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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 122 103 97
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 8 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 1.24% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 10
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Business Continuity
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1529 1623 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.97% 83.88% 81.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1292 1049
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Cheshire

Business Continuity
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
Business Continuity
North West

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (73.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 11 (47.83%) SLA
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (39.13%) ITIL V3
5 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
5 9 (39.13%) Terminal Server
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
6 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Wireless
7 7 (30.43%) Financial Institution
7 7 (30.43%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (30.43%) Retail
8 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (26.09%) SAN
8 6 (26.09%) Symantec
9 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) Process Management
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) Linux
9 5 (21.74%) VLAN
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless
3 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) VLAN
4 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) OLAP
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Retail
2 7 (30.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
1 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
1 5 (21.74%) Support Team Leader
1 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support Team Leader
1 5 (21.74%) Desktop Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) HP Superdome
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000 Server
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) HPUX
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL V3
4 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
5 7 (30.43%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) Process Management
6 5 (21.74%) Line Management
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) BCP
8 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
9 2 (8.70%) High Availability
9 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) SLA
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Terminal Server
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) Samba
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Symantec
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) LANDesk
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) TOWER Software
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) HP