Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 202 192
Rank change year-on-year +74 -10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 298 185 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.53% 1.40% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.53% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 277 130 148
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -6.74%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 10,663 12,082 11,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.59% 91.12% 91.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8,583 9,609 9,367
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +113 205 £45,000 - 14
Cheshire +42 64 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Merseyside -14 16 £45,000 -40.00% 5
Lancashire -1 12 £28,750 -4.17% 4
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 158 (53.02%) SQL
2 154 (51.68%) Microsoft
3 153 (51.34%) VMware
4 151 (50.67%) Windows
5 147 (49.33%) Business Continuity
6 139 (46.64%) Information Security
7 133 (44.63%) Finance
8 126 (42.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 122 (40.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 120 (40.27%) Cisco
11 119 (39.93%) Linux
12 115 (38.59%) CISSP
13 114 (38.26%) GDPR
14 111 (37.25%) Network Security
14 111 (37.25%) Data Protection
15 110 (36.91%) Legal
16 106 (35.57%) Management Information System
17 105 (35.23%) CREST Certified
18 104 (34.90%) Vulnerability Management
19 103 (34.56%) Risk Analysis
20 102 (34.23%) Due Diligence
21 96 (32.21%) PCI DSS
22 93 (31.21%) SIEM
23 91 (30.54%) Penetration Testing
24 90 (30.20%) Mentoring
25 89 (29.87%) Threat Analysis
26 87 (29.19%) SANS
27 86 (28.86%) ITIL
28 85 (28.52%) Web Development
29 84 (28.19%) Wi-Fi

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 21 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.71%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.03%) IIS
4 13 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.36%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.02%) JBoss
7 9 (3.02%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.68%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.35%) CMS
10 4 (1.34%) Apache
10 4 (1.34%) nginx
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 82 (27.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.35%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.77%) Office 365
2 32 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.36%) IaaS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (37.25%) Network Security
2 84 (28.19%) Wi-Fi
3 39 (13.09%) Firewall
4 31 (10.40%) VPN
5 21 (7.05%) SAN
6 18 (6.04%) DNS
7 17 (5.70%) LAN
7 17 (5.70%) WAN
8 13 (4.36%) Remote Desktop
8 13 (4.36%) Wireless
9 11 (3.69%) TCP/IP
10 9 (3.02%) Skype
11 7 (2.35%) DHCP
11 7 (2.35%) Intranet
11 7 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.35%) VLAN
12 5 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (1.68%) SSL
13 4 (1.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.37%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.68%) MySQL
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.67%) GIS
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.34%) DTS
10 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.34%) Power BI
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Bitbucket
1 9 (3.02%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (44.63%) Finance
2 110 (36.91%) Legal
3 10 (3.36%) Publishing
4 6 (2.01%) Law
4 6 (2.01%) Retail
5 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (40.27%) Analyst
2 97 (32.55%) IT Analyst
2 97 (32.55%) Security Analyst
3 88 (29.53%) Senior Analyst
4 87 (29.19%) Senior Security Analyst
5 86 (28.86%) IT Security Analyst
6 85 (28.52%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 27 (9.06%) DBA
8 24 (8.05%) Security Manager
9 23 (7.72%) Information Manager
9 23 (7.72%) Information Security Manager
10 21 (7.05%) SQL DBA
11 18 (6.04%) IT Manager
12 13 (4.36%) Administrator
13 12 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.03%) Architect
13 12 (4.03%) Consultant
13 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.03%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (3.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.35%) .NET
1 7 (2.35%) HTML
1 7 (2.35%) XML
2 2 (0.67%) Middleware
2 2 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 106 (35.57%) Management Information System
2 82 (27.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 25 (8.39%) Replication
4 20 (6.71%) CESG
4 20 (6.71%) Clustering
5 18 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.37%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.68%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 151 (50.67%) Windows
2 119 (39.93%) Linux
3 40 (13.42%) Windows Server
4 32 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.02%) Unix
7 3 (1.01%) Android
7 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.01%) SUSE
8 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (49.33%) Business Continuity
2 139 (46.64%) Information Security
3 111 (37.25%) Data Protection
4 104 (34.90%) Vulnerability Management
5 103 (34.56%) Risk Analysis
6 102 (34.23%) Due Diligence
7 93 (31.21%) SIEM
8 91 (30.54%) Penetration Testing
9 90 (30.20%) Mentoring
10 89 (29.87%) Threat Analysis
11 86 (28.86%) ITIL
12 85 (28.52%) Web Development
13 82 (27.52%) Scenario Testing
14 59 (19.80%) IT Strategy
15 49 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (13.42%) Service Management
17 38 (12.75%) Incident Management
18 36 (12.08%) Risk Management
19 34 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (9.40%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 158 (53.02%) SQL
2 19 (6.38%) Java
3 18 (6.04%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.37%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.03%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.34%) Perl
6 4 (1.34%) PHP
6 4 (1.34%) Python
7 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (38.59%) CISSP
2 105 (35.23%) CREST Certified
3 87 (29.19%) SANS
4 26 (8.72%) CISA
5 14 (4.70%) Degree
6 11 (3.69%) MCSE
6 11 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (2.35%) CCNP
8 7 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.01%) CCNA
9 6 (2.01%) CEH
9 6 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.34%) CISM
10 4 (1.34%) MCSA
10 4 (1.34%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.01%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.01%) MCP
12 1 (0.34%) CCIE
12 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (42.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (38.26%) GDPR
3 96 (32.21%) PCI DSS
4 17 (5.70%) SLA
5 6 (2.01%) QA
6 5 (1.68%) ISO 22301
6 5 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 122 (40.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (22.48%) Active Directory
3 30 (10.07%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.02%) Docker
5 8 (2.68%) XenApp
6 5 (1.68%) vSphere
6 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) Firmware
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) vCloud
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.02%) AirWatch
2 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (3.02%) Packer
3 6 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (2.01%) Puppet
4 5 (1.68%) Foglight
4 5 (1.68%) SCCM
5 4 (1.34%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.01%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.67%) WSUS
8 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.34%) Icinga
8 1 (0.34%) Kibana
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 154 (51.68%) Microsoft
2 153 (51.34%) VMware
3 120 (40.27%) Cisco
4 29 (9.73%) Citrix
5 24 (8.05%) Veeam
6 19 (6.38%) Oracle
7 14 (4.70%) SolarWinds
8 12 (4.03%) Dell
8 12 (4.03%) EMC
9 11 (3.69%) Dell Compellent
10 10 (3.36%) EqualLogic
10 10 (3.36%) NetApp
11 9 (3.02%) Aquila
11 9 (3.02%) Blue Coat
11 9 (3.02%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.35%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (2.01%) Brocade
13 6 (2.01%) CommVault
13 6 (2.01%) HP
13 6 (2.01%) RedGate