Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 147 170
Rank change year-on-year -25 +23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 54 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.95% 1.31% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.43% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 48
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,375 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +0.91% +20.59%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,375 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,125 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +7.53% +2.76% +0.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5151 4761 5775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.88% 91.43% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3290 2887 3650
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Disaster Recovery in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Disaster Recovery in Scotland

Disaster Recovery
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -31 26 £45,000 +12.15% 3
Glasgow -10 18 £37,500 -11.76%
Fife - 6 £40,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £35,250 - 1
Disaster Recovery
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 25 (46.30%) ITIL
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 19 (35.19%) VMware
3 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (33.33%) SAN
4 18 (33.33%) Unix
4 18 (33.33%) Windows
5 17 (31.48%) Firewall
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (27.78%) High Availability
7 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
8 13 (24.07%) LAN
8 13 (24.07%) Puppet
9 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
10 11 (20.37%) Finance
10 11 (20.37%) Python
10 11 (20.37%) Perl
10 11 (20.37%) SQL
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (18.52%) Office 365
11 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (18.52%) DHCP
11 10 (18.52%) Cisco
11 10 (18.52%) Clustering
12 9 (16.67%) Dell

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.52%) Office 365
3 7 (12.96%) SaaS
4 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (7.41%) IaaS
5 4 (7.41%) PaaS
6 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) SAN
2 17 (31.48%) Firewall
3 13 (24.07%) LAN
4 10 (18.52%) DHCP
5 9 (16.67%) VPN
6 8 (14.81%) DNS
6 8 (14.81%) WAN
7 6 (11.11%) VLAN
7 6 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (5.56%) Network Security
8 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.70%) ATM
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.70%) HSRP
9 2 (3.70%) MPLS
9 2 (3.70%) NAS
9 2 (3.70%) TACACS
9 2 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) DTS
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 8 (14.81%) Administrator
2 8 (14.81%) Consultant
2 8 (14.81%) Linux Consultant
2 8 (14.81%) Unix Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) IT Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) IT Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Virtualisation Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Clustering
2 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.81%) Replication
4 6 (11.11%) iPhone
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) Unix
2 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.81%) AIX
5 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.11%) Solaris
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Phone
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) ITIL
2 15 (27.78%) High Availability
3 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
4 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 8 (14.81%) Identity Management
5 8 (14.81%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (14.81%) Runbook
6 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps
6 6 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
6 6 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.11%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) IT Strategy
7 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) Migration
9 3 (5.56%) Document Management
9 3 (5.56%) Release Management
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Perl
1 11 (20.37%) Python
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) C
3 8 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) MCSE
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.26%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) MCP
4 4 (7.41%) CISSP
5 3 (5.56%) CCNP
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 3 (5.56%) MCSA
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) RHEV
4 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.11%) vSphere
5 5 (9.26%) Xen
6 2 (3.70%) Firmware
6 2 (3.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.85%) KVM
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Puppet
2 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (14.81%) Control-M
3 8 (14.81%) Rundeck
3 8 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 6 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (11.11%) Malwarebytes
4 6 (11.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.56%) Ansible
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
1 19 (35.19%) VMware
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco
3 9 (16.67%) Dell
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) EMC
4 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.11%) Apple
5 6 (11.11%) Avaya
5 6 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 6 (11.11%) Sophos
5 6 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (5.56%) McAfee
6 3 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.70%) Brocade
7 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.70%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds