Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 242 253
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1,101 2,026 2,335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.39% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.51% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,687 1,912
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £78,875 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +14.12% -5.56%

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 72,835 134,554 162,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.25% 92.22% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,989 105,836 130,616
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.63%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +10 1,028 £55,000 +2.93% 78
UK excluding London +23 695 £50,000 +3.09% 64
London +7 389 £66,750 +11.25% 23
North of England +15 195 £52,500 +9.38% 20
South East +51 187 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Midlands +89 132 £47,500 +18.75% 8
North West +1 100 £55,000 +12.82% 12
West Midlands +89 88 £42,750 +1.79% 6
South West +100 74 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Yorkshire +72 73 £50,812 +1.62% 4
East of England +9 51 £42,500 -15.00% 8
East Midlands +46 43 £50,000 +35.06% 2
Work from Home -10 35 £55,000 -21.43% 5
Scotland +40 33 £45,000 -16.77% 4
Wales -4 23 £37,500 -1.32% 4
North East +14 22 £42,500 +18.06% 4
Northern Ireland +22 1 £50,000 +40.85% 1

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 377 (34.24%) Windows
2 375 (34.06%) Microsoft
3 345 (31.34%) VMware
4 332 (30.15%) Azure
5 317 (28.79%) Active Directory
6 281 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 271 (24.61%) Business Continuity
8 266 (24.16%) SQL
9 252 (22.89%) Finance
10 236 (21.44%) Windows Server
11 222 (20.16%) Linux
12 216 (19.62%) ITIL
13 208 (18.89%) Firewall
14 205 (18.62%) SQL Server
15 192 (17.44%) Office 365
16 181 (16.44%) High Availability
17 170 (15.44%) AWS
18 169 (15.35%) Cisco
18 169 (15.35%) Data Centre
19 167 (15.17%) Problem-Solving
20 162 (14.71%) Hyper-V
21 161 (14.62%) DNS
22 159 (14.44%) PowerShell
23 156 (14.17%) WAN
24 152 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
25 151 (13.71%) LAN
26 147 (13.35%) Degree
27 144 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 141 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
29 137 (12.44%) Information Security

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 59 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 55 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 33 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (2.63%) IIS
4 29 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.54%) Apache
6 22 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (1.36%) Skype for Business
8 13 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.36%) Confluence
9 4 (0.36%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.27%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) SAS
11 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.091%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 63 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.64%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.27%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.45%) assyst
3 5 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.36%) FastStats
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.36%) Unica
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.091%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.091%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 332 (30.15%) Azure
2 192 (17.44%) Office 365
3 170 (15.44%) AWS
4 79 (7.18%) PaaS
5 77 (6.99%) IaaS
6 52 (4.72%) SaaS
7 41 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (3.18%) GCP
9 32 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (2.18%) Serverless
12 21 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (1.63%) Amazon S3
14 15 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (1.27%) Power Platform
16 13 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 11 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (1.00%) OneDrive
18 10 (0.91%) CloudFront
18 10 (0.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 208 (18.89%) Firewall
2 161 (14.62%) DNS
3 156 (14.17%) WAN
4 151 (13.71%) LAN
5 131 (11.90%) SAN
6 124 (11.26%) DHCP
7 92 (8.36%) VPN
8 86 (7.81%) TCP/IP
9 79 (7.18%) Wireless
10 61 (5.54%) Network Security
11 54 (4.90%) VLAN
12 50 (4.54%) VoIP
13 40 (3.63%) NAS
14 29 (2.63%) MPLS
15 27 (2.45%) Internet
16 26 (2.36%) BGP
17 25 (2.27%) OSPF
17 25 (2.27%) Skype
18 23 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
19 21 (1.91%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (3.91%) DB2
4 36 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 34 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 26 (2.36%) MySQL
7 26 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.91%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.73%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.63%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.45%) Big Data
13 16 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (1.27%) Power BI
15 13 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.45%) JIRA
2 27 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 20 (1.82%) Bitbucket
3 20 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.27%) GitLab
6 9 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.73%) Artifactory
8 7 (0.64%) Maven
8 7 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.45%) Subversion
10 3 (0.27%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.18%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.18%) JUnit
11 2 (0.18%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.18%) NUnit
11 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 252 (22.89%) Finance
2 45 (4.09%) Retail
3 44 (4.00%) Banking
4 28 (2.54%) Law
5 25 (2.27%) Legal
6 20 (1.82%) Public Sector
7 18 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.73%) Back Office
10 8 (0.73%) Marketing
11 5 (0.45%) Advertising
12 4 (0.36%) Billing
12 4 (0.36%) Police
13 3 (0.27%) Games
13 3 (0.27%) Housing Association
13 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Local Government
14 2 (0.18%) Military
14 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 106 (9.63%) Administrator
3 96 (8.72%) Analyst
4 88 (7.99%) Architect
5 75 (6.81%) DBA
6 71 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 67 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
8 55 (5.00%) IT Engineer
9 46 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
10 44 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 43 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 43 (3.91%) Network Engineer
12 39 (3.54%) IT Support
13 38 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
13 38 (3.45%) Service Manager
13 38 (3.45%) SQL DBA
14 37 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 36 (3.27%) Support Engineer
16 35 (3.18%) Server Engineer
17 34 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (5.72%) .NET
2 31 (2.82%) XML
3 19 (1.73%) LDAP
4 18 (1.63%) Web Services
5 17 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 14 (1.27%) J2EE
7 12 (1.09%) REST
8 11 (1.00%) Middleware
9 10 (0.91%) Node.js
10 9 (0.82%) 802.1X
10 9 (0.82%) Flash
10 9 (0.82%) Kafka
11 8 (0.73%) ADO
11 8 (0.73%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.73%) PySpark
11 8 (0.73%) SOAP
12 7 (0.64%) OAuth
12 7 (0.64%) React
13 6 (0.54%) HTML
13 6 (0.54%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 169 (15.35%) Data Centre
2 152 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 53 (4.81%) Public Cloud
5 52 (4.72%) Replication
6 51 (4.63%) Clustering
7 49 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (2.27%) AS400
8 25 (2.27%) iSeries
9 23 (2.09%) Reinsurance
10 21 (1.91%) CMDB
11 19 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (1.73%) PKI
11 19 (1.73%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (1.54%) Driving Licence
14 13 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 377 (34.24%) Windows
2 236 (21.44%) Windows Server
3 222 (20.16%) Linux
4 103 (9.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 92 (8.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (7.63%) Unix
7 74 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (3.91%) Windows 10
9 41 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (3.09%) Ubuntu
11 32 (2.91%) Windows 7
12 31 (2.82%) Windows Server 2019
13 26 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (2.27%) CentOS
15 19 (1.73%) Solaris
16 18 (1.63%) AIX
17 16 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.82%) SUSE
19 6 (0.54%) Android
20 5 (0.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (24.61%) Business Continuity
2 216 (19.62%) ITIL
3 181 (16.44%) High Availability
4 167 (15.17%) Problem-Solving
5 144 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 137 (12.44%) Information Security
7 130 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
8 126 (11.44%) Migration
9 125 (11.35%) DevOps
10 124 (11.26%) Service Management
11 112 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
12 109 (9.90%) Service Delivery
13 97 (8.81%) Computer Science
14 92 (8.36%) Change Management
14 92 (8.36%) Performance Tuning
15 90 (8.17%) Project Management
16 84 (7.63%) Mentoring
17 81 (7.36%) Incident Management
18 76 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
19 62 (5.63%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 266 (24.16%) SQL
2 159 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 98 (8.90%) Python
4 43 (3.91%) T-SQL
5 37 (3.36%) Java
6 34 (3.09%) Bash Shell
6 34 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 24 (2.18%) C#
8 23 (2.09%) PHP
8 23 (2.09%) RPG
9 19 (1.73%) C
10 15 (1.36%) C++
10 15 (1.36%) Ruby
11 14 (1.27%) VBScript
12 11 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.91%) JavaScript
13 10 (0.91%) Scala
14 8 (0.73%) Perl
15 4 (0.36%) Korn
15 4 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 147 (13.35%) Degree
2 141 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (10.63%) MCSE
4 82 (7.45%) MCSA
5 76 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 51 (4.63%) Security Cleared
8 49 (4.45%) CCNA
9 34 (3.09%) DV Cleared
10 30 (2.72%) TOGAF Certification
11 26 (2.36%) CISSP
12 25 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (2.09%) CCNP
15 17 (1.54%) AWS Certification
16 16 (1.45%) CISM
16 16 (1.45%) MCP
17 13 (1.18%) CEH
18 11 (1.00%) CCIE
19 9 (0.82%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (5.18%) SLA
3 36 (3.27%) GDPR
4 33 (3.00%) QA
5 21 (1.91%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.27%) ISO 22301
7 13 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (1.00%) NCSC
8 11 (1.00%) NIST
9 9 (0.82%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.64%) COBIT
11 5 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.36%) BS25999
13 2 (0.18%) FINRA
13 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.18%) PMO
14 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.091%) NEBOSH
14 1 (0.091%) NIST 800
System Software
1 317 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 281 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 60 (5.45%) vSphere
5 55 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 43 (3.91%) Docker
7 40 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.82%) XenApp
9 11 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.82%) NFS
10 9 (0.82%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.73%) VMware NSX
12 7 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.64%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.64%) Xen
13 6 (0.54%) Firmware
13 6 (0.54%) PowerHA
14 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 83 (7.54%) SCCM
2 75 (6.81%) Ansible
3 63 (5.72%) Terraform
4 53 (4.81%) Puppet
5 51 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (4.63%) SCOM
6 46 (4.18%) Kubernetes
7 37 (3.36%) SCVMM
8 29 (2.63%) NetBackup
8 29 (2.63%) WSUS
9 27 (2.45%) EMC NetWorker
10 13 (1.18%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (0.91%) Rundeck
12 10 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 9 (0.82%) vCenter Server
14 8 (0.73%) BMC PATROL
14 8 (0.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 375 (34.06%) Microsoft
2 345 (31.34%) VMware
3 169 (15.35%) Cisco
4 112 (10.17%) Citrix
5 82 (7.45%) Oracle
6 71 (6.45%) HP
7 60 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 51 (4.63%) EMC
9 40 (3.63%) Symantec
10 39 (3.54%) Veeam
11 31 (2.82%) Dell
12 28 (2.54%) IBM
13 27 (2.45%) Juniper
14 26 (2.36%) NetApp
14 26 (2.36%) ServiceNow
15 24 (2.18%) Google
16 20 (1.82%) SonicWALL
17 17 (1.54%) 3PAR
18 16 (1.45%) F5
18 16 (1.45%) Palo Alto