Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 251 268
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1,936 2,234 2,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.34% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.46% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,544 1,806 1,974
UK median annual salary £53,371 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £43,146 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.09% +1.52% -

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 128,908 153,074 163,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.77% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 101,192 121,815 129,338
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +8 1,775 £54,068 +8.14% 297
UK excluding London +6 1,136 £47,500 +10.09% 222
London +22 727 £60,000 +1.69% 89
North of England -57 332 £50,000 +13.64% 53
South East +2 276 £55,000 +15.79% 42
North West -2 217 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Midlands +56 197 £40,000 - 47
East of England +71 144 £50,000 +7.53% 24
East Midlands +59 99 £42,500 +6.25% 26
West Midlands +17 96 £38,057 -4.86% 21
Yorkshire -101 95 £52,500 +29.63% 24
South West +11 88 £47,500 +11.76% 42
Scotland +11 67 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Wales +7 26 £30,000 -25.00% 5
North East +16 20 £37,000 -12.94% 5
Channel Islands +5 6 £30,000 +1.69%
Northern Ireland -14 1 £45,000 +125.00%

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 748 (38.64%) Windows
2 733 (37.86%) Microsoft
3 512 (26.45%) VMware
4 510 (26.34%) SQL
5 500 (25.83%) Active Directory
6 488 (25.21%) Business Continuity
7 470 (24.28%) Linux
8 466 (24.07%) Azure
9 452 (23.35%) Finance
10 427 (22.06%) ITIL
11 426 (22.00%) Windows Server
12 411 (21.23%) SQL Server
13 396 (20.45%) AWS
14 364 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 363 (18.75%) Firewall
16 359 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
17 358 (18.49%) Office 365
18 343 (17.72%) Cisco
19 336 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
20 320 (16.53%) DNS
21 302 (15.60%) Data Centre
22 298 (15.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 289 (14.93%) High Availability
24 263 (13.58%) PowerShell
25 250 (12.91%) Degree
26 242 (12.50%) DevOps
27 239 (12.35%) DHCP
28 231 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
29 216 (11.16%) Migration
30 206 (10.64%) Change Management

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
1 198 (10.23%) MS Exchange
2 153 (7.90%) SharePoint
3 79 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (3.46%) IIS
5 50 (2.58%) Skype for Business
6 46 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.50%) Apache
8 18 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (0.77%) JBoss
10 14 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.46%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.36%) Confluence
15 7 (0.36%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 107 (5.53%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.15%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.052%) HipChat
9 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
3 8 (0.41%) Loan IQ
4 7 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.15%) SnowdropKCS
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.10%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.052%) Primavera
9 1 (0.052%) PRMS
9 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.052%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.052%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 466 (24.07%) Azure
2 396 (20.45%) AWS
3 358 (18.49%) Office 365
4 111 (5.73%) IaaS
5 105 (5.42%) SaaS
6 82 (4.24%) PaaS
7 75 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
8 61 (3.15%) GCP
9 41 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
10 39 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 37 (1.91%) OneDrive
12 30 (1.55%) Amazon S3
13 27 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 27 (1.39%) GitHub
13 27 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (1.34%) Power Platform
15 24 (1.24%) Serverless
16 19 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 363 (18.75%) Firewall
2 320 (16.53%) DNS
3 239 (12.35%) DHCP
4 206 (10.64%) SAN
5 199 (10.28%) WAN
6 184 (9.50%) LAN
7 148 (7.64%) Network Security
8 125 (6.46%) VPN
9 106 (5.48%) TCP/IP
10 88 (4.55%) VLAN
11 78 (4.03%) Internet
12 70 (3.62%) Wireless
13 60 (3.10%) VoIP
14 59 (3.05%) MPLS
15 52 (2.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 51 (2.63%) NAS
17 41 (2.12%) Fibre Channel
18 40 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
19 39 (2.01%) iSCSI
19 39 (2.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 96 (4.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 94 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 88 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 84 (4.34%) Relational Database
7 81 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
8 76 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 74 (3.82%) MySQL
10 72 (3.72%) NoSQL
11 64 (3.31%) Oracle Database
12 57 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
13 54 (2.79%) Big Data
14 50 (2.58%) MongoDB
15 46 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
16 40 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 39 (2.01%) RDBMS
18 36 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (1.55%) DB2
20 29 (1.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (2.12%) Git (software)
2 34 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 27 (1.39%) JIRA
3 27 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 17 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.83%) Subversion
8 12 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.26%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.26%) git-flow
13 5 (0.26%) GitLab
13 5 (0.26%) Hudson
13 5 (0.26%) Travis CI
14 4 (0.21%) ER Studio
General
1 452 (23.35%) Finance
2 140 (7.23%) Retail
3 134 (6.92%) Banking
4 64 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 58 (3.00%) Public Sector
6 49 (2.53%) Law
7 41 (2.12%) Legal
8 32 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.03%) Back Office
9 20 (1.03%) Billing
10 17 (0.88%) Automotive
11 16 (0.83%) Advertising
12 14 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.67%) Games
14 12 (0.62%) Housing Association
15 10 (0.52%) German Language
15 10 (0.52%) Local Government
16 9 (0.46%) Publishing
17 8 (0.41%) French Language
17 8 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 247 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 246 (12.71%) DBA
3 228 (11.78%) Administrator
4 160 (8.26%) Analyst
5 139 (7.18%) SQL DBA
6 137 (7.08%) Consultant
7 102 (5.27%) Architect
8 99 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 83 (4.29%) IT Manager
10 78 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
11 69 (3.56%) Support Engineer
12 66 (3.41%) IT Engineer
13 63 (3.25%) Developer
14 61 (3.15%) Network Engineer
15 56 (2.89%) Senior DevOps
16 55 (2.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 55 (2.84%) Support Analyst
17 54 (2.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 53 (2.74%) IT Support
19 47 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (5.68%) Web Services
2 104 (5.37%) .NET
3 39 (2.01%) Middleware
4 37 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 33 (1.70%) LDAP
5 33 (1.70%) XML
6 32 (1.65%) Node.js
7 30 (1.55%) HTML
8 25 (1.29%) JSON
9 24 (1.24%) Flash
10 20 (1.03%) LAMP
11 19 (0.98%) CSS
12 16 (0.83%) RESTful
13 14 (0.72%) Kafka
14 13 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (0.57%) Laravel
16 10 (0.52%) .NET Framework
17 9 (0.46%) jQuery
17 9 (0.46%) SOAP
18 8 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 302 (15.60%) Data Centre
2 231 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 184 (9.50%) Replication
4 162 (8.37%) Management Information System
5 125 (6.46%) Clustering
6 98 (5.06%) Public Cloud
7 93 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
8 42 (2.17%) User Experience
9 37 (1.91%) PKI
10 31 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 30 (1.55%) Private Cloud
12 29 (1.50%) Fat Client
12 29 (1.50%) Thin Client
13 27 (1.39%) Driving Licence
14 23 (1.19%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
16 19 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
17 18 (0.93%) FlexPod
18 15 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 748 (38.64%) Windows
2 470 (24.28%) Linux
3 426 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 159 (8.21%) Unix
5 156 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 147 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 82 (4.24%) Windows 7
9 67 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (2.69%) Ubuntu
12 45 (2.32%) CentOS
13 38 (1.96%) Solaris
14 23 (1.19%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.14%) SUSE
16 19 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
18 15 (0.77%) Windows XP
19 14 (0.72%) Android
20 11 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (25.21%) Business Continuity
2 427 (22.06%) ITIL
3 359 (18.54%) Problem-Solving
4 336 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
5 298 (15.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 289 (14.93%) High Availability
7 242 (12.50%) DevOps
8 216 (11.16%) Migration
9 206 (10.64%) Change Management
10 199 (10.28%) Project Management
11 175 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
12 174 (8.99%) Project Delivery
13 172 (8.88%) Service Management
14 158 (8.16%) Data Protection
15 153 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
16 148 (7.64%) Information Security
17 134 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
18 125 (6.46%) Service Delivery
19 124 (6.40%) Software Engineering
20 118 (6.10%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 510 (26.34%) SQL
2 263 (13.58%) PowerShell
3 157 (8.11%) Python
4 121 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 109 (5.63%) Bash Shell
6 87 (4.49%) C#
7 86 (4.44%) Java
8 55 (2.84%) JavaScript
9 53 (2.74%) Ruby
10 45 (2.32%) Shell Script
11 38 (1.96%) PHP
12 29 (1.50%) Go
12 29 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.24%) C
14 23 (1.19%) Perl
15 21 (1.08%) VB.NET
16 20 (1.03%) VBA
17 15 (0.77%) Scala
18 12 (0.62%) VB
19 11 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 250 (12.91%) Degree
2 201 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 172 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (7.08%) CCNA
5 127 (6.56%) MCSE
6 113 (5.84%) Security Cleared
7 107 (5.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 84 (4.34%) CISSP
9 65 (3.36%) CCNP
10 52 (2.69%) MCSA
11 41 (2.12%) SC Cleared
12 38 (1.96%) DV Cleared
13 36 (1.86%) CISM
14 35 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
15 25 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
16 24 (1.24%) MCP
17 21 (1.08%) CISA
18 20 (1.03%) CCDP
18 20 (1.03%) CEH
19 19 (0.98%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (8.57%) SLA
2 86 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (4.29%) GDPR
4 56 (2.89%) QA
5 30 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 22 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (1.03%) NIST
7 20 (1.03%) PMO
8 15 (0.77%) ISO 22301
9 13 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.41%) COBIT
12 7 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.36%) ISO 31000
12 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 6 (0.31%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.15%) NCSC
15 3 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 500 (25.83%) Active Directory
2 364 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (9.45%) Hyper-V
4 119 (6.15%) Docker
5 105 (5.42%) vSphere
6 73 (3.77%) XenApp
7 62 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
8 52 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
9 51 (2.63%) XenDesktop
10 35 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
11 26 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
11 26 (1.34%) VMware NSX
12 22 (1.14%) Firmware
13 15 (0.77%) NFS
14 14 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 14 (0.72%) pfSense
15 12 (0.62%) KVM
16 11 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 154 (7.95%) Ansible
2 150 (7.75%) SCCM
3 130 (6.71%) Puppet
4 123 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (4.49%) Terraform
6 81 (4.18%) Kubernetes
7 68 (3.51%) SCOM
8 60 (3.10%) WSUS
9 29 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
9 29 (1.50%) NetBackup
10 23 (1.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 22 (1.14%) Data Guard
12 21 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
13 19 (0.98%) Backup Exec
14 18 (0.93%) Grafana
15 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
16 15 (0.77%) Kibana
16 15 (0.77%) Prometheus
16 15 (0.77%) vCenter Server
17 14 (0.72%) Foglight
Vendors
1 733 (37.86%) Microsoft
2 512 (26.45%) VMware
3 343 (17.72%) Cisco
4 204 (10.54%) Citrix
5 192 (9.92%) HP
6 148 (7.64%) Oracle
7 98 (5.06%) NetApp
8 91 (4.70%) Dell
9 83 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 63 (3.25%) EMC
11 60 (3.10%) Nimble Storage
12 58 (3.00%) Veeam
13 47 (2.43%) Meraki
14 46 (2.38%) SolarWinds
15 44 (2.27%) Symantec
16 43 (2.22%) CheckPoint
17 41 (2.12%) WorldPay
18 39 (2.01%) CommVault
18 39 (2.01%) Palo Alto
19 36 (1.86%) Google