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

Disaster Recovery
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 160 133
Rank change year-on-year -33 -27 +46
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 194 228 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.85% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.05% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 150 182 205
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -12.63% +23.38%
10th Percentile £27,825 £25,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,650 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 11,703 11,144 10,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.95% 90.47% 88.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9,356 9,294 8,801
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 20 February 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 February 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 -29 87 £45,000 - 13
Cheshire -53 51 £45,000 +21.95% 10
Lancashire +18 30 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Merseyside +24 22 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Cumbria -12 1 £25,250 -15.83%
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 79 (40.72%) Windows
2 78 (40.21%) Microsoft
3 69 (35.57%) ITIL
4 67 (34.54%) Active Directory
5 63 (32.47%) VMware
6 58 (29.90%) Windows Server
7 56 (28.87%) Cisco
8 51 (26.29%) SQL
8 51 (26.29%) SQL Server
9 48 (24.74%) Hyper-V
10 46 (23.71%) Finance
11 38 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (18.56%) Business Continuity
12 36 (18.56%) Citrix
13 31 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (15.98%) CCNA
13 31 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (15.98%) Office 365
14 30 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (14.95%) Firewall
16 28 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (13.92%) MCSE
17 27 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
18 26 (13.40%) XenApp
18 26 (13.40%) High Availability
19 25 (12.89%) MCSA
19 25 (12.89%) DNS
19 25 (12.89%) Project Management
19 25 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (12.37%) Replication

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 17 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.67%) IIS
3 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.03%) CICS
6 2 (1.03%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Elite 3E
1 6 (3.09%) Workfront
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.03%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 31 (15.98%) Office 365
2 27 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.15%) IaaS
4 3 (1.55%) PaaS
5 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.95%) Firewall
2 25 (12.89%) DNS
3 23 (11.86%) WAN
4 22 (11.34%) LAN
5 20 (10.31%) VPN
6 17 (8.76%) DHCP
7 16 (8.25%) SAN
8 13 (6.70%) Wireless
9 11 (5.67%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (5.15%) Network Security
11 9 (4.64%) VLAN
11 9 (4.64%) Wireless Security
12 7 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (3.61%) TCP/IP
13 6 (3.09%) MPLS
13 6 (3.09%) VoIP
14 3 (1.55%) Skype
15 2 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (1.03%) Internet
15 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.67%) MySQL
6 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (3.09%) OLTP
9 5 (2.58%) Big Data
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.55%) DTS
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.03%) DB2
12 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.03%) SSDT
13 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.64%) JIRA
2 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.55%) Travis CI
3 2 (1.03%) JUnit
3 2 (1.03%) Selenium
3 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (23.71%) Finance
2 16 (8.25%) Retail
3 12 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.67%) Banking
5 10 (5.15%) Legal
6 8 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.12%) Law
7 7 (3.61%) Advertising
8 6 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.58%) Marketing
10 4 (2.06%) Publishing
11 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.52%) Back Office
12 1 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (9.79%) DBA
1 19 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (9.28%) Analyst
3 16 (8.25%) Developer
3 16 (8.25%) IT Support
4 15 (7.73%) Administrator
4 15 (7.73%) Support Analyst
4 15 (7.73%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (6.70%) Team Leader
7 12 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (6.19%) SQL DBA
8 11 (5.67%) Applications Support
8 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 10 (5.15%) Architect
9 10 (5.15%) IT Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) IT Manager
9 10 (5.15%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.64%) .NET
2 6 (3.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.55%) Flash
4 2 (1.03%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (1.03%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) EDI
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) MDX
5 1 (0.52%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.37%) Replication
2 23 (11.86%) Data Centre
3 19 (9.79%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.67%) Clustering
5 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.06%) PKI
9 3 (1.55%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.03%) User Experience
10 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.03%) Wiki
11 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.52%) FMCG
11 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (40.72%) Windows
2 58 (29.90%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.86%) Linux
4 22 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.25%) Unix
7 4 (2.06%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.55%) Android
8 3 (1.55%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.03%) AIX
9 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.57%) ITIL
2 36 (18.56%) Business Continuity
3 26 (13.40%) High Availability
4 25 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.89%) Project Management
5 21 (10.82%) Information Security
6 18 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.25%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.73%) Service Management
9 14 (7.22%) Migration
10 13 (6.70%) DevOps
11 12 (6.19%) Change Management
11 12 (6.19%) Proactive Monitoring
12 11 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.67%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (5.67%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.67%) Risk Management
12 11 (5.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.29%) SQL
2 21 (10.82%) T-SQL
3 16 (8.25%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.61%) Python
5 6 (3.09%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.09%) C#
5 6 (3.09%) Java
5 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.09%) VBA
6 5 (2.58%) C
6 5 (2.58%) Ruby
7 2 (1.03%) JCL
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) REXX
7 2 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (0.52%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.52%) COBOL
8 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (15.98%) CCNA
1 31 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (13.92%) MCSE
4 25 (12.89%) MCSA
5 23 (11.86%) Degree
6 19 (9.79%) MCP
7 17 (8.76%) CCNP
8 12 (6.19%) CISSP
9 9 (4.64%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.06%) MCITP
12 3 (1.55%) NCDA
12 3 (1.55%) NVQ Level 4
13 2 (1.03%) CISA
13 2 (1.03%) CISM
13 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.03%) VCAP
14 1 (0.52%) CEH
14 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.19%) SLA
3 8 (4.12%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.58%) COBIT
4 5 (2.58%) GDPR
4 5 (2.58%) QA
5 2 (1.03%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (34.54%) Active Directory
2 48 (24.74%) Hyper-V
3 38 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (13.40%) XenApp
5 6 (3.09%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.58%) vSphere
7 4 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.52%) Docker
9 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (11.86%) SCCM
2 13 (6.70%) SCOM
3 11 (5.67%) EdgeSight
3 11 (5.67%) Nagios
4 6 (3.09%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.58%) Puppet
6 3 (1.55%) WSUS
7 2 (1.03%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (1.03%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.03%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.52%) Ansible
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.52%) Kibana
8 1 (0.52%) Terraform
8 1 (0.52%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 78 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 63 (32.47%) VMware
3 56 (28.87%) Cisco
4 36 (18.56%) Citrix
5 22 (11.34%) Veeam
6 14 (7.22%) Oracle
7 13 (6.70%) NetApp
8 12 (6.19%) Dell
9 9 (4.64%) IBM
10 8 (4.12%) CommVault
10 8 (4.12%) EMC
11 7 (3.61%) HP
11 7 (3.61%) SAP
12 6 (3.09%) Aruba
12 6 (3.09%) Google
12 6 (3.09%) Intapp
12 6 (3.09%) Reuters
12 6 (3.09%) Veritas
12 6 (3.09%) Zerto
13 5 (2.58%) EqualLogic