Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 198 181
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 136 112 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.14% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.25% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 122 94 135
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +3.61% +7.79%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,650 £30,100
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 8,692 8,935 10,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.22% 90.70% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,702 7,188 8,282
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +4 52 £40,000 -7.51% 1
Staffordshire +19 18 £35,500 -17.44% 4
Warwickshire +5 18 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Wolverhampton -10 13 £42,500 +37.10%
Coventry -7 11 £43,000 -12.24% 1
Solihull +10 5 £45,000 +4.65%
Shropshire +5 5 £17,500 -57.06% 1
Herefordshire +25 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire +14 2 £27,500 -26.67%
West Bromwich +13 1 £40,000 +21.21%
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 68 (50.00%) Windows
2 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 58 (42.65%) Active Directory
3 58 (42.65%) VMware
4 53 (38.97%) ITIL
5 52 (38.24%) Business Continuity
6 50 (36.76%) Windows Server
7 48 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (35.29%) Firewall
7 48 (35.29%) WAN
8 44 (32.35%) VoIP
9 43 (31.62%) LAN
10 41 (30.15%) SQL Server
10 41 (30.15%) MS Exchange
11 34 (25.00%) Project Management
11 34 (25.00%) Finance
12 32 (23.53%) PRINCE2
13 30 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 29 (21.32%) SAN
15 27 (19.85%) SSL
16 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (19.12%) IT Strategy
17 25 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (18.38%) SQL
18 23 (16.91%) Cisco
18 23 (16.91%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (15.44%) Network Design
21 20 (14.71%) COBIT

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 41 (30.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.74%) CATIA
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Office 365
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Serverless
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (35.29%) Firewall
1 48 (35.29%) WAN
2 44 (32.35%) VoIP
3 43 (31.62%) LAN
4 29 (21.32%) SAN
5 27 (19.85%) SSL
6 20 (14.71%) IPsec
7 17 (12.50%) VPN
8 10 (7.35%) DNS
8 10 (7.35%) Wireless
9 9 (6.62%) DHCP
10 8 (5.88%) BGP
10 8 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 8 (5.88%) Internet
10 8 (5.88%) OSPF
11 7 (5.15%) ISDN
11 7 (5.15%) NAS
11 7 (5.15%) PBX
11 7 (5.15%) RTCP
11 7 (5.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.21%) MySQL
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.47%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.47%) Cloud Spanner
6 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) AccuRev
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
1 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.09%) Retail
4 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.21%) Advertising
6 2 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (25.00%) Analyst
2 20 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 18 (13.24%) IT Manager
3 18 (13.24%) Network Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) Network Support
4 17 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
5 16 (11.76%) DBA
6 12 (8.82%) SQL DBA
7 11 (8.09%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (8.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (8.09%) IT Support
8 10 (7.35%) IT Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Service Manager
9 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Network Manager
10 8 (5.88%) Network Services Manager
11 7 (5.15%) Senior Manager
11 7 (5.15%) Senior Network Manager
11 7 (5.15%) Senior Service Manager
11 7 (5.15%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) Web Services
2 3 (2.21%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) Flash
4 1 (0.74%) JMS
4 1 (0.74%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.62%) Replication
4 7 (5.15%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.41%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.94%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) Celerra
8 2 (1.47%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.47%) Clustering
8 2 (1.47%) CMDB
8 2 (1.47%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.47%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.47%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Derivative
9 1 (0.74%) Equities
9 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.00%) Windows
2 50 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 23 (16.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.35%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.68%) Unix
6 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.94%) Linux
8 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.97%) ITIL
2 52 (38.24%) Business Continuity
3 34 (25.00%) Project Management
4 32 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 26 (19.12%) IT Strategy
6 25 (18.38%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (15.44%) Network Design
9 20 (14.71%) Translating Business Requirements
10 19 (13.97%) Change Management
11 13 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (8.09%) BCP
14 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
14 10 (7.35%) Information Security
15 9 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (6.62%) Data Protection
15 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
16 8 (5.88%) ERP
16 8 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.38%) SQL
2 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.94%) C
3 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.47%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (13.24%) CCNP
4 17 (12.50%) MCSE
5 13 (9.56%) CCNA
6 8 (5.88%) CISM
6 8 (5.88%) CISSP
7 7 (5.15%) CCDP
7 7 (5.15%) Degree
8 6 (4.41%) MCDBA
9 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.94%) OCP
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.47%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.47%) MCITP
11 2 (1.47%) MCSA
11 2 (1.47%) MCT
11 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.47%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (14.71%) COBIT
3 17 (12.50%) SLA
4 5 (3.68%) GDPR
5 4 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 58 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 48 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (11.03%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.35%) vSphere
6 8 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (3.68%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (3.68%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.21%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (5.15%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (5.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.21%) SCCM
4 2 (1.47%) Netcool
4 2 (1.47%) NetVault Backup
4 2 (1.47%) Packer
4 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.47%) Terraform
5 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 58 (42.65%) VMware
3 23 (16.91%) Cisco
4 18 (13.24%) HP
5 11 (8.09%) Oracle
6 9 (6.62%) Citrix
7 6 (4.41%) Intel
7 6 (4.41%) McAfee
7 6 (4.41%) Veeam
8 5 (3.68%) Brocade
8 5 (3.68%) IBM
9 4 (2.94%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.94%) Google
9 4 (2.94%) NetApp
9 4 (2.94%) Remedy
9 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.21%) Juniper
10 3 (2.21%) Mitel
11 2 (1.47%) EMC
11 2 (1.47%) Sophos