Period
to 21 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 188 176
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 185 197 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.39% 1.58% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.76% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 129 150 174
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -6.21% +15.75%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 11979 11171 11575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.86% 89.81% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9526 9316 9573
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £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 November 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 November 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 -45 77 £45,000 -2.17% 7
Cheshire -29 51 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Merseyside +39 35 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Lancashire +12 21 £30,000 -23.57% 1
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 80 (43.24%) Windows
2 74 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 73 (39.46%) ITIL
4 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
5 61 (32.97%) Finance
6 55 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 54 (29.19%) VMware
7 54 (29.19%) Windows Server
8 51 (27.57%) SQL
9 41 (22.16%) Hyper-V
10 40 (21.62%) Cisco
11 35 (18.92%) Citrix
11 35 (18.92%) XenApp
12 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (17.30%) PowerShell
14 30 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (15.68%) Linux
15 29 (15.68%) Project Management
16 28 (15.14%) MS Exchange
16 28 (15.14%) Banking
16 28 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (15.14%) Data Centre
17 27 (14.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 27 (14.59%) Office 365
17 27 (14.59%) Firewall
18 26 (14.05%) DNS
18 26 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (13.51%) High Availability
19 25 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (12.97%) Windows Server 2008

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 28 (15.14%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.24%) IIS
6 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.08%) CICS
7 2 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.54%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.59%) Office 365
2 19 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.95%) IaaS
5 10 (5.41%) PaaS
6 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.59%) Firewall
2 26 (14.05%) DNS
3 18 (9.73%) SAN
4 17 (9.19%) WAN
5 15 (8.11%) DHCP
6 14 (7.57%) VPN
7 12 (6.49%) LAN
8 11 (5.95%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (4.86%) MPLS
10 8 (4.32%) TCP/IP
11 7 (3.78%) Network Security
11 7 (3.78%) VoIP
12 4 (2.16%) Internet
12 4 (2.16%) VLAN
13 3 (1.62%) PBX
13 3 (1.62%) Wireless
14 2 (1.08%) Asterisk PBX
14 2 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (1.08%) Intranet
14 2 (1.08%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (14.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (12.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (9.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (7.57%) MySQL
7 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.70%) OLTP
10 4 (2.16%) Big Data
10 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.62%) GIS
11 3 (1.62%) OLAP
11 3 (1.62%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.08%) DB2
12 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.70%) Travis CI
4 3 (1.62%) JIRA
4 3 (1.62%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.08%) JUnit
5 2 (1.08%) Selenium
5 2 (1.08%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.54%) XPEDITER
General
1 61 (32.97%) Finance
2 28 (15.14%) Banking
3 19 (10.27%) Legal
4 17 (9.19%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.95%) Retail
6 9 (4.86%) Law
7 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.16%) Publishing
10 2 (1.08%) Advertising
10 2 (1.08%) Billing
10 2 (1.08%) Marketing
11 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (15.14%) Developer
2 23 (12.43%) SQL Developer
3 18 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (8.11%) Analyst
4 15 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (7.57%) IT Manager
6 13 (7.03%) DBA
6 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Developer
6 13 (7.03%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) T-SQL Developer
6 13 (7.03%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.49%) Administrator
7 12 (6.49%) IT Support
7 12 (6.49%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 11 (5.95%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.41%) IT Analyst
10 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) .NET
2 2 (1.08%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.54%) EDI
3 1 (0.54%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.54%) MDX
3 1 (0.54%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.57%) Replication
3 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.16%) User Experience
5 3 (1.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.62%) Contactless
5 3 (1.62%) FMCG
5 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.62%) Social Media
6 2 (1.08%) Clustering
6 2 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.08%) Wiki
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (43.24%) Windows
2 54 (29.19%) Windows Server
3 29 (15.68%) Linux
4 26 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (12.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (9.19%) Unix
7 4 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.08%) AIX
8 2 (1.08%) Android
8 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.54%) Solaris
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.46%) ITIL
2 33 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.68%) Project Management
4 25 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (13.51%) High Availability
5 21 (11.35%) ETL
5 21 (11.35%) Proactive Monitoring
5 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
6 20 (10.81%) Business Continuity
6 20 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
7 19 (10.27%) Risk Management
8 17 (9.19%) ITIL V3
9 15 (8.11%) Information Security
10 13 (7.03%) Configuration Management
10 13 (7.03%) IT Strategy
10 13 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (7.03%) SQL Optimisation
11 12 (6.49%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.49%) Service Management
12 11 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.57%) SQL
2 32 (17.30%) PowerShell
3 23 (12.43%) T-SQL
4 12 (6.49%) Python
5 9 (4.86%) Java
5 9 (4.86%) Perl
6 7 (3.78%) C#
7 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.08%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.08%) COBOL
9 2 (1.08%) JCL
9 2 (1.08%) REXX
9 2 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
10 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (10.81%) MCSE
3 19 (10.27%) CCNA
4 18 (9.73%) Degree
5 16 (8.65%) MCP
6 15 (8.11%) MCSA
7 11 (5.95%) CCNP
8 9 (4.86%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.70%) CCA
9 5 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.16%) MCITP
11 3 (1.62%) CISM
11 3 (1.62%) CISSP
11 3 (1.62%) ISEB
11 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.62%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.54%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) SLA
2 9 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.16%) GDPR
3 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.16%) QA
4 2 (1.08%) COBIT
4 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.08%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.16%) Hyper-V
3 35 (18.92%) XenApp
4 28 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (4.86%) vSphere
6 7 (3.78%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.08%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.54%) Docker
9 1 (0.54%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (11.89%) EdgeSight
1 22 (11.89%) Nagios
1 22 (11.89%) SCOM
2 15 (8.11%) SCCM
3 13 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.03%) Puppet
4 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.16%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.08%) Ansible
7 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.08%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.08%) Kibana
7 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.08%) Terraform
7 2 (1.08%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.08%) WSUS
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
2 54 (29.19%) VMware
3 40 (21.62%) Cisco
4 35 (18.92%) Citrix
5 17 (9.19%) Veeam
6 8 (4.32%) Symantec
7 6 (3.24%) Dell
7 6 (3.24%) EMC
7 6 (3.24%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.70%) HP
8 5 (2.70%) NetApp
9 4 (2.16%) Google
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle
9 4 (2.16%) Zerto
10 3 (1.62%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (1.62%) Panasonic
10 3 (1.62%) Sophos
11 2 (1.08%) Avaya
11 2 (1.08%) McAfee
11 2 (1.08%) Red Hat