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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 13 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disaster Recovery
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
13 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 308 316 260
Rank change year-on-year +8 -56 -22
Permanent jobs citing Disaster Recovery 835 390 44
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.10% 0.95% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.99% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 598 328 42
10th Percentile £40,000 £34,472 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,295 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -5.41% -19.27%
75th Percentile £69,032 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,826
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.46% +0.85%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,495 39,260 8,185
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.56% 95.17% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43,225 29,678 7,069
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,350 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.73% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,655 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.81% +1.19% +4.76%

Disaster Recovery
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Disaster Recovery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Disaster Recovery trend for jobs with a WFH option

Disaster Recovery
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Disaster Recovery.

Disaster Recovery salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Disaster Recovery
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Disaster Recovery over the 6 months to 13 August 2022.

Disaster Recovery salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 13 August 2022, Disaster Recovery job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Disaster Recovery.

1 380 (45.51%) Azure
2 362 (43.35%) Microsoft
3 298 (35.69%) Windows
4 235 (28.14%) DevOps
5 227 (27.19%) Business Continuity
6 225 (26.95%) AWS
7 218 (26.11%) Social Skills
8 212 (25.39%) Active Directory
9 202 (24.19%) Finance
10 188 (22.51%) SQL
11 184 (22.04%) Windows Server
12 179 (21.44%) Agile
13 174 (20.84%) Microsoft 365
14 173 (20.72%) ITIL
15 166 (19.88%) SQL Server
16 165 (19.76%) VMware
17 164 (19.64%) Linux
18 137 (16.41%) Firewall
19 136 (16.29%) Python
20 135 (16.17%) High Availability
21 121 (14.49%) Terraform
22 118 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
23 117 (14.01%) PowerShell
24 112 (13.41%) DNS
25 111 (13.29%) Degree
26 109 (13.05%) Performance Tuning
27 104 (12.46%) Cybersecurity
28 103 (12.34%) Mentoring
28 103 (12.34%) Kubernetes
29 102 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering

Disaster Recovery
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 54 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 53 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 30 (3.59%) IIS
4 14 (1.68%) Oracle Application Server
4 14 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.56%) Confluence
6 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.60%) Apache
8 4 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.48%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.24%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.12%) Appian
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.32%) CATIA
4 7 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.32%) DELMIA
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.24%) ION Anvil
4 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 380 (45.51%) Azure
2 225 (26.95%) AWS
3 174 (20.84%) Microsoft 365
4 99 (11.86%) SaaS
5 93 (11.14%) PaaS
6 78 (9.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 75 (8.98%) IaaS
8 60 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
9 55 (6.59%) Azure DevOps
10 54 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 47 (5.63%) GCP
12 41 (4.91%) Azure Monitor
13 39 (4.67%) GitHub
14 30 (3.59%) Power Platform
15 27 (3.23%) Datadog
16 25 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
17 22 (2.63%) Azure Sentinel
18 21 (2.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 21 (2.51%) Rubrik
19 16 (1.92%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (16.41%) Firewall
2 112 (13.41%) DNS
3 94 (11.26%) WAN
4 89 (10.66%) LAN
5 83 (9.94%) DHCP
6 69 (8.26%) SAN
7 65 (7.78%) VPN
8 51 (6.11%) Internet
9 47 (5.63%) TCP/IP
10 44 (5.27%) Network Security
11 39 (4.67%) VLAN
12 37 (4.43%) Wireless
13 32 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
14 23 (2.75%) NAS
15 19 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (2.04%) SD-WAN
16 17 (2.04%) SNMP
17 16 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 42 (5.03%) Relational Database
6 35 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 27 (3.23%) OLTP
10 26 (3.11%) MySQL
11 24 (2.87%) Data Lake
12 23 (2.75%) Big Data
12 23 (2.75%) Power BI
13 22 (2.63%) RDBMS
14 21 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (2.28%) Oracle Exadata
15 19 (2.28%) Tableau
16 18 (2.16%) Redis
17 17 (2.04%) PolyBase
Development Applications
1 48 (5.75%) JIRA
2 45 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.16%) GitLab
6 17 (2.04%) JMeter
6 17 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
8 15 (1.80%) Gatling
8 15 (1.80%) LoadRunner
9 11 (1.32%) CircleCI
9 11 (1.32%) Selenium
10 10 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.20%) Cypress.io
10 10 (1.20%) RSpec
10 10 (1.20%) webpack
11 9 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.96%) Postman
13 6 (0.72%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 218 (26.11%) Social Skills
2 202 (24.19%) Finance
3 81 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (5.75%) Public Sector
5 43 (5.15%) Marketing
6 38 (4.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 30 (3.59%) Manufacturing
8 27 (3.23%) Law
9 26 (3.11%) Legal
10 25 (2.99%) Banking
11 23 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
12 22 (2.63%) Retail
12 22 (2.63%) Telecoms
13 21 (2.51%) Financial Institution
14 19 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (2.28%) Presentation Skills
15 17 (2.04%) Esports
15 17 (2.04%) Games
15 17 (2.04%) Local Government
15 17 (2.04%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 98 (11.74%) DBA
2 88 (10.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 86 (10.30%) Analyst
4 83 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 73 (8.74%) Administrator
6 56 (6.71%) SQL DBA
7 50 (5.99%) Azure Engineer
8 40 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
9 39 (4.67%) Architect
10 38 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 37 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
11 37 (4.43%) IT Engineer
12 30 (3.59%) Principal Engineer
13 26 (3.11%) Security Analyst
14 24 (2.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 24 (2.87%) Security Engineer
15 23 (2.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 23 (2.75%) SQL Server DBA
15 23 (2.75%) Test Engineer
16 22 (2.63%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.35%) .NET
2 43 (5.15%) Kafka
3 42 (5.03%) ARM Templates
4 28 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (2.04%) PySpark
6 14 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (1.68%) JSON
7 13 (1.56%) Node.js
7 13 (1.56%) REST
8 12 (1.44%) HTML
9 10 (1.20%) Django
9 10 (1.20%) Jest
9 10 (1.20%) Memcached
9 10 (1.20%) Nuxt
9 10 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (1.20%) Sass
9 10 (1.20%) Vue.js
9 10 (1.20%) Vuex
10 9 (1.08%) Software Packaging
10 9 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.98%) Management Information System
2 73 (8.74%) Data Centre
3 69 (8.26%) Public Cloud
4 65 (7.78%) Replication
5 48 (5.75%) Clustering
6 47 (5.63%) Cloud Native
7 26 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.75%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.04%) Online Games
10 17 (2.04%) Sports Betting
11 15 (1.80%) Legacy Systems
12 13 (1.56%) Cyber Defence
13 12 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.32%) Life Science
14 11 (1.32%) NHS
15 10 (1.20%) PKI
16 9 (1.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 298 (35.69%) Windows
2 184 (22.04%) Windows Server
3 164 (19.64%) Linux
4 68 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (7.66%) Windows Server 2016
6 51 (6.11%) Unix
7 40 (4.79%) Windows Server 2019
8 32 (3.83%) CentOS
9 31 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (2.75%) Windows 10
10 23 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.68%) Android
11 14 (1.68%) Solaris
12 10 (1.20%) Debian
12 10 (1.20%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.48%) AIX
17 2 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (28.14%) DevOps
2 227 (27.19%) Business Continuity
3 179 (21.44%) Agile
4 173 (20.72%) ITIL
5 135 (16.17%) High Availability
6 109 (13.05%) Performance Tuning
7 104 (12.46%) Cybersecurity
8 103 (12.34%) Mentoring
9 102 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 94 (11.26%) Analytics
11 89 (10.66%) CI/CD
12 88 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
13 84 (10.06%) Migration
14 81 (9.70%) Project Management
15 76 (9.10%) Change Management
16 74 (8.86%) Computer Science
17 72 (8.62%) Infrastructure as Code
18 71 (8.50%) Data Protection
19 70 (8.38%) Fintech
20 64 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 188 (22.51%) SQL
2 136 (16.29%) Python
3 117 (14.01%) PowerShell
4 84 (10.06%) Java
5 77 (9.22%) JavaScript
6 49 (5.87%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.63%) C#
8 43 (5.15%) Ruby
9 41 (4.91%) Bash
10 28 (3.35%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.75%) Go
12 17 (2.04%) Scala
13 11 (1.32%) Perl
14 10 (1.20%) ES6
14 10 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.96%) C++
16 7 (0.84%) C
17 6 (0.72%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.60%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (13.29%) Degree
2 49 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 35 (4.19%) MCSE
7 32 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (3.23%) AWS Certification
8 27 (3.23%) CCNA
9 26 (3.11%) CCNP
10 22 (2.63%) CISSP
11 17 (2.04%) MCSA
12 10 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.96%) CISA
13 8 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.84%) CompTIA CySA+
14 7 (0.84%) SSCP
15 6 (0.72%) CISM
15 6 (0.72%) MCP
15 6 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (5.63%) SLA
3 26 (3.11%) Accessibility
4 23 (2.75%) GDPR
5 18 (2.16%) QA
6 17 (2.04%) NIST
7 16 (1.92%) Data Quality
7 16 (1.92%) PCI DSS
8 14 (1.68%) ISO 22301
9 11 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (1.32%) NCSC
9 11 (1.32%) PMO
10 9 (1.08%) GRC
11 4 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.48%) GxP
12 3 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.24%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 212 (25.39%) Active Directory
2 118 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.11%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.39%) vSphere
5 42 (5.03%) Docker
6 19 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (1.32%) BitLocker
10 11 (1.32%) XenApp
11 10 (1.20%) Firmware
12 9 (1.08%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.96%) NFS
14 7 (0.84%) DFS Replication
14 7 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.72%) iptables
15 6 (0.72%) Postfix
16 5 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 121 (14.49%) Terraform
2 103 (12.34%) Kubernetes
3 71 (8.50%) SCCM
4 49 (5.87%) Ansible
5 44 (5.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 33 (3.95%) Puppet
7 31 (3.71%) SCOM
8 30 (3.59%) WSUS
9 25 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 24 (2.87%) Nagios
11 22 (2.63%) SCSM
12 21 (2.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 18 (2.16%) NetBackup
14 17 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (1.92%) vCenter Server
16 14 (1.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 13 (1.56%) FortiGate
18 11 (1.32%) ZABBIX
19 10 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
20 9 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 362 (43.35%) Microsoft
2 165 (19.76%) VMware
3 77 (9.22%) Oracle
4 64 (7.66%) Citrix
5 62 (7.43%) Cisco
6 58 (6.95%) Veeam
7 35 (4.19%) Google
8 34 (4.07%) Red Hat
9 32 (3.83%) HP
10 28 (3.35%) SolarWinds
11 25 (2.99%) Palo Alto
12 21 (2.51%) Commvault
12 21 (2.51%) Dell
13 19 (2.28%) New Relic
14 18 (2.16%) Dynatrace
14 18 (2.16%) IBM
14 18 (2.16%) Meraki
15 17 (2.04%) Adobe
15 17 (2.04%) Apple
15 17 (2.04%) Veritas