Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 262 248
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2,219 2,375 2,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.32% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.44% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,786 1,969 2,240
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%

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 146,062 164,850 169,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.90% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115,602 130,935 141,046
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,613
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +20 2,077 £50,000 - 252
UK excluding London +31 1,372 £45,000 +5.88% 202
London 0 811 £59,000 +2.61% 71
North of England +55 526 £45,000 - 60
South East +14 385 £47,500 +11.76% 44
North West +102 313 £45,000 - 31
Yorkshire +9 196 £41,000 -2.38% 19
Midlands +2 129 £42,000 +5.00% 30
East of England -40 129 £46,500 +3.33% 25
South West +17 91 £48,250 +13.53% 22
West Midlands -16 74 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Scotland +22 68 £50,000 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +24 55 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Wales +10 38 £38,000 -10.59% 10
North East +1 17 £36,500 -54.38% 10
Channel Islands -7 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Northern Ireland -26 4 £35,000 +16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 942 (42.45%) Windows
2 861 (38.80%) Microsoft
3 701 (31.59%) SQL
4 663 (29.88%) VMware
5 608 (27.40%) Finance
6 605 (27.26%) Business Continuity
7 557 (25.10%) Active Directory
8 554 (24.97%) ITIL
9 541 (24.38%) SQL Server
10 532 (23.97%) Linux
11 485 (21.86%) Windows Server
12 481 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 454 (20.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 391 (17.62%) Firewall
15 379 (17.08%) Cisco
16 374 (16.85%) Information Security
17 361 (16.27%) Office 365
18 332 (14.96%) High Availability
19 315 (14.20%) Management Information System
20 286 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
21 285 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
22 281 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 270 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
24 266 (11.99%) Degree
25 264 (11.90%) LAN
26 258 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
27 255 (11.49%) SAN
28 254 (11.45%) PowerShell
29 250 (11.27%) GDPR
30 246 (11.09%) WAN

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
1 186 (8.38%) MS Exchange
2 144 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 92 (4.15%) IIS
4 89 (4.01%) Skype for Business
5 81 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 67 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (1.89%) Apache
8 31 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.35%) JBoss
10 28 (1.26%) OpenStack
10 28 (1.26%) WebSphere
11 26 (1.17%) Tomcat
12 24 (1.08%) CMS
13 19 (0.86%) Confluence
13 19 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (0.81%) Apache Spark
15 14 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.59%) MQSeries
17 12 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 111 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 108 (4.87%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.045%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.045%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.045%) Stata
7 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
4 7 (0.32%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 6 (0.27%) Salerio
5 6 (0.27%) SAP MDG
5 6 (0.27%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.27%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.18%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.14%) HFM
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.14%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.090%) Magento
8 2 (0.090%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 454 (20.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 361 (16.27%) Office 365
3 285 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (5.59%) IaaS
5 118 (5.32%) SaaS
6 90 (4.06%) PaaS
7 72 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 42 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 39 (1.76%) Mimecast
10 38 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
11 34 (1.53%) GitHub
12 24 (1.08%) OpenShift
13 18 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.54%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.45%) Serverless
17 9 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
17 9 (0.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 391 (17.62%) Firewall
2 264 (11.90%) LAN
3 255 (11.49%) SAN
4 246 (11.09%) WAN
5 241 (10.86%) DNS
6 225 (10.14%) Network Security
7 186 (8.38%) VPN
8 173 (7.80%) TCP/IP
9 160 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
10 137 (6.17%) DHCP
11 91 (4.10%) Internet
12 88 (3.97%) Wireless
13 84 (3.79%) VoIP
14 76 (3.42%) NAS
15 71 (3.20%) VLAN
16 53 (2.39%) Skype
17 43 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
18 40 (1.80%) SSL
19 38 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
19 38 (1.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 541 (24.38%) SQL Server
2 163 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 151 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 84 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 75 (3.38%) Oracle Database
7 73 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 71 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 70 (3.15%) MySQL
10 68 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
11 62 (2.79%) RDBMS
12 59 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 54 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
14 49 (2.21%) NoSQL
15 47 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (1.26%) MongoDB
17 28 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (1.17%) DB2
18 26 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 90 (4.06%) Jenkins
2 70 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.94%) JIRA
4 25 (1.13%) Subversion
5 18 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 17 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (0.72%) Bitbucket
7 16 (0.72%) Maven
8 12 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.41%) git-flow
10 9 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.36%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.32%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.27%) GitLab
13 6 (0.27%) Hudson
13 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 608 (27.40%) Finance
2 169 (7.62%) Legal
3 110 (4.96%) Retail
4 104 (4.69%) Banking
5 90 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.75%) Marketing
7 39 (1.76%) Games
8 38 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.71%) Law
9 25 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.04%) Billing
11 20 (0.90%) Back Office
12 19 (0.86%) French Language
13 16 (0.72%) German Language
14 15 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.68%) Publishing
15 13 (0.59%) Advertising
16 11 (0.50%) Swedish Language
17 9 (0.41%) Electronics
17 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 345 (15.55%) Analyst
2 331 (14.92%) DBA
3 248 (11.18%) Administrator
4 218 (9.82%) SQL DBA
5 184 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 168 (7.57%) IT Manager
7 147 (6.62%) IT Analyst
7 147 (6.62%) Security Analyst
8 126 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
9 113 (5.09%) Architect
10 108 (4.87%) IT Security Analyst
11 102 (4.60%) Senior Security Analyst
12 99 (4.46%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 98 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
14 93 (4.19%) SQL Server DBA
15 80 (3.61%) Security Manager
15 80 (3.61%) Support Engineer
15 80 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
16 77 (3.47%) Support Analyst
17 74 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (5.05%) .NET
2 80 (3.61%) Web Services
3 47 (2.12%) Middleware
4 39 (1.76%) LDAP
5 29 (1.31%) Node.js
6 23 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 23 (1.04%) XML
7 21 (0.95%) LAMP
7 21 (0.95%) REST
7 21 (0.95%) SOAP
8 20 (0.90%) HTML
9 19 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 16 (0.72%) Kafka
11 14 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 13 (0.59%) EDI
13 12 (0.54%) Java EE
13 12 (0.54%) Spring
14 11 (0.50%) EJB 3.0
14 11 (0.50%) HornetQ
14 11 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 315 (14.20%) Management Information System
2 270 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 245 (11.04%) Data Centre
4 199 (8.97%) Replication
5 153 (6.89%) Clustering
6 97 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
7 96 (4.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 77 (3.47%) Public Cloud
9 56 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 52 (2.34%) User Experience
11 49 (2.21%) Fintech
12 33 (1.49%) Virtual Team
13 31 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
14 29 (1.31%) CESG
14 29 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 29 (1.31%) PKI
15 23 (1.04%) CMDB
15 23 (1.04%) Private Cloud
16 22 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 20 (0.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 942 (42.45%) Windows
2 532 (23.97%) Linux
3 485 (21.86%) Windows Server
4 220 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 202 (9.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 152 (6.85%) Unix
7 127 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 110 (4.96%) Windows 10
9 100 (4.51%) Windows 7
10 55 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (1.76%) AIX
12 37 (1.67%) CentOS
13 34 (1.53%) Ubuntu
14 27 (1.22%) Solaris
15 20 (0.90%) Android
15 20 (0.90%) Apple iOS
16 18 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
17 15 (0.68%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (27.26%) Business Continuity
2 554 (24.97%) ITIL
3 374 (16.85%) Information Security
4 332 (14.96%) High Availability
5 286 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
6 258 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 239 (10.77%) Data Protection
7 239 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 230 (10.37%) DevOps
9 228 (10.27%) Service Management
10 225 (10.14%) Mentoring
11 220 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
12 206 (9.28%) Project Management
13 195 (8.79%) Migration
14 192 (8.65%) Incident Management
15 181 (8.16%) Change Management
16 166 (7.48%) Vulnerability Management
17 156 (7.03%) Service Delivery
18 153 (6.89%) IT Strategy
19 151 (6.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 701 (31.59%) SQL
2 254 (11.45%) PowerShell
3 161 (7.26%) Python
4 131 (5.90%) T-SQL
5 117 (5.27%) Java
6 105 (4.73%) Bash Shell
7 70 (3.15%) C#
8 63 (2.84%) Shell Script
9 62 (2.79%) JavaScript
9 62 (2.79%) Perl
10 50 (2.25%) Ruby
11 47 (2.12%) PHP
12 46 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 28 (1.26%) VB
14 22 (0.99%) C++
15 20 (0.90%) VBScript
16 15 (0.68%) C
17 14 (0.63%) AWK
18 13 (0.59%) Scala
19 12 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 266 (11.99%) Degree
2 196 (8.83%) CISSP
3 153 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 122 (5.50%) CREST Certified
5 109 (4.91%) SANS
6 105 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 100 (4.51%) MCSE
8 74 (3.33%) CCNA
8 74 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 55 (2.48%) MCSA
10 53 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 49 (2.21%) Security Cleared
12 48 (2.16%) CISM
13 47 (2.12%) CISA
14 45 (2.03%) CCNP
15 42 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (1.44%) DV Cleared
16 32 (1.44%) SC Cleared
17 27 (1.22%) AWS Certification
18 26 (1.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 250 (11.27%) GDPR
3 181 (8.16%) PCI DSS
4 166 (7.48%) SLA
5 73 (3.29%) QA
6 40 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 31 (1.40%) COBIT
8 26 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 25 (1.13%) PMO
10 15 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 14 (0.63%) ISO 22301
12 13 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 11 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.18%) NIST 800
16 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
17 2 (0.090%) Data Quality
17 2 (0.090%) Solvency II
18 1 (0.045%) GPG13
18 1 (0.045%) IASME
System Software
1 557 (25.10%) Active Directory
2 481 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 111 (5.00%) Docker
5 66 (2.97%) vSphere
6 61 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (2.34%) XenApp
8 43 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
9 38 (1.71%) Firmware
10 35 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
11 30 (1.35%) XenDesktop
12 25 (1.13%) NFS
13 24 (1.08%) Terminal Services
14 23 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
15 17 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
16 14 (0.63%) GPFS
17 13 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
19 9 (0.41%) Samba
20 8 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 140 (6.31%) Ansible
2 135 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (5.99%) SCCM
4 125 (5.63%) Puppet
5 70 (3.15%) Kubernetes
6 55 (2.48%) SCOM
7 48 (2.16%) Terraform
8 37 (1.67%) Data Guard
9 36 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
10 33 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 22 (0.99%) WSUS
12 20 (0.90%) AirWatch
13 19 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 19 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
14 18 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
14 18 (0.81%) NetBackup
14 18 (0.81%) vCenter Server
15 17 (0.77%) vRealize
16 15 (0.68%) SCOrch
17 14 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 861 (38.80%) Microsoft
2 663 (29.88%) VMware
3 379 (17.08%) Cisco
4 219 (9.87%) Oracle
5 198 (8.92%) Citrix
6 145 (6.53%) Red Hat
7 110 (4.96%) HP
8 82 (3.70%) Dell
9 75 (3.38%) NetApp
10 68 (3.06%) Veeam
11 61 (2.75%) EMC
12 60 (2.70%) CheckPoint
13 52 (2.34%) IBM
14 51 (2.30%) Google
15 48 (2.16%) SolarWinds
16 43 (1.94%) Juniper
17 41 (1.85%) Mitel
18 38 (1.71%) Avaya
19 36 (1.62%) ServiceNow
20 34 (1.53%) CommVault