Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 210 182
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 +29
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 121 121 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.20% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.33% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 108 91 130
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £26,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £77,500 £63,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,439 9,124 11,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.76% 90.61% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,498 7,563 8,739
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,150 £61,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Disaster Recovery
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Disaster Recovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Disaster Recovery in the West Midlands

Disaster Recovery
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disaster Recovery within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Birmingham +3 58 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Warwickshire +27 17 £31,500 -11.89% 3
Staffordshire +8 13 £47,500 -4.28%
Wolverhampton -7 13 £42,500 +1.32% 2
Coventry +6 8 £42,000 -4.55% 1
Worcestershire +18 5 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Solihull +8 4 £35,250 +0.71% 2
Shropshire +13 1 - - 2
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 63 (52.07%) Business Continuity
2 51 (42.15%) ITIL
3 49 (40.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (38.84%) Microsoft
5 44 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 43 (35.54%) Windows
7 39 (32.23%) VoIP
7 39 (32.23%) WAN
8 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
8 38 (31.40%) Windows Server
9 36 (29.75%) Finance
9 36 (29.75%) VMware
10 35 (28.93%) Firewall
10 35 (28.93%) Project Management
11 34 (28.10%) PRINCE2
12 33 (27.27%) MS Exchange
12 33 (27.27%) LAN
12 33 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (24.79%) IT Strategy
14 27 (22.31%) SAN
15 25 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (19.83%) IPsec
16 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (19.83%) SSL
16 24 (19.83%) COBIT
16 24 (19.83%) Network Design
16 24 (19.83%) VMware ESXi
16 24 (19.83%) Translating Business Requirements
17 22 (18.18%) SQL
18 21 (17.36%) Information Security

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 33 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.57%) Office 365
3 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (32.23%) VoIP
1 39 (32.23%) WAN
2 35 (28.93%) Firewall
3 33 (27.27%) LAN
4 27 (22.31%) SAN
5 24 (19.83%) IPsec
5 24 (19.83%) SSL
6 9 (7.44%) DNS
6 9 (7.44%) PBX
7 6 (4.96%) Internet
8 5 (4.13%) Network Security
8 5 (4.13%) VPN
9 4 (3.31%) DHCP
9 4 (3.31%) DMZ
10 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.48%) Wireless
11 2 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.65%) H.323
11 2 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.65%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.31%) Power BI
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.48%) DTS
7 3 (2.48%) MySQL
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Anywhere
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.83%) QlikView
9 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (29.75%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Billing
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (34.71%) Analyst
2 24 (19.83%) Support Analyst
3 21 (17.36%) DBA
3 21 (17.36%) IT Manager
4 17 (14.05%) Network Analyst
4 17 (14.05%) Network Support
4 17 (14.05%) Network Support Analyst
5 14 (11.57%) SQL DBA
6 11 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (8.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.61%) Administrator
9 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) Web Services
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.79%) Replication
3 7 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) AS400
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) LPAR
5 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.83%) iSeries
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.54%) Windows
2 38 (31.40%) Windows Server
3 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.31%) Linux
5 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.48%) Android
7 2 (1.65%) Unix
8 1 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.83%) OS/400
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.07%) Business Continuity
2 51 (42.15%) ITIL
3 35 (28.93%) Project Management
4 34 (28.10%) PRINCE2
5 30 (24.79%) IT Strategy
6 25 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (19.83%) Network Design
7 24 (19.83%) Translating Business Requirements
8 21 (17.36%) Information Security
8 21 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (10.74%) Change Management
11 11 (9.09%) Data Protection
11 11 (9.09%) Internal Audit
11 11 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 8 (6.61%) High Availability
12 8 (6.61%) ISMS
12 8 (6.61%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.61%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.79%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.48%) C
4 2 (1.65%) Java
4 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.40%) CISM
2 15 (12.40%) CISSP
3 11 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.09%) MCSE
4 10 (8.26%) CCNP
4 10 (8.26%) Degree
5 8 (6.61%) CCDP
6 5 (4.13%) MCDBA
7 4 (3.31%) OCP
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (2.48%) CCNA
8 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.65%) MCITP
9 2 (1.65%) MCSA
9 2 (1.65%) SCSE
10 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.83%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (40.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (19.83%) COBIT
3 14 (11.57%) SLA
4 9 (7.44%) GDPR
5 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.83%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.83%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (3.31%) NetVault Backup
2 3 (2.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.83%) Netcool
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.75%) VMware
3 13 (10.74%) Cisco
4 12 (9.92%) Oracle
5 5 (4.13%) HP
6 4 (3.31%) AppDynamics
6 4 (3.31%) Intel
6 4 (3.31%) McAfee
6 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.31%) Sophos
7 3 (2.48%) Logi
7 3 (2.48%) Logi Analytics
7 3 (2.48%) Sybase
7 3 (2.48%) Veeam
8 2 (1.65%) Citrix
8 2 (1.65%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) Kaseya
8 2 (1.65%) NetApp
8 2 (1.65%) Remedy