Period
to 19 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 245 233
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2367 2729 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.38% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.55% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1957 2236 2429
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - -

Disaster Recovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159042 175633 191561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126409 146488 156350
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 2229 £50,000 +6.67% 125
UK excluding London -8 1402 £44,500 +4.71% 85
London +16 922 £60,000 +9.09% 48
North of England +18 440 £45,000 +12.50% 21
South East -21 347 £44,250 -1.67% 24
East of England +24 233 £47,500 +11.76% 15
North West +34 229 £45,000 - 9
Yorkshire -5 205 £43,250 +8.13% 11
Midlands -58 203 £42,940 +1.03% 11
West Midlands -25 123 £42,500 -5.56% 4
South West -41 89 £41,750 +20.28% 7
East Midlands -54 80 £44,000 +3.53% 7
Scotland -13 51 £47,250 +18.13% 3
Wales +12 23 £40,000 -1.84% 4
Northern Ireland -15 15 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Channel Islands +1 7 £32,500 -10.96%
North East +10 6 £31,250 -37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 945 (39.92%) Windows
2 858 (36.25%) Microsoft
3 685 (28.94%) VMware
4 660 (27.88%) SQL
5 619 (26.15%) ITIL
6 612 (25.86%) SQL Server
7 610 (25.77%) Active Directory
8 567 (23.95%) Finance
9 559 (23.62%) Linux
10 543 (22.94%) Windows Server
11 513 (21.67%) Business Continuity
12 502 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 466 (19.69%) Firewall
14 389 (16.43%) Cisco
15 387 (16.35%) SAN
15 387 (16.35%) High Availability
16 333 (14.07%) Performance Tuning
17 329 (13.90%) Oracle
18 324 (13.69%) MS Exchange
19 320 (13.52%) Data Centre
20 308 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
21 283 (11.96%) DNS
22 277 (11.70%) Unix
23 275 (11.62%) Hyper-V
24 266 (11.24%) Information Security
25 254 (10.73%) Degree
26 249 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 245 (10.35%) WAN
28 240 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 238 (10.05%) SLA

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
1 324 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 136 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 121 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 112 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 97 (4.10%) IIS
6 52 (2.20%) Apache
6 52 (2.20%) OpenStack
7 49 (2.07%) Skype for Business
8 40 (1.69%) JBoss
9 37 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 36 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 27 (1.14%) CMS
12 25 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 23 (0.97%) CloudStack
14 19 (0.80%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.46%) SAS
17 11 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 138 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.21%) Endur
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) Eikon
7 3 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.084%) Epicor Tropos
8 2 (0.084%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.084%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.084%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.084%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 227 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (7.90%) Office 365
4 99 (4.18%) IaaS
5 77 (3.25%) SaaS
6 50 (2.11%) PaaS
7 27 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 16 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.63%) G Suite
11 11 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.30%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.25%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
16 5 (0.21%) Yammer
17 4 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
17 4 (0.17%) SoftLayer
17 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 466 (19.69%) Firewall
2 387 (16.35%) SAN
3 283 (11.96%) DNS
4 245 (10.35%) WAN
5 232 (9.80%) LAN
6 226 (9.55%) VPN
7 191 (8.07%) TCP/IP
8 181 (7.65%) DHCP
9 159 (6.72%) VoIP
10 124 (5.24%) Network Security
11 109 (4.60%) Internet
12 94 (3.97%) NAS
13 91 (3.84%) VLAN
14 87 (3.68%) Wireless
15 69 (2.92%) MPLS
16 64 (2.70%) SSL
17 54 (2.28%) iSCSI
18 51 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
19 50 (2.11%) OSPF
20 49 (2.07%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 249 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 240 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 210 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 150 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 133 (5.62%) MySQL
7 118 (4.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 103 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 100 (4.22%) Oracle Database
10 89 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
11 84 (3.55%) Relational Database
12 76 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 57 (2.41%) NoSQL
13 57 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 49 (2.07%) Hadoop
14 49 (2.07%) MongoDB
15 47 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
16 33 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
17 32 (1.35%) OLAP
18 31 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 72 (3.04%) Jenkins
2 53 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 50 (2.11%) TeamCity
4 31 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (0.89%) JIRA
6 20 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.72%) Subversion
8 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (0.42%) Maven
10 8 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.34%) JMeter
10 8 (0.34%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.30%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.30%) Selenium
12 6 (0.25%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.17%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.17%) PhantomJS
General
1 567 (23.95%) Finance
2 128 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 107 (4.52%) Banking
4 79 (3.34%) Legal
5 76 (3.21%) Retail
6 63 (2.66%) Marketing
7 41 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.31%) Back Office
9 30 (1.27%) Advertising
10 25 (1.06%) Law
11 21 (0.89%) Automotive
12 19 (0.80%) Front Office
12 19 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.55%) Games
15 12 (0.51%) Military
16 11 (0.46%) Electronics
17 9 (0.38%) Billing
17 9 (0.38%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 317 (13.39%) DBA
2 313 (13.22%) Administrator
3 258 (10.90%) Analyst
4 234 (9.89%) SQL DBA
5 230 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 156 (6.59%) IT Manager
7 114 (4.82%) Consultant
8 112 (4.73%) Support Analyst
9 110 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
10 101 (4.27%) Support Engineer
11 98 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
12 82 (3.46%) Developer
13 78 (3.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 74 (3.13%) Architect
15 72 (3.04%) Infrastructure Support
16 69 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
17 68 (2.87%) Infrastructure Manager
17 68 (2.87%) Network Engineer
18 66 (2.79%) Service Manager
19 65 (2.75%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.30%) .NET
2 70 (2.96%) Web Services
3 38 (1.61%) Middleware
4 29 (1.23%) HTML
5 26 (1.10%) XML
6 20 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 19 (0.80%) Software Packaging
8 18 (0.76%) CSS
9 16 (0.68%) EDI
10 15 (0.63%) LAMP
10 15 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 14 (0.59%) Node.js
12 13 (0.55%) EDIFACT
12 13 (0.55%) jQuery
12 13 (0.55%) JSON
13 12 (0.51%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.51%) JMS
14 10 (0.42%) SOAP
15 9 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
16 8 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 320 (13.52%) Data Centre
2 233 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 201 (8.49%) Clustering
4 198 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
5 185 (7.82%) Replication
6 106 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 54 (2.28%) Client/Server
8 39 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
8 39 (1.65%) User Experience
9 32 (1.35%) Public Cloud
10 31 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 31 (1.31%) Private Cloud
11 26 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
12 25 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (0.97%) Fintech
13 23 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
13 23 (0.97%) Hedge funds
14 22 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 945 (39.92%) Windows
2 559 (23.62%) Linux
3 543 (22.94%) Windows Server
4 277 (11.70%) Unix
5 229 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 216 (9.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 181 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 142 (6.00%) Windows 7
9 73 (3.08%) Solaris
10 72 (3.04%) Windows 10
11 47 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (1.90%) CentOS
13 40 (1.69%) AIX
14 32 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
16 19 (0.80%) HPUX
16 19 (0.80%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.68%) Android
17 16 (0.68%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (26.15%) ITIL
2 513 (21.67%) Business Continuity
3 387 (16.35%) High Availability
4 333 (14.07%) Performance Tuning
5 266 (11.24%) Information Security
6 234 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
7 222 (9.38%) Change Management
8 208 (8.79%) DevOps
9 206 (8.70%) Project Management
10 196 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
11 184 (7.77%) Service Management
12 175 (7.39%) Service Delivery
13 172 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 168 (7.10%) Migration
15 156 (6.59%) Data Protection
16 143 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
17 139 (5.87%) Configuration Management
18 136 (5.75%) BCP
18 136 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
19 132 (5.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 660 (27.88%) SQL
2 205 (8.66%) PowerShell
3 198 (8.37%) T-SQL
4 179 (7.56%) Python
5 115 (4.86%) Perl
6 109 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 105 (4.44%) Java
8 92 (3.89%) Ruby
9 57 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 52 (2.20%) PHP
10 52 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 46 (1.94%) C#
12 41 (1.73%) C
13 31 (1.31%) JavaScript
14 28 (1.18%) VBA
15 26 (1.10%) VB
16 25 (1.06%) VBScript
17 23 (0.97%) C++
18 14 (0.59%) AWK
19 13 (0.55%) RPG
Qualifications
1 308 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 254 (10.73%) Degree
3 187 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
4 176 (7.44%) MCSE
5 134 (5.66%) CCNA
6 112 (4.73%) MCSA
7 105 (4.44%) CISSP
8 82 (3.46%) Security Cleared
9 77 (3.25%) CCNP
10 75 (3.17%) MCP
11 70 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 66 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
13 64 (2.70%) MCITP
14 63 (2.66%) CISM
15 47 (1.99%) DV Cleared
15 47 (1.99%) MCTS
16 42 (1.77%) CISA
17 41 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
17 41 (1.73%) SC Cleared
18 37 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (10.05%) SLA
2 152 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (4.27%) PCI DSS
4 63 (2.66%) QA
5 41 (1.73%) GDPR
6 35 (1.48%) ISO 9001
7 29 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 24 (1.01%) Data Quality
9 24 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 23 (0.97%) COBIT
11 16 (0.68%) ISO 22301
12 11 (0.46%) BS25999
13 8 (0.34%) COSO
13 8 (0.34%) ISO 31000
13 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 7 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.30%) GxP
14 7 (0.30%) JSP 440
15 6 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 610 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 502 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (11.62%) Hyper-V
4 162 (6.84%) vSphere
5 97 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
6 85 (3.59%) XenApp
7 82 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
9 44 (1.86%) Docker
10 42 (1.77%) NFS
11 35 (1.48%) XenServer
12 34 (1.44%) XenDesktop
13 30 (1.27%) Xen
14 29 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
14 29 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 20 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
16 18 (0.76%) Terminal Services
17 17 (0.72%) iptables
17 17 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (0.68%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 150 (6.34%) Puppet
2 118 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
3 97 (4.10%) Ansible
4 91 (3.84%) SCCM
5 56 (2.37%) NetBackup
6 55 (2.32%) SCOM
7 45 (1.90%) Nagios
8 39 (1.65%) WSUS
9 36 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 36 (1.52%) vCenter Server
10 34 (1.44%) Tivoli
11 33 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
11 33 (1.39%) Terraform
12 32 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
13 26 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 25 (1.06%) Data Guard
14 25 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
15 24 (1.01%) Backup Exec
16 23 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
16 23 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 858 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 685 (28.94%) VMware
3 389 (16.43%) Cisco
4 329 (13.90%) Oracle
5 225 (9.51%) Citrix
6 207 (8.75%) Red Hat
7 172 (7.27%) HP
8 113 (4.77%) NetApp
9 104 (4.39%) EMC
10 99 (4.18%) Veeam
11 65 (2.75%) Dell
11 65 (2.75%) IBM
11 65 (2.75%) Juniper
11 65 (2.75%) Symantec
12 59 (2.49%) CheckPoint
13 56 (2.37%) Avaya
13 56 (2.37%) Veritas
14 46 (1.94%) Sybase
15 44 (1.86%) SolarWinds
16 37 (1.56%) 3PAR