Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 304 269 252
Rank change year-on-year -35 -17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 1,439 655 1,785
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.21% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.30% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 540 1,397
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,975 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,816
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,250 £51,240
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.97% +2.48%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,375 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £84,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 120,756 50,358 125,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.33% 92.91% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80,054 42,246 100,493
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021. 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 -34 1,282 £55,000 +4.76% 301
UK excluding London -26 839 £46,500 +3.33% 221
London -45 504 £66,500 +10.83% 100
Work from Home -58 285 £60,000 +15.38% 35
North of England -31 263 £47,500 +3.26% 77
South East -30 240 £48,750 -2.50% 43
Yorkshire -10 153 £47,500 +3.26% 27
Midlands -56 121 £49,000 +22.50% 35
North West -82 91 £42,500 -21.04% 34
South West -34 74 £50,000 +4.71% 19
West Midlands -61 71 £45,000 +12.50% 21
East of England -65 60 £45,500 -12.08% 25
East Midlands -45 48 £52,500 +31.25% 14
Wales -24 47 £42,500 -2.30% 11
Scotland -55 37 £45,000 -2.70% 11
North East -28 19 £34,000 -24.44% 16

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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.

1 578 (40.17%) Windows
2 571 (39.68%) Microsoft
3 493 (34.26%) Azure
4 372 (25.85%) Active Directory
5 367 (25.50%) Windows Server
6 353 (24.53%) Social Skills
7 336 (23.35%) SQL
8 327 (22.72%) Microsoft 365
9 326 (22.65%) DevOps
10 323 (22.45%) Business Continuity
11 320 (22.24%) VMware
12 312 (21.68%) Firewall
13 309 (21.47%) Linux
14 288 (20.01%) AWS
15 286 (19.87%) High Availability
16 266 (18.49%) Finance
17 261 (18.14%) SQL Server
18 249 (17.30%) ITIL
19 237 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 228 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
21 219 (15.22%) DNS
22 214 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
23 211 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 209 (14.52%) Migration
25 200 (13.90%) Cisco
26 194 (13.48%) PowerShell
27 189 (13.13%) Python
28 177 (12.30%) IaaS
29 176 (12.23%) Degree
30 175 (12.16%) DHCP

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 98 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 92 (6.39%) MS Exchange
3 90 (6.25%) IIS
4 40 (2.78%) Apache
5 31 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.18%) Confluence
8 16 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.90%) SAS
12 8 (0.56%) nginx
13 7 (0.49%) JBoss
13 7 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.28%) CMS
15 4 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 96 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.49%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.49%) Siemens NX
5 7 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.069%) Maya
7 1 (0.069%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 12 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.56%) Raiser's Edge
3 7 (0.49%) Teamcenter
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.35%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.35%) Unica
5 4 (0.28%) Cognos Controller
5 4 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite
5 4 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 4 (0.28%) Infor CRM
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.21%) FastStats
6 3 (0.21%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.14%) Findur
7 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.069%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 493 (34.26%) Azure
2 327 (22.72%) Microsoft 365
3 288 (20.01%) AWS
4 177 (12.30%) IaaS
5 155 (10.77%) PaaS
6 131 (9.10%) SaaS
7 81 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 67 (4.66%) GCP
9 53 (3.68%) Power Platform
10 52 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
11 49 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
12 42 (2.92%) Serverless
13 28 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
14 27 (1.88%) GitHub
15 25 (1.74%) Amazon S3
16 23 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
17 20 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 19 (1.32%) Azure Service Bus
19 18 (1.25%) OneDrive
20 16 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 312 (21.68%) Firewall
2 219 (15.22%) DNS
3 175 (12.16%) DHCP
4 161 (11.19%) WAN
5 148 (10.28%) LAN
6 147 (10.22%) VPN
7 112 (7.78%) SAN
8 105 (7.30%) Network Security
9 75 (5.21%) TCP/IP
10 72 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
11 71 (4.93%) VLAN
12 57 (3.96%) Wireless
13 56 (3.89%) Internet
14 49 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
14 49 (3.41%) VoIP
15 42 (2.92%) SSL
16 35 (2.43%) MPLS
17 33 (2.29%) BGP
18 32 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (1.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 107 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 55 (3.82%) MySQL
6 54 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
8 50 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
9 44 (3.06%) Power BI
10 43 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 36 (2.50%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (1.88%) Amazon Aurora
14 26 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.74%) Tableau
16 24 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
17 23 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 22 (1.53%) OLTP
19 19 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 57 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 46 (3.20%) JIRA
3 45 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.97%) JUnit
5 14 (0.97%) Mockito
6 13 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.56%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.28%) eggPlant
10 4 (0.28%) Snyk
10 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
10 4 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.21%) Subversion
11 3 (0.21%) Toad
12 2 (0.14%) Ant
12 2 (0.14%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.14%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.14%) Maven
General
1 353 (24.53%) Social Skills
2 266 (18.49%) Finance
3 151 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (5.49%) Law
5 64 (4.45%) Legal
6 63 (4.38%) Telecoms
7 53 (3.68%) Banking
8 47 (3.27%) Influencing Skills
8 47 (3.27%) Presentation Skills
9 44 (3.06%) Manufacturing
10 41 (2.85%) Organisational Skills
11 27 (1.88%) Marketing
11 27 (1.88%) Retail
12 25 (1.74%) Public Sector
13 24 (1.67%) Advertising
13 24 (1.67%) Back Office
14 20 (1.39%) Games
15 14 (0.97%) Front Office
16 13 (0.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 11 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 180 (12.51%) Analyst
2 158 (10.98%) DBA
2 158 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 123 (8.55%) Administrator
4 97 (6.74%) Architect
5 82 (5.70%) SQL DBA
6 74 (5.14%) IT Engineer
7 71 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 69 (4.79%) IT Manager
9 65 (4.52%) Support Engineer
10 63 (4.38%) Consultant
11 61 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
12 55 (3.82%) Senior DBA
13 54 (3.75%) Support Analyst
14 50 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
14 50 (3.47%) SQL Server DBA
15 48 (3.34%) Azure Engineer
15 48 (3.34%) Network Engineer
16 47 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
16 47 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.27%) .NET
2 35 (2.43%) Kafka
3 32 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
4 31 (2.15%) Web Services
5 30 (2.08%) ARM Templates
5 30 (2.08%) React
6 28 (1.95%) LAMP
6 28 (1.95%) Node.js
7 22 (1.53%) AngularJS
7 22 (1.53%) Middleware
8 20 (1.39%) JSON
9 17 (1.18%) Spring
10 15 (1.04%) SOAP
11 14 (0.97%) Hibernate
11 14 (0.97%) Spring Boot
11 14 (0.97%) WireMock
12 13 (0.90%) CSS
13 11 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 11 (0.76%) REST
13 11 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 161 (11.19%) Management Information System
3 126 (8.76%) Clustering
4 90 (6.25%) Replication
5 58 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (3.20%) Public Cloud
7 45 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 37 (2.57%) Cloud Native
8 37 (2.57%) Driving Licence
9 36 (2.50%) User Experience
10 29 (2.02%) CMDB
11 19 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 19 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
13 15 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (0.97%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
16 12 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 578 (40.17%) Windows
2 367 (25.50%) Windows Server
3 309 (21.47%) Linux
4 116 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (5.77%) Windows Server 2019
6 80 (5.56%) Unix
7 77 (5.35%) Windows 10
8 63 (4.38%) Windows Server 2016
9 55 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (3.47%) CentOS
11 30 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (1.67%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (1.39%) Android
14 20 (1.39%) Debian
15 16 (1.11%) VMS
16 14 (0.97%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.56%) AIX
17 8 (0.56%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.49%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (22.65%) DevOps
2 323 (22.45%) Business Continuity
3 286 (19.87%) High Availability
4 249 (17.30%) ITIL
5 228 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
6 214 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
7 211 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 209 (14.52%) Migration
9 168 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
10 164 (11.40%) Project Management
11 155 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
12 142 (9.87%) Information Security
13 131 (9.10%) Change Management
14 111 (7.71%) Configuration Management
15 109 (7.57%) Project Delivery
16 100 (6.95%) Service Delivery
17 98 (6.81%) Patch Management
18 90 (6.25%) Computer Science
19 89 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
19 89 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 336 (23.35%) SQL
2 194 (13.48%) PowerShell
3 189 (13.13%) Python
4 91 (6.32%) Java
5 88 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 56 (3.89%) PHP
7 52 (3.61%) Ruby
8 51 (3.54%) C#
9 47 (3.27%) Bash Shell
10 38 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 34 (2.36%) Go
12 31 (2.15%) JavaScript
13 21 (1.46%) R
14 17 (1.18%) Perl
15 16 (1.11%) VBScript
16 14 (0.97%) Scala
17 10 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.56%) Groovy
18 8 (0.56%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 176 (12.23%) Degree
2 71 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 39 (2.71%) CCNA
5 39 (2.71%) MCSE
6 37 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 35 (2.43%) SC Cleared
8 33 (2.29%) CCNP
9 28 (1.95%) DBS Check
10 24 (1.67%) CISSP
11 22 (1.53%) MCSA
12 19 (1.32%) RHCE
13 17 (1.18%) MCP
14 16 (1.11%) CCIE
15 15 (1.04%) CEH
15 15 (1.04%) CISA
16 13 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (0.90%) CISMP
17 11 (0.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (10.49%) SLA
2 124 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (5.35%) GDPR
4 59 (4.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 53 (3.68%) PCI DSS
6 52 (3.61%) NIST
7 30 (2.08%) ISO 22301
8 26 (1.81%) PMO
9 24 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 18 (1.25%) QA
10 18 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (1.04%) GRC
12 13 (0.90%) NCSC
12 13 (0.90%) NIST 800
13 12 (0.83%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.69%) Accessibility
15 9 (0.63%) COBIT
15 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.42%) GxP
17 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 372 (25.85%) Active Directory
2 237 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (10.22%) Hyper-V
4 97 (6.74%) Docker
5 62 (4.31%) vSphere
6 52 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (2.36%) XenApp
8 27 (1.88%) KVM
9 24 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (1.18%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.83%) iptables
14 10 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.63%) vCloud
16 8 (0.56%) BitLocker
16 8 (0.56%) Firmware
17 7 (0.49%) DFS Replication
18 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
19 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 106 (7.37%) Kubernetes
2 105 (7.30%) Terraform
3 103 (7.16%) Ansible
4 73 (5.07%) Puppet
5 65 (4.52%) SCCM
6 60 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 54 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
9 30 (2.08%) WSUS
10 28 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
11 24 (1.67%) Grafana
12 22 (1.53%) Nagios
13 19 (1.32%) ZABBIX
14 18 (1.25%) Prometheus
14 18 (1.25%) Rancher
15 16 (1.11%) Backup Exec
16 15 (1.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 15 (1.04%) SCOM
17 13 (0.90%) Icinga
18 12 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 571 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 320 (22.24%) VMware
3 200 (13.90%) Cisco
4 96 (6.67%) Oracle
5 86 (5.98%) Citrix
6 75 (5.21%) Veeam
7 74 (5.14%) Dell
8 59 (4.10%) IBM
9 56 (3.89%) HP
10 47 (3.27%) Red Hat
11 45 (3.13%) Google
12 41 (2.85%) SolarWinds
13 35 (2.43%) Zerto
14 34 (2.36%) Veritas
15 33 (2.29%) SAP
16 31 (2.15%) CommVault
17 30 (2.08%) NetApp
18 28 (1.95%) SonicWALL
19 26 (1.81%) ServiceNow
20 24 (1.67%) Palo Alto