Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 253 237
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2402 2637 3125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.54% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 2202 2494
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,775 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
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 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +1 2234 £50,000 +7.53% 139
UK excluding London +2 1427 £42,500 - 81
London +1 933 £60,000 +9.09% 62
North of England +8 414 £45,000 +12.50% 32
South East +4 364 £42,500 -5.56% 24
East of England +81 261 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Yorkshire +17 206 £43,000 +7.50% 12
North West +11 202 £45,000 -1.10% 19
Midlands -53 170 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Midlands +3 119 £38,000 -5.00% 2
South West -9 99 £42,500 +25.93% 6
Scotland -30 59 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Midlands -43 50 £45,000 +3.45% 2
Northern Ireland -16 32 £37,500 -25.00%
Wales +4 30 £40,000 -
North East +7 6 £30,750 -29.71% 1
Channel Islands +2 5 £32,500 -10.96%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, 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.

1 923 (38.43%) Windows
2 843 (35.10%) Microsoft
3 727 (30.27%) VMware
4 675 (28.10%) Active Directory
5 671 (27.94%) SQL
6 665 (27.69%) SQL Server
7 644 (26.81%) ITIL
8 564 (23.48%) Finance
9 554 (23.06%) Linux
10 543 (22.61%) Business Continuity
11 536 (22.31%) Windows Server
12 535 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 500 (20.82%) Firewall
14 423 (17.61%) Cisco
15 412 (17.15%) SAN
16 366 (15.24%) High Availability
17 349 (14.53%) MS Exchange
18 327 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
19 323 (13.45%) Oracle
20 321 (13.36%) Performance Tuning
21 315 (13.11%) DNS
22 313 (13.03%) Data Centre
23 298 (12.41%) Unix
24 283 (11.78%) Citrix
25 273 (11.37%) Degree
26 271 (11.28%) VPN
27 264 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
28 262 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
29 261 (10.87%) WAN
30 260 (10.82%) 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
1 349 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 139 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 137 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 109 (4.54%) IIS
5 103 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 73 (3.04%) Skype for Business
7 57 (2.37%) Apache
8 47 (1.96%) OpenStack
9 32 (1.33%) CMS
10 31 (1.29%) WebLogic
11 30 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 25 (1.04%) JBoss
12 25 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (0.71%) CloudStack
15 16 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (0.54%) Confluence
16 13 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 123 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.083%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.042%) CATIA
8 1 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.042%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.33%) Eikon
2 8 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.21%) Endur
5 4 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.12%) Epicor Tropos
6 3 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.083%) Magento
7 2 (0.083%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.083%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.083%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.042%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 264 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 262 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 248 (10.32%) Office 365
4 96 (4.00%) IaaS
5 57 (2.37%) SaaS
6 53 (2.21%) PaaS
7 32 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (0.96%) Mimecast
10 16 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.46%) G Suite
13 10 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.29%) OneDrive
16 6 (0.25%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.21%) GitHub
17 5 (0.21%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 500 (20.82%) Firewall
2 412 (17.15%) SAN
3 315 (13.11%) DNS
4 271 (11.28%) VPN
5 261 (10.87%) WAN
6 253 (10.53%) LAN
7 210 (8.74%) DHCP
8 202 (8.41%) TCP/IP
9 180 (7.49%) VoIP
10 129 (5.37%) Network Security
11 126 (5.25%) VLAN
12 84 (3.50%) SSL
12 84 (3.50%) Wireless
13 80 (3.33%) Internet
13 80 (3.33%) NAS
14 64 (2.66%) MPLS
15 62 (2.58%) IPsec
16 55 (2.29%) iSCSI
17 52 (2.16%) OSPF
18 51 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 665 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 246 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 236 (9.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 206 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 155 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 133 (5.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 130 (5.41%) MySQL
8 117 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
9 108 (4.50%) Oracle Database
10 107 (4.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 86 (3.58%) Relational Database
12 81 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 60 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 54 (2.25%) NoSQL
15 48 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 42 (1.75%) Hadoop
17 41 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
18 35 (1.46%) MongoDB
19 32 (1.33%) OLTP
20 31 (1.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 83 (3.46%) Jenkins
2 59 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 47 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 42 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (1.25%) JIRA
6 21 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 20 (0.83%) Subversion
8 19 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (0.50%) Hudson
10 12 (0.50%) Maven
11 9 (0.37%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.33%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.25%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.21%) HP UFT
15 5 (0.21%) JUnit
15 5 (0.21%) Travis CI
16 4 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 564 (23.48%) Finance
2 158 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 127 (5.29%) Banking
4 104 (4.33%) Legal
5 93 (3.87%) Retail
6 46 (1.92%) Back Office
7 44 (1.83%) Marketing
8 36 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.33%) Law
11 26 (1.08%) Advertising
12 21 (0.87%) Front Office
13 19 (0.79%) Military
14 17 (0.71%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.62%) Electronics
16 13 (0.54%) Games
17 12 (0.50%) Publishing
18 11 (0.46%) Automotive
19 10 (0.42%) Billing
20 8 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 330 (13.74%) Administrator
2 308 (12.82%) DBA
3 279 (11.62%) Analyst
4 219 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 216 (8.99%) SQL DBA
6 150 (6.24%) IT Manager
7 129 (5.37%) Consultant
8 119 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
9 110 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 102 (4.25%) SQL Server DBA
11 94 (3.91%) Support Engineer
12 91 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 86 (3.58%) Infrastructure Manager
14 77 (3.21%) Developer
15 74 (3.08%) IT Support
16 72 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
16 72 (3.00%) Service Manager
17 70 (2.91%) Architect
18 69 (2.87%) Network Engineer
19 63 (2.62%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (4.29%) Web Services
2 77 (3.21%) .NET
3 47 (1.96%) Middleware
4 26 (1.08%) HTML
5 22 (0.92%) JSON
5 22 (0.92%) XML
6 20 (0.83%) LAMP
7 19 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 18 (0.75%) CSS
9 13 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.54%) Node.js
10 12 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.50%) jQuery
10 12 (0.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 12 (0.50%) SAP Basis
11 11 (0.46%) EDI
12 10 (0.42%) EDIFACT
12 10 (0.42%) HTML5
12 10 (0.42%) SOAP
12 10 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 313 (13.03%) Data Centre
2 209 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 208 (8.66%) Replication
4 199 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
5 189 (7.87%) Clustering
6 114 (4.75%) Computer Science
7 57 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 48 (2.00%) Private Cloud
9 41 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 38 (1.58%) Fintech
11 37 (1.54%) User Experience
12 33 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
13 31 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
14 22 (0.92%) NHS
15 20 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 20 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
16 18 (0.75%) Driving Licence
16 18 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.71%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 923 (38.43%) Windows
2 554 (23.06%) Linux
3 536 (22.31%) Windows Server
4 298 (12.41%) Unix
5 208 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 205 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 159 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 130 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 81 (3.37%) Windows 10
10 71 (2.96%) Solaris
11 57 (2.37%) CentOS
12 55 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (1.46%) AIX
14 33 (1.37%) Windows 8
15 27 (1.12%) Ubuntu
16 24 (1.00%) Windows XP
17 18 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (0.71%) Mac OS X
19 16 (0.67%) Android
19 16 (0.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (26.81%) ITIL
2 543 (22.61%) Business Continuity
3 366 (15.24%) High Availability
4 321 (13.36%) Performance Tuning
5 260 (10.82%) Information Security
6 250 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (10.41%) Project Management
7 228 (9.49%) Change Management
8 227 (9.45%) DevOps
9 193 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
10 189 (7.87%) Service Management
11 182 (7.58%) Service Delivery
12 176 (7.33%) Migration
13 164 (6.83%) Data Protection
14 156 (6.49%) Risk Management
15 153 (6.37%) Capacity Planning
16 146 (6.08%) BCP
17 143 (5.95%) Configuration Management
18 141 (5.87%) Problem Management
19 138 (5.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 671 (27.94%) SQL
2 243 (10.12%) PowerShell
3 210 (8.74%) T-SQL
4 164 (6.83%) Python
5 113 (4.70%) Perl
6 95 (3.96%) Shell Script
7 90 (3.75%) Java
8 81 (3.37%) Ruby
9 78 (3.25%) Bash Shell
10 52 (2.16%) PHP
11 51 (2.12%) C#
12 45 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 43 (1.79%) C
14 38 (1.58%) JavaScript
15 32 (1.33%) VBScript
16 31 (1.29%) VBA
17 29 (1.21%) VB
18 21 (0.87%) C++
19 14 (0.58%) AWK
20 10 (0.42%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 327 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 273 (11.37%) Degree
3 211 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
4 201 (8.37%) MCSE
5 165 (6.87%) CCNA
6 128 (5.33%) MCSA
7 85 (3.54%) Security Cleared
8 81 (3.37%) MCP
9 78 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
10 75 (3.12%) CISSP
11 71 (2.96%) CCNP
12 61 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 56 (2.33%) MCITP
14 51 (2.12%) DV Cleared
15 46 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
15 46 (1.92%) SC Cleared
16 44 (1.83%) MCTS
17 37 (1.54%) CISM
18 33 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
19 31 (1.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (10.45%) SLA
2 164 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 59 (2.46%) QA
5 50 (2.08%) GDPR
6 42 (1.75%) ISO 9001
7 27 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (1.08%) COBIT
9 23 (0.96%) Data Quality
10 22 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 15 (0.62%) PMO
13 14 (0.58%) ISO 22301
14 11 (0.46%) JSP 440
15 9 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 8 (0.33%) BS25999
16 8 (0.33%) GxP
17 6 (0.25%) ISO 14001
18 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 675 (28.10%) Active Directory
2 535 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 260 (10.82%) Hyper-V
4 177 (7.37%) vSphere
5 116 (4.83%) XenApp
6 111 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
7 93 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
8 71 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
9 66 (2.75%) Docker
10 41 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
11 37 (1.54%) NFS
12 36 (1.50%) XenServer
13 33 (1.37%) XenDesktop
14 31 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 28 (1.17%) Firmware
16 23 (0.96%) Xen
17 21 (0.87%) iptables
18 18 (0.75%) GlusterFS
19 15 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 12 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 165 (6.87%) Puppet
2 136 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (4.70%) SCCM
4 102 (4.25%) Ansible
5 80 (3.33%) SCOM
6 66 (2.75%) Nagios
7 49 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 47 (1.96%) Terraform
9 43 (1.79%) WSUS
10 41 (1.71%) vCenter Server
11 36 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
12 35 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
13 34 (1.42%) Backup Exec
13 34 (1.42%) Kubernetes
13 34 (1.42%) Tivoli
14 33 (1.37%) EdgeSight
15 27 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
16 25 (1.04%) Data Guard
17 23 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
18 22 (0.92%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 843 (35.10%) Microsoft
2 727 (30.27%) VMware
3 423 (17.61%) Cisco
4 323 (13.45%) Oracle
5 283 (11.78%) Citrix
6 214 (8.91%) Red Hat
7 163 (6.79%) HP
8 112 (4.66%) NetApp
9 92 (3.83%) Veeam
10 91 (3.79%) EMC
11 75 (3.12%) Dell
12 71 (2.96%) Avaya
13 67 (2.79%) IBM
14 63 (2.62%) Juniper
14 63 (2.62%) Symantec
15 51 (2.12%) Veritas
16 49 (2.04%) Sybase
17 48 (2.00%) CheckPoint
17 48 (2.00%) EqualLogic
17 48 (2.00%) SolarWinds