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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 38 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.20% 2.63% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.06% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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
214 196 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.26% 85.96% 69.00%
Number of salaries quoted 143 163 109
Average salary £36,750 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Sybase
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Operations
2 2 (18.18%) Server Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Head of IT
2 2 (18.18%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Continuity Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RHEV
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Sybase
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco