Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 266 252
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2,231 2,332 2,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.32% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.44% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,806 1,926 2,226
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% -

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 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +19 2,090 £50,000 - 258
UK excluding London +2 1,325 £42,500 -4.49% 186
London +13 878 £57,500 -4.17% 89
North of England +40 487 £42,500 -5.56% 63
South East -6 338 £47,500 +5.56% 41
North West +13 244 £45,000 - 31
Yorkshire +49 217 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Midlands +10 175 £40,000 -7.74% 32
East of England -38 133 £46,500 -2.11% 20
West Midlands +23 109 £40,000 -7.74% 20
Scotland +16 79 £45,000 -5.26% 14
South West -2 78 £42,500 +2.41% 13
East Midlands -9 66 £40,000 -7.54% 12
North East +1 26 £41,750 +24.63% 7
Wales +18 24 £42,500 +9.68% 3
Channel Islands -5 7 £29,500 -9.23%
Northern Ireland -11 5 £20,000 -46.67%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 879 (39.40%) Windows
2 843 (37.79%) Microsoft
3 665 (29.81%) SQL
4 639 (28.64%) VMware
5 631 (28.28%) Active Directory
6 629 (28.19%) SQL Server
7 608 (27.25%) Finance
8 600 (26.89%) ITIL
9 538 (24.11%) Windows Server
10 536 (24.03%) Business Continuity
11 474 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 466 (20.89%) Linux
12 466 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 405 (18.15%) Firewall
14 386 (17.30%) High Availability
15 343 (15.37%) Data Centre
16 342 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
17 325 (14.57%) Degree
18 324 (14.52%) Cisco
19 306 (13.72%) Office 365
20 304 (13.63%) SAN
21 297 (13.31%) DNS
22 286 (12.82%) Oracle
23 278 (12.46%) MS Exchange
24 273 (12.24%) Project Management
24 273 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
25 272 (12.19%) PowerShell
26 265 (11.88%) Management Information System
26 265 (11.88%) Information Security
27 262 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (12.46%) MS Exchange
2 167 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 118 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (5.11%) IIS
5 98 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 79 (3.54%) Skype for Business
7 63 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 57 (2.55%) Apache
9 40 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 39 (1.75%) Confluence
11 38 (1.70%) JBoss
12 36 (1.61%) OpenStack
13 26 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (0.90%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.90%) Tomcat
16 18 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
16 18 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
18 15 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 119 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.090%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.045%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.045%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.045%) Maya
8 1 (0.045%) Revit
8 1 (0.045%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 22 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.76%) Documaker
4 14 (0.63%) Elite 3E
5 10 (0.45%) Workfront
6 9 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
7 7 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
8 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.27%) SAP MDG
8 6 (0.27%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.27%) SAP SRM
9 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.18%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 474 (21.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 342 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
3 306 (13.72%) Office 365
4 121 (5.42%) IaaS
5 81 (3.63%) PaaS
6 78 (3.50%) SaaS
7 67 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (1.93%) GitHub
9 28 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (1.03%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
13 15 (0.67%) Mimecast
14 14 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (0.63%) Serverless
15 13 (0.58%) OneDrive
16 11 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 405 (18.15%) Firewall
2 304 (13.63%) SAN
3 297 (13.31%) DNS
4 253 (11.34%) WAN
5 238 (10.67%) LAN
6 205 (9.19%) VPN
7 197 (8.83%) DHCP
7 197 (8.83%) TCP/IP
8 112 (5.02%) Network Security
9 101 (4.53%) VoIP
10 97 (4.35%) NAS
11 96 (4.30%) Internet
12 76 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
13 72 (3.23%) SSL
14 63 (2.82%) Wireless
15 58 (2.60%) Skype
16 53 (2.38%) IPsec
17 51 (2.29%) VLAN
18 46 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
19 40 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 155 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 133 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 129 (5.78%) Oracle Database
5 102 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 98 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (3.99%) MySQL
8 82 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 78 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
11 67 (3.00%) RDBMS
12 63 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 55 (2.47%) MongoDB
14 50 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 44 (1.97%) Big Data
16 36 (1.61%) Hadoop
17 34 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
19 32 (1.43%) NoSQL
19 32 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 81 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 76 (3.41%) JIRA
3 61 (2.73%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 21 (0.94%) Gerrit
6 21 (0.94%) Subversion
7 18 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (0.72%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.40%) Maven
12 8 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.31%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.27%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.22%) Buildbot
15 5 (0.22%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.18%) Ant
16 4 (0.18%) MSI
16 4 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 608 (27.25%) Finance
2 97 (4.35%) Retail
3 91 (4.08%) Banking
4 89 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 80 (3.59%) Legal
6 52 (2.33%) Advertising
7 42 (1.88%) Games
8 32 (1.43%) Marketing
9 28 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.12%) Law
11 21 (0.94%) Front Office
12 19 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.76%) Publishing
14 16 (0.72%) Back Office
15 14 (0.63%) Billing
16 11 (0.49%) German Language
17 7 (0.31%) French Language
17 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 332 (14.88%) DBA
2 279 (12.51%) Administrator
3 254 (11.39%) Analyst
4 199 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 191 (8.56%) SQL DBA
6 156 (6.99%) IT Manager
7 110 (4.93%) Support Engineer
8 104 (4.66%) Developer
9 100 (4.48%) Architect
10 96 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
11 92 (4.12%) Support Analyst
12 87 (3.90%) Senior DBA
13 83 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
14 74 (3.32%) Applications Support
14 74 (3.32%) SQL Server DBA
15 73 (3.27%) Oracle DBA
16 70 (3.14%) Consultant
17 68 (3.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 68 (3.05%) IT Engineer
18 66 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (6.14%) .NET
2 119 (5.33%) Web Services
3 68 (3.05%) Middleware
4 40 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 40 (1.79%) XML
5 37 (1.66%) LAMP
6 35 (1.57%) HTML
7 30 (1.34%) SOAP
8 29 (1.30%) LDAP
9 28 (1.26%) CSS
10 27 (1.21%) ASP.NET
11 20 (0.90%) Ajax
11 20 (0.90%) Node.js
12 19 (0.85%) RESTful
13 17 (0.76%) Kafka
13 17 (0.76%) YAML
14 16 (0.72%) JSON
15 14 (0.63%) .NET Core
15 14 (0.63%) J2EE
16 13 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 343 (15.37%) Data Centre
2 265 (11.88%) Management Information System
3 230 (10.31%) Replication
4 209 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
5 181 (8.11%) Clustering
6 132 (5.92%) Computer Science
7 87 (3.90%) Public Cloud
8 82 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
9 44 (1.97%) Private Cloud
10 43 (1.93%) Fintech
11 42 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 40 (1.79%) Driving Licence
13 36 (1.61%) Client/Server
13 36 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 25 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
16 24 (1.08%) User Experience
17 22 (0.99%) iSeries
18 21 (0.94%) Mobile App
19 20 (0.90%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 879 (39.40%) Windows
2 538 (24.11%) Windows Server
3 466 (20.89%) Linux
4 230 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 173 (7.75%) Unix
7 121 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 94 (4.21%) Windows 10
9 75 (3.36%) Windows 7
10 69 (3.09%) Android
11 56 (2.51%) CentOS
12 48 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (2.02%) Solaris
14 33 (1.48%) Ubuntu
15 26 (1.17%) Apple iOS
16 24 (1.08%) AIX
17 22 (0.99%) HPUX
17 22 (0.99%) Windows XP
18 18 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
19 17 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (26.89%) ITIL
2 536 (24.03%) Business Continuity
3 386 (17.30%) High Availability
4 273 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
4 273 (12.24%) Project Management
5 265 (11.88%) Information Security
6 262 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 241 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
8 223 (10.00%) DevOps
9 212 (9.50%) Migration
10 207 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
11 186 (8.34%) Change Management
12 180 (8.07%) Capacity Planning
13 175 (7.84%) Service Management
14 173 (7.75%) Incident Management
15 168 (7.53%) Problem Management
16 150 (6.72%) Service Delivery
17 149 (6.68%) Configuration Management
17 149 (6.68%) Risk Management
18 139 (6.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 665 (29.81%) SQL
2 272 (12.19%) PowerShell
3 159 (7.13%) T-SQL
4 148 (6.63%) Python
5 121 (5.42%) Bash Shell
6 109 (4.89%) Java
7 90 (4.03%) JavaScript
8 86 (3.85%) C#
9 69 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 65 (2.91%) Perl
11 54 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 48 (2.15%) Ruby
13 44 (1.97%) PHP
14 31 (1.39%) VBA
15 23 (1.03%) VB
16 20 (0.90%) C++
17 17 (0.76%) VBScript
18 12 (0.54%) C
18 12 (0.54%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 325 (14.57%) Degree
2 210 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 128 (5.74%) MCSE
4 98 (4.39%) MCSA
5 94 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 92 (4.12%) CISSP
7 79 (3.54%) CCNA
8 54 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 50 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 48 (2.15%) CISM
11 45 (2.02%) Security Cleared
12 44 (1.97%) MCP
13 37 (1.66%) CCNP
13 37 (1.66%) CISA
14 33 (1.48%) SC Cleared
15 32 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
17 22 (0.99%) OCP
18 21 (0.94%) CEH
18 21 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (9.37%) SLA
2 174 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 139 (6.23%) GDPR
4 87 (3.90%) PCI DSS
5 84 (3.77%) QA
6 51 (2.29%) COBIT
7 24 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.85%) ISO 22301
9 13 (0.58%) PMO
10 12 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.45%) GCP
12 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.090%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.045%) ISAE 3402
15 1 (0.045%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 631 (28.28%) Active Directory
2 466 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 96 (4.30%) Docker
5 83 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
6 73 (3.27%) vSphere
7 66 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
8 49 (2.20%) XenApp
9 44 (1.97%) Firmware
10 32 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
11 29 (1.30%) Samba
12 27 (1.21%) NFS
12 27 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
13 25 (1.12%) VMware NSX
14 23 (1.03%) KVM
15 21 (0.94%) iptables
16 19 (0.85%) XenDesktop
17 18 (0.81%) Terminal Services
18 17 (0.76%) VirtualBox
19 14 (0.63%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 124 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 114 (5.11%) SCCM
3 110 (4.93%) Ansible
4 109 (4.89%) Puppet
5 60 (2.69%) Failover Clustering
6 48 (2.15%) SCOM
7 45 (2.02%) Kubernetes
8 39 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 37 (1.66%) vCenter Server
10 35 (1.57%) Nagios
11 27 (1.21%) Backup Exec
12 25 (1.12%) AirWatch
12 25 (1.12%) NetBackup
12 25 (1.12%) WSUS
13 24 (1.08%) Data Guard
13 24 (1.08%) Terraform
14 22 (0.99%) vRealize
15 20 (0.90%) Sysdig
16 18 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
17 17 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 843 (37.79%) Microsoft
2 639 (28.64%) VMware
3 324 (14.52%) Cisco
4 286 (12.82%) Oracle
5 195 (8.74%) Citrix
6 157 (7.04%) HP
7 144 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 126 (5.65%) Veeam
9 81 (3.63%) EMC
10 75 (3.36%) Dell
11 71 (3.18%) Google
12 67 (3.00%) CheckPoint
13 65 (2.91%) CommVault
14 62 (2.78%) IBM
15 60 (2.69%) SolarWinds
16 53 (2.38%) ServiceNow
17 50 (2.24%) Symantec
18 48 (2.15%) Intel
19 47 (2.11%) Avaya
20 45 (2.02%) NetApp