Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 193 179
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 -33
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 128 131 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.26% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.40% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 118 124 127
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £59,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 8,730 9,379 9,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.41% 89.91% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,867 7,343 7,585
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +27 56 £37,500 - 6
Staffordshire +3 17 £35,250 -11.88% 5
Coventry -6 11 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Warwickshire -15 10 £50,000 - 4
Solihull -4 9 £47,500 +10.47%
Shropshire +7 7 £17,625 -23.37% 8
Wolverhampton - 7 £31,000 -
Herefordshire +9 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire +3 2 £26,000 -30.67%
Walsall -4 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Dudley - 2 £30,000 -
West Bromwich +5 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Disaster Recovery
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 74 (57.81%) Windows
2 60 (46.88%) VMware
3 56 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 56 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 54 (42.19%) Firewall
5 51 (39.84%) Windows Server
6 45 (35.16%) Business Continuity
7 44 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (32.03%) ITIL
9 39 (30.47%) LAN
10 34 (26.56%) WAN
10 34 (26.56%) MS Exchange
11 31 (24.22%) Finance
12 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
13 28 (21.88%) SAN
14 27 (21.09%) Project Management
15 25 (19.53%) Cisco
16 24 (18.75%) VoIP
17 23 (17.97%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (16.41%) CCNA
19 21 (16.41%) Hyper-V
20 19 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
20 19 (14.84%) Data Centre
20 19 (14.84%) HP
20 19 (14.84%) SSL
20 19 (14.84%) SLA
20 19 (14.84%) SQL
21 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
21 18 (14.06%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 34 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.03%) Apache
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.34%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) Drupal
6 2 (1.56%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) nginx
6 2 (1.56%) SAS
6 2 (1.56%) WordPress
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.78%) CATIA
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.50%) Office 365
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.56%) GitHub
4 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.56%) Linode
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Serverless
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (42.19%) Firewall
2 39 (30.47%) LAN
3 34 (26.56%) WAN
4 28 (21.88%) SAN
5 24 (18.75%) VoIP
6 19 (14.84%) SSL
7 16 (12.50%) VPN
8 12 (9.38%) IPsec
9 10 (7.81%) DNS
10 9 (7.03%) DHCP
11 8 (6.25%) BGP
11 8 (6.25%) EIGRP
11 8 (6.25%) OSPF
11 8 (6.25%) VLAN
11 8 (6.25%) Wireless
12 7 (5.47%) Internet
12 7 (5.47%) ISDN
12 7 (5.47%) NAS
12 7 (5.47%) RTCP
12 7 (5.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.13%) MySQL
6 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.56%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.56%) KDB
7 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.56%) JIRA
1 2 (1.56%) PEAR
2 1 (0.78%) AccuRev
2 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.78%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.78%) Maven
2 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Front Office
4 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Back Office
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (10.94%) Service Manager
3 13 (10.16%) Administrator
3 13 (10.16%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 10 (7.81%) DBA
5 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) IT Support
6 8 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 8 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 8 (6.25%) Network Services Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.47%) Field Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Network Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Service Manager
7 7 (5.47%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) .NET
1 2 (1.56%) Flash
1 2 (1.56%) JMS
1 2 (1.56%) LAMP
1 2 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.78%) Java SE
2 1 (0.78%) JPA
2 1 (0.78%) Kafka
2 1 (0.78%) Spring
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.94%) Replication
3 11 (8.59%) Clustering
4 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.47%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.47%) Handset
6 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (3.91%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.56%) Celerra
8 2 (1.56%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.56%) CMDB
8 2 (1.56%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.56%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) Equities
9 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 74 (57.81%) Windows
2 51 (39.84%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (10.94%) Linux
5 9 (7.03%) Unix
5 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.47%) CentOS
6 7 (5.47%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.91%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.91%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.56%) HPUX
10 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) Business Continuity
2 41 (32.03%) ITIL
3 27 (21.09%) Project Management
4 18 (14.06%) Business Continuity Planning
4 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
5 17 (13.28%) BCP
5 17 (13.28%) IT Strategy
6 13 (10.16%) Network Design
6 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (9.38%) Change Management
7 12 (9.38%) Information Security
7 12 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.59%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (7.03%) Contingency Planning
10 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.03%) Six Sigma
11 8 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.84%) SQL
2 11 (8.59%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.03%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.91%) Java
6 3 (2.34%) C
6 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.56%) PHP
7 2 (1.56%) Python
7 2 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (16.41%) CCNA
4 16 (12.50%) MCSE
5 10 (7.81%) CCNP
6 7 (5.47%) Degree
7 5 (3.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (3.91%) MCSA
8 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.78%) CCSA
10 1 (0.78%) CITP
10 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.78%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.78%) MCT
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.84%) SLA
2 18 (14.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (10.16%) COBIT
4 5 (3.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.91%) GDPR
5 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 56 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 44 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.41%) Hyper-V
4 19 (14.84%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (13.28%) vSphere
6 13 (10.16%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (3.91%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (3.91%) ISA Server
8 4 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.34%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.56%) Gluster
10 2 (1.56%) NFS
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (5.47%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (5.47%) Cisco UCCX
1 7 (5.47%) vCenter Server
2 6 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.13%) Nagios
4 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.56%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.56%) Netcool
5 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.56%) Packer
5 2 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.56%) Terraform
6 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (46.88%) VMware
2 56 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.53%) Cisco
4 19 (14.84%) HP
5 13 (10.16%) Citrix
6 11 (8.59%) Juniper
7 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.25%) NetApp
9 6 (4.69%) McAfee
9 6 (4.69%) Oracle
9 6 (4.69%) Veeam
10 5 (3.91%) IBM
10 5 (3.91%) Intel
11 4 (3.13%) Brocade
11 4 (3.13%) Dell
11 4 (3.13%) EqualLogic
12 2 (1.56%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (1.56%) Google
12 2 (1.56%) Isilon