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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 311 300 254
Rank change year-on-year -11 -46 +1
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 2,042 950 1,203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.03% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.11% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 764 937
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,567 £35,525
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £71,563 £65,438 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%

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 155,892 85,794 86,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.03% 93.40% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 81,873 63,741 69,405
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,618 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +8 1,832 £55,000 +4.76% 197
UK excluding London +15 982 £47,500 +5.56% 149
London +3 886 £67,500 +12.50% 66
Work from Home +4 736 £60,000 +11.11% 75
North of England +18 322 £47,500 +11.76% 43
South East +29 267 £45,000 -14.29% 29
Midlands -2 196 £52,500 +31.25% 30
Yorkshire +7 148 £52,250 +22.94% 15
North West -9 138 £45,000 +4.65% 19
West Midlands -1 125 £52,500 +23.53% 17
South West -19 75 £45,000 -4.26% 10
East Midlands -14 71 £50,500 +26.25% 13
East of England -59 65 £57,500 +21.05% 15
Scotland -51 53 £52,500 +16.67% 11
North East +8 37 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Wales -36 10 £52,500 +29.63% 10
Northern Ireland -21 1 £47,500 -7.32% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 1,031 (50.49%) Azure
2 846 (41.43%) AWS
3 815 (39.91%) Microsoft
4 668 (32.71%) Finance
5 662 (32.42%) Windows
6 644 (31.54%) Agile
7 591 (28.94%) High Availability
8 555 (27.18%) SQL
8 555 (27.18%) DevOps
9 552 (27.03%) Business Continuity
10 547 (26.79%) CI/CD
11 542 (26.54%) Kubernetes
12 537 (26.30%) Social Skills
13 526 (25.76%) Python
14 494 (24.19%) SQL Server
15 465 (22.77%) Linux
16 463 (22.67%) Docker
17 459 (22.48%) Git (software)
18 432 (21.16%) Windows Server
19 407 (19.93%) Firewall
20 389 (19.05%) Test Automation
21 379 (18.56%) Active Directory
22 378 (18.51%) PowerShell
22 378 (18.51%) Terraform
23 372 (18.22%) Microservices
24 371 (18.17%) Internet
25 370 (18.12%) JavaScript
25 370 (18.12%) Microsoft 365
26 367 (17.97%) Java
27 362 (17.73%) Coaching

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
1 218 (10.68%) Apache Spark
2 183 (8.96%) IIS
3 131 (6.42%) JBoss
4 111 (5.44%) Tomcat
5 84 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 71 (3.48%) MS Exchange
7 65 (3.18%) Confluence
8 42 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
9 35 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.93%) CMS
11 16 (0.78%) Apache
12 13 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
16 5 (0.24%) Skype for Business
17 4 (0.20%) OpenWhisk
17 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
18 3 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 70 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.098%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.098%) FileZilla
5 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (0.93%) Sentinel
3 8 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.29%) Magento
5 6 (0.29%) Odoo
6 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.098%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.098%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.049%) Cloudability
9 1 (0.049%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.049%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.049%) SAP CAR
9 1 (0.049%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.049%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1,031 (50.49%) Azure
2 846 (41.43%) AWS
3 370 (18.12%) Microsoft 365
4 347 (16.99%) Serverless
5 324 (15.87%) AWS Lambda
6 298 (14.59%) Cloud Functions
7 293 (14.35%) OpenShift
8 233 (11.41%) GCP
9 209 (10.24%) PaaS
10 192 (9.40%) IaaS
11 174 (8.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 159 (7.79%) SaaS
13 129 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 104 (5.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 101 (4.95%) AWS CodePipeline
16 96 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
17 95 (4.65%) Azure Stack
18 80 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
19 65 (3.18%) GitHub
20 54 (2.64%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 407 (19.93%) Firewall
2 371 (18.17%) Internet
3 212 (10.38%) DNS
4 201 (9.84%) WAN
5 184 (9.01%) LAN
6 147 (7.20%) VPN
7 143 (7.00%) DHCP
8 128 (6.27%) Network Security
9 118 (5.78%) SAN
10 72 (3.53%) Wireless
11 56 (2.74%) TCP/IP
12 52 (2.55%) SNMP
13 48 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
14 45 (2.20%) VLAN
15 43 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
16 40 (1.96%) WLAN
17 38 (1.86%) NAS
17 38 (1.86%) SD-WAN
18 37 (1.81%) SSL
19 30 (1.47%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 283 (13.86%) PostgreSQL
3 282 (13.81%) MySQL
4 246 (12.05%) MongoDB
5 233 (11.41%) NoSQL
6 201 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 195 (9.55%) Flink
8 86 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 70 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 69 (3.38%) Relational Database
12 60 (2.94%) Oracle Database
13 43 (2.11%) Redis
14 38 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
14 38 (1.86%) Big Data
15 33 (1.62%) Power BI
16 30 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
17 25 (1.22%) RDBMS
17 25 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 459 (22.48%) Git (software)
2 328 (16.06%) JIRA
3 302 (14.79%) Subversion
4 244 (11.95%) Jenkins
5 202 (9.89%) Gradle
6 195 (9.55%) Ant
6 195 (9.55%) Maven
7 32 (1.57%) Bitbucket
7 32 (1.57%) GitLab
8 28 (1.37%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 17 (0.83%) Selenium
10 17 (0.83%) webpack
11 15 (0.73%) CircleCI
12 14 (0.69%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.69%) Cypress.io
12 14 (0.69%) RSpec
13 12 (0.59%) JUnit
13 12 (0.59%) Spock
14 10 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 668 (32.71%) Finance
2 537 (26.30%) Social Skills
3 341 (16.70%) Manufacturing
4 186 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (4.06%) Organisational Skills
6 76 (3.72%) Banking
7 69 (3.38%) Legal
8 66 (3.23%) Telecoms
9 62 (3.04%) Retail
10 61 (2.99%) Automotive
11 56 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
12 49 (2.40%) Law
13 47 (2.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 47 (2.30%) Public Sector
14 40 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
15 38 (1.86%) Games
16 34 (1.67%) Marketing
17 30 (1.47%) Financial Institution
17 30 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 255 (12.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 202 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 198 (9.70%) Java Engineer
4 195 (9.55%) Senior Java Engineer
5 168 (8.23%) DBA
6 161 (7.88%) Administrator
7 145 (7.10%) Analyst
8 133 (6.51%) Systems Engineer
9 118 (5.78%) Senior DevOps
9 118 (5.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 98 (4.80%) Architect
11 97 (4.75%) Cloud Engineer
12 86 (4.21%) SQL DBA
13 82 (4.02%) Support Engineer
14 81 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
15 78 (3.82%) IT Manager
16 76 (3.72%) IT Engineer
17 59 (2.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 56 (2.74%) Security Engineer
19 53 (2.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (13.57%) .NET
2 220 (10.77%) HTML
3 213 (10.43%) ASP.NET
4 207 (10.14%) RESTful
5 204 (9.99%) CSS
6 200 (9.79%) JDBC
7 114 (5.58%) Elastic Stack
8 106 (5.19%) Kafka
9 57 (2.79%) ARM Templates
10 50 (2.45%) Middleware
11 44 (2.15%) REST
12 40 (1.96%) Node.js
13 37 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
13 37 (1.81%) Web Services
14 34 (1.67%) XML
15 31 (1.52%) Spring
16 27 (1.32%) JSON
16 27 (1.32%) Vue.js
17 26 (1.27%) Django
17 26 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 325 (15.92%) Linux Command Line
2 304 (14.89%) Life Science
3 221 (10.82%) Algorithms
4 196 (9.60%) Data Structures
5 191 (9.35%) Data Centre
6 160 (7.84%) Management Information System
7 144 (7.05%) Public Cloud
8 89 (4.36%) Replication
9 72 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
10 67 (3.28%) Cloud Native
11 49 (2.40%) Mobile App
12 38 (1.86%) Clustering
13 33 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
14 32 (1.57%) Legacy Systems
15 26 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (1.18%) User Experience
17 20 (0.98%) Hedge funds
18 17 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
18 17 (0.83%) Reinsurance
19 16 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 662 (32.42%) Windows
2 465 (22.77%) Linux
3 432 (21.16%) Windows Server
4 321 (15.72%) Unix
5 92 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (4.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 71 (3.48%) Windows Server 2019
8 54 (2.64%) Windows 10
9 46 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (1.96%) CentOS
12 33 (1.62%) Solaris
13 25 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.93%) SUSE
15 18 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.73%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.69%) Android
18 8 (0.39%) AIX
19 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
20 5 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (31.54%) Agile
2 591 (28.94%) High Availability
3 555 (27.18%) DevOps
4 552 (27.03%) Business Continuity
5 547 (26.79%) CI/CD
6 389 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 372 (18.22%) Microservices
8 362 (17.73%) Coaching
9 353 (17.29%) Mentoring
10 333 (16.31%) Service Design
11 332 (16.26%) Innovative Thinking
12 327 (16.01%) ITIL
13 325 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
14 293 (14.35%) Customer-Centricity
14 293 (14.35%) Strategic Thinking
15 256 (12.54%) Root Cause Analysis
16 240 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 235 (11.51%) Service Delivery
18 230 (11.26%) TDD
19 209 (10.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 555 (27.18%) SQL
2 526 (25.76%) Python
3 378 (18.51%) PowerShell
4 370 (18.12%) JavaScript
5 367 (17.97%) Java
6 266 (13.03%) Ruby
7 256 (12.54%) Shell Script
8 254 (12.44%) Perl
9 231 (11.31%) PHP
10 112 (5.48%) Bash
11 78 (3.82%) C#
12 70 (3.43%) T-SQL
13 32 (1.57%) TypeScript
14 31 (1.52%) C
15 30 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 28 (1.37%) Go
17 24 (1.18%) MATLAB
18 21 (1.03%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.88%) C++
20 17 (0.83%) AWK
Qualifications
1 279 (13.66%) Degree
2 80 (3.92%) CISSP
3 73 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (2.79%) CISM
5 55 (2.69%) MCSE
6 53 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 37 (1.81%) Security Cleared
9 36 (1.76%) AWS Certification
10 33 (1.62%) CISA
11 32 (1.57%) CCNA
12 26 (1.27%) CCNP
13 23 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.98%) CRISC
15 19 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
15 19 (0.93%) MCSA
16 18 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (0.83%) CEH
18 15 (0.73%) PMI Certification
19 14 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 121 (5.93%) SLA
3 80 (3.92%) PCI DSS
4 78 (3.82%) GDPR
5 53 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 37 (1.81%) Data Quality
7 32 (1.57%) NIST
8 29 (1.42%) Accessibility
8 29 (1.42%) QA
9 23 (1.13%) ISO 22301
10 21 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 17 (0.83%) GRC
12 12 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 11 (0.54%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.49%) NCSC
15 9 (0.44%) PMO
16 6 (0.29%) PSD2
16 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 5 (0.24%) GxP
17 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 463 (22.67%) Docker
2 379 (18.56%) Active Directory
3 206 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (6.76%) Hyper-V
5 129 (6.32%) Virtual Machines
6 69 (3.38%) vSphere
7 54 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
9 33 (1.62%) XenApp
10 23 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.69%) BitLocker
12 14 (0.69%) iptables
13 11 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.49%) Firmware
14 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 8 (0.39%) Shibboleth
16 8 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 542 (26.54%) Kubernetes
2 378 (18.51%) Terraform
3 243 (11.90%) Ansible
4 153 (7.49%) Puppet
5 139 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
6 98 (4.80%) SCCM
7 95 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 52 (2.55%) WSUS
9 46 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 41 (2.01%) NetBackup
11 39 (1.91%) Data Guard
12 36 (1.76%) SCOM
13 35 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
14 32 (1.57%) Istio
15 27 (1.32%) Packer
16 26 (1.27%) Prometheus
17 25 (1.22%) vCenter Server
18 23 (1.13%) SCSM
19 22 (1.08%) Grafana
19 22 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 815 (39.91%) Microsoft
2 348 (17.04%) VMware
3 294 (14.40%) Google
4 163 (7.98%) Cisco
5 136 (6.66%) Splunk
6 132 (6.46%) Oracle
7 102 (5.00%) Citrix
8 75 (3.67%) Veeam
9 59 (2.89%) SolarWinds
10 57 (2.79%) HP
11 56 (2.74%) ServiceNow
12 46 (2.25%) Red Hat
13 41 (2.01%) Veritas
14 38 (1.86%) Sun
15 37 (1.81%) NetApp
16 36 (1.76%) New Relic
17 33 (1.62%) IBM
18 29 (1.42%) SAP
19 28 (1.37%) Dell
19 28 (1.37%) Meraki