The table below looks at the statistics for Business Continuity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 35 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.47% - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £40,500 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +17.64%
Business Continuity
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 201 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.23% 87.39% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 170 138 244
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Chester

Business Continuity
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Operations
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle