Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 259 240
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2,115 2,303 2,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.31% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.43% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,630 1,909 2,044
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,625 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -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 139,013 161,247 158,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,707 130,895 130,572
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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 +8 1,984 £50,000 - 283
UK excluding London +23 1,319 £45,000 +5.88% 238
London -9 757 £60,000 +7.14% 74
North of England +51 470 £45,000 +5.88% 86
South East +34 403 £50,000 +16.67% 54
North West +75 274 £45,000 - 45
Yorkshire +14 171 £42,000 +5.00% 37
Midlands -6 137 £42,500 +6.25% 25
East of England -25 114 £43,750 -12.50% 21
South West +11 95 £47,500 +11.76% 23
West Midlands -22 78 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +33 59 £38,750 -8.82% 11
Scotland +13 59 £52,500 +40.00% 17
Wales +26 35 £40,000 -4.48% 11
North East +29 26 £35,000 -55.56% 4
Northern Ireland -37 6 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Channel Islands -4 3 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 908 (42.93%) Windows
1 908 (42.93%) Microsoft
2 645 (30.50%) VMware
3 636 (30.07%) SQL
4 594 (28.09%) Business Continuity
5 535 (25.30%) Finance
6 531 (25.11%) ITIL
7 529 (25.01%) Active Directory
8 495 (23.40%) Windows Server
9 488 (23.07%) SQL Server
10 481 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 466 (22.03%) Linux
12 458 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 435 (20.57%) Cisco
14 398 (18.82%) Firewall
15 369 (17.45%) Information Security
16 338 (15.98%) Office 365
17 297 (14.04%) Management Information System
18 294 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
19 281 (13.29%) High Availability
20 278 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
21 268 (12.67%) Data Centre
22 266 (12.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 265 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
24 264 (12.48%) SAN
25 261 (12.34%) LAN
26 256 (12.10%) Degree
27 254 (12.01%) GDPR
28 249 (11.77%) WAN
29 244 (11.54%) Service Management

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
1 161 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 131 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 110 (5.20%) IIS
4 86 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 67 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 46 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (1.80%) Apache
8 32 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.13%) CMS
10 21 (0.99%) JBoss
10 21 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 21 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 19 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (0.80%) nginx
13 16 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.66%) Confluence
15 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (0.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 119 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 113 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.047%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.047%) Stata
6 1 (0.047%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 32 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.33%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.28%) Salerio
6 4 (0.19%) HFM
6 4 (0.19%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.14%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.095%) iTrent
8 2 (0.095%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.047%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 458 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 338 (15.98%) Office 365
3 265 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (6.38%) IaaS
5 127 (6.00%) SaaS
6 105 (4.96%) PaaS
7 57 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 53 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (1.99%) Azure Active Directory
10 39 (1.84%) Mimecast
11 30 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (0.76%) GitHub
14 16 (0.76%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 8 (0.38%) Akamai
18 7 (0.33%) BPaaS
19 5 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 398 (18.82%) Firewall
2 264 (12.48%) SAN
3 261 (12.34%) LAN
4 249 (11.77%) WAN
5 225 (10.64%) Network Security
6 219 (10.35%) DNS
7 177 (8.37%) TCP/IP
8 156 (7.38%) Wi-Fi
9 154 (7.28%) VPN
10 148 (7.00%) DHCP
11 101 (4.78%) VLAN
12 94 (4.44%) Internet
13 90 (4.26%) VoIP
14 84 (3.97%) Wireless
15 64 (3.03%) NAS
16 48 (2.27%) Skype
17 40 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (1.89%) MPLS
17 40 (1.89%) SSL
18 35 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (23.07%) SQL Server
2 147 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 129 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 66 (3.12%) MySQL
7 62 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 59 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 58 (2.74%) Oracle Database
10 51 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 44 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 38 (1.80%) NoSQL
13 36 (1.70%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.23%) Big Data
14 26 (1.23%) DB2
14 26 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 80 (3.78%) Jenkins
2 65 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 39 (1.84%) JIRA
4 23 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 22 (1.04%) git-flow
6 20 (0.95%) CircleCI
6 20 (0.95%) Travis CI
7 18 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (0.52%) Subversion
10 10 (0.47%) Maven
10 10 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.38%) Selenium
12 8 (0.38%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.33%) Artifactory
13 7 (0.33%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.28%) Hudson
15 5 (0.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 535 (25.30%) Finance
2 182 (8.61%) Legal
3 104 (4.92%) Retail
4 89 (4.21%) Banking
5 84 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.98%) Marketing
7 38 (1.80%) Law
8 29 (1.37%) Billing
9 26 (1.23%) French Language
10 25 (1.18%) Games
10 25 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.09%) German Language
11 23 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.95%) Back Office
13 14 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.57%) Publishing
14 12 (0.57%) Spanish Language
15 11 (0.52%) Advertising
16 10 (0.47%) Electronics
17 9 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 334 (15.79%) Analyst
2 258 (12.20%) DBA
3 201 (9.50%) Administrator
4 198 (9.36%) SQL DBA
5 180 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 152 (7.19%) Security Analyst
7 146 (6.90%) IT Analyst
8 145 (6.86%) IT Manager
9 139 (6.57%) Architect
10 130 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
11 113 (5.34%) IT Security Analyst
12 105 (4.96%) Senior Security Analyst
13 103 (4.87%) Senior IT Security Analyst
14 84 (3.97%) Network Engineer
14 84 (3.97%) SQL Server DBA
15 83 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 78 (3.69%) Consultant
17 73 (3.45%) Support Engineer
18 72 (3.40%) Support Analyst
19 68 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (4.87%) .NET
2 71 (3.36%) Web Services
3 49 (2.32%) Middleware
4 40 (1.89%) Node.js
5 32 (1.51%) LDAP
6 27 (1.28%) XML
7 23 (1.09%) HTML
8 21 (0.99%) Spring
9 20 (0.95%) Express
10 19 (0.90%) REST
10 19 (0.90%) SOAP
11 15 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 14 (0.66%) .NET Framework
12 14 (0.66%) EDI
13 13 (0.61%) 802.1X
13 13 (0.61%) ASP.NET
13 13 (0.61%) JSON
13 13 (0.61%) Kafka
14 11 (0.52%) Natural Language Processing
15 10 (0.47%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 297 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 278 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
3 268 (12.67%) Data Centre
4 177 (8.37%) Replication
5 150 (7.09%) Clustering
6 100 (4.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 90 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
8 84 (3.97%) Public Cloud
9 59 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 56 (2.65%) User Experience
11 49 (2.32%) Fintech
12 37 (1.75%) Virtual Team
13 32 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
14 31 (1.47%) PKI
15 28 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
16 26 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 24 (1.13%) CESG
18 21 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
18 21 (0.99%) Private Cloud
19 19 (0.90%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 908 (42.93%) Windows
2 495 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 466 (22.03%) Linux
4 191 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 134 (6.34%) Unix
7 102 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 100 (4.73%) Windows 10
9 90 (4.26%) Windows 7
10 64 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (1.89%) CentOS
11 40 (1.89%) Ubuntu
12 35 (1.65%) AIX
13 30 (1.42%) Solaris
14 21 (0.99%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.80%) Android
16 14 (0.66%) Windows 8
17 13 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (0.52%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (28.09%) Business Continuity
2 531 (25.11%) ITIL
3 369 (17.45%) Information Security
4 294 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
5 281 (13.29%) High Availability
6 244 (11.54%) Service Management
7 238 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
7 238 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 231 (10.92%) Data Protection
9 221 (10.45%) DevOps
10 219 (10.35%) Project Management
11 213 (10.07%) Mentoring
12 190 (8.98%) Migration
13 175 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
14 173 (8.18%) Incident Management
15 170 (8.04%) Service Delivery
16 165 (7.80%) Change Management
17 159 (7.52%) IT Strategy
18 139 (6.57%) Vulnerability Management
19 138 (6.52%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 636 (30.07%) SQL
2 230 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 151 (7.14%) Python
4 135 (6.38%) T-SQL
5 94 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 93 (4.40%) Java
7 67 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 51 (2.41%) PHP
9 50 (2.36%) Ruby
10 49 (2.32%) C#
11 43 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 38 (1.80%) Perl
13 37 (1.75%) JavaScript
14 29 (1.37%) VB
14 29 (1.37%) VBScript
15 26 (1.23%) Scala
16 24 (1.13%) C
17 22 (1.04%) C++
17 22 (1.04%) Groovy
18 14 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 256 (12.10%) Degree
2 199 (9.41%) CISSP
3 190 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 134 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
5 126 (5.96%) MCSE
6 120 (5.67%) CREST Certified
7 114 (5.39%) SANS
8 92 (4.35%) CCNA
9 87 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 82 (3.88%) Security Cleared
11 61 (2.88%) CCNP
12 59 (2.79%) MCSA
13 56 (2.65%) SC Cleared
14 51 (2.41%) CISM
15 49 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
16 48 (2.27%) DV Cleared
17 43 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
18 42 (1.99%) CISA
19 28 (1.32%) MCP
20 24 (1.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (12.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 254 (12.01%) GDPR
3 167 (7.90%) PCI DSS
4 149 (7.04%) SLA
5 63 (2.98%) QA
6 42 (1.99%) COBIT
7 38 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
8 29 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (1.28%) PMO
10 24 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 12 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 12 (0.57%) ISO 22301
12 11 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.28%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.19%) FINRA
15 4 (0.19%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.095%) COSO
16 2 (0.095%) Solvency II
17 1 (0.047%) HL7
System Software
1 529 (25.01%) Active Directory
2 481 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 222 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 111 (5.25%) Docker
5 81 (3.83%) vSphere
6 76 (3.59%) XenApp
7 54 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
9 37 (1.75%) Firmware
10 34 (1.61%) XenDesktop
11 30 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
11 30 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
12 26 (1.23%) Terminal Services
13 20 (0.95%) NFS
14 16 (0.76%) GPFS
14 16 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
15 12 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 11 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
17 9 (0.43%) BitLocker
17 9 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 153 (7.23%) SCCM
2 120 (5.67%) Puppet
3 117 (5.53%) Ansible
4 88 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (3.74%) Kubernetes
6 67 (3.17%) Terraform
7 54 (2.55%) SCOM
8 49 (2.32%) Failover Clustering
9 42 (1.99%) WSUS
10 39 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
11 34 (1.61%) Data Guard
12 28 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 25 (1.18%) SCOrch
13 25 (1.18%) vCenter Server
14 21 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
15 20 (0.95%) Rancher
16 19 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
17 18 (0.85%) Nagios
18 16 (0.76%) NetBackup
19 15 (0.71%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 908 (42.93%) Microsoft
2 645 (30.50%) VMware
3 435 (20.57%) Cisco
4 198 (9.36%) Citrix
5 193 (9.13%) Oracle
6 132 (6.24%) HP
7 106 (5.01%) Red Hat
8 100 (4.73%) NetApp
9 79 (3.74%) Dell
10 69 (3.26%) CheckPoint
11 64 (3.03%) IBM
12 59 (2.79%) Google
13 52 (2.46%) EMC
14 50 (2.36%) Juniper
15 46 (2.17%) Veeam
16 45 (2.13%) ServiceNow
17 40 (1.89%) F5
18 38 (1.80%) Nimble Storage
19 37 (1.75%) SolarWinds
20 36 (1.70%) Meraki