The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 127 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 5 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.65% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.82% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 14
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Business Continuity
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Birmingham region.

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Birmingham

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity.

1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) MS Access
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Automotive
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) CISM
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) CISA
6 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 4 (17.39%) CISMP
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (13.04%) Windows

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Continuity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (26.09%) MS Access
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) MI Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Architecture Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) RMADS
2 1 (4.35%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (8.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) CISMP
2 4 (17.39%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware