Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 248 230
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2413 2630 3209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.41% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.57% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2003 2228 2577
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +2.20% +1.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +5.52%

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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -11 2254 £50,000 +5.26% 145
UK excluding London -3 1432 £42,500 - 100
London -11 944 £59,000 +7.27% 52
North of England +4 419 £44,750 +11.88% 25
South East -6 391 £42,500 -5.56% 28
East of England +63 246 £45,000 - 20
Yorkshire +25 222 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North West -13 185 £45,000 +8.43% 13
Midlands -64 161 £40,000 -5.88% 12
West Midlands -23 115 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South West -21 101 £42,500 +22.44% 7
Scotland -26 56 £40,000 -0.62% 7
East Midlands -53 45 £45,000 +4.65% 9
Wales -2 35 £40,000 +3.90%
Northern Ireland -21 24 £41,250 -6.25% 1
North East -3 12 £80,000 +113.33% 2
Channel Islands +2 6 £32,500 -15.03%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 908 (37.63%) Windows
2 835 (34.60%) Microsoft
3 727 (30.13%) VMware
4 691 (28.64%) SQL
5 688 (28.51%) SQL Server
6 677 (28.06%) Active Directory
7 623 (25.82%) ITIL
8 587 (24.33%) Finance
9 559 (23.17%) Linux
10 545 (22.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 525 (21.76%) Business Continuity
12 524 (21.72%) Windows Server
13 499 (20.68%) Firewall
14 409 (16.95%) Cisco
15 398 (16.49%) SAN
16 344 (14.26%) High Availability
17 338 (14.01%) DNS
18 328 (13.59%) MS Exchange
19 322 (13.34%) Data Centre
20 319 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 310 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
22 307 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
22 307 (12.72%) Oracle
23 300 (12.43%) Citrix
24 295 (12.23%) Unix
25 285 (11.81%) Degree
26 272 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
27 271 (11.23%) Office 365
28 259 (10.73%) Hyper-V
28 259 (10.73%) Project 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
1 328 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 144 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 113 (4.68%) IIS
4 109 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 88 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 81 (3.36%) Skype for Business
7 57 (2.36%) Apache
8 45 (1.86%) OpenStack
9 33 (1.37%) CMS
10 28 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 27 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 26 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 22 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.66%) JBoss
16 14 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.54%) SAS
17 13 (0.54%) Tomcat
18 12 (0.50%) CloudStack
Applications
1 122 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.083%) CATIA
7 2 (0.083%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.041%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.33%) Eikon
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.21%) Endur
4 5 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.12%) Epicor Tropos
5 3 (0.12%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.083%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.083%) Magento
6 2 (0.083%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.083%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.083%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.041%) Kondor
7 1 (0.041%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 307 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 272 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
3 271 (11.23%) Office 365
4 100 (4.14%) IaaS
5 63 (2.61%) PaaS
6 49 (2.03%) SaaS
7 31 (1.28%) Mimecast
8 24 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.33%) GitHub
13 8 (0.33%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.29%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 499 (20.68%) Firewall
2 398 (16.49%) SAN
3 338 (14.01%) DNS
4 254 (10.53%) VPN
5 251 (10.40%) LAN
5 251 (10.40%) WAN
6 234 (9.70%) DHCP
7 208 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 157 (6.51%) VoIP
9 133 (5.51%) VLAN
10 121 (5.01%) Network Security
11 86 (3.56%) NAS
12 81 (3.36%) SSL
13 79 (3.27%) Internet
14 76 (3.15%) Wireless
15 72 (2.98%) MPLS
16 59 (2.45%) IPsec
17 54 (2.24%) iSCSI
17 54 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
18 46 (1.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 688 (28.51%) SQL Server
2 250 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 236 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 198 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 151 (6.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 135 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 122 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
8 119 (4.93%) MySQL
9 111 (4.60%) Oracle Database
10 108 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 82 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 75 (3.11%) Relational Database
13 58 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
14 53 (2.20%) NoSQL
15 51 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
16 50 (2.07%) RDBMS
17 40 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
18 34 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
19 33 (1.37%) OLAP
20 32 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (3.19%) Jenkins
2 52 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 36 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 34 (1.41%) JIRA
6 19 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (0.75%) Subversion
7 18 (0.75%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (0.54%) Hudson
11 10 (0.41%) Maven
12 9 (0.37%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.33%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.21%) JUnit
14 5 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.21%) Travis CI
15 4 (0.17%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.17%) Gatling
15 4 (0.17%) HP UFT
General
1 587 (24.33%) Finance
2 162 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 130 (5.39%) Banking
4 106 (4.39%) Legal
5 94 (3.90%) Retail
6 51 (2.11%) Back Office
7 39 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.53%) Marketing
9 36 (1.49%) Advertising
9 36 (1.49%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.45%) Law
11 25 (1.04%) Front Office
12 22 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.79%) Electronics
13 19 (0.79%) Military
14 12 (0.50%) Games
14 12 (0.50%) Publishing
15 11 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.37%) Automotive
16 9 (0.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 337 (13.97%) Administrator
2 320 (13.26%) DBA
3 272 (11.27%) Analyst
4 228 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 218 (9.03%) SQL DBA
6 164 (6.80%) IT Manager
7 131 (5.43%) Consultant
7 131 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 113 (4.68%) Support Analyst
9 95 (3.94%) SQL Server DBA
9 95 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 90 (3.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 88 (3.65%) IT Support
12 76 (3.15%) Architect
13 74 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
14 73 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
15 70 (2.90%) Developer
16 68 (2.82%) Team Leader
17 67 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
18 65 (2.69%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (4.43%) Web Services
2 82 (3.40%) .NET
3 44 (1.82%) Middleware
4 24 (0.99%) HTML
5 23 (0.95%) JSON
6 22 (0.91%) LAMP
7 21 (0.87%) XML
8 17 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 16 (0.66%) CSS
10 14 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (0.50%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.50%) jQuery
12 11 (0.46%) EDI
12 11 (0.46%) Node.js
13 10 (0.41%) HTML5
13 10 (0.41%) SAP Basis
13 10 (0.41%) SOAP
14 9 (0.37%) Ajax
15 8 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 8 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 322 (13.34%) Data Centre
2 217 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 216 (8.95%) Replication
4 201 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 179 (7.42%) Clustering
6 120 (4.97%) Computer Science
7 59 (2.45%) Client/Server
8 54 (2.24%) Private Cloud
9 45 (1.86%) Public Cloud
10 39 (1.62%) Fintech
11 34 (1.41%) User Experience
12 27 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
12 27 (1.12%) NHS
13 24 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
13 24 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.75%) Derivative
15 18 (0.75%) Driving Licence
15 18 (0.75%) Fat Client
15 18 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 908 (37.63%) Windows
2 559 (23.17%) Linux
3 524 (21.72%) Windows Server
4 295 (12.23%) Unix
5 205 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 198 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 141 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 128 (5.30%) Windows 7
9 92 (3.81%) Windows 10
10 70 (2.90%) Solaris
11 64 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 57 (2.36%) CentOS
13 38 (1.57%) AIX
14 32 (1.33%) Ubuntu
14 32 (1.33%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.95%) Mac OS X
15 23 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
15 23 (0.95%) Windows XP
16 18 (0.75%) Debian
17 17 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (25.82%) ITIL
2 525 (21.76%) Business Continuity
3 344 (14.26%) High Availability
4 310 (12.85%) Performance Tuning
5 259 (10.73%) Project Management
6 257 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (10.53%) Information Security
8 221 (9.16%) Change Management
9 217 (8.99%) DevOps
10 201 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 176 (7.29%) Service Management
12 173 (7.17%) Migration
12 173 (7.17%) Service Delivery
13 164 (6.80%) Risk Management
14 155 (6.42%) Data Protection
15 150 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
16 149 (6.17%) Problem Management
17 139 (5.76%) Configuration Management
18 137 (5.68%) Incident Management
19 136 (5.64%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 691 (28.64%) SQL
2 255 (10.57%) PowerShell
3 212 (8.79%) T-SQL
4 161 (6.67%) Python
5 105 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 104 (4.31%) Perl
7 91 (3.77%) Java
8 90 (3.73%) Bash Shell
9 78 (3.23%) Ruby
10 51 (2.11%) C#
11 49 (2.03%) C
11 49 (2.03%) PHP
12 48 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 43 (1.78%) JavaScript
14 36 (1.49%) VBScript
15 27 (1.12%) VBA
16 26 (1.08%) VB
17 21 (0.87%) C++
18 10 (0.41%) RPG
19 8 (0.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 319 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 285 (11.81%) Degree
3 201 (8.33%) MCSE
4 196 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
5 163 (6.76%) CCNA
6 125 (5.18%) MCSA
7 93 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 73 (3.03%) CISSP
9 72 (2.98%) MCP
10 70 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
11 66 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 58 (2.40%) DV Cleared
13 55 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
14 50 (2.07%) CCNP
15 49 (2.03%) SC Cleared
16 47 (1.95%) MCITP
17 36 (1.49%) CISM
17 36 (1.49%) MCTS
18 35 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
19 32 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (9.49%) SLA
2 178 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 95 (3.94%) PCI DSS
4 63 (2.61%) QA
5 48 (1.99%) GDPR
6 46 (1.91%) ISO 9001
7 33 (1.37%) COBIT
8 32 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 25 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.99%) Data Quality
11 16 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 16 (0.66%) PMO
12 14 (0.58%) ISO 22301
13 11 (0.46%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.41%) JSP 440
15 9 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 7 (0.29%) BS25999
17 6 (0.25%) GxP
17 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 677 (28.06%) Active Directory
2 545 (22.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 259 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 173 (7.17%) vSphere
5 122 (5.06%) XenApp
6 111 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
7 98 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
8 80 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
9 64 (2.65%) Docker
10 45 (1.86%) NFS
11 41 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
12 38 (1.57%) XenServer
13 32 (1.33%) XenDesktop
14 27 (1.12%) Firmware
15 20 (0.83%) iptables
15 20 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 18 (0.75%) Xen
17 12 (0.50%) Ceph
17 12 (0.50%) GlusterFS
18 11 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 152 (6.30%) Puppet
2 130 (5.39%) SCCM
3 121 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (4.31%) Ansible
5 78 (3.23%) SCOM
6 67 (2.78%) Nagios
7 49 (2.03%) Terraform
8 47 (1.95%) vCenter Server
9 42 (1.74%) NetBackup
10 41 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
11 40 (1.66%) Kubernetes
12 38 (1.57%) WSUS
13 37 (1.53%) Backup Exec
14 36 (1.49%) EdgeSight
14 36 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
15 28 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
16 27 (1.12%) Tivoli
17 26 (1.08%) Data Guard
18 22 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 21 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 835 (34.60%) Microsoft
2 727 (30.13%) VMware
3 409 (16.95%) Cisco
4 307 (12.72%) Oracle
5 300 (12.43%) Citrix
6 191 (7.92%) Red Hat
7 154 (6.38%) HP
8 109 (4.52%) NetApp
9 91 (3.77%) Veeam
10 81 (3.36%) EMC
11 75 (3.11%) Dell
12 73 (3.03%) Avaya
13 70 (2.90%) IBM
14 53 (2.20%) SAP
15 50 (2.07%) Symantec
16 49 (2.03%) Sybase
17 48 (1.99%) Juniper
18 44 (1.82%) EqualLogic
19 42 (1.74%) SolarWinds
20 41 (1.70%) F5