Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 207 203
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 -28
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 88 119 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.20% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.31% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 82 104 125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £59,068 £58,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +1.39%

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 7,781 9,058 10,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.42% 91.40% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,955 7,421 8,363
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +10 47 £42,000 +12.00% 8
Coventry +24 15 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Warwickshire +39 8 £31,500 -3.08%
Staffordshire +6 6 £45,000 +24.45% 4
Wolverhampton +2 6 £35,000 -17.65%
Worcestershire +12 5 £31,841 +22.46% 1
Solihull -5 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 47 (53.41%) Business Continuity
2 42 (47.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (38.64%) ITIL
4 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
5 29 (32.95%) Firewall
6 28 (31.82%) Windows
7 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
8 26 (29.55%) Information Security
9 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 23 (26.14%) Finance
10 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 21 (23.86%) VMware
12 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
12 21 (23.86%) LAN
12 21 (23.86%) WAN
13 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (20.45%) Project Management
15 17 (19.32%) Risk Management
16 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
16 16 (18.18%) Data Protection
16 16 (18.18%) IT Strategy
17 15 (17.05%) GDPR
17 15 (17.05%) Degree
17 15 (17.05%) Office 365
17 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
17 15 (17.05%) SAN
18 14 (15.91%) SQL
19 13 (14.77%) CISSP
19 13 (14.77%) VoIP

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 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.82%) IIS
4 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (17.05%) Office 365
3 6 (6.82%) IaaS
3 6 (6.82%) SaaS
4 4 (4.55%) PaaS
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.95%) Firewall
2 21 (23.86%) LAN
2 21 (23.86%) WAN
3 15 (17.05%) SAN
4 13 (14.77%) Network Security
4 13 (14.77%) VoIP
5 11 (12.50%) DNS
5 11 (12.50%) IPsec
5 11 (12.50%) SSL
6 7 (7.95%) Internet
6 7 (7.95%) VPN
7 5 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.55%) DMZ
8 4 (4.55%) H.323
8 4 (4.55%) SS7
9 3 (3.41%) VLAN
10 2 (2.27%) DHCP
10 2 (2.27%) PBX
10 2 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.41%) DTS
5 3 (3.41%) Power BI
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Anywhere
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.27%) MySQL
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Billing
3 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.55%) Local Government
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) IT Manager
3 15 (17.05%) DBA
4 13 (14.77%) IT Security Manager
4 13 (14.77%) Security Manager
5 11 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) SQL DBA
7 8 (9.09%) Information Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (9.09%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Administrator
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Service Manager
10 4 (4.55%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.82%) Replication
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.41%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.27%) AS400
5 2 (2.27%) LPAR
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) CMDB
6 1 (1.14%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.14%) Fintech
6 1 (1.14%) iSeries
6 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Windows
2 27 (30.68%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.68%) Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.14%) OS/400
8 1 (1.14%) Solaris
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Business Continuity
2 34 (38.64%) ITIL
3 26 (29.55%) Information Security
4 18 (20.45%) Project Management
5 17 (19.32%) Risk Management
6 16 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 16 (18.18%) IT Strategy
7 13 (14.77%) Network Design
7 13 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (11.36%) ISMS
10 10 (11.36%) IT Governance
11 9 (10.23%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (10.23%) Release Management
12 8 (9.09%) Change Management
12 8 (9.09%) Internal Audit
13 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.27%) C
3 2 (2.27%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) C++
4 1 (1.14%) Perl
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
4 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 13 (14.77%) CISM
2 13 (14.77%) CISSP
3 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.55%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.27%) CCNP
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) CCDP
6 1 (1.14%) CCSP
6 1 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (47.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (17.05%) GDPR
3 11 (12.50%) COBIT
4 8 (9.09%) SLA
5 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.14%) IASME
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.14%) Docker
6 1 (1.14%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.41%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.86%) VMware
3 11 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (5.68%) HP
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle
5 4 (4.55%) Intel
5 4 (4.55%) McAfee
6 3 (3.41%) Citrix
6 3 (3.41%) Logi
6 3 (3.41%) Logi Analytics
6 3 (3.41%) Sophos
6 3 (3.41%) Sybase
7 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.14%) F5
7 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.14%) NetApp
7 1 (1.14%) OutSystems
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Veeam