Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 254 260
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 -24
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1,998 2,264 2,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.32% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.43% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,822 1,867
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,025 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.22% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 131,979 158,139 157,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,511 127,273 128,647
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Disaster Recovery in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Disaster Recovery in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
England +15 1,831 £52,500 +5.00% 61
UK excluding London +16 1,221 £48,000 +9.09% 42
London +1 724 £60,000 +2.56% 20
North of England 0 402 £48,000 +12.94% 7
South East +29 321 £52,500 +10.53% 15
North West +48 240 £48,000 +6.67% 4
Midlands -4 145 £41,500 +3.75% 9
East of England +54 136 £49,000 -2.00% 6
Yorkshire -69 131 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West +15 97 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Midlands -18 84 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Scotland +4 74 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East Midlands +20 59 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Wales +37 38 £37,750 -16.11%
North East +28 32 £33,750 -19.64%
Channel Islands +10 6 £30,000 +1.69%
Northern Ireland -30 2 £35,500 +77.50%

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 812 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 773 (38.69%) Windows
3 568 (28.43%) Business Continuity
4 560 (28.03%) Active Directory
5 556 (27.83%) VMware
6 526 (26.33%) SQL
7 503 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 483 (24.17%) ITIL
9 467 (23.37%) Windows Server
10 450 (22.52%) Finance
11 421 (21.07%) SQL Server
12 410 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 382 (19.12%) Linux
14 379 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
15 376 (18.82%) Firewall
16 371 (18.57%) Cisco
17 347 (17.37%) Office 365
18 342 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
19 327 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 313 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
21 309 (15.47%) Data Centre
22 307 (15.37%) High Availability
23 271 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
24 269 (13.46%) PowerShell
25 261 (13.06%) DNS
26 256 (12.81%) Degree
27 247 (12.36%) DevOps
28 241 (12.06%) SAN
29 225 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
30 224 (11.21%) Migration

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 203 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 150 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 97 (4.85%) IIS
4 75 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 52 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 49 (2.45%) Apache
7 35 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.80%) JBoss
10 15 (0.75%) Apache Pig
10 15 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.55%) nginx
14 10 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 142 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.10%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.050%) HipChat
7 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.050%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 35 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 12 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.10%) iTrent
9 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.050%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.050%) HFM
10 1 (0.050%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.050%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 1 (0.050%) Postilion
10 1 (0.050%) PRMS
10 1 (0.050%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 503 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 347 (17.37%) Office 365
3 342 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (6.11%) IaaS
5 100 (5.01%) SaaS
6 93 (4.65%) PaaS
7 67 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
8 64 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 50 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 39 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
12 30 (1.50%) OneDrive
13 29 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 28 (1.40%) Power Platform
15 26 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (1.20%) Amazon S3
17 22 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
18 20 (1.00%) BPaaS
18 20 (1.00%) Mimecast
18 20 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 376 (18.82%) Firewall
2 261 (13.06%) DNS
3 241 (12.06%) SAN
4 218 (10.91%) DHCP
5 191 (9.56%) WAN
6 179 (8.96%) LAN
7 136 (6.81%) TCP/IP
8 134 (6.71%) Network Security
9 127 (6.36%) VPN
10 110 (5.51%) VLAN
11 95 (4.75%) Internet
12 82 (4.10%) VoIP
12 82 (4.10%) Wireless
13 62 (3.10%) MPLS
13 62 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
14 55 (2.75%) NAS
15 51 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (2.50%) SSL
17 41 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
18 40 (2.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 114 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 106 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 96 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 92 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 83 (4.15%) MySQL
8 72 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 68 (3.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 66 (3.30%) Big Data
11 60 (3.00%) Oracle Database
12 56 (2.80%) NoSQL
13 46 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
14 44 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
15 43 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 36 (1.80%) MongoDB
17 36 (1.80%) RDBMS
18 25 (1.25%) Power BI
19 24 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (2.65%) Git (software)
1 53 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 30 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 24 (1.20%) JIRA
5 21 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 21 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (0.85%) CircleCI
6 17 (0.85%) git-flow
6 17 (0.85%) Travis CI
7 16 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.70%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.65%) Subversion
10 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.35%) Selenium
13 6 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.20%) Artifactory
General
1 450 (22.52%) Finance
2 140 (7.01%) Retail
3 120 (6.01%) Banking
4 81 (4.05%) Legal
5 50 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.30%) Law
7 40 (2.00%) Billing
8 30 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.20%) Back Office
10 21 (1.05%) Automotive
11 17 (0.85%) Games
12 16 (0.80%) Advertising
13 15 (0.75%) Marketing
14 14 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.45%) French Language
15 9 (0.45%) German Language
15 9 (0.45%) Publishing
16 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 268 (13.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 220 (11.01%) DBA
3 207 (10.36%) Administrator
4 184 (9.21%) Analyst
5 159 (7.96%) Architect
6 152 (7.61%) SQL DBA
7 98 (4.90%) Consultant
8 94 (4.70%) IT Manager
9 79 (3.95%) IT Engineer
10 77 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
11 74 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 73 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 63 (3.15%) Network Engineer
13 63 (3.15%) Support Analyst
14 61 (3.05%) Developer
15 60 (3.00%) Support Engineer
16 56 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
17 53 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
18 52 (2.60%) SQL Server DBA
19 49 (2.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (4.80%) Web Services
2 84 (4.20%) .NET
3 50 (2.50%) Node.js
4 49 (2.45%) XML
5 46 (2.30%) JSON
6 40 (2.00%) Middleware
7 25 (1.25%) HTML
8 23 (1.15%) ASP.NET
9 20 (1.00%) LAMP
10 18 (0.90%) Spring
11 17 (0.85%) Express
11 17 (0.85%) RESTful
12 13 (0.65%) .NET Framework
12 13 (0.65%) Flash
12 13 (0.65%) REST
13 12 (0.60%) 802.1X
14 11 (0.55%) CGI
15 10 (0.50%) CSS
15 10 (0.50%) LDAP
16 9 (0.45%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 309 (15.47%) Data Centre
2 271 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (10.21%) Replication
4 171 (8.56%) Management Information System
5 160 (8.01%) Clustering
6 110 (5.51%) Public Cloud
7 93 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
8 60 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 43 (2.15%) User Experience
10 42 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.80%) Fat Client
11 36 (1.80%) Thin Client
12 34 (1.70%) PKI
13 27 (1.35%) Driving Licence
14 25 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
15 24 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
16 22 (1.10%) Virtual Team
17 18 (0.90%) FlexPod
18 17 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
19 13 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 773 (38.69%) Windows
2 467 (23.37%) Windows Server
3 382 (19.12%) Linux
4 181 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (7.06%) Unix
7 89 (4.45%) Windows 10
8 81 (4.05%) Windows 7
9 65 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 62 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 57 (2.85%) CentOS
12 54 (2.70%) Ubuntu
13 29 (1.45%) Solaris
14 21 (1.05%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
16 17 (0.85%) Mac OS X
17 15 (0.75%) Apple iOS
18 14 (0.70%) Android
19 11 (0.55%) SUSE
19 11 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (28.43%) Business Continuity
2 483 (24.17%) ITIL
3 379 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
4 327 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 313 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (15.37%) High Availability
7 247 (12.36%) DevOps
8 224 (11.21%) Migration
9 208 (10.41%) Project Management
10 195 (9.76%) Information Security
10 195 (9.76%) Service Management
11 167 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
12 166 (8.31%) Change Management
13 152 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 152 (7.61%) Data Protection
14 147 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
15 146 (7.31%) Service Delivery
16 128 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
17 122 (6.11%) Software Engineering
18 115 (5.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 526 (26.33%) SQL
2 269 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 168 (8.41%) Python
4 148 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 109 (5.46%) Java
6 82 (4.10%) Bash Shell
7 72 (3.60%) Ruby
8 68 (3.40%) Shell Script
9 59 (2.95%) C#
10 47 (2.35%) JavaScript
11 45 (2.25%) PHP
12 32 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 32 (1.60%) Scala
13 28 (1.40%) Perl
14 26 (1.30%) C
15 24 (1.20%) VBScript
16 19 (0.95%) Groovy
16 19 (0.95%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.90%) VB
17 18 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 256 (12.81%) Degree
2 225 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 173 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
4 141 (7.06%) MCSE
5 133 (6.66%) CCNA
6 128 (6.41%) Security Cleared
7 116 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 107 (5.36%) CISSP
9 65 (3.25%) MCSA
10 63 (3.15%) SC Cleared
11 58 (2.90%) CISM
12 57 (2.85%) CCNP
13 55 (2.75%) DV Cleared
14 48 (2.40%) MCP
15 45 (2.25%) CISA
16 32 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
17 26 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
18 25 (1.25%) HND
19 18 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
19 18 (0.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.46%) SLA
2 154 (7.71%) GDPR
3 115 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (2.80%) QA
5 49 (2.45%) PCI DSS
6 22 (1.10%) COBIT
7 19 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.90%) NCSC
8 18 (0.90%) PMO
9 17 (0.85%) ISO 22301
9 17 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 17 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.70%) NIST
11 8 (0.40%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.30%) ISO 31000
12 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.15%) FINRA
System Software
1 560 (28.03%) Active Directory
2 410 (20.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 115 (5.76%) vSphere
5 103 (5.16%) Docker
6 94 (4.70%) XenApp
7 60 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
8 58 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
9 40 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 39 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
11 30 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
12 22 (1.10%) VMware NSX
13 20 (1.00%) Firmware
14 17 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.80%) NFS
16 14 (0.70%) DFS Replication
16 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.60%) Terminal Services
18 11 (0.55%) pfSense
18 11 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 160 (8.01%) SCCM
2 133 (6.66%) Ansible
3 129 (6.46%) Puppet
4 98 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
5 88 (4.40%) Terraform
6 68 (3.40%) Kubernetes
6 68 (3.40%) WSUS
7 64 (3.20%) SCOM
8 43 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
9 31 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
10 30 (1.50%) vCenter Server
11 28 (1.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 26 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
13 24 (1.20%) Data Guard
14 23 (1.15%) Backup Exec
15 17 (0.85%) Rancher
15 17 (0.85%) SCOrch
15 17 (0.85%) SQL Sentry
16 16 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 15 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 812 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 556 (27.83%) VMware
3 371 (18.57%) Cisco
4 214 (10.71%) Citrix
5 175 (8.76%) HP
6 146 (7.31%) Oracle
7 91 (4.55%) NetApp
8 75 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 63 (3.15%) Dell
10 47 (2.35%) Nimble Storage
11 46 (2.30%) CheckPoint
11 46 (2.30%) SolarWinds
11 46 (2.30%) Veeam
12 45 (2.25%) Google
13 43 (2.15%) EMC
13 43 (2.15%) RedGate
14 42 (2.10%) F5
15 37 (1.85%) IBM
15 37 (1.85%) Palo Alto
16 35 (1.75%) ServiceNow