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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Continuity
Rank 44 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.77% 3.16% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 3.77% 0.81%
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 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
216 212 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 83.08% 83.79% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 142 165 97
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,750 £53,286
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 3 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Sybase
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Data Management
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 2 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Operations
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco