Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 259 248 255
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 661 1,791 2,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.32% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.43% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 591 1,425 1,841
Median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 50,654 125,160 148,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 42,048 98,999 117,971
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.05%

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Disaster Recovery.

Salary trend for Disaster Recovery in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 -8 601 £52,500 - 137
UK excluding London +29 429 £45,000 - 130
London -5 218 £60,000 -4.76% 27
North of England +34 139 £45,000 - 35
South East +73 110 £55,000 +6.28% 41
North West +27 69 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Midlands 0 68 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Work from Home +1 63 £52,000 -2.57% 18
Yorkshire +62 54 £46,000 +2.22% 12
South West +72 41 £48,000 -1.54% 7
West Midlands +36 39 £40,000 - 13
East Midlands +3 29 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Wales +53 26 £43,500 +5.14% 4
Scotland +53 22 £47,500 +2.70% 12
East of England +42 20 £47,250 -5.50% 10
North East +16 16 £45,000 +40.63% 5
Northern Ireland +21 3 £42,500 -5.56% 3

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 283 (42.81%) Windows
1 283 (42.81%) Microsoft
2 272 (41.15%) Azure
3 230 (34.80%) Active Directory
4 190 (28.74%) VMware
5 166 (25.11%) Windows Server
6 165 (24.96%) SQL
7 157 (23.75%) SQL Server
8 143 (21.63%) Business Continuity
9 140 (21.18%) Finance
10 133 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 127 (19.21%) Linux
12 125 (18.91%) AWS
13 123 (18.61%) Firewall
14 118 (17.85%) Cisco
14 118 (17.85%) DNS
15 114 (17.25%) Office 365
16 113 (17.10%) ITIL
17 105 (15.89%) High Availability
18 98 (14.83%) Data Centre
19 96 (14.52%) DevOps
20 92 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 90 (13.62%) DHCP
22 88 (13.31%) WAN
23 87 (13.16%) Information Security
24 86 (13.01%) PowerShell
25 82 (12.41%) Hyper-V
25 82 (12.41%) Cybersecurity
25 82 (12.41%) Degree
26 81 (12.25%) Agile Software Development

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 66 (9.98%) MS Exchange
2 48 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.39%) IIS
4 23 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.57%) Skype for Business
6 16 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.27%) Apache
8 11 (1.66%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.45%) Confluence
12 3 (0.45%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.30%) nginx
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.15%) Moodle
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.45%) Magento
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 272 (41.15%) Azure
2 125 (18.91%) AWS
3 114 (17.25%) Office 365
4 79 (11.95%) IaaS
5 60 (9.08%) PaaS
6 50 (7.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 49 (7.41%) SaaS
8 40 (6.05%) GCP
9 32 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (3.48%) OneDrive
11 20 (3.03%) Power Platform
12 16 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (1.97%) BPaaS
14 12 (1.82%) OpenShift
15 11 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (1.51%) Amazon S3
17 9 (1.36%) Mimecast
18 8 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
18 8 (1.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 123 (18.61%) Firewall
2 118 (17.85%) DNS
3 90 (13.62%) DHCP
4 88 (13.31%) WAN
5 75 (11.35%) LAN
6 61 (9.23%) VPN
7 58 (8.77%) SAN
8 53 (8.02%) Network Security
9 43 (6.51%) TCP/IP
10 41 (6.20%) VoIP
11 34 (5.14%) Internet
12 28 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (4.08%) VLAN
14 26 (3.93%) Skype
14 26 (3.93%) Wireless
15 19 (2.87%) NetScaler
16 18 (2.72%) MPLS
17 14 (2.12%) BGP
17 14 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (2.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.03%) MySQL
7 20 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.03%) Power BI
8 19 (2.87%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (2.12%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.97%) OLTP
12 12 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.51%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2019
15 8 (1.21%) Big Data
15 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (2.72%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.12%) JIRA
4 8 (1.21%) GitLab
5 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.61%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.45%) Maven
7 3 (0.45%) Subversion
8 2 (0.30%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.30%) JMeter
8 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.30%) Newman
8 2 (0.30%) Postman
8 2 (0.30%) Selenium
8 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 140 (21.18%) Finance
2 24 (3.63%) Banking
3 21 (3.18%) Legal
4 16 (2.42%) Advertising
5 15 (2.27%) Law
5 15 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.12%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.66%) Retail
8 9 (1.36%) Back Office
8 9 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.91%) Games
10 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.76%) Police
11 4 (0.61%) Military
12 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.45%) Electronics
12 3 (0.45%) Front Office
12 3 (0.45%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 70 (10.59%) Analyst
3 66 (9.98%) DBA
4 56 (8.47%) IT Manager
5 54 (8.17%) Administrator
6 33 (4.99%) IT Engineer
7 32 (4.84%) SQL DBA
8 31 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
9 29 (4.39%) Architect
10 28 (4.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (4.08%) Network Engineer
12 25 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
13 24 (3.63%) Infrastructure Manager
14 20 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (3.03%) Security Analyst
15 19 (2.87%) Head of IT
15 19 (2.87%) Linux Engineer
15 19 (2.87%) Operations Manager
16 18 (2.72%) Consultant
16 18 (2.72%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.60%) .NET
2 19 (2.87%) .NET Framework
3 17 (2.57%) Web Services
4 13 (1.97%) JSON
5 9 (1.36%) LDAP
6 8 (1.21%) HTML
6 8 (1.21%) JMS
7 6 (0.91%) CSS
7 6 (0.91%) Middleware
7 6 (0.91%) WSH
7 6 (0.91%) XMPP
8 5 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.76%) HTML5
8 5 (0.76%) Node.js
8 5 (0.76%) SAML
9 4 (0.61%) J2EE
9 4 (0.61%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.61%) YAML
10 3 (0.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.83%) Data Centre
2 75 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (9.53%) Management Information System
4 41 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (4.84%) Public Cloud
6 30 (4.54%) Replication
7 26 (3.93%) Clustering
8 25 (3.78%) Private Cloud
9 21 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.27%) CMDB
12 13 (1.97%) User Experience
13 11 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.21%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
15 5 (0.76%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.76%) Life Science
15 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 283 (42.81%) Windows
2 166 (25.11%) Windows Server
3 127 (19.21%) Linux
4 51 (7.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (7.26%) Windows Server 2016
6 42 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (6.05%) Unix
8 34 (5.14%) Windows 10
9 25 (3.78%) CentOS
10 24 (3.63%) Windows Server 2019
11 15 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.82%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.51%) Solaris
15 7 (1.06%) Android
15 7 (1.06%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.76%) AIX
16 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.76%) Fedora
16 5 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (21.63%) Business Continuity
2 113 (17.10%) ITIL
3 105 (15.89%) High Availability
4 96 (14.52%) DevOps
5 92 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 87 (13.16%) Information Security
7 82 (12.41%) Cybersecurity
8 81 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (11.95%) Service Management
10 74 (11.20%) Change Management
11 64 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 63 (9.53%) Performance Tuning
12 63 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
13 62 (9.38%) Project Management
14 57 (8.62%) Service Delivery
15 52 (7.87%) Mentoring
16 50 (7.56%) Capacity Planning
17 45 (6.81%) Data Protection
18 44 (6.66%) BCP
18 44 (6.66%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (24.96%) SQL
2 86 (13.01%) PowerShell
3 51 (7.72%) T-SQL
4 49 (7.41%) Python
5 33 (4.99%) C#
6 17 (2.57%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.12%) C
8 10 (1.51%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.51%) VBScript
9 9 (1.36%) Java
10 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.76%) PHP
11 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.76%) Ruby
12 4 (0.61%) C++
13 3 (0.45%) Lisp
13 3 (0.45%) Perl
14 2 (0.30%) VB
14 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (12.41%) Degree
2 73 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (6.20%) MCSE
4 40 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 39 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (5.60%) MCSA
7 29 (4.39%) CCNA
8 27 (4.08%) CISSP
9 23 (3.48%) SC Cleared
10 19 (2.87%) CISM
11 16 (2.42%) CISA
11 16 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (2.12%) MCP
13 13 (1.97%) CCNP
13 13 (1.97%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 10 (1.51%) MCITP
16 9 (1.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (10.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (9.53%) SLA
3 38 (5.75%) GDPR
4 24 (3.63%) PCI DSS
5 18 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (2.27%) QA
7 12 (1.82%) COBIT
8 10 (1.51%) ITGC
9 9 (1.36%) ISO 9001
10 8 (1.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (1.21%) HIPAA
11 7 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.91%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.91%) NIST
12 6 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.61%) NCSC
15 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 2 (0.30%) COSO
16 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 230 (34.80%) Active Directory
2 133 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (12.41%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.45%) Docker
4 36 (5.45%) vSphere
5 32 (4.84%) XenApp
6 23 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.76%) oVirt
12 5 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 5 (0.76%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.61%) Firmware
14 3 (0.45%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.45%) NFS
14 3 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 47 (7.11%) Ansible
2 40 (6.05%) SCCM
3 34 (5.14%) WSUS
4 29 (4.39%) Kubernetes
4 29 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (3.93%) Terraform
6 25 (3.78%) Puppet
7 19 (2.87%) Microsoft Clustering
7 19 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (2.27%) vCenter Server
9 14 (2.12%) SCOM
10 12 (1.82%) Nagios
11 11 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (1.66%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.66%) SCVMM
12 10 (1.51%) Data Guard
12 10 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 283 (42.81%) Microsoft
2 190 (28.74%) VMware
3 118 (17.85%) Cisco
4 67 (10.14%) Citrix
5 55 (8.32%) Oracle
6 31 (4.69%) HP
7 26 (3.93%) Dell
7 26 (3.93%) Red Hat
8 22 (3.33%) EMC
9 21 (3.18%) Veeam
10 18 (2.72%) Google
10 18 (2.72%) SolarWinds
11 17 (2.57%) Fortinet
11 17 (2.57%) Sophos
11 17 (2.57%) Symantec
12 16 (2.42%) F5
13 15 (2.27%) NetApp
14 12 (1.82%) Meraki
15 11 (1.66%) SAP
16 10 (1.51%) Palo Alto