.51%) Solaris
12 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.86%) ITIL
2 30 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (13.13%) High Availability
4 26 (13.13%) Project Management
5 25 (12.63%) ETL
6 22 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 21 (10.61%) Business Continuity
8 20 (10.10%) Proactive Monitoring
9 19 (9.60%) Infrastructure Management
9 19 (9.60%) Risk Management
10 18 (9.09%) IT Strategy
11 17 (8.59%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.59%) SQL Optimisation
12 15 (7.58%) Change Control
12 15 (7.58%) Service Management
13 14 (7.07%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.07%) ITIL V3
14 13 (6.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.27%) SQL
2 33 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 26 (13.13%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.56%) Python
5 10 (5.05%) Java
5 10 (5.05%) Perl
6 5 (2.53%) C#
7 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.01%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.01%) COBOL
8 2 (1.01%) JCL
8 2 (1.01%) REXX
9 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (10.10%) MCSE
3 18 (9.09%) Degree
4 17 (8.59%) CCNA
5 16 (8.08%) MCP
6 13 (6.57%) MCSA
7 11 (5.56%) CCNP
8 8 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.54%) A+ Certification
10 6 (3.03%) CCA
10 6 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.52%) ISEB
11 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.01%) CCIE
12 2 (1.01%) CISM
12 2 (1.01%) CISSP
12 2 (1.01%) MCITP
12 2 (1.01%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (2.53%) QA
3 4 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.52%) GDPR
5 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 75 (37.88%) Active Directory
2 41 (20.71%) Hyper-V
3 36 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (18.18%) XenApp
4 13 (6.57%) vSphere
5 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.51%) Docker
9 1 (0.51%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (10.61%) EdgeSight
1 21 (10.61%) Nagios
1 21 (10.61%) SCOM
2 14 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.07%) Puppet
3 12 (6.06%) SCCM
4 7 (3.54%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.52%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.52%) WSUS
7 2 (1.01%) Ansible
7 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.01%) Kibana
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.01%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.01%) Terraform
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 61 (30.81%) VMware
3 39 (19.70%) Cisco
4 37 (18.69%) Citrix
5 19 (9.60%) Veeam
6 11 (5.56%) EMC
7 9 (4.55%) Symantec
8 8 (4.04%) HP
8 8 (4.04%) NetApp
9 6 (3.03%) Dell
9 6 (3.03%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.53%) Juniper
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle
10 5 (2.53%) Zerto
11 4 (2.02%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (2.02%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.02%) Sophos
12 3 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (1.52%) Panasonic
12 3 (1.52%) Red Hat