Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > South East
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 282 177 268
Rank change year-on-year -105 +91 +10
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 157 171 295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.95% 1.46% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.59% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 128 144 260
10th Percentile £34,000 " £32,450
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,525 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.31% -5.00% +10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £74,650 £75,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,426 10,766 24,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.60% 91.96% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10,934 8,836 19,801
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,263 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East.

Salary trend for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the South East over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Disaster Recovery in the South East

Disaster Recovery
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the South East region over the 6 months to 31 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -56 50 £50,000 +38.70% 19
Hampshire -50 41 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Surrey -19 28 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Berkshire -57 21 £40,000 +10.96% 7
Buckinghamshire -14 20 £55,000 -13.73% 4
West Sussex -41 10 £42,750 -38.93% 3
Oxfordshire -10 9 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East Sussex -17 9 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Kent -31 9 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Home Counties - 1 £110,000 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 58 (36.94%) Windows
3 45 (28.66%) Degree
4 44 (28.03%) Azure
5 43 (27.39%) Social Skills
6 42 (26.75%) Linux
7 41 (26.11%) Firewall
8 40 (25.48%) VMware
9 37 (23.57%) DevOps
10 36 (22.93%) Microsoft 365
10 36 (22.93%) Finance
11 35 (22.29%) SLA
12 34 (21.66%) ITIL
13 33 (21.02%) Management Information System
13 33 (21.02%) Business Continuity
14 32 (20.38%) Windows Server
15 31 (19.75%) Information Security
16 29 (18.47%) WAN
16 29 (18.47%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (17.20%) AWS
18 27 (17.20%) Ansible
18 27 (17.20%) VPN
18 27 (17.20%) Clustering
19 26 (16.56%) Active Directory
19 26 (16.56%) High Availability
19 26 (16.56%) Cybersecurity
20 25 (15.92%) Network Security
20 25 (15.92%) Computer Science
21 24 (15.29%) Cisco

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.91%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.64%) Liferay
6 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Cognos Controller
1 4 (2.55%) Infor CloudSuite
1 4 (2.55%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 4 (2.55%) Infor CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.03%) Azure
2 36 (22.93%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (17.20%) AWS
4 20 (12.74%) IaaS
5 17 (10.83%) PaaS
6 11 (7.01%) SaaS
7 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.18%) AWS Direct Connect
7 5 (3.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.18%) Azure Service Bus
8 4 (2.55%) BPaaS
8 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (2.55%) GCP
9 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.64%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.11%) Firewall
2 29 (18.47%) WAN
3 27 (17.20%) VPN
4 25 (15.92%) Network Security
5 24 (15.29%) LAN
6 23 (14.65%) DNS
7 17 (10.83%) DHCP
8 14 (8.92%) HTTP
9 13 (8.28%) TCP/IP
10 11 (7.01%) SAN
11 9 (5.73%) VLAN
12 8 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (4.46%) Internet
14 6 (3.82%) BGP
14 6 (3.82%) IPsec
14 6 (3.82%) SNMP
15 5 (3.18%) Broadband
15 5 (3.18%) HTTPS
15 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (3.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.55%) MySQL
5 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.55%) QlikView
6 3 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.64%) GIS
8 1 (0.64%) OLAP
8 1 (0.64%) OLTP
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) Subversion
3 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (27.39%) Social Skills
2 36 (22.93%) Finance
3 19 (12.10%) Banking
4 16 (10.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (10.19%) Law
5 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.10%) Manufacturing
7 8 (5.10%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (4.46%) Retail
9 6 (3.82%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (3.82%) Legal
10 5 (3.18%) Billing
11 2 (1.27%) Back Office
11 2 (1.27%) Military
11 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.64%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (12.74%) Analyst
2 18 (11.46%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (7.64%) Consultant
3 12 (7.64%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Site Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Technical Support
6 9 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (5.73%) CloudOps Engineer
6 9 (5.73%) DBA
7 8 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) Administrator
8 7 (4.46%) Security Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.55%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
2 2 (1.27%) WSH
3 1 (0.64%) OAuth
3 1 (0.64%) REST
3 1 (0.64%) SAML
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.02%) Management Information System
2 27 (17.20%) Clustering
3 22 (14.01%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (5.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (4.46%) Replication
7 6 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.18%) Online Banking
8 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.55%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.91%) SCADA
11 2 (1.27%) Biotechnology
11 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.27%) Life Science
11 2 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.64%) iPad
12 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.94%) Windows
2 42 (26.75%) Linux
3 32 (20.38%) Windows Server
4 23 (14.65%) Unix
5 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.73%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (3.82%) CentOS
9 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.27%) Android
11 2 (1.27%) VMS
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.57%) DevOps
2 34 (21.66%) ITIL
3 33 (21.02%) Business Continuity
4 31 (19.75%) Information Security
5 29 (18.47%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (16.56%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (16.56%) High Availability
7 25 (15.92%) Computer Science
8 23 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (14.01%) Change Management
9 22 (14.01%) Security Architecture
10 20 (12.74%) Operational Stability
10 20 (12.74%) Problem Management
11 19 (12.10%) Chaos Engineering
11 19 (12.10%) Cloud Operations
11 19 (12.10%) Deployment Automation
11 19 (12.10%) Non-Functional Testing
11 19 (12.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 17 (10.83%) Data Security
13 15 (9.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.74%) SQL
2 19 (12.10%) Python
3 16 (10.19%) Java
4 15 (9.55%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.92%) Bash Shell
5 14 (8.92%) Go
5 14 (8.92%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.82%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.18%) C
7 5 (3.18%) C#
7 5 (3.18%) VBScript
8 3 (1.91%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.27%) X++
10 1 (0.64%) ABAP
10 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (28.66%) Degree
2 10 (6.37%) CISM
2 10 (6.37%) CISSP
2 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.10%) DBS Check
5 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.18%) MCP
6 5 (3.18%) MCSE
7 4 (2.55%) CCNP
7 4 (2.55%) CISA
7 4 (2.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (2.55%) MBA
8 3 (1.91%) CCNA
8 3 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.91%) HNC
8 3 (1.91%) HND
8 3 (1.91%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.27%) CCDP
9 2 (1.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (22.29%) SLA
2 16 (10.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.64%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (5.10%) GRC
5 7 (4.46%) NIST
6 6 (3.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (3.82%) ITGC
7 5 (3.18%) PCI DSS
8 4 (2.55%) GDPR
8 4 (2.55%) HIPAA
8 4 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.91%) COBIT
10 2 (1.27%) GAMP
10 2 (1.27%) GxP
10 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.27%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.64%) PMO
11 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 28 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (16.56%) Active Directory
3 20 (12.74%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.55%) XenApp
5 7 (4.46%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.82%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (3.18%) iptables
8 4 (2.55%) OpenSSH
8 4 (2.55%) vSphere
9 2 (1.27%) Docker
9 2 (1.27%) NFS
9 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.64%) pfSense
10 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (17.20%) Ansible
2 23 (14.65%) Puppet
3 16 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.10%) Terraform
5 7 (4.46%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.18%) Grafana
7 5 (3.18%) Icinga
7 5 (3.18%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.91%) SCCM
9 3 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.91%) WSUS
10 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (25.48%) VMware
3 24 (15.29%) Cisco
4 21 (13.38%) Citrix
5 12 (7.64%) Oracle
6 8 (5.10%) Dell
7 7 (4.46%) Avaya
7 7 (4.46%) Intel
7 7 (4.46%) NetApp
7 7 (4.46%) SonicWALL
8 5 (3.18%) HP
8 5 (3.18%) IFS
9 4 (2.55%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.55%) Cognos
9 4 (2.55%) EMC
9 4 (2.55%) Infor
9 4 (2.55%) SAP
9 4 (2.55%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.91%) Draytek
10 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds