Period
to 20 October 2018

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

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 259 255
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2,221 2,404 2,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.38% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.51% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,801 1,976 2,176
UK median annual salary £49,083 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.83% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,657 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% - -

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 148,837 159,663 173,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.05% 91.56% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 118,373 125,920 144,420
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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
England +10 2,084 £50,000 - 292
UK excluding London +3 1,340 £44,657 +5.08% 212
London +1 852 £59,000 -1.67% 101
North of England +57 504 £45,000 +0.56% 70
South East -8 359 £47,500 +11.76% 58
North West +55 277 £45,000 - 31
Yorkshire +11 209 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Midlands +6 138 £40,000 - 27
East of England -56 136 £44,400 -1.33% 19
South West +2 92 £44,657 +5.08% 17
West Midlands +3 88 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Scotland +12 70 £42,250 -3.43% 14
East Midlands +5 50 £37,500 -16.67% 11
Wales +6 35 £40,000 - 6
North East +3 18 £39,500 +28.46% 5
Channel Islands -4 6 £29,500 -9.23%
Northern Ireland -16 1 £35,000 -6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 932 (41.96%) Windows
2 856 (38.54%) Microsoft
3 684 (30.80%) SQL
4 629 (28.32%) VMware
5 604 (27.19%) Active Directory
6 599 (26.97%) Finance
7 583 (26.25%) SQL Server
8 575 (25.89%) Business Continuity
9 558 (25.12%) ITIL
10 523 (23.55%) Linux
10 523 (23.55%) Windows Server
11 472 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 442 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 385 (17.33%) Firewall
14 351 (15.80%) Cisco
15 340 (15.31%) High Availability
16 335 (15.08%) Office 365
17 323 (14.54%) Information Security
18 317 (14.27%) Degree
19 295 (13.28%) Management Information System
19 295 (13.28%) PowerShell
19 295 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
20 291 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
21 270 (12.16%) DNS
22 267 (12.02%) SAN
22 267 (12.02%) Data Centre
23 262 (11.80%) LAN
24 251 (11.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 243 (10.94%) WAN
26 237 (10.67%) MS Exchange

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
1 237 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 144 (6.48%) SharePoint
3 108 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (4.55%) IIS
5 74 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 71 (3.20%) Skype for Business
7 46 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 39 (1.76%) Apache
8 39 (1.76%) OpenStack
9 37 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 31 (1.40%) JBoss
11 29 (1.31%) Confluence
12 23 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (0.86%) Apache Spark
14 17 (0.77%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (0.68%) MQSeries
16 15 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 125 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 53 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.090%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.045%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.045%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.41%) Documaker
3 9 (0.41%) Orchard Housing
4 8 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 6 (0.27%) SAP MDG
6 6 (0.27%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.27%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.18%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.14%) Endur
8 3 (0.14%) Salerio
8 3 (0.14%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.090%) Maximo
9 2 (0.090%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 472 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 335 (15.08%) Office 365
3 295 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (5.90%) IaaS
5 96 (4.32%) SaaS
6 91 (4.10%) PaaS
7 68 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
8 46 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 41 (1.85%) GitHub
10 33 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
12 31 (1.40%) Mimecast
13 16 (0.72%) OpenShift
13 16 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.63%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.50%) G Suite
17 10 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 385 (17.33%) Firewall
2 270 (12.16%) DNS
3 267 (12.02%) SAN
4 262 (11.80%) LAN
5 243 (10.94%) WAN
6 213 (9.59%) VPN
7 181 (8.15%) TCP/IP
8 173 (7.79%) Network Security
9 149 (6.71%) DHCP
10 132 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
11 89 (4.01%) Internet
12 86 (3.87%) VoIP
13 76 (3.42%) NAS
14 71 (3.20%) Wireless
15 67 (3.02%) VLAN
16 57 (2.57%) SSL
17 51 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
18 45 (2.03%) Skype
19 43 (1.94%) IPsec
20 36 (1.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 155 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 138 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 104 (4.68%) Oracle Database
5 93 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
5 93 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 80 (3.60%) MySQL
7 70 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
8 69 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
9 67 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 61 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 55 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 45 (2.03%) NoSQL
12 45 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
13 37 (1.67%) MongoDB
14 35 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.35%) Power BI
17 28 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
18 26 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 81 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 78 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 52 (2.34%) JIRA
4 26 (1.17%) Subversion
4 26 (1.17%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 16 (0.72%) Maven
8 13 (0.59%) Gerrit
9 11 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (0.41%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.32%) Selenium
13 6 (0.27%) GitLab
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.23%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 599 (26.97%) Finance
2 126 (5.67%) Legal
3 111 (5.00%) Retail
4 100 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 96 (4.32%) Banking
6 44 (1.98%) Games
7 41 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.67%) Marketing
9 29 (1.31%) Law
10 22 (0.99%) Advertising
11 20 (0.90%) French Language
12 18 (0.81%) Back Office
13 17 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.68%) Billing
15 14 (0.63%) German Language
15 14 (0.63%) Publishing
16 13 (0.59%) Front Office
17 12 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.54%) Swedish Language
18 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 337 (15.17%) DBA
2 311 (14.00%) Analyst
3 263 (11.84%) Administrator
4 203 (9.14%) SQL DBA
5 182 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 173 (7.79%) IT Manager
7 114 (5.13%) IT Analyst
8 112 (5.04%) Architect
9 109 (4.91%) Support Engineer
10 107 (4.82%) Security Analyst
11 100 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 96 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
13 86 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
14 81 (3.65%) Support Analyst
15 79 (3.56%) SQL Server DBA
16 74 (3.33%) Developer
17 72 (3.24%) IT Engineer
18 69 (3.11%) IT Security Analyst
18 69 (3.11%) Service Manager
19 67 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (5.18%) .NET
2 109 (4.91%) Web Services
3 47 (2.12%) Middleware
4 45 (2.03%) LDAP
5 33 (1.49%) XML
6 31 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 31 (1.40%) SOAP
7 26 (1.17%) LAMP
8 25 (1.13%) Node.js
9 24 (1.08%) REST
10 21 (0.95%) .NET Framework
11 20 (0.90%) HTML
12 18 (0.81%) Kafka
13 16 (0.72%) RESTful
14 14 (0.63%) Java EE
15 13 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (0.59%) EJB
15 13 (0.59%) EJB 3.0
15 13 (0.59%) Java SE
15 13 (0.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 295 (13.28%) Management Information System
2 267 (12.02%) Data Centre
3 232 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (9.91%) Replication
5 171 (7.70%) Clustering
6 138 (6.21%) Computer Science
7 86 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
8 81 (3.65%) Public Cloud
9 61 (2.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 52 (2.34%) Fintech
10 52 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 35 (1.58%) User Experience
12 33 (1.49%) Driving Licence
12 33 (1.49%) Virtual Team
13 27 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
14 25 (1.13%) Client/Server
15 23 (1.04%) CMDB
15 23 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (0.99%) CESG
16 22 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 932 (41.96%) Windows
2 523 (23.55%) Linux
2 523 (23.55%) Windows Server
3 231 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 211 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 181 (8.15%) Unix
6 128 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 115 (5.18%) Windows 10
8 103 (4.64%) Windows 7
9 52 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (2.07%) CentOS
11 36 (1.62%) Ubuntu
12 35 (1.58%) Android
13 33 (1.49%) AIX
14 32 (1.44%) Solaris
15 22 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 19 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
17 16 (0.72%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.63%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (25.89%) Business Continuity
2 558 (25.12%) ITIL
3 340 (15.31%) High Availability
4 323 (14.54%) Information Security
5 291 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
6 237 (10.67%) DevOps
7 232 (10.45%) Project Management
8 230 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
8 230 (10.36%) Performance Tuning
9 229 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 202 (9.10%) Migration
11 200 (9.00%) Service Management
12 197 (8.87%) Mentoring
13 184 (8.28%) Change Management
14 181 (8.15%) Data Protection
15 180 (8.10%) Incident Management
16 169 (7.61%) Service Delivery
17 167 (7.52%) Capacity Planning
18 151 (6.80%) Risk Management
19 150 (6.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 684 (30.80%) SQL
2 295 (13.28%) PowerShell
3 164 (7.38%) Python
4 143 (6.44%) T-SQL
5 120 (5.40%) Java
6 112 (5.04%) Bash Shell
7 87 (3.92%) C#
8 79 (3.56%) JavaScript
9 74 (3.33%) Perl
10 63 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 50 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 49 (2.21%) PHP
13 47 (2.12%) Ruby
14 31 (1.40%) VB
15 28 (1.26%) VBScript
16 20 (0.90%) C++
17 17 (0.77%) VBA
18 15 (0.68%) AWK
19 13 (0.59%) Korn
20 10 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 317 (14.27%) Degree
2 149 (6.71%) CISSP
3 141 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (4.46%) MCSE
5 90 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (3.69%) CREST Certified
7 75 (3.38%) CCNA
8 72 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 69 (3.11%) SANS
10 62 (2.79%) MCSA
11 50 (2.25%) Security Cleared
12 48 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (2.03%) CISA
14 39 (1.76%) CISM
15 35 (1.58%) SC Cleared
16 34 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
17 29 (1.31%) CCNP
18 27 (1.22%) AWS Certification
19 23 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
20 22 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (11.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 197 (8.87%) SLA
3 189 (8.51%) GDPR
4 143 (6.44%) PCI DSS
5 75 (3.38%) QA
6 34 (1.53%) COBIT
7 32 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
8 24 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.81%) ISO 22301
10 17 (0.77%) PMO
11 12 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.18%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.090%) Solvency II
17 1 (0.045%) GPG13
17 1 (0.045%) IASME
17 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 604 (27.19%) Active Directory
2 442 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 100 (4.50%) Docker
5 72 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (2.25%) vSphere
8 42 (1.89%) Firmware
9 41 (1.85%) XenApp
10 37 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
11 25 (1.13%) NFS
12 23 (1.04%) Terminal Services
13 22 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
14 21 (0.95%) XenDesktop
15 20 (0.90%) Samba
16 14 (0.63%) iptables
16 14 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
17 12 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 9 (0.41%) GPFS
18 9 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 153 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
2 137 (6.17%) Ansible
3 136 (6.12%) Puppet
4 122 (5.49%) SCCM
5 54 (2.43%) Failover Clustering
6 45 (2.03%) Kubernetes
7 41 (1.85%) SCOM
8 39 (1.76%) Terraform
9 33 (1.49%) Data Guard
10 30 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 28 (1.26%) WSUS
12 25 (1.13%) vRealize
13 20 (0.90%) AirWatch
13 20 (0.90%) Nagios
13 20 (0.90%) NetBackup
14 18 (0.81%) vCenter Server
15 17 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
16 15 (0.68%) Backup Exec
16 15 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
17 14 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 856 (38.54%) Microsoft
2 629 (28.32%) VMware
3 351 (15.80%) Cisco
4 231 (10.40%) Oracle
5 194 (8.73%) Citrix
6 149 (6.71%) Red Hat
7 133 (5.99%) HP
8 84 (3.78%) Veeam
9 73 (3.29%) Dell
10 70 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 70 (3.15%) EMC
11 63 (2.84%) NetApp
12 55 (2.48%) IBM
13 49 (2.21%) SolarWinds
14 48 (2.16%) ServiceNow
15 44 (1.98%) Google
16 43 (1.94%) CommVault
17 42 (1.89%) Avaya
18 41 (1.85%) Intel
19 39 (1.76%) Mitel