Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 246 231
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2,289 2,476 3,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.40% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.57% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,915 2,103 2,535
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,230 £30,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,350 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +8.43%

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 155,871 157,999 183,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.87% 89.53% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125,016 130,615 152,469
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -6 2,154 £50,000 +5.26% 297
UK excluding London -8 1,383 £42,500 - 218
London -4 879 £56,000 - 95
South East 0 398 £42,500 -5.56% 55
North of England -5 384 £42,500 +6.25% 65
East of England +24 219 £47,500 -5.00% 28
Yorkshire +27 212 £41,500 +6.41% 29
Midlands -11 173 £38,000 -7.88% 41
North West -41 159 £45,000 +8.43% 30
West Midlands -8 120 £37,500 -6.25% 32
South West +4 105 £42,500 +11.84% 13
East Midlands -10 51 £42,500 - 9
Scotland -41 45 £37,500 -15.25% 13
Wales -3 29 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Northern Ireland -12 26 £32,500 +1.56%
North East -15 13 £80,000 +128.57% 6
Channel Islands -3 6 £32,500 -10.96%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 817 (35.69%) Windows
2 809 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 662 (28.92%) Active Directory
4 656 (28.66%) VMware
5 638 (27.87%) SQL
6 636 (27.79%) SQL Server
7 561 (24.51%) ITIL
8 537 (23.46%) Finance
9 502 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 492 (21.49%) Linux
11 490 (21.41%) Windows Server
12 479 (20.93%) Firewall
13 474 (20.71%) Business Continuity
14 393 (17.17%) Cisco
15 354 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
16 335 (14.64%) SAN
17 327 (14.29%) DNS
18 304 (13.28%) Degree
19 301 (13.15%) MS Exchange
20 299 (13.06%) High Availability
21 294 (12.84%) Oracle
21 294 (12.84%) Citrix
22 293 (12.80%) Office 365
23 284 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
24 275 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
24 275 (12.01%) Data Centre
25 272 (11.88%) Hyper-V
26 258 (11.27%) Unix
27 248 (10.83%) WAN
28 247 (10.79%) 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
1 301 (13.15%) MS Exchange
2 137 (5.99%) SharePoint
3 99 (4.33%) IIS
4 95 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 83 (3.63%) Skype for Business
6 63 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 62 (2.71%) Apache
8 38 (1.66%) OpenStack
9 30 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 23 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.96%) CMS
13 21 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (0.87%) SAS
15 15 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.61%) Confluence
17 13 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 13 (0.57%) Tomcat
18 12 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 139 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.087%) CATIA
5 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.35%) Eikon
4 7 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.17%) Magento
6 4 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.13%) Endur
7 3 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.13%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.087%) ENOVIA
8 2 (0.087%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 354 (15.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 293 (12.80%) Office 365
3 275 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (3.98%) IaaS
5 64 (2.80%) PaaS
6 46 (2.01%) SaaS
7 35 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (1.31%) Mimecast
8 30 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (0.52%) Google App Engine
14 11 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.44%) CloudFront
15 10 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
16 9 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 479 (20.93%) Firewall
2 335 (14.64%) SAN
3 327 (14.29%) DNS
4 248 (10.83%) WAN
5 243 (10.62%) DHCP
5 243 (10.62%) LAN
5 243 (10.62%) VPN
6 182 (7.95%) TCP/IP
7 135 (5.90%) VoIP
8 111 (4.85%) VLAN
9 108 (4.72%) Network Security
10 95 (4.15%) Wireless
11 93 (4.06%) SSL
12 83 (3.63%) NAS
13 81 (3.54%) Internet
14 63 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
15 61 (2.66%) MPLS
16 60 (2.62%) IPsec
17 47 (2.05%) Unified Communications
18 45 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (27.79%) SQL Server
2 225 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 195 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 148 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 120 (5.24%) Oracle Database
6 114 (4.98%) MySQL
7 107 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
7 107 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 103 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 96 (4.19%) SQL Server 2014
10 83 (3.63%) Relational Database
11 69 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 64 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
13 56 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
14 51 (2.23%) RDBMS
15 49 (2.14%) NoSQL
16 47 (2.05%) Big Data
17 43 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
18 41 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
19 32 (1.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 57 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 44 (1.92%) JIRA
3 34 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 22 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 15 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (0.57%) Hudson
9 10 (0.44%) Subversion
10 9 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.22%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.22%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.17%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.17%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.17%) Maven
13 3 (0.13%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.13%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 537 (23.46%) Finance
2 133 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 124 (5.42%) Banking
4 93 (4.06%) Legal
5 89 (3.89%) Retail
6 46 (2.01%) Back Office
7 43 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 43 (1.88%) Marketing
8 40 (1.75%) Advertising
9 34 (1.49%) Investment Banking
10 33 (1.44%) Law
11 19 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.83%) Front Office
12 18 (0.79%) Electronics
13 16 (0.70%) Military
14 13 (0.57%) Games
15 12 (0.52%) International Banking
16 11 (0.48%) Publishing
17 10 (0.44%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 305 (13.32%) DBA
2 296 (12.93%) Administrator
3 287 (12.54%) Analyst
4 218 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 208 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 156 (6.82%) IT Manager
7 126 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 119 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
9 103 (4.50%) IT Support
10 102 (4.46%) Consultant
10 102 (4.46%) Support Engineer
11 97 (4.24%) Architect
12 78 (3.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 75 (3.28%) IT Engineer
14 74 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
15 70 (3.06%) IT Analyst
16 69 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
17 68 (2.97%) Oracle DBA
17 68 (2.97%) Team Leader
18 64 (2.80%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (5.16%) Web Services
2 100 (4.37%) .NET
3 43 (1.88%) Middleware
4 34 (1.49%) XML
5 31 (1.35%) JSON
6 24 (1.05%) HTML
7 20 (0.87%) CSS
8 17 (0.74%) LAMP
8 17 (0.74%) SOAP
9 16 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
10 15 (0.66%) SAP Basis
11 12 (0.52%) WSDL
12 11 (0.48%) .NET Framework
12 11 (0.48%) HTML5
13 10 (0.44%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.35%) Ajax
14 8 (0.35%) EDI
14 8 (0.35%) Software Packaging
15 7 (0.31%) jQuery
16 6 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 275 (12.01%) Data Centre
2 219 (9.57%) Replication
3 207 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 201 (8.78%) Management Information System
5 146 (6.38%) Clustering
6 113 (4.94%) Computer Science
7 58 (2.53%) Private Cloud
8 48 (2.10%) Fintech
9 44 (1.92%) Public Cloud
10 35 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
12 26 (1.14%) NHS
13 20 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (0.87%) User Experience
14 18 (0.79%) Driving Licence
14 18 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
14 18 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 17 (0.74%) CESG
16 16 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 817 (35.69%) Windows
2 492 (21.49%) Linux
3 490 (21.41%) Windows Server
4 258 (11.27%) Unix
5 202 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 199 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 95 (4.15%) Windows 7
8 94 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 82 (3.58%) Windows 10
10 69 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (2.62%) Solaris
12 58 (2.53%) CentOS
13 45 (1.97%) Ubuntu
14 31 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 29 (1.27%) AIX
16 25 (1.09%) Windows XP
17 24 (1.05%) Debian
17 24 (1.05%) VMS
18 23 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
19 22 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (24.51%) ITIL
2 474 (20.71%) Business Continuity
3 299 (13.06%) High Availability
4 243 (10.62%) Performance Tuning
5 238 (10.40%) Information Security
6 235 (10.27%) Project Management
7 231 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
8 207 (9.04%) Change Management
9 184 (8.04%) Migration
10 178 (7.78%) DevOps
11 172 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
12 169 (7.38%) Service Management
13 164 (7.16%) Incident Management
14 157 (6.86%) Problem Management
15 138 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
16 132 (5.77%) Data Protection
17 131 (5.72%) Service Delivery
18 127 (5.55%) Configuration Management
19 126 (5.50%) BCP
19 126 (5.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 638 (27.87%) SQL
2 247 (10.79%) PowerShell
3 171 (7.47%) T-SQL
4 137 (5.99%) Python
5 98 (4.28%) Shell Script
6 93 (4.06%) Bash Shell
7 84 (3.67%) Java
8 78 (3.41%) Perl
9 50 (2.18%) C#
10 48 (2.10%) JavaScript
11 47 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 46 (2.01%) Ruby
13 43 (1.88%) C
14 27 (1.18%) VBScript
15 24 (1.05%) PHP
16 21 (0.92%) C++
17 20 (0.87%) VB
18 11 (0.48%) VBA
19 10 (0.44%) AWK
20 9 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 304 (13.28%) Degree
2 284 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 186 (8.13%) MCSE
4 181 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
5 144 (6.29%) CCNA
6 102 (4.46%) MCSA
7 93 (4.06%) Security Cleared
8 69 (3.01%) MCP
9 62 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 62 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
10 58 (2.53%) CCNP
10 58 (2.53%) CISSP
11 56 (2.45%) DV Cleared
12 53 (2.32%) SC Cleared
13 50 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 38 (1.66%) CISM
15 32 (1.40%) MCITP
16 30 (1.31%) MCTS
17 24 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (8.04%) SLA
2 152 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 61 (2.66%) GDPR
5 57 (2.49%) QA
6 36 (1.57%) ISO 9001
7 32 (1.40%) COBIT
8 25 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
9 24 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.83%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.66%) ISO 22301
11 15 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 14 (0.61%) PMO
13 11 (0.48%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.44%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.39%) JSP 440
16 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 6 (0.26%) COSO
17 6 (0.26%) SAS 70
18 4 (0.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 662 (28.92%) Active Directory
2 502 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 272 (11.88%) Hyper-V
4 132 (5.77%) vSphere
5 115 (5.02%) XenApp
6 103 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
7 99 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
9 72 (3.15%) Docker
10 38 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
11 36 (1.57%) NFS
12 30 (1.31%) XenServer
13 29 (1.27%) XenDesktop
14 26 (1.14%) Firmware
15 19 (0.83%) Ceph
16 18 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
17 15 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.52%) iptables
19 11 (0.48%) Terminal Services
20 9 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 152 (6.64%) SCCM
2 120 (5.24%) Puppet
3 81 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (3.45%) SCOM
5 78 (3.41%) Ansible
6 60 (2.62%) Nagios
7 47 (2.05%) Kubernetes
8 45 (1.97%) vCenter Server
9 39 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
10 35 (1.53%) Backup Exec
11 31 (1.35%) Terraform
12 29 (1.27%) EdgeSight
12 29 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
12 29 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
13 27 (1.18%) WSUS
14 26 (1.14%) Data Guard
14 26 (1.14%) NetBackup
15 22 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 22 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 15 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 809 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 656 (28.66%) VMware
3 393 (17.17%) Cisco
4 294 (12.84%) Citrix
4 294 (12.84%) Oracle
5 139 (6.07%) HP
5 139 (6.07%) Red Hat
6 104 (4.54%) NetApp
7 80 (3.49%) Veeam
8 76 (3.32%) Avaya
9 70 (3.06%) Dell
10 68 (2.97%) EMC
11 67 (2.93%) IBM
12 58 (2.53%) SAP
13 42 (1.83%) CommVault
14 39 (1.70%) SolarWinds
15 36 (1.57%) Google
16 35 (1.53%) F5
17 34 (1.49%) Palo Alto
17 34 (1.49%) Symantec