Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 245 258 271
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1,794 2,224 2,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.36% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.48% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,383 1,817 2,017
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £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 125,291 149,786 166,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.07% 91.83% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 99,093 119,110 132,132
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Disaster Recovery in the UK

Disaster Recovery
Top 16 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 21 November 2019. 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 +6 1,656 £52,500 +5.00% 302
UK excluding London -12 1,034 £46,000 +2.22% 235
London +10 680 £62,500 +5.93% 93
North of England -53 282 £45,000 - 67
South East -25 262 £50,500 +9.78% 57
Midlands +106 224 £40,000 - 31
North West -30 174 £50,000 +11.11% 33
East Midlands +73 119 £42,500 +11.84% 16
East of England +48 117 £50,000 +12.61% 29
West Midlands +48 105 £40,000 -4.76% 15
Yorkshire -60 87 £45,000 +9.76% 26
South West 0 83 £50,000 +6.38% 25
Scotland -12 42 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Wales -20 22 £37,500 -6.25% 9
North East +31 21 £32,000 -10.49% 8
Northern Ireland +6 3 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 730 (40.69%) Windows
2 700 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 482 (26.87%) VMware
4 450 (25.08%) SQL
5 442 (24.64%) Active Directory
5 442 (24.64%) Azure
6 441 (24.58%) Linux
7 429 (23.91%) Business Continuity
8 426 (23.75%) Finance
9 411 (22.91%) ITIL
10 388 (21.63%) Windows Server
11 372 (20.74%) SQL Server
12 361 (20.12%) Firewall
13 352 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 345 (19.23%) AWS
15 334 (18.62%) Office 365
16 298 (16.61%) Data Centre
16 298 (16.61%) Cisco
17 297 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
18 276 (15.38%) DNS
19 275 (15.33%) High Availability
20 258 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
21 248 (13.82%) Degree
22 232 (12.93%) Change Management
23 221 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 221 (12.32%) DevOps
24 213 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
25 210 (11.71%) Citrix
26 209 (11.65%) WAN
27 204 (11.37%) PowerShell

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
1 182 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 116 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 72 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (3.29%) IIS
5 45 (2.51%) Skype for Business
6 37 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (0.95%) Apache
8 13 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.67%) SAS
10 11 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.56%) PowerExchange
12 8 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.39%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.33%) Confluence
14 6 (0.33%) nginx
15 5 (0.28%) JBoss
15 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.17%) Abaqus
6 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.056%) HipChat
8 1 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.45%) Loan IQ
3 6 (0.33%) assyst
4 5 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.22%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.17%) SnowdropKCS
6 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.056%) iTrent
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.056%) Primavera
8 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.056%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 442 (24.64%) Azure
2 345 (19.23%) AWS
3 334 (18.62%) Office 365
4 138 (7.69%) SaaS
5 120 (6.69%) IaaS
6 86 (4.79%) PaaS
7 62 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (2.90%) GCP
9 33 (1.84%) Power Platform
10 28 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 26 (1.45%) GitHub
11 26 (1.45%) OneDrive
12 23 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
13 20 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (1.00%) Amazon S3
15 16 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (0.84%) Serverless
17 14 (0.78%) PowerApps
18 11 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
19 9 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 361 (20.12%) Firewall
2 276 (15.38%) DNS
3 209 (11.65%) WAN
4 200 (11.15%) LAN
5 196 (10.93%) DHCP
6 195 (10.87%) SAN
7 147 (8.19%) Network Security
8 114 (6.35%) VPN
9 108 (6.02%) TCP/IP
10 76 (4.24%) Internet
11 75 (4.18%) Wireless
12 62 (3.46%) VLAN
13 53 (2.95%) VoIP
14 50 (2.79%) NAS
15 48 (2.68%) MPLS
16 47 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
17 40 (2.23%) BGP
18 32 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
18 32 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
19 30 (1.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.74%) Relational Database
3 80 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
6 65 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 63 (3.51%) Oracle Database
8 59 (3.29%) MySQL
9 58 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 56 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
12 55 (3.07%) RDBMS
13 53 (2.95%) NoSQL
14 45 (2.51%) MongoDB
15 41 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 40 (2.23%) Big Data
17 38 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
18 32 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (1.67%) OLAP
20 29 (1.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 28 (1.56%) JIRA
3 21 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 18 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.61%) GitLab
8 5 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.28%) ER Studio
8 5 (0.28%) ERwin
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.28%) Subversion
9 4 (0.22%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.17%) Hudson
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.11%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.11%) LINQPad
General
1 426 (23.75%) Finance
2 84 (4.68%) Banking
3 80 (4.46%) Retail
4 68 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.17%) Law
6 36 (2.01%) Legal
7 33 (1.84%) Public Sector
8 28 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.84%) German Language
10 13 (0.72%) Back Office
10 13 (0.72%) Billing
10 13 (0.72%) French Language
11 12 (0.67%) Advertising
12 11 (0.61%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.50%) Marketing
14 7 (0.39%) Automotive
14 7 (0.39%) Local Government
14 7 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 235 (13.10%) DBA
2 207 (11.54%) Administrator
3 167 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 155 (8.64%) Analyst
5 145 (8.08%) Consultant
6 126 (7.02%) SQL DBA
7 99 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 81 (4.52%) Support Engineer
9 79 (4.40%) IT Manager
10 76 (4.24%) Architect
11 65 (3.62%) Network Engineer
11 65 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
12 63 (3.51%) Developer
13 61 (3.40%) IT Engineer
14 57 (3.18%) IT Support
15 54 (3.01%) Security Consultant
16 53 (2.95%) Senior DevOps
17 51 (2.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 48 (2.68%) Oracle DBA
19 46 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (6.35%) .NET
2 103 (5.74%) Web Services
3 43 (2.40%) Middleware
4 36 (2.01%) LDAP
5 33 (1.84%) ASP.NET
6 26 (1.45%) Flash
7 23 (1.28%) Node.js
8 21 (1.17%) HTML
9 20 (1.11%) XML
10 18 (1.00%) Laravel
11 17 (0.95%) Kafka
12 16 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (0.78%) .NET Framework
14 13 (0.72%) CSS
14 13 (0.72%) SOAP
15 11 (0.61%) LAMP
16 9 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
16 9 (0.50%) REST
17 7 (0.39%) Ajax
17 7 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 298 (16.61%) Data Centre
2 213 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (9.81%) Management Information System
4 137 (7.64%) Replication
5 108 (6.02%) Clustering
6 106 (5.91%) Public Cloud
7 92 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
8 47 (2.62%) Private Cloud
9 40 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 36 (2.01%) Driving Licence
11 32 (1.78%) PKI
12 25 (1.39%) User Experience
13 23 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 22 (1.23%) Fat Client
14 22 (1.23%) Thin Client
15 20 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
16 18 (1.00%) AS400
17 17 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 16 (0.89%) CMDB
19 15 (0.84%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 730 (40.69%) Windows
2 441 (24.58%) Linux
3 388 (21.63%) Windows Server
4 147 (8.19%) Unix
5 130 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (6.41%) Windows 10
7 109 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 58 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 32 (1.78%) Solaris
12 23 (1.28%) CentOS
13 19 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.89%) SUSE
15 13 (0.72%) Android
15 13 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.67%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.67%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (23.91%) Business Continuity
2 411 (22.91%) ITIL
3 297 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
4 275 (15.33%) High Availability
5 258 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
6 232 (12.93%) Change Management
7 221 (12.32%) DevOps
7 221 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 189 (10.54%) Service Management
9 183 (10.20%) Project Management
10 164 (9.14%) Performance Tuning
11 161 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
12 153 (8.53%) Information Security
13 151 (8.42%) Data Protection
14 145 (8.08%) Service Delivery
15 139 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 137 (7.64%) Migration
17 123 (6.86%) Incident Management
18 111 (6.19%) Problem Management
19 106 (5.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 450 (25.08%) SQL
2 204 (11.37%) PowerShell
3 114 (6.35%) Python
4 103 (5.74%) Bash Shell
5 99 (5.52%) T-SQL
6 79 (4.40%) C#
7 34 (1.90%) Java
8 32 (1.78%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.67%) PHP
9 30 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 28 (1.56%) Go
11 25 (1.39%) Ruby
12 22 (1.23%) C
13 21 (1.17%) Perl
13 21 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.11%) Korn
15 17 (0.95%) VBA
16 11 (0.61%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.50%) VBScript
18 7 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 248 (13.82%) Degree
2 163 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 142 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (6.13%) CCNA
5 108 (6.02%) MCSE
6 106 (5.91%) Security Cleared
7 99 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 80 (4.46%) CISSP
9 65 (3.62%) CCNP
10 46 (2.56%) SC Cleared
11 44 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
12 43 (2.40%) MCSA
13 41 (2.29%) CISM
14 35 (1.95%) DV Cleared
15 28 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (1.23%) CEH
17 20 (1.11%) AWS Certification
18 19 (1.06%) CCDP
18 19 (1.06%) CCIE
18 19 (1.06%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.86%) SLA
2 95 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (3.96%) GDPR
4 53 (2.95%) QA
5 24 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (1.28%) PCI DSS
7 22 (1.23%) NIST
8 17 (0.95%) PMO
9 16 (0.89%) ISO 22301
10 14 (0.78%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.28%) COBIT
15 5 (0.28%) ISO 31000
15 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 5 (0.28%) NCSC
16 3 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 3 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 442 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 352 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 99 (5.52%) Docker
5 81 (4.52%) XenApp
6 80 (4.46%) vSphere
7 51 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (2.68%) XenDesktop
9 46 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
11 30 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
12 28 (1.56%) Firmware
13 18 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (1.00%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.84%) VMware NSX
15 10 (0.56%) NFS
16 9 (0.50%) etcd
16 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 8 (0.45%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 151 (8.42%) SCCM
2 129 (7.19%) Ansible
3 114 (6.35%) Puppet
4 103 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (4.40%) Kubernetes
6 69 (3.85%) Terraform
7 63 (3.51%) WSUS
8 59 (3.29%) SCOM
9 37 (2.06%) NetBackup
10 28 (1.56%) Data Guard
11 18 (1.00%) Nagios
12 17 (0.95%) SCVMM
13 16 (0.89%) Consul
13 16 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
13 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (0.84%) Foglight
14 15 (0.84%) LiteSpeed
15 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
17 12 (0.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 700 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 482 (26.87%) VMware
3 298 (16.61%) Cisco
4 210 (11.71%) Citrix
5 172 (9.59%) HP
6 155 (8.64%) Oracle
7 116 (6.47%) NetApp
8 90 (5.02%) Dell
9 71 (3.96%) Red Hat
10 64 (3.57%) EMC
11 59 (3.29%) Nimble Storage
12 46 (2.56%) Veeam
13 45 (2.51%) Symantec
13 45 (2.51%) WorldPay
14 39 (2.17%) Meraki
15 38 (2.12%) Mitel
16 37 (2.06%) CheckPoint
16 37 (2.06%) SolarWinds
17 28 (1.56%) Palo Alto
18 27 (1.51%) ServiceNow