Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Disaster Recovery
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 197 180
Rank change year-on-year -14 -17 -31
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 117 153 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.15% 1.32% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.49% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 106 133 150
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,300 £30,925
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,300 £57,275
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 9042 10303 9657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.87% 89.10% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7335 8059 7968
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Birmingham +21 53 £37,500 -6.25%
Staffordshire -5 11 £35,571 -11.07%
Solihull +8 10 £47,500 +14.46%
Shropshire -2 8 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Coventry +2 7 £30,000 -18.92% 1
Worcestershire -6 5 £26,000 -30.67%
Wolverhampton - 4 £33,000 -
Walsall +4 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Herefordshire -1 3 £55,000 +74.60%
Warwickshire -10 3 £32,500 -14.47% 2
West Bromwich +4 2 £31,000 -25.30%
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 59 (50.43%) Windows
2 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
3 46 (39.32%) Active Directory
4 43 (36.75%) Firewall
4 43 (36.75%) VMware
5 40 (34.19%) Windows Server
6 38 (32.48%) Business Continuity
7 37 (31.62%) ITIL
8 31 (26.50%) Finance
9 28 (23.93%) SQL
9 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
10 27 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (19.66%) LAN
14 20 (17.09%) WAN
14 20 (17.09%) SAN
14 20 (17.09%) Business Continuity Planning
15 19 (16.24%) Project Management
16 18 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 18 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
17 17 (14.53%) Information Security
17 17 (14.53%) Cisco
17 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
18 16 (13.68%) SLA
18 16 (13.68%) Office 365
19 15 (12.82%) vSphere
19 15 (12.82%) IT Strategy
19 15 (12.82%) CCNA
19 15 (12.82%) MCSE

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 28 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (7.69%) Apache
4 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.56%) SAS
8 2 (1.71%) CMS
8 2 (1.71%) Drupal
8 2 (1.71%) IIS
8 2 (1.71%) nginx
8 2 (1.71%) WordPress
9 1 (0.85%) Confluence
9 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.85%) CATIA
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Office 365
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) G Suite
4 2 (1.71%) GitHub
4 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Linode
5 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.75%) Firewall
2 23 (19.66%) LAN
3 20 (17.09%) SAN
3 20 (17.09%) WAN
4 12 (10.26%) VoIP
5 10 (8.55%) DHCP
5 10 (8.55%) DNS
6 9 (7.69%) IPsec
6 9 (7.69%) SSL
7 7 (5.98%) VLAN
8 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.42%) MPLS
9 2 (1.71%) DMZ
9 2 (1.71%) SSH
9 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.71%) VPN
9 2 (1.71%) WLAN
10 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.42%) MySQL
4 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.56%) KDB
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.71%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Maven
2 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.71%) JIRA
2 2 (1.71%) JUnit
2 2 (1.71%) Mockito
2 2 (1.71%) PEAR
3 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (26.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Front Office
6 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Back Office
7 3 (2.56%) Legal
8 2 (1.71%) Electronics
8 2 (1.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Analyst
2 11 (9.40%) Administrator
2 11 (9.40%) Support Analyst
3 10 (8.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.55%) IT Engineer
3 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 8 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Applications Support
5 8 (6.84%) Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) DBA
6 7 (5.98%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) IT Support
7 6 (5.13%) Security Specialist
7 6 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Client Services Manager
8 5 (4.27%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
1 4 (3.42%) Java SE
1 4 (3.42%) JPA
1 4 (3.42%) Spring
2 3 (2.56%) JMS
2 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) Java RMI
3 2 (1.71%) JDBC
3 2 (1.71%) JSP
3 2 (1.71%) LAMP
3 2 (1.71%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.71%) OSGi
3 2 (1.71%) REST
3 2 (1.71%) Servlets
3 2 (1.71%) SOAP
3 2 (1.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 13 (11.11%) Replication
2 11 (9.40%) Clustering
3 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.98%) Handset
5 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.71%) Blog
7 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Equities
8 1 (0.85%) Fintech
8 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.43%) Windows
2 40 (34.19%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.97%) Linux
3 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (8.55%) Unix
5 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.84%) Windows 10
7 7 (5.98%) CentOS
7 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.56%) HPUX
8 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) Business Continuity
2 37 (31.62%) ITIL
3 20 (17.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 19 (16.24%) Project Management
5 17 (14.53%) Information Security
5 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.82%) IT Strategy
7 13 (11.11%) BCP
8 12 (10.26%) ISMS
8 12 (10.26%) Security Management
9 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.55%) Information Security Management
10 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
11 9 (7.69%) Network Design
11 9 (7.69%) Six Sigma
11 9 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
12 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
12 8 (6.84%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) SQL
2 12 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 9 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (1.71%) PHP
6 2 (1.71%) Python
6 2 (1.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.82%) CCNA
2 15 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (12.82%) MCSE
3 7 (5.98%) MCSA
4 6 (5.13%) Degree
5 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.56%) CCNP
7 2 (1.71%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) MCITP
7 2 (1.71%) MCP
7 2 (1.71%) MCTS
7 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (13.68%) SLA
3 11 (9.40%) COBIT
4 6 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.71%) GDPR
7 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 46 (39.32%) Active Directory
2 27 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (12.82%) vSphere
5 13 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (10.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.71%) Gluster
7 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) vCenter Server
2 5 (4.27%) Nagios
2 5 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.42%) WSUS
4 3 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.56%) Netcool
5 2 (1.71%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.71%) Packer
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 2 (1.71%) Terraform
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (36.75%) VMware
3 17 (14.53%) Cisco
4 13 (11.11%) Veeam
5 12 (10.26%) Juniper
6 11 (9.40%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.84%) EqualLogic
8 7 (5.98%) HP
8 7 (5.98%) Oracle
9 5 (4.27%) Citrix
9 5 (4.27%) NetApp
10 4 (3.42%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (3.42%) Dell
10 4 (3.42%) Google
10 4 (3.42%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (3.42%) Synology
11 3 (2.56%) McAfee
12 2 (1.71%) Intel
12 2 (1.71%) SAP
12 2 (1.71%) Sybase