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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 106 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 12 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.71% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.89% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 23
Average salary £41,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
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
1457 1345 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.12% 79.92% 74.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1165 1060
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Continuity across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 23 (46.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (46.00%) VMware
4 18 (36.00%) ITIL
5 17 (34.00%) SQL
6 16 (32.00%) SLA
7 15 (30.00%) Windows
7 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 14 (28.00%) Service Delivery
8 14 (28.00%) vSphere
9 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
9 13 (26.00%) Security Management
10 12 (24.00%) Citrix
10 12 (24.00%) SAN
10 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (22.00%) BCP
11 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 10 (20.00%) Information Security
12 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (18.00%) WAN
13 9 (18.00%) Degree
13 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (18.00%) XenApp
14 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
14 8 (16.00%) MS Access

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) SAN
2 9 (18.00%) WAN
3 8 (16.00%) LAN
3 8 (16.00%) Network Security
4 7 (14.00%) NAS
5 4 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) DNS
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (16.00%) MS Access
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (12.00%) Automotive
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 8 (16.00%) MI Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Customer Services Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Compliance Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Officer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Architecture Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) CESG
2 3 (6.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.00%) Handset
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) RMADS
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) CentOS
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (36.00%) ITIL
3 15 (30.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 14 (28.00%) Service Delivery
5 13 (26.00%) Security Management
6 11 (22.00%) BCP
7 10 (20.00%) Information Security
8 8 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (16.00%) Coaching
9 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Service Management
9 4 (8.00%) Six Sigma
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) Process Management
10 3 (6.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (6.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) CISSP
2 4 (8.00%) CISA
2 4 (8.00%) CISM
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CISMP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) IRCA
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCEA
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) VCDX
5 1 (2.00%) VCAP
5 1 (2.00%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) SLA
2 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.00%) vSphere
3 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (18.00%) XenApp
5 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.00%) vCloud
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) Dell
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco
6 6 (12.00%) EMC
7 4 (8.00%) Juniper
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) Novell
9 1 (2.00%) Computacenter