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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Continuity
Rank 84 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Business Continuity 20 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.52% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £35,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Business Continuity
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1268 1345 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.69% 86.55% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 797 870 592
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Business Continuity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Continuity Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Continuity Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Business Continuity Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Continuity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (53.33%) Information Security
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) ITIL
3 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) Business Continuity Management
8 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) BCP
8 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (26.67%) Security Management
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) Service Management
9 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
9 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
9 7 (23.33%) Degree
9 7 (23.33%) COBIT
10 6 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
10 6 (20.00%) Middleware
10 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (20.00%) HP
10 6 (20.00%) Coaching
11 5 (16.67%) CISSP
11 5 (16.67%) SAN
11 5 (16.67%) Oracle

Business Continuity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) IPsec
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
1 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Auditor
4 2 (6.67%) IT Graduate
4 2 (6.67%) Auditor
4 2 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (3.33%) Head of Security
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (16.67%) SCADA
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) CCTV
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Information Security
2 13 (43.33%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (30.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 8 (26.67%) BCP
5 8 (26.67%) Security Management
5 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 7 (23.33%) Service Management
6 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (20.00%) Coaching
8 5 (16.67%) Cyber Security
8 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (13.33%) Time Management
9 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) CISSP
2 5 (16.67%) CISA
2 5 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) GIAC
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (23.33%) COBIT
2 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Splunk
6 3 (10.00%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
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