Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 261 235
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2,267 2,308 2,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.34% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.48% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,827 1,875 2,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 156,266 155,957 179,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.77% 90.62% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,618 126,959 149,386
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +7 2,124 £50,000 - 266
UK excluding London +10 1,370 £44,000 -2.22% 196
London -4 862 £57,750 -2.12% 92
North of England +13 450 £42,500 -1.73% 51
South East -8 351 £47,500 - 52
Yorkshire +40 221 £40,000 -3.61% 17
North West -6 207 £45,000 - 29
Midlands +17 200 £40,000 -9.09% 35
East of England +1 171 £50,000 +5.26% 22
West Midlands +30 133 £40,000 -16.67% 17
South West +7 88 £40,000 +8.11% 14
Scotland -12 81 £50,000 - 14
East Midlands -13 67 £42,500 +8.97% 17
North East -5 22 £42,000 +18.31% 5
Wales +16 17 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Northern Ireland -10 7 £20,000 -46.67% 1
Channel Islands -3 5 £29,500 -9.23% 2

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 889 (39.21%) Windows
2 888 (39.17%) Microsoft
3 693 (30.57%) SQL Server
4 672 (29.64%) SQL
5 659 (29.07%) VMware
6 655 (28.89%) Active Directory
7 608 (26.82%) ITIL
8 588 (25.94%) Finance
9 573 (25.28%) Windows Server
10 520 (22.94%) Business Continuity
11 503 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 484 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
13 448 (19.76%) Firewall
14 445 (19.63%) Linux
15 387 (17.07%) Data Centre
16 367 (16.19%) High Availability
17 365 (16.10%) Cisco
18 355 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
19 337 (14.87%) SAN
20 333 (14.69%) Oracle
21 317 (13.98%) DNS
22 316 (13.94%) Degree
23 306 (13.50%) Office 365
24 300 (13.23%) Project Management
25 291 (12.84%) WAN
26 285 (12.57%) PowerShell
27 281 (12.40%) Hyper-V
28 278 (12.26%) MS Exchange
29 273 (12.04%) Management Information System
30 259 (11.42%) LAN

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
1 278 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 173 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 127 (5.60%) IIS
4 115 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 92 (4.06%) Skype for Business
6 84 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 66 (2.91%) WebLogic
8 64 (2.82%) Apache
9 42 (1.85%) OpenStack
10 41 (1.81%) JBoss
11 40 (1.76%) WebSphere
12 34 (1.50%) Confluence
13 31 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
15 20 (0.88%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
16 19 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 111 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.088%) Revit
7 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.044%) LibreOffice
8 1 (0.044%) Maya
8 1 (0.044%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.044%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 21 (0.93%) Elite 3E
2 18 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.75%) Documaker
4 16 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.66%) Workfront
6 12 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
9 6 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
9 6 (0.26%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.13%) Endur
12 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
13 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.088%) Maximo
13 2 (0.088%) NetSuite
13 2 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
13 2 (0.088%) SAP BPC
13 2 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 484 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 355 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
3 306 (13.50%) Office 365
4 147 (6.48%) IaaS
5 89 (3.93%) PaaS
6 72 (3.18%) SaaS
7 47 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 30 (1.32%) GitHub
10 27 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 21 (0.93%) Mimecast
12 21 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.79%) Bluemix
14 18 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
15 17 (0.75%) OneDrive
16 11 (0.49%) Serverless
17 9 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 448 (19.76%) Firewall
2 337 (14.87%) SAN
3 317 (13.98%) DNS
4 291 (12.84%) WAN
5 259 (11.42%) LAN
6 241 (10.63%) DHCP
7 206 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 205 (9.04%) VPN
9 121 (5.34%) VoIP
10 110 (4.85%) Network Security
11 108 (4.76%) NAS
12 96 (4.23%) Internet
13 89 (3.93%) SSL
14 64 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
14 64 (2.82%) Wireless
15 62 (2.73%) IPsec
15 62 (2.73%) Skype
16 60 (2.65%) VLAN
17 53 (2.34%) HTTP
18 43 (1.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 179 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 148 (6.53%) Oracle Database
4 145 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (4.41%) MySQL
5 100 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 97 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 78 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 70 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
10 64 (2.82%) Big Data
10 64 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 50 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 49 (2.16%) RDBMS
13 48 (2.12%) MongoDB
14 40 (1.76%) Power BI
15 38 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 36 (1.59%) Hadoop
17 35 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
18 33 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 80 (3.53%) JIRA
2 75 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 42 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 21 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 17 (0.75%) Gerrit
7 13 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (0.57%) Subversion
8 12 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.35%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.26%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.22%) AdminStudio
12 5 (0.22%) Buildbot
12 5 (0.22%) Liquibase
12 5 (0.22%) MSI
12 5 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
13 4 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 588 (25.94%) Finance
2 97 (4.28%) Retail
3 92 (4.06%) Banking
4 84 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 67 (2.96%) Legal
6 65 (2.87%) Advertising
7 39 (1.72%) Marketing
8 33 (1.46%) Law
9 32 (1.41%) Games
10 24 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.93%) Billing
11 21 (0.93%) Front Office
12 20 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.79%) Back Office
14 15 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.66%) Publishing
15 12 (0.53%) German Language
16 7 (0.31%) Local Government
17 6 (0.26%) International Banking
18 5 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 308 (13.59%) DBA
2 274 (12.09%) Analyst
3 244 (10.76%) Administrator
4 204 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 202 (8.91%) SQL DBA
6 149 (6.57%) IT Manager
7 121 (5.34%) Architect
8 111 (4.90%) Support Engineer
9 110 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 104 (4.59%) Developer
11 88 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
12 86 (3.79%) Applications Support
13 83 (3.66%) Senior DBA
14 82 (3.62%) IT Engineer
15 76 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
16 75 (3.31%) SQL Server DBA
17 72 (3.18%) Consultant
18 71 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
19 70 (3.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 68 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (6.93%) .NET
2 125 (5.51%) Web Services
3 71 (3.13%) Middleware
4 51 (2.25%) HTML
5 46 (2.03%) XML
6 45 (1.99%) .NET Framework
7 44 (1.94%) LDAP
8 41 (1.81%) CSS
9 34 (1.50%) SOAP
10 31 (1.37%) Ajax
11 30 (1.32%) LAMP
12 25 (1.10%) ASP.NET
13 20 (0.88%) JSON
14 18 (0.79%) RESTful
15 17 (0.75%) HTML5
15 17 (0.75%) Kafka
15 17 (0.75%) YAML
16 16 (0.71%) WSDL
17 15 (0.66%) J2EE
18 13 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 387 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 273 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 245 (10.81%) Replication
4 202 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
5 199 (8.78%) Clustering
6 132 (5.82%) Computer Science
7 90 (3.97%) Public Cloud
8 88 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
9 62 (2.73%) Private Cloud
10 51 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 46 (2.03%) Fintech
12 39 (1.72%) Driving Licence
13 38 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
15 26 (1.15%) Mainframe
16 25 (1.10%) Virtual Team
17 24 (1.06%) Client/Server
17 24 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
18 23 (1.01%) Mobile App
18 23 (1.01%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 889 (39.21%) Windows
2 573 (25.28%) Windows Server
3 445 (19.63%) Linux
4 213 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 199 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 175 (7.72%) Unix
7 98 (4.32%) Windows 10
8 90 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 72 (3.18%) Windows 7
10 68 (3.00%) Android
11 60 (2.65%) Solaris
12 56 (2.47%) CentOS
13 55 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (1.81%) Ubuntu
15 28 (1.24%) Apple iOS
16 24 (1.06%) AIX
17 21 (0.93%) Debian
18 19 (0.84%) HPUX
19 17 (0.75%) VMS
19 17 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (26.82%) ITIL
2 520 (22.94%) Business Continuity
3 367 (16.19%) High Availability
4 300 (13.23%) Project Management
5 258 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
6 247 (10.90%) Information Security
7 236 (10.41%) Migration
8 229 (10.10%) Change Management
9 227 (10.01%) Performance Tuning
10 193 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
11 191 (8.43%) DevOps
12 181 (7.98%) Problem Management
13 178 (7.85%) Capacity Planning
14 175 (7.72%) Service Management
15 166 (7.32%) Incident Management
16 152 (6.70%) Service Delivery
17 138 (6.09%) Configuration Management
18 135 (5.96%) Cybersecurity
19 134 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 132 (5.82%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 672 (29.64%) SQL
2 285 (12.57%) PowerShell
3 176 (7.76%) T-SQL
4 139 (6.13%) Python
5 122 (5.38%) Bash Shell
6 93 (4.10%) Java
7 83 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 79 (3.48%) C#
9 67 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 55 (2.43%) PL/SQL
11 50 (2.21%) Perl
12 44 (1.94%) PHP
13 41 (1.81%) Ruby
14 33 (1.46%) VBA
15 26 (1.15%) C++
16 24 (1.06%) C
17 23 (1.01%) VB
18 19 (0.84%) VBScript
19 10 (0.44%) VB.NET
20 9 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 316 (13.94%) Degree
2 259 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 162 (7.15%) MCSE
4 118 (5.21%) MCSA
5 108 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (3.62%) CCNA
7 71 (3.13%) CISSP
8 61 (2.69%) MCP
9 51 (2.25%) CCNP
10 48 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
11 45 (1.99%) Security Cleared
12 43 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 39 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
14 38 (1.68%) CISM
15 33 (1.46%) SC Cleared
16 27 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
17 25 (1.10%) CISA
18 24 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
19 22 (0.97%) VCDX
20 21 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (10.32%) SLA
2 157 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (4.50%) GDPR
4 92 (4.06%) QA
5 70 (3.09%) PCI DSS
6 60 (2.65%) COBIT
7 28 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.71%) ISO 22301
9 15 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.49%) PMO
11 8 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.31%) GCP
13 5 (0.22%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.044%) ISAE 3402
15 1 (0.044%) PSD2
System Software
1 655 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 503 (22.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 281 (12.40%) Hyper-V
4 96 (4.23%) Docker
5 94 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
6 90 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
7 82 (3.62%) vSphere
8 68 (3.00%) XenApp
9 43 (1.90%) VMware NSX
10 37 (1.63%) Firmware
11 36 (1.59%) NFS
12 33 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
13 30 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
14 27 (1.19%) KVM
15 24 (1.06%) XenDesktop
16 21 (0.93%) Samba
17 20 (0.88%) iptables
18 17 (0.75%) VirtualBox
19 16 (0.71%) DFS Replication
20 15 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 118 (5.21%) SCCM
2 103 (4.54%) Puppet
3 87 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (3.22%) Ansible
5 71 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
6 61 (2.69%) SCOM
7 47 (2.07%) vCenter Server
8 43 (1.90%) Nagios
9 39 (1.72%) Kubernetes
10 37 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
11 30 (1.32%) WSUS
12 28 (1.24%) Backup Exec
13 25 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 24 (1.06%) NetBackup
15 20 (0.88%) Data Guard
16 19 (0.84%) OPNET
16 19 (0.84%) vRealize
17 18 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 18 (0.79%) Sysdig
18 17 (0.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 888 (39.17%) Microsoft
2 659 (29.07%) VMware
3 365 (16.10%) Cisco
4 333 (14.69%) Oracle
5 205 (9.04%) Citrix
6 164 (7.23%) HP
7 124 (5.47%) Veeam
8 116 (5.12%) Red Hat
9 89 (3.93%) EMC
10 86 (3.79%) Google
11 81 (3.57%) IBM
12 73 (3.22%) NetApp
13 72 (3.18%) CommVault
14 69 (3.04%) CheckPoint
15 66 (2.91%) Dell
16 64 (2.82%) SolarWinds
17 56 (2.47%) SAP
18 52 (2.29%) Intel
19 51 (2.25%) Symantec
20 46 (2.03%) Avaya